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THH OMAHA DAILY WEDNESDAY" FfoBRUAJii 22. 1882
Threo-Card Monte Men on the CrB. &
Q. They Swindle a Poor Cler
gyman nt Monmoutb.
To the Editor of the Chicago Tribune.
ON TUB wixo , Fobnury 9. The
reason wliy I urge upon . every one ,
however smart , not to put too much
confidence in his own smartness will
lie scon further on.
Yesterday I had to wait several
hours nt Monmouth , III. , a station on
the Ohio\go , Turlington and Quincy
road. Monniouth lias been frequented
by throo-CArd monte men for years. I
have always known it , havoofton seen
tliom there , and have often written
\Voll , yesterday they were thcro
ng.xin. One of thorn , with a Canada-
ttill dialect , wanted to show tno some
strange "keurds" that ho got up in
"What wore you doing up thorof" I
asked , knowing that ho was a throe-
card monte man , and feeling an inter
est in his modes.
"Me-and " ' said "took
nap'ho , up
eoino hogs. * SVo took up n pile on
'cm , nn1 made ix heap : bu * . pap ho got
swindled by a throo-keord monte man.
Got near ruined. But I grabbad the
keorda , and I'll show you how they
done it. "
"Nevermind , boys , " I said ; "I
know nil about it. 1 know the whole
racket. Now I'll keep quiet , mind
my own business , and lot you try your
monte game on some ono a little more
Tlio monte boy saw nt once that I
was posted , and soon turned 1mat -
iontiou to a goodllooking , jolly , young
nnd innocotit'clergyman ' in the depot ,
In a few moments I saw that the in
nocent clergyman had become deeply
interested. His interest grow as ho
Hrt-atshocl the cards. Thorp wore three
ordinary business cards , like .these :
WILLOGHBY , HILL & CO. ,
KADWAY'S HEADY UEIJEF ,
John Osborno it Son.
"I believe I can tell which card lias
Wiilwughby & Hill on it , " said the
"All right try it , " said the monto-
man , flopping them about.
"There , that oho ! " said the clergy
man , smiling.
Sure enough he was right
"I don't see how your poor father
could lose all his money at such a
simple u'ame as that , " said tlio clergy
man , "why , your eyes can see the
cards all the time. "
"Suppose you bet So that you can
toll , " suggested the monte-man.
"All right , I'll risk it , " said the
clergyman , "though I don't like to
win money that wny. "
The cards were turned , and , of
course , the poor-unsuspecting clergy
man lost. Again he tried it , hopin
to get his § 5 hack , but lost again.
Then , seeming to realize his situation
he put his hand to his head and
walked out of the depot.
"To think , " ho said , "that I ,
clergyman , should get caught at this
game. Why , I might have known it
was three-card monto. I've no respect
spect for myself , " and ho wiped his
eyes like a man -who felt the mosi
"Why don't you complain of the
scoundrel ? " I said. '
' ! ! would , but I'm a clergyman , anc
if they should hear of my sin ant
foolishness in Peorio , I would be re
lioved. My poor family would suffer
ifor my sins. "
"Then I'd keep quiet about it , "
> eaid : "but let it bo a lesson to you
, nrver to think you know more than
other people. "
"But they've got any last dollar ,
.and 'I ' want to go to P.eoria. I musi
ie there to preach onSunday , " aaic
the innocent , suffering anan.
"Cail't < you borrow of some one ! " ]
"No 6no knows me , .and I don't
like to toll my name hero after this
I A occurrence , " said the poor man , hal :
uiv ( ory well , " I said , "hand me
yoiar card , .and I well flat you have
35 , And you.can send it to Jno at the
Palmer house , Chicago , when you gel
to Peoria , " and I handed the poor
man the inonoy.
A momenttftorwarda I spoke to the
agent the depot about the wicked
ni)8B of those monto-iuon and-told him
how I kad toilend the poor .clergymar
$5 to got home.
"And loat him "
.you 85 ?
"Yes , I lent the poor man the
' Well , by the great guns ! " ant
ifktm ho swung hie hat atul yelled to
ike operator ;
"Bill" , you know that ministerial
loo-king man around here ? "
"Yo'u mean the capper for Uio
three-card monte men , don't you
Bill Koycs Missouri Bill ? "
"VToll , by the groac guns , he's the
best man in the whole gang ! Ho' *
just struck old Eli Perkins for $5. It
does beat me what blukety-blankety
fools th.m darned newspaper fellens
ore ! " Yours , tearfully ,
Ly the community at hrge has be ° n iHvea
to BUIIDOCK IHooi ) JimKUK. jfo instance
li knoxvn where dleiiatlBfactlon has been
manifested bv their use , or where uughl
but benefit folliwcd their admit latration
Trice $1.00 , trial ei/es 10 cts. 21-lw
Wliat Henry Wnttorson Dm When He
Became a Pirate Kinpr.
