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in tin- next if-in., should lie in hand on
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t.ieceUin.r; ii-ue-day. AdvertNemenU,
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S?aeli bUliseuuent ini-rtion.
Chas. Compton goes to Granger
Alcohol for sale at IVm. Ryan's,
on 11th st.
' Mr. Scruple returned from Jules
burg last week.
Three cars of emigrants passed
S. L. Barrett was put under
A. C Tigner has returned from
his wosteru trip.
Dr. W. B. Hawkes of Columbus,
O., is in the city.
tlup. Lockncr came down from
Mnitnoy's hotel has rereived a
coat of new paint.
I). A. Willard is starting a lum
ber yard at Genoa.
If you want groceries at Omaha
prices cull on Lamb.
Nemaha county is beginning to
complain of dry weather.
A new walk in front of the
Court I louse looks substantial.
The new comet will be risible
to tin' citizens of Nebraska this week.
Mr. .!. E. North started to Col
orado, Mond'iy, fot .i mouth's visit.
We hear it stated that there was
a liht frost at Genoa one night laU
If you want a choice article of
Mirhigau cider vinegar call on "Win.
A. M. I'rtsl and B. Millelt were
in attendance on the supreme court
The Nebraska Fanner watitF to
bear from those who have tried sail
Charles lludat went west Mon
day, taking a short recreation from
Follow the crowd to "FitzV
Book and Fancy goods store, opp.,
(leo. Spooner is now running
on the A. fc N. between Columbus
1L.T. Murdock has built a new
houee to replace the one burned
dowu last January.
AVm. Ryan, who took a trip into
Polk county lat week, says the
crops there look good.
Father Dominic is now the
Father Superior at the Monastery.
He was recently from 111.
A gentleman by the name of
Rohieun, from southwest Missouri
is hero looking at the country.
J. AV. Early was heard from at
Pittsburg last Thursday. He was
well, and enjoying his holiday.
Graves & Tigner have removed
theii hoarding lioiir-c to Dan. IJyau's
old establishment on 11th street.
Now that the Lonp bridge will
soon be reconstructed, it becomes
important to look after the Platte.
Episcopal sociable at Mrs. C. A.
9peic.e's residence Tuesday evening,
August Hth. All are cordially in
vited. Hon. L. Gerrard i about to
erect a business house, 22G0 feet,
ou bis lot on 12th street, east of
It is astonishing the amount of
products and stock that pass East
and "West over the Union Pacific
The first new wheat that wc
have heard of, brought to this mar
ket, went into the U. P. elevator
Louis Berhatiph, the merchant
tailor, started last week for Chicago
on a htiriuess and pleasure trip of
Rev- H. Fischer will preach in
the German language, at the Pres
byteriau church, this city, next Sun
day, at 3 p. in.
Ed. Fit7patrlck sells eight hun
dred aud fifty papers a week; 90
dailies each day; 2.r copies of the
--H. G. Brindley got hit in the
left eye Monday by a base ball,
while practicing. Beef-sleak and a
sling for a few days.
Fred. Blaser and two of his
children have been troubled with
diptheria lately severe attacks.
They are now improving.
Mr. BittPiibender, formerly of
the Osceola liecord called to see us
last week on his way home from the
northern part of the state.
The wheat crop of Boone Co.,
and iudeed of most of the newer
counties of the State, is said to excel
that of the older portions.
Farmers, bring your poultry,
butter and eggs to Lamb's near the
po$t-onice, and get the highest mar
ket price in cash for them.
Commissioner "Wise, who is su
perintending the construction of the
Loup bridge, believes that teams can
cross over by next Monday.
J. B. Shillito of Stearns Prairie
leaves with us the finest lot of new
potatoes we have seen worthy to
go with Murdock's tall corn.
Our ladies will be greatly pleas
ed to see Mies Georgie "Warburton
at Kramer's store, and Miss Georgie
will be pleased to see and wait on
Mr. O. II. Archer, of the .Tom:
xai. force is visiting friends at
Staplchurst, Ne.br. We are sorry
to learn that bis sore arm is worse.
Wm. Tillman and Mr. Mont
gomery, telegraph operator at David
cijy, were in town Thursday night
last, and gave the Jo'ukn'al a very
The Lincoln Journal is preach
ing tire gospel of bogs aud corn for
the material salvation of Nebraska
farmers, and it is making a good
Judge Geer was in Kearney co.
last week on legal business return
ing home Wednesday. He praises
that country very highly, and says
the crops are good.
