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LATEST BY TELEGRAPH
TERRIBLE MINE DISASTER.
A M A HOI.K : Onn H unrlrnri Man Burlarl AllVO at
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w it Mauck Rich Hill, Mo.
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1 1 McOAl.l.lX. I'KKS l
Krcu Hill, Mo., March 20. About
1 o'clock this nft.rnoon, there was a
rumbling sound in mine No. C, at this
p!a?e, and a moment afterwarel a fcurful
i r t .1 1
J V. Johns i.s,;iiAlitMN i explosion occurrfii. mat entirely wrcitiu
i the mine and buried in the debris over
! one hundred mintrs who were cut off
COLTN'l-Y OK-KIG J cIjS. j from escape. Up to 7 r. m., forty bodies
- -- . j had b:cn taken out badly injured, but
i J W Johns ...;iiai
Board Pub.Wtk-t Kiiki ;oiki
I 1 II HAWKS WistlTII
Iteputy Treasurer, -
1 e put y Clerk,
Clerk ot DUtrict Co art,
Bupt. of i'wh. Sciioolx,
KOAUD OF fcLTKKVISOli.S.
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Vevery TiK---l.iy evei.lu : nf e.-eh vv. !:. All
transient brelheis ale rei-pecUuliy ii.-.iteil to
iL.TTM(ii:ni j:nca.mi-mi::-.t s. a i .
. r'.. lueetH viy :i.'iT"!ifi' ! I l-lay in
e-jkC.U liumtli in lli Manor.!.: H.ili. l.-.itiiK
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r ii km) i.uixii: x i. m. a. u. w. m -h
V-rv ii!Tii:ii, I'riilay i-veiiii: at l . of i'.
ball. Transient brother are n s.-j i m ly m
vtleil loatteinl. K..J MrtrKHH.M-iHterXVuriS'.-i.n :
E. S. I? irl. Fon-i'i'ii ; l-'runK l'.!- vn. Imit
eer; I. Iiii", lluiil.-; t:v i:r" Hiis-'''ti.
Kee.nl-r ; 1 1. J. .1 ilins.ii. Kiiin-it. r ; V'a-'.i
Smitli. Iteeeiver ; M. M; l.r-li l . 1 'if t m. . ;
Jiiox L:mnhril . Ii;-Ie l.uani.
CAMP Nit.JU MOOKKN VVnfiliVK.
J ot Vmerie.i Meelsvec.i'itl j;:i'lf'm-tl! .M'i
t ay evening at K. l V. h ii. All iralijienl
1. rot her are rei:wsteil l meet u. J.. A.
J9e. sier. Vener-iM C'-n-iiil ; 1. '''J'"
AVoriliy Wier ; I, 1. Mi;illi, Lx 1! inlvor ; V.
C. Wllliftt!, Clerk.
1LTrsMot:ni i.oixik mvh, a.o. v. v.
Mt-et overv alternate Kriil iy ev.-ni iir at
Kockwood ball :it siVlturn. All rrar.sient ri.tli
ers ar reei-tfn::y Invite. I in :ttten-l. I.. S
I.Hrson, M. W. ; I". riv.l. I'oreman : S. V.
Vll.i. Keen .i r ; l.con;ml A:ilers.ii. tver. '.r.
McSOUIMIE POST 45 C. A. R.
J. W. JiHXlX
K. A. Hri
H Al.oX Iixox
CH UI.KS KoRI
.1 AID1I liOltR'.KSt.tN. .
L. C. CUKTI.H,...
Aieetinir Saturd.iy eveiitn;:
liit,er;f tlie t-iy.
Ser:;t M ior.
..J'l ir'.er M:n'cr .si-r.'i.
P Tional attention to all Cusine-B Kntrnst
lo wy crc.
Belter Facilities for making Farm Loan than
Atxy Other Agcacy
K.B. WlXnilAM. JoIIX A. DAV1K3.
. Notary' Putilic. Kotary l ublic.
IV 1 X l 11 A 5J & I A v x
-.ttornoys - ct - Law.
Office over Bank tf C'a-& County.
rLATTSMOUTH, - - XlCBHASKA.
