The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19??, September 01, 1888, Image 3

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XloMat fiomine of UonndleM Wealth
tond 2Iagvlflcmt Scenery Featl by
Ilospltabl Indian III Claim to tt
Country A Bml Indian and Family.
On tho morning of July 0 we left Douglas
City on tho favorite and fart sailing canoe
J I ink, dpt. Jim (both well anil favorably
known In Alaskan waters), for a prospecting
trip in Lynn canal. Aa tba day was fine and
the wiml fair, tbe sail through. Gabtineauz,
Htpbens' paHxago and Lynn canal was de
lightful, each one is dotted with little
Island:!, rising from the water's edge to a
height of a thousand feet or more, whilst tbe
mountains on the main land are thousands of
feet high, with ragged peaks not unlike tbe
teeth of ait old fashioned cross cut saw, tbe
spaces between tbe peaks being filled with
glaciers and the jx-aku themselves aro covered
with perjx-'tunl snow. As I am a cbee-cbaco
in tbe eountry (that's my chains call
me), everything appeared wild and pictur
esque, and as I burst out in exclamations of
admiration every once in a while at tbe
S'-enery, they would Bay, "Oh, shucks I that
ain't nothing; you had ought to see the
scenerv on tho Yukon."
2)r Urst night we camped on a creek about
ttu'i' miles from Juneau, where our native
told us there was some quartz. We stayed
aud examined it, but did not think enough of
it to locate it. The next day we arrived at
our native's illahee (as be called it), situated
at Lynn Canal, and distant about fojfty
miles from Juneau. It is a beautiful bay,
Ailed with many islands and teeming with
fish, from the mighty whale to the tiny her
ring, while th) woods aud mountains are full
of game the small and harmless ground hog
and tbe large and fierce brown bear.
Tbo Indian who accompanied us is a fine
specimen of his race, as be stands over six
feet in his bare feet, and weighs over 200
pound. He is a Mormon in proclivities, for
he has a number of wives, who appear well
satisfied with him as their lord aud master,
and I could see no sign of tbe green eyed
monster. He is a bear hunter by occupation,
an enthusiast in that line, and many were
the stories and bair breadth escapes be re
lated. I can well believe be is a good hunter,
as bis larder is well stocked with fish, flesh
and fowl; bis wives were brown, fat and
greasy; bis dogs, of which he had seven,
were all in splendid condition, and that is
more than can be said of most Indian dogs.
Ho told us the peculiarities of ench, and
nhowed us tho many wounds they h.i. re
ceived in the encounters with bruin. He
also showed us tho hole where he buried tho
bears' heads, and there must have been
twenty skulls iu it. I inquired of bini why
ho did so, and ho told me, "Bear all same In
dian; by and by be go to the happy rooting
As a host be is a prince, and right royally
he treated us to all kinds of game put up in
Indian style. We hod smoked porcupine put
. up in seal oil, and one of our crowd who pre
tends to bo an epicuro said it was delicious;
there wero seal's flippers cooked in grease,
which were not dissimilar to pig's feet;
baked ground bog stuffed with mussels,
ivljich gavo tho hog a fishy taste and im
proved the flavor of the mussels. His bear's
bead cheese was actually immense, and then
wero many more dishes too numerous to
mention. He showed many kinds of roots
and herbs good for food and medicine. He
also showed his canned halibut, hooks and all
of his dancing outfit. His headgear and
mask cost Lira ?50; it was wild and uncouth,
and was carved out of yellow cedar. It bad
a large nose like a parrot's beak, eyes made
of mother of pearl, a mouth which contained
- the teeth of the only si wash doctor on Noah's
ark, ears made from the hide of the ichthyo
saurus, bair made from the sea lion's whis
kers. His bunting knife had some unique
carving on the baudle that represented some
f Indian myth the bears were afraid of. As a
Is prospector, like many more following that
vocation, I do not consider him a success, as
we examined mauy places that he showed us,
Lut could seo nothing except whito and bar
ren quartz.
