Bellevue gazette. (Bellevue City, N.T. [i.e. Neb.]) 1856-1858, June 10, 1858, Image 2

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    moved by its inner machinery, the geo
logical record notes its vi- dins up. It
prcseuls to ti', not the details if murine
diiite lift, but the epochs of succesive cre
ation ami extinction, h slums us tlie
khadow of that o'igu-.t Presence, a from
iho secret chamber of His eternal pur
poses, He pn-i.od over the face of the
earth, to rrrnte a new race in place, of one
that hai run its course. We ran watch
the awful soiiimle that pervuded what wax
then all that existed f the new, buy con
tinent of North America. Of Europe
ami Asia, the then sole vestiges were a
few inlands rising ab c thu level of a
vast and surging sea. Tho Alps were
Mill but low promontories, and tho now
fiery head of Etna, not yet deserted by
the waters which washed into its crater,
hud not commenced to burn. The main
land of North America stopped at the
rst with the Alleghanics, and tho wa
ters penetrated Northward into tho vuU
ley Xf tho Mis-issppi, nearly to the
month of the Arkansas It was in the
ralley of the Missouri that life, in this
early tertiary period, first broke. There
in the rank, vegitationof the river-bottom,
and under tho shado of mammoth trees,
anion? swamps from which rose upwards
in all their coarso strength, obelisk-like
reeds, or terraces covered with immense
enne-boaring tree!, and with forests of
ferns there, with canines adapted to
seize upon tho fish with which tlio waters
were filled, and grinding teeth, like the
ellt; only vastly larger, so as to cut thro'
the huge vegitution, strode the Orcodon,
a creature of an order between which
and all others, a definite chasm exists,
which nothing but a new creative power
could have passed. There were to be
seen mammalia of the pachydermal tribe,
twenty feet in length, and ten in bight,
with massivo scales on their backs, and
jaws fivo feet long, armed with teeth for
grinding and cutting flesh and bone as
well as for chewing cud. There, on the
sem-nqueous earth, gifted with amphibi
ous parts, which even now make theacuto
mind of Dr. Leidy to hesitate as to the
order to which they really belonged, wad
dled or wallowed huge turtles (Testudo
Ncbrascencis, Leidy), the remains of
which weigh more than a tun.
All of theso species, with their contem
poraries, preserve their individuality com
plete from tho begining to the end of
this fossil history. They are identified
with nothing else, either before or after.
They begin with all their idiosyncrasies
entire, and they end with them such.
The last individ ial buried in this tertiary
grave has the same features as the first ;
but neither of them is the same as anything
else. There is no intermediate stage,
showing how they developed out of some
prior and simpler condition of animal life,
or afterwards metured into something ri
per and more complex. On the contrary,
they leap their individuality complete, into
existence, and leap with their individual
ity in like manner complete, out of it. It
is thu sharp and clear fiat: "And God
is kind." It is tho history of a miracle
(graven by the divine hand upon the per
petual rocks.
-'It will be seen, therefore, that there is
one other error which theso fossils con
fute tho theory of physiological develop
ment so wildly tiling out by Dr. Oken. us
well as that more artfully propounded by
the author of tho Vestige; of Creation.
No liueage through prior eras can be
traced for th mammalia of Nebraska.
None of them, or no approaches to them
have a place in tho secondary period of thu
geologists. Whea God created them, (to
use the strong image of Sir Charles Lyell,)
He threw away the die. The race was
fanned on a mould by itself. "There is
nothing," tu adopt the language of Agas
si, wher applied to another class, " like
parental descent connecting them (the
several periods.) The fishes of the Pal
rcozoic age are in no respect the ancestors
of the reptiles of the secondary age, nor
does nnu descend from the mammals
which preceded him in the tertiary age.
Tho link by which thev are connected is
of higher and immaterial nature ; and
t'jeir connection is to be sought in the view
of the Creator Himself."
Of lite continuity, and at the same time
the identity of tho several families of the
Nebraska mammalia, the perceptive sa
gacity of Dr. Leidy has furnished us with
several illustrations which meet the only
objection which can be urged to the theory
of miraculous creation. In the bad lands of
Nebraska lie, not occasional specimens of
animals swept there by some great estua
ry, but the remains of an entire race.
They form the family burying-ground of
the early eocene tertiary. There is to be
traced in their full delicacy all the modu
lations from childhood to maturity, from
maturity to old age. They venture to all
the limits of family variation, but they
never venture out of it. The cub and the
dame, the infant and the adult, the young
rhinoceros, scarce able to sprawl on the
ground, and the aged parent, hardly strong
enough on its crooked legs lo support the
weight of its armor-clad back, all lie tide
by side in this vast mammal cemetery.'
