Nebraska herald. (Plattsmouth, N.T. [Neb.]) 1865-1882, June 17, 1869, Image 2

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THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1869.
We are de.lroai f recelriK eoi-espondene fror,
! th.Stit reMtire to thi material iqr"
On Tuesday morning of last eeij
the train oa the Cameron Branch,.,
the Hannibal & St. Joe R. R., bouna
for Kansas City, and about two milei
west of Cameron Junction, was thrown
from the track; caused by the train
striking a co w, which, by some means,
was dragged under the engine. . The
engine, tender, baggage car and for
ward passenger coach were thrown off.
the rails and ties being torn up for
some eight or ten rods. The engine
and tender were completely smashed
and landed in fragments fifteen or
twenty feet from the track. Mr. John
Rider, the engineer, was laken from
the ruins badly scalded, but no bones
broken. The firemau was slightly
bruised. The pastengers all escaped
injury. .
The Burlington and Missouri Rail
road Company hare let the comract for
grading ten miles of the Lincoln
branch from Plaltsmoulh. Omaha
At last the "enterprising organ"
has been compelled to connect Plaits
mouth with the B. & M. R. It. although
it does so with reluctance, and then in
'be most unfavorable light possible for
this town. It speaks of this line as a
branch," when if it knows anything
about the line it must know it is the
most important line of roi.d, either be
ing constructed or proposed, trarers
ing the western country, and th it in
stead, of being a "branch" it ii the
great through route from the Atlantic
to the Pacific, and the one which Oma
ha fears mora than all others. And
then, again, the Herald, writer knew
full well that instead of the contract
. being "for grading ten miles" of the
road from Plattsmouth west, it is for
Completing silly miles from Platts
mouth west. Our people must admire
the manner ia which the"enterprising"
journal treats 01 r Railroad matters.
The Omaha victory on Monday was
a splendid Democratic success. The
efforts of the Herald were efficiently
promotive of the cause. Armed with
..trmh. a rnio of the talent and discre
tion, energy and courage of Dr. Mils
ler, at the head of a publY journal, ac
knowledged lyjiie Jrst of the press in
aviate, can do wonders in a canvass,
lownough defeated last fall in the ' gen
eral election, the success of the Demo
cracy is splendid in the recent election.
St. Joseph Gazelle.
How do the "sore heads" who as
sisted in defeaticg a portion of the
Republican ticket in Omaha like this
kind of praisj for their services ? It
must be refreshing to them to read such
, notices as me above in every copper
head paper they pick up. Such is the
reward of men who betray their party
into the hands of its enemies. It is
not always a difficult task to betray
and ruin a friend whose confidence you
may have and who 'trusts you with all
the secrets of his household; but the
sore heads who have betrayed the Re
publican party into hands of its ene
mies will yet find that it is a difficult
matter to ever again secure the
dence and esteem of that friend who
has once been betrayed.
The Plattsmouth Herald thinks the
M. P. , Railroad Company will lay a
track of "brass rails." You are in er
' ror, but the Company mentioned will
lay a substantial track as far West as
Lincoln within the next six months.
This Company is fairly "out of . the
' woods" and will build the road as fast
as any line has been constructed in this
country. Chronicle.
Our idea that the Company would
use "brass" rails was on the stipposi
lion that Morton could furnish the
brass" cheaper than iron could be
We clip the following items from
the Glenwood Opinion:
Four Hobszs. Four-horse coaches
were this week put upon the line be
tween this place and Cromwell, the
present terminus of the 13. & M. Rail
road. Contract Lei. The Contract for
building the extension of the B. & M.
Railroad from Plattsmouth to Lincoln,
' in Nebraska was, on the 3d inst.,
, awarded by Chief Engineer Thielsoo,
to James Fitzgerald and S. H. Mal
lory. The contractors intend to put a
force on the road at once, and push the
work as fast as possible. '
Our Railroad. We are informed
that piles have been driven for all the
bridges on Indian Creek, and some on
this side of the Nishnabotana, and they
are now ready for the timbers. - It was
feared that the necessary limber for
piles could not be obtained in this part
of the State, but the Company express
themselves as having been agreeably
disappointed in that respect. They
have easily obtained all they wanted
in this county. The late rains have
delayed the work of grading-, some
what, but it U now progressing rapid
ly . 1
The sale of lots and lands at Lin
coln, by our State authorities, has
proved a complete success. Up to
Saturfay n'gU the aggregate sales
fooi-d up something over 8140,000.
oout 400 lots, out of 2,300 were dis
posed of and about five sections ou
of 40,000 acres of public lands, were
scld. The sales were continued on
Monday, when ihe grand aggregate
was undoubtedly swelled to S150.000,
being the full amount of the appropri
ations made last winter to construct the
&ate University, Agricultural College
ind tne Mate .Lunatic Asylum, ine
propetry yet unsold will be offered at
public sales at Lincoln, commencing on
Ve 23d of September next, to which
llo the sales were adjourned on Mon
day evening.
