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""r. of Fifth Street.
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VOIJTME XYir. J.
PLATTSMOUTII, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 18S1.
W Extra Copies of the ITkrald for sale ay
J. P. Yocno, at the Fost-Office News Depot
II. V AN WYC1C. U. S. Senator, Neb. City.
.VIN S Al'N lKi;S, C. S. Senator, Oinalia.
k. V A U'.N 1 1 X K, Hepr.-seiitafe. West I'oint.
.Ill M s NAXCKjiovcriior. Lincoln.
I AI.KX A MUM:, Secretary of State.
MX w Al.i.H li. Ati.inor, Lincoln,
M. ISA I! I l.r.1 I. 1 1 easnrer, Lincoln.
k' t. . v L k.,..t t-'iil.li Ihklrii.iitn
lH ;. Ki:X! vl.!.. I..tml e'ommitisioiier.
.1. iII Wi ilM M. Attorney General.
A". C. '. UAKIils. chaplain of renitetitiary .
I. II. !'. MAI THEWSON, ISupt. Hospital lor
I !ic I:.-:-.;;- .
H. MAW.'Kl. I. . Cliler Justice. Fremont.
Gl.o I'.. I.AM-:. Omaha.
AM ASA COM'., Lincoln.
firfjii,! Jmh'ciitl 'Jii!rict .
S. 15. I'liI Ni . .Indue. Lincoln.
J. C. W AT.- X. i'riiseciitiiin-Att'V, Neb. City.
V. i'. Siiov. 11 hi;, clerk District Court.
: - X, County Jude.
iinl v Clerk.
A. N. SI " I i
.1. I. I I I 1.
.1. M. IA l l .
-ox. County Treasurer.
K. W. 1 1 V i- . .
K. II. W ooi.i. V, ,,. SiiK'l l'nb. Instruction.
:. W. I-"AM; i K I.I . : Surveyor.
P. 1". liASS. r.iUMIIT,
III N TV CilM.MISSIONEKH.
S A M"L KlCil A i! I SOX. Ml. Pleasant Precinct.
ISA AC W.K-. l'lattsn.onth Preeinet.
JAM KS CI.AV, KlliiU. South I'.end J'recinet.
Pal ties h;.ii.;; biiMtiess with the County
Commi!-;..!! i . ill find thvni in session the
l iist Moinl.:y im Tuesday or each month. 43tr
J. V. JOIINSOX, Mavor.
.1. M. 1'AT'l I- i.-sox. Treasurer.
J. 1. SIMPOX. City Clerk.
l:icl.l:l V 1 I AX. Police Jiulire.
V. I). ,lili:s, Chief of Police.
F. K. Will 11C. Chief of Kire Dept.
1-t War.l-F. OOKDKK. C. II. PAKMKLK.
2d Ward G V. FAIKFIELD. J. V. WF.CK-
3.1 War,I-I. MILLER. TIKIS. POLLOCK.
4th War.l-P. M. CALLAN, C. S. DAWSON.
2'oji'ier-JSi. W. 11AKSHALL.
PIIVSICIVX ;...d Sl'KGEON. office ill Fitz
rvr.ild I4iock, v. iiu h will be open day or night.
!::. .1. I.. MrCKKA,
HOMiKI'ATIIKM'HYSlCIAN. Oltlce over U.
Y.Mathcw's II udware Store, Plattsinouth, Ne
tiVAt. A. MAIiXKY.
ATTOKNEY AT LAW. NOTARY PUBLIC,
and Collection Am'iit. Ollice over Haker &
Co"-, store. ri.iitsiiiouth. Nebraska. Hly
It. II. l.lVI.MiN'IIIS. M.
PHYSICIAN & Sl'KiiKON.
OFFICE Iloi'IIS, fmm 10 a. in., to 2 p. in.
Examining Suijseoi: for I'. S. Pension.
; YV. CI.ITTKK.
IMat tnioiitli. XoUraska.
Office on Main Street over Solomon & Na-llii-n's
Store. 34 1 y
. ii. imm;;k. :. i.
IK VCTISINt; I'll YS1CIAN. Office and Inis
Siore, Main St. near ThirU. l'lattsinout h Xeb.
rOLLKCTIO.YS H SrSCIALl'l.
TTOKNEY AT LAW. Keal Estate. Fire In-FiiV-i'icp
and Collection Agency. Otlice in 1- itz
j.eiald's blo.-k. l'lattsmoulh, Nebraska. 2Jm3
(iKO. fS. NMt'ril.
. 1." v T I i IV anit Uenl Kstate Bro
ker. Special at ti nt ion civeu to Collections
and a'l matters unecnng me uue io n-.u esi.nc
r:i e en I'd tloor over Post Ollice. Plattsniouth
i. ii. AviiKi-:i.i:it & t o.
L VW OFFICK, lical IMate. Fire and Ufcln
mrance Audits. Plattsiuouth. Nebraska. Col
ectois tax-pavers, lljive a complete abi-tract
..rt, Knv 'niMi sell real et-tate. neKotiate
pi, u s. &e. 15y
Jt. It. WlM'HAM.
