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PLATTSMOUTII, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 5, 1888.
Counclimen, 1st ward,
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Hoard I'uu. Work irur.it i;hih.u
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Jiiay I'leafurer, -
Jteconler of Heeds
Clerk of Oistilct Court.
fcupt. of I'uli. School.
County Ju tue.
HiMKII Or HIT
A. B. Tofl.
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A. B. Ill ksiiX,
II. A. CAMrhKl.l.
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CtASS .OU(iK No. I O. I. I -Meets
'ty-ry Tue'!;iy evciilii,! of r.-eh w-ek. All
trantlfiit broth! uie rrM"ctIully iuw:ed lo
IjLATrMorni kncami mknt n. x i.o.
11. K.. meet every alternate- Iiil.ijr in
each moiilli In ihe M.moiiic I l.ill- ViMting
Jirothers are luvtted to attend.
rilKIO LODilE NO. ft. A. O. V. VV. Meets
every alf.erutit Friday eveulujr lit K. of i .
hall. Transient brother are i. ectru:iy In
vited to attend. K..I Moriran. Master WorkoiHii ;
K. . i;.irtow. Foreman ; Frank llron. Ovrr
eer; I. IJowen. Ilul.le; OeoiKe lloueworth.
Keeoruvr; II. J. J ihinou. Finaneier ; Vah.
(smith. lU-oeiver ; M. MairtRht. J'ant AI. W. ;
Jack llatiKuerty. li.sido liitaid.
ClAS-i CAM I" N0.3.T.'. MODE11N WDODMK.N
J of VmerlcA Meets second and fourth Mou
lt ay eveniiiR sit K. of 1. hall. All transient
brother are requested to meet with h. I.. A.
Nawconer. Veuernble Consul:;. F. Kile?,
Worthy Advi"er ; 11, li. Smith, Lx Hanker ; W.
1LTTSM1UI H I.OI1CK M. 8. A. O. V. Vf.
Met every alternate Fiid iy evening at
Kocknood hall at h u'cIock. All transient hrol h
n are respeelfuHy invited lo attend. L. n.
Larson, M. V. ; F. Iloyd. Foreman : S. C.
Tllde. Kecorder ; Leonard Anderson. Overseer.
McCOHIHIE POST 43 C. A. R-
J. W. Joiixso.v..
O. . Twis.s
l. A. Baths
ANURK.-OH FKV. ...
Ottleerof the uay.
, ..Quarter M:ister Sert.
L. C. CUKTIS....
Meeting .Saturday evening
lOr, L. BROWNE,
Prso'nal atntloa to all Busine Eutrust
lo my carpf
Kt.IUY IX OFFICE.
Title Eiainined. Abstarcts Compiled, In
surance WriltfeD, ?cal Estate Sold.
Better FaoUhte-s for uiakins Farm Loans than
Aur btlicr Agcacr.
Ilattsntoul5i, - JVctorasUn.
It. B. Wisnu am, John a. Davif.s.
Notary rul.lic. Notary Public.
A-ttornoys - at - Law.
Office over Bank of Cai-s County.
U SURftHCE f GENTS
Represent the following time--tried
and fire-tested companies:
Amerlem Central-S". Louts. Assets l.2M.loo
Comtuerclal Culon-EiiRlanJ. " 2 K'O.sil
Fire AMOcIatlot-Pnlladelplila. ,4 15.57J
FraokUn-Fhlladetphla, " 3.117.1C
Home-New York. " T.o5.5f9
Its. C", of Korth Amerloi. pail.
LlverpooliLondon & Olohe-Eng " e.e.'W.TSI
Krtli BrltUh ft Mercinttle-Ea 3.i:5l
Korwlcb Cnion-EnIand. li5.10G
tpringfield F. & M.-SpriugQelJ. " 3,M1.9'3
Total Assets. $12,115,774
Losses Aiiastea sua Pali atthisAgeiicy
WHEN YOU WANT
Ha. CGr. laarson,
Cor. 12th and Granite Streets.
Contractor and Builder
flcpL 12-Gm. '
PANIC AT A BULL FIGHT.