od prices were realized for the
lots a.j Upds, and the bidding was
spiritea throughout. Capitalists were
present t-om nearly all the eastern
S:ates, as vn a3 from Ohio, Indiana,
Missouri, IlU0i3 i0Wa and Nebras
ka buyers wen on hand, and the fisr
urea will show tha.a fair proportion of
doiu lots ana tanas wre taken by cit
izens of this State. Onha must have
invested at least S20,Cwo at those
We 6hall have a full report ot the
sales in a day or two, when we wlt
publish a list embracing the names of
the pr ncipal purchasers, with the
amount bought by each respectively.
We doubt whether, in the history of
any state, there has ever been a par
allel to the success which has thus far
attended the establishment of our State
Capital. One hundred and sixty acres
of wild prairie land, almost in a wil
derness, were turned over by the Leg
islature to a Board of Commissioners,
the proceeds of the sales ot which they
were authorized to apply to the con
struction of a Capital building. Thus
provided they proceeded to locate the
Stale Capital at Lincoln, and offered
for sale one half the lots on the pro
pose town site. The proceeds arising
from the first sale were about SSO,
000. Out of this fund the Commis
sioners proceeded to erect our present
Capital building -a large, well-arranged
stone structure, ample for all
the purposes for which it was intended
and which will answer all the demands
of the State for years to come. At
the recent session of the State Legis
lature an appropriation of $100,000
was made for ihe construction of a
State University anJ Agricultural Col
lege, and S50.000 for the building of a
State Lunatic Asylum, and the same
Commissioners were authored to of
fer for sale the unsold lots and blocks
on the Lincoln town site, together with
40,000 acres of the saline lands given
to the State by the general Govern
ment, and from the proceeds of the
sales of this propert, to construct the
two buildings namd. No other fund
was provided for .bis object. The re
suit of this second sale has demonstrat
ed that fund's ample in amount, will be
provided for the erection of the College
and Asylum, as provided in the act re
ferred to. and in the opinion of the
Commissioners, the cost of the State
University may be increased to $150,
000,and the Lunatic Asylum to SlOO,
000. This would give us two build
ings of sufficient capacity to accommo
date all the necessities of the State for
many years to come and all this from
160 acres of wild prairie land, and
about three fourths of the lands given
to the State in connection with our salt
Thcie can be no question that- the
proceeds of the sale of this property
will furnish us with a state Agricul
tural College, and a State Lunatic Asy
lum, without the cost of a single dol
lar to the tax payers of the State.
Where is there a parallel to this in
the history of any State?
How is this for Republican manage
mant, Mr. Ileraldl What about the
missing: voucnerst tome, give us
your views of the "Lincoln swindle,'
in the light of the facts here stated.
We clip the following items from the
Fremont Tribune.
Hon. . II. Rogers has been select
ed as one of the appraisers of the
Union Pacific Railroad lands in this
regio and i now engaged in the dis
coarse or nis duty. air. ltogers is
well acquainted in this part of the
country, and well qualified to perform
the trust.
An attempt was made by the pris
oners confined in our county jail to es
cape, on la?t Wednesday evening.
The psisoners became possessed of an
old case-knife by some means, and
with the same cut a bole in the floor
of the Court room, and were getting
into the second story, when the guard,
siispicioning that all was not right, went
up stairs and surprised the candidates
for liberty by appearing on the upper
side of the hole. With a request not
to shoot, the fellow who was about
half way fre, let go and dropped to
the door. The sheriff has now se
cured them in such a manner that they
are not afraid of getting away.
Accident. John Baird, Esq.,
brother of Capt. C. N. Baird, present
Postmaster at Lincoln,met with a fear
ful accident a few days since. In
crossing bait Creek, about six miles
below Lincoln, the floods had so wash
ed out the bottom of the ford, that his
team and wagon were entirely sub
merged. The wagon was turned in
the current and himself and wife with
three little children were thrown into
the water. Mr. Baird swam ashore
with his wife, and afterward found
two of his children holding on to a
feather bed. and the other one cling
ing to a bundle of shingles. He
brought thm safely ashore about five
hundred yards below the ford. He
succeeded in saving one of his horses
and the other was drowned.- Chron
The first car arrived yesterday.
Melting of tlie Curreucy Print
ing 1'iates.
