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PLATTSMOUTII, MAY 5, 1881.
Emile de Girakdix, the famous
French Journalist and Politician, i3
Mr. W. D. IIowells' new novelette,
"A Fearful Responsibility," will begin
in the June Scribner.
The President won't back down and
the Senate dreads the fight; that's
about the way it stands.
The strike at Omaha continues the
men hold out for 1,73 per day and
the contractors offer Sl,fo.
Whitelaw Keid of the N. Y. Trib
une is at last married to the daughter
of D. O. Mills, a X. Y. Banker.
The steamer "Dakota" passed here
Tuesday morning bound up river.
Also during the day the "Rucker."
It is reported that Democrats
enough to reject Robertson will act
with Conkling if an executive session
The Lumber firm of which Senator
Cady.Xeb. City, is a member lost
something like $20,000 worth of lum
ber by the flood.
See Solomon & Nathan's big Adver
tisement again in this papar. Their
Ad. tells the story of new, cheap
spring goods. Call and see them.
Manaueu Toczalin and Sup't IIol
drege were down Monday and walked
over the biidge and examined all the
road and the approach to the biidge in
We are glad to find one man in Cass
County and a pretty sensible gentle
man too, who agrees with us in rega
to the wisdom of placing Blaine in the
Slowly but surely the land apppears
on the other side, but it will be !onz
before the "praties" wave their yellow
tops and the corn shakes it3 golden
tubers on that bottom again.
The Council Bluffs and Ouiaha pa
uers have been throwing cold water
at each other terribly about this Hood.
Each declares the other lies, and boih
agree that t'other is the champion
liar of the universe.
Once more the mail begins to come
to hand regular and the female is glad,
for how could she see the latest style
of new spring bonnet if the Razaar
and Monthlv were left on the east
bank of the Missouri.
The strike of the switchman at
Chicago was yet in force at this writ
ing and if continued will delay East
ern roads and still further hinder all
business which the floods have render
ed uncertain enough already.
We call attention to the poem on
the outside by a brother editor. M.
A. Brown of the Beatrice Express. It
hits some of the salient points of a
country editor's career in a way which
all of the class can appreciate.
It turns no that Barnum, Demo
cratic Central Committee, had two
contracts, for Dorseys one, every time,
and that was the reason a Democratic
Congress didn't investigate "star
route" scandals very thoroughly.
The Pacific Junction Gazette 3 col
umns wide and about 12 inches long
came to hand yesterday with a picture
of a man on a raft and "Who says we
are drowned?" We commend the en
terprise of our contemporary's and ff
they hadu.t had so much water lately
would say, "Take suthin."
Report says that a baby whs found
floating in the Missouri near the
mouth of the Weeping Water in this
county on Monday, safe and sound in
a crib and.a cat along with it; when
drawn ashore the cat fled, the babv
couldn't and so remained in the cradle.
If this story is true we hope the par
ents may see this notice.
A Boston chap, one of the directors
of the C. B. & Q. and a party of
lriends, came down in a special car
Monday and visited the big bridge and
what's left of the ground on the other
side. Mr. Touzalain and Mr. Hold
rege accompanied the party to point
out the beauties of the landscape, we
suppose. Great country for floods
this West just now Mr. Gardner.
On the outside of our paper we give
some further particulars of the flood
which is noi yet so much a thing'of
the past that details concerning it
have ceased to be interesting, although
we now rejoice in comparativly low
water and are beginning to recover
somewhat from the paralyzing effects
of the great flood which form
ed such a barrier to all kinds of
The New York Sun with its usual
vagaries calls Blaine the real President
and Garfield the nominal one. It says:
"Hayes now and then had a sensible
idea, but it was always neutralized by
the foolishness f his acts." And by
way of comparison adds of Garfield:
He appoints a master, to mount his
back, and with whip and spur goad
him on to do his will and satiate his
revenge." In short it's a lowery day
with the Sun, we should judge.
The Height of Folly.
To wait until you are down ou your
bed with disease you may not get over
for months, is the height of folly,
when you might be easily curel dur
ing the early symptoms by using Par
ker's Ginger Tonic. It costs but a
trifle, .cau never do any haim, and po
sesses curative properties in the high
est degree. We have know.n the. pal
est, sickliest looking men, women and
children become the rosiest and heal
thiest, from the timely use of this
pure family medicine. See advertise
rpefct in other column. Observer. 7t4
t Guthman vs Kern Continued by
Aultman, Miller &' Co. vs. Pettit
Leave given to supply lost pleadings
Dwineil vs Black settled.
uiiit-K vs cx-iuaier continued .oy
Yeyrich & Co. vs Gilmour Leave
given to file --mended answer in 20
and reply in 10 days.
allery vs Drew Judgment for
Morrison et al vs Ilyersetal Leave
given to amend answer.
