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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15. 13.
A. AN. TIME TABLE.
c " Sewanl
UiS) a. in.
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The paw-euner leave Lincoln at 355 p. m., am!
arrive ut Columbus 7:00 ji. 'n: the freight Icaea
Lincoln at 7:00 a. in., ami iirrmt. tit Columbus at
i.-OiJ p. in.
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'Atlantic Ex. I-(Oh. ui.ll'.irilie Ex.. JiW"-
l'nsenKer H:I5 iu in. Iiisfer .- l--l-;a-
ChicagoEx 11:10 it. m-IOwi-il' Mjer MZ1 .
Passenger. - I'- '" l'ii"-',iwr ':l- 1'-
NOUFOI.K AMI OMll !.(" I
" Inaveit for Onnili't . ..
connects eaM "ml west..
" arrites from Omaha
" leaes for Norfolk
. 2:J5 p.
51 1 KM nIS NitltKil.K.
7:15 a. in.
AI.RIOS 1SII CKHUt ltri!S.
:'.;ui p. in.
. . 7j00:i. in.
...10:10 p. ill.
tS-All notice niiilcr thin heniliiiK will ,''
charged ut. the rate of J"2 it j.-:ir.
LEBANON LOIHJE No.. IS, A. F. A A. M.
lar meeting1 2.1 WiiiiK-nlaj in eju-n
All lirethn-ii iiuitetl in aiienu.
J. E. Ndliill, W. M.
H. l,.(VKiuir,Sv'j. 20july
-DEOIMSASiZEDCHUItCH OF LA'ITEK-DAY
Saint a hohl regular mti ic, ccrj Siiii.Jhj
., praier liieetitn: on Wisluer-ilaj eciiing
;lmiM'l, corner of North Mnvt ami l'acitic
venue. All wvconliailj imiuii.
13jul!ft Khler II. J. llrnsox. PreMilcnt
Insure your jrain with Ilonrich
Drs. Martyn & Scliiifr, otlico Olivo fit.
"Oct your team insured with Ilen
rich." Ladies' shoes, cheapest, in town, at
South Omaha ;it Columbus next
Ladies' hats, cheapest in town, at
Fresh summer sausage just received
at E. Fold's.
Best store, cheapest and best goods
Legal blanks, a full line, at John
For bargains in shoes and clothing,
.go to Honahan's. 2-lf-i!t
Fine days now the hay is going up
very very rapidly.
Next Saturday South Omaha vs.
Columbus at this place.
Girl wanted at Mrs. Winterbotham's
immediately; good wages.
Lowest prices on gents' clothing
and underwear at Honahan's.
For dry-goods, clothing, groceries,
crockery, etc., etc., go to Delsman's.
- North Bend plays ball with Colum
bus this (Wednesday) afternoon hero.
-The best assortment of dinner sets
and lamps at Herman Oehlrich A: lro.
-Kov. Snyder will be on duty next
Sabbath, as usual, at the Baptist church.
First class goods, through and
through, at lowest living rates, at Dels
man's. )r. llaughawoiit, dentist, corner of
Twelfth and Olive streets. Telephone
No. 20. ll
A. Ifenrvof Omaha and John Kelioe
are building business houses in I'latte
c3 - Henrich insures all kinds of proper-
ty.'cheaiier than other agents; he lielongs
c to no "Insurance Trust,"
c 'Henrich pays out hundreds of dol
lars every year for property insured
'with him, being destroyed.
JouKNAr. and Omaha Weekly Bee, to
any address in the United States, to
January 1st, 1SW, Tor $1.K).
Communications, to receive any at-
tenlion, must always be accompanied by
o the real name or the author.
Rev. 1L K. Pierce or Chirks preached
o at the 31. E. church Sunday morning
and llev. Lohr in the evening.
JooitXAb and Omaha Weekly Bee, to
any address in the United States, to
e January 1st, 1889, for S1.00.
l' Grandma Gritlin now receives a
pension of 12 a month as the widow of
a soldier of the, war with Mexico.
The JotmKATi is on sale, each week,
, at' the .book and news stores of E. D.
" Fitzpatri'ck and J. Ieitkemner,uLficont6
. "a cojiy.
rWe hear or ;i young, Platte county
pig, recently born, having iivo legs. Our
informant could give us no further par
' . Murdock .t Son have the contract
for erecting a dwelling-house for M.
Brugger, on loth street, near the Mur
You cannot do better than insure
your property with Henrich. He has
4lin lwtcf w-wtiinoninc nml 11:1 vs nil lionest
A good game of ball can Iks expected
. this afternoon between North Bend and
Columbus. Let overvlnjdy turn out and
help the boys along.
