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NEWS ABOUT THE GITY.
A Pleasant Surprise Party Last
DISTRICT COUKr PROCEEDING?.
Local Happening In and About the
City at the Mouth of the Platte
Real Estate Trans
A Pleasant Surprise.
A pleanant surprise was tendered
Mrs. A. II. Dray at the family resi
dence on the corner; of Fourth and
Rock streets last night, the occasion
beinir the 50th birthday of Mre
At 8:30 the ladies arrived in calico
dresses, paper bonnets and white
aprons, with the gentlemen in the
rear. A very pleasant time was
spent in innocent games and music
second to none in quality, by the B
&. M. band. At 11:30 the guests were
called tojrether aud were treated to
a delicious supper.
Mrs. Dray was the recipient of
many valuable presents among
which was a handsome rocking
At midnicht the company dis
persed rejoicing over the enjoyable
time had and wishing Mrs. , Dray
many happy returns of theoccasion.
Among those present were
Xfessrs. and Meadames A. II. Weck
bac!h, Thomas ilodgson, Jacob Kep-
pel, & on and daughter, I. Pearlman,
A.Ada J- K. Hutchison, George
IcCarrijs"sm ant daughter, Henry
GabelmaiKi. John Bignall, V. J.
"Williams, r.vi Goldiug, Mat Schle-
gel and daughter, Dodge;
-Mesdames 1 eaton, A. Hayes, J. V.
Campbell, Bla ke, Allis, Pine, A. II.
Dray, Jr., am 1 family, of Graf,
-Nebraska; Mis. ses Graptine, Annie
Adams, Cora Sc hlegel, Mattie Car
mack. Nellie Carmack, Fannie
Adams, Clara He. ro,d' Iatftfie Saf
ford, Kva Smith, La. uie Smith, Elma
Schmidtmaun; M essrs. Morris
Crissman, Will nith George
Smith. Harrv Cov vu Parmeter, N.
G. Cook, Fred Schlegl J-
uenousli, Frank Pim '
Shephard of Illinois, Di
John J. Adams, Archi
Cuthbert Ayre, K.Green.. "ft
The band consisted of the-
ing- members: A. II. Dray
Henry Donat, Tliomas MahV
J. P. Dray, Harry J. Dray, C
Herold, W. S. Drav of Savanna
Missouri; Walt Williams, Toi
Hart, Kd Scliulhoff, Sherman Sage
and A. II. Dray, Jr., of Graf, Ne
A roaring, blustering beast of March
Set free from out a cloud bans arch
In pallid allien; aa dim of dye
And cold an frosted violet's eye.
A lion March that shakes bin mane
To fright thone steeds of golden rein.
Whose charloteur drives on apure.
With steady splendor, godlike grace.
For sand by sand, aud hour by boor.
And day by day, Apollo's power
Rrpels the dark, encrouching tiii;ht .
With long and longer shafts of light.
The lion halts. His rolling eyes
Are fixed us with a spell's surprise.
For emt-mill grannus rock aud rise
Hneath his feet like lullabies.
The Honthing zephyrs charm Lis ear;
The Psyche butterflies appear
On restless win in aflame, and fain
To search for missing Love again;
The blosHom bells are swaying tine
To rhythms of some thought (Uvine.
The lion in the path of Spring
Has couched, and low is listening
To melodies, like waterfalls.
Of choiring birds, who.se crystal calls
Make herald's way before her feet
Who comes like Una, pore and sweet.
In bluish hajw her lucent veil
And trailing garments virginal .
Of green and while, all blossom wreathed
The fairest fancy heaven hath breathed
Or earth has crowned. The lion dumb.
With desert vision, sees her come.
Beside him sweeps her fragrant gown;
Her hand is laid like thistledown
t'lK)U his head. Ob. wondrous sightl
His balphurous mane to fleeces white
As those imparked in yonder blue.
New dipt in Flora's mountain dew.
Has changed: his eyes are mild and calm;
The lion stands confessed a lamb.
Elizabeth Backus Mason in Atlantic
Why Southerners Ifave Good Voice.