Darlin V3 Poisal death of plaintiff
Demphey vs Gilmour Settled per
Wilson vs Morton Continued by
Rausch ys Cooley Dismissed as per
Robinson vs Cooper Continued
O'Donohoe vs Hoffman et al leave
to plead in 40 days.
et al Hearing on
argued and sub-
vs Hyers et al Hearing on
Hoover vs Pankonin Leave to an
swer in 40 days.
Ripple vs Hyers et al Decree
Pvtrit vs Ilyns et al Continued by
Or.ger vs Becker Default of all
Origer vs Sprattlin et al Default of
II. A. Waterman & Son vs J. 6.
Gregory et al Default of all Defend
ants. Patterson as Treasurer vs Kennedy
Default of Defendants.
Patterson as Treasurer vs Ileffner -Default
Patterson as Treasurer vs Johnson
settled and costs paid.
Meade vs Meade Divorce
(This gives the proceedings to
The Grand Jury found an indict
ment against Washington Scrambling
for stealing team .
.No indictment was found against
James Loomis or Edward Stanley for
shooting J. C. Wilson.
When we see so much about Con-
kling's bad temper and dictation, and
hear so many (Blaine m n) d n Con
kling, it may be as well to at least
read the opinion of an independent
witness in the matter. The X. Y. Sun
correspondent who spares no one has
this to say of the preent situation:
To Conkling perhaps more than to
any one man Garfield owed his elec
tion. In his party Conkling is trusted
by all, and is the idol of many. In the
Senate no man of his party seems to
become his rival as a Senator or states
man. On the Senate floor if he is not
loved he is respected, and his place as
one or me leaumg senators in tiie na
tion is not questioned. Between him
and Garfield there could honorably be
no rivalry. .Garfield is great by vir
tue of being the official head of fifty
millions of people. Conkling is great
by nature and by his acknowledged
leadership. The people conceded to
each his place, and saw no cause for
rivalry. But Garfield was seized with
a fit of Presidential foolishness, and
struck at Conkling to bring hirn down.
He believed Conkling's position as
leader could be broken, and that the
people at large couiu ue maue to es
teem him less. The blow struck was
by an appointment the most offensive
that could be made to the Senator.
Now what must the result?
The dead lock in the senate is at
last in a fair way to be broken. A cau
cus was decided upon last week by a
majority- of the Republicans although
on Tuesday there had been no definite
action. Telegrams from Washington
of May 3 leaves Mie caucus still in
Washington, May 3. All promi
nent republicans attended the caucus
this morning. They desire to deter
mine what are contested and what are
uncontested nominations. Adminis
tration senators maintained the ad
verse report of a committee should
c nstitute con tested nominations
Senator Conkling and friends held
that objection by one senator from the
state in which the nomination belongs
made it contested. This uoitit was
not settled. Senator Conkling was
conspicuously pleasant to-day, which
many regarded as a proof that he was
satisfied with the situation.
CABIN Ert MEETING.
May 4.- -At the cabinet ueeiin yes
terday, the senatorial situation was
discussed and the fact that the execu
tive session would be held to-dav or
to-morrow was confidently predicted
Hie star route investigation wa also
It is known that the Senate will go
into executive sessior to-day, that un-
relerred nominations will oe given to
the appropriate committees and that
the Chinese treaties wi.l then be taken
up. All of this week the caucus opin
ion wsw expressive that, under the
existing circumstances, "sufficient
unto the day wu the evil thereof.
Senator Conkling stated again n cau
cus that he was ready and willing that
all nominations be proceeded with at
once and it was the wish of the ma
jority that no further attempt to class
ify the nominations be made at pres
ent. . : gg
T. B. Wilson. Ashland; A. Baldwin,
Omaha: J. W. Deweese, Lincoln; G.
W. Coveli. Nebraska City ; and Mr.
Groff of Omaha, ail legal lights of
greater or lesser magnitude have been
spouting and sputtering and trying to
get Judge Pound off his base this
week. Many more highflyers from
various parts of the state are expected
before thi com ting jamboree is over,
but as the train was late yesterday the
Herald could not "catch on" to their
patronymic in time.
It has become so common to write
the beginning oi an elegant, interest
ing article and then run it into tiome
advertisement that we avoid all such
cheats and simply call attention to the
merits of Hop Bitters hi as plain, hon
est terns as possible, to induce people
to give h-ni one trial, as no one who
knows their vals:? will ever use any
iilE N. . -JSUN'S OPINION OF THE
"1 be Composite Cabinet.
Washington, Apiil 21. The pres
ent Cabinet cannot stand long, because
it has no elements of cohesion, and is
unequal to its responsibility. . The
original programme was broken up,
and but two of that cast, Blaine and
'Lincoln, are members of the Adminis
tration. The other live were picked
up, like, the guests at the
marriage feast in holy writ, from the
highways and byways a Washington,
after the President reached the Capi
tol with "everything settled in his
Windom, MacVeagh, James, Kirk
wood, and Hunt grew out of the per
plexities of the situation caused iu
part by the refusal of Allison to go in
to the Treasury, after having accepted
it ou the od of March, and by the en
forced declination of the Navy by
Morton at the instance of the New
Jealousies and little rivalries in
Indiana shut that State out of the
Cabinet, tor if they had consented to
take Judge Gresham when he was
offered to the members of Congress on
tne 4th of March, the Treasury or the
Interior would now be in his hands.
