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Some Reports on Agricultural Matters
not raMished Heretofore.
Lincoln, Sept. SO, l?C.
To the Honorable State Board of Agri
culture of the State of Neb.
Thft committee appointed by your
iody to examine the articles entered
in Class 9, of your premium list, beg
Iav to report that we have attended
to that duty a $ well as the limited time
vre tad would permit. The first arti
cle to which our attention was called
was the Buckeye Slower, and wo have
thought best to embrace in our report
all the machines for reaping, mowing,
and harresting grain. Entry one and
two, by Reefer and Lindley are too
well known to need any commenda
tion from us the mechanical part wa3
9. Haines Improved Header, IJ. F.
Hibbs agent, and 33, by Clark and Hy
ea single geared Header. As both
have been worked by us we cannot de
cide wkich is the best, if either, but
pronounce both alike, good. 27 Gram
Binder entered by Humphrey Broth
ers. This does its work well, using
wire for bands, but there are objections
still to the use of wire. 23 Harvester
by same, and 56, Marsh Harvester by
"Wallace Wheeler, are very fine ma
chines and better adap'.ed to farmers
f ith little help than any other mac. .inc.
Our attention was next called to plows.
These being so numerous wo find it
ery difficult to particularize; they em
braced t.;e old wooden mould board of
1776 down to the very latest Patent
improvement of Aug. 137G. This imple
ment has received its full share pf at
tention since 3'our last annual Fair.
The improvements are scarcely observ
able in a general inspection, without
the means of testing their practical
utility, the improvements seem to be
mostly confined to the line of draught.
We can do no less than pronounce the
many we examined good.
Our attention was directed to entry
67, W. Adams, this deserves special no
tice, the construction of the share and
th8 way it is applied to the ground is
somewhat in conllict with thoprinciple
upon which plow shares are construct
ed ; this share has a point lik; other
plows, about 2 inches from the point of
the share, r.ff at right angle from the
landside I t inches. In the one we ex
amined, this was about 4 inches in
width, lying flat upon the ground.
When in motion it cuts the turf, which
is caught by sTflange in the mould board
and turned over. This was tho only
one we tested. That the draught is
lighter than other plows designed for
tho same work is evident, from the
fact, that with I. H. Wheeler, the Sec,
and A. G. Hastings the chairman of
the Board of Managers for a team, and
M. Dunham, act Secretary for Plow
man, they cut a furrow 13 inches wide
and2,1 inches deep, with as much ease
as any team f mules could with a com
mon breaking plow.
The exLibitor of gang and riding
plows and cultivators, seeders, drills,
and planters, deserves praise. And the
gentlemanly address of those that rep
resesented them, was gratifying to your
The Superintenden t of class 9, now
called our attention to wind mills. The
first wa3 57. No one being present to
explain the prin'dpl;, we p-ssd on to
a wiud mill manufactured at Lincoln,
Xcbraska. represented by J. X. Shep
pard, the contrivance for adjusting and
controlling this mill was new to some,
and very satisfactory to the committee.
Our attention was next directed to No.
fi. and an I. X. L. wind mill, repre
sented by A. G. Barnes, of Lincoln.
These machines are too well and wide
ly known to need any commendation
from your committee. We next exam
ined a modcl.of Osborn'sXaiional wind
mill, represented by D. L. Osborn. of
Ashland, Nebraska, the inventor. This
seems to have an advantage over other
machines in regard to manner o: gath
ering the wind, and in nsiug what is
required, and then discharges the sur
plus through the flukes in a very ingeni
ous way. While that the self regulating
apparatus, will answer the purpose for
which it is designed, is apparent to ev
ery one. Signed by the committee.
mention in this, our report. While
this finishes our examination of this
large display of goods, which has added
to the interest of our State Fair, and
is a new feature. And those that have
exhibited in this class d serve more
credit and praise than simply a premi
um, or a diploma or. medal, and we
would recommend that you encourage
this feature by offering inducements
for still larger displays. Signed by
Trotly's Lcctnre Bureau.
