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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 1882.
. NUMBER 42.
J. P. Yorao, at the Post-Omee News Depet,
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In order to
. J. 1.. Mr.C KA ,
!OMi:r.TiiHrrHYsiciAr. omce over u.
V.Ma!liv Har-lware Store, Platt!"njoutli,e
' I It. A. MA MBi aY,
me i.ver.Hiuiili, lllack Uo'. Drug Store.
in ela rt.- itiMtry ut icasuuable iiic. 23!y
J W. L.UTTKH.
r -lluuth. ebrk. i
oSpp 'ftf-Tftrt- Street over'BoIomoTl ' A""Na
aa's torK'T'."' 341y :
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I'M Vicl -llx -niwl STFCEOS. offlce In Fitz
iM.i .l! HioiT.; f 0ieU til le oven Uuy or uight. ;
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lnCTIn: THYSI CI AN.. Offlce and Drag
Stote. ifiiti St", arar Tbira Flattsiuouth. Neb.
.. : . - - illy
FHTBH I A!f "8UJtJEOX.
KFl6s H4uwt fi-bnt 10 a. m., to 2 p. m.
Kxa in 1 n .'HurifevB lo 8. Pension. .,
ATrouiry'lSfi pOLicrtoR. win prae-
jn St'tie arrt Kdrl uourts. lteaHi
Ofl'.fe-vci'XaKr . Atweod's store, south side
t .;Jo l-tviu-.ii)PtIi and 6th.streeU. - ?ltf i :
- ? V; i v'wr I jI SB. WIHR.
C9 Ll'keitJrvjrs TJeciM&rr;
AiltilifcE AI tiAW. Keal Estate Fire In
ai anoe mu1 CoUetioa Agwac. ' Offlee In Fttt
jiato jlolc,PUatinM)utli. Nebraska. Wraa
.r . ioic.:. aim. -
AlTiP.'BT i AT tAW and Rial Estate Br
krujy6pietat vtitn srivn to CUwrtln
aa.vuimsttxs aflvcUngthe title ta ra) Mtate.
--sit Homt rei Post Otttce. PlauanuMitliv
1ehrasluu -iTr; 401--g-;
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. .. . u.n. wajtiuKJt a. co.
LAW OFFICfcswal'JWatev Prr and LifeIa
sura AgBt,'l1;ittiinitBH Jiebmska. Cul
Uotrs, tax-.ttyeiv,. Urn complete, abatraet
r tMtos. -y -aiMl "sell ;jal tibW, aegotlat
plans. &c. ; ''. : rayt'
' .V , v -Rotary Yuhlie.
rtatUweatfc,' ' - - " ' 1 Nebraska.
;isui.MomoK. w, lbrowne.
. . . Jsot&ry Public' r.
ATTOBKEYS AT LAW. Will practice In Cttfm
aa4 sdjoiainc Count itxt ; les pciai attention
I eollectionit and abstracts of title. Otnce In
ritxgerald Block. Platumoath. Nebraska.
The Cirand Ceutral Hotel
V KUtTH BEND. NEB.. : " v:.v
Hoine newly tteV'uV; Iemh'lrK'iiew and
neat. Ma's aftidsSttaC.Heatwaa-'
; !U VMti S. Call and try u. . - ;
Should all send for
aiepJe e-vv'-if that woaderful pnier T6
nWO' so.BifcR. pubnheuitt .Waslu-i
iuztetu -l. W . It rimtatus atone. 01 tlreAi at
Cn Lifu. Kieuet trait 4h Httlt-qeWh-sa a
thouaJ- thluss of iotrea toir count o-'x-Ue
feu.Ur- U cantaWs all the Laws suid IM-Hra.
tiB rlitns to 1'ensiorw aad-Bounty for l
ia-d thrlr lieir" Ught aiei, forty(cel
umD),'(eM). l a year, vample.iree AdV
tres Worlo. r.d &otder Box. 6d8, WashingtoUi
IXS. .- . - 3ti:.f
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t .i t J lis 8 ,W sale ae soon as burned, at !
L t-""t. Neb. filf "
SILVER HELICON UW,
; COMrOBKD OK
rttili t:t MEMBERS,
If how iiClj- vropared to fuirh music for any
ami all occasions.
