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PIjATTSMOUTIrT, NEBRASKA, SATURDAY EVEMN(i, OCTOIiEU 1S87
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Latest by Telegraph.
UOKKOWKO ANI STOLEN.
l .1 W .loll
Bo aid IVo.WorkrK ntifi;.
I I II llA
le,iuiy Tie.vmrer, -
Clerk of Di-tiicL Court.
Suat. of Tub richoids.
County J u lire.
J A. I'AMl'llKI.I,
.1. M IJolSI NSON
W. C. SHliWALTKIi
15. J. Vkhmans
Mavnaiii Si 1XK
i;f)A!tl) OK SUI'EKVISOKS.
Lorn F-.i.T.. Ch'ni , Weeping Waiter
a. i;. ni. -
A. U. 1)1 KSIJN',
t iass coin;". No. us. I o. o. i Meets
-A-verv Tuesday evriiiii'i of each week. All
transient brolluis an- n-t cctfally invited to
flMtIO l.i:s-: NO. ."I. A. O. U. W. Meets
cverv a'.teraat - Krlday cveniM,; at Jv . of 1.
'1 raiisient brother are resi.-i-liii!ly in
vited toattend. I '. K W bite, Master Workman ;
K. A, ' altc. 1' oieiaa-i
.1. K. Morris. Ueeoi-di
Ayoub's Companion Hanaad.
London, Oct. "jx. Gen. Xur Mahomed,
companion of Ayoub Khun in his llight
from Teheran, lias been captured an.
publicly hanged at Herat.
Rewarded for His Bravery.
Austin, Oct. 2. J. K. Smith, thy ex
press messenger who recently killed two
train robbers near LT 1'aso, was paid
$'2,000 yesterday ly order of Governor
Ito.ss. as a reward for his act. Smith will
probably get 2.0!0 more from the ex
press company and $ 1 ,0'J0 from the rail
Nkw Yoi:k, Oct. Arrived Tin
I'ritannie, from Liverporl; the Canada,
froniLondon; the Aller, from Jlremen;
the Wieland, from Hamburg.
O i' i'.kx.stown, Oct. 2H. Arrived The
Wisconsin, from New York.
Hamiu-iui, Ovt, 28. Arrived Tin
Moravia, from N-w York.
Crovsy Threatens to Resign
Pauls. Oct. 2'.). This evening l'rtsi-d--i.t
( Jrevev, fit the cali:u t council, in
1"..J Morgan, Overseer ; ! ...,! ,.. ,--,nl.l i v;.ni if ;in
inquiry was not instituted into AVilsun's
of Aineriira .Meets .second aid fiiurtli SI'in-
d ay veiihiii at K. or I". hall. All Irunsieiit
brother are reijuesteil to in-'el with ii!. I.. A.
N'.vc ner, 'ener:ille I lonsul : 1 . I". Nile-,
oil iiy Adviser ; l, !5. Siaitii, I'.x liaitker ; W.
O. Willrtts. fleik.
in. vTrs.Min;ni i.oixin xii s. a. o. r. w.
M-er- everv alternate Kiid.iy i v.-iiin at
Kockwood hall at oVI-ii-k. All tla::.-.ienl i);-..:li-ers
an- respectfully i t. v it t to :-.t t-n!. -'. A.
liiit-iehe, M. W. : S. I', llre -i;. IC-rei!iau : S. C.
Wli.le. Ilijisorder ; S. A. Ns.veo:uer. ) ver.-eer.
McCOM:HI POST 45 C. A. R.
J. W. .TaitNso.-; '(,;,imaader.
'. s. viss senior Viea " i
K a. rs Junior "
;wu. Mi.i:s .. AlJ't'::i:t.
Ac'-susr r.:trs n ! -H-
M ai.oX Ii n '.'lileei of the l lj .
CilAHLM l'"tit: " " '-u.ird
Hkn.i. IIkmi-'.k Serr:t M i for.
J A'V)i: f ii !:! .km an. . ..Quarter Mas1 it Seivt.
Ai.eiiA Vni.:iT. . l'o I C"ia;lani
Meetiii Saturday eveaiu.
, A. MCtiWai
Watclies, Clocks, Jewelry
Sp3ciaIAttsiit on airsuWatGli RepairinE
WE WILL HAVE A
Library - Lamps
AT THE USUAL
allcged Cdiiiiection with thr- decoration
scandal. (Jrevcy said he did not object
to Wilson being tried in th'j regular way
for any olTens, but he must .bject to
the system of blackening his son-i:i-law,s
character, not only through tiie press,
but through the committee of the cham
ber embracing personal nendes and party
hatreds. FhvjUcnt assured the president
that the chamber held him in undimin
ished respect and urged him to overlook
his haMy, unconsidered action rnd recon
sider his dcctMon to r sign. It was
finally arranged that Grcycy shcul :
await the report of the committee.
