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PUBLISHED WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS
NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY,
M. D. POLK, EDITOR.
Ou Year, in advance
One Year, in advance, . .
Of any Cass County Paper.
ROYD HnYAX STEKNSDOKFF.of Chi
cago, who was named by resolution of
the Dop legislature, his father being a
member from Douglas county, aied in
Chicago from dlptheria yesterday.
The best green coffeo is eellii g in
New York for 6 cents per pound, and
roasted it brings 13$ cents. By the
time its reaches the consumer in Ne
braska it commands 35 cents per
pound. Evidently someone outside
the trust is rakirg in a Dretty rich
The nickel -in -the - slot machines
have at last been driven outof Omuha.
The ordinance repealing the ordi
nance by which the devices were auth
orized was passed at a special meeting
yeterday afternoon and the machines
were immediately ordered out of all
of the saloons. This will save Omaha
about $2,000 per day.
TriE banking interests of the country
seem to be quite unfrieudly to the
adoption of postal savings barks, al
though the experience of England and
otner countries is conclusive as to the
great value of these institutions. Post
master-General Gary is in favor of
them and it seems quite likely that
congress may take favorable action
next month looking to the adoption of
a law that will make every money or
der office a savings hank.
The telegraph says Chris Uartman
of Omaha, has been granted a pensiou.
Mr. Uartman may be deserving', in fact
we do not doubt but what he is, yet
when we see a well-to-do business man
like him obtain a pension, while men
like George Weidman, who are need
ful and whose health is ruined, get
nothing, it makes us tired. There is
a rat in the meal tub somewhe.e and
it is the first duty of the republican
party to right such wrongs.
The Cuban question refuses to down,
and the efforts of Spain to grant a sort
of independent government to the
Islanders looks as though an end to
the butcheries might soon be chron
icled were it not for the fact that the
insurgent leaders declare that they
will accept nothing but absolute inde
pendence of the island. The efforts
of McKinley to bring Spain" to time
so ems to be bearing fruit, but, if Cuba
will not compromise, the war must
continue, and worse tragedies may oc
cur than have yet been noted, if such
a thing were possible.
The state and savings banks of
Iowa increased their deposits a little
more than $3,000,000 in the three
months of July, August and Septem
ber of the tecent year, says the Stite
Journal. The reports of the rational
banks will probably show a still
laiger gain in the savings of the
people. And as the money for the
present crop comes into the state and
goes into general circulation, the de
posits will continue to rise. There is
genuine prosperity in the west. It
cannot be argued down. It is impos
sible to deny it out of existence.
Despite all predictions to the con
trary the Iiukin co-operative colony
in Tennessee is proving successful,
s tys the Bee. The colony has been
doing business three years and the
number of persons there now numbers
220, representing many nationalities
The members are well satisfied with
the colony life and in general the
colony is growing in strength and
usefulness. But wheie one such
colony has been successful there are
hundreds that have failed and it is
yet too early to say that the Ruskin
colony has solved the problem of
"plain living and Irigh thinking."
The Rothschilds have just signed a
contract with the Mexican govern
ment', whereby they agree to colonize
Mexico with a million Europeans dur
ing the next twenty-five years and to
assume a public debt of $110,000,000,
says an exchange. The government
on its part agrees to give one-third of
all public revenues and to pay $100
for every family colonized. There
doesn't appear to be much distrust
between this free silver country and
the money kings, on either side. Of
course the Rothschilds will profit by
it. Whether the Greaser government
will is a question yet to be determined.
"INFORMATION AM) OPINION.
There are no editors in the Klondike
country because potatoes and cabbage
can't he given on subscription. Noth
ing but yeilow gold goes up there,
aid an ediloi would emigrate the
tirst time he got a pocket full.
An exchange has discovered that
there were no boxelder bugs on young
Beckwith, the fellow who married
Robert Lincoln's daughter.
The New York Bible society distri
buted last year in that city
00,424 bibles and testaments in tweniy
four different languages, but the re
cent Tammany victory confirms the J
u-p c on V th- book- b:ve re
ma. ea uuo.nej F.mni Tribune.
Some admire ten t William Jenn
ings Bryan a cabbage stalk tbe other
dny, sajs an exchange which bore
sixteen heads of cabbage. There
were the sixteen and Bryan had the
one. This is tbe deduction and it was
a doubtful compliment.
Mr. N.liie Latta yesterday filed
another suit against John W. Basset,
of Unadilla, for $10,000 'damages for
injury to ber business and reputation,
says the Nebraska City News. This
is the second suit for this amount filed
for the next term of the district court
and the outcome will be watched with
interest. Mr. Bassett was the com
plaining witness against Mrs. Latta
in the case tried in Judge Eaton's
court last week in which she was ac
quitted of the charge of unlawfully
The longest Lolly ride covers 140
mi ts and reaches from Rhode Island
across Massachusetts to Now Hamp
shire. Some of the trolley lines have
an expensive idea ol their mir-sion.