We are informed that gambling
has begun again in Columbus. It
would seem as though there had
been experience enough in that line
to answer for the next century.
Gus. Krauze started for the east
Monday. It has been a rule with
us, (not without exception, howev
er), never to announce a weddinir
before it takes place, and we don't
do so now.
Conductor Owen, who returned
last week from a trip into southern
Illinois and Indiana, says that there
will be about one-fourth the crop
thirc as here the country is Buffer
ing for rain.
The Messrs. Murdock and J. II.
Watts begin work to-day on the
Monroe Congregational Church. E.
B. Hall superintends the buildiuir,
and it is expected to bo ready for
use by October 1st.
-The Odd Fellows of this city
are contemplating an excursion over
the A. & N. some time during the
latter part of this mouth. Further
mention will be made when the ar
rangements are completed.
Fred. Matthowb had a kick from
"Black Knight" last week, which
knocked the breath out of him for a
little while, aud came near injuring
him very seriously. He is all right
again, and is very thankful.
The rush fotlhe shj&tirnt of
stock is so great th&Jthe Union Pa
cific company is sending out stock
cars empty along the linn in order
to make time. Usually these cars
are sent out from Omaha loaded.
Our correspondent, who has
been discussing city matters, chal
lenges those who have been trying
to make personal thrusts, to come
out over their own signatures, and
discuss the merits of the question.
George Wise of Canton, III.,
brother to John Wise, Chairman of
the Board of Co. Commissioners and
brother-in-law to T. J. Ellis, spent
several days last week among his
friends here, leaving for Council
Every account is that the flax
crop of Nebraska will be, this year,
as it nearly always is, a first-rate
one. Farmers find the crop a paying
one, although they have no market
for the straw. If we had that, it
would pay richly.
L. J. Cramer will attend the
Institute at Schuyler a few days
next week, after which he will spend
a few days at the Hamilton County
Institute at Aurora. Mr. Cramer
loses no opportunity to keep at the
front in his profession.
"One hundred young women of
Holyoke, Mass., are going west
where they spell it with two y's.
Spell what marry? Omaha lie
publican. No. Holy yoke. Lincoln
Journal. Y, Y ; funny we didn't
tumble to it. 0. Republican.
Mr. Marshall Smith will ac
company his wife west to-day, for
the benefit of her health. It is hoped
that she will be benefited by a light
er atmosphere. Her many friends
will wish her a safe return home,
and a speedy recovery of her health.
Robt. Clark was called to Fort
McPhorson last week to take charge
of the telegraph office there in the
absence of the regular operator. For
one who has picked up the art out
side of his legitimate business, Rob
ert is certainly "old lightning" on
The walls of Wildey Lodge,
T. O. O. F., this city, are adorned
with a fine, large, neatly framed
picture of Phil. B. Bonesteel, pre
sented to the lodge by Mrs. Kittio L.
Bonesteel. Mr. Bonesteel was the
Noble Grand of this lodge, at the
time of bis death.
Mrs. J. O. Tasker, who was bit
on the hand by a rattlesnake in June,
has felt no serious effects from it.
The wound was bathed in carbolic
acid. Bicarbonate of soda (common
baking Boda) saturated with vinegar
is said to be an excel! ont remedy by
those who have tried it.
David City, Arcade aud Bell-
wood are reaping a harvest of busi
ness from our south-side friends in
Butler aud Polk, who have not been
able to reach Columbus readily,
since the flood carried away our
bridges. It is to bo hoped that this
state of affairs will not long continue.
The committee on Platte bridge
report that the situation is a great
deal more favorable than the had
supposed before examining. Not a
pier is gone all are standing, just
as they did before the flood, and
there will be no trouble to make the
crossing in a short time, by re
building the super-structure.
Mr. McVicker says that the Fall
is the best time to plant box-elders
and ash, aud that all trees set out
should invariably he mulched, and
mulched all the time. It has become
a common thing in Nebraska to
plant trees just as yon would corn,
aud cultivate them the same, for
seasons, after which they can
take care of themselves.
Mr. and Mrs. Mcrritt of Nor
folk passed cast through Columbus,
Monday. The lady has been long
ing to go to her old home in the
cast, and could not get the consent
of her husband, and ou Saturday
last, while walking with a young
lady she suddenly started for the
river, throwing herself in, and float
ing down. She was rescued, how
ever, and now makes her trip.
