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THE DAILY HERALD, PLATTSMOUTH, NKIJltASKA, WEDNESDAY, SElTKMUKli 21, 1SST.
&)t piattsmoutl) Da'tlg Ucralb.
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Publish & Proprietors.
Candidate for County Judgo.
I lurehv uiiiiM ik-.i inyi-.-ll a :i eiamtidale;
feu I h ohiee of County .1 ud f Cai-s County
uiieit n ili: i:i-iiiiii':iii "iiuty Convention.
V I I.I.I I I' I'lITKMiKIC.
A SnliMfjury Uvntl't, In Kock-
W. A. llu vk is a victor in Omaha
lulin (;:iiH-y, uf (Jrcenwood, was in
the c ity to-ilay.
At 2:::) Ibis aitciimem the thermom
eter marked '" .
rosej.li V. Weckbaeli went up to
Omaha this morning.
Mrs. Medially, of Ottnmwa, is visit
ing in Omaha, to-day.
Fok Hi vr.- Furnishfil rooms, corner
of th ami (Jranite strtects. 8-tf
Sam "Wan-h was among the ijassen
gers for Omaha this morning.
Leave ore1.. :s for v.ool with John
Tntt at IVnne tt's grocery .store. St f
Miss Li.i': A. Joix s of Ked Oak
la. is visiting Mrs. T. 12. Williams.
Leave orders for v.'ood with John
Tutt at lien n tt's grocery store. St f
Mr. and Mrs. "Wilkinson and Miss
Kilheenek, went up to Omaha this morn
Jiccnse to wed was yesterday grant
to Joseph IIou!-later and Miss liarbara
Mrs. Kd Olive, formerly of Platts
mouth, but now of Indianola, Iowa, is
visiting Mrs. J. F. Johnson.
Tin; "Plum Pudding" company ar
rived this morning and is ready to give
a tine exhibition this evening.
Mr. Wilson, of Omaha, was in the
city last evening and bought 1,000,000
brick of J. L Farthir.gton.
Mrs. T. K. "Williams, of this city
mid Miss Lizzie A. Jones, of lied Oak
left here this morning to visit friends in
About twenty-five of the Louisville
school children in company with then
principal came down and took in the
The regular meeting of the "W. C.T.I
will be held next Thursday Sept. 22 at
three o'clock p. m. at the home of Mr?
S. A. Davis.
Judtre ltu-scll granted licence to
day to "W. II. Miller and Grace Bennett,
also to John W. Bager and Miss Jennie
Mr. I). S. Polk, of Louisville, came
in last evening, he expects to make this
his home. lie v, ill study law with In
brother M. D. Polk,
Last niht r-ome villainous persons
placed obstructions on the street car
track, but they were promptly rcmovec
this morning, and the cars run as usual
G. "W. Young, of Center Valley, w
a pleasant caller on The Herald this af
ternoon. II is one of the many who
are here from that district attending th
The Missouri river is changing it
channel, it is now cutting its way througl
the bank on tin; cast side at the bridge
leaving the middle pier on this side of
the main current.
A fine mare belonging to M. Gillis
pie was taken sick with the colic ii
front of Carruth's store this evening jus
as we got to press. Dr. Mathews was
called and gave remedies.
"W. II. Pool, of Wabash, was in
tlin fitv to-d.iv takina- in the fair. Ik
called at the IIi:ii.Li otlice and left i
"ten" for subscription. Mr. Pool in
tends to leave this evening for Eight
Mile Grove to viit relatives.
The B. & M. have made a change in
their sections, making Plattsmouth
section by itself and have put 12 men
on, and are putting the yards in first
class shape. The double track from
here to Oreapolis Is in another section
with 8 men.
A petition to Judge Chapman to
adjourn court two days on account of
the fair was not granted, as the docket
is very large and court will extend into
next week and a large number of jury
men live in the west end of the county
and need to get home.
There was a large number in attend
ance at the fair todav, especially children.
The schools were clossd and it seemed as
though everybody went. The effects of
the fair could even be seen in the court
room. Tomorrow's program will be
equally as interesting as today s.
