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TflE DAILY IIEItALD : PLil flSaouTn, MU5KASKA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 0. 183.
A lark flew up from 1 he. dew kissed mead,
Ouo rosy morn in ttio budding KprliiK,
Its notes wero clear mx u ;ic(u1'm l ioj,'.
And Bwcct as thu tones of Hermes reed.
A upward tho Hturdy Korifster HoarcJ,
A bullet hjm-1 thron'ii its l.ravo youiijr breast
Ir t hold lliat tho hunter"8 shot In 11 'V.t J
It never moro tho lieiliU explored.
Amhiti.m rpriiug In a fresh young tnlnil,
One. huppy ilrsy lu t he Kpriutf of life.
Its aim ni true as fal -o l:i strife.
And worthy of pruiso from ull mankind.
As on tnlent's win;; this mental bird
Sublimely nsceii.leJ the heihm of Tame,
A 1 i.s;.-red lio brought ki.litig chame
Will lienvca forylvH tho accursed word?
Arthur C. Ciri.-Boui iu The Journaluit.
A IiliAVK WOMAN.
In tlio autumn of 1ST7 a portion of tho
Capo Colony known us Uulcknlaud had
1k'u In considerable ferment, and tho
iirts, ufter smoldering for some time, had
Lrokcti out in tha Humes of rebellion and
war. Tlio fierce tri!e who inhabited thin
country from tho first conquest by tho
Enrlibh iu IHSA bore tho yoke of thralldom
with no crood trraco, and had on nioro
than one occasion sitiro that timo broken
out In revolt against their conquerors,
and as many petty breaches of disciplino
and good behavior had gono unpunished,
had at length thrown down tho gauntlet
to England and commenced hostilities by
a Ftidden ami violent attack upon her
native allies, tho Fingres, an adjoin
ing tribe. A call to arms was made by
the colonial authorities, aud as pooii as
forces could be organized they were sent
with all haste to the front to chock these
savages in their career of rapine and
11 under. It is during the time that passed
between the breaking out of the wur and
tho arrival of troops to the rescue of the
scattered white population in this rebel
lious district that the following episode
Situated about fifteen miles from Ibeka,
a small native village and in the Idutche
reserve, was a lonely mission station,
comprising a small chapel, a house and a
few native huts. Hero it was that a
member of the Church of England Mis
sionary society carried on his Tabors and
Roi'ht to turn theso savages from their
ways of darkness to those of light. The
family besides the minister consisted of
his wife and three small children, the
eldest a girl aged 12 and two boys, aged
respectively 10 and 7. besides which were
two native female servants.
At the time of the attack by the Kaffirs
tipon the Fingres the missionary Mas
away from home attending to his religious
duties at a neighboring village. The first
news of tho rising that reached his wife
was of a dreadful massacre that had
taken place by the Kaffirs near Ibeka, in
which the proprietor of a 6toro and his
family haa been murdered by a band of
these bloodthirsty warriors after a stub
born resistance, and the storo looted and
burnt. Tlio poor woman was for tho mo
laent paralyzed with fear as to what would
be the fate of her husband, far from home
and unarmed, and in tho midst of theco
relentless foes, and also what would be
tho fato for herself and her children if an
attack was mado upon them. The first
night was passed in anxious watching and
W waiting and hoping against hope that her
husband might return, though she knew
that unless warning had reached him lu
timo he must bo ere now surrounded.
Tlio morning dawned without any event
tt irujor; at ice having occurred, and the day
wore :i and no sign of either friend or
fiiemy was seen. Another night passed
a-ni .viotlier dawn broke, and with it camo
tc-j-riMe news. A friendly native who had
be:-u f raveling on during the night re
pr: -d to oue of the servants that the
lien "s at Qui nt ana had cruelly butchered
thi. missionary is a drunken frenzy, turn
- ing a deaf ear to his entreaties to cpare
him who (had done them no harm, and
that ho had died after enduring terrible
torture, asking pardon for his murderers.
The shock was terrible to tLe afllicted
wife, but tho instinct of the mother
arose within her for the preservation of
her children. She assumed command of
tho little garrison aud set herself about
victualing it to withstand a siege if neces
sary. Everything was brought In frora
the chapel and stored in the house, tho
windows and doors were barricaded with
bags of mealies (corn), and anything
that came to hand that would serve to
turn a spear or stop a bullet. A plentiful
supply of water was brought in from tho
6 1 ream, and lastly all the available arms
of tho quondam fortress were turned out.
loaded and put In readiness at some small
l'Htpholes that had been left for the pur
pose. A friendly native went out to recon
jioiter, and about 10 o'clock returned with
the startling information that a band of
about fifty men, on foot and on horse
back, were making their way across the
.plain in the direction of the station, and
were then about three miles distant, com
ing on at a leisurely pace, but f ully armed.
