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    k THE OMAHA BEE
5
MONDAY , AUG. 24 , 1S74.
OFFICIAL PAPEH OF THE CUT.
THE OMAHA DAILT BEE
I served to suVcnbcrs by carrier , to any
evening , ( bunaays excepted -
panel the city , every
cepted , ) it hlun cents ir week , or S3. < 5 lor
ix months , and S7.00 per anuum , when paid
jj advance.
All complaints about irregularities , addressed
this office will receive prompt attention.
Tax OUAIIA DAIIT BKK will be mailed to
anbstribers at the following rates , nyable Inva
riably in advance :
ST.UOperaoJum.
S.75 " 6 .ontks.
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE has by Jar the
LARGEST drculatlon In the city , end is ,
terefore , the beat &ud cheapest advertising
medium.
RATKS or ADVERTISING. Local notices , 25
cents per line : load advertisements , 20
cecttper Uno ; by the mouth , 10 cents. No
advertisement Inserted lor less thin 50 cents.
Special notices , 10 cents per line ; tingle inser
tion , not lees than 25 cents.
Transient abiTti > ements must Invariably be
paid for in advance.
Bates tor standing advertisements by spec ! * !
contract.
All Legal Notices , Statements , Tabular
Work , etc. , requiring carelul revision by copy
or proof to be furnished , must be banded In
before ten o'clock A. M. to Insure insertion the
same day.
/-pools ! and Local advertisements before two
o'c.o-1 . M. . . .
Advertisements ielore one o'clock P. Jt
All advertisements for the WEEKLY BEE
must bo handed in before Monday noon , for the
tame week's Isrue.
illltlVAL AM ) DEPAIllUilE OF
TfiAIXS.
Time Ca/d of the BurllnRton Route
X.KAVE OMAHA. ABB : VE AT OMAHA.
Express. .2.50 P. W. Express -9-.S5 A. M.
Mali' . . 5:00 A. M. | Mail . . . . . . .10.45 P. M.
* Sundaysecepted. ilondays cxcepted.
This Is the only line running Pullman Hotel.
Dininzcars. _
p. W. HITCHCOCK , HABRYP DEUEL ,
Gep'l. Wes. ! ' > . Agt. Ticket Agent.
Chicago , 111. Omaha , Neb.
Union Pacific.
T r ARSIYX *
3.00 P. M.
_ . . . , Express
„ 10:00 P. M.
Dally Mixed G : P.M.
Daily Oilly Freight. Freight . . 6:15 : A. K. 3:30 : A. 21
& . Pacflc.
Cblcvgo , Kock IMnnil
530A.M. 10:40 P. M.
Mail
. .xnrete . . . . . . . . . -.2:50P.M. tlOCOA.M.
Sundays exceptod. tMondaya cxcepted.
Chicago & Nortliive t rn.
Mall * * * : " 10:40 r.M.
Kansas City , St. Jo. & Council Bluffs !
Womlnft Express. . . 5:50 A. M. 10:00 A. M.
IvcnlnB ExprcBB. . .2:50 P. M. C:40 P.M.
Omalia ic Northwestern and SIoUX
Cltr Oc. Pacltlc.
llall Express 8:15 A.M. 2:15P.M.
Dally except Sundays.
Omnibuses and Baggage Wagons leave the
fflce , comer Farnham and Ninth etreets , nT-
czn mlnatee In advance of the above Hailroaa
me
Opening1 and Closing of Malls in
Omaha.
Chicago knd all Eastern cities , Nebraska
Clty.-Plattieroutb , Council Bluflsand Burling
ton , due - at 10:30 a. M.du&cs at 4.30 a. m. and
I ix in.
61. Louis and St , Joseph , due at 10.00 a. m
and 7 p. m. ; dases at 1:45 p. m. and 4.30 a. m.
Office open Sundays Irom 12 to 1 p. m.
ft E. YOST. Postmaster.
Republican County Convention.
A Republican County Convention for Doug
las county will bo held at the Court House in
the city of Omaha , on Saturday , the 28th day
of August , A. I ) . , 1874. . at 2 o'clock , p. in. , for
the purpose of electing 23 delegates to the
Republican State Convention , to be held at
Lincoln on the 2tl day of September , 1674.
Each w rd in the city of Omaha will be en
titled to 7 delegates , and each precinct outside
of said city to 8 delegates to said convention
Primary elections , for the purp < so of choos
ing such delegntes , are hereby called for Satur
day , the 22d day ol August , the polls to bs
oil n in the city of Omaha from 4 to 7 p m. ,
and in the other precincts from 0 to 8 o'clock ,
f o'n < > bat well Vnown republican voters will
be allowed to vote at said primary elections ,
and in the city of Omaha no person will be
allowed to vote unless duly registered or Iden
tified to the satisfaction of the Judges of elec
tion as beine a properly qualified voter of the
ward , where his ballot ii ollurcd.
TJjfl folo ing are designated s the places
where such primary elections will bo held :
1st Ward At Turner Hall.
2nd Ward At Engine HouVc ,
3d Ward At Engine HOUMX
4th Ward At City Engiuecr's office.
6th Ward At Ed. Dallows1 , on Chicago St.
6th Ward U Engine ousc.
I'nlon Precinct At Knight's School House.
J'lorcnce Precinct Florence School House.
Valley Precinct At Judge Uanej's residence
Chicago Precinct At ElLhorn bution School
MetVrdlo Precinct At McAardlo School
HSi orn Precinct At Elkhorn City School
Itouglaa Preclnct-.At Joel T. Griffin's r
ewcst Omaha Prccinct-At O. Selden's res-
Saratoga Precinct At Saratoga School House
By order of the Douglas County Republican
Committee.
CUAUNCEY WILTSE ,
Chairman.
JOHN SI. THUESTON ,
iccretarr.