Eighteen Parsons Cremated in a
Burning Mexican Am
phitheater City of Mexico, via El Paso, Tex.,
April 4. Sumlay afternoon, aluut 4:45
o'clock, the buil-riur here wua crowded
witli pjectators of thu reat national
sjtoit. The ruiiiay of bull-fighters
from Leon wns Mill plajing with the
first bull whin a Hru fcuddciilj broke out
on the sunuy aide of the plsza. A panic
hiezt'd upon the vast astitiJiMugi; and a
frightful spectacle was the result. The
plaza was constructed of wood masts,
reeds, etc., and it was due to this fact
that the majority of the people escaped
without injury beiu able to force an
penino; permitting an exit at different
points, but many women nud children
jumped from the top, a distance of 30 te
y0 feet, and over 100 of them were yery
The sides of the plaza being lined with
matting as dry as tinder, and there being
a slight wind blowing, the amphitheater
was in a blac-j in a few seconds. Nine
dead bodies, in some cases so charred as
to be unrealizable, have so far been
taken from the smoking ruins. Nine
persons wero so badly burned that they
died yesterday. This makes eighteen
deaths in all up to today. Sizty-eight
person were very badly burned, and
though they still live, at least ten of
them will die this wttk. Fifty persons
in cfccapinjf wero knocked down and
trampled cpon by the panic-stricken
throng and are very seriously but not
The bulls, maddened by the roaring of
the llamas, broke loose from their 6ialls
and rushed wildly through the surging
mats of humanity, tossing aloft aid
knocking over all who stood in their
Among the eighteen dead were two
woman, who were first gored to death by
the bulls and their bodies afterward
The scenes in the neighborhood of the
bull ring were sickening beyond descrip
tion. Women and children, divested of
their clothing and crazed with suffering
from their burns, ran aimlessly through
the streets and could scarcely be ever
taken or collected by their friends. Sev
eral persons lost their reason from the
severe mentul shocks to which they were
subjected. The fire was incendiary.
In the Celoya jail there were a number
of prisoners, army deserters, etc., who
had obtained permission from the au
thorities to attend the bull fight. They
were accompanied by a strong guard of
soldiers to prevent escape, but one of the
deserters surreptitiously struck a match
and lighted one of die dry petates (matts)
and in an instant the "sol" side of the
ring was ablaza. In the confusion and
excitement the prisoners all succeeded in
making good their escape, taking chances
to effect their ends.
The best society of Ctlaya was in at
tendance. It was E ister Sunday, the re
turn of the season of gaycty after Lent.
There was an unusual numbtr of ladies
and little children present and these, a j
often is seen in such events, were the suf
fered. No man lost his life. The help
less little ones and their mothers, who
would not desert their offspring, were
the victims of this most appalling catas
trophe. A Mormon r."tjsslonarv.s Success.
Atlanta, Qi., April 4. A motley
crowd of men, women and children pass
ing through Atlanta spent last night in
one room here, and continued on their
way to Utah today. They were twenty
three Mormon converts under the leader
ship of II. Ii. McFmin, a Mormon mis
sioiiarr, who has been working for. sev
eral years in the state of South Carolina.
About twice a year he parses through
Atiant -x witb,n party of converts to the
belief f his church. Elder McFcrrin
conducted himself hi a very shrewd man
ner, showing th:tt he was master of the
bus-lues of proselyting. He said but lit
tle about his char, hi3 chief desire
seeming to ke?p them in the background
and to purchase tickets by the cheapest
route. Eldr McFenin for the last six
months, has been at wrk in South Car
olina in the neighborhood of Senecau,
Gaffney and York. The farmers in this
settlement are very poor as ft rule, and at
first indignantly refused to hear his Morr
mou doctrines, lie bided his time, how
ever, and with his smooth, oily touguo
succeedeel in ingratiating himself into
the good will of the womeH. Once hav
ing the women on his side, he found the
rest of the work comparatively easy, and
succeeded in getting three or four fami
lies besides sever! unmarried men and
women. He purchased tickets f hp
East Tecnessee railroad, then returned to
tlie hotel and entering room 49, locked
the door behind him, and the whole
crowd spent the night like so many
chickens in a coop. At an early houi
this morning they obtained breakfast aud
then marched down to the East Tennessee
depot. The men and women were very
quick, and spoke only in monosyllables
to each other on the way to the depot.
