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THf DAILY HEUALD.'.Jf'LAxrSAlouTlI, NEBRASKA, ilOU DA V, MAY 21, 18S9 j"
The Plattsmouth Daily Herald.
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THE rLATTSMOUTH HERALD
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EMANCIPATION' IN BRAZIL.
The emancipation of the slaves in Brft
zil will constitute one of the highest and
most enduring of the claims of Peter II.
t the grateful remembrance of prosterity.
Seventeen years ago au act was passed
by the Brazilian Congress providing for
the gradual emancipation of all the slaves
in the empire. This law was passed be
cause of Lhs urgent appeals of Doni Pedro
to the congress of his country for the
ireedom of the bondmen. At that time
thera were a little over 1,. 100,000 slaves
in Brazil. Although the law of 1871
seems to have been administered witli a
moderate degree of earnestness, it failed
to meet the desires of the Emperor and
the other friends of emancipation. Only
27, ICS slaves had been freed under its
provisions up to June, 1885. In that
year another and more effective measure
of the same class was passed, which lias
been in operatiou ever since. Recently
a bill hits passed both blanches of the
Brazilian Congress which, if approved by
the Emperor, will speedily extinguish
slavery in Brazil. This sanction un
doubtedly will be given.
The I net that emancipation in Ura.il is
not the result of hostile pressure on the
part of the slave or their friends, or of
noisy and persistent agitation by cham
pions of freedom, renders it peculiarly
significant and impressive. It is not n
rvar measure," as was the freeing of the
blacks in the United States a quarter of
a century ago, nor is it intended to raise
up an element in the State to guard the
monarch against the encroachment of the
aristocratic castes, aa was the manumis
sion of the serfs in Russia two years tail
ier. The slaves in Brazil are being freed
for purely moral reasons. Ecouomic
causes may, and doubtless have, some
thing to do in Bringing it about, but
political or governmental considerations
have had no influence in the matter.
Emancipation is being decreed because
the Emperor and the law-makers of the
nation are convinced that slavery is a
great moral wrong and opposed to the
teachings and tendencies of the times.
"With the final emancipation of the slaves
in Brazil slavery as a legal institution
will become extinct in Christendom.
A OR AND OPPORTUNITY.
Those desiring to visit the Pacific coast
during the summer will be afforded a
grand opportunity by the Burlington
. and Missouri River railroad. Arrange
ments have been made with this road
whereby all persons desiring to make a
visit to the coast or attend the National
Teachers Association at Sao Francisco
can do so for one fare for the round trip.
.Tickets will be on sale at all points from
June 15th to July 11th, inclusive. Thir
ty days will be allowed to make the round
(rip and stops can be made at any point
desired, but not more than 30 dayi must
be consumed in the trip provided also
that you do not arrive in San Francisco
later than July IS. A choice of 19 dif
ferent routes is offered and you can se
lect either route desired . at the time ol
purchasing your ticket or should you de
sire to select your route after jou get to
San Francisco, you can do so by paying
to tho Southern Pacific Co. $10 for!
change. Also an extension of time can
be made as long as desired by paying $10
for each thirty days extension. The Na
tional Educational Association will be
held in San Francisco from July 17 to
20, inclusive of both days.
This will be a graud opportunity for
all desiring to attend the association,
giving them such an excellent opportuni
ty to visit the western country and brenthe
the health-giving air from tho the snow
clad mountains of that region. The
routes cake one through some of the incut
beautiful scenery of the west an 1 those
contemplating a trip of this kind will
not be afforded a better opportunity.
Too entire trip can be made for $6;?, ex
cept to return through Portland, Oregon,
or New Orleans, La., in which case $15
dollars extra will be charged for the
Pertland route and six extra for New
Orleans, Pullman Sleepers will be car
ried with each train and double births
can be secured at from $3.50 to $4.00
per day, affording ample opportunities
for rest during the trip. This will Jo
the grand time of the season to visit this
part of the country, everything will be
in the zenith of its beauty and the trip
cannot help but be enjoyed by all who
will undertake it.
