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637-All Advertising Rills Due Quarterly.
tS7 Transient AdvertUmenta must be FaJ
JNO. A. MACMURPHY, Editor. J
(TERMS: $2.00 a Year.
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VOIJIME XVII. v
PLATTSIOUTII, XEBRASKA, THURSDAY, APRIL 2S, 18S1.
I NUMRER 0.
-Extra Copies of the II k r a ld for sa!o by
J. P. Yovsa, at the Post-Offlee Newe Depot
A. S r.'.lilioi iv. r. S. Senator. liea trice.
. !.V i S 1 N I !" l;s. I ". .s. Sena! or. m;ilia.
F K ' ! ' N K. i.cpl . -.eiiMl V. West J'oiiit.
A I I'.lM's X : C. Covcvmir. Lincoln.
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"l N 1 V COM M I-SION KU.
SAM'I. RKii KIS()N. .d. I'iea-nnl Piecinit.
ISA I ' W' i . Phitl-moiilll Prei-h:.'t.
.JAM I'M (. L i'OiID rvmth I'.emi Precinct.
P.lll'CS 1.:.- -j. bl's in--- with the 'ouiity
Ciiiiiiidcrini. ill find llitMii ill st'Ksiou t lie
H(Ht Moinl:' i 1 ii.-s,lay f each uiOi.lii. 4 Uf
, .' 'tire torv.
J. V. .IOIIN-. i , M:ivnr.
.1. M. PA 1 1 1 ..ON. Treasurer.
.1. I. SI Ml': - . i ilv 'lfi-k.
l:i llAKI . IAN. I'.ln JnJtrc.
W. I. JiiM-.s. ciiicf of I'oiii-e.
V. K. W HIM-J. i liicf of Kir llcpt.
l-t Waia-F. c. ii. ."akmklk.
Ul Wai'i ; w. KAIKFIKI.D. J. V. WK'K-
Z SYaiil-n. -Ii. I.KK.TMOS. l'lH.MlCK.
4tli Wanl-I". aii AWI.I.AN. I'. S. lAVSO.V.
2'ostuiurter .INO. W. M AKSIIALL.
IX II. 1II'..IK.
riiYsu iw ami sn;;i:o. ofnpe in Fitz-
KL'i'uid Uiork, v i;i ii wiil be oen ilay or uitclit.
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HO.MiKI'ATI!:-- PilYSiriAN. OMlce iivct I.
V. M.ttli'-vv's Kar.hvari' Stoic, I'lattinoutli.Ni'
it. it. ii va4is j.. :n. t..
i-ii i ii !.s sli::f.'.x.
OFI'H'K l!OS'l:S. from U a. in., to '2 . in.
F:.aiiiin:iiK Siu-on fur L'. S. lViision.
4. .V. I'l.l'TTKit.
IM;j! tmuiKli. .e!i'ak.'i.
orlii'f on Main Slrvct over Solomon .Nr N:i
lliati's Si. mi-. ?
M. A. JIAiiTKi.W.
A 11' )US K V A N i) SOi.K'l I'OIE. Will l'l .io-tii-if
i:i tin: S i;U- ami I t'.l'i;;l (.'ouit-. Ui-.-i-iti-aif.
l':.ittn:oiil ii. .Ni'iiia-kH. tlly
'OLLi:cT10.S H STKCIALTl .
ATTOKNKV AT t. v W. l'.i al K-t it.'. Fin- In-fi'ia:..-f
;inil oil. tioi. A-jfiit-y. Ml:i-i' hi l-'ilz-i':.i
il's liioi-U. I lat'.s'.noiuli, Mi ivas.. a. -.'JnUl
tiV.it. !"- I I II.
VTTOKNKV AT LAW anil U -a) KMate Hro
ker S..-cial atl'.iilioii uiviMi to Collections
an. I v'l iiiall. is atrcrliii'J tli- tilie to real estale.
Oili n .l lioor over l'ost Oili.'?. l'l;iIl.sinouiti.
E. ii. VllKKI-i:iC A CO.
.AW OFFICE. Keal ltato, Fiiv ami Life In -surani
c Afrt iits. l'lattsn.outli, Xebra.na. l.ol
U'ftors, tax-layeri. Have :i complete abstract
of titles. luy ami seil real estate, iientiate
loans, &c. '
K.V ". r.l. CI1AP.H.AX.
ATTOKNJCY AT LAW,
ml Soli.-itor in Cham i-ry. OiV:oe in Fitzuer-
lnvl PLATTS.MOL Tli, th.
U. I.. W IMHIAM. 1. A. Ca.mvhki.1..
Attorney M I.a-.v. ola;y I'ublic.
Wl.iDliASi V 'ASH' UK Mi.
COLLECTION A N I KKAL ESTATE A'iENTS
)lii,-e over V. II. i'.ai.er & Cos Store.
I'laJl-inoiitli. Nfbr.i-ka. -!'
.lAVKS K. MiHtKISO.V.