And now, through the skill of the compar- j
alive anatomists, we have not only the pic-1
lure of the individual, but the picture of
the family group, of young and old, in
fant and parent, as they collect in the soft
soil of the bottom of this ancient valley.
Thus, of a single animal, the Rhinoceros
Nebrascensis, Dr. Leidy gives us the
plates of portions of no less than twelve
' j:o . J:..: I..-I. ii'. i ..I..I.
different, individuals. We have the" adult V burgh, N. V., has advertised the whole of
and the nearly adult," the "very old,', hi princely estate, in the town of Og
the " very young," the male," and the densburg, Sc. Lawrence county, for sale
" female, as they browsed sometimes on
the club ferns of the bluffs, or pursued
tbtir fisby prey below. We can draw,
therefore, from the explorations of the
Bad Lands, more than one important truth.
We .can learn, that the graveyard into
which wa enter, contains tbs remains not
t . - -.
of stray individuals only, but of all con
temporaneous creation. Wo learn that tho
members of this creation nre united by no
lineage with periods thai precede nnd
follow them. We learn, ibat so bkilful is
tho art of the comparative anatomists,
that he is now obln to distinguished be
tween even tho phases of hex and age,
and a fortiori would Lo capablo of tracing
the deviation into new fpecies. Wo hove'
therefore, the material to act upon, and
tho power to act. And then, with this
power, and this snbjeU matter, when we
iif the rurtnin, and gozc upon this wonder
ful gallery of geological scripicturcs,
there opens upon ns not merely tho
written truth that Ck1 created each living
thing after its kind, but the august reali
ty of creation itself, begun, continued, and
closd by the Firtt Causo in person.
Francis Wharton, Esq.
Foost awd Fur it i Ohio. A cor
respondent writes from Norwalk, Huron
County. Ohio, May 3, that the frost if
April I at killed all the fruit, (train and
grass 'oo.'well. The Ohio Farmer on
May 8 suy that in the vicinity of Cleve
l til l tho hard frosts Iiiiyi deployed a large
n -rceniao of tho fruit Ibssoms. The
cherries nre ladly hurt in some places,
while in others they are scarcely injured.
The samo may bo feuid of the puncher.
Thcro will be a partial crop of both cher
ries ond peaches.
Correspondents of Tho Fur mar write
as follows.
Yincinnes, Intl., April .10, 1Sj3. It is
a month since our peach trees were in
bloom, and now tho young fruit is the size
of peas, safe from frot, with a prospect
of an abundant crop, as well as of apples
and other fruit.
PitUhurg, Pa., April 28 The late
cold spell lias killed most of the fruit in
this neighborhoad. Wheat ond grass look
first-rate. The Hoard of Managers of tho
Alleghauy County Agricultural Society
report as tho result of their examinations
since tho late frosts, that peaches, pears,
plums nnl cherries are entirely killed in
the region of Pittsburg, and apples, goose
berries and grapes in part.
Mansfielt, O., April 30. The cold
weather lias destroyed the greater part of
our peaches ond cherries. The pears are
not very much injured, nnd tho apples not
at all. We still have a good many cher
ries, especially of tho later and common
varieties. I havo a small Governor Wood
cherry, blooming for tho first time, tho
beds of which are not injured.
Per ii, Huron Co. O., April 27. The
fruit is almost entirely killed in this re
gion by the late frost. Wheat looks well
far better than this time last year.
.Marysville, 0 May 3. Wheat in this
county looks fine, and bids fair for a good
crop. Weather i very wet and cold ;
farmers backward with Spring work.
Grass is coining forward finely ; fruit is
somewhat injured by the late frosts.
.Veu-norf, Washington, Co.. O. April 23
Thelrt'vero lute frost, wo fear, has en
tirely destroyed the apples and peaches,
though a few may have escated. This
in our county, will bo a great loss.
.M.tssit.'un, O., April 27. Our wheat
looks well ; but tho last few cold day
and nisjts frighten many timid ones, and
they think forward wheat is injured
Early fruit may be nipped.
Paris, Ki., April 'M. Tho fruit crop,
tho promise of which was very fine, is, un
questionably, very much injured.
Sunflower seeds are said to bo the best
known remedy for foundered horses. As
soon as ascertained he is foundered, mix
one pint of th-J seeds whole with the feed
and entire cure may be expected.
