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For the Joubxal.
Many people have not only paid
they were tired of life, bin" have
proved the irutlt of lheir assertion
by committing suicide; and many
others would have made way with
themselves if it was not for the
wickednes of it. Many young
people who have formed bud habits
and have been enticed into the
haunts of vice, have become tired of
dissipation and would fain have re
turned to the path of virtue, but no
fricudly hand was extended to help
them: their own strength was but
weakness, and they looked not np
to God who forgivelh and "upbraid
eth not," but giveth wisdom and
strength to all who ask, and says
"blessed is the man that endure'ih
temptation, for he shall receive the
crown of life which the Lord hath
promised to them that love him."
So they tired of life and rushed into
eternity. And will not God say to
us, "where is thy brother?" or where
is thy sister? and shall we dare to
reply as did one of old, "am 1 my
brother's keeper? Some people tire
oflife because of domestic troubles;
others on account of the loss of their
earthly possession. Each heart
knows its own bitterness, and their
name is legion, who think, if they
do not say, 'Alas for life I if that
were all, and naught beyond the
grave." Some people who have
carefully and tenderly provided for
their children, denying themselves
not only the luxuries, but often the
necessaries cf life in order to do so,
become broken hearted and tired of
life when sickness and old age
comes to them, because then their
children neglect them, and leave
them alone in their loneliness, for
getting who lovingly watched over
them by night and by day, week
after week when I hey were sick,
unmindful of weariness or cost, or
time or trouble in trying to make
them comfortable, and in procuring
dainties to tempt their appetite. But
for all the ills of life, "is there no
balm in Gilead? is there no physi
cian there?" Aye, the "Great Phy
sician of souls," wiil, if we ask him,
give us that peace which the world
knows not of the peace of God
which piescth all understanding,
and which can make iib gloriously
happy under all circumstances of
life. N. D. Howe.
Teaching; Cliiltlron to Xick
"We know a man who is quite par
ticular about keeping everything in
its proper place. We heard him say
that he acquired this habit through
the training of his mother. When
a boy, even as far back as he could
remember, his mother always made
him pick up and put away liis play
things after he had got through
with them. He was olten allowed
to get out all the materials he want
ed for a good time. In bad weath
er the kitchen was often at the
disposal of himself and brother, but
they always understood that every
thing was to bo cleared up at the
close of the play. No doubt there
is a difference in children, for wo
have known boys of the same fami
ly, of nearly the same ape, brought
up in all respects as nearly alike as
possible, jet one of them was always
careless, and became a careless easy
man, while the other was extremely
particular in all the details of his
dress, sports and work. Still, grant
ing this difference, which many
would call a natural difference, wo
believe a persistent training in early
childhood would make an orderly
man out of the most careless child.
V raying to Chaucc.
A lady, who had forsaken her
God and the Bible for the gloom
and darkness of iniidclity, was cross
ing the Atlantic, and asked a sailor
one morning bow long they should
"In fourteen days, if it is God's
will, we 6hall be in Liverpool," an
swered the sailor.
"If it is God's will!'" said the
lady; "what a senseless expression !
don't you know that all comes by
In a few days a terrible storm
arose, and the lady stood clinging
to the side of the cabin door in an
agony of terror, wheu the sailor
"What do you think," said she,
"will the storm soon be over?"
"It seems likely to last for some
"Oh!"' she cried, "pray that we
may not be lost."
Ilis reply was, "Shall I pray to
AWhcs IJcnclicUil to Cm lie.
One of our substantial subscribers,
in a recent conversation, gave his ex
perience in treating neat stock affect
ed with the habit of eating wood,
chewing bones, etc. His cattlo were
one spring affected in this way; they
presented a sickly a) pparance. lie
put Tour bushels of leached ashes in
his barn-yard, and threw out to
thbtu about a shovelful every day.
They all ate with evident relish. Af
ter turning them out to pasture he
put aicck of ashes per week upon
the ground hi the pasture. They
ate it all up, and gnawed the grass
off where it had been lying. The
cattle began to improve, gaining
flesh, ana looking better than they
had for several years. He now
gives ouc quart of ashes, mixed with
the same quantity of salt, to twelve
head of cattle, about once a week,
and finds it to agree "with them
There is a freight war up a Fre
mont, May Bros., wholesale grocers
of that place, have shipped over the
G. t X. W. Toad for years but a
short time siuce changed to the U.