TO ADTKUT1WFKS ' 1 ne
LA'IIOIV Of lieDAILT BKK in more
than doable tnnt of any oilier dally
paperpnblUIied in Xebraska.
THE first FKESH BALTIMORE
OYSTERS of the season were re
ceived at PEYCKE'S RESTAUR
ANT to-day. feb24-tf
OMAHA BREVITIES.
Sandy , "tlie notorious , " was in
town Saturday.
TheConncil committee on police
arc making arrangements to inves
tigate policeman Torter.
Attention is called to the ad B
vertisement of the International B
circus , menagerie , etc. , in another
column.
tl
The complaint made by Jim
Stephenson against Dr. Leippert ,
for. fast driving , has been withdrawn inTo
drawn at the Police Court. inM
j. T. Dunn and "William Burt M
were before the Police Court Satur- ToM
ilayfor drunkenness. The formerwas ToBi
fined Sl.OO and the latter was discharged Bide
do
charged
The Union Pacific railroad company JuM
Jumi
pany has begun suit in in the Uni mi
ted Stales Courts to restrain the miFr
counties through which the road Sa
from the collection of taxes for
run ? , Pi
the year 1S73. Pine
The Miles and Occidentals play noDC
ed a game of base ball Friday afternoon Jo
resulting In favor of the
ternoon ,
latter by a score of 17 to 16. The
claim a tie of 16 to
however
Miles , ,
of opinion on
10. The difference tai
this variation caused considerable
bailers Friday
fetlliff among the huso
day evening.
crBen } > a colored porter on the th (
"Boston " which runs coi
Pullman car ,
bctwc-en this city and Chicago , was grc
eliotinthe arm while making up hib
bunks Thursday morn- rec
of the
one before the train reached hai
in.r just
had been left pla
ChTcaga. The pistol
by one of the ,
under the pillow
passenger3-
Uncle John Stanton says thai
thehoo-doo over the Beecher-Tiltor
nest-hiding nastiuess , is a big fua
over a little thing.
A son of Dr. Fish , of Flint
Michigan , while on his \roy honu
from California , died Fridaj
near Sidney , of consumption. TThi
deceased was accompanied by his
brother , and his remains \rore en
coffined last eveiJng by Gish , anc
sent east to-day.
The County Commissioners had
a rare treat Saturday , at theii
session at County Clerk Reed'a of
fice , in the shape of a huge water
melon , grown on the poor farm ,
and brought in by Mr. Rogers , th <
superintendent. The poor farm is
in a flourishing condition this year ,
and the crops are in a splendid condi
tion ; there will be about 800 bush
els of wheat , and about 2000 bushels
of corn. At present there are eighty
head of hogs , seven cows , and thret
horses on the farm , which is well
supplied with agricultural imple
ments , such-as reapers , mowers , &c ,
The crops will more than pay fh <
expenses this year , which is a verj
satisfactory condition of affairs.
"rational.
Mr. Jean Suhons , clerk to Genera ]
Ruggles , is very ill.
Hon. J. M. Thayer is registered
at the Metropolitan.
Hon. Guy C. Barton , of North
Platte , is at the Grand Central.
Max Meyer left for New York
Sunday , to be absent aboui
a month on business.
Charlie Merhle , a jolly commer
cial traveler from St. Louis , is ai
the Metropolitan.
C. B. Havens , division agent ol
the Union Pacific , came in from
the west last evening.
Warden William Woodhurst , ol
the State Penitentiary , is registered
at the Metropolitan Hotel.
Samuel Aughey , wife and child ,
of Lincoln , are registered at the
Metropolitan ,
W. E. Parsons and wife , of Japan ,
having in charge e couple of Japan
ese princes , Makino and Okubo , are
at the Grand Central Hotel.
General Ord , commanding the
department of the Platte , left Sat
urday for thej/jup , accompanied
by Major Brown.
Moritz Meyer , representing the
[ jouscof Max Meyer & Co. , returned
Friday night from an extended
Lrlp through the southern and west-
jrn parts of the State.
Billy Hurlburt , formerly of Oma-
! ia , is in the city on a brief visit to
lis many friends. He is the East-
; rn traveling agent of the Chicago ,
Burlington and Quincy railroad ,
vlth headquarters at Chicago.
Mr. J. T. Gttark , the Bupprinten-
lent of the mountain division of
he Union Pacific railway , arrived
n town from the West Friday
le is stopping at the Grand Cen-
ral.
ral.Dr.
Dr. Charley Aughinbaugh , the
rell known traveling representative
f the extensive canned fruit house
f F. A. Waidner & Co. , Chicago ,
3 at the Metropolitan.
Robert C. Haj'e , better known as
Bob , " arrived in the city Satur-
ay evening from Chicago , where ho
as been jerking lightning or the
Veetern Union telegraph company
> r the Jaat eight 01 nine months ,
tob will remain in town a few days.
Gen. Marcy , inspector general of
ie army , and Gen. Whipple , adju-
mt general to General Sherman ,
rrived from the East Friday night
lid stopped at the Grand Central ,
hey left for Fort Bridger Sat-
rday morning.
Hon. James F..Wilson , Fairfield ,
wa ; Hon. F. W. Bruner , of
, restfield , Conn. ; Hon. John A.
ibbets , of New London , Conn. ,
id Hon. J. H. Millard , of Omaha ,
Qvernment Directors of the U. P.
ilroad , returned from the West
iday evening.
The following are the arrivals at
e Metropolitan Hotel :
Aug Weiss , Consul , German Em-
e ; Richard D'Ouch , St Louis ; S
itter , Chicago ; E J Rae , St Louis ;
th Mabry , Texas ; E C Pierce ,
air ; J D Moore , Grand Island ;
m A Witte , East St Louis ; Jos
ich , do ; Chas T Meredith , Ky ; J
Murphy , Lincoln ; M V Wilson ,
lir ; D W C.ise , do ; A Stilwell ,
; W L Mason , do ; Mrs Cartelle
J 2 children , Chicago ; A J Camp-
1 , Wilkesbarre , Pa ; E A Walkup ,
icago ; Sam S Cool , Davenport ;
ss Lizzie Chambers , Dakoto City ,
b ; W P Gray , Minneapolis ; A S
iley , Chicago ; Hank Skinner ,
> oklyn ; M S Murphy , Louisville.
lie following are the arrivals at
t !
