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jJlfO. 4? yVlAClURPHT, JlDITOR.
PLATTSMOUTH, MARCH 31, 1881.
Ckites & Ramsey are moving into
their new office, over Solomon & Nath
an store in Fred Gorder's new building-
Sciit r.z has been eating Indian meal
at Boston. lie made mush of the
red skin3 and the white skins down
there are feteing him in consequeuce.
A c ocxtkyman writes to the Blair
Pilot and asks if Rill Mahone is any
relation to Relle Mahone. Tl e Pilot
thinks YHll is Belle's grand-son, maybe.
The Reminiscences of olden limes
vn the outside is from some sketches
in the Republicon not long since. We
reproduce them as pen pictures of the
days tlr.it are gone.
The Inter-Ocean came out Saturday
with a 32-page paper, being the tenth
anniversary of its existence. It was a
grand old paper, and we rejoice in its
success, knowing what it costs in
money, trains and work to build up
such a newspaper.
A STREET KAILKOAD in LsIlCo'.n IS
now the trouble that supersedes water
'works for the moment, or rather, they
have got more water works (around
Salt Creek) than they need, and so
give therm-ehes a rest while they
build a railroad. Tom Kennard is the
inventor of the present scheme, and as
usual, they ail smell a mice at once, or
think they do.
We call attention to the rejort of
the Parmer's Institute at Weeping
Water on the lust page. With this we
have received other papers read Defore
"the same.which we shad publish from
time to thnv. In fact, but for the
sickness of employees, one of the pa
pers would have appeared this issue.
We think these meetings very useful
in bringing out information and en
couraging sociability, and when the
p ipers present any merit at all. are
glad to publish them at all times.
A new plow and harrow combined
has been invented by a Mr. Sacket, of
Pennsylvania. It is thought to be of
importance enough to devote over
half a page- of Harper's Weekly to cuts
and a description of it. It consists ot
a complete iron beam plow similar to
others only mounted on wheels one of
which run in the furrow and is aim
ed with shari knives which pulverize
the dirt as it is thrown off from the
mould-board, thus harrowing the
ground at onco and saving an extra
trip and the tramping and packing of
after teams upon the land. It has
been tested at various fairs east, mid
is pronounced a success. Three horses
work it and it saves an immense
amount of time and labor and leaves
t lie land more thoroughly pulverized.
We have, received a copy of Mrs.
Prances Hodgson Burnett's new novel,
"A Pair Barbarian" from the pub
lishing house of James R. Osgowd &
Co., Boston, Mass., who are issuing
the work in bound form, it having
previously appeared as a serial in
Scribner's magazine. Mrs. Burnett
has risen almost at a bound to the
front rank of writers of fiction, the
lii st of her novels w hich appeared in
Scribner's Magazine, '"That Lass
O'Lowries,' being received with the
utmost enthusiasm. This was lol
by Haworth's." somewhat after the
na ire style; "iul later in the same mag
azine, "Louisiana" which treated ot
a totally different phase of life. "A
Pair B.iibarian" was republished b
Scribner from Godey's Lady's Book,
and apparently meets with as much
favor as its preuecessors. It is a
faithful character sketch of a young
American girl from Nevada, whose
father was a bonanza king, and grati
fied his only daughter's every wish
The story represents an episode of her
life wherein she visits an English
aunt and horrifies the residents of the
dull old English town by her uncon
ventional manner and shocking disre
gard of their extreme conservative! 'i)
ways. Mrs. Burnett has happily suc
ceeded in depicting the character of an"
American girl without the charactei
islics denominated "fast" which unfor
tunately is tow often considered a con
comitant part. The fair barbarian is
womanly, with a certain dignity of
her own and with a most affectionate
disposition. Mrs.Burnett possesses one
quality that stamps her the true novel
ist and which is very rare, the ability
to depict so many utterly different
phases of life. With too many of our
authors to read one of their works is
to obtain the key to all but "That Lass
O'Lowries" affords no key to the design
of -Louisiana" that in turn gives no
insight to the "Fai Barbarian."
What charming phase or life Mrs.
Burnett will give next we do not
know, but we shall certainly find out
.is soon as she makes it public and we
advise all our readers to peruse the
Pair Barbarian and then follow our
example in reading whatever else mav
emanate from her pen.
Irish Wrongs and Agrarian Outrages.
To the Editor of The Sun Sir: The
following figures, taken from Magu ire's
"Irish in America," go to show some
of the appliances used by England for
Ireland's amelioration: Prom the year
184G until 181 that is. immediately
following the famine there were
served 32.1S3 ejectments, on which
140,83o human beings were turned out
on the roadside to starve and die.
Prom 1S-I9 until 1853 there were 47.115
ejectments, and the total ejected was
559 000, the year 1850 alone being cred
ited with 74,009 of thes? oSicial mur
rlers. When to this is added the loss
to the country between the years 1841 J
and 18'J3 of .'5,090,000 of its pewple. ;
.irivon hv f in.ru and the operations i
of English law from their own lan.l,
mav nnt he ilcpmwl out of place to
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ask the defenders ot u.e sjsiem m.u,
has produced such widespread evil,
how mtny agrarian crimes would- it
take to balance these outrages on hu
tisi: floods: tijc floods:
the floods! , '
At Last They Come!
THE OLD PLATTE FOB ONCE A LONO
WAI OUT OF ITS B4SKS.
Property Destroyed and Lites Lost.
The past week has been one ol
trouble and danger to m:ny of the
residents of our fair state on the low
lands of the Platte and its tributaries
and on the bottoms of the upper Mis
souri. Last Friday the B. & M. passenger
crossed the Platte River bridge the
last time; Saturday morning both the
B. & M. and U. P. trains come round
by Council Bluffs and Pacific Junction
and by Plattsmouth west. Sunday no
trains got through even on that route
as the bridge on Salt Creek near Ash
land was damaged and track washed
out near Cedar Creek. In fact the
U. P. train got between the two breaks
and had to stay theie until late Mon
In tho meanwhile the Platte ruatj
above and spread all over the bottom
above the "" and . urrounJed Mrs.