" Xmerteau Ceytril-S-. Louis, Assets SlJ-.S.!f.a
j Comtnerciad Uiiion-Eiiiilan I. " 2 wc.-u
J Fiw As.cU-lon-Priila(letnli:a. 4.1is,:"0
: rranklia-lln:a.kiii,.iU. " 3.1 17.1:
Home-New York.. " T.so.V-o
; Ins. C . of North America. Phil. "
liverpool&Lo:dn & 'Jlolie-Kiii " Ctf-W.Tst
i ' Korth British Merc intile-Eu,' " 2.Trf.75t
y Vorwich Cnloii-Ent'IanJ. " liM.i-.W
- Bpriugaeld F. & M.-SprinsSc'I l, 3 01l.9'3
1 " Total Assets. S1Z.I13.7;4
will survive. In the terrible excitement
and confusion it is impossible to -give a
list of nanus or even estimate us to the
full extent of the disaster, but it ia now
thought over fifty men were killed. Tiie
mine is situated six miles distant from
town. Hie h Hill is located in 1!; t -s
county, 100 miles south of Kansas City
on tiis Missouri Pixific railroad.
DKTA1LS OK Tilt: DISASTER.
The tnot horrible disaster that Ins
ever oecurnd in the west happened at
I o. o. K. -Meets noon tnday in l-jitli & Perry No. G
mine, tind as a r suit a large nuniber of
men are entombed and thousands of dol
lars' v.oilh ol property destroyed. Just
at the dinner hour, when tin nun were
ascending eiyht .t a time on tho caf, u
t r:ib!e is explosion occurred, ti!lin;
every entry wit'i (1 imes of lire which fchot
out of lint shaft. It cannot be ascertain
ed toniyht just how many men arc yet in
t ic mine, but at 1 o'clock one man had
been taken out dead. The work of re
moving; the debris and cUanin the shaft
has been goin o:i all the afternoon, but
it will be scveiul hours before much can
be done toward entering the mine proper.
A reporter called at the residence of
the Kitp Tiutcndeut at 11 o'clock, found
him proppi-d up in a chair with his face
and hands banda-el aud scarcely able to
talk, but he made the following state
ment: "At just seven minutes after noou, I
was telephoned that an explosion lmel
ccurred at No. G. I went out as soon
as possible and found the south cnge, on
which the men always ascend, stuck in
the shaft. 1 went down in a tub lowered
with ropes aud found all badly burned
antl in frenzy. In fact they were crazy,
some shouting and others ninjiini;. "We
ilnally managed to be hoisted by means
of ropes and pulleys, in a fainting condi
tion, and it was then ascertained that the
north cage could be worked. I then
called for volunteers to go down with
me to sec if any of the poor fellows at
the bottom could be got out. Kobeit
Urick, George Henry, Charles Small wood
and Nat Dulehand rerponded. "When
we retched the bottom I looked through
into the ir.try and saw a light,
and I asked who was there and
a voice respouded, "Gray," and I told
him to put out his light. I then asked
hi in to crawl to me, but he was so ex
hausted he could not do so, and I rcack
t d through the small aperture and dragged
him on to the cage. Just as this was
elons the wliul rushed with the velocity
of a cyclone up the entry, putting out all
our lights but one. This was followed
by two loud reports, and a seething flame
of tire, which came with a dtafuing roar,
completely enveloping us and shee ting
out the mouth of the shaft 210 feet above
our heads. We were all horribly burned,
and thought our time had come. The
litmus decreaseel ns suddenly as they
came, and Ave h.ul to al-ond the attempt
to s iv;1 otlr: rs. I y lb tl to the mt n on
top to hoist a way and after what seemed
lu urs v.c weio started up and taken out
in safety, though badly burned and great
ly ' h uistcd.
Probably all who v er in the mine at
t'i? time of the lirt explosion are dt ad.
Abjut eighty-live miners art employed
in this mine. They are mostly negroes,
ind came from Spt infield, 111., when the
mine p!cned less than one year ago.
NOTARY IX OKFICn.
Tltlen Exainlaerf. Alt-it are! f'oiiifiled, In
surance Written, heal Estate Sold.
Represent the following" lime
tried and tire-tested companies:
imi AHjMtnS rM Part at tMsApncy
Cor. 12th ai:d Granite Streets.
Contractor and Builder
Strt. 12 6m.
Filled Hi3 Eyes Witci i all.
Vayse, Neb., March 20. A party of
young men and boys went to tli3 house
of FiMiik lViii;. a recently married man,
living in IJrcna precinct in thia county,
to lebrate the event Avith a chayari.
IVrrln had i reparcd for Ihcui by loading
a shot guo with salt, and fired itiLtothe
crowd, the ir.tire ciiarge lodging in the
face of Hi Oman, son of a prominent
farmer. His fare is terribly cut tip and
the physician av'io was sucimonrd to care
for him says that ha w ill lose the sight of
both eyes. Pen in has been arrested and
lodged in jaib
One. two. five and ten-.icre tracts for
5X&js le on reasonable terms. Apply to
; ;Yipdh-ni anel Davies. d-w-lui.
