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TheNfflOMLH Vorld's Fair.
SANTA CJLAUb bUAi
My Corstry: "lis of Ihec,
Sweet kind cf liberty,
Ut tnee 1 sing;
Land where cur fathers
Land where cur Mothers
Over the vash-tv.b tied
Let treedom ring.
My native country thec
Land of the noble, free
Thy name I love ;
I love thy treks and fn'13
But oh: what hur.dr 1 liis;
My sou! with horror thrills ;
When I think of
Let music sweH frc 1 rrcte,
And blow through ail the
Hail SANTA CLAU5:
Let tired mortals wskz
And gladly tr' a cake,
Let all for defiances sake,
Join the applause.
NORTH PLATTE, NEB.
IrfTEKiiST o.v Timi: Dkposits. Gknkk
ax. Banking Bcsinkss Tkansacti:!).
A. D. IIUCKWORTII, Pres.
U. P. TIME TABLE.
No. 8-ChiiKo Kxpw
No. 2 Limitiil
No. S Atlantic Kxprew
No. 2 Frcislit
" YIX V. M.
" 4:i: A. M.
" fr.Vt A. St.
" io r. si.
GOING VEST-MOUNTAIN TIME.
No. "-Pacific Kinross I,,U,t .'il? ,V 11
No. 5 Di'iivit Kxpresn -
No. 1-Limitetl .. ..-m !.'
Ku. 21 -Freight --VlJ.
J. C Fkkouson. AKent
Office: N vii.i.e Hixx k, Sixth Stkei-
NOIlTIt PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
North I latto to stay.
over Foley's Store.
AV. C. LBMOjST,
Land Attorney and Loan Agt.
Monev constantly on linncl to closo farm loans
at lowed rates given in Western Nelinwka.
All kinds of buiness leforo United States Laud
OHico attended to.
NORTH PLATTE, - NER.
E. 13. WARNER,
A full line of first-class funeral supplies
always in stock.
East Sixth street, next door to First Na
XOKTII PLATTE, - NEBBBSKA.
Telegraph orders promptly attended to.
Fine Boot and Shoe Maker,
And Dealer In
MEN'S LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Perfect Fit, Best Work and Goods a?
Represented or Money Refunded.
REPAIRING PROMPTLY DONE.
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
B virtne of the lavs of the State of Nebmskn.
I hereby offer a reward of Fifty Dollars for the
captnie and conviction of any iers-on charged
with horse stealing in Lincoln county.
D. A. UAKhh.
Jty virtue ofnn onW of sale i--nnl by W. C.
Lliler, clerk of the litriet court of Lincoln county,
Nelira-kn. upon a decree of foreclo-u'e of a tuort
ae upon the ircnii-t'- lieruinafter iIocribiM,
rendered in nM court in favor of the Nebraska
Loan nm! Trust Company nxniu-t George 51. Ilob
l)itt anil Annie L. HubbiH, I have levied the
following real e-tate a the property of iiil
OeorKe M. Ilobbilt and Annio I. Jtobbitt, to-iit:
The nnrthwei-t quarter of s-ection twenty-four rJI i.
in towii'-hip twelve 1 12 1, north of range thirty
wet of tlio Sixth priiiciil meridian, in Lincoln
county, Nebraska: and I will on the ISth day of
.June.'lKU, at ten o'clock a. in. of s-aid day, nt the
front door of the court lioiu-e in said county, in
North Platte, -ell said real e-taie at public auction
to the highest bidder for ca-h to sati-fy said order
of sale, the amount ilue thereon in the njjKrejjale
lieing the sum of JI.O'JJ and f.TC.'J.'i costs and accru
ing iiitore-t and co-l.
North l'latte. May Will, KJI.
lj; 1). A. IIakku, Sheriff.
SIIi:i:il'"F S SALI
ISv virtue of an order of sale is-tied by W. C
l'.lder, clerk id the district court of Lincoln county.
Nebraska, upon a decree of forc-loMire of a inort-
K.-.se upon tlie premi-es iiereiunner oescnucu
lendered in said court in favor of Anglo-American
Mortgage and Tru-t Company ngidn-t .Tohii C.
iiamiiion, ei. .i., i n.i.- -w-4 itrm i.uniu
real estate a- the properly of (ho sr.id John C.
Jli'lIIIUll'II, 11. ill., Iiinii. wii- .-wtii....- ... ...
section tlurly-twoCCji, in tnwii-hip i.ine ('.). range
thirty Ct'J i. we--t of the Sixth principal meridian.
: , l 1 1 ...1 T ..ill ...i II... nli
III UIKOIII itlll.i.t, ititi-itii. iiiiii mil i.ii Hiv
day of July. IKUl, at one o'clock p. la. of saiil day,
at the front door of-the c mrt hou.-e of said county.
111 Minn l'lauc. Fell ?mti re.u e-inie ai pwuiic
aiu-lioii lo Ibe highess l.idder for casb to sati-fy
-lid order of sale, the amount due thereuntil the
...... .......I.. Imini. 111., -.nil nf I(I'IT :m. I .v'Kii:!
cots and accruing interest and co-Is.
North riaile, Neil., June I. i.n.
IT, I. A. ISAKKH, Sheriff.
