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rLATTSSIOUTII, OCT. 7, 1S80.
National Republican Ticket !
JAMES A. GARFIELD,
CHESTER A. ARTHUR,
Or New York.
G. "W. COLLINS, of Pawnee.
J. M. THURSTON, of Douglas.
JAMES LAIRD, of Adams.
SILAS GAKBER, of Webster.
W. L. WILSON, of Otoe.
C. F. EISLEY, of Dodge.
E. K. VALENTINE, of Cumins County.
For Contingent Congressman,
T. J. MAJORS, of Nemaha County,
ALBINUS NANCE. of Polk County.
E. C. CARNS, of Seward County.
For Secretary of State,
S. J. ALEXANDER, of Tliayer County.
For Auditor of Public Accounts,
JOHN WALLICHS, Of Hall County.
G. 51. BART LETT, of Lancaster County
For Attorney General,
C. J. DILWOKTII, of Thelps County.
For Commissioner of Public Lands & Buildings,
A. G. KENDALL, of Howard County.
For Superintendent of Public Instruction,
W. W. W.JONES, of Lancaster County,
SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
For Attemey. Second District,
J. C. WATSON, of Otoe County.
REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT TICK
For Representative in the EOtb District.
JOSEPH II. McKINNON.olCassCo.
ORLANDO TEFFT, of Avoca Precinct
House of Representatives,
R. B. WINDHAM, of Plattsmouth.
JAMES HALL, of Mt. Tleasant.
HENRY D. ROOT, of Salt Creek.
JAMES CRAWFORD, of South Eer.d.
State Platform of the Republican
1. The Republicans of Nebraska most hear
tily endorse the profession of principles formu
lated by tho national republican convention at
Chicago, and pledge their unswerving aupport
to the candidates there nominated.
J. We afllrm that the doctrine ef national
sovereignty is the fundamental principle upon
which tho perpetuity of the nation rests, and
that the principle of homo rule as enunciated
by the democratic party is but the cautious ex
prossion of the Calhoun doctrine of state rights ;
is revolutionary in its character and destiuctire
to the unity of the nation.
S. Wo regard tlie recent seizure ef the polls
and wholesale robbery of the franchises of the
republican citizens of Alabama, by the demo
cratic officials, surpassing in the magnitude
and effrontery of the crime, all former efforts of
their party under tho Tweed plan in New York,
or the Mississippi plan In the toutli, as a fair
epseimeo of democratic methods, and a fore
taste of democratic dominance in national af
fairs, that should incite every honest man and
tax-payer in the country to tho most earnest
endeavor to defeat the party of brigandage and
fraud at the polls in November.
4. We have considered "what Lee and Jack
sen would do if they were alive," and have
determined to employ our best energies in
preventing the seizure of tii o national govern
nient by their living comrades through the
frauds of a "solid south."
5. we congratulate the people of the state
upon its rapid increase of population and wealth
and upon tho good measure of prosperity that
has rewarded their labor ; upon the rapid up
building ef our material interests since the suc
cess of resumption and the revival of trade.
6. We pledge our support to such legislation
la congress, and such measures by state legis
latures as may be necessary to effect a correc
tion of abuse?, and prevent extortionate dis
crimination in charges by railroad corporations.
T. We meet cordially inv ite the aid and co
operation in this defence of the nation's
integrity, and the nation's purse, of nil republi
cans and war democrats who have differed
with us on temporal y issues, or have clung to
a party name, hitherto honored and respected.
There will bo republican speaking
at tho following times and places:
In Greenwood village, en Saturday,
Oct. 9tb, Chapman and Wooley.
Liberty precinct, Folden's school
house, Tuesday, Oct. 12th Lawson
Sheldon and II. u. Wolph.
At Concord school house, Tuesday,
Oct. 12th W. L. Brown and O. Tefft.
In the town of Rock Bluffs, on
Wednesday, Oct. 13th Tefft and Jas.
Stove Crtek precinct, Stove Creek
school house, .Wednesday, Oct. 27th
G. S. Smith and S. M. Chapman.
Elmwood precinct, McCaig's school
Lease, Thursday, Oct. 28th Chapman
Tipton precinct, at Eagle school
house, Friday, Oct. 20tkG. S. Smith
and Ed Kirkpatrick.
It is understood that some changes
may hare to fee made in these appoint
ments as to speakers sometimes, oth
ers added and some left off, as they
may bo able to fill them, but the tines
and places will stand, and every re
publican wants to aid and help and
give notice of the time' and place of
these meetings. Speaking nearer
Plattsmouth announced later, and oth
er meetings in each of these precincts
or elsewhere as called for. The grand
rallys at Louisville the llth, Weeping
Water about the loth, South Bend the
22d and Greenwood about the 23th, in
tervening with the local places.
Next Tuesday, Indiana.
Have you seen the democratic tick
et Oh Shucks!
Why didn't tho democrats nominate
a U. S. S. Ask Morton.
