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NEBRASKA'S BIG FOUR.
Cobb, Richards, and the Two
RUSE WAT EK FOR COMMITTEEMAN.
Nebraska's Republican State Con-
Iventlon Noisy. But Very Har-monlous.--A
egation Elected. -Other
At 1 1:4.1 ..yesterday morning I)r
fiercer, chairmaii i( the state cen
tral committee called , the conven
tion to order. He said: Here, mid
way between oceans, is the focal
spot around which revolve our bus
iness and political affairs. Here is
the hub of the universe. What was
once the center of our great desert
is now the oaeis of the nation. Here
in the oasis is the beautiful, thriv
ingcity of Kearney, peerless among1
competitors, misliiuir ever to the
front, and successful in every und
ertaking. It is fitting that we
should meet here and compose a
plattform broad enough for all hu
inanity. We meet to select the men
who shall help name our nation s
next president. From that nomina
tion until next November he shall
be our king and after that he shall
wear the nation's crown."
As stated in yesterday's HERALD
Brad Slaughter was made tempor
ary chairman and F, 13. Simmons
temporary secretary. On motion
the .temporary organization was
Jlgutter ol (Jmalia then threw a
bomb shell into the convention. He
read a lengthy resolution which
asked that Hon. K. Bosewater be
made a national committeeman. A
Cass county man seconded the re
solution on behalf of the delegation
Three or four gentleman jumped to
their feet. Then half a dozen more
asked recognition, and there was an
exciting time far a few minutes.
Paul Schniinke, by sheer force of
voice and insistence, trot the flor
andwished on behalf of Otoe county
to second the motion. He said: "I
have been in this convention light
ing prohibition and fighting every
thing. But we have to quit this
lighting among ourselves and be
harmonious. If Kosewater is given
the state it is all right."
A Lancaster delegate moved as an
amendment that the rssolution be
relerreu to a committee. Ihe mo
tion was lost by a vote of 403 to 183.
John Peters offered a resolution
favoring the renomination of Presi
dent Harrison and dieecting all
candidates nominated to declare
their attitude towards him. There
was no opposition to the resolution.
On motion the convention pro
ceeded to the election of delegates
to the national convention. A man
by the name ef Orcutt placed the
name of John L. Webster before the
convention. Mr. Webster was called
for and responded as follows:
"As I was walking on the street
someone said I was wanted in the
convention, f did not know what
was wanted, but I came. In twenty
years I have known but one party,
the republican. For four years a
republican executive and his able
advisers have given us prosperity.
The party endorse the administra
tion, and feel it should be kept in
"When the delegates return from
Minneapolis with the same stand
ard bearer, -ict0r3' will be ours.
With the same administration as
now, prosperity will be ours."
Hon. L. D. Richards was next
placed in nomination by Ross Ham
mond of Fremont. Nr. Richards
addressed the convention as follows
"It would seem that the extent of
the duties of the delegates to Min
neapolis would be to formulate a
platform for the party, and then to
attend a grand ratification meeting
that should commend the adminis
tration of Benjamin Harrison and
demand that he should again be
put in power. Other great men
there are in the party whom their
friends would be glad to see made
president. Chief among these is
Blaine, but he lias so clearly ex
pressed his declination of the nomi
nation or that it is useless to talk of
hini.Theadniiiii.-tration of Harrison
has accomplished more for the ma
terial prosperity of our country than
any other in our history. The par
ty will place the seal of its approval
on it by nominating Harrison and
Morton, and the peopb will put the
S-'al of their approval on it by elect
ing thorn again. Gentleman. if
elected di-legate. I will vote for Har
rison." J. L. Keck of Buffalo county.
Judge Cobb of Lancaster county.
Col. E. D. Webster of Hitchcock
county, and W. H. Xeedham of Knox
county were placed in nomination,
and each one was called upon for a
short speech. They all responded
in a hearty and vigorous manner.
The convention then took a short
rest while, come music was fur
nished, after hich J. G. Tate was
called upon for a speech. Among
other things Mr. Tate said he had
been shown a cap with visor and
band of Black Hills tin that it was
proposed to adopt for a Minneapolis
convention cap. It was brought
out, and he put it on. "Behold our
tin," he said. "Protection should
be our watchword. We have a
gold, a silver and a tin plank in our
platform, and they are strong
enough not to break. I am glad to
hear the endorsement of Harrison.
