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V WET WEATHER NEWS
Doings of Different People at
Til E COUNTY W.C. T. U. CONVENTION
Preparations for the Fourth Nearly
all Made A Large Crowd Ex
pected From.' Abroad
The News of the
County Convention of W. C. T. U.
The convention of this organiza
tion was held at Weeping Water
June 28-2", in the M. K. church. It
was well attended and a greater in
terest was Hhowu than any time
since the amendment camnaiiin.
. :j There was considerable business
1 -A transacted and officers elected for
; i the ensuing yvur. There were V. C
; T. U. women froiii Wabash, Eagle,
j! Avoca, Plattsiuouth and other
j piaces iroiii out around tne county.
, The officers elected were: County
' firiuillill t Mitttt Mlivar.'iuunf I'lillu.
, j f . - " a . a,, a ar . M 1 1 .1 aa a . .aaaau-
; j mouth; corresponding secretar3',
Mrs. Dean of Eagle; recording sec
retary, Mrs. TelTt of Avoca; county
treasurer, Mrs. Royer of Klmwood;
superintendent of county fairs, Mrs,
Perry Walkerof Plattsiuouth; super
intendent of jail and prison work,
Mrs. Waller Holmes of Plattsiuouth;
superintendent of the department
for the supression of impure litera
ture, Mrs. C. A. Kaufman of Avoca;
county superintendent of loyal tem
perance legionof juvenile work.Miss
Alice Wilson of Plattsiuouth; super
intendent of mother's meetings,
Mrs. A. U. Churchill of Avoca.
Miss Olive Gass was aI.so elected
superintendent of the Y. W. C. T. U
in Cass county.
There were present: District
President Mrs. K. M. J. Cooly of
Lincoln and Mrs. Isabella Spurlock
)f the Mothers' Jewels Home at
.fork, with three of her little
I Vi o rrraa Our v-.t-v i ti .-f"fta 1 1 ti or
fa. -J, -J ... a. a-,....,.,
eature of the convention was the
tinjriuir of the little ones. Little
?reddie, aged about live years, is
he special charge of the ladies of
Jhe M. E. church at Weeping Water,
hey having volunteered to ciotne
lim. All seemed so pleased to see
he little one they were laboring
,or. They were all very bright,
'nteresting little fellows. The next
'ounty convention will be held at
yagle and the district convention
' t Plattsiuouth some time in
' August or the first week in Septem-
!er. Alter singing one verse lor
losing of "God be With You Till
Ve Meet Again," the convention of
. ?92 adjourned and was a thing of
ie past. Mks. S. A. Tkavek,
Secretary' pro tern.
i GOING OUT.
rand Island will Withdraw From
the State League-
The sugar city base ball club
rayed its last game yesterday, lin
es some moneyed people inter-
ted in keeping up the procession
lOuld come forwaid and guaran
e to pay the expenses. The Grand
land club has not given dissatis
ction exactlj-, but the directors
ink that the luxury is too expen
se a one and that the club's pat
nage will not warrant a further
ntinuance in the league. Only
:ty per cent of the subscription
8 been used and will all be paid
to date. Little attention has
en paid as to what effect this will
ve upon the league. Official no
a has not been sent to the secre
y of the league, but he will be
Vised of the matter to-morrow,
' New Republican Paper.
jhe following, dated at Beatrice,
'aken from the Omaha Bee. The
(L. Knotts spoken of below is the
;.ie one that was formerly rou
ted with The Hekald:
The long-projected consolidation
he Beatrice Daily Democrat and
j Beatrice Weekly Republican
ii consummated last evening,
l to-day the Daily Democrat
es to exist and will be succeed
by the Daily Times, the result
"he consolidation. The Times
be edited for the time being by
L Jvnotts, editor
' will be city editor,
'i will continue as
ion of the Times.
of the late
M. A. Metz
ains with the
-attsmouth will celebrate as ad
ised, all reports to the contrary
Vithstanding. From reports
e seem to be a few moss
es who are trying to throw
water, but they will do very
'. damage, as little attention is
to chronic kickers.
r. and Mrs. William White have
w daughter at their house. It
c ils appearance bright and
. . V-a f T ) 1 .a aa a la lAri n fYl V
,ralu urewanu . ......
out to the Richardson school
e to-day to attend a school pic-
WANT OUR ORATOR.