A Thoiun? h Organization
srtth a complete and wen selected repertoire ot
bli ASS BAND MUSIC.
Orders reietfuUy (solicited. Terms reastuablf
Apply to J. P. YOVNO. P. o. Book Btosa, or
tll i. FrNlSEY OHN39!. Wy.
- S AT
:' '" HORSE SHOEING.
' WAGOX REPAIRING
. ,' . "' All kinds of '
, - - -- FARM IMPLEJtKNT,
... . - taen'ied
Neatly A Premjtlp
Horse, M ule& Ox Shoeing
In shortj well shoe anything that liaj
four , feet, from a Zebra to a Giraffes
7 Come ani see us. :
. .?TsrH3-W SHOP.
ust itervat- ve corner Iroiu the wbxt UEKAtV
closs-out nr ea$Irstoc
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBKA8KA,"
foiix Fitxoi:raij .
K. . iwrsr
A. W. McLauohlix.
JONH O ROl'KKE
This Bank Is now open for buslnes at theif
new rovni. eorner Alain aim sixtn sireeis, ana
ud SI it!
U prepared to transact a general
; BANKING BUSINESS.
Stocks, Bonds, Geld,' Government and Loal
BOUGHT AND SOLD. . ..
Deposits Received and Interest Allow
ed on Time Certificates.
Available In any part of the United State and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
. ' AGENTS FOR THE
nman Line and Allan Line
OF BTKAX KR.
Person wishing to bring out their friends from
e. a rope can
pcRCHAsx Ticxsrr r stoat us
Thrssih f ristttsi amomth.
WEEPIHB WATER BMI
OF MED OROS.
This Bank is now open for the transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business.
Received, and laterest allowed on Time Certl
- 1 Oaatss. .
- IJAFT . j
Drawn, and aTallabl In the principal towns
' and cities of the United States and Enrapa.
i Agentsor the celebrated
Mm Lids of Steers.
I Purchase your tickets from as.
Through rom Europe to any
Point in the West
RB ED BROS.. 21 if Weeping "Water. Ken.
DEALER IX : .
aTC., BTC, KTC, 'J
Of All Description.
t WOODEN" POFPIITS
Of all siz?s, ready made and sold cheap for eash
MY FINE HEARSE r
: IS iNOW HEADY FOR SEit VICE.
A.;h man thanks for past patronaf .
.i.w nil to call ami examine my : :
LARGE STOCK OF '
IVJ I1MVTI HK AX GOFFISM
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a -a is
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P. J. HAICMW. C S. CftAMOT.
- Notary Public. . - 4vi
j u-. Dealers la' " '-W : '.
' AGtS1 JOS ISM- -i
8EEMAMA LIFE US6U&ANCX COMPAXT.
XKMAX FIRS XXStTKANCE COMPANY.
j -- - FrepertjTlL3r--
f MILWAl7stEUECaIAiIGa& MUTUAL,
v MUwiiie, Wis:-'" 4" i"- 5
W ESTER H HK3EA5I CATTLE Cfs. CO..
KAllBUBO BTXAMaaur TACX
i tv ; -.' . XT 00 J1PAT. - '
KOBTH GCTMAy LLOYD.
STEAMSHIPS "BETWERV HAMBURG.
. . ZZSMSX AVQ 3TX W TORS. Uly
1 assew-TBi w A1TD fortheBesDaad Fuu
t At falling Plc,toiiaT Booka andElblea. Trice
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C H. V AK WYCK. U. S. Senator, Xeb. City.
ALVIN SAUNDEKS, U. 8. Senator, Omaha.
E. K. VALENTIN E, Representafe. Vest Jolnt.
S. J. ALEXAXDER. Hecret-rry of State;' ": -
JOHK WALLTCHSjAaditoK Liaeoln ;
G. M.: BARTLETlVTrea.-arr: Linooln'
A, n.KENlAIAr. Land Coniunor. .
C. J. DILWORTH. Attorney General. r.
KEY. C. C. HARRIS, Chaplain ot remtwatiary.