Next November we shall have the
greatest love feastever known, with
Harrison in the centre and Blaine
Mr. Tate's speech provoked great
The roll call on delegates was
asked for. Mr. Needham's name
was then withdrawn, and he asked
to be made an alternate. The roll
call was without particular incident
am finnl result was evident. At
its close an old man created a great
uproar by asking that Kosewater be
made to mount the platform and
tat h a itDsition. jiter mucn
shouting for and against, it was an
nounced that Kosewater was in Om
The roll call resulted as follows:
John L. Webster G73
-..l..,.f. K. I Webster 403
L. 1). Richards Ml
Judge Ainusa Cobb
W. II Streeter 3"
f r.. kv k i-
It was moved that Streeter, Keck
and .Need ham be made alternates
by acclamation. Jessie Gandy very
adroitly amended by adding the
name of G. K. Tarbox of Galloway
and he went through with the rest,
Several resolutions were intro
duced. The First was in favor of
the encouragement of the beet su
gar industry which was unanimous
ly adopted. Another resolution
was also presented indorsing Sen.
Paddock's course in working for
agricultural classes and recom
mended that he be re-elected. The
resolution went through without
touching the high places.
After extending the citizens of
Kearney a vote of thanks the con
BAKER'S FREAKS LOSE.
Plattsmouth Easy Winners of
the First Game.
KENNEDY Pl.AYEO A (J It EAT GAME.
Old Sol Was Happy He Meets His
Old Friend, Norman, and His
Aggregation of Freaks
The Horns Team
TO ANY GE NTLE MAN",
Papers and Periodicals.
You will find the following pa
pers dud periodicals at the reading
Plattsmouth DAILY HERALD.
Plattsmouth Daily Journal.
Omaha Dail' Bee.
Omaha Daily World-Herald.
Lincoln Daily call. (Donated.)
Chicago Daily Herald.
Plattsmouth WEEKLY HERALD.
The Woman's Tribune. (Donated.)
San Francisco Examiner. (Do
The New Republic. (Donated.)
St. Louis Base Ball News. (Do
Scientific American. (Donated.)
Also The Youth's Companion,
Puck, Tudge, Harpers Magazine,
Harper's Weekly, Cosmopolitan, St.
Nicholas and Century
Also a number of good reference
books, including a complete set of
A cordial invitation is extended to
all who desire to take advantage of
above. Rooms over Bennett &Tutt's
store. Hours from 2 p. m. to 5:30 p.
m. and from 7 to 10 p. m.
"Wanted, the Earth."
The Perkins Grand was crowded
from gallery to pit last night with
an. audience that was entertained in
a most delightful manner by John
Dillon and a fine support, in his
new play, "Wanted, the iiarth."
The comedy, besides abounding in
laughable situations, is peculiarly
adapted to the talents of Mr. Dillon,
who kept the audience in a good
humor throughout the evening.
The story of the comedy is tlaat of
a New Jersey farmer, Jay D. Smith,
who kept summer boarders, and
through contact witlfthem became
ambitious to go to theV;ity, which
he did, after selling his farm, and
soon grew rich by means of specula
tion, changing his name to Jason
De Smythe. Mr. Dillon played the
part of Smith, the shrewd, plain
spoken farmer, as only he can.
The play contains abundant love
intrigues, detective adventures, etc.,
with all modern improvements, in
cluding a telephone. Springfield
Mr. Dillon will present "Wanted,
the Karth" at the Waterman to-morrow
niyrht. You should not fail to
Elisor Liquor Cure.
To those seekinr a rescue from
liquors curse or other evil habits
brought about by morphine, tobac
co etc. The hnsor Institute at South
Omaha offers one of the most relia
ble and best places to go with the
absolute certainty of a permanent
cure. Write or visit the institute.
Plattsmouth 12, Fremont 5.
When Old Sol showed his face ou
irom oemnu the mass or gray
clouds that had obscured his vision
for the past year or so yesterday
morning he was glad. Yesterday
he was to meet his ancient and
antique friend, Norman Baker,
Well, knowing that the joy of the
meeting would end Norman's career
on earth, he made the acquaintance
of John I. Unruh, and, securing a
liberal discount off Boeck's figures
tie oraereu nine nice, new, spring
coffins. And then he pushed away
the cloud bank that threatened him
with destruction and warmed up to
his work. His old friend Norman
got into town about 10 o'clock, and
along in the afternoon when Old
Sol was at his best he collected his
mob of freaks and wended his way
to the ball ground. That was
where his old friend Sol was to
queer him. Sol was on drinking
terms with the local team. lie said
they "couldn't lose," "had a pie,'
ef.c, and he was right. lie simply
horsed the ead relic of departed
days all over the lot.
There were not many people out
to see that ball game yesterday. A
small crowd witnessed a very in
sipid game. Kennedy was the
only man that played his game.
and Kennedy was strictly in it. He
batted and fielded like a fiend and
showed that his sobriquet of
"Snapper" was well earned.
