Nebraska herald. (Plattsmouth, N.T. [Neb.]) 1865-1882, November 21, 1872, Image 1

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Published ever? Thursday at
One ftquare, (10 lines or lesn) or.e Ineerlioi f
Each cnLjiqiioot insertion ...
Frofffrnional orJi), not t xceediiitf nix lint
CfBee Corner nalnnad Kond Street
Nfcoid Hfry.
J- column i.or atinum :
.'-i column, per annum
column do ......
One eoluain do . l .i'i.Dti
All arlvertixhiff bill due quarterly.
Transient advertisement luaet Oe ssid it: ad
vance. J. A. MACMURPHY, Editor.
TERMS ; $2.00 & Year
i i
Terms, in Advanc.
0a ouY. ne year.. .......S2-0.
One copy, nix moutha 1:00.
One opy, three month Kn-
torneys at Law. Practice ia all the eourti
of the State. Specix! attention given to collec-
ti'.n ana matters oll'robate
Oliice over the Post Office. Plattsmouth. Ueh
IOX WHEELER-Attorncys at Law. Spe
.cial nttentioi. given to probate busines
and land title enses. Office id the Masoni
JSlocK, aiam btreet. Flattsroottth. Nebraska
HI P.. REESE. Attorn-v at Law-Offie
on Main strce. over Chapman's Drug
Ptore. SpecUl attention given to collection
ot clHinj.
T R.LIVI.VUST0N. Physician and Sur
JlV ceon, tenders hie professional eerviee to
tne citizen ol tas county. KeHidenceeoutheast
eonierof Oak andSixth streets: office on Ma:n
street, one door west oi Lyman Lumber Yard
YJattrinioutb. reb.
"I V. RAWLINS. Bursreon and Physician
' tiate a turgeon-in-ltiit ot toe Army o
the Potcicac. Plattsmouth. Nebraska. Otfi,
at O. F. Johnson's Drug Store Main utreet
-117 HEELER k BENN ETT Real R'tate and
Thi Paying Ajrents, N.iti.'ris P-JS Ue.Fire,
and Life Insurance Agents, PJftt mouth. Neb
rum. te 4tf
T)HELP5 PAINE General Insurance Aeent
Kepre"ntfi some of the moat reliable Com
pai ies in ihe United State.
Office with Barnes k Pollock in Fitzgeralds
lock ban.diwtr
Main Street, Between 5th and Cth St.
The beit book? published on the Horsr and
the Cow. Lioeril teriui. Money n-ade rapid
ly by Agents selling these books. Bend lor
PORTER k C0ATE3. Publishers.
Philadelphia. Pa.
Sinc Aft Gallery.
g Photograph. Ambrotyphs and copie
from eld picture, plain or colored, either in
ink. water or oil. All work neatly executed
and warranted to give satisfaction,
V. V. LKUNAKD Artist.
ldtf Main St.. Plattsmouth.
Fancv Dry Goods, Motions,
Ladies' Furnishing- Goods,
Largest, Cheapest, aud Best Aa-sartoJ
Stock in the City.
fig-Store on Main, between 4th and 5tb
t-treets, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
die wlCJ&wtf
NtLrasJea City,
Gencrtl Ajent Dep't Northwest,
Union Central Life
Of Cincinnati Ohio.
Lel A test
If in receipt of the fines and
Of Casimeref, Cloths. Vesting?,
ever brought to the city, which
I will make up in tho
Latest styles,
rieasa call and examine."
Plattsmouth, Apnl IS, 1872.
To Aivkrttsk?.3 All persons who contern
rUte niakire oontracts with nevf.paper.for the
insertion of Advertisements dboul d send to
for a Cirnlar, or inelose25 cent for th'-ir One
hnndrod Page Pamphlet, con'aintng Lists of
3.0) Newspapers and estin'nte., showing the
cost of advertising, also uiany useful hints to ad
vertiser, and some account of the experiences
of men who are known as successful advertis
ers. This firia are proprietors ot the American
Ketrspaper Advertising Agency.
and are possessed of aneqnalcd facilities for
securing the insertion of advertisements ia ail
Newspapers and Periodicals at lowest ratfeS.
gtL. Jos. Sch later.
VTatcho. Clock s and Jewelry repaired neatly
nd with dispatch.
.Removed to opposite Platte Valley House
Miaa Street. nov. 10 w t
1 will furnish parties with stone for
all building purposes at a reasonable price, at
my quarries cr delivered on the can at Louis
ville station. The following kind of stone can
be had on short notice; sills, caps, perch rock
tne or rod sand stone such at was used by the
P. k M. R. R. in the construction of their stone
work. All responsible orders, promptly filled
LcoJvaCa.9tt ftrn. pl
Volume 8.
