THE OMAHA ItAJLuJf JJlllL : fcJATUKJJAI. JL JtiJttUAJLtl 10
ONE WIFE HEREAFTER.
The Punishment of Polygauiists
as DesipBd by Edmunds ,
Doflniug the Orimo of Plural
Marriage and the Pen
Miscellaneous Cohabitation to
bo Considered a Mis
The Issue of ouch "Marriages , "
Born Prior to Next Janu
ary , Legitiinatize'd.
The Fall Bill An It PAMOI ! tlio Son-
nto on Thursday.
Bo it enacted , etc. , That section
0352 of the Revised Statutes of tlio
United States bo and the naino is
hereby amended so as to read na fol
lows , viz : Every person who lias n
husband or wife living in a territory
or other place over which the United
States has oxclusivn jurisdiction , and
huroafter inarrioa another , whether
married or amglo , and nny man who
hereafter simultaneously or on the
same day marries more than pno wo
man in n territory over which the
United States have exclusive jurisdic
tion , is guilty of polygamy , and shall
bo punished by a fine of not moro than
$600 or by imprisonment for a term
of not more than five years , but thin
section shall not extend to any person
by reason of any former marriage ,
whoso husband or wife by such mar
riage , shall have been absent for live
consecutive years , and is not known
to such person to bo living , and is be
lieved by such person to bo dead , nor
to any person by reason of any former
marriage which haa boon dissolved by
a valid decree of a competent court ,
nor to any person by reason of any
former marriage which shall have boon
pronounced void by a valid decree of
competent court on the ground of
nullity of the marriage contract.
SKOTIOK 2. That tlio foregoing pro
visions shall not effect the prosecu
tions or punishment of any olVbnco
already committed against the section
amended by the Pint .section of this
SEC. 3. That if any male person in
the territory or any other place over
which the United States has exclusive
jurisdiction , hereafter cohabits witti
more than one woman , ho shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and
on conviction thereof shall bo punish
ed by fine , riot more than $300 , or
by imprisonment , for not more than
six months , or by both punishments
at the discretion of the court.
SKO. 4. That the counts for any or
all of the niloncos named in the sec
tions ono und two of this act may bo
joined in the same information or in-
SEC. 5. That in any prosecution for
bigamy , polygamy or unlawful co
habitation , under any statute of the
United States ; it shall be sufUcient
cause of challenge to any person ,
drawn or summoned as juryman or
talisman ; first , ho is or has boon liv
ing in the practice of bigamy , poly-
fzamy ot unlawful cohabitation with
moro than ono woman , or that ho is
or has boon puilty of an offense- pun
ishable by either of the foregoing sec
tions , or by section 5352 of the re
vised statutes of the United States , of
the act of July 1st , 1802 , entitled "An
act to punish and prevent the practice
of polygamy in the territories of the
United States and other places , and
disapproving and annulling certain
acts of the legislative assembly of the
territory of Utah ; or second , that ho
believes it right for a man have to
more than one living and undivorcod
wife at the same time , or to live in the
practice of cohabiting with moro than
ono woman , and any person appearing
or offered as a juror or talisman and
challenged on either of the foregoing
grounds , may bo questioned on hie
oath , as to the existence of any such
cause of challenge , and other evi
dence may bo introduced , bearing
upon the question raised by such chal
lenge , and this question shall bo tried
by the court. But .as to the firsl
ground of challenge before mention
ed , the party challenged shall not be
forced to answer if ho shall say upon
oath that ho declines on the around
I that his answer may tend to criminate
b . himself , nnd if ho shall answer as to
said first ground , his answer shall nebo
bo given in evidence in any crimiim
prosecution against him for nny
'oflfjiiso , named in section ono or throe
of this act ; if lie declines to answer
on any other ground , ho shall bo rejected
jectod as incompetent.
