The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, September 22, 1886, Image 2

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"Act well
honor lies."
your part, thore all the
The Umatilla Iudians had aboot
eighteen thousand acres in wheat
this year,
Cbatek Lake in southern Oregon
is over 2,000 feet deep the deepest
in America.
Chili has granted the widow of
Vice Admiral Lynch a pension of
f6,000 a year.
Minister Cox to Turkey, was
about starting for home on a furlough
owing to ill health.
New Obleans expended $2,000,000
in building improvements during the
year ending September L
The city council of Minor, 111., has
passed an ordinanco forbidding the
sale of cider inside the city limits.
It is estimated that about one hun
dred thousand species of flowering
plants are now known to botanists.
Tns lumbermen of Fairfield, Mo.,
are preparing to cut upwards of
25,000,000 feet of lumber thiB winter.
The bank statement at New York
last week shows the banks then held
$87,034,000 in excess of legal require
ments. The Suequebanna is the thoroughly
Pennsylvania name of a $250,000 steel
steamship just lauuehed ou the lakes
at Buffalo.
A Canadian great-grandfather was
recently present at the christening of
his one hundred and seventeenth de
scendent. The newest weapon of war is an
electric sword. Run a foemau
through with it and death follows
from tbo shock.
A TWELVE-rouNDER brass cannon
that saw eervice in 1770 is part of the
armament of tho new Canadian
cruiser Arcadia.
A. G. Sedgwick, special United
States agent to Mexico, positively
denies tho charge of intoxication
brought against him.
To show how cheap cotton goods
are, a Boston lady recently made a
child's dress for ten cents, nine cents
for material and one cent for thread.
Alva Millek, aged 10, a daughter
of John Miller, of Wilber, Neb., was
killed by lightning the other after
noon while playing on the sidewalk.
No man has ever lived a right life
who has not been chastened by a
woman's love, strengthened by her
courage and guided by her direction.
The twentieth State Fair for Ne
braska, just closed at Lincoln, has
been a decided success iu every par
ticular. In attendance and fiuancial
The virtues do not all abide with
the man who assumes them, because
it has been the policy of more than
one deceiver to "assume a virtue, if
you have it not."
It has been suggested and propos
ed to use in case of dead bodies,
cementation as eomething better
tbau incineration, or the present
mode of interment.
The Denver Electric Railway is
proving a prolific source of run-a-waye.
Horses, not understanding
what the motive power can be, are
very much afraid of it.
The Hewbrew Standard, in describ
ing persons lookiug after felicity
saye, "Mauy run about after felicity
like an absent-minded man looking
for his hat, which is on his head."
The public school of this country
now employ over three hundred
thousand teachers, and pay $C2,000,
000, a not very flattering annual
average of a little more than $200
James Fkost, the mau who drove
off a team of mules belonging to Mose
Alleu, near Bluo Springs, Neb , was
captured the other night near Marys
ville. Mo., with the team in his pos
session. Deputy United States Marshal
Bracket arrested the other morning
at the St. Paul Work House W. J.
Glenn on the charge of being impli
cated in tbo Minneapolis postoffico
A man was recently fined $5 in the
Denver Police Court for fast driving,
and a man who was run over by him
and made the complaint, was fined
the samo amount for using profane
language in tho encounter.
Late news from Coroa states that
the deaths from Asiatic cholera, from
July 15 to 25, numbered 3,170. Since
then, from 200 to 497 have died daily.
Coffins could not be obtained, and the
bodies were wrapped in sacking.
The Journal is under obligations
to John Fitzgerald for a pamphlet on
the Irish question by Gladstone,
I The History of an Idea, II Les
sons of the Election. It is a pleasure,
a delight to read what Gladstone has
to .say, and this volume will be
treasured in the Journal library.
A most astonishing phenomenon of
the Japanese earthquake was the
splitting of the Papandayang Moun
tain. In a flash of lime it was split
into several parts. Where the lone
Mountain had stood loomed up seven
Deaks each some 7,000 feet high.
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Herr Schmidt, an accomplished I
LA.i:.llntflt rlts mama mnwna I
German horticulturist, who was some I
time ago sent to Eaet Africa to
introduce tbe cultivation of- Europ
ean kitchen garden vegetables and
cars, reported that after repeated
trials tbe experiment, has completely
The following is from the last
Fremont Tribune. We hade known
of the matter at the time, but suppos
ed that something had since been
On the 21st day of August, Robert
Gregg, a well kaown citizen of Fre
mont and ex-Sheriff of Dodge connty
left on the U. P. road telling his
wife he was going to Columbus.
