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WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 1883.
New carpets at Kramer's.
Don't forget the Juno races.
Follow the crowd to "Fitz'a." 3
Another fine rain Monday night.
Black Ottoman silk at Kramer's.
J. S. McAllister has moved to
Buy one of Kramer's health
A good deal of corn has been
Closing out at cost at Winter
botham's. E. A. Blodgett gave us a pleasant
Thirty yards of calico for SI
Summer silks, new styles, at
Friedhof & Co's.
A little mud ia preferable to a
good deal of dust. ".
Trunks aud traveling bags at
Noma & Taylor's. 2
C. D. Barlow visited Albion last
week, on bu6inees. .
Good goods, cheap, closing out,
Coffins and all kinds of funeral
goods at Monger's.
There will be some fine horses at
the June races, here.
Mr. "Weathcrbee of Lost Creek
was in town Friday.
Late styles iu filigree buttons just
received, at Kramer's. 1-2
Business on the branch roads
seems to be excellent.
"Extremes meet" was true of the
weather on Sunday, surely.
Mrs. Stump has employed a first
class trimmer from Omaha.
Mrs. Stump will go to Ulysses to
tend to her opening Friday.
Orders by mail for any kind of
printing promptly attended to.
A beautiful assortment of parasols
and fans at Norris & Taylor's. 1-2
"The poor old tramp" has com
menced his summer wanderings.
Cooley's celebrated health corset ;
come and sec it at Friedhof & Co's.
If you have any real estate to sell
or rent call and 6ee Tasker & Koutson.
Geo. "W. Ambrose of Omaha, the
lost attorney, has not yet been heard
Ex-Senator Zehrung, of "West
Point, was in tho city Thursday on
Stoves, a general lino of hard
ware, cutlery, etc , at cost, at Winter
botham's. S. S. McAllister, Esq., was in at
tendance on district court at Madison
Tasker & Koutson will give
special attention to selling improved
The telegraph crew went off Mon
day to Fremont. They did excellent
A Albrecht is putting up a paint
shop on north 11th street, cast of Mrs.
Arthur Cate was up from FhIIb
City, Friday, not looking quite so
well as usual.
George Lehman, Fred. Matthews
aud Gcorgo Turner were at Fremont
The Leader wants to know if
they have a saloon in Genoa, etc.?
We give it up.
There are just two coru-plantors
left at Ernst, Swarz & Co's. They go
liko hot cakes. 1
He v. Hullhorst saw a flock of
four swans lately. They are a beau
tiful white bird.
Mrs. W. II. Bacon was in town
Monday. She gavo some incidents of
the Sunday storm.
Tasker & Koutson, real estate
agents, old post office building on
Nebraska Avenue. 2-2
Now is the time to supply your
self with hardware at bottom figures,
-Jersey Jackets at Kramer's. 1-2
Nebraska weather came again
Saturday morning and the citizens
were right glad of it.
Plenty of old papers in bundles
of ten each, for five cents a bundle,
at the Jouhnai. office. tf
We would like to call the street
commissioner's attention to some very
bad ruts on 11th street.
Some movers went through town
Saturday with a herd of cattle about
two hundred in number.
E. J. Baker dropped down upon
hiB old friends Monday, looking as
healthy and happy as ever.
P. W. Henrich is at Denver on a
visit, which may be prolonged into a
stay, If he likes the country.
-One of the finest and largest
?Tcocks of millinery and notions and at
lowest prices, at Mrs. Stump's.
Tho largest stock of carpets in
the citv to select from at Friedhof &
Co's, Bonesteel Bros, old stand.
Rev. II. A. French will preach at
the Congregational church next Sun
day, May 13tb, morning and evening.
D. A. Lord returned last week
from his trip to Chicago. He doubt
less found the sheep market a little
L. W. Pott6 came in Friday from
his school in Dist. IS, walking twenty-six
miles. He is teaching his first
The Buffalo Bill Combination are
expecting to dc their rehearsals here
prior to starting out " on the war
Jake Hill of Genoa has fifty grad
ed yearling calves averaging ever 500
pounds, the heaviest weighing near
Will T. Rickly, whose accidental
kick by a horse last week was detailed
in the Journal, is getting along very
Summer silks at Kramer's.
E. V. Clark, Esq., of Genoa was
in town Monday on his return home
from Grand Island where he bad been
on a visit.
Phil. Walker of Bellwood was in
town Friday. He says that burg is
now about, the best grain market in
A New Yorker remarks that
Horace Greeley, in his opinion, had a
good deal more uncommon sense than
New, and higher and better tele
graph poles have been erected here.
The moving house-tops will not now
reach the wires.
Lawns and piques at 5 cts. per yd.,
at Friedhof & Co's.
Great preparations arc being made
for the June races here aud every
body is coming to witness the best
races in the west.
