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THE DAILY HERALD, ri.Arttnji;xia, w;:aSKA, FRIDAY, FEIiRUARY 10, 1SSS.
The Plattsroouth Daily Herald
KNOTTS 33 O 3.,
Publishers & Proprietors.
THE l'LATTSMOUTII li KHALI)
It puhltoberi every eventnir except Sunday
d Wr.fkly TTy Tliiirsl;iy morning- Kn;i
tred at the i(sto(Tlfe, 1'iaitMiioulli. VHr..ns
nciMind-chisK mutter. Oflice corner of Vine and
?IMt FOR IIAII.Y.
Oae copy one yc.ir in adra-noe, ly mail.
On cy rr inont li. ly carrier.
On copy per week, by carrier
TF.KMS KOK WkKKLT.
Oneeopy ono year, in advance,
One copy tlx inouitiM in advance
SOUTH AN1 HOME MARKET.
'Uiuler the system of slavery it wns
natural that tho South bliouM lo in fa
vor of free trr.de; hut all the conditions
have changed. The dig plantations have
been for the most part t ut up into small
farms', and the great need of the small
fanner, as well as tho large farmer, U a
home market where the diversified -pro
ducts of the farm may he sold for cash
as readily as the cotton crop."
The ahove, from the Atlantic Consti
tution, is indicative of the changed opin
ions which have taken root side-!y-&ide
with the changed conditions. A home
market where the farmer can exchange
tho products of the generous soil of the
South in the prime necessity of the hour,
and that can be secured in no other way
but by building Up great industries
where millious of well-paid men shall he
rendy and convenient customer?. The
nearer the field is to the workshop the
better for both farmer and artisan. In
States where less than oO per cent of the
people are engaged in farming the value
of the land i $:$8 per acre and the per
capital value of products is 457 per an
num. In States where 77 per cent of the
people arc engaged in farming the value
of the land is $5.18 per acre and the per
capita value of the products is $Hi per
annum. The reasons for lhis great in
crease in the value of land and its pro
ducts are plain aud manifol.l and in every
case the benefits are mutual. Distance
from market insures to the benefit of rail
roads, chambers of commerce, commis
sion merchants, and gamblers in options,
but never to cither producer or consum
er. It requires no argument to prove
this. It is self-evident. Tho farmer
brings his produce to town him
eelf and sells it to the
or woaian who eats it:
does not divide his profits
go between and therefore can sell l
cheaper to his customer. Besides, the
farmer can change his grain-fields into
fruit-orchards and vegetable gardens,
and enhance the value of his income n
hundred-fold. The prices of these arti
cles are not fixed by speculators in New
York or Liverpool, hut at the place
where they are sold. This will be so it
is so now in the south wherever the skies
are darkened with clouds of smoke aud
the air is made merry with the music of
the trip-hammer, and the spinning jenny.
"This i the music of the Union," and
will do more to restore the old feelings
of American iratcrnity than all the
speeches that will be made from now till
next fall. One thing only is necessary
to make the south as busy and melodious
as a bee-hive protection. With that
all is well, without it all is lost. Let
iron ore and coal be put on the free list,
let a reduction of 20 per cent be made
on pig-iron and corresponding reduction
on manufactures of steel and iron, then
good-by to your home market and its
cash customers, the American working-
We don't know how far our south-
crn friends are prepared to go in backing
up words by deeds, but we do know that
preaching protection aud .voting free
trade will close their factories and abol
ish their home market, lie warned in
time. Irish World.
INCREASED RAINFALL ON THE
"Wheat growers and other large classes
of citizens have been much interested in
the repeated statements, made in the last
few years, that the annual rainfall be
tween the Missouri River and the Hooky
Mountains is slowly increasing. The
fact, has great agricultural importance.
The testimony offered in proof of it,
however, has, until recently, been unsat
isfactory, and has fallen short of demon
stration. Something more conclusive is
now adduced by Mark W. Harrington,
Editor of "The American Meteorological
Journal," in a recent number of that
If a chart be constructed on which
lines are drawn through places having
the same annual rainfall these lines in
the region under consideration will be
found to run nearly parallel. The line
for thirty inches of rainfall runs from St.
