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THE DAILY : HERALD: PLATTHBiOO rxi, wjSUKAJJKA, "WEDNES DAY, AUG D ST 29, It
Tne Evening Herald.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE CITY.
A. KmllHbarjr. Pea tint, Bock wood Building,
Dr. SUkIb, OffiVe la (irrlnic'R Drag Store, Rewi.
dear Cor. Slxtk aa'l Granite, Telephone o. 42.
Dr. Cf A Kmlth. the PainleM DeatlxtM, In Ion
Block, over 1'rlcke'a Drug More, I'lattmiioiith.
The firemen will leave for Nebraska
City tomorrow morning on tbc $:4 train
and return the following morning, the
train leaving Nebraska City at 4:150.
The agitators for the proposed new
building on the fair grounds have been
very successful with their subscription
paper, having secured the required
amount to put up the building.
The school board was ready to re
ceive bids for the building of the South
Park school house last night, but as only
one was sent in, the time for receiving all
bids was extended until the 3rd.
A. motion was made last night at the
meeting of the school board to open the
schools on the 10th of Sept., but upon
due consideration the motion was lost
and the schools will not open until the
llobt. Metecr, of Eight Mile Grove,
leaves Hue week for an extended visit
' through New York, Pennsylvania and
the east. The IIekald expects some in
terest! ngletters from him during his so
The 1)311 club of this city has made
arrangements to play a game with the
Wahoo team on the 18th of next month,
the first dav of the fair. The club has
gained for itself a wide reputation and
it is expected the home team will have to
work or go down in their pockets.
One of the oldest settlers in this part
of the country is Stephen Wiles, who has
lived on his present place twomiles south
west of here, oyer 33 years. Sir. "Wiles,
when he landed here, had only $12,
but by diligent endeavors, has acquired
a good fortune. It takes Uncle Steph to
tell wolf stories and how to catch them
Considerable excitement was created
last night, by the report that Mr. Joseph
Kelly had dropped dead, heart disease
being given as the cause. The majority
of people in the business portion of the
town heard the report before it was contra
dicted. Mr. Kelly has been sick for some
time. It has not been learned how the
Tomorrow is the day of the great
celebration of the Nebraska City pontoon
bridge and other improvements recently
made there. The firemen f this city re
ceived an invitation to participate in
the festivities of the day. They have ac
cepted the invitation and they will be
accompanied by a large number of the
citizens from here.
The Beatrice base ball club is anxious
to meet the Plattsmouth team. They are
possessed of enough assurance to back
themselves up with $100. Last night
Mr. Jas. Patterson received a letter from
their manager stating that they wished to
play for that amount. We learned that
they are to be accommodated and the date
lias been set for September 7th.
The school board met last night and
made a selection of two teachers from
five applicants, to fill the remaining
vacancies. We congratulate the board
on the selection, as both young ladies
have attained a first-class reputation as
teachers, and they are both favorably
known here and elsewhere. Miss Millie
Bell, of Ashland, and Miss Riddle, of
Wahoo, are the oues selected for the
The watermelon social given by the
Y. L. R. R. A. at Rockwood hall last
night attracted quite a large crowd. A
large pile of watermelons was put aside
in one corner of the hall in the early part
of the evening for future use. As the
crowd increased, the watermelon pile
grew email rapidly, and one would think,
if they were not acquainted with the cir
cumstances, and saw the large prize water
melon in the centre of the room, that the
person swallowing the most melon could
secure the prize, the contest to be decid
cd by the scales. The crowd worked
away incessantly at the pile until it had
been reduced to about two or three, and
the vehicle which had been used to carry
the melons to the hall, would have served
as a great convenience to some of the big
caters who had tried to carry away too
much of the pile. The large watermelon
which was located in the centre of the
room had been set up as a prize to the
best guesser of the party. Mr. Frank
Knotts of this office, balanced what he
had already taken with the large melon,
guessing twenty-nine pounds, the exact
weight. Several of the young ladies ex
ercised their leap year privileges and
wished to accompany him , home, think
ing he would get tired of his load about
the time he would reach their homes and
leave it in their care. lie thought he
was man enough for fifty-eight pounds,
and succeeded in getting it as far as this
office where he left it for the hungry
An Important Little Village of the
Platte, Her Industries and
BY TIM TRIMMER.
