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title: 'The Conservative [microform]. (Nebraska City, Neb.) 1898-1902, August 25, 1898, Page 14, Image 14',
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black brotli ami barley bread. Tboy bo-
lievecl that bo had been misrepresented.
lu truth , as Plutarch said , "bo changed
color more quickly than a ohamoloou. "
In Sparta ho was grave , temperate and
fond of physical exorcise ; in Ionia ho
wes easy going , luxurious and merry ,
in Thrace ho was drunken , in Thessnly
howas devoted to horsemanship , and in
the court of the Persian satraps he sur
passed Tissaphernes himself in magnifi
cence. As Sparta was to bo the prize of
the Athenian victory ho showed the
people their danger , advising thorn to
begin active operations against that
city. No better advice could have been
given them , and they profited by it.
A Zulu Rain Charm.
The Zulus employ a ram charm
which is very remarkable considering
their usual fierceness and cruelty. They
catch a bird , and after the tribal wizard
has consecrated it and made it a "heaven
bird" they throw it into a pool of wa
In spite of their own indifference to
the sufferings of animals they believe
that the sky , which they conceive to bo
a personality , will bo full of woo at the
death of the bird and drop sympathetic
tribute in showers of rain.
The legislative free pass is still uni
versal in Prance. Every member of the
chamber of deputies has free traveling
on any railroad in the country and is
furnished with a medal of identification
to make sure that he gets his privileges.
In the matter of pay they are better off
than the British members of parliament ,
though their indemnity of $5 a day is
small beside the $5,000 a year of the
United States congressman.
This Date In History Aug. 25 ,
1482 Margarut of Anjou , unfortunate queen of
Henry VI of England , died in France.
1770 Dnvid Hume , philosopher and historian ,
died at Edinburgh ; born 1711.
1819 Jnmcs VTntt , engineer and inventor , died.
1840 Daniel Stuart , noted improver of print
ing press , died.
18S5 Reuben E. Fenton , ox-governor of New
Yoik , died at Jamestown ; born 1819.
1890 Hamid Bin Thuain Bin Snld , sultan of
Zanzibar , died ; born 1850. Professor Nich
olas Rudinger , celebrated German anat
omist , died at Tutzing , Bavaria.
1SC7 President J. Idiarte Bordzi of Uruguay
shot and killed by an assassin in Monte
video. Mary Kyle Dallas , the aiithor , died
in New York city ; born 1847. Count Mutsu ,
formerly Japanese minister at Washington ,
died at Yokohama.
This Date In History Aug. 26 ,
1840 Enttlo of Crocy , Franco ,
in which cannon were first
used ; Edward III defeated
1635 Lopez Felix de la Vogn ,
often called Lope , prolific
Spanish poet and drama
tist , died ; born 1502.
1788-Elizaboth O h u d 1 c i g h ,
duchess of Kingston , ad- ADAM CLAKKK.
ventures. ) and bigamist , died in France
after a trial which excited all the nobility
1818 Theodore Korner , the German martial
lyrist , was killed ; born 1701.
1810 Prince Albert Francis Augustus Charles
Emmanuel of Saxo-Coburg-Gotlm , husband
of Queen Victoria , born ; died 1801.
1832 Adam Clarke , famous Methodist preacher
and commentator , died in London ; birth
1842 Treaty of peace concluded with China
and opening of her chief ports to British
1850 "Louis T-hilippo , ox-king of France , diud
at Clareinont , England ; born 1770.
1850 Fiist petroleum well began to flow at
Titusvillo , Pa.
1801 Celia Leighton Thaxter , American poet ,
died at the isle of Shoals ; born 1800.
This Date In History Aug , 27 ,
65 B. C. Julius Cttisar landed in Britain.
1735 William Woollot , the eminent engraver ,
was born at Maidstonc , England ; died 1785.
1748 James Thomson , the poet , died ; born
1809 Hannibal Hamlin , statesman and vice
president , born in Parie , Oxford county ,
Me. ; died July 4 , 1601.
18-17 Silas Wright , statesman nnd noted for
suppressing , ns governor of New York , the
antirent riots , died in Canton , N. Y. ; born
1859 Leigh Ilunt , poet and essayist and the
friend of Shelley , died at Putney , England ;
1680 Sir Rowland Hill , father of the cheap
postal system of Great Biitain , died , aged
1693 A West India hurricane devastated th
Carolina and Georgia coasts , causing an
appalling loss of life.
1897 William Cookson Carpenter , the oldest
practicing lawyer in Now York city , died
there ; born 1827.
SOME MOltK KXCimSIOXS VIA TIII3
Cincinnati and return $17.70 , Sept. 2 ,
y , 4 and 5 , for National Encampment
G. A. B.
Hot Springs , S. D. and return $17.25 ,
Aug. 26 and Sept. 10. Tickets good 550
Ouster , S. D. and return § 28.50 , Aug.
20 and Sept. 10.
Omaha and return , extraordinarily
low every day until the close of Trans-
R. R. DOUGLAS ,
Agent B. & M. R. R.
. . .STATEM BINT. . " .
Merchants National Bank
OF NEBRASKA CITY , NEBRASKA.
JUL.V 1 , 1898.
Loans 10.,242.13 !
U. S. Bonds 1U.OOO.OO
Other Stocks and Bonds 8,924.81
Banking House and Fixtures 7,400.00
Cash and Due From U. S. Treasurer 228,701.41
Capital stock 50,000.00
Surplus and Profits ! ! 0,481.C7
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS :
H. N. SHEWELL , VICK PIUJS'T.
W. A. COTTON , PUES'T.
R. O MARNELL , CASIIIKU.
JOY MORTON ,
J. T. SHEWELL ,
E. A COTTON.
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED.
JJJ Let us figure
4fsT with you on
k your PRINTING.
MORTON PRINTING CO. ,
NEBRASKA CITY , NEB.
QUAIL OATS BREAD.
Two large cups of QUAIL OATS , three tablespoonfuls of
molasses ; half a yeast cake soaked in half a teacupful of tepid
water ; a pinch of salt. Pour over the oats sufficient boiling1
water to thoroughly moisten them ; put in double boiler and steam
fifteen minutes. Make a sponge of the yeast with white flour ,
and let it rise as for wheat bread. When the oats are cool and
the sponge light , mix them together , adding molasses and salt ,
and beat well. Add enough white flour to mould into loaves , and
beike about twenty minutes longer than other bread.
JOV MLORTOIV < Sfc CO.
MANUFACTUKEHB AND DEALERS IN
ARGO STARCH > A w r\ SAL , SODA
CEREALS > /Vl * 1 SODA ASM
General Office9 Pier INo. 1 , Chicago.
Shipping Docks and Soda Factory
C. B. & O. SLIP I. C. PIER 1 , CHICAGO.
BELT RY. , C. R. I. & P. SO. CHICAGO.
Salt Works :
WYANDOTTE , MICHIGAN ,
HUTCHINSON , KANSAS.
Starch Factory and Cereal Mills , Nebraska City , Neb ,