TJi > v.'iing comedian , Nat Good
win , wn fnlliiisf the nMio
night v .v Jifiiu pukur [ Mit
into which ho dropped wlioro the
silent and saturnine Shod Shook and
the gallant and intellectual Henry
Wattoraon were doing the heavy bus
Wattereon Jiad lately heard tin
opera of "The Pirates of Penzanco , '
and fallen in love all over again with
its melody ; particularly was ho
pleased with the pirate's song , and
over end anon ho broke forUi and
warbled , "I am a Pii-ato King , " or
ho burst out and whistled a bar or so ,
as ho held hia hand close to his criti
cal eye. Poker , as several Chicagoans -
ans know , is not a conversational
Kamobut ; Wattorson , was in luck , and
ho varied his musical outbreaks by on
occasional rcminUconco. Nat cheer-
JuJly played in the amount ho thought
10 could contribute to the evening's
uutisomont , left the table , anil as.n
ookor-on began to enjoy himself.
Fust then Tony Hart and a young
nan named Billy Harry Ethiopian
lelinoator nnd variety performer ,
mpppnrtl in. Harry was unacquaint
ed with tlio person of Mr. Wntoraon ,
and probably never heard of The
Courier-Journal. Watcrson had just
ticked up his cards , passed them nil-
lor his eye , whistled R bar of his fa
vorite song , when ho casually ro-
"Tho last iiino I played poker was
with Grant. "
" 'I was with Grant , ' " the old man
said , recited Marry "I 'sposo the
unoi-Al ? "
"I said the general General
3rant , " responded Wntterson , loftily.
"Oh , hear him ! " Barry addressed
Hart. "Just pet onto that Orantl
I 'spoco Roscoe hold n tlush as usual ,
uh ? Oh , play the kiards ! "
I\Ir. \ Watterson looked horrified at
the low , interruption , but relapsed
into IIH melody , and informed in A
minor that ho "rtas n Pirate King.
At this juncture ) Tony Hart found
lie hold a pair of kings and a pair of
nccs , and begin hotting.
Watteraon softly whistled and pass
cd his nose ov > r his cards.
"I luivo no reason that I can see to
refrain from scoinit you and going you
fifty better. "I am a Pir ate King. ' "
Tony investicated his hand again
with such good results thnt the stakes
wor raised By this time the other
players were out. Wattersoii and
Tony had got up to § 300. "Tho Pi
rate King was coining with a picolo
precision from the editor's puckered
lips , his head was on ono side like a
magpie , and that gentle , soft expres
sion BO often detected in The Courier-
Journal sat on the editor's face as
Tony called :
"What have "
you got ?
"Two pair , " answered Wattorson.
"So'vo I can't ' be beat , either. "
"I am a pirate king , " sang the ed
itor , 418 ho laid down two pairs all
jacks-and raked in all the money ;
' 'I am pirate king. "
'Tin paralyzed if you ain't , '
groaned Tony , as iho stakes disap
peared , and Nat Goodwin came away
satisfied that if there are any pirate
kings in the pokor'trado , Uonry Wat
terson-takes the little crown.
Sowing nnd Ronpine.
When a j ounc lady hems handkerchiefs
for a rich imchelor , she sews th o she may
reap. When eeeds of distress are plantei
through over indulgence , you can prevecl
the undertaker from reaping the beuolil
by .uuinj ; Si'iiiNO ULOSSOM. Piico 50 cents ,
trial bottles HI ccnt . 21-lw
Sea Foam In Kansas.
They are having a great deal ol
trouble in Kansas in convicting any
body of soiling beer. When a man who
is known to have lingered at the shrine
of Gambrinus is summoned as a wit
ness against the law-breaker who sole
him a beverage always known as beoi
ho declares upon oath that it was no !
beer but "sea foam" that ho drank.
Of the nature of Boa foam he professes
fessos to know nothing , and the judge
and jury being up a stump , so
to > spcakthe case falls
to the ground. The following
colloquy is taken from the record of a
trial at Topeka. The witness was an
admirer of sea foam , bu1. had neve
taken ihe trouble'to ' find out what i
"Question. Did 'this sea foam lee ]
like beer ? Answer. Jt did.
"Q. Did it foam like beer ? A. I
"Q. Did it taste like boor ? A. I
"Q. Could you discover dny differ
cnco between it and beerA. / . I coul
> ( Q. What , then , in your judg
ment , was it ? A. It was sea foam.
"Q. What is sea foam ? - A. I don'
We must tell some men a great dealt *
teach them alittle , but the knowledge a
the curative .properties of SriiiNO BLOSBOI
in cases of tick headache , indigestion , am
biliousness is 'bought by experience. Prioe
50 cents , trial bottle * 10 dents. 21-1w
A LIBERAL , OFFER.
