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WEDNESDAY. MAY 10. 1BS3.
A. &N. TIME TABLE.
Leavea Columbus ..
Ajrl.ee nt Lincoln..
920 a. m.
4 .00 p.m.
The passenger leaver Lincoln at 355 p. m., and
arrive at Columbus 7.-00 p. m; the f reisht eaves
Lincoln at 7:00 a. m.. and arrive at Columbus at
2.-00 p. m.
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" arrives fnm Omaha h:l:ip. m.
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A LEBANON LODGE No. W. A. V. A A. M
J-,le,pilar meetings 2.1 W.siiiesdaj m ear h
XX month. All brethren iutl to !''
r J. E. Nohth, . -u.
H. P. Cooliikik. S.-c'y. ivjuly
Com planting begins.
Farm hands aro in demand.
Snow Btorm in Michigan Monday.
Drs. Martyn & Sclmj,', office Olivo st.
For bargains in machinery o to
Dill pickles and Summer Sausage
nt E. Pohl'B.
Full lino of Kenta' low cut shoes at
Beat Btore, cheapest and lest jjoods
LeK'al blanks, a full lino, at John
Two Rood ifirls wanted. Call on
Mrs. A. M. Post. 2t
For tho latest stylo of foot gear, o
to T. Baumgart.
Eoyce & Lansing Bell Ringers May
23, at tho Opera Uouso.
Diphtheria is Incoming prevalent at
Howolls, Colfax county.
School board met last night, first
meeting of tho now board.
A goodly number of Platte county
citizens aro attending court.
-Ladies' and gents' lino Dongola shoes
jnst received at T. BaumgarL
'Tho bravest of men have the least
of a brutal, bullying insolence."
T. Baumgart exclusive shoo store,
Eloventh street, Columbus, Neb.
Remombor Ilonrioh insures against
liro, lightning, tornadoes and hail.
Wasteh - Immediately, a first-class
farm hand. Call at .Touhxal oflico.
For dry-goods, clothing, groceries,
crockery, etc., ek, go to Dolsmans.
P. J. Schmitz has added a room to
tho rear of his saloon on 11th streeL
There will Iwa Presbyterian sociable
at M. Brugger's, Friday evening next.
Pure spring water ico for sale. Or
der by tolephone No. 50. C. C. Miller.
The best, assortment of dinner sets
and lamps at Herman Oehlrich & Bro.
Order your spring and summer suits
at McKoan's, and got tho latest styles.
Eememlwr Hen rich insures live
stock against disease, accidents or theft.
Advertise in tho Journal, if- you
want to buy, sell or exchange anything.
The county convention at Platte
Center Friday promises to be interest
ing. District court has leen in session
since Monday, Judge A. M. Post presid
ing. Tramps aro on tho move and every
day they pester people for "something to
First-class goods, through and
through, at lowest living ratos, at Dels
man's. A danco at tho residence of Mr.
Osborn near President next Tuesday
A B. & M. engineer and fireman lay
over here at night, adding that many to
Mr. Rich, representing E. C. Condit
& Co., of Kansas City, was in town Mon
day, on business.
Anybody wanting pure, spring
water ico, leavo orders at Arnold's, or
telephone No. 15. 52tf
Tho new hoso cart has been purchas
ed and is on the road. Columbus will
have four hose teams.
Sample copies of the Journal and
the Nbb. Familt Journal sent free of
charge to any address.
Carl Kramer and family are now
living in their own dwelling, formerly
owned by Charles Matthews.
Remember Henrich's companies
were among the first to pay in the Platte
Center blaze of February 10th.
Remember that if you insure prop
erty of any kind without first getting
Henrich's terms, you lose money.
Patronized by the best people every
where, the Royce Lansing troupe.
Tickets on sale at Pollock 4 Co's.
Miss Loie Royce, one of the teacher
heroines of tho January blizzard, passed
through the city Thursday, bound for
Nick Blaser was in the city Thurs
day, on his way to Henry Rickert's,
where he puts up a private bridge over
Query. "Why is it Henrich can make
lower rates on insurance than other
agents? Answer: Because he writes so
much more business.
A number of tho delegates to Nor
folk came down yesterday morning and
took the train for Omaha to attend the
atate convention yesterday evening.
If you know of ten, twenty or fifty
men that are thinking of coming west,
please let us have their addresses and we
will send them copies of the Journal.
Gus. G. Becher & Co. have two
dwellings and lots for sale cheap. Must
be sold this week.
The Journal is on sale, each week,
at the book and news stores of E. D.