BEACn IIinman don't propose that
J. Sterling shall tet away with his. -
How are you nominate a U. S. Sen
ator by the people. The democratic
convention forgot it.
Kyner for Marshal, Senator, that's
a eo. Soldiar officials are scarce in
Nebraska, and as the democrats have
get us the example let's reform the
Civil Service that way.
See S. & C. Mayer's teat admroiir
first page tlm wceir
gained in alt
When the very Stones cry out it is
time every Republican stands by a
puie ballet box.
The Hastings Journal is for Mr.
Paddock' ra-alection, in preference to
any new and comparatively untried
ott ifNTY democratic congressmen
are on record demanding payment for
Rebel claims, Hancock's letter to the
ihe lair, and other matters crowd
uui apace mis wece. isext week we
shall have something to say for Mr,
McKinnon our float candidate.
11' i m .
ueveinaiaoi a naaa-stone and a
snake-stone, and the "Dlarnoy Stone,'
but we 11 put Gov. Stone against all
the other stones we know and ho'll
win the heat.
ihere is republican speaking at
Harney's school house to-night Tefft
and Windham. Also at Fait land
school house to-morrow night, by
The reports from our Central Com
mitteemen in the County are most en
couraging, for the party. We must
not ie over sanguino though and neg
lect any necessary work.
The members of the State Board of
Agriculture f resented Ex-Gov. Root.
W . 1 urnas with a handsome ebony
cane, as a token of their appreciation
of his twenty-one consecutite years of
service as a member of the board.
Republicans, stick to your men ;
throw aside personal animosities, and
uc-ip oiect our own ticket. JJon t sac
rifice your own friends for the sake of
revenga on some particular person ;
we must win and it may need evory
vote. 'Sheridan rest.
The above is so true, sounds
good, and is so applicable to homo
fairs that we must copy it.
Don't forget the meeting at Louis
ville Monday night. Hon. Geo. Collins
candidate for presidential elector,
lion. T. J. Majors candidate for Con
tingent Congressman and T. P. Ken
dal, Esqr.; will address the meeting.
Tha Louisville band will be out, the
Plattsmouth Guards, and lots of other
The Republicans of Greenwood had
a very pleasant little meeting Satur
day evening and organized a big G. &
A. Club. C. 1. Hackney, president;
James Crubtree, Sect'1; M. D. Abbott,
Vice-President; and D. S. Foster, Tres
urer. Quite a number signed the roll,
and Garfield and Arthur will have a
big boom in Salt Creek this fall. Xo
I m: Ashland District Fair wa3 a
great success. 1.500 people were pres
ent, the weather was ine and every
thing passed off pleasantly, except the
accident to a boy on one of the race
horses the last day. Quito a number
of Cass Co. people were there and took
their share of premiums. Mr. Shedd
and the other officers deserve a good
deal of credit for this enterprise and
we hope the district fail can be kept
up in the future. Lack ef space aloin
prevents our saying mere.
Nebraska School of Medicine.
A Nebraska School ef Medicine has
been organized and located at Omaha,
which will open n the 18th inst., and
continue twenty weeks. Dr. R. R.
LiTingston is president and lecturer
on principles and practice of surgery
and Drs. Mercer, Mansfelde, Ayors,
Denise, Loisering, Moore and Giobs,
occupy the various other chairs.
The democrats at Hastings, last
week, nominated Dr. R. R.Livingston,
of this place, for congress, Thos W.
Tipton, of Xemaha, for Governor, and
with the exception of Dr. Boar and
Frank Fonda, almost unknown men
for tho other ofliees. Tipton and Liv
ingston were republicans formerly. It
is understood Livingston declines, and
he was tho ablest and best known of
the lot. Tipton has been the laughing
stock of democrats and republicans for
years. Moro consistency (?)
John I. Rkdick orates for the dem
ocracy to-nignt. Jt or fear tney may
forget the gentleman's pedigree, we
publish it as a reference, and to give
force to the wonderful announcements
of republican shortcomings he will
Not long since he was a Territorial
Judge, appointed by a republican ad
ministration and serving under a re
publican President. Just why he left
there we won't talk now.
Later he went to Chicago, and hur
rahed for Grant, and still later attend
ed a Garfield and Arthur club meeting
in Omaha and endorsed the republi
can nosainees in the strongest manner.
After Hancock was nominated ho
uddenly came out on the other sido
and as suddenly discovered that the
warty was all corrupt. Now which
story are we to bolievo?
Steadfastness a Synonim of Success.
Over throe years ago Rev. Benjamin
F. DitTonbacher preached his first ser
mou in Louisville. After a few months
a small body of believers wore gather
ed and organized as tho First Congre
gational Church of Louisville.
