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The - Herald.
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'PLA.TTSMOtfTH.MAY 13, 1880.
Call foe Republican State Contention.
The Beoublic&n electors of the Stats of Ne
braska are hereby called to send IX-legates
irom tee several Counties to meet in estate con
vention at Columbus, on Wednesday, the loth
day of May, 1880, at 7 'clock p. nu. for the pur
pose of electing six delegates to the Kepubli
cau National Convention to be held at Chicago,
on the 3d day of June next, to Dominate candi
dates for President and Vice-President of the
I'uited States ; and to transact such other bu
siness as may properly com before It.
The several Counties are entitled to repres
entation in State Convention as fol.ews. batted
upon the vote cast in each county for Hon.
mass Cobb forjudge of the- Supreme .Court,
in 1879, giving one delegate to each 150 votes,
and ene for the fraction of 75 votes, also one
delegate at large far each organized County.
Counties. ' Votes D'
... 5C5 5
... 31 1
... 481 4
Adams 1437 11
.... 2752 19
.... ' 256 3
Cedar . .
J e demon..
... 488 4
.... 781 6
... 448 4
... 1453 11
. . 301 3
... 693 6
. 1355 10
; ' 250" 3
. 2tti5 X'J
. 682 5
. 829 7
. 196 2
. 1519 11
. 1645 12
. 471 4
. vm 1(1
. 867 7
, 5W70 17
c 1288 10
. 635 5
It is recommended first, that no proxies be
admitted to the Convention, except nch as are
held by persons residing in the Counties from
which the proxies are given. '
Second, That no Delegate shall represent an
absent member of his delegation, unlexs he be
clotlied with authority from the County .Con
vention, or is in possession of proxies from re
gularly elected delegates.
By order of the .Republican State Central Com
mittee. JAMES V. DAWES, Cll'n.
JAMES DONNELLY, Sec y. ....
Lincoln, Neil, April 8, 180.
Owing to legal notices, (he death of
Squire O'Neill, and othbr matters that
came in late,-the paper vras slightly
delayed this morning. '.'-
Landlord Thorpe, who has taken
the "W. TV. House" in the town of the
same name is just settin' up some good
hash, now-a-days, we tell yeu, and runs
a good hotel, for once in W. W. When
he get's fixed up a little, he will have
as good a stopping' place as there is in
Complaint is made that the readers
of the Herald do not get their papers
promptly at Three Groves. We make
every endeavor to have the paper out
on time always, and we would ask
postmasters and others, handling the
mails, to please be careful and deliver
The Crete Union has a list of papers
in the State headed, "For Blaine,"
44 For Grant," &c, and finally this-heading:;
WAITING FOR THE CAT TO JCJ1P:
Plattsmouth Herald." ' !
This paper was dated May 7th, and,
Bro. Wells, you must either read your
exchanges very carelessly or care less
for the truth than any editor we ever
" buttermilked " with. We have just
been slaughtered in a Blaine cenven
tion for running an anti-BIaine paper,
and we knew how the cat' jumped, if
you don't. By the way, the Curant,
here, waits a cat to keep off rats. Got
We give space to the following
which we have just received from the
Supervisor ef Census for this district:
. , April 30, 1880. .
Ed. Herald: Please call attention
to the following facts in your .paper,
and impress upon the citizens of your
County the necessity for an accurate
collection of all statistical information
required by law, viz: , .
. We want the number of horses, cat
tle, sheep, swine, &c &c, complete.
Every acre of - land under cultiva
tion, and the crop and quantity raised
Manufacturing interests of all kinds,
even though small as yet, should all be
mentioned. . : .
No one is asked by an enumerator of
the U. S. Census to sign his name. Look
out for f rands in June, and don't let
your people be swinled by sharps.
x ours Kespectruiiy. - v - -
Brad. D. Slaughter.
Clap-trap MacMurphy, boasting of
vanquishing, the Omaha Herald, in a
controversy, reminds us of the story of
Jack, the Giant Killer. He says wo
need all the brains wo have, which is
always the case whenever a com pe teat
printer,: wishing to do business on
business principles, comes into compe
tition with " rats." Ceurant.
. This is the paper which has' the
"Senior" and "Junior," wo believe.
Yes, the above is a composite produc
tion ; any one can ' tell that. Clap
trap1 MaeMurphy." Lawyers know
Test just' what "clap-trap" is worth;
that sentence down to "killei" probab
ly comes from the "Junior."
He sees "rats,' does he? That must
be the old man. the "Senior." Get Jon
athan Wise to send you a cat, that'll
Wo did not say you would "need all
the brains you have," (you will need
more) but ; yeu would need 'them in
front -in the frontal cavity- of your
occiput, aot below the os-sternum.
