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PLATTSMOUTII, NEttHASKA, "WED ESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 22, 188:j.
NO. J 51
JO.N.VJ HAN" IlATT
Suir-Cuml Hams, Rieon, Salt
ami all other urtit'lt-tt kept in a lir.-t-cla.ss meat market
AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The Highest Market Price Paid for Hides, Wool, Pelts,
Fiesh Lake Trout and White Fish Every Thursday
THE DAYLIGHT STORE!
FiH Line General Merchandise.
.Largest &tock and Lowest Prices.
Call and Satisfy Yourself
( IM 'l-
iinv other Iii'ii-e i
at prices to defv C"iii etioii.
Also Choice Brands of Flour.
Atnt fjr the Gcnsit n l'iie Iniinice Co., Freejort, I'll.; German
Vire Injiinuice CV., Teoria. lil.; Manhattau Life Insurance ("o.,
Fire Ins'irauce Iolicics
li-.v.ii: hij. Ticket told fn in :ii:d to Lur..j.e over tiiu IJanilnir
America. 1 lacker Co., ami the- IS .rth-Gefmaii LIol. Aent.- for
lo,oo aeieof land on the Northern Pacilie railroad in Dakota.
1lFs res xi-
No old stock to
J. W. -MaIJTUJS
to A. .. II
Meats of all kind. Laid J'o'oirna,
v 5 7
I will eiiiitiniie t irell
at Low i 1: i'i;ici;s
the eon n try.
Yours Hes'.x't fully,
ir v- 9 r
( lit lie lliSliranCb tOinpail),
in the IC::lisli and Gertn.-.ti Languages
Sl Thier olf
ofi". The latti-t patt ri! 1 f '
nF inTFsv v wry
1 1 1 ; 1 1 1
I'lTtiU.HKO DAILY AND WEEKLY
flis Plattsiantu Ilcralo PsMisliinE Co,
DAILY, d.!lvcr'd hy cairler lo any part of tin
IVrtt'ifk s J",
i er Mum li . ,4)
I er Year 7 Mt
WKKKLY. Iy mall.
J i copy lx months fl no
iii'("',yiio year 2 Ui
l.eislt if.l ai t ePoatOfiice. I'lat Umoutli, a
--oi.d c I its ft matter.
The meeting of the directors of the
Pluiismoutli & Southwestern hcM in
this city yesterday was purely a busi
ness meuting preparatory to orieiiing
the sub.-ci jptiou books cf tho company.
Tin; tail Im anl of directors were rep
resented ia person or by proxy anil the
entire day spent in arranging details
lor prelimii'tiry surveys anl all Bteps
neexsary, preparatory to the couin enec-
lucnceuietit of operation-. Tho IIkk
ald liil not learn the partieulnrs of
the meeting as it was not made public
buMr. Fitzgerald n3sured our reporter
that the pro.-pects were good for the
iminciliate pushing aiip id of thi cuter
prise. Thk constructiuction of the main
line of the 1$. &M.H. 11. from Koue
saw v;ei?t to Arapahoe, fettles perma
nently the main line of thi3 great road
via. Plattstnoiiil), Lincoln and Hasting,
west to the J!eeUie37pfend ends all spec
illation as to the establishment of its
main through route via. of Tecumsen,
Wv more, lied Cloud and the Republi
can valley. liy taking their maps our
readers will see that the present able
management of the . & M. simply
strengthens their road by building
from Keuesaw directly southwest to
Arapahoe, instead of running south
some fortv miles to lied Cloud and
then west to Arapahoe.
This will leave lied Cloud the
principal station on the Tecumseh
and Wytnore branch, while (tastings
will take prominence as the principal
point on the main iino for central Ne
braska. Politicaj. affairs in Ohio arc assum
ing a red hot shape. Both parties are
hard at work, and the utmost enthiui
asiu seems to pit vail among the lie
puo.icau toices. Thu llainilto!) Conn
ty Convention the other day was a
ei y liai mtuiiuus and enthusiastic af
lair; while upon '.he otl.ei hand the
Democracy ol that ."slate under the
ie.iwriip ot Judge lluadly, teems to be
coii.-hlerably "ti-ru up." .lohu G.
tiison, the ex chan ni tii of the
L. ujkci n'.ic Central Committee is re
iriet to bay that there was no
enai. co ir Judge iludly, and the tick
et ; vtinle it u r tact that many of the
xi.i tiisif Ic-itue.s 111 Olilo wholictve lorn;
inc "..eai ami burden of the nay'' lor
inal i-aii through evil as well us good
lepoi i: ai e tlisaaiistieu ; tirst, wilu 3Ir.
