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About The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 13, 1882)
tt EDS E5DAY DEC. 13,' 1SS2.
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preceding issue-dayl Advertisements,
of whatever class, should be in hand by
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each subsequent insertion.
Baths at Fatty's. 1
Casu G. Becker 4c Co. 31-
It pays to trade at Kramer's.
Plenty of business on the railroads.
Baths ready at "Fatty's" at all
It pays to come 50 miles to trade
Ed. Smith wa up from Schuyler
The oldest inhabitant thiuks we
will have snow.
Big discounts offered on Holiday
goods at Arnold's. 32 4t
Miss Easmussen returned home
Sunday from Chicago.
Remember the date of the county
mass meeting, Dec. 23d.
R. E. Wiley brought some fat
hogs to town yesterday.
An immense stock of overcoats
very cheap at Kramer's.
J. J. Graves and Harry Pruitt
were in town yesterday.
Henry Johannes brought 27 fat
hogs to market Monday.
W. T. Callaway of Butler county
was in the city yesterday.
Christine Xillaon at Omaha, Jan.
2. Half rates on railroad.
Judge Geer has been housed up
for some time, severely ill.
Don't forget the sale at Tasker &
Sons to-morrow. Fine stock.
One of the Minden murderers
gassed through Columbus Sunday.
Rob. HcCrea has our hearty
thanks for a jug of fresh sweet cider.
Baths at the Chicago Barber Shop
reduced to 30 cents single bath, -A for
-Money to loan on loeffomhort
time iowewt rate, Giu. G. Beck
er Jt Co. 33-tf
Win. Becker will accept our
thanks for a large sample of his ex
Wanted A cook, and a chamber
maid at the Nebraska House. Call
Gerhard Loseke tells us that Ju
lius Hoth has completed his new
''Cattle, hogs and corn" seems to
be nature's text to the farmers in Ne
braska these years.
Al. Arnold has a line new lot of
diamonds, ladies' and gentlemen's
watches, jewelry, &c.
Plenty of old papers in bundles
of ten each, for five cents a bundle,
at the Journal olHce. tf
Misi Grant of Xiobrara arrived
in the city last Saturday,, and is a
guest at Gus. G. Becher's.
Persons wishing hay delivered
anywhere in the city, may leave their
order at O. L. Baker's barn. 30-2
James Kay has fitted up his new
store on Nebraska Ave., and expects
his goods to arrive any day.
The County Commissioners were
in session most of last week, making
settlement with the treasurer.
S. C. Smith has sold the Mike
Welch farm to Franklin Hall of John
son county, Neb., ler 115 an acre.
A lengthy procession of wagons
came into town Monday, bringing 92
fat hogs, belongiug to Heury Carrig.
The immense trade being done at
Galley Bros, is on account of their
straight way of doing business. 32-4
tio. G. Beclier fc"o. have the
only complete et of attract
hook ia the coumty. -'M-lf
Three funerals of little children
occurred recently in one day at Cen
tral City all having died of diph
theria. A lady give- this as a good rem
edy in case of sore throat, scarlet fever,
etc. a poultice of hot beans, and
Mr. John Eusden who has been
doing some work on the Upper Shell
Creek Catholic church, says it is a
Examine the new stock of hard
ware, cutlery, stoves and tinware at
Krause, Lubker Co's. before buying
In a business letter to us Wm. E.
Walton writes from Baltimore that he
intends to spend a portion of the win
ter iu the cast.
Moriarity had a hearing Monday,
and, we understand, was put under
bonds to appear at the next term of
the district court.
Krause, Lubker & Co. are open
ing up a hardware store, will have a
full line of goods next week, and be
in good running order. 33-tf
Quite a number of Omaha Indians
were in town last week on their way
to the hunting grounds in the south
western part of the state.
Invitations are out for the wed
ding of Dr. E. L. Siggins and Miss
.Maud George, Thursday afternoon at
the residence of Dr. Martyn.
Mr. M. Loeb and daughter Miss
Augusta of Chicago are the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kramer. Mr. Loeb
thicks Nebraska a good state.
-Wbea baying; lot or land,
Set Ga. G. Becher 4c Co. to far
aia abstract or title. 33-tf
Wanted. Workmen to husk corn
by the bushel and "find" themselves.
For further particulars apply imme
diately at the Joubkai. office. 29-tf
House to Rest. Suitable for a
boarding bouse. Six rooms. Cen
trally located. Possession given at
once. Call at Journal office. 31-tf
Do not let your horses go lame
from corns or contracted hoofs as
long as Dr. J. C Lease is with us.
He cures them all. Ofiice at Check
ered Barn, Columbus. 324
A friend suggests that the hour
for which the mass meeting is called,
viz, 2 p. m., is too late. We cannot
change it, and if business is promptly
brought forward, it will not take long
to get through.
During twenty-two days of No
vember the Packing Co. purchaaeu
3000 hogs, and paid out therefor
$55,000. Certainly, a very handsome
sum for disbursement among business
men and others.
G. Heitkemper & Bro. are very
enterprising business men. Not sat
isfied with their store bare, and thV
branch establishment at Schuyler,
they last week started another branch
at Osceola, D. J. McKelvey, offi
ciating. The annual meeting and election
of officers of Lebanon Lodge, No. 58,
A. F. and A. M., will be held Wed
nesday evening, Dec. 13. All mem
bers are requested to be present. By
order of W. M. John F. Wermuth,
The Journal's subscription list
is increasing rapidly, and the printer's
heart gladdens at the sight of $2 re
newals of subscription. It is with a
newspaper as with any other business,
the more we get to do, the more we
grow in usefulness.
