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WEDNESDAY JAX. 23, 184.
Gus. G. Becher & Co.
Cord-wood for Bale
& Co's. 39-3
Great semi-annual remnant sale
A new mail car on the Albion
Edwin Clifford's entertainment
Fine feathers for beds and pillows
at Henry Gass'e.
Farm Insurance, cheap and re
liable, at Becher & Go's. 39-2
Rickly S: Hoffman's is the place
to buy good healthy meats. 34-4
The most and best goods for the
money at A. & M. Turner's.
The 6kating on the river is re
ported as the best ever known.
Mr. Murphy of the Bellwood
Monitor, was in town Monday.
Another merry dance at Small's
rink Saturday evening. Come early.
The lecture is at a discount, and
the sparring exhibition at a premium.
S00 bushels No. 1 seed corn for
sale. Inquire at Pohl & Wer
A car load of Kentucky blue grass
seed received at Herman Oehlrich
& Bro's. SS-o-4
Gen. Howard is to deliver the
first of a course of lectures at Albion,
"Good goods at lowest prices," is
the motto at A. & M. Turners book
and music store.
Now avail yourself of the special
low prices and order a suit or an
overcoat at Kramer's.
A fire at Edward Hays's destroy
ed some clothing. Matches in the
hands of children.
Thos. Keating has Bhipped sev
eral car loads of Nebraska corn to
Illinois for feeding to cattle.
One of Otta Baker's teams got
away from John Becher last Sunday,
and broke the buggy some.
The Norfolk Xeics says that Ma
jor Mathewson died of pneumonia,
Jan. 16th, after a brief illness.
The Mason & Hamlin organ is
the best offered for sale here. Call at
A. & M. Turner's book store.
Mrs. Drake has removed her
millinery establishment to the room
vacated by W- "Winterbotham.
"Weather strips for windows and
doors at Henry Gass's. Keep out the
cold wind, and be comfortable.
Robt. Uhlig was at Minden last
week, where he purposes locating and
engaging in the hardware business.
James McAllister, jr. and wife
started Wednesday for their home in
Montana, after a pleasant viBit here.
"We still have several hundred
hoods left at 30 cents, worth $1. Come
and keep warm. So says Kramer.
The Mason & Hamlin organs, as
everybody knows, cannot be excelled.
For sale by Anna & Martha Turner.
For an alleged assault upon Mrs.
Rufus Leach, one Henry TVandel was
fined $10 and costs by Justice Rickly.
Rev. S. P. Vandoozer died at
Fullerton "Wednesday last. He was
presiding elder of the Albion district.
$10,000 just received, and to loan
on real estate on time, and in sum3 to
suit applicant at Becher & Co's. 39-2
The only meat market in town
that offered a reward on killing dis
eased cattle was Rickly & Hoffman's.
The "Woodbridge organ is not ex
celled anywhere, for the price. Call
at A. & M. Turner's book and music
A large amount of ice has been
harvested here this season by Brind
ley, McCrea, Henggler, Vogle and
The B. & M. have a new agent at
David City. It begins to look as
though they meant business all along
Mrs. Jno. Jaworski died Jan. 17th
at 11 o'clock, at her residence in Bur
rows precinct this county, of typhoid
Sale of horses, cows, calves, hogs,
household goods, farm implements,
etc., at T. J. Crosby's farm Feb. Sth,
TS4, by C. M. Swezey.
Look out for the sale bills of A.
Henrich, announcing his long-time
sale of horses, cows, bulls and hogs,
on the 20th of February.
For rent, the store building
formerly occupied by Mrs. Drake;
also good sleeping room in same
buildins, by Becher fc Co. 1
Marshall Smith came down from
Denver Friday. He looks in his
usual good health, and says that Mrs.
Smith's health is excellent.
The Blair Pilot gives account of a
leap year party in which the girls
managed to realize expenses and give
a first-class entertainment
A discount of 15 per cent will be
given on all snits or overcoats ordered
during January at Kramer's Merch
ant Tailoring establishment.
Phil. Cain arrived from the east
Monday evening. He is looking in
excellent health, and his many friends
were glad to greet him back again.
Cards are out for the wedding
this evenin? of J. C. Echols to Miss
Sadie Hudson. Hearty congratula
tions of all their acquaintances will
be In order.
Because at the cattle shows, an
cestry is counting for o much, some
one suggests that hereafter the pedi
grees be taken to the fairs and the
cattle left at home.
