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VOLUME XVI. V
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2;i8S0.
mr Extra Copies of the TIkrald for sale hy
J. P. Young, at the Fost-OOlee News Depoi
.NEB BLl o
P I E S T
i i.,rr.MoLTH. Nebraska.
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A . 'v '. Mi I. A L ;l! I.I V. .
( K i i:n k
't'r.'i Bank Is now oM-n fr business at their
, v i .wnii. corner .Main ;ini nixm Miecis, aim
i- ; .! ; .:(( to tiiin-aet a i;enrui
otndi. Geld. Government and Local
ei";iit AM SOI.I).
llct-eidd a inl Intii'st Allow
ed ou Time Certificates.
. in paitof the United States and
;:: Tii! ; '. li i.i Towns and Cities
i f i''iri"n.
:.;;a:t Line and Allan Line
i v - ii u N!u:ix to bring out their friends fiom
P('l!l IIASK TKKI'.TS KJ..I I S
' o ii t Ii to I' 1 a 1 1 n iii o n t !i
Wrt SI'ECII'IC 3Ii:iI-l"K.
T'"..?E fflAflKjThe "n-at En-TflAD MARK
ir! i.U Ecuicdv :
Mi nut .ill I ii K
lire for Semi-
V nal Wcakiie!"-,
, k .-'pi-i 'laaton ilea
.-' n 1 in p o t c ii y .
.f V'.jJvJ and all diseas-
if "Si'lf-Aluse :
tiF:r. TASiitu. a I.s of AFTER TAIIK8.
M ;n-ny. I'iiivi'rs:i!I.:-;-;itiuli.jraiii in tlic back
I; ..'.;.- n!' 'i-!'i!ii l'r . :iinturt oi.l Aire, and
lo? n. '. '. r di-io.isi-s tli it lc.ul to Insanity or
F'i ii-ti in f! mil. and a 1 n-mature l ri a e.
, - l-i!l pai tiriilais' in our iiampldt't. '.vliirli
!' iif tusi'M 1 fii i l y rn iil l cvitv nu'.
;:! tu- S;u citii- M.'dicino i Folil by ail clrntr-gi-t-
.t per :i''-::i,r, r six .ack:.jr'! for .".
M' u 1: ! .ifiit free by mail on receipt of the
i i in '. i-v addn-s-inr
the i;;:ay meiucixk co.,
.. Kf'llAMi's' Jii.orK, Ikti:oit. Mini,
f .'." Sold in Vlat tsriiovitli and evcrywlieie. by
a i ii . .: . ; ; -.
- t ,r ,j
v::; : ;;. ..' ? tiV i!ir n -:
v.-", i i' -..jti nob ca-e .r
- ii5-'" ?
-r, ,.r- n r;tr-b:,v, J
J XioiU tile lir:-.i u&sc.'
, H TAt.t ant Vrl-
' 7'.? r-:c.,::.;,.T.U.of f !i t.
i , 1 l.l.'lS I- ll!'fr-' i-.t.r I
" M iu:xdcvlis"iiit;cis."
f ! TTor f oi""n Crrr I
I' i-ua tx-ai. .. -u.
-l F'- l, p.' I.i - r -i
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, -.' ; i tj t:ri!.rr-. "cu . i if
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r , J pi 'T rir: 1.1. :!-";. 1 .4
. T. r'i 'x 2
- ' Us' ., . I j
-MILLS' .iti.L. ' "TT r - ajyxrj
I'. ii v r saw .11" oro nn iramvumwi
t-i i- I ,r a : i.r:.;,i I.ivor. nil'l cure Costive
I; . . ...... . n.in.n II lull1 l)i:LrrhnA.
! v.t .m l Asu". uml lira ur..-fal ut
..n'v iVr;"s to ca!.jsu a iVc and
..i i f i:i ;.vf.4. Tin? l-'-st anli
ii :i.ti.i-.'i..l 1"..-...'H. Trice, l"c. a box.
