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WEDNESDAY NOV. 5, 1SSL
Court convenes Thursday.
It pays to trade at Kramer's.
Men's overalls at Condon & Mc
Kenzie's. "Freaks" at Opera House, Satur
day, Nov. 8th.
Old Bait at the Packing House
for 75 cts. a bbl. 1
Louise Sylvester Co. at Opera
House, Nov. 8th.
Choice winter apples at Herman
Oehlrich & Bro'a. 2-27-6
Coffins and all kinds of funeral
goods at Munger's.
Men's and ladies' underwear at
Condon & McKenzie's.
A fine line of heating stoves at
Krause, Lubker & Co's. 3-22-tf
"Wanted, girl to do housework,
inquire of C. B. Stillman. 27-tf
You will 6ave money by trading
at Wcrmuth & Bcettcher'a. 21-tf
-Uaace at the NkatlBC Klak
next Wednesday eveaiasr.
Fire, lightning and wind storm
insurance at Early & Niblock's.
Wanted, a good girl to do houso
work. Inquire of C. A. Speico. 1
Fall and winter dry goods just
received at Condon & McKenzie'fl.
Send u& tho local happenings in
your neighborhood, for publication.
The most attractive line of parlor
stoves arc sold at Krause, Lubker &
The largest and finest assortment
of lamps at Herman Oehlrich &
Tho threatening weather Monday
morning made the coal business quite
Guns and ammunition are sold by
"Wcrmuth & Brettcher at bottom
Condon & McKenzie have the
befct line of winter gloves and hose in
llcv. Z. C. Rush will preach at
high school building next Sunday
Wanted. A girl competent to do
general housework. Apply to Gus.
G. Becher. 24-tf
The celebrated bane burner
"Splendid" for 6ale at Wermuth &
Bojttcher's. . 21-tf
The celebrated Molinc wagon sold
at very low figures at Wcrmuth &
Early & Niblock represent the
best line of fire Insurance companies
A full line of groceries at Condon
The Good Templars will install
officers Friday evcuing. A full at
tendance is desired.
The best heating and cooking
stoves for the least money nt Wcr
muth & Bojttcher's. 21-tf
All fall and winter goods at Con
don & McKenzie's are now this sea
eon. No old stock. 10-24-3
The largest and best assortment
of cook stoves and ranges at Wer
muth & Kecttehcr's. 20
llcv. E. J. llobinson will preach
next Sunday (D. V.) at the M. E.
church, at 10:'.H) a. m.
We wish to double our subscrip
tion list the coming wiuter, and ask
the aid of our readers.
Silks and silk velvets by the yard,
readymade suits and ladies' under
wear at Mrs. Stump's.
W. J. Wallin, one of the canvass
ers for the Neb. State Map, is doing
good work for his company.
Dress goods, 12 yards for $1.00,
at Condon & McKenzie's.
It pays to trade at Kramer's.
Ladies, if you want to save $4.00
to $5.00 on a cloak, with a large stock
to select from, jjo to Mrs. Stump's.
Fall boots just opened out at
Condon & McKenzie's.
Macfarland & Cowdery's law, col
lection and loan office has been re
moved to rooms over the First Nat'l
Tim JnnuxAL tenders its thanks
to Senator Van Wyck for bound
copieB of the Congressional Record
Mrs. Stump carries the largest
stock of millinery and notions, and the
finest stock that was ever kept in
No preaching at Grace (Episco
pal) church next Sunday, the 22d,
after Trinity. Sunday school as usu
al at 10 a. m.
Mrs. Snell stopped in the city the
other day, on her way to Colorado
Springs where her daughter Miss
Mrs. Stump has her winter stock
complete in hats, feathers, birds, and
all tho novelties in trimmings, and
prices tho lowest.
John Timothy, Esq., dealer in
school books, stationery, etc., at Platte
Center is the authorized agent of the
Journal at that place. o-u
Plain and fancy flannel at Condon
P. W. Henrich is now the special
agent for the Western Horse & Cattle
Insurance Co. of Omaha. See their
card in another column.
Wm. Heyden and Herman
Pieper are the only solicitors au
thorized by us to take applications
for insurance. Gus. G. Becher & Co.
Call at Condon & McKenzie!s for
wool hose, and examine them before
Tuesday night the west-bound
passenger train was delayed an hour
or 60 by a pile of ties placed evidently
to wreck the train, near North Bend.
The public school building at
Central City, Neb., burned to the
ground the morning of the 30th ult.