Big church revival services are
f oiug on at Nebraska City and con
siderable interest is shown by a large
number of sinners in that town. Char
ley Bucbner and Pete Bi own, it seems
haarken not to the call, and continue in
their sinful ways, to the special re
gret of their newspaper friends.-
ELEVEN HANDS OF POKER.
to Have Woo
It's the bewildering uncertainties cf
the great game of poker that make it so
popular with most Americans. Systems
and the law of average do not seem to
obtain as much in the play of this game
as they do in most otht-r gamvs of chance
and skill. This point never was more
strikingly illustrated than it was one
night not long ao in the short space of
half an hour.
The game is a regular institution on
one of the late suburban trains out of
New York. The first stop that is made
by this train is exactly SO minutes after
the train leaves New York The game
always starts on time, and the cards are
gathered up and tbe players jump oiT
usually as the train begins to get head
way after the first stop
This explanation is necessary to fully
appreciate the array of hands that makes
the real point of this story One player
with a good memory held in the 30
minutes' play the following liandn. with
Four aces won. of course.
Five full on aces beaten.
One flush beaten.
One straight beaten.
Three aces beaten.
Four sets of aces up all beaten.
Three sevens beaten.
Queens up won.
Jacks up won.
Tens up won
Nines up on fours beaten.'
In this really remarkable collection
of 11 hands only 4 of them were win
ners, and yet the man who held then
says that he came out even. lie got
scared on his five full and on his flush
and just called. He lost considerable on
his three aces, but he won more on his
queens up that he held only once than
he did on his four aces His jacks up
netted hmi more than any other hand
for he had them pat and played them so
on the opening of a fat jack pot.
The five full was beaten by a ten full
and the flush was beaten by a queen
full. None of the other men in the game
thought that his hand was especially
strong or weak, and it would be expect
ed naturally that the array of hands
given above would quit the game con
siderably to the good if one did not
know that most of them were beaten.
New York Press.
How They Were Once Settled by Fair
Fight In Court.
In some parts of Germany, when the
relations of husband and wife become
strained, so to speak in other words.
when each, returning day gives birth to
new squabbles and tbe man's hand is
as ready as tne woman s tongue the
couple were brought before the magis
trate, who, after listening to recrimina
tions, ordered them to prepare for the
ordeal by battle The man was placed
in a cask, which was then nearly filled
with sand, so that he was covered up to
the waist In some towns a pit was
kept handy for the purpose, just as the
ducking stool was kept on Bankside, op
posite St Paul 'a When he was thus
half buried, the man received a short
stick for his right band, while his left
hand was tied up across his chest. He
was thus one armed and could only de
liver his blows if his opponent came
The lady put on a linen garment, the
right sleeve of which was lengthened
In the end was tied up a etoue. The
sleeve projected about 12 inches beyond
her hand. She had thus a formidable
weapon, but in order to use it she had
to get close to the enemy Now observe
the situation and the chances. If she
succeeded in bringing the stone down
upon her husband's head, she might
knock him senseless; she might even
brain him. but in order to do so she
would expose herself to the full blow of
his stick. The battle might, in fact, be
settled by a single assault But mark
the craftiness of man. It was better to
make a woman ridiculous than to knock
her silly. The husband, therefore, if he
was a philosopher, did not try to hit
his wife ; he warded her blows with his
stick. He tried to catch the sleeve upon
his 6tick ; then the stone flew round and
round and the lady was caught She
could not move, and the victorious hus
band dragged her unwilling head first
into his cask. London Queen.
"My hair turned from raven black to
snowy white in a Bingle night "
"That's nothing. 1 went into a pawn
broker's shop once and stayed only 15
minutes. When I came out, my watch
had turned from gold to silver. " Lou
Mr. N. N. Osburn well known at
Woodstock, Mich., was troubled with
a lame back. He was persuaded to
uso thamberiRin a i'ain uaim. it
gave him relief in one night. This
remedy is also famous for its cures of
rheumatism. For sale by all drug
The Hicks' 1898 Almanac and Paper. j
We are informed thai the lS'JSalj
man ic of Prof. Irl It. Hicks is now j
reatiy. and judging from its pnst his
tory, it will i.ot bo m ny weeks in
finding its way into homes and offices
all over America. It is much larger
and finer than any previous issue. It
contains 116 page?, is splendidly
printed and illustrated on fine book
paper, having the finest portrait ever
given of Prof. Hicks. It can no longer
be denied th:it the publications of
Prof. Hicks have become a necessity
to the family and commercial life of
this country. His journal, Word and
Works, aside from its storm, weather
and astronomical featuwes, has taken
rank with the best lileia v, scientific
and family magizinis of the nge. Do
not believe hearsay and repot tf. See
Hicks' alm-inae and pi. per for your
self. You will then know why they
are so poduIht. They are educators
of the millions, and unrivaled safe
guards, to property and human lifo.
