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PLATTSMOUTH , NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, FEBRLTARY 23, 1882.
J. P. Touxa. at the Fost-Offlee News Depot,
? : IP XTZ ST
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA,
K. i. DoVEV
A. W. Mi'L(jUIIf.IX. .
Jo.YH O ROUUKK
This Hank is now open for business at their
new room, comer aiain ana nixtn streets, ana
is prepared to transact a general
Stock, Bond. Gold, Govarnraant and Local
KOCtiHT AND SOLD.
Deposits Received and Interest Allovj-
ed on Time Certificates.
Available in r.ny part of the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
ACiEXTS "roR THE
flMAN LlUE AND ALLAN LINE
IVrsou wishing to timig out their friends frorr
I't. !. HASK Tl'-KKT FKOM CS
Throw ir h t riattmnunth.
WEEPING WATER BANK
r :i:i imos.
Thlrf Bank L now npi-n for tlie transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business.
.Received. mi Interest Allowed oa Tliue Certl
Datrs. I!t V F'rH
Drawn, and ; vailuble in the irincipal towns
and citie.i ft ;iio United states and Europe.
Ayruts for the ahbrated
Mmg Line of Steamers.
Purchase your tirket from us, -,
Through from Europe to any
Point in the. West. ;
I'.EED BROS..- 21. f Wifi.insr Water, Neb.
lDAVIDANpRETH &S0K3. PHIIA
MONARCH BILLIARD HALL!
Next to Mer ild Block.
PLATTSMUUT1I, - - - N EH It ASK A .
Fourth il.r east of the I. O.
Rooms Newly Fitted up With
SEW 3IOXAU'iI TABLIX (
Cigars & Temperane Drinks
On hand at the counter.
It Is a wide and spacious Mall ; plenty of room
for player i.eats for visitors.
P. B. MUKl'HY,
Successor to SAtJK BttOTHKKS.
TINWARE. SHEET IRON, Z1N
At the old Stand opposite the new Haiti.
Making & Reairinc Done.
P. J. IIanskw,
C. E. CHA8SOT.
HANSEN & CHASSOT
Groceries, Provisions and
AOKNTS FOIt TIIK
OEBMNIA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY,
C"EKMAN FIUE INSURANCE COMPANY.
Mirl"WACKEK MECHANIC'S MCTUAU
A ESTERN '10KE AH I) CATTLE INs. CO..
IIAMBUKO AMfcTncONSTEAMSHtP PACK
NOr.TII t.Ki.IAN L)YD.
steamships niawi'rx HAfcfBv;uo.
BREMEN AND NEW' YORK. J8ly
v -1 m
fK t tz -sift
O f--l 55 5." " ss
I i ' - -1 rr 7 c
r r k. ? i 2
m 1 i
NEW XUilCK YA"K1-
I have no a ew j'.ruk-Maker from cait
Fivst-t -lass Vorkma..
130,000 No. 1 Brick
Now Keadv ar.d for sale. Come acd Examine
Item ti-r Yonistlves. If they
fall on a man oil yoee
V7iil M toe ttrsoll lor a Quantity ol Brick.
I am ulso low ready, to Contract for
all kinds of buildings and to put
up any kind of work in
At iv nlace on WasMin'ton Avenue or at F.
8. AiK?eP. Store on Main Street. Plattamouth.
MASON & HAMLIN
(From Ole Bull, the world-renowned violinist.
I have d1 i; as u re in testifiinc to the excellence
of your Cabinet Orga'iH. which seem to me to
excel all instruments oftheelass I have ever
seen. 1'heir line quality of tone is in contrast
with that of other reed organs, ard the auto
matic swell, vox huiiiana, resonant caves, and
oilier recent improvements are so aanuraoic as
to greatly increase the artixtie value and use-
lutuess oi tlie instrument. ui.t lit l.l.
Sold, and there are hundreds of orders behind.
notwithstanding the fact that the compa
ny have the two most extensive
factories in the world.
THE MASON & HAMLIN ORGAN CO.
make only the bkht quality of work. Much va
riety Is offered In size, eapiieity, style of
case, elegance of flnUh and orna
mentation ; but throughout
the w hole will be found the same
thoroughly bet material and workmanship.
Lowest Prices for Cash.
(eiternl A sent.
Plattsmouth, - Neb.
ajzair. coiui's to the front with a mag
nificent line of
for his winter trade.
Mr. O'Koiirke is known far and
wide us a lirst-class
CUTTER AM) FITTER.
Every garment warranted to suit
iit every particular.
