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, )V1 AT" K A NI ED irCA TH )N.
This Nation has rcuMon to le proud of
its late election. When more than sixtj
million of people express tluir will
through the ballot lox, without liotiii"
or bloodshed in any State, the spectacle
i one which may well excite admiration
"Whtii the decision of the people i
reached without even tho serious su-spi-.
-ion of fruud in cither of the grut stato
upon which the result turns for no sane
i iti.cn of cither party really buppuhestliHt
the plurality in this Slate or Iiuliana wa.
iittaiuetl Iy fraudulent return, pr
fraudulent mean of any kind that als
is a fact of which the country may 1j
proud, And again, for the second time
in live years, a great political party in
full control of the Administration, the
House of Keprejei.it j the Treasury,
the Army and the 2ivy, promptly ac
Ajuiesces in the declared will of tl.c
people transferring all the power to a
different party, and prepares peacefully
to surrender its trust. Xo grander prool
of the self -governing ability of the
pcDple could Ik; given thuit t'ijs instant
and peaceful oledience to the decision
it is not forgotten that the south i.
still an anachronism. Klectioija there d
not yet faithfully represent the will o:
the whole peeplc. A few hot-head
intinlv from that section have beer
scheming to defeat the choice of th
jwoplc in the election of congressmen
Southern Deuiocrrcy does not as yet
couie up to the fciundard of a genuine
Americanism. But for the south also
better day is dawninir. and it may he
hoped that an honest election and a loya
acceptance of the result are not f:ir
distant for the people of that section.
The election of General Harrison there
is no reason to hepo may make the cmi
of the attempt of Southern politicians to
jule a great nation by a sectional
solidity attained through methods nt
war with the Constitution and the laws.
For the present ltt the South stand as'u'e
ii yet quite worthy of American free
dom. Tliink for the moment how grand
is the specta de presented in other St itis
where probably not far from nine mill
ions of freed ui-.-n have deposited their
ballots in peace and perfect freedom,
and where the declared results are in
stantly accepted y two great and m arly
If thwT, have bs-n U,00:),000 vots cast
in the stat.s formerly free, the republican
plurality will not bj far from one-twen
tieth of that number. It is as if forty
votes had been c i.st, '21 for one party and
19 for the other. Strange, we may well
reflect, that the division here should be
so nearly equal; it would not be if the
work of educating the voters had been
more faithfully performed. lint tin
great fact is that the voters, perhaps a
quarter of a million in number, vh have
turned the scale have been convinced by
experience and argument, many of them
within a few weeks of ardent pojudai
discussion, and no one imagines that even
as much as a hundredth part of the entire
vote was aff-.cted by fraud or bribery,
while the nineteen prepare a3 prompth
and peacefully to lay down their power
as if the majority against them had been
three or four times as great. ' That is
loyalty, and without genuine loyalty a
true government by he people cannot
Self-congratulation 5m not the only
I . I r ...
oi uic iinur. i uc situation was
such ond the interests of the people were
so clear that there ought to h ivo been 20
instead of a majority of i in -10 votes.
There was not, because the work of edu
cating voters had been loig neglected.
Headers will remember that it has for
yeirs been urgrd in these columns that
the republican party could insure a popu
lar suoport of Its principles only by con
stant an l fjorouh education of voters
upon tin question? chiefly disputed be
tween parties. The recent result proved
two tiling-:: First, thit the procis.s of
education was not ineffective, though in
the miin neglected until the most favor
able time had passed; and second, that !
it was neglected so long that there was i
serious danr of an adverse decision. I
3Iost of the actiye politicians have
yet to leaan that the votes of the people
... . 1 ' tt 1 1 .
are in f ict mainly influenced, not by the
clap-trap 01 campugn plitlorms nd
fpeeches, not !y brasa b.mds unel torches
not even by catch-words nnd tricks and
political dodge?, but by sincere o, lnions
ddibentely and gradui'df formed.
Wl.ni c.mdi late? were nominated 'ast
July more than niua-tcnths of the voters disappoint you. 30 pills 21c. At War
had for.ne J opinions which they did nU fick'a drug store.
change. Different opinion would have
been formed by a great ina;.y had the
reasons for protecting home industry and
the evidence that protection had resulted
in blessings been placed before all voters
early enough to bu carefully and dis
passionately considered. The lesson to
be learned is that the work of educating
public opinion for elections two years
hence must begin now. Xew Yolk
.N AMUSING ULUNhEU.