Master Trotty climbed upon the bu
reau, and Nate, and Nita sat down on
the wheelbarrow, and they shut the
door of the tool-house, and Trotty
opened the French grammar and deliv
ered the opening lecture of the course
"MT LECTURE BUREAU.
LECTURE THE FIRST: WOMAN'S SUF
FERINGS." "My subject, gentlemen and a few
ladies, is woman's sufferings. Conju
gation the first.
"Vis lecture bureau is a little rickety
and I'll bo obliged to you ladies and
gentlemen, if Nate wouldn't just sit
giggling. You can't laugh, too, unless
you have four casters. It isn't very
"Woman's sufferings. Hem! Ho
haw hem! Woman's sufferings, my
friends is au awful subject, a norful
subject. It has been wroten on. It
has been lectured to. I've heard min
isters rpray to it. And my brother
Max makes fun of it. Pause.
I never heard it lectured on such a
rickety old bureau as this.
My brethern, women should never
vote! should nev-er vote, gentlemen
and ladies. Ney don't know enough.
Vey ain't strong enough. Vey can-noi
go to war, ladies and gentlemen.
"My Papa went to war. But he died.
But he wasn't a woman.
"My friends I tell you girls ain't
grown to vote. They wear dresses.
Ihey can t play base-ball. Once I
knew a girl who tried to spin a top
but she couldn't. It wasn't Nita; sho
neadn't fink. Nita was married to me.
She knows better. Brethern, I tell you
vis on purposely, wcmen'ean-noJ vote
I tell you.
"My friends, vis is a solemn subject.
Let me say a few words to you as a
momentum of this matter. My broth
er Max, he gave me a nold bad cent
once as a momentum of him, but I
frew it down the well, vou better
finkl My brother Max says if women
shou Id vote vis country would go to
If the gentlemen in vis audience
don't stop flowing paper balls at vis
lecture bureau, I will never asume
this subject without four castors!
Brethern, 'if the donkey of my broth
er should carry the silk umberella
of my sister-in-law' oh hum! could
woman leave her babv crying in the
cradle, I ax you ?
at uoouc trie conKpy is punted in
the book, but I don't seem to etand
very straight without jiggling, and
To the Hon. State Board of Agricultvre
tf the State of Nth.
The committee appointed to examine
the articles entered in Class No. 17,beg
leave to report that we have attended
I that duty.
lnc entries lroni l to a were- wine.
Whil it was all good, the committee
decide that the Concord was the tost.
Entries 8 to 9 were lime, cement, stuc
co, &c. u as fine for Nebraska. Xo.
11. Bopeep Baby Jumper, this attract
ed much attention, and dvsrve3 notice,
as it was the invention of the lady that
entered it. She also furnished the ba
by to jump in it. Nos. 12, 13 and 02.
was an exhibition of boots and shoes
from Xeb. City, very fine. Xos. 14 to
25 A display of boots and shoes, by
O. W. Webster. 2D to CO, by A. II.
Waitt. 120, by Henry Dohle. of Oma
ha. And 102 to 151, by P. S. Sheldon
& Son. This makes one of the finest
displays of boot Jind shoes ever seen
west of the Missouri Biver. 53 and CO
Attracted our attention, as the dupli
cate of each was on exhibition at the
Centennial. To decide between these
wa3 a difficult matter, the committee
lone the best they could and awarded
Accordingly. (See prem. book.)
2G to 23, by Dr. I'.. P. Childs. This
was the only exhibition of medicine on
ih ground, and we gave a premium.
S3 was a new invention, a fly fan. W.
7L Schroat of Xeb. City was the only
person that we could find who had seen
5 operate, he pronounced it the best
thing of the kind ever invented. G3 to
10. Displav of toys &c. by Mrs. C.
King & Son. 141 to 15-1. Best display
of hats, caps, dress goods, gloves, boots
and shoes, by P. S. Sheldon & Son. 15(5
to 195. Display of fancy groceries by
Julian T. Deck. 300 display of silk
goods, by Liddy Bros., with a few oth
r articles which we haye not time to
ven you hit your head against the
I think this lecture is most frough.
