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HIE DAILY HE Li A LD J rLArisfeouua, xtiSUliASKA, MONDAY, MAt 2S. 1S88.
The Plattsmoiith Daily Herald,
Publishers & Proprietors.
THE l'l.ATTHMOUTH 11 KB A LI)
I published every evening except Sunday
and V!:kly evrry TliurmlHy morning. Uegts
tered at the postonice, I'lat tfiiiont 1 . N'ebr..ns
ktoikI-oUhx mutter. Ofllee corner of V'lue and
TERMS FOB DAILY.
One copy one jear in advance, by mall ?6 no
One copy per month. ly carrier 50
One copy per week, by carrier, 13
THUS FOR WKIKLY.
One copy one year, in advance $1 O
Une copy tlx montb, in advance 75
The Democratic Club is going to at
tend tlic Democratic convention nt St.
Louis next week. They will wtur a graj
plug hat and carry r. dude cane
Wk acknowledge the receipt of the
program of the Chautauqua Assembly,
which is to be held at Crete, Nebraska,
from June 28th to July 10th, and we can
any it will pay you to attend the Asscm
Mr. Tiik utilization of what is apparently
waste material U very iutcrestini in many
of its detail-. The well kuewu article
'Teatherbone" used for dress stays, cr
Ftts, whips and other articles needing an
elastic, tug!i and uubreakablo material
is the result of a shrewd Yankee's
thoughts after seeing an immense quan
tity of goose and turkey feathers wasted
in :t feather duster factory. The compli
cated and ingenious machinery by which
it is woiked up into various aitick-9 will
be shown in constant operation by a corps
of skilled workman from the factory, at
the Minneapolis Expo-ition which opens
IS IT THE BLOODY SHIHTf
A MAnisi.sc shaft is erected to the mem
ory of the confederate dead in Mississippi;
men high in power in the affairs of this
nation are present to officiate; Jeffeison
D ivii Jihe first representative of secession,
too old and infirm to attend, sends a let
ter to be read on that occasion, and his
daughter, the typical representative of the
lost cause, is iu:.lc to preside and a silver
" crown is presented to her for her father,
the unrepentent rebel who has ever dis
dained to ask or accept of amnesty from
the government "What does all this
man ? Are the men who fought in the
cause of the southern confederacy to pass
lown to succeeding generations as
heroes who fell in a righteous
cause ? Are the succeeding gen
erations to be taught that these men
were martyrs to a Just thougli lost cause ?
Are the youth of the south to be trained
to visit these monuments erected over
traitors' graves and there in the times to
come study and emulate their illustrious( ?)
examples as heroes who did battle for
southern homes and southern liberties ?
Unquestionably this is the only lesson the
southern youth will ever learn from these
monuments. Then when can this nation
expect sectionalism to die out i
It was treason to attempt to overthrow
this nation for the sake of a southern aris
, tocricy founded on human slavery. It is
btill treason to teach that the men who
engaged in that conspiracy were heroes,
whose names and memories should be
perpetuated by marble shafts and monu
ments and w'iobo praises should be sung
by succeeding generations.
How would it look and sound for the
decendants of Benedict Arnold to rrct
h monument to his name at West Point,
on the Hudson, and crown it with flow
ers, and teach the coming generations,
exactly as our neighbors at the South are
doing, to emulate the daring yet unfor
tunata career of the sleeping hero ? What
sort of a lesson would that be for the
youth of America i
If treason means anything in this gov
ernment there should be a universal con
demnation of this process of vindicating
traitors and handing their names down
to histoiy as martyrs.
What is this "nervous trouble" with
which so many seem now to be afflicted ? If
you will remember a few years ago the
word Malaria was comparatively un
known, today it is a3 common as any
word in the English language, yet this
word covers only the meaning of another
word nscd by our forefathers in times
past. So it is used with nervous diseases,
n3 they and Malaria are intended to cover
what our grandfathers called Biliousness,
and all are caused by troubles that arise
froai a diseased condition of the Liver
wbicb in performing its functions finding
it cannot dispose of the bile through the
ordinary channel is compelled to ps it
off through the system causing nervous
troubles, Malaria, Bilious Fever, etc.
You who are suffering can well appreci
ate a cure. We recommend Green's Au
gust Flower. Its cures are marvelous.
We will pay the above reward fcr any
case of liver complaint, dyspepsia, sick
headache, indigestion, constipation or
costiveness we cannot cure . with
West's Vegetable Liver Pills, when the
directions are strictly complied with.
