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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 1887.
A. iS. TIME TABLE.
Pass. , Freight.
Leaves Columbus SiMa.m. 4:5i.m.
Bellwood 8:I3 " 5:25 "
David City I SW " 6:10 "
Seward 10:0.-. " 8:15 "
Arrive at Lincoln ll:15 " 11:45
fm .... 1.....a T.inMiln at 3Ti!i n TTl.- HT1I1
arrive at Columbns 70 p. m; the freiKht leaves
Lincoln at 7:00 a. m., and arrives at Columbus at
J.-WO p. m.
UNION PACIFIC TIME-TABLE.
Atlantic Ex. I:0S a. m
it. 1ih1 " 823 "
Pacific Ex. 11:13 p in.
Denver 1:55 i. m.
Ni. 24 Fr't . S-S5 p. m.lNo.23 Fr't.. 4:25
Chicago " 2:41 p. m.
(i. 1. local. . H:iu
Phxs. arrie 155 p. m.Ltsavi. .
Fr't " 1050 " ILeae. .
... 8:15 p.m.
.. 800 a.m.
Arrives 150 p. m. I Leaven 2:10 p. .
The mixed train on the Albion branch con
nects at Genoa with a niixed train for hullerton
and Cedar Rapids.
J. It. Mmoheb, Apent.
SSfAU notices under thin heading will !
charged at the rate of $2 a year.
A LEBANON LODGE No. 58, A. F. & A. M.
-ft--Kegular meetings 2d Wednesday in each
ljK month. All brethren invited to attend.
j. e. Nobth, w. M.
H. P. Coolidok, Sec'j . 20jul
Head Pittenger'd Btory.
Dill pickles al E. Fold's.
Clothing at cost ut Miller's.
The .TomiNAL office Tor job work.
-Bed quilta only i)0o at Kramer's.
Subscril)e ihw for the Jourkal.
To Stoen llaRselbalch's for tfood rif,'8.
Organs! Call at A. & M. Turner's.
Good Scotch capa at Miller's forf0c.
Tlunrich loans money on town prop
erty. -Now suit inns just received at Kra
mer's. The .Iouksai, for job printing of all
- Christmas trees, order early at
Fitz's." 3-31 -it
The largest stock or fur caps in the
city at Miller's.
Buy of Arnold and jet a chance for
tho gold watch.
-Mr. Dana has sot up his new hay
p ress at Richland.
See the purest diamonds at lowest
figures at Arnold's.
- Xmas goods follow the crowd to
E. 1). Fitzpatrick's.
-Overcoats and 'suits at very low
ligures at Kramer's.
Don't loose your Journals contain
ing Pittenger's story.
Sheriff-elect Bloedorn takes an oc
casional day in the city.
Best line of Christmas presents at
lowest prices. A. J. Arnold.
Mufflers, Hdkfs. and other useful
holiday presents at Kramer's.
As good as the best, and as cheap as
the cheapest, at J. B. Delsman's.
Choice buckwheat Hour and maple
syrup at Herman Oehlrich .t Bro.
J. C. Fillman 6eems to le recover
ing rapidly from his severe illness.
Toys -the great western rush has
commenced at E. D. Fitzpatrick's.
Delsman keeps good goods, and will
not allow himself to le undersold.
- Cloaks and dress goods in great
variety and very cheap, at Kramer's.
The best, assortment of dinner sets
and lamps at Herman Oehlrich & Bro.
- Mr. Saunders of the Platte Center
Argus gave us a pleasant call Monday.
Four dollars will buy a good over
coat at Miller Bros., regular price $6.00.
-Crockery, glassware and lamps at
the lowest prices, at John Heitkemper's.
Don't buy any real estate without
getting an abst ract from Gus. G. Becher
& Co. 15-tf
Lost A pair of spectacles, with leath
er case. Please leave at the Journal
Tho finest car load of choice Xew
York winter apples at Herman Oehlrich
--David Smith has some specimens of
ore from his brother Frank's mine in
Gus. G. Becher & Co. have complete
abstracts of all real estate in Platte
Subscriptions for the Nebraska
Family Journal, 31 a year, taken at
- Dwelling houses and business build
ings for rent. Call at Weaver's real
Canvass tho merits of the Domestic
sewing machine before investing money
in any other. lOtf
Miss Alice Cowdery, formerly of
this place now of Lincoln, has been dan
Early Rose, Early Ohio and Snow
flake potatoes for sale for seed. Wm.
Jones, Columbus. 34eow-tf
When you insure with Henrich yon
know that you will be dealt with honor
ably in case of loss.
Julia Moore has a communication
in today's Journal concerning reports
in circulation about her.
The Columbus State Bank makes
real estate loans on most favorable terms.
Money on hand. No delay. 1
The M. E. church are making an
effort to liquidate their church debt.
It appears to be about $500.
Henrich is general agent for the in
surance of horses, mules and cattle for
Platte and adjoining counties.
The city advertises for bids for the
purchase of $30,000 bridge bonds, to be
received up to noon, Dec 24th.
P. W. Henrich is expecting a visit
Boon from Denver relatives, Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Walker and J. S. Henrich.
The Western Cottage Organs are the
best. Get prices of G. W. Kibler, travel
ing salesman for A. & M. Turner. tf
The new pastor for St. Mary's
. church, Grand Prairie township, is Rev.
