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FIFTH YE Alt.
J I , ATTSMO UT 1 1 , NEBRASKA. THURSDAY. MAY 19, 1892.
NUMBER til 2.
A cream of tartar baking powder
"Highest of all in leavening strength
Latest U. S. Govern nient food re
port. EW MKATMAKKET.
Freak Ileef. I'ork. Veal. Mutton. Putter and
ej?B9 kept conttlamiy ou iiunu.
Gane of all kinds kept in Season
SATISFACTION - OARAMTEED
Cor. 6th St and Lincoln Ave
FLATTSMOUTII, - NEBRASKA.
TUTE AT MARKET
F. H. ELLENBAUM, Prop.
Tke beet of fresh meat always fonrnd
in this market. Also fresh
Egg and Butter.
Wild game of all kinds kept in their
mm SIXTH STREET
Always has ou hand a full stock of
FLOUR AND FEED.
Corn, Bran, Shorts Oats and Baled
Hay for sale as low as the lowe
and delivered to any part of t.i-
Clty' CORXEK SIXTH AXD VINE
MASUFACTUBE OF AXD
DEALXB I3f THE
CHOICEST BRANDS OF CIGARS
FULL LINK OF
TOBACCO AND SMOKERS ARTICLES
always in stock
Plattsmouth, - - Nebrassa
W. II. Cushixg,
J. W. JOHNSON,
Citizens - &t
Capital Paid in
F K C.uthman. J W Johnson. E 8 Greusel,
llenry Ktkenbary, M W Morgan. J
A Connor. W Wettenkamp, V
A general banxing business trans
acted. Interest allowed on de
posites. rlRST : NATIONAL : BANK
OF PLATT3MOUTH. NEBRASKA
Paid up capital so.ooo.oo
n tbe very test faculties for the promp
transaction of llgitimate
Stock, bonds, gold. government and local se
sarlUe bought and sold. Deposits reeelveo
and Interest allowed on tbe certificate
Drafts drawn, available In any Prt of the
United States and all tbe principal tewns ol
OOU.ZCTIOKS MADS AXD rBOSHTLT KKMIT
TEt. Highest n.arket price pmd for County War
rants, State ana County bends.
John Fltagarald J. Hawkswortb
Sam Waugb. F. K. White
George K. Dovey
he lllattsmonth gerald.
C'OK.N KK OF VI. MS AND FIFTH STS
K NOTTS BROS. Publishers
Published every Thursday, ami duilr
every evening eacept Suniluy.
Registered at the I'lut tsmoiith, Nebraska
pHt pflice as second clas mail matter for
transiiiiMbion through tbe U. S. mailt.
TERMS H..K WEEKLY.
Ome year in advance - - - - $1 51)
One year not in Advance - - - 2 00
Kix months in advance - 75
Three inoiit hs in advance 40
TKlf MS OK DAILY.
One year In ad vunc - - - - $fl 00
One cy our muni li 50
Ier week by currier ----- 15
Ovlk $.T,XX),(XX) of the $48,000 000
involved in the river and harbor
bill goes to the south. That is why
over two-thirds of the democrats in
the house voted for it.
A FEW years ago wire nails were
no dear farmers could not afford to
use them, but now, under protec
tion, they have fallen in price until
they are fold for less than the tariff
on the imported article, and con
sumers get home-made nails which
are not only low in price, but the
best in quality of any made in the
TnE public debt of he United
States has been paid during the
last ten years at the rate of $100,000,
000 per year. The greatest propor
tion has been paid during Presi
dent Harrison's term, the surplus
revenues being used to buy bonds
of the government in the open mar
kets. During President Cleveland's
term this was allowed to accumu
late in the hands of favored banks
and made a bugaboo of to help
pass the Mills bill reducing the
tariff. Indiauola (la.) Herald.
Representative Hariek of Ohio,
who al.o boldly saj-s: "I am a dem
ocrat," has other fears than free sil
ver and a protective tariff. Listen
to him: "The great danger to the
democratic party is that she will
ri!' -v .- lit-i self to a few individuals,
i v of them like Nr. Hill, utterly
r'.hy to be consorted with,
. . . ihc will divorce herself from
eternal principles of liberty and
political equality, and equal frights
for all men with special privileges
THE democratic free binding
twine bill was too great a sham and
swindle even for the tariff reform
stomach of the New York Times.