SF.U. 0 , That the president in hereby
by authorized to grant amnesty to suol
classes of offenders guilty of bigamy
polygamy or unlawful cohabitation be
fare the passage of this act on aucl
conditions nnd under such limitation
as ho shall think proper , but no sue' '
amnesty shall have effect unless th
conditions thereof ahull bo complice
SKO. 7. That ( ho issue of the bigani
ous or polygamous marriages knowi
as Mormon marriages , in cases where
such marriages have been solomnizoc
according to the ceremonies of th
Mormon church in any territory of th
United States , nnd such issue slml
have born since the 1st day of Janu
ary , anne domini 1883 , are hereby le
SEC. 8 , That no polygamist , bip
amist , or any person cohabiting wit !
moro than one woman , and no womai
cohabiting with any of the persons do
a-fibed im aforesaid in this section ! i
this territory or other place other thai
that in which the United States hav
exclusive jurisdiction , shall b
entitled to vote at any election hoi
in such territory or any other placer
or bo eligible for election or appoinl
mont , or bo entitled to hold any oflic
or place of public trust , honor o
emolument , in , under or for any sue
territory or place , or under the Unite
SKU 0. That all registration oflico
of every description in the territory o
Utah are hereby declared vacant , an
each and every duty relating to th
registration of voters , the conduct o
elections , receiving or rejection o
votes or canvassing and returning o
the same and issuing certificates o
other evidence of election in auch tor
ritory , until otherwise provided , bo
mndo by the Icgislntivp iwsoinbly of
aid territory , as is lioroiimftor by this
cction provided , bo performed under
10 existing Inws of the United
Utes or of anid territory by tlio
roper persons , who ahull bo appoint-
id to execute such onices and per-
orm such dutloi by a bonrd of
vo persons to bo appointed by
do president , by and with the
advice nnd consent of the scnnto , not
loni of whom than three shall bo
icmbors of ono political party , and
10 majority of whom shall bo a quo-
urn. The members of the boird , so
ppointcd by the president , shall each
eccivo a salary at the rate of § 3,000
or annum , and shall continue in
nice until the legislative assembly ot
aid territory film ! 1 mixko provision for
lie fdlinj , ' of such oflicca an are heroin
uthorizod. Tlio sosretary of , the
orritory shall bo the ( secretary of the
aid board and keep a journal of ita
> rocccdinga and the attestation of said
ward , under this section. The canvass
nd return of all votes nt any elections
n said territory for members of
lie legislature assembly thereof , shall
Iso bo returned to the said board ,
vhich shall canvass nil such returns
nd such candidate of election to those
icrsons who boil g eligible for such
( lection shall appear to have boon law-
ally elected , which certificate shall bo
10 only evidence of the right of such
lorson to sit in such assembly ; pro-
idod said board of five persons shall
ot exclude any person otherwise
ligiblo to vote from the polls on ac-
ount of any opinion such person may
ntortain on the subject of bigamy
nd polygamy , nor shall they refuse
o count any f < uch vote on account
f the opinion of the person casi
ng it , on the subject of bigamy or
> olygamy , but each house of such as-
lombly , after the rganizaiion , shall
mvo power to decide upon the oloo-
ions and qualifications of its members
nd on or after the first meeting of
aid legislature assembly , whoso mom-
> ors shall have been elected and ro-
urned , according to the provisions of
lis act , said legislature aBsombly may
mko such laws conformable ( to the
rganic not of the said territory and
ot inconsistant with the other laws
f the United States as it shall doom
> roper concerning the filling of olficcs
n said territory , declared vacant by
Nearly n Mirnolo.
K. Ascnith Hull , Blnghampton. N. Y. ,
vrites : "I uilTered for several months
vith n dull pain through my left lung and
muldcra , 1 lost my Hi > irit . appetite ami
olur , nnd could with clilliculty keep up all
ny. My mother procured BomaJiUllDOCK
JLOOD UiTTi.iiaj I took them as 'directed ,
nd liavo felt no pain since tlio first week
ftcr wring them , nnd am now ( piito well. "
'rice SI.00 , trial nizo 10 centa. IJ-lw
WEDDING GUSTO MS.
Some of the Murriage Observ-
ancea in Early Times.
urlous Customs Regarding the Ring
In Various Countries - Regulations
tions Regarding the Con
"I entirely sot my face against the
extravagant expenditure now so fash-
enable at weddings , " said a prominent
slorgyman yesterday , who was dis
cussing a recent sacrifice at the hymo-
nial altar , with a reporter of the Press.