A neat and commodious church
building has been erected and is free
This church lustly prides itself in
the enjeyfnent of the longest continu
ed pastorate, and the ownership of
the first and only church edifice in the
It is written "The laoerer is worthy
of his hire," and rejoicing in the past,
and content with tho present, tho
church at a meeting on Monday last
by unanimous vote, extended to their
pastor invitation to Berve them anoth
er year. Congheoationalist.
One of the
and most emit
siastic meetings yet
held by the republicans took place
here on Tuesday.
Ex-Gov. Stone, literally one of the
old war-horses of republicanism, talk
ed for two hours, and gave us the
soundest, and most logical review of
the good deeds of tho republican par
ty, since in power, we have yet had.
He also delivered the most scathing
and merited rebuke to democratic
fraud, villainy and ill-doing often
Without slang, in bright but burn
ing words he held their record up to
view in such a manner that no think
ing, reading man caa consistently vwle
for Hancock and English after hear
ing this true history of the party that
nominates and backs these candidates.
Gov. Stone was Col. of the 22d Iowa
regiment, and was taken a prisoner at
Shiloh, thus having a curncc to know
personally what Andersonville and
After this Congressman
appeared and spoke a few moments.
Having been delayed by the train, and
the audience already detained long
enough, Mr. Valentine thought bsst to
make his speech short, but every word
was replete with good sense and hon
est thought. His fine appearance, and
pleasant, cordial way made a very
good impression on our people; and
when ho spoke of Dr. Livingston as
an old comrade, and in the best of
temper hoped he would yet stand
shoulder to shoulder with his old com
rades he brought down the house.
While the Gleo Club were singing
Dr. Livingston came on th stage,
shook hands with Valentine and Gov.
Stone, and remained there while Ihe
Club and audience sang "Rally 'Round
the Flag.'' It was a remarkable group.
Three old soldiers once more brought
together and for a moment throwing
aside all differences of feeling, all ri
valry, standing side by side for the
glory and honor of the eld Hag. the old
Nation and hosc-st, true citizenship.
The Gleo Club sang gloriously
the Guards locked and acted like
soldiers, as they would all be, did
occasion again demand.
It was a glorious meeting, a soul
stirring meeting, and every republican
went home rejoicing in his party, its
record and its men; now, and ever
more the true heroes aud saviors of the
Dirly Work in the Dark.
The democrats here, evidently by
orders from Mule Barnum at head
quarters, have posted all over on the
the porches, fences and walks of re
publicans a silly little poster with
$323 printed e-n it. This is the latent
silliest dadge that a bankrupt and hard
up party nrs resorting to all over the
country. We would be ashamed to
stick up papers iu tho dark, sending
boys round in the night, teaching them
slyness and deceit but then what can
yeu expect of a party, a large portioi
of whom believe in moonshine work
disregard of established national laws
and fraud and deceit generally.
.No man t one grain of sense ever
supposes that Garheld sold his vote for
a paltry $329 when he could have got
thousands for his influence had ho de
sirei to make a market of his position
Whatever Garfield may have done
or undone he never called honest
American, Irish-born soldiers "flanne
mouthed sons-of-b s," and "red
mouthed sons-of-b s" as Hancock
i3 charged with 'doing. lie never
forced honost citizens of this -laud.
loyaay serving tueir country to pro
tect tho nation and tb flag, to wade
across cold streams in tho water and
mud and said it was "good enough for
the G d d d son3 of something, let
'em wade," or forced soldiers to drink
foul water to show his temporary su
perioruy ana urutaiuv, as lla.tcocii is
said to have done.
iir. Domocrat, we told you just as
loag as you behaved decent and let
records alone we should treat you well,
but when you begin dirty night wort
von shall have enough of it.
Omaha's "Hissing Link" Promised.
Wo have received tho following,
which will be very gratifying to oar
Omaha and river-county readers:
Lincoln, September 9.
To tho editer of tho Republican.
On Wednesday afternoon Secretary
of State Alexander received the arti
cles of incorporation of two railroad
companies in jNeUrasKa. ihe incor
porators of one to be known as tho
Nebraska City and Northwestern Rail
road and Telegraph company are Ju
lian Metcalf, James Sweot, J. H. Col-
ton, S. J. Faris, W. E. Dillon, H. II.
Earning, David Brown, T. B. Steven
son and II. F. Cady, all well known
and influential citizens. The capital
of the company is Sl.000,000, with
power to Increase to $3,000,000, and it
is proposed to construct a line from
Nebraska City northwest through
Otoe to Weeping Water, in Cas3, aud
thonce to somo point of junction with
the Omaha and Republican Valloy
road in launders, Butler or Lancaster,
or with the main lino of the Union
Pacific near Papillion. Tho incorpo
rators of tho second line to bo known
as the Nebraska City and Southwest
ern Railroad and Telegraph company
are Vm. S. Reetor, Peter Smith, Rob
ert Hawk. Robert Lorton, F. W. Rott
man, F. TT. Rodonlode, F. C. Morri
son, ra. lJisnou, itooerc i-ayne ana
Thomas Morton. Tho capital is the
same as that or me etner company,
and tho direction of the read is to bo
southwest from Nebraska City through
Otoe, Johnson and Gage to Beatrice.