Tho doors were instantly fastened and
. barricaded and every corner of the house
was inspected by its brave commander,
who determined to sell herself and her
little ones as dearly as possible. She
strove to rally the courage of her little
force bv p raver and a recollection that
they were lu God's hands, but the servant!
were almost beside themselves and
moaned and wept at their Impending
danger. A little hero arose In the eldest
boy, who said: "You and Tombi shoot,
in a a in a. and I and Harry will load the
guns." Nearly an hour passed in thia
dreadful suspense. The approaching
party came leisurely on and headed toward
a point a quarter of a mile to tho left of
the house, where they paused, and hope
began to assert itself that after all they
might pass and leave them unharmed.
Cut it soon became evident that the re
sult of this short halt only meant a
council of war as to the plans to be pur
sued in attacking the house, their
eagle eyes having taken in the fact that
it Lad been put into a stago of siege and
that the inmates were determined to show
fight. About a dozen of the horsemen
galloped forward, and pulling up their
horses a hundred yards from the house,
one of their number rodo forward a few
paces and sending out his strong voice, he
uttered in the peculiar rolling, mellifluous
language of the KaCir a summons upon
the grj-risou to surrender, promising that
their lives should be" spared. . There was
cot an inmate of that household th.it did
not know bow littlq .tho word of a Kaffir
could he relied upon, and the reply that
was sent forth to tLls demand was that
the baird rhoT-Ji move on about their busi
oei: t: d leive their masters, the English, i
to theirs. A derisive laugh from the sav
age iillj-.ved this, and he yelled out a
bl-o.l .:'rrling answer that his band
won! t h ar the hearts ont cf the inmates,
as t j ".-d from the fisher- They then
-. " rtii-i tv7"t, cn r
within flcventy yards, when they stopped
nnu commenced u wild firing
fort, the b:tlls from their rille.
upon tho bide: and roof, but
upon th a
Tho brave lady, with her one compan
ion iu arms and nurrounded by tho two
boys, who each grasped a cartridge, Kent
a reply in tho fchupo of a volley from their
rifles which took efTect upon one of tho
enemy. A fusilado was kept up on both,
hides for (;or.;o minutes, the gallant little,
baud inside being untouched, but several
of tho besiegers had been wounded and
their fury was raised to a frenzy as they
wero met by a gulling fire, try what qunr
ter of the building they would. Again
they retired to consult, and as a result
mounted thoir horses and, followed by the
footmen, rodo away. The brave woman,
ulmost exhausted by tho great r'l.vsical
strain that had been put upon her, found
vent in a Hood of tears as she threw her
self into tho arms of her boys aud. grasp
ing tho hand of their brave ally, they
sank upon tho ground and gave thanks
for their preservation. But they knew
tho craftiness and hate of the savago too
well not to bo awaro that the worst was
not yet over and that tho band would re
turn, perhaps with reinforcements, aud
That day passed in, anxiety, hut no
enemy appeared and night fell, and still
there was no sign of their foes. The faith
ful Fingre urged them to rest while ho
watched, and thus the night passed until
the first blush of dawn showed itself hi
tho east, when the watcher awakened his
mibtress and quietly told her to prepare
for another onslaught. His eyes had not
mistaken the indistinct figures that ho
caught a glimpse of hi the darkness, for
hardly had the besieged reached their
posts when they were assailed with a
heavy fire of bullets, and iu the uncer
tain light they saw a large number of the
relentless KaiErs making a rush towards
them. Their rifles cracked time and time
again as they emptied the contents at the
advancing savages, now scarcely twenty
yards distant, but these did not waver,
they hurled themselves against the bar
ricades, which they endeavored to beat
down, and some, having lit torches, threw
them upon the thatched roof of the build
ing, setting it on fire and adding another
terrible phase to their already desperate
condition. Tho poor mother was now al
most driven to despair; the new danger
threatened destruction. But again the he
roic boy came to the rescue. Bidding his
sister take his place at the cartridge box
ho moved towards tho kitchen of the
building, which was in the rear, and, peep
ing through the loop hole, reconnoitered.
