The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19??, February 23, 1889, Image 1

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Absolutely Pure.
ThU powder never varies. A iiuirvel of pur
It, strength a nil whtle"inenet4. More ecouo
mlCMl tiiiu the ordiimry klixlx, anil cannot be
sold In competition witii the nnililtude f low
tMt, ah rt weight alum or phopha'e powders.
Sold only in can. KvVAL Uakinu I'owdkh
CO.. ll VII M. N. V.
Treanurer, -Attorney,
Police Judge,
F. M. ! II KV
- - W K Fox
- JAMK8 Pattkkson, JK.
- BVKO.V Clakk
Mara a an.
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m j '.. j M H Murphy
3ra 1 8 W 1U TTON
Aih I Con O'Connor.
ln 1 f MrCALLRX, TBI"
Board Pub.Work kkkdGokdkr
f I H IIawkhWi
Deputy Treasurer, -
Deputy Clerk,
KeeorJer of Deeds
Deputv Recorder
Clerk o' District Coirt,
Sber ff, -Surveyor.
BopUof Pub. School.
County Judse.
D. A. Camprrli
THO-. l'OLI.I)Ck
Kxa Cri rciiFi ELD
W. II. Pool
John M Leyda
A. Maul
A. B. Todd. Ch'in., - - Plattsmoutl
LOUIS Koltz. - Weeping Witei
A. B. Dl kso.v. - K niwom
C1AS.H LODGK No. 146. 1 O. O. F. Meet:
'every Tuesday eveniuij of each week. Al.
transient brothers are respectfully iuvited t
O. K.. nee' every a'ternate Friday in
aeh month in the Maoonic Hall. Visit mj.
Hrotbers are 1 ivitcd to attend.
aKIO LODGE NO. g. A. O. U. W. Meets
every alf-ernai Friday eveuius at iv. of I.
all. Transient brother are respectfully In
vited toattend. F. P. Brown. Master Work
man : B. K miter. F -renan ; F. H.Steiniker
Overeer; W. If. Mdl-r, Financier; J. f .
llousewonh. Kecorder; F. J Morjiin, Kecelv
er; m t'rehan. id-e : W:i.. I.udwirf. Inside
A ateh : L. ilen. Outside Watc .
' of America Meets eeod and furlli Mon
day evening hi iv. i iiunj't..
bnthen are requested to meet with lis. I.. A
Nawra ner. Vener ib!e 'iiismI ; '1. e, Niier
f P. hall
All trniisien.
Worihyjdvlser ; S C. Wilde, Banker ; W. A
Boeck. Clerk .
fLTrvoi' ii i niM'.K N' , - y- w.
Meet every alternate rrid.-iy eviniiiJ a
HockwiMHl hallat Ko'd-wn. All frausieni bn.t.i
rs are reiectruli L.vited atiei:.i. U
Larson, M. W. ; F. lU.yd. t-oiemzii : S I
Wilde. Keoirder ; Lo-mard Andersin. ' 'verfl
1LTr-MOL'TH L MMiE NO. 6. K. F. & A. M
wVetsoii th- flr-t aud ihir.l ...
M,,, mn.itii at ili.-i' hall All ira ister.t l.rotl--
" era are craiai!y n m meet with hj
J. ti. UlCllKY, .V. M
Wm. Hats. Mercury.
KUKAKA tJUVPTKIt. X I. .1. 11. A. M
Uitets .iM 1. 1 .11 1 ft irt.l . tt.'Sl I- 'l e-i-
mmih ai !h-.uV ia!t I'raiisci ut bn he
areiavued t., -aeet us.
Wji. fTi-H. Sfirct-ny. .
f ', ZION M i. DvltV. 6
Jl-Meei CrSt and 'hird fJml !-'!J
fl U tllKDlll U ''S1I..II. V ..II! iir. l .
ree.ra:llj' d to iiiee us.
WM il a v s. ..CC. F. K. u l :. fc . 1
' n:eet Die eciid and fourth Mondavi ol
each month at Arcauum Hall.
,K u. N. Glenn, Kegent.
P. C. Minor. Secretary.
President ..... . - - Kobt. B Wa
1st Vice President A- H- l".y.1'
tad Vice President -vm, Nev"H
iKSItarv K- Herrniaiii
TraMiSw ..".:: F. K-Guthmai.
J C Bii hev. V. E. White. J C. Patterson.
J. iL Conner. B. Kl.n, C. W. Sherman, F !or
der. J. V. eckbach.
