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rhe Plattsmoutf? Daily Herald I
Publishers & Proprietors.
THE TLATTSMOUTH HERALD
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xud Weekly every tliui.silay uuoniluj;. Kcyln
lred at the ost.me, I'lMttHtnoutli. Nebr.. .i
ierincl-clu.sH matter. Oltice corner of Vine and
TKMS KjH I1AILV.
One copy one year in advance, by mail ?c tw
One copy per month, by rarrier, ,r
One copy per week, by carrier, 15
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One copy One year, in advance, $1 r.o
One copy six mouths in advance 75
A lsiLi. haa been olTeretl in the house
for the appropriation of a 'ionic for indi
gent and disabled confederate soldiers.
A pension bill will probably come next.
On, pshaw! What's the use of llup
doodle of that sort? Where would your
president and your Mr. Justice Lamar
have bcenjjut for this "disgrace to the sen
ate," and his influence? N. Y. TrUiUue.
Pkhiiats it was not the providence of
the president to call attention to the fact
that belaud .Stanford is a member of the
Honate. l'osaibl y that body's disgrace is
wholly its own business. New York
Those who have heretofore mentioned
that chivalrous southron, (i) Mr. Carlisle,
in exalted terms, are not a little surpris
ed to find him willingly kilting as Speak
er of the House of Representatives, under
the shadow of grave charges af political
corruption and fraud. His sense of hon
or is not sufficient to require him to n.sk
for an immediate and complete investi
gation. No, he hides instead, like a
cowardly cur behind the Democratc ma
jority in the House, expecting them to
prevent an investigation into the manner
of his election. No more shameful spec
tacle of the leader of a dominant party
truckling to fraud and dishonest methods
has been seen since 1800, if we except the
corporation trade that placed Lamar on
the Supreme Bench.
When a person visits Plattsmouth he
is taken through the car shops before he
is allowed to eat. Then he is taken out
over the mountains and canyons sur
rounding the town. When ho gets thro'
he expresses surprise that a town was
ever laid out in such a place Times.
When a person visits Nebraska City
the first thing they do down there is to
point with pride to the old distillery
planted square in the east end of their
deserted Main street, blow about the ren
dering establishment in the ravine south
of town, the endowmeat J. Sterling Mor
ton is going to settle on the old burg
when he dies, and the boom it is going
to have when Major Watson's "malish"
rescues the burying ground from th;
cemetry trust. About this time thestran
ger is found feeing a nigger to tell him
what time during the week the next train
leaves town. Oh yes ! Solid retirement
down there beats a boom.
Whenever the farmers have met and
discussed the subject they have declared
in favor of free wool. Whenever a lot
of monopolists representing millions of
dollars have met and discussed the sui
ject they have declared for highly taxed
wool. If the farmers will only learn to
vote as they think and talk they v i!
soon be able to control tho wool matter
Certamlv when a farmer consents to be
robbed in his clothing and his blankets
all for the benefit of manufacturers who
do net need alms from him, and are not
grateful for what they have received, be
is too jrenorous for his own good. Oma
The above is certainly as foolish a scree
as ever emanated from a respectable
newspaper in the way of proof of the
value of free trade. Before us lies a co;y
of another leading democratic newspaper.
It says that manufacturers would be
greatly benefited in this country by the
removal of the tariff on raw material.
which must be done at once to save some
of the large factories that have made no
money for three or four years.
From a perusal of the two democratic
organs we are made to understand, first
ly, that we must have free trade because
it is rough on the manufacturer and good
for the farmer; secondly, we must have
free trade because it will build up the
manufacturer and the farmer will take
care of himself. Thirdly, we must have
free trade because G rover Cleveland says
The republican saying that no demo
cratic leader wa3 honest in his expression
of political opinions, is certainly exempl
tied if we take a look at the record of
some of the leaders of that par. v.
The tall Sycamore of the Wabash who
made one of his spread eagle speeches a
few years ago at the opening of the At
lanta exposition, doubtless being im
pressed with the importance of manu
factures, and being in the company of
that class of people, delivered himself of
an out and out high tariff speech from
which we clip the following:
And if in paying a tariff tax for gov
ernment support as revenue they find
that the laws compelling them to do so
likewise foster, encourage and protect
their young and growing manufactures of
iron, hardware, jUss, woolen and cotton,
hv vein rerraru tiiem witn tavor as iiie
1. 1 J " - o .... r
nf 1 ' 1
will demand such adjustment of the
tariff as to insure tluit end.