Charles Segelke's team took
fright one morning last week aud
started on a run down 11th street.
Charles jumped into the wagon from
behind, caught hold of the lines aud
brought his team to the "right about"
before they had run a block. But
Charles and every other man should
make his team secure, then, if they
jcare at falling boxes or anything
else, they will not be so apt to get
Albert Stenger has cut, with a
self-binder, 130 acres of grain. If
the men who bowed their backs
reaping with the old sickle, could
arise now from their slumbers, and
look upon the way their grand-children
harvest their grain, they would
feel like acknowledging that they
had lived in an inferior age, so
far at least as labor-.aving ma
chinery was concerned. What will
our grand children have to say of
"Wc like to 6ee an editor feel
happy, and here is one, evidently
the Madison Chronicle man, and the
occasion of Iuh hilarity, let him tell
it himself: "If you want to see the
boas calf of the county call at ye
editor's stable and j'ou can be grat
ified. When it was twenty-four
hours old it weighed V2 pounds
and we were offered a ten-dollar
bill for the same. It will be two
weeks old to-morrow and there isn't
a calf in the county, of the same age
that will come up to it in size or
The best butter in the New York
market goes from Iowa, so wo see it
stated in sonie of our exchanges.
We are assured that first-class Ne
braska butler ranks just as high as
Iowa. Their's is an older settled
state, and doubtless the facilities for
handling butter, the stables, the milk
houses, &., are, on the average, bet
ter than those of Nebraska, but our
folks are learning fast, and nothing
will bring them to the front quicker
than to know that the gilt-edged
butter made by the Nebraskana who
mean business, brings twenty cents
a pound the year round. This price
ought certainly to beau inducement
for the men of Nebraska to go to
work and provide the best of milk
houses and other facilities for mak
ing good butter.
The Omaha Republican of Sat
urday contained a detailed account
of a horrible accident which hap
pened at North Bend last Friday
evening, to Mrs. Williams. She ran
up behind a train standing at the
depot, and called to a gentleman in
the caboose, with whom she had
business, and before he had time to
get to her the train moving back
wards had struck her, knocking her
down with her neck over a rail, and
two cars pasped before the train
could be stopped. Her head was
completely Revered from her body,
and, strange to say, she received not
a bruise, or a scratch any where else,
upon her head or body. She was
an excitable woman, and a man by
the name of Robinson had just
played upon her the scoundrelly
trick of selling her a piece of land
that lie had already sold to another,
receiving pay from both, which fact
probably so occupied her mind that
she was unconscious of where she
was standing, intent only upon con
ferring with a man who purposed
aidiug her in securing the arrest ot
the scoundrel who had defrauded
InvaMlon of the ICiglilx of an
American Citizen lij- OIH-
ccm ia 4acriiiaiiy.
Several weeks since Mr. Arnold
Ochlrich of the firm of Oohlrich
Bros, of this place went to visit the
home of his mother at Elmshorn,
Holsteiu, Germany. He had been
there about, thirty days, when one
morning, before he was yet out ol
bed, two policemen made their ap-
pearauce, put him under arrest and
took him betore a police judge, who
said that ho must go to the fort for
a year, work at hard labor for a
year, or pay a fine of 200 marks,
about $50. Mr. Oehlrich paid the
200 marks, and asked the Judge if
that was all he wanted from him.
On his saying that it was, Mr. O.
said that now ho would sec the
American Consul at Hamburg about
Alter he had started for home the
Judge sent his marshal to request
him to call at his otlice before going
to Hamburg. On returning, the
Judge iuquired concerning his pass
port, and was informed that Mr. O.
was an American citizen. He went
to Hamburg and returned in a few
weeks. Tho day following his re
turn, the Judge tried to get his
papers from him, and was determin
ed lo send him into the array, but
Mr. Oehlrich told them to keep their
hands oti him, and he left ou the 1st
We sHppoee that rather than waste
his time prosecuting for false im
prisonment, Mr. Oehlrich will make
his way to America at the earliest
opportunity, but it roust be very
annoying for an American citizen
(as much so as any of us, although
not boru here), to be treated thus,
and Secretary Blaine should make it
so Jively for these swindlers that
they will never dare undertake their
FrnHoiHCjm 3 1 oh meter 3.