Fitzpatrick and J. Heitkemper.at 5 cents
Carl Kramer & Co. have sold their
stock of clothing to James IiutclifT of
Central City. The goods were invoiced
A small host of delegates from the
west bound for the congressional con
vention at Norfolk, camo in early Mon
Tho Omaha World is tho best and
cheapest paper in the state. The daily
is sent exerywhere for 50c a month, and
the weekly for SI a year. 43-20t
Butter 1G; eggs 10; potatoes 05;
wheat 02; corn 40; oats 25; fat hogs 4.25
to 4.75; fat steers M.25 to 4.00; fat cows
2.00 to 75; feeding steers 50 to 3.00.
--Please remember if you are notasub
scriber for tho Journal and Neuraska
Family Journal, you should be; only
S2 a year for both, if paid for one year in
bargains in crockery, glass
ware and lamps at John Heitkemper's.
Ho is closing out these lines of goods at
cost to make room for his liooks and
-A team left standing hitched fo a
gang plow belonging to Allen Gerrard,
got frightened and ran off. One of the
horses got down, the point of a plow
entering his bowels.
G. W. Washington, a direct descend
ant of Charles Washington, brother to
tho ''Father of his Country," is one of
tho names furnished by J. M. Macfar
land, Esq., for tho extra list.
May 23d, at tho Opera House,
' Private Tutors," it ought to bo good
- it is good, and as presented by tho
Royco .t Lansing troupe it is most ex
cellent. Tickets at Pollock's.
A vote on presidential preferences
taken on tho train from Norfolk Monday
morning, showed: Blaine 97, Gresham
34, Sherman 7, Harrison 7, Allison 11,
Hawley 1, Depew 3, Sheridan l,Forakor2.
Mr. Reed's communication was writ
ten in tho midst of tho wet weather. As
soon as tho grass gets dry, it would be a
good thing to follow his suggestions and
rid tho country of a myriad of chinch
All delayed freight lying on the
side-track of tho B. .v. M. has been clear
ed up, and hereafter freight will be for
warded with reasonable certainty and
dispatch, and on timo jis nearly jis pos
sible. "Appoaninres to wive Iiih only care;
So thincH te'm riKht, no matter what they
The above couplet is commended to
tho ''half-baked" Democrat who thinks
no matter how bad tho fact is, so you
cm deceive others by saying "it is not
Contractors will notice the adver
tisement elsowhero of tho Commercial
Bank for bids for tho construction of
their new bank building. As the Jour
nal has before remarked, this will bo
ono of tho very best structures in the
city, fire-proof throughout and a credit
to the town. Who comes next?
Fleishor t Co., consisting of N. A.
Floisher lato of Humphrey and George
Cramer of St. Paul, Minnesota, will
shortly open a largo stock of clothing,
etc., in tho Journal block. The room is
being fitted up for them. Tho Journal
congratulates tho city on the accession
of two young men of means and ability.
- The 35 fat steers Frazier bought of
J. 11. Reed and mentioned in last week's
Journal, brought 7 cents per cwt. more
than anything offered the day they were
sold at Omaha. Most of them were
coining 2 years old this spring. Good
breeding and early feeding will pay. All
of those steers woro raised by Mr. Reed
and givo somo idea of tho stock to bo
offered at his sale the last of this month.
Naturally enough, no doubt, those
who are frequent in their visits to houses
of ill-fame are opposed to the course of
tho Journal. Wo expect them to be,
until they change their manner of life,
and we shall account it a favor to us for
them to denounco the Journal and its
editor. If they should praise tho Jour
nal it would bo )rima facie evidenco
that something was wrong. A man's
words aro a sure index to his character,
just as much as tho company he keope.
Every investment made by laborer
or capitalist helps tho city to that extent.
Sometimes men forget themselves and,
lecauso they do not see some wonder
fully large institution, think it don't
amount to much. The best are gener
ally those that grow from small begin
nings, gathering strength and import
ance with age. With the great industries
of earth as with nature the mass is made
"Little drojs of water.
Little Krains of band.
Make the mighty ocean
And the beauteous laud."
And it is also true of the growth of cities,
railway systems, manufacturing enter
prises and all that goes to make up tho
bustling, busy world of men.
It is a wonder or has been during
the past week that any man should un
dertake to come into tho city from the
north with a load. During tho working
season this year that road should be
made a highway so that when the rain
falls it will run off into the ditches
on the sides, and, instead of grading a
place barely sufficient for two wagons to
pass, the ditches should go close to the
outside of tho right of way and be made
as deep as may be to yet allow drainage,
and the high-vray crowned in the middle.
When you leave the sod in this country,
you can't have a much-traveled road, in
wet weather, unless it is graded high
and has good drainage, and the sooner
the public recognize this fact the better.