Every one who really wants a good
fit, t-alls on him. '-Go thou and do
Shop opposite the Court House, on
lower Main St.
ST X WATERMAN & SON
Wholesale and Retail Usaleis ti
ETC. 'I -S3a
Mau street. Corner of Fifth.
Good Brick, for sale as soon as burned, at
I'lattsmonth. Kelt. 9tt
&TC, ETC., hto.,
Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC BURIAL CASES
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for caab
3IY FINE HEARSE
is kl)f i'NVP f OR SERVICE.
With n-tnv 4tlfis for Vt patronafce I
invite all to call anu"0,
LARdE STo v -it:x
HOUSE SHOEING & WAGON REPAIRING.
All EisJs or Farm iiDlemsiits Mesicl will
Neatne and Dispatch
llorse, llule& OxShoeing",
In short, we'll shoe anything that har
four feet, from a Zebra to a Giraffe.
Come and see us.
n Filth St between Main an! Vine Streets,
ust across e corner from the new IIERAL
orFicK. i ioy
AKTH WASTP firtheBest and Fast
eft Selling Pictorial Books and Bibles. Price
reduced 33 per cent. National Publishing Co,
f . . I f M -v
1 I M
ON LIFE & PROPERTY.
10 OOO wfll V. pld to any
wSSaiiflMH A LAMP -witM
a. a. wewtoh"! stFrrr lamp co.
8ilB, 11 WT BMwT, X. X
I. J. Ll. MrCKEA,
JOMfEPATniC PHYSICIAN. Office over U.
V.Mathew's Hardware Store, riattsmouth.Ne
raska. 871 y
UU. A. HALI8UI UY,
)(Hee over smith. Black & Ce's. Drug Store.
First class dentistry at reasonable prices, 231 y
S W. CLCTTER.
Office on Main Street over Solomon & Na
huu'a Store. 341 y
IIC. II. MKADE,
PHYSICI AN and SURGEON, office In Fitz
gerald Block, which will be open day or night.
O. II. jxh-sui-:, 31. I.
PRACTISING PHYSICIAN. Office and Drug
Store, Main St, near Third Plattsmouth. Neb,
J J Illy
- K. It. LIVIXIMTO. H.
l'H Y8ICIAN & 8UKUKOK.
OFFICE HOURS, from 10 a. m., to 2 p. m.
Examiuii i: Surgeon fox U. S. Pension.
91. A. HARTIUAX,
ATTORNEY AND SOLICITOR. Will prac
tice in the State and Federal Courts. Residence
3Tly Plattsmouth, Neb.
JAM. 8. MATHKWN
ATTORNETf AT LAW.
Office over Baker & Atwood's store, south side
o( Mam between 5th and btb streets. 21tt
WIIiL S. WISE.
CO LZ.ECTIOJV3 H S1CZALT1 .
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate: Fire In
surance and Collection Agency. Office In Fitz
gerald's block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. 22m3
R.B.Windham. I), A. Campbell,
VI.I1IA3X A. CAMPBELt,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Plattsmouth, - - - - Nebraska.
KO. H. M3I1TII.
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special attention given to Collections
and all matters affecting the title to real estate.
ice on 2d Uoor over Post Othce. Flattsrioutn.
1. II. WHRKLKK A CO.
f C nPFTPV Tfo1 l'tt Vir (mil T IfeTn.
surance Agents. Piattsmoutb, Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax-payers. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy and sell real estate, negotiate
plaus, &c. lSyl
JAMES E. JIOKRISOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will Dra.'tice in Cass
and adjoining Counties ; gives special attention
to collections and abstracts of title. Office In
Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
LIt. H. 3I1L.L.KR,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Can be found by calling at his office. South side
of M;iu Street, between Sixth and Seventh. -
V ill eonnne himsell more especially to town
The Grand Central Hotel
AT SOUTH BEND. NEB..
S"3T IDIR,. 131. KXIiKIE,
House newly fitted up. Everything new and
neat. Meals and Lodging at Reasona
ble rates. Call and try us. .
K F. Mathews,
Hardware, Cdtlery, ITails,
Iron, Wagron Stool ,
STOVES and TIN-WARE,
Iron, Wood Stock, Pumps,
FIELD & GARDEN SEEDS, ROPE,
AND ALL KINDS OF SHEET
IRON WORK, Kept in Stock.
making and Repairing,
NEATNESS & DISPATCH.
All Work Warranted.