It was a good building. No in
surance. Mrs. Stump makes a special busi
ness of going east every season to
select her millinery and notions, and
to give her customers the benefit in
A car-load of new blue grass
seed received from Lexington, Ky.,
at Oehlrich Bro's. 29-6
A brakemau named Frank Meyers
was instantly killed at Creigbton
Nov. 1st, two cars passing over him,
mangling his body in a horrible
Wanted Situation as clerk in dry
goods store. Have had 9 years ex
perience, and can give the best of
reference. Address "J. L.," care of
Joubnal office. 28-2p
We want to sell a heating stove
to every man, woman and child that
is in need ot one, ana we mane tne
price low enough to doit. And don't
you forget it. Krause, Lubker & Co.
A familiar prayer of the minister
of olden time was that the Lord
would "spare useful lives." The
whole of what that prayer implies
would be a deep study for the phi
losopher. Jim Scott is around again walk
iug with a cane. We understand that
be has sued tho city for damages on
account of the opening at the corner
of 13th and Olive streets, into which
he fell one dark night.
Will Hooseneter of Bntler county
was in town Friday. He eaid that
Morton's conduct at Norfolk was
shameful, and intimated that a suffi
cient explanation might be given
when it is known that Mr. Morton is
not a disciple of St. John.
Rev. W. W. Harsha, D. D., pres
ident of the Synodical collego at
Bellevue, Nebraska, will preach next
Sabbath at 11 a. m. in the Presbyte
rian church, Columbus ; at Lost Creek
at 3 p. m., and speak on the subject of
temperance in the Columbus M. E.
church in the evening.
Rev. Price preached a very inter
esting sermon Sunday last at the
Methodist church on the subject of
the re-onion and recognition of
friends in beaven. We would like
sometime to publish a synopsis of it,
as we know it would be deeply inter
esting to very many of our readers.
A young man while getting a
tooth pulled at McAllister's dentistry
IaBt week was put under the influence
of an anaesthetic. He remained under
the influence for quite a while, too
long for comfort. These administra
tions should always be made by a
skillful physician ; indeed two such
would be better.
Those who wish to become mem
bers of a society for mutual mental
improvement, to meet regularly one
evening each week, are requested to
leave their names with the editor of
tho Journal, as there are already a
number of ladies and gentlemen who
have signified a wish for the organi
zation of such a society.
Here is a specimen of current
railroad charges: A car load of
wheat from Nebraska was recently
Bold hero which netted to the ship
pers $111 after paying $132 freight,
and other charges. Also a car load
of rye came in from western Nebraska
on which tho freight charges were 41
cents per 100 pounds. Chicago Tri
bune. At this hour (1 p. m. Tuesday)
the election here iB proceeding very
quietly with a little more than the
usual proportion of votes polled. A
considerable number of tho voters
south of the river mado complaint for
having to go to the Reed school
house, three miles northeast to vote ;
but they had a fair day and good
roads, and consoled themselves with
tho thought that many other Ameri
can sovereigns bad still further to go.
Friday evening last Right Rev.
Bishop O'Conner of Omaha arrived in
the city and was met at the depot and
escorted to the Monastery by a depu
tation of citizens and the Columbus
Cornet Band. Tho Franciscan order
have just completed a new brick
thurch attached to the Monastery, and
at 10 o'clock Saturday the dedication
services took place in the presence of
a large concourse of people. This
makes tho fifth large building erected
by the Fathers, at a cost of probably
Report of M. E. S. S. for Sunday,
Nov. 2, '84: Attendance 43; enroll
ment GO ; per cent, present 71. Inter
national series of lessons followed.
The regular attendance of members
is kindly urged. The objects of thi6
bible school are the imparting and
receiving of instruction on bible
truths. If your engagements do not
prevent, you are cordially invited to
be present and to assist in this good
cause. The pastor is expected next
Sunday. He will have some news
for the children.
General A. J. Sampson, of Den
ver, is visiting his father-in-law, Hon.
A. C. Turner, this week. The Gen
eral delivered a speech to a large re
publican meeting at the Opera House
on la6t Thursday evening. The
speech seemed to please bis audience,
for they greeted him with mnch ap
plause during its delivery. General
Sampson is a very able man and one
of the most prominent lawyers of
Colorado. Mr. Byron Millett, form
erly of our city, is his law partner.
Many persons seeing letters ad
vertised are in the habit of thinking
there must be a mistake in the ad
dress, and call for and open letters
belonging to other parties. There are
also letters that occasionally, through
baste or mistake, get into the wrong
boxes, and are opened by parties to
whom they do not belong. It would
be as well to let our readers know
that the penalty for any person open
ing a letter not addressed to himself,
varies from a fine not exceeding $500
to imprisonment for ten years. Ex.
