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at their hall on the tret and
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: foaftb. F riders of
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t,carr.m Xo.1 X. A. M.-Regalar
r , raini laeswey eve
BB.S ef BSC JBOBta At TX o'clock . m.
ef tee family are bald oa Wedueaday eva-
or the fall sneoa of ... k
All f " Afaaens their wives, aiders aad
....... iBTura m attana. unmarried le-
" 'nw years or age.
flUe. C. A. pc. Sironm.
J. AT. Wui. Kaocrdsr.
" o. e. f.
lUgalar meetings f Matto Lodga. We. T. I. 0
2. LuI17jj?,? Tj. Brolhere ef ela-
aeigea MriitMr tavited to visit
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T"" iBTiS'' TrT,iin TbbbU raspBct
KxcBtBinB Dagiii Loio. !fo. t. K n
MbI! a the mt aaa third 3.trd.y aan-
Looi N8.-0. J. DaTii.
II T Aaa abf aarr ta .
v..jb. tt. .-. aieau at alt.
Lade Dpaty. JMata arery Wadoanday araa
. TraveliDC Teiplar ranpuctfully iDviUd.
wn'r!!?.9' ?4A,U0, Griffith.
W.a T.;;u. Alln. W.8.: C. H. Winslow.
I Maau BTary 8atarlay BTanin.
Traralioa ftmpl.rj ara respactXolly iorit! to
t. Luke's Parish
Vaataty BratincaTof tha Vestry lit Friday
aa-eninc afeaeh month, at tha Koefry; Quartely
foatiav ( V atry Ut Mondayi of May. Ani-uiiC
Ttaioar and February.
If M. L. WtLLa. Clark.
T. M. trARQUETT.
ATTORNEY AT T.AT aud Solioitor ia Cbaa-
i laiumouio. riaDraaka.
am. m. caimtv
TTORVEVa AT LAW and Solicitor. I.
- r. . 1... I. X.' I U rtixx-.
hiia A BattM-y'a Drug Store. laprl.
II. t. JCNKI.-VGm.
ATTORNEY AT LAVT and Ornerid Land
AdU Lioeola. Nbraka. Will practice iaauy
a tb Caurta of the Hlata. uJ will buy aad aell
Real Kmato o eomjuiuiao. pj Taxee. examin
XiUea. Aa. iaolif.
Dr. J. V. TUOM4H,
Harlsc permanently located at Weeping Wa
ter f alii, tender! hi profewsional acrvioea to the
altiiame af Caaa ooanty. Nebraska. Jan7'bif.
JT. U. UILDHKt:CHT, I.
Sarin parmaneBtly located here, tenders hia
Brefaaiunal aerricee to the people of the city
had earroaadiBf country. artlfica at hie rei-
lee. aaa anile aoata of town. - eeptXdwtf.-'
R. R liTISGHm. a. U.,
yilTSICIAN AND BURQEOX-tcnden hu
rofemiouai serricea to the cilixeni of Caaa coun
ty. Keeidenceaoatheaateorner of Oak andiMxth
fireata; office oa Main atreet. oppoaile Court
liaaae. Piatumoalh. Mabraaka.
- J. XT. RAWJLI.VK. El D..
lHT9iaAX AND SURGEON. lata a Sar
cnoa in-Cblaf of tha Army of the Totoaiaa.
rlattitmoath. Nebraska. Office with Or. II. K.
Lirincston, on Xain atreet, oppoaita tha Court
Hease. Prirate raaideoce corner of Rock and
14th iuiiU, two dour aoata of i. P. CiW.
Or. ITCPH. KURt:U1d,
THYSICIAW A PURCKOX Hain located
i ecpiaa Water Falls, will attend promptly
ta) ail prafeasiaaai aaUs. both day and nixuL
im.it. .. s. amaarr.
B. El. WHrXUR Ac lO ,
ataJ EatAtaand Tax Paying; Aaenta. Notaries
ablie. 'ire and Lile lo.araace Acaau, Platla
laath. Kahraaka. jaMtf
C H EI5EL. Proprietor. Harinc recently beea
Bnc.ired and placed in thoroufb run nine order.
Quttom work done on short notice. lUU.Oiu iiub
e4a of Wheat wanted immediately, for which the
kiheat asarket prioe will be paid. auf'Jfilf.
HT HOI t l..
S. Holland. Proprietor, corner of Main and
Ird atreta, PlatUaaoatii. Nebraska. Marina
reatted and newly farni.heii offers Srst
'eeaaaaedattona. liuard by the week or
CARPENTERS A JOINERS. Are prepared
9e do work in food stylo, on short notice, and
aheap an the ebeapest. iiop. corner of
Jiaia aad Feerta alraeU. . (a-UdLf.
J. !f. WISE.
flea era Life. Accident. Fire. Inland and Trans
Insaranca Acent. Will take risks at rewon
akhle run in the most reliable Companiea in tha
Waited States. Otfcoe opposite the Court House.
Uttamoath. Neb. Imay-lif.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Plattstnouth. Neb.
8. F. COOPER
ATTORNET AT LAW. riattmouth. Neb.
Will bay and sell Real Estate, and pay taxes for
Bon -residents. Improved and unimproved luuds
svad Iota for sale. ljune5Ut.
