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About The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 23, 1909)
Rugs For All
They are here now and have heen shipped to
us on Consignment only and must
be sold before January 1st.
$200 WorthoISmallRugs $200
These Rugs represent a choice selection and
we guarantee to save you at least 40
per cent on your money. They
will range in prices
From $1.00 to $7.00.
We are ready for the Holidays and invite you
to inspect our showing of
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Toys For The; Kids!
We have a lot of very desirable Toys left
over from last year which we are sellingjat
cost. Call and see them.
A nice line of pictures and picture'frames
can be found at this store. Don't you
f Straight & Streight
The Furniture Men.
PLATTSMOUTH, - NEBRASKA.
OF THE IHR'R
WHAT SUM I,
This question Is most easily answered at the
Variety Store. Our counters are filled with
many useful as wel. u ornamental articles that
will appeal to any ono. For the children, toys
of all descriptions. Prices are not only right
but below the average for the same quality of
merchandise. Get our prices before making
your purchases and you'll save money. Do your
Xmas shopping now and do it at the Variety
The Variety Store
IMattsmouth, Nob., 3rd Door Last of bank of Cass County.
CHRISTMAS IS COMING
Andjwe are here withthe goods
Nouch display of .furniture was 'ever
shown in Plattsmouth and much$of the
stock is suitable for Christmas presents.
Come and see our
RUGS, CARPETS, CHAIRS! 1
and other swell articles, just'thej thing
Just what you want for the little folks
to make them happy, Call andfsee,
what we have.
The Furniture Man, Sixth Street
What will I buy? Win re will I get it? Th'n is the question which almost every one will a,k themselves when the Holiday Season ar
rives. Hut it is u question easily solved if you will rome to us. The advantage you have liere is in the variety of styles and
every piece of goods soid is absolutely guaranteed to be an represented. I would appreciate a share of your trade.
A fine selection of Vases, Flower Holders, Tiles and
Fancy Art Pieces.
Cigar Cnes, Hill Books, Memo Books, Ladies' Hand
SOLID GOLD JEWELRY.
Lockets, Charms. Cuff Buttons, Brooches, Pins, La
Vallicrcs, Chains, Bracelets.
HOLIDAY CUT GLASS.
Bowls, Comports, Vanes, Baskets. Nappies, Ferneries,
Glasses, Flower Pots, 7oc to $1.00.
RINGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD.
Set Rings Signet Rings, Baby Rings, Shirtwaist Rings,
Band Rings, Kngraved Rings, 50c to S2o.OO.
For Beauty and Service. Mantle Clocks, (Sold Clocks,
Kitchen Clocks, Alarm Clocks.
Happy is the recipient of a Ring, Brooch, Stud, Kur
Studs, Necklace, Bracelet, (.'harm', CulT Button:'
That keep good Time. Ladies' Cold ami Gold-Filled
Watches, M( n's Gold and Gold-Filled Watches, Girls'
and Boys' Watches of all kinds. From SI. 00 up.
BRACELETS THAT PLEASE.
Cold-Filled Bracelets, 7. to : 10.00.
Parisian Style Brilliant Combs," Plain and Fancy
STERLING SILVER GIFTS.
Trays, Baskets, Cups, Cigar and Cigarette Boxes.
Plated Toilet Sets, $8.00 to $10.00.
Teaspoons, from $3.50 to $9.00 per M. Teaspoons,
from 75c to $2.50 each.
Ladies' Umbrellas, Men's Umbrellas Umbrellas of
all kinds and prices.
A very large and Well Selected Stock of Imported
Fancy Festoon Necklaces.
NECK CHAINS AND LOCKETS.
Fveiy Conceivable Style and Price Represented here.
Mosaic Frames, Fancy Gobi Frames, all sizes.
HAND PAINTED CHINA.
A grand collection of Rich China from the world's
WATERMAN'S IDEAL FOUNTAIN PENS.
Ask to MT the new Safety Pen.
"ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF M A1N STREET." PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA.
LACE INDUSTRY IN BAD WAY! SOME IDEAS C:J PCL!,::iE33
Season's Caprice cf F?sh!on Hrs Re
sulted in Heavy Falling OTf
The caprices of fashion have told
their tale on the lace indu: try at Ca
lais. There is a serious fallliiK off In
trade. Many lace workers are Idle,
and there Is a fear that those who are
in work will have to suffer a reduction
in waj;es. And all because during the
present year It lias pleased fashion
able women to dress like umbrella.
