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PLATTSMOUTH, MAItCII 17, 1b.1.
Says the Chicago Times: Once a
year, anl btill more every micowI year,
there is preocutcd fur solntiou iu the city
oi Chicago ouc of the most difficult
problems of any age. It is the problem
of making a satisfactory distribution of
the municipal offices among tlie different
nations of the earth.
How about Piattsmouth city? We
bavo heard it hinted that there was no
fcilch trouble oae year ago in this city.
Dx-Gov. Wm. ISpkague. of Rhode
Island, has been nominated by the In
dependent party of that State for
Governor. Governor Sprague, at one
time, owing to the aristocratic wealth
of the .Sprague family, had some na
tional reputation; but so far as his
ever having any brains or manhood,
the country ban never been informed,
lie won the hand of the beautiful and
elegaut Kate Cutue, Salmon Chafe's
brilliant daughter while a member
of the United Slates Senate from
Ilhode Island; he married her he
failed financially he drank heavily
he quarreled with his wife he made
the qaarrel as public and notorious as
he posib!j could he has never been
vindicated, s far as we know, even
by his b.?st. friends, from the charge of
outrageoii-t abuse toward his wife
and familyhe Ir.is recently ninrricd
again, and we suppose the indepen
dent party of Rhode Island, has taken
tho contract of vindicating him, by
making Lira chief executive of Little
lihody. Wo think any party ought to
be fearfully and wonderfully inde
pendent, that will take up a man like
Ex-governor Spruuge, of Rhode Island
as its standard bearer.
Watkuwokks are a positive neces
sity for a city of any pretentions.
I'lattsmoulh can now establish thin
enterprise upon her business street, to
bo extended to tho residence portion of
the city as it is demanded. We have
no adequate apparatus to guard against
the destruction of property by tire. If
we had two or three fire companies or
ganized with hooks, ladders, steam en
gines, etc., we have not got the water
upon Main street, cisterns and wells
have to be supplied, when these are
supplied the necessity of at least two
good engines with all their apparatus
will be required, and all this will cost
quite a sum of money. Then why not
take the matter in hand and provide
now for water works, it wont cost the
city anything to ask gentlemen engag
ed in the construction of waterworks
to exiruine our city and give us an es
timate. Men of capital now stand
ready to say what they will undertake
to put in a reservoir on high school
bill and lay pipes upon Main street
for. The Heuald urges this water
works enterprise on the ground; first,
that it Is a necessity for the protection
of the business portion of our city;
second, that it is simply a matter of
economy for Piattsmouth city to now
establish the enterprise. When our
city attains a much greater growth, as
it certainly will in a short time, it
doubtless will be much more difficult
to get the consent of the people and
authorities to put in limited works at
eomiuaiiJiug the party l WI a re
'gainst protection; whilo the action
of its representatives in hc congress
which has Jus? adjourned, where the
real" bruin f democracy wan congre
gated, fully demonstrated that such a
course want-imply an impossibility u
a national measure.
residential timber Is Kcurce; the
people, when it comes to placing this
goveramcut in the bauds of thi
party, are naturally suspicious, ko
suvpiciou that no dark home ean
be precipitated successfully into the
White House; the Hancock buslnes
settled this fact. It successful in :hc
next national campaign, the demo
cratic parfy will have to select a well
known mnu as their standard bearer,
in whom the couutry has confidence;
and tho conundrum is, who is No. 1,
to take the helm of tho democratic
Our-dispatches today, announce
Mr. Samuel J. Tildcn to be in excel
lent health, this is sly, "devilish sly,"
as Joe Bagstock would 6ay; but from
the manner in which one IJenj. 1
Butler is bucking tho blue blood leg
islature down in the old Buy State,
one would imagine there is another
democratic war horse on the turf, and
in training,, who is in 'excellent
health" :i1ho. It does look ns though
that resistless tide in the affairs of
great parties as well as of nations
would yet sweep Iho great party of
Obstruction on to a "llopkln's Choice'-"
between the sage of (ramcrcy Park,
and the irrepressible Butler, of Mas
sachusettsneither oue of whom will
be the next president. 1
ausj.Ic of the
W.f!. T. U.
COM)lCTKD lir MRU. J. WISE -
To whom all communications fur (his depart
ment vhoulU le atiilrrss.'ci.
