The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, January 30, 1884, Image 2

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 1884.
Fbajjce is determined to take Bac
The senate have rejected the Mex
ican treaty.
The orange crop of California has
been cornered.
It is stated that Jay Go old haa re
cently lost $20,000,000.
The French government has or
dered six new gun boats.
A Texas man has invented a ma
chine for washing dishes.
The opera house at Washington,
Kas., bnrned the other night
A small comet was visible the
other night at Key West, Fia.
" It costs $3,000,000 a year to support
the churches in New York city.
The damage at Coney Island by the
recent storm will reach $150,000.
A shock of earthquake, was felt at
Wilmington, N. C, the other day.
The man implicated in tho Maybee
murder, has made a full confession.
John Duffy of Pittsburg, Pa.f shot
and probably fatally wounded his
Of the 113 members of the Iowa
legislature, but four are natives of the
A courLE of pilfering conductors
at Philadelphia the other day pleaded
The snowstorms for four weeks
past coBt the Boston street fund
Foub thousand bushels of oysters
arrived in Washington City one day
last week.
A Chinese doctor in San Francisco
has a practice and drug trade worth
$70,000 a year.
A shabp earthquake shock was felt
the other morning at Contoocook,
New Hampshire.
The late cold snap caused immense
damage to the orange groves in Ala
bama and Florida.
The Essex county grand jury in
New Jersey, recommend the whip
ping post for wife beaters.
Tidal waves, preceded by lowering
clouds, caused consternation the other
day among the citizens of Monte
video. Four members of the Salvation
Army were arrested the other Sunday
at Patterson, N. J., for parading the
E. S. Peck, cashier of the wrecked
Patchoque bank, L. I., shot himself
the other afternoon just after leaving
the bank.
The Viceroy of Canton has recently
issued a proclamation summoning the
people to preparo to repel the French
Gov. McLane, of Maryland, went
to bed on the day of the inaugura
tion, and has remained there sick
ever since.
T. A. Rogers, a prominent young
citizen of Norfolk, Vs., was murder
ed the other morning. Four arrests
have been made.
The Willowdale Mills, at Ipswick,
Mass., with a largo stock of blankets
and the machinery, were destroyed
the other night by fire.
The democrats of Cincinnati, Ohio,
are taking active measures to secure
the holding of the national democrat
ic convention in that city.
The rise in the Elk river, has caused
a loss of $100,000 to West Virginia
lumbermen. Berk, lumbar and staves
were swept away in large quantities.
C. F. Dewey, the Montreal swin
dler and forger, who pleaded guilty
at Boston, has made restitution of
$60,000 of the $80,000 fraudulently
A machine has recently been in
vented at Pittsburg, Pa., for manu
facturing hob-nails ; it has a capacity
of one ton a day, and is operated by
three men.
It is reported that the English
government have determined to
bestow upon Ireland the same rights
and privileges enjoyed by England
and Scotland.
The steamer City of Columbus went
ashore on Devil's Bridge on the 18th.
About one hundred lives were lost
S. E. Wright the mate was saved by
the cutter Dexter.
The recent surprising sunsets which
reached about around the world,
created superstition? fear in India,
and numbers of holy men went about
preaching impending disaster.
Mb. Blake, inventor of the tele
phone transmitter so much used, lives
in a palatial home in the suburbs of
Boston, and amuses himself as an
amateur blacksmith and machinist.
Chas. P. Sticknet, of Fall River,
Mass., was probably fatally burned
the other night, while trying to ex
tinguish a lire. His wife's clothes
caught fire and she burned to death.
This item of news comes from Chi
cago. "Mrs. Coons, of Nebraska City,
sues for a divorce on the ground that
old Coons 'bought her stockings with
holes in them, as he could get them at
Articles of incorporation of a
union stock yards company at Sioux
City, were filed the other day. Capi
tal stock, $100,000. The shipping of
dressed beef is included in the plan of
the company.
Special officer J. M. Wilson, of the
United States treasury department,
seized a small package in the mail at
New York from Amsterdam the oth
er night It contained diamonds val
ued at $20,000.
Specimens of home-made sausage,
from Fulton county, sent to reoria,
111., for analysis, were fouad to be
infested with trichiaae. Three mem
bers of the family who ate the sausage
Gov. Furnas says Otoe county has
sold and is holding in store 200,000
bushels of apples. He thinks no state
in the union offers such great oppor
tunities for sure-paying, large, com
mercial orchards as Nebraska.