He had other places he wanted to show us,
and we would have gone with him, but one
of the jwirty hod an acute attack of iuflaui-
matory rheumatism. The native told us tho
extent of his territory, and said he expected
white men prosjiecting on his domain to pay
him fi.jO per day for bis knowledge and
services. He said tbe land and water be
longed to hi" ancestors from time immemo
rial, and he inquired if white men owning a
similar amount of land would allow every
body on it. His argument brought forcibly
to our mind the '"bloated bondholders" of
America and the land question that is now
agitating tho British empire, where lords,
dukes and earls are holding hundreds of
miles square that their ancestors acquired by
might, while he claims bis by right. The
only difference I see between them and this
Indian is that ho will be glad to see you hunt
or fish on his supposed eountry, while if you
caught a trout in their waters or shot a
pheasant in their woods yeu would get about
live years.
So we parted with feelings of regret, prom
ising to return if the Hoonah springs cured
"" our companion. We ran across two men
looking for fresh water. "Just think' of it!"
my chums exclaimed, "hunting for fresh
water in Alaska I They must be pilgrims
like yourself.'' The next camp we made was
on a large stream, where we found an Indian
and bis family on a barren point, exposed to
the elements from all points. He bad to
carry water nearly half a mile. We won
dered hy he built on such a bleak plaee
but be was not communicative, so we con
cluded be bad committed some depredation
on bis fellow Indians, and was continually
on tbe lookout, as a foe could not approach
him without being seen.
Tbe next day we traveled against a bead
' virul ml n. terrible rain, and after ret-
drenched to the skin we camped. It
J "would bo ycry pleasant prospecting in
Alaska were it not for tbe rain, head wind
and tides, thick brukti and mosquitoes, and a
M J-., n n n ? -w. Than
if I was looking through a tourist's eyes from
tbe" deck of an ocean steamer, how romantic
the majestic mountains and rivers, hundreds
of miles of pine clad shores, and every now
and then a vast glacier! Then in smooth,
narrow channels can be seen tbe mammoth
whale, forging his way along nearly as fast
ma the steamer, and every few feet can bo
Men the shining silvery sides of a beautiful
mlmon, disporting, or trying to escape from
same finny monster who is trying to catch
v tlxn for a meaL I saw a seal gobble one in
less than two seconds. To me tbe animals
on such a trip remind one of a great mo
nacerie. without having to pay at the door.
while the waters are a grand aquarium; and
take it altogether, ware it not for tbe stem
reality of beans and bacon, a prospecting
tour in Alaska is like visiting an ever chang
' iQS jpanorama. Juneau (Alaska) Mining
Co sidering how much easier it is to tell
the ti nth th&n it is to lie, we cannot help be
ing astonished at soma of the things we bear.
- t-tiotnerrills JvfuxaL
If Royal to Oanjrth ot Xtantal
Powers IixarcU and Practice.
8 perdition knows no bounds. Ever
since men began to be civilized there bar
been theorists who bave made a living and
some of then a very handsome living by
professing to impart some wonderful secret
which should increase the beauty or prolong
the youth or strengthen tbo memory of the
credulous disciple. All men and some
women hke to bo thought young and beauti
f ul ; and tho advantage of being able to say
at any moment when Queen Elizabeth died
and who stabbed Eglon, king of Moab, is
obvious to tbo meanest capacity. Teachers
of memory will always find occupation, but
those who think of employing them should
think twice. There were distinguished pro
fessors of the art in antiquity, Greeks for tho
most part, omniscient and shifty, and ready,
as Juvenal says, to undertake anything.
from rope dancing to scaling heaven, for a
consideration. Metrodorus, it is said by
I'Jiny, could repeat literally anything that
bo had once beard. Like astrology and
divination, mnemonics has just that sufllcieut
air of relation to reality which is sure to
mislead the unthinking and the uncritical;
and with tho revival of learning in tbe Four
teenth and Fifteenth centuries this fantastic
science came again into notice. It has never
quite lapsed into obscurity since that time.
It is to be Loped that not many readers can
recall, as part of their personal exjwrience,
the career of M. Oouraud, who created an
excitement in this country forty years ago
with bis system of "phreno-muemotechny,"
the idea of which was an application of tho
Arabic numerals. The syllables, se, te, ne,
me, re, le, she, ke, fe, pe, represented the nine
figures and the cipher, and by the combina
tion of these syllables tho mind was to lay
hold at once on any fact, or date, or passage,
and reproduce it without error.