Fourteen miles west of Plattsmouth,
located on the old main line of the B. &
M., and in the valley of the Platte, is
situated the rustling, thriving burg of
Cetlar Creek. It is not as large as some
of her sisters; but the few days we spent
there, gave us the impression that for
business activity, it waes not far behind,
the streets being full of teams each day.
Cedar Creek's location is a very advan
tageous one as a great corn belt and stock
raising region is near there, making her
one of the principal shipping points of
Theu, too, the large supply of sand and
stone is another advantage possessed by
few towns in the union.
Besides many pleasant homes and resi
dences that skirt the suburbs, are two
dry goods and grccery stor-s; two grain
elevators: one blacksmith shop: one car
penter shop, one blacksmith shop, one
shoe shop, one barber shop, one bank,
one drug store, two hotels one sale and
feed stable, and one well filled lumber
Cedar Creek owes her success as a
trading point of no mean standing to
tiic fact, that she possesses a substantial
lot of business men that always rustle to
the front and show up somewhat as fol
lows: JUurphy blanker x Co., carry a
complete line of dry goods and groceries;
Geo. E. Sayles, an old time resident of
Cedar Creek and a number one business
man, carries a fine stock of dry goods,
groceries and everything found in a first
class store; Mike Ityse, backsmith; Joseph
Wildi, carpenter; Ilatt & Co., butchers;
John Mumford. boot and shoe shop; J.
A. Connor, grain dealer, business carried
on by Hon. D. S. Draper; Hon. F. E
White, grain dealer, during his absence
his business is under the control of Geo.
E. Sayles; Dominic Nosciskic, butcher
for Ilatt & Co.; J. A. Tipton, lumber
dealer for Ritchey Bros.; Mr. Tipton is
also the postmaster, and since receiving
the appointment he has erected a neat
new building greatly to the credit of
himself and the town. L. E. Meyers,
druggist; II. Inhelder, proprietor of feed
and sale stable; J. W. Hoburg is the ac
commodating station agent, telegraph
operator and baggage master, and per
forms his duties efficiently and agreeably
to all. Dr. J. B. Duff is the successful
physician and manipulator of pills ano1
powders. C. II. Parmele & Co., stock
dealers; they, are also extensive feeders
and stock raisers, running constantly on
their large tracts of land form two to
five hundred head of cattle.
The Farmers Bank recently organized
is an enterprise of which Cedar Creek
may justly feel proud, especially when
we take into consideration the men who
are at its back, C- II Parmele, president
C. A. Manker, vice-president; F. A
Mur;hy, cashier. The latter well known
for his business sagacity and escellen
qualities is fast gaining the respect o
the citizens ot Uedar Creek and commu
nity which he so justly deserves. We
wish to thank Fred for favors shown us
wliil;; in Cedar Creek; but not he alone
but niiny others who so kindly aided us
in our work.
C. II. Parmele & Co. are erecting,
fine new residence at Cedar Creek, when
completed to be occupied by Ed. Seiyers,
who is raising stock for them
Cedar Creek's hotel accommodations
are far above the average found in rura
towns, J. J. Schnider is proprietor of the
Schnider house and Thedc Miller of the
as auove statea uedar creek s sane
and stone industry is very important.
There arc six distinct sand pits, four
gravel pits and three stone quarries which
employ in the neighborhood of three
hundred men. The shipments are yery
large; from August 1st to last Saturday
the 2;th, there were 1 200 car-loads of
sand and stone shipped to yarious points
in this state and Kansas. If we figure,
we will readily see that the B. & M. Co.
received a pood sum for freight as the
average is $12 per car.
mt AAA .
ni i izuu car snipment does not in
clude the lower pit owned by the B. &
M. C. and known as the Cullom pit
which ships daily from GO to 80 cars.
iii3 stone anu sand companies are as
folloivs: Murphy Patterson & Co.,
Plattsmouth, own two; Western Sand &
S one Co., Omaha, one; Frank Bushe,
Cedar Creek, one; Hugh Murphy, Omaha,
From eight to twelve cars of stock and
grain are shipped from Cedar Creek each
With all the above facts there is no
question but Cedar Creek's future pros
pects are bright She will in the halcyon
days to come be a good town;is well locat
ed in one of the most productive parts of
the country, and in days not far distant,
she must and will waddle up to the front
and the business directory now in this
issue is an eloquent eulogy on her splen
The Herald has a good list of sup
porters at this office, and improvement is
bound to follow.
