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WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 2. 1892.
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LEBANON IXODGE No. 53, A. F. & A. M.
.Rejralar nteutincs Ud Wednesday in each
, month. All brethren invited to attend.
C 1L Sheldon. W. M.
MU. White, Sec'y. 'Mi"1?
WILDEY LODGE No. 44, 1. 0. 0. F.,
femets Tivwlay evenings or cacii
r55rtr wers jh ,i;:i' "" .....,-;-
--'w-i-- btruct. WbiunR nremreu coramuj
invited. 11. B. 1'adble, N. G.
W. It. NOTESTEIN. Sec'y. 2jan91-tf
EORGANIZEDCnUBCII OF LATTER-DAY
Saints hold regular services every Sunday
at 2. p. m., prayer meeting on Wednesday evening
t their chapel, corner of North Ptreetand Pacific
Avenue. All are cordially invited.
12iul69 Elder H. J. IIcdson. President.
Citrons at Easmtsssen's. tf
Girl wanted nt Rasmussen's. 29-tf
Sale bills printed at this office.
Shoes repaired at Honahan's. 4
Come to The Joubnaij for job -work.
Eusden's 2nd Z3T store. 11th street.
Get your photos taken at Notestein's.
BleBsed be mud for a little while
A strouj; -wind Friday reminded of
old times in Nebraska.
Dr. E. H. Xanman's dental parlors
in North block, 13th street. tf
Buy your boots, shoes, gloves and
men's underwear at Honahan's. i
Stoves and second - hand
furniture on Eleventh St.
Dr. T. R. Clark, successor to Dr.
Sehug, Olive st. In office at nights.
Eye and Ear surgeon. Dr. E. T.
Allen, 309 Eamge block, Omaha, Neb.
Hear Hon. Geo. D. Meiklejobn and
Judge Norris at the opera house tonight.
If you want a crayon portrait call at
Notestein's and see one of the best that
Pianos and Organs. Do not buy
from pedlers until you got prices from
- Fitzputrick. tf
J. S. Freeman of Grand Prairie at
tended the grand lodge I. O. O. F. at
Omaha last week.
D. B. Duffy, Columbus, Neb., will do
your house-moving, in good shape and
at reasonable prices. ltf-eow
Basmussen has recently made im
provements in his store room, which
give it a new, fresh appearance.
The celebrated Quick-Meal, and
Monarch gasoline stoves, the best in the
market. For sale by A. Boettcher. 4tf
Attend the Y. M. C. A. state con
vention to be held at Hastings. Nov. 17
20. Expense from Columbus, S3.50.
When in need of an auctioneer, call
on Dave Smith. He will act for you
with promptness, safety and dispatch, tf
Cattle and horses for sale at J. L.
Sturgeon's in the southern part of the
city, southwest of the Stand-pipe. Call
Jacob Judd of Grand Prairie re
turned Wednesday from Dowagiac,
Mich., where he had been visiting his
Days of registration, Nov. 4 and 5,
and "don't you forget it." Take the
first opportunity you have, and you'll be
There were three men killed in the
wreck of a freight train near Clark's
Friday week, and it seems that all of
them were stealing a ride.
C. A. Snow & Co.'s pamphlet, "In
formation and Advice about Patents,
Caveats, Trademarks, Copyrights, etc.,"
may be obtained free at this office, tf
There will bo a men's mass meeting
held at Y. M. C. A. rooms, Sunday, Nov.
6, at 3 p. m., addressed by Gen'l Sec'y
Tarks of Lincoln. Subject "Election
The water front of A. Anderson's
cook stove burst Monday, letting about
thirty gallons of water out on the floor,
but doing no other damage than scaring
Mrs. Elizabeth Erb on Sunday gave
a farewell dinner party at her country
residence. She moves to the city to-day,
to the building formerly owned by Frank
The Argus have moved their print
ing office into the block owned by Gor-
.rard, Whitmoyer & Post on Nebraska
." avenue. That will make them nice, com-
A friend tells us that chloride of
.gold is a specific in cases of diphtheria;
that one doctor of his acquaintance
never lost a patient after he began the
use of. the medicine.
As we write this paragraph, Monday
morning, there is not u speok of blue
aky to be seen, rain is falling, dust is not
. only laid, but mud has taken its place,
' and it is iust sucli weather as we need.
. ' R. G. Hurd's family have been con-"--
aiderably afflicted the past week, Mrs.
: Hurd with typhoid fever, and Miss Abbie
and the youngest child with diphtheria.
'. . -Under the treatment of Dr. Clark, they
. ' are all better.