Anthony. Humphrey Democrat
The $30,000 city bridge bonds of
Columbus were presented to the state
auditor Friday hut for registration.
All wool double-fold triquots 50 cts
per yard, at Kramer's.
Dried beef, chipped ready for table
use, at John Heitkemper's.
For candies to hang on the Christ
mas tree call at Herman Oehlrich's.
The celebrated Lehigh hard coal,
$13 a ton, delivered. L.W. Weaver k Co.
Perfumery sets and fancy goods suit
able for Christmas presents at Stillman's
drug store. 1
Trade with us and get the ticket
that will draw the gold watch and other
prizes. A. J. Arnold. 4-34-2t
Fred Reed begins a school in Cres
ton twp. next week. The Journal will
be glad to hear of his success.
Dried fruits, raspberries, prunes,
plums, currants, apricots, apples, dates,
raisins, at John Heitkemper's.
Henry Behrens and John Brugger
sold fine lots of hogs in town last week,
one getting $4.80 the other $4.90 a hun
dred. Buy the "Red School House" shoes
at Kramer's. They give the best of sat
isfaction, for children's wear particu
larly. The Journal is on sale, each week,
at the book and news stores of E. D.
Fitzpatrick and G. S. Davis, at 5 cents
The whereabouts of Arch Floyd,
who left the city several weeks ago leav
ing numerous debts lehind, are not yet
- Sheriff-elect Martin C. Bloedorn
moves to the city today, and will occupy
one of Mr. Gluck's residences near Prof.
George Moore and Miss Lydia Hill,
daughter of Til ton Hill, were married
Nov. 23d, at. Richland, Rev, W. T. Price
Creston expects to get tho exten
sion of the B. A. M. from Schuyler next
summer They say they are on the sur
Thursday morning last at about six
John Quinn lost his barn by lire, with
1,500 bushels of oats, 1,000 of corn. In
sured for $200.
Don't be deceived by unscrupulous
insurance men, but deal with Henrich,
who has been in the business in Platte
county for years.
Members of the Hyperion Chautau
qua Club had a supper and entertain
ment at Mr. E. O. Wells's residence
- A. & M. Turner are sole agents here
for the sale of the celebrated Western
Cottage Organs, excelled by none, and
equal to the best. tf
Money on hand, no delay in com
pleting loans. Rates and terms as low
as the lowest, and as good as the best.
Gus. G. Becher & Co. 15-tf
- He must be sick indeed who would
prefer the soft south to such fine, invig
orating weather as we have lately been
enjoying in Nebraska.
Kwong Ong, at Chinese laundry,
Eleventh street, Columbus, Neb., has on
hand a fine line of new fashioned French
goods; call and see them. lp
The Circulating Library is now in
full blast at Fitzpatrick's; $2 member
ship fee; 150 volumes. Increase the
number of books by joining.
See ''Business Notices' for sale of
horses, cows, steers, wagon, buggy, etc.,
by D. Anderson, Dec 23d, at 1 p. m.,
without reserve, on long time. 2t
Before investing in a sewing ma
chine, organ or piano, see A. & M. Tur
ner, at their organ depot, or address G.
W. Kibler, their traveling salesman, tf
- A. & M Turner are selling tho
Western Cottage Organ and Domestic
Sewing Machine, both of which stand at
the head of their class, and are guaran
- Wheat was selling as low as 35 cents
in town Monday. There seems to be a
small screw loose somewhere. Perhaps
the Farmers' Association can find just
where it is.
- Steen Hasselbalch has purchased
the Johnson livery stable on 13th street,
and will continue the business. He has
a new line of buggies and can fit you out
with a good rig.
Subscribe for the Nebraska Family
Journal. Thirty-two columns of choice
reading matter, news, stories and mis
cellany every week, for $1 a year. Is
sued by M. K. Turner & Co. tf
Buy the Henry F. Miller pianos of
A. te M. Turner equal to tho very best.
A musical instrument that costs as
much as a small dwelling and lasts a
life-time should be a good one. 33tf
Only one span of the Loup bridge
swayed down Saturday last; a half day's
work will set it right again, and by the
time this reaches yon, the bridge will
undoubtedly be safe again for crossing.
The Columbus Journal and the
Nebraska Familt Journal, both pub
lished by M. K. Turner & Co., Columbus,
Nebraska, for $2.00 a year, if paid in
advance. Specimen copies sent free to
H. H. Lee, who is state agent for the
Iowa State Insurance company, was in
the city Sunday. He recogni7es the
fact, since he made his residence here,
that Columbus is a good point to cir
A petition of the patrons of the
schools, numerously signed, was circu
lated last week, asking the school board
to employ Prof. W. B. Backus to take
the place of Prof. L. J. Cramer. He was
Edward Alstot and Henry Lake are
in jail here awaiting a charge of bur
glar which is said to have been com
mitted at John Riley's saloon in Genoa,
last month. Mr. Riley missed consid
Drusa, infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jos. Miller at Bliss, Wheeler coun
ty, aged six years, died Sunday of croup.
Mrs. Henry Hockenberger of this city
started Monday morning to be with her
mother, Mrs. Miller.
From John Schmoker of Duncan, in
town Monday, we learn that in a race
with hand cars by section men between
Duncan and Silver Creek, one man was
nearly killed, another badly wounded
and a third --done up."
