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THE liEKALD, Established April 10. i86L (UOnsoiiaatea Jan. 1,189a.
PLATTSMOUTH, NEB., APRIL 7, 1897.
VOL. V. NO. 58.
HE PREFERRED DEATH 10 SICKNESS.
James Clizbe of Weeping Water
Takes His Own Life.
While SufTerinff From Temporary Insanity
Caused By a Long Siege of 8icknea
He Cuts His Throat and Soon Expires
Was An Old And Respected Citizen
of Cass County.
Between the hours of 8 and 9 o'clock
yesterday morning, at his home in
Weeping Water, James Clizbo com
mitted suicide by cutting his throat
with a knife.
Mr. Clizbe has had poor health for
a number of years, anil it is thought
that this so preyed upon his mind as
to causa temporary insanity. He had
been able to be about the house the
most of the time. Yesterday morning
all the members of the family left the
room in which Mr. Clizbe was sitting
and upon their return were horrified
to find him dying from wounds in
flicted by his own hand. lie lived
but a few moments.
James Clizbe was w;ell-to-do, own
ing a good farm near Weeping
Water beside other property, in the
city. lie came to Nebraska in 18-39,
nettling at Bellevue. After a resi
dence of a few years ai that place he
removed to his present farm, where
he has resideded since. He was well
known in Plattsmouth, where he fre
quently transacted business and where
he had a large circle of friends. A
wife and six children are left to mourn
his sad demise. He was about sixty
.years of age.
THE KENTUCKY ORATOR TALKS.
Addresses Two Meetings In the City on
Sunday Afternoon and Evening.
George VV". Bain, the Kentucky
orator, was in the city yesterday und
addressed a meeting of young men at
the Methodist church in the afternoon
and a union meeting at the Presby
lei-ian church in the evening. Both
meetings were well attended, the
Presbyterian church being crowded to
its utmost capacity. In his address to
.young men the lecturer's subject was
'The Safe Side of Life tor Youn
IMen." His talk was listened to with
the most profound interest throughout.
The substance of the lecturer's advice
Xo young men was honesty, industry'
-nd sobriety. When a young man
starts out in life with the resolution
that this shall guide. him, the speaker
stated, nothing can prevent him from
roakiDg a success of life.
In the evening Mr. Bain's subject
was "Our Nation's Sin." He said that
all the panics and disturbances in la
bjr circles could be laid to tne door of.
the saloon. He also stated that it
was not a case of too much gold or too
much silver, or vice versa, that has
caused the financial depression, but a
case of too much whisky.
No admission fee was charged at
either of the meetings, but a neat sum
was realized by the collection at the
close of the meetings.
Dumped Into the River.
A few days ago Charles Kdgerton of
this city undertook the task of taking
Mrs. William Fields and daughter,
Una, who reside at Bethlehem, across
'the Missouri river down by the bridge
in a skiff. When the party reached
".the middle of the river the boat struck
:a rolling sandbar and threw Mrs.
Pields overboard. Miss Una at once
Jfeaped into the water to save -her
mother and it was a miracle that
Mr. Edgerton sayed them from drown
ing. He soon succeeded in getting
the daughter back in the boat, but
M rs. Fields floated down the river
considerable distance before she was
rescued. She was in an exhausted
condition when rescued and had to be
carried to her home when the shore
-was reached. It was certainly a nar
row escape, and Mr. Edgerton de
serves great credit for his presence of
The Teachers' Institute.
Weeping Water, Neb., April 2.
'Rev. C. S. Harrison opened the morn
ing session of the Cass County Teach
ers' institute, which is being held
in this city. During the first period,
iProf. Saylor of Lincoln gave interest
ing instruction in reading. Prof.
Saylor is one of the best and most in
teresting instructors that it would be
possible to hear in such a place. He
is a favorite with Cass couuty teach
Miss Lulu Knight of Omaha pre
sonts ono of tho best features of the
institute. This is physical culture
Miss Knight understands her system
perfectly, as well as her method of
presenting it. Every one present is
very much taken by her work.
