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COSfcTITlTIOK, Itr-I.iW AK1
PKEail'M LlHt OF Tin:
SIXTH ANNUAL FAIR
- ,- OF THE
Cass Co.Agricmlt,l Society,
TO BE HELD
Plattsmouth, Xeb., Scptem
W 2-1, 25, and 2G, 1872.
Keep this PrttUiiuBC List uvd bring it
ft tie Fair.
Officers for 1872.
D. II. WHEELER, riittsmouth.
Vice Pre-Meot at Large,
Emaz Sage, rintur.iouth.
TIT f Hi T i.
t . . V UU Jr., i ll. X levant.
Jas. W. Patterson, Hock Bluffs
I'euuy Walxeh, rjiitn-niouthj'rcct.
T. Thomas, O.Kpo!i.;
II. B. Murphy, I'lattemouih;
Lyman James, Greenwood;
Jas. Thompson'. Stove Creek;
Price E. Ccxni.vouam, Elmwood;
Jas. Hall, S Milo Grove;
Frank Standf.r, Louisville,
S. C. Bethel, Salt ('reek;
M. J. Jones, Liberty,
E. Post, Tipton;
Timothy Clark, Weeping Water;
Geo. Mattiso.v, South Bend.
C. It. Kisu, Eight Mile prove.
JACOB VALLERY, Sr.. riattsmonth.
J. C. CUMMINS,
Assistant Superintendent :
TAYLOR LEVI POLLARD..
Chit f of Police :
M. Vv. MORGAN, PltUsmnuih.
Upton', Pii ni.no v, Mctz, No yes,
Baow.v, vVoodhcff. aal Jones.
We. the undersigned, residents of da coun
ty, Nebraska, fir the purpose of mutual enefit,
- hereby enter iato an Association which shall
be kunwn at th CV-s Couvtt AoricultuI? al
ixi) Mccmvicu Associati-is, ani do hereby
adopt the following Constitut:on aa l By-Law
for the government cf the Society.
Article 1. The object of this Society shall
he to encourage improvement in all thin?" per
taining to the in'erest of the Agriculturist the
Mechanic, the Merchant, or citizen of any eU
iDi, by aiding such interests a most conduce to
Art. 2. The offi .-era of this Society fhall con
sist of a-President, Vice Pies dent. Secretary,
Treasurer, and seven Directors, who, together
with the oCicerj of the Society shall constitute
a Bjard of Directors fjr the general man ;ge
ment of (be fiirs of the Society, tni all cf
wiom thill be eleeted annually.
Art. 8. There shall be one Vice President for
each precinct, to be elected aunnualy at the
came time as the other officers.
Art. 4. ill perform over the a e of eighteen
may become number of this Society, by pay
ing the nam 1 on ; dollar it. to the Treasury an
nually, or may uoc me a life ineinberby paying
the jam of twcty-Sve dollars into the '.Treas
ury. A nr. 5. Amendments or aJ litior.s may be
made to the Cia-titj".i -a at any regular meet
ing of the Society by a uiijority of two-thirds of
the member; present at rat 1 meeting, previous
notice having been given of the proposed clause
by notice in come newspaper of the coun'y.
Sf..ttiok This Society shall hoi 1 at least two
meeting in each year: one on the first Saturday
In March, and oae oa the last day of the anaua!
Sec. 2. The anneal election of officer of the So
eietyshail tike p ace at tho meeting on the
first Saturday iu fifarch, and the ofi -cra then
eheson bhiil hold their scleral ofjorrs unt 1
their successors are chosen and qualified.
Sec. 3. It shall be the 4 y of the President
to preside at all meeting; of the society ; to call
special meetings ; to select the place of holding
iaecting3 ; to decile all points of or ler tha
may arise subject to the customary rule.-; to
hare a gene-al supervision over tho affairs of
the Society, and toeaue the directions gi.-cn
by tho Boirl of Directors to be e-tocuted.
Sec 4. It shall ba the duly of the Vice Presi
dent at larre to perform all tba duties of the
President during tho ab-euce ol the President,
and to artist the Pre.-i lent hen desired.
Sec. 5. If, at any meatio of the Society, it
hall appear that neitlier the President nor
Vice President are pre?ent, thea the uicelinx
may choose a President -o fo.O as alsa in tho
abieu:eofthe Secretary, a Secretary pro Um.
may be chosen
Sec. 6. It hball be the duty of the Seereta-y to
reeorJ the proceedings o; the mce'in of the So
ciety, and to take charge cf all documents and
papers usually belon?ini to bis office as Secre
tary; and also o audit tho accounts of the'
Treasure, ani certify to the correctness thereof,
acd to pre'ftut the same to the B jarl of Uirec
tors annuiliy on the fir t Saturday in March
to draw all order? on the Treasurer far moa-y
belonging to 'he Society.
