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About Plattsmouth weekly herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1882-1892 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 4, 1891)
Two of Kind.
A minietrr of Hie gosprl once
Haiti that i newspaper that told the
truth, mid the whole truth, could
not be a pectin'mry success. ' It ap
pears to us that the minister pre
sumes to talk upon n subject about
.which, in all probability, he is not
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J - a
authoritatively, nud that he makes
his assertions too strong, but yet
A r.ll tll.lt tlll.'Vl ill lilt
Hii iih icii i iv l ii ii irmrn in iMicm
ni C 11)1 ill V inui riivi. .....
case to too groat uu extent. News
papers deal with all classes of peo
pie, in all callings ttaint and sin-
uer: nud while we deny that new
papers as a rule voluntarily mid
with premeditation wilfully mis
represent, we are aware that tor
often in dealing with the fau'U o
their readers they deal timidly, or,
in other words, attempt to court
their friendship and yet turret
their vices. This in only huma
nature, beheld in every calling, but
we believe that, until the press
Btrikea out boldly, courting on
the voice of conscience, will it attain
that exulted position, as a swayer ol
the minds of men; an a promul
gator of human thought, to which
it id justly entitled.
Hut we are here reminded of an
old mid familiar saying"thoe
who live in glass houses should
never throw stones." It is true
that the ministry, often times, (joes
hand in hand with the press with
white wash brush and pleasant
words, magnifying little virtues
into large ones ami attributing to
gross sins the cloak of petty ex
cusable misdoings. Many times
the minister, were he to tell the
whole tritt It about fiis church mem
bers, alive or dead, might preach to
Hut these eases are extremes.
W ere the people of this country to
dispense with the press they would
cast aside the most wonderful de
vice for the promulgation of
thought ever devised among men;
h medium, which, for the directness,
strength mid persistence of its in
fluence, has no equal among the
agencies of human utterance.
Likewise with the ministry. Oblit
erate the results of its influence
through the ages past and you
have a heartless, cruel, supersti
tious race; a. 1 uncivili.ed people
nud a lost-work'. - ach have faults,
fttlfTeach have virtues.
Iii the mailer of the estate of
Mary Carnes, deceased. Hearing
on petition for appointment of
Annie M. Martin, administratrix.
Bond fixed ot$l,'2(X).
Americus V. Dunlletal. Hear
ing on petition of R. G. Doom to in
tervene, continued until Aug. 31, 2
State Hank of Kim wood vs. Henry
llollenbeck. Suit on promissory
notes. Hearing, Sept. 3, 10 n. m.
State Hank of Klmwood vs. James
Hoyce. Suit on promissory note
Hearing, Sept. 3, 2 p. nil
In the matter of the application
of Ella Sefton for an order dire, ting
the administrator of estate of W. H.
Sefton, deceased, to pay residue of
estate for her. Trial to court and
taken under ndvisement, pending
settlement of estate of Alice Sefton
deceased, in Saunders county, Neb
Miller & Kichardson vs. J. T. A.
Hoover. Suit on note for $409.35.
Default of defendant entered ajid
judgment for plaintifi for $014.
In the matter of the estate of Win.
Wehrbein, deceased. Hearing on
final settlement. Accounts of Fred
Wehrbein, administrator, allowed
Residue of persona! estate, $Tt.27.
Decree of distribution and assign
ment of realty.
David Wise vs. Flower AAnthony
Hearing on motion to dissovc at
tachment, argued, substituted and
by consent taken under advisement
until Sept. 7.
, J. C. Cummins & Son vs. John
Robins. Continued on application
of defendant until September 3,10
In the matter of the last will and
testament of Julius Schrader, de
ceased. Accounts of G. W. Adams,
executor, allowed. Decree of dis
charge entered and real estate us
Baited to Eniil Schrader, legatee
under the will.
License to wed issued to Mr.
Clarence Wayant, age 25. of Idaho,
and Miss Klla Stotler, age 23, of
Petition of Aaron C. Loder filed
for appointment of Owen Marshall
guardian of Winnona 1). Watson
Jason W. Holloway.Onie M. Hollo
way and Mary Iv. Holloway minors.
