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A BIG TIME
Plattsmouth Will Colobrato on
tho Fourth of July.
A COOD TIME PROMISED.
Tho Citizens of Plattsmouth
Extend an Invitation
to Cass County.
UOOI M'KIKKKS AND GOOD Ml Sir.
Wo Will Colobrato Independ
ence Day in Old Fash
Faith In Witchcraft.
Belief in witchcraft is still -found
among the ieoil in many countries.
Tho wife of n rich farmer in Styria,
Austria, Ii.kI Ieen paralyzed for year,
and tho nnlicul men gave her up aa
hopelens. Tim fanner lately applied to
a soothsayer, who locked into the mat
ter and pronounced the patient to be be
witched. Sh pointed out another
farmer who had also been sick for years
an the wizard, and prescribed that an
old pair of iwinta of the man and a few
drojw of his blood must be'placed over a
dull fire and slowly burned. The pa
tient uinst be held over this smoldering
fire and thoroughly fumigated, after
which she would recover. The pants
were obtained and the old sick man one
evening, when stepping into the door
way of his hut to get a breath of fresh
air, was attacked and thrown down on
his faco to make his nose and month
Tho blood was carefully scraied up
from tho ground and tho fumigation
Tho Authors Social ' Was Well
III till FIVE I'AUTY LAST NIUIIT
Society Events Still Occur Despite
Hot Weatlier Interesting Items
of News Gathered
About the City.
The authors' social given by the
Y. I. K. K. A. in the K. of P. hall
last evening' was not very largely
attended, but all there had a good
time. There were twentv-eiirht oer
made, but of course without the prom- sons and objects so dressed and ar-
ueu eiLuct 01 curing me woman. J. lie I rninr-i-il t
A FINKEXIIIItlTIONOr'f IKKlYOKkS
Elaborate Preparations Being Made
For the Day Hose Races. Foot
Haces, Slow Mule Races
A Good Program Pre
pared A Purse to
the Best Hose
old man was terribly shaken and has
died since, whether as a result of the
outrage committed against him is not
reported. At Velilla, Siwiin, a farmer
was sick. His son went to the only
woman in the village that enjoyed the
reputation of being a witch and de
manded of her to restore his father to
health. When a few days later his
father had not improved he went and
shot both tho socalled witch and her
husband dead. Chicago Herald.
IHviiie Service ljr Trlrliiie.
The mayor of Nottingham, accom-
as to each represent the
name of some book. Kach person
present was supplied with a piece
of paper containing twenty-eight
lines, the lines numbered to corres
pond with the persons and objects,
and told to solve as many names as
possible. The papers were then
gathered up and prizes awarded to
the two persons giving the great
est and least number of correct
answers. Miss Carrie Ilolloway re-
rceived a book for being the best
guesHer aim jir. A. is. Knotts a
TO ANY GENTLEMAN,
Ton. Cass CoTa.3TLt37"
Who can write the most words on
new U. S. Postal Card
ONE - PRICh: - CLOTHIER
Will Give the Following Prizes on July 4th:
The committees having in charge
the proposed Fourth of July celebra
tion, met at the new council cham
ber last night.
The ii nance committee reported
favorably and upon this coiiiiiimit
tee rested the fate of the celebration.
The committee on grounds re
ported that they had secured "Fitz's
Forty" to hold the celebration on.
All the other committees made
favorable reports. The It. A M. will
sell round trip tickets for one and
The large crowd of citizens pres
ent were very enthusiastic over hav
ing a celebration.
The committee on program have
decided, on an old fashioned cele
bration and have prepared an elab
The fire department held a meet
ing last evening and decided to of
fer a purse of $100 for the hose team
making the best run.
riattsiuouth will be to the front
with an old time celebration. Speak
ers of national fame will be here
Van Wyckand John C. Watson will
be in attendance.
Running teams will be here from
Villisca and Red Oak. Iowa, also
from Nebraska City, besides a good
team from this city.
The music committee have ar
ranged for a chorus of ') voices, al
so for first class instrumental music.
During the day there will be sack
pained by several meiiuVrsof thecorpo- bunch of firecrackers for bewiir the
ration and other leading men of the town. I)0re8t guesser.
recently attended divine service in a ir t
novel fLddon. Th, "I ' Refreshments in the way of ice
- ' - - ..v i a IIVU.t .
the local exchange of the National Tele
phone company, but the service in
which they participated was conducted
at Christ church, Birmingham, fifty-one
miles away, the communication
of course by telephone.