MOttltlO.S A lKOV.K.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. W ill jira '.ce in Ca.si
atul aiijoiniiiK Counties ; nivesspet-ia. altentioii
to eoi'.eetioii ami abstracts of title. Olliee 111
Fi' --raiii imek, l'lattmoiit h. Nebraska.
I TV I
MUCK! It HICK!
1 f j on want any
Fire or Ornamental Brick.
J. T. A. HOOVEB,
LOUISVILLE, - - XKMiASKA.
I'lattsmoc i n. ne;:.
c iii:jsj:i., - riojuU'ioi.
Ft'jiir, Com Jftal if- Fred
Alwavs on liaail ami for sale at lowest casli
p ii es. The liirliest . rices paid lor W beat ami
Corn, rartieiilar attention jriven custom work.
AW!'..T. Al CAVA!KK!
Make t'.oiii '.". to sro per week scliiliK ooilsfor
F.i. l;ll! DC l '.t CO.. 10 llali-iay Sliecr, New
irk. S-Mul f"i- eataloue ami Jt'i ins. 'J-Jly
J. F. 3AUMEISTEB
Fun:islie l ic-li. I'lifC Mi:V.
S i clai c;.r." Ktieinled to. ami Fies-li Mdk
lioiu sait.e i-ov. fnrri-lied w'm :j wanted. 4":y
li nirer of attain Eiiyinttt, JSoHer.s,
tiair and Grist 31 ill:
ti.y AX1 KTK.IM I'iri'HiiX.
'roni.'lit Iron 1'ipe. Force mii1 Lift l'iM-s.Sleain
la'.ie41 Safetv-Valve i lovensof. .uid nil
k!.. '.s ol Lrass Knxsiu- 1; itur.j:.
repjiired on sliort notice.
F A P. M M A C H I N E "
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"ai. :i: jsod Purifier, Livar
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b t- vs. S(..a'i ....-'.i'.i!.V bnt if y.m
, . r 1 i .ii i ur ii-. .:.t f.Mdom at ouits
il cs&o iw :'"-u c- i.ty
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and HOIV '
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,ft WANTED f-T ih Bi.i bbis r.ju..
B. & M. R.,.Time Table.
Taking hff'ect December 5, 1S80.
FOi: OMAHA Flit I M l'LATTSMOL'JH.
i.eav s 7 :'.'0 a. in. Arr'ves 8 :3o a. in.
I :4.-i p. in. " 4 :IKI p. in.
7 :l0 A ill. ' 9 :10 a. III.
F1KIM O.MAIIA KOIS I'LaTTSMOCTII.
I ruo't :."o ;i. in. Arrives 1 :00 a. in.
- (1 -,:a l. in. " 7 :a5 . 111.
7 ;oo - " a " '
Kill Til li WEST.
Leaves I'lalisiiioutli :2'i a. in. Arrives Lin
coln. 12 :0.1 p. in. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. in.
Leaves I'lattsmoutb at 7 :-J6 p. in. ; arrive at
Lincoln at U l. in .
t-reiulil leaves at S :50 a, in. and at 8 :1( p. 111.
Ai riv.j at Lineolii at 4 : 55p. in. and 2 :on a. m.
FUOM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney. .5 :3 a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
I .(Hi . in. Arrives I'laltsmout.i. o :U0 p. l
Leaver Lincoln at 5:1.1 a. in., arrives at
l'lalisiiioiii li H a. in.
I reiglii 'caves Lincoln at 12 :0" p. in. and 6 :40
p. m. Arrives at I'latlsniMiitli al 5 ;.!. p. m. aud
1 '. :.'i.".p. :e.
r.csc'ier trains le;tve riattsmoiii li at 7 00 a.
in. K 0.1 si. in.. 3 40 p in. ami anive at I'ucinc
.Jnnction at 7 3o a. in., 8 1M) a. in. and 4 10 p. n.
FUO.M THE EAST.
Eashenuer trains leave Pacific Junctional 8 30
a. in.. 6 45 p. in., lo'oo a. in. and arrive at Platts
uiouili at 9 00 a. in.. 7 15 p. m. and 10 30 a. in.
U. V. U. Et. Time Tabic.
Tahinu Eftcl Sumlay. Veeembir 5, ItsMK
lil.CK II ILL.
AM I JOY
KEI) CM I'D.
IN A VALE.
F It A K LI N.
N A PON EE
11 :0 a
AltKIVAI, AX1) IILI'Altn iti: OF
7.30 p. III. I
!.: a. in. f
8.00 a. in. i
3..S0 p. in. (
1 l.oo a in
7.:o p. in.
10.30 a in. i.
.:u p. in.
U.oo a in.
ll.oo a in.
Nov. 10. 1 i
j 7.IMI a. III.
3.K) p. III.
I 8.50 a. III.
'( 6.15 p. in.
3.00 p. Ill
7.o a. m
I 7.43 a. in.
' 2.00 p. in.
l.oo p. m
l.(X) p. Ill
SOU I HKItX.
.. V. Ma us n all. P. M.
IT .T Ei, S T
OF I'LATTSMOCTII. N El'.li.VSK A .
John Fit7.;kkali ...
i-;. t.. Dovkv
. W. Ml LAllillLIX. .