6ec. 7. Iteha lbe the daty of the Trea.urer
to reeeire and receipt ftr all moneys paid into
the funds of the Society, n 1 hold the t ine
subcct to the order of the, Se.Tt'ary. couiitor
sir.el by the Preidtct; to open an otTice on
the Fair Grounds during the conti..uance cf
the Annual Fair of the Society; nd co'iect all
mon?y due ths Society for a lmittano. booth
rent Ac:, cu'.er the supervision td tho Presi
dent. Previous to euteriug uyon the discharge
cf his d nies freusror, he ball yive a. bou 1
in tfaeiuui of five tLou ssnd dollars to the Society
the faithful appi ea:i u of all mrn y c jiiiia in
to h t ctn is by virtue of his office ; jai J b'Hi i
to b filed with the Secretary of th? Society
with ruretie to be approved by the President.
And it shall further be the duty of Treasurer to
ubrnit hL aciouut with proper voa"hera. in
writiue annually, at ieat two days previous to
the Snt Saturday in March, to the Secretary,
to be audited on I approred by hiui. ThsTreu
urr shall be paid not lets than one dollar per
Anu:a for his service?.
Sec. 8- It hjJl be tho duty of tho Board of
Direot irs to hare a general Fcpervici m of the
iffairs of tha scolt7. subject to the Constitu
tion ani these By-Iiaws. and to provide such
rulea aal regulation.1! additional t may from
time to time ho deemed requisite.
Sec. 9. Ser n member cbail ron.'t'tute a
quorum for the transition of business at any
meeting of the SoeietT : but no motion for tho
di-IK)al of sty lands or prortrty of tho Kocic
ty, shall be entertained except at a r-gul-r
Sec. 10. Fifteen per centum of all Premiums
awarded bv the Hociwtj in ca-h shall be retain
ed by the Secretary in drawing ord n upon the
Treasurer for the premiums.
Brc. 11. No person can enter articles or ani
mals fur exhibition, or compete for premiums,
unless they are members of the Society, or min
er children of a member' family, except as
provided by regulations.
10 All .nina.la I it 1 m of. I j iitunyill
and machine", must be owned by the exhibitor.
All agricultural and horticultural production
mutt be raised by the exhibitor, and be the pro
duction of the present year. All a ti:le of d-
inetilic munufaeture most be male by the ex
hibitor. Preserved fr liu or vegetables must be
put up by the exhibitor.
Bec. 13. All entries at the Annual Fair must
bo made on tho rst day, and must rpecify the
name and residence cf the exhibitor' and the
cla-s and number of the premium tor which he
or she competes. The books r entries shall bo
open for n week previous to the Fair. Per
sons liring at a distance can, if they prefer,
muke their entries by leftor addcssed to the
Secretary stating the articles, and the el as?.
Ac., iu which they wiih to compete.
Skc. It. No one entry shall compete for more
than one premium, except for .veejst.ikw, be
side bej t display on prize.
Sec. 15. When the entry ol the article or ani
mal is recorded in the books of the Secretary,
carle will be furci.-bed with the number am1
class marked thereon, wbi?h ere to be placed
on the animal or article, and which will admit
them to the grounds.
Sfc. IS. Wheu there is bat one exfcibitorcom
petingfora premium, committees will award
first or second preuiums, according to merit
No premiums will.be allowed unles; the animal
or article i-i deemed meritorious.
Hf.c. 17. AH animal;! and articles must remain
is the enclosure during the Fair, except by
Xeroiiiou of the President of the Sp.-iety.
Sec. H. lhe reports of commit tees for award-
icir premiums must be male in writing and
signed by the ni'ijorily of the e;:mini;te3, and
be banded itat&cdijtcly to the Secretary.
frc. 13. Awarding Committees rcuit comply
with the provisions of the law requiring coiu-
peiuors tor premiums on crops and improv
mciils, to famish full and correct statements in
writing Cl the pr jcesi iiiid expenFC cf culture,
production. Ac. which Ftatcmeuts shall be
in accordance with the following rules, and ver
ified by affidavit. The land shall be mensured
by scrso competent pe son. The applicant
shall uiukeuCi lavi to the quantity of ground
and grain raise thereon, aid ebtereo on ths
pre , iuui Est. which aKi davit must accompany
.L . ..
iuc i iJiiviiuun ior premium, icgemer wita a
Eampie of tha grain.
etc. -u. iue-o ijy-i.aw3 may Oo altered or
amended by a vote of two-thirds of the mem
bers present at any regular meeting of the So
Aiembcrstiip Ticket, 1.00; which constitutes
the contributor a meiubercf the Society forone
yenr. and entitles all the bona ada family under
eighteen years of ago to admission to the Fair
during the season.
Single a Jmisiioa, 25 c's ; single horse, or sin
gle horse an 1 carri ig.-j, 25 cts; two horses and
carriage, 50 c3 ; hacks or carriages per day, ?1
aue ticket seuers arc instructeit not to receive
any bills over five dollars. No checks will be
given at the gates. Tarties with .-iu-lo admis
sion tickets going out trust pay oil reiurn. The
fee ior single horse, or s nglc horse and carriage
two hors-s and carriage and omnibusss and
hacks, are in addition to single admission fees.
G KN EIUL A I. It A X i KM KN TS.
Ihe Exhibitijn will commence ou the 2lth
of SeptemHcr, 172, and close on the 20th.
(l.'.tes will be opeu at 8 a. m., and at -hat time
every offl jor is rt.;iiired to be at his post. No
disorderly cinduct of any kind wi:l be per
mitted. A police will be upon the grounds suf
ficient to prevent tho same and to sec that all
ru'.oj shall be observed.
