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CITY DADS' DOINGS
Tho Sewer on Washington
Avonuo to bo Extended.
3VJ0OTO HE Sl'ENT FOU HKWKKAtjK
Jack Drltton Bound Over to the Dis
trict Court--A Salacious Case
In Police Court ro-day
Other News About
The city council met last iiiM in
frefiilar session with all nuMiiberH
'present except Murphy, who cjime
fj The minutes of the last meeting
l.vere reail am! approved.
A petition, which was signed by a
arje number of citizens, asking
he council for an appropriation to
i. up Garlield park, was read. The
-oiumiiiiicatiou was placed on file.
On motion the street coniniisHion
r was ordered to repair the side-
valk on Walnut street ami also on
The reiMrtj of the marshal and
olice judje were reatl and referred
o the iMjlice committee.
The treasurer's report was read
nd referred to the finance coininit-
The tinance coininittee reported
ivorally the following bills:
in Iii-Oit-11, team work
eo Ioiall. iame.... -
ke Stull, fiiine
lt Jhii"ii, liainl work
Ini Jf una, rame...
eo I'oi-jill. s;il:iry
tin Kitxput rick, salary
i! (iraif, aine
X illack, ahiry ------
ililow HriH, hand work 7 Ui
lift McLaughlin, fame 15 75
atermaii A Sou. lumler '511
tcr Mrw;", rent -JO Ki
rowiiiVSwiiiitoii, llk 1
K Fox. salary 75 t
IlrekrnfeM, hardware II 35
Vank O'Xcil.sp oIice 2 J0
k; Coleman, siw tiliiiu 2 10
1 Auaanl. Ilk 17 iX)
red Ilenrich, p MIUe..... 2
Gutafa'oft. fame - Oo
II Thrasher, ume - 2 00
Wholfartli. work 1
II O'Neal, work....- 2 On
aler Co. rt'iit lift!
i& Klectric Llht Co 371 70
Ifyait. liaitlini; lo 150
in Clan-, iiiowinir cemetery 5tl 00
Jones of the Second moved that
(e money lying idle in the sewer
nd, amounting $-i,!NN), beexpended
extending the sewer up Washing-
n avenue, .Alter consiueraoie tus-
ission the motion was carried and
le city engineer instructed to make
piurphy said that he had a deed
nm Mrs. Murphy to the lot on
luth Ninth street and the city
uld have the deed by paying her
Lu ordinance was read establish-
r the grade as asked for by the
hool board on Kighth street, and
pon motion the rules were sus-
nded and it was placed upon Hie
cond and final readingand passed
jThe finance committee presented
hesolution transferring $2,000 from
occupation tax fund to the gen
ii iund. Murphy amended to
ike it $1,000, which was lost and
resolution was adopted.
rhe council adjourned to meet
rhe officers yesterday afternoon
rested Jack Hritton on the charge
burglary. Some one broke into
H. Murphy's store last week and
rried off a revolver and a pair of
mbination nippers. When Brit
i was arretted the revolver was
knd on his person, and the evi-
ice showed that he sold the nip-
ta to George Dovey for twenty
kts. Hritton told Dovey he had
nd the nippers when he sold
m. lie exilained to the court as
liow he came in possession of the
olver. lie said he was walking
ng the alley back of Dovey's
re, when his attention was at-
cted to something lying partially
der a board, and, upon picking it
he found it to be a revolver,
rphy identified both the nippers
1 revolver a9 his. After hearing
testimony Judge Archer bound
l over to the district court in the
b of $.V.
he police court was occupied to
- with the case wherein Iou
Vjle had Howard Thompson ar
ted for calling her hard names
disturbing the peace. The tes-
ony showed a terrible state of
Virs existing. The testimony
so bad that the hardened
sinners who have been hanging
md police court for such trials
shed. The judge fined Thomp-
$.and costs. The hngle woman
arrested but was discharged.