Miss Bertha Wood ha3 been se
lected as teacher to fill the position of
J. E. Moncrief in the west school of
the city. We understand that Mr. M.
consented to take the place only for a
limited time, owing to his duties as
The Columbus Flax and Tow Co.
are purchasing flax straw at $3 per
ton delivered at their grounds near
the Creamery. They want it good
and clean. This industry promises
to add a good deal to the manufac
turing interests of the city.
A nearly fatal case of neglect on
the part of an engineer to ring bis
bell occurred at Central City the other
day. The Courier says there seems a
reckless disregard on the part of rail
road employees not only of the regu
lations established by law, but also of
We have the promise of an article
upon the administration of the crimi
nal law in this county, and it has been
suggested to us to say that the grand
jury should be drawn very carefully,
as there are some technicalities of law
very important of observation, in the
conviction of criminals.
Keating Bros, shipped seven car
loads of fat steers Monday to Chicago.
These are, of course, early fed, which
is coming to be recognized as the most
profitable. Many of the heavy deal
ers of the state summer-feed and fall
fatten, thus saving a great deal of hay
cutting, and winter work.
John Harr and his mother Mrs.
B. E. Parker, have purchased of H. C.
Russell, of Schuyler, his farm, cattle,
horses, hogs, &c. There are 200 acres
of the farm, 2 miles sonthwest of
Schuyler, a good location for stock.
The price paid was $5,000. The fam
ily left Monday for their new home.
The Kendalls played last week io
good houses. They skipped Schuy
ler, for which place they had engaged,
and have been notified that they will
have the hall there to pay for, all the
same. We guess they made enough
extra here to do that profitably, but
we sympathise with Schuyler in miss
ing a treat.
The citizens of North Platte have
petitioned the TJ. P. R. R. authorities
to allow them to have a second coal
dealer. Columbus has always been
favored by having a good man for coal
dealer, but what a commentary upon
our business life, is the simple fact of
such a petition as that of 'the North
Platte citizeus !
The Columbus Creamery is now
under the management of W. T. Rans
dell. The first six months of the in
stitution showed that the investment
was a profitable one. The product
disposed of bore a good business
ratio to the capital invested in build
ings, &c , unlike many creameries that
have been started in the west.
Henry M. Winslow of Illinois,
last week purchased the Phil. Cain
farm, through Speice& North, agents.
This is the rich piece of land north
west of the city formerly owned by
J. B. Senecal. We are informed that
Mr. Winslow intends to make a spec
ialty of raising and selling thorough
bred short-shorncattle. It seems to
us that a business of that kind will
pay the investor, in this country
where good cattle are always in de
mand. The elegant residence of C. C.
Burr at Lincoln, this state, was con
sumed the other morning by fire. The
fire started in the southwest corner of
the basement, and was probably dne
to the heating apparatus. Had the
fire department been prompt in get
ting in its work, the fire might have
been extinguished with a trifling loss.
The building was about finished and
cost $35,000. Nothing was saved of
the contents. The insurance will
cover $12,000 or $15,000 only.
The Journal gave its opinion
some time since that there probably
wonld be no more "blizzards" in Ne
braska, that name being applied to
storms of strong northwest winds
with very fine, dry snow, and contin
uing three days and nights, the reason
being that the atmosphere was now
so moist that the snow could not be
dry, and therefore must come in lar
ger flakes than formerly, leaving
interstices through which objects can
be seen. The snow of last week was
not a "blizzard."
The fact that there are immense
importations of eggs to this country
from Europe ought to be enougb to
stimulate that branch of industry to
its utmost. There is, perhaps, no in
investment that pays a larger percent
age, and if Americans would eat less
meat and more eggs they would doubt
less be healthier and wealthier. The
trouble with the chicken business in
this country is that it is not made a
business of. The farmer, as a rule,
pays no particular attention to them
they can roost where they will, and
get their living as they may.
Ed. Jouhnax.: Have yoa beard
anything about a change of PWt Mas
ters at this office ? Can you give any
information on the -ubject? Is this
what is called a Presidential office?
If a change is going to be made,
vonid it not be well enough lor a
tsm-js meeting to b called, and -How
he patrons of the office t have some
thii -x to say about who shall fill it?
Would not" that be a democratic way
of doins it? Also the location of the
office is a matter of no small import
ance to our people.
Something has been said about
clandestine appointments of the past;
it is to be hoped that an appointment
on petition of a select few, will never
re-occur in this citv. There is no
officer, Federal, State, Connty or Pre
cinct, who deals mire extensively
with the people, than Post Master; let
him therefore be of the people, and
with the people. A. B.
In answer we would say that we
have heard there are rumor? afloat
that two certain gentlemen have each
been promised the postmastership.
Whether the rumors have a solid
foundation of fact, we know not,
neither do we know whether the
authority alleged to have promised
the position, has it at hi? command.
In these matters the assumption of
politician is that the offices are theirs
for the purpose of "rewarding" their
political "strikers" for "work'' done
or "influence," (moral influence of
course), exerted in their behalf.