Manv Neighboring Cities Have
Tried to Secure John C.Wat
son For the Fourth.
Nebraska City's orator, John C;
Watson, has had a gr-at number of
invitations to deliver addreeses on
the Fourth of Jul'. It would seem
that he has' become very justly
famous as a speaker on subjects of
popular inter1!." It is said that he
was invited to speak at the Inde
pendence celebrations at Stella,
Plattsiuouth, Auburn, Syracuse
and several other places about the
state. However, he' has been com
ptlled to dec line all of these cordial
invitations. He has informed the
Press in answer to a question of
whether he would speak ni Platts
iuouth, as he had been advertised,
that he had been compelled to de
cline that invitation also by reason
of pressing legal business. There
seems t be a misunderstanding at
Plattsiuouth upon this question, as
the city is talking quite loudly of
having the honored orator in their
city on the day of the celebration.
Nebraska City Press.
II. A. McKlwain, the jeweler has
an ad in this issue. Read it.
Beatrice and Hastings played
yesterday, the score standing: Bea
trice, 10; Hastings,!.
Kearney defeated Grand Island
yesterday for the tirst time this sea
son, the score standing 8 to .".
A party was held at the residence
of Mrs. S. H. Atwood yesterday af
ternoon in honor of Helen Waugh.
Mrs. Clapp wishes to meet all the
boys and girls that are interested
in the four-leaf clover, at Mrs. Stilfs
at 5 o'clock to-morrow afternoon.
A large delegation of the Turners
left this morning for Sioux City to
attend the annual meeting of the
The number of farm mortgages
filed during the month of June was
twenty-six, amounting to $.'5,100,
Released, twenty-six; amount, $33,
200. A. X. Sullivan received a telegram
from Wichita, Kansas, announcing
the serious illness of his brother,
William. He will leave to-morrow
The aggregation of female ball
players traveling over the state of
Nebraska played a picked nine at
Hastings yesterday, defeating Hast
ings by a score of 4 to 3.
John Ilinshaw is building a new
house, 2( hy 30, one story. It is a
neat residence and will add much
to that part of the town. J. L. Jor
dan is doing the plastering.
The social given by the ladies of
the Christian church last evening
at the home of w . A. Swearingen,
was a financial success. A large
crowd was present and the evening
was spent amid games and music.
The Plattsiuouth ball team con
tains several very fair sentimental
and comic singers. They were out
singing at a number of residences
Tuesday, night, and advertising the
next day's game. Glenwood (la.)
The coroner's jury returned a
verdict last night, after hearing the
evidence, that Antoni Adli came to
his death by a C, B. & Q. car pass
ing over his bod'. They also ex
onerated the company and em
The three men arrested Monday
near Union, charged with stealing
chickens, had their trial at Nebras
ka Cit' and Judge Chapman sen
tenced them to the penitentiary
One gets three years, one four years
and the other live j-ears.
A special train of six cars passed
through the city on the B. & M. this
afternoon for Omaha with delegates
to the farmers alliance convention.
One car was labelled Indiana and
the others Iowa. Both had large
streamers along the side of the car
with Gresham's name in large bold
Antoni Adli, the Italian laborer
killed yesterday by the cars, was
buried this afternoon. The sermon
was preached by the Bohemian
Catholic priest and the remains in
terred in the Catholic cemetery.
The deceased left a wife and one
child, who are living in sunny Italy.
The unfortunate man had only
been in this country 13 months.
His fellow laborers each contri
buted $1 and John ifchiappagasse $5
to defray- the funeral expenses.