That muwump journal usually
hails with joy each and every redcu
tion of protective duties, but the so
called free binding-twine bill was
such a transparent piece of elec
tioneering humbug that it had to
draw the line on it. The bill repre
sented stupidit' that was not to be
applauded even in the name of tariff
reform. The Times was compelled
to say: "The removal of the insig
nificant duty on binding twine
could be of no service to the western
farmers, whom the majorit' of the
members are supposed to have in
mind. That duty is only seven
tenths of a cent per pound. The re
moval of it would not perceptibly
reduce the price of binding twine."
THE MISSISSIPPI FLOODS.
"The Maker of the Universe never
created but one thing which he
could not control," said the distin
guished orator, SergeantJL. Prentiss,
"and that was the Mississippi river.
He made it, turned it loose, and let
it rip." This graptc view is practic
ally confirmed by the annual floods
like the one that is now devastating
ths southern portion of the country.
The situation is worse in some re
spects than has been known for sev
eral years, and the result must be a
loss of property and an interruption
of industry that will seriously re
tard the prosperity and welfare of
thousands of citizens. It seems to
be impossible to provide adequate
and reliable means of protection
against these terrible disasters. The
great river has a way f turning the
calculations of science to mockery,
and brushing aside the most formid
able defenses that engineering skill
has yet been able to devise. There
are contingences in its scheme of
operations that can not be foreseen.
The experience of one year is not al
ways a sa fe guide for the next one,
owing to the intervention of new
sources of danger and new methods
of attack and destruction. Those
who lire in the districts subject to
overflow are never certain that they
be permitted to raise a crop or to re
main in their homes. They are at
the mercy of a force that may ruin
them in a day, and their efforts to
avert the calamity count for little or
nothing as a general rule.
It is insisted by those who are
bent acquainted with the condition
of the problem that the levee sys
tem is the only feasible plan of
protection; but it proves to be a
disappointment when put to a
severe test. New breaks occur
every year it points where perfect
security had previously been felt,
and it is by no means sure that any
form of embankment will resist the
flood under all circumstances. A
large amount of money has been
expended in the construction of
such works, and competent engi
neers have declared the most im
portant of them to be impregnable,
but the river still repeats its disas
ters year after year in spite of all
such appliances. Possibly the
system would be effective if the ex
penditure had been larger. There
is a good deal of force in the sug
gestion that it is not to be expected
that defenses erected at a few
points will stand the strain of such
a volume of water as the Missis
sippi now contains when other
points are left unprotected. That
is to say, a levee system of a local
sort does not give assurance of
safety because it takes account
only of immediate tacts, when in
reality the distant considerations
are the governing ones. If the
whole country adjoining the river
from St. Louis to New Orleans
could be provided with levees,
these annual inundations would
probably be prevented. The cost
of such a system would be enor
mous, of course, but the interests
involved are also enormous, and
the necessary outlay could be justi
fied as easily as some others that
have been made from time to time
under the general welfare clause of
the constitution. It is certain, at
any rate, that the task of protecting
the fertile and valuable lands
along the river against the floods
that are now so damaging to their
owners should be assumed by the
government, and that the work
should be done in a comprehensive
and practical manner. St. Louis
Hot Springs. A- k Carlsbad of
On April Gth, 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. Doorplates Out of Fashion.
How completely the doorplate has
gone out of fashion. When I came to
New York to work for a living, a door
plate was as essential an insignia of gen
tility as a bank account, and shops
where they were sold were to be found
everywhere. On the residence streets
of the better class, at a certain hour
every morning, you would see a servant
on every stoop, polishing the plate up
before its owner had his breakfast. The
doorplate was with us what the marble
front step is to a Philadelphian. Phila
delphia's front steps are there yet.
Our doorplates have become things
of the past, found only on old fashioned
houses without pretensions to style.
