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VOLUME XVII. V
PLATTSMOUTII, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1881.
9"Ktra Copies of the Herald for sale by
J, F. Youso, at the Post-Ofuee New" Depot
Art oivr Stock ltcts Veett KSZBUCES: "IBT
Try zzs cmcZ See t7lclL ie Ccux (Do.
A. good Wool CaNsimcre Suit for
A J5sl All Wool Suit for -
A. ISSAIi Worsted SuSt, and no Cotton
or Smitntioaii9 for -A.
Mo. 1 heavy md dsirlt nlt for
A. "ialce By's aaSt for $3. (Child's Suit,
A gv-MMl "STontli'w Suit for -A.
gMd pair of Overalls for
OFFI 'I U DIHECTORY,
A. S. IA I1 ' K. I'. S. Senator, Heat rive.
A I. VI V S. V " I IK US, l'. S. Senator, Omaha.
K K. V A LE N : 1 N K, Kepreseutat V. West Point.
A i.KI M S N vM'K. Coventor. Lincoln.
S. .1. AI.KX VMU'.U. Secretary of State.
JOHN WA 1. 1. M ils. AiKlitor. Lincoln. ,
M. UA K I l.i-: 1 T. Trcasni rr. Lincoln.
W. W. JnNr.s. Snot, t'nlilic Instruction.
A. C. KKNh v I.L. Land Coinnii'.sioner.
.1. 1I I.Woi. 1 11. Attorney Ceneral.
ItKV. C.r. II UlilS, chaplain of Penitentiary.
l)K. II. P. M i "MIKWSCX. Snpt. Hospital for
the lusiii.i .
S. MAXWKI I.. Chief Justice, Fremont.
Ci; P.. LA K I-.. i Hnaha.
AM ASA C'Ol'.li. Lincoln.
Mmniil JU'liciat District.
S. P.. POl"M. .IikIkc. Lincoln.
.1. C. WA I'sdN. Piosecntinic-Att'v. Neb. City.
W. C. S1K i A 1. 1 l.K. Clerk l)i-liict Court.
i :iiny 7irectory.
A. N. sf 1.1.1 v.N", Count v .Imlac.
.1. 1. TlJ I l . ( or.ntV Clelk.
.1. M. PA I I I- i;s! in'. County Tre:uurer.
K. W. II Y i:U. .slierliT.
K. II. Wooi.KY . Co. Sitp't Pub. Instruction.
W. KAIKKIKLD. Surveyor.
1". P. li.VSS, Coroner.
riirsTV com: miss kink km.
S VM L KICIIAKHSON. Alt. Pleasanl Precinct.
1SAA1' W1I.K-. Plattsntouth Preciuet.
JAM KS CKAV. roup. South P.eml Precinct.
Parties haling Pusiiiess with the County
t'oiiiiniioii. is, w ill iiud them in scssiou the
Piist Monday au.l Tuesday of each month. 4:stf
City tJ're' tory.
J. W, JOHNSON, Mayor.
J. M. PAT'l KKSi IN. Treasurer.
J. I. fMMP.NON. lit v Clerk.
Kit IIAIfli VIVIAN. Police Judge.
W. I). JONHS. Chief of Police.
F. K. W 1111 K, Chief of Fire Kept.
im ward-F. ;oi:ii:i:. c. 11. pakmklk.
2d Ward ; W. FAIIU'IKLH. J. V. WKCK-
3d Ward 1. Ml I.I.KK. TIKIS. POLLOCK.
th Ward P. M. CA LLAN, C. S. HA W SON.
7'otmiter- -ISO. W. MARSHALL.
me. ii. 3ii:aik.
PHYSICI VN and Sl'KCKOX. otllce in Fitz
Keiald Ulock, which will bo open day or night.
. 21 tf
IC. J. li. MrCKKA,
IIOMiKPATHIC PHYSICIAN. Olllce over V.
V. Mathew s Hardware Stoic. Platlniouth,Ne-
It. It. I.IVIXUKTOX. M. ..
rilVSICIAX & SfltliKllX.
OFFICE HOt'KS. front 10 a. in., to 2 t. in.
Fxainininf; Suiiicon for I'. S. Pension.
; w. i i,i tti:ii.
IM nt turnout It. -lif;ilB.
(itlice on M;iiil Street over Solomon . Na
than's Store. ?1L-1
WH,!. H. H'ISK.
COLL KC TIO. .V .V I'XCIA LT1 .