Chaplain and Mrs. Diffenbacher,
who have been sojourning in Wash
ington City for the last six months,
are in the city, the guests of Post
master and Mrs. Streight and Mr.
and Mrs. B. S. Ramsey. They will
remain in the city for some time,
during which Mr. Diffenbacher will
give a number of lectures on sights
and scenes in Washington City,
illustrated by stereopticon views on
canvass. These lectures and illus
trations will not only be entertain
ing, but highly instructive.
PITH OF THE NEWS.
The Prohibitionists Have Nom
. ihated a Ticket.
10 MEET IN LINCOLN AUGUST 4.
The Republican State Central Com
mittee Met In Omaha Yester
day and Called the State
Conventiod to Meet
The republican state convention
will be held at Lincoln August 4th,
and Chairman Mercer of the state
central committee will sound the
preliminary tap of the gavel al 10
That was the decision arrived at
last evening by the state central
committee which met at republican
h eadquarters to consider the mat
ter. The committee was unusually
A number of aspiring candidates
were on hand, looking carefully af
ter their boomlets. Among them
were H. C. Witham of Pawnee City
and Joseph T. Hartley of Atkinson
both of whom aspire to the custodi
anship of the state's cash for the
next two years. State Treasurer
Hill was there, bestowing smiles of
approval on each. Then there were
Eugene Moore of 'Norfolk, P. O
Hedluud of Holdrege and J. O. Cline
of Minden, each and every one o
them angling for assistance iu cor
raling the nomination for Auditor
Benton's job, and Auditor Benton
was quietly whispering how much
better it would suit him to have
George Bowerman, his present
deputy, named for the place.
Judge Hays of Norfolk was nurs
iug his congressional boom, and
Judge O'Neal was there to allow his
friends to point out his fine features
for congressman from the "Big
Secretary of State Allen and A. G
Humphrey, commissioner of public
lands and buildings.looked serenely
on, and thought how much better it
was to quietly take a renomination
for a second term according to pre
cedent than to cret out and hustle
for the first one. Editor Bushnell
of the Lincoln Call was there to
urge the claims of the capital city
for the convention, and Church
Howe troved around the outskirts
sizing up the political situation.
The executive committee met
during the afternoon and transacted
such business as there was on hand,
in the way of claims that demanded
After fixing the time and place of
holding the convention, the appor
tionment was fixed at one delegate
for each county and one for each
100 votes or major fraction thereof
cast for Attorney General Hastings
C. E. Pollock, representing the
young republicans of the state uni
versity, addressed the committee,
and a motion to invite the repre
sentatives of the college clubs to
meet with the committee carried
The committee adjourned to meet
at Lincoln at 7 o'clock on the eve
nmg preceding tne state conven
tion. Omaha Bee.
The platform was the cleaver
which threatened at one time to
split the party, but now the nation
al prohibition party is united and
to all appearances harmonious.
The platform which caused the
trouble is a broad radical docu
ment. The absence of a free and
unlimited coinage plank is note
worthy, however, for the convention
refused to accept the plain majority
resolution of the committee and
struck it from the platform without
replacing it with any declaration
on the silver question.
The convention followed the sea
son's convention fashion and made
a first' ballot nomination for the
presidency. General John Bidwell,
the old California pioneer, a former
congressman and now a wealthy
land owner of California, was the
nominee by an unmistakable
majority receiving 590 votes out of
a total of 974, 487 votes being neces
sary to a choice. It was greeted
with a deafening din of cheers,
whistles and cat calls. Cranfull of
Texas was nominated for vice pres
The republicans of the Tenth
Iowa district yesterday renomi
nated Dol liver for congress.
The senate committee on the Co
lumbian exposition has decided to
report favorably a bill in aid of the
fair, substantially the same as that
agreed by the house committee,
providing for the coinage of 10,000,-
000 souvenir half dollars. It in
cludes an amendment, however,
providing that the fair shall be
closed on Sundays.
Secretary of State Foster assumed
charge of his office yesterday morning.
C. H. Parmele went up to Omaha
to-day on business.
R. W. Hyers had business in the
H. G. Van Horn of the precinct
had business in town to-day.
Prof. Halsey is moving to the cor
ner of Eighth and Rock streets.
