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VOLUME XVI. y
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 18S0.
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA,
hHS KlTZUEKALB ..
E. i. IXIVKV,
A. W. .Mcl,AUi;iii.l.v..
J;. I! O RuLKXK
T::.s P.:ink is now o;icn fur ljusiness at their
X V. r oni. corner Maia and Sixth streets, and
is !m ,;.;red to transact a enera.l
S Bends. Go!f, Government and Local
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
I'lj jiti Iltreicd and Interest Alloin-
al on 1 ' iip Certificates.
v.ii;i!.:e la any part of the United States and
l:i all the Principal Towns and Cities
ktian Like and Allan Lin
P. i-i.n wishing to brin out their friends from
Pl i:.;ll.SK TIf KETS-FIJOM US
Through to. IMattM mouth.
TS V.I V ARK The CIreat Kn-TR ADS MARK
liiisli Hciiwily ;
. "vvX n iwf .tiling
kA: ' cure for hcnii-
, fe '?fiV Weakness,
' t "5J pcrinatoniica
l in p o l e n c y
and all dispus
cs that follo.v
as a sfinicict
of S. If A tills.
BEFORE TAKING, us Loss of AFTER TAKIRB.
Memo:-,-, I'nlvers.il I.nssitudi. Pain In the back
l)!ni!iv-sof Vision, Premature Old Ape, and
Many otln-r discuses that lead to Infinity or
Consumption, and a Premature Crave.
t"fFull particulars in our pamphlet, which
w il.-sirc to send free ly mail to every one.
i t t il" Specific Medicine is nold by all rtriijr
K"l" at ?1 per package, or six packages for f 5,
or ill lie sent free by mail on receipt of the
nuiicv, hy addressfna
THE GRAY MEDICINE CO..
Mb'iianics' Block, Detkoit. Mich.
JSiild in Plattsmouth and everywhere, by
VA I.l'ABLE a Tit UTII S.
IT-i.-.-nilTurinirfroroPprtor nealtL, or lasnidllF
Hop UincrsE will Cure Von.
. If Tvi .-: . ministrr.Band have osrertuxedynni.
tflt w.' i jj ir pa-storaldu ties, or a niolher, worn
outwiihcaivaivl work.orjtif ycn an Pimply ailincri
if yon fe l WKttlt azui di g plnted, wiUiout citJU-ly
kouxji,; wliy, R
II bp liittrrst v ill H Restore Voa
IfTomarn a n-jin of bas-feineiw, weakened br the
pi l.i of your evurydayhtduties: or a nun ot let
ters, toilaig ovtr your gjuuiiiiiht work, ,
Hon Bitters willgipcutfthen Yon.
If yu arc younir, andSafferlntr from any India
Hp Jiiitcis wiliultelicve You.
K y-v rtr in the v.-ork-g.-hop, on the farm, at the
de:c. hbjw here, aiicl fct-igihat your Fvstom nccda
ol.-ansnig, toiun or btuu-Q ulatiiit without intoxl
Ho; Hitters lf.fl What You Need.
If yoa am old, and yourPpol" feeble, your
nrrea oiisiaUy , and your acuities waning,
He? Jlltter w til rive yon New Ufe and Tlor.
Ilah Poc;.f frcs i;i fhe sweetest, safest and Lest. I
One Tlrp for Ptomarh, Li tot and Kiilney9l3 npe- S
ilor totllo.' is. t a:xsby absorption. It ia perfect. I
au v ill Hire u
liLC. in an r!fVji nnd Irresistible cure for drunk-
eii:--, iii' oi opiuiu, touacco ana narcouea.
Ab.n. ;.,:U by .lm-jUU. I ' p Hitlcn Mfir. f". P-MhtCT, N. Y.
f; iV:.root'a :fp Yiil :irs an immediate
f t:!itt:;: ! r a i -rii.l Iv.T, iiad eure Costive
R i.r-s. - i. li li'iusne.--, i". liom Diarrhoea,
P r..i. r -'-r :,P'i An-?. an-1 are useful at
y Lines in ir-- r'y I s mes to cause a tree and
he n tr .i. ! - - i oi' inc- liwels. The host anti
g dole for j.S M;.l.ir,al 1'oison. rrice, Sic a box.
K Vnirr'S.uSor l't nnieVly irtvesHest
k mid t, i ; ufVe; i fi. c:ire4 Heatlaelie and
m, ciiral.ria. 1 : . nts K ineprio I lls, and is the
S b.--t re';o-,ly lor Nervous i'riiti'at.on brouht
9t o:l iiv exc-si ve droikiu. oVer-woric. meiilal
2 siioeiis n:il o:iilr c msos. It relieves the Pains
i of all I ;se:s-. ai:d is never injurious to the
! svsteni. The tet of ail Nervines. Bottles of
s? ;" v ,-- n prices, 50c
'V-fc! Warner s Safe
t?4r.'V'iWi5?S r.i-mrdies arc
iSSiiMjM a .lealer In
Rorhnter, . Y.
