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arrives at Lincoln
85 a. m.
Tne iwMfetbmi Lincoln at 4J0 p. at- and
arrives" at Colnerta W p. m; the tat tome
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TO ALBIOJT AXO CXDAm 1U1M.
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Jirr if gafoes.
Cf-All notices under thi haadin will be
charged at the ratu of j2rar.
LEBANON LODGE No. 5H. A. F. A. M.
Bwnkr mertioffs 3d WdaeMiy i eacfe
month. All brhrM tarited totd.
C. H. Bbxldox. W. M.
M. H. Whttk, Secy. aq1J
REOBGANIZEDCHUBCH OF LATTEB-DAY
Saint hold mtnlar mvicwi ejnr Sunday
at p. nu. prayer nwoting on Wedw-day e Jmuwt
at their chapel, comer of North at reetand Paclic
Avenue. All are cordially invited.
lSjoliw Elder H. J. Huwosc. Praaident.
Insure with Henrich.
Hay for sale. Inquire of M. K.
. Dress goods, shoes and slippers, at
. the Backet.
Hamburg eels, clam juice, and ca
pres at E. Pohl's.
Two days after the encampment.
Watch how time flies.
Coming from NewYork this week,
new goods for the Racket.
Old newspapers by the hundred, 25
cents at the Jocesai; office.
P. W. Henrich is so busy this week
he has no time to write locals.
Don't forget that cash before deliv
ery, is our motto at the Backet.
Subscription can begin at any time
for the Jocbsai. and Nebraska Family
The county board of supervisors be
gan their regular session yesterday
Remember that Schaffroth & Hath
make specialties of well boring and
An itinerant band Monday enliven
ed the streets of the city with some
No wonder we don't have any thun
der storms when Henrich is here to
insure our property.
The celebrated Quick-Meal, and
Monarch gasoline stoves, the best in the
' market. For sale by A. Boettcher. 4tf
The season for tornadoes is now at
hand and property owners should secure
a policy at once, with G.G. Becher Co.
The JoxjBSAXi is on sale, each week,
- at the book and news stores of E. D.
Fitzpatrick and J. Heitkemper,at 5 cents
H. G. Reeder, recently in the employ
of the B. & M. R. R. Co. as telegraph
operator, is now with the U. P. Co. in
a like capacity.
The Union Pacific base ball club
passed through the city Friday morning
on their way to Norfolk, where they
were to play balL
Charlie Fields of the Telegram force
was compelled to quit work last week
on account of the formation of an ugly
felon on his right hand.
A Fine shower Sunday night was a
big blessing to this region of country.
A rain was greatly needed and came
just in the nick of time.
Among marriage licenses issued we
note the following: Charles S. Smith to
Mum Bena Martison and Charles C.
Johnson to Miss Mary A. Breed.
' The Looking Glass notes as a fact
that oats brings ten to fifteen bushels
more to the acre on fall plowing; than on
spring plowing, or in corn stalks.
Prof. W- H. Clemmons, president of
' the Normal school at Fremont, has been
' engaged as one of the instructors at the
-Platte County Teachers' Institute.
The child of Feifer's reported as lost
last Friday, was found in the neighbor-
, . liood of the Catholic church about 11
o'clock Friday night, and restored to
The Congregationalists expect their
t new minister. Rev. George Morton, to
preach for them next Sunday. He is
-from Willsboro, N. Y-, and comes highly
J. R Mathewson had a fine display
at the fair grounds during the encamp
caemt, of the work done with the Goshen
fence machine, and many fanners were
interested by it.
The ladies' band of Fullerton came
down Satarday in a special car, return
jfjf the same evening. They treated
our citizens to some vwy good Mate
during their stay.
The wind Sunday night broke a
. 'good maay young limbs on the shade
trees around town. Limbs which grow
.too rapidly should be cut back and
allowed to thicken up.
While A. C Wetsenfluh of Duncan
.-was wWfcWKng a few hogs Monday, one
. of them getting over the front of the
wagea frightened the horses, ceasing a
runaway; no damage done.
s -All the school directors in Platte
id tj bet six have forwarded their re
ports to the superintendent. The time
is grown- short -and those behind at
this work shoald harry nutters up.
A number of people atpervsiT to
by Gov. Thayer, but
a few brief i iiiiis
of theteaftaoatheeasaa ground.
.StatonKseberha has eaedthe
ef Madias for SliM deawgea,
te he the result of a fail oa a
of job work give us a
The heat and cheapest cultivators
i Golden Eagle, for sale at A.
k Plath hare the best of
machinery and can furnish
any kind of farm implements, at reason
Wanted, two Columbas city lots aa
a site for a residence. Address, next ten
days, A. K, care of Jocsxu. office and
state lowest cash price.