B. W. Pierce, who has been sick
for nearly a year, commenced work
J. L. fctulz has just moved into
Mr. Crosser's building on Eighth
and Oak streets.
Tom Parmele came home yester
day from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to
spend his vacation.
Dan O'Brien cut his foot quite
badly yesterday and to-day he goes
about with a cane.
W. S. Schwab of Rock Bluffs was
in tne city to-day transacting busi
ness at the court house.
Joy Lodge of D. of H.
Joy Lodge met in the I. O. O. F.
hall last evening and had a most
enjoyable session, initiating seven
of the charter members. The offi
cers are as follows:
P. W. C. of ;H Mrs. J. N. Somers.
C. of H. Mrs. S. A. Traver.
L. of H.- -Mrs. C. H. Peterson.
Recorder Miss Stella Traver.
Usher Miss Blanch Traver.
Financier Mrs. Frank Fox.
Treasurer -Miss May Peterson.
First M. of H.- -Mrs. Mary Graham.
Second M. of H.- -Mrs. L. G. Larsen
I. W. Mrs. Mary Chambers.
O. W. Mr. B. Elson.
After session ice cream and cake
were served and all went away feel
ing it was well t have been there.
The next session will be held next
Thursday evening, July 7, in the G.
A. R. hall at 8:30 p. m. All members
urged to be present.
The Alumni Association will give
a lawn social at the High school
grounds on Wednesday, July 6. Ice
cream, cake and other refreshments
will be served. A hearty invitation
s extended to all. tf.
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
T. H. Pollock, Agent.
HIM HE 18
F ANY ONE tells you that Jt)E, the One Price Clothier wont give
a nice suit of clothes on July 4th, to the one who can write the most
words on a postal card tell him he is a LIAR. .
If any one tells you that JOE does not handle
least money tell him he is a LI All. - -
If anyone tells you JOE has not strictly on -prie tor everybody tell
him 1iA is a T.TA J?. " '"S-r 1
If any one tells' you that Plattsmouih is noV&going to have a grand
Fourth of July tell him he is a LIAR. ' r " - ' Vi
1 1; ..
If any one tells you that Plattsmouth is not, tor
as j'ou find in America tell him JOE said thatman
OF ALL. . . ,
LOOK OUT FOR NEW AD.
T. JOE '.!
T1g Popqlqi? Oqe Pice
B. A. McELWADT
Carries an Elegant Stock
Everything kept that" goes
to constitute a first-class
jewely store is kept in his
stock. Repairing done by
first-class workmen and sat
isfaction guaranteed or .mon
First door south of
r Post Office,
jTheae tlay' Capsules are superior
to Kalaam sot Copaiba, "v
Cubeba and Injection jTf)
same ritoeaws without anyincoa.
TCQimcft SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS
I had a serve attack of catarrh
and became so deaf I could not
hear common conversarion, I suf
fered terribly from roarinn in my
head. I procured a bottle of " Ely's
T a a . a ,
tream oaim, ana in . mree weeucs
could hera as well as I ever could,
and now I can say to al! who are
affiicte with the worst of deseases
catarrh, take Ely.s Cream Balm and
be cured. It is wortn $1,000 to any
man, wotnon or child suffering
from catarrh. A. E. Newman. Gray
Don't Tebacco Spit Your Life
Is the startling, truthful title of a
little book iust received, telling all
about Notobac, the wonderful,
harmless, economical, guaranteed
cure for the tobacco habit in every
form. Tobacco users who want to
quit and can't, by mentioning The
Herald can get the book mailed
free. Address the Sterling Remedy
Co., box 862, Indiana Mineral
the best, oods for the ,
its size, as good a town
is the biggest LIAR
ON JULY 5.
" j r
The Place to Buy
WHERE YOU WILL FIND
I wish to specially recommend.
It is absolutely safe.
GOODS SOLD ON THE INSTAIX
ment plan as cheap as for caah.
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
nappen to have in stock we can ret
t for you on two days' notice.
421 Matn-Stt, Ptattsmoutfc