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THE DAILY HERALD ; BLATTSHOUTIl, .NEBRASKA, TUESDAY, FEBT?UARY 23, lu,.
Tho Plattsmoath Daily Herald.
KNOTTS 33 !R C S.,
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Our Clublng List.
Wekklt Hr.it a li and V. World..
X. V. Tr'l.une.
N. Y. Pre-. 2
X. V. Pot. 2
Harper' Magtzlne 4
" ISazar... 4
Young people 3
Neb. Farmer 2
ly Mapazl'-e 3
'Aniprican Ma'zlne 3
The Forum ft
Lincoln (Sun.) Call 2
" Weekly C. 11 1
Wiiex Gen. Harrison was in the senate
he said, "I would like to hare our navy
made respectable, ho that an American
naval ofiictr, at he tread the deck of a
ship hearing the tturry banner at her
head, and looks upon her equipment and
armament, may feel that she U a match
for the proudest tshtp that wulkn the sen
under any other flat?." ' This goes to
show what the policy of the new Admin
istration will be concerning nppropria
tions for naval purposes.
Gen. Rouhku, the winner of the great
races down in West Virginia when Sher
idan chased him through the mountains
and all over the Kanawoha valley an. I
who is reported by ycracious -chronicler?
to hare run a week after the pursuit
ceased, has been slopping over again.
lie is denouncing Sherman this time.
If Rosser hadn't been so good a runner
he would have filled his stomach with
fighting before the war closed. But m
month fighter never quits so long as
wind holds out to him. Lincoln Jour
The departure of the four Germar
ironclads for Samoa is for "moral effect'
in the conference which Bismarck is anx
ious to hold with the United States and
Great Britain in Berlin on the Samoan
question. However, the American posi
tion on this matter is plain and simple.
No agreement can be reached with tht
United States which does not involve
either the reinstatement of the deposed
King of the islands or the full and free
recognition of Mataafa, the man whom
the islanders have chosen to succeed that
monarch. Globe Democrat.
Recent disputes in this country as to
the accuracy ot the governmental weather
' predictions suggest a comparison with
the services of otLer countries. In Great
Britain the work of the meteorological
office appears to be on the whole success
fuL During the last year, in every hun
dred forecasts, fifty-three have been
exactly fulfilled and thirty-one other
have proved more than half right, at any
rate, as to be of practical yalue. Of the
remaning sixteen, ten were less than half
right, and six were altogether wrong. Of
the storm warnings issued, 55$ per cent
were jusified; 26 per cent were partially
right, and 16 per cent were false alarms.
Of the hay harvest forecasts, 88 per cent
were entirely successful, and only 4 per
cent wholly wrong. These results show
a high state of efficiency in this service,
especially when it is remembered thatth
difficulties of the weather prophet are in
some important respects far greater in
Great Britain than they are here. N. Y.
NET RESULT OF FOUR YEARS.
In place of the high hopes, liberal
promises and harmony with which Mr
Cleveland began his administration,
there are distrust, shattered pledges ami
dissensions so pronounced that the party
is actually afraid of its own shadow.
And this is the result of four years of
government by a statesman who imagines
he is greater than his party. Baltimore
THOSE "ENORMOUS PROFITS:
The report of Mr. Samuel W. Hotchkiss,
labor commissioner of Connecticut,
throw some light on the question of
manufacturing profits. Mr. riotchkiss'
report includes returns from ninety dif
f erent'establishments representing twenty
two lines of industry; $48,404,992 of
capital and manufacturing goods during
the year valued at $45,618,192.
Speaking of th s reoort, the Presssaya:
The total amount paid for labor in pro
ducing these goods for the year ending
KovembeJ SO, 1888, was $12,470,277.
This money was paid to 2-,256 persons,
baf it does not include all that was paid
for labor in connection with this amount
of product. The salaries of officers,
superintendents, clerks, bookkeeper
salesmen an 3 other non-producers bring
op the total legitimnte lbor expenses to
$17,319,497. Add to this for not, inter
est and taxes $832,483 and the cost i t
and material, $24,578,061, and we hare j
only $2,668,141 left for net profits. '
These figures clearly show how easy it
was for the free traders during the cam
paign, by omitting two important items
and essential elements in the calculation,
to bhow double and treble tho actun
profit. This is how it was done:
FKKK-THADB METHOD BASED OX CENSUS OF
Value of stock and material. $24,578. 004
Waespaid labor 12.470,277
Alleged total cost production $37,048,341
Total value of product $45,618,182
Alleged total cost production $87,048,341
Alleged robber b irons profit $8,569,851
COIIRECTEO METHOD ADOPTED BT MB.
