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WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 4. 1888.
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-Dill pickleH at K. -Polil's.
- The .Toi'ksal office for job work.
-Subscribe now fur the Journal.
-Moderate winter weather Monday.
To Steen HasselbalciYa for good ri,'H.
Pretty severe weather last Saturday.
Organs! Call at A. X- M. Turner's.
The .Torit.wu. for job printing of all
-Henrich insures all kinds of property
nt lowest livhin rates.
Ah tod as the best, and as cheap as
the cheapest, at .1. B. Delsnum'H.
Willard A- Frazier topped the South
Oinaha market on hogs last week.
-The best assortment of dinner sets
and lamps at, Herman Oehlrich & ttro.
Do not fail to call on Henrich and
get one of those- lovely calendars for '88.
Crockery, ghissware and lamps at
the lowest prices, at John Heitkemper's.
Don't buy any real estate without
yetting an abstract from Gub. G. Becher
a- Co. i-r-tr
--Henrich will insure your home for
you and give oii time to pay the pre
-MiBfl Helen J. Stockdelln pupils
made her a holiday present of a line gold
Gub. G. Hoc her A Co. have complete
abstracts ol nil real estate in Platte
Subb.'riptious f.r the Nebraska
Family Journal, SI a year, taken at
John G U.cher i now engaged with
Gun. G. Becher X Co., in their office on
Dwelling houses anil business build
inga for rout. Call at Weaver's real
-Canvass the merits of the Domestic
newing machine before investing money
in any other. . V ltf
-Frank Stoie.k had his hand pretty
badly hurt one day last week while
bhoeing a horse.
- The. Journal office is. .indebted to
I1. W. Henrich for a net of 18S8 calen
dars. Thanks, Paul.
-The entertainment at the M. E.
Church Monday evening was highly en
joyed by a large audience.
The "Western Cottage Organsnrethe
best. Get prices of G. AV. Kibler, travel
ing salesman for A. & M. Turner. t f
Mrs. J. W. Byrnes, wife or our wor
thy policeman, has been very low with
with erysipelas, for the last month.
Half a dozen "kids" camped out
Friday night on Buck island. They
were glad enough to get home Saturday.
The Union Brass Band made their
lrst public appearance on the evening
of their ball. The lads are doing finely.
Howard Rowe left Mondny.for home
having received a telegram announcing
the death of his 6ister Clara, Sunday
Henrich is exclusive agent for in
surance of live stock against disease,
accident or theft. Get your horses in
Albert Rasmussen, son of Julius,
gave a party Monday to his young
friends, in honor of the sixth anniversa
ry of lii6 birth.
Why send your money east for in
surance when you can get as good or
better protection in the "Home Fire"
Haley, of Boone Co.. who was sen
tenced 99 years in the penitentiary for
the murder of Savers, passed through
the city Sunday."
Schuyler papers rejiort hay on the
rise there. Colfax county for many
years has had many hundreds of tons of
hay to dispose of.
Brush aside the drones and chronic
kickers. We have had enough of them
they must get out of the way, end
"don't you forget it."
Barney McTeggart gives his ex
clusive attention to the public, in the
way of transporting them, their bag
gage and their freight 36-4t
The Knights of Pythias are swelling
their numbers towards a hundred in
this city. Installation of officers this
evening at their new hall.
The fires at Fremont Saturday dam
aged the Opera House $3,000, and wholly
destroyed the Dodge county records,
and, it is feared, the district court
Tuesday of last week the dwelling
house of Peter Snider, of O. Prairie twp.
was damaged $150 by fire. Becher &
Co., insurance agent, ordered necessary
Dried toeef, chipped ready for table
use, at John Heitkemper's.
Delsman keeps good goods, aud will
not allow himself to lie undersold.
The celebrated Lehigh hard ooal,
$13 a ton, delivered. L.W. Weaver k Co.
Dried fruits, raspberries, pruuep,
plums, currauta, apricots, apples, dates,
rahuiis, at John Heitkemper's.
The Journal is on sale, each week,
at the book and news stores ofE. D.
Fitzpatrick and G. S. Davis, at 5 cents
A. & M. Turner are sole agents here
for the sale of the celebrated Western
Cottage Organs, excelled by none, and
equal to the lest. tf
Money on hand, no delay in com
pleting loans. Bates and terms as low
as the lowest, and as jjood as the best.
Gila. G. Becher & Co. la-tf
Before investing in a sewing ma
chine, organ or piano, see A. & M. Tur
ner, nt their organ depot, or address Q.
W. Kibler, their traveling salesman, tf
Butter 20; eggs 22; potatoes 60;
wheal :V; corn 3."i; oats 23; fat hogs 4.7."i
to .r.rtU; fat steers 3.00 to 4.00; fat cows
1.7." to 2.00; feeding steers 250 to 3.00.
A. & M. Turner ure selling the
Wertlern Cottage Organ and Domestic
Sewing Machine, both of which stand at
the head of their class, and are guaran
- John Hempleman is, selling out to
juit the business. Groceries, dry-goods,
clot hing, boots and shoes, hats, caps and
gloves. Both stores for rent. Come
and carry off the goods. 30-2t
-Sultscrilie for the Nebraska Family
Journal. Thirty-two columns of choice
reading matterj news, stories and mis
cellany every week, for SI a year. Is
sued by M. K. Turner & Co. tf
From Ed. Ballou, news agent on the
Norfolk-Omaha line, we learned yester
day morning of the destruction of the
Norfolk laundry by fire Monday night.