They wanted sume smooth nose of
wax, and lost their chance.
These refusals brought in Windom,
James, Hunt, and Kirk wood. Mac
Veagh came in by accident. President
Hinsdale of Hiram College, who wa3
a very willing witness, with a remark
able memory, for Garfield, in regard to
the Credit Mobilier jobbery, states that
the Cabinet was made up before the
President left Mentor, and he recites
the names as given to him there. His
memory has taken a new freak, or
he is gifted with a fertile imagination.
Mr. Hinsdale is entirely too "unani
mous" for Garfield, to be accepted as
authority about matters of which he
ia wholly ignorant.
There are family jars not easy to be
reconciled. Windom became Secretary
of the Treasury, against Blaine's de
cided opposition, which was only
abandoned when Allison's courage
oozed out at the fingers ends, and lie
recalled an acceptance within six or
eight hours after it had been given in
person to the President.
James is charged to Conkling s ac
count, although the Senator did not
recommend him, and was not consult
ed about his appointment, nor would
he have advised it had he been asked.
After Leing lifted into the Post Office
Department, James gushed out in a
serenade speech for Conkling. as if he
was wearing a master's collar and de
lighted in it. Thisgush was, of course,
very acceptable to his employers at the
White House, and at the Department
The venerable Mr. Kirkwood might
have run a corner of the Interior De
partment in the last century among
his indulgent contemporaries; but he
is out of place in this generation, and
hardly finds time to read his daily let
lers. He made a noble effort to divide
one nunureu and twenty cierksmps
between Ohio, Iowa, and a few other
neglected States. And after the ap
pointments were made out, he discov
ered that they must first be examined
bv statute conditions before being
There is a strong suspicion that Re
former MacVeagh has gone over, body
and breeches, to Brother- in-law Cam
eron and Ringmaster Conkling. in a
secret treaty of offensive and defensive
alliance, the first article of which re
quires the head of William E. Chan
dler to be delivered on a salver at the
Department of Justice.
W llliam Hunt, recently jolly Judge
in the Court of Claims, is not troubled
with any constituency behind him.Jnor
my tuture oerore mm. lie served as
a sort or lert nower to Kellogg in
Louisiana, and commenced building
up the navy by hustling out two lega
cies of Ancient Mariner Thompson, in
the shape of patriotic sons, who were
anxious to serve their country for a
Robert Lincoln is a mild third ter
mer, who is trying hard to learn the
rudiments in the art of government,
and has not yet found out exactly
where he stands, as between Blaine
and Conkling, who make up the whole
politics of his Administration. His
lather-in-law, llarlian, who ran the
Interior Department into the ground.
and left behind him there and in the
Senate odors that all disinfectants
have failed to overcome, can teli him
more than it is desirable any young
man should know.
No wonder Blaine gets violent at
tacks pf the gout, and of other bedevil
ing troubles, when he sits down at the
Executive tables with these delightful
aud harmonious companions, whom
the law of courtesy requires him to
call colleagues, Ha must be charmed
with Kirkwocd's antiquarian researc Il
ea, with ;ame-i s reforms ot the civil
service, with Map eagh s eulogies of
Chandler, with Windum's imitation;
ot jonn snerman, witn limits reann!
struction of the navy, and with Bob
Lincoln's military graces.
They all fit in as nicely as if they
f;il been grooved and tongued by an
expert uabjpft joiner. Every mother's
son of them id for himself, first, last,
and all the time, and they go their
own way with a seemingly heartless
indifference to the cares that have eot
Garfield twenty four pounds of Ohio
uel. since the 4th of March, and have
made Blaine wjs'i himself back in the
senate, long poie in nanu. to stir up
Ben Hill. The President is laying in
a stock of Dutch courage for a coming
crisii. It takes time for him to get
his nerves in order, but lie is training
How Happiness In Secured
Happiness is the absence of pain or
annoyance, and wherever there is pain
there is disease. A pain in the lower
portion of the body indicates a distor
der of some kind. If there is any odor
or color or deposit in the urine, it means
die;ue, and requires attention at once
We have heard' many of our friends
speak of the remarkable poorer pf
Warner's Safe Kidney and Liver Cure
and are convinced there is nothing so
certain and valuable for all disorders
of the urinary system, both male and
Stkikes seem to be tha order of the
day. The workmen employed by the
contractors building the Omaha water
works struck en Monday last. The
same day pa me the news from Chicago
that the switchri.- on most of the
roads running in there had iitruuk,
Plan for Deaden'nj. Pain
The bust i!U!!!cr of t!ie Medical
Record contains a new and curious
i7)ct hod of deaden :n.r pain discovered
by ir, iio(4t ill a dentL-t of Philadelphia.
