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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1832.
F IE S T
OF PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA.
K. it. DOVKY
A. w. McLauohlik.
Joxh O ROUKKE
This Bank is now open for business at their I
aw room, comer Main and Sixth streets, and
i ynrparea to transact a general
Stocks. Bonds. Gold, Government n4 Local
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
Deposits Received and Interest Allow
ed on Time Certificates.
ivatUble In jviiy part of the United States and
In all the I'rinclpitl Towns and Cities
, of Europe.
ItJCXTS FOR THE
Inman Line and Allan Line
OF STKAJI RUN.
IViou wishing to brtng out thelrfrlends froir
PI l:i n.vKKTirKKfS TKOM V3
V h r h to nltimath
WEEPING WATER BANK
or -.:i:i hros.
Thla Uauk l now open for the transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business
liecclved. and Interest allowed on Time Certi
ficates. Drawu, and available iu the principal towns
and cities of the United States and Europe.
A geiits for the celebrated ...
HamMrff Line of
Purchase your tickets from us,'
Through from Europe, to
Point in the West. -
REED BROS.. 2UV ' Weeping Water. Neb.
DAVID. LANDRETH &S0NS. PKllAJ
MONARCH VILLI ARt) HALL!
- Next to Herjld Block.
PLATTSMOUTH, - - - NEBRASKA.
Fourth door east of the P. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
XEW 3IOXAKCII TABLES.
Cigars & Tempe'rane Drinks
On hand at the counter.
It Is a wide and spacious Halt ; plenty of room
tor player and seats for visitors.
P. B. MURPHY,
Successor to Sack Buotiikks.
TINWARE, SHEET IRON, ZIN
At the old Stand opposite the new HstcC
Making & ReTDairino1 Done.
P. J. Haksis,
C. E. Chassot.
HANSEN & CHASSOT
Groceries, Provisions and
AGENTB FOR TUI
RUMANIA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY,
HERMAN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY,
MILWAUKEE MECHANIC'S MUTUAL
: Milwaukee. Wis. .
A'SHTERN HORSE AND CATTLE IN. CO..
Omaha, Neb. . . :
HAMBUUii AMERICAN STEAMSHIP PACK
NORTH GERMAN LLOYD.
STEAMSHIPS BETWEEN HAMBURG.
BREMEN AND NEW YORK." lsly
rs - a
l ' TTZ
L. CS t
r3 a m
NEW BRICK YARD.
I have now anew Bnck-Maker from the east
130,000 No. 1 Brick
Mow Readv and for sale. Come and Examine
ttem for Yourselves. It they
fall on a man oil goes
Will Not lie Undersoil lor a QaaiUtj oi BricL
I am also cow ready to Contract for
all kinds of buildings and to put
up ai:y kfnd of woik in
At wy place o W ahlngton Avenne or at T.
8. White's Store on Alain street.
i MASOU & HAMLI1T-
(From Ole Bull, the world-renowned violinist.
I have pleasure In testifying to the excellence
of your Cabinet Organs, which seem to me to
excel all instruments of the class I have ever
seen. Their fine quality of tone Is In contrast
with that of other reed organs, ard the auto
matic swell, vox humana, resouant cases, and
other recent improvements are so admirable as
to greatly increase tne artibtic value ana use-
fuluefte of the Instrument. OLE BULL.
Sold, and there are hundred of orders behind.
notwithstanding the fact that the compa
ny travn the two most extensive
factories in the world.
THE MASON & HAMLIN ORGAN CO.
make only the bkst quality of work. Much va
riety Is offered In size, capacity, style of
cae, elegance of finlb and orna
mentation ; but throughout
the whole will be found the same
thoroughly beat material and workmanship.
Lowest Prices for Cash.
Plattsmouth, - Neb.
again comes to tne nont witn a mag
nificent line of
for hia winter trade.
Mr. O'Rouike is known far and
wide as a first-class
CUTTER AND FITTER.
Iiiverv garment warranted to suit
in every particular.
Every one who really wants a good
fit, calls on him. l,Go thou and do
ohop opposite the Court House, on
lower .Alain bt. ; .
H. A. WATERMAN & SON
Wholesale and Retail Dealers ll
LATH. , .ttp322? I i j..
Maiu street. Comer of FJth,
PLA'rrsxioun, - - . - neb.
Good Brick, for sale a o5n as burned, at
PI arts month.' Xcl. gtf
.TC., ETC., KTC,
Of All Descriptions.
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash
MY FINE HEARSE
IS NOW READY FOR SERVICE.
With many thanks tor past patronage. I
invite all to call and examine my
LARUE STOCK OF
13tf. FIKXTI HB AXI OOyPIXW
B LA CKSJ1I TH
HORSE SHOEING &
Alliums of Farm mplemeiits MentLed will
Neatness and Dispatch.