The enemy had retired, waiting for the
fire to do the work for them, and the lad.
haviug assured himself that no one was
lurking around, crept out with a pail of
water and, groping his way towards where
tho nearest torch had been thrown,
emptied the contents upon it and re
turned. . Twice he did this, and was
emerging a third time, when he was
grasped by tho throat by a huge Kaffir,
who dragged him away towards the at
Tlio appearance of the KafDr with his
captive was tlio signal for a wild yell and
with tho trembling boy intheir midst they
dashed onco more towards t he house. The
horror of tho now frautic mother was ter
rible, as in the fast approaching daylight
she recognized her boy In tho hands of
theso monsters. Moreover, sho dared
not shoot for fear of wounding her
son, who called out to his
mother "to shoot and not to mind
him." The Kaffirs, brandishing their
assegais around the boy, swore that if the
besieged did not surrender ho should
bo butchered in front of his mother's eyes
and ono already pressed tho point, of his
spear against tho boy's chest. The grief
of the woman was heartrending, and it
was with difficulty that she could be dis
suaded from rushing forth towards her
son, but her agony was short lived. Even
as sho wavered there aroso upon the
morning air a clattering of hoofs, aud,
beforo the savages could recover from
their surprise, with a hearty cheer and
sabers raised aloft, theie dashed into
their midst a party of Cape Mounted
Rifles. It was a caso of "sauve que
peut," and the enemy broke aud fled.
A bfoody war followed, in which many
deeds of valor were done, but none that
outshone the defense of the bravo woman
at the Idutche. Fred (J. Browning in
Injurious Effects of Jfoise.
A writer in The Popular Science
Monthly asserts that noiso is one of the
most injurious Influences of city life. It
may not be sufficiently loud to attract the
attention of those accustomed to it, hut,
if continuous, it acts as inevitably upon
tho nervous system as water in dropping
upon a stone. Experiments made upon
animals show that when they have been
subjected, for a number of hours, to the
vibration of a tuning fork, their nerve
centers became irritated, as" certainly as
muscular fibers would be affected by an
acid or an electric shock.
The injurious effect of ordinary noises
has been recognized by the authorities of
European cities, and, in some cases, tho
nuisance has been suppressed. Heavily
laden carts are not admitted to certain
streets of Berlin, and in others they are
only allowed to pass on condition that the
horses walk. The street cars of Munich
have no bells, and those of us who live in
places where these bells are not used on
Sunday can testify to the relief attend
ant oa the consequent "peace and quiet."
The amount of the matter seems to be
that the city dweller must regard noise
as one of the necessary evils of his condi
tionone to be borne philosophically, and
requiring a large stocic of grace and pa
tience. Happy, Indeed, are they who,
through the long hot months, are only
disturbed in their morning slumbers by
the song of the birds or the crowing of
cocks. Youth's Companion.
The Swells of Virnna.
The Bwelldom of Vienna is a difficult
thing to define, but the spectacular and
prominent men seem altogether devoted
to riding and driving. 1 ney have a won
derful breed of email, clean limbed and
handsome horses, most of which come
fro si Hungary, and they are remarkably
Cory and intelligent. Most of the
toffs Li Vienna drive from two to
six of them out to the races every
Cay through the park usually to
a curious little break that i3 part mull
cart, part phaeton and part bugy. Tho
dark eyed and beautiful women of Vienna
f ?cm especially taken by these remark
able traps. The men always hold mili
tary rank and are very correct, square
shouldered, small of waist and natty in
vloso fitting uniforms. They wear white
kid gloves, and send their fiery little
teams along through the park at a clip
ping rate, blowing a kiss now and then
or waving a f -t g -iL?ntly at the lines
w -V .
The republicans of the United States, assem
bled Ity I heir leliates in national convention,
paiir-e on the thierhold of their proceedings to
honor t!ie memory of their llrst great leader
mid linn ortal cl amplon o( liberty and the
rights ol the people, Abraham I inroln, wnd to
cover mIso with wreaths f imperishable re
ineiiibianee and giaiilmle the hemic names of
our later leader who have been in -re recently
c.illeil away from oiireoiiiie'le, tlrant, Cai'lh-ld,
V 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . I.ouan mid t'onklin. May I heir mciu-Kii'-s
be taitiifuhy eheii.vlu-d. VA e also re'all
with our greeting and raver for hi recoveiy
t he name of one of our livimr hero- s whose
no mi. i v will be treM-ui ed in the history both
of lepuhlieanx ai 'J ol the republic. 1 he name
is thai of t In noble col iier a:id favorite child
ol vn lory, I hiiip 11. Miei idau.
In the !-pii it of I hose great h ai!er and of our
ib' vol ion I nil in an bbei 1 v , and wit li that bos
tilit y to ad foi n, s of dcspotiMu ai d oppression
which is the f iindainc ntal idea of the republi
can party, we fend liate'lial coie;ratulations
to our fellow Americi'tis oi I'.ia.il upon their
in eat act of emancl p.it ion .which completed
the abolition of slavery throuhi.ut the two
American continents. We earnestly hope wo
tnav foon eoiiiatuLite our fellow citizen of
Iri-'h bit ' li upon I he peaceful lecovety of home
rule for i i. lai.il.