"Source Study in History" was
handled bv Prof. A. H. Waterhouse
Hif Giiind Island.
The alteinoon session consisted of
uo ut:racive Uc'ures. The first was
i ltv. C. S. Ilarison, the second bv
1).-. Bei-'sey of tho s-tate university
Musiu is given a pi eminent place on
every iMir m.
Bennett Tutt have u luro supply
,f all kind of bulk and package g&r
den seeds, s well as onion seeds.
IT WOULD NOT WOHK.
Two Scheming Politicians Meet With Grief
At the Woman's Clob Meeting.
There are politicians of all grades
and degrees of finesse even here in
Plattsmouth, but for the present
"Cholly" Cummins and Guyromeo
Livingston are entitled to the belt.
Last evening the Woman's club was
holding a meeting at the home of
Mrs. Perry Walker. "Cholly" Cum
mins, who is specially prolific of poli
tical schemes, incubated and hatched
out the brilliant idea that it would bo
a capital joke to slip up to the
Woman's club meeting and capiuro
the ladies, hypnotize them with Guy
romeo's eloquence and get au endorse
ment of the democratic school board
The scheme appeared worthy of a
Talleyrand, and the boys chuckled in
anticipation of how they woulu wipe
the hated republicans off the face of
the earth next Tuesday by the aid of
the women. The next thing was to
carry the plan into effect. The Third
ward leader and his co-partner atonce
called upon the ladies, but did not
meet with a very cordial reception.
Guyromeo made one of his persuasive
talks in dulcet tonei, and "Cholly"
added a few grains of Third ward
logic, after which they retired while
the ladies deliberated. Later on they
called with expectant faces and beam- j
Ing eyes to learn the fate of the repub
lican party, which they imagined was
to be macerated by their brilliant
Imagine their disappointment when
the ladies informed them that their
organization was not political and
they must refuse to take any action
in the matter, as every member would
vote as she saw fit. This was depress
ing, and the two political sachemers
departed in silence with a premoni
tion of the gloomy defeat' in storn fur
them next week.
Woman's Club Meeting.
The Current Literature department
of tho Woman's club, in the absence of
Mrs. Munger, tho lender, was led by
The program was one of unusual in
terest. The routine business was di
versified by ashort parlimetiatarj'drill
which was as usual entertaining, be-
ng led by Mrs. Stoutenborough.
Miss Holloway opened tho program
by a little .'impromptu talk on the
'Educational Value of the .Modern
Story." Her ideas woro original and
Mrs. Herold's review of "Sentimen
tal Tommy" was greatly . enjoyed by
the admirers of that charming book.
Mrs. Streigbt gave a short review
and reading from "Bessie Costrell,"
and although she criticised the work
rather severely, her paper was most
nteresting and listened to with great
Tha closing numbers of the pro
gram wore talks" from Mrs. Snyder
on "Modern Law Making," and Mrs.
Travis onthe Initiativo.and Heferej-
num Laws," followed by a discussion
n which all tho members participated
and brought out many witty and
original criticisms on our present laws
and law makers.
In our report of the "Art Depart
ment" last week we omitted mention
of a reading of an original poem bv
Isabel Richey entitled "A Picture,"
which was quite apropos to the sub
ject in hand and one of her best.
The Kpworth Social.
Nearly a hundred of Plattsmouth's
best young people gathered last even
ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. An
thony and enjoyed themselves as only
light-hearted young folks can. ;
Alter a short business session at
which thirteen new names were pro
posed for membership, the following
program was rendered :-
Song Clifford Wescott
Recitation Miss Nettie Wavhriclit
ocal duet Misses Mertie and Susie Reefer
Recitation ; Miss Maude Mauzy
Song Mr. Colvan of Arapahoe
Music and social converse made
short the hours until time of departure
Iid It With Snow Plows.