The Platte County Teachers' As
sociation will hold their monthly
meeting at Humphrey, Nov. 7th, at 8
o'clock. We hope that all our teach
ers will aim to be present at this meet
ing. The program is as follows : J.
E. Moncrief, Duty of our Teachers;
Miss M. E. McGath, Paper on Geog
raphy; J. M. Gondring, Paper on
School Discipline ; Mi6s M. H. Foster,
Recitation (The Famine); I. J. Lee,
Paper on branches to be tanght in onr
country schools; W. H. Tedrow,
Recitation ; Miss Anna Duffey, Select
Rev. J. W. Little started yesterday
for Athens, 111., on a short visit.
R. D. Hall, a member of the bar of
Omaha, was in the city Monday.
Martin I. Brown and W. J. Fritch
field, two prominent attorneys of Ful
lerton, were in the city Monday.
J. S. Henrich of Denver stopped a
day here with friends, on his way
home from Chicago. His wife, who
had been visiting friends,accomanied
W. H. Trekell returned Thursday
last from his trip to his old home in
Illinois. He expects to go into busi
ness here, and make Nebraska his
Rev. A. Henrich returned Thurs
day from Newbern, Kan., where was
held'the conference of German Bap
tist ministers. Nebraska, Iowa, Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas were repre
sented. Steps were taken for active
Fred. Matthews, who has been driv
irig the stage coach team for the
"Wild West" show this season, re
turned home last week. Fred, is one
of the oldest stage drivers in the
country, and no one can "pull the
strings" over a four or six-horse team
in better shape than he.
D. A. Magee has received notice
of the death of his grandfather, John
Magee, in Clarion county, Pa., at the
mature age of 100 years, 3 months and
19 days. At his 100th birthday he
entertained some 300 relatives, many
of them bis descendants, a few of
them of the fifth generation. Sioux
The birthday anniversary mention
ed above was noted in these columns.
Mr. Magee is a cousin of Mr. J. J. H.
Reedy of this city. Instances of such
great age are rare, and irhen so well
authenticated are worthy of record.
Mrs. Price, as one of the dele
gates to the Congregational meeting
recently held at Norfolk, gave a re
view of the proceedings to a large
audience at the Congregational church
Sunday evening. It seems that such
is the custom of the churches, and it
is an excellent one, as it givei the
congregations a picture of the varied
affairs of the church. Rev. Price
spoke of the academies and colleges
in Nebraska, organized under the aqs
pices of the church, aud dwelt at
large upon the benefits of an educa
tion, and more especially a christian
education, which developed and fixed
the moral character of the youth
under its influence.
The new washing machine facto
ry located in Columbus has turned
out several loads of machines and
they are giving perfect satisfaction.
There have been a number of wash
ing machines in our town, but this
"Success" no doubt will lead the
field, for it undoubtedly has a perfect
principle to wash with. J. F. Lip
pincott, the patentee, made a sale last
week to W. S. Motter of Platte and
Nance counties; also some counties
in Iowa, and still has some country
convenient for sale at liberal rates
and we think it a good investment.
All persons are invited to test this
machine, as it is warranted perfect in
if b work. 1
It seems that J. Sterling Morton
made no friends at Norfolk by his
refusal to discuss the tariff issue with
Hon. J. C. Sherwin of that place, after
full arrangements had been made by
the chairmen of the political parties
there. The reason given by Mr. Mor
ton was that he would not divide
time in the afternoon, unless the re
publicans would divide time with
him at their own meeting advertised
for the same evening. Now that the
election is over and the people are
more interested than ever in the dis
cussion of this subject, we move that
a debate between these two distin
guished gentlemen take place in the
Opera House of this city at a date to
be agreed upon, a verbatim report of
the same to be taken, published, and
sold to defray the expenses.
A gentleman from Missouri was
here last week with a car load of
apples, 130 barrels, which he had
shipped to this point on the B. & M.
road. He wanted to reach Fullerton,
which is on a branch of the U. P., and
was asked as freight on the car $91.20 ;
not only this, but that the same be
prepaid, which was done. Estimat
ing that the same could be hauled by
wagon in twenty loads, taking four
teen days for man and team, thiB rate
would give $6.50 a day for man and
team very good wages. We are in
formed that this rate is the same that
it would have been from the shipping
point to the destination by way of the
U. P., virtually saying to this man (or
any other farmer or dealer who may
have the temerity to ship bis surplus
products) ship by way of our line, or
we will charge you for a part, the
full price we would for the whole
business. We are informed that the
very same exaction is made at St.