The office here is classed as presi
dential, that is, the appointment is
ostensibly made by the president and
confirmed by the Senate. It is under
stood, however, that, as a rule the
president appoints such as are recom
mended by the congressional delega
tion, and we believe it has been cus
tomary for these officials to parcel the
offices of the state among themselves.
If there is such a division in Nebraska,
we are not advised as to the boundary
lines, so to speak.
The Journal has always been
favorable to making all offices (as far
as practicable) elective by the people,
and sees no just reason (except cus
tom) why the post-masterships should
be an exception. Perhaps a greater
source of trouble than the selection of
the officer, is the selection of the loca
tion of the office. Like many other
matters for the public to determine it
is a question of conflicting interests,
in which, usually, each man thinks
his judgment of what is right, is about
what the interests of the general pub
W. T. Ransdell went to the Na
tional Union Dairy Fair at Milwaukee
last week. It opened on Wednesday.
One exhibitor has constructed a very
tasty cabin of cheese of various sizes,
another a grotto, and another an
obelisk of imposing size. Nearly ev
ery state has an exhibit. Iowa leads
for entries of butter. Some fine Jer
seys, Devons and Holsteins are ex
hibited in the live stock department.
Some of the mottoes iu the hall are
striking: "A filthy man, with filthy
bands, milking a filthy cow in a filthy
athir w tjithv milk-pail is the
"We live in an
age of progress; the practice and
modes in dairying advance with the
times." "Improvement in quality is
the best guarantee of future profits.''
"The growth of the community de
pends almost entirely upon the intel
ligent efforts of its people.'' "Make
good butter and cheese and there will
be no trouble about selling it." "If a
man goes into dairying, he goes into
it more and more."' "A man must
have the rich milk of human kindness
in him to properly care for a cow."
"Full cream cheese is the only honest
product of pure milk." "You can't
cheat the cow and escape cheating
yourself." "The making of butter and
cheese is no suitable calling for an
unthinking man it demands brains."
We do not remember hearing of
any case of trichina in Nebraska but
the one recorded below, noted by the
Brownville Republican. The only
safe precaution against this most
dreadful disease is to thoroughly cook
the pork before you eat it, and every
body should know this, in the land
where pork is the meat of the people :
We learn from a reliable source that
a boy of Lloyd Mason's died last
Wednesday of trichina, and that two
other children are in a precarious
condition and liable to die at any
momeut. A small piece of the pork
was placed under a strong magnify
ing glass which brought to light the
fact that four thousand of the para
sites were buried in its flesh to the
square inch. Atter such a revelation
as this surely our citizens, will be
doubly caretul in preparing the festive
hog for the table. The whole county
will sympathize with Mr. Ma.on and
hope tor the speedy recovery of him
self and family.
By the courtesy of the state offi
cers the new wing of the capitol will
be opened on the evening of Dec. 14
by a public reception to the people of
the state by the Pleasant Hour Club
of Lincoln. The committee in charge
would be pleased to have all attend
that can possibly do so. Reduced
fare has been secured on the B. & M.
R. R. from all points as follows : To
parties of ten or more, one and one
fourth fare for round trip. Parties of
twenty-five or more, one fare, and
parties of fifty or more, three-fourths
of one fare for the round trip. The
west wing will be used for reception,
the different rooms being opened to
visitors. The hall of the east wing
will be opened for dancing. No pains
will be spared to make the occasion
an enjoyable one to aH.
Call for .Hawf 9Ieetiasr
To the citizens of Platte county:
Tou are respectfully requested,
irrespective of party, to attend a mass
meeting to be held at the Court House
in Columbus, Saturday, Dec. 23d, at 2
o'clock, p. m., to discuss what legis
lation you wish to have enacted, at
the coming session of the legislature.
W. A. McAllister,
i rank .North,
O. F. Brown.
From my premises two head of
cattle one of them a spotted steer
two years old, both horns broken.
21 tf M. K. Turner.
Sparks from Graaville.
J. H. Milslagle has purchased 20
acres of corn from Jos. Stuart.
Mr. G. W. Clark will continue his
residence on the farm this winter.
The Granville Matrimonial Adver
tiser, edited by P.J Coleman, is quite
a "spicy" little paper.
F. W. Tate and Fisher Bros, have a
new corn-sheller with which they
propose to as Thony says "make
V. V. Dilts was down from Madi-
i son county one day last week, visit-
:... nn-u...-. u .. if u. .
iug, ici u.ie, me uuw luuciy uui uuie
beloved walks of by-gone dayw.
Mr. Roe, I have heard, has had his
team run away sereral timee of late.
He was unfortunate enough to get his
hand hurt quite badly, on one occasion.
Mr. Neils Olson, president of Platte
County Alliance, will address the peo
ple of Granville ou the Alliance issues
Friday night, Dec. 8, at Clark's school
house. Mr. Olson is a gentleman and
great worker and we earnestly hope
that there will be a large crowd out
to hear him. I will give particulars
Last Friday night, at the Literary,
there was quite a large crowd for the
first regular meeting The subject
debated was "Resolved, That the In
dians were worse treated than the
negro-slaves." Speakers on the affir
mative were P. E. O'Donnell, P. J.
Beutz, P.J. Coleman ; negative, F. W.
Tata, W. T. Sibley, A. II. Potter. The
judges decided in tavor of negative.