Wyoming.
a
ho S McCool , Laramie , Wyorn- ci
cia
; J Britloy. Cleveland , O ; Albert a :
Camp , do ; J Looinas , St Louis , C !
; Wm H Boyer , Cedar Rapids , S (
J K McCord , .C W W Railroad ; h
hai
s Robbins , San Francisco ; L ai
aial
iwning , Davenport , Harry E Lee , al
RWDouglass , do ; AH Cramer , alfo aln <
iata , Neb ; J Manning , City ; H foC
ler , Kansas City ; Jas Fitzsim- C (
is , Philadelphia , Pa ; L Shed ,
mout , Neb ; H Somborgen ,
nders Co , Neb ; Miss Phorp ,
sburgh , Pa ; J H Baldwin , HH- cc
; H R Royston , Chicago ; O E ccOl
ns , do ; Jas Warren , Cadix , O ; OlVI
n Moore do Cll
CllSi
S-i
WANTED.
'
' Res- cu
second cook at Peycke's -
ant. Good wages will bo i. _ . _ . fn
ig ID tf.
CO
PATE FAIR , The managers of au
State Fair will offer for rent ,
mencing Monday , August 24th ,
nds for refreshment stands , ex- se <
tions , etc. Applications will be
ived at the office of M. Dun- "
, 253 Farnham street , where do
s of the ground can be seen.
J. T. ALLAN , Seo'y 101
g21t2 Board of Managers. ap ;
ARSON.
Two Hen Arrested on this Charge ,
On the 12th of July a building , on
Tenth street , near the bridge , was
destroyed by fire. Itwas occupied
by Conrad Meier , who had his furniture -
nituro and other articles insured for
$1,250 in the Germauia Insurance
Company of Freeport , Illinois. It
was discovered some time after the
fire , that the articles insured
were not worth more than
$50. This caused an" investigation
into the matter , and an agentof the
company arrived here a few days
ago for that purpose. The result
of his labors and those of others
warranted the suspicion that the
building had been set on fire. A
warrant of arrest was accordingly
made out for Meier , and also one
for Charles Landsberry , who is
charged with being an accessory to
the crime. Conslable James Ne-
ligh Saturday arrested Meier ,
and constable Simpson captured
Landsberry. The two prisoners
were brought before Judge Porter ,
who bound them over in the sum
of $2,000 each for their appearance
at the next term of the District
Court. Landsberry procured his
bonds , and Meier is endeavoring to
do the same.
Eeal Estate Sales.
For the wee } : ending , August 21,1874.
A Burley , Sheriff , to L Bertschy ,
Sr. , lot 7 in Gise's Add § 235.
A F & W R Seevers to Gee Frost ,
nw qr 1 , 15 , 10.
H Feckenscher to John A McClure -
Clure , one acre in nw nw 8 , 15 , 13
Nicholas Mori cz to John M. Mor
itz , lot 2 block 108 , Omaha 5100.
John A Morrow to Milton Rogers
76 feet by 22 rods in n e s w 22 , 15 ,
13 $3,000.
Gee T Crandell to W J Connell ,
2 acres in s e s e 21 , 15 , 13 $400.
John A McClure to Fred L Keid ,
1 acre in nw nw 8 , 15 , 13 $125.
A J Simpson to Charles Kaiser ,
10 acres near lake in 35 , 1C , 13 $450.
A Burley. sheriff to W J Connell ,
31.69 acres in se 24 , 15 , 12 , and 3.15
acres jr SW J9 , J5. , 13 $935. .
S M Corri to William White ,
west 33 feet , lot 6 block 8 $ SOd.
Jesse Williams to James H Bald
win , lot 4 block 224 , Omaha350. .
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.
SATURDAY , August 22,1674.
The Board met pursuant to ad
journment. Present , Commission
ers McArdle , Knight , and Redfield.
Minutes of last meeting were
read and approved.
On motion , Philip Mehrllng was
appointed constable for Omaha pre
cinct No. 5 , to fill vacancy.
George SmithCommlssioner , sub
mitted a report showing that he had
located a road from Sarpy county
line at the quarter corner on south
side flf section 12 , township 14 ,
range 11 , fo the town pf Millard.
' '
J. C. Cowiu was selecte'd as'ooun-
3el to defend the suits recently com
menced in the United States court
3v the First National Bank and the
Jmaha National Bank against the
: ounty of Douglas and _ . , C. Alt-
laus/treasurer.
C. W. Edgerton made a com =
iJuint under oath against John
Davis , justice of the peace , for of-
icial misdemeanors.