On Sunday, the 7lh of August, the
festival "Portiuncula" will solemnly
be celebrated in the Church of tho
Franciscan Fathers. The faithful,
after worthily receiving the Sacra
ments of Penance and the Holy Eu
charist, can gain a plenary indul
gence as often as they visit said
church and say 9ome prayers ac
cording to the intention of the Su
preme Pontiff. Masses will be said
at 0, 7, and 8 o'clock. At 10 o'clock
there will be Solemn Highmass with
sermons in English and German. In
the afternoon at 3 o'clock Solemn
Vespers and Benediction.
One of the members of the City
Council tells us that a Journal cor
respondent, in treating of city mat
ters, should remember that the city
debt is less than $4,000; that war
rants are worth from 80 to 90 cts. on
the dollar; that the publication of
tho ordinances in pamphlet form, can
not coat the city $200 all tho print
ing for the year, including every
item for publication of ordinances
in newspaper, and in pamphlet form,
for job-work, everything in tho
printing line, cannot cost more than
$150. He suggests, too, that if there
were a good attendance of citizens
at the meetings of the Council, and
a complete publication of their pro
ceedings by the newspapers, there
would be less occasion for fault
Hon. T. C. Ryan was made happy
by the addition of a little girl to his
family last Friday night.
P. F. Doody, who has been in
Colorado for tho last three mouths,
writes that he will be among us by
the 1st of August.
Last night our population was
again increased by the arrival of a
young miller, the son of Robt. Price,
our Platte Center miller.
Dr. Wm. Edwards purchased a
farm of two hundred acres from an
Italian by the name of Barboro, last
week, four miles north of town.
Sometime during next mouth, the
mail for Oakdale aud other offices
ou the same route -will bo supplied
from this place instead of from Co
lumbus, as heretofore. X.
A ooI Thine:.
J. E. Elliott has iuveuted a com
bination drive well that promises to
make a big revolution in the bus
iness of supplying water. Any
number of wells may he included in
the combination, the tops being
drawn toward each other iu an easy
curve, and enclosed in a large in
verted funnel, closed below, the
streams joining and forming one
curreut as the water is pulled out
A trial was made Friday last with
the fire engine, on a well of this
kind, having five supply tubes, and
it gave excellent satisfaction.
Heretofore Columbus has started
out on a system of large wells lined
with plank, but this looks as though
it would be a decidod improvement,
and will probably be adopted.
There is every indication that our
section of country has an unlimited
supply of water, when you go down
into the coarse gravel.and the theory
of this invention is that with these
supply pipes you form the equiv
alent of a well as large as (perhaps
larger than) the area enclosed by
There are several advantages to
the new well, among which are its
cost, compared with the other, oue
hslfor less; cost of repair, merely
nominal ; tho water would be al
ways pure; comparatively no
trouuie to attach uose.
A called meeting of the citizens of
Columbus was held on Saturday last
at the Town Hall.
Col. John Rickly was called to the
chair and David Anderson elected
About all the business interests of
the city were represented, and the
object of the meeting as stated by
tho chairman was to take some actiou
and devise the necessary means, to
repair tho Platte river bridge, eleven
spans of which were washed away
last March, by the Ice and water,
and also to inquire into the reason
of the great delay in constructing
the Loup Fork bridge, and urge its
Mr. Robinson, the contractor, be
ing present gave his reason for the
tedious manner work on the Loup
has been delayed, and promised to
have his contract fulfilled in about
seven or eight days, when we may
again expect to have our former
trade from south and west of the
Remarks were made by Mr. Beck
er, Mr. Kramer, John Wiggins and
others, concerning the proper course
to pursue in rebuilding the Platte
river bridge, and on motion of J. E.
North, it was resolved that a com
mittee of three be appointed, consist
ing of John Rickly, John Wiggins
and G. A.Schroeder for the purpose
of investigating the condition of
funds available for the speedy re
pairing of Loup aud Platte bridges,
and to consult with the county
commissioners in regard to the early
completion of said bridges. Also to
examine the contract made for driv
ing piles, and putting on the caps
for the Loup bridge and to see if
work has been done according to
On motion of Mr. Becker, this
-meeting adjourned to meet agaiu at
call of committee as above designat
ed. D. Andebson, Sec'y.
KefuadiRg; Hondo or Not.