.. r- .-' s 1 nv -U'. r; :v. Ui,a.la',he:inf
N. r; 1'rvi iirs i ! Kits, and is iho
5 t .1 r:: 1 -lv 1 NiTv.ms lT't""tt:on brought
? nn i v 1 ilrin '-.t'tr. over v. orij. niPlital
? sncV',? .1 'I !ti"r c n.s;. It n l.( vi-s tin; Pains
r"i( all !-.ii.4 ii.tii n ti"VT liiiiiriinw In tli
IbHlifsIrr, M. Y.
e BSeiil for Pamphlet
C a. ii T " - m m
i.'.M-ner Main ami See.md Streets,
Opiwit- d J. J4 R ii- ii:;rr Dtpot,
rL.vi tsmou rn, x
irAf.S AT ALL HOUilS.
Cigars and Tobacco,
KTJITS, ALL T-CTZsTJDS;
CONFECTIONERY. iiOTiONS, k
lim a 'hare of ill" j-ublic patrouae,
.-. ! y i-!iare (".cali: te -ive s;-tifacti'
I i a:
STilEKJilT k .HILL VAX,
If arm ss Ma )i;tf;"t!rers,
a-.d Ii kii.ds of harness snick, contar.tly on
rte-oairing- of all Kiirtls !
Nl.ATL r DONE ;:: SIOKV NOTICE
v7 HAEUESS !
TCiiNED OUT IN SHORT ORDER,
AinI S.c -sJ act ioil (I iiai ;tii'itt'l.
; i ;e i.S.ne. 1 ;-h:s:!( IJetiry
it.- S;n..., ,).. !,!( r Main Micet
ST Hi-1 CUT if- ZIII.LER.
II A. WATERMAN & SON
l:.Ie-:t:e and Hi tail Dealers in
t-trect. Corner of Fifth.
IV. '?'rs:OUTII, - - - - NEB
Still Better Rates for Lunlber
F . - jt-.,cg:ai.'ijn-niiinnt in mi ii
fififASy? -fi pMj
3 -iVsle:!:. 1 1 1; liot ul til Nervine. Unities of
u n mr.-.."-r ft two F-izi s; prices, 5"Jc.
& V.r:i5v.--J- t Omeaies nrc
ii,TA&mF JJodieinc every-
Schlegel & Nieman,
Successors to A. SriiLKr.r.L & Er.o.J
Aim dealers in
SMOKEKS' FANCY ARTICLES, SMOKING
T 0 B A C C 0 .
Special I5i:AMS and sizes of CIGAES made to
order, and satisfaction Kuaranteed. Cigar
cliiipiiijjs Fold for smoking tobaeco.
MaJ.; Street, one door west of ,1. S. Duke's store
Ojijttxitc l'ut Office,
l'LATTSMOVTH. Xku. Im3
Hardware, Catlsry, Nails,
Iioei, Wagon Sloli,
STOVES and TIN-WARE,
Iron, Wood Stock, Pumps,
FIELD A GARDEN SEEDS, HOPE,
AND ALL KINDS OF SHEET
IRON WORK, Ktpt in Stock.
" 31 a K i n ii iVMll c pa 1 r i n St
A 11 Work Warranted.
J. G- CHAMBERS,
Manufacturer of ar.d Denier in
ETC., ETC.. ETC.
Doii8 with Neatness Dispatch.
it e onlv place in town where" "Turley's pat-
eiit self adjustable horse collarsare poI
(JRDCE RIES OF ALL KINDS.
Lre stock of
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOEI) OUT AT COST
aid in fact everything you can call for in
the line of
CASK PAID FOR HIDES AND FUF.S.
All kinds of country bioduce taken in ex
hanne for goods.
