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"Olo Olson Endeavors to Pacify a
Large Audience at the Water
man No Excuse for
About aH raw a collection ofmon
strosities as ever graced the stage
got together at the Waterman last
night and waded through four acts
of an alleged play. The title of the
so-called play was "Ole Olson," and
it should have been changed to
read "Dennis Mud." It is abso
lutely the worst collection of
gibberish that ever struggled for
existence. It was so raw that even
the gallery gods got up and roared
And when the gallery will guy a
how it is raw indeed. The com
pany, with the exception of Lutie
Miller, the soubrette, is as raw as
the show. The alleged Norwegian
or Swede, Robert L. Scott, should be
arrested for libeling the dramatic
profession. He cannot act a step in
the road. This noble collection in
cluded an ajleged tramp. His
proper sphere is tramping. It cer
tainly is not acting. If he had been
compelled to saw wood about fifteen
years in tne legislature he might be
"in it." The rest, with the exception
of the soubrette. were about on a
par with these two allegations
They were worse than raw. Lulie
Miller, the soubrette, was clearly
out of place with this company,
She is one o. the best in her line
and made a more than favorable
impression. She should not be
wasting her talents in such com
pan as she now has. She should
"go where glory awaits thee" and
Cut loose from a gang of barn
stormers. She is pretty, can sing,
just a little, and has got a nice
little kick. It is to be hoped the
next attraction will have an orches
tra with it or hire the local one. If
its orchestra can only play "Annie
Laurie," let us have it. It is prefer
able to being tortured by a vile
Go to Josep Fetzer's for men's and
boys' shoes; he keeps the best stock
that can be had.
In Honor ot Miss Grant-
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Waugh's
commodius residence was thrown
open to a large number of friends
of Miss Mary Grant who assembled
to pay their respects to her before
she starts home. Miss Grant has
decided to leave Plattsmouth and
return to her home in Canada.
Miss Grant, while here, (has made
many warm friends who are sorry
to see her go. The evening was
spent in a social manner after
which refreshments of a very high
order were served. Following is a
list of those present: Mr, and Mrs.
J. P. Toung, Mr. and Mrs. II.
Dovey, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Dovey,
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Pollock. Mr, and
Mrs. C. C. Parmele, Misses Amelia
Vallery, Miss McClelland, Miss
Mia and Eda Gering, Miss Clark,
Miss Myrtle Lathrop, Julia Herr
mann, Miss Helps, Miss Ilerold and
Messrs. W. J. Streight, J. K. Pollock
Henry Gering, A. E. Barrett, Lew
Moore, John A. Davies, Prof. Mc
Clelland and Henrp Herold.
The prettiest and largest line of
neckware ever brought to Platts
mouth at Joe's.
On Their Way to Nebraska.
The following despatch from Chi
cago was taken from the Lincoln
"The twenty-two penniless Ger
man Russians who have been
stranded at the Illinois Central
depot have all been cared for and
the last of them, two men and
their wives and children, left to-day
for their destination in Culbertson,
Xeb, a station near Hastings, where
several Russian settlements are lo
cated. Ninety dollars has been re
ceived from Nebraska friends of
these Russians, and with the sub
scriptions obtained from their
countrymen in this city they were
enabled to continue their journey.
Asfarascanbe learned the immi
grants were shipped Lere by the
authorities of Cinncinnati probably
both with the idea of getting them
out of Cinncinnati and of helping
them on their journey.
Go to the Tucker Sisters for Con
Completed by Saturday.
Cass county's new court house
will be finished by Saturday and
-Contractor King to-day notified
the county clerk that he wanted the
commissioners to be in session Sat-
, tirday so that a settlement could be
V effected and he could turn the court
house over to the county. The fur
niture is expected every day. The
boards that have been nailed upon
ii the south entrance wer taken down
f 4 to-day and doors and glass put in
SN; place which improves the looks of
'j the buildin a great deal.