W ainnaii 6c (hirtis.
.Platt&nson!, IVeb.,
Repairer of Steam Engines. Boilers. Saw and j
Un Allllg.
(iaa and Steara Fiuimrs, Wrought Iron Pipe
roree ana nit fuioF". Meain ttacges. alan
aive uovernore, and all kind of
Brass Engine Fittiir s,
furnithed on short EOti.
&epai'4 ots .iiort notioe. ang
Heavy Stock of Goods on
iVo Bent a&il So nterrt on Jlorrotced eopUal
o te Mad UJr t Jititr
North side Main between Second and Third sts.
Takes pleasure in announcing to
Fanner and Mechanics.
That he has as large and well selected stock of
lry tioods. Orrocenes, Frovisions. as were
ever brought to ta city of Plattsmouth.
4" It will ccst yon nothinc to lok at them
whether yu buy or not. by examining the
prices at the "OoJ ZcKLIAJlLE" you will be
able to tell when other parties try to swindle
you. Zbwlt
Honc Saved
Buying Your Green-house and
Bedding Plants.
TVON'T send East for Plants when yon can
iJ get just a. good fr less money nearer
home, io my nuiterous triends ana patrons I
would Fay that I have too largest and best
stock of plants ever oifered fur sale in tde west
and proposp to sell them at reasonable prices.
lis sure uw send lor my
New Descriptive Catalogue.
which will be sent free to all who mlv for it-
Then give me your orders, and I feel confident
1 can satisry yoa.
Address. W. J. HESSER.
Feb. 13 diw Plattsmouth. Nob.
ThePreparatory Department,
Rev. X. 15 ?e?r
(Kecently of Yalo College.)
will open
September 3d, 1872.
Board and Tuition at low rates. Apply
Chairman of Trustees, Crete Nek
S. 3-. Hoove?.
I Keeps constantly on hand all staplo articles
SUCH its
Dry Goods
Boots and Shoes, &c,
In fact every thing usually kept In a Vaii ty
Store, which will ! sold on small profits for
Cash. All kinds of Produce taken in exchnage
for good and
Highest Market Price given in cash.
19-w for Grain.
Weeping Water, Nebraska,
CXsIftlSE & CO
euoofssaas ro
Senaral Merchandise,
We are Agents for
Willcox & Gibha Sewinq Machine
Abstracts of Title
For descriptive circulars, aridresa.
i Xtarlicgtm. low.
. Tie Tfc'ans of Tie Child.
W heard no voice within the room.
Nor saw a stranger's face ;
And yot a trembling and a gloom
Crept over us apace.
As on his mother's breast reclined
Nestling hi flaxen head
His little hands in hcr's entwined
In quick surprise he said ;
"Say. mother what is that I see ? "
He pointed to the dim ;
Sure something in the vacancy
Was beckoning to him.
Between the goin& ont of night
And coming iu ol day,
II is spirit like a meteor light,
"stole suddenlv nw.iv.
Dr. Brooke has retired from his edito-
rial labors on the Democrat and the
Demorat has ceased to exist.
Co!. A. P. Henry, an artist of some
note, and brother Mrs. C. E. VanPelt,
of Lincoln, died at Paris, Kentucky, on
the 7th inst.
Nearly all our exchanges notice the
fact that Cass county is going to try for
Railroad Bonds again, and wish us luck.
The Trunk railroad scheme scemd to be
popular in the State.
There will be a two-thirds Ridical
majority m tho next Congress. An ex
change remarks that if we have a vestiae
of the old constitution left at the end of
the term it will have to bo attributed to
a providential interposition, states
man. This means two-thirds RepuhUcnn,
and as regards a vestige of the Coneiti-
ution, and the Statesman recollect how
much of the original constitution would
have been left "at the end of the last
Democratic Administration, but for the
endeavors of the men now called Re
The Omaha Herald editor has a habit
of "sliding out" when an unpleasint
crisis overtakes his affairs. His absence
from Umaha when the election news
came in is the latest instance of this
propensity. He should stay at home
and face the music. Beatrice Express,
The Nest Legislature.
W. D. Scott, Rulo, Richardson coun
Geo. D. Shook, lliilsdale, Nemaha
A. Bowen, Nebraska City, Otoe coun
iu. W.liarnum, factory vjlle, Cass
Orsoa Wilson, Omaha, Douglas coun
W. A. Gwyer, Omaha, Douglas coun
L. W. OsDorn, Blair, Washington
J. C. Crawford, est Point, Cuming
S. W. Hayes, Fremont, Dodge county.
Guy C. Baruum, North Platte, Lin
coln county.
Job A. Dillon, iecumseh, Johnson
b. 1. Pound, .Lincoln, Lancaster
N. Iv. Griggs, Beatrice, Gage county.
Those in Roman type. Republicans :
in italics, Democrats.