Those who are going to winter a
large noatber of stock should be looking
oat for provender. Hay will not be so
abaadant as last year, and it is not al
together too late to grow millet.
The game of ball played at the en
campment grounds Wednesday, after
noon last between Clarks and Columbus
nines was very interesting and resulted
in a score of 7 to 8 in favor of the home
"Deacon" Smith of Genoa is im
prisoned here because he could not give
bail of $300 for his appearance before
the district court for Nance county, on a
charge of selling liquor without a
Thz Joukjtai. received a very pleas
ant call Friday from P. A. Gatchell,
assistant adjutant general, department
of Nebraska G. A. R. of Lincoln. He is
thoroughly in earnest in his work aa a
For Buford plows and cultivators,
for harrows, seeders, wagons. Piano
binders and anything else needed on the
farm in the way of machinery, call on
Joseph A. Gutzmer on Olive street oppo
site Henry's comer. 48-tf
The Gilt Edge Wind Mill Co. had
one of their handsome wind mills on ex
hibition at the encampment grounds,
and it was the admiration of all who ex
amined it, and noted with what ease it
worked and governed itself in the wind.
Mrs. J. A. Battles, a talented Ne
braska lady who has charge of that part
of the work of W. C. T. U. known as
Health and Heredity, will speak on that
subject next Sunday evening at the
Presbyterian church. All are invited.
A special train left here at eight
o'clock Saturday evening for Norfolk
and got back by twelve, stopping some
time in Norfolk. Coming back between
Madison and Munaon there was a herd
of cattle on the track, and about eight
Speice k North will have the sale of
lots, at reasonable prices, in the new ad
dition to Columbus, now being laid out
in the southeastern portion of the city.
The addition is owned by J. M. Hoffman
Esq., of Lincoln, and is now being sur
veyed by R. L. Bossiter.
Remember that Borowiak Bros,
keep a general merchandise store on
Eleventh street and as they are going to
stay they wish to build up a trade here,
so only keep the best goods, groceries
a specialty. A full line of groceries at
rather low prices. Try them.
Robert Welch, a son of Jonas Welch,
fell from a tree he was climbing on
Fourteenth street Monday evening and
broke one of his arms. It was thought
he might be otherwise injured, as he fell
about forty feet. DraSchugand Still
man waited on him and set his arm.
Superintendent Cramer is making
arrangements for the coming, institute
in August. Several instructors from
abroad are expected and lectures on
subjects of general interest will be
arranged for. Full announcement will
be made next week and circulars of in
formation sent out.
Isn't it somewhat of a shame that
stock buyers at Monroe have been com
pelled to haul water in wagons, because
the railroad has put in no pump at
their stock yards? Monroe is in Platte
county, and Thk Jomtxu. wishes to see
every burg have its rights and privileges.
All these things make business for the
The following fable from Platte
county's democratic organ, the Tele
gram, is interesting mainly because it is
a fable, and applies to something else
than hotels: "With the sweet. balmy
breezes of June there comes a refreshing
reminder that a 975,000 hotel would fill
a long-felt want' in Columbus. We only
have six with two more in sight."
Wm. Jones who recently returned
from the west, says that Platte county
is the best place he knows of. He men
tioned a number of cities in the west
where crowds of men were jostling each
other for work or a meal's victuals, and
where the latter came not regularly, by
any means, and said that everything was
overdone too many men for the work
to be done.
Cornelius told Gov. Thayer that
Barn hart, since he had got to associating
with state oaVerw, had become a noto
rious prevaricator; that he was now
spending- his time fishing one day and
lying about it the next. George was
around Monday morning trying to en
gage a dagger to "lick" Cornelius under
the cover of boxing gloves; McDfll was
not feelitg well, and George didn't
know who to ask.
C G. Hickok, superintendent of the
Congregational Sunday school, was pre
sented with a pane of money last week
by the school as a token of esteem and
in recognition of his efficient services as
sapetia ten dent and requested to spend
a portion of it in attending the Chau
tauqua assembly at Crete, which he did,
being absent foar days. He is very
thaakfal to ma friends for the pleasant
Nellie Curtis closed a two
months' term at school in district 20
Friday, Jane 3Bth. The enrollment was
aaVavafageattaadaaeeai. Maggie Dack
and Carrie Sacridertook first premium
on deportment. The teacher and pupils
were very agreeably surprised by Mr.
Saerider bringiag in a large freezer of
ice cream the last day of school; he has
the thanks of the entire school. Mies
Curtis returns to her school the first
1 ItahoaT of the vicinity of
ratumed Satarday from a trip
to Swrtasrland, and, after safely cross
iag aad rrnaaiag the ftftlaafic in ships
aad traveling away hundreds of miles
by raiL came very sear, losing his life
oaths orciaary highway. Hkesaag his
team at Wagnara,thsy got frightened
aad raa, flnggPsT Xr. Lwith thsm, and
iitnipieg at the Liadsll, waste they fell
cavtopof Msi, asstagoaeof hm, little
bat fortaawtsty doav aa far
To the PaMie.