The accun.tilatcd evidene of nearly thirty
years show that the Mitteis is a certain remedy
"tor malarial disease, as well as its surest pre
ventive : that it eradicates dys-epsia. consti
pation, livcrcnui-daiiit and nervousness, coun
teracts a tendency to front, rheumatism, urina
ry and uterine disorders, that it imparts vijior
to toe Ii-eble, and clieers tne inlinl wtiiie it in
vigorates t lie body.
For sale by ail Dru-rirists and Dealers
I'Xi llS-IVl-: ANXIEIY. or PROLONGED
STL'DY, will produce infirmity in the Ner
v us System, in proportion as the fdrenth of
that system is expended upon the mind In
troubled t liounlit. no are t lie organs tf diges
tion, Hssiinilation and uutritionrrendered inac
tive a::d slu-iisli in piopoit ion as the cystetn
becomes infirm. Every individual has someone
origan weaker than tt'.e rest, and this is always
tiie lirst to sutler dui inir nervous prostration :
forexample. atllictiiiR news sometimes causes
total suspension f tlie nmseular action of the
heart, when the paiienl is debilitated, produe-
mrz sudden hemorrhage and deal U . No doubt
any longer remains of the practicability of re
storim; I he nervous s -teni. and through the
nerves tlie muscles 01 the impaired organs.
FelloivM' 4'ni;iiiil ti.vrii-i of II.vpo-ho-lim-
has been proved to possess such
power in numerous instances. It will impart
oTi-enirih to oveicome trouble and atlllctiou.
Persons who are aceustoied to look upon the
dark side. nd wlio bee no pleasure in living,
011 using this svrup soon learn t value and en-
ov life, and those w no s;uuy ueirpiy oiu iiifr
hours, will find in the syrup a promoter of
tlie iMiwerof endurance ill the brain.
There is no absurdity in the fact that an im
paired nervous svstem causes -Lonsuinption,
Neuralgia. l;rnciiitis, Dvpepsia. Asthma. Ep
ileptic Fits. Whooping Cou-h. Heart Disease.
Htid a host of others ; then whv is it absurd
that l-'rlloivK' II vppho-nliites. which ef
feetual!y cures Nervous lability, should cure
these diseases also. "Kemove the cause and
the complaint will cease."
f-Ioo'K; out for the name and address, J. I.
FELLOW'S, St. .lohn. N. IL, on the yellow
wrapper 111 water mark, w liicli is seen oy noia
Ing the paper before the light-
Trice, $1..j0 per Bottle. Six for $7.50.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
A f PREHir-H TTATrTT AXI rHAI!f-
fflfcHTkstem-wiiider.Frec w ithevcryocder. Otit
W at troe. J . U. Uai lurd 4c Coi Caitw. 111.
i - n n srrn Ki ra t
P? R35!3 rT23
DR. II. JIKADi:,
rilYSrCIVN and SURGEON, ofllce In Fitz
Kerald Block, which will b open ay r niflit
M. A. BARTIUAH.
ATTORNEY AND SOLICITOR. Will Prac
lice in I lie state and Federal Courts. Ifesl
deuce. I'lattsiuouth. Nebraska. tlly
K. IC I.IYIX;TO.Y. 91.
PHYSICIAN & 6URGEOX.
OFFICE IIOCRS, from 10 a. m.. to 2 p. ni.
examining surpeon lor u. b. rension.
1H. W. II. HCI1II,IH.KCIIT,
PRACTISING physician, residence on
Chicapo Avenue, Plattr-mouth. Nebrsaska,
Ofllce in C. E. Wescott's Clothing Store. 42ly
ffUL !. HTHK,
COLLECTIONS M STJSCIALTr.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
surance and Collection Ajrencv. Office in Fitz
gerald s block, riattsinouiu, Nebraska. ?2nia
UKO. S. SMITH.
ATTORNEY AT LA AY and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special attention given to Collections
and an matters anectint' tne title to real estate
i kftir tn -il f1uir 'nvar llrur OtUnA Mtuttanirkiith
Nebraska. 40 1.
