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THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1881.
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Honeloss liiim ami dried beef by
Stevenson & Cross.
Extra copies of the advkutiskh
at A. W. Xickell's.
Berkshire hogs, highbred for sale
by Stevenson & Cross
Senator Van Wyck has let the con
tract for his now residence in Washing
ton, 1). C. lie is in Xobruska now to
spend a few weeks.
Stoves, furniture, and queeiifiwuro
by Stovenson & Cross.
For a good Cooking Stove with tho
most and best trimmings, call on Wil
ling Hros. & .lordon.
Oilcloth, brussols and hemp car
pel, by Stevenson & Cross.
When you want a good meal, call
at J. H. Hawkins' restaurant, tirst room
east of .1 udkins' furniture store. Meals
onlv Uo cents.
Dried beef at Co
lon's. Hain Wagons whips and cross-cut
saws by Stevenson & Cross.
A. W. Niekell, the live druggist and
book seller of the town is always up to
the times and ready to meet the de
mands of his many customers. lie has
just made arrangements by which ho
receives the St. Joseph daily papers
tho morning they are printed, by six
o'clock. lie. receives from To to 100
copies every morning. This also shows
the reading spirit of our people.
An odd looking ami acting char
acter appeared on our streets last Fri
day morning. Some of our skilTmen
set him over tho river from the Mis
souri side. He was ragged, dirty, bare
of hind and foot, hair and whiskers
brown, and looked as if tncy bad not
been combed for weeks, or months;
of large, strong build; about forty years
old; had an old coat thrown over his
le'ft shoulder, and carried a bundle of
old clothes under his left arm. He
walked in the middle of the street,
looked neither to the right or left, as
he came- up from the river and proceed
ed westward. When ho had got three
or four blocks up Main street Sheriff
Kleekner thinking it his duty, as it un
doubtedly was, to investigate so strange
a creature, started after him, followed
by a crowd of boys and mon. He went
quietly back with the officer, who put
him into the corridor of the jail until a
legal examination into his case could
bo had. When it was found that he
was of some foreign country, an in
terpreter was sought, and Chris.
Houghbold, who talks several lan
guages, attempted to interview him,
but tho language of this man was too
much for oven Chris. Ho found out
however, that ho was probably a nativo
of Slavonia, a province of Austro-Tluii-gary,
or of some province where the
dialect is a confusion of German and
Slavic. He was also understood to say
that he had been in America about
Hoven years. It was the general be
lief from his tirst appearance that he
was crazy, which was confirmed after
ward by the decisi m of the board of
insanity. He was questioned closely
as to where he had worked and whero
ho had lived in tho I'nited States, but
he could not or would not give any sat
isfaction in that respect. When ques
tioned as to his muiifl he spoke a word
that sounded like Frosh. It is proba
ble that ho is an incurable lunatic that
has escaped or been turned loose from
somo asylum. His hands are soft,
showing no signs of recent hard work.
"What will this county do with him?
We will add in tins connection that
Sheriff Kleekner acted right and with
in tho bounds of his duty in arresting
this strange human being. IIo was not
a fit creature- to run at large, at liberty
. to thrust his scarey and dirty presence
into any houso that his crazy impulse
would suggest. Ho seems to bo harm
less; so Clark seemed just before he
committed a double murder. There
aro laws with humane provisions for
such unfortunates; let such betaken
caro of, accordingly, always promptly.
Tho proper protection of society de
mands tlds of its officers chosen to en
force and oxocuto tho'law.
Prunels at Dolen's.
T. J. Frazlor and wifo of Hum
boldt visited friends in tlds city last
Perry Tipton arrived homo from
Santa Fo, New Mexico, Wednesday
-- G. W. Fairbrother, jr., returned
from Calvert last Saturday evening
Hen. H. Thompson is suffering
from tho old wound in Ids shoulder
this week, and is unable to be out.
Will. F. Harret, now of Kansas
City, arrived in Hrowuville Tuesday
evening, on ids way to visit a brother
in (Sage county.
Mrs. H. 0. Heikes arrived in town
last Friday evening, and Holla is now
preparing for housekeeping. Wo aro
glad to welcome them as residents of
our city again.
W. II. Kincel (a brother of Mrs.
H. Stroble,! and family, of Goshen,
Indiana, arrived in tins city on a short
visit last Wednesday. They had also
been visiting relatives in Dakota, and
started for their homo on Monday.
Charlie Moore, sou of Mrs. Har
riet Moore, at Scott City, is suffering
witli a severe attack of inflammation
of the brain. His life for a day last
week was despaired of, but wo are
pleased to know that he is recovering.