J. E. Tasker will loan money on
chattel security or buy. chattel mort
gages. Old post office building on
Ed. Smith of Schuyler was at
home Sunday. He reports business.
rushing, and that Kramer will erect a
double store there.
A. Anderson, of the First Nation
al Bank, went to Colorado Monday to
visit bis brother and take a much
needed rest from business.
Wasted. A good wagon maker.
Steady employment the year round.
Apply in person, or address, Wm.
Bloedorn, Platte Center, Neb. 2-tf
M. K. Turner has purchased for
his daughters Anna and Martha I. J.
Slattery's stock of books,, stationery,
sewing machines and musical instru
ments. Jno. Tasker. of Genoa was in
town one day last. week. He has
bought himself a splendid team of
horses to scour over the country with
Jack Phelan, catcher in the base
ball game between the Columbus and
Wahoo nines, is reported as drowned
while boating at Dubuque, Iowa, last
Wm. Dougherty arrived back
from Vermont Saturday evening.
"Bill" looks in splendid health, and
must have been living-on the fat of the
land this winter.
Georgo Clother started yesterday
to get thirty Indian men of the Omaha
tribe, also "ten families for the Cody
show. The next week will be unusu
ally interesting here.
Ono of the High Schoo.l pupils,
Mr. Kerr, solved the Hiero. problem
in Kay's arithmetic, last week, with
out any aid from his teacher, a task
not many pupils can do.
It is all well enough to have
plenty of Nebraska sand in your in
side make up, bnt it is more than
disagreeable to have it in your eyes,
ears, nose, mouth and hair.
Dr. Carver and five others of the
Buffalo Bill Company came in Mon
day. It ia expected that the entire
company will be here to-day and re
hearse the remainder of the week.
At the last election of officers for
tho fire department Robert Uhlig was
chosen president, D. N. Miner, secre
tary, Wm. Becker, treasurer, and
Augustus. Lockner, chief engineer.
Among the latest dodges in the
swindling line is a sewing machine
for twenty-five cents to be sent to the
advertiser in stamps. By return mail
the dupe receives a cambric needle.
Tho Joukn'al keepB adding to
its already large stock of job type,
and orders are flowing in. We don't
ask for a rest, and like an omnibus,
there is always room for one more.
An exchange suggests the idea
that children will be educated some
where and somehow, and wonders
why everybody cannot see that it is
best they should be educated properly.
It is understood that the Fire De
partment will make an effort to have
a real old-fashioned celebration of the
Fourth of July at Columbus this year.
If it develbpes we shall make record.
Sale bills, posters, dodgers, state
ments, bill heads, note heads, envel
opes, circulars, all kinds of legal
blanks, briefs, etc., printed "with neat
ness and dispatch," at the Journal
The Columbus Driving Park pay
their purses in lull, and all horsemen
who have good horses come hero
with them, and you can look for a
splendid field of horses and very ex
Flies started in sometime ago,
but the recent cold weather gave
them a back-set. It will be in order
now to look after the screens, and get
a start of the flies. An ounce of
J. C. Morrissey of Plattsmouth
was in town Friday night. He ex
pected to stay a day or twb, but was
called home by a telegram. We look
for an upper story to be built on his
property on 11th street.
T. A. Potts is now the agent for
the Wheeler & Wilson sewing ma
chine in Platte county and the terri
tory' immediately adjoining. His
headquarters when in town will be at
A. J. Arnold's jewelry store.
The legal business of the state, so
far as the court work is concerned,
seems to bo getting along swimming
ly. Under the new regime all the
judges of the district courts seem to
have just enough to do, to do it well.
The novelty for the past week has
been the six mule team and stage
coach of "Buffalo Bill's." They are
about the finest team iu the west, and
Fred. Matthews, the driver, can
"string 'em out" in better shape than
Wm. Smith (mason) is building a
concrete dwelling for himself in the
west part of town 26x30 one story
high, walls 12 inches thick, with 6
inch partitions, all concrete. He has
been ten days building, and will be
ready for the roof this week.
Prepare to fence now don't de
lay another year. Yon need the
fence, ypur stock will appreciate free
range over their pasture, and your
purse will scarcely feel the outlay at
1i cents a pound for the barbed wire
at Winterbotham's. Call soon.
At Monger's you will find a
splendid variety of furniture of all
descriptions plain, neat and- tidy;
also highly-finished, beautiful and
costly, suitable to all tastes and purses.
Call and see his 'stock, for you will
be sure to see something you. need.
D. L. Bruen wants all the other
sheep men in Nebraska to know that
be is raising 65" lambs, the product
of 106 ewes, the other lamb having
been accidentally killed. If there is
any better flock record in the state the
Journal would like to be apprised
Grand Island, Neb., May 3, '83.
Editor Journal: Hereafter alPno
tices of intention to make final proof
must be published for a period of six
weeks. This order does not affect
notices published prior to this date..