BJSend for Pamphlet
and 'l estiuionials.
li-a boon In constant H. it'js
rsH l?v t,tf ijil,lle z!-- V.s:'
f.r oicr twenty years,
,iLi is tto hts.t. i-rearatlon
;rcr luviitcJ for ItESTOIt
1X3 tiltAY IIAIX. TO ITS
YOVTI11CL COi-Oit at-:d
j - and
It supi.:Us tTie natural
i f;j.l k;hI coijr to tlio lialr
'.:!io;--t staiuiag the
t'.-.i i. It will iacrs-ase and
t;:; ..i n tUo gro-.vtlx of tlio
-. prevent its blanching
.i.m .ilin? o3", and tb.ua
AVJ.itT li.VI.DN ESS.
cine. It tare IteMns, Erup-
tio nnd Dandruff. As a
I n.v;it DiiKSSING it Is very
j l.'.-ir:i!jle, giving the hair a
j softness which all
! u.l ui;v. it kep the head
I ci- sweet anst healthy.
FCR THE JZ
will change the beard to a BliOWX or,
CLACK at discretion. Being in one
preparation it is easily applied, and
produces a permanent color that will
not wash off.
B. ?. HALL & CO., NASHUA, H.H.
. Sold by all Dealers In Medicine.
Schlegel & Nieman,
Successors to A. Sciilegei, & Eko..
And dealers In
SMOKERS' FANCY ARTICLES, SMOKING
Special KRANDS and sizes of CIGARS made to
order, and satisfaction guaranteed, cigar
clippings Fold tor smoking tobacco.
Maia Street, one door w est of J. S. Duke's store
Opjioeite Font fjffice,
Plattsmouth. Xeb. Im3
CT. F Mathews,
Hardware, Cutlery, Hails,
Iron, Wagon Stock,
STOVES and TIN-WARE,
Iron, Wood Stock, Pumps,
FIELD & GARDEN HEEDS, HOPE,
AND ALL KINDS OF SHEET
IRON WORK, Kept in Stock.
ItlnUIngr and Itepairiiig,
All Work Warranted.
J. G. CHAMBERS,
Manufacturer of and Dealer in
ETC., ETC.. ETC.
Done with Neatness! Dispatch.
The onlv place in town w here" "Turley's pat
ent self adjustable horse collarsare sola.'-
NEW HARDWARE STORE,
J. S. DUKE
Has just opened an entire new stock of hard
m jk. -jm rki sb Jen SKzwsmr
Next door west of Chapman & Smith's Dru
A Full Line of
SHOVELS, HAKES. SPADES and
ALL GARDEN TOOLS.
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, by the Ke
ROPE, POWDER. SHOT, GRIND
A Full Liue of Ol'TI.EKV.
Special Rates tc Guilders and Cofr
All (roods soldfas lov s they possibly can be
and live. 41v
,.'J Tlie Slost KnrresDful Remedy
i.-ever iicovered, a.- it if certain in its
i .i ,.. , . i .i ,, . . . 1. 1 1 . .
ji tmif aim uoes iiuv uu-n i.
ItKAD PROOF I'.ELOW.
From Key. 1. N. Granger,
Presiding Elder of the St. Albau's District.
St. Ai-p.an-3, Yt.. Jan. 20th, 1S0.
Dr. B. . I. Kendall & Co.. Cents : In reply to
your letter I will s:iy that my experience with
Keuuaii s spavin cure lias ueeu very sausiac
tory indeed. Three or four years airo I procur
ed a bottle of your agent, and with it cured a
norsA of lameness caused by a spavin, i-ast
season my horse lieeaine very lame, and I turn
ed him out. for a ft w weeks when he became
better , but when I put htm on the road he irot
worse, when I discovered that a rin-bone whs
forniin. I procured a bottle of Keudall's
spavin Cure, and with less than a bottle cured
In tn so that lie is not luiiic. neither can the
bunch be found.
Respectfully Yours, P. N. Orancek.
Price 1 per bottle, or six bottles for So. All
druggist have it or can cet it for you, or it will
be sent to nnv address on receipt of price by
the proprietors, K. J. KENDALL & t"J
Kiiosburgn tans. ernioui.
C. F. Goodman, Ajj't Omaha, Neb.
ROE A, CLARK,
The REST varnl MOST POPtLAR
Rewlac Thread of Modern Times.
BEWARE OF HIITATIOXS.
For sale! bv E. i. Dovev & Son, Solomon
Nathan. Wmllerold, W. li. Baker & Co., L.
ETC., ETC., ETC.
One Door East f the Post-Office, Flattsnioutb,
Practical Workers in
SHEET IRON, ZINC, TIN. BRA-
Large assortment of Hard ana Soft
Pumps, Giiss Pipes and Fittings.
Wood and Coal Stoves for
HEATING OR COOKING,
Always on Hand.
ivery variety of Tin, Sheet Iron, and Zinc
ork, kept in Stock.