1), A. CAMIT.KI.L.
WIMMIAJI A. CAIII'IIKLL,
AT rItN KYS AT LAW.
. - - - eorasiia.
J VI ' S K. Mdl'.l'.lStlX.
v:. I.. r.liOWNE.
:io:ssji & iikh i:.
ATTOKN FYS AT LAW. Will pra: t Ice in Cass
and adioiiiinil Counties ; irives vpecia. attention
to ci'Ucclions and abstracts of titie. Ollice in
Fiicial.l Hliioii, Plattiuoiith. Xebiaska.
MA Oil I N E SHOPS!
l'I ATTSMIil T!t, NKB..
llti'iiirtr of Sttam Enyines, Boiltrs,
.Ship awl Grist MilU
llAti AM) KTI'.AJI t'ITT.ti.
Vroulit Iron Pipe. Force anil Lift l'ipes.Steam
Cuii'-'t-s Safeiv-Valve Cloveruors. and all
k'..Js of l.rass Knuine Fittings,
repaired on thort notiwe.
F A I M M A C H I N E K
HANSEN & CHASSOT
(Jivmies. Provisions and
A.iEXTS KOtt Til:
tiKKMANIA LIFE INsFUANCE COMPANY.
t.EI.M.YN FIUK INSVKANCF. COMPANY,
MIL W A I" K E E MECHANIC'S Mt'Tl'AL,
W ESlEi'.N HOUSE AND CATTLE INs. CO.,
II YMitFK.i AMEKICAN STEAMSHIP PACK
NOKTII OEKMAN LLOYD.
STEAMSHIPS P.EIWEEN HAMIHEO.
P.UEMEN AXD NEW YORK. 18ly
If j oil want any
lire or Ornamental Brick,
J. T. A. HOOVER,
LOUISVILLE, - - NEBRASKA.
HOTEL. CITY HOTEL
J'L A ITSMOCTH. X Eli.
First cla-s Lodging Kooins.
Find Class Hoarding.
;oo.I Sample Itoom
Fvervthini; and every comfort
A Good Hotel can FnrniIi
Also. Good Wines, C.ood'P.cer. Good Lb;uo
Good Lemonade. Good Clar,
Kept at the City Hotel.
141y FKED. COOS. Proprietor
once more ctnues forward with :in entire tie
TA-XjZL. -T' "VXTSTT'ElTe,
Stock i f the f.i:.-t Piece Coo. Is ever lrou4hi
i:.' Plattf mouth ! !
EVERY GARMENT CUT IS
WARRANTED to FIT
Ilundrf-iiS po tli're ami they itre
Shop oppoi-it. ::e Couit House. C.iveliini
c-.i'l :.'d .-xaitdne for Yourselves. 4lf
I t; l-A'TJ 'd' AXT ! foriiie Itest and Fast-Ffi-x
Seiiinst Pi-.-iori.-s! Itooks and Itib'es. P -ices
r-d-iced i 1 leu:. National l'uld:-hii)i '.,
, fct.'Loui?, -V;... Mt:3
rtr'i'n AOn'-r d:ty at home. Sample- worth
VJ tiO v.svU-.-,irce. Addiese, Stixsox-& Co,.
B. & M. R. R.Time Table.
Taking Effect July 24, 1881.
FOU OMAHA FlToM PLATTSMOUTII.
leaves C :80 a. in. Arrives 8 :35 a. m.
2 :4j p. in. " 4 :15 p. in.
FROM OMAHA FOIt P L ATTS MOUTH.
Leaves 8 :'j5 a. m. Arrives 10 :05 a. m.
7 ;00 p. m. " 9 :00 p. in.
fOK THE WEST.
Leaves riattsmouth a :20 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln, 12 :05 p. in. : Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. m.
Freight leaves at ! ?M a. m. and at 9 :3; p. iu.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 : 5.rp. m. and 3 :00 a. in.
FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney. 8 -.30 a. in. Leaves Lincoln.
1 .oo p. rn. Arrives Plattsniouth. 3 :30 p. m
Freight leaves Lincoln at 12 :or p. in. and 8 :80
p. in. Arrives at Plattsmouth at 5 ;V p. in. and
1 :15p. m.
ranseiKer trains leave Plattsmouih at 7 00 a.
m.. a. in., 3 40 p in. and arrive at PuciUc
Junction nt 7 30 a. in., a. m. and 4 10 p. in.
FKO.M THE EAST.
Paf enger trains leave Taciflc Junction at 8 35
a. in. .7 :W p. in., a. in. and arrive at Platts
niouth at 9 05 a. in., 7 30p. in. and a. ni.
. V. IS. It. Time Table.
Tahlim Eject Sunday, Dccemhtr 5, 1SW).
WKST. i STATIONS. EAST.