ATTOKNKY AT LAW. Ke.i! i-M.ilc. l ilt? In
niiraneeUndColleetion Agency. t:ict in Fitz
gerald's blo.-k, Platt.siiioutn, Nebraska.
;i:o. . ri i a if.
ATTOKNKY AT LAW and Leal Estate bro
ker. Special attention given to Collections
mid all matters allecting the title to real estate.
Ot'.u-e on 2d lloor over Post Ollice. PlaUsinoatii.
i. ii. n il i:i:ra.it a 'o.
IAW OFFICE, Peal ltate. I iic;i!td Lifelii
snranee Agents. Plattsiiiouth. NebiiisKa. Col
lectors. ta-payei. Have a complete alftraet
of titles. Pu and sell real estate, negotiate
H.V ' . M. Cll AI'1 A.V..
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
A. :itt Solicitor in Chancery, ollice m Fitzger
PLAT'I SM I I'TH. Niil;
It. P.. Wimhi k.M.
1. A CA :i'.KI.I..
IMMIA1I A Alil'Itr.l.I.,
ATIKKNKVS AT LAW.
Plattsiiiouth. - Nebraska.
J.DIKS K. .Mi Ht l:IS IN.
XOIt ltl!SO A. itltotVM'..
A fTOKX FY'S AT LAW. S ili in a i.ee :n t ass
and adjoining Counties ; gives specia. attention
l lleet ion" ami abstracts of tillc. Ollice in
Fit.gcrabl Block, Platt-mout h. Nebraska.
THE COT TA (i K HOUSE.
a. sti:s:s;.. ij oju I ioi .
On Sixth. South of Main.
Ibxirinij nml Tr.fnitnt Trunl h'.i did lined.
W0D MEA . S 1 Y THE DA Y.
PLATTS MOUTH MILLS'
PLATI SMOl'TH. NEB.
C. lli:iSi:i.. - l'i ietur.
Fiuiir, Corn Mtal i- Feed
Always 0:1 hand and lor sale at lowest cash
prices, t lie hiiticst prices paid lor Wiieat ai.il
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
J. F. BAUME1STE H
FurnUbei- Freh. Pure Milk,
im:mu:ui it daii.v.
Special calls attended to. ami Fresh Milk
from same cow mi iiiMt.-J hen wanted. 41y
MACIirXK S HOI'S!
kepairer of Sttam Engines. Jioiltis,
Ham and Urust Mills
UAH AM STKA.M KITTI i.
t ruught Iron Piiie, Force and Lift Pipes.Steaiu
Gauge Safety-Valve Coventors, and all
k:.. '.sot Brass Engine Fittings.
repaired on short notice.
F A H M MACHINEK"
H. A. WATERMAN & SON
Wholesale and ttetail Oeai.-rs in
. '. ETC.
iai street. Corner of Fifth. .
I. LATTSiiOUTJL - - - - NEB
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
Taking Efftvt May 15, 1881.
FOU OMAHA FKOM PLATTSMOUTII.
leaves 6 :80 a. in. Arrives 8 :Xi a. m.
2 :45 p. in. " 4 :15 p. in.
FItOM OMAHA FOU PLaTTSMOUTH.
Leaves 8 :'j5 a. m. Arrives 10 :05 a. in.
7 ;(0 p. III. " 9 :00 p. 111.
r OK THE "WEST.
Leaves Plattsiiiouth :20 a. in. Arrives Lln
eoln. 12 :05 p. in. ; Arrives Kearney, V- 40 p. in.
Freight leaves at ! :20 a. in. and at 8 :10 p. m.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 : 65p. in. and 2 :00 a. in.
FKOM THE WEST.
U'aves Kearney. 5 :.' a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
1 .no p. in. Arrives Plattsinoutli. 3 :30 p. in
FreiKlit leaves Lincoln at 12 :05 p. in. and C :40
p. in. Arrives at Plattsinoutli at 5 ;35 p. in. and
J 1 :65p. in,
Pase'iger trains leave Plattsmoiuli at 7 00 a.
in. 8 i". a. in.. 3 40 p in. and arrive at Pncitic
Juiielion at 7 30 a. in., a. in, and 4 10 p. in.
FKOM THE EAST.
Pasfet ger trains leave Pacific Junction at 8 30
a. in., o 4 p. in., Iimmi a. in. and arrive at Plaits
inout Ii at y 00 a. in.. 7 15 p. in. and 10 30 a. m.
II. V. It. It. Time Table.
Taking Effect Sunday. Lketmht r 5, 1880.
WKST. STATIONS. EAST.
