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About The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19?? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 11, 1891)
, in the
. v'je Chap-
.' in. Saturday,
nc at that time.
. ,-ioet Sugar Convention
t ' . jwinjf delegates Lave
' . "o ill ted by M. B. Murphy,
. ,'nt of the city council, to
. crent the city at the beet nuar
:. .11 vent ion to he held at Lincoln
Decern )it 17. The lint wan handed
in too iiite for publication inyentri'
torday'H iwue: K. S. Grciisel, John
DavieH, Timothy Chirk, Claus
Brekenfeld, F. S. White and A. H.
Will Enforce the Law.
Acting Chief of Police Fry,
authorize uh to Mate tliat the city
ordinance forbidding the running
of saloons on Sunday shall be rig
idly enforced hereafter. He has
reasons to believe that men are ad
mitted upon Sundays, in large
numbers, and to the end that these
violations may be detected he pro
IoHc to have the window blinds
rained upon thoce days. The po
lice f poke with an air of determina
tion and judging from the manner
in which he has performed hit
duty in the pant there is no room to
doubt ttiat he cpeaks in earnent.
He will receive the encouragement
of a!l good citizens in his endeavors
to enforce our lawn.
Theatre-gorrn will have an oppor
tunity Monday evening, December
14, of witneMring one of the neatcht
and bent things in the way of legit
imate spectacular drama that ban
as yet been presented in I'latta
mouth. Mr. John Palmer's "Lust
Day- of Pompeii," which will be
presented at the Waterman opera
!imi!-e on above date, must uot be
confounded with Mr. Pain's spec
tacle of the same name, as they are
entirely different. Mr. Palmer's
flay is a stage dramatisation of Sir
E. Hulwer Lytton's delightful
romance, "Last Days of Pompeii,"
and is to be presented by a strong
company of dramatic artists, with
all the scenery, mechanical effects,
tage effects, etc., that are needed to
picture th st.'rring scenes of the
LmhI Day of Hompeli.
A new treatment of an old th"tne
was olfered to the patrons of the
Grand last evening, in the pro
duction of John Palmer's stage
version of ISulwer's beautiful story,
"Last Days of Pompeii." The
dramatization has been well done
and the classic story makes an iui
presxive play. Appropriate scenery
and elegant costumes have been
provided. Mr. Palmer, whondaptcd
the play to the stage, appears as
Arbaces, the Kgyplian, and is
irong in the part. The play is
interesting ami picturesque
throughout. Topeka (Kan.) Daily
At Waterman opera house Mon
day evening, December 14.
To ntilhlt A1r1flap.
AnthrijMl;:i-ita all over the world are
Mitl to ') iiMiiJ by the proportion of
Prof-s,r Putnam, of Harvard, to gather
t t:ie Vr!!'a f.drin Cklcao hvinjrrr-p-Tesctitatives
uf every race of aborig
ines to be fontid on the American con
tinent, i:i their own houses and costumes,
fchonld the rioNt be carried out, stu-
nu of man fruui all over the world
will flock tu America for the occasion
and seize eagerly this only opportunity
ver offered. The rave dwellers, wbie
mode of life Walt MrDoujrall treats with
inneh historical correctness in fiction,
will then lie either demonstrated as ac
tually exietin;; or proved to have died
out New York World.
Ia Jail for On Ilnnr.
The shortest term of imprisonment
ever given in Mansachusctta was lin
pried on Lemuel K. Deinelen a few day
fl'o in the United States circuit court in
Iljtoti. The prisoner, charged with in
terfering with a United States officer in
the discharge of hU duty, Was fined f !00
and liiij.il jidcI for one hour ill the
county jail. Exchange.
The yield of the orange crop in Florid;
this yejir was over 8,000,000 boxes, and
an average box holds 1)0 orange. About
half of the crop will be sent by rail to
the western states.
If man abuses his wifein Butts, Hon.,
Lair a yard of crajie is tacked on his door
as a reminder that any trouble in the fu
ture will be fe'lowed by a call by ao
. r'.Jttj. .
-ugh, In all
. . .- wsi . jd(,'e civilized
. .it their tribal possessions
. t .-al horses V each head of
i though tho majority of their
-.ald fetch no more than twenty
' t .rs apiece out there, even this gives
iem more wealth per capita than many
civiUzed people can boast. They have
managed alf to keep tnnch of Uie sav-
age paraphernalia of other days in the
form of; buckskin clothes, elaborate
beadwoVk, eafjle headdresses, good! guns
'ml the outlandish adornments of tueir
ilefs and medicinemen. Hundreds of
miles from any except such small and
diMant towns us Calgary and Medicine
Hut, and ki-pt on the reserve as much as
possible, there has come to thein lens
ilumaife by white men's vices than per
haps most other tribes have suffered.