5:15pm I 1IAST1XGS. 12 .lOain
6:15 AY K. 11:05
7 :25 I ltLl E 1IILU 10:0
8:20 COWLES. 9:20
8:55 AMItOY 8:25
9 :4( It ED CLCUD. 8 :00
10:15 IXAVALE. b :35
10:55 KIVEKTON. 0:10
11:40 FKAXKLIN. 5:10
j2:lopm i P,LOOMIX;TON. 4:45
12:33 NAPOXEE 4:10
1:20 I REPUBLICAN 3:40
1 ;T ALMA 2 :.'k5
V i Oil LEANS
3a0 j OXFOIH) 12:50am
5:00 I ARAPAHOE 11:40
AltKIYAIi AXD DKI'AllTlItF.
1L VTTSIfOrril .11 1 M.S.
7.30 p. m. I
9.:to a. in. J
S.oo a. m. i.
3.:o p. m. f
ll.oo a m
7.30 p. in.
10.30 a in. I
7.3fl p. m. f
ll.oo a m.
I 7.oo a. rn.
) 3.00 p. in.
j 8.50 a. m.
t 6.15 p. iu.
3.00 p. Ill
7.oo a. in
j 7.45 a. in.
2.oo p. in.
l.oo p. in
1.00 p. in
ll.oo a in.
Nov. 10, 1 sso.
J. v. Marshall. I. M.
3?" IE S T
OF PLATTSMOUTII. NEBRASKA,
lOH.N FlTZUEKALU .
E. i. DOVBV,
K. W. McLAl'liHLI.V.
Josh O KouituE
This Rank is now open for business at their
tew room, corner Mam and Sixtli streets, and
is prepared to transact a general
Stock. Bond. Gold, Governmont and Local
EOUOUT AND SOLD.
Dejiosits Received and Interest Allow
ed on Time Certificates.
lv:.l!able In any part of the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
agkxts ron THE
nman Line and Allan Line
Pel son wishing to bring out their friends from
PUUCHASE TICKETS FROM CS
Xhroueh to I'lattNiuoath.
WEEPING WATER BANK
or -.j:i:d iikos.
This Bank is now open for the transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business.
Received, and Interest allowed on Time Certi
Drawn, and available in the principal towns
and cities of the United States and Europe.
Ayentu for the celebrated
Mm, Line of Steamers.
Purchase your tickets from us.
Through from Europe to any
Point in the Vest.
REED BROS.. 2Lf Weeping YVater. Neb.
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 in j;eneral.
Dry Goods, Groceries.
Tinware Wooden wart
and General Goods of all sorts.
CHEAI3 IsTHD GOOD
Call and see our Stock before going
341y Walter Jenkins.
NEW HARDWARE STORE,
rJ. S. DUKE
Has just opened an entire new stock of hard
Next door west or Chapman u Smith's Drus
A Full Line of
SHOVELS, RAKES. SPADES ana
ALL GARDEN TOOLS.
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, by the Ket
ROPK, POWDER, SHOT, GRIND
A Full Line of tl'TI.EKY.
Special Hates tc Guilders and Con
All good sold'as Io s they possibly can ht
and live. 417
DAVID LA2nBTH & S0KS. Philadelphia Pa.
ETC., ETC., ETC.,
Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC BURIAL CASES
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash
MY FINE HEARSE
IS NOW READY FOR SERYICE.
With many thanks for past patrona(j.
invite all to call ami examine my
LARGE STOCK OF
13tf. FfltXTI'tE AM) COFKIXM
Sole Appointing Agent for
The In rival letl Hasan & Hamlin
AIho State Agent for the Henry F Miller and
V. C. Emerson Co. Pianos.
at office. Leonard's Art Gallery, Main St.
Will do well to examine our
New Mason & Hamlin
i. a .
c- v a.
MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
In the basement or Merges' Store,
PLATTSMOUTII, - - - NEBRASKA.
One door east ol the P. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
XF.1V H OX ARC II TA It I, ICS.
Cigars & Temperane Drinks
On hand at the counter.
It is a wide and spacious Hall ; plenty or room
for player Mid seats for visitors.
El. OLIYEn. P. Ii. MURPHY,
Manager. lltf l'rop.
Successor to Sage Brothers.
TINWARE, SHEET IRON, ZIN
At the old Stand opposite the new Hetis
Making & Repairing' Done.
A. G. HATT
JUST OPENED AGAIN,
Vew, Clean, First Class Meat Shop,
onMain Street Corner of 5th, Plattsmouth
Everybody on hand for fresh, tender meat.
2 T 1.06
Parefct and liest 3ltlicine eTcrUade.
" gkj .v... v. nkk.if ouunu. mn-
drakleand Dandelion, witli ail tne best and
most c nra tire .i)ikjrtitfa or all other Bitten,
maiietVtbe irrcatcst Blood Purifier. Liver
Re" U la tor, ami LAie and IleaiUi Honoring
Jr di9?ase c
k an possibly lonjr exist where TIop
kedfSO raxieu ami perfect are tauir
ToallwhoM mploymnt cause lrpetrnlart-
tyoftheU.weloru-inary onrana, or who re
quire an pptizcrkomc and mild Stimulant,
Uopittrs are inralk. uauws, Wlinout iniOX-
lo matter whni jour feelincr or rrmptomi
axe vuat the disease or tilVWI 1 use Hop Bit
ters. ion't wait until you a re sick bat it you
only feel bad or miserable ,mnB them at one.