Life in the county, especially in our
aouthern country, where people lived
far apart and were employed oftentimes
at a considerable distance from one an
other, and from the houses or homes in
which they ate and slept, tended, by ex
ercise in communicating with one an
other, to strengthen and improve the
voices for high and prolonged notes. A
wiuer range to the vocal Bounds was
constantly afforded and frequently re
Hallooing, screaming, yelling for one
person or another, to their dogs, or at
some of their cattle on the plantation,
with the accompanying reverberations
from hilltops, over valleys and plains,
were familiar sounds throughout the
farming districts of the south in the
days gone by. It used to be said of my
father's old negro foreman that he could
be distinctly understood a mile or more
Hunting, which was enjoyed and in
dulged in more or less by nearly every
citizen of the south, was also conducive
to this characteristic development. Br.
J. Harvie Dew in Century.
The following cases were dis
posed of by Judge Chapman in dis
trict court to-day:
A motion for a new trial in the
case of Harris vs. Carruth was
The case of Gauer vs. Emerson
Benedict et al was dismissed at
The First National bank vs. Mil
ton D. Polk et al was dismissed and
the costs assessed to plaintiff.
A. K. Alexander vs. William Shaf
fer. Judgment rende ed ia favor
of defendant on deaiurre-.
B. A. Gibson V3. Peler A. Arm
si "ong. Defendant has un '1 Satur
day, May li, to answe".
II. A. Waterman & Sou vs. A. G.
Cline. Foreclosure and order of
I. Pearlman vs. Catharine Week
bach et al. D. O. Dwyer appointed
guardian ad litem of. nlnor
. vs. the Methodist kpiscopal
nurch of Weeping Water. Judg
ment on demurrer in favor of
W. O. Taylor vs. John Burns et al.
Sale confirmed and deed ordered
In the Winch divorce case Judge
Chapman has granted a decree of
divorce but as yet has not settled
the financial part ot it.
First M. K. church. Dr. L F. Britt-
pastor. Sunday school at iKV) a. mi.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Worms Eat Lead Pipes.
In The Gesundheits Ingenieur the fact
is communicated by a correspondent
that when tracing the leaky places in a
lead pipe there was found in one of the
leaks a live woodworm with its head
protruding in the wall of the piping, the
outer opening of the cavity being of ob
long form 7 by 4 millimeters, and the
inner surface of the same showing fine
indentures. That similar cases have oc
casionally been met with appears to be
the case, the fact being stated in one of
the best known German text books of
technical chemistry that certain wood
worms sirex gigas perforate sheet
lead, the holes produced showing a
ough surface, with fine indentures in
le instance holes up to 6 millimeters
meter being found in sheet lead, the
er affixed to some timber work.
pounds of i
pickerel and .
or more than
They did this
$3,800 in boats
he Fisheries of Lake Superior,
ttle Port Arthur alone the figures
fishing industry for the market
ishing. In 1888 the fishermen
?ht 500,000 pounds of white
1 pounds of lake trout, 48,000
turgeon, 90,000 pounds of
50,000 pounds of other fish.
a million pounds in all.
with an investment of
ind $10,000 in gill and
yield nearly all went
ng company, and it is
John Terryberry brought in four
teen wolf scalps to-day to the coun
ty clerk. Mr. Terryberry hae sold
$00 worth of scalps this week.
The county clerk's office in the
new court house is now ready for
occupancy. The county officers
a' I expect to be located in their new
quarters next week.
The third quarterly conferenceof
the M. K. church will meet in the
church at 8 p. m. this evening. Rev.
Sleeth, the presiding elder, will be
present to conduct it.
M.M.Pratt, special agent of the
People Fire Insurance Company of
Manchester, N. II., is in the city to
day. Mr. Pratt appointed A. J.
Graves of this city agent for his
W. J. Hesser, the popular florist,
receiyec, by mail last night a young
crocodile from Florida. Mr. Hesser
said that the present was one he
had been wanting for some time,
but he is at a loss to know who the
Rev. Buckner writes The Herald
that he and his wife will be in
Omaha attending the May confer
ence May 10, 11 and 12, and that
they would be pleased to meet their
Plattsmouth friends during their
stay in Omaha.