'I certainly think that every solem
nly is duo to so sacred u rite as mar
riage , and that the occasion should be
ono of seemly rejoicing amidst the
amilios thus to boconio united. It is
the lavish display of attire on the part
of the bndeo and guests , the largo
sums wasted on floral decorations and
collations , the European honeymoon
tours which are undertaken by couples
whoso marital moans must necessitate
the closest economy these are the
natters which I consider so reprehen
sible. In all such things the fashion
ias boon sot by people in society ,
whoso wealth precluded pecuniary
considerations ; but the slavish imita
tion which has ensued frequently en
tails severe privations lo parents , and
often a load of debt on the shlouBrdo
of thonowly-woddod pair. "
While many sensible people wil
approve of the remarks made by the
reverend gentlemen , Hi era is some ex
cuse for the practice , when it is re-
inomborcd that pomp , display , ex
penditure and publ o rejoicing have
boon in all ages and in every climo.
Marrriago , whether among the early
Egyptians or ancient Haitians , or our
own Euiopean forefathers , and oven
among the aboriginal inhabi
Units of the countries now impreg
nated with civilization , have all nl
ways boon occasions of much festiv
ity , and some of the quaint procoood-
ings obsoryod by different nation
alities at various periods of llici
history , are of a very interesting do
Among the barbaric nations womoi
wore always regarded as the spoils o
war , and tlio general mode of marriag
was to capluru n wife ; the rape of th
Sabines may bo given as an illustra
lion of th''s. Strange to any an imita
lion of this savage usage still exists ii
n vecy modified form in portions o
Wales. It is customary with the
peasantry for a bridegroom to assom
bio liin friends and make a sham at
tack on another party of young moi
who surround the bride aud protuiu
to be carrying her to the mountains
After much show of resistance the defenders
fenders of the lady give up the strug
glu and she is taken away in triump
by her lover. While on the subjeo
of Welch marriages it should bo addoc
that the approaching event is alway
advertised in the local papers , am
strangers alike uio invited lo bo pie
sent and contribute their quota to
ward the now household. Early Eng
lish marriages were occasions of ro
joicing. Some of the customs observe
were of a nature which would grcatl
shock the rolinoinonl of the preson
duy , but relics of such proceeding
are still to bo found in modern woii
dings. Satin favors worn be guosti
for instance , represent the sum
pieces of the bride's garters , whic
were distributed among the grooms
men and pinned on the right breasl
Itridcsmaids are the descendants o
the Saxon maidens , whoso duties wor
to disrobe the bride. The tlirowin
of old shoes was an intimation to th
bride that henceforth she had no further
thor claim on the homo she had lofi
Flowora and rico showotod at the pai
ro reminiscences of an unpleasant
iixbit which was prevalent in eastern
ountrios. The bridegroom was pelt-
d with sloncsJjy the girl friends of
! io bride ai a remonstrance against
icr leaving their ranks , and some-
imes husband and wife were severely
TIIE WEOWNO KINO.
The ring necessary to Ghrintion
mrriagcs is the mosl ancient of all
bsorvancos , and ono that in clearly
raced to hcalhcn sources. Romans ,
Greeks , Egyptians and many otlier
ncicnt nations used wedding rings ,
'hoy wcro made of iron , gold , brass
nd copper , and generally had solno
nscription inscribed upon thorn , such
s "May you live long , " "I bring
; oed fortune to the wearer. " Other
inns which have boon discovered in
nciont sepulchres have keys oncravod
pen them , evidently as an indication
f the wife's domestic authority.
\moni ; the Jews the marriage rings
vcro generally jewelled. The wed-
ing ritm of Joseph and Mary , which
as sold by n Jerusalem jeweler to
larquis of Etruria in 9)0 ! ) , was coin-
oscd of onyx or amethyst , a matter
vhich can now bo no longer satifac-
orily settled , as some fifty Catholic
luuchoB possess a ring which
s vouched to bo the only
nd original ring worn by the Divine
Mother. The Onrislian church made
lie placing of the ring on the wo-
lan's hand on imperative portion of
10 nuptial union , Init , strange to say ,
wliilo adopting the pagan custom , it
id not define the material of which
10 ring should be made , so that Homo
udicrous substances have done sor-
ice in instances where the nervous
ridegroom has forgotten to bring the
.occssary . circlet in his waistcoat
locket The church key and curtain
ings have more than once been
nought into requisition , and a _ few
cars ago a wedding was solemnized
u Boston at which the ring was a
irclo of kid cut from the bride-
room's glove. It is an error to sup-
ese that a ring containing precious
tones cannot bo used ; they
roro very fashionable in the
ilidcllo ages , and oven later. Mary ,
Queen of Scots , had three wedding
ings , two in gold and the center ono
n entire circle of diamonds. Rings
isnd to bo placed on the bride's right
land , as is still the custom in Ger-
nany. In England , a century ago ,
narriago rings , although put on the
econa finger of the loft hund at the
hurch ceremony , were afterwards
vorn on tlio thumb. The society of
TYionds are among the feT Christian
cats who dispense with this symbol of
ho marriage relation , its heathenish
> rigin being the alleged reason. Many
3uakorladioswe.ir ] them , nevertheless.