. . . James Salmon has completed a
dwelling for Mr. Southard near Oconee,
o and is now engaged on ono for CI J.
o Carrig, Platto Center.
. C. H. Sheldon began Monday to
" c harvest his splendid crop of llax, grown
on breaking. He is using a self-binder
a with llax attachment.
Seven U. P. conductors were dis
. charged hist week Blakely, Suitor. Fair-
banks, Morehouse, Tuthill, Winkleman,
o Keeshin. No reason assigned.
Hugo Schaad of Bisinark township
o met with a slight mishap Friday week in
. o having about a half inch of the second
linger of his left hand cut off by a mower.
N. A. Fleischer has sold his interest
o in the Eleventh street store to his part-
V o ner George F. Cremer, wlio will continue
t ' lm KnuinacQ nt. 1 lift Kflino ulnpn .Tnni'VIl,
block! The public will find Mr. Cremer
A .- 4 -- A 1 mm tfl yfth 9nnj 1 & m n rm
irusLworiuj uu iutciuiuuuinaiifi.
Yesterday morning Agent Meagher
nlnraul wit li the couutv clerk for record
a the order of the court restoring to the
Union Pacific railroad company all the
o binds deeded to Thomas C. Durant, held
by the.court to be in trust Tor the U. P.
Jouksaii and Omaha Weekly Bee, to
any address in tho United States, to
January 1st, 18S9, for 31.00.
Socuro bargains in crockery, glass
ware and lamps at John Heitkomper's.
He is closing out those lines of goods at
cost to make room for his books and
My insurance business is increasing
so rapidly, I find it necessary to use a
dotiblo team. Anyone having a nice
young driving team for sale cheap, ad
dress P. W. Hon rich, Columbus, Neb.
Call and have your teeth examined
at Dr. Haughawout's Dental Parlors.
Consultation free. Only first-class work
performed in a most careful manner.
Prices below any competition in Ne
--At the prohibition convention of tho
12th senatorial district consisting of the
conn ies of I'latte and Colfax, held at
Columbus, August 8th, O. D. Butlor of
Platto county was nominated for tho
office r stale senator. M. Brugger, Sec
- Bernard Clark was brought down
from Norfolk yesterday morning and
taken to the Sisters' Hospital. Ho was
engaged in grading tho streets of Nor
folk; his team ran away, causing a com
pound fracture of tho knee, and bruises
on the head, etc.
Soiuo of our exchanges complain
that the gtflno laws virtually favor tho
men who violate them, as for instance:
that it. is unlawful to kill prairie chick
ens lKforo Sept. 1st, but that every day
now tho chicken is hunted and killed in
violation of law.
Tho ieoplo of Schuyler want to
know what we have laws for? What we
have a police force for? What wo have
a police judge for? Indications would
point out that they were only ornaments
the city afforded at the expense of the
tax payers. Quill.
lliehard Cunningham, Esq., has
opened a law office on Nebraska Avenue,
opposite the Clothor House, and ono
door south of Arnold's jewelry store.
Mr. C. is a bright, young man of excel
lent habits, and will doubtless make a
success in his chosen profession.
South Omaha and Columbus will
play a game of base ball at Columbus
Saturday, Aug. 19. This will bo tho
great game of tho season. Tho Omahas
are a good club and our boys will be
strengthened and a good game will bo
tho result Go and see them play.
There will be another prize medal
contest held in the Congregational
church next Friday evening. Contest
ants, Mr. Will Coolidgo, Mr. George
Whaloy, Miss Clara Weaver, Miss Liz
zie Ilnrd, Miss Anna Hurd, Miss Chattie
Rice, Miss Flora Gleason, Johnnie
When llev. Creighton began his
speech tho other evening he declared
that ho was a republican out on a
strike. Somo one in the audience,
doubtless having in mind the fact that
tho third-party movement is virtually
an ally (temporary at least), of tho de
mocracy, yelled, out on a foul.
Many of thoso in attendance on the
convention hist week were not aware
that Columbus was so largo a place, and
that it was so far along with public im
provements. The street cars, especially,
were a surpriso to many of them. Con
servative Columbus stands in tho front
row of young cities in the United States,
and does no bragging.
- -C. G. A. Hullhorst has gono to Hast
ings to live. Ho takes a position in the
Hastings College. Proached last Sab
bath in tho opera house. Whilst ho will
te.-uii, ho will also preach and do all tho
good ho can in every way, not forgetting
the most noblo art of healing. Corres
pondents will address him at .r0:l Hast
ings Avenue, Hastings, Neb.