While trying to turn around on
Sixth street in front of the M. E.
church this forenoon the gray team
of W. D. Jones sank down so deep
in the mud that one horse fell down
and the other one fell on top of it
The team was unhitched and they
regained their feet, but no harm
was done either to the team or
McMaken & Son are delivering" ice
daily. Call on them for your sum
Who can write the most words on
new U. S. Postal Card
Tile Popqlq qqd Vide-iLle
ONE - PRICK -
Will Give the 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 mustbe readable with the naked" eye,
And must be written in sensible sentences.
pound nets. Thu
- . - and Cleveland capi-
in tn main Phir-aorr.
tal that is controlling
Julian Ralph in Ha
the lake's fisheries.
A Queen's Collection
Queen Marprharita of i
ised the loan of her famou
laces for exhibition at the
It will include the varieties.
bank , of Platts-
to Be Seen.
taly has prom
s collection of
f lace made
- . i , , - . . , , OUU.
iu vug queen s laciories uj
will be displayed with the qu
trait and many old books upon
lace. Rome has a society now
to the Woman's exchange, wht
oistir. work of the contadina. k
.i fynwn -arViir h renresentatlve
auu k B
will probably be sent to the exhibitaa
A Matter of Wj. .
nhaerve. James." said the Boston
John DiUlon In "Wanted, the Earth'
at the Waterman He Pleases
Someboby made the remark that j
the trip of John Dillon to the Keeley
Institute had had the effect of dul
ling the comedian's faculties as an
actor. If that somebody had seeu
old John in "Wanted, the Earth"
last night at the Waterman, he
would have had occasion to reverse
his opinion. Dillion has lost none
oi nis oia lime numor ana ts as
sparkling and witt3r as ever. He
should, however, get a new play.
Wanted, the Karth" is one of the
old standbys in the comedy-drama
and while it is a good one, it has
been seen here so often as to spoil
its effect. Dilliou's support was of
the average. Ida May Blake, the
soubrette, was very fair in her line.
Alice Irving, as Gladys Ken ward,
did several pieces of acting to per
fection as did William Saunders, as
Jack Wilder. . The audience was a
fairly good sized one and seemed to
appreciate Dillion's wit immensleyt
Laughter and applause abounded
"His Nibs, the Baron" comes May
2. It is a faice-comedy and is said
to be a fairly good play.
Send all Postal Cards td
JOK, 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,
Opera Ho-ase Comei,
employer, "that you say 'eetner ana
'neether.' Are you not aware hum. auu
is not our pronunciation of those VordsT
It doesn't seem to me," repnea me
boy from New Yort aeeponaeuwy,
'that you ougnt to expect. ra w ,
evether' and 'nyther' on a salary of six-
teen dohara a monin. uiubu
une. ' ' ' ' -r-
Blood travels from the heart 'through
rti arteries ordinarily at tne rae ui
lyy Rev. Asa Sleeth, presiding elder. about twelve inches per second; itt speed
through the capillaries is at tne rate oi
three one-nnndreatns or an men pc
Preaching Over Old Sermons.
The scandal arising from bought ser
mons, which unf ortunatly . are often
sold in duplicate and even triplicate,
has caused at least one bishop hence
forth to forbid their use in his diocese.
He has no objection to his clergy preach
ing the sermons of other divines if the
authorship is acknowledged, and ever
considers tlt an original discourse once
a week is as much as can be reasonably
expected from the average curate; but
there must be no duplicity in the mat
ter. There nas always been a danger in
the purehasod sermon. . - -
- Recognition of the borrowed work, if
from . a well known - source, is also al
ways -.possible, . or nearly always. ' A
Welsh curate confessed to the following
ingenious plan for evading it, whicL
must, however, have given him a -great
deal of . trouble: - 'Tve got a volume of
sermons by .one Tillotson, and very
good -book it is; eo I translate them into
Welsh. and then -back again into Eng
lish, after which Tillotson himself would
not .know them again." Illustrated
Yesterday's Association Games.