Reeves pitched excellent ball the
fore part of the game, but, owing to
lack of practice, let down and al
lowed the freaks to score five runs
Yapp took his place and was not
Robertson pitched for Fremont,
and, had he been properly sup
ported, would have made the game
very interesting. He is evidently a
coming pitcher, being but seven
teen years old.
Our old friend Norman decorated
his side of the error column with
several large, luscious errors and
in the seventh or eighth inning in
jected a large dose of face into the
game and engaged in a pleasant
wrangle with Mr. Long as to who
had the best right to live on the
earth, greatly to the edification of
the multitude and his own discomfiture.
Manager Thomas M. Patterson
appeared in the game for a few min
utes in the seventh inning, when he
dusted off the plate, and immedi
ately thereafter Fremont made live
The Herald regrets not being
able to furnish the full score, but
will remedy this by the time the
Score b3r innings:
Plattsmouth 5 1 0 3 ( 0 (
Fremont 0 0 0 5 0 0 (
Who can write the most words on
new U. S. Postal Card
If (fil w
ONE - PRICK - CLOTHIER
Will Give trie Following Prizes on July 4th:
1 A Nice Spring Suit.
2. A Nice Leather Satchel.
3 Two Nice Shirts.
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.
Send all Postal Cards to
JOE, The One Price Clothier, Plattsmouth, Neb
No more Postal Cards accepted after July 3, 1892.
Only one Postal Card received from one and the same person.
JOE, the Popular Clothier,
OperaHo-OGG Comei, la-ttxLO-ULtlx.
Yesterday's Association Games.
K H E
Omaha 0 30 0000 0 03 6 6
Columbus 0 0001 100 24 3 5
Minneapolis t 001400000 28 13
Indianapolis 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 06 11
AT ST. PAUL.
St. Paul 2 100001003 9
Milwaukee 0 3 0 1 4 0 3 3 14 15
AT KANSAS CITY.
Kansas City 4 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 011 14
Toledo 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
List of Letters
Remaining unclaimed in the post-
oflice at Plattsmouth:
Adams, Chas S
Borden. N D
Biss. P B
V Mayor Butler has appointed A. J.
Graves, of the Fifth ward, chairman
of ihe finance committee in place
of W D. Jones.
Geis, Mrs Flora
Grifford, Mrs I T
Howard, Mrs J
Inmari, John (2)
Kolm, I X
Marshall, Mrs Rose
Marion. F D
Xelsuti, L, I (')
Pan. if. Let?
B-al. Miss Kate- Hart, Roscoe
Ferguson, Geo S Xix, Tillie
Persons, calling for am of the
above will please ask for "'adver
tised" mail. II. J. Streight, P. M.
Barker, Mrs Khimki
Ball, I K
Calvin, B (2)
Caulk, F J
Cochran, Henry A
Cochran, Chas E
Connor, J E
Daniier, O C
Georjfe, W E
Gilmore, I T
A Sensible Man.
Would use Kemp's balsam for the
throat and lungs, it is curing more
cases coughs celds, asthma, bron
chitts, craup and all throat and
lung troubles, than any other rem
edy. The proprietor has author
ized any druggist to give you a earn
pie bottle free to convince 'ou of
the merit of this great remedy.
Large bottles 50c and $1.
The citv council met in regular
session last evening at the council
chamber with Maj'or Butler presid
ing. All the councilmen were pres
ent except Graves. The license com
mittee made their report recom
mending that the following be
granted a license to run a saloon in
the city limits: Claus Speck, Philip
Thierolf, Wm. Weber, Max Lemm, J.
J. McVey, George Nickle, Herman
Klietsch, J. Opelt and George P.
The bonds of the above were read
and approved and licenses ordered
issued to the following to do busi
ness as follows:
Claus Speck will hold forth on the
east half of lot 2, block 36. Bonds,
men Claus Speck, H. Kngelkemier
and Wm. Puis.
Philip Thierolf, on the west half
lot 6, block 33. Bondsmen Philip
Thierolf, Adam Hild, J. D. Thierolf
and II. Besler.
Wm. Weber on east half lot G,
block 28. Bondsmen Wm. Weber
A. H. Weckbach and C. Brekenfeld
Max Lemm on lot 5, block 33.
Bonismen Max Lemm, Henry Jas
per and Fred Goos.
J.J. McVeyon west half lot 12,
block 28. Bondsmen J. J. McVey,
Jacob Vallery, John Holschuk and
Geo. Nickle west half of lot 10,
block 30. Bondsmen Geo. Nickle,
George P. Horn, I. S. White, John
Meisiuger and Mark White.
Herman Kleitsch lot 6. block 34.
Bondsmen Herman Kleitsch, John
Bauer, Christ Gauer and Jacob Luft.
