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STILL ON GUARD
Tho Strikers Will Still Keep
Thoir Pickets on Guard.
TUl'INfJT I SKLTKE NON-UNION MEN
Tho Militia Take the City Without
the Formality of a Music and
Flower Reception War
rants issued For
Homestead, Pa., July 12. The
flight p:iMHfl quietly. All Home
stead was in holiday attire this
morning in anticipation of the mili
tia. It wa. eviectetl the troops
would arrive by daybreak and the
people turned rut in anticipation of
that event, ready ;tt welcome the
blue-couted representatives of the
state with a procession, brass bands,
school children anil llowers, but
the situation became ' somewhat
ludicrous as the hours passed ami
the militia did not appear. The
hands did their best to keep up the
spirits of the multitude, with in
different success. It was 9 o'clock
when the cry went up "The troops
The troops arrived by train from
their rendezvous at Juceiisburjj-aiid
consisted of the Second and Third
brigade, iiiuiiberinp; 3.000 men under
command of General Snowden, to
gether with two gatling guns and
three field pieces. Their sudden ar
rival in the absence of the leaders
of the strikers disconcerted the pro
gramme for the reception c"id tie
soldiers evidently did not desire
such treatment from the men whom
they were sent there to keep in or
der. They were received with per
fect respect and here and there an
attempt at a cheer was set up by the
on look ing populace.
The troops descended from the
train, formed silently and marched
in perfect order to take possession
of the mills, displayed artillery
across the !onongahela, opposite
the mills, set pickets all about the
works and settled the question of
taking the town by marching one
company direct to the s4-ikers head
quarters, another to the vicinity of
the depot and a third to a slight
eminence overlooking and com
manding the commercial center of
the town, then Homestead was in
the hands of the militaiy and mar
tial law had succeeded thearbitiary
reign of the advisory committee.
The citizens of Homestead are
deeply disappointed that the mili
tia thought it necessary to occupy
the whole town, instead of confining
'"lemselves to the mills, but gave no
open evidence of the fact. It was a
complete acquiesce in the power of
the state, and they gracefully ac
cepted the inevitable.
The battery acro'ss the river com
mand the whole town as well as the
When the troops arrived, the
strikers' pickets, located in the
neighborhood, left their posts and
congregated to watch the soldiers.
The strike leaders at once sent them
back to their stations, telling them
they had no business to leave their
posts, and instructing them not to
let any non-union man or detective
through their lines. The leaders
told them ie 4 -oops would not in
terfere with them in this. Similar
instructions were given the other
watchmen, and the strikers' picket
was re-formed outside of the picket
of the troops.
What They Will Do.
PlTTSBUKG, July 12. President
Weihe of the amalgamated associa
tion, substantially admitted this
morning that the workmen in all of
the Carnegie plants, to the aggre
gate number of '20,000, would be
called out if the compati- attempted
to start up the Homestead mills
with non-union men.
The congressional investigating
committees arrived at noon and held
a preliminary conference with Car
negie's attorney and others. The
attorney said the company would
like the fullest investigation and
that Frick would appear before the
committee and testifj. The com
mttee went to Homestead this after
noon and will begin the taking of
evidence at 4 p. m.
After Non-Union Men.
New York, July 12. A Philadel
phia dispatch says a representative
of Carnegie arrived here this morn
ing to engage non-union men for
the mills. He says an attempt will
be made to resume work at once.
Still on Guard.
Patrols of the strikers outside of
the town and railroad depots will
be continued, and everj- effort will
be made to keep the Piukerton
watchmen and non-union workmen
out of the town.
"We are not going to commit sui
cide," said O'Donnell, "and conse
quently bow to the inevitable. The
troops will be here for about ten
days, it is said, at an expense of
$22,000 per day. How long will the
taxpayers stand that, and when the
troops go away, as eventually they
must, how will the situation-be
O'Donnell and other members of
the advisory committee are of the
opinion that the works will at once
be filled up with non-union men,
but they decline to discuss how
tlu'3' will meet and solC the
"We will not be beaten," O'Donnell
remarked, confidently, "and the re
sult will prove it. Now we will
take much needed rest and wait for
the next chapter in the stor'."