Horse, Mule & Ox Shoeing,
In short, well shoe anything that hay
four feet, from a Zebra to a Giraffe,
Come and see us.
n Filth Sr between Main and Vine Streets.
ust across le corner from the iriw HERAL
or kick . . ..t. . . - - . . ioy
AUKXTH WASTll fortheBestl and Fast
est SelliiiK Pictorial Books and Bibles. Price
ON LIFE & PROPERTY.
wZiiiaKXFLOOIt A LA Mr fltuj wlrt
AgMt. -Wmmt. Mil. or foua
s. s. jrrwroM-s nmr lamf to..
VtSl lunwoi, is f Saw&swAT, . T.
I. J. L.. NrGRKA,
lOVKEPATnit! PHYSICIAN. Offlee- over U.
V. Aluibew'g Hardware Store. Plattsmouth. Ne
braska. ,; 87ly
1)K. A. SALISBl'UY,
Wftoe over fsmitb. Black & Co's. Drug Store.
First class dentistry at reasonable prices, 23ly
ti W. CLUTTER,
ID 3U 3ST T IS T.
Office oa Main Street over Solomon ft Na
.han's Store. 341 y
1K. II. MEADE,
PHYSICI AN and 8URGEON. office In Fitz
gerald Block, which will be open day or night.
O. IT. VOUCiE, 31. 1.
PRACTISING PHYSICIAN. Office and Drue
Store, Main ht, near Third FiatLsmouih. Neb,
1C It. a.IVIXGMT05f. M- B
l'HTSICIAK & Bl'EOBOX.
OFFICE HOURS, from 10 a. m.. to 2 p.
Examining Surgeon for U. S. Pension.
91. A. HARTIUAK,
ATTORNEY AND SOLICITOR. Will prac
tice in the State abd Federal Courts. Residence
371y PLATTSMOUTH, MB.
J AH. . 3IATIIEWM
; ATTOBNKy AT LAW.
Office over Baker & Atwood's store, south side
of Main between 6th and 6th streets. 21tf
WILL (. WISE,
COLLECTIONS H STECZALT1.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
suraiM ? una Collection Agene
lev. Office in Fitz-
geraia s niocK
Plattstnouth. Nebraska. 22m3
R.B.Windham. D, a. Campbell
VIXIIIA3I A CAMPBELL,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Plattsmouth. ' - - - - Nebraska.
"j ko. n. Kunn.
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special attention given to Collections
and all matters affecting the title to real estate.
Oflice on 2d tloor over Post Office. Plattsmouth,
Nebraska. 40) i.
LAW OFFICE. Real litate. Fire and Life In
surance Aeents. Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax -payers. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy and sell real estate, negotiate
plans, &c lsyi
' JAMES E. MORRISOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice in Cass
ana adjoining counties ; gives special attention
to collections ana abstracts of title, omce in
Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
IR. H. MILLER,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Can be found by calling at his office, South side
of Main Street, between Sixth and Seventh.
Will eonflne himself more especially to town,
The Grand Central Hotel
j AT SOUTH BEND, NEB..
sir :d:r. h. jsm&zc-Ei,
House newly fitted up. Everything new and
neat. Meals and Lodging at Reasona
ble rates. Call and try us.
U. V. Mathews,
Hardyare, Cdtlery, Nails,
Iron, TVaon Stock,
STOVES and TIN-WARE,
Iron, Wood Stock, Pumps,
FIELD & OARDEN SEEDS, ROPE,
AND ALL KINDS GF SHEET
I RON. WORK, Kept in Stock.
Making- and Repairing,
; . - DONE WITH
NEATNESS & DISPATCH.
: Ail Work Warranted.
HARRIS & UNRUH,
j DEALERS IN
FURNITURE 8 COFFINS,
ana an Kinas oi gooas usually Kept in a
FIRST CLASS FURNITURE STORE
Also, a very complete stock of
i EMBLEMS, Ac.
SDecial attention riven to the Droner care of
tne dead, nignt or a ay. a nrft-ciass iiearxe ana
carriages, with personal attendance whenever
desired. Charges always reasonable.
South Side Lower Main Strert.
24113 I PLATTSMOUTH. NEB.
LIVERY SALE AND FEED
Carriages always on Hand
HEARSE I FUNERALS.
T want nil f9 mv aonjMiTitu ..t t ImJ ... .t . a
ant I shall do no more credit business. All old
accounts must be settled up, and no new oues
will be made. Unless snch accounts are settled
shortly tney wtu be sued.
1 wisn to do a strictly cash business niut ure
JOHN SHANNO-. ,
! . Plattsmouth. Neb,
JONES & EIKENB ARY
. Successors to Jones & Agnew.