E. S. Towle, Falls City, Richardson
C. o. Metz, Arago, Richardson county.
li. llolcomb, iuiddlebury, Kichardson
Charles Blodcett, Saunders Milb,
Kichardson county.
Cyrus WLeelcr, Brownvillc, Nemaha
Paul Schmmke, Nebraska City, Otoe
J. 11. Misters, Nebraska City, Otoe
J. IF. Putriclc, Nebraska City, Oroe
Logan Lnyhart, Nebraska City, Otoe
J. . Barnes, Plattsmouth, Cas?
John brown, Greenwood, Cass county.
A. H. Babcock, Pawnee City, Pawnee
L. H. LafliD, xecumseu ; Johnson
J. L. McDowell, Beatrice, Gage
Samuel G. Owen, Lincoln, Lancaster
A. K. W hite, Lincoln, Lancaster
nliam II. Deck, Ashland, Saunders
William J. Thorn pson, Milford. Sew-
ard counfv
O. W
X W. Baltzley, Crete, Saline county.
Silas Gather, Red Cloud, Webster
J. E. Crammer, Fairmount, Fillmore
M. H. Sessions, Lincoln, Lancaster
S F. Burtch, Bllevue, Sarpy county.
W. R. Bartlett, Omaha, Douglas
J. L. Webster, Omaha, Douglas coun
ty. C. F. Goodman, Omaha, Douglas
Martin Dunham, Omaha, Douglas
Hugh L. Dodge, Elhorn City, Doug
las county.
E. G. Dudley, Omaha, Douglas coun
ty. Henry Sprick, Fontenclle, Washington
A. Nelson, Tekarua, Burt county.
Milton May, Maple Creek, Dodge
R. F. Stevenson, West Point, Cuming
R. H. Wilbur, Ponca, Dixon county.
A. J. Arnold, Columbus, Platte coun
ty. L. JU. Howard, Greene Island, Cedar
Ed. Parker, Lone Tree, Merrick coun
ty. Bruno Tzschuck, Bellevuc, Sarpy
IVi'Viam F. Cody, North Platte, Lin
coln county.
Elected "by the Republicans, 31.
Elected by the Democrats, 8.
The above is a correct list of the tnen
bers of the next legislature with their
postoffice address and political complex
ion. The Republicans are claiming Virgin
ia and. Louisiana.
Plattsmouth, Nebraska,
State cf Netra:ka.
Tiaaisivinej Proclamation.
To Him who has during the past year
bestowed upon the people or this com
monwealth the blessings of peace, pros
penty and plenty, it is proner that we
as a people, should make , humble and
giat'. tul acknowledgment.
Therefore, I, William II. James, Act
ing Governor of the State of Nebraska,
do hereby appoint
as a day of prayer and thanksuiviuir.
and rccoiLmcnd to the people of this
:tate that they meet in their usual
places of w rship, and invoke continued
evidences or Divine favor.
Iu testimony whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and ciused to be
L. S. affixed the Great Seal of the
Done at Lincoln, this first day of No
vember, A. D. 1872.
By the Acting-Governor :
tf William II. James.
Wednesday morning a traveler up
through the bluffs, near Sioux City,
came upon the harrowing spectacle of
a dta I man with his team by him, one
horse dead and the other crippled and
lelpless. lhat they had altogether
come down from the dreadful height, at
the foot of which they were riled, was
evident. Further investigation elicited
the facts that his name was Jolio B.
Baliinger, and that he made the "fatal
' tl- K ! I in fnv lii-j f O, I I ha ntnr. - n
1 . iiuuAtv.iv'.. Ativ ujuii tat
75 -U
H jB. r victim of the greatest murderer
Whu', ana no cmeers alter the
Covington News.
in 15 tno i:.nnr-r IJiiii Iil-oin
Cov. A ens,
nee a
tux Clerk, says he is
ri, e applications lor
:D' steamer, "Lib
it "preparations to
tfirefcr. Orhce on
rujourt House
Ar a the prettiest
fj se ever duiic m
,1;' ."nount of mon
so iar raitnruuy
'dO.od ii. f. uandy
r . . i ,
or? uepenaeui.
Dlft-T5frThursnay, Oct. 2Sth. of
bullous lever, Miss Dora White, aged 18
Miss hue came to the county with
her parents in the tail of 1861, and -set
tied near Uecatur. ohe was a young
lady of excellent moral character, es
teemed and beloved by all who knew
She was preparing herself for the po
sition of teacher, and also for that of
music teacher her active mind and stu
dious habits promising a bright futuic.
At the time or her death she was re
idsne with her brother-in-law, Mr.