... ctTc- Two desirable reSl-
jn " . ..... . ....
t4.. :.. rirli:ird 1 1 1 1 1 addition
"j'lattsmouth. within a block of
Missouri i-acuiu trFwi. .
firulars call on or address The
Lecham's pills cure sick head-
ElKht Mile Crove.
I lot weather, corn plowing, pre
paring for havest and politics re
the absorbing topics at Kight Mile
(Jrove and vicinitj'.
J. Crawford made a flying trip to
Council lilulfs and secured his bet
ter half. May the newly married
couple long live and enjoy the hap
piness which is rendered possible
only by the nuptial knot.
Wiii. Zatterson is gradually com
ing over to the principles of repub
licanism, lie Hays there should be
more protection placed upon cotton,
owing to the great competition up
on that article.
Sunday School is progrsssing un
der the management of I. Woods.
The name of Harrison in upon
every lip. lie if growing stronger
every day. while his antagonist is
We venture to say that never in
all our political history has the na
tional campaign year brought
broader, deeper and more prevail
ing questions down closer to the
people. There is not an issue that
does not touch a vital spot in what
most concerns the masses. Our op
ponents may proclaim and plead,
their speakers may conjure and
manipulate, but our position is pre
eminently of and for the people
The questions we present are of
economy, home, family, labor, per
sonal rights and money. We pro
pose to make of the campaign a
a school of education, and the
school will swarm with enthusiastic
scholars, all intent on knowing
what is best for their comfort and
We are proud to know that our
party has embodied the principle
of the McKinley law, in which the
principles of protection have been
carried to its logical conclusion
and no longer leaves a doubt to the
readers of republicanism, the posi
tion the old party takes upon that
subject. Articles which can be
manufactured or produced in this
country in sufficient quantities to
support our own needs, are brought
under the shelter of protection,
thereby leavingcoiupetition among
our own people to regulate the
Those'articles, which from climat
ic or other reasons, cannot be pro
duced in this country in sufficient
quantities to regulate the price, are
put upon the free list.
We of the repblican party believs
this to be the true theory of protec
tion. Protection on a new article
may temporarily, and by some per
cent of the duty levied, increase the
price, but the price declines as the
home manufacture of the'article en
larges and home competition sets
Kxample of the above workings
of the tariiT: Cost of a bar of tin
plate (KlH lbs.) in Liverpool, Jan.,
ISiU, $4.23, additional duty after July
1, 1S01, $ 1.20. Cost of a box of tin
plate after April 1, ISO'2. $3.0L. Who
pays the tax? More anon.
John the Kevalatok.
The Chaplain's Collection.
Kev. Benjamin F. Diffenbacher,
late chaplain of the Nebraska house
of representatives, delivered a very
enjoyable lecture at MeKendree M.
E. church, Massachusetts avenue,
last evening. He has collected a
large number of stereopticon views
of persons, places and public build
ings during his six months in
Washingion, which were thrown on
the canvass by Prof. I. I J. Murray.
The chaplain is a ready speaker,
and his explanations and comments
gave effect to the views presented.
It is understood that the lecturer
will exhibit his pictures to the peo
ple of his state in the near future.
Those who feel an interest (as all
must) in the beauties of the
National Capital citj-, and in those
illustrious personages whose lives
are so interwoven with our coun
try's history, will find that the
chaplain's collection has been made
with rare judgment, a id that his
investigations enable him to im
part a great deal of valuable infor
mation. Washington Post.
Chaplain Diffenbacher will be at
the Presbyterian church Thursday
and Friday evenings, July 13 and
14. Admission, 23 cents; children,
To the Temperance Union!
This union will hold a called
meeting at the M. K. church
Wednesday, July 13, at 3 p. m. Im
portant business requires your
presence. The district convention
will be held in this city August 30
and 31. We trust every one inte
rested in temperance work will
recognize the necessity of making
every effort to properly entertain
this convention and make it one of
interest to all, that it maj- result in
much good. Let every member en
rolled be present and each do all in
her power for its success, and we
ask the clergy and all citizens to co
operate with us. Iy order of
Judge Ramsey rendered a deci
sion in the Vaudeventer-Stull case
to-day. The judge's decision was
in favor of Vatideventer.
