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VOLUME XVI. V
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 18S0.
NUMB Eli 8.
OllP Copy, tilled luoilth,.
ITr., ETC., RTC,
Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC BURIAL CASES
-; r.'l sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash.
Jr i?iVi? HEARSE
. w .
M NOW HEADY FOK SERVICE.
:;! ntnii i hanks for past patronage
.it to t-: 1 1 1 aii a examine my
LARUE STOCK OF
J. C CHAMBERS,
Miinufucturer ot mid Dealer in
ETC., ETC., ETC.
Dona with Neatness! Dispatch.
c only place in town where "luriey's pat
ent self adjustable horse collarsare Bold."
REMEDY FOR BALDNESS
f rarlplloa Free J
iMnon w'm win a v t. Mf
.1 wrua ntw KfV Ul til OAV, uitlrt w antucfew
Uadraea At Co., 2 Clinton !aoe, Nw Tors-
( .'ilirine, not a Drink,)
hops, nuciir, mandrake.
4VD THB rTREST AXO BEST UQlCil Qt7 AUTOS O
aix oTosm BrmxB.
I hll Diseases of t'ie Stomach, Bowels, l'.Icxx!, Unr,
j Kidney, an.1 Urinary Orjr-u3, Hervou-aics, Slscp-
anJ especially Female Complaiuts.
vv 111 be paid for case they will net euro or trip, or
3 for an Tilling Iraptre or injurious found In tlieia.
Ask yoar eracsikt for Hop E.ttora and try them
: before you slcx'H. 1 ate bo ether.
1 Sor Oocoii Cum; is t'us svrcttcst, aafeet and bast.
1 Tlie Hop Tai tnr-.ter.wh. Liver and Kidney U .m-
rlar to all otlieri Curo; hj at sorption. Aalt drufvist.
D I. C. ia an absolute and irresistible cur for drunk
enness, uso of opium, tobacco and narcotlcai
fffHJ fj'-...M H. nil for circular. I .'.ft mre
4MnKUI) .lru-:.t. 11. p BittrriMrc.C. nochnur.N.T.
1 It l the best Blood Purifier, and stimulates
1 pvt-ry function to more healthful action, and is
I lliun a benefit In nil diseases.
In eliminating the impurities of the blood, the
U natural and nererry result is tlie eii;-eorscroi-R
ulou.s nud oilier hkm Krui'tmns and Diieaaca,
eluding Caii'-ers, I leers and otlinr iire.i.
Dyspei'vla. Wealsm'M of tlie Stmuch. Consti
pation, Iiirziiiev, tieneml UeOJity, etc., are
cured bv the Nafe liitlera. It ta unvuuaied
as au appeiur an.l reituiar tonic.
II It l a medicine w men mioiiio u in eTery mm
Blly. and winch, wherever ued. will tive the
B payment of many doctor' bills.
Bottles of two sizes; f rices, oO cents and SI. 00.
dies rc boUI
H.H. WARNER & CO,
"Send for rnmpblet
la a juirely vegetable bitter and powerful
tonio, aud'U warranted a speedy and cer
tain euro for Fever and Asue, Chills and
Fever, Intermittent or Chill Fever, Re
mittent Fever. Dumb Acue. Periodical
or Bilious Fever, and all malarial dis
orders. In miasmatic districts, the rapid
puis., coated tongue, thirst, lassitude, loss of
appetite, pain in the hack and loins, and cold
ness of the spine and extremities, are only
nremonitinns of severer symptoms which
terminate in the azue paroxysm, succeeded
by high fever and profuse perspiration.
It U a startlimr fact. thAt quinine, arsenic.
anil other poisonous minerals form the basis
of most of the " Fever and Acue Frenara-
tions." "Snecifics." " Svrups." and Ton
ics," in the market. The preparations made
from these mineral poisons, although they
are, palatable, and may break the chill, do
uot cure, but leave tlie malarial and their
own dnix oisn in the system, producing
flllillWTri iliYiiti.au -i rr 11 rr ill tl.a am lioan-
ache, vertigo, and other disorders more for-
mi.l.iule than the disease thev were intended
to cure. Ayf.r's Agck Ccrk thoroughly
eradicates these noxious poisons from the
system, and alwavs cures the severest cases.
It contains no quinine, mineral, or any thins;
that could injure the most delicate patient:
and its crowning excellence, above its cer-
laim 10 core, is mai it leaves the system
free from disease as before the attack.
tor Liver Complaints, Aieb'i Aon
Ct uk, iy direct action on the liver and bil
iary apparatus, drives out the poisons which
produce these complaints, and stimulates the
,a)jstem to a vigorous, healthy condition.
We warrant it when taken according to
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer tc. Co.,
Practical and Analytical Chemists,
OLD ST AU SBV60IST9 XVX8TWBXBS.
i.vjf --.t-Trj,xr rv iris
m&C Sea?, rr. .-.:r.aaanMMaTi..aTaJae J
;hay'w mpecific medicixk.
TRADE MARK The Oreat Kn-TRADC MARK
Itllsh Keinedy ;
An unfa I ling
cure for Semi
I ui potency.
and all Ulneas
e that folio
as a sequence'
(if Self. Abuse :
BEFORE TAKllfL mLumo! AFTER TAUI8.