Tho B. k, M. It. K. have arranged to
run several Harvest excursions from the
east to Nebraska points, including Co
lumbus. Any persons desirous of advis
ing friends in tho east of these excur
sions can have them advised from our
Omaha office by addressing J. Francis,
Gen'l Passenger Agt., or by advising C.
E. Barrel!, Agt., Columbus, Neb.
Charlie Wilch of Schuyler, the young
man who was partially paralyzed and
supposed to 1x5 fatally injured, by diving
into shallow water and striking his head
on the sand, is reported as mending
slowly. Miss Mabel Weaver and Miss
Laura Doyle interested themselves and
by solicitation secured S2" to purchase
Wilch an easy chair, so says tho Sun.
Our attention has been called to the
fact that quite a number of business
men are in tho habit of throwing waste
paper into the street. There is an or
dinance against such a practice. A lady
driving in tho streets hist Thursday
narrowly escaped an accident caused by
tho horso she was driving being fright
ened at a largo piece of papor Hying
through tho street.
E. D. Fitzpatrick has let the con
tract to James Poarsall to build him, on
his lot south of Frankfort Square and
between Win. Speico and Pat. Murray's,
a hall 22x66 feet. It is to be completed
throughout in good shape for the gen
eral purpose of a public hall, with a
seating capacity of four hundred. We
believe that "Fitz." will find profit in
his investment, and he is certainly to be
commended for his enterprise.
Tho Seventh Day Adventist confer
ence of Nebraska will hold their annual
conference and camp meeting at Grand
Island, from Sept. 11th to 19th, 1888.
Prominent speakers and camp-meeting
laborers will be present to aid in carrying
on the work. Important practical and
doctrinal subjects will bo discoursed
upon. Order, regularity, neatness, and
respectability will be strictly observed
on the grounds, also ample provision
will be made for the accommodation of
strangera The public are cordially in
vited to attend.
Rev. O. V. Rico was called by tele
gram Sunday morning to Shenandoah,
la., by tho death of his brother, Bert
Rice. The circumstances were detailed
in Sunday's Bee. A family row was in
progress in the Gallup family about 950
Saturday night, and citizens were arous
ed and came to the place to see what
was wrong. Frank Gidlup, a notorious
tough of the place, shot Frank J. Pine, a
hardware merchant, twice, killing him
instantly. Afterwards several members
of a militia company entered tho house,
Mr. Bert Rice being of the number, and
they were fired upon by Frank Gallup
who was concealed in the cellar. The
latest news Sunday was that Gallup had
been shot, and that four peaceable eiti
zens had lost their Uvea.
Follow the Crowd
To tho meeting of the Republican Clubs
of the state at Lincoln, Neb., August
23d. Reduced rates via tho Union Pa
cific, "The Overland Route." 3
Lafe Combs, Esq., of Bedford, Iowa,
was in the city Friday last. He has good
opportunity, owing to his business as
, tax collector, to know tho sentiment of
people in various portions of the state,
and gives it as his opinion that Iowa will
give 30,000 majority for Ilarrin a and
Tho Union Pacific, "The Overland
Route," will sell tickets from all points
in tho state to the G. A. R reunion to be
held at Norfolk, Neb., August 27th to
September 1st, at one fare for the round
trip. Tickets good going August 27th,
28th and 29th; returning good until Sep
temlier 3d, inclusive. 15-3
OK ATI I AT THE COAL VAXKS.
They nro cutting tlw soil for a little Kravo
Out there: where the Iouk Kraitti Krows,
Where tho muiimer shall weave a web of green
Starred o'er with the nweet wild-rose.
And lunue nne'n trooHUre iniiHt huou lie lain
To Hleep in that bed of mold.
It dimpled tlnjrerrt, lialf hid 'nionK buila.
Clat4ed over the heart eo cold.
Tin "only a little child" you nay?
Yet a mother alone may know
How her empty arms, and heart must ache
For thedu little ones when they go.
'Tin Homeone'a darling, whotie dimpled feet
The path to heaven hath trod.
Where niHiisiouH are waiting of love and rent
In the palace of our (iod."
ll. B. in the CoUax (la.) Clipper.
Mr. Bryan stated that the chairman
of tho stato central committee is receiv
ing eight or ten letters a day announc
ing the coining of a republican into the
democratic fold. At that rate, etc. Now,
let it be supposed, for the sake of the
argument, that that statement is true, it
would take more days, many times over,
than there are between now and election
day, to convert the republican majority
in Nebraska into a democratic suprem
acy. Besides, tho committeeman of the
democracy doesn't receive the letters of
an opposite character. Tho states to
study are Indiana, Now York, New
Jersey and Connecticut. These four
wheels are turning in good shape, and
the republican car is steadily and surely
advancing toward the White House.
