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I'l'llLISHED DAILY ANJ WEEKLY
The Plattsmonth Herald PnMishing'Co.
DAILY, ilellvvml f.y carrier to any i;irl ofth.
WEEKLY, by mail.
On. copy six months $1 no
One opy uu year J tio
tttered nt tti Pst Office. I'ijiU.uiouth, a
second ela-ta matter.
IIkuk they are on timw!
J. C. Kikenbary !
James E. Morrison !
Jos. II. Fairfield!
AW II. Kline I
Lloyd I. Bennett!
Thofi. Marslaml !
(Jeo. W. Fairfield!
- Citizen We are not ashamed of
them, they are Xo. one representative,
enterprising, men of means and stand
ig in the community. Their nainta
are all the recommendation they need,
We do not expect to elect these gentle
men by.'pullinjj down, traducing, and
blackguarding gentlemen on the other
ticket. We don't have to do that to
elect them. We put these men up to
make this race on their own merits
t e only ask their fellow citizens to
compare them with the oilier ticket
ami vote undertandingly.
Campaign lies retailed on the eve
of an election never count for any
thing with fair-minded men.
Ir vu want a man at the head of
our affairs who is known abroad, and
who will preside as mayor of your city
with emphasis, vote for (Jeo. S. Smith.
(ex'i Geo. S. Smith is absent in
Sarpy county, tryiug nu important
railroad suit, while I eim v-n-liiiers
and adventurers are at teniptinir to
smirch hi ch trader b jhia 1 hi t. u k
Will the citizens of I'luttsmout li en
lor.e such warfare?
Ir you elect V. V. Leonard for may
or you create a racancy on the school
board. If Mr. Leonard desires to Is
mayor of this city, he should lay down
the robes of school director, in or cie
that the people may be enabled to till
that oflice; it wont do to give ime man
all the otliccs.
Intelligence i-houlil be a prom
neut feature of the I'hittsmoulh vot
it. re you Komir to allow vour
vo'eitobe contiollcd by campaign
lies retailcdthe night before election?
See to it, voters, that this "low lived''
way of conducting a camp: iju is em-
phatka'ly eat down upon.
-Friday" is fast coming to the
front again in city affair!?. He smells
something. He is an individual whose
olfactory nerves have for a long time
been sharpened up to an exceedingly
fine point on political carrion. One
can always tell by the air molecules
when one is in Friday's immediate
neighborhood. Friday is
The annual report of the managing
officers of the Chicago, IUirlington &
Quincy railroad company shows a
nice little pot to divide unoug the
gei'.tlemeu owning th.-.t stock, it ml a'so
demonstrates the fact, that therrad
has managed to worry along after a
maaiier despite the tinfi ieudly lc-gis-lation(?)
of the grent stale of Iowa
Chicago, March SI. The twenty-.
ninjh anna il report of the Chicago.
Darlington & Quincy railroad show
gross earn iug-j $21 ,55 1,000; operating
expenses and taxc?, $ 11,285,000; net
earnings, $10,267,000; interest and ex
change, 452,000; total. 810,719,000; ex
peuditures; fixed charges, $1,961,000:
dividends, $502,400; carried to the re
serve fund, 750,00i number of mile
ot line operated, 3228
ermoxt has eriacte.I a tragedy of
tragedies in hanging a woman accused
of murdering her own child, convicted
by the testimony of her son, and dying,
protesting her innocence and frantically
Recusing the boy who gave evidence
against her lor perjury. The horror of
feucli an unnatural situation suggests in
sanity in that family with too much em
phasis to make it comfortable for the
community that put the woman to death.