The result in Illinois, so far, is thus
given in Tuesday's Chicago Times:
"Sventy-four counties have elected
554 delegates, of whom 247 are stated
to be for Grant, 188 for Blaine and 119
for Washburn. Cook County ia includ
ed in this statement, and Mr. Wash
burn is credited with the whole ninety
two delegates elected on . the Blaine
ahd .Washbume tickets. : Outside of
Cook county, on Saturday, eighteen IN
linois counties elected 64 Grant, 10
Blaine-and 15 Washbume delegates;
In the nineteen counties, then, which
held their primaries or conventions
gates. Mr. Blaine got 87 and Mr. Wash
bnrne got 80. In other word, against
General Grant's 120 delegates, 117 del
egates' were elected for Blaine and
. v iunuume cwmuineu i-ciuk '""jw
ity of -three for General Grant over
alL - "
A dispatch frem General Logan re
ceived in this cltv late Saturday night,
after stating the result of the Cook
county primaries, said: "The State,
outside Chjcae, stands. Grant 277,
Blaine 153, Wasbburue 9." Omaha
JtepubUcaar - - - " -
Fred, Let's Shake.
It will be remembered that Mr. Nye
of the Omaha News, made sone re
marks about being the agent of the
Utes once, and called the 2few York
Sun a "Republican paper." We took
him to task for this and he said it was
all a joke. We believe it norr we've
got posted in jokes ; we recognize them
lately, better than we used to. We
also promised to laugh at Fred's
Blaine boom. Our time to laugh (that
is, his and eurs) has come. Fred ran
a desperately strong Blaine paper and
"Rosey"got away with the baggage,
Fred getting one vote to go to Colum
bus in what they both call a Blaine
Convention. -' -
We ran a moderate anti-BIaine pa
per, carried our own ward solid and
wont to the County Convention as a
candidate for Columbus also. We got
49 votes out of 109 in a convention
that finally elected a solid Blaine dele-
gatjpn to Columbus; but our 49 votes.
didn't do us any more good in getting
there than Fred's oe, so wo are even
nly we have the laugh on our side,
rather. Wo propose now, Mr. Nye, to
shako-, 'and adopt your motto, " It's all
a'joke.'" You didn't run a Blaine
boom and we didn't run any "anti
BIaine paper. We never were candi
dates any more- than you wanted the
Ute agency. We wouldn't go lo Co
lumbus if they asked us, would we,
Nye? We've been joking all the
time. The Sun is a Republican paper,
and we were only in fun all the time.
At W, W.
We could not help noticing the
growth of Weeping Water during our
late visit there. Convention day.. The
Railroad surveys there, whether they
mean business at once or not, have al
ready had their effect on the town, and
new-comers are dropping in every day.'
A large corps of surveyors, with their
accoutrement, tents and horses,-have
been camped right in the village all
the spring; they have run a number of
lines (mostly bringing up in Frank
Wolcott's orchard), and finally settled
on one, we believe, and the people feel
confident of hearing the whistle shriek
before snow. flies. In .fact, when we
heard . the voice ef the Secretary call
ing the roll, and we had only 49 votes,
whereas we wanted 50, we thought we
smelled the smoke of a future engine
then, and heard the sizzing of the steam
as the conductor shouted: "All aboard
for Plattsmouth ; Convention's over,
and all .you .Grant men want to get
aboard at once!"
TnK State Tournament at Nebraska
City, this week, was the best attended
of any yet held. A very fine body of
men represent the . various shooting
clubs' in the State. All passed off fine
ly, and the enjoyment of the boys was
immense; the only drawback being the
weather hot, dusty and windy.
: Lincoln won the Plattsmouth "State
Cup." Bogardus and his son were
there aud did some excellent shooting.
Many visitors from all over the State
The Plattsmouth team were Smith,
Jones, Livingston and Straight in the
State Cup shoot; but Chapman, Long,
gnew, Mathews, and all the boys took
a hand at glass balls and other match
es. L.act or space prevents a more ex
tended notice now. '
Or the Counties holding nomina
tives last week that we have seen the
result, Lancaster gives Grant dele
gates; Otoe, Blaine; Nemaha, Grant;
York, Grant; Seward, Grant; leaving
at present a majority for Graut.
- Two Little Ones Gone.
On Monday of this week occurred
the sad death of two children of Mr.
and Mrs. Carrigan within a'few hours
ef each other. John, the oldest, aged
about 8, at 1 o'clock, and Eddie, aged 3,
at 5. The oldest had been suffering for
some time with lung difficulties, and
the other, with the remaining children
of the family four in number, with
measles, ' ani afterward whooping
cough, his constitution being unable to
bear the continued strain of both.' The
baby now lies very ill with whooping
cough, and fears are entertained that
it too may not recover. The funeral of
the two little boys took place Tuesday
morning. The fainiiy has been sadly
afflicted this winter, the father having
been seriously " ill of lung fever, and
all the children with whooping cough
and measles, which in these two cases
has proveu fatal.
