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WEDNESDAY APEIL 7. 1886.
A. K. TIME TABLE.
Leaves Columbus,.. 8:10 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Bell wood... 8:35 ' 2:50 "
" David City .9:00 " 8:35 "
" Seward 10:10 " C:05 "
Arrives at Lincoln.. 11 :25 ". S:3G "
The passenger leaves Lincoln at 3:55 p.
m., and arrives at Columbus 7:15 p. m:
'the freight leaves Lincoln at 6 a. m., and
arrives at Columbus at 1 p. m.
J. . North is on the eick list.
Mrs. J. B. Deleman was ill last
J. D. Brewer iB home again from
r Ira Mullen started for California
' School began Monday after a
Choice sauer kraut at Herman
Oehlrich & Bro's. 34
. Best paints at ruinous priceB, Co
lumbus Lumber Co. 50-2-tf
Baby carriages and express wag
ons at Henry Gass'e.
. Gentlemen's fine cassimeres for
suits at Galley Bros.
Miss McGatb went to Clarksville
Monday of last week.
Miss Mary Tschudy of Lincoln is
home on a week's visit.
m Wm. Walker made a business
visit to Lincoln Monday.
A splendid line of new style
ginghamB at Galley Bros.
The Western Cottago organ for
sale at A. & M. Turner's.
One second hand cook stove, No.
8, for sale at Henry Gass'e. 2-48-4
John Walker, Lindsay, P. O.,
-auctioneer, at one per cent. 42-lf
Ladies' embroidered robes for
summer wear at Galley Bros.
Mrs. L. D. Clark and daughter
startod for California Sunday.
Charles Winship of Fremont, was
in town Monday of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. BackuB went to
Duncan Tuesday of last week.
Best paints in market at unheard
of prices, Columbus Lumber Co.
Ono of the finest lines of spring
and summer goods at Galley Bros.
Bkood Mares foe Sale. I havo
twenty that I will sell. G.W. Elston.
A largo and select line of Swipb
and Hamburg embroideries at Galley
Miss Mazy Elliott has returned
home from a six week's visit to North
A. M. Jennings came down from
St. Edward Saturday, returning yes
terday. ' S. P. Ecberg has returned from
Omaha, expecting to mako Columbus
Fou Kent. Two rooms over
Chinn's drug store. Inquire of Gub.
G. Bechor & Co.
J. K. CalkinB, lato manager of
the Democrat, started for Chadron
John Freeman wout to tho farm
again yesterday. John is a stalwart,
on general principles.
Gushing time for railroads, i. c.,
tho water gushes from under the ties
as tho trains pass over.
Theodoro Wandel came up from
. Omaha Saturday for his furniture.
Ho likes his position at Omaha.
A communication on connty mat
ters and one on Sam Jones's quitting
tho use of tobacco go over to next
A select lino of silk embroidered
Newport scarfs, all colors and shades,
prices $3.50 to $10 each, at Galley
Loans on Heal Estate at lowest
rates and most favorable terms. No
delay. Inquire at First National
Mrs. Ed. Jenkins of Kalamazoo,
Madison county, accompanied by her
son Lee, is visiting her father, A. C.
Carl Kramer has taken the con
tract of keeping tho Journal office
towel clean onco a month during the
The Journal is on sale, each
week, at the book and news stores of
. D. Fitzpatrick and R. Hartman, at
5 cents a copy.
Miss Nettie Van Alstine has closed
her school near Genoa, and is having
a visit at home with her friend Miss
Bell from Norfolk.
Elmer Sheets, ouo of the live
teachers of Colfax county, was in
town Saturday. He reports a build
iBg boom for Schuyler.
Next Sabbath, Rev. O. V. Rice
Will preach on the subject "Man," in
the morning, and in the evening will
begin a series of sermons.
Mrs.Geo. Barnhart received a box
of California oranges from her- father
Guy C. Barnum; they were extra
good, as we happen to know.
Next Sabbath evening "Rev. J. L.
St. Clair will preach upon The Fast
Young Man postponed from last
Sabbath week on account of illness.
L. C. Taylor has had bills struck
off by the Journal job department
for a stock sale at his premises 14
miles northeast of Creston, April 10.
A stock of stationer's articles for
-ale cheap or exchange for land or
cattle. Call on or address Journal,
Columbus, Neb., soon.
The Kramer's are receiving the
first iastallmeBts of their new spring
mm& summer goods. Louis returned
from the east last Friday.