I'erhaps the most divirting blunder
ni'idc by the democrats in counting out
republicans-elect to the next congress
came off in the Second North Carolina
district. Cheatam, the republican can
didate was understood to be 4,500 ahead,
and the democratic returning boards
threw out two counties entire, and sev
eral precincts in another county and sup
posed that the matter was satisfactorily
settled. JJut when they came to make
fie ollicial count of the district, behold
Chcntam was still 070 votes ahead. The
dentocratie state committee was astound
ed at the result and immediately ordered
the canvass to be made over from the
bottom up. This time they made a clean
sweep by throwing out live thousand ad
ditional votes for Cheatam on the ground
that his tickets were headed " For the
Fifty-first congress, .Second distract."
This was the head decided upon by the
cpublican committee as complying ex
actly with the law and it differed from
the heading of the den oratic ticket only
in h iving the additional words," Second
Information in the hands ui Ihe re
publican national committee indie des
that about fifteen republican members
of congress elected by the actual returns
in the solid south will be refused their
ceatificatea ami Jh same will be issued
to their democratic opponent;. Two in
Arkansas, two in Kentucky, three in
Virginia, one in Maryland, two in West
Virginia, two in Louisiana ami three in
North Caroliii:. nl yet it is probable
that the frauds wili not avail io (,;;ike
the house democratic on its ftee when
it insets. Lincoln Journal.
Wh.vtkvku advantages may aceure to
thj republican party by the admission of
Dakota and other territories is insignifi
cant as compared with a vigorous digni
lied and protective administration to in
sure the continuance of republican
supremacy in the affairs of the govern
inent. These things are promised in the
president-elect. The election has already
esulted in giving a new impetus to rail
road dcvelopement of the country and
consequent encouragement to steel rail
nanufactures. It lias also demonstrated
i revival of confidence in every line of
nanufaciuring industry and the incom
ing administration will witness such a
msinesfi awakening all along the line
:nai lias not iicssca tne country lor a
I ec a d e. lie a 1 1 i ce Exj tress.
Wkx. IIakuison will not appoint Dem
ocrats to oiliee, and he does not play
poker; s the Democratic Senators will
lot have much inducement to pass their
svenings at the White House during his
What Am I To Do?
1 ne symptoms ot biliousness arc un
happily hut too well known. They differ
11 different individuals to some extent.
A odious man is seldom a breakfast eater.
foo frequently, alas, he has an excellent
ippetite for liquids but none for soh
f a morning. His tongue will hardlv
!ear inspection at any time; if it is nor
white and furreel, it is rou"h, at all
The digestive system is wholly out of
rder ami diarrhea or constipation inav
e a symptom or the two may alternate.
riiere are often hemorrhoids or even loss
f blood. There may be giddiness and
jften headache and acidity or flatulence
md tenderness in the pit of the stomach
fo correct all this if not effect a cure trv
Green's Auynsit Flower, it costs but a
trifle and thousands attest its efficacy.
Our objection to the foolhardv man in
not t.iat ho is a fool, but that be Is hardy
uo never scrus to die. liarper s liazar.
We willjmy he above reward fcr any
case of liver complaint, dyspepsia, sick
iieauacne, indigestion, constipation or
ostiveness we cannot cure with
West's Vegetable Liver Pills, when the
directions are strhtly complied v.ith.
nicy are purely yegctanie, and never
fail to give satisfaction. Large boxes
jontaining 30 sugar coated pills, 2-ic.
. or sale by all druggists. IJeware of
counterfeits and imitation. The gen-
line manufactured only by John O. We
v'c Co.. C.2 W. Madison St. Chicago.and
told by W. J. Warrick.
Treadling a Trial Sornio.
A young minister on
for Ins subject tho "Prodigal 2Son." His
auuKorv. t.elect and secure, were un
noved by his t lomu-nce for half an hour.
He would now touch them with hi. line
fancies: lie would appeal to their tcntler-
e;,t lcelmgs. "uv dear friends
vV . i :tl. vahl otl-'c- l,( one
of l'uaraoh :i lean and ill favored kino;
Rot one t f live yoke of oxen great ugly
ocasiv; iut a swtcuy, prcttv, gentle,
amiaLlo fatted calf. No doubt," added
jac ppeaLcr. with deepening pathos, "ii
had I.0011 th.ochildren'jj dear liitlo pet fc:
vcar! ' Ikton Truo 1 lag.