Stull's house so that oi Monday her
self and boys were taken off in boats
and the cattle and stock swam to high
The river is lull of debris of luml er
yards, bridges and stiuctures from
above on the i'iatte.
About SOD leei of the Platte bridge
is out on the norih side. The bleaks
at Ashland and Cedar Creek have been
repaired and trains (both U. P. and
B. & M.) have been running regular
ly from here west since Tuesday.
Telegraphic reports say Columbus,
Schuyler, Valley, North JJenu and
Piemotit were all badly inundated and
there has heeii much loss of life and
property all alciig the Pialte above
The Missouri river Monday morn
ing was 14fi JJin aboveiow watermark
and ltt higher than any spring rise
known since 1S5 7.
In town we have been moat fortun
ate, the snow and ice going oil grad
ually and doing no damage whatever,
whereas every one expected a terillic
ilood and great loss of property.
We believe we rtmaiked once before
that we thought Forepaugh must be
coming Leio this summer. We guess
he is, and among his noccltiex to
draw he has advertised for the
handsomest- woman in the world
SI 0,000 premium tie. oi.-'TIeie is a
chat witli Jiis agent on the matter;
Charles LI. liny, the Agent of Adam
Forepaugh, the siiowuj.ii;, threw
down liis pen and greeted the Mirror
reporter c.ntiailiy, and ;iiier a little
urgiug, eonstnud to bubunt to the in
terviewing process. In answer to in
terrogatories lie said:
J lie iiiteu-SL. in the beaulilLl wo
man has exceeded our most angiime
expectations. 1 he purag:;;p,.tii have
ANY AMOUNT OK FITX
at the expense of Dr. Mary Walk.:
Mrs. Stanton, and even Olive Logan
has come in for her share. In one re
spect. Dr. Mary Walker would be a
lilting contestant for the .$10,000 piize.
as sh'i is accustomed to wearing !
trousers, and would be perfectly at
home in th Oriental costume which
the princess must wear in Mr. Fore
pai.gh's grand spectacle and it will be
A MUST GOUUKOfS SI'EIlTAC EE
iepi vsenting in expenditure not a cent
less than .200,000. Such is the setting.
Now we are in search of the jewel
lhe loveliest lady in the land,' one
who w ill indeed look the ijriir.es.s; a
woman as fair as a poet's dream. One
thing I wish to explain: the lucky
lady, whoever .she may be, is not to be
put on exhibition, as
SOME NEWSPAPERS MISAl'l'itKIlKN D,
to be gaped at like a curiosity in a
sideshow. She will have an apart
ment in our pal. ice coach, a turnout
and coachman at her command, be
quartered at the best hotels, and after
ueiiig selected as the successful Com
petitor, ail that is required is. that she
look her silent role in the street page
ant, ami comply with the ordinary
rules of Uk- establishment. One priv
ilege Mr. Porep;iug!i reserves: the sole
control of the photographs of the
chosen beauty. If you wjjl examine
the scrap-book you will see ll.:;t not
alone have the paragraphers ii.du'g.'d
in their banter, about the beautiful
woman, but the editors in-chief have
woven essaM that are full of profund
ity and historical iore.
THE PROFESSIONAL 1K A f TV,
is a fact in society, and Ad.tm Fore
paugh, in making his $10,000 offer for
the services of the most beautiful
woman, for a period of thirty weeks
p-opuses that Booty and Beauty shall
The postman coming in with an
armful o- mail, your reporter with
drew leaving Mr. Day to inspect the
new arrivals in the way of photo
graphed feminine loveliness.
Spet-ial biterary Note from ifrribner k
A paper by 11. XV. Emerson, on his
personal impressions of Thomas Car
lyle, made up from his unpublished
letters written at the time of his first
visit lo England, w iil appear in Scrib
ner for May. The pubj ieation is maile
by special arranpemeirt with Mr.
Emerson and th Massachusetts II is
toxieal .Society, before which the paper
was read, and in the minutes of which
it is to b primed after its appearance
(iraml Train Note.
Ed. IIkrai.I): The farmers in this
community that litl not get their
corn Ju.sked last fall have commenced
again within the last few days. T.
Else and "Doe" Coon with their fam
ilies star led for Norton Co .Kansas a
little over a week ago.
The Farmers' Alliance hero from
which it was hoped much goinl vvatihj j
lesuu, seems io ie a ueau teiiri. j ii
enthusirtm which was awakened
among the fam:ers has died out. If
the farmers would w-.jk together, and
in harmony they might accomplish
some ot the results at last which the
Alliance aims but this they do not do.
Our winter term of school will close
this week. We understand the school
will give an exhibition the last even
ing. Win. Lanham has moved on the
farm be purchased of Mr. Snyder.
Mrs. Elster will move into her farm
west of Luella this week. George
Hon ton from Iowa is visiting at his
"IN TIIL MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE
Sudden Death of Mrs. E. B. Fairfield.
Last Saturday's. train from Lincoln
had on board Chancellor Fairfield who
whs on his way east to meet the re
mains of his wife at Meudota, 'III.
The following dispatch received by
friends in Lincoln explains all:
Battle Creek, March 23.
Dispatch received from City Mar
shall of Mendota. III., stating mother
was found dead ui her room. I start
to-night, have father meet me there.
Mrs. Fairfield was on her way home
from Michigan where she had gone
with her. daughter May, who has been
an invalid for ihe past three or four
months, stopping on her return at
Mondota, and sometime during Friday
was found dead in her room at the
Hotel. She leaves a large family to
mourn her loss.