OX If O liOCItKK
This Hank is now o'ii for busims at their
lew room, ciiruer Main ami Sixth streets, and
is prepared to transaet a liem rat
Stock. Bond. Gold, Government and Local
IJOCGHT AND SOLD.
L?pu.iitz lieceiced and Interest Allott
ed on Time Certificates.
Vvaiiable in any part ot the United KtaUn and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
hman Line and Allan Line
iVrsi.n wishing to bruit; out their friends from
Pl'ltCHASK TK'KKTS KKOH US
T h r ii ii it ii to PlnttHHioalli.
WEEPING WATER BANK
or .:i:t iikos.
This Bank is now open for the trail factloirof a
Banking Exchange Business.
Keceived. and Interest allowed on Time Certi
II cat r s.
Drawn, anil available in the principal towns
and cities of the United States and Europe.
Ayen'xfor the celebrated
flain Liie of Steamers.
Purchase your tickets from us,
Through from Europe io any
Point in the West.
KEED HKO.S.. 2Lf Weeping Water. Neb.
Ail Paper Trimmed Free of
ALSO DEALER IN
Prescription I'nreTuIly ('ompouodpd
l'- ai KjperleneeU IrurziHt.
KEMEMBKK Tilt PLACE.
8t! ST., ? PP0IJS SQUTII OF MAIN
gfX HERE!' J5wM083 fcr 511 rts,
3 hwt.t,rl(ll llMnr lm'. IKI.VT JinJ Ihi. Ilunrr.
t. vi.iiiiUc iuw.. -u..ii.c lccrel f 0 Hied tn-li.r.-t
; 1 Miti'c-fnuiiLift Irit: i rrcl'PeM5 1 pil.er utui
l . lrr; I li.'in Huljrr) I Kni.lrr tp Te 4ril ; 'J fihe Eioci--!e'
'-5 I'ir; I bl.iO II I ltil foiiiT Torn,
.kir,'.w s fr I mil. (n J jnanff ttflili S".
f?.',A.'i,nt. torTmy Cents. Muipl litcn. AJJrrtj.
lb:. t y .f Ms u., thmtm, w 4etw.
KTl. KTC. ETC..
Of All Descriptions.
.METALLIC BURIAL C AS5
"W OOIDIEIISr COFFINS
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash
31 Y FINE HEARSE
IS aNOW keady fok service.
With niaiiv thanks for past patrona,
invite all to call and examine my
LA HUE STOCK OF
l:;tf. H UVri 'tK AMI COKFIX.H
W. D. J ONES j
Succetisor to Jones & Agnew J
Again takes charge if the OU
Brick Livery Stable,
The old lou tier Stables. In Plattcmouth. are
now leased by . D. Jones, and he liwe
on hand New aud haiuUonie accommodations,
iu tiie shape of
HORDES, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES,
I am now prepared to keep HOUSES
FOR SALE TRADE!
And w ill
Train and Break Colts
On Reasonable Terms.
That with plenty of room (that every one
know I bave) li. in v stable. 1 can get F'arui
ers' ptoek and wagons, loads of hay, ie., under
cover, where they will keep dry.
Tliai.ki ig all the old patrons for their liberali
ty. Isoiieif their trade fort be future, natislied
til it I can accommodate them better and do
beiiei bv tnem than ever before.
r r JONES.
' Ljv:" i v
fit- ' -W-X-S.,"i W'Jr-V;
Sole Appointing Agent for
The Unrivalled Mason A Hamlin
Also State Agent for the Henry F Miller and
W. C. Emerson Co. Planus.
at office. Sixth, one door south of Main fet.
PLATTSMOUTH, N EB.
Will do well tp examine our
New 3iason & Hamlin
Palace Barber Shop.
J. O. BOONE,
Under Frank Carruth's new Jewelry Store.
HOT & COxTlD
CLEAN NEW PLACE,
and nw.js the time to get
SHAVEp SIIA1I'0(ED r- 1A1R:CUT.
oi?aiitliiiig.elsc in tlie tonsoi.'l;way, at
John Roone's New Shop,
Corner Main and Fifth Streets,
PlattMiuoutli, n Xebrask.
HOTEL. CITY HOTEL
First clas Lodging Rooms.
First Class Boarding.
tjPiHl Sainplt; Rooms
Ever) thing and every comfort
A Good Hotel can Furnish
Also, Good Wines, Good Beer, Good Liiiu.i s
Good Lemonade, Good Cigars,
Kept at the City Hotel.
Illy FRED. GOOS. Proprietor
V C -
,1 'T f,
" zt o
"3 f - V.-
S i CP
a.i s- a;
MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
In ?ie basement of Mercer' S-e
PLATTSMOUTH. - . '- VeBUASKA.
One door east of the P. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up Vith
V K v ai f X A M V II TAUf. KM.
Cigars i Temperane Drinks
On baud at the counter.
It is a u ide and spacious Hall ; plenty of room
far placer? .bd eats for visitors.-
El. Olivkk. ' p. R. MURPHY,
Manager. ntf Ppp.
rfjyT'- li I ii ' fTfThw iln-fr
. FURNISHING COODS
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS.