C. Hostetter, Register.
We are shortly to have a play by
the ColumbuB Dramatic Company
probably next week. "Our Boys" is
to be presented by Mr. and Mrs. G. G.
Bowman, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Coff
rothMiss Lou Hudson, Miss Georgie
Warbnrton, G. W. Phillips, Dr. Ev
ans, J. G. Reeder and F. Kimmel.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Delsman have
the heartfelt 'sympathy of this com-'
munity and their many friends else
where, in these trying hours of their
sore affliction. One bright, little boy
gone to the Summer Land, and other
precious lives in doubt are enough to
call forth the sympathetic feeling of
every father and mother heart.
F. M. Cookingham is our author
ized agent at Humphrey for soliciting
subscription, advertising and job
work. Business entrusted to him will
receive the 6ame. attention as if done
direct with us. Call on him, give
him your home work and your home
news, use him well, and he will grow
apace. tf M. K. Turner & Co.
John Wise lays on our table a
couple of potatoes of last year's plant
ing dug out the ground this spring.
He don't know whether.the frost ever
struck them or not, but thinks not.
Some claim that vegetables may be
kept good, though frozen, Ff they be
allowed to remain buried in the earth
until the frost-is all out of the ground.
A. four-line local for a boy,
printed in last week's Journal
brought us half a dozen applicants,
stringing along since Wednesday last.
The first applicant is now installed, on
probation. It does the Journal-'s
heart good to see the spirit of bus
iness and pluck evinced by the young
lads who desire a share in the world's
work aud wages.
If anybody has a better span of
colls in this neck o' woods than Guy
C. Barnum we would like to see them.
They are not quite three years old
and weigh 2140 pounds, are remarka
bly well broke, and are "daisy" road
sters. Guy knows a good animal
when he 6ees it, and thinks his team
cheap at $600. "Renb." and "Ed."
certainly take the whole bakery.
When a calf is left to run with
the cow, tho latter is more or less in
jured as a milk giver. Those who
havo taken the calf from the cow, and
given it liberal feed and care, find it
thrive first-rate, and, at the same
time, the cow improves for milking
purposes. Now that milk is so val
uable to raise cream, it is becoming
in all that the best use be made of the
cows to raise the milk.
A committee has beeu appointed
to wait upon the business men of Co
lumbus for subscriptions to a fund for
celebrating the Fourth of July. It
has been a long time since Columbus
has observed the day with speeches
and songs and pyrolechnical displays
suited to the patriotic sentiment of
our citizens, aud it might not be amiss
to get everybody together, talk over
what ought.to be done, otc.
The Omaha Herald reports J. E.
North as saying that if nothing oc
curs to paralyze the present progress
of settlement, Nebraska will contain
fifteen hundred thousand people in
1890. By reference to the Compen
dium of the Tenth Census we see that
the census ntmOQehowB. a Donulaticn
of 28,841; li87 123;D93; of 1880,
452,402, and ,lv f
v. .. - r
- ?xira- - v
- vg mat James
might very safi wtJa off that "if."
Supt. S. H.-woXlark's car was on
the U. P. side-tftf-k Saturday. -We
understand hejfle hunting w
a party of ftBr. Clark If
of the men oMr. manage
who will be' long remembered by
those patrons of tne road who have
had dealings with him. A faithful
man, a hard-working official for long,
wearisome years, he ought to make
good.U8e of fine weather in recuper
ating his health.
We are pained to announce the
sudden death of Master Frankie Bur
gess, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank P.
Burgess, which occurred Saturday
morning at 6 o'clock. The funeral
services occurred at 2 o'clock Sunday
afternoon from the residence. Frankie
was a general favorite throughout the
city, and his pleasant aud happy voice
will be sadly missed by many. His
untimely taking off is attributed to
scarlet fever. Golden, Colorado,
Our correspondent from Crcston
speaks of the result of the recent
teachers' examination at Humphrey
being not quite so bad as he had re
ported. He probably means that
more persons passed the examination
than he, at first, reported. The Jour
nal does not know the merits of
applicants in .this instance, not kuow
ing who they were at all, but is de
cidedly in favor of that system of
management that secures good teach
ers for each and every cluster of
pupils in the county. The best su
perintending work is done, when the
license to teach is placed with a thoroughly-equipped
teacher, and Sup't
Moncrief has, we think, struck tho
right gait. Let it be understood that
it will require good ability and high
character to teach a Platte county
school, and our school work will go
on satisfactorily to the people. It is,
after all, the greatest work of life, for
if anything is permanent, it is what
we learn ; if anything of life is valua
ble, it certainly is progress in knowl
edge, and in the ability to acquire
knowledge. Fix well the habit of
independent thought in' the child and
energize it with a love of truth, and
you Btarf. the young soul on a journey
onward and upward, with an ever
increasing delight that knows no limit
1 except the capacity to receive.