I have placed my lots in Stevens's
addition in the hands of G.G. Becher k
Cc for sale at reasonable prices. Title
perfect. " Brsoh IEhxett.
June 29th, 1889.
Osuka Cap tare Prizes.
Several of thePythian delegation from
Omaha returned yesterday with prizes
captured at the Columbus, Neb., en
campment. Omaha was awarded second
money, $150, for best drilled company,
and Lily division No. 8. of this city, took
first prize, $50, for largest drilled com
pany. The Omaha continjrent state
that the Columbus people entertained
them ropally. Omaha Republican.
R. H. Henry says that in some parts
of Dakota, (where he has lately been),
they have not had rain since last August
and that small grain, in consequence, is
very short. In some places, the rains
have been sufficient and crops look well."
Dakota has a good many artesian wells
and some intelligent citizens are advo
cating that the general government make
a lanje appropriation for sinking artesian
wells in the territories for the purpose
of rendering the public lands available
Quite a nnmber of democratic pa
pers are berating Gen. Lmderson for
drawing a pension wliile holding a lu
crative office in the gift of the state of
Nebraska. With only one exception
that we know of (the Fremont Herald),
tho democratic press fciiled to say any
thing about Gen. Black (one of their
partisans), who drew a pension of 5100
a month at the same timo he was gettinjr
?6,000 a year as commissioner of pen
sions. Consistency is a jewel, snre
enongh, bnt not in the possession of
It will pay any person who is willing
to spend SLOO for a gate to examine the
one at E. A. Gerrard "s residence in the
western part of the city. It can be re.'idi
ly opened and closed by the driver,
withont getting out of his vehicle or
down off his load of hay and raises over
obstacles withont additional power. ITr.
Gerrard is a man of good inventive
genius, as has been shown by several of
his achievements in that line, and nH?d
ing a gate of this kind for himself, he
put his wits.to work, and has the bst
we have seen for the purpose. -IStf
E. A. Gerrard in the Looking Glass
of the Fourth, delivered a very excellent
address, commemorative of die virtues
of th forefathers and indicative of the
sort of men needed in these times, "men
large enough so that poverty cannot
hide them nor riches add luster to their
names, mtn who shall stand as a bul
wark against the hordes of sin, man of
purpose, men of action, men of nerve,
men that will do and dare for the rights
of this nation, not on the battte Held,
thank God, but in the small matters of
self government of home and home sur
roundings.'' Rev. H. L. Powers starts next Mon
day morning with his family for Lincoln
and Omaha. Mrs. Powers will visit with
the families of her brothers at Tekamah,
Burt connty, for ten days, and return
ing will visit her father, B. C. Ebpowell,
at Centssl City. Mr. Powers will pro
ceed east via Chicago, Johnstown. Pa
Cumberland, Md., Petersburg. W. "Ta.:
on his return he mayvisit Niagara Fails.
During the month of his absence, the
pulpit will be occupied as follows: 21st
by Rev. T. B. Ililton of Fremont; 2Sth.
by Rev. II. Ct. Pittonger of Albion:
August 4th. by Rev. S. W. Martin of
Norfolk; August 11th, by Rev. H. A.
Crane President Central Nebraska Col
lege. Mr. Powers's coiigrecsitions here
have always lpen lar.ro and they will
miss him verv much, indeed.
The Columbus Telegram informs
tho third party people that tho non
partisan prohibition movement in this
state is only a scheme to hoodwink them,
and that is the child of the republican
party. The Telegram cannot boast of
ever having made a guess that came
within several miles of the truth, and
this last is about as close as any. It will
be remembered that during tho cam
paign last fall the Democrat, which was
the ancestor of the Telegram, gravely in
formed the temperance people that the
republican party of the state had no in
tention of submitting the prohibitory
amendment, bnt was simply trying to
hoodwink them. The Telegram should
hire a new guesser. Central City Non
pareil. While coming into town the other
day, on this side of the river a gentleman
saw a loving couple (evidently not mar
ried, and it was quite evident they had
seen each other before, too), strolling
along on the sandy road. As they look
ed too happy to be disturbed, even the
horses seemed loth to intrude on their
happiness, the driver would have stopped
awhile, when just at the critical moment,
as our hero was going to claim the kiss,
the wagon, which had hitherto been
going along in a bed of sand, slipped
into a rnt and of course spoiled it all.
They both turned with a start, and the
driver with duo consideration for the
disturbed parties said "curse the
wagon,' it somewhat relieved the em
barrassment, but the driver still curses
the wagon, when he thinks of "what
might have been to the happy couple.