Mr. ilu.nily's liumiuaiion, and the man
iiei in vUici lie secured the same; and
second, wiiu t l-s manner of conduct Itig
ttie campaign; i-.nd again, the liquor
questmii n thai state is hurting ihe
ueiuocratic party, the bcolt law has
pruved all t lie H.-puulicaus claimed il
uuuki, wlme the altitude of the d .muc
racy lias been uumauiy and cowardly
wtieu bi ought up to face the issue.
Taking the democratic? campaign in
Ohio, the people have conic to plainly
see tint ihe ouiy issue the Democracy
I can come togelhei upon is the oue 01
ffc'titr.ttli.i l.'-iialt: l)nf9flit !iritltiilr
. Ill II I , AIIIUVI..4 V, IIUJ .....J
fur uthte campaign, and they do not
setiu disposed to enthuse to auy great
extent upon such an issue.
That a change iu the American
yslem of leleyiaphy is needed and de-
inauded, the Hkkahj believes to be a
j poicnt laei; that the system is very
I laulty seems to be admitted gcueraliy
I auu tne present fell ike is but an empha
i sis of one of its greatest defet-.s. Tel
J egiaph lines in nis county are repre
sented by the uniouut ot stocks which
each company i.-sucs tind increases and
waters at l.s pleasure: its basss is eu-
' tirely fictitious. To our mind there
! is no remedy, at least in the near tu
! tuie; by the law of competition which
; sjiue sound th.orists jet cling to." The
J owners uuJ mauage?s of these tele-
graph corporation's huvu" bec-u thg igc
iu placing Ueiitio'.is vaiues upon the
-tucks wiiicii they claim represents
tneir iiues aud tnus securing dividends
uuou thia lag baby proi-erty, while in
lac. ttic wno.e operation is a slia.n and
iruud. fciuce ie year loot these tele
oii.'ii 1iii.j iiitvc ceCOUie and represent
Ue veiv i.vive cenleis 01 Ani.ricu.u
v.rua-lbj the wire buji- P' w c ,ed to !ive out
, , -,- of the ciml auJ yet had to go back to
..t-vi. .tiiU iLUuiicuu. li.e... vr .1 ...... 1 i. ..
c m ucic ; ov
a.... uui cai.tui utfsary lor the
t.usuucuuuui me tekgiuph lints p.r
iuwc o coiu. -ru.ivciy a n il. in t..i
. . , ,,
a..u dg. jri iuc , ii.u. idi.i.v ujvu
f.i,,..e Hvan-iu eniui. " UJU"-
.ue tVva.clu U
ina.i tt.ur nuien tneii rcu. vioito. Thij
I .,. U1.,..1.irai.-i ucuo.tiuu- vaiut-iaceu
. . 1-
i-v! iwn siccu taiubitis. who
anil manipulate the same compel the
puMic to sustain this over cupitalizu
lion by over charges and diminished
wages of iis em j lyces. The sticks be
iny held by a syndicate of capitalists
the combination ot' tni- Iunnciibo and
to a yreat extent tittnious capital is
easily accomplished against the indi
viuual public who serve it as employees
or paiioiis. Theie is uo tiuesliou but
that the American ckizui today is thu
most tlanug, veiittucaomn and enter-pn-sing
uicinoer of the human family
m ixidtieis of trudc coiniuerce and in
Vctiiiou. 'i he lelcyiaph is ours by vir
tue ot our inventive genius and enter
prise. 1 he ocean cab.e and eclectric
liglit is due to Vaukce genius and the
i.iU'j submarine wires now connecting
1 he western v. ith ti.e eastern heiuis
phtre are the leprtseutiUivtS ot i'au? i
lice enterprise and mains; in inveuiious
our OolUln eS :md e. ti a vnyuuee is tne 1
auuiiiatiou ot the old world; our own
boast ir that we arc Ihe fastest people
upon the lacn of the globe; cveiybody
11 avela i-i Ametica uml pairomcs our
railroads, fuiinian p.iiaca cars ai.d
Kieaut snips; the common people 0
America go a broa and 110 quarter of
the globe can today be found deprived
of the pres nee of the everlasting, en
terprising Yankee. Yet, today under
the Unglisli system of postal telegraphy
the wires are used to a much greater
extent in the United Kingdom than in
this boastful Yankeeiaud of ours, ana
ten times moie telegraphic news
are supplied to the English
than to the American preas at
a pioportionately cheaj. tr rate than we J
in tins country have to pay this mo
nopoly; when this fact is examined
taking into consideration the intelli
gence and enterprise of the American
people, it furnishes a sufficient argu
ment within itself for a change, and
reformation of Amcrican system
01 telegraphy, and the general Govern
men I has a duty to perforin in regard
to this matter Which should be prompt
ly and honestiy met. In other words,
Congress should take the necessary
steps to give the country a system ef
postal telegraphy with which, to meet
the wants and necessities of the age.