A. Smith, boot and shoemaker.
Repairing neatly done. Work solic
ited. Half-soling 75 cents, at Hem
pieman's store, Eleventh st 34-tf
Columbus school district, has
1017 children of school age, as against
915 last year, according to Milton
Spate, who ku jaat eomnlotod tho
A Card. '
We have received jourspring stock
of dress goods, carpets, hosiery, laces,
etc, and'respecttully csk you to come
and' inspect the same. Our prices
are such as will induce you if in need
of anything to purchase of us. "We
can duplicate Chicago and New York
prices on anyiuing you wish. Orders
by miil promptly and carefully at
tended to. C. & L. Kramer.
John Elliott was at Omaha last
week on a visit. He reports Omaha
as having increased wonderfully
since ho resided there, several years
W. B. Backus gave us quite a
pleasant visit last -Saturday. He re
ports everything lovely at Jackson
where he and family have been
Wo have received 25 ladies New
market?, spring styles, which we will
sell at $5.00. They are really worth
$10.00. Come and get one. C & L.
The communication concerning
the West Creston school exhibition
got side-tracked in the Journal
office, for which wo apologize to all
Any one interested in knowing
tho whereabonts of Rev. E. L. Sher
man, formerly of this city, will be
gratified to know that his post-office
is Oneida, Illinois.
Mr. Jaeggi and Mr. C Kramer of
the railroad committee will go to Fre
mont in answer to a telegram received
today from E. B. Hall of the Chicago
& Northwestern R. R.
As fine a lot of gentlemen's shoes
as were ever brought to town can be
seen at Galley Bros. The celebrated
Emery shoe is among them, $3 a pair,
a calf shoe, warranted. 7-45-tf
The Wilberforce Concert last
evening at the Opera House, was well
attouded and the performance was of
a superior order. Democrat-Ncics,
Xenia, O., Oct. 24, '85.
Mrs. Phillips of Elkhorn, and
Mrs. Wilkinson of Blair, Neb., mother
and aunt of G. W. Phillips, arrived in
the city Saturday last and will visit
Walter's family during the week.
Louis and Julius Phillips, while
huuting Saturday killed 130 ducks in
five hours, 24 of which got away,
being only wounded. This beata
Bisflcll and Arnold's last fish story.
Fred. Matthews went overland
last week to Norfolk with the stal
lion "Curly." The horse was shipped
from there to Cbadron, and then
taken to Col. M. Whitmoyer's ranch.
Money to loan at once and with
out delay on real estate, in large or
small amounts, on timo to suit.
Promptly, quietly and at the lowest
possible rates. Apply to Gas. G.
Bccher & Co. 19-tf
Ed. North goes to Valentino this
morning to take a position in the
Receiver's office there. The patrons
of that office will find Ed. courteous,
capable, honest and faithful a young
man to be trusted.
March 4th, J. F. Scbure, super
visor for Burrows township, lost his
dwelling and most of its contents by
fire, caused from a lamp. Loss on
house $250; on furniture, etc. $100,
covered by insurance.
Wo will not 6ay that no house in
Omaha, Lincoln, Chicago or New
York can equal us in tho style of job
work, but we will say that we have
dono work for Chicago gentlemen
and gave them excellent satisfaction.
Chas. H. Sage, who for the past
two years has been the popular pas
senger conductor on the B. & M. run
between Columbus and Atchison, has,
we learn, been promoted aud will
take chargo of "the station aB agent at
W. C. Austin, coupler, and F. E.
Parkington, leader in the Fitzgerald
Hose Team of Lincoln, wero in the
city Friday of last week, returning
home Saturday. The first named
gentleman U a brother of James
Austin of this city.
Herman Natenstedt has removed
his blacksmith and wagon maker
shop to 13th street, cast of Abt's
barn, where ho will bo pleased to
meet all his old customers and as
many new ones as he can accom
modate with good work and fair
A business letter from Hon. John
Kerr, of Carbon, Wyoming, contains
a line in reference to O. H. Archer,
formerly of the Journal force, viz,
that he is doing well on his ranche at
Elk Mountain, Carbon county. Mr.
Archer is very much pleased with
Elsewhere oar readers will find
the professional card of Judgo-Sulli-van
and J. G. Reeder, Esq., attorneys.
These gentlemen aro well known to
all our local readers as thoroughly
capable and trustworthy. Business
entrusted to them will be promptly
Nicholas Blascr, father of John,
Nick and Fred Blascr, of this county,
died on the eleventh of lat month, at
his residence in Aarwangen, canton
of Berne, Switzerland, at the ago of
91 years. He was a man of cheerful
disposition and very much liked by
his acquaintances. ' "
The entertainment given" by tho
Wilberforce Concert Company at
Shoemaker's Hall on Tuesday even
ing was highly appreciated by .a
crowded house. ' The singing wa$
splendid and the elocutionary exer
cises by Miss Brown were above the
average. McLednsboro (JW.) Leader.