Friday night. Zeil Connors, a Lin
coln special policeman, attempted to ar
rest two burglars and during the struggle
one of them struck the policeman with a
knife, but the blade only penetrated a
large bundle of papers the man had in
his pocjeet. The officer shot the bur
glar; who struck him through the left
hand. While examining the wounded
man Mr. Conners was knocked down by
the other burglar and the two es
caped. For his fight the mayor appoint
ed Mr. Conners on the regular force.
To day wan children's day at the fair
iiid our schools were nil closed to give
the children a chance to attend, and they
wen; there in their holiday attire, making
everything look cheerful.
There is a large number of horses,
cattle and produce on exhibition. Tln-iv
are ."" -"i entries made, and are in the fol
('lass 1, horses and mules, 41; clas-i 2,
cattle, !; class ii, swine. 10; class .
sweepstakes. 1; c lass o, poultry, 17; class
7, bees, '.; class S, art, -1; class it, needle
work, H7; class 10, caned goods nnd
bread, :1; class 11, drawing it; class 12,
fruit, 170; c btss 1:5, llowers, 1; class 11.
farm products, 5J; class 15, miscelanious
2o; class 10, serial, 0."i.
In tin; fruit department, there is the
largest display of apples oyer made in
The poultry is very line; it is said by
those who know, that it is the finest
show ever held at our fair.
The art hall is well tilled with paint
ings, quills, needle work and every thing
nic e that the fair sex can neike.
The races for the day are as follows:
The pony running race tied.
The three-minute trot was not finished
as we went to press. "We will give the
score tomorrow. The ground seemed to
favor Brown Tom 1st, Almo 2d and
Foil sam-: A good farm wagon
a strong set of double harness; a new cov
ered buggy with good double harness
and a good horse. Enquire of E. B.
Sampson or J. C. Eikenbary.
Monday afternoon Henry Shrceder was
found guilty of horse stealing.
Yesterday morning the case of W. I.
Foreman was called an cV tried and on the
first ballot of the jury, was found guilty
of shooting with intent to kill. Last
June he shot Ed. Lewis, near Weeping
In the afternoon yesterday, the ens.
against Davis and Wilson, charged with
the burglary of Will Warrick's house
was called. The evidence was finished
this morning. The jury was out as wo
go to press.
John Burnesthis morning plead guilty
to petit larceny. The court instructed
the prosecution the plea was acceptable
as Burnes could not be found guilty of
burglary since Kennedy had been acquitt
ed, and the plea was accepted.
Judge Chapman sentenced criminals as
follows: Henry Shrceder, 10 years; W.
I.Foreman, o years; Tom Cavanaugli,
John II. Brady and Henry Smith, 2 years.
10 KiiWAKD For any person giving
information that will lead to the convic
tion of parties putting obstructions on
the street car track.
Mkhcek Bros, fc Co.
In last evening's issue of the IIeiuli)
we said the men. Murphy and Brown, in
police court yesterday morning plead
guilty to resisting an officer. This was
not the case, however. The charge made
was "disturbing the peace by lighting,"
and to this charge they plead guilty, and
for this their sentence ten days in j:ul
the last five on bread water, and to pay
the costs which were $7.80 was a pretty
strong one. Those of our readers w ho
were led to believe from our account of
the trouble, that the men did not receive
their just dues, will please take note
that the charge was only one of disturb
ing the peace, and the officers making
he charge showed their confidence in
their ability to take care of themselves
by not entering a charge of resisting
an officer with deadly weapons, which
would probably haye sent the men on
their way to the penitential'.
Omaha Methodist Ministers Meet.
The Omaha Methodist preachers' meet
ing was opened for the first time this
year yesterday morning at the First
Methodist church. Bev. Dr. J. B. Max
eield presided, and an organization was
formed with the following officers: Bev.
J. W. Phelps president; Hey. T. M.
House, vice president; Rev. Alfred II.
Henry, secretary; Bey. George M Brown,
Another Iowa Cas Well.
Df.s Moines, la., Sept. 20, Natural gas
in considerable quantites has been dis
covered on the 400 acre farm of Mr. Mar
quis, three miles north or lies Jloines
A well was sunk for water and a hole
bored down about 100 feet, when the ga
was found. Tests made to-dav showed
that it was a strong flow, and burned
freely in gas jets or shot up in the air
This is one more paragraph of encour
agement to the gas well project in Platts
mouth. If Iowa can have gas, whv can't
FURNISHED I5Y W. II. SEWELL & CO.
