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WEDNE8DAY, JANUARY 11, 1888.
A. AN. TIME TABLE.
Leaves Columbus 930 a.m. 4:45p.m.
Bellwood 9:3 " 5:25 "
" David City 10:07 " 6:10
" Seward 115 &
Arrives at Lincoln 12:15 11:45
nr Wtm Tjnroln at 3:55 n. m.. and
arrives at Columbus 70 p. m; the freight leaves
Lincoln at 70 a. m., and arrives at Columbus at
2:00 p. m.
C. & L. Kramer
Take this method of letting you know
that their entire stock of clothing and
dry goods and boots and shoes is to be
closed 'out at once at prices that will
sell them. Come and be convinced that
we mean just what we advertise. On
cloaks and overcoats as well as all win
ter goods we will give large discounts.
All staple goods are reduced in prices.
Woolen yarn, in different colors, 5 cents
per skein. Everything in the store is to
be sold at once. Ck.1i. Kbawkb.
oorso east. I . "io'J:"-
Atlantic Ex. 4:04 a. m.PMifif Ex. 12:40 a. m.
Chicago - 11:45 ium'Over'd"lyer'3a) p.m.
NoIlFr't... 90 a. m.JNo.23 tr't.. 45 p. m.
NOnFOLK AND OMAHV LOCAL.
Pass, arrive 2:J?,um-
" leaves for Omaha :lja.m.
arrives from Omnha BaOp. m.
" leaves for Norfolk 8:15 p.m.
MIXED FOB NORFOLK.
Leaves : ?&' m'
Arrives 100 p.m.
ALBION AND CEDAR RAPIDS.
90 a. in.
8:25 p. ci.
..9:45 a. m.
.4:13 a. m.
.6:30 p. in.
JT-A11 notion, nndr this heading will e
Chargd ct the ratH of $2 a J ear.
A LEBANON LOlMiK So. M. A. . r.tf a. m.
-AVV-Jugular nifetihge 2d VVVlnehday in each
All brethren invito to attend.
J. K. North, W. 51.
Coolidok, 8c'y. Wl
Pill pickles at E. Void's.
The .TonKNAi. oflico for job work.
Another snow Friday morning.
. Subscribe now for the JouitN'Ai.
. To Steen Hasselbalch's for good rigs.
Organs! Call at A. k M. Turner's.
The JouitXAii for job printing of all
Cold weather is unhandy some
titues. Go to Kramer's for great bargains,
' at once.
Oysters, fish and poultry at Knox &
Routson t Jlerndon have leased the
Henrich insures all kinds of property
at lowest living rates.
For S.uji A fresh Jersey cow and
yonng calf. T. C. Bauer. 37-3
Modern Woodmen, Thursday even
ing, at H. J. Hudson's office.
As good as the best, and as cheap as
, the cheapest, at J. B. Delsman's.
Good,fresh meats at Knox & Fanch
ser's. They solicit your patronage.
The best, assortment of dinner sets
and lamps at Herman Oehlrich it Bro.
Do not fail to call on Henrich and
get one of those lovely calendars for '88.
Crcckery, glassware and lamps at
the lowest prices, at John Heitkemper's.
The Nebraska Live Stock Shippers'
Association meets at Omaha this even
ing. Don't buy any real estate without
getting an abstract from Gus. G. Becher
k Co. 15-tf
Henrich will insure your home for
you and give you time to pay the pre
mium. - Gus. G. Becher k Co. have complete
abstracts of all real estate in Platte
Kramer's mean what they advertise.
They will sell you a suit of clothes at a
Subscriptions for the Nebraska
Family Journal, SI a year, taken at
Dwelling houses and business build
ings for rent. Call at Weaver's real
Canvass the merits of t he Domestic
sewing machine before investing money
in any other. 10tf
' Early Rose, Early Ohio and Snow
tlako potatoes for sale for seed. Wm.
Jones, Columbus. Hleow-tf
January 1st, Alice Mabel, daughter
or Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith, of Schuy
ler, died of diptheria.
- -Copy of any patent at government
price, 25 cents in stamps. C. A. Snow k
Co., Washington, D. C.
Notices to tax-payers are being pub
lished by the different township treas
urers throughout the county.
Knox k Fancher have opened their
new meat market on Olive street, two
doors north of Brodfeuhrer's.
-Wo will bring it to your house. The
lilce ice is pure. Order of Ice and Fish
Co., a Arnold's Jewelry Store.
The Western Cottage Organs are the
best. Get prices of G. W. Kibler, travel
ing salesman for A. k M. Turner. tf
Edith Arnold captured the Beatrice
theatre-goers, as did also the comedian,
Willard Simms. Beatrice Express.
Selden k Camp went to Omaha
Friday to fit up for the job department
of the proiosed Platte Center News.
C. k L. Kramer contemplate going
out of business in this town. Now will
be a good time to buy goods of them.
A rush of legal advertising at a late
hour prevents our giving a list of pres
ents at the Chambers-North wedding.
Hon. John J. Sullivan, city attorney,
argued the bridge-bond case before the
Bupremo court at Lincoln Tuesday of
Henrich is exclusive agent for in
surance of live stock against disease,
accident or theft. Get your horses in
The Schuyler Sun gives a lengthy
list of the bachelors of that city availa
ble for marriage. A good sample lot
for leap year.