Gentlemen, I appeal to you! If oh
well if 'the hat of my fathcr-'n-law
was in me cage or me monKcy or ray
great-grandmother,' ven, Id like to
know, when woman should voted, if
vis country vrould not go to smash, sir
I ax you. fellow citizens and hearers
in the regular declension and indica
tive case, if lax vou if ladies and
brethern.Jand fellow-gentlemen, wheth-
mere was a pause and then a noise.
it was a solemn pause, It was a
dreadful noise. What, under tha de
pressing circumstance pictured bv the
lecturer, will become of the country, I
cannot t. I. But what became of the
bureau is quite clear. If the country
docs not go to 'smash that lecture bu
Troty says it was Xute, Xa'o says it
was Nita. X'ita says Trotty stood on cne
foot two long. Pic haps that one foot
was the trouble. At all events, in the
midst of an impressive gucsture with
meieitsoie ot me other, over went
the bureau lecturer the monkey and
his great grand-mother the hat of his
father-in-law and woman's sufferings
in one stupendous whole upon the
Nate picked him up. Nita jumped
up and down and cried. The poor lit
tle lecturer was dusty and crumpled,
and there was blood about his face from
somewhere nobody knew where. All
the bureau drawers had tumbled out.
Nate thought they d better shut him
up in one till lie got better. But Nita
thought they'd better call his mother.
So Ins mother came out and picked
'ism up, and washed him off, and
dusted him off, and tied him up and
kissed him up, and then they found he
was as good as new, and nothing much
the worso for tho lecture bureau.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, St Nir-liolas
Nasbj', like his Democratic brethren,
is still inconsolable. Prosperity has
not yet dawned upon the coiners, and
in seeking for the cause he concludes
that "Xo troo Southerner kin be enter
prising and progressive so long ez he is
ground down under the iron heel of
iiiilitaiy power." Continuing in the
same straia lie says: "Our citizens
feel their condishun so keenly, they
are so depresd by the continyooance
uv military rcol that they haven't dun
a strode of anr kuM uv work for
veers. Therfeelds are all left unculti
vated except az they kin indoose nig
gers which come here to work in um.
but ez they hevn't anything to pay
em with they never work a second
time, which makes em anything but a
shoor dependence. It is one of the
most techiu sites in nachar to see the
people layin on their backs at Bascom's
and leanin on his par, dcplorin the ok
kepancy uv the South by military, and
their consekent inability to hoe ther
corn or cut ther grass. Wat the yoo
serper wants to do is to withdraw the
troops from the South. Take the
grasp of nine hundred sojers from the
tnrotes uv the three millions uvl-iouth-erners,
and let us breeth. And this
done, give the offises, in a spirit pf con
ciliashun, to tho constitooshnel patri
ats wich wuz pardoned by A. John
son, and all will be well agin. I kin
never be reconsiled so long ez ther is a
nigger in the post-offis at the Corners i
Janson McClurg & Co., of Chicago,
are the publishers of a work entitled.
"Six Little Cooks, or Aunt Jane's
Cooking Class," which tells how an old i
lady who was an excellent cook in
structed six young girls in the myster
ies of the cooking department. It af
fords a great deal of instruction in a
very pleasant storytelling way, and we
advise all our girl readers to coax their
parents to let them send for a copy
The price is one dollar.
Fred, border's Implement Emporium
THIRD STREET, NORTH OF MAIN,
Is the place to buy every kind of Agricultural Implement.