Ayain takes charge of the OU
Bricfc Livery. Stable
"ine 01a eonuer siaoies. in I'lattHinouth. ara
now lease by Jones & Eikenbarv aud they i
, uiyr on uauu aew auu nanusoiue accoiu moni
tions. In the shape of
HORDES, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES,
We are now prepared to keep HORSES
FOR SALE sTRADEI
r ! And will
Train and Break Colts
' On Reasonable Terms.
That with plenty of room (that everv one
knows we have) in our tabie, we can get Farm
ers' stock and wagons, loai ot li.ty, ix., uuder
cover, where they will keep dry.
That.Ki'ii; all the old patrons fur :heir liberali
ty, we so.iert their trade for the future. atinw
that we can accommodate tbeiu better aud do
better by tbem than everbelere.
501y JONES & EIKXBARY.
' Stale Tireelorr.
C.' H. VAN WTCK. U. S. Senator, Web. City.
HVlVClTlVnil)4 f T Q (..hirYlmal,. i
E. K. VALENTINE. Representafe. West Foist.
AUHM S IHAM E, Oovernor, Lincoia. .
S. J. A LEXAN DEtt, Secretary of State. .
JOHN WAI.L1CHS. Auditor, IJncola.
O. M. BART LETT, Treasurer, Lincoln. ,
VV. W. JONES, Supt. Publie Instmctkm.
A. G. KENDALL, Land Commissioner.
C. J. DILWORTH. Attornev General. :
REV. C. C. HARRIS. Chaplain of Penitentiary
DR. H. P. MATTHEWSON. Supt. Hospital for
- me insane.
S. MAXWELL, Chief Justice. Fremont.
GEO. B. LAKE, Omaha. .
AMASA COBB, Lincoln.
Second Jmrlicial District.
8. B. POUND, Judge. Lincoln.
J. C. WATSON. Frosecutinic-Att'y. Neb. City.
W. C. SHOW ALTER. Clerk District Court.
: City Directory.
JOnNO'ROUR RE. Mayor.
J. M. PATTERSON, Treasurer.
J. D. SIMPSON, City Clerk.
RICHARD VIVIAN. Police Jusge.
R. B. WINDHAM, City Attorney.
F. E. WHITE. Chief of Fire Dept. ..
S. H. RICHMOND, Ch'n Board of Health.
1st Ward F. ' GORDER. J. M. 8CHNELL
wara j. v. v .v;viia.ti, j . a. xia n i.
3d Ward D. MILLER. A. DREW. I MAN
4th Ward P. McC ALLAN, C. 8. DAWSON.
THOMAS POLLOCK. J. N. WISE.
V. V: LEONARD, Wm. WINTERSTEEN.
ED. GREUSEL, ISAAO WILES,
Ttmmtter JNO. W. MARSHALL.
W. H. NEWELL, County Treasurer. .
J W. JENNINGS. County Clerk.
A. A. LAVEKTY. County Judge.
K. W. HYERS. Slierifl.
CYRUS ALTON. Sup't of Pub. Instruction.
G. W. FAIRFIELD, County Surreyor.
P. P. GA8S. Coroner.
ISAAC WILEH. Plattsmoutb Prclnt.
JAMES CRAWFORD. South Bend Precinct.
SAM'L RICHARDSON. Mt. Pleasant Precinct.
Parties having business with theXounty
Commissioners, will Had them in session the
First Monday and Tuesday of each month.
The Legislature meets in January,
and a V. S. Senator Is then to be elected.
ARRIVAL AXU UEPAKTUEE OP
7.30 p. m. I
9.30 a. in. f
S.oo a. in. I
j 9.00 a. I
1 3.00 p.
1 8.50 a. m.
3.: p. in. f
1 e.is p. in.
s.oo p. m
7.00 a. n
j 7.45 a. m.
2.00 p. m.
l.os p. m
1.00 p. m
11.00 a in
7.30 p. in.
10.30 a in. i
7.3 p. in. f
Dec. IT, 1 81'
CHARUEU. FOR MOSEY
On orders not exceeding $15 - - - 10 cents
Over Sisand not exceeding $30- - - i cents
" $30 " $40 - - . 98 cents
" $40 " " $50 - - 23 cents
A single Money Order may include any
amount from one cent to fifty dollars, but
must not contain a fractional part of a cent.
- BATES FOB POSTAGE.
1st class matter (letters) 3 cents per K euuoe.
2d " " f Publisher's rates) 3 cts Der lb.
3d " : " ' (Transient Newspapers and
books come under this class) I cent per
each 2 ounces.
4th class (merchandise) 1 cent per ounce. '
J. W. Marshall. P. M.
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
Taking Efect Nov. 6, 1881.
FOR OMAHA FROM PLATTSMOUTH.