The First National bank of this city,
. " y capitalizing their surplus, could have
bix times the amount in circulation that
they now itave. If it was so very profit
able, (as is claimed by the enemies of
."" :the national bank system), they certainly
would do this.
-The county board of supervisors
11:3: a. m.
-rtdet Friday last and transacted consid-
'erablo business for the two hours only
that they were in session. The official
report am not; reacu us in uinc ior mis
week's Jocbsal. They adjourned to
' meet Nov. 25th.
Henry Spoerry is making a canvass
like honorable to himself, and to the
party whose candidate he is, and. not
withstanding tb.9 seeming odds against
hhn at the start, it now looks ss though
he will "come under the wire" ahead of
both his competitors.
Children Cry for
Vote for Olson, honest, capable, a
man of the people and for the people.
You will know where to find on all ques
tions of importance to you.
We have it from good authority that
Mr. Bender gave the editor of the
Wochenblatt $50, presumably for ad
vertising his claims for office in that
paper. "Where are we at?"
The Farmers' club met at A. W.
ninrlr'n Inof UVirlnv. ThAnttandnnPAWHS
not large, owing to the stormy weather
and most of the program was laid over
for the. next meeting, which will proba
bly bo held at Wm. Meayea's.
Scott Gardner says that a letter of
recent date from his father informs him
that ho is getting along as well as could
be expected for a man of his age. His
doctor thinks he is all right, but it will
be three months before his broken bones
heal eo that he can be out again.
In the write-up of the parade last
week there was one important character
omitted, and that was "Horace Greeley,"
with his banner, on wbichwas inscribed:
"Go west, young man," and "What I
know about farming." John G. Pollock
represented the character in fine shape.
It seems that Hon. Thos. Jensen, a
former resident of Ulysses, and member
of the legislature from Butler county,
has got himself tangled in the meshes
of the law down in Oklahoma, and is
out on $3,000 bail, on a charge of having
taken a second homestead. So says the
Anna Becher, after a three weeks'
visit with friends, returned to Omaha
Saturday, by way of Lincoln. Thirty
friends gave' her a surprise on Friday
night at the residence of Mrs. C. E. Pol
lock, with whom she had been staying.
Refreshments and amusements made a
very enjoyable time.
The Monroe Looking Glass speaks
in high terms of the celebration of Co
lumbus Day in Columbus, the parade,
the exercises, the hospitality "each
department seemed to handlo their part
understanding, the children were all
cared for, and room for an hundred
more. Columbus can bo justly proud
of the day."
R. S. Clark passed through the city
Monday night, westward bound for his
home in Buena Vista, Colorado. His
wife died there Thursday last of heart
failure, after a short illness, and the re
mains were taken to Fremont for burial
Saturday. Mr. Clark's personal friends
here will sincerely sympathize with him
in his ahliction.
"Now Edgewood Folks" affords a
rarely delightful entertainment of whole
some and unaffected fun. The idea of
course being the introduction of Mr.
Heywood's peculiar specialties, but he
is never made unnaturally or unpleas
antly conspicuous and tho story is told
with consistency. At opera house,
Thursday, Nov. 3d.
Rasmussen has a splendid stock of
crockery on hand. If you need any
thing in that line, step in and you can
undoubtedly be pleased in goods and
prices. To select from, twenty-five
chamber sets; forty bunging lamps,
from tho very cheapest to the very best;
thirty vase lamps, as neat and pretty as
can be, give abundant to select what
you wiBh. 1
On Tuesday evening of last week
while George Drinnin was away from his
wagon a little while, a man stole his
overcoat out of it. Sheriff Kavanaugh
and Policeman McCoy were soon after
tho thief and they were so close upon
his trail, evidently, that for self-presor-vation,
he dropped tho coat on u pile of
lumber in Hughs's yard, where it was
Gen. Weaver, tho independent can
didate for president, was in the city
between trains Monday night, coming
down from Norfolk on the freight train
and taking the 10 o'clock train for Grand
Island, where ho was booked for a
speech. Ho was accompanied by Mrs.
Weaver. There was quite a delegation
of his party friends and others to greet
him at tho dopot.
Alba Heywood is a versatile artist
in character sketches. Indeed it would
bo hard to find his equal in "old lady"
parts, and tho "Boy" act is an oddity
peculiar to Mr. Heywood's original hu
mor. His other delineations and comic
songs are pleasing and laughable. In
dianapolis, Ind., Journal. Reserved
seats for Thursday, Nov. 3d, at Kear
villo's drug-store. Don't wait until all
Saturday night somebody broke one
of the front lights in Lamb & Co.'s store
room on Eleventh street, and stole a
watch, value S15, from the show window.