A glance at the map will show how
theso projected lines fill in tho net
work of tho southeast system of rail
roads. Thy leava Nemaha county
out. but connect with the Uniem Pa
cific system north and south, and will
open out the section of country through
which they run to the trade of Omaha.
Our Fair is going to be quite a suc
cess. J. lie grounds iook very wen ana
entries are coming in strong. We
cannot notice all the good features
this week, but will try next.
A GliEAf Republican nieeling. was
held at Warren, Ohio, on the 28th of
Gen. Graiit presided and Senator
Conkling made the speech of the occa
sion. Gen. Grant's opening remarks
were so good, containing such an ep
itome ol the true situation that wers;
publish litem as the shortest, truest
statement of a Republican's faith made
GENERAL CHANT'S SPEECH.
"Ladies and gentlemen: I hope we
may be able to have quiet and order
litre. It is not important, so far as
anything that 1 will have to say to you
is concernod, becaaso I shall net bs
able to make many of you bear; but
after me comes a speaker whom I
know you will all be glad to hear, and
and you can do so by keeping quiet
aad orderly. Not being accsstomed to
speaking publicly I have drawn of! a
few words that I will say in -advance
of the gentleman who is to follow m.
Taking a roll of manuscript from his
pocket the Genera! read:
la view of the known character and
ability of the speaker who is to
address you to-day, and his long, pub
lic career and association with the
leading statesmen of the country for
the past twenty years, it would not be
becoming in me to detain you with
many remarks of my own. But it
may be proper for me to account to
you, on tho first occasion of my pre
siding at a political roeetiug, for the
"faith that is in me,
I am a repubh-
can, as the two groat political parties
are now divided, because the Republi
can party is a national party seeking
the greatest good of the greatest num
ber of its citizens. There is not a pre
cinct in thi3 vast nation wheie a Dem
ocrat cannot cast his ballot, and have
it counted as cast, no matter what the
predominance of the opposite parly.
He can proclaim his political opinions,
even if he is one only among a thous
and, without fear and without pro
scription. There are fAtirtecn States,
and localities in "some others, where
republicans have not that privilege.
This if ono reason why I am a Repub
lican, but I am a Republican for many
The Republican party assures pro
tection to life, property, public credit.
and the payment of the debts of the
government, state, county, or municip
ality, so far as it can ccntrol.
The Democratic party does net
if it noes, it has broken its promise
ta the extent of hundreds of millions,
as many Northern Democrats can tes
tify to their sorrow.
I am a Republican as between exist
ing parties, because it fosters the pro
duction of the field and farm, and of
manufactories, and it encourages gen
eral education of the poor as well as
Tho Democratic party discourages
ah these wnen in absolute power.
The Republican party is a party of
progress and of liberality toward its
opponents. It encourages the poor to
strive to better their condition. The
ignorant to educate their children to
enable them to compete more success
fullv with their more fortunate asso
ciates, and, in fine, it'secures an entire
equality before the law of every citi
zen, no matter w hat his race, nation
ality, or previous condition. It toler
ates no privileged class ot men.
Every on has the opportunity to
make himself all he is capable of.
Ladies and gentlemen, do vou be
lieve this can be truthfully said in the
greater part of fourteen of the states
of this Union to-day, which the Dem
ocratic party control absolutely?
The Republican party is a party of
principles, the same principles prevail
ing wherever it has a foothold.
Ihe Democratic party is united in
but one thing, and that is in getting
control of the government in all its
branches. It is for internal improve
raent at tho expense of the govern
ment in one section and against this
in another. It favors repudition of
solemn obligations in one section and
honest payment of its debts in anoth
er (where public opinion would not
tolerate any other visw). It favors
fiat money in one place and good mon
ey in another. Finally, it favors the
"pooling of all issues" not favored by
the Republicans, to tho end that it
may secure the one principle upon
which the party is a caost harmonious
unit, namelv, gain:ng control of the
government in all its branches. I
have been in somo part of every State
lately in robellion within the last year
I was most hnspitablr received at
every place I stopped. My receptions
wero not by the I'nion class alone, but
by all classes, without distinction. I
had free talk with many who were
against us in the war, and who nave
bean against tho Republican party
ever since. They wcio in all instances
reasonable men, judged by what they
said. I believed then, and believe
now, that ther w.nnt a break-up in the
"solid south." They see that it is to
their pecuniary interest as well as to
their happiness that thera should be
harmony and confidence betw?an sec
tions. They want to break away from
the slavery which binds them to a par
ty name. Thay want a protext that
enough of them can unite uoon to
make it respectable. Once started, the
solid south will go as kukluxism did
before, as is so admirably told by
Judge Tnurgeo in his "Fool'a Errand."
