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WEDNESDAY, MAHCHiM. 18S9.
CoMMODOltE KOREKT IL HlTCHCOCK,
U. S. X., died Saturday morning at New
The Oriental mill at Millsville, Mass.,
was destroyed by lire the other day.
A strike was inaugurated Thursday
at midnight among switchmen employed
by the C. B. & Q.
Teller has introduced a bill in the
senate for the admission of the state of
Wyoming into the union.
Iowa haB declared in favor of Win. B.
Allison as the unanimous choice of that
state for presidential candidate.
Mrs. Mat Foxdrc, known on the stage
as May Campbell, was the other day ad
judged insane at the Bellevue, N. Y.,
TnEEiipremo court and both houses
of congress adjourned on the 23d inst. as
a mark of respect to the memory of the
chief justice Waite.
Horace P. Rounds, son of the "late
public printer S. P. Rounds, was, the
other day at Chicago, adjudged insane
and sent to the asylum.
Hon. Church Howe was elected re
cently vice president of the Pacific
Ry. Co. in Nebraska, at a meeting of the
directors held at Superior.
Henry BEium, of New York, nephew
of the late philanthropist of that name,
was the other day chosen president of
the society for the prevention of cruelty
A REroRT comes from Oswego, N. Y.,
that a cyclone passed over a small sec
tion or the county, about a mile south of
Fulton the other afternoon, doing con
A recent report from Shanghai, states
the earthquake shocks in Yunnan contin
ued three weeks, destroying several towns
and causing much loss to shipping. At
Kien-Shiew 4,000 persons were killed.
A strong wind and heavy rain storm
passed over the section of Pittsburg.Pa.,
one morning last week, doing great dnui
uge to Uie telegraphic service. The
poles are down in all directions and the
wires are working badly.
Recent dispatches from portions of
Indianu, Illinois and Iowa report a drop
the other day in the temperature of 'Mc
to 40 , accompanied by high winds and
light snow. Fears expressed that winter
wheat will be seriously injured.
Mrs. Leiiknechaner, of New York,
came into police headquarters last Sun
day and announced that she had killed
two of her children and the third one
was dying. She told a pitifnl story of
poverty and persecution, which caused
her to end the lives of her children. She
The Central theater in Philadelphia,
Pa., w:is totally burned on the morning
of the 24th. The rear wall of the build
ing fell on the Theater Comique, imi..o
diately in the rear of the Central, and
completely demolished that structure.
A hotel and several stores and saloons
adjoining were Hooded with water.
The trial of the Bald Knobbers the
other day at Ozark waB interrupted by
the breaking down of John Matthews.
He confessed to a liberal share in the
Eden's Green butchery, and told his
" story. He exculpates Graves. He says
he was led into the thing, and wanted to
confess. The state refused his offer to
plead guilty in the second degree.
A statement came from Bismarck, D.
" T., on last Saturday that the Missouri
river ice gorge at Washington hnd broke
that morning, and the river was rising
.rapidly at Bismarck. Everything had
been placed in readiness for a flood, but
no danger to life or property was an
ticipated. It is said the great danger is
at Sibley Island, where the most dis
astrous gorges of the past have formed.
Wm. Neue, alias Newell, and Louis
Eddy, alias Three Fingered Jack, two
noted crooks, were arrested the other
day at Utica, N. Y., on suspicion.
largo quantity of valuable and ancient
coins of different countries, seals and
jewelry was found in their possession and
it is believed they have stolen a whole
collection of this description. The men
have recently been in Brooklyn, Cincin
nati and other cities.
While the Banquet theater at O'Porto
was in the act of carying on a perform
ance an explosion of gas occurred, the
theater took fire and was destroyed. A
number of lives were lost and many peo
plo injured. Eighty bodies have been
taken from the ruins. Most of those
buried were in the third row of boxes
and galleries,where whole families were
suffocated. The actors escaped. Some
corpses were found in the 6tage boxes.
As inquest was held the other day at
Macclesfield, England, on the body of
Samuel Stubbs, an aged and wealthy
owner of woolen mills. He started for
his home, a distance of four miles, in the
night during a heavy snow storm. In
attempting to scale a fence on his road
home he caught his foot between the top
Vail and the wire and was suspended
with his head in a ditch four feet deep in
enow. He hung in this position for
eighteen hours, during which time, in
his frantic efforts to release himself, he
tore away the brushwood, turf and a
bank or. the ditch:
In the theater calamity at Operto,
Portugal, a hundred persons were killed.
