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T II E HERALD.
70 OMAHA AND SACS.
On Friday last ye editor
limitations r.revented their being ini"ict-
Eorace Greeley's Memory.
VLATTS MOUTH, NEBRASKA
THURSDAY. DECEMBER 19, 1872.
J. A. MACMURPI1Y. Editob.
.p.,rr,m cu lor tne same
the comforts of Lome and the luxury ol . , ,,..
bis easy chairy id the marble halls of aa n0,r e,lu"ne m,u tuuum" " ,
n;K 1pn hl! Rhirt on rc3ruuium.jr u 11 vife.o
AN OPEN LETTER.
hia sanctum ",
his back, a bran new cigar in bis mouth
and Lis hands in his pockets took pas
sage on board of the 13. & M." R. R. R.
town iin,l 1 -. fV I, Xa mr..l tP irlnnnw rrnrfnt
Mlat e e- iuu..:.t.,;(U n
ani sunlit mountain tops for the level v In a lT 1 t 7 A'
T Pj tzMent of the United States
, T trust that 1 shall not be
reiterated time and again in his paper, J charged with presumption in addressing
or else he must acknowledge the corn you on the subject of this letter. 1
that a set of sharp, shrewed mtn, made want to tnant you, not xor any
I l " .1 , . rl,Arn rv rvk
, . j stowed on my menus, ur fcuynu ,v
a fool of him, and improved on his ere- - . t, ' are a3 comtDQa
.A,UUIatUV. O - .
. W. Tipton. Brownrille,
P. W. Hi'choock. Omaha.
John Taffe, Oinaha,
TT. S. Senator.
U. B Senator.
Uiiii.m TT.TmL Lincoln. Act. Governor.
William H. Jtmet, Lincoln, . Sec. tt State.
T.L. i;il.nii Iitipnln. Auditor.
ti a vnnnrr rninmhuj. Treasurtr.
0H.' Roberts'. Omaha, Attorney General.
J. M. McKentie. Lino In. Supr. Pub. Instruc n
O. P. Maton, Nebraska City.
Oeorge Ji. Lake, , Uuiatia, I Agsociate Justice.
prairies and treeless regions of the
riatte bottom and so on to Omaha.
In a short two hours over the hand
some new bridge on the Platte, by the
beautiful little village of the same name,
under the hilU by old Bellevue, and
there we are. The great, the wonderful,
the long looked for, the much fought
over U. P. Transfer bridge is over our
heads for a moment, the engine gives an
unusual snort and the curly headed
brakeman, with a coldish, epizootic
looking nose, shouts "Omaha" "We
have arrived, and the old agony is
over. By the way, this Platte bridge is
aa th honpfita thev confer. I eixe to
and shows him unfit for the high edito- thank you for something greater and 1 bet
rial duties he has assumed himself ca- ter than these ; for something much be
lt x e ici- Mi--i. v.in I vond tne oruinary practice ui mp" vm
pable ef fulfiling w Nebraska, hereto- J , t de .K. thank vou tbr
fore. rptnpct shown bv vou to Mr Greeley on
hi rienth-bed. and lor tne great respeci.
you paid his character and memory by
vmir attendance on hw funeral. It was
J .. f .1.1 A -
a great compliment lor ine neau u a
TZLSS2AH3 EOILSD D0W1T.
The Fifth AvenueJIotel was partially 1 rcat Datiou to decline attendauce on an
official lestivity wnile a private wuieu
consumed by hre on the 10th msL Lioss
principally in damage to furniture by
fire about $150,000. Eleven servant
girls perished in the flames.
Edwin Forrest died of Apoplexy, on
the 12th inst,
Yrom all parta of the State ni country res
tactfully eolicited for the Usralp,
The Beaver- Falls cutlery company
one of the blessings vouchsafed to Ne- have imported Chinese workmen and
braska during 1872 and upon one editorial tne white workmen have left indignant
soul, the new Governor ought to ap- F hundred ap4 thiry more Italians your remembrance of Mr. Greeley, dy
wa i!v.nff. a citizen who had no claims
on the sympathy of the official, either of
blood or close friendship. It was a mucu
greater compliment when that Executive
aid iiciifl the nressint; duties oi nu great,
otSce, and, making a night journey of
hundreds ot miles, at an inciemeur
season, took the ilace of a private pre
Bon, among the thousands gathered to-
ircthpr to rav the lat-t tilOUte oi resueci
o. . ., j i
lb. -it the living can pay to tne aeau. r or
We do not read anonymous letters and com- point another general Thanksgiving in J andel at Castle Garden the 12th, in a nS'i for your attendance at his funeral ;
publishers have issued under the form
of a book, I detect over a hundred typo
graphical errors besides several absurd
lunders about African geography, whuh
hose innorant of Africa would naturally
ave committed. .
