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VOLUME XVII. V
PLATTSMOUTII, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1SS1.
Visitors to the
15 JPrs. HPants,
Call and ee
OFF! I A L DIRECTORY.
( . If. VAN Vi Yt'K. V. S. Senator, City.
A i.VIN .S,l'MKltS, V. . St-nalor, Oinaiiii.
K K. V A I. KM I N K, Kt-re.sM:lai'e. West i'oiut.
Al.lllM S NANCE. Governor, Lincoln.
S. .. ALKXAN DI'.K, Secretary of State.
.lillIN WAl l.M MS. Au.lilor. Lincoln.
;. M. ISA l;TLK IT. Treasurer, Lincoln.
W. x". .M)M--. Supt. I'ublic I in iruction.
A. '.. KENDALL. Land Coiiiniiicioncr.
'..!. IiII.Wi K I'M. Attorney Central.
LEV. '. C HA KKIS, Chaplain of Penitentiary .
Itll. II. P. M lTHKWSON. iSupt. Hospital for
i lie I umiih.-.
S. M AX WILL, Chief Justice, Fremont.
i.Kil if. LAKE, Omaha.
AM ASA t UP.il, Lincoln.
Second Judicial iiiilricl.
S. P. POI ND, .Iule, Lincoln.
J. :. u a I son, PioHeeutiiifj-Att'y, Nel. City,
vs .(. Slit . Wa LI Eli, Clerk Dinnict Court.
A. N. s ". I . I I V AN. County Judge.
.;. I. IV 11. founty Clerk.
.1. M. Pa 11 KUsoN, County Treasurer.
1;. V. li YE lis. nlieiiff.
E. II. V im 'LEY", Co. Sup't Tub. IiiMtiuction.
0. V. 1 AlP.EIELD.Survcyor.
P. P. ;aSS, Coroner.
S.YM'L K1CH AltDSON. Ml. Pleai-anl I'reciHct.
ISA At; WILEs. Plattsinoutli l'recinet.
JAMES CLAWEOKD. Soutli liend Precinct.
Parlies i.ali business with the County
loniiui-f!i tiers, will find them in session the
E it -i .Monday and Tuesday of each month. 4.'(lf
J. V. JOHNSON', Mavor.
J. M. PA'l 'I KKSON", Treasurer.
J. 1. M.MPso.N". City Cleik.
KII'IIAKU VIVIAN. I'ollee Jud'e.
. l. JON KS, Chief of Police.
1. E. WHITE, Chief of Eire Kept.
l-t Ward-F. COKDKII. V. H. PA KM ELK.
2d Waid-G. W. FA1KF1ELD. J. V. WECK-
31 W;ird-D. MII.LKlt.THOS. POLLOCK.
th W aid P. Sli CALLAX, C. S. DAWSON.
2-04tmite J NO. W. MARSHALL.
IIl. J. I j. JlrrilKA,
IIO . ::. TI!I.' PHYSICIAN. Offlce over V.
X. Mat how's Hardware Store, Plattuioiith, Ne
lilt. .-4. SALISIU KY,
OrV.ee over Miiitli, lil;iek C's. Dru Store.
First l.is dentistry at reasonable pucex, 3ly
i W. CLl'TTKK.
tUlice on Main Street over Solomon A Na
than's Store. 34 1 '
int. it. iieaiu:,
P11VSICI VX and Sl'KC.EON, ollice in Fitz
gerald l'.ioi k, which i'.l be open day or night.
. ii. uouui:, m. i.
PKACHSIN: PHYSICIAN. Oflke and Drug
Sioie. M.iiu St. near Third i'lailsniouth. Neb,
K. It. UVIXIiSTOV. 51.
rilYSICIAX & Sl'HfiKOS.
OFFICE HOl'liS. from Ida. m., to 2 p. in.
En ... .... Surgeon for L". S. Pension.
J AS. H. .llATIISiWJ
ATTOK.NKV AT LAW.
O.lice over Paker & Atwood's slore. couth side
oi Maiu between 5th and otn sireeif.
YVII-I H. WISE.
CO L LXCTIO.YS M S1CI L Tl .
AriVKNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
,u. .. . and Collection Agency, ortice m Fitz
i;eiaid's biock. i'laltsiiioulh, Nebraska. 'in3
A 1 lo::NEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special attention Kiven to Collections
and all matters allecting the title to real estate,
office on 2d floor over Post Office. Plattsmoutn.