It is matter of simple record that
Prof. Hicks has foretold for many
years all groat storms, lloods, drouths
and tornadoes, even the recent terri
ble drouth over all the c;untr3'. The
almanac alone is 25 cents a copy. Tho
paper is$l a year with the almanac as
a premium. Send to
WOKD AND WOKKS VVB. CO. ,
2201 Locust St., St. Louis, Mo.
Old people who require medicine to
regulate the bowels and kidneys will
find the true remedy in Electric Bit
ters. This medicine does not fctimu
late aud contains no whiksey nor
other intoxicant, but acts as a tonic
and alterative. It. acts mildly on the
stomach and bowels, adding strength
and giving tone to the organs, thereby
aiding nature in the performance of
the functions. Electric Bitters is an
excellent appetizer and aids digestion.
Old people find it just exactly what
they need. Price. 50 cents and $1 per
bottle at F. G. Fricke's drug store. 5
To Delinquent lax I'ayerH.
l'LATTSMOUTH, Nov. . 17, 1SU7. All
parlies that are in arrears on their
real estate tax a e requested to make
a settlement at onoe, as after the I
tirst day of December all such real
estate will be sold.
Io:trd will le in -e sion f i om tho
first day of December for the i.urp- se
of confirmir-g such sales.
A. R. ElKEXHAUY,
A yueer (?) MedU-lne.
There is a medicine whose proprie
tors do not claim to have discovered
some hitherto unknown ingredient, or
that it is a cure-all. This honest med
icine only claims to cure certain dis
eases, and that its ingredients are
recognized by the most skilled phy
siiciaus as beiMg the be.-t for Kidcey
and Bladder diseases. It is Foley's
Kidney Cure. Smith & Piiruiolo,
"Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism and
Neuralgia radically cures in one to
three days. Its action upon the sys
tem is remarkable and mysterious. It
removes at once the cause and the
disease immediately disappears. The
fi st dose greatly benefits, 75 cents
sold by P. G. Fricke & Co., druggists.
Take OfT the Horn.
The undersigned is now ready with
a good portable chuto and tools, to re
move the weapons of homed cattle at
10 cents ixjr head fc.r a herd of c ittle,
2o cents for a single animal. It never
gets to cold to dehorn cattle. Any
time after fly-time, until the first
week in April is tho right time. Af
ter that it is too late. If those who
wish to have such wo' k done will ad
dress me at Rock Bluffs, Neb., they
wiil be promptly answered.
S. L. FUKLON'O.
Delays are Dangerou.
Many of your friends, or people
whom you know of have contracted
consumption, pneumonia or other
fatal diseases by neglect of a simple
cold or cough. Foley's Honey and Tar '
a safe, sure ana pleasant ciugh
medicine would have saved them. It
is guaranteed. Smith Parmele.
Diamond Dyes at Gering & Co's.
We have Entirely Re-stocked our 4
f Drug Store and are ready for winter trade,
t We have just received New Medicines,
f New Wall Paper, New Perfumery, New
J Line of Stationary and a Complete Line
M 1 V . .
ot iew druggist sundries.. We will sell
Below Popular Prices and Gaurantee the
f Goods. Our Prescription Line is Com
J plete. All late Remedies always on hand,
f We give Special Bargains in Fine Soap.
J We are here to stay.
f so as to permit us to
OVKR THE STATE.
The Butte wheat buyers paid out in
the neighborhood of $10,000 for wheat
in five days this week. -s.
Holdrege was suffering from a butter
famine recently, not enough being on
the market for home consumption.
Bert Berble of Valley county was
accidently strucK in the eye with an
ear ol corn thrown by his brother and
the sight of the eye destroyed.
One Holdrege firm has been handl
ing from five to eight tons of poultry
per week for some time past, which
has been shipped to eastern markets.
The Maverick b ink of Gordon paid
out over 100,000 on the checks of cat
tle and sheep buyer9 alone during the
month of October. They paid out as
high as $12,000 in a single day.
Mrs. Muniord of Valentine tnrew a
paper sack into the 6tove. She sup
posed the sack contained salt, but
after viewing the wreck of the stove
discovered it was powder instead of
Some unknown persons, while hunt
ing in the timber on J. E. Market's
place at DeSoto, some days ago, shot
and killed one of the finest steers and
tbe foreman did not make tbe dis
covery for a few days.
What does it cost to get tnere ?
When and how should one go ? What
snould one take? Where ure the
mines ? How much have they pro
duced ? Is work plentiful? What
wages are paid ? fe living expensive?
