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ESTABLISHED 1850. I
Olilnst Prvtinf In tho StlVtO.i
T II. 13 K 0 A D Y ,
J i Attorney iit Counselor rtl Unw,
r S. S T U LL,
J ATTOllXIflVH AT LAW.
Olllco of County .lude. Jlrownvllle. NobrnHltft.
a S. IT 0 I, L A 1) A Y ,
! IMiyHloliin, !(urfiUf Olmtntrlolnn.
(Jraduitted In 1851. T.ocnl -d Hi tlrowiivlllc MA.
OMoq.II Main street, llrotvnvUlc.M'b.
V wTg i liso x,
UhAOICSMITII AH11 IIOItSK SIIOISK
Vorlelotie to order and sittlsntelloiiKimriuitevd
Klrsntreet.liotweeit Main mid Atliwitle.Urown
H. A. Osnon. Notary Public. Q.W. Tayi.ou.
OSStOStlV & TAYLOR,
Abbopneys and Counsellors at Law,
TJ'tACnrK in t'H-Hiivto nml Kodonil roiirts,
J Hpeolol attention KlVI'II tOOOllOetlllllSlllHl
siilos of runl ostuto.
nil HOOT AM) SHOE .HAKER
CUSTOM WO UK mint do order, find fitHiiltvnt
aru'irntiteed. UepMrlnic neittly iind promimy done
5hop. No. 27 Muln street. nrovnvllle,.Seb.
1) M. BAILEY,
HIIIIM'KU AND llKAI.lUlIN
mtoww villi:, nihui.xska.
Knrrners, please call nul sot prices; I tv.int
to liiimllo your atopic.
Olllce Klrst National H ink.
MA HI, ATT & ECKXCS,
Dry OooiIh, (irneorlos, Kervly Made Clotlilnu.
Hoots, .Shoes. Hats, ("a?-. ami u (Si'M.-rnl Ah
sortmont of Drim anil Patent Meillelnes.
tr). Highest prion paid fnr butter and
ASIUNWAIiIj, N Kllll A SIC A.
itrotvii villi'. i'cias!ia.
fluellusrllsli, Futiirh, Seotoh iind Fancy Clot lin
YostliiRN, Ktc, l;tc.
ESTABLISHED 1W I8&6,
O L I K T
w rsa 4 ra
WijLiani "EL Hoover.
Does a kciiiwiI H.al Kstate Business. Hells
Lands on Commission, examines Titles,
makes Dcuils, Mortalities, and all instru
ments pertaining lo tno transfor of Heal Kh
tnte. Han a
Complete Abstract of Titles
to all Peal Kitnto In Nomalia County.
Ai7Tiioitii:i v Tin: v. s. oovkiimiknt
13 X O W NVILL 13
Ial4ni Capital, $r0,000
JLuthovlzvJl " 500,000
18 PUKPAKliO i'6 TRANSACT A
General Banking Bnsines.
IIUY AND HKI.I.
OOIN & CURRENCY DRAFTS
n all the principal cltlea of tha
United States and Europe
On approved Hetirlty onlv. Time Urnfe discount
ed and siitvlftl Hcciitnniodntloin grunted to deposit
rs. Dealer In OOVKIINMKNT HONDH,
STATE, COUNTY & CITY SECURITIES
Ueoelved naynlileondemand.nnd INTRIlUSTnl
DIUWTOI-Wm TTTin. It. M. imiler. M.A
Uandley. Krnnk K. Johnion, I.utliar Iloadlay
Win. Fralshur. r.,r,,w
JOHN L. CAKSON,
A.U. DAVISON. CiiHlilor. President
.1'. MpSAL'iIHTOS. AASt.CimbU'r.
A certain enro for NenOUG
Debility, Comlnnl WeaU-
TTia 11 tnn . . ..J .'. . .i '..-.yd.., frtr OSV.Wfl
nnd nn illustrated hiW i iO l.aret jMas fu u
ltitit.ifM'ol'irtiiiiiii'i t, .i- fVOO, Adiiaws
fll J. icniod wirt ,UB
, f .u f Kr ,f (Unit' llln.lrXM
I mi 't icnl fr. .ht.k
II VltKI RKUlftT .,
Uauff IhtraliU, A Wnli.l is
First Nat onaB
AhvayH on llntnl
Flour, Teas and Coffee,
Willi a full line of
Canned Goods & Confectionery.