Why send your money east for in
surance when you can get as good or
better protection in the "Home Fire"
Barney McTeggart gives his ex-
'clnsive attention to the public, in the
w&y of transporting them, their bag-gage-and
their freight. 36-4t
Ex-Sheriff, D. C. Kavanaugh will
s remove to Platte Center, where he will
iter into business. D. C.'s personal
friends wish him all success.
If you want a sweet, juicy roast,
call at Knox & Fancher's.
Dried beef, chipped ready for table
use, at John Heitkemper's.
Delsman keeps good goods, and will
not allow himself to bo undersold.
The celebrated Lehigh hard coal,
$13 a ton, delivered. L.W. Weaver Co.
Dried fruits, raspberries, prunes,
plums, currants, apricots, apples, dates,
raisins, at John Heitkemper's.
Go to the Fire Store and get a good
overcoat for S1.75. They must close out
their entire stock in ten days.
The Journal is on sale, each week,
at the book and news stores of E. D.
ruzpaincK ana x. n. uavis, at o cents
Greisen Bros, sold 110 hogs Thurs
day to Willard k Frazier a pretty good
harvest. 'Threshing hogs" pays in this
Revival meetings began at the Bap
tist church Monday night. Rev. B. S.
Hayes, evangelist, is to be here soon. All
Herman Backenhus called at these
headquarters Thursday, renewed his sub
scription and ordered his address
changed to Leigh.
-Money on hand, no delay in com
pleting loans. Rates and terms as low
as the lowest, and as good as the beat.
Gus. G. Becher k Co. 15-tf
Use the pure spring water ice this
season; it costs no more. We put it in
your ice box for you. Order of Ice and
Fish Co., at Arnold's. 2-38-4t
Butter 20; eggs 22; potatoes CO;
wheat 53; corn 35; oats 23; fat hogs 4.75
to 5.00; fat steers a00 to 4.00; fat cows
1.75 to 2.00; feeding steers 2.50 to 3.00.
- -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 the
Western Cottage Organ and Domestic
Sewing Machine, both of which stand at
the head of their class, and are guaran
Willard k Frazier recently bought
of Henry Lucre 47 hogs that averaged
425 lbs. each a very fine lot, but Frazier
says he has a lot ahead that will even
- L. R. Bolles, Esq., traveling Passen
The supreme court decided yesterday
in favor of the legality of "our Loup
The county supervisors are in ses
sion. R. H. Henry has been -elected
chairman. Fall proceedings next week.
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
Manager Waggoner gives us the fol
lowing prices, net, as received for grain
yesterday by the F. P. Association:
White corn 39c, yellow 37c; wheat 60c;
Willard Simms is a superior come
dian, and his eccentricities wero greeted
with rounds of applause. The whole
company is meritorious and contributed
to -the success of the presentation.
Daily State Journal. At Opera House
Almost every day we are reminded
by some fact that the territory in which
Columbus dealers can do business is
being narrowed. Of course, the limited
space is being more closely occupied,
but if Columbus wishes to hold her
volume of trade she muBt secure it
through the establishment of factories.
Last week the Journal mentioned
the death of Miss Clara C. Rowe, daugh
ter of A. T. Rowe, formerly of this
county, now of Oakdale, Nob. At that
time the cause of her death was not
known here. Her affliction was conges
tion of the bowels. She was 13 years, 7
months old,and the only surviving daugh
ter, her sister having died about a year
The prohibitionists of Nebraska
have, been called to meet in delegate
convention at Lincoln, Wednesday, Feb.
15th, 10 a. m., for the purposo of elect
ing 17 delegates to the national conven
tion. Platte county is entitled to 13
delegates. Secretaries of county con
ventions are urged to send lists of dele
gates, together with post-office addresses
to C. F. S. Templin, Nebraska City, as
soon as the delegations are electod. It
is recommended that county conventions
be held as early as Feb. 8th.
For the January term of the district
court for Platte county, boginning Jan.
16: Joseph Beuttner, M. F. Macininch,
Frank German, A. Potter, Henry Sassen,
Wm. Pinson, J. W. Lynch, G. P. Clark,
J. H. Drinnin, Owen Quinn, Clay Shep-
hard, G. R. Krause, R. P. Brigham, Jos.
Brockhaus, E. A. Gerrard, Frank Muff,
D. A. RobinBon, N. S. Hyatt, Wm. Sulli
van, L Fellers, Wm. Ferhold, Thompson
McLean, Joseph Bucher, John Graham.
We learn, through train men, of a
fearful wreck Sunday night on the Un
ion Pacific near RawlinB, a freight train
running into the rear of a passenger
train two emigrant cars were burned,
and one 6leenor nartiallv destroved. sov-
ger Agent of the Chicago k Northwest-j enil jives i Iost and one brakeman
breaking a leg. It is said that the con
ductor of the passenger train was found
after the wreck, but was insane. The
blame is placed on the conductor of the
freight train. It is feared that authen
tic accounts will give greater, loss than
is here referred to.
ern Railway, was in town Saturday in
the interest of his company, one of the
very best in the west.
