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KLd" -e carbonic c;4 Uca the air
- VUlying it carlwn: the animal
oVb anU : lire by taking the eolidiflt!
arbcn from the plant and converting it
That.; in it bfodly simple form, is the
Iliad in a nutKuell. the core and kerne)
of biology. ' The whole cycle of life w
one eternal weaw. Firnt the plant col
lects it carbon comjionnds from the air
in the uxkhred state; it deoxidizes and
rebuilds them, ami then the animal pro
weds to burn thm by rIow combustion
within its own body and to turn thm
loose upon the air once more oxidized
-After which the plant starts again on
the am road as before, and the animal
also recommence! da capo. And so on
Bot the oint which 1 want particu
larly to emphasize here is junt this: That
trees and plantM don't grow out of th
ground t all. as moKt people do vainly
talk, hot directly out of the air. and
that when' they die or get consumed
they return once more to the atmosphere
troin whicfi they were taken. Trees nn
deniably eat carlwn.
Of course, therefore, all the ordinary
nnscientific conceptions of how plants
feed are absolutely erroneous. Vegetable
physiology indeed got beyond those
conceptions a good hundred years ago.
lint it ncually takes a hrmdred years for
the world at large to make np its lee
way. Trees don't snck up their nutri
ment by the roots,' they don't derive
their food from the soil, they don't need
to be fed like ha hies through a tube with
terrestrial solid. The solitary instance
of an orchid hnng up by a string in a
conservatory on a piece of bark ought to
b sufficient at once to dispel forever
this strange delnsion if people ever
thought: but. of course, they don't think
I inan other jeople.
The true mouths and stomachs of
plants are not to lie found in the roots,
but, in the green leaves: their true food
is not sucked np from the 6oil. but is in-
haled through tiny channels from the
air: the mass of their material is carbon,
as we can all &ee visibly to the naked eye
when a log of wood is reduced to char
coal, and that carbon the leaves them
selves drink in by a thousand small
green mouths from the atmosphere
But how about the jnice. the sap, the
qualities of the soil, the manure required
is the incredulous cry of other people.
What is the use of the roots, and espe
cially of the rootlets, if they are not the
mouths and supply tubes of the plants?
Well. I plainly perceive I can get '"no
forrader," like the farmer with his claret
iiu i ve answereu tnat question, pro
visionally at least: so 1 will say here at
once, without fnrther ado. that the plant
requires drink as well as food, and the
roots are the mouths that supply it with
They also suck np a few other things
as well, which are necessary indeed, but
far from forming the bulk of the nutri-
ptient. Many plants, however, don't
need any roots at all, while none can
get on without leaves as mouths and
stomachs that is to s;i3 no true plant-
like plants, for some parasite plants are
practically to all intents and purposes
animals. To put it briefly, every plant
uas one sec or aerial moutns to sucir a
carbon, and many plants have another
et of subterranean mouths as well, to
suck np water and mineral constituents.
Tills log Kn-w a Good Thinjj.
It would be quite impossible forany liv
ing being, it would seem, to be insensible
to the charms of camp life. One morn
ing when the Listener was in camp, a
queer looking black dog of uncertain race,
but broad between the eves. like all intelli
gent dogs, suddenly popjied into the place,
evidently upon some journey around the
lake. Ie looked about him in astonish
ment, and then sat down and looked
again. Then he settled instantly down,
in a sort of glad, grateful way, which
was as much as to sa3. "This is exactly
the sort of place that I've always been
looking for!" Not another step did he
stir on the journey
lie adopted the camp from that mo
ment and everybody in it. Nolxxly
knew where he came from or to whom
he belonged. He was a total stranger to
the people who lived on the farm not
far away. Fie slept in front of the tent
at night, and barked at any stranger who
came that way. and answered amiably
to the name of Liberty Moses. No doubt,
when the camj broke up. he went back
to his more civilized home, wherever it
was. but as long as that charming spot
remained in existence there was no other
place for him. Boston Transcript.
known. , .rkfocietj
A pictuVe. honncr, iA prinVJ( in the
Octobernumber of The New York
and Paris Young Ladiea' Fashion
Ha.ar, entitled "Pretty girls learn
ing to dance the minuet," which
divert Home clew to their identity.