The Omaha World calls attention to
the fact that the great industrial estab
lishments are starting branches in
country towns on the theory that taxes
are lower. There is also another reason,
perhaps two, why this is the case and
why such a policy may become a settled
practice. Frst, smaller cities and towns
are all coming to 6ee the importance of
having such industries with them, and
are doing everything in their power to
encourage their location; second, the
country towns are, where rightly gov
erned, less subject to strikes and other
adverse incidents of factory life; third,
if just railroad and other transportation
laws can ever be enforced, manufactures
will be erected and flourish where the
supply of raw product is greatest, other
considerations being equal
Jacob Greisen visited Platte Center
Mr. and Mrs. Rev. O. V. Rice were on
the sick list last week.
John Burrell of Creston was in the
city over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Wescott went east
J. R. Milslagle of Lindsay called on us
Monday while in town.
Thomas Wako camo up from Seward
Saturday to visit his parents.
F. Hanchett of Palestine was a caller
at newspajier headquarters yesterday.
Joseph Kudrna, sheriff of Colfax Co.,
was a Columbus visitor Thursday last.
Joseph Critesof Plattsmouh. a former
resident here, was in the city last week.
C. E. Burrell, tho B. M's efficient
agent here, was a Lincoln visitor last
Mrs. "John Sacrider has been visiting
with her daughter, Miss Jennie, tho past
Miss Ada Farrell of Platto Center is
visiting with tho family of Poter Cun
ningham. Henry Liters was in Platte Center last
week locating a route for tho Columbus
Mrs. T. C. Ryan starts today for her
homo in Watertown, Wise, after a pleas
ant visit among friends.
Rev. J. A. Reed preached a very inter
esting sermon at the Congregational
church Sunday evening.
Mrs. Ed. Jenkins and son Lee, of Kal
amazoo, Madison county, are visiting
with A. C. Turner, Mrs. Jenkins's father.
Ed. Jenkins camo down from Kalama
zoo Monday on his way to Omaha to
attend the republican state convention.
F. Brodfuehrer, the big jeweler, was at
Grand Island several days last week.
Ho says that city is improving wonder
fully." Eugene Brake, who is now news agent
on tho B. & M. between this city and
Atchison, was in the city over Sunday
visiting his parents.
C. B. Signor, editor of tho Plum Creek
Gazette, gave us a very pleasant call
yesterday morning on his way homo from
tho Norfolk convention.
Miss Carrie Lawson of Kalamazoo
came down Saturday, called hero by the
serious illness of Grandma Griffin, who
is now reported very much better.
W. H. Hess, formerly of Duncan, has
ordored his Journal sent to Carlsbad,
Calif. Wo have not learned whether he
is permanently located there or not.
J. C. Morrissoy, who now resides in
Lincoln, having removed thither from
Chicago a month ago, was in the city
Thursday last, looking after his property
Chas. Schroeder, one of the proprie
tors of tho Columbus Roller Mills, was
in the city last Friday. Mr. S. is en
gaged in putting in a system of water
works in several towns in this state, and
camo down to mako a bid on the water
to be put in at the cemetery. Schuy
From tho Rawlins Journal of tho 12th,
we clip the following : " Win. Lackey,
an employe of tho Union Pacific railroad
of this city, met with a very painful ac
cident Wednesday. While coaling up
an engine, ho was standing on the tender,
when tho coal chute fell and about four
tons of coal buried him, badly bruising
and it is feared injured him internally."
A lino from Frank Turner at tho same
place, says that he is now better.
The management of tho Union Pacific-
"Tho Overland Route," made a
chango in tho running time of its local
trains Sunday, April 29th, that will be
hailed with delight by the residents of
''Tho Omaha and Republican Valley."
This chango is made in conjunction with
the St. Joseph and Grand Island branch,
making tho leaving time of No. 7 at
Council Bluffs 8:40 a. m. and Omaha
0:00 a. in. Arriving at Valley at 10:25
a. m.; it connects with the train arriving
at Valparaiso at 11:50 a. in., and at
Stromsburg at 2:50 p.m. Hero it con
nects with tho St. Joseph and Grand
Island train, via McCool Junction and
Fairfield, arriving at Alma at 10:00 p. m.
The train running opposite leaves Alma
daily at 5:30 a. m., arriving at Stroms
burg at 12:00 p. m., Valparaiso 2:30 p. m.
and Valley 4:15 p. m., connecting with
No. 8 arriving in Omaha at 5:50 p. m.'and
Council Bluffs at 6:10 p. m., connecting
with Eastern trains. A change in the
running of trains between Lincoln and
Valparaiso, enables passengers leaving
Alma in the morning to reach Lincoln at
3:40 p. in. Leaving Lincoln at 11:35 a.
m. they connect at Valparaiso with the
Alma train, arriving there at 10:00 p. in.