1. II. W1IKKL.ER A CO.
LAW OFFICE, Real l'-nate. Fire and Life In
surance Aleuts. Piatlsnioutli, Nebraska, t ol-Wtoi-s.
lax -payer. Have a complete abstract
ot titles. Buy and sell real eetate. negotiate
plans. &c. 161'1
l: ..WINDHAM. D. A. CAMfRPU..
i II HAM A r.AMI'HKLL,
ATTOKNKYS AT LAW.
W. L. BUOWNK.
IfTCKXKYSAT LAW. Will praM ice in Cass
aiiii .1'ij.tiiiins Couulies ; tives specia. attention
I,, ei.ilectioiit and abstracis of title. Oilice in
l-ii'eia.d Biock, Plattxinonth. Nebraska.
If you want any
t ij o or Ornamental Brick.
j. T. A. HOOVER,
LOUISVILLE. - - NEBRASKA.
r cVNSEN & CHASSOT
Dealt v in
( i mies, Provisions ami
AiI'..NT 'Olt TUF.
CEKMAMA LIFK INSr'?ANCE COMPANY.
G Eli MAN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY.
Fi cepoi "t.lll.
MILWAUKEE MECHANIC'S MUTUAL.
"WESTERN HORSE AND CATTLE IN. CO..
IIAMBUKC, AMERICAN STEAMSHIP PACK
NORTH GERMAN LLOYD.
STEAMSHIPS r.KIWFF.S HAMBURG.
BREMEN AND NEW YORK." loly
A rnioL.s & sox,
Contractors and Huildcrs.
V aviH ei larked our shop and purchased a
Stra :i Power t irclc Saw. we are prepared to do
an unlimited amount of work in our line in a
HIJST-CiasS MANN Kit.
and those wlio tntcmpt.ite Imildin. will find It
to their I-rcre' t net C"tiiuates from if before
eivltia t'ii'ir w.i-U toother parti"". E.-tiuu'te
ma 'e .u ail 5-:i:'.t olw.irk Fun", op CiiARrsic.
I a' VT"S 1.' Y VT! firth" "stm;l Fal
ftif Pictori;.! !o .kaand llilJs. 1 ri"e
r".. i."t-l ' ' wr cent. National VuMlshimr Co,
St. Louis. Mo. 51tl3
Next Door to Cnrruth's
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
Taking Effect Oct. 10, 1831.
FOK OMAHA FKOM VLATTSMOITTH.
Leaves 6 :80 a. in. Arrives 8 :35 a. m.
2 :45 p. in. " 4 :13 P-
8 :25 a.m. ' 9:40 a. ni.
FliOM OMAHA FOU PLaTTSMOUTH.
Leaves 8 :Jo . m. Arrives lo :05 a. ra.
" 1 ;oo p. in. " s I'M p. m.
" 8 :10 p. m. " ' :3 P-
JbOlt THE WEST.
Ix-avcs Plattsinoutli a :20 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln, U :55 p. in. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. m.
Leaves 8 :45 p. in ; arrive Lincoln 11 :15 p. ill.
Freight leaves at 9:20 a. ill. and at 8 :13 p. in.
Airivc at Lincoln at 4 : usp. in. and 2 :00 a. in.
FKOM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney. 3 :) a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
1 .oo p. ni. Arrives Platlsnioutu. 3 :ao p. ni
Leaves Lincoln 7 a, m ; arrives
9 :l." a. ni.
i- reiglil leaves Lincoln at 12 :03 p. in. and 8 :60
p. in. Arrives at Pialtsinoulh at & ,io p. in. and
1 :lop. lu.
Pase-iger'traius leave Plattsmouih at 7 00 a.
in.. 9 -5 a. in.. 5 40 p in. and arrive at Pncitic
Junction at 7 25 a. in., 9 25 a. in, and 4 10 p. in.
FKOM THE EAST.
Passenger trains leave Pacific Junction at 8 35
a. in. ,8 :lo p. in., 10 a. in. and arrive at Plaits-
Iliouill at 9 W a. 111.. B dop. Hi. anu iu u a. in
ll. V. It. It. Time Table.
Tuff in (7 Effect Sunilny, December 5, 18W).
fi :l r
IN A VALE.
15 1. OMIN; roNr.
N A PON EE
A It It I V A I. AM) I1EPAI1TI Iti:
I'liVTrSMOl'TH M I Ij liH.
