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The Flattsmouth Herali
KNOTTS iiROS, Publishers
rubUslio.l efry Thiirtday, jind dally evciy
eveitilnj- except Sunday.
KcRiMtert-ri t tli FlattamotitU, Neb. post
ofllcef or traiiiinlsMoii through the U.jS. mail
at second olax rut co.
OtTlcH corner Vina And Fifth ntrts.
TKRH.1 FOR WEEKLY.
One copy, one year, in advance. tl GO
One copy, one year, not in advance...... 3 00
One copy, six month!, in advance 75
One copy, three month, in advaae. . 4
TBUMM FOB BAIL
One cop one year in advance. ............ ti CX
One copy per week, by earrier 15
One cepy, per month - 50
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1M1
It in not generally known, but it
a fact, that IMattsmonth once
came very near brcomin the capi
tal city of Nebraska Territory. It
was the fall of 1HT5 when the lirst
territorial legislature met, and the
question of where the capital should
le located was the all-absorbing
one. Henry Shafer was a candi
date for the seriate from this county,
with Jim O'Neil and some one else
ior the house. One of the wealthi
est men in Glemvood at that time
was Lafe Nuckolls. He was a
bright, shrewd fellow and was
.largely interested in the Platts
inoiith town site. ' Nuckolls con
cluded he wanted to go to the legis
lature, so lie ran for the senate and
selected two of his crowd for the
house; and by fraud and bribery
the Nuckolls crowd were elected.
And in order to save their seats
they Bold out their own town and
voted for Omaha, when the vote
was so close that they could have
made I'lattsmouth if they had de
sired to do so. Omaha at that time
was not half as large as
I'lattsmouth, but it had some men
of means, and they did not hesitate
to use it for the benefit of their
PROVIDENCE (R. I ) AND ITS LES
SON. In the course of an address of
welcome to a convent ion of me
chanical engineers the mayor of
"The state of KMiode Island lias
NO cotton mills, in which it em
ploys MO,(X;0 persons, to whom it
pays nearly $10.1 M),(H) per year. It
has invested in these mills $HM;i. ),
(XX); uses about ifU.XU :. wortli of
raw material; ami produces about
$.').0t)O,iX)i wortli of cotton goods.
The woolen mills of Rhode Island
number N". They employ nearly
20,O persons, pay over .fs,(. K),)0 in
wages, use nearly .J ).()()0.i)i)() worth
of raw material, produce over
:f.r,(J0;, SO worth of goods, and have
overdo.' i.ivested. These two
industries alone pay out !' lS.U ;!).(': KJ
per annum in wages, nearly all of
which is used in exchr .ige, il:-et tly
or indirectly, for goods, and there
fore, enters commerce and makes,
with the 5vU.GJ)0. ::.".) for raw materials
bought and the !?r. ).'. ) worth of
manufactured cloth sold, an annual
commercial transaction of 1 1 7,f AK
0G3. Targe as these figures are they
do not form one-half of the busi
ness of the state of Khode Island.
Providence alone has over 2C0 jew
elry and silvwr ware manufacturing
establishments, which employ over
,(0 persons and over $15,000,000 are
invested in them. When we come
to consider the enormous works for
the production of screws, tools, sta
tionary and .textile machine',
steam engines, electrical apparatus
and :ie .''ier important industries;
the exchange of labor for money,
the money for necessaries, the
purchase of raw material and tin
sale of the production, V .otal
must amount to k- sum of no less
than S5 .).0. U .i) per annum.'
From which it seems that about
llO.CO -persons must be directly
employed in iinum fact urin- at and
Free-traders say that a robber
tariff is responsible for all this nian
uf.;i . ..ig and ilie co tjiienl em
ployment. They would have all of
; -- i raiisierreo to ivaig
. ,- an i France, a.al
' o. ice of many kinds of
ii is ! -. s tiuiii the duty on
its importation, they assure farmers
that the duly i- in all cases added
to li e I'uni of the cotton cloi h they
buv. And to the farmers who
rn'-e "'-' ' ' worth of wool
consumed ;:i those mills, they pro-fe-ss
sorrow for the increased cost
of their clothing and blankets.