Good timo and through chair car ac
commodations, makes this the most
desirablo line running into this portion
of Nebraska. Passengers between Alma
and Lincoln will be obliged to make
only one change and that at Valparaiso.
J. S. Tebrets, Gen'l Pass. & Ticket Agt.
Tho policy of Mayor North and his
chief of police to see how long they can
not enforce the law against houses of
prostitution is working successfully as
yet, but a bitter feeling is growing on
the part of that class of citizens who
think that the only safe course for
officials and for the city is to rid the
city of a festering nuisance that has no
authority of law for its existence for one
minute. Is it possible that the mayor
and his chief of police are determined to
further resist the sentiment that calls
for the suppression of these places of
prostitution, and do so under the claim
that there are no such places? What
overwhelming reason can there be for
such a course? It can hardly be possi
ble that this moral blindness shall con
tinue much longer. Is it desirable that
all, everything, shall be proclaimed on
tho housetops, and that the mayor and
his chief of police, McTeggart, shall be
set down as the last men of the town to
know what every well-informed citizen
is advised of? People of property who pay
taxes, or try to pay them, do so for
the purpose of having their rights as
citizens protected. There is one safe
place for any man, private or official, to
stand, and that place is, as citizens, to
obey the laws, as officials to enforce the
the laws. Councilman Speice and those
who stand with him on this question
are right and will be sustained by this
If you want to get TannahilTs garden
seeds that will grow you can get them
at Henry Ragatz's store. 48-8t
A GOOD FOUNDATION.
SiMnrhaltr Rren. A I.ntz Snd their Pro-
K ilnrt tr nil Part of the Unitpil StAtPH.
A Growing Plant.
One of tho infant industries of Colum
bus, which we have mentioned bofore in
the Journal is the shoe factory.
It has been runuing for some time,
doing good work for itself and the city
like all factories do, bringing money hero
from abroad to be spent mainly at home,
among our own business men. This is
the one great reason why every industry
of this kind should beencouraged.notby
word alono but by substantial patron
Tho factory is now located in L.
Gerrard's building west of tho B. Sc M.
depot. At present tho saw for preparing
tho soles of tho boots, shoes and slippers
is run by horse power, but steam power
will soon be used, as the demand is
rapidly growing for tho product of the
factory, tho firm having no troublo in
selling all they can make, and no won
der, when tho cheapness, the warmth
and the durability of the goods are con
sidered. Many have supposed that tho wear
ing of wooden soles is confined to old
country people, which is by no means
tho fact, and sinco tho introduction of
leather shoos with wooden soles, quite a
numbor have been sold to American
born people. Habit and fashion and tho
custom of near neighbors have a groat
deal to do with mankind's wearing ap
parel, and where on farms tho solid com
fort of tho woodon sole becomes known
it will be still more generally used.
Tho solo is outlined with a scroll saw,
and trimmed smooth with a peculiarly
shaped knife; tho shoemaker thon takes
it and adds tho leather uppers, what
ever they may bo, whothor slipper or
shoo, with or without buckle, or boot,
leather or felt top, tho leather being
fastened to tho wood by screws nails.
The shoo is then blackened and it is
ready for the market.
Tho proprietors of the establishment
are Siegenthaler Bros. t Lutz and they
employ, at present, six persons, and ex
pect soon to incroaso their force.
With their present facilities they can
complete, from start to finish, forty
pairs each day.
Their product goes to every part of
tho United States, and consequently
Columbus is benefitted by money drawn
from all quarters to be spent hero.
Their entiro material, (except the nails
which aro comparatively a small item),
could bo furnished here also. They have
been using bass wood for tho soles, but
find that yellow cotton wood is an ex
cellent kind of wood for the purpose,
and this will bo used hereafter. The
leather is obtained from the tannery at
Lincoln and could just as well bo fur
nished hero at Columbus by some good
man who would find that industry pay
him. One of tho great inducements for
starting a factory is that it incidentJilly
helps all others.
The 'Colnmbns Jonrnal."
The Journal, for three months legin
ning with May 9th, has been ordered
sent to one thousand persons whoso
names have been furnished us by busi
ness men of tho city. This is done in
the general interests of tho city. Those
receiving a copy of tho Journal (not
having themselves ordered it), will know
by this that no pay will bo asked of them
for tho same.
If you think of coining west writo to
any of your friends hero or hereabouts,
to tho minister of any of our churches,
to the board of trade or any banker, or
send for any special information wanted
to tho editor of tho Journal.