For the past two years the publish
ers of this paper have given to tin
subscribers of THE WEBKiiY BEB thi
ibest line of premiums as inducement
Co subscription which havo.over been
offered by any newspaper in the coun
try. The plan has proved c , success
It lias given universal satisfaction i
the patrons of the paper , and has in
creased the subscription list to a degree
groe far above the expectations of it
Many patrons of THE DAILY Bui
have asked why we do not oflbr them
the same inducements held out to sub
soriborsrf > f TIIK WEEKLY BEE. In re
spouse to 'the inquiry wo make th
following offer : Each subscriber t <
THE DAILT BEE w.ho pays his arrear
of subscription and remits pro-pay
jnont for sis months and every now
ubscriber who remits pro-paymen
for six mouthg will bo entitled to one
of the premiums mentioned in ou
lint. These premiums will bo dis
tributcd in the
eamo impartial man
ner wluch marked our first and soconc
Thiifichomo wai first devised to
collect subscriptions in arrears from
patrons of THE \\KKKLY \ BEE. Its BUG
cess exceeded our expectations , Wo
have now no back collections on our
weekly edition , have established the
propivymont nynrom. qHidfU-'nil our
hanced the value of our advertising
space. A number of subacnbcra to
THK DAILY BEE are now in arrears ,
and if by an extension of the same
plan wo can induce them to pay the
amount duo us , wo can well afford to
make this liberal offer. By this
means wo hope to still further increase
the large list of THE DAILY Tlex , and
having established the prepayment
system wo propose to maintain 'it ,
M wo are doing with our Weekly edi
To these who are not familiar with
our plan of distribution or the manner
' , n which the premiums ro Jocured by
usvo append the explanation made
o cur weekly subscribers , which ap-
lies equally to the subscribers of
Pur DAILY BKK.
Two years ago the publishers of Tin :
Ur. : devised a scheme for colluding
jack pay from delinquent subscribers ,
ccuriii | ! renewals and extending the
ir dilation of this paper by a distri-
ution of valuable premiums. The
uccess of that experiment , both in
Iho collection of bacK pay and increase
if prepaid subscribers was so oncotir-
iging that the publishers vontutcd
ipon the same system of premium dis-
ributions on a more oxtonaivo scale
as t year. It was demonstrated that
vo couldbetter afford to distribute the
nonoy usually paid to agents , local
collectors and attorneys , directly to
our patrons by offering them extra-
) rdinary inducements to square ac
counts nnd prepay for another year.
Ity this method we have succeeded in
two years in quadrupling the circula
tion of Tnu WEEKLY HKK and extend-
ny its influence far beyond the
boundaries of this state.
During the first year only a portion
of tlio articles distributed were pro
cured in exchange for advertising.
\Vlion the marked increase in circula
tion became known to merchants and
manufacturers last year they willingly
placed their machinery and merchan
dise at our disposal in paying for ad
vertising. That enabled us to do
what seemed incredible immoly , fur
nish a metropolitan weekly for two
dollars a year and give oursubs&iibors
[ iremiums that aggregated in value
820,000. And yet it was a paying in
vestment for us , and gave general
satisfaction to our patrons.
What grew out ot a desire to collect
back pay has developed into a now
and practical idea. Wo have discov
ered that wo can afford to nmko our
subscribers sharers in the income of
the paper from advertising. In other
words wo can afford to divide the ad
vertising patronage of the paper with
its subscribers , inasmuch as the income
from advertising grows with the in
creased circulation. Advertising space
in THE BEE that was worth one hun
dred dollars five years ago will com-
inadd ono thousand dollars to-day
This fall more goods nnd machinery
have been offered us in exchange for
advertising than wo could accept in
view of the limited space we devote
for that purpose. What wo have con
tracted for makes the grandest and
most varied list that has over been
offered for distribution by any news
paper , and that too without paying a
dollar in money. The only outlay in
cash we expect to incur in connection
with these premiums will bo for post
age and expressago. This explains
exactly how wo procure our premiums
, md why wo can give away property of
so much value.
All the premiums in our list are
worth at retail just what wo represent
them. In contracting with manufac
turers and wholesale dealers wo accept
them only at wholesale rates , but
that does not lessen their value to
these who receive them.
THE BEE has for years stood in the
front rank of newspapers west of the
Mississippi , and to-day circulates
more extensively than any paper wesl
of Chicago and north of St. Louis. A
largo number of eastern people who
desire to procure a far western paper. ,
with a view of acquiring reliable in
formation about the resources and development
velopmont of the country west of the
Missouri will doubtless avail them
selves of the opportunity now offered
them. Having for more than tenyears
been under ono management pursuing
a course that hoc established for it pub
lic confidence at homo and a wide
reputation abroad , THE BEECOU ! ' ! nol
afford to engage iin any undertaking
that was not conducted fairly and hon
estly. Tlio distribution in 1880 anc
1881 gave general satisfaction to our
subscribers. The .coming distribution
wall be made in the same impartia
manner , by a committee whom the
subscribers present .may select from
their own number , And in ouch man
ner .as they think fair and equitable.
