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J'LATTSMOUTII, NE BR ASK A. TUESDAY. JULY 26, 1892.
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MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
No. WM Accomodation 1-eaven
.lo;55 a. m,
. 4 ;00 p. !'
limns daily except Sunday.
-..uj fl1P K'n It! M W A tnts every
recunit and Kourtli Monday ev-ninx1
"itzuerald hail. Vl.Hitiii(? iiimkihmm-s welcome.
V C llaiinen. V. C. : V. W erteiibenrer, W. A..
8. C. Wilde. Clerk.
r-AHTAl K IAI.KU CAMP NO 60-
SoI1. f eterano. uivision ui ruri.
S. A. meet tverv I uei..iay niciu a. i ;" -1..
their hall In f itHterald block. 11 n.and
vkdtlii comrade. ,orrti;i. Iv invited
with it? Kurt., Couiiuan-r; ti. A. AJc
Alwain. lt Seargent.
OKIJKK OK THE WOULH. Meets at 7 : 30
every Moimay evenini! at the liraml Army
hall. A. K.Uroom. president, Thos Walling,
ril''-r NoS-Mert Hrt.t anl thir.l Fri
' - iiv e-fiinu 'f eocli month lit I O O h
hall. Frank ermylca 1 W ; J K Uarw ick,
GA. lCMcConihle Vol So. 45 meets every
-latiirday evouinir at 7 : 30 in their Hall in
K.M-kw.Hxl llN-k. All vNitwi: comrades are
cordially Invited to neet with us. Fred Hates.
rot Adjmaut ; ti. F. Nilrs, Fol Comuiadder.
KXIGHTS OK I'YTllIAS Oanntlet Lnle
.-4i. Meets every Vedtieslay eve
uiug at their hall over lieimet 5e Tutt's. all
vioitinie kni;lits are cordially invitel to
attend. M GriOith, C C: Otis Dovey X of
K aud S.
AO tT W No 84 Meet second anil fourth
Friday evenings in the month ut 1 O
O F Hall. M Vondran, M V, K 1 Ilrtiwn,
kAUtiHTEKS OF KEBEtX'A fcud of Prom
' i a iuIith No. 40 meet the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each month in
thel'O. U. V. hall. Mrs. T. E. llllams, ?J .
O. ; Mr. John Cory, Secretary.
kEGKEE OF IIO.XOK Meets the first
' iul tliinl Thnirsliiveveiiiiiirs of each
month in I. O. t). F. hull. Fit7.erald block.
Mrs. Addie Smith. Worthy Sister of Honor
Mrs. .Nannie Hurkel, sister secretary.
CAMS LOO(3 E. No. 146.1. O. O. F. meets ev
ery Tuesday niKht at their ball In Fitzgerald
block. All Odd Fellows are cordially invited
to attend when visiting in the city. Chris Pet
nen. N. G. ; S. F, t-horn, Secretary.
UOYAL A K0 AN AM Cass Council No 1021,
Meet at the K, of P. hall in the Parmele &
Craiir block over Bennett & Tutts, visirinf?
brethren invited. Uenry Gerlug, Kegent ;
Tho Walling, Secretary.
YoUKO MEN'S CHKIbTION -SOCIATIOS
Waterniau block. Main Street. Kooms
open from 8 -JO a m to 9 -JO p in. For men only
Gospel meeting every Sunday alteruoon at 4
According to the census of 1890,
Chicago takes rank, by virtue of her
population of 1,098,576 people, as the
eighth largest city on the globe.
Most of us desire, at one time or
another, to visit a city in which so
many persons find homes, and,
when we do, we can find no better
line than the "Burlington Route."
Three fast and comfortable trains
daily. For further information ad
dress the agent of the company at
this place, or write to J. Francis,
General Passenger and Ticket
Agent, Omaha, Nebraska.
Mr. Van Pelt, editor of the Craig,
Mo., Meteor, went to a drug store at
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 sa'ys: "I felt so much better the
next morning that I concluded to
call on the physician and get him
to fix me up a supply; of the medi
cince. I was surprised when he
handed mea bottleof Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhcea Reme
dy. He said he prescribed it regu
larly in his practice and found it
the best he could get or prepare. I
can testify to its efficiency in my
case at all events." lOr sale by F.
G. Fricke & Co.
Harvest has begun and the farm
ers are busy in the field.