Loss $4,000, insurance 83,000.
- -Buy the Henry F. Miller pianos of
A. & M. Turner equal to the very best.
A musical instrument that costs as
much as a small dwelling and lasts a
life-time should le a good one. 33tf
-'Billy" Jones of litis city has on
hands aliout 1500 bushels of good pota
toes. Any one wishing to engage any
for seed should do so at once, as there
promises to be an early and good demand
The Columbcs Journal and the
Nebraska Familt Journal, both pub
lished by M. K. Turner A- Co., Columbus,
Nebraska, for S2.0Q. a year, if paid in
advance. Specimen copies sent free to
- There is considerable diptheria in
Dodge county and it is s;iid to be very
virulenL If there is anything can be
done in the way of preventing the spread
of this dread disease, it ought to bo
- If property owners want to see real
estate values in Columbus advance fifty
per cent, in the next 90 days and one
hundred per cent, in the next six monthB.
they will act promptly on the sugges
tions in this week's Joitrnai..
I will sell SCM.OO worth of property
rorS3Ti0.00; s. e. j block 7 Oida, worth
$100.00; lots 3 and 4 block 19 Stevens
Addition, worth S300.00, and fi acres near
Fair ground, worth $250.00. This is a bur
tiaiii. Who wants it? L. W. Weaver.
The president of the Nebraska State
Medical and Surgical Institute will be
at the Grand Pacific. Thursday, Jan. flh.
His successful practice and gentlemanly
behavior has made him many friends
since his visits here. Consultution free.
- T. Sibbernson will receive the ap
pointment of Deputy County Treasurer.
He has an extensive acquaintance iu the
county, is capable, houest and efficient,
gentlemanly and frank, and will make
an excellent man in the office in every
A. & M. Turner have made arrange
ments to sell the Henry F. Miller piano,
and will guarantee it to be as well made
in very particular as any piano manu
factured, no matter of what name. Call
on or address G. W. Kibler, traveling
-It should have been Mr. Spear of
the Grand Pacific Hotel instead of
Spooner as drawing one of the prizes
at Fitzpatrick's. We make this cor
rection to ward off a threatened libel suit
by Spear, who don't like to be nick
One day last week the baggage car
on the A. & N. caught fire when the
train was near Staplehurst, burned the
Company mail, and some boxes of corn,
bacon, etc, that had leen shipped as
personal baggage. The fire also bnrned
a hole in the car.
Hall & Turner, having at last pro
cured castings, will in a day or two be
able to meet the demand for their Ra
diators. Enough of them have leen in
use in the city this winter to demon
strate their worth saving one-third to
one-half the fuel. 1
Dr. P. Janes, president of the Nob.
State Medical and Surgical Institute,
will be in Columbus on his ninth visit
to the city. The doctor has made some
wonderful cures and is enjoying a large
practice. He will be at the Grand Pa
cific, Thursday, Jan. 5th.
At the meeting of the teachers of
Colfax county last Saturday, the follow
ing subjects were under discussion:
"How to conduct opening exercises;"
"Drawing;" The patron, the school
board and the school ;" "Music in school ;"
"Language in the district school." m
The U. P. railroad well at Genoa has
been finished. At a depth of thirty-five
feet were discovered evidences of hazel
nuts, hickory nuts, acorns, besides va
rious kinds of timber, in logs. Lime
stone taken from the well was used in
making mortar. Altogether the find was
a very interesting one.
The losses at the Schuyler fire Sat
urday week, as given in the Quill, were
Sutherland Bros. $9,000, insurance
$7,000; Molacek k Fopelas $5,500, insur
ance $2,000; T. B. Turrill $200, no in
surance; M. B. Erichsen 84,400, insur
ance $900; E. Klein $800; other losses
mall the total footing up $22,620.
The Nebraska State Grange favors
the idea of loans by the government at a
rate sufficient to cover all expenses and
through a central bank and local branch
es. The scheme is not altogether new,
but whether the men who make the
laws can be made to see the advisability
of it, is a question of, serious doubt.
"What every farmer of the west wants'
is a factory in his community. It en
hances the value of his products by
insuring a strong demand, and eliminat
ing the cost of transportation to distant
markets which always absorbs a large
portion of his otherwise legitimate in
come. The farmer is benefited by pro
tection. Fremont Tribune.
There is n band of sixty-five Omaha
Indians camped near the Loup. They
are waiting till the snow melts to go up
the Loup trapping for beaver. Two
bucks were in town Monday buying
coffee nnd sugar, with money got from
the sale of five pounds of beaver Bkin at
$1 a pound. They seemed to take great
pride ' in the big 1 leaver whose hide
brought them 83.
The Schuyler Herald reports a real
live anarchist from Columbus sojourn
ing down there, aud that he was given
to understand by several Germans there
that thiB country was no place for an
archists, uud that when he differed with
this government it was simply his own
mistake at his own peril. Guess there
must be some mistuke again. Columbus
lias no anarchists.