L'ho old Puritans had the saint , proj-
idiccs us the Friends , and in "Iludi-
> ras' ' ' a passage refers tc it as follows :
) ther were fur abolishing
L'hat tool of matrimony , a i ing ,
iVith which tlio unsanctifyM bridegroom
marry'd only to a tbuinu :
AH wise as rinKing of a pig
Chat used to br nk up ground and dig. )
Che bridu to nothing but her will
L'hat nulls the aftor-maniage sill.
Butler's verso gives the imprcsssion
; hat wedding-rings were worn on the
, humb at a much earlier period than
iho reign of the Georges.
With our grandparents it used to
jo Customary whenever a man mar
ried , an heiress to advertise that faol
in. the public papers. For instance
"John Brown to Miss Mary Jonti
and 20,000. " Marriage in a smock
ivas an old adage , which was observot
by widows who had incurred debt ant
wished to remarry without encumber
ing their now husbands with their pe
cuniary burdens. It was supposed i ;
a man took a wife with nothing on
put a single garment , he would be
'reed from the risk of being sued fpi
lor anto-niarrintjo debts , and within
u few years a wedding took place in
England at which the bride stood uj
at the altar to be married with noth
ing on her but a shoot wrappec
. "round her form. Marriage under
the gallows is another old law , now
obsolete , by which a murderer escapes
the death penalty if a woman
expresses her willingness to marry
liim. In No w York , in 1784 , this ac
tually occurred , but the man was subsequently
soquontly hanged for the murder o :
the woman whoso devotion saved hie
life on the previous occason. Marriage
riago by lot is still the rule amcng the
Moravians , but persons who are chosen
can rofnso each other if the choose
The only exception to the latter rule
is with missionaries , who occasionally
apnd for wives from their distant sta
lions. Some years ago a missionary
in India wrote to the Bethlahom com
munity , in this state , and having announced
nouncod the demise of his spouse , requested
quested that a second wife should be
chosen and sent out to him , and added
od that ho desired a stout , short help
mate , as his first wife was of tha
shape and stature and had loft an excellent
collent wardrobe behind her. Ho received
ceivod the dcircd person.
MAUHIAm : UKdUI.ATIONS.
Some utrango laws for rogulatiii ]
and promoting marria cB existed ii
the primitive colonies of the country
In 1005 the local authorities o
Eartham , Mass. , voted that every un
married man in the township shouli
kill six blackbirds or three crow
yearly while single , and that as a pen
ally for not obeying the order , h
should not got married until he hat
destroyed the requisite number in ar
A former tax in Maryland was iiv
shillings yearly to every bachelor possessed
sossed of 100 , and twenty shilling
on all bachelors and widowers whc
own 800. It does not appear tha
spinsters or widows were ever taxed
probably from the reason that no wo
man refuses a chance if she can help it
So much interesting matter conh
bo written about the many forms ani
customs which have been observed a
t-oiiio tune ur pluoo in tuo oelubrutiui
of the most important happenings ir
the lives of every man and woman-
marriage thai only a moro outline
can bo iivon ; in tin's article , but a fe\\
of the observances among the aborig
Inal inhabitants of North and Soutl
America are worth the telling. Ii
the majority of the North Amoricar
tribes , or the redskins , no man coulc
marry in his own tribe under ponalt )
of death. In Aztec Mexico , a youn
man consulted the oracles bofor
ho took a wife and afto
the ceremony ho always car
ried his wife homo on his back , Th
pagans of Peru had several wives , bu
the first ono was supreme over the ro
maindor. When a now wife was desired
sired the wonld-bo husband wont t
the father's ' houao and placed a pocul
( it *
ar sort of shoo on the foot of the la-
ly with whom ho was onamorod. If
ho was a virgin the shoo was of
wool , if a widow of rush. In the
nib an Islands it is customary fora
lowly-marricd pair to retire to the
woods for a honeymoon nnd pass their
imo in hunting. In Cuba husband
find wife had equal rights of divorce.