No reply has been made by the Bulga
rian council to the porte's dispatch
declaring Prince Ferdinand's position
Thursday night Gen. Bragg was ban
quetted at the City of Mexico by Ameri
The Prussian minister of justice de
nies that the conference of ministers
discussed the question of a regency.
Austria is looking to acquire a port in
the Aegean sea. Her uany consists of
11 ironclads, 2 unarraored cruisers, 5
corvettes, 39 torpedo boats, 8 river mon
itors tho same being manned by 9,1)00
The Russians are constructing sledges
at Stanislan for the transportation of
field artillerv through the buow.
Nelson's flagship off Cape Trafalgar,
when he encountered and leat the com
bined French and Spanish fleet Oct. 21,
180f, rides at anchor in Portsmouth
The situation between the central alli
ance and Russia remains unchanged tip
to the 24th inst. The news from Berlin
states that the only alteration arises
from a visit of the king of Roumania to
Vienna, which has resulted in a definite
treaty, under which Austria pledges her
self against any violation of Roumanian
It is reported from London that the
six days' match between cowlxjys mount
ed on mustangs and bicyclists has termi
nated in favor of the latter, they making
991 miles to 892 for the cowboys. Lane,
of Nebraska, replaced Beardly, who was
taken violently sick five hours before the
Advices from Geneva state that not
withstanding the peaceful assurances
that have been heralded from Berlin
since the death of the emperor, military
preparations are being pushed forward
with vigor and by April Switzerland will
be thoroughly prepared to defend her
neutrality should it become necessary.
The fortifications at Mount St Gothard
are now all but completed and command
not only the tunnel itself, but also the
mountain passes which concentrate at
that point, and which renders the posi
tion the key of Switzerland on the south.
The ordnance or military department
bns been in readiness for monthB but the
infantry have not yet been fully supplied
with the improved Vetterli rifle of nine
millimeters. The transformation of the
guns of the eleven millimeter type into
the standard is going on as rapidly as
possible, however, and it is expected
that the active army, if not the reserve
also, will be equipped with the improved
arm within a month or six weeks. The
reserve has been increased under the
law recently passed by the federal
chambers until it now numbers nearly
100,000 men. They will not be called
upon for service until hostilities actually
begin if they begin at all but as each
man is required to keep his uniform and
equipments at his place of domicile, the
rapidity of mobilization will be almost
equal to that obtainable if they were
regularly cantoned. The Swiss reserve
will probably be of more value than that
of other countries, owing to the fact
that almost every member of it is also a
member of one or other of the 3,000
sharp shooters' clubs of ' Switzerland,
which embrace a totul membership of
nearly 12.r,000 men.
Referring to a recent comment by the
editor on the duty of citizens to patron
ize home industries, a gentleman who
has been a resident of Omaha twenty
years, and is engaged in the manufacture
of an article which enters into every day
family consumption, said: "My goods
are as good and cheaper than any
brought here from other citieu. If I
could have one fourth the trade of this
city I could give employment to nfty
men and as many women and children.
But merchants will Bhip from Chicago
and the east, and not only send money
away, but actually pay more for the ar
ticle. Can you tell me why they do it?"
The only explanation is that "distance
lends enchantment," and men are re
gardless of their own interests. Take
this one case. Home patronage would
give employment to the heads of fifty
families; add $40,000 to the retail trade
of the city, and keep several times that
sum of money in the city which is now
If the board of trade would organize
a bureau of home industries, whose mis
sion Bhonld be to induce merchants to
buy their supplies aa far as possible
from manufacturers in the city, it would
do a wonderful amount of good. It is
useless to ask practical men to invest
capital in a community that hasn't
enough regard for self-interest to pat
ronize home institutions when they have
an opportunity to do so without loss.
There are business men in Omaha who
send away for more material with which
to fit up their homes and establishments
when every article could be had in the
city at less cost; and these unpatriotic
citizens themselves expect to be sustain
ed by home trade.
Tf the business men of this city the
jobbers and retailers in all lines would
adopt the policy of buying their sup
plies from home manufacturers, the cap
ital invested and persons employed in
the industries would be more than
doubled in twelve months. Omaha
The supreme court of the United
States at Washington decided last week
three important cases. The court de
cides that Bell's patent as the inventor
of the speaking telephone is no fraud
but genuine, and affirms it. The court
also Rendered a decision in the case of
Bowman Bros. vs. The Chicago & North
western Railroad Co., which involves
the validity of the statute of Iowa for
bidding a railroad company to bring
intoxicating liquors into the state, etc.
The court holds that the power to regu
late or forbid the sale of a commodity
after it has leen brought into a state,
does not include the right aud iower to
prevent its introduction by transporta
tion from another state. The court also
rendered a decision in the case of the
Western Union Telegraph Co. vs. The
Attorney General of Massachusetts.