The following officers were elected
- i,o. -nr-i.i. ti, "nv. jj t n n p
Tuesday Dec 6, 1887: H. C. Newman,
N. G.; H. A- Mueller, V. G.; C. A. New
man, Secretary; C A. Speice, Treasurer.
H. J. Hudson, J. E. Hoffman and Chas.
Wake, trustees for the ensuing term.
The Fire Store has just received a
boots, shoes and a full line of gents
furnishing goods, and are etill selling
for 50 cents on the dollar.
P. W. Hennch and C. J. Garlow
made a trip last week through Platte
Center, Humphrey and Lindsay. The
last, Mr. H. says, is just now a pretty
lively little burg, a large quantity of
grain being purchased by dealers.
I will sell $650.00 worth of property
for $350.00; s. e. hi block 7 Oida, worth
$100.00; lots 3 and 4 block 19 Stevens
Addition, worth $300.00, and 5 acres near
Fair ground, worth $250.00. This is a bar
gain. Who wants it? L. W. Weaver.
Mending old skates was the chief
occupation of the young lads about town
Saturday, besides some of the lasses.
They are looking forward to good times
this winter, and the open air should
certainly be better than skating on roll
ers under a roof.
George N. Crawford, late of Omaha,
and John W. Early of this city have
formed a partnership as real estate and
commercial brokers, also loan, invest
ment and collection agents room over
First National Bank. The Journal
wishes them success.
Harry Robison was arrested at
Mendota, HI., but let go again, us the
officers could learn nothing further from
parties here ordering the arrest. He
wrote here to learn what people thought
of him, and to know why he was put
under arrest. Sleek youth.
O. C. Shannon has been appointed
deputy clerk of the district court for
this county, has given bond and entered
upon the duties of the office. Ora is a
good penman, and is capable of filling
the office very creditably to himself and
to the satisfaction of the public.
As we go to press, the county su
pervisors are in session.all present, work
proceeding in good shape. Full particu
lars next issue. The contract for the
Loup bridge was awarded to the King
Bridge Co., of Cleveland, O., at $38,000,
the bridge to be completed July 1, 1888.
John Wise and T. M. Wilson were
pleasant callers at these headquarters
Saturday, but we wish that some fellow
who has a tremendous hard grip would
quietly take hold of John's baud some
day and squeeze the juice out of it,
just for fun, but we want to be there
- Charles Fuller, formerly of Schuy
ler, but who for the past two or three
years has been holding down a claim six
miles west of here, dropped in on us to
day and surprised us. Mr. Fuller is
assisting D. N. Miner in his carpenter
work here for a few days. Garfield Co.
An old attorney remarked the other
day (after meeting with defeat at court)
that his instructor told him when study
ing for the law that there were two ways
to do when the court went against you:
one, to take an appeal; the other, to go
to the village hotel and talk against the
"jedge." He preferred to take an appeal.
Round-trip tickets will be sold at
the Union Pacific depot, this city, Dec.
23d to Jan. 1st, good for one day going
and to Jan. 3d, '88, to start on return
trip, for 1 l fare These will be honored
on Union Pacific and allied roads within
a radius of 200 miles from Columbus. A
good opportunity to visit friends during
John Wuetrich of Butler township,
narrowly escaped a serious accident Sat
urday while coming to town over the
Loup bridge. Going over the spans
that sunk, he got off with his team, just
as the bridge -lowered, and the horses
had to scramble considerably to keep
the weight of the wagon from pulling
Sthphen Waggoner has been ap
pointed shipping agent of the Farmers'
Association of this neighborhood; at the
meeting last Saturday the auditing com
mittee consisting of J. C. Swartsley, J.
H. Drinnin, A. W. Clark, J. Merrill, and
John Watson were appointed to locate a
site for a grain warehouse for the As
sociation. The Association adjourned to
meet at the Court House, Dec. 24th.
From the Carlsbad (Cal.) Sea Lion
we learn that, Ira Mullen of National
City is therefor the Holidays; G. Schntte
will move into his palatial residence next
week; J. H. Richards, visited some old
Nebraska friends at Pomona; Col. S. C.
Smith and wife are spending this week
in San Diego and National City visiting
friends and relatives and making some
purchases to further beautify their al
ready handsome cottage.
The clerical swindler who eonfi
denced the Central City bank some
weeks ago was caught in New York by
Pinkerton's detectives. It seems that
Pinkerton could make nothing of the
case until he got a description of the
man from a newspaper paragraph. He
then recognized an old offender, a man
who had been released from the Illinois
state penitentiary a short time since. It
is best to publish all such escapades
give the facts.
In the case of Dr. D. P. Shevlin
against the village of Platte Center for
services during the small pox farce, and
wliich came up before Jndge Cowdery,
of Columbus, a judgment was rendered
in his favor of $55.00, the plaintiff pay
ing cost of about $20.00 out of a claim of
$63.00. The village had simply "referred"
his account to be itemized before pass
ing upon it. Even at $55.00, his charges
were exhorbitant, and there is some
probability of an appeal being taken.