City property of all kinds iu exchange
for lands improved or unimproved. Apply
to Windham and Da vies. w-Gt.
Flro Insurance written In the
Etna, Phoenix and Hartford by
Windham A Davles.
There are 21 reasons why you
should purchase lots in SouthPark.
Seepage 4. Totf
Lot in South Park until the first of
April at $13J.OO a piece. Payments to
suit purchaser. "Windiim & Davies.
One, two, five and tcn-ncrc tracts for
sale on reasonable terms. Apply to
Windhim and Davies. d-w-lm.
Shooting Match Over a Mule.
Muskoof.k, I. T., April i. This morn
ing at Patrick's ferry, a point s'me ten
rnik-s southeast of this place, Calloway
li. Burke, au adopted Cherokee citizen,
aud a white man named Daniel Cox, en
gaged in a fist fight over a dispute in
regard to n mule. After the fight they
acreed to drop the matter. Cox, how
ever, arming liimse-lf with a shotgun and
st'creiing himself near a house where he
know Burke was going, awaited his ar
rival. Just as Burke was cnt-nrg the
house Cox fired twics at him, only slight
ly iniuring him, however. Burke re
turned the fire, seriously injuring him.
Cowhided a Jeweler.
Atlanta, Ga., April 4. Hon. Frauk
Haratson, stato librarian of Georgia, to
day cowhided Mr. Abe Fry, a well-known
jeweler. The affair grew out of a busi
ness transaction. Mr. Heratson determined
to resort to the cowhide. It had been
carefully slipped down in hia pantaloons
ami his vest covered the handle of the
red whip. Those who saw him walking
down the street did not suspect for one
moment the cause that prompted the
pedestrian stride, so he continued on his
way without interruption. Stepping into
Fry'a store, Haratson exclaimed :
'You haye both said and printed in an
interview a set of infernal lies, and I
expect to be revenged for it. Take this,
and this, and this."
The man who had come for revenge
had a pistol in one hand and a cowLide
in the other, and as Fry turned round the
short red whip was brought down with
force. Once, twice, three times did the
lash of the cowhide rest on the shouldeis
of the man who was doomed to become
humiliated. As Mr. Haratson was pro
ceeding up the street at th Gate City
Bank building he was stopped by a mes
senger from his wife with the following
Deak Frank Allow me to congratu
late you. I have just heard this moment
that you have cowhided Fry. Come
home as soon as you can. I am anxious
to see you. Your Loving Wife.
The eowhiding has formed the princi
pal subject for convcrsatioa on the street
since it occurred.
A Sensible Charge to tho Kansas
City Crand Jury-
Kansas Citt, Mo., April 4. At the
opening "of the criminal court Judge
White charged the grand jury as follows
on matters which were among those en
tered largely into the municipal cam
paign: 'I want to call your attention to
tha matter of selling liquor without a
license. The law on this point is being
flagrantly violated by the dram shop
keeper? of this city. Every liqnor dealer
who retails liquor ia less than gallon
quantities should have a license. This
law is alike applicable to druggists and
grocers, many of whom are at present
violating tho law. Druggists and gro.
cers haye been heretofore exempted
by grand juries, but I know no
reason why a reputable and respecta.
ble keeper of a dram shop sh-mld be
obliged to procure a license for the same
purpose a3 a druggist or a grocer without
this constitutional requirement. There is
a constitutional provision which requires
that every grand jury examine into the
books of the officers of the county. Here
tofore but hurried and cursory examina
tions were niacle. I charge you to give
this matter strict attention, if it takes
you from two to six months to do it.
The one safeguard against dishonesty of
otVicials is tds provision of th? constitu
tion. Public safety requires you to look
into the manner of the erection of large
buildiugs. and to sec that eyery require
ment of the law is complied with, and
further, that these same buildings are
provided with fire cscapeSi"
WEARING SENSIBLE SHOES.
Ttroad, V.ay, thick and Comfortable.