General Manager Holdrege and
Superintendent Calvert of thoB. & M.
were well pleased over the work their
two big rotary snow plows did Thurs
day in breaking up the snow drifts
along the line between Gillette and
Sheridan. The line was opened up
Thursday afternoon. To a Bee re
ported yesterday Mr. Holdrege said:
"Yes, our rotaries did great work.
There were lots of drifts between
Gillette and Sheridan from ten to
fourteen feet deep. It was a wet,
heavy snow, too, and it was s hard
obstacle to remove. It was tho heavi
est snow we havo had along our line
for some time, but the rotaries got
through in good shape." Omaha Bee.
Hncklen's Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for cuts,
burns, sores, ulcers, sa.t rheum, fe
ver sores, tetter, ch.ippoi. glmnds, chil
blains, coins, ai d hi! skin eiuptions,
and positively cures pi'.er, rr no pay
required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisf .ction or money refunded.
Pyice 2o cents per box. For tsule by
F. G. F. ioke.
Carriages, L-uggics, sieighs :.nd har
ness at A. Gorder's L irgest line in
Cass county to select from.
New Power Discovered Which Revolu
tionizes the Forcesgof Nature.
New York, March 29. Charles E.
Tripler, a wealthy young man, living
in a handsome bouse facing the
Museum of Natural History, says he
has discovered a way to utilize the
heat of the 6un in producing power
His intermediary, ho says, is the air.
First, he liquefies the air and then he
utilizes the pressure caused by its
evaporation, just as tho pressure
caused by the boiling of water is
utilized in the steam' engine.
Thomas A. Edison says he can not
conceive of such a thing. He said that
Mr. Tripler can get from his liquefied
air only as much power as he used in
producing the liquefaction. Mr. Edi
son snid that if Mr. Tripler's state
ment is true it upsets the universally
accepted theory of the conservation
of energy and all theories of thermo
Mr. Tripler'was experimenting with
his invention before some friends
Saturday night. Pouring liquified air
into a tumbler of alcohol reduced it to
160 degrees below zero (Fahrenheit)
and froze it. S. J. Dean applied a
raatchfto it, and a terrific explosion
followed. Dean was'so badly cut by
flying glass the doctor refuses anyone
permission to see him.
Two others were also more or less
cut, and the glass cut up the table as
thoutrh it had been hacked by a chisel.
Mr. Tripler explains hi-i invention by
saying he used the energy of the sun.
Asked how he got his liquified air, he
answered: "I use a certain amount
of power to get a quantitj- or liquified
air to start with. . That power is
furnished to me in the plant of the
Metropolitan company. Once started,
the process is coutinuous."
Wilt lie Highly Entertained.
Those who were so fortunate as to
bo present at the "Ladies' Day" en
tertainments given' by the Presb'
terian ladies last vear will remember
how popular they were, and will be
pleased to learn tbey are to be re
sumed this year. The first of the
series will be given next Thursday
evening at the homo of Mr. and Mrs.
II. J. Streigbt, but instead of "Ladies'
Day" it can be more properly styled
"Gentleman's Evening." An "Art
Talk" by Mrs. Snyder will be the
feature or the evening, and those who
have heard Mrs.'Snyder on this topic
can attest that she does indeed bring
"All that imagination's power can trace.
ISreatlied in the pencil's imitative grace;
How on the canvas, form and feeling
The painter's art is lifo revealing."
After the Art talk, refreshments
will be served, for the ladies are
aware that there is nothing more sure
to take hold of tho best feelicgs of
"That all-softening, over-powering knell
The tocsin of the soul the dinner-bell."
The usual rule of such occasions
will be reversed, however, and the
"new woman" will in all humility
stand back, whilo the erstwhile "lords
of creation" dish up the evasive oys
ter and practice their well-known
graces while "waiting on the table."
All other inducements laid aside, it
will be worth the price of admission,
'25 cents, to see how "au-fail" the
Plattsmouth gentlemen jnay become
whe:i allowed to come to the front
liemember the time Thursday even
ing at Mrs. Streights.
The Missing Omaha Lawyer.