B. & Q. and made terras at which
they contracted all their freight for
six'montiiB. The C.&JC.W. folks
immediately commenced shipping
freiglits to May Bro's. competitors
at cut; rates and as a cousequeucc
staple groceries tire very cheap at
Fremont. Apples arc selling for
$1.50 per barrel, salt is away down
and all kiuds ot staple groceries
taken .a tumble. Big ir Pilot .
The way in which Dob Ingcrscll
manages his children is quitccharac
tcristic of the Colonel. He says:
"J place a wcjl-filled pocket-book in
open drawer and the children go
and. help themselves to money
whenever tliey want it. They eat
when they want to and sleep all day
if they choose, sit up all ni;ht if
they desire. I don't coerco them.
I Hevpr"puniBh, never scold. The
buy their own clothes and are mas
ter of tbomselvos.'
A IYcriiiapcr llaa's Experi
ence He is a prominent newspaper man
and parts bis huir in the middle.
The part is over live inches wide,
which gives him an innocent cast of
couuteuauue. To those who knew
him not hu might be considered
verdant in appearance. He was
riding Tn -a sleeper on the Central
Pacific Railroad, and fell into an
innocent little gnmo of pedro with
a Colonel, a Protessor and a Doctor.
During an animated conversation
and quiet deal, three aces were
thrown on his side of the table, after
which one of the three gayly re
marked, with the greatest coolness,
"I wish that we were playing poker.
I don't know that I havu been
favored with such a hand for years."
Our editorial friend saw the game,
looked up innocently, and remark
ed: "I have- been favored also., J
have a pretty good poker hand my
self." The three looked at each
other as he continued, thuslv:
"They call vou professor?"
"They cull' you Colonel?"
"They call you Doctor?"
"You are from the East?"
gentlemen, he continued,
rising, "vou had
'trMl Ittwl linftnt fnt'n iltn
next train back. "We meet it just
.'iit.it if.n kiik
the other side of Battle Mountain.
You caii'l make a cunt at this. They
hnvc been teaching it in the Sunday
schools in California for years."
JYcm? York Graphic.
Itcliirioii and Restraint.
People talk about religion being a
restraint upon men. In some senses,
it is a restraint. But this is not its
chief idea. There are in men cer
tain destructive tendencies, passions,
appetites and inordinate affections
which need the curb; and religion
operates as a curb upon these and
reins them in. But it has other and
larger uses than this. Fetters and
cords and gags do not represent it.
It plants more than it uproots.
When the world's correction is
ended, it has only just beguu its
operations in the soul operations
which will continue in force eter
nally. Negatives do not express
religious duly. "We love to think
that religious life means the growth
of all the faculties, and not a stran
gulation of them. Religion no more
cramps a man than wings do a bird,
or tins do a lUli. Piety is not a ship
at anchor ou a level sea ; it is a ship
in motion, with every sail set and
swelling with wind and the water
around it crested white. Christian
ity makes a man .active, vibrant,
tense. Great injury has been done
religion by teaching people to re
gard it as a mild form of slavery, iu
which people consent to be tied up
that they may not hurt themselves
or ojhers. But there is no such re
ligion as this, at least in the New
Testament. The gospel Christ
taught is a gospel ot liberty. It is
a stimulant to man's energies, not a
narcotic. It mahes him a doer, not
a hearer. Watchman.
IciTcrfeonrt Ten ICuIch.
Take things always by the smooth
'Never spend your money before
you have it.
Wc seldom repent having eaten
Pride costs more than hunger,
thirst and cold.
Nothing is troublesome that, wc
Never put off' till to-morrow what
you can do to-day.
Never trouble another for what
you can do yourself.
Never buy what you don't want
because it is cheap.
How much pain the evils have
cost us that never have happened.
