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0LDE8T PAPER IN THE STATE
AUBURN, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1882,
VOL. 27, NO, 3,
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And everything tlfat pertains to the Drug Business. We propose to compete with
any firm in M County. Call and see us, and be convinced.
Physician s Prescriptions and family Receipts carefully prepared.
HOLLM)AY & EBEKtyf North Auburn, Nebr.
Summer Styles ! t umniefKStyles !
AIT IMMENSE 8TOC& LT THE
Star Clothing House.
Clothing Equal to Custom Work!
Hoots and hIioch of Every Variety J
l.udic&' Fine Shoes a Specialty!
Nobby Hoft and Stiir Hats!
Elegant Furnlfllilngr Goods!
TriuikH and Valises by the Hundred !
HURLBTJT, Tecumseh, Nebraska.
Attorney anil Counselor nt Law,
T S. STULL,
d. ATTORNKVS AT IjA.W.
Offlcoof County Judge, Brown vllle, Nebraska.
A S. IIOLLADAY,
jVi-t-tiyiiiuinii, 8urgeini OI)ttriolnnt
.Graduated In 1851. Located In UrownvlllolSM.
ttlfflcc, II Main street, llrownvlllo, Neb.
B- F. WEST, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon,
OFFICE. Nickell A Shurts' Drug Store.
C0K0D12X L. SWARTZ, SI. ).,
Physician and Surgeon,
Bedford, Nemaha Co., Nebr.
D. J. "WOOD,
Lightning, Firo and Wind
G. W. CORNELL,
JtTTOllJVJEY AT Ij.1 W
OFFICE. One door North of the Nemaha
County Bank. Will practice in all the Courts
and attend to Collections.
Made nnd repaired ns well as can bo done
uHywhero, on Hhort notlco, and
VERY REASONABLE TERMS.
IVcmalm City, IVobr.
G. W. FAIRBROTHER, SR.
Will pay attention to
And Land Agenoy Business.
tortgages, nnd all sorts of blanks on
ESTABLISHED IN 1853
Real Estate Agency
William. H. Hoover.
Does a general Real Estate Huslness. Sell
Land on Commission, examines Titles,
makes Deeds, Mortgages, and all Instru
ments pertaining to the transfer of Real Ks
tate. Has a
Complete Abstraot of Titles
to all Rtal Estate lu Nomaha County.
I SPCOE5SOHS TO S. H. MAPDY.
an Immense Stock of Drugs, Stationery,
REAL ESTATE AGENCY,
H. J. F. WERT & 00.
Ciin furnish you, with Good Farms, Im
proved and otherwise In Noinvtia coun
ty, and vacant and Improved town loin in
North nnd South Auhuruf nnd Johnson.
housArtlix fcjoulli XnbtlTO for r0litrO-firr.v
Uh bb.nks of nnydlHcrlptlon. Apply-ut the
poatofllco, Calvert, Nournslca.
Dr. A. Opperxnann,
Physician and Surgeon,
Has been located in Nemaha County since
1 868. Strict attention paid to all ACUTE and
CHRONIC DISEASES. Afflictions of the
Ear and Eye skillfully Treated,
JjSyArtificial eyes always on hand to"a
Suit any size or color. Calls at
tended to day or night
OFFICE Northwest corner Court and Second
RESIDENCE Southwest corner Main and 2d
Streets, SHERIDAN, NEB. aoyi
I. W. SKILLMAN, PROPRIETOR.
This popular house has boon ro jently
oponod.and travelers will lind
every appointment first-class.
Fresh Bread, Pies.Cakes,
Etc., always on Hand.
Best Cigars in the City.
Ice C ream!
93- Komombor tho plane
south of tho Holdregu House,
8. A. Oshorn,
G. W. Tnyloi
OSBOEN & T4YL0R,
Counselors at Law.
Calvert ft"l Brownvlllo.
PRACTICE IN THE STATE AND FED
Special attrition givea to collections and sale of
REAL ESTATE .
J. B. KELSEY, P. P. BTAEIN,
BANK OF AUBURN.