A Fourscore Dirthday Celebration.
On Saturday Aug. 25th, 1888, at the
home of Mr. Wm. Young, in Rock Creek
school district, a very pleasant and social
eyent, of rather more than ordinary im
portance, took place. It being the
eightieth birthday of Mr. Young, a large
number of relatives, friends and old ac
quaintances gathered at his home to con
gratulate him with friendly greeting up
on his arriyal at the fourscore mile post
in life's journey through this world.
After greetings of welcome were over,
and a few hours spent in social chat and
friendly yisiting, about seventy-five peo
ple sat down to a most bountiful repast,
prepaired by his son David and wife;
and which coLsisted of all the good
things that heart could wish for.
Mr. Young is one of the old settlers of
Cass county, having lived in his present
home something over thirty-three years.
Mr. Young's pioneer life has been one of
more than ordinary experience and activ
ity. Having three different times moved
into new countries with his family and
occupied land before it had been sur
veyed by the government. And in this
connection a short extract taken from the
biographical sketches of the early settlers
of Cass county, as published in the his
tory of Nebraska, will be very interest
ing reading to his many friends and ac
"Mr. Young was born in Floyd Co.,
Ky., Aug. 25th 1 808, and was raised as a
farmer. He was married Dec. 15th, 1832.
He moved to Jonson Co., Missouri, in
the spring of 1837, and the same fall he
moved to Platte Co., Mo. In 1842 he
moved to Nodaway Co., Mo., and fol
lowed farming, and filled the office of
justice of the peace.
His wife died March 20th, 1849, leav
ing four children, Leviua, Francis M.,
Elizabeth J., and Mary. He was married
again May 12th, 1850, to Rebecca Mc
Broom, and removed to Mills Co., Iowa,
and again filled the office of justice of
peace. On Nov. 3rd, 1854, he came to
Nebraska and staked out a claim of 320
acres, and on March 5th, 1S55 moved his
family on to his claim. They lived in a
tent with wolves and wildcats about
them until he built a log cabin, but re
ceived no harm from his friendly neigh
bors except the loss of a few sheep. He
was elected county surveyor, and ran the
first county road in Cass county. They
lived here two or three years without any
school house; Mr. Young gave up one of
the rooms of his house for a school
house and employed a lady teacher. He
had by this time, built a double log
house and when Uncle Sam's boys came
along, they ran a line both ways through
his farm, so that he sleeps on one quarter
section and eats on another, all in the
same house. In 1873 he was elected
county surveyor and served two terms in
succession; and served as road commis
sioner several years, locating roads and
bridges all over the county.
Being 74 years of age he retired from
active business life, and has been engaged
in fruit growing and bee keeping.
His second wife, Rebecca, died Feb.
19th, 18G5, leaving four children, David
A , Ellen, Jennie and John W. JohnW.
died Oct. 15th, 18G5, being about three
years of age."
The above extract shows a very active
life. Mr. Young is living with his son
David upon the old homestead, and is in
the enjoyment of a fair degree of good
health for a person of his age.
We are very much indebted to the
Misses Luella and Anna Young, for the
following list of names of those present:
Mrs. B. Spurlock, Mrs. H. Boeck, Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Martin, and Mrs. Mary
Henson of Plattsmouth; Mr. and Mrs. S.
M. Kirkpatrick, of Nehawka; Mr. J. W.
Young, of Union; Mr. Quince Connally,
wife and daughter, of Wabash; Mr. Lew
Ilesscr , of Mercer Co., Ohio; Mrs. Sarah
Dalton, of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Mr. B.
Franz and wife, Mr. Joshua Gapen and
wife, M. J. W. Ilesser and wife, Mr. F.