Heecham's pills cure sick head
ache. No. .'twas one hour and twenty
minutes late this morning.
The Plattsmouth base ball club
went to f Hen wood to-day for two
The city council will meet in
special session to-night to levy the
A game of base ball is in progress
this afternoon between the H. & M.'s
of this city and the K'ock HlutTs
club, at the ball park.
C. II. Paul, the defaulting county
treausurer of Adams county, was
sentenced yesterday by Judge Heal
to three years ni the p enitentiary at
In Judge Archer' court this morn
ing the Gas .V Electric Light com
pany received a judgment by de
fault for $1 against the Platts
mouth Investment company.
A report was in circulation to-day
which came from pretty good au
thority, that Master Mechanic K. S.
Greusel had received orders to go
to Ilavelock to-morrow and take
charge of the shops there and that
J.N. Summers had been selected to
take charge of the the shops in this
A compilation of mortgage re
ports has just been completed by
the deputy labor commissioner for
the year ending June 1, 1SU2.
During Tint time 21,"Ki8 farm
mortgages were tiled in the state,
amounting to 22, 31 ,741. Keleases
numbered 21,00.1, amounting to
$17,01)1," 31, and there were $1,220 fore
closures. Town and cil- mortgages filed
numbered 10,423, amounting to
$1210,7a7.ril. There were 8,788 re
leases, amounting to $0,049,950.87
The foreclosures numbered 579.
During the year 115,373 chattel
mortgages were filed, amounting to
22,915,1 5 1.05. Keleases numbered
72,313, amounting to $14,5T5,317.11.
Cass county's record for the year
was: Mortgages filed. $437,022.18.
Allow me to add my tribute to the
efficacy of Kly's Cream Balm. I was
suffering from a severe attack of in
ilueuza and catarrh and was induced
to try your remedy. The result was
marvelous. I could hardly articu
late, and in less than twenty-four
hours the catarrhal symptoms and
my hoarsetiess disappeared and I
was able to sing a heavy role in
Grand Opera with voice utiimpared.
I strongly recommend it to all sing
ers. Wm. II. Hamilton, leading
basso of the C. D. Hess Grand Opera
Co and See.
House of Kepkesextatives,
Washington, June 10, 1892.
Kev. Benjamin F. Diffenbacher:
Sir I had the pleasure of seeing
your views and hearing your lec
ture in this city on the 6th iust. and
take pleasure in saying to you that
I was both pleased and surprised
with it. I am faniiliar.with most of
the scenes you exhibited; dead, in
deed, must be the man whose pa
triotism is not stirred by the sights
and scenes so graphically por
trayed. Cold is the heart whose pulses are
not quickened by the scenes that
have passed into the nation's his
tory from the days of Washington
with their simplicity to the better,
brighter and grander days of the
It is indeed a great portraj-al af a
great nation' succeeding conflicts,
andsuccessi , triumphs. It speaks
to us of the - ast, calls attention to
the grand present, and bids us hope
for a glorious future.
The lectlire brings to us again
the words of the good men of the
We left at 1';e close feeling that
this is an age in which to live, is in
I am, sir, yours truly,
W. A. McKeighax.
At the Presbyterian church Thurs
day and Friday evenings, July 13
and 14. Admission 25 cents, chil
dren 10 cents.
Don't Ter.tcco Spit Your Life
Is the startling, truthful title of a
little book u ?t 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
1 lEKALl) can get the book mailed
free. Address the Sterling Kemedy
Co.. box 8(52, Indiana Mineral
Cone but notForjrotten.
Fade, l-'ade each chrthly joy; heaven is
Yen, mother has Kone but there btauds
Iter iirm chair
And we prize it far more than Kohl,
For while sick t-he Mat there so patient
Hut her HutTeritiK can ne'er he told.
When we enter her room and find her not
It i then that we miss her sweet face.
And ninny's the tear that we shed for her,
For no one can till mother's place.
What a comfort it was to kneel hy her
.Ynd listen to the sweet, earnest prayer,
So when she was called from her loved
Ajfaiu they would meet over there.