The Washington Chronicle of the
5tb inst., contains the following account
of the destruction of the currency
printing plates :
Senator Thayer and ex-iteprenseni-
ative G. A. Halsey, representing Con
gress ; Mr. L. D. Moore, Register's
Office; Mr. S. Guthrie, Treasurer's
Office ; Mr Parley Hammond, Secre
tary's Office, and A. S. Pratt, former
ly of the Treasury Department, have
during the present week been busily
engaged in preparing for destruction
the copper electrotype, stereotype, and
steel plates, dies, &c on which nave
been printed in the Treasury building
the United Stales currency notes. The
first three classes named were destroy
ed by the melting process in the Treas
ury building, but the facilities not be
ing sufficient there to melt the steel
plates, they were, at 11 a. m. yester
day, taken to the navy yard, and there
in the furnace reduced to a liquid state.
The plates, rolls, dies, and bed pieces
weighed 16,000 pounds, and consisted
of about 2,900 pieces- These were
deposted in four wagons, which were
accompanied by the committee. The
boxes, forty in number, were removed
from the wagons at the navy yard and
placed in elevators, with the sef un
disturbed. Each box had irn band
fastenings, and bore three seals the
Treasurer's, -and that of Jay Cooke &
Co., bankers. The Airnace was al
ready heated for h purpose, and the
boxes were cast -Yum the elevator into
the furnace, correct tally of each piece
being taker at the time. The melting
was competed late last evening, and
as plats, on which has been printed
some $8,000,000,000, they are no
mere. Hose were attached to plugs
around the furnace, to be ready for in
stant use in case of accident.
As the liquid mass came from the
furnace it was poured by the workmen
into prepared moulds in the shape of
pig iron. After the metal had cooled,
an examination revealed the fact that
it was perfectly useless for any pur
pose, being full of air holes and easily
The workmen, under the superin
tendece of Mr. Willirm Bland, fore
man of the ircn moulders, were com
pelled to remain after bell ring, as the
destruction of all the plates at that
time had not been completed, and the
committee in cnarge determined to
"stick" until the. la&tof the old green
back plates had been transformed into
an ugly mass of black metal.
The officers of the navy yard ex
tenocJ ail possible courtesies to the
distinguished gentlemen acting as the
committee. Senator Thaver and Hon
Mr. Halsey appeared to enjdy the du
ties imposed upon them, and in conse
quence of the degree of warmth ex
perienced in the foundry, were roam
ing nround in a workman-like manner
in shirt cleeves and vigorously usio"
the chapeau for a fan. '
The Committee will reprr the re
suit of their labors to the Secretary to
Protection to our Frontier Set
we are exceedingly gratified to
learn, as we do from General Auaur.
that he has so disposed of the farces
under his command as to furnish a
company of civelry to guard and pro
tect our frontier settlements in Jetfer
eon and adjoining counties in southern
Nebraska. The General has raised
another company of Pawnee sccuts.
who will relieve a company of cavalry
now on duty on (he Republican river
As soon as they reach their place of
destination, the company which will be
relieved by the scouts, will return to
Ft. Kearney, provide themselves with
necessary supplies, and return imme
diately to the Little Blue, where tbey
will be stationed at tne best points to
afford ample protection to our exposed
frontier settlements in southern Ne
Gen. Auger will do everything in
his power to protect our citizens. No
better or more capable man could be
intrusted with the management of the
delicate and responsible position of
commander of the Department of the
Putte. Republican.
Personal. Hon. Wm. H. Seward
of New York, late Secretary of State
of the United States, will arrive in this
city to day. He is on his way to Alas
ka. Ex-Secretary Seward, (however
widely we may differ in opinion from
Dim on tne political issues of tne day;
is unquestionably one of the ablest men
of his time. He has attained a riDe.
old age in the service of the republic,
and will take rank in history, side by
side with Websier.Clay, Calhoun, Lin
coln and Benton. We wish bim a
pleasant journey and a safe return to
his beatiful home in the city of Au
burn. Republican.
The ruling passion was recently ex
hibited in a remarkable manner, or
the occasion of a funeral. An old
ltdy had lost her husband, and on ihe
day of the funeral her neighbors were
somewhat tardy in appearing at the
solemnities. "Nabby,"said she, "hand
me my knitting; I might as well be tak
ing a few stitches while the gathering
is taking place.
A Prompt Reply. -Rev. Rowland
Hill used to ride to and from church in
a carnage, lnis gave onence to one
of his members at least, who went so
far as to hand in among the notices one
requesting "tbe prayers of the congre
gation for the pastor, who, yielding to
pride, is in the habit of riding in his
carriage, not content,' like his Divine
Master, to ride upon an ass. ' It was
not till Mr. H. had read the paper, and
observed the sensation created, that he
noticed its import; then laying it down
he taid: "It is true, brethren, I ride
in my carriage, but if the author of
this notice will appear at ihe door at
the conclusion of the service, saddled
and bridled, I will do my best to ride
him home.