The Republicans of the different
wards of the city met Saturday at 4
p. xa., and selected delegates to the
city convention, as follows: 1st
ward, Wm. Walker, John Hoffman,
W. A. McAllister, W. M. Cornelius;
2nd ward, H. J. 'Hudeon, M. H.
White, B. R. Cowdery, Henry Ragatz,
M.,'K. Turner;. 3d ward, J. Rasmus
am, J. E. Ifoncrief, M. Wbitmoyer,
J. M. Macfartand, J. G. Boutson, W.
B; BaekM, 6m. Locknor.
' The Elect!
We give the election returns so-far
as the different clerks could remem
ber. The official canvass will be
made tomorrow evening, and next
week we will complete our table.
Carl Kramer is the, next mayor and
Mr." Hughes has been- added to the
number already in the conncil, which,
with the re-election of Col. Wbit
moyer, makes the conncil republican,
four to two. It is but justice to L.
A. Clark to say that he did not know
of his nomination until the morning
of the election, and that, running
against a very strong man, and with
out effort on his own part, he yet
was not the worst defeated man that
run. The school board remains as it
Mr. Cowdery continues as police
judge and J. G. Routson will do the
surveying for the city.
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OFFICE " " :
and- a 5s : s
CAXDIDATK. ? J, ; ;
D. Schupbach, d 103 77 18198
Carl Kramer, r 59 86103248 60
David Dowty,d 116108 56280119
H. J. Hudson, r 43 53 65 161
Wm. Tyrrel, p 11
J. B. DelBman.d 121115 47 283137
L.A.Clark, r 35 46 65 146
II. Murdock, p 14
J. G. Boutson, r 48 65
E. A. Gerrard, p 12
JohnRickly,d 68 27 27 122 .
J. C. Cowdcry, r 8213179 292170
John Hammond, p 12
Louis Schwarz, d 109 60
J. H. Galley, r 49
JohnWalgraff, p 11
I. Gluck, d 25
Hugh Hughes, r 133 108
L. MSaley, p 43
31. Wbitmoyer, r 78
C. G. nickok, p 35
Members School B'd
J. X. Taylor, d 63 76 25166
C.A.Speice.d 64 79 22165
W.A.McAllister,r.... 48 62 64174
Julius Rasmussen, r-... 31 54 59144
In tbo table, "d," ur" and "p" stand,
respectively, for democrat, republican
and prohibition candidates.
Tho AlUlett Ivrc,e Case.
Our local readers will remember
that Byron Millett, Esq., formerly of
this city now of Denver, has been en
gaged in a law snit against his wife
for divorce. The result is told, thus,
by the Tribune' Republican of the
28th ult. :
The long-contested and much-talkcd-about
Millett divorce case
came to an end in the Superior Court
yesterday by the jury bringing.in a
verdict awarding a divorce to Mr.
Millett and denying Mrs. Millett's
claims. The jury was out about two
hours, and the verdict was not at all
Mrs. Millett brought the suit for
divorce, alleging all sorts of mis
demeanors against her husband, the
disgusting details of which have beon
given to the public in one way or
Mr. Millett denied these charges in
toto, and filed a cross-bill in which he
asked that tbo divorce be granted to
him instead of to hia wife.
One of the points in the cross-bill
was that his wife was the mother of
a girl child, born to her nearly ten
years ago, and that she had rcpie
sented to him (Millett) that this
daughter was her younger sister. Of
these facts, he claimed, he did not
know until his wifo began proceed
ings against him.
The evidence went to disprove Mrs.
Millett's charges, and to prove the
allegations made by Mr. Millett, and
the jury had no hesitancy in finding a
verdict for him.
A result of the trial will be to
transfer certain property, heretofore
held by Mrs. Millett, to the possession
of Mr. Millett. When they wero
married, Mr. Millett bought a nice
little home, and furnished it.
When Mrs. Millett applied for
alimony, Judge Rogers gavo her
possession of the property, which was
then bringing in a rental of $40 per
month, until such time as the case
was finally determined.
The property will now go to Mr.
Tho annual meeting of the Platte
County Bible Society was held at the
Congregational church last Sunday
evening. Rev. G. W. Wainright and
Rev. Stuart of Hastings, were present,
besides Revs. St. Clair, Rice and Lit
tle. The following officers were elect
ed: J. W. Little, president; Anna
C. Turner, secretary; R. Hartman,
treasurer. After which Rev. Wain
right delivered an excellent sermon.
