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Latest By Telegraph
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Death of Mrs. Grecloy,
Fubiuhed every Tbunday at
c Corner Jin In nIfeendlitrect
Cows Said to be Afllictctt
with IIoi-bc Disease in
OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE
CITY AND COUNTY.
J. A. HACMmiPHY, Editor.
TERMS : $2.00 a Year.
Terffii, in Adrance.
One copy, ene year.-..
neopy, six month
One inpv. three month..
w i tTTPT r cvttit Jf STARBIKD At
i I Z h JU. Practice in. all the court.
of the State. Special attention given io collec
tions- and matters of Probate ,
Office over the Poet Office, Plattsmonth. Neb.
-j ij ;.i -a... Office in the Maaunie
iii-v M.in RrrM-t. Platumonth. Nebraska.
MAXWELL k CHAPMAKAttorreyi . a
Law and Solicitor! In Cb ancery . "
moath. Nebraska. Office ia Fittgerald sBloek.
MB. REESE. Attorney at Lnw-0Ti(-e
kt.wi or Chanman s Drug
Store. Special attention given to collection
of claims. "
-v t i.t vrv35TflV. Physician and Sur-
IV. eeon. tenders bis professional services ito ,
th. itLna of Casseounty. Residence southeast i
nl Sixth streets: office on Ma:n
ttreet. one door wet-t of Lyman's Lumber Yard
-w w siwMVi) (!nrnn nt Physician
l J .Jtm m. Snrnn-in-Chie of the Army of
tho Pntnman. Plattsmouth. Nebraska. Offioe
at O. P. Johnson's Drug Store Main street. I
rposite Clark k Plammers.
llTIIEEI.ER A REVN'KTT Real Estate and
v Tax Paying Agents, N-jUns Public. Kiro.
and Life Insuranoe Ageate. Plattsmouth.. Neb-
1H SLPrt PAINE General Insurance A rent
I Represents some or the moat reiiaoie ooia-
Office with Barnes k Pollock is) Fitzgerald
JOHN FITZGERALD Proprietor '
Main Street, Between 5th and 6th St.
FOR BOOKS NEEDED BY ALL
The best books published on the Honss and
the Cow. Liberal terms. Money nr ade rapid
ly bv Atenta selling thede books, bend, lor
eirCUlurpOKTER C0ATF.3. Publishers.
3F"inc Art G-ollery.
Photograph. Ambrotypbs and copies
rmm qM niotn rM. nl hi n or colored, either in
ink. water or oil. All work neatly executed
and warranted to give satisfaction. .
V. V. LKONAHU Artist.
lOdtf Main bt.. Plattsmoutb.
SOLOMON & XATIIAN, j
Fancv Dry Goods, Notions,
Ladies' Furnishing Goods,
Largest, Cheapest, and Best Assortod
Stock in the City.
JDarStore on Main, between 4th and 5tb
6treets. Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
To A itebtiskrs. AH persons who contem
plate making contracts with newspapers for the
insertion of Advert iseusents should send to
for a Circular, or inclose 25 cents for their One
hundred Page Pamphlet, containing Lists of
3.0)0 Newspapers and estimates, showing the
cot of advertising, also many useful hints to ad
vertisers, and some account of the experiences
of men who are known a successful advertis
ers. This firm are proprietors ot the American
Newspaper Advertising Agency.
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and are possessed of unequaled facilities for
securing the insertion of advertisements in all
Newspapers and Periodicals at lowest rates.
LCE P GILLETTE
General Agent Dep't Northwest.
Union Central Life
Of Cincicnati Ohio,
J. H. PRESSOR.
Loeal A gent
Is in receipt of the fines and
Of Cassimeres, Clotba, Vesting?, to
ever brought to the city, which
I will make up in the
t-Plcase call and examine.
Plattsmouth, April 18, 1S72.
CITY MfcAT MARKET,
Plattsmouth; - Nebraska.
The beat of Freett Meats always on hand ir
Highest Price Paid for Fat Cattle
49Higheet Cash Price paid for green Hides
Tiie Gib c ap est.
Pi J. METTEBR.
Will be found at his old stand on Main St.
where he will be pleased to see his for
rxu customers and friends.
He has a large and good aMortnra ef farm
machinery such m the
rrbe Marsh harvester, a reaper that two aiJ
X can cut and bind ten acres oer day wit-
one man to drive, and the binders can work ia
1 filburn and Studenbaker Warona. fhata -
i'JL pion Reaper & Mower Massillon Thrash
er, and tfuoaio fit thrasher, and bx-el.sior
ncaper ana Mower Ac,
F. J. METTEER,
Main Street, Plattsmoutb. Neb.