When angry, count ten before you
speak, if very angry, count a hun
dicd. In digging in the ruins of Pompeii
they have opened a house that was
undergoing repairs seventeeu hun
dred years ago, when the lava from
the Volcano Hooded and buried (he
city. The tools of the workmen
were fouud as they dropped them.
It was nearly dinner time, and
bread was in the oven ; a pig was
lying iu the dish ready to bo roasted,
just as the cook set it down when
she stepped out to see what was
the matter and never returned. The
bread taken from the oven is now
shown iu a museum. Just think of
it seventeen hundred years ago.
IStirncd to Death.
About four weeks ago, Mrs. Schaff,
of Center precinct, went out to milk
the cows, leaving two snxall children,
in the house. She had been gone
but a short time, when one of the
children, a girl, wo believe, aged
about four years, ran screaming to
her, its clothes enveloped in flames.
It was badly burned, and alter suf
fering intensely, died last Saturday.
It is not known exactly how the
child's clothes took lire. Butler Co.
A farmer's, wife, in speaking of
the smartness, aptness and intelli
gence ol her son, a lad G years old,
to a lady acquaintance, said : "lie
can read fluently iu any part of the
Bible, repeat tho whole catechism,
and weed onions as well as his fath
er." "Yes, mother," added the
young hopeful, "and yesterday I
iicked Ned Kawson, threw the cat
into the well and stolo old Ilickcy's
There arc over forty thousand
words in the English language, but
none of them can adequate!' express
the feelings of the compositor who
is surrounded by an audience of six,
all of whom deem it incumbent
upon them to pick up the types,
throw them back iuto the wrong
boxes and to remark that thecompo
"acts like a hen picking corn."
A man's first difficulties begin
when he is able to do as he likes. So
long as a man is struggling with ob
stacles, has an excuse for failure
or shortcoming; but when fortune
removes them all, and gives him the
power of doing as he thinks best,
then comes the trial.
It used to be thought impossible
to break a colt without a whip. But
sense and experience have taught
that an apple is better than a lash,
a caress better than a blow.
A round trip The circus rider's.
A well balanced man The rope
dancer. Crash in the dry -goods
ibusinesg Towels. Boston Com.
The, Western Kami.
The Western llural comes to our
table from week to week complete
iu all its departments. In matters
relating to the farm, orchard and
ardeu,, it is unsurpassed, and yet it
does not ignore the family circle. It
is a fireside companion, much en
joyed by the women folks and the
children, each having a department
full of interest to them. The llural
is increasing in circulation and in
fluence, and deserves the patronage
of all interested in the cultivation of
tho soil, or in increased intelligence
among the sons of toil.
It is now generally urged iu ex
tenuation of Auanias's offense that
he was raised with no other pay
mates than a couple of gas meters.
The wise man placeth the stock of
his gun to his shoulder before he
fireth, but the fool looketh down the
barrel to see the ball start. Borne
It is estimated that Colorado's
gold and silver yield for this year
will be in the ueighborhood of $45,
Never tell a man lie's a fool ; iu
the first place he won't believe you ;
in the next you make him your
S S a
The undersigned oilers at private sale
hh farm two and a half miles north of
the city consisting of
680 ACRES OF L,AI1,
fifty acres uudcr cultivation, and sixty
acres of as good hay land as can be
found, and under a portion of it is a
vcrv excellent quality of brick clay.
The" improvements upon the place are a
two-story concrete dwelling, 20x30 ft.,
a comfortable and convenient house; a
wind-mill: a large, substantial shelter
for stock; shed and yards for hogs;
corral for cattle; granary; tool house,
etc., etc. Also
133 IIEiiD OF SIIEEI?,
mostly cwes.bi'sides horses,cows,stccrs,
heifers, hogs, farming implements, Ac.
The location is a very excellent one
for farming and stock raising near the
city with easy and (piick access to mar
ket; a fiftcen'minutcs' ride to the post
oflice, the railroad depot, the telegraph
oflicc and church.
The site of the dwelling-house com
mands as line a view as can be had of
the country, for twenty miles in even
direction, and the place would not be
offered for sale except that my increas
ing business in the city renders it
desirable to give it my exclusive at
tention. For further particulars call on or,
Aaddrcss Jl. lv. TUKMilC,
G-eo. T. Spooner,
All work promptly attended to and
Refers to the many for whom he has
done work. His motto in regard to
price is, Live and let live.