Therefore it was still possible for me
to see in some tents the mpiaws at work
painting the clan signs on stretched
kin, and making bead work fur mocca
sins, pouches, "chaps," and the rest
And in one tepee I fonnd a young and
rather pretty girl wearinga suit of bnck
slcin. such as Cooper and all the past
historians of the Indians knew as the
conventional every day attire of the red
skin. I say 1 saw the girl in a tent but,
at a matter of fact, she passed me out of
doors, aud with true feminine art man
aged to allow her blanket to fall open
just the instant tt took to disclose tne
precious dress beneath it
1 asked to be taken into the tent to
which sho went, and there, at the inter
preter's request, she threw off her
blanket, and stood, with a little display
of honest coyness, dressed like the tradi
tional and the theatrical belle of ths
wilderness. The soft yellowish leather,
the heavy fringe npon the arms, seams,
and edtfes of the garment, her beautiful
beaded leggings and moccasins, formed
so many parts of a very charming pic
ture. For herself, her face was comely,
but her figure was an Indian's. The
fignre of the typical Indian woman
shows few graceful curves.
The reader will inquire whether there
was any real beauty, as we judge it,
among these Iudians. Yes, there was;
at least there were good looks if there
was not beauty. I saw perhaps a dozen
fine looking men. half a dozen attractive
girls, and something like a hundred
children of varying degrees of comeli
ness pleasing, pretty or beautiful. I
bad some jolly romps with the children,
and so crime to know that their faces
and arms met my touch with the suviutu
ness and softness of the flesh of our own
littlo ones at home, I was surprised at
this; indeed, the skin of the boys was of
the texture of velvet
The madcap urchins, what riotons fun
they were having) They flung arrows
and darts, ran races and wrestled, and
in some of their play fairly swarmed all
over one another, until at times one lad
would be buried in the thick of a writh
ing mass of legs and arms several feet in
depth. Some of the boys wore only "(J
string's" (as, for some reason, the breech
clout is commonly called on the prairie),
but others were wrapped in old blankets,
and the larger ones were already wear
ing the Blackfoot plume lock, or tnft of
bair tied and trained to stand erect above
the forehead. The babi.-s within the
tcpeea were clad only in their complex
ions. Julian Kalph in Harper's.
Llltla Happlnraa la Stately Manaloaa.
"Well, I tell yon what has struck in
most," said Mr. U. E. Dickinson. "It i
the larie and magnificent houses in sev
eral of our great cities built by million
aires and the small amr .tit of real coin
fort or happiness which the millionaire
seem to gt ont of them. Dickens, in
one of his novels, portrays with vivid
touch the real life of one of the city
men whose magnificeut mansion was the
talk of the town. It has often occurred
to me that there are many New York
millionaires whisie peace of miud is no
greater than th it of the character whom
he s-ta djWn.
"Somehow there seems to hang over a
number of these stately mansions a
shadow of glo.im. lu the west it is tl4 !
same. Some of those great houses look j
as deserted as if the men who built them
and every relative had been forgotten
aiel tlm Imiisca were the only reminders !
that they once existed. To tell the truth, '
there is t'Kj much rush, I believe, over
the making of money to enjoy the snp
jiosel happiness which it brings." ht
Yalnaof Ambor l)urln I ha tlnmaa Empira
In such repute whs amlier in flomw in
the time of the historian Pliny that he
remarks sarcastically, "The price of a
small figure in it, however diminutive,
exceeds that of living healthy slave."
He otwrves also, "True it is that h col
lar of amber beads worn abont the uecks
of yonng infants la a singular preserva
tive against secret poison aud a counter
charm for witchcraft and sorceri)-." He
says further that as an article of per
sonal ornamentation amber was used to
produce Imitations of precioun stones by
artificial ataining, a use to which it was
peculiarly adapted owing to its brilliant
luster, combined with the ease with
which it could be worked and polished.
rre Things Rat.
Serving things hot, too, goef a long
way; if cooks could only be made to
realize that hot fxs-l is very rarely crill
cised they would be more careful in this
respect An experienced housekeeper
said the other day, "The real reason that
my things are so much liked is not that
thy sre one bit nicer than any ont
else's, but I always see that each diuh is
served so piping hot that there is no
chance for much criticism of Uie flavor."
New York Tribnne.