Saturday , the 29th inst. , at 2
f'pjock p. m. , was fixed as the time
or hearing Bold raattpr " ,
The folio wing "accounts wprp air
owed ;
3 Wood , services as dept
treas to Aug 7 JIOQ 00
j B Reed , services clerk to
Aug 7 100 00
S C McShano , balance for
pojlecting fees 53 64
f PHanlon , fees in criminal
cases C4 30
H McArdle , services as coin 49 4Q
J P Knight , " " 49 00
B Redtield , " " 44 80
( malm Republican , blanks , 7iJ 00
) Warriii , tax 1871 overpaid , 28 90
rArmstrongfeesasclerk&c 25994
! Drske , coroner's jurors fees
assigned 16 00
W Majors , constable fees. . . 3 85
V R Bartlett. tales jurors
fees assigned. . , . . , . , , . . . . . . . , . . , 400
; Reed & Co. , tales jurors
fees assigned 400
W Lytle , witness fees as
signed 2 00
Reed & Co , 1 unmounted
map , . . , . . . , , . , . „ . , , 3 00
AHorbach , 1 barrel lime. . . . 2 25
! Dohle , 1 pair shoes for pris
oner. i 50
H MoArdle 29 bush corn. . . . 15 95
B Redfield cash expended
for poor. , . . . , 10 70
Hellnian & Co. clothing for
paupers , G 05
H Latey rent of house . 600
rR Turner , bridge built by
M Roger . 360 00
Stenglein hauling lumber ,
etc . G 00
Adjourned . to Saturday ' Aucust
i | inw j
, -
LEWIS B. REEP ,
City Clerk.
w
"Knncinsm Hon. Para tus. " . ,
* is P. H. Allen always ready Al
furnish every household in the
y with the finest , choicest , and
sliest Staple and Fancy Groceries
it are to be found in the market ;
J at such prices that no grocer K
i compete with him , for dealing
he does , exclusively for fo
h , both in buying and
ling. He offers such bargains to
patrons as would be ruinous to
r one who should attempt to sell
! iis figures and do a credit busi-
s. Call and examine his stock ;
in the grocery line it is par ex-
! ence. aug21-2t
csl
FOU SALE OR RENT , ce ;
'wo story brick dwelling hoflse. Tr
talnlng nine rooms , in first-rate ne
er , havlne been recently reno- , CJ <
ed. The house was formerly oo- sir
ied by P. Her and family. Rent ,
per month. Good cisterns and
1. The house and premises oc-
ya full city lot unincumbered ,
n Harney street to the alley.
11 sell for $9,000. Apply at nw
icr Ninth and Harney streets'
13-tf MRS. JESSE LOWE.
McKelligon-s card on
ind page. june2-tf
Jj
YEECQ , cleaning and repairing
3 la the neatest manner , at the C
STEAM DYE WORKS ,
St.let. Famham and Douglas *
iStf.
THE IOWA TRAIN ROBBERY ,
Confession of the Leader of the
Gang Who Did the Deed.
The train robbery on the Chicago ,
Bock Island and Pacific railway
last year , It will be remembered ,
created a great sensation not onlj
in this city , but throughout thf
whole country. The following , from
the Kansas City Times , will be oJ
deep interest to the many readers 01
the BEE :
SHERMAN , Tex. , Aug. 16 , ' 74. ' '
As I am the man who killed
James H. Reed , the Austin and San
Antonia stage robber , on the IGtL
Inst. , in Lamar county , Texas , I fee ]
it my duty , as Reed'a dying confes
sion was made to me , to send a few
lines to Missouri for publication , to
let the public know that McCoy and
the James and Younger brothers
have been persecuted in Missouri.
Reed made a confession , and I be
lieve he spoke the truth , for I can
not believe that one so bravo as
Reed was , would speak anything
but the truth , when ae was positive
that he had only a few moments to
live.
live.He
He would not implicate any one
but himself. Hesaid he had robbed
stages in Nevada , California , Oregon
gen , and Arizona , and that he was
the leader of the Iowa train robbery ,
the leader at Ste. Genevieve and at
Gad's Hill ; but he declared to the
last that McCoy , and the James and
Younger brothers had no hand in
these robberies.
He said he was the man who ? hot
young Rozier at Ste. Genevieve ,
Mo.
Mo.I
I had been pursuing Reed for sev
eral weeks on the charge ofrobbiug
the Austin stage end I ctme upon
him at noon when he stopped for
dinner , in Lamar county , Texas , 15
miles northwest of Paris : Reed re
sisted and I was forced to shoot him.
He lived two hours after being shot.
He was very brave and deserved a
better cause than the life he has led
since the war. During the war he
served In Shelby's "Iron Brigade , "
and no better soldier ever lived.
Reed said that lie had never
robbed a poor man , and that he
was not afraid to die. He had
$1,000 in gold on his person when
he was killed. He said that he
had $20.000 in gold buried , but re
fused to tell where it was.
Reed was 30 years old , and 5 feet
JO inphes high , light hair and
whiskers , fair complexion , bli/fe
eyes , Roman nose " , high forehead ;
weight 135 pound ; had a very small
white hand and was very intelli
gent. Respectfully.
JOHN T. MORRIS ,
Deputy Sheriff of Collln Co. , Texas.
LADLES' BAZAR.
The ladies of Omaha are hereby
notified that I have moved my
joods , temporarily , to my residence
jc 439 Twelfth strppt , where thpy
( rill be bold very low until the com'-
[ jlctjon of Odd Fejlows' Hall , when
[ will re-open the Ladles' Bazar In
laid building with a full stock o
ihoice new goods ,
MRS. L. M , JOHNSON ,
aug22 Steod.
AUCTION.
Don't forget that great sale of
tousehold goods of Mr. I * . M , An :
Iresen's , Tuesday , August 25th ,
874 , at 9:30 o'clock a. m. , No. 275
Toward street , between 15th and
6th streets. The largest auction
> f the season.
0. WILSON
aug22t2 Auctioneers.
FOR SALE CHEAP.
One Full Cabinet Wheeler and
yilsqji Sewirg Machjne , with aU
i.e latest Improvpments. Jtisnew
as never been run. Inquire at the
IE.P pffipp. a"gl"-tf
BROWNELL HALL
ill re-openon Tuesday the 1st of
eptember. For catalogues apply to
Mrs. P. C. HALL ,
augjg-tospptt Prinplpal.
notice a party advertising
[ owe Machines C. 0. D , for $50.00.
fe have reliable information that
lose machines are not new AND
AVE BEEN USED. We have a
imber of machines that have been
ed , ancj we are prepare tq sel )
em at GREATLY reduced prices ,
id will WARRANT all we sell.
