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PLATTSMOUTII, JULY 1, 1880.
National Rsmlcaii Ticket !
JAMES A. GARFIELD,
CHESTER A. ARTHUR,
or New York.
A Bis.uakk rribune comes to hand
with glowing accounts of far-famed
A fikk in the Metropolitan Hotel,
Lincoln, last week did soma damage,
but was squelched.
The Omaha Schowl board is reliey
ing the City Council now, in affording
the people amusement.
Michael, me boy, yu'H have to
take the Rep. part of your record off
this fall and let the Bern, stand.
Wikkieli) Scott is not a lucky name
in American politics. It was beaten
in 1832, and adding Hancock to jt in
1880 does not insure its success.
Dr. II. Y. Tanner, of Milwaukee
began on the 28th inst., the feat of at
tempting to. fast forty consecutive
days, under the supervision of six phy
sicians. Some of our folks wanted a "strong
man." They're got him. Garfield can
throw ;t barrel of flour in an army
wagon as easy as most f us a peck of
Haknum is said to have secured a
great horse, twenty hands and one
inch er eighty-one inches high. He
comes from Ohio and is said to b the
largest horse known.
The Ashland Reporter becomes a
Republican Newspaper, under the
management of L. J. Pickett, the ubi
quitous. Thus one by one the Green
back roses of Newspaperdom do fall.
The democrats are so tickled and
astonished at having once nominated
a man of good character and honor
able surroundings that they jump at
once to the conclusion that everybody's
going to vote for their candidate.
Another big steamer accident an
the 28th. The Sea Wauhauka, which
plies between New Yrk and Itoslyn,
L. I., exploded in the Engine room and
set the middle of the vessel afire.
About 500 were aboard of whom fifty
were lost either b' drowning or burn
ing. Among tha passengers wereChas.
A. Dana, of the Sun, several publish
ers of Harper, and other prominent
men, going to their homes ; all of whom
An outrageous murder occurred at
Tecumseh, last Friday. An old man,
named Parker, improved the occasion
of the Democratic ratification to get
rather full and abused several parties,
finally cutting the head of one with
his cane. A few hours later Bloom,
the party struck, with some friends
attacked Parker: his son about 17, at
tempted to rescue him, but was so
badly kicked and pounded that he died
the next morning. The father also is
in a very critical situation from inju
Mr. A. A. I'kaix, whose wood chi t
ing is well known in St. Louis and
who cut the head of Shakespeare and
the other carvings in one of the the
atres, has just received the contract
for making all the carvings for the
new upera house in Indianapolis, which
is being built by Mr. English, the nom
inee for the vice-presidency. People
in the West are so apt to send to the
East for anything they want in any
department of art work that we are
glad t hear of an order coming West.
St. Louis Republican.
That's right, Al, practice away on
those fellows, and when we get ready
to build au epera house and run "Tr
the presidency you'll lie able to do
some strong work fer us.
The democratic party of Platts
rnouth held what they call a ratifica
tion meeting last Friday evening. On
Thursday, when the nominations were
announced, they ran out the cannon
and fired a number of times. On Fri
day evening they occupied Fitzgerald
Hall, where 13ro. Crites presided and
opened the meeting. Mr. Hartigan
followed with a speech far Hancock,
lie said he was a republican generally,
but being a neighbor of Mr. IPs he
must vote for him. Gen. Livingston
followed by saying he did not know
how to make a democratic speech, Wilt
predicted the downfall f the republi
can party, and the meeting taking his
word for it adjourned sine die. It was
noticeable that nothing was said by
democrats or anti-republican speakers
abeut "the great principles of the dem
ocratic party," but all on men. They
liked Hancock and were going to vote
tor him, that was all there was of it.
Nothing of his views on finance, tariff,
administration, reform, economy, of
anything only he was a soldier that
helped put down n democratic rebellion
and they would make him President
for this. The inconsistency of the po
sition has i.ot struck thm vet, hut it
will in a few weeks when the republi
can campaign is developed. It is not
Hancock we are fighting but the dem
ocratic party, its principles. ii ivcoi U
its past and its preseut, and on that
issue we shall surely viu.
The Two Tickets.
The happiest set of democrats ever
seen in Nebraska, are those about Lin
coln at present. It is one continual
hand-shaking and rejoicing. Hancock
appears to suit every bod', and. indeed,
why should he not? Lincoln Demo
crat. "I remember that it is not the bil
lows, but the calm level of the sea
from which all heights and depths are
measured; when the storm has passed,
and the hour of calm settles on the
Ocean, when the sunlight bathes its
smooth surface, then the Astronomer
and Surveyor takes the level from
which he measures all terrestrial
heights and depths.