When tho break comes, those who
start it will bo surprised to find how
many of their friends have been in
favor of it for a long time, and have
only been waiting for seme one to
takb the lead. This desirable solution
can only be obtained by the defeat,
and continued defeat, of tho Demo
cratic party as now constituted."
Xo Irishman ever ought to vote for
the man that sneeringlv celled them
annel mouthed,'" and Brennan
propose to ; see what he says.
and ponder on it, Irishmen:
Des Moines, October 1. Owen
Bronnan, of Sioux City, a loading cir
cle democratic orator of Iowa, if not
tho leading orator of any national rep
utation in this state, has written a let
ter declaring his intention of voting
for Garfleld & Arthur and the repub
lican congressional ticket. Mr. Bren
nan was last summer at the national
convention of "United Irishmen" held
it Philadelphia, and was elected Pres
ided of the association. In iiis letter
he says: "In my humble opinion there
is only one question in this canvass in j
which Irishmen are interested ; I refer I
to the conflict between tho American
policy of protection to home industry
and the English policy of free trade.
England a policy of free trade ha lit
erally assisted in destroying the indus
tries and consequent prosperity of my
native island, and Eneliah agents and
agencies are at work in this country
to-day seeking to ruin the great indus
tries of America and American labor
classes. As an American citizen and
as an Irishman I am in favor of a
strong policy tariff and stalwart tariff
legislation, and as such I am opposed
to the election of democratic congress
men. In tho language of Dean Swift.
would "burn everything that comes
from England but her coal," and if my
voice and my feelings could reach tho
1,000,000 voters of my race in the Uni
ted States there would not bo a free
trad majority in the congress of the
The Voyage Across the Atlantic.
Stalham neau Norwich, i
Enulani, Sept. 1G, lbSO. )
Ed. Herald: I am now about to
f uliill aiy promise, of giving you a brief
account el tho voyage across the briny
deep. About :45 a. ui. of tho
day of August A. D. I860, I,
about 175 iellow passengers, ef all
ages and both soxes, embarked at Now
York, en the ateam Ship "ticythia" of
the Cunard Line, bound for the Old
World. The "Scythia" is a screw
Bteamer four hundred anel fifty-two
fset long, fifty-two feet wide, and
draws twenty-four feet of water, so it
can be easily understood that a few
trips around this ship would give a
person an appetite for meals. I was in
formed by ono of tho firemen of tho
ship that bar average daily consump
tion of coal was scveuty-Jlve tons. Puuct
ally at 8 o'clock the gong sounded
"all aboard" the gangway was with
drawn and the dock tender towed the
mighty "Scythia" into mid stream,
turned her half round and then roturn
ingto assist some other ocean steamer
inlike manner. The bell of the 'Scythia
rang, the steam was applied to the
ponderous machinery and wo start on
our journey, with prow pointed to tho
far East. U'o passed Sandy Iloak,
Coney Ishtnd and other places of in
terest near New York. Just as we
were oppesitc Coney island an inci
dent occurred which will bo remem
bered by the passengers and crew of
ur ship for many years. We had no
ticed ahead of us a small steaia pleas
ure yacht such as ply between New
York and Sandy Hook and other pla
ces, we soon overhauled her and found
ner aecus crowded witn persons,
doubtless pleasure seekers, who com
menced waving their hats, handker
chiefs, and umbrellas at us,
wero right cordially responded to in
like manner by U3. This was kept up
for some timo by both sides, when
finding that she was fast losing ground
(or water rather) tho little 'Standard"
(for that was tha name of tho yacht)
gave three short blasts of her whistle in
token cf farewell, which was respond
ed to by the hearse whistle of the
"Seyihi.v" I should hav stated be
fore, however, that ere the gallant lit
tle "Standard" bade us "good bye"
ona of her passengers, a tall man with
u large umbrella yelled out: "Three
enters for the passengers and crew of
the "Scythia, may she have a prosper
ous voyage." There went up such
cheers as I hardly ever heard before,
and the tall man with ;tho largo um
brella frantically swung his hat and
nourished his umbrella as if his whole
soul was in that cheering. Then one
of our passengers yelled out "Three
cheers for the gallent littlo "Standard"
may her passengers and crew live long
and be happy." As ons man the pas
sengers and crew responded, and ice
think the first four miles around must
have trembled, but be that as it may,
the above token of kindness was fre
quently referred to during our voyage
with feelings of pleasure. Abost 2
o'clock p. m. ef the first day of the
voyage a dense cloud commenced to
rise in the North which soon covered
the whole Northern sky. presently the
cloud assumed a greenish hue, which
is generally in Nebraska the precursor
of a terrible wind storm. Tho Cap
tain ordered the sail to be taken in on
the "double quick" and the ropes all
hauled tight and snug. Presently we
could see the waves in the distance
commence rolling higher than usnal,
capped with white foam. As in Ne
braska, we had no caves or cellars to
take refuge in, all we could do was to
hope to be left "right side up, with
care." We were not to be kept long
in suspense, for in an instant tho
storm was upon us. The wind whis
tled and howled through the manifold
ropes, the mighty ship groaned and
trembled for a few seconds and tho
worst was over, for the wind soon
subsided, and in a few minutes tho
sun was shining again as bright as
ever. The first day out wa met two
or three ocean steamers bound for
Now York laden with emigrants go
ing to try their fortunes in the New
world, and hardly a day packed but we
either overtook or met steamships or
sailing vessels bound for almost all
parts of the world. The ofiieers and
crew of tho "Scythia" were all gentle
manly and agreeable, answering all
questions regarding nautical affairs
that were constantly being asked them
by the pasaengera, with cheerfulness.
