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"WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18. 1878
Communlcntlons, to Inure insertion
In the next issue, should be In hand on
Mondays; if lengthy, on Thursdays
preceding issue-dav. Advertisements,
of vhateer class, s'hould be In hand by
Advertisements under this head 15
cts. a line first Insertion, 10 cts. a line
each subsequent insertion.
Court began yesterday.
E. J. Baker went south Monday
Rob. Compton was in the city
Mrs. Chas. II. Davis was very
sick last week.
Gus. Schroeder left for Chicago
Mrs. Grady of Shell creek,
died on the 11th inst.
"It will last threo weeks, but
wo won't have enough."
Miss. M. G. Cbristison is cash
ier at L. Kramer's store.
L. Gerrard, Eq., has been very
tick with chronic diarrhoea.
Miss. Sue Clark made a flying
visit to Schuyler, on Monday last.
Miss Christie Gillis of North
Bend in visiting friends iu the city.
E. V. Clark, formerly of this
cil3', was in town the last of the
Stephen Laug arrived in the
city "Wednesday last, from Dead
wood. Charles Morse returned from
Iowa la6t week with a number of
Bokn to Mr. k Mrs. A. C. Tig
ner, of this city, on the 15th inst.,
Geo. Dcrry has rented tho room
formerly occupied as a grocery by
J. P. Becker has his thront tied
tip in a flannel, find looks not quite
,o well a usual.
On Saturday last Phil. Ctin
fold nine hundred dollars worth of
cattle to David Hale.
Rev. J. A. Hood and wife and
"Toltie" were in attendance at the
Fair the last two days.
Michael "Weaver exhibited at
the county fair, some splendid ap
ples grown in the city.
Jacob Shotwcll has purchased
the Gillette meat-market. Mr. S. is
a good man for the place.
C. W. McCmic. of David City,
wn in town Thursday. Call again
Charlie. Glad to see you.
Mr. Schrellicr is putting up a
nire new building directly north of
II. J. Hudson's on M. street.
A. Doland has purchased B. II.
Reynolds's property, and his family
look possession Saturday last.
Half latcs between Columbus
and Kearney during the Grand Is
land Fair Sept. ISiIi, 19th and 20th.
. "Read me them arithmetics,"
20 is '-lower" and "better" than a
less amount. Latest Court House
It is necessary for young men
who attend public assemblies to be
have themselves or be led ofT by
Alf. N Burgess & Co. stacked
up one wagon load of furniture last
Saturday morning; that wo know to
be a fact.
n. J. Hudson has procured the
Ilolman property on 12th street,
and will remove his business there
Joseph Henggler left at this of
fice Saturday one of the nicest speci
mens of er.rly corn we ever remem
D. Anderson and Riemers pur
chased three hundred stock cattle in
this vicinity and started them to
Iowa last week to feed out.
Horace Hudson, who has been
quite ill, was reported Jbcttcr on
Mondav morning, and it is now
believed that he will recover.
Before Justice McAllister Saml.
Davis was found guilty of assault
and battery upon tho person of Mrs.
Lynn, a 6ickly, delicato woman.
As nice flowers as we ever
looked upon graced Floral Hall at
the county fair. They were mostly
from Mrs. Callisou's selections in
From Dr. Boncsteel we learn
that Father Smith, who has been
dangerously ill, is now better; F.
Brodfuelirer's child is also better, as
is R. "Windelbow of Polk.
J. "W. Witchey brought to the
fair last week a Casaba muskmclon
weighing 293s. "We have seen a
good many good melons, but never
any oue to compare with this.
The Journal of Sept. 11th,
quoted onions at 40 to 50 cts. a bush
el. The last Era, Sept. 14th, gave
the price as 90 to $1.25. One is
wrong and it isn't the Journal.
A contest with fists took place
near the Opera House the other
evening. As tho matter didn't
reach the courts, we withold the
names of the youug men engaged.
Rudolph Kuramer arrived homo
Monday last from his summer's vis
it to Switzerland, looking hale and
hearty. He says that he would a
great deal rather live here than
David Anderson brought to the
Journal office one da) last week
the largest 6weet potatoc we have
seen this season. It was forgotten,
or would have been on exhibition at
the county fair.
M. Schram was down from
Plum Creek yesterday.
Born, Tuesday night, to Mrs.
James Ware, a daughter.
L. Kramer will open a branch
6torc at Silver creek to-day.
Good many people attending
court, which, it is supposed, will not
The case of Doddridge v. Dale,
before Justice McAllister, was de
cided against Dale.
Jonas "Welch of Becker's mill
is Democratic candidate for repre
sentative in Colfax county.
One of onr city officials was
wrestling the other day with a stal
wart youth, when he was throwu
Nick. Blasser threshes sixteen
bushels of Mammoth wheat to the
acre off of seven acres and it wieghs
60&6. to the bushel.
Superintendent Barrett tells us
that the Institute saved more to the
the count)', in tho superintendent's
office fees, than the cost of it to the
Jonuie Curry, stepson of John
Browner, who has been seriously
ill, is reported as better by Dr.