Paul, and the "principle" doubtless is
applied elsewhere. We presume that
other railroad companies do likewise
and that in all probability this is but
a retaliation by the U. P. against the
B. & M. for something of a like sort.
As to this we do not know. It is
sufficient that the thing is done, and
it is an outrage that no free people
should submit to, and to which they
will not long submit Railroad con
trol by government is nearer at hand
than many of the corporations are
aware of, and it is becoming more
and more a necessity, demanded by
the body of the people in justice to
their own interests, and by the rail
roads themselves to keep them from
mining each other's business as well
as working injury to their patrons.
The Journal desires again to lift a
warning voice to the railroads that
they should .listen aud heed the de
mands of the people oppressed by
their rates. They don't ask anything
unreasonable; they don't wish to do
injustice, and they are in no mood to
submit mnch longer.
Platte County's Voice in the Eleotion.
The Solid Democratic Ranks Broken in
a Presidential Year.
A Delegation to tke Legislature of
Three Repafclieaas to oaa
We record a magnificent victory
for the republican party of old Platte.
McAllister is elected to the senate by
a sufficient majority, and we get
Irwin for a Platte county representa
tive and Sutherland for the float with
Colfax, while we lose Condon by a
comparatively small vote. The de
mocracy had claimed this county by
350 to 450 majority. If we cannot, at
this writing, claim Blaine's election,
we can afford to exult over Platte
At this writing (Thursday) the can
vassing board are at work on the
returns, which show all estimated
returns to have been unreliable many
of which we had already in type be
lieving them to be mainly correct.
Aa the work of the board will not bo
completed in time for us to secure the
vote of the county by townships we
can do no more than indicate the
The national and state ticket, in
cluding congressman, has gone dem
ocratic by a small majority.
On the senatorial ticket McAllister
(rep) received 1220 votes against
Hensley (dem) 1198, giving Hensley
a majority of 22, which is offset by
McAllisters majority of 31 in Colfax
and elects him by 9 votes.
For representatives from this conn
to Condon (rep) received 1176 votes,
and Irwin (rep) 1188 ; Rickly (dem)
1166, Keboe (dem) 1291, electing
Irwin and Kehoe, and making the
county a stand-off on the representa
On float representative the vote
stands in this county, Sutherland
(rep) 1127 against Ernst (dem) 1287,
giving Ernst 160 majority ; in Colfax
county Sutherland has a majority of
200, which elects him by 40 votes.
We give the vote as fully as our
space warrants, and think it will be
found substantially correct when the
official returns are canvassed.
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CANDIDATES. a1 5 ? 2
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Blaine r7 87 110
Cleveland 127 112 52 37
Dorsey fi5 87 107
Neville 131 112 54 48
Dawes 56 83 109
Morton 128 11C 51 50
Marshall 51 100 119
Vandemark 125 100 49 1
McAllister 60 8C105
Hensley 120 114 61 50
Condon 50 92 110
Irwin AS 01 110
Rickly 131 100 46 25
Kehoe 126 109 f5 25
Sutherland 54 90 114
Ernst 131 104 51 22
Wiggins 56 88 115
North 128 110 52 31
Woods 58 98 106
Clothcr 126 102 55 21
Krause 58 85 115
Delsman 1-6 113 2 9
Weaver 56 83 108
Dowty 128 114 55 50
The election for Columbus Town
ship (outside of the city) resulted
about as follows; on national, state,
aud congressional tickets, democratic
vote 75, republican CO; Hensley 69,
McAllister 72; Condon 76, Irwin 67,
Sutherland 62, Rickly 63, Kehoe 70,
Ernst 79. The Township ticket first
nominated waB elected.
Miss Louise Sylvester and her ex
cellent company will be at our Opera
House, Nov. 8th. This lady is highly
spoken of by our exchanges. Read
what they say :
An audience (unusually large for a
Monday night) welcomed at the Opera
House last night the new comedy
"Freaks." It is truly ono of the most
enjoyable farcical comedies ever wit
nessed, and mu6t, undoubtedly, before
the close of the engagement, make its
mark as the greatest hit of this pro
lific season of legitimate comedy. The
make-up attitudes, entrances and ex
its of the principal characters, each in
turn, are greeted with shoots of laugh
ter, which at times considerably in
terfere with the progress of the Btage
business. At the close of each act the
curtain had to be raised twice in an
swer to the most vehement calls, and
so much was the audience stirred
during the third act that Miss Sylves
ter had to answer a recall not once
but thrice after an exit during the
middle of a scene, a remarkable epi
sode in the annals of this or any other
season, and only equaled in one in
stance, that of tho reading of "Sam's"
letter by Sothern. in "Dundreary."
Reserved seats now on 6ale at
Dowty & Chinn's.