valve of stock and material. $24,578,n64
Wages paid productive labor 12,470,277
Wages paid non-productive
Rent, interest and taxes 852,488
Total cost of production with
out wear and tear of plant. $42,750,049
Total value of product $45,618,192
Total cost of production 42,750,049
A'-tual profit $2,868,143
The democratic campaign was practical
y fought out on figures manipulated in
the manner above described, and the
profit of manufacturing was made out as
enormous. Even Presideut Cleveland
ssuines thiYin some of his stale docu
meut. Labor was represented as not
zetiing its share, and the "greedy capital
isi" was pictured as sucking the life's
blood of the wage carpers. The first
intelligent investigation in one of the
very states in which the people were
thus deluded shows absolutely the con-
rary. In the number of establishments
represented in the report, and including
22 distinct industries, we find that the
stock and material are represented by
53.9 per cent; the cost of labor of all
kind:, productive and non-productive.
and inducing superintendency, 37.9 per
cent; rent, interest and taxes 1.9 percent,
and net profits 6.3 per cent. total, 100
per cent. Think of it, profits only 6 per
cent. American Economist.
In mirthful measures, warm and free,
I sing, dear maid, and sing for thee!
But I think I would be performing a
greater service to you and your sex by
singing, not in measured rythm but by
setting out some strong truths in simple
prose. If you or any of your female
friends are suffeiing from ulcerations,
displacements, bearing-down sensations,
or unnatural discbarg?s, use Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription, which is sure to
r idicate these complaints iu aaliorttime,
ft is the only medicine for woman's pecu
liar iiilment9, sold by druggists, under
a positive guarantee, from the manu
facturers, that it wll give satisfaction in
-verv case, or monev will be refunded,
This guarantee has been printed I on the
bottle-wrapper, and faithfully carried
out for many years.
.Perquisites at the Austrian Court.
.Nothing except tho linen, plate, china
and glass is ever served twice at the
tables of the Austrian court. Some of
the servants have as their perquisites the
botik'j which have come up to the dining
room but have not been uncorked; others
the uncorked bottles, and others again
the wine that reruaina in the glasses.
Ther. fore it is tho interest of one set of
servants to keep the glasses full; of
another set to draw as many corks as
pos.siMo wliile parting with as little wine
as they can. and of a third set to draw
forks sparingly. As regards the food,
too. there are different orders of claim
ants for perquisites, one man having a
vested interest in the joints, another in
the joultry. a third in the sweet dishes,
and s: on. Then there are the men to
whom the wax candles belong, and these
natu::dly make a rush to blow out the
fundles the moment the last guest has
tvalncd out of the room. And, incredi
ble us it may sound, there is a basement
torri.;or in the palace which is like a
baziuir full of 6hops. Here not only the
keepers of small hotels and restaurants,
but the cooks of many ladies belonging
to t!i3 second class official world, come
to buy cold meats, pastry, sweetmeats,
trine. and candles. There is one sort of
Tokay 'which can only be bought from
the court servants, os none is made ex
cept for the cuiieror. and it is to bo pre
sumed that tho uncorked bottles of
chain iKigne and other fine wines are
generally sold by the dozen, and they
must form a very substantial perquisite.
' THE OLD RELIABLE.
Ik. WATERMAN &
Wholesale nd Retail Dealer la
N E LUMBER !
Shingles, Lath, Sash,
Can supply every demand of the trade
Call and get terms. Fourth street
In Rear of Opera House.
R. K. Windham, John a. Davifs.
NotarjfPubUc. " "otary Public.
W1XUIIAH A IIAVIE4,
.ttoraoys - at - Law.
TXATT8X0VTH, - - NEBRASKA
Palo, withered hand., th-t moro t uan four score
Had wrought for others: !k::ij1 tho hurt of
Rocked children "acrad'.in, ease i tb" f i-rer's Kmart,
broDDed balm of lovn f i in:iy uj aching heart;
Now, mlrlesH folded, like wan row l.uvcj pressed,
Above the huuw and silence of her breast;
In mute appeal they told of lubora Joins
And well earned rent that came at act of sun.
From the worn brow the lines of care had swept
As If an angel kiss, the while she sic.
Had smoothed the cobweb wrinkles quite away.
And glren back the peace of childhood's day.