Part of tbe charm in all these systems lies
In the abracadabra, the unintelligibility of a
formula which affects tho mind of the
neophyte with its cadence, just as the old
woman found that it did her good all over to
hear that "sweet word, Mesopotamia." Tbe
formula and tho readiness to believe in any
thing that promises to do away with the ob
durate law of hard work will account for
much ; but how does it happen that no one of
tbo thousands who have wasted substance
and time on tbeso hollow deceits bos left a
record of bis experience! That experience
has Leon, by tbe nature of tho case, uniform.
No man has ever yet been found w ho suc
ceeded in acquiring strength of memory by
any other process than continuul practice
and effort. Those who seem to improve by
following a system of mnemonics, improve
only because they then first seriously givo
tho memory work to do. The law for this is
tbe same as tho law for every power, mental
or physical, as well as for every organ: givo
it exercise and practice, and it improves and
gathers strength ; neglect it, aud the organ
or the power dies. Frank Leslie's
Marrying tUe House Servant.
Apropos of matrimony, a curious mania
ecms to havo broken out among tho scions
of our first families to marry tho servants of
tho house. There bave been half a dozen
coses during the lost twelve months of these
model examples of dudedom converting their
mothers' waiting maids into their mothers
daughters-in-law. Only a few weeks since
another case of this kind was reported. In
this instance tho fortunate brido was tbe
French maid of one of the best known
women in society in New Vork. The son, be
it said to his credit, although ho is a de
cidedly sappy young fellow, professes an
honest affection for bis wife, and has posi
tively refused to allow bis family to cast her
off. Between tho fear of public scandal and
tho acceptance of a daughter-in-law of such
humble station the family have not hesitated.
They havo accepted the situation with the
understanding that tho son and bis bride
shall travel about tho world for a year or
two, until the odor of her inferior condition
has blown away, when they may receive her
on sufferance.
As a rule these marriages do not end 6o
happily. The brido is generally Lought off
or forced it:to accepting a separation and
divorce. Indeed, there was quite a row
early last winter, occasioned by tho refusal
of a well known and opulent family of
Knickerbocker antecedents to jay a servant
girl, whom their son had married, the
amount promised her iu consideration of her
permitting bun to be divorced. The oddest
part about tbc3e curiqys matches is tbe ease
with which they are kept quiet. If the
daughter of the house runs away with the
coachman, tho papers will, to a moral cer
tainty, bo full of it; but I suppose a superior
interest attaches to the eccentricities of the
fair sex. It is such a common thing for a
dude to make a fool of himself that when be
does it no ono gives it any particular atten
tion. Cor. Pittsburg Bulletin.
A Hoy with Two Hearts.
The patient was again anesthetized. An
incision was made in the neck over the
tumor. Tho cartilaginous cyst was corru
gated slightly and resisted the knife strongly.
Tho surgeon had to proceed with the greatest
caution and be on the lookout for the slight
est puncture of the artery. An opening woa
finally made through the cartilage, and it
was extended for about three inches. The
hemorrhage was only ordinary.
Within this hard sac there was a 6 mall
body covered with a membrane. Dr. Wyetb
had never seen anything like it before. To
facilitate further cutting, as well as to find
out what the body was, a strong light was
reflected into the cavity. The surgeon
glanced within and turned away in dismay.
And well he might, for there iu full view
was a miniature heart beating with great
energy. The venous and arterial systems
wero perfectly developed, though on a small
scale, and as far as could be judged extended
through tho entire body independent entirely
of the heart in the chest. Dr. Wyeth did not
cut any further, though he would certainly
liked to bavo seen what effect the removal of
the auxiliary heart would have had on the
patient. A photograph was taken of the
heart with a detective camera before closing
tho wound.
In examining tbo cartilage it was discov
ered that the irregular formations of its sur
face was due to the existence of small ribs,
which nature bad thrown around the heart
for protection. The wound was sewed with
silk, and beyond a slight Inflammation has
not given any trouble. Tbe swelling in the
neck, of course, can never be reduced, bat
there is nothing to indicate that it will ever
provo detrimental to the boy's health. New
Vork Cor. Globe-Democrat.
Missionaries ta Biff Luck.