Tomorrow (Thursday) is the last day
for the county supervisors elect to
qualify." If a majority of the supervis
ors, after having filed their lionds and
taken the oath, shall appear on the 5th
and organize as provided by lnw, the new
board will have a legal existence. The
first meeting of the board is usually the
most important one of the year, aud it is
desirable that all le present.
A visitor to Blair, Neb., last week,
noticed a multitude of crows, making
themselves quietly at home in the back
lots, streets and alleys. He was informed
that this is the second winter they have
passed in this way. They are regarded
as jets by the citizens, and repay the
hospitality they receive by eating all
manner of refuse, thus keeping the town
free from decaying matter.
Paul Hagel tells us that the butter
and egg business is fairly active the
first, 10 to 18 cents according to quality,
fresh eggs 18. These prices, with this
firm, are cash. They ship a large amount
of these products, and the business
grows every year. The Journal le
lieves there is a greater per cent, of
profit in raising eggs than there is in
raising beef, and there is always a good
- The resjiectable and self-respecting
communities of Nebraska are making an
outcry against rowdyism, hoodlumism,
the gatning-tahle, the bawdy-house and
the doggery that violates the liquor law
every day of its life and brings young
lads to ruin. The last outory is from
Seward, where, it seems, that Sunday
whiskey in loafing bummers has done
bad work recently. Insist on the au
thorities abating the nuisances.
List of presents given by A. J. Ar
nold to his patrons on Jan. 1st, 1S88:
No. 112, Mrs. Wallace, gold watch; No.
25, Maggie Pierce, lace pin; No. 8, P.
Bamnel, lady's cuff buttons; No. 41,
Fred Wiand, gent's cuff buttons; No.
338, Chas. Zeigler, lady's collar button.
Trade with us and get numliers for the
drawing to come off June I, '88. We
will givo the lucky number a gold watch
and Tour other prizes. A. J. Arnold.
Invitations are out for the marriage
today, noon, at the Episcopal Church, of
K. H. Chandlers of Niobrara aud Miss
Stella G. North of this city. The Jour
nal tenders its congratulations iu ad
vance to the happy couple and wishes
them a full share of the happiness iu
store for two young people of good sense
nnd spirit, who have chosen each other
as life companions. The married couple
will be at home at Niobrara after Jan
Our eoteinporary, 1 he Fremont Trib
une, has put in place a new, two-revolution
Optimus Babcock press, which
arrived Wednesday last. The are finely
equipped as a newspaper and job print
ing firm, nnd will soon be ready to do
every kind of work that may come to
hand. The firm of Hammond Bros, are
well-adapted to gather business from
near and from' far, and the community
of Fremont have fully demonstrated
that they appreciate the immense good
work that the Tribune has been doing
-One of the many industries that
would pay well in Columbus is a canning
factory. Operated on a large scale it
would give employment to hundreds of
eople, and help make Columbus a man
ufacturing center, as she now is a rail
road center. The canning factories at
Blair nnd Tekamah netted a profit last
year to the stockholders of over $5,000
for the season. Columbus's start for
ward in the road of progress, the next
step and the most solid of all, will be
the establishment of manufactures and
Blind Boone Concert. This remark
able blind pianist appeared last evening
at the Accademy of Music before a large
and critical audience. The occasion was
one of double interest, it being the first
performance of Mr. Boone on his new
Chickering grand piano, purchased for
him by his manager, Mr. John Lange, ait
a cost of 850 from Max Meyer & Bro.,
of this city. Mr. Boone's playing is
really wonderful. Herald, Omaha, Neb.,
Dec. 15, 1885. At the Congregational
church Monday evening, Jan. 9, 1888.
Reserved seats 35 cents at Pollock's.
The Columbus Loup-river, bridge
bond case was to have been heard by
the supreme court yesterday. At this
writing (noon Tuesday) no word has
been received here. It seems that the
Attorney General relies on section 77,
chapter 14 providing- that "all public
bridges exceeding sixty-six feet in
length over any stream crossing a 6tate
or a county highway shall be construct
ed and kept in repair by the county," to
defeat the registration of the bonds.
The case has excited considerable inter
est throughout the state, and an ex
haustive opinion by the court may be
The Quill raps the churches of
Schuyler over the knuckles thus: "A
large per cenL of Schuyler's church peo
ple are drunkards in a more or less
degree. If society did net lionize these
same fellows and would turn a cold
shoulder to a man who so lowers him
self in the scale of humanity it would be
somewhat different. We consider our
church affairs in this city of a weak na
ture, with one or two exceptions. Our
language on this subject may be a little
strong, but it is true and when a person
touches on such a subject it should be
handled without gloves. A man has a
right in a sense of the word to do what
be pleases with himself, but the public
has no right to uphold him and honor
him in hu recklessness. We repeat it,
Schuyler takes the belt." "'
Cyrus Davis of Kansas is visiting in
Dovie Becher is visiting friends at
J. C Martin of Silver Creek was in the
G. W. Clark of Humphrey was in the,
Prof. H. D. Shaff visited Schuyler
during the vacation.
Prof. Backus aud family visited friends
at Ulysses Christmas.
H. M. Winslow returned last week
from a business trip to Iowa.
Michael Maher and daughter of Platte
Center were Columbus visitors Tuesday.