Train Wreckers get in tholr Work.
JoMHT, 111 , Oct. 2S. A telegraph
pole 1 iid across the Rock Island road
track between Minooka and Morris this
niornining about : o'clock wrecked a
freight train of sixteen cars. The en
gine er, John Mills, and the fireman Or)T
were instantly killed, and the head
brakeman fatally injured. The mis
creants doubtless intended to wreck the
Kansas City express, due here at 4;:;0.
The passenger was fifteen minutes late,
and the freight pulled out ahead to run
to Minooka, striking the obstacle w ith
the tibove result. The excitement here
continues to grow since it was definitely
ascertained the obstruction was placed
on the track with the deliberate purpose
of wrecking the passenger train. The
excitement is augmcuted by the lnlief
th at the Schwartz-Wat- express car mur
der and robtbery gang planned the
crime. A large reward has already been
offetcd by the Rock Island company,
ml the detectives are on the ground.
WILL THE SEVEN SWING-
Arguments in th j Anarchist Appaal
Washington, Oct. 2$. When the Su
preme court opened at noon, Attorney
General Hunt stated that lie had practi
cally finished his argument when court
adjourned last night and would not re
sume today, but would give way to Gen.
Grinnell, who spoke forty-five minutes
paying particular attention to the com
position of the jury.
After reviewing britily the ground
covered by the argument of Attorney Gen
eral Hunt yesterday, Grina.;U said so far
composition of the jury was con-
S31ITH& BLACK'S. I" "7
whom any objection was raised by the
de fense, and that was the man San ford,
L 01 TffYr K ! tempt had been made, he said, to show
r fjyj ljH( j J J J j that another juror named Denker had
lLll li l! 1 U I Vii U U 1 I ! also been objected to, but in reply to
! that it was only necessary to say that at
the time Juror Denker was accepted the
defense had the right to 142 peremptory
challenges. If they had objected to him
very strongly they might have used one
of those peremptory challenges to ex
clude him. After reviewing at some
Represent the following time
tried and lire-tested companies:
American Central-Si. Louts. Assets SI.US.ff'l
Its. Ci, of crth America. Phil. 1
i.tvtrpool&Lond.Mi & illnbe-Kng
North British .t Mercantile-En
Mprius&cld F. & M.-Spt ingfield,
mi Afjnstei ani Paid at tins Agency
length tht? cast s of Juror San ford and
Denker, Grinnell saidjhit every man on
the jury was duly qualified under the
common law. It was iu no s. nsi a class
jury; three oi the men were in'-n who
a'.uzr-G ) labored with their own hand-; cne of
3 ' them was a man of foreign birth and
1 tjj re wa:. uot a ca;:t:dist ameng them.
C.l:.-.:l.7St ' . , . ..,..
After speaKiitg about lorry miuuies
Grinnell clos?d mul G-:n. liutler r.rose
and object- d to the latter part of Grin
ncll's argument on the ground that it
went outside of the printed record and
brought in extraneous matter to which
no reference had btforc been made.
(Jen. liutler ctiticised the trial court
severely for overruling the defendant.!
objection to San ford, the twelfth juror
Here was a juror sitting in judgment
over the lives of seven men entitled to
an impartial trial, that admitted he had
formed opinions, hat I expressed opinions
and was told to keep them, and who hai
decided prejudices against socialists and
anarchi.-ts; but the defendants' counsel
having exhausted their challenges were
conmelled to take him. In fact, the
judge of the (rial court said, after over
ruling these last challenges, tiiot they
would have to accept the juror because
thev could not heli themselves. Gen.
liutler in concluding complained that by
the course the cause -had been mud'; to
take in the supreme' court, the hearin'
was upon an imperfect, diminished and
untrue record coming from the Illinois
supreme court. Gen. Butler finished his
argument at 2:45 p. in. This closed the
case, and the court at once proceeded
with the docket and at 4 p. m. the con
adjourned until Monday next.
In the DiVriet '"oinf of C;;ss C'ouuty, Nebraska
(U1AKI.KS i:. AT lis,
PETKi: F. Ki'KKXM:. ACNVS 1M.TFNEK
HIS VVII'K. 1111. Ol.D'S YVAr.OV !) . 'VII.
1,1AM DKI'.KI Ml &.('. AM T!1K 15 V.NK Ol-'
rASSCOUN I V. NKHltASKA.