7.30 p. 111.
9..M) a. 111. f
) 7.o a. in.
i 3.00 p. 111.
) 8.'n a. in.
I 6.15 p. IH.
3.00 p. in
7.00 a. ot
I 7.45 a. ni.
" 2.oo p. m.
1.00 p. Ill
1 .00 p. Rl
SOU TH KKN.
8.00 a. m.
3..10 p. Ill
ll.oo a in
7.30 p. 111.
I0.31 a m. I
7.3J p. in.
11.00 a in.
U.no a in.
Nov. 10. 1
J. W. Marshall. P. M.
IT IE S T
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA,
Iohn Fmor.RALi) ..
K. O. Dovky,
V W. McLaI :n LIN.
JONII O IiOL'ItEE
Tills Rank is now open for business at their
lew room, corner Main and Sixth streets, and
is prepared to transact a general
Slock, Bond. Gold, Government and Local
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
Deposits Received and Interest Allouy
ed on Time Certificates.
Wailable in any part of the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
nman Line and Allan Line
OF NT KA SI Kits.
Person wishing to bring out their friends from
PUHCHASK TICKETS FROM C8
Throuch to Plattamonth.
WEEPING WATER BANK
OF .EI I1KOS.
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.
Agents for t7ie cehbrated
Mm lie of steamers.
Purchase your tickets from us.
Through from Europe to any
Point in the West:
REED BROS.. 21.f Weeping Water. Neb.
NEW HARDWARE STOEE.
.J. S. DUKE
Has just opened an entire new stock of hard
It A ViW ilii Jt-JBUKMSTC
Next door west of Chapman Sc Smith's Dni
A Full Line of
SHOVELS, RAKES. SPADES ana
ALL GARDEN TOOLS.
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS, ly Vie Ke
ROPE, POWDER, SHOT, GRIND
A Full Line of CtTI.EIlV.
Special Rates tc Guilders and Cutr
All good sold as k they posf ibly can
and live. 4lv
t OOftper day at home. Sample worth
SU LU HXwUjsfree. Address, Stinso.v & cv
Portland. Maine. 4Jely
weli s call oia
to toe sold Cm S.
F.TC. ETC., ETC.,
Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC BURIAL CASE?
Of all sues, ready made and sold cheap for cash
MY FINE HEARSE
IS NOW READY FOIi SERVICE.
With many thanks for past patronage,
invite all to call and examine my
LARGE STOCK OF
13tf. FlltXTI HE AXD COKKIXS
Sole Appointing Agent for
The Unrivalled Matron A Hamlin
AUo State Apent for the Henry F Miller and
W. C. Emeif on Co. Pianos.
at office. Leonard' Art Gallery, Main St.
Will do well to examine our
New Mason & Hamlin
S os .52 .
- c s
" rJ IX
a i I Si
5 i I 7. -
P3 t 5
MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
In the basement of Merges' Store,
PLATTSMOUTH, - - - NEBRASKA.
One door east of the r. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
XE1V 3IOXAKCII TABLKS.
Cigars & Tempsraiie Drinks
On hand at the counter.
It Is a wide and spacious Hall ; plenty of room
for players md seats for visitors.
Ed. Oliver. P. B. MURPHY,
Manager. Utf Prop.
Successor to Sage Buotheks.
TINWARE, SHEET IRON, ZIN
At the old Stand opposite the new H;u
Making & Reairin Dene.
(A Medicine, not a. Drink.)
HOPS, BUCIIU, MANDRAKE,
Axi th Ptuipt axb TtKTMrniCAi.QriJ-
All IMsennea of theftomnch. Bowels, Blood,
Liver, Kidneys, and Urinary Organ. Ner
VOUUC8, S'lecpleSEnrsoand ea4MNjnUy
i einale Complaints.
SIOOO IN COLD.
Will be paid for a cane they will not enr or
help, or lor any im uu impure or injurious
louna in mem.
Alt vonr dructrlst for lion Hitler ami
tbeiu before you sleep. Take bo olhi
D I. P. 1 an alisoluteandlrroslstlMernre for
111 unkeancin, use of opium, tobacco and
Sum rou CiEcria.
All bor told hy dmirkt.