wk i i'iic.i ': l Nswr.nvi v: i.-:vtion
fo t he i.aiona! const itutioii and to Hie tii.i i
sol ible union of state to the au'oonuiy it
served to the states under the conMitiltioh. to
the personal rights ami liberties ot citizehx in
all Mates and territories the union and cm-
pecialh' to the .siipieiae and sovereign right of
every citizen, i it-ii or poor, native or foreign
born, white or black, to east one free ballot in
I he public elections anil to have that ballot
duly counted. We hold a free and honest pop
ular ballot and tut and equal representation
of all people to be the foundation of our re
publican govel nineiiT aud demand effective
legislation to ctciue the integrity and purity
of election which are Hie fountains ot all ui
lie authority. We charge that the present ad
ministration a::d the. democratic majority in
congress owe their existence tothe -u;i re-Men
of t tie ballot by the criminal nullilieat rn of ?he
coiistittn ion and laws of the L'niled Mates,
We are iiiieromproniisingly in favor of the
American system of protection. V e protest
against the destruction proposed by the prei
dent and his party. Theyeei ve the interests
of Km ore
WK Wll.l. sri'I'OItT INTKItRSTSOK AMKMCA.
We accent the Issue, and confidently appeal to
the people for their judgment. The piotoetive
system must be maintained. Its abandonment
has at way ben followed by general dishi-ter
to all interests except those of the uuMirer
We denounce the Mills' bill as destructive to
general busmens, labor, and the farming inter
ests of the country, and .e heartily endorse
the consistent and patriotic action of the re
publican reprrsentat ives lu congress in oppos
ing its passage. We condemn the proposition
of the democratic party to place wool on the
free list aud iusls' that the duties thereon
shal be adjusted and maintained so as to fur
nish full and adequate protection to that ia-du-try.
The republican party would effect all needed
reduction of the national revenue by repealing
the taxes on tobacco, which are an arrogance
ami burden to agriculture, and the tax upon
spirits used iu the arts and for mechanical pur
poses, and by hiielt revision of the tariff laws as
will tend to check imports ot such articles as
are produced by our people, the production of
winch gives employment to our labor, and re
lease from import duties these ai tides of for
eign production, except luxuries, the like of
which cannot ht produced at home, there i-hall
still remain a larger revenue than is requisite
for the wants of government, of internal taxes
rather than surrender any part of our i rotec
tive system at the joint behest of the whisky
ring and agents of foreign manufacturers.
AGAINST PAUfElt ANI LA BOB TKUSMS.
We declare hostility to the introduction into
this country of foreign contract labor and of
Chinese labor alien to our civilization aud our
constitution, and we demand the rigid enforce
ment of existing laws against it and favor such
immediate legislation as will exclude such la
bor from our shores.
We declare our opposition to all combina
tions of capital organized in trusts or other
wise to control arbitrarily the condition of
trade among our citizens and we recommend
to co-tvgress and the state legislatures in tneir
respective jurisdictions sucli legislation as will
prevent me execution oi an scneiues io oppress
he pec pie by undue charges ou t heir supplies
orbyunju-t rates for the transportation of
their prouucisio inarKet.
we approve legislation by congress to pre
vent aiiKe unjust ouruens anu uniair u.scruu-
iiiatioii bet weon states.
I'! HLTC! LAND LEGISLATION-.
W e re.-' Hum the policy of appropTnting. the
public hinds of the Chlted States to be home
steads for American citizens and settlers not
aliens, w hici the republican party established
iu siga'nst the persiste.it opposition of
the democrats in congress, which has brought
our great western domain into magnificent de
velopenievt. '1 lie restoration of unearned land
grants to the public doui iiu for the uso of ac
tual settlers, which was begun under the ad
ministration of f'rcs'dent Arthur should be
continued. We d ny that the democratic party
has ever restorer) one aci to uie people, but
declare that by the joint action of republicans
and democrats about fifty million acres of un
earned lauds, originally granted for the con
si ruction of railroads, have been restored to
the public domain in pursuance of conditions
inserted by the republican party in the oiigin
al jrrauts. We charge t e democratic adminis
tration viih li'.iitire to execute laws securing to
settlers title to then homesteads and wilii us
ing appropriations made for that purpose to
harrass h noeent settlers with spies mid prose
cutions under the false lii'ciense of exposing
frauds aud vindicating the law.
ADMISSION OF TEKU1TORIKS,
The government by congress of the territor
ies is based upon necessity only to the end that
they may heeome states in the union ; there
fore, whenever the conditions of population,
material resources, p'.blie intelligence and
morality are such as to Insure stable local gov
ernmebt therein t lie people of such territories
should he permitted, a right inherent in them,
to form for themselves constitutions and state
governments and be ad-nitted into the union,
fending preparatl in for statehood all oflicers
thereof should be selected from bona fide
residents and citizens of the territory wherein
they are to serve. South Dakota should of
right be immediately admitted as a state h:
the union under the constitution framed, and
adopted by her people and we heartily en
dorse 1 be action of the republican senate in
twice passing bills for her admission. 1 he re
fusal of the" democratic houe of representa
tives, jor partisan purpwses, to favorably con
sider these bills is a willful violation of the
sacred American principle of local self-government,
and merits the condemnation of all just
men. 'the pending bills in the senate for acts
to enable the oeople of Washington, North
Dakota and Montanna territories to form con
stitutions and establish state goveninie..ts
should be passed without unnecessary delav.