It may saTe yourlife.lt ha.sfl T1 hundreds.
S500 will be paid foracuBa they will not
Cure or help. Ixt not sufTer'l0''let your frienkls
suffer.but use and unre tlicm0 Hop B
Remember, Hop Bitters is nok TU, drupp5d
drunken nostrum, but too lnr-sl.a It 4 Best
Medicine ever made -. tlie t.TlLIl'W. HtlEXa
and HOPS' ar..l no ftrsoa or family
should be without them.
fVI-C-i an aol-lte and irresistible rare 1
foriruniceun'-.UHeof ooikini. t.KkCCo and
narcoii.-H. ah oia uy uruiriku. bend
lor urcuiar. uop niucrs ai. m..
Hochegt.-r T an1 Toronto. Ont,
We shall ell
We are Holding out some Heal Inducements to close
(Dlff buyers; .ami to couvinsee you tlaat we
mean busiitss you nm call ami exauaisie
for yourseSf, and. we siaail eoMMer It a
pleasure o slaowr you ilarougb our va
GREAT BED STORE.
Plattsmouth, - Mebraslta.
"Ti not in mortals to command
Success" as all can understand.
And business men ft rack their brains
How to increase their f ales and gains.
Of all the plans which men devise
None equals this to advertise.
In competition's arduous race
Dost thou desire a foremost place?
Does high ambition fire thy toul.
Men's minds aud pockets to control?
Then listen to this counsel wise.
And largely freely advertise.
Wouldst thou behold th e people flock
To see the well-selected stock.
And tempted by the bright display.
Delighted buy and gladly pay?
Ttiis pleasant sight shall meet thine eyes
If thou wilt only advertise.
Put forward thine undoubted claim,
Let every household know thy name.
The people shall accept thy bill.
And honor it with right food will
Success is given to him who trie.",
And tries again- eo advertise.
Hang out thy banners on each wall,
Eet them be neither few nor small.
So that the people may give heed,
Aud he that runs may alco read,
Iu letters of gigantic size,
The facts which thou dost advertise.
So shall thy business still increase.
And all thy doubts and fears shall ceane.
The people shall thy name record,
Familiar as a household word.
For they alone shall win the prize
Who fairly deal, and advertise.
Chicago West End Advocate.
Dear Old Herald: Once more I
take up my pen to contribute a few
lines to your free and interesting
News items are not plenty just now,
hereabouts. Our wheat crop, with
few exceptions, is very light; the corn
croplooks well but most of it is late
and will require a favorable fall to
mature and ripen. AVe need rain the
most of anything, the ground is very
dry indeed; the hay crop is good, a
there was plenty of rain early.
We were passing through the village
of Weeping Water the other day and
we noticed that every fellows face
was covered with smiles and dimples;
we asked what was up? Oh! a rail
road, a railroad, they were going to
have a railroad, sure as pop. e
learned that a teachers' institute was
in progress there, and as it was be
tween four and live in the afternoon
the school masters and school luarms
were as thick, in the streets, as toads
after a shower, and they say that Prof.
Woolev and Prof. Drummond are drill
ing them till they can't sleep nights.
The people of ueeping Water are
really enlarging their borders and
strengthening their stakes, they are
bound to have a wide-awake, business
town, and old Plattsmouth may as
well give up the county seat without
a struggle or a groan to the nourishing
town of eeping ater. fc. P. II.
S. P. II. has probably not been in
Plattsmouth lately, or he would not
be so sure of "Old Plattsmouth's giv
ing up the County Seat without a
struggle or a groan to the floutishing
town of Weeping Water" Ed.
II alf Breeds nd Stalwarts.
IS. Y. Suu,
The Half breeds have their tri
umph. It is their day. Various ac
cidents and much corruption have
concurred to enable them to lift two
political clods into the Senatorial
seats of New York. There is noth
ing for the present to hinder their un
restrained enjoyment of the spoils
of the Administration. This is the
immediate and tangible fruit of their
disorganization of the parly, and we
presume they are just now too happy
over the prospect of the feast to think
much of consequences which are not
very remote. When Congress meets,
they may discover that the club with
which they have brained the stal
warts has changed hand3.
fsuppese Mr. Jones and Mr. Cameron
or Mr Jones and Mr. Logan should
refuse to enter the Senate caucus at
Washington, or that even the Vice-
President should see lit to follow the
example set him at Albany? Suppose
halt a dozen stalwarts should do the
same in the Ilwuse? The Half breeds
have stood outside the party organiz
ation with the approval and encour
agement of the administration, and
they cannot complain if the few stal-
war's who remain true to their con
victions, notwithstanding the seduc
tions and intimidations of temporary
power aud pay, shall do likewise when
their opportunity arrives.
Many things may happen between
this and December, and much niav be
disclosed that is now hidden.
The Popluar ScjcoIrcas'cT.
He thinks tiie town is uiu! over hi n.