Gentlemea of the Convention, your
preseRt temper may not mark the
healthful pulse of our jycople, w lien our
enthusiasm has passed, when the emo
tions of the hour have subsided, we
shall find that calm of public opinion
below the storm, from which the
thoughts of a mighty people must be
measured, ami by which their f nal ac
tion will be determined.
Not here in this brilliant circle
where 75G enthusiastic delegates are
waiting eager to cast their votes
but by four million of Republican fire
sides, where the thoughtful voter, with
wife and children about them, with
the calm thoughts inspired by love of
home, and love of country and the his
tory of the past, the hopes of the fu
ture theie is prepared the
verdict that shall determine the wis
doai of this nomination." Garfield at
It is not now, amid the "hand-shaking
and rejoicing," that follows there
turn of "the happiest set of democrats
in Nebraska ;'' it is ot amid the shouts
and hunahs of a variously stimulated
and multitudinous throng of tempora
ry hero worshippers; it is not while
the tar-barrels are flaming and the
blank cartridges are booming, that the
"wisdom of this nomination" will be
determined. It may suit everybody
(that is, every democrat) now, but,
gentlemen of the democratic persua
sion, "your present temper may not
mark the healthful pulse of our peo
ple when your enthusiasm has passed,"
and you may live to see your candi
date grow weaker day by day, as the
"calm of public opinion below the
storm" begins to measure the absurdi
ty of a party always opposed to the
war, and declaring it a failure in its
public platform of 1864, now nominat
ing a Union General, whose only claim
to renown is that he successfully aided
in putting down a democratic rebel
lion. A party that for years has inveigh
ed against military rules and milita
ry candidates, and declared over and
over that military candidates were
dangerous to the republic, now nomi
nates the rankest f military men, a
graduate of West Point, a life long
army man with army thoughts and
army views of administration, and
who has no other record than that
made as a military chieftain.
When "the hour of calm settles on
this ocean" of "feeling good" and the
sunlight of reason illumines the mass
es after the last hurrah for Hancock,
it will be remembered that the demo
cratic party has for years declared na
tional banks unconstitutional, aud per
sistently demanded their abolition as
being "controlled-by fraud and cor
ruption," and run by "blood suckers
and vampires,'' yet the other day this
party from the top "billow" of a de
sire for all the offices, and from the
deep trough of a wish to condone the
"fraud" and handle the "corruption"
nominates W. II. English, a National
Banker and hard money broker, for
Not only by the four .millions' of re
publican firesides will these facts bo
thought over and the results measur
ed calmly before voting, but by the
firesides of the other millions of vot
ers in this country will the height
and. the depth of the inconsistency,
the weakness, the hvpocrisy of this
nomination be truly and accurately
"measured," and their final action a'so
"It is a good nomination," say some
Republicaus. In what respect ? Where
in can it draw one honest Republican
vote, that would otherwise have voted
with the party? Haacoek is an honest
man, a good Union General ! Admit
it; what then? Who nominated him?
Who will hold seats y his cabinet, if
These are the questions Republicans
must answer before they too finally
determine to change a vote.
It is not Hancock we oppose, but
the party around him, behind him, be
fore hira, enveloping him.
It is "the history of the past, the
hopes of the future" for our country,
by which we must measure aud deter
mine our vote and action.
Onr Next State Fair.
The State Fair buildings at Omaha
are going to be very handsome and
permanent improvements. The main
building is 120 feet square, in shape a
letter "H," and floral hall, poultry
house, shedding, &c, in proportion;
over 500 stalls for horses are being pre
pared. Additional ground to the old
track grounds have been leased, and
O in ah a is at last waking up to the
fact that .t great Fair and Industrial
Exposition, of great value to the state,
is about to be held there, and is going
to have it held in the best and most
cred' table manner.
The census enumerators in Cass Co.
are as follows:
City of Plattsiiiunth Gto. W. Fairfield.
FUt turnout li Precinct--Isaac Wilts.
Keck Blufls -Ben Droste.
Lierty--S. I,. Cannon.
Mt. Ple:is:int--H. ll. Hawlev.
Eight Mile Crove J. H. Uecker.
South Bend and I.iiiNvtl!eJ;is. Crawford.
Centre--K. M. Woleott.
Weeping Water--B. C. Yeonians.
S'ove Creek--("vrui ltu.
K'nnroi--W. ll. Poile.
T:pton--Y. B. Arnold
C.rpcnwood- f V. W- if .
Salt Cre.k Lrt. J'.-arj
From prev nr. footings liu town vi!i
go over -1.000 and the county over 16,-000.