Also, tho very best
Twn Doom Knit ofl'ostonico, lltown-villi-,
()pio.sit LuinliiT Yaiil, Main St.
bjiocial Accuminodiilinn.s for
Horses lioardod liy thy day or wool?,
and Fanners' tennis fed and cared for
lit. fair .rates.
How Lost, How Restored!
Jint pttlilWInMl. n new edition of Dr. CiilVert
m.'II'm Celeliintrd I'.miij on tlierndlrul cure i.l
."-perin.itcirrli.il nor .semliml Wcuknt'in, IiivdIuh.
tary "emtiiil I.iksi, Impiileiiev Montrtl mid
l'liyleiil I in'iijiHcltj-, linpeitlinenti to nutrrhue
tr i alio, c . .rut i'tio". l'l'ii.M'iv and Kith In-dnei-il
bt sell liidulKenceoi sextuul e.xtrnviiifnnee,
'I lieeelpl)rutMl nutlior In tbls ndialrble p. say,
eli'itrly diMnmi-lratii, froio n thirty years' rn'.--ee.iriil
pr etlee, tlinftli" nliirinliiuT i-iiisepieneen of
I'lr-wli.iiH hi 1) In- radleully enre.l: polnMin; out
n modeof eiireut once ainiple.eertnln, nnd eHVoi
mil. by iiieniHorwliIcli every sntrerer. no mutter
ttimt bis iiiiidltlim antv ha. tnny euro himself
ehcflplj ..ilviili'ly.aiid rni'.'''lly.
tt"). I'hls I.eriiireihouid tieln the ImndH of every
yoiuii mid I'Vi-rt limn In the Innd.
"I'lit under ".Ml. In a plitln envoi. ipe, to nay ml
diiss, por piild, 101 rieelpt ofl ceniv or two
postnue stninps W c lnito aim 11 Hire cure
for Tape Warm. Addiem
TH3 CULVBRW2LL MEDICAL CO.,
II iinKi.iNi-u Varlj, V. Y. IMl. Hox, I5SII.
NEW BOA T.
Jiatcs Loir, CampaShady,
Connects with all Trains.
IN CONSTANT DEMAND!
V blAl'I.K All! KM'. SPLIIMI I'OltKVKllH
AGENTS WANTED to reiiu-inlior
that tvT- ..ii?r them tho miWRst l'ltlcrs,
the i;ri'tttei,l variety, and best terms; ontllt
only W) ernlH. uliotrlnc KIOHT diaeipnl
tvlnh and tirlees. Itielmllnu new Parallel
r.llttoti trltli l.i.th OI, 1) AND N'ICW VK.
KMiNB Hinn HV HIHK for coiniisrUoii.
A,l,lr.. THK RKVIHION lUnMhiIP;H8,
Hi. LoulHi Mo.
a H a Baa a laa Qui u 5
BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 1881.
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EEPUBLIOAN STATE TICKET.
Kor Assoolato Jnsttei-Stiproino ("onrl:
SAMUKI. M AX W Kl.lv, oflJiiitKo County,
For Ui'sniilHoftho Stato University:
I j. H. FIl-'Il'il.!), ofUuiralufminty,
If A AC l'UWKUH.of DaKnia County.
- -, ,.mmn
V. P. PKAItuDY.of AKplttHiUI.
Kor Ooiint v Troasiiror,
J. C. ltOU.SKIKIil), of MrrJwnvIUu.
H. W. MeGUKW.of Loudon.
Kor County .IhiIkp,
.1. s. HTUIjU of Urownvlllo.
JOHN' (MILP, of Nomnlin Clly.
KorCguuly ComntlHloner, 1 ill.strlct,
J. it. ponr.MAX. or Wa JtinKion.
Kor Hnj'PiliitetiiWnt I'nlilHMliiHiriiolloii,
KI.l.A T.MCUICIv.of I)0ttli.,
A. OlM'KUMAN, of DotiKlTt,
(J. U. HltDOK.of AspliutfaU.
Dr. B. W. McQrew, Ropubl&an Nominoo for
County 01orkHi8 Hon1, JItulo
During tho Tour Yww Ho
was Oouaty Su-
Every putilio niaii mnfces a record,
which beoonipsiitililie priori y, subject
to inspection, Invest ifiiiiun and criti
cism hy tho public, and upon which ho
must stand or fall.