Since the last annual meeting, there
have been $39.63 worth of bibles dis
Otto Kumtner tells us that Wed
nesday night of last week at 12
o'clock, as tho folks wero leaving the
West School Honse on Platte Island,
a very brilliant meteor, apparently
tho sizo of the full moon, shot across
tho heavens from southwest to north
east, bursting into a thousand pieces
at about thirty degrees from the
horizon. No sound was heard, .so
that the moteor must have been a
great ways off.
The Aatl-E.lceasw Ticket.
Saturday evening at the office of
John Hammond, Justice of the Peace,
the following ticket was placed in
nomination : For mayor, S. C. Gray ;
clerk, Wm. Tyrrell ; treasurer, Hud
son Murdock; police jndge, John
Hammond ; city engineer, E. A. Ger
rard; councilmen 1st ward, John
Walgraff ; 2d ward, L. M: Saloy ; 3d
ward, C. G. Hickok.
State Alliaace Ceaualttee.
Tho chairman of the committee has
issued his circular appointing Jbis
city as the next place of meetinir for
-the committee, and April 14th as the
day. J. Burrows, president of the'
State Alliance, will also be present
The committeemen of Platte county
aro D. L. Bruen, X. Oleson, of Cres
ton, and W. A. McAllister.
The Madison Chronicle men are
trying to unravel the mysteries buried
in the earth. They state it in this
way : A skeleton was unearthed the
other day with a 'small copper coin in
one hand. The remains of an editor,
most likely, who. tried to take his
wealth along with him." Mistaken,
gentleman, tho coin is too largt.
Reported for the Joubnal for the
week ending last Saturday,' by Gus.
G. Becher & Co :
Ellen Sheehan to: John Flakus, $1000;
w H nw Ji, 82, 17, lwSO acres.
C. B. & Q. K. B. to A. F. Winell, $040;
e K? h 19. Wf l6 acres.
Gottlieb Born and wife to Otto Born,
$1500; w Jf ne Ji, se & ne Ji, and ne tf,
se Ji, 10, 20, 3w, 160 acreB.
Thomas D. Boblson and wifo to
Theodore Bipp, $100; part.sw Ji, no Ji,
John F. Miller and wife to Samuel C.
Smith, $75; part lot 6, block 84..
O. X. & B. H. B, B. to Dr. Wm. Ed
wards, $125; lot 4, block 7, aud lot 2,
block 13, Platte Center.
James B. Devino and wife to William
Ylzzard, $2000; ne , 20, 19, 4, 1G0 acres.
Daniel J. Foe and wifo to Hiram F.
Candy, $1000; w J$, Be Ji, 28, 19, lw, 80
C. B. & Q. B. B. to ArnoIdDanven,
$480; se J,3, 20, 2w, 160 acres.
S. A. Bonesteel and wife to O. X. & B.
H. B. B., $1050; undivided H out lot 7.
Johntickly to Chas. Schrocder, $240;
north i lots 1 and 2, block-97.
John C. Bansdell to S. M. Bansdell, $1;
n Ji lots 7 and 8, block 153.
O. X. & B. H. B. B. to Joseph W. Lynch,
$125; lot 3 and 4, block 8, Flatte Center.
O. X. & B. H. B. B. to C. C. Carrig and
J. W. Lynch, $50; lot 6, block 8, Platte
O. X. & B. H. B. B. to Eliza Craighton,
$90; lot 4, block 1, and lot 1, block 2,
Engclke Buss and wife to J. F. Hob
bonsiefken, $2000; sw Ji,30, 19, le, 160.74
Mary Strasaer to George Cielocha, $20;
lot 1, block 18, Jacksou.
M. T. Barlow et. al. to Mary Hays, $1;
lots 7 and 8, block 13S.
Elizabeth PhillipB and husband to
Mathias Engel, $435; lot 1 and 2, block
8. L. Sturtcvant and wife to Emma W.
Geer, $700; lots 16 and 17, block' B, Co
Wm. Bucher and wife to Louis Held
and Albert Klug, $1200; part lot 7, block
Thos.Ottis toF.M. Cookingham,?150;
lot 8, block 10, and lot 1, block 9, Ottis'
4th addition to Humphrey.
Gus. Connell and wife to Harry New
man, $225; lot 6, block 112.
Harry Xcwman to John Hempleman,
$200; lot 6, block 112.
F. F. Greeno to Bcnj. F. George, $100;
lot 2, block 23S.
John L. Xelson to John Blomquist,
$1500; sw Ji, 18, 20, 4w, 148.39 acres.
Joseph H. Hughes and wife to Andreas
Petersen, $1600; se , sw J, and aw K,
se iy 9, 18, 2w.
Joseph H.Hughes and wifo to Carstea
Petersen, $700; nw i, se iy 9, 18, 2w.