That is to say, they have abandoned
those garments which required lace as
a fitting adornment. At any rate
this Is the reason given at Calais for
the wretched-condition of the lace
trade. I'nfeitunately for the lace mak
ers the outlook for the future is far
Fashion Is plotting asalnst the tlirec
toire mode and in favor of Louis XVI.
pnniers. In order to stand up against
this new fashion the lace manufactur
ers talk of turning their attention to
the making of silk tulle. Hut they
will first of all have to make their
peace with the rival town of Caudry,
in the Nord, where cheap tulle is be
ing turned out. Apart from the freaks
of fashion America Is blamed for the
present distress among the lace work
ers. Formerly America went to Calais
for lace, but now Uncle Sam decks his
womenklnd with lace of his own making.
Students' Use of Morphine.
Opium, as has repeatedly been ex
plained, is committing ravages among
officers and men ln the naval ports,
and now the Paris Intranslgeant pub
lishes a tale of the addiction of stu
dents in the Latin Quarter to mor
phine. It says that tho young men
who have yielded to the influence of
the morphine habit are not content
to satisfy this unwholesome craving in
solitude, but must needs find compan
ions, so that whole groups are cor
rupted, and the evil is steadily in
creasing. Nor Is this deplorable
weakness limited to the male sex.
Young women, us a matter of fact,
have set the bad example In the Quar
ter, and the men have followed suit.
The Journal, indeed, calls on the po
lice to keep a sharp eye on the es
tablishments of various chemists who,
as it alleges, dispense morphine on
the strength of prescriptions which
are manifestly concocted.
Re.ttunc for Display of Gsod Breed
ing, Which is Divided into
Politeness consists in concealing
from other people the fact that they
annoy you, says Thomas L. Massou in
If a man springs up from his seat ln
a crowded car to give it to a woman
that is politeness. If he permits his
wife to drag a chair form one room
Into the other, while he is smoking
and reading the evening paper, that
Is innocent absorpt'.on.
It nays to be polite when it doesn't
Politeness originated in the garden
of Eden, when Adam fell merely to
oblige Eve. (And yet they say that
man is selfish! )
We should always be polite to our
Inferiors in the presence of our su
periors. Nothing is more effective.
The man who Is truly polite never
forgets himself. Such a man. If he Is
obliged to kick another man down
stairs, will always see that his hat Is
sent out to him.
Children are naturaly impolite, un
til they Hre taught that they cannot
hope to make much money without.
Always bo polite when you are bor
rowing money from a friend. Remem
ber that it doesn't cost anything to
give him the Impression that you are
going to pay him back.
There are two kinds of politeness;
politeness to yourself and politeness
When you come home late at night,
for example, even if you are very
tired, always remove your hat and
coat before getting into bed. It Is
little attentions like that that consti
tute you a gentleman. At the same
time, do not disturb your wife If you
can possibly avoid It. It Is the height
of rudeness to awaken a sleeping
The polite man Is always welcome
everywhere. That Is, almost every,
where except at a bargain counter, a
fire or a financial panic.
Then he Is de trop.
And Drank Only Tea.
Mrs. Meek Sausages are so dell
U s. i lave you ever tried that flat
I' . fleck Only nr.ce; uiy hus
.it i is such polf fiend he won't et
i-w kind but the links.
A young reslanraTit was liTought in
to this city city a few days ago in the
form of a cabbage that is a giant hi
Its class. And there is some rlass
to It, as It fills the lop of a good sized
table and would make a meal for 20
families. The monster Is full threo
feet In height and weighs nearly 20
pounds. It was raised In the garden
of Albert Todesce, of Ilosllndale.
The seed that this cabbage came
from has heretofore never been guilty
of auy such conduct nnd has been sat
isfied to bring forth ordinary editions
of the vegetable that Is commonly em
braced with the name of corned beet.
Buy fcomething useful. Finest line cf Cutlery
and Nickel Plated Ware ever shown
in this town. L Call and see us.
Also Headquarters for
Fancy Kitchen Utensils
1 ool Sets
Aluminum Ware, etc.
Our Coal is the best cool weather comfort
that you will be able to find in town. These
chilly fall winds will soon turn into winter
and you will need the comfort that our coal
will give you. Better order early to avoid
disappointments when an extra
J chilly day comes. X
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