The executiou of Mrs. Meakio it an
other crime added to the long list of the
blornly monntvr. called the gallotra; a
crime that will long blacken the fair
fame of enlightened Vermont. It i
terrible to contemplate the presence of
this horrid monster in the after part of
the nineteenth century. It is difficult
to understand why in this enlightened
day and age this monstrosity of the
avenging law is tolerated. In the pres
eoc of this outrage, perpetrated in the
same of justice, one would hare to be
made of harder clay than the ordinary
mortal, not to shudder at the thought of a
woman executed upon such testimony
dying protesting her innocence with
the words upon her lips, "May God for
give you all." Doww with the gallows
Tiik brutal attack mode by the,
Journal upon General Geo. S. Smith
will simply give to that gentleman
democratic votes he otherwise would '
not get; we know whereof we speak
when we pay this: General Smith has
ived in l'lattsrnouth city for long
je.irs. lie came here some fourteen
years ago with his little family, and
cast his lot among our good people, in
vesting some thousands of dollars in
our city which through hard times
and ou account of the depreciation in
real estate during our dark days, al
most disappeared by the shrinkage of
values; in other words, was almost en
tirely lost. In adversity as well as
prosperity, Gen'l Smith has lived
among you, people of l'lattsmoulh, an
honest, open hearted, genial gentleman,
against whom no man can honestly
say aught. He has paid his debts, pat
ronized the tradesmen of his city, and
lived the life of a kind, generous pub
lic spirited man and citizen. The nom
ination of mayor of this city has come
to him unsolicited upon his part, and
against his wish. He lias been the
choice of his party and friends, who
insist tnat he is needed at this junc
ture in our city affairs, and he isgiing
to he the next mayor of Plat! s month
The men who have been making
this attack upon Gen'l Smith, are,
many of them, comparative strangers
in our midst who do not own one foot
of property in your city, who have
not one dollar's interest in I'latts
mouth, and who have no prospects
ahead of them except that of relying
upon your charity to pick up a precar
ious living. It is far easier, citizens
of 1'lattsmouth, to retail the scurrilous
slanders picked up upon the curb
stones of your public streets, than to
labor honestly in advertising and ad
vancing the good name and fame of
your city and her good citizens, and
righ here the IIekali brands the in
sinuations made against the good name
of General Smith as foul slanders and
falsehoods which should merit the se
verest condemnation from all goi;d
AULOIl DAY PROCLAMATION.
Lincoln, Neb., March 30, 1SS:J.
To the ptople of Nebraska :
The subject of forestry, or tree-plant
ing, is last becoming one ot national mi
portance, and is receiving the careful at
tention of t houghtful minds throughout
cur own country, and in other lands as
The steady and rapid disappearance
of our lore9ts is viewed with up prehen
sion. We are forced to consider the
matter of future demand and supply,and
in view of the facts it becomes u tines
tion of grave moment. Tlio disappear
ance of the natural growth of timber
has been followed in many of ur states
by the drying up of spring! and brooks,
a decreased annual raiu fall and conse-fiu-ut
increased frequency of .seasons of
extreme drouth. The presence of trees
and forests exerts a direct and control
ling influence upon the moisture of the
sir, and amount of rain fall, as well as
serving to lessen the extremes of tem
perature, and greatly modifying tli e fee
verity of climate aud season.
The attention of the general govern
ment has been directed to this matter,
and it has received substantial rccogni
tion at the hands of our national con
gress in the passage of what is known
as the "Timber Culture Act," which has
for its object, the securing of timber up
on our treeless prairies.
Encouragement and incentive, ia the
matter of tree planting is given by the con
stitution of Nebraska; which says, "The
legislature may proyidc that the increas
ed value of lands,by reason of live fences
fruit and forest trees grown and cultiv
ated thereon, shall not be taken into ac
count in the assessment thereof."
The State Board of Agriculture oilers
liberal premiums for the greatest num
ber of trees planted duriuir the month
of April, 188J, by any one person, and
for the greatest number planted, or nut
oui, uuring me year in addition
to this, they offer a special premium
Known as "Arbor Uav 7 iremium-for
the greatest number of trees planted
upon a given day. divided and classi
fied as to rarities, and earnestly invit-
u.g competition tl.ereto, lrom all.
The question of Tree Culture im
portant as it is to the country at hirge
is of paramount importance to our
Nebraska embraces within her lim
its lauds that are unsurpassed in fer
tility ; and offering a they do, advan
tages in the way of easy and simple
cultivation, they are being developed
with a rapidity that is neatly, if not
quite without precedent.