Nebraska needs more men to till land,
to establish factories and workshops, to
enago in wholesale enterprises of all
kinds. Write, but better, come and see
for yourselves. In tho meantime, take
your Journal from tho jiost-office, read
its columns, and ponder any suggestion
of business that may arrest your atten
tion. M. K. Turner, Editor "Journal,"
Meeting Saturday evening last. All
Petition of John Eusden and others
for sidewalk was referred to committee
on streets and grades. Bids of Messrs.
Jaeggi Sr Schtipbach and Schroeder
Bros, for electric lights, referred to
committee on streets and grades. A
like reference of the petition of E.
Committee on streets and grades re
ported recommending no change in the
contract for sprinkling. AIbo that
Fourth street be opened through Capi
tol addition. Adopted.
An ordinance ordering the printing of
the ordinances of the city in pamphlet
form by M. K. Turner fe Co. was passed.
Report of Chief of Police was read and
on motion of Speice it was referred back
to be made in accordance with the reso
lution authorizing him to report. A tie
vote of the council was decided in the
affirmative by the mayor.
Authority was given to purchase stone
for crossings in the business portions of
On motion of Fitzpatrick, the commit
tee on streets and grades were directed
to inquire into the expense of ditching
the north part of the city carrying the
water east of the Monastery.
Bonds of city treasurer and water
commissioner were approved. Adjourn
ed to May 17th.
The partnership heretofore existing
between John B. Hall and Thomas C.
Cain, under the firm name of Hall & Cain,
is this day dissolved by mutual consent.
All liabilities of said firm are assumed by
Thomas C. Cain and all accounts duo
said firm are payable to him.
John B. Hall,
Thokas C. Cain.
Columbui, Neb., May 4, '88. lp
Creston is enjoying a steady growth,
which from its character bids fair to be
We can now purchase nearly every
needful article in our own town, a fur
niture store, two millenors, dress-maker
with Clark's now hotel are among the
We have also two butchers. Tho sur
rounding country is also fast filling with
good people from Iowa and Illinois;
many aro buying farms and there are
more renters than places. Tho break
plows will bo busy this season; the
fanners are waking to tho fact that
prairio is without profit.
Ezra M. Drake, who has purchased
120 acres on section 29 will have it all
broken now ready for crops next season.
There have been two serious mishaps
at railroad crossing which might have
proved fatal, but that calamity was ar
rested. Mrs. John Craig with a young
babe and her mother, Mrs. Parks, camo
upon the track just as tho train was
coming; they could not seo tho train for
the curve ami snow-sheds and did not
hoar tho whistle until too late to retreat;
they crossed in safety but when a few
feet from tho track the axlo or tho bug
gy broke; had it dropped on tho track
thoy might have been killed, as tho train
was so close it could not bo stopped.
Fortunately Mr. Anderson w;us at work
close by; he helped to repair damage
and they returned homo. Mr. Sam
Webb was working near tho track when
his horses became frightened at a pass
ing train; ho held them until thoy throw
him down and jumped on him; they
then ran away; his brother caught them
and returned to find Sam insensible.
Ho is recovering; no bones broken.
DUtrict 14 itnd Vicinity.
For the two weeks past there has been
rain, mud, farmers growling, small grain
growing, and no limit to the prospects
of small fruit; corn planting is unavoid
ably lato, but a few warm nights, with
tho present splendid condition of tho
soil, will put tho plant up whoro it bo
longs. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Reed passed this
way one day last week whilo driving for
There will bo corn and fat hogs going
into the market from hereabout as soon
jis "old sol" and a drying wind can pre
pare the roads.
A jack-rabbit, the property of Evalene
Drinnin who is 11 years old and who
caught it in her dinner pail whilo re
turning from school on Arbor day, is
about one-half grown and makes a very
A. C. Pickett has tho oxcavation dono
for his new house. The car load of stono
has arrived and they will bo hauled to
the site as soon as the roads will permit,
when they will be placed into position
by a competent mason.
Louie Schreibor is too busy to givo it
much thought now, but as soon as his
crops aro in and tho roads in condition,
he will haul the material for his new
house. Thus we will see tho completion
of two new houses this summer on tho
same half section.
A bright little girl has put in her ap
pearance and her mission, to brighten
tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. John McGill, jr.
It is said that a wedding is announced
for this week in which the nanio of our
old friend George Wescott will bo prom
Plenty of rain nowadays not long
ago everybody was wishing for some,
and now thero seems to bo no end to it.
Small grain, although somewhat
backward, looks well.