Of all the names ear ever hear the
dearest and most respected of all is
mother." The Angel of Death on its
rounds will call for us all sooner or
later but w hen the call is made for
her tho blank seems like something
that can never be filled and we can
only say "Thy will be done." She who
sympathized in all our sorrows and
rejoiced in all our victories, is gone,
taken away without a moment's
warning. "Yet after all, it may be
best, just in the happiest, sunniest
hour of all the voyage, while eager
minds are kissing every sail, to dash
against the unseen rock, and in an in
stant iiei.i llm
bjl.'yws roar above a
sunken ship." But
duty was well done.
w hite hi iu jj'.T
v better mother
never lived, caring for her own more
than for herself, and ever ready to do
a kindness for oilier, ol.e was beloved
and respected by all who knew her,
Peace to her memory and may the
motherless ones follow hei teachings
until they meet again "in that home
not made by hands but eternal in the
Among tho new advertjseificuts
in this issue will be found one from
Messrs. Rathrone. Sard & Co., man
ia fact uter of the pejebrated "Acorn
Stoves and Ranges." The diatlnpt
le;d which "Acorn" stoves have taken
in all the markets of the world, is be
ing em phasized each year by the fact
that no live stove merchant who care
fully SCuliikii his best interests consid
ers bin stock complete unless it em
braces some numbers of these renown
ed goods. Every stove is fully war
ranted ; and a special feature of the
best grades of "Acorns" is their pat
ent Asbestos lined otcu doors for re.
tabling the heal in the oven and ecoii
omizing in fuel. The "Acorn Oil
.stove," emVaeing many new features,
has been added to the Acorn line for j
the season of 18S1, For a fuller dis- i
cription f Acorn" Moves, end for a
sample copy of The Acorn Time., pub-
lished by R tthbone, Sard & Co.. Chica
go. I'd. See their
anot her column.
lale of Orerlaul Iravel
Prairie Grove, Rem' .;:: C.,
Kan. March 1SS1. $
Ed. Heuaj.u; We started from the
old home on ine tub and got to Weep
ing Water the first day; the next day
we started late on account of a light
rain aud made a big drive to gel to
the house of Judge W., the man who j
t.ed the wedding knot, lor us, but ants! j
io i nau loere, j
so we drove on to the barn of
liobb. This man lives in his barn
bill it. is :i heal t -is l.u i'i. :u :i niimiiL-iii
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i .:ii.-eu ms stoiK out lo maKe room ,
lor us, whiuli p,ejsed us, you bet, for ;
it rained nearly all night The next j
day we got about tour mi.es. swanked j
our four horse team in the s u.-h aim j
RICH t filn!-J 0 t V ifijl t i 1 1 ir t I.ont .nt I
1 m . II t , - I
" - .--'b -"""'"!
ihe hordes oeii g so ci.itletl they coulo j
nostand for some time alter; we j
vvaued across, trot tho other teum.
hitehetl it to the hind end of the vva- J
on and hauled it out. We ilien drove
around to Ihe hotise of Mr. Bed id 1 :
where Vi 5.tay d two nights; Ihe first !
it rained, the nt.-i.fc jt snowed an I j
froze up, m.tiiiii"; it wurs- lii.tt. ,";
for we had to o ahead and break Un I
ice lor Hie horses. We lin illv ot lo
Lincoln before sundown on the lit Mi I
day. We found Sail Creek hih ail j
over the hsttoiti and heard the bridges !
were goi.tf (,i the Bines, so we -,'oi. '
another car at Lii.,.:' ji, for which we;
had to pay the same pi i;y?lid at
Blattsmokith, besides bein swindled ;
out of tl pass back to I'iattsinoulh. j
TiiO Heut piomised the pass before j
loading ilia c-tr jn iresenee of thn ei
ul!l,osi-Q :ili I :il'!i.!- I. m : nrr it !
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and said we were mistaken, to f ;nV
you ever make a contract with him i
put it down in black and wnite ami !
save ten dollars. We ran up to Hast- i
lu-s. found our .id friend J'io.m-
Campbell, there in the grocery busi-
ness, staid llicie all night. The next j
day the snow was nearly all Rone from j
there to Bed Cloud. The Ilepuhlie ui
Biver had been very high, great cakes
of ice all over the bottom and had
been on the It. It. track; found the
bridge. ul go.'je om Republican; after
running down io .pe"ji;y we began to
find snowdrifts, and the buli..
the more snow. W'e stoppeil at Ilul
bell. Thayw, Co., a nice little town
built since I was here last fSl, of 250
inhabitants. We there had to plank
the railroad bridge, lead our horses
over, and run the wagon ly b ind over
Hos Creek so on the 17lh we got
home, all wil but yorse olT by a lilt!
over $200 for the niovc, J,. W. I".
How it Was I)oi!.
"How do you manage," said a lady
tt her friend, "to appear so happy ami
gotxi nature,! an ttn urn,' "i J-j
ways have Parker's! (!iny-r Tonic har ;
dy," was the reply, "and thin easily i
keep myself and family in pood health, i
When I am well I always feel good j
natured." Head about it in another i
linn Itiipptiiv. I Secnreu. . j
Happiness is the absence oi or i
annoyance, and Wiit iever there is pain
there is disease. A pain in the lower
port ion :f the hotly indicates a dist or
der of Haiitw Uiitd. If tliere is any odor
orcolor or deposit in the urir.e, it ijierins
disease, jmil reiinires atlenritiii at once
We have heard many of our friends
speak of the remarkable power of
Warner's Safe Kidney and Liver Cure
and are convinced there is nothing so
certain and valmble for all disorders
pf tha urinary system, both m ile and
"nr Ecmjjcraucc Column.'