D. II. WIIKKLKIt A CO.
r 4 r lu viri" i..i i-.i jta iri.- nriA nr.tn.
, . . 1 f . a . v. . . i.uai I ' ' V. , . 1 I 111111 , . 1 1 L . 1.
suraiice Airents. Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax -payers. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy and sell real estate, negotiate
loans, &:e. loyi
XflTATfA' PI'RI.Tr! Will Httend In bovine
and selliii-; lands, examining titles, making
deeds, paying taxes and collecting debts. Will
also attend to law suits before a Justice of the
47tf Factouyville, Cass Co. Nkb.
SAM. 31. CIIAI'JIA.V,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And Solicitor in Chancery. Office in Fitzger
luyt rLAirsjiut 11,
K. B. WlNDIIAM. D. A. CAMPIUfLI..
Attorney at Law. Notary Public.
WIS 1II AM & CAMPKKLL.
COLLECTION AND REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Office over W. II. Baker & Co's Store.
Plattsmouth, Nebraska. 20ly
JAMES E. MOKKISON'. W. L. P.KOWXE.
Notary I ub:ie.
ATTOKNEYS AT LAW. Will practice in Cass
and adjoining count.-es ; gives special attention
to collection and abstracts of title. Ortice In
Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
STEVESSOX & ML' It FIX,
ATTOKNEYS AT LAW, riattsmonth and
Nebraska Cty, Neb.
IHOS. B. STEVENSON', I E. J. MURFIN'.
Nebraska City. Over Smith & Black's
Neb. I Drug Store,
13ly I riattsinouth. Neb.
ii XV. CLITTKR.
Ofllce on Main Street over Solomon & Na
than's Store. 34jy
PLATTSMOUTH, NEB. .
C. ni:iSE:S iroprJe4or.
Flour, Com ileal & Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
prices. The highest prices paid for Wheat and
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
FRED. D. LEIINIIOFF,
Morning Dew Snloon !
South-east corner Main and Sixth Streets.
Keep the best of
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
33m9 Constantly 011 Hand.
C EIAKB.i:S W.1UUE.
PliATTSJIOlTH X F. II It A SKA.
Place of business on Main St., between 4th
and 5th streets. Shampooing, Shaving, chil
dren's hair cutting, etc. etc.
If you want any
Fire or Ornamental Brick,
J. T. A. HOOVER,
LOUISVILLE, - - NEBRASKA.
BATES & KOHNKE,
New Carpenter Shop 011 Main Street,
Corner of 7th.
In the Carpenter line.
SIGN, CARRIAGE AND ORNA
Shop over the Brick Block next t
FLATTSMOLTII. 4ly NEB.
Excelsior Barber Shop.
J. C. BOONE,
One door west of SolomonIt Nathan's Store.
SHAVING AND SUAMFOOING
Especial attention given to
CUTTING CHILDREN'S AND LA
SALL AND SEE BOOXE, GEXTS,
And iret a boon in a
ETC., ETC., ETC.
One Door East of the Post-Ofllce, Plattsmouth,
Practical Workers in
SHEET IRON, ZINC, TIN, BRA
ZIER Y, dc, etc.
Large assortment of Hard ana Soft
rumps, Gass Pipes and Fittings.
Wood and Coal Stoves for
HEATING OR COOKING,
Always on Hand.
Every variety of Tin, Sheet Iron, aad Zinc
Work, kept in Stock.
MAKING AND REPAIRING,
Done on Short Notice.
igT'EVEIirTHIXG WARRANTED 1 !.
PBICKS LOW DOWX.
S TuiJi-'-io.! Imt:i-I In
r J " . if t '- r 1 1 ltm UtnM-i
-1 ',' - t - l
-i u . I - i-. j". . I .-- I' r4mnMl'H9
- 4 .. r mi- .1. J- 't4-tpj.fi(M -ruft-'
UMiii4tAji t-Hiu ,b,ivr,'.jliwiaUl)i. V
A. R. PADDOCK. IT. . Senator, Beatrice.
ALVIN SAUNIUKS. U. S. Senator. Omaha.