TEACH5NG THEM TO WORK.
There is reason to hope that Secreta
ry teller is on the right track m the
matter of iudiau education. Karly in
his service as p?ectetary he announced
his beliei that it as more important
to teach the Indians to labor tliau to
leach them to read, ad the good sense
ot the prcprsilion is conclusive. Per
haps his eotimate, in his letter to the
National laiucaiiuiial Association
meeting at O-ean Grove thai if Con
gress will give money enough lor the
Indian sciiool, nothing will be heard
ot lite iuih .a prooieni in the next gen
eration was too sanguine. The leop
ard cauuot change his spots in oae gen
eration, even if nis teeih aie pulled
audi he is set to work running the tread
mill tor the family churn. The char
acteristics of the race cannot be oblit
erated even by the most civilizing in
fluences, except after a long lapse of
time, and We shall doubtless have Indi
an "'trouble" through the begiuuin ot
tne twentieth century, to say the least,
liut it is interesting to estimate what
can be done toward Indian civilization
in this wa), aud especially by establish
ment of manual-laoor schools Iu his
last it-port the. Secretary estimated that
by the establishment ot a sufficient num
ber of these schools, 20,WO pupils in
ail would have been seut out by the
end ot the fiscal year 1888, able to care
for tiietu-eiVes, and the total expense
would not exceed 2,o00,b00, or about
two-thirds the amount expended in
fighting the Indians during 1SG4-"C5.
Tne school populatiou ot the Indians at
the present fuie is neany 40,000. Toe
average attendance of ail ihe .-ciioois
last year was 5,J00; this year the Secre
tary cxpec s to have 2.500 in labr
To carry out his proposed plan would
require a liberal increase in appropria
tions. Leaving the question 01 its en
tire adoption opeii, " it may safely be
said that it is cheaper to educate an Iu
diau than to kill him- The old saying
was that it cost a thousand dollars to
kill an Iudian. The probability is hat
it cost a oOUij deal more, but a thous
and dollars, taking that as the figure,
would have given that Indian, when a
few years younger, about five years'
schooling at Carlis.e or Hampton, at
the rate fixed by Congress. He would
have emerged from it with a trade, or
some other pteparation for labor, with
a good store of general knowledge,and
with the old sarage idea that work i3
fit only for squaws and white men well
educated out of him. It is as plain as
the rule of three that this must tend
rapidly to the civilization of the race.
One great drawback, however, ha3
been the inability of some of the edu
cated young men and women to stand
against the demoralizing1 influences of
the half-savage life when they returned
to it. They found themselves, with
their newly acquired refinement and
decency, in the midst of the old filth,
squalor, immorality and ehiftlessuess
by which th-?y were once surrounded.
I'iiitul stoiies are told of the misery
au I despair of some of these poor peo-
pro.-ement here. Senator Edmunds,
who ill not be accused of eentiinental-
ism.d t-Ured in ilebate last winter that.
n trlin2" to iuoruintion received at
the II;niiptorj school ne-ir which he had
BHent a mouth. vi?itm:r it constantly.
har.ily 5 u-r cent, of tli- se who were
seat 0.1I tr..rn Hint sclio..! failM to s is
:.. .1...:- . .n...ln c
liilil m iiia-i m in iiiru iici luouc ui
uiiiati y tjie govcruaieat witl provide
I thcools for 30 or 40 j.er cent of the child
ren, in? number win be to near a ma
jority ato bo able to control the senti
ment of the rising generation of In
dians, and so exert a powerful inlluence
on tho side of civilization and work.