And olIorH lt Services to tho
Citizens of Auburn
For tho tranrinctlon ut any IJuslnoss In
IB a ii k i ii o .
Q. W. FAIROROTHER, SR. Q.IV
DEN P. SANUb
BY G. W. FA HBK
A dispatch says, "C. 12. Perkins, pres
ident of tho Chicago, Hiirllncton &
Quincy railroad, sees nothing encour
aging in tho crop prospocta of Illinois
and Iowa, although Nebraska aijd Kan
sas promiso woll.
Iowa reports regarding corn crop
show largely increased acreage all over
the state, but on this sido of tho Di
vide tho plant is very backward, look
ing yellow and sickly. On tho western
slope, extending into Nebraska, tho
prospect is splendid for a big crop. In
tho eastern part of tho state steady
hot weather is needed to secure evon a
moderate crop. Wheat and oats
in splendid condition.
Tho President and his managers
started out to punish tho majority of
tho Republican party thot elected Gar
field, and it is systematically excluding
from office all who aro opposed to a
third term for Grant, and who object
to tho Republican party being disfran
chised by machine tactics. Kansan
That is a low down lio.as any one con
versant with the President's appoint
ments, woll know. Some conscience
less newspapers started out determined
to find fault with the administration,
and they moan to do so, if thoy never
utter another truth during their oxis
tenco. A man named John Roach reoontly
went to tho chiof police of Jersey City,
and desired to give liimsolf up, "I
helped to commit a murder in Penn
sylvania ton yoars ago," oxplaiuod
Roach, "and huvo sufforod so, muoh
since that I've dogided to put an end to,
it by making a clean breast of tho affair
and taking punishment." Roaoh's state
ment is that ten yoars ago thoro lived
near him at Ursine, Somerset county,
Pa., a man named I.ovi Holm, who did
not like a neighbor nnmod Mitohell,
who was courting ids (Holm's) daugh
ter. Holm and Roach agrood to way-i
lay Mitohell, and mot him ono night
as he was going to see tho young lady.
They attaokod him and killed lm.
Then thoy latd Ids body across the rail
road traok, but tho train only out off
ono of tho arms of tho murdured man.
Holm and others woro arrested on sua-
I picion at tho time, but not hold.
EXECUTION OF QUITEAU.
Tho death warrant demanded thnt
tho assassin should ho hanged between
tho hours of 12 in, mid '2 p. m.. on the
ugui oi ,iuue.
uU 12:5!J tho trap was sprung and ho
with hurled into oternity.
Guiteau's last night on earth was a
restless ono for him, ho not sleeping
moro than twonty minutes at a time.
His last breakfast was taken at ti:au.
Ho ordorcd his dinner to bo brought to
him at 11 o'clock sharp, which was
done, and which ho ato with a relish.
RoV. Dr. Hicks was his constant at
altendant and spiritual advisor, who
sparod no pains in gotting him ready
for glory, and was up and watchful
with him all tho last night. ' Guitcau
requested Dr, Ilicks to arrange with
tho warden to havn tho trap sprung as
soon after VI o'clock as possible.
Ho said Ilia heart was very tender, If
so, a groat improvement since a year
auo when ho shot his Inoffeiislvo victim
in tho back.
Ho was thoughtful to order all com
plimentary illusions to President Ar
thur to be stricken from his book. This
becauso Arthur refused to pardon or
At 10 o'clock ho took a bath.
J. V. Guiteau and Mrs. Seovillo were
in the city. Tho former witnessed the
execution. Mrs. Scovillo went to the
jail door and stood and wept, but was
not admitted. She sent her doomed
brother in a (lower cross and anchor.
Ho wore a pair of navy blue pants, and
at 1 1 wo had Ids hoots slitued, About
12 ho gave way to his feelings and wept
hysterically, but soon regained his com
posure. Tho jail was surrounded with
soldiers and artillery.and tho clatter of
tho buts of muskets on tho pavomont
disturbed him greatly.