HARRIS & UNRUH,
FUR1TITUEE i COFFINS,
and all kinds of goods usually kept In a
FIRST CLASS PIRXITIBE STORE
Also, a very complete stock of
Funeral Goods, Coans, Casfcets, Hoks,
Special attention given to the proper care of
the dead, nitjht or day. A first-claxs heare and
carriages, with personal attendance whenever
desired, Chakoks alwavb reasonable.
South Side Lower Mn(n Street,
2U13 PLATTSMOUTH. NEB.
LIVERY SALE AND FEED
Carriages always on Hand
HS ARSE FUNERALS.
all ot my aupoqnts settled to date,
daKOSiOienqitbuiiness. All old
ani l siiii.. . be settled up, atd no new ones
accounts mu. 1, gncu accounu are settled
will be made, i . -tad
JONES & EIKENBARY
Successors to Jones & Agnew.
Again takes charge of the Old
Brick Livery Stable
PLATTSMOUTH, - - NEBRASKA.
The old Bonner Stables, la riattomouth. are
now leased by Jones & Eikeubary and they
have on hand New and handsome accommoda
tions, in the shape of
HORDES, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES,
W are noir prepared to keep HORSES
FOR SALE sTRADEI
Tr.ain and Break Colts
On Reasonac'e Terms.
That witlr plenty of room (that every one
knows we hae) in our stable, we can get Fann
ers' stock and wagons, loads of bay, &c, under
cover, wnere they wlil keep dry.
Tbai.ki ig all the old patrons for their Rberall
tv.we solicit their trade for the future, satistled
that we can accommodate them better and do
better by thein than ever bef are.
COly JONES & EIKNBARY.
c IT VAN WYCK. V. 8. Senator. Neb. City.
E. K. VALENTIN E, Representafe. West Point,
ALBINUS NAM'S, oovernor, uncoin.
S. J. ALEXANDER, Secretary of State.
JOHN WALLICHS. Auditor, Lincoln,
G. M. BART LETT, Treasurer, Lincoln.
W. W. JONES. Supt. Public Instruction.
A. G. KENDALL. Land Commissioner.
C. J. DILWORTH. Attorney General.
REV. C. C. HARRIS. Chadaln of Penitentiary
DR. H. P. MATTUEWSON, Supt- Hospital lor
8. MAXWELL, Chief Justice, Fremont.
GEO. B. LAKE, Omaha.
AM ASA COBB, Lincoln.
8. B. POUND, Judge. Lincoln.
W. C. SHOW ALTER. Clerk District Court,
JOnN O'ROURKE. Mayor.
J. M. PATTERSON, Treasurer.
J. 1). SIMPSON, City Clerk.
RICHARD VIVIAN. Police Judge.
R. B. WINDHAM. City Attorney.
F. E. WHITE, Chief of Fire Dept.
8. H. RICHMOND, Ch'n Board of Health.
1st Ward F. GORDER, J. M. SCHNELL
2d Ward-J. V. W EC KB AC n. J. 8. HART
3d Ward D. MILLER. A. DREW. I MAN.
4th Ward P. McC ALLAN. C. S. DAWSON.
THOMAS rOLIX)CK. J. N. WISE.
V. V. LEONARD. Win. WINTERSTEEN.
ED. GREUSEL. ISAAC WILES,
FbetmatterJSO. W. MARSHALL.
- o -County
W. H. NEWELL, County Treasurer.
J W. JENNINGS. County Clerk.
A. A. LA VERT Y. County Judge.
R. W. II YE US. Sherin.
CYRUS ALTON. Sup't of Pub. Instruction.
G. W. FAIRFIELD. County Surveyor.
P. P. GASS. Coroner.
ISAAC WILES. Plattsmouth Preclnat.
JAMES CRAWFORD. South Bend Precinct.
SAM'L RICHARDSON. Mt. Pleasant Precinct.
Parties having business with the County
Commissioners, will find them in session the
First Monday and Tuesday of each month.
The Legislature meets In January. 1883.
and a V. S. Senator is then to be elected.
ARRIVAL AM DEPARTURE OF
7.30 p. m. t
9.30 a. ni. (
9.00 a. in. t
3.:0 p. ni. J
1 K00 a m
7.30 p. in.
10.30 a in. I
7.34 p. in. f
ll.oo a m.
I 9.00 a. m.
I 3.oo p. ni.
j 8.50 a. m.
6.15 p. M.
3.00 p. rn
7.(0 a. in
j 7.46 a. m.
