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I'LATTSMOUTII, N FJiltASKA. MONDAY. JULY 18, 181)2.
A cream of tartar baking powder
Highest of all in leavetnngstreiigtti
latest U- . Cjoveriiment lood re
HUUHSaTUN & MISSOURI RIVER li. It.
Being at I..ouisville a short time
last week, and always being desir
ous of giving everbody and every
town their dues, we feel under obli-1
gafiont to ex profs our exact opin
ion of the flourishing little town of
It is pleasantly located on the
southern slope of the I-a IMalte and
is at the junction of three railroads,
the Rock Island, the M. I, ami the
B. Ac ?1. The Rock Island is on the
norm sile ol llie river Out passen
gers are permitted to get on and off
at the railroad crossing, which place
is easily reached by means of the
iree nnuc wlncli crosses the river
at that place and is the only one for
Fully W) people reside in this
place ami they aie active, energetic
workers, which is demonstrated l3r
me interest mamicstcd in their own
town. Good brick buildings are
LIKES ITiISOX LIFE.
HAS SPENT .FIFTY
An Iiili:uia Criminal AVlio l'n fi-rn 111.
IVll t Liberty St raii Life HUtory
of nil Orto;i-iiitri;iii Who Hits No Am
lilt Ion to be Free or to Have 1'rieixlH.
On :t bench in front of tho Clark
county (Iml.) almshouse on warm, sunny
clays Kits an aged man whoso silvery
beard is tangled and whoso trembling
hands and faltering steps tell the story
only too plainly that the journey of lift
is nearly at an end. This is John Hicks,
a poor, broken down old sinner, whose
only claim to distinction is that ho has
nerved fifty years in the ienitcntiary.
Jle was not a celebrated crook whose
cleverness baflled the toliee and made
his name a terror. Ho was only a hum
ble professional prisoner with neither
kith nor kin to worry over his singular
V TIME TABLE, y
OF IAILY I'ASSENGEK TRAINS
No. 2 R : 17 I. M,
No. 4 lo :3I a. re.
No. 8 7 ;44 p. m
No. 10 9 : V a. m.
No. 6 li ii a. m
I GOING WEST
I Not..... 3 :45 a. m.
I No. 3. 3 :4H p. m
I No. 5. V mj a. m.
I No. T li - V i n.
INo.9. 4 :K P.m.
I No, 91 7 :15 a. m.
Hushneir.s extra leaves for Omaha about two
o'clock for Omaha ami will accommodate pas
MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
rapidly being brill in the place of choice. No wife ever shared his lonely
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uiu it. win: unfa .mil Biimiiy hi nours aim no juaniing cniiiiren ever
will have nothing but brick on Main I climled upon his knees; no tailor ever
street. The Bank of Commerce is worried - him with bills for clothing,
I 1 1 A. 1 il X 1 1 A
erecting a two storv buibliiv of I J11111 ut5 "ever iwk mo txoutue to iorm a
pressed brick, the upper part to Le laical opinion lx-cause ho never had
furnished up for a hall and to be I xrJ; i .
I JN ot loner sinea jl rtn-irTi incifol ein
used by the I. O. O. F., which order Xndiana almshouse, and when he in-
is very rong here. C A. Wanker qmred for "Old Man Hicks" he was told
is having a new dwelling built I that the venerable pauper was in his ac-
which adorns the south pp-t of customed place in the yard. He did
town to no little deirree. not peem surprised when tho visitor
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A P. 1':....,!.. U h.iiMin.r'i. ..w v.ioeo iniu .y name ana mine Known
I liia fniciin lit j s.'-L3 bfil.;.......! 1 .
m v i & v- jv. iiiiiivmvui uuu
No -tKI Aromoil:itloll Leave 10;55 a. m.
No.Wl arrives 4 ;00 p. m.
Trains daily exeept Sunday.
, . o j . rtr Vd M W -A meets every
i.fcon.1 and Fourth Monday ev-iiinj: In
SV ueraid hall. Vlsituiti neinmor neivome.
P. r . Hansen. V. C. : 1. Werfwiberger, W. A;.
8. sT wiiao. uierK. - - - .-.
CAPTAIN II E TAbJIKf. t'AMP NO B0-
Sons of Veteran. dlvlsl(i of Nehraska, l
t every Tuoxday nilit at 7 uxhh-k
aw soni sum
4 A nipnt pvprv
hi their hall in Fitlcerald 1micJ.
vHiiitiK coiiiradf are cordiairy invited to meet
w illi us .1. .1 . Kurt.. Ooiiiniai!er ; 1J. A. Mc
Eiwain, l"t Seargent.