The five Judges wh sat on theElec
torial Commission were Clifford,
Strong, Miller, Field and Bradley. The
five Senators Edmunds, Morton, Frey
linghuysen, Thurman and Bayard. Tl
five Congressmen were Payne, Hunter,
Abbott, Garfield and Hoar.
THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEES
Gen. Hancock was born in Mont
gonieiy County, Pennsylvania, Febru
ary 14, 1824, and is now in his 57th
year. He was graduated at West Point
in 1844, and served with the 6th In
fantry during the Mexican war, and
was in the Seminole war in Florida, in
1835. He was made a Brigadier Gen
eral in 1861, and attached to the army
of the Potomac, and was present in
the battles of the peninsula campaign,
and at South Mountain, Antietam,
Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville,
and everywhere distinguished himself.
He commanded the second corps at the
battle of Gettysburg, where he was se
verely wounded. He remained in com
mand of the second corps until the
close of the war, serving in the battle
of the Wilderness and in subsequent
operations in Virginia. Since the war
he has been in command of the Middle
Department, aud the departments of
Missouri and of Louisiana.
He was a candidate before th. Dem
ocratic National convention in. 18C8
and in 1876; and received. a, respectable
vote each time. He is now the Senior
Mojor General of the arm', and since
his boyhood lie has been an army offi
cer, never having any experience in
ciyil affairs. As commander of the de
partment of Washington in 1865, when
Lincoln was assassinated, he assisted
in the prosecution of the co-conspirators
of Wilkes Booth, including Mrs.
Surratt. and hung them in defiance of
the habeas corpus of the civil courts,
which makes him a very hard pill for
a good many ex-rebs and copperheads
He is a large specimen of physical
man, being over six feet high, Gar
field's size, and weighing 300 pounds.
William II. English.'of Indiana, was
born in Scott County, Ind., August 27,
1822; received a college education ; is
a successful lawyer; has been speaker
of the Indiana Legislature: member
of Congress from 1853 to 1861, and has
been frequently mentioned as a possi
ble "dark horse" for President.
We haven't seen a real good biogra
phy of English yet that suits us. When
wo do, we'll publish it.
Cass County Sunday School Association
The Sixth Annual Convention of this- Asso
ciation met at Mt. Pleasant June 15th, is so.
The President, Mr. E. A. Kirkpatrick, being
absent, Mr. D. C. Fleming was chosen Preci
dent pro tern. After devotional exercises the
address of welcome was delivered by Rev. W.
M. Worley. aud renponded to by the President
On motion a committee on Credentials wa
appointed and made report, which was adopted.
The President appointed a committee to pre
pare resolution, expressive of the sense of the
Convention en subjects coining befcre it for
discussion, as follow : Revs. P. S. Mather. W.
M. Worley, and Mr. Geo. Hobsnn. Also a com
mittee o nomination of officers for the ensuing
year, consisting of Mesrs, T. N. Bobbitt, C. M.
Shelton and Otto Mutz.
Afternoon session. The subjects discussed
during this session were : 1st, "Should Church
doctrine be taught in Sunday Schools." 2d.
"One Hundred years of Sunday Schooi work"
and 3d. "The inst efficient way to promote
regular attendance." Thee topics were dis
cussed in au earnest and forcible manner, by
Kev.'s T. II. Worley. F. M. Scott. P. S. Mather.
W. 8. Fields and Messrs. Geo. Hobson. M. E.
Woode, S. M. Kirkpatrick, T. N. Bobbitt. W. J.
Lynch. Otto Mutz, Mrs. Shelton and others.
The reports of Treasurer and Corresponding
Secretary were presented, read and on motion,
accepted and approved.
The evening session was occupied in the dis
cussion of "Sunday School munie as it is aud
how it may be improved" and "Temperance
work iu Sunday School.'' These subject were
t rented in a practical way aud valuable sugges
tions made in dUctusing them. Committee on
resolutioiiwas requeeted to prepare a resolu
tion on the Hiilfject of Temperance literature iu
Secoud day morning session. "Work for
our next Convention" and "Advantage and
Disadvantages of present method of conduct
ing Sunday Schools," were subjects (Mscuvseri.
A resolution was adopted, recommending the
"Chataugu.V roure of study to the Sunday
School teaebeie of the County and providing
for examination, by committee appointed for
An ensay on "Doing Good." by Mrs. Wiswell,
wan listened to with much interest by the Con
vention. Closing Sesiou Mrs. Sheltou, without a cla
gave her method of tuaching an Infant class ;
aud Mrs. ltecch conducted a model class exer
cise, the class being selected by the President
aud maiuly from tli Pastors and S. S. Superin
tendents, preseut. This was iuite au interest
ing fcaturo of the closing session.