L. S. Bt.Aia, Traveling Ajent.
23 Gm Hoover.
Keeps co3tatly en hand all staul articles
Boots and Shoe, te.,
In fact every thing njillykent Ii a V i !
Store, which will be sold oa -n.ill poG;s for
Va&h. A II kinds of Produce taken in excbiau
IIihe.t Markgt Price given in eah
Rev. D. B' Pcrrj,
(Itecenlly of Yale CoHege,)
will o ieu
September 3d, 1872.
Board and Tuition at low rates. Apply
Chairman f Trastees, Cret Nei.
NEW DRUG STORE, I
WEEPING WATER, KER.. I
T. Ts. POTTEB,
DEALER in Trugs. Medicines. Paints. Oils
Varnish. Perfumery. Station ary. Notions
Cigars and Tobacco wl6t
A C ADE MY! !
Commences July 1st 872.
Chicago Aveeae. PIattaiouth, Cass ceanly.
Prf. Ado!pho d'Ailemand, Pr
and J rmcipal,
ESTABLISH KB IK ltl.
VIOLIN STRINGS AND
. FANCY (JOODS.
Watche. Clocksand Jnlr rn.i.J ...ti.
ind with dispatch.
.Removed to nnnif Platte Vli TTn..o.
Uiaa Street. lor.lOwt
I will furnish parties with stone for
all building purposes at a reaseaable price, at
my quarries cr delivered on the car at Louis
ville station The following kind f atnno pan
be had on short notice; rill, caps, perch rock
ine or rod sand stone such ae was nsed by the
B. k M. R, R. in the construction of their (tone
work. All responsible orders, promptly filed
J. T. A. HOOVER.
- LouUrille Station.
NEW L U M B E R Y A R D!
uaving openea a dumber Yard at
Jjoursville, I will keep all kinds of
&c, ic, &c,
And would invite all those wishing to
purcna' io give me a call.
, -I will alstv al in H kinlf of GRAIN.
v ""-v-Aa in Vay iu uiiesi ALarKet price.
E. wVO YES.
- HAPPY Relief for Young Men. from the
eu-cis vi errors ana Aouset in earl v life. Man
ood restored. Impediments to Marriage re
moved. New methodof treatment. New an
remarkable remedies. Books and Circula
sent free, in sealed nnlnt
Adtre. HOWARD ASSOCIATION. No. 2
South Ninth Street. Philadelphia, P, an In-
BLiiuusua uving a. eigti repotation for honors
ble conduct and profwricnal skill.
Repairers of Steam Cnginee, Boilers, Saw and
Gaa and Steam Fittings. Wrought Iron Pipe
Force and Tift Pumps, bteam Gauges, alan
Valve Governors, and all kinds ef
Brass Engine Fittiu? s,
furnish ed on short notice.
rf ARMING MACHINERY
KepaUe ' on hort aotie. ass
University of Neb r a s k a
Mr" The next term of the University will open
SEPTEMBER 12TH. 1872.
A fall Corps of Professors is provided. Tb
Apparatus. Library and Cabinet are
tew and cotnp'ete. The
Will open this fall. Tuition free, and books at
For further information send for cata-
Rooms for self boarding furnished at small
oat to the ktudents.
A. S. BENTON, Chancellor..
43 ilw-X w 2m Lincoln Neb.
Weeping Water, Nebraska.
JAS. CfLSSS; & CO
BOKTOX k JSKK8.
' MaLKS IS
HATS, CAPS BOOTS.
We are Agents, for
Willcox L Cib3Sewrig Mack -j
MriS. A. D. VKITC0MB,
Dress and Cloak Maker.
Rooms Northeast corner of Platte Valley
CUTTING Sc FITTING
made a specialty.
5- Patterns of all kinds constantly on hand,
E. P. XEEDIIAM & SOX,
143. 115 k 147 East 23d Street. New York.
ESTABLISHED IN 1846.
Responsible parties applying for agencies in
fections still unsupplicd. will receive prompt
attention and liberal inducements. Parties re
siding at a distance from our authorized agents
may order from our factory. Send for illustra
ted price list. Oct 25 diw3m
Omaha Marble Works.
Manufacturer and Dealtrin
ITALIAN V MKRI( .t MtRltl.F.