The republican party pledges inself to do all in
its power to facilitate the admission of the ter
ritories of New Mexico. Wyoming. Idaho aud
Arizona to the enjoyment of self-government
as states. Such of them as are now qualified
as soon as possible. and others as soon as they
nay become no.
THE MORM03 QUFSTIOV.
The political power of the Mormon courch in
the tenitories as exercised lu the past is a
menance to free institutions too dangerous to
be lonp suffered. TSerefore we pledge the re
publican party to appropriate legislation,
asserting the sovereignty of the nation in all
the territoiies where the sttiie is questioned,
and in furtherance of that end to place
upon the statute book legislation stringent
enough to divorce political from ecclesiastical
power, aud thus stamp out the attendant
wickedness of polygamy.
'J lie republican party la lu favor of the use
of both gold and silver as money, and con
demns the policy of the democratic adminis
tration in its efforts to demonetize silver.
We demand the reduction of letter postage
to 1 cnt per ounce.
In a republic like ours, where the citizens Is
the soveitign ?cd the official the servant,
where no power is exercised except by the wi.l
of the people. It Is im;ortaut that the sover
eign r-eople should possess intelligence. The
free school is the promoter of that intelligence
which is to preserve ns a free nation. There
fore, the state or nation, or both conbined.
should support free Institutions of learning
sufticlent to xfford to eyery child grow ing up
in the land the oppottuuity of a good coinmou
OUR ERCHAST MAKINE,
We earnestly recommend that prompt action
be taken c.npie.ss iu the e actnient of such
legislation as will best secure the relmbili a
tion of cur American merchant marine, and
we protest against the passage by congress cf
a free shin bill as calculated to work injtutice
to labor by lessening the wages of those en
gaged in preparing materials as well as those
directly emploved in our shipyards. e de
mand appropriation for the erly rebuildini;
of our navy. fer tho conctruetion of c-'Rfct.
fortifications and modern ordinance and othr
approved modern mea-s of defense tor the
protection of our defenseless harbors and
cities, for the payment of just pei shms to our
soldiers, for nocessarv w rks of national rn
portane iu the improvement of the harbors
and channels of Internal, coastwtser and
re gn commeeff. for th encouragement f
the shionine Interests of tt A'laut'-C. Glf
r ..- -. . . - -
new and direct
markets for our products and cheap-n the cost
of transportation . We affirm tills to be far
better for our country than tne democratic
policy of loaning the government's money
without interest to "pel nanKs.
The conduct of foreign affairs by the pteent
ailiniiilstiaf ion has beeu dlt Ingulshed ny inef
licieicy ai.d cowardice. Having withdrawn
from the senate all pending tiea'les effected
by republican admlnistratloi s for the removal
of foieigu buideiis and restrictions upon our
couiineice and for its extension int.j a better
n aihet U has neither affected nor proposed
any others In their stead. Professing adher
ence to the Monroe doctrine, it has seen with
bile complacency the extension of foieigu lu
lluence iu Central America and of foreign t raile
ever where among our neighbors, ft has re
fused to charter, sanction or encourage any
American organiz) t ion for constructing the
Nicaragua canal, a work of vtal importance to
the maintenance of the Monroe dot-trine and
of tur national influence iu Central arol South
America, and nceessHiy fur (he development
of (rude with our fuel lie territory, with Sou'h
A merica, and with the further coasts of the
KISI1KHIKS lUKS'l HIS.
We arraign the present democratic admi'iU
t ration for its weak ind unpaii ioi Ic treatment
of the llsheiies question, and Its pui-tl!niiiuious
surrenderor a!! privileges to which our fishery
vi-ssels are entitled in Canadian poMs under
the treaty of 1M". the reeiprceale inuriii
tine lei'bhitiou of I KIM) and comity of nal ions,
and which Canadian fishing vessels receive iu
the ports of file Tinted Slates, v.e contemn
the i olicy of the present ailminisiia.tiou and
the democratic majority In congress towards
our fisheries as unfiiendlv and ceHspiclously
uiinatiiotic ami a-i tending to destroy a valuable
ual jontil industry and an iiidispensililc resource
of defense against f . reign enemy.
