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About Plattsmouth weekly journal. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1881-1901 | View Entire Issue (June 13, 1895)
POLITICAL, PERSONAL AND PERTINENT.
K. H. Wooley has had ox-Chief of
Police Cooper of Lincoln arrested
for the embezzlement of the reward
given for the apprehension of Hill, the
murderer of Matt Akeson. County
Attorney Woodward is trying to dis
miss the ease on the ground that it is
not a erimin il action. Justice Gould
opposes this, and a change of venue
lias been taken to the county court.
Charles lirigham, who was ap
pointed a clerk in the mailing depart
ment of the Uoston postotlice when
Martin Van Huren had just entered
upon his term as president of the
United States, is still there, aftar 56
years of consecutive service, bright,
vigorous, and looking ten years
younger than the eighty that he has
For killing bugs on plants the fol
lowing is recommended: Take some
leaves and stems of the tomato plant
ami boil them in water until the juice
is all extracted. When the liquid is
cold it is to bo sprinkled over the
plants attacked by insects and it at
once destroys catepillars, black and
green tlies, gnats, lice and other ene
mies of vegetables, and in no way im
pairs the growth of the plant. The
Fruit Recorder says that the juice
leaves an odor that will keep insects
oil for a long time.
Even the enemies of Mr. Bryan w ill
be forced to admit that the reception
accorded the brilliant ex-congressman
wherever he has appeared before the
public, has been such as to make every
citizen of Nebraska feel proud tore
member that his home is in this state.
Klmwood has i cigar factory and
Silas (Ireenslate, the veteran mer
chant, is travelling and introducing
its goods. Sy. ought to make a good
Sunday's splendid rain was just
what was needed to bring on the new
potatoes. There'll be no shortage on
that crop this year; that's certain.
I he Union Ledger prints an official
directory that must have been uncor
rected in part, at least since lbV'2,
as Messrs. Bryau, McKeighan and
Kem are put down as the Nebraska
members of congress. Wonder why
the Ledger isn't a nev. spaperV
Horace (Jreely once said: "It is
strange how close men read the papers.
We never say anything they don't like
but we hear of it. If, however, we
happen to say a cood thing we
never hear of that nobody seems to
notice it. We may pay some man a
dtizt'u compliments and he takes it as
a trilmte to his greatness never thinks
it does him any good. Hut if we hap
pen to say anything this man doesn't
like, or something he imagines retlects
on his character, see how quickly he
tlies up and gets excited about it. All
our evils are charged us, but we never
apparently get any credit for the good
$ wm do.'
We are glad to note that our old
friend Henry West fa II. who is well
known in Talmage and Otoe and Cass
counties as one of the best millers of
the state, has been secured to run the
new Klmwood llouring mills. His
name and reputation is enough to
know that the Hour produced will be
of the best. Nebraska City Indepen
dent. l'eople residing in the vicinity of
Nebraska City experienced a severe
electrii storm last Sunday afternoon.
A few barns were struck by lightning
and burned to the ground, while wag
ons and trees were promiscuously
splintered. Several peopje were ren
dered unconscious by the lightning,
but no fatalities resulted. Nearly an
inch and a half of rain fell and one
farmer iiad forty acres of listed corn
Jailor John Denson drove down in
the country Monday on official busi
ness. He reports that the heavy rain
of Sunday lias done considerable dam
age in th vicinity of Rock Creek.
All of'415ig" Frank Young's listed
corn is completely washed out, while
the mud on the roads in some places
nearly covered the hubs of his buggy,
the same being washed frcm adjacent
A foreign scientist has a new test
for death. With a candle produce a
blister on the hand or foot of the body,
if the blister, upon opening with a
needle or other instrument, is found
to contain fluid of any kind there is
still life in the supposed dead body.
Some people who grow weary at a
sermon of more than thirty minutes
will sit for hours in a crowded theatre
or a circus and are sorry when it
Oinali i is keeping up her record for
crime. Last Sunday Wn. II. Chap
pie, a Singer sewing machine ' agent
was shot and killed at the residence of
James Ish. Mr. and Mrs. Ish are both
in jail. The woman claims thai she
did the shooting, but letters were
found on the dead man signed by Mrs.
Ish, which lead the officials to believe
that the woman and Chappie had been
criminally intimate, and it is believed
that Ish found the couple in a compro
mising position and killed the man.