What are one's chances of "making a
s'riKeV" Complete and satisfactory
replies'to the above questions will be
found in the Burlington route's"K Ion
dyke Folder," now reacly for distribu
tion. Sixteen pages of pratical infor
mation and an up-to-date map of
Alaska and the Klondyke. Free at
Burlingidn route ticket offices or sent
on receipt of four cents in stamps by
J. Francis, Gen. Pas. Agt. Burlmgton
j route, Oinaha, Neb.
Dr. Marshall, Graduate Dentist.
Dr. Marshall, fine gold work.
Dr. Marshall, gold and porcelain
Dr. Marshall, crown aud bridge work
Dr. Marshall, teeth without plates.
Dr. Marshall, all kinds of fillings.
Dr. Marshall, all kinds of plates.
Dr. Marshall, perfect fitting plates.
Dr. Marshall, all work warranted.
All the latest anoliances for first
class dentftl work.
2( 0 acre farm. About 125 ncres in
cultivation. A 10 acre bearing peach
and apple orchard, the balance in
pasture. A good stoek well and two
springs. Will rent the whole at $2.75
per acre for one or more years.
Joseph SHEHA.Rock Bluff, Neb.
"The worst cold 1 ever had in my
life was cured by Chamberlain's cough
remedy," writes W. II. Norton, of
Sutter Creek. Cal. "This cold left
me with a cough anil I was expector
ating all the time. The Remedy
cured me, and 1 want all of my friends
when troubled with a cough or cold to
use it for it will do them good." Sold
by all druggists.
JOR SALE A neat flve-roonijjcottage." Good
location. Cistern.city water. I'rice, $50U.
lOURROOM HOUSE Barn. Chicken house.
Two big lots. Price. fcWO.
HREE ACRES All in fruit. Splendid house
I and outbuildings. Near shops. Price, $"U.
Several other splendid bargains in city propertv
NE HUNDRED and sixty acre farm, well im
proved, splendid land, close to Plattsniouth.
$-"0 per acre.
EIGHTY ACRE FARM Good buildings, fine
land. Price, $.2W.
COR RENT lflO acre
farm one and one-half
I mile from Avoca.
$3 per acre, cash rent.
T. H. POLLOCK.
Real Estate, Loans and Insurance
We buy our goods
give Good Bargains.
We Have JustHeceived
. A Full Line of..
And a full stock of White and Deco
rated Gran ite ware. If you need a
Hanging : Lamp,
Or a lamp of any kind, you will find a
large assortment at our store. Hav
ing purchased all cf our ware before
tbe late advance wo c;n make very
OF PHTTSiiOTTH. NEB.
PAID UP CAPITAL. - $50,000
Otters the very Leslr facilities for the
prompt transaction of
Legitimate Banking Business.
STOCKS, bonds, irold. no vernment and lo a
tieourltlea Dnuirlit and aolU. lie 009:13 re
celled and Interest allowed on tUe eortfl
cates. Draft drawn. avallaDie In any
Dart of tho U. S. and all the principle
towns of kurope. Collections tnuae ana
nrnmntlv remitted. Illzhest market
nrlen Dald for county warrants, state
and county bonds.
H. N. Dovey. n. Hawksworth, S. Wangti
F. E. White, G. E. Dovey.
Geo. E. Dovey. I'res., S. augh
H. N. Dovey. Asst. Cashier.
Insure in the German
Fred Ebinper, Affent.
ARE SELLING FOR ONE
By the Bolt or any
... Desired at ...
THIS IS NOT FOR ONE DAY,
BUT A WHOLE WEEK.
PATRONIZE : HOME : INDUSTRIES.
21 Inch Steel Air Tight Stove $4.50
A Fine Russia Air Tight Stove $5. 50
24 Inch Steel Air Tight Stove $5.00
24 Inch Russia Air Tight Stove $6.00
28 Inch Steel Air Tight Stove $6.50
28 Inch Russia Air TightStove $7. 50
TIIKSE PRICES CANT ME HEAT IN OMAHA Oil ANYWHERE F.I.SE.
S. E. HALL & SON,
South Sixth Street, - - Plattsmouth, Neb.
a Fin; Violm rL
) buys a Mandoline,
,r.!-ve Mr.ple, Mahogany or Rosc
v.Ki Finish Fully guaranteed.
j:js An American
, g-iirrj-ttccd to stand.
strings, in Mahogary or Rose,
sf:.m) foi: catalogue of sheet music,
-0 buys a $100 Organ.
iln 11 Pianos B Oigans
ON EASY PAYMENTS.
little used, for $50,
Writ for CaUlofOM And oar Urm. PACTOBI PRICES.
HCKSPE, JR., 1513 D3i's!2S Stmt, OMAHA, NEB.
GET THE BEST...
made in the state. Also everything to be
found in a first-class Hardware Store at
prices which are rijjfht.
$60, SS0 to $100.
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