Hon. O. A. Abbott of Grand Island
passed through the city Saturday on his
way to O'Neill. He has lived in Ne
braska twenty years, and, like all the
rest of us, has unbounded confidence in
the future of the state. He had recently
been at Broken Bow, Custer county, a
comparatively new town but a lively,
solid sample of what the newer portions
of the commonwealth can do in these
latter years brick blocks and dwelling
houses comparing very favorably with
cities of greater pretentions.
E. O. Glines, living on the John Ey
man farm six miles west of Platte Center,
came to the city Wednesday of last
week with his boy,and since 4 o'clock of
that day nothing can be heard of him.
He had $80 or $90 in money and it is
feared he has met foul play. He is a
heavy-set man,weighs about 200 pounds,
medium height, with chin whiskers, and
is about 45 years old. He left his boy at
the train, telling him he would take a
later one. His wife was in the city Mon
day, and knows of no reason why he
should leave home.
Mrs. L Gluck went to Omaha, Friday.
H. M. Winslow was an Omaha visitor
John Lisco of Clarks was in the city
J. B. Shillito of Grand Prairie was in
C. C. Berringer visited G. Heitkemper
at Hastings last week.
R. L. Rossiter of Platte Center was in
town Tuesday morning.
P. W. Henrich and C. J. Garlow, Esq.,
were at Lindsay last week.
Miss Chambers of Niobrara is visiting
her friend Miss Stella North.
Rev. A. Henrich was a pleasant caller
at these headquarters last week.
James Bell of David City was in town
Thursday night on his way to Omaha.
D. A. Lord of Denver came in from
the west Thursday, remaining several
Darwin Clark was down from Creston
Friday. That little burg is flourishing
Wm. Eimors, one of the chief business
men of Humphrey, was in the city Sat
urday. Byron Compton came up from Omaha
Thursday. He likes the Gate city and
his school there.
E. B. Hall of Genoa took a business
trip to Fremont and Omaha last week,"
W. M. Robinson of Lincoln, one of the
most genial traveling men on the road,
was in town Saturday.
D. N. Jennings expects to leave this
week for his old home in Minnesota,
where he has not been for five years.
Geo. M. Baird of the Cedar Rapids
Republican, was in the city Monday and
gave ns a brotherly call. Come again.
F. W. Barnes and family of Madison
passed through the city Wednesday,
bound for San Diego, Cal., where they
spend the winter.
John and Wm. Craig of Schuyler pass
ed through the city Monday bound for
Cedar Rapids to make a short visit with
G. W. Brown's family.
Mr. Griswold, wife and daughter of
Minneapolis, who have been visiting Mr.
G's brother, Rev. Griswold of this city,
left Monday for California.
Mrs. Eliza (Parks) Postle of St. Paul,
Howard connty, passed through the city
Monday homeward bound. She had
been visiting relatives at Creston.
Mr. Lincoln of Pierce, Neb., a heavy
stock man of that county, stopped over
night last week here with his friend H.
M. Winslow. Ho was on his way home
from Chicago, where he had been with
two car loads of fat sheep.
Mr. and Mrs. John Newman of Look
ingglass were in town yesterday. John
has sold his farm of 160 acres, 110 under
cultivation, to W. Wrilson of northeastern
Iowa, for $2,500 cash, and expects to re
move to Columbus after the 1st of March.
John P. Thompson of Custer was in
the city Monday on hie way to Kansas
City. He is an old friend of A. J. Ar
nold and well known to many of our
older citizens. He had with him a spec
imen of tin ore from the Tin mountain
near Custer, and he says that the valua
ble metal is being put out there in fine
shape. An English syndicate represent
ing $10,000,000 with $2,000,000 paid up,
has been formed, and are getting every
thing in readiness for very active opera
tions. That section of country has tin
in very great abundance, and it is only a
question of a few years when the im
portance of this wonderful foundation
of wealth and prosperity will be made
manifest to everybody.
Editor Journal: As yon have pub
lished what purports to be a paragraph
from a Denver paper concerning me, I
wish to say this: that I did marry Her
man Schitterer, but against my own will.
My mother compelled me to do so. I
was but fifteen years old at the time.
While living in Denver, Mr. S. com
menced keeping the company of other
women and gambling, coming home
abusing me like a dog, and not providing
me with provisions'for the house. I did
get a divorce from him, but did not
marry again. Notwithstanding my com
pliance with my mother's will, I have,
through the wicked talk of others lost
my mother's love and today, where I was
once known and had many good friends,
I now have none. When one's own
mother believes the ill that others tell
and puts her child away from her it is
pretty hard to bear. Here I am, sick,
with my babe to care for and support,
when, if it was not for people's vile talk,
I might be with my mother today.
The Lake and Ice project promises
to be a good thing in many respects, for
the city. The young are to have an ex
cellent place for amusement, summer
and winter, fish are to be raised, and a
crop of ice, good and solid, during the
winter. Inquiries are being made from
other portions of the state as to the
success of Mr. Arnold's project; the
State Fish Commission are interested in
results and ask for a report. It may be
the means in helping to call greater
attention throughout the state to the
profit there is in fish culture. If so, it
will be of general benefit, for Nebraska
streams and artificial ponds, well stocked
with fish, means considerable towards
the general welfare.