Societyhere also is interested in
the fact that each of the, four Amer
ican is to wear a dress similar to
the otic illustrated and marked No.
8 iti the colored platCH of the mag
azine, which has partly revealed
their personality and set fashion
The young ladies have been prac
ticing the minuet for eight months
before venturing to ask the privil
ege, which has been granted, of dan-
cmg before Her Majesty.
The New York and Parts Young
Ladies' Fashion Paxarisfor sale by
all newsdealers. It will also be sent,
postage prepaid, for 25 cents per
single copy. The subscription
price is $3.00 per year.
Address GKORGIS M UN RO,
Miuiro's'Publishing Hon sc.
(P. ). Hox:i7."l.)
17 to 27 Vnneewater St., N. Y.
MISSOURI I'AVIfTC UAILWAT
No. 3M Aceomtidatiou I.eav 10:51 a. in.
No.ss arrives 4 ;C0 p. m.
Train daily except Sunday
SECHET SOCl ETIES
KNMJH'IH OK PVTlilAV ISsnntlet Uti"
so. 47 Meet every VelneHly evening
at thetr h II lu Harmeie & Cia'tr blix-k. All vim
itlnir knltchtM are ordl:iMy in v ted to attend
C. C. Ma-Miull. V. V. ; ti I'ovey, K. K. 8.
YOUiWi MEN'H "HKIMTION "KOCIATION
Waterman blink Main Street. Knonn
open frum k a ni to a -JH i ml For men only
ioseI nieet'iiK every Sunday alteruoou at A
AO. IT. W 8. Meeln first and third Friday
eve.ilntrt of earn month RtG. A. K. Hall
in Roekwook block. Krank Vermllyea, M, W.
1, H Kuersole. Kecorder.
AO IT. w. No. R4- Meets second and feurth
Krirtuv i vi'rlnim in t he month ftl (i. A . K.
hall in Kock wood lilock,
V . P. Urown, Kesiorder,
K. J. Morgan, M W,
Mt.t nt f h K. of 1'
A KU ANA M Co. Coi ncil No 1021.
hail in the ranneie k
CTMie bloek over Hennett & Tutta, visirinjj
liretliren invited Henry Herold, llegenl ;
Ihos M'aillnK. Secret oi v.
To Remind Him.
Little Pete is a good boy as well as a
boy of a great deal of originality in his"
"uotious," but he ha.s the serious fault of
being extremely forgetful.
One day. after having gone on an er
rand and forgotten what he was sent for.
he exclaimed bitterly to bis sister:
"Oh. dear! 1 wish I was a snakeP
"You wish you were a snake?" said his
"Yes. and a great long one as much
as six feet long."
"Why, what for. Pete?"
"So 1 could tie knots in in 3 self to
I wake me remember thing!" Youth's
Vivacious Mattie Vickers enter
tained an audience at the Grand
last niirht that tilled every chair
and tlw hnlcony stairs. The, bill
was Miss Vickers'Jfnew domestic
drama. "Kdflweiss,"2and the ap
proval of tne'audience was made
manifest"on numerous occasions.
The greater jiart of the play is laid
ainid the mountains of Switzerland,
and Niss Vickers takes Ihe part of
a peasant girl, who rescues and
nurses back to life handsome Jack
Dutton, whose life is attempted by
his partner and supposed friend.
Emile Schwartz. The rich brogue
and the many amusing incidents
give her ample opportunity to dis
play the vivacity which bubbles so
incessantly from her sunny nature.
And of course therejis singing and
da ncing- there alw;i3's is when
Mattie Vickers is about. - Chicago
Miss Vickers will appear at the
Waterman next Tuesday wight.
A Sudden Death.
A vale of gloom wsis cast over the
city at 12 o'clock to-day by the an
nouncement that Mrs. Fannie Keller
had quietly and unexpectedly
breathed her last.
Mrs. Keller had been confined to
her roomjfor about two weeks with
an attack of typhoid fever but her
condition was not considered crit
ical and the announcement of her
death is a surprise to all. She died
at the home of Dr. McCrea, at whose
house she had been stopping for a
The interment will take place Sun
day at an hour yet to be decided
up 011 .