KDITKD BY TIIK WOMAN'S CHKISTIA.V TKM
" . l'XUASCK INIO.N'.
"For God. anJ Home, ami Native Iiiid.
Oh! life-invigorating, toil-soothing
hope, who would pluck thee from the I
bosom of mankind? We know how to account fur
Aged as I am, and my hair white j MHllo,,e " 1 Rid.iivWrger now, and
from the frost ot many winters, hope j the double i.i Virginia? Mr Rid
is not the only soother of my griefs dleberger is Mr. Tiios. W. Shryock's
and troubles. The earth for me has j iH'phew. .and W. B. Shryock's own
lost it's dearest charms. My daughters,
those little ones lhat once climbed up
on my knee and whispered father, aud
that lovely being, on whom was lav
ished the adoration of my youthful
heart, who answered to the name of
mother, sleeps in the silent tomb, and
I, like an aged oak which is stripped
of it's branches, stand a monument of
God's merey on this side ihe grave.
Vet think you 1 ata without hope V Oh
no. Although to the world and it's
pleasures I am iu longer a vo:ary,
though I have acted my part in the
great drama of life save the last and
final scene yst I have hope, for when
the angel of death shall come and
beckon me away, I Uope to be gathered,
into the garner of my God. Ah yes,
beyond the grave I look, and in Abra
ham's bosom hope to dwell, to walk in
the streets of the New Jerusalem, and
bask in the beams of a Saviour's love
This is the last :f iCi.it hnn. and the c.m
worthy of all acceptation. Ask me if
I would part With mv hone. I answer.
'not for Cross us' gold, not for a kingly
crown.' "For what shall it profit a man
it im gaj;;
jrje whoh; world
- Wine at Weddings
Tuk Christina Statesman
that a f lt'ig) Rian staged recently that
at three weddings !i had lately attend
ed in Cincinnati wine was used, and
that in each case somebody became
disorderly. In one case the bride be
came so boierous that her friends
had to take her in hand.
A "calm" view of temperance, if it be
at the same time a wise view, advises
the disuse, of wine at weddings.
His Breath did it!
Illustrative of the wonders of
fecieupu and the marvels of the tele
phone, tho London Punch prints the
"The principal (from th city,
through the telephone, to toe foreman
at the 'works'): TIow do you get on,
Pat?' Irish foreman (in great awe of
the instrument ) : "Very well, sir. Tne
gjods is sent off.' Principal (knowing
Pat's failing;; 'What have you got to
drink there? Pat istariled; ''ijch.' look
at that, now !
U's me breath that done
J VVdl - nswereij
i The late, Bishop , it hi sail, W:i3
strongly opposed to the principles of
i total abstinence, and had his sideboard
loaded with biandy, wine, etc. On one
occasion a minuter, a decided temper
ance man, dined with the bishop, who,
j pouring out a glass of wine, desired
him to drink with hie;,
"Can't do it. bishop; 'wiut is a luotU
"Take a glass of brandy, then."
"Can't do it, bishop; 'strong di ink is
By this time- tho bjjjjop. becoming
somewhat excited. reujaiKud to
i guest, "You'll pass the decanter io the
gentleman next to you."
' ';!. bishop, I can't do that. 'Woe
unto hi: Unit jyeth his neighbor
drink, that pultc-th the Lotili; to him.' "
"I'll Juke Wh.it I-itu?r Takes.
..VAX ou uk io diiukV
uskld vi,er or u ,.ld w, for
, i... ,:,.Jt .,,.,.,,.,. i n;.. f.,.i,ur
j to say, and feeling sure he could not be
IWllii II II' itIIViU HIJ (llltl.-
iiM.tmr if : t i i i.; t)..n'c i.v.
lp Jt, .h:(, ..,-n take wjt,t ,atl,
x'he a;iSWt.r reached the lather's ear,
iljstsui,y ,i.e fu responibillt v of
,lU ll0sitioll j,.:. , ., ;ijlu. .. w'!lW.
. .."!. .
er, 1 11 take water. ' And truir ti,4t
d to LnK stroI1(, tll jliU u.e h.iH.
iahed froU1 tl);ll " m ut's home.-Go.ul
If Von do not Want the
One ho has been in the habit of '
nsintr stiiij; tlrink for years says: "I;
io a h;U';,kw to llibis ii chenis uni1 up,
insiead, it impart inn n-'i "i-i -! tlu !
biues as notidn iru; inn' We iiit
willing to take another's statement for 1
tiiis. ra'.her than test it ourselves. But, j
juJint' from the face of one whom we J
saw sitting upon ihe sidewalk, the j
other day, we should say it was not
Pvi'l i'ul-irly exhilarating at all times,
for a b"iuer, u,Wi',v .','.is.'onsolate looking
one. is seldom our utisfortni.it; !;i-hld.
And yet, if there was anything ineim
ed to raise one's spirits in liquor, we
s'josiid suppose tliis man's would have
jnt raided, f.o,- he 'Jrank three tiun-s
during the time ouf oyn irte'! upoi
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The Xi:w VoilK School Board lnu
authorized Ihe use of Tempt-i and- tt-xt
books in the public schools. While
our fancy has not yet reached the vis
ion of "l hat Boy" entranced with Dr.
Uichaidson's Lesson B ok, or of ihe
street gamin preferring Miss Colin m's
Manual to the dime novel, yet we do
see great possihilil its from this step
in the Metropolis of Ameiici. The
nn.rcl 'ect is inestimable. With this
example! tiia'i :r th;- ;,r;"t city in the
Unite! Staten, with every t-oi.tiei v'ab!
force in opposition, this could be ac
complished, there is no place which
cannot and may not be reached. Time,
tact, patience, and fait h will c-mipass
the object of ihe introduction of Tem
perance text hooks anywhere. They
will alwavs be needed; even when
j legl prohibition is gained, we will
need edutilu-l ii, "?ejy -wpect ot the
Temperance qin-fct ion. to" .e.ery
gain, ami the sooner this education is
accomplished, the s ot.er Temperance
will he -giial.
j iuuj .ii.i .. .