The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy
Railroad Company will commence on
May 1,1880, and continue during the
season, the salt of first-class excursion
tickets from Chicago aud local points
to Denver, Colorado Springs and Pu
eblo, by six different routes. These
tickets will be good going west within
fifteen days from date of sale, and to
return until Oct. 31st following. Pull
man palace cars are run by this com
pany from Chicago to" Council Bluffs,
Topeka and Kansas City, forming a
line with but one change ef cars to
Denver and Pueblo. Dining cars are
attached to all through trains, in which
meals can be obtained at the reasona
ble price of seventy-five cents.
. There has been another death in our
vicinity ,that of A i s. Hopkins, was bur
ied last Wednesday, at Stove Creek,
Dr. Kenaston, officiating. She had not
been in our neighborhood long, but
was well liked by those who got ac
quainted with her.
Luella was well pleased with the
olid Blaine delegation elected at
Weeping Water. We were some
amused at the. tender feelings of our
Grant friends, about putting Blaine
"brass collars" on Blaine delegates.
As they weie not so tender hearted
ahont putting Grant collars on Blaine
and Grant delegates in Pennsylvania
New York and other places, that
was a different kind of brass, we pre
sume and sliined in the right direction
Personally we would be glad to have
supported the editor of the Herald
for a delegate, but politically be hap
pens to be in the wrong pew.
Our very special school meeting
came off Saturday night and lasted un
til the wee snia' hours ol the Sabbath.
There were no lives lest, but there was
some very queer legislating done, that
laid our late session at Lincoln in the
shade. ' Adirondack.
One of those beautiful little episodes
that mark the boundary lines along the
pathway of life occurred on Chicagq
Avenue, Wednesday eveningMay 12,
1880. We allude to the celebration of
the Golden Wedding, or 50th Anniver
sary of Mr. arid Mrs. T'.'j'. Todd.
A few old friends, with their chil
dren gathered together to celebrate
this event, and they all bear witness
that the happy couple looked "most
as good as uew" and seemed to bid fair
for another half century of wedded
bliss if nothing more serious happens
to them in the last half than has here
-Fifty vears. just think of it. not . far
from that time Fulton was "settin
round the fire watching the tea-kettle
and trvintr to hatch out a steamboat
that would run up the Hudson. The
telecraph was almost practically un
known, the lines being" short indeed
tnat were in operation and the instru
ments very imperfect by the side of
those of today. Railroads were like an
gels" visits, few and far between. The
great newspapers of the country could
be counted on the fingers of one hand
and the total number in the U. S. was
low down in the hundreds instead of
way up in the, thousands a3 at present.
This great and wonderful West,
where Uncle Todd and wife now rest
so happily, was "The Great American
Desert." California was an unknown
land, the Rocky Mountains a huge bug
bear of inaccessible and frightful pre
cipices, where the lion roarea ana tno
whnngdoodle was supposed to mourn
for its young, and the whole North
west was yet a "Territory." To-day
our friends have lived to see a vast
coterie of states, the richest in the
entire Union. carved out of
this territory, the UP. binding with
an iron band the West to the East, and
Nebraska, the land of their adoption.
almost flowing with milk and honey
May many happy days greet them yet
in their newest and latest home in the
The Rev. Mr. Mullis made a short
address with prayer and was followed
by Mr. D. H. Wheeler, who with a few
appropriate remarks presented the
gifts brought by the various friends.
Among them were a handsome butter
dish, from Hon. D. n. Wheeler and
wife; gold lined spoon holder, from C.
II. Parmele & Wife; pair of gold spec
tacles, Messrs. G. S. Smith, Marshall,
Sage and MacMurphy and their wives;
a beautiful anniversary card hand
somely framed, gold ring, bouquet
holder, shirt studs,- sleeve buttons,
breastpin and an' easy ' chair from
members of the family. Mr. and Mis.
Todd smiled their thanks, seated be
neath the evergreen and white blos
som arch from which was suspended
the typical marriage bell, and Mr. Todd
responded in a few appropriate words;
refreshments - .were served and the
pleasant party separated with many
cordial wishes for future prosperity
on both sides. .
The following list is a pretty cor
rect statement of the results of the
various conventions throughout - the
state as far as they have been held:
Kill mors ...
Cass County Republican Convention.