Their places have probably been taken
by the coats of arms which fashionable
New York now pays a Frenchman to
invent or borrow for it, and which make
the titled visiting foreigner rub his eyes
when he finds his own crest over the
door of a Wall street man of unknown
origin or a railroad magnate of no ori
gin at all. New York Cor. Pittsburg
"What be you after now, Samu'l Pay
son?" inquired a brisk and thrifty Ver
mont farmer of a thiftless neighbor,
who came shuffling across the barnyard
one morning with as mnch of a business
like air as he was able to assume.
"I jest wanted t' know," replied the
amiable Samu'l, with bis usual vac
illating smile; "I'mtryin f fix tb place
up a little, 'gainst some vis'tors we've
got comin, an I jest wanted t' know if
so be 't you c'd give me an empty barr'l
o' flour t' make a hencoop f put a pig
in; for 1 ain't got nothing at all t put
notbin at all into!" Youth's Compan
ion. Tropical Fruits In the United States.
There are now more than 500,000
almond trees actually bearing in the
United States; there are hundreds of
thousands of bearing cocoanut trees;
there are more than 250,000 olive trees,
producing fruit equal to the best Medi
terranean varieties; there are now more
than 500,000 bearing banana plants, 200,
000 bearing lemon trees, 4,000,000 orange
trees and 21,000,000 pineapples, and the
value of tropical and semitropical fruits
grown under the American flag is nearly
J20.000.000. Yankee Blade.
The first annual meeting of the
Nebraska conference of the Kpworth
League meets at Lincoln, May 13-10.
The li. & M. will sell tickets south
of the Platte river to Lincoln, May
10-16 inclusive. Parties paying full
fare going will be returned at one
third fare on presenting certificate
at ticket office at Lincoln, signed by
Z. W. Abbott, David City.
Gen. P. and T. Agt.
The silver admission of the state
of Nebraska will be held at Lincoln,
May 25 and '26. The li. Sc M. will sell
tickets to Lincoln at the rate of one
fair for the round trip, May 25 and
26 and limit for return May 27.
J. Francis, G. P. A.
F. G. Fricke ic Co.. the druggists
desire us to pubiish the following
testimonial as they handle the rem
edy and believe it to be reliable:
"I bought a 50-cent bottle of Cham
berlain's Pain Halm and applied it
to my limbs, which have been af
flicted with rheumatism at inter
vals for one year. At the time I
bought the Paiw Balm I was un
able to walk. I can truthfully say
that Pain Halm has completely
cured me. K. II. Farr, Holywood,
Kan. Mr. A. B. Cox, the leading
druggist at Holywood, vouches for
the truth of the above statement.
McMaken St Son are delivering ice
daily. Call on them for your sum
mer s ice. .
Catarrh In New England.
Ely's Cream Balm gives satisfac
tion to every one using it for ca
tarrhal troubles G. K. Mellor drug
gist, Worcester Masc.
I believe Kly's cream Balm is the
best article for catarrh ever offered
the public. Bush & Co. druggists,
An article of real merit.C. P. Alden
druggist, Springfield Mass.
Those who use it speak highly of
it. Geo A, Hill, druggist pring
Cream Balm has given satisfac
tory results. W. P. Draper, drug
gist, Springfieln, Mass.
Some of the Grand Army boys
may be interested in the following
from Alex. B. Pope, A. D. C, Com
mander, Dep't. Tenn. and Ga. He
says: "We have had an epidemic
of whooping cough here, (Stewart,
Tenn.,) and Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy has been the only medicine
that has done any good " There is
no danger from whooping cough,
when this remedj' is freely given. It
completely controls the disease. 50
cent bottles for sale by F. G. Fricke
& Co., druggists.
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
li URLIXQ TON & MISSOURI RIVER R. R.
V TIME TABLE. J
OF DAILY PASSENGER TRAINS
N'o. 2 5 : 17 P. M,
No. 4. 10 :34 a. ii.
No. 8 7 ; 44 p. m
No. 10 9 :45 a. m.
No, G 12 : a. id
.3 :45 a. m.
.3 :48 p. m
.9 :00 a. m.
5 :17 p m.
. 4 :40 p, m.
..7 :15 a. m.