City property of all kinds it; escbapgc
f jrl inds improved or rnim;roved. Apply
to Windham and Davie?. w-Gk
The Deluge in tho South.
Birminohau, Ala., March 29. The
great rain storm continues, and report
from all parts of the state tell of treruen
dcui floods and great damsg . Mitny
bridges have been swept away aud wash
outs arc reported u all railroads leadinj
into the city. No trains are moving.
South Sea Turbulence.
London, March 25). A fierce storm
with high tides and tidal waves, has caus
ed great damage in the north and sou'. I
islands of New Zealand. The telegrapl
Avirca are down and railroad traffic has
been abandoned on accouut of the des
truction of roads.'
Fire Insurance written in the
Etna, Phoenix and Hartford by
Windham & Davic3.
For sale or exehanire. A number of
fine pieces of residence property. Apply
to Windham and Davies. d-w3v.
5,000 posts for sale, leave orders with
John Tutt at L. 1). Bennett's grocery
store. '2'3-d w-lm
The standard remedy for liver com
plaint is West's Liver Pill; they never
disapp int you. 30 pills 25c. At War
lick's drug store.
Lot in South Park until the first of
April at SloJ.OO a piece. Payments to
suit purchaser. Windham & Davies.
There are 21 reasons why you
should purchase lots in South Park.
See page 4. fQ:T
AA omen Ilarbera for Women.
On one of the women's streets of this
town, where the petticoats aro so thick
that a man is almost ns much out of place
as he would be at a ladies' luncheon, there
is a woman's barber shop. It has not a
striped pole in front of it. It is too
.esthetic for that, and the Avomen lind it in
Hocks without 6iteh vulgar aids. It is a
woman's place in the fullest sense of the
word, run by women and for Avomen. It
is the outcome of the usual long felt want.
Of course, there Avero always places
where women could get their hair elressed,
but when the universal Viang demanded
constant attention these great artists Avere
apt to act as if such ministrations were
beneath their , attention. Then they
charged enormously. The places where
they trim bangs cheap AA-ere dubiously
masculine; eA'en if they set apart a place
for women there were glimpses continu
ally cf dreadful, collarless, lathered male
beings, and to the inexperienced feminine
mind nothing seems so indecent as a man
Still another question of decency came
in. The fine ladies whohave had their hair
dressed ever since they Avere 12 years old,
and who patronize men dressmakers and
milliners, of course, have no sort of ob
jection to men barbers, but lots of. young
women in n less exalted sphere find it
quite dreadful to have a man fussing half
an hour over their heads. "You know,"
said one not over lucidly, "with the
dentist you don't mind, because he hurts
you so dreadfully all the time, but with a
barber it is different. " New York
An Astonished Englishman.
A newly arrived Englishman was told
that the editor of The North American
Keview wotild, that night, deliver a
learned lecture, and that if he desired to
become informed upon live issues iu
America he should attend. He did so,
and tho next day he wrote as follows to a
"The Americans are surely a A-ery pe
culiar people. Last night I Avent to hear
a Avell known gentleman lecture on what
these people term live issues, and I must
say that 1 never heard a more ridiculous
discourse. The people laughed In his very
face, but he did not appear to mind it.
He talked about absurd things, and spoke
of shoA ing his fist into the bosom of the
night, and Avent on at some length to tell
of' a dog that had fleas. I did not want
to be rude, but I really laughed. I actu
ally expected to see the people mob the
fellow, he was so very, very queer."
He had been "steered" against Bill
Nye. Arkansaw Traveler.
The Cheery Wet "Weather Daisy.
Athletics are not left to men. Women
and girls go in for them, at least in their own
mild way, and they are as enthusiastic as
the most successful college oarsmen. What
do they do? Well they rido and they fence,
and do tho trapeze act in bloomers and short
jackets; tbey Avalk, and they go in for dumb
bells and Indian clubs, and indulge in a va
riety of other feats that give muscle and
ubundant breath. No weather has teiTcrs
for them any more, and if you wish to see a
procession of Philadelphia beauties, bigger
and brighter than you will ever behold it at
any other time, you must take a walk la the
fashionable quarter on a wet day.