Tuesday, September 20, 18S7.
Wheat No. 2, 4(i.
" 3 41.
Corn, 2 27.
Oats, 2 18.
Bye, 2 30.
Barley, No. 2 40.
" 3 30.
MiM.i:it Bknnktt This afternoon at
:J:::o o'clock Mr. Will H. Miller and Miss
Grace Ii. Bennett were united in the bonds
of matrimoiij", at the residence of the
bride's parents, J lev. II. B. Burgess offi
ciating. These parties are well known in
Plattsmouth society circles and have ihc
good wishes of their many friends. No
invitations were issued and only a few
intimate friends and relatives were
present at the ceremony.
- J Sehlater, jeweler, opposite the
Opera Hou-e, has just received a large
supply of ladie's and gent's gold and
silver wateles which he offers at bottom
prices, (ii ve him a call. 20 w It d 0
I.elt Handed Writing.
"It looks like copperplate," remarked
a prominent teacher of penmanship to a
reporter, as he exhibited a handsome
specimen of chirography from among the
many spec imens in his large collection.
It eouMn't have lx-en written very
rapidly," suggested the reporter.
'I i was, though as rapidly as the
writer could make his fingers move."
'Probably he is a professional penman;
b:okl;e(.i.er or teacher, likely?"
"Neither, and ho only learned to write
four years ago. lie was a soldier. Dur
ing the; war he; lost his right arm. After
the war he been mo a traveling salesman.
Five years ago he lost a le-g in a railroad
accide nt, and then texk up penmanship.
Ho had to learn it all over again. But
by perseverance you see how much ho
has accomplished. Ho is the secretary of
a mining company clown town ami draws
$10,000 a year salary. One odd thing
about this is that ho never was a good
penman when he had loth arms. Byt
in learning to use his left hand he ac
c unreel the art of making all of his char
acters j1l.1ir.l3-. He made them slowly at
first, and now be can't write badly, no
mailer how rapidly he works."
Did yon ever know of a man's learn
ing to use lioth hands equally well?"
"Tin .10 are a few instances on record.
I heard of a man once who not only
wrote; with both hands, but wrote with
them at the same time and a different
sentence with each hand. Ho was the
wonder of the profession, but ho was
more of a freak than anything else. Am
bidexterity is a great accomplishment, but
such experiences as that are not vain
able, save' as curiosities." New York
Mail and Express.
Fishermen Going to Alaska.
Some GOO or 700 fishermen of New
foundland have decided to emigrate, ow
ing to the distress caused by the failure
of Labrador and Newfoundland fisheries
and the ill feeling engendered by inter
national complications, and will proba
bly locate fisheries on the Choumaign
and Aleutian IlrjuLs of Alaska. These
islands are in the immediate vicinity of
the codfish banks of Alaska, and there is
no reason why Newfoundland men can
nut make their new homes upon them,
'lhe c limate is no worse than that of their
present homes, while the supply of fish
is reported to be immense. On Queen
Charlotte and other islands in British Co
lumbian waters there will be room for
many families. The waters of the sound
and in the vicinity of the Uniteel States
boundary line teem with black cod and
halibut. Frank Leslie's.
Highest Mountain in America.
The highest mountain in the western
hemisphere is Aconcagua, which rises
22,4 M feet above the sea, and is in plain
view fiem both Valparaiso and Santiago
when the weather is clear. Chimborazo
was until recently supposed to be the
king of the Andes, and in geographies
published thirty years ago was described
as the highest mountain in the world.
No one lias ever reached the summit of
either monster, but by triangulation
Aconcagua has been determined to have
an advantage of 2,000 feet over old
"Cliuubo" in stature. Harper's Maga
zine. The Thrasher And th Whale.
The Tiasseners p.nrl rrnw of thf Kfawm.
j er Takasago-ruaru, when on her last voy
age lrcm. tins jiort to Kobe, witnessed a
sight often talked about but very rarely
seen. It was the great sea fight between
a thrasher (fox shark) and a whale. An
eye witness states that the thrasher first
leaped out of the water close under the
bow of the steamer, and, rising fully
thirty feet in the air, came down on the
back of the whalo with a sound that con
vinced one cf the terrible force of the
Mow. Every time the whale appeared
near lhe surface this scene was repeated,
irad it continued until the combatants
wore lost sight of fully two miles dis
tant. Our informant 6tates that the
scene was most exciting. Yokohama
The popularity of lawn tennis is mak
ing Iho Egyptian women lopsided.