Paul through Eastern Nebraska, bending
eastward into Texas. The rainfall at
Cheyenne is 11 inches, only a few years
ago it was but 5 inches, having more
Mr. Harrington uses Iilodgetfs and
Uenison s data. Lorin Blodgett's colla
tion of rainfall statistics for the United
State8, which came out in 1857, though
now out of date, is a work of recognized
value and covers a period of several
years. Harrington, in making an aver
age from these figures, thinks they may
he suid fairly to represent the situation
in 1 ."). Deninon is a Denycr physician
who has written extensively on climate,
from a sanitary point of view, and has
employed in preparing his tables the Sig
nal Service reports of a term of years,
ending with HK and averaging about
18M0. The method employed by Mr.
Harrington and the character of the work
done by the authors whom he c ites justi
fy much confidence in the results attained
in his inquiry.
The increase of rain fall in eastern Neb
raska for fourteen years has been nearly
twenty inches. There can no longer be
any question as to the rainfall becoming
heavier each year farther west. To de
ny it is but to admit ignorance of an
Our knowledge of Nebraska for twen
ty live years has been such that Ave
would have reason to attest the truth of
Mr. Harringtons statements oven if they
were not backed up by careful aud cor
"MO HE REFORM."
'"Mr. Scott, of Pennsylvania, saved his
party from the last extreme of suicidal
folly in one respect. Its Committee on
Ways and Mean, without a dissenting
voice among the Democratic members
present, voted last week to authorize
purchases of bonds with the surplus in
the Treasury, and to use i:: the same way
half the trust funds deposited for re
demption of bank notes. If any private
h inker, having been entrusted with large
deposits by a valuable customer, should
proceed ostentatiously to empty his bank
y paying his own debts previously con
tracted, thus leaving himself no money
for depositors if they should want pay
ment, his prompt bankruptcy would sur
prise nobody, except perhaps Mr. Mills.
After the committee had voted this con"
clusively to justify public apprehension
regarding the common sense and common
honesty of the Democratic party, Mr.
Scott came in and took the party by the
npe of the neck, so to speak. It was
hoisted out of that blunder in a few mo
ments, not without some strong words.
Hut what would happen if ths erratic
creature should escape its guardian and
keeper for a whole week ? Heavens ;
Mr. Scott might be sick !" Indeed, what
if Mr. Scott should die; think of it, only
one man on the majority side of the
house to protect the country from the
clutches of the wooden-headed imps of
bourbondom, whose honor and ignorance
are on the same low plane.
It will take tons of Democratic white
wash freely mixed with apoligies and tx
planations to keep the people of this in
telligent North hoodwinked. Lets see if
they are equal to to the task.
The "Wabash Farmers Alliance desires
to say in reply to the comments of the
State Journal and Plattsmouth Herald
on resolutions passed January 21 con
demning the ac tion of Judge Field in in
structing the jury to render a yerdict in
favor of the B. & M. Railroad Company.
That had the Journal and Herald con
fined themselves to the facts we would
not deem an answer necessary.
Our resolutions docs not condemn the
decision but simply the manner in which
Judge Field instructed the jury. Why
have a jury sworn to hear and determine
the case according to law and testimony
when there wa3 nothing for them to do
wide? The li. fc M. Railroad Company has
never returned the west end of the bridge
as part of their right of way and has
never been assessed as such. As to the
Alliance being "bamboozled" and want
ing the law repealed, we simply ask for
its strict enforcement. In regard to the
authorship of the law we refer the matter
to Hon. C. II. Van Wytk.
It is evident that the editor of the
Joannl has himself "sloped over" in his
anxiety to defend the B. & M. Railroad
Company. A similar case has been tried
ami decided with a very different result
by Judge Chapman.