Last year all the pcomiumH gave good
satisfaction , excepting some engrav
ings which wore not appreciated.-This
year no engravings , maps or pictures
have boon plaeod among the prem
Our old patrons need no assurance
from us of the reliability and stability
of THE BEE , nor do we need to inform
them that the principles it advocates ,
and the fearless defense it make it :
behalf of the producers , makes it al
most indjeponsiblo to the industria
classes of the great west.
No intelligent person would oxpecl
that every subscriber will receive a
? ( i50 threshing machine , a # 500 piano -
ano , a § 300 harvester
, or a $150 or
gan , but all have un equal chance in
Each subscriber that pays up his ar
rears and repays another year , ant
every now subscriber that remits pre
payment for ouo year , will receive
premium worth at least One Dollar
retail. As a matter of fact , Tin
OMAJIA WEEKLY BKK is worth 'the
subscription price , Two Dollars a
year , to every foamorj mechanic or
surt that no weekly east
paper , or
west , can compare with it in variety
and choice selections
, general news ,
interesting correspondence , und nc
other paper in America contains as
much far western news , ranging from
the Pacific coast to the Mississippi
river. With the proof of good faith
and honest dealing before thorn in the
numerous acknowledgments wo pub
lish , wo can aafoly enter
upon our enlarged -
larged undertaking of this year , con-
lidently believing that its success will
bu mutiully satisfactory and advan
tageous. E. HOKKWATKU ,
i'AC'JM THAT \VJi KNOW.
If you are luflunng from a severe
cough , cold , asthma , bronchitis , con
sumption , Joss of voice , tickling in
the throat , or any affection of the
throat or lungs , .wo know that Dn.
KINO'S NESV DISCOVKHY will give you
immediate relief. Wo know of hun
dreds of cases it lias completely cured ,
and tliiit where all other medicines
had failed. No other remedy can
show ono half as many permanent
cures. Now to give you satisfactory
proof tliat Dr. KINO'H NEW DIKCOV-
BUY will euro you of Asthma , Bron
chitis , Hay Fever , Consumption , Severe -
voro Coughs and Colds , Hoarseness ,
or any Throat or Lung Disease , if you
will call at J , Jf. Isu & MoMAHo * '
Drug Store you can get a trial bottle
fiee of cost , or a regular size bottle
for § 1.00. janlCly(2) ( )
OUR BEST PREMIUMS ,
The following ian description of the
nest valuable premiums that are to
bo allotod to the patrons of THE UKK
on March 4 :
TIIK OUASK riANO ,
which is the most valublo among our
premiums , is from the GHAHK PIANO
Uosti'AXY. of Richmond , Indiana.
his company has the reputation of
making the most durable instruments
made in America , and for tone and
tiuio their Pianos are second to none.
Possessing fine water power nnd a fac
tory built with special reference to the
mauufacturo of the best instrument nt
the least possible cost , this company
luivo advantages enjoyed byno.o.istein
inctory. They have near nt hand in
largo quantities the finest timber in
the world , nnd have nn opportunity ( o
make tho. first selection , nnd save
the high freights which must bo paid
by eastern mniiufaoturors , nnd conso-
intently can furnish n better piano for
the money than any other makers.
The College of Mttsio nt _ Cincinnati ,
ono of the largest institutions of the
kind in this country , after trying the
pianos of nil the best makes discarded
nil others and are usinp ; only the
OHASI : , and decided thnt it possessed
all the qualities necessary to with
stand the hardships of a genuine mus
ical warfare. This speaks volumes in
favor of these excellent instruments ,
the product of western enterprise ami
skill. All disinterested experts ad
mit that these pianos nro made belt-
than these from any other factory and
that they are the most aorvicablo.
Tlio piano wo offer is their
tylo seven and for elegance of
.ippearnnco , beauty of tone and
solidity of structure cannot bo ex
celled. Parties who are not familiar
with this make of pianos would do
well to write to the lactory for an il
Tlio otlior piano on our list is the
same style and quality ns the ono wo
ifivfo last year , nnd will bo anpreciated
by thu party fortunate enough to re
The first ono on the list is from
Pitts it Son's celebrated factory , of
Chicago , 111. , and has a reputation for
good work over the whole country
The Gold Medal Thresher is from
the well known firm of Robinson &
Co , Uichirond Ind. The Robinson
machine works were established in
184U , and uro ono o the oldest thresh
ing machine builders in the country.
The machines of tills firm nro in use
in every state from Mnino to Oregon.
Erery farmer and dealer admits their
superiority. Our contract with the
Robinson machine works is for n com
plete thresher ready to attach either
horse or steam power , both of which
they manufacture , nnd under our con
tract they will furnish the party who
receives this machine , either power at
850.00 less than their regular price.
This discount to bo given in addition
to any cash or other discounts offered
by the firm.
THE SELF-IIINDIHa HAIWESTEU.