Ihey sat on each side of the long
table on which thirty receivers were
placed, while at the church end were
eight transmitters two in the belfry,
two in the choir, two in the reading
desk, and two in the pulpit, switched on
and off as exigencies required an ar
rangement which has been m operation
for some weeks for the edification of
Birmingham subscribers. The Notting
ham congregation were able to hear
the bells very distinctly, and the re
sponses and other musical portions of
the service, while tho preacher, having
a clear voice and deliberate utterance,
was very audible, and his sermon was
listened to with close attention. Lon
cream, cake and strawberries were
1 A Nice Spring Suit.
2. A Nice Leather Satchel.
3. Two Nice Shirts.
While legal proceedings as to the
ownership of the famous Red Rock
caverns, lelov Jlenton, in which has
lieen recently found a still further group
of neolithic skeletons of a giant man,
are still peading, an almost equally in
teresting discovery has been made in a
deep railway cutting at Andresy, in
Seine-et-Oise, near Faris, where the
workmen rati nion a huge Merovingian
cemetery of the Sixth century. Already
there have been uncovered nearly GOO
tombs, extending ever an area of 2
miels, yielding a hitherto unheard of
mass of earved sarcophagi, knives,
spears, vases, ornaments and pottery of
unique shapes and styles of decoration.
High Five Party.
A high live party was held last
evening at the residence of M. It
Murphy in honor of Fred Cox, of
Denver. A number of young folks
were invited and passed a pleasant
evening. Refreshments were served
during the evening. Following are
those who attended: Misses Janet
Livingston, Maggie Oliver, Kdith
White, Flla Clark, Verna Leonard,
Klla Wright, Bird Houseworth, Ma
nota Kikenbary, Nannie Moore and
Ileisel and Messrs. Will Clements,
Will Stadleman, Chas. Sherman,
Frank Kichey, Frank Johnson, H.
McLeod, Fred Cox of Denver, Stuart
Livingston, Cha. Vallery and Chas.
Yes, we will celebrate!
J. M. Craig had business to-day at
Try Hrown & Barrett's ice cream
soda water. It will keep you cool. tf.
If you want to have a good time,
come to Plattsmouth on the Fourth
The M. K. Aid society will meet at
2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon at the
M. E. church.
Every word must be written with pen and ink.
Every word must be readable with the naked eye,
And must be writte n 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,
OpeiaHo-ase Comet, leuttaaa.-ia.tla..
Shiloh'8 catarrh remedy a posi
tive cure Catarrh, Diphtheria and
Canker mouth. For sale by F. G.
row at 3:30 will be married to Miss
It is recalled now that the tiny hamlet
of Andresy, in the generations succeed
ing the introduction of Christianity by I Bertha Wise.
missionary cet. . The 7xctedsc: 1 a"d MrS Fran.k E"to" a"d
tific examination of these mnltitmlin children returned to Colorado
remains will throw a flood of liirht on I sPrin?8 this morning after a short
races, wheelbarrow races, slow mule I the origins of the church among all I visit with relatives in this city,
ranks. Pans Letter.
M. S. Briggs had business in Qui
Melchoir Soennichs n went up to
hrank Jackson arrived in the city Omaha this morning,
last nignt irom Denver and to-mor
races and a greased pig turned
loose, and the person catching the
pig will be entitled to him. A
greased pole will be prepared and
to the person that climbs it a gold
watch will be given.
Two games of base ball will be
played during the day. Four large
dancing platforms will be erected
ou the grounds and first-class
The celebration will end in the
evening with the largest and most
complete display of fireworks ever
seen in Cass county.
The citizens of Cass county are in
vited to come to Plattsmouth and
spend a profitable day.
The committees adjourned to
meet Friday evening.
Klectric Locomotive for Steam Koadit.
There are signs that one of the most
startling revolutions of the century is
approaching, bteps are being taken in
the northwest toward the laying of an
experimental track on which many
points bearing on the substitution of
electric locomotives for steam locomo
tives on trunk lines will be determined,
and electrical engineers throughout the
country are on the qui vive for the next
developments. The tliree eighty ton
electric locomotives to be used in the
Belt line tunnel, Baltimore, will push a
freight train of 1,200 tons, including lo
comotive, through the tunnel, up an
eight-tenths of 1 per cent, grade, for a
distance of 6,000 feet, at the rate of fif
teen miles an hour, or a 500 ton passen
ger train, including locomotive, at the
rate of thirty miles an hour. St. Louis
Nebraska Weather Crop Report
The past week has been generally
colder than normal, dry and sun
shiny and has not on the whole im
proved the outlook for good crops
The temperature has been tliree
to four degrees below the normal
except in the southeast part of the
state, where it has been from one to
two degrees above the normal.