Tho corn ground is mostly all plowed
and tho click of tho corn planter can bo
heard again; corn planting will undoubt
edly be lato on tho low lands. Thero is
some satisfaction in being a hill farmer
that of being able to work in our fields
whilo our fellow farmers on the lower
regions can listen to tho songs of tho
frogs in their would be corn field.
Chris. Kersh of this placo has estab
lished a cigar factory at Humphrey.
Chris, is an old hand at tho cigar busi
ness. Success to him!
Marty Bros., John Doersh and Dan
Jenni aro doing considerable foneing
There is considerable dissatisfaction
with our towgship officers in this part of
the township. Last March tho bridge
near Marolf's was washed out and thoro
seems to bo no sign of replacing it yet.
J. "W. Johnson said good-by to his
friends and left for Wayne last Satur
day. J. W. was a very pleasant and ac
commodating neighbor and leaves many
friends behend, who wish him success in
May 14. r. t.
Plowing is still in progress. "
The ground is quite wel owing to tho
John McGill, jr., has erected a now
Otto Mueller is getting a large amount
of plowing done.
Georgo Hodel has sown somo Bonanza
oats, a new species, which aro represent
ed to yield much larger than any other
- Mr. Fauble, of tho firm of Faublo &
BradBhaw has removed to Columbus.
George will oversee the business at tho
old place. Bobert Heiden intends to
work there when tho work opens.
A few days ago Otto Mueller showed
us a mammoth specimen of a duck egg,
which measured four and a half inches
in length, and three and three-fourths
inches in circumference. This is a pret
ty good showing.
Robert Heiden visited T. Hill near
Schuyler ono day last week. He also
purchased some hay from Mr. Schwarz
Otto Mueller has completed his roller,
and a fine piece of workmanship it is.
We learn that Frederick Miller has
purchased a new checkrower for 870.
Walter Mosier arrived from the east
this week to visit his brother Albert.
Mrs. Lusk, who ha9 been visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Southard, returned homo
G. W. Doreey, nephew of Representa
tive Dorsey, passed through this placo
last week en route for Holt county,
where he proposes to settle.
A valuable horse belonging to Isaiah
Lightner was very badly injured recent
ly by barb wire.
N. S. Hvatt has built a new door-yard
fence; he haa also set out quite an ex-
BflETTCHER & KERSENBROCK,
DEALERS IN HEAVY AND SHELF
Stoves and Tinware,
Pumps, Guns & Ammunition.
The Celebrated Moline Wagon Sold Hero.
Sept. 2'? t'
ViiiiiiBl H '
FIRST-CLASS HARNESS SHOP.
I2FA11 goods guaranteed as represented. I use nothing but tho very best of
stock and employ none but tho most skilled workmen. If you are in need of any
thing in my line it will pay you to look at my goods before buying. By strict
attention to business and fair dealing I trust to merit a share of your patronage.
HSRepairinq neatly dono, on short notice, and at low Prices. Call and
F. H. RTJSCHE,
GUS. G. BECHER & CO.,
Real Estate and Insurance Agt's,
Money to Loan on Farms at lowest rnfrs of interest, on chort and long timo, in amonnts to
Complete Abstracts of Title to all Ileal Estate in I'latto county.
Notaiiy Public always in Office.
Farm anil City Property for Sale.
Insurance against Fin, Lightning and Tornadoes. Life and Accident Insch nck, nn but
the very best companies represented.
Steamship Tickets to and Trom all parts in Enropo. .iuIj'-O-tf
$500 CASH PRIZE!
The OMAHA WORLD will give
a cash prize of $500 to the per
son who correctly predicts the
republican and democratic nom
inees for President and Vice
President this year.
RULES AND CONDITIONS.
1 Eaeh Prediction Moat he Received b7 The 'World nn or before Jnno Int. 1S39. And mnst be
accompanied by One Dollar for a year's subscription to tho Umuhs Weekly World, a splendid
eight-page paper, sent to any address.
J ir Several Predictions are Correct, tho prize money will be equally divided among the send
ers, unless there are more than ten correct Dredtctlons. In which case the money will bo divided amonK
the ten correct predictions tlrst received by The World.
3 By BToaaloeea la Meant those who receive and accept the nominations.
4 Not More Than One Prediction can be received from one person, and It mnst specify the fall
names of the four nominees and the office for which each will run.
6 The Prize Money will bo paid within ten days after all nominees have accepted.
ADDRESS THE WORLD, OMAHA, neb.
S. C. Osborn has rornoved to his farm
near Monroe post office, and Wednesday
evening of lust week nearly thirty of the
neighbors called on thorn; although it
was a complete surprise, it was a very
pleasant one, as all onjoyed tho evening
very much. t. d. x.