It is presumed that the kiss, when it
did come, was ripe and sweet, and a
little more relishable because of the
squeak of the whecL
P. T. Heckman of Omaha has been
visiting with J. D. Brewer. He is a me
chanical genius, and The Joukxal would
like to see his talents in use in this city.
A worker in wood and iron, he could
establish here an enterprise that would
not only be a paying investment for
himself but of very great benefit to this
community. Every industry that will
add to the number of persons engaged
in useful occupations giving them con
stant employment at fair wages, will
help to make this community what
Providence sefems to have designed it
should be, a manufacturing center in the
midst of a flourishing agricultural re
gion. Let us do all we can to put every
acre within a radius of twenty miles
under thorough cultivation, and encour
age every manufacturing plant, that
offers, under competent management
and favorable terms, to. use raw mate
rials here raised or that would here find
good market for their products. For
every man of us, each in his own way,
there is abundant work that will be ben
eficial in a financial way to each of us, as
well as to the general public The total
of publicwelfare is tho sum of individ
ual welfare, and when one common pur
pose animates a community, all the
wheels nasi. -
Mrs. Hoffman of Genoa spent Sunday
P. W. Hess of Fremont was here last
G. O. Burns of Osceola was here last
IL V. Clark of Genoa was in town yes-
G. N. Hopkins of Platte Center was
i here the 4th.
J. C. Ward of Platte Center was in
" Charley DeMoss of David City was in
town last week.
Miss Addie Waldron visited friends in
the qity last week
Frank Bower and family of Fullerton
spent the -1th here.
Miss Anna Becher was in Columbus
for the encampment.
R. L. Rossiter of Platte Center spent
the Fourth in Columbus.
Gus Lockner and family of Omaha
were in tlie city last week.
Charlie Nichols of Springfield, HI., is
in the city visiting friends.
m Lonis Zinnecker lert Sunday for a
visit at his old home :n Ohio.
Mrs. Abbot, of Aurora, was visiting
her son. Frank, the pjist week.
Miss Maggie Barker of North Platte
visited Miss Keating last week.
Julius Ernst of Colfax count v was in
tho city Frid.iv jolly as of yore.
W. A. Henry of St. Joe, Mo., is in the
city the guest of Leonard Hohl.
G. W. Clark of Hninphrey was in
town a conple of days last week.
Miss Maher. tho senator's daughter,
visited in the city on the Fourth.
D. C. Kavananrh and family were
down last week from Platte Center.
"Grandma" Kclley was welcomed
among her many frientLs here the 1th.
Mrs. G. W. Brown and son Ellis, of
Cedar Rapids, are visiting relatives
Judge Stnll of Polk c.vmty w;is in the
city Monday looking la nis usual good
Allie Rickly came down from Rush
ville the first of last week to visit his
W. TE. Winterbotham and family of
(lenoa visited relatives hero several dajs
Frank Cotupton of Cedar Rapids, for
merly of Columbus, was here a few days
Miss Annie Rnsmnssen, who has been
away for a few yers. is expected home
Mrs. J. G. Eiggins of Grand Island
has been in the city several days the
Myron Wheeler is in the city and his
many friends here are glad to see him
J. S. Freeman was a Columbus visitor
Saturday, and gave this sanctum a
Major Will B. Dale's, family were here
last week from Omaha, also 'Robert
Mr. and Mra. Will Gibson, also Mrs.
Gatward and child, visited Mrs. Ilenry
Woods last week.
Dick Keitsmaa of David City was in
town Thursday; his shadow grows, and
may it never be less.
Miss Mary Cooncy of Fullerton passed
Sunday with friends in this city, return
ing home Monday afternoon.
Ed. Jenkins and family ami Harry
Slemnions of Kalamazoo visited A. C.
Turner and family last week.
George MurFchel, formerly in tho em
ploy of F. H. Rnsehe of this city, now of
Omaha, was in town last week.
Miss Lillie Iloehen, who has been vis
iting her sister for some time in Ben
nington, returned home Friday.
n. F. Dailey, land examiner for the
Union Pacific Ry Co., has been in our
city the past few days on business.
Miss Stella Hopewell, who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. H. L. Powers,
returns to her home at Central City.
Mrs. R. A. Brown of Cedar Rapids,
retnrned home Monday after a few days
visit with her sister, Mrs. M. K. Turner.
Mrs. S. E. Phillips, Miss Mary Brown
low and Miss Katie Hays were among
the Platte Center visitors here the 4th.
Mrs. O. J. Ames of Sonth Omaha was
in the city on the Fourth. Her numer
ous friends here will always be glad to
D. Anderson wa3 up from South
Omaha and expressed himself as well
pleased with Columbus's big celebration
of tho Fourth.