Prayer of petition granted and
bond fixed at $2,000.
H. F. Clark vs Flower A Anthony.
llearinsr on motion to dissolvent
t.tchmcut. Argued, substituted and
Liken under assignment by consent
until Sept. 7.
Mrs. T. H. Thompson and little
daughter from Santiago Cal., who
have been visiting relatives in the
city, departed to-day for Oskoloosa,
Iowa to visit other friends.
Miss Mabel Colvin. a granddaugh
ter of Farther Davis, leaves this
ninriiintrfor Shenandoah, where she
will attend the Western Normal
College during the winter.
Indications are that good times
are in store for all classes of people
durimr the coming yar, The ter
tile prairies of the northwest, in re
sponse to the industry of the tanner,
nre yielding bountifully of their
richness with the prospect for an in
creased demand in foreign countries
brought about by the partial fail
ure of crops there, and by the ex
tending of our market by reciptocal
trade relations established, insure
for our farmers a ready market for
their surplus products at greatly
increased prices. The merchant
will then prosper as there will be
an incrased demand for merch
andise owing to the ubilty of the
fanner to meet his desires. The
farmer can employ more laborers
at better prices, the merchant will
need more assistance and in fact
all iudiistr.es, inasmuch all, to a
great extent depend upon the far
mer, can alTorfl to give better em
ployment to labor, and prosper in
Our City School.
The school buildings are under
going a process of repairs in order
to be ready for more effective work
during the. coming term. We are
authoritatively informed that the
high school in particular is receiv
ing some much needed additions.
For some time the work of the high
school has been hampered some
what, owinir to a lack of the neces-
sary apparatus in the scientific de
partment; but modern appliances
have been added to the labratory
placing our school on uu equal foot
ing with the average institution of
the country. Those desiring to be
come more proficient in the ele
ments of the sciences and prepare
foracolleire course, will doubtless
be afforded the opportunity.
While the managers are capable
of providing attractions for our
county fair and really have al
ready assured us that no pains will
be spared to make the fair the best
ever held, yet we are led to suggest
that a game of ball between the
Plattstnouths and some live team
would be one of the best possible
attractions. We believe in a vari
ety, in order to add spice to the
occasion, and doubtless this feature
would draw many visitors.
The following is offered as a cure
for tattlers: Take one pound of
root called think twice, one pound
of speak once weed, and a sprig of
let-alone-other-people's-b u s i n e s s,
and a sufficient quantity of fluid ex
tract of discretion, steep the whole
in a pot of modesty, and it is ready
for use. Dose: One teaspoonful
just before speaking of your neigh
bors. It can be used by ladies and
gentlemen in any condition of
health without the slightest injury.
It would be a very good idea to
sprinkle your handkerchief and put
a few drops on your conscience just
before visiting your neighbor. It
works like a charm. If you are a
downright liar, take a dose of arse
Dr. Livingston and wife came in
this morning from Cedar Creek.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Tartsch left this
morning for Grand Island to attend
the soldiers re-union.
Mrs. Kate Wright and Miss Stella
Reed came in last evening to visit
Hertie Hyers for a few days.
Carl Seely of Madison, Neb., came
down last evening and returned
home this morning with his
daughter, Vera, who has been
visiting the family of David Miller.
K. L. Howe, the efficient and pop
ular H. &. M. stenographer leaves
this evening for Lincoln, where he
will make a short visit with friends
and then he will leave for Heatrice
where he will visit his sister.
Tom Williams, a staunch republi
can of Louisville, has allowed his
name to come before the people as
a candidate for sheriff. He would
poll a strong republican vote if
nominated. Klmwood Echo.
Joe Klein arrived this morning
on the flyer, fresh from the effete
east where he has purchased a
stock of clothing and gents' furu
ishinggoods that will for cheapness
and quality astonish the natives
Joe is a hustler from llustlerville.