Notice to (Vil.'i V;it;on Toiiip my and William
I)ennsr &' .. iiffensiaiits. i on win take i.u
tiee that on tiic jainl dav oi 0-loli-r. 1-S7 I haiirs
I-!, Vates. I'l iintili herein, lllrrl his n-tiiioa in
the Histi ir't t'oui t o( t'ass t'ounty. Neh,- tskii
against all the above named DefeiKbuiis. t o
object and srayt-ri.f which aie to IcivcIom' a
pertain i:iortai;j cxetit. il by the Defendants
I'eter K. Kiili!vi- and jrnes linlfner to the
I'laintiiT iiii'Hi lots 7 stinl i block Pt. eitv of
I atts;noti!h. Cass Coin-iy. Netiraska to.-i ei!i-e
the payment of a eerlam iifom io: y unto dated
.lulv alst lssi for the smn of oire Tbi'i-r.uid
1 lollars i l.O KO wlib-h s id not.? ;i:id inorTea!.''
was ti ne and nay.tble on tin t'.i"st dny of Aumi-t
1SS7. There is now due on said note am! rie.ii t
IMire the sum of :ie i'hoitsand l!ol';-.;s (ji.booi
teLrether with interest tln-rt'iui at. Ihe r:it f
ten percent per annum from the f:rtt tl.iv f
Aiifiti'-t l?s, fur " hieh sum I'laintiiT prays or
decree ; I hat defendants be r ijnir l t )''' t be
sum ef One thousand dollars, or said prei; i-if-s
be sold to t-a:isly the auitaoi'lit found due t'.ii.
Ymi are r'iilTcrt t- arisw-r said p-i'tlon on
or before tlx- 'jsth d,.v of November !ss7.
Hated Oetober 22nd 1!S7.
CitAs K. Yatfs
by AlAKQl'KTTE, IJI'.WKKSK .1- llAI.I..
Our lives are mostly passed ia dim to-morro'.vs.
Whose only libt shines on them from todays,
Reflected by ourselves, and much or little.
According as our brightness throws thu rays.
If we remain today within the shadow
The morrow looms up darkly in our siLt,
Kut if tlit r.unllsbt shin- oat full upea us,
The cominjj day conceals nil but the bright.
C. M. Hammond.
HUNTING SORA IN THE SOUTH.
Chasing the Kecd IJiruA in the 7arslics of
tlio .James Itivrr A Carious Notion.
Tho season for s-ra begins Boptembcr 1.
Sora is the local name of the retxl birds which
in tho season inhabit the marshes and swnmps
in great numbers. They are hunted only at
high tide. The creeks, tributaries to tlio
James river, aro tide water creeks, with deep
currents anl navigable some distance for
boats. Spreading out now and then like lakes
they aro pierced with maishcs, which else
where border them. Theso wo tho hunting
grounds of the sera.
Tho tide rises, when full, about two feet
above the level of tlio marsh. At this timo
the hunters set forth. Each man gets in a
flat bottomed boat with a negro to push with
hi: paddle, or when the tide falls a little tho
darky has no hesi-r-ti in jumping out into
the mud and puihlug the boat. With tho
rise of tho tide the sora, that has duck like
habits, rises to tho tops of tho marsh grass
and skims along tho water. As tho boat is
pushed through tho grass it sturt3 them.
They are considered poor flyers, flying low
and slowly, and easily shot on tho wing.
Sometimes during one tide a skillful shot will
bag a hundred birds, but forty is about tho
The food of tho sora is tho wild oa and
where it grows abundantly the birds gather
i:i great numbers. Up among the swamps of
tho Chickahominy is the home of the wild
cat, and there hunting tho sora is done after
another fashion. Tho hunter, with his boat
and his negro, goes out by r.ight. In the bow
of tho boat is fixed a torch of burning pii'O
knots. Attracted by the light, the birds
come toward it in eut-U numbers that they
are killed with the paddle. This i3 sport of a
brutal kind, but very successful.
A l.e sora is a peculiar bird. At low tide a
man can walk in the marshes from ono end
to the other and although he may Lear the
bird occasionally, he is not to be seen. But
with the tide ho comes to the surface in num
bers. After tho first white frost he is seen no
more. Aa old hunter savs: "I have been in
the marshes hunting sora one evening and
found then thick; but the next morning,
there having Wen a frost in the night, not a
bird conld bo found.:'
All sorts cf ideas are held as to what be
comes of tho sora so swiftly and mysteriously
disappearing. There are people there who
gravely believe they go down into tho mini
and are changed to frogs. I have heard a
voting girl object to eating sora because she
always felt sbo was eating a frog.