"My friends," shoutai a frenzied temper
ance orator, "Boston sent last year to Africa
j 1,000,000 gallons of rum accursed rum
: whila the missionaries on that dark and be
I nigbted continent can almost be counted on
! one's fingers."
I "How many bio gallons o rami" bio-
coughed an interested listener.
"One million gallons, sir."
"Gra-graciousl An' only few mission
aries?" -Yea, friend r
"Gra-graciousl Missionaries in bio big
tack." Time.
A VUlt to St. Mark's Church Drifting- la
Gondola Down tho Grand Canal A
Moonlight gcen Mosle, Dark Eyed
Maidens and Flowers.
I am soon down stairs for a simple break
fas of coffee, rolls and omelet, and out on
my way to tbe Piazza. As I pass over tho
Pome della Paglia, tbo gondoliers are clean
ing their boats and polishing the brass
mountings aud iron prows till they glisten in
the sun like refined gold and silver. In tbe
Piazza all is life, and yet that dreamy sort of
life make Venice so idyllic; the shopi are all
open, and tbe cafes serving to natives and
tourists tbe morning meaL The windows in
tho arcade flash out their brilliant setting of
Jowelry, gems, lovely Venetian glass, rare
curios and stuff from tbo east, like n price
less girdle around this matchless square of
Kan Marco.
Of course, my first duty aud pleasure, as it
is my noonday aud closing one, is to enter
St. Mark's church ; to wander about within
the aisles and arches ; to sit for an hour in
some secluded corner, and contemplate its
marvelous architecture of piers, of vaults, of
domes; its almost inconceivable riches of
alabaster, of marbles, of iorphyry, bronzes,
gold, silver, statuary aud mosaics; to drink
it all in, and nil the soul with calm and satis
fying delight, and to return again and again
and again day by day to the same feast.
more like a dream than a reality.
From the Piazetta at the Molo a gondola
takes mo along tbe grand canal to visit the
manufactories of mosaics, glass, furniture
and delightful Venetian iron work. Noon
time comes all too soon, and so leaving my
gondolier at the Rialto, with tho admonition
to bo at the Molo at 4 o'clock, I pass down
through tbe Merceria and make my way on
to the Piazza, stopping at ono of the little
shotw iu a side calle to get a horn of corn for
the pigeons; others are before me, for the
lell on tho Torre dell' Orologio has struck th
noon hour, aud around the square many art
engaged in the same charming occupation. 1
stop beside a young country woman within
one of the arches, who has a Ecore of these
beautiful birds on her person, one, two, three.
on top of each other, all pushing, pecking
and cooing for the bright, golden grain which
she holds in her dainty outstretched hands,
nnd tho happy smilo on her fair face attests
to tho pure enjoyment she is having.
A group of little ones, sitting on the pave
ment, around the base of one of the bronze
pedestals to the flagstaff's, with the birds all
about them, in their laps, on their hands, is
another pretty sight, till some one on the
other side of the piazza coos to the birds.
Tho pigeons simultaneously, from all direc
tions, rise and go swooping and swii-ring
down upon it en masse as it falls to the pave
After lunch, or dejeuner, visits to the
ducal palace, the churches and academia fills
up tho time till 3 p. m., when I return to St.
Mark's to listen to the chanting of tho choir.
And what a chorus it is. Never before have
I beard such sacred music; the strong, clear
voices of tho young mingle with tho deep
tremor of the aged fathers; the grandly
toned organ peals forth its stirring ac
companiment iu delightful harmony. I
rest upon the marble seat within the
shadow of tho south aisle, and tho musio
seems to come from far away; it swells up
among the arches and domes and comes
down in mellowed aud subdued reflections,
and dies away iu a gentle and lingering echo
which seems to love and caress the very air
it pulsates.