- IHKSIN. II KAI1 4. F.,
Iflaulles &, Furniture
For specimen of workmanhip refer
to Smith's and Vallcry's monu
ments in Plattsmouth Cem
e t a r y .
The patronage of Cass County is respectfully
Keei it Before the Public !
FRANK CAR RUTH,
ru j t i
m. uuiogrujiucr uuu ucweier, is selling
Watches, Clocks & Jewelry
Cheaper than any other pine west of the Mis
souri ttiTw, ana a call to exnmine goois an'!
prices will assure you cf the same. Uood goods
of all kinds at bottom figures. And of the Pho
tographic department Head the following
price list, it can't be bent East or West.
1 dozen Clems
1 do Large
4 Bon Tons
6 dox calling cards
50 1 dos Mod. eds 2 50
$1 50 1 do ed. ilir 3 nil
1 0") 1 eab't cd phot. 6 00
I 12 !f4 l'hot fr. 4 00
3 00 14-4 gem " " 2 00
A large stock of Frames constantly on
nanu at jow prices. Uo not
have a picture taken of any kind nor buy
a dollars worth of Jewelry
. until you have called and examined
specimens and prices.
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry, neatly re
paired. aaa - ww.
aii isonui warranted as
1Wrrrtii.KiIa7lIJ? thorough running orde
TEN LITTLE "ULEEALS
Air "Ten Little Indian Boys.
Ten little Liberals getting into line.
One of them bolted, and then there werenioe.
Nine little Liberals, organized by hate,
Fougbt among themselves, and then there were
Eight little Liberals claimed to be eleven.
One couldn't see it, and then there were -seven.
Seven little Liberals playing silly tricks.
One got disgusted, and then there were six.
ix little Liberals getting in a hive.
One cot tunK, and then there were five.
Five little Liberals played a game of "draw."
One got basted, and then there were four.
Four little Liberals getting up a tree.
One tumbled over, and then there were three.
Three little Liberals sitting in the dew.
One got the colic, and then there were two.
Two little Lrbeials Ulkiug very freely.
One got mad and wouldn't go for Greeley.
One little Liberal sitting all a'onc.
Swallowed up his on uelf, and then tbe e
The reports of the horse disease in the
East look darker than ever, the late lei-
earams renortinir that it is spreading to
cattle, and that fifty cows have died of
t Q Orange, New Jersey.
Its present damaging effects unon
trade are almost incalculable, and should
it extend to cattle it will be increased
It is said that where the afflicted aDi -
ua!s are worked, the disease takes the
form of glanders one of the worst ills
to which borsf. fleh is heir.
Tbe disease is abating somewhat in
Boston, and in Rochester, but seems to
baconie more fatal in New York city,
owing, perh?p., to the persistent work
ing of the Mck animals.
Tbe ad inUrim Editor of the Omaha
Herald tells us what he knows about the
"viWican party. It is not of so much
rto the world to know what
ithe party as it will be to
enow wnat tne ltepuD-
:c War Eorse Eca. H. T.
T. Hudsnn, a I")rmrcratic
e last leei.!attire from Co
lr"' Vi'lattc count v. ha Dublinlv
c fCfe out for Grant and Walson.
Through his influence a large number of
others will do likewise
He is known throughout the State as
an honest man who follow hia nvrn
honest convictions without reeard to I
former prejudices, and his following will J
Let them come there is room for all
or- the broad Republican platform.
llibune ana Kepublican.
Mr. Hudson is an old friend of ours,
and we heartily rejoice to see him come
over to the right side.
There is a great deal of fraud and cor-
ruption in the Republican party. They do
very Daa inings. luey lrank letters to
their friends, they run arouud looc
when they ought to be home; they
make speeches to elect themselves, and
they spend Grant's money outrageously
fiee so saj's the ad interim of the
maua ureuey papjr. it may dc so ; l
but let us look at the other side for a I
moment. Senator Hitchcock is home.
and has been during the campaign at
tending to the proper duties of the sta
tion. Senator Tipton has been cJnssez-
ing around after a tidal wave and spend
ing his time and the people's money (as
the opposition always claim when it is a
Grant man) in trying to break up the
prty anl ruin the men who have helped
him to become all of a Senator that he
Gen. Grant is at his post during his
duty and has been. Horace Greelev
has been swinging round a circle outside
of the wave until an ebb tide carried
him to Chappaqua and landed him on
the bed rock of defeat.