The Republican County Convention
of Cass County met at Weeping Wa
ter, May 8th, in pursuance to a call
of the Central Committee. The Con
vention was called.t6 order by Geo. S.
Smith, Chairman County Central Com
mittee. Captain Isaac , Wiles was
chosen temporary chairman, and J. A.
On motion of D. H. Wheeler a com
mittee of ; five was appointed on ere
dentials, as follows, viz: D. II. Whee
fer, O. Teft, M. I: 'Butler, John Mur
fin and Stephen .Orton.
On motion of .II. . M. Bushnell the
chair appointed a committee of tbreo
on permanent organization, as follows,
viz:. II.. M. Bushnell, Samuel Rector
and J. B. Thornton.
The Convention then took a recess
till 1 o'clock.
After dinner, the Convention being
called to order, D. H. Wheeler read the
report of the Committee on Creden
tials, showing the following-named
delegates entitled to seats in the Con
vention, viz: . i : .
First Ward D. II. Wheeler, J. W
Jennings, A. Schlegel, J. A. MacMur
phy and D. A. Campbell, proxy for E.
Second Ward Geo. S. Smith, J. W.
Johnson, J. B. Strode, Geo. W. Fair
field and W. II. Newell, proxy for M.
Third Ward -S. M. Chapman, M. B.
Murphy, Robert Donnelly, II. E. Pal
mer and J. E. Morrison.
Fourth Ward L. C. Stiles, E. II.
Sagr, H!53l. Bushnell and L. C. Stiles,
proxy for Frank Carruth.
Plattsmouth Precinct Isaac Wiles,
A. B.Todd, J. C. Eikenberry, Htnry
Eikenberry, Wm. R. Murray, Thomas
Wiles, Jr., and Isaac Wiles, proxy for
S. L. Thomas. ,
Rock Bluffs William Lloyd. W. H.
Royal, Thomas Holmes, W. J. Hesser,
William Morrow, Ben Drost, Ander
son Root, George Berger, Enes Berger,
A. L. Hoot and Wm. Jenkins.
Liberty S. M. Kirkpatrick, S. L.
Cannon,. J. F. Buck, G. LaRue, J.
Lynn, James Irvine, John Murfiir and
Henry Taylor one absent and dele
gates present to cast full vote of -the
precinct. ,, , .
Avoca J. W. Cox, S. Ai-Davis, J.
W. Davis, O. .Teft and D. E. Trumbull.
Mount Pleasant Samuel Rector,
Jehu Coppel, C. A. Webster,' J. M: Car
ter and W. J. Carter. !
Eight Mile Grove J. F. Polk, M. D.
Polk, Samnel Parker, John Ilenning
and J, H, becker. .
Louisville J. Y. Glover, A. B. Fox,
B. G. Hoover, D D. Martindale, W.
Cutforth. Capt.; Howell and B. G.
Hoover, proxy for J. T. A.. Hoover.
Center Precinct G. M. Flowers,
Peter Coon, William Carlisle, R. G
Gordon. J. M. Woodford and Simeon
WeeDinsr Water B. C. Yeomans, J,
M. Beardsley, S. W: Beardsley; j'l W
Thomas, M. M. Butler, A. A. Barden,
Timothy Clark. C. C. HadselJ. D. D.
Johnson and D. C. Flemming- .
Stono Creek A. B. Dickson, Cyrus
Alton. G. W. Hilton, C. D. Kuntz. N.
It. Hobbs,Jr., and D. C. Clapp."
Elmwood Stephen Orton, Joe Mc-
Caig, r. D. Look, T. P. McCarthy, S.
C. Ilolden arid George Hamilton.
Tipton II. Wolph. S. M. Prouty, J,
M. Cramer and A. A. Laverty.
Greenwood J. B. Thornton, J. W.
To!and, Andrew Christiansen, R. Dem-
arary aad I. N. Wolph.
South Bend -No Credentials.
Salt Creek H. D. Root, with four
II. M. Bushnell then read the report
of the Committee on Permanent Or
ganization, as follows, to-wit: For
Chairman, II. D. Root, of Salt Creek;
Secretary, J. B. Strode, of Plattsmouth
On motion of M. M. Butler the Con
vention then proceeded to ballot for
ten delegates to represen Cass county
in the State Convention, to be held at
Columbus. May 19th, 1880.
On motion of G. W. Fairfield the
Chair appointed two sets of tellers, as
follows, to-wit: Joe McCaig and Dr.