While they are saying these
things to the farmers they go
among t he operat i es in ihe mills
and te I ..em -,iat lhediii oirvvool.
wheat and other agricultural pro
ducts is taken out of their pockets,
although they are all the time
prating about "the inexorable laws
of supply ami demand." and they
Jtuowthat a duty on any commodity
high enough to be protective at
once increases the supply; so that
the duty greatly decides whether
lhe employment and profits of pro
duction shall be in one country or
the other in its f"-st effect, and
eventually leads to the reduction of
price in all countries. It is because
protection invariably reduces the
cost of manufactured product and
increases the cost of raw materials
and labor that the Knglish and
their friends find it so objection
able. They wish their manufac-(nr.-.l
i.roiliH-ts to sell at a Inch
nrice while they obtain raw materi
al and labor at its lowest cost, and
they always prefer cutting dowi
wages to putting in new machinery
Sl'EAKINfi of good crops, and tin
result thereof politically, an ex
change very truthfully remarks
that "the hot winds of lhttOjust as
surely sent PefTer and Kem ant
McKeighan and Hryim and a lot
more calamity fellows to congress
as it withered the corn and reduced
potatoes to buck-shot size, and
starved the cattle on a thousand
hills and prairies.'
TliR New York Mail and Express
having issued a fat pamphlet con
tabling all of President Harrison's
speeches during the late tour of the
country, the newspaper fraternity
is trying to badger the New York
Times to rival this piece of enter
prise by publishing in like style the
valuable speeches of the late Presi
dent Cleveland when he swim"-
around the circle. Hut the Times
loves the stuffed prophet of William
street too well to fall ino such a
After the "McKinley prices" hum
bug fell through, its authors turned
their attention to 'McKinley wages,'
publishing reductions which they
asser'ed had been made in various
industries in different parts of the
country. The truth is overtaking
these falsehoods also. Mr. J. W,
Jones contributes to the Weekly
Interior Herald of Hutchinson
Kan., an annihilating reply to cer
tain statements which appeared in
the Alliance Gazette, naming
prominent manufacturing establish
ments as having reduced wages
since the passage of the McKinley
law. Mr. Jones took the trouble to
writ for authoritative information
to the establishments themselves.
We give extracts from the letters he
received, showing how far from the
truth the statements were.
The Trenton Pottery Work writes
as follows, under date of June 1st:
In replying to yours of the 'JOth
ult.. would say that there has been
no change in the prices paid our
Gen i. F. Butler writes under
date. June a:
The story to which you refer is one
of the campaign lies that are floated
about by base men.
J. S. hudlam. who is at the head
of the very largest corporation in
Yours, containing inquiry res
peeing mule spinners' wages, to
hand. In reply, would say there is
not a word of iruth in it.
The Bureau of Statistics of Illi
nois sa s concerning coal mine
There have been no reports re
ceived at this office of any reduc
tion in'the prices per ton for min
ing such as you mention, til cents
The Buckeye Reaper Works,
which was among the firms alleged
to have reduced wages, answered:
Replying to j ours of 29th, there is
no truth in the report.
The Little Falls Knitting Com
Yours is before me, stating that
you have a statement that the
"- 's of the workers in the Little
rails Knitting Mill Company have
been reduced 'JO per cent, since the
passage of the McKinley bill. In
replj'. I would simply fa3 this is a
lie out of whole cloth.