Thcopei-aiot m 15 rely requests the patient
to breathe rapidly, making abuiit '()
respirations per minute, ending a rapid
puffing expiration. At the end of from
two to five minutes, an entire or partial
absence of pain results for half a minute
pj? more: during that time teeth mav
bo drawn or incisions made. The
patient may be in any position, but thaf
recommended is lying on the side, and it
is generally best to throw a handker
chief over the face to prevent distraction
of the patient's attention.
The Latest About the Floods.
Kansas City, Mo.. May 2 1 a. m.
The situation is moie encouraging
here, the river having remained sta
tionary or perhaps fallen a little dur
ing the day. No fusilier damage is
reported. The work of relief for the
unfortunates commenced by leading
citizens ha3 been responded to in a
liberal manner, almost everybody con
tributing something. A thousand or
more of the homeless have been mov-'
ed to the fair grounds in the -southern
portion of the city, where they can
be kept comfortable at least for a
time, and until better quarters can be
provided. The damage to property
is immense, though nothing like a
safe estimate can be made, running
into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
At least fifteen hundred houses are
abandoned and the watr is from two
to six feet deep surrounding them.
The grain in elevator A is covered to
the depth of four inches. Fowler
Brothers establishment is still safe,
but the ice houses ou the Kaw are giv
ing way and will certainly fall. Rail
road travel is greatly delayed by- the
flood. Passengers from the Hannibal
and St. Joe road are transferred by
ferry. Neither the Council Bluffs,
Wabash, nor Rock Island roads re
running trains. The Missouri Pacific
went out via uiarne, Kansas, with a
run tram, me cnicago and Alton is
able to get through the water.
St. Louis, Mav, 21 a. m. The
river is at a stand with all the lowest
ground about the city flooded. If it
should go twenty inches higher the
Union stock yards would be covered
At. East St. Louis there has been great
alarm, and gangs of men have nightly
patrolled the levee to watch for breaks
Several small leaks were discovered
and stopped in time to prevent a de
Politics at The Capitol.
PAVING HIE WAY FOIl AN EXECUTIVE
Washington, April 'JO. The Re
publican caucus committee are work
ing to perfect a programme, to govern
the executive session that will receive
the unanimous support of Republicans
and prevent taking up any nomina
tion question calculated to cause anv
division on that side. It is likelv the
plan will be to let a committee have
control of all executive business, and
not to take up any except what the
committee recommends. While Conk
ung may object to sucu an arrange
ment it is claimed that the majority of
the caucus will vote for it
Senator Sherman is opposing the
confirmation of .Sheldon for Governor
of New Mexico. Sheldon apparently
has a majority to support him. Hi
friends insist on confirming him at
once, but if his case shall be broughc
up it is said Conkling 'ill claim that.
this would be bringing up a contested
case, and that he would insist on the
rules for hints !f to bring one of that
kind. Sheldon was an Ohio delegate
to the Chicago convention, and op
posed Sherman's nomination.
The caucus committee feel confi
dent of their ability to arrange every
thing so r3 to work iu smoothness
and perfect harmony among Repub
licans, so that they can resume the
fight for majority rule with an tin
broken front. The committee called
upon and informed the president that
Senator Conkling had given them to
understand that he (Conkling) cared
nothing for the continuance of the
deadlock on his own account, but had
prolonged it as far as the New York
collectorship question was enncerued
merely in deference to the wishes of
New York constituents, who believed
the delay would result in the with
drawal of Judge Robertson's nomina
tion, which they earnestly desired
in the interests of party harmony.
The committee thereupon asked the
president whether it would be embar
assing to him to withdraw the nom
inrtion, and have all the rest of the
nominations promptly confirmed.
President Garfield in reply said, with
emphasis, that no such proposition
could be entertained, and thus the
Testing a Mare's Speed.
Stranger." said a stage-driver,
was how 1 ft mid out her speed: I
driving along a r:dh.ad track just
big load of hotel furni'ure started.
freight car wouldn't hld it all. but they
managed to squeeze everything in ex
cept a long bar mirror, which they tied
to the sile of the car. The mare saw
her reflection in the glass and thought
it was another hoiv-e spurting for the
lead. You couldn't have held her back
with a si earn windlass. She just laid
back her ears and snorted along like a
twenty-incli shell. The passengers all
began to get excited. They rushed out
on the platforms and began to make
pefs. The conductor stood upon a seat
and bogan to sell pools. The engineer
pulled the throttle-valve wide upon nd
tore along at ninety-live miles an hour.
Soon the mare was abreast of the cow
catcher. At San Bruno we had half a
mile the lead. Near the Six-Mile house
the train was so much ahead of time
ihat it fell through an open draw and
everlastingly smashed up sypntyrtwq
killed and 191) wounded. It was pretty
rough on tlie passengers, but tuen we
distanced the train, bet yer life. About
a month after 1 sold the mare to her
present owner for $60,000.
