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VOL. IX.--NO. 37.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1879.
WHOLE NO. 453.
Bleventh-st., Columbus, Neb.
Tekis Per year, ?2. Six months, ft.
Three month. 50c. nglc copies, 5c.
Alvix Saunders. U. S. Senator, Omaha.
A. S. I'ADDOCK, U. S. Senator, Beatrice.
Frank Welch, Keprcsentative.N'orfolk.
Mlas GAnnEU. Governor, Lincoln.
Bruno Tzchuck, Secretary of State.
J. B. Wetnn, Auditor, Llneoln.
J. C. McBrlde, Treasurer, Lincoln.
Geo. II. Roberts, Attorney-Ocneral.
S. R. Thompson. Supt. Public Instruc.
II. C. Dawson, Warden of Peuitentinry.
-:iLVOouldV' Pri" Inctors.
Dr. -I. Q. Davis, Prison Physician.
II. P. Mathew son, Supt. Insane Asylum.
Daniel OhuU. Chief Justice,
Oenrj;e B.I.akc, A8B0CjEte Judges.
VOURTU JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
G. W. Pout, Judye. York.
M. B. Reehe, District Attorney, "Wahoo.
E. V,'. Arnold. Register. Grnnd Island.
Wb. Anyan, Receiver, Grnnd Island.
J G. Hi'cins County Judo.
John Stauffer. County Clerk.
V. Kuinmer. Treasurer,
'trni. Spielmati, SImtIiT.
H. h. Rui.Iter, Surveyor.
k. II. Henrv, 1
Win. Itliirdoni y CouutyComuii"loii
John Walker, I
lr. A. Ilctntz. Coroner.
S. L. Birrett, Supt. of Schools.
8. S. McAllister,! inctii.eaofthePcnce.
Kron Millett. f .mciuesoi mei ence.
Charlek Wake, Con-table.
(. A. Speicc, Mavor.
John chram. Clerk.
John J. IMckly, Mari-hal.
J. W. Earlv. Treiurer.
f-. . MeAllUter. Police Jml,'C.
J. G. Rttutkon. Engineer.
la llajd J. E. North.
27 H'imt-E. C. Karnaugh.
(. E. Mor.e.
3.1 IIVrni-K. J. Bnkci.
E. A. Gen aril.
('olnmliUN ft OfHoe.
(pen on Sunday trun 11 a.m. to 12 m.
ami Irom -f:VA to 0 v. si. Busim-
hours except Sunday 0 a m to 6 r. si.
Mi-rn mjil oloc at 11:2) a. si.
Western inaiU eloe at 4:2im.
Mail leaves Columbia for Madison and
Norfolk, on Tuesdays. Thursday and
Sntuidaxs, 7 a Si. Arriot. Monday,
Wcdnr"dA, and Friday-. 3 r. si.
For Monro,' Genoji. Wati-rx ill- and Al
bion, daily except Sundaj 6 a. M. Ar
ric, same, 6 1. Si.
For Summit, riysses and Crete. Mon
davi and Thursday, 7 a. si. Arrives
Vwdncsdav, and Saturday. 7 i. M.
For Bllcille. OiceoU and York. Tues
day"., Thursday, and Saturdays, 1 1 SI.
Arrive vl 12 si.
rr Wilf. Farral and Baltic Creek.
Mnndais and Wcditenlays.fi A. si. Ar
rive Tiicj-iU h and Fridays at 0 r. m.
For Shell reek, Nebo, re-ton and
Stanton, on Mondajt-at 7 A.M. Ar
rie Tuendavs G r. t.
For David i"itv, Tucdays, Tliursdax
and Saturdays, 1 I, m Arrives, at 12
f. I. Time Table.
f:unt;r.-int, No.ti, leac at 0:25 a. ui.
'-.ksenu'r, " 4. " " ll:0fia.m.
Froisht. " p. " " 2:1ft p.m.
I rs'izht. "10, " 4:30 a.m.
Frcieht. No. 5. leaves at 2:00 p. m.
P.etis'r. " 3, " " 4:27 p.m.
iv..ij.t i. " 0:00 n.m.
v.,.;..r.."u 7. " " 1:30 a.m.!