Ilis Suing of Cisterns a Specialty,
KJTIIcndquarters at the "Nebraska
llouse." CsIl and sec inc.
RAMS k SADDLES
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Harness, Saddlesf Sridks, and Collars,
keeps constantly on hand all kinds of
whins, Saddlery Hardware, Curry
combs, Brushes, Bridle Bits, Spurs,
Cards. Harness made to order. He
pairing done on short notice.
NEBRASKA AVENUE, ColumbuB.
MRS. W. L. COSSEY,
Dress and Shirt Maker,
5 Doors West ofStillnianN Dm? Store.
Dresses and shirts cut and made to
order and satisfaction guaranteed. Will
also do plain or fancysewing of any de
scription. 13" PRICES VERY -REASONABLE.
Give me a call and trv my work.
week in your own town. $5
Outfit free. No risk. Reader
you want a business at
which persons of cither sex
can make great pay all the time ther
work, write for particulars to H. Hal
lbtt & Co Portland, Maine.
Ucan make money faster at work for
usthanatanythingelse. Capital not
required; wo will start you. ?12 per
day at home made by the indus
trious." Men. women, bovs and girls
wanted everywhere to work for us. Now
is'thc time. Costly outfit and terms free.
Address Tkue Co., Augusta, Maine.
SPEICE & NORTH,
Genera Agents for the Sale of
Union Pacilic, and Midland Pacific
R. R. Landa for sale at from $3.00 to $10.00
per aero for cash, or on tiyq or ton years
time, in annual payments to suit pur
chasers. We haVe aUo a large and
.choice lot of other lauds; improved apd
unimproved, tor sale at low price and
on reasonable terms. Also btisiucs i and
residence lots in tho city. AVe keep a
complete abstract of title to all real es
tate in Platte Couuty.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
A complete assortment or Ladles and Chit
dri'ii'H Shoes kept on hand.
All Work Warranted!!.
Our Mottn--Good stock, excellent
work and fair prices.
Especial Attention paid to Repairing.
Cor. Olive nd 12fli St.
STOVES. IRON, TIlWAEE,
Nails, Eope, Wagon Material, glass, Paint, Etc.,
iwii mi ff" mvsag
O. B. STILLMAN
DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, OILS,
PERFUMERY, PATENT MEDICINES, ETC.
Keeps on hand all articles usually kept in a first-class Dru;r Store. Dealers
in surroundinj,' country wilWind it'to their interest to purchase from him, as he
.can and will give RED-ROCK PRICES.
Prescriptions Carefaillv Camuoimded.
ISTA GOOD ASSORTMENT OF WALL
5p JlifIL JKr JiSlai iSJP Ji
The Celebrated Diebold, Norris & Oo's
(ff.afe I)icboId'& Kicnzle,)
Fire and Burglar" Proof !
HAVE THE LEST RECORD OF ALL.
All leading Railroa i & Express Companies ani Bankers in iteNortkest hve them.
Not One Lost in the Two Great Fires in Chicago; also preserved the contents
iu every instance, at Independence, Iowa: at Central City, Col.; at
Oshkosh, Wis., and at all places have stood the test, without failure.
All Sizes for Sale and Made to Order. Old Safes taken in ExcLange.
Count j- and Runic Worlc a.
D. S. CO VENT, GENERAL AGENT, CHICAGO.
WILL. B. DALE, Agent,
S'eIos Etisi qs XS7S ; ... Fall Belitresy.
Annie trees, in v.irlctr. 4 to fi ft. a -mo..
Apple trees 2 yrs., i-rown in. Antelope Co.,
Siberian Crahin variety, 3yr...,4 to 5 ft
...'iT?' "' ' "" ,aiK luiiuiunn, it., iowa grown
PIums.-Minoe and Wild Goose, 4 ft.,
Concord Grnnes. firtf.plis. . vn-ir ,.... inn"n v
Itlackberry, Kittatiunr and Snvder. 2 vcar, per 100. fi.OO
Haspberry, Doolittle, Mammoth, Clus'ter and Philadelphia He'd'
.1VV, -fl.Vl. ... ...