Mr. Wendell Phillips, say's the Boston
pourier. in talking the other day upon
IJie trrdh and falsity of history, says
"An aimisinr incident occurred to me
oneo, showiii"- tio uny hi which truth
mav snoil -rood historv. Years asro.
when I spoke at the opera-house in Chi
cago upon slavery, the crowd became
very much exc ited and threw various
unsavory missiles at the stn;e and
speakers. Fortunately nobody was
hurt, or, so far as I remember, hit, but
the drop-curtain was heavilv streaked
and discolored so as to be fairly ruined.
Some time aro, J met a western man
who recalled the circumstance, and ho
told me that the owner of the opera
house had, through all these years, kept
that curtain as a testimony against the
people, refusing to have it changed.
JTow J.here, you see, was a beautiful in
cident, and I thought pf u.cjng it in one
of nvy lectures, but I very foolishly took
the precaution to inquire about the
truth of it, and I found that in reality
the curtain was replaced the very day
after it was spoiled!"'
Mr. Janias freeman Clarke 13 quoted
by the Concord Monitor as telling" a
pleasant little srorv of the time when he
went with William Henry Channing to
visit Mr. Emerson at Concord. Unable
to take a morning train, they went in
the afternoon, and told Mr. Emerson
I hey would spend the night, if such a plan
were agreeable. JJe urged them to do
so, but regretted having only one guest;
chamber; but, as the bed was a good,
wide one, of the old style, perhaps they
would not disturb each other. So they
staid and occupied the old fashioned
bed, and talked till long past midnight
about thg unknqwn and unknowable in
life and spirit, ami then went to sleep,
holding each other's hands like two
"ar tmptrauet Column.'
EDITED BIT THE WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN
"Forllod. aud i.ome. and Native Land."
The W. C. T. U. will meet at the
residence of Mrs. M. L. White. Thurs
day May 12th at 3 o'clock p. m.
Kesulls of Prohibition.
We commend the following state
ment of ex-Goveriiwr Dingley in Lew-
lston, Maine, Journal, to those who
desire the latest "facts" from Maine:
"Much has been said recently of
what is called the failure of prohibi
tion in Maine. Paragraphs have gone
the rounds of the press stating that
prohibition has greatly increased
crime in Maine, and made it more
prevalent than in any other
state in the Union. Leaders Lave
been pub.ished declaring that arrests
for druukennesss are more frequent
in Maine than in license states; and
recently the Bangor Commercial chal
lenged a comparison of arrests for
drunkenness in Bangor, where it af-
nrmeu mat prom onion nad been so
slightly enforced as to make it semi-
license, with those in Lewiston aud
Auburn, where it had been enforced
"o rar as crime is concerned, we
recently presented statistics to show
that tnere are three times as many
criminals proportionately in Massa
chusetts as in Maine; also the follow
ing statistics showing Unit prohibitory
.Maine has a smaller number of con
victs proportionate! v in its State
prison than any other state in the
JOSVICTS IN STATE PRISON
. .. 131,
. .. ar.i,
one to 3.200 population
" " 2.100 "
" " 2.2!'0 "
" " l.yoo "
" " 1,400 "
New Hampshire. lo.
New York 3.4SS,
We have before
statistics of arrests
us the following
for urunke: ness.
etc., in proh bitorv Jewtston and
Auburn, with 53,00 population; st mi-
prohibitory Bangor; with 16,85'J popu
lation; and license Lowell with 5!,000
population, to which we invite atten
and AuLiuru. Bangor Lowe!.
W hole no. arrest 2 2,T7t
Arreuts for drunkenness so 2C2 1.7G0
Assisted home drunk... it
Assault atid battery 50 213
Larceny 3') Ihj
"AURKSTS FOIl DHCNKF.NNF.SS I'F.K 1,009 POf
Loviston and Auburn 3
Uangor , 10
"The following statistics of Maine,
compared with the Union, will also l e
I . S. tax on manufacture and sale
of liquors in the (J. S. per inhabitant.
81.40; TJ. S. tax on same ;.n Maine per
inhabitant, .03. 2s at. lemp. Ad.
if You Let it
BY MILS. J. E. il'COXAUGIIY.
"jKiuor won t hurt you if you'll let
it aione, said one, with a sneer, to
another who was makinir a stronir
light to nave it kept out of the town
by law. "You needn't meddle with
it. If others take it that is their look-
'Jjut liquor does hurt thousands
who let jt alone, who hate it utterly
ana never set foot in a saloon.
"1 should like your evidence," said
the other, a little puzzled.