Memory, I'nivemal Lassitude, I'ain in the back
Dimness of Vision, Premature Old Age, and
many other diseases that lead to Insauity or
Consumption, and a Premature Grave.
tTFull particulars in our pamphlet, which
we desire te send free by mail to every one.
teThe Specific Medicine is sold by all drug
gift nt $1 per package, or six packages for S5,
or will he sent free by mail on receipt of the
money, by addressing
THB OKAY MEDICINE CO.,
M EC-HANK'S' Hl-OCK, DlCTKOIT. MlCH.
tVSold In Plattstneuth and everywhere, by
Or any other kind, you ran file yoMrtrf with out
JTete 3farhint no that it will cut ttmttr thaa
MSvw. TU t-rth will all remain of equal iz. aatf
shape. SetaCke ess rwee4j( e.A l any
part of Ih. United fcLau. ItiuatratedTCirculara ,Vee.
Coecleeaifeaeoaiferf n etie.y wafii4
ef v- Addrasa IS. It O TJX aV MKO., Am Om
MT We bar bundrada of letters from) maa ak
ur Machine who say tusy would not take i for lu
I the best base bant
er for hard coaL U
. style aad sixes, with
more pa teat Unvroye
ments than any other stoves. Aik vonr deal
er for them, or send for free illustrated cir
cular. Chi? 'no A Erie Stove Co. (Limited,
Vrr. 171 A 173 Lake SL, ChteaQQ.
WIRTS ste SCHOLLE,
No. set Wabash Atexvx. Chicago. 111.
Fine, Medium, and Common
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE and price
list of over 500 new design HAILED FKfc.it
epon application. (Send tor it)
GEORGE A. CLARK,
The BEST and MOST POPTJLAB
Hewisic Thread of Modern Times.
11 K WARE OF IMITATIONS.
For sale, by E. O. Dovey & Son. Solomon
Nathan. Win Ilerold, W. 11. Baker & Co.. U
Kaltskv & Son.
A MONTH! A3iyT3 WAVTE!
78 aIUa( SrtUlMla UtWwMl aaam-
pi frr. AdJAV BROISON, SstraiLKUa
IIHll I LUnsBuck.ytPilaOinnnnt,WaiTaBhtdta
sara tu. iUin wuk Maaip, Or. J. M. Tabl.r. SI Lata. Ma.
Will be mailed, with ISSU1TLATOR
lull comp rte. for SI. .V. Adurt-ta Ir. C
li. SVKfcS. Iw E. Madton at.. Clilero.
111., who was cured hy H nln roar. int.
fl'lionsandtcarea since. If sfra d .f he.
nir humboirKed. Baroe tbla aaoer. and
aeud ten cent to nay Drtntinn and noatnsa
ror hook or inn inrorsiatinn. tumio-
Xoe will never regret lb
ThellotitNufrfSsfnl Itemed v
rjever discovered, as It is certain in its
(cucck aim noes uot ouster.
BRAD PROOF BKLOW.
From Kcv. P. IV. Granccr,
Presiding Elder of the St. Alban's District.
St. ai.bans, Vt.. Jan. 20th. lsso.
Dr. B. J. Kendall & Co.. Gents : In reolv to
your letter I will say that inv experience with
KendiUl's Spavin Cure lias been very satisfac
tory indeed. Three or four years aiio I procur
ed a bottle of your apent, and with it cured a
norse oi lanieness caused by a spavin. Last
season my horse became very lame, and I turn
ed him out for a ft vr weeks when he became
better ; but when I put him on the road he got
woise. when I discovered that a rimr-lwne was
iormmi'. I procured a bottle of Kendall's
Spavin Cure, and with less than a bottle cured
linn sothnt he Is uot lame, neither can the
bunch be found.
t.'epect fully Yours. P. N. GRANDER.
Price ftl ner bottle, or six bottles for s All
druirgisti have it or can Ret it for you, or it will
be sent to any address on receipt of price by
the proprietors. B. J. KENDALL . C...
tiiofiiurgu rails, ermoiit.
C. F. Goodman. Ag't Omaha. Neb.
BAITS XNSTBTrKXlTT CATAX0Q1TR.
oar a mm aar.iogn. whim, am v
IaMnuMBU.lluiicaltt, J jl(JU
pons. Drum llajora btaff j
aad Mats, Spaalcta, Cap-
lamp., Slaads. and Out-
.win pun, vi -
amarcin aiMWciawi. CT...
atalll frao. Addrna
LVOa a KKALY, Ha Btata Bb. Caioaea. O.
Hardware, Cutlery, Nails,
Iron, Wagon Slock,
STOVES and TIN-WARE,
Iron, Wood Stcxk, Pumps,
FIELD & GARDEN HEEDS, ROPE,
AND ALL KINDS OF SHEET
IRON WORK, Kept in Stock.
Slaking nud Repairing,
NEATNESS & DISPATCH.
All Work Warranted.
Schlegel & Nieman,
(Successors to A. Sciilkgrl & Bao..
And dealers in
SMOKERS' FANCY ARTICLES, SMOKING
Special BRANDS and sizes of CIGARS made te
order, and satisfaction guaranteed. Cigar
clippings sold for smoking tebacco.
Main Street, one door west of J. S. Duke's store
Opposite P't Qfftce,
Plattsmouth. Neb. Ib? .
U 1 JJU
Tl V 3-vJ
UK. jr. b. lleCRRA,
HOIKEPATHIC PHYSICIAN, at
Tills, Cass county, Nebraska.