The following anecdote is said to
have occurred in 1801, and gives Abe
Lincoln's views on the money ques
tion in 1SG2: One morning when Sec
retary Chase went to the U. S. treas
ury, some wag had hung upon the door
the picture of a big goose eating up
gold and silver and discharging green
backs. It worried Mr. Chase and he
took it down and carried it over to
Uncle Abe, who looked at it for a
moment, and then said: "After the
war is over they will reverse the bird
and have him eating greenbacks and
discharging gold and silver." Every
since 1S73 the bird has been eating
greenbacks and discharging gold only,
so Lincoln was half right.
We are satisfied that farmers would
make much more of Jtheir gardens if
they would make a practice of growing
and preserving seed for their own use
in abundance. The garden needs a
little of what farmers are accustomed
to call "tinkering around, "but it pays
for all the attention it gets, and the
more the atteution the better it pays.
How dear to my heart are the beans
that were sent us by kind loving
friends in the last car of aid. The
orchard and meadow and deep, tangled
wild wood were mixed with the beans,
and the freight wasn't paid. The old
rotten beans, the worm-eaten beans,
the moss-covered beans, we found
them a sell. So we took Mr. Sack and
the beans that were in it, and threw
the d a things into the well. Cam
bridge (Neb ) Kellidoscope.
The river began cutting away the
banks above Urownville last evening
very rapidly and a largo force of men
wtnt down to look after the same last
night. The river is within four feet
of the track. If it continues to cut
the chances are that the track will
have to be taken up and a stub train
run between the break and this city.
Nebraska City News.
An irrigation plant is being put in
at Pierce, Neb., for a cattle com pan j.
The plant will consist of a fourteen
foot irrigation mill and a ten-inch
pump, having a capacity of one hun
dred gallons per minute. It will care
for from ten to fifteen acres in ordi
Editor Howard of the Papillion
Times declines to be dubbed a colonel
of militia as designated by the gover
nor. He is opposed to the whole
scheme of state militia and says it is
never used save in the interest of
monopoly and for the oppression of
labor. He wants nothing to do with
TAKE TMK 15KLT.
About thirty inches of rain fell on
our good citizens Saturday night and
Sunday. Hemingsford Herald.
The following gem, which has been
going the rounds of the press without
credit, should I e cut out and pasted in
every man's hat a9 a reminder of his
duty when he desires to speak ill of
any woman. Remember this young
man He careful how you speak of a
woman's character. Think how many
years she has been building it, of the
toils and privations endured, of the
wounds received, and let no suspicion
follow her actions. The purity of wo
man is the salvation of the race, the
hope of future greatness and the re
demption of man. Wipe out her
purity and man sinks beneath the
wave of despair with not a star to
guide his life into a channel of safety.
Think, then, before you speak, and re
member that any hog can root up the
fairest Uower that ever grew, so the
vilest man can ruin the purest wo
Satan 13 preparing for a great sum
mer's work, now that many ministers
are preparing to take their vacations.
When Governor McKinley picks up
a paper ami reads of a manufacturing
company increasing the wages of its
employes he throws it down and de
clares that he won't play any more.
President Barnes has secured the
services of the bands at (Jrand Island
and Pawnee City for use of the coming
state fair. The "Pacific Hose Com
pany Kami," Grand Island, is com
posed of thirty-two instruments. The
"Pawnee Military Band" is composed
of forty-four instruments. These two
bands are the very best In the state,
and will play music to lit the ears of
the most fastidious. State Fair Bulle
tin. Some twenty-four members of the
German society of ladiesknown as the
Frauen-verin engaged two large car-
rv.'lllu tliij mnrninrr im1 ilniva nf
the grove of Geo. Meisf nger, jr., eicht.
UIIIC3 WCJl iUI9 tllj, WIIC1C lilCJ Will
picnic today. Tbe party, 'ntend hav
ing a'guoa time, and went prepared
for that purpose, having a geuerous
supply os eatables, and hammocks
swings and all the paraphernelia
nelia necessary to make a picnic a
The Kansas City, St. .Joe & Coun
cil Bluffs railroad company has had
spotters out along the line, and as a
result three of the oldest conductors
in the employ of the road have been
discharged, and several others are ex
pecting the ax to drop upon their
necks in a short time.
Nebraska City is infested with van
dals, who are destroying the property
in the parks of that city. If the per
petrators are caught they should be
summarily dealt with.
Since the blowing of O. II. Wilson's
safe at Dunbar ten days ago local
merchants have ceased to use the com
binations on their safes, as no money
or valuables are left in them. It saves
the burglar the trouble of blowing the
safe, and the owner the expense of buy
ing another. Nebraska City News.