M. Young, wife and family; Mr. Isaac
Nelson, wife and daughters; M. F. M.
Young Jr., daughter and son; Mr. Wm.
Taylor, wife and son; Mr. G. D. Counal
ly and wife; Mr. Wm. Gilmore and wife
Mr. S. L. Furlong, wife and daughters
Mr. Wm. Royal, sr.; Mr. Wm. Royal, jr,
and wife; Mr. Austin Johnson and wife
Mr. Hiram McDonald and wife; Mr. J,
nogatt and wife; Mrs. S. W. Callum and
daughter; Mrs, Wm Ellington, Mrs. J.
D. Shrader, Mr. Geo. Nix, Mr. John Mc-
After partaking of the bountiful din
ner set before us and spending a few
more hours in social converse, the greet
ings were indulged in, and the company
dispersed to their respective homes, all
feeling as though they had enjoyed a
very pleasant visit. Quite a number
of presents were left, among them four
We wish to say that if more of such
friendly yisits were indulged in by coun
try people, the monotony of farm life
would be greatly relieved. For under
our present high pressure system of work,
and reticent manner of social intercourse,
farmers and neighbors would scarcely be
on a speaking acquaintance with one
another, if it were not for the few days
of exchange work that usually takes
place during harvesting and
S. L. F.
The time for receiving bids for boiler
room to High School building has been
extended to Sept. 3, 1888. Plans and
specifications can be seen by enquiring of
Wash. Smith, at B. & M. shops. The
right is reserved to reject any or all bids.
Wm. Hates, Sec. Bd. . Ed.
Mr. Jos. Cnnr went to Omaha this
Mr. W. II. Malick went to Lincoln
Miss Hattie Latham, has returned from
Central City after a few weeks' visit.
Mr. S. F. Osborn went to Lincoln today
to attend the Christian church meeting
Mr. Levi Churchill is in Lincoln today
attending the Christian church meeting
being held there.
Dr. Thede Livingston went to Lincoln
this morning, accompanying the demo-
I cratic delegation.
Mr. W. S. Purdy, wife and daughter,
left for Beatrice this morning on a short
visit to friends there.
Mr. Lewis Young, Cass county's oldest
settler, left for Norfolk this morning to
attend the reunion there.
Misses Cora Hill, Carrie Palmer and
Janet Livingston returned home this
morning after a few days' visit to the
Miss Hattie Kearney, who has been
visiting her sisters, the Misses Kearney
for a few days, left for Council Bluffs
Mr. S. S. Row, of Chariton, la., stop
ped off here yesterday to yisit friends
while on his way to Lincoln and Aurora.
He left this morning for Lincoln.
Mr. Thomas Wiles left for Lincoln this
morning to attend the state meeting of
the Christian church. He will sell one
hundred lots of the university ground
The following democratic delegation
left for Lincoln this morning to attend
their state convention which will be held
there today and tomorrow: Messrs. J.
Blake, Jake Vallery, sr., Ed. Fitzgerald,
Mat Gering, Dave McEntee, F. E. White
and Jas Patterson, jr. They all went on
a regular train.
Mr. S. F. Thomas reports that some
party or parties appropriated a handsome
slop jar which was convenient to the
east window of his room during his ab
sence. If it is returned he will be thank
ful, if not, he will be compelled to
buy a new one.
Notice to Firemen.
All members of the fire department are
requested to meet at the bell tour to
night at 7:80 o'clock sharp.
I offer for sale for thirty days, at low
figures, my residence property, Cor. 6th
and Dey streets. House of 8 rooms in
thorough repairs, good stable, large cis
tern and city water, four lots filled with
iruit and snruboery and commanding a
nne view ot tne river, juu bearing grape
vines. If taken soon will sell at $1800,
Part time if desired,
tf. Mrs. J., A. Buell.
Sherwin & Williams' mixed paints, the
best in the market, atFricke & Go's, drug
Miss Nadia Schlater, dress maker.
Orders taken at the home of Mrs. Ed,
Fitzgerald,corner Fourth and Locust Sts.
and Mrs. Schulhoff, Pearl street, block
8th and 9th. dlw
Wood for Sale.