The Alliance is perfectly willing to
leave the case in the hands of Judge
Maxwell and his associates as in that case
there will be no jury to instruct.
By order of the Alliance,
B. F. Allen, Sec.
A universal complaint goes up from
all parts of the country in regard to the
careless and inefficient mail service of
the present bourbon administratian.
Many country people are compelled, al
though living in a thickly-settled com
munity, to go from twelve to fifteen
miles for their mail. This is a sample of
democratic economy and reform. Our
neglected citizens should cheer up, how
evor, as there will be a change on the 4th
of next March, wherein an administra
tion that appreciates the value of the
mails, and enjoys the perusal of news
paper to such an extent that no need for
complaint will exist after that date.
Begs's Blood Purifier and Blood
No remedy in the world has gained
the popularity that this medicine has, as
a hold on family medicine. No one
should be without it. It hits no calomel
or ciuininein its composition, consequent-
1 v no bad cflects can arise irom it. t e
keep a full supply at all times. O. P. j
Smith Co. Druggist. j23-3mod&w .
VARIOUS VAGARIES WHICH ACCOM
PANY AN AMERICAN DISEASE.
Til ft Man Who Cleure Hi Throat I'ullin;
ut the MiiHtHclic I.ant Stuea of Ner
vous A Hi let ion Trick of at Victim of
"What lo you think of nervous tricks and j
habits, doctor?" asked a reporter of Dr. j
Charles II. Hughes, at the physician's oflice. j
"Their serious consideration would fill j
your iiit," lie answered. "I5ut of what !
may t 1mj characterised lis tricks and petty i
mannerisms poss?ssed by so many jieoplc, I j
would say that they arc only too often tho
precursors of a graver nervous condition;!
the initial warnings of nature, as it were, of j
the diectiou in which tho system is tending. I
Often, to bo sure, these habits never becon-j
worse, tho condition of the nervous system j
giving rise to them recoveriiifj through soiiio
fortuitous circumstance. There are sudden j
starts, tho patient is easily frightened, dis- !
turbing tho motor area of tho brain and fiv- j
ing rise to semi-spiismodic actions. What
physicians call the inhibitory power of tho
brain to urrest morbid influences becomes
impaired so that what tho mind would usu
ally restrain passes into action. Tho mind
has the ability to enforce such restraint, but i
action affords so much relief that tho sti!'- j
ferer acquiesces, nnd nervous habits, newly i
acquired, are the result.
'kV'e have all seen tins practices into which
nervous people fall. Thero is tho man who
clears his throat or coughs, when he has never
the sign of a cold, or who yavvm when be has
no reason whatever to feel bored. Others
will twitch their lcail or mustache, pull ct
their clothing or buttons, or pick and Into tit
their linger nails until tho blood runs. The:i
there are other such familiar evidences of
embarrassment as tho continual shilling of
the position when in company, and this, to
gether with a tendency to automatic and ab
sent minded actions when not dependent on
profound mental preoecunanoy, may La
often taken as indicating tho approach of
nervous prostration. AThen ono gets very
nervous, marked habits of irritation appear;
familial- und naturally agreeable sounds
such as tho prattle of children becomo an
noying. Inso.uuia will set in, tho repair of
tho system becomes unequal to tho daily de
mand, and the result is seen 121 irregularities
of regulated movements. Some people will
jerk and twitch their bodies when the' fall
asleep, from an irregular explosion of motor
nerve force, the energy of a spinal cell becom
ing suddenly liberated. This same condition
of things higher up in tho brain gives rise to
inopportune and incomplete ideation, disturb
ing and comfortless dreams, when the nat ural
capacity of the brain to secure its own timely
repose is impaired.
"In still graver states of nervous troubles
may be observed morbid fears, some of them
most peculiar. There are tjcople afflicted
with monophobia, or tho fear of being alone,
which is a most peculiar condition of tho
mind. I know a lawyer who would, nover
daro to appear in court for the pti'pose of
pleading a case when unaccompanied by his
wife or some other member of the family.