At 12:2.' Guiteau was led to the
scalTold by the warden and other at
tendants and olUcials. An account of
this moment says: "His face was pal
lid, and the muscles about his mouth
moved nervously. Oilier than thin
thoro wero no signs of faltering. The
procession moved quickly to tho scaf
fold and Guiteau ascended tho some
what steep stops with as much steadi
ness as could bo expected from a man
whoso arms wore pinioned. At the
last step ho faltered a moment but was
assisted by tho otllcers who walked on
oi'r side." Guitetiu gazed upon the
eiBjtliokeil op at tho beam overhead,,
nirvqufcikiyniaiiu a survey ot all 'tho'
di'ead paraphernalia. As soon as the"
crowd had gained access Gen. Crocker
waved to them to uncover, and all
heads wero b.ired.
Dll. HICKS THIiN l'ltAYKI)
in those wordH: "Father, out of tho
depths wo cry to Thco. Hear thou our
supplication for tho sako of Jesus
Christ, tho Savior, who has made full
preparation for us. Uehold thy sorv;
ant. Wo humbly pray that thou will
deliver him at this supreme moment Of
of Ids life. Let thy light descend upon
him. Liberate his soul from prison.
May ho appear before absolved by thy
great morcy from blood guiltiness. De
liver him and us. God liavo morcy on
us. Christ have mercy. Lamb ot God,
that takest away the sins of the world.
have mercy. Amen."
J)r. Hicks then oponed tho Rible and
Guiteau read the tenth chapter of Mat
thews, 28th to 41st verso inclusive.
During tho morning hnhad written his
last prayer, which now, as hia arms
wero pinioned, Dr. Hicks held boforo
him and tho prisoner after saying "I
am now going to road to you my last
dying prayer," read with deliberation
and emphasis tho followingtir-ado:
Father, now I go to thee, and Savior, I have
finished the work that thou gavest me to do, and
I am only too happy to go to thee. The world
does not yet appreciate my mluUn, but thou
knowcit It, Thou knoweit thou didst inspire
Garfield's removal, and only good has come from
it. This is the host evidence that my inspiration
came from thee, and I have set it forth in my
book that all men ma.y read and know that thou,
Father, didst inspire the act for which I am mur
dered. The government and nation by this act,
I know, will incur thy enmity, a did 'he Jews by
killing thy man, my Savior. Tho retribution '.In
that, case came quick and sharp, and I know the
divine law of retribution will strike this, nation
and my murdurers in tho same way. The diabol
ical spirit of this nation, its government and
newspapers towards me will justify theo in curs
ing, That divine Uw, of retribution is inexora
ble, I theroforefore predict that this nation will
go down in blood and my murderers, f(om executive-to
hangman.,, will go to holl. ThyUwsare
Inexorable Oh, thou Supreme Judge, woe unto
the- men that violate- thy laws. Only weeping
and gnajtyngof tectty.await them. Tho Amer
ican press has a targe, bill to ltUJ w'th thee,
righteous, Father, tor their vindictiveness in this
mutter. Nothing hut blood will satisfy them,
and now my blood be on them and this nation
and Its. oflieiats, Arthur Is a coward, and an in
grate. His ingratitude to methat mid; him and
saved hjs party and the land from overthrow, has
op parallel in history, but thou, righteous Father,
wjll, judgo him. Father, thou knowcit me, but
the world hath nor known me, and now I go to
thee and the Savior, without the slightest ill-will
towards a human being. Farewell, ye men of
Ho thon road and nttompted to sing
some silly verses, of which tho follow-"
lam going to the Lordy,
I am so gladX am going to the Lordyj
I am so glad I am going to the Lordy,
Glory, hallelujah I Glory, hallelujah!
I am going to the Lordy.
I love the Lordy with all my soul,
Gloryt hallelujah I
And that is the reason I am going to tho Lordy,
Glory, hallelujah 1 Glory, hallelujah I
I am going to the Lordy."
At the cloao of this performance
Ilicks gaYo Guiteau his final benedic
tion and farewell, saying, "God tho
Father bo with thee and glvo tiieo
peaeo forovermoro." Tho attendants
thou pinlcned his legs and carofully
adjusted the noose about his nook. Mr.