This was a suit to enforce the collection
of a tax levied by the authorities of the
state upon the telegraph company, and
for the purpose of enjoining that compa
ny from operating within the limits of
that state until the tax had leen paid.
The court held the tax against th com
pany valid and affirmed the judgment of
the court below for taxes amounting to
SI 0,618 to be paid by the company with
interest, to the state.
A report came from Calhoun, Ga., the
other day of a terrible storm or cyclone
that swept through Georgia and passed
over east Tennessee, carrying devasta
tion in its path. The residence of J.
Williams, three miles east of Lenoirs,
was completely swept away, and his
wife carried off in the wreck and killed.
The storm then crossed the timber and
tore up every tree by tne roots in its
track. The house of James Linginfalter
was reduced to kindling wood. In it
were John R. Smith, who was killed, and
a little daughter of Linginfalter, who
had a leg broken. Wm. King and John
Gideon's dwellings were blown down.
Several members of the King family
were badly injured, and two of the
Gideon family were so seriously injured
they cannot recover. The terrible cloud
in which the storm was enclosed appear
ed to be in a funnel-shape, which cut a
swath seventy-five yards wide through
the middle of the town, taking the court
house. Every building in its path was
damaged or destroyed. Several others
were wounded and killed.
It is stated in a Times special from
Chichuhua of recent date that a party
of Mexican troops and Southern Pacific
railway officials overtook the Stein's pass
train robbers, Larry Sheehan, Dick
Johnson and Dick Hart the other night.
The robbers barricaded themselves in a
house, compelling the family to remain
with them, and stood the attacking party
off for several hours, when the beseigers
succeeded in getting the family out and
set fire to the house. The robbers then
came out and fought. All three were
killed and the attacking party lost one
Chief Justice Morrison R. Waite, of
the United States supreme court, died at
Washington on the morning of the 23d
inst. of pneumonia, suddenly and unex
pectedly. His wife was absent in Cali
fornia to spend the spring months be
tween Los Angeles and Santa Barbara
on account of her health. She has been
a partial invalid for many years and has
permitted her daughter to perform all
the social obligations. The death of her
husband will be sad news and a terrible
shock to Mrs. Waite in her present con
dition of bad health.
The people of Dakota approved b a
vote the division of that territory and
for. the admission of the southern half hs
a state. Congress should not hesitate to
carrv out the vote of the citizens.
and twine factory at that place, with a
capital of S50,000. It is 6aid tho stock
is being rapidly taken and the project
will be a success.
The fire at Central City Friday night,
consumed C. B. Salisbury's wholesale
butter and egg" establishment, J. W.
Reed's confectionery, tho cigar factory
formerly occupied by H. Corcilins, and
the wagon and blacksmith shop of J.
Miller. Loss, 83,000.
Mrs. Fred Raymond, of Butte City,
Mont., stopping in Lincoln, waR taken
down the other day with small pov. She
was removed to a comfortable hospital,
with her friend Mrs. Flint, of the same
place to nurse her. Their husbands are
evpected in a day or two.
The outlook for farming this spring
is good at present aud we hop, the
farmers will be encouraged and make an
extra effort to sacure good crops this
year. Especially should care le exor
cised in the selection of seed wheat.
Probably all the wheat raised will le
consumed in tho grist mills and quality
as well as quantity is desired. Tt would
be well to soak the seed wheat in a
strong solution of blue vitriol to kill the
smut. About one pound of vitriol will
be the proportion for three bushels of
wheat. Boone County Argu3.
Great as were tho improvements in
the north part of the county last year,
yet wo confidently expect greater things
for the future. The drouth of hist year
seriously affected several states near us
and they neither had stock to fatten nor
grain to sell, and their attention will be
directed to our abundant harvest, the
good prices received for grain, and our
evidence of easy times and general pros
perity, and in their dissatisfaction they
will seek for change. We have the lest
shipping facilities, and that fact will un
doubtedly draw the attention of manu
facturies. Humphrey will boom. Inde
pendent. On Friday night, March 1(5, -Fred
May was run over by a passenger train
at Norfolk Junction, from the effects of
which he died on the morning of the
17th, four hours after he was picked up.
Letters found on his person proved him
to Ik) Fred Ma . The letters also indi
cated that he had a wife in Omaha and
a boy 7 years or age. The shoulder
blade, collar bono and upper end of the
humerus were broken in many fragments
and the soft parts about the shoulder
were almost completely pulpitied.