Subscribe for the Nebraska Family
Journal. Thirty-two columns of choice
reading matter, news, stories and mis
cellany every week, for SI a year. Is
sued by M. K. Turner k Co. tf
John G. Heitkomper has been afllct
ed for the last week with lung fever.
Gerhard and family came down from
Hastings Wednesday last, to see his
father, whose age is 73 years.
Buy the Henry F. Miller pianos of
A. k M. Turner equal to the very best.
A musical instrument that cost as
much as a small dwelling and lasts a
life-time should be a good one. 33tf
The Columbus Journal and the
Nebraska Family Journal, both pub
lished by M. K. Turner A: Co., Columbus,
Nebraska, for 2.00 a year, if paid in
advance. Specimen copies sent free to
A number of our subscribers are
taking advantage of our offer of the Co
lumbus Journal and Nebraska Family
Journal, one year in advance, 64 col
umns a week, for 52 weeks, for $2. Now
is the time to subscribe.
Too much praise of the Clair Patee
Company can not be said, while the
acting of Edith Arnold was almost be
yond the power of criticism. Beatrice
Daily Democrat. At Opera House, three
nights, commencing Jan. 12th.
I will sell $650.00 worth of property
for $350.00; s. e. 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.
A. fe 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
The accomplished young actress,
Edith Arnold, as the leading lady, was
well supported and most favorably re
ceived by crowded houses during the
week. (Omaha Daily Stockman. At
Opera House, three nights, commencing
ing Jan. 12th.
The entertainment of Blind Boone
Monday evening was attended by a large
audience, who were exceedingly well
pleased with his performances. He is
certainly a very remarkable musical
genius, having a most wonderful memo
ry for sounds.
- The Journal acknowledges a pleas
ant business call Thursday from Henry
Welch. He tells us that Shell Creek
post-office has been removed to his resi
dence, about a mile and a quarter north
west of the mill. Mr. W. has received
We learn, by a letter from Mrs.
Lauck, that her husband, G. C. Lauck
is dangerously ill, lingering between life
and death, at his home in Bird City,
Kansas. Mr. Lauck has many warm
friends in this city, who will be grieved
to hear of his illness.
Considerable interest is felt here in
the next move of the B. k M.in the
North Platte country. We clip a para
graph from the Schuyler Herald of the
4th. It is one of the "reliably-informed"
order of facts which may or may not be
true, though founded on fact.
The school board have formally ox
tended an invitation to the chancellor
of the State University to visit our
schools and make arrangements to con
form the course of study in our public
schools to that of the University, so that
high-school, graduates may enter the
It is rare that a better or more even
ly balanced company has appeared here
than the Clair Patee. Edith Arnold, the
lady star is far superior to many of the
loading actresses who have appeared
hero during the season. Her emotional
work was very fine and at times very
affecting. During the performance she
rose to a point of grandeur seldom
reached by stars of greater fame. Wil
lard Simms kept the audience in a con
stant roar of laughter whenever he
appeared on the stage.- Lincoln Demo
crat, At Opera House, Jan. 12.
Columbus Engine Co. No. 1, at their
meeting Monday evening, selected the
following officers for the ensuing term:
president, Geo. Spooner; vice president,
P. J. Schmitz; secretary, G. Frischholz;
treasurer, J. G. Becher; foreman Hose
Co. No. 1, O. L. Baker; assistant, C.
Schubert; foreman Hose Co. No. 2, Thos.
McTeggart; assistant, C. Tschndy; jani
tor, Thos. McTeggart. Tho following
delegates were elected to the State
Firemen's Association convention to be
held at Plattsmouth, Jan. 17: Louis
Swarz, W. B. Backus, O. L. Baker.
Messrs. Zinnecker k Taylor have
dissolved partnership by mutual con
sent, and Mr. L. G. Zinnecker has pur
chased the fixtures of the Chicago Bar
ber Shop (formerly belonging to Henry
Woods) where he will hereafter be found.
J. H. Craig, the late proprietor, goes to
Iowa. This old institution, nader the
new management, will be as good as it
has ever been, and whatever close at
tention to business and strict regardto
the comfort of customers can do, will
be done by Mr. Zinnecker. There will
be added to the usual accommodations
of the establishment, the privilege of a
warm bath and a "shine" at all times.
Dan Condon of South Omaha is in
Dr. Martyn went to Omaha Sunday
A. J. Arnold leaves this week for a
visit to California.
J. C. Fillman has greatly improved in
health the last few weeks.
Ex-county treasurer C. A. Newman
was at Lincoln last week.
S. J. Wheeler of Creston was in town
Wednesday and Thursday.
G. W. Kibler of Leigh was in the city
Wednesday and Thursday.
D. Anderson of South Omaha was in
town several days last week.
Warwick Saunders of the Platte Cen
ter Argus was in town yesterday.
Geo. N. Hopkins, Esq., supervisor
elect from Platte Center, gave us a call
John and Charles Harr and Peter
Streeter were in town Monday, bound
Mr. Rollins went down to South
Omaha yesterday morning after a short
sojourn at home.