WOULD, Meeto at
IMiWIt UK TIIK
every Monnay eveninir :U the ira:id At my
hall. A. F. ttrooni, preideit, Ths Walling,
will soon be ready to carry oti his
business on an extensive scale.
Louisville is represented with the
following business: Five general
merchandise, two drit and notion,
two blacksmith shops, two hotels,
brick works, stone juai . ies,'- where
work can be obtained at my lime at
$1.73 per tin', two lumber yards, two
vrffvntors;- one newspaper
three saloons and two
churches but tbee denominations
one of which rold se; .-ices in the
uaii. tnev win pronauiv erect a
new- uinMing' soon; two brrhcr
snops, one resiaurant Willi - Allies blacksmith trade when h fmmd T ,mnl.!
Drako propr:etor; two doctors, J. A. j not go to school. My master's name
Ilasseiiiier and T. V. Strciirlit. both I was Xeal, and ho was fairlv trood to
thoughts vent back to ins ln loved cell.
but it was only for a moment. Then he
said calmly and quii-tlj' without any ap
parent regret for the wasted years of
"I suppose you want to hear tho story
of my life. Everybody does, although
I do not seo wiry they should take such
an interest in the alfairs of an old man
they never knew and will never think of
again after they leave him. Well.' he
continued, musingly, fumbling with the
raggrwl ed;;e of his faded coat, "I was
born in Montgomery county, Va., eighty-six
years ago. My parents were poor
and died when I was but a child. 1 had
no brothers or sisters, and I went to live
with a neighbor, who tancrht me the
built in 1S47, ani, it l no say it myself,
the job was well done.
"They made me keeper of the big gate
on tho houth hido just west of the office.
Once, when tho gato was oen to let a
wagon out, fifty desperate convicts made
a break for liln-rty. Snatching an iron
bar from the tool chest I planted myself
in the passageway and kept them all at
bay until tho guards arrived and took
them in charg.
"No, I don't care for money. Give
me a chew of tobacco. Thanks. When
you are out this way again come in and
seo me. Cioodby." Louisville Post.
.. btle '
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The broad white enrve of tho beach.
That lies like a bended arm;
The amorous waves that seem ever a-reaeh
To ki.-w it and die a- aim.
And Btili tho hoverinn sky, '
Ami it i 1 1 the xnlendid day.
And the far white pails, and the seagull's
And llio sun path over the bay.
How mnny and many a time
Have I questioned thoetrnnded shells.
If they knew, perchance, of the magical
Where the answer of dreaming dwells.
And harking tho water's kiss.
Content have I dreamed alone.
In the glorious thrall of a day like this.
And a wistful want aukuowa.
There speed the outbound ships.
Hero lieth tho sunshine warm.
With tho spent waves pressing their curv
On the white shore's bended arm.
Then for what is the day more fair?
Why bluer tho deeps of space?
Oh, the sun on the cold of a woman's hair
The love in her eyes her facel
Charles W. Coleman in Lipplncott's.
first aul third 1'ri-
i ti tr rif t:i(ll mnflth at i O O 1
hull. Frank Vermylea M W ; J IS Harwick,
: at 7
45 me ts every
:so in their Hall in
A. K.MeConihie Font No.
Koekwood bloek. All visiting comrades ar.-
r ITU lirltl
of whom are enjoyinr.r a jrood nrac-
lice. A. G. Cline is a notary jjublic
and insurance ajrcitl. Waller Cut-
forth is he hardware man. Truman
Hall is the harness maker. '
There are many other things and
persons worthy of meiit'on but
space postpones them until some
Io.umI block. All
eordLillv Invited to -ee t with us. Fi
Font Aajniant ; U. F. Niles, l'ot-t Co
. . . T 1
Kr NIC! UTS OK PVTlllAiaiiiiiic
v-.. it mi.i fxrt'rv Weilnesda V eve-
i...ir l,ull nvcr ipiinet iV l un r. .in
L-..;.ri. . r jr. 1 1 :i 1 1 v invited to
. J: iv;. i. t it si; 1 1, ivv Iv of .1 j, - - .
atteni. .i.oiuuii,vv. v,... j poi icu uuu tM. uir town me river past
l. . 1 w
uere saitirciay mornitipT. llie par-
The body of a dead man was re-
K and S.