The Governor of South Carolina has
appointed A. P. Hayne to the Senate of
the United States, lo fill the vacancy oc
casioned by the recent death of Senator
Evans. Mr. Hayne is the fourth person
appointed to serve out a single term. It
is to bo hoped he will live through it.
Hilly Bowlegs out or Florida at
Last. A dispatch from Maj. K. Rector,
Supermiendant of Indian Affairs, dated
head of Puss, via New Orleans, May 11,
says: "lam herewith Billy Bowlegs
and one hundred and sixty-five Florida
Setniuoles, on board United States train
er Grey Cloud." This is good news: the
people ef Florida may now rest in quiet,
without having any fear of Bill Bowlegs
couatantly before their eyes. fepuWican.
Navigation or thi Bio Sioux Riv
er. The St. Paul Pioneer learns that
two enterprising gentlemen, Messers.
Tadxino &. Tavlor, have made arrang
ements to place two light draught steam
boats on the Big Sioux R'ver, this season.
They are intended to run regular between
Sioux City, on the Missouri, nt the mouth
of the Big Sioux, ond ihe new lown of
Eminiia, one hundred and forty miles
The Legislature of California has pass
ed a bill prohibiting the future immigra
tion of free negroes 1 1 California, and
compelling those already there to register
their names and take out licenses. There
was great excitement among them, and
meetings have been held, in which Mas
diseased the question of emigrating in a
body it Vancouver' Island.
Henry Van Rensalear, Esq. of Ogdens-
i at auction, in Juno. The property
sifts of thirty thousand acres or land, in
cluding the proprietor's unrivaled, beauti
ful country seat, named Woodford, in the
vicini'v of Odensburg. This is the
, largest sale of privato property
1 yet heard of in America.
wo have
News and
Loi-iil Kilitur.
City Election.
Our Annual Municipal Flection, took
place on Monday last, and was conducted
with considerable spirit by the friends of
the respective cadidates, but generally the
utmost good feeling prevailed.
C. T. Hollo way, the successful candi
date for Mayor, although a young man,
is one of the oldest residents in our City.
Ho came hero in the spring of 1851, and
has sinco resided permanently among us.
Twice, has he been the people's choice to
the Territorial Legislature, and his untir
ing efforts for the benefit of this City and
County, havo won for him the respect
and esteem of our citizens, generally.
Mr. Robinson, his competitor, is a pop
ular man, und much respected by our cit
izens, and his election would havo given
satisfaction to all parties.
Tho Board of Aldermen elected, con
sist of John A. Nye, Dr. Wm. H. Longs
dorf, and Samuel Snyder, Sr. They arc
are the people's men; honest, able, and
industrious. Their efficiency as Alder
men, will r.ot be interior to tneir sum anu
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efficiency in the duties of their several
Henry M. Burt, News and Local Eli
lor, of this paper, was elected Recorder,
by nearly an unanimous vote.
W. D. Rowles, City Treasurer, elect,
is one of our enterprising business men,
and is universally respected.
F. M. Davenport, received a large vote
for Assessor. He is one of the active,
growing young men of the City, ami is
well qualified for the office to which he is
W. R. Blore, was elected Marshal
Ho is a first rato fellow, and will dis
charge the duties of his office, to ihe sat
isfaction of all that "obey the powers
that be."
As a whole, we have no foult lo find,
with tho result of the election, on Mon
day. All the offieers elected, are effi
rienl and popular, and will, without doubt,
dischamo their respective duties, with
ability and fidelity.
We have just received the 31th annua
Report of the American Sunday School
Union, read at the anniversay of that As
sociatlon, on the 4th ult., by tho efficient
Secretary of Missions, Rev. R. B. West
brook, lhis Krport shows that during
tho past year, 1521 new schools havo
been organized, including no less than
5S0O children; and 13S1 schools already
organized, were visited and aided, by the
Missionaries of the above Union. Books
to the amount of $22,000, in value, have
been sold, while S3.097 worth, have been
donated to schools unable to purchase
The mode of operations, consist of two
departments, the Publishing and Mis
sionary. The former is self supporting
i. e., the books are sold at a price that just
covers all the expenses of publishing. In
the latter, SO Missionaries have beeu em
ployed in 17 different States and Terrilo
ries ; besides many others, laboring
connection with numerous auxiliary socio
ties. This department is supported by
donations, legacies, and collections, from
Churches and benevolent individuals.