Wc find the following paragraph in
a California exchange:
'Thirteen years ago a gentleman
purchased 22 acres of land near Los
Angelos. California, for $200. The
first year he planted nine acres of
vines, and fenced the entire tract with
a live fence. The remaing 13 acres
have been planted in trees, of which
there are bearing 212 orange trees,
100 lemon trees, 29 walnut trees, 100
apple trees, 200 peach trees, and a few
lime, plum, quince, fig, &c. The nine
acres of vineyard produced $950, after
paying expenses of cutting, being a
net profit of over $100 per acre; and
the fruit crop from the 13 acres (in
eluding the oranges, now begining to
ripen, estimating them at the price re
alized last year,) amounted to $2,950,
making the net receipts from the crops
produced on twenty-two acres last year
about $3,000, most of the labor being
performed by the owner. The Jive
fence last year supplied a surplus of
fire-wood, which was sold at good
The paragraph has an interest in
the 'acts it gives about California farm
ing; but the last sentences attracted
our particular attention as something
novel, in the "account of stock" of a
well appointed farm. Assuredly, if
our farmers were to dwell much on the
firewood from their live fences, it
would be a saving at the spigot end a
wasting at the bung; and yet we see
hedges sometimes left to row as if
"fire-wood" was really the great end
of the planter. Anything like limber
along a fence-line is a great loss to
the farm. It is a well ascertained fact
that the roots of trees, as a ride,exlend
in width about in proportion to the
height of the tree. Hence, if a hedge
be allowed to grow until the plants in
it extend twenty five feet high, tne
roots will extend to about that distance,
rolbing the soil of its fertilizing prop
erties, and spoiling the regular farm
crop growing thereon. '
Whoever has Osage Orange hedges
should be very careful not to let them
get over fonr or five feet high. The
roots will not go much farther away
than that. A few fugitives may occa
sionally be found further; but this is
about the thing. June, by the way, is
the best time to trim these hedges,
while the young growth is as soft as
grass. They can be readily cut with
a short -scythe, and a half a mile be
trimmed in a day. The best shape to
itrim is the cortical, starting about two
nd a half to three foet at tbe base, and
cut ring up gradually to a point at the
top. This is the way to make them
thick at the bottom. If they are cut in
too narrow they will soon get thin, and
never be "hog-proof." " In SepteinrJ.
tney may Dave another lignt tnn
Well mauagad and it is very sim
ple to well manage them there
nothing so cheap and everyway valua
ble as a good 0?age Orange hedge
as left to grow to 'fire wood." there is
no greater nu'sance. Jeivs. of life.
An old document contains some in
Lteresiing information unknown to many
and rarely encountered in the p.ipers
Among other things it contains i
table exhibiting the average age at
lamed by persons employed in the ?a
rious popular professions of the day.
In this particular, as in most others,
the farmers have the advantage over
the rest of mankind, as their average
age is sixty five. Next upon the dock
et comes the judges and justices of the
peace, the dignity of whose lives
lengthened out to sixty-four. Follw
ing them, immediately in the category
of longevity, is the bank officer, who
sums up his accounts at the age of six
ty-thrte. Public officers cling to their
existence with as much pertinacity as
they retain their offices they never
resign their offices, but life forsakes
them at fifty-six. Coopers, although
they seem" to stave through life, hang
on till they are fifty-eight. The good
works of the clergymen follow them at
fifty five. Shipwrights, patters, law
pers and rope-makers (some very ap-
priaielyigo together at the age of fifty
four. The '-Village Blacksmith," like
most of his contemporanes,die8 at fifty
one. Butchers follow their bloody ca
reer for precise'y half a century. Car
penters are brought to tbe scaffold at
forty nine. Masons realize their cry
of "Mori!'' at forty-seven. Traders
cease their 'speculation at forty six.
Jewelers are disgusted with the tinsel
of life at forty-four. Bakers, manu
facturers and various mechanics die at
forty three, lie painters yield to
their colic at forty-two. The brkile
thread of a tailor's life is broken at
forty-one. Editors, like all other be
ings who come under the special ad
miration of the gods, die comparatively
yoking they accomplish their errand
of mercy at forty. The musician re
deems his last note and plays his dying
fall at thirty-nine. The professional
dancer shuffles off his mortal coil at
thirty nine. The machinist is usually
blown up up at thirty six The teach
er usually dismisses his scholars aft the
age of thirty-four. The clerk passes up
his checks at thirty-two, and the printer
becjmes dead matter at the age of
The Fdtuke of Dull'Bots.
Parent. should never despair because
their children give little promise of em-
nence in early life. Douglas Jerrold
jii .
was consiuereu a uun ooy; ai nine
years" old he could scarcely read.
Goldsmith was a very unpromising boy.
Dryden, Swift and Gibbon, in their
earliest pieces did not show any talent.