Eveiv dav except Saturday the three
hues leAiliu? to Chicago ronnect with
V P. trains at Omaha. On Saturday
Uier will be but one train a day, as
jhown bv the followine schedule:
" iC.JtN. W. ) Till and 2Mh.
C. R. 1.& P. 2Ut
iC . R. A: Q. 1 ''th and 20th.
JC, 1L I. A- J. 12th
C. & N. W. ltli
rC. K. 1. A- P.) id and 2T.d.
VN. W. flth and oOth.
C, R. A (J. 1 10th
(C R. A- 0. i Tth !
JC, R. I..t P.V 14th
(C. A: N. W. ) 21st
.in aim ci:i.
Farm for Sale.
ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY
acre f excellent Tarm laud in IJut
ler Countv, near ration P. O.. about
Mul-distant from three County Seats
David Citv, Columbus and Schuyler;
60 acres under eullivatiou; 5 acres of
tree, maplr. cottonwood, Ac: K.d
frame houc, granary, stable, bheds. Ac.
Good tock range, couveuient to water.
The place is for bale or exchange for
property housc and a few acres) near
Columbus. Inquire at the Journal
office, or address the undersigned at
ratron P.O. 403
BE OF GOOD CHEEK. Let not the
low prices of your products dis
courage you. but rather limit your ex
penses to your resources. You can do
so bv tttoppiug at the new home of your
fellow farmer, where you can tind good
accommodations cheap. For hay for
team for one night and day, 25 cts. A
room furnished with a cook stove and
bunks, in connection with the stable
free. Those wishing can be accommo
dated at the house of the undersigned
at ihc following rates: Mea! 25 cents;
beds 10 centk. J. R. SENECAL,
i mile east of Gerrard's Corral.
hWis noteasilvearned in these
ST times, but it can be made
D I I I in three months by any one
of cither sex. in any part of
the country who is willing to work
tteadilv at the employment that wc
furnish. ?C6 per week in your own
towa. You need not be away from
home over ntcht. You can cive your
whole time to the work, or only your
spare momeuts. We have agents who
are making over $20 per day. All who
encage at once can make money fast. At
the present time money cannot be made
so easilv and rapidly at any other busi
ness. It costs nothing to try the busi
ness. Termsandjft Outfit free. Address
at once. II. H lltt & Co., Portland,
Ucan make money faster at work for
us than atanvtbincelse. Capital not
required; we will start you. $12 per
day at home made by the Indus
trlous." Men. women, boyt and eirls
w anted everywhere to work for us. Now
is the time. Costlr outfit and terms free
Address True A Co., Augusta, Maine
l a week in your own town. $5
Outntfree. No risk. Header
if you want a business at
can make great pay all the time they
wort, mc iui jj ukui wu. uir
Lrrr Jt CO Portland. Mains.
Dr. JT. S. .TIcAl.I.ISTEK,
SURGEON. AND MEDICINAL DEN
tlst. Office on 12th tt., three doors
cast of Schilz's boct and thoe store,
Columbus. Neb. Photograph Rooms in
connection with Dental Office. 216.y
CARPENTER, JOINER AND CON
TRACTOR. All work promptly
attended to and satisfaction puaranteed.
Refers to the many for whom he has
done work, as to prices and quality.
w. .a., clajrb:,
Mill-Writ ana Eiieer,
COLUMBUS, NEB. 402-12
S. CHRISTISON, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
t-For one vear a RESIDENT PHY
SICIAN to the NEW YORK CITY
HOSPITALS, Mackwi-HV Island, N.Y.
Office on 1 1th St., next to the Jouknal.
ilileagc 00 cts. Medicines furnished.
XTTTILL repair watches and clocks In
VV the best manner, and cheaper than
it can be done in anv other town. Work
left with Saml. Oass, Columbus on 11th
street, one dor east of 1. (Shirk's store,
or with Mr. Weisenttuh at JackkOti, will
be promptly attended to. 415.
XKVbOS SIILLE1T. BYKON SHLLKTT,
Justice of the Peace and
4"V. .tlH.I-ETT Ac SOI,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Columbus,
Nebraska. N. B. They w ill jjlve
close attention to all busineha entrusted
to them. 218.
RYAN & DEGAN,
ri"xW( doors e:iht of D. Ryan's Hotel
JL on 11th street, keep a large stock of
Wines, Liquors, Cigars,
And everything usually kept at a flr&t
claso bar." 411 x
FOR SALE OR TRADE !