The Passenger Department of the
Union Pacific, "The Overland Route,"
has issued a neat little pamphlet, pocket
size, entitled "National Platform Book,"
containing the democratic, republican
and prohibition platforms, together with
tho addresses of acceptance of Grover
Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison and Clin
ton B. Fisk; also tabulated tables show
ing the plurality vote, the electoral vote
and an analysis of the vote as cast for
Cleveland nnd Blaine in 1884. This
book is just what is needed at this time
and should be in the hands of every
voter. It plainly sets forth what each
party has to offer and every reader cun
draw his own comparisons. Sent to any
address on application. Address, J. S.
Tebbets, Gen'l Passenger Ag't, Union
Pacific Ry, Omaha, Neb.
Our old friend W. B. Coffin, who
was here hist week, seems to have struck
upon a remarkable invention for making
wells. He has patented his applianco
(worked out by himself and son), and is
in a fair way to become a wealthy man.
Wo do not undertake to fully describe
tho machine but it is a smaller tube
within a six-inch tube. Water is iorcod
(with a force pump) down tho inner
tube (which h;is, near the bottom a sand
loint), and acts as a lubricator,and is re
turned to tho surface, between tho inner
and outor tube. Mr. Coffin tolls us they
have sunk a number of wells, five of
them, as follows: 65 feet deep in 22 min
utes, 270 feet deep in 420 minutes, 180
feet deep in 300 minutes, 150 foot deep
in 150 minutes, 85 feot deep in 40 min
utes. In tho 180 foot well was 20 feet of
soft chalk. The man for whom tho 270
foot well was bored had spent between
S400 and 500, without success. We le
lievo, from all accounts wo have had
from others that Coffin & Son have a
wonderful invention and one that will
be of incalculable benefit to the great
west beyond us, where, in places, wells
must bo bored hundreds of feet.
Don't neglect to attend your party
primaries; it is here that you begin to
make your intluence felt. He who af
fects to think that the primaries are not
worth his consideration, has yet to loarn
the a b c of practical politics. If there
is any man living under our form of
government who believes things are so
thoroughly wrong that he cannot con
scientiously take part in the endeavor to
conduct things rightly, let him bring us
all to his way of thinking or else move
out of the country. We have great ad
miration for men who, conscientiously
and upon principle, move out of the
beaten track, or even stem the popular
current to work their will, but those
who assume, not only that every existing
political organization is corrupt, but
that the race of mankind are so entirely
self-seeking that there is no hope of
good, are altogether too ethereal for life
under a republican form of government
like ours, nnd should search out a more
congenial canopy. Republics imply
parties, for only through these can gov
ernment be made effective. Ally your
self with the party that most nearly ex
presses your views, and endeavor to
bring it up to your standard of what is
Mr. Bryan of Lincoln made a demo
cratic campaign speech in Frankfort
Square Monday evening to a goodly
gathering of democrats and a large
sprinkling of republicans. His efforts
seemed to please his party friends. His
main theme, as we learn, was the tariff.
While he expatiated on the beauties of
free trade in lumber, coal and salt, we
are told he seemed carefully to avoid
saying anything about people who live
in sod houses being ground down by
eastern capitalists and the robber
tariff that keeps up the duty on sugar.
Tho issue tendered by the democracy
in this campaign is the Mills bill, a pro
duct of the southern wing of the democ
racy, designed to build up the interests
of the 6onth and work against those of
the north. The solid south, which fail
ed a quarter of a century ago U over
turn the government by force of arms,
is seeking commercial supremacy by un
just tariff legislation. The states lately
in rebellion have an undue advantage
over the loyal states in their representa
tion in congress and in the electoral
college which chooses our presidents,
and now, if undue commercial advant
ages are to be accorded them, we ought
to do it with our eyes open to what is
Dan Condon was in the city ono day
Rev. A. Henrich was in the city Mon
day on bnsiness.
Judge Sullivan was under the weather
a few days last week.
F. M. Cookingham of Humphrey was
in tho city yesterday.
Rev. J. V. Griswold went to Central
City Monday afternoon.
Charles Harr was in the city Monday
on his way to Schuyler.
W. W. Slemmons of Columbus, Ohio,
is visiting friends in tho city.
John McMahon was up from Lincoln
last week on a visit to his family.
Miss Mary Lamb went.to Platte Center
Monday for a week's visit to friends.
Capt. Hammond of the Soldiers' Home,
Grand Island, was in tho city Wed
nesday. Thos. L. Hall was in town Wednesday,
but not in attendance on the prohibition
Hon. A. M. Walling of Leigh was in
attendanceat the prohibition convention
here last week.
G. W. Kibler of Leigh was in the city
Wednesday nnd went to Genoa and west
ward on business.