2.00 p. m.
l.oo p. m
l.oo p. m
Dec. 17, ISM
RATES CIIARUEll FOR 9IOXEY
On orders net exceeding $15 - - - 10 cent
Over 15 and not exceeding S3o- - - 15 cents
$30 " ' 40 - - 20 cents
" $40 " " $50 - - 23 cents
A single Monev Order may Include any
amount frem one cent to fifty dollars, but
must not contain a fractional part of a cent.
BATES FOR POSTAGE.
1k class matter (letters) 3 cents per H ounce.
2d " " (Publisher's rates) 2 cts per lb.
3d " " (Transient Newspapers and
books come unaer this class) 1 cent per
each 2 OHnces.
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.
leaves l :45 a. m. Arrives 4 :25 a. ni.
2 :43 p. m. " 4 :l5p. m.
s :20 a. m. " 9 .40 a. in.
FROM OMAHA FOR PLaTTSMODTH.
Leaves 8 :50 a. m. . Arrives 10 K5 a. m.
" 7 ;00 p. in. ' 9 :10 p. ni.
" 6 :20 p. in. " 7 :35 p. m.
- FOR THE WEST.
Leaves Plattsmouth 9 :20 a. m. Arrives Lin
coln, 11 :55 a. m. ; Arrives Kearney, 7: 40 p. m.
leaves t :f5 p. m ; arrives lancom 9 sio p. m.
Freinht leaves at 9 J20 a. m. and at 8 :15 n. m.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 : 55 p. m. aud 2 :00 a. m.
FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearney, .30 a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
1 .00 p. m. Arrives Plattsmouth. 3 :3o p. m
Leaves Lincoln 7 a, in ; arrives Plattsmouth
9 :00 a. in.
Freight leaves Lincoln at 12 :05 p. m. and 9 i3o
, m. Arrives at Plattsmouth at 5 ;35 p. m. and
:50 a. m.
Passenger trains leave Plattsmouth at 7 00 a.
m.. 9 eo a. in.. 3 40 D. m. and arrive at Pacine
Junction at 7 25 a. m., 9 20 a. in, and 4 10 p. m.
FROM THE EAST.
Passenger trains leave Pacific Junction at 8 35
a. m., 6 :20 p. ni., 10 a. in. and arrive at Platts
mouth at 8 55 a. m., 6 40 p. m. and 10 40 a. m.
B. T. B. It. Time Table.
Taking Effect Suwlav, November 6, 1881.
IN A VALE.
N A PON EE
II as '
that the Cheapest and Hkst Place to buy
Staple aid Fancy Groceries
First-Class Dry Goods,
IS AT THi
OLD RELIABLE STORE
Cor. Main and Third Sfs. Plattsmouth.
39Stock alwaps fresh and new, and prices
always ir the bottom. Call and convince your
JRO. B0KS& SON, ProB'rs,
N. W. CORNER MAIN AND SECOND STR'S,
Near B. & M. Passenger Depot,
Newly refitted aud f urnished throughout. Af
fording an excellent view of the R. B Bridge,
It Is conveniently located, especially for the
The tables always supplied with the best of
the season. . .
n connection with the house. Lunch baskets
filled at all hours. Terms reasonable. 8tf
STRE1GHT & MILLER
and all kinds of harness stock, constantly on
Repairing o'f "all Kinds !
NEATL T DONE cs SHORT NOTICE
TURNED OUT IN SHORT ORPER
And Satisfaction Guaranteed.
tSRemember the place, Opposite Hei.r
Boeck's Furniture Store, on Lower Main Street,
21-ly 8TREIQHT & MILLER.
-naalaV aap ajn js'" "flsaaap" aoBW
..aaaWasaW, -MHB JBfc BSKMw
For the Cure of Coughs, Colds,
Hoarseness, Croup, Asthma, Bron
chitis,Whooping Cough, Incipient
Consumption and for the relief of
consumptive persons inadvanced
stages of the Disease7"For Sale
byallJDruggJstePrice, 25 fj
Monday, Feb. flth, 1882
Board met pursuant to adjourn
ment; present, Isaac Wiles, James
Crawford and Samuel Richardson,
Commissioners; J. W. Jennings, Clerk,
When the following was done to-
Minutes of meetings in December,
1881, and January 1883, were read and
Ordered that the claim against Saun
ders County, Xeb.. for care and treat
ment of Charles Philbert, a small-pox
patient, resident at time of sickness,
of Saunders County, be made oat and
sworn to by Chairman of Board of
County Commissioners, and clerk or
dered to send same to Saunders Coun
ty, for collection.