The standard remedy fr liver com
plaint is West's Liver Pill: ihev r.evei
Wlienjall the world seems dork and lonely.
Whoa joy U dtxid anl life In drear,
Vhen hoo and lovo soem left behind us,
An-I every khi:;' i.'cl'.n to a tear,
Tisthen wo l':r;i '.units immortal
An i look beyo:..l .... tii m narrow riortAl.
RESULT OF A .MISTAKE.
Lena Iluzlcfon at in tho dimly lighted
church, where the- r.ang leading soprano,
in the third row from tho organ.
The organist, with no look before him,
was playing tl.c '.nest beautiful music
t-lie bad ever beard.
"Can this Ik; Jack?" she asked herself,
"lie hctuis to Ixj uuring out his very
She Eank back into her scat, drinking
in the inspiring tones, wondering in an
indistinct way if ho had ever played as
well, and w hy sho hail never Ikvii af
fected iaj lie fore.
When the last thrilling notes had died
away, hho fclowly approached him and
"You have surpassed yourself to-night,
Jack. I have been listening spellbound."
Instead of turning around and greeting
her in hi usual frank way, be s.tarted in
surprise, then hesitated, and finally Laid:
"I am glad you like my niusie," and hL-
mgers itra3'Pi pn pver the keys,
Icna marveled nt Ids manner, and,
iftcr a moment's silence said:
I wonder the others are not here. It
At this he turned slowly around, say
ing: "Do not bo frightened. Your compli
ment vas intended for spmu pnp oLaj,
tljougli my name is Jack.
Lena blushed and s!:?iumored:
"1 beg your pardon!"
Then, at the thought of having been
half an hour in an almost unlightcd
church with a stranger, bhe plucked up
courage and demanded:
"Hut why are you here?"
He smilei) jndu)genly and arsivori-i:
"Dcc.'iush I ani very' fori d of playing' on
church organs, end, having 51 r. James'
consent, saw no reason for not gratify
ing my wish to try this magniliccnt in
strument. I am sorry to have incon
"Not nt all," said she bravely. "But I
don't ten vhy t.lje othe rs are not here."
"If you ivier to (he (Iiojri Mi Ja;';jti;
told me that it doca not rehearse until to
"Why, how odd!" said Lena. "We al
ways inert on Thursday evening."
"Hut this ij only Wednesday evening,"
said the (inkiiuAn. wjth a vinnng smile.
"Only Wednesday cvenjug!'v yjie re
peated, hnrdly believing her ears. "Are
"Yes, quite," he replied.
"les, Lena, interposed Mr. James,
who had approached unobserved. ;'l
assure 3011 ft js Wednesday. Ah, Mor
ton, there you are! IJiss Ilazleton, thus
li Mr. Morton. And, by the way, Lena,
Mrs. James has some company and sent
me for you."
"1 should like to go, but I fear auntie
"No. i have seen he r, and explained.
She told me you were here."
"Then I shall be delighted."
"Mortou, will you not come, too?" he
"Thank you; but I fear I should in
'iNot at all. I know my wife will be
"Jack hesitated a minute; but at that
moment his eyes met Lena's, ami not enly
was his decision made, but be know that
the current of his whole life l.r. 1 t.iei.
During tho evening Lena f .. r id
Jack Morton played the accom . n ;:t.
He played .0 we ll t'-r.t : ho v. ... ix-d
willi a deu're to cijli:.. her:-. ? .
When bho had suiy a few i ! : r
friend:! were surprised; r.nd Jc, .ho
had heard much ctx cl ::::ging, rrs es
tcniiihcd at the purity and sweeliiefs of
As bhe linished, h.er face plowing with
enthusiasm, they all pleaded for another
;ong, and glancing to Jack, she read the
same request in his eyes, and complied.
Later in tho evening she was sitting
near Mr. James.
"How do you like Mr. Morion;' he
"Very well," she replied, with a trifle
more feeling than was necessary. "He
is to escort mo home. Have you known
"lie is a business acquaintance of
mine from Chicago. I've met him so
often that I consider him a true friend."