In the early part of the night, Mr.
Lamb, who was inside the store, heard a
crash, but didn't suppose it was in the
honso; in tho morning, however, seeing
the broken glass, he was satisfied that
that was what he had heard. No clue
to the thief.
"Candidate Schelp is being accused
falsely by some of the Columbus papers
in regard to the county seat law made
at the last session. Ho says he does not
remember of anything being promised
before olection." Wo find tho above par
agraph in the last Platte Center Re
porter. There are several gentlemen,
members of Mr. Scholp's own political
party, whose memory does not play
them false on this subject.
George W. Turner returned Sunday
night from Europe, where he has been
traveling with Col. Cody's Wild West as
a member of the Cowboy Band. Ho
looks in good health now, notwithstand
ing tho severe siege of sickness he had
the past summer. Ho left England on
the 16th of October, was eleven days on
the ocean, five of these being stormy.
The Wild West will winter in Chicago
and be in readiness for the World's
Niels Olson will make one of the
very best senators this district ever had.
Some have doubtless been more glib of
tongue; 6ome have had more knowledge
of the law; some have been shrewder
than he would be in manipulations, but
we believe nono have shown a firmer
adherence to his views than ho will
show; none have been more devoted to
the cause of the people than ho will be.
A plain, honest farmer he is. and a plain,
honest senator ho will make.
Chas. Herden, a German farmer of
Kalamazoo, this county, was killed
Tuesday while returning home from
Lindsay. He fell from his wagon,
breaking several ribs, one of which seems
to have pierced his lungs, causing death.
He died on the farm of a man named
Kuppe, in Platte county. Mr. Herden
was quite well known in Madison. He
is a brother-in-law of Lawrence Wells.
The deceased leaves a wife and several
children. Madison Chronicle.
On the first page of today's Journal
will be found interesting state news, an
account of the terrific fire at Milwaukee,
Wise, and a full setting-forth of tho ex
perience of Mrs. Lease in the south
advocating the principles of tho people's
party. Those who believe that it is timo
(politically) to drop everything and run
into the trap, set for us by the national
democratic workers, may now, possibly,
be able to see that the trap is there, and
that it is in its usual good-working
Thomas Hoffman, a commercial
traveler of Kansas City, consulted Dr.
T. R. Clark soma time ago in regard to a
turner on hie' back, the doctor telling
him some things that should bo done,
whenever the tumor was removed. Mr.
Hoffman submitted himself to a surgi
cal operation" elsewhere, but full relief
did not come. Remembering what Dr.
Clark had told him, he concluded ho
would have his council before going
further, and consequently on Friday
last, the doctor rt-'noved the tumor, Dr.
Willy r.psisiing by administering tho
Children Cry for
Dr. Martyn was in Omaha Monday.
Carl Kramer went to' Platte Center
Monday to inspect the post-office.
Mrs. Clother, son and daughter of
Genoa were in the city a portion of last
Miss Emma Wake went to Lincoln
Saturday with Miss Annie Becher, re
turning Sunday. ' "
W. B. Backus of tho Genoa Indian
school, returned homo from tho west
Wednesday of last week.
Mrs. Cooper and son started Wednes
day for Pine Ridge, at which place she
will teach the young Indian.
Miss Alice Turner returned Wednes
day from Madison, where she had been
in attendance at the Normal College.
Miss Sybil Butler and Mr. Nelson,
now of Schuyler, spent Sunday with O.
D. Butler's family, returning Monday.
Frank Morey started Monday of Inst
week for Yorktown, North Dakota, where
he expects to be two weeks on business.
Miss Mollie Rasmussen, sister of
Julius, and a former resident here, is
visiting her brother. She has been in
Sweden since she left here.
Miss Gertrude Wells is attending
Visitation Academy in St. Paul, where
she went several weeks ago on a visit to
her sister, who enterod as a teacher.
AS TO SCHOOLS.
The Republican Candidate for Representa
tive of Platte Connty Defines HN
Ed. Journal: To prevent misunder
standings as to my position relative to
education, I would say that I believe
the state has the right, and that it is its
duty to see to it that each child learns
tho English language and is taught the
common branches of education. To
effect this, it would bo necessary to
enact a law, about as follows: Parents
and guardians to be required to send
their children or wards to a public, pri
vate or parochial school, where the
English language, at least, and said
common branches of education are
taught, from the time of their arrival at
school age to their fourteenth year, and
for a stated time, say at least three
months, each year. Directors or teach
ers of private or parochial schools to be
required to furnish a list of their pupils,
and a report of their schools (religion
and foreign languages excepted), to the
school boards of the respective districts
of which such pupils are resideuts, to
enable said school boards to ascertain
what children do not receive any educa
tion whatever. Persons refusing to
comply with the above should bo amen
able to the law. H. T. Spoebbt.