Dr. Mi-tirew stands squarely upon
his olllcial record, challenging scrutiny,
and asking nothing niory to entitle him
to the votes of tho party tint nomina
ted him, than a full knowledge of the
facts, and a fair consideration tif and
judgment upon, tho fncU, and circuin
stences connected with l!is four years'
soi vico as NtMiialni county's first mi
jwinlpntfent of m-Jionh,
If ho sliall bo accorded this, in spite
of tho malicious staleiunts of "Dock
er's Dopuly" and the poiApunis innuen
does and palpable lies of tho mongrel
organ, wo doubt not nn&vui-whi)lming
indorsement driilifriiy tht)'people"ai"
At Dr. Mcdrew's request, we give, in
detail, an abstract of each anil over
bill atraiiist the countv. nrosfiitoil
during the wholo timn he soi'vud as su
perintendent, as appeal's of record in
tho clerk's olllco:
April 5, 1870. For services rendered
in Xomuha county in the actual dis
charge of ni) duty as county superin
tendent, from Dec. (, 'ii to April .', '70,
in all as days at ."3-1 per dav, l.'io.oi).
Oft. 4, '70. To (l.'i days work as
county superintendent, at 4, tf-jr.o.oo.
duly ft. '70.71 (la.s at $-1, from
Apiil ., '70, .L'si.oi).
.Ian :l, '71. To ();! days at $4 per day.
In fact I have euiploved ail my lime to
tho furthernnco of tho cause of educa
tion in our county for the quarter end
ing July l, '71, ..Vj.oo.
April ft. '71 . -Kor 70 .lays' services,
from .Ian. 1, '71 to April ft, '71, at 8:3
pnr day, $210.00.
duly 5. '71. For 7o d.ijs' actual ser
ico, at $:) per dav, for qaai'tor ending
Oct. :J, '7 1. To fto (lavs' work as
county superintendent I'm quarter end
ing Oct. 1, '71, tftfto.oi).
.Ian. ii, '7:2. To ft() (lavs' work as
county superintendent, at .?y per day,
ui to Jan. 2. "it, $ ifto.no.
April tf, '72. For 70 days'' services,
at s:j 1 km- day for quarter ending April
1, '72. 6210.00.
Julv 1, '72. For 7ft days' services,
etc., from April 1 to. Inly l. '72, 22ft.no.
Oct 1, '72. - For 70 days at ?a per dav,
to Oct 1, '72,1210.00.
Jan. 1. '7:1 For 7ft dnyirfoi' quarter
ending Jan. l, '7;J, "at )S3 por dav,
April 1, '73. -For 75 days at 83 per
day, from Jan. I, 7a, to April l, '7a,
July 1, 73. -For 7ft days nt 83 per
day, for quai'lor ending July 1, '7:;,
Oct. 7, '73. For services as county
superintendent of Xeiualia county up
to Oct. 0, '73, in all fto days, at 3 pot
Jan. 7, '74. For services as county
superintendent, otc, from Oct. J, '73, to
Jan. 0, '74, in all 75 days, at $3 por day,
Wo havo porhaps not a reador in this
county who has not heard the charge
inndu upon Dr. Mcdrew, that ho had
charged for moro days in a year
than thero tiro days in that length of
time. Of courso such a chargo is ab
surd, yet thoro aro thoso who profess
to bellovo it and busy themsolves in re
tailing it. Tako your pencil and sum
up tho days charged for In tho above
ofllclal itemized account, ami that Ho
will bo nailed. Wo llnd the first bill
dating from Dec. 0, lili) and the last
one Jan. tl, isill, making just four yours
and one month, or forty-nine ino'nthfi,
ovfonrtttii hundrul ami liinili ihiys,
that Dr. .Mcflrew held tho olllco of
superintendent of schools. This em
braces ocry day, Sundays, holidays
and all. from Dec. 0, 1 SCO, to Jan. 0,
li7 1. Theio avo 52 Sundays in a vear:
in tour years there aro 20S; in four
years and one mouth there are 212.