NOT1CL OF ATTACHMENT.
Frank Mallard will take notice Ih d on the 111b
day of M-ircli, lrtil, W. S. 1'eniston a Ju-tice of the
I'eace of Lincoln county, r.elira-l:n, is-ued an onler
of altachnieut for the sum of -j-T-Sl) in an action
liending before him. wherein Charles F. Iddings is
plaintiff and Frank Mallard defendant, 'that
properly consisting of money in the hands of John
Murphy" has been attached under said order. Said
cause was continued to the l:'.lh day of June, IWU.
at one o'clock p. ni. Chaui.ks F. Iihunok.
TO FLOAT THE AIK SUir.
ESTR A V NOTICE.
Taken up by the undersigned April G
1SD1, one buckskin horse are about Feven
years, black inano and tail, four black
"feet, branded E (with bar above) on left
hind log near Hank, dim brand on fore
loir. J. M. Balky. Myrtle. Neb.
" " ESTR AY NOTICE.
Taken up on the 10th day of May A.
I). ISO I :is a stray on Section 2 in Town
ship IS North, Ranne S2 West, in Lincoln
County, Nehraska, l.y the subscriber, who
there resides, one black m:ire, branded cs
on left shoulder, about eiht years old:
weight 11.10 pounds. When taken up the
mare had sore neck.
The owner of said property can have
the same by proving property and paying
Dated tins Gth day of June A. I). 1S91.
LAND OFFICE HOTICES.
An old physician, retired from practice,
having hud" jdaced in his hands by an
East India missionary the formula of a
simple vegetable remedy for the speedy
and permanent cure of Consumption.
Bronchitis. Catarrh. Asthma, and all
throat and and Lung Affections, also a
positive and radical cure for Nervous
Debilitv and all Nervous Complaints,
after having tested its wonderful cura
tive powers in thousands of cases, has
felt it his dutv to make it known to his
suffering fellows. Actuated by this
motive ami a desire to relieve human
suffering. I will send free of charge, to
all who desire it, th'w receipe. in German,
Prench, or English, with full directions
for preparing and using. Sent by mail
lv addressing with stamp, naming ths
japer. V. A. Noyks,
20 Powers' Block, Rochester. N. .
Land Office nt North Platte. Neb.,
.May 11. IM'1.
Notice is hereby given that the following
sunned settler has filed notice of bis intention to
make linal proof in support of his claim and
that said proof will be made before tlio Ilcgister
and Receiver at North l'latte. Neb., on July
Utb, lM'I, viz: Thomas M, .lohnf-m who made
Honn'stead Kntry No. .Villi for the southwest
quarter of section 1:1, town lti. north range 27.
west. Ho nanus the following witnesses to
prove hi continuous reridenee upon and culti
vation of Kiid land, viz: John 31. Jlartin. James
31. Alexander. John 1. Schmittgen, Abraham L.
Auble, all of UarU-ld 1 ().. Neb.
is; Join: 1. aksbitt. liegister,
Ijmd Oiliccat North l'latte. Neb.. )
31ay i::t WU. f
Vii'n la tinrnliV f.7rin that. tllt folliiwill!;-
n&nied settler has "tiled notice of his intention
to make final proof in support ot his claim and
that said proof will be made before the Register
and Receiver at North l'latte. Neb., on July
7, lSid, viz: John Kostik, II. E. No. 1U.V-'.', for
west half of the southeast quarter and the north
east quarter of the southwest quarter and the
southeast quarter of the northwest quarter
of section 2:i, town V, range ::. lie
uniiies the following witn- ssch to prove his
coatinnou.H residence upon and cultivation of
aid land, viz: Abraham Harry, Wallace 31.
Raskin, of 3Iavwood. Neb., and John II. Runyeii,
Charlio Lsvick, of Weiltieet. Neb.
i:k; John 1. N&uiTr, Register.
June 10th, 1S91.
The board of county commission
ers met, as a board of equalization;
present M. Oberst, E. l3. Alurphv
and W. S. Hill.
A complaint was received from C.
L. Wood to the effect that lot 11,
block 102, North l'latte, was assess
ed loo low in accordance with as
sessment of lot 10, block 102. The
complainant also considered lot 2,
block 157, too high in accordance
with lot 1, block 157. The -complaint
June 11th, 1S91.
The following order was issued
to Win. Neville: You are hereby
notified to appear before Hie county
commissioners, sitting as a board of
equalization, June 12th and show
cnue why the assessment, of lS'Jl
on lot 11, block 102, should not be
raised. A similar order was issued
to J. C. Hupier and shov;ause why
assessment should not be raised on
lot 1. block 157.
The Lexington Gazette published
a letter last week from Mary L.
Townsend, of Albany, Oregon, in
which the writer, among other
things says: "Thousands of people
from all parts of the United States
are coming into Oregon and Wash
ington, only to find every branch
of business overdone. If there is
anyone in Lexington who has got
the Oregon fever they had better
write to me, I think their fever will
cool down and the will keen their
money and stay where the' are.''
