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OPERA HOUSE BLOCK
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Order taken for WILSON r.KON.' SHIRTS.
JLf. m Off
CA'JSTDIES .A.JSTID CIGAS3.
AT S.WIE'S OLD STAND.
TTIie lEest JLIne ot (Coolc Stoves,
" 66 General Marilwarc
To be found in tb City. New good at prices tint defy compel Ion. (ire tne a call
AMI 2B TTOHMD.
7Q &M.&. 8h80
J 'aimer?, you can save from to 1 cents on the ponml, by buy
in' M ire of U3, warranted to be as good as any wire made. AVe also
keep in stock a general assortment'of HAIiDWARE, STAVES and
TINArAliE, and sell as cheap as any Hardware house iu tlie country.
Call and see us in the I Jock wood J 'lock.
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Cass County Iron Works
WAYMAN & KIRBY, Propr's.
IRON Yom ,
Our cilitics or heavywork in Col u m
sur assed in the State.
ACIIINE ItKPAIHING of all kinds. Our Machine Shop is fully equipped
clas ses of work in iron.
tronize Nebraska manufacturing. We duplicnce all castcrr prices, saving
lit and time.
arties building ia any part of the State should write for our terms of castings
CASS GOTXtTTr 133.0X7 WORKS
March llth, 82. - PLATTSMOUTII. NF3
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r gents rur
MASON" & II A ML IN
HENRY K. MILLER and
ON I.mVEK MAIN STREET.
And Tinners' Stock
OF ALL KINDS
FOR SALE BY
ST. LOU IS. MO
us and Castings for Business Houses ara
Tbe Plattsmontb Heral PaMisUni Co.
Public Debt Statement.
New York, July 2. Secretary Folger
tf-diy visited the sub-treasury and had
a conference with Assistant YVeormer.
He biiid his visit had nothing to do with
the trade dollar question.
'I he President made the following
appointments: Col. Holjtbird, United
States quartermaster, to succeed Iu-
galls, retired; Win. Oalbrcattc, assist
ant iustice of the supreme court of
Montana : Samuel Kirkwood, of Iowa,
Silas Ulutcher, of New York, ami An
thony (J ilkcrson, of New York, com
missioners to examiuc forty-five miles
of railroad and telegraph line con
structed by the Oregon & California
railroad company southwardly from
the city of Uosebury, Oregon.
The decrease of the public debt dur
ing the month of June was $18,008,000;
j cash in treasury, 34",:;90,000; gold cer
tificates, $"8,5 15,000: certihcates ol le
posit, $13,375,000; legal tenders, $346.
G81; fractional currency, $7,001,000;
de-;rcae for the year, Sl,3:i7,'3,0(0.
MI NO It TOPICS.
The President Kft for New York
thisafttrnoon. He has signed the com
missions for the newly appointed col
lectors of internal revenue, and issued
letters of designation to the collectors
retained under consolidations.
During the fiscal year just ended
there has been an increase in postofiices
established of 1,G30. Compared with
the previous fiscal year the annual re
port of the chief of the mail service
and pension office, shows a record dur
ingthe fiscal year of OT.411 applica
tions for pensions, nn increase over the
previous year of 14,005. Seventeen
thousand letters were received from
TUB L1C DEBT STATEMENT.
Total interest debt, $138,829,110; ma
tured debt, $7,831,415; legal tenders.
$346,700,001; certificates of depost,
$13,375,000; gold and silver certificates,
$137,555,000; fractional currency, $7,
000,099; total without interest, $538,
115,162; total debt, Sl,884;171,728;
debt less cash in treasury, $1,551,091,207 ;
decrease during June, $18,098,201 ; de
crease since June 30, 1882, $13,787,325;
total current liabilities, $393,589,592;
available assets and blank cash in
A STORM YESTERDAY.
Much Damage and Destruc
tion. Several People Killed.