Hop Bitten M i. Cu., KodKiter, A
as audi see our
i Beats anything vou ever sa
IICIF'O TA1TT I
slisill sell fr Use next. S days s'e
gaBdIe f ct ma 'stock f
"We are Holding out some Heal Inducements to close
C?J!LI1I feniyefg; and 4 sEarl2i5e you -tlaat we
2aamn "fcsasiiis y2i csa call asisl cxsiisiIbi
foa youa31T9 asacl we SasslS c3icies5 It si
pleasure to glaow you 4IsiisIs lar va
rious depurf cucuf s
GREAT RED STORE.
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS
Larjje stock of
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSED OUT AT COST.
and In fact everything you ea call for in
the line of
CASH PAID FOU HIDES AND Ft'itS.
All kinds of country oroduce taker u ex
H. A. WATERMAN & SON
Wholesale and Retail Dealers ii
Maiu street. Corner of Fifth.
PLATTSMOUJI, --- - NEB.
Livery, Feed & Sale
Or an Old Stable in new hands entirely.
The New Firm of
PATTERSON & D1X0X.
open the it
on the Corner of Cth and Tearl Streets with
New Livery Outfit.
GOOD HOUSES AND CARRIAGES nt all
HORSES FOR SALE,
HORSES BOUGHT A.XD SOLD.
HORSES KEPT DT THE DA I OR lYEEK.
Call and see PATTERSON & DIXON
All kinds of
Neatly & Promplp
Horse, Mnlc& Ox Shoeing,
In short, we'll shoe anything that bar
four feet, from a Zebra to a Giraffe.
Come and see us.
d Filth St between Main as J Vine Streets,
ust across ie corner from the new HERAL
STKEIGIIT & JULIET
and all kinds of harness stock, constantly on
Repairing of "all Kinds !
NEATL T DONE cit SHORT NOTICE
HEW HARNESS I
TURNED OUT IN SHORT ORDER
And Satisfaction Guaranteed.
CRememher the place. OiiMsite
Boeck's Furniture Stove, on Lower iluin
21-ly STREIGHT & MILLER.
0AV1D.LANDRETH &S0NS. PHIIAJ
f R.i Ar , -c
Mew a cad -iylsl&
HO Mesa's Cotton iiifs9
15 Men's Meavy Suits,'
55 Hoys9 Suits.
Cbildreii9 Suite. -
ITD3a54 Forget I lee place wliere
Wedxespay, Oct. 5, 1881.
Board met pursuant to adjournment
present, Sain'l Richardson, Isaac Wilts
and James Crawford, Commissioners,
and J. D. Tutt, Clerk; after which the
following was done, to-wit:
In the matter of the petition of J. C
Cummins et al., for a County road on
the quarter sectionline, sec. 14, r. 12,
R. 13, laid on table until the next ses
sion of the board in November, 1881.
In the matter of the petition of W.
J. Carter et al., for a section line road,
commencing at the north east coier
of sec. 27, T. 11, R. 12, and west lo the
north west corner of spc 30, T. 11, R
12, the same having beMi advertised
according to law, and no claims hav
ing been tiled, the same is declared an
Also one commencing at the south
west corner of sec. 83, T. 11, R. 12 east,
notice having been given as the law
requires in such cases, and damages
having leen filed fcy James Mosely, the
following named freeholders are ap
pointed to appraise he damage cover
ed thereby: E. Ilepner, II. II. Timm
and J. W. Cox; they having viewed
the premises, and awarded the sum of
$30 to the said James Mosely, the same
is ordered to be paid out of the road
district fund of said district, when the
same will be declared an pen road.
Order allowed Mrs. Krasky, for oue
dollar per week for coal in addition
to the older heretofore made in her
favor of two dollars per week,
In the matter of the petition of Al
len Coleman et al for the opening of a
section line road, commencing at the
south east corner of sectiou seventeen
(17), township 11, North Range twelve
(12) east, running thence north on sec
tion line to the north east corner of
section five (5), township eleven (11),
north of range twelve .(12) east, and
terminating at township line, notice
having ceen given of same according
to law and a remonstrance having
been filed against same, on due con
sideralion. the petition was rejected.
In the matter of the petition of
George Meisinger et al for opening a
section line road commencing at the
N. W. corner of the south west quar
ter of section nine (9), township
twelve (12), range twelve (12), run
ning thence south one quarter of a
mile, to corner of section eight (S) and
nine (9), and sixteen (16) and seven
teen (17) in said town and range, an 1
and terminating at said corner. No
tice having been given of the same,
and Jacob Kingman having tiled claim
for damages of one hundred dollars,
the clerk appointed Samuer Twiss,
J. II. Bauer, and A. Ward commiss
ioners to appraise the damages which
the said Kingman, may be entitled to,
they made the following report to the
commisssioners: find for the said
Kinsman, the sum of eighty dollars,
the said amount is ordered to be paid
from the road district t'titid when the
same will be declared an open road.