And on the lijw the faint stuile almost said:
None"know life's secret but the happy dead."
So Razing where she lay we knew thut alu
And parting could not cleave her soul again.
And we were sure that they who saw her lost
In that dim vista which we call the past,
Who never knew her old and laid aside,
Rnmembering best the maiden and the bride.
Had sprung to tret her with the olden RjK-wch,
The dear sweet names no later lore can teach.
And Welcome Home they criod. and Kraied her
So dwells the mother in the best of kinds.
Margaret K. Songster in Christian Intelligencer.
A MOORLAND MAID.
Louis Do Mornay was the name of a
joung Cuban who had lately fallen heir
to a large estate. A hunting lodge in
Scotland was his favorite home, and Jie
was going out ou a hunting pxiiedjtion
alone and unattended. One night, while
lost on the moors, he received shelter
from a farmer named McGregor, and
there saw for the first time the woman
who was to sway his destiny.
Marion was just budding into perfect
womanhood, atjd Ijoautiud as a dream.
Tho young Cuban Ml in lovo with her
:it once, and from that time he was a fre
quent visitor at the McGregor cottage,
De Mornay did not tell Marion of his
love, but spoke first privately to her
father, willing to abide by the old Scot's
decision. McGregor night have felt
proud of .gaining such a son-in-iaw, but
Marion was all he had in the world
'My daughter must marry in her own
station when the time comes," he said
firmly. "You do us honor by your pro
posal, but the time will come when you
will see JJie folly of such an unseemly
Do Mornay, truo to his word, departed
without seeing Marion, and from that
day the girl drooped like a flower in the
'I hope you are not moping about that
chap who went away, said McGregor,
coming upon his daughter one day in
tears; -'-'put him out of your thoughts.
lass, for he'll never comb back. I sent
liim quick enough about his business.
A sudden joy kindled her pale face,
"Oh, father, did he ask for me? Then
heaven be praised! I read his looks and
acts aright. Oh," said she, sinkin
down upon her knees and catching her
fathers horny hand and kissing it, "I
had )ost my faith in human nature and
you have given it buck. Bies you for
it. Oh, father, if that face could tell a
false story, then the angels themselves
would be untrue."
"Cam yoursejf, Marion," interrupted
her fatiier sternly. "Did you not hear
me? It's all at an end. You cannot be
It would be like tho mating
of a crow and a dove.
"I care not, so he loves me," mur
mured Marion, softly. ''Hear my vow,"
she said, suddenly, and again she sank
upon her knees, and raised her pure,
childlike, but resolute face to his. "1
will never pjarry Louis do Mornay with
out your consent, but I will lovo him niy
life long, and die a maid for his sake if I
cannot bo his wife."
It was too late to check her. The vow
was taken and would be kept. The strict
old father himself would not have dared
to ask her to break it.
Matters went on about the same at the
farm, Several years passed by, during
which Louis was constantly changing
his location, as, indeed, it was necessary
for him to do to give personal supervision
to his various estates.
During this period of unmitigated pros
perity to the wealthy young land owner,
Farmer McGregor had been gradually
but surely going down in the world. A
succession of bad crops, a disease among
his fine Durhams, until scarcely a poor
lialf dozen was left of his fine herd, and
a murrain which proved fatal to the
sheep left him at last in a very straight
Still he had managed to get lus rent
money together. The pay day was near
and tho farmer had put the liardly earned
money in a leathern wallet preparatory
to a ctart.
"Well, wife, he said, with a sigh,
"here's pay for last year. It's main
doubtful, though, where the next will
"Keep up, Duncan," was her cheerful
answer, "its all for tne best, tuougn
one cannot always ken why."
So he started away to tne laird's coun
try seat on lus stout cob without weapon
of defense, for it was a peaceful country
and he had no fear of molestation.
Dut his journey was not half over,
when in some lonely woods through
which the road ran an escaped convict
seized his opportunity and struck him
senseless from his horse, rifled his pock
ets, and mounting, rode rapidly away
with his plunder.
About half an hour later he was found
by the gamekeeper of an adjoining estate
and taken at onco to the big house and
cared for. The master was away, but
tho housekeeper was kind and efficient,
and under her good ofiiees ho soon came
to consciousness, but net to the ability to
help himself. One blow had fallen upon
hu ehoulder, and it proved to be tLulo-
catcd. There was no alternative but to
remain perhaps for weeks, so Marion was
sent for. Tho day after tho young pro
prietor arrived also. The housekeeper
told bun at once o his strange guests, and
fastened to tssure them of hij cordial
As he entered the room Marion rose
frod beside licr father's bedside, and
tf ter one surprised gLar.cc, held out her
zul, her c,vcj Flmung hi: 2 twin star..