Superintendent Philben, of Elkhorn
road, telegraphed for Dr. Long, coroner,
who went up Saturday noon and held an
inquest. The subject of the jury's ver
dict was that death was accidental and
the company and the employes blame
less. He was about 27 years of age and
wore pretty good clothes. Chronicle.
The citizens of Waterloo were wonder
fully shocked and terribly excited fiver
the actions and conduct of V. II. Ayles
worth, whose homo is in Council Bluffs,
and who appeared in Waterloo Saturday
either under the influence of liquor or a
crooked line in a defective brain, and
without any reason whatever shot down
a peacithle and quiet citizen, George W.
Hill, a school teacher. After shooting
Hill he took to the Main street bhootiug
at everybody in sight. Marshal Cham
berlain, who had made two or thieo nar
row escapes from his bullets, provided
himself with a shotgun at his home, le
turned and found Aylesworth hiding be
hind a barrel. The Marshal called to
him to come out and give himself up.
He refused aud was getting ready to
take aim to shoot, but the old Marshal
was too quick for him, lired, and ho fell
with hi3 face riddled with buckshot and
bullets. He ha3 a wife and five children,
and his victim a wife and two children.
At last accounts both the wounded men
were still nlive and mav recover.
the Indian Bureau thoroughly. ''Little
Bill" Chandler, as the senator is some
times called, is a perfect terror when ho
gets started. He has a way of fortifying
himself with facts that is usually fatal
to his opponents. Howell.
THE PROHIBITION CACCl'S.
They Present a City Ticket-the Kirt In the
Editor Journal: - Enclosed please
find proceedings of prohibition caucus.
Tho ticket stands as follows:
Mayor, E. A. Geiratd.
Treasurer, C. G. iiickok.
Council 1st Ward, R. H. Hurd.
2d Charles Beardsley.
oil .1. N. Hoater.
Police Judge, S. C Gray.
Board of Education, It. J. Stewart, O.
City central committee, H. IX Coan
chairman; A. Luth secretary; Frank
Walgraf, John Drane.
A. W. Snider, Ch'n,
A. Luth, Sec'y.
In connection with our ticket, I would
say that we once more give the citizens
of Columbus a chance to vote a ticket
composed of men who are unflinchingly
opposed to rum in any shape and there
fore in favor of protecting our homes
against the mi! influences created by
dram-selling institutions. Friends, if it
is true that fret rum is an evil, it is none
the 1c.mh an evil if we as a community
receive live hundred or a thousand dol
lars a year license from it. The cry that
high license will close up the worst dens
and make the trade more respectable is
not very good logic, for this reason:
that the 1mv who eventually lecomes a
drunkard, not once in a thousand times
begins in the low dens; lesides, high
license makes a monopoly of the trade,
and if it were against the interest of the
trade or should diminish consumption of
liquor the brewers and distillers would
not favor high license. Governments
are instituted among men for man's pro
tection, and if that theory is carried out
in its laws we should lind no license for
any evils. We have no right to license
the vices of our people. The plea that
it won't hurt j ou if yon let it alone, is
not worth talking over, as every day's
doings prove to the contrary. Now,
friends, voto for prohibition and you
vote for jour boys and girls, your wives
and mothers, and your country's best
interest. I believe that if every person
in Columbus who thinks that liquor
selling is wrong were to vote and work
against it we should have a better town.
anxious to hear about the proceedings
or the canning enterprise in Columbus.
If that undertaking proves to be a fail
ure again we can safely say then, that
the ground is too hard in Columbus for
almost auy enterprise to take root "Put
the iron into the fire and strike while it
is hot." Tho reward is generally paid
when the prize is won. W cannot ex
pect any reward before the victory is
District 44 and "Vicinity.
A heavy sleet and snow Saturday
night and Sunday has put a heavy cov
ering on everything not under shelter,
and at this writing, Monday, March, 26,
every tree has lowed its head to the
earth, in submission to its heavy mantle
of ice, while sleighing is good. Tues
day morning, all melting in the warm
Fred Stenger is preparing to make a
large dam across a deep gulch as soon as
the season arrives, in which to hold
water for his stock.
Miss Johnson, a younger sister of Tom,
is expected to arrive this week from
Ohio, 111., and spend the summer with
Lydia, consort of N. E. Pomeroy,
who is a brother of Mrs. J. H. Drinniu,
died nnd was buried at West Jersey, 111.
Next Monday is annual school meet
ing day, and every voter interested in
the education and welfare of the child
ren should not miss the mooting in their
respective districts, on that day. k.
. Monroe Item.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Newton have a
Harry Miller has leen ill with lung
fever for a week but at this writing he
is a little better.