They are purely vegetable, and never
fail to give satisfaction. Large boxes
tontaining 30 sugar coated pills, 25c.
Forsale by all druggists. Beware of
counterfeits and imitations. The genu
ine manufactured only by John O. Well
& Co., 862 W. Madison St. Chicago, Its
Bold bvW. .J Warrick.
IGNORANCE OF MEDICINE.
The Surett Wy to Eradicate Quackery.
Amulet ami "Infallible Ilemedlea.
The first step in education is a convic
tion of our ignorance. This is especially
truo in medicine. Bo long as men had a
perfect faith in charms there was no uso
to teach them hygiene. Of what uso
was chemistry when alchemy was in
general favor? A distinguished medical
writer said years ago that the only way
to eradicate quackery permanently was
by teaching physiology and anatomy in
the schools, because quackery was not
founded on the shrewdness of its profes
sors, but the ignorance of its victims.
Yet it is surprising how much of that
old time ignorance which made witch
craft possible and profitable yet ex
ists. Dr. Fordyce Barker, while at
tending Mr. Conkling, was constantly
annoyed by worthy people who wanted
him to try some ridiculous nostrum on
liia distinguished patient. They were of
exactly the same class as that very re
spectable gentleman who carries about a
small potato or an onion in his pocket to
ward off rheumatism. lie does not be
lieve in signs, nor omens, nor isms ; but
how does ho differ from the poor darky
who carries about a rabbit foot in his
pocket to shield him from the evil eye?
lie smiles deprecatingly, but carries the
potato and assures you confidentially
that, however it may be, in his particu
lar case it has woiked wonders. The
miserable wretch who killed an inof
fensive Chinaman the other day "for
fun,' was more anxious to keep an amu
let he had in his (ockct than his liberty,
and he reasoned about as well as the
man who carries a potato in his pocket,
but not a particle of the knowledge of
the laws of life and health in his head.
The public dLcussion of the afflictions
of Garfield, Grant, Conkling and Kaiser
Frederick have done much good by un
covering a vast amount of popular ignor
ance even where it was not suspected.
It showed tliat many who were ready to
cure all diseases in the body politic did
not know the first 6ymptom of disease in
their wit bodies. Men with their fingers
always on the public pulse did not know
where to feel for their own pulse. Men
conversant with all other history knew
absolutely nothing of the history of medi
cine. Men able to trace the cau'se of
olitical convulsions never were able to
account for that first stroke of paralysis.
Such men were sure they could have
cured Mr. Conkling's disease by the
steam of a hot iotato. They knew that
Garfield could have been saved if they
had been given charge of him in time,
though the post mortem proved that his
wound was fatal from the first. The
number of infallible remedies sent to
Gen. Grant was legion. Half of the old
women in Germany are seriously grieved
because they are not allowed to save the
kaiser from his doctors by a remedy that
came down to them from their great
All of this proves that so far as medi
cine is concerned we are in the middle
ages yet. No proper provision is made
in schools for the prevention of quackery,
as beginB to be made, for the prevention
of intemperance by teaching the effects
of alcohol. Many a graduate is not ex
actly clear a3 to which side his heari is
on, or what it is there for. When it
comes to the spleen, the colon, the nerves,
he better understands the geography of
The science of medicine advances un
der difficulties, the greatest of which is
popular ignorance. When we learn to
know how little we know then we will
commence to advance. Then fairly edu
cated men will not commence to prescribe
for a friend and suggest doubts as to his
physician before knowing any tiling morf
of the disease than of the doctor. No
greater boon could be bestowed on the
coming doctor than a generation thor
oughly educated in physiology, anatomy
and hygiene. We will never bo rid of
quacks and quackery until we 6top breed
ing the one and encouraging the other,
by turning over the whole subject of dis
ease, as of old, to a special class, whether
sorcerers or doctors. Chicago Times.
Why Orator Are Few.
The age in which we live is progres
sive and aggressive, but it will not pro
duce such orators and preachers as there
were forty and fifty years ago. It pro
duces better doctors, and teachers, and
farmers, and merchants, and mechanics,
but not such statesmen or pulpit orators.
Kentucky ha3 no longer a Clay, and
Breckinridge, and Marshall. Tennessee
has no Gentry, or Maynard, or Johnsoi:,
or Haskell. Mississippi no Foote or
Prentiss. Alabama no Yancey. Georgia
no Toombs, or Hill, or Stephens, or
Johnston, or Cobb. South Carolina no
Calhoun, or Cheves, or Hayne, or Rut
ledge, North Carolina no Macon, or
Man gum, or Badger. Virginia no Jef
ferson, or Patrick Henry, or Madison.