Mrs. James Austin has boon on the
sick list the last four weeks, with pleu
risy und heart trouble.
Rev. O. V. Rice and family returned
last week from their visit among frionds,
during Mr. Rice's vacation.
Miss Vernie Reynolds, principal of one
of tho Council Bluffs schools, is visiting
tho family of Gus. G. Becher.
G. Stullof Polk county was in tho city
Saturday. He reports everything in his
neighborhood in fair condition.
Mr. Davies of Gardner was in the city
Monday on business. He has been "un
der tho weather" for several weeks.
Win. Bloedorn, accompanied by wife
and three children, went to Estes Park,
Col., last week for a summor vacation.
John Schmoker of Duncan was a Co
lumbus visitor Monday. Ho was looking
after land titlo concerning the removal
of tho school houso into tho village of
Mrs. Priscilla George and her daugh
ter, Mrs. Annio Moore, accompanied by
Mrs. George's twin daughters, of Perry,
Iowa, arrived in tho city Saturday, oil a
visit to grandfather Turner.
Geo. N. Hopkins, supervisor for Lost
Creek twp., was in the city Monday and
with Messrs. Henry nnd Clark of the
county board was inspecting the im
provements being made at the Court
Bonus Lightner, an engineer on the
Central Pacific railroad, is visiting
friends in this county. When he meets
Hans Elliott, his brotherjn-law, there
will be a crossing of political swords, as
Lightner is a red-hot republican.
Rev. R. A. Waterbury of New York,
stopped a few days with his cousin A. C.
Pickett, on his way homo from Califor
nia, where ho had been with tho excur
sion of teachers. Row Rico, being called
away immediately before sorvice Sunday
morning, Rov. Waterbury occupiod the
E. D. Fitzpatrick went east yesterday
to lay in his supply of fall and winter
goods. We believe that "Fitz," as ev
erybody culls him, would find it profita
ble to do a wholosalo business in his
line, on a limited territory. He is well
fixed for it, and understands his busi
ness as well as any stationer in the west.
The cavalcade that visited at Ed. Jen
kins's last week found ample sustenance
and large enjoyment, and returned homo
safe Saturday evening last. Tho party
consisted of Mrs. T. W. McKinnio of St.
Joseph and two sons, Mrs. M. K. Turner
and two daughters, Miss Mary Turner
and Allen Slemmons. Two of the lxiys
took the cars, the others made the trip
by carriage, and declare that the coun
try between here and Kalamazoo is a
marvel of improvement in the last four
A. Smith, of the vicinity of Platte
Center, this county, was a Columbus
visitor Saturday, and always a welcome
one at the Journal sanctum. Mr. Smith
long ago began to feel the effects of an
army life and more especially of a term
at Libby and Andersonville prisons,
where ho was four months und three
months and ten days, respectively. Wo
related to Mr. S. an instance of ono of
the boys of our acquaintance, hearty and
strong when he went to Andersonville
nnd a mere matter of bones and skin
when ho came from there, so weakened
by starvation and abuse that he scarcely
had strength to live, and memory was so
strong upon him that for a year after
wards he could not bear unmoved tho
sight of bread thrown to chickens. Mr.
Smith said that to this day, many years
after his prison life, if ho should begin
to speak of those times, his recollection
of the hardships was so vivid that it was
The State Fair.
Wo havo heretofore mado montion of
the fact that our Fair managers are
making preparations for an exhibit
of Platte county productions at the
State Fair at Lincoln and that John
Tannahill has special charge of this
feature. John has been around and is
making things lively. The following is
a list of those who havo already agreed
to furnish something. Let the good
work go on:
Guy C. Barnum, apples and corn;
Rob't Lisco, potatoes and sweet corn;
Arnold Gerber, tobacco on stalk; H. C.