Ed AKIN G AND REPAIRING,
Done on Short Notice.
Ss?" E TER TTH IS G WA. lilt A X TED ! !Sl
PRICES LOW DOWX.
U S S3
K. J. t.. lleCKEA, "
HOMtEPATHIC PHYSICIAN, at Factory
ville, Cass county, Nebraska. 24ly
T. IS. WILNOX,
ATTORNEY AT X.W. Practices in Saun
ders and Cass Counties. Ashland, Nebraska.
31. A. HARTKiAX,
ATTORNEY AND SOLICITOR. Will Prac
tice in th state and Federal Courts. Resi
dence, Piattsinouth. Nebraska. tliy
It. It, LIVIXI.STOX, 21. !-
PHT8ICIAN & SCKOEOJf.
OFFICE HOCKS, from 10 a. m., to 2 p. m.
Examining Surgeon for U. S. Peusion.
1K. W. IX. HC1III.IKXF.CIIT,
PRACTISING PHYSICIAN, residence on
Chicaco Avenue, Plattsmouth. Nebrsaska.
Office iu C. E. Wescott's Clothing Store. 421y
Ilt. K. E. KEYXOLli'S,
ALIXPATniC PHYSICIAN at Rock Bluffs,
Cass County, Neb., will attend calls promptly
at all hours.
WIL S. WISE.
COLZECTIOJVS s4 SPJZCIAZTT.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
surance and Collection Agency. Office in Fitz
gerald's block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. 22ntf
4EO. H. H5I1TII.
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special attention niven to Collections
and all matters affecting the title to real estate.
Office ou 2d floor over Post Office. Plattsmouth.
Nebraska. 0 t.
1MI. WIIEEI.EK &. 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, &c. I5yl
NOTARY PUBLIC Will attend to buying
and selling lands, examining titles, making
deeds, paying taxes and collecting debts. Will
also attend to law suits before a Justice f the
47tt Factory viile. Cass Co. Nkb.
MAM. M. C1IAPMA',
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And Solicitor in Chancery. Office in Fitzger
19yl PLATTSMOCTH, NEB.
R. B. Windham. D. A. Campbell,
Attorney at Law. Notary Public
AVIS Oil AM A CAMPBELL.
COLLECTION AND REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Office over W. n. Baker & Co's Store.
Plattsmouth, Nebraska. 20ly
JAMES E. MORE1SOX, W. L BROWSE.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Will pra.'t Ice in Cass
and adjoining Counties ; gives special attention
to collections and abstracts of title. Office in
Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth. Nebraska.
MTEVEXNOX A l'lli'IX,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, riattsmonth and
Nebraska Cty, Neb.
1HOS. B. (iTKVK-NSOS, E. J. MUBFIX,
Nebraska City. I Over Smith & Black's
Neb. Drug Store,
I3ly I Plattsmouth, Nei.
i W. CL.UTTEK.
Office on Main Street over Solomon & Na
than's Store. 'y
C. IIEISEI., - Proprietor.
Flour, Corn Meal & Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
prices. The highest prices paid for Wheat ar.d
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
CHARLES W AItULX.
Plnee of business on Main-St.. between'4th
and 5th streets. Shampooing, Shaving, chil
dren's hair cutting, etc. etc. 191y
FRED. D. LEHNHOFF,
Morning Dew Saloon !
South-east corner Mam and Sixth Streets.
Keep the best of
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
33m9 Constantly on nand.
. If you want any
Fire or Ornamental Brick,
J. T. A. HOOVER,
LOUISVILLE, - - NEBRASKA.
BATES & KOHNKE.
New Carpenter Shop on Main Street,
Corner of 7th.
GENERAL W ORKMEN
In the Carpenter line.
Repairer of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Saw and Grist Mill
CiAS AXI) STEAM FITT1S,
Vrought Iron Pipe, Force and Lift Pipes.Steam
Gauges. Safety-Valve Governors, and all
kinds of Brass Engine Fittings,
repaired on short notiae.
Excelsior Barber Shop.
J. C. BOONE,
One door west of Solomon?.! Nathan's Store.
SHAVING AND SHAMPOOING
Especial attention given to
CUTTING CHILDREN'S AND LA
ALL AND SEE B00XE, GENTS,
And get a boon in a
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS.
Large stock of
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSED OUT AT COST
and in fact everything you can call for in
the line of
CASH PAID FOR HIDES AND-FCRS.
All kinds of country oroduce taken in ex
change lor goods.
A. S. PADDOCK. IT. S. Senator, Beatrice.
ALVIN SAUNDERS. U. S. Senator, Omaha.
E. K. VALENTINE,Represeutat'e. west PoinU
ALBIN CS NANCE. Governor, Lincoln.
8. J. ALEXANDER, Secretary of State.
F. W. LE1DTKE, Auditor. Lincoln.
G. M. BART LETT, Treasurer, Lincoln.
S. R. THOMPSON, Supt. Public Instruction.
K. M. DAVIS. Land Commissioner.
C. J. DILWORTH. Attorney General.
REV. CO. 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.