Goos-eberrjv Iloujrhton, 2 years
Currants, Victoria, Cherry and "White GrapeVs'vear
Strawberry. WiUon, Monarch of the West, per 100, 75 cents"..
Pie Plant. Strawberry .Mammoth. (extnO ... . . . j
Kilmanock Weeping Willow, well formed heads.C feet'.'.'..'!'.!.!
A iconin " " ' " u u '
Box Elder and Soft Maple, 1 year, per 1000, ?2.50 1 .'.'..'.'.'.'
" " for htrcet. 6 ft '
"White Pine and Norway Spruce, per foot
Snowball, Flowering Almond. Lilac, pnrpic'ati'd white, i'ft ."!"
Jtoscs, Mos. June and climbinir. in varietv rears
Trumpet, Vine. Honeysuckle, WNtina ami Virginia Climber"
PlPonieo. TllllllS. Tllhn Kocna nnil nil,,,- i...il- ,n ,
1!w".rserj "'as established one year apo. and I have a jrodd awortinent of
small fruit prowmj: here, and havemade nrranjtements with nei-'libin"- nurser
ies so that I can furnish anything in the above price-list. Patties engaged in
fruit growing will find it to their interest to give mc a call before buying of
traTeling agents. I airi permanently located here, and expect to do a home busi
ness. Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited.
-6 "" C'AI,t,ISO:V,oIuinbnv, IVebruKka.
AGENT FOR TnF.
"Will hereafter be found THREE
DOORS SOUTH of the Post Ottice,
where he keeps a full line of every style
PUMP. PIPE, HOSE,
And the Celebrated
I X L FEED MILL.
Ashe keeps a Pump House exclusively,
he is able to sell CHEAPER THAN
THK CHEAPEST. Pumps for anv
depth well. Pumps driven or repaired,
and Rods cut.
GIVE III.1I A GALL AXD SAVE 3I0XEY.
RETAIL DEALER IN
akd omve strrfxh,
Retail Dealer in
TAPER ALWAYS KEPT IN STOCK.
Specialty. Price as loir an
can lie illadc.
t.. - . nrnrt ,... inn to nn
3 to 4 ft., per 100, $15.00
Is conducted as a
Devoted to the best mutual inter
ests of its readers and its publish
ers. Published at Columbus.PIattc
county, the centre of the agricul
turalportion ofNebraska.it is read
by hundreds of people cast who are
looking towards Nebraska as their
future home. Its subscribers iu
Nebraska are the staunch, solid
portion df the community, as is
evidenced by the fact that the
Jouhnal has never contained a
"dun" against them, and by tho
other fact that
In its columns always brings its
reward. Business is business, and
those who wish to reach the solid
people of Central Nebraska will
find the columns of the JoUKXALa
Of all kinds neatly and quickly
done, at fair prices. This species
of printing is nearly always want
'ed in a hurry, and, knowing this
fact, we have so provided for it
that wc can furnish envelopes, let
ter heads, bill heads, circulars,
posters, etc., etc., on very short
notice, and promptly on time as
1 copy per annum
" Six moiitlxi ...
" Three months,
. . . no
Single copy sent to nny address
in the United States for 5 ots.
H. K. TURNER & CO.,
STATE . BAKK,
Ss::::::r: ts Qsrrzri & Ss:i asi Ten:: Eslrt.
Leaxder Gerhard, Presri.
'" Geo. TV. IIuxst,Fcc Pes'
Julius A Heed.
Edward A. Gekraim.
Akxf.r Turner, Cashier.
IE;: ii It oT Xejo4lt, Discount
Collection I'roiiipfly Sialic on
lay Interest on Time Depos
BECKER & WELCH,
SHELL CEEEK MILLS.
MANUFACTURERS & WHOLE
SALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AND MEAL.
OFFICE, COLUMBUS, XEB.