We consider this Society, in connec
lion with the American Biblo Society, the
most efficient, useful, and antt-sectarian
of any Society in the world.
The new and elegant passenger steam
er, Victoria, will take the place of the F,
X. Aubcry in the Pacific Line, and will
be commanded by Beh. G. Glime, the
popular Captain of the latter boat. The
V ictona is entirely new, and wm be no
discredit to this line of steamers.
Among th passengers by the Mostt
Taylor for California last week, was the
celebrated negro minstrel, George Chris
ty, of New York. He goes to San Fran
Cisco on a three years engagement. Ru
mor ays he was offered 810,000 a year
or a third of the profits, and chose tho lot
esee from the New York papers
that the Turkish Admiral will leave Bos
ton in a few days for Liverpool and wi
thence proceed to Constantinople, expect
ing to return to the United States in about
three months.
The Cincinnati papers announce the
death of Anthony Hardesty. an old citi
zen and the first locomotive builder there
The Wisconsin Editors and Publishers'
Asssociation is to hold a meeting at Mad
son on the lG'.h of Juue. Hon. Chas. D.
Robinson, of the Green Bay JlJvoraft
will deliver an aJdress, and Horace Rub-
i ble. Esq., of the Stat Journal, will
a poem on the ocra&ion.
Local & Territorial.
The following is the official vote, cujI
for Municipal Officers, at tho tuition
eld in this City, Monday last, June 7th:
Whole number of votes polled, lo3
For Mayor,
C T. Holloway, 66
Win. Robinson, G6
Scattering, 1
For HJermen,
John A. Nye, 145
Wm. II. Longsdorf, 91
Samuel Snyder, Sr., 09
V. A. Gwyer, 65
Charles Johnson, 51
Scattering, 26
For Recorder,
Henry M. Burt, 151
Wm. S. McMurdie, 1
Tho All Seeing Eye, 1
For Treasurer,
W. D. Rowles, 149
Scattering, 1
For Jlssissor,
F. M. Davenport, 133
Horace Rogers, 15
Scattering, 5
For Marshal,
W. R. Blore, 105
O. A. Velie, 45
Scattering, 3
We, the undersigned, a Committee, ap-
pointed by the Nebraska Lodge, No. 1,
of Free and Accepted Masons, to draft
a suitable expression of our regard for our
disceascd brother, Thomas Nte, do beg
eave to offer the following :
The Supremo Architect of the Universe,
lath permitted the Messenger of Death,
to alarm our outer door, enter our Lodge,
and call off our brother, Thomas Nye,
from the labor of earth, lo the refresh
ment of Heaven.
On the 4th day of June, 1S-37, Brother
Nye, landed upon our shores; and just,
one year from that day, we laid him away
to rest in the cold sequestered grave.
His spirit took its exit, upon the morning
of the 3rd of June, 1853, and in the af
ternoon of the following day, we inhumed
his mortal remains with the proper cere
monies of our Masonic Order.
Sociable, courteous and benevolent, he
was highly esteemed by all who knew
h:m. Governed by a high sense of hon
or, and inUuenccd by the highest moral
principle, he was an ornament to the fra
ternity, of which he was a member.
A few weeks since, he traveled with us
the rugged path of life, bearing the bur
den and heat of tho day, with fortitude,
perseverance, and fidelity. A few weeks
since, the cement of love and affection,
bound him to kindred, reciprocal hearts ;
but at high twelve, in the meridian of life,
and usefulness, at the ago of 37, he pass
ed away from all earthly associa.ions.
His mortal coil was enveloped in the wind
ing sheet of death, and his spirit raised
to the felicity of a Lodge celestial, where
the Supreme Grand Master presides, in
thu beauty of his holiness, there to receive
robes of purity, and crowns unfading, in
companionship with hearts of fraternal
and never ending union.
While we deeply feel his loss, and as
deeply sympathise with his estpemed fam-
dv in their bereavement, we bow in sub
mission to the behest of the Suprem-j Dis
penser of events.
In behalf of ihe Lodge,
C. C. GOSS, )
H. T. CLARKE. Committee.
Wm. II. Cook, Sec'y.
Beware of the Orleans Bank of Can
nelton, Ind. A large amount of this
worthless trash, has been put in circula
lion, in this Territory.
A party of gold diggers, have been
prospecting for that precious metal, on
Mud Creek, a few miles west of this City.
We understand a substance resembling
gold, was discovered.