DR. H. P. JiATTJUEWSON. SupU. Hospital for
' me luuni, ' . . - . r
' -Jr. . 0 '" "'
'''imiirame Ctmrt. '
8. MAXWELL. Chief Justlee, Fremont.
OBO. B. UKE, Omaha. . ,
AMASA COBB, Lincoln. '
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Stetnd Judicial District
H. B. POUND, Judge, Lincoln.
J. C. WATSON, Proaecntlng-Atfy, Neb. City. -W.
C. SHOWaLTER, Clerk DliUict Court,
JOHN O'ROVRRE. Mayor.
. M. PAT1KRSON. Treasurer.
J. D. SIMPSON. City Clerk.
RICH A ED VIVIAN. Police Jndge.
It. B. WINDHAM. City Attorney.
F. E. WHITE, Chief of Fire Dept.
S. 21. RICHMOND. Cb'n Board of Health.
tat Ward T. GORDER. J. M. SCHNELL
2d Ward J. V. WECKBACH. J. S HART
3d Ward D. MILLER. A. DREW. I MAN.
4th Ward P. McC ALLAN, C. S. DAWfcON.
THOMAS POLLOCK, J. N. WISE.'
V, V. LKON KD, . Wbb. WINTERSTEEN.
ED. GREUSEL. 18 A AC W ILK8,
Tttmmttr-JXO. W. MARSHALL. .
W. H. NEWELL, County Treasareiv
J W. JENNING8. County Clerk.
A. A. LAVERTY, Cennty Judge.
K. W. HYERS.Shertn.
CYRUS ALTON. Sap't of Pub. I as tract Ion.
O. W. FAIRFIELD, County Surveyor.
P. P. GAS., Owner.
ISAAC WILEH, Plattsroouth Precinet.
JAMES CKAWFORD. Sonth Bend Precinet.
SAM'L RICHARDSON, Mt. Pleasant Preolaot.
Parties bavlag business with the County
CaaaielBers. will find them in session the
First Monday aad Tuesday of each month. .
The Legislature meets In January,
and a U. 8. Senator la then to be elected.
ARRIVAL AX1) OKPARTIEK OF
rliATTHHOCTU HAILS. 1
7.M p. tn.
t.30 a. m.
t.e a. ns.
9.M p. sn.
OX ABA. -
9.00 a. rs.
3.00 p. tn.
aflo &. ni.
1 0.15 p. m.
S SO p. ta
T.eo a. in
j 7.46 a. ms.
2.aa p. m
l.oa p. an
l.o p. m
7.90 p. m.
I9.se a m.
T.se p. ai
11.0s a nu
-i.i;,iw , . ; ,
RATER CHAKUEU FOR
Un orders not exeeedlne; f 15 - - - 10 cento
Over 15 and a at exceeding $30- - - 15 cents
,,; S30 " ' 40 - - 2) cents
i J40 " " $30 - - 25 cents
A single Money Order may Include
amount from one cent to fifty dollars,
must not coutatn a fractional part of a cent
RATES FOR POSTAGE,
1, class matter (letters
) s cents per '4 ounce,
sher'a rates) 2 cts per lb.
3d ' " " (Tranptent Newspapers and
books eome under this class) 1 cent per
each 2 oances.
4th class (merchandise) 1 cent per ounce.
- , J. W. Marshall. P. M.
B. & M. R. R, Time Table.
Taking Efeet Nov. 0, 1881.
FOR OMAHA FROM PLATTSMOUTH.
Leaves 1 :45 a. m. Arrives 4 a. m.
2 M p. in. " 4 :1 i i.
;28 a. 1U. :40 . m.
' FROM OMAHA FOR PLATTSMOt Til.
Leaves :S0 a. m. Arrives lo a. ir.
" 7 ;00 p. m. 9 :ii i. m.
a ;jo p. in. " 7 :M p. iu.
, FOR THE WEST.
Leaves PIattsnxutli a :20 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln. 11 :55 a. m. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. jo.
Leaves t :55 p. in ; arrives Lincoln 9 :3ti p. in.
Freight leaves at au. and at 8 :15 p: m.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 : 65 p. m. and it :00 a. ni.
FROM THE WEST. i "
leaves Kearney, S -JO a. in. Leaves Llncom,
1 .(o p. m. Arrives Plattsmouth. S :30 p. m
leaves Lincoln 7 a, ra ; arrives Platisuiouth
a :tMi a. ni.