Murray and Itock Bluffs played a
jjooil fame of biill Monday.
The farmers are finishing plow
ing corn and are all glad of it.
. Mrs. Frank While is sick with
.neari ,11!,li,8Ci om is geiung ueiter.
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Hen Heckman is shelling the
Clark corn and hauling: it to
.We are in need of a good rain,
which we hope we will get before jt
is too late.
W. M. Wheeler is shelling the
Dan Wheeler corn and haulinir it to
The Murray band boys have or
dered band caps. The band is
Fruit is going to be scarce. The
apples are all falling off the trees
and those left are small.
The whooping cough is bad
around here, Mrs. A. Kamsel'
children bting confined to their
William Nye has been busy the
past week receiving grain.
The carpenters are busy building
Mr. Hach's store, which wiil soon be
The operator had a well dug at
the stock yxirds and has a pump in
it, all in good running order.
George Smith, in the employ of
William Marks, sold his pony and
now wants to sell his saddle.
Mr. S. Olin Cole an! fami, in
company with Mrs. Cook, went to
Beatrice last Friday to vr-jit friends
The' will remain over Scnday.
F;iiner Cole, one r the li. & M
firemen. out Sunday evening,
tlt-iVtli, to visit his brother, Olin,
in company with Miss Maggie
W. N. Ilalscv, the principal of the
High school at Plattsmouth, was
out seeing the different school
boards and gave Mynard a call. lie
was showing school charts.
Weather hot and dry. People
feeling very much discouraged with
the coming prospects.
Mr. A. I., hunger, assistant
cashier of the State bank of Alvo,
will soon have his fine residence
ready lor occupancy.
H. W. Maitland has rented the
Roelofcz store building ior the
purpose of putting in a confection
ary store and ice cream parlor. .
Alvo will have a nice two-storj'
i .11. . . .
stiiooinouse erecieu in llie near
future. The bids lor building it
are being examined now. It will
be built east of the M. Jv. church.
W. M. A. Clay, station agent, and
family have taken an extended trip
to Indiana and Ohio to visit with
friends and relatives. Mr. Claj' lias
been a faithful servant since the
town lirst started.
Proufy mills have closed lor a
week or two during the hot weather,
but will take mi' and 'all wheat in
exchange for flour. Mr. Winsor,
the engineer, has gone home to
Lincoln to rest during the vacation.
Greenwood Precinct alliance had
a picnic here last week, with a large
attendance of Salvationists. A
good time was reported. Another
meeting will be held soon. Alvo is
the centre of gravity for independ
The republican caucus of Green
wood precinct was held in Alvo
last Saturday evening. Dr. Sturdi
vant, George Hanson aud J. S
Foster were chosen delegates to the
county convention at Weeping
A Great Surpriee
Is in store for all who use Kemp'f
Halsan for the throat and lungs the
great guaranteed remedy. Would
you believe that it is sold on its
merits and that any druggits is au
thorized by the progrietor of this
wonderful remedy to give you a
sample bottle free? It never fails
to cure acute and chronic coughs.
All drugpists sell Kemp's Balsam.
Large Bottles 50c and $1.
My house and three lots corner
Sixth and Dey, price $1,200. :
Mrs. J. A. G. Bueix.
Central City, Neb.. apc.F;.R. B.
Judge Ramsey to-day granted a
permit to wed to Charles K; Ward
and Miss Carrie Jenks. Both par
lies live near Ashland.
There is something like $7 of the
Hubbel fine yet unpaid. When will
Judge Archer collect it?
IVhy They lg Nenj)prt.
Uf-XKini; newKiiapers seems to b one
of th M-LU.itions of Gotham's small
boy, and according to one of these
urchins a yood revenue is derived from
the bu.siue.H.s. The practice is known as
"Caiuula business." A gang of eight oi
ten boys liesiege the entrance to the
hridge and elevated road every morning
and keep an argus eye on all jiersons
carrying newspapers. They stretch out
their arms asking for the newspaper
md often prll them out of the hands oi
The "newsies" are very persistent,
and occasionally get into little snarl
with dyspcptici persons who get down
town in bad humor. The temper of
tZ'uso people might be intensified' dM
they know that, according to a con f 6.
sion of one of the boys, a newsdealer of
a eiieculative turn of mind originally
put the boys up to the practice they fol
low. If the newspapers are too much
soiled to sell, the boys turn them ovei
to the speculator, who holds them in re
serve, paying the boys a pittance and
then realizing full value by handing
them over to the respective newspapers
as "return" and getting copies of the
current date for them.