The following claims were then al
W. J. Bakes, ' witness State vs
Was. Sutton $ 2 00
E. G. Dovey & Sons, sundries
(two bills)..:..... 30 55
State Journal Co., books blanks.
&c ". .. 45 SO
R. VT. livers, beardine prisoners
January, 1882 67 90
R. W. Hyers, jailors fieB, Jan.
1882.... 43 50
R. G. Flemming, witness before '
Grand Jury ... ..2 00
W. S. Wise, wood for pauper. ... 3 00
Baker & Atwood. m'd'se. Mrs.
Kalada. .-. . . 18 00
Geo. E. Pronger. moving and re
pairing outhouse, Court house,
&c ". 1)8 00
W. Jennings, salary, expense
account, Ac, for Jan. 1882 62 43
A. Clark, m'd'se Mrs. Moore, per
order.. . .1 03
James Newport, witness. State
vs G. Metzger.... 2 30
XT. C. Showalter, et l, insane
M. DeLafayette Hammond. . . 60 03
Henry Boeck, coffin &c, for pau
per 16 00
C. W. Sherman, printing postal
cards for Sheriff 2 50
Jones & Eikenbarr. liverv for
County............ . . 400
Joseph Donohoe, for poll tax for
1880 nut allowed.
J II Fairfield, et al. surveying
County road near Louisville. 12 50
C. W. Wheeler & Co. iron bridge
across Weeping Water, sec.
36, tswn. 10, range 13 1320 00
.Resignation or is. L. uraves as con
stable in Rock Bluffs Precinct, was
received and on motion, the same is
When settlement with the follow
ng overseers, was had for 1881 :
F. Dobney, overseer dist. 44 22 60
G. M. Flower, overseer dist. 32. . 33 00
John Kleiser, overseer dist. 8-. . 19 5o
The following official bonds were
then approved :
J. A. Creamer j p Eight Mile Grove
Jacob Schutmin, overseer road dist.
G. W. Colvln, assessor Mt. Pleasant
S. A. Milgrim, overseer road dist. 11.
When Board adjourned to meet Tues
day, Feb. 7th, 1882.
Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 1882.
Board met pursuant to adjournment
full Board present.
When the following was done te
wit: . The following claims were then al
lowed: James Crawford, et al. State
vs Willet Pottenger . ... $ 8 65
E. II. Wooley, work on Treas
urer's books, for Com'rs.... .12 60
J. V, ' Weckbach, md'so to
sundry persons 26 50
John Sharp, boarding paupers
January, 1882 85 02
C. Ripple, for grading H of
claim, allowed to be drawn
in favor of W. II. Newell,
. Treasurer, to be applied on .
personal tax 17 50
A. Strum, work on road, 920
of claim allowed.; 20 00
J. A. MacMurphy, ' Commis
sioners proceedings and ad
' vertising, December, 1881, -
January and February, 1SS2
(two bills) 77 35
W. B. Shryock, (for J. M. Pat
terson) fees for collecting
back taxes on personality. .. 13(19 46
E. Sage, repairing Poor House
Ac. (two bills) .". 9 24
Geo. W. Fairfield, et al, sur
veying road, Salt Creek.... 18 10
The following persons were, upon
application, appointed overseers:
Wesly Ruby, overseer road dist 20
B.M. Graham, " - 43
A. Sutten " " " - - 48
When settlement with the follow
intr overseers was had:
Henry Stoll, overseer road dist.
M. C. Walker, overseer road dist.
Frank Brookhart, overseer road
In the matter of the application of
Wheatley Mickelwait for reduction of
taxes, for back years, on lots in the
city of Plattsmouth; refused as no
authority is vested in County Com
missioners to do as asked for.
In the matter ot the application of
Thomas Baker for license to run and
operate a ferry across . the Missouri
river at Jones' Landing on section 28
township 10 range 14. The same is
hereby granted, said Baker having
made proof of his having posted no
tices and complied with the require
ments of the law. Lieense fixed at
2.50 per year and to date from Sept.
I5tb. 1881. The following rates ef
ferrage are hereby nxed by the Board
of County Commissioners.
Span of horses and wagon ...... 1
" " 44 aeross
and back one day 1
One horse and wagon
Horses loose, per head
Cattle - "
Hogs or sheep" M .- ,
Freight per hundred weight ....