All V W No Kt
Kri.l:i v evel
Miit weconcl and fottrtll
tu's in the month at I t
M Vomlraii. M W, k. I' brown,
me, but when I grew up I decided to
leave him and come to Indiana. For
awhile I drove a stage between Hamil
ton and Centerville, but I gave it up and
secured a place as stage driver for Board
& Scott, between Salem and Livonia.
"One day while waiting for my din
ner at tno house or a farmer named
Brown I saw a pockctbouk in a bureau
drawer that had been left open. It con
tained slOo, which I at once took posses
sion of. I got three years for this, which
I served and went to Washington, Da
viess county, where I stole ijGOO from a
man whose name I cL not remeinber.
I think it was Thomas, but it was such
a long while ago that I am not sure
They gave me seven years for the offense
Mutterlnus of an Undertaker.
Tut on airs, my beauties," muttered
an undertaker, traveling on the elevated
railroad. "Put on airs, but when I get
you there won't lie any airs, and one of
you will look pretty much like the
A bevy of bright and haughty damsels
had boarded the train at Twenty-eiarhth
street and their bearing annoyed the undertaker.
"I tell you," ho said, "when I burv
them they all look pretty much the
same. J. hey don't sneer at the poor old
undertaker, either." 1 never saw a proud
looking corpse in my life, and I've bur
ied thousands. No difference, sir! The
millionaire in tho icebox and tho pauper
you coulnd't tell apart. Put a president
or a senator in tho morgue and 1 defy
any one to pick him out from the other
"That's what I think always when 1
see people putting on air3. It doesn't
worry mo in the least. I remember the
time when tho undertaker will be lay
ing em out ana when a live newsbov
will bo worth fifty of 'em." New York
FOIZrPlfST CLASS h'li llNlTUliE.
V jl..I)Ij;S the Whitney baby Carriages
can offer jood bargains in them
i. .,:..., ,i . t .. i ;
could not do better than to call and inspect his line
furniture, in the way of I'arlor sets, Dining room se
lied K'ooni set, and eveuythiiijf kept in a lirst-cla ,
J. I. Unruh,
PI. A rTSMOl'TIl,
WILL KEKP CONSTANTLY ON HANI)
A Full and Complete line of
i mil i 1 m m m m m mtm m mm mm mm m mm m mi
DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES AND PURE LIQUORS
Proscriptions Csirofully Coiuiiomiilcd at nil Ilourh
CS-O - TO-
A faithful old
D UOIITEi:S OF l.'EBECe'A lind of Prem
l e Ud"e No- meets the second alio
fourth Thursday evenir fis ;f each i't"
the I . r. Ii:ill. wn- - ii iiuaiiio,
U. ; Mrs. John Cory. Secretary.
DKGKKK OK IIOXOK-Meets the first
.....I ti.ir.l TlinirMlavfveuiiiirHofeaiii
i. :.. 1 tt it K. Iiall". Fit7.uerull Mock.
'IIWIIIII mm m a -
Mrn AMU- Smith. Worthy Winter f Honor
Nri. .ainiie Uurkel, Ulster secretary.
. fri-ir vn xr. I. v o. F. meets ev-
,rr Tuesday mnt at their hall In Fitueiald
ZL.t, aii i wi.i Fallows are cordially Invited
to attend when vlsltim; tn the city. Chrix Fet
rren. N. ii. ; . F, fc-lorn, &;creiary-
ties that saw it said it had a pnndy
mustache and I iht whiskers. The
ctty marshal im:nediatel v tele
graphed to Cedar Creek to watch and after serviii.g six years I was par
for the lrclv I aoneci oy Cjrovernor joe wnght,
- -j- I -lVU.. T i. ,. T i a. n.i ,
I t iiixa j. you uui x went to JX'uioru
mere are a oooa many covered and worked at my trade until they
wagons crossnifr tne oriciifc over arrested me tor assaulting a woman
the Platte this srtmmer. was innocent, but I never took the trou-
There is a lare force of Italians ble to dTPy lt anl the ave me tci1
....v.i irnV-Ci'i Coiincil No 121.
I Meet at the K.of I, hall in the FaimelH &
l-raiu hl.Kik over llennett & Tiittn y wiims
i.rn.r.-n invited. Henry tJernK. Went;
Tho W'alUnH. Secretary.
--r..itil MKX'S ClIKISTION -SOCIATION
Y vv-t-r M.Krk. Main Slrwt. Kooiii
..n fr..m m :.io a ni to 0 -JM v r. For men only
;oiel meotir.fi every Sunday alternMn at 4
M. : ailroad.
Our new school board is alive fo
its business. We have a ten months
school.attcl tiie teaches are already
Just now a fine rain is makinir the
farmer feel rool.