Republican State Convention.
The Kcpublicaii electors of the Stale of Ne
hranka are hereby ealh-il to rf.nl IHKlrii
from the several eounlii-s to neet lu Mute
Con Vf 111 lm at Lincoln, W' ik i-.Uuy. September
"M, A. l. 1HS. at 6 o'clot k p. in..' foi the ur
ms of placing u iioiiiii.aiiiMi cMU'lilaK'i for
IIik foliovsiiiK named tnieei. to-wil ;
Out .loMlceol the nupr- liie Court.
Uo I'eK.'Utsof tlie Lnivfril.
One I invt-rpity licenl lullil viteancy.
'lh 'everal eountierf are eiititled ton-pie
seiil.tl Un 111 ihe Male Coiiveullon, iihioIIuwh,
ha ed upuu tlie vole eiii for K. 1. Hiukvu for
eer iai oi tate. givait; oue delt-Kate lu eat-h
one huuured aud til. y (10) votes niul one Uel
euau; for Hie fraetlwu ot beveni)-uve (75) voten
or uvrf j also one Ui ii ualc for each orVanlel
Ai.i 1. lope. . .
1(10 A U
Del. I Counties
7 .lohii'-jn. .
.S I Kt-ariiry ..
5 I Keltil
. ... 6 I KuoX
Laneaxlcl. . .
... . 4
. . 3
. '. ' s
. . . 12
. . .1
i.hieoln -r. .
. H I euieha
. 1 I Nuettolls
..I 1 Oioc
. I 1 I'awnee
1 I Th ree
. 4 , 1'htlM:
.4 I h'fl U illow .
. : . Kit h.iidM'ii.
lij 1 Valine
.1 . ai .y
.; I hauiulel'i! ....
.4 I a-ward
. - .-)iit email. . . .
.r ! Mai. ton
CiiinluK ... .
.. 11 1 tioux.
. ..2 hayer 5
....2 Valu-y 4
. . S l-ililiiKlou 8
...7 V. ay ne 3
...4 WUi-ehr 2
. . ..'1 Webster 0
It is reeoiiuiitnUed that no proxies bead
liiilteil to. the eonveiitloij, except Mieli as are
Ih'UI by pci .-ont-leMdniK hi th; eounliew Iroiii
which the proxies are givea.
Gko. W. L. 1'Oi.skv, Chaiimnn.
S. 15, Coi.sw Heeietary.
Jo.'ix b I'lv.iiKii.vi.:-'
A. . McLALOllll:.
OF i'LATTSMOUTil, NtHKASKA.
Offers the very best facilities for the prompt
transaction of legitimate
Stocks, ISonds. Gold, Goverumuut and Loca
Securities Hou";ht and Sold, Dryxsits receiv
ed aud interest allowed oa tune Certifi
cates, Draft- drawn, available hi any
nart of the United State and all
the principal towue of
Collections viade & 'promptly remitted.
Highest mari:et price pai.l for Couuly War
rr.nt". fate a .d County Bor.d.
Joii 11 i:. CiaiK.
V. i ';iHiiiiiL',
Geo. !". Dovey,
A. W McLainrhiui.
WEEPING WAT Eli, - NEB.
E. L. REED, President.
IJ. A. G113SON, Vice-President.
R. S. WILKINSON. Cashier.
A General liitm, Business Transacted.
Ueeeivea. and Interest allowed on Time Certi
ficates. Drn.va availal'!'? In any part of the Ubited
States :uid ;i!l the nriuoipal cities of tltiropc.
Agents for the ctlebrated
118 fif EI83
Bank Cass County
Cotner JIaia and Sixth Streets.
i JOHN BLACK. I'rr sident, I
J. M. i'ATXKKMJN; Cashier.)
Transacts a General BaalM Business.
HIGHEST GASH PRICE
Faid or Comity and City War.'ant3.
aud brompt'.y remitted for.
Johr. lilack, J. ?t. Pattnsoa, C. H.rarir.el
F. K. GutJimanu, J. Morrissey, A. B.
mi:i. Fred 1 order.
AtMUe (liin-ioii saloon.
CPPOSITE THE PERKINS HOUSE,
Keeps aeoiiiplcte iiivs ef
"S717 X JNT SI SJ,
AND ClGAUS, BOTTLED DEER,
ALE AND PORTER,
KRUG'S OMAHA BEER
and the best brands of Kentucky
Oppniit Perktns Hoa. - - Pl.ATTSMOTCH.
ntvv rTrtopmiJiM f. pn
Uall, IljljiObnilian a liU. I
COMPRESSED YEAST. !