CARPENTER AND JOINER, will da aJl
work in hia liaa on short notice and in tha bast
style. Contrasts for huildioc made es reasoaa
kle tarsia. jalyZitf
CARPENTERS AND JOINERS Will do all
werk in their Hue on short notice. Will take
eon tr arts, larje and Small, and furnish material
whea desired. ebop on iiain atreat. oppo
ite U. . Chunk.
an. j. f. dol'o,
HarinaT jnst received anew supply of Goods.
Bew offers Uata at a trine above cost, and Uoa
Bets of assorted silks and lacee. also colored
rapea in latest styles at from tlJiQ to H-00.
wooas aept at xovey s ana v igg-ennoro a v.
mar 6 if.
BcallM,CnBirrt aad Ecoaomy
Thrc riMoai for bovr41&tr wilk
GEORGE W- COLVIN,
AXBTBBBT. rLarraMOCTB. BIB.
Twa kleekt Berthwest of brick School II ease.
. He aaa a BATH HOUSE, free to patrons; hia
wall veatilated. mad his prices are rea-
Cape. D. LABOO , CO.,
Wkeleaale aad retail dealers ia
Ala b very eaoiea selection ef
TOHACCO AND CIGARS,
"Mala street, second door aaat of the Seymour
Eoaaa. Nebraeka City. Nab.
Are jast receivins; a new Stock of Geanine Old
Bourboa direct from Bourbon county , Ky.. Bit
era. etc myl8w.
PINE ART GALLERY.
r ZONK DOOR SAST OF COURT DOUSE.)
"Where I aa permaaeatly located, aad prepared
r Btaka ail kiads of j ; ; .
5h as Phetorraplts. Aaabrotrpee, Oesaa. OpeA.
FeroelsiB. Watch Dial, ktiaettea. era.
Work dona neatly aad promptly, and
WARRANTED TO CIVR BATISFACTIOaT.
Oral ana Square Frames.
AJlara rpefiU'y invited ta call and examine
Wag ' .a . .- my.. ayhaT,'- WaaTyBMhBW"rlrBBTlaCai . .
, . Mill ii i MM I HIbM ' I a-,-,--- wwwiawwt:'-tlfcj "HWair-Bhliil m i WfaW af . w-v,, (y-v -ni r ' '
PIC NIC GARDENS ! !
FOB BAIB IT
vipt toc--'-j'.v rrr
IA arts BliabarbJ-n beat vari
ety in caltivation ; vary larfe anu tender. Wood
roota 11,50 per dozen: t'i.Ou per hundred.
A fine collection of Tulip MalUst, assorted
varieties. Large Bulbs SO cents per doten: 13.00
rer hundred; small Bui ba as eaaU ar Joien;
1,M) per hundred.
AMBilaw-Xoa variatiaa 1 15 eeaU aash ; .
A larae atoek ef
etc., aad a refteral atsortaiant of Beddinr and
Ureeubouse Plants. ,
All persons in want of aavthina- in en line
will do well to call or send in their orders.
Plants boxed and delivered in PUn.tnnnth
free of obare. Band order to
septS. ' Piattsmoufb. Neb.
Thos. W. Shryock,
And dcular in all kinds of ,
Plattsmouth. - - - Neb.
Repairing aal Varnikninsraes.tlrdone.
FanaraU attoujej at tho shortest notice,.
O. F. JOHNSON,
' BOOKS, ,: '
STATIONER "ST ,
-- . . . , .-; . -v :r
f '-..V . . - . : . - v. : 1
Perfumeries, Hair Oils,
4KB ALL THE
Prescriptions carefully eompeunded by an sx
I hare A Ka. 1
ia eed rvaalrtaT erdea.
Remember tba place, opposite dark A rinm
mer'a. Platumoath, Nebraska. iauaald.
To B. T. Adams. C. Gwyer, Jerie Cook. W.
Cowles. J. Hayes. L. li. Wood. F. A. White. O
Childs. J Pteifler. Reuben Lovejoy. John K
lean. Walter C Baldwin. Ueo Lonredorr. J P
Kimt. Win Kneiper. Wm R SmiUi. C E Keath.
W P Brandon. J 11 Brawn. R Wriitht. D Miller,
jr.. B W Zeitdcr. Laura A W ilkinson. K C An
derson, J suiter. W T Thompaon. L B Kinney.
Heirs of Julia A Hamilton. Joseph lceton.
Heirs of Aiula Hall, noti-refident owners or
the unknown owners of each or artyofthe fol
lowing described lots or parcels of land: You
will take notice that the Bellevue. Ashland and
Lincoln Kail Road Company has located its
road through and upon the follow ins; described
real estate, beiue; lota and parcels of liinds owned
by you or any ol you. and lying-and being eitnated
in Sarpy county, Nebraeka. and in Bellevue
City and additions thereto in said County, to wit:
s w !
N E of S R
N W ofS W
N K of N B
6 W ofS W
BELLEVUE CITT LOTS.
10 11 12
6 7 8
10 11 li
I B K,
I B K.
SARPT RESERVE BELLEVUE CITT. '
14458 I 1 I 456 I 2 23456 I S
3456 I 4 i
ANDERSON'S ADDITION BELLEVUE CITT
I Lot Ba
123456 I 8
11 12 1 3
12S 1 7
Lot 3 South Division Andersons Addition.