IIo keeps thins :it a white heal; is 'm
the soft tide .f the newspaper im-u; i
a royal good . fellow iu society; has a
lovely wife; is strongly inlreuciied in
the Popular Street Church, and strokes
everybody the right way. The general
impression is that the Goodrich School
is a little ahead of anything else in this
region, because he says so. yfuHaalof
for the aiext
f cost ohe stock of
THE STATE FAIR.
Some of the New Features and Special
Gen. J. C. McBride, secretary of the
state board of agriculture, returned
yesterday from Omaha, where he had
been in attendance at the meeting of
the board of managers. This morn
ing he gave the Globe considerable in
formation concerning the coming fair
and some of its leading attractions.
The fair next month will surpass in
many features any other that have
heretofore been held.
The great attraction, the central fig
ure of observation, will be a grand elec
tric light. Gen. McBride, during his
recent visit to the east, made a con
tract with the Brush Electric Light
Company, of Cleveland, to light the
buildings and grounds. The exhibi
tion will be open at night the same as
during the da'. In fact it is claimed
the buildings? will be lighter than in
day time. Each lamp has a luminous
power equal to 2000 caudles. The
chariot race3 will be run at night by
these lights. The audience in the
amphitheatre' will be able to distin
guish the horses and the colors worn
by the drivers. In this connection we
will mention that the same persons,
a man and a woman, who appeared
here in Coup's Circus will compete
in the chariot races at the fair. They
will drive teams of four horses abreast
and have agreed to make the run of a
half mile around the track in one min
ute. These races will occur on Friday
and Saturday the last two days.
'Another specialty of the county
fair will be the balloon ascension.
Parties from Mt. Ayr, Iowa, have se
cured the contract. An ascension
will be made every evening, and
sprcial ascensions will be made two
days during the week.
The fish exhibits will be something
iiew at our fairs. The state com
mission will have on exhibition in
aquariums the different species of
game fish now breeding in Nebraska
waters. This will give our people
who are interested in fish culture a
chance to see what is being done in
that direction. There will also be ex
hibited various kinds of fish from
other states. Altogether this exhibi
tion will present a sight at once at
tractive and interesting.
Arrangements have been made to
have on exhibition an apiary. It will
be in an enclosure partly of wire und
partly of netting. This will allow the
bees to go and come from the hives
and the interested public may watch
them at work, improving the shining
From Jefferson county there will be
an exhibition of silk worms and co
coons. These are exhibited by a col
ony of Menuouites, who have for
some time been engaged in silk worm
If the matter of transportation can
be arranged, sixteen cars of fine stock
will come from Wisconsin. This lot
includes short-horn and .Jersey cattle
Clydesdale horses, trotting horses and
hogs. This stock will be on exhibi
tion at tha Minnesota state fair, at
Ninneapolis, the week previous to our
The celebrated Twenty-third In
fantry band will furnish music. This
organization is west and needs no
commendation at our hands. It is
sufficient to say that this may be
called an attractive feature.
It will be seen that these features
alone will bring a large number of
people to the fair. The people of
Omaha are doing all they can to make
it a success. We wish also to com
mend the efforts of the press of that
city in behalf of the fair. The Repub
lican, especially, is making a grand
effort in its behalf. With all the pros
pects, the people of Nebraska may
feel that the coming state fair will be
a grand success.
A Company of Slalitia and a Score of
Itlood hounds iu the Field.
St. I'aul Special to the Globe-Democrat.
For three weeks the wild forest re
gions and rivers in northwestern Wis
consin have leen the scene of a re
markable hunt for desperate, outlaws.
On the lOlh of July Charles and Mil
ton Coleman, deputy sheriffs of Dunn
county, were attempting to arrest Ed
ward and Lou Maxwell, alias Wil
liams for horse stealing in Henderson
county, 111. No sooner had the two
officers uttered the words, Tou are
our prisoners," to one of the brothers,
than the other fired from behind and
ki.hd one of the Caleman brothers,
and the other was killed by a shot
from the Williams brothers in front.
The desperadoes immediately took
to the woods, and from that day to
this have probably not been seen by
any human being who would reveal
the slightest info mation of their
whereabouts. A posse of citizens,!
headed by old and trusty tcouts, has
been in constant pursuit, and the Lud-
ington guards, of Menomonee, a finely ;
organized body of militia, named after
ex-Governor Ludington, have been on
the trail. The Williams boys are
S alays we
tough, active men, keenly versed in
wood-craft, quick and sure shots, and
are marked by that reckless disregard
of human life which is common to the
border rufiian. They come of
A FUGITIVE VIRGINIA FAMILY
' that came into Illinois at the outbreak
1 of the rebellion, and seem to have in
herited the spirit which is the pride
of the southern bully. To-day two In
dian scouts were put on the trail and
to-day they will be joined by six more
plainsmen with thirty bloodhounds.
Among the pursuers are Edward
and Harry Coleman, brothers of the
murdered men, and two of the best
shots in Wisconsin. The expectation
is that if the murderers are caught
alive thej' will be hung without the
ceremony of a trial; but few people
expect, however, that they will ever
be caught alive, if they are ever seen
again in this section of the country.