It v.-: Louis LX Jlornay.
".:. f. :?'. brighteneu vtJj a sudden i
li rlit C3 he v. i r.t forward. T::tiaj her
two t-cud'-r hond3 within Ids own he
tamed to the old father.
-8tV bo said gravely, "it is the will
of God tlist yn t-hoidd give mc Marion
for mv vt 1 v own. Ihr bteps have lee:i
led to ray roof tree by" tho hand of fate. I
She i t 1:12 the most precious treasure
in the world. Will you not give her to
The old man Ltoked up into the dark,
earnest face. Iu v.pret.'-.ioii of sincerity
and kindlings could not be luisunder-
Etood, and in spile of liims If he became j
for tho first time conscious of his noble,
At last he reached out a trembling
hand and placed it ujon Marion's bright
"Take her," he said hoarsely. "It is
God's will and the lass loves you. I'm
not sure if I would give her up, but the
poor bairn might soon be without a shel
tering roof tree. The world's not gone
weil with mo of late, j-oung man."
"That is because you slighted love, and
thelitile tyrant is angry," said Ixmis, j
playfully, v.u lie turned and looked ques
tioningly into Marion's blushing face.
"Little one, is it true? Do you love
me? Look up and tell ine,"
She tried to raise her blue eyes to meet
his, but their radiance was too iowerf ul.
Her sweet lips tit nihied, but before the
wordj came they were drowned in a
shower of kisses. .
Thuu they were betrothed. Nebraska
o Coivits tor (iiik
poi.it out many lames or my
atv'iua intn r.ce w!k r.avo
never worn cor-
Kcis, uini 'Mm nriincr looU
stoop: in fact, 1 have been
yi :.!; i i'.'t.
back and i.'.
the eri'dro:;:. of their ear
irt.t !: r, who ii near PJ
js 'iiut-ii tiiraiglitcr in the
luuliii;.; than nioat of the
yoiuig I.uliej wli.iia I :; .'.r. .She never
leans Lack i:i :: chair.:. :d d-..-i i::t appear
to need ;tv.y arti:k i;;l :;:;pport whatever.
S'10 ha.? lie vol v(.i;i or.;'t.i ic." an hour,
My opinion U thv.t wb-.-r. a peiso-i com
mciices t:i '.v.ij )i,1-tii siho' m far more
inclined to t too; tl:::.i before, uiid as to
the figure." the one without corhetsi is far
moro graceful and pleading to the eye
than the hard, bony looking structure we
so often meet.
I am very glad the outcry against this
articlo of dress fa Itctmuaitg so, decided,
and I hope much good will be tho result.
To put children and growing girls into
corsets h Viniply outrageous. All the
young muscles, t-o delicate and leautifu!,
should live full play to develop health
ily as nature intends them, and not be
crushed and confined as they must be
even by the most innocent description, of
corsets. The more room these growing
muscles have, the less deformity there
will be, for nature in her healthy devel
opment never deforms. Let us allow
natural growth, and we shall have
healthy and vigorous bodies. English
Her Kind or Faith,
Theie, for instance, is that 6tory of the
German old maid who had petitioned the
authorities to remove a great hill from
in front of her house, in order that she
might get an unobstructed view of the
river Khine. Tho authorities were diso
bliging and pig headed, and wouldn't
move the hill. The old maid pleaded,
but quite in vain. Hut t he was a pious,
liblo reading woman, and a lineal de
scendant of Martin Luther into the bar
ain. She remembered the text about
'10 faith that can move mountains.
:!.id6he resolved to try it on the great,
troublesome hill that cut off her view of
the beautiful Rhine She decided upon
.1 night of prayer that the mountain
might bo removed, with implicit confi
dence that her prayer would be an
swered. All night long she wrestled,
like Jacob of old. What ecstasies of de
votion ishe passed through no one may
know, and to speculate upon, them would
be profanation. In the morning she
rose, with radiant countenance, confi
dently drew the curtain of hor window
that looked toward tho mountain, stag
gered back with apparent surprise and
exclaimed, "Oond dero it slitands, shoost
as I expected:" Boston Transcript.