Lots 2 3 North Division Anderson's Addition,
to said Bellevue City.
And you or each and any of yon are further
notified that said Rail Road Company desires to
take hold and appropriate said real estate or
portions vf said real estate for the n of its road
for main track, side track, and depot grounds,
and if the said non-resident parties or unknown
owners aa above specified shall not within
thirty days after the completion of this publi
cation, to-wit: tha.l4lh day of October, lho. ap
ply to the Probate Judge of said county of Sarpy
tobave the damages assessed by six disinterested
freeholders of said county, selerted by said Pro
bate J udge. as provided in chapter twenty-five
(25) of the Revised Statutes of the State of Ne
braska, and amendments thereto, said Company
will proceed to have the damages assessed aa
therein provided by law.
Dated this 15th day of September, a. n. HfiJ.
HENRY T. CLARKE,
tept!6w4J Pros t B., A. A L. &. K. C
J. W. SHANNON'S
FEED. SALE AND
HAla BTBSBT. PLATT8HOCTB. III.
I am prepared to accommodate the public with
JSbrsee. Cm-rime, Bon wasf A N: 1 Heart;
on short notice and Teaaonablo torms. A Hack
will ran to thesteamboctjtcdicg andfio all parM
rt tb- eiy wh.53 derirwd. iar2(.
DR. in ITl CIaUSKJEY,
Will be at Dr. Lirtaceton's ofW darinf the
lavt week iaieif-h monin. All order left at the
l'oat Office will be promptly attcoJed to Ijolyt
$20,000 Worth"; of Property
' ; '. FOIl SALE- ...
Consifttint of farms.with Umber adjoininf.near
J'lattsmuutb,-property in i'latUiaouik City,
Dorses, citlle. WHfons. etc.
For further particular enqnire ef or address '
- , tiEO. W. COLVIN.
aa19timarl70 . . PUttsinouth. Neb.
sr. . aonp.
C. W. lOIAf,
I. at. . BOBAB.
'" 1 -.";: V'j , i. ' , ; - : s ,.. ., , .
AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IK
Flour, -Gralu Provisions, and
.. Canned Goods,
HIDES, WOOL, etc.,
Corner Parl a Court StreHs,
- - Council Bluffs.
Cor main and Second St ,
. PLTTSMOUT:H, NEB
RirBBEVr-Bfl Fir.t Kationml H.nk C, iinl
Blafls Officer & Pusey, Bunker. Council Blufl;
Firnt National B.ink, Omaha: Omaha National
Bank. Omaha; Rogers. Co.. Chevenne: Bufh-
ton d- Bartholow. Bryan; Gilbert if- Field.
HJicaio. Baxth&low. Lewis A Co., SLLouU.Mo.
MACHINE MIOP !
jWAYMAW & CURTIS
Repairers of Steam Engines! Boilers. Saw aad
Gaa knd Steam Fittings. Wrought Iron Pipe.
Force and Tilt Puuipi, Steam Gauges, Balance
Valva Wotornors, and all kinds of - .'' .
Brass Engine Fittings,
furnUhed om ihort aeticj. ' -r r
; FARMING MACHINERY
Repaired on abort notice- ' - aogStf
r. a. whitx.
WHITE & SPIRES,
Main St, Plattsmonth, Neb.,
One doer east of tha Court House.
Dealers in Produce, Wines,
Oar Stock consists of the beet brands of
TEAS, COFFEES, SUGARS,
Canned and Dried Fruits,
OYSTERS, SARDINES, SPICES, FLOUR,
I TOBACCO. WJISH-TUBS,
Buckets, Soap. Salt,
: BACON, HAMS, LARD,
and everything kt-pt in a Grocery Store. Every
article warranted o the best quality. Thshigh
est price paid in cash for
Corn, Oats, Butter, Eggs,
BACOft, HAMS, LARD,
and all kinds ef Farmers Frodueo. -
, Cash paid for Hides. .
HeBMamoTed. and goods sold by Auction on
the shortest notice, by F. jj. WHITE.
Plattsmouth. July 1!9. 1W9.
as B. BAB
. B. OS.ABI
Totle, Ranna & Clark, (
Gold and Silver Coin,
TT.fi. and oilier Stoelts.
Diafta drawa on all parts of thw United States
and Europe. ' Di-posits received, and special at
tention given to collections.
G EO. FICK LER,
' - " '
Consr Bars ltd Second Streets,
kaepe MmuL'r aa kaaid tha Vast of aJl klada af
which ko will faraiak astomert at the best of
rate for ansa. ja2'tla$
FOR SAI,E OR ICE.T.
The aadivided half or the whole if das ire d
MOCK BL UrrS GRIST A XD SA W MILL .
M horse fowtr engine and boiler. 2 pair of S foot
burrs, 56 inch circular saw. two story mill heoaa.
t)x50 foot; everything ia good raaning ordorj
Also a !