Hall & Turner now have the right
to manufacture and sell the Marak Ra
dirtor in the counties of Platte, Nance,
Madison, Stanton, Butler, Polk and
York. There is no doubt but it saves
fuel and is a good thing to have, those
using them placing the saving at 40 to
50 per cent. The firm have had difficul
ty in getting castings,' on account of
sickness of the contractor,but they think
now that within ten days they can
supply the radiator to those who have al
ready ordered. Agents wanted. Apply
immediately, addressing the firm at Co
FoBBd Dead in Bed!
For a family to find a father and hus
band dead in bed is a sad thing and it is
safe to say will never occur to folks that
buy goods at the Fire Store. Such pri
ces on overcoats, shawls, cloaks, under
wear, arctics, men's and boys suits, caps,
and lots of other things, including a
nice line of Christmas goods were never
quoted here before. Go in and see the
THE OMAHA WEEKLY BEE.
A Magaileeat Seleetioa or Preniiatfl to be
Awarded to Sabaerlbern How the Pab
liflher or the Bee Dtrtribate a Large Naa
ber or Valuable Premiims Among Their
The publishers of the Bee are this season offer
ing its patrons the largest and most Taloable list
of premiums that has ever been awarded by them.
For the past seTen years the Bee has annnally
distributed among its patrons a large number of
Taloable and useful articles, increasing the num
ber and Talue each year as the number of sub
scribers increased. This system was first inaug
urated by the publishers about eight-'years ago as
the means of collecting back pay, securing
renewals and increasing the circulation of the
Bee. In this it proved a success. Several thou
sand dollars back dues were collected which
would otherwise have been almost entirely lost
or expended in enforcing collections through
agentti or attorneys, and the subscription list was
increased from 3,500 to over 35,000 in seven years.
Each successive year a larger number of sub-
scribers was secured and the list of premiums
was proportionally increased.
During the first year only a small portion of
the articles distributed were procured in ex
change for advertising. When the marked in
crease in the circulation became known to the
merchants and manufacturers, they willingly
offered their goods and machinery in exchange
for advertising. In this manner a very valuable
selection of premiums was secured, with a com
parative small outlay of cash. Almost all the
more valuable urticles are obtained in this way.
Nearly the only outlay in cash made is for the
minor premiums, such as books, cutlery, etc.
These are purchased at the very lowest wholesale
rates in very large quantities. In this way it is
made possible to award such a magnificent lot 6f
premiums to subscribers, and send each the
laier for one ear for the price of two dollars.
The following is a partial list of the article to
be awarded at tho next distribution:
80 acres of fine land in Colfax Co., Ne
braska, valued at $1,200 00
One Omaha city lot 700 00
One Aultman &. Taylor thretthing ma
chine 685 00
One Heilman threshing machine 665 00
One celebrated Weber upright piano. . 656 00
Four parlor organs valued at from fll5 to 175 00
One Registered Holstein bull MX) 00
One Jersey bull calf 100 00
And a large variety of valuable implements,
live stock, guns, watched, household goods, etc.,
etc., valued in all at over $18,500.
The old patrons of the Bee need no assurance
of the stability and reliability of the paper, nor
do they need to be informed of the principles it
advocates, the fearless defense it makes in behalf
of the producers and uncompromising opposi
tion to corporate monopolies. It is almost
indispensable to the industrial classes of the
Send your name and the names and addresses
of your friends for frei sample copies of the Bee
containing the full lift of premiums and a large
number of acknowledgments from old sub
scribers who have received valuable premiums in
The subscription price of the Weekly Bee in
cluding a premium is $2.00 per year. Address all
orders and communications to The Bee Publish
ing Co., Omaha Neb. 3
Adjourned meeting. Dec. fith all
The report of the street commissioner
that he had purchased supplies for the
month of November of Ernst & Schwarz
$4.30 and of Columbus Lumber Co.,
$71.80, was referred to committee on
The communication from R.T. Whelp
ley relative to balance due him for fire
hose was referred to committee on claims.
The bond of city treasurer Delsman
for the faithful disbursement of the
receipts of 'the bridge bonds was pre
sented with P. Jos. Schmitz, Anton
Heitkemper, John Haney, Terrence
Brady, F. E. Marty, John Heitkemper,
and Wm. Gerhold was approved.
The committee on claims reported
recommending that the judges and clerks
of election at the special election of Oct.
17, 87 and the general election of Nov.
8, 87, bo allowed $2 each as payment in
full. Accepted and bills allowed on levy
The following bills were allowed:
Columbus Lumber Co $ 6 2."
Jaeggi A Schupbach 41 07
Thos. McTaggert, chief of police for Nov. 50 00
J. W. Byrne, police for Nov 50 00
CM. Taylor, " " mo.endg. Dec. 3.. 50 00
James Itowin, packing valves 3 00
Committee on clainiB reported on bill
of Thos. McTaggert as fire warden 6
months, $90, recommending that the bill
be rejected. Adopted.
Bill of John Elliott for $21.50 for work
on the streets was accepted and bill
placed on general file.
The bills of P. A. Krause for $12 for
hardware and of Henry Abts $1.00 for
drayage were referred to committee on
Tho ordinance concerning occupation
tax was referred to judiciary committee.
The city clerk was directed, on regis
tration by the state auditor, of the $30,
000 bridgo bonds of the city, to adver
tise for sealed proposals for said bonds,
receivable to noon of Dec. 24, '87.
Council adjourned to Dec. 24, 2 p. m.