Secoml Judicial District.
S. B. POUND. Judge, Lincoln.
J. C WATSON. Prosecuting-Att'y, Neb. City.
W. C. SHOW ALTER, Clerk District Court,
A. N. SULLIVAN, County Judge.
J. D. TUTT. County Clerk.
J. M. PATTERSON, County Treasurer.
R. W. 1IYEKS. Sheriff. t.
E. H. WOOLEY, Co. Sup't Pub. Instruction.
G. W. FAIRFIELD, Surveyor.
P. P. GASS, Coroner.
JAMES CRAWFORD. South Bend Precinct.
SAM'L RICHARDSON. Mt. Pleasant Precinct.
ISAAC WILES, Plattsmouth Preciuet.
J. W. JOnNSON. Mavor.
J. M. PATTERSON, Ireasurer.
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. GOKDKR. C. H. PARMELE.
2d Ward G W. FAIRFIELD, J. V. WECK-
3d Ward D. MILLER. THOS. POLLOCK.
4tli Ward P. McCALLAN, E. S. SHARP.
S'otlinatierQ. W. MARSHALL.
B. & M. R. KTime Table.
Taking Effecl April 11, 1880.
FOR OMAHA FROM PLATTSMOUTH.
leaves 8 :oo a. m. Arrives 10 :0S a. m.
3 : p. m. 5 :00 p. in.
FROM OMAHA FOR PLATTSMOCTH.
Leaves 9 X) a. m. Arrives 10 :10 a. ni.
" C:30p. 111. " 8:15 p. in.
FOR TnE WEST.
t ,...a. TinttQm.vitli a in n m Arrives Lin-
KJClJk . IIUJIUU.1I 1 ......
coin, 12 -15 p. in. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. m.
Freight leaves at 10 -.30 :u in. and at 7 :t5 p. in.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 :35 p. m. and 12 :20 a. m.
FROM THE WEST,
r i-..,! .i.r z .An o in tpnvfA Lincoln.
Ijrioca acrtiiivj.w ' .... -
l .05 p.m. Arrives Plattsmouth. 4 :25 p. in
Freight leaves Lincoln at tl :15 a. m. and 4 :00
a. m. Arrives at Plattsmouth at 4 ;40 p. in. and
b -.50 a. m.
Express, 6 :W a. in.
l iw?riigci . ii rtiii r i - ' r- i
Saturday. Every third Saturday a train con
nects at the usual time.
II. V. It. It. Time Table.
Taking Effect Sunday, April 11, 1880.
f'vej ORLEANS ae
6 -A 'i
4 : 55
ARRIVAL AXU WEPARTIBE OP
EASTERN, NORTHEItV AND SOUTHERN.
Depart. E;ist..4 :00 pm
Arrive 9 -.30 am CB&KC NortlU -.00 pin
.7:30 pint " South 6 :00 am
I C B & Q East 0:00 am
OMAHA. VIA B. & M. IN NEB.
Arrive 10 :30 am Depart 3 :10 pm
WESTERN. VIA U. & M. IN NEB.
Arrive 4 : 15 pm Depart 9 : 30 am
Arrive 11 :00am Depart 1 :00 pm
ROCK BLUFFS AND UNION MILLS.
Arrive 11 :00 am Depart 1 :00 pm
J. W. Marshall. P. M.
- Defensive Medication
Is a precaution which should never be neglect
ed wheu danger is present, and therefore a
course of the Bitters at this season is particu
larly desirable, especially for the feeble and
sickly. As a reiedy for biliousness, dyspepsia,
nervousness and bowel complaints, there is
nothing comparable to this wholesome restor
ative. For sale by all Druggists and Dealers
Testimonial to Mr. Fellows.
"IXe. the undersigned. Clergymen of the Meth
" odist church iu Nova Scotia, having used
the preparation known as Fellows' Com
pound Syrup of Hypophosphitf.s. prepar
ed by James I. Fellows, C.emist. St. John,
N. B., or having known cases wherein its ef
fects were beneficial, believe it to be a reliable
remedy for the diseases for which it is recom
mended. JAMES G. HEXNIGAR,
t-. t Pres. of Conference
tx-Pres. of Conference.
WM. SARGENT, m
JOHN A. MOSHER,
JOHN W. HOWIE.
STEPHEN F. HUESTIS.
RICHARD W. WEDDALL.
ALEX. W. NICHOLSON.
Speedily and permanently cures Congestion of
the Lungs. Bronchitis, Consumption, Nervoua
Prostration, Shortness of Breath, Palpitation
of the Heart. Trembling of the Hands and the
Limbs. Physical and Mental Depression, Loss
of Appetite, Loss of Energy, Loss of Memory,
and will rapidly improve the weakened func
tions and organs oi the body, which depend
for health upon voluntary, semi-voluntarv and
involuntary nervous action. It acts with vigor,
gentleness and subtlety, owintr to the exquisite
harmony of its ingredients, akin to pure blood
itself. Its taste is pleasant and its effects per
manent. Look out for the name and address. J. I.