Gratz Brown, is Governor of Missou
ri, a great State, its wants are many,
the need of bis presence at home has
been felt severely, and the people and
press of bis State called loudly lor their
Governor to transact public business for
them during this summer, but Gratz
was away eating buttered watermelon
and gormandizing soft shell crabs, with
a sandwich of political speaking, be
Sumner has gone to Europe, Schurz
is a Senator, and where has he been ?
Home, or at Washington? Not muci!
Tiumbull, the high minded, of course
hj has bren home ; he has made i,o
speeches, been attending to his Sena?o
rial duties very closely everybody knows
that! A'l these men are Senators or
State officers, all of them receive pay
from the United States, or the people;
very much the Fame as a "Grant Sena
tor" t.r a "Grant Governor" would.
lliss ilorgaa oa Hogs.
Miss Morgan, live stock market re
tarter for a New York paper, and one.
therefore, whose opinion on such matters
should possess 'weight, ays. that the
Berkshire and Essex hogs are preferable
as market hogs, to common native stock,
as the waste by shrinkaire in thoo im
proved breeds is less than one-half of
mat or tbe coarse native hogs. In this
we agree with her, but why does Miss
Morgan state also that the pure bred
Berkshire is entirely black, and that the
pure Essex is almost free from hair,
when these distinctions are not charac
teristics of theso breeds at all ? On the
contrary, the Berkshi re has wKif foot
and often other whim marl nnrl th
Essex is often well haired. Il&jrth and
lis y t
f th I
Thursday, November 7; 1872.
A LITTLE HOSE
The next thing that worries them,
and this time it is the New York Trib-
ne that has "conniptions," is the Frank
ing business. It thinks $170,000 would
not pay the bills for campaign docu
ments that Grant Senators and Grant
clerks have sent off to elect the "usurp-
er." Well, we'll tell you how it worked
in Nebraska. The first batch of poiiti
cal documents that came to Nebraska
fully franked by a Greeley Senator, we
suppose were Liberal documents. The
V. M. allowed them to slip through
somehow ; the next day or two a batch
of Grant documents came, and while the
officials were in a quandary yet, in re
gard to disposing of these "Pub. Docs'
they slipped out again, and we suppose j
But a few days elapsed when the
medical director of the Liberal pulse
m Uaiaba sounded the alarm or
corruption the Franking privilege was
being prostituted, &c, &c, &c : the
I people's money wasted, the country on
verge of. bankruptcy, paying mail con-
tracts and feeding Grant hirelings.
I Hardly was the ink dry on tbs Doctor's
article when a .huge sack worth 35
I cents of Liberal documents, addressed
-k. A. Allen, Chairman of the Lib-
"al Central Committee of Nebraska,"
I arrived at the PostoDGce.
1 L. A., you all know him, a fine gen
tleman, for a Democrat, too, marched
I into-the office, rear part, you sec, where
they wouldn't let "Itosey" com 3, and
grabbed his bag of "letters !" Our vir
I ,aous "lend, lo?t, stepped up and
showed the Hon. Chairman the Doctor's
tirade, and ventured to remark that
those "letters were all Greeley docu-
ments, and they were franked by
-, Serator from New York and
not onlythe sack franked, as one
may say, but the envelopes of each sepa-1
rate letter, or document, were franked,
and the envelope blank, so that the Hon.
A. cnairman couid nil in his lnends
names and the names of whosomever he J
. wished to convert and re-send, i. e., re-1
frank them to all the persons he desired I
to convert to the Liberal cause in Ne- I
The Hon. Chairman said the
Doctor was some kind cf a
but took his "lotters" and the govern
merit is still defrauded.
We have newspapers, the Graut men
own them, the Grant men run them,
Grant edits them all, 3Ioses ! what a
great man he must be. One daily pa-
per generally uses up an editor every
two years; but Grant edits em all, and
still lives to take his ' bourbon straight,
but not any straight Bourlon.
Let us look at this. Horace Greeley
owns a paper, called his paper, often.--It
has had great influence in its day. It
micht have soincaxrain if GtppW
elected. If it is dancerous for a Prosi-
dent to run newspapers, surely Horace
Grteley shou d not be elected for he can't
hdp but try and run the Tribune vehue he
lives, and sure the T, iburte. is running
Gralz Brown owned and edltm! a
newspaper, and depends largely on the
newspaper influence for his success. He
would USA tllPni a T.I in if nlnnfo.) nA
evidently knows how to doit, being bred
io the business. If controling newspa
pers is dangerous to our Liberahtes we
dou"t want Gratz then.