The only book that I have written,
and which is genuine and original, bears
the title of, " How I found Livingstone
in Central Africa," and is published only
by your firm, and which is copyrighted
according to law. 4 "
Hoping you will take the earliest step
to warn the public against this fraud,
and encroachment upon my rights, and
tn inf'nrm them that there U nnthing in
th Pt.urious works but a rehasn ot
Livingstone's books, and my letters to
the Herald, and that the pictures re
also from Livingstone's books and frouil
Yours very truly,
Henry M. Stanley
The railroad traveler will dodareme '
that is pleasant and perfectly
and a sure preventive oi iu
from Constipation or chanj
and diet, by using tour
mnnications. The name and addrcsi of the wri
ter are in all cases indupenaable. as a guaranty
f ftood faith.
Are reqnente to notify the office If the paper is
not delivered promptly.
BEE OCBSPLESBIDIIXB LIST.
view of the ease, the comfort, the safety
with which the South Platte and North
Platte can now clasp hands across the
treacherous candy chasm of the Platte
As the editor of this paper will be ab-
i i .l - ri n : io
We call attenUon to the splendid Clao L.st j
offered. It is our desire to place betore tne I meet on lucsuay, auu win uui jnuuaujjr
DeoDle of Cass Co. every opportunity for info
mation and instruction. To all those who wiin
to take any of the publications mentioned be
low we offer them a the followmjj low rates :
TTarTx-Vii Magazine and Herald one year it o
Lealie's Ills. News'per
Wood's house'd Mao;.
Leslie's Ladies Mac;.
Peters' Mus. Monthly
Spirit of the Tiuies '
TUrf, Fieftl Jt Faxia 4
Kb York Time
" " Tribune '
" . Ledger '
" Weekiy '
The Dakota Southern Railroad is fin
ished to within sixteen miles of Yank
Secretary Delano'sailed for Cuba ou
the 14th inst., to be gone for a month or
Mimstfir Washburne has cone to
JIaine to visit his father.
The Common Council of New York
have decliued to proffer the hospitality
of the eity to Stanley.
Herman Peters, general manager in
of Lloyds North German
hear of the result of their labors, we
take this chance to say a few word in
advance of their decisions.
The needs and wants of this county
have been pretty well discussed in the Bremen,
Herald already, as well as the benefits Steamship Company, is dead.
that a railroad might and probably
would bring us.
It only remains for us to add that af
ter a careful examination of the nntter
and a little ta.k with both sides we fairly
for the tearful attention you paid to the
crul pfrrnininos of that occasion, Jlr
President, I thank you with all earnest
ness. T am verv sure that in doing so I
but echo the sentiments of hundreds of
thousands of vour fellow-citizens
whose views of public anairs led tnem
and mvsolf to Kunnort. in the late can
vass, the man to whom you have shown
such hich respect. 15y these acts you
h:ivo removed urciudiees. chanjrea on
nonents into friends, and shown the
world that great official life need not
deaden the better iustincts of our com
mon humanitr. By these acts you have
taught the nation that Ameiicaus never
forget what is due to the character o
their treat citizens, and that the pas
sions of an exciting political contest
never destroy therespect that American
partisan uiiuuiivii" r-
A club of ten persons, at Columbus, X f d
Indiana, hold the ticket which drew the I thauk you. Mr. President, and pray
r. AriA a T.,Terillrt I trin t a lone and hanDV life may await
flii.wuav lAiuuimv. : P . i I
. . I vrvn Ann wncn it suau iit:at5 iuc
A portion of the tower ot a church in J, TJl . . the an2ei oi Deat
Cork, Ireland, was blown down while to can yOU hence, may your passage to
conclude that if this chance goes by it h people were at worship, and crushed the tomb be made smooth by the affec
through the roof of the building. No
A company has bean started in Beat
rice called the "Beatwater Supply and
Coal Mining Company," for the purpose
of boring an artesian well at that place
Major Powell, the explorer, has ar
rived at Salt Lake.