A New 1'uir A Shoe Aristocrat.
Truly, the woman is known by her shoes
or the heels of tbem, whic-h ere tho binifl
cant feature. Frequently it is easier to mako
a study of tdiocs whilo tho woman is a girl
nud before the skirts have como down and
covered those implements of walking. Peo
ple say Miss Wadilell, Ellen Terry's daugh
ter, has largo feet. Thut is because thcro is
not another girl in New Yol k who wears
such Lroad, easy, thick and comfortable
shoes. Contrast them with the native sje-ci-mens.
There is Mr. James Drown Potter's
little daughter, slim, trim, graceful, with
her father's features and her mother's color
iug. Note tho Melton cloak, wide hat and
the long, narrow, daintily fitting French
shoes that tilt her forward as she walks ever
Why wouldn't Mildred accept your invita
tion when you suggested a turn in tho park
this afternoon? You know that she is a
famous walker and that her tramps aro the
admiration and tho envy of tho v. lin'o ret i f
athletic girls. cc-a;ue
Mildred had gotten herself up for slaughter
and put on for the first time an uncommonly
swell pair of now shoes. The dear girl looked
uncommonly brilliant, and It was just like
your masculine stupidity to take her bright
eyes, Hushed cheeks and quick, impatient
vivacity for signs of correspondingly high
spirits and propose that least innocent bit of
a spree. You dull fellow. Her boots pinched
and she was aching to get rid of you, limp
homo and screw tho corners of her mouth
down with pain until she was in sight of
Sirs. Howard Crosby, the wife of the divine,
is a model of a sensibly shod woman. She is
one of the best walkers in New York, and
her shoemaker says tluit sho knows what the
wants in shoes and has it footwear that is
broad enough and low heeled enough to be a
help to locomotion, not a hindrance.
Actresses are apt to bo sinners in shoo
leather". Emma Juch has spoiled a whole
scene becauso sho was fairly crippled by
stilted heels that wouldn't let her walk across
the stage decently, and drew the attention of
tho audience from tho music to her feet.
Itosir.a Yokes knows lietter. Her feet,
when they twinklo slowly enough for one to
get a glimpee of them, reveal shoes or slip
pers made expressly for them neat, trimly
fitting, but low heeled ond comfortable?.
Kelina Dolaro used to wear high heels of a
very uncomfortable, Frenehy build. Mm.
Langtry sots a better example. She i3 a
walker, to keep down tho advances of em
bonpoint, if for no other reason, and she
wears a walker's shoes. She orders some
times a dozen pah's at a time, for she is a be
liever in the rule of giving boots long rests
between times to be thoroughly aired and
regain their shape.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox is something of a
shoe aristocrat, and indulges in all sorts of
caprices, such as shoes made to order of tho
material of her gowns to accompany half
the dresses, both for day and evening, that
she wears., Annie Jeuness Miller, the pretty
dres3 reformer, advocates, with limitations,
the same idea. New York Mail and Express.
A Russian Prison Telephone.
When I was transferred from the Trubet
skoi bastion to the house of detention, said
Dr. Sokolof to me in Siberia, it wa3 like go
ing from a sepulcher to a watering plaeo
hotel. The sound of f ootstepn, tho rumblo cf
ventilating apparatus, the comparative light
ness and airiness of the cells, tho doves Hy
ing about the windows and tho faiat roar of
vehicles in the adjacent streets, which sug
gested the busy life and activity of the world,
all combined to give me a sense of unwonted
exhilaration. In the "monastery'' I never
saw a human being except the guard, and
rarely heard a. sound except, perhaps, the
low tapping of a prisoner in au adjoining
cell. In tho house of detention, on tho con
trary, I heard noises of all sorts, and soon
found myself in communication with every
lody. Before I had been thero a day some one iu
the cell below mine knocked, out to me on tha
steam pipo which ran up beside my door:
'Scoop the water out of your basin." I went
and looked into my wash basin and found it
to be empty. In a few moments the com
mand came again in a slightly different
form: "Scoop the water out of your water
closet basin." Then the significance of the
direction flashed upon my mind. Somebody
wished to talk to me through the soil pipo
with which his basin and mine were in com
munication. I succeeded, after some trouble,
in clearing the trap, and as I did so a babel
of hollow human voices came up through the
basin, and I found myself able to talk freely
with the inmates of eleven other cells, most
of whom were politicals. George Kennan in
How One Town Avoids Strikes.