Leaving St. Mark's, I find my gondolier
punctual at tho appointed time, aud we start
out for our daily drift up the Grand canal as
far as the station and back again, which oc
cupies two hours, or till dinner time. I call
it drifting, for that comes nearest to express
ing the silent, utmost motionless gliding of
this most fascinating of conveyances. The
gondolier uses his oar, it is true, but the ac
tion is so graceful, the exertion apparently
so easy, the progress so dreamy and slow
tnat it ewms to bo simply drifting, as if car
ried along by some unseen current. Never
beforo have I known what loafing, par ex
cellence, ideal rest from all physical and
mental activity meant; the cushions are
soft us down, my gondolier a most entertain
ing fellow, my cigarette tbe finest Alexan
dria, the afternoon simply perfect, the Grand
canal a wonderland, all quiet and still, with
not a sound save the distant warning cry of
some gondolier at the entrance of a side
canal; and as I lie back and throw asido my
hat and let the refreshing breeze play
through my hair, I am content.
Dinner being over, I once more direct my
steps to the Piazza. The lamps are all aglow,
and, if possible, tbe square is more enchant
ing by night than by day. Standing just to
tho right of tbe archway opening to the
Merceria, one gets the finest view of the
scene, tnomoonls midway up the eastern
sky, just above St. Mark's, her mellow light
dimming the lamps of the Piazza; the majes
tic Campanile is outlined in sharp silhouette,
its angel crowned spire seeming to reach up
and lose itself amid the shining stars; it
casts a full dark shadow the full length of
the Piazza in strong contrast to the white
ness of the moon lit pavement.
The shops are all ablaze; diamonds, sap
phires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, corals, gold
and Genoese work flash back the fire from a
thousand lights. The Arcade is full of surg
ing humanity; the tables at the entrances to
the cafes and out on the pavement are sur
rounded by almost every nationality, sipping
coffee and granita. The band stationed in
the center of the square gives to the sceno
the added charm of fine music. Dark eyed
Venetian maidens smile at one through a
mazo of soft black lace, mysteriously wound
about their heads, half concealing, half re
vealing their beautiful " faces. Flower girls
laden with baskets or trays of exotics find
ready sales, for the custom is universal; aud
Rosa, the fairest of them all, so deftly and
coquettishly fixes a boutonniero in your
lapel that oue hasn't the heart to refuse the
few sous anyway.
What a scene I One never to be forgotten,
and as I write, tbe memory of it makes the
time seem a thousand years till I am fortu
nate enough to be onco more in Venice.
Well might Jacopo Foscari beg of bis im
placable judges to allow him to return to die
in Venice! Cor. Boston Transcript.
Ice Bills of tbe Arctics.
Advices from tbe fishing village of Kersch-
karanza, in tbe Kola Peninsula, on tbe
White sea, describe a wonderful phenomenon
new in Arctic annals, which took place on
Jon. 5 lost. At 4 o'clock in the morning
the inhabitants were awakened by a series of
heavy, dull detonations like distant artillery.
Shortly afterward a great ice wall to tbe
northwest, several hundred feet high, was
seen to be moving toward tbe village, doubt
less in consequence of tbe pressure of ocean
ice outside. Tbe ice hills came slowly but
irresistibly onward and passed over the
village, which they completely erased, and
kept onward for a mile inland. The ice
traveled a mile and a half in four hours.
The villagers saved their lives, but little
else.Homa Journal.
C altar of thecco Tre Gathering tb
Mda for Mark.
It is worth a )lttle delay here to study what
is fast becoming what will in the near future
be the chief industry of tbe colony. Wiser
than our Barbadian friends and more fortu
nate in territory, estate owners of Trinidad
are turning their attention from cultivation
of sugar, which is growing less profitable, to
that of cocao, whose future is a certainty.
Liko coffee, the cocao must be shaded from
tbe sun; like ib, it is guarded by another tree
that is culled the "bois immortelle." As wo
soo it in Maraval valley and as it is every
where, the cacao is a tree of from ten to
twenty feat high, with rough, yellowish
brown bark, large lanceolate leaves, and a
dozen nuts the size and shae of young niutk
melons, growing directly from the trunk or
turgor limbs to which they are attached by a
short pedicle. In color green while imma
ture, they change to a chrome yellow or ma
genta red when rie or to a mixture of both
that is artistic.
'When picking time comes they are cut
from the tree, gathered into boas and split
open, tho latter operation revealing the seeds
or cacao arranged in layers of disks like eoj
per pennies from end to end, and covered
with a white gelatinous substance. This is
gotten rid of by fermentation by rotting it
off in closed boxes; a process that needs con
stant caution, as it will destroy tho kernels
if carried too far.