"We notify each subscriber, every
week, of just how his account stands
for subscription. If you wish the
oaper Bent you no later than the date
printed opposite yonr name, please
rop i postal card to stating. tf
The long expected comet is now
visible to the Baked eye; it maybe
seen any clear eveaiag in the soath
west in a poettiee above and to the
left of the planet Venus.
The Schiyec Herald reaaarks that
the youth of this land have tempta
tions enough to contend with, without
saloon keepers being allowed to
sell them liquor. This with
reference to boys of 15 to 18.
Martin Hollerin's sale of slock
took place on the 15th, and Jno.
Huber the auctioneer, informs us
that cows brought, on an average,
$3S ; Bboats weighing about 90 lbs.,
7.40 7.50; machinery sold very
A correspondent of the David
City Press says "Madison is thirty
five miles from Columbus, with some
nf the most hilly land between I ever
saw." He must alwayB have lived in
a dead level country, or else been
John Dineen, at his residence 1
miles west of Bucher's mill, Feb. 11th,
will sell 5 horses, 68 head cattle and
25 shoats. Under $20, cash; other
mm, one year's time, bankable paper,
10 per cent, interest, 5 off for cash.
Jonn Huber, auctioneer. 2p
The United Presbyterians will
have preaching in the church of the
Litter Day Saints next Sabbath, Jan.
27:b, at 11 o'clock a. m. Also at
Bean's school-house at 3 :30 o'clock of
same day. All are invited to attend.
Rev. John Lackey will officiate.
A school boy at Sidney, acci
dentally shot himself the other day
while fooling with a pistol. A few
minutes before he had pointed the
pistol at one of the school girls.
Against the boy's hand gets well, he
will have learned a lesson that he
will probably not soon forget.
"Tom" Wilson of Fremont, well
known to a number of our readers,
died recently at Columbus, Ga.,where
he was filling an engagement with the
"Wild West" combination. The Blair
Pilot says bis one fault proved his
ruin and death in the prime of man
hood. We notice quite a number of far
mers from Iowa and Illinois looking
for land in Nebraska. Columbus is a
good place to radiate from for this
purpose, centrally located, and rail
road communication in every direc
tion, besides a good place to gather
The report of the condition of the
First National Bank of Columbus, at
the close of business Dec 31st, '83,
appears elsewhere in to-day's Jour
nal. Loans and discounts to the
amount of $106,514, and deposits
footing np to $73,991, shows a healthy
state of business.
P. W. Henrich, insurance agent,
Platte Center, is off on a business trip
for the German Ins. Co. in the south
ern part of the state. He will return
shortly, however, to continue writing
fire, lightning and tornado insurance,
also horse and cattle insurance. It
will pay you to see him before plac
ing your insurance. 1
M. Schoonmaker, a business man
of Illinois, came last week to see his
father-in-law J. R. Smith, and also to
hunt up a place in Nebraska to buy
and store corn till the planting season.
Illinois farmers have not so much
corn over as will do them for seed
till spring. Mr. S. wants to buy
twenty to thirty thonsand bushels.
Dr. McAllister, dentist, will be in
Columbus the last two days of this
month, next week Wednesday and
Thursday, to do first-class dental
work. Inquire at the photo rooms of
O. A. Stearns. The Dr. expects to
come to Columbus as soon as the
weather will permit to fit up a first
class office and photograph rooms. 2
We learn that Ex-Senator T. W.
Tipton is to deliver his Washington
City lectures at Fremont, about the
12th of February, and we suggest
that it would be a fitting thing for
some of our churches, the Opera
House Co., or a club of citizens to
secure the same here. Mr. Tipton is
one of the most eloquent speakers in
the west always entertaining.
The sparring exhibition last
Wednesday evening, we understand,
was a well conducted affair, there
being no slugging allowed. The ex
hibition between Prof. Miller and
Tom Cain, which was the main fea
ture of the show, was a surprise party
to some, as Miller was no match at all
for Cain. Ben. Rochon won the cup
for local 6parrer. Several other Co
lumbus men took a part.
Platte county's delegation to the
anti-monopoly convention, Messrs.
John Freeman, D. L. Bruen, S. J.
Wheeler, M. H. White and Fred.
Anson, returned home Friday last,
and report a very interesting session.
The principal speakers were Judge
Barnd, McKegon, E. Bosewatcr, J.
