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THE "W'F.HKLY I1EUAU): I'LATTSMOUTH. KERKASKA, OCTOBER 20. 1892.
OLD LANDMARK GONE.
A Disastrous Blaze Early Sun
THE MILL A TOTAL LOSS.
Helaal's Mill Completely Destroyed
by Flr -The Mill a Complet3
Loss-There Was no Insur
Helsels Mill Burned.
The inhabitant of riattmnoiith
were rudely uwakened from their
peaceful Sunday inorninu's Bleep
bout .r)::t0 o'clock by the
continual ringing of the fire
bell. The cause of the alarm was
the diwcovory that Conaid Heisel'8
mill was on fire and waa being
rapidly demroyed by the angry
The fire, it i supposed, Htarted
from the engine room. The mill
bad been in operation the day be
fore and the Hiippoxititm is that it
caught fire from a spark.
After the tire was discovered it
did not take it long to gain head
way as the mill was frame build
ing.tmd was very dry.
The mill waf built by Mr. Ileisel
and Mr. Rout in I VW a-id has been
used ever nince lor a 'louring mill
and when the due M;irti l it iroved
to be a verlible "fire trap."
Hefore the firemen were able to
reach the building it was bejinitl
any aid from them. The roof had
fallen in and the sides wi-re rapidly
luiriiing. Two streams ueie turned
on the building and the (ire was
soon under control, but not uuti!
the building was destroyed.
The loss is a severe one to Mr
Ileisel and he was unfortunate in
not having the building insured.
The mill is a total loss.
Nearh all ol the Hour in Hack
wan saved as was also a large
amount of corn meal ami chopped
TllK IlEKAI.D is unable to state at
present what Mr. Ileisel content
plates doing as regards rebuilding
the mill, but owing to the fact that
lie had no insurance it is not prob
able that he will rebuild at present.
Mannled In a Press.
Wallie Thrasher, a Hon of J. II.
Thrasher and Tnii llKUAhli's ollice
boy, met with an accident last night
that has crippled him for life.
In company with a younger
brother, Wallie came down to the
office yesterday afternoon to "wet
down" the papers in order that the
first side of the weekly edition
might be "run off" curly Monday
morning. He partially completed
his work and then the boys started
to run a job press standing near by.
They put some ink upon the disc
as near as can be learned -and
started to run the press. The press
is run by a treadle and it is sup
posed was going at h high rate of
Bpeed. The younger boy was run
ning the press and Wallie at
tempted to stop it by catching hold
of the arm at the side of the press.
His hand slipped oft and was
taught between two cog wheels,
which mashed and mangled his
hand in a terrible manner. As
soon as his hand was extracted
from the wheels he started for Dr.
There it was discovered that the
hand was crushed so that it was
uecessary to amputate all ex.
ceptthe thumb After the opera
tion had been performed it was
found that the thumb could not be
saved and his whole hand was am
putated just below the wrist.
The press must have been run
ning at a terrific speed or it would
have stopped before it had laterally
torn hi hand to pieces.
If he had kept on with his work
and had not stopped to play with
the press he would have had two
hands instead of one.
After the hand had been ampu
tated and dressed be was removed
to his hoinc'and is getting along as
well as c-.ild bc expected under the
LiUen by a Tarantula.
W. II. Maitland is the name oi a
man who runs a restaurant at Alvo,
Cass cotnty.' Sunday while Mr.
Maitland was taking some bananas
from a large bunch he had hanging
up in his store, he was bitten by a
large tarantula, which had taken
up its abode in the fruit. The
insect was captured alive, but died
h short time afterwards. The un
fortunate man was placed, as soon
as possible, under the care of a
physician and it is thought at
present writing that he will re
cover. Mr. Beecher'8 Quill Pen.
The soft iiill pen which Henry
Ward Heecher used in his last liter
ary work is utilized by Kdward Hok
in doing all his editorial work on
the Ladies Home Journal, the pen
having been presented to the young
editor by Mrs. Heccher shortly af-let-
the gnat preacher's death.
PEOPLE, AND AFFAIRS.
A DKSI'bKATK CKIMINAL.