MARES 9 COLTS,
I-Iorses or Oxen,
SA1IIE I0'Il-:s,ild or broke,
at the Corral of
429 GERKARD .v ZE1GLE1L
D0LAND & SMITH,
Wholesale anil Retail,
N'ERUASKA AYE., opposite City
Hall, Columbus. Nebr. J2B"Low
pricei and tine good. Prescnplieiu
and family recipes a specialty. 417
JOHN IH'BER, the mail-carrier be
tween Columbus and Albion, will
leave Columbus everyday except Sun
d. at 0 Vclock, sharp, p.it?in? through
Monroe. Genoa, Wat-rille, and to Al
i ion The hack will call at eithei of
the Ilntelb lor passengers if orders are
left at the post-office Rates reason
able, f 2 to A Ibion. 222.1y
Columbus Meat Market!
"WEBER & KNOBEL, Prop'a.
KEEP ON HAND all kinds of fresh
meats, and smoked pork and beef;
also freh lish. Make viushkc a spec
ialty. 33JUeniember the place. Elev
enth St., one door west of D. Uyan's
Wletriclit. 31ont Jlnrkel.
Matihlngton ATf.. nmrl- opoltf Court Home.
OWING TO THE CLOSE TIMES,
meat w ill be sold at this market
low. low down for CAbii.
Hest steak, per lb., . . . 10c.
Rib roast, " 8c.
Roil, " 6c.
Two cents a pound more than the above
prices will be charged on time, and that
to good responsible parties only. 2(57.
J. S. EXA3IEi:G SIRGE03I,
COLUMHUS, : NEHKASKA.
FFICE IIOl'RS, 10 to 12 a. in., 2 to
J 4 ti. in., and 7 to 9 p. in. Office on
Nebraska Avenue, three doors north of
E. J. Raker's grain office. Residence,
corner Wyoming and Walnut streets,
uorth Columbus, Nebr. 33-tf
MRS. W L. COSSEY,
Dress and Shirt Maker,
3 Doors West orstlllmin's Prn? Store.
Drcsse- and shirts cut and made to
order and satisfaction guaranteed. Will
also do plain or fancy sewing of any de
scription. ET PRICES VERY REASONABLE.
Give me a call and try my w ork.
UNDERTAKER, KEEPS ON HAND
ready-made and Metallic Coffins,
Walnut Picture Frames. Mendb Cane
Seat Chairs. Keeps on hand Rlack Wal
Vuliijia Are. e;p:sht Crct Hreti, C:lzta, Kit
F. W. OTT,
All kinds of
Books, Stationtrr, Caadjr and Cigars.
ONE DOOK NORTII OF POST-OFriCE.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
ALL KINDS OF
Storcon Olive St., near the old Post-office
Columbus Nebraska. 447-ly
r. E. I. SIGGI.t'S,
Physician and Surgpon.
at all hours
T J. BYRNE,
J " DENTIST,
3T Office: Eleventh St., one door east
of Jouknal building, up-stairs.
TTEXRY . CAREW,
Attorney and Connselor at Law,
Formerly a member of the English
bar: will give prompt attention to all
business entrusted to him in this and
adjoining counties. Collections made.
Office one door east of Schilz' shoe store,
corner of olive and 12th Streets. Sprieht
Dcuteh. Parle Franeais. 418-tf
COLUMBUS BM YARD,
(One mile west of Columbus.)
THOMAS FLYNN & SON, Propr's.
GOOD, HARD-BURNT BRICK
Always on Hand. In
QUANTITIES to suit PURCHASERS
Is prepared to do all kinds of black
smithing in a workmanlike manner, and
will guarantee to give satisfaction. He
HORSE -SHOEING A SPECIALTY,
and iu this brunch of the trade will ac
knowledge no peers. Persons having
lame horses from bad shoeing will do
well to bring them to him. He only asks
for a trial. All kinds of repairing done
to older. 44i)-3m
Eei isd White,
LUERS & SCHKEIBER
BlacUtli and Wagon Maker.