Tho other day following in the wake
of Grovcr Cleveland's Free Trade message
the versatile Voorhecs, becomes an ardent
Free Trader ' as witnej.s the following
from his speech delivered in defense of
As a choice between reducing internal
revenue or tariff taxation, I shall labor to
cheajcu wolleus, linens, cotton fabrics,
salt, lumber, coal, iron, steel and all the
other great staple commodities, rather
than such articles as are indulged in from
acquired habits or luxurious modes of
It is evidomtly a kind of you pay your
money, you take your choice sort of bus
iness. While this is the record of Voorhecs,
there is scarce a leader in the party that
could make a more consistent showing;
consistency Leing an unknown virtue in
the democratic vocabulary its place hav
ing been taken by long xince expediency.
FR EE TRADE SKULKING.
The news from Washington is that the
Free Traders in Congress arc hard at
work at the task of framing a Free Trade
bill that will have a chance of passing.
They know that an out-and-out Free
Trade measure would be defeated by an
overwhelming majority. They therefore
prefer to follow the advice of the Cobden
Club and reach Free Trade by short
stages. Their plan is to knock off a cer
tain percentage of tho tariff this year,
and so prepare the way for slicing off a
bigger piece next year or the year after.
Not one of them will come out boldly
md declare that he wants Free Trade
pure and simple. It is altogether too
early in the game they are playing to ex
pose their hands. Just now they arc sat
isfied to pose as surplus reducers who are
anxious to benefit the country by pie-
venting an accumulation of money in the
treasury. Their insincerity is exopsed
t lie moment there is talk of reducing the
surplus by abolishing the internal rev
enue. They will have none of that kind
of reduction, for that will not bring them
any nearer the Free-Trade goal towards
which they are traveling.
Luckily for the country the Free
Traders are not going to have it all their
own way in congress. The defenders of
the American policy of Protection in that
body are determined to fight every inch
of ground. It is said that they intend to
expose the insincerity of the Free Traders
by proposing the abolition of the Internal
Revenue, which would wipe out the sur
plus at one stroke. A bill of that nature
would go far to force the Free Traders to
fight in the open field instead of skulk
ing behind the surplus pretence. An advan
tage would be gained thereby, as the
issue between the American policy of
Protection and the pro-British policy of
Free Trade would be brought forward
so prominently that there would be no
possibility of shirking it.
The sooner, therefore, the surplus
question or any other question obscuring
the true nature of the contest between
Protectionists and Free Traders is re
moved from the arena of discussion the
better it will be. Let us by all menus
have the question of whether or not
American industries are to be protected
settled without any distracting side issues.
Those who believe in the American poliey
of Protection have no fear of the result
of a square, stand-up fight on the issue
of protecting American industries against
foreign competition that would eventual
ly drag down American workingmen to
the level of the pauper labor they would
have to compete with if Mr. Cleveland
and his friends could have their way.
How Men Die.
II we know all the methods of approach
adopted by an enemy we arc the better
enabled to ward off the danger and post
pone the moment when surrender becomes
inevitable. In many instances the inher
ent strength of the body suffices to enable
it to oppose the tendency toward death.
Many however have lost these forces jto
such an extent that there is little or no
help. In other cases a little aid to the
weakened lungs will make all the 'differ
ence between sudden death and many
years of useful life. Upon the first symp
toms of a cough, cold or any trouble of
the throat or lungs, give that old and
well known remedy Boschee's German
Syrup, a careful trial. It will prove
what thousands say ot it to be, the "bene
factor of any home."
The Mammoth Cave's Rival.
There is a cave on Gran Bethuram's
place, seven miles from Mount Vernon,
which nearly equals the celebrated Mam
moth cave in proportions and fully so in
curiosities. In it are several lakes or
ponds, in which fish without eyes are
found in abundance. It is a mass of
caverns, some of which are from seventy-five
to 100 feet high. A party of
ladies and gentlemen recently got lost in
the labyrinths of the caverns, and several
hours elapsed before they found their
way out. A party from this place aro
preparing to fully explore the cave, and
if arrangements can bo completed they
will probably start soon, prepared to
make their explorations complete.