FALLOWS. St. John. N. B.. on the yellow
wrapper, m water-mark, which is seen by hold
ing i tie paper ueiure tue iignt.
Trice, $1.50 per Bottle. Six for $7.50.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
PI I M O E 'je''Jlrs Shooting Outfit.
LI Li I J hD?verJf.9un Warranted
VcttiortaZ (Stepziblic(X7i TLcl'cet !
For President of tie United. States,
" X )
T'r'.' . ,
GEN. JAMES A. GARFIELD,
TllO Young1 -Tidow BroTrn.
The jolllest langh thafa saluted my ear,
Thongh 'twlxt a deep sigh and a frown,
I hear just up stairs as it ripples and rinfrs
from that winsome young widow called
The dearest wee foot I have e'en seen la
I've seen fairy feet, but oh, zouu's!
The tiniest foot that e're dimpled the snow
Is merry and sad Mrs. Brown's.
Oh, who is it wears any happier face,
As she scatters her smiles nil nroun
In spiteof an aching heart throbbing within.
Than my sweet little friend, Mrs. Brown?
A laughing, asighintr machine on the fly
Is stitching up grand ladies' gowns;
'Tis music to me, for it goes with a tread
And the delicate tread's Mrs. Brown's.
It's but little she dreams, and still less docs
With her laugh and hcrsighs sodeepdown,
TJow they thrill every chord la. this lone
heart of mine;
I'm afraid I'm in love, Mrs. Brown.
rornsu the question.
Curious and Ludicrous Ways in
Which It i Sometimes Done.
Examples) Which May bo of
Value to tho Feint-Hearted
Young Man Woman's
Adroitness in Treading
On the Bashful
Sir Arthur Helps believed tliM
never siiur the worl.l bewail did two
lovers make love in exactly tlie same
way as any other two lovers. Whether
he is right is equally beyond proof of
disproof. Certainly no question has
been put in a variety of ways as the
most momentous one a man can ask or
a woman answer ; how it is put de
pending upon time, place, circum
stances, and the temperament of the
A MARRIAGE WITH A GENEROUS MO
TIVE. A curious marriage proposed was
made by a reverend bachelor who en
tered tho matrimonial state on his
death-bed. "When iu his seventy
third year the minister had a severe
attack of paralysis, which left him so
weak nnd helpless tha feeling that
his end was not far distant, ho pro
ceeded to put Ids worldly affairs in
order, llis parish being au exceeding
ly small one, and having been always
a most liberal man, he had not much
money to leave, which circumstances,
had it not been for one reason, he
would not have minded.
For the last twenty years he had
had a3 housekeeper, a steady, sensible
woman, who had served him honestly,
tended him like a daughter during his
illness, and for whom he had quite a
fatherly regard. It was on her ac
count that he mourned his property.
It would have been a matter tur tnank
lulncss could he have left her as much
as would have supported her comfort
ably and respectably in her old age
6he was now about " forty-five. Alter
weighing ami considering the matter
for some weeks in every possible light,
a way out of the difficulty suddenly
flashed upon hint ; and, knowing the
precarious state of his health, he re
solved to execute his purposes at once.
He called his housekeeper, and when
she entered the room he made her sit
down; and after telling her how anx
ious and sorrowtul ho had been be
cause he had no money to leave her,
he continued :
Ot courso you are aware that there
is a minister's widows' Itmd, so that if
the husband dies, his wife will have
au annuity during her life. Xow,sup
poaing you marry me, and although I
uni almost iu at death's door, you will
be amply provided for ju the future.
"Will you consent to this?"
".Master, dear, you must be doting I
"What would people say?"
1 was never moio serious iu my
life, Mary ; and 1 am sure people will
say we have both tic ted wisely iu the
matter. Take lid the evening to think
it over, and then bring mo your au
swer." In the evening Mary told him she
"would take him." So, ten days after
they were married, and three days
later the good old man died ; but his
widow still enjoyed her share of the
A SOLDIER'S PROPOSAL.
A young officer was dancing in a set
of lancers in a crowde I drawing-room
with an extremely pretty girl, to
whom he made himself most agree
able After the dance was over, ho
took her to a chair, and seating him
self beside her, began to mourn his
"It is exceedingly easy to remedy
that," said she.
"I don't think so at all ; in fact, I do
not know a girl who would marry
She laughed .and replied :
"Just go and ask some one here to
night, and I venture to say you will
be accepted by the lirst."
"Ahl I am not so sure about that.
But will you take me?"
And a lew months later they were
6HE CHANGED IIEU MIND.
A m? goo i-natnred doctor was des
perately in love with, and had been
twice refused by a fair-haired little
woman. But instead of the disap
pointment curing his love, it only
made the passion grow more intense.
After the last refusal he told her that
if ever she changed her miud to let
him know, as his love for her wa3
unchangeable, and he would be proud
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GEN. CHESTER A. ARTHUR.