Mr. O. A Churchill, and wife, of
Little Falls, Minnesota, arrived in tho
city Wednesday of last week. They
aro the father and mother of Mrs. Dr.
Collins of this city. Mr. C. is delight
ed with what he has seen of Nebraska.
Gov. Furnas, we see, is booked for
agricultural and horticultural addres
ses, at both, Cincinnati, Ohio, and
Hoston Mass. in September next.
These duties, in addition to those of
our State Fair, and also the important
position assigned him by the Iowa,
Missouri, Nebraska Inter-State Fair,
at Hamburg, for the same month, he
will have his hands full.
G. W. Taylor, Esq., late of Sidney,
Iowa, has located in Hrownvillo and
become the law partner of S. A. Osborn,
Fsq. Wo have not had personal ac
quaintance with Mr. Taylor, bid. un
derstand that ho is a young man of fine
ability in his profession. Mr. Osboin,
for the present is engaged, most of his
time, at Calvert, and Mr. Taylor will be
hero to attend to business of the linn.
Dolcn has just re
ceived a case of new
prints call and see.
Furniture, large stock, low prices.
Stevenson & Cross.
Oat meal at Do
Now Homo sewing machine, all
styles, at Stevenson ic Cross.
The boss flour is made by
Henry Shifter al Jfome
woocl's. Call for Gold
The best cook stove, with the
latest improvements, you can buy of
Stevenson & Cross.
IM KM Kilt.
I have just received a car of Champion
machines consisting of Mowers,
Reapers, Combined machines and
new Twine Hinder, Call and see for
yourself. David Camphkm,.
in Clothing, Hoots, Shoes, Groceries
and Millinery Goods go to .John
McXeal. Lowman's stand.
For the next sixty
days McGee & Moore
will sell all kinds of
summer goods at cost.
Collins and furniture, a large stock
of all styles by Stevenson & Cross.
Just received a new and largo lot of
Cook Stoves, tho latest stylo, and can
give you tho best trimmings for tho
least money. Call and soo
WILLING UHOS. & .JORDAN.
Want butter and eggs. Highest
prico paid by Stevenson & Cross.
Champion Reaper Mower
AND NEW CORD BINDER,
For salo by David Cami'ukll.
Flour, of all Grades,
Selectdtl Teas, Pure Coffee and
Choice Syrups and Molasses,
Dried mul Cnunetl Krult lit Variety,
Glass and Queensware,
Also, a complete stock of Ciytirs ami
Tobacco, and a full stock of Candies at
Weather reduced in temperature a
few degrees, and everybody is glad.
Hain, rain, now is the prayer, and
tho rains descended on Tuesday and all
Mrs. Dr. Mod row is quite sick.
Nellie Young is sick with measols.
Little Joe Miles is sick dropsy.
Apples are ripe and quite plenty
in some orchards, others not many.
L zzio Lorslen, a confirmed inva
lid, was much worse for a few days; is
Harvest is about over, and mod
Charles Summers is getting better
has been sick.
Wo received a copv of the Calvert
f'nttriir, and was surprised at its ven
erable and dignified appearance. We
did not expect such complete news in
its first davs. It seems to have sprung,
full Hedged into existence, like Minerva
from the head of Jupiter.
If tho modo of punishment tells
tho degree of civilization of nations,
where will tho deliberate hanging of
men place a people? Of all tho scones
enacted in the tragedy of human life,
tho most terrible is the execution of a
human being on tho gallows, and the
brutalizing and devilizing influence
which goes out from such scenes will
deepen the desire for crime and darken
the mild passions, and strengthen the
desire for the pistol and the rope. It
irresistably urges men on to crime.
Attention Farmers !
If you want the host Head
er fet the
DIudeat Pelt in, III., and, for
sale b if
JA " CAMPBELL.
Honored mill IIIhn'iI.
When n hoard of imiiIihmu pliytdelnns imd
clitHiilMtHiinnoiniced tin- illwnvory Hint by
combining sonui well known vuhinblc
ri'tn.idlprt tho most wonderful iiicillultio wits
produced, wlnnti would euro Midi a wldt
ruilKu of dlmmses Dial iiiohI all ollior
ri'MU'dli'N could be dlspiMiHPd with, iiiiuiy
were Hlcoptlcul; but proof of Its nuirltH by
outtml Irlul litis dlxpullcd nil doubt, mid to
tluy tho dlHuoveruru of that ijront medicine,
Hop IlltttorH, me honored ntid blessed by nil
Buy no other than
WALTEK A. WOODS',
These are the leading machines. For
sale by the "Regulator."