Burrows, Capt Stickel, Green and
Manchester. The Opera Honse in
which the convention was held was
The Kearney New Era speaks a
good word for the Building k Loan
association of that place, as bringing
together men of capital, and men of
muscle, working for a common end
the improvement of the town, and
the bettering of their own condition.
Similar associations in scores of
eastern towns and cities have accom
plished wonders for workmen of
limited means, and enabled tnem to
become property owners.. -
Sunday week WllL "Winter
botham came nearly being killed by a
flying engine on the Albion branch.
The engine struck, one of the hind
wheels of the buggy, throwing WilL
ont and braising him considerably.
He describee it very graphically, say
ing the engine seemed to be sat tap of
him. It was a very uusoal tunej for
an engine te pes? and " there . was
ne warning given of its appraenn at
Fousd. In Creeton precinct, anont
one mile sonth of Mr. Meraa's farm,
on Saturday last, an accordeen. The
owner can have the same by calling
at this office, proving property and
paying charges. Nicholas Welling,
At the meeting of Pioneer Hook
k Ladder Co. No. 1 Monday evening,
Jan. 21st, the following omcers were
elected: President, Jas. Pearsall;
foreman, Geo. Fairchild ; 1st assistant,
Dick Jenkinson; 2d assistant, Geo.
Smith ; secretary, D. N. Miner; treas
urer, Will McAllister. Board of
trustees to consist of the president,
foreman and treasurer.
In all reports in reference te dis
eases of hogs, it is found that when
ever soft corn is fed cholera is a pre
vailing disease. The disease is not in
an epidemic form, bat it seems to be
due to the corn that is fed. Farmers
or those who have hogs to feed
should be careful in their feeding. A
hog is like any other animal, if it
does not get suitable foot its digestive
organs will become affected and re
sult in some disease. Jfarqyette In
The Sidney Plaindealer, re
marking npon Judge Gaslin's sending
a man to the penitentiary ior fifteen
years for forging a small note, says :
One year for forging the note, and
fourteen years was for general cussed
ness. Think of it, fourteen years for
general cussedness. The next time
that Judge Gaslin comes up to Sidney
to hold court there will be a sign
hanging on the window of this omce,
which will read as follows: The
editor and staff have gone to the
Black Hills, will not retarn until
after oeurt adjourns."
The Seward Blade is after the
men of loose morals and easy virtue
that make themselves a blazing
nuisance in that town. The fellows
that are thus given publicity don't
seem to like the situation. In com
menting on this state of affairs the
Blade's editor makes some very sen
sible remarks, among which are that
"men and boys who get into bad
scrapes are generally those who
squander their money anyhow, and
they care nothing for a fine of a few
dollars," and another to the effect
that the disgrace of being: . i'ed up
in police court and the fi c posed
is considered as nothing these
fellows compared to a repo or it in
the papers. The disgrace r.ith them
is not in the commission of the evil,
but in being caught and haying it
Kerievr f the Weather
At Genoa for the year ending December
Mean temperature of year deg's.
ilen do of last o rears aeg's ... .
Highest temperature daring the
year July 1st Leg's
Lowest do Feb. 4 deg'a below zero.
Ordinarily clear days
Very cloudy days
High winds days
No. days on which rain or snow fell
Depth of snow inches 33.70
Average depth the past 8 years 35.48
Bain and melted snow inches 27.56
Average yearly depth for the past 8
years . 29.57
Greaiest amount of rainfall in any
month May inches 5.40
Least do in any month Nov none
Temperature of well water July 1st
57 deg's.; December 31st 52 dee's.;
last frost in the spring May 5th ; first
frost in the fall, September 17th; first
first ice, October 12th ; ground frozen
October 26th; parhelia occurred 10
times; Bolar balos 1; lunar halos 6;
lunar coronas 9; hail 12; mirage 6;
auroras 3; first appearance going
north larks, March 19th; martins
and kildeers, April 3d; swallows,
April 27th ; cranes, March 22d ; geese,
February 26th ; ducks, February 27th ;
going south martins leave AugustJ
27th; swallows, September 16th;
geese, October 9th.
Owing to the prevalence of easterly
winds no migratory grasshoppers
have put in an appearance this year,
either going north or south.