Preparation of the Sardine.
To prepare the sardine in its perfection
it should be boiled alive in oil, like an old
mart3T. If this cannot be done, then it
should be cooked as soon after death as
possible. It is cdleged against some of
tha patent nets that the fish dies at once
in their pockets and its quality is greatly
deteriorated. The manner of cooking is
simple. As soon as possible after the
fish is caught it is dipped in a kettle of
boiling olive oil. Caro must be taken
that the oil is not burned or used too
many times over, and that the fish is not
kept in it too long. The implement used
is made of wire, in two parts, something
like a toasting rake, with hinges, the
fishes being laid on one side and the other
being closcil over them, keeping them in
place. Sa:i Francisco Chronicle.
Ob, once to soar, a lark or sail, a cloud,
In tho eternal azure ovtrspread!
C0111. 1 ever the world's voices, vain and loud,
Alinre aaia the soul that once had fed
Oa the tremendous silence; where the tread
Is h'-ard. Iv ears w.th finer sense endowed.
Of nivjr is. who th- crystal pathways crowd
In r.useea liiyna.::!, all on mercies sped?
C -iil-i t-vi r tl t !-it.:-i:igured face nain
all in l.v.r-j? or the soul forget
To cherish, tt a charmed amulet,
Tht vn.nis. too wi.ru with usin;i to retain
Til.itr vliii.il . -i ... 1 -. 1 'J 'T. . . . . ... r . . .
--nairo pavement round the throne of God,
The "Ofllee Hoy" Question.
Our reformers would do well to tako
cognizance of the "offico boy" question.
It is no small one, either. It affects
every branch of business. It is a diffi
cult thing nowadays to get hold of a good
office boy. Out of fifty applicants
not uioro than three or four will lx;
worth considering. The loys of teiay
seem to lack ambition anel make litth;
effort to advance themselves. Most l.vo,
even at the ago of 11 or 15, be gin life
sadly provided in the way of education,
being poor wrirers and sicllers and
knowing nothing of grammar. It is the
lack of earnestness that is deplorable
They can keep posted 011 baseball, horse
races anil prizo lights, but that's about
all they care for.
Occasionally one meets with a bright
boy, quick at figures and intelligent, but
theso boys develop tendencies which
make it unsafe to trust them with money,
no great are the tern fit at ions to a boy who
has not been grounded right when ha
was at his mother's knee. This is es
ccially so of city boys who are alwaj s
the answerers of want advertisements.
Country boys cannot afford to live in the
city on $3 or $1 a week. Country boys
are much moro useful than city rearoel
lads, because they havo plenty of ambi
tion. If they haven't at first, a few
months in the city will arouse it. Alone
in a big city a country Ixvy will naturally
be spurred on by his very lonesomeness.
I do not think tho fault is in tho small
ness of the wages paid, as a business man
will pay extra for a gcxxl, No. 1 boy. I
am afraid the cause lies deeper. Busi
ness Man hi Globe-Democrat.
For the construction of storai water sewers i
the ;ity of l'lattsm.mtli. Xe.b.
Sealeel bids will be received by the rity e-b iK
of said city ui to 1100:1, Tlnuxbiy, Oct, c. 187
or the construction of ttcrin water hewers as
follows to wit :
AMOUNT. KXC:iNKKi:'S KSTIMAT!'.
About 1 00 It of 7!i ft.
bricK sewer. .? 11.00 !cr lin. ft.
fuojft. ef 5!j ft. brick
500 ft. of 4!i ft. blick,
1 tiiO ft, of 15 inch pipo
too " VI " iulct iiie
i manholes -1.'0 " vert ft.
21 ca'cli ha-din or inloM
10,!10 l!s. frames, covers
ami .'rates .01 per lb.