EniTon iIoukkal: As the city
council havo uot, as I am aware,
complied with Subdivision 31, Sec
tion 09, Chap. 23, Laws of Nebraska,
18S1, page, 1SG, which provides
"The council or trustees shall
"cause to be published, semi-annual-"ly,
a statement of the receipts of
"the corporation aud sources there
"of, and an itemized account of ex
penditures, with a statement of the
"financial condition of the city or
"village," the exact amount of our
city debt cannot be ascertained, but
is supposed to be little less than five
thousand dollars. The ten thou
sand dollars in bonds proposed to
be voted by a few parties included
the debts of the city incurred the
present year, as well as its out
standing debt incurred during pre
vious years. Now if we assume that
$5000.00 in cash is necessary to liqui
date such outstanding debt, the fol
lowing estimate will show that the
city in ten years, when the bonds
fall due, would lose $3,351 37 pro
vided our municipal affairs could bo
managed on the same basis as they
were during Mr. Becker's adminis
tration, aud tho city pay at the rate
of $1500.00 per year on its old debt.
STATEMENT WITH KKFKltKNCK TO IiONDS.
Ain't of interest bearing bonds
at 7 per cent, necessary to
rai.se fr00o.0) in cash if bonds
sell for 'X cts. on the dollar $."2G:! 1C
Post of an election Til) 00
Estimated cost of negotiating
bonds r.0 (H)
Ten years interest . .. . SCSI 21
Ain't paid at end of ten years JiWl
AOAINST HON OS ON- UKCKKK'S PLAN
first payment on indebtedness $1500 00
Principal drawing 10 per cent.
First year's interest
Total amount paid in three years
ai me rale ot pa) mg $l.i00.00 a
For bonds .
. . ran:!
Dittereure against bonds
Let us grant, for the sake of ar
gument in favor of the funding pro
cess, that the bonds can be negotia
ted at par, that it will cost nothing
to nogotiate them or call an electiou
therefor, how stands the matter
then? $5,000.00 drawing 7 percent,
interest in ten years, would equal
$8,500.00 principal and interest, thus
leaving a difference against bonds
between that sum and $5093.00,
which equals $2807.00.
Again, it will bo seen at the end
of three years on the above hypoth
esis we would have no city debt if
we didn't vote bouds. On the other
hand, our bonded debt then, in
cluding accrued interest,
amount to $1)050 00. But it may bfe
urgod that the interest will have to
be paid annually. Grant it. The
principal, $5000.00, cannot be paid
for ten years. It has been asserted
by good authority that there is more
than eiiouirb taves lnvmd for fliio
and previous years, which might be
applied towards paying oil' tho old
debt. It is very hard for the citv
to he sued ou its outstanding orders,
but tho judgments which have boon
rendered thereon are trifling in
amount, and they have all been paid
up, I. believe. Who are likely to
sue the city again ? When such is
the case, some way may be contriv
ed by which the matter can be met.
It is not best to cross a bridge till
we reach it. Furthermore, city
warrants have not the qualities of
negotiable paper, their consideration
can always be enquired into. Some
of our outstanding paper may have
been illegally issued, but if we vote
bonds to pay it oil; whon paid;ur
money is virtually lost.
It was stated to the writer by a
member of the city council, that onf
Monday, July 25th, a resolution was
introduced before our city fathers
for tho purpose of ascertaining tho
nature of the city's title to Frankfort
Square, whether it could be divided
into lots and sold by the city, but
was voted down, there beiii"' a tie
vote, the Mayor voting in the nega-
tive. It would soem that the sub-(
jeet is worthy of consideration, for
if that proporty could be sold, its
proceeds applied towards paying ofl'
our obligations, and the amount of
taxable property increased, the in
terests of our little commonwealth
would be much bettor subserved,
for aB it stands fenced iu, it is of no
use only for growing weeds, and
payiug the overseer of streets out of
city funds for harvesting them.
Tor the .Journal.