Oxe of the best features about the
Presidential canvass which is just open
ing is the apparent assurance that it will
be prosecuted without the disturbance to
business which has characterized so many
previous campaigns. Tho Dry Goods
Chronicle, an intelligent trade paper,
says that "all the conditions promise a
fair yenr's trade"; that "business in all
channels seems to be conducted on a very
conservative basis;" and that there seems
"no disturbing clement likely to prevent
a cheerful and prosperous business for
the remainder of the year." The Chron
icle attributes this in part to the fact that
the more intelligent the people become
the less they are influenced by politics,
or the less a presidential year is felt to
ri an off one. Mid it says that the
chicanery and trickery of politicians,
their hidden ways and dark means of ex
citing or disturbing the business interests
of the country, are now pretty well un
derstood, and arc no longer very potent
for ill. This is undoubtedly true as far
as it goes, but there is another considera
tion which enters into the case this year
for the first time srncc the war there will
be a campaign in which the "scare" ar
gument plays no part the argument,
that is, that the country might ha ruined
if there were a change of administration.
Tiiis argument has been very potent in
the past, ami has exerted a baleful influ
ence upon business in a presidential year,
since many presumably intelligent men
feared that the success of the democrats
might cause a financial convulsion. But
the democrats succeeded four years ago,
and with business more prosperous now
than it was then, it is doubtful if any
body will have th impudeuce to present
the "scare" argument, and if anybody
should be foolish enough to do so, it
will produce no effect upon business
men. N. Y. Post.
The modes of death's approach are va
rious, and statistics show conclusively
that more persons die from disease of the
throat and lungs thai any other. It is
probable that everyone, without excep
tion, receives vast numbers of Tubercle
Germs into the system and where these
germs fall upon suitable soil they start
into life and develop, at first slowly and
is shown by a slipht tickling sensation in
the throat and if allowed to continue their
ravages they extend to the lungs produc
ing Consumption and to the head, caus
ing Catarrh. Now all this is dangerous
and if allowed to continue will in time
cause death. At the onset you must act
with promptness; allowing a cold to go
without attention is dangerous and may
loose you your life, As soon as you feel
that something is wrong with your throat,
lungs or nostrils, obtain a bottle of Bos
shee's German Syrup. It will give you
Fire Eseape for School IJuuui.i-.
A novel system of tire escape tor scnooi
buildings has been suggested by Capt. Rea
gan, assistant chief of the Boston fire aepai fcr
ment, which upon its face looks as if it milii
prove of considerable practical value. His
idea is to utilize the large yard area to le
found about nearly every school house in
Boston and erect an ornamental iron tower a
short distance from the building.
This tower would contain a broad iron
stairoaso leading from the top to the ground.
From each floor of the school house a cov
ered bridge would load Into tho tower, and
tho door leading from the school room to the
bridge would bo kept unlocked during school
hours. The rooms on each floor would con
nect with each other, and in cose of fire the.
scholars could hare unobstructed access to
he bridge. By such an arrangement, when
ever a fira broke out there would always be
an egress open, and even if matters boeamo
serious, the iron tower and bridges would
remain unharmed. The plan appears to be
perfectly feasible, and the expense would, it
is said, not be much more than what is laid
out on tho present fire escapes. And we
should think the same plan might bo adopted
for factories ansj other buildings where num
bers of ptrsons are emploj-ed on tho different
floors of ib? tuildin. Fire and Water.
We will pay the above reward for any
case of liver complaint, dyspepsia, sick
headache, indigestion, constipation or
costivenes3 we cannot cure with
West's Vegetable Li ver Pills, when the
directions arc slritllv complied with.
They are purely yesetable, and never
fail to give satisfaction. Large boxes
tontaining !50 sugar coated puis, 25c,
For sale by all druggists. Beware of
counterfeits and imitations. The genu
ine manufactured only bv John O. Well
ifc Co., 8(52 W. Madison St. Chicago, Its
Sold hyV. .J Warrick.