The year has also been noted for
the remarkable red glow of the sky
before sunrise and after sunset, dur
ing the latter part of November and
beginning of December, a phenome
non about which scientists have not
been able to arrive at any positive
In thus reviewing the meteorolog
ical aspect of our horizon for the past
year, there is abundant cause for
thankfulness that while our brethren
Lin various parts of the country have
been suffering from the various casu
alties of storm, flood and frost, we
have been permitted to enjoy the
abundant fruits of our labor, with
little fear irom these powerful though
often unavoidable results of nature's
for Caaaty Tessclwrs'
To be held at the yellow school
house, Columbus, Neb., on Friday
evening, Feb. 8th, T34, beginning at
W. H. Tedrow, subject, "Elocution
in Public Schools." Miss Eva Cof
fey, subject, "How to teach Spelling."
Ed. Newman, subject, "How to teach
History." Augustus Davis, subject,
"What to teach in Common Schools."
Subject for general discussion, "How
to promote the Salaries of Teachers."
A lecture, by Judge Higgins.
Let every teacher in the county be
present, and be prepared to discuss
the question so important with us all.
The public is cordially invited to at
tend these meetings.
C J. Gaulovt,
When making loan with Becher k
Co., yon can complete papers, and get
your money same day application is
The County Alliance will be held
at the Humphrey Hoase in Humphrey,
February 2nd, eleven o'clock a. m.
AH aati-monepelists aad farmers are
At roll call all supervisors present
except Hoefelman and Webster.
The committee on rules consisting
of Swartsley, Ernst and Rivet made
their report, recommending the usual
rules for deliberative bodies? also the
appointment of standing committees
on finance, ways and means ; on roads
and bridges; accounts and expen
ditures; claims; adopting Cos bang's
Manual when practicable, and last,
but not least, abolishing smoking in
the room during the time the board
is in session. Beport adopted.
The bonds of the various county
oficers elect were approved, also the
bonds of assessors elect Bead, Wilkes,
Gleason, Apgar, Pieper, Jaeggi, Cole
man, Dickinson, Bipp, Anderson,
Zumbrum; likewise road overseers
elect Huber, Lucid, Daley, Weadt,
Clark, Connelly, Lueachen, Schaf
frotb, Barjenbruck, Anderson, Chris
tenson, Gilsdorf, McPhillips, Humpf,
Wurdeman, Sodergren, Hessaker,
Rickly, Panly, Lohans. also bond of
Delsman, town treasurer of Colum
At roll call all present except
Burke and Lehnerz.
On motion, the chair appointed
Rivet, Ernst and Blomquist com
mittee to examine bridge work done
by Baker and Mead.
On motion of Swartsley, the board
proceeded in a body- to make final
7 ...- - -v u .n
seiucneui wim iue ircuurer.
Action was doferred in the cases of
McDonald and Flemming, with re
ference to taxes.
County Judge's office ordered re
moved to office now occupied by Cor
nelius k Sullivan, and rent for same
fixed at 16.00 a month.
The bonds of town treasurers elect
Diederich, Ottis, Ahrens, Braun, Mat
son, Brockhaus and Hess were ap
proved; that of Imhoffwaa referred
back for additional security, for the
reason that Blaser, one of the bonds
men, will be appointed supervisor,
aad therefore is ineligible.
The bonds of town clerks elect
Weiand, Lindgren, Edwards, Rickert,
Bipp, Spoerry, Conard, Terwillegar,
Leoschen and Hummer were ap
proved. The bonds of justices elect May
nard, Gilsdorf, Rickly, Johnson, Free
man, Hill, Russell, Coekiogham,
Shaffer, Thompson, Henrich, Irwin'
Davis, '.Fleming and Milslagle were
Bonds of constables elect were also
James E. North elected chairman of
board by a vote of 15 to 2 scattering,
election made unanimous.
N. Blaser appointed supervisor of
Loupe township, to fill vacancy.
Clerk instructed to procure seals
for town clerks and treasurers, also
necessary books for official use.
J. G. Biggins elected as county at
torney by a vote of 9, as against a
vote 8 for M. Whitmoyer.
On Olson's report informing the
board that all warrants, school and
road orders bad been cancelled, the
said vouchers were ordered placed
under seal, which was accordingly
On motion of Swartsley each su
pervisor was empowered to provide
for the poor of his township, in case
The sudden changes in weather are
the cause of much sickness in the
Neils Pederson intends to give ev
erybody a nice time Friday evening,
Feb. 8th, at his house west of town.
