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About The American. (Omaha, Nebraska) 1891-1899 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 26, 1891)
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Uy Mail Promptly Filled. Try Thorn.
MnilAlK WlCUUHUl HUlltnS.
PithtliiUoiilt of Ninth lU'inl
have urbanised it club,
I. n iiU tui ilm Moux ri!inrvitlim
bus hot n opi-iii'ii (or miry.
A lively soohil season I planned
by tbo citizens of Juniata.
Tho (K1J lellow of Doreltclor
dodlenlod their new hail.
Wont I'nlon people havonrgnnlzed
a literary society (or tho winter.
A foundry for tho manufacture of
car wheels wil bo put in oporutioti in
Rov. N. R. Rrown, aged 75, was
married ai Fairfield to Mrs. Rodger,
Tho wife o( Gov. Thayer la con
valoselng from a protruded soigo of
Codar Rupids U la a prosperous
condition, with many now buildings
Tho llopublloan City Town Lot
company has declared a dividend of
$1.72 per share.
G. W. Johnson, of Valontlno. has
found rock upon his farm which makes
the boat quality of llmo.
John Smith, one of tho pioneers
of Nebraska City, died last week
after a lingering illness.
Thomas Slloott of Omaha, plead
guilty of forgory and got eighteen
months in tho penitentiary.
Tho rosldonco of Mrs. Rona Con
rad, threo miles south of Fremont, was
dostroyed by Are last wuok.
Tho Odd Fellows building compa
ny at liroken How has been reorgan
ized and new oflloors elected.
Diphtheria has about vanished
from lleatrlco, where it did not pre
vail to any alarming extent.
Proprietors of tho licatrlco oat
meal plant, recently burned, will soon
rebuild and resume business.
Komeo Hogan, a farmer living
noarCroio, has sold 120, 000 pounds of
popcorn, tho product of forty acres.
Tho work of excavation for Oma
ha's public building has commenced
end will bo completed in thirty days.
South Sionx City now has throo
newspapors, the Dakota City Argus
having recently removed to that place.
Thomas Kgan of Ncbruska City
was found dead on tho floor of his res
idence, lie bad of luto been drinking
Dr. Uoflleman, tho pioneor banker
of Anselmo, expects to leave tboro
about tho first of January for ban Di
J. P. Long's child was kicked just
above tho right eye by u colt, crush
ing the eyo bono. The accident oc
curred at Arnold.
-Charles Lyman, an employe of A.
Rothoud & Co's. planing mill, licatrlco,
had one of his hands badly mangied In
a planing machine
The publishers of Vanity lair,
Lincoln, wero taxed (25 for mailing
an issue of their paper containing un
Jim Talbot, while attempting to
kill a hog for tho Enterprise meat
market last week was bitten in tho
hand by the animal.
Hobert Harrott bus been hold to
the district court of Lancaster county
In $2,000 bull, charged with murder
in tho second degree.
John Kllgore of David City re
ceived a sovoro wound in his thigh last
week by the tlnos of a pitchfork while
threshing at his farm.
Owing to tho prevalence of dlpth
erlain Edgar, the mayor deemed it ad
risablo to prohibit all public meetings
for a poriodof two woeks.
The Omaha and Floronco Street
Hallway company filed articles of in.
corporation with tho secretary of state.
Authorized capital, $200, 000.
Matt Goodwin, who for a time
liTe4 la Omaha, where ho was well
k noun in iuuriiist eircltm suicided
in Chicai I')' Untitling hlnntolf.
(u. 1 I'. Nui.i, ft (miner Uviiii! lu'nr
lloldri'iM. '" I'oiiml tivrr In Mm sum
of $ 1,VHH tin ll,n I' I HI If 11 of aatilV
pit drri'il by Mr. Ntlm ILiliimrrii.
Henry Moi'll.-r. lining north t(
Hooper, hitil it vr'.l put down leeouliy
Unit l 3.iO fi'iH ili'i'ii mid will throw
water over sixty (eel above Urn surface,
-The Itnyford Irrigation I'tinnl and
Water Power company llli'd plats In
the secretary of stme's ollleo showing
thu right n( way of their proposed
(julto a number of I'.eatrii e pini
plu have become stricken with tho
Volasi'O, 'lex., fever and will take tho
exuurloii which Is announced for that
point oarly next month,
Tho Standard (.'altlo company of
Amos, which lant winter fed K.ouo
head, will this winter fed but 2,000
head. The locul corn market is
alToeted by tho change.
Arthur Moan, tho Fontanollo
murderer, 1ms been captured, having
been found on a farm in Itoono county,
Iowa. There was a reward of $700
for tho murderer's arrest.
Tho Dodge County Savings bank
is tho name of ft new financial Institu
tion just organized In Fremont with an
authorized oaplal of $100,000 and a
paid up capital of $2A,000.
The coal sheds and tool house ad
joining tho li. & M. at VV'ymoio wero
dostroyed by tiro. Throo stock cars
wero also burned, and a car of lumber
and one of shingles much damaged.