The mother of Sheridan, herself a lit
erary woman, pronounced mm to oe
the dullest and roost hopeless of ber
sons. The father of Barrow is said to
have exclaimed: 'If it please God to
take away any of my children, I hope
it will be Isaac." The injudicious pa
rent regarded the lad as a miracle of
stupidity, but he after wa ds proved the
glory of his family.
There would be fewer wretched
marriages, fewer dissipated, degraded
men, if women were taught to feet tbe
angel iaty that devolves on them, to
keep the wandering steps of those who
are tempted to much more than they,
in the paths of virtue and peace to
make them feel that in the busy world
is noise and confusion that at home
there is order and repose that their
"eyes look brighter" when they come
that the smile of welcome is ever
ready to receive them, the books are
ever ready to be laid aside to minister
to the husbands pleasure, they would
find amusement then at home, nor
strive to seek it elsewhere. And not
alone to the higher classes of society
should this be taught it should be a
lesson instilled into the minds of ell
high and low, rich and poor. Fewer
heart broken wives, weeping and scold
ing, would stand waiting at the doors
of public houses, to lead tbe un
steady steps of their drunken hus
bands home, if that home had offered
a room as cheerful, a fire as bright, a
welcome as ready and cordial as at the
tap-room they frequent. Duty has
seldom has strong a bold on man as
woman ; they cannot, will not, for
duty's sake, remain in a dull, tedious
or ill-managed, quarrelsome home, but
leave it to find elsewhere the comfort
and amusement which fails them there;
and when riot and revelery have done
their work, the wives and sisters, who
have done so little to make them oth
erwise, are pitied for their bad hus
bands and brothers.
The richer counties of Nebraska
those whose assessment for 1869,
reaches one million of dolllars each
are the following :
Douglas county,
Richardson "
Cass "
Dodge "
Washington "
Sarpy "
2 195,155
2 136.835
1.593 .593
An enterprising speculator in Paris
talks about starting a mammoth print
ing bouse, where be desires to print
nil the daily newspapers published in
:be city.
A number of editors of American
medical journals were in attendance at
, ei.4 nrj-i
iuc iiieriiu vi me rvnifi lean iueuitui
Association at New Orleans, and form
ed an organization under the name of
the Association of American Medical
-'' The author of - the :Dodge Club"
papers, which ore ued such a sensation
a year ago, when published in TIar
per's Magazine, is found, by Boston
correspondence, to be James F. De
Miller, son of a New Brunswick lum
ber merchant of moderate means
Ii is a literary curiosity that in our
language no word beginning with the
lettrrs al," is more than merely re
spertable, and that nearly all of then
are decidedly mean. Ins-tance slink,
plough, slum, slave, tlope, slice, fclv,
!iirgard, ulu, slay, nod many ethers,
It is not what people eat, but
what they digest, that mtikes them
strong. It i not what ther cnin, but
what they save, tbat makes them rich
It is cot what they read but what they
remember, that makes them learned.
It is not what they profess, but what
they practice, that make righteous
A Parisian capitalist has purchnjed
the copyright of the famous Biograpie
Universelle, and will published a new
edition of this gigantic work. The
book will be completed in ten years,
and is expected to comprise cboul
eighty thick volumes.
An irregular apprentice, frequently
keeping late hours, his master at 'ength
took occasion to apply some weighty ar
guments to convince him of the "error
of his ways." During the chastise
ment the master exclaimed: "How
long will you serve the devil?" The
boy replied, whimpering: "You know
best, sir. I believe my indentures will
be out in three months.
A Concord editor, who bad become
estatic over the auroral display latt
month, says it looked as if "some ce
lestial mercer bad unrolled twoor three
dozen pieces of silk of the most beau
tiful lints of purple, green, blue, lilac
and white, gathered the ends into his
hands at the zenith, and 'el them flow
down to the horizon." He is evident
ly a commerical editor.
Artemus Ward's lecture at Egyptian
Hall, London, is about to be published
8imultaneosly in New York and Lon
don. It is to be printed with an at
tempt to represent by the arrangement
of epaces, and by the use of different
Hinds of type, the peculiarities of the
lecturer s voice. There are to be
thirty-six illustrations from tbe pano
rama which the lecturer illustrated.
The book will have an introduction by
Mr. T. VY. Robertson.
The Ramie, the new grass said to be
suitable for the manufacture of paper,
is about to be cultivated in Egypt, sev-
ral Dachas having written to the
United States to obtain seed Tbe pa
pyrus, trom wmcn tne name 01 paper
is derived, was nrst grown along tne
banks of the Nile for tbe use of the
scribes of Alexandria, and the con
nection between tbe primitive and mod
ern material is worthy of notice as a
tlsa that Egypt is waking up to the
advance of civilization.