According to Lexicographers a
gambler is one who plays for money
or other stakes, and this vice is not
confined to cards, billiards, pool and
such games, but takes iu horse rac
ing and kindred matters which how
ever innocent in themselves when
kept in proper bounds, yet seem to
lack the'excitemeut so much sought
after, unless there is a pecuuiary
value attached to their success
or failure. Of the evil resulting
from an indulgence in the first of
these games, this community has but
too recently had a sorrowful expe
rience, but let those who would
punish the violators of law in these
respects, see to it that their hands
are clean before they commence
throwiug stones, for under the moral
law siu is the same whether the
degree be large or small. Wo may
endeavor to hide the deformity of
the thing nuder the name of driving
parks, agricultural fairs, &c, but the
cloven foot is there, and soouer or
later its hideousness will show its
effects. Agricultural exhibitions
when properly conducted tend to
the development and improvement
of any neighborhood, but it tho evils
referred to are to be considered as
necessary adjuuets theu it would be
better to remain undeveloped.
A Looker Ox.
To the Teacher of Platte Co.
The Annual Normal Institute will
begin Monday, August 22d, 1831,
and continue for a term of two
weeks. All those who expect to
teach in the county are requested to
atteud. During the last two days
examinations will be held for both
county aud state certificates. Dur
ing a portion of the term, Hon. W.
W. W. Jones, State Sup't, will bo
present aud take part in the exer
cises. J. E. Moxcimef,
The following is a list of unclaimed
letters remaining in the post-otliee. in
Columbus, for the week enditig duly
W X Hangs,
CaptW II McDouald
II 11 .Mcrrithew,
Almira Vinlii 2
V U Zschockett.
r red itenery,
Those marked " . postal card.
If uot called for in 30 day will be .sent
to the dead. letter olliee, Washiugtout,D.
C When called for please sa" "adver
tised," as these letters are kept separate.
K. A. (JKKKAKD 1. M
For Male !
My house aud lot iu Columbus.
House in good repair. Lot 132x132
feet. Good barn. All enclosed by
good fence. Will sell it very low,
and give easy terms. Apply to
Becher & Price.
A. "W. Doland.
No other work to do than to look
after a herd of fifty cattle and ouo
hundred sheep ou a large range, and
milk seven cows. Pony furnished,
and work must be done right. In
quire of M. K. Turner.
Advertisements under this head hve
cents a line each insertion.
Hammocks at Kramer's.
Alchohol for sale at E. D. Shee
ban's. -Ladies' goat lace $1.50, at Hon
fresh lard at "Weber &
Slippers, 20 cts. a pair, at (lal
The best custom work at Hou
lihan's. Plenty of Buckeye machines at
z Eight lbs. of coflee for $1.00 at
One price, and that always the
lowest, at Galley Bros.
men's heavy boots for
B. Delsman & Co's.
$L25 at J.
Rodi and Verdelli Lemons.
Choice fruit at Hudson's.
A full lino of meu's, ladies' and
misses' shoes at Galley Bros.
Peruvian beer, the best drink
for the blood. Try it, at Hudson's.
Ladies' sewed shoes $1.00, at
Cream Baking Powder, only 30
cts. per pound, at J. B. Delsmau &
Closing sale of summer goods at
reduced prices at Kramer's New
York Cheap Cash Store.
Blank notes, bank, joint, indi
vidual aud work-and-Iabnr, neatly
bound in books of 50 and 100, for
sale at the Journal otlice.
Buy your smoked meat at the
Columbus meat market, of Weber &
f Harvesting machinery at Elliott
X Luers binders, harvesters, table
rakes, besides mowers.
""Men's Webster lies $1.00, at
Forks, nails, hand-rakes, etc., at
Elliott & Luers'.
Hudson has just fitted up his
Ice Cream Parlor 2 doors west- of
Spring wagons and buggies for
sale cheap at Elliott & Luers.
'Boots and shoes cheap for cash
at the Boston Shoe Store opp. P. O.
Children's gloves only 5 els. a
pair at Kramer's.
Dinner plates (Meakin's goods,)
at 55 cts. per set at Marshall Smith's.
Cool, refreshing and pleasant to
drink is Peruvian beer at Hudson's.
" If you want the very best wind
mill in the market, get it at Elliott
Try one of Ball's Health Pre
serving Corsets, the best in tho
market, for sale only, by Galley
Linen and (Jingham dresses at
cost at Kramer's.
Children's lace shoes Ci cents,
Crockery and Glassware at
Ilemplumau's, cheap for cash, or
butter and eggs.
Peruvian beer is the boss, and
knocks soda water as a drink, iu
tho shade, kept always at Hudson's.
Now is the time to buy Dishes
and Glassware cheap, as I am going
to make a chauge iu my business.
Just received, a car-load of
KChallentre wind-mills, which we
will sell cheap for cabb or on time.
kElliott & Luers.