Our wages to-day
in evciy deparment are higher than
they have been before in tJiehistory
of this company, and the indica
tions are thai the wages are liab'
to be higher still, as f;ome of our
he'p are abvady inqi:: ingabout go
ing iaio business i'or themselves,
v.'.ii.-i they claim the McKinley bill
i- -s m.-de it possible for them to
start ii) i i a small way. and make
l'.;io." ; ':, s-. -h as have
;iv;i ,i.:,io-i.-d ,'riiiii France and
Germany, and. to iell the truth,
th.'se very p.'oplo are Democrats
who have l.iieiy got their eyes
oo.'a. Some of our former help are
ma n u I.;:-: uri ng for themselves al
r ! .1 t i lev a. re Democrats, but
Wl'M 1 .,'" vo'a n '!:;-! i ie ?
ley bill agaia.
The Otis Iron Company sa
The statement to which vol
is . ! - -. ; -. v. : a '('
l i l e : i ' - a , -1 ; . a ,
we p ; i ' " a-: !i !.: e
the :-. .-i :. v ''"
These Free Traders
help: i i g i i l v- i s..- ),y
matic manufacture and
of such exi ra a r t
a " i'
ire h a rd y
circu la; am
Hair chains, rings, crosses an
hair work of all kinds to order.
Mrs. A. Knee.
tf 1726 Locust St.
Take your prescriptions to Drown
Barrett's,they dispense pure med
WHY I AM A PROTECTIONIST.
Between nations, but two systems
have ever existed, Ihe free trade
tariff system and the protective
The fruit of the free trade taritf
system is, in Ihe words of the
British Royal Commission, inter
mittent and consequently dear pro
duction, and absence of reliable
profits; in the words of General
Booth, over 3,O0O,XX) of helpless and
starving British workmen, begging
for work to earn the bare bread of
dailv existence: in the words of
Cardinal Manning, "the capital that
stagnates" and "the starvation
wages of the British labor mar
The fruit of the protective tariff
system is by reserving the sure
home market to the competition of
American producers continuous
and consequently economical and
profitable production, giving cheap
prices to the ultimate consumer,
fair returns on invested capital and
the highest wages in the world to
labor. Under it neither capital
stagnates nor labor starves, but
both do their work together.
That is why I am a protectionist.
Pavii Hall Rice.
A BOUT H,(X X),(XX) people, comprisi ug
the population of the Spanish West
Indies, will open their markets to
the American farmer and maim
facturer, on terms exceedingly ad
vantageous to us, a few weeks
hence. This is only rone of the
many great triumphs of republican
statesmanship which have been
achieved in this line in the past six
months. The republican party,
that is to say, has conferred more
benefits on the agriculturists, the
other producers and the masses of
the people generally in the the past
half year than the democrat?
brought about in the entire fifty
years of their control of national af
"Frosted Cream." the latest aud
greutcst drink of the age, at Gering
A Co.'s. lot
The largest line of patent med-i
ci'ies will be found at Brown S: Bar
Great Sacrifice Sale.
From this date forward Dawson
A Pearce will sell the remainder of
their summer stock at and below
cost in order to make ready ior
their fall stock. dthv2
The business relations heretofore
existing between P. S. Wickham and
A. J. Graves are this day terminated
b- mutual agreement.
P. S. U 1CKHAM,
A. J. Gk'AVlCS.
Dated: I'lattsmouth, Neb.. June
High Scnool Alumni,
There will be a meeting of the
Alumni association at the office of
the president on Friday evening,
July 3rd. A full attendance is de
sired as business of uuporntance
will be transacted. PRESIDENT.
New Bam-New Stock..
Filam Parmele has pushed his
way to the front as a liYery man by
keeping nothing but the finest car
riages and buggies and best horses
to oe found in the state. Thoe
wanting a satisfactory livery can't
do better than to call on Mr. Par
It is reported that Brown &
Barrett are selling wall paper
cheaper than any other house in the
A furnished room to rent. En
quire at 414 Vine street, or at The
Furnished Room to Rent.
Fmquire of E. W. Gibson, corner
of. Seventh street and Washington
avenue. A lso Board by the day or
week. Gentleman preferred, dot
A beautiful cottage in South
Park for sale on monthly payments.