Lobsters often travel In regiment,
seeking new feeding grounds. Their
migrating aimies are alwiyt led by the
bfggort and strongest ones, while the
maimed aud weakly straggle along behind.
PADDOCK'S REMARKABLE E :
' CAPE FROM JOUET.
o Superhuman 1)IiUj of lie
J EiaraUad bf a Caiiirlct la fil
1 ';jf Prlxii
a i Tina I
Prltoa Working , Fair Mlnlr
a fur Ovar Two Taara.
iron bar whs cut from ,r
Dave Paddock by that re-
doilbtul le kn-elir rf llio 1iirlr luTttut-n
and "jimmy" on the occasion of his sen-
sattonal escatw from Joliet For ovi r
two years Paddock has schemed an 1
worked to effect his purpose. He wm
sent np from Rock Island on an cunt
year term, and was placed at work iu
one of the shoeshops, where during
every minute of the working hours , i
the shop he was constantly unlei i ;
watchful eye of his keeper. There v..-,
not the least chance to plan an
from the shop. But, not daunt' I ; t
this, he determined to find some ne ui.
of getting out of his cell at nirhL
To fully appreciate the difficulty d
cutting oat of a cell it mnst 1 rens-m-bered
tbit three timesevery hour durin
the night, at irregular interval!", a guar 1
wearing padded slippers called "sii m
shoes" by the convicts makes hi round,
peering into each cell to make sure tli t
all are secure and in Iks I. Paddock t i . -1
appropriate a couple of thin bladedshi i
knives from his shop, and, conceal
them front the guard, Umk tie-in to l i
cell, where, by umuif uu mo a fl!e, I..:
converted the other into a fine ste I -aw
Then by slow degrees he collated a I ir.-e
amount of shoe thread from the Mm
shop, with which h braided the ro;n.
All this reipiired months of steal' lif:l
work, but iu the course of tims b had a
slendi-r, strong rope, fully fifty feet In
length. This he kept carefully hidden in
the mattress of his issl.
Next he began sawing the bars on hi
door a little at a tune. Night after nigl.t
be watched for the passing of the guard,
and as soon as tiiat official was beyond
bearing distance he would cut a little
and then fill up the space with black
wax, which he had also obtained from
the shoeshop, so that the pryiK ''"
the guard could not discover by daylight
that the dsir had beeu tamTed with.
When the bar had been cnt through be
carefully wedged it back into place with
Vina!) iron staples and bits of lead.
He could now (jet ontside of his cell,
but the hardest work was yet to Is-done.
His cell was located liich np on tlis
third tier, some sixty feet away from
the tower disjr through which he hoped
to make his way. Watching his chance,
when the night guard was on the op
posite side of the block of cells, he re
moved the bar from his door, crawled
throngh the opening, and with all the
agility of a cat climbed down the railing
from tier to tier, ran across the corridor
to the tower door, and, with a piece of
sins-maker's wax, took an impression of
the lock, regaining hi cell before the
guard appeared on to.it side of the cell
house. By careful working he made a key out
of lead pis; that a plumber had drop;-d
near his workbench in the shop. Sev
eral trij from bis cell to the tower door
were made during the next fw week
Is-f i .re his key would fit, and then it
took him some time to get together
enough material to make a "dummy" to
pnt in his bed to prevent his alisence
being discovered before ho could get be
yond reach. On the very day that he
intended to make his cM-ape, while re
turning from tiie shop to his c !!, ha
slipped r.nu an icy stairway anil badly
sprained i., unl.'le. This almost dis
cour;rg'd him. His months of anxious
toil had come to naught His scheme
would surely 1 e discovered. After toree
Weeks in the pii.-oli hoepilal he was s- tit
hark to wotk, and when he reached his
rell that eening was overjoyed to find
that his rojie, key ami "dummy" were
still safely concealed in the mattters,
and everything as he had left It.
KriCAl-K AND AITl liP.
Another week ebipswl I .e fore bis ntikl
would iermit his making the attempt
The night came, however, aud alonif
a -out midnight he was safe inside tne
tower. A single iron bar still stissl
tween him and freedom, and it would
take long hours of hard work to cut
throngh it Just as daylight ls-gnn M
break the bar gave way.
The rois- ii(
came into good iim, and with lis aid lie
lipled down upon the prison lawn and
hurried away to the wood that line the
bluffs east of the prison. Ib-ru he found
a thicket or underbrush where he lay
bid all that day, and when darkness
came again he got away.