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to Ikj her husband. Some months later
he was driving homo from seeing a
patient, when he saw his lady love
riding in his direction. Supposing slio
would merely bow and pass on, as she
had often done before, he did not pull
up his horse. But the moment Miss
Dixon came, up to him she reined in
her horse, stopped, and called out;
"Won't you stop, Mr. Hill?"
He raised his hat and replied :
"1 shall be happy to do so," then J
waited lov Iter to speak
She was gazing at the ground and
blushing deeply, but, quickly looking
up, she lilled the doctor's honest heart
wall surprise aud gladness by say
"Dr. Hill, I have been closely watch
ing you lately, and seeing nothing but
goounc!?s au i .noble mindeduess in your
character, and believing you will m ike
au excellent husband, i am willing to
Mr. Smith, coining all the way from
Australia on the lookout for a wife,
saw a young governess on - board a
Glasgow steamer, whom, from her
kiuUuess and attention to some chil
dren under her charge, lie fancied
would suit him. So he weut and in
troduced himself, and taking a seat
beside her, said :
"I am tiity-threo years of age; have
an income of a thousand dollars a year;
am a toial abstainer from intoxicating
drink : have a good house near Mel
bourne, and all I want is a good wife
to complete my possessions. "Would
you mind taking me?"
She quietly replied:
"I have no objections."
Aud a lew uays later they were
NOT TO BE FOILED.
A young man of about twenty-seven
years of age, with neither money nor
the prospect of getting anv, came to
the conclusion that the best thing he
could do would be to marry a "rich
wife" and live on her money. Among
his many acquaintances was a widow
lady of about twice his age, with three
children, but with a steady income of
two thousand a year. Her he resolved
to marry, and, in order to cultivate her
friendship, he took her presents of
tlo'weis and fruit, and gave the chil
tiren Looks aud rides on his horse.
The lady kindly received his attentions
gave hiin the liberty of her house,
and treated him like a younger broth
er in every respect. The young fel
low, interpreting her kindness to suit
himself, an 1 believing he had nothing
to do but ask her, ventured one even
ing on tho subject in the following
"I wonder very much why you
don't remarry, Mrs. L ."
"Simply because no one wants a
willow with three children."
"I know, one who would be proud
to have you and your dear children,"
said the wooer, feeling the worst was
"Indeed, you are most flattering this
"Xo; I am mot flattering. I love
you, and would be proud to be your
She looked coldly on him; tlieu re
"You mean you would bo proud to
own my money, sir. I have been vast
ly deceived iu you." Then pointing
to the door, she continue i : "Leavo
my house; an I while I live never
dare to re-enter it."
QUAINT AND LUDICROUS PROPOSALS.
"When Lord Strangford sat down to
criticise a book of travels bv Miss
Beaufort, ho little dreamed that be
fore long he would write to the young
authoress ; "I was thinking tho other
day about a communication from the
Emperor Akbar to the King of Portu
gal, which contained a request for
copies of the holy book of the Chris
tian?, and in which the following sen
tence occurs: 'In the world of hu
manity, which is the mirror and
reflection of tho world of God, there
is nothing equal to love or compara
ble to human affection.' For many
years I have felt and known this,
though I never said it till to-day to
any one. When you next write,
please give me the possessive pronoun
of titc iirst person."
Surely never was a declaration made
in quainter fashion, saving perhaps, by
the Scotch beadle, who led the manse
housemaid to tho churchyard, and
pointing with his finger, stammered:
"My folk lie there, Mary; wad ye
like to lie there?" Or the lugubri
ously humorous Irish lover who took
his girl to seethe family vault, aud
then aud there asked her if she would
like to lay her bones beside his bones.
Louise de Suvoie popped the ques
tion to Bourbon, but had to take ".No"
lor her answer, the constable curtly
declaring that the disparity of years
between them, and his own feelings,
rendered the union impossible.
A lady's proposal.
If ladies sin against propriety in
taking the initative, they can hardly
be blamed for bringing a shilly-shallying
or over-bashful lover to point,
when a good opportunity presents
itself. Such au opportunity sufficed
to end what had been a somewhat te
dious courtship. The young man,
paying his usual evening visit, asked
his lady love how she got along with
-Nicely," replied she. "I'm improv
ing wonderfully, and make splendid
"Can vou ?" said tho young fellow,
isnorautly rushing on to his fate.
""What kind do you like best?"
"I like one made with flour and sug
ar, with lots of raisin, currants aud
citrons, and beautitully frosted on the
top," responded she.
Why, that's a wedding enko I" cried
"I meant wedding," said she : and
there was nothing left for him to say
he meant weddiug, too.
WOMEN FIND A WAy.
Equally cleverly cornered was tho
Western man whose girl told him she
was a mind reader; whereupon ho
naturally inquired if she could read
what was in his mind, eliciting for
"O, yes! You havo it in your mind
to ask me to be your wife; but you
are just a littlo scared at tho idea."