Stansell, of this place, whose wife, Miss
White s Hster, had died so recently.
While cneraged iu the labor of love of
taking care or her Mster s children, she
was stricken with the same disease lhat
had taken her tUter away, but the best
care and most skillful medical treatment
were unavailing.
She was interred at Decatur, a large
concourse of sorrowing friends and ac
quaintances following her remains to
their last resting place. Hart Co 1 dot.
'Ligkts and Shadows of New York
Life; or, the Sights and Sensations of
the Groat City." A work descrip
tive of New York City in all its var
ious phases. Its Splendors and
Wretchedness ; Its High aud low
Life ; Its Marble Palaces and Dark
Dens; Its Attractions and Dangers;
Its Rings and Frauds; Its Leading
Men and Politicians; Its Adventur
ers; Its Mysteries and Crimes. By
James D. McCahe, Jr.
The National Publishing Co., of St
Louis, have just issued one of the most
cmarkable aud attractive books of the
day, bearing tho above title. It is com
prised in on3 large octavo volume of
850 pages, and illustrated with nearly
200 fine engravings of noted places, life
and scenes in New York.
To Mr. McCabe is due the credit of
laving produced the most complete and
graphic account of the great city, and
its busy and varied life that it has been
our fortune to meet with. His book is
brimtull of solid and useful information,
and abounds in descriptions of the var
ious pub'.is buildings ol New York, its
palaces, prisons, hotels, churches, stores,
hospitals, etc.
The work sets forth in glowing colors
the noble work for suffering humanity,
which is going on every day in the great
city, and reveals with a bold hand the
terrible crimes ; the dark, mysteries, and
tho hidden ins of metropolitan life.
We are introduced into- the home of the
Fifth Avenue millionaire, and carried
with equal interest to the squallid cellar
of the Five Pointa beggar. We are
brought faco to face with the good and
the bad, high and the low, with leading
merchants, bankers, editors, and actors,
with bummers, thieves, detectives, and
murdereis, with working women, ballet
girls, adventuresses, and a host cf oth
ers, and we seem to be listening to bheir
tnries from their own lips, so tnorougn-
v do.. the author enchain our interest.
Our warmest enthusiasm and our deep-
t intern vt are alternately arousca uy
the thrilling recitals of their deeds of
virtue and vice. The history and irauas
of the famous Tammany Ring aro rela
ted with great force and candor, and
this portion alone is worth the price oj
the book. , .
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Iahoxt the book is No irK
Thursday, November 21, 1872.
minaturc. The author has penetrated
underthe protection of the police, into
tne darkest and most dangerous haunts
of crime in the city, and has thus been
cnabW to obtain accurate information,
on trie topics whercor he treats. Visit
ors to New York, cannot hope to see or
know as much of the city as they may
learn by a perusal of this book. To &l
who contemplate 'visiting the great Me
iropous, we cordially recommend it.
both for its information and for its no
erful warnings against the dangers of the
city. Those who cannot sec New York
l 1 -lit
uiemseives wi.i De in a great measure
repaid for that privation by reading this
work. It is published in both English
and German ; sold by subscription only,
ai.d the publishers want agents io every
A man of letters the postmaster.
Painter's epita- h : " He died nn.l
made no sign."
Chicago now claims a permanent non-
ulation of 350,000.
"Prayer and Pills" is the title of rn
of Holland's editorials.
A Burlington, Iowa, book firm adver
tises Bibles "superior to any other."
It may seem paradoxical, but Mr.
Smock, of Louisville, is a verv shiftless
Rev. Holland thinks dove-colored
ataloons and shiny boots are emissaries
of the devil.
The Pittshunr naners still din fram
the Chicago Twie.. and are losinir sub
scribers by suicide.
"To what las uses do we come at
at. A Pine street clrl now wears n
Jret'Iey banner as a bustle.
The portrait of Mark Twain, in tho
London Graphic, looks like the repre
sentative door-keeper of a minstrel show.
It is said Vinnio Ream, the sculptress.
will bust Henry Ward Beecher. Wood
hull tried it, and has come to grief.
Theodore Tilton is buving un and sun
pressing all the copies of his biograph of
xurs oounun wnicn ue can naa.
The pasting of bills upon lamp-posts
and trees has been prohibited in New
X orfc.
Col. Daniels, editor of the Richmond
State Journal, is now m possession of
the old Mason farm adjoining Mt
ernon. He calls it "lona" in lienor of
his wife.
In England it is considered a penal off-
ense ior one to jump from a moving
tram and break hss neck.
Tho wheat crop of thi ? State this year
is lorty per ceii t greater than it was last
Josh Billings says : "Eisht won't go
i'jto eix and have anything: left over.
Many a young fellow has found this out
by trying to get a number six boot on.