Joseph Linabery was appointed
constable for Granville township in
place of Kimhart Weilm who failed
Our singing school is to be a suc
cess and therefore those who can sing
and those who want to learn are in
vited to attend every Tuesday and
There was quite a lively tussel at
the lower saloon Friday evening ; a
few scarred faces and torn clothes is
the result, so far as learned. We with
hold names, but will not promise to
Some of the readers of the Journal
also take and read the Madison Chron
icle. There is an article in I think its
last issue, assailing Humphrey, claim
ing to be written by an Humphrey
correspondent. The writer has been
looked for, but as yet he can not be
found ; it has been attributed to one
man east of here, but he denies writ
ing the matter so I will briefly say
that onr preachers are a class of men
who are not grumblers, and the peo
ple in town do not wish to have a less
number; as for the saloons they are
doing a prosperous business, and all
branches of business have prospered
in our town ; there is one point in
said letter 1 wish to dwell a little
upon, which says "I took a load of
hogs to Madison and made six dol
lars by so doing ;" that is a very small
matter to harp upon we have almost
daily parties that are honest enough
to tell that they do that and better by
bringing their produce and trade
here, and our town receives a large
support from Madison county, men
whe are intelligent, careful men. The
writer asserts that he made six dol
lars; $L50 to Chronicle and the re
mainder, to use his own words, the
woman, and thinks that better than to
give to preachers and saloons. Per
haps it is. But as far as our people
are concerned, we have not heard one
of 'these preachers swear nor the two
saloon keepers pray, but keep right
on as if nothing had happened. C.
Are Tarn 1bu
A new sad additional supply of
eofjpaa tickets to all polmti aortb, east
aad tooth are aow on tale at the B.
k II. ticket ollce. Partiea goiag eaat
will fiad it to their interest to call aad
I A. Glass, Aftat
F. W. Parker defines reading as
u getting thoughts by means of written
or printed words arranged in senten
ces." Experience has shown that the
ability to read may be acquired inci
dentally, if the attention is primarily
directed to the subject of the thought.
But under the old humdrum system
the mechanical pronunciation of the
words of a sentence in their proper
order is called reading. The means
are mistaken for the end, and the true
end is not reached. In consequence
of this we hare dull, distasteful, un
profitable, monotonous and unpleas
ant reading exercises. The object of
all school exercises is to promote
mental growth. Words have only a
representative value. Thought con
trols the expression ; passages which
are not understood cannot be read
clearly and forcibly. All elocution
ary drill which is not preceded by an
intelligent mastery of the passage is
not only out of place, but exceedingly
hurtful. It is quite evident that be
fore a class has mastered a selection,
it will have to be engaged upon it by
discussions, written efforts, etc There
will be little if any time for elocu
tionary drill, distinctively as such;
nor is any needed. The true and only
drill needed is the simple effort to
express the idea of a passage while
studying it. Says one of our most
independent teachers : "Good reading
never comes from rules, it comes from
attempts to express, earnestly and
clearly, an adequately comprehended
thought. I have taught elocution a
good deal myself, but I teach less and
less of it ; as I find my classes read
more and more, and are really hungry
for the appetizing relish, which comes
from stopping with a meaty passage,
and staying long enough to extract
its sweetness." By such- a system,
however, our progress "through the
book" will be slow ; our patrons, etc.
will become impatient. But, fellow
teachers, it matters not ; we stand on
a higher plane; we know the real
purpose of the reading class. We are
not ignorant of the fact that every
American citizen considers it his con
stitutional right to bully "that teach
er." The now famous Mr. Alcott
was starved out of Boston fifty years
ago for maintaining that the best way
to teach children is to begin by ob
serving how they teach themselves.
Our reading class is the true language
and literary class, including spelling,
reading and composition (oral and
written). There our boys and girls
learn by practice to express their
ideas orally and by writing, with ease
and force. There they learn to ap
preciate beauty and force of expres
sion. There they learn to recognize
authors by their styles. There they
learn good syntax and good usage of
English idiom. Children are not ex
pected to be elocutionists. Quiet,
simple, intelligent reading is our aim ;
no more "rant and strut." A genuine
apprehension of the thought and feel
ing of the selection will lead to a
much better delivery than those
senseless drills in pitch, tone, inflec
tions, etc., etc. If the teacher has no
time to train the pupils "to a good
understanding of the passage read,
then be has no time to train them to
the elocutionary delivery of that
passage. The first is the foundation
on which the second rests ; it is the
material out of which it is formed."
I think it was Gen. Sheridan who
reported to his superior before Rich
mond that he was ready to "push"
things. Fellow teachers, are we ready
to "push" a reading reform? We
ought to be. Teacher.