Miss Carrie Shonlau has taken a posi
tion in the insurance office of August
Weis3 in Omaha.
Allie Rickly, of Rushvillo, Neb., is
visiting his father and friends. He looks
in splendid health.
airs, tionn jjisco oi uiarss was very
seriously ill last week, but we learn that
the danger is passed.
Wm. Engelbart was a pleasant caller
at these headquarters yesterday, making
the printer's heart glad.
Miss Katie Hayes of Platte Center
and Miss Mollio Condon of Omaha are
visiting friends in the city.
Miss Mae North went to Omaha Mon
day. She is attending tho Brownell
Hall school for young ladies.
Mrs. W. E. Doddridge of Atchison,
came up last Friday, staying till this
morning, visiting her relatives.
Georgie Barnhart, who had been vis
iting at Atchison, returned home last
Friday, accompanied by his aunt, Mrs.
Ed. W. North, chief clerk in the Val
entine land-office, who has been visiting
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. North
for several weeks, started for his north
ern quarters on Saturday.
C. A. Boise has been promoted from
being manager of tho Western Union
telegraph office here, to be train dis
patcher at Omah;L He is a man every
way faithful and very attentive to busi
ness, two qualities essential to a train
dispatcher. W. S. Howells takes Mr.
Boise's place in the office here.
Prof. L. J. Cramer visited the High
School last Friday morning.
In tho Junior grade Win. Craun of
Bismark township leads the class with a
standing of 99 per cent.
The room occupied by the Senior class
is not large enough to accommodate the
number now in attendance.
Quite a number of graduates from the
common schools of this county are in
attendance on the High School.
Wednesdays and Fridays are devoted
to kindergarten work in the different
grades. Last Friday quite a number of
handsome designs in perforating were
made by the primary grades.
At a teachers' meeting held early in
January, it was decided to promote pu
pils when they were qualified to enter a
higher grade. Pupils will not be com
pelled to await class promotions.
The High School boys have organized
a drum corns. Fifera Geo. Whalev and
Will Coolidge; snare drummers Earl
Pearsall, Bert Galley and Jesse Becher;
Wilk Speice presides over the bass drum.
The Seniors have commenced the
study of book keeping. Quite a number
of irregular students want to take this
branch, but cannot for want of seating
room. Next week the class will have an
actual business set. Money has been
ordered; a bank will be started and
actual business transactions will lie recorded.
JyaopalaeftfcePraeeeiiagsof the Beard f
Wxohxsdat. Jan. 4. 1888.
Board met ponoant to adjournment at, 2
'clock p. m with Chairman Hudaon presiding
d John 8tuffer deck.
Boll called and all the members present bat
Campbell of Humphrey, Olson of Walker and
Minntos of tho inset ing for the month of De
cember read and approred.
The bill presented by Clerk of District Court '
for-feea, case State of Nebraska t. Hamiltoa
Head, was, on motion of Sapr. Truman, ordered
placed oa file as prorided by the statutes, as per
Terbal opinion of County Attorney.
The claim of Merchants National Bank for
$133.99 for illegally issued tax oertificatee, was
on motion referred back to them, to famish tax
receipts and certiSeatoa to substantiate claim.
The bond of O. a Shannon as Deputy clerk of
District Court, for fraction of last term, was on
motion of Supr. Henry approred.
Bids for building addition to Court House
were now opened and read, and on motion of
Supr. Clark were referred to committeo of five,
consisting of Clark, Maher, Burrows, Truman
and Olson of Creston with instructions to report
The application of M. U. Rafter, for druggist's
permit at Oconee, was, on motion of Sapr.
Henry, referred to a committee, consisting of
Supra. Truman, Pinson and Braun.
The tax matter of First National bank with
letter attached from Hon. John O. Higgins, was
referred to Committee on Finance.
on motion Board adjourned until Thursday
morning at tt o'clock.
BGTTCHER & KERSENBROCK,
Heavy and Shelf Hardware,
Stoves and Tinware,
Pumps, Guns and Ammunition.
ryOnr quotations of the markets are obteimed
Tuesday afternoon, and aro correct and raUabla
at the time.
a RAIN, ETC.
Com (in ear)..
Com (shelled) .
The Celebrated Moline Wagon Sold Here.
OU& O. BECHER.
TiTOBSDAT, Jan. 5, 1383.
Board met at 9 o'clock a. m. Chairman Hud
son presiding and John Stauffer clerk. Roll
callixl and all the members present except
Olson of Walker and Rolf.
The committee to whom was referred the ap
plication of Martin B. Rafter, for druggist's per.
mit at Oconee, reported in favor thereof when,
erer the said Rafter produces evidonoe that he
possesses a license from the state board of
The committee on settlement presented a de
tailed report which wa adopted and ordered
spread on the record.
The Board now proceeded to the examination
of the official bonds presented for thoir approval.
The bond of Gus. O. Becher. county treasurer,
for $1U0,0U0.00 was prewnnted and approved.
Motion by Sup'r Truman that county treasurer
Ous. 6. Becher be requested to furnish an addi
tional bond of $23,000, carried.
The following additional bonds were now ap
proved: John Stauffer, county clerk.