Walter Henry has returned from his
visit with Frank Heitkeiuper at Hast
ings. Mr. Brock, teacher in the Light ner
district, left Tuesday morning for hia
Coroner Caldwell and Win. Connelly,
jr., of Lindsay were Columbus visitors
John Maher has been passing the hol
idays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Ada Ransdnll aud Miss Olive
Dodda were snow bound seventeen hours
between Humphrey and Plntte Center
nnd reached this city Sunday, with thir
teen others, on the engine.
Milt. Reeder has gone to Michigan to
Michigan to go into business for himself.
Customers at Oehlrich Btob. will miss
him from his accustomed haunts, but
wish him well wherever he may 1m.
M. II. Carleton, Esq., of Loup City
was a Columbus visitor Wednesday lost;
having been elected Supt. of Schools, he
has a Polish newspaper plant that he
wishes to sell. He could not interest
any of our monied Polish patriots, as
they are too busy otherwise and have no
desire to go into the newspaper business.
School Kfpurt Koll of Honor.
Senior Room Willie Coolidge, Walter
Henry, Earl Pearsall, Jesse Becher, Bert
Junior Room William Craun, Ella
Byrnes, William Musgrave, Fred Nay
lor, Anna Hamer, Chas. Raymond, Ed
win Hamer, Anna Naylor.
Mr. Shaff's Room Bessie Sheldon,
Ella Compton, Maggie Wellman, Nellie
Hoisingtou, Mamie Uhlig, Emily Gass,
Jessie Schram, Mazie Allbaugh, Herbert
Henry, Charlie Welch, Thomas Boyd,
Ernest Dussel, Anna Hoehen.
Miss Martin's Room Johnnie Caff rev,
Belle Rice, Louie Schroeder, George
Schram, George Loshbaugh, Louie
Schreiber, Rossa Wiggins, Theresia Sto
vicek, Anna Hoppen, Eddie Albaugh,
Robbie McCray, Louise Blawat, Eunice
Warnick, Leono Harrigan, Jennie Saff
ron, Thea Schonlau.
Mrs. Brindley's Room Belva Rice,
Carl Eggleston, Eddie Coan, Carl Beck
er, Lydia Sturgeon, Anna Berger, Anna
Rasmussen, Bertie Post, Richard Ru
therford, Mat tie Post, Georgie Clother,
Arthur Bouton, Grace Coffey, Yernie
Backus, Forrest McFarland, Alvin Brod
fuehrer, Madge dishing, Grace Woods,
Anna Tynehart, Charlie Kuntzelman,
Lucy Martyn, Forrest Rutherford, Wal
lace Williams, Maud Lampher, Jeannie
Griswold, Nellie Barnhart.
.Miss Randell's Room Frank MoTag
gart, Josie Stovicek, Willie Hoppen,
Hurley Dussel, Freddie Schram, Eurle
Galley, Ilina Blawat, Eddie Ragatz,
Kitlie Kavanaugh, Emil Gutzwnller,
Johnnie Allbaugh, Otto Hagel, Johnnie
Stovicek, Anna Truinpi, Frank Welsh,
Friendie McCray, Leslie Myres, Frank
Baumgart, Lawrence McTaggart.
Mr. Brindley's Room Bert Coolidge,
Chad Arnold, Gertie Wells. Maud Am
berger, Freda Saffrom, Clara Mclntire.
Mr. Clark's RoomClara Clark, Kittie
Speice, Alma Segelke,AbbieHnrd, Ethel
G. Galley, Abbie Keating, Gracie Clark,
Jennie Taunuhill, Lizzie Cassin, Carle
Hoehen, Charlie Rice, Roy Cornelius,
Verner Schupbach. Frazier Clark, Clara
Miss Hoehen's Room Bertha Schup
bach, Olga Echer, Mettie Hensley, Benj.
Davis, Sily Keating, Belle Avers, Bekkie
Lohr, Meta Pohl, Bessie Davis, Minnie
Tnnnnhill, Mary Seiginthaler.
Mrs. Ballou's Room Lizzie linger
man, Emilie Segelke, Lida Davis, Frank
Mend, Jesse Newman, Harry Lawrence,
Elmer Knapp, Willie Herman, Max
Willey, Bertie Bader, Willie Hensley,
Connie Keating, Tommie Hannan, Leroy
Miss McGath's Room Ada Lewis,
Eugene Tiffany, May Bouton, Anna
Becker, Johnnie Wiggins.
Mrs. Geer's Room Willie Distlehorst,
Leo Distlehorst, Bert Dana, Craig Tur
ner, David Martyn, Charley Hardell,
Howard Rontson, Tommy Parker, Henry
Sturgeon, John Sutton, Willie Coffey,
Alice Lnth, Minnie Becker, Anna Tay
lor, Parthenia Bowman, Georgie Post,
Rosa Flynn, Winnie Knepper, Willie
Cain, George If land.
Mrs. Backus's Room Maud Hatfield,
Minnie Hardell, Florence Routson, Tena
Kuntzelman, Yerna Williams, Clara Ber
ger. Dora Rowin, Jay dishing, Josie
Tiffany, Roscoe Williams, Wallie Novell,
Dept. Enrollment. Average. I'rr Cent.