No animal will be permitted to run at large
on the grounds.
Until after the award ha3 been ravle, marks
of ay kin! or other in iicatijn of ownership
will not buallowe 1. Every article or animal up
on th-i grounds, shad, du'ing the Fair, be under
the control of the Superintendent and Board of
Directors, and wh:le every poss ble precantion
wfii be taken for the safa keeping of the same,
tho Association will in no case be responsible
for any loss or damage that may occur.
Ali stock will bo shown ia tho arena. No
persons but the awarding committee on duty,
and the officers of the Hoard or Society wiil be
allowed insile of the a -ena whi'st the Exhibi
tion is going on. At the time of making tho
entry of thorough-bred stock of any kind, tho
party applying will be required to furnish the
Secretary with authentic peiiifrees, which will
ba passed uion by the diJerent com iittees If
it be ascertaiuea thit any exhibitor has made,
or caused to be made, any false statement iu re
gard to ar.y urj'.mal or article exhibited, r if
any exhibittr ittempt to interfere with the
judges ia the performance of the'rduties by let
ter or otherwise, he shall be excluded irom
competition. The exhibition of stocit wiil
commence ut the time aiid proceed in tho
order spi.-eiScd in the programme. Ani
maisi not ready at the proper time and place
will be ruled out of competition. Apprentices
entering articles of their own production for
competition, must furni-h, at the time of entry
a certificate from th' ir employers, stating their
ages, and tho time they have served iu the bus-incss.-
Persons desiring space for tho exiuition of
articles or machinery, i.ot entered fjr competi
tion, must make hesme known to the Svcre
tary at as ea. ly a day as possible, and give the
n im of the article, of th-3 exhibitor, his place
of residence, aud specify the amount of space
require I. Heavy machinery, or even other ar
ticles, iti.iy tie tskeu on tue ground, at any time
before tho commencement of the Fair.
No per on whatever will bo allowed to see
the entries un ii after the award h -s been made
Kntries . an bo ntado at any time be ore the
Fair, by application to the Sr-cretry or l'rcs
ideut at Piatt aiou!h, by letter or in person.
iJui ing the first diy entries Will only be re
ceived at tho office ot the Secretary on the
Fair grounds. When an ei-try is made of any
article, too -"ccre'ary will give to the party a
card, which will contain the number of entry
aiid cij.-s. and which must be attached to the
article, '--xhibitors will cenfor a great favor
on the officers of the Board by making their
entries at as early a day as possib'a. Pcrs ns
living abroad can mike their entries by letter:
but in fU..h ca-fcs if the entry bo of live stock,
the applicant mu.t give the nam j and ago of
tiie animal, the uiuic and nge of the sire, the
name and rcsiJenoo of the owner, and the class
in which he wi-hus to enter. If the entry b
ot mach.ueiy, implements, etc , tho applicant
must give the name and residence of maker.
name of patentee and same or designation of
the article. No article shall be entered iu more
than one department. All entries wiil b made
in strict compliance with the eticred pientum
list, and awards ma Ie in accordance. Parties
must, therefore, take particular pafns to have
stock and articles entered just as they want
h eta. Those who purpose entries wi 1 very
much ob!i.:c tho Secretary and his clerks, i
they wiil, before leaving home, make a list of
ail tho articles they wish to enter, and th
clto which they belong, and sipa their names
iu full at the bottom. This will enable the
clerks to get their names correct on the books.
Committees are particularly requested not to
give cnc.Tur.ig. ment to over fed animals in the
b.oedic- tla-sc. In ju i.ng of blooded stock
reg.trd will be had to the purity of blood as es
tablished by the po iiree. ?iie. form, action and
geroral characteristics of the various breeds,
making proper allowance for age, feeding, and
other cirou'otaaj' s. A premium will not be
awarded if the article or animal be not thoucht
worthy, tii.-ui'i there bo no competition. Award
ing committee will only award premiums to
articles regularly entered in their respective
classes; bat they are requested to examine all
all articles entered in the miscellaneous cla-s
report. Judges rt particularly rcjutstcl to
hud their reports to the Scretury a soon a
the decision is made; and. as it is the object of
the Society to collect all the information pos
sible f om tha exhibitors in their classes, and go
make their report as full as time and circum
stances wiil p rmit. Persons invited to serve
on Awarding Coicmittecs will receive their
b-idgcs from the Superintendent of the depart
ment in which th?y are to serve. The award
icg Coiau-itiees will be selected from the va
rious sections of the ot unty with great care.
No one will be allowed, whiLa he ia aa exhib
itor, to act as Judge.
The officers of all Agricultural ani Meehan- ;
icul Associations, and a"I the members of tha
Press, everywhere, are invited to attend our
Fair with, ut further notice, ihe invited guests
can btain free tickets of adrcssion by making
application to the Secretary or President, at
the office of the Society. aDd identifying tho n"
selvca by responsible par.ics.