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CUTTING OFF A LEG.
IMPUTATION REALLY AN EASY AND
Practical Surgery In Hospital A Vw
tlent on tho Surgeon's Table flow
Hemorrhage I Prevented The Knife
at Work The Forceps.
An amputation, while a serious is really a
very simple operation. A layman who sees
an amputation of a leg for the first timo is
sul prised that there is about it so little that
iautartling or shocking to his nerves. lie
naturally expects to see serious hemorrhage
and rapid work to prevent the patient's
bleeding to death. He is surprised to find
that, on tho contrary, it is one of tho most
bloodless operations performed on tho sur
geon's table. The first leg amputation seen
by the writer was performed upon a man of
middle age, who was suffering from advanced
necrosis, or ileath of the bono of tho right leg,
just below tho knee. Tho patient had been
brought into tho amphitheatre of tho city
hospital for treatment two weeks before the
time of amputation. On the first occasion
he was not ready to submit to amputation,
although the doctor advised it, and tho sur
geon then oierated upon the bar chance of
saving tho limb. He found on examination,
however, that a great cavity had formed in
the bone, the first cause having been an in
jury, and there was hardly a chance of saving
the hmb. The aticnt not having consented,
however, to lose the leg, the treatment nt
that time was limited to merely cleansing tho
wound and closing it up. The doctor stated
then that even if the disease was checked and
a cure was begun, it would require at least two
years for enough fresh bone to form to make
a whole limb. f..
Mechanical appliances in tho way of arti
ficial limbs are now so skillfully made that a
wooden leg, as it is ordinarily called, is al
most as good as one of flesh and bone. It
certainly is not worth two years' timo to a
man in active life to spend in trying to save
a badly damaged leg. At all events, this pa
tient seems to have come to that conclusion,
and two weeks after his first appearance he
was again upon the surgeon's table, and tho
necessary instruments for amputation were
by the side of tho operator. It was deemed
necessary to take off tho leg just above tho
knee joint. The appliance which does away
with all hemorrhage in amputation is oalkd
the Esmarch bandage. This is simply a long
belt of India rubber about two and a half
inches wide, which is wound tightly about
limb, beginning at a point below whero tho
amuputation is to be made, and extending
spirally, like the stripes of a barber's ioIe,
but overlapping toward- tho body for
eighteen inches or more, and then at the
point of the bandage nearest tho body a stout
rubber cord is tied very tightly. The mLber
band is then unwound and the limb is left
altogether bloodless, and with the blood ves
sels tightly compressed at the point where
the rubber cord remains. The effect of wind
ing the rubber about the limb in this way is
to drive the blood from all the veins end ar
teries back into the body, and to leave bo
hind nothing but the bono and tissues.
Then tho surgeon begins his work. He
need not hurry he has plenty of timo to do
his work carefully and thoroughly. In the
case in point ho proposes to cut tho bono
about three inches above the knee joint. The
flesh was sound and healthy from the knee
joint upward, and it was necessary in this,
as in all cases of amputation, to sq cut tha
tissues that there would remain a flap, as it
ordinarily called. Di flesh which should com
pletely cover the and of the bone where it
was taken off. Taking a rather narrow
bladed scalpel or surgeon's knife, sharp
poiuted. and with a blade about 13 inches
long, he rapidly cut the flesh from the knee
pan iiagonally upward to the point whero ho
proposed to sever the bone, and. likewise in
tho opposite de of 'ho limb, making a V"
shaped incisijn )n jach sido -t the le
through il ;aa riss'is to ,he bono. Not
Irop if blood CoUj.v3d .ho course 5f the
knife in i. its vjrk. The jutting of tho
tissues jocuoit scarcely Aree minutes, mil
then :h jurj-joa is rxly x ise tha sa
This iuscmm ml, iP.h jugh. Df oourse, it finer
males, vas ora.'cically tho same is that ucj
in an wiiaavy ba'johsr's ihoo md the
rar?on used 5 !n ibout he tama x-iy xno.
abou; is raoi Uy is b'jtchar vould cut
through i lie: Df eef. This finished the sx
scutivj part )t tha jperation, and it had
occupiid scareoly Sve minutes.