Leave orders with J. D. Tutt, at
nett & Tutt's store.
Plenty of feed, flour,
meal at Heisel's mill, tf
Light summer shoes for your
girls, 25 cents only, at Merges'.
I wish to notify all those who knew
themselves indebted to me, thit uuless
their accounts with me are settled by
September 15, 1888, they will be placed
in the hands of a collector, who will col
lect the same. Respectfully,
dl4t Theo. P. Livingston, M. D.
A man can furnish his house more com
pletely from the furniture store of II.
Boeck than at any place in town.
Child s high sandals, only 25 cents a
pair, at Merges'.
Everything necessary for furnishing
house can be purchased at II. Boeck's.
iA fine lot of night shirts just received
at J. II. Donnelly's.
English Spavin Liniment removes al
hard, Soft or Calloused lumps and Blem
ishes from horses, Blood Spavin, Curbs,
Splints, Sweeny, Stifles. Sprains, Pink
Eye, Coughs and etc. Save $50 by use
of one bottle. Evera bottle warranted
by F. G. Ericke & Co.,
Druggists, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Dr. C- A. Marshall.
Ho side at Do ill lot.
Preservation of the Natural Teeth a
Specialty. Auesthetics given for Pain
less Filling or Extraction of Teeth.
Artificial teeth made on Gold, Silver,
Rubber or Celluloid Plates, and inserted
as soon as teeth are extracted when de
All work warranted. Prices reasonable.
Fitzo xkald's Block Plattsmouth, Nkb
3HI 3T 300. 30. 3Q. yLJ- .
SPECIALTIES THIS WEEK !
52 inch All-Wool Dress Suitings in all
the New Mixtures, only 00 cents a yard.
52 inch All-Wool Broadcloth Suitings
in all the New Shades, only 85 cents per
yard, worth $1.00.
Ladies' Long Cashmere Scarfs, Fringed,
only 75 cents each.
Ladies' Long Cashmere Scarfs, Fringed
and Embroidered, only 55 cts., worth 1.25.
at $1.35, worth $2.00.
Ladies' Cashmere Scarfs, Fringed and
Embroidered, $2.25, worth 3.00.
Special Values In Gloves
Ladies' Brilliant Lisle Gloves only 25
cents, worth 50.
Ladies' Pure Silk Gloves only 30 cents,
Ladies' Pure silk Gloves only 50 cents,
Ladies' Five Button Undressed Kid
Gloves, Scallop Tops, Embroidered Backs,
in Black and Colors, only 1.00.
Ladies' Four Button Dressed Kid
Gloves, Embroidered Backs and Colored
Welts, only 31.00 a pair.
Ladies' While Linen Collars only 5
ONE DOOR EAST FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
Ilavinp; this day sold mv stock
of Hardware, Stoves, Tinware, etc.
to Messrs. Brekenfeld & Weid
man, I would respectfully and car
nestly ask that all those in my debt
come forward promptly and settle
their accounts; as it will be neces
sary tor me to close up ray business
as speedily as possible before en
ffaeinsr in other pursuits. I also
take this occasion to thank the
public, both in the city and county
for the very liberal patronage giv
en me during the time I have been
engaged in business here, and hope
the same will be extended to m
successors. JNO. R. COX.
There is not one thing that puts a man
or woman at such disadvantage before
the world as a vitiated state of the bloot
Your ambition is gone.
Your courage has failed.
Your vitality has left you.
Your languid step and listless ac
tions show that you need a powerful in
yigorator, one bottle of Beggs' Blood
r-unuer ana uiooa Maker will put new
life in a worn out system, and if it does
not it will cost you nothing. O. P. Smith
& Co., Druggists.
When your skin is yellow.
When your skin is dark and grer.sy.
When your skin is rough and coarse.
When your skin is inflamed and red.
When your skin is full of blotches.
ft... . . .
wnen your sKin is iuu ot pimples you
need a good blood medicine that can be
relied upon. Beggs' Blood Purifier and
Blood Maker is warranted as a positive
cure tor all of the above, so you cannot
possibly run any risk when yoo get a bot
tle of this wonderful medicine. For sale
by O. P. Smith & Co.