This Tirho in the Idaho Minos
FOURTEEN .MEN WEICK KILLED,
The Conflict Was at tho Com and
Frisco Mines The Deadly
Work Was Done by Ex
Wallace, Idaho, July 11. The
strained situation in the Coeur
d'Alene labor troubles culminated
this morning between 5 and 0
o'clock. The Gem and Frisco, non
union mines, were guarded by men
behind barricades armed with Win
chesters. This morning a miner
from the Gem started for Hurke.
When opposite the Frisco mine he
was fired upon. Soon the miners in
town armed themselves. They
marched in a body toward the
Frisco mills. When scarcely within
rille range a' volley from the mine
greeted them. They scattered and
a regular battle ensued. One miner
and one non-union man were
killed, and perhaps six were
wounded during the engagement.
The miners in the meantime loaded
a Union Pacific car with 750 pounds
of giant powder and sent it down
the track toward the Frisco mine.
Directly in front of the mill the ex
plosion occurred, shattering the
mill and making it a complete
The non-union men then showed
the white Hag and surrendered.
They marched the miners to Union
men and guarded them. No indig
nities were offered after the surren
der. While the fight was going on
at the Frisco, the Gem guards sud
denly began firing volley after vol
ley into the town of Gem, riddling
the buildings with bullets. John
Ward was wounded in the arm and
Gus Carlson, a union miner, was
killed. All attempts to recover
Carlson's body were met with a vol
ley, and when the body was recov
ered an hour afterwards he was
At JS o'clock a truce occurred and
the sheriff, district attorney and
deputy United States marshals ap
pearing upon the scene, peace nego
tiations were immediately set on
foot and a truce declared, and at 12
o'clock the mine force surrendered
to the union men.
The number killed so far as
learned was fourteen and about ten
wounded, though there may be
bodies under the Frisco mill. De-
sides Carlson, Farry, Cunimings
and two other unknown men killed
and wounded, Hugh Campbell and
J. W. Gakardoger will die, also Sam
Peters and Pettibone.
Later It is reported that twenty
non-union men were killed in the
explosion of the mill at the Frisco
mine. No confirmation has been
History of the Trouble.
The Frisco and Gem are the onty
two union mines in the east end of
Couer d'Alene. The strike in Couer
d'Alene began about nine months
ago. The fight was between the
miners and Mine Owners' associa
tion, organized to resist the de
mands of the miners union. Twelve
miners; including all the leading
ones, are included in the organiza
tion, and money has been freely
contributed to carry on the fight.
The former rates of wages were
$3.50 per day to miners and shovel
ers, and the strike of the miners
grew out of a reduction in the shov
elers wages to $3 per day. All min
ers working under ground demand
ed $3.50. There were several acts of
hostility when the strike began but
the miners union did its best to pre
vent by peaceable means, men work
ing at the reduced wages. The
United States circuit court issued
an injunction forbidding an3rone
interfering with the men employed
hy the company or the mine prop
erty. About two months ago mat
ters were straightened out and work
went on as usual, but since the Car
negie trouble began the old ques
tion of wages has been revived by
the men and resulted in to-day's
bloodshed. A Spokane telegram
says that the union men at the
Poorman and Tiger mines quit
work and captured all the non-union
men working in the union mine
Don't Tebacco Spit Your Life
Is the startling, truthful title of a
little book just 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, y mentioning The
llEKALIi can get the book mailed
free. Address the Sterling Remedy
Co., box 802, Indiana Mineral
My house and ttiree lots
Sixth and De3 price $1,200.
Mks. J. A. G. HfJELL,
Central Cit', Neb., npc.K.K. U.
Mrs. T. M. Patterson went up to
Omaha this morning.
Mrs. L. F. Britt went up to Omaha
this morning on No. 5.
Mrs. R. R. Livingston visited
with friends in Omaha to-day.