Freight leaves Lincoln at 12 :05 p. m. and 9 :30
p. m. Arrives at Plattsmauth at 5 ;S5 p. in. and
2 -JM a. ta.
Paisenger trains leave Plattsmoutb at 7 oo a.
m..t eo a. m., 3 40 p in. and arrive at I'acihc
Junction at 7 25 a. in., 20 a. ai, and 4 10 p. in.
FROM THE EAST.
Passenger trains leave Pacific Junction at 8 5j
a. m.,6 :2o p. IS-a. en. and arrive at l'latts
Biouth at 8 55 a. in., e 40 p. in. and it 40 a. in.
R. V. R. IX. Time TaUlc. .
Taking Kfcet Sunday, November a, lssi .
WEST. STATIONS. EAST.
5 :15pm HASTINGS. JOpU
Sil5 AYR. S :56
-7-25 BLUE HILL 8:16
ae COWLRS. 7 :0
5 rM AMBOY -35
o ? red ci-nrn. ?- .
MAS KIVERTON. 4 :00
11 M FRANKLIN. i0
U:10pm B1XXM I M OTON. 2:45
12 M NAPONEE 1 ;lo
1 3 REPUBLICAN 12 ;20
s .-2o : ALMA ii rtm
4 :10 OXFORD 10
6 30 AKAPAHOE :1A
MONARCH MILLIARD HALL
In the basement of Merges' Stare,
PLATTSMOUTH, - - NEBRASKA.
' Oaa door east ot the P. O.
Rooms Kewly Fitted up With
j SEW RfOMAUCB TABL1M.
Cia rs L Temperans Drinks
On haad at the eeuater.
It is a wide and spacious Hall ; plenty of rooM
for players aad seats for visitors.
" ' r r- ' P. B. MURPHY, "
: E. SAGrB
; . Successor to Saqb Brothers. '
. Dealer in .
TINWARE. SHEET IRON,ZlN
At the old Stand opposite to nev IItUi.
1 . - - ALSO 1
BYERY OPEJISOISr BTJHSTG-
OESTK I$b'EalLalhM.'& WOIS.TIHI OF1 GOOSES
in entitled to si guess at the weiglit of the lioi$e
Iioc9 just erected in front of our store, the
liorse shoe to he taken down in JTanuary aiad
weighed, the first nearest guess to receive a
HBed Moom Set9 valued at second nearest
guess 1 in (Dash, Sd nearest guess (Dash.
Successor to Schlegkl & Nicmax.i
And dealers in
SMOKERS' FANCY ARTICLES. SMOKING
Special BRANDS and sizes of CIGARS made t
order, and satisfaction guaranteed. Cigar
clippings sold for amokin 9baceo.
Mai" Street, one door west of J. S. Duke's stora
Opposite LPoef Office,
PLATT8MOTJTH. NEB. lmS
EE AD! EE AD!
agair. comes to the fiont with a mag
nificent line of
for his winter trade.
Mr. O'Rourke is known far and
wide as a first-class
CUTTER AND FITTER.
Every garment warranted to suit
in every particular.
Every one who reall3T wants a good
fit, calls on him. "Go thou and do
Shop opposite the Court House, on
lower Msiin St.
HARRIS & UNRUH,
FURNITURE f COFFIUS,
an1 all kiiiris of goo-is usually kept in a
f'S UiT CLAi FI KMTL'UK STORE
" Also, arery tompiete" stock of "
Faneral Goods, Cofflns, CastetsRotes,
Special attention given to the proper care of
the dead, nicht or day. A first-class hearse and
C'trriages. with personal attendance whenever
desired. Charges always reasonable.
South Side Lower Main Street,
24U3 PLAITS MOUTH. NEB.
B.& M.R.R HOUSE,
JKO. BOSS & SON, Proj'rs,
N. W. CORNER MAIN AND SECOND 8TR'8,
' Near B. & M. Passenger Depot,
Newly refitted and furnished throughout. Af
fording an excellent view ot the R. R Bridge.