I -eaves 1 :45 a. m. Arrives 4 :25 a. m.
, 2 :43 p. in. ' "4 :15 p. m.
t 8 20 a.m. M :40 a. m.
FROM OMAHA FOR PLATTSMOUTH.
Leaves 8 :50 a. m. Arrives 10 K)5 a. in.
" 7 ;00 p. m. " :10 p. m.
" i 6.0 p. iu. "7 :S5 p. m.
. FOB THE WEST.
Leaves Flattsmouth 9 :20 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln, a 5 a. ni. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. m.
leaves 1 :u p, m ; arrives incoin p. m.
Kreierht leaves at 9 :20 a. m. and at 8 :15 d. m.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 : 65 p. m. aud 2 :00 a, m.
, FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney, :30 a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
1 .00 p. in. Arrives Plattsmouth. 3 :30 p. n
Leaves Lincoln 7 a, m : arrives Plattsmouth
it :0o a. is.
freight leaves Lincoln at 12 :05 p. m. and f :30
p. m. Arrives at Plattsmeutu at 5 ;3a p. m. ana
2 :50 a.m.
. GOING EAST.
Passenger trains leave Plattsmouth at 7 00 a.
m.. 9 eo a. m.. 3 40 p. m. and arrive at Psctfle
Junction at 7 25 a. in., 9 20 a. in, and 4 10 p. m.
j FROM THE EAST.
Passenger trains leave Pacific Junction at 8 35
a. ru.,6 :2o p. in., 10 a. m. and arrive at Platts
mouth at 8 65 a. m., 44 p. m. and 10 40 a. m.
n; v. r
R. Time Table.
Effect Sunday, November 6, 1881.
. STATIONS. XA8T.
BLUE HILL 8:15
COWLES. TKH '
BED CLTiUD. tM
' INAVALK. 4 :30
RIVERTON. 4 :00
ALMA . 11 :65am
OXFORD 10 -20 -
ARAPAHOE 9 :15
7 :25 i
9 :40 '
, U :10pm
that the Cheapest and Bkst Place o bny
Slap M Fair Groceries
First-Class Drv Goods.
OLD ! RELIABLE STORE
Cor. Main and Third St. plattsmouth.
Stock alwa ds fresh and new. and nriees
always ar the bottom. Call and convince your
B.& M;R;R; HOUSE.
JNO. EONS & S0H, Prcp'rs,
N. W. CORNER. MAIN AND SECOND STR'5.
Near B- & M. Passenger Depot, ' .
I u i .
Newly refltted and furnished throughout. Af
fording an; excellent view of the R, B. Bridge.
It is conveniently, located,; especially for the
traveling public . H ..
The tables always supplied with the best of
iCUSOq. ; . . . -. i . . .
n connection with the house. . Lunch baskets
filled at all hours. Terms reasonable. "' 8tf .
STRE1GIIT & MILLER
Harness Manufmcturers. - "
. ... BRIDLES 1
? r i COLLARS.
and all kinds of harness stock, constantly on
-.band, j , .. :
Repairing.- of "all; Kinds ! - ".
NEA TL TJDONE cs SHORT NOTICE
iNEW.HAIUTESS r .
TV UN ED OUT IN SHORT ORfiER
A :m Satisfaction-fSnaTanteed.'
UoevK's Furniture Store.en Lwer Main SUeet,
i'latumouth. Neb. - -
1 STRElQHT d MILLER.
wnswsyjfiiwi.'ij i w nmnwiiii ' i in i m i
' . ' .JMll. lOUp- JIA-- &SU' I, .-t- iSstH
For, the Cure of Coughs, Colds,
Hoarseness, Croup, Asthma, Bron
chitisVVhooping Cough, Incipient
Consumption and for the relief of
consumptive persons in advanced
stages of the Disease. For Sale
by all Druggists: Price, 23 cents.
As Satan passed through heaven from
A walk on earth one dav.
The Lord look'd up and questioned him
"Didst hear my creatures pray?"
Ay, Lord, I heard their pray'rs resound
w fiere e er I listeninc stood.
But. by my soul, not one of them
Frayed for his brother's good."
Then looked Jehovah fire and flame,
Ana spake nis fierce decree
"Vh makes a selfish prayer is thine,
in otners come to me.
When all that night on Heaven's walls
Ihe Lord and Hatan stood.
To see how many sons of men
u ould pray for a brother's good.
A last they watched there many an hour
And yet there came no sounds:
The poor they piayed for pennies and
ine rich tuey prayed for pounds.
The ugly prayed for beauty and
I lie awkward prayed for trace:
The old ones prayed for youthful looks
lo hide a wrinkled face.
The limping prayed for healthy joints,
ine red-naired prayed for brown:
The short ones prayed for longer legs,
ine long to be cut down.