I.CKl.r.A. March, 'list. 11.
El. Hkkai.i: - At a regular meet
ing of Elm wood Farmers Alliance,
No. 113. Marcl! l!th, the following
resolutions were unanimously adapted:
"rsolved. That we fully endorse
the' action ; 5 .:::- V Hi Jiu-e Xo. Hi.
McArdle precinct ' D-.n'-h; county,
..in-.iitiat t lit tit i lit mi ii ii in 11. u fii iti iiTur. ;
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tiii-u 'itt.! c -1 la jf 1 .i trl rtj I ir i ir for futi'i. !
I im?, nd that we pi edge our undivided
support to protect the farm in; inteiest. I
of the west against the unjust and ex-
Official. D. I). JOHNSON.
T. V Mc'Cauty.
Streight & Miller are on hand as
usual, fresh, enterprising, and ready
for the spring business. Heavy and
light harness of all kinds. Collars to
fit everything. New styles of buggy
tops for this su .mer. Call and price
cousin. Billy was down there about
rt year ago and saw Mahone and the
Riddle man and we have no doubt he
put up the job that is now convulsing
If you want to buy or sell city proper
ty of any kind
If you want to buy or .sell a farm of
If you w ant money with farm lands to
secure it call on Wile S. Wise,
401113 Fitzgerald Block.
Solomon A Nathan, the enterpris
i: g dry goods and notions firm are fit
ting up th-ir new quarters in most ele
gant style; new, beau.ifuly polished
counters, with patent iron moveable
seats in front, handsome mirrors, and
in iaet, every appliance, of a ibsi class
store'. Mr. Nathan has gone to New
York now, and the new goods aud nov
citjes are coming in every d iy. It is
worth while to go do.vn and see their
I -tbeiku.u.oneof the employes
" l" tv -u- si'. '
forefinger of his left hand horribly
mutilated on Tuesday hist, by having
it caught in the turning lathe. On
i the same duv Prank Yando. a Bohe-
j iiibii!, employed in ti; (j.-irpenter shop I
j cut clear through t!ie rb-ahy part of
! nin Ie wiln ;i broad ax e. i he wounds
in l.'iith cases are yerv seveie, and will
incapaebatH th.? itien for work f ti
eotne time to poiye.
CllANCEi.I.R PAlRHKLn, two
and daughter, nriived here Monday
with the remains of the late Mrs Fair
field, and were detained heie uniil
Tuesd-iy by the high water. In this
connection we may state that the re
port in the Chicpgo Times that -Mrs.
Fairrield committed suicide erro
neous; she had been suffering from a
gore tjireat and wrajped her throat in
cloths wet in cold wattse, which, gave
rise ti thtj report tht he had strang
led herself with a sheet. Heart dis
ease was the cause of her demise.
" Every nervous person should try
Caller's Little NERVE Pills. They
are made specially for nervous and
dyspeptic men and women, and are
just the medicine needed by all peisons
who. from any cause, do not sleep well
or who fail to et proper strength
from their food. Cases of weak stom
ach, indigestion, dyspepsia, nervous
and sifk headache, readily yield to
the use of the Little Nerve Pills, par
ticularly if cut-thin ij with Carter's
Little Liver Pili. In vials at 23 cents.
For sale by Smith. Black & Co.
I'KPORT OF TIIK CONDITION
Of '1 lie 1'irsl National Uaak .it PJ.it?
nnuitli, in Ihe Mate of Nebraska,
at the Close of I5ui ne.-
.Hanh 11th, 1SS1.
I,.mlirt U..I.! r !;"""its
: 108 .V24 n.l
:: rj" iVi
1 i CI 11 1 .11 1
I". S. Hoinl lo si-i-iiiv i-in-.tlal I.m
( l iicr stocks, Iic.ikIs and niurtau''-.
Iac from a;i'iovril resel l i- a.ji-ni .
Hue iro'ii otlit-r National l'.auks,...
i'u- friiin Slate liaaks ami hankers
t'-late. I'm iilturi-ami fixtures .
OtilIi.-l,i i-xju-n-i- ami taxes paiJ
mils i.i ot Iicr Iiiik.s - .... ....
Fractional jaj'--r cui rcney. i-.iuJcclT
l..e;ral ii'luler r.ol-':'
Hef"it io;:t (i:i i u'.'.d jt ii I '. S. Ti -as-
iirc!ir) pt-r in ; l iri uitiou. ... .
I.I A I'-I III 1 KS
(.'apital stock :,:.l in ,
Natiointl Hank notes oi.t i antliny ..
individual deposits -ilitject to
J i-mn:i-1 er'-riruvtfs of dcpi.sit
VnUt1 f:Ii'.;:ji "i oei'O ii
17 31s ii '
;t l -j--' i j
5 vj:i '21 i
2 IIJ.l Oil
- oil 71
4 ino o - i
4 srsj CO
2 2"Wj l-0
? 2.-.S lcr, ;i
Ml IMH) 00
In (xm no
1 .V.2 4S
jri mm no
i oi oo
.M 141 7.9
22 fiT .r.7
'0 M" 72
01 ::'s 51
lU; i.i S'-:-.
Noic : ai.d
- l!.;nr,s a.Kl ii t;ik.-is
ill! rt!-d':Si'tUiii -!
1 t-t a! .
. 2.Vs ioo i' l
ST.ll S OK N'l.l-X'.SKA. I ,
'!.( of ',IS. I
!. A W". M'.'l.n cni.i.N. Ca-!iiei of the al.ove
n.tiMi-i! tia:: a. io yoicm.ilv svt ear that the aln e
staicne-it ;s t: iie in ihe First of mv kmc. It dj;p
a:;d !-iici. A. VV. M( l.A V(i II 1.1 N.