CASS LODOE. No. 1 16. 1. O. O. F. meets ev
ry Tueday niuht at their hall in Fitzgerald
tlok. All Odd Fellow are cordially invited
' attend when vmitint; in the city. .1 Cory.
N. J S. W. Bridge. Secretary.
PLACES OF WORSHIP.
Catholic ni. Paul's Church, ak. between
Fifth and Sixth. Father Ca'ney, Pastor
Services : V-iss at nd 10 :30 A. M. Sunday
School at 2 :30, with benedictiou.
Christian. Corner Locust and Eichtli Sts.
Services inorninjr and tventng. Elder J. K.
Iteed, pa-slor. Sunday School 10 a. m.
Episcopal. St. Luke's Church, corner Third
and Vine. Kev il B. HurKess. pantor. Ser
vices :HA.M.a'd7:30P m. Sunday School
at 2 :30 P. m.
Gkkman Mkthodist earner Sixth St. and
iranite. Kev. Uirt. Factor. Services : 11 A. M.
and 7 ::0 p. m. Sunday School 10 :30 A.m.
Pa kskytf ri an. Services in new church, cor
ner Sixth and CrnnMe ste. Kev. .) . T. Paird,
pastor, sunoav-sc' ool at 9 ;30 ; Preaching
nt 11 a. in. and 8 p. m.
1 he Y. K. s. C. K 01 thi church meets every
Sabbath evening at 7 :15 in the basement of
the chucrh. Ail are invited to attend theae
First Mitthoiust. Sixth St., betwen Main
and Pearl. Kev. J. J). M Buckner. pastor.
Servicei) : 11 A. M.. 8 :00 P. M. Sunday School
9:30 a m. Prayer meetii g Wednesday even
ing. Gorman Pkkshytkri an . Corner Main and
Ninth. Kev. Witte, pastor. Services usual
hours. Sunday school 9 :30 A. m.
Swkedish Conokkoational Granite, be
tween Fiftli and Sixth.
Colokkd Baptist. Mt. Olive, Oak. between
Tenth and Eleventh. Kev. A. Boewell, pas
tor. Services 11 a. in. and 7 :30 p. in. Prayer
meetini; Wednesday evening.
Youno Men's Christian Association
Booms in ateriiuni block. Main street. Gos
pel meeting, for men only, every Sunday af
ternoon at 4 o'clock. KooniB open week days
f.-om 8:30 a. in., to 9 : 30 p. m.
SOl'TH 1'AIiK TAP.KltNACLE. Kev. .1. M.
Wood, I as. or. services: Sunday School,
lo a. in.: I reaching. 1 1 a- in. and 8 p. in.;
prayer meeting Tuesday night ; choir prac
tice 1-rid i-.y night. All are welcome.
THE LEADirib AfJU . .
IS WAITING FCK
IS waiting to show you Hi
and to let. you know how eh.
can be bought.
HAS THE LARGEST A 1ST ID BEST STOCK
In his line in Cass County. You vi I not b nble to buy cheaper Wes' Chi
cago when von' take quality and price in consideration.
J O E
Only buys the beft makes and latest novelties in
CLOTHING AND FURNiSHING GOODS
HATS, CAPS ETC.
And if you are looking for a reliable place to trade give JOE a trial.
OPERA HOUSE CORNER,
"I'll do It."
"While I think of it. I'll down
and pay that little bill I owe George
Vass. Jt should have been paid a
year ajro. I understand he's out
collecting. I owe him for repairing;
and also for jewelry." "Yef, your
little account with inc must be paid
by the lath of October, 1891 must
be paid in full to date. If not. yon
and T will have trouble.
Geo. V. Vass,
Mrs. K. K. I'ipps, of Keya Paha
county, is visiting at the home of
J. M. Youiiij.
Tbrr Roofs lo Century mud a Half.
Morgan Mory. of Upper Saucon. Pa.,
has had his Itam reroofed with tin. The
Mtrnctare was hnilt in 1753. when it was
roofed with cedar. A nnmber of yeara
later pin shingles took the place of the
cedar. It has teen roofed only three
times during it existence. The barn ia
atill in a good state of preservation, and
will outlast a few more roofs. Ex-
Grand Family Matinee.