A. Lawyer' Opinioa of I tercet
J. A. Tawney, Esq., a leading at
torney of Winoua, Minn., writes:
"After using it for more than three
years, I take great pleasure in stating
that I regard Dr. King's New Dis
covery for Consumption, as the best
remedy in the world for Coughs and
Colds. It has never failed to cure the
most severe colds I have had, and in
variably relieves the pain in the
Trial Bottles of this sure cure for
all Throat and Lung Diseases may be
had Free at Dowty & Chinn'a Drug
Store. Large size, $1 00. Ul
The editor's wife showed him this
week two of his 6hirts washed by the
use of the "Success" washing machine
alone, without any hand work what
ever, and we must say that they look
ed very white and nice. We had in
vested in so many washing machines
that we bad become discouraged, but
are beginning now to think that this
important household labor can be
well done by machinery; husbands
and wiveB should investigate the
merits of the "Success."
The Wlaalew Place.
Satnrday last we took occasion to
visit the farm of H. M. Winslow, the
place formerly owned by our genial
old friend Mr. Senecal, northwest of
the city. Mr. Winslow has 400 acres
of about as good soil as lays open to
the sun. His main business is the
fatting of cattle and hogs and the
raising of fine blooded stock, the farm
work being a secondary consideration.
He showed us some excellent looking
Jersey hogs that certainly appear to
be good for laying on fat, as well as
for hardiness. Mr. W. tells us he is
much pleased with them, although he
acknowledges to having formerly had
a prejudice against them.
As to cattle, he has some as fine as
any we have seen in Nebraska. In
'75 the Winslow Brothers purchased
Red Rose Princess, cow aud calf, for
$7,500, and they have sold, at different
times, of her progeny, 19,100 worth,
and have some very valuable ani
mals of the number yet in their pos
session. They have had abundant
proof of the worth of thoroughbred
Mr. Winslow has in Nebraska about
400 head of cattle, and is now feeding
two hundred and fifty head. He
sowed ninety acres to millet this
season, and thinks very well of it as a
feed. At the last plowing of corn
last year he sowed rye in corn ground
pasturing it dnring the winter and
cutting it for green feed along in the
spring, Just before the time for sow
ing millet, thus getting three crops a
year from the 6ame ground. J. H.
Meyer, who was with us, said that he
had tried both millet and Hungarian,
and much preferred the latter.
Among the things noted at thiB
model stock farm was a good pair of
scales for weighing all kinds of farm
products ; a good bouse with conven
ient partitions and outside yards for
brood sows ; places for feeding bay to
cattle in the corrals something
worthy of imitation by all who feed
outdoors. Ordinarily, the feeding
rack is torn down or trampled down
two or three times during the winter,
but these will scarcely be disturbed.
Posts are planted well into the ground
in two parallel lines about four feet
apart. The alternate posts reach two
feet above the ground, the others full
length ; the space is then enclosed by
inch boards, excepting the last line
reaching to the top of the shorter
posts which is of 2x6 spiked to the
posts. This forms the manger proper
which, if left thus, would not last
long. About 18 inches above the 2x6
and reaching around the manger is
placed barbed wire, encircling each
taller post, and stapled fast to it. Mr.
W. told us that the cattle were not In
clined to disturb each other while
feeding, and approached the rack
with all due and proper respect. He
intends to apply the same remedy to
his tables for feeding corn. We
noticed (by the way) that Mr. Holden,
the Buperintendent of the farm, cut
every ear of corn fed into about three
pieces a good deal of work but be
thinks it pays. Mr. W's. granaries
are so arranged that a team can be
driven under cover, and tho grain
thrown either eido into bins. His
feed stable for cattle is on much the
same plan, excepting that the middle
aisle is only wide enough to go with
a wheel barrow. A corral for cattle
and hogs has a high, solid board fence
north and northwest, while for the
remainder there are seven strands of
barb wire, the five lower having a
double set of barbs (bog wire) aud
being about four inches apart only
little pigs making their way through.
Nebraskans should visit each other
more, notice improvements, talk over
methods and learn of each other to
mutual satisfaction, besides saving
hundreds of dollars by being better
The Couuty Alliance met in Hum
phrey pursuant to call. John S.
Freeman was elected chairman and
Johu W. Mullen was elected secre
tary. Minutes of last meeting read
and approved. Mr. Kehoe the Demo
cratic Anti-monopoly candidate for
representative was called upon to ad
dress the meeting which he did in &n
able manner. He said if elected, he
wonld vote in the interest of the pro
ducers of this State and against mo
nopolies. Also speeches were made
by the following gentlemen in regard
to the great monopolies of our coun
try, also in regard to the school lands
of our State. John F. Jones, James
O'Neil, E. J. Conch, T. A. Potts, Jno.