"Just step around the eorner into
Mrs. Watson's house a pretty little
house, but it will not be hers much
longer. The rumseller has it in his
grip; l near she must move out next
week. Watson is working on his new
veranda, which is to run around three
sides of the tavern, to pay up another
liquor bill, while his wife and children
tie starving They never touch liq
uor, but it has hurt them. I can pick
out twenty families in this little plaie
where it lias done its mischief, more
or less, and it is so the world over.
very man that drinks involves oth
ers with him. Those that let it alone
have to stiller. Probably live sufferers
to each drunkard would be stating it
very low. Now, I mean to work hard
urn hnt hard, if need be. for those
who have no helper; and if the law
can be made to h lp them, well and
Our boys are to be our future law
makers. Let them be well established
n temperance legislation. .Let them
look on liquor licence just as thev
won id on a stealing license or a license
to commit murder. All these and far
more are included in every permit to
sell rum. Youth's Temperance Hau
.Miss F. E. Willard.
Miss illakd, President of the
Woman's Christian Temperance Union,
has spent the last month in the South,
md has everywhere been received
with reat favor and acceptance. She
has lectured to large houses, in Chales
ton, Aiken. Savannah, Atlanta, Japfcr
sonvilic. .Moiui". aad otner cities, and
las organized qui e a number of
Woman's Christian Temperance Un
ions, and has shown how women can
do a mighty work in the cause of tem
perance throughout the South. She
corroborates the report of the corre
sponding secretaiy of this Society, who
has recently made a trip through the
South, of the wonderful awakeninsr
and inw interest manifested all over
the South on this great question.
The Congregationalist says of the
Woman's National Temperance Union
that "Associations of lictugr dealers
have publjely stated that tjjey feared
no foe so much a? those persistent
Christian women who carry Temper
ance sentiment in every part of the
The Iowa Central Railroad has
issued an order prohibiting conductors
engineers, station-agents and other
employees of the company from smok
ing or drinking whisky, ale, beer,
cider, or intoxicating liquors while on
duty under the penally of discharge
or suspension from service.
Are we advancing backward or for
ward? Two thousand years ago, the
men annually sacrificed some bun
dieds of men in the
; to-day we an-
tests in pagan Home
ually sacrifice several thousand in the
licensed saloon of christian America.
Surely the world does move, but which
Eighty per cent, of the colored vot
ers of Kansas supported the prohib
There is quite a general interest in
Temperance reform in .Little Rock
and other towns of Arkansas.
There is deep interest in the Tem
perance cause in Troy this Winter and
the prospect of a thorough revival.
A eorresppnden; of the American
Weslevan huds in a Western town
this novel sigu: "Liquors for mechan
ical, medicinal, religious and political
The National Temperance Publish
ing Society wants a permanent land
of S&O.UOt), and Win. E. Dodge, of New
York, has promised to subscribe 3-0.-
000 toward it.
We are now prepared to sliow at our new quarters, n:xt to Court House,
Largest, Finest and Cheapest Stock of
Notions, Millinery, Carpets, Jewelry, etc.,
Ever brought to I'luttsiiioutli.
Read and Remember the following Price List I
Oils? IlS2?ss ids Bsp'i
Embraces some rare tyb's in Staple and Fancy Fabrics.
Uundsome Summer Dress Silks
Fine Black and Colored Gros Grain Silks.
Lovely shades in Tuffetas Beige Suitingi. .
Adriatic Stripes, all shades
Real Mohair Melanges
Cazanto Foulards. Brocaded
C-l Bordures, Elegant
All Wool Cashmeres
SI k CasMere Dolmans,
AT KEDUCE1) FIGURES.
.from 5c pr yd up.
. " 4 "
" 'li " '
Good Ginghams ..
Here tlie Ladies will find, something elegant and nice in the line of Jleadwear
REAL IMPORTED PATTERN HATS !
Ladies" Hats, nicely trimmed, from 75 cts. ?j.
Children's Sailor Hats, from 25 cts. up.
NOTIONS AND FANCY
Kid Gloves', lull line 25c pr pair up.
Lisle Thread Gloves 5 '
Ladies' Hose. 5 " "
Elegant line of Swiss ii American
SOME ELEGANT STYLES I.V
Tore ho LareM
I'oint IIuse Larrtt,
ATTIISTG-S, TJO-S, 5cO.
Lovely patterns in CUETOXXES and LAMBItEtjUIXS.
The above onlv cinpriei a few of the many
which we offer. Call and judge for yourselves.
careful and prompt attention.
Elm Street, near Eighth.
Plattsmouth, - Neb.
Made to order
once more conies forward with an ent're new
FALL frj WITvTTEri
Stock of the finest Piece Goods ever brought
into l'lattxiiioutn : !
EVERY GARMENT CUT IS
WARRANTED to FIT
Hundreds g" tin re and they are
Shop oppor-iU' tl'.e Couit House. (Jive
call ami examine lor yourselves.
201 SOL'TH CLARK ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
A regular .'ladunte of medicine, longer h.cnrert
in Chicago i lia:i any oi tier sp:cialit. over 2i)
years suivt-iiil practice, .syphilis. ( ' ct. ri hea.