McCONIHIc P03T 43 C. A. R-
w Johnson ...I ommanaer
n"iLTiM Senior V ice "
SAK.r.vr.." a.u.
CABLE3 fORP ... "ujr;
AKiKkmiV FeV. ...."Os .n.ijiM
Meetinir Saturday evenio
The Boss Tailor
Mala St Over Merges' Shoe Store.
Has the best and most complete stock
of samples, both foreign and domestic
woolens that ever came wot of Missouri
Tirer Note thesa prices: Business suit
from"$l to t35. suite, $25 to f 43.
pnta4, $5f 8. Hq.sQ and upwards.
Will guaranteed a fit
Prices Defy ComDetilion.
The Territorial statehood Measure
Becomes a Law.
A Great Day for Sam Randall.
"Washington, D. C. Feb. 22. There
seems to be a luck of organization at the
white house. A commitee of Dakota
people called on the president jesterday
and asked him to celebrate Washington's
birthday by siguing the territorial ad mis
sion bill. At the same time they pre
sented him with a handful of feathers
plucked from a Dakota eagle from which
to make a pen to use for the purpose.
This morning ut 10 o'clock a reporter of
the associated press called at the white
house to inquire when the ceremony was
to take place, and was told by Colonel
Lamont that the president would not be
a party to any such circus; that he would
take time to study the admission bill and
would doubtless think it necessary to
refer it to the attorney general for
examination before giving it his approval.
At exactly 11 o'clock, with a pen made
from one of the tngle feathers, the presi
dent attached hid name t- the bill, and
sent the quill as a memento to represen
tative Springer, who will pass it down to
his posterity as an heirloom.
Congress did not adjourn in honor of
Washington's birthday as it usually has
done, but celebrated the anniversary by
restoring Randall to leadership in the
democratic party and by passing bills for
the relief of Sirs. General Sheridan and
General Rosecrans. It was a great day
iu the career of Samuel Jackson Randall.
It might ba called an epoch. It was
just about a year ago now that the dem
ocrats of Pennsylvania read Mr. Randall
out of the party, but he took the sceptre
again today, and from this time on will
be the leader he was before the president's
free trade message was sent to congress.
The caucus last night showed that the
democratic party was hopelessly broken
and that the division was so great as to
virtually depose Mr. Mills from leader
ship and restore Mr. Randall to that posi
tion. The number of men who supported
Rindall caused considerable surprise,
and Lis position aud program received
endorsement from unexpected sources.
Ho found followers in Kentucky and
other 6ttes where it was supposed the
tariff reform sentiment was unaniinoU3,
and it is conceded that now the bars are
downj the members from the southern
states will rush oyer into the Randall
pasture in great numbers.
Representative Morrow, of California,
who retuned last night from Indianapolis
s ivs he does not know any more about,
the cabinet than he did before he left
Washington. lie does not speak with
authority, but he thinks only four mem
Iwrs of the cabinet are absolutely settled
on. These are Blaine' Wiiido,nj
maker and Me. Th remaining places
he thinks will not be filled unlil after
the arrival of G -u r.d Harris-m in Wash
ington and consultation with the leading
republicans at the capitol. lie thinks
the Pacific coast wij hayu a represent
ive, but he does n. I know for certain,
uid could not discover who the uvin wil
; if one is s l. ct.-.l. Wl)--n I p rred. !u
lie reports toh'gr iphed from ludUn-ipidis
:mt .Mr. M.nro.v looked sid an 1 anxious
.vh:?n he wont to ii ini-.ons hotis ', and
wore a bright sm'dn !vn hi cam away,
hv hiii lso:ue geutl mm lrotn Cdi.o i.ia
siid: 'That was my dinner T1'1'!"''
vvant any political significance about it.
When I went up to General Harrison's
house I was hungry, tired and cross. The
general gave me a tiptop d nner, oqe of
tLe best I ever had, chicken pie and beef
steak, and I was as comfortable as a king
when I left him. Jt was not what he
saiil to me, but what he gaye me to eat
that made me so cheerful.
When the Randall resolution is taken
up, Mr. Mills will resort to the desperate
remedy of filibusterting. and he will have
s sufficient force at his back to prevent
its adoption. But the size of Mr. Ran
dall's victory will not be reduced, l?y any
such methods. Mr. Mills will simply
6uow the weakness of his positi-.m aud
demonstrate thelossof hisinfluence in the
house by resorting to such niiasur.'S.
Return of Lieutenant Baert Prom
Stanley Palls.