S In the proceedings of the county
Commissioners, published in Mon
day's Herald, a mistake occurred.
!j?..p. Sheldon's bill was not al
Jowed, as stated in the paper, but
refused on account of having no or
''der from the commissioners to
Varnish the goods.
The Tie on Councilman in the
DECIDED FOR THE REPUBLIC IN.
The Votes of the City Election Can
vassed and Certificates rvf
Election Ordered Made
Out A Large Num
ber of Bills Al
lowed. The city council met in regular
session last evening at the council
chamber. Present: Mayor Richey,
Clerk Fox and Councilmen Salis
bury, Gutsche, Minor, Murphy, W.
D. Jones, D. M. Jones, Larson, Dove
and Browne, Mr. Petersen coming
in after roll call.
The mi mitt of the last meeting
were read and approved.
A petition from the Liederkranz
was read, asking that Pearl street
be graded between Fifth and
Sixth, and that Fifth, between
Main and Pearl streets, be also
fixed. The petition was referred to
the committee on streets, alleye and
bridges to receive waivers of dam
ages to property owners.
A remonstrance was read signed
by a number of citizens, remonstrat
ing airainst the opening ot South
Ninth street as proposed. The re
monstrance was accepted and
placed on file. .
The petitions for saloon licences
were read and referred to the proper
Sealed bids were opened for build
ing sidewalks as per specifications
and the contract let to H. A. Cart-
wright, at 11 cents per lineal foot.
The mayor and clerk were ordered
to enter into contract for same.
The contract for the maintainance
of the reading room between the Y.
L. R. A. and the city was read and
The reports of the city marshal,
city clerk and city treasurer were
read and referred to the proper com
mittees. The judges and clerks of election
were allowed $3 per day for service
on election day.
The finance eommitte allowed the
F M Richey, lumber $2950 00
W II Pickens, fire warden 1203 0
W K Fox, sal 78 00
Plattsmouth Water Co., hydrant
rental 1262 50
Peter Merges, rent 20 00
A B Knotts, printing 750
Platts Gas and Electric Light Co
light in March 317 50
John Jenna, hand work 16 50
Henry' Mockenhop, same 3-0
Ben McGlinn, same 1 5o
Wm Cole, same 8 23
Chas Wheeler, same 1275
J Peterspn, draining Pearl and Fitch 30 00
E E Hilton, engineering 5 00
Geo Poisall, street com 21 00
Geo Poisall, team work 63 00
D McIIugh, blacksmithing 3 75
JohnStull, team work 27 00
Henry Boeck 1 50
Wm Bishel, team work 25 50
Robt Johnson.hand work 14 25
Kildow Bros, washing streets 9 74
S S Archer, attending 3 meetings of
Board of Health - 3 CD
Journal, printing 46 75
C S Traviss, putting up election
Nils Agaard, blacksmithing........:
W K Fox, attending 3 meeting Board
Tom Henderson, washing streets...
T P Livingston, attending three
meeting Board of Health
W A Humphrey, attending5 of same
Turner Hall, rent '.
O M Streight, registrar
L C Stiles "
C A Miller
J H Fairfield
J L Minor, registrar and rent 15 00
C S Twiss, registrar 9 00
Auk Bach, rent 3 50
1 11 Dunn, rent 6 00
W H Mann, registrar and dep clerk 14 00
M O.Kourke, registrar and rent. 15 00
Don Thouvanel, registrar 9 00
T L Fry, attending 1 meeting B of H 1 00
Jno Fitzpatrick, sal 45 00
E W Cook, attending: 6 meetings
Board of Health 10 00
J II Hall, attending same... 10 00
The special committee instructed
to secure new quarters for holding
council meetings reported that
iney naa Deen unaDie te secure a
room in the new court house but
could secure the room now occu
pied by the county clerk for $10 per
month. The committee was in.
structed to secure the room and
also to secure furniture for the
The street commissioner was in
structed to fill the washouts in Lin
coln avenue and also to repair the
sidewalk on said avenue.
ihe city engineer was instructed
to make an estimate of all sidewalk
built, and the assessment of taxes
against property owners and adver
The mayor appointed a committee
of three to canvas the votes on the
city election, Browne, Gutsche and
Salisbury were appointed. The
committee reported that the follow
ing were entitled to certificates of
election: C. M. Butler mayor; F. J.