Attorney Cavanaugh left Omaha
March 13 for St. Louis on a busi
ness trip. 113 intended to call upon
several parties in St. Louis regarding
business of the hrra and also upon pri
vate business. Letters written March
14, on the letterhead of the Planters
hotel in St. Louis, were received by
his wife and other parties in this city.
and that was tho last heard from him
or of him. After a reasonable time
had passed without any new6 from
him, efforts were made to locate him
it wrs learned mat be had not regis
tered at the Planters hotel or at any
other St.. Louis hotel,, unless he had
used an assumed name." Neither had
he called -upon, any of the parties with
whom he had intended to transact
business. - No trace whatever has boen
discovered of him 6ince March 14.
Omaha Bee, ' .
Americans are the most inventive
people on earth. To them have been
issued nearly 000,000 patents, or more
than one-third ' of all the patents
issued in the world. No discovery of
modern yearsaas .been of greater
benottt to mankind than Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy, or has done, tnoro to relieve
pain and suffering. . J. VV. Vaugn, of
OaKton, Ky., says: "I have used
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy in mv family for
several years, and find "it to he the
best medicine I ever used for cramps
in the stomach and bowels. For sale
by all druggists.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any enso of Catarrh that cannot tie cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
K. S. CUKNKY & CO.. Props.. Toledo. O.
We the underpinned, have known k J.
Cheney for the last ir ve:irs. and bellere
him perieutly honorable in all business
iraiisauiionsana Cnuocllly able, to carry
out any obligations made by tneir firm.
W est & 1RUAX, Wholesale Druzsclsle, To-
Vai.dino. K inn aw fc Marnin. Wholesale
urugisis. loieao. O.
Hall sUUrra Cure Is taken Internsllv
acting directly upou the blood and mucou
suriaces or t tie system. Price 75c. uer bot
tle, bold by h HrufrjcJsts. Testitni inlals
INFORMATION AKU OPINIONS.
A bill for the relief of William J.
Bryan, introduced in the senate the
other day, concerned not the .late
democratic candidate for president,
but William J. Bryan, postmaster of
San Francisco, who asks for $9,000 to
reimburse him for. the theft of postage
stamps to that amount. The other
Bryan can relieve himself at any time
by simply making a speech. Kansas
A Georgia newspaper man is going
to give up journalism because he
thinks editors are not treated fairly.
'A child is born," be says, "tho doc
tor in attendance eiets $10, the editor
notes it and gets 0; it is christened,
the minister gets $4, the editor writes
it up and gets 00; it marries, the min
ister gets another ; fee, the editor a
piece of cake or OOOj in course of time
it dies, the doctor get9 from $5 to $10,
the minister gets another $4, the un
dertaker gets $25 to $40, the editor
prints it aHd receives 0000 and then
the privilege of running free of charge
a card of thanks."
The efficiency of the postal service,
not only in the United States but of
the whole world, was exemplified re
cently in a funny way. A gentleman
living in New York addressed a letter
to "Mark Twain, God Knows Where,"
and the epistle was in due time de
livered to the famous humorist at his
lodgings in London. Beardstown
- Verdict for Defendants.
The $10,000 damage suit of Mrs. Sam
Arche. against several local liquor
dealers came to a sudden ending this
afternoon at about 3 o'clock, when the
jury, alter dellDeraung lor about
thirty minutes, returned a verdict for
The outcome of the case is not a
surprise to people familiar with the
details, and the verdict gives general
Horses For Pasture.
Splendid pasturage for 300 head of
horses in the Loupe valley can be ob
tained by seeing George Edson. This
is a good opportunity to get your
horses and colts through the summer
very cheap. The stock will be taken
from here and returned, and the en
tire cost for the season is only $3 per
head. Address Geo. Edson, Platts
mouth, or leave word at W. D. Jones'
livery barn. J"7"
Coughs Relieved at Once
And every bit of relief is a part of a
cure that will stay a cure. Use Bal
lard's Horehound Syrup and note how
quickly you are cured and how well
you feel afterward.' Specific also for
whooping cough , and croup. John
Coffin, Kirwin, Kans., says: "When I
began to use Ballard's Horehound
Syrup for consumption the doctor had
said that I would die in a few days.