THE HottK MACHINE Co.
iglOeod.lQt ; 48013th Street.
DR. POWELL , office 215 , Farn
, m street. tune23-tf
SEO. fl. PETERSON , tne pioneer
far manufacturer , keeps con-
in tly on hand the very best
inds of cigars , and also T one
ck , Fruits and Flowers , and
lurham" Smoking Tobacco.
. ' Douglas street.
nay6eodlv
TYPE FOR SALE I
. Font of Bourgeois Type , of
ich th's ia a sample , weighing 600
, This type has been iu use on
D.tily BEE less than one year ,
1 is nearly as good aa new.
'or terms &c. , address
E. ROSEWATER ,
a f. Publisher of the Bee. A
I
2 OREAM ! ICE CREAM !
[ . L. LATEY'S is the place to go
tin's very necessary commodity.
ndian Curiosi.Iis at No. 170
nham street , corner llth street ,
lay 7-tf.
teVI
Annual Council. VIha
lie Annual Council of the Prot- haU
U ,
nt Episcopal church of the Dio-
of Nebraska , will to held in
lity Cathedral , Omaha , on Wed-
lay , the 26th day of August. Cui
gyman and Lay Delegates de- it
ig hospitality are requested to
rt on arrival at Trinity R.ectory.
ALEX. C- GARRETT , Dean
L'braska papers please copy.
ig20-t3 Ho.
Ho.V
fori
1TDLE SOTTSE. tun
9/A , let. Famham and Barney Strtett ,
-Sbeen entirely renitted and refurnished , B/ /
C , V , & S , I HARRYIAN ,
ly. Proprietors.
alifornia House. Brie
ntlTZ HAFBEE , Prop'r JAC
170 Douglas Street , cornv lltb , 0 itol
ska , Board by th 4y qr Teek. . - ,
I Jl Ti PClQ
Mysteriously Missing A Young Gil
Leaves her Home at Midnight
under Suspicious Circum
stances.
( From the Council BluQs Globe )
"What is this country coming to , '
is a question that is just now seri
ously agitating the Globe , and , ii
common with it , hundreds of goo <
people in this part of Iowa. Occa
slonally are we tempted to concludi
that further missionary effort on ou
part would be worse than useless
buta thought of what the conditior
of affairs on "the slope" would in
evitably be were it not for our evan
gelizing influence , deters us froir
becoming "weary iu well doing. "
The last case illustrative of thi
natural cussedness of human na
hire that has come to our notice ii
of a rather mysterious character
and occurred in the family of Jas
Peat , superintendent of the Grange
warehouse at Creston. Mr. Peat's
residence , however , the reader musi
understand , is within the limits o :
Adait county , where the family is
greatly respected by all acquaintec
therewith. A night or two ago i
daughter who slept in an uppei
room , disappeared froto her apartment -
ment In the morning it was found
that a ladder had been used at a
window of the room , and two men
in stocking feet were tracked
from the house to the
prairie. The girl's track
not being seen it is thought she had
been chloroformed. On the same
morning a man and a young
woman boarded the train at Creston
and went toward St. Joseph , who
are thought to have been the par
ties. Mr. Peat started in pursuit ,
declaring that he would capture the
man or perish in the attempt He
says if his daughter went voluntari
ly he will let her go ; if not , her ab
ductor shall die.
The girl is but seventeen years
old. Last winter an eM r daughter
of Mr. Peat voluntarily eloped with
the same peroon suspected of this
last adventure. Mr. Peat at that
tin.e captured the parties and
brought his daughter home , beading
her to Minnesota directlyaftetward.
It is qui'.e likely this may be another
voluntary elopement , but this , of
coqrse is "mere conjcture. The name
of the adventurer Is not given in
the Afton News , from which we
glean the above narticulars.
255 Harney street , between H'h ' and 15th.
Carriage and Wagon Making
In all It Branches , In the latest and moat
approred pattern.
HORSE SHOEING AND BLACKSMITH1NO
* id repairing done on short notice.
QTJAILEY'S
P. Soap Factory !
Situated on the line of ( he Union Pacific
J2ilr.oart , near lj > e pq"4er houie. Jfanufac-
urea firsticlass soap for home consumption
NEW.SALOOX-
IIENRY. the popular Saloon keeper , has re
fitted up the basement of old Herald building ,
xjr. 13th and Douglas Sts. , where , in connec
tion with ltl bar he sets out n Lunch ever ?
norning and UHAND LUNCH EVERY SAT-
UBDAY. Giro him a call. nlidtt
Wood ! Wood ! Wood !
Immense
ATS. 1' . BIUO S' AKl ) , CORNER OF
t14th and Chi ago Streets. Good Hard
VoodST 00 ; Soft 85 00. Stove Wood to suit
ny number oAtove Terr cheap. aplStf
C3rr-o , t
loroer of Comingi and Twentytsecond streets
The finest lager beer con-
itantly on hand ,
Ie25-6m CHAS. WEYMULLER , Prop
100,000 FOREST
ilCH FABMINO LAND IH SEBBASKX.I !
> 00 Hanscom Place Lots !
ITOUSES AND IX > TS in toe city of Omaha ,
ZL forsalecheanand on cowl terms.
UO GS it unui.
Real estate broLers.offlce over Mackey's store ,
i Dodge kt. opposite LOW pnstofficeap30m2
Established 1858.
O * .
ARRIAGE MANUFACTORY
538 & 640 Fourteenth Street ,
ffice up stain. ) Omaha , Nebraska. Carriages
d Buggies on hand or made to order.
S. B. Particular attention paid to Repair
I- _ _ pr28-tl
Lgents Wanted !
Tecan show active men how to make money
selling the btst household articles , Magic
edle Threaders , Carbonized Steel Glass Cut-
, Carbonized Steel Knife Sharpener , Marie
iur Shifter , &e.