The brown-eyed prayed for blue ones,
ine cross-eyed prayed for straight:
The fat ones prayed for melting down,
The lean ones prayed for weight.
The doctor prayed for sickness and
The undertaker death;
The captive prayed for sunshine and
The phthisicky for breath.
The maiden prayed for lover's vows,
lue soldier prayed for war;
The beggar prayed for a horse to ride,
Xhe drunkard prayed for "more."
The sick man prayed for break of day,
: me tniei tor longer nignt;
The miser prayed for more of gold,
The blind man prayed for sight.
At last there came a tearful voice
Up to the starlight sky,
"Obi may my uncle's soul this night
Rest with the Lord on high."
There's one for me," Jehovah cried;
"Not so," the Devil said,
"He's heir to all his uncle's wealth.
Hence wants the old man dead."
Just then there came another voice
In supplicating tones,
"Oh I may the grave be lata to close
O'er neighbor David's bones."
"There's surely one for me at last!"
But Satan cried: "Not yet 1
lie merely wants the man to live
Until he pays a debt."
And so they waited till the stars
Went out at break of day ;
Then Satan seized bis bag of souls
And sped his homeward way.
Upon high heaven's glittering wall
Long had they listening stood,
But not a mortal all that night
Prayed for his brother's good. Ex.
PARABLE OP THE PALACE.
Some More Leaves from the Book of
And the head of the Church took
unto him many wives, the number
whereof no man knoweth unto this
And the last wife was Amelia.
And after the sealing she opened her
moutn and said:
"Ami, Amelia, the favored one, to
reside ih the habitation of the common
harem ? Build me a palace wherein I
And Brigham answered and saii: "I
build no palace; we must abide here in
tne house, you and the rest.
- And Amelia reached forth with her
right hand and tooK the rolling-pin and
ner left nana unto the sweeping broom
and she smote Brigham upon the tern
pie, and he was sore afraid.
; And he Tied aloud, saying: "Belov
ed, I will build thee a palace, or two
paiaces 11 mou wilt, Dut smite not a
poor ; old man who tarries not long
from the grave.
. And she smote him again, sai ine
"Shut up, thou bald-head: the wag of
thy jaw wearieth me." -
And he cried aloud, saying; ''The
hand of affliction is heavy upon the
servant ; of God. Oh Lord, take me
from this wildersessl"
But the Loid harkened not, for His
spirit was bitter against the false pro
phet, asd she smote him many times.
And behold. : he builded a palace for
his favored wife, for he durst not re
fuse, fearing the broom and the rolling
pin. . ....
And the heighth thereof was 150 cu
bits, and the breadth thereof 90 cubits,
and the cost thereof 200,000 shekels of
And 'the contractors salted down
half the money.
And when the people saw the palace
that was built, they - wondered and
said: "Can this thing be in Israel?"
And they paid their tithes murmur
x And Brigham was gathered to his
fathers, and John Taylor reigned in
his stead. ...
And John Taylor lifted up his voice
in the tabernacle,, saying: "Behold all
ye that harken unto me: I am a sim
ple man, and wot not of riches. I shall
lire forever in the habitation of the
- The gold is mine, and the silver is
mine, but I will touch it not
V- Give me but a -little before I ero
hence, and be no more seen.
..And the people made merry among
:- "Ile-speatetb; not from his heart."
And the Apostles said unto Mm:
"Master, behold, this Palace is thine
and all therein. Go ye unto and abide
And he answered and said: . -
I will abide there if you fix it -up
with new furniture to the value of
And they answered and said, "Is not
the tithing box. overflowing.
And he whispered to his cniei men,
"I'll stand in but the people must not
And he proclaimed to the people
that he would take neither purse nor
I scrip, but they knew that the possum
l spoke. ,
And the ehosts baunted tne paiace
niehtlv ami the people marveled and
were sore afraid.
AndTavlor went in and on New
Year's day the people called and kisaed
But when the apostates came they
were cast out like the devi.s of eld.
And the bouncers blasphemed
mightily and ti e sound of the jacks
falling -upen the walk was heard
But when the people saw the splen
dors of the palace they scratched their
"Our tithes did this thing" and tney
murmured hut could do Lotbing.
And Tavlor swelled with fatness
and lusted for more.
How to Ban.
Very few boys know how to ruu.
"Ho, ho!" says a dozen boys." Just
brine on the boy that can run faster
than I can!"
But. stop a moment. I don t mean
that most boys can't run fast I mean
thev can't run far. . I don't ' believe
there is one boy in hrty, or tnose who
may read this, who can run a quarter
of a mile at a good smart pace without
havincr to blow like a porpoise by the
time he has made his distance. And
how many boys are there who can run,
fast or slow, a full mile without stop
It hardly speaKs weii -ror our race,
does it, that almost any animal in cre
ation that pretends to rau at all can
outrun any of us?