Port Jarvis, X. Y.,July 2. -At 11 o'
clock today the thermometer stood
nearly 100 degrees in the shade. At
half past four a heavy wind and rain
storm struck the village from the west.
and did much damage to trees, fences
and small buildiDgs.
At Hancock the Erie freight house
was totally demolished, the Catholic
church blown flat to the ground, and
other houses damaged.
BinghamDton, N. Y., July 3. A ter
rific rain and wind storm visited this
section this 'afternoon. Many large
trees were uprooted and nouses un
roofed and blown down. The Catholic
church and other large buildings were
damaged. Widespread destruction gen
erally. Williamstown, Mass., July 2. A
tornado swept through Williamstown
valley at four o'clock this afternoon,
wrecked the new college where the
alumni dinner was eaten last Wednes
day. Had it beeu today hundreds
must have been injured. The loss to
the college is about 6,000; many barns
and trees were blown down.
Milwaukee, July 2. A severe storm
swept over Av.aukee county, at 6 o'clock
this morning, demolishing buildings at
Neerdah, Fon du Lac, Belgium,
Fredonia, Oakficld, Lamartine, Prince
ton, Port Washington, Dartford, Ripon,
Newcastle, Mayville, Brownsville,
Kcwashum and a dozen other towns.
In Belgium and Fredonia alone over
200 dwellings were blown flat. At
Oakfield, ninety miles south of Fon du
Lac, hardly ft chimney is left standing.
Krug & Erwin's barn and press were
totally destroyed. Loss in the whole
village, 15,000. The storm was two
and a half miles wide at Port Wash
ington. Three men, Iloliandei, Soule and
French, were drowned from the
6choouer Gonzes, off Poit Washington,
which lost all of her masts, and several
other vessels were seriously damaged.
At Xecedah a 313,000 bridge over the
Wisconsin river was damaged to the
extent of $4,000.
New York, July 2. Shortly before
six o'clock this evening, a wind storm
broke over the city sweeping through
the streets with such strength that
walking becomes Mm oat Imposfllulo,
while clouils of dust filled the air. An
unfinished throe otory frame bouse on
One Hundred ftd Forty-Second Btreet,
was blown down anil burst toe wall
of the brick theatre.
New Haven. July 2. A cyclone
btruck .Salesbrook this evening, blow
ing down tike round Iiouhh of tbe Con
necticut Valley railroad, about 100 feet
long. Half of the building was car
ried several yards and the inaiu track
choked up with debris, delaying trains.
Hailstones destroyed thousands of
panes of glass in Middletown, trees
and telegraph poles being blown in all
directions. The storm was quite severe.
The Mormons Resort to tbe
Condition oi the Fight
ing Editor. '
SUITS 11 Y MOHMOSl).
Salt Lake, July 2. Ten suits were in
stituted by the Mormons in the United
States district court this afternoon
against the commissioners appointed
ly the president to carry out the pro
visions of tlu Edmunds bill.
CONDITION OK THE DUELIST.
Harrisbu.i, Va , July 2. Lieutenant
Governor Lewis, at whoso home W. E
Elam lies wounded, was here today.
Dr. Wheat, the physician, says he may
be about in a ten days or may be dead.
No tube has yel been inserted to fcive
a flow to the pus, aud sloughing is also
feared by reason of its proximity to
the femoral artery.
A GKSEItOl S OIKT.
Baltimore, July 2. Enoch Pratt ex
ecuted a deed of the public free library
in Mr.lberry street to the city ot Balti
more, and gave his check for $8,333,
243, which he invested in bonds for the
siiunort of the library. The building
is nearly completed and the library
will be ready for us.e as soon as the in
terior is made ready.
; 1 ROUBLE IN OSHKOSII.
Oshkosh, Wis., July 2. This alter
noon the mayor ordered the chief of
police and the head of the fire depart
ment to cut down the telephone com
pany's poles. One pole was cut down
and a number of wires removed from
these poles in the presence of a large
crowd. Officers climbed the poles and
prevented any more chopping. Litiga
tion is expected.