His alsence was not discovered from
prison until the guard went to unlock
his cell in the Morning. Thia was with
out doubt the cleverest escape that had
taken place at Joliet, and stamped Pad
dock as a genius. Extraordinary efforts
were made for his recapture. Largo
rewards were offered, and his descrip
tion was cast broadcast. A year later it
was discovered that Paddock bail a mis
tress in Chicago. A watch was set on
her house for several weeks, and sure
enough one night Paddock put in an ap
pearance. Captain Simon 0'Doui.ell, of
the police department, had the place
surrounded aud the daring convict was
again in the toils. He was taken back
to his old quarters at the prison, where
he finally completed bis sentence, not,
however, until he had tried several other
schemes for escape, but he was too
closely watched to ever again fticceed.
Joliet (Ills.) Letter.
I'M fur aa Old raahloaad Caalar. i
If yon happen to have among the fam
ily silver an old fashioned caster, don't
frown at it uncompromisingly and won
der if it "can't be melted np Into some
thing useful." Take it down from its
out of the way nook and unscrew the
long handle which holds the cruet frame.
This will have when taken out as hand
tome a tuhle jardiniere for feme and
flowers as yiA'r soul can desire, with the
trifling adi'Jon of a tin basin, which
any tinsmith will St ioid.-New York"
TO CLOSE B U
OVERCOATS M SUITS,
FOR XvEIST AXSTD BOYS
TOR LKSS MOXKY 'MIAN liVKR II HARD OK HEI-'ORB
"Who will liow yun iM-tter mnlics, qnality and for -ess
ltiy west (if Cliicno.
A CHILD CAN HUk AS CHEAP AS
NO TROl'liLK TO SHOW GOODS.
OPklRA HOUSE COFNEF, PLATTSMOUTH.
Au hors Carnival
At Rock wood Hall two evenings
.Tbiirsday mid Friday December 10
nnd 11, Tlicrv. will be beautifully
decorated booths, tableaux mid mu
sic and many character from well
know literary productions) in pretty
and appropriate costumes). Supper
will be eerved in the 1I Myle and
the new; old st) Ic supper 2.V, new
style supper on tlie Kuropeaii plan.
Adiiiinnion '.Ticciiii'. Kvcrybody in
vited. , f.
Did you see JOI-.'S magnificent
line of suspenders; if
I have been a great sufferer fioiu
catarrh lor over ten jesrs; bail it
very bud, could bar lly bn a.be.
Some iiiglib 1 could nut sleep mid
bad to walk li e Hour. 1 oim li.i-i-d
I ly'x Cn am llaliu and am using ii
freely, it M working u cure surely.
I have advised levcinl Iricnds Id
use it, nnd bappy r. siil: in
every case it liii- iiinijciuc
above (ill other fur cai.irrb, im i
is worth ilH weight iu gold. I thank
(i'"l 1 I'MVe ("'liod M r lne,!y I cull
use with safely nod Ibid dors nil
that is l.nn.( d (or il. ll is curing
my deafness.- J 5. , Sprrry, l.'art
PhilobV catarrh remedy it posi
itive cure C nun rh, Diphtheria Mini
Canker mouth. For sale by K. i.
l-'ricke A Co.
Many old soldiers, who contracted
chronic diarrhoea while in the
service, li ivr since been .erui.i ncnt
ly cured of it by Chn:t:tbft Iain's
Colic. C'boleru mid diarihncii Rem
edy. For sale by F. . I'l icke A t o.
, Strength era Heelth.
If your uie not feeling etrong
nnd licalthy.lry Lh ctric Hitters. II
"1m Orippc'' biiH Jelt joii weak nnd
weury, use l.lrctric Hitter. 'Ibis
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Stomach and Kindysi' gently Hiding
those organ to preform their func
tions. If you nrc ufllicti'd with
Sick Headache, you will bud speedy
nnd permanent relief by taking
TJeclric Hetli-r. One trial will con
viuce you thai this is Ihe remedy
yon need. Large bottles only SOc,
For sale by F. O. Frii ke A Co.
A son of Mr. M. I). I'liseer, n
merchant of dihraltar, N. C, was so
badly Hlllicted with rheumatism (or
a year or more, at to be unable to
work or go to school. His father
concluded to try Chamber I. nil's
1'a ill Halm on the boy. It soon
cured him nnd he has since walked
one end a half miles to school mid
buck every school day. .Ml cent bob
tie for sale by F, O. Krii-kf A Co.,
MisnMable Colvin, accompanied
by her roommete, Miss Phillips, is
visiting wilh relatives in the city.
These are two youn f ladies thrown
out of school by the recent lire at
Sliennadoah, They except, how
ever (o lake up their frtudies noon
at Coiner Uui versify.
HEAR IN MINI) THAT
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