Bertha Wemlorff to C . G. Wcndorff, $1;
e i, and nw J, 35, 19, 3w.
Mepabllcaa City Coaveatiea.
Mot pursuant to call, electing M.
K. Turner chairman, and W. B. Back
us, secretary. Tho roll of delegates
was then called and found as printed
elsowhere, except that W. M. Corne
lius was represented by proxy, J. W.
Early. The ward delegates announc
ed candidates for councilmen as fol
lows: 1st, J. H. Galley; 2d, Hugh
Hughes ; 3d, M. Whitmoyer.
On motion of J. E. Moncricf, a com
mittee waB appointed to moet a like
committee from the Democratic con
vention, then in session, and a6k them
to nominate one member of the school
boardfrom each party. The chair
appointed as such committeo of con
ference J. E. Moncrief, Henry Ragatz
and Wm. Walker, who, after being
out a short time, reported that the
Democrats agreed to appoint a liko
committee in a short time.
The following ticket was then plac
ed in nomination : For mayor, Carl
Kramer ; clerk, H. J. Hudson ; treas
urer, L. A. Clark ; city engineer, J. G.
Routson ; police judge, J.C. Cowdery.
At this point, announcement was
made that the Democratic convention
had nominated two candidates for
The convention then placed in nom
ination W. A. McAllister and Julius
Rasmussen as candidates for school
A central committee was appointed,
consisting of H. P. Coolidge, B. R.
Cowdery and J. E. Moncricf.
Review of the weather at Genoa
for the month of March, 18S6.
Mean temperature or the mo deg's 28.95
Mean do of same mo. last year-dog's 33.59
Highest tempcraturo on the 23d,
Lowest do on the 10th dogs
below zero 7
Ordinarily clear days 11
Very cloudy days 18
High winds days 4
Calm days 12
Xumber of days on which rain fell 8
Inches of rain and melted snow 2.82
Do of same month last year 0.34
Inches of snow tor the month 34.60
Do of same month last year 4.45
Snow on ground at tho end of
month, 8 inches.
Prevailing winds S. E. to N. E.
Thunder and lightning on the overl
ing of the ISth.
Extcnsivo prairie fires on tho 23d.
Cranes fly north on the 26th.
Heavy storm of snow from north
east commencing on the 3d and con
tinuing for CO hours, the heaviest fall
(18 inches) in the last ten years, and
until I had examined my records I
thought it to bo tho heaviest since my
residence in Nebraska, but I find that
the snow storm of April '13 to 1C,
1873, was deeper (20 inches) and more
destructive in its effects, the water in
streams larger than the Beaver, was
completely absorbed, so that there
was no flow for more than a week.
On the 16th tho ice in the upper
Loup commenced breaking up, fol
lowed by gorges and consequent rise
of water ; on the 17th the lower por
tion of the city of Columbus was
flooded and a considerable part of the
wagon and railroad bridges carried
Dr. Pewers, Deatist.
Teeth extracted without pain. The
Dr. will make his celebrated $20
npper sets of teeth for $15. These
sets are of superior workmanship and
contain two gold fillings. Call on the
Dr. if you want good work. In office
every Monday, over Ernst &
The store building known as the
u Sheehan Saloon," near the U. P.
depot ; also the Bar Fixtures. This is
a fine chance for a live man. It is the
oldest saloon stand in Columbus. In
qnire of Backer to Co. ' 47-tf
West Creates School;
Ed. Journal : Permit me through
your excellent paper to return my
thanks to the parents and scholars of
tho West Creston school for their
kindness to me during tho past ternr
of school.' I came among them tho
first of last December, a perfect stran
ger, but made many happy acquain
tances for whom I shall always cher
ish the kindest regards. I found
them, indeed, a very kind and 'gener
ous people. I closed my school at
this place Thursday, Feb. 25tb, and
on Tuesday evening, March 2d, 18S6,
we gave an exhibition which was
well attended and the best of order
was observed throughout the entire
performance, for which wo. aro thank
ful to those present. This speaks
well for a community and for the
school. The following is tho program
of the exhibition which was well ren
dered: Song, D. I. Clark, James
Brown and others ; declamation, Chas.
Devcny, "Give the little boys a
chance"; declamation, Freddfo and
Maud Wescott ; dialogue, "Don't want
to catch it," Gus and Ida Schroeder;
declamation, "Fritz and I," L. E. Ed
dy ; declamation, "The kicking mule,
01 ga Schrocder; song, D. I. Clark
and others; dialogue, Keeping your
eyes open, Delbert Wescott and Geo.