Three men, giving their names as
Edward Johnson, John Murray and
John Ryan, were on Monday held to
answer at district court, by Police Judge
Hudson, on a charge of stealing clothes
valued at half rates at S134. These had
been tho property of A. Henry, deceased,
and were taken, 6ome time last week
from his late residence, on Olive
street. There were four overcoats worth
S115; four pairs of pants worth S60;
three coats worth S66; three vests worth
S28. A number of small articles, val
uable as mementos were also found on
the persons of the thieves, who were ar
rested at Schuyler, Saturday by the
police there, and brought hero Sunday
by Chief of Police Coleman. They had
some of tho Henry clothing on their per
sons; they had sold one overcoat, and
offered another for sale. These aro the
same men who, with two others, com
mitted several thefts in tho town. At
Friedhof's store they stole from tho
"dummy's" about dark, coat and vest,
and an overcoat; from John Honahan's,
Friday noon, while Mr. Honahan was in
the back yard, a hat, some tobacco and
a pistol. Earl Pearsall of Friedhof's
went to Schuyler Saturday to identify
While in Madison last Wednesday
on business we called upon our editorial
brethren of the Chronicle and the Re
porter, both of whom have neat, tidy
offices and seem to be keeping in line
with the progress of their thrifty little
city. While thero we met with old ac
quaintances and friends in the persons
of Rev. St. Clair and family; Mr. Whit
wam, president of tho North Nebraska
Normal college; A. C. Tyrrell, clerk of
tho district court, who in the 70's, was a
valued contributor to The Joubxal;
James Stewart, the banker; Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Snow; John Horst and W. C. Elley.
It was an unexpected pleasure to meet
Mrs. E. H. Jenkins of Kalamazoo, and
all the family news that could possibly
be crowded into a half-hour's talk was
the consequence. Madison, like most
Nebraska towns, is growing on the solid
basis of steady prosperity. For a little
while past there has been fresh talk of
changing tho county-seat to Norfolk,
but we understood that the second
potition has been withdrawn, and that
the matter will again be dropped, possi
bly, now, for an indefinitely long period.
Madison is well situated for business,
drawing tribute from three counties,
and considerable tribute it is.
List of letters remaining in the post
office at Columbus, Nebraska, for the
week ending Nov. 1, 1892:
R. W. Gents. F. H. Gardine.
O. E. Greene, James Steadman,
V. A. Kelly,
F. Bos -tong 2
F. 6. Anderson,
W. E. 8tockell,
K. C. McCandish,
W. J. Whipple,
J. L. White.
F. J. Kenyon.
C. E- Bently,
W. W. McFarland,
xi. ju. beams.
Parties calling for the above letters
will please say "advertised."
Caki. Kramer, P. M.
A vote for Cookingham for county
attorney is a ballot cast for a man who
has some of the "milk of human kind
ness" in his make-up. There is a class
of attorneys that may fitly be termed
human jackals; we are glad to be able
to say that neither one of the gentlemen
named as candidates for this office, is
of that class. Both Mr. Albert and Mr.
Gondring have served as county attor
neys of old Platte, and both have filled
tho meassure of expectation of their
friends. Mr. Cookingham would doubt
less do the same, and there is no reason
why he should not.
Don't forget the republican meeting
tonight. Of course, as a republican you
have made up your mind, but come out
and hear the issues discussed by the
able speakers. If a member of either of
the other parties, you may recejve light
that you never before thought was in
existence. Bring tho ladies of your
household along with you. Republican
speakers are always glad to see their
meetings attended by the ladies, who
after all are tho roal educators of tho
Last Saturday afternoon at tho fair
grounds thero were several interesting
racss. The following are particulars, so
far as we have been ablo to learn: A
trotting race, horses owned by E. O.
Ve!li, Albert Stenger and Fred. Stenger
the first was successful, timo 3:21J,
S:CJ, 3:21. In a half-mile dash between
horees owned by Mr. Friday and Mr.
Griffin, tho former won in GC seconds.
Thero were two other races of less in
terest. If you aro troubled with rheuma
tism or a lame back, bind on over the
seat of pain a piece of flannel dampened
with Chamberlain's Pain Balm. You
will be surprised at the piompt relief it
affords. 50 cent bottles for sale by C.