J. Opelt lots 11. and 12,' block 27.
Bondsmen J. Opelt. Kdward Tighe
and Josias Tighe.
Geo.' P. Weidman on east half of lot
8, block 29. Bondsmen George I.
Weidman, N. Holmes and John
On motion sidewalk was ordered
laid on Third street, between Oak
The council then proceded to th?
election of a president of the coun
cil for the ensuing year. M. B.
Murphy was elected to succeed li i ni
There being no further business
the council adjourned.
Henry Boeck and wife went up to
La Platte this morning.
G. W. Garrison, of Union, was a
pleasant caller at this office to-day
nr. and Mrs. C. A. Marshall and
M iss Iola Marshall, of Burlington
Aowa, were umaiia passengers on
the earty train this morning.
The sparring match at the opera
house was a very tame affair, only
about twent3'-five being present.
iurs. tj. ji. uovey gave a very
pleasant party in honor of Miss
Heath and Miss Atkins last
The Ladies Aid Society of the
Christian church will meet at the
home of Mrs. Jacob Keppell, "Friday
afternoon, April 29. A full atten
dance is desired.
John Brady was arrested yester-
dajr on the charge of drunkenness
and this morning was fined $5 and
costs by Judge Archer, in default
of which he was landed in jail.
For the May Team.
The following is a list of the regu
lar jury empaneled for the May
term of thej district court:
F. K. Guthtnanu
H. D. Barr
A. F. Sturm
A. W. White
Geo. W. Harsh ni;i
S V. Hofran
J. H. Meisenger
J. I). Ferguson
W. II. Mann.
Xicholas Holmes sr.
Beware of the docters and iinder
takeJs; "they want you." , Spring
time is here and with it a Contami
nated Blood, Torpid Liver, Kidneg
Comdlaints and Indigestion Take
"Ralrena for the Blood"' and stim
ulate the organs to force the foul
secretions from your sj'stem. $1 at
Brown & Barrett and O. II. Snyder
Kail-Road Pain Cure never lails.
The part- that has my stove lifter
will please return the same.
The promptness and certainty of
its cures have made Chamberlain's
cough reined- famous. It is intend
ed especiall' for coughs; colds,
croup and whooping cough, and is
the most effectual remedj- known
for these diseases. 50 cents bostles
for sale by F. G. Fricke.
Is what you want next and in
this line as in all others we are
Headquarters. When you want
either of these call in and see
us before buying.
BROWN & BARRETT.
BITRLINQTOX & MISSOURI Iil VER R. It.
V TIME TABLE. J
OF DAILY PASSEXGER TRAINS
No. 2 5 : 17 P. M.
'o. 4 10 :34 a. a.
No. 8 7 ; 44 p, m
No. hi :45 a. m
No. 0 12 :Z5 a. di
GOING VEST ,
Not ;..3 :45 a. m.
So. 6 3 -AH p. iu
No. 5, .y :0() a. in.
o. T 15 rly g m.
No. 0 4 :40 p.m.
o, 91 7 :15 a. m.
Fiushnell's extra leaves for Omaha about two
o clock for Omaha and will accommodate pas
sengers. MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
No. 384 Accomodation leaves..
No. 31 arrives..
Trains daily except Hunday.
.10:55 a. ni,
. 4 ;00 p. in.
This afternoon a little before 4
o'clock J. D. Thierolf drove out of
W. D. Jones' livery barn on Main
street, and, turning east, coming
down the hill, he ran over the little
3-year-old child of Charley Fry,
breaki lg its collar bone. Dr. Liv
ingston attended the little sufferer.
Rail-Road Pain Cure has noequal
as a Pain Killer. Use for all bodily
pains and soreness. Guaranteed
by Brown & Barrett and O. II. Snyder.
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.
Some Foolish People
allow a cough to run until it gets
beyond the reach of medicine. They
say. "Oh, it will wear away," but in
most cases it wears them away.
Could they be induced to try the
successful Kemp's Balsam, which
is sold on a positive guarantee to
cure, they would see the excellent
effect after taking the first dose.
Price 50c and $1. Trial size free. At
Hot Springs, A-k Carlsbad
On April Gth, 7th and 8th the M.
.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 meetinir
of the Southern Central Turnverin
Association. Call at office for particulars.
Why will you couch when Shi
Ioh's cure will give immediate re
lief. Price 10 cts., 50 cts. aud $1
For sale bv F. G. Fricke & Cc
I feel it my duty to say a few
words in regard to Kly's Cream
Balm, and I do so entirely without
solicitation.--1 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 wa9 a little bov
and I never hoped for cure, but
Cream Balm seems to do even that
Many of my acquaintances have
used it witu excellent results
Oscar Ostum, 45 Warren Ave., Chi
cago j ii.