James McAllister has moved
his grocery to his building on 11th,
6treet, and will add dry goods to
Palmer Robinson, son of Jos.
Robinson of this place, died yester
day morning at G o'clock of malig
nant bilious fever. His remains
were 6ent cast.
The Ancient Order Hibernians,
Div. No. 1, Platte county, sent $25
on tho 16th inst., to the Howard
Association, New Orleans, to aid
yellow fever sufferers.
The Era bid one-hundredth part
of a cent more, per description, for
publishing the delinquent tax-list,
than we did, and was "counted in"
by a Democratic returning board as
the lowest and best bidder.
Judge Higgins's display of Ne
braska grown fruits iu this city on
exhibition at the fair, embraced
cherries, apples, peaches and plums,
and made us think of the Inrijc and
rich fruits raised at our old eastern
The delegates selected by tho
Republicans of Columbus precinct
last Saturday, to the Co. Convention
next Saturday were G. W. Gnllev,
G. W. Clother, J. W. Earlv, D. C.
Lovcland, Byron Millet and M. K.
There are many strange things
in our city, not least among which
arc the pot weasels ol Mr. John
Rickly. At, and in front of the
meal market on 11th t-lreet thev may
occasionally be seen by those who
aic not late sleepers.
Robt. E. "Wiley renews his sub
scription to the Journal, and in
forms us that Samuel Brown and
Chas. Hill, of Illinois, have recently
pre-empted railroad land at the
head of Lost Creek, and are making
The funeral of P. B. Boncsteel
took place Thursday under the su
pervision of the Odd Fellows, and
was the largest procession we ever
saw in Columbus. All the different
orders, of which Mr. Bonesteel was
a member, were represented.
Tho "Harvest Home Festival"
appointed by the Bishop of the Dio
cese of Nebraska, will be celebrated
in the Episcopal church, on Sunday
next, the 22d inst . with appropriate
services and decorations. All are
invited. Services at 11 a. m.
In a late issue we mentioned
that Pfeif wheat had not been very
prolific in ourcounty this year. As
an exception, which may become
rulablc after threshing, Jas. Ducey's
crop of this grade has averaged
twenty-eight bushels to the acre.
The Journal bid one-hundredth
part of a cent less, per description,
for publishing the delinquent tax
list, than the Era did, but was
"counted out" by a Democratic
board, when the law says that tho
work shall be givcu to the "lowest
and best bidder."
Jno. Lentz will accept our
thanks for a sample Kansas peach.
It was a splendid one, very much
superior to the California peaches.
Iu a letter to Mr. Schutte, Mr.
Lentz says that peaches can be had,
where he is, for the picking of them,
and apples are sold at forty cents a
Some one is talking of starting
a greenback paper in Columbus.
"When we come to think of it, and
see the immense wealth that news
paper men are laying by, we don't
know but it would be advisable to
start about two more newspapers in
the city : that would make only four
papers and five job offices.
On Monday last, we are inform
ed, that Jno. Grady assaulted Jack
Regan shooting at him four times
with u revolver, hitting him at last
iu the shoulder, and afterwards
beating him. Mr. Regan is not ser
iousiy injured. The trouble occur
red over some cattle. This Is ru
mor, and we give it for what it is
Mr. J. "W. Witchey had splendid
samples of peaches and apples at the
fair last week, grown in the valley
south of the Loup. Any one see
ing this large and well developed
fruit would hardly deny the fact
that Nebraska can produce as good,
if not better fruit, than any other
state in the Union, size, flavor &c,
Billy Marbla and his troupe
played three evenings last week at
the Opera Hall in this city, and al
though Mr. Marble and players had
acted here so recently, they never
thelecs drew out average good
houses and did their acting well.
Personally we heard only " Rip
Van Winkle," which to us, was a
rare good treat.
The Fair, commeucing "Wednes
day last and continuing three days,
was very "well attended during the
afternoons, especially, of the last
two days. The display of stock,
except horses, was poor, there being
no sheep, only three hogs and one
bull the latter A. Heiurich's. "We
have had no opportunity to look
over the list of entries and can not
speak particularly of anything ex
cept as we happen to know. The
articles on exhibition in Floral Hall
were good, and worthy of premi
ums, but there was not enough of
them. John Tanuahill's accustomed
display of fruit and seeds was con
spicuous by Its absence this year,
but the vacancy was partly filled by
Judge Higgins's samples and thoso
of V. Kuramer, J. "W. "Witchey, J.
Ernst and M. Weaver, the first of
whom had seedling peaches ; Trans
cendent crab apples; Concord
grapes; several varieties of plums,
including the California cluster,
wild goo6e, cherry and Miner, be
sides a grape vine showing a growth
of 14 feet and 9 inches this season ;
thrifty looking blackberry and rasp
berry bushes and pie plant. Mr.