Sinco that time nothing has been
heard of Mr. Gregg excepting a short
conversation with the Sheriff of
Platto coanty at Columbus
when he said he was going to Chey
enne. Mrs. Gregg is suffering great
uneasiness regarding his absence as
she says, "although his business as a
private detective has often kept bim
away, he always kept ber posted as
to his whereabouts and usually told
his mission and probable route." He
disposed of his cigar store and busi
ness but a short time before he left
and the supicion of his friends is
that be possibly may have nfet with
some accident. Fremont Tribune.
Lucius Fairchild, Commander-in-chief
G. A. R. was at Charleston,
S. C, and investigated, in person
the unfortunate condition of her
citizens, and is satisfied that a large
sum of money is yet required to re
lieve their actual wants, ' besides
what has already been received. He
feels confident that every comrade
will do what he can to bring com
fort and happiness to-tho stricken
people He therefore requests the
department commanders to call each
post in their departments at once to
appoint a committee which shall col
lect such sums as their comrades and
fellow citizens in the cities, villages
and on the farms may desire to con
tribute. Money should be transmit
ted to department headquarters,
whence it will be sent to W. A.
Coweteray, Esq., mayor of Charles
ton, and distributed undor the di
rection of a committee to the relief
only of the worthy and necessitous.
A long time ago Commander Mor
rison, of tho Royal Navy, published
some observations ou earthquakes.
He said "earthquakes generally fol
fow close on the heels of eclipses.
At the period, of the earthquake
many aspects will bo found between
the planets in the heavens." The
Boston Advertiser says "in the
present instance an eclipse of the buu
on August 29th. Jupiter nd Uranus
were in conjunction with the moon
August 31st On the same day there
were important aspects between the
sun and Jupiter and between Mara
and Uranus. Mars is at present in
Scorpio, which has been supposed to
be another circumstance favoring the
production of earthquakes".
Platte county sends to the re
publican state convention a solid
delegation for Hon. Leander Gcrrard
for governor. It is said that Mr.
Gerrard is in the race to stay, and
will have considerable backing from
the northwest. It is very evident
that the governor will not be nom
inated on the first ballot, and uo con
fident predictions can be made as to
the outcome of the race. Mr. Ger
rard has lately entered the field, but
is an experienced politician. Lin
coln Journal.
' The members of the convention,
representative men from the various
townships, who unauimously and
enthusiastically expressed their pref
erence for Mr. Gerrard for governor,
can do much during the coming
week to further the good cause. Let
us have, not only a voting delega
tion of seven, but a working delega
tion of seventy at Lincoln. At a
convention it often happens that a
good deal can be done in a little
while, by a score or two of solid
James G. Blaine, jr., and Miss
Maria Nevins were united iu mar
riage on the 13th inst, iu the rectory
of St. Joe's Roman Catholic church
iu New York City, Father Thomas
J. Ducrey, pastor of the church, per
forming the ceremony. Miss Nevins
is a daughter of Col. Richard Nevins,
of Columbus, Ohio, and her maternal
grandfather was Hon. Samuel Me
dary, a long-time editor of the Ohio
Statesman. Young Blaine is said to
be the favorite of his distinguished
Recent news from Havana states
that the springs that appeared not
long ago near the village of Ceibadel
ague continue to flow in undiminish
ed volume, and, in spite of efforts to
deflect the water from its course,
the inundation is increasing. A
portion of the village is now more
than three feet under water. The
inhabitants are panic stricken and
are leaving the locality in increasing
We believe that Platte County Re
publicans have a fair show to secure
the nomination of Hon. Leander
Gerrard for governor, and it becomes
r rAnnhiic in th ennnt? to
everv reDUbucan in the countv to
put his shoulder to the wheel and
make good, the purpose of our
county convention in commending
him to the republicans of the state as a
suitable man to fill tho high office of
Near Middletown, N. Y., is a
curiosity that is creating widespread
attention. It is a spring, the water
f which is cold as Ice and as clear as
crystal. In digging down two or
three feet, wherever the water has
touched everything is crystalized.
Leaves, grass, feathers, and grass
hoppers can be clearly traced id the
beautiful white limestone. Large
numbers of these specimens are be
ing carried away daily.
"Were you aot a little bard oh Mr.
Carnes last week ?" asked a friend.
D Mwer, all we have to say is that
fce of Mr CarBMB 8tyle
of serving the public ; Mr. Caraes is
a very pleasant gentleman, socially,
and has a great deal more than or
dinary ability. I his political saean-
bom, to-to speak, he has the merit
tent I
of being ceaaieteat, persiitast
It was reported last week at Fort
Benton, Mont., that a bead of Indians
were out among the white people on
a horse-stealing and murdering ex
pedition. News of their depreda
tions had been brought to the Fort
by a courier. Cowboys went in hot
pursuit of the Indians, and if they
should como up with them they will
give them a hard deal.