The reputation of the Marsh har
vesters is so well established that no
special description of them is deemed
necessary. Wo will only state that
this is their latest improvement. Tina
machine was on exhibition at the Nebraska
braska state fair last September , and
was admired by every one , and the
workings of it declared superior to
that of any other harvester mado.
THE LEWIS IIISADEK.
This machine stands at the head of
the header family and has mot with
most surprising success. The factory
at Hastincs , Nebraska is kept busy
the year round , and the past year
has not been able to make enough to
fill .all orders. These headers do more
work with less power than any other
style of reaper , and with less loss of
grain than by any other .mode of har
THE AMEUIOAN OIMOTXtNO MILLS
which wo offer as premiums are guar
anteed to bo first-cioHs iu every re
spect , .simple in construction , durable
arid easily managed. Those mills are
intended for grinding feed and are
valuable to every farmer ; they can bo
actuated so as to grind meal fine
enough for table uso. The fortunate
funuur who receives ono of tliese mills
u'il ! cuiiainly bo well pleased. Thu
mills are complete with pulleys , ant
can bo attached to any power. They
irn manufactured by thu American
Grinding Mill Company , Chicago , Ill-
Tlii.'BO are the same style of Mills
wo gave iiH premiums last year , and
tt em appreciated more than any other
premiums of equal value.
MNOEK KRWlA'd MAUHINKK.
The Sowing Machine which we give
< is premiums are all now and h'rst-
ckisit , manufactured by the Singer
Manufacturing company of New
York , who have n reputation and do
business in every city and village in
the United States nnd Europe. Every
body knows the value and.usofulnoss ol
> huso machines , and know that they
ini worth just what we list them ,
I'hoir inimuiiHi ) sales show how .well
thesoSowing Machines are appreciated.
iq ono of their bust muko and has ca
pacity to weigh n wagon with its
heaviest load , nnd will bo n' premium
that any ono will appreciate.
THE OAUnVELL WAGON ,
which is offered as n premium , is the
same style oa the one'wo gave hisl
year and which was considered ono oi
the finest farm wagons over made.
Thono wagons are made by thu Kansas
Manufacturing Company , of Leaven-
worth , Ka.s. , a western firm with truly
western untorpriso. They are making
a ilrat-cluBH wagon and will soon bo
supplying the entire trade of the
THE OIIAMI'IOU ' COUN I'LANTEH
is the old reliable rotary drop , made
by Hoodie & Kelly , of Troy , Ohio.
These goods are as staple as white
sugar und nro indispensable on every
well regelated farm. Wo are eafo in
recommending it as the host corn
KINO OOCKLK MILLS.
Those mills are now and simple.
separating cockle , chaff and all aood
from the wheat , in also used as a seed
separator. This mill works with a certainty -
tainty and rapidity not attained by any
groin manipulating device heretofore
placed on the market , It furnishes
its own motive power nnd needs no
blast or agitation , Every farmer ,
grain dealer and miller should have
ono. The ono on exhibition at the
IfU t Nebraska state fair waa acknowl
edged by every one fcs a "groat inven
WATCtlRS ANt ) SlLVRHWAnE.
The goods in thin line have boon
secured through the jewelry firm ( if
Edhohn & Krickson. ThN firm has
not with remarkable success in
Omaha. Coming hero n fov yonrs
ngo. they have built up n wonderful
trade , oxtondimj through the western
states and territor . The have nlso
undo n roputnti- i uir honest goods
and fair denlini' , and the fnct thnt
they furnish these goods is sufHciont
; uarnntco that they are just ns ropro-
THK 1IHUSSKLS UAIIVKT
s from the old reliable Carput Llouso
of J , I ) . Detwilur , who has done busi-
less in Omaha tor years , and is volt
mown inroiighout the entire shite.
The Carpet is the best Body Hruasola ,
and when Mr. Dotwilor says it 19
vorlh ' dollars it
'ust that , muoli money (
ottmii : roll ooons.
Tim oiilerii L. H. Williams fc
Sous , which wo give ns a premium ,
ull buy just HA many goods frmn that
inn na would the name nuumnt in
cash. lj. H. Williams it Sons in the
> ldt < At Mid largest lotail diy goods
tnuiii Oiiiahi , and busi es dry goods
carry n lurgu stuck of boots ami shooa
and genfs furnishing goods and have
x ineichii. t tailoring department
They nro a strictly cash house aim
invo a wide reputation for Belling cheap
uul the party who receives this pro-
iiium will certainly bo well pleased
1101 > K' ' <
Thu Hooka in our haturo all Stan-
lard first class Hooka eloih hound ,
ilur.ihlo nnd good style , andjennnot bo
: > < > ught anywhere at retail less than
wo list them. This year wo u'ivo n <
maps , pictures or engraving , and nro
justitiod in saying that our list con
: nins the most varied and valuable lot
of premiums evo'r olVuiodbynny p.ipor
The following acknowledgements wore
received from parties to whom tlio limit
valuable premiums vero allotud In our dis
tribution lost year :
HOULMKII , Col. , April 11 , ' 81.