Andreas Ilaftas, the last veteran of
the Greek war of liberty of died
in Athens lately at the age of lift. One
of the streets in Athens is named after
him, and his funeral was a pnblic one.
He had often expressed the wish to
live until 1901 in order to be able to
say that he had seen three centuries.
Boys the world is wide. If you wish
,to be somebody "pitch in." The
brave always have friends. Where
others have gone you can go. If the
old track don't suit, make new ones.
Success is never obtained without ef
fort. If you fail once, try again. If
it's dark, strike a light. Are you in
the shade? Move around; for if there's
shade on one side, there is sunshine on
the other. Take time, boys, don't
hurry too much. Go slow, especially
till you know the road or become ac
quainted with your own team. Mind
your own business. Don't stop to re
tail gossip but go right on, straight
ahead, and you'll cet there.
Largest Circulation In Neliraka
It isn't much wonder that the State
Journal now has the largest circulation
in Nebraska. It has reduced its price
to C cents a month with Sunday, or
" cents without Sunday; it has been
spending more money for Nebraska
news than any other paper; it has on
its stafT such men as Bixby, Walt
Mason and Annin. The Journal is
being pushed at every point and is
climbing steadily and surely away
ahead of the other state dailies. Peo
ple like a Lincoln paper, especially
when it is as good as the Journal.
A Woril in S-m.
The remnant of Major McCourt's
family having gone to join tlwir
mother ami brothers in California, the
major alone remaining to settle up his
business. He expects to stay here
about a month, and requests all who
know thernselVes indebted to him ko
call and settle. He wants no trouble
with any of his old customers, but of
course must have what is due him.
Fakm Loans made at lowest rates.
T. II. Pollock, over First Nat'I Lank.
I.iitt of Letter
Remaining unclaimed in the postofilce
at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, June 1J,
Hattk, Charles Wilson. J. M.
Persons calling for any of the above
letters or parcels will please say "ad
vertised." W. K. Fox, P. M.
A I'roinf iiftit Wlioleaale (irocer of Omaha
., Writ en:
To the atllicted:
Several years ago I discovered a
slight falling and blcedingof the lower
bowel which increased and became
very distressing. I made inquiry as
tothe nature of the disease and learned
that I had a somewhat aggravated case
of Hemorrhoids or Piles. Was told of
several remedies and used them as di
rected, obtaining thereby some tem
porary relief. Not being satisfied with
such slight relief I cast about for a per
manent cure; when a friend directed
the use of the famous Magnet Pilk
Killeu. I used it. Immediate relief
from pain followed, and soon a com
plete cure was affected.
For sale by Gering & Co.
Subscribe for the Wekkly Joun
nal $1 per year, if paid in advance.
I 'A mi LOANS.
Last fall we were told that we could
not borrow money or renew loans if
Ilolcomb was elected governor. Never
theless, I now have money to loan on
good farm security, at a less rate than
ever before. Write or call and see me
if you desire a loan. J. M. Leyda,
12-3H1 Plattsmouth, Neb.
Money to Loan
On farming lands. Low rates, long
times. No delay in securing loans.
Inquire at First National bank. . 7
A Story & Camp organ, in first class
condition, good as new, to trade for a
good fresh cow. Apply to Mrs. G. F.
B. Burton, Marblestreet, Plattsmouth,
or poatofKce box 103.
Tir k W 1: v. k ly - J UvteXrxt.' one'y eat
for one dollar.
The"PianSifter"llouri3 the popular
brand. Ask for it from your grocer.
An Eye-WitnrsH Tell of Some TrcaeherotM
JIurdi'M Ainoni; the Celestials.
An employe of tho Pacific Mail Steam
ship Co., -who wa s stationed at Hoog
Kong, gives the press a remarkable
story of adventure which illustrates the
fiendish barbarity of Chinese warfare.
At the start the Tacping rebellion had
much to recommend it to foreigners. It
L supposed to hava originated in a na
live petting hold of and reading" some
ta-ay&hcets of the liible, printed in a
The Initial impulse was that of re
ligious reform. The leaders declare!
war against idolatry, and set out on a
ernsade to destroy images. Their num
bers and power rapidly increased, and,
as so often happens, it attracted abasci
element of adventurers to its victorious
standard, so that the revolt degenerated
into a mixture of fanaticism and out
A series of victories supplied th
rebels with enough treasure to tempt a
number of foreigners, who were of an
adventurous spirit, and who accepted
services in the rebel army at high pay.