Lbt f Pei
tslcmera, Platte Cwi
The following, from headquarters,
shows the names of pensioners orig
inating from Platte county, character
of disability and amount of monthly
pension received from the govern
ment: Mielenz. Frak, g. s. w. foot f 400
Selsor, Wm.g. s. w. shonl 24 00
Smith, Jno. amp. r. arm . . .
Brady, Wm. s. . w. r. h'nd . ...
Owen, Daniel C. inj. 1. leg
Kaminski, Charles, g. s. w. knee ..
Keeler. Jno. ?. s w. leg
Judd, Jehiel J. g. s. w. face . . ..
Hanchett. Tm. F. chr. bronchi
Fahey, Patrick, w. I. hip
Sacrider. Jno. H. yar. v'n
Sutton, Robt. B. g. s. w. h'nd, back
Bodgers, Michael, inj. hip. back. ..
Bossiter, Bichard. g. s. w. hip
Price, Bobt. chr. bronchi
Patterson. Wm. A. inj. to abdoaen
Plant, Peter, w. 1. thigh
Cady, Anthony, w. I. sh'n
Ap- ar, Jos. r. s. w. thigh
Griffin. Mary A. widow
Tannabill. J-inett. widow
Smith, Charity, widow
Kane, Daniel, lung dis
Willis, Geo. g. s. w. hip . .
Harriger, Wm. G. g. s. w. hip. . . .
Thomas, Bebecca. mother
Bnnet, Daniel a. g. a. w. r. shoal.
Mitchell, Eugene, g. s. w. r. shoal.
Elston. Geo. W. di. Iang9
Ellis, Thos. J. inj fingers
Cain, James, loss 1- inj tor eye ...
Clark, d ward. g. s. w. thigh
Barrett, Salatuiel. loss I. thigh
Dineen, Jno. jr. s. w. leg
Fitzpatrick, dw. s. s. w. thigh. .
Norton, Zina. w. r. leg
Saunders, Thomas H. g. s. w. arm
Slattery, Irwin J. g. s. w. neck. . . .
Ketcbam, Amanda 31. widow
Campbell, Jas. M. neuralgia
Wilson, Thos. chr. rheum
Mowry, Sarah J. widow
Daris, Jno. chr. rheum
Thnrstos, Wm. J. parti paryl. arm,
Spielman, Benjamin, amp. 1
Kice, lison w . g. s. w. arm
Bedeabangh, Henry S. Inj. spine . .
Potts, Tho. . A. g. s. w. 1 thigh . . .
Wads worth, DaTid D. g. s. w. head
Wurdeman, John H. g. s. w. face. ..
Mailer, Fred'k. g. s. w. foot
Kibler, Geo. W. injury to abdomen .
Steems, John. w. r. thigh
Moran. Robert, asthma
Sag, Emora A. chr. diar
Sibley, Wm. T. vax. vns., ulcers
Brooks, Daniel, z. s. w. foot, loss toe
Spoerry, Barbara, widow 20 00
Van Owen, Ore. injury to abdomen. 6 00
Luchsiager, Fre dolin. g. s. w. fingers 3 00
Wasner, Margaret, mother b 00
Baker, Francis H. frac. r. am i 00
Owe Oar Ssmrcss mt Keveaae.
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u A Qaf SJ ...... & tsj
FOE BA.EGA.I2STS IN"
STOVES, HARDWARE & TINWARE,
C. P. BABLOVS,
Preparatory to making a
me entire stock of Mens and Boys
SUITS 5 OYEEOO ATS
CLOTHIM HOUSE !
REGARDLESS OF PRICE.
YOU WILL FIJVD THIS A MONEY MAKIjYG
CHANCE TO INVEST IN
for yourself and boys, as this
a limited time and can be
LOOK AT THE BARGAINS.
Boy's half-wool knee pant suit
" wool cassimere knee pant suit
" heavy school suit
Youth's wool cassimere suit
" " " "
Men's Union cassimere pants
figured cassimere "
heavy worsted suits.
" cassimere " .
" Scotch " .
Now is the time to buy, as these goods at the prices we are
selling will not last.
THE STAR CLOTHING HOUSE,
ED. SMITH, Manager.
The following is a list of unclaimed
letters remaining in the poat-otEce. in
Columbus, Neb., for the week ending
Jan. 12, 1984:
A C H Alden.