Sardines in mustard
Tho causo of tho President's relapse
on the 2:5d, was the formation of a
largo abscess, half as large as a man's
head, filled with pus. Or. Agnew lo
cated the abscess near tho spine and
mado ;n incision about an inch and a
half deep, from which the pus was all
expelled, permitting a thorough clean
sing of tho wound. Somo small pieces
of bone from a rib that tho ball struck
have been extracted with tho pus.
Sinco tho relapse the President has
been much weaker than boforo, and
not so well, apparently, but sinco tho
operation by Or. Agnew, there is no
doubt ho has not yet been in a better
condition for permanent recovery.
Our latest news before going to press
is that ho is improving and no further
difficulty with the wound is feared.
Lunch ham at Do
len's. WIRE! WIRE!!
.Toliot, Dakor and Sciitts' patent li
censed wiro at lowest prices.by Will
ing Hros. & Jordan.
At Willing Hros. & Jordan.
A sensation, inexpressible, was
created at and about- tho two centers
of this countv last week when the
news was received that Sheridan was
to have tho M. P. depot, and that Cal
vert was not to have any M. P. depot.
Tho Calvert fellows expressed their
sentiments with a "big big O," while
at Sheridan they were stricken sense
less with pure delight; and even Judge
Morgan, when ho heard from "authori
ty" that Sheridan's proposition was ac
cepted, jumped up and' cracked his
heels together twice in mid air without
the use of his cane. It is a fact, we
guess, Sheridan is to have tho M. P.
depot, and the citizens there i-avo a
reason to rejoice, for tiiat gives them
at least an equal chance for life and
prosperity with. their rival, Calvert,
which will have a H. & M. depot. It
is now understood that tho M. P. will
follow tho Nemaha bottom about three
miles below SI eridan when it will
cross tho 11. & M. track about two
miles southeast of Calvert, at the
farms of derluw and Ford. And there
is some talk, witli probably not much
probability, of laying oil' a town at the
junction; witli the view of "setting
down" on both Sheridan ami Calvert.
Hut there are any quantity of railroad
rumors now atloat, everybody lias an
opinion, and nobody knows anything.
We'll only know which way the cat
will jump when we see the feline jump.
Hams and bacon at
Ladies who fail to see
(he lace remnants al J. L.
McGee's miss a, bar gain..
Jack Smith and his wife, colored,
are having trouble. Jack got drunk,
abused her, she left him and went to
her brother-in-law's, Wesley Pooh. On
Tuesday Jack loaded up with tangle
foot and went out to Wesley's houso
and ordered his wife to go home. She
not seeming to obey promptly, be gave
her a beating, hitting her witli his
hand, and then picking up a club big
enough to knock a steer down broke it
over her head. Wesley, working near
by, then appeared on the scene and
Jack ran into the brush. Wesley fol
lowed him with a shot gun and pepper
ed Jack with bird shot, not hurting
him much, (low Furnas and his son
George, on their way home from tho
farm, came along in time to stop the
fuss, and probably tuao Jack's life.
They took him in the spring wagon and
brought him to town. Jack's wife had
Jack arrested, and he lyul an examina
tion that evening before Police Judge
Winters, on charge of attempting to
kill. Jack was required to give bond
in SlbO for his appearance at the next
term of court, failing to do this he was
taken to jail. Whisky is "had medi
cine" for colored folks as well as white.
Hut for this curse of white and black,
Jack and his family would not now bo
in tho trouble they are.
will soon, receive the
best and finest line of cloth
ing, boots and shoes ever
brought to this market.
.Voung men who tuanl a
nob i j sail, can be sailed al
J. L. McGee 's.
Large stock of cook stoves just re
ceived by Stevenson & Cross.
Salmon, trout, mack
erel and white fish at
When Sol Kossoau with ids fast
freight-team and six passengers was
four miles south Sierravill. Nov., one
day last week, a single robber stepped
out ami ordered a halt. Kossoau and
the passengers dismounted and form
ed in line at the robber's command, and
the team was hitched at one side of the
road. With his double-barrelled gun
the robber kept ids captives alive for
an hour, when the Sierra Valley jjtago
came along. Its four passengers wen
ordered into lino with tho others,
while Mr. Kiixtou was orlered to take
a big stone and break open tho Well's
Fargo treasure box. Tlds ho did with
the robber's gun pointed at Ids head.