Therefore, to the end that the as
gratifying degree of development, and
improvement, may be maintained, and
ii possible increaod, 1, James V
Dawes, Governor of the .State of Xe
braska, hereby name Wednesday, thu
18th day of April, A. 1). to be
"A I tli OK DAY.
Embracing in its design results so
varied, bonetieial and far-reachina :
naving for its aim and purpose, the
co niin 1 iii interest and central welfare
uf our stale, it should b strictly ob
serve! iy all classes.
Having refer nco to both ornamen
tation and usefulness: to beautv and
utility; considerinc the claims of pres
ent enjoyment, and ultimate profitable
investment, care should be bxercised,
ana selections ror plantin&r made, from
sucn varieties as nave been approved
uy me testa or time and experiment
as suited to the conditions of our soil
Let it be remembered, that the per
son who plants, and causes to crow if
nut a single tree, shrub, or vine is
contributing nis or her mite in the way
of added inducement and attraction,
n-iiuiiij; lowaru tneir ruiier develop-
ment, and ultimate standing: of Ne-
braska, for which we are all laboring
ami hoping, and which will surely
Done at Lincoln, the Soth day of
itiarcn, a. JJ. in the Seven
teenth year of the State and
of the Independence of the
Lmted States the Ono Hun
dredth and Seventh.
Ii." the Governor:
James W. Dawes.
EDWAKD P. ItOGGEN,
seal. Secretary of State.
Tick supreme court of Illinois has
placed ilfclf right upon the the ques
tion of the liability of the Pullman
Palace Car company as a common
carrier. On March 30th, the court
with full bench n-.en(irir, decided
that this Palace Car company was a
common carrier, upon the same foot
ing as a i ail road company. The case
aresc by one Luke Lever bringing a
suit against the company for dama
ge ou account of the company ro-
fusing to permit him to occupy a
sleeping berth upon tender ot the
usual and customary price. This
company arrogated t itself the right
under its rules aud regulations to
carry a passenger if it saw lit. The
court holds that bv the Pullman Pal
ace Car company holding itself out as
a carrier, furnishing accomodations
of that nature to the traveling public
for hire, the business Iias become a
social nccesssity, placing the company
under the same obligations to furnish
accommodations, as railways, ferry
men and innkeepers, upon payment
of regular fares. This settles another
qiic.-tioii of right, so far as Illinois is
concerned, betvrcen corporations aud
the individual, and is a just and
righteous interpretation of the law.
Wu are informed that the suits the
Journal it its libelous paragraph upon
Gen. Ceo. 8. Smith on Saturday hints
at, are the suits against W. L. Ilobbs
by Cas county. There is no use in
any citizen of this city having any ex
cuse to believe this slander about (Jen.
Smith for one moment. The record :s
in Mr. Sho waiters oftice; he is an ac
omn:o laliwg gentleman, and can show
you both judgments against the county
for costs. (Jen. Smith wa.s not the
leading counsel in those cases, but Hon.
George W. Corell, of Nebraska City,
was, aid the cases were under his con
trol. Under decisions of the supreme
court of this state those cases could
not be maintained, and were so de
cided by Judge Pound.
Ouit old friend, Mr. V. V. Leonard
is nominated by the democracy of this
city for mayor. We have told I?ro.
Leonard time aud again to get out of
that crowd, or they would play some
trick upon him that would make him
regret he ever was democrat, and
here he has found verified, our pre
dictions. Sam Wellor's father said to
Sammy, bevaro ot the vidder, Sam
my;" to Iro. Leonard we say, be
ware of the democratic "vvidder;"
she will lead you astray, and then
whcii you refuse to be a pliant sup
pliant tool, to carry out her sohenies,
"will turn and rend you." We wish
V. V. Leonard lots of good things in
the world, and among these, and the
chielcst ot thein is. that he get left on
this mayor business.
Bank Cass County
Corner Main ami Sixtli Street!.
JOHN BLACK. Presidents )
1j. M. PATTKKSQX, Cashier, f
Transacts a General BanBri Brsiness.