Carl Schuiz owns end edits a raper
and he aspired to a high cabinet "po
sish" under the new regime before the
tidal wave washed all hopes of success
away. Carl is a newspaper man he
ought not to be Premier. Gentlemen
and ad interims take notice wc are ahead
on men, on manners, on moraN, on votes
ond on cverytking, so far.
A Leipsic firm announces a volume of
over nine hundred pages, containing the
most prominent articles which have re
cently appeared on the international
"Madam," said a boarder to his land
lady, "I am very sure this pepper is
half peas." "Peas, indeed 1" That
pepper is Smalt & Hommersly's very
best. You don't know anything about
pepper if you think there's peas in that."
"Forallthat, madam," said the boarder,
I m cure that pepper is half peas ;
p-e-r, pep, per. Six letters, and three
of them p s."
Trial cf Ecai Engines.
On the invitation of Professor Thurs
ton, of Stevens Institute of Technology
we lately attended a trial of road lot-o-motive
eneines, held at South Orange.
IS J. 1 he trial was und. r the direc
tion of the Professor, and was eminently
sawsracrory. i ne eninrs, of English
manuiaciurc, were ot ten horse power
nominal, solidly and very neatly con
structed, and were handled with the
greatest facility. They were turned in a
circle of thirty feet diameter outside of
the whcel-i racks, and one of them
hitched onto a train of ten loaded wa
one, weighing altogether twenty seven
and a bait' tons, went off in a verv hvelv
manner up a hill with a grade of one
foot in twenty. The power thus devel
oped wou!d be amply sufficient to draw
a ganir of a dozen plows through a tough
cod- The only question is whether or
not the usual difficulties experienced
with locomotives in the field would inter
fere with tha success of this engine. .It
would bo interesting to see the question
For Xlie Herald.
Mr. Greeley and friends arc consoling
themselves with an idea once advanced
bya colored man when he met with a mag
nificent fizzle. He said, "blessed are
they that expect but
sot le divjppi
vHt . p . - . , . ,. i
v...- im. j.4 ;
I We never go, away in the direction of
I Omaha and have any occasion to cross
I the big muddy, but that our ears are
pierced and our cious sensibilities
- 1 shocked by the wicked oaths and insane
I desires of the traveling public in regard
I to our innocent, transcendent, and gently
I flowing Missouri. If all the Jam(n)s
- 1 that have been thrown at and across the
I river by the passenger?, over the variou
I "transfers' they have had at Omah-i,
tin the last few years, could only bo
I thrown up in a straight line they would
I levee the river from here to St. Louts,
I and then leave enough material over to
grade the Trunk road from the Kansas J
line to the Niobrara. :
The present bridge airaneme-il doc t
not seem to give any better, if as good
satisfaction as the old fashioned boats '.
and the trouble and annoyance of 6hift
mgand changing, chcckinc, andre-check
I baggage and showing and trading
I ar,d swopping tickets, seems to be an id
tolerable nuisance. When we arrived
at 1 lattsmouth landing, and saw the
nice, clean, staunch li. & M. K. U,
boat, the "Vice-President," it made our
I heart glad with joy. Step right aboard
1 wide, well lighted, clean, saloons, a puff
or tw a snort and a scream, fifteen ruin
utes ana you are over in Nebraska.
Home again ! Would'nt trade her for
forty bridges, if the Herald was owiier
of a "Transfer.
o- ilie tie'fit
The present campaign, or the different
roads to the White House, reminds me
of a circumstance of a friend of mine
who was traveling on horseback and
j came to a town on a river, and there was
J a railroad along side of the river; the
first man he met was a colored man. He
asked how far it was to a certain town,
below. He said, "Sah, if you take the
river, 12 miles, ifjoutake the wagon
road, 10 miles, if you get aboard the
I cars, j ou dah now."
lheald Democratic stage route was
once considered a popular road; but
having been out of use for the i&t
twelve years, it is badly washed, and
overgrown with mullen, cedar, grass and
dog fennel, it's considered a hard road
to travel. The Greeley road is thought
by some to be shorter and more direct
but it is hedged in on one side by rocks
of Protection, and Free Trade on the
other, recently we have understood that
a part of the bottom had fallen out.
But he that gets aboard the train that
General Grant rides on, is "dah now,"
for as North Carolina went so goes the
Union. ' Cosmopolite.
Hisis to Employees.