The Golden troupe will give a
".special matinee" to-morrow after
noon for ladies and children who
cannot attend the uigrit perform
ance, present in .if beautiful comedy
play, "The J-ittle Duchess," which
is a play teaching a moral lesson to
both young and old.
All school diildren Avill be ad
mitted at the special price of 1')
cents, and adults Za cents. Re
served seats can be secured at J. P.
Voting's for matinee, without any
advance in p-ice.
Do not miss the K. of P. drill by
the Golden band on Main street to
niorro' at 11:1a a. m.
We have sold Kly's Cream Halm
about three years, and have re
commended its use in more than a
hundred special cases of catarrh.
The unanimous answer to our in-
?uirie is, "It's the best reined' that
have ever used." Our experience
is, that where parties continued its
use, it never fails to cure. J. If.
Montgomery. & Co., Druggists, De
When I began using .Ely's Cream
Jialm my catairh was o bad I had
headache the whole time and dis
charged a large amount of filthj
matter. -That has almost entirely
disappeared and have not had head
ache science. -J. ommers.Stephne',
Go to Drown A liarrett's and get
n window iriass and stop up triat
' hole in vour house. . If
II t II I
o no c
Would pay to the ladies ot Plattsmouth and vicinity
have an exhibition.
that she will
SATURDAY, OCT. 1 0TH.
A tine line of made and trimmed jroods. Thec eoods are alter the
latest and 'most approved styles and first-class as to work and
quality. Ladies wishing a styiish hat will do well to
call and examine our patterns, get prices and
- Meet Our Trimmer -:-
Miss Fnrbiish, who will be able to give many
new ideas as to late combinations in colors and give you
something both handsome aiid becoming and be pleased to meet yon.
jjgp'Aecept our thanks for past favors, and call and see our goods.
MISS ELSIE MOORE.
IN TERN ATI QN AL
A strictly flrst clace machine, fully warran
ert. Made from the vitj best, material b
skilled worknieo. and with the best tools lo
have everbeeu devised for the purpose. Wh
ranted to do all that can be reasonably ex
pected of the very liest typewriter extant.
Capable of writing l.K words rer in in in oj
more according to the ability of the operat"'
Htlifie im no airent in your fwu iiirt fh
THE PAKIMH M'K'G C-:
Atcer.rs wanted fari.ih M, Y.
F. B. 3EELEMIRE, Agent.
W Anted Au aetive, relioble man salary f 7
to 80 monlblv. with lnvrease. to rerreent
In ki own section a responsible New York
House, fteferences. makcfactubkr. Loek
Box 1586. Hew York.
WE WANT A MAN in
ev ry locality to act as
teHrlv Jeteetive miferour liiHtrm-tions.
staseurt nip for partiulai r. WASHINGTON
DETKtTlVE AGENCY. Vox 7S7. Wiishinton.
For Atchintoii, St. Joseph, .Leaven
worth. Kansas City, St. Louis,
and all points north, east
south or west. Tick
ets sold and bag
t o a n y
S t a tee or
INFORMATION AS TO KATES
, AND ROUTES
Call at Depot or address
H, C. Towxsend.
G. P. A. St.Louw.No.
J. C. Phillh-pi.
A. fl. 1. A. Omaha. "
H. aAiiUK. Ai.. Plattsmouth.
The only Implement dealer who lias made a success in Cass County
TIIK best of harness, both double and single may be found at my
store and everything in the harness line also bujrjries and carriag-e
which are first-class in every respect, being1
easiest riding vehicles on earth.
the lightest, strongest and
ALSO have large lot of Schutle Moline, li ain and Sterling wagons
Spring wagons, road carts? and pjows of all discription.
1 OUR COMPLETE STOCK OF
We give you the following deep cut in prices:
Ladies Fine Glazed Dongola $2.25 shoes reduced to
Ladies Doncola Kid Flexible $2.50shoe reduced in
Ladies Best Dongola $3.00 shoes reduced to-
Liidies Hand 1 urned best Jlogola $4.(J(J. slioe rt-duc'd to
POE THIETY DAYS 01TLY
We have a great many other sample lots
of odd sizes that we
In order to reduce our stock to meet our obligation.
We also havea few lots of Ladief Oxfords that we will sell at reduced
prices. Don t lorget trie place. ,;
"Ww BOEOK. fQ OCT
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