Mrs. S. H. Nickell of Grand Island ar
rived in the city Thursday on a visit to
the family of Philip Schroedar. She was
accompanied by her young son.
Editor Tanner and Geo. L. McKelvey
came down from Fullerton Saturday.
They both attended at the dance at the
camp ground during the evening.
Saml McFarland arrived in the city
Monday. He has lafeTy been east, and
tells us that his father and mother ex
pect to make their home here again.
Theo. Schnpbach, one of the bass
players for the Union Pacific band ac
companied that organization to the en
campment last week, and his many
friends were glad to greet him.
W. H. Selsor of Humphrey called at
these headquarters a moment on busi
ness Friday. He says Humphrey had
the largest crowd on the Fourth that
ever gathered there, and a very enjova
Convenient Market. Good Soil. Pure Water
aad Excellent Climate
Are advantages to be considered when
looking up a home, busiijess location,
farm, etc. West "Virginia, Maryland and
the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, affords
these with many more advantages. No
section of the United States offers su
perior opportunities, and persons seek
ing a new home should examine these
states before deciding upon a location
elsewhere- Improved farm lands adapt
ed to stock raising, dairying, grain, grass,
and fruit growing can be obtained at
low prices and upon easy terms. Thriv
ing towns invite the merchant, mechanic
and business man. Abundance of coal,
timber, ore, water power, etc Free sites
Persons desiring further information
will be answered promptly and free of
charge by M. V. Richards, Land and
Immigration Agent, B. k O. R. B Balti
more, Md. lfceow-4t
The 113th anniversary or Independ
ence Day was fitly celebrated in Colum
bus, by a great host of people, mostly,
of course, from Platte and ad
Joining counties, but many from other
partsot the state.
At 10 o'clock the procession formed,
starting from Franklin square. The
Pythian Light Guards and Ashland
i band led then came the Knights of
Pythias followed by the Omaha band,
G. A. R, Columbus Knights, Fire De
partment, mayor and city officers, with
Gen. Cowin, orator of the day. Thon
i came the countv officers and after them
the "grangers," with their cob pipes, etc
Tho forty-two states were represented
by young ladies, and after the wagon
containing these young beauties came
the finest trade display ever put on
wheels in Nebraska, as we verily believe.
One gentleman who had seen many such
ia the large cities, said he had never
seen it equaled in quality. The wagons
were handsomely gotten up, indeed, and
represented Abts & Calto. oil; Louis
Schreiber. wagon maker and blacksmith;
Friedhof .t Co., dry goods; The Thnrs
toa; Jaeiri St Schnpbach, mill; E. Pohl,
grocery; Drake &: Taylor, milliners;
C. C. Beringer, jewelery; Galley Bros.,
dry goods; J. P. Abts, agent Schilz
brewery; Columbus Brewing Co.;Bagatz
Sc Co.. grocery: Henry Lubber, Buckeye
binder and mower; Schroeder Bros
mill; IL Gasa, furniture; Fitzpatrick,
stationery: Oehlrich, Bros., grocery;
Grand Pacific hotel; B. McTaggart, dray;
C. Segelke, mineral water factory; North
& Co., coal; Sam Gass. furniture; Cool
idg Era., oil; A. Boettcher, hardware;
C. B. Stillraan, druggist; F. H. Rusche.
harness; Pollock & Co., druggist; U. P.
Ry. Co.: J. tleitkeniper, stationery:
Schnlfroth & Plath, wind mills, pumps,
etc., and Columbus Lumber Co. The
line of march was through the principal
business streets and the display made
by tradesmen was complimented by all
At the speaker's stand in the pirk,
the further eereiaes took place, Rev.
Powers opening with prayer, Maynard
I Turd reading the declaration in the
vary spirit of independence. Mayor
North thpn introduced Gen. Cowin of
Omaha who, as orator, delivered from
manuscript, a very flue address, mainly
directed toward the dangers to free gov
eminent from trusts" and from the cor
rnption of legislators, jnrors, etc.
The races txk place on Eleventh
street. Julius Phillips won "the 100
yards foot race, Ba,-t Arnold winning
second prize. John Nelfcon got first
prize in tho wheel-borrow race. In tho
hoys foot race and potato race, the fol
lowing got prizes: Frank Novaton, Thos.
Rutherford, Ora Clark, D. Griffin, Willie
Agers, Fred Berser, Thos. Cocherau.
The W. Y. Bissell hose team won the
race in 4(5 seconds.
The display of fire works m the open
space- east of Franklin "square in the
evening was very good and witnessed by
a large crowd of people.
Columbus, as said the correspondent
of the Omaha Republican, ''filled her
pledges loyally and royally."
The number of Knights in attendance
was not nearly so large as some antici
pated and as the committee w.ero led to
believe by promises made and accommo
dations asked for.