Sunday laBjt waJ3an exceedingly
Warm day for the time or year. All
day long there was. a strong, warm
wind from the south and southwest,
aud, having been dry for some time,
the dust flew with a vengeance; it
was a day long to be remembered by
those who never before experienced
anything of the kind, and if there
were many such days in the Nebraska
year, the opinion of the average
weather would be rated very low,
indeed. But all things mundane have
an end, and this fact was quickly and
very effectively set forth near the
close of the day. The storm clouds
chased each other for a while,' the sky
was soon overcast, the ominous howl
of the wind began . and soon the
storm of rain and hail came on in
mad "fury! Tall, strong trees bent
beneath the gale.; leaves and twigs of
trees were knocked off; early vegeta
bles, just peeping out of the ground,
were mashed by the white stones that
fell thick, fat and hard; window
lights were cracked and crushed un
der the heavy blows of the pelting
hail ; rooms were flooded by the rain,
which poured iu at every opening on
the south aud west; little children,
frightened beyond the necessities of
the occasion, embraced, and bade
good-bye, expressing a hope to see
each other in the better world; the
beasts of the field and the fowls of .the
farm-yard, sought what protection J
they could find in the direction of the
storm, for to go against it was impos
sible ; the mad elements had their own
way for a few minutes, and directly
the unclouded sun in the west shone
forth, aud there were the old, upper
clouds in their place, the same as if
nothing bad happened.
The course of the storm was from
southwest to northeast, aud does not
appear to have taken a swath more
than two miles wide at any ono place.
While there was wind, rain and some
hail in Columbus, no window lights
were broken, but two miles north and
west we gather the following inci
dents : At Wm. Grant's, a stable un
roofed and window glass on the south
and west sides of the house broken ;
at II. W. Winslow's (the Phil. Cain
farm) 44 lights broken, the foliage of
trees whipped off; at Franklin Stull's
(the M. Welch farm) a new barn
mashed down ; at Wm. Sullivan's all
the lights in the south and west sides
of the dwelling broken ; at Pleyte's
64 lights of glass; at Norval's 32; at
Turner's 12; at Keating's 35, and
Thomas's old straw sheds scattered
around, and 11 old hens, 2 turkeys
and a general assortment of young
chickens killed ; here Jos. Flynn, who
tried to get the cattle to shelter, had
his face bruised to bloodiness by the
Although hailstones could have
been gathered by the wagon-load af
ter the storm, there was no consider
able damage to growing grain or
vegetables, as they were not up high
Nice May weather.
Farmers are very busy now.
The new Catholic church has been
Mrs. Newell will go east to see her
friends. She feels she has uo homo
since the fire Wednesday night. She
has the sympathy of her many friends
About 10 o'clock Wednesday night
of last week the cry ot fire brought
tit nearly every one in our thriving
town to witness what terminated in a
great loss to not ouly individuals of
private losses but to the community
in general. Newell South's hardware
store, occupied by him also as a dwell
ing was discovered to be on fire in the
second story. Neighbors assembled
quickly, yet the ?ork of extinguish
ing the flames waB impossible, as a
trong northwest wind blew the
smoke and, fire quickly in the build
ing; the work of removing then com
menced ; many things were taken out,
to be burned afterward as they caught
fire and could not be saved. The fire
also extended to Jacob Steflis's hotel ;
they removed their furniture, but the
building was lost. Jacob is not at all
disheartened, although his insurance
does not cover his loss, which is abont
$3,000; his insurance is, however,
$2,300, and he in one day replaced him
a shelter and saloon, and is doing a
thriving business. Not so lucky was
MrvNewell South, as he by hard Jabor
and careful saving accumulated a
nice, well filled store and had in it all
that he possessed and in the hasty
work of the fire he was not allowed
to save himself even a change of
shirts, and without a hat even (as be
had retired for the night) ; he did all
that man could do to save himself,
wife and child first, and then was pot
willing to leave the rooms until com
pelled to by friends; he removed
powder, cartridges, &c, saved his
notes and books, lost the day's sales
of about $90 in currency left in the
money drawer; lost nearly all his
household furniture, including bed
clothes, bedding and clothes of him
self, wife aud child, on which he bad
no insurance at all. His total loss
will exceed $5,500. His insurauce is
$2,500. Cause of fire unknown.
South is a plucky man and we hope
he will not leave us but will build and
try it again, which be says he will do
if his many friends will be prompt in
assisting brm in his downfall.
The following changes will be made
in the delivery of mail matter in the
Columbus post-office on and after
Sunday, April 22d :
Sundays the office will be open from
11 a. m. till 12:30 p. m., and-4:30
till 0 p. m.
Money orders and registered letters
will uot be issued or paid on Sundays.
On week 'days the office will be
opeii from 7 a. m. till 8 p. ra.