T. B. WIIiSOJF,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Practices In Saun
ders and Cass C'euntles. Ashland. Nebraska.
R. It. WIXDIIA11,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Plattsmouth.Neb. ON
rice Front Koom ever Chapman Smith's
Drug Store. ly
SI. A. 1IARTIUAX.
ATTORNEY AND SOLICITOR. Will Prac
tice in the State and Federal Courts. Resi
dence. Plattsmouth. Nebraska. tliy
U. B lIVIXliSTOS. M.
rHTSICIAN Jc SVROKOX.
OFFICE HOURS, from 1 a. m.. te 2 p.
Examining Surgeon for U. S. Pension.
IK. XV. II. HCHIIillKXECHT,
PRACTISING PHYSICIAN, residence on
Chlcaeo Aveane. Plattsmouth. Nebrsaaka.
OOice in C. E. Wescott's Clothing Store. 421y
J. II. HALL, 91. D.
T-HYSIC1AN AND SUKtiKON.
OFFICE with Dr. Livingston South Side of
Main Street, between 6tk and 7th street. Will
attend calls promptly. 9yl
Willi . WISE.
COLLECTZO.YS H S-PSCZALTT.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
surance and Collection Ageiicv. Ottlce in Fitz
Krrald's block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. 22in3
4, EO. S. SM ITH.
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special attention Kiven to Collections
and all matters affecting the title to real estate.
Office on 2d floor over Post Offlce. Flattsmouth,
U. II. WHEELER fc CO.
LAW OFFICE, Real Estate. Fire and Life In
surance Agents. Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax-payers. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy and sell real eetate, negotiate
loans, fte. yi
NOTARY PUBLIC. Will attend to buying
and eellimj lands, examining titles, making
deeds, paying taxes and collecting debts. W'il
also attend to law suits before a Justice el the
47tf Factobyvillje. Cass Co. N kb.
W. L. Bnow.ii
ORBI80.i . BKOWXB.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Will practice in Cass
and adjoining Counties ; elves special attention
to collections and abstracts of title. Oftlce in
Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. .
I7y 1 .
SA1I. 91. CIIAPMAST,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And Solicitor In Chancery. Office in Fitzger
VSyl PLATTSMOUTH, KEB.
Office on Main Street over Solomon Na
than's Store. 3ly
C. II CIS EI, - Proprietor.
Flour, Corn Meal A Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
prices. The highest prices paid lor Wheat and
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
Place ef business on Main St.. between 4th
and 5th streets. Shampooing, Shaving
191y uren's nair cutting, etc. etc.
FRED. D. LEHNHOFF,
Morning Dew Saloon !
South-east corner Ma'n and Sixth Streets.
Keep the best of
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
S3m9 Constantly ou Hand.
W. C. Brows.
Edwin 11. Prick.
Edwin E. Bkown
$rofon, Jritt $ (Co.,
Commission Merchants in
Room SI, New Exchange Building,
Union Stoelt Yards, - - C'hleas-
RRFKR BY PERMISSION TO
E. S. Stioknky. President Union Stock Yards
National Bank. Chicago.
Repairer of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Sato and Qrist MilW
UAS AKI STEAM FITX l-rm;S,
f rought Iron Pipe, Force and Lift Pi pes. Steam
Gauges, Safety-Valve Governors, and all
.kinds of Brass Engine Fittings.
repaired on snort notice.
D. C. Waun kk. G. E. Bknslk y, J. R. Br.NSLKy.
BEHSLEI, WAGNER & BENSLEY,
Office, 66 Exchange Building.
UNION STOCK YARDS. - - CHICAGO.
We refer by permissien to the First Nation
al Bauk, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
H. K. SMITH.
General Western Agent, headquarters at
Omaha. - 2n4
OF PLATTSMOUTH NEBRASKA,
" SUCCESSOR TO . '
TOOTLE, .HA XX A . at CLARK
E.G. DoviT,.....;. ,.v
A. W. MoLauuhuv.
JOMH O ROCKKK
.... .. ..v- .-Cashier.
This Bank is now open for bushiers at their
new room, corner Mam and Sixth streets, and
is prepared to transact a general
. BANKING BUSINESS.
tsskv sae. GoIJ, 0avrann4 and Leeel
J BOUGHT VnD SOLD , .
Deposits Received and Interest Alloto
'"; ed n Tim Certificates. - J
bK-Aj.are ! jDRjijwjr,
Available in any part of the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
AGENTS FOR THE
nman Line and Allan Line
OF STEAMERS. .
Person wishing to bring out their friends from
Europe can .
PURCHASE TICKETS FROM US
Threat! t Vlattsmvuth.
A. S. PADDOCK. U. S. Senator, Beatrice.
ALVJN SAUNDERS. U. S. Senator. Oman a.
E. K. VALENTINE, Kepresentafe. West Point.
ALBINt'S NANCE. Governor. Lincoln. -
8. J. ALEXANDER, Secretary of State.
F. W. LEI DTK E, Auditor, Lincoln.
G. M. BARTLETT. Treasurer. Lincoln. -
8. R. THOMPSON, Supt. Public Instruction.
K. M. DAVIS. Land Commiioner.
C. J. DILWORTH. Attorney General.
REV. C. C HARRIS. Chaplain of Penitentiary.
DR. H. P. MATTHEWSON. Supt. Hospital for
S. MAXWELL. Chief Justice. Fremont.
GEO. B. LAKE, Omaha.