BRITISH GRAIN TKADE.
London, July 2. The Mark Lane
Express, in its review of the British
grain trade for the past week, says the
spring sown crops are materially im
paired, especially peas. The trade dur
ing ihe week was unusually dull and
gradation nearly unchanged. The
trade in foreign wheat is at a stand
still. The supplies continue large and
prices are unaltered, except in cases of
some inferior sort, which are cheaper
MAYOR ARNOLD AND THE RAILROAD.
Elmira, N. Y., July 2. The pro
longed fight between Mayor Arnold
and the Lackawanna & Western rail
way culminated last evening, when the
common council voted the railway the
privilege of a large tract in the city.
The mayor, through the street com
missioner, sought to tear up the track.
The company run locomotives on the
rails to prevent the mayor tearing it
up. While temporarily off this after
noon the mayor and the chief of police,
with a gang of men, began tearing up
the track. The mayor and chief were
THE CORONER'S INQUEST.
Bradford, Pa., June 2. The cor
oner began the inquest to-day on the
bodies of those killed in the accident
on the Rochester & Pittsburg railroad
yesterday. Five witnesses were exam
ined, and the testimony elicited sup
ports the testimony of Mrs. McCurdy,
that the trainmen were asleep ac the
time of the accident. The inquest was
then adjourned until to-morrow. Mr.
Collins, of Livingstone, N. one of
the injured, died to-day, making the
seventh death. The brakeman is also
in a precarious condition. It is thought
that the others will recover.
THE LARD FAILURE.
Chicago, July 2. A meeting of the
creditors of McGeoch, Everingham &
Co. was held to-day at the adjournment
of the call board this afternoon. John
R. Bensley, receiver of the broken firm,
submitted a report of the assets and
liabilities in Chicago, containing the
following points: Aggregate amount
due private individuals and firms,
$1,803,385; deduct $68,473 margins
surrendered and offsets allowed, leaving
amount due members of tbe board
$1,194,811, all of which is unsecured.
He found notes of the firm at various
Chicago banks for $3,920,000, secured
by lard as collateral. He estimated
this collateral would net $385,000, leav
ing a deficit at tbe banks of $150,000.
This, added to the amount due mem
bers of the board, makes the total
unsecured liabilities In this city $1,
344,811. SOME BIG THINGS.
The highest range of mountains is
the Himalayas, the mean elevation
being estimated from 1 6,000 to 18,000
- The biggest royal eater since the
death of the Emperor Maxlmlnus is
Cctewayo, King oi the Zulus. Ha ate
thirteen pounds of steak lor a dinner.
The greatest cornet player is Levy.
He measures fifty-six inches around the
chest, and is said to have the lareat
lungs of any musician in the world.
The largest diamond rutting house
id in Amsterdam, where they employ
400 men. The famous Kohimiftv dia
mond was cut there. The cutters
make from $7 to $12, and eveu $15 a
The largest suspension bridge will
be the one now building between Brook
lyn and New York. The length of the
main span is 1,595 feet C inches. The
entire length of the bridge i- 5.9S'J
Mr. John Sayer, of Dauielsvillo, (Ja.,
recently killed a large hawk. It meas
ured 4 tcet 10 inches from tip to tip of
its wines, and bi inches from the lip
of the front to the tip of the back claw.
Jumbo is the largest elephant iu t lie
civilized world. He is 11 feet 0 inches
in height. The measurement of his
ears when outspread is 15 feet, and he
can reach upward 2G feet with his
Probably the biggest feet are those of
a Chicago girl named L'zzie Mrtz.
They are said to measure lC,1 inches
each. It is reported that she onre kick
ed a young man and fractured his
Fortress Monroe is the largest shigle
fortification in the world. It has al
ready cost the Government over $3,000,
000. The water battery is considered
one of the finest military works in the
The largest University is Oxford, in
Oxford, England. It consists of twen
ty-five colleges and five halls. Oxford
was the seat of learning in the time of
Edward the Confessor. It claims to
have been founded by Alfred.