Hobbs. Er. Butler and II. M. Bush
" On motion of George S. Smith, the
vote was taken by a call of the pre
Nominations being in order, twenty
one candidates were placed in nomi
nation, the two ballots resulting as
follows (those elected on the first bal
lot marked with a ; those elected on
the second with a f); 109 votes were
cast, making 55 necessary to a choice:
J. A. MacMurphy 46 49
D. D. Johnson 37 30
J. K. Polk 52 61
B. Drost 23
Dr. A. Root ..32
H. M Bushnell 24
Joseph McCain 62
Isaac Wiles 5s
N. K. Hoblw. ..63
J. M Cramer CA
O. Teft K
H. E. Palmer 39
J. V. Glover 49 20
George S. Smith , 3u
M. B Murnhy 24 1
A. B.ToUd. 27
H. G. Race go
T. Clark 32
James Hall. J5
Samuel Canuou... 7
Juitee Wulpu 9
Dr. Kennaston 9
Lawson Sheldon.. l
H. D. Root 6
S. M. Kirkpatrick 9
S. M. Chapman
xne lonowing eignt persens were
elected on the first ballot, viz: J. W.
Johnson, John Murfin, Joseph McCaig,
Isaac Wiles, N. R. Hobb Jr., J. M,
Cramer, Hon. O. Teft and II. G. Race.
On motion, the foregoing eight dele
gates were declared ' the unanimous
choice of the Convention.
The second ballot was then taken
for the remaining two delegates,
which resulted in the election of J. F,
Polk and H. E. Palmer. :
- The following resolution was read
by J. E. Morrison and its adoption
moved, with second, to-wit:
jtesoivea, mat James u. nlaine is
the first choice of the Republicans of
Cass countv for President.
After an animated discussion, in
wnicn several sneakers saia tney re
garded the resolution as equivalent to
instructions, and among them Blaine
men who opposed instructions, and it
boiug apparent that the delegates
elected were solid for Blaine, the reso
lution was considered unnecessary,
and, on motion, was laid on the table,
Convention adjourned at 3 o'clock
H. D. Root, Chairman.
J. B. Strode, Secretary.
WeepiHg Water Notes.
It is now two weeks since my last
letter to you. We have had some rain
since then, but not sumcient to do
A mere mention of all our W. W,
business nouses will occupy a space
this week, viz: Reed Bros, and Fletn
ing & Race, dry goods, groceries, and a
very large stock of general merchan
dise; Woods Bros, and Chase & Beards
ley, hardware; C. Thorngate and Chase
& Beardsley, furniture and coffins; P.
8. Barnes and A. L. Marshall, drug
gists ;Gus Barry, harness maker; Sam.
Ripley, meat market; Barnes & Par
kins, implements and machinery ; A L
Ha wley, jeweler; D.T.Dudley, Tem
perance billiard hall; Misses Bates,
dressmakers, milliners and hairdress
ers; Mrs. A. Joseph, dressmaker and
milliner; Misses Calkins, dressmakers
and milliners; A. L,. Marshall, news
dealer and stationer; Mr. Reeves, Geo.
Lambing and D. E. Jones, blacksmiths ;
T. Bull and Mr. Russell, wagon mak
ers, J. Marshall & Son, boot and shoe
making and repaiiing; A.J. McDon
ald, restaurant; P. Thorp, prop'r W W
hotel; Jwhnson Bros,, pumps and wind
mills, and Insurance agents; Physici
ans and suryeoua J. W. Thomas, M.
M.Butler, W. I). Gibbon, W. Myers;
Ministers Congregational, J B Chase;
Methodist, P.S.Mather; High School
teachers Principal, George Ashmun;
Intermediate, Miss Calkins; Primary,
Miss Ida V. Thorngate; Painters De
Russy and Biossmer.
(Jeo. .Mitcheil is in town canvassing
for "Anderson ville," a book needed by
all, citizens ai.d soldiers. Examine his
book and be satisfied it is a work of
value; then subscribe.
At Plattsmouth, on Sunday, May 8,
at 2 p. in., by Rev. J. T. Baird. at the
residence of Mr. C. P. Smith, Mr. J. T.
Marshall and Miss L. Medella Smith,
both of Cass County, were married,
and immediately thereafter were made
happy and smiling by the congratula
tions of the numerous friends and rel
atives who' were present. A bountiful
repast was then partaken of, and a
general enjoyment was manifest. Tl e
caies were just splendid; the bride's
cake in its appearance and flavor was
a triumph of culinary skill.
Those twin boys of Alf's were there
too. Alf said they were bound to go,
just to see those pretty twin sistersi
they think considerable of them,' they
do. '?' - V -
- Then, those presents to the bride and
groom were splendid. They honored
your humble friend -Trixy" with a
special invitation to see those presents
to-day. Altogether they were a gor
geons'array. I presume there must
have been several hundred of them.
There was. almost everything needed
by a young couple making their debut
into married life,' from a box of blue
to an armchair, and a bottle of Mrs.
rW's soothing syrup.