AT OMAHA .
Colli ml'ti 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 5 "
Omaha. ..-. ..0 000100 2 3 4
The sacrament of the Lord's supper
wHl be administered after the
mnminir sermon. Quarterly love
feast will be held at 2:30 p. ro
Kpworth league will meet at 6:30 p
ni. in the gallery of the church.
All the membership of the church
and congregation are earnestly re
quested to attend these services
Read C. Brrkenf eld' ad in another
Ark,- Carlbad of
AV.ri! fiih. 7th and 8th the "M.
P. will aell round trip tickets to Hot
o : - irv at one ' lowest" first
.. mod. returning until
. intu -nn . account . ot , firovem-
incnt' sale of lots arid - meeting
rrH. cithern Central Turnveriu
Aociation. Call at office for par
When the Summer palace at 'Peking
' . s m T .1 .2 a i ..ml
was sacaea a ueaa wi ouuu, '
from a magnificent ruby, feu to tne
Duke of Brunswick as his share of fc
spoila. After his death it sold for f90,000.
A Wg .'.human, animal may be at ua-
wholceome as a big fungus, ivnat w
umod m a pur sonl, a pure body, a strong
will and a firm "knit frame. ' , .
A vood dentifrice is made of; two
omnces of ivetwd borax, four otaeea
of precipitated chalk ana two nance oi
pnlyert catue soap. .r
iFor duit' in ' " ey. aroia ruubinc;
Ammit Waaer in tbaaa; remov cmaer.
fee., with tae romia
,....1 0 1 10 4 8-17
0 0 1 1 0 2
T.A.Connor of Omaha is in the
Fred Murphy came in from Cedar
A. X. Sullivan went up to Omaha
Mrs.'Joe Klein went up to Omaha
T. Is,. Riley was in the city last
evening and to-day.
Mrs. Sam Patterson was an
Omaha visitor to-day.
Samuel Eckels, of Beatrice, is in
the cit visiting friends.
Mrs. B. Spurlock returned to her
home in York this morning.
John Smith came in from Lincoln
last night to spend Sunday.
Mrs. W. N. McLennan was an Om
aha passenger this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Young were
Omaha passengers this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Dean, of
Elmwood, were in the city yester
day. Hon. and Mrs. Anderson Root, of
Murray, were in the city last eve
ning. .Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Dray, Jr., of
Grof, Neb., are in the city visiting
Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Loom is of York,
returned home after a visit with W.
J. and Frank Koon and wife, this
Mr. and Mrs. Will . Ackerman of
McCook, returned home this morn
ing after a short visit with Mr. and
Mrs. F. H. Steimke.
Real Estate Transfers.
following are tbe real estate
transfers for the past week as com
piled by Polk Bros., abstracters
and publishers of the Daily Record
E A Durell and wifp in 1 k'nio-i.t
ofswj 24-12--wd $3,000 00
Justus LiUie et al to C Metzger, lot
2, blk 6, Creek ref d. Keuorted
again to correct error 473 30
L U Albers et al to German E L T
cnurcn, lots 11-12, blk 26. Eagle wd 1 00
Justus Lillie et al to C Metzirer. lot
s, olkb--ref d.... 473 00
R E Erwin and wife to G WClark.
lot Jl, Greenwood wd 800 08
G WClark and wife to Wm M Mur
ray and wife, same desc w d... . 600 0
Wm Tiehe to F.N Gibson. lets 5 to 8.
Keed s Add to Weeping Water 130 00
J K Barr and wife to I S Gregg. w4
ot nw ll and of bw4 2-ll- w d 6.450 00
Josiah Cline et al to J R Barr. s of
awriz-ii-v qca 100
A Taylor and wife toXS Nord
strom, lot 47a, Louis ville wd 35 00
John O I Tuber and wife to same, lots
476-4 7, Louisville w d ... 375 00
Fred Bellows and wife to T men
Clizbe, w'i of seJ4 and e of sw'i
29, neK of nw5i and nw ofne
32-11-U q c d . ; . 7 1 Of
Ernest Nutzman and wife to F G
JHiller, e1 lot 7, blk 13, Avoca wd 250 00
A Tefft to Mary Wilkinson, blk 1.