KOITITAHLIC -I.IF15 IXSL'KAXCB
CO.. OF N, V.
T. If. PoLLeCK, Agent,
Meeting. Saratoga. N. Y.
According to the census of IS'.),
Chicago takes rank, by virtue of her
population of 1X)S77G people, as the
eighth largest city on the globe, time up to Sep. l.i,
Most of its desire, at one time or
another, to visit a city in which so
m a 11 j- persons find homes, and,
when we do, we can find no better
line than the "Burlington Route."
Three fast and comfortable trains
daiiv. For further information ad-
gers to deposit tickets with the joint
igent at terminal lines at Saratoga
has been cancelled. Tickets will be
fore it was discovered that I was not
guilty, and Governor Willard pardoned
me. At Indianapolis I committed c
burglary and was given three years.
Another burglary at Brookville brought
commences j me four years and still another one at
Crawtorasville got me four years at the
Michigan City penitentiary
About this time I thought I would
try some other prison, and I went to
Louisville, Ills. Another alleged crim
inal assault was the cause of my servin
ten years at Joliet. My term expired
md 1 next fell at Hamilton, O., where
1 served two years for burglarA. After
ward I served in Pennsylvania and Ohio
again and then went back to Jefferson
ville. By this time I was old and I
longed for 1113- cell in the .Ttirersouville
1 r . . r o . I 0
luiiuiniiuiciinu iio.i. o.iraioga prjSOn. It was more comfortable than
or lruui .111 unei iiieciiiiie point, 51113 I any I had (
It is not neces
sary to go to Saratoga to have the
tickets executed for return.
Gen. Pas. Agt.
any l had ever occupied, and in fact the
prison there is the most humane one in
the country. Well, I walked all the
way from Columbus to Jeffersonville,
and calling upon the late Captain Craig,
who was then deputy warden, I asked
Eastern Cities and Pleasure Resorta him to rive me a home in the Dlison.
are best reached by the Burlington saying I was too old to work and wanted
rOllte. Itofinpnfl rnvfewmmnirinor rla-c etiai-o
The improved train service now He said he could not do so, and I re
dress the agent of the company at in effect brings Omaha within 40 solved to make bim do it
., . , ...rlt to T Vmnrio hours, and Denver withino3 hours, 7 . . .
this place, or write to J. Francis, of New York, Boston or Philadel- . 01?f UP P."
funeral I'asseii'rer and
Agent, Omaha, Nebraska.
in Orange coun-
phia. The numerous conventions lJ ' A rouueu a couse anu tooK good care
to be held in New York. Saratoga. tnat they should catch me at it. The
Detroit and other eastern cities dur- case came to trial, and after I had told
ing the coming summer to which the judge my storv he kindly sentenced
Atr Vim Pelt, editor of the Crair. reduced rates will apply off er I me to five vears. He would have nunle
lo.. Meteor, went to a drug store at splendid opportunities of visiting it more, but he said he thought I could
Hillsdale, Iowa, and asked the phy
sician in attendance to give him a
dose of something for cholera mor
bus and looseness of the bowels.
He says: "I felt so much better tbe
next morning that I concluded to
call on the physician and get him
to fix me up a stippl?o the mecM
cince. I was surprise! when he
handed mea bottleof Chamberlain's
Colic. Cholera and Diarrhcea Kerne-
tlie cast at an almost nominal cost.
The local agent of the 11 A- M. R.
R. will be glad to give you further
Don't Tabacso Spit
Is the startling, truthful title of a sonrille, and the township trustees sent
not live longer than that. I thanked
him and went to prison. But I was still
alive when the sentence expired and
going to the northern part of the state I
robbed a man and got a year at Michi
gan City. Then I came back to Jeffer-
little book just received, tellimr al
about Notobac, the wonderful.
harmless, economical, guaranteed
I Pun frf tne tnliru'pn i -i I i i
dv He said he prescribed it regu- ; - .
larly in his practice and founcF it forK tobacco users who want to
i.iriy in 1 110 rnir. r tput and can t, hy mentioning The
cli llERAXn can ge. the book mailed
c""e at all events." For sale by F 'ree' Address the Sterling Remedy
S?.. . , . A Co., box Sb2, Indiana Mineral
j. rricKe cc o. 1
me here before I had a chance to steal
" When I began my prison career I was
six feet tall and weighed 200 pounds. I
was probably the strongest man in the
state. My first sentence in Jefferson
ville was served in a little log prison at
the corner of Ohio avenue and Market
street. I was superintendent of the
house do": owned bv
Ari..i..,: r, . '
"-anuii urown, or jieamusr. is more
than a dozen years old. He lost all his
teetn a long time ago and had great
trouble in eating. Mr. Brown recently
took the dog to a well known loeal den
tist and had a full set of false teeth
made for the animal, which ho now uses
with as much skill as any person could.