Among tlio Ottmoaquos nn old man
vas always united to a young woman
md a young man loan old woman ,
ho reason of such union being that
i f.vos supposed tlmt the discretion of
go would curb Iho impetuosity of
outh. With some South American
ndians a virgin was never chosen for
wife. After marriage the
triclesl virtue was expected in
wiyos. Squaws of all Indian natives
vhoso husbands had been killed in
war wore permitted to choose a uc-
essor among the captives reserved
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merits of S. S. S. Polk , Miller & Co.
Ha-e never known S. S. S. to tall to cure a case
cf Sphllli , when properly taken.
H. L.Donnard .
, In.-- , , Qa.
The above signers aroecntlemon of high stand-
Ing. A It COLQUITT ,
Governor of Qcorgla.
IF YOU WISH WK W LL TAKE YDURSE OA
TO HE PAID FOR WHEN CURED.
Write for particulars and copy of little
book 'Jlossaio to the Unfortunate. "
91.OOO Reward will bo paid to any
chemist who will find , on anal ) sis 100 bottles
S S. S. , ono particle of Mercury lodldo Potas
sium or any Mineral substance.
SWIFT SPECIFIC CO. Props.
Atlanta , Ox
Price of regular slzo reduced to 81 75 per Lot
tlo Small size- , holding half tbo quantity , price ,
Sold by KENNARD & CO. ,
and Druggists Ocncrally
GRAY'S SPECIFIC. MEDICINE
TRADE MARK The OreatJRADB MARK
otiy. An un
rhea , Impotency -
ency , and all
follow as a
BEFORE TAKIHO.soqucnco of AFTER TAIINQ ,
Self-Auuno ; as Lota of Memory , Universal Lassi
tude , Pain in the Dack , Dimness of Vision , Pre
mature Old Ago , and many other Diseases that
lead to Insanity or Consumption and a Prema
ture Grave. .
43TFull particulars In our pamohlot , which
v\a desire to send free t v mail to everyone.
jtjTTJio Specific Medicine Is told by all druggists
at 81 per package , or 0 pack\gcs for ? 5 , or will
bo sent free by mall on res , ptof the money , by
addressing THKOHA IKDICINECO. ,
Buffalo , N. Y.
or Bain bv 0. F flood' ocTmn-cod
The Great English Remedy
iN'cvcr falls to cuio
Vcrvous Debility , VI-
utl Exhaustion , Kmls-
[ loin , .Seminal Wcak-
HOOD , and all the
cv 11 effects of } outh-
'ul follies and execs-
'es. It stops pcrma
nently all weakening ,
involuntary loss sand
j rains upon the ss-
Lem , the Inuv liable re-
'diilt ' of thcso evil prac
tices , which nru so dcstriiotiv e to mind and body
and make life miserable , often lending to Insanl-
ly and death It strengthens the Nmes.ltraln ,
( racmor ) ( Blood , Mus-fes , Digestive and Repro
ductive OK-JIS , It restores to all the organic
functl-ns their former vigor and vitality , ma-
> lng life cheerful and cnjoabla Price , $3 a
bottle , or four times the quantity 110. Bent by
oxiircss , secure from observation , to any address ,
on receipt of price. No. 0. 0. D. seni , extcpt
on receipt of 81 as a guara tee. Letters re-
cu , < "tlnj nniwcr r"iist tnclofo stamp.
Dr. Mintie'a Dandelion Pilla
are the best and cheapest d)8pcp la and tiUliou *
cure In the market. Sold b ) all druggist * . Price
DR. MIMIK'H KIDNEY RKUKDT , QUFKETICUH ,
Cures nil kind of Kidnuyand bladder complalnto.
gonorrhea , gleet and leucorrcca. For eale I ) all
diunir sts : SI a bottle.
KNOLISH MKDICAL INSTITUTE.
718 Olive St. , St. Louis , Mo.
"ORAIG'SOITY ' GREEN"HOUSE
Is now open to the public with a full supply ol
Cut Flowers and Plants
For Sale. Wo will bo glad to nave the public
call and see us
Douquota or Any Floral Design Made
ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE.