The sale of second-hand food is an
industry conducted profitably by a
citizen of New York. He gathers up
that which is left over from meals at
large hotels and sells it to the poorer
classes at a nice thongh modest profit.
D. P. Hill, a merchant of High
Bridge, N. J., was called to his store
at 3 o'clock one morning recently, and
shot by three masked men. Two
balls lodged in his head and he is not
expected to live.' No property was
A North Carolinian sent a $50
confederate note to the Treasury De
partment the other day, saying that
he had been told that the United
States is paying 10 per cent for con
federate bills to use in the manufac
ture of bank note paper.
A 8PIDXB on the Isle of Wight was
observed dragging two or three
leaves to the water. It fastened them
together with a web, then launched
the raft and sailed away. It darted
after insects upon the water and re
turned to the raft to devour them.
The steamer J. S. Johnson burned
early the other morning, lying in
harbor, on the Monongahela river, at
Woods Bun, Pa. Two men made a
narrow escape, as they were obliged
to leave the boat without clothing.
The value of tho boat was $16,000.
Edward Howells, confined in the
county jail, at Canton, Ohio, shrieks
and cries with terror in his cell de
claring the ghost of McMillan, who
murdered his wife, and was hanged
there, appears to him and swears in
nocence of crime. The prisoner has
been removed to another cell.
John Lumbbum, a teamster at Grand
Island, while crossing the Union Pa
cific track at that place the other
evening was run over by a freight
train and mutilated almost beyond
recognition. It is believed that the
Union Pacific company is responsible,
for not having sufficient safeguards.
Db. Henby Bennett, for twenty
three years a physician at Mentone,
Italy, where there is no other sewer
age than cesspools ventilated at the
roof, says that in all that time' there
has been no epidemic in the place,
no typhoid that has not been Im
ported, and but three cases of diph
theria. Prof. Peteb Valtz, a prominent
citizen of Allegheny, Pa., was found
murdered the other morning on Tenth
street railroad bridge with a bullet
hole in the right temple. He leaves
a wife and several children, grown
up. .No trace of the murderer. The
bridge is dark and a favorite resort
of thieves.
The Denver and New Orleans rail
way company filed a complaint the
other day in the U. S. court against
the U. P. railway company for $1,000,
000 damages, claiming the latter road
refuses to exchange passengers, and
have entered into a compact with the
Denver and Rio Grande company to
break it down.
Julia M. Cameron, who died re
cently at her beautiful home in the
Isle of Wight, became famouB in pho
tography. Her heads of Tennyson,
Browning, Carlyle, Darwin, Herschel
and others, are the best probably ever
taken of these men. Her secret was
to place her sitter far out of focus and
subject the plate to an unusually long
While the jailer of the county jail
at St Clairsville, Ohio, was making
his evening rounds, he was seized and
beaten till insensible, by ten prison
ers, who then climbed upon the roofs.
A servant gave the alarm and citizens
surrounded the jail and fired. The
prisoners returned to their cells and
were locked up. The jailer was se
riously injured.
The ivory market of the world is
London. The product is brought
from the east and the western coast
of Africa, Cape Colony, Ceylon, India
and the countries east of the straits
of Malacca. But by far the largest
amount is imported from Africa, and
the total weight given by the British
Board of Trade returns for two or
three years ago was 9,414 hundred
Land Commissioner Bubnuam is
preparing some specimens of what
Nebraska farmers and stock growers
can do, which will be taken to the
Boston exposition. One is a big ox
skin stuffed. Also a Cotswold sheep,
the skin of which has been prepared
in the same way. Also a porker,
which weighed when alive 1,100 lbs.
Boston will open her eyes at the sight
of these samples.
Hattie School, daughter of a
prominent citizen of Lancaster, Pa.,
died the other morning from the ef
fects of an abortion claimed to have
been committed by Dr. Brnce, of
Philadelphia. Joseph Strieker, her
alleged betrayer, is under arrest. The
girl in her dying statement said that
four other girls were under treatment
at a house in Philadelphia where she
was operated upon.
Candidates for the next legislature
may as well commit themselves now
to the study of railway legislation.