The subject "How to save our young people
to t he Sunday School ami Church" was discuss
ed in an earnest interesting manner by Rev.
Mr. EwU and Mr. D. K. Tromble.
The last topic "How hll we secure the co-operation
of pareots in S. S. work," was discussed
by Mrs. Keller, who presented the Importance
of the end, and the means for its nccomplish
ineiit. Plattsmnuth was selected as the place for
holding next Convention.
Committee on nomination reported as fol
lows, for officers for ensuing year :
For President E. L. Reed.
" Corresponding Secreaxy H. M. Rushnell.
" Recording Secretary Thos. Pollock.
1 R. iSpurlock,
rutiveCoiu. Mrs. Frew.
( Mrs. Wiswell.
J. 15. Strode Plattsmouth City.
James Ruby-- " Precinct.
li. Siebold--Kock HI lift.
George Uebsou Liberty.
Samuel Richardsou--Mt. Pleasant,
Cyrus Creamer--Eight Mile Grove,
I. D. Martindale--Liuisville.
Henry Ash man--Cm t re.
M. K. Woods - Weeping Water,
Cyrus AltonStove Creek.
K. A. Kirkpatrick Klmwood,
Mrs. MaltiMonSoutli Bend,
H. D. HootSalt creek.
I. Kamev Greenwood,
T. N. Bobbitt Tipton.
Report of Committee was adopted.
Commute on Kesolutious reported as follows:
Iirolvcl lt. That we acknowledge with de
vout gratitude to God. the leadings of His spir
it in the Sunday School work during the past
aud feci that we have reason to hope that Iz
the future His grace shall continue it a power
of great good iu the church.
2d. That we consider the Sunda School as
a legitimate and distinct department of church
work and theiefore believe that each church
should have a regularly organized S. S., into
which it may gather its children and youth aud
thereby assist the pulpit, to thoroughly indoc
trinate them in the doctrine Hiid creed of the
3d. That a pledge prohibiting the use of all
intoxicating driuks and tobacct should be cir
culated in every school and that we will use our
influence to secure the signature of all the
children to the pledge."
4th. That the circulation of Temperance lit
erature such as the "Youth's Temperance Han
ner" is au effective way of reaching the chil
dren, and we heartily recommend the paper
named, us worthy the patronage of all Inter
rested in temperance work among the young."
Kev. T. H. Worley moved a vote of thanks to
the people of Mt Pleasant for their kindness
and hospitality. Unanimously adopted.
T: e mt:si mder the din ction of Mr. Mutz,
.M :.-.!. C. M. Paine, organist, was excellent aud
a.i-Jad nrally to the interest and pleasure of
Convention adjourned fine die.
Thomas Pollock, Secretary.
KEl'ORT OF THE CONDITION
OrTheFirt National Bank at IMatts
lnoutli, iu the State or Nebraska,
at the Close of Business
June lltu, ISM).
Loans and discounts ' 77 71,4 i
Overdraft- 3 ,u 3L7
V. S. Bonds to secure circulation .. no Oon oo
Other stocks, bonds aud mortgages- 13 0"9 00
Due from approved reserve agents. . 82 984 1
l)u from other National Banks... 10 3-l 97
Due from State Banks and hankers. S7 y
Real estate, furniture and fixtures.. 8 4rt oo
Current expenses and taxes paid 4 309 W
Bills of other banks 13 109 Oo
Fractional paper currency, nickels
and pennies 81 07
Specie 4 21 40
Legal tender notes 12 000 00
Redemption fund with U. S. Treas
urer (5 percent of circulation 2 250 00
Due from U. S. Treiisurer. other than
0 per cent, redemption fund 2 CIS 25
Capital stock paid la 50 ooO 00
Surplus fund 10 ooo oo
Undivided profits.. 7 ISS 53
National Bank mites outstanding. . . 45 ooo 00
Individual deposits subject to
check 122 4G0
Demand certificates of deposit 31 8sS 28
Time certificates of deposit 21 192 14
Due to oilier National Banks io5 55
Total S2M j518
STATE OF Nkhkaska. i
County of Cas. f5'
I, A. W. McLauoiii.in'. Casliier of the above
named bank, do solemnly swear that the above
statement is true to the best of my know ledge
and belief. A. V. MCLAUGHLIN.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 29th
day of Jun?, 1S80.
Tz. Titos. Pollock,
" " Notary Public.
Correct-Attest : .
. J. M. Patterson. - )
. C. 1L Pakmklk. v Director.