AU persons furnishing refreshment are re
quired to in the r supplies before i o'clock
a M each day. nnd for that I urpose"tickcts of
fldoiission will be given for themselves and
wsirons. But precisely at fcW o'clock .ho
grounds will be cle-red of persons not entitled
to remain. Persons renting refreshment booths
will not be permitted to sell intoxicating
Refreshments booths, showmen, pedlers.
hucksters, Ac., will apply to the President.
Secretary or Treasurer for terms upon which
they can enter upon the grounds duriog the
OT tue Ot County Acricnlliiral timl
5IeoIiniiic.il AfcKuciHf ion.
CLASS 1 Cattle,
Lot 1 Shrt llosx.s.
Pest bull. 2 years old and over
21 do do
Bet bull. 1 year old and under 2
21 do do
l;st bull calf,
Best cow crer3 years
2d do do
Best heifer 2 yerif i old
2d do do
Best lieifer 1 yenr old
2J d dj
Best heifer calf
2d do do
LOT 2 Dsvoxs, Galawat?, Aldebj-y,
2 t HI
tivesi asd Grades.
Sambas Short Horns, only half the premium.
LOT 3 Swkxpstakks.
Pest bull of any age or breed 5 00
Best cow do 5 00
Best herd of eattle of any nge or breed compos
ed of not less than 5 head of cittle 5 00
Best herd of grade cattle not less than five
head 5 00
.Superintendent of cattle Joseph C. Gilmour.
Judges P. W, Cunningham, Henry Eiken
bury, John Gilmour.
(AH animals contending for a premium in
C'lars No. 1 Piust show a reliable pedigree, as
reorded in the American Herd Book.)
CLASS 2 Lot 1 nossts Thoroughbred.
Best stallion 5 00
21 do 2 50
Best mare 5 CO
2d do 2 50
LOT 2 ROAI 3TKR3.
Beet stallion 5 CO
21 do 2 50
Best maro 5 00
2d do 2 50
Be.'t rair of mares or horses 5 00
2d do 2 50
Best single horse, mare or geldinir. 5 00
LOT 3 Horses fou General Utility.
Best stallion 2 years old and over 5 00
21 dj do 2 50
Best marc 2 years old and over 5 00
2.1 dj . do 2 50
Best colt, marc or horse, one year oi l and
under two 5 00
2d do 2 50
Best brood mare, with one colt 5 00
21 do 2 50
LOT 4 -SWEKPSTAKESI
Best stallion of any age or breed 5 00
Best mare do 5 0T
Best colt, mare or horjo under one year
old 5 00
2d do do 2 50
All animals to be classed a thoroughbred
must show an anthenticu'- d pedigree.
LOT 5 I'RiccnT Horses.
Best stallion 2 years old and over 5 00
2.1 do do. 2 50
Best re pre 5 00
2d do do 2 50
Superintendent of Horses E. W. Barnum.
Judges Charles Holmes, E. L. Heed, K E.
(Xo n n i in al in this clas shall be entered for
more than one premium, except for Sweep
stakes.) LOT 0 Donkeys asd Mules.
Best jack over 2 years old 2 50
21 do do 1 00
Best .Tennett do 2 58
21 do do 1 01
Best mule eolt unler 1 year old 2 50
2d do do 1 00
Best Back of ar.y age I 00
21 do do Dip.
Best Ewe of any ajo 100
21 do do Dip.
Superintendent ll'm. Gilmour. Sr..
Judg s-J. M. Patterson, J. F. Doud, Wm.
CLASS 4 Lot 4 Swine. Smal Breeds
S'urFOLK?, Essex, a Ciiisa.
Best Boar one year old and over 5 00
2d do do 2 00
Best do under one year 3 00
2d do 1 CO
Best Sow one year old and over 5 0")
21 do do 2 00
Best do under ono year old 3 00
21 do do 1 00
Lot 2 Large Breeds Polaxd, Magee a
Best Boar two years old and over 5 00
2d do do 2 00
Best do one do and under two 5 00
2d d' do 2 00
Best Boar under one year old 3 00
21 do do 1 00
Best Sow one ycrr old and over S 00
2 1 do do 2 oo
Best Sow under one year 3 00
21 do do 1 CO
LOT 3 BERKS!!. RF3.
Best Boar 2 yours old and over 5 CO
2d do do 2 00
Best do one year old and under two 3 00
2d do do 1 00
Best do under one year old 3 Oil
21 do do 1 00
Bet Sow one year old and over 5 00
2d do do 2 00
Best Sow nndcr one yeas 2 00
2d do do 1 00
LOT 4 SWEEPSTAKK3.
Best Boar of any breed or ago 5 00
Best Sow do 5 00
Superintendent Lawson Sheldon. j
Ju Iges Timothy Clara, A, C. MayfielJ,
CLASS 5 Open to the World.
Best Hen per and Mower Dip.
do Two-Horse l'iow do
Superintendent Ccnrad Heisc-1.