H. J. Hudson, county judge.
O. B. Speice, clork of district court.
M. C. Bloedorn, sheriff.
John Eusden, county surveyor.
J. C. Caldwell, coroner.
L. J. Cramer, supt. pub. instruction.
John Graf, deputy county clerk.
O. C. Shannon, deputy clerk district court.
lngvard Sibbernsen, deputy count)' treasurer.
H.G.Luechen,town clerk Sherman townhship.
BUS. G. BECHER & CO.,
Real Estate and Insurance Agt's,
sure APPUCAnra! B FanD r ,OWWl nU" ot ll,tent'oa l,Tt "ni1 ln . in auiounts to
Cnapltte Abstracts ef Title to all Real Katato in Platte county.
NOTARY PUBUO SJ.WATS IN Om
r'arai and City Property for Kale.
Iasuraare against Fire, Lightning and Tornado,
tho very best companies represented.
NtraMshlp Tickets lo and from all parts in Europe.
Flour .,. S200U
, . . 1339
Feeding steers .
$3 0064 (
Rock Springs, nut
Hock Springs, lump
Lifk akd.Vcoidknt I.N.iiTHANOE, none but
Til LAHIST ill flllST STICI
west of Omaha, at
Tho beet manufactories of the country
represented. Not to bo undersold
by anybody. Come and see"'
C. D. Murphy,
J. R. Keith.
Samuel Mahood, "
Martin S. Wagner, "
J. G. Kummer,
J. F. Dineen.
Geo. S. Truman, "
A. C. Pickett.
A. C. Anderson, "
B. H. Lathrop,
St. Bernard "
Shell Creek "
Lout Creek "
John H. Wurdeman, town treas. Sherman twp.
J. W. Apgar,
A. L. Back.
C. E. Grip,
John E. Dack,
J. F. Schure,
Geo. H. Brockhaus,
Thomas K. Ottis,
S. Creek "
L. Creek "
Monroe . "
NEW HARNESS STORE!
Just opeued, ou north side of Thirteenth Street, opposite Herman
Oehlrich & Bro'n. A complete stock of
HARNESS AND SADDLERY
GOODS OONSTANTXiY ON" HAND,
F13T 3STets, KoToes, "sTiiips, Etc.
LIGHT DOUB E AND SINGLE HARNESS A SPECIALTY.
Farm Harness always on hand at the lowest living prices. Kepairino
promptly and neatly done. Call in and examine our goods .
and get prices before buying elsewhere.
J". g-AT?.-rmTP. CO.
Pat Congrasa'HM MBBp
Application of sheriff Bloedorn for a residence
also for necebsary fuel for jailor was presented
and read and on motion, was referred to county
attorney for his opinion.
Gus. G. Becher, county treasurer, presented an
additional bond for fJT.,000, which was accepted
On motion. Board adjourned until 2 o'clock
The Clair Patee Dramatic Company
will appear at the Opera House for
three nights commencing Thursday,
Jan. 12. This company comes with first
class recommendations from the press
of the state and are far above the aver
age western dramatic companies. The"
will produce the first evening J. K. Til
lottmn's greatest production entitled
"Queena;" tlus splendid play will be
mounted with the elaborate scenery,
costumes and stage settings that char
acterized its original production in the
large cities. It is to be hoped that the
lovers of true -dramatic art will appre
ciate the coming of this splendid com
pany and greet them with a full house.
The company deserve it.
Tho Seward Blade gives some fur
ther particulars of the fire we mentioned
last week, as follows: "Coming down
from Columbus Thursday morning, the
baggage and mail car on the A. k X.
caught fire just before the train reached
Staplehurst. The fire was under pretty
good headway when the train pulled up
at the water tank. Before the fire could
be extinguished the whole end and a
large portion of the roof of the car was
burned. The mail was all saved, but the
agent had a cool berth until the train
reached Lincoln, where another car was
put on. All the baggage was destroyed.
One lady from David City, on her way
to Kansas, lost her trunk and clothing,
and returned to David City. A revolver
in the baggage car created a stampede
when the fire reached it and the balls
began to fly. The fire caughtfrom the
Tho report of Police Judge was refer
red back for correction as to remittance
Report of Chief of Police for Nov. and
Dec. read and ordered filed.
Report of street commissioner Elliott
was referred to committee on S. and G.
with instructions to take steps to col
lect amounts due from delinquents on
Com. reported settlement with City
Treas., showing $9,134.06 balance in
hands of treasurer, 34,993.90 of this be
ing from licenses.
The ordinance imposing a license tax
on occupations was passed and approved,
Councilmen Fitzpatrick and Schwarz
voting no. It provides for license tax as
follows: hawkere and pedlers, 810 a day;
canvassers for wearing apparel, $3; can
vassers for all other goods, 6 a day;
commission stores, sewing machine
agents, dealers in commissioned goods,
billiard halls, express companies, in
surance companies, lightning rod, each
310 a year; broker, loan agent, 820
each; druggists, 840 a year, licensed
The "annexation" ordinance was pass
ed and approved.
Adjourned to Jan. 21.
Review of the weather near Genoa for
the month of Dec., 1887.