Some of the citizens of this burg
who happened to be near tho depot
Tuesday morning, wero much edified by
witnessing a trial of speed between Paul
Ilagel, the butter and egg man of Co
lumbus, and n freight train, in which
owing to an unfortunato slip and fall
of Mr. IL'igel, the freight train was vic
torious. Platte Center News.
Bids for Hank lliiildiiur,.
Bids for tho erection of the Commer
cial Bank building will be received at
tho Commercial Bank until May 20th. at
4 p. in. Plans and specifications can be
seen at the above named Bank. Tho
Bank resorves the right to reject any or
all bids. 1
WESCOTT -DKXAI'LE At liiKh noon Mon
day. May 11th. IVvS, at tli re-idence of .1. E. 1
NicIioIh. near t hie city, by Hev. O. . Itice, (it-orge
E. Wescott and Miss Nellie A. Dn-ipl
The JorUMX. tenders iti congratulations to
the happy couple.
Advertisements under this head file centu a
line each in-ertion.
FOKsiood yonnsr breedinir tock of all kinds,
call at iilooraintrdale -tock farm. A. Hen
rich. Platte Center 1 O. Neb. ::0-tf
PASTURE. Can furnish plenty or sood pas
ture with Rood running water, --hade and
salt. Call on C. C. Miller. Columbus, Neb. 2-lt
WM.SCHILTZ makes boots and shoe-in the
!t htyles. and nses only the very Ijest
stock that can b procured in the market. .Vi-tf i
LIVERY AND FEED HARN.-I have opened
a livery and feed barn in Hammond'n liurn
on Olive 8t.; hors?" entrusted to my rare will
have the best of attention- Prices for livery
reasonable. T. B. VaxAlstixe. Jp.
PASTURE. I have ood na'-tnre. witli excel
lent water and itood shade auainnt &un and
rain, for cattle, hordes or colts. H5 cts. a month,
per head. Call on mo at the Tbo. Flynn placo
near Fair GronniLs. or nddrees me at Culambus
post-office. W. J. Snodgr vss. lCmay3
PASTURE In my4M aero pasture fened in
and partly in Bine Krass, also well suppliitl
with shade and fre-h water. I will take coltfe
and cattle and supply them resrularly with salt.
Price for coltn, 7.ri cents a month and cattle il
centH a month till Oct. Int. A. Henkich. Platte
Center P. O. 4aprtf
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION!-Th Partner
ship heretofore existing between William
H, Bushcil and Haary Fauble, ondr the firm
If you wish to get value received,
F. H. RUSCHE'S,
Opposite Lindell Hotel.
I have constantly on hand all goods, from
tho cheapest to tho best, and will sell them
at lower prices than the same quality of
goods can be bought anywhere elso in Hatte
county. You can find hero singlo and double
Carriage and Buggy Harness, Farm Harness
light and heavy, a beautiful stock of Robes
and Blankets, Saddles, Bridles. Collars, Hal
tors, Whips, Sleigh Bells, Curry Combs,
Brushes. Wagon Covers and Tents. Trunks
and Valises. Buggy tops, and iu fact every
thing that is kept in a
I name of Fauble A Hnliell, is thii day diolvl
I I... mntnnl ,... . ... . !. ...M If....... !,'.. 1 .1.. .. 1 1 I
ny muiiKtt i ji t-iti. tut rui! il.'illj tiiiiut vvtii
collect all Dills and rtceotintK(iietothei-ail linn,
and will al-o pay all di'bt.s duo from said firm.
11. 15. Fu'hLK,
V. II. HfSIlKI.L.
The bnsinets will lc enntiniusl at th Mime
placo by II. H. Faubli and !. W. Hnidt.liav. un
der tb tirm name of F.-mbtf.V: Ilmd-h.iw. Anv-IxmIj-
wishing brick can call on Mr. Fauble in
ColnmbiiH, or at tlie jard. Orders by mail
promptly attends! to. ltmny.r
In the County Conrt of I'latte county. Nebraska.
In the matter (if tho estate of (ierhard Kujs-r,
Now, in the lth day of April, -n. came the
execntrisof paid e-tatn and prays for leave to
render an account as Mich execntrix It is there
fore ordered that the Si day of June, lsi-s. at '1
o'clock p. m.. at my oilice in Colombo-, n fixisl
as the time and place for examining and allow
ing Mich iinal account. And the heir of Miiil
deceaed and all jerons interestiil in said es
tate are nsmired ti appear at the time and place
sodesiKiiated and how cati'-e, if such exiitts, why
said account should not fallowed.