Although friends may speak both loviny
Anil try to keep sad thoughts away ;
It's a mother that's yoiie and we can but
For a while yet on earth we must stay.
Her last request was her son to see,
And he came, hut short was her stay,
For she was then ready arid waiting to go,
T dwell in a home'far away.
The husband and father with children is
To mourn forthe one that is gone;
But soon may we meet where parting's no
Where sickness and death cannot come.
The form that lies buried was one we
It was a treasure just lent, not given.
And now she's sleeping that long peaceful
May her children all meet her iu heaven.
Rest , weary one, rest.
Will Nye, the grain buyer at My
nard, is paying 35 cents for yellow
corn and '0 cents for white.
The Missouri Pacific have a gang
of men working out their road land
tr". on the Omaha Southern and
they have worked to the amount of
$31.38 in road district No. 15, in
which Mynard is located-. .
The foundation for a new store
house in Mynard is now finished
and readj' for the carpenters.
Kight cars of cattle went through
here the other day bound for Oma
ha. Wm. Gillispie bought a sixteen
pound cheese from James Hall of
Kight Mile Grove, being his own
Owen Ross, the operator, says
there is a pump and trough here and
that a well will be dug at the stock
There was an address on educa
tion at the U. B, church July 3rd.
which was quite interesting.
Weather -Crop Bulletin.
Centtal Office Bosswell Ob
servatory, Doane College Crete,
J uly 12, 1892 The weather the past
week has been cool, the temperature
averaging from three .to five de
grees below the normal, with de
cidedly more than the seasonable
amount of sunshine.
The rainfall the past week has
been light, falling only iu scatter
ing showers and so far as reported
exceeded an inch in Cherry county
and being about half to three-quarters
of an inch in Box Butte, Keya
Paya, Brown, Cedar, Otoe, Nemeha,
Holt, Loup, Colfax, and Dundy
counties elsewhere eitherno rain or
a very light fall was reported.
The past week has been very favor
able for the harvesting and hajring
now in progress in the southern
part of the state. Rye and winter
wheat are generally reported a good
crop. Corn, while growing well, is
still very backward and needs
warmer weather and general rain
to push it forward.
Monthly weather report for June,
Mean temperature 72.4.
Highest temperature 99 on the 22;
98,11; 97,20; 96,12; 95,23; 94,10; 93,
15; 92, 29, and 90 on the 9 and 13
Lowest temerature, 43 on the 11.
Hottest on the 22, the mean tem
perature being 84.3.
Clear days, 2.
Fair days, 15.
Cloudy days, 4.
Stormy days, 7.'
Rainfall of an inch.
The monthly mean temperature
one year ago was 68.3.
Highest temperature was 94, on
EQUITABLE LIFE INSURANCE
CO., OF N, Y.
T. II. Pollock, Agent,
List of Letters
Remaining unclaimed in the post
office at Plattsmouth:
Adams, Mrs Geo Bare, Henry
Berger, J W Boon, J J
Bowman, George Brown, L B
Casper, Geo Eby, JohnX
Edwards. Mrs Nancy Hall, W I
Herran, Fritz Johnson, M R
Loyd.Mr McCllelan, Agnes
McGue, Matt Xeely, Buck
Nelson, Eugene Kenehan, Frank
Schilley, Ellie Sherman, C I
Stephens, Belief Stradley, Mrs Jane
Supt. Bap. S S Taylor, W B
Timm, Olga Troutman, Henry
Thoinppoti. F II Wickersham, Susan
Wilmoth, P L Wirtz.John
Persons calling for any of the
above will please ask for "adver
tised" mail. H. J. Streight,
For SALE Two desirable resi
dence lots in Orchard Hill addition
to Plattsmouth, within a block of
the Missouri Pacific depot. For
particulars call on or address THE
Mrs. Black went up to Omaha
Mrs. S. A. Davis was an Omaha
L,. C. Ervin was an Omaha passen
ger this morning.
Mrs. S. IT. Atwood was an Omaha
passenger this morning.
R. W. Hyers went out to Lincoln
this morning on a business trip.