Apply to R. B. Windham. d0w2
Needles, oils and parts for all
kinds of machines can be found at
the Singer office, corner of Main
wild Sixth streets, with II. Beck. tf
Wanted: A mod rirl for freneral
house work. Swede preferred apply
to .Mrs S. M. Chapman, No. iJ.u Gran
ite street. tt
"Frosted Cream," the latest and
reatest drink of the agv. at Gering
A: Co.'s. 10t
Potted strawberry plants of
choice varieties will be on sale at
Lew Moore's by Jul' lath. Plants
put out now will insure a big crop
ue:; i year. d.vwtf
'Frosted Cream." the latest and
reatest drink of the age. at Gering
.V Co.'s. 10t
'Frosted Cream." the latest a,.d
greatest drink of the age. at Gering
iV CO.'S. lvTt '
A number of day boarders can be
accommodated at Thompson's res
taurant, opposite opera house,
where the best of meals are served. tf
"Frosted Cream." the latest and
greatest drink of the age. at Gering
At Go's. 10t
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
The Best Salve :a tne world tor Cut
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, S ilt Rheum. Fever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilbl-tins,
Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and posi
tively cures Piles, or bo pay required.
It is guaranteed to pive satisfaction, or
money refunded. Price 2 cents per box.
For sale by F. G. Fricke & Co.
That is. do not leave a comfortable
country for an uncertain city home.
Here is a paragraph saying that the
average wages t 150,000 girld in the city
of New York is sixtv cents a Jay, in-
, eluding the cash girls at two dollars,
j Deducting room rent, tens of thousands
I of these girls canuot have enough for
j comfortable clothing ;yvl nourishing
food. This should serve as a hint to
I country girls who are planning to seek
meir loriunes in ciiies.
Even in a young city like Minneapolis
the cases of disappointment and destitu
tion are numerous and painful. There
are scores of applicants for every place,
and it is getting worse all the time.
Better keep away from cities unless
you have remarkable ability. This ap
plies even to those who are seeking for
ordinary housework. An advertisement
for a cook, a chambermaid or a girl for
general work will be answered by twen
ty or thiitfy the same day. The intelli
gence offices are continually thronged
with young women looking for work of
There is a demand for young women
who can do good work in private homes.
Some of these places are not desirable,
perhapt not tolerable, no matter how
high the wages. There are mistresses
of homes of wealth who are ready to
pay any price for thoroughly competent
girls, but they do not know how to treat
They do not intend to be unjust. The
trouble is, they do not know a good girl
when they have one. Allowing for these
and other exceptions, there remain hun
dreds of homes in Minneapolis where
first class domestics would be"' welcomed
to fair treatment and generous compen
sation. Housekeeper's Weekly.
Too Much Feminine I'oll tenenn.
A street car conductor said "Young
women in Washington indulge in a pe
culiar sort of politeness which is more
calculated to injure the feelings of others
than any rudeness of a deliberate nature
that they could very well contrive. You
will often see a girl of twenty odd get
up in a street car to give her seat to a
lady, quite a stranger, who is no more
than middle aged. This is intended for
a courtesy, presumably, but it is a very
silly one, "because its obvious intention
is to exhibit a deference to superior age.
Now, no woman likes to find herself re
garded from that point of view, and the
worst of it is that it is impossible for the
victim of such a iteTforuiMico to show
any resentment. All she can do is to
decline to accept the place vacated,
which is not very much satisfaction.