C. J. Martin and family arejreceiv-
ing a visit from John Homing and
family of St. Joe. Mr. H. returned
home this morning but his family
will remain a week longer. He ex
pressed himself as being favorably
impressed with our little city and
A few years ago Sam Jones was
admired by nearly every one and
thousands from nearly all sections
of the union flocked to his sermons
but Jones is now undergoing a ti
rade of ridicule and even abuse at
the hands of his former admirers
f he Kev. Mr. Jones opened up a new
chapter in the work of the ministry
and like a great many new sensa
tional literary productions, it would
not stand the test of time. Hut it is
hoped that Rev. Jones will be ac
corded that credite due him, for he
certainly has welded an influence
BLINDNESS AMONG HORSES.
IU Cause and Something; About Preeo
tlnn anil l'romr Treatment.
It has been stated that blindness is
more prevalent among horses in America
than among those of other countries. If
this is the case the causes of the evil
should be Investigated and removed if
possible without delay. It is the fact
that blindness is more prevalent aniony
horses in Ohio than those of any other
section of the country. The cases of
blindness are attributed in a great meas
ure to overfeeding, the Ohio horses be
ing notoriously fat. It is a common
practice to force the fat upon horses in
tended for sale by stuffing them princi
pally with Indian corn, and keeping V.:m
without service in warm, close Btaf ies.
This method of feeding Boon fatams
horse, but at the same time its digestive
functions are injured by the treatment.
It is uow believed that blindness can be
traced to a sympathetic relation between
disorder of the digestive organs und the
brain, and that through the latter the
optic nerve becomes diseased and ends
in destroying the vision. Blindness is
also frequently transmitted to offspring,
and thus an evil, first originating in dis
ease, almost becomes a natural defect by
hraditary descent Errors in feeding
ho.-sti as is well known, also produce
blind staggers and organic disease of the
brain, therefore the greatest care should
be exercised in feeding them.
In order to prevent the spread of horse
blindness it is recommended that when
ever the animal shows the least symp
toms of the disease it Bhoul J be kept on
a light diet of hay and oats. A horse
may be maintained in good condition on
twelve pounds of hay and five pounds of
oats for daily feed. In breeding horses
it is also recommended that all aniuiuls
showing the least symptoms of organic
disease be rejected.
One of the first symptoms incident to
blindness, which any person may readily
notice, is the disposition of the animal
to raise his forelegs unnecessarily high,
while, at the same time, the ears are
drawn back and forth in quick succes
sion, and thus giving sure evidence that
the sagacious animal is sounding the
ground over which he travels. These
are the principal ideas advanced by most
veternarians respecting the cause of prev
alent horse blindness in our country and
a mode of arrestiug the spread of the
evil. There are some other causes of
this disease which appear more evident,
any of which are perfectly capable of
removal. Blind horses are more com
mon in cities than in the rural districts.
This is principally caused by bad sta
bles. Many of them are underground
cellars, and with few exceptions all
stables are too small. They do not ad
mit a sufficient quantity of fresh air for
ventilation and respiration, and this al
ways tends to injure the health of the
animals. Light is as esseutial to the
health of horses as that of men, and yet
most stables are nearly as dark as dun
geons. It would be far better for most
of the horses in our cities to be kept in
open sheds than in the stables commonly
provided for them.
1 am also positive that eyeblinds on
the harness tend to injure the eyes of
horses, and as they are totally useless
aud unsightly appendages they should
be abandoned entirely. The open bridle
has become more common, but it should
be universal. Tight, close collars, which
squeeze the eyes of horses in putting
them on, arc. also very injurious to the
eyes of the animals. I have known one
case of permanent injury to the eves of
an excellent horse from this cause. Car
riage and draft horses should be pro
vided with divided collars, secured either
at the top or bottom, so that they are not
required to be forced over the heads of
the animals. New York World.
Uow to Tell Iron from Steel.