The sacond day out, the sea commenc
ed to roll fairly, and reminded us
that we were now on the wide, wide
ocean. Tho passengers thia day could
bo seen in evory direction clinging to
the pillars and every available object
with extreme and affecting tendernesa,
for seasickness was now in order. I
could not viow the scene without be
ing amused in somo instancos and sor
ry in othera. I never Lad tho misfor
tune to bo aeasick or perhaps I might
fce unable to see where the amusement
eamo in. V e had no very severe cabes
of seasickness, however, and soon tho
passengers wore able to enjoy them-
Sanday morning dawned in coursa
of time, bright and clear. After break
fast, those who felt so dispased, re
paired to tho main dining roora, when
the captain read the prayers of tho
Chuich of England, soma chanting
and winging was done, a young lady
passenger presided at tho piano. This
waa called church. The cerecaoniea
occupied about an hour. On week
dar evenings, in fair weather, the sail
ors would assemble together and sing
aongs, wuicli wore frequently listen
ed to by tho passengers, and often tha
passengera would join in with them
in singing and have a good timo gen
As all things terrestrial must have
an end ao th time was fast approach
ing when the acquaintance we had
formed on board muat end perhaps
forever, for about 3 o'clock p. zn. on
Saturday September 4th we passed
Holy head, and about 6 o'clock the
same ovening, two of the Cunard
Tenders came to take us to Liverpool,
the tida preventing the "Scythia" from
going into tho deck at the time. We
wore soon transferred to the tender
Lag and baggage. After every thing
was all in readinesa we move steadily
at first from the gigantic snip and as
we did so one of our number proposed
three cheers for the "Scythia" and hor
crow, "these were given with a will,
and responded to by tho crew in a
manner that muat have shaken the ves
sel from stem to stern. Now as we
steam fast toward Liverpool, al
though pleased at tho idea of again
treading terra firma, yet we were sad
to have to part company true wo had
only been togetnor a few hours over
ten days, yet we had formed an ac
quaintance in that short time, which
it would have been an impossibility to
have formed in ten tiaaea that length
of time on land. Ono old man, as he
shook hands with mo at parting, actu
ally wept, saying that he should over
remember the voyage across the At
lantic as one of the pleasanteat scenes
of his life. At about 9 o'clock that
night, having had our baggage insptct-
ed by tho Custom IIouso oQieers, wo
were permitted to taka our departure,
and so we arrived safely in tho groat
noisy city of Liverpool.
Louisville, Oct. 4, 'SO.
Dear Herald: -Our political hori
zon is less studded with greenbackers
thau in former campaigns. This is
perhaps accounted for by the numer
ous republican sprouts in this vicini
ty. The occasional rains this fall have
been detrimental to ths hay makers
considerable, and we fear a shortness
of that crop. Corn is coming in very
moderately. C. W. King has a fine
large stock of lumbar on hand, from
which the farmers are wisely selecting
for the sheltering of their stock and
crops. Shipping has been remarkably
light so far. Quite a number f our
farmers are feeding cattle this winter,
which we think is a very profitable
way of disposing of their mammoth
fields of corn. During September
there were 24 cars of cattle shipped in
to be fed. Merchandising has been
unusually brisk this fall. Our mer
chants are carrying large and well se
lected stocks, and are crowded with
customers continually. The following
statistics we get through the kindness
of our friend Teman, and shows the
receipts at this station during tho
month of September only:
Lumber la car loads, coal 2 carload?,
cattle 24 car loads, merchandise 13 car
loads, wagons 1 car load, agricultural
implements 2 car loads.
Of the above Wcoping Water ro
ceived little over one third. We need
a first class hardware storo and tin
shop here very much. More anon,
Our Temperance Column.
KDITKU 1ST TUT, WOMAN'S CHItl.STIAJT TEM
" For God. and Home, and Native Land."
The Whisky Sellers' CoiiTentien.
The whisky sellers ef this state held
a convention in this city last week,
and were present in quite large num
bers. The main purpose was to in
cite concerted political action, in or
der to secure tha repeal of what little
legislation tho people have been able
to obtain for the protection of them
selves, and to prevent the ruin f their
children at the hands of these men.
It will be observed that the saloon
keepers are at all times ready to fore
go their partisanship in order to pro
mote the interest of whisky selling.