E, K. VALENTINE, Itepreseotat e. West Point.
ALiini s aisi n. I'avernor. Lineoin.
S. J. ALKXADKR, Secretary of Suite.
F. '. LEI DTK 1. Auditor. Lincoln.
G. a. RARTLETT, Treasurer, Lincoln.
S. Ii THOMPSON. Supt. Publie Instruction.
F. 51. DAVIR. Land Commiasioner.
C. J. DILWORTH. Attorney General.
KEY. CO. HARRIS. Chaplain of Penitentiary.
DK. H. P. MATT11EWSON, Supt. Hospital for
S. MAXWELL. Chief Justice. Fremont.
GEO. B. LAKE, Omaha.
A MAS A COBB, Lincoln.
Second Juiiciat Dittriel.
S. B. POUND. Judge. Lincoln.
W. C. SHOWALTEK, Clerk District Court, i
A. N. SULLIVAN, County Judge.
J. 1. TL'TT. County Clerk.
J. M. PATTERSON, County Treaurer.
R. W. HYERS. Sheriff.
E. H. WOOLEY. Co. Sup't Tub. Instruction,
ti. W. FAIRFIELD. Surveyor.
P. P. GASS, Coroner,
JAMES CRAWFORD. South Bend Precinct.
SAM'L RICHARDSON. JUt. Pleasant Precinct.
ISAAC WILES, Plattsmouth Preeiuet.
J. W. JOnNSON, Mayor.
J. M. PATTERSON, Treasurer.
J. D. SIMPSON, City Clerk.
RICHARD VIVIAN, Police Judge.
W. I. JONES, Chief of Police.
F. E. WHITE, Chief of Fire Dept.
1st Ward F. GORDER. C. H. PARMELE.
2d Ward G W. FAIRFIELD. J. V. WECK-
3d Ward D. MILLER. THOS. l'OLLOt;X.
4th Ward P. McCALLAN,
iJotltn aster JNO. W. MARSHALL.
B. & M. R. KJTime Table.
Taking Effect October 17, 1380.
FOR OMAHA FROM FLATTSMOUTn.
leaves 8 :15 a. m. Arrives 10 :00 a. m.
2 :45 p. m. " 7 :25 p. m.
" 6 :30 " " ' 8 :25 a. m.
FROM OMAHA FOR rLvTTSMOCTH.
Leaves 8 :-!0 a. m. Arrives 9 :30 a. m.
6 :15 p. 111. ' 4 :f 0 p. in.
" 6 ;30 " " 8 :15 " "
FOR THE WEST.
Leaves Plattsmouth D :20 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln. 12 -5 D. m. : Arrives Kearney. 40 p. m.
i-eaves riaitsmoutii at 6 :ao p. in. : arrives at
Lincoln at 9 :15 t). ni.
trehrht leaves at 10 -.20 p.m. ana at 4 :oo a. m.
Arrive at Lincoln at 3 : 40a. in. ana a :oo a. in.
FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney. S -.30 a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
l .00 i. m. Arrives l'lattsmoutn . 3 :20 p. ni
Leaves Lincoln at 7 :io a. in., arrives at
Plat tsmout h 9 a. 111.
KieiLMit leaves Lincoln at 13 :05 b. m. and 7 :00
t I'tattsiiiouth at 5 :Xri n. m. and
12 :10a. in.
Kxnress. fi :00 a. m.
Passenger, (train each day) 4 :25 p. rn., except
r . . .1 I... . . I . : 1 '..t. a ( ..tin ' 1
oaiuiiiay. r.vei iiiiiu caiuiuii; a nm w.i-
nects at the usual time.