,1 mitre Sevmour. who is a democrr-t,
concurred in by the other four
judges, settles the governorship of
that state in favor of the republi
cans. The cry that the republicans
were trying to steal a state govern
ment, should now cease, and here
after Governor Hill, of 2ew York,
will probably honor the requisitions
for criminals issued by the republi
can governor of the Nutmeg state,
unless possibly he may consider
himself higher authority than the
supreme ponrt of sister common
Pennr.isrton Orjraiil7.es a Company tvlth
Millions at Its Hack.
Burlington, la., June 15. A deal
was consummated in this city that will
transfer the entire business and machin
ery shops of the Pennington air ship en
terprise from Mount Carmel, Ills., and
St. Louis, Mo., to Burlington. E. J.
I'enmngton nas been in tins city tor a
week past, ostensibly to complete the
pending negotiations for bringing to
this citv for its initial night on July 4,
a new air ship that is now being built
in St. Louis. The result of the negotia
tions was the organization of the Burl
ington Air Ship company, and articles
of incorporation were filed. The
officers are: President, James
Frame; vice president, George A. Dun
can: secretary C. A. Frick: treasurer,
H. A. Brown: general manager, J. W.
Murphy. The company incorporates
with a capital of $10.000,000 $1,(00,00()
paid up. All the air ship apparatus,
together with the small exhibits at the
Chicago exposition and the large ship
now building at the St. Louis exposition
grounds, will be brought to this city
this week, m charge of Messrs Penning
ton, Ptigh and Butler. The new ship
jill be completed in this city, and will
make its initial llight on July 4. It is
elaborately planned, and will carry four
passengers, and is expected to fly from
Burlington to New York.
Wet Weather Hinders Corn ami Wheat
in Missouri and Nebraska.
Crete, Neb., June 13. The weekly
weather and crop bulletin for Nebraska,
issued by the Boswell observatory, says
the continued cool, cloudy, wet weather
has hindered the growth and the culti
vation of corn, but small grain is gener
ally in excellent condition.
The temperature has been decidedly
below the average. The rainfall has
been everywhere above the average, ex
cept in the extreme northwest, tind gen
erally much above the average. Heavy
rains on the 3th and Gth, followed by
cloudy weather and more or less rain
all the week, have kept the surface of
the ground too wet for cultivation and
corn is becoming weedy.
The weather has been favorable for
the growth of small grain, which in
most parts of the state never looked
better, with the exception of some fall
sown grain that was injured by the
drouth of last fall. In the northeast
the drouth hindered the growth of small
grain in the earl' part of the season,
but it is now reported in fair condition
and proming an average crop.
Corn is everywhere reported back
ward, and in some sections at least two
weeks behind the average condition for
this season of the year. Some of the
corn is looking yellow and some re
planting has been necessary, owing to
destruction by cut worms and washing
out by heavy rains, but generally the
corn is in a healthy condition.
Missouri AVeekly Crop Report.
St. Louis, Mo., June 15. The secre
tary of the state board of agriculture
furnishes the following crop report:
The rainfall was almost continuous the
first live days of the week in ail parts of
the state. In the extreme southern
portion the soil is in line condition. In
the central eastern portion great injury
was caused to wheat and corn by exces
sive rains and floods. The temperature
has been above the normal. The sun
shine has been below the normal. The
wheat prospect declined during the
week, the greatest injury being from
lodging and rust. The injury from in
sects is not so great as expected. In
Washington county a red beetle has en
tirely destroyed the oat louse. Oats
and meadows have improved during
the week. The apple crop continues to
decline, but peaches are excellent and
other fruit fine.
Kail way Telegraphers.
St. Louis, Mo., June 13. About eight
hundred members of the order of Railway
Telegraphers are in the city to attend
the sixth annual convention of that or
ganization. Mauj matters of import
ance to the order will arise at this meet
ing. The question of eliminating from
the constitution the non-striking clause
will come up. as well as that of apply
ing to the v cueration of Kailwaj Lm
ployes for admission to that bod'. Sev
eral members of the Brotherhood of
Telegraphers, a sister organization, who
are m the city, say that the federation
people cannot admit the Railway Tel
egraphers unless thev are consolidated
with the Brotherhood. The members
of the latter organization are hard at
work among the railway men arguing
the necessity of complete harmony be
tween the organizations. The session
will last three or four days.
Mail Dogs and Cattle.
Maushalltown, Ia June 15. In
tense excitement prevails a few miles east
of Dtinlap over the ravages of hydro
phobia among dogs and cattle. Within
the past few days thirteen head of cattle
belonging to Ueorge lluinuiell, aliectetl
by the malady, were shot and others are
expected to be stricken, l wentv tto:
have also been killed. A little child of
James Fautz shows symptoms of hydro
phobia from drinking milk from a cow
affected with rabies.
While Temporarily Insane.
Akron, 0., June 13. William II.
Cowan committed suicide in the Empire
house by shooting himself through the
head. He was a traveling salesman for
a Chicago firm. His room mate testi
fied that Cowan was laboring under the
impression that some one was pursuing
him to take away his position.
I'ostotliee anil Mail Uestroj-ccl.
Sedalia, Mo., June 15. An incon
difiry fire at Green Ridge, twelve miles
south of Sedalia, caused a loss of 3,000
with only $2,000 insurance. Tho blaze
started in the postoffice, a one-story
frame building, which was consumed,
together with all the mail in the office.
Stable antl Animals Itiirncd.