. GOOD LWMLLIXG EOUSM,
ef foar rooms aad aellar. For particnlaw an
tare of. C. PCULUNTZ,
apriatt ! Bock Blaffi. Oaasoounty. Kak.
it is irenerally known that the
Pluttsmouth delegation took do part in
tbe ConTention held at Weeping Water
Falla on the 29th of September ; and that
numerous other delegates withdrew from
said convention and refused to take part
therein, and as the reasons for so doing
are not generally known and fully under
stood by the Republicans of the county,
we therefore deem it but jnst to thoe
men ' who withdrew, as" well as to the
party that the acf La the cse be given
to the public We ; shall therefore en
deavor to give a brief and eoneise state
ment af the facts, in order tliat the He
publican voters may determine whether
ornot those Republicans ho refused to
act with the convention are justifiable,
and whether or not - those who did act
are justifiable in what they done.
At the meeting of the Republican
County Convention it was decided, after
being fully discussed, that each commit
teeman should call the primary meetings
in his precinct at such time ' as" he
thought be.-t ; but in order that those
precincts which were unrepresented at
the Committee 'meeting might have
something upon which to base their ac
tion, the committee cdj2terniined to rec
ommend tho coluing 01 meetings on
Monday the 27th of September. Mr.
Inhelder.'the' member frora! Louisville,
went home from the committee meeting
and called a meeting for his precinct for
Tuesday the tvccnty-Jirtt day of Septem
ber; Mr. Barken the committeeman
from Liberty precinct, called a meeting
in his precinct for Saturday the 25th of
September, ' and Mr. 'Richardson,- of
Eight Mile Grove, called the Republican
voters of his precinct together on Mon
day niyh.t, the 27th. No Republican
dreamed of questioning either the right
or the propriety of these things.' The
editor of the Herald, as the member of
the committee from Plattsinouth pre
cinct, and as Chairman of the County
committee, issued the following call :
KEl'IBLICA.V PKECI.(T Jf EtTIWCJ.
The Republicans'of Plattsmonth 'Pre
cinct are requested to assemble at the
Uourt -House in I'lattsraouth, at 2o clock
tk in. on SATURDAY", SEPTEMBER
L'Jith, for the purpose ot selecting eleven
delecates td represent Plattsmouth Pre
cinct in the Republican County Conven
tion to be held at eepmg' H ater rails
ou the 29 th inst. "
IT. IX Hatha wat,
This call was placed, at the head of the
local columns of the Daily" Herald on
Monday morning, Sept. '20th, and re
mained there untij the day of the meet
ing, and was also at the head of the lo
cal columns of the weekly edition of
Thursday the 23d. We are thus explic-.
in order to show that abundant notice
was given of tha meeting. Voters w'ere
also urged through the editorial columns
to turn out to the meeting. The meet
ing was held in accordance with the
above notice, and we defy any tuan who
has the loast regard for truth to say it
wad not conducted properly iu every par
ticular, and that those attending it did
not cxprcas their wiahesas to who should
represent them in convention. There
ware sixty-three Republicans voted by
ballot in that meeting," and we have not
heard of one of the bixty-threc who is
in any manner displeased with the ac
tion of that meeting. At that meeting
eleven as Msbntantial Republicans as ever
went to a County Convention were chos-
v ar a f 1 j
en. ua ruonuay atternoon we ncam
that a few men had assembled in the of
fice of the Platte Valley House and elec
ted another set of delegates. As we
have before stated, this meeting was not
considered by some of the participants
as anything more than a good joke, but
subsequent . devclopcments proved that
others intended to make . it rather
a eerious joke. The Secretary of the
meeting is a democrat, and assures us he
never claimed to be anything else, arid
that he supposed the meeting was only
intended for a little fun. He assures us
he did not believe there were more than
twenty men voted, notwithstanding there
were sixty-six haltAs in the hat when they
were counted out (all of said ballots be
ing in the handwriting of W. W. Erwin).
There arc an hundred different facts, of
apparent minor importance, which would
convince any man that this meeting was
nothing more than a burlesque, - yet
eleven men went to Weeping Water and
claimed to have been elected by the Re
publicans of Plattsmouth precinct at that
meeting. The only notice given of any
meeting on the 27th was the recommen
dation of the County Committee for the
precincts unrepresented at the Commit
tee meeting, and we do not believe any
man outside of the half dozen who in
augurated it knew of any such meeting
until it was declared opened, and then no
Republicans were told that such meeting
The delegation declared elected ly the
men who managed this meeting went to
Weeping Water and declared to all par
ties they met that they were the regu
larly elected delagates, but never for a
moment pretended that their rights to
scats was based tpon any other grounds
than that they were elected on thie. cLiy
recommended by the Central Committee
to hold meeting.'
Now for a Tew facts relative to the
manner in which the convention was con
ducted, and the reasons why delegates
refused to act in it; and in making this
statement we desire it undersrood that
we would prefer hiding such action.sirom
the world were it not that justice to
those interested demands that Republi
cans t-hould know it . The delegation
from this precinct went out filled with, a
eonscrousneis that they were the repre
sentatives of the Republicans of the
Sreclnet, and a, fair statement of tho
icta was all that would be required to
admit them to seats; .but it was ijlevel-!
pped at cn early hour that there wa? aa '
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1SG9.
understanding between certain parties,
and that an attempt was to be made to
"run the .Convention" and "gag" all
hottest action. A few minutes before
the haur appointed for holding the Con-
j vention Mr. Jenks, of Weeping Water,
ealled the house to order, and nominated
Mr. Clapp, of Stove Creek, for Chairi
man. This was while a considerable
numlr of delegates were' atill outride,
coming from the stores to the building,
and before the Chairman of the Central
Committee had entered the room. ; Mr..