Mrs. Harriet Day died Saturday of
last week and was buried on Tuesday
following, in the Monroe cemetery.
Miss Myrtle Eymnn of Fnllerton is
visiting her aunt, Mrs. II. M. Waite.
Mrs. West of California has recently
lieen visiting friends in this vicinity.
School in district 39 commenced Mon
day of last week. Miss Ida Price teacher.
Air. ana iurs. nam i Aiexanaer nave a
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ALWAYS FOR BALE AT
Judge Gresham is charged with being
a free trader. While he wbb secretary of
the treasury under President Arthur he
made a speech in New York in which he
discussed the tariff, and in the course of
which he said:
In revising our tariff laws and reduc
ing customs revenues some interests
should not be neglected. Indeed, pro
tection to our own manufacturers and
laborers can and should be afforded by
taxing such imports as come into real
competition and admitting others free.
No one disputes that the republican
party is in favor of thus affording pro.
tection to our domestic industries. Reve
nue laws should be enacted with refer
ence to our local conditions and wants.
We should legislate in the interest of
our own people rather than in the in
terest of mankind at large.
That is good enough protection doc
trine. It is, in fact, the platform of the
republican party free trade for every
thing not grown or manufactured in this
country; protection for home manufac
tures. "We should legislate in the in
terest of our own people rather than in
Gov. Thayer has designated April 23,
'88, as Arbor Day.
It is stated that Hastings has secured
a $40,000 woolen mill.
The merchants of South Omaha have
organized a board of trade.
A new 85,000 brick school building is
about being completed at Rushville.
J. S. Cameron will take the place on
the Union Pacific formerly occupied by
The bondsmen of ex-county treasurer
Lapache of Colfax county have paid up
his deficit to the state.
The interstate commerce commission
closed its session at Lincoln Friday, and
left for the east Saturday.
Miss M. T. Ballantine has been confirm
ed postmistress at Syracuse; C. C. Jones
register of the land office, Neligh.
A trio of toughs were arrested the
other day at Nebraska City charged
with robbing a clothing house of that
Mrs. August Schoenbeist's residence
was burned at Falls City Friday night
to the ground. Loss on building and
An agent of the government has clos
ed up the sawmills in Cheyenne county.
The wood-choppers have been slaughter
ing timber on government lands.
It is declared by a Logan man that
mosquitoes visited that locality in Jan
uary and were buzzing around in a fa
miliar way at that place.
John A. Casto, of Adams county,
Lawrence A. Heiskell and Alfred Scott,
of Lancaster county, and Harvey
Brsncht, of York county, have been ad
mitted to practic before the Supreme
Court of this State.
Jos. Shultz, living east of town, has
lost fully one thousand tons of hay by
high water, and many others having hay
on the low ground between town and
the river have lost a considerable
amount. Schuyler Herald.
It was reported from Central City last
week that a young lady doing the do
mestic work for F. M. Persingerwent in
sane on the subject of religion. The ex
citement during the revival held there
was too much for her to stand.
A secret society in Chase county stir
red up great excitment by circulating
the other day and obtained two hun
dred signatures, praying for a relocation
of the eounty seat. The present county
seat, Imperial, is said to be in danger.
Another case of small pox was report
ed in Lincoln last Saturday, and the pa
tient was removed to the pest house. It
is believed that there need be no fear
about the spread of the disease, as every
precaution is being taken to prevent it.
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The business men of Fremont decided ervation8 by white flpeculator8.
(From imr reKiitar correionlent.
Senator Brown, of Georgia, refuses to
march to the administrative music. He
made a strong speech in the senate re
cently in favor of his resolution, offered
early in January, declaring it to be the
imperative duty of congress to repeal the
internal revenue laws at the earliest day
practicable. Ho ljelieves that dav has
arrived and that these laws should be
wiped from the statute look at once.
He believes that the money needed for
the sup)ort of tho government should
be raised by tariff, so adjusted as to give
American capital and labor all possible
incidental protection, and so that the
heaviest burdens shall 1m nut upon
He is opposed to tho government run
ning two tax systems, especially when
one of them is as obnoxious to the peo
ple as the internal revenue system is.
The senator's views are directly opiiosed
to those of Mr. Cleveland and the ma
jority of the democratic nartv. Mr.
Colquit, the junior senator from Georgia,
had on the Monday previous made a
speech fully indorsing the president's
tariff message, but senator Brown is in
the habit of making two internal revenue
speeches for every tariff reform speech
delivered by his colleague.