The Postville Literary has accepted
the challenge for a match debate
which was sent to them by the Gran
ville Literary. It will take place Sat
urday night, Dec. 16th, in the Post
ville school house. The Postville
society has chosen the following sub
ject negative side : "Resolved, That
the right of suffrage should be ex
tended to the ladies." The debaters
are on affirmative, or Granville side
P. J. Colemau, P. J. Bentz, Joseph
Stuart, T. O'Neil ; negative, or Post
ville side Dr. Armstrong, John Wal
ker, Sr., Mr. Caldwell, other speaker's
uume I know not.
Dec. S. 'S2. Young Reporter.
Real Estate Xraaler.
Reported for the Journal for the
week ending last Saturday, by Gus.
G. Becher & Co :
Leonard Ansou to John Anson
w. d., $1600; sw 4 sec. S, 20, 1 east,
Thomas Ottis to Franciscan Broth
erhood, w. d., $1.00; pt ne L4 se -4,
sec. 24, 20, 2 west, 8 acres.
William Tieskoiter to Fraciscan
Brotherhood, w. d., $1.00; pt uw L4
se i, sec. 24, 20. 2 west, 3 acres.
Webster Snyder and wife to An
thony J. Zeller, w. d., $1000: w K, ne
,v4 and n l., nw 14, sec. 11, 20, 1 east,
Rosina Knhn to Carl F. A. Weis
hacd, w. d., $1050: e sw $ and se
L4 nw 14, sec. 19, IS, 1 east.
Lizzie C. Callisou and hus.to M. E.
Gaudy, w. d., $1900: all of block 11,
Oida Village addition.
P. P. Shelby to Diana E. Potter,
w. d., 12bU: ne L4 sec. 33, 20, 2 west.
U. S. to Robert Treacy, patent, w l
se lA, sec. IS, 19, 1 west, SO acres.
State of Nebraska to Franz Lach
singer, deed, $560; s k. sw L4. sec. 16,
IS, 1 east.
Bernard Mais and wife to George
M. Huthmacher, w. d., $640; w K, sw
14, ec. 5, 20, 2 west, SO acres.
Elkhorn Land and Town Lot Co. to
Bernard Mais, w. d., $320; w k, sw t-4f
sec. 5, 20, 2 west, SO acres.
U. S. to Rile N. Leach, patent, ne
.sec. 1,20, 2 west. $147.72.
John Huber and wife to Mary E.
Finley, w. d., $50.00; south 22 ft. lot
4, block 12, Platte Centre.
Silas H. Wanzer and wife to Thos.
Phillips, w. d., $1600; s s uw $, sec.
9, 20, 1 west, SO acres.
Nancy D. Wanzer and husband to
Thomas Phillips, w. d., $S50; n '.j nw
sec. 9, 20, 1 west, SO acres.
Review of the weather at Genoa,
for the month of November, 1S82:
Mean temperature of mo., (leg's.
Mean do of same mo. last year
Highest do on the 4th, degN
Lowe-t do on 1:1th .
Ordinarily clear day
Very cloudy days .
Hiuh wind-" day s . .
Prevalent winds for the month
from S E. to N.W. by S.W.
Rain or snow fell during portions
of 5 days.
Inches of rain or melted snow 0.35
in.; do same month last year 1 in.
Inches of snow fall during the
month 2 inches.
F025 on the 6th and 10th.
Meteors on the 7th and 9th.
Lightning on the 8th and 10th.
Auroras on the 12th, 17th and 19th ;
that of the 17th the finest for some
Lnnar balos on the 21st and 24th.
Lunar corona on the 14th.
First snow of the season on the 10th.
In pursuance of a resolution of the
City Council, passed at its regular
meeting on Dec. 2, 1SS2, 1 respectfully
invite the tax-payers of the city of
Columbus to meet in the City Hall on
the evening of Saturday, Dec. 16, '82,
to discuss the question of submitting
to the electors of said city a proposi
tion to bond the city to pay off its in
debtedness. J. R. Meagher, Mayor.
Attest. A. B. Coffroth, Clerk.
The following i a list of unclaimed
letters remaining in the po-t-ortiee. in
Columbus, Neb ." for the week ending
December 9. Iss2:
B Mathew O'Brien. Henry Bussel
man. Jennie Bricg, Leonhardt Baume
sarter. C .Ja- C. Castello.
F Amelia Freohlich.Emilv Freohlich.
11 W. L. Hall. Dr. Havne'
31 Mary A. Suuser.
R Robt. A. Reed.
If not called for in 30 davs will be sent
to the dead-letter office. AVaahingion. D.
C When called for plea.e say "adver
tised," as these letters are kept separate.
E. A. Gkkrard, P. M
Platte County Farmers' Alliance to
be held at Platte Center, Saturday,
December 16, 'S2, at 10 o'clock a. m.
All subordinate Alliances are reques
ted to send delegates. A special in
vitation to farmers. A good attend
ance is solicited.
Neils Olson, Pre?.
31-3 S. J. Wheeler. Sec'v.
JOHNSON To Mr. S. H.Johnson,
I Lookls Gl!"g' Detf' 8th a son A11 welK
ANDERSON- December 10th, Annie,
wife of A. Anderson.
Advertisements under this head live
cents t line each Insertion.
Mr. H. F. Kaufman, Piano Tuner,
will be in this city in a few days to
tone and repair Pianos. Any one
wishing his services can leave orders
at G. Heitkemper & Bro's. Jewelry
Store. Mr. Kaufman has bees here
the past summer, and has given good
Fire kindlers are safe.