Of course these terms are understood to be!
strictly csski in advanco. All taking advantage
f this ejubbiag list will receive the IIkbald
will be abcut the last one Cass will have
for a North and south road. The capi
tal and influence of the State are being
3 oo I dragged inland and westward so fast that
4 00 this little belt of country on the
-ei 1 n' .1-
jver will 60on De leit in tne rear
and there will be no object for capitalists
and railroad men to build a road up the
river to accommodate twenty miles or so
of country on the Missouri
Again the men that are moving in
from now till the first of January free, so the ts matter have worked SO long and
sooner you ..me the mere you will get for your f , . . , ;f
I , t 7
Bone- ... .. j. .1 .u. : :.1 o. t.' in
Te those owin? back ub3criotions on tne move goes unuer mey wear inai il ia oan rrauuisL-u, was c"uui.u u
HibaCo we make the following offer to contia- he last time they will try for a Trunt North Sea. Eighty lives lost
There is no time to spare either, they
say, because it will take three montli3
to run the lines and fix the bonds after
they are voted; other interests than
those of Cass County have to Le won
over, and taken all in all if the bonds
could be voted to-morrow there would
tiona of kind friends and the crave clos
over you with the heartfelt prayer of
your countrymen tor your eternal rest
Hery respectfully, you menu,
New York, Dec. G, 1872.
ea from now until the first of January
T any who will pay. two years subscrip
tion, that is, their back suhf rition. and one
wear in adrance we wiil give a handiome chro-
sno, a picture worth two dollars, called. The
Eatttr Cro: Ir is across encircled by a wreain
f flowers-colored. Or. if they prefer itVool.s
Pocket Magnifier, beins a magnifying glass
suitable to slip in the pocket, worth S- 50
To any one pnj ing two year's subscription as
. . . . i . :n
above statea anu eevenij-uc i.-cui3 . , . , , .l
... . ,.. . v tvji nnthniditv to fnare between now and
or a cold pen with silver case worth the same Spnng in order to commence work as
soon as the ground and the weather
We make the abere liberal offers because we
Are very anxious to collect in our subscription
listapdstnrtoaan entirely cash basis, which
we shall ehdeavor to make our rule nereaiter.
Remember this, ye who
A Splendid Chance.
We will send the IIerald and Deniorcsts
Monthly, which is 3 for one year, to any per-
-on who pays us $3-50
In addition to both Periodicals at the rricc
named, a choice from a list of extraordinary
Premiums is given to each subscriber to Dem-
rest's Monthly. Among these are a fine pair
. -i - . f TT-M , C X nn .a n n I V
OI (.nromonciurea iraus ui ii.eo. ..... " , . , , T ., , ...
'r-Tl tl. 1D . . inn, Stmnnrnue UllU intUVl'ICU UK wuiiv. lu hid mean
HU1UB X an?, . ' 1
rith a series of views; besides nnmerou other time we saw -lr. UrisCOil, the Architect,
valuable premiums worth from two to ten dot- fc Qmaha. and he assures that the
THE mSS SCHOOL E0U33 FCTJlTDATIOiT.
Our attention has been called to the
foundation of the new school building,
some of our citizens thinking it unsafe.
Our absence this week prevents us fram
giving this matter that personal atten
which so important a matter demands,
although we rode up there Satu'rdoy,
The best beys' and girls' m.igaiinc. and the
Nkbbaska Herald at greatly reduced rates.
We will send Nebraska. Herald and Dfmob
t's Yocsa America, which U 1.00 for one
year, to any person who pays us S-i.w). Demor
est s xoui
nmfni.lT il I nt rat r.1 . and cannot tail to
amuse, instruct and elevate, and assist to make
the lives of youtliiul Americans useiui, iruiu
ful and happy.
foundation is ample and secure, and
ho is willing to stike his reputation on
its safety. To prevent all cavil, howev
er, the foundation will stand until
's'Young America is always sparkling with grjring. and then before any more work
tertaininir Stories. Poeins. Music, Puzzles. . , . ... , , .
mes. Travels, and other pleasant features is done a portion Will be exposed and
thoroughly txamibed by competent par
ties. This ends all need of further com-
uienfc at present.
m&i STert ?