. Money orders and registered letters
will receive attention from 8 a.m. till
4 p. m. H. J. Hudson,
Wm. Routson was appointed on the
regular police force, and a set of
police regulations adopted.
A resolution was passed instructing
the committee on public property to
advertise the oullotB and parcels of
land belonging to the city for sale.
The election of Gus. Lockner as
chief engineer of the fire department
A resolution was passed instructing
the committee on public property to
take down the fence on Frankfort
(Engine House) Square, and turn the
timber oyer to the street commis
sioner to be used in repairing aide
walks. A new ordinance regarding houses
of prostitution was read a second time
aud made a special order at the next
Sparks from Presldeat.
Mr. Osborn has purchased a yoke
The weather the past week has been
We understand Mr. Hyat will suc
ceed Mr. C. Tyler as postmaster at
Farmers in this vicinity, having
finished seeding, are now preparing
for planting corn.
Miss Mazie Elliott is visiting Mrs.
J. A. Ziegler; she expects to return
to Omaha shortly.
Mr. W. Sipple has had several wolf
chases in which the wolves always
came off victorious.
Miss Minnie is the guest of D. W.
Ziegler at Sodville; she expects to
return to school Monday.
Mr. Tyler has sold his farm to -Mr.
Hyat of III., and purchased one near
Genoa, where he will make his future
Mrs. Alexandre received a telegram
informing her of the illness of her
son William, who is on a farm -in
A sociable was held at the Monroe
Congregational charch Saturday even
ing, May 5th,'for the purpose of rais
ing money to secure shutters.
Sparks from Crests.
E. A. Sheets was around looking
for a school a short time since.
Mrs. J. H. Milslagle and others of
Granville, are quite sick with measles.
Mrs. H. Springer from Iowa, has
come west with the view of finding a
clime better suited to her health, and
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. D. J.
Drebert, of Humphrey.
Rev. A. J. Wright, the Baptist min
ister of Granville, will preach iu the
Creston church next Sunday evening.
As there are only a few persons here
who are members of that society, they
do not have any church organization,
so I have been informed ; at any rate
they have no preaching except by
preachers who are engaged in other
Iu my last communication I said
that only two out of six applicants for
teachers' certificates, at Humphrey,
"passed." I have since heard that
that was incorrect, but as I had re
ceived my information, as I supposed
from a reliable source, I gavo it ver
batim. My informant must have
made a mistake unintentionally. The
result, however, was not quite so bad.
Real Estate Traasrers.
Reported for the Journal for the
week ending last Saturday, by Gus.'
G. Becher & Co :
U. S. to Paulina A. Marek, patent ;
w K se H 20, 20, 2w, 80 acres.
Thomas D. Robinson aud wife to
Philip Hohl, w. d. $100; part sc
no i 24, 20, 2w.
Cbas. E. Rickly to Jacob Kummer,
w. d. $35 ; lots 7 and 8, blk 200.
Ann S. Eusden and husband to
John W. SisBli, w. d. $SO0 ; e nw
14, 17, lw, 80 acres.
U. P. Ry Co. to D. R. Davis, w. d.
$250; se K se $ 3, 17, 3w, 40 acres.
William Tieskotter to Zacharias
Quitter, w. d. $157.50; part nw f se
H 24, 20, 2w.
Ira Davenport to Uilger Greisen,
w. d. $1200; sw 14, 19, 2w.
George C. Hamptou and wife to
Nils Atkinson, w. d. $1600; ne qr 10,
19, 4w, 160 acres.
J. G. Higgins and Benj. Spielman
and wives to John Tannahill, w. d
$775 ; lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15
and 16, Higgins and Spielman's addi
tion to Columbus.
C. B. & Q. R. R. Co. to Ole Johan
sen. w. d. $1088; s hf 3, 20, 4w, 320
Andrew Stull to Thomas Keating,
w. d. $1200 ; se qr 6, 19, 2w, 160 acres.
Henry M. Winslow and wife to
Sidney C. Gray, w. d. $2700 ; se qr ne
qr and se qr 33, 18, lw.
U. P. Ry Co. to Ira J. Nichols, final
cert. $400; n hf ne qr 23, 20, le, 80
U. P. Rv Co. to William Peitsch,
final cert. $400; s hf ne qr 21, 19, lw,
Wm. Anyan, Rec'r, to G. Abra
hamson, f. p. r. $4 ; n hf nw qr 26, 19,
4w, SO acres.
Platte Caaaty Sabbath School
The Platte Couuty Sabbath Schools
will hold their county convention in
Columbus, at the Congregational
church, Friday, May 18th, 1883, com
mencing at 2 p. m.
Every Sunday School is requested
to send delegates, and'all ministers of
the county are requested to be present.