Over $')(), 000 have been expended
by tho Canal company in Cheyenne
county since the 1st of April. A largo
portion of this amount has found its
way into tho hands of Sidney trades
men. F.lmor Williams of North Jlondhus
a Newfoundland dog which ho pur
chased recently. The dog is only about
a year old and weighs 112 pounds. Ho
will boa monster with another year's
Frank P, Carter, held to ball on a
chargo of burglary and who has boon
a fugitive from the stuio for some time,
was last week returned to Gandy from
Wyoming on u requisition from Gov
Tho grand army post at lloldrcgo
surprlsi'd Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Chapln
of that city by calling upon them in a
body and presenting tho former with
a fine silk mufHer, and tho latter with
an elegant rocker.
Tho refrigerator and bottling
works of John (land, Lincoln, wero
destroyed by fire. The loss Is $.'(.000.
The conflagration caught from tho
furnace, which a now man at tho busi
ness had over heated.
A whlto pelican flew over llutto
City, lioyd county, early Wednesday
morning, Several marksmen tried
their skill, but J. II. Mosier was tho
man who finally brought it down,
When measured it was found to bo
olght and a half feet from tip to tip.
Patrick Dwyer, an Omaha man,
died at I lead wood last week from tho
effedts of injuries received by tho cav
ing of a bank of dirt while he was
engaged In excavating for tho now St.
Ambrose Catholic church.
A son of Lasn Hulmeson of Madi
son county was instantly killed last
week, while assisting his father to
lower an iron pump Into its place. The
tube fell, striking the boy on tho head,
mashing his body into a pulp.
Tho recent cold snap caught the
Missouri river riprap brigade at Omaha
in deep water. An effort was tmido to
get all tho boats unloaded and safely
hauled into dry dock at the govern
ment boat house across the river from
Kust Omaha. Pui the effort was un
successful and eleven of the boats were
frozen into the river. Work has now
shutdown for tho winter.
Never put suit on stunk until after It Is
No mini fulls into contempt but he who
PAHSINU THI OUAMl).
AM nt SlfS'H Ull Atl
Mary A. IU. kord) ki familiarly
nottn nmong Iho soldiers as "Mother
lUekiTil) ki" was a ntulwart, loyal
(ionium woman who did horulo service
during tho war.
Mm usually had her own tents and
details of men to help tier kwp tho
siMip.kettles going. She was ace us
tinned to go where hii plowed, just
wlmii sho plensed, iiud ns nearly all
the soldiers knew her am! her Rood
works, and tunny of them had enjoyed
11 tiu of soup from lior kettles that
wero always full, no one thought of
"Who goes theroP"
"Mother Hlckerdyko," was the an
swer, mid that was enough. Put
there came a lot of now recruits into
camp at 0110 point who know nothing
of Mother Hlckerdyko or her good
One of thoxA was placed on duty
where Mother Hlckerdyko was com
pelled to pass on her rounds among
tho hoHplluls. One dark night she re
turned at a Into hour. A new guard
was passing his beat not far from her
Utile group of tents. As she ap
proached ho challenged hen
"Haiti Who goes thoreP"
"Mother Hlckerdyko," she answer
"Advance and give the counter
sign." "I haven't tho countersign."
You can't puss then."
"Yes, I will; that tent is whore 1
.live, and I'm not going to bother my
self to get tho countersign at this lato
hour. Lot mo pass."
"No, you can't pass."
"I'm Mother Hlckordyko,"
"I don't euro who you are. I'll
Tho seritonno was not finished. She
was physically a very powerful woman,
and quick as a flash she sprang upon
him, sent his gun in one dlreotion
and himself whirling in another.
"I think hereafter you'll know who
Mother Hlckerdyko lsl" was her com
ment as she passed on and otstered her
Tho poor follow had boon taken en
tirely by surprise, and spent the rost
of his time till relieved from duty In
onrching for his gun, but was unable
to find it till daylight next morning.
Ho had heard of army nurses being
angels of mercy; ho now knew they
wore angels of strength, liut after
that ho knew who Mother Hickerdyke
was. Homo and Country.
Science has done a groat deal of late
years in onubllng us to measure things
which at ono time would have beeo
lm possible to gunge In any way. Hut
with all its ingenuity, science hat
nevor yet devised a perfectly reliable
means of measuring a young tnan'a
love for tho lady to whom he is pay
ing attention. Madame do Stool telle
us, in her Memoirs, how tho once
managed to do this with geometrical
accuracy. "I often went to visit, "
she says, "the Demoiselles d'F-plnay,
with whom he spent most of his time.
I generally returned on foot and
he never failed to escort toe
homo. There was a large square to
cross, and at tho beginning of our ao
qualntunco ho took his way along the
ides of this square. I now poroelved
that be wont across tho middle, whenoe
I concluded that his lovo had dlmin
lshod by tho difference hotweon the
diagonal and tho sides of tho square."
Saturday livening Post.
Wan In lirlln.
The fair wages for skilled foroaU
tailors in Horlin are $1.42 a w0f))b
though they run down to $1.10, anfli
the working season is a short one.
Good oloukmakors get $1.60 a woQjft
Young girl workers got from 00 to Q
a week. Tho price paid for makUlf
dozen buttonholes by hand is 2i oouLaV
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