Large stock of
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSER OUT AT ( 0ST.
and In fact everything you can cail for in
the line of
CASH PAID FOR HIDES AND FURS.
All kinds of country in educe taken in ex
change for goods.
A. G. HATT
JUST OPENED AGAIN'.
New, Clean, First Class 3Ieat Shop,
on Main Street Corner of 5th, I'lattsuunitli
Everybody on hand for fresh, tender meat.
Eight Mile Grove, Neb.
Having opened a New Store at the ahov
I call attention lo my stock, ami ask the
puliuiia.e-lay Iiiendj and the:
Public in general.
Dry Goods, Groceries"
Tinware $ Woodenwart
and General Goods of ail sort".
CHEAP J.1TJD GOOD
Call and see our Stock b'fure going
341y Walter Jlxkins.
R LACK 311 TR-
Wagon, Buggy, Machine and Flow re
pairing, and general jobbing
I am now prepared to do all kinds of repairing
of farm and other machinery, as there
is a good lathe in my shop.
PETER RAUEN, '
The old Reliable Wagon Maker
lias taken charge cf the wagon shop.
He Is well known as a,
"ML 1 WORKMAN.
Wauoiifc bixl Ifuitfcivn luaiir to
Shop on Sixth street oopouite STeialifs Stable
DR. 0RIX DARLING,
SOUTH BEND, NED.
DRUGS i PAINTS, OILS, ETC.,
FLOUR AND GROCERIES
Dr Darling Is alo a Practising Physician and
can always be found at hi.s Office hi
Special attention paid to
oi m iii:i, m:ciisask4.
A Good Tinner always n hand. Repairing
done neatly, promptly! and ebeap;y.
Eave-troiighing ami" Roofing iilso
done to order.
Remembeitbe name :.! place, Ilav P.ros.
South lieud, Nebraska.
NEW HABDWABB STORE.
J. S. DUKE
Has just opened iiu entire new stock of hard
Next door west of Chapman & Smith's Drue
A Full Line of
SHOVELS, RAKES. SPADE r,nl
ALL GARUEJV TuOLS.'
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, btj the Kc,
ROPE, POWDER, SHOT, GRIND
a Fun uns ai ITTi.Ki V. ' "
Special Rates tc Guilders and Cuir
AH goods sold as lo fi thty nossil-'v -r.n W
anij liyw ' ' '
FRED. D. LEHNHOFF,
3Ioriiiii: '. Dew Saloon J
South-east corner Mvu atiu ith ijireet!..
Keep the best of ' '
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
33ni9 Constantly on Hand.
'Goinar to School."
"Now, children, you have told me
how many members we have m the
legislature, who presides over each
body, how laws are made, and how
often a United States Senator is elect
ed, and iu return I will
I had reached this point the other
evening when there came a ring at the
door bell, and after a minute I dis
covered that A r. Old Fogy had de
cided on another attack. He meant
to give me Gts this time. He brought
along two or three teachers and they
at once walked into may schoolroom.
I did at lirst have a sign of "State
Prison" over I he door, so as to mak
it seem like a regular school houtt to
the pupils, but as they jnsisted .upon
rtgarding it as a novelty I removed
"Well, you have, been teaching, 1 .see
observed Mr. Old Fogy.
"Yes. six of these children belong iu
this neighborhood, and don't atttinl
any regular school."
"We don't exactly agree on the
school question, you know, said Mr.
Old Fogy. "You did rather stump ine
the other night but I'd like you to
ask some of those teachers a few
"Very well,- Mr. lilank, how many
bushels of whtat will make a barrel of
"Why, that isn't a regular question,
he replied as he looked aroiinu.
"Isn't it?. Your arithmetic says
that sixty pounds of u iieat make a
bushel, and beiause it dees not say
how many bushels make a barrel of
Hour, Uij farmer who is figuring on
his. jears supply must be left in igno
rance. Here is ('barley, only nine
years old he may answer."
"From four and a half to live bush
els" the boy replied.
"Now. Mr. lJlank, can you name
the more prominent stars?"
"I can, sir,"
I thought so, but can you tell me
how manv spokes there are iu the
front wheel of a buggy can any of
"I protest," cried Mr. Old Fogy, but
they didn't answer, for all that.
"Well, Mr. lilank, can you translate
"1 can, sir.'
No doubt of it; but can you tell me
how to preserve cider?,'
There you go again J' cried Mr.
Old Fogy, but none" of them could tell.
"Are you familliai with cube root,
Mr. lilank V
"I am." but can you tell me the sal
ary of our governor?"
Noi.e of them could.
"Try some of the ladies," suggested
Mr. Oid Fi'gy, after a few more ques
tions. "All right, Miss Blank are you good
"I think so."
"And can you tell me oy pi;Y
yards of cotton to buy for a pair of
pillow slips V"
I)o you know what will ta.ke .stajns
out of a table cloth, or (,'!-. it- juis
out of a earpet ?"