In the matter of the petition of J.
B. Meisinger et al. for opening of two
section line loads, one coiiiinencina at
the south east corner of section two
(2). township twelve(12), range twelve
(Uj, and running thence west two
miles, and terminating at suit It wst
corner of si c. three same town
ship and range, second road rommenc
ing at south east corner of section leu
(10), township twelve, range twelve,
running thence noith one and one
half miles, and terminating at south
east comer of north east quarter of
section three, same township and
range, there being no objection or
buy the (Dlfieapesf !
claims for damages being filled tha
same are declared open road.
The follow ing official bonds were ap
Official bond of M. II. Foote, supr
road Dist. No. 47, with M. E. Powell
G. W. Woodruff and Wm. L. Wilcock
sin as sureties.
Official bond of A. II. Pineo, supr
road dist No. 5, with Jacob Forsythe
and Jacob Shutman as sureties.
Application of A. B. Taylor, et. al..
asking an appropriation of two hun
dred dollars for improvement of a
County road, known as road No. 104,
between center of section 14 and 15,
town 12 range 13; application granted
and the amount of two hundred dol
lars appropriated from the general
fund of the County and expended un
der the direction of said A. B. Taylor.
The Petition of II. W. Farley et. al.,
asking that a portion of Centre Pre
cinct be cut off and attached to Weep
ing Water Precinct for voting purpos
es, was duly considered and rejected,
F. M. Wolcott and others owning the
Order allowed Isaac Wiles on Gener
al Fund, for one hundred dollars in ad
dition to the two hundred dollars, al
ready allowed for the improvement of
the County road ; Petitioned for by J.
C. Cummoii3, et. al.
Order allow d A. II. Pineo, supr
road dis. No. 51, for 1400 feet of lum
ber on J. W. Quackenbush, Greenwood
for use of district.
In the matter of the petition of F.
R. Gullmian et al for the locatio:: ef a
County Road.desciibed as follows: com
mencing at a point fifteen and seventy-one
huudredlhs chains west of
the quarter section corner on north
side of section nineteen, thence town
twelve, range fourteen, tlunce tun
ning south G;53 w. ten chains, running
thence south 30 w. 9 50-100 chains,
s 47 10m w. 15 80-109 chains, thence
south 30 w 11 chains, thence
s 23i w 48 53-100 chains to the centre
of County road, bearing n and s and at
a paint 1 90-100 chains s of the sec
tion corner of the u side of r e j sec
tion 25 town 12 range 18, east of 6ih
P. M.. and terminating at said point,
County Surveyor Geo. W. Fairfield be
in appointed a commissioner to view
and locate said road, and notice having
been given as tin law requites in such
cases, claims for damages were filed by
the heirs of James O'Ntii and heirs of
S. C. Smith and htiis of A. B. Smith,
there commissioners were appointed
to assess said damages, consisting
of Jacob Vallery, sr., S Cole
and James Hall, they being sworn ac
cording to law and do assesi the fol
lowing damages as follows:
The heirs of James O'Neill 8100;'
Heirs of S. C. Smith, 81450 and A. B.
The finding of the said commission
ers to appraise damages, is hereby
changed by the county commissioners
and ihuuaes allowed as foliov.s: heirs
of Janus O'Neiii, 8250: heirs of S. C.
Smith, 81450; A. B. Smi'h, 8150; and
liieclfik is heiebv ordered to draw
warrants for said am it:nts on the
county general fund: the above is de
clared an open county road.
Order allowed A. Hawkins, supr
toad .lis'. No. 50, for 800 feet of lum
'ii on Q'.i:i-!.Mtli;s!s, Greenwood, for
iisp of district.
Older allowed Joint Pliilpot, oiipr.
road dist. No. 34 on II. A. Waterman
& Son. PJatt.smotuh, for 10 pieces
2x10, 14 ft long; 4 pieces 4.C, 14 ft
long and G suppoits for use of district.
The following claims were then al
lowed on general fund:
toe sold for 4L.