Brussels, Feb. 22. Lieutenant Bvert,
who was sent to Stanley Falls when Stan
ley's letter to Tippoo Tib was delivered,
has m-iived here. He states that the
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they confirmed the details of the letter.
Lieutenant Baert believes that Stanley J
onley rrached Wadelai by strenuous ef- '
forts, and that Emm Pasha relieved. Stan
ley instead of being relieved and tevic
tualed by him. Stanley was nabled to
return to Murenia in eighty-two days,
whereas the journey from Yambuga to
Wadelai occupied ten months. Baert
adds that the first letters from Stanley
for England written when Stanley de
parted from Maurenia to rejoin Emin, ar
rived at Stanley Falls just as he left, and
may be expected shortly. lie says that
Stanley will not return cither by the Con
go or by Zanzibar, but that he expects to
capture Khartoum and wrest the Soudan
from the Mahdi. Baert expresses confi
dence in Tippoo Tib's fidelity, and says
that Tippoo's refusal to accompany Stan
ley was due to his fears of risking the
consequences of a prolonged abscence
from Stanley Falls.
Railroad Tunnel on Fire.
Cincinnati, Feb. 22.- TuDnel No. 17
on the Cincinnati Southern road, near
Suuburt, Tenn., is burning. The fire was
caused by a freight train collision, by
which a tank containing 2,000 gallons of
oil was broken and set afire, the limestone,
coal and woodwork inside the tunnel
combining with the flames to make the
tunnel a wreck. Nearly all hopes are
lost of subduing the flames, for it is
evident that two veins of coal are burn
ing and may continue to do so for months.
Both ends of the tunnel have been dam
med up and a stream of water has been
turned inside. The loss is put at $250,
000 and may go higher.
Perquisites at the Austrian Court.
Nothing except the linen, plate, china
and glass is ever served twico at the
tables of tho Austrian court. Some of
the servants have as their perquisites the
bottles which have come up to the dining
room but have not been uncorked; others
tho uncorked bottles, and others again
the wine that remains in the glasses.
Therefore it is the interest of one set of
servants to keep the glasses full; of
another set to draw as many corks as
H)saibk while parting with as. little wine
as they can. and of a third set to draw
-corks RTKtringly. As regards the- food,
too. there- are different orders of claim
ants for prnjtiisitcs. one man having a
vested interest in the joint;, another in
iht Miultry. a third in the swevt dishes,
mdsoon. Then there ;v th? men to
whom the wax nundi;; leli:ig. and these
;::it liiiitiy make a rush to I. low out t!i
.i.i:'i:s the i'.io:uent the lant guest ha.
talked i;t f the room And. incredi
ji:5 it may sound, then i.t u bjusement
orii !or in the palace which is lil:e s
ai; r full :f shops. Here not only tin
.cchts of small hotels and restaurants
ut the cooks of i:n:n; l.;'ies lu lor.gini-
l!i. s;v:::id cl.v...s oi'.i; world, conn
!; co! I i:ie.;ts. pa:;5ry. sweetmeats.
vi;n5 a :.! .. Tlu'ivi n:tc wrt oi
okay whi. h c:::i only he bought froji;
!se c:irt ccrvant;:. as tioae is m.:de ex
for the cinju ror. a::;! it L; to be pre-
;n:ed I hat I'le uncorked l.Htth's :
k::ii ',):.;, ;:: r.:i 1 oth: r lino wines an I by i!k h:.-.fn. ::i.l the;
. ; f. t:.j a w ry ta::.i..l pon;ui:die
. '.o. I j.i- T: ..-riyl.
The DaLota View of Mir. Lo.
anv itaio. ano'
they spin. They don't havo to. They
veto not, neither do they pay taxes.
ILippy iT.ioux ! They havo ivpivseufa
tion without taxation, and Leuc-e
will never rebel, t.s
revohitionnry fathers. SThcy'" cn"
want ' i.clmlssion, " fir. "thoy ar
liisitTo nli-ciulv, ti:id tiro Loklinj th
(ten 'i
ticior. tiicy ::rc rcpreseriieq L-y some
of (be btiit Ao:-.i in kn lT-Z if ikp ca
tT'l f-tnlcs. Lo, tho poor IncIIun, ii
not pooiT.jiy raorc, but i.ia t indo
ix?i:c.cnt fellow o:i tlio continent. lie
icuks (1ot.-:i with sconi upon the
wretched Dakota wbiij settler, whoie
voice i never heard in congress
v.houi tbo t::x cratborer Sl'lt1
jT? t'pt prf5t:vpt.tiji5:i juid 'regularity, end
y. uo "ntpclily i ays tvq (a live per. cent
per niontli out of lii Emr.ll iprops for
the privilege of existence, The nappy
!3ioux lives, high, feasts royalljvwaxes
fat on beeves furnished by the govern
ment, lie dancetbin Ins fatness and
he feastetb to repletion, while the
wretched white kern sees his last cow
driven piw-ay, hist pbildren ahd wife
protesting iri tears and in vain. Ilappy
Sioux 1 Wretched settler! Rapid City
A Crim Counterpoise.