A MAS A COBB, Lincoln.
Second Judicial Dittrict.
S. B. lOUND. Judge. Lincoln.
J. C. WATSON. ProseciittuR-Att'y, Neb. City.
W. C. SHOWALTER, Clerk District Court.
SULLIVAN, County Judge.
J. D. TUTT. County Clerk.
J. M. PATTERSON. County
It W II V Kits. Sheriff.
E. H. WOOLKY.Cn. Sup't Pub. Instruction.
W. FAIRFIELD. Surveyor.
P. P. GASS, Coroner.
JAMES CRAWFORD. South Bend Precinct.
SAM'L KICHARDSON. Mt. Pleasant Precinct.
ISAAC WILES, Plattsmouth Pret-inet.
City jDire Jory,
J. W. JOHNSON, Mavor.
J. M. PATTERSON. Treasurer.
J. D. SIMPSON. City Clerk.
RICHARD VIVIAN. Police Judge.
P. B. MURPHY. Chief of Police.
F. E. WHITE, Chief of Fire Dept.
1st Ward F. GORDKIt. C. II. PARMELE.
2d Ward G W. FAIRFIELD, J. V. WECK-
3d Ward-D. MILLER, THOS. POLLOCK.
4th Ward P. McCALLAN. E. S. SHARP.
fs.r--JXO. W. MARSHALL.
B. & M. R. KTime Table.
Taking Effect April 11, 1880.
FOR OMAHA FROM PLATTSMOUTH.
leaves 8 a. m. Arrives 10 :05 a. m.
3 :41 p. in. " 5 :W p. m.
FROM OMAHA FOR PLATTSMOUTH.
Leaves KK) a. in. Arrives 10 :10 a. m.
' :30 p. m. ' 8 :15 p. in.
FOR THE WEST.
Leaves Plattsmouth 9 :30 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln, 12 -15 p. m. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. in.
Freicht leaves at 10 -JO a.m. and awtup.ra.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 :35 p. m. and 12 :20 a. in.
FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney, i :00 a. in. Ieaves Lincoln,
.05 p.m. Arrives Plattsmouth. 4 :25 p. m
Freight leaves Lincoln at 11 :15 a. m. and 4
m. Arrives at Plattsmouth at 4 ;40 p. m. and
8 :50 a. nt.
Express, 6 -.00 a. m.
Passenger, (train each day) 4 :25 p. ra., except
Saturday. Every third Saturday a train con
nects at the usual time.
It. V. It. II. Time Table
rafclna Eect Sunday. Ap-il U, 1880.
ARRIVAL AXI DEPARTURE or
EASTERN, NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN.
Depart. East. .4 : 00 pm
Arrive 9:30 am I CBAhC NortlH :00 pm
j -jo pm i iuuui d :w iu
OMAHA. VIA B. A M. IN NEB.
Arrive 10 :30 am 1 Depart 3 : 10 pm
WESTERN. VIA B. & M. IN NEB.
Arrive 4 :15 pm Depart a : m am
Arrive 11 :00 am Depart l :oo pm
ROCK RI.CKFS AND UNION MILLS.
Arrive II -.00 am Depart ....... I : oo pm
J, W. Marshall. P. M.
IS A CERTAIN REMEDY FOR
CONGESTION OF THE LUNGS,
COMPOUND STROP OP HYPOPHOSPHITES
Speedily and permanently cures :
Cfitifftitfon ' the Lungs, Bronchitis, Coruwmp
fion, JVerrous Prontration, Shortneu of Iireath,
Palpitation of the Heart, Trtmhlina of the hands
and Limloi, Phyctcal and Mental Depression,
Ltss of A ppelite. Loss of Energy, Loss of Mem
ory. It will rapidly Improve the weakened
functions aud organs of the body, which de
pend for health upou voluntary, semt-voluuta-ry.
and involuntary nervous action.
It acts with vigor, gentleness and subtlety,
owing to the exquisite harmony of its ingredi
ents, akla to pure blood itself. Its taste pleas
ant, and its effects permanent.
St. John. N. B.
Mr. James I. Fellows, Chemist. St. John.
Dear Sir : Having used your Compound Syr
up of Hypophospbites fur some time in my
firactice, I nave no hesitation in recommend
ng it to my patients who are suffering from
general debility, er any disease el the lungs,
knowing that, even in eases utterly hopeless,
It affords relief.
I am, sir, yours truly, H. G. Addy, M. D.
Sold by all Dru??ists. 1.50 per Bottle.
Fortify tlie System
And you are armed against disease. The finest
tonic for this purpoee Is Hosteler s Stomach
Bitters, which renders digestion easy aud com
plet. counteracts biliousness, and keeps the
Doweis in oraer, ana so genial ana oenenoent
are Ita effects, mat not only is the body invig
orated and regulated bv it use. but despond
cmcy banished from the niiud. .
For sale by ail Urutsts aud dealers geoer-
ejf COMPOUND SYRUP JM&
j! CELEBRATED 1
Never again will the roses blow
For us as the roses we used to know.
Oh I never again will the wide sky hold
Such wealth of glory and sunset gold ;
And never again will I whisper, dear.
The pleasant fancies you smiled to hear ;
And never again, at the day's decline.
Shall I sit with your little hand in mine,
And look at the beauty of sunset skies.
And the sweeter beauty of your sweet eyes.
Never again ! for the dream is done
That a word. and a look, and a touch begun.