The youngsters have learned his meth
od though, and most of them do theb
own "returning" as well as "begging"
now. The practice is bad every way, as
it is fast converting the little hustlers
into indolent beggars. New York Com
"All's Well That Kmls Well."
The Scotch, with unconscious absurd
ity, sometimes talk of "tempting Prov
idence." In writing "All's Well That
Ends Well," Shakespeare was "tempt
ing" the higher criticism. Ever since
the days of Zenodotus in Alexandria the
higher criticism ha9 reveled in "athe
tizing," or marking as spurious, this part
of an author's work because it is "un
worthy of him," that part because it is
'not in his style," a third portion lie
cause it is a rejietition of something he
has said elsewhere, and so on, till in
Homer there are few lines to wfcich
some German or some Alexandrian
Greek has not urged objections. To
similar exercises of idle ingenuity has
"All's Well That Ends Well" been ex
posed. When Lucian met Homer in the For
tunate islands, he asked the poet which
of the rejected passages were really his
own. "All and every one of them,'
answered the shade; and Shakespeare's
ghost might have made as inclusive a
response to critical inqtiiries. Yet "All's
Well" is certainly a play full of difficul
ties and enigmas. It was first printeu
in the folio of 1023, and very badl
printed it was. None of the drama,
contains so many passages that appear tc
be corrupt; none is so rich in the unin
telligible; none so open to conjectural
emendation. Andrew Lang in Harper's
Crafty Master Fox.
A fox was one day seen coming ouo ol
a pile of stones near the water side.
lie hid in the heather for awhile and
then pushed out something on the water,
which proved to be a bunch of moss.
The wind took it into the middle of the
lake and blew it past some ducks sitting
on the surface.
Having watched his venture for per
haps ten minutes with apparent satis
faction, and observed that it neared the
ducks without arousing their suspicions,
our friend began to collect another and
larger bunch of moss, which he allowed
to float in the same direction, but this
time he swam behind it, taking care to
show only his eyes and nose above
Just aa it was passing the group of
ducks he made a sudden dive, pulled
down a bird and swam back to shore
under water. Arrived there he carried
the duck to the pile of stones, where his
wife and daughter were no doubt wait
ing to enjoy the fruits of his labors.
"Forty-five Years of Sport."
Immunity for the Fireflies.
Eirds do not eat fireflies, and eve
bats, which seem to eat everything else
that they can chew or 6wallow, never
touch a lightning bug. There must be
something distasteful in this insect to
the feathered world, and thus the spe
cies is preserved, for if it were not so
lightning bugs would soon become ex
tinct, as the torch they carry would
only serve the purpose of attracting
It may be that the uncanny appear
ance of the insect, giving forth as it
does a brilliant flash of "light every mo
ment or two, deters birds and bats from
attacking it, but if a lightning bug were
a toothsome morsel to a bird's bill, any
number of the feathered world would
soon overcome their repugnance to tht
little living torch and go hunting foi
lightning .bugs. St. Louis Globe-Demo
Wild Horses in Russia.
In the steppes of Russia, where wolves
abound and the horses lead a wild life
and have to shift for themselves, it is
said that a young colt will sometimes be
made so furious by the persecutions of
his enemies that he will rush wildlv
among a drove of wolves and bite and
strike until he has slaughtered a large
number of them. These horses are ex
ceptionally fierce, rendered so, it is sup
posed, by the extreme variations in the
climate. At one time of the year they
suffer from the intense heat of a tropical
sun" and at another they live among
raging snowstorms and extreme cld, r
The Polite gwliumir.
Directly the bathing season comes on
a rTomiiH-nt feature of it apiears in the
person of the polite and gentlemanly
ewimmer who is of no earthly conse
quence on land, yet whose natatorial ac
complishments render him, in his own
eyes at least, absolutely bewitching iu
He is so jiolite, is this essentially sum
mer production. His hand is always out
stretched to guide into the briny the
timid, shrinking bather of the feminint
persuasion. So good is his heart hv
needs no introduction. He is above tho
mere petty trifles of mundane propriety,
and in a spirit of genuine philanthrop
comes to the rescue of the fair in a pro
miscuous manner delightful to behold.