The name of American anplics alike to all
cilizens of the rep.ibli-. ami imiinses upon men
alike the same o' ligation of obedien-.-e to the
aws. 1. 1 the same l hue er iz'-nsb in i- and must
bo the panoply and safeguard ol him who weais
it , should shie d ai.d protei t him w lo t her high
or low. rich or -oi r. in all Ins civil right. It
should and mustalioid htm protection at home
and follow and protect him abroad in whatever
land be mav be on -.-? 1 1 e:r:!"-
civ:: .. i :...
The men who al liidoued the republican par
ty in lsx4 and continue to adhere to the demo
cratic party have deserted not only the cause
of honest government, but of sound nuance, of
freedom and purity of the ballot, but espec
ially have deserted the cau-e of reforoi in the
civil service. We will not fall to keep our
tiledges because tl ev have broken theirs, or
ie-anse their candidate has broken his. W'e
therefore repea' our declaration of lss4. towit :
The reform of civil service auspiciously begun
under republican administration should be
completed by a further extension of th reform
s stem already established by law to all grades
of I he service to which it is applied. The spir
it and purpose of reform should be observed in
all executive appointments, and all laws at
varience with the object of existing reform It g
islation should be repealed, and that the dan
gers to free institutions which lurk in the pow
er of official patronage may be wisely and ef
The gratitude of the nation to the defenders
of the union cannot be assured except bv laws.
The legislation of congress .should conform to
the pledges made by a loyal people, and lie so
enlarged and extended as to prov'de against
the possibility that any man who honorably
wore the federal uniform shall become an In
mate of an almshouse or dependent on private
charity. In the presence of an overflowing
treasury it would h" a public scandal to do less
for those whose valorous service preserved the
government. We denounce the hostile spirit
shown by President Cleveland in his numerous
vetoes of measures for pension relief, and the
action of the democratic house of representa
tives in refusing even consideration of general
In support of the principles herewith enun
ciated, we invite the co operation of patriotic
men of all parties, especially of all working
men whose prosperity is seriously threatened
by the free trade policy of the present admin
istration. The first cor cern of all good government is
the virtue and sobriety of t lie people Mid the
purity of their homes. The republican party
cordially sympathizes with hll wise and well
directed efforts for the promotion of temper
ance. BUSINESS DUtECTOKY.
S. F. THOMAS.
Attorney rat Lawand Notary Public.
Fitzgerald Ulock. Plattsmoutli, 't-b.
A. N. SULLIVAN.
Attorney-at-Law. Will give prompt attention
to all business intrusted to him. Oniee in
Union Block, East side, Flattsmouth. Neb.
A GRICUhlUKAL IMPLEMENTS.
HALL & CKAUi,
Agricultural Implements, Coiirtlanrt ilngfties
and lent Mora Wagwii?. "Good limber and
Hone Dry." sold and Warranted. Main street,
between Sixih and Seventh.
FIRST NATIONAL HANK,
of Plattsmouih. Capital S.-jO.noo : surplus Sl!,-
00. John Fitzgerald, President : K. Waiigh.
Cashier i F. S. White, Vice-President. Hoard
ot Directors : .John Fitzgerald. F. JO. White,
Jno. K. Clark, I). liav.ksworth, S. Waugh.
of Plattsmout:.. Capir '1 stock paid in. S'AOOO.
Frank Carruth, President : W. H. rushing.
Cashier; J. A. Connor, Vice-President. A
general banking bu-ioeus transacted. Collec
tions receive prompt and careful attention.
Blacksmith nd VVagoniuaker, Dealer in Vind
mills. Pumps and Fittings.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Boots and Shoes. Repairing promptly aiityded
to. South Side Main street,
BOOTS AN1 SHOES."
PET Kit MERGED.
A complete assortment of every kind of Foot
wear and cheaper than the cheapest west of
the Missouri River. Also manufirtmiiiii and
BARBER SHOP AND B ATH ROOM.
Hot and Cold Cat hs at all hours. Ladies' and
Children's Hair Cutting a specialty. Ct.tr. 5th
aud Main, under Carruth s.
Bread. Cakes. Ties. Buns, etc., fresh dally.
Partv, Wedding and Far cy Cake a specialty.
Ioe Cream In eny quantity.
BOOK SELLER. ETC.
J. P. YOPNG.
Bookseller, Stationer, and News Dealer ; Fancy
Goods, Toys. Confectionery, Fine Cigars. Soda
Water and Milk shake. Pianos and Organs and
S. & C. MAYER.
Gent's Furnishings, Fine Tailor Made Clothing
in Mens, noys an a ennu reus wear, i neir
prices defy competition. Tliev misrepresent
nothing. Their Word s Their Bond.
C!ofh'i(r. Fu-nisliing Goods. Go to the old re
liable I ouse for Hats, Caps. Umbrellas, Trunks,
Boots, Shoes. Main street, next Cass t o. Bank.
CLOTH IN vJ.