Dowty, Weaver & Co. sell the best
eolith medicine. They have confidence
in it, and they are williug to refund the
money if it does no good. Ask for Piso's
Cure for Consumption. Price, 23 cts.
The best bargains in boots and
shoes in town at Boston Shoe Store.
It must be so, for everybody
says that the best aud cheapest gro
ceries ate at J. B. Delsmau 6s Co's.
And still a small lot of crockery
to bo sold, regardless of cost, at J.
B. Delsman Ss Co's.
If you are nervous or dpeptic
try Carters Little Nerve Pills. Dys
pepsia makes you nervous, and ner
vousness makes von dvsnentic :
either one renders you miserable and
these little pill cure both. For sale
at A. Ileint.'s drugstore.
Hone to Keut.
Inquiro at the Journal office.
Mare Your ."Honey.
You can do that by buyiug your
goods of J. B. Delsmau fc Co.
( Just recei
brakes, at Ell
ved, a large lot of bay
Elliott & Liters.
On Monday, July 25, from my
place iu this city, a white heifer
calf. Four months old. A suitable
reward will be given.
J. E. North.
Wo have for sale, cheap, two new
(Minnesota Chief threshing machines.
Elliott & Luers, Agt's,
I tub j- Carriage.
Boy's wagons, Carts, Croquet,
walking Canes, willow waro etc. at
E. 1). Fitzpat rick's Book Store opp.
My Hotel (the Hoppeu House),
with or without furniture, including
yard aud stable. Inquire of Paul
Farmers are bringing their good
cows for improvement. A low good
ones moro will be admitted. Ser
vice only 5. A. Hknricii.
Came lo my herd, July 18th, a
datk-red steer, 3 years old, white
stripes on belly. The owner will
prove property and pay charges.
The person who borrowed my box
of drawing instruments will confer
a favor by returning them at once,
as I have use for them.
J. E. Nouth.
A good salesman lo sell Singer
Sewing machines. Would prefer
one who can speak Danish or Ger
man. Inquiro at the Singer otlice,
More eases or. sick headache, bil
iousness, eoustipution, &c, can be
cured in less time, with less medi
cine, and for less money, by using
Carter's Little Liver Pills, (ban by
any other means. For sale at A.
Heint.'s drug store.
Thomas Flynu is prepared to fur
nish brick, either at his kiln north
west of the city ; delivered anywhere
iu the city, or built iu the wall, at
The fine store room and basement
in the new brick building two doors
uorth of State Bank, aud opposite
Clother House. Also two rooms up
stairs, suitable for otlice purposes.
Apply to Berber & Price.
Citj' Iroertj' lor Sale.
100 lots in Smith's addition to Co
lombo", in the northwest part of the
city. The most desirable residence
lots now in thu market. Prices low
and terms easy.
SPEir-F. & North.
Taken up upon my premises two
miles east of Columbus, last Wed
nesday, one bay pony, with a while
spot iu the forehead, and one white
foot. The owner is requested to
prove property, pay charges, and
take her away. Makti.v Raoan.
Always avoid harsh purgative
pills. ThVy first make you sick and
then leave j'ou roust ipatd. Carter's
Little Liver I'ills regulate the bowels
and make you well. Dose, one pill.
For sale at A. Jfeintz's drug store.
N I rayed.
From my corral iu Columbus,
about two weeks ago, three fat
wethers. They were followed as
far uorth as Shell Creek. Any in
formation of their whereabouts will
be thankfully received by
J. C. Pktkissov.
Is making the best sets of teeth
made in the state, on Celluloid or
Rubber for ten dollars (former price
twenty-five), aud all other dental
work at equally low prices; also the
best photographs, one door east of
O. A. Stearns. Everybody should
call and see for themselves.
I'ONt Pocket Hook.
Saturday morning, July 30lh, be
tween the Monastery and tho U. P.
depot, Columbus, a medium sized
pocket book, containing twelve dol
lars aud some letters. The finder
will please return it to the Monas
tery, where he will receive .$5 re
ward for the book and contents.
Advertisements under this head five
cents a line, lirst insertion, three cents
a line each siil-ciiient insertion.
The Hext LiqH ors
Wines and beer for medicinal, me
chanical or chemical purposes at K. D.