,3tey a winter suit at Kramer's.
Balmoral skirts for 35 eta. atGluck's.
Skates at Pohl & Wermuth. 32-tf
Sorghum molasses at Hempleman's.
Onlv two of our nice young boars
lett " 30-tf A. Henrich.
Try J. B. Delsraan's 50 cent tea, its
Fancy candy and toys at Kretzch
Nuts, candies, fruits and cigars at
Buffalo robes from $2-50 up at L.
Black Beaver overcoats for 4 at
"Pony" corn-shellers at Pohl &
Cauada grev overcoats for 2.25 at
Fire kindlers by the case or dozen,
at Hudson's. 33-3
Holiday goods at low prices, at
Undershirts and drawers for 50 eta.
a set at I. Gluck's.
Christmas candies, nuts, dates. &c,
at F. A. Smith's. 33-2
Beaver cloaks, nicely trimmed for
2.25, at I. Gluck's.
The best assortment and the lowest
prices at Kramer's.
The best assortment of shot guns at
Pohl & Wermuth's.
Silk plushes, velvets, brocaded silks
and satins at Kramer's.
Maple syrup, buckwheat flour and
cranberries at F. A. Smith's. 33-2
Call at Mrs. Drake's for millinery,
before purchasing elsewhere.
New hats, new goods, all in the
latest styles at Mrs. Drake's. 32-tf
Ball's Health-preserving corsets can
only be found at Galley Bro's.
Fre?h- candies, fresh oysters, crack
ers and'new honey at Hudson's.
Accordeons cheap at Kretzchmar's
next door to Gass's furniture store.
For Scotch and Irish whiskies
go to Ryan's on 11th street. 37-tf,
To save 20 per cent, on all goods
you buy, come to L. Kramer's to trade.
The purest Oil for sewing machines
at A J. Arnold's Jewelry store. 18 tf
Buy your dried beef chipped ready
for the table, at John Heitkemper's.
Fire kindlers are convenient for
schools, offices and the sick cham
Go to Win. Ryan's on 11th
street for your fine Kentuckv whis
All kinds of flour sold and delivered
to any part of the city at J. B. Dels
For bargains in Ladies' and Misses
trimmed hats, to close the season, at
The finest line of Ladies, Misses
aud Gents shoes, at the lowes prices,
at Galley Bro's.
At Mrs. Stump's you can buy your
hats and bonnets cheap. She does
not hold for big prices. 33-tf
We have just received from New
York the latest styles of Ladies col
lerette. Galley Bro's.
Prepared mince meat, apple, plumb
and peach butter by the pound or
bucket at J. B. Delsman's. 2
The best assortment of boys suits
and overcoats at the lowest prices at
Kramer's N. Y. C. C Store.
Broadheads, alpacas, Mohairs and
gerster cloths can be found at Galley
Bro's., Sole agents for Columbus.
You can save money by buying
your dry goods, boots, shoes, hats and
caps groceries. &c, at J. B. Dels
The "Splendid" base burner at Pohl
& Wermuth's, also a full line of cook
ing stoves, bird cages, guns and am
All having sick, lame or ailing
horses of any kind should consult Dr.
Lease first, at the Checkered Barn,
Columbus. 21 tf
Wm. Schiltz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only the
very best stock that can be procured
in the market. 52tf
Take your poultry, hides, tallow,
etc., to Nickel & Gatward's meat mar
ket, Olive street, and get the highest
market prices. 33-tf
A full line of groceries, crockery,
dry goods, boots and shoes ou hand at
Thomas Farrall's, which will be sold
very low for cash. 32-tf
Blank notes, bank, joint, indi
vidual and work-and-lahor, neatly
bound in books of 50 and 100, for
sale at the Journal oflice.
Before buying groceries, be sure to
call at Hempleman's aud get prices.
He has a large and full stock, and can
undersell anvbody and everybody.
Phinney & Murdock are running a
first-class meat market, and are pre
pared to supply their customers with
the best of pork, beef and poultry.
Hiahest price paid for hides and
Don't you forget that the New, Si
lent N.o. 8 runs the easiest, the most
simple to operate. You can do the
greatest variety of work, and it is the
least liable to get out of order. For
sale at Arnold's Jewelry Store, Co
lumbus, Nebr, - 8
And for sale the best assortment of cook
ing and heating stoves ever brought to Columbus. Prices and
quality guaranteed, at
C. D. BARLOW'S,
"--tf 14th Street aext door toCnlainhan tate Baalc.
The finder of a McNeale & Urban
safe key will be rewarded by leaving
same at Journal office. 32-tf
Jacob Schram is now located on
13th street, near A. & N. depot, where
he will be glad to see his old and new
customers. He carries a well-selected
stock of dry goods and notions and
will sell at the very lowest prices the
market will warrant. 9 tf
-?Many of our subscribers are
taking the American Agnculturut
with the Journal, both for 3.00 a
year payable in advance. The Ag
riculturist is published in English
and German, is finely illustrated, and
is conducted on old-fashioned prin
ciples of honesty and common
Ibm ! Bargalas I
In ties, collars and ribbons at Mrs.
If Yea -wish Rarffaias
In ladies' coats and dolmans, call at
Galley Bros. ' 32-4
Buy wool lined boots and shoes,
overshoes, buffalo coats, blankets and
overcoats at Kramer'a.
And all kinds of sewing, by A. W.