Editor ot the Omaha Jlco
] ) iAlt Sill : 1 have just n-eelve.il Ilio
beniitirnl § 70 White howluic machine , given
ns a premium with your paper , for \\liloli
nleiuieueeopt many t minks from your much
leased subscriber. H SMITH
SIUNKV. Neb , May 2781.
OKNTI.RMKK : You will please accept my
thanks for the watch I received to-day , In
good running order. Yon have acted so
fair towards mo Unit I shall evercontlnno
ix subscriber toTnr. Hm : , which 1 confess
In Itself Is worth more than thu subscription.
niiiUtlsqulta evident .MM nro as particular
in forwarding the awards to successful
drawers , as It you were to receive payment
for them Again thanking yon inogt heartS -
S < '
A. S DOUGLAS
XKNIA , Neb..March 1781
Itecclved of the Oninlm I'ublMiing Co. a
cold wntcli. us pruinluin xvlth TIIK OMAHA
WKKKI.V llEi ; . The \\ntcll\Mis nil that It
was reiruhenled ] In the premium list , fully
worth S'fi. Accept my tliiinks for tlio
watch. 1 consider TIIK HKK was worth tlio
subscription price , without a premium
SruiNOViM.n CITV , Utah Co. I
U T.IlllvO.81. f
KIND Sin : I received thOHtt-m-wlndhiK
wat h awarded mo nt your distribution Ji
did not come as suunns expected. A KOIH
many hailed mo and wanted to Unoxv If I
had received the watch awarded me , am
nowls.iy to them , yes.n good Htciii winder ,
as reiirescnted In your valued paper. I
like your pupor very much , und 1 lideml U
loiitlnnolo lake your paper as lone ns HI. '
oiil.swiken on monopolies and speaks fortl
frcixloin Tlio people Ilko > our paper , for It
il\f Ihoiieeetisary IIOH.S 1 um t.ikliiKdlf-
leiojit papers I like your paper fully the
host , nml It Is thu llrsl paper l taku npti
look tliioiiKh to M'O Iho Kenerul n ws. I
duihv to sustain jour paper undwbh you
BUect'ss Jh Kind lepinlH.
KlIKl'llKUD I1. IIUTOIIINOS.
WIMX > XV Oitr.i'.K , Montana , Sept W , ' 81
Oniutin I'ulili.shlns Co. , Oinalia Neb :
( Jii.s-jK : ll.i\oreeelvi > d oneliniitlngcaso
M''in winding wuteh , and nvo hooks ns
premiums with Till' UKK for ' 81. Accept
lor jou , If 1 enn innko watus. 1'leaso to le !
me Idion terms , and eend iiremlum Jl.st ns
soon po-nlble. It
[ Mr. Woodward was awiiriled llrown'.s
cultivator , but llvliiu' in a plaeo where It wits
of IKIUSO to him , ho was allowed tubclcct
another pruiiiliini of cipml value . ]
SOLON , Neb. , April 25 , ' 81.
Omaha PuWlHhliiK Co i
GKNIH : Tlie H'lld ' watch awarded moat
your Hocoud animal distribution of prem
iums Is roorfvod J am well pleased with
It I thluk Iho paper alone is worth the
mon y. LOBS may THK
SWAiunianI > odBoCo. , Neb i Jiinn 20 , ' 81.
Oniidia IMbllrOilliK Co. ;
( iKNTi.KMHN : The item wlndliiK nll
bunthiKcast ! watch that I received In yf
last premium dlstrllintlon Is at hand.
biivi ) found It to lie a perfect time
keeper , ami consider It worth tin : price
KI.K IIOVK , Mo. , .lunu T , 'si.
Hilts : The Kllvt-r watch awarded mon
\oiir distribution of premiums cu o t <
hand all rl lit It is a Kood tlimi-kefper
and I am well pleased xvlth It. I think tlu
naprr Is worth the money without the
prl/.e. I am well satlsfTcd with both.
Yours respectfully ,
AXN1K K. nATIIIlON.
Hl.UK Hl'lllNdH , tiUKaGu. Neb. ,
DKAH Hi HH : Tint OMAHA Iiicit prl/o
sliver watch , Is to hand , lur which recelyo
my Mucrryi thanks , lieforo receiving It I
wasskepllcal about the worth of lliuiirl debut
but I am most agreeably surprised , for It Is
b6th u ( 'cimlno uooil watch and nn excel'
lent tlmo-kceper. I consider jour piipei
uood value for Ilio twodollcn Independent
Ty of tlio prl/o , for It contains u law
variety of reading matter , boxlde.s the cur
rentnuwsof the week
I nm yours respecMnlly ,
I/HIIANO.V , N. JI. , Sept a , 'St.