Henior If) 17 to
Junior 'JO IS 91
Mr. ShaffV M 49 WJ
Miss Martin's 31 31) (.H
Miss KansdJUTti 41 3.1 W
Miss McGath's 34 31 ll
M.Ger'8 33 Srt 91
Mrs. Backus's W t"7
Mrs. Brindley's 44 10 91
Mr. Brindley's 16 ir, 94
Mr. Clark's 34 SO 90
Miss Hoehen's 29 i". to
Mrs. Ballou's 41 87 90
Total 423 388 Hi
There will be a special sale of over
coats, men's and boys' suits, at the Fire
Store next Saturday, Jan. 7th.
, , , Price. Price.
Men's heavy beaver overcoat. $10 00 $7 50
" chinchilla "... 15 00 10 00
" fur collar ulster. . . 18 00 10 00
" light dress coats 12 00 8 50
" bl'k and brown diagonal 14 00 8 00
Boys' heavy overcoats 2 50 1 50
"dress " with cape. 6 00 3 00
" " "without". 5 00 2 75
Men's all wool dress suits . . 15 00 10 00
business "... 1000 8 00
"common suits 6 00 250
Boys' all wool dress suits... 9 00 6 00
" school " .... 6 00 4 50
"common suits 4 00 300
We have a very large stock of these
goods to pick from; come early and get
We also have a full line of boots,
shoes, hats. cuds, underwear, and all
I goods belonging to a clothing and genta'
furnishing store, that will be closed out
The North Nebraska Teachers' As
sociation met at Blair last week, and
they had from all accounts, a very inter
esting and of course to those present a
profitable session. D. A. Cooper, presi
dent of the association, delivered a very
brief but earnest and well-considered
address -the central idea being "that
plan of education which will produce
the best results is the one for which wo
seek, the plan which is most complete
in all its parts." Miss Amanda Olsen of
Tekamah read an interesting paper on
The Kindergarten that was out of the
usual course. Prof. L. J. Cramer of this
city spoke on the subject of "Uniformi
ty of High School Work," after which
there was a discussion by Profs. Cramer,
Backus, and others. Prof. W. B. Back
us of this city was elected secretary,
and the meeting adjourned to hold their
next annual convention in this city.
We have always understood that
the Columbus Packing House quit
business because they could not get
rates from the railroad companies that
would justify them to ship their pro
ducts; that so long as they could get
rates, their Tenture did well enough,
but that, for some reason, both railroad
companies combined, making a discrimi
nation against Columbus in favor of
Omaha, virtually closing the outside
market from the Columbus Packing
House. Whether it would le profitable
for the owners of this institution to
start up again, since the interstate com
merce law and the state commission
have made a little change in things, is a
question the Journal cannot answer.
That everylody interested in the wel
fare of Columbus would like to see it
running and making money goes with
Dlstri. t 44 ami Virlnlly.
The blizzard of Saturday reached this
place, but dealt gently with us, compar
ed with storms of former years.
A train of wagons loaded with corn
passed hore Monday for Columbus; the
grain was shipped through the agent of
It's a boy at Mike Sheedy's, who put
iu an appearance just on the eve of the
blizzard; all well, and Mr. Sheedy was
in Columbus Monday.
Regular meetings of the Farmers' as
sociation on the first Saturday after the
first Monday in each month. A meet
ing at Ives school-house in district 71,
next Saturday at 7 p. m., where it goodly
attendance is desired.
This being the first of the new year,
with hogs 83.00, corn 35 to .'17 cents, the
farmers begin to talk of putting an L
on the main building and a lean-to-on
the L, in fact we " believe there is a
brighter future for the tiller, just as it
Rude sleighs of every description were
brought out Sunday and Monday, of
Nels Anderson has rented his farm to
Mr. Coop for five years. Mr. A. will go
back to Chicago to live. This is the re
port now it may bo something else
Sven Svenson went to Genoa with a
load of grain and on the way home one
of his horses was taken sick. They got
home with it and daring the night the
sick "one killed the other in some way.
The sick horse got well.
Christmas lasted from Saturday till
Monday night. There were Christmas
trees in all the churches and several
family trees were well piled. Quite u
number of the friends of the P. M. took
dinner with him Monday.
Mrs. M. A. Hoyt of St. Edward spent
Christmas at Palestine.
Rev. A. W. Snider of Columbus came
on Monday aud spent the week at Pal
estine. The weather was very unpro
pitiotis, yet meetings were held three
nights in the school-house, the other
two evenings at a private house. The
family who had the privilege of enter
taining Mr. S. enjoyed his company
The old year is leaving us rather
spitefully. We hope his successor will
be more pleasant. Dax.
Our correspondent refers to a lengthy
piece of rhymes written on the ''Thresh
ing of the Hog." It seems to us thut
the ancient Era, under Mr. Hensley's
administration, had a reference to the
"threshing of hogs," when speaking of
delinquent subscribers. Send the lines
along, and let us look at them. Ed.
Roads rather slippery last week.
William Cats left for Omaha Monday.
William Craun, who is atteuding the
High School at Columbus, Waited the
Academy on the 30th.
Otto Mueller has sold 780 bushels of
corn to C. H. Sheldon. Otto is not
quite done husking, however, having two
loads in the field yet.
During the recent snow storm, snow
banks assumed enormous proportions,
and threatened to obliterate all traces
of civilization in this vicinity, but after
an unsuccessful attempt desisted.
