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BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 1881.
VOL. 26, NO. 15.
OUeit Paper in tho State
i 1 Rift lf II
K. I1HOA D Y ,
illirutr snI ltwlr at L.avr,
OCIcsof County JortK, Ilrownvllls, 'g'"
A S. II 0 L L A DAY,
t.t PhfileUn, flnrRoi Obatetrtolau.
Graduated In 18S1. r,ooated In llrownvllle IBM.
nice, 41 Main street, llrownvllle, Neb.
r W. GIBS O N ,
IIi'aCKRMITII ASH HOUSE SIIOKR
Work dono to order and satisfaction miaranteed
flrsntreot, between Main and Atlantic. HrowD
8. A. Omiokn. Notary Public, O.W.Taylob.
OHIIOHX & TAYLOU,
AttornoYS and Gounsollors at Law,
PHACTICK ItittioHtntunnil Federal ooartn,
Bpoolul (mention gtvon tocolleotloniiuntl
snleit of real estate.
HOOT AND SHOEMAKER
CUHTOM WOllK tnadeto order, and fttsalway
guaranteed. UepnlrliiK neatly nml promptly done
Shop, No. 27 Muln itreet. Ilrnwn vllle. Neb.
flHtl'PF.U AND niiALKIl IN
JiRO WNVILLE, NEBRASKA.
KarmerH, please call nmliiet prices; I w.tnl
in handle your ntoek.
Oincr Klrnt National Hunk.
ItlAllLATT & KING,
Dry GooiIn, Orororlpa.Keaily Muilo Clmhltiir,
Hoots, Hhoen. Htn, Cap, anil General As
sortment of Drugw unit Pntont Medicines.
t- IUkIipmi prlnCM paid for Imttor mul
EIGHT i PER CENT.
X I will tnnko Mortgao Loans
ON APPUOVKI) FAUM 8K0UMTY, AT
Si eS. Annual Interest.
0. J. STOWELL,
Attorney at Law,
Sheridan, Neb. 2m3
Hi own vllle. tVchraNhu.
FliieKnKllli,Kxonch, Scotch ami Kanejr Clotlm
VestlnKH, Ktc, Kte.
ESTABLISHED IN 1850.
o r, r 13 s i?
William H. Eoo?er.
Hoes ft Konoral Real Estftto Hnstiiess. HoIIh
LamlH on Commission, oxnmlnes Titles,
makes Deeds, MortKngns, nml nil Instru
ments portutnliiK to the transfer of Real En
tato. linn a
Oomplete Abstraot of Titles
to nil Ileal Eatnto In Nemaha County.
MITIIOUIZKI) I1Y TllK C. S. UOVKIIXMEXT
First National Bank
Vaid-up Capital, $50,000
Authorised " 500,000
is pnnPAnKDTO tiiansact a
General Banking Bushes.
huy and aier.i,
COIN & OUREENOY DEAFTS
an all the principal cities of the
United States and Europe
On appreyed security only. Time Drafts dlsoount
ed, and spaclal accommodations itrantod to deposit
re. Dealers In OOVKBNMKNT HONDB,
STATE, COUNTY & CITY SECURITIES
lUeeired payablo on demand, and INTRItEBT al
lewedon ilmecertlttcaUd of deposit.
DinttOTOnu.-Wm.T. Den, R. U. lull
Handler. Frank K. Jnhnon. Luther I
JOHN L. CAE80X,
.0. McNAUOUTON. Atst.Catuter.
JQBJT So MIJVieM
Noxuaha City, Nob., ,
X- O, Xovel,
Alwnys on Hand
Flour, Teas and Coffee,
With n full line of
Canned Goods & Confectionery.
AIho, the vory best
Cigars and Tobaccos.
i).Twi) Door Kiiat of 1'ontofncc, llrown
Opposit Lutnbor Yard, Main St.
Spocial Accommodations for
Horses boarded by the day
and Farmers' teams fed and
at fair rates.
How Lost, How Restored!
JtiitpuhllHhiHl.a ow I'dltlon of Dr. CulVert-
well'a ('nluliratetl Hhhiij- on Die radical cum of
Hpurniuioriiitit'iiur .seminni Wi'ftkiit'ii, iuvoliui
tnry Suinlnitl Iwiei, Impntency. MfiiliU and
I'hyBlcal IiiciipiicliT', Impedimenta to marrUirc
ic ; nlHo. i'oNNt'MrTiis, Ei'iMcrnr utnl Kith, In
duued hy solf IridulgHiico or soxtual uxtravuKance,
The celebrated author. In this itdmtrnblu Ksiy,
clearly denioiiHtratfs. from n thirty ynr' nue
ccnsrul prnctlcB, that the ularmluK-'ineuenceiMl
nelfAhiiHii tuny lie radlcnlly cured; polntliiK out
a mode of cure nf nnm nliuple.certuln, and eflTect
uul.hv meniiH of which every sufferer, no mutter
wtml Ills I'oiiillttnn uiny hu, may cure hhunelf
eneapiy, privnieiy,nna rnaicaiiy.
wThIs Lecture Hhould he In thahaudB of every
youth and every mini In the land.