Temperance men and church men
should learn a lesson from this. May
or Harrison was introduced to this
body of poverty and crime makers,
and made himself ridiculous by ut
tering the following sentiments :
"He said that a man could oat so
much as to make a glutton of himself
and to become a nuisance to hi3 neigh
bors. He might dnnic so ranch water
as to make himself a bad husband, an
unkind father, and an undesirable
Other things equally absurd fallow
ed, jjui JUayor Harrison ever know a
man to eat enough or drink water
enough to cause him to rush out of a
saloon and stab another to the heart,
as has been done in this city more
than once? Or to go home and roast
ms ciiiiu on a stove, as was done by a
drunken man in this state not long
ago?. Or brain his wife with a chair,
as is a frequent event? We are hard
ly able to determine whether our May
or, in tnese remarks, was sarcastic or
in earnest: Ho would scarcely, hovr-
ever, venture on sarcasm with men
whose favor ho was endeavoring to se
cure, and for whose votes he was pan
dering. But that the chief Magistrate
of a cily of half a million inhabitants
uhou d be guilty of tho consummate
folly manifested in the utteranco of
such sentiments, is a disgrace to his
constituency. These men are here to
protect their business, one of continu
ous loss and ruin to the communi
ty, wherever it exists. It costs the
people of Chicago alone in the expense
of police, criminal prosecutions, and
through the county agent, the county
hospital, and the poor-house, and pri
vate charity to drunkards' families, at
least a million dollars a year to meet
the inherent and inevitable results of
this business. The Mayor is made
aware of about one homicide a week,
besides innumerable ther outrages
upon person and property, traceable,
as eiTect to cause, to tho saloons. And
yet nas tne community no rights in
Hp's matter no right to protect its
members from tha outrage and vio
lence, and theii property from confis
cation through this business? People
form organizations to protect their
property from the bnsiness of horst
thief; they form vigilance committees
to protect their persons from the busi
ness of cut throat and banditti. Have
they net the same right to insist upon
the protection of their peisons from
the banditti of the saloons, and from
having their property taken away from
them to pay the public expenses of the
whisky business? Have they not a
right to legal protection ? Or must
the protection be all on the side of the
destroyers ? Chi'-ayo fitaiulard.
The Evening Journal in speaking
of Ld wards county in this state, no-
ticas another characteristic for which
it is singular and distinguished from
all the other counties. It savs that
"tho property owners have got into
the very Ksnsible and ce-mrnendabla
habit of paying thtir taxes promptly
i he list ol delinquent taxes lor the
past year, recently published in one of
the local papers, consisted onlv of 111
lines, the printer's fce feeinj only S16.
40 all told." The cause of thi3 thrift
and promptness is the same that pro
duces other resulia alike creditable.
Edwards countv has not had a sal&an
or other place for selling liquor with
in its borders for over thirty years.
Absoluts prohibition prevails. It has
not sent a prisoner to tho penitentiary
for thirty-two year3. The Clerk states
that the calendars of its courts are
next thing to blanks, both on the civil
and criminal docket. The people are
a moral, intelligent, religious, and the
above fact shows, a thrifty people,
ready to meet promptly their public
and private obligations. ould. that
the people ef all the counties would
learn wisdom by such an example of
the working of prohibition. It would
reduce the criminality and the poverty
of the state three-fourths, and save.
millions of our present grievous taxa
tion. The other day T. G-
mct an old
friend who was formerly a prosperous
young lumberman up North, but whosa
habits of drinking resulted as thay of
ten do. though he has since reformed
and is Irving to do better.
'How are vou?" said T. G .
"Pretfv well, thank you, but I'va
just been to a doctor to have him look
at mv throat."
"What's the matter?"
"Well, the doctor couldn't give any
encouragement. At least he couldn't
find what I wanted him to find.
"What did you expect him to find?"
"I asked him to look down my throat
for the sawmill and farm that had
gone down there."
"And did he see anything of it?"
"No, but he advised me that if ever
I got another mill to run it by water."
14 Stops. 4 sets Keptls, onlv $r,."i.
I'l AMIS. SlL'5 Mi. l'aix r fret-
UllUilluJ Address Dau'l lieatty, Wasli-
mrrK -y-r-mir-" liigion. Jfw ieisey. -ill
New jd veiiv Attkactivk Stvi.k.s ake
15KST CA r.IN'ET OK PAU
l.OK (K;ANS in the wil l.
winners of bilipt fMvth.c
tion at kvf.hv woui.n's kv-
Iflr.lTU'.N Fuit Till lt'l r.KS
YKAlts. rriee. .?"!. 557. ? n.
?S4. n. to 300 ami upward.