E. M. Stickly is rapidly hauling away
his corn to C. H. Sheldon. Mr. Stickly
has several thousand bushels of as fine
corn as we have seen any where
this year, and he is justly proud of it.
Christopher Esslinger of Arapahoe,
Neb., who has been visiting friends and
relations here for the paBt week,returned
home Monday last; Chris, formerly re
sided in this vicinity and hence his royal
reception and entertainment.
August Weisshand, a former resident
of Bismark, is back on a visit. Mr. W.
resided here about 12 years, but remov
ed to Petaluma, CaL, four years ago. He
talks some of buying and settling in old
Bismark. Should he decide to do so
he will be cordially received by his
The spelling match and exhibition at
the Academy on the 26th of Dec, was a
success in every respect. The crowded
house which greeted the performance
from time to time showed plainly that
all the exercises were appreciated by
those present. The ablest speller in the
intermediate grade was Jessie Moore,
while Pompey Squash, (or your humble
servant), carried off the honors in the
senior grade. Charles.
Shell Creek Items.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Walker of Denver,
Col., have been visiting at Wm. Bloe
dorn's and at Mr. A. Henrich's, the
fatherhouse of Mrs. W. and of Mrs. Bloe
dorn. Mr. Walker having recently been
ordained to the gospel ministry, preach
ed a few powerful and impressive ser
mons at Platte Center which, as well a
the singing of the family, seamed to be
Heavy and Shelf Hardware;
Stoves and Tinware.
Pumps, Guns and Ammunition.
The Celebrated Moline Wagon Sold Here.
GUS. G. BECHER & CO.,
Real Estate and Insurance Agt's,
Xoacj to Loan a Farms at lowret r.tti-a of interest, on olmrt Htnl lon tiinir, in nmmint to
Completr Abstract of Title to till Heal IMnto in Plntte ruuut.t.
Notary Pubuo always ix Okkick.
Farm aad fltjr ProMrty for Hair.
Iaur3nreng-.tinrtt r'ire, LightniiK and Tnrniwlo-.. Likk xd AcfiJr..vr iNsumxfK, nonelint
the very best cnniptnuai representfd.
Ktraftithl 'flrket to twit from nil iartft in Kamm. 'jiily&Ltf
NEW HARNESS STORE!
Just opened, on north side of Thirteenth .Street, opposite Herman
Oehlrich & Uro's. A complete stock of
HARNESS AND SADDLERY
GOODS OON'ST.AJSrrijY ON HAND,
Ply DTets, ISoToes, TTiilps, ZEtc.
LI6HT DOUB E AND SINGLE HARNESS A SPECIALTY.
Farm Hhiuc-w always on hand at the lowest living prices. Repairing
promptly and neatly done. Call in and examine our goods
and get prices beiore buying ekewhere.
enjoyed by all classes. Mr. J. S. Hen
rich, aluo of Deuver, was with them and
so, of course, P. W. H. of Columbus was
also there. J. S. also visited his mother-in-law,
Mrs. Alexander. Mr. and Mrs.
Walker brought big and small presents
to all around, the biggest being a splen
did new npright piano to Mrs. Bloedorn.
Farmers are looking out for seed for
next settson. Mr. A. Henrich bought 40
bushels of seed wheat of Mr. G. Lamb,
Mr. T. T. Tholles bought 50 bushels of
Mr. Ely Jones. Cornshellors and fan
ning mills are going lively.
The people at Met, had a fine Christ
mas tree on Monday night (Dec. 2fith)
and, thongh the cold snap set in, the
house was crowded and when tho well
laden tree was relieved of its burden,
young and old were well pleased with
their presents. All enjoyed the occasion
nnd will remember it till Christinas,
1888, or longer. The German Sunday
school scholars spoke aud sang finely.
All who contributed money and labor
were well rewarded by pleasure and en
joyment. Miss Martha Moeller came all the way
from southern Colorado to visit her
parents and friends, but they had mean
while all moved away to Colorado. She
is now stopping with Mr. George Mock
more on Mr. A. Henrich's farm.
Hard times for coal in many places till
over the country. Last winter the coal
kings of Pennsylvania met and resolved
to mine only bo much coal, I think about
CO million bushels less than the actual
demand of the consumers. This was a
double stroke inflicted on the poor
miners on one hand to deprive them of
work and crash them, and on the other
hand, on the whole people, raising coal
to exorbitant prices. Mr. Editor, is it
right to hang poor Molly McGuires,
Anarchists, Communists and othersmall
thieves and let those begetters of them
these R. It, coal and other kingly mo
nopolists ran free? Oppression begets
opposition. Suppress oppression and
a long suffering public will be satisfied.
Mr. Weaver's article in the Journal
had the right ring. He demands of Co
lumbus merchants and capitalists to
meet the farmers half way, so to speak.