Wichita, Kan., June 15. A large
sale and training barn at Mulvane, the
property of Brown & Price, Clay Hills
stable close by, and a feed store were
burned. Two stallions and a jack val
ued at $4,000 were consumed. The loss
on the buildings was $'2,000.
Tlirce I'ersons 1'eris.lied.
New York, June 15. In a tenement
house fire on Third avenue Philip Brady,
aged 53, Catherine Brady, his wife,
aged 40, and their 13-year-old son Philip
Brady, were burned to death.
Itudyard Kipling Said to Do Dying.
New Brighton, Pa., June 13. Rud
yard Kipling is dying with consump
tion. Abscesses formed in his lungs,
and at intervals he can not speak above
,i whisper. By order of physicians he
was taken from London to Italy two
weeks ago, where the climate it is hoped
will benefit him.
'he decision of lite supreme
rt of Connecticut, written by
Natural Gas in Minnesota.
Warren, Minn.. June 13. In sink
ing an artesian well two miles west of
tills city natural gas was struck at a
depth of twenty feet. It came with
such force that it threw stones thirty
leet high. The gas was accidentally ig
nited and the flame shot up into the air
fort v. feet
Smallpox at Omaha.
Omaha, May 11. The wife of the
superintendent and three inmates of the
count hospital are down with small
pox. A patient was sent to the hos
pital two weeks ago, supposed to be suf
fering with chickenpox. The disease
dex-eloned into a case of smallpox.
The fifty largest libraries in Germany
possess 12,700,000 volumes, against those
of England with about G,450,000, and of
North America with about C.100,000
S iXS II
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CONCEALING THEIR DEFICIENCIES.
Can you ask more?
Manuscript of "ironic, Sweet Home."
The death of Mrs. Asa Jackson in Ath
ens, Ga., has brought up once again the
much talked of mystery of the where
abouts of the oiiginal of John Howard
Payne's "Home, Sweet Home.'
Mrs. Jackson was a near relative of
Miss Mary Hardin, who was much ad
mired by John Howard Payne. For a
long time Miss Hardin had the only
known copy of the famous song in the
handwriting of its author. When she
was dying several years ago in Athens it
was rumored that in one of her eccentric
moods she had willed the copy to be
buried with her, but when asked on her
deathbed if this were true she told Mrs.
Jackson that she had not done so, but
had left tho manuscript, as well as all
her other earthly goods, as a bequest to
After Miss nardiu's death tho manu
script was searched for by Mrs. Jackson,
but was not found. Only a few davs ago
a reporter called on Mrs
asked if nothing had ever come of the
"Nothing yet," was the reply, "but I
Why One Old Negro ConUl Not Write nnd
Another Could rtot Count.
Two stories characteristic of the negro
were told in the smoke room of a trans
Said a gentleman from New Orleans:
I stood on the levee in our city one
morning whilo tho paymaster of a river
steamer was engaged m paying off the
"As each man presented himself at the
cashier's window the paymaster asked
the question whether he would sign his
name or make his mark. If he was un
able to write the paymaster, of course,
subscribed the name and left a place for
the man to place a cross.
"You must recollect that since the
close of the war and the establishment
of schools for freedmen tho negroes of
the south are very unwilling to admit
ignorance upon their part.
"The payment of the men proceeded
without incident until ono young up
country darky presented himself at the
window in response to the calling of the
name Eugene Jackson.
" 'Will you write your name or make
a cross, Jackson?' said the paymaster.
" Til write my name,' replied the
"The pen was handed to him and tho
place for Ins signature w;is carefully
pointed out on the pay roll.
"The man took the pen clumsily,
dipped it in the ink, looked at it and
then at the pay roll and finally laid it
dowiidi the desk.
"What time is it?' he asked, looking
up at tho paymaster.
" 'It is just 10 o'clock,' was tho reply.
wen, men, saiu mo uarky, 'i guess
I ain't got time to write my name. I've
got to meet a man at the custom house
at 12 o'clock, and I guess I'll just make a
"The custom house," said tho New-
Orleans man, in conclusion, "is about ten
. - i ii r i
minutes wane irora wnere tho man was
-xnac reminds mo or a little expe
rience I once had with a negro," said a
brick manufacturer of a little town up
the Hudson, who chanced to bo of the
"Wc called the man old Uncle Ned,"
continued the speaker. "Ho was a dear
old white headed fellow, with a bent back
and about seventy years old at tho time
the incident I am about to relate oc
"He bad lived in a little shanty in the
town for years and did odd nobs at
whitewashing, masonry work and va
rious other things.
"One day I wanted a man to stack
some brick for mo in piles of a thousand
each, and to turn a little something in
the way of Uncle ed I hired him for
" 'Can you count, Ned?' I asked him
after 1 had told him what I wanted.
" 'Yes, indeed, I kin, massa," the
fellow replied with a chuckle, 'I
Jackson and counj; rjght smart, and he ran off the
numerals up to ten glibly enough.
"Ned began his task and worked
steadily for somo hours. 1 looked out
hope to find it before I die. Mary kept of mv offico wimlow after awhile aml
the ropv concealed all the time while
she lived. John Howard Payne sent it
to her when he was consul to Algiers,
and between the lines were written lit
tle love messages. They were sweet
hearts once, these two. Mary w:ts offered
tempting sums for the manuscript in her
lifetime by publishers, but would never
part with it.