Witchey had some splendid speci
mens of apples, Nebraska seedlings,
large and finely flavored. Mr. Hum
mer also had specimens of apples
from his orchard in this city, as also
M. Weaver some splendid apples
and Mr. Ern6t some grapes.
We heard considerable grumbling
(mostly by thoso who contributed
nothing to the success of the Fair),
againet the meagreness of the ex
hibition, but if there had been noth
ing there except this very excellent
fruit, the sight of it and the knowl
edge that it was grown in Platte
county would have amply repaid
auy true Nebraskan. M. Whitmoyer
had a nice specimen of Egyptian
sweet corn and Geo. Truman one of
sod corn; II. P. Coolidge had a
stove and a neat card frame with
specimens of hardware: Mrs. Calli
6on exhibited some beautiful boquets
and hair work ; Mrs. A.N. Burgess,
also, flue specimens of the latter and
there were quite a number of oilier
things, exhibited by persons whose
names wo don't know.
The chief interest, however, with
tho older folks, seemed to be in the
races, and the little folks, in the
swing, which went "around the
world" a great many times, and also
iu Mr. Hudson's candies, fruits, &c. ;
the youths of a larger growth en
grossed each other's attention so
exclusively that even the racing was
but secondary to the contest of love
that raged supreme within, aud lit
the eye or sHffused the cheek of
gentle maid or swarthy swain.
The trotting race on the second
day was between Gross Bros. "Bos
ton Davis," George Scott's "Nigger
Boy" aud Charley Morse's "Bessie
Turner." All did well and are very
clever horses, but "Dave" we be
lieve is generally conceded to be
a little ahead of anything in this
ueck of woods, and, under the skill
ful handling of Billy Keller, if he
don't prove an overmatch for some
horses of a larger reputation we are
not good at guessing. "Scotty"
drove his own horse, aud the way
he handled him showed that he was
no -'slouch." S. O. Raymond pulled
the ribbons over "Bessie," but was
compelled to bring up the rear.
"Shep" is an excellent driver, but
we judge that "Bessie" had little, if
any, training during the summer.
In the trotting race of the last day
G. W. Dorsey's horse, Saturn ; a
brown gelding, Tim Aleck, and
Brown Mack, all of Fremont, and
"Willow Lake," owned by T. W.
Boies of Seward were entered.
Brown Mack was drawn on account
of throwing a shoe. Saturn is a
fine-looking horse, five years old,
and won the race iu three straight
heats. Willow Lake came second,
her driver handling her very nicely,
although fcho had had but little
training, and added greatly to the
interest of the race by making Sat
urn show good points. Tim Aleck
In the running race Fuller's mare
Flora took first money; Charley
Morse's Cheyenne Bill, second, and
a Seward horse, third.
In the double team race immedi
ately afterwards, Morse's team Bes
sie aud Brancho, won the race in
the first heat, making 3 :2i.
In the last race, Stevens's Gray
Eigle, under Billy Keller, won
against Irish Kit, under Jno. Huber.
We hope to be able next week to
publish a list of awards.
The Marble Theatre Troupe
closed their engagement of three
nights in this city on Saturday night
with a presentation of the famous
old Ledger dr&ma, "Hidden Hand,'
Billy Marble, in his representation
of the Negro " Wool " showing an
originality of dramatic genius only
met with in first class players. The
presentation of this character alone
afforded a half dollar's worth of
From T. C. Ryan, Sec'y of the
meeting recently held to secure aid
for the yellow-fever sufferers, we
learn that all together $385.45 have
been collected; $200 of this sum
have been sent to the Howard As
sociation of New Orleans and the
remainder $185.45 is deposited in
bank awaiting additional contribu
tions, at least sufficient to make
Bids and proposals will be receiv
ed until 9 o'clock a. m., Sept. J.2th,
1888, at the County Scribe's office,
for building a bridge across Salt
river. Plans and specifications may
be seen at the county house. Con
tract will be let to the highest bid
der. None but Democrats need
apply. By order of the County
P. B. Boncsteel't Last Sick
neat. Knowing that many of our read
ers are interested to know the par
ticulars of Mr. Bonesteel's last ill
ness, we asked the favor of making
extracts from a letter written to N.
G. Bonesteel by W. B. Root, an em
ploye of the firm of J. V. Farwell
Chicago, 910, 1878.
My Dear Friend: I intended to have
written you yesterday In regard to your
dear brother's death, but was too busy
and nervous to do so.
After writing you H9 I did Saturday,
you will thiuk it very strange that you
were not notified of what will seem to
you to be his severe illness.
He was at the store Wednesday morn
ing last and complained of not feeling
well, said he would go out and get some
medicines and would be back after din
ner. NotreturningI calledonhim. lie
informed me that he bad taken a hard
cold, but thought he would be all right
in the morning. In the evening he was
no better, and the doctor was sent for. I
called on him Thursday morning, and
found him suffering from sore throat.