A writer in the Glasgow Engineer, in
pointing out some of the most practica
ble data in testing iron and steel, lays
down a simple rule to start with name
ly, that in any case where a fracture of
iron gives long, silky fibers of a leaden
hue, the fibers cohering and twisting to
gether before breaking, it may be con
sidered a tough, soft iron. Further, a
medium, even grain, mixed with fibers,
is a good sign, while a short and black
ish fiber indicates badly refined iron, a
very fine grain also denoting a hard and
steely iron, which is apt to be cold short
and hard to work with the file. Again,
coarse grain with a brilliant crystallized
fracture and yellow or brown spots, de
notes a brittle iron, cold short, working
easily when heated and welding well.
Nitric acid will produce a black spot
on steel the darker the spot the harder
the steel while iron, on the contrary,
remains bright if touched with that acid.
Good stet:) in its soft state has a curved
fracture and a uniform gray lustre, but
in its hard state a dull, silvery, uniform
white; again, good steel will bear a
white heat without falling to pieces, and
will crumble under the hammer at a
bright heat, while at a middling heat it
may be drawn out under the hammer to
a fine point
The Marvelous Power of Tree Growth.
Washington and Independence squares
give illustrations of the wonderful power
of tree growth. In 1883 the commis
sioner of city property took up with the
good idea of naming the trees. It was
shown that the growth of the trees would
either force the labels from their staples
or else cause them to stand out in a hori
zontal line. The commissioner at once
had the staples drawn, but for all this in
some cases the labels have been torn
from their hinges, while others stand
out from the trunks as if they were in
tended as platforms for birds to rest on.
The soft cells, as soft and tender as a
mushroom when growing, have yet
power enough with ease to lift these
metallic plates by the edge aud force
them into a horizontal position. Any
one could lift one of these to such a posi
tion if the finger could bo gotten for a
half inch under the plate, but imagine
the force which a sort of yeast like sub
stance must possess, which, getting un
der but perhaps the sixteenth or eighth
of an inch, can yet elevate the plHte to a
ptwfeotly horizontal line! Thomas Mee
han in Philadelphia Ledger.
No Excuse for not having a
Home ot Your Own.
Put What you are paying out
for Rent into a home.
7 per cent money for persons
wishing to build in South
Look to the Future
anc invest now in
iHE OPPORTUNITY OF A
Among other reasons why it is
better to invest in South l'ark than
elsewhere in the city, are these:
Property is more saleable if you
wish to sell, more rentable if you
wish to rent; if looking for an in
crease in value, no other part of the
city will compare with it in prospect
The nth ward composed largely of
South l'ark, less than three years
ago could hardly muster up a vote
at the last general election the vote
was 1;19 and all were not polled. It
has been less than two years since
the city invited us into the corpor
ate limits, yet we have over one hun
dred newly built house ond others
in process of construction, owned,
with few exceptions, by the parties
now living in them.
This part of the city has a store
water mains, electric arc lights,
church and school priveledges and
a new church edifice just erected
of which the whole city is proud.
riattsmouth's steady growth for
five years past almost doubling its
population; the advance stand it
has taken regarding public im
provements, the certainty of a new
$80,000 court house; the completion
of the great Missouri Pacific rail
way into this city, giving us anoth
er great trunk line and competing
market; the constant increasing
pay roll of the C. R & y. shops, to
gether with many other well known
reasons, assure a steady and perma
nent advance in realty, which will
doubtless effect South Park more
favorably than any other portion of
With a view to the encouragement of
a still greater growth of thin part of
the city, we will continue to sell lots on
monthly payments, furnish money
with which to erect houses will cx-
change Ms for other improved city
property or for desirable improved or
It is not so much the speculator
as the permanent resident that we
wish to purchase this disirable
property. Out of over eighty pres
ent owners of South Park
property none nre speculators
hence there are no iictitous values
and lots are selling at about the
price they were inimcdiatly after
it was platted- a strong argument
why the present is a most desirable
time for investments. Much addi
tional information regarding South
Park may be had by calling at my
office, on Main mreet over Hank of
Cass County. j
E. B. WINDHAM.
A county clerk will be
,.. , attended to.