Maxwell asked Mr. Jcnks if he was not
a "little fast, and if it was not usual for
the Chairman of the Central Committee
to call the County Convention to order
when he was prasent. The delegation
elected here on Monday (which we shall
style . the bogus delegation) being all
present, called for the question, and Mr.
Clapp was declared elected. The object
of securing Mr. Clapp as Chairman soon
transpired, and .devclopcments showed
the men who selected him had not miss
ed their man, After a Secretary was
chosen, and before any motion was made,
the Chairman picked up a piece of paper
and said he believed it was now "in or
der for the Chairman to appoint a Com
mittee otl Credentials." Some of the
men who had . elected him saw he had
learned his lesson too well, and immcdi
ately movnl that a Committee on Crc
dentials be appointed. Mr. Maxwell
moved to amend the motion by inserting
the names of S. M. Kirkpatriek,
Stephen Hobson, W. L. Hobbs,
Amos Teft and J. E. Beatty
as ' members of that committee.
The Chairman immediately declared the
motion to amend out of order, and posi
tively rryiteJto entertain it. Mr. Max
well and Mr. Kirkpatriek both endeav
ored to convince him that the motion
was a proper one, but he protested that
he "knew what Parliamentary law was,
and that the motion to amend was not
in order, but was calculated to take away
the rights of the Chairman." Mr Max
well then said he "appealed from the
decision of the Chair." The Chairman
called him to order, said he had no
right to appeal and l'if the gentleman in
sisted on disturbing the meeting he. would
have him removed from the room."
During this time the bogus delegation
and their friends alternately cheered,
talked and hissed, and everything indi
cated a determination to have the Chair
man appoint that committee at all haz
ards. Af'er several ineffectual attempts by
both Mr. Maxwell and Mr. Kirkpatriek
to get the Chairman to listen to reason
and adhere to usage, he put the motion
to appoint the committee and declared
it carried. He immediately read off the
name of five men from the aforesaid
paper which he had at the commence
ment, and which said nanics were writ
ten out before he wa9 elected chairman.
Of crjurse this committee reported in
favor of admitting the bogus delegation
from ritttsmouth, without asking a
word of explanation or statement of facts
from either party, and none had been
made before the Convention. After this
report was before the Convention (after
all delegates except those from Phtts-
mouth had been declared entitled to
ats) tbeoe facts in' regard to the two pri
mary meetings, substantially as given
above, only more complete, were placed
before the Convention. After an at
tempt to crowd the report of the com
mittee on the Convention had failed, a
ballot was ordered, and the chairman
stated the question as follows : "Those
in favor of admitting the delegation re
ported in favor of by the committee on
credentials will vote 'ycV aud those op
posed to their admission will vote 'no.' "
The ballot was taken, and the bogus dele
gation was declared rejected by a majority
of three or four votes, only the delegates
already declared entitled to seats voting.
The bogus delegates then clamored for a
rejection of the others, and it appeared
for a time that the meeting would be
broken up in a "row." During this ex
citement, becoming disgusted with the
proceedings, several of the delegates left
the room, and we know of at least two
who left for home. At this juncture the
question of admitting the other delega
tion was put to a ballot, and they
were declared rejected by one rofe.
This, of course, left both delegatioas
out, and the country people to select
a ticket. Mr. Kirkpatriek moved the
Convention adjourn, and the chairman
declared the motion out of order
and refused to entertain it. At
this . juncture Mr. J. H. Brown,
of this city, one of the bogus
delegates, who had already been rejected
from the convention, and who had no
iiore rights there than any other person
who was not a delegate, moved that a
half of each delegation be admitted, and
wme one seconded the motion. The
Chairman put the question, and it was
votal.vpon, by the crowd, including at
least a portion, if not all, of the members
of the bogus delegation. The Chairman
declared half of each delegation entitled
to seats, notwithstanding Mr. Hobson,
of Mt Pleasant, called his attention to
the fact that the motion was made by an
outsider, and Mr. Brown, of Salt Creek,
called his attention to the fact that it
was voted upon by the crowd instead of
by the delegates alone. Mr. Wheeler,
of the bogus delegation, immediately
moved, during the , disturbance incident
to such an unheard-of proceeding as the
admission of a delegation by . a vote of
a crowd of outsiders, that Mr. Clapp act
as permaucnt chairman, and the motion
was seconded. Mr. Wheeler immediately
put the motion,declarcd it carried, at the
same time remarking it "was not usual
for a man to put his own motion,but that
it was no time to be particular." This
all transpired without ' giving time to
cho-5?e who should ca.st thox? five and a
half votes of each delegation, admitting
that it was proper for them to be eat.
The Plattsmouth delegation immediately
withdrew for consultation.' After delib
crating for some time, they eoncludtsd
the proceedings were o unusual and
so one-sided : so anti-Republican in their
nature believing, aye, A-nottn"n that
they were entitled to seats in fall which
they were asked to occupy in part, and
as a coin premise with wrong; and be
lieving ' further that ah arrangement had
been entered into which would stifle tlie
voice of reason taking all in all, the
nature of the opposition, the fast that
they were justly elected, wrongfully de
prived of seats and another set of dele
gates, and in such an unusual man
ner wrongfully admitted to seats taking
all these things into consideration, they
decided to stay out and take no part in
the Convention. Several of the best
Republicans of the. county left the Con
vention at the ame time, among them
Hon. S. M. Kirkpatriek, Hon. Jos. Mc
Kinnon, Mr. Brown of Salt Creek,
Messrs. Hauey, Carnes, Hoover and In
helder, of Louisville, Mr. Hobson of Mt.