The sunshine has been decidedly
. above the normal.
The rainfall has been light, falling
in scattering showers except in the
southwestern part of the state,
where it generally exceeded an inch
and was above the normal. In the
extreme northern part of the state
it was very heavy, averaging nearlj'
two inches, while more than four
inches fell at Kennedy.
A general storm area past across
the state on Wednesday and Thurs
day in a northeast direction from
Dundy county, causing severe local
storms with high wind and hail in
that section of the state, doing some
damage to crops and. buildings.
CoIu of the Mogul Emperors.
Mr. Stanley Lane-Poole has finished
his Catalogue of the Coins of the
Mogul Emperors of Hindoos tan in the
British Museum." from the invasion
of Baber to the establishment of a
Found A breast pin with a lock
of hair, near where the new power
house is being built. The owner
can have the fame by calling at
The Junior class of the High
school is called to meet at the resi
dence of V. V. Leonard this evening
to attend to some remaining busi
ness. Full attendance is desired.
J. P. Antill has fitted up the south
room over Dunn's feed store for an
ice cream parlor and will furnish
the best of ice cream and cake for
10 cents a dish. tf
For Sale ok Trade A desirable
lot in Plattsmouth. Will sell for
cash or will take a good buggy
horse and horses in exchange.
For particulars call on or address
this office. tf
C. S. Johnson, night yardmaster
for the B. & I., arrived home this
morning from Illinois. Mrs. John
son will remain until her brother is
able to be up.
The Factoryville mill dam that
John Schiappagasse went up to
Omaha on business this morning.
Mr. ana Mrs. F. U. V anatta were
Omaha passengers this morning on
No. 5. .
Miss Maggie Wright, one of the
school teachers, left this morning
for Iowa to spend her vacation.
Only one game was played in the
state league yesterday. Kearney
defeated Hastings in a one-sided
SCOKE BY INNINGS.
Kearney 30303202 114
Hastings 0 2000000 02
Earned runs Kearney 2.
Two base hits Miller.
Three base hits Cole.
Sacrifice hits Kearney 5.
Bases stolen Kearney 9.
Bases on balls Off Uopp 1, off Johnson
4, off Lippert 3.
Struck out By IIopp 4, by Johnson 1, by
Ly Leppert 2.
. Wild pitches Johnson 1, Leppert 1.
Time of game 1:45.
Plattsmouth played an exhibition
game at Springfield yesterday as
the following from The Bee shows
. The Grays dropped their first
game this season to the Platts
mouth league team by a score of 5
to 12. The Grays were scared to
death and put up the poorest game
of the season, but did better than
British currency bv the East India com-
pany, m loo.. It contains descriptions I was washed away by the recent high I could be expected ot them, as the
water has been repaired and the
mill is in first class order once more.
of over 1,400 coins, chiefly gold and sil
ver, 500 of which are represented in the
autotype illustrations. This completes
this author's description of the entire
collection of Mohammedan coins in the
The house in which Handel was born
at Halle, on the 23d of January, 1685, is
to be sold, and seems likely to be bonght
by a brewer, who already uses the
grounds as a garden. The great com
poser s admirers desire, hovever, to
have the house converted into a Handel
museum, as has been done with the
birthplaces of Goethe, Beethoven and
other famous men, and are collecting
funds for the purpose. London Stand
ard. Truly "Circular Sloenmtauc."
A calf belonging to a Mr. Houchen.
near Seymour, became strangely sick
the other day, and in a short time began
to whirl around and around, as a pup
after its tail, and within two hours was
dead. It whirled for two solid hours,
never stopping to draw breath or grease
the axle. Cor. Indianapolis Journal.
management is very indifferent as
to whether they have any practice
All farmers who have grist at the J and the way they jumbled and fum
mill to be ground can get it from on
and after Monday, June 27.
Tom Pierronent, a freight conduc
tor on the Missouri Pacific, fell off
bled balls to-day was a sight. The
visitors were a little off, too, in field
ing. The same clubs play to-mor
and the visitors remain to-night
of a car near Weeping Water last and together with theT. K. quartette
evening. I he man fell off from the
car through a bridge on to a barb
wire fence, thirty feet below. He
was badly cut and bruised.