A. W. McLacghlix .
Ed. Herald. Small gram in our
vicinity looks good and a rich harvest
may be anticipated.
Corn looks very good, although rain
is much needed.
The summer schol, conducted by
Alice Wilson, will close this woek.
Charles Page has about 450 fcheep,
which he is herding this seasorf.
Petei ataouk and wife have returned
from their visit to Iowa.
The Sunday School committee from
Pleasant liidge, will give a celebra
tion on tho 5th of July at J. B. Mei
ainger's. A boy of John Wallinger was badly
injured by tieing up a horse and the
horse jerked two of his lingers off.
John Marsheck gave a birthday par
ty, and made the boys feel happy.
Write on one sid of your paper
hereafter, my boy ; or she goes into
the waste basket. Ed.
Cctlar Creek Items.
It is very seldom that the name of
Cedar Creek appears in the paper, but
there really is such a place in Cass Co.,
and is getting to be quit a business
The firm of Schluntz & Dewey is do
ing a lively business.
Mr. H. J. Wehrly's anvil is ringing
from morning till night, aud people
say that he is a "boss" blacksmith.
Mr. G. E. Sayles buys and ships as
much corn, and perhaps more, than
any other grain merchant in this Co.
The school held a picnic on Satur
day, in Mr. Walradt's grove, which
proved to be quite a pleasant affair.
The Louisville Band furnished the
music, and excellent music it was.
ProJ". Albee is an able instructor, und
the band, under his leadership, has
become a first-class one; at least, we
do not believe there are many bands
in the State will furnish sweeter mu
sic; and with their new caps they
make an elegant appearance.
Weeping Water Notes.
Here I am again and with lots of
news this week.
On Friday a. m. June 23lh, at Crate,
Neb., at the residence of Rev. J. B.
Chase, by said Rev. Chase, Mr. Fred.
Bellows of W. Y. and Miss Florence
Crum, lormerly of W. W., were united
The young couple arrived here on
Friday eve, and a reception was given
by Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Reed in their
behalf, manv of the former acquain
tances of tho young couplo were duly
invited and attended, of course. There
was a fine display of useful and orna
mental presents, from numerous well
wishers o the happy couple. "Trixy"
thinks they are well matched aud well
mated; and sincerely remembers them
with well wishes for the future and
that their lives may continue to be as
bright and joyous as at the beginning.
It. N. Ingersoll just returned from a
visit in Iowa.
Charlie Sigler left for Kansas about
two weeks ago.
Lester Tyson is Barnes' new Clerk.
Much sickness prevails at present
writing. J. Mather, eldest son of Rev.
P. G. Mather, is some better. P. S.
Thorp is improving; his son George
was taken sick yesterday and is un
able to leave his bed to-day.
Thomas Gaffnej- was hauling hogs
for S. A. Ripley last week, the team
bttcatne frightened and ran away, kill
ed one hog and hurt Mr. Gaffney quite
We are all preparing to celebrate
the 4th on a gigantic scale. Everybody
in Cass County will find a welcome and
the best of accotsmodations. We cel
ebrate on tho 5th.
J. Tewksbtiry is having the stone
work on his mill dam overhauled and
Business is improving, farmers are
happy over the prospects of largo crops
and W. W. Merchants keep hauling
3,500 th of goods every day, to supply
the demand of the public for goods.
School closed on Friday last. Xow
is the time to repair those blackboards
before next term.
Another boy, and Mr. Kennedy is
happy. This boy question is getting
serious, and W. W. folks are alarmed.
Our Census man, B. C. Yeoruans, will
have to go his rounds again before
he makes up his returns. Trixy.
The "White Horse."
Perhaps the biggwst horse in the
world is tho "Wbitw Horse" f Berk
shire, England. It is 170 yards long
to the end of the tail. It is a figure
cut in the side of a hill. A long way
off it looks as though drawn in chalk
lines, but the outlines are really deep
ditches in the soil, and kept clean and
free from grass by the people who
take great pride in it. The ditches are
six yards r ide and two feet deep. The
eye of the horse is four feet across, and
the ear is fifteen yards long. It can
be seen for sixteen miles. When the
time comes to clear out the ditchvs,
the people make a sort of picnic of it
play all sorts of rustic games, aid have
fine times. Who made the "White
Horse," or what for, is not known. It
is very old. Time: unknown.
A Cirat Eiiierprisi'.
The Hep Bitters Manufacturing
Company is one of Rochester's great
est business enterprises. Their Hop
Bitters have reached a sale beyond all
precedent, having from their intrinsic
value found their wav into a'mosi ev
ery household iu the laud. Graphic.