5:15uiu HASTINGS. 12 :10am
0:15 AY K. 11:05
7 :25 KLUE HILL. 10 :3o
8:20 tOWLKS. 9:20
8:55 AM BOY 8:25
i) :10 KE1 CLCP1). 8 :00
10:15 IN .WALK. b :35
10:55 KIVEKTON. 3:10
II :40 FKANKLIN. I 5 :10
i2:10pm BLOO.MINtiTOX. I 4:45
12:3.5 NAPONEE 1:10
1:20 1 KEPl'HLICAX 3:40
1 ;! i ALMA 2 :55
$ I ORLEANS
3:50 ! OXFOKI) 12:50am
5:(K) j AUAPAHOE 11:40
AHUIVAI. A.M IlKI'AltTI'ItK OF
I I j A TTS I ITT II 31 A I I.K.
A K It I V KS.
7.30 p. 111. I
j.:;o a. in. f
I 7.00 a. m.
I 3.(l p. 111.
8.50 a. 111.
") i; 15 p. iii.
3.00 p. m
7.oo a. in
I 7.45 a. 111.
' 2.00 jt. m.
1.00 p. Ill
l.oo p. m
8.(M) a. in.
3.:) p. in.
ll.no a in
7.HH p. in.
10.30 a in. i
7.3m p. in. (
11. (Mia in.
Nov 10, lyw
. J. W. Mausiiai.i.. P. M.
O. P. JOHNSON,
Ail Paper Trimmed Free of
ALSO DEALER IN
I'ri"cri pt ions 'are fully 'onpoimtoil
13' an Ilxperieneed lruKiMt.
l'EMEMBEIJ Til E PLACE.
Gti ST.. 2 DOORS SOUTH OF MAIN
PL.VTTS.MOLTH. N EB.
Eight Mile'Grove, Neb.
Having opened a New Store at the abov
I call attention to mv stock, and ask the
patronage of my friends and the
Public fit general.
Dry Goods, Groceries
Tinware Wooden w art
and Ceneral Coods of all sorts.
CUSIR ISTJD GOOD
Call and see our Stock before going
341 v Walteu Jenkins.
imt HARDWARE STORE.
.J. S. DUKE
Has just opened an entire- new stock of hard
NeN.t loor west of C!iainait & Smith's Prufc
A Full Line of
SHOVELS, JiAEES. SPADES ana
ALL OA11DEN TOOLS.
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, by the Key
UOPE. P OWD Ell, SHOT, O HIND
A Full Liue of l l'TI KKY.
Special Rates tc Guilders and Cvti
All good Hold us lnv they poxibly can bt
! and live. 4lv
DAVID LAKBÐ & SOSS Philadelphia, Pa.
F u p ni t vl r e.
KTC. ETC., ETC.,
Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC BURIAL CASES
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash
MY FINE HEARSE
IS NOW KEADY FOU SERVICE.
With many thanks for past patronar- I
invite all to call and examine my
LAI'OE STOCK OF
13tf. FWKXTI'HE AXI C'Ofr'FIKH
hamlmc abet 0
Sole Appointing Agent for
The Irnrivalled Maon A Ilainliii
Also State Agent for the Henry F Miller and
AV. C. Emerson Co. Pianos.
at office. Sixth, one door south of Main St.
Will do well to examine our
New 3Iason & Hamlin
OEGA JsT IUSTRTJCTOK
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MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
In the basement of Merges' Store,
PLATTSMOUTII, - - - NEBRASKA.
One door east of the P. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
XKXV 3IOYAIICII TAItLKK.
Cigars & Temperane Drinks
On hand at the counter.
It is a wide and spacious Hall ; plenty of room
for player;" J.ud seats for visitors.
El. Oi.ivku. P. H. M UK PHY.
Manager. Htf Prop.
uw B ( UBt . . .... . -. ....
Acolrobinaiton of Hops, tlitchu, Ksn fl
drakeui DancJcl. on, wititaii ... l-. inl n
loost c ura tlve jji-u;k i ljcs of All otl.iT letters, y
mak eitho greuic t Elood Purifier, Liver -
RegUlator, aii'lLin-ai..l i!i-a.itU lUr.-lui!:.- f
At'fi.l wWtsilfT' st:i:-.lu 1
SodwasecanpssiljlT 1 --'.t l..-v : . j.
ltitterare oscil'i'1 I"11'1 w,: l; '
Cliey ive zm U V3 11 7! t: iii i- " ' t
lrin,i.wl,lnA urluuiy oreans, or r.ii.i :-
quire nn ApiicierVtnl.c1 amlmiU Stinn.l-,.-t.