Fulton ; declamation, Tbo fool's com
plaint, Ida Schroeder; dialogue, Tho
boys conundrum, Cbarlio and Ida
Devcny ; declamation, The five dolls,
Olga Schroeder; song, D. I. Clark,
and others ; dialogue, Tho evil there is
in it, Clyde Clark and Henry Geotz;
declamation, Tho house maid, Ida
Devcny ; dialogue, Tho cookiug cup,
Misses Amber Clark, Mabel Wescott
and Libbie Belknap; declamation,
The taffy pulling, Guy Clark; dia
logue, Darby and Joan, Miss Ettie
Fnlton and Messrs. F. E. Davis and
Alva Wescott ; declamation, A catas
trophe, James B. Miller; dialogue,
The letter, Sidney Potter.aud George
Fnlton; declamation, The beggar's
petition, Dennis J. Bice; dialogue,
Watermelon pickles, Ettio Fulton and
Delbert Wescott; declamation, Two
pictures, Oipha Belknap; dialogue,
Why ho was not afraid, John Fulton
and Mcrton Sage ; song, D. I. Clark
and others; declamation, Lament of
Jacob Gray, Jack Swezey ; dialogue,
The Irish servant, J. L. Lake and D.
J. Bice; declamation, Little boy's
lecture, Charlie Devcny; dialogue,
The no nothings, D. J. Bice, Alva
Wescott, Willie Fulton and J. L
Lake; select reading, Meston Sage;
dialogue, Tho school marm with a
wart on her nose, Mi6scs Minnie
Beyer, Eliza Belknap; declamation,
Woman's work, John Fulton ; song,
The bull dog, John and Lewis Scud
der, D. I. Clark and W. H. Dean ;
dialogue, The old country aunt's visit
to the city, Misses Eliza Belknap,
Ettio Fulton, Minnie Beyer and Sie
Allison ; declamation, Not made that
way, Charlie Devcny ; dialogue, Aunt
Betsey's beau, Misses Mabel Wescott,
Libbio Belknap, Amber. Clark aud
Minnie Boyer and Guy Clark and J.
L. Lako; 6ong, Hear dem bells, Miss
Eliza Parks and Messrs.- J. F. Parks
and James Brown ; song, Good night,
Misses Eliza Parke, Minnie Beyer and
Mr. J. F. Parks.
J. L. Lake, Teacher.
The new Presbyterian church is
nearly completed and wili bo an orna
ment to our sainted city.
L. C. Thompson and II. C. Stevens
expect to start for Dawes county on
the Gth or 7th, to locate if tho country
Mr. Ed. Case and several others
from our midst are taking advantage
of tho railroad war, aud aro going to
Miss Viola Abbot, tho juvcuilo
music teacher of St. Edward, gavo a
concert with her class at the M. E.
church April 1st. It was a success,
reflecting much credit on Miss Abbot
as a musician and teacher.
Bishop W. X. Nindc will dedicate
tho new M. E. church at Genoa, Sun
day, April lltb, and a very large at
tendance is expected, as tho opportu
nity of hearing ono of tho twelve
bishops of tho-M. E. church, repre
senting a membership of nearly two
millions, is very rare in this part of
As several havo asked tho result of
M. J. Thompson's trip cast in 6carch
of his mother's friends, wo would 6ay
after making a careful inquiry, ho
found one uncle and family, ex-Senator
Warren at Lnbarp, Indiana, who
gave him all the information desired,
and ho had the pleasuro of visiting
with his mother's sisters, who had
lost all trace of him fifteen years ago.
On March 25tb, as per announce
ment, "Tho Afflicted Family" was
played before a largo andienco in
Hardy's Hall, and to say that each ono
played their part well is no more than
juBt to them. Miss Clark as "Betty,
the Servant Girl," was irresistible and
her song, "Tho Servant Girl," com
posed by Mrs. "Dishcr, was loudly
cheered aud encored. We understand
tho troupe havo had invitations to
visit several of our neighboring citios.
DiMtrict 1 aid Vicinity.
n. H. Tnttle of Sterling, Ills.,
stayed over Sabbath with Squiro
Miss Annio Hogan of Upper Shell
Creek is visiting her sister Mrs. Mary
Sheedy, arriving Friday.
Luko Killorau is making arrange
ments to move on his claim, in the
southwest part of the state aud im
prove tho same by breaking, plautiug,
otc. Our best wishes go with you,
At tho school meeting Monday
COLUMBUS LUMBEE COIFT
Will Save Ton
1REAL ESTATE AND LOAN AGENCY,
fBT RAGATZ, Agent.
I represent a number of aa food and reliable Inamranot Companion aa can
be found anywhere, and would respectfully ask lor a share of the patronace
of tho public. HENHYBAGATZ,
11th Street, Columbus, Nob.