The most extensive park is Deer
Park, in the environs of Copenhagen,
Denmark. The enclosure contains about
4,200 acres, and is divided by a small
river. The largest pleasure ground in
this country is Fairmount Park, Phila
delphia, which contains 2.740 acres.
Orange county New York, and Sussex
county, New Jersey, make more apple
jack in one year than any other two
counties in the United States. Last
year 130,000 gallons were made, and the
Government jot $100,000 revenue.
This year the estimate is 40,000 gal
lons. The largest body of fresh water on
the globe is Lake Superior. It is 400
miles long, 160 miles wide at its great
est breadth, and has an area of 32,000
square miles. Its mean depth is said
to be 200 feet, and its greatest depth
about 900 fathoms. Its surface is C35
feet above the sea.
The largest inland sea is the Caspian,
lying between Europe and Asia. Its
greatest length is 760 miles, its great
est breadth 270 miles, and its area 180,
000 square miles. Great Salt Lake in
Utah, which may be properly termed
an inland sea, ia about 90 miles long
and has a varying breadth of from 20
to 25 miles. Its surface is 4,200 feet
above the sea, whereas the surface of
the Caspian is 84 feet below the ocean
The largest empire in the world is
that of Great Britian, comprising 8,
557,651 square miles, more than a sixth
part of the land of the globe, and em
bracing under its rule nearly a sixth
part ot the population of the world.
In territorial extent the United States
ranks Ihird, containing 3,580,242 square
miles, including Alaska; in population
it ranks fourth with its 50,000,000 peo
ple. Russia ranks second : 8,352,940
The highest monolith Is the obelisk
at Karnak, Egypt. Karnak is on the
east bank of the Nile, near Luxor, and
occupies a part of the site of ancient
Thebes. The obelisk is ascribed to
Hatasu,sister of Pharaoh Thothmes
III., who reigned abjut 1600 B. C., Its
whole length is 122 feet, its weight 400
tons. Its height, without pedestal, is
108 feet 10 inches. The height of the
obelisk in Central Park, without ped
estal, is 63 feet 11 inches; its weight
about 168 tons.
The Chinee wall is the largest iu the
world. It was built bv the first Emnft-
ror of the Tain dynasty, about 220 B.
C, as a protection against Tartars. It
traverses the northern boundary of
China, aud is carried over the highest
hills, through the deepest valleys, across
rivers and every other natural obstacle.
Its length is 1,250 miles. Including a
parapet of 5 feet, total height of the
wall is 20 feet, thickness at the base 25
feet, and at the top 15 feet. Towers or
bastions occur at intervals of abont 100
Among the most remarkable natural
echoes is that of Eagle's Nest, on the
banks of Killarney, in Ireland, which
repeats a bugle call until it seems to
be sounded from a hundred instru
ments ; aud that on the banks of the
Naha, between Bingen and Coblentz,
which repeats a sound seventeen times.
The moat remarkable artificial echo
known is that in the Castle of Simonetta,
about two milesfrom Milan. It is oc
casioned by the existence of two paral
lel walls of considerable length. It re
peats the report of a pistol sixty times.
The largest bell in the world is the
great bell of Moscow, at the foot of
the Kremlin. lis circumference at the
bottom is nearly 68 feet, aud its height
more than 21 feet. In its stoutest part
it is 23 inches thick, and its weight has
been computed to be 443,772 pounds.
It has never been hung, and was proba
bly cast on the spot where it now
s tands. A piece of the" bell is broken
off. The fracture is supposed to have
been occasioned by water having been
thrown upon it when heated by the
building erected over it being on fire.
" C G. HEROLU'S
Louisville Branch Store !
Can he found the largest ami
best stoek of
UJJU JL 1111 VJ
In Cas County, at lied Hock l'iiv. KciiiciiiImt t Ins latv.
IS !IOE2SILS&9 Manager.