Dr. O'is, who complied t!;- nudir-a!
records f the Union army, .-aid on the
Y4Kt of using ii.jtior medicin ill v : "A
Jew vt'iin ;ig I .ho:d ln"t hnve agreed
with yon on thnt point b.it now I clo.
Since I huve compared in tlti i.fKce the
health roll of regiments where tlic sur
geon refused to iv- whiskey, with the
of r";imen whre whiskey v;i yiven
freely, I i:m inipressd with the proof
of gi.in from total abstiiicnee t!it I won
how so e.inny of our soloiers lived
through oi:r whiskey treatment of
Opponents of the use of spirits and
tobacco in any form, as well ns students
of political fcoumny, vi find food for
argument in the statistics laid down be
fore the senate by the secretary of the
treasury. There are now 25,060,000 gal
lons of distilled spirits in the hands of
dealers in this country, on which $22,
500,000 in taxes has been paid; and over
40,000.000 pounds of tobacco, and about
8,000,000 cigars and oigarctts. There
fore if iu the interests of internal rem
nue reform a bill should be passed re
funding the taxes already paid on this
unsold stock, the government would have
to pay back about $35,000,000. Senators
aud representatives who feel very tender
toward dealers in these wares ought to
' reflect over this item.
drinker, arpues this huoi"iist, is a
gre.it patriot, and has Raved a g:o I maey
pence on the income tax of more
"respectable" p -ople.
Most people will, however, agree
with Mr. Gladstone that the diminu
tion of this particular part of the
revenue is a cause for rejoicing. They
believe that a nation of saber men
Would acciiMiulale wealth so much
more rapid ly than a ii;tliu composed
iu part of drunkards, as to be able
eAsily to raise by other forms of tax
ation the revenue now derived frm
the excise.- What will 'interest them
to know is what cause is at the io.it
of this sudden diminution in the on
sumption of beer. A reduction of six
per cent, in the sp;ee of a single year
is a iiomeunu of home note, ami
the c.iu.ic is certainly wmih iuquii ing
into. Several cxplauat ioi.s have been
proposed. The labors of the Salva
tion Army among the lowest classes,
and the influence of various temper
ance organ:, it ions among the upper
classes, are said to have a great effect
iu promoting sobriety. Doubtless
this is true, and a pail of t'ic result is
to be accounted for by the growtn of
teelotalistn. Jut six per cent in a
Biugleyear id too great, a falling off to
be credibly ascribed to this cause.
There .s another curious sta-tis: ical
fact lately made public, that at first
seems to have no connection with this
subject, but really concerns it greatly.
The postal savings I anks, in conse
quence of .Mr. i-'awcetl's system of
penny stamp deposits, during this same
period exhibited an increase of de
posits to the amount of neatly AMO'.i,
000. To our mind the connection be
tween the increase of savings and ti.e
decrease of beer drinking is unmistak
ably close. The working man,
insteed of spending his loose penc for
beer has put them into the bank,
greatly U hi pi- iit and to the detri
ment of rh" brewing trade.
Will BUY and -SELL all kinds of
Will advance money on all
on lower Main street.
Opposite TJie Old Duke JJuilding.
Piattsmouth, Feb. 1st, 183 4Gtf.
WM. HEBOID and SON
desire to state to the puhlie that
they have moved their Bry (noods
Notions," i$oots, and 3cnts Fur
nishing goods to their store room
formerly oeeupied by J. 3&. i
A full line of
Joil.t l-'l'J i.Kl: l l.
"y f v . . v -1
will he kept at theohl -stand. We
would he pleased to see all our oid
enstomers aaid manv new oiie.
We will kt-ejKJtJj ''T'l'Lli line ulMili lli.ui ne wciv loni'.erlv en
Viky cautiously and timidly, the
managers of the democratic parly are
putting out their feelers on the presi
dential question. The briglit noon
day sun that shone so warmlv and so
gladly for the party of obstruction,
jiiit aficr the last Fall elections, has a
great portion, of the time, since then,
ben obscured w ih clouds and temp
os u. At the last election, the reptio
li cans of New York stood aside and
permitted Mr. Cleveland to 'Vide
into power with the democracy at
his heels, pledging the people. ' of the
Empire State, full and complete im
munity from all the ills, both present
and future, from which they were
"suffering or likely to triiflVr. Today,
Chicago dram shops ure makiLg up
tlicir accounts for the year. It is said
that the total snles for the vear amouut
to 110,000,000. of which $0,000, or three-
fifths is clear prodt. Subtract this last
sum from our tax bill, aud it will rcpre
sentjust what the liquor traffic of the
city costs the hard-working, sober citi
zens. Are you so benevolent then. goxl
business men of Chicago? lio you vol
untarily throw into the tills of 4,000
saloon-keepers $G,000,000? There are
charities designed for the shelter and
maintenance of the unfortunate, the
poor and the helpless which are languish
ing for your benefactions. Do you de
liberately prefer tp minister to taat in
stitution which,, as Mr. Gladstone says.