All kinds of repairing done at short
notice. Wagons. Huggies. Ac, Ac
made to order. AH work warranted
Shop on Olive Street, opposite Tatter
sal, Columbus, Nebraska. 352
J. C. ELLIOTT,
AGENT FOK THE
STOVER WIND MILL
$20 OSCILLATING FEED MILL,
And All Kinds of Pumps
Challenge Wind and Feed Mills,
Combined Shelter end Grinder,
Malt Jfills, Horse Powers,
Corn Shelters and
Punips Repaired on Short Notice,
Farmers, come and examine our mill.
You will tind one erected on thepremNcs
of the Hammond House, in good running
COLl' .11 II U S
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAN, Proprietor.
Wholcsald and Retail Dealer in
Foreign Wines, Liquors
SCOTCH AND ENGLISH ALES.
5T 'Kentucky Whiskies a Specialty.
In their season,
BY TEE CASE, CAX OB DISH,
Utk Street, South of Depot,
) DEALER IS(
Grain, Produce, Etc.
NEW STORE, NEW GOODS.
Good delivered Free of Charge,
anywhere in the city.
Coraer of 13th and Madison Sts.
Jf orto of Fonnrf. 3W
'WHEN A MAN COMES HOME.'
When a man comes homo.
Don't begin to wrangle;
Uetter far to sleep
In the hungry deep,
'Neath white sheets of foam,
And ot sea-weed tangle,
Peaee, peace, peace;
Cease, cease, cease.
Whpn a man comes home.
Don't begin to wrangle.
When a man comes home,
Let him enter smiling.
Take the children sweet,
Playing round his feet;
Throw offgrief and gloom.
Aud the world's beguiling.
Peace, peace, peace;
Cease, cease, cease,
When a man comes home.
Let him hud all smiling.
When a man comes home,
He should still remember
'Tis not always May,
Either work or play
Sure as June will came
There will come December.
Peace, peace, peaee;
Cease, cease, cease.
Evening brings all home.
And sunsliinc iu December.
'Flic Hunlcrers of Jliteliell jind
ICefcliimi 'jiiturcl, :iml (lie
1'nrlicular oi" Their
It is fresh in the mind of our
readers how the slaughtered men,
Mitchell and Ketcluun came to their
denths. How they were tortured
mid scorched, bnked and burned,
for the gratification of lawless devils
who have invaded this country for
the past few years, all pcisons have
been informed. This is not the only
crime committed by them, but many
others, never chronicled, have in all
probability been committed, un
known to any others but their se
cret bands. But this last one capped
the climax, and was the straw which
broke the camel's back, and fired the
people to such a height of indigna
tion that they vowed eternal ven
geance, and to rid the country of
their niggardly presence soon, be
came a study, which at Inst has been
mastered, aud the fruits of their
labors accomplished. Private par
ties have been actively engaged in
tracing the matter, and gaining evi
dence by which the participants in
this crime, black aud damning as
hell itself, could be brought to jus
tice and dealt with according to the
severest penalties of the law. That
the law cannot deal with them strong
enough, is acknowledged by many,
but that it can lengthen its arm aud
grasp all is unquestioned. After
thoroughly working up the case,
Attorney-General Dilworlh, sent
word to litis city, that everything
was cocked and primed, and the
birds were to be had for their tak
ing, immediately a posse ot our
staunch and reliable citizens, an
swered the call, boarded the nine
o'clock oxpresson the Union Pacific
Railroad Saturday night, well arm
ed, and bound for the scene of action,
Plum Creek, where Olive and his
gang were garrisoned, and, as was
supposed, well lixed lor a hearty
and warm reception. This proved
to be only a supposition, as all the
parties captured were unarmed and
unaware, thinking their braggadocio
and bull-dozing, had completely
cowed and intimidated the people
and lhe would go on in the even
tenor of their way, unmolested and
uncared for. This, also, has proved
to be but a fable, and they u ho
once declared there "was not enough
men in the country to lake them,"
now stand as criminals, shackled by
the mighty arm of the law ami stern
justice, to await the "coming events
which always cast their shadows
One week ago yesterday, Law
rence L. Ketchum, brother of the
burned man, filed an information
against these parties, and Judge
Gasliu issued three warrants for
their arrest. From that time the
three brothers have been untii-in"
in their work, and the timely aid of
Attorney-General Dilworth, whose
life was also unsafe in that commu
nity, was a timely helper in their
capture. The General has been qui
etly working on the case for some
time, aud lias spared no pains to
take any evidence which would lead
to their capture and conviction.