Suit Against Gordon's Kstate.
Tho British government having be
trayed Gordon to his death at Khartoum,
the Egyptian government has now repu
diated and dishonored the bills drawn on
it by him during the siege, to tho amount
of $200,000, and the holders have begun
suit against Gordon's private estate for
-rmf.nt New YorK mmine.
SCHOOLS OF TODAY.
THE CHANGE WHICH HAS COME
OVER OUR METHODS.
How the 'Whole Tone of School Life Has
Ueen Klevated The Part I'layed by
Pictures Introduction of Object !-
It is a curious thing that, side by side with
the modern amenities in schooling, there
sometimes comes in a reaction against every
thing that ran make learning attractive. It
is like the theory which used to exist, that
no drug could lo really useful unless it gave
out the full terrors of its natural tasto and
odor. Sometimes even now, iu out of tho
way places, one finds un old fashioned drug
shop (perhaps opening out of the very parlor
of an old fashioned doc-tor), where the mere
atmosphere is as barlarous and forbidding
as the strange foreign names of the articles
sold there coloquintida, jerhaps, or ipecac
uanha. But the modern drug shop is called
a pharmacy, and it aims to replace those
vigorous old odors with others suggestive of
Araby the Blest.
A similar change has come over our school
methods. I can recall when battered desks
and chopied benches were regarded as an
essential port of even the private school sys
tem. Why contend against it? it was asked;
boys were natural barbarians and would
soon make the now look as badly as tho old.
Yet about that time the discovery was made
that tho way to secure respect for school fur
niture was to make it resectable, and the
bo3'ish jackknifo found other objects. So I
can remember when the introduction of
singing, and later of drawing, into our pub
lic schools was regarded as a finical whim,
suitable for girls' school only. Emollit
mores; each of these practices is found to
help school discipline and refine the taste, so
that tho whole tone of school life is elevated.
I was fitted for college by a teacher who
never let his rattan go out of his hand except
to lay it on his desk close by him. A public
school principal who should now pursue this
course would lose his place, and rightly; the
very regulations of some communities re
quire that the rod, it if exists, should be kept
in tho desk, out of sight, and that every blow
should be afterward reported to the proper
One of tho most curious forms of this Grad
grind severity is the crusade occasionally
undertaken against all illustrations of school
books. The most thoughtful and carefully
designed work, in geography, in history, even
in arithmetic, is supposed to be sufficiently
condemned when it is called a picture book.
Yet it is a period when all works for older
persons dictionaries, encyclopaedias, histo
ries, magazines have brought the art of
pictorial illustrations to its highest point.
Webster and Worcester have alike adopted
it. Justin Winsor's monumental "Narrative
and Critical History of America" is crowded
with portraits, autographs, fac-similes, and
reproductions of historic pictures. The later
editions of Gray's "Botany of the Northern
United States" have careful delineations of
every historical genus. The American maga
zines have won the admiration of the world
by their illustrations of all geographical and
Mr. Edward Atkinson carried the art of
pictorial exhibition even into political econ
omy, and is never quite happy till he can get
his proposition embodied for the eye in
parallel lines. Tho United States census re
port resorts to charts and curves and colored
diagrams when it wishes ully to elucidate
any important general result. All this is
done for grown people for the gravest, the
inaturest, the most educated. They, if any,
are the persons who might fairly bo asked to
fix their minds clearly and austerely upon
words and numerals, without stooping to the
alleged frivolity of picture books. If they
do not accomplish this, if the very people
who make the criticism are only too glad to
eke out their own imperfect knowledge by an
illustrated magazine or an illustrated dic
tionary, is it not a little absurd in them to
enforce such a grim abstinence ujxjn school
In an admirablo article by the eminent
French writer Professor Th. Ribot on "Tho
Mechanism of Attention" he maintains a
different theory. The infant child, he says,
is at first under the sway of spontaneous at
tention alone, noticing only bright objects or
sustenance giving objects. By degrees it ob
serves things less selfishly interesting, begin
ning at about the third month. The path is
from the most intense, most impressive sensa
tions, to the finer and more delicate .ones. To
fix and hold one sensation is an art that
must be learned. "A child, for example,
refuses to learn to read, but is vastly inter
ested in the pictures in the book. The father
says that reading will show the meaning of
the pictures. This acts as an artificial in
ducement, and tho child goes to work, sub
stituting an artificial attention to arbitrary
signs for the natural attractiveness of pict
ures." After a while "art has done its
work, and attention has become second na
ture." All this is long since recognized in
our schools in the introduction of object les
sons. Formerly pupils learned a definition
of a bird; then they were taught something
about a bird's structure; after that, if they
were fortunate, they were taken to see some
stuffed birds in a museum. Now the stuffed
bird, or better still, a living one, is a part of
tho school properties; that is shown first, and
when curiosity is aroused the children
readily learn about it. But as no school can
have annexed to it a complete museum of
natural history, geography and tho history
of the human race, the pictorial art comes in
by way of substitute or preliminary.