At hrst it required considerable watch
ing to prevent the dog from swallowing
his grinders, but he soon grew accus
tomed to them. His master is now try
ing to teach him to take them out and
wash them with hi3 tongue. Pittsburg
Death from a Ilorselly's Ilite.
Tilt. co1 Ar.n 1. r F If. CI T " T T .
Mr. Balfour's private secretary, from
erysipelas supervening on the bite of a
gadfly, is announced. The bite of sad-
flies is not usually considered poisonous.
and it is supposed that the one who at
tacked Mr. Woods had been on a dis
eased animal. The most common spe
cies is Tabantis lxmiras, and thejr are
very troublesome to horses and cattle in
the fields, especially in warm weather.
Pall Mall Gazette.
Angles in New Telescoped.
In the now form of telescope for stadia
work spider lines are entirely omitted,
and instead a prism is placed so as to
cover one-half the objective of the tele
scope, the" consequence being that the
rays passing through the prism make an
angle with the rays passing through the
unobscured half of the objective, and
this angle is constant whatever the dis
tance of the object observed. New
At a Feast.
There is a new shape for the dinnei
tablo a triangle. The host is seated in
the middle of the shortest side and the
House Furnishing Emporium.
IIEUK yon can get your house lurnishel from Q
kitchen to parlor ami sit esisy teanns. I lian
tile the world renown Haywood baby carriages, also
the latest improved lieliahle Process (JaEoline etove
Call and be convinced. Ko trouble to show goods.
We offer KMJ dollars reward for
any case of catarrh that can not be
cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F". J. Cheney & Co. Props, Toledo,
We the undersiriied, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years,
and belive him pefectly honorable
in all butsness transactions and fin
ancially able to carry out an oblig
ations made by their firm.
West v I max, Wholesale Drug
gist, Toledo Ohio., Walditiir Kinnau
& Tarvin, Wholesale druggist Tole
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally, action direct upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold by all
ETuJ-gist; Testimonials free.
Colorado'a Cool Retreats.
During the "tourist season" from
Tune until September the Burling
ton route nas on sale round trim
tickets, at very reduced rates, to the
principal resorts of Colorado.
lo Denver, Colorado
GOLD Am POKCELA1N CKOWNS
Bridge work and fine cold work a
DR. 8TEINAU3 LOCAL as well as other anr-
eatheticsniven for the painless extraction of xl
0. A. MARSHALL,
hostess at the meeting of the two longer I Manitou, Pueblo and Estes park
ones, lms arrangement brings the en- ltne most attractive spot in the
tertainers and the entertained nearer
together than at the ordinary square or
round tables. A single cloth is not used
on these triangular tables, but rather
narrow scarfs of heavy open work. Be
tween the scarf and the center piece the
space is filled with bonbon and salted
almond dishes. Food.
After a long consideration of the mat
ter, the Italian government has decided
that millimeters is the best size for
the bore of the new rifles for use in that
Statistics carefully compiled show
that within three years 5,000 people have
ost tbr lives in western Pennsylvania
because of weak dams.
whole state) particularly low rates
are in force.
July and August are the best
months in which to visit Colorado's
unrivalled resorts, to all of which
the Burlington, with its connec
tions, offers unequalled service.
llie local agent will be glad to
give you any desired information.
A shad 20 inches long, 3f inches
thick and weighing 9 pounds 4 ounces
was caught in the Hudson river recent
ly at Esopus, N. Y.
Allow me to add my tribute to the
efficac' of Ely's Cream Balm. I was
suffering from a severe attack of in
fluenza 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 sj-mptoms and
ni3" hoarseness disappeared and I
was able to sing a heavy role in
Grand Opera with voice ttuim pared.
l strongly recommend it to all sing
ers. Wm. II. Hamilton, leading
basso of the C. D. Iless Grand Opera
Among Tobacco, Havana
alone pleases the taste of
the critical connoisseur. No
artificial process can en
hance its value. The"Bud"
cigars are alwa3's made of
the finest Havana fillers and
has always been esteemed
above every other brands
made ar sold at Platts-mouth.
JOHN A DA VIES,
ATTORNEY AT LA W
Office in Uttion BlookViJ
iron work an the new nrison. whicli was