When so supported he would argue well and
at length, but otherwise an indefinable terror
of something that might hapjien he knew
not what would seize him and render hint
powerless. Then there are victims of claus
trophobia, or the fear of going through nar
row places, and I have known people to Le
in mortal terror when proceeding along any
but the broadest thoroughfares, lest tho houses
should close in on them and crush them. A 11
throphobia and gynephobia, tho ono tho fear
of crowds and of men, and the other the fear
of women, are' not uncommon. These aud
similar troubles, associated with morbid
sounds in the ears, arc symptoms of what has
been termed American nervousness, or neu
rasthenia, it being first discovered by Amer
ican physicians. Again, wo have perversion
of smell and taste, all local causes being
absent; cases of people who smell smoke when
thero is none at hand, and the predilection of
school girls for chalk and ground slato pencils.
Tho liking for alcohol is often a matter of
the nerves and even acquired tastes fcr
various articles of food and drink may bo
traced to the same cause.
"Ono of the saddest symptoms ot nervous
ness, and one which in many instances marks
the last stages of tho affliction, is tho indecis
ion of men previously remarkable for vigor
and the rapidity with which they grasped
conclusions and acted on their convictions.
But perhaps the most characteristic of all
nervous troubles is tho fear of iersonal con
tamination, which appears to have developed
moro since the advancement of thebaseilii
theory, and which so affects some persons
that they will not shake hands or otherwise
conw into actual contact with their neigh
bors." In connection with this last a certain gen
tleman well known in bit. Louis, but now
dead, may be recalled by many in whom was
developed in a remarkable d ogive this fear
of contamination. Ho wore gloves, and not
only would not shako hands, but had tho
greatest aversion to touching ir.y oiv: sitting
next him in a street car. Many jjeoplo thero
are who have somoone nervous ulllict iou that
never develops into anything worse, and
which is merely a source of annoyance to thu
nlliicted. Ona gentleman found iZ impossible
to sleep at times, and after chasing imaginary
sheep over imaginary fences without avail,
bethought himself of tracing the figure "o"
on the ball of his thumb with the forefinger
of the same hand. This intricato process at
tained the desired end, but unfortunately be
came such a matter of habit that it was con
tinued in waking hours, and when last heard
from the victim was unconsciously laboring
to lull himself asleep in the day time.
These aro but a few of tho many types of
nervous men that every one encounters.
That they could be reduplicated by the score
goes without saying, but lest tho reader Le
added to tho long list of unfortunates, it may
!o just as well to let tho medical books tell
tho rest. St. Loui j Republican.
Mr. Levi employs two clerks in his retail
grocery. One is a young man of tho same
race as his employer; tho other is a large
limbed, black bearded Yankee by tho name
Mr. Levi is a very excitable little man and
whenever young Moses gets in late swears at
The other day, after a prolonged "cursing
out," Moses meekly remonstrated;
"Mr. Levi, it is all right; you can cuss mo
w'enefer you want to, but I noti&h dat Mr.
Hicks gits in late and you don' say uothin" to
"But, mein Gott man!"1 exclaimed Mr.
Levi, "you don't know what kind of a tejn-
iK?r dat man Hicks is got!" Detroit Free
W. II. Waring, of Centralia, Mo., has a
curious relic. It is a 3 bill issued by the
stato of Jew York, Aug. 13, 1770. Tke note
has a seal on it bearing tho Ton Command
ments on its face. "Lex Regit" on ouo side,
"Arma" on the bottom of the seal, and Peiie
tup at the top of the seaL The paper
011 which it is printed is about tho thickness
of blotting iaper, and of a dull, yellow color.
PARAGRAPHS ABOUT PEOPLE.
Laura Evans, :t iitilo Kentucky girl,
lias suddenly l;comu violently insane nt
tie- ngo of (!.'
Sir Morcll Maokon.rio ought soon to be
tin-richest pr:teti:iii.o: in tho world. l!o
troa:od eigitly-f'iuir suiTeivrs from tho
throat in one dav recently.