This will he the issue in the next state
and congressional campaigns, and no
candidate of any party can hope to be
elected who is not in favor of some
measure looking to a just and equita
ble settlement of this great question
between the railroads and the people.
Patenee Republican.
Sehatob Wilson, of Iowa, has in
troduced a bill to establish a board of
later-state commerce. This bill in
jadgwast covers most of the 1
ground in controversy, if it can be
done by providing a board of com
missioners with jurisdiction over all
qnestions relating to commerce be
tween states, or between the United
States and foreign countries, espe
cially the matter of transportation, &c.
Senaton Van Wyck has introduced
a bill to secure reasonable rates of
transportation over the railroads aid
ed by the government. Mr. Van
Wyck said he introduced it a9 a sub
stitute for a similar one, which only
covered the Union and Central Pa
cific. The government has aided
these roads, which were, as they are
termed, "partitioning" among them
the great empire stretching across the
It is stated that tho mountains of
Gellivara, in the northern part of
Sweden, consist of pure magnetic iron
in immense layers of several hundred
feet. One of these peaks alone is
supposed to contain 280,000,000 tons.
Largo forests are contiguous, and
they are less than 100 miles from the
Atlantic. A railroad is to be built,
and it is estimated that the iron can
be delivered on the seacoast at a cost
of 50 cents per ton.
An express train on the Cincinnati
division of tho Toledo, Cincinnati and
St. Louis railroad, consisting of seven
coaches and a baggage car and engine,
dashed off a long trestle twenty feet
high, near Beavertown, Ohio, the
other evening, causing a complete
wreck. The accident was caused by
the breaking of a truck wheel of the
engine. There were twenty passen
gers on board, five of whom were
injured, some of them badly.
Senator Van Wyck is unquestion
ably the most effective worker Ne
braska has ever had in congress. Hi
foresight and shrewdness in matters
pertaining to the needs of the country
have never been equaled by any rep
resentative from this state. His rep
utation is as wide as the nation itself,
and even though a decree has gone
forth from the political bosses that he
shall not succeed himself be will re
ceive the gratitude of his constituen
cy. Fremont Herald.
A man by the name of Weatherby,
of Dubuque, Iowa, the other night
shot a peddler known as "Mosc the
Jew," five times, inflicting probably
fatal injuries. He had sold Sirs.
Weatherby some goods and had called
the next day by request, to get his
pay, and she refused to pay him, and
when ho demanded the goods back
Weatherby appeared from behind a
curtain and began to shoot. The
peddlar has always borne a good rep
utation, and some believe it was a
"put up job."
At Washington on the 17th the
sub-committee of the house commit
tee to which was referred the question
of retaliation on countries discrimi
nating against American .hog pro
ducts, has decided to report in favor
of Townshcnd's resolution, authoriz
ing the president, during the session
or recess of congress, to prohibit the
importation of articles deleterious to
public health from countries which,
on the same grounds, prohibit the
importation of any American goods.
An attempt will be made to have it
considered under suspension of the
rules ou Monday.
At Columbus.O., Jan. 17th Senator
Elect Henry B. Payne gave a banquet
to the members of the legislature. A
number of speeches were made.
Payne, In the course of his remarks,
referred to civil service. He said it
was like trying to clean Augean sta
bles with a tooth brush. The only
remedy was to elect a democratic
presideut. He favored a tariff for
revenue, limited to the necessities of
the government, economically admin
istered, and so adjusted as to encour
age productive industry at home and
afford a just compensation to labor
without fostering monopolies.
Senatob Van Wyck slaps a greedy
mouth wherever be sees it open In
the discussion of tho biil to create a
territorial government tor Alaska,
our senior senator objected to the U.
S. marshal being paid pattly by sal
ary and partly by fees, ou the ground
that "marshals depending ou fees
were liable to arrest people upon the
flimsiest pretexts in order to create
fees." His suggestion was adopted,
and if the same policy were pursued
down to the lowest office in the land,
there would be less cause lor people
to say that officials are taking more
than honestly belongs to them. The
fee business is a little too great a
temptation to the average office
It is high time that the fee sys
tem should be done away with among
county officials in the various states.
Every county office should be made a
salaried office, aud the officials should
not be allowed to have the benefit of
one cent of the fees. Under our pres
ent system several of the most im
portant county officials in Nebraska
receive salaries and at the 6ame time
have the privilege of disbursing the
fees of tbeir office. Every fee should
be turned into the treasury, and a
strict fee account kept by the different
officials. There is no telling how
much certain connty officials pocket
over and above their fixed salaries.