OFFICE IX I'OUKT HOI SE,
Plattsmouth, - - Nebraska
MAKCFACTUHK OF AND
umaiESRUS and retmil
CHOICEST BRANDS OF CIGARS
FULL LINK OF
TOBACCO AND SMOKERS ARTICLES
always in stock
IRST : NATIONAL ; BANK
Ol? PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA
Paid up capital
(.liters the very bet facilities for the promp
transaction of Ugttimato
dtoi ks, bonds, (?old, government and locat e
juritiee bought und Hold. Deposit recelvo
nui interest allowed on the certificates
Drafts drawn, available in any part of lU
United Stater" aud all the principal towns ot
V)l.t,F.CTION8 MADR AND PROMPTLY REMIT
TKI). Holiest market price paid for County War
rants, State ana County bouua.
John Fitz mrald D. Hawkswortb
Sam Wauh. F. E. While
(ieorge E. Dovey
lohn Fitzgerald. 8. Waugh.
President Ca-1 fW
HK CITIZENS BANK.
Oayltal stock paid In W o f
Authorized Capital, $100,000.
RANK OARRUTH. JOS. A, CONNOK.
Provident. Vlce-Pre.o '
W. H. CUBBING. Cashier.
"rank (Jarruth J. A. Connor, K.R. Guttm "
. W. Johtnon, Henry Bocck, John O'Kpefe
W. D. Merriam, Wm. Wetencamp, W.
TRANSACTS!! GENERAL BANKING BDSiNES
ues ceJtiflcAtes of depof Its bearlnn Interen
Buys and sells exchange, county and
ANK OF CASS COUNTY
Cor Main and Fifth street.
?ald up capital W
Surplus 26 000
0. H. Parnele President
Kred Oorder Vice President
J. M. Patterson Cashelr
t. M. Patterson, Asst Cashier
J. II. Pwmele, J. M. Patterson, Fred Gorder.
A, B. Smith, R. B. Windham, B. 8. Kameey and
& GENERAL BANK1NC BUSINESS
TRANS A TED
Accounts solicited. Interest allowed on time
deposits and prompt attentlouglveu to all bus
iness entrusted to Its care.
F. II. ELLENBAUM, Prop.
The best of fresh meat always found
in this market. Also fresh
Eggs and Butter.
Wild game of all kino's kept in their
- SIXTH 9TRKET
CAKKY A FULL LINE OK
llLLENERY AND J-RENCH LOWERS.
We also have a dress making department. Sat
Shekwood Stoke. Plattsmouth
jAWSON & PEARCK
Carry a Full Lino of
FINE MILLEXSHY AND CHIU
Mi ENS CLOTH IN Q.
ALSO KUESII CUT FLOWK11S
ROOM 2, II LEV MOCK.
pHILIP THEIROLF j
Has Opened up The !
Finest, Clean? 8t, Oosi'-
IN THE CITY i-
Where may be found t'hoicil inra
liquors and cigars.
ANIIEUSEK BL'SCII BEEl
BASS' ALE WHITE LB EL,
always on hand.
CORNEK OF MAIX ANO'FOUK" ST.
DMONDS & ROOT.
TRK riONKKH MKIit'HANT OF I
Carry a full stock of general W-
lUnnAia '1.1. 41.
very close. Highest V.t
price paid for I
all kinds of farm pro )
duce. Generous treatment & 1
fair dealing is the sncret of success
CIIAS. L. ROOT, - NOTAR1
AY - - NEBRASKA
UCKWEILER & LUTZ,
SOENXICIISEN & SCII IKK.
The Warhlngtton Avenue
FLOUR AND FEED
We pay no rent and sell for CASH
You don'tjpay any bills for di ad beats
when you buy of this firm.
The best SOFT COAL always
HAS THE MOST
STOCK IN THE CITY.
EVERYTHING FRESH - AND - IN SEASON
I want your Poultry, Eggs, But
ter and your farm produce of all
kinds, I will pay you the highest
ying for a
cash price as I am buyi
nrn in Lincoln.
THE LEADING GROCER
Plattsmouth - Nebraska
STAPLE AND FANCY
QUEEN SWA RE
Flt Fetfl a Specially
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JOHNSON BUILDINGN ;
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