Hon. R. B. Windham was ah
Omaha passsnger this morning.
C. L. Graves, of the Union Ledger
is in the city to-day on business.
M. D. Polk, editor of the Evening
News, had business in Omaha to
day. Miss Anna Heisel departed this
morning for Helena, Montana, for a
Harry J. Dray returned home lat
evening from a week's visit in dif
ferent parts of the state. ;
Harvey and Carrie Hollowa' and
their cousin, Miss Bertie Holloway,
were Omaha visitors to-day.
W. J. Streight left this morning
for Croton, Wyoming, where he will
spend a few weeks hunting and fish
The Plattsmouth ball team goes
to Glenwood to-morrow to play
The appeal case ot J. R. Barr vs.
Josiah Cline has been filed with the
clerk of the district court.
Geo. W. Brook vs. Mjiry E. Brooks
is the title of a divorce case filed
with the clerk of the district court.
Tudcre Archer this morning gave
the Excelsior Manufacturing com
pany a judgment for $101.86 against
Tohn Brandeu died yesterday af
ternoon at his late home on Winter-
stein hill and was buried this after
noon in Oak Hill cemetery. The
deceased.leaves a wife and two child
ren. Turl o- Archer aavs the citv is too
poor to furnish the police court
with light and he will hereafter
to all sensational tiials such as he
Notice to Contractors.
secretary of the loard of education until
H o'clock p. m., Saturday July Zi, 1892, for
the construction of one two story, four
room brick building on the lots 10, 11 or 12,
in Stadleinan's addition in accordance
ith plans and specifications on nie at tne
check of $'i. The loard reserves the right
to reject any and all bids.
IS v oruer 01 ine ixmru 01 cuiruiiuh.
J. I. UXKl ll, Sec'y.
Joe Klein, the Popular Clothier,
Distributes Prizes in the
Postal Card Contest.
The following prizes were given in the
postal card conttst:
First prize, a nice spring, suit, L. K.
Sawyer, South Bend, 7,GUG words.
Second prize, a leather satchel, II. C.
Schmidt, Plattsinouth, 6,0S7 words.
Third prize, two nice shirts, C. A. Kin
namon, Plattsmouth, 5,C6C words.
Look out lor new ad.
Onice: 318 Main Street, Oppo
site Court Jiouse.
MAKES A SPECIALTY OF FITTINO
SPECTACLES AND EYE-GLASSES
in a scientific manner and fur
nishes the finest of periscopic
lenses in,either Koltli silver,
nickle, steel, zynolite
Will test your eyes free.
ARTIFICIAL EYES INSERTED
on reasonable terms.
Hours: 9 a. in. to 4 p. m. Ladies, 2
to 4 p. in.
B. A. McELWAIN
Carries an Elegant Stock
: Silverware, .' -
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
B. A. McELWAIN,
First door south of
"Fenons hkTlng normal Tision will be tble to read thli
print at diitanceof 11 inches from the eye! with eae and
comfort; also will be able to read it with each eye separately.
If unable to do so your eyes are defective ana should haT
immediate attention. When the eyes become tired from read
ing; or sewing, or if the letters look blurred and ran together,
it is a sure indication that glasses are needed. The lenses
old in the cheap goods are of unequal density and hare
imperfectly formed surfaces. Continued use of these poorer
lenses will result in positive injury from the constant traia
upon the muscle of accommodation to supply ths defects im
Dr. Shipman will test your eyes free and
fit you. with perfect lenses in (cold, silver,
steel, zynolite or rubber frames. .
For Sale Lots 4, 5 and 6, block 6,
and lots 11 and 12, block 98. A bar
gain. Apply to K. 13. Windham.
The Place to Buy
WHERE YOU WILL FIND
T IN WAKE,
I wish to specially recommend,
It is absolutely safe.
GOODS SOLD ON THE INSTAIX
nient 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 vou
want anything new that we do not
happen to have in stock we can get
it for you on two days' notice.
421 Maln-St.. Plattsmouita