Bean, oats, corn nnd rye; H. L. Lathrop,
grapes; Thomas Wilson, corn and other
produce; John Wurdemann, apples and
samples of oak timber; O. E. Wells, oats
and potatoes; T. H. Bauer, alfalfa;
Schroeder Bros., flour and meal of all
grades; Jacob Ernst, corn, cabbage and
potatoes; John Brugger, grapes, apples
and cheese and samples of tree-growth;
A. Mathis, fruit, barley and corn; John
Conley, clover and oats; H. M. Winslow,
timothy seed; John Stanffer, potatoes,
cabbage and mangel-wurtzel; Thomas
O'Conner, potatnes; A. E. Campbell,
clover, potatoes and corn; John Potter,
varieties of fruit; P.J.Lawrence, grapes,
apples and potatoes; Ed. Jones, onions,
millet, potatoes and corn; Geo. Alex
ander, several varieties of apples and
wheat; John McGwinn, potatoes and
other produce; Georgo Murie, potatoes
and wild grasses; Rev. Father Ryan,
section of oottonwood, fifteen years'
growth; Jaeggi &. Schupbach, flower and
xneal of all grades; M. K. Turner, flax
and wild grass; Jos. Henggler, bottled
beer and malt; Charles Segolke, carbon
ated beverages nnd apples; O. A. Stearns,
photographs; Fauble & Bradshaw, com
mon and pressed brick; Jacob Lewis,
German oats; Albert Stenger, oats,
wheat and potatoes; Michael Kolorin
tobacco, potatoos, cabbage and wheat;
D. C. Kavanangh, brick; A. Heitkemper,
cigars made out of Platte county tobac
co; Jacob Gluer, imitation stone, made
out of sand and gravel of Platte county;
Columbus broom factory, ono dozon
brooms; Columbus wooden shoo factory,
assortment of shoes mado out of Platte
county wood and leather; Michael Ho
gan, millet, corn and tobacco; A. W.
Clark several varieties of apples, grapes
nnd timothy; John Tannahill, large as
sortment of vegetables, garden seeds,
bottled goods, pickles, flowers, etc., Mrs.
J. N. Heater, bees, honey and fixtures;
Mr. Alexander, largo assortment of but
ter and cheese.
Council Proceed in;;.
The petition of J. Greisen and others
asking for a proposition to issuo bonds
of tho city in tho sum of $8,000 for the
purpose of aiding in building a wagon
bridge across tho Platto river in Colum
bus township, Platto county, Neb., was
referred to committee on judiciary.
A communication from Geo. Lehman,
president Columbus Motor Ry. Co., ask
ed that tho accompanying certificate of
tho city engineer, be spread on the
records. On motion, the same was
placed on file.
The special committee on locating
street lights recommended the follow
Corner of Olive street and Pacific
Avenue, Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth;
corner L and Pacific Avenue, Eleventh,
and Thirteenth; corner of N and Eloven
th and Thirteenth; cornor of Platte and
Twelfth and Thirteenth.
Tho minority recommended the re
moval of tho light at tho intersection of
Eleventh and M streets to Eleventh and
Washington Avonuo, and stated that
tho new or additional light ordored to
be placed at the Opera House, had been
The majority report of tho committee
Tho committee on finance reported tho
following persons and firms as not yet
complying with tho occupation-tax ordi
nance in not procuring licenso: Singer
Sowing Machine, Co., Chas. Beringor,
jewelry store, H. Hughes, lumber yard,
Wm. Lamb, butter and oggs,Van Alstino,
feed stable, S. L. Downing, bakery, and
that city attorney had been directed to
On motion of Gluck tho $25 received
from the Episcopal church was ordored
placed in the special miscellaneous
A number of bills for labor on streets
were allowed and warrants ordored
drawn, also for hardware, lumber and
Adjourned to August ISth.
The county institute now in session
starts out with flattering prospects. The
enrollment on Tuesday morning reached
seventy. All parts of the county tire
represented. More are yet to arrive, and
those observant in snch matters say
that tho attendance will pass ono hun
dred very considerably. Tho older
teachers of the county are in attendance
in larger nnmbers than usual, and many
younger persons are present looking
forward to tho work.
Prof. Knepper has taken hold of tho
work in a masterly manner, and handles
matters with that neatness and skill
which exporionco gives. The teachers
are deeply interested in his manner of
handling the affairs of tho institute.
Ho is an instructor of unusual ability,
and of a free and open manner that in
vites to confidence. His work all bears
directly on tho county schools and the
trials and perploxities thoro encounter
ed, and his vast experience gives a pe
culiar value to his suggestions.
Miss Parker litis charge of tho reading,
and is awakening an interest in this
branch of instruction not felt before.
She manages her classes in a masterly
manner and all are looking forward for
good results to follow her efforts.
Miss Lease conducts her department
in a pleasing manner, and illustrates
tho modern methods of primary work in
a manner that clears tho way for teach
ers who cannot go abroad to obtain
knowledge at the fountain heads. Her
work promises to bo very successful.
Tho exercises are interspersed with
music led by tho pupils themselves, as
sisted by Miss Parker, Miss Geer and
The institute, in its work nnd organi
zation, is made to bear directly on those
points in which our country schools are
most defective. The superintendent has
given careful and conscientious atten
tion to these points, and is bringing to
liear every force within his power to
correct these evils. Tho teachers seem
delighted with tho institute, nnd the
advantages it affords, and tho instruct
ors all say that they havo never entered
upon institute work with more flattering
Everything is prospering.
Small grain is being stacked now.