This meeting is for all those interest
ed in Sabbath School work. The
Rev. J. D. Stewart, of Hastings, one
of our most practical Sunday School
men, has promised to be piesent. We
trust this will be an interesting and
profitable meeting. We shall be glad
to entertain friends iu attendance on
A Special Reaaesf.
That the secretary of each subordi.
nate grange in the county send in tho
minutes of each meeting held; also
the date of the following meeting, to
our county papers, for publication, so
that farmers may see what we are
doing, and be induced to attend the
meetings, and help us to secure equal
rights, equal taxation and justice.
FOR BAEGAINS IN"
STOVES. HARDWARE & TINWARE,
C. D. BAELOVS,
The following is a list of unclaimed
letters remaining fn the post-office. In
Columbus, Neb., for the week ending
May 5. 1383:
A Mr. John Appreous.
R Mrs. Byrne.
I "W. W. Damson.
E Mr. Owner Easton.
Bobt. Gueder, John DeOroat, Robt.
M John Harzel, Miss Emma Healer,
Mr. Eliot Hormell.
It Goras Erum, Samuel Krader.
Ei Bert Lang.
SI Mr. George Mury, Chas. Morey,
Mrs. 8. Mowers, Jarard McQueen.
nf Ray Norton.
If not called for in CO days will be sent
to the dead letter office, Washington, D.
C. When called for please say 'adver
tised," as these letters are kept separate.
U. J. Hudson, P. M.,
Caaceled U. a. Laadtu
All persons holding contracts for
U. P. lands, on which the payments
are delinquent, will please call at my
office at once if they wish to hold the
same, as a large list of canceled lands
have been received and will be sold
Saml. C Smith, Agent.
Columbus, Neb., May I, '83.
AH parties holding contracts on
Union Pacific land on which pay
ments are delinquent, bad better call
on us at once, as a large number of
contracts have been recently cancelled
by the Land Department, and the
land will be ro-sold to first applicant.
Spkice & North.
A Barft-ala for oaae Oae.
Will sell ice cream and candy, stock,
fixtures, manufacturers' tools, freezers
&c. Store room 20x60 feet on good
business street. Will teach the buyer
to make Ice cream and candy, free of
charge. Address letter or come at
once. H. E. Weaves,
218, 16th street, Omaha, Neb.
Cheap Coal !
We are now selling Eausas and
Whitebreast coal at $3.50 a ton.
Taylor, Schutte & Co.
KTTTVER FICKLE Anril "1st. hv
Rev. C. G. A. Hullhorst, Max.E. Bittner
and Miss Anna M. Fickel, both of Polk
DELSMANSnndav, May tith, at 3 p.
m., of scarlet fever, Freddie, son of .1. B.
and Clara Delsman, aired 4 years aud 4
Advertisements under this head
cents a line each insertion.
Faa far the Bojn.
G. Heitkemper & Bro. have on hand
a line of boys' velocipedes, the best
there is made, at a reasonable price.
Call and see them. 44-tf
School books at Turner's.
It pays to trade at Kramer's.
Pure sweet cider at Hudson's.
Fish hooks and lines at Turner's.
Hats and bonnets
Fine bird cages at G. Heitkemper
& Bro's. 44-tf
Carpet warp 20 cents per pound at
Pons, inks, papers, slate-pencils, at
Bran and shorts at John Heit
kempor's. Mrs. Stump has a first-class trim
mer from Omaha.
Cream, soda water, with pure fla
vorings. P. O. bnilding.
The old reliable Bain wagon at the
An elegant line of lady's lace mitts
at Galley Bros.
Oranges, bananas, lemons and ap
ples for sale in P. O. building.
Call and get prices of school books
at Turner's before purchasing.
Don't forget the good, reliable fath
erland and dish-rag soaps at Wm.
These took the county
School hats for 25 cents at Mrs.
Dickens's works, splendid edition,
$1 a volume at Turner's.
"Postoffice Pride," the best f-cent
cigar in the city at Hudson's. 5-51 tf
Rock ford watches at G. Heitkem
per & Bro's. 44-tf
Moline and Weir Companies goods
for sale at the Foundry.
You will get the finest, best quality
winter apples at Wm. Becker's.
Ready-made suits, silk aud satin,
spring jackets aud dolmans at Stump's.
Birthday presents at Turners.
The new iron beam Weir Lister aud
corn drill combined, at the Foundry.
Go to Mrs. Stump's for new mil
linery. Call and look at those cheap lot of
minings and tuckings at Galley'e.
Young ladies who wish to learn
millinery will find employment at
Mrs. Stump's. 2-tf
California dried plums and apricots
at G. C. Lauck's. 39-tf
French kid shoes at Kramer's.
Mrs. Drake is now doing drees
making, cutting and fitting a spec
Fresh caramels, cream candies,
dates and figs at Hudson's in P. O.
Photograph, autograph and birthdav
albums at Turner's.
Have you tried the Kansas winter
wheat flour John Heitkemper has?