This idea gams from the fact that tho sora
has such a bad l-eputation for flying. Hunters
say tney aro too fat to Cy. They are tho
richest bird cf this country in flavor, and
ry much better worth eating than the
Sivinny reect uira that is served in rew i ork
The probability is that with tho first frost
theso birds leave in a body overland, flying
by mht, aru! that their powers on the wing
lsr.vi been untierL'stimated. It is very strange
tha r.o pornon has ever seen thcia in flight.
tince the flocks must be innncnse, as a whole
district is depopulated at once. ICew York
Evcninrj Sun. -
Caused by Fright.
Savants have discovered that tho hair of
tho prong -hornetl antelope, like that of man,
is made to stand erect by sudden fright. In
vestigation in this lino might toko in the
hedgehog and the ridgepole cat. New York
A NOVEL SPECTACLE.
CONTEST BETWEEN A BULL BUFFALO
AND AN ENGLISH BULLDOG.
nir iz v rr.jn
J X y JLLi JJXi. J. JLJL VJ(
An Kxritliije; Inridcnt 'Which Orcurn-J
when Herds of Itlson Uoumcd the
IMaius of the West Ztciiiurkublo Kx
umplo of Cfeuino Con ray.t:
Tho nearest herd swerved; but, contrary
to their instincts, camo roaring down Lo'do
and parallel to our mounted Jfroojicrs-. Thfs
was a liitlo too much, even for well trained,
disciplined cavalry soldiers, and the men, in
their intense excitement, forgetful of order.;,
commenced a rattling fusilado from their
saddles. Tho buffalo veered off, but not lo
fcre several were wounded. The firing wr.J
.sternly ordered to coast-. One gigantic bull,
a lea.ler, was nearest; ho was badly wounded.
As was tho case on nearly all marches of
troops changing station on tho frontier,
many dogs of all ages, f;i.s and degrees had,
under protest, aceo.iipaiitsl tho column b
the Colorado river; hero many of tho woill
less ours were left or drowned while, fordimj
but there wero eaveral remainin-' and it wt:
theso that had turned thebuibilo down tho
Tlirro was among them a large, white En;.
Dsn bull clog belonging to tho regimouCl
baud, lie ws a ihjw jr.'ul brute, and had
boon tramed to pull uowu beovea at tho
Slaughter corral at Kcrt Concho. Ho wa-i,
withal, a prime favorite with tho soldiers
notwithstanding his ferocity. Tho pack .f
dogs were in full cry after tho rtainpodin.-i
herd of bellowing Leasts as thoy rushed unit
toro along tho column with their peculiar
roHaig gait, liui "King," tho bull dog, sin
Pied out the immense wounded leader, who
bad now slackened his speed and was falter
ing 1:1 Ins tracks, lie sprang at his throat
with great courage, fastened upon him, an J
tlio battle coimueuecd, with tho column as
A KOVEL, SPECTACLE.
1. was n novel spectacle. Tho bron::e?l
t!-:ojH-rs; the great shaggy beasts thundering
by; tho white topp-ed wagon train clo!-d no
aiKl lialtot; the iieeimcr shadows, mid t'm
most limitless streteh of .suri-oiind.'ncr l-rairio
and vast, f.olitude. The bu:l went tlow n upon bis
knee;, but so great v. aa Lis stren gth that he
quickly arose and whirled tho dog in great
circics over ins lioad. "img ' had been
taught never to lot go. Thu ent.ro command
now watched with breathless attention the
apparently unequal struggle, expecting every
moment to cee the d-jg Tinned to death.
Down went the bull again on his knee ;, thi:;
time not from any weakness, but to gore th'
uog; rising, be would .stamn his tect in ratf.
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ii.-.i MHth.ig iiim a wane, no would resumo
swinging and snapping him liko-a whip cord
tnmugn tbo air. iho foam, now blood v.
flecked tho long, tawny beard of tho bison
bull, ills eyes, nearly concealed iu tho long,
matted hair that covered his shaggy head,
nasuci lire, and his rage knew no bounds.