It is eonveniently located, especially tor the
traveling public. ' '
The tables always supplied with the best of
the season. ,
a cuunectlon with the hoase. Lunch baskets
filled at all hours. Terms reasonable. tf
Hardware, Cdtlery, Nails, j
Iron, Wagen Stock, ' j
"' T. tr m " -
ST0VE8 and TIN-WAltE,
ron. Wood Stock, Pumps,
Fl ELD & GARDEN SEEDS, ROPE.
AND ALL KINDS GF SHEET
I HO N WORK, Kept in StocK. -jiniting
vr m mMDna p tSt on mnTT
All Work Warranted.
AT THE W
The later Ocean's Resume
A (iloomy rrocpect that the Trial will
Draff along for Weeks Yet.
MORE DAMAGING EVIDENCE.
Til AT OF DR. WALTER KEMP8TER OF
Special Telegram to the Inter Ocean.
Washington, Dec. 29. Dr. Walter
Kempsler, of Winnebago, Wis., an
other expert summoned by the gov
ernment, added bis contribution to-day
to the pile of testimony lisiag so rap
idly to the saniiv of Guiteau. He tes
tified in the strongest manner possible
that Guiteau is and that Le was on the
3d day of Suly, perfectly sane and per
fectly responsible. A rigid crosa-ex-amination,
conducted by Scoville and
Reed, elicited no contradiction of tha
evidence given on the direct examina
tion. Dr. Kempster is an atcom-
plished physician of modest but dig
nified presence, with a graceful but
lucid manner of speaking and he im
pressed everybody in the court room
with the belief that he was speaking
the exact truth.
THE PROCEEDINGS WERE LESS INTER
thau yesterday, but were watched
with close attention by a large audi
ence. Despite the inclemency of the
weather, the throng in the corridors
and auie-rooms exceeded in size any
that has been seen there for
weeks. Xot more than nne out of ten
was admitted to the court-room, which
was full throught the day. Every
body wanted to see Guiteau in the
dock. The general impression was
that he would behave in a very ugly
manner. There was much disap
pointment because the torrent of bill
ingsgate which flowed from his lips
was not broader and deeper than
usual. After his second breakfast, in
the sitting-room overhead, he was led
in by bis guards down staira
through the. crowd in the cor
ridor and the witness-room in at the
little door on the right of the bench,
and thiuugh lh lane made across the
courtroom among the audier.ee to the
dock. He bowed "good-morning" to
his relatives as he passed them, and
sat down with a cheerful smile ou
his face. It passed away in a mo
ment and he
TURNED TO JUDGE COX AND COM
PLAINED that the van was not. accompanied
fvom the jail this morning by the usu
al guard of policemen. He warned
the court that some "cranlC" might
shoot at him as Jones had done if his
protectors, to whose protection he was
entitled, since he was in the custody
of the law, were withdrawn. Ha
thought the cranks' were "not all
dead yet," although they were disap
pearing rapidly. Most of the letters
be receives now, he said, are letters of
sympathy and encouragement. Judge
Cox told his counsel when they appear
ed that the Marshal was the custodian
of the prisoner, and not the Judge, and
that he had no doubt he would be pro
perly protected. Guiteau was quiet
then for a while.
For the Cure o Coughs, Colds,
Hoarseness, Croup, Asthma, Bron
chi tis,Whooping Cough, Incipient
Consumption and for the relief of
consumptive persons in advanced
stages of the Disease. For Sale
by all Druggists Price, 2o cents.
O7O A WEEK. t!2 a day at home easily made
f iosuy omnt net .
Address, Turk & Co.,
b nW Mr1
Kext to (Darrutli9
Christmas In Liberty Precinct.
Ed. Herald: A few words about
our School and Christmas doings:
At school house, No. 13, Libeaty
Precinct,, on the night of December
2Cth, a very pleasant surprise awaited
the pupils of the school in the shape of
a Christmas tree. The weather was
propitious; the crowd sufficiently large
for comfort. Fair women and brave
men mingled their voices with the
musical laughter of happy children;
"And all went merry as a marriage
bell." banta Claus, according to old
time custom, made his appearance and
introduced himself by saying: "This
it the tree that I was to till but I aee
you've done it with an honest, hearty
will." After some further remarks,
showing him to be of a decided poetic
al turn, he appointed A. C. Snedeker,
the teacher, YVindheld Swan, and Al
bert Eikenbary to distribute the gifts,
looked at his massive gold(?) watch,
and made his exit, premising to re
turn every year as often as Christmas
The presents were numerous and
handsome, amounting in value to over
two hundied dollars. A fine silver
watch and chain, beautiful albums,
handsome books, costly jewelry ; with
jumping jacks, whistles, sleds, candy
and all the etceteras caused the hearts
of the recipients to beat fast with joy,
whilst the teacher, parents and pat
rons of the school realized, to its lull
extent, the truth of the saying: "It is
more blessed to give than to receive."