S '..'-: 'hf -t :,i.l sworn to hef:r. me, tJd d
"-"'' -! .Vlarvii. l.-iHl.
.Ioii.n t"i iz:: it i.r. j
I". II. I'AKMKI.K. ' J e Iol.
J. M. 1"A I TKItSON. I
Father I. origan lectured on Tern-
at tne Catholic Church on
cvi.:;;;:, The buihling was
. v . . . -v. t i
crowded, many of the lust citizens af
the town of all denominations, faiths i
and bi-lU-1'3 aiU-nding. It was a radi- j
i-'iiiner.;'.)-? h ctni e in some points,
yi.d cetiiiud lo ibet tin approbation
of lite gre.tt majority of the ai;divicL.
Dr. Slack's Kheuiuatic cure is an
inieinal remedy and is pronounced by
iiuinireds who inive used il to contain
more true medical virtues than any
oilier kind thrown upon the market in
the thape ot oiis and lineaments, it is
warranted. Mnith, HI ick & Co. pro
pnatois. Sold by 1'. ?. Uarnes and A.
I). Marshall, Weeping Water, Neb 2tf
- Ciilts a;i Jj.arisey i.iive opened
their new ia w oilice ei, Main St, over j
Solomon & Nathan's new .store. Thin i
is the lii st out and out Democratic
lawyer simp opened in this town since j
we have lived here. The bovs have
no competition in trying to earn an
Lonest Jiviiii; by word of mouth ami
the n:UALl wishes theiu success.
ClotI health is iiup-.tibii; when
the blood is impure, or when it is thin
and cohi. I'ndef sucli conditions one
disease after another is developed.
J.oils, pimples, headaches, neuralgia,
jheiiijiatijiii, ulc, ate the results of im
pure blood, and the wisest course i to
mtike the bloo.J pi re, rich and warm j
by the use of Aver's Sarsa par ilia. j
Yesterday afternoon two of the j
painUi3 iu the IJ. & M. shops j;oL to !
ijikii l c-iiiiji through a mis jnderstitnd-
i...-. .i.i.I ft. .in ti .ii'ilj it ll il. 1 V H!ima f.i i
. . .
h j j t f
,!,,-vs -s !'- - up with a brokLii he:;d.
and ihe otner in an agony ot mind and
jt - moi - se for the blow to his friend.
" ,ul'"c 40 u."u" V,ru vriu'
per aim not give vvav io ii on ine
tslightest a-ppaitnt pi-u vocation-.
Stove Creek Notes.
Ed. Herald: The protracted meet-1
itg closed without any new converts.
We had very bad weather all the time
it was in progress. The iyceum is run
ning yet but will close soon. The
Farmers' Alliance hold their meetings
first and third Mondajs of each
month; there will be a question de
bated at each meeting. The question
for the next meeting is "Resolved
that there is more money made in
raising cattle to feed than there is in
buying." It is a good question. I
should like to be there. Look out for
Kim wood; there is talk of laying off
an addition of ten acres, a portion of
Mr. Woodrough's farm, it wiil be ex
tended north an 1 west of the present
town and there is a building boom ex
pected, and it is a good thing for
Plattsmouth that it is in some big
ho!low,s far away or it might be
moved to hi t.u wood. We expect a
rail road up lite Weeping Water and
we will live, in hopes if we die in de
spair. There are several preparing for the
examination of teachers which takes
place al the Stove Creek schooj house
Charley ( japp is al limine for a tew
days. Mrs. W. II. Loofborough of
Greenwood has been visiting friends
friends l.eie for a lew davs. J. R.
Cox is talkiu.; of starting a stora at
Elm wood and these is to be a wagon
shop and RlackMnuh shoo and other
enterprises will come as the prosper
ity of the tow n demands. We should
like io nav a few woids in be
half of Mr. Cavey because we do not
like to 9e a man 'hat has something
wrong that he eanno: help made fun
of and worse than all by a man, of
education and refinement.
Yours in a Splutter.
27 Years in a Nkh.
Note We di
not understand the
last rem irks In Ibis letter. If the
writer means to say we 'nave male
fun ot Mr. Cavey intentionally because
he had something wrong that he coi!d
not help he is greatly mistaken and
totally tnijiiiiders,tand:i the facts in
the case. If he means to say that
we have intelligence and refinement.
and made fun of a man because he
had not these requisites, he again
totally mistakes our character, and
moreovyi- has not read or does not
read rightly the nature of theeoire
spondence in this pitir hi vvhieh Mi.
Cavey's name appeal ed.
If you are tired taking the large
old-fashioned griping pilis, and ure
satisfied that purging yours- If (ill you
are weak and s;ck is not good common-sense,
then try Carter's Little
Livi r PHI and learn htiw easy it is to
he free from biliou.-tness. headache,
constipation, and all liver troubi.s.
These little pills, are smaller, easier to
tal-e and give quicker relief than any
pill in ust. potty iu it vial, one a
dose. Price .) cenhs. For sale by
Smith. Black & Co.
UKAI.N AND l'iiODl l K.
Vei'nt'.i!ay. M.v.vlt 31. 1S1-
4 0A .''
ftv,- 4 Hit
N lt-at. No.j..
n-i:!f v. No. 3 . .
m:v yok.'v makkkts.
N K".V Yl.IIK.
W Ileal .
Uats .. .
Cn n-Afio. March
.Vi. 1 .!
v. -. on
vv .. .
I 'OS's, rdiipnin;;
! ' j
' 7 :..
4 3.Vif 4 Wl
r. ." 20
1.1 Vi: hTOCK.
WISCONSIN L4NDS !