Uop!ittcn are iuvnl""""7- ""''uui
So matter what your te..'Un(r8 or lymnl
lire what tits du.ea- or ail'NJ.'nent I "e Hop 1 .
ters. Uon't wait until roual1 'cl5 but If y.j
only fit! bad or miserable .n1? t.ieni at one;.
$500 will bo pai.l foracase thi-y will n.-.t
cure or lii-lp. Io not u!rer ,0rl;t your fri.'ii.i J.
Butler.but use and urne tiieui uso Hop B
Remember, flop Kiturs is r.oVN. drujnred !j
drunken uo-itruui. but tltc 1'u --:-tfc. a n J I' -.t
Medicine v.-r ntacle : tlie liTiiut iR:LU
and HOFK and no jitrsou or family
sliuuld be witliout tliciu, JXtLJX
O. I.C. I' an a'wol it jan-l irresisti 'j cure 3 fci -
forlruiikeuii-sj,t: of opiuru. lolsureo au:S S i
nareoti.s. All oi 1 oy .irut. : ts. SuiJ i b.Xff
fur Circular. U lllllcr. :. C. AT f.Kj.
If you want any '
Fire or Ornamental Brick,
J. T. A. HOOVEB,
LOUISVILLE, - - NEBRASKA.
1. wt.u a nvW)frowu.wt lir,Ui.ii.er ur Mu(gi.Mi
ia 144-tually produaed. "
We safe jboiuu!
if low prices anal a good stoeEi
will elo it.
F IB S T
OK PLATTSMOUTII. NEBRASKA,
John Fitzgerald .
K. S. McLAltJHI-IX.
JONH O lfOUKUE
This Bank is now open for business at their
uew room, corner Main and Sixth streets, and
is prepared to transact a general
Stocks, Bonds, Gold, Government and Local
BOUC.HT A XI) SOLD.
Deposits Received and Interest Allow
ed on Time Certificates.
Vvaiiahle in any part of the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
t(a:xTs "i'ou tiii:
Cnman Line and Allan Line
Person wishing to bring out their friends from
PURCHASE TICKETS FROM US
Throneh to I' lattwruoutlt.
T II E
WEEPING WATER BANK
or ...:i:i isuos.
This Bank is now open for the transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business.
Received, and Interest allowed on Time Certi
ficates. IIt A !"
Drawn, and available in the principal towns
and cities of the United States and Europe.
Agents for the celebrated
HamlMi Line of Steamers.
Purchase your tickets from us.
Through from Europe to any
Point in the West.
REED BROS.. 2Kf Weeping Water. Neb.
Successor to Sack Brothers.
TINWARE, SHEET IRON, ZIW
At the old Stand opposite the new Hu..
Making & Repairing Done.
A. G, H ATT
JUST OPENED ATI A IN,
New, Clean, First Class Meat Shop,
onMain Street Corner of 5th, Plattsinoutli
Everybody on hand for fresh, tender meat.
Wagon, Buggy, Machine and Plotv re-
pairing, and general jobbing
I am now prepared to do all kinds of repairing
of farm and other machinery, its there
is a good lathe in my shop.
PETER RAO EN,
The old Reliable Wagon Maker
has taken charge of the wagon shop.
He is well known as a ;
NO. 1 WORKMAN.
Xew WajiOiiH and Ilusien made to
Shop 011 Sixth street ypoite Streight's Stable
ILLUSTRATED FLORAL GUIDI
For 1881 N an Elegant Book of 120 Page?, On
Colored Flower Plate.ar d 6K) Illustrations, witt
Descriptions of the best r lowers and S eueta
blf-s. and Directions" for growing. Duly lo ceisti
In English or German. If you afterwards or
der needs deduct the 10 cents.
VH'li'SSfedKiire the best in the world
The Floral Guide will tell how to get am
Vick's Flower and .W3etal.de Gan'en, 171
Pages. 6 Colored Plates, ,r,cn. Engravings. For
5l cent in paper covers ; 1.00 in elegant cloth.
In German or Engii-h.
Vick'ti Illustruted Monthly Magazine 33
Pages, a Cob. red Piute in every number and
many line Engravings. Price 1.:;5 a year;
rive Copim for do.fio. Specimen number sent
for I siit ; 3 trial copies for L'.'i cents.