HIGHEST CASH PRICE
Paidor County and City Warrants.
COLLECTION'S M ADE
aud Dioini)tIy remitted lor.
Joliu lil.iek, .1. M. Patterson, C. If. Parmele,
F. K. Cutliniaim, J. Morrissey, A. Ii.
.Sinitli. Fred 'Jorder. 511y
WEEPING WATER, - NEB.
E. L. REED, President.
Ii. A. GIBSON, Vice-President.
It. S. WILKINSON. Cnsluer.
A General Bankiag Easiness Traisacted.
KeceWed, and Interest allowed on Time Certi
Drpwn availuhlft in any part of the United
States and all the principal cities of Europe.
Aytiitsfor the celebrated
l Lino of Steamers.
This beautiful three story brick structure, on
lower Maid street, has Just been finished and
nttea up for the acooniiuodatio of
1 11 ii r
EVERY THING NEW AND CLEAN
A Good Bar ,D C0Dnti0?th the
7tr. TRED GOOS. Pronr.
r - " -
M V" M h
?T- 1 Jl
Whero they are d
We also wish to inform the citu ns of Piattsmoulh that wo have made
Dying, Cleaning Ptepairin
On short notice, and
V ? UTTJW Jt m3
The Finest Pressed Brick
217 THE STATE,
3! A itf A C
Orders received for any qisaBatity
and filled in a salislheiory manner.
Those contemplating to (mild
should examine tmr work, the
quality of our bricks and prieea.
Yard, m rear
A COPvlPLETE LI
iianMroo AEtin oniini mu
mmioo mm omu
Everything li;ni(-niale and
NEXT DOOR WEST
Cass County Ir
WAYMAN & KIR1JY, Froyr's.
IRON FRONTS, HOUSE COLUMN;-',
Our facilities for heavy work in Columns an.l Castings for Ii ;.-iuc.3 Houses :r e
not furpasseil in the State.
MACHINE KEPAIRIXG of all kinds. Our Machine Shop is fully equip.-ed
for all classes of work in iron.
Patronize Nebraska- mnnnnictiirii'.g. We -luj.iicute all eastern prict-f, saving
freight aud time.
Parties building in any purt ot the State should write for our terms of castings
CASS OOXriTTT IllOiT wo2i:s
March 11th, 1862
X V vx WPS Z: hV s
yy77jiim st.louis.mo Wmm-
FTT OTTTTD) TITCB"? Horse5'3InIc&OxShoeiiis, S 11 p " i
ALL JJi.il liVki W W U In sIlrt- 'llslie anythin- that har ,2 1 1 $ S g-s 5 " 2 2
JJ& -LLVlQ 3LAMJ? to lotir feet, from a Zebra to a Giraffe. , . S S 2 M 5 -
y Come and see us. i A Jl2 Q t o
InTSW SHOP lil 2 t 1-5 J 1 i
n Filth St between Main aaJ Vine Su-ers. I I gSa-- 5 PQ '
ust a.Toss tc coruer froia the new 11 Kit A I 1 TT S S eSS.-'3 J?f?
A3rD H I 1 1 1
j ROBEtiT DONNELLY'S i "
I :w3? BLA'KsanTn
At Wholesale and Retail. Cash
paid for all kinds of country
produce. Call and see me
Opposite First National Bank.
" Cj '
complete lino of all kinds of
immwym txiSWXt WO .
T U IS 13 1
La L i i n
v:!i r;ii;iel. (Jail in ;.i;l .-ct: u.
TO THE LATE FIRE.
PLATTS jI O L'T 1 1. X ll f
IKl TlMOfS' Stocl
OF ALL KINDS
ror? GALE BY
Will 1$tV and SELL nil kinds of
Will ad vain e money on j
on l.r.ver Mi! in si i m-J ,
Ojpo.st! Tin' ul-t I'"';,' ''.
PlaMsinoui!., 1 !.
J tf 1
fjJ r-f r I
I Ai 'll I. i r"
Mli llil!A?y HASNBSS.