I immediately went to the doctor's of
fice and was informed by the doctor that
he had an attack of the quinsy; said it
was nothing serious. I called on I B.
again in the afternoon; said he was get
ting along. I again called on him Fri
day morning and found him feeling so
well that he thought he would be up to
the store in the afternoon, but I advised
him to keep quiet until Monday. Friday
afternoon, he went over to the doctor's
office to settle his bill, saying to him
that "he was feeling much better, and
would finish his purchases with us Sat
urday and start for home Sunday night.
I called on him again Saturday morn
ing; he was not feeling quite so well;
and Saturday afternoon and found him
about the same as in the morning. You
remember his acquaintance, Mr. II ill
man, who is in our Shawl Stock, for
merly from Canada? I requested blm
to stay with him Saturday night, which
he did. When I called on him Satur
day afternoon he requested me to write
to you as I did, and can assure jou I
wrote as I felt.
I reside at Riverside, somo twelve
miles from the city. On Sunday morn
ing there was a change, in fact he had a
poor night Saturday night. Sunday af
ternoon they called a council of physi
cians and decided that symptoms were
very serious, and immediately after they
sent a telegram to Mrs. P. B., also sent
for me. 1 arrived at 0 o'clock in the
evening, and found the change very
great. During Sunday, Mr. Ilantioii,
(one ofthefirm)Mr. Ilillraan, also Mr.
Farris, was with him. At G o'clock the
doctors thought that if he was no worse
for forty-eight hours, he would recover,
lie was sitting up in the chair only
about one hour before he died. The
doctor then expressed as his opinion
that he would have a better night than
the night before. At 10 o'clock, twenty
minutes before his death, the doctor, Mr.
Farris, the nurse and myself being pres
ent, we noticed a sudden change, a very
weak pulse with cold extremities. "We
gave him brandy to revive him, but with
no effect he sinking very rapidly, and
at twenty minutes past ten his breath
ing stopped and he left this world with
out a struggle dicing very easy.
While in his chair he suffered very
r'uch in breathing, and just before 10
o'clock we placed him on the bed aud
he was very easy from that time out.
He was conscious until he was placed
on the bed only about 45 minutes be
fore his death. The first attack was
quinsv, then asthma, and diptheria set
in Saturday morning. We had, during
the week, very close, sultry weather,
which aggravated his asthma troubles.
1 think, with more favorable weather,
it would have been different.
Tuursday, September 12th, 78.
Full Board present.
A special meeting of the Board of
County Commissioners was held for the
purpose of letting the printing of the
Delinquent Tax List.
Bid of M. K. Turner & Co., was read,
asking 20 ccuts for each description,
other than town lots, and 10 cents for
each description of town lots.
On motion the bid was rejected, and
the clerk instructed to notify M. K.
Turner & Co. to that effect.
On motion, the Board adjourned until
to-morrow morning, at 9 o'elock for the
purpose of receiving further bids for
said Tax List.
Friday, September 13th, '78.
Full Board present.
Bid of M. K. Turner & Co. for print
ing Delinquent Tax List was read, ask
iug 19 and 99 hundredths cents for
each description, other than town lots,
and 9 and 99 hundredths cents for each
description of town lot.
Bid of Uensly & Burgess was read,
asking 20 cents for each description
other than town lots, and 10 cents for
each description ot town lots. On mo
tion the printing was given to Uenslcy
On motion the Board adjourned.
We clip the above from the last
Era. It is correct in every particu
lar, we believe, except that the bid
of Hensley & Burgess was not stated
in figures, but was (to be exact in
words), " for the rates allowed by
law." Tho law says the treasurer
shall add to each description of land
so advertised, the sum of twenty
cents, other than town lots, and for
each town lot the sum of ten cent,
to defray the expenses of advertis
ing, which amount shall be paid by
tho county treasurer at the expira
tion of the sale, upon affidavit of the
publisher; provided, the county
commissioner shall let the printing
of the delinquent tax-list to the low
est and best bidder at a price not
exceeding the rates aforesaid."
Now the Era's bid was " the rates
allowed by law, " which is indefi
nite. We were asked to bid per
description. "The rates allowed by
law "are anywhere irom 20 aud 10
down to nothing, and the only way
to force it into definitencss would
be to assume the word " lowest " or
" highest " before the word " rates"
which the commissioners bad no
right to do. The Era doubtless
meant it to be the highest rates al
lowed by law and the commission
ers evidently accepted it with that
understanding. All that we have to
say here is that there is probably not
another intelligent man in the
county who would decide the ques
tion in that way, because there is
not another man that studied that
kind of arithmetic.
We didn't have space last week
to mention the fact that the Demo
cracy of this county, through-their
central committee, have called two
delegate conventions; first aud
foremost, the sovereign democrats
were to meet at their several "poll
ing places" last Saturday at 7 p. ra.,
for the purpose of appointing dele
gates to the county convention,
which is to convene next Saturday
to select delegates to the State con
vention. By the way, are thoso to
be substitutes for the ones selected
a month or so ago by the committee
or is the-committe beginning its
labors anew on a solid basis?