The December number of this juveni
magazine is crowded with sprightly an
All the gamblers in Salt Lake have (rO0d things, as usual. It is much th
been arrested and fined one hundred dol- cheapest of all tho publications for boy
lars each. and cirl. compares well with the mo
The shin Frani.-in, from Hamburg to costly in the variety and merit of its cou
the tents. 30 ecnts a year, a Sl.U'J I'rang
riimaio free: sneciuicn 3 cents. Joil
B. ALDEN, Publisher, Chicago, 111.
The gale which visited England swept
also over France, doing much damage.
David G. Croly has resigned the mana
ging editorship of the World.
The stage and street railway compan
ies say that they" lose by knocking down
of drivers and conductors, one-tenth of
their profits, and this aa a reason for
not paying their employes wages enough
to insure deeent subsistence. The com
panies are as sordid as their employes
are dishonest. tSt. Liovis uioue.
Ti.3 Eerald's Atolosy.
Strvkvixg Frauds. Surveyor Gen
eral Cunningham is entitled to have
it said of him, all deputy Surveyors are
entitled to have it said or them, turn,
undor the direction of Mr. Laird, of
Adams county, its fair and capable fore
man, the United' States grand jury ac
quit them or chaieres ot fraud and cor
ruption in office. It is also due to Mr.
Cunningham to say that he sought an
investigation into his official acts. Many
witnesses "wero examined who kew
nothing, including Mr. Chauncey Wiltse,
who is a perfect know nothing, and .Mr.
Alfied L. Brown, who knew more than
he to'.d. With these statements of facts
connected with these matters, we leave eral Republicans informing them of the
the subject, and shall not probably re- vacancies the Republicans h-ul left, and
nur to it unless at the express invitation of the fact that the Liberals ani the
of men who may desire its further dis- Democrats had been placed on the panie
cussion. Jmahii Herald. . footing, and asking it the Liiueran wisn
rw,. r- i.-r. led to be so considered. Mr. bumner
ineaDOveisaiairsamp.epi t.cuo. - , . M deci;,i(J ft
or ot tho ueraui. it K.eep in us coi- - ; m tj:
Tlie statidins committees of the Sen
ate were announced on Friday. Mr.
Wilson resigned the cliaiimanship of
the Military Committee, and Mr. Lo
gan was appointed. The other chair
men determined upon are: Judiciary,
Kd rounds ;. Finance. Sherman; Flee-,
tions, Morton ; Foreign Relations, Cam
eron ; District of Columbia. Patterson;
Public Buildings and Grounds, Morrill,
of Vermont ; Patents, Ferry ; Commerce,
Chandler; Claim?, Howe; Indian. Af
fairs Harlan; Pensions, Pratt ; Contin
gent Expense, Carpenter ; Public Lands,
Pomcroy; PaciSe Railroads, Stewart;
Disabilities, Boretnan ; Mines and Min
ing, Hamlin ; Revision of Liivs, Conk
ling; Territories, Nye; Enrolled Rills.
Windoiu ; Iievees of the Mississippi,
ICellogg; Naval Affairs, Cragin. . Two
committees were givsn tin Democrats
instead of one, which gives them the
use of two committee rooms. The one
they had was Private Land Claims, and
the on. given them besides U Engrossed
Bills. At the Democratic caucus Thut
man was elected Chairman of the fir-t
and Casserly of the second.
A communication was sent to tne Jjio-
TO CTJ2 &2ASE23.
We leave the Herald for the first
time all alone a3 far as our presence i
concerned in its issue. M. II. Hatha
way will have charge of the paper in our
THE CUOE73SAH CHASSIS.
Eeport cf tig Grani Jury.
The United States Grand Jury, (No
Tcmber term) were discharged Decem
ber 12th, and passed a resolution of
sympathy with Judge Dundy, and thanks
to Hon. Wm. Daily, U. S. Marshall,
District Attorney Neville, and the other Cunningham, Survej-or General of Ne
Government officials, for their courtesy braska, have investigated the same ac
and kindness, &o., &c. You all know cording to the charge of the court, and
'i. ' j ..!.. in so doing have spared no abor to make
ow il. is juurseu, uva muuu vo.o v- theJr ,nvestjgatioa thorough, to the end
United States Grand Jruy Room,
Omaha, December 12, 1872.
To the Hon. JJmer & Duudy, Judge cf
the United Stales Lfuitrict Court for
Your Hoxor : The grand Jury, to
whom was referred the investigation of
the conduct of the Surveyor General's
office under the administration of L. L.
ponent sayeth not.