After the distribution of the presents
appropriate speeches were made by W.
B. Bates, Henry Wolfe and A. C. Sne
deker when the crowd wended their
way homeward satisfied that the
school, which, under the efficient man
agement of A. C. Snedeker, had attain
ed a state of perfection hitherto un
known, had received a fresh impetus,
and would continue to increase in in
terest and usefulness.
Mr. Snedeker is highly recommend
ed as a teacher and certainly seems to
have the true interests of the children
at heart. Ed.
The Xationalj Butter, Cheese and
Egg Association has been in conven
tion this week at Cedar Kapids, la.
The object of the convention is to col
lect and disseminate useful knowl
edgo among American dairymen.
President Belknap in his address re
marked: -It is within the remembranco of
some of the delegates here when Chau
tauqua county, N. Y., furnished the
seaboard markets with Western but
ter. Later on Ohi butter appeared
in the markets, and, for a time, the
Ohio Reserve furnished the best qual
ity of Western butter. It was a lit
tle light colored, light salted and not
very close made, but, on the whole,
it filled, in a general way, the place
in the market now occupied by our
present Western dairy-packed butter.
At that time the people in the newly
settled portions of the State packed
their butter in second-hand salt bar
rels and in sugar barrels containing
225 pounds each to 400 pounds. 1
packing this butter an unsuccessful
attempt was made to pack with refer
ence to color, saltness and quality, but
it was generally left to incompetent,
hands, and the work wa3 so imper
fectly done as to be of little advantage
to either seller or buyer. Illinois soon
followed Ohio. In the latter State,
the improvement was more rapid than
in the former, for the art of manufac
turing had become better and more
generally understood. Following in
quick succession came Wisconsin and
Iowa. The latter state has increased
the quantity and improved thequali-i
ry of her product mora rapidly than1
any of the states previously named, j
She is taking a front rank in the mar
kets of the seaboard, especially in the
Boston market, which is classed
among the markets of this country
as one of the most critical. Pennsyl
vania is dow sharply contesting with
Illinois and Iowa for the precedence
in New York markets, and quotations
indicate thae they are well matched.
Butter making is an art. Those who
bestow the most care and labor en it
receive the highest prices. The other i
day Mr. John Stout showed u through '
the great commission house at lt;2
Chambers street, New, York. In an.
tttarease rclrrtxT ve tfawtrosotl
butter packed away in tubs kegs and
barrels. There are all grades, and the
best is double that of the poorest. The
products of a few of the dairy farms
of Illinois and Iowa are in as much
demand by choice livers ;t9 the Gnest
articles turned out by the select dairy
men of New York, Pennsylvania, and
New England. This shows that tlie
art is being closely studied and prac
ticed by painstaking farmers in the
West. A few years ago the butter of
the western states was execrated by
the epicure of the east. Usually, tho
best butter is made in the month of
September. The weather is cooler
then and the grass richer than in June,
July and August. This year the
drought ruled September, consequent
ly October butter brings the highest
prices. If butter is well made and
well packed, and kept cool, it will re
main sweet for two years. The ex
change of ideas in the convention at
Cedar Rapids cannot do otherwise
than advance the dairy interests of the
United States. T. F. & F.
Serious Riot in North Carolina.
THE FIRST NEWS OF THE TROVBLE.
Special Telegram to the Inter Ocean.