Steele rooms at tailor shop, opposite
Wagoner & Westcott have on hands
a fine lot of new buzgies, which-they
sell at reasonable prices. 21 tf
Apple, Cider, Walaats.
All first-class, for sale wholesale or
retail, at reasonable prices, at Smith
& McCrea's, one door east of Ragatzs'
Notice to all Peraoa Owiac
Accounts to Galley Bros., must be
settled by Jan. 1st, 1883, or they will
be placed in the hands of a collec
Including guards and switches, done
to order, 2 doors south of Opera
House, by 14-x M. H. Bennett.
Look Here !
The celebrated White sewing ma
chine for sale cheap for cash, or on
time, at Arnold's Jewelry Store. 8
A limited number of stock cattle to
feed during the winter at reasonable
rates. Inquire at this orfice. 22-tf
Two good teams one a A No. 1
farm team, and the other a lighter and
very fast team. With good security
time will be given.
32-tf A. H ENRICH.
Thomas Flynn is prepared to fur
nish brick, either at his kiln north
west of the city ; delivere d anywhere
in the city, or built in the wall, at
Any one wishing the services of
John Huber, as auctioneer, can make
the proper arrangements by calling at
the Journal ofiice. 32-tf
To the Ladle ofColaabu aad
We have again engaged the services
of Mrs. S. A. Rickly who will be glad
to wait ou her friends at Galley
Order your Sour Kraut and Cucum
ber pickles at ten centg per gallon ;
Beets 50ots per bushel ; Onions 75cts
per bushel. All orders received by
telephone, promptly filled by John
A boy or young man to do chores
and herd cattle in corn-stalks, three
hour a day, in fair weather. Will
pay five dollars a month during win
ter with privilege of going to school
three hours a day.
1 J. H. Reed.
Jersey Ball -Fary."
A thoroughbred stands for service at
5 per head in advance and calf war
ranted. Engagements must be made
2 or 3 days in advance. Apply to Dr.
Wm. Edwards, at his farm 4 miles
north of Platte Center, Neb. 23-3m
section, 5 miles northeast of Co
lumbus, 40 acres broke, house, stable,
well, etc., besides 20,000 trees, princi
pally ash and boxelder. Price 2,500.
240 acres in Polk Co., on Clear Creek,
living water which never freezes, 120
acres in cultivation, dwelling, stable,
etc. A splendid stock farm. Price
Gcy C. Barvom.
51-12 Columbus, Neb.
The Chicago Herald.
Elsewhere will be found the ad
vertisement of the Chicago Herald,
one of the best, neatest, cleanest and
nicest newspapers in the country,
edited by Hon. Frank W. Palmer,
late of the Inter-Ocean. We will
furnish the Columbus Journal and
the " Weekly Chicago Herald, one
year, for 2.75; Journal and Suu
d3v Herald, 3 : Journal and Daily
Herald 6.50. 40-tf
Laid for Sale.
In Colfax Co., near Platte Co. line,
SO acres, 70 of which are under the
plow ; frame dwelling, horse and cow
stables, cow sheds and corrals, corn
cribs, windmill and 2 pumps (water
40 ft. from surface), some fruit and
Also 160 acres, 120 under cultiva
tion, 7 acres of forest trees. Both
tracts have first rate stock range, and
road facilities. $2,000 for each tract,
on easy terms.
15-x R. Mackenzie.
At Dr. Wm. Edwards' farm 4 miles
north of Platte Center, Neb.,
Saturday, Dec. 16th, 1382,
Commencing at 10 a. m , sharp. One
span work horses, one mare pony, one
work horse, three cows, four steers
two years old, one farm wagon, one
light buggy, eight merino sheep, one
Cotswold ram. one good graded boar
six months old, one mowing machine,
two cultivators, one riding, one break
ing plow, three stirring plows, one
double drag, one eood roller, one
double set harness, and a lot of other
things too numerous to meution.
Terms: Ten dollars and under,
cash. Above that sum, to be good
bankable notes at ten per eenL for ten
months, ten per cent, discount for
John Huber, Auctioneer.
We will sell, at our farm, four miles
northeast of Genoa, eighteen miles
west of Columbus,
Thursday, Dec. 14, 1832.
Commencing at 10 o'clock a. m., sharp,
30 cows, ten giving milk, 10 two year
old heifers, 5 one year old heifers, 6
steers, coming three, 14 steers, coming
two, 1 thoroughbred pedigreed Pur
ham bull, 2 years old. The cows and
heifers are in calf by a thoroughbred
bull. 1 mower, 1 horse rake, 1 sweep
rake, 2 stirring plows, 2 riding culti
vators, 1 harrow, 2 ponies, 1 pair
heavy work mules, 1 set double har
ness. Terms: 10 and under cash;
above that sum one year's time, 3 per
cent, int&iest, bankable paper, S per
cent off for cash.
J. O. Tasker & Sons.
F. E. Gillett, Auctioneer.
New Goods! New Prices!
KRAUSE, LUBKER & CO.
New Hardware Store.
Be sure and see their complete stock,
west of J. P. Becker & Co's. ofiice.
Advertisements under this head five
cents a line, flrt insertion, three cent.
a line each subsequent insertion.
"Beautv of Hebron," early, and the
'Mammoth Pearl." late. Took premiums
at County Fair. Can be seen at Julius
Rasmuisen'i store. They are worth Iook
ini? at if you don't buy.
26-x Hans Elliott.