J-ushoell's extra leaves for Omaha about two
o'clock for Omaha and will accommodate pas
sengers. MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
N?. 384 Aeoomodation Leaves.
Trains daily exeept Sunday.
10:55 a. m,
4 ;00 p. in.
("ASS CAMP No. 332 M. W. A. meets every
second and Fourth Monday evenings in
Fitzgerald hail. Visiting neighbors welcome.
P. C Hansen. V. C. : P. H'ertenberger, W. A.,
S. C. Wilde, Clerk.
CAPTAIN H E PALME K CAMP NO 50
Sons of Veterans, division of Nebraska, U
S. A. meet every Tuesday night at 7 :30 o'clock
in their hall in Pitlgeralil block. All sons and
visiting comrades are cordially invited to meet
with us .J. J. Kurtz, Commander ; B. A. A!c
El wain, 1st teargent.
OKDEK OF THE WOKLU, Meets at 7 : 30
every Mcnnay evening at the Grand Army
hall. A. F. Groom, president. Thus Walling,
AO U W No 8 Meet first and third Fri
dav evening of each month at I O O K
hall, Frank Vermylea M V; J E Barwick,
GA. K.McConihie Post No. 45 meets every
Saturday evoning at 7 : 30 in their Hall in
Kockwood block. All visiting comrades are
cordially invited to iieet with us. Fred Bates,
Post Adjniant ; G. F. Niles, Poet Commadder.
NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Gauntlet Lodge
Xr.47. Mfits everv Wednesday eve
ning at their hall over Bennet & Tutt's, all
visiting knights are cordially invited to
attend. M N Griffith, C C: Otis Dovey K of
K and S.
AO L W Xo W Meet second and fourth
Friday evenings in the month at I O
O F Hall. M Vondran, M W, E P Brown,
T"AUGHTERS OF KEBECCA Bud of Prom
Ue Lodge No. 40 meets the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each month In
the no. O.K. hall. Mrs. T. E. Williams, N.
G. ; Mrs. John Cory, Secretary.
rvEGREE OF HONOR Meets the first
and third Thrursday evenings of each
month in I. O. O. F. hall. Fitzgerald block.
Mrs. Addie Smith, Worthy Sister of Honor
Mrs. Nannie Burkel, sister secretary.
CASS LODGE. No. 14S.I.O. O. F. meets ev
ery Tuesday night at their hall in Fitzgerald
Mock. All Odd Fellows are cordially Invited
to attend when visiting iu tbe city. Chris Pet
eren. N. G. ; 8. F.Oborn, Secretary.
TJOTAL AROA NAM Cass Council No 1021,
Meet at the K, of P. hall In the Parmele &
Craig block over Bennett & Tutt .lairing
brethren invited. Henry Gerlng, Regent;
Thos Walling. Secretary.
MANY TEA7"" ""' I i
"Man witnir ImiI
Nor want- lb i!
It was true then and ju.-i ;i :
ALL THAT WE WANT IS
Your Trade on
S 1 (
That is all; '-Nor do we 1iiit it lon" just for a few yeirs, ;iy twenty
or more and if you will grant us thi.s "little" our cup ol hajpinctH wi4
be full to overflowing.
In return you will have little to want, for in these goods we oiler the
best and most complete line made in thin country to-day and
-a"t Prices so Xjotx7"
That every time we fill out a quotation sheet we feel that we ought to be
accorded a place in history among the philanthropists, for we are giving
the trade all the cream and keeping the skimmed milk for ourselves.
WILL YOU NOT GIVE US THE "LITTLIi" THAT YfK WANT.
J. W. Hendee, & Co.
CALL AND SEE
r.i t -TP "Ir
W. A. BOECK & CO
THEY ARE OFFERING- A GTEAT MA NT
o- BARGAINS. .-
IN LADIFS, MENS AND CHILDREN'S SHOES.
And it rould pay you to call and examine their special
That will he given for the next tairty d&yHm
THE POSITIVE CURE.
IKLar EBOTMXKg. W Warran
little here below,
ue to day, jik) litn or cae exactly
VICS, i'i ir s
Are away down
h c- w c) & $ hi
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