T. Finley Johnson and wife re
turned last night from an extended
trip through the east.
Mrs. Ward, Mrs. Thomas and Mrs.
Lefferty are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. T. B. Brown to-day..
Lillian Fry and Anna Weir, who
have been visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Minor, returned
last evening to Omaha.
Eastern Cities and. Pleasure Resorts
are best reached by the Burlington
The improved train service now
in effect brings Omaha within 40
hours, and Denver within 53 hours,
of New York, Boston or - Philadel
phia. The numerous conventions
to be held in New York, Saratoga,
Detroit and other eastern cities dur
ing the coming summer to which
reduced rates will apply offer
splendid opportunities of visiting
the east at an almost nominal cost.
The local agent of the B. & M. R.
R. will be glad to give you further
Notice to Contractors
Sealed proposals will te received by the
secretary of the board of education until
6 o'clock p. m., Saturday July 23, 1892, for
the construction of one two story, four
room brick buildinji on the lots 10,11 or 12,
in Stadleman's addition in accordance
with plans and specifications on tile at the
First .National bank of Plattsmouth. Each
bid must lie accompanied by a certified
check of $200. The board reserves the right
to reject any and all bids.
By order of the Board of Education.
J. I. Ukkuh, Sec'y.
'WORTH A GUINEA A BOX.'
; : TASTELESS EFFECTUAL i ;
. FOR A ;
Taken as directed these f anions Pi la will , ,
Crove marvellous restoratives to ail enfeebled , i
y the above or kindred diseases. , i
25 Cents a Box.
cuines a box." for the reason that they X
WILL CUKE a wide ranee of com. i
plaints, and that they have saved to many
sufferers not merely one but many guinea, in
HiwtAn1 hill. W
t. t hA world to h 'wnrth a
Covered with a Tasteless & Soluble Coating. X
r all druggists. Price 25 cents a box.
A HOW IUIsV Jjve www kjw m
Joe Klein, the Popular Clothier,
Distributes Prizes in the
Postal Card Contest.
The following prizes were given in the
postal card contest:
First prize, a nice spring suit, L.
Sawyer, South Bend, 7,000 words.
Second prize, a leather satchel, II.
Schmidt, Plattsmouth, 6,0S7 words.
Third prize, two nice shirts, C. A.
namon, .Plattsmouth, 5,CCC words.
Look out lor new ad.
DR. A. SHIFTMAN,
Office: 318 Main Street. Oppo
site Court House.
MAKES A SPECIALTY OF FITTING
SPECTACLES AND EYE-GLASSES
in a scientific manner and fur
nishes the finest of periscopic
lenses in either K11, silver,
nickle, . steel, zynolite
or rubber frames.
Will test your eyes free.
ARTIFICIAL, EYES INSERTED
on reasonable terms..
Hours: 9 a. in. to 4 p. in. Ladies, 2
to 4 p. in.
B. A. McELWAIN
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
B. A. McELWAIN,
First door south of
- - Neb.
"Persons baring normal vision will be able to read this
print at a distance of 14 inches from the eyes with ease and
comfort; also will be able to read it with each ere separately.
If unable to do so your eyes see defective ana should hare
immediate attention. When the eyes become tired from read
ing orsewing. or if the letters look blurred and run together,
it is a sure indication that glasses are needed. The lenses
sold in the cheap goods are of unequal densitr and have
imperfectly formed surfaces. Continued use of "these poorer
lenses will result in positive injury from the constant strain
npon the muscles of accommodation to supply the defects im
Dr. Shipman will test your eyes free and
fit you with perfect lenses in iiold, silver,
steel, zynolite or rubber frames.
T. II. Pollock, Agent
The Place to Buy
WHERE YOU WILL FIND
I wish to specially recommend.
It is absolutely ttafe.
GOODS SOLD ON THE INSTALX
meutplan as cheap as for chhIi.
on easy monthly payments. Come
in ana examine my anti-rust tin
ware which is warranted not to rust
tor one year. If at any time vn
want anything new that we do not
happen to have in stock we can gt
it for you on two days' notice.
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