They know every rod of the country
between the Menomonee and Missis
sippi rivers, and in the wild high hills,
full of caves and steep winding defiles
in the rocks, they have a shelter and
fortification which would protect them
from a thousand well-armed men.
They are well armed with Winchester
rilles and six shooters, and have an
abundance of ammunition. It is be
lieved that they can be starved out. A
letter written recently by Lon to ths
reverend gentlemen who married him
states that his wife influenced a strong
control over him; that he fully intend
ed to reform and lead a respectable
life, which would not cause her to
blush for him; that lie was driven to
madness by not being allowed to see
her, even on her death-bed, and that
now nothing was before him but to
get even with thoso who had kept him
from her and sell his life as dearly as
possible. It is said that when the des
peradoes were found by the Coleman
brothers they were on their way to
KILL FOUR WELL-KNOWN CITIZENS.
two of whom were physicians who at
tended Lon s wife during her last sick
ness, and two others who were active
in keeping the husband from her bed
side. That such a man will allow
himself to be taken alive is a matter
of great doubt. The pursuers are sat
isfied t hat u.i less extreme caution en
ables them to approach the outlaws
when they are asleep or overcome
with exaustion some one or more of
their number will fall victims to their
unerring rifles. The most knowing
hunters say that the chances are that
the murderers are now on their way
safely down the Mississipi, and one or
two b'.ories that have come up -the
river of two men being seen here and
there gives woof and warp to the story.
The thorough hunt that will be made
with bloodhounds in the next forty
eight hours will probably settle the
doubt. The Maxwells or Williams
brothers have for a year or more been
in the vicinity of Stillwater, Minn.,
and through the St, Croix valley,
where they carry terror into the hearts
of the inhabitants of the rural districts
and local officers of the law. On moro
than one occasion they have attempt
ed their arrest, and some of them owe
their lives to appreciating that discre
tion was the better patt of valor. The
notorious brothers never allowed
themselves to be surprised, and the
luckless officials were glad to beat a
hasty retreat before the gaping muzzle
COCKED WINCHESTER RIFLES.
A dispatch from Eau Claire to-night
says a battalion of Wisconsin state
militia have been ordered to the Eau
Galle woods to aid in the hunt. Gov
ernor Smith declares that desperadoes
shall be catisht if it takes the entire
resources of the state to capture them.
This is impossible, unless their acces
sories are detected and caught. The
fact is that brutal and murderous as
the Williams brothers are known to
be, and despite the wide spread sym
pathy of the people or the whole re
gion with the friends and family of
the murdered men. There is some
feeling for the desperado s. One of
them, Lon, had professed the inten
tion of reforming; he had married an
attractive young woman, who belong
ed to the church and had a strong in
fluence over her husband. He had re
turned from his horse-stealing expe
dition into Illinois to join her during
the trying ordeal by which she was to
become a mother, but officious friends
of her family had prevented him from
seeing her, and she died in childbirth.
The man was naturally maddened and
hardened in his desperate life.
A go d story is to!d of Fechter, tho
actor: TIpj j-e.-it e fleet in a piece in
which he was pla ing was tho crossing
of a ship over the stage, the waves be
inir due to the heads of a df-zen small
boys working about under the canvaa
ocean. But one night, as the ship
crime gliding across the stas-e, with
Fechter as its captain standing in the
prow, there, in the midst of the watery
waste. st.d a sm dl boy. The eyes of
the audience were upon him, and the il
lusions of t ho stage were about to give
way. when Fechter shouted., "Man
overboard!" and, reaching out over tho
waters as the ship sped on its waj he
seized the urchin by the shoulder and
lifted him over the bulwark into the
Trouble had In Getting At a RlTer's
From The Philadelphia Tinicp.
Just then we came to a pleasant
stream and stopped to water the
horses. I asked Lee what the stream
"De Mat, Sah."
"M-A-T Mat," said he.
Wo trotted along through woods
and fields for a few miles, and came
to another stream. I asked Lee what
the stream was called.
"De Ta, Sah ."
Again we put whip to our horses
and after three moro miles had been
left behind we reached another small
stream running through a piece of
w oods, l asked Lee what the stream
"De Po, sah."
I3y that time we were on the road
Frederick'sburg. Coming to a fourth
rivulet, I asked Lee what the stream
"De Ny, sah"
"De Ny, sah. En' dar's yo M-A-T
en dar's yo' Mat; den dar's yo T-A en
dar's yo Ta, en' yo' M-A-T-T-A en' yo'
Matta; den dar s yo' P-O en yo M-A
T-T-A-P-O, en' yo Mattipo; den dar's
yo' N-Y en' yo' Ny, en' yo' M-A-T-
T-A-P-O-N-Y, en' dar yo' hab yo' Rib
ber Mattipony, which am a big ribber
made up ob dese fo' little teeny rib-
bers uat us jess pass oberr
Lee was as serious as a parson at a
funeral. I had thought when he be
gau his rigmarole that he was joking,
but he was in earnest. It actually did
take three hours for Lee to spell the
word "Mattapony" and meanwhile we
had traveled fifteen miles. The first
syllable was spelled at 8:10 a. m., when
we crossed the Mat; the second, about
9:30 when we crossed the Ta: the
third at 10:20 when we crossed the Po
and the fourth at 11 when we left the
The Man With a Racket-
He was probably from Deadwood, or
Custer City, or the Gunnison Valley, or
from some of the other places where
they wear one shirt for throe months
and have no other wish except to die
with their boots on, no matter how
many square feet of cowhide there is in
them. I here was only one other man
in the saloon when he entered anil in
quired for five fingers of straight pizen.