Drunkenness or the Liquor Habit Positively
Cured by Administering Dr. Haines'
It can be given in a cup of coffee or
tea without the knowledge of the person
taking it; is absolutely harmless and
will effect a permanent and speedy cure,
whether the patient is a moderatedrink
er or an alcoholic wreck. Thousands of
drunkards have been made temperate
men who have taken Golden Specific in
their coffee without their knowledge,and
today believe they quit drinking of their
own free will. IT NEVER FAILS. The
system once impregnated with the
Specific it becomes an utter impossibil
ity for the liquor appetite to exist. For
full particulars, address GOLDEN
SPECD7IC CO., 185 RACE STREET
CIN CINNATI, O. janl2-87y
The Grand Island Independent must
have been roused by something that it
overheard, as witness:
"Men don't get rich who spend seven
days in the week whining and squirting
tobacco juice at a crack in the sidewalk,
while they are holding down a dry goods
box on some corner. Hustle, rustle,
grab the but end of the first opportunity
and lift yourself out of the quagmire of
hard times, but don't sit around and
croak. Grand Island don't need any
such snivling sidewalk whiners. If you
don't like our town get up energy
enough to draw your shiftless carcass to
some town you do like."
Brown: Where did you get that
Smith: I got it at the Fire Store,
just look at it, sleeves lined with silk,
half roll and faced with silk; only had
to pay $9.00.
Broxcn : I guess I will get me one.
Smith: If you don't like this kind,
you can get a heavy beaver for $8.00,and
all other goods at 50 cents on the dollar.
A. & M. Turner have made arrange
ments to sell the Henry F. Miller piano,
and will guarantee it to be as well made
in every particular as any piano manu
factured, no matter of what name. Call
on or address .G. W. Kibler, traveling
For the many kindnesses of neighbors
and friends during the last illness of our
babe we desire to tender our sincerest
Mb. and Mrs. G. W. Barnhabt.
The undersigned has for sale, hay and
straw, by the load or stack. Apply to
John Plumb, on the Galley Bros, farm
3 mile east of Columbus, 83-3tp
BCTTCHER & KERSENBROCK,
Heavy and Shelf Hardware,
Stoves and Tinware,
Pumps, Guns and Ammunition.
The Celebrated Moline Wagon Sold Here.
OUS. Q. BECHER.
GUS. G. BECHER & CO.,
Real Estate and Insurance Agt's,
Moary to ! on Farms at lowent rate or interest, on abort anil Ion tun, in auiounta TO
4'0Mlefct Abstracts of Title to all Heal Estate in l'latto county.
Notary Public always in Office.
Kara aa4 City Prraerty for Half.
Inaaraatw against Fire, Lightning and Tornado. Life and Accident Inkuhince, nono but
the very best companies represented.
Kteaaihii Tickets to and from all parts in KuroK. 'JSjulyHrt-tf
NEW HARNESS STORE!
Just opened, on north side of Thirteenth Street, opposite Herman
Oehlrich & Bro's. A complete stock of
HARNESS AND SADDLERY
OOODS OONSTANTLiY ON HAND,
Ply ZfcTets, ZEBcfbes, TXTliips, Eltc
LI6HT DOUBLE AND SINGLE HARNESS A SPECIALTY.
Farm Harness always on hand at the lowest living prices. Repairing
promptly and neatly done. Call in and examine our goods
and get prices before buying elsewhere.
Written for tho Joubn l.
Strong and true am the hands tolay
HinginK the bells swung to and fro,
Bnt let me sing in my hnmble way
A song from the bells of long ago;
A trembling song rang down the years
Sweeping past in their might and pride.
And Bweet yet sad with the hopes and fears
Of a boyish groom and maiden bride.
A welcome song sang the silver bells
When a wedding march was its jubilee
How the years are gone, but the echo tells
Of the whispered vows and constancy.
And Father Time that autumn day
Paused but. to praixe your golden hair
And hurried by in his busy way
With only n touch of his foot-print there.
Oh! silver bells in your changing tone
Scarcely a sorrow ye bring to me.
While many have wept their weary moan
Like rain on their fourth of a century.
Our wedding bells with the sun o'erhtwd
And the balm of Truth like an angel grace
Sing of the years with love made glad
And a rose a-bloom in a queenly face.
Sweet babes are ours, and their merry glee
And the starry eyes and rosy lips.
With the first bright suns of a century
Have left the world in a cold eclipse.
Glad friends may come, oh! silver bells
With laden hands that we all shall ken.
While love brings but a heart that tells
Its only gift to a silver pen.
Mary B. Iimcu.
Shell Creek Items.
' Mr. David Thomas lost a valuable
mare by colic. Mr. Thomas Jones was
also unfortunate in this respect; he lost
.a fine colt by epizootic
Mr. A. Henrich sold a fine high graded
young bull to Mr. George Lamb. He
has the finest lot of calves in Platte
county, perhaps in the state. "You
THiorA in tnllr nhnnt a certain rich wid
ower viewing the daughters of the land.
Aitenuon, ye miuuie ugeu uhuub, wiuuwo
and ladies no need to wait for leap-
year. Uut it's well to "iook oeiore you
Miss Tillie Steen, the yonng "school
nio'iim" rtf flint rint. R1. TjromiHAS tn hilVG
good success. The youngsters think the
worm or uer.