It is further oniensl that aid executrix ive
notice to all persons intep--ted in said estate by
eausimra copy of thi-order to lie publi-lusl in
the COLUMnirs JofKNu., a new-paKT printed
and in wneml circulation in wild county, for
three weeko prior to the day set for said hearing.
II. .1. Hl'DSOS.
2may4 County .Iudne.
Taken up by the mib-criber on his enclosed
lnmls in lintler town-hip. I'latte county, Ne
braska, on the'itith of April. 1n.
ONE HEI) STEEK
two years old markisl with whit- in face.
MaytM. lv.. :-T.t W.T. McKiv.
tnrrrgAor tit Fioi'tlr ZimW,
BRICK MAKERS !
"""Contractors in.d builders will find onr
brick fir-f-cla-s andotWed at reasonable rates.
We are ai-o prepared to do all kinds of brick
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
First National Bank
OF COLUMBUS, NBB., APRIL 30. 1388.
Loan? and Dinconnts
U. S. Bonds .
Real E-tate. Furniture and Fixtures
Due from other Nat'l Banks S12,:'Jri7.1
" Private Banks 4.W.1.UIJ
" U.S. Treasurer fT.T.X'')
Cn.h on hand It, 17-J.30
Capital Stock Paid in
Surplus and Profits
Nnttonal Bank Notes outstanding
A. Anden.on, Pres't, John J. Sullivan,
J. H. Galley. Vice Pres't.W. A. McAUieter.
O. T. Boen. Cashier, P. Anderson,
(i. Anderson. Henry Kagatz.
- - -r-
i2&Ou r iuotat ions of t lie market are obtained
Tuesday afternoon, and aro correct and reliable
at the time.
Corn linear) 40
Corn labelled) 40
Flour $2 40g3 00
Fat hoi; $423175
Fat cows S2W(,275
Fat stevrx 3 2fr'4 IH)
Iowa $ SOO
Hard. Pi"u."2tiuniii IS CO
Hard. CoiiT.tilo 12 UU
Rook Springs, nut oW)
Hook Spriims, lump JW
Colorado 6 00
In the matter of the estate of Thomas Eilmison,
Notice is hereliy uiten that the cmlitorw of tlut
said ihvcnsctt will mt4 the adminL-.tnitrix of
said itte, Ufore me. County .luiht of Platte
county, Nebraska, at tJie comity court room iu
said county, on the 2"Jd day of June, lSAti, on tho
23d day of August. I.ssf. iuuI on the 21 day of
OotoUvr, tfV,. at 2 o'clock y. m.eacli ilay, for tho
piirisos'of prers'iitint: their claims for examina
tion, adjo-tiiL-nt n;ul allowance, nix uumtlis are
tUhmcd for creditors to present their claims, and
one year for the administratrix to settle said
estate from the2.th day of ApriL, l.."1.
Date'. April lUtb. A. !.. InsS.
II. J. Hudson,
A STRAY LEAF!
Was in Columbus today. Bought
a lare bill of ooils, a suit of
clothes for myself ami the 1hs. a
alrefs for wife and a new bonnet.
I tell you tiuit last JoUIlNAL. saved
me r, by those clothing and mil
Mem:- -Must sv die editor next
time in town and subscrilw for the
Family JouitNAi., too.
1BE LARGEST ANB mm STOCK
- west of Oiniilm. at
The best nianuf:u'toriVs of tho country
represented. Not to bo undersold
by an i body, t'ome and boo
Tlite fe tho moat PRACTICAL HIGH-CUT
BHOI3 over Invented.
tho eamo protection cs a boot or over-Walter. Jtl3
convenient to put on and tho top can 1" adjusted, to
t r.ny anldo hr elmply nun las t!w buUoiid.
i., . i. i. m;-ii
wk OKI-Kit nnt i..ii:ck and
co.Mri.ni e .vrocK ok
Furnishing Goods !
BOOTS & SHOES,
r?Call, examine Goods and learn
Greisen Eros. & Co.
ALWUS ON HM)A Fl LL AND NEW LINE
OF GKOCEUIES WELL SELECTED.
CANNED AND DUIED. OF I.L KINDS.
OUAP.ANTKKD TO HE OF BEST
DRY GOODS !
A HOOD AND WELL SELECTED STOCK AL
WAYS AS CHEAP ASTI1E CHEAP
BOOTS & SHOES !
J-TIIAT DEFY COMPETITION.-:
BUTTER AND EGGS
And all kinds of country produce taken in trade,
and all roods deliveied free of charge
to any part of the city.
Pat. Congress VJ Vfit
KEEP ONLY THE BEST GBADES OF FLOUR
10.tr J . M. DEL8.1A