It is plain the notion did not scare
her any more than it did the Gallo
way girl, who, when Jack, coming in
to the kitchen whilo sho was prepar
ing breakfast, said: "I tlnufc I'll
marry ye, Jean !" answered ;
"I would be mnckle oblige! to yo
if yo would!" and so concluded tho
bargain, not even stipulating like an
other ready lassio on accepting as sud
den an oiler :
"But ye mauni gie me my dues o
conrtin' for a' that, Jamie."
The right of courtship is ono out of
which no woman ought to allow her-"
self to bo defrauded.
PROPOSING BX PKOXV
Little as faintheartedness in a lover
may be to the liking of a fair lady, it
is suflicicntly flattering to bo condon
ed; hut when any Caleb in search of
a wife chooses to sue by delegate, ha
assuredly deserves to lail iguomiu
iously. Love is not to bo won by an
attorney, and oftentimes tho attorney
has thrown his client overboard and
can-lid off the prize himself, as hap
pened when William Grimtn weut
courting in his brother's behalf.
Hooker escaped that risk by leaving
everything, even tho selection of the
lady, to Mrs. Churchman, who found
him a wife and achieved a son-in-law
herself at the same time.
Proposing by proxy is the rule,
not the exception in Greenland.
Time was when tho Grcenlanders won
their wives by capture; but since
their conversion by Danish mission
aries, they have become the tamest of
wooers. Now a candidate for the
holy state goes to a missionary, and
tells him he want3 a wife.
"Whom?" asks tho missionary, and
learns the woman's name.
Sometimes the man answers :
"Yes, she is not unwilling ; but thou
Usually the answer is "Xo."
"Why "have you not asked her?" in
quires the missionary
"It is difficult ; girls arc prudish;
thou must speak to her."
Accepting the office, the good man
sends for the girl, and after a little
conversation, says :
"I think it is time to have thee mar
ried." The girl declares she has no mind to
"That is a pity," says the mission
ary. "I had a suitor for thee."
Of course the damsel is curious
enough to want to know who tho
suitor may be, and of courso her
curiosity is sat is lied.
"He is good for nothing," sho ex
claims, with a toss of the head. "I
wont have him."
"But," tho go-between urges, "ho is
a good provider ; he throws his har
poon with skill, and, moreover, ho
Still pretending to be obdurate, the
girl answers that she will not consent
to tho match.
"Well, well, I will not force thee;
I shall soon find a w4fe for such a
clever fellow," says the missionary,
making believe there is an end to the
The girl does not go. She stands
silent for a littlo while, then in a low
voice 6ighs out :
"Just as thou wilt have it."
"Oh ; it is as thou wilt ; I'll not per
suade thee," replies the clergyman.
Then, with a deep groan, the maid
en says "yes," and tho matter is set
tled. A CANDLE FR0P0SAL.
Dumb declarations are in vogue too
among the Boers ot South Africa. Mr.
Anthony Trollope tells us that when
a young Boer goes in quest of a wife
he puts on his best clothes, sticks a
feather in his cap, provides himself
"With a bottle of sugar plums and a
candle a wax one if possible mounts
his horse, rides to tho house holding
the young woman he would honor,
hangs the rein3 on tho gate, dismounts
and enters. To mako the point quite
clear, however, he offers a candle to
tha daughter of the house. If she
takes it, it is lighted; the mother
sticks a pin in tho candle to show
how Jong the young people may re
main together without iutcrruxjtion,
and she and everybody else retire.
The Domestic Uonthly for August.
It might not seem unnatural if the
sultry weather of late July and early
August had the effect of diminishing
the fashion intelligence of the world,
but it is evident from the pages of the
Domestic Monthly that nothing is far
ther from the mind of the fair sex than
the intention of forgetting, simply be
cause the thermometer is in the nine
ties, the necessity of attending to the
demands of the toilette.
A large variety of ladies' and chil
dren's costumes and garments is pre
sented, with full and precise descrip
tions and instructions as to making
them up in light summer fat Tics and
other material. The remainder of the
fashian department is divided into fall
articles, seasonable fabrics, trimmings,
shoes and slippers, millinery, coiffures,
lingerie, fancy and art needlework, &c,
nearly all of them fully illustrated.
The literary department maintains
its standard of excellent ' family read
ing. The present serial by Ellis Con
way will be followed by a singularly
fascinating narrative in two parts by
Mary Ainge De Vere. This author
contributes a charming poem to the
present number. There is also a poem
and a story by Eben E. Iiexford. an in
teresting Art Paper by Mrs. Merighi,
and a striking paper on Secrets, which
will be read with sspecial interest by
all who think it possible to keep their
own counsel in this age f progress.
The Domestic Monthly is published
by Blake & Co., corner Broadway and
Fourteenth St., New York, at 31.50 a
year, inclusive of pattern premium.
Specimen copies 15 cents.
County Commissioners Proceeding.
Plattsmoctii, Aug, 2, 1860.
Board mt pursuant to adjournment
members all present.