The trial of Thomas Casey, charg
ed with robbing a stage coach of
0,000 government funds last January
was in progress last week in the dis
trict court at Cbadron. Ten law
yers were engaged in the case and
fifty-one witnesses were examined.
The jury, after fully considering tbe
evidence, returned a verdict pro
nooncing Casey not guilty.
Jas. McDonald writes us from
Holt couuty that their senatorial and
representative district elected Yan
Wyck delegates by a vote of two to
one. The delegates are : H. G. Cross,
C. H. Gardiner, O. Wallace, M. Y.
McElheny, J. A. Phillips, L. A.
Woodward, L. Cleveland, J. Leather
man, A. H. Rungan, J. W. Hunter,
P. Hagerty.
The returns from tbe election
show that the republicans have car
ried their ticket by an increased ma
jority. Ormsbee, republicau candi
date for governor, received 37,031 ;
Shurtlefl; democrat. ,17,091; Seely,
prohibition, 1,832. Edmunds will
have a large majority of the repre
sentative Malae.
Maine has gone republican and
elected her governor by over 12,000
plurality. Every congressional
district carried by big majorities.
Both branches of the legislature will
be strongly republican. The prohibi
tion vote is much smaller than had
been expected.
An interesting ghost story is told
that a widow living at Fiulay, Ohio,
is visited every evening by her de
ceased husbaud, who still clings to
tbo old rocking chair, oven though
his bones lie in the cemetery. The
chair begins to rock every evening,
and the widow is sure that her bus
dand's spirit occupies it.
The Omaha Jtejmblican charges
that "Democratic campaign docu
ments are being franked through the
mails. Before the days of phenomen
al honesty and Jeffersonian simplic
ity such a thing would be referred
to by tbe organs as an infamous out
rage upon tbe horny-handed tax
payer and honest yeomanry."
We have received a call for a peo
ple's state mass convention to meet
at Liucoln October 8, which we will
publish next week as a portion of tbe
political history of the times. Tbe
object of this meeting is to nominate
a state ticket and to select delegates
to a national convention Feb. 22, '87 at
Wind storms near Hartford, Conn.,
and New York City occurred tbe
other evening. At tbe former place
its course was through the timber
where it cut a straight path an
eighth of a mile wide, aud at the
latter place was very severe displac
ing every loose thing in its course.
A Fable.
Children at school have been
known to work hard for tbe "rewards
of merit" that are distributed at stated
times, but there are school child
ren not a few who try to learn,
without reference to rewards of
Waihiagtaa letter.
(From our regular correspondeut.)
Washington, September 14, 188G.
Of all tbe Cabinet officers of tbo
present administration, Mr. Bayard
appears. to be tbe most ill-starred in
bis selection of men. We have long
been traduced of foreign nations be
cause of the ignorance and vulgarity
of tbe members of our diplomatic
and consular service. The Sedgwick
scandal has scarcely been silenced,
when we hear of another in relation
to our Consul at Hong Kong, ex-Senator
Robt. E. Withers. Tho poople
of the great Chinese city most have
very little respect for America, if
they judge her by ber representa
tives. Of late serious charges have
been laid at tbe State Department
against the present consul there. It
is alleged that be defrauds American
sailors stopping at Hong Kong. A
rigid investigation will be made,
and it will probably result in Mr.
Withors's recall.
Gen. Aitkins, the Commissioner of
Indian affairs, has ordered the
agents at various places on tho Sioux
reservation to issue invitations to the
different attend grand feasts
to be held at the agencies. The ob
ject of this is to count tbe Indians,
and thus arrive at some approximate
idea as to how many there are on the
reservation. Gen. Aitkins believes
that tbe Government is now furnish
ing rations for.a much greater num
ber of Indians than really exist, and
since Congress has failed to make an
appropriation for a census taken in
tbe regular way, the Commissioner
thinks that a call to a feast will cer
tainly bring tbe Indians together, and
enable every buck, squaw and pap
poose to be counted better than by any
other method.
It is a big step from the Sioux res
ervation to the bureau of Engraving
and Printing, but the subject of bow
to make money is always interesting,
and I propose to explain it to your
readers free ot charge. Tbe green
backs, banknotes, bonds, silver and
gold certificates, and postage and
revenue stamps used by tbe United
States are printed at the bnreau of
Engraving and Printing in this city.
The engraver takes a piece of soft
steel, covered with wax, .on which
the design to be represented is. lifjBf
f trrtd. He then scratches tan Upt
of the design on tbe wax, and put
tbe plate into a bath of acid, which
eats into the steel through tbe Tines
cut through tbe wax. The latter is
then removed and the plate hardened
in a fnrnace. A cylinder of soft
steel is. then rolled over the plate,
receiving the impression thereon.