Geo. Hodel has purchtised ti reaper.
R, C. Mueller and Mat. Volz are run
ning their threshing machine.
There was a sociable gathering nt Geo.
Hodel's on tho 5th, which was largely
attended by pleasure-seekers.
T. M. Wilson has purchased a mare of
C. H. Sheldon; he has also been selling
some of his corn to Mr. S.
We nro in receipt of a circular from
our affable county superintendent, L. J.
Cramer, which tells us that the annual
session of the Platte county Teachers'
Normal Institute will commence on
Aug. 13th. We will be glad to seo all
our neighboring teachers attend, as we
consider this an excellent place for ob
taining many ideas, and modes of teach
ing which could not otherwise 1k ob
tained. We feel sure that it will bo
made interesting under Mr. Cramor's
management, and wish them all success
and prosperity. Charles.
IIAltKltMAN Anmist 11th. to M. rimi-Ie
Hagerman, a daughter.
JIUOHE8-W'ILIiIAMS-At tho Presbyterian
parsonage in thin city, August 13th, by Itev. J. V.
GnawoliL Hamuel 11. Hughes and Misa Catha
ratriclc Iteagan will take notice that on tho 1st
day of August, 18S8, J. C. Cowdery, a juatiee of
the ieace of Platte county, Nebraska, iw,ued an
order of attachment for tho sum of $13.U) in an
action pending before him wherein Connelly
Brothers are plaintiffs and Patrick Reagan is
defendant; that property of the defendant con
sisting or one, one-story frame building with a
shed attached thereto, one hog pen and out
house, have been attached under said order.
Saul cause was continued to the 22d day of Seii
tember, 18S8, at one o'clock p. m.
. CONNELLY BROTHERS,
ISanB Plaint ilfs.
Taken np, foub two teab old steers on
Angust 1st. The owner of wime can regain by
proving property and payiug cost.
., ., , It U. Thompson.
Monroe, Neb. 13aug5
ESTRAY NOTICE -Came to the herd on Ixing
Look Farm, 3 miles northeast of Columbus,
on w"ueefe. Aug. 8, 1888, one dark red year
ling bull. Owner please call, prove property
pay charge and take animal away.
IP Harry B. Rked.
FIRST-CLASS HARNESS SHOP.
t"All goods guaranteed as represented. I use nothing but the very best of
Etock and employ nonp but tho most skilled workmon. If you are in need of any
thing in my lino 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.
tSTBEPAiKiNO neatly done, on short notice, and at low Trices. Call nnd
GUS. G. BEGHER & CO.,
Loan, Real Estate
oaty to Loam on Farms at lowest rates of interest, on bhort and long time, in amounts to
Complete Abstracts of Title to all Real Estate in I'latte county.
Notary Public always in Office.
Farm and City Property for Sale.
Iaiaranre against Fire, Lightning and Tornadoes. Life and Accident Iksub nce, none bnt
(he very bent compuniea represented.
Steamship Tickets to and Train all nrts in'Knroiio. iSjuIjMUtf
LOOK TO 701 INTERESTS!
And examine the EMPIRE Light
Steel Frame Binder,
And you will see the most PERFECT machine
ever manufactured, because it has:
1st. FOLDING BINDER, no trucks required.
2d. SIMPLEST AND STRONGEST knottcr
3d. RAISING AND LOWERING entire ma
chine from seat.
4th. TRIP STOP-LOCK. Binder will not re
peat nor tie small bundles.
5th. BABBITTED BOXES.
6th. BEST DRIVE WHEEL made; no mud
can get into the gearing.
7th. NEW ROTARY BUTTER without .can
vass. 8th. STRONGEST FRAME made, only one
joint and two bolts.
9th- DIRECT pitman connection.
10th. SIMPLEST, strongest reel made.
1 1th. OPERATOR can tip binder at will.
12th. LIGHTEST IN WEIGHT and lightest
WE CHALLENGE any and all others to beat
us on these points.
Pure Manila binding twine. It is the cheapest.
Advert iscmi-iilH miller thin head live ciT.In a
line each insertion.
FOK SALK! A lu.ii. nnd lot v.-t or Hi,;,
School Imihling on Ninth trt--t. Inquire
of J. Waonek. i::jiin.tiu
FOK good joiing breeding block of nil kimlx,
call at lihoiiiingdalp Htock farm. A. Hen
rich. I'latte Center 1. O. Neb. ao-tf
WM.SCIIIIjTZ inakeet bootH nnd xhoeHin the
Ix-wt btylen, and uxen only the very bebt
atock tliat can lie. iirocured in the market. .V2-tf
FOK EXCHANGE. Will exchange good milch
mwM and Mime joiing cuttle for a good
young mare or work horn.