There is scarcely one in this large class
of our people, whether male or female,
old or young, that is not ambitioas to
rise in position and pay. Many a youth
of brilliant capacity sees the plodder
advanced above him, and thinks his own
merits underrated. Many a girl aspires
to that confidence of her employer, and
longs to be tieated as an equal rather
than an inferior. We propose to put
all these striving souls into the posses
sion of the secret by which they may at
tain their desire. The very first quality
taken into account by one who is looking
for help is trustworthiness. "Ia this
man or woman an eye servant?" is tbe
first question in the mind of the employ
er, careful though he is not to express
it. Ability, experience, skill, may be
requisite, but of what avail are they if
the man or woman cannot be depended
on? Suppose we could not trust ia the
steadfastness af nature we could not be
sure that the sun would rise at just such
a time every morning and set at the due
hour at night ; suppose we find water
running up hill, and weights rising sky
ward instead of failing to the eartn how
utterly baseless in such a world all our
plans aud hopes become. We want to
feel the same confidence in those we de
peud on as we feel in nature. "Louis
has been in uiy employ for fourteen
years, and he has never once disappoint
ed me. He is always prompt, faithful,
trustworthy." So said a friend the oth
er, day and straightway Louis, with his
sooty skin, took rank in our minds with
George Washington both men could
be trusted. God give us more of them !
There is a large class of men and women
who an succeed in life only as they link
their fortunes to those wise in turning
the rudder bands and shaping their
course to the desired haven. Left to
themselves, they drift. on an uncertain
sea, often upon the shoals, rarely into
deep soundings; smooth waters, cur
rents and eddies bear them now here,
now there; upon the rocks, upon the
sand. Best it is for such to hitch with
a man3'-stranded cable to some powerful
craft, and fpeed direct over the main
The advantage need not be at all one
sided. .Dropping the metaphor, there
is no man in heavy business tha voes
not need a steadfast, trustworthy, : .1 .
handed helper. Loes he find Mich .
one? How soon the world knows it, i.
this fame right-Land helper becomes
partner in the business. A few months
ago "Eu.ma Josie,'' an American girl,
expressed a willingness to go into an
American kitchen and keeps it clean,
provided she were treated in all respects
as an equal. Scores of letteis were ad
dressed to thi column, clamoring for
Emma Jo.-ie "for some one," said thev
all, "that we can trust." The reputa
tion one wins who is always where he is
expected to be, keep doinj; as he is ex
pected to do, is better than gold, more
valuable than rubies. This will place
him on the roliof honor in the estima
tion of all noble souls. This will put in
his hands the golden key that, opens the
palace of eternity, for no human lips that
will utter the words, "Thou hast been
faithful over a few things; I will make
thee i uler over many things, enter into
the joy of thy Lord." Tribune.
Oregon not only claims to have found
a new poet, but is proud of him as the
workman poet. Ilis name is Stephen
Maybell, and he is discribed in the local
- , , . j : i t
naner in wnien ins utiKinns n?r ripi-n .
i;.juuu-..u ;is ueiug as my aect a.s lie is poei-
An Irish girl told bcr forbidden love
she was longing to possess his portrait,
and intended to obtain it.
But how if you freuu.i
"Ah ! Lut i"H teii LLe a-tis K.
make it like you, so they won't knoa c,'
There was a letter left this city last
week with the following superscript.,.!;
- tn on an Eastern jouruoy . ,
A .id a -k tbe mail boys' 't-
I I oitould Cod the wato- i j . ,
O a here no tiack is la:d.
i j. mi,' iiarc .. ;iiuu n-. j',
.aibt as 1 c:u i.-.
" ''.'"u'nioQ, o .'te " vt - . ,
r. J. auce Lewi- Lave tiu ; e-
To lend wbnt's found within .
iC ;j.o thenewaof rece.il tiu.e
- .o.a Iws Nebraska kin.
.iTOSY OP AN AC?03.
- 1 w,.v,- 'vav -nv - r
-'.'ucu;i. , ne cCiur .ci; i uu-
make.- iu JIa, tford. One day while
working at the bench vigorously shoving
a twelve ineh bastard file.- with no ono
present but a single fellow-workman, he
suddenly dropped his file, sprang back a
tew feet, struck the attitude that Mac
beth is supposed to have assumed in the
dagger scene, and repeated the bleod
curdhng words in the text, in a voice
hollow, solemn, and impressive, with
.eatures whereon were painted all the
agony of a tortured mind.
ied with gestures so strikingly true to
nature that his fellow-workman was as
tonished. He was more than that. He
wasthoroughly frightened. Hp hnr? na.
er been to a theatre in his life, and con
sequently was but little prepared for
this sudden clap of theatrical thunder.