S. Freeman. D. L. Bruen spoke in
regard to the constitutional amend
ment, which is to appoint three rail
road commissioners which he opposed
bitterly and be hoped that every
farmer in Nebraska would vote
against it. He Bays the constitution
gives the legislature full power to
make laws to control all abuses and
unjust discriminations. All we have
to do is to pledge our candidates to do
as our constitution provides. No
further business the meeting adjourn
ed to meet at the call of the secretary.
Jons W. Mullen, Sec'y.
Am Aiswer Waited.
Can any one bring us a case of Kid
ney or Liver Complaint that Electric
Bitters will not speedily cure? We
say they can not, as thousands of
cases already permanently cured and
who are daily recommending Electric
Bitters, will prove. Bright's Disease,
DiabeteB, Weak Back, or any urinary
complaint quickly cured. They pur
ify the blood, regulate the bowels,
and act directly on the diseased parts.
Every bottle guaranteed. For sale at
50c. a bottle by Dowty & Chinn. 1
Collars 5 cts., ribbon 5 cts. per yard,
ribbon 2 yards for 5 cts., handker
chiefs 5 cts. each, fine shawls 75 ctB.,
silk handkerchiefs 25 cts., childrens'
cloaks $1.50, ladies' Russian circulars
$6.00, infants' cloaks $2 00. Other
goods at like low prices.
JAMES E. MUNGEE,
lias now on hand a splendid assortment of
.All for sale at moderate Prices.
A "Fine Hearse at the Command of the 3?ublic.
ROOMS 0!V ELEVENTH STREET,
WERMUTH & BOETTCHER,
Heavy and Shelf Hardware,
Stoves and Tinware,
Pumps, Guns and Ammunition.
The Celebrated Moline Wagon Sold Here.
A NEW INDUSTRY!
The noise of saw and plane is music to the industrious mechanic, and
the artisan delights in the sound of the anvil, forge and engine. The citi
zens should also appreciate the benefits of manufacturing machinery and
utensils in our own city.
Messrs. J. F. LIPPINCOTT fc CO.,
Are uow among us, engaged in the manufacture of one of the most needed,
but heretofore unsupplied articles for the kitchen, and one that is calculated
to bring and sustain more cheer id the housewife than any other equal in
vestment. These gentlemen present their machine for your consideration.
Read candidly, test the washer, and they, with you, will have no fears of the
Columbus, Nob., October 27, 1884.
"We, the undersigned, take great pleasure in recommending the "Success," (J .
F. Lippincott's patent) to the public as being the best washing machine we ever
used: it does the work complete, and does away with tho wash board entirely.
Yours respectfully, Mrs. SUSAN A. WOODS,
And now, remember, that the utmost good faith is shown by them in
the fact, that thirty days' trial is assured those who wish to test the merits
ot the washer for themselves.
JfcTECEY GU-ARAJSTTEE IT!"
To do work equal to the best hand-washing; admit of no second position,
and claim the lead, which they have taken and will continue to keep.
Factory and Shipping Rooms on Nebraska Ave., near 13th St.
The past week has seen three large
political meetings held at the Opera
House, each oue an honor to any
speaker. That on Wednesday even
ing was addressed by M. Zentmeycr
of Schuyler, and J. Sterling Morton,
democratic candidate for governor.
We had not tho privilege of hearing
Mr. Z. For tho first time we heard
Mr. Morton. We are told that his
speech bearing upon the tariff was
the same delivered here two years
ago, the same that he gave during tho
campaign, wherover he spoke. He
asserted that the present tariff law
was calculated to "tax all of us for
the benefit of a few of us," character
izing thiB as unjust, and a9 a species
of robbery, losing sight of a fact plaiu
to every thinking lad at his desk at
school, who knows how it is that he
has tho benefit of the free school sys
tem. Tho truth is that auy govern
ment is a "taxing of all of us to benefit
some of us," but this "some of us" in
all just governments, in the aggregate
includes all there is of us. The
bachelor who has no children may bo
taxed for the schooling of teu chil
dren of his neighbor who may not be
able to pay any school tax whatever.
The same principle holds good as to
the tax for the support of tho poor
and the unfortunate and tax for the
prosecution of criminal, and their
punishment for crimes against society.