Omaha Bee.
Gov. Dawes last week commuted
the death penalty sentences of John
Polin to be hanged at Plattsmouth on
last Friday, and George Hart, whose
execution was also set for Friday, at
Grand Island, to that of life impris
onment at hard labor in the peniten
tiary. Judge Cobb, of the supremo
court, in writing to Gov. Dawes in
the Polin case, makes use of the fol
lowing very strong language: "While
it cannot be announced as law from
the bench, yet it ia law which is ac
knowledged by almost all people,
whether savage or civilized, that he
who take the life of a man whom be i
believes guilty of violating the chas
tity of his wife or daughter, ha an
excuse which should shield him from
tho extreme penalty of the law."
The Lincoln Democrat thinks it
knows a thing or two about republi
can politicians. It says: "Senator
Manderson is going to take Judge
McCrary'a place; Joe Millard will
take that of Mauderson by appoint
ment, and judge Dundy is liable to
stay where he is. Thus upon the
legislature to be elected in November
next, will devolve the task of electing
a senator to fill Manderson's unex
pired term, and that legislature is not
going to elect Millard. General Man
derson is better adapted to the beuch
than to the senate; moreover, he
knows a good thing when he sees it,
and he has seen that vacancy. This,
moreover, suits the U. P. and B. & M.
railroads, it squelches the previous
Fremonter, whose name is Dorsey."
Besides the usual 'declaration of
anti-monopoly principles at the re
cent convention in Kearney, there
was an outside organization suggest
ed, and which is now being perfected
to be called Nebraska Farmers,
Merchants and Mechanics Protective
Association, a joint-stock company
designed to be a means of defense for
stockholders against "fraudulent
claims by patent right dealers; to en
force the collection of just taxes and
prevent the imposition of taxes for
debt fraudulently created; for prose
cution of claims for damages sustain
ed by citizens of this state by excess
ive transportation charges, injury to
persons or property by railways in
conveying passeugers and freight."
Of course this sort of business com
bination against monopoly rule will
be sneered at by the railroad news
paper cappers, as has already been
seen, but if it means solid busiuess, it
is a move in the right direction.
The State Bee-keepers Association
closed its fourth aunual session on
the 17th at Lincoln. It was more
largely attended than any previous
meeting, over sixty delegates from
other parts of the state were present,
and several from Iowa. A large col
lection of apiarian goods sent by
manufacturers for exhibition. There
were four different styles of honey
extractors, as many more bellows
smokers; comb fouudation, and sev
eral different styles of hives and
honey boxes; also honey and wax.
Filtccn old members answered to
their names, and forty-three signed
the constitution. The treasury show
ed a surplus of $30. A large amount
of busiuees was disposed of and many
questions discussed, together with the
clccliou of tho following officers:
T. S. Vondorn, Omaha, president; M.
S. Trestcr, Lincoln, sccretarj' ; R. V.
Muir, Browuyillc, treasurer; S. S.
Thomas, Plattsmouth, vice-president.
The awarding committee to judge
the fruits at the recent state horticul
tural exhibition consisted of J. B.
McDowell, of Fairbury ; Prof. Thomp
son, of Lincoln, and R. W. Day, of
Tekama, who awarded premiums as
follows: To Mr. Wiles, five varieties
of apples; E. Shugart, collection of
ten varieties of apples ; Hiram Craig,
display of twenty varieties ; E. Bea
ver, a collection of twenty varieties
and to W. R. Harris a display of ten
varieties. Ex - Gov. Furnas, J. H.
Masters, Mr. Beaver, Mr. Shugart,
Mr. Craig, Mr. Day, Barnard and Mr.
Tattle, in response to a resolution
offered by Mr. Wheeler, of Cass, pro
ceeded to di?cuss the samples of fruit
before them. The general experience
of the speakers and tone of the dis
cussion seemed to favor the Ben
Davis, Jonathan, Wine Sap, White
Winter Pearmain and Bellflower as
the best varieties for Nebraska. The
discussion was very interesting and
to fruit men certainly very profitable.