U. V. U. U. Time Table.
TakiuQ Effect Sunday, October 17, 1SS0.
BLOOM IN tiTOX.
8 :10a ill
2 : 20
3 : 'M
ARRIVAL AM) 1IEHARTIRE OF
EASTERN, NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN.
I lletmi-r Ksist - .4 r 00 oni
Arrive 9 :.T0 am CB&KC North4 :00 pin
4 : OO pill I rouiii o : w am
I C B & Q East C :00 am
OMAHA. VIA B. M. IN NEB.
Arrive to : 30 am Depart 3 : 10 pm
WESTERN. VIA I. & M. IN NKB.
Arrive 4 :10 pm I Depart : :30 am
Arrive 11 :00ani I Depart t :00 pm
ROCK BLUFFS AND UNTON MILLS.
Arrive 11 :00 am Depart 1 :0 pm
J. W. Marshall. P. M.
WEEPING WATER BANK
or BCCD IIROS.
This Bank Is now open for the transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business.
Kecelved. and Interest allowed on Time Certi
Drawn, and available in the principal towns
and cities of the United States and Europe.
Agents for tlie celebrated
Wmi Liie of Steamers.
Purchase your tickets from us.
Through from Europe to any
Point in the West.
BEED BROS., 2Kf Weeping Water. Neb.
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H a o.
We iaavite -m IFali stud Clo Hmpectiosa of cmi
I T Tii r stiA S( v JJL XI
CALL AND SEE THAT
JVatiorial (Rejpziblicari TLclcat
For President of tlie Unite! States,
GEN. JAMES A. GARFIELD,
State Platform of the Republican
1. The Republicans of Nebraska most hear
tily endorse the profession of principles formu
lated by the national republican convention at
Chicafeo. and pledge their unswerving support
to the candidates there nominated.
2. We affirm that the" doctrine of national
evereignty Is t"ue fundamental principle upon
which the perpetuity of the nation rests, and
that the principle of home rule as enunciated
by the democratic party is but the cautious ex
pression of the Calhoun doctrine of state rights ;
is revolutionary In its character and destiuctive
to the unity of tlie nation.
3. We regard the recent seizure of the polls
and wholesale robbery of the franchises of the
republican citizens of Alabama, by the demo
cratic officials, surpassing In the magnitude
aad effrontery of the crime, all former efforts ef
their party under the Tweed plan in New York,
er the Mississippi plan In the south, as a fair
specimen 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 the most earnest
endeavor to defeat the party of brigandage aad
fraud at the polls in November.
4. We have considered "what Lee and Jack
son would do If they were alive," and have
determined te employ our best energies in
preventing the seizure of the national govern
ment by their living comrades throufch the
frauds of a "solid south."
5. We congratulate the people of the state
epon its rapid increase of population and wealth
and upon the good measure of prosperity that
has rewarded their labor ; upon the rapid p
baildlng of our material interests since the suc
cess of resumption aud 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 ef abuses, and prevent extortionate dis
crimination in charges by railroad corporations.
7. We most cordially Invite 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 andespected.
The French make cognac for export
from potatoes, and much eau de co
lo'jne comes from the same source.
rnirnm- - "
Cam juice, extracted by tcv:iir
the clam. is nouris : Tin sand necp::ihl
to vo.ik 6toioach- wild trood l"r C'-L
B.K.I L.I Oil
.& m kl . ML M. w. mm. . a m.
For Vice-President of tne United States,
GEN. CHESTER A.-ARTHUR,
OF UEW YOEK.
Fruits and vegetable food are bet
ter than meat when the thermometer
gets up iuto the nineties.
M range amUes.
The great jkucjIic i.i l.idia is the
bctei nut, of wliicii anjlo-Saxon
perhaps tortuuatcly know nothing.
The betel mi t is the seed of the areca
palm, which is extensively cultivated.