B Mrs Mary Belisle, Mr T Bennett.
C W H Catrine, Mr M Callaghun, Mr
C M Call.
Mrs E H Goodson, Mr George Gu
der, Mr W H Grove, Mr Joieph W
Goodwin, G S Greene.
H Mr Edwin Hall. Mr Frank Heine.
Joseph Hundburg, A W Hill, Mrs Marv
Hill, Mr H Hall, Carl Hoth.
Jf Sarah J Jennings.
la James Karmese. Gotlieb Kmuse,
Mr John Kueffer, Mr Wm McKinHey.
.H Mr T B Mooring.
t B S Bice.
M John stanozyk.
V Dedrich Vose.
W Mrs Hannah Willcox.
If not called for in 30 days will be sent '
to the dead letter office, Washington. D. j
C. When called for please say adver- !
tised,' as these letters are kept separate.
H. J. Hcdsox, P. M
BURGESSROBERTS. At Chicopee,
Mass., Jan. 9th, '84, C. 4.. Burgess of Na
tional City. Cala., and Miss M. A. Roberta
of Waterbury, Conn.
Advertisements under this head live
cents a line each insertion.
Pens, inks, papers, slate pencils, at
J. B. Delsman is still selling salt at
$1.90 to farmers and stockmen. 10-tf
The old reliable Bain wagon at the
All kinds of feed for sale at Wm.
Becker's. Prices in proportion to
New maple syrup for sale at
man Oehlrich & Bio's.
Piano to rent
Walker. Inquire of Wells &
All those who are lovers of good
floor should go to J. B. Delsman's.
Moline and Weir Companies goods
for sale at the Foundry.
You can always find a good stock
to select from at Mrs. Drake's millin
ery store. 39-tf
The finest assortment of hanging
lamps and China tea sets at H. Oehl
rich & Bro's.
For good young breeding stock of
all kinds, call at Bloommgdale stock
farm. A. Hennch. 40-tf
Challenge and Farmer friend plant
ers, Barnes and Tait check rowers for
sale at tbe Columbus Foundry.
You can find tbe finest line of red
twilled flannel in town at Galley
Wm. Schiltz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and nses only tbe
very beat stock that can be procured
ia tke Market. 52tf
change we will CLOSE OUT
stock must be sold within
bought for half its value.
Reduced Price. Eegular Price.
Blank notes, bank, joint, indi
vidual and work-and-labor, neatly
bound in books of 50 and 100, for
sale at tbe Journal office.
Ladies if yon are in need of a win
ter bat call at Galley Bros., as we are
closing them out regardless of cost.
Our enterprising druggists, Dowty
& Kelley, are giving sample bottles
of Beggs' Cherry Cough 5rrup,ree.
We advise all sufferers to call and get
a bottle which costs nothing. 31-Cm
Blsse Graws Clorer. .lllllet
At Herman Oehlrich & Brc's. 3Scl2
Inquire of Frank Owens, if you
want a first-class roof at a moderate
A lot of ladies serge shoes. 75 cents
a pair at J. B. Delsman's. 10-tf
Early white seed corn, fully matur
ed and well selected, for sale at Saml.
Gass's II a bushel. 38-3
My Jersey bull, Captain Jack, will
stand for service at my stock yards.
22-6mo D. Anderson.
Any one wishing choice mutton
during tbe threshing season call on
D. L. Bruen, Stearns Prairie. 16-tf
Thomas Flynn has just burned his
first large kiln of brick and ba them
for sale, either at the kiln, delivered
in the city, or put up in the wall. 9.tf
A Ulce Home Tor Wale.
I will sell my residence property at
a fair price, and on liberal terms. A
comfortable houe, large barn, good
garden and shrubbery; 2 acres in all.
34-tf D. Anderson.
Kesidessce for Sale.
I offer my dwelling house for ?ale.
A great bargain to any one wishing
39-2 Robeht Uhlig.
1st, 1S83, for
175 00, payable at the Columbus State
Bank to Emersen. Talcott & Co..
Rockford, III-, by H. S. Lathrop. 29-1
J. F. Maynard found a pair of pump
tongs near tbe Monastery, this coun
ty. The owner will prove property,
pay charges, and get the tongs. 39-2
Strayed from my premises abont
Christmas, one black boar, about ten
months old. Suitable reward will be
given for the return of same, or for
information. " 3Jike Cooxcr,
39-tf Platte Center.