There you will see them, ones, twos and
threes, in groups and detachments, swing
ing merrily along in their rubber coats and
dainty galoshes, their cheeks aglow, their
pyes shining, and their breath kissing
the moist air. They are all bound well, no
where in particular. But they must be out
ia tho w-ct. It is tho new caprice. It indi
C3.tes that they aro up to the days; days in
which the Philadelphia girl, who knows
what is the latest, insists on being healthy, on
daring the perils of all weather,' on ignoring
horse cars, and saving the pennies which
erstwhile went to make the "horse car" fam
ilies of the Quaker city so rich and powerf uL
A.id she is mors than ever a lovely creature;
h bright and cheery wet weather daisy.
IN A BIG CITY.
Orthography versa Prosody.
Old Lad ia drug store) Hev y got enny
Rny (noup'.assod) CampCre?
Old Iady Ya'as, earaphire, c u m
p h o r campbire; d'yo have to hav
evVythiu spelled" out fer ye e The Epoch.
Tho prejudices of men emanate from the
teiijj and may be overcome; the prejudices
Of womfeu eiuanata iiom tue near i ami u .
'm. pregnable. D'Argeaa. I
A BRIEF CHAT ON THE l-THICS
OF STREET TRAVEL.
flow to Avoid Hunger und Incoiiienieiico
In Ciettlnc About the Metropoli The
Clown and the Ignoramus Crossing the
Street Hitch ways.
"It always does me good to do that," said a
friend to a reporter, as ho trod heavily on the
heel of a man who had rudely crowded pa.st
and placed himself squarely iu front of Use
two pedestrians. The offender turned around
In a fury, but becoming conscious either of
the unequal match or of Lis being in the
wrong, ho transferred tho "insult" from his
heel to his pocket and walked off.
"These big fellows seem to think that they
own the town," continued tho triumphant
social reformer. "They elbow their way
without regard for others. If they are be
hind you in a dense crowd they press you
closely, and they never seem to like it when
you turn your side to Ihorrv tv Vr
on your hip aud g;vo ti(..a iuu pu.Lic oi y our
elbow to impale themselves on. In a street
car they will back up to a six inch interval
between two passengers and settle into it, leav
ing their neighbors to choose between stand
ing tho crush or making room to tho riht
and left. The fact is, there is a great deal of
ignorance as to how to get alout in a big
sity lite Now York, with convenience to
one's self and deference to the rights of
others. Clowns like this fellow do not mean
to annoy any one only to make their own
way. But there is widespread ignorance as
to what is polite and proper, what tactful
good 6cnse requires, what is safe or danger
ous, in using the crowded streets and public
places, and it ought to be a purtof a common
school education to give a littlo instruction
and lay down a few general principles that
ought to be, but are not, universally accepted.
DEFERENCE TO LADIES.
"Men have rather confused ideas as to
what deference they should pay to ladies in
public places. It is well understood that in
the elevator of a hotel a man should conduct
himself as he would in any other room the
parlor, for instance of the hotel, and should
rise and stand uncovered "when a lady enters
the elevator. But in the elevator of a down
town building tho conditions are changed.
That is a public conveyance not an apart
ment, and in it a man may do exactly as he
would in a street car. Tho rights and privi
leges of pedestrians are very well defined, if
people only knew it. That lubber whoso heel
1 just scrunched had a perfect right to pass
me, but be was bound to keep ahoad. I can't
stop walking just because he chooses to get in
front of mo. I used to do so, as most peop'o
do; one instinctively draws up rather than
step on another; but I have conscientiously
trained myself out of that habit, aud now I
rather 'step out' than step short.
"Very few people know how to look out
for themselves about the city, and most of
them plunge into inconvenience and even
danger which a little headwork would aA-oid.
Ninety-nine men in 100 will hurry forward
to eatch a swinging door before it closes be
hind some one who has just passed through,
and run the risk of a broken wrist in receiv
ing its full weight. They don't seem to think
that if they let it swing freely toward them
it will immediately swing back again, when
they may pass through almost w ithout touch
ing their bands tQ it. But tho beat way is to
disregard entirely the door that another has
just passed through uso tho other, and let
tho first one swing off it3 hinges if it will.
CKOSSIXO THE STREET.
"A New York American has 110 need to bo
in a hurry in order to take tremendous risks
uLcrosAiBg,tho street. He never will learn
taat thero is more room behind a moving ve
hicle than in front of it, and dashes over ap
parently for the mere satisfaction of accom
plishing a feat. The New York drivers are
not quite so reckless as the Paris cabbies,
who aro said to run a man down Avhenever
they can, but even in New York a pedestrian
has few rights a driver feels bound to re
spect, and the best way to deal with the cass
is to give the truckman the right of way.