Take the smallest terrier-dog you
can find, that is sound and not a pup
py, and try a race with him. lie U
run a thud raster man you can, ana
this with legs not more than six inches
lone. I have a hound so active that
he always runs at least seventy-five
miles when I stay a day in the woods
with him: for he certainly runs more
than seven miles an hour, and if I am
gone ten hours, you see he must travel
about seventy-five miles or distance.
And then, a good hound will some
times follow a fox for two days and
nights without stopping, going more
than three hundred and fifty miles,
and he will do it without eating or
Then, you may have heard how
some of the runners in the South Af
rican tribes will run for long distances
hundreds of miles carrying dis
patches, making Yery few stops.
I make these comparisons to shew
that our bovs who can not run a mile
without being badly winded are very
Dut I believe I can tell the boys
something that will help them to run
better. I was a pretty old boy when I
first found it out, but the first time I
tried it I ran a mile and a quarter at
one dash, and I was not weary or
blown. And now I'm going to give
you the secret:
Breathe through your nose:
I had been thinking what poor run
ners we are, and wondering why the
animals can run so far, and it came to
me that perhaps this might account
for the differeace, that they always
take air through the nose, while we
usually beem to pun! through our
mouths before we have gone many
reds. Some animals, such as the dag
and fox, do epeu their mouths and
pant while running, but they do this to
coel themselves, and not because they
cannot get air enough through their
I found once, through a sad exper
ience with a pet dog, that dogs must
die if their nostrils become stopped
They will breathe through the mouth
only while it is forcibly held open; if
left to themselves they always bre&the
through the nose.
So, possibly, we are intended to take
all our breath through the nose, unless
necessity drives us to breathe through
There are many other reasons why
we ought to make our noses furnish
all the air to our lungs. One is, the
nose is filled with a little forest of
hair, which is always kept moist, like
all the inner surfaces of the nose, and
particles of dust that would otherwise
rush, into the lungs and make trouble,
are caught and kept out by this little
hairy net-work. Then the passages of
the nose are longer, and smaller, and
more crooked than that of the mouth,
so that as it passes through them the
air becomes warm. . But these are
only a few reasons why the nose ought
not to be switched off and left idle, as
so many noses are, while their owners
go puffing through their mouths.
All trainers ot men (or racing and
rowing, and ail other athletic contests,
understand this, and teach their pupils
accordingly. If the boys will try this
plan, they will soon see what a differ
ence it will make in their endurance.
After you have run a few rods holding
your mouth tightly closed, there will
come a time when it will seem as
though you could not get air enough
through the nose alone; but don't give
up f keep right on. and in a few mo
ments you will overcome this. A lit
tle practice of this method will go far
to make you the best runner in the
neighborhood. Theo B. Wilson, St.
Nicholas for Feb. 1882.
The "Home and Society" depart
ment of The Century Magazine will
be devoted, during the next three or
four months, to a subject of . first Im
portance to home life the proper con
struction of houses with reference to
protection against fire, and the dan
gers to health arising from imperfect j
drainage, bad ventilation, and damp
walls. The articles will be writen by
experts, whose aim will be to give
practical hints to persons intending to
build, so that they will be able to ex
amine intelligently the plans of archi
tects and the work of bnilders. In
the March number will appear the
first of the series, by George Martin
Huss, on "House Foundations," in
which attention is alse given to rem
edies for damp walls and cellars.
. lie's X Roads, Feb. 7, 1882.
Ed. Herald: Matrimony aud pink
eye aretaging. John Holenbeck has a.
bird for that new cage Miss Emma
Spafford is the lucky one. Fay Rich
ards was married to a Miss Foot, of
Nebraska City, the 2d inst. Mr. Sarver
has also taken to himself a partner for
better or worse. We have not learned
the lady's name.
McCrory's horses, mules and hogs
have the pink-eye. Joe Sharp has gone
to trading horses, and they say it's
ketching" too; that Nelson Bevis has
the symptoms, and that he has them
bad. Geo. Copple has been repairing
and enlarging his house.
S. K. Taylor and IL It. Waldron, who
had been on a visit to their old stamp
ing ground in New York, returned to
the bosom of their families last Fri
day, hale and hearty.
James K. Keithly and lady W6re
around again last week looking after
the organ business. J. W. Williamson
paid his wife and family a short visit
two weeks ago; he is still in the wash
ing machine business with his friend
Langdon. W. II. Pool, our new 'Squire,
has been duly qualified, and is now
ready for business.
Geo. Hamilton talks of going West
soon. D. II. Mills hs been down to see
his old friends. (I. W. Bullis moved
yesterday to his new home at Bush
berry. Klrmvood Farmers' Alliance is to
have a sapper at McCaig's school house
on the 22d inst. Come out and get a
square meal, and give us a chance to
say "howdy" to the Herald man.