. TilK I.J.VK ok Tin:
Wisconsin Central R. E'd.
For full pa: t iettiai iicliwiil lc M-ni tin-.
Address. II.V It !: I,. !. It V.
Land Coniinls-ioner. M ill v. aud.ce. Wi-. it I
3 13PJ.. CROOK'S F
CVWESi TflUl'SANUS VjEAKLY.
B -tiL F OSlTIVc CURE h
J -Jjs? FcrCoughs.CoidsX
Jfe A POSITIVE CURE
Is the Best of Tonics:!?
"ttjCTir Cures Dvsnpnsia : W.
tSg Restores the Appetite; f
Restores the weak
and Debilitated, f
A trial of it will prove all Bl
1 r sate
o nil Iiiud,
S N.SMITH i CO.. Prop'r
8uron to OII.r Crook A fo. E
J. G- CHAMBER
Mati'.tfticturer ot ami DiT.h i ln
ETC., TJTC , ETC.
j Don8 witli Neatness! Dispatch.
- e onlv pnn-e in town wiitre laiit-v s pat
Plit sirlf ailjustahle horse coDarsarc s:.l."
StHvt-sM'i- to Scui.Ki;r:i. & Xikmax,
M ii.iif.ii'tiiifrs of
HsTE3 CIGAB ,
Ainl te;ili?r8 In
FANC Y A KT1CLES, SMOKING
T 0 It A C ( 0 .
Se'ial I-'HANJiS arul sizes ol CKIAIIS made to
oriler, :':r.ct jj.tisliitiio-i ;'li;'iui:t'-;'il. .'it;;'.r
clii'iins nohl for .siiioKii.y loliacco. "
: Street, oik- tioor west of J. S. Pake's store
Oj-jHfcfif ,1'iHit O'Hrf.
Stieci sor tti Sack l.-oriiriiM.
TINWARE, SHEET IRON, ZINC.
. t tlx.- bid .'tanU opposite the iicw Hotel.
ii?&xa2 & Reairino1 Done,
O. If. JOHNSON.
iv a i. r. is
Ail Paper Trimmed Free of
AI.so I)E,1.P.H IS
iTS --- ?fTr g
Latest Puhlicii lions.
'r-M(-rip( i'-f.n t ureriillv Citmiinnndrd
l-.viiii Kx--rif nc-l lrttil.
Ili-MICMIU:,; TtiK K.
fith ST., 3 DOOBS SOPTII OP MAIN
PLATTs.Moi"; M, m:i;.
ILLUSTRATED FLORAL G U I D
For I8S1 ian IC!.v;o't r,.n'; ,,f uo I'.c.-o. on
('jlorct! Fltnici- .i:nl o-ki i!;;: -:i u! ions' it I
I -s-i ipl ions oi the- li.-st Fn'wfi :tinl ''-rta
llfs, an it Itirccliuif for r. . Oulv Hircntr
In KnulNli or t;t i in in. if vm ;if:t :-.v;ii(l r
tlnr sci'its (id!;;; ; Hi' In cm. is.
VI('K"!S t-i'iN.-uv niftiest lit Wit- world
Tlii-I'i.oi; vi. i ;i !lK ill n-:i l:ov to i;ct sun
uniw t Ik-iii.
ViikV i'li... ; ;n,I I'lrrt.i! :.' f;,-i-iVli, 171
I:iirt-s. t 'nl.ii-.-'l l-latiw. l-;i!4:raviti!-. Vol
fl(ii-t-iit iii pa;ici-en, er, : .vl.'Xlhi elegant clollt.
In Ct-rntaii or Knuii-li.
Vifk's Illii.ti'ati'ii M'li.i'.iiy Mauaiii--32
l'at-s. a Ci.ia-icil ri .tc in cti-i v iiuinkT ami
iiiaij.v fluf Kn.ur ;v:iis. 1'ricf a veal ;
I'i.i' ( .i -s fur ."i.(iii. Sii'ciiii'u ii:i,nbt?r" sent
for Id (viiiH ; :. trial rnpii.. for j.-, ct'i,tc
Ad.lrc.ss, 4.;u" .I.o: V n k, ICoi li t-c r. .
i-;u:;. . leunhoff,
31 orji :; I;ev, tSJooii !
S;mlli-casl conn r Man ami Streets.
Kfcji tin- lies!
Eeer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
.V.inO CoiistanHv cm Hitiiit.
r- a -s
Or an Old Stahh in new 7i--znd.s ( ntirtly.
1 l:i; e-. I ilia of
Ill k ''-!
OI'i-!) 1 1 1 1" ll
o-.i the Cn:rr i-f ;ili :.:nl I. ar! Stict ts-ith a
New Livery OiHfU.
(.t'Ol) HOICKS AM) CAI.'.tl.VtiKS at all
uauxKS foj: sa
noiisKs i;iri;nr a.; si,li.
-...rs kept ;' th:: iavi: ivkek.
(;.!) Kf-e I.VTTF.bX DIXOX
oii'-i- ii'dri: :.;rs fun;iv.i with
MiK'l: i f t ilt- ir..-t I;,-!-,- im,:l
rnt.it' lif w
' t l 1 l ollgllt
Ilunuieds go time and they are
t!i-Com t II-ii-.
;il t-..-i!:il;.i- for m
HI'S- tTfH. 4s'f
MONARCH RII.I.IARI) HALL!
In The l.;ts'ii,oLt of Merges' Stoip,
I'l.ATTSMiitTib - - - NKHIIASKA.
0.'i jloor t ail i-fiio- ?'.(.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
.I" CIV MOVAIU'II
A LI !.!:.