Address, -pjtf James Vkk, Rochester, N.
nS A f3 "T 1 A "aiP lent tu.ln. man in aacb
VW I ksU couuty m (..a. lu wll tU
i jrloprct ut 1b.ag Uarill kMwwlng tjr luticr.IUMU
Tobca 11111. villi $oud reivrco.es e furul.b ll. vulSl frvw,
nd pte Irrnn that will tnttr a worker ovtr flltu m not. t k.
AJJru 1M LK.AT10AL fill. lO, lioj lit!, SL Uu, Ma.
to sell yon your
r i : mil m m
"Why," said the iiusbaud to Ins wife.
"Do yon thus murmur and complain?
Do you not know that murmuring
At adverse fate is ever vain?"
"Xay said the worn wife, "blame not fate
The Brief I feel would not be felt
Were 't not for that which murmur' names
Twice o'er when it Is backward spelt."
"Expedited" Mail Uoutes.
KU It AY STIRS UP THE MENAGERIE.
The results of the star route inves
tigations, when completed, will startle
the public. Upon, one route last week
l'osl piaster (General James made a
saving, by reduction of service, of
! ySS.oUi. This was th.ne without any
1 injury to the service, as the testimony
ot all olhcers commanding millitary
posts on the route shows. The route
is from Hock Creek on the Union Pa
cific railroad to Etchetah on the road
from Uozeman to Fort Keogh. It is
about 371 miles long. The route was
originally let at three times per week
for 11,177 per annum. The con
tractor failed to perform the service,
and finally the route was awarded to
M. T. Patrick, of Omaha, well known
as Tilden's agent to Oregon in
THE MATTER OF CRONIN's NOSE,
and to A. II. Brown, of Illinois, for
merly clerk in contract ollice of the
post ollice department. Urown was
one of JJrady's favorites. Under the
manipulation of this form the route
was increased to a daily service, at an
annual pay of 100,10.1. The depart
ment was constantly receiving com
plaints from points in the interior of
the route that the service was per
formed very irregularly or not per
formed at all. Yet the reports made
by the postmasters at the end of the
route showed th.it the service was
regularly performed and that the
stages arrived on time, special Agent
John 13. Furay, of Omaha, one of the
most experienced officers in the ser-.
vice, was sent to examine the route.
His report has just been received. It
ASTONISH ING DISC L l.SU R ES.
He rode twice over the rmi e. It
was corruptly managed liuin beuin
ning to end. There were two divis
ions, one on each end of the route,
where service was properly performed.
The remaining 271 miles was prac
tically left to itself. At different
periods, for ten days at a time, no
mail whatever had been sent, and the
commanding oUicer at Fort Custer re
ports that once in February, when no
mail hal reached the fort for ten days,
he sent a detail to find it. and discov
ered it housed tit a way station. The
special agent reports that the stage
drivers on the eighty mile sections at
the eastern end had orders to always
leave at a certain hour, whether the
connecting coach with the mail had
come through or not. This is done,
and postmasters at the end of Hie
ioute have regularly entered the ar
rival of the mail on time, and upon
the certificates of these terminal post
masters the contractors had received
full pay for a daily service of 371
miles without reduction. The persons
WHO RECOMMENDED THE INCREASE
of those routes are delegate Downey,
of Wyoming, (who printed a poem in
the Congressional record.) and ex
Governor J. M. Thayer, of Wyoming.
On all this route there are employed
fourteen men and one hundred and
twelve animals, although the con
tractors swore that forty-eight men
and 102 horses were necessary to do
the work. On one portion of the
route the agent reports that the av
erage of mail both ways does not ex
ceed one ounce per day. A portion of
this route was over the same line as
another daily mail. Some of the
postmasters informed the special
agent that they were instructed by
the contractors to do certain things.
Some of those instructions appear to
have been to violate the law in the
interests of the contractors. Several
of the postmasters who had con
sciences notified Assistant Postmas
ter General lirady of the frauds, but
never received any replies to their
communication. On a portion of the
work the agent reports that the mail
for the whole year would weigh less
than the leather in the pouches. Ap
pearances were kept up by this ex
peditious service on the terminal sec
tions. Many of the postmasters were
in the service of the contractors and
stage company. One of the postmas
ters is a son of Gen. Thayer, living at
Hock Creek. The military officers at
the post all recommended the reduc
tion of the service by one-half, and
the post-master general has orde-ed
reduction which will effect an annual
saving of $83,502. This is the first
report from any of the fraudulent
star routes. All of them are now un
der careful investigation. (It was
"Xelse" Patrick and not "Mat" T.