A desperate criminal named John
Evans, who has been confined in
the penitentiary at Lincoln under a
sentence of ten yearn, met his death
Saturday afternoon while trying to
escape. Kvans had been trans
ferred to the broom department
litely and was working near the
gates and imagined be bad a
chance to escape:, lie stole out and
had gone but a few rods when he
Was espied by one of the guards
who patrols the walls, and who
called to him to halt at once. The
convict broke into a run for the
brush, but the guard drew bead on
him and tired. The lirst chol
brought him to the ground, strik
ing him in the right leg and the
second shot struck him in the head
killing him instantly. Kvans was
sentenced from Omaha on the
charge of burglary.
LOST HIS ROLL.
.Neliriiskii City News.
David Kime, of Cass county, who
has been in the city several days,
reports that he is $110 short in cash
which he had on his person w hen
he came to town. There have been
several cases of the same kind
lately but the police do not seem
able to get a Hindi on these "pinch
ers' of the filthy lucre.
t I )MK TO Tilts 1'H'V.
Nebraska i'il News.
The change in time on the Mis
souri Pacific struck a hard blow at
the merchants of this city, as the
time is so arranged thai it will be
impossible for people living at Wy
oming, I r.ion ami Neh.iwkn to
come here ami do their trading and
return the same day. We have a
large trade with that portion of the
country but now a portion of it
will be lost. The change in time
does not help us any from the south
as there is not sufficient time be
tween trains to transact any busi
ness! OK COURSE THKY WILL.
John C. Watson of Nebraska City,
was nominated for float representa
tive (?) for Otoe and Cass counties.
Hut will the people again elect him '(
That is the rub.
Word was received it this city
toda. that Mrs. Allen died at St. Joe
Sunday. Mrs. Allen was the
mother of Mrs. A. J. Graves and lias
been in St. Joe but three or four
days. The deconsed has been sick
a long time and went to St. Joe for
Attorney A. I,. Tinibliu and Of
fice" Woodard came down from
Weeping Water yesterday and
levied upon the goods and chattels
which have been locked up in the
Lynn building since John Martin
ended his business career here
several years ago. The property is
taken under execution to satisfy
judgments against John Martin &
Co., and the National Fanners A
Industrial I'liion. Ledger.
The funeral of the infant sou of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Howland oc
curred at !i o'clock p. m. Tuesday
from the residence of Harry How
laud. Nebraska City men, headed by J.
Watson, are demanding of the Mis
souri Pacific that it shall run its
Lincoln branch trains through to
Nebraska City instead of stopping
at Union. These are the trains that
connect with the St. Louis train
leaving Omaha at 1:10 p. m. and
that arriving in Omaha at 4:.Vi p. m.
To run on to Nebraska City instead
of stopping at Union, means twelve
miles each way additional and the
railway people wonder if it will pay.
The Nebraska City folks give just a
hint that they will feel like boycot
ing if their request is not complied
KIUTOK IIKOW.N TO UK M A K' K l l-1 1.
Ni'lirasku City I'ress.
Cards are out auuouucinir the
marriage of Miss Kuitna Adele
Sellers, of Oskdloosa, la, and Mr.
I'.dwards Ambrose Hrmvu, of this
city. The wedding will take place
at the residence of the bride, 413
North Third street, Oskaloosa, la..
on Wednesday, October Ulith. The
News tenders it congratulations to
Col. Hrown of the Press, and trusts
that he will never have occasion to
regret the step that he is about to
take. The happy couple will come
to this city after the niarriaue and
settle down to housekeepi ng.
A terrible hail storm southwest
of Dunbar raged about 7 o'clock
Monday night. The sound was like
the near rumble of a heavy train.
Hailstones as large as hen eggs
fell thick in the streets. It is feared
that great damage was done to fall
wheat in the era of the storm.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Allen
occurred Tuetday and the re
mains wore interred in Rock HlufTs
The wife of Hon. Orlando TefTt is
reported to be seriously ill.
Wallie Thrasher, the boy who lost
his hand in the printing press, is
getting along in line Myle and ex
pects to come down town tomorrow.
For the benefit of the in. my nun
rods who are anxious to chase the
festive tree squirrel. TllK IlfcKALD
will inform them that ex-Mayor
Kichey has some very valuable in
formation to give out. He was out
yesterday i basing squirrels with
good success on the part of the
The little baby of .Mr. and Mrs.
Freil Murphy is quite nick.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians
of this eity will o lo Omaha Minis
day to join in the celebration at
that place of Columbus Day. The
band will acconiparry them. I
NOTICE W. C. T. U.