Uennett t Lewis merchan
dise county paupers
Geo. Stewart, M. I), medical
services ordered by Coin. Craw
ford 1G 73
E. Ilepner ass'g datn. on town
ship road 2 00
H. II. Timm damages on '2 00
township road 2 00
Jno. Cox damages on town
ship road 2 00
Frank Stander, damages on
township road 2 00
The. Iltfiin damages on town
ship road 2 00
Thadtus Adams da. ages on
' township road 2 ot)
j Samuel T wis damages on T. It 2 00
J. II. U.iut r, damages on T. II. 2 00
Oliver Ward, damages on T. It. 2 00
Order allowed supr. road district
Xo. 30, on II. A. Waterman & Son,
riattsmouth, for 140 feet of lumber,
such as he may select for use of dis
Board then adjourned to meet at
at 9 o'clock Thursday morning, Oct
PLATTSMOUTH, Oct. Oth, 1881
Board met pursuant to adjournment
full board present.
After which the following was done
Ordered that the county clerk be
and is hereby instructed to give no
tice of election to be held Tuesday,
Nov., 8th, 1S81, for the following offi
cers: One Justice of Supreme Court.
Two Regents of the-state Univer
sity. One County Clerk.
One County Tieasurer.
One County Judge.
One County Sheriff.
One County Surveyor.
One County Coroner.
One County Commissioner for mid
One assessor for each district.
Three judges of election for each
Two Clerks of election for each
Two Justices of the Peace and two
Constables for each precinct and one
overseer of public highways for each
road district in the several. precincts
of said county ; which election will be
opened at eight o'clock in the morn
ing and continue opened until six
o'clock in the afternoon of the same
The following clerks aad j i lges of
election were then appointed 1'or the
different wards of the city oi Platts
inoutli: 1st. Ward, Judges of election: E.
B. Lewis, Jerry Farthing, and Fred
Gorder. Clerks: H. M. Bushnell and
Charles E. Duke.
2nd Ward, Judges of election, John
Ilolschuh, il. McElwai:i and M. M.
Miller. Clerks: W. S. Wise and D.
3J Ward, Judges of election: A. L.
Despain, W. D. Jones, and P. 1. Gass.
Clerks: David Miller and Jas. S.
4th Ward. Judges of election: Ben
Hemple, Wash Smith and Wm. Bal
lance. Clerks: L. C. Stiles and J.
The following claims were then al
lowed on Gen. Fund:
Baker fc At wood. Merchandise for
paupers 8 18 00
The following names were then se
lected from which to draw Petittand
Grand Jury men for November term
of the Distiict Court, 1881.
i'lattsmoulh City: L. D. Bennett,
W. II. Baker, A. Drew, Thos. S. Cabb,
Frank Eaton, W. II Fry, F. It. Guth
man, G. F. Gyger, John Ilolschuh, J.
W. Johnson and W. S. Purdy.
riattsmouth precinct: J. II. Bur
nett, John Richardson, Wm. Wetten
camp, Thos. Wiles, Leonard Brown.
Rock Bluff "irecinct: Robert Troupe,
John Holmes, Geo. Schrader, James
Walker, Joshua Gappen, and S.W. Da
vis. Liberty precinct: John camplxdl,
J. W. VTiUoii, Win. Carroll. G. T. Mc
Naniee and Ben jiliin.
Ay oca precinct: Henry Beinms and
Ml. Pieasant: S. S. Hall, Janes
Mosely and Wm. ( is nk-'ot.
Eight MiiL- Giove: John Ramsey, J.
II. YoHtig, a;: 1 Ii. W. Cunningham.
Louisville Precinct : Sainu' 1 Twiss
and Peter Slander.
Centre precinct: D. T. Dudley, D.
1). Andrus and W.J. Calk ins.
Wpeping Water precinct: G. B.
Cifppeu, J. W. Cnul: and J. M. Carter.
Stove Creek precinct: James Clark,
Wm. Dflesdernier and James Simp
sot?. Elm wood precinct: D. D. Johnson, j
S. M. Holden, and Joseph McKInnon.
South Bend precinct: II. J. Straight,
C. S. Mortman, and Geo. Hendricks.
Salt Creek precinct, E. L. Latighlin,
J. H. Coleman, and R. Wilburn,
Greenwood precinct: J. R. Jlatier,
Geo. II. Swartz, and Samuel Steadley.
Tipton precinct: S. M. McClinton
and J. M. II iggins. ,
The bids lor tho building of a wood
and iron Culvert across Sixth street,
in the city of Plattsinoutli was opened.