But Mr. Weaver cannot shorten dis
tances, and ns long as the farmer can
get as much, or nearly as much, for his
produce, and can buy what he needs for
as little or nearly as little, by going from
two to ten miles, as by going from fifteen
to twenty, he will naturally prefer the
"short haul." Prices for produce could
only materially be raised in Columbus
by home consumption, and prices for
articles needed could only be lowered by
home manufacture. What Columbus
needs is factories, as the writer has
maintained all these years. Nor is pub
lic spirit among merchants and capital
ists in Columbus entirely wanting. A
pork house and a creamery, a fair asso
ciation and some other enterprises have
been started; the first one had to be
closed, the second is only kept up at a
continual loss to the stockholders and
other enterprises have gone down en
tirely. Why? Because the public spirit
of the enterprising men in and around
Columbus has not been responded to by
sin equal public spirit among the' farm
ing community. x. y. z.
Drnnktnnror the Lijuor Haliit Positively
Cured bv AdmiBlfltrrins Dr. Haincn'
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 moderate drink
er or an alcoholic wreck. Thousands of
drunkards have been made temperate
men who have taken Golden Specific in
their coffee without their knowledgend
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
fidl particulars, address GOLDEN
SPECIFIC CO., 185 RACE STREET
CINCINNATI, O. janl2-87y
Advertisement under this head five cents a
line each insertion.
"iK)R good yonng breeding stock of all kinds,
call at Bloominfdsle stock farm. A. Hen
rich. Platte Center P. O. Neb. 30-tf
WM.8CH1LTZ makes boots and shoes in the
best styles, and asm only the very best
stock that can be procured In the market. 52-tf
fXKDKR YOUR HACK OR 'BOB of Walgraf
Vf Bros, at reasonable rates, to the Skating
Park or other places of pleasure. Telephone
VORSALE cheap aad on very easy terms, by
lessen of ass of propristor the bettfarm in
Nebraska, 640 acres. Apply to P. W. Hsurlch,
T. P-AJEBIECEiEe 2z CO.
KANSOKLL-1V) M. Wm. Kanxriell, I'hrUt
miut .lay, h tlaUKiit.'r.
WILLLVM8ON-T0 Mr. Chtw. 31. Willrim-i-oii,
Jan, 3.1, 158, n son. 3ln. V. calls it a New
Article or Incorporation of the "Commercial
Rank' or Columbus, Nelirikska.
We, the unrfentigne.!. J. V. Becker. H. l II.
Ohlrich. C. H. Hheldon, Robert Wilis; .lonas
Welch, Charles Keinke, J. W. Early, J. .1. Sulli
van au.l W. A. McAlliKtur, pumannt to the law.s
of the state of Nelira.kn, associate niinwlvtsi
together :uii! form a InxlyiMilitic anil cortsinite.
for the iiurjioMeof engrairini; in anil uarriiijr on
a Kcneral banking liiine3, loaning money. iii.s
couutinK not-, buying ami rUinir city, county.
wtRtt? and school IkiuIh anil warrants, btijhn; ami
selling rel estate, making farm loaus anil ell
ing the same, nnil iloiug a general banking ami
The corMirut( name shall be "Commercial
Bank." the capital stock of naiil corporation
shall be jSU.OOO.UO, divided into share of SWO.tJO
each; not less than SO m.t cent, of said capital
stock to Im aid in at the time ofa starting busi
ness, and the balance of said capital stock may
be called in nt anytime by a two-thinlote of
all the stockholders. Said capital stuck may ls
increased at any time to $i0,0W) by a two-tlnnls
ote of all the stockholders.
The time of commencing this corporation sliall
lie November "1st, thai, and it shall continue for
the Huu-e of twenty-five jears thereafter, pro
vided that any time three-fourths of all the
stockholders may declare tho same i!iasolvel.
pay up all debts and liabilities, and then dis
tribute the remaining as-cta in equal propoition
to all the stock.
The Imsin. s of this eorporatiou shall lie
managed by a hoard of seven directors win. shall
be, residents of l'latte county, Nebraska, and
elected by the stockholders at their annual met
ing, which shall lie held on the second Thursday
of January of each jear. Said board sliall elect
from their own number a preeiilent aud iee
president, and ma elect any fierftons stock
holders or otherwise, as cashier und a-istant
cashier. Tlfe imlebtciine-s of said corixiratioii
shall at no time exceed two-thirds of its paid in
capital, exclusive of deiiosits. The principal
place of business of said corporation shall l
( 'ol 11 minis. Nebraska. It shall be the duty of the
board of directors to adopt by-laws providing
for the general management of the affairs of this
corporation, which by-laws ma lie amended at
any time by a two-thirds vote of all theilirecfors.
J. I'. Beckek,
C. II. HlIKLDOX,
Hkumx I. II. Okhi.uicii.
W. A. 3lcALMSTl.lt.
Joux W. Kuu.v,
John J. Sli.ijvs.
Statk ok Xkhrasiea, )
On the'Jlst day of November, A. D., lv-7, before
me. the undersigned, a notary public iu ami for
said county, personally appeared all the alioie
named incorporators and each for himself er
sonnlly acknowledged the signature ami delivery
of naid instrument to lie their voluntary act
and deed. In witness v hereof I have hereunto
wt my hand and affixed my official snal at Co
lumbus on the d ay and date last above written.
tvi..:i ci 1 Otto HF.nr.R,
Notarial Jyal.l ;,,llect Notary ,,,,,;,.
NOTICE OF SALE.