Two telegraph linemen were at
work in a suburb painting- poles. The
Eainter was hoisted to the top on a
oatswain's chair by his companion,
who stood sentinel beloWj rppq in
hand. The latter: betaina'weary; hun
gry " or thirsty or "something and
sought relief at a neighboring inn,
without notifying the man aloft To
guard against accident he availed
imself of an old tomb stone the line
ran alongside a buriaj plaee-r-and fas
tened, (be yopo thereto without (elling
the man pp' the (roe. When the lat
ter had painted down to his reaching
powers, lie looked down, saw not his
partner, and, holding on to the. oppo
site rope, kicked tho one he was swung
lo. It yielded, and down he went,
though slowly. This astonished him,
but ho was more astonished when "he
was brought face "to"f ace' with "the
gravestone," 'with its ' "Sacred ' to the
memory! and ' so on, which had
pull-d up just the distance the rcaa
liad lescenoed. There was trouble in
that camp of painters, and it reached
bead nia rteri Boston Transcript.
Tlio Rioux Indians ai-c t'U WP"4
sented in pQiVgr-i:! t'vin (ho. 'mo.plo f
ton not. rx-uuer co
It May lie That Belief In Spook 1
What Saves tho White Rats A CltUen
Who Wasn't Sure About III VUlon, and
lie Went to the Doctor.
A citizen who had lost his reckoning
and who was pursuing a tortuous course
along Mulberry street very early in the
morning chanced to look down into the
basement office of anoctural worker near
police headquarters. He seemed to be
somewhat alarmed by what he saw. A
frolicsome kitten was apparently giving
boxing lessons to a score of big and little
white rats on the top of a coverless pine
table. The rats took the cuffing of tho
kitten very amiably, and came up for
more as i " they rather enjoyed it. Tlio
convivial citizen grasjxnl the iron rail
ing in frontof the ba:;; :ac:u convulsively,
and, with an intensity of purpose that
was evident from the corrugations on his
forehead, sought to convince himself, by
harder gazing, that ho was the victim of
an optical delusion.
A young man of serious aspect came
out of an office next door and saw the
befuddled stranger peering into the base
ment. The stranger also observed the
young man, whoso guileless expression
cave no indication of the gay deceit
lurking in his soul.
" 'Scuse me," said the stranger, "but
ish there a lot of white razz and a kitten
"White rats and a kitten? Preposter
ous! My dear Bir, you need medical at
tention. I half suspect that you have
been drinking."
The stranger's face grew pale. He
brokenly murmured his thanks to the
good hearted young man, and saying he
was going down town to get Dr. Perry
to straighten him up, ho meandered
lie had seen, as anybody may who
passes the basement, just what tho face
tious young man led him to believe he
had not seen. . If he had been 6ober and
had gone into the basement and had a
talk with tho owner of the rats, Mr.
Frank Hastings, he might have heard
some interesting things about them. Mr.
Hastings lias bred over a hundred of
them. Only one developed a vicious
spirit. It bit its owner whenever he put
his hand near it, and, fearing its exam
ple of ferocity might be imitated by the
rest of the 6nqwy colony, Mr. Hastings
decided to give it to the giant torn cat of
his guileless next door neighbor. This
cat had often looked through the base
ment window, devouring (he rats with
his eyes and apparently longing to make
a move substantial meal of them. The
wicked rat was taken next door and put
down in front of tho tabby, who sur
prised the onlookers by backing away
from the trembling little creature, which
made no effort to get out of the way.
Tom surveyed it a few moments and
cautiously approach and sniffed around it.
Then he turned his back on it and am
bled into a corner and lay down,, Uc
was not permitted to ffejf I hero undis
turbed. T!9 Vt Wa! taken over to him
and placed ph Ids, back. He got up, let
ting it slide to tho floor, and trotted into
another corner. A loan and hungry
looking vagrant cat was hunted up and
brought in, and the rat was set d'.Vsyr. be
fore him. lie refuse 1 ev- cu smell the
rodent, ad scapo.l from it into the
street th?. moment t'.i3 door was oncd.