Cost bill in the case of the State
of Nebraska vs Marcus DeLa
fayette Hammend, allowed
less fees of Justice of the
Peace, and Constable on war
rant, as J. P. had no jurisdic
tion 13 35
In the matter of the application of
J. Lynn, et al, for County Commission
ers, to release certain persons from
their obligation to pay part of the cost
of construction of bridge across Weep
ing Water creek, uear Tucker's sec. 36
town 10 range 13, refused as said sub
scription was part consideration on
which bridge was built.
Petition of J. L. Becker, for haying
the south half of section 13, township
12, range 12, detached from road dis
trict 3, and attached to road district 13
granted, and the lines of said district
so changed as to embrace the south
half of said section 13, within road
district 13, as asked for.
Ordered that the County Treasurer
be and :s hereby instructed to rent the
small brick building to Smolensky,
which is on the west side of the court
house, for one year, at the rate of $4
per month in advance.
In the matter of the granting of li
cense to Jonn Ussenkop for sale or
liquors, In Louisville, Cass County,
Nebraska, referred back to the Board
of County Commissioners, by the Dis
trict Court, at November term, 1881.
Upon a re-hearicg of the same, Mr. B.
Ramsey appearing as council for
the applicant. It is hereby ordered
that license bo not granted as the
county commissioners deem it inex
pedient to grant the same. Mr. Craw
ford dessenting from said decision.
Ordered that the County Clerk be
and he is hereby ordered to advertise
forbids for the treatment and the
furnishing of medicines for County
paupers, at Poor farm and destitute
who may be county charges, for one
year from March 8th, 18S2. Bids to
be tiled on or before noon of the 8th
of March, 1882.
Ordered that the County Clerk be
and is hereby instructed to advertise
for bids for building county culvert
on County road, near stock yards on
sec, 19, town 12, range 14. Also for
bids for grading County road at same
place. Bids to be filed on or before
noon of March 8th, 1882.
Order allowed W W. Gullion for
ten planks on J. W. Quackenbush,
Greenwood. Neb. for use of road dis
When Board adjeurned to meet
AVednesday, Feb, 8th, 1882, to continue
settlement with County Treasurer.
Settlement with County Treasurer
still being in order, nothing else was
done until Saturday, February 11th,
Saturday, Feb. llth, 1.882.
Board met pursuant to adjournment
full board present.
Settlement with ex-County Treas
urer being about completed. Commis
sioners returned to County business.
When the following was done to
wit: Information haying come to the
knowledge of the Board of Commis
sioners that the County bridge, recent
ly constructed by C. W. Wheeler & Co ,
across the Weeping AVater, at the
Tucker crossing ou sec 36 town 10
range 13, fell on yesterday, the 10th of
February, it is hereby ordered that
the action of the Board of County
Commissioners in allowing claim for
payment of same be and the same is
The following claims were then
II. M. Bushnell, sundry blanks.. S34
J. M. Patterson over account
ing on receipts 27
W.J. White, ballance on con
tract, 1881 .410
Ordered that the County Clerk
and is hereby ordered to draw order in
favor of J. K. Nickols for refunding
of taxes paid on n sw l sec 20,
town 11 range 9, for tax of 1878 and
1879, the same not having been enter
Order allowed Wm. Gilmour,
overseer road dist. 10 for 31 75
Application of N. G. Douge et al for
appointment of G. A. Rose, as Con
stable in Liberty Precinct, granted
and he is hereby accordingly appoint
When Board adjourned to meet
Monday, Feb. 13th, 1S82.
Monday, Fab. 13th, 18S2.
Board met pursuaat to adjournment
full Board present.
When the following was done to-
Ordered that County Commissioners
when they adjourn for to-day go to
see Joseph Brookhurst and endeavor
to settle for amount of damages he
may have sustained by recent fall of
bridge across the Weeping Water at
CONTRACT WITH FITZGERALD.
The Board of County Commissioners
then made a contract with John Fitz
gerald, for use of Fitzgerald hall for a
court room, during sessions of Dis
trict Court, paying ten dollars per day
for same, during the actual sessions of
the court, fuel and lights furnished.
and hall attended to. Also the room
in tlie rear of First National Bank
was contracted for, as a District Court
Clerk's office, at ten dollars per month.
Ordered that J. N. Wise be and is
hereby employed to make a delinquent
tax list of taxes unpaid upon lands
and lots in this county from the year
1S58 to 1880, at a compensation ef
three dollars per day for each day he
is actually employed. It is understood
that tlie work shall be completed as
quickly as possible.
Ordered that the County Clerk be
and ho is hereby ordered to request
the Missouri Pacific R. R. Company
to construct s proper crossing on 4th
street in the-town of Louisville.