T. whp was mixed in the Cronin busi
ness.) Recent political events give especial
timeliness lo the consideration of the
growth of the machine, and the most
tllective way to "smash" it. It is an
nounced that the July number of
Scribner will contain ihe tirst of a
series of important papers entitled
"The People's Problem," discussing
the subject in a new and vigorous
way. The writer, Mr. Albeit Stick
ney. is a well-known lawyer of New
York City and though his remedies
may be found radical, they have the
advantage of being those of one who
has given thorough study to the sub
ject in its historical and moral aspects.
Sia Alpacas, lefeeg'e9 Molaair, JLusirc, JLinen
Sea E5iael9 Marseilles Miasslan 3TwillN5
.A-T EDtKZ-BL LOW PIQUBES.
Ate suae new
What Our Kxrhaiitrcs Say.
Mr. Chai. Ilanna, twenty-four years
of age was drowned while swimming
in Hell creek near Oakland.
Kearney is estimating the cost of a
canal to obtain water power for domes
tic and fire use, irrigation &c.
Alexandria, Thayer Co. is to have a
grand 4th of July celebration with
Hon. E. ltosewater as orator of the
Miss McCowan of Omaha, fell into
an unguarded excavation and was
severely injured. She sued the city
for $15,000 and recovered $1,000.
Arapahoe Pioneer : Sheai iug is oc
cupying the attention of our sheep
men, and many of them are washing
their sheep prior to shearing. Many
large lleeces are reported much Let
ter than Wits expected.
The Oakland Independent says the
Chicago and Northwestern are work
ing along the line of their original sur
vey which will take them to the Mis
souri at Decatur, Hint Co. and thence
west, tlu'otit'li O.ikhinil to West. Point.
j where they will connect with the lines
1 : i i . i.
running iioiiii aim aoum.
Fairbury Gazette: In Wayne coun
ty the other day, as M. X. Conover was
riding on a sulky plow, he was attack
ed by a bullsnake eight feet long and
compelled to beat a retreat. When he
returned with another man and pitch
foiks they found his snakeship coiled
about the tongue of the plow between
Wednesday evening lied Willow
county was visited by a terrible hail
storm. Hail as large as small sized
eggs fell, covering the ground to the
depth of eighteen inches. All the
north window lights were broken in
he h ouses, and grain was somewhat
tut but nothing serious. It hailed
along a belt running north and south
through the entire county.
Fremont Herald: The Piatt has
raised again and is away up out of the
banks, running this side of the toil
house. There must have been very
heavy rains- west during the past two
! or three days to cause the rise. It is
i hardly liable to go down so loRg as the
rains continue as at present.
Dr. McXamara returned last Satur
day from Xew Mexico whither he
went some time ago w ith the object of
locating, but the loud calls for his re
turn to this place and the tact that
Lis new station did not give h m the
best of satisfaction he deemed it best
to return which he does amid the re
joicing of his congregation and the
citizens of Fremont.
Osceola Record : We learn from the
header that U. S. Indian Inspector
Ha worth has been in Genoa inspecting
the Piiwnee school bnilding. It is the
intention of the Secretary of the In
terior to establish an Indian training
school in the west similar to the ono
!iit C.ii lisle, Pit., and Hampton, Ya. If
j things are favorable at Genoa it will
be located there. It would be a good
thing for our sister town.
Central City Courier: The govern
ment sal. of all that remained of Fort
McPherson, last Monday, was largely
attended, but bidding was not lively
owing to the formation of a "pool" by
the heavy buyers. Of course, this
"pool" got by far the larger part of the
buildings. The sale netted a little
over $4,000, for property that did not
cost less than a hundred thousand
Xeb. City News: Mr. Griffin, the
tlat boatman, one day this week picked
up a man in the river near Wyoming
on a log. It seems that the man had
been setting on the river 1 auk near
McPaul, la., and the bank caved in
and precipitated him into the river,
After swimming a long distance he
managed to catch on a log, and was
nearly exhausted when rescued.
Xeb. Ciiy Xews: From Mr, Thos.
Ilanlon, of Dunbar, who was in the
city to-day, we learn that the lower
portion of Dunbar, during the latter
part of the rain storm that visited that
section esterday, was all flooded and
w;;ter run through one house to the
depth of four feet. There happened
to be a skift in town and it was man
ned and those residing in the overflow
ed district were rescued. Mr. Ilai.lon
says that it was the hardest rain that
ever fell at that point.
Western Xew Era: Died Treat.