We are taxed for the general welfare,
in which we all share, and if the
burden is laid equally upon the dif
ferent industries of the country, it is
all right. Mr. Morton did not tell us
how he was iu favor of raising money
to pay the expenses of the general
government. The presumption is
that he would do away with all tariff
and levy a direct tax. It goes for
the saying that the country will
never favor this method. Mr. Mor
ton is a polished, pleasant speaker,
until he gets beyond a certain pitch
of excitement, when he becomes
abusive, personal and somewhat
reckless, which was more fully shown
by his couduct Thursday last at
The republican meeting at the
Opera House Thursday evening was
one of the best of the campaign, and
Mr. Sampson'B arraignment of the
democratic party, as shown from
their own record, we have not heard
The last demonstration on Monday
night was altogether the best of the
campaign. The Blaine and Logan
club were out in full force with
cornet band and their own military
band, and on horseback in large
numbers, beariug torches aloft, with
a goodly number of torches borne by
footmen, and a large re-enforcement
of men with new brooms, signifying
a clean sweep by the republicans.
Thfi nrocession naraded all the
principal streets of the city making
the air lively with music and cheers.
The Opera House was packed, and
the audience listened to a very ex
cellent address by Hon. Jjio. Rush of
Omaha. Mr. Rush was born in Ire
land, and his address was, in good
part, calculated to interest that na
tionality particularly in the success
of the republican party. Mr. Rush
will be warmly welcomed any time
he may address a Columbus audience.
Iand For Sale.
W. H N. E. H Sec. 30, T. 18, N. of
R. 2 east, in Colfax county, 24 acres
broke. The tract is to be sold Boon
and any one wanting to purchase can
addrees, H. W. R., care of Journal,
Columbus, Neb., or call at this office.
OF ALL KINDS.
-EMBALMING and UNDERTAKING.
Care for llofr, Cholera.
Now that counties east of ns have
bad losses running up into hundreds
of thousands of dollars from the rav
ages of cholera, it may be well for our
readers to clip tho following and
make us of it. From our own expe
rience we judge that the directions
are good at any time when bogs are
not in fair condition. We have had
intimations that the cholera has mado
its appearance in this county, but dil
igent inquiry has failed to fiud it. But,
to our knitting:
"A citizen of Burt county recom
mends the following treatment as a
sure euro for hot; cholera: As the
disease is brought about by dirty
pens and a corn diet, a change in the
right direction will, by removing the
cause, produce a euro. First change
tke hogs to high, fresh ground ; then
feed wholly on oats. As soon a3 the
hogs stop dyiug, feed a little corn,
then continue the oats. Give ashes
and salt. This is a positive cure aud
an inexpensive one. The hogs will
not only get well, bnt fatten much
faster than on corn diet."
For my protection and the benefit
of honey consumers I wish to state
that all honey that 1 have on the mar
ket has my name marked on the sec
tions and Is guaranteed to be this
year's nectar stored in combi built
during the honey flow aud war
ranted to be clean and contain nei
ther aphides dew, grape 6ugar, nor
glucose. Best selected, 30 cents per
sectiou ; average combs, 25 cents. I
have a small lot of last year's honey
and some soiled sections which I will
dispose of at 18 cents.
Mrs. J. N. Heater.
Lout Creek Taxpayers.
I will be at borne Tuesdays aud
Thursdays, until further notice to re
ceive taxes for Lost Creek Township.
28-2t. Ed. Hoake, Treas.
The following is a list of unclaimed
letter remaining in the post-oiHce, In
Columbus, Neb., for the week ending
Nov. 1st 1884:
A 3Irs. Florence Anderson.
I J. Bodage, John Banfuw.
C J. W. Clark, John Cunningham .
I Miss Lizzie Day.
II Mary J. Hagen, Adolf Hiney, W.
1 Elmer Lawrence, B. E. Lumphem.
M Mr. S. T. Melliah, John Mcster,
Porter E. Manning.
O Wm. Osborn.
IK Thomas Roady, Mrs. Rosia Ratte
sun. S James Skinner, Lors M. stourt,
Mrs. W. AV. Smith.
X Katie Tillman.
V John Verden.
Y Charlie Young.
35 Prof. Zera.
If not called for iu 30 days will be sent
to tbe dead letter office, Washington, D.
C. When called for please say "adver
tised," as these letters are kept separate.
II. J. IIUDSOJf, P. M.,
ECIIOLS Oct. 30th, to Mrd. J. C.
Echols, a aon.
GALLIN Oct. 22d, to Mrs. C. M. Gal
lin, a son, weight 0 lbs.
BOIES HANFORD At the home of
the bride at La Moille, Iowa, Oct. 22d.
Mr. C. A. Boies of this iity and 3Iis Ida
The happy young couple bave received
the congratulations of their many friends,
and are at borne, in this city.
BECHEK WAKE Wednesday even
ing, Nov. Stb, at the residence of the
bride's parents in thiB city, by Elder II.