We oall the attention of our St. Louis
friends to fae Trunk road project now
be) talked up here, and ask them to
pitch in now if they ever intend to aid
ia this matter. If this chance goes by
it U probably the last attempt that wili
be made in this direction by any Ne
braska capitalists or by county aid.
W have received two very beautifu
ehromos, "The Villago Belle" and
"Crossing the Moor," from James Sut
ton & Co., proprietors of the Aldine.
They are given as premiums to subscri
bers to that Art Journal, and are worth
the price of the paper alone, but when
in addition to that the Aldine makes its
appearance every month, fall to the
brim with pictures, every one of which
is a gem ia itself, and with reading mat
ter of the highest authority on works of
Art, and kindred matters. No subscri
bcr will think for a moment that
he begrudges the five dollars spent, but
is rather filled with delight at the feast
which is spread before him for so small
a price. We have the pictures on ex
hibitidn at the office and hope will take
a look at then. Messrs. Sutton & Co
4&t9 that they have a large supply of
theebromosnow ready, and hope toiuo
ply a'i subscribers "as fast ai the apply,
tut in any event will supply all dues
.wfth the February cumber.
We refer our readers to a description
f hjo-n, fhynmnn&ra made, in another ,
that the truth might be known. Wit
nesses from all parts of the State have
been examined, and particularly those
cited in support ot the charges me
against the official conduct of the Sur
veyor General, and in no case have these
charges Lien sustained.
In all their efforts to get at facts by
evidence the grand jury have bceu faith
fully seconded by the government officials
who have at all times promptly put the
machinery of the court at their disposal.
And as the conclusion of all investiga
tion conducted without fear or favor, it
is the unanimous vote of the grand jury
under their oath?, that the Surveyor
General, E. E. Cunningham, is in no
cae guilty of bribery or corruption in
Ja. Laird, Foreman Grand Jury.
C. H. Ti'ghtner Vincent Dvorak,
Enoch Yost, Geo. W. Gratton,
Chas J. Ryan, Cha. Harkison,
Glen Kendall, L. W. Reynolds,
Samuel Pettit, H. E. Moritz,
Warren Hutchins. Henry A. Kosters,
I). V. Stephenson, H. J. Carpenter,
S' D. Fitchie, Henry L. Swale,
A. H. Baker, Geonre Peterson,
Thos. W. Lyman, J. W. Majors.
It will be seen and understood by our
citizens, we think, that Gen. Cunning
ham is fu ly exonerated from any com
plicity with fraud and corruption, and
that all such charges made during the
eimpaifcn were purely an invention of
the D emocratic leaders in this State,
to throw mud on a Government official
and an opponent politically.
Although this report does not say eo
it is a fact, that tho parties raaking sUeh
charges were unmistakably guilty of the
same offences charged upon an innocent
is 5s. .ani.. nothing buttha statut ef
uums for weeks the most libelous and
flacrant abuse of General Cunninglnm
It applies language to him that should
only be applied to men guilty or peni
tentiary oiiences. It calls for the action
of the crand lury and promises start
ling development." Its editor is put on
the staud, but ha knows nothing, only
he cives some names, and they know
less than he thinks they do. The grand
iurv after ratieut, careful investigation
decido that there is no foundation for
the libelous charges
Any honorable man, it seems to us,
would have made a tuil, IranK apology ;
but the Herald cannot, it would seem,
write an article without striKing some
bodv. and so it strikes wildly at Mr
Chauncey Wiltse. One of the leading
democrat! ot Omaha, and who has been
such for fully seventeen years, was in
our office a day or two since, and said
that he had known Mr. Wiltse tor many
years aud whatever be'said "could be
i ii i- j . a o..K . i. :
i in iv reueu upon us iruiu. cutu uniia
show a weak, vascillatinfir, vindictive
and revengeful spirit
coinuu tee service. - iWr. liice said ne
should act with the Democrats hence
forth. Tipton was understood to accept
the situation. Senator Schurz did not
desire to be considered in the matter,
lie was informed that the caucus, under
the circumstances, wished him to remain
on Foreign Relations, and the minority
would be satisfied to ieave their interests
there in his hands as his views on for
eign policy were understood to coincide
with their own. Mr. Casscrly withdrew
to take tha chairmanship of the new
committee given the Democrats. Truci
bnll is not in the city.. Fenton is retired
from tho Finance, and Bayard left there.