Love, if we always could dream, ah, then ! -
The words are as sad as "it mifcht have been !"
For us there is nothing but memory.
In the coming days, of what could not be !
Love, you are near me, and yet as far
As the round earth is from the furtherest rtar.
Kiss me and smile in my eyes once more,
Tho your lips should quiver and tears ruu o'er
Put your band in mine for one moment, one,
And then, good-bye, for the dream Is done !
Hovr Aiilaah Flay and Eujoy TLem
selves. From "The Passions of Anlmtls."
Small birds chase each other about
in filav ; but, perhaps, the conduct of
the crane and the trumpeter is most
extraordinary. The hitter stands ou
one leg, hops about in the most eccen
tric manner, and throws somersets.
Watcrbirds. such as ducks and creese.
dive after each other, and clear the
surface or the water with outstretched,
neck aud flaiDinr winirs. throwinsr
abundant spray around. Deer often
enjrage in sham battle, or trial of
strength, by twisting their horns to
gether and pushing for the mastery.
All animals pretending violence in
their play stop short of exercising it;
me uog takes the greatest precaution
not to injure by his bite; and tho
ourang-outang, in wrestling with his
Keener, pretends to throw Jam. and
makes feints of biting him. Some ani
mals carry out in their play the semb
lance ot catching their prey. Young
cat.?, for instance, leap after every
small and moving object, even to tho
leaves strewed by the autumn-wind.
They crouch and steal forward, ready
for the spring, the body quivering and
mo tail vibrating with emotion: thev
bound on the moving leaf, and again
spring forward to another. Benger
6a w young jaguars and cougars play
ing with round substances, like kit
tens. Birds of the mivirnio kind are
the analogues of monkeys, full of mis
chief, play, and mimicry. There is a
story of a tame magpie that was seen
busily employed in a garden gathering
peonies, ana witn much solemnity and
a studied air burying them in a holo
made to receive a post- After drop
ping each stono it cried 'Cur-ack!'
triumphantly, and set off for another.
On examining the spot, a poor toad
was found in the hole, which the mag
pio was stoning for his amusement.
Legal Wigs and Gowns in Scotland.
A Scotch advocato writes a pleasant
letter to a New York journal concern
ing tho peculiarities and trail i Lions of
his profession. "I find," he says, "that
nothing interests an American so
much as my wiir. I only wish that
the person who thus derives amuse
ment from the fashion had to experi
ence its inconvenience. To begin with.
they are by no means cheap. A horse
hair wig costs about $50, and an ordi
nary one they are now all made out
of whalebone shavings about $30.
They very soon get dirty ; and to
powder them, as some men used to do.
only makes one's coat perpetually
greasy. Then in summer they are hot
and tight on the head. Yet we all
wear them. We are not compelled to
do so. We must wear a gown; that
is our mandate. The abolition of the
gown I shall regret. Its several parts
involve not a little curious history.
For instance, we carry at the back of
the gown a little pocket which, though
still worn, is now sewn up. The ap
pendage takes you back more than
three hundred years to the days before
the Reformation, when the advocates
were churchmen. No churchman was
allowed to accept a regular payment
for his services, liut.it he was pro
hibited from handling the money, that
was no reason why you, if you wanted
your case particularly attended to,
should not put a couple of gold pieces
into the bag which he carried at his
back. So you sec we still have some
relics of the past surviving in this re
forming age. Many of our names even
strike a stranger as peculiar. The offi
cial head of the B ir is called 'Dean of
the Faculty.' Ah," said Sidney Smith,
when he heard the title for the first
time, 'that's very odd now. With us
in England our Deans have no facul
ties Absurd as these old customs
and names may be, it cannot be denied
that the country has reason to.be
proud of her judicial arrangements,
not merely in the Supreme Court, but
down to the humblest judicatory."
New York Times.
About eight years ago an alarm
reached the Chief Folh-.c office in Lon
don that jewels of great value had
been stolen from a lady of hili rank
while a guest at a q'liet northern coun
try house. A handsome reward was
offered, and not long afterward it bo
CHiue known that the property had
been recovered. Astounding as it may
seem, it U nevertheless true, that the
temporary a pproprla: or of these line
things was a million tire Peer, who,
albeit in nowise pi-ntirious, is singu
larly simple in his personal habits,
and does not ppend one-lour. h of his
income. The matter was all hushed
up, and very few persons o'itsid the
family knew who the thief, if we can
so call him, really was. This was a
genuine cise of kleptomania, aud
proves beyond doubt that it re.illy ex
ists. An'English Earl of high dis
tinction had this weakness from boy
hood, and it iuvoived his leaving
Eton. When, in after years he enter
ed the Cabinet, it was' rumored that
Lord had entirely conquered tho
propensity, "except that at a Cabinet
council he never could resist 'Dizzy's
new green kid gloves. The alarming
disappearance of wax caudles at the
Traveler's Club, London, some years
ago, caused much dismay. The mys
tery was at length solved by a mem
ber of the Committee seeing the old
Duke C (with a clear 750,OoO a year)
rambling along a corridor with a cau-
Jie sucking out of each coat-tail pocket-
liis family wero comniuuicakxl
with, and his Grace ceased to come to
the Club. There is doubtless a great
deal of sham kleptomania, butitisnot
the less true that sometime it is per
fectly genuine. It is, however, very
uufortunate to be at ouco kieptoiuau
iac oiid imuecunltfus.