Strong pulled tho black cap over his
head, and as lie did so Guiteau called
out in loud tones, "Gloiy, glory ; glory!"
Instantly tho Bpriug was touched, tho
drop fell, and Guiteau foil into tho air.
Tho body turned partly around, .but 1
thoro was not tho ulghtest porcoptiblo
moTOiuoht of tho limbs. When the
drop fell a yell was set up by some per
son lnsldo tho jail. This was re-echoed ,
outside by thousands of pooplo who ,
hurrahed h stily.
Tho executiou was a success. Tho
body hung half ail hour, and was then
lowered into tho collln.
Tho uutnpaY rovealed the fact thitbv
tho assassin's brain was not diseased
that is if "exports" know anything 'f
about it. Tho opinion that his crooked
nature was of oongonital origin that
his crazy meanness was born in him
"Washington, JUno 20, 18S2. To
tho Rev. Win. W. Hicks: 1, 'Charles
Guiteau, of tho city of Washington, in
tho District of Columbia, now under
sentence of death, which i to bo car
ried info effect between tho hours of
12 and 2 o'clock on tho ,10th day of
June, A. D. 1882, in tho United States
Jail, in said District, do hereby glvo
and grant you my body after tmch exe
cution; provided, however, it shall not
bo usod for any mercenary purposes;
and 1 hereby, for good and sulllcient
considerations, give, deliver, and trans
fer to said Ilicks my book entitled,
'The Truth and Removal," and the
copyright thereof, to bo used by him in
TUUTIIFl'L HISTORY OF MY LIFE
and execution, and I direct that such
history bo entitled, 'The Lifoand Work
of Charles J. Gultoau;" ,and 1 hereby
solemnly proclaim and announce to
all thew6rbl that ho persojt prjmisona
aflall oVor in any manner uUo mynJoTIy'
for any mercenary purposes whatso
ever. And if at any time hereafter
any person or persons shall desiro to
honor my remains thoy can do it by
erecting a monument, whereon shall bo
inscribed these words: Horo lies tho
body of Ch'irlos J. Guiteau, patriot and
Christian. His soul is in glory,'
Charles J. Guiteau."
Witnessos Charlea II, Reed, Jamoa
Mr. Ooukliug and Iroland.
At tho Land Loaguo mooting in Dos,
ton, whore Davitt spoko, tho following
lottor from ox-Soniitur CuukUug. was
New York June l, 1882. Dear Sir:
I am honored by your Invitation to
spoak in Boston on the nth instsfor
Iroland and against her wrongs and
woes. Such meetings ought to be hold
and Massachusetts is a wcll-chosim
place to hold one. Tho crueltioa and
oppressions which Ireland has nurtured
disgraco this oonturyt thoy would tils
grace any contnry in which nations
protend to lovo right and hato wrong.
It is the affair of man every whore, and
Americans osp0binlly should have
somothlng to say and aomothlng to do
about it. I could say much and yet
not express my horror and Indignation
at events which must shook manhood
everywhere I epuld nttor an earnest
hone that whorovor firm, plain vigor
will or, may do good thoro will be no
meaningless, colorloas motions. Wheth
er It will be posslblo for mo to attond
your mooting is all nncortain, but bo
this as it may, I mn heart and
soul with you in making a protest
whioh all may hear.
Ono of Church IIowo's organs down
in Nemaha county insist that tho Jiee
must eomo down with tho facts to sus
tain its assertion against corporato mo
nopolies, and especially against rail
road cappers. Omaha Bee.
Tho Jiee has roforonco to an article
of ours, a weok or two ago, in which
wedoniod that railroads aro menacing
tho "liberties of the people," honco the
Jiee in tho above clipping, lies In its as
sertion and assumption. We domunded
facts and figures going to show that
tho railroads aro a curse to tho country
as tho Jiee and its oappors assort, and
tho column and a quarter-of lies about
Church Howo in the Jfe, doesnt touch
tho quoition at all Tho article of tho
Jiea la simply tlvo conception of a dem
agogue, and a docolvor, who has not tho
honesty- to treat a subject fairjy nor
J o- ability to, mako its charges good,.