The Orecron Leci'ature has indefinite
ly postpoued a proposition to establish
iemaltf suhrage iu the State
A woman of notoriety in Rutherford-
ton, N. C, has been fined by the Mayor
for the dredfni offense of calling the
Marshal "Old Pewter Buttons."
Rev. Dr. Storrs savs that Ileurv
Ward Beecher has " wasted voice enough
to make two thunder storms " by talking
so very loud.
The Plattsmouth Watchman was a
Greeley paper before the election. It
now hoists the name of Grant for its
candidate in 1876. Ex.
feci: ECST01T.
The entire burnt district is over sixty
five acres, embracing the best bu?in;ss
part of the citj. Upward of f-cven
hundred buildings are in ashes. But
little definite information has been re
ceived concerning the loss of life ; many
were killed in attempting to save their
goods ; the falling walls and limbers
crushed to dc:itn large numbers whose
bodies will never be recovered ; the po-
ice stations aro crowded with anxious
iQquirers, lor. missing mends and rela
tives, The fire has placed the business
of the city completely at a stand still.
Everything is neglected. The gener
ous offers of assistance volunteered by
other cities and throughout the country
have created a deep feeling of gratitude.
William M. Bamberge, the General
Agent of J. M. Pattee, Esq., writes the
Herald as follows :
"Pub. Herald: The enclosed ads
of Messrs. Pattee & Co. do not appear
in your paper, as per agreement, aud
why don't you and where is
"W. M. Bamberge,
Those blanks need nat he filled up
just now, and Mr. General Agent Bam
berge, how long have you run a paper,
and don't you know how it is 3'0U3self,
and what'd you have such a name for f
Here goes, then, to rectify all mis-
takkes, and we halloo, to our foreman,
over the wooden partition, "Say, Sher
man, what's the matter with Pattee's
The press is running, and the boys are
'chaffing' each other, so in something
ess than half an hour, comes back, sail
ing through the upper air of the room,
he cry, "What 'ads you mean ?
"WThy those Pattee 'ads,' the one - Bam
berge sent down, you know." (Long
space of time, and foreman is supposed
to be hunting round), then "Ain't no
dam-berger 'ads' in here, can t find
them." This time we open the
door "Of course you can't in. those
forms, that's just what Mr. D
no, B-aniberge says be can't do, either.
What'd you set them out for ? Fore
man fumbling around on the stone be
hind him, where 'dead matter' sets, and
so on very innocently un i you
mean that Orphan Asylum 'ad,' do
you?" "Yes, I do mean that, why is it
not in the paper ?"
4 Well, you see we had Col. Note-
ware s 1 remium Liet, and two funerals,
ana tnree accidents, and the ceiling
down on Stiles' case that day, and the
Devil was sick, and they got sot oat ; and
Bill eaid he'd put them btck next day,
and next day my baby got the whooping
cough, and I wasn't here, and so you
eee they got forgot, and
"Yes ; hold on, put them in now,
. K. and I 11 write Mr. Bamberge.
jv. ana i 11 write Air. iiacuDerge.
William, air yoa answered now,
shall we write you a perlite note saying,
"An unavoidable oversight, &c, &c." Geo. P. Rowell, Sheffield
Stone, S. M. Pcttingill & Co , -et al,
please take notice of the above facts and
govern " yourselves accordingly
come down on on a poor editor so sav
agely, when S. T. 1360 X., or Lyons'
Kathairon, or some other 'ad' does not
appear semi-occasionally.
Tte Furaj Siis of tie Horse Tisesse.
l'roui the Chicago Tribune, November 6.
It is related of one horse at a livery
stable on est Jackson street, that
while suffering from pleuro-pneumonia.
iie became delirious, and acted in the
wildest and most unexpected manner.
At oue time, laboring under the hallu
cination that he belonged to a circus, he
sat down and pawed the air with his
ore feet. On another occasion he at
tempted to scale his crib, wearing mean
while an air of speculation in his eyes
that was more than equine. Un several
occasions he oeeauie wild and iurious,
i ii is.
but alter a paroxysm ot delirious pas
ion t no poor beast would collapse into
a condition cf tho utmost prostration.