From this cyl inder, now called a die,
any number of plates can be made.
After tho plato has beeu carefully
inspected, it leaves tho engravers'
bauds, aud is sent upstairs to the
As every note has two colors of
ink upon it, it must be priuted twice.
Usually the outer edge is printed
first; then after being dried and
dampened it receives the impression
of the portrait or vignette. Then it
is numbered, tbe white edges clipped
off by a little machine, and smoothed
under a powerful hydraulic press.
It is now ready to be sent to tho
United States Treasurer, who affixes
tbe great seal, or if it is a National
Bank note, it is sent to the bank to
receive the signatures of the presi
dent and cashier.
It may be thought that there is
danger of some of tbe money being
lost or stolen as it passes from hand
to hand. But this great money mill
moves even its most petty detail
with such clock-work system, that
every piece of money, finned or
otherwise, and every piece of paper
accounted forj and the least iSjUf u
larity in one printer's return1 would
be at once noticeable.
It may not be generally known
that American engraving is far su
perior to that of any other nntiou,
and that in thi country the art ha
been brought to such perfectiou that
atthepreseut time notes of fifteen
European and South American na
tionalities are printed in the United
Mnlt Lake City, Ulan.
September, ISSfi.
Dear Journal: Much might be
said, ot interest to your readers in
regard to tho route from the east to
California, but I have not time to
more tbau hint at these. Your cor
respondeut went to California via tho
Atlantic and Pacific or middle route
and is now returning via tho Central
Pacific. On either of theso there aro
nearly a thousand miles in which the
discomforts far exceed tbe pleasures.
In our experieuce the middle route,
said by so mauy to be so hot aud un
pleasant, was not so disagreeable or
uncomfortable as has been the Cen
tral Pacific. On the Middle wo on
countered tho "Mojave Desert" at
"Tbo Needles," just after crossing the
Colorado river. The day before we
reached Tbe Needles tbe thermometer
stood 130 degrees above zero aud the
night before, at midnight, 108 degrees
above zero, and yet we experienced
no special inconvenience from the
heat in travelling across that desert,
during the entire day, as the breeze
caused by the moving of the car was
sufficient to make us comfortable.
The auu was bo hot that by noon it
was impossible to hold your hand on
the car brake wheel. On the Central
Pacific we suffered more with tbe
heat, and combined with it was an
intolerable dust whirl) did uot
trouble us ou the other route. At
condensed milk for our coffee and in
formed that there was not a cow
living within 150 miles of that place.
Here and at Laguna, Gallup, Navajo
Springs, Yucca and other points we
saw plenty of Indiaus, each repre
senting different tribes. The chil
dren aud men were ever ready to ex
hibit their skill in tbe use of tbe bow
aud arrow, when any of tbe passen
gers were ready to put up a nickel or
piece of silver for tbem to shoot at, as
was always done wheu we stopped
long enough for this sport. But
there was one peculiarity about them
in this, that they would not shoot at
or for a copper piece of money, nor
even a ten dollar gold piece, copper
and gold being worthless in their es
timation. They are practically
monn-melallists, but their standard
is strictly silver.
We are now at one of tbe most In
teresting points in our country at the
present time; interesting not only
because of tbe nice city, the beautiful
parks or section of country in which
located, the noted Salt Lake near
whose head it is located, but also
because of the institutions of the
Mormons and polygamy which here
prevail. Every one is able at once to
apprehend the fact that polygamy is
most infamooB, and should be sup
pressed, and yet many may bo dis
posed, honestly, to believe that Mor
moniBm may only be a matter of
opinion and hence should not bef in
terfered with by our government, as
should polygamy. In conversation
with intelligent citizens of Salt Lako
we were assured that Mormonism ia
but little better than polygamy ; that
the latter is infamous in its relation
to the family circles, while the former
is traitorouB in its relation to the
government; that there is no prin
ciple or teaching in Mormonism that
is in harmony with our republican
institutions, but that on the other
hand tbe teachings of Mormonism
are undemocratic, and disloyal to tbe
government. The gentiles of this
city and territory have been made to
rejoice with exceeding great joy at
tbe appearance of bo many old sol
diers on the way to and from Cal
ifornia. Perhaps ten - or fifteen
thousand old soldiers have stopped
here going or coming, and their
presence has given new courage to
the gentiles and corresponding de
pression tc tbe Mormons and
poly garni sts. These have been led to
realize, as never before, that this
government was supported and de
fended by these men ia tbe hour of
need aad should their service be
again demanded they would be just
as ready to respond. Public meet
ings were held in the city and many
representative old soldiers were'
enabled to give a word of cheer to
those living here, who are loyal to
the principles of our government.