In Olean, N. Y. , where on increase cf 25
per cent, in population Las been provided for
within the last three months by additions tq
its manufacturing industries, through the or
ganized efforts bt a board of trade, the cap
italists have inaugurated a novel movement
which not only aids materially in the growth
of the place, but gives such advantages to
tho laboring men that the chances for strikca
and kindred troubles we reduced, to a miui
rnum. Any rnanufacturer- locating in Oieaa
is guaranteed hom.es for his empio3'e buiit
after their own plans, and supplied to tbcm
at actual value, the tenants paying thereon
the rental price of from fc5 to S3 per month,
Thus is left with the laborer the option cf
owning his borne, or of paying rent, the
terms in either instance being the same, save
in the matter of interest upon the unpaid
portion in case of purchase. This the capi
talist takes as his profit upon the trans
action. In the one instance the man who buys has
his home paid for in a few years: in the
other the tenant pays in the same time
nearly as much and does not own s shingle.
In. Olean the laboring ila!c3 are not slow to
see the advantage of buying; the manufact
urer see the advantage of steady and reliable
labor thus afforded, rfhd the resident capital
ist a sure prevention of strikes and safe in
vestment of bis money The example of the
caiinied tr.fcn of Olean is worthy the emula
tion of those in other towns whose growth is
retarded by the too conservative policy of
The Boston Transcript thinks thai It Is
much easier to organize a trust than to trust
Tho Ihyligbt Store.
.lust after our inventory, wo reduce
prices o sell the goods rather than to
carry over. We are willing to sill our
entire Winter Goods nt cost. Staples we
have a largo quantity nud offer tliini
very low. Calicos o to 5 cents per yard,
making tl.c best standard of them at UO
yards for $1.00. Gingham let dress
styles 10 cents per yard. Dress giods
all kinds at the very lowest prices, from
5 cents per yard upward. Woolen hose
we offer at cot, extra fue. Ladies cash
mere hose, worth $1.00, now 75 cent,
line heavy wool 40 cents, now 2't; child
ren's fine ribbed woith 50, now U0. Un
der wear must go at low prices, as we
will not keep them over.
0-r (? Tf5 S:Iv r fj-ey Merino Shiits
ai.; uiau'Lin, lorincr prices 50 now
Our Gents Silver grey marino thirts
and drawers, extra quality 75 now .10.
Our Scarlet nil wool shirts and draw
ers tint; quality $1.00 now 75 cents.
Our scarlet all wool shirts and draw
ers, fine quality $1.25 now 1.00.
Our scarlet all-wool shirts and draw
ers, line quality $1.75 now 1,25.
Our scarlet all-wool shirts and draw
ers, fine quality $2.00 now 1.40.
lacHes9 - Umlenrenr,
EQUALLY AS CHEAP.
Our 25 per cent, discount on cloaks, is
still good. We are determined to close
out our entire stock and never before
has such nn opportunity been offend to
economical buyers to purchase the bevt
qualities for so little money.
Joseph V. Wcckbaclj.
As per previous announcement, we had
iull y determined to discontinue- business in
Plattsmouth and so advertised accordingly and
now, as satisfactory arrangements have been i'3
perfected for the continuance ot same under the M
management of Mr. J.
nei as hook-keeper and cashier, we herewith
notify our friends and patrons of our final de
cision and kindly solicit a continuance of your
kind patronage, so Ireely extended during the
past sixteen years, by the addition of compe
tent clerical force.
On account of Air. Solomon leaving the
city and by the adoption of the stkictly
T- 1 T 1 1
"We trust to merit your
VER Y LYESFECTF ULL V,
The New Photograph Gallery
Will be open January 24th, at the
OLtlD ST&TD OF F. iff. CillUTlf
All work warranted first-class.
Firiley and Ji. F. IIuF- i'
and an elegant new
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good will and patron- ;
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