ia is better now, however, being among
he convalescent
It is to be hoped that
he will forget the antics which he prac
icd without being taught, for it would
be a proceeding the reverse of desirable
for the driver of a" light buggy should
his horse suddenly sit down and paw the
air, or dreamily attempt to climb over
tne rroiu gate anu late utsuriver, uuggy
and all, into the front parlor
The attempts to substitute oxen for
horses frequently result in ludicrous mis
haps. The principal difficulty seems to
be, how to hitch up the critters. It
should be borne in mind that competent
ox drivers are not to be picked up on
every street corner iu Chicago, uvd
therefore there is much uncertainty as to
the proper manner of addressing au ox
in order to affect his movements, as welt
as with reference to the correct mode of
hooking him to the wagon. He ought
to pull in harness, like a horse, but he
wou't. He insists upon a huge hickory
contrivance known as a yoke, and desires
to be attached to the wagon in the sim-
piest manner cousin- uu iuc i
1 . J.1. l,, A
progression. A party oi ciers on c mo
avenue yesterday afternoon experienced
considerable difficulty iu making the
thing work. They first attached tuo
ropes from the yoke to the whifHetrees,
only to encounter the most uncompro
ruisinz objections from the oxen, whose
feelings found vent ia kicks slow but dis
agreeable. In the midst of their quan
dary came a timely suggestion from a
lobker-on who was evidently well up in
the ox-gear. From him they learned
that nothing but a chain of suitable
lecath was necessary, aud, when this
bad been procure !, they went on their
way rejoicing, at the rate of two miles
per hour.
The streets were saved from utter de
struction yesterday by a few vehicles
drawn by hardy men, some apparent
ly well-dressed persons, who displayed
on their backs and behind them the ad
vertisement of some weil-known clothing
establishment. But there were more
oxen on the streets yesterday than hu
man beasts of burden or horses. A
large number of ox teams could be seen
in different parts of the city. Every
large business house in Chicago has four
or nve yoke ot oxen at wort now ctoing
the heavy teaming. Messrs. Field &
Leiter had several yoke ot these uselul
and powerful beasts in their employ be
fore the disease showed itself In the city,
and have now several at work. On Mon
day, when they were first impressed into
active service, they were overloaded by
the bovs. who seemed to think the ox
some near relation of the elephant.
Even this load the patient brutes drew
sii-fs-.fiil!v. but thev wilted a little, and
their capacity was recognized afterwards
. . t.- i...., ,.. ni;,;i.i
aS UClilK II'JV a ilKJZ V l 1 uu.iiuivv.,
- I 1 .
Uxen are now being lmporiea at a
rapid rate. The demand is not yet sup
plied, and good animals meet with ready
sale. A countryman stood hve yoke by
the Chamber ol Commerce yesterday,
mortiinff. and in one hour walked away
with $1250 in his pocket, leaving the
oxen to the mercies aud abuses of their
new owners. There were ox markets all
through the business portion of the city,
ml !miit them cathered merchants,
T-rtrJvprs !id curiosity Mcfcers. J he
average prices were from 150 to
Mrihanta cenerallv buvitm thir oxen.
but some are hiring at $10 a day with
driver. . .
Hamlin. Hale & Co. are using nve
yoke of oxen and find them to give am
ple satuiaction. lne norses are not uu
ing worked at all at present.
Eaanai. oa tte Kail.
TUoi-n ; n station on the Pittsburg,
Fort Wayne & Chicago railroad, called
lannab, in honor ot a cteeeasea ciuzeu
r.f Vnrt . Warns. A tram stopped there
the other day, and the brakesman, after
the manner of his class, thrust his head
inside the door and called out "Han
dah, loud and long. A young lady,
probably endowed with the appellation
of Hannah, supposing he was addressing
her, and shocked at his familiarity on so
short an acquaintance, frowned like a
thunder cloud, and retorted, "Shut your
mouth 1" He shut it.
An English lady was recently forced to
pay $20 as damages for having given a
"good character" to a servant whom
she knew did not doserve it. This off
euce, which is the opposite of slander, is
thus made by an English court to rank
with the latter.
There are 50,000 young men employed
as commercial travelers in the United
Mrs. O'Leary's cow is out on a But
ler county farm, and the Bee thinks
this accounts for okz, prairie fires.
Number 34.
Ne'brasia Life.
A citizen of Nebraska thus posts an
tell eastern correspondent, who had written
depreeatingly of the State, and finally,
spared a variety ot questions as follows :
"What kind of a country do you live
iu?" Mixed and extensive ; it is made
up of land and wat r, principally.
"What kind of weather?" Long spefls
of weather are frequent: our sunshine
all ??mcs on principally during the day-
hnB. nt-" a a..A r ,. '
1 wovr fr0t?"
or tf red about, and generally ot in paila
J and whiskey. "Is it hard ?" Rather
I . I
when 'ou have wad n 1 knee
Sc W? M ,
Ionio. anti-Boloric, logs, and slabs. The
buildings are chiefly outdoors and eo
J0 T between joints that the chimneys all
stick out ot the roofs. "What kind of
society?" Good, bad, indifferent and
mixed. "Any aristocracy ?" Nary a
one w hat do your people do for a
living?" Some work, some lav around.
one's a shrewd business manacer. and
several drink whisky. "Is it cheap liv
ing there?" Only five cents a drink,
and water thrown in. "Musical taste ?"