A la';;- liiif of
Saddles Bridles, Collars, Whigs, k.
always in st'ci:.
licpairini of nil kind iKutl; done an
Main Kticet, belv t en r'ouitli ai-d I'iftli,
. M. K'TKEICIIT. I!t!-i:i:f- .Va-ir.er.
CllAS.Sl.voiONs. ,J-L-'::;:!iical Alau.vjiir. 71 f
HARJIIS & UNRUH,
r K a i . I v.i N
FUE1TITUEE t COFFINS,
I'll k!::l of 'Vjijs rtiiii'y !:." pt in .1
A'-o, a ! '.' -:'llll' tC .-tin ;. ,t" l'llll( T:;l (iflO'Is,
Metallic v 03i!enColSns CasMs.Roljcs.
Oil'' New :tu'l el":;:!if l:;-ar.s; i alv.ays in
Renipmber the i!acef in UXIOX
JMAiC.X, on Sixth S;reet, TWO
Doors sonth of Cass Coun
Whear v.-fj may l.o fnand ai:r!;t or day.
II A PUTS Pr II 1? Q II U
jsisOKi : ;
a wacon i:i:rAiniNj.
Wagon, Bnggy, Machine and Plow re
pairing, and general iobbini
I am now prepared to do all kinds of rcpalrin
oi iarm and other inactii
W a j;ood lathe lu uiy shop.
PETER R AU EN,
The old Reliable Wagon Maker
has taken charge of the wason shop.
He Is well known as a
HO. 1 WORKMAN.
Xew Wagons and Bngglea made to
A FINK LINK OF
MEERSCHAUM AND BRIAR PIPES
OF Itllir.CT I.M l'OJCTATION.
A Challenge 5c Cigar,
S.tially mailn fur I lie retail trv! itij.ni
Peppw berg's Cisar Factoiy
' I .W.I. AT I iii:
1 mm vPfii
I. A. WATERMAN & SON
SHLi JillS, LATH,
I'tmitli Mit-i't. In learof jrra Jlou.te.
I'LATTSMOUTll, - NKHKAAKA.
A fJoMoa-Scnse Remedy,
c, E210I-V Et!ic:tii5i;it lui, iioui or
Immeniiits Relief Varr anted.
Permanent Cure Giiaraatccl
fr'irr iiiiri t tnliiih(it mui Hi vtf hmiirii lit full
jiiiiiiiiiii nt. ph'j -ii i'ltm amt itiinigiflM fnV till.
nlitiittimJ if .SIi i(ttil. ,
TIIK ONLY MSHiil.VKIt K T 1 1 F. I'OISON.
oi s itu' At id uiin ii i:xirtiis in ihk
IIMiIIIMU' KIIKCMA'IIC AM) (illlilV I'A
1 i K.N 1 S.
KAIil:VIM:A in known ui a rninuii
sciif HM'ly. Ill(alle it hlriki-i tlin r ily at llio
:aur of ICIu uinali--ni. Uout ami Nciil alula,
while xo many su-ealled spiM-illex ami Miioreoi
ftaliaeeas on: y Ileal lorally the t-lli-cl-.
I : has l.cc-n cout'cfleil ly emiinMil Mch-nl ll
that outward ailicatioii.s. such an rulhm
w It Ii uiin, oiiitiiit nls, limine:!!, anil foothini;
lotions will not erailieate thcuj tliscascs wliiru
.:;( t hi' re.'-nlt of the pijisoi' ini; of the hlond
will) I rif Afiil.
W. l 1 ' I.I ('. with iiiarvt lotix f-
fect on I his ai;ii and so removes the lkoilr.
It is now cxcliMivcl' useil hy till crli-hi a'.eil
jili vsiciaiis f A iik-i K-a anl l-.iiiopft. iiihffct
Mi-dii-al Acailciny if l'ari rtiorls !." j-vr cent
eere. in thn-c days.
I?l 33 ML E 13 JS T
that MAI.ICYI.HJA is a cort.iin riirn for
KIIKI iMATlS.M, COCT anil KL'KA A.