Kent under ifal, In a plain envelope, to any ad
drew, pot-pnld, on receipt ofHlx cents, or two
pnntaKe RMiiipn We hnvi nlno n Nitre oiirn
for Tape Worm. Address
THE CULV2HWELL MEDICAL CO.,
11 Ann t., New YorU, N. Y. P.O. llox, .1.18(1.
Hates Low, Campa Shady,
Connects with all Trains.
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Oall for Ropublicau Oouuty Oonvcntion.
In acoonlanco with tho action of tho
Itotmhlican county central committed,
i as sot fortli in tho fort'KoiiiR proceed
ings ot tin coniniuii'o, a county con
vention is hereby called to moot at
Shoridanon tho third ;ld) day of Octo
ber 18S1, at 1 o clock i. in., to oloct ilol-
egiltod to tho .State convention, nomi
nate candidates for the various county
olllces, and to do such other business
as tho convention may deem proper.
The delegates to be ehoHou and candi
dates nominated in tho following
1. Elovon delegates to State con
vention. '. Representative to till unexpired
a. County Judge.
County Commissioner, Sd dis-
Supt. Public liistruction.
The several precincts of the county
will hold their primaries from two
o'clock to six o'clock p. m on tho llrHt
day of October, at the usual places of
holding elections, t'excppt Denton, the
time and place to be lixed by tho cen
tral committee men of that precinct)
and elect delegates as follows:
Glen Hook .0
Nemaha City 7
St. Heroin 1
0. F. Sticwakt, Ch'n.
B. IJ. Thompson. Sec'y.
Breaking tho Nows to Gen. Arthur Tak
ing the Oath Graphio Description by
an Intor Ocean Eoportor Tho In
augural at the Oapitol.
There wero nine persons presout in
Gen. Arthur's parlors when ho took tho
oath of oillco this morning. They wero
friends of his who had been with him
during tho evening seeking to divert
his mind from the sad calamity that
was constantly in his thoughts. The
bulletins in tho latter part of the even
ing had been so reassuring that there
was something like hopefulness in the
feeling in the little gioup, although
nothing was said on the subject.
The llrst announcement of tho death
of the President came from a reporter
who called at the door. It was received
by all, and especially by (Jen. Arthur,
with incredulity. Hut a few minutes
later a telegram cam from Attorney
General MacVeagh. 'I'his continuation
of tho dreaded news led loan immedi
ate consultation as to the proper stops
to bo taken by Gen. Arthur. Owing to
h peculiar complication of circum
stances it was thought best that tho
oath of ollice should bo taken as soon
This determination was the result of
communications previously had be
tween General Arthur and members of
tho cabinet, and it had been understood
that in t he event of President Garfield's
death his suceessorshould bo sworn in
without any delay. At the time when
tho president was ho very low, two or
three weeks ago, J edge Hlatchford re
mained in town several days that he
might bo in readiness to administerthe
By the timo the oath had been writ
ton out by one of those present and a
little consultation had ended, a dispatch
from tho Cabinet came, making the re
quest that General Arthur take the
oath immediately. iSlilm Hoot and
Dr. P. C. Van Wyck started at once in
one cab, and District Attorney Hollins
and police commissioner French in an
other, to find a judge. The former re
turned shortly after o'no o'clock with
Justice Hrady, and then there whs a
short delay until the others came with
Justice Donahuo. As Justice Hrady
came llrst ho was asked to administer
Thoro wore then present in General
Arthur's parlors, besides himself and
his son Allan and those named above,
nnlv General Arthur's nrivato secre
tary, J. 0. Heed, making nino in all.