25jnl-ti J. Y Witciiky.
Duncan I'. O.
FOK SALK-Six hteer calves, 3 jearling heifent
coming thre jAiru old. AIho "i"i hiw of
beet., cheap. Call noon.
20junlw Columbus I'. O.
ACADEMY OF THE HOLY CHILD .IKSUS,
Lincoln, Nebraska. Thix institution ix
conducted bv the Sinter of the Holy Child JeMis
of Sharon. Hill. Philadelphia, and will open a
boarding school for young hulies on Monday,
Sept, 17, 1S&3. Difference of religion i no
obstacle to the adiuiiMion of young IadieH. For
particulars regarding terms, etc., apply to
Academy of Holy Child Jesus,
25juli Lincoln, Nebraska.
If yon wish to get value received,
P. H. RUSCHE'S,
Opposite Lindell Hotel.
I have constantly on hand all goods, from
the cheapest to the best, nnd will sell them
at lower prices than tho same quality of
goods can lie bought anywhere else in Platte
county. You can Und here single and double
Cnrrhigo and Buggy Harness, Farm Harness
light and heavy, a beautiful stock of Holies
and Blankets, Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Hal
ters, Whips, Sleigh Bells, Curry Combs,
Brushes, Wagon Covers and Tents, Trunks
nnd Valises, Buggy-tops, and in fact every
thing that is kopt in a
F. H. HTJSCHE,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
Ollii-e on Nebraska Av., Cohiml.iw. Neb. All
legal biisini'ss promptly, accurately and careful
ly iitteuiliil In. I.Vmg-y
Platte County, Nebraska.
CONDUCTED by the
SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS.
Olrfuis its seventh scholastic year Hept.!ith.ll'S$.
This institution for young ladies, for little
girls and little boys, offers every advantage for
acquiring!! thorough Christian education.
As the acquisition of such an education should
not be connected with extravagant exi-n-'e, but
should ls within the reach of all; the following
terms will no doubt l found nifmnahle:
Entrance feo $T..(i0, inid only once.
Hoard and tuition, including w.-idiing, Is-d and
liediiing. kt month JII.IO. a)ahlein advance.
(iennan, drawing, lsok-keepiiig, plain ami
ornamental needles-work fni.
Music charged extra. -
Difference of religion is no olixtacle to admis
sion. For further information address
zn. Sisteb M. Josefha, Suwriored.
xOu r quotat ions of tho markets are obtained
Tuesday afternoon, and are correct and reliable
at tho time.
i, neat ......................... . chj
Corn (in ear).... ...................... "J8
Corn (shelled) ...... . ?3
Oats (new) IS
If lour ........................... . 4U45 ia
liuttor .- iuy 15
Fat hogs $.13g575
Fat cows -iOOtt"i50
Fat sheep t OUtuSSO
Fat steers 1UX4 75
A J m P W
Hani, lVnn-yhnniii 13 00
Hani, Colorado 1200
Uock Springs, nut BOO
HiKk Sriugs, lump 7 00
Colorado 6 00
DIM W D HILLS
All Kinds of Pumps.
PUMPS REPAIRED ON SHORT
Olive St., nearly opposite Pott-office.
A STRAY LEAF!
TIE LARGEST 110 FI1EST STICK
west of Omaha, nt
The ln'st manufactories of tho country
representeil. Not to ho undersold
Iy anybody. Coino and see
This fa tho most FQAOTIOAL HIGH-CUT
BHOS ever Invented.
tho eamo protection aa a boot or over-g&Uer. it la
convenient to put on and tho top can Imi adjusted to
lit any anklo by eliaply moving tlio bultoaa.
i::tn on. s-tr
ivk ukkki: oin: i.ii:i;k and
C i.M I'l.KTI K .N'l ,fk 1 IK
Furnishing Goods !
BOOTS & SHOES,
'T"('iill, .Tiimiiit) (hmhId ami lettrn
Greisen Bros. & Co.
Al.ttiWS ON HAM) A Klil.li AND NEW LINK
OK (iKOt'EKIESWElil SELECTED.
CANNED AND DiHED, OF Al.f K1ND8,
(i UAKANTEED TO ItK OK BEST
DRY GOODS !
A COOD AND WELL SELECTED STOCK AL
WAYS AS CHEAl' AS THE CHEAP
BOOTS & SHOES !
jasr-THAT DEFY COMPETITION. -J
BUTTER AND EGGS
Ami all kimlrt of country irxlnr taken in trade,
anil all i:mh1 ileliwrei! free of charge
to any art of the city.
pat. Congre'Vm JMfc
KtEF ONLY THE BEST (SHADES OF FLOUR