As nearly every native chews betel,
the consumption of areca nuts is in
credibly givat. In the l'hillipiues
the laborer is paid in betel rods as he
is with coo j t- e i cs in sonic parts of
Porn, and t:.e buu-l nut is one of the
mosi. val.ial.lo articles of produc-j in
Sumatra. -Tlie gieater part of tins is
land's export joes to China. Tho
bvtcl nut isaoout tho bizeof a cherry,
sliiilly pear bin ped, very hard, and
extern. illy not umike a nutmeg of in
ferior quant'. In India it is prepared
for chewing by being cur into lung,
narrow sir. ps, a. d wrapped in leaves
of the so-cllcd bo. el pepper, previous
ly dusted on osie side v;tn the quick
lime of c.t.ciiicd shells. In the Phil
ippines, a buyo, as the betel roll is
cal h d; is ottered to every one w ho enters
a hou-e, just as a pinch of snulT or a
pipe is in Western countries. Every
one who can afford it puts a fresh bayo
in his mouth every hour, which he can
chew and suck for half an hour at
least. The visible effects of the betel
arc that it promotes the flow of tlie
saliva and lessens perspiration. It
tinges the mouth, the teeth, and lips
with a viv.d red which is not orna
mental; but as an offset it imparts an
agreeable odor to the breath, an I is
supposed to fasten the teeth, cleanse
the gums, and cool the liioiilh. The
juice is usually, but not always, swal
lowed. On those who are accustomed
to use it, the betel exerts a weak but
continuous aud sustained exhilarating
influence. All throth Southern In
dia and the Spice Islands every person
who owns a bit of land usually grows
the leaves of thepar, or betel pep
per, for his own consumption. Only
tobacco, among the narcotics iu com
mon use, is consumed in larger quan
tities than the betel nut. In India be
tel forms the second great necessary of
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Soir.t: friinilies in Brooklyn have
been poisoned by lemon meringue,
which the baker hnd prepared in a
copper xt-.ii el. Nothing of an ncid
nature should efer be cooked in a cop
per vessel. Tho acetate of copper
never ngrecs with even a strong stom
ach. It is paid that potato water is useful
in re-'uciiig tin inflammation attend
ing infl -minatory rheumatism. Slice
raw potr-dous as if to fry them, and
cover them with water. Allow theui
to stand an hour or two and then
drain oil" the water. Sponge the af
fected parts frequently with this wa
ter. There is but one organ which is com
mon lo all animals whatsoever; some
are without eyes, many without noses;
some have no lu a !s, others no tails,
some neither one nor the other; some
there are who have no brains, others
very happy ones; some no hearts,
others very bad ones but all have a
Tlie income of the Duke of West
minster is said io be newly $l5,Ooo a
day. Most of his wealth is in red es
tate iu London. An ardviit desire of
the Duke's lite is said to have been
realized in the recent winning of the
Derby by on; of his hores. 1 1 is ex
citement on learning that he had suc
ceeded is reported to have been "some
thing i ainful to behold."
There are some strange coins still iu
existence. A shilling piece was not
long ago found in England, which
showed on examination that the ob
verse and the iv vcr.se of the coin were
divided, but united by a lino screw,
lleing opened a half-penny was en
closed, w hicli also was divided; that
being op- ne t a farthing was enclosed,
and also divided; within the last a
half fat thing was similarly enclosed.
Tins elaborate penny is the same as
the old heavy penny of George III.,
lTD'J. It has been placed in the Brit
Americans traveling abroad gener
ally come to the conclusion that lor
eign beauty is over-estimated. In
Italy there is a sfiteiy beauty ot form
and richness of color among the peas
ants, accompanied by a stolid impas
s.vene.ss; the vaunied beauties of
Spam are dumpy little women, with
s.Jlow laces and no intelligence. Iu
Vienna a. one, of all the great cities in
Europe, beauty is as common among
women u it is in Si. Louis and Balti
more, and there the beauty comes from
tne Hungarians across the river. Iu
Paris there is a type of female beauty,
dainty, re lined sunt exquisite, but
fragile and delicate as the hot house
exotic, which it retcmbles.