Am now upand around. Uave no more
pain in chest or lungs." Price 25 and
50 Cts. No benefit, no pay. Sold by F.
G. Fricke & Co.
Ed Miller, Ed Curtis and Tom Mc
Carthy, suspected of having robbed a
farmer named John Belson, living near
Arbor,Neb. , were brought in from
Plattsmouth by Chief Melick last
night. The three had been in the cus
tody of Sheriff Holloway of Cass county
for the reason that it was understood
they had robbed a man near Alvo in
stead of Arbor, but this was wrong.
Some of the stolen articles were
found on tho men. Lincolu Call.
More Mills Start ( p.
Puovioence, K. I., April 5. The
Valley Queen and Royal mills at River
F'oint. operated by B. B. and It.
Knight, started on full time this morn
ing. -The mills have 65,000 spindles.
1,700 looms, and employ 1,000 hands.
Notice te Creditors.
State of Nebraska. ?
Cass County. J
In the toatter of the estate of Anna Ma
none v. deceased.
Notice Is hereby (riven that the claims and
demands ol all persons against Anna nia
hnnev. deceased, late of said countv and
state, will be received, examined and ad
justed by the county court at the court
house at Plattsmouth, on the Sth day of
November. A. I. at II o'clock in the
forenoon. And that six months from a nil
after the 8th day of May. A. 1). Wi. Is the
time limited for creditors of said deceased
to present their claims for examination and
Oiven under my hand and seal this nth day
of April. A. l. w
. George M.Spirlock,
(seal) County Judge
Notice to Creditors.
State of Nebraska.
flfiinitv if Cass. i
Jn ttie matter of the estate of Martin Mahoney,
Notice i9 hereby given that the claims and de
mands of all persons against Martin Mahoney.
deceased, late of said county and state, will be
received, examined and adjusted by the county
rnnrr il, rmirt house ill Plattsmouth. on the
hth day of November. A. I). ISitT. at 10 o'clock in
the iorcnoon. Ana mai six mourns uum huu
alter the Mh day of May. A. I). lf7. is the time
limited for creditors of said deceased to present
thiir Haims lor pvamiiialion and allowance.
liiven under mv hand and seal tins ath day ot
April, A. 1). 17.
(Stall George M. bin rlock. .
By virtue of an order of sale issued by George
t. nousewortti, clerk ol district court within and
for Cass county, Nebraska, and tome directed. 1
will on the 8th dav of Miv. A.I). It7. at II
o'clock a. m. of said day. at the south door of the
court house in the city of Plattsmouth, in said
county, sell at public auction, to the hiehest bid
der lor cash, the fallowing real estate to-wit: The
wesi nan oi tne northwest quarter of section ,
town 10. ran ire 14. east, in Ca
together with the privileges and appurtenances
thereunto belonging or id anywise appertaining.
lhe same being levied upon and taken as the
property of Lucinda Kowe. et a!., defendants, to
satisfy a judgment of said court recovered by
John Smith, plaintiff, and iamuel Waugh as ex
ecutor of the last will and testament of John
BiacK, ucica:-cu. asaiusi saia aelenaants.
Plattsniouth..Nebraska. April 6, A. L. 1H97.
Sheriff, Cass countv. Nebraska
Housekeepers, attention: We
are closing out below cost our
stock of Brussels Carpets. A
Special for the month of April:
We will make and lay in your
home the best body Brussels for
85 cents, or the best Tapestry
Brussels for 75 cents a yard.
Former prices on these goods,
$1.25 and $1.35.
We have a larger line of Mat
tings than ever before from 10c
a yd up. Brussels Rugs, 1 1-2
yds long, 99c.