C. &r. MEjI&WJLiJL, Nolo WvmWUv
ILs oar iraclo RnwuKHlnK w
olSaci'N coaifpEaiss of cliall
FIRST. Ueca11.su wo sell nil --mmIs :l U'' lw-st
possible living prices.
SECOND.--Uecause we sell all 001 U at same
prices on iiO days time as lor cash.
THIRD.- Uecause we sell the same ooils at. lowei
prices than any house in the county.
FOURTH. -Uecause we treat all alike, and ivc
every man the worth of his money.
FIFTH. --Uecause we sell the half-moon luaml of
white lead at $G.2i per 100 pounds, while others realize
$6.50 to 8.00.
SIXTH. Uecau.-c we sell Wall Paper from 10 to G
per cent, cheaper than our neighbors.
Aie these not enough reasons
he doinir the; business?
j". 1. TTnsriRuriEa:,
DEAL KHS IN
FUH1TITURE 8 C0FFI1TS,
and all kind of goods usually k f ' j t iu a
FIKHT CLASH I'l. IC ITI'ltK KTOKK
Also, a very comnW-te stock of Funeral Coods,
Our New aud elegant hear.se silwayH In
Remember the place, in ITXION
JiLOCK, on Sixth Street, TWO
Doors south of Cass Conn
Whear we may he found niirht or dav.
HARRIS & UNRUH,
. i, t riM .1 1 .' iri
AT JOE McVEYV
You will Gnd the Finest Imported
French Brandy, Champaign, and other
Fine Wines, l'ure Kentucky WhisKies,
several of the best and most popular
brands of BOTTLE BEER, Fresh
Beer always on draught, and Fine Ci
vl 77 '"-".'Y ua to cus
tomers of last rear without orderiuir It It contains
hout 176 pos-M. U0 Uiuntrstions. prices, accurals
wivui uu Tuuauio uuvcijoDS lor Dlsnttns
1600 varices of VwreUbls and Flower Hoed;
Plants, Fruit Trees, etc lur&luabla to alL
JaUr to Market Gardeners. Scad for It I
CM. FERRY & CO. Octroit Mich-
Mill a 1
Gents' Famishing Ms,
Boots and Shoes,
Tie Favorite Lii
L C. sl J., anfl G
Safest. Best and. Most Reliable
LINE IN THE WEST.
Magnificent D niug Care.
Elegant Day Coaches
2 St. Louis Trains Daily,
2 Omaha Trains Daily,
2 Kansas City Trains Daily
3 Atchison Trains Daily,
Two .Train for
St. Paul, Minneapolis, SiouxICitj
And all point In !iortliesl. w Itlt
Pullman Sleeping Cars,
Between Kansas City and St. Pad
wrrno UTcu ange
All trains run on tune, connect lug for all point
East West, North & South
'1 ick t for sale at, all reeular ticket olTiceii,
n forma; 'on regarding rate", time, &c, cheer
!'y given ' addiesHlni;
.J, V. IUhnaiiI),
A. C. Dawks, (fen'l Mui.t,
;en'l Pass Auii
S EL OTP.
Wayon, liuyyy. Machine and Plato re
pairing, and yeitvral jobbing
I am now prepared to Co all kinds of repairing
of farm and other machinery, aa tner
ia a good lathe in my simp.
The old Reliable Wagon Maker
has taken charge or the wagou suoy.
lie Is well known as a
NO. ! WORKMAN.
Sew wMon and Mangle mdr t
SATISFACTION GUAR A NT
LAFE CfNElL, Prop'r.
Eeef Hntton: Port Veal Ciicta.&c
Constantly on hand.
Also, all kinds of UA.1IK in season, And ev
erything kept in a
riltST-CLASS 31 CAT MJOIM
At lowect possible rates.
S21y PLA TTSMOUTH. NEH3
GAFF, FLE1SCHMAN k CO.
The best yeast i i use, received fresh
every TUESDAY and FRIDAY
mornings. Trade supplied by
LZXXI.IT t LEWIS' Ajt