Our Temperance Column.
EDITED .BY Til K WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN TKM
"For Cod. am! Home, and Native Land."
The Public Library
Is now kept in the otfice of Will S.
Wise, and will he 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 J. 44tf
We offer our readers this week a
short and telling temperance lecture
selected from the Iilackboard and
The blackboard design that furnish
es the suggestion, for the. lecture is
Illustration: -4 spider's web, with
a bottle of wine with the leys of a spi
der in the centre of the web; a Scrip
ture text, "2'hey set a trap, they catch
This is a very striking aud signifi
cant picture. That spider hats woven
a large and very elaborata web in
which to catch unwary flies. Unlike
other spiders, he looks so beautiful and
attractive that he need not betaku
himself to a dark corner, but can oc
cupy the centre of his web, anil there
lie in wait for his foolish llies. You
see that his limbs are strong, and that
he looks big enough to do a great deal
of mischief. That wo may know who
he is, he carries his name on his back,
and his body looks very familiar in
deed, for it is none other than a bottle
of wine. That wo may further under
stand his character and mode of busi
ness, a passage of Scripture (Jer.5:26.)
is inscribed around his web. "They
set a trap, they catch' men."
The artist is right. It is tho wine
web and the wine spider that catch
our youth, and suck out their life.
Did you ever see a spider in his treat
ment of a fly? You can almost hear
him saying, at first, very politely,
"Will you walk into my parior?"
" Tis the prettiest little parlor that over you
did spy ;
You havo only cot to pop your head within side
of the door.
You'll see so many curious things you never
Up comes the foolish fly, and a wing
or foot is caught in the web. That
seems a little matter, but now rushes
out the spider to complete the work.
See how quickly and deftly he puts a
delicate thread around the fly's wing,
a very slight fetter indeed; but it is
followed by another, and another, and
by others in rapid succession, until
tnee fine threads, that seem so small
and harmless, are around wings, and
legs, and body, and so completely en
wrap and confine him that he can
scarcely move. In vain all flutterings
and attempts to escape. The spider
is master, and has him now at his mer
cy. Very soon you may see the skin
or shell of the fly flapping in the wind,
while the spider has eaten out his life.
This is a very correct idea of the
manner in which the wine spider treats
our young people. He spreads his
web at a marriage occasion, where all
is bright and joyous; or at the table at
home, where wines are upon the side
board; or at a social, friendly party,
whet e the young people are gay and
unsuspecting. Sometimes the hand of
beauty gives the movement towards
the wee, sometimes the example of
older and good people. The hand and
lips of the youth touch the web of
wine. He has taken his first glass.
Xow let him beware, or the spider
will secure him. At first he can readi
ly break loose, but the spider wraps
around him the delicate threads
of appetite, one after another; the
threads of social influence; of habits;
of an increased desire for stimulants.
Boforo he realizes it, he feels that he
caaeot do without his wine. Then
come threads of strong drinks. "He
flutters and staggers, but cant get
away. Everyday he makes his fet
ters stronger. He is bound fast, and
his moral and spiritual life js sucked
out of him. So are his happiness here,
and the joy of tho hereafter. Body
and soul are ruined, and that is nly
the shell of him which you see over
there, with red nose, haggard face, and
unsteady step; the man within him is
eaten out by tho wine spider. This is
tin history of about Gfty or sixty thou
sand every year, who in our country
annually lie down in a drunkard's
grave. Nearly all of them have begun
their downward course with wine.
Shakespeare called wine a harder
name than spider. He says,
"O though invisible spirit of wine,
if thou has no name to be known by,
let us call thee devil?"
And the Bible says, "Wine is a mock
er." Look net thou upon .the wine
when it is red, whee he giveth his col
or in the cup, when it moveth itself
aright. At tho last it biteth like a ser
pent, and . stingeth like an adder"
(Prov. 23: 31, 32).
2Vo Hospital Xeetlcd.
No palatial hospital needed for Hop
Bitters patients, nor large-salaried tal
ented puffers to tell what Hop Bitters
will do or cure, as they tell their own
story by their certain and absolute
cures at home.
H. A. WATERMAN & SON
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
. ' --SASII,
DOORS," . '
. . ETQ.
Main street. Corner of Fifth.
PLATTSMOUTH,- - - - NEB.
Still Bettftr-.Rafes for Lumber
LIVERY SALE AND FEED
Carriages always on Hand
TAKE iTOTICB I
I want all of my accounts settled to date,
an-l I shall do no more credit bufiness. All old
aceotints must be settled up. and no new one
will be made. I'nless such accounts are xettlrd
shortly thev will be Mied.