Thero aro four holidays in a year,
making sixteen, in four years, The
Sundays and holidays added together
make 22H das, which we will subtract
from 141)0. tho total number of days
that Dr. McOrow held tho olllco, and
we have 12(12 days outside of Sundays
Now how many days ban Dr. Mc
flrow charged for? What do they foot
up? Just. i0 thmimml tmlJhrl)t-ti"o,
Xow take 1042, from the listw
and wo havo tion htiwtwl unit tm-ut;;
day, exclusive of Sundays and holi
da.s, that Dr. Mo. might have charged
for but did not.
Any man can demonstrate in ten
minutes thijt our statement is dub
slant hilly correct.
And now what becomes of the story
that Andy Skeen, (Docker's deputy
clerk!) and the mongrel organ are tel
ling, viz: that Mcdrcw charged for
Sundays and holidas. It is cry clear
thai that story is a lie and slander.
Figures will not lie, and they deinoii
slrato that Dr. Mc had 220 dins left,
exclusive of Sundays and holidays, that
he did not charge lor.
Dr. Mcdrcw was tho llrst regularly
elected superintendent of public in
struction of X( inaha county. 1'nder
his supervision nearly the entire coun
ty was distiicted into school districts,
and the new system of education then
inaugurated established. The work
uas not done when the districts were
made. In fact the perplexities and ar
duous duties of the olllce were but be
gun, then, fortlieie weio constant com
plaints to listen lo, troubles amongst
the districts to amicably adjust, dis
tricts to change, school house s'ues to
select amid tho clamor of contending
factions, school houses to build, etc.
Tho duties and responsibilities of tho
olllce in those early days of the super
intendent system of education were of
such importance as lo lequ'no the
whole time and attention of superin
tendent in morit of Urn counliiwof, the
Stale, and forlear thatsupc'rinleinlonl
might, through laziness or a false no
tion ol economy, neglect their duties.
Mule Mipcriuicuuciii .McKenie, in Ins
oilieiid icporl in 1S72, page 31, under
the heading of "Salary," refers to the
mattei as follows:
"The laborer is worlhy of his hire.
In counties that have moro than lllty
healthy, enterprising districts, ft n-'iifn-s
thv it'hoh lime of one man lo
properly perform tho work necessaiylo
be done, lo have elllclont, successful
common schools. Cities thateinjlov
lorty or lifty teachers in (heir schools,
think a superintendent indispensable,
and pay from Si.ftoo to fta.ooo salary,
without once thinking ol Hie expense.
Vet take a county superintendent that
has the ovei sight of double that num
ber of teachers in Nebraska, and i 1,000
is a frightful sum to pay.
Again tako a man ically fitted I'or
county superintendent and what can
he usually make at other business ? It
we tako u llrsl class man from his busi
ness wo must expect to pay him some
thing near what he can make 'at his
laeiness. It is the only way wo can
expictto gel "the right man in the right
pluto." If a man, truly litt.cd for
county superintendent does his duty
faithfully, ho earns all the law will al
low. Hon. Nrwton Hatenian says, "No
man more honestly earns his pay than
a quulilled and faithful county super
intendent of schools.''1
Tho State Superintendent's words
put an elfectual quietus upon another
hobby that Andy Skeen and the mon
grel organ lay much stress upon, viz:
that Dr. Mcdrow's charges were enor
mous, oven extortionate. It was the
judgment of the State Superintendent'
in 1S72 that a countv "with lift y enter
prising healthy districts" required the
whole time of the county .superintend
ent, nnd bis judgment and direction
governed llio countv superintendents in
llio.se days. Ho might not think so
now, tho present educational system
being long established has becomo sym
metrical and smooth running, entirely
freed from the perplexities unavoidable
in thocominoncumontand inauguration
of tho system.
Hut how many districts had the Ne
maha county superintendent to form
under tho law and then superintend.
Nemaha county has now seventy-six
districts, and sprout j't wo of them were
organized under thosupetiuleiideneynf
Dr. Mcdrow. That tlioy were made
"enterprising and healthy" I15 the
elllcicncy of Dr. Mcdrow, Nemaha
county s excellent schools now attest.
Tho price per day was fixed by law;
llrst at four dollars and afterward at
Ihreo dollars. Dr, Mcdrow took what
tho law allowed him ; alibis successors
have dono tho samo. And if even the
virtuous Andy Skeen or the mongrel
editor should ever got ofllco nobody
who knows them will doubt that I hoy
VOL. 2G, NO. 20.