Toirethor with the iiecjary cKiicrevt work
gravel work, Oak piling, 1'hie le.m'.rT for sheet
nr and n: u lumber for sheet piloini:. ext r:
firadinjr, nibble stone work, brick masonry
In .leo.onliiliee; with the l;bi;is, nion.-es :m
specifications on file in t'ie ollice of the ci!
Eids must be made on bidding blanks fur
nished by the city clerk ; an-! all bis must b
accompanied with a eertilic-e! check on a loc
bank in the sum ef Sl.osio, as an evidence;
'oed faith. No bids will be entertained wbici
exceed the estimate.
The leiard reserves the ri.uht to reject an
and all bids and to wave el-fects.
J. V. Johnson,
Chairman Eoaul of rubllc Works.
CLOTHI N G
ARRIVING DAILY AT
All thr nev-ps;f nnd lnf.-tt Stvt, c f.u- Ril
and "Winter in men's anel boys' wear.
m mmn busies.
GENUINE :-: SLNGER
vvitli hili arm and vibrating shuttle.
sold on time. Easy payments or cash.
F. J. BICKNELL,
Manager Plattsmouth Hranch
r n 1 an
iNUSRANCE - AGENTS.
Represent tlie""ei lowing tiie
tried anl fire-tested companies:
American Central-St. Leurs, Ai-ets
Commercial Unioii-EiiKbuul, "
Fire Assoclaiion-Pbiii'delphia, "
Frankliii-rhibu'.fii hi 1, "
Ilome-New York, "
Ins. Co, of North Americ-i. Phil.
jLiverpool&Loudon & c;i0be-Eng '
Korlh british .v- Mercantile-Eug '
Norwich Cn'.oii-Englaiiel. "
Spiiuneld F. & M.-Spi in-Telel, "
Total Assets, $12,115,774
LOSSBS AMul M fill tMSAllCy
Sixteen Thousand Dollars
K""3 Ft jr
L"it year, :mel it nv jiricc-s will t-ell jammIs, we iiilcml 1 sell more
LOOK AT THE (J I EAT CUTS I X I'lilCES WE AJiE OFFERING-
Ladies' (Joexl (Jrain Hut t on Shoe- for sjil.oo, fonin rly sold for $1.75; Ladies'
Heavy !rain Ihittoii S!iee. the best we ar for !.?.", formerly for f.5; Ladies best
Mih.nukee (ii ain Ibillon Shoe-, no. funnel y sold for $'J.5(;. We are offerin; all
our $2.50 line- of slme-s fer J.OO; Ladies' Fine (Jl.iy.e )ou;eiIa Ibitton and Tnmpoffo,
!uat lor $2.50, forme rly $:. 00. Mm Heavy Hoots for only $1.50. formerly $2.00;
Men's liest Whoh: Stock Kip llools lor $2.50, formerly sehl for $.i.25; Men's Fine;
Whole Steek Kip Hoot for e.nl y $:;.0n. I ,1 me; !y $ 1.00; Men's Calf Hoot, p;eocl and
solid, for only $2.50, form crly $:;. 0; Men's Fine- Dress utton Shoe for only $1.M
"We also have a cn:at many other liea'-h" bai-o-ihis in Chilelren's, Misses anel boys'
that it will pay you t call and i-xaminu our nuil.-i and be convinced that we are
selling chcapei than any other deale r.
PORK PACKERS and ii;ai.ki;s in HUTTKU AND KGGS.
BEEF, PORK, MUTTON AND VEAL.
THE HE ST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALWAYS ON HAND.
Sugar Cured Ideals, Hams, Bacon, Lard, &c, &c-
of our own make. The best brands
-!w5sV ",-o!i'ljL -- T--.V . : . --Ty sfl
lltivc anything you wane from a two-Mlied' .l go cart to a twenty -four
I C 1 1 f T
ro alv:i.y I:cjt roaly. Cabs or tilit cni-ri.igos. pall-lioarer wagons
anel everything Ibr funerals titriMtlied 011 .short notice. Terms cash.
-has the i:et equu'I'eij-
0 i u I M
m m m m
We are prepared to do
01a fIi84 Ba4Icee
Vi s i I i us
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rBB 4 Wf
J. AY. JvIakthis.
eif OYSTERS, in cans and bulk, at
A XI) RE TAIL.
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OR CASS COUNTY.
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