The fair grounds were fixed up in fine
style; tents were numerous and accom
modations of all kinds most excellent.
Wood and water in abundance, and the
grounds brilliantly lighted by electricity.
The program as announced was car
ried ont as nearly as possible, and the
gathering may bo called a success when
it is taken into consideration the facts
of the limited number of uniformed
divisions in the state and this the first
stajj&eccampuient, and also that the
ifaysTUevoted to it included the Fonrth
of July, which fact probably was the
strongest factor against the encamp
ment, most members of the order being
business men and averse to leaving
home during the Fonrth.
The Columbus Knights- feel especially
thankfnl to Omaha, Lincoln and Hebron
divisions for their presence, at great ex
pense and sacrifice of time, and will not
soon forget their brethren of these
The prizes awarded were for best
drilled division: Hebron No. 21), first;
Omaha No. 12. second; Marshall No. 10
of Lincoln, third; Capt. Berger of Lin
coln received the prize as the Iest
captain in the Nebraska brigade.
So far as we can learn, in every im
portant particular Columbus did her
full duty in regard to the encampment
and hr gnests. as she does on all occa
sions of the kind.
Tin F.irmerV Protective Aoci.itioii.
The semi-annual meeting of the Farm
ers" Protective Association was held at
Fitzpatrick's hall Monday July 1st.
President Bisson called the meeting to
order at 3 p. m.
The minntes of the last meeting were
read and approved and the semi-annual
dues paid in.
A resolution was introduced and
adopted to allow members to sell their
grain to feeders without being required
to pay the agent's commission.
Also th3t the agent receive one and
one fourth cents a bushel from members
from grain handled.
i It was decided that the agent micrht
ptirchase and handle grain from non
members, independent of the associa
tion. A motion was pnt and carried tnat
new members be required to pay dues in
J. H. Drinnin was chosen vice presi
dent in place of .R. Cunningham, who
nas removeu to Jiincoln, and .1. U.
Blodjrett was elected member of the
auditing board to fill Mr. Cunningham's
After a long discussion on the affairs
of the association, the meeting adjourn
ed to convene at the call of the secre
tary. J. C Bt-es, Sec.
Review of the weather near Genoa for
the month of June, 18S9.
Menu temjwrator of the month 60.33
Jlcan do some month last year 93
Hichest temperature on thfZOth. .- 93"
Lowest do on the :d is
Ordinarily clear days . 20
Very cloudy days...- - 10
Hih -(rinds days 4
Calm day - 12-
Nnmber of days on which rain 5dL - 10
Inch of rainfall 3.22
Do for same month last year - 4.19
Thunder storms 7, 15, IS. 10, 2-"J.
Prevailing winds SE to NE bv e:ist.
Those having claims against the es
tate of the late John Rickly, deceased,
should present them, at his late resi
dence, to the undersigned, for payment.
Those indebted to the estate will please
come forward and pay, between this and
August 1st, 18S9, as I am authorized by
power of attorney from the heira at law.
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FIRST-CLASS HARNESS SHOP.
tyAll goods guaranteed as represented.
stoca ana employ non bat the most skilled
thing in my line it will pay you to look at
attention to business and fair d oiling I
ur .KKFArsisa neatly dons, on short
e DcnucD a.
Ha uiivnui W WWu
Loan, Real Estate
BoacT U Im om Farm at loweat rata of
. CoatyieU Akatneta af Tin to mil Baal Ertata
Notary rcsua A1WAI3 is tunes.
Fan aad City Praacrtr far Sal.
laaarw against fire, rjghrninsaii Toraiinsv lOliB
fn Terr best comcanies rapreaantad.
Stcamaip Ttekata to aad Sroaa all pasta i
W. T. RICKLY & BRO.
Game, Psultry, aid Fresh Fish. All Kiiif af Sauage a Specialty-.
r-Caak paid for Hidaa,Plta, Tallow, ftlgaaw eniTrtf priaa paid tor tat aattla.-mi
Olive Street, twe Dears Nertk ef tie First ffatfeaal Bask.
SONG OF THE COTTONWOOD LEA VE3.
Grr-en litres Blancimr, gaily dancimr
To and fro,
Etx-ttlinsr, paltrimt, orrow scatt'rinK
In "heir flow;
With their Krievinjr sweet somr wearing
OVr tlu wild red robe and Uh,
Flitting, fiyinir, softly slhin,
Liwren of tli Cottonwood tree;
And they qnivsr. like the river.
In itt poiirini; to the ,
Front their rhinicr nought of pinins
SveotIy playin, thor arc sayiajr.
So like ilre.trains ii their seeming.
Tli.it tlie bird".