However that may be, it puzzles
the ordinary Democratic mind
to see the necessity for '.he num
erous rank aud filein sixteen pre
cincts to meet a second time at 7
o'clock p. m., on the 22d day of Sep
tember, "at the polling places in the
several products," for the purpose
of appointing another set of dele
gates to another county convention,
to nominate representative, commis
sioner, &c. In their uativo simpli
city they asked why one convention
couldn't do all the business. It is
noticablc that to the first convention
" a full representation is requested "
aud to the second " a full represen
tation is earnestly requested," the
italics are ours to call particular at
tention to the difference. Perhaps
the earnestness superadded to the
last call is superinduced by the su
perabundant probability that no
possible loaves and fishes will be
distributed from the state table, but
may be handed out from the county
commissary stores. Who can fath
om the depths of the policy of out
Democratic brethren, or measure
the length and width of their pur
I .1IENORI 4.11.
Resolutions of Respect I'assen by Wilde; Lodge,
So. 44, 1. O. O. F.,of Colnmbns.
Whereas, It has pleased the Allwise
and Supreme Ruler" of the Universe, to
call from among men our esteemed and
honored Noble Grand, Brother Phil. B.
Bonesteel, and though we have deposit
ed his body in the grave, bis worth and
good qualities will ever remain green in
our memories. And as we deem it pro
per to express and place upon record our
feelings of sadness occasioned by his
early and mucn-lamented decease, there
fore. Jiesolved, That while onr hearts are
filled with sorrow at the loss of our be
loved Brother, one of our most honored
members, we bow in humble submission,
believing that our loss is his gain.
Jiesolved, That we as a Lodge, extend
our heartfelt sympathy to his sorely be
reaved and atllicted family in this their
great sorrow, and we commend them to
the watchful care and protection of the
All-seeing Eye of God, under whose
glance all Odd Fellows live and move.
Jiesolved, That the Lodge Boom bo
draped in mourning, and that the mem
bers wear the usual badge of sorrow for
Jiesolved, That these resolutions be
spread upon the records of the Lodge,
and published in the county papers, and
that a copy of the same be presented to
the wife of our deceased Brother.
II. J. Hudson.
Chas. A. Si-kick, Committee,
J, J- Commit
A. W. C RITES
An adjourned meeting of the
quarterly Conference of the M. E.
church for Columbus charge, will
beheld in Columbus, Monday, Sept.
30th, 1878, at 2 p. m. All local
Preachers, Exhorters, Class Lead
ers, Stewards and Trustees are re
quired to be present.
J. Q.A. Fleharty P. C.
Francis Kerr Sec't.
Ryan at Clarksville, Neb., on the 7th,
Sept, 1878, Mr. Sylvanus Sterret and
Miss Mary A. Dugless.
MCDONNELL GARHEN. By Fa
ther Ryan at St. Johns church Colum
bus, Neb., Mr. James McDonnell aud
3Iiss. Mary Garhan oi Butler county.
An Astonishing; Fuct
A large proportion of American
people are to-day dying fro.n the
effects of Dyspepsia or disorderd
liver. The result of these diseases
upon the masses of intelligent and
valuable people is most alarming
making lire actually a burden instead
of a pleasant existence of enjoyment
and usefulness as it ought to be.
There is no good reason for this, if
you will only throw aside prejudice
and skepticism, take the advice of
Druggists and your friends, try one
bottle of Green's August Flower.
Your speedy relief is certain. Mil
lions of bottles of this medicine have
been given away to try its virtues,
with satisfactory results in every
case. You can buy a sample bottle
for 10 cents to try." Three doses will
relieve the worst case. Positively
sold by all Druggists on the West
Notice is hereby given that the
co-partnership heretofore existing
between C. D. and E. Clother, and
Philip Cain, doing business under
the name, style aud firm, of Clother
& Cain, at Columbus, Nebraska, was
this day dissolved by mutual con
sent. All business up to date will
be settled by Phillip Cain.
C. D. Clother,
Columbus, Neb., Aug. 31st., 1878.
Meeting of City Council.
An adjourned meeting of the City
Council will be held Saturday, Sept.
21st, 1878, at 7:30 o'clock p. m.
There not being a quorum present
at last meeting, no business was
John Schram, City Clerk.
Eh tray Notice.
Taken up at my premises, Sept.
7th, 1878, a red cow with white star
in face, hind legs white, and is about
seven years old. The owner will
please prove property and pay
charges. Jacob Ernst.
Advertisements under this head five
cents a line each insertion.
The boss 50 cent. Tea at Rieder's.
Go to M. H. O'Brien's for gro
ceries. Boys boots $1.00 per pair at Bone
Don't forget, but one price at
Writing paper and envelopes
at Geo. Rieder's.
Mens' boots $1.75 per pair at
The boss corn-cutter at G. II.
Krause & Son's.
Grain sacks $2.25 per dozen at
When you want Boots cheap go
to Boueateel Bros.
Good chambray 15 cts. per yard
at Bonesteel Bros.
Bleached muslin 4 cents a yard
at Bonesteel Bros.
--Undershirts and Drawers 25 cts.
each at L. Kramer's.