Last Sunday morning, a Sunday School
was organized in this City, under the
auspices of the American Sunday School
Union. T. B. Lemon was elected Super
intendent. A Bible Class was also form
ed, with Rev. Wm. Hamilton, as its
teacher. A large audience was in attend
ance, and the oljed and princijJes of said
Union, were set forth by iheir Agent.
In the afternoon of the same day, an
other School of similar character, was or
ganized at Mr. Clifton's, a few miles
north of this City. Charles E. Smith,
was elected Superintendent.
A company of Germans, from Buffalo,
N. Y., have made a purchase of 4,400
acres of land, adjoining St. Stephen, in
Richardson county, on which they design
to immediately emigrate.
iMFnovrntENTS. Notwithstanding the ! Pursuant to a call made in the Bellevue
hard times, tho course of Bellcvue, is still Gazette, the citizens of Sarpy County, as
onward. As yet, wo have not built with sembled at Saling's Grove, on Saturday,
the rapidity that characterized the latter June 5th, for the purpose of taking into
portion of last season, but there has been consideration, the propriety of remonslrat
nearly ten limes the amount of building ing against the sales of the Public Lands,
done this year, that was accomplished up in this district, in September next.
to same period, in last year; and from
present indications, there will be as many
or more buildings erected this season, as
there were last. We have had time to
examino only the following:
Tho walls of the Presbyterian Church,
have been completed, the building roofed,
and the steeple is now nearly finished.
This edificed, when completed, will be an
ornament to the town, and a credit to its
builder, Rpv. Wm. Hamilton, whose la
bors have been Untiring in beLalf of that
object, which we hope will soon prove
The two brick dwellings, now benig
erected by Win. Robinson, are going up
with rapidity. They will make a very
fine block, and not inferior to any in this
portion of the West. They are situated
on the west side of Hancock Street, and
command a beautiful view of tho Mis
souri Valley.
Tho two story frame dwelling, of A.N.
Briggs, now in process of erection, on
I Fi, vwlr Stroot urntt fitrta tvill mnLrf, A
fine dwelling. Its architecture reflects
credit upon its builder.
E. W. Bigelow, is also erecting a large
two story concrete dwelling, on the same
street, near the School House. The walls
of tho lower story are about half finish
ed. The location is a fine one, and
when the building is entirely completed,
it will make a desirable residence.
Samuel Snyder, Sr., our worthy towns
man, and Alderman elect, has commenc
ed the erection of his large and coinmode
ous two story dwelling, on Franklin
Street. He will also erect, on the same
street, a spacious Store Room.
Horace Rogers has erected a dwelling
on the same Street.
The dwelling house of Bruno Tzschuck,
situated on the bottom, about two miles
from town, was struck by lightning, on
Wednesday night, of last week. The
house was considerably damaged, but for
tunately the occupants escaped without
The St. Joseph Packets, Dan. Converse
and Watosja, came up June 4th and Cih.
Jabez L. Winship of Omaha, accident
ly shot himself, on Tuesday evening of
last "week, at his residence on Harney
street. The Omaha Times says;
Mr. Winship had just left the outer
door of the room to get his gun for the
purpose of killing a rat which was out
side, and, leaving Mrs. W. sitting at the
door, requested her to watch the rat until
ho returned with the gun. She was thus
engaged, looking out into the yard, when
hearing a discharge of a gun, and a fall
simultaneously, she turned around to be
hold her husband a corpse, with blood
running in streams upon the floor. He
died without a word or a groan. No one
saw him until he fell, but as he held a
shot gun in his arm, and, as his lips were
uninjured, the inside of his mouih much
torn, and as the shot passed out through
the top of his head, entering the cealing
of the room, it is evident that he must
have been blowing his breath into the
muzzle of the gun lo ascertain if it was
A special meeting of the Common Coun
cil, of the City of Bellevue, was held June
8th, A. D. 1S5S.
Present His Hon. L. L. Bowen, Mayor,
L. B. Kinney and C. T. Holloway, Alder
Minutes of last meeting read and ap
proved. The returns of the Judges of the City
Election, held June 7th, were received,
examined and the following persons were
found to be elected, to fill the respective
C. T. Holloway, for
Samuel Snyder Sr., )
John A. Nye.
Win. H. Longsdorf. )
Henry M. Burt,
W. D. Rowles,
F. M. Davenport,
W. R. Blore,
The Mayor elect appeared, and
the oath of office.
On motion of L. B. Kinney, the Coun
cil adjourned.
Attest. L. L. BOWEN, Mayor.
Ciias. McRat. Recorder.