Buzz and buck saws in tho day time,
wolves howliug and cat-fighting at night.
"Any pianos there ?" No, but we have
several cowbells and tin pan in every
family. "What oould a centeel famllv
in inoderat circumstances do for a liv
ing: ork, shave notes, fish, hunt,
steal or if pinched, buy aud sell town
Work, shave notes, fish, hunt,
I Property
A Woaaa's Hit at Woman's AaMtlon and
LCorrespondence of the Cincinnati Coin
The woman who lives iu two little back
rooms up-stairs, apes aud euvies the
woman who has a whole house to herself.
j The woman who has a small house apes
and envies the womau with a large house,
and the womau with a large house is in
a steady fever of fear and fret ting Jest
she be not recognized and visited by the
woman who has a stone front house and
a circus chariot with a clown dressed up
i in uuiions. no matter now iiigu up a
woman climbs upon the social ladder.
there is ulways still some higher height
which she can t scale, some other women
over her aead who looks down upon her,
and gives ber days and nichtsof jealousy
and heartache. Not a blessed woman of
them uli is happy and coiitcot in the soil
wherein fate has planted her, but must
needs spend her best time and strength
iu frantic efforts to pull herself by the
roots and transplant herself somewhere
eie. j he snobs who ride iu circus char
iots tuiu up their noses at
the K;hoolmistiesses who look
down from infinite heights upon tho
clerks and dress-makers, and the clerks
and dress makers in turn pay it off with
interest upon tha kitchen girls. Is a
iMi Wl LLlAOll VOO ttUJ tltl Ol lllULl U XS
. ...u., - ,n ? Nnt , -r An i
. honhniura n,I th wash-
erwonian both inaniteiy better and
higher up than the lady loafers, t! c the
Stofe Moores of the Ibminine sex, in
short ? Tea, verily.
oman are the most absurd creatures,
all owing to the silly fancy that it is lady
like to be a loafer. Alittle time ago one
of my small busy house-keeper friends
asked a lady loafer caller what bad
become of her sister.
"She goes downtown everyday now,
says the lady loafer, hesitatingly.
Is she at work! quoth the house
Well, ye yes, says the lady loafer,
still more hesiatidsily.
"Whatdoesshe do?" asked my fiicnd.
The lady loafer stammered and backed
off painfully two or three times, and
finally made a clean breast of it, thusly :
She she ehe has charge ot the
trimminiis in a dress-making establish
ment. She has nothing to do with the
dress making. She has charge of the
trimmings. It's not a common dress
making establishment. It's one of the
fashionable dress-makers. She won't
make a dress for a poor person."
"Oh, glory ! Fan me with a cabbage
leaf!" quoth my friend, the email, busy
The idea of a body's dress-maker set
ting herself up to be "highstocracy."
The laurels of the lady loafers in the cir
cus chariots are quite faded and wither
ed after that. And yet, why not a
dressmaker? Isn't money made at
dress-making quite as aristocratic as
money made with pork, whisky, hides,
soap, tallow and tobacco? Those are
the material foundations upon which our
American nobility found their airy cas
tles of aristocracy, you know, and I'm
sure dress-making is quite as high and
honorable as any of them.
Frcn Judge Dundy Charge to the V. 5,
Grand Jury.
Ordinarily I do not think it advisable
to note anything said or done during a
hoar.-! no itical caovass. liot wnere
several of the professed leading news
papers of the state make open, positive,
and direct chages of bribery and corrup
tion in office against some of the federal
officials in tlrs state, and the editors
thereof profess to stand ready to prove
the charges, I propose to give them full
and ample opportunity to do so.
If the charires are true, the officers so
charged are totally unfit to manage the
trust confided to them. The sooner the
fact can be ascertained, the better it
will be for the publ.c. If the charges
are false the sooner they are shown to
be so. the better it will be for the officers
concerned, aud all others who are willing
to see justice accorctel to whGia it is
It is a matter of general notoriety m
one section of this state that a promi
nent individual thire residing openly
slates and declares in public speeches
and private conversations that he, act-
inc with the knowledgo and under the
advice of others, agreed to receive and
did receive from others a certain sum of
money as a consideration for his working
and voting for the nominees of one-of
the political parties at the elections just
now past- If two or more parties com
bined and confederate together, as claim
ed in the case referred to, for the pur
pose cf inducing another to offer a bribe
to an elector to influence his-vote at any
election where a member of congress is
to be elected, then the persons bo com
bining are guilty of a conspiracy to vio
late a criminal law of the United States
and ought to be indicted and punished
Extra Copirt of th 11 m AM) for lule by H. J
Streight, nt the Post Cffic". and O. . J. Pri
son. North side Main Street, between sVc-onit
and Third.