New York, Dec. 29. The Herald
has tha following special from Raleigh
N. C; "The prevailing peace and
quiet of the State was rudely disturb
ed by news received to-day of a great
riot in progress at Plymouth, in the
northern part of the state- This
morning the following telegram from
Mayor Gaylord, of Plymouth, was re
ceived at the Executive Department
here. 'There is an unprecedented
riot in this town, and I am unable to
suppress it by the civil authority of
this county. I earnestly appeal to
you to order several military com
panies to be here at the earliest time
possible to suppress it. There are now
three hundred negroes here, all armed
with guns. They are defying the law
all round.' Governor Jarvis being at
Greenville in the western part of the
state, the telegram was sent to him at
once. Later a telegram was received
from Governor Jarvis, stating that he
had ordered Lieutenant Colonel John
W. Colton, of the first regiment, and
two infantry companies of the North
Carolina State Guard to Plymouth. A
telegram was also received, tendering
the services of the Pasquotank Ri4les,
of Elizabeth City, to quell the' riot. A
special dispatch received to-night from
a well-informed and reliable gentle
man of Edenton,, which town is about
twenty miles from Plymouth, gives
some details of the riot and its cause.
On Saturday morning, the 24th inst.,
3everal negroes at Plymouth were
fighting among themselves. This a
constable tried to stop, but was resist
ed, beaten and shot.
TheUss of Short Words.
Horatio S -ymoar dwells t!ms -l lone
ly on the use of short words.
WTe must not on'y think in wor.l.i, !m'
we must also tr to use tho be.st word-,
and those which in speech will put what
is in your mind into the minds of oth
er.''. This is the rreat art which those
must gnin who wish to teac'i in the
school, the e urch, :it tho bar or through
the press. To do this in tho rL'ht way
they should u-e the short words wine
we learn in early life, and which have
the s:ime sense to nil classes f men.
The English of our Bible is good. Now
ami then some long words are found,
and they always hurt the verse in whic'i
3011 lind them. Take that whic'i .t-:iys,
"O, ye generation of vipers, who h:itl
warned you to flee from the wrath to
come?" There i3 one long word v. hie
should not bo iu it, namoly "jrei:er:i
tion." In the old version the o'd wor I
"brood" is used. Read the verse aniii
with this term, and you feel its full
force. 4 O ye vipers brood, who ha h
warned you to flee from tho wrath t
come?" Crime sometimes does not lo ik
like crime when it is set beforo us in
t'ie many folds of a long word. When
a man iteals and we call it "defalca
tion," we are at a loss to kuow if it is a
blunder or a crime. If he does not tell
the truth, and wo are told that it is a
case of "prevarication'" it takes ns
some time to know just what we should
thiuk of it. No m:vn will ever cheat
himself inio wronsr-dning, nor will he
be at a loss to judge of others, if he
thinks and speaks ofacts in clear, crfop
terms. It is a good rule, if one is at a
loss to know if an act is right or wron.',
to write it down in short, straighiotit
A Favorite Trick.
One of Vivier's favorite performances:
Havina: marked down his prey, nn eld
erly citizen who ha3 ordered a glass of
beer, and is preparing to assimilate
it on the asphalt in front of a cafe.
Vivier approaches and salutes him pro
foundly, then, with mingled volubil
ity and brusqueness, thus addresses'
"Monsieur, I am one of the inspect
ors of the new department of ahemical
analysis, established for the purpose of
detecting adulteration in articles of
daily consumption. I have been de
tailed to the subject of beer. My face
being known to the proprietors of tha
establishment, if I were to order any
thing they might take tho alarm and
shave mejquite a different article, and
thus baffle mo. Permit me, therefore,
to taste your beer.
The stupefied victim offers no resist
ance and Vivier drains the glass at a
draught, and sets it down remarking:
Excelleqt! excellen;! You can drink
that beer with impunity! I thank j-ou in
the name of science and tho municipal
ity ; for your unseHsh co-operation.
Good afternoon! Waiter, another b.cr
for this gentleman!" and vanishes.
Neto York World's Frcnth Wit.
vw iwisiii a
"What about the wings of the Re
publican party? Does there seem to
bo a clearly defined
LINK BETWEEN STALWARTS AND
HA LI -'BREEDS
in Washington V" "In conversation
sometime you will hear about the
party ings, but the dividing line
Tades entirely out at the White House.