They for a timo did much to keep tha
forces within decent bounds, while theii
knowledge of military tactics and dis
cipline contributed largely to the suc
cess of the campaigns. The agent ol
the I'aeifie Mail Steamship Co. was on
His narrow escape he described it
nearly these words:
'Things went from bad to worse ana
the rebels became perfect devils, with
out honor or compunction of any sort.
I stayed lecaujie it was death to desert,
but finally a sceue occurred which made
me feel that I must try to get away no
Matter what happened. We had in
vested a walled town, and the inhabit
ants had surrendered on the conditioi
that their lives were to be spared.
''The terms were granted, and it wai
agreed that the inhabitants should leav
the city "by a certain gate without theii
arms or possessions, after which thf
town was to be sacked by the victors.
Under this agreement the townspeople
emerged from the narrow gate.
"The Taepings had executioners sta
tioned with heavy swords at either side
of the gate, and as the poor wretches
came out these headsmen would decap
itate the m at a stroke, when eager hands
would catch up the bloody corpses and
Cing them on a heap on cither side. I
was stationed iu the thick of the ma
sacre, and I had to stand in the passage
between the heaps of corpses, and there
I remained till I sttxxl in a stream of
human blood nearly up to my knees.
"This so sickened me that I resolved
to desert that night.
"I managed to elude suspicious eyes
and got to the bank of the river, where
we were at the time, several hundred
miles from Canton. Here I hid in a
thicket of underbrush until night. I
matured a very careful plan of escape.
I had found a log which would just
bear my weight, and my purpose was to
float down the stream by night, con
sealing myself by day in some clump
of shrubbery along the bank. Of course
in f-uch a thickly settled country as
China it would be impossible for
foreigner to go over land without dis
covery. I trusted to luck to get food.
"I would float down with the current
during the night, and at the first streak
of dawn would find a thick bush or a
bit of rank grass,-and hide there tilt
"I slept much of the day. though al
ways on my guard and half awake. Mr
chief fear was of the dogs, who hate
foreigners as much as their masters do,
and have even a keener nose for scent
ing their presence. But, as it happened,
I was n,ot molested by man or beast,
not 1 oegan to LMrttcTtf saaum get to
.-anton in safety.
"But the exposure and lack of food
told on nie very fast and I was rapidly
lie-coining exhausted. One morning I
awoke frcm a half sleep and half stupor
and found to my despair that I had fal
len asleep on my log and had drifted
ashore, without awakening till broad
day. in the midst of a populous town on
the river's bank. What awakened mo
was the clamor of the villagers, who
had discovered me stranded on the bank.
I at once ttiought I had fallen into the
hands of sympathizers with the Taep
ings, alul looked for nothing but a
speed y and a dreadful death.
"I was not long in doubt as to my
fate. I was seized and bound and car
runt in triumph to the public square.
Here I was put in a large iron cage,
uch as is used for the exhibition of
riminals in China, and on this cage was
Inscribed the fact that I was a Tacpinff
rebel. .My sufferings from that time on
I can hardly narrate. One must know
the Chinese to unrrtand the vilenesa
Df insult and of behavior which was
hcuped upon me.
"With the practical spirit of their na
tion my captors claimed me as their pri
vate booty and I was exhibited for so
much a head. Of course as I was a rare
beast I was worth money and on that
tucount was kept alive, but no tongue
itin twll the horrors of my fate. The
bystanders pcltf! iuc through the bars
with all kinds of odious refuse, and
climbed upon my cage and subjected
me to the most indescribable indignities.
I was fed only once a day and given no
protection against the burning sun.
I'h us I lived on day after day, though I
should have lxen glad to die, both on
account of my insupportable misery
and because 1 knew that I was being'
taken hlowly to prison and torture ana
"i. however, did not wholly give up
myself to despair. I managed to com
iiiuuicntc with some of the spectators,
whom I jierceived to Ik; more sympa
thetic than tho mass, and in this way
got information started toward Shang
hai of my eapturo and suffering. My
only chance was that the foreign em
bassies would demand my safe keep
ing' and a trial for treason. Even,
then I supposed I should be condemned
to death, but, at any rate, I should die
In a decent manner and bo buried like
a white man. Just what happened and
how lonjr it took I don't know, for my
Tilr:-vUnS's upt my reason, and for a
looir trrxS-Llvn Vnsane, lut when I came
to myself I found J"'sc. a hosPital I
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