I know that the masses of the people
have advanced, and therefore thero is
not such a contrast between them and
the great men as there used to be, but it
is still certain that the most notable men
of the day will not compare with those I
have mentioned. We have some great
preachers, but none to compare with
Capers, and Styles, and Pearce, and Bas
comb, and the blind preaher, Waddell.
whom Williain Wirt made famous. This
is a utilitarian age, and everybody is in a
hurry. There was a time when men cf
brains had leisure, and Solomon says
that in leisure there is wisdom. Bill
Arp in Atlanta Constitution.
Wonderful Mountains in India.
There are some wonderful mountains
in the vicinity of Ajniera, India. A
traveler describes tliern thus: "All of
these mountains seem to be metamorpliic,
of marble and quartz and fissured sand
stone. Often the crests of the lulls were
great ledges of quartz, which gleamed in
the hot sun and looked as if they were
masses of ice. The. road was ballasted
with this stone, and the plains were cov
ered with it in broken bits, winch glist
ened and sparkled like a thousand acres
cf diamonds. I do not exaggerate when
I Bay that at one time, for a good many
miles, the eye was pained by. the spark
ling of these quartz or micacious ttoue.
We entered these mountains and found a
most wonderful formation. As far as
my glass would enable me to see tho hills,
rising several hundred feet, were a mass
of granite, here broken, piled up, and
there in huge natural masses, and all
water worn as if a mighty torrent had
tumbled over them for countless millions
of years." Chicago Herald.
ITEM3 OF ALL 6ORT8.
Baltimore counts on 1,000,000 popula
tion ten years hence,
A wax monument of Gen. Grant is on
exhibition in New York.
Lawn tennis bats made from trees
felled by Mr. Gladstone are becoming
fashionable and popular.
A circular la abundantly signed by the
eldest sons of peers, asking for a reform
ation of the house of lords.
Wood Is now a popular fuel in San
Francisco and other parts of California,
due to the great advance in the price of
The demand in the London market for
Easter lilies has become so great that lily
growing has become a great industry in
A man at National City, Cab, has been
arrested for publicly wearing on his back
a card stating tliat another person had
refused to pay him a debt of $150.
A few days ago there lay at a pier in
Brooklyn a ship having on her stern the
name, "North America. Boston." Di
rectly opposite, at a New York pier, lay
the 'South America, Boston."
An Indiana lawyer, who has been
looking up the matter a little, finds that
there are 800 dead laws on the statute
books of tliat 6tate, every one of which
can be taken advantage of by a smart
The cost of the strike on the Burling
ton railway system is stated at $2,170,
000. The company's loss was $1,500,
COO, and the balance of the loss was
sustained by the operatives and the
American politics are sweeping over
England with a rush. A postmaster at
Towcester is rebuked by a Liberal states
man for having "the effrontery to allow
a notice of a Primrose league meeting to
be osted up in the postofiice."
A Vermont man who moved out to
Illinois several years ago took a trip back
last month just to get an old fashioned
doughnut made by bis mother. When
he got it he found it just like any other,
and a little poorer than ids own wife
The Zilvern Kruis, the first Dutch
man of war to entei the Golden Gate in
fifteen $ ears, is lying off San Francisco.
She is a training 6hip, on her way to
Jaian, China, and the Dutch colonics in
India, where she will make a prolonged
Gave 8 7 i5,000 to the Bible Society.
The man is still living who, seventeen
years ago, walked into the rooms of the
Bible society in Boston and electrified the
persons whom he found there, first by
his appearance, and, secondly, by the
communication which he had to make.
His appearance betokened more than
poverty, for his shabby clothes were tied
together with strings. What in the
world had brought such a man there was
the question every one asked himself,
and the wonder can be better imagined
than described when the stranger re
marked tliat he had property to the
amount of $75,000 which he would like
to turn over to the society, if he could be
guaranteed 10 per cent, annually upon it
for the remainder of his life, his age then
The officers suppressed their amaze
ment as well as they could, took his name,
verified his schedule of his possessions
and submitted the case to the directors.
They looked the matter over in the light
of actuaries' tables, etc., and finally, after
much deliberation, decided that the risk
was too great and so notified the would
be donor. Not long after he came back
and renewed his proposition to turn the
money over to the society and said that
he would be content with 7 per cent, an
nually. That proposition was accepted,
and for some years he appeared regularly
at the expiration of the year and drew
his interest, taking $200 in cash and the
company's note for the balance. After
doing this for seven years or so he turned
those notes back to the company, saying
that he had no use for them. He is now,
at the age of 00, blind, deaf and crippled
by a fall so that be cannot walk, and the
Bible society pays the bills for his sup
port. Springfield Union.