Threshers' notes, in book form,
or sale at this office.
A new lot of print 5 cts. per
yard at Bonesteel Bros.
Fall stock of men's and boys'
clothing at Galley Bros.
Baskets of all kinds at M.
Smith's in Central Block.
Canned fruits and confectionery
of all kinds at Hudson's.
A nice lot of C. S. C. ham9 just
received at Geo. Rieder's.
If you want nil goods at itrajght
prices call on Galley Bros.
Buggy Tops for sale cheaper
than ever at Gus. Lockncr's.
It pays to trade at L. Kramer's
New York cheap cash store.
Best Norfolk Flour at $2.50 at
M. Smith's iu Central Block.
Grain bags $2.25 at L.Kramer's
New York cheap cash store.
Just received a nice lot of gen
uine cod fish at Geo. Rieder's.
Grapes, plums and peaches by
the pouud or box at Hudson's.
Chicago dailies every evening
at E. D. Fitzpatrick's book-store.
M. II. O'Brien sells good gro
ceries at very moderate prices.
The place to buy Teas is at Mar
shall Smith's in Central Block.
Bonesteel Bros, sell good wear
ing slipper for 25 cts. per pair.
Get your school books, paper,
pens and ink at Ed. Fitzpatrick's.
Bonesteel Bros, sell 3G inch
bleached muslin 6 cts. per yard.
Morrissey & Klock will sell you
a good, all-wool suit of clothes for
Choice apples by the barrel or
peck at Hudson's, opposite the post
office. You can always depend on get
ting the lowest prices at Galley
Socks at 5 cents a pair at L.
Kramer's New York cheap cash
Grey Flannel 15 cents a yard at
L. Kramer's New York cheap cash
Good Handkerchiefs for 5 cents
at L. Kramer's New York cheap
Boots and Shoes at bottom fig
ures sold by Marshall Smith in Cen
A good pair of boots for $1.75
at L. Kramer's New York cheap
A Lurge stock of Queensware,
Glassware aud Cutlery at M.Smith's
in Central Block. 43G-3.
l(i yards Cotton Annuel for one
dollar at L. Kramer's New York
cheap cash store.
Unlaundried shirts, New York
mulin and linen, bosom and culls for
$1.00 at Galley Bros.
Five crates of crockery just re
ceived at Henry Bros., which will
be sold at low prices.
Bonesteel Bros, are closing a lot
of laces, Fringes and other dress
trimmings at very low prices.
Call arid sec those women's
leather 6hoes at 75 cts. per pair at
Bonesteel Bros., they arc the best
bargain in the market.
Go to S. T. Hill's to get your
watchs, clocks and jewelry repair
ed. First door south of C. L. Hill's
book store, Olive street.
Special bargains at J. C. Par
ker's harness 6hop until the 1st of
Sept. Do not fail to call and secure
while the opportunity lasts.
When you go to Rieder's for
$1.00 worth of dried apples take a
codec sack with you, because it
holds more than a grain sack.
L. Kramer of the New York
Cheap Cash Store, sells all goods at
the lowest possible prices, and has
one uniform low price, for all.
Be sure to put your name on
your grain bags ; get the adjustable
Stencil Slates at 5 cts. a letter at
Robert Uhlig's Hardware store.
G. H. Krause & Son's keep a
full line of powder flasks, shot
pouches, and bags, powder, shot and
caps, which they offer at very low
Don't buy your machine oil until
you have examined our stock and
prices, Doland & Smith.
North of Faucette's Harness shop.
School books at F. W. Ott's.
'9nO Al 'd 1 slooq jooqDg
See F. W. Ott for your school
siooq looqos snas no A. J
G. II. Krause & Sons arc shell
iDg out lots of tinware. Having
now three tinners at work, they are
able to supply the demand at rea
I will be at my office in Colum
bus tho first and last Saturdays of
October, for the purpose of examin
ing applicants for teacher's certifi
cates. S. L. Barrett,
436-6. County Sup't.
The most elegant parlor heating
stove we ever saw, is one now sot
up aud for 6ale at G. II. Krause &
Son's, on Nebraska Avenue.
A farm of 159 acres, 125 broken.
One mile west of BarnumV. Please
call on A. llaight on the Big Island.
Terms easy. 3Gl-x
A car load of nails is on the
road aud expected iu every day for
G. II.- Krause & Son's. They expect
to sell lots of nails this fall, aud in
vito every oue who needs nails to
call on them.
The east half of Willow Ridge
summer gurden containing two lot
132 feet square filled with fruit, nuts
aud shade trees will be sold at a
bargain if sold soon. Inquire of II.
J. Hudson, Columbus Neb. 434-4
The scholars of the M. E. Sunday
School will hold a concert at the M.
E. church next Sabbath, Sept. 22d,
at 7 o'clock P. M. All arc cordially
invited to attend.
A. C. Tigner, Sup't.
Taken up, by the undersigned, at
Woodville, Platte county. Neb.