Ju lacs Beiij. Austin, C. II. Parniale, Wni
Beit One-llorse Plow Jip.
do Harrow do
do Two-Horse Wagoa do
do Ona-Horse Wagon do
do Wavon or Carriage Brake do
do Two-Horse Carriage do
do One-Horse Carriage do
do Double Shovel Plow do
do Cora CuKivator do
do Horse Hay Rake do
do I nning Mill do
do Farm Gate do
do Portable Fence do
do Churn do
do Washing Machine do
do Clothes Dryer do
do Clothes Wringer do
do School Desk do
do Corn Planter do
do Oi.e-half Dozen Brooms do
do Double Barreled Shot Gna do
do Display of Farm Machinery and Imple
ments by one exhibitor. do
CLASS 6 Competition ix this Class open
Best Plow for Old Ground Dip.
do Breaking P.'ow do
dc Gang Plow do
do Double j-hovel Plow . do
do Iron Beam Plow for Old Ground do
do B-iding Two-Howe Cultivator do
do Walking do do
do Ri ling and Walking do do
do Two-IIorso Roller do
da Sod Sower, drift or broadcast di
do Two-IIorso Corn Flanter
do Fanning Mill
do Hay and Straw Cutter
do Corn Sheller. Horse Tower
do do Hand power
do Bee Hive without Bees
do Cheese Press
do Cider Mill and Press
do Cane Mill
do Hay Press
do Hay Stacker
do Hay Fork in use
do Thresher and Separator
do Horse Power to tun any Machinery
do Wind Po-er Pump for farm use
do Pu'np or Water lUifltr, well or cistern
do Corn Cutter, horse power
do Stalk Cr.fter
do Hedge Trimmer, by Horse Power
do Portable Saw Mill
do Portable Gr'st Mill
do Portable Engine set up for use
. Snrorinter.dent John F. Buck. .
Judiyg GeoiSre Schri ler, Henry
John Fitzseral I.
ctASS 7 Miscellaneous
Best Cattle Scales
do Assortment of Scales
do Brick Machine
do Potato Disgcr
do Family Carrisgo
do Top Buggy
do Open Ba'gzy
do Trotting Wagon or Sulky
do Two-IIo se Sleigh
go Onc-horsc Sleigh
do Wagon or C!lrriatrc Brnke
Wilton cf Nebraska Manufac-
"do Spring Wagon do
do Open Buggy . do
do Covered do ' do
do Wagon made ouiJe of State
do Spring Wagon,
do Open Buggy
do Covered do
Superintendent S. M
McCaig, Beiij. Albin, Henry
I LAsS 8 Textile Fa r C3 akd Mkcuaxic
and Fixe Aets.
Superintendent J. M. Patter-ion,
Judges Alfred Johnson, Walter Jenkens
Best di-plny of Tools nnd Cut'ery
do Assortment of Cabinet Furniture
do Set of Chairs
do Saddle and Bridle
do Set of Farm Harness
do Set of Carriage Harness
do Assortment Tin and Copper Ware
Best Coal Stove for Cooking
do Wood Stove do
do Combine I Wood and Coal Cooking
do Parlor Stove for heating
Superintendent E. L. Reed
Judges C. M. Shelton. Sam'l Rector. C- H.
Best assortment of Leather
do Sowing Ma. hine for heavy work
do do for family use
do Knitting Machine
do Collections of Potter's ware
do lot of 50 bricks 1 00
do Specimens of Carpenter work 1 00
do assortment of Cooperage 1 00
do specimen of blacksmith's work 1 00
do set of horse fIiocs 1 00
Superintendent Mrs. E. Sage.
Judges Mrs. JoIki Tewksberry. Mrs. Dr.
Wiley, Mrs. Barnum.
Best 20 yards of carpeting 2 00
do quilt do
do coverlet do
do pair c-tton hose, home manufacture 50
do 3 lbs stocking yarn do 1 00
do pair woolen stockings 50
do do socks 50
do do mittens 50
do dy gloves 50
do rag hearth iug 50
do bed spread 50
do pair pants made by lady 1 03
do Vest do 1 00
do shitt do 1 00
do bonnet do 1 00
do assortment of boots F shoes 1 00
do display of book-binder's Dip
do do clothing do
do do woolen cloths do
Superintendent I'rof. W
Judges Mrs. Don!
Mrs. J. D. Simscn, J. A,
Best ornamental and sign painting 1 00
do photograph, plain Dip
do vignette do
do colored do
do on porcelain do
Best dispbay of Photographer's Work Dip
do Monoehrom tt.Sc Painting do
Oil or Water do do
Landscape do do
Waonand Buggy do 1 00
Drawing and Sketching do
display of Cbromos do
Specimen of Penmanship by pupil
under 15 1 00
Superintendent Mrs. E. W. Barnum.
Judges Mrs Hattie Drost, Mrs. I.aac Pol
lard. Mrs. William Jenks.
Best Specimen of work done by Sewintr
Machine, to bo dona on the
do Specimen silk embroidery do
do Trench need e work do
do Otto-nan Cover "? uo
do Table cover, needle work. do
do Specimen of worsted work do
do Fancy work with needle for chair do
do VorkcJ Cushion and Back do
do Lamp Mat do
do Ornamental Shell Work do
do do Lea'her Work do
do Specimen Wax Flowers do
do Specimen Arii1ei.il Flowers do
do Collection of Furs do
do Hem-stich work by hand do
do Tatting Edging. 1 yard do
do do Tnserfiog do do
do Collection of Hair Work do
do Crochet Edging 1 yard do
do do Inserting do
do Transferred Work do
do Seed Work do
do Feather Flowers do
do Burr or Cone Work do
do Variety of Crochet Work do
do do Worsted Crochet
do Worsted Work in Frame do
Articles of the above class of domestic man
ufacture must be made by the exhibitor, or in
hi3 or her family.