Van Wyck's peculiar way of pre
senting a subject is fully shown in the
following extract from oue of his
speeches recently made in the senate,
in a debate relative to the forfeiture
of the land grant of the New Or
leans & Paciiic railroad: "I knew
that next to the constitution the
highest law in this laud was the de
mand of a railroad company, par
ticularly a laud grant railroad com
pany. I know that heretofore their
demands in the Departments of this
Government have amounted to law;
and I have known, too, a3 I have read
their brief aud the decisions in the
Supreme Court of the United States,
that the-Supreme Court in a measure
have recognized that the demand of a
railroad company was next to the
Constitution of the land as the
highest law of the nation. It became
necessary that this matter should be
understood, and there should bo no
certifications issued, and no patents
granted to this railroad company,
whose only foundation for their claim
is an opinion of the Attorney General
of the United States."
Annual Meetingof thc3icbraUa
Stock: Ilreederti Asjk
The State Stock Breeders' Associa
tion will meet in the Senate Chamber,
at Lincoln, February 13th and 14th.
This meeting i uot in the interest of
any one breed, but is intended to help
all persons cugaged in breeding,
feediug, or marketing cattle, horses
and swine.
Charles II. Walker, Prcs't,
Kising, Neb.
To the Sheep men of Nebraska:
The State Wool Growers' Association
will hold its annual meeting on Fri
day, February 15th, at the Senate
Chamber, in Lincoln. Every Sheep
man in the State snouia oe preseni,
as matters of great importance to this
large industry will come under dis
cussion, and especially the present
unsatisfactory state of the tariff.
P. Jansejt, President,
Fairbnry, Neb.
These meetings will occupy the
time of the last three daya of the Ag
ricultural C illvg-i Lecturo course, for
farmer?, imtfiotoru announced.
For full programme, or for certifi
cates giving reduced fare on rail
roads, address,
S. R.Thompson, Acting Scc'y.
Lincoln, Neb.
T. S. Clarkson returned Saturday
from St. Louis, where he went to at
tend a meetinz of the National Sugir
Association. All the prominent suar
growers of the country were present,
fifteen different states beiug repre
sented. There were present five of
the promineut sugar growers of tho
state of Louiaiaua. Mr. Clarkson
says that it is a settled fact that as
good sugar can be made from north
ern cane as from southern. This year
four of the principal sugar factories
of the north manufactured 800,000
pounds of number one sugar from
sorghum cane. Kansas hd9 enjoyed
the reputation of being the best
northern cane growing state, but this
year Nebraska comes to the front as
the best. Kansas and Illinois had
early frosts this year that destroyed
& large part of their cane crop, while
Nebraska had a late frost. Although
this has been a poor year for the cane
growers, much has been accom
plished, and next year there will bo
more cane raised in the northern
states than ever before. The syrup
made from northern c-tne is iti great
demand and is selling more readily
in St. Louis than that mtdo from
southern cane. Makiug sugar from
sorghum cane is a new industry and
promises to be one of the largest and
best paying industries of our coun
try. Sorghum cane can be raided in
nearly all the northern states, and can
be made to pay more than any other
crop. Schuyler Herald.
SaperviNorM Proceedings.
Januaby 8, '84.
A resolution offered by North was
adopted, directing the county attor
ney to inquire into the financial situ
ation of Frank Fohrman, and cause
such action to be taken as will compel
him to support and care for Nellie
Kapatski, now prognant aud who
claims he is the father of her child,
and that she is without any means of
Druggists' permit to sell liquor
granted to Dr. Powell of Platte Cen
ter for year ending 25th .Tau., '85.
Ou motion of Irwin, the claims of
Lilla McDonald and A. S. Fleming
for alleged illegal assessment ot taxes
was referred to committee on claims.
January 9.
Chairman announced standing com
mittees as follows :
On finance, ways and meaus
Swartsley, Newman, Lehnerz, Blaser,
Roads and bridges Ernst, Web
ster, Blomquist, Burke, Olson.
Accounts and expenditures Rivet,
Gerrard, Hoefelraan, Wiley, Braun.
Claims Maag, Noonau, Olson,
The bonds of town treasurers elect
were approved as follows : Wheeler,
Staab, Dack,Thoraae,Burrows, ImhofT.
The bonds of town clerks elect
wero approved as follows: Dineen,
Mahood, Dowty, Timothy, Truman.