Stock for Male.
I have 46 two-year-old steers, and
27 head of two-year-old heifers tall with
call, which 1 will exchange for Green
Backs. Must be sold within 20 days.
2i x M. C. Kkating.
Our quotations of the markets are ob
tainedTuesdayafternooa,and are correct
and reliable at the time.
New wheat tf
Oats new, "... i(&24
Fat Hogs 540
heep 3 00
F13T Al, PKOOF.
Land Office at Grand Island. Neb.,)
Nov. , ISS2. f
NOTICE is hereby v:iven that the
following-named settler has tiled
notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that
said proof will be made before the Clerk
of the District Court of Platte County,
at Columbus, "Nebraska, on Dec. 14th,
George A. Linn, Homestead No. T022
for the" V. J, S. E. M Section 20, Town
ship 2) North of Bange 1 west. He
names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cul
tivation of said land, viz: David Brooks,
Robert Harper, Benjamin Harper. Jnlius
Kruger all of Humphrey, Platte, Countv,
29-W-5 M. B. HOXTE. Rezister.
Land Office at Grand Island. Neb
Dec. 5th, 13?2. f
"VTOTICE is hereby given that the
JJk following-named sertler has tiled
notice of his intention to maKe tinal proof
in support of his claim, aud that said
proof will be made before C. A. Newman
Clerk of the District Court, of Platte
County, at Columbus, Neb., on January
ISth, lsSJ, viz:
Elias Olson, homestead No: (5673, for the
S. E.H Sec.2S,TownshIp 20, N.of Rane 4
West. He names the following witnesses
to prove his continuous residence upon,
and cultivation of, said land, viz: I'et.T
ilatson. Nils Olson. Louis Fetters -on
and Franz Soderberg, all of Looking
Glass. Platte Co., Neb.
33-5 31. B. HOXIE, Register
FIX .11, PROOF.
Land Office at Grand Island, Neb. J
Dec. 5th, 1SS2. f
NOTICE is hereby given that the
following-named settler has tiled
notice of his intention to make tinal
proot in support of her claim, and that
saia proof will be made before ('. A.
Newman, Clerk of the District Court at
Columbus, Nebraska on Thursday, Janu
ary tlth, 1S3. viz:
Carl Jansec. homestead No. 6!W, for the
N. E. i section s. Township 19 north.
Range 4 west. He names the following
witnesses to prove his continuous resi
dence upon and cultivation of said land,
viz: Franz Soderberg and William A.
Sisson of St. Edward. Boone Co., Neb.,
and Peter 3Iatson and John Blomq.vist of
Looking Glass, Platte Co.. Neb.
33-w-o M. B. HOXIE, Register.
Land Office at Grand Island, Neb.,)
Dec. 7th, lft2.
NOTICE is hereby given that the fol
lowing named settler has tiled notice
of his intention to make tinal proof in
support of bis claim, and that said proof
will be made before C. A. Newman. Clerk
of the District Court at Columbns, Ne
braska, on January Itith, lSte3, viz:
Gottfried Stenzel. homestead No. 9875,
for the N. E. Vi Section 30. Township 19
north, Range 3 west. He names the fol
lowing witnesses to prove his continuous
residence upon, and cultivation of said
land, viz: Hans Nelson and Hans Jacob
Johnson ot Palestine Valley post-office,
Platte Co.. Neb and James T. Ferree of
Postville. Platte Co.. Neb., and Ausrust
Smith of 3Ietz, Platte Co.. Neb.
33-5 31. B. HOXIE, Register.
FIX AX. PROOF.
Land Office at Grand Island. Neb
Dec. 7th. 1SS2. f
NOTICE is hereby given that the follow
ing named settler has tiled notice of
his intention to make final proof in sup
port of his claim, and that said proof will
be made before C. A. Newman, Clerk of
the District Court at Columbus, Nebras
ka, on Janua tv 13th, IS83, viz:
Andrew O'Donnell, homestead No.
11273, for the N. J4 s. W. VA, Section 20,
Township 20 north, Range 2 west. He
names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon, and culti
vation of said land, viz: A. H. Potter, P.
L. Baker and B. Churchill all of Humph
rey, P. O., Platte Co., Neb., and Wilbert
Fortune of Postville, Platte Co.. Neb.
33-5 31. B. HOXIE, Reaister.
In the matter of the Estate of Edward D.
"VTNOT1CE is hereby given that the
A.1 creditors of said deceased, will meet
the Administratrix and Administrator of
said estate, before me. County Judge of
Platte County. Nebraska, at the Countv
Court Room, in said Countv, on the 30th
day of August. 1SS2, on the 30th dav of
November, lS82,and on the 3d day of Feb
ruary, 18KJ, at 10 o'clock, A. 31. each dav,
for the purpose of presenting their claims
for examination, adjustment and allow
ance. Six (6) months are allowed for
creditors to present their claim's, and one
ysar for the Administratrix and Admin
istrator to settle said estate, from the 3d
day of August, 12.
Dated. July 27th, A. D. 152.
JOHN, CKHIGG INS,
-X County Judge.
V0TICI 0? ATTACHMHT.
3IARY 3IICEL, PPtT.
illett. J. P
Jake Goldmas, Def
Platte Co., N'eb.