No child can understand from words alone
that there is any part of tho world which is
essentially different from his native town,
but his first picture of a glacier or a geyser,
a castle or a cathedral, the sphinx of Egypt
or tho Esquimau in his kayak, opens his eyes
to tho rest of the globe; he begins to be a
man. It is oven more true of history; the
most skillful combination of words can never
bring a child so near the mound builders or
the Pueblo Indians, to the puritans or- the
cavaliers, to the revolutionary soldiers and
the founders of oiir government, as he is
brought by the first good picture he sees.
"T. W, H." in Harper's Bazar,
The Dear, Unselfish Creature.
Mr, Bampson (passionately) I love you
devotedly, Miss Churaley, but my pecuniary
affairs have prevented my making a declara
tion until now. But I have put away enough
now to feel justified in asking you to be my
MissChumley (hesitating but sweetljWj
confess that I am not wholly indifferent to
you, but but-
'But what, dear"
'Would you mind telling how much you
have put away V Texas Sittings.
Something Like Civilization.
A tijsy man entered a Cottage Grove
avenue car, threw his arms around tho
beater pipe, steadied himself, and exclaimed:
"Now, thi9 isomethin' like. This civ'lish
oshun, Sbum hu-humanity 'bout thish.
I thought when they t-talkcd 'bout heatin'
town with gash how nice t'would be to have
lampposts warmed. Thish is great!"'
Cleanliness of the Japanese.
They are a clean people. You might just
ns properly amuse yourself prancing upon
the sofas of a modern drawing room as enter
a Japanese houwe without removing your
dusty Ixiots. Society demands shoes for in
doors and shoes for out dHrs. The matting
is always spotless, the white iaper walls and
varnished woodwork free from tho slightest
mark ami the polished floors shine like on
old English table. Even a captious old
spinster from the wilds of New England
could find no smallest speck of dust to vent
her ill temper upon. You might almost
brush your hair with the broom. They bathe
at least once a day, sometimes in cold, but
generally in very hot water, water that
would make tho most pious missionary if
if plunged into it, use language not approved
by tho strictly orthodox. The public bath,
which is a very popular institution, is a large
room containing two steaming tanks; in-one
the men try to parboil themselves and the
women, quite unabashod, take possession of
tho other. "Iloni Soit" is the motto of tho
place, and it is well lived up to by all tho
habitues. It is Adam and Evo before tho
applo set her ladyship at work with her
neelle and thread. Tokio Cor. New York
The Lobster Canning; 11 11 sit.-ess.
The coast of Maine is so indented by bays
and inlets that tho actual shore lino is fully
2,400 miles in extent. Along this shore o ro
many of tho chief cities, towns and in1 or
tant industries of Maine. One of tho most
inqxirtant of these industries is tho cp.tching,
transjwrtation, canning and sale of lubsters.
This is an industry that has grow,! in thirty
years from a business that gave employment
to a few score of hands. It now employs
more than 2,000 fishermen, nearly 2,000 bouts
and forty vessels, and distributes in various
ways more than 600,000 annually. Tho
business of lobster catching in general re
quires two men to a boat, with 200 traps, at
a cost of alout $300 for the entire outfit.
Hy virtue of an order of sale issued byWillel
Fottt'iitter, a justice of the peace, within and
for Casw coimty. Nebraska, and to me di reeled,
I will on the S'.ft day of January, A. I)., lsss. at.