"No, sir. '
' Can you direct a cook to make pie
crust or mix biscuit or bread?"
"Do you know the average length of
"Can you Unix a mustard plaster,
tell rue a ready family antidote for
poison, suggest a family remedy for a
cold or a sore throat, tell me how
many yards in a bunch of dress bra'ulj
the number of jard pt' ticking to
make a bed tick, a way to remove
paint from windows, or how to make
gruel for the sick?"
"What are you driving at y" indig
nantly demanded Mr. Old Fogy.
"I'll let my class go and teli you.
Let me first remark that I haven't
asked a question which these children
here cannot answer. This little girl
will answer all the ouestiuus i
asked MUs Blank, and yet she is not,
ten years old. A month ago I told her
that alum and brown sugar mixed to
gether would relieve croup. A week
ago. at deml of 'night, lOupd from
Sip'fip by her 'paretitCand "tlie wails, of
lief sick brother, she prepared the
remedy wnile her father was after the
doctor and her mother excited and
helpless, and in half an hour the
croup was gone. You ask tue what
lam driving at? Women are called
helpless and we do ng. luiik to see
tlie;;j liae presence of mind. Why
ci're 'they so?' Simply beeauso they
i'uay know" algebra by he;u t';iii( ye
liot knosv what is'i'ji Hntiduie for al
i;iut every poison. They learn
astrouomy, and yet don't know what
is good for a burn, or how lo stop the
nose bleed. They know all about
botany, and yet cannot tell what to do
lor a person who has fainted jtwav."
"But ln not ; housekeeper" "pro
tested Mis Blank.
"No; well, every woman looks for
ward to marriage. They were born io.
Every female expects to marry rich,
but not one in tiu hundred 'caasoi
marry s to throw the eiiltre- lesponsi
bility of her house, on hirud help, six
out of ten may have a servaut, but
unless the mistress knows how things
should go. w hat can be expected of a
girl? While the lady sils in tlie par
lor and realizes tiiat she rn draw,
play the oiaiic ai.d rrad French the
:"neip" leit to experiments, aud havbig
hb' interest, breaks, smashes aud
throws away and the family ae soon i
looking lor a cheai-ev I.cmoo. ML?s
Ittlik, hole, may marry and never
have lb lift a hand, but if she knew
every duty if she knew remedies and
recipes wouldn't she have ino-e. 5.e.lf
reliance and be !,;ctvei" pirpareU for her
Can you name ono married lady in
Detroit who makes use of Algebra?
Can you name one whi j-j yvt? incon
Ycnieiiaed for the wiiut'ot' a knowl
edge of geometry ? Do you know of
one who wouldn't trade off all her
Latin lor a cure for corns?"
Mr. Old Fogy said he thought it
looked as if we wooL' iu hav-t. a
snow-storp.L ' ' " ' ' "
'.'Then take the other side. We do
not teach our boys to be observing,
and then we turn rout"', :;ijt cU
thero heedless. We pass the things of
every day life to let them grasp at the
theoretical. They thus become help
less. They can name the ;iliinets but
they capiat tell the width and length
of a brick. Tlujy can name every an
cient philosopher, but they cannot p.ut
up the stove pipe; the.y can figure iu
cube root, b.ut they can't tell wool
Cloth from half cotton. We let them
go to school for years, are proud to
find that they know so much and then
discover (hat they can't tell why hick
ory wood will burn longer than pine,
and we -hear somebody say of them:
"He has a fine education but no horse
sense." TRACK TOPICS.
The Kind of Men the C Ii. & q. .Makes.
The Galesburg Plaindealer compiles
the following record of the ollicials of
the C. B. & Q , who have gradually
climbed iiji from obscurity and are now
perched on. the pinnacles of honor and
T. .I Potter, now general manager
of a!! ;he C. B. & Q. lines, was a few
fVw years ago a sv itchman iu Iowa.
A. N. Tow ne began as fireman on
the C. B. iV. Q , under 'II. Hitchcock,
and is now general superintend lit of
the Central Pacific: and Southern Pacif
ic. C. II. Hudson began railroading on
the C. B. & Q. and was until a few
days ago general manager of tlie
Trans Ohio division of the Baltimore
Robert Colville, master mechanic at
tlie (Jalesburg shops, began work at
fifty cents a day.
W. D. Sanborn, now general agent
of the C. B. & Q. at St. Loui.-?, began
as a train boy.
II. P. Hawley, who is division su
perintendent at Blooiningtoii, ii.-gaa
his life here as brakeman, rose- to
train mastor, a position which iie held
until called to more important duties
on other roads.
Andrew S. evens, the general master
mechanic of the Central Pacific steam
boat line, was formerly an engineer
on this road.
Superintendent A- Hitchcock, for
twenty-five J e;t;s division superintend
ent of the C. B. Q , began as a
switchman iu Chicago, and carries a
badge of a switchman to this day-
A. L. llowlaml, now assistant super
intendent of (Jalesburg division of the
C. B. & Q. came from Vermont and
began as a brakeman on this road.