Aug. 21st, one bay mare, 12 years
old. The owner is requested to
prove property, pay charges and
take the animal away.
434-x. W. J. Irwin.
New goods coustautly arriving
at Piukney & Brainard's drug-store
on Nebraska Avenue, and a special
assortment with corresponding pri
ces for Fair week. Everybody is
invited to drop in aud buy what is
needpd, from powder for tho teeth
to medicine for the healing of the
numerous diseases to which human
flesh is heir.
T"T everyone would preserve their
li health during this warm
weather they should use concentrat
ed essence of Jamaica Ginger. It is
cooling and refreshing, tonic and in
vigorating and not expensive. Pre
pared and for sale only by Doland
I hereby caution the public
against trusting my wifc,Janc Tracy,
on my account, as she has left with
out provocation, my bed and board,
and I can not nor should not be
responsible for her debts.
433-3 Timothy Tracy.
Notice to Ilullder.
Bids will be received up to Sept.
23d inst., for building a brick church,
plans and specifications for which
can be seen at the store of Marshall
Smith, who will .iceive-the bids.
Contract to be iwarded by the
trustees of the Presbyterian Church
Columbus Sept. 16th 1878.
A business House aud Lot, good
size and pleasantly located, in the
business part of the city of Colum
bus, north of railroad track, is offer
ed for sale, on reasonable terms. It
is well adapted to various kinds of
merchandising or other branches of
business. For particulars, inquire
at this office. 431-x.
Notice is hereby given that the
co-partnership heretofore existing
between David Schupbach & G. A.
Schrceder, is this day dissolved by
mutual consent. All outstanding
accounts will be settled by G. A.
Sehrcedcr. David Schupbach.
G. A. Scmtffider.
Monday, Sept. 2d, 1878.
Eye, Knr anil lcforniitieM.
One or more of the Surgeons of
the Central Surgical Infirmary, of
Indianapolis, Ind., will visit Colum
bus, professionally, at the best hotel,
Friday, Sept. 20th aud Schuyler
Saturday Sept. 21st. All afflicted
with any disease of the Eye or Ear,
Catarrh, Cross Eyes, Club Foot,
Spinal Curvature, Piles, Epilepsy or
chronic diseases, can consult them
free of charge. Artificial Eyes in
serted. Remember the dates.
Advertisements under this head five
cents a line, lint insertion, three cents
a line ea-h subsequent insertion.
JteKuIar Stock letaler.
All kinds of horned stock bought
and sold; also fat and stock hogs.
379-y D. Andkrson.
. iv. KinrsEY.
Will run his colt and cattle herd this
season between the Looking Glass and
Loup river, twelve miles west of Colum
bus. Citizens are requested to make
their contracts early. 413-3.
S8Bargaihs ! Bargains! Will
sell for cash or on time, one light buggy,
and harness, live good milch cows, one
lumber wagon, one heavy joke of oxen,
one brood mare she is a eood workdr.
430-x D. ANDERSON.
Farm for Sale.
80 acres, 40 acres under cultivation, on
Lost creek eleven miles from Colnmbus.
For particulars, call on the undersigned
near the premiess, or address,
434.4. Columbus, Nebr.
FOE SALE OR TEADE !
MARES 1 COLTS,
Horses or Oxen,
SAIIr,E PONIES, wild or broke,
at the Corral of
GERRARD & ZEIGLER.
TO THE PUBLIC.
I am now agent for Harper's school
book publications, and am prepared to
furnish school-books to individuals or
school districts for introduction to
about one-half the retail price of other
JSETTbese books in the main are on the
Stete List. 435 S. L. Barrett.
Cash. Price List
1011m. A Sugar. I0O
10, lbs. extra C Sugar .. . 100
10lbs. extra CSiurar. ... 100
11 lbs. a, ihadr yellow C Sugar 1 VO
12 lbs. vellow C Sugar . 1 00
11 lbs. N. O. Sugar 1 0
'.'C bars of good So.ip . 1 00
16 bars German Mottled Soap, . 1 00
lobars Savon Imperial Soap,. .. 1 00
1 box of ladies' cliob-e Soap . 1 0U
ftU lb. ground Kio Coffee. ... 1 00
5 lbs. choice Green Rio Coffee 1 00
4V lbs. next best ' . 1 00
AxA . 4. . ..100-
4 ' " .. ioa
16 lbs. new Dried Apples 1 00
12 " best Peaches 1 00
16 lbs. best Cod Fis.li 1 CO
3J " llrowlng Coffee .. HO
11 " Rice. ." 100
2 gallons of Molasses 100
3 lbs Smoking Tobacco ... . 1 00
1 lb. of genuine Durham Tobacco &
1 lb best Fine-cut Tobacco TO"
1 lb of Flounder's 1'Iug Tobacco Oft
154 Ilisbest Making Soda 1 W-
$1.-J" Tea reduced to 1 0O
$1.00 Tea reduced to 7i
Kighty-ccntToireduced to ... KV
Fifty-centTea reduced to ... . 3
8 lbs. best new Raisins 1 OO
lb can IMe Peaches 35
3 lb can l'ic Peaches ... 20
'2 cans new Blackberries, each 2
tb cans . . . . 3."