Bonds of road overseers elect were
approved as follows : Kibler, Ohlson,
Ripp, Kummer, Rossiter, Browner,
Edwards, Gerber, Taylor, Eggleston,
Also of township assessors as fol
lows: Nichols, Deegan, Perkinson,
Blocher, Ripp.
Also of justices, Heitsman, Brandt,
Caldwell, Tschudin,Alexander,Thom
azin. And constables, Schnider, Wolf,
Bill of A. Stengel claiming a bal
ance due ol $11.75 as road overseer of
district No. 14, rejected.
January 10.
The committee on finance reported
the following estimate of expenses
for the county for the ensuing year:
Ordinary county revenue, includ
ing support of poor $20,000
County "iridge fund 5,000
Funding bond fnnd 12,000
General bridge bond fund 8,000
Int. on $100,000 L. & X. VT. bonds . 10,000
County bond sinking fund G,000
Payment of interest and 5 per cent,
of principal on J 15,000 Butler pre
cinct bridge bonds 3,000
Payment of interest on $25,000 Co
lumbus precinct K. R. bonds 2,000
Gerrard moved that county printing
be giveu to both newspapers, Demo
crat and Journal, at a price not to
exceed one-half legal rates.
Ou motion of Olson, Gerrard's mo
tion was laid on the table.
Ou motion of Rivet, the clerk was
directed to notify the proprietors of
the newspapers that bids for county
printing would be received at 1 p. m.
Jan. 11.
The applications of treasurer New
man for one deputy and one assistant
in his office, and of Stauffer, clerk, for
two assistants, were referred to com
mittee on finance, ways and means.
Bond of town treasurer Hoare of
Lost Creek approved.
Wiley was instructed to ascertain
if Dr. Wilson wonld accept the con
ditions contained in a resolution
offered with reference to employment
as county physician.
On motion of Swartsley, committee
on claims were directed to visit St.
Mary's hospital, examine into the con
dition of county paupers, and make
arrangements with the principal in
charge to come before the board to
agree upon a rate to be paid for the
boarding and nursing of said paupers.
January 11.
Bond of G. B. Speice, deputy clerk
of district court, approved.
Committee on bridges recommend
ed payment of accounts as presented
by Baker & Mead.
Committoe reported a visit to hos
pital and that they find the paupers
well provided for, and recommended
the continued care of said paupers at
said hospital.
Dr. Wilson agreed to terms of rea
olntloa paiiid, in iibitasct, total
Pataa aad Wtaa Mill.
yearly salary for services as physician
and euijrc.-j" including medicine, not
to exceed $200.
The Sisters in charge of St. Mary's
hospital personally appeared before
the boird, and agreed to keep the
pauper at same rate a heretofore
Warrants ordered drawn for bridge
work, to Baker & Mead, $620.
January" 12.
Clerk instructed to make requisi
tion for necessary revenue books,
blanks, etc., needed by the county,
from the state, upon the state auditor.
Clerk authorized to return to Mr.
Way, $25 deposited on road applied
County attorney instructed to pre
pare written contract with connty
physician, in accordance with resolu
tion passed.
County treasurer and clerk were
allowed assistants a aaked for.
January 15.
Bills from general file were taken
up aud allowed ou road fund as fol
lows, the county treasurer reporting
$2,090 52 ou hand :
Richard Olmer, road work $ 9 00
Antou Pfeifer, 9 00
John Ernst, road overseer 20 75
.lames Kiernan.
38 75
40 50
Peter Sh.tffroth,
Joseph Gardner,
Sam. Anderson.
13 00
G. G. Luescben.
17 25
19 m
40 50
57 00
22 50
II. Wassenberger "
C He.isaker, ' "
John Lucid, "
Melcher Jenni "
II. II. Eyinan, road work.
John W. Sissle. "
19 50
Wm. Bloedorn. blacksraithiue 4 00
G. K.Bullock, road overseer 45 00
John Daley, 43 06
Chair appointed Irwin and Rivet
to wait upon Abner Turner and
ascertain if he will add up delinquent
The amount of levy for year '82 on
general fund of county being $17,600,
and the amount heretofore drawn
$13,339.11, and the county treasurer
having reported collected ou said
levy, $15,221.17, leaving a surplus now
on hand subject to be drawn from of
$l,882.0C,therefore the following were
allowed on the general fund of levy
of '82:
M. K.Turner 4 Co.,advcrtiing and
job work for lyear 304 79
Chas. Schroeder. bridge and jail
34 85
25 00
30 00
24 00
2 60
66 66
C. D. Evans county physician
J. Pearsall moving safe
J. Rickly house rent
O. L. Baiter, livery
Omaha Republican
8. Uass repairing ballot box..
J. Qulnn witness
C. Brindley sexton for pauper.
,i. ti. JuoncneiiNov. salary
J. E. Moncrief postage and
G. A. Brown statutes of '81 72 00
P. W. Ottfireklndlers l 20
Friodhoff & Co. mdse. for paupers . . 16 4 0
State Journal Co., stationery for
sheriff 455
Jno. Stauffer, quarter salary as co.
clerk 10000
Ed. Fltzpatriclc, stationery 3 75
Mills & Co. blank books 3600
J.W.Early treas.,for cash advanced 1800
J. Stauffer clerk for cash advanced 17 20
E. Fitzpatrick, stationery 7 25
J. E. North & Co. coal for county
judge's office I) 13
J. W. Early, cash advanced sheriff
for removingHrs. Goris to insane
asylum 45 45
St. Mary's Hospital boarding pau
pers 18885
G. A. Scott livety 260
G. C. Lauck, mdse 450
D. C. Kavanaugh, sheriff, jailor's
fees, boarding prisoners, &c 174 00
Wm Herman, boarding paupar 12 00
St. Mary's hospital boarding pau
pers 16805
G. W. Galley, rent or bouse for
sheriff 44 00
J. V. Early treasurer making de
linquent tax list 100 00
Jno. Stauffer tax list 100 00
D. C. Kavanaugh sheriff, court fees,
&c, 24 70
The amount heretofore drawn on
levy of '81 is $14,559.05. The treas
urer reports total collections of $16,-
0U7.U2 of general fnnd for '81, leav
ing surplus of $1,538.87; following
bills allowed on said levy :
D. C. Kavanaugh, janitor of court
house one year, $300 00
L.Kramer, mdse 335
January 16.
North's resolution passed defining
the boundary of the town of Colum
bus in substance, all of Colombns
"precinct" outside of the city of Col
umbus. Board selected 60 names, as follows
from which to draw grand and petit
for the working dais
Send 10 cents for pottage,
and we will mail you free
royal, vaiuaoie dox or
sample goods that will put you in the way
of making more money in a few days than
you ever thought possible at any busi
ness. Capital not required. We will
start you. You can work all the time or
in spare time only. The work is univer
sally adapted to both sexes, young and
old. You can easily earn from fiO cants to
$5 every evening. That all who want
work may test the business, we make
this unparalleled offer; to all who are not
well satisfied we will send $1 to pay for
the trouble of writing us. Full particu
lars, directions etc., sent free. Fortunes
will be made by those who give tbeir
whole time to the work. Great success
absolutely sure. Don't delay. Start now.
Address StinsonA Co., Portland, Maine.
Taken up by the subscriber on bis lands
in Granville precinct, Platte county,
Nebraska, Jan. 4th, 1881,
supposed to be a yearling; said colt kas
one thick leg.
Teat, Coffees, Sugar, Syrups,
Dried and Canned Fruits,
and other Staples a
Delivered Free
part r ike Ciiy.
Cor. Thirteenth and K Streets, near
A. AN". Depot.
turn bias sLicmg
ibc tub mr BUT
NM ceaolM wtttcat Ola trl auk.
A. J. TO WES, Sole Mfr.
, Mbm.
Mfrr "- aT' "V sxxx
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7$. x -- u V
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Dry Goods and Clothing Store
Ha on hand a
Ready-made Clothing,
Dry Goods, Carpets,
Hats, Caps, Etc., Etc.,
At prices tkt im dew tofl of More in Colite
I huy My foods itrictly for cash and will give my customers the
benefit, of it.
Give Me a call and covince yourself of the facts.
StecMMtits Btnul A Sill tal Tbtsk Balit.
CASH CAPITAL, - $50,000
Leander Gerrard, Pres'i.
Geo. W. Hulst, Vice Pres't.
Julius A. Reed.
Edward A. Gerrard.
J. E. Tasker, Cashier.
atomic r
id Excftmi
ClletlMs Prti
til Plt.
iptly Made oa
ly Iaterent Tlaae
Would respectfully ask tbeir friends and
patrons to call and examine
their stock of
Fall and Winter Soods
Before purchasing their supplies, as they
nave ineir store tun irom noor to
ceiling of Staple and Fancy
For Men and Boys, at all Prices!