At his home in Xeluaska, June 1st,
1SS1, Governor Treat, of a do-e of
poison, administered by the Xebraska
legislature of '81. Governor Treat has
ruled long and strong in our state,
and will undoubtedly be mourned by
his many friends, lie is of an ancient
family, tracing his lineage back to ap
ple time in the Garden of Eden. The
Governor has outlived his usefulness,
and the majoiity of thrifty, industri
ous Xebraskans witness his funeral
services without a sigh.
Syracuse Journal: On Tuesday
last, while Dan IJray was engaged in
plowing. ;i short distance south of
town, one of the horses of his team
was bitten vsn the right fore leg by a
rattlesnake. The reptile wound itself
around the animal's leg and hung on
with such tenacity that it was with
great difficulty it was removed. The
snake transmitted iis poison, and the
usual method in such cases that of
filling the subject's hide full of forty-rod
'benzine" was resorted to, and it was
not long until the noblest of all ani
maU WiH a drunk as a major. Those
w ho ere present state that the antics
of the horse were ludicrous in the extreme.
QJiotiaiaBsr . g s
4 r.f ra
Cor. Western Xew Era: Rev. J. I).
Fleming had a horse bitten by a rattle
snake last Monday evening, and cured
it ready for work the next morning by
applying the snake cut up in small
Fremont Tribune. Fontenelle cor
respondence to the Ulair Pilot says
Mr. Herman Scheer lost live head of
cattle and Mr. Otto Lanhgorst one, by
the lightning on Friday evening last.
The animals were standing in immedi
ate proximity to a wire fence, when
the fiery element having struck the
wire at some distance, ran along until
ii reached them, killing them all in
stantly. Two of the animals were
milch cows and the remainder year
lings. -. -
A Car ut the River.
This morning early a large portion
of the bank of the river at East Xe
braska City gave away and precipita
ted a C. Ii. & Q. side track into the
river, and with it a car belonging to
The side track was full ten feet
from the water's edge last evening,
when a long string of cars were run in
on it. but during the night the river
kept washing the bank away very fast,
and this morning when the yard men
arrived to go to work they were sur
prised to find that one car, of those on
the side track, had gone into the river
ar.d that several others were in great
danger. A link was cut that attached
the car to the others, and they were
pulled out of the way a force of men
went to work to try and raise the oth
er car but up to late this afternoon
they had not succeeded. The car con
tained a large safe, which will in all
probably be lost with the car. Xeb.
The Star Route Frauds.
Attorney General MacVeagli has
been vigorous and untiring in hunt
ing down the star route ring, and has
more evidence than the public is
aware. He has searched all records
of departments connected with the
star route contracts, and confidential
special agents have been sent secretly
to gather testimony on the lines of
"expedited"-route?. Xolhing has been
left undone that would unearth evi
dence of fraud. At first the star
route ring talked boldly under the
supposition that so long as no mem
ber turned state's evidence they were
safe. Roasts were made here in
Washington that the investigation
would fail. It is different now. Men
who shared in the ring are anxious
and uneasy, and it is predicted that
some of them will leave the country.
Attorney General MacYeagh and Post
master General James are determined
to prosecute tl.e. ring and they nave
evidence enough to procure indict
ments against numerous parties. The
postmaster genera! has copies of Dor
sey's correspondence with his tgents,
who procured petitions for star routes,
and some original letters and docu
ments throwing light on the meth
ods employed in Arkansas and the
southwest have been obtained. De
positionsof some persons who helped
prepare the way for "expedited" routes
have been procured also.
Ever since the Cyclopaedia of Edu
cation, by Kiddle and Schem, was is
sued, and universally accepted as a
standard indispensable book of refer
itnee for professional educators, it has
been urged that this book be reproduc
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Manual for all teachers and also all
parents earnestly interested in the ed
ucation and instruction of their chil
dien. In compliance with this demand, an
abridgment of the Cyclopaedia will be
issued in June entitled The Diction
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bracing, with the necessary modifica
tions and abbreviations, those articles
which relate directly to the Theory
and Practice of Teaching as well as to
This Smaller work from which a
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schools, for study as well as for refer-4
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A brief work like the Dictionary com
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practical education, must likewise af
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which brings it within reach of all
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are the publishers.
The American people have yet to
learn that the one point which needs
to be guarded with supreme selicitude
in our State and national constitu
tions is the moral character of civil
The sale of liquor at workingmen's
clubs in England has gained such pro
portions that the Temperance people
are greatly exercised ovtr it, and have
brought the matter under the notice
of the Government. Mr. Gladstone
admits the importance of the subject.
"(Dur (Lcmpmtutc Column.'
Kit IT 1. 11 l:V THE WOMAN CHK1STIAN TKM
For God. and Home, and Native Land."