Avoca wd 100 00
T G Nichols to I, A Bickson. lota 1
to J, block 9 Elmwood w d....... 200 60
J A Davies to A B Knotts, lot 23. blk
, urcnara tiui Aaa to flatts w d 200 00
A BTodd et al to C II Parmeln. W
1, 29-12-14 ref d. 40 63
Samuel Ryan and wife to L Snave- '
ly. n of nw 14, s of sw 11-10-9 4,000 00
H M Wxeth and wife to Frank Mor
gan, lots I to 3, blk 4 Townsend'a
Add to Plattsmouth w d 600 00
No. 72 for your sum-
Umpire Phil Greusel has arrived
and has been assigned to umpire
the league games in this, city until
the tenth of May, when he will be.
transferred to some other point. 1
The base ball season opens in this
city to-morrow.. Lincoln will be here
for two gameB. Beatrice will Jte
here Tuesday and Wednesday;
Hastings; Thursday and Friday;
Grand Island, Saturday and Sun
day. The game will be called at 3
o'clock sharp.- Reeves and Maupih
will be the battery for the home
5 ivK ir Co Looks, i ,
1 "Good looks are- more : than . skin
deep," :deqending -upon a -healthy
condition -of - all the vital organs.
If the Liver -be inactive - you have
a BilioUS Look, if yonr stomach
bef affeeted'you have a Dyspeptic
-iiookaud if bo'ur Kidneys be effected
yov will have a Pinched .Look. Se
curs good health and you. will have
'good-looks, Klectric Bitters is the
great alteretrve-" and - Tonic acta
dfrfccfl - on those- - vital "organs.
Cures Pimples, Blot ohe, Boils and
grvesa good complexion. "Sold at
F. G Fricke A Co's Drugstore, 50c
per bottle: - : , ' .. .
. f -j-rv J f f r i - : ' i ' - - ;-.,
TW Dandles Surprisei will barn
the poorest 1 grade-Of gasoline as
well as the best. No bther stove will
do-it, Heodee-seHthenr. :
Buy the best and nothingrbuf the
best ami "yo-u will' hate a Dangler
Surprise tr-. .Hendee sells them.
Why will you cough when Shi
loh's cure will give immediate re
lief. Price 10 cts., 50 cts. and $1
For sale by F. G. Fricke & Cc
BURLINGTON & MISSOURI RIVER R. R.
V TIME TABLE. J
OF DAILY PASSENGER TRAINS
No. 2 5 : 17 P. M,
No. 4 10 :34 a. a.
No. 8 7; 44 p. m
No. 10 9 : 4 a. m.
No. 6 12:25 a. m
GOING WEST '
No 1,-. ..... 3 :45 a. m.
No. a. 3 :48 d. m
No. 5, 9 .-00 a.m.
No. T B rl' p m.
No. 9 4 :40 p, m.
Xo, 91 ..7:15 a.m.
Bushnell'a extra leaves for Omaha about two
o'clock lor Omaha and will accommodate passengers.
MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
No. 3i Accomodation Leaves...
No. 3&t arriYes...
Trains daily except Poaday.
.l.-90 a. si,
7 iVwhaktbH wfantriext'andJn
h I i no a ' in al Lpte r& e are
HeadquartarSrWhen yQu wsnt
either of ! those call in and see
us before buying ?::.' .
BROWN & BARRETT.
The Place to Buy
WHERE YOU WILL FINO
I wish to specially recommend.
It is absolutely safe.
GOODS SOLD ON THE INSTAIX
tnent plan as cheap -as 'for cash,
on easy monthly payments.: : Come
in and examine - my; anti-rust tin
ware which is warranted not to rust
for one year. If at any time you
want anything new that we do not
happen to hare in stock we can fret
it tor you on two days notice.
423 Main-St , PlatUmouth