Superintendent Thos. Mitchell.
Judsres D. L. Clapp, F. L. Clement, Lawson
Be3t design for farm house, ccst not to
exceed Sl.OX) Dip
do design for farm house, cost not to
excce l i l.t-tt) do
do design for dairy house, cost not
to excoed S 150 do
do design for poultry house do
do design for smoke houie, cost not to
exceed $150 do
do design for rat and moose proof
corn crib do
do design for hog pen or house do
do Model for Rustic Arbor do
Superintendent L. F. Johnson.
Judges F. M. Dorrington, MissF.il a Crocker.
Mrs. Perry Walker.
Best Piano Forte Dip
do Cabinet Organ
do Melodcon do
do Display of musical instrument do
CLASS l. Dairy. Pantrt. Kitchen.
Superintendent Mrs. Isaac Pol'ard
Judzes Mrs. Danl Clapp, Mrs. C- H. King,
Mrs, R. Lewis.
Best Specimen of Flour, not less than
fifty pounds 50
do 10 lbs sugar from Chinese or Imphce 1 00
do gallon Sorghum Syrup 50
do do Impbee do , 50
do do home-made Vinegar 50
do five pounds butter SO
do do , hard soap 50
do five ponnds Honey 50
do half gallon soft soap 50
Competitors fcr Premiums on sugar must give
mode and rules for manufacture.
Superintendent Rush Chilson.
Judzes Mrs. L. Sheldon, Mrs Jno. Mutz,
Mrs.Jno Cum mines.
Fresh fruit put op for winter use ia glass jars
not less than two quarts of each kind.
Best jar Raspberries '
Dip or 50
do do Strawbeiyics
do do Cherries
do do Grapes
do do Gooscb.rrics
do do Blackberries
do do Currants
do Bottle of Grape Wine
do do Currant Wine
Superintendent Mrs. J. A MncMarphy.
Judges Mrs. Wm. B. Porter, Mrs, Sam'l
Richardson, Mrs. Joseph Giimore.
Best Loaf of Wheat Bread
do do Corn Brend
do do Graham Bread
Dip or 50
do Li'-'ht Cake
do Jelly Cake
do Pound Cake m
do Grape Pickles
do Sour Pickles of any kind
do Sweet Pickles of any kind
do and greatest variety of preserves
do' I'lum preserves
do grape preserves
do strawberry preserves
do apple preserves
do melon preserves
do peach preserves
do pear preserves
do quince preserves
do tomato preserves
do plum jelly
do apple jelly
do grape jelly
do currant jelly
do rhubarb jelly
do gooseberry jelly
Greatest variety of jellies
Best raspberry jam
do currant jam
do plum butter
do tomato catsup
CLASS IS. Fruits asd Flowers.
Superintendent II. Hubbard.
Judge i S. B. Hobson. A. L.
Largest and best collection of apples
2d do do
Largest and best
2d do "do
collection of apples
Best seedlirig opplo
do collection of peaches
asiortment of grapes, not less than
12 bunches of each variety
do do do
Superintendent J. N. Wise.
Judges Mrs. T. Thomas. Mrs. Wm. Hobbs,
Mrs. U, Ki kenberry.
Best collection of cultivated flowers S2 00
2d do do do 1 00
do collection of green-house plants
and flowers, in pots, 50 varieties 2 CO
2d do do do . 1 00
Best and most tastefully arranged pair
Bet collection of Phloxes
Dip or 50
do do Roses
do do Dahlias
do do Verbenas
do do Gladioli
do do Ztnia.
do do Astors
Best Nur;ery Stock
Superintendent W. Urwln
Judges John Adams, Jos.
Hall, En os
Best 5 squashes
do 3 pumpkins -
do Fall Wheat, half bushel
do Spring do do
do White beans, one peck
do Timothy grass seed, 1 peck
do Clover do do
do Yellow Corn, cne bushel
do White do do
do Beets, one half dozen
do Cab'vtge, six head
do Specimen bushel of Irish potatoes
do Assortment of Potatoes not le.-s .
than five varieties 1 00
do Specimen bushel of Sweet Potatoes 1 00
do Specimen busV.el of onions 1 00
do Six heads of celery 50
do Assortment of beans 50
do Six carrots do
do half bushel of turnips do
do Six parsnips do
do peck of tomatoes do
do three watermelons do
do do muskmclons do
do do cauliflowers do
do stalks of rhubarb do
Superintendent John Shannon.
Judges E. A. Kirkpatrick, Mrs. Joe. John
son, Mrs. D, II. Wheeler.
On the third day of tho Fair a Special Pre
mium will b"c given for the Best Lady Eques
trian S10 00
2d best ' 5 00
SPECIAL OFFER AND PREMIUMS.
For the Best Ten Colts in the Stati.
W. D. Jones, of Rock Bluffs, makes the follow
Mr. Jones wil put in S100, ani enter his Stal
lion "Iowa Tiger," all parties desiring to enter
their horses to pay S100 likewise, and whoever
shows the best 10 colts shall have the whole
amount of money thus deposited, as a premium.