Morgan, treasurer; W . K. lox, clerk;
SpieK F. H.
J. I. V-'.rr.
Steii.M s . j
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i ! rman
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A. J. Grave. Tl
ed in a tie.
A.Salisbury, U. D. Jrr- ;ntfl
M. Jonen vvt-n; ;;.- uinH'i
tee to decide the lie.
The tie was decide I i
Longetih en. Sali.-bur .. . j
of the Firt drawing hIiiiw
M. Jones holdiii.tr tliein
came out with flying o
went the Kir.t for tie
The clerk war ord n ;
out a certilicateto 1 r. L"v
On motion, the council
I F YO U VA NTto see tin- s. r
stock of Wallpaper in l'l.tr.Mut.t't'i,
call at Snyder'w rttore. H- n. ,
ATT K fv 1 I 1 -. : .L.. ; j
TO OUR ELEGAN1 .-ToCK!
OF W A I L. -'A P R W frl A V
THEhXiXUSIVESAL OK T
F. NEST LIN E OF ..ALLPA' EH
IN THE COUNTY, OU P'llCKS
DO T'E SELLING FOrt US
REMEMBE OUR STOCK OF
PAINTS OILS. AND VAR-
NISHE . ET. .
BROWN & BARRETT.
"Men are but children of larger
growth," wrote Dryden, and quoted
by the editor of a piece of paper
called the "Evening News," and he
makes a great stab to substantiate
the above quotation alluding to
some men. Said he: "The truth of
the above assertion is made very
apparent by the childish actions of
some men." Oh, Burton, how
lauerhable! You will observe that
Dryden included all men, and men
only. You will be admitted, pro
vided you consider yourself a man.
But, judging from the construction
and tone of the language which ap
peared in your prosey reprimand
through the columns of your last
issue regarding the "Fiftk Street
Poets," we deem you unsophisti-
cated, full of conceit, bigoted, ego
tistical to an utmost degree. We
have a thorough, and scientific
diagonis of your case and pro
nounce you a pusillanimous
For further information we refer
you to Webster. J we also pro
nounce you incurable, although we
are here to treat cases of your kind
and will prescribe, provided your
constitution will admit of strong
medicine. But before we com
mence treating you we want to im
press upon your mind tnat you
must obey the following instruc
tions: While writing editorials,
prosey poetry, etc., you must omit
all Latin phrases and big words
because of the fact that your afflic
tion is contagious. Those big
words and Latin phrases, "doncher
know," are very trying on your
digestive organs. Before retiring
tane one dose if Vass & Boone's
spring poetry. We prescribe this
because of its working qualities
and believe it will have the desired
effect. As a physic it has no
equal. Your entire system needs
renovating. You will also need
something in the way of a stimulant
and we don't know of anything bet
ter than a good dose of Vass and
Boone's prosey poetry. It cannot
be excelled. It comes well recom
mended and has a world-wide repu
tation. Now, Mr. Burton, you have
made a grand mistake. You have
endorsed an independent platform
regardless of politics, although you
have favored the republican party.
it was very laugnaoie, indeed, "to a
man up a tree" when you came out
and named the winning candidates
the republicans are away ahead by
far and asked us if we would write
some poetry including the defeated
candidates, and at your request
we filled the bill and then
because of the republican defeat
you refused to publish our poems.
Milt Polk and you are both repubs.
and if we owe you anything pre
sent your bills and also bring along
a little cash to square the small
amount you owe us.