Pleaant ; and we believe Mr." Berger
and Mr. Fox, of Rock Bluffs, and
Mr. Hughes, of , Mt. Pleasant,
took "no part in the Convention
after this- time at least we know
some of them did not. Messrs. McKin
non, Brown, and the Louisville delega
tion went back after this, but under pro
test bitterly denouncing the proceedings
and sympathising with the Plattsmouth
delegation and the Republican party of
the county. Whether the Plattsmouth
delegation done right, and whether the
convention done right, we leave to the
judgment of intelligent and true Repub
licans. Let them form their judgment
after a careful consideration of the facts,
and with them we rest the case for the
present. ' ;
There are many other things of
great significance in regard to this mat
ter, which will be given to the public
. . TO the penuc.
The very severe attack in yesterday's
Herald' on "D. L. Clapp, ' Esq., Presi
dent of the Republican Convention, de
mands a plain statement of the facts,
which are as follows : . ,
The Convention was called to order by
W. C Jenks, Esq.j who moved that D.
Ii Clapp be called to the chair, which
motion was carried without a dissenting
voice, except Mr. Maxwell, who sug
gested that Mr. Hathaway was the
proper person to call the Convention to
order. Mr. Clapp took the chair. A
Secretary being appointed, Mn Maxwell
rose to speak or make a motion, when
some gentleman rose and stated that
there was two delegations from Platts
mouth, each claiming the seats, and that
it was improper for either set to partici
pate until it was decided who were the
rightful delegates. The chair sustained
that view of the case, stating . that, in
his opinion, that those delegates whose
seats were unquestioned should tempo
rarily organize the Convention and ap
point a Committee on Credentials, to
whom the whole matter should be re
ferred. Mr. Maxwell refused to yield the floor,
insisted upon making a statement, and
charged the chairman with unfairness,
Ac, fcc. The chair repeatedly called
Mr. M. to order. Finally Mr. Clapp
appealed to know whether the Conven
tion would sustain the chair. Being an
swered in the affirmative, he informed
Mr. Maxwell that unless he took his
scat he should have him removed from
the room. Upon this Mr. M. took his
seat, and the Convention proceeded with
its business. In accordance with a vote
of the Convention, the following gentle
men were appointed a Committee on
Credentials: Jcnks and Rector, of
Weeping Water ; Simpson and Fowler,
of Stove Creek, and Hon. Jos. McKin
non, of Elmwood. These gentlemen are
among the best known citizens and Re
publicans of this county. The commit
tee, after a full examination of the case,
reported that, in accordance with prece
dents set by former conventions in fcimi
kr cases, those delegates elected on tlve
day designated by the Central Committee
were entitled to their seats. Mr. . Max
well and Mr. Hathaway addressed the
Convention, and were treated by the
chairman with great courtesy. Finally
Hon. L. Sheldon moved that each dele
gation be allowed to cast one-half of the
Plattsmouth vote, which was Carried
The voting was by ballot, and I have yet
to hear of any dissatisfaction.
Such, fellow-citizens, is a truthful
statement oT the facts upon which a pri
vate citizen's character is assailed. Could
Mr. Clapp have done otherwise ? Surely
there was nothing in' the personal ap
pearance of Maxwell, and Hathaway
stamping them as beings of a superior
order.- The Herald claims that Mr.
Maxwell is one of the "best parliamenta
rians in the fetate. How does that
agree with the fact that while Maxwell's
scat was in dispute he tried to make a
motion that S. M. Kirkpatriek and four
others, some of whom were not members
of the convention, (.hould be a committee
to try his case ? Such a thing is un
heard of a man selecting all of his
Perhaps, had Mr. Clapp tamely sub
mitted to the dictation of Maxwell and
Hathaway, he would have, been a r-ara-
gon of courtesy, and might in time be
entitled to admission into the HeraXd's
order of "best parliamentarians." Mr.
Clapp is not of that order of men. " He
wm placed in the chair, and desired to
do his duty, and done it fearlessly ; and
it is for the free men of Cass county to
l . 1 n ... . i
tmy wnetner one oi tneir uamuer shaJI
have his character assailed because he
does not obey the dictation f the II R
ai.d's proprietor. Eri Witness.
Piattsinouth, October I st, 1 869. -, .
IZrmarJe.1 hy tke Uerald. The above,
signed "Eye-Witness" through modesty.
is the production of J. E. Doom. W
give the name "of the author that the
document anar have its full effect We
shall only reply to one or two points in
this manifesto, from tha fact that al
though the document purjorts to be for
the correction of what Mr. Doom insinu
ates are net fact, yet not a single state
nient made in yesterday's Heuald is
contradicted, if we may possibly except
one. There is an e ident desire on the
part of the auttmr to aover up
with verbiage what he dare not
attempt to meet by eitha fact or
argutneat. A laborious effort is
made to show that Mr. Maxwell done
something' out of the way, by making a
motion to have the Convention instead
of the Chairman say who should consti
tute the committee on credentials.' Mr.