"Several lawyers have lately been to
me to get my permission for them to
ferret out the whereabouts of the manu
script, but I have refused to let them
take the case. I feel certain that it will
come to liylit before I die."
It is generally believed that tho manu
script will somo time be found. Some
think that the copy, which was known to
be the only one extant written by Payne
himself, was stolen from the house by a
servant. Pittsburg Dispatch.
A Little Georgia Volcano.
Mr. Henry Garlrell, living about ten
miles from Ell i jay, (Ja., says thf re is a
tree on the mountain above the large
cliff of marble on the line of the Marietta
and North Georgia railroad that has
been burning for live months.
The latter part of last October the
woods were being burnt off, and an old
hollow tree caught fire. About three
weeks thereafter ho saw the fire and
found that the tree had been almost con
sumed, and the ground appeared to be
ablaze. Ho has Avatched it continuously
ever since, and can see the fire better on
a rainy night.
Sunday he took a long rod of iron and
some water and poured the water in the
hole, but it did not extinguish it. He
then ran his iron rod down about five
feet through the cinders and got somo
out. The whole mass in the hole is red
hot, and the material when taken out
is very much like shop cinders, but after
being exposed for a few hours it slacks
like lime. It is very strong with alkali,
and smells like sulphur. Gilmer county
may have a young volcano. Cor. At
Government in Competition.
It is perhaps not generally known that
Montreal has the cheapest telephonic
service on the continent today. But so
it is, and the increase in the number of
persons now having telephones in their
residences and offices has been exceed
ingly large since the rates were lowered
to twenty-five dollars in both residences
and offices by the Bell Telephone com
pany. The Federal Telephone company
has at present almost 0,300 city sub
scribers, their prices being thirty-five
dollars for offices and twenty-fivo dollars
for private residences, while the Bell, in
the city alone, have about 5,000. The
latter company are increasing their sub
scribers at .about the average rate of over
a hundred a month, while the Federal
company's list of patrons is also steadily
on tho increase. Think of it, twenty
five dollars a year when we here in Bos
ton pay 125 a year, or five times as
much. Boston Transcript.
saw that he had far exceeded his number
of a thousand bricks to a stack.
"I walked out to see about it. He was
hard of hearing and did not detect mv
approach :is I camo up behind him. I
urew nearer ami overneam mm say, as
he lay each brick on the stack: A nudder
an a nudder, and der goes a nudder. A
nudder, an' a nudder, and der goes a
" 'What in tho world are you doinf
iiyd?' I asked.
-ouuiin ue uncus, massa, he re-
puc;t, as neiconiinueu, '.a nnuiter an a
nr-MJor, an der goes a nudder.'
'But, Ned, you can't count bricks that
way; that is not counting. 1 thought
SOU could count one, two, three, four.
" 'Yes, I dun iolo you I could count,
an fo I did up to ten, but ised's prettv
olo now, massa, an' after ten he dun for
get his schoolln', an' so ho counts a
nudder. an' a nudder, an' der goes a
"There was something pathetic about
the poor old follows speech," continued
the speaker. "Of course I paid him for
his day's work," he added; "but I had
to have his stack of bricks recounted, and
suiu to give me uaiancc oi me joo to a
couple of twelve-year-old boys, who were
more expert at figures than lie." New-
Knslisli Hospital Statistics.
Taking the quantity of medicine used
at St. Bartholomew's hospital, London,
as a fair criterion of the medicine used
per patient, the quantities of medicine
used every year in the hospitals of this
country are as follows: Ointment, SO.0C0
pounds; cod liver and castor oils and va
rious kinds of mixtures and lotions, etc.,
150.000 gallons; upward of half a million
pills, and between thirty and forty tons
of linseed. Mr. II. C. Burdett estimates
that the hospitals of the kingdom have
invested property worth ten millions.
Their income is nearly a million and a
nuarter per annum.
The expenditure per bed varies most
strangely. It is least m Scotland and
greatest in an Irish institution. At
Westminster it is only 70 per bed; at
University College hospital it is .CHOper
bed; at the Royal Surrey County hospi
tal it is 111; at tho Devon and Exeter
51, and about the same at tho South
Devon and East Cornwall hospital.
Pimplea on tho Pace
Breaking Out -
8 kin Tronbleaj -
Little 8ores Eot8kk :
Boibi Blotches 5
Gold Sores Bad Breath ;
Sore Mouth or Lips j :
If tou Buffer from but of ;
tncBC Kjmptom, take
DOCTOR ACKER'S 1
: ENGLISH :
nro you cTcr used mercury' It so, did you
i plve yourelt tho needed attention at tho time I
- Vo need no t tell you that you require a blood ;
medicine, to ensure freedom from tho after
Z fecta. Ir. Aekcr'n Knsllh lllood tllxlr is tho .
nnv bnnwn medicine that will thoroughly cradl- s
thn nMsnn from the system. Oct it from-
Ivour drucsrist, or write to W. II. IIoOKKIt i !
-"mil.. 4 Wcet Broadwuy, cw orlt City.
A KIcli 1'arls Beggar.