Cutting the Tops of Trees.
A correspondent writing to the Cot
tage Gardener says: "Excepting with
the more experienced cultivators, a
practice, on receiving trees from the
nurseries is to reduce the tops consider
ably. This is a common practice with
some growers, but a greater mistake
could not possibly bo perpetrated.
The more branches and foliage a tree
is allowed to carry the more roots it
will make, and tho less chance is there
of its producing strong gross shoot:
but on the other hand cut it back, and
its growth and strength are concent rat
ed in a few buds that start away most
strongly in the Spring. Healthy trees
such as are generally supplied, if plant
ed early, will always alTonl. plenty of
shoots io choose from without having
their tops reduced. We never shorten
under any circumstances, unless it be
the extreme tips not quite right, or
any bruised through packing or car
riage, but plant with the branches al
most entire mid properly laid in and
trained. By this treatment they cov
er more than double the space the first
year than they otherwise would, aud
bear in less than half the time, and we
are sure that those who may feel dis
posed to give this system a fair trial
will never resort to the old practice
Jersey Cattle for Beef.
Correspondence American Cultivator.
It seems to be a prevalent idea that
Jersey cattle are of no account, except
for their butter producing qualities;
that it is not profitable to raise them
for meat. This is an error. My expe
rience has taught me that Jersey cattle
not only make a much finer grade of
beef than other cattle, but that they
are very profitable for that purpose.
They consume less while growing than
the largo-boned Durham cattle, and
come to maturity earlier.
This last season I had an Alderney
calf "of the male persuasion," and not
desiring any veal, and with something
of a prospect of a sale for stock pur
poses, kept him along with only a fair
amount of food for a growing animal.
I kept him until upwards of ten
months old, the latter portion of the
time giving somewhat better feed and
larger quantities, but never feeding
him high. When I had him killed,
the dressed meat weighed a little over
150 pounds, which I call good weight
for an animal of that age. Every one
who partook of the meat, and the
number was not small, declared it to
be the finest they ever tasted.
Last fall I had a Jersey cow whoso
teats were so small I thought best not
keep her for milk. When sho was
taken in from pasture she was in good
condition. I put her in the stable, and
fed her upon good hay and gave her
but little meal, perhaps 150 pounds.
I kept her until the last of December,
when 1 had her killed and sho dressed
off some 540 pounds of the handsomest
meat old butchers say they ever saw.
Certainly I have never seen anything
ahead of it. The lean meat was very
rioh iu color, and the fat looked the
color of the richest Jersey butter.
while it retained its rich color when
baked or broiled. The taste of the fat
meat was rich and sweet, entirety dif
ferent from the tallowy taste of ordi
nary fat beef.
It is agreed by au epicureans who
have been so fortunate as to feast ou
good well-fatted Jersey beef, that it
tar excels any other beer that is pro
duced in this section of the country or
is readily obtained anvwhere. Tho
corned beef very much resembles the
far-famed Gardeners Island beef.
Even with Jersey beef at tho same
price of other beef it is fully as profit
able to raise the Jerseys for the rea
sons before stated. Again they ma
ture quickly and consume but little
food in fact they have not the amount
of waste bone, aud coarse tissue tViat
coarser cattle require feed to produce.
My experience has shown they d pro
duce a good quantity of meat per ani
mal. Curiosities of a Yankee Will.
In tho old records in the Probate
Court much that is curious may be
found, but there is nothing more pe
culiar than the will of David Ogden,
who kept a tavern where the Tontine
Hotel now stands. The will was
made in 1789, and contains the follow
ing: "In the name of God, sole Governor
of the worlds, the Holy Ghost, tho
twelve apostles, saints thrones, pow
ers, virtues, angels, arch-angels, cher
ubims and seraphims, amen I, David
Ogden, of New Haven in the State of
Couuecticut, being in. uncommonly
good health and spirits and in my
right mind and wits, do in the follow
ing manner make this my last will and
"Imprimis : My body, this mas3 1
composed of flesh, blood, arteries,'
bones, cartilages, fibers and God wot
not what all besides I commit when
dressed in my best suit of black
clothes to its deep, dark, silent grave.
Tis a dismal house I am to dwell in,
yea, verily a mournful one ; therefore,
the dress for mourning is the most
E roper one for me. Then let this
ody be dressed for its coffin, which I
pray to be made of sound mahogany
wood and not ornamented with brass
mils aud tin plates, telling my name,
age or death. My head will tell these
things to the inquisitive in the grave.
When this mass of corruption is so
equipped let it be borne on the shoul
ders of four steady youth to its long
home, the narrow grave, whom I wish
should be rewarded for their trouble
with decent pairs of gloves each. By
tho way, should Dr. Edwards, the
Sunday next after my last conscience,
deem either my death or life to merit
a sermon, a short sermon, prayer or a
few hymns to bo sent up to the tlimno
oi an all-pitying and merciful God,
prythce let it be done, aud for his
trouble and good services in this sol
emn business give him my last wishes
for his welfare accompanied with a
complimeut of 3 4s. Ud. New York
"Item My soul, God grant it if I
have any or ever had, it may wing its
flight to Heaven, be placed conspicu
ously among the stars, fly ou the
wiugs of the wind, feed the beasts of
the field, the birds of the air, the in
sect's of tho earth or the fishes of the
deep waters. Upon the whole I give
iuy soui to uou."
The ttoryistold at William sport.