J. I). Besler began as a section hand
on the C. B. & (v on a section near
Plymouth, ami is now superintendent
of all ti e iines of that road in Illinois.
A. E. Tonzalin, one of the most pop
ular and best railroad men in the west
has been appointed general manager
of the Kansas City, St. Joe & Council
Bluffs railroad. This gentleman ha-j
made rat:id strides in the past few
few years. About ten years ago he
was connected with the land depart
ment of the Chicago, Burlington &
Missouri River railroad in Nebraska,
he was ihen appointed laud commis
sioner of the Atchison, Topeka &
Santa Fe road, aud after the death of
Mr, Harris, of the land department of
the B. & M. in Nebraska, Tonzalin
vas appointed kipd commissioner of
the road. He was next made divis
ion superintendent of the road, and
ii the line required more roads, he
was made general manager of all the
railroads of the Chicago, Burlington &
Quiney. formerly Burlington ci. Mis
souri in Nebraska, and has now had
the Kansas City, St. Joe & Council
Bluffs-, added to "his. U-t.
A Frenchman Puzzled.
The English language is often a
puzzle to foreigners, and sooieti'Hies
drives even ai) Aoran hotel-keeper
into a corner, sis for instance in the
following experience at the Fifth
Avenue Hotel, where a wealthy
French guest carne fq eoinplaln at the
office and was there mot by the gra
cious Qiiswold who rose to explain:
"What for, sare, your garcon not
present my demand?"
Your demand, monsieur?"
"Yes, sare; do I speak Inglis per
fait, sare? Do you comprehend, rf,
sare?" - .
HC'Si'iainly, your English is perfectly
correct, my dear sir. What is it you
"Vy, sare, you tell me I can have at
my private table whj. lay f.ieiuis what
ever desire to manger pardon, to
''Certainly," said Oris wold, "any
thing; stewed doubloons aud diamond
sauce, if you wish."
"Ah, no, monsieur, zat is too rjche.
1 simply desire sone grice.H
"Eh, soiae what?"
'.Some grice, mons'eur Griswold,
such as I eat for my dinnv ?e Ciier
day." ' "
'Ah, you mean rice, boiled rice!
certain'), all the rice you desire."
"No, sare, it is not rice. Zat is
what zat premeir Garcon headwaiter
say. It is a bird I want, sare, I want
him roast, not boil."
"Roast grice-y,hv. let me see," said
;l'ii'.voiu, In a dilemma, not wishing
to appear ignorant of his guest's
meaning. "I don't believe there u a
single grice in the market,"
"Ah! yoi make mistake, when you
say 5.i ngiu grice
"Yes, sare. Vat you call a little rat,
"Mouse," suggested the hotel propri
etor. "Yes. Zen two il" iein, vat you
two mice. aU'-.
vtiiiiie coi reef ,"ivspoii. led the host.
"Zen, if one is .e bird you call
grouse, two is vat m call grice. el;?"'
"Why, not exact! v." the 'hotel
man. slr,!g,,,i,i lo'keep countenance.
Vve s .y two grouse, jtist as we say tw
sheep or two deer; but for mous.
mice ; and "
"Yaas sare." naid monsieur, tri
i;p'...uty ; "and vy not say two hice
for two houses; or two louse for two
louses, or," How far he might have
continued, cannot be s;!;,dt but the
amused lx-t v;;'.ie.i away toward the
wining iiHll with his guest, to order
"two grice" for monsieur's private
Itcniedy for Bot- j Tolac,
Thf. Lymfon. Lain el, which is author
ity ou such subjects, gives the follow
ing unique cure for bone felons.;
As soon as the dis;y is rdt, put di
rectly oye:. he spot a ily-blister about
ilie size of your thumb-nail, and let it
remain for six hours, at tho eud oi
which time, directly under ha surface
of the, yi-lcr, may be seen the felon,
vhldh, can bo instantly taken out with
the point of a needle or lancet,
Je;vt-irv o:iglit to be remarkably
cheap. You c n iel any quantity of
goo ! gold rins o:i' of a hail'-eagle by
to.s-ia p. on tin counter
T!i liivcr Closes il Againvil Ix
a riooI From II In IS"
Sweeping the Railway from the Km
baakiiipnt Running of Trains
Impelled---A ml still
Again the Missouri verifies the old
saying that it has a mortgage from
bluff to bluff. It was foreclosing that
mortgage pretty rapidly Thursday.
"IN THE MORNING."
instead or coming lo a standstill in
the morning (as was anticipated it
would from the i"poris from Sioux
City) the river continued rising at the
rate of an inch an hour, or so, and at
one o'clock Thursday afternoon had
attained a height of nineleeii feet sev
en inches above low water mark. In
the morning the smelting works had
more water iu its Uoors, and the lower
car shops ot the Union Pacific shops
were overflowed with water, which
suspended work there. O'her depart
ments continued running, and men
who were laid off from shop work
were engaged in fortifying the rail
way embankment. Work was also
stopped in a part of Her & Co's. dis
tillery. NEWS FROM AIJOVE
was not very reassuring. .The St. P.