CHICAGO NOVELTY CO , ,
H , CANDR1AN ,
Manager ,
OFFICE 519 THIRTEENTH ST. ,
' 8dtf OMAHA , NEB.
c. j. KABBAIH
GKEBE' & KAKBACH ,
i st. between Farnliim * and arney li
OMAHA , - - NEB.
MANCFACTUBEB OF
irmg'and Farm Wagons ,
BUGGIES AND CARBI 1GES.
Dealers in and manufacturers of
RICCLTUBAL IMPLEMENTS !
LRTICULAR T"ENTION PAID TO
IIORSK S1IOKING.
B"Repairlng of wagon and blacksmlthlng
ttptlv done at reasonable orices
TREITSCHKE & CO
, , ab
th ;
R O C B S onj j
nd General Provision Dealers ,
B. V. GOT. Jackson and 13th Els. ,
i a superior stoct of Groceries , Provisions ,
; s , Liquors and Cigars , aud sell cheaper
any other house iu Omaha. jy3 3m
P.R.R , MEAT MARKET ,
Sth street bet California and Webster.
E KEEP ON HAND THE BEST
supply of FRESII AJ.D SALTED
TS. Also a large stock of Fine Sugar
1 llama and Breakfast Bacon , at the low-
tes. WJI. AUST 4 KNUTII ,
iaTl4-ly Proprietors.
3DWARD KUEHL. Op ]
1ISTEB. OF THE DEPAKTKD.
* *
:9810th St. , between Farnham & Harney.
U by the aid of nardUn ipirit ? , obtain
y one a Tiev of tuc put , present and f u-
No fen chxrged In cases of sickness.
RGAINS ! BARGAINS ! ! s
, O. SX.ATTEB ,
Dealer in Staple and Fancy
rroceries. T
. PI"
pile
Store , B. E. Cor. 16ft & Chicago Eti. , dell emp
riLL REMOVE SEPTEMBR 1st , to wan
US' New Brick Block , cor. , 15th and Cap- Imp
renue. to t
ial Bargains are now offered in groceries Icke
remoTal. ingtOdtf. telej
SPECIAIi NOTICES.
NOTICE.-AdTertisements of To Let , Foi
Sale , Lort , Wants , Found , Boarding , Ac. , will
be Inserted In these columns once for TEN
CENTS per line ; each subsequent insertion.
FIVECfeFJS per line. The4 first Insertion
never lessthaa TWENTV-FIVE CENTS
ri OCSE3 TO RENT-In tne central portion ol
Al the city. Enquire ol ALF. D. JONEa ,
S. E. Cor. Douglas and 15th Sts. aug-J2dtf
SEALED PROPOSALS for digging and com-
pleting a well ( at my residence > . W. Cor
ner of 13th and Pacific fatreets. ) will be received
until 25th of August , at C o'clock P. M. I re
serve the right to reject any or all propositions.
ang22da L. DUUOAN.
A boy to work In a store
WAttTEU
B. D. JONES. 270 Farnham st. auglldU
WANTED A girl to do general house work.
Apply at 261 Farnham St. altWbt *
FOR SALE 500 acres ot land two miles from
Wisner , on the O. N.V. . R. R. , in Cuining
to. , Nebraska , at S2.60 peracrein cash , or half
down and balance in cue year at ten per tent.
Apply at "Great Western Land Agency , " 130
and 13.2 Farnham Street , Omaha. auglTdtf
rpO I ENT-A fine suite of front rooms suita-
_ L ble lor gentleman and wife. Apply at 277
luveuport fat , between 15th and loth. auglSdtf
FTUIE NICEST and btst hou e In town fur
_ l _ rent , faouth East corner of 17th and Chica
go Streets. 9 Rooms , besides clothes presses ,
cummer kitchen and bath room. Gas hxtures
good well , cistern , and ceUar.and all other con
veniences. p. BICKfvELL
augl3Jtf No. 230 Capitol Ave.
FOR RENT House N. E. Cor Dodge and
15th S roeU. CHAS. H. ISAACS ,
222 Farnham St.
TO THE PUBLIC-Tho undersigned has
purchased and put upon the streets as
pub Ic conveyances some ot the finest carriages
ever manufactured in this country. They will
be ru. . to aud from the depots , hotels and pri
vate residetced. AH orders left atthe Metropol
itan U tel , o at tha stable , near S. E. cor. ci
Eleventh st. and Capitol uve , will be promptly
Httended to. A share of the public patronage
U respectfully solicited.
auglldu WM. E .BULL.
TjTOR RENT Brick S to. o corner Chicago and
J } Sixteenth streets aha best loci lion In tha
city , having been occupied for the last saven
years as a grocery.
augTdtf S. WRIGHT.
MUair Mrs. \ . Polack , for muny years a
succes ful teacher of music 1 the best
Female Institutes of Kentucny , will receive- pu
pils in that branch at herreeliencp,253 Howard
bt. Will commence teaching , icpt. augTdtf
MONEY TO LOAN On approved personil
security , also City and County Warrants
bought and solJ. Inquire at Law Office of T.
W. J. . Richards , No. 49J 13th St. , Omaha.
AugGdtf
\T7ANTED A girl to do general house-work
VV at house on west siua of 18 , bet Jones
and Leavenworth. aueSdtf
WANTED A girl to do general housework.
Inquire at 404 Burt St. , bet. 20 and 21.
augSdtf
TORE TO RENT 198 Douglas street. Inquire -
\ quire of WEBBER 4 BE1IM.
ulvUf
ANTED Day boarders , at tha southwest
cor. of 10th and Harney sU. Je29tf
WANTLD A cneap iirm in excnange for
merchandise. Address , Farmer , B&K
office.
V 1 , 1874.