Maxwell saw, as did every man in the
room, that there was a preconcerted ar
rangement between tho chairman and
the bogus delegation from this place to
have a certain set of men appointed on
that committee and what he done was
to endeavor to have the convention say
who . should constitute the committee,
and he made thepolnt right there that
he as well as all others claiming seats in
the convention, had a right to a voice in
the selection' of. that committee. It
wouldsecm that a Chairman who was
disposed to deal fairly would hardly ob
ject to allowing the convention to choose
such' committee, especially when the
names of five as good men wore mention
ed as those suggested by Mr. Maxwell.
The Chairman never "gave it as his
opinion that those delegates whose seats
were unquestioned should temporarily
organize" etc', until long after he had re
fused to hear Mr. Maxwell, and then
not until it was suggested to him by one
of the bogus delegates. But it is useless
to discuss this attempt of Mr. Doom's to
create a false impression gentlemen who
were present will remember the ' order
(or disorder) in which these things trans
pired.. Whatever Mr. Clapp s news
were upon this subject, they only oper
ated on one side, for acarly every motion
made, which he entertained, was made
by one of the bogus delegates. ' If they
had a right to a voice in the meeting,
Mr. Maxwell certaiuly had. :Mr Doom
says the "eotiimittce.'aftor a full examin
ation of the facts, reported," etc. Now,
allow us to say the committee never con
sidered a r ingle fact presented by the
Plattsmouth delegation except the bare
certificate of election signed by the
President and Secretary of the pri
mary meeting. Now we come to
the point where Mr. Doom makes a
statement which, to Fay the least, is cer
tainly calculated to coter- up the truth.
Wa refer to the seutenca where he says
Hon. L. Sheldon moved that each dele
gation be admitted to east one-half of the
Plattsmouth vote, which was carried."
Now mark what he says, yoa men who
were present: The voting teas (jy bal
lot" etc. YY hat voting was by ballot?
Does not Mr. Doom intend to convey the
id ?a docs he not say it that the voting
on the admission of one-half of each del
egation was by ballot? We simply as
sert it was not by ballot and if was viva
voce, and a part, if not all, the bogus
delegates voted "Aye" upon tha ques
tion. As to who made the motion, we
have this to say: Mr. Sheldon did make
either a motion or a suggestion of this
kind, but it was long before the time
wheu the question was put probably
more than half an hour. After that
time Mr. Rector made a similar motion,
but both these motions were made after
the bogus delegates had been laXUtted
out of the convention, and before the
ballot was had on the admission or rejec
tion of the Plattsmouth delegates proper.
The motion which was entertained by
the Chair and upon which a vote was
had, was made by J. II. Brown, of this
city. Mr. Doom should have consulted
his friends before he made that state
ment public, for one of the bogus del
egates is around claiming' that the mo
tion was made by Mr. Rector, and that
".Mr. Rector was boating of it" We
submit the statements to the eriticism of
those gentlemen who were present If
we made any misstatement in the article
in yesterday's Hx?tALD it would bean
asy matter ko show what it ia Mr.
Doom aannot do that, consequently ha
must make an ' effort to ' aover up the
truth by a sort of slimy process pecaliar
to him alone." As to his attempt at sar
casm on the Herald and St propritor,
we Khali make no eoni nient we care
nothing 'for it It simply shows what
hurts him. -!
It matters not what aaurse we may
pursue in relation to the ticket placed in
nomination yesterday, one thing we do
say, we never yet taw a presiding officer
of any meeting pursue as unfair and un
parliamentary a course as did Mr. Clapp,
the Chairman of the mcctiag at Weep
ing Water Falls yesterday. ,When a
wan of as light a calibre as this Mr.
Clapp attempts to override such gen
tlemen as Hon. . S. M. Kirkpatriek
i.nd Hon. Samuel Maxwell two of the
test parliamentarians in the State and
threatens to eject one of them from the
room because he insists upon his right to
appeal from a decision of the Chairman,
it is high time he learned courtesy if he
does lack judgement and political hon
ety. We have always supposed there
were certain rights which all gentlemen
were entitled to, especially in civilized
communities; but this man Clapp has
seen fit to establish rules for the govern
ment of public meetings which would
cause Jefferson aad Cushiag to deny all
knowledge of parliamentary law., We
bkall pay our respects to him hereafter.
When fhould a nowgpapor Ixs sharp!'?
When it i3 filed. '
fcach snbseaaent imens.(
Professional cards not eiceedlng lit linen.
Ona-ouartar column M lew. Bar anaaMi 16.U)
' six months, JU 0
thres tu en i ks, Li OS
Oaa-half eolamn twelve months. ae.Ot
-l " i six eneatha. KM
" tkfM media. .
0n eoTama twelve month.! 100 OS
" ' gig month. '"
three months, . . .
All transient advertisement! lsrt V AaaJ fee
ovkb tu.ooo woitTii or tons
PRICES . RANGE FROM l( WPWARR.
Beat te V Sxpendsd
ni e a, ta.