The editor of the Minnesota Feileral
Union, apoligizing for the shabby ap-
paarance of his paper, says delinquents I
do not pay up their subscriptions, and
concludes with this compliment to tbe
Minnesotians: "In no land where we
hare heretofore dwelt, have been so
extraordinarily humbugged, and dis
covered so many full-fledged 'shysters'
and 'scalawags as in this Minnesota.
iney apper 10 spring up spontaneously
- - i t
nd to be indigenous to this fertile
Religion Exemplified. I would
not give much for your religion unless
it can be seen. Lamps do not talk,
but. they do shine. A light-house
sounds no drum, it beats no gong, and
yet far over the waters its friendly
spark is seen by the mariner. So let
our actions shine out your religion.
Let the main sermon of your life be
illustrated by your conduct, and it shall
net fail to be illustrious.
The Land We Love, a Southern
magazine, tells un amusing story of
the first battle of Bull Run-how a wound
ed Union prisoner begged a Lousiana
Tiger to relieve him of his sufferings
by death; how the brave "Tiger"cooly
gratified bim by cutting his throat with
a dirk; how he then bowed to the
other wounded men and blandly asked
if "he could accommodate ary other
Strayed or Stolin-
From the undersigns 1, on Wcplnj Water, three
miles below Ihe rails, June lO'a, One Large Bay
Hore, 8 or 9 years old, a Terr I'ttle whit in the
forehead, very thick Just below the even, noee
strt ight, mane and ta'l black and s'igntly wavy.
Any person returning (aid hirse to me, on Weeping
Water, or at channon's "Stable in Piattsmouth.or
giving reliable-information of his wbereaboutsj will
be suitably rewarded.
J line II tf. P. S. BARNES,
Wait for It! None Other
Trill Give as Good Sat
isfaction I
The above naned Model Equesfrain and Olmpian
Exhibition, uniting ihe element of Brilliant and
Graceful Horsemanship. ClasKie snd liar ing Gym
nastics, Dazzling Pantbeonic Performances, and an
enxemble of surpassing exce leuce presented by a
Trjnps of P eked Performers. Will exhibit at
Plattsmouth, Tuesday, June 20.'h, 1SC9,
f Under a Mammoth Water-pr-of Pavilion, capabl.of
5:uirortrbly holding over 4000 people.
In the matter of the estate of Pamnc l J T.ikes,
!ate of Cass Cuanty. Nebmska. William L. Wells
has made application to the l'robste Court to be ao
pointed Administrator of said estate: now then the
Court hs ordered this application be i nblihed in
the Plattsmouth Herttlii for three works ami Hist
on the 30th day of June ai 10 oVI ck a in. of thnt
day at the offlre of Ibo Pre. bale Jinle in the city of
KUt'smoutb. lie will hear sod determine Ihe said
application., all l-eons ii.ttresttd will E.nrar tn
Ulren under my hand this Bih day of .Tune, 13"9,
- tar, i-jA'ir. pror.t Tr1 .
Is rVy given that an e'ectlon will be jeld at
the ul". place or holding elections in 1'lattsmoutb
precif st, Class county Nebraska, on
SJ 5 Vl 'iJA Y th id day of July, A Z. 139,
t r the purpose of fnl milting to the legul to en ol
aid i-te -Inct the proposition to Issue the tpccial
bonds A paid Plattsmoath precinct In an smonut not
excel iipi! fifty thousand dollar tiu),ouo, ..J
muclf Uj- riofofxald Mini of fifu thousand d illars as
hal!fee aecoise-iry lo purchase fur, and secure to, the
IturliegU n aud Missouri Hirer Railroad Company all
uch f roaadsand lands within the preet corrorste
limits nt ; he city cf PlstUmoutb as Ihe said Cum.
panyba!l designate, and npon which said Company
fhall V';q-tract all dirws, inachine-f hops, round
houses t lno tables, s:de t.acks and sw :ch'e, and
all ottpr jbniidlogsand constructions which may be
necr-sssrj to the e and business of said Burling,
ton 4 li ouri River Kail road Company, and also to
secure t I is said Burlington and Mittouri Klvev
RsilroMC otnuty the riy ht of way from a point
sri hin f it present limits of the cily of Plattsmouth,
and up a i safh line within Cass county as the said
Uurliiirt Missouri River Kailrt ad. ComDaov
shall bt ijnate.
Said I-Orln to be I slued as follows, to wit: Tbe
entiie wt;tint of the said fum of fifty thoasand dol
larp ($) 90) to be issued in bonds of one bnndrod
dollars c.a,;u. cn or before the first day of August,
D. l&tif. anil Immediately delivered to the Coutity
TreastiTi r nf Cass county, to be paid out and aed by
the sail iKiiiniy t reasurer lor tne purises berei
set forth. 1. 1
Said fcoivls tj ruu Ave years from the dite of their
issuance, irith Interest, parable annually, at the rate
oi ten i. ein om per annum.