We aiteudvd services in the Mormon
Taberuacle. This is a very large
building, well represented in its out-,
side appearance by the half of a
water- melon, with the rut side
downward, except as to size. It
prescntfe uo artistic beauty whatever
from the outside, Ike rounded roof
going down to within ten or fifteen
feet of the ground. On the inside it
is 150 by 250 feet, will teat fifteen
thousand people nnd in taid to have
held, at one time, twenty thousand
people; it is provided with a grand
organ, said to he the second best in
the United States; the choir is com
posed of from forty to fifty voices,
nearly equally divided between male
and female voices, tbe male voices
being on one side of the great organ
and the females on tbe other, at a
half angle to the audience; iu front
of the organ and within the line of
the choir are three pulpits, one
elevated above the other, each of
which has a platform with seats,
upon which are a number of rep
rcHenlatives of the church, occupying
the first, cecond or third pulpit or
platform, according to their standing
in the church. After the opening
exercipea of singing and prayer, ten
elders or the chinch step in trout of
the aliar whoie they proceed to
break the bread for the cacrament,
which taken from five to ten minutes,
when ten young hoys mke the bread
to pass through the audience, and in
a similar way dispose of the wine.
The pa-isiug oi the bread aud wine
occupy a irieaf pmt oi the. time of the
service. Soots after the bread is
staited through the congregation the
preacher commences his crti)on,
without any regard to ihe other part
of tho Porvicp. The day wo were
there a Mr. Hoherto, who for
eighteen months past has beeu en
gaged in missionary work (as he
called it) in the United States, but
principally iu the southern states,
preached. His text was, "Blessed
are ye when men revile you and
persecute you, He." You may well
conclude what the character of the
address was. Wo nevor saw an
audience gathered anywhere which
iu every appearance seemed to rep
resent as low au average of intel
ligence, culture, or refinement, in
proportion to the number present, as
characterized that iu tho Mormon
Taburniclc. It seemed to bo com
posed very largely of Englishmen,
who from their appearance looked to
be the mmt "hull-heailed" or ail
English people, Swedes and Nor
wegians, belonging to that class of
which it has been said, if their
leaders were to tell them to kill a
man because he was opposed to them,
they would at once consider it a
sacred aud religious duty. It
Moruiouibiu is to he judged by tho
cuaracter of the audience which we
saw, and not by what it has done and
is doing, even that would be enough
to condemn it. The advent of two
lines of railroads to this place, the
coming of thousands of people, tbe
determined stand of the gentile peo
ple and the influence of the govern
ment, all combined, will speedily
hasteu the day when this "Twin
relic of barbarism" shall be wiped
out from the face of the earth, as it
should be. Honest, intelligent
believers iu tbe Mormon faith else
where, should make one pilgrimage
to Utah and stay thefe long enough
to learn what Mormonism is, in its
stronghold, and they would forever
thereafter renounce it.
But enough for this time, as my
letter is already too length)'.
A. J. Sampson.
In this department the people talk, and
not the editor. Each writer must hold
uiiUkHf ready to defend bis principles
and his statcineuts of facts. "Iu the mul
titude of counsel there is wisdom." Ed.
Headquarters, Sept. 12th, '86.
Editor Journal : Chas. H. Van
Wyck must go. We have said it,
We have no use for him he is not
our style of a man, and we can't de
pend on bim in au emergency; any
man occupying the position he does,
and who has the brazen effrontery to
appeal to tbe people instead of ap
pealing to us, to decide who shall be
our next Senator, shows that he is
imbued too much with the principles
of tbe common herd to again adorn
that great conservator of tho interests
of organized capital known as the
"American House of Lords." The
idea that the people 'should be
allowed to express a preference as to
wbo should represent them in the U.
S. Senate, is not only supremely
absurd, but if allowed to become a
common thing would entirely do
away with the little love feasts and
distribution of money always con
nected with the election of U. S.
Senators in our. state legislatures,
practically taking the bread out of
our children's mouths and leaving
our best machine woikers stranded
for want of an occupation. Yes sir,
to uso a homely but expressive
phrase, "It is a ground-bog case with
us." We have either got to beat Yan
Wyck or go to work with tbe com
mon herd, and that woold be a
mighty cold day for us, and those
depending on us for fire wood, and
that other thirsty crowd depending
on us for their supply of fire water.
No sir, we will camp on his track
and turn looso on him our best
trained prevaricators. We will de
nounce bim as a demagogue. We
will turn loose our big dogs tbe,
Metropolitan papers, and we will
throw a little more cold mush to our
little yelpers through the different
counties and between the big dogs in
onr cities and the little curs barking
through tbe country we will make it
so hot for Yan Wyck that he will be
glad to return to the common herd
nnd his farm down in Otoe couuty.