Tbe latter are dried in the suu, assorted
and packed, when they aro ready for
market, Cacao trees begin to bear at about
six years of age, and continue for fifty,
during all of which time they need but tho
simplest coro, and yield constantly. There
fore a cacao estate is an excellent thlii" to
have iu the family, i-u. i..u vuiiuys oo
neath whose thade and in whose well mat
ured soil the tree flourishes best, are limited
in extent, and there is but a comparatively
small amount of goveriunent laud left upon
which to found new plantations. About the
only way to acquire one now is to watch
chances carefully and purchase either a lurgo
one that soma vicissitude of fortune has
thrown into tho auction market, or pick up
a number of small ones lying contiguous and
join them into one. Ten years ago, estates
could occasionally be purchased at a bargain,
and the regular price was $1 a tree. Now it
is only by chance that a decent one is offered,
and tho price is from S3 to $5 a tree. Even
at this last figure a cocao estate is no mean
investment, as it requires no fertilization
and is expected to yield SI a tree per annum.
Dr. William F. Hutchinson in American
I.ucy Lari'oni'ii Teaching Days.
"What was the most remarkable thing
that happened iu tho log school J"
"I am afraid you will scarcely believe it,"
she answered, with a merry shake of her
head. It was tho flight of a girl up the
chimney. I had made her sit on the empty
fireplace as a punishment, and to put her so
far away from the other children that she
could not make them partners in her un
timely frolics. She sat demure and thy at
first. But there was a magnificent imp spirit
iu her. It snapped in her black eyes, and
rippled in faint twitches at tho ends of her
red mouth. She gradually drew herself
nearer tho open fluo, and leforo I could catch
my breath sho had seized some jutting bits
of timber, lifted herself up, and a pair of fly
ing heels disappearing through the chimney
holo was tho last we saw of her that day."
"Did you make her come back the same
way, a la MephistoT' inquired Mrs. Sher
man. "On, no. We wero glad to get her back
any way wo could. Wo could not spare a
girl of such possibilities."
"Had you any difficulty with the boys
the big fellows?"
Miss Larcom's face clouded. "Not serious
trouble. I yes, it is too bad to have to own
it made them go nnd get the rods that
helped teach them. I had to make one strap
ping rail splitter acknowledge that I was his
master, and he was a good friend ever after
'I suppose you underwent a severe exaroi-
"I had to raise my right hand and swear
that I was able to teach the three H's aud a
good many other things. There was an ex
amination also, but tho swearing went a long
way. It did not amount to much, however,
in getting the salary promptly. It was nec
essary to go to another county to get it. Tho
amount was 4-10 for three months." Chicago
Are Athletes Good Students?
Much prejudice is often manifested against
intercollegiate contests, as it is claimed that
they are detrimental to good scholarship. In
order to discover tho real state of the case,
a thorough examination was recently made
at Cornell university of tho records of all the
men who had engaged in intercollegiate
contests since the opening of the institution.
Tho result showed that the average scholar
ship for tho year of each man who had rowed
on the crews was 70 per cent., that of the
ball plavers 73, and that of the track ath
letes 70, a standing of 70 per cent, being nec
essary for graduation. Fifty-four per cent
of all these men graduated, which is 7
per cent, above the university rate of gradu
ation The baseball and track athletes grad
uated 31 per cent of then number, with
an honorable standing (80 per cent), which
is about in the same proportion as the .uni
versity rate. Very few of the crew men,
however, graduated with honors.
Iu physical development tho reverse order
was found to hold, the crew men coming
first, the baseball players next and tho track
athletes last. The total average was consid
erably above that of tbe university. The re
sults would seem to show that intercollegiate
contests, whea kept within reasonable limits,
do not interfere with the general scholarship
of educational institutions, and this is the at
titude which the presidents of Cornell havo
always held toward tbe subject New York
A Queen of the Congo.