The senate has produced still another
aspirant for presidential honors; senator
Hale, of Maine, is the latest candidate
for a boom according to the gossips of
The government printing office inves
tigation is dragging slowly along. The
most noticeable feature this week was
Benedict's admission that his republican
predecessor had always shown a disposi
tion to adopt new methods and machin
ery in mat- omce as last as tuey were
approved by the trade at large.
Here's a chance for the poor lobbyist
to make some money. A sub-committee
of the house committee on public lands
are preparing a bill to declare a forfeit
ure of all unearned railroad land grants.
Of course the railroads will fight this
bill and that means a good deal to the
The republican minority of the ways
and means committee are leaving no
stone unturned in their efforts to get a
hearing for tho industries affected by
the Mill's tariff bill, but bo far they have
been fought at every turn by the demo
crats both in the committee room and on
the floor of the house. However, their
efforts will place the responsibility for
refusing a hearing where it belongs.
The presidential outlook from a repub
lican standpoint remains unchanged.
No one candidate is going to the front
very fast, although senator Sherman is
said to be making rapid strides in tho
south. The same thing was said of Mr.
Sherman in 1880, however, and he was
not nominated, and unless he shall de
velop some strength elsewhere than in
the south and in Ohio it is thought he
is not likely to fare any better this vear.
One result of his present prominence is
that he is being made the target for
democratic attack in and out of congress,
all of which is not to his discredit. John
Sherman may never be president but he
will live in history as one of the greatest
statesmen that the republican party has
Senator Chandler, chairman of the
senate committee on Indian affairs, has
attacked the Interior department for
allowing the Chippewa Indians to be
swindled out of the timber on their res-
Snow and cold still lingers.
Spi ing work has taken a relapse.
E. M. Stickly and family removed
Schuyler last week.
We learn that J. C. and W. H. Swarts
lev'.s horses aio hick with the distemper.
We received a visit the other day from
JuliuBThondelhour old-time friend who
has been roughing it out west the past
year; he intends to remain here this
L. H. Leuvy, teacher of the Academy,
received at the close of his school, a
handsome present from his scholors in
the shape of a gold pen and holder, the
present ion speech being made by C. D.
Wilson, one of his pupils, to which he
responded with a few choice words of
GeorgoIIodel, one of Bismark's re
spected citizens, received last week the
sad news of his mother's death, a resi
dent of Switzerland, who died at the
mature age of 87 years. Mr. Hodel has
the sympathy of his many friends in his
bereavement, and it is to be hoped that
no more such sad afflictions shall visit
him again for many a year.
L. H. Leavy closed another successful
term in the Academy on the 23d; in the
evening an exhibition was given which
was highly creditable to both teacher
and pupils. A large crowd was in at
tendance many of them coming a great
distance. A lengthy program was car
ried out, in which teacher and pupils en
gaged, music being furnished through
out by Charles Brush, an accomplished
accordeon player. Chaklks.
The scarlet rash has leen quite preva
lent in the neighborhood lately.
Mr. Bolton has moved from the J. M.
Dickinson farm to St. Edward.
Mrs. Oliver Guiles and Miss Sarah De
Toe visited at Palestine last week.
Mr. Berlin, sr., returned home last
Wednesday from Nonpareil, Box Butte
Co., where he has been for the last six or
A new house has been built on the
Mr. Wilson and family are occupying
their new house. Mr. W. has built a
new barn also.
Miss Ida Nelson, a sister-in-law of
Swen Swenson, died recently.
Nels S. Nelson has rented the R. B.
Kerr farm at Fairview, for two years.
Mr. Peter Walen has been suffering
from a sovere cold.
Sabbath school has been changed to
half-past ten instead of half-past two as
M. A. Hanchett will teach the spring
term of school in district 35, Nance Co.
Miss Olie Wright is teaching in the
Mr. John Nelson returned last week
from Sweden, where he has been all
winter settling up his father's estate.
His share was $8,000. He will build a
new house as soon as possible.
The weather has been very discourag
ing to farmers grain cannot be got to
market or sowed aud no plowing can be
done, and snow or mud prevents those
who have corn yet out in the field can
not get it. But all are hoping for better
Ry virtue of two onlwn of sale itutuetl by fl. B.
Sjieice, clerk of the. tlintrict court of Platte
county, Nebraska, uion judgments rendered in
said court in favor of Heid, Mnrdock Jc Fincher
at:ninrt Edward J. Huker and Iver Johnaon. and
also in fin or of Fairbanks A. Vo. against Edward.