This offer open to the State.
Programmes will be issued and distributed on
the fir-t day of tho Fair, giving particular in
structions to omuiitieesanJ otner lnlorma'ion
relating to the Fair.
D. II. WHEELER, Pres't
C. II. Kino, Sec'y.
Marshal Joe. JonvsoN.
Ass't " A. B.Taylor.
Univbrsity of Nebraska
The next term of the University will open
SEPTEMBER 12TH. 1S72.
A full Corps of Professors is provided. The
Apparatus, Library and Cabinet are
Lew and conip'ete. The
tVi'l open this fall. Tuition free, and books at
For further information send for a cata
Rooms for self boarding furnished at small
cost to tne ttuuents.
A. R. BENTON, Chancellor.
n43 dlw-20 w 2m Lincoln. Neb.
Buying Your Green-house and
Sicn ic Cm ani h ns
DON'T send East for Plants when you can
tfet just a. good for less money nearer
home. To my numerous friends and patrons I
would say that I have the largest and best
stock of plants ever o tiered for sale in toe west
nnd propose to sell them at reasonable prices.
He sure ami send tor my
New Descriptive Catalogue.
which will be sent free to all who apply for it
Then give me your orders, and 1 teel confluent
I can satisfy you.
Address, v. j. u wstit.
Feb. 1$ djtwtf Plattemouth. Nob
ST. T- DUKE & CO
A'l FOOT OF MAIjV ST HE El
Wholesale & Retail Dealers in
Hardware and Cutlery, Stoves,
STEEL NAILS AND
Blacksmith Tools, A:c.
Keep on hind a Large Slock of
B TICKS PA TEJVT,
L O Y A L CO OK
And Other First-Class Cooking
ST0 V e s;
cf All kinis
Coal or Wood kept on band.
JOB WORK OF ALL KINDS DONE
CEQAR CREEK F..iLLS
Is in running order now.
bushel of Wheat. Satisfaction will be given
to customers in grinding nud sawing.
Flour. Corn meal, and Lumber, will be sold
Cheap for Cash.
Come one. Come all, and give the Ceda
Creek Mill a trial.
Weeping Water, Nebraska.
Boots, and Shoes.
Hats, and Caps,
Agricultural Implements of all kinds. Weir snd
"IX L" Culti vRtors. Union Corn Planters,
Grandetonrand Princeton Plows. Ac, Ac ,a(in
tiini'um all of which we offer to the public at the
owest retail prices.
All GooiLs Varrniitetl
a-Our constant aim will be to sell so low that
it will be to thepoitive advantage of every far
mer in tho western and central portion cf Casr
county to make this their headquarters for trade
C A D E M Y !
1U1W mm miami
Commences July 1st. 372.
Chicago Avenue. Fla!tmoutb. Cass county,
Prof. Adolplie crAlleuianJ,
(Recently of Yale College.)
PJH . CIIVL
September 3d, 1872.
Board and Tuition at low rates. Apply
CIIAS. LITTLE, -Chairman
of Trustees, Crete Neb.
MACH1N E SHOP?
a it man S fjurtis.
. rifthsnioutii, IVeb.,
Repairers of Steam Engines, Boilers, Saw and
tj as and St en m Fittings, Wrought Iron Pipe
force ana tilt Pumps, interim (muge, alan
V alve Governors, and all kinds of
Brass Engine Fittings,
furnished on short notice,
F ARMING MACHINERY
repai-ie 3 cn short notice. aug
017 St. Charles Street.
IorgfT located in St Louis than any Chron
J ic Physiciar.. so successfully treats Simnlc
and Ct mplicated Venereal Disease as to bring
patients Irom every State. His hospital op-
oprtunities, a life time experience, with pur-!
est drugs prepared in the establishment, cures
leases given un by others, no matter who fail-j
jeii ; tell yoi.r private troubles, t'onsulration
free. Send two stamps for medical essays.
Manhood, Wmahood, seur hj
uiail. lo cents ench. both fur J5 cW. UK) pages.
.ah mat ine curious. aountT'Ji or inqui'ii v
wish to know all alout Self-pollution Preven
tion. jlarriaie. r very young man ana wo
man ought to read it as a warning The ner
vous debilitated or partially impotentent
scientically advised. wn dec2d
Jos Sch later.
ESTABLISHED IN lSbl.
IVATCnES, C LOCKS
SILVER AND PLATED WARE,
GOLD PENS SPCTACLES.
VIOLIN STRINGS AND
Watcher. Clocksand Jewelry repaired neatlv
mil with disnatch.
liemnd to orrosite Platba Valley Housa
brrevr. ncrv. w w t
J?L. Li strums
DOUBLE AND SINGLE ACTING FORCE
AND FARM PUMPS,
FEED &ILLS, ETC.,
The llalladay M ill hns stood the test for six
teen years, both in the United States and Eu
rope and is the only one
Generally adopted by a'l Principal Rail
roads and Farmers-.
rScnd for catalogue and price list.-ta
A. L. STRANG,
aplSwtf Lincoln Nebraska.
WAX PAPER ! !