Pucciarelli, a Paris beggar, committed
suicide by throwing himself from tho
window of the apartment which he occu
pied in the Rue Princesse. The streets
of Paris, if they are not exactly paved
with gold for the benefit of tho bej
gar, are at anv rate macadamized with
bronze. Tho commissary of police for
the quarter in which the Rue Prin
cesse is situated was called upon to make
the usual examination as to the death of
Pucciarelli. In performing his task in
the dead man's room which was not cer
tainly furnished with sufficient luxury
to render the same a lengthy operation
he nevertheless made the interesting dis
covery that the old man possessed in se
curities and money no less a sum than
80,000 francs ($10,000.)
Like most beggars, Pucciarelli lived
frugally; a little bread and cheese and a
demi-settier of wine were sufficient for
his needs. One luxury he allowed him-
Closing -:- Out :- Sale
BOOTS and SHOES
will close out my entire stoch of Boots and
Shoes ad a, GREAT SACRIFICE. Wishing
to quit the business 1 will give bargains
on all goods in stoch. Some of the best
goods made in this couniry will be
cnl F mil ! i 4- 2 yfii f c All f In.
0.Al.y tl(it I. tall IS t CfcO ll. Lli lilU 1 - "
afternoon and evening he lav on his bed for Darauis av
and smoked cigarettes. Lately he had
met with reverses in his profession. Oth
er beggars stronger than himself had
driven him awav from where he had been
wont to make so much, and he had been
forced to seek fresh fields for his indus
try. Cor. Chicago News.
Our goods are all th e very best. Xo shoddy hi
stoch. Call in for Bargains, for you never bought
Good Goods for such prices.
I offer at a bargain the entire stock and fix
tures to any one desiring to engage in the Boot
and Shoe trade. The reason for selling is that
other enterprises engage my attention. Call
Otten's Boot & Shoe Store
The rincst l'lillinun Car.
Hot bpnngs thorough hreus are ag
grieved because Cornelius Vanderbilt has
not taken his annual bath here this sea
son. But the assemblage of millionaires
has been tolerably representative of the
country's plutocratic crop. The sidings
at the Hot Springs railwav terminus
I. E. S0ME3S,
at the not springs railway terminus t-i 1 o 1
have been filled with private cars of rail- h AVlCr mif ( IT PIT PI
way and other potentates who can afford 1 U VJcllUlll,
The Scieiik American.
Tho Most Popular Scientific Paper in
ESTABLISHED 1045. WEEKLY 33.00
such luxuries for wcoks. Just now the
finest private car here is Mr. Pullman's
ot course. 1 he car is painted a quiet
color, and there is nothing gaudy about
its appointments, but the big arched
plate glass windows, the massive steel
frame and many other details bespeak
the superior quality of this comfortable
home on wheels.
It is like Mr. Pullman that the Pull
man monogram, L L C. in gold, is the
only distinguishing mark upon the side
of the car. So many men would have
put their own initials there. Mr. Pull
man once told mo himself that he hadn't
much use for a private car, and most of
his traveling is done in ordinary Pull
man coaches. Hot Springs Cor. Pitts
NORTH PLATTE, NEBR.
The statistics which have been gath
ered for the 1S01 edition of the American
Newspaper Directory show a remarkable
increase m the number ot newspapers
published. According to this standard
authority there are now lU.olU publica
tions of different classes in the United
States and Canada a net gain of 1,01 JJ
over last vear's record. At no time since
the publication of the book was begun
has t he increase been so large. Last vear
it was only Go0, and the figures for the
present year even exceed those of 188-1.
when the net increase was 1,"00.
As regards geographical distribution,
New York state still holds the lead, now
having 1,958 papers as against 1,778 for
last year. Illinois, Pennsylvania and
Ohio follow in the order named. The
fifth and sixth places are now held by
lowa aim .uissonn, whose gam m new
newspapers has been large enough to put
them ahead of the Dominion of Canada
and Kansas, which held these positions
last vear. The end of the list is brought
up by Alaska, with only three publica
tions. Printer's Ink.
Can furnish all kinds of fruit and
shade trees, forest trees, and seed
lings for tree claims at lowest
1 1111 oi i
prices. Also all Kinds or plants and
flowers. Estimates and designs
given ror laying out new grounds.
Yards kept by contract.
Chamberlain's Eyo and Skin
A certain euro for Chronic Sore Eye?,
Tetter, Salt Rheum, Scald Head, Old
Chronic Sores, Fever Sores, Eczema,
Itch, Prairie Scratches, Sore Nipples
and Piles. It is cooling; and soothing.
Hundreds of cases have been cured by
it after all other treatment had failed.
It is put up in 25 and 50 cent boxes.
Dii. HUMi'iiiiEva'SrnciFics aregcicntltlcallyanrt.
carefully preare! prescriptions ; used for many (
years In private nract lee wltlisuccot,anlforovcr
thirty years used by the people. Every Made Spo-
Tliese Speelilcs cure without drugging, purje
InjrorreUuclnKthe system, mid are in fact ami
deedtheovcrciRn remedies of the"VorIl.
UST OF riuscirAi. SOS.