J. liakernnd Ier Johnson, 1 have levied upon
the following real estate hh the property of said
Edward J. Baker and Iver Johnson, to wit: Bo
much of lots live, sis, seven and eight in block
ei'Khtj-two. as is not included in the depot
grounds or .he U. P. R. R. in the city of Colum
bus; part;, of hits seven anil eight in block
fifty-seven: icmniencinK at the southwest corner
of lot eight, running thence eighty-eight feet
north, thence eight feet eant, thence eighty-eight
feet south, thence eight feet west to the point of
starting; the north half of the south half of the
southeast juarter of the northwest quarter of
section twenty-four, township seventeen north,
range one webt; lot six in block three, lot three
in block tiftoen, Stevens Addition to the city of
Columbus, Nebraska; lot number nine in Hol
man's out-lots to the city of Columbus, Nebraska.
And 1 will, on the
3I8T Day ok March, 1889,
at 2 o'clock of said day, at the front door of tho
court houte of said county, in Columbus, sell
said real estate at public auction to the highest
bidder for rash, to satisfy said orders of sale, to
the amount due thereon in the aggregate, being
the sum of $S,llli..VJund 81.b0 costs, and accru
ing costs. M. C. Bloeuobn,
Sheriff of Platte Co., Neb.
Dated Columbus, Feb. 23d, 1S8H. 9feb5t
To all whom it may concern:
The Board of Supervisor of l'latte county, in
regular session March 7th, 13, declared the fol
lowing Section lines opened as a public road.
Commencing at east half section mound of Bee.
21, Town 17, Range t west, thence south on
section line to 8. W. corner of Bee. i!7, thence
east to N. E. corner of Sec. 84, thence south to
H. E. corner of Sec. S4, thence east to 8. E. corner
of S. V. . of Sec. 3d, all in Town 17. Range 2
west and known as the "Loupand Duncan road."
Also a section line road commencing at tha
H. E. corner of Sec. H2. Town 'JO, Rtnge 4 WMI
and running thence due north, six miles on
section lines to the county line, and known aa
the "John P. Johnson road."
Now all objections thereto or claims for dam
ages canrett bj the location thereof, must be hied
in the county clerk's office on or before noon
of the 7th day of May, Is, or the above roada
will be established without reference thereto.
By order of the Board of Supervisors.
Dated Columbus, Neb., March 7, lbss.
Uirmrlt County Clark.
The State of Nebraska, count) of Platte, ss: in
the l ounty Court, in and lor saiil county. In
the matter of the eMate of Thomas Edmison,
deceased, late of said county.
At a session of the County Court for said
county, holden at the County Judgx's office in
Columbus, in said county on the 23d day of
March, A. D., 18s8, present, Hon. H. J. Hudson,
County Judge, On reading and hling the dub
verified petition of Adelia Edmison, praying that
letters of administration be issued to her on the
estate of said decedent.
Thereupon, it is ordered that the 10th day of
April, A. 1., 1888, at 10 o'clock, a. m., lie assigned
for the hearing of said petition at the County
Judge's oitice in Paid county.
And it is further ordered, that due legal notice
be. given of the pendency and hearing of said peti
tion by publication in the Colcsiboi Journal
for three consecutive weeks. (A true copy of the
Dated Columbus, Neb., March 23, 1&S8.
H. J. Hudson,
2Smarlt County Judge.
BAKER PERFECT STEEL BARB WIRE.
i-Ifyoubnyit jongetl0(iro.Nof fence from 100 pound of wire, which no other will do.-
ERNST & SCHWARZ.
What better than a good warm coat for your
wife or daughter? Bargains will be given for
the next THIRTY DAYS, to close them out be
Five Hundred Suits !
Of men's, boys' and children's clothintr to dose
out. On account of the open winter we will close
out over 200 overcoats cheaper than ever known
Do not fail to see Galley Bros.' bargains be
fore buying. Remember these bargains will not
last long, we mean to close them out, so take ad
vantage of the bargains we shall offer at
Before we invoice.
NOTICE PROBATE OK WILL.
William Klere, deceased. In County Court,
l'latte county. Neb. The State of Nebraska to
the heirs and next of kin of the said William
Take notice, that upon filing of a written in
strument purporting to be the last will and
testament of William Kleve for probate and
allowance.it is ordered that said matter be set
for hearing the 13th day or April. A. D.. 1888. be
fore said County Court, at the hour of 10 o'clock
a. m., at which time any person interested may
appear and contest the same: and notice of this
proceeding is ordered published three weeks
successively in the Columbus Journal, a week
ly newspaper, published in this State.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my
hand and the seal of the County Court, at Colum
bus, this 19th day of March. A. D., 1888.
H. J. Hudson,
21mar4 Couaty Judge.
In the matter of the estate of Andrew Stull, de
ceased. Notice is hereby given, that the creditors of the
said deceased will meet the executors of said es
tate, before me. County Judge of Platte county.