C. E. WESCOTT,
Clothing. Hats. Caps, A-o, Fine Furnishings
our specialty. One price arid no Monkey lous
iness. It pays to trade with us. Rockwood Bik.
CARRUTH CANMXO CO.,
Frank: Carr"'b. Henry J. Streiglit, Proprietors.
Packers of theC.imax Brand Vegetables.
CONFECTION ER V.
Frii'ts Confectionery and Fine Cigars.
O. P. SMI ' II Ci CO.
Jealer? in Wall Paper. Faints Oil. Art Mater
ials. Cigars &e. ItockwooJ Block.
0ERi"O & rt.
Drugs, Chemicals. Paints, Oils.
F. G FBICKR i. CO..
Drugs. Medfcinba. chemicals. Paints. Oils,
Varnish s. Dye Stuffs etc . Fine rtatlooery,
Select Toilet a id. Fancy Articles.
DRYGOODS, (JKOCEHTErt. -Jf.S.WH'TS,
DryO ods, Groceries, ""tioas. General Mer
chandise, etc. S. E. corner ilain and 6th Su.
XT f ' v tr , .
country, promote trade, open
j Uord to Fepublieai75.
Tbo importance of tho roBults of tho preaont political carr.rialen can not bo
overestimated by tlioeo who desire tlio uuccouu of tlio Republican party. Tho
Democrats, besides tho " Solid South," aro, in tho ITortli ititxenchod bohlnd
breastworks of public patronage. It vIll tiko toaJy, carno.t, and unltod
work to dlalodeo them. No'hinar will eo turely bring about that aCowl y, tr
uest, and united work as the circulation of sound political litoruturti, and Oif
THIS CLASS NO OTHER IS A3 EFFICIENT A3 THE DAILY AND WEEK
LY NEWSPAPER. Spoechoe and documents aro revd ty the fow, and wlion
read aro laid aside; the newspaper Id tho fireoldo f riend, tho trtxitod family
companion. It3 tnllunco U continuous, conctant. Tho Republicans can not
aid their party bettor than by circulating
tbeo Daily o
It i.i a llvo Republican Nowpapf r, and lixd boon faithful among the f.Uthiona in
Chicago. No mm haa over quostionod it i soundness on tlio pi itform, booauiu
tho principles of the pla form havo been advocated by THE INTER OCEAN"
many years. PROTECTION TO AMERICAN INDUSTRIES AND AMERICAN
MARKETS FOR AMERICAN PRODUCERS lo;ivo been its battle crloa from tho
beginning. It did not take it tlx weeks to aacortaln whether it could otand on
the platform or not.
Republicans have dono much to aid in tho inculcat ion ef false political
doctrines ty patronizing papers that .'idvocato thorn. Why should they do no
whon they can avoid it by eubscriblng for THE INTJlR OCEAN, which la
acknowledged to bo
The Rest and 7Yst Reliable. Ylewopapcr
Published in Chicago? In enterpriao. rows, oditorlal ability, and everything
that goes to make A COMPLETE NEWSPAPEUlt U un-'xcollod by any ol
Every Republican ought to subscribe for it.
Every worklngman ought to subcribo for It.
It is tho paper for all classes of patriotic pooplo who bollovo in protecting
the homes of America.
You can subscribe through your newsdealer or po'5tma3tor. If you aro
ur,-.i ,1-, - rt'i-.-y? to vo'f'.c? of publication. Samola cotiloa aro
uiwayo a-u. -.1 - Address
the: inter cdcte:aim,
Z. '3? EJ L JUL 2nT
KEPT CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
PICTURE FHMISS MADH TO OHEER
SIXTH STREET, BET. MAIN AND VINE. I'LATTfMOLTH, NEI!.
PORK PACKERS and ieai.kks in LUTTER AND EGOS.
BEEF, PUIIK, MUTTOK AND VEAL.
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALWAYS ON HANI).
Sugar Cured Meats, Hams. Baccn, Lard,
oi our owp n'.!;lie.
The lest lm.iuls
K. "r nOVHY .N: SOX.
raiTy a liign top it of Fiim r.-scor!"s,
(;.)oiih, Caruets. iieenswar. Notions,
Fancy rooili', to be found in the ciurity.
per Ma n street, between Mil ana oru.
E N T I ST. "
D1I. A . T. WITHEltS.
"Tlie Painless DenliMs." T?ttn xtriu-trt
without the least pain or harm, A ri iflciisl tefelh
inserted im!tv!:ui!y after extrnctinji natural
oisph v. Ii'-xi C.eiicd. I1 and all other Fi'liugs
strictly first yiass. Office In L'nion Ble.
Furniture. IJed'lin?. I ooKintc ;i:r--t". Picture
Frame-', etc. Wouden aud Metal Caskets kept
in t tock.