Pa., of a young man who went to the
Black Hills to seek his fortune, and
wrote back to his father that he had
done well, but added: "I will be
homo on Wednesday evening. Meet
me at dark just out of town, aud bring
a blanket or w holo pair of trousers
witl jrc-tL I Invo a hat."
They Wouldn't Fight That Way.
A good story is told of Judge John
Rice, in connection with the late war.
He was a violent secessionist, and, in
a speech urging secession, said: "Why,
the Yankees! If they show fight
wo can whip them with popguns!"
The Yankees did show fight, and with
what result is well known.. A short
time after tho war Judge Rice was
making a speech at the same crossroads
where he had made his boasting speech
before the war. One of the audience
asked him if he was not the same Judge
Rico that spoke there in ld60. "I am,"
he replied. "Well, didn't you say that
we could whip the Yankees with pop-
Suns!" "1 did, and we could have
one it; but, 'cm, they wouldn't
fight us in that way I
Taking Time by the Forelock.
A well-dre3scd lady called at a carpet-warehouse
and asked to look at
some carpets. The goo ts were shown,
every pattern in the shop being spread
out lor examination. Alter looking
at everything about the plucc,aud driv
ing some very clo-o bargtins in the
matter of price, the lady selected a
carpet for each room iu her house,
running up a bill which filled tho
salesman heart with joy; when all
was completed, he asked where the
carpets were to be sent. The lady re
plied without hesitation, that she
would call and let him know. "You
see," sho added, "my husband has just
bought a piece of ground aud talks of
soon building a hou-c ou it. If he
does, you know, I shall want some new
carpets, and then 1 will call and order
A Sea Woudcr. -A
monstrous submarine plant is
growing in the Northern Pacific
Ocean. It is one of the Melano
sperms, and known to botanists as the
Macrocystis Pyritcra, and is said to
dwarf all vegetable products yet
known by its prodigious proportions.
It grows sometimes to such a si.e as
to cover great areas of sea-bed, one
specimen having been discovered that
occupied by measurement three square
miles, while the stem was eight feet
thick. It is difficult to conceive of
such a plant, and to understand how
any adequate system . of . nourishment
can bo maintained through so extend
ed channels. The macrocistis leaves
the famous big trees of California im
measurably behind, making them
seem, indeed, like small reods. It has
an infinite variety, some specimens
being so small as to be visible only
under a powerful microscope. "The
much-talkcd-of wonders of nature are
more wonderful than has ever been
conjectured, as research and science
are daily teaching us. And still it is
fair to presume that we have not yet
crossed tho threshold of the temple of
discovery within which are hidden
marvels that the most active and exu
berant imagination is unable to con
ceive. The realm of poetry is beauti
ful and inspiring; but the world of
fact exceeds it iu everv way, illustra
ting constantly the old idea that truth
is stranger than fiction. Indeed, fic
tion seems, even when most exaggerat
ed, to be little more than tho pale
shadow of truth. . .
Dr. B rim ton in the Contempomf
Review states that tho late Lord Der
by, when translating Homer, was ac
customed to .eat brandied cherries.
One man will eat figs while compos
ing a leading article; another will
suck chocolate cremes : others will
moke c'irnrettos ; - and others sip
brandy mid water. By . these means
they si iimilaio,the lingual and buccal
branches of the fifth nerve, aud thus
reflexly ex.cite their brains.
County Commissioners'1 Proceedings.
REGULAR SESSION. .
Monday, May 3, 1830.
Board mt pursuant te adjournment.
Present James Crawfoord, Samuel
Richardson and Isaac Wiles. Commis
sioners; J. D. Tutt, Clerk.
Minutes of previous meeting read
Ordered that Clerk apply to the cred
it of the levy of 1879, of the poor fund
the collections received from payments
of the poor farm.
Order allowed J. C. Hayes, sup'r of
dist. 46, for 800 feet ef lumber, en Den
nis Dean & CO., and for 25 lbs of spikes
on Hay Bros.
Order allowed Walter Mutz, sup'r of
dist. 20, for 500 feet of lumber on II.
A. Waterman & Son, and 25 lbs spikes
on J. S. Duke. ,
The following claims were then al
lowed on general fund:
J D Tutt, sal. & exp. for April 8 42 48
R W Hyers, b'd'g prisoners " 145 70
" jailiT's fees.. 45 00
Stre'ght & Miller, repairing
jail cots.... 3 50
J P Young, sundries per bill. .. 36 35
J. II. Buttery, coal oil, &c. . . . . 9 20
Insane case, R Mull's, sundry
persons 61 80
Mrs. Kennedy, washing prison- "
ers clothes..'. 2 30
Allowed on poor fund: "
II Boeck, coffin for pauper 19 50
J II Buttery, glass &c poorh'se 8 60
A Drew, team to noor house.. 2 00
Board then adjourned to meet Tues
Tuesday, May 4. 1880.
Board met pursuant to adjournment.
The sum ef $1,961.00 was found du
Bullen & Wise for building bridge
across Weeping Water, and Clerk was
instructed to draw warrant on bride
fund in favor of same for that am't.
Order allowed S. M. Davis.sup'rdist
16. for 100 feet of 1 amber on Water
man & Son.
Order allowed L. Rusterholz. sup'r
dist. 19. for 1600 feet, of lumber
on Cummins A Itichev. and 1 keg of
pikes on J. S. Duke.