The latest and most efliective coun
terblast against tobacco was delivered
by a Xew York lady in a Sixth avenue
car recently. One of those noble spec
imens of manhood who chew tho weed
and with impartial mind elistribute
saliva upon everything and everybody
within range, was sitting opposite the
lady. From his capacious mouth, at
regular intervals, a stream of amber
juice fell upon her dress. Her look
of blank amazement soon gave place
one of wrath; a frown blacker than
midnight gathered upon her face. Pa
tience ceasing to bo a virtue, she at last
rose, carefully gathering up her dress
so as to lose not a drop of the fragrant
liquid, and leaning-toward her vis-art
wiped his face with the garment
he had desecrated, and then deliberate
ly tool: her seat. The astonished man
roared with rage and pain, vainly tried
to wipe the tobacco-juce from his
smarting eyes, and at last rushed from
the car, followed by roars of laughter
from the passengers.
For Throat, Lungs. Asthma, and Eidaeya.
forest Tar Solution,
h or inhalarion for Catarrh, Consumption,
B Brunch his, und Afcihaia.
Forest Tar Troches,
or Sore Throat, Hoarseness. Tickling Cough and
I'ur.fymg the ilrttilli.
forest Tar Salve,
3 or Healing Indolent. Sorea, Ulcers, Cnu, Burns,
3 &d fur Piles.
forest Tar Soap,
3 or Channd Hands, Salt Rheum, Skla Diseases,
the Toilet and liatii.
Sorest Tar inhalers,
cr jnnaiing ror caiarru, consumption, Aiinma.
SULKY GANG PLOW, of the Chicago Plow Co.; STANDARD NEW RI
VING CULT IV AT Oil. of Roth ford. III.; NEW MONITOR,
(Check Row) CORN PLANTER; CHAMPION
and other CELEBRATED HARROWS
'HarriSQE' and, 'Folia Wagons
SINGLE and COMBINED REAPERS and MOWERS,
New Manny, Champion, and others.)
WOODS' REAPER, MOWER, AND HARVESTER,
(with Self-Binding attachment.)
THE VIBRATOR THRESHING MACHINE, Nicholls, Sheppard d- Co.
Satisfaction Guaranteed or no Sale.
FKEI). G ORDER,
Office in J. V. TTeekbach's Store, corner Atain and Third Street.
X it w mi n ivi E. Irs B 8 . Ui m
This Machine is Offered to the Public Upon
its Merits Alone.
Its Liyht and Still Running Qualities, and its Self-Threading Needle and
Self-Regulating Tensions, make it the Most Desirable Machine in the world.
FRANK CARRUTII, JEWELER,
AGENT, PL ATTS MOUTH, NEBRASKA.
fwcncral Western Office,
For Sale by all Druggist a.
THERE IS MONEY IN IT!
Special Indnccmccfs to the Trade.
Everywhere for tho
D. A. KEN YON,
212 L?ousrIs Street, Oniaiia. NeU.
soon? istid shos
E;taa Price, $73.:3. they ace tbb
Simplest. IJcht.it Tannine. Bt Made and Most
BuliaLla Sowing Machines iu tho world.
(Cut ttiis out and- rfnenibcr it.)
Foil Sale ei
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THi: LARGEST AND UEST SELECTED STOCK OF
HW ft H n U
including the greatest variety of beautiful colored shoos for
children ever brought to this market. To be closed out at
m mm mmm mm mm mw mm.
I shall continue to keep the best of work men in my man
L PETER MERGES.
lia3 come lioirie,
And he has brought the finest line of Dress Goods, Staple
Goods, Fancy Goods and Notions you ever saw.
rP 8iy motlBiflBg of gB'oceries foy the aa'e5
Ipots and Iie till yow eani54 rest
imts mnl cap till yow
Spring and Summer Goods eyer and ever so cheap,
Now i3 your chaucc bounl to sell and umler soil most nnybodj-. Come quick. Hurry up. I want
to jro East acrain ucxt month.
ODS SOLD WITHOUT ARBITRATION !
7 to S or S to 7F Just as you like, audi
ie cash I always couBBfeaS wt ihr fiheac
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As it is generally our custom to give rou our prices for goods so that you can calculate at home what you can
buy for your money, we will give you prices below which will be lower than ever auJ 10 per cent, cheaper than you
can anywhere in this City or State. We have the advantage of any merchant in this city buying direct from tho
manufacturers. We have opened a Wholestale Store in St. Joseph JI )., which will be attended by Mr. Solomon.