Latest By Telegraph
Bismarck 111.
soase Anioiijr the JNcv.
Horses again.
Plinrlo Sum nor Tfofnnw
I - . . . v, ..... x. . VWA... ...
Big Snow Storm.
The "Liberal" Party.
London, Nov. 14. '
The ale lnt night was excetdintly
sevvore on the Prussian coat at i-'t a:.,
and twelve vessels wtr Mirk in tie har
bor. A town was inundatvd, arid at tl.a
height of the storm a Crc broke o: t
among the warehouses, which spm-1
rapidly and is still burning.
I lives arc reported lost, and many per
sons were injured.
Berlin, Nor. 14.
Bismarck is i'l. One of his phynicin5
in this city has gone to Varsein to at
tend him.
New York, Nov. 14
The Boston Journal $nys: "The t
that $100,000 have already been rais.'-l
in Chicago for relief of our citiitnn suf
fering by fire is 60 marvelous that grati
tude is in danger of being confused ly
the extraordinary associations it surest .
Never was there such a case of bn ;;d
being thrown upon tho waters aud re
turning after not many days."
Bergh says the present condition c f
horses is the natural result of en; i
treatment during their tiekneiis. A u :'
disease has appeared in cuery large ssi
ble in the city, and fatal cases have L':;r.
Bobton, Nov. 14.
Lieut-Colonel Atherton H. Stevt rr
Jr., died at his residence in East Cum -brite
to-day. He was the first Union
officer who entered Richmond and re ceived
its surrender.
London, November 15.
Charles Sumner left Liverpool yester
day for New York, in the eteaaibhi;
Yokohama, October 23.
The completion of the first railroad :
Japan from Yeddo to lokohamav-
I i .11 .1 11
ceiepratea vy tne emperor and onjr-
grand style.
New York, November l.'
Official returns give Grant 14,557 u
jority in New Jersey.
Buffalo, November If.
The Western Union telegraph op'
tor, at Argola, this county, reports
ty inches of snow there, and still tu .
ing. A train on the Lake Shore r
road due here at four o'clock a. m. .
not arrive until two I. M.
A large number of horses which ;
been worked since recovery from 1
epidemic, are suffering from rclaji ; -Numerous
deaths from affection.
kidneys and dropsy are n pi rted.
Columbcs, November 1
A special consultation of Dcuk, '
and Liberal Republicans was held :
to day. The latter first met separ1'
and resolved in favor of the con.
of all elements favoring the lea iirif ;
ciples enunciated by the Cincinnati
form, pending which time ihe Lioc-r
ganization khould be maintained at ;
ter the next State Convention the l h .
"the Liberal party" be adopted. ;
Democratic and Liberal Repuu .
State Committees met this aftern
and Senator Thurman reported at
dress which was adopted.
A Hatter of Satisfaction.
Not a bad story is told at the t .:
of a most distinguished citizen of i'u.
delphia. It seems that a dinner r--
was in progress during the recent
linat display of northern lights, an i
gentleman stepping out to coo! his ;
ing brow, was Btailed by the n -about
the frosty pole. He fetoo.i p
fectly amazed, then turning to the
dow ho saw within the wife of his
sora sitting with the ladies, waiting .
their lord to end their champang.?
cigars. Pushing aside the curtain.-
beckoned Mrs. Agnes to oome out.
She complied, when he said to '.
solemly :
"Wagnes, d'ycr see anything ext .
ery now?"
"Yes, Dolly, I we you have
drinking too much wine."
"No! not that, Wagnea. I ni-?a-
tronery phenoiuonums in atmosph' -
"Why, where Dolly?"
"Upper yonder Wagnos."
"Why, dear me? yes, I do in'i -the
moat brilliaut aurora that I
"Wacnes, are things shootin ! '
"Yes, dear."
"And a-flashin', Wagnes?"
"Yes, Dolly."
"An, a sorter spreadin. and d.i
eh, Wagnes?"
"AH that, ciy dear,
"Ho! ho! ' laughed the has' r
much relieved. "Do you knox,
nes 1 meaa Hagnes wten I can.
and saw th-a celestial phornomcnu
glowing upper yonder, blowed t' :
didn't think I was drunk !" .
The old JEtna and Phcnix of i
ford, we learn, are secure, uoithet ! .
more loss than it cau triumphit.f
tain, and cich having a largo .
Elsewhere we publi.-h dispitc
ceived from tho PrudtT.ts of the
American, of Philadelphia, Phe--Brooklyn,
and the Hartford In
Company, and the North Brit:
Mercantile of Lou Inn, each sh-v-
entirely satisfactory condition, r:
by tha Bo.lcn disa'st?'.