There everything moves quietly and
with dignity. President Arthur, by
his policy of not disturbing the ap
pointees of President Garutld, and by
making appointments in contemplation
by the latter.has shown that he does not
intend to encourage strife in the par
ty. You hear nothing o.' stalwarts
and half-breeds at the executive man
sion. Still, Mr. Arthur is-a man who
believes in being true to bis friends,
and he believes a republican should bo
a republican always, and not
AN ASSISTANT DEMOCRAT."
" 'Assistant democrat' is good,"
chuckled a stalwart and hithertosileut
member of the group. "I like that
better than half-breed."
"Is Mr. Arthur approachable?" was
"No man could be more so," replied
Mr. Filley. "lint there is no rabble
about the White House. The fact
simply ii this man
HAS EXECUTIVE ABILITY.
I said he would make th5 best presi
dent this country ever had, and that
predictien is being verified. Garfield
and Arthur represent two types of
self-made men in this country. Tho
first was an exponent of purely Amer
ican institutions, lie had great legis
lative experience and acquaintance
witu national alTairs. Ho w as a states
man. Arthur, too, is self-made and
he is purely American. But he is a
tvneof u tirade higher. He is the
self-made gentleman. Ills training
and development have been in ine nne
of the executive. His qualifications
for the high office of president will
Lecmce more anil more apparent. 10
the people. He has already shown
his ability to keep his own counsel
and to pursue his own course." "What
is the impression
Is he coming back to congress in the
near f iituria v" -ilo savs not... "Have
these developments in regard to South
a . 1 itt
meiican mutters uamajeu minr
'They are not talked about much in
Wastiin-rtjn. IUaine retires fioin
public position under pecular circum
stances, and no one feels like making
him a target. He has many friends in
Washington." "What i3 the rrospect
"MI;sl.Sirri RIVER IMPROVEMENTS?"
There seems to be a generally fa
vorable feeling in congress this year
in that direction. Heretofore the riv
er improvement uieasures have been
loaded down with the claimsof little
tributaries. I think there i3 a dispo
sition now to give the main chaunel
the benefit. Two bills have been in
1 induced. Definite action will come
mi the coinmisaioner's report. Con-gres.-i
seems to bo laying out work
enough to last until next December,
t.ui I think the Mississippi's claims
wi.l reci ive consideration."
THE DEMOt 'It ATS AT SEA.
"Arc the democrats bt finning to
look ahead to the next campaign and
lay their pians?" "How can they?
There is nothing for them to base
their calculations upon. The new ad
ministration has made no blunders,
a;.d does not give promise of making
anv. Mr. Tilden, I see from an inter
view with John G. Priest, this
ing, is beginning to receive and
lain distinguished democrats."
"Can you foreshadow the
REPUBLICAN POLICY IN THE SOUTH?
Does it mean Mahonism in various
forms V" "Little in a general way can
be said about that. The southern
states have each got to be treated dif
ferently from the party stand-point.
Nearly every one requires a different
plan. This can be said of the demo
cratic party it' is disintegrating all
through the south. Slavery was the
keystone ot the party till it was abol
ished, and then ti e color line. Grad
ually the party is going to pieces.
Debt questions and other issues are
arising, the color lino decreasing in
dittinctnefS. This means the break
up of the southern democracy. Vir
ginia, with the removal of the poll tax,
which means the disfranchisement of
40,000 colored men, is a republican
state. Each of the southern .state3
has its local issues, and they are in
creasing in importance. Therefore, I
say it requiies a different policy in
each one to complete the break-up of
"THE GREENBACK CONGRESSMEN
from Missouri didn't vote with the
republicans in the organization?"
"No, they did not. It wasn't necessa
ry. Nobody, however, has heard of
these greenback congressman affiliat
ing with the democrats. Their elec
tion meant the los3 of four vote tothe
democratic side. Wasn't that some
thing to accomplish ? The democrats
lost four votes by those distticts.
They lost one. and the republicans
gained one in the Eighth district. There
is a difference of six vo.es in the com
plexion of the house. inad by the sin
gle state of Missouri . With the lire
drawn as evenly sis it is now, that
means the republican (ionization of
the hoi;se. Suppose these fireenback
eis had voted with the itpublicans or
with Lite democrats for that matter,
they would have bet 11 dead politically,
wouldn't they? Now they have pie
served their party position, they go
back to their constituents greenback
ers still. Under sr.ch conditions will
the democrats find it easy to recover
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