All Paper Trimmed free
Also Dealer in
Prescriptions carefully compounded by anex
Remember the place, three doors west of the
Herald office: Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
PURISSIMA ET OPTIMA.
This unrivalled Medicine is warranted not to
confa n anogle particle ot Meicury, or any in
jurious mineral substance, but is
For forty j cars it hns proved its great value
in all diseases of the Liver. Bowls, and Kidneys
'i housands of the good nnd great in all parts of
the country vou'-li lor its wonderful ami pecu
liar powe- In purifying the blood, stimula'ing
the t rpid 1 vnr and bowls, and imparting
new life nnd Vigor to th whole svstem. Sim
mons' Liver Regulator isacknoiedcd to have
no equal as a
It contains four medical element... never uni
ted in the same happy proportion in any other
pr. parHtion v'z " gentle Cathartic, a wonder
ful To-ic. an un-exceptionable Alterative and
n eerfain Corrective of all imviiritie ol the body
Such signal success has atteude 1 its use, that it
is now recirdoil a the
GKEAT UNFAILING SPECIFIC.
forLivorCompIiiintni.il the painlul offspring
thereof, ti-wit. Dyspepsia. Cot.stipati n.
Jaundice. Bilious nt'a ks Sick headache. Colic
Depression of Spirits. Sour Stomacli, Heart
Burn. .to. Ac.
Regulate the liver and prevent,
CHILLS AND FEVER.
PreparedonlybyJ.il ZETLIN A CO.
Dnwgists. Macon. Ga.
Send for a Circular 1 and t.?9 Arch street.
Price SI; by mail 1.:'5 f Philadelphia Pa,
For Sale by J.H. BUTTERY,
janlwly. Plattsmouth, Neb.
FUR NX TUR E,
LOUNGES, SAFES, TABLES
OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS AKD AT ALL rBlCKS.
Metalic Burial Cases.
Heady Vade, and Sold Cheap for Cash.
With many thanks for past patronage. Ii n
Ate all to call and examine my large stock o
niture and Coffins jan28t
M. B. TJ3URPHY,
Blankets, Brushes, &c.
Promptly ExeeuteJ. All work Warranted
jI-FINE HARNESS A SPECIALITY.-
Nov. 30.wtf VlatUmouth, Neb
i ih iTi-i inrJ
n r ; i -i r ' ,''.
To the East North and Smjtlicnpt.
Exri xa i
5.50 x. m.
10.50 p. m.
3.23 a. ra.
7.00 a. m
12 50 a. m,
9 25 a. m.
4.15 p. ra.
0.20 a. in.
5 .30 r. nv.
Arrive Bu lington....
3 8p. in,
7. 0 a- m.
11.15 a- in.
3.15 p. in.
fl.OO a. m.
f;lo p. ru.
11.00 p. m,
5.55 p. in.
2.45 a. m.
" Cincinnati "
" Logansp't T.riW
O.Thrimgh Cars from Missouri River to Chi
cago. Indianapolis, Cilii ii.unii, Logacsport and
Connection Rt th"s point with lines leail
inr o the East. North and South.
This is the lict. Shorten, Q.ticLtzl and Citeap
Do not be deceived, but "btain Tickets via
the Burlington nnd uissouii Kiver Railroad.
A. E. TM'ZALIN. C E. PrKKI.NS.
Gen'l Ticket Agent. Gen'l Sup'
And dealer in all kinds of
Furniture & Chair.
main street, (third door cart of P O
SRcpairing and Varnishing nostly none.
Funeruls attended on the shortest notice.
CIIJE.1I Sj O T8.
A'grand chance 16 obtaii
choice building lots, at pri
ces and terms to suit the
I am now offering to sell lots in my
Each, from one third to one-half down
and the balance payable in six, nine and
twelve months, according to the value
of tho lots, with ten per cent interest.
Z&iyA discount of ten per cent will bo
made for cat-h.
This is certainly ono of tho finest
chances ever offered in Plattsmouth to
parties of limited n;can, to secura
piece of ground upon which to erect a
Jly lots are beautifully situated and
nearly all arc covered with .1 fine growth
of joung forest trees.
Come and look at them. No chargo
made for thowing.
July 5th 1872. 0d2wl4wtf
T H B BEST"
For Your Groceries Go To
Corner Third and Main Streets, Plattsmouth,
f?"IIo keeps on hand a thoico ami
well t?elected Stock of
Ac, -Ao. A.
iAIso a good assortment of Coots A Shoei.t
In Connection with the Grocery is a
Bakery & Confectionery !
5AIl kinds of Country Produce bought and
Take noticeof the sign "EMPIRE BAKERY
AM UKOtl H. maylowti.
Weeping Water, Nebraska.
I AH. LIBE & CO
II0RT0N A JENKS.
' PEALEBS IX -
HATS. CAPS BOOTS,
SHOES. NOTIONS. A
We are Agents for
Willcox & Gibla Sewing Machine
13. Gr. Hoover,
5'Keens constantly on hand all staplo articles
Boots and Shoes, &c,
In fact every thing usually kept In a anety
Store, which wiil be sold on small pronis ior
Cash. All kinds of Produce taken in exchangj
r good ana
Highest Market Price given in cash
for Grain. 19w
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