& O. wires are down so that nothing
could be heard from points intermed
iate between Omaha and Sioux City.
A Sioux City dispatch at noou states
tnat the river had raised nine inches
since Thtirsd iv. and was within one
foot of the extreme high water mark.
It was still rising. The Big Sioux and
Floyd rivers wtro over their banks
and still l ising. No news had been
received from above.
FROM IJLl-FK TO RLUFF.
Toward noon the water began
stretching across the bottom, and
last evening it appeared to cover pret
ty nearly all the land from bluff td
bluff. The people living on the bot
tom around the Union Paciffc transfer-commenced
moving out of their
cottages this morning.
R A I L W ,V Y S I T I A TION .
At j o'clock last night, the telephone
reported that the water was still ris
ing on tlie Council Bluffs Hats, and
that it was expected to cover the land!
on the east, bet ween the transfer and
the city, before morning. The U. P.
railway had fiat cars loaded, with iron
and run on the Spum, Lake bridge
will: a view to anchoring down the
bridge and maintaining communica
tion between the transfer deput and
If the eastern roads manifest as
much enterprise as their western con
nection, they will not let the com
munication between the transfer and
the Bluffs be broken again.
The B. A: M. railway track between
this city and Bidlevue were flooded
yesterday morning, ar.d no trains ran.
Tlie K. C , St. A. & C. B. railway was
uLo Hooded a few miles south of
Council Bluffs, an.l it was reported
that water was washing out somo of
the road be' at the pojr.ti where it
was recently repaiivd.
A dispatch from siou - Cily, eaily
last evening, told that t h : i ver was
rising aninch an hour.
THE OFFICIAL MAKXi U.
The signal service recoi.! of the
ristf, showed that at nine o'clock iast
night the river was twenty i' 't and
eight inches above low watt - nark.
The rise in the past twen; v-f'our
hours was two feet and twoinclas.
L-Vl'-I 11115 TRACK SLIDES DOWN.
Toward midnight last -night tho bot
tom inside of the railway embankment,
and the lumber yards were filled up to
the brim by the bursting in of the
The tremendous pressure against
the railway embankment, already
weakened by the first flood, swept off
the top in the evening, froia the shops
to a point opposite the foot of Jackson
street aud carried the track down the
inner side of the embankment.
The lumber-yard dam waa torn away
by the water but the- booms promise
to hold. ; af tho lumber.
Council Bluffs Hats are filling up and
at midnight the water touched the
botton of the tie:i at Spoon Lake,
the water all over, is less than a
lower than it was : ve-K and a
A Gorgeous Frand.
On Wednesday last, says tho Pan
san, a young 'man elegantly dressed,
black mous-tacho, gentlemanly appear
ance, rides up in a carriage to the shop
of Samper, the jeweler. "Monsieur, I
wish to have a sapphire of the value of
32,000 francs." "Very good, monsieur,
I have not what you desiro. but I will
get one for you, and if you will call
again in a day or two. Might I ask for
what purpose you desire the sapphire?"
"To have my arms engraved upon it."
"It will be almost loo line a gtono for
that." "Nothing is too fiao for me,
monsieur, je vttttx txtfnc.' Oa Saturday
last tho gentleman returned. "Have
you obtained that sapphire?" "Yes,
here it is." "Ah! pas ui'd. Now show
me some car-rings and a locket in bril
liants, tiie finest that you have?" The
jjotitV-iuan then chose articles to the
value of 67,000 francs. Then taking a
cheque-book from his pocket -with a
nonchalant air, ho handed to Samper a
cheque on, tiie Credit Lyonnais. "What
l,.'M',V,t monsieur?" "I am the Prince
Slrozzi." "You are a swindler!"
Monsieur!" A month ago
the same gentleman had been to Boucli
eron's and littglit jewelry to the value
of y0,!HH"ra:ics. for which ho oflored a
oliv-ck on the Credit Lyonnais. B iin:h
c ron, mi-trusting his man, d-dayod tho
conclusion of tlm operation, until tho
following day. Meanwhile he went to
tlm Credit Lyonnaise and found that the
gentleman had to his credit two franks
and fifty centimes out of a sum deposit
ed of LuOO francs. Of course the prince
Xtrozzi did not return to Botieheron's,
and Samper, who had heard the story,
very naturally sent for the police. Tlie
Prince Strozzi was linallv induced to
vonfej-s that his name was Tamin. that j
he lived in a third-rate hotel iu';itMe, j
that he lived swindling and spent his
nighU in gambling hells. Only a few ;
days ago an English piekoeket, dis- '
cruised as a clenrvman. robbed the pru- ;
lent Boucheron of a jewel valued at
Men who recklessly run in debt are
frequently inclined to can de V.
Why is tho earth like a blackboard?
Because the children of men multiply
upon the face cf it.
A lady friend says that bachelors aro
like a batch of biscuits good enough
after they are mixed.
A confiding correspondent from the
country sends in a postal card marked
Col. Ingersoll says tho chief tiso of a
vice-president is to stand around and
wait for a funeral.
What an irascible father says: "As
thotwig is bent, the boy is inclined to
ehoot out at the door."