"I myself have frequently noticed
women who hjul perceptibly passed their
first youth offering their seats to others
hardly older than themselves, so that it
might seem as if this was a novel way of
claiming to be young at some one else's
expense. My observation is that few
people, however old, are otherwise than
mortified by being given seats in this
manner on the cars. Old gentlemen are
not less sensitive on the point than old
ladies." Cor. St. Loais Globe-Democrat
A. Table Miult) t,f Human Flesh.
A writer in Harper's Magazine of Feb
ruary, 1S33, gave the following descrip
tion of a ren;;irkr.ble table made by Pro
fessor Segato: "It comprise.- every por
tion of the human body transformed
into stone, destined to endure as long as
the world itself if not ground to pieces
by violence. There are really two tables,
one finished and poli.-hed, the other in
complete, made of mosaics formed by
sections of human bones, brains, lungs,
blood vessels, intestines aud muscles, all
as firm as marble, and tawing the in
ternal structure of each.
"Without an explanation a visitor
would suppose them to bo from some
mosaic manufactory, for they are sym
metrically arranged iu squares, trian
gles and circles, with the great variety
of colors nicely graduated. Different
portions of the human body, showing
the internal anatomy, are so perfectly
petrified as to form a fine object of
study for the medical student. Even
morbid anatomy was subjected with en
tire success to this process. Animals of
all kinds, chickens aud reptiles, in short,
nothing that has blood waa capable of
resisting Segato's petrifying touch. "
Hard to (lot.
Doctors are sometimes more consid
erate of their patients' needs than they
are of their circumstances. It is easier
to prescribe a journey to Europe or Ber
muda than it is to fill the prescription.
A gentleman whose affairs had be
come very much embarrassed, and who
was overworked and overworried, went
to a celebrated specialist, broken down
with nervous exhaustion.
"Now," said the doctor, "there is only
one thing that you must have, that is
absence of worry, absence of care and
freedom from all preoccupations."
"Much obliged for your prescription,
said the gentleman, "but you've left out
one important thing iu it."
"What is that'r"
"Yon haven't put in the apothecary's
street and number." Exchange.
Graduates Wlio Use Ilibbon.
A grave professor concerned with read
ing the essays of a large number of grad
uates rrom a co-educational college
demolishes an eld respectable tradition
when in a private letter he writes:
"Brass chimps are a great improvement
on pink ribbon for tying up the loose
pages of wise young women's wi ?e essays,
but the present generation of girl grad
uates would never think of using ribbon
anyhow, it commonly chooses cotton
twine or mucilage." Herein is shock
ingly exemplified the influence of the
mind masculine over the character
feminine. The knot of ribbon is still
very much the rule in schools where
girls alone do congregate. Exchange.
Xo Details Needed.
Mrs. Blank The paper tells of a post
master who was appointed by John
Quincy Adams, and has hr-ld the position
ever since. Was lie an unusually good
man, do you ti-iiik?
Mr. Blank (an experienced citizen)
Oh, not at all, not at all. It waa an un
usually poor office. New York Weekly.
Me 1 3 :3 a. ! No 2, .05 p. .
" 3. ft:M p. ni " i 10:30 a. m
"5, 9 :J5a. m. "S 7;llp. m
' 7, ' lOtt. 111. " 10 9:46 a. iu.
9 .. .6 :J6 p, 1U. "12 141:14 a. TO
" U 5 :L'.ri p. i. ' -.i S :30 tt. In.
" l!l 11 K)0 a. In.
EHMUNDS S ROOT
Tne pioneer mcichtnts of
Carry a full stock of generai
inerehondise which thejsell very
cIom. Highest price paid for
all kinds of farm produce. Oen
eroea tieatmcntand fair dealing
k tk secret of our success.
CIIAS L HOOT,
PLATTSMOUTH - NEBRASKA
Ueiyltal stock paid in o c
Authorized Capital, f IOOtOOO.
'RANK CARRUTI1. JOS. A. CONNOR.
W. H. CUBBING. Caehier.
tTank Oarruth J. A. Connor, F. R. (Juth .