Occasionally an imperious old gentleman ad
vances boldly into midstreet and holds up
his cane to stop the approaching express
wagon. It may work and it may not ; but
to bo sure of it one needs to be a police
man armed with tho rattan of omcial
authority, How many-men have narrowly
escaped braining by bales and boxes dropped
from a hatchway hoist. And how many.
even or those wto understand the danger,
secure their peace of mind by adopting tho
only infallible rule of safety, never to pass
under a. hoist ? There is always room to go
around the hatchway, and I never fail to do
"If people aro foolish and untaught about
tho aA-oidaneo of danger, how much more so
aro they regarding tho avoidance of incon
venience? Never a train stops on the ele
vated road or the Bridge but there a proces
sion of gea-:e, oer to alight, standing in
aisle of tho ears, ready to bo pitched, first
headlong and th&n backward, yanked to and
fro, clutching wildly at the door frames and
at their neighbors, as the engineer applies the
jerky air brakes. I usually get olj the car
ahead of most of them, although I remain
seated until tho train comes to a full stop, for
I sit near the door, and when I get up 1 ris3
in my place iu the very van of the procession.
A little headwork saves a great deul of leg
work."' New York Tribune.
Cheap a-nl SimpTc Gyumasiam.
The cheapest and simplest gymnasium in
the w orld one that will exercise every bpi:a
and muscle in the body is a flat piece of
steel notched on one- side, fitting tightly into
a wooden frame, and after being greased oc
icth sides w ith a bacon rind, rubbed into
stick of wood laid lengthwise of a Eawbuck.
New York Medical Times.
Won't Have o Co F;,r.
Brown Dumley, I want tq buy a dog,
pumley That's a good idea, Brown. I
think every man ought to own a dog,
Browii---Pa you, know where I can get
Dumley Yes; I'll sell you mine. Harper'
The "Largest Cotton Mill.
The largest cotton mill in the world is said
to be located at Kranholm, Russia. The es
tablishment contains 340,000 so indies pad
1,300 looms, dispose of a force of G,30 borce
power, and gives employment to 7,000 hands.
Tho DpyligM Store.
Just after cur inventory, Ave reduce
juices to sell the goods rather than to
carry over. We are Avilling to sell our
entire Winter Goods nt ccst. Staples we
have a large quantity and offer them
very low. Calicos .! to 5 cents per yard,
making the best standard of them at 20
yards for if 1.00. Gingham best dress
styles 10 cents per yard. Dress geods
all kinds at the very lowest prices, from
5 cents per yard upward. Woolen hose
tvo offer at cost, extra fnc. Ladies cash
mere hose, worth $1.00, now 75 cents,
fine heavy wool 40 cents, now 2"i; child
ren's line ribbed worth 50, now J0. Un
der wear must go at Ion' prices, us wc
Avill not keep t hem over.
Our Gents Silver Grey Merino Fhitts
, .v-.i.i. puces 50 now l!5.
Our Gents Silver grey inarino shirts
and drawers, extra quality 75 now 50.
Our Scarlet nil wool shuts and draw
ers line quality $ J .00 now 75 cents.
Our scarlet all-wool shirts and draw
ers, line quality 1.25 now 1.00.
Our searht ull-wocl shirts and draw
ers, line quality $1.75 now 1,25.
O.ir scarlet all-wool shiits and draw
ers, fine quality $2.00 now 1.10.
EQUALLY AS CHEAP.
Our 25 per cent, discount on cloaks, is
still good. Wc are determined to close
out our entire stock and never before
has such an opportunity been offend to
economical buyers to purchase the best
qualities for so little money.
Joseph V. Wcckhach.
Mb fflnmn tt
i era h
intw - s
As per previous .miiounceineiit, we Iiad
fully determined to discontinue business in
Plattsmouth and so advertised accordingly antl
now, as satisfactory arrangements have leen
perfected for the continuance ot same under the
management of Sir. J. Finley and V.. V. Uuft'
nei as book-keeper und cashier, we herewith
notify our friends and patrons of our final de
cision and kindly solicit a continuance of your
kind patronage, so freely extended during the
past sixteen years, by the addition of compe
tent clerical force.
On account of Mr. Solomon leaving the
city and by the adoption of the stkictj.y
One-Price System, 1
Courteous treatment, and an elegant new
Bed-Roek Prices, j
"We trust to merit your good will and patron- '
The lew Photograph Gallery
Will be open January 24th, at the
OIdD STIiNf) OF F. i. CaiUTlT.
All work warranted first-class.
"W- IE. CTJTLEl'B.
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