The dog, which had commenced th'j fight a
pure white, now turned to a spotted crimson
lrom blood which had flowed from tho
buiialo?s wounds, and still his bruto instincts.
tenacious courage and training led him to
hold on. Had ho let go for u moment tho
ta-acd bull WOU.U uav gored bin to death
before ho could havo retreated. The bull
crew perceptibly weaker; ho rose to his feet
less ol ton. Ho could no lontrer throw tha rio
in circles above his Lead. The blood stained
"King"' to a more vivid red. and bearimed
with dirt, he had lost all semblaneo to hia
former self. All wero anxiouslv loobinT foi-
thf eti-uggle to end. Impatienco was ohreadv
h'spla j-ed uixu tho men's faces, when suddenl v
Gen. .Mackenzie shouted, '-Ilitho animal end
f ut liim out of his misery !"' It was a merciful
command. Two men stepr.ed forward to the
enormous beast now on his knees and rock
ing to and fro, tho dog still holding on and
placing their carbines behind the left s'noul-
t-r. to roach a vital point, fired. Ho gavo
one great quiver, one last r.pasmodie rocking,
and spread himself upon the vast prairie
dead. Not till then did "Kiu:r" lot col
So great had been tho courage of this favor
ite dg m his fearful struggle that months
after, when an order had been issued for all
cur dogs always an accumulative nuisance
at a frontier post to bo exterminated.
King," iho white bulldog belonging to tho
Fourth Cavalry band, was erempted by a
peeial order. K. Carter, U. S. A., in Outing.
Why tiie Petticoat Must Go.
Few people seem awaro how enormously a
etiieoat dress of any sort mcreaes tho ap
parent sie of the hips until they have seen
e same persons m a dhTcreut i. e., two-
legged dress. Tho habit of wearing a thvss
which, causes iho duality of the form to bo
concealed is the true cause of all the errors
and strange contortions which seem insepa
rable from women s drer.-. it con-nlytely
alters the character of ti. figure and eausts
an ordinary waist to look l.trge and clumsy.
Dress a man in a woman's skirt and his waist
immediately appears largo, out of ell 2ropor
tion to his height; and ti-is result is the
true causo of the compression cf the waist
among most European nations. Till it is re
moved, it is vain to argue against tight
Tho majority cf women also seem unaware
how unbecoming a thing is tho tight bodieo,
which is the stereotyped form on which their
dress bodices uro made. They unconsciously
try to improve upon it by making imitation
vests and waistcoats and falls of lace down
thertmt. But with a loose, flapping skirt an
artistic and becoming form of bodice is out
of the question, for only a tight bodice can
givo the hour glass pinch rendered necessary
by tho globular form the legs assume when
incased in skirts. Dress.
CesocnUar.ts of the Dirt Eaters.
Thei-o is a race of negroes in the United
States that must be desec-nelants of the dirt
eating tribe of Africans known to exist in the
interior of iho tlark continent, for I hail a,
cook who came from tho back hill country o
Ixniisiaiia, which, by the way, is very little
known hy outsiders, who was a dirt eater.
She said one day that she was going back to
the hills, as the black tlirt at Xew Orleans
was not good, and she piae-1 for some of .the
kind she had always been used to eating, and
she went back. I was teild that in certain
6oil where these people live there wes a strong
alkali taste whivh they faucied very much.
Eating tlirt becomes a habit with them, and
when they wander away they still keep up
tho desiro until they gut tired of tho mud that
is unlike the home article, I have heard of
white men who eat dirt, but this negress Is
tbo only genuine &y"t eater I ever saw. Ccl
George L. CoianiTiglyttn is. GlobDemocr-.
Fi:oM To :.f.
Klio.M t. TO il'J.
IN ALL STYLliS.
Eicli kiVcMw nud For Trimnii i.
FROM i-i. '! (
A full line d
mm - JACKETS
FllOM ?2. TO ;10.
J0!. V. WECKB-Cii'S
P i CB Pi il
OVEE ALL C0HPETITI01T.
The citizens of Cass county will recognize at n glance that the above, bird is a'Ciiss
county roo.-t(;r cro-.v.ng loud and over tlicvictory gamed by
mm m wmi dim of wi goods,
MI LI NARY AND CARPETS
exhibited oyer all competitor. The award is significant in point f s-i.pnu ay
titvle. value and quantity and will command your henrty co;jcuitl-iic
' t . . i 1 ii-. . I . . . .7 , .
Wlien we assen mat we nave uas season tne -lainnr.
and ino.st varied line of
Eii Bry fxGOds, Mwi Osrpl MM
To bo found in the city.
The ladies of pfaltsmouth and vicinity are rt-vptct fully invited to r dl mu ir.sjict
some of the wonderful Manufactured Textile Ftibiiqut-s of the age.
Special &ale oi" Stress Cioosls, CJiisiicri, NIk
This sale will continue this an J r.ll next week. Great bargains will be olT.r.-d.
Vi'o or rcitbor lutf iii idr-iii'r our roo-?ter on the t)3i-; li owii.ir fu ihe
cre.it rush and receipt of new goods makinc f-irlier .i;i.oui:een:cnt
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impossible, but trom this date watcu our auvtrustuRai yivut.
White Ffent Dry Goods House.
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