For easy payment. a
iiiartcr ami "upward. Cata-
II A MUX.1
!lmH" fr'. MASON &
IIIAMMN OiKlAN CO.. 134
Tremont St.. HOS'JON" ; 4rt KaM Ittli St., (Union
tviurae. NEW Oi:h.: IU Wai'asli Ave., t ill-
CENTS TO JAN. 1,
will be tent, pontpal!,
from ilnt to Jaa. 1S
noit, for 10 cents. Tblf,
trial subicrlptlua will!
ei)ll rciulrrg to b-j
come acquainted wlsfc'
the cheapmt metre-1
toUtan weekly in the)
r olltlca. ail the i
correct m arket reports.
v nut. A i
lte family paper. Mnd
ihiic. a raver-
lo rent (sllnr mt
once ainl cut It mil
Jan. 1. 181. KUth
trtxl sulscrlptlona for
H.00. Ketrular price la
75 cis. it year. Addraea
Xcus, Chicago, III,
THE NEW FOOD
rpiiore is no pivatcr uio
- sitain;; principle- ii! t
iu i'l-odnoer and I.ifo
tht world of food or
inedii-ine than MA I.T ill iTKKS. ireiared from
UnUrmcntat Hull, ln)is tind Quinine. Thev
feeil the body and the hrain. enrich tho blood.
Kolidify the hones, hantcn the muscles, iuict
the iniisclfts, xuiet the nerves, cheer the mind,
perfect digestion, regulate the etomacl) and
liowel.s. clean -e tlie liver ami kidnevs. and vi
talize vith 'KYV LIKE every Hull ol the hod .v.
F.eware of imitations s-milarlv named. Jxiok
for th COMPANY'S SKi.N A'i't' UK which ap
pears plaiuly on the label of every bottle. Sold
everyu here. .MALT IHTTUKS CO., ISo-iton.Mass
r toe iiiifM ci
in? book 01 ihe ae.
F ine nuuJiitLULiiJ ana
m 1 TTtTT'l T1 TT V Y" TT v 1
This bein the only Atirf oiiltin-nl '.v
elopedin iuhllsied. We 'A I 2 i) ail
ajient- asaiast other works purport ie.tj t em
brace the same subject. F.veiv Farmer will
purchase this book. Published m KiiL-lisii and
A NCI ion
it si SBp3H-fli
; m m
GKEATER BARGAINS THAN EVER.
?hov the largest and best selected stock of
This Season in
1W& will ISispliesife aEsd J3I
zommt all IPrle JSAntH
fey 3L pei ccsat.
Call at the Philadelphia Store, make your I'lircbaaif .
and you will
and such gooda as are
We offer SPECIAL BARGAINS Iu
BOOTS .A-InTIED SHOES,
as we are going out of that line of busiinss. Our stock is still large enough
TO fcl'ST THK
Is earnestly solicited. )e sure aud call,
Remember the place South East corner
Retail Liquor Dealer,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
I'LATTSMOUTJI, ... - KRB.
Billiard Hall ml Halnon en Main Strti,
door from Sixth fit NeriJIe'i
7?AST Jt RANDS OF C WARS. aLWM,
WIN EH, d. C
Remember ! Xnme find rin,
uy James Grace.
J. SCH LATER,
httbu, Cloths, gtfotlrg,
Silwr Ware, Toys, Pictures,
Musical inst-ninienta and
POCKET CUTLERY I MIOKS,
Funicular a:trriiUn p;il.l M 'l kloKaW Flat
Main, nrr Fourth Ktrc-M, lt
PJ.ATTSJIOLTIJ, - - KED.
n.ATTKM t"i ii, jenn.
4 da:' J.od'inK Room.
tiood Sample ni
Everything and every eomfort
(toou Hotel can Furnish
Alr, (ia-od Wine, (lood Beer, Cnenl Mqnew,
(loort Lemmiada, (lood Clgara,
Xept at the Citj Hotel.
i"y rnr. r.ooa. rrpritof.
Waron, JSwjgrj, Machine and Pl rt
pairin;, and general jibbing
I nm nnw prepared to do all kind af r.1riac
ot farm and other machlner?. tHr
i? a good lathe in mv aliep.
PETER R A On 17,
The old Reliable Wason Maker
h:n taken eharK of the Tra;;B ahep.
He is well known a a
NO. 1 Won KM AN.
Aw Wit-on and ICncr'le. mad H
Khop tin Sixth street opposite Srelcht's KtftblA
STJIKIGHT & MILLEH,
a mens 3fa n vfart u rcr,
and all kinds of harness Mock, constantly on
Repairing of all Kinds !
NEATL Y DONE ca SHORT NOTICE
NEW HARNESS !
TURNED OUT IN SHORT ORDER,
And Satisfaction (JuiininlpPfl.
tI!emcniber the place, Opposite TTtnry
P.oeck's Furniture Store, on Lower .Main Stiet,
st re ion
T rfr MILLER.
WE ARE GIVING
uaually kept in n
and be cuvinced of r air .Dealing.
Main and Third St's, Plattsmouth,.
GUTIDIAXN. & WECKHACil.