If you want to teach a dog arithme
tic, tie up one of his paws, and he will
put down three and carry ono every
No lady with any refinement will use
her husband's meerschaum pipe to
drive nails in the wall. Philadtlihid
The Philadelphia News says itis better
to have loved and lost than to be oblig
ed to get up at 5 o'clock on cold winter
mornings to start a fire.
"Oh, dear !" said Mrs. Motherly last
night as she arose from tho suppor
table, "my shoulder aches from butter
ing bread for those children." Thus
are the poor tired.
A red headed man recently attended
a masquerade wrapped from his neck
to hi.s heels in brown cloth, and with
his head bare. He represented a light
ed cigar. tSgrt tense Herald.
Nice child. "Oh, Miss Dashwood,
nia says she's so orry to keep you wait
ing. I know it isn't true, though, be
cause she said 'bother!1 when she saw
you driving up the avenue." Judy.
"Well, sonny, where did you get such
a black eye?" inquired a kindly genlle
ninn of a street urchin. "Oh, a feller
called my brother's hat a swill dipper,
and ho was bigger than I thought ho
The Battle Creek Moon hazards tho
opinion that "a girl who will talk of
the 'limbs' of a table, will, after mar
riage, chase you around a two acre lot
with a rolling-pin and a regular kero
sene conflagration in both eyes."
A young lady on meeting a handsome
young man remarked that she had
often heard of his wit. He straightway
asked her if she would take a joke.
She answered, "Yes." He quickly-
replied, "I'm a joke." To be continu
ed. A professor asked his class, "What
is tho aurora?" A student, hesitating,
replied: "Professor, I did know, but I
have forgotten." "That is sad, very
sad," rejoined the professor. "Tho
only man in the world that ever knew
has lorgottcn it: '
"You old vulture, you," she exclaim
ed when he hinted that five bonnets per
annum were about enough for any
ordinary woman. Next day when he
relented and told her to order a sixth,
it would have made an angel smile to
hoar her sweetly call him "Birdie."
A youngster, while wanning his
hands at the fire, was remonstrated with
byr his father, who said: "Go away from
the lire tho weather is not cold." "I
ain't heating tho weather: I'm wanning
my hands," the little fellow demurely
replied. Net': York Express.
Who can deservedly be called a con
queror? Ho who conquers his rancorous
passions, and endeavors to turn his
enemy into a friend. Thou shalt not
say, "I will love' the wise, but the un
wise I will hate;" but thou shalt love
all mankind. Ilcbrcio ( Talmud.)
Singular coincidence: Two comical
looking characters met at the Galveston
union depot. Said one: "You don't
live here, do you?" "No I don't."
"What a singular coincidence! I don't
either." "Are you from Seguin?"
"No, I am not." "By thunder, another
coincidence! I'm not from Seguin
A terrible experience, almost unique
in military annals, is recorded by a
correspondent at tiie Cape of Good
Hope in connection with the march of
tho Dianiond-Field Horse to the scene
of operations in Ba.stitoland toward the
end of last year. During a terrific
thunder storm a Hash struck the roop,
bringing seventeen horses with their
riders to the ground, and killing ten
men and live horses on the spot. Thoso
who were not killed were all seriously
injured, and it was long before anima
tion could bo restored in the case of
seven of the men. The bits and stirrup
irons of the whole number were black
ened, and many of the men, though
personally uninjured, had their clothing
rent by the force of the electric dis
charge. The greatest difliculty was
naturally experienced in preventing a
general atamped-j among the frightened
Up to twenty years ago the widow of
a peer became, at her husband's death,
supposing him to have a successor in
his title, "the Dowager Countess," or
whatever the title might be. But at
length" one or two ladies, widows of
peers, whose honors had descended to
their eldest son by a former marriage,
discarded the Dowager before their
names in favor of their Christian
names. Thus the widow of Lord Ailes
bury became "Maria. Marchioness of
A.," and lady Waldegrave, whose hus
band's title passed to a cousin, wrote
herself "Frances Countess Waldegra ve."
Soon Dowagers who were Dowagers
without doubt, being mothers of reign
ing peers, must needs, to try and make
the world forget how times flies, adopt
the same idea, until now there is s-carco
a Dowager to bo found in the peerage.
Prof. Carnelly of Sheffield has f-hown
that liquids can be reduced to a solid
or frozen state and still retain their
heat. In order to convert a solid into
a liquid, the pressure must be above a
certain point. As long, therefore, as
the necessary pressure is maintained,
no amount of heat will liquefy it. By
observing this law. Prof. Carnelly suc
ccded in freezing some water in a glass
vessel which remained so hot as to burn
A poor memory is a very inconvenient
thing. So a man f und it who lately
called on a friend, and in the course of
the conversation asked him how his
good father was. "He is dead; did you
not know it?" answered tho friend.
"Indeed! I am distressed to hear it,"
said the visitor. "I had no idea of it;"
and he proceeded to express his sym
pathy. A year after he called again
and forgetfully asked. "And how is
vour good father?' The clever reply
was, "Still dead."