He supposed that his companion bad
been strioken with insanity, and tr. hU
mind it was not a pleasant thought to
be cooped up in a room with a crazy
man But how should he. vny
lhaswas the question. The object of
his dread was between him and the door,
and he dare not nass him. Thev wm
on the second floor, and esnano hv
of the window was too dangerous to at
tempt. All this had passed through his
mind so quickly that the vouncr traffndi-
an had only got to the words, "Come,
let me clutch thee.' when th frihton.
ed mechanic hastily retreated to a fir
corner of the room, where there was a
stack ot gun-barrels, and clutching one,
placed himself in a defensive posture,
with a look so horror-stricken it seempd
to say; "if you do clutch me, or attempt
to do so, I will knock your brains out
with this tun barrel." He kent. bis ovo
fastened on the speaker and breathlessly
watched every motion, and maintained
the same sinking attitude until the close.
3Iackay had been so wrapped ud in the
recitation that he had not taken in the
scene here described, but as he conclud
ed he embraced the situation of affairs at
a glance, and said: "VVhv Jack, whit
is the matter?" "The matter with me ;
nothing!" exclaimed Jack, indignantly;
"but 1 would like to know what in thun
der is the matter with you." A mutual
explanation took place and a hearty
An old member of the Texas Legisla
ture was met upon the Etreet with a
arge roll of greenbacks in his hand,
ooked at his pile, and chucklinc sn lnnd
that he attracted the attention of a by-'
tauuer, wno saia to mm, "what are you
aughing at, Jim ?" JimrcDlied: "Yon
see that money?" "Yes." "Well,
boss, ijastgot that for my vote. Is'e
been bought four or five times in my
life, but dis is de fust time I eber cnt d
You must make von.
smaller this winte;-.
A new paper is talked of for Spring
Id 3Iass., capital $200,000. Tho Re
publican holds its own, but it stated that
some people ot opposing pnnoiples want
a first-class organ of their own.
Aa I-.Iaai For Beat Terms luoderttc.
Anybody vraT;t a L'ngdo:r. a'l to him
self, twice as big as the Isle of Wight,
with hills as high as Skiddaw, timber,
fresh water streams, beautiful climate,
varying only from 3S deg. to 78 dec,
and a soil that will grow anything ? The
Telegraph, of Friday says there is such a
kingdom to be let, to be had of the Brit
ish Government, for moderate -ent. li
is the Inland of Auckland, is) uiIVs
south of New Zealand. viii no natives
and belonging to the Colonial Office,
which some 3'cars ago leased it to Messrs.
Enderby. who leased it again to a
company. The latter failed to pay the
rent, and government accordingly took
possession again. No further assignment
has been made, and if anybody wants to
lie a sort of King, and can get forty or
fiftj' laborers together, Lord Granville
will, we doubt not, make bim. lessee,
Governor and Parliament all together.
He ought to be rich enough to kee
steam yacht, though, orhe will be rathe r
more secluded th;n if he kept a pike.
If adventure is not who"y dead among
us, that island will be taken up this
"(.a:. London SptC'ntG..
, i.ev . iu Put Mull Guzrl'C
sa.'s. ' Su(tiosWig tor an instant ha.
civilization and Christianity had not prf
c uded the practice of getting rid of-i.
ly, feeble, rickety children, and h;ir
legis'ution acting 011 enlightened princi
ples of utilitarianism, and not altogether
with inhumanity for it would be diffi
cult to show that it is more ctuel to put
a suffering b'rd or insect to eath
had enjoined it, the world would simply
have been the loser within the last two
or three hundred years by Bacon, Pascal,
Des Cartes, De Thou, Gibbon, Newton,
Locke. Adam Smith. Boyle, Dr. John
son. William III.,-I'ope, Addison, Wal
ter Scott, William Pitt, -Cowper, Flax
man, James Watt and Nelson. All
these memorable men and how many
besides 1 have not given myself time to
investigate are recorded to have been
more or less puny or delicate children :
some (as Sir Isaac Newton, whose moth
er said be might have been put in a
3uart mug when born) reared with great
ifficulty : some unhealthy all their
oi . t. v. .1
me oun seems to te on me
ays : "ror
for Vice-President, -
Sued by the St ago
The Jb'Jood in Jtufy.
Horse Disease in Chicago.
io Jury in the. Hall
Fail io Agree,
'i he' Horse Disease Deereat-
Nkw Vouk, October Z0'.