I. D. Johnson, delegate from our Al
liance to Hastings, returns a thorough
bred anti-monopolist. Think if every
farmer of Cass could have attended,
we would have an Alliance in everv
school district in the County, V e hope
the time is not far distant when there
will be one in each precinct, at least,
and that the farmers of old Cass will
not be so far behind some of our
The next regular meeting of Elm-
wood Alliance will be on the evening
of Saturday, Feb. 18, at McCaig's school
house. We hope all the members will
be present to look after that supper
arrangement. Don't forget that supper,
time and place, eat a light breakfast,
and ride out. Adirondack.
Miss Genevieve Ward.
New York Times' London Letter.
There is no actress to-day more thor
oughly equipped, intellectually, than
Miss Genevieve Ward. She is apt to
know more than her brightest critics
and this is worm-wood to her critics.
Her precise place among the foremost
living actors.fiis, perhaps, indefinitly
hxed, but it is widely felt that in a
line of parts, brilliant and subtle and
many-sided, suggestive of both high
comedy and tragedy, she is peculiarly
without a strong competitor. Her
Stephanie settled this beyond argu
ment. She has no more natural ge
nius than liernhardt; her acting lacks
the youthful charm and fascination
which gave a special beauty to Mile.
Barnhardt's; it is the acting of a
woman perfectly poised mentally, rig
orously trained in a modern and cos
pomolitan school, endowed with clear
dramatic instinct and searching insight
highly artistic and polished, and
weighty and mature. Her Stephanie
may, nevertheless, be fitly compared
to Bernhardt's Camille; for both, rep
resenting extreme modern types, are
equally finished, flexible, and brilliant,
and both are the finest possible ex
amples now to be seen of cultivated
stage art art entirely independent of
It is significant that Miss Ward s
reputation is chiefly European. But
it promises now to become American
George Eliot and Emerson.
The world is never without its men
of spiritual vision a kind of insight
into reality essentially different from
George Eliot's keen analysis of human
nature. It is a genius of higher order
than hers; it is telescopic, reaching the
heavens, where hers was microscopic,
revealing the things of earth. Mr.
Myers names George Lliot, Carlyle,
and Ruskin as three prophets. But
we have in Emerson a greater prophet
than any of the three; healthy Where
Carlyle was dyspeptic; serene and all
viewing where Ruskin is partial and
passionate: a seer where George Eliot
was an analyst. She knew the thought
of her day and generation, and was
mastered by it: he knows it, and mas
ters it. No one is freer than he from
bondage to tradition. No one sees
more clearly the meanings of science.
He is so free from all false or exagger
ated fervers that to many he seems
cold. . In him the brilliant rays of col
orof insight, passion, tenderness, im
agination, worship, love seem to
blend in the clear white light of truth.
And his sincere message rings always
with a jubilant tone of faith, and hope,
and joy. In everything he sees divini
ty, the token and the very presence
of God. For him, life pours from
every urn a wine of exquisite joy,
which never intoxicates, but yields a
celestial vigor. With the heavens
opening above and about him, he yet
keeps his feet always on the firm
ground of familiar fact. His poems
are inspirations of serene joy. The
present is to him so full that be will
scarcely dwell on the future. Yet, in
his "Threnody, born or a great sor
row, we have the foretaste, and al
most the "present sense, of eternity.
How nobly, in "Social Aims," he writes
of Immortality. He goes deeper than
any conviction about man's futurity,
to that absolute trust in all-ruling
good which is the heart of spiritual
faith. "I think all sound miads rest
on a certain preliminary conviction,
namely, that if it be best that con
scious personal life shall continue, it
will continue; if not best, then it will
not." "Topics of the Times," in The
Century for February.
What is the relation of a university to
an ordinary college? It is a step far
ther. Nautical: "You are on tho wrong
tack," said tlie pilot's wife when the
hardy son of the loud-sounding sea sat
down on it and arose with the usual
exclamations. No," he replied, after
a critical examination, "i ni on tne
right tack, but shoot me if I ain't on
the wrong end "f it." Burlington i
"A JJteritry Event."
The following is a cable dispatch
from London, in the N. T. Tribune of
January 29th, 1882.
"An important unpublished work
by Thomas Carlyle has bean discover
ed lately. It is entitled 'A Tour in
Ireland In 1819,' and comprises notes
on the moral and political condition
of that country of the most stringent
character and greatest interest. This
manuscript was unknown to Mr.
Froude. and it was submitted to his
examination. He was so delighted
with it that he volunteered to writs
an introduction when it is published
in book form. Meanwhilo, it has been
secured by Edmund Gosse for The
Century Magazine, where it will short
ly begin to appear as a serial, simul
taneously in London and New York."