Ikiktti, Quilts and all kinds of Fan
cy lotions.
tTBemember that we keep no shoddy
goods, and strictly oxk rues is our
motto, which our twenty-five years resi
dence in Columbus will sustain. 23-3m
fiaTPfOtapt attantloa given to
BTT nmc; Kal Batata,
1 I
Whitebreast Coal.
Rich Hill
Canon Ciiv " .
Boots & Shoes, Hats & Caps,
low pricks foi: casu.
Fish Brand Slickers
are the only Coin
ade with 1Vlrc-F;t-
ened MVttUUc Buttons.
For sale everywhere.
At Wholesale by all flmt
r!ai Jobbers.
2 Um
splendid stock of
The Lowest Prices!
ALBUMS, Arithmetics, Arnold'- Ink
(genuine). Algebras, Autograph Al
bums, Alphabet BIocks.Autuor's Cards,
Arka, Accordeons, Abstract Legal Cap.
BRUSHES, Baskets.Baby Toys,Books,
Bibles, Hells for toys, Blank Book,
Birthday Cards, Basket Buggies, boy's
Tool-chests, Balls, Banker's Cases,
boy's "Wagons, Sleds and Wheelbar
rows, Butcher Books, Brass-edijed Kil
lers, Bill -books, Book Straps, Base
Balls and Bats.
CAXD1ES, Cards. Calling Cards, Card
Cases Combs. Comb Cases, Cigar Ca
ses, Checker Boards, Children's Chairs,
Cups and Saucers (fancy) Circulating
L.urary, collar and Cim Boxes, Copy
Books, Christmas Cards, Chinese Toys,
Crayons, Checkers. Chess-men, Croquet
DOMESTIC Sewing Machines. Draw
ing Taper, Dresing Cases, Drums,
Diaries, Drafts in books, Dolls, Dressed
Dolls, Dominoes, Drawing books.
ENVELOPES, Elementary school
books, Erasers (blackboard), Erasers
Fieri Books, Floral Album, Fur
niture polish.
GKAIISIARS, Geographies, Geome
tries,Glove boxes, toy Guns.G vroscones
(to illustrate the laws of motion).
UAKPER'S Readers, handsome Holi
day gifts, Hand-glasses, Hobbv-horses,
Hand-satchels, Histories.
I3iKS, (all good kinds and colors). Ink
stands (common and fancy ).
JEWEL Cases, Jews harps.
KEGS of ink, Kitchen sets.
LEDGEKN, Ledger paper, Legal cap,
Lunch baskets, Lookingglasseb.
JlASOr & Hamlin Organs, 3lagnets,
3Iusic boxes, ilagazines, Mustache
cups. Mouth organs, 3Ieraoranduins,
Music books, Music holders, Machine
oil, Mats, Moderator's records. Muci
lage, 3Iicroscopcs.
XEEIl.ES for scwiuj
midlines. Note
ORGANS, Oil for sewing machines,
Organ stools, Organ seats.
PERIODICALS, Pictures, Puzzle
blocks, Presents, Picture books, Pianos,
Pens, Papetries, Pencils, Purses. Pol-
Perlumery and Perfumery cases. Paper
racks, Pencil holders.
REWARD cards, Rubber balls, Rub
ber dolls.
SCHOOL books, Sewing stands, School
Satchels, Slates, Stereoscopes and pic
tures, Scrap books. Scr.ip pictures,
Sewmgmachine needles. Scholar's com
panions, Specie purses, Singing tov
canaries, Sleds Tor boys, Shawl strap;,
Shell goods.
oiub witn
The Columbus Journal
For $3.!W a year in advance.
Send six
postage, an
tree. 11 i-nstl
goods which will help you to uiol
ngni away than anvthltiL'
Jworld. All. of either sex. suci
nrii nour. Tne broad road
opens before the workers.
I - a wm,u iUU9? -ink
ftlirtf A t nnno r1rliknu 1ri
rhlFD, v
R i 2jr
iou lorxumiiure.i'ampuiet cases, Paper
cutters, Paper fasteners. Picture puz
zles. Picture frames. PnoW-t- i.nto
I Augusta, Mains.