First Annual Statement of the
Atlas Insurance Company ,
OP HARTFORD ,
ASSETS , ( ifarlet Value. ) - - 5133,190 0
LIABILITIES , lotstt in courts of
icttlemenl , . 17,691.15
J. II. SPBAOUE , Prci't.
E. B. IIUNTINGTON , Sec'y.
Office , No. 53 Trutnlmll fatreet , Hartford.
WILSON A RFDFIELD , Managep
Department
Office , 110 La Sallo Strezt , Chicago.
AKF. J ) . JONES , Agent ,
Office , S E. Cor. Douglas and 15lh Sts. , Omaha.
augiMlt
TO
RETAIL CASE PURCHASERS
For Sewing Machines ,
In order to make room for our new styles , we
iare put In PERFECT order all of our gld
lock , including second-hand , and offer them t
JREATLEY REDUCED prices , for CASH.
BEAR IN MIND
: VERY " UOWE " BOUGHT OF US and
ur AUTHORIZED canvassers is TARRANT-
ID , and INSTRUCTION giTen , is WE hare a ,
; EPUTATIQN TO SUSTAIN. Ezperlence
roves a machine. WITHOUT Instruction it
fORSE than NONE at all.
CAUTION. We know of large lots of worth-
ss machines bought at low figures. , that are be- :
ig palmed off on the public /or nearly M good
i now. Persons tbit do not wast to run tb *
3k of being swindled should NEVER buy of
IBESFONSIBLE puartics , as they have NO
putation AT STAKE , as have old established
> mpanlo3.
THE HOWE MACHINE CO. ,
430 13th Street.
HOTELS.
rRAND CEIMTRA.L
* EC O T 3E3 Xj .
IAEA , - - . KESBABKA
rhe largest and best hot between Chicago
d San Francisco.
Jpened new September 80th , 1S73.
* 30 U GEO. THKALL. Proprietor.
V
I ITT HOTEL ,
E. T. PAGE , Proprietor.
th St. , bet. Farnham and Harney ,
OMAHA , NED.
O ]
7ree Buss to and from all Trains. „ r
sengers for other Hole's or private Resi
dences , carried for 23 cents.
B-All orders left at P. H. Allen's , 24 door
HP. 0 , C. Wilson A &on , cor. 13th and
ney , and the City Hotel Office , will receire
upt attention. iy71m
Fl
United States Hotel ,
1C. DOUGLAS AND TENTH STREETS.
OM
fE UNDERSIGNED respectfully announ-
ces that be has purchased and refitted the
e Hotel , and is now ready to accomnioditg
lublic , with board by dy or wc k , at reas-
ile rates. WILLIAM LEHR , Prop.
IT22 ' 711
HOUSE. SI !
Soreot
Ji 61
* * d
B ARL.ES FELDERMAN , Prop.
icnliu Still
entral House Tr ,
V o.630 Sixteenth Street , tte <
Joflbraon Square , OMAHA , NEB , m.f :
JOSEPH DOTE , Prop'r. _
r and week Board at reasonable rate * .
it-class bar attached to the house.
27 3m
leathern Hotel ,
rating on. 4ta , 5th tad 'Wtlnntitin
. LOTUS , - MO. tral ? , '
Tic
aveille , "Warner & Co. , cbica
and C
Southern Hotel is first-class In all IU Gen'l
atments. Ita tables ere at all times inp- st :
In the greatest abundance , with all the
cles the markets afford , IU clerxs and Ucnl
yes art all polite and attentive to th Cltj
of tb < > guests of the hotel. There is an
ved elevaior Itadinz from the fint floor
i upper one , Railroad and steamboat
itnces. newi stand. nd wesxerr flnlon
ipb office In tbp Botonda ol hotel. JttJj
OMAHA ,
MONDAY , AUG. 31
Location OB Jefferson Square.
THE GREAT
International
Menagerlr , Muieum , Aquarium ,
Grecian Circus ,
M Grand Roman iDnotoie ,
JAS. A. BAILEY & Co. , PEG'S
The Largest Show on Earth , LiiiioJiluj unier
A CITY OF TENTS !
A Rrand ITenaeerie of 300 Ivlng Animals ,
A Museum if are Wonders , au Aquarium of
Deep Sta Amphibia , and the
BEST CIRCIT- , TROUPE
On the American Continent , comprising Fffty
Great Performers , appearing In Iw. . Stpar.te
and Distinct Ringy , under the same Tent , thus
giving
2 Performances Simultaneously ,
Introducing at Every Exhibition ,
M'lle De Granyillc ,
The Lady with the Jaws of. Iron , who will ap
pear In her Wonderful Feats of Strength , ac-
ual'y Lifting with her Tueth Alone o Ilogt-
hcad Filled with Water.
iGraMIBEESMPABADE.
1WO MILES IN LENGTH ,
V1H take place early on ihe morning of exhib-
tlon , introducing Ihing Liens , Tigers and
.expards loose in the streets , the entire retinue
arming a Pageant o ' ( Dazzling Splendor.
Si
, . . .
Doors open at one and seven o'cToct , p. m.
ircus performance begins one hour later.
ADMISSION FIFTY CENTS ,
hlldren under nine year * . 25 cents. One tlck-
, admit * to Menagerie , Museum , Aquarium
jd Circus.
H'LF RATE ? .
Arrangements have been consnmated with
te Omaha and Northwestern railroad by which
issenco's will bo carried from all stations be- *
reen Herman and Omaha at hall rates , on the
ly of the Big Show ,
'he Great International
Will also Exhibit In
Plattsmouth. Tlursday , September SI.
AshlanJ , Friday , September 4th.
Lincoln , Saturday , September 5th.
And remember , Ooiatji , Monday , Aug. Slst ,
LIQUORS , WINES , ETC.
g
O
COg
PH
o
I & 2
H
O
i
JP. N. GLYNN
WUOLESAI.E 1KD XETAIt DEALER IX
ines , Liquors , Segars , S
TO IMC 0 AND PIPES.