It yives splendid satisfaotion.
Blank marriage certificates, hand
some, suitable for a handsome couple,
at Turner's stationery store.
Mrs. Mitchell has fitted up pleasant
apartments at Mrs. Stump's, and ladies
wishing dress-making done will do
well to give her a call. 51-tf
Blank notes, bank, joint, indi
vidual and work-and-labor, neatly
bound in books of 50 and 100. for.
1 sale at the Journal office.
Remember when you want good
cider, you will at all times be sure of
a good article at Wm. Becker's.
The largest stock of carpets at
Hay for sale and delivered to any
part of the city by Jenkinson Bros.
Try the doubte'Strength cider vine
gar and you will use no other. Sold
by G. C. Lauck. 39-tf
Mrs. Stomp has the latest styles of
You are certain to tind the best
assortment of men's and boy's cloth
ing and the lowest prices at Kramer's.
You can always find a good stock
to select from at Mrs. Drake's millin
ery store. 39-tf
Challenge and Farmer friend plant
ers, Barnes and Tait check rowers for
Bale at tho Columbus Foundry.
Ladies, before buying your spring
gloves call aud look at Galley Bros,
in silk, Lisle thread, and Berlin cords,
and at low prices. 50-tf
Wm. Schiltz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only the
very beat stock that can be procured
in the market. 52tf
If you wish to purchaso a number
of books, or a considerable amount of
stationery, send your orders to A. and
M. Turner, and they will be promptly
and satisfactorily filled.
Those wanting good Flax Seed for
sowing can get it in any quantity by
enquiring at the land office of S. C.
Mr. Wm. Warren is now pre
pared to do all mason work in a
workmanlike mannor. Contracts can
be made with F. M. Cookingham for
Humphrey and vicinity. 52-tf
The Barlow and the Brown corn
planters, also the Hayworth check
rower, the best riding and walking
corn cultivators, the farmers find
only at bottom figures at Pohl &
All the leading styles of hats, bon
nets, ribbon and lace goods now in
stock. Call and see. No trouble to
show goods and give prices. Call
special attention to stock of hats and
bonnets trimmed in the latest styles
and satisfaction guaranteed, at Mrs.
Farmors who have to feed their
teams while at Humphrey will find
it to their interest to stop at the livery
and feed stables counected with the
Granville House, next door above N.
South's hardware and farm implement
store, where meals are furnished at
all hours of the day, for man and
beast, at low rates, 50-tf
Many of our subscribers are
taking the American Agriculturist
with the Joukkal, 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
Dried beef sliced ready for table
California and eastern canned and
A splendid assortment of preserves.
The best mackerel in town.
Ham, breakfast bacon and shoulders
at John Heitkeraper's, corner oppo
site Lindell Hotel.
Clover aad Tliaetuy Need
At II. Oehlrich and Bros. 49-8
A bouse and lot for sale, cheap for
Inquire of B. McTeggart,
J. P. Abt & Son are prepared to
take charge of town cattle. 52-2
A Dewey harvester that worked
very well last season. Cheap and on
time. A Hexbicii.
For Sale or Trade For Cown.
A good horse for farming or driv
ing. Close to John Haney's.
52-4 J. J. Haney.
Somewhere in the city of Columbus,
Friday, May 4th, a saddle blanket.
The finder will please leave the same
at this office. 2-lt
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 office. 32-tf
Koorim to Beat.
Two front and two middle rooms,
suitable for offices, in the Ernst brick
building, corner of 11th and North
streets. Inquire at the premises.
Heary Oallem Aactioaeer.
Three miles east of St. Edwards, in
Platte county. All business in this
line, either in town or country, will
receive prompt attention. Charges
One -half section of best laud in
Platte county, uear St. Bernard, 90
acres under cultivation, good house,
barn, wind-mill, etc., etc., at $10.00
MaCFARLAND & COWDEUY,
46-tf Columbus, Nebraska.
My facilities are such, through my
eastern connections that the -demand
on me for lands aud farms is greater
than the supply. All those wishing
to sell will do well to leave their
lands and farms with me to sell. Call
and see me at my office.
Saml. C. Smith,
1-4 Columbus. Neb.
CaickeaN aad Ecg for Sale.
I will sell oue dozen of thorough
bred Partridge Coobin chickens and
a half-bred mother, for two dollars;
or thirteen thoroughbred eggs for one
dollar. Satisfaotion guaranteed or
money refunded. Inquire of D. L.
Brnen, of Stearns Precinct, or address
Attealloa, Soldlen, Hallo m!
Their widows or minor children
who have bomesteaded a 20, 30, 40,
50, 120, etc., any number of acres less
than 160, come and see the undersign
ed, and he will let you know if your
additional homestead is good and pay
you the highest cash price and pav
you 20 cents per acre oyer 'and above
all other ludora, oa yourlaim.