1. W. Johnson, Henry Bajck.John O'Kneie
W. D. Mernam, Win. Wetencamp, W.
FRANSACTSiA GENERAL BANKING B0S1NES
ssues cejtlflCAtes of deposits bearing interest
Buvs aiMl sellf exchaoge, county aud
city i ;
HAVE THE MOST
STOCK IN THE CITY,
EVERYTH1N3 - FRESH - AND - IN - SEASON
LVe want your Poulfrv, Kra-s, Hnt-
ter and your farm product of all
kind?, we will pay you the liiirhe.st
cash price a.- we art buying for a
lim in .Lincoln.
THK LEADING GKOCKRS
Flattsmouth - - Nebraska
Castoria Is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's proscription fa? Infants
and Children. It contains neither Opi:im, Hori'hine nor
other Narcotie substrmce. IS i-i a 2Larailcss &i1riitiitQ
for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, raid Cutor OH,
It m Pli!ant. It jruarrjcteo is thirty yccivi' i::o t)y
Millions of Mothers. CXist orin tlss-tr-ys W rur; r:id .allays
fe-rorislino.". Ca-itork prevciiti -vasiii:j Curd,
cures IMarrhftifi JUid Vind Co!i&. Ciwtiiria rtj-Hevcs
toothing' treul.-lns, cure . " -trSiption s,zul Ihitulency.
Castoria a3sirih'.W:!; ih; , v-xi, riijuLit'j;. t:t-j atotnacU
aud bovtucs, zirLzi'j IseaJthy v.zi l jr-i urrj ::!;c'.n Cas
tor Li is tho Ciiildroa'.-' .aiuvciA tho I-Iothcr'n VricmU
" Castoria in ezn4V'Oi vm.HmuM far c J "
yood eCuc uj-m whir r-bi-i.ti.
Ca.-itr.rvi Is tin - ! r-w'v cB'iirjti c?
vrhli;h I an ao v :.;;. 1 1 vi C-t 1 i-v t
far disl ant irl-n im. ij. wStff A V Jk rwl
irtnt r4 ir-iz trlill,-, Mvi Bi Ovtrrw Rw-
8tCUl Of UlO vr.t.-.'Ji,r a.- ""-'. "". "Vl.llil
lie-rti-qj-ixipr tivir W.v; , . .vtjivAt
ajerits iV-n tS;T tJwvt-t.', i.'ii.ru'-T FJUfHiM?
tbern t iirtnaauu; grtivjs."
Tho ConHtir Comp-vrty, TT ?Inrray Street, Kew York City.
ZUCKWEILER & LUTZ
SOKWICIlSlvN A SCI I IKK.
'Hie Wat-Million Avi lilin
ll.'iicl'jciai t-r for
We jiiiy no rent and wll for CASH.
You dou't'pny any hilln fur dead beats
when you buy of thin thin.
The beet SOFT COAL always on
a r run
5 COI?TSri3E,S 5
MANUrACTORKK OF All
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
DEALER IN THE
Thoicest Brands of Cigars,
FULL LINE OF
TOBACCO AND SMOKERS' ARTICLE
til ways io stock. Nov. 26, 1885.
MEAT Iff A REE
F. H. KU.KNHAUM, Prop.
The best of frt sh meat always found
in this market. Also fresh
KfiXS and Uutter. '
Wild jrame of all kinds kept in their
a SIXTH STKKKT fl
The 5th St. Merchant Tailor
Keepa a Kull Line ot
Consult Vour Iuters? by i i v i u k Him a Call
ET. A. Anfwin, ZZ. D.,
IU S-o. 0-c-.-jj VI. , lirooalyo, r.
" r.r f'nitynn i. t.r: c!.V5j-3rj, dr-pirt- ;
ia-j:i yiv- rvnvi h ly Lt" Cxir -qurl- ' '
mu; lc ttvjir trvJtVj i-.jfren v iiJ.i Ou.st..r ix,
y-a iv .trv fs-r.- to crxiifxa that. C:
irwrua . CWorh L-a.i v-a i b look
farur uirm tt."
lleji C. Smith, 2V.,
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