A Unique Massachusetts Kitchen.
Mrs. IL II. Robinson, who has always
been identified with the Massachusetts
woman suffrage movement, has a very
unique kitchen. It is built of sheathed
hard pine, with rafters"overhead and a
big closet at one end, the top of which
forms a 6helf several feet from the roof.
On this shelf are grouped earthen vessels
and stone pitchers, with two stone idols,
which she calls her Lares and Penates.
The cooking utensils are hung on these
kitchen walls in designs as artistic as the
works of art in a lady's boudoir. Each
article has a place in the most convenient
nook, and the whole room is a model of
labor saving inventions and neat, orderly
housekeeping, while here and there crops
out a poetical fancy or old New England
In some convenient place is a pile of
note paper and a pencil, on which to jot
thoughts that come while washing dishes
or overseeing the baking. Although on
a ount of the systematic arrangements
of the household this .modern priestess
needs to spend but little time in her
kitchen, when she does offer up herself
as a sacrifice there the result is such as
the gods would appreciate were they to
banquet at her dining table. New York
Incidental, bat Not Essential.
Some one lias been asking help from
The Christian Union on the great and
vital question of whether a Christian
should patronize baseball. This is the
answer he gets: "There is no reason why
baseball should not be redeemed from the
evils which are incidental, not essential, to
it. But what chance a Christian young
man lias to withstand these influences
and redeem the game from them we will
not judge." Chicago Herald.
Peculiar, but Inexorable.
Dental ethics are peculiar, but inex
orable. A dentist in Pennsylvania ad
vertised for a wife and got one worth
$50,000 without forfeiting his standing
in the profession, while a Wisconsin den
tist who advertised for customers was
ejected from (be state association. Chi
Real Estate Bargains
EXAMINE OUR LIST.
- I 3NT
South - Park
21 lots in Thompson's addition.
40 lots in Townsend's addition.
Lot 10 block 138, lot 5 block 164.
Lot 1 block G, lot 6 block 95.
Lot 11, block 111, lot 8, block CI.
LOTS IN YOUNG AND HAYS' ADDITION.
Lots in Palmer's addition.
Lots in Duke's addition.
Improved property of all descriptions
and in all parts of the city on easy terms.
A new and desirable residence in
South Park, can be bought 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 adjoining S nth
2 acres of ground adjoining South
1 acres of ground adjoining South
20 acres near South Park: Se J sec.
14, T. 10, R. 12, Cass county, price $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 JEtna 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.,
where 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
T. J. 'THOMAS,
W1IOI.KSAI.K AMI RKTAIL M AI J K IN
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I invito all to givo mo o. trial.
Sugar Cured Heats, Hums, V.m ( n, I.nrJ, etc, tr. Fiub Cmlns in Cm fid Pulk
at lowest liying piitK Do i t full to five n e y.i:r litrciuigc.
RTCHEN, BED FOOM,
Lowest 3?rices in th.o City. Call and
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Where a magnificent
UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING A SPECIALTY
HENR Y BOECK,
CORNER MAIN 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.
BENNETT & TTJTT.
DHTV RABAT EAIRCCET.
PORK PACKERS and dealers in CUTTER AND EGGS.
BEEF, POltK, MMTOai AKll TEAL.
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALWAYS ON HAND.
Sugar Cured Meats, Hams. Bacon, Lard, &c, &c
ot our own make. The best brands of OYSTERS, in cans and bulk, at
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HEALTH IS WEALTH !
Dr. E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Trcatnir nt
a guarantee specific for Hysteria Dizziness.
Convulsions. Fiti. Nervous Neuraliria, Head
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not effect a cure. Guarantees l?ufd cnlyby
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- If you want a good pilfer watch,
send us 30 subscribers to the WtEKir
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The standard nmtdy for liver com
plaint is "West's Liver Pillr; they never
disappoint you. SO pills 25c. At War
rick's drug store.
We will feivc a silver watch, that is
warranted by the jewelry men of this
city, to any one who brings us 15 yeaily
cab feubscribers to the Daily Her aid.
MANCFACICKER OF AM
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DEALER IN THE
CIioifTsf Brands cf Cigars,
Flor tie Pepperbergo' arts 'Evde
FEXI. LIKE OF
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always in stock. Not. 26. 1685.
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