'I h- most ir:teiis(; iiainx arc subdued almost in -Mamly.
t.ivc it a trial. I'.clicf uaraiitcd or moiicy
Thousands of t htiiuoniais cut on applica
tion. S I a IIo.x. i; Hoxcs tr ir,.
Sent free hy mail on receipt of money.
ASK YOU U incl ;MT I'D It IT. 1
I'.nt l'i urn In- dU:i'!-d into taking imitation
or su!.-i it .i i-.-. r siii.i t ii
"jHSl i.-mh !" I ;.r i i! (,,
n;.if ( ..; A.ui'.t i-:
.' I.i'-li is i:..r.i -!i c'.i 4.
-ili;il t.i'i'. :i i-, : -1'- 1, i .
t.Cl ' ' t . till' i ."' I . ! I i . 1 ' i 1 f .
r com niciiitcil j,
1 1... eniiine wl! !i tlit)
(., 011 1 ach hox,
ii-:;l:;. 1. tin; iiiKii i our
" 1 1 1 i : s j t t ij l.i.-ni e
'! ii : 'ih'-r, or
.. v. w v j: '. .
i'A LlI .s ti it iv ."l.s,
1 ci 1 1! at 1 . !y ( 111 imI v o 1 1 um oi.if -1, v oiit M ;.n l l '
us.i)'e -. ' Jr. ; i.l.il'iV Ceictii iiteil lnl.i.liloa
ir it l'iw del -. To cuii 1 nee ciitli rei s t hat I lic"3
1'iittders w:il i!'i all w- elaliu tor them, we will
fend I In-iii h mail, p'ist paid . a l"ree 1 1 i;tl ho.
As Ir. l.tiid l-tlif! otily i'hysiehin that liks
ever made 1 li! di-i ii.se a .special si . i y . and an
to our knowledge tiiotis;ti. have Iieen pr
m.i.in lly eun d hy I he n-e of t here 1 ., wuei we
will tMial iililee a pel in;iM-iil etu e in every ease,
or lfiutid y j .1 a'.i nu in y .'Yt cndeij. AM .sliilcr
ers s!iouiif),'i e th'--e l"'o v, d 1 1 " aa rally tiial,
and he eonvim-eii r, tiii.ii riliative powcr.t.
I 'rice, fin la; ,,c i'.nx 0 i, or 1 l;o.e" lor 5l!.
Sent hy tn.'.i! to ai:y part ol the L'niied Stales,
01 Canada, on teci-ipt of pjii:e,or hyexpirs,
". O. I. Addicss,
A.SII & KOIHilNH.
.! VvMuu .-)!., Iii oKivn. .. Y
Oec. 2stli. 1x2 4U!y.
Notice to Physicians.
Notii'f is hi'ichv KtVfii that 1 Ida In; iv-
c-civ d at tin- iil'Sci- i( tin- ('miutv 'rk. ua to
ikiiiii ol th lay of A In ii. 1 n.i, l'r,- t he Iii-d-ical
attendance and ! uini-h r.f incdiciiK.-i
fur coiiuly cl arci a!lfi luur.ilv of eountr
J'oor 1 1 oil atid JaJ for oi.e yar. '1 he (,'oin-iiiis-iioiii'is
re . i w ii ie li-hi to if-jci-t aijyorall
liii. i'.y oiijt-r rif (,'onr.ty ( 'oiiiiiiisi.i;n-rs.
Willi-, i- nr.- hat.d aud of lc;! s-;i:, thi Till
day of Marcli, l"-:! J. V. Jk.imxi;.,
y-Oili County Clerk.
I ' a, Oj
J rl ? - "si
LAFE O'NEIL, Prcp'r.
Beef Mullen Port Veal. CMcieus. &c,
Constantly on hand.
Also, all kinds of tiAHU in season, and er
erjtliUn; ktpt ia a
FIHST-CLASS IKAT lHiZ t
At lowest possible rates.
North Side MuinSU bet. Wt '.
5Sf 1UO.TT8MOUTU. NKB3