Itf cclvi'd of you this day ten books. I an
much pleaded wlili them : llilnk they an
richly worth ten dollar * You nuikii awlnh
iiiiHtiko In my first imnio on the wrapper < >
my paper , which lias sent homoof tliemtt
nnotlieriiinn , allhiHili | ; I fomiil them all u
lust. You wrlto It Carlos , It should bu
HIHT.TON , Neb , , May 11 , ' 81
Editor Ilro : . . . , , , ,
Di'.AU KinMy bolt of lousdalo ( nrl/o
dulyieeelveil. In iiiallty | mid ipiautlty I
exceeds my expectations , j'lcaso uecep
my thanks for full compliance of contrat
on award of No , 'Ilio. As a now reader o
TUB HKK , I must say that 1 am well ploaset
with tlio choice reauliiK mutter U contains
Very respectfully yours.
II , V , HAMMONH ,
Mll.IAUlilA * li . . .i.i. . 1 i ' ' " . '
To-day I received the Webster's l u
ftbrldised Dictionary , awiirded mo n.s .
premfiun with TIIK OMAHA WKKKI.V J KK
The dictionary Is the best made mid Is a
good as reprchouted. I am yery imicl
pleased with It 1 think Tun ItUK l th'
best paper imblUhud In this country
J. K , MAHTKN8 ,
I'r.NNuionie. Wls. , Muy 3 , ' 81
Omaha Piibllahlin ; Co ;
UUKAU Hut ! My preinlnm to TIIK HICK
cumo to hand In uooil order , roiislntliu ; < >
ono bolt of lonhdalu muslin , a No 1 article
I'lcusc accept my tlmukw linplnKthul Tin
DKK may continue Its K' ' id work of do
noimcliiK the mouoiioly and poolluu' fraui
of th west , us I am Interested In the farm
Iny Interest of Nebraska , oxpcctlnt' soonti
till BOIIIO of Its fertile noil.
YOUM resjiectfiilly ,
JJ5WIH IIHKBY ,
DUNCAN , Neb , June o , ' 81.
EiH tor Omaha lluo j
Your premium for llfo scholarship dul
received , and um much oblige.
MES. v. o ,
_ _ JW 1S. _ . . J !
THE BEE'S PREMIUMS !
mi Imluccmoiil to tlio patron * < if TlIK HKK who nro In arrears for lliolr nuliscrlp-
loil lo Kqnixro tliclr account * ( Mid occur" Ilio pntronngo of purlieu who desire to nccuro
live dnll\ vapor which imlilMieN All ihp telcgrAphlo uown of the day Ilio fullest innr-
t ren n t -if nny joiinml in tlio west , fearless nnd outspoken in sentiment Mid nn un-
ixv iin < dvo Aloof tlio rlghU of llu people ns nunlnst dinhoiicst rings , nn opponent
feornp' in in nny pixrty , the imtillshcr * ol Tins HKK liavo decld I to offer a list of
* nhwul I'remiuais , wldcli nro tolio nil tiled and dlstiibutcd among the subscribers
ho remit prior to Ilio lit ilxy o Match , ISS'J.
Pitts " & Sou's Threshing ALichiii' $ 500 00
. Whihu'v-Arursh Twine Binder , 800 00.
Lewis Header , 800 00
. Ahimiy Mower and Keapor combined , 190 00
. Portable Grist and Feud Mill Kuestner's Patent , 150 00
Four Ton S.v li Howe Wagon Scale , 100 00
No. 5 " American " Grinding Alill with bolting attach
ment and Corn Shelter , 150 00
No. i ) "American. " Ilorso Power Mill Grinder 'uul
Gob Grinder combined , 150 00
. No. 4 ll American" Pulley Alill Grinder with bolting
attachment , 00 00
1 Loach Standard Wind Mill , 00 00
. Standard Alower , 00 00
I Farm Wagon , complete , ( Caldwell ) 90 00
1 No. 8 lr American " Power Grinding Mill , 00 00
1 No. 8 " Double ' " " 100 00
No. 7 " " u 80 00
No. 5 " " u 75 00
INo.-1 " " " '
- 00 00
, No. 8 " " u SS 00
1 No. 11 Power and Farm Mill , combined , 60 00
Z No , 2 American Wind Mill Grinders , 80 00
LNo. 1 " . " " " 85 00
L Farm Wagon , complete , 85 00-
L Hopkins Mower , 80 00
L No. 2 Triumph Steamer , complete , GO 00"
INo.l u " fl 50 00
G Churns from Ovnl Churn Co 80 00
2 Sots Farm Harness , 90 00
J Sulky Plows , 195 00
10 10-inch lioam Plows , BUO OU
L Champion Corn Planter , 50 00
1 No. 2 King , Cockle Mill and Seed Sepcrator , 45 oo
1 No. 8 u " " ' " " ( > 5 or
L Chase Grrmd Square Piano $700 ou
L Grand Square Piano , SOO oo
1 Grand Parlor Organ , 800 00
1 Parlor Organ , 150 00