TIT. I .V.. J L . L.0
B If am tua mo aggrcgwur eww w
lots in Ashland amounts! to over "111, 000,
and less than one-fourth of the lota wert
sold. The prices rangad from 910 p
ward. Mr. Clark assures us that the
will expend the money darivsd from tha
sale in improving the wnsold loW .aa4 ,
that many of. tha purchasers will pro t
ceed immediately to erect baUdings UfatX
the lots purchased by them. . Tha ami
was . adjourned until adtneiima seat ,
spring, due notice of which will be firsaj
through the Hkuald aud , other laadaaaj
journals. ... .,m
.I, TEHTERwAT " ' ' '""
Was the day appointed for the holding '
of the County Convention at Wecp1n' "
Water Falls. r A lage- Buaaher of peopl.
were congregated there, ' but the Secre
tary of the meaticg hat failed to Land ia
the proceedings in time fur "publioSttana
consequently we arc'cempaUed t pit mmf '
readers off with the' statement af the faoB
that strange things ecearrad there, whiohf
we shall speak of more fully at another--
time. As near as wa can aall to mitd
the ticket recommended by tha taaetifif , '
was as follows:
County CommigtaoDer Jamss Slap-.,
son, .- .i
Probate Judge A. I: Child.
Sheriff J. W. Johnson, ,
Coroner-'-J. W. Thomas, .
Treasarer W. L. Hobba, . i
Clerk Isaao Pallard,
: Surveyor O- W. Fairfield, .
Co. Superintendent af Public laitxms)-tion-W.
A. Patterson. ,
Senator for Cass, Sarpy, ate. S. L
Reed. . . , .,.-:,;..- ' -,
; In regard to the men. eornposiwf taut
ticket wc have this to say; some of then!
we are acquainted with, and know them
to be good and trmc men as goad aa
could have been named; in regard to the
manner in which tho convention wa
operated wo shall speak more full in fix
ture. .. -
Within the past ten days another of J
K. Bear's speculations have oorae ta
light by which he carried off $1000 more"
th:ut be has heretofore received aredit
for Several weeksbefore Bear abscond
ed one Thomas Haws, living near Swad
City, came in to receive, by express, a
deed for a piece of land in Richardson
county, for which he was to pay tl000
to be forwarded by express company, od
delivery of the deed. Finding the deed
incorrect, Haws did not take it, bnt had
another made out and scut back to be
signed instead ; and, to save the trip,
gave Bear the $1000 taking his receipt
therefore to be sent by him as soon as
the correct deed should arrive. Bear ta
forward the deed to him. Bear s receipt
was written on one of the ex erM com
pany's receipts, the word "Agent" be
ing printedjust below the place for eig
naturc. W ell. Bear left, aud the ded
came, and the money was rone. We
"nay it in commendation to the United
States Express Company they have
agreed to pay the los, although there ia
a good legal chance to avoid it. It was
at lest a very careless transaction on the
part of Haws, in view of the fact that
there is a bank of deposit in our eity
where the money could have beea left,
and his business safely transacted.
I'lattsmeulh ek Alnelsl.
Tim. Rioridan, Eq., of our eity called
upon in to-day. He is now emraajed
clerking in the rtore of Fitsgereld
Mallory, in Plattsmouth, Neb., aad is
here for a day er two on a visit ta hia
family. From him we learn that his
employers Fitzgerald k Mallory have
the contract for grading the extension
of the B. A M. road from Plattt-mouth
to- Lincoln, CO miles. He reports that
the grading for the entire distance is
well underway, end will be completed
this winter, and that the track will bJ
laid so as to connect us with tbe aapital
of Nebraska in the .next ix or eight
wonth. Plattsmouth he eay is trrow:
ing rapidly. Ottvmwa Courier.
A Western writer says truly, if as
much attention was paid to improviw
corn, as is given to trrarte, one hundred
million bu.-hcls might be added ta the
annual crop. '
Reports from the Sandwich lslanla
Mty that several severe earthquakee war
felt at Hawaii during Attgmwti
A cricket match played betwaeti tatf
Red Stocking eleven, of CiaciBaatti,
and AU California eleven, resulting in
flavor of- Cincinnati. The Cincionatiene
made 118 runs in one inning, to 79 af
their adversaries in two inning.
Tbe jury inl the Sapreme Cenrt tee
Itiven $1,795 damages to S. O. Poollck,
against the town of Wobtirn. for perme
neat injuries received by the plaintiff
from a defect iu the highway.
George Springer, who watt orasnirtael
jail in Lawrence. Mass., last Kay. for
lacing obstructions oa the treok af CW
xwell is, Lawreaoe railroad, kn& kiav
self the other night.
rmoat wmr rnrrnxmAWL
aVm ladlaa At
l Killed m4
The Indians attacked wagon train
engaged in hauling logs, iathe neighbor
hood of Fort Fetterman, on the 1 3th of
September, killed one man and woand
A fight ensued, lasting more than aa
hour, and the Indians were finally driven
off. Their loss is not certainly known,
though it is supposed to have been
heavy. The Indians did not succeed iu
capturing any stock. Republican.
The Daniel Webster place, at Marsh
field, wos considerably damaeed during
the gale of the 9thT the orchard being
com pletely stripped of the fruit, and the
celebrated elm near the house losing on
of its largest branches.
Col. Ryan, the Cuban leader, horse
whipped Ralph J. Horma who betrayed
the New Bedford Cuban expedition, hi
fiont of Jay Cooko'a banking house, U
Wall fltrwftf, r fw days diX
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