A Warm IJloodcd Empress,
It i.3 said that Queen Victoria is so fond
of fresh air that she is in the habit of
sleeping with open windows even in the
dead of winter, and that during the day
time her apartments at Windsor Castle
are so cold that her attendants and visitors
are almost frozen. The Empress Maria
Theresa of Austria was more peculiar in
this respect. Her apartments were very
rarely heated. She exposed herself to
draughts without falling a victim to
rheumatism. LTer writing table, even
in winter, w-as close to the open window,
and the falling snow often drifted into
tho apartment and fell on the paper on
which she wrote. It frequently hai-
pened that the bauds of the hairdresser
were partiy frozen wnile attending to
her majesty's cohTure, and that the ladies
surrounding her august person literally
trembled with cold. 2.ew 1 ork Graphic.
To Save Time.
Anything to save time is New York's
motto. Tho newest thing it- a shop where
mea and women may have their shoes
mended wliile they wait. Customers see
the latest shocmaking machinery in the
window, and behind the machines a row
of lasts at which men prepare the work
for the machines. A woman goes Li,
las her shoes taxen c-li, put on the lasts.
trimmed of ali tattci-3 and shreds, fitted
wjjLli nev." heel.; end soles, put into n sew-
vjcr nailing maciiine and made good
a-j now alnio. t lialf a3 quickly as it ba3
taken to write these v.-ovua Patching is
tires only work that u done in tJio old
fashioned way. Entire new shoes are
nio.dj i: order by the pair La two hours.
Du-trcii I'rt e IVer-;.
Cctvhis Ttilar.s MisrJ.
The gervrcl t!ea-;i:y of what are called
ou: 1 rs--t ! .i.tv ci;v!.; 0.1 tioint.'t of
A:u . Lv.:! ii;-. rature i iiiu ,t rated by the !
p:ritM-..i t::;-i:;.ccjf:i a ijuy recently,
i i . i.;::i j : ; "Vit.iu." f i::ae:f ""iht'.t
fx Lav :' :.'.rr.. y'".i ;-.:;o-.v, whj
v." ; i.-. .a- ::v i I i.:; ;.;. Ilvvoatiug
i::. r;;i-c.:;. fsza v."!i.jui
i,!; !: v ; ' : ' h:hi,S:.-3 j
v.:-. k:.-: . -k!:. ' - :. v-: he !
. ;" . , . 5",. V.Tl.tO 'lhl TlTT i
IT-.-" rM:-i" lir"'""f "i-If ir 1
In ordtr to cutMown our li.r'e stock Ot
Dry Goods, Underwear,
Notions &c., we are ottering Unexcelled Bargains in these Goods.
"We have a
i u m m m en
And tilk Handkerchiefs at very low liirnres.
In this Department we are
at prices that is sure to sell them. Call and inspect them and
be convinced that we carry the best stock in I'lattsmonth.
HAS THE LARGEST
In the city, which he is offering at Prices that will make them sell.
A complete line of Window Curtains at a sacrifice. Picture
Frames in great variety. You can get everything you need.
You can buy it on the installment plan, pay so much each
month and you will soon have a fine lurnished house
and hardly realize the cost. Call and see.
SIXTn STREET, BET. MAIN AND
Q-O TO ECEISriEVST B3ECII'3
Parlor, Dining Room and Kitchen
HE OWNS III3 OWN BUILDING,
PAYS INTO liEIsTT
And therefore can sell you goods fur less
Money than any other dealer in the city.
HE ALSO HAS A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF
HEARSE FURNISHED FOR ALL FUNE'CALS.
COR. MAIN AND
v J--- rsr. vtn.
S. F. THOMAS.
Attorner-at-Laur and Notary Public. Offle in
Fi:zgerald Block. Piatt nioiitb. Neb.
A. N. RTTM.IVAN,
At?omy-at-Law. Will elve !r-''npt Attention
to a!l hi)tliie lutnjtert to him. ffTic to
Cnion P.lock, East tii. Plattamoutb. Neb.
Staple and Faacy Groceries, Glaaaware and
CrockeTy, Floiirad Fed.
fine line of
showing all the latest styles of
AND FINEST STOCK OF
II AITMGLTP, HE.
P rnonal attention to ill alnii EatruH
!o my care.
XOTABY IX orncR.
Titl- Exvninfd. AbstarcU Compiled, In
surance nrinn, Keal Ektate Skld.
Better Ficl'.itiei for maklnc Farm 'Loan tba
Plattnaoutb, - Kctrac3
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