Are The Children Safel
II V MltS. V.
Thank God that my darling Is resting
Safe in the bosom of God 1
Praise him for little hands folded
Under the church-yard sod !
I'm glad tli.it on the while forehead
I've printed Ihe lust long kiss ;
Do you ai-k why I'm glad and thankful.
And can praise God so for this?
Last night its I sat in my window.
Looking out on tWe moonlit street
My neighbor's once beautiful boy
Went by with unsteady feet ;
And I remember how I i ad envied
His mother, that soirouful time.
When God cent his white winged angel.
And leaving hers took mine.
I5nt now r-he sits in her lonely home.
In tears, broken-hearted, and old ;
W hile the stainless feet of my darling
Arc walking the streets of gold.
Thank God for taking my child so soou.
Lest he might have gone astray !
For none are safe w hile doors of sin
Maud wide as they do to-day.
1 pity the children of years to come.
And mothers, who little know
What lies for them in the future
Of tears and bitterest woe :
For as long as men are licensed to sell
The horrid, accursed thing.
If we cry not aloud against it.
The curse on ourselves we chall bring.
You may be the one next to milTer,
Though little you think it now ;
The damp of f in may be printed next
On your boy's pure, white brow.
Draw him ever so carefully, lovingly,
Tenderly dose to your heart ;
Remember the day Is foon coining
When mother and sou must part,
hi' ii he iiiu-t go out in the busy world.
Alone, a man among men.
We all have a voice In the matter.
And you and I'll have to stand
Iu the great Day of Judgment
At the bar at God's right hand.
To give account whether for or ngains.1
This evil we raised our voice
How for God or sin, for gold or souls.
We mailt- everlasting choice.
N, V. Evangelist,
The whiskey tratlic as regards both
the vender and the consumer of the
drug, is t he out-growth of unre
strained selfishness. ,
All but twenty of the prisoners in
the Kansas penitentiary were brought
there by liquor 020 out of 059.
The American people, in the ear
1SS0, paid $:375,0OO,00O for beer alone.
This is a quarter more than the total
expense of running tlie.Uni'ed States
It is no argument against prohib
itory liquor laws to say that they will
not prevent some people from drink
ing liquor. The same may be said
against the laws prohibiting stealing
and murder. A prohibitory liquor
law removes temptation from the
young, and educates them to regard
intoxication a criminal thing.
In Chicago, for five years ending
1870,21,000 arrests have been made
for drunkenness, and yet probably not
one iu two hundred of those under
the influence of liquor is ever
anested by the police.
A liquor seller sold a pint of rum
according to law and made a few
cents profit. The drinker, while under
its ii.Iluence. shot his son-in-law, and
his arrest, imprisonment, trial and ex
ecution cost the county more than
$1,000; and yet the people say, "What
shall we do without the revenue."
Forty-two per cent, of men in this
country and sixty per cent, of women
are total abstainers, and that of the
prisoners in the penitentiaries seventy
eight per cent, were freely addicted
to liquor drinking before their im
prisonment. The famous Xew York physician
Dr. Willard Parker, makes the state
ment that one third of the deaths in
Xev York city ate the result, directly
or indirectly, of the use of alcohol,
and that in the last thirty-eight years,
100,000 persons have died of its use In
the city. Life Roat.
Here is a whole Temperance lec
ture in :i nut-shell. More than thirty
Colorado mining companies have re
cently decided not to employ, in any
capacity, men who use intoxicating
liquors as a beverage.
One dollar for churches, twelve for
whiskey shops. The Christian at
Work says: It costs $5,000,000 to sus
tain the 48 chrches of X'ew Yoik,
while not less than $00,000,000 a year
are spent for the 7,000 licensed drink
ing places of the metropolis.
Xo man oppresses thee, Oh, free and
independent frainchiser; but does not
this stupid pewter-pot oppress thee?
Xo son of Adam can bid thee come
or go; but this absurd pot of heavy
wet, this can and does! Thou art the
thrall, not of Cedric the Saxon, but of
thy own brutal appetites and this
scoured djsli of liquor; and thou pro
test of thy liberty t Thou entire
block-head! T has. Carlyle.
An order has been promulgated for
bidding the sale of whiskey, gin, ale,
beer, or other intoxicating liquors in
the Custom House, Xew Yoik city.
The rector of Xotre Dame, at Mon
treal, the largest Cathdral in Canada,
before tin audience of 10,000, recently
denounced the saloon keepers as vul
tures living upon immorality and
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