KB"Californla Wines and BrandIes."Ea
rnerof 15h and Dotlge streets opposite the
Post OiSce buildin. , Omaha. NeLje25tf
avarian Beer Hall !
193 Douglas St.
posite Metropolitan Hotel.
lest bran-'s ft all classes of Liquors and
s. Fresh Lager constnntty on hand.
5-3m CHAS. HART Prop.
I TCT 3I > r = f aa I
DEALER IN
nits , Confectionery ,
CIGARS AXD TOBACCO. TH
5 Douglas , bet. llth aid 1 Street.
A , . . . NEBKAaKA
C2T .
ie SIocx City and Pacific Railroad ,
I Conicctlaa Tlth tte
UX CITY & ST , PAUL
RAILROAD ,
miles the shortest ronte from Omaha
onncil Blaffi to St. Paul , lllneaoollj ,
ter , An ia , DaUtb , Bismarck , and all
Ia Minnesota.
i leares Omaha dally , ( except Saturday )
'lock ' p. m. , and Council Bluffs at 8.05 p
m Chicago A North-Western Depot.
as LOW and lime as QUICK as
Tht
by any otlicr Line. credit purct
MAN PALACE SLEEPING CARS
m ALL NIGHT TRAINS , Not
re your ticket reads VIA SIoui City , * *
aiding circuitous routes and midnight _ . ,
n , '
"
U can be purchased at the offices of the * "weU
i A. Northwestern Railway In Omaha
incil Bluffs.
J C. BOYDEN ,
'ass. ' i Tieket Agf St P. 4 S. C. R. R.
lul , Minn. TheO
F. C. HILL , and a-1
ass. and Ticket Agt. , S. C. & P. , SIouz UDOUJ -
Iowa.
GEO. W. GBATTON , Agent. c. :
153 Farnham Street , Omaha , Neb.
SIILTa-EIR , .
SALES ,
In Round Number
232,444 Machines !
u c
onJmahd'.r ' ' UdenlJ" " uch Tldeuce tfc" " r Iorlt , of the Singer U h
THE SINGER MANF'G ' CO ,
W. NASON , Agent. <
Je SO. 212 DOUGLAS STREET , O1IAHA.
J. J. BROWN & BRO. ,
WHOLESALE GROCERS ,
Agents for the Oriental Powder Co.
STEFXE & JOHNSON ,
WHOLESALE GROCERS !
SIMPSOA'S CLOCK
5GS and 54O Fourteenth Street ,
BET. DOUGLAS AND DODGE
- - - ZNTEJB
MORGAN & GALJLAGER.
-SUCCtSSORS TO CREIOHTON aNT ) MOEUAN
WHOLESALE GROCERS , \
tfo. Wo Fariiliam Street. 4
WHITNEY , B AUSERMAN & CO.
WHOLESALE GROCERS j
No. 247 Douglas Street , 1
OUULAJE1.A , - - ItTIEJIB I
acll27yl AGEMSFOR TIIS DUPONT POWDER CO.
CLARE : & FRENCH ,
WHOLESALE GROCERS !
AND DEALERS JZV
lanned Goods , Dried Fruits , Green Fruits in Season , >
J61 ARbERS SOLJff Tggj' ND PROMPTLY FILLED. \ '
: EL s i IM : IF s o
MANUFACTUBER AND WHOLESALE
W CIGARS.
532 ID'T-H"I 'TTTTS'KpT'1"FT' ! ST
A
my
C. Z. . , . .
288 Dodge Street , 2d Door East of 16th Street. S
I keep eons antly on hand the finest Mock of Bread Cloth , Curalcierrs nd Vestlnn
lich I am prepared to male up in tte most fashiotuib'e stjlt * and to suit the mo t fastldloaa
.
the lowest possible prices. JelOdly
TABTISHtU
PUNDT , MEYER & RAAPKE ,
-.Vimr.ESALEDEALFRS IS
PAHTCY GRCCEIIIES ,
Teas , Spices , Tobacco and Cigars ,
12 FarnLam Street , - - Omalia J eb
mnhl Pnilvl *
JOBBERS OF
RY GOODS , HOSIERY , GLOYES and NOTIONS.
231 FarniiairL Street ,
'
J. J. BROWN & BBO. ,
\VHOLESALE DEALERS IN
FAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS1
IT Motions , nnd Boots and Shoes.
* _
JOHN T. E AJR ,
JOBBER OF
helf Heavy Hardware
IRON , STEEL , NAILS , WAGON STOCK,1
AND-
KSHEUS. IIARVKSTEHS , IlEAPKRS , MO\VKR8. DKILLa. MEED Kit *
COIIWI.A > 1EU I'LOWS , cdfcTIVATOKS. HAI-
KAKE8 AND WAGONS. mcblSy
S Douglas St. , Omalm , Uebraska.
HENRY HORNBERGER.f
DEALER IN
If m. LIPORS ,
jKentuckyjWblskles aad Importol oods a Specialty.
aldwell Block , )
ITl
and
Mt..niH P'rer Rillroal Co. , odars . tje t laa 'i aflow price ? on 10 year
. .
,
tatSS ? ? % - , pre la.nof 20percat. .n the aountof tb *
fi aU the 2Jdfieiu .teI. within two ye from d.uof purchase.
I AKGE DEDUCIONS FOR CASH PAYMENTS.
h of ? latte , J.oup Fork and Elkhorn Valleys
t if K. R. Co will sell abonl 1 000.000 . acres of t\in \ II 1 fnilaf aad sri alinral land
rateredrounlry , t Irom Sl'fl to J7.00 poracrr ou loagerellu
South of he Platte
. .
publican Valley. ForclrcuUrs al lull Inf.roatloa apply U
L SCHALLtR , * gent 1. A ( . ted ffflce ,
Corner of Xlntli u < f f rabara-51k. Oraaia
Or General Lastf IJepaataeat , Llacoln , Ke ,