Said S ula and the interest thereon to be payabl
at the ifi i. er the Couotv Tr asnrer of Cats county
Nebraikftt Tbe entire amount of the tail bonds,
in the ih.i.i of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or so
much tboi'of of said sum of Bfly thousand dollars as
shall t ptJij ont and used by the County Treasure
for thefceirroses herein set forth, to be dun and paya
ble nvu yfart) from tne uate oi tne ueuanee of aaid
bonds. I
All be lit-, remaining in Ihe hands f the Connty
Treas ur It after the ptrposeshereln set forth shall
be fnl!)r iitbd completely accoruplirhed, tc .ne salla
f actio siki acceptance cf tbe aaid url:.agton and
slissonn It.ver Kailrnd Compaty, to be returned
to the 1 unity Gommtfsioners of Cass cam tv.
that th sai4 County Oommisstonere be ujhorlaod
and ref :ir-l to cancel and destroy the same.
The proposition will also be sut-mitu.'d to th legal
voitrsi" situ rtaiumouin precinct si ihe said elee
tion to at lorlxe aod require the County Commission.
era of I 'd Cass county, Nebraska, to levy an annual
tax on nil i.he real and personal property within the
ooumis rt aid flattsmoutb precinct to par tbe inter
est onfall.' special bonds, and after the expiration of
rourye."-' from tbe date of the issuance c-t said spe
cial bo. ilyw levy snch additional tax on all Ihe retl
and pcfMial property within the boaods of said
PlaUstnoiiiB precinct u shall be sufficient to par an
redeem (he'whole amount of said special bonds
which ! I J bave been paid ont and used by th
County ilr-asurer aj herein provided, anil to appJy
tne ana ni i or sucn aantionai tax to me irattre pay
meat ai ii iauldatioo of said special bonds.
Tne a s tton sobnitM.t to said voters at said elec
tion wili For Hpeolal Bonds and Tux. Xes;
For Si -MlaJ Bonds and Tax. Mo."
The 'i o -r at aaid election will be evened at 8
o cioc - Tt of said aty, and win com, i one opca
until o e in tbe anernooo of aaid oaf.
By of irof the Board of Cousty Conjinissloners
a witness whoreof I hereunto w mr band
seal "d official seal at Plattsmouth on this id
of Jane, J., s. iao.
l :, B. 8POBLOCK.
? f!litrlr Pa., eonntv. Nabralaa.
A OrUMsvc to provide for the paring of the
side-w . k en the west slue of beooni, between
Main ::
pec. L
ff-U ffrdained by fhs Xtayrr and City
1 Sramte streets.
r Tke Uitv of fuuttuoutn. Trial the ow n.
era of lot'-
fronting na the west aide of Second street,
! and Granite streets, shall lay down
between; '
good an 4 it etantial sidewalks in front of his or ber
property : M-pfceti vely, uaid aidewaiit to ae lata aewa
brtn lie) ,y of July. A. D. l&6S.
with gcoc bLiak, stone, or plank not leee thae, two
see. a. n id sldewaltt to oe put cows una ptrea
inches tit k; with a good substantial carting at tbe
line of tw
wood, of
twelve la
"i'eet, and siddsidd walks, mane or brick,
Cae, shall be of nnlfoita height acd
'ti above ths grade of the street and not
test than .
u feel wide .
Esc. 3. :
' f at if anr of aaid lot owners fall to build
aaid side "
1st day oI .
ions of th 1
!ila front of their respective lots by the
S T. A. D I:jb8. acot.rdinr t3 toe provi-
c raiaance, -then it thai! b-j tbe amy of
the Street
-nmissioner to build said sidawaike in
front of tk i ts rf the respective osrn era, and the
expense! .aiding tbe saiil sidewalks shall be
charged to
lots; and i
- a respective owners of tnt contiguous
.mAnn, 4 tim . r rv.n,i i lllr, fn. t ll M
-fsnch aidtiwalks ibait be retained to
the City 1
' sarcr. who shall assess tht amooat of
such exper
i'ure aa tax againscthe lot oa-aers r
d snch tax abail be a liea npon such
e City Treasurer shall collect the said
i'i la the time manner aa other taxes
I'm said city: Provided, That said
ted agarniit said lot owners fer suck
.building said sidewalks shtll always
i lev. , - '
i- tlinancdi and resolutions luaaicting
"mice are hereby repealed
' ordinance to take e lect from and
ATiath..l D. le.