General Arthur and Justice Hrady
stood in tho center of the front parlor,
nnd tho others wore standing closely
around. It was a very striking scene
tho time of night intensifying tho im
presslvonoss that all other circum
stances gave to it, Gon. Arthur rose
from his seat in tho library and ad
iHmrmii tn tlm front nnrlor. It is a
l.trirn mom. The carpot is Boft andl
deep, and of a dark tint. Heavy cur
tains to match tho carpet bring from
tho largo French windows. Oil paint
ings by old masters hang from tho ceil
ings. Dispatches, books, and writing
materials wero scattored all over tho
large table that stands in the conter,
General Arthur stood behind thin table,
facing tho window. No had regained
his composure. Ilia eye was clear and
his manner dignitied. The gas in the
library was burning dimly, and his
line, tall form stood out grandly from
the dark background.
Old allegorical pictures loomed out
from tho darkness; pictures of con
quests and triumphs, of defeats and
despairs, and above all was a while
niarblo bust of Henry Clay. Judge
Hrady stood on tho other side of the
table, facing Gen. Arthur. Grouped
around the two men wero Judge Don
ahue, Kllhu Hoot, Commissioner
French, and Daniel G. Hollins, and
Gon. Arthur's son.
Judge Hrady slowly advanced a stop
and raised his right hand. General
Arthur did likewise. A moment of
impressive silence followed. General
Arthur's features wore almost llxed.
Then Judge Hrady administered tho
oath, when Arthur, speaking in a clear,
ringing voice, repeated: "I do solemnly
swear that I will faithfully execute
tho oillco of President of tho United
States, and will to the best of my abili
ty preserve protect, and defend the
Constitution of the United States."
After this he remained standing il
moment longer, his baud still raised.
No one spoke or moved.
Till! Ot'KlOVS CKOW1).
A crowd began to gather in front of
President Arthur's house at an early
hour in the morning, and this was in
creased as the day advanced. The
passageway from tho street to tho
house was kept oltfar by policemen.
Among the earliest eallors were Sec
retaries Hlaino and Lincoln. They
lelt Boston on the previous evening,
and, upon reaching this city tills morn
ing, without waiting for breakfast,
were driven at once to President Ar
thur's house. The meeting was a sor
rowful one. the new President mani
festing deep emotion. The Secretaries
were made acquainted with tho tact
that t!'o President intended to go to
Elberon by special train. Invitation
to accompany him was accepted.
.SKCON'D OATH AT THK CAPITA!..
This oath and proceeding were legal
and sulllcient so far as power and
authority in tho executive oillco is con
cerned. But as tho oath wiib adminis
tered by the judge of a State, any record
made of it would be of the State. Gon.
Arthur took the oath at the timo and
in the unusual manner he did, to meet
tho unprecedented emergency. There
fore upon arrival at "Washington Gen.
Arthur proceeded at once to conform
to tho established custom of inaugura
tion into tho presidential ollice, and to
take tho oath administered by a judge
of the United States, so that it might
bo oillcially illed with tho urohivoH of
the Nation at her capitol. This scene
at tho capitol is thus impressively do
Hcribed. Shortly boforo noon on tho 2'Jd, tho
Cabinet repaired to tho Capitol, and
proceeded to the room of tho Vice
President, adjoining tho Senate Cham
ber, and they were soon after joined by
a number oi Senators and Representa
tives. Ex-President Hayes ctmo in
almost immediately, accompanied by
Senator Sherman. Tho vonerablo Han
nibal Hamlin was there; also Senators
Hale, Blair, Garland, Dawes. Anthony,
and Edmunds, and Heprosontativcs
Haudall, Kasson, Thomas, George it.
Davis, Hiscock, McCook and Towns
bend. The only other person there bo
fore the Presidential party arrived was
ex-District Attorney Georgo Bliss, of
Now York. At a few minutes to 12,
President Arthur, accompanied by
General Grant, Senator .Jones, of Ne
vada, District Attorney Hollins, of
Now York, and tho President's Private
Secretary, Mr. Heed, entered tho room.
General Sherman, in full unifnrm.camo
about tho'samo time. Tho President
proceeded at once to take a position in
the middle of Mio room at tho north
end of tho marble tablo that stands in
the center, and awaited tho coming of
tho Judges of the Supremo Court. In
about ton minutes, the court having
been notilled, tho Chief Justice entered
tho room accompanied by Associate
Justices Matthews and Harlan, and
ex-Associato Justice Strong. The
Chief Justice was arrayed in thorobos
of office, but tho other Judges wero bu
citizens' dress. Tho gontlomon present,
who had remained standing, lormeu a
circle around the President, who stood
several feot in advancoand await wr the
beginning of tho ceremonies, which
wero very brief.
THK PKKSIDKNT APPIiAUKI) CALM,
although still somowhat pulo from the
excitement of tho last few days. The
Presldont wan dressed in black, wear
ing a Princo Albort coatclosoly button
ed acrosB tho breast.