To said derendant:
YOU will take notice tkat on the 16th
dav of November, 1S&J. said Justice
of the Peace issued an order of attach
ment against you. at the suit of said
plaintiff for the sum of fifty-two dollars
and thirty cents, and that said case i set
for hearing on the Sth day of January,
A. D.. 1883, at 9 o'clock a. m.
Dated December 9th, 1882.
By 3rcAmsTKR Bros.,
her Attorneys. 33-3 1
"VTOTICE is hereby jrfven that J will
ll offer for sale at public auction, at the
west front door of the Court House, iu
Columbns, Platte county, Nebraska (said
Court House beinz the place wherein the
last term of the District Court in and for
said county was holdea, on the
13th Uy efJaiiarr, 1SSS.
at one o'clock p. m. of said day the fol
lowing real estate, to wit: the north
two-thirds of lot five (5), in block one
hundred and nineteen (119), in Colum
bus, Platte county. Nebraska, taken a
the property of 31. H. O'Brien on an exe
cution against said 31. H. O'Brien, and in
favor of Biles 'JbjBridges, issued by the
Clerk of the District Court of said Platte
county, and to me directed as Sheriff ot'
Given under my hand this 11th day of
D. C. KAVANAUGH,
33-1 Sheriff of Platte Co.. Nebraska.
Ofyick or Comptroller or tux Cur-)
October 27th, 1882. )
WHEREAS. By satisfactory evidence
presented to the undersigned It has been
made to appear that "The First National
Bank of Columbus," in the city of Colum
bus, in the county of Platte, and state of
Nebraska, has complied with all the pro
visions of the Revised Statutes of the
United States, required to be complied
with, before an association shall be au
thorized to commence the business of
Now THKRKroRJt, I, John Jay Knox,
Comptroller of the Currency, do hereby
certifv that "The First National Bank of
Columbus," in the city of Columbus, in
the county of Platte, and State of Nebras
ka, is authorized to commence the busi
ness of banking as provided in section
fifty-one hundred and sixty-nine of the
Revised Statutes of the United States.
Ln thstimonv vusRtur wit-
iSXAL- ness my hand and seal of officii
this 27th day or October. IJ2.
JOHN JAY KNOX, "
27-2m Comptroller of the Currency.
Paul Klas and Christina Klas defend
ants, will take notice that on the 20th day
of November. 1882, Augustus Lockner
plaintiff tiled his petition in the District
Court of Platte county, Nebraska, against
said defendants, the object and prayer
of which is to foreclose a certain mort
gage executed by the defendants to the
plaintiff upon south half of the northwest
quarter of section ( 141 fourteen, township
(19) nineteen, range 2 west in Platte
county, Nebraska, to secure the payment
of certain promissory notes, dated Janu
ary 20th, 1 81, one note for $420. due in
four years and nine for 420, each due at
periods of six months each from date.
There is now due upon said notes and
mortgages the sum of $480, for which sum
with interest from thi- date plaintiff
prays for a decree that the defendants be
required to pay the same or that said
premises may be sold to satisfy the
amount found due. You are required to
anwr the said petition on or before the
first dav of January. 183.
Dated November 22d. 1SS2,
By John 31. 3Iaefarland. Attorney. 30-5
Came to my premises Nov. 20, '82, a
BAY ROAN 31 A RE PONY,
About 7 years old and weighing about ti50
pounds; "brand on left hind flank some
what resembling the letter "A."
32-5 Platte Center P. O.
people are always on the
lookout tor cnances to
increase their earnings.
and in time become
wealthy: those who do not improve their
opportunities remain in poverty. We
offer a sreat chance to make money. We
want many men, women, boys and girls
to work for us right in their own localities
Any one can do the work properly from
the first start. The usiness will pay
more than ten times ordinary wages. Ex
pensive outfit furnished. No one who
ensrases fails to make money rapidly. You
can devote your whole time to the work,
or only your spare moments. Full infor
mation and all that is needed sent free.
Address Stinson X Co.. Portland, Maine.
Salt at J. B. Deis
man's for $1.90 a bar
rel, and everything
at accordingly low
GITY PROPERTY FOR SALE,
Union Fade Land Office,
On Long Time and low rate
All wishing to buy Rail Road Lands
or Improved Farms will find it to their
advantage to call at the U. P. Land
Otfice before lookin elsewhere as I
make a specialty of buying and selling
lands on commission; all persons wish
ing to sell farms or unimproved land
will find it to their advantage to leave
their lands with me for sale, as my fa
cilities for affecting sales are unsur
passed. I am prepared to make final
proof for all parties wishing to jjet a
patent for their homesteads.
J3Henry Cordes, Clerk, writes and
SAMUEL C. SMITH,
A.gt. U. P. Land Department.
Great Redaction ia Goods of all Kinds at
J. E. DELSMAN'S.
'T'T? at almost any price, from 20
1 rif cents upwards; a fine Basket
tired Jap, very cheap; come and try it.
PnTTlTTi'TrQ If ?ou weo't had
LU.L 17 Hi HiO. any of my Coffees yet,
come at once and gat prices; they are
bargains. Try them.
T T TT is cheap, but facts will tell.
i 1 ilV Just convince yourself, aad
see that you can buy more goods of me
for one dollar, than at any other store in
A W W F bl? drives in shoes, nns
li. JJIjVV syrups, choice coffees, th
best of teas always on hand.
-L XtUll. California
canned Fruit cheap.
TSTProduce taken in exchange, at cash
prices. Gcxxls delivered in the
citv. free of charge. JpJ 29-y
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