From me on or about Dec 27, 1883?
one Gray Horse, blind in oae eye.
Any information as to his wherea
bouts will be amply rewarded.
Humphrey Platte Co.
The co-partnership heretofore ex
isting between David Dowty aad
Geo. J. Kelly, is this day dissolved by
mutual consent All accounts due the
firm of Dowty & Kelly will be cel
lected by their successors, Dowty &
Cbinn, and all outstanding indebted
ness will be settled by them.
3S-3 Geo. J. Kellt.
We have made arrangements to fur
nish to tbe subscribers of this paper,
that excellent agricultural and stock
journal, The Xebratka Farmer, for the
small sum of $1.00 per year. The
Farmer is published at iincoln, Neb.,
O. M. Druse, Editor, and Is devoted to
agriculture and stock growing in the
west. Everv fanner should take it
Send $1.00 to this office and we will
have the Farmer sent to you.
Fresh Oyster at SI. Tcalaw
Can be had by the case, can or dish.
Extra selects, per can 50c
Selects, per can 45c
Standards, per can 40c
BV THE DISH.
Give thesa a trial. 23-tf
While at Hasaahre
Sta at the
Mr. Jacob Steffi's has completed his
large and commodious ho'tel and will
be pleased to see all of his former
patrons as well as new ones. First
class rooms and beds as well as irtt
class table. Farmers and traveling
men call on him. He has every facil
ity for making you at home. A good
livery attached to hotel. 21-tf
Laid ir 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 aad
Also 160 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 easy terms.
15-x R. Mackenzie.
Farm Tor Sale.
60 acres in the northeast corner of
Section 10, Town 17, R. 2, west. Lost
Creek precinct, Platte county. Neb.,
all excellent soil ; 20 acres of bay laad,
20 acres under cultivation and some
other valuable improvements, besides
a good frame dwelling house If
stories 14x22 feet, with kitchen 12x14.
The place is within sixty rods of the
depot at Lent Creek. Any one desir
ing it should apply immediately.
Price $1500. For further particulars,
address Luther Y.Chapin, Lost Creek.
Application for Liquor License.
Matter of application of Jacob Steffes for
"VfOTICE is hereby given that Jacob
XI atetfes did upon the 2J day of Janu
ary, A. D.. 1SS4, file his application to the
Board of Trustees of tne village of Hum
phrey. Platte county7 Nebraska, for
license to sell malt, spirituous and vinout
liquor , at Humphrey village, Platte
county, Nebraska, from the 23th day of
Januarv, 1SS4. to the iith day of January,
If there be no objection, remonstrance
or protest filed within two weeks from
January 2d, A. D., 1SS4, the said Iicccse
37-3 Jacob Steffes, Applicant.
A WORD OF WALIMG.
FARMERS, stock raisers, and all othor
interested parties will do well to
remember that the "Western Horse and
Cattle Insurance Co." of Omaha is the
onlv company doinic business in this state
that insures" Horses, Mules and Cattle
atainst loss by theft, accidents diseases,
or injury, (a3 aIo against loss by fire and
lightning i. All representations by agents
of other Companie to the contrary not
withstanding. HENRY GARN, Special Ag't,
t.-v Columbus. eb.
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAX, Proprieter.
jSTVThoIesale ind Retail Dealer in For
eisn "Wines, Liquors and Cigars, Dub
lin ?tout, acotch and English Ales.
TST 'Kentucky KTiisties a Specialty.
OYSTERS In their sexson, by the case
can or dish.
11th Strt. Soatk of D
COLTIMBUS MARKETS .
Our quotations of tbe market- are oh-
tainedTuesdayafternoon,and are correct
nd reliable at the time.
Corn, old 35
Oats new, 20g22
Fat Hogs 5 00
FatCittle 3 504 00
Sheep 3 00
Iowa 5 W
Rock spnnirs nut 5.50
Rock Springs lump w
Carbon. . ?
ALWAYS ON HAND A FULL AND
NEW LINE OF GROC ERIES
CANNED AND DRIED, of all KINDs,
GUARANTEED TO BE OF.
DRY GOODS !
A GOOD A WELL SELECTED STOCK,
ALWAYS AS CHEAP AS THE
BOOTS & SHOES !
THAT DEFY COMPETITION.
BUTTER AND EGOS
And all kinds of country produce ta
ken in trade, and all goods deliv
ered free of charge to any
part of the city.
THE BEST GRADES OF
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