Yhurman will be cn the Judiciary,
Trumbull will go to the foot of Privil
eges and Elections, . Tipton will remain
on the Public Lands, but goes to the
The Chicago Tribune gives currency
to a rumor that the Vanderbil: interest
has obtained control of the Chicago &
Northwestern railroad, and that Mr-
Tho retraction Tracy will be ousted from the presidency
shonld be as broad, full and explieit as at the coming election. The same mte
were the libelous charges. Trib. db Rtp. rest, it is added, will not control the
A lTot'e for Sheriff Johnson.
The Sheriff of Fairbault county, Min
nesota, is an original chap. He is also
a eood collector, but he sometimes makes
Rtr.injro return. Here is ose, filed a
few days ago: "This i8 a dead beat.
Says he pays afer harvest. You can
return it then and I will try him clatter.
I will catch lots cf these chaps with
their breeches down when they get to
hauling wheat to market.'.'
Tall Street "v7arfare.
The quarrel between Henry N. Smith
and Jay Gould, resulting in the latter's
arrest, has- caused much comment in
Wail street, and gone far to corroborate
the impression that into finance friend
ship cannot enter. Smith and Gould
have been partners in all the gigantic
schemes and speculations,- (angiice,
frauds) of the street for several years
past; having been members of the firm
of Smith, Gould & Martin, so proiui
nent in the colossal gold operations of
September, 1SG9. They - ave been vio
lently hostile, too, to Cornelius Vander
hilt: and vet. when they happened to
yet on different sides of the Chi-iago and
Northwest corner, Gould struck hands
with the Commodore in the hope of
ruining Smith, and Smith at once x
Esed Gould s alleged swindling or tne
ie railway out of millions of dollars.
"L&Mffhorisins" is the heading of a
column in the Oalifornia Ajivertiter.
Hudson River. New York Central,
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern, and
the Union Pacific, which including the
Northwestern stretch from New York to
Ogden. The same authority says that
Mr. Traey will nlso be removed from the
presidency of the Chicago and Roc
Islaud road, the Pennsylvania Central
having acquired a controling interest in
that line. There may be, however, but
little foundation for either of these ru
mors. Hawk- Eye.
01? S7A17L37 Oil
Fifth Avenue Hotel,
New York. Nov 23rd, 18T2.
Messrs. Scribner, Armstrong &' Co.,
054 Broadway, N. Y.
Gentlemen--: I am informed that
several books relating to the Stanle.
Livingston Expedition have been issued
by various pubbVners in Chicago,
Philadelphia, etc.,s having been writ
ten by me.
I here take tne earliest opportunity to
declare all such works, or hooks, to be
spurious, and wholly unauthorized. I
have looked over one book, printed in
Chicago and I can positively affirm that
there is not one original line from my
pen in it ; that the book is composed
only of extracts from Livingstone and
Anderson's books, and my letters which
appeared in the New York 'Herald. In
the cxti acts from my letters, which the
enterprising but thoroughly unscrupulous.
Let the coming Legislature give thi
subject its most careful consideration
Some legislation, is in our opinion, abso
lutely ueccssary to protect the schoo
moneys from loss.
Action should have been taken by the
last Legislature and perhaps would have
been but for the dissension and strife
that unhapil prevailed. We trust that
the lawmakers who will soon meet at
Lincoln will give early and earnest atten
tion to the matter.
We understand that $10,000 of the
5 per cent fund has been received during
this year. We believe there is no pro
vision of law for its investment and saf.
There surelv should be. Wq
also regard the present law for the in
vestment of moneys arising from sale ol
school landi as very defective. Under its!
operations the school fund has-suffereji
Gentlemen of the Legisl,
you to protect the most
this State by guardin
common school fund. '
The " American S
" published by Geo
New York, con
statement of if
which an adv
years in jail.
my bare feet.
Cork soles fJ
1VOTICE is hereby given to ail persons
having accounts or claims ag'iiat
the ost tteof Henry Robertson deceased,
are notified to tile the sntne in the office
of Piob'tte Judge, Platt-ruouth, Cass
ccuuty, Nebraska, on or before the 7th
day of June, A. D. 1873.
H. E ICLLISON.
n373t Probate Judge.
Notice to Contractors.