WERMUTH & BGETTCHER,
Heavy and Shelf Hardware,
Stoves and Tinware,
Pumps, Guns and Ammunition.
The Celebrated Moline Wagon Sold Here.
BEKGER & STURGEON
Wish to announce to the Merchants of Columbus and surrounding country that tbcv
havo added to the BKOOM BUSINESS formerly carried on by Mr. lierger, a stock o'f
WOOD AND WILLOW WARE,
Which they will sell as CHEAP AS ANY HOUSE WEST OF CHICAGO. ES"In
Henry Krugger was his own suc
cessor to the ofBc9 of moderator.
After the meeting opened the director
refused to act as clerk, whereupon a
point of order was raised, the chair
not being willing to rulo. A motion
was put and carried, giving tho direc
tor permission to call some person to
tho clerk's chair who could write,
after which everything went on
Our winter term of school closed
March 25th. Declamations and
essays from tho scholars were well
rendered. Remarks "for the good of
the order," wero mado by Mr. J. H.
Drinnin and Mr. L. Byrnes, Sr., and
a touching farewell address from the
teacher to his scholars. Mr. J. Man
ahau who has just finished a success
ful term of fivo months, has becu em
ployed by tho school board to teach
the summer term of three months,
commencing April 12. Tho board
considered his services indispensable,
and so continue him in tho good
Best la the World.
Ottumwa Lily Corn Starch has been
brought to tho highest attainable
quality by employing the best skill
and scientific aid that money can fur
nish. It is the most strengthening
and health-giving food now before the
public, and is especially recommend
ed for children and invalids. Every
package guaranteed strictly pure.
Remember and ask your grocer for
Lily Corn Starch.
4th '86, a daughter.
SMITH GILBERT At the residence
of the bride's parents, in Laconia, N. 11.,
Feb. 24th, 'S6, Mr. V. J. Smith of this
citv and Miss Annie Gilbert, of Laconia,
The happy couple took qnito an ex
tended trip throngh Canada and arrived
hero a week ago where they intaud
making their luture home. Tbo Journal
wishes the newly married couple a long
and happy life.
LOCAL NOTICES. I
Advertisements under this head live
cents a line each insertion.
Hides, pelts, wool aud poultry,
highest price paid. OfBco at Jaeggi
& Schupbach's old stand. T. Keat
Wm. Schiltz makes boots and shoes
in tho best styles, and usc3 only the
very best stock that can bo procured
in the market. 52t
For good young breeding stock of
all kinds, call at Bloomingdalu stock
farm. A. Hcnrich, Platte'Ccnter P.
O., Neb. 30-tf
Itad Tor Male.
120 acres in Platto Co., 25 acres
broke. Address D. It., care of Jour
nal office. 4-tf
Tree Tor Sale.
Asb, Boxoidcr and Catalpa. In
quire of Fred. Stcnger, 1. mils' cast
of Colnmbus. 49-3p
Stock to herd at Rowo Ranch, six
miles west of Columbus.
49-2p A. T. Rowe.
The Heat Roller Gate Hi age la
Every farmer should use them.
Sold by D. Anderson. 22-tf
Five hundred bushels early Ohio
potatoes for sale at 50 cts. a buhhel nt
my hemse, three miles west of Colum
bus. Good for seed.
49-2p Patrick Murray.
I will take cattle and horses for my
pasture, miles west of Platto Cen
ter. Halt section fenced. Good well
water. Horses 75 cts. a month, and
cattle $1.75 for the season.
49-3p Exemerc Secut.
Money . Get Prices
BEK6EK Sc NT UK GEO.
A We. 1 Farm fer Sale,
Containing 240 acres of choice land, 5
miles southwest of Huraphroy, in this
conntv. TprmR rpannnfihln. Vnr fnr.
thcr particulars inquire of orddress
r. Keating, uoiombus, .Nob. 4-tf
rLATTE CENTER, NEB.
Just opened. Special attention
given to commercial men. Lias a good
sample room. Sets tho best tablo.
Give it a trial and bo convinced.
Two hundred acres No. 1 land,
good for corn or oats. Wili furnish
everything and givo one-third of
crops, or ronter furnish everything
and I take one-third.
49-2p Pathick Mdrhat.
Take. Not ice!
All accounts not settled with us,
either by cash or nolo immediately,
will bo put in an attorney's hands for
collection. We mean business. PIcaso
call and settle. Carbig & Lynch,
46-tf Platte Center.
Oerauta lasaraace Ce.
This Company represented by Clark
& Tato of Humphrey, settled my
claim in full, twenty days after my
loss. I would rocommond them to
the people of Platto county as prompt,
courteous and ready to fulfill all
lp J. F. Schoke.