Spiders enjoy a curious provision of
Nature which en.ibles them to live
under waer. The creature goes to the
surface of the water and moves all its
legs busily, just as if it were trying to
crawl out of the water. Suddenly it
gives a sharp jerk or kick, and uives
below the biirlacc. It then looks ex
actly as it it were surrounded by a
cac of polished silver, on ing to a
bubble of air which it has inclosed
between its long Liud legs. Besides
this there arc a number of smaller
bubbles which cling to the other legs,
and which can be added to the princi
pal bubble when needed. Tnis sup
ply of air is sufficient to last the spi
der for a considerable time.
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'n-.tinnod, I'm f.t.r?,' f'aid the cap
"Ai d I'll intrridTiee Vou to Deicon
Pcnfie d," a ided Mrs. TVrobialh. "I'm
poiir; to lc married to him next week,
and he has t -vo d.mg'rers out in Penn
pylvania, and, if yon don't object, I'll
Fond two of those gt-nt awkward pic
tures cut to them and keep tlie ono
tlmt dear Dr. Duffer iravfl in- tho ono
out of tho Onu-lex Gtllery."
SoUapt. Terebinth aud Mrs. For
rester were check-mated, and Dr.
Duffer's artistic investment was in
vain. And no ono was pleased but
Roland Tinto, and his impeiiiiiou3
A (I'ravc Question.
Ti: murderer of to-day is generally
u i iu-vinc ; but it is odd how un-
i riutrly your insane murderer picks
o'i! the very person he wants to wreak
his vengeance on. The dangerous
lunatics in the asylum don't select
their victims with such judgment.
They would just as soon kill ono man
as a:mt her, and sometimes a little rath
er. The insane murderer discrimi
nates, ho ctlculates, he worki up hi
lit a( the most timely moment, and he
wast s no force on people that he hat
no ji'udgs aain-d. No liap-haztrd-killiug
for him. His victims are se
lected Willi great care, and his killing
is tneivdiy done symmetrically and
successfully. Ah, tlie insane murder
er is the very upper crust ot iuuauity.
He makes liU mtrk iu the world.
He noes ujt live iu vain.
Collodion as a (Jcneratorof electricity.
Professor Guthrie ha sotye time
since utilized the mixture of collodion
and India rubber for this purpose,
and also given it a wider scope. As
regards electricity, it is very rem li k
able' that if you rub glass willi the
sheet of India rublcr and collodion,
negative electricity is excited, where,
ordinarily spcakim.', positive electric
ity, is generated. One of the appli
cations the Professor has given to this
collodio-caoutchouc is the form it ion
of miniature balloons for experiment
al purposes. An ordin u y glass tl isk
is first coated inside with collodion
by roiling the liquid roun I and r und
iiiside. When dried, a layer of Iu ti i
rubber is given to the collodion in the
atne way, an I then another layer of
collodion, and so on, till four or five
thicknesses of collodion are reached.
When dried, the linn is eisily de
tached by lifting it at the neck of the
flask, and pouring between it and the
glass a little acidulated water. The
balloon then comes out perfectly well
shaped, and ready to bo filled with
any gas which it may be desired to
try, and the neck is well secured by
waxed silk or any other suitable
means. In experimental physics there
seem to be many applications of this
medium, an I no doubt it will come
It may le used, says the Photo
graphic Nctcs, to tic uoTu the stop-
pet's ot bottles ; :in I nci'e its plnbiiity
: is of o ru.it servo e, as mere is no :e of
that its 'giee .blen ds in opening a
. stoppered boilie w.iio i n is b eu lied
! tlowu with tin oiuiuary bladder.
' Photographers have before now
i brought into prominence .some pro
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value had njt becu previously rccog-uized.