The parties who went to Plum
Creek to effect the arrest, intended
starting yesterday (Sunday) morn
ing, but a dispatch irom theie in
formed them to come at once, as
Olive and his party intended mov
ing Sunday morning. Everything
was at once prepared, and the nec
essary precaution indulged in, and
when the time came for their de
parture on the errand of mercy for
the safety of the people, so quickly
was it done that few, if any of our
citizens, knew they had gone. They
landed at Plum Creek late at night
and at once started for a saloon
where they supposed Olive and his
men were holding rendezvous.
They were met on the way by a
gentleman of Plum Creek, who sent
them a roundabout way to a private
residence, where they were warmly
welcomed by a large squad of citi
zens, well armed, and ready for the
conflict. A consultation was held
which ended in establishing a way
to work to the best advantage. It
was then supposed they had taken
up their quarters at Olive's private
residence, and they at once tele
graphed to Kearney for more help,
which was answered by eight men
and sixteen needlo guns; these last
parties did not leave Kearney until
five o'clock Sunday morning, arriv
ing iu Plum Creek some timo after
the arrests had been made. After
sending this dispatch a picket was
sent out to skirmish, and soon re
ported that the men were "puttiug
up at the hotel kept by John Bald
win." A new course of action was
then agreed upon, and the parlies
started out for their prey.
Just at break of day they captured
John Baldwin, at his houe, while
he was building a fire. A tramp
was in the house, and to keep him
silent, he was also arrested, but
afterwards released, he having filled
Myron Brown was next told to
throw up his hands, and submit
himself to the commands of the offi
cer; was caught in the post office.
Barney Armstrong, who was
wounded in the foot at Loup City,
some time since, was next in order
at the post office, and when told to
throw up his hand-, drew up a re
volver, but soon lowered it. and had
one hand placed iu shackels, refus
ing the other, when J. K. Mowry
told Ketchum to handcuff him. lie
then saw the fallacy of resistance,
The leader of the gang, I. P. Olive,
was caught in the post office. lie
was hunting a doctor, aud had just
found one, and stepped into the
post office to inform him of his er
rand, when he looked down the cold
barrel of a needle gun. and was or
dered to surrender. When corner
ed, he was introduced to the boys,
as "these arc the two Ketchum
box s." He replied, "that's all right."
The Messrs. Ketchum then hand
cuffed him, and the better part of
tin" work was accomplished.
Fisher, Olive's hostler, was caught
on the street, aud came to hand
cuffs very readily.
The "Kid," as he is called, was
hauled in from the streets, and prop
erly cared for next.
Green was next captured while in
bed, just after day, being entirely
unprepared for unwelcome guests
at that time of day.
John Gatliu, a herder was arrest
ed at Elm Creek, as they were com
ing to this city.
A'ter they were arrested they
were chained together by pairs, as
I. P. Olive, the leader, and Win.
Green, the saloon keeper who lur
nished the whisk v to carrv with the
piisoucrs on their road to Custer
county, were chained together.
Then John Baldwin, the hotel
keeper who harbored these men,
and M ron Brown, one of Olive's
men, made a pair.
Fisher, Olive's hostler, traveled
side by side with Barney Armstrong
the boss herder of Olive's cattle.
Then came the "Kid," and John
Gatlin, each iu single file. Gatliu
was the last one to be arrested, and
was hustled off pretty lively, not
taking time to link them together.
All were then taken to the depot
at Plum Creek aud heavily guarded
until the arrival of the extra coining
east. As they were properly dispos
ed of, and ironed to prevent escape,
the citizens of Plum Creek congrat
ulated the captors, and some re
marked they would now throw
away their guns, as they had no
further ne ror them. The citizens
of this place rendered all the aid
within their power, and too much
praise cannot be given them for
their ready action in time of need.
Olive denied ever saying there
was not enough men iu the State to
take him, and said they must take
him for a terrible bold, bad man.
One of the men remarked to him
they thought he never said it, and
judging from the quiet manner in
which they were taken, not even a
shot being fired, wc should judge he
rather overestimated his power.