Lightly wbtsin, sweetly ainjrins
S iftly "tininc. Wve" ar whirrins
.LiiriQij tl. (fcMjple from pain: -Tiu'y
are tUintf n?ar my dwelling
Ol Hip plennant hill and phun;
How they ;lrsta! and wo listen
To thir muscle like the rain.
With the billows of thf willow
Far ant I wide-.
Aa the murmur of a charmer
At my sii !e.
Gladly ?iiniiwr their entwining
Boiuhd are wet.
And their cjaakimt trills are bis-akin?
Chords that fret;
Trfmblinjr. pleading, npward fouling
Till our hearts answer a song.
To remember days of amber
Summer lays joyous and long.
Wiien onr mother as no other
With her laughing, happy throng.
S.ing sw-ef psalms 'mid the calms
'Xenth a co'tonwood tree.
Where the meadows held no shadows
3Lax B. FiscH.
FaKNCirrowx, Neb-, July 1, ISj9.
Afis3 Alieo Gillan of Omaha arrived
G. W. Kibler spent Sunday at Monroe.
John Hurley baa been suffering for
the past two week3 witb bilious fever.
We are pleased to learn that Mr. Xew
ton,who was injured by a kick from a
pony, is able to be about again.
Scarlet fever still continues in the
neighborhood, bnt in a mild form. Mrs.
Crosset and her four children are just
recovering from it. Miss Mary Jones
is also convalescent. We are informed
that Mrs. F. Kenyon and shild are ill
with the disease.
Corn plowing is nearly finished and
harvest is almost at hand; crops of all
kinds are looking unusually well.
Last week a Sunday school was or
ganized at Monroe with J. H. Watts
superintendent, A. C. Southard assist
ant. B. R. Thompson, secretary, Miss
Ella Osborn, treasurer. We expect our
school will be a success under the man
agement of the indefatigable Sunday
school worker. Watts.
The Monroe school will close next
Friday, July 12tb with a picnic in the
grove near the school house. All are
cordially invited to attend.
On Sabbath last Bev. Kellnp of Mon
roe Congregational church preached au
excellent sermon from the words, Bear
ye each other's burden. The church is
very fortunate in securing the services
of so talented a minister and we hope we
will be able to retain him.
Monroe people celebrated the Fourth
with their usual zeaL A good many
visited Columbus. A picnic composed
of the members of the Monroe reading
circle was held in the grove of L. An
derson and another in Bunkers grove.
We give below the program which with
base ball, and dancing made it a very
Song -- . --- America,
Mis Or bora organist. M. Miller. Mr. FUera,
Miss Kobfton. Mrs. Steinhangh. Miss Sadie
Hall, Mr. Godfrey. Mian Strother,
C. Newton, choir.
Recitation - Independence Bell
Prayer .. . . Mr. Alexander
Declaration of Independence . . K. B. Dnnnala
Song Star Spangled Banner
Didognf ............ ........ ..........
Harriet Than,fcoa, Albert Bryant. Stella Elliott,
Chas. Ferry. Florence Elliott,
Mrs. Elliots and other.
AiI.IreaJ to the children.... ...,.....
Select rem ling
Song Bed, White aod.Blaa
Mr. Hopkins is building a new sod
house on his farm, which will be almost
a curiosity again.
Nels Berlin returned from Box Butte
Gustave Abrahamson has just had a
tubular well 110 feet pat down on ajq
Nail C, PetsBMR is aaviaf a saw
F. H. RUSCHE'S,
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I aavs constantly oaaaad all foods.
totaa bast, aad will aaU
taaa the asms aaahty of
it anywhere sine in Piatt
itv. Torn caa aad man wagls aad donbto
Carriage aad Buggy ITsTaaai, Farm Harness
ligat aad asavy. a beautiful stock of Bobsa
aad lawaatn, Saddka, Bridlaa, Collars, Hat
tsra, Whips, Sleigh Balls, Carry Combs,
Brasbss,Wagoa Covers aad Teata, Traaka
and Valissa, Baggy-tops, aad ia fact
tains; that ia kept ia a
I ess nothing- bat the very bast of
arlnaen. If you are ia need of any
y goods before buying. By strict
it a share of your patronage.
notice, aad at low Prices. Call and
Isscaivrs, an ha
Mr. N. O. Berlin has gone to Buffalo
Gap sanitarium again. He seemed much
better from his former visit last summer.
John Abrahamson has been compelled
to kill his dog, which he highly prized.
The dog showed unmistakable signs of
Mrs. Annie Ely and Martha Hanchett
united their schools for a picnic on the
last day of the term in Gustafson's
grove. Quite a large company were
present and all report a nice time. Ger-
, trade Jones will close her school with a
i picnic on Saturday in Baers grove.
j Miss Ella Birdsill visited at Palestine
from Friday till Monday of last week.
The Baptist church will be dedicated
i July. Uth. Rev. J. J. Keeler of Central
' City is expected to preach the sermon.