LOOK AT OUR PI1ICE LIST.
20 yards prints for one dollar. Summer Shawls, 75c up.
JJrown and l leach muslm, one dollar, Handkerchiefs, :i for 2"c.
i il ne and brow n denims, one dollar. . Ladies Silk Ilandkerchier, S jc each.
ed ticking, one dollar. Ladies Hose, C pair for 25c.
Cheviot, one dollar. Men's Socks rc up.
Ornss Cloth, one dollar. Cuffs and Collars, 2oo a set, and up.
Malt Shades, one dollar. H;d Spreads, one dollar up.
Table Linen, one dollar. Corsets, good, rUc up.
Crash Toweling, one dollar.
As it is impossible to give the prices of our enormous
we will only stale that it is the largest and finest stock ever brought to this city and consisting of the followin new
styles Poplins, Double Silk Pongees Japanese Silks. 31a(elassc
Zephyr Suitings, Lawns, Grenadines, and Percales,
at prices ranging from 12 cts. up; also a fine line of HAMBURG KM HliOl DKKI LS from cents up.
LTXLX EMBROIDERIES to match our LIXEX DRESS GOODS. A full assortment of RUXDLH PRINTS
and everything belonging to
.A. FIRST CLASS
aple ii Fancy Dry Goods Establishment.
We also keep a full line of
teaslyiasie Men asMl BBys9 Xthmg
from 84.50 up for whole suits. Jeans Pants from 1.0- uji. An unexcelled line GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS,
line White Shirts ."?1 up; Calico Shirts, 40 cts. up; Cheviot Shirts, 50 cts. up; Overalls, (JO els. up; l'apcr Collars 10c.
SIEiN AND BOYS' HATS AND CAPS.
Hats, 75c up; Caps. 10c up; Roots, $2 per pair up; Shi es. 81 per pair up: TRl'XKS and VA LISTS, a goo 1 as
sortment. We do not keep a little of evervthintr, from tin Axe flandlb to a harrel of salt, lust what we do earry wo
have in full and complete stock. JEWELRY, ELATED WARE', CLOCKS. TABLE aa l 1'OCKET CUTLERY, etc.
I Cl I iTTi Tils T
. We would inform the ladies of J'lattsmouth and vicinity that we are in receipt of the the finest
Pattern Heads and Bonnets Direct from Paris.
We have an Accomplished, Fashionble Lady Trimmer wl::i understands the business thoroughly and can svit ail your
tastes; also a full line of SILK TRIMMIXGS, Ribbon?, Flowers and Ornaments. Sasli Ribbon's from oc up; Radius
Tiimmed H its, 81 and up. We have a large and complete stock Canvass, Perforated Card Board, Zephyrs. Zephyr
Xecdies, Moitocs, and Silk Floss of all shades.
An immense stock of Carpets. Oil Cloth?. Rn-s and Mats. Hemp Carpi ts 25c per yard; Ingrain Carpets, 50c
per yard. Stan. lard Carpet Chain, 51 bundles only 81-25.
We hav also, for the accommodation of our friends, added to our already extensive assortment a large stock of
Oil Window Shades in a:l colors. Lace Window Curtains 25 cts per yard.
We present our annual price list satisfied that our customers will see that we can do better for them than ever
beforeaud thankful for past patronage we most respectfully ak a continuance of the same.
Plattsmouth, Xebraska, March 22d, 1877. SOLOMON & NATHAN.
DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF
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1 it te : .- 1. 1 it t. ; l r rj u-, t"i i
JoM Dbbp & Gos MU aM Gang Plows,
DAVEXFOKT CO.S PLOWS,
Weir Cultivators, Check Rovs3
And everything that a Farmer may need.
Repairs on hand for all Machinery sold by us.
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