When starting from Plum Creek,
Olive asked that he bo protected
Irom mob violence, and be allowed
a fair and impartial trial, expressing
grave fears that something would
he done not in accordance with the
law. His fears proved groundless,
as a more peaceful, quiet aud law
abiding crowd was never before
congregated in a body. They were
safely lodged iu the court house to
await their preliminary examina
tion, which will be given, in ail
probability, to-daj. On leaving the
train in Kearney some of them
changed color. Mr. Olive becom
ing greatly agitated, while Green
turned deathly pale, and looked as
though he had passed through some
terrible siege of distress. He was
the only person in the entire party
that seemed to fully realize the en
ormity of the crime of which he was
accused as an accessor.
"We are reliably Informed that
proof can now be attained by which
the parties can be convicted, us a
great many know of tho working of
their plans, but feared the men who
were charged with the crime like
death, before their arrest. And,
uow that the burden of their fears
have been handed over to the law,
wc hope to hear a complete string
of evidence which will convict aud
rid the State of their lawless pres
ence. For a common, law abiding
people to be cursed by a set of des
peradoes, aud not allowed to pro
tect their own lives, is a disgrace to
any country, and to have them cared
for by the proper uuthorities.should
bo cause for rejoicing, aud the
dawning of a brighter era, when
homesteaders may be allowed to
make their homes iu a free land,
and live without the fear of being
murdered in cold blood, should
they incur the displeasure of these
men, can be hailed with joy.
The arrested parties are all hale,
stout men, and seem to have been
schooled to this especial work, their
countenances showing the lack of
feeling customary to men who are
schooled fora better purpose. Olive
is a man about five feet ten inches
high, black hair aud eyi-s, black
mustache and chin whiskers and
has a scared, hardened look which
bespeaks quarters for no man in
curring his displeasure. He does
not say a word as to whether he
knows anything of the late burning
or not, but keeps his own counsel,
iu regard to the matter, throughout.
A guard was placed in the court
house to prevent the attempt of any
parties from rescuing the prisoners,
some fears being expressed that the
cow boys would raid the towu and
release them. These fears are alto
gether groundless, for there was no
one left to communicate with the
cattle ranche on the Loup, and even
if there was, the time consumed iu
going there and returning to Kear
ney would necessarily require two
days' travel, allowing them only
ample time to get here some time
to-day, Monday. We do not expect
any violence from this quarter io
long as the prisoners are handled
by the law, but if mob law had
been resorted to we would say, be
on your guard, for blood calls for
blood, and already three victims
have been killed for grudge, or
spite, and 6hould the matter be
carried through on this score, every
man would need a body guard to
insure the safety of property and
The parties from Kearney who so
successfully succeeded iu the cap
ture of these men are named as
Lawrence L. Ketchum, Loran L.
Ketchum, Herbert Ketchum, J. K.
Mowry, B. F. Mowry, Shep
herd, aud Samuel Snow. The par
ties who assisted at Plum Creek, we
do not know, and could not learn
their names, but understand they
acted in unison with the crowd,
showing a willing disposition to do
all in their power to rid that country
of the worst set of men ever known
in a country. Xow that the pris
oners are sale, Lawrence Ketchum
and J. K. Mowry will start for Loup
City this (Monday) morning, to
meet a body there, who will accom
pany them to the ranche of I. P.
Olive to arrest parties there who
are supposed to know something of
the manner iu which these men
were condemned to die.
Three men fiom Clay county are
in hot pursuit of Gillan, and will in
all probability bring him to Kear
ney some time to-day. They are
named Wm. Young, Calvin Melvin
and Will Curring. Dufrend lit out
for Omaha Saturday morning, hav
ing smelled a mice, and thinking it
was getting rather hot for safety.
Telegrams were at once sent out,
and we hope he will be picked up
before he reaches some secretive
Hbode, and await his time to return
and pick off the men who have been
instrumental in bringing these par
ties to justice.
There is no fear of the escape of
any of the parties, as they have
been handcuffed and chained, and a
guard is kept sufficiently strong to
withstand any attack made upon
them and sentinels kept on the
watch to inform the people if any
trouble should occur. Whether they
will be detained in Kearney, or
elsewhere, we cannot say, but it is
altogether probable some disposi
tion will be made of them to secure
their safety from violence or the
interference of outside parties who
may be their friends.