Cigars & Temprrar.ee Brinks
!l lliillil ill I ll-' l'lll:!i!i-r.
it .-tii.l sj)i-,-inis l!:tl! ; t,a-!it of room
for iilitvi-i-i Mot .-rats for v i.-itt-rs.
p. Ot.tvfK. p. , Ml ' j; I'll V.
Manager. Utf I'lop.
ISSAT&T GOO DS ! !
.1X0. ?().S & SOX,
JiAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS.
At O. CiitliiM.tn's olil store.
A Fl'Ll. LINK OK
Staple and Fancy Grccenes,
m-:v anjj n:i-:
of every description.
Choice l iincy Candies
and all kinds of
CIGARS AND TOBACCOS,
i .'" I i.e le.-t 1 ' 1". 1 1 1 -1 .-.
C1I RI.TM AS TOY:-, dC, dC,
in -i.ille.ss iu;intil:e.
rsi'-Ii iii;Ml Daily.
D.-u'l ;ai! to C.t:!.
Xy .1. liOXs cs SON', I'mps.
H. A. WATERMAN cl SON
Wltelesalo ainl tletitil Dealers in
MSiu bti-svt. Co.ii'. r i:f Kiilii. j
Still Better Rati
for Lumber I
SIGN. CARRIAGE .AND ORNA
ME NT A L PA A TER,
Shop over the , Brick Block next ti
Palace Earber Shop. fl
J. C. BOONE,
tinier Firtnk Ca;;ulli irv Jew Hi y Moiti
CLEAN NEW PLAGE;
and lid vi is l In- t lino to ;!
S1I AVICI) SIl.VMI'iinni 1! A I It.-t'U1
or 'aiiytliin.r-lHf In tlie ton.ioii.il way. at
Jolm Uoone's Xcmv Shop.
on-.t-r M.ti:t am! rift't S!n-.'- H
riallHitioulli. - . -tnmk. j
NEW BItIi;K YnKD
l a. -ii K'i-i Ik
tills si, ii!. uik! want to
MAKF THEM CHEAP,
tl:;..t jn oji'i- r-iii liuilil
much' wh'ses i.sri:.in of i i.i .:k.
I slia'.i rout i net ami
Build BRICK Ho isok.
t!i" ri iiii;! jr;-.i :i;o! nM l.kr t!:
UiU lo A
I'l.l'. i; r!i" to: - S
i: :: i m as.
iM- !!'.- a call ! tor - ,.
I i.HM V
At l;i-. !;:.!. on V.
i-ii'iii,ii.ti A vi-inn- i i- .tt i
'.iuili .'..i.'it, J'!:ii:s:iii.iut;1
S. V lil!r- Stoi .1
J. S. DUKE
ll.ts j;st oiriiril an cntin- ;e-.v stork oi" li:i
rvexi tioor v..,t oi i i ii -f 1 1 :i ti x Smith's m
A Full I. ti
SHOVELS, RAh'FS, SJ'ADE.S ,inA
ALL HARDEN TOOLS. IV'
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, l,y th? K$ '
or J'ouml- (j
A Full l.inr ol ( I TliKKY.
S(i(rt Rtitts tc 'ititldtm nwl Cn
All (jriioiN soiit as !n
k tin y io--il)y rn I '
r- - i
"Z -r .i X - -
- .""" - w - ? rfT
w 4 - X
Retail Liquor Dealer,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
FLATTSMOFTJI. . Kl.
Billittnl Hall tiiitl S.iloon on M.tm Stirrt, four
Iooi from Sixth at Nf till.'"
oUl i l.li-r.
BEST BRANDS OF CM A RS, . LES,
WINES, dC v
Hcracinlsri' Ii- Xante nml I'litt r,
Uy James Grace.
W AfiON ItKI'AI JClNd
All" kinds of
Ntii"!. d- rr'im.lf
Ilorsr, Mule A: Ox Shooing,
In short, we'll shoe anything that has
four feet, from a Zehra to a (liraTV.
Come and see us.
lm ju rv ajdor . k
Ii ri lo S' Icttti't-i; Main -J Vu.- Sim-'j , 4 .
n-t -ii-i'-s. 'c coim j finni Hi,, s kvi i:i:i: M ' '
Or uri.- H, v" ,
aim an Kinds ui liHinesi stock. po-Kt.tntly on
Repairing of all Kinds !
NEA TL Y DONE os SHORT NOTICE
HEW HAR1TESS !
TURNED OUT IN SllVhT f'R'Kil
A nd Sat isl';-i t ion 'i.'ir.in'hcd. '
' '" iti-.'iifinlii'r t
I'i.it I.Ml.o'll ll. N'l'll.
.- - ri,'... - on
o; c. on i.ir.i i-i
ll-lp STREIDHT d- MII.I.ER.
M I i . " S ii A X X ON 'S
LiVRY.SALE AND FEED
Carriages always on Hand ;
H E A RS E F U N H; R ALS.
1 .i.im ali oi i iV
al.'! I shall !o I.i. ii"i
;u-' i.::!;!- i::ill in- !
w ))! In- I i;ii:.-. ( 'lili-s
ri'o nils ttii-d to !at- i
.T.'il.t l.-ii-iio-ss. All ili,V.
in iii. ..iiii 1 1 o in-1.
arul Ito Ii'w oi:. 'jm
ltouIiIs are cetMetlN-i
l iisiness ' f::t nr
sle.lt !i I In' V will !
I will to do a sHi.-tiy i-;vlt 1.
.K lIN Sil.WMi
Ut V, Mathews e
Hardware, Cdtlery? Kails,
Iron, V;;o!i $iurlit
- STOVhS and TlX-WAin-:.
Iron, Wood Sto-.k Pumps,
FIELD A- GA RDEN SEEDS, ROPE,
AND ALL KINDS F SHEET
IRON WORK, Kiyt in stv.-k.
I KINK Willi '"
NEATNESS & DISPATCH.
All Work Warranted.
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