His attentions are extremely numerous,
yet lie does discriminate in a measure,
as his gentle offices are usually per
formed for the prettier and younger
novices at the shrine of Neptune.
Simply in a spirit of kindness and
with a desire to overcome their exces
sive timidity he guides them far out
where the water is deep and the waves
are high, and then smiles rapturously
when they cling to him in abject terror.
He does not realize that they would
embrace a rope or 6par with the same
fervor, but considers it a compliment to
his own personality, which, in all prob
ability, has made no impression what
ever on the terrified female.
When not playing knight to beauty in
distress he splashes, f oats and swims for
the edification of the people assembled
on the beach and seems to consider him
self the star attraction of the resort, ne
is indigenous to this season and this land.
No other clime could produce so rare
and perfect a specimen of officious mas
culine vanit- s does our own delightful
one. Phil 'iia Times.
The late Professor Elias Loomis lie
came interested in the subject of gene
alogy in early life, and for nearly forty
years before his first publication he col
lected from time to time materials for a
list of the descendants of his ancestor,
Joseph Loomis, who came from Brain
tree, England, and settled in Windsor,
Conn., in 1639. In 1870 he published a
list containing 4,340 descendants of Jo
seph Loomis bearing the Loomis name.
After five years of research he published
the second edition of the "Loomis Gene
alogy," in which are given 8.CS0 names
which bore the Loomis name, descen
dants of Joseph Loomis in the maJe
Five years later, in 1880, he printed,
iu two additional volumes, a provisional
list of 19,000 descendants of Joseph
Loomis in the female branches. At the
time of his death he left in manuscript
many corrections and additions that
will be of use to the future Loomis gene
alogist. Newton's Memoria of Elias
He Never Drinks Water.
Jack Irvin, of the Glover's Mill coun
try, bears the distinction of being prob
ably the only, living man in the United
States who has not swallowed a drop of
water for thirty-six years. Mr. Irvin is
now in his eighties, and for more than
an average lifetime has rigorously ab
stained from the use of the liquor that
fills but does not inebriate. Neither
does he drink intoxicating liquors. At
his meals Mr. Irvin drinks coffee or tea
or milk, as the notion takes him. Be
tween meals when Mr. Irvin feels his
thirst growing he gets out his pipe and
smokes it. While Mr. Irvin is in pretty
fair health, his neighbors say that his
looks would indicate that he is pretty
well dried up. Glasgow Times.
Canada's Biggest Man.
Leonard Whitton, of Brighton, broth
er of the cheese inspector, James Whit
ton, of Belleville, has continued to gain
in flesh, and is now classed as the big
gest man in Canada. He weighs 469
pounds. His measurement is as fol
lows: Around the shoulders, 5 feet 6
inches; chest, 5 feet 2 inches; hips, 6
feet 2 inches; neck, 1 foot 11 inches;
arm at shoulder, 1 foot 2 inches; arm
below elbow, 1 foot 5 inches; thigh, 3
feet 9 inches; calf, 2 feet. His head
measurement around the temples is 23
inches. Ten years ago he did not weigh
more than 150 pounds. He is under
forty years of age. Brighton Ensign.
Few Accidents on English Railways.
The Englishman who, following
Charles Francis Adams, declared that
the safest place in which to spend ai
hour or two is an express train on one
of the main railways, has had his idea
confirmed by the fact that last year only
five passengers were killed on all the
railways of the United Kingdom, where
as in the streets of the metropolis alon
147 deaths and 5,784 personal injuries
resulted from accidental circumstances
connected with the vehicular traffic.
Too Hot to. Think.
A Brooklyn housewife took her cook
to task the other day for carelessness
and f orgetfulness. "Why is it, Maggie,"
said she, "that you keep on making the
same mistakes over and over again?
Why do you not try and remember what
I tell you?"
"Sure, mum," was the frank reply, "I
;an't be after aggravatin me moind this
hot weather." New York Times.
A Columbai Relic.
It is claimed that the anchor lost by
one of Columbus' ships on the night of
Aug. 2, 1498, off the island of Trinidad,
has been recently unearthed on that
Island. Boston Globe.
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For Sale or 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
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