A bull terrior was brought in and he.
too, wouldn't touch the Ji-tl-' udnal.
Sir. IIa.3.thv5- a.oked his guileleus neighbor-,
w!ii has -asoui for everything,
why it v. a3 that a wait 2 ri s-.onieJ to bo
sacred l cats a:id dogs, and t!v uei-hbor
said that ho gurs:;:?.l t..' vrhite rat be
lon.Ti'd to the iv.uij family r.. whit:
elephant worshiped by i t ir.o.-c: or. .
aiayha. the cat : c.iJ (IjAtJrt l-
rat y 1 (hu fcnro; rv-1;:' c m cry
day rat they Uu.j U:-i5-d h?; ;:.:t. II
IIa3lin.;3 jvsroi'-ed l'V- rut t i.3 cou.:
rades, hoping ihc fright it had recti
utight cure it of biting. It Lit Uir.i agai.i
fifteen minutes Liter, and he gave it to a
tough boy in Mulberry t.treet who was
not as sentimental the co.ts and the
bull teM'ic-i'. The, boy killed it with a
Tlio peaceful disposition of the cats to
ward tlG bad white rat suggested to Mr.
Hastings the idea of getting a kitten for
them. It is a fc-iualj kitten, and vaa
presented to Jlr. ILting3 by Baker John
Brandemoor, around in Houston street.
It i: just about twice a3 big as the old
blind grandmother of the rats, but its
spirit is colossa and fierco . enough to
throb against the riba of a Sullivan.
Probably this is due to the diet of mince
pie it reveled in when with the baker.
It does not display it3 ferocity unless a
strange dog happens to come jnta the of
fice. Then it drives fill tho rats, except
tho old blnd grandmother, who will not
bo driven, into tho box, and marches to
and fro, with its back arched and tail
erect, sputtering and growling at the in
truder. If the kitten could talk on these
occasions, Mr. Hastings has no doubt
that it might say to the big dogs:
"I'm the guardian of (his household,
and you, can cross Its threshold only over
my dead body 1 Spitl-BpatP
There is one cannibal among the. rats
It is a female, with a; epot on its
neck, and it devours its progeny. The
blind grandmother is as full of the ma
ternal feeling" as a hen with a first brood
of chickens. She reared all the little
ones af ter their mpthera abandoned them.
Has left tor the East to buy the Finest, Largest ami Clicnpent
Stock of
Spring and Summer Clothing
Ever Brought to Cass county. Kemember JOE will liny
CLXaLisItLia.g, G-oods7
ZEHTgLto &jzzl3l Caps,
Than Tou Ever Saw in Plattsinouth.
kJt n is-
Has not got one dollar's worth of Spring Goods, or old Shelf
Worn Goods. Everything 3'ou will see in his store
will be Bran
At Such Low Prices it
FEB. 11
After a sucjessdiil n srsuit of
tile trade, I lind myself tur the p t;t
store ni.Tfvi tain three to live lours
I am obliged to retire frj:n a;tive
I o-et well norain.
is is a Ggflsme Sale and No Sclieiii
For reasons above given I
:5th. The Low Prices continues
goods of us last week will bear testimony to our Immense Stock ot
Staple Goods and Low Prices.
Dress Goods, AH-Wool, Hook-folded, in all the latest Shades, at the
popular yrio? of 25 cents.
Checked Goods, 40 inches
cents per yard,) at 25 cents.
These goods are advertised in
Jamestown Broodhead Goods
per yard barg iin3 sold elsewhere at 25 cents.
Ginghams trom 5 to 7 cents per yard; Dress Ginghams, choice
styles at 81; Indig Blue German Calico from 7 to 11 cents per yard.
Muslins Jtrom o to lUJc. per yard; Hops Lawnsdale .
Fruits 9i; Wannesatta 10A; llalt and 'Unbleached proportionally low."
Turkey Red Table Linens 25 cents per yard; White Table Cloth
from 15 to 35 cents per yard.
Blankets, Flannels, Shoes go
JF0S0 Vo Wkfoaeta
New, of the
"Will Astonish You.
FEB. 1 1 ,'89.
over 17 years of in?rc in-
six months unable ti be at my
a lty. .My general health tailing,
biniii iss, tor a time at least, until
will Dispose of my Stock by April
as last week, and those who bought
wide, all wool (generally sold at 35
Omaha at 33 and 40 cents.
in full Stock and sold at21 cents
at prices Cash.