This solitary man sat with a leg on
either side of a chair his chin resting
on tho back of it. His eyes were half
closed, his tongue hanging out a bit,
and his mind was at rest. The new ar
rival swallowed his liquid, wiped oft
his chin on his coat-tail, and suddenly
came down m front of the sleeping man
''Tm from the head waters of Grizzly
River! I'm the only living reptilo as
ever crossed Rattlesnake Ferrary or
swum the length of Alligator Lake!7
"I've fit the hull Pawnee tribe of In
juns to onct! I've gono out at mid
night to tackle catamounts, anil got up
airly in the morning to pull cinnamon
b'ars out of their dens! I've looked
bufiler bulls out of countenance, and
I've made a grizzly shako all over by
"Ye-e-s," drawled the man on the
chair as he drew in his tongue and
opened the other eye.
"Don't tackle me!" 3-elled Deadwood,
as he leaped high in air an J clicked his
teeth together. "The man who tackles
nio is pulp in just two seconds! Don't
sit thar and look at me that way, for
I'm an avalanche on wheels a land
slide with a gait of ninety miles a min
it a tornado which plays ball with the
peaks of the Rockies! That's the r.se!;
et I've worked ever since I was ten
The man on the chair yawned heavi
ly, stretched his arms, aud lifted him
self up with the motion of an elephant.
"Whoop! waugh!". yelled the other.
"I've lost my notched stick, but I'll
make oath I've wiped out forty-seven
white men and over a hundred Injuns!"
The other slowly removed his old hat
and flung it on the floor. Then he
pushed up his sleeves and tightened his
belt and gave himself a shake.
"W-what's the matter, old man?"
earnestly inquired the man from Dead
wood. The other poked his hair until it
stood up like wires, got clear of the
chair, and begau to fumble under his
"W-what yergwine to do, old pard?"
"Gwine fur to spile yer racket! I
don't 'low nobody to jump up and down
and holler and whoop and waugh on
mo when I'm astraddle of a cheer aud
"Yer don't! Then I'm dead sorry.
Fact is, I took yer for another man
for a wall-eyed, crook-backed, knock
kneed, softy-pillar from the Calico
Flats, and I meant to make wolf-meat
of you in just 'leven Shy Ann seconds.
Shake, ole pard put it tliar! and if
that 'ere k)ote behind the bar don't trot
out his choicest pizeu and lots of it, I'll
sli ;e oil" his infernal ears and gin 'em to
ye fur sleeve-buttons!"
A novel says. "S o wrung her hands
in despair." A man who would cause
a woman to perform such an act
should be obliged to "s jak his head in
Jones: 'I see Smith has taken to
riding a bic3-cle. What on earth is ho
doing that for?" Robinson: "Oil, a very
simple reason to prevent Mrs. Smith
from goiug with him?"
She was very blooming :is she stood
at the altar, and (lie niau who was soon
to be her husband was a ninny-looking
fellow. "Well," said one of her old
beaux, "she takes the cake."
Physician to government clerk: "Well,
what do you complain of?"' "Sleepless
ness, doctor." "At what time do you
go t bed?' "Oli, I don't mean at night,
but during office hours!"
Edith to her doll "There! don't
stare so. 'Tisu't pretty for little girls."
Then falling into a revery, she contin
ued: "I don't see what little girls have
eyes for, for my part. I wonder when
girls are old enough to stare? I must
ask mamma when ::o began."
The editor of tho 1'onker's Gazette
has heard of an old gentleman who al
ways took notes of his minister's ser
mons, and on-one occasion read them
to the minister himself. "Stop! stop!"
t,aid he, at the occurrence of a certain
sentence. "I did not say that." "I
know 3011 didn't," was the reply, "I
put that ii myself to make sense-'
Homely women look tho best in big
hats. e state this in the hope of see
ing only small hats at the theaters.
Ncio York Graphic.
Chang, the Chinese giant, is not lazy,
perhaps, but ho lies longer in bed than
any other man in this country. Nor
n'sfoicn Hera Id.
A naturalist has discovered that
nionke3's may bo taught to dance.
This brings the natural animal only ono
step nearer tho society man.
"Gracious, wife," said a fond father,
as ho looked at his son William's torn
trowsers, "get that little Rill reseated!"
and she replied, "Sew I will."
Mrs. Ferguston is a thrifty Foul. She
uses no indigo in her washing. She
alwaj's hangs her clothes out of a wind'
day and the wind blews them.
When you kiss a Boston girl she
holds slill until you are through, when
she flares up all at once and 8u-s: "I
think you should be ashamed!"