Tie ladies of the Temperance
Union will hold an evening session
Thursday evening at the M. K.
church at 7::i0. There will be an
interestinj;' report ol the state eon
volition and of the voar' work. All
friends of the cause of humanity
are '.'ordially iir-ited. There will be j
10 cents admission at the door, the
proceeds ti) go into the treasury of
1 1 i.i. rn tv i ::: r.
John C'iseo, employed ;tt I;ilf, i
IJarlling Co.'s elevator in Nebraska I
City w h i!.- at work at t ho top of the
building jesd rdiy morning lu-t
hi" balance and fell to the ground,
a disburse of lift y I ,-et. He was un
conscious when picked 'up and al
though no bo.les wew broken,
internal iiij.ues are b-ared which j
may prove fatal.
Tom Miller had the misfortune
last night while scultling. to have
his right arm badly .sprained and is
carrying it around today in a
Cold weather is very near at hand
and a large number of the boys
around town have organized a club,
rented the rooms in the second floor
of the Aahetiser-Husch building
and will by the latter part of the
week be locate i for the winter.
Mrs. W. A. Ilasse of "'eeping
Water, sister of W. A. Swearigen is
in the city oday trying to make
arrangements to get a crowd of
Plnttsmouth poplc to go down to
Weeping Water to hear Alba Hay
wood w ho appears there in the near
future. If a crowd will go down re
duced rates can be secured on the
The secretary of the Young Men's
Republican club received a letter
to lay saying that Hon. I. W. Lan
sing would be unable to speak in
this city this' week.
M. H. Murphy has finished pack
ing his household goods and will
ship them to Denver. His family
will follow in a short time.
The members of Ivy lodge D, of
II. will entertain their friends Sat
urday owning at I. O. O. F. hall
with a "Kittie Drum" social. There
will be music and games to suit all.
A most enjoyable time is assured.
Tea will be served at D o'clock. Ad
mission la cents, refreshments free.
A special invitation is extended to
United Workmen and their families
and to the members of the lodges
of the city. Officers and members
are requested to meet promptly at
Dr. T. P. Livingston and Hon. F. K.
White left this evening to attend
the dedication exercisesat Chicago.
Hon. J. (. Frick will speak at
Rockwood hall Friday evening.
Among the notable articles of the
November number of the Forum
will be one on "The Library of the
United States" by Mr. Ainsworth R.
SpolTord, librarian of congress
who explains the rank that this
great library will take among the
great libraries of the world; and an
interesting paper on "Kndowed
Theatres and the American Stage,"
by Madame Modjeska.
Is it not a fact that we always
carry the largest stock of wallpaper
in this city, and is it not reasonable
to suppose that we can otter you
bargains that small dealers "can
not: We bought and sold J.u.titK)
foot of wall paper last year, and by
a gradual increase in trade in the
future, as in the past, we will surely
double our sales this coming sea
son. Remember we will not, nor
can not bo undersold. Call and see
our line. Respectfully,
Hk'QWX A HAKkETT.
Annuat Convention, W. C. T, U.
Denver, Oct. 2ti to Nov. 2. For this
occasion.the Hurlfngton Route will
have in addition to reduced rates
from all stations through car
arrangements to Denver. For in
formation as to the service from
your station, address Mrs. C. M.
Woodward, vice-president W. C. T.
l, Seward, Neo. ;5.v.'cis. Agt.
LiT FROM THE
HOTHER BIG CONSIGNMENT ARRIVED
l ALWAYS KEEPS IN THE LEAD.l
SSi 34'jSoy, o8iiSa or Man, li he wants
to In hi tMyle and at llae smnv gisnc
GET THE MOST FOR HIS MONEY
WITH THE CITY SCHOOLS
Columbus Day to Be Appro
ately Observed Friday.
THE LOUISVILLE RALLY.
Hon. J. E. Frick and C. S. Polk Ad
dress a Large Gathering: nt
Louisville Last NiBht
Somo Home News.
Allli(int;ii tlie city of riattjnnnntli
will hold no exercise in coiiiinein
eration of Columbus day, the day
will not p ly default. The city
schools have arranged an excellent
program which will be executed at
the central building at S o'clock
Friday morning. The exercises
will bo held out doors and all the
schools in the city will partipate
in the festivities.