A Potnological Society, is about being
organized, at Nebraska City.
The Directors of the Platte Valley
Bank, in a card published in the Nebras
ka City News, contradict the report, lhat
the above named Bank, hid
On motion, Wm. R. Watsox was
called to tho Chair, and Alfred Matthi
as, appointed Secretary. "
On motion, the Chairman appointed a
Committee, consisting of tho following
persons, to draft Resolutions expressive of
the sense of the meeting: L. L. Bowen,
Michael Jones, C. T. Holloway, Lewis
A. Driskell, Wm. R. Smith.
The Committee reported the following
Resolutions through their Chairman, L.L.
Bowen, which were unanimously adopt
ed : .
Resolved, That the Citizens of Sarpy
county, and we believe of the Territory
generally, are almost without exception,
opposed to the sale of the public lands, in
this Territory, in September next, ond
are in favor of the postponement of the
same, for the period of one year at least.
Resolve I, That the present enibarassed
state of financial matters generally, and
the destitution of money in the Territory,
renders this postponement necessary, in
order to save a very large portion of our
people, (the actual settlers) their homes,
homes upon which they have resided, with
their families, and have improved since
the organization of Ihe Territory ; these
homes comprising in many instances, the
all, that those owning them are pos
sessed of, and that much of the land al
ready entered, has been ro entered
through capaialists, for which the settler
is compelled to pay exorbaitnt rates of in
terest, ranging from forty per cent up
ward, and many will lose their inprove
me Ms already made.
Resolved, That a committee of ten, bo
appointed t) circulate the petitions and
forward the same, to the General Land
Office, and that a copy of these resolutions
be forwarded to the President of tho
United Slates, and the Commissioner of
the General Land Office.
The following Resolution, presented by
B. P. Rankin, was also unanimously
adopted ;
Resolved, That we invite the earnest
co-operations of our sister Counties,
throughout the Territory, to aid us by pe
tition, and all other legal means, to se
cure the desired postponement, of the
sales of the Public Lands.
The following persons were appointed
a Committee to circulate petitions, as re
solved: Stephen II. Watdes, Michael
Jones, Milton Driskell, G. W. Owen,
B. P. Rankin, B. Tzschuck, Jonas Mitch
ell, L. B. Kinney, Charles E. Smith,
Enoch McCarty. '
On motion, said petitions are to be
forwarded to L. B. Kinney, in Bellevue,
on the 22J of June.
On motion, it was requested, that the
proceedings of this meeting, be published
in the Bellevue Gazette, and a copy La
forwarded to all the papers in the Terri
tory, with a request to publish said pro
ceedings. .:.
On motion, the meeting adjourned.
WM. R. WATSON, President.
Altbed Matthias, Secretary. ; .
The Annual Communication, of the
Free and Accepted Masons, for this Ter
ritory, met at Nebraska City, June 2d,
and elected the following officers : ! .
R. C. Jordan, of Omaha, Grand Mas
ter. L. L. Bowen, of Bellevue, Deputy
Grand Master. .
David Lindley, of Nebraska City,
Senior Grand Warden.
M. G. Wilkinson, of Omadi, Junior
Grand Warden.
John II. Maxon, of Nebraska City,
Grand Treasurer. '
R. W. Furnas, of Brownville, Grand
J. II. Chivington, of Nebraska City,
Grand Chaplin.
Albert G. Clark, of Omaha, Grand
George Armstrong, of Omaha, Grand
II. N. Cornell, of Nebraska City,
Grand Marshal.
Wm. Byers, of Omaha, Grand Senior
C. D. Keller, of Bellevue, Grand Junior
G. W. Bratton, of Brownville, Grand
D. H. Wheeler, of rialtsmouth, Grand
Sword Bearer.
E. A. Donelan, of Plattsmouth, anJ
Jesse Noel, of Brownville, Pursuivants,
Edward Henry, of Nebraska City,
Grand Tyler.
Meets on the 2d Wednesday in June,
1859, al Bellevue, N. T.
Nebraska Lodge, No. 1, Bellevue.
Western Star Lodge, No. 2, Nebraska
City. . ,
Capitol Lodgs, No. 3, Omaha.
Nebraska Rally, No. 4, Brownvill.
Omadi Rally. No. 6, Omadi.
Plattsmouth Rally, No. 6, Plattsmouth.
Recent rains have swept away , two
bridges that were erected over Omaha,
Creek, on the Indian Reserve, last fall,
by Col. Sites.
Strawberries are now ripe, in this