What its discoverer declared to be a
new kind of mineral was received by the
department of agriculture the other day
all the wav from California. Professor
Galloway examined it, and told a report
er that it was merely a fungus of a very
peculiar kind which grows in California
and several other states a.' far cast as
Michigan, being developed upon the
truiiKs oi pine trees, ihe specimen men
tioned weighed about three pounds and
was very solid, being composed almost
entirely of resin. This material, for the
purpose of its own support, the parasite
causes the tree to secrete in unusual
quantities. Wherever the fungus flour
ishes it is believed by the country people
to be an excellent substitute for quinine,
and is used by them as a remedy for
chills and fever. Washington Star.
1 Fpvcmu Congestion, mllamnir.tlon...
a Worms, Worm Fever. Worm Colic
: Cryinir Colic.orTeethlnKOf Infants
t DiitrrTUen, of Children or Adults
5 JlyHi'ntcry. Griping. Bilious Colic...
It Cholera alorlin.N, Vomiting
7 Cous:h, Cold. Ilroneliltls
H Neuralgia, Tootltache.Faceachc...
! Headache. Sick Headache. Vertigo
10 lly.spep.sin, lllllous Stomach
11 Siinpreseil or Painful Periods.
X' Whites, too l'rofue l'criods
i:i Croup. Cough. Dilllcult Ureathlnc ...
I I ralt Rhcuiii. Erysipelas. Kroptions.
1. IthcumatiMiii, Itheiimnticl'alns
H5 I'ererand Aane, Chills. Malaria....
17 I'iles. inind or r.Icedlm.-
l!l Cntnrrli, Influenza. Cold lathcllend
ISO Whoopiiic Cuk1i Violent Comtlm.
a-l :enernl DcMlity.l'hyMcal Wenknws
i!7 Kidney inNir
S Xl'rvnlH Itcliililv 1
.ill I.'rinary weanness, w ciunc neo. ..
3- Di.scnsesof tiielloart.ralpltatlonl.OO
Sold ly Drugs!1:!, or sent postpaid on receipt
of price. lire. IIc.nfiir.E7S' .Iam'ai, (III paces)
richly itound In cloth anil iwhl. mailed free.
HUMPHREYS' MEDICINE CO..
Cor. William and John Streets, New York.
Till nnrivnllcd periodical, now in its FOltTY
SIXT1I YEAH, cotitinncsto ninintnin its high
reputation for excellenco. nnd enjoy tho lament
circulation ever attained by nny scientific pub
lication. Every number contains sixteen larpo
paues. beautifully pntittil. eleenntly illuitrnteil;
it presents in popular stj lea descriptive record
ot the moi-t novel, intercstini? nnil importnnt
advances in all the principal department ot
Science and the Useful Arts, embracing Hiology,
lieoloBj-. Mineralogy, Natural Histry. (icog
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electricity, l.ilit. llcnt. Mechanical Eneinecr
iu. Steam anil Hailway Engineering Mining,
Ship HuiliiinK. Marino Engineering. I'hoto
lirnphy. Technology. Manufacturing Industries,
t-'amtnry Engineering. Agriculture. Horticulture,
Domestic Kcononiy. Iliogmphy. Jmiicine. etc.
A last amount of fresh nml valuable information
pertaining to these nlliiil subjects is given, the
whole profusely illustrated with engravings.
The most importnnt Engineering Works,
Mechanisms nnd Manufactures, nt homo an.i
abroad, nm represented nnd described in TllEi
It nbounds with fresh nnd interestinR ubjects
fordircussion, thought or experiment. It tends
to improve the inind:cncourages to self-exertion,
activity nnd development; furni-hes hundreds of
iwftil "suggestion, for business, nnd for simple,
light and profitable occupations. It promotes
Industry, l'rogress. Thrift anil Intelligence in
every community where it circulates.
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place in every Dwelling. Shop, OHicc, School or
Library. Workmen, Foremen. Engineers,
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mil Hiioadwat N. Y.
Billiard : Hall,
J. 0. IIUI'FEK, Prop.
I lie Casino is sunnlinu with mU
pie billiard ami pool tables ami is
a pleasant orderly resort at all tiniest
Liquors and Ciprs
of the finest stock and brands will
be found at the bar.
Neville Block, North Platte.
A Hi- J-Ntate and 'o Heir.
The estate of the late jlrs. Wilson C.
Swann, cf l,ol2 Walnut street, will
amount, it is said, to Ao,000,000, and for
this vast wealth there appear to be no
heirs. The magnificent property at 1,012
Walnut street, with its inestimable
wealth of paintings, sculpture, carvings
and curios, will be sold at an early date.
The house was planned by Dr. Swann and
built in ISoT. In past years it was the
scene of main princely entertainments,
and although Mrs. Swann was aftiifitwi
Accidents AVHI Happen.
Did you note that dispatch from At
chison, Kan., relating how "Mrs. Ellen
Pat ton, a local poetess of considerable
note, dislocated her jaw this morning
while yawning?" Did yon observe that
record of how Rufus Gethcridge, of
Worcester, Mass., "broke the small bone
of his left leg in stepping out of bed?"
Did von reflect upon the solemn fact that
Colonel Warton, of Jefferson, Mo., while
picking his teeth "with a wooden tooth
nick, drew it down into his lungs and
died of strangulation?" This brief arti
cle is simply intended to show how, in
the midst of life, yon may be some
where else. Cincinnati Enquirer.