At 1 1 o'clock Lena end Jack were
walking homeward, her dainty liand
resting confidingly on his arm.
Heforo parting he had permission to
call, and as his ttay was to be short and
her next evening was devoted to the re
hearsal it was arranged that ho should
escort her home.
At breakfast her auat asked:
"Lena, how did yju enioy yourself
"Very well, auntie."
"Did Mr. James bring you home?"'
"No; Mr. Morton camo with nie'r"
At this tho elder ladv laid down her
fork, and lookimr directlv at Lena asked:
"And who may Mr. Morton be?"
"A gentleman from Chicago who was
there," answered Lena, ignoring the
romantic mee ting in the dimly lit church.
"A gentleman I'rcm Chk-ago!" repeated
her uur.t. with s.n ominous tap of her
lect. "1 !:r.t is rather inuchnke."
"Yes; but he's nice, auntie."
"Of course," said her aunt. "Curlr.
golden hair, brown eyes and a wonder
"Iiide-ed lie hasn't. His hair is dark.
and I couldn't say what color hij eyes
Yet even as she sixike the words there
camo Ijefore her mental vision a pair of
ardent brown exs looking down into
That evening the choir seemed unusu
ally stupid. The rehearsal dragged
nen Lena and Jack started home, as
the evening was crisp and starry, they
did not hurry, and 011 their way' their
mutual aequamv.nce npe-ned snhjcie'nlJy
for him to ask and gain tho privilege of
writing to her.
At home Ixna's aunt was in the par
lor, evident !y waitii.-; to form an un-bioi-eel
opinion of her niece's new ad
mirer. Jack, beir.g rs clever n3 he was hnnd-
son:e, uevoieel himself te tliat goeel lady
to Liich an extent that die liaU little thne
to criticise, and sifter ermveriing a while
even lost her eicrire to do so.'
Dui-inesy trlh'il Jack away the follow
ing (.av. ihe next ono Lrought to Inn
b.ii 1 1 it. t letter, which, like himself at their
p-im:.. ivciiieu 10 tuean much 11 ui I it
uie;. i t av. 1
.'.o re plied, and the frequency of thrii
letters increased as the days went by.
did their length und interest.
Her aunt saw plainly how inatten
were going, but. wis uomaJi. kept hci
One day Ixna receivinl a letter froin
Jack, the most important and sweetest
part of which was tho last, for in that hc
wrote, in words which thrilled bei
through and through, of liis great love
for her, and U-ggeel her if she re-tumeel
his love, te wear the little ring he bad
sent, for his sake. Tho ring, whoso geru
was as puro as tho love of w hich it was a
cymbol, camo almost immediately after
tho letter, but not before Lena had an
As sho slipped tho beautiful thing on
he-r linger, her lover's wish that ho hiui
ielf could havo ierformed tho delightful
ceremony, was echoed through her every
Thinking long over her new found
happiness, she suddenly remembered her
It was really appalling to have entirely
ignored ono who hael devoted a gooel part
of her life to her and loved her so dearly
ineleed. almost as a mother would!
After pressing the letter nfFcctionatc-ly
to her lips, she stowed it away close to
her throbbing heart, and went down
stairs in ejuest of her aunt.
She found her in the library, and tapped
softly on the oien eloor. Without wait
ing for a response, sho crossed the room
to where her aunt sat on a low chair.
"I am ashamed of myself because I
havo not confided in vem, aunt je. Jack
Morton loves mo, and! have promised to
marry him. Can you forgive me?" she
asked, kissing her affectionately.
"Yes, dear," her aunt replied, return
ing tho kiss; "I knew it."
"You knew it how?"
"In many ways," said she, looking af
fectionately at, her necq.
f'Aiid ypu dou't mind?" asked Lena,
"Mind, my dear? Does one, alone in
tho world, bring up a child from baby
hood to young lr.dvhood and then part
without mindin;;'. !.f as ked, tears start
ing to her usually : i: ;:::! lids.
"Forgive me. , le.r giving you
pain I, of for ytr.i have been so
kinel to nipi ; "' ;
'i hey sex;: fe Ij to dl. nosing the future,
and once her aunt t :dd:
"Lena, if anything should ever occur
come back to meV
"Yes, auntie, but there never will,"
Lena saiel, her eyes brimming j er with
love and tears.