Minutes of last static read, approv
ed and signed.
Tho following resolution was adopt
ed: Whereas, By the terms of a cer
tain agreement mad with G. S. Smith
February, 1879, the County Commis
sioners were to pay the County aud
State taxes on the west half of lot 11,
in block 30, in the city of Plattsmouth
due and chargeable against said lot up
to dato of said agreement, for legal
services rendered the County by him;
it is ordered that all tho unpaid Cunty
taxes charged against said west half of
lot No. 11, block No. CO, bo and the
same is hereby paid by reason of lifgal
services rendered by said G. S. Smith.
Order allowed Sain'l R. Smith, sup'r
dist. 32, for 1500 feet f lumber on II.
A. Waterman & Son, Louisville, for
ust of district; also order for 1 keg of
spikes on Chase & Beardsley, Weeping
Board adjourned to meet Aug. X.
August 3, 18S0.
Board met pursuant to adjournment.
The following claims were then allow
ed on general fund:
Joaes & Agnew, livery bill for Cownty
Commissioners $ 10 00
J D Tutt, salary and expenses.. 4100
E II Wooley, Co. Sup't 44 10
M McElwain, painting C II. ... 21 25
II W Hyers, for B Hempel, biff 11 00
W C Sho waiter, office desk ... 17 00
Insane case, Annie Pruett 21 40
It W Hyers, State vs Pottenger 5 20
II Bestor, enumerator Platts
mouth Precinct 3 30
II Bestor, assessing same 103 60
J D Tutt, correcting assessors'
returns 10 00
Streight & Miller, repairing jail
cot3 '. 3 00
It W Hyers et al, jailor's fees. l3 70
II M Bushnell, sundry print'g. 5 CO
Omaha Republican, supervis
ors' receipts, etc C5 0
S M Kirkpatrick, refund's tal
es previously paid on school
lands for '74, '75, '70, '77 119 63
S Richardson, refunding taxes
erroneously paid on school
lands fer '7C, '74, 73, '77, 7S. 41 46
S Richardson, serv's as Cora'r.. 19 00
Jas Crawford, 8 50
Isaac Wiles, " " " 18 00
Allowed on poor fund:
J C Eikenbary, b'd'g paupers. . 83 75
J Bons, boarding Geo. Long, ft
County charge 550 00
C G Herold, 3 accounts 8 75
It R Livingston, for Geo. Long,
a County charge 50 00
Allowed on bridge fund:
Cummins & Richey, lumber. . . 11 80
G W FairQeld, staking bridges 16 00
Ordered, that the Clerk bo and he is
hereby instructed to place the follow
ing levy, as made by State Board of
Equalization, on tax list for 1SS0:
Total valuation, S3,423,45y.01.
General Fund. 2 mills. .86.857 92
Total 4 mills... 813,713 84
Older allowed II. Stull, sup'r dist 42,
on Cummins & Richey for bill of lum
ber. Tha following official bonds were
Bond of R. Schuelke, sup'r dist. No.
7, with J. L. Rhoden and E. J. Mathis
Of Cyras Gilbert, sup'r dist. No. 54,
with Geo. Cross and Andrew Lackey
Of Wm. Rhodes, constable of Louis
ville Precinct, with C. F. Came and J .
T. A. Hoover as sureties.
Order allowed Mrs. Mary Wilson on
E. G. Dovey & Son for 83 per week in
merchandise, until revoked by Board.
Ordered that the chairman of tho
Board of County Commissioner lease
lot 5, in block 44. to M. Schlegel for the
term of 5 years, unless sooner disposed
of by the County, at the rate of S3 per
On motion of Mr. Crawford, Wm. E.
Latta was appointed sup'r dist. 37.
Order allowed Andrew Sutton, sup'r
dist. 48, for 1000 feet of lumber, such
as he may select, en Quackenbush
Petition of Claus Breckentield for a
license to sell spirituous and malt liq
uors at South Bend, laid over for 20
days, in compliance with the law in
' Order allowed John Albeit, sup'r of
dist. 3, on Cummins & Richey, for 300
feet of lumber, such as he may select,
for use of district. Alsoxirder on J. S.
Duke for 15 lts spikes, for use of dist.
Petitions for and against the reduc
tion of license to sell spirituous liq
uors in Cass County, to S200, laid over
Ordered that the County Treasurer
be and ho is hereby ordered to cancel
all taxes on school lands still remain
ing unpaid on tax list previous t 1878
upon the payment of one-tenth of said
tax by the persons claiming said lands
under sale from the State, the same
having been wrongfully taxed, a3 ap
pears from the decision of the Supreme
Court of the State.
Ordered that W. J. White be and he
is hereby instructed to build a bridga
across the run on Locust St., Platis
moutb, under contract heretofore en
tered into between said White and
Board then adjourned to meet Sep
tember 6, 1880.
Attest: Jas. Crawford, l Co
J. D. Tutt, S. Richardson-, Com'r5
Co. Clerk. Isaac Wiles, ) v