Pav r IT Riinx nf Snnnrlfirfl eonntv
has made a visit to his daughter, Mrs.
Lieeield. living on wm. uioeuorn s lann
on Shell creek.
Snonlrinrr nf Win. KlrtAdorn. the .JOUR
NAL, always so wide awake, was behind
the time this once in not telling 11s reau-
ara ilia lmnnrtnnt f.not. that Will. WOB
presented with a ten-pound boy a week
or two ago. Joy to me worm:
Soon the new officers will enter upon
tliair rlntina nrivilpcrpR. honors and
profits, also upon their trials and trou
bles. May tney Dear ineir nonors meeniy
nnrl nnt. liAcnmn ircrhflnrini?! The wri
ter says happy are the defeated ones,
they will not be envieu, oiamea, Bcoiaeu,
and can mind their own business. One
tt t1o trontlonion Rtflnninc 111) and out.
when asked before election, if he would
not run again, said, "Wo, wire says 11 1
would she would apply for a divorce."
X. Y. Z.
Mr. Kenyon has built a new house.
There was a dance at J. Gillan's Friday
Geo. -Dutcher and Marshal Waite vis
ited Genoa Wednesday of last week.
Although we had no religious services
here, Thanksgiving was generally ob
served, for all who had a turkey were
thankful and those who had none said
blessed be nothinir.
Considerable corn is snowed under and
farmers begin to feel a little doubtful
about being able to gather it very soon,
as so much haB been blown off and is
frozen to the ground.
During the recent storm Wm. Pollard's
new house was blown from the brick
foundation, tearing the foundation near
ly all down.
Isaiah Lightner, who has been absent
about three months in northern Dakota,
returned Tuesday of last week.
T. d. x.
The above received too late for last
District 44 and Vicinity.
Our winter weather thus far compares
favorably with the weather of southern
J. N. Taylor of Columbus is making
many sales of his Pol-and-Chinaware in
tisement in the Journal."
F.G. Dana of Columbus, with his trac
tion engine and cornsheller passed here
last Thursday, en-route for Bichland
where he will engage in baling hay and
Harry Hickok of Fullerton, arrived
here Friday evening and ib stopping at
Joe Drinnin's; his face bears evidence of
the severity of the recent blizzard at that
place, it being badly frozen.
T. M. Wilson visited the Bismark
academy on the 12th.
Anna Sissle returned home from a visit
to Miss Etta Moore, last week.
Geo. Hodel sold his hogs on the 12th;
he also butchered several beeves the
next day. George is always to the front.
We noticed twelve loads of hogs going
by Monday; this demonstrates the fact
that there are some hog raiaera in this
T. F,A5SLJlfce 5z CO.
part of the county. .
Otto Mueller is still husking corn and
hauling it to C. H. Sheldon. Some of
the other neighbors who are done husk
ing are hauling theirs away, too.
HOPKINS-At Platte Center, Dec. 2d, Ira. son
of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Hopkins, aged three
and a half years.
BARNHART December 11th, Kae. infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. U. W. lfciralmrt, aged 8 months,
Tho afflicted family have tho heartfelt sympa
thy of their large circle of friends in the Iimh of
their household treasure, who, though so young,
was so strong in their affection.
Advertisements under this head five cents a
line each insertion.
FOR SALE. I have twenty nice June pigs,
also a few thoroughbred boars that I will
sell cheap. T.C. Bursa. yj-tf
FOR good young breeding stock of all kinds,
call at Bloomingdale stock farm. A. Hen
rich. Platte Center P. O. Neb. 30-tf
WM. SCHILTZ makes boots and shoes in the
best styles, and uses only the very best
stock that can be procured in the market. 52-tf
ORDER YOUR HACK OR 'BUS of Walcrnf
Bros, at reasonable rates, to the Skating
Park or other places of pleasure. Telephone
FOR SALE cheap and on very easy terms, by
reason of age of proprietor I he lextfarm in
Nebraska, ttlO acres. Apply to P. W. Henrich,
Columbus. Neb. 35-tf
NOTE LOST. I hereby warn tho pnblic
aminst negotiating for a oromixsiory note
as follows: Given Nov. Sth, 1887, for $40. nnd duo
Oct. 5, 1888, bearing no interest, anil signed by
Wm. rliitt ana Henry Dpoerry, and pnyulilo to
Hugo Shaad. The note whs lost by me Saturday.
Dec. 10th. The finder of the note will pleaxe
leave it with Carl K miner.
Hcoo S11 v u.
TJK)R SALE On long time without reserve, in
J. front of rav old business stand in Columhux.
Friday. Dec. Std at 1 o'clock sharp, without re
servation, on 10 months time, one large Iay
mare rt years old, one saddle mare xny .1 jirn
old, one iron gray mare good for sai Idle or work,
one red cow 5 years old, one large steer calf, one
lumber wagon, one second band buggy, one low
track stock feeding wagon, SO head large 3
years old steers, two-thirds fat.
ai-'Jt D. Anderson.
LeSal If el ice.