Bersjer St Stargeoa
Wish to announce to the merchants
of Columbus and surrounding coun
try that they havo added to the Broom
Business formerly carried on by Mr.
Berger, a stock of Wood and Willow
Ware, which they will sell m cheap
as auy house west of Chicago. In
47-tf Berger & Sturgeon.
White Ash $150
Box Elder 1 75
WhiteElm 1 300
Sycamores 3 00
Soft Maple 2 50
Lyndon (Basswood) Catalpa 5 00
48-4t John Tannahill.
W. T. Kicklv & Bro. will have
charge of the Rickly ranch, south of
the Loup river this season, and will
take all the cattle and horses they can
get for the season at reasonable rates.
This is one of the Guest stock ranges
in the west, living water and plenty
of shelter. Special rates to parties
having 50 head aud npwards. Call
on or address, W. T. Rickly & Bro.,
Butchers, Columbus, Nebr. 48-4
to Veha Hetapleaiaa!
For your Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats,
Caps, Boots, Shoes and Groceries. A
few of his low prices are here given :
Arbuckie's or any other pack
ago coffee, 15c each or 7 for. .$ 1 00
Climax, Spearhead or other plug
tobacco, per lb 45
Soda or saleratue, 4 papers fdr. . 25
Soap, usually Bold 4 for 25c, at
5c per bar, aud regular 5c
bars, C for 25
Matches, 25 boxes for 25
Salt, per barrel 1 75
Starch, all kinds per package. . . OS
Scrubbing brushes 10
A good winter cap 25
Gloves and mittens, from 25c upward,
and everything else cheap in propor
tion. 11th street, next door west of
Ruscbe's harness shop. 3S-14t
Red Top, and
Blue Grass Seed
Herman Oehlrich & Bio's.
NO HUMBUG !
But a Grand Success.
RP. BRIGH AM'S AUTOMATIC WA-
ter Trough for stock, ne refers to
every man who has it in use. Call on or
leave orders at George Yale's, opposite
Ochlrich's grocery. 9-Cm
LIFE INSURANCE CO.
Or Claclaaatl, hie.
John Davie, President.
. P. Marshall, Secretary.
Issues the popular Life Bate Endow
tvar ann nnn anlrf in Nebraska ! the
pnst two years,'and over 50,000 ia'Co
Also makes loans on Real Estate oa
Ion;; timo at a low rate of interest. For
terms apply to - '
M. D. THURSTON, Special Ag't.
Offick: At Journal Sanctum, Co
lumbus. Xebr. 40-tf .
Crockery and Glassware
You will always find a FRESH and well
Fancy Groceries an 4 Urn
Teas a Specialty.
Wo handle tho colebrated
Ceflrt ills Floor aMM
Highest market prloo paid Tor
City orders delivered free of charge.
ISTTclephonc No. 26.
FROM & WAKE,
l(Uf Celaataam IVea.
Our quotations of tho markets arc ob
tained Tuesday afternoon, and are correct
and reliablo at the time.
Corn in car 16
Oats new 16
Oats (white) - 18
Potatoos, new 33030
FatHogs 36003 80
Fat Cattle "7004 00
COAI" . r nn
Iowa ?5 00
Hard 14 CO "
Rock Springs nut " "
Rock Springs lump " J M
Colorado 6 0
Mite Marl Works!
UOSniEHTS, BSASSTQSES, STC, ETC.
ISfThK being the only shop in Platte
county whure any carving or engraving
is done, wc ai-e,of course, enabled to give
better general satisfaction than any
11th St., south of U. P. Depot,
COLUMBUS, - NEBRASKA.
SPEICE & NORTH.
General Agents for tho Sale of
Union Pacific, and Midland Pacific
R.R. Lands for sale at from $3.00to10.00
per acre for cash, or on live or ten years
timo, in annual payments to suit pur
chasers. We have also a large and
choice lot of other lands, improved and
unimproved, for sale at low price and
on reasonable terms. Also business and
residence lots in the city. Wc keep a
complete abstractof title to all real es
tate in Platto County.
AIWAYS ON HAND A FULL AND
NEW LINE OK GROCERIES
CANNED AND DRIED, of all KINDS
GUARANTEED TO BE OF
DRY GOODS !
A GOOD & WELL SELECTED STOCK
ALWAYS AS CII EAP AS THE
BOOTS &SH0ES !
-TUAT DEFY COMPETITION.
BUTTER AND EGGS
Andall kinds of country produce la.
ken in trade, and all yoods deliv
ered free of chary e to any
part of the city.
KEEP ONLY THE BEST GRADES OF
a-l EcmV raaaLLBW lata!