The more delicate and mora tedious part
of the operation fallowed. T'lis .lypi;
the taking up of tha hu-go and small blood'
vessels and tying up ar ligating them. The
important arteries and larger veins were
easily discovered and the ends of them seized
with artery forceps. These forceps were n-
j plied and left hanging to perhaps a dozen
blood vessels before tho hgatmg began. This
work was done by the surgeon's assidtaut.
It consisted iu tying the ends of the vessels,
just above the point where ther were gripped
by the forceps, with strong catgut thread.
Especially in the case of the arteries it was
necessary that this should be done with the
greatest care, for if for any reason one of
these threads should give way. there would
bo tho greatest danger of the patient's bleed
ing to ieath before the hemorrhage could be
chocked. After all the blood vessels In sighfc
tad been thus tied up, the rubber cord w hich
bound the limb near the body was loosened,
and then occurred tho only hemorrhage of
ibe entire operation. There remained in the
exposed stump of the limb fifteen or twenty
small blood vessels which could not be de
tected by the eye while the limb was blood
less, and the location of which was shown by
the flow of the blood itself. When
fho bandage had been loosened, the
surgeon, standing ready with a hand
ful of artery forceps, rapidly seized the ends
of the exposed bloodvessels as fast as tho
location of them was indicated, and in two
or three minutes the hemorrhage was checked,
and the end of the limb was hung with a
great bunch of curious little steel implements.
These smaller vessels were taken up one at a
time by ligatures, in the same manner that
the others had been, and wheu the last had
been tied, and the last pair of artery forceps
had been removed, the wound was ready to
be closed up.
f It was first treated with antiseptic solution
and powder in order to reduce to a minimum
thF danger of inflammation and to increase
the chance of the wounds healing by first in
tention. Then the two flaps above and below
the bone were brought together over it, and
the edges of the skin were carefully sewed
opposite to each other, and the operation was
over. It had occupied altogether about forty
flve minutes. The patient during this timo
remained apparently asleep. Tho operation
had been entirely painless, and wheu tho
bandages had been applied and tho ether cono
removed from the patient's face, ho was
carried from the amphitheatre just as ho
began to show signs of consciousness. Bos
ton Cor. Jew York Sun.
He is a wise economist who docs not waste
more than half an hour a day in idle gossip,
useless conversation, frivolous amusement.
or mere vacuity.
Many a Key West cigar has a Key Wesft
Real Estate Bargains
EXAMINE OUK LIST.
South - Park
21 lots in Thompson's addition.
40 lots in Townsend's addition.
Lot 10 block 138, lot 5 block 104.
Lot 1 block C, lot C block 93.
Lot 11, block 111, lot 8, block fll.
LOTS IN YOl'.NO ASM IIAVS' ADDITION.
Lots in Palmer's addition.
Lots in Duke's addition.
Improved property of all descriptions
and in fill parts of the city on easy terms.
A new and desirable residence in
South Park, can be boaght on monthly
Before purchasing elsewhere, call and
see if we cannot suit you better.
5 acres of improved ground north of
the city limits.
5 acres of ground adioiuing S' nth
2 acres of ground adjoining South
11 acres of ground adjoining South
20 acres near South Park: Se i sec.
14, T. 10, 11. 12, Cass county, pricr $1,
800, if sold soon.
nw i sec. 8, T. 12, R. 10, Cass Co.,
A valuable improyed stock fram In
Merrick Co., Neb., 160 acres and on
Windham & Davies.
Consult your best interests by insuring
in the Phoenix, Hartford or Ctna com
panies, about which there is no question
as to their high standing and fair
The present year bids fair to be a dis
astrous one from tornadoes and wind
storms. This is fore-shadowed by the
number of storms we haye already had
the most destructive one so far this year
having occurred at Mt. Vernon, 111.,
w here a large number ef buildings were
destroyed or damaged. The exemption
from tornadoes last year renders their oc
currence more probable in 1888.