I. PEAK I.MAN'.
Furniture. Tarlor Suitu, 1,'pliO'stery Ciod.
Stoves. i;epnsvare, Tinwaro. and all kinds of
Household 'Joods. North 6'.U street, between
Main and Vine.
GENT'S FUKXmUNG ;OOI-:.
J. II. IIJNNEI.I.Y,
Geut Fir.ft Furnisher and Hatter. Tin; most
coinvlete and finest stock In the city. Carruth
Block, Cor. 5th aud Main.
III. H. MURPHY CO.,
The Leading Dealers in Uroceri ( ioekery.
Chica, La ws. Wooden ml Willow ware.
Flour, Feed,&c. Cash j'd for country projue.
r 1! 1 ES.
LEHNHOFF & SOEVNIcnSF.N .
Groceries', Provisions, Glassware sod Crockery.
Green. Staple ar.d Faiicy Groceripp.
U P.ENNETT & TUTT.
Staple and Fancy Groceries, Green Fruits and
AUG. P.ACH. .
Grorf iie" and Queiisware, Flour and Feed.
Cigars, ToUaceo a:id Cutlery, lilddle House.
Staple av.d Fancy Groceries, ClasswaJ and
Crockery. Flour and Feed.
Proprietor City H'-tel. Terms. .i.no per day.
Special Attention yiven commercial men.
W. C. KEEFER.
Successor to O. M. Srreijrht. Harnej-s, Saddlery
Goods. Nets. Robes, Dusters, and all horse fur
JOH VON Bi"
Hardware. Stove. Tinware, Th!a and PocKet
Cut'.trv. lias 'rs, etc. Ilouseli !d SewiT Ma
chines and Jewel. Giaulln etore". Iiuw..ilc
ofallkind done at reasonable prices. Alain
Mreet, Rockwood Llock.
D. A. McELWAlN
Watciiea. '-.cks. Silverware a
Special Attention given to Wxtcti i:ejvarv
n Y'AKK CA EVUTIT & RON.
ALL KINDS OF
J. "VV. i.l ART II 13.
TP lira k U
of OYSTERS, iu
cfuis aiid Lull
Iovp!er. altna'u Watches a specialty.
Street, near Foni tii.
Livi:icy m 'a in. k.
C. M. HOLME-? K SOV,
Tho Checkered liarn. I.ivei v. feed Mud Sale
Bftihle ; par' ic.s conveyed to ail part of the city.
Carriage, at all trains. Corner Vliifi huiI an.
MEA i MACK i:
A'i. I!l( IIA'.M. r.HMIHS.
WJio'csaIu and Ue.ta.1 Dealer In Hist Quality
lleef. i'oik. Mutton Veal. Lamb, etc. tdxtli
stiec', Neville I'.lock. Prices moderate.
.1. II VTT ft; CO..
Kill their own Cattle. Uendei their own
and Cure their own li.icon. Alain ttreit.
I'.ircs. Poultry .Ve. W c
use ot y the le.t (rrade
of native stocky Oysters and aam tit eeason.
C. F. -MITfl.
Merchant: Tuilor. Main trt. over Meie
shoe store, ('itmpiti "ock of .unplew. fit
Kuaranteed. Pricca duly coiupetitln.
m;:.s. ,t. f. .ion vs'iw
A Complete Line ef the Latest Styles ,f prif
liueiy mid Trimming ; aino Chtldrcn'w and In
fants' limine s. to be chs"i ,uf at f-trt.
T EST AC
It A N T AM) I.I'Vf'H l!OOJI.
-v .1 ciir. hk'i-.
Meal and Lunches si ved t-ri"r at a'l hour.
Also Oysters. iHiK. Tobteco, Pop aud Cider.
Opposite Jtiddle House.
FRAIIM & KLIP. IV ,
Sample lioom. Imported ami IVwi-xite W'nes,
Lifjuors and Ciiiar. Only -cjulht kooiIs han
dled. Milwaukee Hotti?4 La;er a Specialty.
Cor. 5th and Jlar. it.
& THE AMERICAN EXCHAVGE.
Nl-k Cunninirham. proprieior I hoice tne,
Liour.rsat.d Cmars. Pool u.J Rsl iard Tables.
R'ddlft Hou-e ISi'x-k.
sa i .nnv
r.i. Ueber. proprietor. Manuf ictnrers of
e.oda Wa'. r. Hirou H-er. Cider, etc. AKent for
Fred hru-'s (lelebrated La-er Leer.
Sample Room and BiUMrd Hr.il Ch'dt Wne
Liquors and Cigars. II liiard aud I'.xJ Tabien.
MANUFACTCKEH OF AND
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
DEALER Of THh
Choicest Brands of Cigars,
Flor de Pepperbergo' and 'Duds
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