Look at bis record on that little
scheme where our boys bad some
thing like 3,000,000 acres of govern
ment land uicely covered up on the
Northern Pacific. It was bis doings
that compelled us to unload for tbo
benefit of the common herd. Yes,
and he helped them get away with
our little Backbone R. R. scheme
down in Louisiana and many things
that I will explain in my rifext.
Bimark Tews.nt.Ip.
Jacob Karline has been sick.
Road work was in progress last
Louis Heiden, er., is selling bis old
John McGill, jr., has purchased a
new top buggy.
The late rain stopped the threshing
for some little time.
C. II. Sheldon sold a large number
of bis fine bogs recently.
Deedrich Bartler has got a wind
mill put up at his house.
George Hodel bad part of bis wind
mill blown down last week.
Messrs. Crauu and McGill are
puttiug up new buildings again.
Messrs. Heiden and Mueller are
enlarging and walling up their
Robert Heiden returned on the
8lh from Ohio, where he. has been
staying with friend:- for come time.
Quite a number of the farmers hero
have a Jurye amount ot threshing to
do, aud rioiiie have already thro-dms!.
Euiil ('arr lecentiy returned from
Iowa, where he had leen to visit his
aick mother, whom he reports much
There was quite a prairie fire here
one day last week. It originated at
au old hay Mack aud would have
destroyed considerable property had
uot liismarck's citizen turucd out in
force and subdued it ; as it was,
Jacob Suhwauk lost about eight
loads of hay.
Quite an accident happened here
the other night. As Ferdinand
Roinke was going home with a load
of lumber, his team became frightened
at thu rattling ot the lumber and
ran away, throwing Mr. Reiuke off,
and injuriug him, it is thought,
fatally. The wagon was all broken
aud the team litorally cut to piece?,
in O. I). Butler's barb-wire fence,
after having run about a mile.
Charles D. Wilson was plowing
the other day ; he hadn't been
pursuing that healthful occupation
loug before we noticed bim goig out
of the field with horses galloping,
lines flying, and his coat left behind
him. After a little inquiry we found
that he had plowed iuto a bumble
bees uesl ; some few stung the horses
and one made acquaintance with C.
D'a. baud, but did no further injury.
Geese are coming.
Swallows are going.
Corn is maturing fast. Tbe busk
is rather lose, indicating a mild win
ter. For parties feeding cattle for mar
ket, this point would afford a splen
did chance to furnish all tbe corn,
bay, straw and water needed for the
Mr. S. M. Rossom, station agent at
this place, just retured nfrom a visit
to his brother who lives out in the
mountains west ot Laramie; he re
ports regular winter in that region.
Our friends Messrs. John and Win.
Ernst, made a Urge shipment of
their last year's corn, last week, a
traiu load of seven cars, parties from
other points have been patronized,
and homo trade was uot takeu iuto
From a MlmlNter.
Rev. C. T. Clark, a member of the
South Georgia Methodist Conference,
writes from Tatnall county, Ga.:
"One year ago I was taken with
rheumatism, and became almost
helpless for over three mouths. All
tbe remedies used seemed to tail un
til 1 commenced to use Swift's
Specific. I have taken fivo bottles,
and am perfectly sound and well
again. I would have written sooner,
but wailed to see if tho cure was
permanent. And now I unhesitating
ly reccommend S. S. S. as a safe and
reliable remedy for rheumatism. I
have all confidence in its virtue."
It .HeTer Falls.
I have bad blood poison ever since
October, 1885, and obtained no re
lief from any treatment (and I tried
several) until I commenced taking
Swift's SpeciOc. In ono month I
felt as well eh I ever had. I also bad
a good appetite, and was entirely
free from the painB in my shoulder
aud head, which had tormented me
so long. Now all tbo sores and
swellings from my bead are gone.
S. W. McCahtek, No. 76 Madi
son st. New York, April 30, 18 80.
Treatise on blood and skin diseases
mailed free.
Tbe Swift Specific Co., Drawer 3,
Atlanta, Ga. New York, 157 w. 23d
Votice to lon-Eeident Defendant.
To Julia Manahan:
You are hereby notified that on the SOtu
day of August, 1X86, Joseph Manahan
filed a petition against you in tbe district
co'urt of Platte county, Nebraska, the
object and prayer of which are to obtain
a divorce from you and for tbe custody of
all the children tb'at are tbe itue of the
marriage, on tbe following grounds:
(l)Tbat you have, at sundry times and
divers places, committed adultery with
one William Edgerton, and (2) that you
wilfully abandoned tbe plaiutitf without
good cause. You are required to answer
said petition on or before tbe 20th day of
September, 1886.
Joskph Manahan, Plt'lT.