George W. Vass,
IT IS A FACT that Snyder has
more V alipaper tnan any otner
house in town. Handsomest and
latest styles and lowest prices. An
examination will convince you of
this. He has the goods to back
Elisor Liquor Care.
To those seeking a rescue from
liquors curse or other evil habits
brought about by morphine, tobac-
co etc i ne unsor insxuuie ai oouia
Omaha offers one of the most relia
ble and best places to go with the
absolute certainty of a permanent
cure, rt rite or vi six me meiixuie.
TO ANT GENTLEMAN
I3L CSLSS C0-U.-El.t3r
Who can write the most words on a
new U. S. Postal Card
ONE - PRICfc; - CLOTHIER
Will Give the Following Prizes on July 4th:
1 , A N ice Spring Suit.
2. A Nice Leather Satchel.
3 Two Nice Shirts.
Send all Postal Cards
JOE, The One
No mope Postal Cards accepted after July 3, 1892.
Only one Postal Card received from one and the same person.
JOE, the Popular Clothier,
Mrs. W. G. Keefer departed
Omaha this morning.
Mrs. T. M. Patterson went up
Omaha this morning.
Mrs. Wm. McCauly was an Omaha
passenger this morning.
Toe Klein and A. W. White went
up to Omaha this morning on No. 5
A. H. Weckbach, Geo. Nickel and
Mark White were Omaha passengers
M. D. Pelk, the poetical editor of
the News, journeyed to Omaha this
morning to see the sights.
Randal Hawks, of Omaha, and T.
Jefferson, of Pekin, 111., will give a
sparring match at the Turn-verein
hall next Saturday April 16 for a
purse of $150 a side. This will be
one of the best exhibitions ever giv
en in Plattsmouth. Admission 25
and 50 cents.
The Tucker Sisters have secured
the services of an eastern trimmer
and they invite their lady friends to
call and see her.
World's Fair Notes.
R. S. Moore, of Newburn, N. C
claims to have fragments of the
chain which restrained Columbus
when he was in prison, and he in
tends to exhibit them at the fair
J. C. Calhoun, of New York, says he
has pieces of the house in San
Domingo in which Columbus was
imorisoned. and he has a similar
Ostrich eggs, artistically painted
in a prize competition, are to be a
feature in the exhibit made by Cape
Colony, South Africa.
New Hampshire, which claims to
be the "Switzerland of America,"
has appropriately planned to erect
a Swiss chalet for. its world's fair
A n ew directory was elected by the
exposition stockholders on April 2.
With seven exceptions the members
of last years directory was re
elected. Wisconsin will have a $30,000 build
ing at the fair. Building material to
the value of $13,000 has been donated.
and the contract for erection has
been let for $17,000.
IT IS TRUE that Snyder has as
many rolls of Border as some peo
tle have bolts of Wallpaper. The
handsomest styles in Borders ever
shown in Plattsmouth.
Every word must be written with pen and ink.
Every word must be readable with the naked eye,
And must be written in sensible sentences.
Price Clothier, Plattsmouth, Neb
E. R. Todd moved his family out
to his farm to-day.
Joseph Fetzer keeps a full line of
ladies and childrens shoes.
Frank Dickson is busy moving to
day into the Todd property on
E. Sear, general agent of the A. O,
U. W. Accident Association, was in
the city to-day.
step into joes, the one price
clothier, and look at his nice line of
Congressman Bryan and wife will
pass through the city this evening
on No, 3, enroute for Lincoln.
A. N. Sullivan vs. the city of
Plattsmouth is occupying the at
tention of the district court to-day.
The Tucker Sisters have just re
ceived a large invoice of Millinery
and pattern hats. Call and see them
in the Sherwood block.