WOTICE is hereby given that bids
will Iv received by the City Council
of the City of Piattsmouth for the con
struction of .sidewalks on tho East side
of ChicaJro Avenue along the linas of
the following lots in tho City of Piatts
mouth, in Bkx-k 42, lots No. 1,2, 8, 9,
10. In Block .05 Lots No. 1, 10, 11,
and 12. In Block 57, Lot No. 12. In
Block 58, Lots No. 5 and 6. In
Block 1G4, Lot No. 3. Sidewalks to be
constructed in accordance with the pro
visions of Ordinance No. 24. approved
July 20, 1S72, now on file in the office of
tho City Clerk. Ihe estimate ot the
City Encinecr of said work is for pine
material fifty nix cents per foot and for
Cottonwood material fifty cents per foot,
and no contract will be let for a sum in
excess of said estimate. Said bids will
be received until Saturday the 7th day
of December, 1872, at seven o'clock
p. m- W. Li, White,
Piattsmouth, Nov. 22, 1872.
.lUJiw j"rJF'J1" "I'11"'., i""1"1"" iniiu.
Prospectus' for lSVJi. Sixth
NOTICE is hereby given to all per
sons having accounts or claim!
airainst the ertate of S. Duke deceas
ed are notified to fi'e the same in the of
fice t Probate Judge, Piattsmouth,
Cass county, Nebraska on or before the
10th day of June, A. I). 1873.
H. E. ELLISON,
4i373t Probate Judge
I hereby irive notice to all coneernc
that an application has been filed in the
office of the Probate Court of the county
of Cass and State of Nebraska for the
appointing of an administrator on the
estate or (jeorgi? ihomson deceased
that a hearimr will be had on said appli
cation at mv oln:e in the city of Platts
tuou'h. in iaid county on the 24th day
of December, A. D. 1872, at one o cock
Given under my hand and seal at my
office this 30th day of November, A. V,
II. E. Ellison,
JVOTICE is hereby given to all per
' tons having accounts against the es
tate of Mansfield Osborne deceased are
notified to file tho same in the office o
Probate Judze, Piattsmouth, Cass coun
ty, Nebraska! on or before the 2d day
of June, A D. 1873.
II. E. ELLISON,
n373t Probate Judge.
NEW YORK, December 19. 1872.
Monev Easy at 67
Gold Dull at 12(a, 1
CHICAGO, December 19, 1S72.
Flour Ouiet $5 00(3i5
Wheat Dull 1 12
Corn Less active, 30(a;3
Oats lvasier - 25(t2
Rve Dul' o0(c;G
Cattle Good , $5 75C 0 3
Hoes Live $3 80C4 50
111 UitintrAtPif MnHiliW
( "I vrrnll.y admin,.,! to tip u
tlitiidNnmt a4-rlxlieul iu
tl Uorl.l. A Urprt.
Btntll hikI f iiuni.
plvnut Aiurrleuu -
$:Uc in Ikfti:
Taken up by the subscriber on Octo
ber 21st, 1872, Onvi Sorrel Mare, sup
posed to be seven years old, has one
white hind foot, is shod in front, had on
a halter's head, shows collar marks, but
no other marks or brands. Also, One
b;iy horse spring colt, white hind f et,
white strip in face, mane has been clip
ped no other marks S. It. Smith.
Residence five mi!e3 West of Weep
ing Water. 128dlt34w5t
An Ordinance providing for the pay
! went of City Indebtedness and to stop
the payment of iuterest on City War
rants. Be it ordained by tho Mayor and
Councilmcn of Piattsmouth.
Sec. 1. That there be and is hereby
borrowed from the High School Fnnd
of the City of PlaUsmouth the sum of
Five Thousand Dollars which said sum
shail be applied by the City Treasurer
to the payment of all. city indebtedness
of whatever kiud.
Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the
Mayor of said city to give ten diys notice
by publication in the Nebraska Herald,
notifying all hollers of City Orders that
the ssid orders must be presented to the
Citv Treasurer for payment on or before
the'expiration of the ten days and that
no interest will be paid on said orders
after the time mentioned in said notice.
ec 3- The City Treasurer is hereby
ordered not to pay any interest accruing
on any order or warrant after the cxpir
ation oftha time fixed in the notice of
thJ340rThis Ordinance shall take ef-
fecYfYom ani after its ,
afSed and approved D--.
Attest. TrirsK. Mayor.
City Clerk, .
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