City Orctn House , 8. W. Cor 17th and Web
stir , one tloik from 10th street can. Nursery
Sd.streetopi > oslteFot. JM. V.Orj.Uj , Horn
. , '
and Landscape Oarducr. rYb2 GUI.
IROT IB ! &
Wholesale Lumber ,
Ho , 1408 Farnliam Street , Omaha , Ueb.
I. OBERFELDER & CO , ,
WHOLESALE MILLINERY AND NOTIONS.
1308 and 1310 DOUGLAS STREET.
Spring Hoods Receiving Daily and Stock very nearly Complete ,
DIRECTORY OF LEADING WESTERN HOTELS.
HOTELS. PHOP1UKTORS TOW At
ARLINQrON , J. G. MclNTIRE , Lincoln , Neb
8ARATOQA HOTEL , J. 8. 8TELLINIU8 , Mllford , Neb.
COMMERCIAL HOTEL JOHN HANNAN. Stromiburg , No. .
HALL HOUSE , A. W. HALL , Loultvlllo
CITY HOTEL. CHENEY & CLARK , Blair , Nob.
COMMERCIAL HOTE- , J. Q. MEAD , Nollgh , Neb
GRAND CENTRAL ? . SEYMOUR , Nabratka Olty , Neb
MISSOURI PACIFIC HOTEL , P. L. THORP , Weeping Wnter.No
COMMERCIAL HOUSE A. O. OAARPER , Hardy , Neb.
GREENWOOD HOUSE , G. W. MAYFIELD , Greenwood , Neb
OOMMEROIAL HOUSE , E. STOREY. Olarlnda , Iowa.
ENO'3 HOTEL , E. L. ENO , Eremont , Neb.
METROPOLITAN HOTEL , FRANK LOVELL , Atklnion , Nab.
MORGAN HOUSE , E. L. GRUDB , Guide Recd , Neb.
SUMMIT HOUSE , SWAN & BECKER , Oreiton , la.
JUDKINS HOUSE , JUDKINS & BRO , , Red Oak , la.
HOUSTON HOUSE , GEO.CALPH , Extra , la
REYNOLDS HOUSE , C.M.REYNOLDS , Atlantic , la ,
WALKER HOUSE , D. H. WALKER , Audubon , la.
COMMERCIAL HOTEL , 8. BURGESS , Neola , la.
CITY HOTEL , Dl B , WILLIAMS , Hnrlan , la ,
PARK HOUSE , MRS. M. E. OUMMINQ8 , Corning , la.
NEBRASKA HOTEL , J , L. AVERY , Stanton , Neb.
COMMERCIAL HOUSE , WM. LUTTON , Vlllltca , la.
JUDKINSHOUSE , FRANK WILKINSON , Malvern , la.
BALL HOUSE , H. H , PERRY , Ida'Grove , la
COMMERCIAL HOUSE , B , F.STEARNS , Odebolt , la
GRAND PACIFIC , J. NORTON , Columbu * , Neb. 3
WOODS HOUSE , JOHN ECKERT , Osceola , Neb.
_ DOUQLAB HOUSE. J. 8. DUNHAM , Clarks Neb.
WHOLESALE GROCER ,
1213 Farnhsm St. . Omaha.
GUILD & McINHIS
GREAT STOCK TAKING SALE !
DRESS GOODS !
Notions , and
FURNISHING GOODS ,
AT SWEEPING REDUCTIONS ,
It Will Pay You to Call and Compare
603 NORTH SIXTEENTH STREET.
ATTENTION ! BUSINESS MEN.
We have in Stock
OVER 200,000 ENVELOPES
A Large Invoice of Flat Paper ,
Finest and Most Complete Line of Blank
and Account Books in Omaha. All at Prices *
that Cannot be Met in this Market. Give us
OILMAN R , DAVIS & CO. ,
( Successors to Wooloy & Davis. )
105 South Fifteenth Street Opposite Postoffice.
Clearing Sale !
PALACE CLOTHINCJ , HOUSE
Is the place to Buy Bargains.
EVERYTHING MARKED IN RED FIGURES.
Look for the Red Ink M rks.
J. . ,
WHOLESALE AMD RETAIL DKALER IN
Lath , Shingles , Pickets ,
SASH , DOORS , BLINDS , MOLDINGS , LIME , CEMENT
JO-STATE AOEKi FOB MILWAUKEE CEUSNT
Near Union Pacific Depot , OMAHA , NEB
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