Call at our office and secure a Tor
Unimproved lands for sale or ex
PLATTSMOUTH, NEB. '
T. J. THOMA8, .
WIHU.llSAI.K AM) IIKTAII. JKAI.Mt IN
liccf, Pork, Mutton, Ycal and PouHry.
Z invito all to givo mo a trial.
Sugnr Cured Meats, Hi.nis, !';:( n, l.i;r.l, i tc. Ic. Fn .1, (Jjtli ik In ('in m d I'tilk
at lowest living pi ittf. Do i d fail to eivc n:c ytur i.tw i i i:
AND ALL KINDS OF
KITCHEN, BED POOH, t f) FURNITURE FOR
PARLOR FURNITURE. M BALLVAYS, OFFICES,
Lowest Prices in th. City. Call and
SIXTH STREET, BET. MAIN AND VINE. PLATTrMOLT II, NEB.
WINM :-: FURNITURES
-YOU SHOULD CALL ON-
Where a magnificent
UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING A SPECIALTY
CORNER 3IAIN AND SIXTH
Will call your attention' to the fact that
they are headquarters for all kinds of Fruits
We are receiving Fresh Strawberries every
Oranges, Lemons and Eananas constantly on
Just received, a variety of Canned Soups
We have Pure Maple Sugar and no mistake.
IEKNITT & TUTT.
Jonathan 11 a it.
4V INS SSL. M. MJJH2
OOTY RSEAT MARKET.
PORK PACKERS akd dkalers in BUTTER AND EGGS.
BEEF, PORK, MUTTON AN!) VEAL.
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALWAYS ON HAND.
Sugar Cured Meals, Hams. Bacon, Lard, &c, &c
of our own make. The best brands of OYSTERS, in cans and bulk, at
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
GrlVE 'S32? .i. tn T.T.
HEALTH IS WEALTH !
Dr. E. C. Wrst'8 Nerve and Brain Treatment
a Kuarantee specific for Hysteria Dizziness.
Convulsions. Fits. Nervous Neuralgia, Head
ache. Nerveou Prostration caused by thence
of alcohol or tobacco. Wakefulness, Mental l)e
preseton, Koftetin? of the Brain reultiig in in
sanity and lead 11 K t misery, decay and ''.ealli,
-reaiature old Age. Barrenness, jjotta of Few
er in either sex. Involuiitary Lf'Sufs ano Sper
niat' rrhoea caused by over-exertion of the
brain, geifabuse or over-lnctilgence Fach b x
contain one month's treatment. $1 cu a tx
or six boxes for $5.00, sent by mail prepaid or
receipt of pi Ice
To cure any cae. With earh orrter received
by us for mx boxes, accompanied with f 5 no,
we will send the purchaser ur written puaxr.n
tee to return the n-oney if the n atmciit tines
not effect a cure. Guarantees is su d only by
Will J. Warrick sole agent. FlatlMnouih. Neb.
" For Siberia Refrigerators, the best tlmt
are made,' and Ice-cream fietzerf, call on
J. R. Cox. a23ml
thirty n 4 i w
stock of Goods ami Fair
J. W. .Maktj'Js.
The Mandfird riiidy for livir com
plaint is West's Liver Pi lb; they never
di;iii'-iiit you. '.i0 j)ill 2 jc. At War
rick's drug fctore.
Southeast quarter section 14, township
10, range 12; price f 1,800. Northwest
quarter section 8, township 12, mnge 10;
price $2,000. Wim-iiam & Davikh.
MANUFACTTItEIt OF AM)
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
Choicest Brands i f Cigars,
Flor de Pepperbergo cr.d 'Buds
FCLI. LINE OF
TOBACCO AND SMOKERS' ARTICLES
always in stock. " Nov. 26, 1885.
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