Dont go to Omaha when you want
to get vour beautiful narlor and bed
room sets but go to Henry Boeck's fur
niture emporium where you can get every
thing in the furniture line that will go to
make your home leautiful and comfort
able: and above all you can get it cheat).
Remember that he who sells most can
Colic, Diarrhoea and summer comnlaints
are dangerous at this season of the rear
and the only way to guard against these
diseases is to have a bottle of some reli
able remedy. Beggs' Diarrhoea Balsam is
a POSITIVE RELIEF in all these disa
greeable cases and is pleasant to take.
It will cost you only 35 cents. O. P.
Smith & Co., Druggists.
stove for sale.
For sale at a bargain, a small gasoline
stove (Quick Meal) with oven. First
offer accepted if reasonable. Apply of G. ' -deed Itc Th til 8 i U cknl
n v 3 fd?f d to. the flnt nJ most comnleto
B. Kempster, office or residence.
Persian Scarfs, Fringed,
B. A. McELWAlN,
AVatelies. Chicks, Silverware ami Jewell.
Special Attention given to Watch Repuiiiug.
CAKKUTII & SON.
Always curry a line etock of Diamonds, Wateli
ph. C'l cks. Jewelry, Silverware and Spectacles.
Drop in and inspect their Koods before iarclia
Jeweler. Walt ham Watches a Specialty. Main
Street, near Fourth.
CM. HOLMES & SON,
The Checkered Iirn. J.iveiy. Keed and Sale
stable ; parties conveyed to ail part of the cltv.
Carriages at all train. Corner Vine and vtfi.
Who esale and Retail Dealer in First
Keef. Pork. Mutton Veal. Lamb. ft
streef, Neville Block. Prices moderate.
J. 1IATT & CO..
Kill their own Cattle. Render their own Lard
and Cure heir own Baron. Maiu street.
EAT MARKET. "
F1CKLER & CO..
Eggs, Poultry Ac. We use o- ly the best erade
of native stock. Oysters and uanie j,, eeason.
MERCHANT TAILOR. "
, C K. SMITH,
Merchant Tailor, Main ftrcet. over Merees'
shoe store. Complete Mock of KHinplen. Kit
guaranteed. 1'iices defy competition.
U-L MRS. J. K. JOHNSON.
A Complete Line of the Latest Styles of Mil
linery and Trimmings : alo Children's and In
fants' Bonnets, to be closed out at cont
DhSTALRANT AVI) LITSCH ROOM.
tT , jA,COB II ENNCII.
MeaN and Lunches sei ved to order at an hour.
Also ysters iKars. Tobacco, Pop and Cider.
Opposite Riddle House.
O AM.'LE ROOM.
, JOHN BLAKE.
'ample Room and Billiard Hall. Choice Wines.
.Kiuora and Cigars. Billiard and l'ool Tables.
O AMPLE ROOM.
Jp , FRAIIM & KLIETCH.
Sample Room. Imported and Domestic W'nes
m,i ...,L.""- v"l,i"'' koous nan-
i"nr -K.il XV. i i imager
y . aim ium OIH.
vIM, THE AMERICAN EXCHANGE.
Mok CuiiuinKham. proprietor Choice w Ines
SAMPLE ROOM .
TH ft VI 1linpv a . .
v. ana vxm .... I . . . . - w
."l'i.?'VKr'Kl"r-. . manufacturers of
B.&, M. Time Table.
No. 1. 5 :io a. m.
No. 3. 7 :00p, m.
No. .1.-7 ZiO a, in.
No, 2.-4 :25 p. in.
No. 4. 1 :: a. in.
No. C. 7 :1 p. in.
No. 10.--9 :45 a. in.
No. 7.-7 :45 p.m.
No. 9. --6 :17 p. m.
NO. 11 fi :27 D. Ml.
dally .xcept Sunday" " Bt,,,r
xt13? ,s a tub to Pacific Junction at ft "Vui m
No. 19 is a stub from Pacific Junction at m.S.
R-B. Windham. .
Notary Public. Notary Public.
Attorneys - at - Xso.v7.
urnce over Bank of Cm County.
LATTSMOUTH, - . NEBRASKA
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1 in the city.
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