And n ihi-eq months Miss Hazleton
lost her- V-i-co nnd Jaek Moi tim gained a
lovely wife. Tho Saturday Night.
A T'opt-ka girl broke off her engagement
w th a young man because lie held an ear
of grce-n e cin in his Lands oik plucked it
wlf li Us teeth, iili. ilearl '
A real. 13 vo princess keeps a millinery
6torc on Fifth avenue, New York.
College of rhotogTali.
A I'ollego for teaching every brpjieh of
photography has been established in Her
I'm ami another in Vienna. These instltu
tions ere tinely equipped and are hiipported
by tho govennui-ut. Arkansaw Traveler.
Tho crossest at home are the pleasantest
abroad; so be a little careful how you
trust too much to a too smiling hieo.
Smithers i:s.ys that the public ma:!o sj
Piueh fun of Li.i uovel that he classifies it
as a guyed book. Harper's Bazar
Living characterizes these modern elays.
The result is a fearful increase of Brain
anel Heart Diseases General De
bility, Insomnia, I'aralysis, and In
sanity. Chloral and Morphia augment
the evil. The medicine best adapted
to do permanent goenl is Ayer's Sar
paparilla. It purities, enriches, and
vitalizes the blood, and thus strengthens
every function and faculty of the body.
" I have used Ayer's Sarsaparilla, in
my family, for years. I have found it
for Nervous Debility caused by an in
active liver and a low state of the blood."
Henry Bacon, Xenia, Ohio.
"For some time I have been troubled
with heart disease. I never found any
thing to help me until I began using
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. I have only used
this medicine six months, but it has re
lieveil me from my trouble, and enableil
me to resume work." J. P. Carzanett,
" I have been a practicing physician
for over half a century, and eluring that
time I have never found so powerful
and reliable an alterative anel blood
purifier as Ayer's .Sarsaparilla." Dr.
M. Maxstart, Louisville, Ivy.
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Price $1 ; six boltl-.-s, $5. Worth $3 a bottle.
THE LADIES' FAVORITE.
NEVER OUT OF ORDER.
If you desire to purchase a Bewinu machine,
ask our avent at your place for terms and
prices. If you cannot nnd our agent, write
direct to nearest address to you below named.
mm. SEWING MACHINE GLOBAFEJOASS1:
IL.lT UNION SQUARE,NX- DALLAS
J. JI. JUUIIf, Plattsmouth, Neb. I
JtXV'T you know it ? Of ccuvse you do and yen,
ivill want warm Underwear, Ishmhcts, etc.
QUll Line is Unsurj)assed hy any other tine
the city. A handsome
fARIETY of Sea son
cloths, Henrietta Cloths, Treeols, etc
YER YT1I IXG in Blankets, Flannels, Bed
Comforts, Uosierv, Battings, that yoa will
0J will not regret looking our dijferenl Be
Vartments over before purchasing. U will
QirYBJVA RUGS and a Band some Line of Car
pets, Mutts, Floor Oil Cloths, and Linoleum at
Special Sale commencing November ceiiitiiiuiner one week,
Cloaks and Ladies'
Plush Cloaks and Children's Wear, Price 20 per cent Jess the price
offered anywhere in the city. Examination will prove statement.
We have an im
mense line and will
discount same 25 perj
cent, as they must be
sold before the end
eit the season. Our
PLUSH SEORf WRAFS
them at $14.50.
worth all of $20.00
A PI lie Sf!frleil T.Ino t"i-,.t f I'm
-.... "' v-'" up Ml giL'.liU si l::-
4-1. -14 4- 1 tl... . . . ''
me illicit i.j cenc jiatiinr m t ; i e eifv.
In Natural Wool, White Colars, Scarlet Stripe, Prices le.wer than any
house in the city, as wo are over-stocked w!th the. c ".,titU. '
CALL AND SATISFY YOUltSKi.YKS.
Yours Kf sjot((ulI.v,
aide Dress Goods, Bread-
we pell for 20
ell elsewhere at $27.
we sell for 25
'll elsewhere at $35.
Plush Cloaks we
y-'iusen lor x-IW Fell
elsewhere at 50.
$ iP Plush Cloak
4jsell for 45
elsewhe re at $fj(.
A Full Line of
-. ASICS' i4
sit the i west
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