Mr. M. B. Smith, of Columbus, Miss,
sent them one dozen silver knives and
forks, pickle fork, sugar spoon andbut-
rer knife ; C. P. Smith, glass fruit dish ;
Mr3. JS Gregory, a large quantity of
table linen, towels, etc; Mrs. Geo. W.
Fairfield, a beautiful zephyr tidy; L.
A. Moore, beautiful green-house flow
ers for the table, and numerous other
presents from friends in Plattsra-uth.
Their W. W, friends prepared a pleas
ant surprise by loading two common
dining tables with presents: Mr. and
Mrs. .1. Marshall, silver-plated tea-pot,
sett table knives and forks, aud other
presents; and they were so remember
ed by all relatives and friends here
that they had also a full set ef glass
ware, glass pitchers, tumblers, goblets.
sauce dishes, fruit dishes, cake stands,
etc., all necessary requisites for twin
babies; toilet goods, parlor ornaments
and household necessaries.
The cake was generously and impar
tially distributed by the biiues pa
rents, and a liberal supply of cake and
cards was sent to the Plattsmouth P,
O. for distribution among menus in
I will close with compliments to the
hapny pair. May they celebrate this
occasion annually; may their affection
and love increase continually, and may
peace and prosperity, happiness and
contentment remain Willi them per
I will leave Convention matters for
"Curious," since he has commenced the
Our Temperance Column.
KDITED BT TUB WOMAN'S CHRISTIAJT
'Por God, aud Home, aud Native Land.".
The Public Library
Is now kept in the office of Will S
lse, and will be open for the loaning
and exchange of books every Wednes
day and Saturday afternoon, from 1 to
3 o'clock, and on Saturday evenings,
from 7 to 9. 44tf
Banger of "Lighter Drinks."
The late report of the general agent
of the Rhode Island State Temperance
Union, under the head of "Dangerous
Beverages," says: "The increasing sale
of what are termed 'the lighter drinks'
portends untoli evil to our people.
lneuseot.tne strong liquors is inev
itably connected with drunkenness,
vice, pauperism, degradation, and
crime in tue minus ot both old and
young. They recognize such danger in
their use as to repel the temptation to
any indulgence in them, so far as the
younger portion are concerned, unless
an appetite has been previously form
ed. The greatest danger lies in the use
of drinks which create the appetite; or
that develops what is termed a 'hered
itary appetite.' Can we ascertain this
important truth? Fortunately we are
not left to grope in the dark here. Fer
mented liquors of all kinds are the
kindling-wood which fires the drunk
ard's life. The necessity of abstaining
from these cannot be overstated.' Let
parents remtmbwr' that in the use of
cider, domestic wine, ale, lager beer or
any other fermented liquor, there is of
necessity danger to their offspring.
Total abstinence is the demand of the
hour. Beware, beware of fermented
Drinking for Health.
In 18C4, the venerable surgeon of
Nottingham, England, Dr. Higgiubot
tom, published a resume of his experi
ence, 'in which he says: "For about
thirty years I have not once prescrib
ed alcohol as a medicine; so that I have
now tried both ways, with and with
out alcohol; and 1 am now fully of
opinion that a more dishonest or cruel
act cannot be inflicted on a patient
than to prescribe or order alcohol as a
medicine. So strongly am I convinced
that I should consider myself criminal
if I again recommend alcohol, either
as food or medicine. During my long
practice, i nave not Known or seen a
single disease cured by alcohol; on the
contrary, it is the most fertile produ
cer of disease, and may be considered
the bane of medicine and the seed of
disease. It is destitute of any medicin
al principle, implanted by the Creator
in genuine medicines. I have found
acute diseases sooner cureJ without al
conoi, ana enronic mucn more man
ageable. I haye never seen a patient
or any person . injured by leaving off
alcoholic fluids at once. I should as
soon expect, as Dr. Scoit has said, kill
ing a Jiorse by leaving of the whip an J
spur. a ;
Dr. L. M. Bennet. M. R. C. S., says:
From all ihe observation and experi
ence 1 have had for a period of thirty
years,' I have come to this conclusion
that intoxicating drinks in any quan
tity, however small, are u-.necessary
tomaintain health; that they are nei
ther necessary, nor desirable to sup
port the frame under excitement, nor
to recruit when exhausted; that when
a necessity exists for the use of a stim
ulant in the treatment of disease, a
safer, more certain, and effectual sub
stitute can be found; that the mortal
ity in disease will always be in in pro
portion to the amount of alcohol used
in the treatrneut, and that the entire
disuse of it as a medicine would prove
highly beneficial to mankind."
Brother (jardner'ti Figure?.