2 lb can best new Peaches KV
3 lb can best uew Peaches . 25
2 Ibcan best new Tomatoes .. . 12;
2of3ncuni best new Tomatoes 35
2 B can or Kgg Plums for . . .. 20
2 lb. can GrcenGuges 20
2 Tb can of Pineapple . . 20
2 lb can Strawberries 2
1 lb Mince Meat, hot in market 15-
Ji gal. pail Apple Rutter . 65-
' P"l- Pil Peach Rutter . Ca
20 lbs. genuine Buckwheat flour 1 00
1 lb best Lorilard Plug Tobacco TO
I Keg best Golden Drip Svrup 3 75
8 lbs. best new Blackberries 1 00-
20 lbs of Oat Meal 1 00.
100 lbs. of Bolted Corn Meal 1 00
100 lbs best MadNon Flour . 3- 00
Genuine Cider Vinegar per gal. 3U
Best Pickles per gallon . 40
All other goods not herein mentioned,
accordingly reduced in price. "We a'o
deliver good bought of us to auy part
of the city free of charge. Remember
the place, at
Corner 13th and O, Sts,
405 L'OIXJIIIUS, XXB.
We advertise no pri
ces, put up no BAITS,
but if you will call
around we will soon
convince you that
weun ders ell them
all, quality of goods
considered. "We have
keg Syrup so cheap
that no one can af
ford to be without it.
SUGARS VERY CHEAP,
Coffees Away Down!
Soaps Lower Than E?sr Before !
In fact everything in, our line is
down to BED ROCK. "We do not
advertise very low prices on a few
articles, expecting to "catch" you
on something1 else, bat sell
EVERYTHING LOW !
Come and see for yourself and be
HENRY & BRO.,
U. S. Land Office, Grand Inland, N"cb.,
Augiut lGth, lH'H. f
COMPLAINT haing been entered at
thN oilier by Andrew 1. .Johnon
against XclsM. Johnson for abandoning
his Homestead KntrV. Xo. 7020, dated
September 1!), 1877, upon the north
northwest J Section 2S. Township lt
north. Range 4 west, in Platte ioli:..y,
NVbra-tka, with a view to the cancella
tion of -.iid entry: the uid puitiet are
hereby Mimmoued to appear at this
office on the 20th day of September, 1.H7S
at lu o'elock a. in., to respond and fur
nish testimony concerning naid alleged
abandonment. Depositions in said cae
will be taken at the office of 31. J.
Thompson, a Notary I'ubliu at St. Ed
wards, Koonc Co., Nenr., on the I.'5th day
of Sept., 187S, at 11 o'clock a. m.
K. W. AHNOLU. Ite-hter.
132-4 AVM. ANY AN. Receiver.
U, S. Land Office, ('.rand Island. Neb., )
September 0th, 1873. )
COMPLAINT having been entered at
this office by Rlias Stone against
Daniel Coonfer for abandoning his
Homestead Entry. No. 7011, dated Sept.
11th, 1877, upon the North West 14 ot
Section t. Township 20 North, Kanj'e 4
West in Platte County, Neb., with a
view to the canr.-ellation-.of said entry:
the said parties, are hereby summoned
to appear at this office on the 9lh day of
October, 1873, at II) o'clock A. 51., to re
ipond and furninh testimony concerning
said alleged abandonment. Depositions
in the above case will be Liken at the
office of Speice & North in Columbus,
Platte county, on Saturday, October 5th,
1878, at 10 o'clock, a. m.
M. It. IIOXIH, Register.
43.J-4 "Wm. ANY AN, Receiver.
"Will be -oId at private sale on my
ranche, 219 head of cattle, consisting of
71 bead of heifers, 1 to S years old; IK
steers, 1 to 2 years old; 30 steers, 3 to I
years old; 2 thoroughbred Durham heif
ers with pedigree; 2 thoroughbred Dur
ham bulls, with jicdigree, which have
been running with the stock. Also 1
yoke oxen, 2 wagons, 1 bpan horses and
3 Norman colts, 2 to 3 years old, and my
rancbe, located at the junction of the
Cedar and Loupe on the Pawnee Itc3rr
vation, and containing 1 section and
three-quarters, well timbered.
Genoa P. O., Pawneo Reservation.
NOTICE TO BUILD SIDEWALK.
NOTICE is hereby ghen to the pro
perty owners, or their authors A
agents, of Lots four (I) and live f5)
block one hundred and forty-seven (147),
and lot four (4) and five (5), block one
hundred and sixtr-ix (166). abutting on
the cast side of Washington Avtuuo in
the city of Columbus, Platte county, Ne
braska, to build, or cause to be built, a
suitable sidewalk of material twoiuches
in thickness, and no less than four
feet in width, within ten days or this
notice Joux Schkm.
Columbus, Nsb., 3"j?t. lUi, 1878.
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