Window shades, good opaque
cloth, fringed ancT spring roller,
See our Spring Dress Goods
in checks and all the new mix
Wash goods, Organdies, Dim
ities, Lawns and the new Lappet
Stripes, Jaconats, etc.; 36 inch
Percales, 10c and 12 l-2c.
Wrappers from 79 cents up.
Shirt Waists all new we have
not one of last season's Shirt
Waists in stock:
DR. W. M. FOL.L.ETT,
The well known specialist
ot New York is now at
THE CITY HOTEL
and will be for the comintr week
where he will be glad to see anyone suffering
FROM CHRONIC DISEASES
of the Liver, Kidneys. Skin. Rheumatism and
Neuralgia. Hart, Nerve and Stomach troubles.
Malaria, Chills and Fever, Catarrh, Bronchitis,
Asthma and Lung affection. Diseases of Women
and Children, Nervous prostration, etc.
It H EC MAT ISM. Til BOAT AND LlMi
IJISKASKS A 1'AKTICtLAK
All cordially invited and welcome whether they
take treatm.-nt or not. Treatment moderate in
cost and fully euuranteed to be satisfactory. Dr.
1 ollett has had twenty-eignt years oi experience
as a specialist in an cnronic uisec. niceiiug
with universal success. Many cases are incurable
The doctor takes no case to treat except he leels
confident he can cure or materially benefit the
Calls made at your residence in town without
charge where treatment is given. Notice of calls
through the nostoftice or at hotel, rarior en
trance east side on Third street.
Office hours 1 to p. m. All medicine purely
vegetable. Outside calls made during forenoou.
NEW : ftDV&RTIS&M&NTS,
HINDERCORNS Theorem Carea
Corns. Stopin pain. Makwi walking fv. l.r. Druf girtt.
CTransrs and beaatific the nalr
Promotes luxuriant crrowth.
Never Fails) to Bestore Gray
iiair to Its Youtnrui toior.
Cure acalp diseases it hair i ailing.
3Qc.and tl.W at Drupgiits
RToaanVUFiOUmr I IVB or turn
Indlawtion, Painful Ills or lxblhty of any kind use
jJiSSS GIKGEB TONIC. Many wbo were hop
tewttoa disuouneea iiart) reamed bealth hi it uaa.
Missour Coal, Genuine Canon City Ccwl
I.rirc orrirr- at K. S. White's
House and Sign Fainter
PAPER HANGER, Etc.
PLATTSMOUTH, : NEBRASKA
DOVE T& SO
Our Grand Easter Opening
Begins Monday, April 5,
And will continue throughout the entire week.
The Finest Yu Ever Saw
Is the right way to describe the elegant
line of Millinery at
MRS. M. A. STREET'S.
Everything bright, new and up to date. Such beautiful
Ribbons, Stylish Hats, and other articles going to make up a
a perfect line of fancy Millinery are well worth seeing.
EST rigs for Weddings, Fuaarala
f : Ss rTrn
attended to promptly. Terms reasonable. Cash preferred.
rates. 1 Telephone 76. " ; .
N. B. W. D. Jones auctioneer
a a aiaMala I I 9 .Ijawi, ,!' lgaa n im I
I Emm m m x J ma m m a m m w m m m m or
Also White Lead, Linseed Oil, Brushes, Var
nishes, Glass and Putty.
F. G. Fricke & Co., Druggists.
This deartment has been en
larged to' meet the demand of
our largely increased trade.
Ladies' Chocolate, lace Shoes,
Child's Black Shoes
5 to 8 at 68c.
8 1-2 to II at 88c.
11 1-2 to 2 at 98c.
Corsets, Corse tvS,
We are agents for the cele
brated "Gage Down" Corsets
and we just received another in
voice of dress gown Corsets.
Regular price, 75c.
Our price, 50c.
All departments are now com
Lace Curtains from $1 a pair.
Swisses and all the new ma
terials for curtain goods.
W. D. JONES...
Oldest : Liveryman,
or Pleasure Parties, etc.
Call and pe'.
oil kinds of eoods and tnrm stock
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