TLe wife of Iloraco Greeley diej at
four o'clock this morning at the residence
of Al vin Johnson. Yesterday evening
her symptoms inspired some faint hopeg
of her recovery, but during the night
she had two chills, after which she Was
very easy until four, o'clock, when she
passed peacefully away. The funeral
will take place at Dr. Chapin'a church
at twelve o'clock Friday.
The weather to-day is cool and pleas-'
ant and very favorable to the prevailing
epidemic, which, it is now thought has
reached a crisis.
Several firms will receive oxen to-dayr
from Poughkeepsie, for the conveyance
The stable superintendent thinks that
working of diseased horses will run the
distemper into glanders, and that the re
sult will be fatal. w
It is stated that fifty cows Lave already"
died of the same disease as that which'
i3 effecting horses, at East Orange New
The schooner Crown Point, which was
driven into port at Shonington, Sunday''
-ight, by stress of weather, had two men
prostrated with yellow fever, which had
broken out during the voyage. No new
cases have occurred, but the two eick
men are at the point of death.
Three or four Broadway stage compa
nies have each sued Bergh's society for
interfering with their business. EochV
claim $25,000 damage, and ask an iu"
junction against Bergh and his- men..
Boston, October 30.
More horses appear on the streets to
day than for several days past, but far
from enough to meet the demands. Th
disease is evidently subsiding:-
Rome, October 3l!
Dispatches from Turin report no abate
ment of floods in the river Po. Over
four thousand men are erecting barracks
to arrest further progress of the water.
Damages to property and crops is be
yond calculation. At Enferrarra alone
forty thousand persona are homeless.
Assistance in being rapidly forwarded,
from all points to the suffering people
New York, October 31.
The cold bracing weather of the last,
two days had a good effect upon sick
horses. The malady seems to have"
slightly abated. More horses are on the
streets to day. Many of the cars and
stage stables report improvement im
their stock. '
A female doctor r eports that she treat
ed four ladies suffering from the horse
The disease is on the spread in New
Chicago, October 31".
Doubt no longer exists that tho horse
epidemic has appeared here and is rap
idly spreading. Such is the opinion of"
two veterinary surgeons who have ex
omined nek horses in several stables.
There are forty cases in Power's livery
stable at Evanston.
Dr. Ranch, sanitary superintendent,,
has ordered that all stables shall be disr
Tl cix, November J.
The Po continues to rise. Inundation,
is spreading, and families are fleeing.
Those who cannot escape are starving on.
house tops and in trees where they have
taken refuge. The streams are filled
with carcases of cattle and wrecks ot
houses and barns. The town of Reggio,
fourteen miles from Medina, has almost,
entirely disappeared beneath the flood..
New York. November I.
Th Jj,v i siio Hall trial disagreed
and we e d'ttimrgeif. One report says
they stood seven or conviction and five
for acquittal. After the discharge of
the. jury the court adjourned to Novem
ber IS, when the prosecution will ask for.
the trial of Twped.
The horse disease is rapidb- . e - "' ?,
and the streets begin to asu'ii. II
appearance. . Car companif ar putting
on more cars to-day. Ninety hmxes
died during the past twenty foui h urs..
m - m m .
'ASHiNOTrt.v Novt-iub r 1.
'.. ' of ih- I'tille.' t. s "- -'-.
duced daring the pat iuo...-. -1. .!
'ions. 1 .1ir,AS1;i.i'ii..i, .v , . 1.
Ti e - v few Te'ejs ra ui esinna:- iie'
;..j.ii.tei of Mefc horsca at from i
ten thousand, but nt a single tau.1 c-t-o-has
i' l., . '.:; X"V.-u. ' .
I i mine' i .Htween tit I
five thousand horses are affeced i i
distemper, though a majority of lite,
cases are mild.
t. Joseph, November 1.
llou. Columbus Delano. Secretary of
the interior, and party arrived here t bis
evening, amidst bonfires and booming .f
crnnon. The honorable Secretary de
livered a two hours' f pecch at the Aeade
ray of Music, discussing all the leading
issues of the campaign. Speeches wero
also made by Hon. IL W. Furnas, gov
ernor elect of Nebraska. II. C. Kirk, ex
lieutenant governor of Ohio, and others.
Mr. W. J. Tnouias, the editor of
Notes and Queries, is preparing for early
publication a work on the longevity of
man, in order to show with how much
doubt reports of unusually long lives"
ought to be regarded. 'He. dues not'
believa th&t any authentic iastatvc of.
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