Much Ado About si Cent.
The smallest deposit ever made in this
city was that of Postmaster Jewett, who
recently placed one cent to a special ac
count of a Comanche county postmaster
in the ichita National bank, who in
ins quarterly settlement last iall was
found short this amount. The depart
ment will be duly notified of the credit
made. The second assistant postmaster
treasury, and in turn will demand a re
ceipt from the treasurer of tho United
States at Xew York, who will send this
receipt in triplicate to the postmaster
m riT-.i I , 1 1 . r It-- IT. "A, "I
States and the Comanche countv nost-
master. Great is the circumlocution
office! Wichita Eagle.
An Adder with Two Heads.
Professor G. A. Rogers, tho aeronaut,
dropped into the office recently, having
in his possession a very rare species of a
brown adder. It was eleven and one
half inches long, and with two distinct
heads, one and one-quarter inches from
point of contact, had the appearance of
two snakes artistically rolled into one.
wit ha form of norvousnrostrntinn ivi,;,.'. This necuhar freak of nature was killed
confined her to her anartments ;mil nv.' a few days ago by a seven-year-old Milton
i - i . .
venteu ner auenuance to social duties, it
was her wish that thee entertainments
should be continued. Probably no es
tablishment in Philadelphia was main
tained on a more lavish scale during Dr.
Swaim's life. Philadelphia Record.
Death of an Kditor.
Frank Campbell, a noted character of
Victoria, B. C, died recently. For more
than twe::ty-one years he carried on a
store and was known to every person in
the city for his good humor and wide
spread charity. But he was better known
as editor of the "BuHetm." This was
not a pap.-r. but was a big blackboard,
on which was placed every bit of local
uvws as soon as it was known. The nco-
p!e of Victoria consulted the Enlletin
with as innch confidence as they did their
(N. H.) boy, who performed the feat
with a short stick as the adder was com
ing out of a small pile of rocks. Boston
lli Prices for Newspaper Stoclc.
A few Loudon Graphic shares came
into the market the other daw The
shares arc .O each, 33 paid; and on
these dividends ranging from 23 to 104
per cent, have been paid. The lots were
eagerly competed for at the prices rang
ing round IS0 per share. This is a pre
minm of over 500 per cent. London Tit
In France a new "magic mirror" has
lately been introduced. It consists es
sentially of a glass plate coated with a
film of platinum so thin as to be trans
parent to light coming through from be
hind, whilf being a true mirror or re
flector to light impinging on it from the
The mare Sunol cost Robert Bonner
f 11,000 when he bought her from Gov
ernor Stanford. The mice Mr. Bonner i
paid Mr. Vanderbilt for Maud S was I
10,000. Maud S's record is 2:0S? ; Sunol's ,
is 2:10t. i
The Hawaiian race has been steadily
JOS. F. FILLION,
Steam and Gas Fitting.
Cesspool and Sewerage a Specialty. Copper and Galvanized Iron Cor
nice, lm and Iron uoohngs.
Repairing of Kinds will receive Prompt Attention,
Locust Street, Detwcen Fifth and Sixth,
iSToftli "Platte, - tMebraska.
Brick Livery Stable.
ZE-CLrn. "I037- 3D. "77". Besack,
FIRST-CLASS RIGS FURNISHED
on short notice and at reasonable rales. Horses boarded by the week or
month. Careful and competent employes. Stable opposite the Hawley
House on east Fifth street,
" M J k
liie Hawaiian race has been steadily P n wi j m tt n tT
dwindling in numbers during the pros- J jr j (J II I J W A fa
ent century, and the latest census gives 1 AV 1
'JtlJlUlM. , , i .Ti 1
;pt on nami aim imiui: iu wu.
it a population of but 40,000, or a de
crease of one-half within a half century.
SER THAN EVER BEFORE
Hoor to Post office.
Six miles off the Ladrone Islands, in
the Pacific ocean, a Russian vessel tooc
soundings a few weeks ago and found a
depth of five miles, the deepest sjot yet
found m any ocean.
A woman's agricultural school is one
of the new English projects. Practical
instruction in poultry raising and dairy
fanning on the Devonshire principle will
be the principal branches taught.
Pills are a Positive Core for filcl Z
lleuduchr, RlllnuneM, and!
ICon.tljatlon. Small, pirn-;
ant and a furorltc with the;
IndteK. Sold in Enffland for Is.;
1X1., In America for 2.V. Get;
them from your Drogsiats, or;
lend to W. 11. HOOKER Jk ( O., I
46 Ylfit ItroaJumr. Xw Trk. I
Agents for the
AvM. n! o J roots and herbs which renders that gener
M6c,,ia ,ur viuuri tsoremarkabIe safe and easy with them.
i.-i qijgc Pills should bein three weeks before
uonibt oir Thousands of Testimonies open for
V T it t i . . Pees. Send tor Circular. Trice, per box, $2.
. - w v a xwvvxa rapper, poct-pmld. on receipt of 83.00.
EOICINE CO., WICHITA, KANS.
p l TABLE AND PERFECTLY HARMLESS,
L 11 ally21! from numerous herbs and roots, which
amon.' the Usaee Indians lor years, xi