Lwould take the last cont tho law would
allow, and put in every day ponsibio to
mnken big bill
Dr. Mcdrow had more to do, nnd did
lyoro elllcient work for tho schort's
than all the superintendents who have
followed him. The State superintend
ent required him to t'.uvotu ilia wholo
time and attention, to his olllcial duties,
the bifetnessof the olrice required it of
him; and thus uuderntnnding his duties
disuhni'gftd them faithfully and well.
Yot there were 220 days that ho did
not charge for, which he might havo
done conscientioiitdy, U'eaune at tlinefl
when not actually tnneling over tho
country in tho interorit of tha schools
established or being established, his
mind and attention were engrossed by
the business; and when at homo or
abroad h was constantly besioued by
thote who had grievances to lay before
him, or who wanted InMnioliohri, or In
formation in the law, and a thousand
whims and notioiiH to onlUtt his time
And what was the terrible price that
Dr. Mcdrow clmrgcd for all the labor ho
performed In four years and one month
service? Header, you can add up for
yourself tho ?u ins as above set forth.
They amount to about $:t,;itK). How
much was thitlta year? About $S40. .
Ho was' paid in county warnints '
worth at that time about scventy
llvo cents on tho dollar. Figure that
up and you will have precisely what
the immaculate Andy Nkoon and tho
mongrel organ 111 e holding up before
the people as iinparallolod extrava
gance. At liist glance ;ft).3uo looka
like a big sum. Hut be not'decoi.vcd
bo roasonnlile, and remember that four
year's Is a long time lo serve in such
an office, and I hat after all, when cnl
011 luted by the month, and pay in coun
ty wlirraiila that Mcdiew really re
ceived only about .?ooa year. Not as
miieh as some of the teachers he was
superintending weie receiving as
salary. Dr. Medrew could have lilildo
more money teaching school, and much
more by his profession.
We have heard for years, those
Htories of Dr. Mcdrew's exhorbilant
charging, and that he was actually dis
honest. Now that he is the Ilepubji
djtn candidate for clerk we have inves
tiiratcd tho matter thoiooublv wit.h
,foip foregoing results ami conclusions,
we llnd that ho has been dofamad
Somothing to llomronhor.
.Married people would bo happier If
homo trials were never told to their
If they would kiss and make up
aller every quarrel.
If their household oxpouscs wero
proportioned to receipts.
If they try to bo as agreeable us in'
If each would try and bo a comfort to
If each would remember that tho
other was a human being, not an
If womon would boas kind to their
husbands as they were to their Invors.
If men wero as thoughtful of their
wives as they woio of thoir sweet
hearts. II there weru fewer silk and velvet
street costumes, and more plain, tidy
President Arthur is iccuiving from
tlie Xow York Hun a steady and hearty
support. Concerning tho Piesidout's
Yorktown address, tho S'; says that
"like the immortal speech of Lincoln at
the dedication of (he doltysburg battle-Held,
it proceeded tho principal ora
tion of the day, and like Lincoln's
speech, its few words were llllcd with
a true spirit of democracy;" and it
"President Arthur's words and deeds
hince ho came to his present olllce hae
been few, but they do not accord at all
with the reputation given him by main
of his present adinirejs, that of being a
mere politician, skilled In nothing but
politic.1l manipulations. lie bus thin
far shown no lack of shrewdness in
dealing with the questions before him.
and what ho has said has been express
ed iu a broad and generous spirit. 1 1 is
administration uiuy besupported by all
parties, and remain memorable as mi
era of good feeling and prosperity."
The fifth article of tho Act of Union
between (Jre.it Britain and Ireland
reads; "Tho continuance and preser
vation of tho Established Church of
Kngland and Ireland shall bo deemed
an essential and fundamental part of
the union." A writer in the Now York
fiii'iuiii J'ost claims that when dhtd
stone, in 1800, abolished tho Establish
ed Church in Ireland he swept an "es
sential condition" of tho union out of
existence, and took the llrst step in tho
logic of "homo rulo" for Ireland.
Tho Citizens League, of Chicago, are
making it very unpleasant for saloon
keepers who sell liquor to minors. The
League employs ellieieut men to hunt
up these cases and bring tho offemkws
beforo tho bar of justice. About 'jo
of thoae potty criminals were lined in
ono justico's court a few days ago.
t ' 1