By bis Atty's,
Higgins A Garlow. laep-Jw
I IsMs vi scans, sat tkoss bo writs to
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temmdo-mmA l!vaaibnA-tSAlilifiAw
ifrosisloUBsray. Boas bsts I
lenraJNlssdsT. akssriss, toss old. CspKal
stisoslrsl. TossissMrtsi fras. then soslsftst sacs
rfaraoTsncasuiiuiiiiaM, im.
Teas, Coffees, Sugar, Syrups,
Dried and Canned Fruits,
and other Staples a
Geodw Dellrered Free to
part of the City.
Cor. Thirteenth and K Streets, near
A. ifc JV. Depot.
V-CtT&Be Diphtheria. Croup. Asthata. Bronchitis.
DiATfhota. Kidney TronbUa. and Spinal Diseases.
ucinnuH. ububu. """" LatuB.WBfionirii
These pills were a wonderful dlacorerr. No others
rcurve an ouur or auim. log uuormauoa around easa box la worth tea tl:
(j " -. mb. T . -T
rule, jrtaa out aooox uea ana yoa will always be thaanul. Oaevlll a m
free. S3ldererjrwhere.orsentbymaiiraT33o.lnstaiaps. Dr. I. S. JOfcrsOsT
re. or seat by mail far 33a. in stamps. Dr. I.S. JOfcrsOsTlOO..
.iKriuMii uonamou
- o-rdtr la absolutely
pure and highly con
centrated. Onoounoe
is worth a pound of
riT other kind. It !
trcetly a tcrrticiaa to
be giveu with rood.
ILnM uMHVKA-A -..-..- .
'v ! i ywyiy. wr a.ui
In the District Court of IMattc Countv,
Nebraska. In the matter of thu estate
oi t lianes lleitsiuaii, deceased.
Kiist, 18$i;, this cause eame on fnr
hearing on the petition of I. .1. NieboN.
executor of uaid estate, heretofore tiled
in this case, praying for a license to sell
certain real estate belonging to the estate
of said deceased, to-vit: The west half
of the northwest uuarter. of section
tifteen, and the south half of northwest
quarter of section ten, all in town-hip
twenty, north, ramje one, ean of tin
sixth principal meridian, iu said 1'Ialle
County, Nebraska, to pay the debts and
liabilities ol said deceased: It is therefore
ordered by the Court that this caiue be
continued for service of notice, and that
all persons interested in said estate ap
pear before the Judge or said Court at the
Court House in Col umbus iu said County
or Platte, on the 18th day of Octohe r,lbN!,
at one o'clock p. m., to show cause why
licence should not be granted to said
Kxeciitor to sell saitl lands, to pav the
debts and liabilities of said deceased. It
is further ordered that a copy or this or
der be served by publcation iii tin
hus . Iouknai., published in -aid couuty
for rour successive weeks, prior to said
IStb day ofOetober. 1SM A. M. Post.
State or Nebraska,) Judge.
Hatte County, f ""
I, O. lleitkeiuper. Clerk of the District
Court iu aud lor said county, do hereby
certify that the above and foreijoiug is a
true and correct copy of the original or
der in said cause, as the same appears of
record aud is on tile in my office.
Witness my hand and the seal of said
Court at Columbus this tiSth day of Au
gust, A. D., IMStf. G. Hhukkmi-kk,
By (J. Si'kice, Clk.Dlst.Ct.
Dept. I.pt4w
Notice of Chattel Mortgage Sale.
"VTOTICE is hereby given that by virtue
i of a chattel mortgage, dated on the
loth day ol Jlay. 1SA1, and duly tiled for
record in the oth'ce of the county clerk or
Platte county, Nebraska, on the 'JTith day
or May, 13A",aud executed by D. I,. Arm
strong to C. II. Davi, to secure the pay
ment of the sum of flll.oo, and upon
which there is now due the xim of 100.00,
together with $."o.imi damages for nou
fulnllnient of contract. Default having
been made in the payment of saiil sum.
therefore I will sell, at public auction, the
properly luereiu uescriuen,viy:uuesieam
boiler, pipe and tittings belonging there
to, one small sheet-irou boiler, three Iron
crates, two vats, one crane, one vice, two
nine tongs, two monkey-wrenches, four
wooden tallies ami trays, live casus of
tin fruit cans containing about 2,000 cans
aud all the ti.vtures belonging to the can
uiug house ol'C. II. Davis.
Sale to take place at the canning house
situated immediately hnek of ((chinch's
grocery store iu the city of Columbus,
Platte county, Nebraska, ou the 7th day
or October, ss at one o'clock p. m., of
said day.
Dated llth day ot September, lssi;.
C. II. Dams,
- .Mortgagee.
By his Atty's Higgins .t (Jarlow.