Irs. T:yhr. f (!;,!-;ia, spoki dis
'aeimrlv of (Irooi r Scott's salt codi'ish.
wciv not like
011 tho bond
cents. Si 10
offered to let her hit llilil
with ono for twvnt y-tivo
planked down the monev
lii:ii with tho fish, breaking 11 i;iv and
tearing olf part of one of his cars.
.de!m;i l'aili never takes any out of
d nr exercise, '-'lie is very much afraid
of cold air, and when sho goes out for a
h ive in w inter swathes herself in furr.,
ties up her In -ad and even puts cotton in
her oars, ftho never speaks in tho night
air, and when t-hc ru'is from the t-f.igo
door to her carriage her mouth is covered
by the scarf that iroe-i over her head.
Mine. Parti has kepi her voice in good
Condition by this iivatmetU, but it would
not do for every one.
Mrs. Hendricks, tho widow of tho late
vice president, is said to bo a thorough
woman of business. She is now in Cali
fornia, where she is gono to look afior
her interests in certain mines, on which
hor husband spout l()i),0()i. Thero aro
12,000 acres in tho ilendi ioks tract, and
fche proposes to make a careful examina
tion of it to soo w hether it is good fruic
growing soil. Mrs. Ib-ndrioks ha:i boon
president of the Indiana stato prison re
formatory for. fourteen years, and sho
only returns from California for the sak-j
of attending a mooting of tho board.
B.'ss's Cherry Cough Syrup.
Is warranted for all that the label '-alls
for, so if it toes not relieve your cough
you can call at our store and the money
will 1; refunded to you.
tauoously on till parts
thereby leaving no bad 1
Smith & Co., Druggists.
It acts sunro
of t lie svtcin,
esults. '( ). P.
We acknowledge the receipt of an in
Titntion to'attend the nineteenth aniMvcr
.-f.ry or t lie L 111 versit y ot Nebraska, at
Lincoln on the 15th of this month.
Valentines at Warrick's.
Warrick offers low prices on Wa'l Pa
A New Kemedy with U'ondencl Healiag Powers.
For :oth Intern?.! and extornnl Use.
POSITIVE CURE FO.t RHEliMATISM AND NEURALGIA.
Also Cr.Iic. Cro'.rp. ikatiache, Lame t??.cl(. VVouncs,
ami all iisti rsii)fr t.iuiit'iito of ths: lmti;:in body.
KAIL'SOAOl Is ilia Boston EartNfcr HrcncWs,
CCUGH C'JSE Cr.jhs. Throat ar.f L:inTr3i!.!c3
'fiieso r.-:ed:e'nos are Warranted fcy yot:r Dri:o;jisI.
li ii.-;- J.'ic , "' 1: si per buttle. 1'i.r 1 w in
htrL'e.-t oil tier tit ", ir
ail-Koad Remedy Co., Eox 372. Lincoln
1 1 at
le supplied !y Richardson Dm
Dr. Black's Ilheunvitic Cure has
cured more cases of Rheumatism in tho
last ton years in this city and county than
any and all other medicines put together.
For sale by Smith Jc Black.
Use Dr. Black'
throw away your
; Rheumatic Cure find
cane and crutches.
For sale by Smith k Black.
.'J EHVL. .1
k .i r- ; .v
Dr. V C WesVs Xerve ami r;un Tivat.nient
uan;tnr,- Mice!!:!- in;- l.'vMcna Dizziness.
t'oiivuisi'-iis. i tts. Nerveus N e'in'.lyia, Ilcad-a'-!!'.
Nfl'oou )' stla'.ioii ei;ueii !" tliete
of aV"i:oi or tn'tni'ro. V aUs fn'ii' ss. yVl'tal I :-.i-ioi!.
Stifle nil';,' of t lie ''.ntiii i e-iilt int. in in
sui'ity t leatit: t misery, tiecay aint -ica: it.