Dr. Wolf says that while he was ascending
tho great Sankuru affluent of the Congo a
number of the wild Bassongo-Mino, who had
never before seen a white man, suddenly
popped up out of the bushes ono day, and
aimed their arrows at tbe visitors as their
steamer was approaching tho shore only
about a rod away. He says he has no doubt
that the next instant a volley of arrows
would bave poured into the little crowd on
deck bad not a woman in the dress of a
native queen suddenly leaped . among the
throng of savages, struck to tbe ground tho
bow of one man who was just ready to let
bis missile fly, and in a tone of authority
bade the rest of the crowd to unbend their
weapons and also their warlike front. The
brief command and cautionary gesture of
this picturesque female had a magical effect
upon her warrior subjects, who relaxed their
bows and grinned sheepishly at the pale
faces, who were nervously beginning to
finger their revolvers. Boston Transcript
To Be Expected.
A Connecticut firm is making ink oat of
green apples. We suppose, of course, it will
make a man's writing look cramped. Yonk
ers Statesman.
:ioe Staple and
Waiiovs. Lemons, Riuans unci all varieties of fresh ami
. Caiinul Fruits eonstantlv on liaml.
2Xaizi Stroot
Jonathan Hatt.
jrOMTEASf MAff 6& (COP.,
li B&fcfefHSSa?
Sugar Cured Meats. Kams. Bacon, Lard, &c, &c
ot our own make. Tlie best bnmds of OYSTERS, in cans and bulk, at
Watches ! Watches !
Has moved and is now in the Slicrwooct
room, Cor. 5th and Main Sts., where
lie is better able to bliow his
Large Stock of Watches,
Than ever before, and will as an induce
ment sell you Watches way down. Call
and get the Special Pi ices in Gold Watch
es; it w ill surprise you. A Full Line of
the best styles ot Jewelry and Silverware.
Repairing will be given Special Atten
tion. All woik warranted to give satis
faction. -
Dr. K. C. West's Nerve and I'.rnin Treatment
a Kunrantee specific fer Ilvsttiia Dizziness.
Convulsions. Ki!. Nervous Neuraljria, Jlead
aclie. Xervwiw I'rost ration eausea by tlieue
of iileolsol or tobacco. Wakefulness. Menial De-piet-ion,
Koftenii:r of the Krain ret-ultiej? in in
sanity and leadir.K t misery, decay nnd 'Jeatli,
resnalure o'd Ajre. rarretness, .Loss if l'cw
er in either sex. Involuntary I.osKes and Sper-mat-
riiio?a caused hy over-exertion of ihe
brain, selfabuse or over-indnl'enee. Kacli box
contains one's treatment, SI tso a btx
orsix boxes for 5.(io, scut Ly mail pifiaidor
receipt of price
To cure any case. With each order received
by us for six boes, acconipaued witn .r oo.
we will send the purchaser our written niaraV
tee to teturn the money if the ti atn.i i,t does
not efieet si cure. Guarantees issued enly by
Will J. Warrick sole ;igent, Mattsmoi'lli. Neb.
"mTJvTTI j
m r y
Ho 9 Yt
fflSl f O q C2
2 hjf- ''wis
0 S M I M s
U I m s I
Fancy Groceries
for all UimU of-
Z?2 o.ttsm.o'uth..
U Q si U K la. U W E&S!
322Z1&I-Jr J72 2MI"!Z" WOKEZ
Gr. 33. 1EII PSTER,
Practical Pisnj aM Organ Inner
AND liKIM I HI-1:.
First-class '.vork guaranteed. Also deal
er in Pianos and Organs. Ofiiee at lioeck'w
furniture store, 1'lattsinoutli, Nebraska.
Rev. J. W. Simmons, D- D.
! Tliis Look is one that every loval jer-
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foremost colored men of the United
States. It gives their biographies, and
has over 100 fine steel engravings.
, Agent for Cass County.
C. F. SM IT H,
The Boss Tailor.
Main St., Over Merges' Shoe Store.
lias the best and ijios-t complete stock
of samples, both foreign and domestic
woolens that ever came west of Missouri
river. Note these prices: I'usiness fuits
from $ltf to dress Miits, $25 to $45,
pants $4. $0, .G.o0 and upwards.
tSPWill guaranteed a fit.
Prices Defy Competition.
Win. Hcrold & Son
Ery Gooas. Notions Ecots and Sliocs
or Ladies and Gents
He keeps as large and ns well
A can be found any place in the city and make
you priees that defy competition.
Agents for
Harper's Bazar Pattern, and Ban's Corset?