When the treasure was deposited on
the ground the two parties wore order
ed to mount and drive on, and the
robber was left alone with his treasure,
Screen wire all colors and widths at
Stevenson & Cross.
Fruit Jars and Jelly Glasses
Hy Stovenson & Cross.
ii. )fcjjin ii I man i imm. miutruv n'Hau iqmumf
Those who sing or lovo that old song, .
"Kathleen Mavourneen," will ho in
terested, and at the same time surpris
ed, to learn that its author, Nicholas
Crouch, also the composer of several
other popular songs, is employed as a
varnisher in a furniture factory in Hal
tiinoro. In appearance he bus' a mark-(
ed and expressive countenance, sinewy'
form, and iron-gray hair. He is ap
parently an ordinary mechanic, but tho
brain which was once so fertilo witli
ideas can still conceive thoughts worthy
of the man. His history is interesting
because of his numerous successes ami
failuies. He was born in Kngland in
IMS, and began a brilliant musical ca
reer as a violinist, making considerable
fame as a performer, and being intimate
with Kossini and oilier famous musi
cians of the earlier part of the century.
He came to America ns a solo perform
er, and was quite successful, accumu
lating a fortune. Illness and specula
tion brought him to destitution, and
he finally landed at Kichmoud, Va,, as
a choir-leader and music-teacher.
During tho war of tho rebellion ho
served In the Confederate army, and
sustained severe injuries in the losing
cause. From the Held of Leo's sur
render ho made his way, after a time,
with three ribs broken and a hand bad
ly smashed, to Kuokingham Court
House, Va. Here he entered the ser
vice of a Mr. Perkins as a gardener and
farm hand, glad to earn in an honest
way a crust of bread. From this place
he came to Haltiinore, where he has re
mained over since, working for Ids sus
tenance with hands that once recorded
tho most delightful melodies and won
applause from sovereigns.
The boss seiuing machines
are kept by J. L. .McGee.
Oasolino stoves by Stevensou &
Fresh fruit of all
kinds at Dolen's.
Harvest Is well nigh over.
Hubert Kryant threshes one bun
dled bushels of wheat from fifty acres.
Parties are to begin work on tho
brick yard the 25th.
S. X. Miller has gone to Tecninsoh
to make settlement ns administrator on
the estate of Mr. Curio.
Mr. Cross, of the Chicago Lumber
Co., was in Sheridan Saturday. It is
not known whether ho will open a yard
at Sheridan or not.
drading on the M. P. II. I., be
tween Sheridan and tho north lino of tho
county is to commence between thy
1st and Kith of August.
A. If. dihuore. of Hrownvillo. was
in town several days last week and
went home a richer man.
Mrs. Willox has bought a houso
and lot in Sheridan and gone to house
keeping. Philip Crotlier was in town Sat
urday, and while here had an artificial
eye put in by Or. Opperiuan.
William Fitzgerald, agent for .John
Fitgerald, was in town Saturday pas
sing around the -ti amps. It does one's
soul gooil to deal with such men as
Those prunclls al J. L
McGee' s make the boss
"Wo lmvo Knmt futtli In tho ciuro of dj'8
popMlu, ooimtlputlon, Ki'iiornl Mobility, torpid
liver nml nil Hiunmor cniiipluliiU by Ir.
MnrNtiull'ii HI Ilrcininlltic." DitUotn Stale
Potted brawn at
THK 11UOWNVII.I.K iUAHICKT'J.
HitnwMViM.i:, July 27. 18S1,
Following nro tint (juntittloriH m noun on
WcilnoNtliiy, tho tlnu of koIiik to pri'sn :
COItUKOTKO HY II. M. IIAII.KY, STOCK DKAhKIt
HOKH ..' 005M
Stoors, fair to clmlrn $r,l "C
Gown, hit 'J po? flO
COUUKCTKl) IIV 1). K. DOUOI.AS, (illAI.N
Win-lit No. 2... ..... - 0. 00
Wht'Ht No. :i (p 60
iiyo -...- .... co
Unrloy ......,.....,... 10 05
CornIn theonr . "S
' HhflWM & SO
Cracked wheat at
Hay Hakes, Coffins and Laco Cur
tains, by Stevonson & Cross. .
Get one of those nice tea
canisters at J. L. McGce's.
Gentlemen from Calvert say that
improvement is rapidly going on, and
that with only one or two exceptions
property holders maintain confidence
in tho futuro of tho town.
J have the best and hand
somest wool carpets in the.
city. J. L. McGee.