At this writing, midnight, every
thing is quiet and serene, no stir
whatever, on the streets, and ail
nature seemingly wrapped in the
arms of morpheus, to abide the com
ing of the morning's sun, and bear
the doings of the time they slum
bered. The citizens are confident
no demonstrations will be made
toward violence, and the law will
he allowed to use its most stringent
terms. So mote it be; and we are
proud to think our citizens are not
so depraved as to totally disregard
the right, and use the means to pun
ish the prisoners, they themselves
used iu torturing their helpless vie-
tims. 7l earney Nonpareil, Jan. 6th
Girl .Should be Taulit Prnc
Not long siuco we were told of a !
young lady who, on graduating,
took the first honors as a brilliant
scientific aud chemical scholar. She
was preparing to teach, or intend
ing iu some way to turn her educa
tion to pecuniary profit. She was
supposed to be thorough iu chem
istry, but when required to give a
practical demonstration of this
knowledge, to put it to the test in
common every-day affairs, she was
as helpless as a child. She had at
her tongue's end the rules. The
nomenclature of chemistry was per
fectly familiar; but why such terms
were used, what they really signi
fied, were to her an unkowu tongue.
Unhappily this superficial education
is very common. What is now
needed is to be sure that our pri
mary teachers arc competent to
instruct our little girls iu a practic-
. , . . .
ui iiiiiuiiui in nit; m? i nut- princi
ples of domestic economy, aud that
mothers co-operate in this part of
l . .' .
their daughters' education, keeping
a sharp watch that the teacher is
earnest iu her instruction. If this
important part is made to go hand
iu hand with what is called the
" higher branches," young ladies'
schools aud colleges will be multi
plied, aud our daughters educated
near home where the mother can
watch over the health and practical
improvement of her girls. Every
thing marches on rapidly iu our
country, and if this union of prac
tical aud literary education is set iu
operation, it will spread all over
the land. Once secure such ser
viceable knowledge for our girls
and it will never die out. Then
the housekeepers and mothers fur
nished by the rising generation will
understand how abundant provision
and choice material may be wisely
used, not wasted through lack of
knowledgo and skill to prepare
them in tho most healthful and
agreeable manner; and through
them we may hope for that good
time coming, when our hotels, even
tho simplest, will be oases of de
lightful rest for weary, with tables
neatly furnished and amply sup
plied with tempting food to make
glad the heirt of the wanderer.
Mrs. II. W. lieechcr, in Christian
A Clever .llonlcey.
A French cook so trained a mon
key as to make him useful in pluck
ing his poultry and winged game
for the spit. The monkey was one
day following his occupation at the
open window of the back kitchen
and had just plucked one of a brace
of partridges, when a hawk pounced
iu and carried it off. Poor Pug was
in a sad fright, well knowing the
licking that awaited him. Never
despair, however, was his motto.
He plucked his courage up and the
remaining partridge, and laid the
bird in the wiudow. The hawk,
pleased with the feast, returned for
another titbit when Pug seized him,
and in spile of his scratching and
screeching, plucked him alive, and
laid him aud tho partridge before
the cook, and with a gesture strong
er than lauguage, seemed to say,
-It's all right; there's your brace of
birds, a fair exchange is no robbery."
Under the management of Col. L.
W. Tow ne, the Atchison & Nebras
ka railroad has become the most
popular line of road wcet of the
Missouri river, and has been brought
from a condition of absolute bank
ruptcy to a good financial standing.
Mr. Towne is a thoroughly practical
railroad man, having a knowledge
of all departments in the working
details, and like his two brothers
who hold similar positions on the
Central Pacific and Northern Pa
cific, not only have the good will of
the public, but the good will aud
esteem of their men to such an ex
tent that it is currently reported
all the employes of their roads in
stead of making oath in tho usual
form swear by "ihe old man," (the
superintendent.) By a generous,
assistance and liberal expenditure of
money. Mr. Towne has greatly in
creased the immigration to the beau
tiful and fertile country adjacent to
the line, and notwithstanding the
fact that the company had no laud
grant. The Ueio West.
Don't mouru over financial griev
ances. Bide your timo and real
sorrow will come.