Mean temperature of tho month 20.11
Mean do same month last year 17 02
Highest temperature on the 18th . 50
Lowest do on the 28th below zero 18
Ordinarily clear days 13
Very cloudy days 15
High winds-days 6
Calm days.. is
dumber of days on which rain or snow fell 5
Inchesof rain or melted snow ,... 0.59
Do for same month last year " 1.22
Inchesof snow daring the month 3.10
Do same mc last year -. 9.70
Solar halo on the 28th.
Lunar halo on 1st, 20th and 24th.
Parhelia 21st, 27th and 28th.
Parselenes on the 20th.
Fogs on 2d, 3d, 7th, 8th and 10th.
Violent storm of wind and snow from
N.W., commencing on the 31st at 1 a. m.,
and continuing without intermission for
Thursday, January. Gth, 1837.
Bonr.l met pursuant to adjournment at 2
o'clock p. in., with Chairman Hudson presid
ing and John Stauffer, clerk.
Roll called and all present but Olson, of
Walker, and Kolf.
On motion of Sup'r Clark the contract for
building addition to the court house was u ward
ed Cliarlei H. Davis fertile sum of 31,385 and
the clialrniHii ami clerk were Instructed to en
ter into contract with the said G'has. H. Davis
for the construction thereof.
Snp'r Henry presented the following:
Kksolvep, That the county attorney be. and
is hereby instructed to proceed at once to col
lect the fines and costs assessed against Rein
hold Brandt and others in the District court.
The following bills were allowed on the sur
plus collected of General Fund lew of 1S85. i
per county treasurer's report, and the clerk In
structed to issue warrants therefor:
John Stautler for dup tax lists for twp
collectors for the year 1887 J 366 22
Chas Wake costs .State vs McGrall 20 eo
" Kiley 22 25
Daniel llollenin costupprErlcksen road 30
August Kkm.-tii " " " 2 40
l'eter Matson ' " " 70
James Ducy " " Chr Johnssn rd 2 20
lens C Nelson " " " so
.1 W Clark 2 30
The county clerk, county treasurer, ami slier
lit presented fee books and 011 motion same
were referred to committee Waggoner, Hess
ami Newman, to examine and report.
Application of county treasurer for deputy
and two clerks was upon motion of Sup'r Henry
Application of county clerk for deputy and
two lerks w-.is granted.
The following bills were allowed on county
Bridge Fund levy for 13S7 and clerk instructed
to Issue warrants for same :
Fuller, Smith & Fuller ac St. Bernard tpS 10 30
Nye, Wilson. Morehouse Co account
Creston twp 53 01
ye. wuson, Morenouse Co uccount
supper at J. C. Swartley's. ou the 6th,
but owing to the storm we were not
present and are inclined to believe that
no one else was.
An entertainment was given by several
traveling minstrels at the academy
building last Monday evening at which
many of the neighboring young folks
were present, ourselves included. Some
fine magic-lantern views were shown,
accompanied by comic songs and expert
banjo playing, making it altogether an
The organization known as the ''Far
mers' Protective Association" is pro
gressing nnely. Its members include
most of the farmers of this vicinity and
they are shipping grain in large quanti
ties; with Steve Waggoner as shipping
agent and the enterprising farmers con
nected with it, we are sure to have a
permanent organization, which will be
both a credit and an advantage to the
The sun is coming nearer.
Three more blizzards in January.
Coal is very scarce in thiB neighbor
hood. Mr. Will Hess, son of our grain dealer
Mr. Hess, has been seriously ill with
lung fever for the past two weeks.
Mr. Meedel has rented his farm near
town to one Mr. Eby, who will take pos
session as soon as the weather permits.
The population of our town on Xew
Year's day was just 82, not 82,000 as
parties might think when flying through
on the wild trains of the present. In
deed we have more through trains now
than either Grand Island or Columbus.
Bettlonient presented the
Tho committee on
We, your committe appointed to make final
settlement with the County Treasurer, C. A
New-man, would report tliat we have performed"
thatduty and find tho following, viz., that he
received of collections
un iiO taxes
" 1871 "
" 1S7? "
" is75 " ::::;:
" 1378 " ..;:::
" 1S77 "
" 1378 "
.1 , ..
" 18H "
" is3 ::;
.. z ..
r. lt' , -
Licentte and hne received
State apportionment '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.
bchool land, principal, interest and
Cash in treasury on January 1, '87
Total amount received $302,018 41
We also find ho has paid out as follower
On Oeneral Fund wurrants and in'bt.
on county Bridge Fnnd'.:::::::::::v
roll and Labor Tax receipts and
On County Bond wararnts
DiHt. bchooi app'nt. orders, lionds
t? Ir.crt- I-nalty orders paid....
w landing bonds and int
.. ; an? Postage on name
.. ,?Iumbns precinct int. couHnn ..
t lty of Columbus tax reported to
the eamo protections a boot or orer-Kaitsr. Jtls)
toavenlent to pot on and the top can bo adjusted t
ti any anklo by simply moving tho buttoaa.
Por sale by
FAMILY : JOURNAL.
A Weekly Newspaper issued every
On villaxeof Humphrey order paid.
" " Platto Center " ....