Europe has thus received an old song,
of which the tune is familiar: "We bet
our money upon La Belle France, will
anybody bet on tho Bey! "
Troy boasts of a citizen who had his
hair cut, his photograph taken, was
measured for a suit of clothes, and had
a tooth extracted all in one day without
The following advertisement appeared
lately in a provincial paper: "Wanted,
a man and his wife to look after a farm,
and a dair3' with a religious turn of
mind without incumbrance."
"Remember who you are talking to,
sir," said an indignant parent to a frac
tious bo'; "I am your fat her." "Well,
who's to blamo for that?" said the
young impertinence. " 'Tain't me."
"The ripest peach is on the highest
tree," says James Rile3r. James shows
his ignorance. The ripest peach is in
tho bottom la3'er of the basket every
time, and it is general! about nine
shades too ripe.
A Whitehall chap, dressed in his best
clothes and lavender pants, was on his
way to sco his sweetheart, when an old
bell-wether went for him and butted
him head over heels into a mud-puddle.
His visit was postponed on account of
I wnnt to lo anlnjuii
And with the Injuns Mand,
A bla-'ket on my Hhoulders
And a ritlo In my bund.
Without a lick of work to do
ThruUKhout tho livelong year.
Dot draw my rutions mid unike squaU
Ters skip off tin their eur.
1-Nlw Ohi.kans Times.
New York Commercial: Won't some
chemist invent a face powder that does
not contain lead and tastes good? Our
young men are all dying of lead pois
oning, and kissing is going out of lash
ion. Lotta Darling is a clairvoyant at
Lawrence, Mass., but her second sight
was not strong enough to discern the
approach of her husband while another
man was kissing her, or a fight might
have been prevented.
Washington Capital: Emma Abbott
was a great admirer of Byron; but last
week, when she read iu "Beppo" the
words of Lord George: "I hate si dumpy
woman," she threw tho volume iutotho
fire, and wept bitterly."
Norristown Herald: A magazine ar
ticle asks: "Have women intuitions? "
That depends. If intuitions ate fash
ionable this ear, and cost from ten io
fifty dollars, it is safe to wager that a
great many women have them.
"Italian women arc said to bo at
work in men's clothes on tho railroad
near Phoenicia, Ulster county. New
York." This is nothing. There aro
thousands of women at work in men's
clothes. It is done while their hus
bands ate asleep.
Over the signature of an Indianapolis
woman appears the following: "Now,
I give fair warning that I will carry
witli me, the next timo I go out after
dark, a bottle of vitriol, and tho first
scoundrel who addresses me as -Sweety'
or 'Beauty' will catch it right iu tho
Compacts with Satan,
The last judicial execution in Eng.
land for witchcraft took placo in 1710",
when a woman and her little daughter
were hanged at Huntingdon "for sell
ing their souls to Satan." A good whilo
since then, however, various case? havo
occurred of women, accused as witches.
being drowned whilo undergoing tho
ordeal of water at the hands of their
infuriated neighbors. Yet once in a
while our trans-atlantic cousins speak
pitying' of the New England settlers
who executed some twenty-five persons
ns witches, but not one of them after
Sitting Ball's Last Speech.
Warriors, I am the last of a mighty
race. c were a race 01 cinoitains.
Alas! we will soon be gone. The Bull
family will soon pass from the faco of
this earth. Ole is gone, and John is
failing, and I don't feel very well my
self. Wo arc the victims of the pale
face, and our lands are taken awa
Look at the sad remnant of the fami
ly of Sitting Bull, your chief. Ono
sore C3'ed squaw is left alone. Her
face is furrowed o'er with tho riruo of
many winters, and her nose is only the
ruin of former greatness. Her mocca
sins are sworn out, and tho soldier
pants she wears are too long for her.
She also is drunk. She is not as drnnk
as she can get, but she is hopeful and
persevering, tone lias learned to lie
like a whiteman. She is now an easy
extemporaneous liar. When we gather
around the camp fire and enact our un
tutored lies in tho gloaming, Lucretia
Borgia Sitting Bull, with the inspiration
of six fingers of agency colhn varnish,
proceeds to tell the prize prevarication,
and then the house adjourns, and noth
ing can be heard but the muffled tread
of the agency corn beef, going out to
get some fresh air. Lucretia Borgia is
also becoming slovenly. It is evening
and yet she has not donned her evening
dress. As she leans against the trunk
of a miirhty oak and scratches her back,
you can see that her thoughts are far
awa3 She is thinking ol her child
hood days on the banks of Minnehaha.
Warriors, farewell. Think of what I
have said to vou about the council fire.
We will murmur at the celluloid crack
er and cast iron co ils'.i ball, b;;t in the
spring wo will have veal cutlets for
breakfast, nmi peace commissioner ou
toast for dinner. The squaw of Silling
Bull shall have a new ping hat, and if
tho weather is severe she shall have
two of them.
Warriors, farewell, I am done. I
have spoken. I Lave nothing more to
eay. Sic semper iionniio. i'iu::iO:igo
erysipelas, iu hock eureka, sciatica,
usufruct, Uuibtirgcr, gobnuih.