All are cordially invited.
(The above should have reached us in
time for last week's issue and it was not
the fault of our correspondent. Ed. J
I The Union Pacific, "The Overland
Route, is now running a weekly re
frigerator car to Butte, MontL, for the
purpose of affording quick and safe
transportation for perishable freight
like butter, eggs, etc.. which find ready
sale iu Montana and the northwest.
' For information as to the day and
train this car leaves your station, apply
to the Union Pacifie agent. J. A. Mnn
roe, Genl Frt. Agent. 7-5t
Advertisements under this head live cents a
line each insertion.
I AY FOB SALE. Inouire of M. K. Turner,
At Tax Jonas al Office.
WM.SCH1LTZ makes boots and ."hoes in the
beat style, and aaea only the Tery beat
stock that can be procured ia the market. 32-f
JlWOur quotations of the marketa are obtained
Tuesday afternoon, and are correct and reliable
at the time.
3 003 50
i 503 00
NOTICE OF CHATTEL MORTGAGE SALE.
Notice ia hereby given that by rirtne of a
chattel mortgage dated on th Zlil day of Sep
tember. ISt. and duly filed for record in the
office of the County Clerk of PIatt Connty
Nebraska, on the Shid day of September. LShs.
and executed by S. E. Dans, to M. IL White, to
secure the payment of the Mat of tVS, and apon
which, there ia now due the sum of it IXOu. TiKit
before the maturity of said note and mortimg".
and for a valuable consideration, said 3L H.
White sold, and assigned said note to th First
National Baak. of Columbus, Nebraska.
Default having ben made in the payment of
said sum. and no action at law having been had
to collect said sum. therefore we will sell the
property herein described, viz: One black geld
ing ? years old: one sorrel gelding 9 years old;
one brown mare about 10 years old; one dray
wagon, and oae set of double harness, at public
auction in front of Gloaaan & Tyrrel's livery
barn in the city of Columbas. aaul county, on
the 31st day of July, Xim, at i o'clock in the
afternoon of amid day.
Fust NATtox u B jrg.
C. J. G.varow.
Dated. July 19. 1089. list '
Vacating a portion of I street abutting block A
of Columbia Square.
Be it ordained by the mayor aad council of the
city of Colnmbes.
Ssc.1. That a portion of I street in the city
of Colsmbaa, Plaice county, Nebraska, described
aa follows, towit: Commencing at a point twenty
toe aorta of the northeast comer of block A.
Colombia 3ouare. thence east twentr fee, thmm
aoata to a point twenty feet ease of the south
east cotmer of said block A. thence west twenty
feet, these north to the place of beginning, be
and the name hereby ia vacated and aannuetL
Bac.2. Taia nrriinaai 1 1 shall he in force from
ISJ paaaaae. approval and pebiieatioa.
Passed aad approved, Jose 25. ISM.
4. E. NORTH.
Attest: G.Faijuc. Mayor.
City Clerk. 1
Fbact. R. sjuff.
Ciiuictirs aid Biil.eis,
famished oa brick and ateaerork
sc fins. Hrastsl mttrmtirtn aina fcr.
feialaM malZ . C;,:. -l
tack paiataa old or new brick work to repre-
anca. a epsciaKy. Correapoadeacn
" wfaal aa Sal Sfswsw a"
THE ONLY llawT-CLASB PLACK TO GIT
BMJCAD. A MXAL Oat A LUNCH.
A full line of CoafectioBery aad Fraita
aad a line of cigars aneoaaled ia the
Onr aim & to give the beat fbr the
least money, and to please alL
p. E- CRAJTOAIX.
PUMPS REPAIRED ON SHORT
Olive St., nearly eseeeits Pett-aftaee.
Til LUSEsT ill FIIIST sTId
west of Omaha, at
The best manufactories of the coaatry
represented. Not to be undersold
by anybody. Come and aea
St aar ankle by eShnly merle
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COMPMCTK STUCK OB
Funding Goofs !
BOOTS 4 SHOES,
jyCalL, examine Goods aad learn
Greisen Bros, t, Co.
ALWAYS ON HAND A FOLL AND NEW LINE
OF GKOCEIUES WELL. SELECTED.
CANNED AND DRIED, OF ALL KINDS
GUAllANTEEDTO BE OF BEST
DRY GOODS !
A GOOD AND WELL SELECTED STOCK AL
WAYS AS CHEAP AS THE CHEAP
BOOTS k SHOES !
THAT DEFT COMPETITION.-
And all Tpade of country produce taken ia'tras
and aU roode aiivered free of i
to any part of the city.
SOBevgfansSr m fmmf iMl
BBwaleat to net oa ssfl tte tew ean be awaBBasi
KSKP QNltX THE BEST GBADM OF 1XOC H
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