TWD. nmlTwn rn?l.l nnL
' jen,ernI bridKe bond coupons"".".".". 2.WI
.rain imi-IUCl COUIxms
I) State taxes paiilstato "..".
t Overpaid on School Dists
County Treati. fees as per report ..
. 31,215 99
32 Columns of reading matter, con
sisting of Nebraska State News
Items, Selected Stories and
S5?Saniple copies sent ftuf. to any sdilress.-;
$1 a ytir, in idvmct.
M. K. Tuknek Co.,
Plutte Co., Xobr.
Total amount received. .
" " paid out
Humphrey twp 33 05
Nye, Wilson, Morehouse Co account
Nye, wiison, Morehouse
.Ifiiiiiiihrey twp 7J 90
ye, wiison, .-uureuouse 1,0 account
Creston twp :ii at
Sam K Painter acct St Bernard twp 7 03
Nye, Wilson,, Morehouse Co account
&t jseniaru two .. j; 00
iiorenouse Co account
Monroe Township. '
Mrs. Wm. Hollingshead left for Iowa
Miss Eva Baker was married to Joseph
Salleck Thursday, the 5th.
There was a New Year's party at Bobt
Sutton's. All enjoyed the occasion very
As the person who was elected town
clerk failed to qualify, the board ap
pointed Geo. Truman in bis place.
T. 0. x.
ht Bernard twp...
Nye, Wilson, Morehouse
urauu I'ralrie two-
R Y Lisco acct Columbus two ..
Loran tlark & Co acct Woodville twp..
Chicago Lumber Co acct Joliet twp
rim uioeaoru acci iosiiTeea iwp .
8CUDDER-JACK80N-Jan. 2d. L. W. Scol
der and Miss Cora Jackson of Creston township,
CHAMBERS NORTH Jan. 4th. 1888. at
Grace Episcopal church, this city, by Rev. R. L.
Knox, Ldwin H. Chambers of, Niobrara and Miss
Stella Gertrude North, daughter of the lato Maj.
The marriage took place in the presence of a
large numlier of invited friends and acquaint
ances; Hon. J. E. North Rave away the bride, and
Mrs. Jane North tho groom. After the impress
ive ceremony and the congratulations of friends,
a dinner and reception were given to tho rela
tives at the residence of the bride's uncle, Hon.
J. E. North.
The future homo of the happy couple will be
at Niobrara, this state.
Many heartfelt regards have been expressed at
the departure, from our city, of one who has
here grown to womanhood, beloved by all who
know her, and many wishes for future prosperity
and happiness follow the bride and groom to
their northern home.
F II Gerrard acct Lost Creek: tun
Wm Elmers acct Granville twp
Chicago Lumber Co acct Granville twp
retltion to change polling or voting place in
Loup township, from the school house In Dis
tricts? to the school house In District 73, was
The committee to whom tame was referred,
returned the fee books of the clerk, treasurer
and sheriff with the following certificate at
tached to each: -'We, the committee on fee
books, And the fees in this book corrrct.
(Signed) Steve Wagookkk.
Wat J. Newman.
Wst. Jl. IIess."
The report of committee was on motion
Minutes were now read up in full and ap
proved to date.
A unanimous vote of thanks was tendered
Chairman Hudson, and the board adjourned
The principle topic of the day is cold
Miss Sybil Butler visited friends at
Richland last week.
R. C. Mueller bagged several large
jack rabbits the other day.
The enrollment of the Bismark acade
my is increasing almost daily.
Hogs from this neighborhood are be
ing rapidly transported to market.
Mrs. Oscar Burns of Osceola is visit
ing her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
E. M. Stickly had several hundred
bushels of corn shelled last week; Will
iam Moore and John McGill did the
'There was to have been an oyster
liEWIS-Jan. 2d, near Creston, of typhaid
fover, Mrs. Joseph Lewis. She leaves a hnsband
and two small children. The Humphrey Inde
"Mrs. Lewis is an elder daughter of Sup'r.
Campbell of Humphrey township, and she is the
fourth child he has lost during th last twelve
months, and if we mistake not the fifth sinco his
residence of three years in our midst. It is not
often a family is so severely afflicted, and a
sympathizing community grieve that their cause
for sorrow is so frequent and continnous."
S202.0WJ1 ?202,O4S 41
To balance in t rcasnry $.3,lt2" 77
Oh Jan. 3d '88, wo find tax
es paid Mate tax H,78101
Hy balance 874,491 IK
To bnl. in Trea. Jan. 4. l.d " SjIjOTtiI
Articles of Incorporation of the ''Commercial
. Bank" of Columbus. Nebraska.
aaverusemenis anaer this bead live cents a
line eacn insertion.