In the matter of the estate of Chnrlc lleits
Notice in hereby given that in iiursuance of an
order of Alfred 3i. l'ot. Judge of the District
Court of I'latte county, made on tho 25th day of
November, 1N7, for the uale of real estate herein
after descrilied. there will lie sold at tho resi
dence of the late Charlci Heitsman, deceased,
situated on the southwest quarter of section ten,
C'reston township, I'latte county, Nebraska, on
tho 28th day of January. 1S&4, at 1 o'clock p. m
at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash,
the following ilescriUil property, to-wit: The
south half of the northwest fourth of section
ten, and the west half of the northwest fourth of
section fifteen, all in township twenty, north,
ranee one, east of the sixth principal meridian.
Said lands to. bo sold subject to tho following
mortgagea: TheS. 'of N. W. '4 of section ten
subject to a mortgage of 173 U Ira Davenport;
one for 32-"0 to 1. Gluck. and oue to Ira Daven
port for J32T.. On the W. 'J of the N. W. of
section 15, a mortgage to C. I. Js A. B.Dewey for
S10U. Said sale will remain open one hour.
Dated this 2t'.th day of December, ls87.
I. J. Nichols,
Executor of the estate of Chariot lleitsman, de
To nil whom it may concern:
The cuminis-ioner appointed to report upon
the application for the vacation of all that part
of the Lookiiigglast Divide public road com
mencing on the south line of sectlonjli. town la.
range 3 west, and running thence northwester
ly tlirottzh and to the nortli llncofsaid section
18, thence west, thence northwesterly through
sections !2. land'.', in town 19, raiiRe 4 west,
and terminating at the northeast corner of
NKU f .section 2, town la, range 4, wcsijuus re
ported in favor of the vacation thereof, and all
objections thereto, or claims for damages must
be tiled in the county clerk's ofllce on or before
noon of the 3d day of February, A.I). 18JW, or
the said described road will tie vacated without
Dated Columbus, Neb.. Nov. so, ls7. S-VSt
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
Notice i hereby aiven that sealed proposals
will be received at the otlice of tho I ounty
Clerk in Columbus, up to 12 31. of the 1th day of
January, A. I).. lSe3, for the construction of a
brick addition to tho Court House to bo U6ed for
jail and county offices, also for removing cage,
and also for construction of fire-proof vaults as
per plans and specifications on file in this office.
Bids will 18 received for the entire work, also
for the parts above specified separately, the
Board reserving the right to reject any or all
By order of Board of Supervisors.
R. II. IlKXKT, )
J. C. Swabtmlv. -Committee.
H. J. Hctisos. )
Atte,t:J John Stacffeb,
The Btate or Nebbaska, i .
Madison County. J BH-
Emily Langill. non-resident defendant, will
take notice that on the 30th day of Decemlier,
A. P. 1SS7, Levi SI. Langill, the plaintiff herein,
filed his petition in the District Court of I'latte
county, Nebraska, ngainst the said Emily Lan
gill, the object and prayer of which are to pro
cure a divorce from her for wilfuUy deserting
aad wilfully absenting herself from said plain
tiff for more than two years without reasonable
and just cause.
Yon are required to answer said petition on or
bofors the 18th day of February. A. D. 1884.
Levi I. Lisatu.. Plaintiff,
By Alba k Robins on, his attorneys. i-i
CyOnr quotations of the markets are obtained
Tueaday afternoon, and are correct and reliable
at the time.
Corn (inear) 35
Com (shelled) 85
Hams " 15
LIVE STOCK. N
Fat hogs 1 75509
Feeding steers S250S 09
Fat steers $JWHJW
lowa .... .. .................. w '
Hard, Pennsylvania IS 00
Hani, Colorado 1209
Bock Springs, nut 809
Rock Springs, lump 7 00
THE LA1SEST ill fllKT STICK
- west of Omaha, at
Tho best timnufnctories of the countrj
represented. Not to be undersold
by anybody. Come and see
This la the most PRAOTIOAIt HKZH-OUT
8HOB over Invented.
It la very GENTKEIianaDBES8T and give
the eamoprotectlaaasabootorover-calter. itfts
convenient to put on and the top can be adjusted fa)
tcnyimUob7Blap!jr moving taabaUooa.
For uale by
i:iih Oct. 'rti-tr
FAMILY : JOURNAL.
A Wrvkly Newspaper issued every
)!2 Columns of reading matter, con
sisting of Nebraska State News
Items, Selected Stories and
T"-Snmple copies sent fret- to auy udilress.""flfe5
SI a year, in Advinct.
.M. K. Tuhskk Co.,
Plntte C., Xebr.
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CO.MIM.KTK S.IX.CK OK
Furnishing Goods !
BOOTS & SHOES,
j -j-CmII, Mxuniiuf (hmmIii mid learn
j Greisen Bros. & Co.
ALWAYS ON HAND A FULL AND NKW LINK
OF GROCERIES WELL SELECTED.
CANNED AND DRIED, OF ALL KINDS,
O UARANTEED TO RE OK REST
DRY GOODS !
A GOOD AND WELL SELECTED 8TOCK AL
WAYS AS CHEAP AS THE CHEAP
BOOTS & SHOES !
E7-THAT DEFY COMPEXITION.
BUTTER AND EGGS
And all kinds of conn try produce taken in traita
and all Rood delivered frto of chnres
to any part of the city.
KKKP ONLY THE BEST GRADES OF FLOUR .
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