Judge Chepman this morning
cut down Jasper Clawson's sentence
from three' and a half years to three
Rev. R. A. Brown, of Monmouth,
111., will lecture in the M. E. church
Thursday evening, April 14. Sub
ject, "Ship, Ahoy! or the Voyage of
Life." Admission, adults 25 cents;
children under twelve years of age,
IT IS A FACT that Snyder has
more Wallpaper than any house in
town. Latest and handsomest pat
terns and sold at lowest prices. Call
on him and be convinced of the truth
Heney E. Cobb. Chas. E. Eddy
of Boston and W. H. Laing, of Ra
cine, Wis were in the city to-day
looking over the water works plant,
but as to what purpose The HeRt
ALD could not find out. Manager
Coursey expressed entire ignorance
of their visit, but stated, however,
that he received a letter asking him
to show them every courtesy which
I feel it my duty to say a few
words in regard to Ely's Cream
Balm, and I do so entirely without
solicitation. I have used it -more
or less half a year, and have found
it to be most admirable. I have
suffered from catarrh of the worst
kind ever since I was a little boy
and I never hoped for cure, but
Cream Balm seems to do even that.
Many of my acquaintances have
used it witu excellnnt results.
Oscar Ostum, 45 Warren Ave., Chi
Wanted Apprentice girls to
learn dressmaking. Third door
west of Hotel Riley.
MRS. L. A, OWENS.
fi U RLIN Q TOy & MISSOURI RIVER R. R.
VTIME TABLE. J
OF DAILY PASSENGER TRAINS
Not S :40 . m.
No. 6 5 :!i6 p. m
No, 9 :05 ft, m.
No. T !l5a. m.
No. 2 6 : 05 P. M,
o. 10 :30 a. IE.
No. 8 7 ; 44 p. m
No. 10 9 : 45 a. m.
No, 12 ..lo :14 a. m
No. 20 gua. m
No. 0 6 :26 p, m.
No. 11 5 :05 p. m.
No. 19 11 :05 a. m.
rtUShnell'S extra leaves tnr Omaha ghnut
o'clock for Omaha and will accommodate pas
sengers. MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
No. 384 Accomodation Leaves.
No. 383 arrives.
Trains daily except Punday.
.10:68 a. m,
. 4 ;00 p. r.
Hot Springs, Ark. Carlsbad of
On April 6th, 7th and 8th the M.
P. will sell round trip tickets to Hot
Springs, Ark., at one lowest first
class fare, good returning until
June 10th, on account of govern
ment sale of lots and meeting
of the Southern Central Turnverin
Association. Call at office for par
ticulars. Messrs. ICage and Sherman, of
Alexander, Texas, write us regard
ing a remarkable cure for rheuma
tism there, as follows: "The wife'of
Mr. Wm. Pruitt, the postmaster
here, has been bed-ridden with
rheumatism for several years. She
cogld get nothing to do her any
good. We 6old her a bottle of
Chamberlain's Pain Balm and she
was completely cured by its use.
We refer any one to her to verify
this statement." 50 cent bottles for
sale by F. G. Fricke & Co, druggis ts
The Homeliest Woman in Platts
mouth can be made Beautiful by
using "Irene for the Complexion
50 cents at Brown & Barrett's and O
Wanted: An energetic man to
manage branch office. Only a few
dollars needed. Salary to start $75
per month and interest in business
The Western Co., Kansas City, Mo.
Get a move on your secretions by
taking "Ralrena for your Blood."
Cures the worst Skin and Blood
Disorders. Guaranteed by O. H.
Snyder and Brown & Barrett.
Why will you cough when Shi
loh's cure will give immediate re
lief. Price 10 cts., 50 cts. aod $1
For sale by F. G. Fricke & Cc
Ex-Governor Furnas writes: Send
me one dozen Rail Road Pain Cure
with bill, it cures more aching ills
than any other preparation I liave
usea or Known. Z5c and 50c at O. w
Snyder and Brown A Barrett.
THE BEST Mixed Paint
for saleby Snyder.