"Some young people," says the Scran
ten Republican, can reel off ths rules
of grammar from memory, but they
cannot construct a gramarical sestence.
The sweet girl graduates, so engaging
in manner, so precise in pronunciation
and so proper in parts of speech, will
often stumble most egregiously in
syntax, when she puts her pen to pa
per. The results of two much theory
and no practice to speak of are seen
every day in the effusion of professors
and public men. There is need of
more concrete and less abstract meth
ods in the school room. The amount
of "dissipated forces" is inexcusably
large. The coming reform is going
Into the school house.
L Present From God. Eherm&n.
Gov. Murray tells a laughable story
of his experiences in the Georgia
march to tbe sea, which is worth re
"Speaking of the famous march
through Georgia," said the governor,
"I never shall forget tho amount of
money it cost to keep an old woman
from crying herself to death. Of
course we were obliged to subsist ofl
the country as we went along, and wo
naturally took about tho best in sight.
One day we took possession of a chick
en ranch kept by an old lady, who
stood at the front gate with a broom
and threatened to lick all of Sherman's
forces if they did not move on. Now,
chickens were considered as officers'
meat, and. as we were in torn ally hun-
jry, we went for these old hens pretty
ively. When she saw that her favor
ite fowls were being caught and killed
she keeled right over and began to cry.
Presently she began to pcrcarn, and fin
ally you could hear that woman's yells
clear to Atlanta. I sent tho surgeons
in to quiet her, but they filled, and
then all the officers took turns, but the
more attention paid to her the more she
howled. I then got pretty nervous
over the infernal noise, because the
whole army would hear it, and they
might suppose somebody was torturing
the' woman. Finally Sherman rode up
and asked what was it all about, and
when we told him he said: 'Give her a
bushel of confederate bonds for. her
and see if that won't stop her.' Acting
on this hint, I proceeded to business.
We had captured a confederate train
the day before with 4,000,000 of con
federate money, and I hunted up the
train at once. The money was worth
about two cents on the dollar. Well,
I stuffed about half a million dollars in
a carpet-sack aud marched into the
" 'Madam,' said I, opening the sack,
I'll give you $50,000 to quit this noise.'
It was as still as death in a minute, and
then her face expanded in a broad
smile. I laid the packages ofjnoney
on the table and I never saw such a de
lighted woman. Tho effect pleased
me, and I continued: 'Gen Sherman
F resents his compliments snd $100,000.'
never in my life saw such a pleased
old woman, and I wound up by dump
ing the contents of the sack right down
on the floor, and telling her that when
it came to contributions to distressed
females I could not be outdone by any
She invited the officers to supper
and she cooked every chicken on the
ranch, and set out cider as free as
water. We were having a pretty good
time when a long, lank old coon came
in, and she said it was her husband.
Pretty soon his eye fell on the money.
'Sarah,' said he, ?where in blazes did
you get all this darned truck?"
" A present from Gen. Sherman,
'Taint worth a continental cent;
they're kindlin' fires with it down at
"Tho old woman rose up, her faco as
white as your shirt front, and her eye
wasn't pleasant to meet.
'So you are the bilk that gave me
this, are you?" she called out, reaching
for the old broom.
"Tho entire mess roso and started
from that house. We never heard any
more of her, and there isn't a man of
the crowd who would meet that old
woman for all that confederate money,
if it would bring ono huudred cents on
the dollar at the treasury department,
Washington."- Salt Lake Tribune.
He Loved the Flag.
A Woodward avenue saloonist, says
the Detroit Free Press, was decorating
his bar the other dav with small flags
when a stranger who had jtist got out
side of four inches of whisky, leaned
his elbows on the bar and observed:
"Stranger, I do lovo that flag."
"You bet I do."
"Were you in the war?"
"Not exactly, but my heart was
"Where was your body?"
"Say, that's the only thing I blama
this government for. If there hadn't
been such golden chances to make from
$100 lo $900 by jumping the bounty I'd
have died for the flag, and my old dad
aud two brothers would have died for
her. It was a rue in tiick of Uncle Sam
to shake $600 at a feller who wanted to
wrap that o!d flag around him and die
on tho field. I jumped the bounty four
different times, and between me and
you I wish I hadn't. . You see, I hain't
hnrdly got the face now to ask Undo
S.im to grant me a pension for a broken
&X received while on the scoot for Can
ada, though I may work up to it in
time. Bless tho old stars and stripes
and gimme a lee tie more of that
A new book on "Word Building" was
probahly written by a man who struck
a clothes-liue while splitting wood in
Ibe back yard. Very few aggravations
will make a man bmid words more rap
idly, but some of them pi-ssess too much
empliaticness to preserve in book form.