The spelling is not according to the
dictionary, but the moral of this arith
metic is first rate:
"Dis maw n in" ez I war walkin' out
mong de sunflowers in de back yard,"
began brother Gardner;' at the last
meeting of the Lime Kiln Club, Mis
ser Darius Green, de white man. come
'long, an' dere war a powerful sad look
on his face, ez he leaned ober de fence
am' said: Misser Gardner, dis sufferin
hez got to come to a cease!" . .
"Hez you got de shakes an' chills?"
"Wuss dan dat, Misser Gardner, 1'ze
workin' de long week for ten shilin'a
a day, an' whar de money goes I can't
teil.'De ole woman wants new clothes,
de chillin want dis an' dat, de rent
runs behiu', an' I'ze gittin'.desperiU" -
t'Shoo, now! but let's make some fig
gers on de fence," I tole him. 'Now,
dein you chew teibacker?"
"Yes, I chew 'bout ten cents' worf a
"Dat's seventj- cents a week. An
you drink lager?"
"Well, ob course, I drink a glass now
an' den may be fifteen glasses a week."
"Dat's seventy-five cents moah, sah.
What d'ye do on Sundays?" '
"O, go up to de beer garden."
"An' you spen' a dollar at least?"
"I guess so maybe two of 'em."
"Say twelve shilling's,1 an' dat makes
two dollars an' ninety-five cents per
week. I reckon you f row away at least
free dollars ebery week, sah."
"Frow it away?" ,
"Yes, sah, dat money would pay your
rent an' buy your flour." :
v "But a fellow must have some comfort."
"De same, sah. De greatest comfort
in de werld am to see de rent paid up,
de family dressed up, de table loaded
down, an de ole woman able to go to
church. You frow away free dollars
ebery week, sail, an' den go round
cussin de times, de wedder.an de man
who hez saved his money."
Gem'len, dat white man called me an
ole black fool, and a dog-stealer, but
dat didn't alter de case a bit. He is
frowin' away one-third of his weekly
wages, an den blowin roun' dat he's
gettin desperit an"ready to head
riot. Doan let me heah any member o
dis club spinnin' dat yarn, kase if he
does, dar's gwine to be a committee of
investigashun, an'dat committee won't
whitewash wurf a cent. Detroit Free
Press. --.', .
The Cause of Loudon Fogg.
Dr. Frmkland Ins 1 ii-lv cono'inled
an invesiig lion int .i'ik; .-a ; of tho
pei'sicncy an I n-riialiiiu' o "..-irautcr of
the fogs which aiilict llie lirre towns
of England, a subject which is rather
opportune just now. Til lps are not
always a sign of d tin (mess, as they oc
cur in comparatively dry air. " Dr.
Franklaml has asncriainel that" tit; ir
persistency. in a dry. medium indue to
a coating of coal oil derived from coal
6mokc,upon the surfarc of the inimuo
particles of water which compose fog,
the oleaginous coating eff-ctifally p.v
venting the evaporation of the water.
The oleaginous liquids are discharged
into the atmosphere in large qtiami-
tics during the coiiibus' ion of bit i mi
nous coal in tires. Dr. Fm.iUluil
therefore conclude that by the sub
stitution of smokeless coal, coke or
gas, for bituminous coal, town fog
wrou Id cease. -This would bo a con
summation devoutly to be: wisVid ;
but considering the vested interests
which are couccrue I in the .stippl y iiiir
and using of bituminous coals! anl ih-j
national prefereucu for ' blazing tirc,
the reformation is just as likely i.
come from the adoption of sonic of t!;e
as yet undiscovered nii'ans of l etting.
But much might be done if tho gai
companies were more enterprising.
Apart from the inconvenience, it is
waste of money to le using costly il
luminating gas for boating when a gaj
equally eflectivc for that purpose, but
far cheaper, could be obtained. Nor
would it be requisite to havo a double
6et of mains, as there arc several meth
ods by which such'gas could be ren
dered illuminating at a cheap ratc
-The Architect. .
The 6tory is told at Williamsport.
Pa., of a young man who went to Ibo
Black 1 1 1 1 1 3 to sock Ins fortune, and
wrote back to his father that lie had
dono well, but added: "I will be
home on Wednesday evening. Meet
ne at dark just out of (owii,mkI bring
a blanket or wiioie pair ot liouerj
with you. I havo a hai." ; ;
nnn Tapl3Sto-.. 3 Set. Reels, 2 Knee Swells,
U il U ill! U5loI,
Book, only Pianos, Stool
Cover. liook $210 to .1)0. Ilitiftrated Cata
logue Free. Address Daniel F.
Hilton, iM. J.