1 i.sh to do astiict'.vci'.sh business iu fut ure
JO SHANNON, ,
M STflD nOflWQ stooh Hook & Mush
14 OlUf UltUnllO boxed & shipi.ed.only
tK. New I'ianos, )9o lo$l,GC0. tWMuUiiininer
otter I ll'at'd free. Address Daniel 1'. Beatty,
Washington, N, J. lDt4
Ajicnt.s wanted fur Smith's 1!ihi.f. Diction
Addrexs.for Circulars, A. J. Holm an & Co.,
MONEY FOR MORTGAGES
OX KEAL KSTATK.
THE C0KUIN BANKING COMPANY,
114 Broadway. New York,
buy Purchase Money Mortgages well secured
ii)n Country Keal Kstate at the very bent
MALT AND HOPS
IOlt KNFKKBLEI) DlfJESTIOX. Impoverish
ed Blood. Weak l.unfis. Kidneys, ant
Crinaiy organs, Consunitiou, Emaciation
Mental and I'hysical Exhaustion.'Uelieate Fe
males. N urging Mothers, Sickly Children, am
Debility of At. MALT BITTEkS are warrant
u.l ti,,.A V f-tit-it:lt trw Sit rumrt hli im. Vtrli71llU
and Purifvins by reason of their richness in
Bone and'Musele 1'roducinz Material than all
other forms of inait or iiieuicine,wiiii iree ironi
tne oojeclior.s urged auainoi man liquor, i re
pared by the MALT B1TTEHS CO.". from Un
fermented Malt and Hops, fcold evervwhere,
lt4 MALT BITTERS CO., Boston. Mass.
Notice to Teachers.
Examination ef persons wishing to
teach in Cass county, will be at the
following times and places:
At Plattsmouth, 1st Friday and Sat
urday in January, February, May, Au
gust, October and November. At
Weeping Water, 1st Friday and Satur
day in March, June and September. At
Louisville 1st riday and Saturday in
April, July and December. Notice of
other examinations will be given.
No one will be examined except at
the reaular examinations : an 1 no cer
tificates from other Counties will be
E. II. Wooley,
MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
In the lia.se t neu t of Merges' Stor,
TLATTSMOL'TH, - - - NEBRASKA.
One door east of the I. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
SEW MO.VAKOH TABLKM.
Cigars & Temperance Drinks
On hand at the counter.
It u a wide and spacious Hall ; plenty of room
for players and seats for visitors.
Ei. Oliver. P. 1$. MUKPHY,
Manager. lltf Prop.
again comes to the front with his large stock
of piece goods, and manes his stand
ing offer of a
FIT OR NO CASH OUT!
on every uit that he measures for. You can't
miss the place as you go down street.
Opposite the Court Houee.
f all anb sec Dim !
STK EIGHT & 31 ILL EH,
and all kinds of harness stock, constantly on
Repairing of all Kinds !
NEATL Y DONE cu SHORT NOTICE
NEW HARNESS !
TURNED OUT IN SHORT ORDER,
And Satisfaction Guaranteed.
tlieniembor the place, Opposite Henry
Boeck's Furniture Store, on Lower Main Street,
21-1 v STREIOHT & MILLER.
Eetail ! Liquor Dealer, .
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
J'LATTSMOUTH, .... NEB.
Billiard Hall and Saloon on Mam Street, four
door from Sixth at MevilleV
11 EST BRANDS OF CIGARS, .LES,
lie in ember the Xamf and I'lace,
ALL KINDS OF
Minting, (graining, biasing,
ANo, Decorations of all kind-.
Painted in Good Style.
FRESCOING A SPECIALTY.
A. . Taylor. J. Vallkry, Sr.,
E. Heebnek. 44tf
BLACK 31 ITU
Wayon, Buyty, Machine and Plotjo re
pairing, and general jobbing
I am now prepared to do all kinds of repairing
of farm ontl other machinery, as there
i a good lathe iu my shop.
The old Reliable Wagon Maker
has taken charge of the wukoii shop.
He is wull known as a
NO. 1 WOUKMAX.
Krw Mason and Ituacsie made to
SATISFACTIOX GU AKAXTEED.
Shop on .sixth street viosite S'reighfs Stab:e ,
f AGENTS WANTED FOR THE GREAT
lJti IBS .
All Indorse It.
The Recorder. Americuv, Oa.. say : "Clerks,
Senators, Keprcsentativc. Doctors, J.:myis,
Citizens, iu public aud private life, are testify
ing by the thousand, and over their own sig
natures, that a remedv has been found fur
Bright's Diseaxe of the Kidneys and for Dia
betica these are respectively known as War
ner's Safe Kidnev and Liver Cure and Warner's
Safe Diabetes Cure." wi:J
Hills Archimedean Lawn Mower Co.