Nebraska, at the Connty Court Room in said
connty, on the 7th day of Jnne, 1888, on the 2d
day of August. 1388, and on the 11th day of Oc
tober, 1888, at 10 o'clock a. m. each day, for the
purpose of presenting their claims for examina
tion, adjustment and allowance. Six months
are allowed for creditors to present their claims,
and one year for the executors to settle said es
tate, from the 11th day of April. 1888.
Dated Mnrch 16th, A. D.. 1888.
21marlt County Judge.
HEHR7 .-1JT: I CD,
Have a Fine Line of Staple anil Fancy
Crtcktry and Glassware,
Which were bought cheap for cash, and will bs sold
at very low prices.
Eleventh Street, Columbus, Nebraska.
McKINLEY & CARNAHAN,
i. r thn
large par ... ' I 4k. :.t. c n..u. J . i. rn. I l.of mV thit tliAv wnnld form 1 stock nnion d loitw m !. .mkUt '. a
when found he was etui aiive out in a l "" iuwwo-.. " . . u-. . . W- 7- C -,7 1 7 ""Sr", u- u Ti. D?wicv'- lV "
!Tafterward expired. ha BtDublican. company for eatabliahinjc a hemp mill tary Vila which is likely to waken up
.tew honra afterward expired.
Spring opens very slowly.
Farmers have had no chance to do any
seeding yet, and the work will have to
be done on the "doable quick."
Hon. G. C. Barnum will break 100
acres of land on the bluffs north of this
town thiB season.
The young folks had a social gather
ing at William Ernst's Saturday night.
Several parties talk of setting out
grape vines by the hundred this spring;
why not? It improves the value of the
farm and a glass of pure wine is also
Mr. W. H. Hess, grain dealer, has sold
his elevator to the Warren Live Stock
Co., who have immense feeding yards at
this point. Mr. Hess will probably go
to California soon.
In the county court of Platte county, Nebraska.
in the matter of the estate of Andrew F. An
Notice is hereby given to all persons interested
in the estate of Andrew F. Andersen, deceased,
that Clark H. Blecher, the administrator of said
estate, baa made application to said connty
court to have the time for paying the debts of
said estate extended to the first day of Angntt,
1888. Said matter will be heard before the Judge
of said connty court at his office in Columbus,
Nebraska, on the 7th day of April, 1888, at 11
o'clock a. m., when and where ail persons desir
ing to oppose may appear and be heard.
H. J. Hudson,
Columbus, Neb., March 8, 1888. llmarSt
50 : STALLIONS
AT AUOTIOjr, ON
THUEBDAY, APBIL 5, 1888.
Money to loan on improved farms in this and adjoining
counties, at current rates. We are prepared to close loans
promptly, in all cases where title and security are satisfactory.
Office up-stairs in Henry Building, corner of Olive and
Eleventh streets. jmyimtr
SPEICE & NOKTH,
General Agents for the sale of
Union Pacific and Midland t'acihe K. It. Lands for sale at
or on nve or ten years time, in annual payments to suit purchasers.
from ii.OO to 10.00 per acra for cmsh
. We hava also a large and choice
lot or oilier lanus. iinprovwi una uniinprotea, ior sale at low price and on reasonable terms. Also
Duainers ana resiueucv loio mine ciiy. no ep a complete aDarratl OI t
title to all real vstat in
Consisting of Imported and Grade Percheront
Clydesdales ana uieveiana nays, anil the Mtanu
ardbread Stallion C. C, also
100 OREGON HORSES.
Anyone wishing information in regard to the
Percherons or C. C. will please address ths Ore
gon Horse & Land Co.. Fremont, and for infor
mation regarding the Cldea and Cleveland Bays,
they will please address J. P. Mallon, Fremont.
Twelve months time will be given on Percher
ons, C. C. and Oregon Horses, at 8 per cent, in
terest, or 5 per cent, discount for cash. On
Clydea and Cleveland Bays, one and two years
time will bs given at 8 par Cent, interest, or S par
cent, discount for cash. Bale to commenca at 'i
o'clock p. m. Oixoon Horsk A Lajjd Co.
JAJDW r. 2IAIXOX.
The people of this neighborhood arw'L.M. Woods. Anctiontar.
W. T. RICKLY& BRO.
Wholesale ami Ketail Dealers in
tiaxie, Peilti) , aid Fresh Fish. All Hilda f Saasage a Specialty;
GaTCah paid for Hides, Pelts. Tallow. Highest market price paid for fat cattls.
Oliv. Strt, acood door aoith of First national Bank.
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