Gleet, Stricture, Oichals, Ku-iline, and ail
i i iiiarv i Meases. ( rvi'inevs or manner.) nviui-
ilitic or Meicuri.il Affection of the Throat,
Skin or Hone. Cured Salely. Privately,
"peruiatorrhea, Hex mil Deliili y. ie-
Miiliiw from !elf-.tue. Sexual Excesses or
over brain work producing nervousness, semi
nal emissions, itehility, dimness of siht, defec
tive memory, physical decay. confusion of ideas
and Iiiipot-jicy. rimeriim marriage improp
er, are permanently cured. Consultation at
ottiee or by mnil FVce. uid lo Ilenlili.
2 otanip". "Medicine sent bv mi-il or 'xppsi.
Cm ex guaranteed. Incurable cases not under
taken. Miirclal attention to Diseases of
W pnu'il. Reliable- Female 111 1. l;i P.ox.
31 a it it a a i: a i i r. ,
275 pafres. a hundred pen pictures. Who
should marry ; Who not : Reason why : Phys
ical life of man ami woman ; Mow to be happy
in the married relation. I lie married and
thoce contemplatiiif; marriage, should read aud
preferve it for reference. Price, CO cts. in post
age Stamps or Currency.
A. (;. OLIX, M. !..
Tly. .-ol South Clark St., Chicago.
MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
In the basement of Merges' Store,
PLATTSMOfTH, - . NICHltASKA.
One lor east of I lie P. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
XK1V MOXAItCH TAULKN.
cigars I TempraTie Drinks
-3 , . t
It is a wide and spacious Hull ; plenty of room
for playrr .nd seats for visitors.
Ed. Oliver. P. It. ML It PHY.
Manager. Iltf Prop.
a in tin
SIGN, CARRIAGE AND CRN A
ME NT A L PA IN TER,
the Brick Block next U
PLATTSMOUTH. 4ly NEB.
OX TJIK LINK OF TIIK
Wisconsin Central R. !Vd.
For full particular", which will be ;( fite,
Addles. CHA Itl.F.H L. CuLHY,
Land CoDimisIoiier, jfn.waiu Wl. it4
SOLOMON & NATHAN
. .from r0 cts.per yard, np.
.. " -51.00
Mantles, Circulars, HavGlocfcs,
Fine Cheviot Shirting .
Table DaniaU. all lir.en.
. " 15
. - ;.
pr yd up.
Good Corsets. . .- ' 25
Embroideries, from 3 cts, per yard np.
C Alt PETS FKO.M 25 CENTS PEK YAKI UP
Orders by mail solkited. which will receive
SOT-OMOrJ Rr MATtTAW
THE COTTAGE HOUSE
A. IJi:i:so, IToprJator.
Ou Sixth, South of Main.
Hour ling ami Transient Travrl Entertained.
GOOD MEALS BY THE DA Y.
W. D. JONES,
Sueccvcor to Jones & Agnew.J
Again takes charge of the Old
Brick Liverv Sfahlp.
J w j
PLATTSMOUTII, - - NEBRASKA.
The Old Bonner Stables, in Phittsmouth, are
now leased by V. I). .Jones, and he hai
on hand New aud handsome accommodations,
iu the shape of
HOWES, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES,
1 am now prepared to keep HOUSES
FOR SALES TRADE!
Train and Break Colts
On Reasonable Terms.
That with plenty of room (Hint every one
ki.cwK 1 have) n. my MaWc. 1 can tret Parm
ei' flock ami wagons, loa. s of hay, &c, under
cover. l;eiv they will keep dry.
Tli;-.i.:u.:i: all the old patrons for their liberali
iv. I so.icit their trade for the future, fatisfled
lli-it I can accommodate them better and do
heller by them tliim ever before.
v. r. joxes.
Palace Barber Shop.
J. O. BOONE,
t'tider Fnnik Carmth's new Jewelry Store.
53:01? & cotTd BATHS
CLEAN NEW PLACE,
and nowji the time to get
SHAVEH SHAMPOOED HAIP.-CUT.
or'anything-.else in the tonsoriallway, at
John Hoonc's New Shop,
Corner Maiu and Fifth Street.
IMat (isinouth. - n .tebrask.
HOTEL. CITY HOTEL
First c!as Lodging Rooms.
First Class Boarding.
Oood Sample Rooms
l.. ..-. .1. i.w. . , ., . ft
A Good Hotel can Furnish
Also, Good Wines, Oood Deer, Good Lirjuo
Good Lemonade, Good Clare,
Kept at the City Hotel.
141y FRED. COOS. Proprietor
M HARDWARE STORE.
J. S. DUKE '
Has just opened an entire new
stock of h?rd-
Next door west of
& Smith's Drus
A Full Line of
SHOVELS, RAKES. SPADES and
ALL GARDEN TOOLS.
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, by the Ke
ROPE, POWDER, SHOT, GRIND
A Full Line of Cl'TI.EKV.
Special Rates tc Guilders and Gun?