J. Hudson, John G. Becber and Miss
Susie Wake, all of this city.
The house was filled by relatives and
immediate friends of the happy young
couple. The presents were numerous
and valuable. A serenade by the Band
was appreciated by the young folks.
Tbe newly married pair left this morn
ing for atrip aoutb.
TIFFT - GRAFF LANDS
FOR SALE AS FOLLOWS.
Description. S. T. It. per Acre.
S.W. Jiof S. E. Ji.lS IT least $12 60
S.St S.W.& --l IT I " 12C0
S.kofS. E.K 1 1" 1 " 120
S. E.K 13 IT 1 " 10 00
S.W. K 15 IT 1 " 15 00
E.tfofN. E.X ...21 IT 1 " 15 00
N.. 22 IT 1 " 15 00
N.W.K 23 IT 1 " 12 00
N.KofN-K-K 23 IT 1 " 12 50
S.E. X 24 IT 1 " 12 60
RKorS. W.X....31 IT 1 " 10 00
Termi-One-third cash, balance on
time to suit purchaser at 8 to 10 percent.
Interest. Apply to
J. W. LOVE,
00-tf Fremont, Neb.
Corn, now 20
Oats new, 15
Fat Hogs 5
Fat Cattle 3
Rock Springs nut "50
Rock Springs lump w
BacUlea Aralca SalTe.
The Best Salve in the world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped
Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all
Skin Eruptions, and positively cures
Piles, or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Price 25 cents per
box. For sale by Dowty & Chinn.
Advertisements under this bead live
cents a line each insertion.
Choice quality of Nebraska winter
applo; at Wm. Becker's. 4l-tf
For good youuz breeding stock of
all kinds, call at Bloomiugdalo stock
farm. A. Henrich. 30-tf
Wm. Schiitz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only tho
very best stock that can bo procured
in the market. 52 1
Wv have made arrangements to Tur
iilsb to the subscribers of this paper,
that excellent agricultural and stock
journal, The Nebraska Fanner, for the
small sum of $1.00 per year. The
Farmer is published at Lincoln, Jseb.,
O. M. Druse, Editor, and is devoted to
agriculture and stock growing in the
west. Everv farmer should take it
Send $1.00 to this office and we will
have the Farmer sent to vou.
Cheap for cash, one spau of ponies.
Apply to Mrs. TV. Smith, west end of
15th St., CoIumbuR, Neb. 23-tf
Ntock lor Male.
I have 1,000 good clean, healthy
sheep and 100 young cows for sale.
8-x J. M. Uiuu. (Jcnoa, Neb.
I winh to employ n man and hia
wife for the wintirr. Will pay good
wages for good help. J. M. Hii.i.,
27-3 (JeiHvi. Nebraska.
1 have the material and the help to
build new chimneys aud repair old
ones, in excellent style. There are a
great number of defective flues that
ought to be repaired betore used
airain. 21-12 J. II. Waits.
Th08. Flynn has on hand a large
number of brick and is burning still
more. Those who know they shall
be in need of brick would do well to
call at once. 11-tf
Strayed from mv premises, Octo
ber 6th, '84,
Two Heifer Sprimj Calves,
ono black, the other red, a little ppot
on the black one' luce. The fiuder
will be properly rewarded.
Address John Wise,
26-2 Columbus I. O.
LuhiI For Male.
In Colfax Co., near Platte Co. line,
80 acres, 70 of which are under tho
plow ; frame dwelling, hone and cow
stables, cow sheds and corrals, corn
cribs, windmill and 2 pumps (water
40 ft. from surface), some fruit and
Alao 1M Rtires. 120 under cultiva
tion, 7 acres of forest trees. Both
tracts have first rate stock range, and
road facilities. $2,500 tor each tract,
on easy terms.
15.X U. M ACKK.SZl E.
But a G-rand Success.
RP. BRIGHAJI'S AUTOMATIC WA-
ter Trough for stock. He refers to
every mau who has it in use. Call on or
leave orders at George Yale's, opposite
Oehlrieb's. grocery. W'
ALWAYS ON HAND A FULL AND
NEW LINE OF GROCERIES
CANNED AND DRIED, of all KINDS,
GUARANTEED TO BE OF
DRY GOODS !
A GOOD WELL SELECTED STOCK,
ALWAYS AS CH EAP AS THE
BOOTS &TSH0ES !
G3-THAT DEFY COMPETITION..
BUTTER AND EGGS
And all kinds of counlrif produce la .
ken in trade, and all yooihs deliv
ered free of chary e to any
part of the city.
KEEP ONLY TflE BEST GRADES OF
J. B. DELS.HAX.