Of Hartford. Conn.,
MAN CFACTU HEKS OK THE
and CHARTER OAK
These Mower have become celebrated
throughout the World, where lawns are culti
vated, as being the most perfect and desirable
Lawn Mowers ever made. Thev Maud at the
head of the list of Lawn Mower j the V. S.
audEurope. Thev contain all t lie improvement
ni.-i r ici iciice in meir iiiaiiniaciurc can sug- i
gent; are beautifully liuished, thoroughly i
made, and do splendid work on evey varietv of
Iiaud Mower Sizes, from 8 to 1M inches,
l'ouy and Horse Sizes, 24. -'S and 31 inches.
Send for Circulars. 8tlo
SOLD BY OUlt AtiENTS EVEKYWUEKE. '
A. L. MARSH ALL7
ll.DAI.Kli IN 1
51 rugs au6 &U6tctuc$
Chemicals, Dye Stuffs, Toilet Articles,
d-c, d-c, dc.
I). M. Ferry's Garden Seeds
NEWSPAPERS. PERIODICALS. P.OOKS,
and a lure and wvll-selected assortment of
Confectionery, Nuts, Cigars and Tobaccos.
Thousands of Dollars
SAVED TO THE PEOPLE OF CASS COUNTY AND VACINITY.
See Great Reduction in Prices :
20 yards good print for $1 00 10 yards standard print for SI 00
flood yard wide muslin 'jaC
The Best! Tlie Cheapest Line of Dress (Joods,
OUR STOCK OF BOOTS AND SHOES IS COMPLETE, AND AT
"PRICES TO BE MET ANYW HERE.
Clothing, Clothing, Clothing !
A good Cassimere suit for 3 00. Cost anywhere else .$H oo.
See Our Line Before Going Elsewhere.
THE LARGEST, BEST AND CHEAPEST STOCK OF MENS' AND
BOYS' HATS, FROM 33c UP.
(& B E E I E fsj !
11 lbs light brown sugar 81 00
10 - "A" sugar 1 00
12 . Prunes 1 00
13 " Currants 1 00
w nue itussian Map be.
and a full line of fancy groceries lower than any house west of Chicago.
IF TLT M JfOTTlJ ME !
A LARGE d- FULL LINE AT CHICAGO PRICES; WARRANTED
Remember our fair and square way of doing business.
Money Positively Refunded-- ox? asois REPRESENTED.
SEE THE LARGE Flll'llitlirO Slll ! IOOT MAIN ST.
CIIAS. POWELL. V. Salesmen. I. Ktl.lsiiY,
T. W.SIIItYOCK, ) JlaiiaK'-!'.
The Old Reliable .'
ALWAYS AHEAD !
GREATER RARGAINS THAN EVER.
We show the largest and best selected stock of
Moots, Shoes, Mats; Daps5
and Millinery &oods,
WEST OF OHIOAGrO
Real Genuine Barqains!
This Season in every department.
We will USuplieaie and UDis-
coiini all HBricc ILSsis
hy U per cent.
Call at the Philadelphia Store, make A-our" 'Purchases."
and yon will
SIGN, CARRIAGE AND ORNA
Shop over the ISrirk Mock next U
PLATTSMOLTll. 4ly NEB.
J. K. Ciuiuiiiirliaiii,
HOUSE PAINTER I
A N D ORNA M ENTER.
IapT Hanging:, Kalsoiiilnlngr,
(aruinlii? ami lazing,
A specialty. AW a ilist class
Piano & Organ Finisher.
JtfWiiuId say to the people of ri.;ttinuiitli,
that I fully
WAIlltA AT ALL 'f .Y Tit A CTS.
A share of the patronage Is - ilicltcd. Orders
ill receive prompt attention.
4si,ir, .1 . E. C P X N 1 X ( ; H A M .
HOTEL. CITY HOTEL
PL XTTSMOl'TM. NEB.
1'irst clai-s LodiiiK Rooms.
First Class Boai.linj.
Cnnd Sample Room
Ever thing and every comfort
A Hood Hotel eanFiiniisli
Also, Cood Wines, (loud Beer, (iood LhUurs.
Cood Lemonade, (iood Cigars,
Kept at the vlitj Hotel.
Illy ERED. HMM, Proprietor.
(i lbs good coffee $1 00
(!ood tobacco . 40
3 cans 3-lb peaches . . 50
1G llis crackers, the best ... 1 00