A IV Ice ILlttlc Komaace,
About two years ago, says the
Alleutown (Penn.) Chronicle, Wal-
I lace Krouse and Solon Wanner.hnth
young men of Kut2tovPn Berks Co.r
;llsGrtfi(1 !.(k(.rlU(.IPllu in ih Afat-
rimonial Bazar, representing them
selves to be young men of consider-
I able means and ability, at the same
, mo illsinU(lllll? thttt tIlBV woul(1 bo
pleased to correspond with a few
young ladies. The next issue of the
paper brought an answer to Mr.
Krouse from a young lady of "Wis
consin, then in Philadelphia with
her father at the Centeunial Expo
sition. Mr. Krouso opened a cor
respondence at once. He is a sod
of Peter Krouse, at present residiug
at Kliucsville, Berks County, but
then n resident of Kutztowu, and is
described as a gentleman of fino
appearance, affable aud intelligent
aud a good musician. This corres
pondence continued fora time,wben
photographs were exchanged and
before long Mr. Krouc had made
arrangements to meet the lady at
her boarding place in Philadelphia.
I The time having arrived he prom
enaded by her house and recognized
his adored through the window.
The young lady wa soon at tho door
and, confronted by Mr. Kronse, Bho
exclaimed Wallace, fa that you?
Come iu and welcome." The hap-
,. . , , , , n
P.v pair were seated, and, after
conversation, repaired to an upper
room, where the young lady's father,
i r n,.r. T -n r it
-lr- Callup, was met. Before Mr.
Krouse left he asked the young lady
for her hand in mairiuge and was
accepted upon condition that the
father should agree, and no misrep
resentations be made. Mr. Krouse
left for home. Shortly afterwards
Mr. Callup and his daughter Lydia,
the young lady in question, visited
Kutztown on their way home via
Niagara Fall?, by request of Mr.
Krouse, to ee where he lived. Ar
rangements wero made, and in No
vember, 187G, Mr. Krouse left homo
to go to his future home in Mis
souri. L'pon hi arrival at Portage
City he was met by the father and
daughter at the depot, and at once
conveyed to their residence, whero
he stayed a few days, when they
were united in matrimony in the
presence of a large assemblage. No
one present had seen the groom be
fore he appeared iu the room with
the happy bride on his arm. Before
leaving, Mr. Krouse mailed a num
ber of finely engraved invitation1) to
his many friends and relatives at
home. Many costly presents were
made after the ceremony had been
performed. The couple now lire at
Berlin, Missouri. They opened a
general music store at once and are
rVot ko TlioulitIe, A liter nil.
A lady was walking quietly along
a city street, not long ago. when the
door of a house flew open and a boy
shot out with a whoop like a wild
Indian. Once on the pavement, he
danced a sort of double shuffle all
around the curb stone, and then
raced dowu the street in great haste,
for it was evident by the books
under his arm he was going to
The lady was thinking what
thoughtless noisy creatures healthy
boys always are, when just a few
yards before her she saw something
yellow lyiug on the stone9. Coming
nearer she fancied it was a piuo
shaving, aud looked after the boy
again. She saw him suddenly stop
short in a crowd of people at a cross
ing, and come back as fast as he had
gone, so that jugt before she had
reached the shaving, ho did, and
picked it up, uot a shaving at ail,
but a long, shiny banana-skin.
Flinging it into a refuse barrel, he
only waited long enough to say,
" Somebody might have slipped oil
it," and off again.
It was a little thing to do, but that
one glance of the boy's clear, gray
eyes, and his simple, earnest sen
tence, made- the lady's heart very
warm toward the noisy fellow, he
had not slipped hiuiavlf, he was- far
past the danger, aud when one is iu
a hurry, it is a great bother to go
twice over Ihe same ground, but
the"fcomebody " might slip, 'tnd so,
for the sake of thi-j unknown "some
body," the hurrying boy came back,
it may be saved the life and limb
of a feeble old man or tender little
child. He might have said, "I can't
wait to go back, it's none of my
busities8," but he made it some of
The chart of life is dotted all over
with dark spots as inaiks where
young ipen have gone dowu by
going in debt without the means or
probability of paying. He forfeits '
his word iu promises, then he loses
his pride of character, aud sinks a 1
that was noble and good in his life.
Don't buy a coach to prease your
wife. Butter make her a little sulky.
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