D. X DBEBERTgent
pl-tf Humphrey, ;Neb.
To taette that wait Good Bi
I have received a car-load of Kan
sas winter wheat flour, which ia
guaranteed to give the best satisfac
tion, or money refunded. Please give
it a trial. If the flour is not what ia
claimed for it, you will be out noth
ing. I have also some bran and
shorts for sale.
1-3 Cor. opposite Lindell Hotel.
ORE AX BARQAI!
Selllac Oat at Cost.
I will sell for the next ten days my
entire stock of crockery, glass aad
queensware, cutlery and lamp goods
at cost. No. humbug any one need
ing such goods will save from 35 to
50 per cont. by calling at once and
buying of Will T. Rickly.
March 5, '83. 45-tf
Faras for Sale.
section. 5 miles northeast nf fV-
lunibus. 40 acres broke, house. Btahle.
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
Guv C. Barvum.
51-12 Columbas, Neb.
Laid for Sale.
In Colfax Co., near Platte Co. lias,
80 acres, 70 of which are under the
plow; frame dwelling, horse and cow
stables, cow sheds and corrals, cora
cribs, windmill and 2 pumps (water
40 ft. from surface), some fruit aad
Also 1C0 acres, 120 under cultiva
tion, 7 acres of forest trees. "Both
tracts have first rate stock-range, and
road facilities. ?2,500 for each tract,
on ea9y terms.
15-x R. Mackenzie.
Our quotations of the markets are ob
tainetl Tuesday afternoon,and are correct
and reliable at the timo.
Kock Springs nut . ...
Kock Springs lump.. .
3 00(24 SO
To all whom it may concern:
The County Commissioners of Platte
county have declared the road on section
commencing at the S. K. corner of the'
S. W. i of Section 4, Township 18 north,
of Range 1 west, running tbenccdue west
on the section line, and terminating at
the southwest rorner of Section 0, Town
ship IS north, of Range 1 west, open.
Ail claims for damages caused by the
opening of said road iniht be tiled iu the
Countr Clerk's otticc on or before noou
of the'lst dav ot June, 185.
ri2-. County Clerk.
Eugene Durr. defendant, will take no
tice that on the 10th day of April, 1S&,
Isudore Durr, plaintitf, tiled her petition
in the District Court for Platte county,
Nebraska, against said Kugene Durr,
defendant, tho object and prayer of which
is to obtain a divorce from said defendant
on the ground that defendant has wilfully
abandoned said plaintitf for more than
three years last past. Defendant is re
quired to answer said petition on or
before 31 av '2Mb, lbS.'!.
Dateil April 10th, l!i.
Rv John G. Hicoi.vs,
her Attorney. flO-tr
Application for Liquor License.
Matter of application of Hschelbacher &
Co. for liquor license.
Notice is hereby given that Wendol
Hschelbacher and Jacob Ripp, comprising
the firm of Eschelbacher Jfc Co., did upon
the 1st day or May. A. D. UfcB, tile their
application to tho Hoard of County Com
missioners of Platte county, Nebraska,
for license to sell malt, spirituous -and
vinous liquors, at. Humphrey, in Humph
rey precmot, Platte county, Nebraska,
from the 24th day of 3Iav, 1S33, to the t4th
day of May, 1854.
If there be no objection, remonstrance
or protest tiled within two weeks from
3Iaj 'Jd, A. D. 18K, the said license will
Wkndki. Eschklhachkk & Jacou Ripp,
(Comprising the tlrm of Eschel
bacher & Co.,)
All kinds ot Repairing done en
Short Notice. Baggies, Wag
ons, etc., made to order,
and all work Guar
anteed. Also sell the world-famous Walter A
Wood Mowers, Btapen, Combin I
ed Machines, Harvester!,
and Self-binders the
l2TShop opposite the " Tattersall." Ol
ive St.. COL173IBUS. 2-Gtn-e
Salt at J. B. Dels
man's for $1.90 a bar
rel, and everything
at accordingly low
Great Reduction in Goods of a!! lisds at
J. B. SELSICAN'S.
rPT? A at almost any price, from 20
xShlx. cents upwards; a tine Basket-
ured Jap, very cheap; come aud try jt.
fYYITlT'E'TrQ ,f you haven't had
jJI r -EjILiO. any of my Coffees vet,
come at once and jret prices; they are
bargains. Try them".
T A T IT is CDeaP ,mt facts will tell.
J. ill il Just couvince yourself, aad
see that you can buy more goods of me
for one dollar, than at any other store In,
ATT1?W hiS drives in iaM, Una
X' .Li VV syrups, choice coffees, th
best of teas always on haad.
J? XI U -I -I ..California
canned Fruit cueap.
JST 'produce taken in exchange, at cash
prices. Goods delisted in the
city, free of charge. jf& 39-y
BlacRsffliUi anQ waaoQ Maker
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