Tlie In-st yeast i 1 use, received fresh
every TUESDAY and FRIDAY
QjorniDjrs. 1 1 - plie4 by
OOXo2STaT:R. OP JIZJTZIL, VlTD ' G.-EVE NTH
DKALKHS IN ALL KINDS OF
Lumber, Sash.Doors, Blinds
. MIXED I AXXTTS,
Cemsat, Pls.ster9 Hair,
A FINE LOT
MACKEREL, LA BRA DO RE HERRING, TROUT, "WILD WAV
V Lave a fine
J 5 1
Fancy ramls "f .
MINNESOTA, KANSAS AND MISSOURI FLOtJH.
I have in toc a liuo lino ,f
Queensware, Glassware, Lamps,
&c. All our good? are new and freeh.
Will Exchange lor Conntry Produce. Linseed Oil Meal Always on Hani
Next door to Court House, I'lattiuoutli, Neb,
udWwsn. M. B. MURPHY & CO.
At Wholesale and ISefail. Cash
paid for all kinds of country
produce. Call and see inc.
Opposite First National Hank,
Daily Express Trains for Omv:ha. CWe.?o.
Kansas 'it y, St. f ..mis. jud nil points Khsi.
Throiittli Cars via Feoiia to Ind aiiapoii-.. Kle
f;ant Pullman Talaee C:ir and duv eoni-hes on
all tliio.ili trains, and Dniing cr-r east of Mis
ThroiiKh Ticket? at the Lo-vest nates are on naleat all Ihe 1rdVra'nttaf ion. and brit'utr
will be checked t- rif st li.ction. Ai.y information an to rates, routes or tim lL!cs .lli' be
cheerfully furnished upon apsjiication to jiny pnr ir t- .-
P. S- EUSTIS. fieueral Ticket Agent. Omaha. 'eb. ' '.
B U RLJ N GTOIX. ; :OlJ:rE
(Chicaso Cti.'ilrstGn & Cijincy - : o?.d.)
. X S r&ir-cr
r. - ilyv
GOING EAST AND WE8T.
j Kli-tcaiit Day Coaches, Parlor Cars, with Reclia-lin-;
Claim (scats free. Smoldn" Cars, with R--WoMng
Chairs, Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars and
hhe famous C. B. & Q. Dining (. ars run daily to nd
from Cbicapo & Kansas CktT. Cbicaso &. t'ouocil
IRluiTs, CMcao & les 7.Ioines. 'hieso, St. Jo
ireiA. AU'luson & Tcr-eka. Oaly through lino be-
. r t . . : : c T". T-Vv..nW
,ten Chicago. Lincoln & Denver.
A Ul VU.. U UM a
u?Ts via Peoria.
DeiKita. It is
ritsown as the great TUHOCCH LINE.
! Finest Equipped Railroad In the World for ail C'asses d Tr
tr. J. pOTTEiS. ti Vico-Pres"t and Gea l Manaser. PERCEVAL LOWELL. Gca. Pass. A -t, (
h choice lot of
r 1 . 1 w 1-
WEST W ARD
, FEED,-' -
A X D ' - , 1
rcvn as YnJi
... ,y 1 11 1 i
Tiiy Kxpren train fur licnter Cf-tir.peiing
in tTnioii IHiot f'rr ail p.'i'ioi In t"'0or;idf. Vtah.
CaliforuiH and t!ie emire e-t. Tlie advent jol
tlii lin- K'ves Ihe traveler a ew l.'otite td b
w eHi. with seenrry aud advatituKe uuequald
w iWirsi e-V- t.
N--i----- &Z jf A
X'-i-;"? rv l . 1
GOING NORTH AUD
Solid Trains of ElegtiDt Par Co
rran Pnlac Sleeping Cars are run
irotn fcst. Louis, via. liannioaL Quiu
Burlington. Cedar lipids and Albert 1
Paul axd Minneapolis: Parlor Cars wi. a
Chairs to and from St. Loum and Ic
and fxoin tit. Louis and Ottumwa.
chaste of cars between St. Low''
Moines. Iowa, IJnonin. KbrmsLa, 1
It ia universally admitted to be tha
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