Bid of W. Wincet, 910.00;
Bid of J. Wayman, 811-SO-loo per
Contract awarded to John Wax man,
he beii'g the loxvest bidder for the
The articles of agrei im nt and bond
xv ere given. J'lio Culvert to be built
on same plan as the one inB. &M.
yards and to bo finished on or before
the 1st day of Decembei, 1881, said
culvert to be 8 feet in diameter, 40 ft.
long, to bew left with flange on each
end, so it can be extended.
Order allowed Thadeus Adams
Supervisor road dis. No. 22, on II. A.
Waterman & Son, for 400 ft. lumber,
for use of district.
On motion of Mr. Richardson, L. W.
Foreght is appointed supr. road dist.
The following claims were then al
lowed on gen. fund:
Court Bill state of Neb. vs W.
Sutton 10 00
Court bills state of Neb. vs
sundry persons as pr bill read. G 50
Ordered that Robert Wclburn, Su
pervisor road dist. No. 1 bo and is
hereby ordered to open road dist. No. 8
of said road distiict.
Ordered that Wm. B. Shryock, dep
uty tax collector, be, and is hereby
allowed 10 per cent on the collection
of the delinquent taxes for the year
The following claims were then al
lowed on general fund:
Samuel Richardson, services as
County Commissioner IS 00
Isaac Wiles, services as county
commissioner for Sept 25 00
Attest: S. Richardson, j -,
J. D. TiTT. Isaac Wiles. '
Co. Clerk. Jas. Chawfokd, ) OI, ls
The xv '.11 of Horatio Foster, a dnaf
niute, xv as offered for probato at E ist
M::eliias, Mo., recently, but tho judgo
aid his ir.lirniity ma lo him incompe
tent to dispose of hi.s estate.
Near Blue Water. New Mexico, is tho
crater of an extinc t volcano. From tlrAt
point streams of lava havo covered tho
ground for many miles in extent and
to a considerable depth.
We have seen ladies xvho were insuf
f.'t ably shocked at tho sight cf a man
in his shirt-slecx es; and their oxvn arms
xv ere bare almost to the shoulders!
Women are strange creatures.
Tourist "Where is Il!o:k Island?''
Polite American "In Rho !e Island."
Tourist "But how can you out one is
land in another island?" P-lito Amer
ican "O, that's nothing wo accom
plish anything in this country."
There is no better way to live health
ily and h ippiiy than to cultivate a tem
perament xvhercin the most contradic
tory qualities and properties of tho or
ganism are perfectly counterbalanced
A remarkable discovery has been
made in Sweetwater county. Wyoming.
It is a deposit of sulphurl: at i I in a
natural state. The ground is impreg
nated over a large area 100 acres or
more and parties Jiavo filed claims
Although it is moro than txvonty
j-ears sine-e the Harvard University Ma
scum of Natural History was found.-. 1,
thcr.3 are apartments of its structure
xvhich have not yet been opened, and
large quantities of collections that re
main unassorted and unarranged.
The ttso of gas for cooking and heat
ing i9 making rapid headway in Eng
land. Ga.s is cheaper in England than
here, xvhich may account f jr the more
general use of the cleanly gas-stove
there than will be likely to be the case
with us. It is also claimed that if gas
could bo substituted for coal in Lou
don there would be a material improv
ement of the atmosphere.
Calcutta, according to the recent
census, has a population of CSl.GoS
soul3, two-thirds of whom aro males,
and of these the greater part are in tho
middle period of life. The number of
young persons under 20 years of ago
has increased perceptibly, and from
this it is known that tho resident pop
ulation is growing.
The Conecticut valley was formerly
the great broom region of the country.
Noxv tho corn is chielly raised on the
fertile prairies of the west, and Chica
go is tho principal market. Onco
Northampton, Hadiey, HitfielJ, and
many a toxvn in that vicinity did a
thriving business in tho production of
broomsT and largely supplied the coun
try xvith these articles. Before tho
days of railroading it xva3 not an un
usual occurrence to send a fifty or sixty
ton load doxvn tho Connecticut on a
flat boat to be re-s'iipped at Hartford
by steamer. A ve'erau i i tho business
says that he has sold as many as 47,000
brooms within a month. Massachu
setts no longer inonopoliz s tUs busi
ness; it is di-tributed all over tlin coun
try, xvith perhaps tho largest iutcrcsti
centered in New York state.