FOR good yonng breeding stock of all kinds,
call at Bloomingdale stock farm. A. Hen
rich, Platte Center P. O. Neb. 30-tf
TZ7M. 8CHILTZ makes boots and shoes in the
" oet styles, ana uses only the very best
stock that can be procured in the market. 52-tf
ORDER YOUR HACK OR 'BUS of Walgraf
Bros, at reasonable rates, to the Skating
Park or other places of pleasure. Telephone
TpORSALE cheap and on very easy terms, by
reason of age of proprietor the be ft farm in
Nebraska, 840 acres. Apply to P. W. Henrich,
Columbus, Neb. 5 y
To all whom it may concern:
The Board of Supervisors of Platte county in
seesion on Dec 14th, W, declared open a section
line road commencing at the southeast corner of
section 24, in township 17 north, of range 1 cast,
running thence, directly west on section line and
terminating at east side of the L. & N. W. Rr
right of way.
All objections thereto or claims for damages
must be filed in the County Clerk's office on or
before noon of the 29th day of February. A. D
1888, or snch road will be established without
Dated Columbus, Neb., Dec U, 1887.
tv . John Stactteb,
Pec- 28,-iw. County Clerk.
Sheix Crzxx, Platte Co., Neb. )
. , , Jan. 8th, 1888. $
At a regular meeting of the member of the
9"rm?J,PtMt church, knowa as the German
Baptist Congregation of Elk Creek, it was twb
moody agreed to have the same known hereafter
as the German Baptist Congrefatioa BUU
vye, me undersigned, J. P. Becker. H. 1. H,
wr?c,i?u,;-, SeIdon, Robert Uhlig. Jonas
Welch, Charles Reinke. S. W. Early, J.J. Sulli
van and W. A. McAllister, pursuant to the laws
of the state of Jsebraska, aiwociate ourselves
together and form a body politic and corporate,
for the purpose of engaging in and carrying on
a general banking bnsiniiw, loaning money, dis
counting notes, buying and selling city, county,
state and school bonds and warrants, buying and
selling real estate, making farm loans and cell
ing the K-une, and doing a general banking and
Th.ecorporate. nnmo "hnl1 "" "Commercial
Bank, the capital stock of nai"d conoration
shall be $50,000.00. divided into hhan-i of $100.00
each; not less than SO per cent, of said capital
stock to be paid in at the time of starting busi
ness, and tho balance of said capital tick may
be called in at anytime by a two-thirds vote of
all the stockholders. Said capital stock may be
increased at any tim to $250,000 by a two-thirds
vote of all tho stockholders.
The time of commencing this corporation hall
be November 21st, 1887, and it shall continue for
the space of twenty-hve years thereafter, pro
vided that any time three-fourths of all the
stockholders may declare the same dissolved
pay np all debts and liabilities, and then disl
tribute the remaining assets in equal proportion
to all the stock.
The business of this corporation shall be
managed by a board of seven directors who sliall
be residents of 1'Iatte county, Nebraska, and
elected by the stockholders at their annual meet
ing, which shall be held on the secon'd Thursday
of January of each year. Said board shall elect
from their own number a president and vice-
presiuent, ami may elect any persons stock
holders or otherwise, as cashier und assistant
cashier. .The indebtedness or said corporation
shall at no time exccl two-thirds of its paid in
capital, exclusive of deposits. Tho principal
place of business of said corjoration shall lie
loiumous. aeorasKK. it shall be the duty of thi
loard of directors to adopt by-laws providing
for the general management of tho affairs of this
corporation, which by-laws may lie amended at
any time by a two-thirds vote of all the directors.
J. P. Becker,
C. H. 8HELD0.V,
Herman P. II. OEnLnicn,
W. A. JIcAllistkr,
John W. Early,
John J. Sullivan.
State or Nebraska, .
Platte County. J9
On the 21st day of November, A. D., 1S37, lefore
me. the undersigned, a notary public in and for
said county, personally appeared all "the above
named incorporators and each for himself per
sonally acknowledged the signature and delivery
of said instrument to he their voluntary act
and deed. In witws y hereof I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed my official seal at Co
lumbus on the d ay and date last above written.
Notarial Seal.l SOc
KO.t TIJK NEXT
WE OFFKK OUR I.AKCJK ANI
COMPLETE STOCK OF
Furnishing Goods !
BOOTS & SHOES,
The State or Nebraska, )
Madison County, ) 8B
Emily Langill, non-resident defendant, will
take notice that on the 30th day of December.
A. D. 188., Levi M. Langill, the plaintiff herein,
nled his petition in the District Court of Platte
comity, Nebraska, against the said Emily Lan
gill, the object and prayer of which are to pro
cnr' a..d,.Torco rrom ner for wilfully deserting
and wilfully absenting herself from said plain
tiff for more than two years without reasonable
and just cause.
' You are required to answer said petition on or
bofore the 13th day of February, A. D. 1883.
t, ... . , IdrnM.LAKorLL, Plaintiff.
By Allen &. Robiasoa, his attorneys. 37-t
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
J37Call, rtxHmin(iiKJn and learn
Greisen Bros. & Co.
ALWAYS ON HAND A FULL AND NEW USE
OF GROCERIES WELL SELECTED.
CANNED AND DRIED, OF ALL KINDS.
GUARANTEED TO BE OF BEST
DRY GOODS !
BOOTS & SHOES !
THAT DEFY COMPETITION.
BUTTER AWD EGGS
And all kinds of country prodaee takes i trade
and all goods delivered free of charm
to any part of the city.
Km OMLT TU MtT OKADZ8 OF FLO V B .
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