After tho Chlof Junticn and the as
sociate Justices, immediately behind
him, had takon thoir positions, the
Clerk of tho Supremo Court, Mr. Mc
Klnney, ontorod carrying a Biblo,
which ho openod haphazard and hand
ed it to chief Justice Waite. Tho
President immediately placed his left
hand upon it with tho right uplifted.
Justice Waite proceeded to repeat tho
ordinary oath of ollice for President of
the United States, not reading it from
the Constitution, hut reciting it from
memory. Brcsidont Arthur responded
in a firm voice, "I do," and then, after
the silence of a moment, said, in a firm
and impressive voice, "So help mo God."
s ho said this he stooped and kiss
ed the open book.
THK PltKMIDKNT'S ADIHlKSr'.
"For the fourth time in tho history
of tlie republic its cliief Magistrate has
been removed by death. All hearts
are tilled witli grief ami horror at the
hideous crime which has darkened our
land, and tho memory of tho murdered
'President, his protracted Hiiiforings,
his unyielding fortitude, the examplo
and achievements of his life, and th
pathosof his death, will forever illum
ine tlvpsgos of our history.
"For" tub fourth timo the olllcor elect
ed by the people, and ordained by tho
Constitution, to till tho vacancy ho
created, is called to assume tho execu
tive chair. Tho wisdom of our fathers, '
foreseeing even tho most dlro possibili
ties, made sure that tho government
should never bo imperiled because of
the uncertainty of human life. Men
may die, but the fabrics of our free in
stitutions remain unshaken. No high
er or more assuring proof could exist
of the strength and permanency of
popular government than tho fact that,
though the chosen of the people bo
stricken down, his constitutional suc
cessor is peacefully installed without
shock or strain, except the sorrow
which mourns the bereavement. All
the noblo aspirations of my lamented
predecessor, which found expression
in his life; the measures devised and
suggested during his brief administra
tion to correct abuses and enforce
economy; to advance tho prosperity
and promote tho general welfare; to
insure domestic security, and maintain
friendly and honorable relations with
tho nations of tho earth, will bo garn
ered in tho
HKA11T8 OK THK PICOPI.K,
and it will bo my earnest endeavor to
prollt, and to see that the nation shall
profit, by his examplo and experience.
Prosperity blesses our country, our tls
cal policy, llxed by luSv, is well ground
ed and generally approved. No threat
ening issue mars our foreign inter
course, and tho wisdom, integrity, and
thrift of our people may bo trusted to.
continue undisturbed in tho present
assured career of peace, fraternity, and.
welfare. The gloom and anxiety
which havo enshrouded tho country
must make repose especially wolcomo
now. No demand for speedy legisla
tion has 1ieen heard; no adequate
occasion is apparent for an unusual,
session of Congress. The constitution,
defines the functions and powers of
the executive as clearly as those o
either of the other departments of the
government, and he must answer for
tho just oxerciso of tho discretion it
permits, and the performance of tho
duties it imposes. Summoned to those'
high duties and responsibilities, and
profoundly conscious of thoir magni
tude and gravity, I assume tho trust
imposed by tho constitution, relying
for aid on divine guidance, and tho
virtue, patriotism, and intelligence of:
tho American people."
When the distinguished gentlemen
who had witnessed tho ceremonies had
grasped the president's hand, congrat
ulating him on his vory felicitous mp
augural remarks, the Cabinet ofjlcors,,
by tho hand of Secretary Blauuot ten
dered thoir resignations, as Uv the ous-
torn when a now Executive taken tho
helm; butthoy wero uU Informally do-,
clinod, and tho President asked it as a
personal favor that the cabinet should,
continue, as they ace, at tho heads of
departments. Secretary Blaine assured
the President that he eould depend
upon them touse their best efforts to
tranqullize the couutr.y, and to.aid him
in thepocfocmancoof Ids duties in tho
present trying circumstances.. Of
ewnHo tho President, in. this hour of;
national grief, could not give a thought;
to the formation or reorganization of
Mb cabinet. What ho will do here
after may only be surmised.
A freight train was- thrown from
tho track at Sholton Nob., one day last
I week. Tho flroman, J. M. Lovoy. wan
killed, and Benj. Jlolton, engineer, had
an arm broken. Tho oariH of tho
disaster was a hand car wheel which
had been placed ou tho track by some
llend, who, will havo little morcy shown
him if detected.
Stevonaon ft Cross curry tin of
goodB that no othor house in Nebraska
carries alwaya pdadfto eo ot.d custom
ers and new, and prices will bo found
aa low aa goods can possibly be nold