The scholars will all meet at the
high school at the usual hour and
at 9 o'clock the exercise will begin.
After they are over the scholars
will bo dismissed for the day.
A cordial invitation is extended
to the people of I'lattsniimth to bo
present at he time uud place
mentioned. Following is the pro.
gram as it willl be executed:
Kill si iil; i if tin- Kin i; ... i in- I'dnik SI mm
Siiliite to tin- l-l;n; Si'IhkiI
Sun; Aiui-rieu Scl I
ltt it .it urn I line iivi-ry Duv
. . , ' , Li-mi I Virrliui L;
t c. In n 1 1. u -i I lav t l,K. I'lilimiliil- I I.i ll n, T
... , IV.- liver-
Huiloum- Aunt Ihnuli un.l (.'oliinilni
Keeitnt i-m - (.'lirilnilu-r Coin mini- .
" teurne Mh twuihI
AililresH v iiIiiiiiIhim llnv
, Tin- Mrmiiii.n of I'uiir Centuries
Si in I ul ii in I hi- I ny Sellout
Rally at Louisville.
The republicans of Louisville
held an onthuiastio rally last night.
The meeting was addressed by C.
S. 1'olk of this city and lion J. K.
Frick of Fremont. The meeting
was held i.i Ilasscmicr's hall and
standing room was at a premium.
The Louisville band furnished
music for the occasion promptly at
H;1")C. S. l'olk was introduced by
the chairman his talk for an hour
was highly appreciated. Mr. Frick
was then introduced and spoke
until 10:45 and held the audience
with him. Mr. Frick is an excellent
talker, and his arguments are
unanswerable. Ho fpeaks here
Fok Salk or Tkaoe A desirable
lot in Plattsniouth. Will sell for
cash or will take a good buggy
horse and horses in exchange
For particulars call on or address
this office. tf
" ASHES !
AND GREATER THAN EVER!
I JOE IS
Must Buy of
COSSIP AROUND COURT ROOMS.
Last night George S. Kay and
Miss Mattio Xicklos wended their
way to the residence of" ludre
I h'amsey and requested him to say
j the words that would bind them to
Igetherfor life. The Judge in his
tinusal pleasing way performed the
ceremony and sent them on their
The attorneys in the impeachment
case are making their arguments
Judge Ramsey issued a mar
riage license Saturday evening to
l'oter Modles and Kitty Pilch, both
of this city.
Judge Archer rendered a judg
ment in the case of the Cudahay
Packing Co.,vs Aug. Haeh for $4 in
favor of plaintiff.
All of the garnishee casein Judge
Archer court have been continued
by consent of both parties until
Judge Ramsey issued a marriage
license today to Hen G. Decker and
Mrs. Julia Sheldon.
Julius Ramge and Miss Lulu
Karnes were granted a permit to
wed by Judge Ramsey last evening.
The Vandorventer case was con
tinued in Judge Archers court un
til .November 11.'.
I). (). Ihvyer has commenced suit
in Judge Archers' court against
Lawerence Stuli for the amount of
"fid due him for legal services.
Judge Archer hist night united in
the holy bonds Julius Ruing
Miss Lulu Karnes.
Wallpaper is wallpaper and wall
paper is more wallpaper and
Hrown & Harrett has more wallpa
I. II. Dunn and Roe Craig were in
Omaha today on business.
Fred Howland returned this
morning to his work at Fnirbury.
Mrs. W. J. Agnew and Mrs. S. II
Atwood were Omaha visitors today.
S. P. Vanatta was in Omaha and
Council Hluffs today on legal busi
ness. Mrs. John Waterman and daugh
ter, Mrs. Wagner, wore Omaha pas
sengers this morning.
Professor McClelland went up to
Omaha this morning to visit the
schools at that place.
Hecehatn's pills cures sick-headache.
Wallpaper reduced in price at
Snyder's, Main street.
. . .
The new stylo of writing "tin
punctuated letters" certainly can
not bo called the fad of the period.
makes child birth easy.
Colvln, La., Vco. 2, 1886.-My wife uied
MOTHER'S FRIEND before her third
confinement, and ayn aha would not ba
without it for hundreds cf dollar.
Sent bf exprei on receipt of prica. 11.50 pur bot- -tie.
Hook " To Mothert " mailed tree"
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