I he .Nebraska republican state
central committee will meet at the
roomsof the republican league. No.
114-116 South Thirteenth street, Om
aha, Thursday, June 30, at 7 o'clock
p. m. sharp, for the purpose ef fix
ing the time and place of the repub
lican state convention, apportioning
the representation of counties and
such other business as may proper
ly come before them.
T. If. Pollock. Agent.
will give a . concert at the opera
house. The score:
Plattsmouth 10117900 212
Springfield 90021200 15
Batteries Geist, Etnyreand Hall; Bak
er, Parvin and Maupin.
Hits Plattsmouth 8, Springfield. 7,
Two-base hits Etnyre, Blakewell. Har
din. Three base hits Etnyre.
Home runs Baker.
Errors Springfield 8, Plattsmouth 7,
Time Two Hours.
Umpire Dr. Wallner.
Standing of the Clubs.
Played. Won. Lost. Per Ct.
Beatrice 29 21 8 .724
Grand Island.:.. 33 21 12 .636
Hastings......... 32 16 16 .500
Kearney. ...... 30 14 17 .452
Fremont.. 29 11 18 .309
Plattsmouth .... 33 11 22 .333
The directors of the state league
met last night at Fremont and de
cided to continue, the rest of the
season with five teams. Thefollow
ing, dated Fremont, was taken from
the Lincoln Journal: "At the meet
ing of the state league last night
tne letter lro.n Fremont was read,
ana a motion to table it -was car
neu. freniont was then expelled
tor non-payment of dues. I
concluded to finish the seaso
nve ciuds. Representatives from
Plattsmouth, Grand Island, Bea
trice and Hastings were present."
a nau a serve attack of rairri,
and became so deaf I could not
near common conversarion, I suf.
fered terribly from roarinfi in my
neaa. x procured a bottle of Klv's
Cream Balm, and in three weeks
could hera as well as I ever could,
aiiuuuwican say to al! who are
affiicte with the worst of desensea
catarrn, take JHly.s Cream Balm and
oe cured, it is wortu $1,C3 to anv
man. womon or child an(rirhr
from catarrh. A. E. Newman. Gray
Admitted the Facts.
Newspaper editors have to 1
for statements. But aware that the
ur. ii lies medical Co. are mnniwi.
his ... ii 1 r . . , . 1
. n-idiYc iuuui ior me rouowin"
testimonial lrom K. McDoiifrall. An.
burn, Ind., who for two vears iHtio.rl
a stoppage or skippiugof the pulse,
Ana icn oiuc koi ho tender lie could
not lie on it, his heart fluttered, he
was aianueu, went to different doc-
nra ftiwl ,n 1 '. ,t 1.... . ...
-" "v unci, uui one oottle
01 ur. Junes' Aew Heart Cure cured
him. The elegant book, "New and
Startling Facts," free at F. G. Fricke
o. it tells all about heart and
nervous diseases and many wonder-
Half Rates to Saratoga.
On the occasion of the National
T-t ,1 1 1 11.1 4 .1 A . -. - f
Kuutunuiui i iios ii s annual con
vention at Saratoga, July 12-15, the
ouningion roi.te, irom July 3 to J u
ly 9, inclusive, will sell round trio
ti.1-A.n i" . -.11 .... . ' . - . .
ucis Hum tiii siauons in Nebras
ka to Saratoga at one lowest first
class fare, plus two dollars (mem-
Dersnip lee Js JS. A.) Tickets are
gooa tor return passage from Jul
15 to 21: an extension of time limit
can, however, be obtained by depos-
ninK ntneiB ai me onice ol the ioint
acui ui terminal noes; rfoy JKroad-
way, Saratoga. The Burlington
route will run special Pullman
sleeping cars and reclininir chair
cars irom .Lincoln and Omoiw
through to Saratoga, leavino- i :,f.
coin at 2:40 p. m. and Omaha at 4:45 p
m., July 9. A folder, trivinir all re
ticulars, may be had upon applying
to J. Francis, general passenger and
ticket agent, Omaha, to wh (Mil rr (n
local agent B. & M. K. R., requests
for reservation of births k1k...i,i
The Place to Bu
S. C. BREKENFELD'S
WHERE YOU WILL FIND
HA KD WAKE,
Isli to specially recommend.
t is absolutely aufe.
POODS SOLD ON TIIK INSTALL
U mentplanas 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 v
want anything new that we do not
nappen to have in stock we rn
it for you on two dayu' notir .
Brown & Barrett has
e city. tf.
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