1 1 :'.:: I'.! e eM , p.r. i".;!T(-ii!!('s, boss tif j v.'
or tts eitlier s--x. !iiv !i:i;t;t:v l.t sm s ju.- .,-r-niat
rtiitOii CiiiVM1'! i y vt r-exTt;oii of 'lit'
lr.:in. fcifabusi- or ov-r-ia .licence Kacl) '; x
c;H' ai.is one ru.;:t It's tr-:t!ii; nt, SI t'iii a liex
of. -IN lXt'S in;- .."). :', St li Iy U;;til Jilt paid of
roet-i 1 of ;'! ' "
we gua?:a: :tzs sixsrxES
To iiiic ;un V. i: it ;!! order received1
liy i.'. i s .-;x l.n ; s, ace :;,;:n en Willi .o Oil.
we will send t!;e purch.-i.-or -ur written guaran
tee to re tu in ! lie ironey il t lie f i :J laet.t dees
mi flTet t a euro. Cuaraalees issued t.r.!y by
Hi.i .J. Wj.iTifl: smIc agent, i'I;;tt-iai:t!i. Nell.
We will pay the above reward fcr any
case of liver complaint, dyspepsia, sick
headache, indige.-tion, constipation or
costiveness wo cannot cure with
West's Vegetable Liyer Pills, when the
directions aro strictly complied with.
They aro purely yogctablo, and never
fail to give satisfaction. Large boxes
containing :0 sugar coated pills, 23c.
For sale by all druggists. Beware of
counterfeits and imitations. The genu
ine manufactured only ly John O. Well
& Co., y2 W. Madison St. Chicago. Its
Sold byW. ,J Warrick.
Use Dr. Black's Rheumatic Cure if
it don't do you any good come in and
we will give you your money back. For
sale by Smith it Black.
The standard remedy for liver com
plaint is West's Liver Pill"; they never
disapp' int you. 1J0 pills 25c. At War
rick's drug store. ,
MASCFACTCRER OF AND
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
DEALER IX THE
Choicest Brands of Cigars,
Flor de Pepperbero' and 'Buds
FULL LINE OF
TOBACCO AND SMOKERS' ARTICLES
I always in stock. Nov. 20. 1885.
I niu.-t make
Coininer and therefore
French Kid ,
!S!ies. . . .
S!m es ,
(iiatit School Shoes," the best in the
s'o'.v is (;iir ehiince lo lay in a cheap
Clivsr cSi 2lara.o, Proprietors.
BEEF, PORK, filUTTON, VEAL, POULTRY
AVe keep constatitly on hand the iinest and fresliest line of meat
in the city. Meats ot all kinds in their season.
SUGAR CURED MEAT?, HAMS, BACON, LARD,
SAUSAGE AND MINCE MEAT.
And everything to suit the demand our trade.
South Side Main Street,
Pork, Mutton, Vca! and Poultry.
2: invito all to cic mo a trial
Sugar Cured M
cuts. Hams, Bacon, Lard,
at lowest living prices. Do not
KITCHEN, BEL FOOM,
SIXTH STI1EET, BET. MAIN AND VINE.
JOA'ATUAN IlATT. J
PORK PACKERS and dealers in BUTTER AND EGGS
BEEF, PORK, MUTTON AND VEAL.
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALWAYS ON HAND
Sugar Cured Meals, Hams. Bacon, Lard, &c.f &c
of our own make. The host brands of OYSTERS, in cans and
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. lk' at
reduce all leather oods 20 per
prices ior cash only.
in lain 2Tiguros.
5 00 20 t.er cent, discount $4 00
4 ro 3 50
I ()o u a 3 20
oo a u 2 40
or, " 1 SO
l no 2 oo
2 2 " 1 SO
5 0o " 0 40
-i r,o " s oo
:j 75 " " " :i w
i :a) : " 2 00
Between Fifth and Sixth.
iuitail dealer in
etc.. etc. Frosli Ovstnra Ir. r..,,
fuil to civc me your patronage.
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