Dr. A. HEINTZ,
ii, MICHES. CHEMICALS, i
Fine Soaps, Brushes,
PERFUMERY, Etc., Etc.,
And all articles usually kept on hand by
Physicians Proscriptions Carefully
One door East of CIiiIIcj'k, on
SAMUEL C. SMITH Agent,
ATTENDS TO ALL BUSINESS pcr
taiiiinin? to a general Ke.nl Estate
Agency and Notary Public. Have in
structions and blanks furnished by
United State Land Oflicc for making
linal proof on Homesteads, thereby sav
ing a trip to Grand Island. Have a large
number ol farms, city lots and all lands
belonging to U P. E. It. in Platte and
adjoining counties for sale very cheap.
Attend to contesting claims before U.S.
Office one Door Went of Hammond Hoaif,
F. "W. OTT, Clerk.
CHICAGO & NORTH-WESTERN
The Great Trunk line from the West to
Chicago and the lUst.
It Is the oldest, shortest, most direct, convenient,
comfortable and In every respect tbe bet lino yon
can take. It Is the greatest and grandest Hallway
organization In the United States, it owns or
2100 MILES OF RAILWAY
PDLtltAK HOTEL GARS are ran alone
by It through between
COUNCIL BLUFFS & CHICAGO!
No other road rnns Pnllman Hotel Cars, or any
other form of Hotel Carl, throsgk, between the
Missouri lUrer and Chicago.
PASSENGERS GOING EAST should boar
fa mind that this Is the
AND ALL POINTS EAST.
PaMcnffers by this route Lave choice of FIVE
DIFEUEN'T ROUTES and the advantage of
Eight Dally lines l'alace Sleeping Cars
from CHICAGO to
PHILADELPHIA AND NEW YORK,
AND OTHER EASTERN POINTS.
Insist that tho llcket Agent eclls yon ticket by
the North-Western Road. Examine your Tickets,
and rcf QIC to buy if they do not read orcr this Road.
All Agents tell them and Check usual Baggage
Free by this Line.
Through Tickets via this Route to all Eastern
Points can be procured at the Central Pacific Rail
road Ticket Oflicc, foot of Market Street, and at
I New Montgomery f treet, San Francisco, and at
all Coupon Ticket OQces of Central Paclflc, Union
Paciflc, and all Western Railroads.
New York Oflke, No. 415 Broadway. Boston
Oflicc, No. 5 State Street. Omaha Office, 245 Farn
bam Street. San Francisco Office, 3 New Mont
gomery Street. Chicago Ticket Offices : Clark
Street, under Sherman nouse ; 75 Canal, corner
.Madison Street ; Kinzle Street Depot, corner West
Klnzio and Canal Streets ; Wells Street Depot,
corner Wells and Kinzle Streets.
For rates or information not attainable from
your home ticket agents, apply to
Maktix nconiTT, W. II. Stkhxett,
Gen'l Maae'r. Calcaco. Oen'l Pais. Ag't, CblcaRO'
SACKET & CEOUCH,
The proprietors are practical millers,
attend to the giisding themselves,
Furnished with the latent improved
machinery, they are prepared to do all
RYE AND FEED
OKOUXI) EVKIIY DAY.
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
"Wc make several brands of
Unt recommend to the trade our AL
II ION .MILLS
I i a superior article made
CHOICE SELECTED WHEAT.
A full, fresh supply of groceries,
STAPLE AND FANCY,
Just opened, and fur sale at low-down
J3T Olive Street, opposite the
CITY MEAT MARKET,
OI.BVE St. OPPOSI
If A. II-
"Will keep on hand all kinds ol Fresh
and Salt .Meats, aNo S-.uine, Poultry.
Fre.-h Fish, etc., all in their season.
Cash paid for Hide!, Lard an! Ba
con. AVILL.T. ltlCKLY.
CITM MEAT MARKET
OIV lltli STREET.
Dealers in Freh and Saltrd Jleats.
Ac. Town Lots, "Wood. Hide , &c.
J. IHCKLY, Agent.
Columbus, Jnne 1, 1877.
S. J. MARMOYrPropr.
Nebraska Ave., South of Depot,
A new houe, newly furnished. Good
accommodations. Board by day or
week at reasonable rates.
IZTSetm a I'lrKt-Cl.-ist XalIe.
Heal?,.... 25 Cents. I Lod
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