On motion of Mr. Wiles, X. Holmes
was appointed sup'r dist. 2. "
The road petitioned for by W. Mur
ray et aU was granted and declared an
On motion of Mr. Richardson, D.i
Draper was appointed Justice. of the
Peace for Plattsmouth Precis t.
Ordered that 'JM.:: Patterson,. Co,
Treasurer, be and he is hereby in
structed te pay D. II. Wheeler & C.
the sum of $155.00 for Insurance on
On motion of Mr. Crawford, Mon
roe Craig was appointed sup'r dist. IS.
The following claims were then al
lowed on poor fund:
Wuthman & Weckbach, mdse.$
James Walaton, for J Bates. . .
F Gerder, coal.
A C Fry, digging pauper grave
Nelson Jean, nursing pauper..
W II Baker sundries as per bill
nenry Hefman, rejected.
R Harrington, " ,
. Claims allowed on general fund:
M MrsEIwain, glazing.. .. CO
G W Covell, attorney's fees... 67 43
R Vivian, rock for jail 9 00
E II Wooley, salary as Sup't. .. 74 10
Wentworth & Crites, printing
Gutbinan & Weckbach, sundr'a
" " rent of
Grand Jury room
A C Fry, moving dirt fr. C II.
Allowed on land road fund:
Jes Fairfield, surveying, Ac. . .
J W Cox, assessing damages. ..
Allowed on bridge Xund :
U V Mathews, nails, &c. . ....
Chase & Co, nails, &o . . . . .
J S Duke, nails, etc
Peter G ruber, building abat
ement for bridge
Dennis Dean &Co, posts, &c.
Official bond of D. S. Draper as Jus
tice ef the Peace, approved.
. On petition of J. W. Jennings et al,
L. C. Stiles was appointed constable of
Plattsmouth City precinct, in place of
M. M. Cnrran. ; -
Order allowed Nick Holmes for 600
feet of lumber on Waterman & Son.
Board adjourned to meet Wednes
day merning. -
Wednesday, May 5, 1880.
Board met pursuant to adjournment.
Present, full beard.
The following claims were then al
lowed on poor fund: v.
J A Hasemeier, med. for pauper$12 00
Smith & Black, " 3 10
truss " " . J 00
Benj Coffin, .coffin," . .15 00
Allowed on general fuud:
Smith & Black, paper, etc.... 5 45
sund's by Sh'ff, 5 85
S Richardson, eerv. as Corn's. . , 13 00
Jas Crawford, " " " ... 11 50
Isaac Wiles. " - . 9 00
Allowed on bridge fund:
G W Fairfied.stak'g out bridge 3 00
The following official bonds were
then approved:- - - ,
Nicholas Holmes, sup'r dist. No. 2.
Levi Rusterholz, - No. 19.
J J Roberts, " . 44 -No. 5.
L C Stiles, constable Plattsmouth city.
Settlement was then had with the
following read supei visors:
Balance due Walter Bates, sup'r ef
dist. 57, $20.25; not allowed for want
of funds. - ,
Due L M Davis, sup'r dist. S0,$30.29;
not allowed for want of funds. '
On motion ef Mr. Crawford, G. F.
Shryder was appointed sup'r dist. 49.
On petition of 8. D. Ellis et al, A. B.
Dickson was appointed sup'r dist. ft.
Order allowed W. B. Aruidd. sup'r
dist. 49, for 1300 feet of lumber oa
Ordered that Thad. Adams, sup'r ef
dist. 22, be authorized te purchase of
Hoover & Ward one road scraper, for
the sum of $9.00.'
Crdered that J. White be in
structed to erect a bridge across Four
Mile Creek, on sec. 271213, at con
Ordered, Whereas the B. & M. rail
road company refused to pay the am't
ef tax levied and assessed against them
for all purposes for the year 1879. by
the County of Cass, without specify
ing the objectionable tax, the Clerk be
instructed te request of Judge Pound,
that in case said R. R. Co. apply. for a
temporary injunction to rtstrsia the
collection of such tax, he require them
to first give the County notice .of such
application, ia order that the County
may be heard before any order be
granted.- . . .
In the matter of the application of
Mrs. Robine, to pay her delinquent
taxes under the law of 1879, page 182,
sec. 2, it is ordered that the Co. Treas
urer bo instructed te receipt to Mrs.
Robine for her taxes in full by she
paying the amount of $40.26. .
Order allowed W. J. Lynch on dist.
40, for 1.000 fet of lumber, on Water
man & Son.
The board then adjourned to meet
the first Monday in June, 1880.
Attest: Jas. Crawford, )
J. D. Tutt, s. Richardsox,
Co. Clerk. Isaac Wiles.
O Dtmv a n roAV V
IIoxou From Europk. It is con
etled on all sides that Dr. Ayer's
'ills are above comparison with oth
r medicines. Uniting the best ele
ments known to the chemist, they are
articularly effective against tho
iiimerous stomachic disorders for
hiYh they are recommended as a
ure. These pills are so mild, yet
marching, that they arc often pre
cribed by doctors who otherwise do
ot favor patent medicines. , Indeed,
vitli the fruits of Dr. Ayer's genius
u the Hhape of Pills, Sarsapaxilla,
c;ue Cure and Cherry Pectoral, one
might with impunity travel through
the ewamps of tropical America, or
follow .Stanley on his travels through
:be interior of Africa. AmsU;rdam
Tieuws van dca Dag.