The following accounts were then
Isaac Wiles, services allowed
Februaryl882.J..' '. 27 00
James Crawford services al
lowed Febi uary 26 00
Samuel Richardson services al
lowed February 47 GO
Settlement with Ex-County Treas
urer Patterson being completed and
signed it is hereby ordered spread on
the records of County Commissioners.
Isaac Wiles. )
James Crawford, Co Corns
Sam'l Richardson, )
Attest: J. W. Jennings, Co. Clerk.
How a Little Girl suggested the In
vention or tne lelescope.
Some of the most important discov
eries have been made accidently; and
it has happened to more than one in
ventor, who had long been searching
after some new combination or mater
ial for carying out a pet idea, to hit
upon the right thing at last by mere
Chance. A lucky instance of this kind
was the discovery of the principle of
Nearly three hundred years ago,
there was living in the town of Mid-
delburg, on the island of Walcheren,
in the Netherlands, a poor optician
named Hans Lippersheim. One day,
in the year 1608, -he was working in
his shop, his children helping him in
various small ways, or romping about
and amusing themselves with the tools
and objects lying on bis work-beneli,
when suddenly his little girl exclaim
Oh, Papa! See how near the steep
le comes I
Half-startled by this announcement,
the honest Hans looked up from his
work, curious to know the cause of
the child's amazement. Turning to
ward her, he saw that she was looking
through two lenses, one held close to
her eye, and the other at arm's length;
and, calling his daughter to his side,
he noticed that the eye-lens was plano
concave (or flat on one side and hoi
lowed out on the other), while the one
held at a distance was plano-convex
(or fiat- on one side aud bulging on the
other). Then, taking the two glasses,
he repeated his daughter's experiment,
and soon discovered that she had
chanced to hold the lenses apart at
their exact focus, and this had produc
ed the wonderful effect that she had
observed. His quick wit and skilled
invention saw in this accident a won
derful discovery. He immediately set
about making use of his new knowl
edge of lenses, and ere long he had
fashioned a tube of pasteboard, in
which he set the glasses firmly at their
This rough tube was the germ of
that great instrument the telescope, to
which modern science owes so much.
Aud it was on October 22, 1608, that
Lippersheim sent to his government
three telescopes made by himself, call
ing them "instruments by means of
which to see at a distance."
Not long afterward another man,
Jacob Adriansz, of Metius, of Alk
maar, a town about twenty miles from
Amsterdam, claimed to have discover
ed the principle of the telescope two
years earlier than Hans Lippersheim;
and it is generally acknowledged that
to one of these two men belongs the
honor of inventing the instrument.
But it seems certain that Hans Lipper
sheim had never known nor heard of
the discovery made by Adriansz, and
so, if Adriansz had n- t lived we still
should owe to Hans Lippersheim's
quick wit. and his little daughter's
lucky meddling, one of the most valu
able and wonderful of human inven
tions. .St. Nicholas for February, 1882.
A paragraph writer on the Boston
Post reaffirms the statement that neces
sity is the mother of invention. "Some
times," he says, "wc want thn door be
tween our office and the one next to it
closed, and the editor in that room of
course feels, if we get op and shut i
that wo are getting high-toned and ex
clusive, and it wounds him. And we
don't like to do that, so we have invent
ed a way to havo him shut the door
himself. We sing."
It was at Yarmouth that Nelnon land
ed on his return from tho Mediterran
ean, and from Yarmouth that he em
barked, in 1801, for the Baltic. Tho
b.ittlo off Copenhagen was ono of tbo
most arduous of tuoso won by Nelson,
from tho difficulties of tho ground A
large shoal lying close to his ships and
from the oourago and endurance of tho
Danes, who wero subdued with less
relish and more trouble than the French.
No timely negotiation averted the lav
ish bloodshed of that Good Friday eve:
it was left to Nelson to crush the united
scheme of Russia, Sweden and Den
mark against the naval rights of Eng
land, lie won the victory in disohoifi
dience of orders. When Sir Hyde Par
ker, who commanded the fleet, signal
ed to him to stop the action (to save
Nelson, as he thought, the disgrace of
inevitable defeat). Nelson's remark
was: "I have Only ono eye, so I have
a right to bo blind sometimes. I can't
see the signal. the signal. Keep
mine flying for closer battle."
Four years elapsed, and there follows
the scene in tho cockpit of the Victory,
on the afternoon of Oct. 21, 1805 a
scene which is engraven on the heart
of every Englishman, unequalled as It
is for pathos and dramatic power.