10 o'clock a.m., of said day at the Hon Ton
Restaurant, situated ou lower Main street in
Plattsinoiith, Nebraska, in said county, fell at
public auction, the following goods, wares and
merchandise, to-wit : The uuod. wares and
merchandise of the Won Ton bakery and r
taurant, consisting; of cigars, tobacco, candies,
canned fruits, confectionery. Hour, ojsteis.
iiinjier snaps, crackers-, disheo. fniil baskets,
napkins, table cloths, towels, wra print; paper,
six table, twenty-four chairs, knives, forks,
spoons, two uasojine stoves, two heatinjjrtoves
and stovepipe, tinware, saw and saw-buck and
axe. weighing scales, barrels unit baskets, one
cupboard, and all the appcrtenaiircs and fixt
uresbloning to said restaurant it l.-aKery.the
same bf-inj; levied upon nil taken as tile prop
erty of Morrison t Thornburg, defendants ; to
satisfy certain judgments of said court recov
ered by Julius I'et-pei berg, Henry lioeck. John
son Bros., J. C. Feterson aud Bro.. J. K. 'x,
and John Bauer, plaintiffs, against vaid defen
dants. Plattsmouth. Neb. Jan. 18. A. I).. 1R38.
J. C.Eikunhaky, sheriff, Cass Co.. TJeb.
S. i. Vaxatia, attorney for plaintiff.
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case of liver complaint, dyspepsia, sick
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directions are strictly complied with.
They arc purely vegetable, and never
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last ten years in this city and county than
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MAXCFACTCREK OF ASO
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
DEALER IN THE
Choicest Brands of Cigars,
Flor de Pepperbergo and 'Buds
FULL LINE OF
TOBACCO AND SMOKERS' ARTICLES
always in stock. Nov. 2C. 1885.
aWfar;-.(VTR g ATM E Vy J
-I must make
Large Stock of Spring Goods
Coming ami therefore will reduce all leather goods 20 per
cyiit. below regular prices tor cash only.
Goods Marlrod in Plain Figures.
Ladies' French Kid s5 00 20 per cent, discount $4 00
Ladies' French Kid .. ISO u 3 00
Ladies' bright Don-ola . 4 00 " "
Ladies' Jiriglit Doiiola 00 " "
Laeies' Kid 2", " 1 SO
Dadies' Feh. (itiat ii HO " " " 2 00
Ladies' Pel), (ioat 2 2.", " 1 SO
Men's Burt felloes S Oil " " "
Men's Shoes 4 .r,0 " " " J ('
Men's SShoes ... ?, 7o " " 00
Men's Shoes ti 50 " " " 2 00
Childrens ''Little Giant School Shoes," the hest in the market, tame
reduction. Now is your chance to lay in a cheap supply.
Oliver & Hamgo, Proprietors.
BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, VEAL, POULTRY
"We keep constantly on hand the finest and freshest line of incuts
in the city. Meats d ail kinds in their teason.
SUGAR CURED MEATS, HAMS, BACON, LARD,
SAUSAGE MD MINCE MEAT.
And everything to suit the demand our trade. (Jive ns a trial.
South Side !Main Street, Between Fifth and Sixth.
Law, lea! Estate & In
Mercantile Law and I weal Kstate Litgation a specialty. Co.
leotions made in all parts of the State tiirough competant attorneys.
Persons desiring the best ot FI E IXSU ANCE can get it hy ap
plying at this ofiice, either in the old Phoenix, of Hartford, .Etna, of 1
Hartford, Queen, of Liverpool, Niagara, "WcPtm, Traders of Chicngo.
Xo hettev companies can he found anywhere, a:;d the rates are as low
as can be had in any reliable company.
FARM - INSURANCE
We have an exceedingly large list of Kealty for sale, both im
proved and unhnproved, including some of the most desirable resi
dence property hi the city. Jf property is wanted either within the
old town cite or in any of the additions to the city.it can be had
through this ofUee. Persons having property for sale or exchange
will consult their best interests hy listing the same with us.
The loveliest residence locality in the city can be purchased at this
office for $150, in payments of one-third down, balance in one and
two years; or si5 down, balance in monthly payments. Anyone de
siring to visit this locality, whether they have in -view the purchase of
a lot or not, by calling at our office will be driven to the Park free of
expense. Heme niber the place,
-.WINDHAM & DAVIES. ,
room l'or my
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