Edward J. Baker and Iver Johnson, cooiixnu
ing the firm of Baker c Johnson, and doing
business in Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, de
fendants, will take notice that on the 21st day of
November, 1H87, N. K. Fairbanks & Co., a corpo
ration organized under and by virtne of the laws
of the state of Illinois, plaintiffs herein, hied
their petition in the district court of Platte
county, Nebraska, against said defendants, the
object and prayer of which was to have an at
tachment issued and placed in tlie hands 01 the
sheriff of Platte connty, Nebraska, who on the
said 21st, day of November. 1H47, attached the
following described lands and tenements, as the
property of Edward J. Bakert one of the defend
ants in this action, under said order of attach
ment, to-wit: all that part of lots five, six, seven
and eight, in block eighty-two not included in
the depot grounds of the U. P. Ity.; tho north
half of the south half of the southeast quarter of
the northwest quarter of section twenty-four,
township seventeen north, range one west; part
of lots seven and eight in block fifty -seven, in
the city of Columbus, commencing at the south
west corner of lot eight in hlurk fifty-seven run
ning thence eighty-eight feet north, thence eight
feet east, thence eighty-eight feet south, thence
eight feet west to the point of beginning, and
the following real estate as the property ot Iver
Johnson, one of the defendants in this action,
to-wit: lot six in block threw and lot three in
block fifteen in Stevens addition to the city of
Columbus: lot number nine in Holinan's out
lota to the city of Columbus, to secure the
payment of an account for goods sold and deliv
ered by the plaintiff to the defeniLints, for the
amount of $321.82, and interest at the rate of
seven per cent, per annum f nun Oct., 'Jttth, 1887.
There is now due and unpaid on said account
the sum $321X2, for which sum with interest from
Oct. 28th, 1887, plaintiff prays for a decree tliat
defendant be required to pay the same, or that
said premises be sold to satisfy the amount
Yon are required to answer said petition on or
before the 9th day of January, 188H.
N. K. Faihbanks & Co..
By W. A. McAllister and Kennedy & Martin,
Dated Nor. 30, 18S7. 32-lt
The lease nnd sale contracts to the following
described educational lands in Platte county,
Nebraska, have been declared forfeited for non
payment of interest and rental, and will bo
subject to lease at the office of the county
treasurer of said county 011 Tuesday, the 3d day
of January. 1888. at 10 o'clock a. in. of said dav,
and so continue from day today until leased,
Ne - of sec 1G twp 19 r 3 west, and ne " of se
!iof sec IB twp 19 r :' west, and 11 4 of sw and
nw ' of se "4 ofsecSCtwpl'rl cast, and sc '1
of sec 1C twp 17 r 2 west, and nc "4, of see 16 twp
17 r'2 west, and s of w of see IG twp 20 r 3
west, and nw '4 of nw J4 of sec 3ti twp 17 r 1 east,
and w H of ne U of sec 3$ twp 1" r 1 cast
Provided tVe owner of :t sale or lease contract
to above land may redeem the same by ptying
delinquency and cost of advertising at any
time lie fore the land Is subject to lease and un
til a bid or application has been made to lase
the same, hut said owner will not be allowed to
rvdeem after a bid has been made. A bid or
application from the owner of forfeited sale or
lease contract will not be considered or received.
Com. Pub. Lands and Buildings.
C. A. XEWMAJf,
34-3t County Treasurer, Agent.
Taken np, on my premises. Nor. 24th, one
fourth mile south from Bucher's mill,
one back, one aid ewe and one young ewe. The
owner will please call and pay charge.
0rOor quotations of the markets are obtained
Tuesday afternoon, and are correct and reliable
at the time.
Com in ear 5
If lOQP ..................... 4US3 Uv
Bnckwheat .................... Kf M
Shoulders ... 8C1
OlUV .................................. . C
JTftl DOSS Wv'W
Fat cows KmS30"
Fat steers $300eIW
Hard, Pennsylvania I'00
Hard. Colorado 1200
Rock Springs, nnt W
Rock Springs, lump 7 00
Colorado 6 00
TIE milt ill FIIEST STIK
west of Omaha, at
The best manufactories of the country
represented. Not to be undersold
by anybody. Come and see
convenient to pnt oa and the top can bo adjusted (
It cny ankle by simply movlngtaa buttons
I'ilh Oct. 'cti-tf
FAMILY : JOURNAL.
A Weekly Newspaper issued every
32 Columns of reading natter, con
sisting of Nebraska State News
Items, Selected Stories and
SSSnmplo copies sent free to any address.5
$1 a ytar, in livtact.
M. K. Tunjnat Co.,
Platto Co., Nebr.
K t THE NKr
WE OKFKK OUK I.4KCK AND
COMPLETE STOCK OK
Furnishing Goods !
BOOTS &. SHOES,
3J("all, examine (IimmIs and learn
Greisen Eros. & Co.
ALWAYS ON HAND A FULL AND NEW LINE
OF GROCERIES WELL SELECTED.
CANNED AND DRIED, OF ALL KINDS.
(! UARANTEED TO BE OF BEST
DRY GOODS !
A GOOD AND WELL SELECTED STOCK AL
WAYS AS CHEAP AS THE CHEAP
BOOTS & SHOES !
8-THAT DEFY COMPETITION. -
BUTTER AND EGGS
And all kinds of conntry produce taken in trade,
and all goods delivered free of charge
to any part of the city.
KEEP ONLY THE BEST GRADES OF FLODR .
rat. CoagrwajyMLM 0JBfef
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