The central figure, the moving cause of
the enormous outburst of human ener
gy going on around, Lad given the im
pulse for tho last time tho brilliant
rapidity of mental action and outward
movement which had dune so much for
England was about to bo arrested. Mid
day was scarcely over, the blue sky
shono above, tho din of battle roared
for miles, tho great French ships, ono
after another, struck their flags, the
English yells of victory pierced tho
thunder of the guns, when Nelson was
laid down to die. The littlo valiant
face kindled still at the sounds from
without, as he lay on a midshipman's
mattress, with his back shot through,
and the ominous internal gushes of
blood draining away his life. Tho de
spair of those grouped near him, the
awful excitement on the surrounding
sea, added peace and solemnity to tho
calm, grand words in which he summed
up the religion, tho uses and tho suo
eesses of his lifer: ' "Thank God, I havo
done my duty." At 4:30, three hours
after the ball of tho French rifleman in
tho rigging of the Redoubtablo had
knocked him over, tho soul departed
of him whom his countrymen regarded
with fond prejudice as a beloved friend,
with implicit faith as an invincible
champion, and with reverence as one
in whom lay stored the priceless re
sources of genius. Frasa Mayazint.
Singing School Courtship. ,
There is not a country-bred man or
woman now living but will tell you that
life can offer nothing comparable with
tho innocent zest of that old style court
ing that was dono at singing school in
the starlight and candlelight of tho first
half of our century. Tinro are few
hearts so withered and cold but they
beat quicker sometimes when they hear
in old-fashioned churches the wailing-,
sobbing, orexulting strains of "Brad
street," or "China, or "Coronation,"
and the mind floats down on tho cur
rent of these old melodies to that fresh
young day of hopes and illusions of
voices that were sweet, no mailer how
false they sang of nighti that wero
rosy with dreams, no matter what Fah
renheit said of girls who blushed with
out cause, and of lovers who talked for
hours about anything but love.
Fitting emblems are cot always ap
preciated. The neighbors ef a poor
fellow who died erected a tombstone la
his memory, and had placed above it
tho conventional white dove. The wid
ow looked at it through her tears, and
said, "It was very thoughtful to put it
there. John was very fond of gunning,
and it is an especially suitable em
blem." Tho editor of London Punch" has
fourteen daughters. No wonder tho
poor man canU see anything funny in
having to bounce fellows away from tho
front gate. It's too much like work.
The farmer needs his vacation just as
much as any man of business needs one.
A week's run to town after tho busy
season is over will do him a world of
good. And they need to visit other
farmers, to learn, if possible, easier or
better metliods of farming or of living.
They need to attend farmers' conven
tions and organizations, to gain new
ideas something to broaden and en
large their views of life. People who
always stay at homo are sure to seo tha
dark sides and shadows of their own
lives. They need to learn and to real
ize that storms and drouths, and thun
der showers and freshet3. visit other
farms beside their own; that weeds and
insects thrive in all degrees of longi
tude: that flies and dirt accumulate and
annoy other households besido the ones
they presido over. In short, they need
to learn how other people live. Could
farmers manage so as to be confined
less to their farms, could they work
more in partnership, as do men in other
business, or could they believe it profit
able to employ a higher grade of labor
ers men whom they could trust alone
for a day or a week, or could they earlier
train their sons and daughters to have
a care and an interest in the affairs of
the household, then they could oftener
find tho opportunity for leaving tho
farm for a short season of recreation
and enjoyment, and thus bo in reality
what they have the name of bein, tho
most "independent class of people in
Anecdotes of David Davis.
Mr. David Davis, being now in the,
line of a brief Presidential career, tho
anecdotes begin to flow in. A New
York Tribune writer remembers that
while on the bench in Illinois, Davis
was so much interested in the election
of Lincoln that it often filled his mind
to the exclusion of other business. Dur
ing the course of an argument ft lawyer
happened to say: "And now, your
Honor, the matter rests in this State."
The last word roused tho Judge from
his revery. Still thinking of tho vote
he hoped Douglas would get, or rather
wouldn't get, in tho State, Davis cried:
"State! State! he won't carry a coun
ty." At another time ho told a lawyer
who was very anxious to go on with
case in the absence of the counsel on
the other side, "We'll go on if you say
so. But I ought to tell you that in such
cases I always think it my duty to look
out for the sida that is not represented
by counsel. We had a case of that sort
in Terre Haute the other day, where a
man insisted on going on when tho oth
er side wasn't there, and singular as it
may seem, we beat that Jcllow !"
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