All Kood sold'as lov
w they powsibly can Toe
r.EKfDY ron BALDNESS
- S h tsl lW . rrMcri;,lk.n FrM to ln
r..' i VWtupe'ua wn will aiee u. par
S: ft'h'i. 4 new grou. ci ilr, '.Vlilsk9r or Mlut4cL
14 tei-tilitllv produced
.i-.cavsa Si Co., ic Citca Raoe.lftw Ink
rm n rr - w Mm fcr a
NEW BRICK YARD.
I am KolDg to
this spring anl v. ant to
MAKE THEM CHEAP,
that p"oj"e cau build
r.HICK IIUUSES IXSTEAD OF F II A ME.
1 shall contract and
Build BRICK Houses,
the coming year and i ill tl like those
Intending to IJnild l
Klvo me a call boron? looWUg elsewhere
JEIiHY HA HTM AN.
At my place on ahln;nii Avenue i.r nt K.
S. White's Storo on Main Siieet, riailMiumtli,
IsTBW GOO DS r !
JXO. HONS k S0.
BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS.
At O. GutUiuan's old stele.
A FULL LINK OK
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
NEW AND 1 i;i:sii.
of every lescription.
Choice and Fancy Caimics
and all kinds of
CIGARS AND TOBACCOS,
of the best brands.
CHRISTMAS TOYS, dc, dC,
in endless (tuantiticu.
Fresh IJrcad Daily.
Don't fail to Call.
381y J. JiOXS Sc SOX. Props.
Livery, Feed & Sale
Or an Old Stalle in new hands entirely.
The New Finn of
PATTERSON & DIXON,
open the d
on the Coiner of Cth and Pearl Streets-wuh a
New Livery Outfit.
AND CAltKIAGES jit Jill
houses ron sa le,
HOUSES JiOVGIIT AX It SOLD,
HORSES KEPT UY THE DA V Oil WEEK.
Call and see PATTKIISOX & DIXON"
Retail Liquor Dealer,
CIGAllS AND TOBACCO.
PLATTSMOUTII, .... xeb.
Billiard Hall and Saloon mi Mam Street,
door from Sixth at Neville's
BEST BRANDS OF CIGARS, -.LE8,
Remember the Xante and IMnoe,
iiy James Grace.
BLJ1 CKSJI! Til
All kinds of
Neatly d- Promplp
Iffll'KP. Mill AftvI 1 1 11 r
j A , w.
in snort, we 11 shoe anything that ha?
four feet, from a Zebra to a Giraffe.
Come and see us.
11 Filth St
between Main an4 Vine Streets.
e corner from the sew HEKAI
STKE1GHT & 31IL1KS,
and all kinds of harness stock, constantly on
Renairinc of 'all TTfnrls f
NEATL Y DONE k; SHORT NOTICE
NEW HARNESS !
TURNED OUT IN-SHORT ORDER
And Satisfaction Guaranteed.
IST-Remember the place, Opposite Hei..j
Boeck's Furniture Store, on Lower Main street.
STREIGHT d- MILLER.
LIVERY SALE AND FEED
Carriages always on Hand
tvk::e: 'ifoTiCE i
I want all of my accounts nettled to date
aii'l I shall do no more cred it business. All old
account must he settled up. and no new one
will be made. Cnless such accounts are fettled
shortly they will be sued.
I wish to do a stiictly e:vsli husines" ' fut ore
U V, Mathews,
Harare, Catlery, Hails,
Iron, Wukoii Stock,
STOVES and TIX-WAKE,
Iron, Wood Stock, Pumps,
FIELD d- GARDEN EEDS, ROPE
AND ALL KINDS OF SHEET '
IRON WORK, Kept in Stock.
NEATNESS & DISPATCH.
IK Work Warranted.
:iiivdiv..r.w,. V" " " iiei u.ei.i or
r-veij wound or injury. c-eu
a i s ii . M;"", rot tlie late warto
i- . .A" I"-""!''"" hy the law of January,
of'ti.e K" M AtK af tlj,t" diM har-e or dratl
e S tr All entitled MiLid apply a
?I.Vn .... !,!,;u"1s wl, diMwiim' pen-
wfdow7'.Yl,e' l ,n" '" ohlieV.,"d
Mtwwi tlie Wjir 01 -J.'-' ad M-"iin war me
tie I ". ''n'.i,'I"V 'ihousandH are yet tiill
tled t,, houi; y. but do not know it. 1 es in all
Cjiser l.t . lay for eyeiy ileei ipt ion ol war
ciaiia ci.ilt . tel. Employ an Atn.iiiev rid-in-in
w :tKl'.in;toa. who c:'.n e.ue personal at
tiilK.n to your hui:,ess. Aim rlcaii and For
ein patents ohiaiiud oi: slioit notice teed
t'osl:iini for pension and hounty laws. Ad
drosn W. T. Fit;kkai j. r, S. Ciuiiu AM iit.
L jck Pox 4X2, WaBhuigtou, 1. C. Mly
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