25 Singer Sewing Machine. , $1500 00
1 Mossier ISahmann Office Safe , 250
2 Austin Rotary Washing Machines , 80
1 Base Burner Hard Coin Stove , 40
1. Cook Stove , 40
1 No 8 Kendall's Plaiting Machine , 20
\ No 2 lt " 1 ( > vw
1 Brussels Carpet 80 yards , 45 00
Order on L. B. Williams & Sons , 25 00
5 Bolts Lonsdnlo Muslin , 25 00
1 Life Scholarship Omaha Business College , 50 00
20 Residence Lots in Council Blufls , $6200 Oil-
1 Hunting disc Gold Watch , 100 00r
1 " " " , . . 90 00
I " " " " Ladies , . 75 00
50 Silver Watches , Hunting Case , Stem Winders 1000 00
50 ' " u "
1 Elegant Silver Tea Set , 90 00
5 Siler Plate ! COKO Baskitj , 60 00
5 S' ' ts ' "iler j ab'o Spoons , 50 Qfl
JJ&OO i tandurd British Novels , $5250 00
3000 ' ' American " 3750 00
1500 " " " 1500 00
750 Endymion , Beucousfield's Last Work , 1125 00
500 Shakespeare , 025 "n
300 Bricks Without Straw , 875
300 Byron's Works , , . . . 800 ;
300 Life of Edwin Forrest , ' 800 U
200 "Nona , " . 200 i r
200 The Roman Traitpr , . . . * . 200
250 Arabian Nights , 260 00
250 Robinson Crusoe , 260 00
500 American Popular Dictionaries. 500 00-
4300 Poetical Works , Tennyson's , Wordsworth's ' , Long-
felloVs , Pope's , &c. , ; 4800 00
3 Sots Dickon'a Works , 60 00'
1 Sot Irving's Works , 85 00' '
2 Webster's Unabridged Dictionaries 22 Oft1
Invincible Threshing Machine with tdngle gear 10-
horse power and everything complete from Rob
erts , Thorp & Co. , Three Rivers , Michigan $660 OQ
Deere Rotary Corn Planter 60 00
" Spring Cultivator 32 00
A XA I low . " 19 00
A U C " 22 00
AOC " ! 18 00
N-inih " ironi Deere & Co. , Council Blufls , . . . 23 00
1-ton VicU r Scale : 160 00
NJ. 4 Diimont Warehouse Sca'o ' from Mcline Scale
Co 106 00
I 12-foot Croft Power Windmill from E. C. Leflbl
& Co. , Springfield , Ohio 130 0
60 Shares of Jehn Mountain Gold and Silver Mining
and Alilling Co.'s Stock , ( one share premium ) par
value of stock , $26 00. Market value of stock
( $6 60) ) . . . . 390 00
1 Buckeye Sprinij Walking Cultivator 36 00
3 Plain-top Cook Stoves 1 75 00
2 Extension-top " 68 00
2 Sots Wagon Skoinn from Afoline Stove Company. . 7 00
I BUBO Burner 1 [ ard Coal Stove 4O 00
500 Elegant Albums , ( $ 2 60) ) 1260 00
6 Sots Dickens' Complete Works 110 00
6OO Albums 600 00-
6O Doy.cn Fine Parlor Brooms , ( $8 00).i ) ' 160 00'
850 Standard British Novels 1062 60 *
' 4 V , . ' , . , . V . '
300 'Jt \ rurnu. "M - = i.eoo . ox
1 Huckot Windmill . no oo
1-3 Section Harrow . 16 00
1-2 Section Harrow . 10 00
Pair Finy Thorough Hurlcflliiro Pigs 100 00
The dint iibuti < m of U.CHO premiums will take place on the -Itli day of Hard ) , 1683 ,
All artlulcH that con bo sent by mall will bo forwarded postpaid to the nubicriber's ad.
ilreHs. Articles to bo shipped by express or freight will le forwarded to thelr.deauna'
tion with freight payable Dy the couuignt'e. '
Tlio bubBcrlptioii jirlco ot Tim DAILY UKK la Ten Dollara par annum.
Direct your remittance to TIIK OMAHA I'uiiUHiiiNO COJII-ANY by money order or
rcgisteicd Ibttcr , wLo will forwar-l jou a uumbcred premium receipt , which will bo
registered In a premium book. Koch remittance should also give explicit direction aa
to pofttofllco addroua. 1'artifs to whom articles are allotted that are too bulky for
mall will be notified ami icqucBtcd to give directions liow and when uliipmoiit is to be
The dhtiibutlon will bo made without discrimination or favoritism , through ? a com
mittee selected by the subscribe present at the time the awards are made , Ally a
aim a in this Bchemo in to collect our back dues aud secure payuiento lor the coming
year , llml to extend our circulation over a greater territory ! | . . >
Omaha , Nobraika