Twenty-five acres of land broke iu
Nance county. Hnqiiire of
A. II. Bukimck, Columbus, NVb.
William K. Kuupp,
Houso, Carriage aud Sign Painter,
Calsomiuer and Paper Hanger. The
best. Try me. Residence iu South Co
lumbus. Regular Xtoelc lealer.
All kinds of horned stock bought
and sold; also fat and stock bogs.
379-y D. Anokrsox.
Land Tor Sale.
1C0 acres, 5 miles west of Colum
bus; T." acres under cultivation, 40 acres
hay land, $10 an acre, on pasy terms.
Inquire at .Joukn'al. otlice.
A valuable family resdence situa
ted in the uorthwest part of the citv.
The house is 'MxtU, well tiulshed inside
ami outside, enclosed by good fence.
Stable, and all other out-buildings, to
be sold cheap. Tor further information
apply to 'James Kay, at li. Jlughes's
Our iiiiit.ttiiiii' of the markets aru ob
tained Tuesday afternoon, and are correct
and reliable at the time.
Wheat No. 1, test Ml lbs
" 2, " :u "
Corn Shelled, old
Meal 1 20
Corned Beef BfflS
Fat Cattle, 300g350
Yearlings, U 0010 00
Calves .! 6 00OM00
Good veal, per hundred,. .... W
Hides, greeu , 4(gt
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
ALL KINDS OF
Store on Olive Ht.f near the old Fost-ojfice
Columbus Nebraska. 147-ly
YyiJiiric Ac Kaoiia-:i,,
HEAT HAim ! i
Ou Eleventh Street,
Where meats are almost given away
Beef per Ik, from 3 10 ct.
Best steak, per lb., . 10
Mutton, per lb., from . C 10 "
S.unatfe, per lb., from 8 10 "
jSTSpeoia! prices to hotels. 60i-ly
Manujaeturer and dealer in
Wooden ttnil M eta lie Burial Caskets
All kinds and sizes ofKobex, also
has the sole ritfht to manufac
ture and sell the
Smith's Hammock Reclining Chair.
Cabinet Turning and Scroll work. Pic
tures, Pielure Frame anil .Moulding,
booking-glass Plates, Walnut Lumber,
ete., etc. COI.UMHUS, NEB.
CITY PROPERTY FOR SALE
Union Pacfic Land Office,
On Lony Time and low rate
All wNhinif to buy Kail Road Lands
or Improved Farms will tlnd it to their
advantatfe to e.ill at the (). P. Laud
Otliee Itffnre look in elsewhere as I
make a xpeebilly of buying and selling
land- on commission; all persous wish
ing to sell farms or unimproved land
will li ii 1 1 it to their advantage to leave
lln-ir I.iuiN with me for sale, as my fa
cilities for aileetine: sales are uusiir
ia)fil. I am prepared to make tltial
proof for all parties wishing to get a
p.itr-nt for their homesteads.
jQfrib'tirv ('nrdfs, Clerk, writes and
SAMUEL C. SMITH,
Agt. I'. P. Land Department,
Cars Palpitation of tho Heart, NerroaasaM,
Hands and Feet, Pain In the Back, and other
forma of Female Weakness. They tnrich aad
improve the quality of tho Blood, purify aad
brighten the Complexion, allay Nervous Irrita
tion, and secure Refreshing Bleep. Juat the rem
edy needed by women whose pale colorless faces
bow the absence of Iron In the Blood. Remem
ber that Iron ia one of the coiwlitufnta of the
Blood, and is the sreat tonic. The Iron PUla
are alio valuable for men who are troubled with)
Nervoua Weaknos, Night Sweats, etc Prlcn, to
cents per box. gtntbytaaQ. Addreae,
CARTER MEDICINE CO.,
22 Park Place, Naw Yoifc.
Sold by DrugjrUts ertry whent
WILL SKLL YOU THE BEST OF
Tie Celebrated Woods Twlna Blad
ing Harvester, Ckala RaJce aad
Sweep Rake Reaper, wltk aew
Iroa Mower; The Daisy Hay
Rake, Adaais & Pre a ok
STANDARD MOWER, ETC.
Z, A '- JMTl IfMLirV w 5
1 " -9 M VV' ' Pi JjKtwTViA
REMEMBER THAT WE WARRANT
EVERYTHING WE SELL. AND
THE BEAT OP RECORD FOL
LOWS EVERY MACHINE.
SarCAJLL. UEFOREYOU BUY
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