To all whom it may concern :
The commissioner appointed to view
and report upon tbe location or a public
road commencing at the S. K. corner of
the N.E. yA of N. E. i or Section IS,
Town IT, Itangc 1 cast, and running
thence south mile more or less, on
section line to S. E. corner or N. K. or
S. K. i or Section 18, thence wet be
tween the N. E. and S. E. '4s or the S. E.
i of Section 18 until it intersects the
"GottschalK" road, has reported iu favor
of the location thereof.
The same commissioner upon the vaca
tion of that part or the "(Jottsehalk''
road lying between the above described
intersections and station No. ." or said
road, has reported in favor of vacation
thereof, as requested by petitioners.
Now all objections to the location or
vacation of the above described roads,
or claims for damages caused thereby,
must be tiled in the County Clerk's
office on or before noon or the lt;th day
or November, 180, or the said lines or
road will be duly established, and va
cated, as called for without refcrcuce
Dated, Columbus ci., ept. hui isfett.
John Stauffkk,
Scptl.4w County Clerk.
In the matter or the estate or Columbia
I). Clother, deceased.
pursuance of an order of Hon. A. M.
Post, judge of the district court of Platte
county, Nebraska, made on the 4th day
of September, 1SXJ, for the sale or the
real estate hereinafter described, there
will be sold at the Clother House, in the
city or Columbus, Platte county, Nebras
ka, on the Uth day or October, lsX, at one
o'clock afternoon, at public vendue, to
tbe highest bidder for cash, the interest
held by said Columbia D. Clother, de
ceased, in the real estate belonging to tbe
late Iirm of C. D.& G. W. Clother, to wit:
The undivided one-half interest iu and to
lot No. eight, in block No. eighty-six, iu
the city of Columbus, Platte county, Ne
braska, on which is erected a hotel,
known as the Clother House, subject to
the liens thereon, anil also the undivided
one-third interest in and to the east half
of lot No. seven iu said block No. eighty
six in said city, subject to the liens
thereon; said sale will remain opeu one
Dated Sept. 15, IS.
IGkorgk A. Scott.
Administrator of the estate of Colombia
D. Clother, deceased.
j.-.v.j ...,iirHm "jniu lorwciUlUIHlBni, Hf "T ISTl " " " T "TV " .T
U holesale aad Retail Dealers ia
Fresh and Salt Meats,
And Fresh Fish.
Ali Kinds of.Satisage a Specialty.
UarCasu paid Tor Hides, Pelts, Tallow.
Highest market price paid for fat cattle.
Olive Street, aecond door north of
First National Bank.
Boots & Shoes, Hats & Caps,
(roup UthmaJSroBefcltls. Kwindgto. BhwsiMis. ZlMdla at tfee ton.
;Un Coutfi.vrhooplMCoush. Catarrh. Cholera Morbus. DtmUit. ChraSS
.and Spinal PI aeaa eaPaaphlat freo. Dr. L 8. Joaaaoa C. Boatoa. auav
. : T - T --
like them latlia vl. will
will Mkohsaalay
Ilk it. It oum
11 diseases oThsas.
& worth Its w4t.t
fa sold. Illustrated
osMhsa eholsra and
.Tr . T -T T - r J" T iT
MJMm a eV wWMJIUsl el ju,
Roller Mills!
.CfflG.EE DUOS., Proprietors,
Flour, Feed;
Bran, Snorts
And Meal,
All Kinds s Grain..
'WAY UP," Patent,
"We guarantee our flour to be equal to
any Hour manufactured in the state.
We call the attention of the public to
the fart that we make a specialty or ex
changing Hour, bran and shorts for
wheat, as good Hour and a much or it as
any other mill in this part of the "state;
also the exchange or corn meal for corn!
We have put in special machinery for
grinding rye Hour and buckwheat Hour.
I3T Satisfaction guaranteed. Please
give us a call. :M-Feb-'tS-y
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CleckN, Jewelry
Strict attention given to repairing of
Watches and Jewelry. J3T"W1I1 not be
undersold by anybody.
Ne-BJaTABtie, Opposite Cletfcer Heaasi.
Red Clover,
Red Top, and
Blue Grass Seed
Herman Oelilrich & Bro's.
Grocery Store.
Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware
Job-Work, Soofin? &d Gntttr
ing a Specialty.
fiTShop on Olive Street, 2 doors
north or brodfeuhrer'a Jewelry Stor.
We want Agents, both ladies and gen-
tleiuen, to sell our Standard Works. Gift
Books, Family Bibles and Albums.
1 revious experience unnecessary.' Posi
tions worth from V4 to3Mper
year. Now is the time to commence.
Do not delay but address at once, E. P.
JOBDAN & CO., St. Louif,Mo. 16-w-lO.
i tho ass or a box or
pssraraiy curs or
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