BEST MADE: Warranted Six
PIANOS, Stool, and ('over,
ORGANS. $15, 50. .jXK). $75. upwar
Catalogue free. AGENTS WANTED. Second-
Hand INSTRUMENTS at BARGAINS. Hoit-a-k
W.vtkrs & Co., 2G Broadway. N. Y.
ON 30 DAYS TRIAL
We will send our Ei.kctko-Voi.taic Bki.ts
mid other Electric.:ipilianeos umm trial for 30
days to those mireriu(- from Nervous Debility,
R lieu mat ism. Paralysis or any disease of the
Liver or Kidney, aud many other diseases, A
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XA1C BELT CO. . Marshall, Alichit;an.
Dr. Lascelle's English Ileniedj,
pjipn I unlike the n.iauy so-called prcpara
I 1 1 0 i tions for this disorder whieh only re
lieve while uxctl by the patient, i i res i-kk-mank.nti.y
! and has been endorsed in this
respect for the past a) year by the leading
medical authorities in Europe. NO CIIAKCK
made to give it a fair test, as DR. LASCELLES
undertakes to fend eacli suffering applicant a
FKKE package on their forwarding name and
Post Ollice address to his Sole Agents for the
V. S. and Canada. Mei-uin. SLOCLM & CO., No.
4 Cellar St., New York.
MALT AND HOPS'
is no Rreater BLOOD-Pt'ltiFYiNO
Li fk Giviko Pkitipi.k in ih
world of medicine than MALT lUTTERS. pre
pared by the MALT BITTERS COMPANY
from unfermented- Malt and Umm. It is a Per
fect Kouovatercf feeble aud exhausted coua'i-
tutions It enriches the blood, solidifies the
boues. hardens the muscles, quiets the nerves,
perfects digestion, cheers the mind, and vital
lze with new life every fluid ol the bod v. It is
to, because it strikes at the root of all debility
KNFEKBLEO. OICiESTtON and IMPOV-
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All Indorse It.
Tho Recorder. Americm. Ga.. say : "Clerk.
Senators, ltepresenlativen. Doctors, Lawyers,
Citizens. In public ami private life, are testify
ing by the thousands, and over Ihfirown sig
natures, that a remedy lias been lounil tor
Krigbt's liseae of the Kidneys and for Dia
betes : tliese are respeeiively known hh War
ner' Safe Klcinev ami l.iver Cnre-iind Warner's
Safe Diabetes Cure." tu
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MANUFACTURERS OF THK
: ani CHARTER OAK
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that experience In their manufacture can su
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Hand Mower Sizes, from 8 to is inches.
rny and Horse Sizes, 21. 2 and 3D Inches.
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A. L. MARSHALL,
' I.ALEK IN .
Chemicals, Dye Stuff's, Toilet Articles,
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D. M. Ferry's Uarleii Seeds
NEWSPAPERS, PERIODICALS. P.OOKS,
and a large and welt-selected aor!iuent f
Confectionery, Nuts, Cigars and Tobaccos.
WEEPING WAT Eli,
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anl:wMc lllnislm -HBet
Ladies ; slides good - - 85
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lllS. -COlFc g'SMMl - 1
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Straw-liats5 mests, boys JL
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OMAHA PRICES !
we propose to compete with Chicago. Give us a show
"before buying; goods at another place.
l i -'i&jLmjBs: Maws.
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GREATER UARGAINS THAN EVEI.
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We show the largest and best (--elected stock ol'
B5ry ddds5 JSJotioiis, Df sDiMiajs
(Keats' jFarnisSaisaa- KD4dS;,
23Soots9 Slides, Mats, (Daps,
and Millinery (Kolls,
WET OF GaWAQO r
'WE ARE GIVING
Real Genuine Bargains!
This Season in every department.
We will ITOuplieate and HDis-
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liy TL per eent.
Call at the Philadelphia Store, make your Purchases,
ana you will
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A specialty. Al a fuM class
-Piano & Organ Finisher.
J 6Voiild say to the people f Plallmunith
that I fully
U'AIiltAXT ALL fOXTllACTS.
A share of the patronaK1' is xolicited. Orders
will receive prompt atieuli in.
4siii0 J. I.. Cl'.VNINO HAM.
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If a rnrss Ma n 11 f net a ins,
and all khids of harness stock, constantly on
" .: hand.
Repairing of all Kinds !
NEATL Y DONE o:r SHORT NOTICE
new: harness i
TURNED OUT IN SHORT ORDER,
And Satisfaction (J uarantml.
t'-y-'Remeiiihcr the place.- Opposite Ifenrv
P.oeck's Furniture Store, on Lower .Main Street,
21-lv 4 8TREIQIIT & MILLER.
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