P. V. WHEELEB, Mayo-.
a.UAei U tr", aeowdet,. tBjr2T
lot ; and ;
tax as as
are eolleat
taxes so aa
expend i till
be paid ins
Sec. 4.
with tbi'
after its pi
Missouri Valley Life Insuranoo
- Company of Kansas and
Missouri v
Made to (he Secretary of State of Nelrasar
and Showing the Condition of taid
Company on the 3 15 day of December,
18(38: . -r
Chartered Capita, " ft 000.000 00
On a run teed Capital, ' ( -- 1,U0U O'K) 1)0
Paid op Cuplial, 167,600 W
Loans on Bond and Moitgage, and otfaor
approved securities, $181,761 15
Cah, and (lash limn, 7,70tii -t
Due on Stock Account, 9 BOO 00
Deferred Premium. 6 41(1 Otf
Stock Ktlls Receivable, 80,600 00
Accrued InteTest, 4 V&0 00
Other Projwrty, Including Oflk-e Furniture, l,01S 00
Total Aesets,
9202,391 UK
has not been.
for Keserve, which
None, except
For Premiums and Interest,
f 48,874 93
For Binaries, Commissions, Stationery,
and 'l other purp0es, f 18,895 CO
Percentage of Expense to Income,
Number of Policies !.sne9, S4I ; Amount Insured,
$343,('00 : ToUl Prrmium Ueceipti, Included dw
ferred pre niunrs, fS8;5b4 71 ; Keceiiits from IoUrexl
The Company sine the 1st of January has pur'
chased $100,000 of GoTernojenl A-UOllonds.
(To expire on ,tbe Slit d.iy of January, 1970 )
Ornca or f-Tara ArpiToa, y
Lincolh, h i d , April 1,1869.
Whereas, Abram B. CovhIi, ij., Mat Agent for
tbe Missouri Valley Life Imiirn ce Company, lo
cated at Leayeoworih City, in the Slate of Kansus,
has Died in this office a copy of the act of Incorpora
tion of said Compaay, and a cUtem-nt under oatn,
shoving its condition, as required by the fifth sec
tion of a law of the Sis t of Mebriska, entitled "An
Act In Relation to Insurance Companies," approved
February ISih, IsO ; approved February )2th.
1860 ; and whereas, raid has furnished the
undersigned satisfactory eviue fiat it is po nrJ
of five bundled tboutaud d ilUri of actual capital,
invested in stocks of at lease par value, or In bonds
or niorlKages on rest etate worth double tho
amount for which, the smns Is mortgsged; acd
whereaa, siiid Company l as tiled in Una office
written intrun:i lit, under the seal of the Company,
i-iftned by tne President and Been tary thereof, an
thoriziug the said Abram B Covslt to acknowledge
service of process for and in behalf cf said Company,
consenting that service of process upou him iiall
betaken and held to be as valid aa it served upon
the Companr, according to the 'awe of Uis b'tale or
any other Slate, snd waiving all claims of errors by
rea.-on of such servic aud hereas, Abram B Co.
valthas fkinixhed satis'actory evliter.00 Ibat be Ii
the a ponied Agent of said Company ;
Therefore, he il known ty these pre.ents, ThLt In
pursuance .f l lie aiureeaW act, I, Jobu Gillespie,
Auditor of tbe State of Nebraska, do hereby certify
that Abram II. Covalt. fctq., lias full authority to
act as Statf Agent for the .a:d Mi.-Hoarl Valley 1. if
Insurance Company, In t' e Mate of Nebraska, ami
to do and perfi.rti all acts for and In behalf cf said
Company authorized by bin appotntnent as seen
Agent, and by the laws of this ttate, until the 31sl
day ol January, A. It. If 70.
In witness whereof, I have subscribed my
name, arcl csnxed the &eai of the Auditor's
L. S. Oiilce to be alilxed this 1st dy of April, A.
U. 163.
Htate Auditor,
" J. W. 1MKSH ALL, Agent, riattstiiouth. Neh.
mayiWit .
Railroad rJotice.
To Vie oitnert of the landi herein iltfcribed:
Too are hereby notified that a railroad known ai
the "Burlington k Misnuri Klrer Railroad," ha
been located through the norll east quar er, the
northwest quarter, and the southwest ejuartsr ot
section No. eleven (II), and the southeast quartet of
section No. two (i), all in towel, l No. twelv fl.
north ofrarge No. nine (!)) ent. In the county of
Saunders and St.ite of orak. and Ibat unless vuu
shl appear within thirty (3n) darn after tbe
CUion of this notice, the said Railroad Company will
apply lo the Probate Judue of aa d launder coumy
to have the d .mage to said land usaeaaed lit accord
ance witn tae statute in sueh cas-smade and pro
Vi'le.l. . Dahal tLU SOU 4aj tf Aley, lr1. - - ....
.- . ti. rut. ubk,
Ag Il.irlliigtort A Missouri lUrtr JUilrcsd Comr snr
ft ArMavii. (Jelwe
Weeping "Water
Take la exchange for fiOOfil.
if: A. jeim: EES
Calling' and Pricing'
He fore I'urcliaalni: EliTrll?
Wet-j Idj Water. KAH May 11, !.