brings more evil in its train than the
combined distresses of war, pestilence
and famine ?
Wagon, Buggy, Machine and Plow re
pairing, and general jobbing
I am now prepared to do all kinds of repairing
ol rami and other machinery, as there
Is a good lathe iu my shop.
The old Reliable Was on Maker
has taken chaYge of the wagon shop,
lie is well known as a
SO. I WORKMAN.
Xew Wagons and Uugsie made to
,g up i&cairs.
Where they are da ci-ivinga eonU L line, of 11 J;ii..l.s of
PIE13 GOO3 4. mi.TITfM.JH,
Wo also wish to inform the citi.--;i? of I'lattsmou! '.1 !i.ui. w - l.;i-, . 1.
an ,iiiij:'iueuts for
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Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC B URIAL CASES
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash.
MY FINE HEARSE
The JJostou correspondent of the
Christian Union says that the mana
ger of a popular lectsre bureau in that
city recently stated that the most
taking" topic now helore the public
is unquestionably the tttnperance re-L
form.Hii.l that tho largest a-.idiences f F
ttxlay are tlioe of the poj- ulur temper-
atice speakers when they appear on
tho temperance platform. Couple
this with the fact so well stated by
our JIostOD correspondent this week,
that there were gathered together in
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IX NOW ItiiAOl bvli stliVlCli.
With many thanks for past pntronar.
invite all to call ana examine my
LARGE STOCK OF
S'.tf. KUUXTI HK AXI COI'KIXt
that there has not been eo veual and
corrupt an administration incc the
halcyon days of William Tweed &
Company; the only measure which
h3 passed the X. Y. legislature tend
ing to the relief of the public, by cut
ting down the fares upon the elevated
railways iu New York city, was un
ccremouiomlv bounced ana vetoed
by the reform governor. In Indiana,
the democratic prea openly charges
that the jobbery of th c present legis
lature will end the power of that
party in the I loonier state for years
In Ohio, the only Uuo iipoa the
part of democracy, is free whUky,
ud the xesthetic bid of (Jentlemau
George, with Mr. Doran B. Eaton's
civil service-life saving.-india-rubber
salt, falls stale and flat upon an un
ppreciative, and decidedly suspici
oua, democratic ear.
The blare of trumpets, aud the
sounding of gongs for these leaders,
Las suddenly ccafied. Mr. Wattersou,
oQtbc Courier Journal is eawgely
people to listen to, and honor Gover
nor fit. John, and the statement seem
far from absurd or wild.
Ur.CKKASi; OF HE EH IUUXKlJvfi.
In hi last speech as Chancellor of
the Kxchiuer, Mr. Gladstone uttera-J
the following sentence: "The growth
of the revotiue is sensibly retarded by
a caue which .must 111 jiself be re
garded with satisfaction; I refer to
the diminution iu the receipts of the
Exchequer from the duties on intox
icating liquors.". An examination of
the tic 11 res in detail shows th it this
diminution is principiy due to the de
creased consumption of beer, which
paid to the excise about 300,000 less
during tho past year than in the year
previous A writer iu Macmillau'a
Magazine humorously argues that Mr.
Gladstone had no right to look upon
this rtsult with satisfaction, and
dilates on the disasters that would
overtake the nation's tinaace if the
5,000.000 of revenue derive I from
the liquor tax were to bo lost by the
people boccotnjDg sober. The beer-
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Bargains in Canned Goods, SftSIf pfeffK;?fc!i;
r resii rovisions of till Kinds, at IYieps that will as'on'sh vou IXm't ti.ke " K 1 :OW ly . uv-i ; jilt f o. hmu-.i ;
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