E. Pollock & Co. and Dr. Heintz, drug
Vote for Sibbernson, the next float
At Fitzpatrick's hall Friday evening
last there was a gathering expecting to
hear a three-sided discussion of political
platforms, by C. A. Brindley, William
O'Brien and A. J. Wilcox, representing
respectively, the independents, demo
crats and republicans. Mr. O'Brien tells
us that he never agreed to speak on the
occasion, and therefore that any thought
nf lito Vortlrirnp-rnt-. -to rrn nf trtiia
Mr. Wilcox showed, on behalf of the
republicans, that tho policy of a protec-
tive tariff originated with Madison, was
supported by and approved by Washing
ton," and that no party during all our
history up to the present campaign had
favored absolute free trade. The near
est approach'to it was a tariff for revenue
only. Democrats in this campaign be
lieve that greatly reducing tho tariff
will keep down tho revenue, and that
free competition from other countries
will keep down prices. Republicans
believe that a tariff should be so adjust
ed as to protect our laborers engaged in
manufacture, and that in thus doing,
not only will tho revenue bo lessened,
but prices will be adjusted on the sound
basis of competition among our own
manufacturers. There nro numerous in
stances of how this has worked, in such
articles as wire nails, railroad iron, barb
wiro, salt, &c. In 1880, the price of wire
nails imported was 10 cents a pound,
barbed wire was C cents, railroad iron
S132 a ton. Now you know how the
price has been greatly reduced. Salt
was S2.40 a barrel, now 81.40. Mr. Ger
ing in his speech the other night had
said that the reason these articles are so
cheap is because tho consumer does not
pay the duty. The consumer does not
pay tho duty because none are imported,
and this is one of the very effects aimed
at by the republican party tho develop
ment of the natural resources of our own
country, giving ns diversified industries,
nlentv of work for everybody, opportu
nities for all capacities, and good living
wages for every man who works.
In answer to the question why ho was
a republican, Mr. Wilcox said ho believed
tho principles of the party were better
adapted than those of any other to
secure beneficial results to the pooplo of
this country; that party has given us
tho best financial system tho country
has ever had; through its efforts and
against the votes of democratic congress
men timo and again, wo have tho home
stead law, which has done such a world
of good: tho republican party deals
justly with tho heroes who helped to
save the flag of the country, and keep it
from being trampled undor foot by its
enemies; last, but not least, tho repub
lican party by its policy of reciprocity
has eo enlarged our markets that tho
balance of trade is now in our favor to
the tuno of $44,000,000, rather than
against us, which was the case undor
Tho silver question was discussed,
showing how free and unlimited coinage
would put money belonging to the peo
ple at large into the pockets of mine
owners, without any benefit to mine
workers. Tho sub-treasury scheme was also set
forth and compared with the Minneapo
lis elevator schomo by which its pro
jectors reaped tho profit accruing over
the amount advanced on the grain when
it was stored.
The stato bank issuo plank of tho
democracy was only equaled in mischief
by the sub-treasury scheme of tho in
dependents. Mr. Brindley followed stating tho
position of tho independents on the rail
road question, and contending that if
the government would construct and
operate a road from the Atlantic to the
Pacific, in a short timo all other roads
would adopt government rates or else
seek to transfer ownership to the gov
He also advocated the policy of issu
ing paper money direct to tho people
without tho intervention of the national
Mr. Wilcox made brief reply, claiming
that tho conditions under which tho
national banks labor aro not all rose
colored by any means, and that, so far
as tho government ownership and opera
tion of railroads is concerned, tho extra
army of office holders thus entering the
arena of politics could bo made bucIi an
organized body as that any political
party in power, could scarcely be ousted,
however strong tho necessity for so
ciomg might be.
An independent meeting was held at
Fitzpatrick's hall Monday evening.
Thero were about thirty present, all
told, including republicans and demo
crats. Tho weather was inclement,
there was no fire in tho hall, and it was
rather rough, up-hill sledding for tho
speakers, who, nevertheless, behaved
themselves very nicely, and interested
Mr. Albert, candidate for county at
torney, spoke first, and we aro sorry that
wo have not space for the speeches in
Ho contended himself with a fow re
marks on tho money question, while Mr.
Jewell, tho candidato for stato senator,
spoke at length on the principles of tho
independents concerning transportation,
land and monoy.
He also touched upon his sayings as
to the bounty on beet sugar and on the
raising of sugar beets, declaring that ho
was opposed to any bounties.
. He undertook to explain his employ
ment of Russians while managing his
330 acres for tho Norfolk factory.
Ho then paid his respects to J. E.
North, the democratic candidate for sen
ator, denying that ho had ever called
Mr. North a corporation tool or a rail
road man. Ho had said that North rode
on a pass and declared: "I am hero to
prove tho assertion." Ho then referred
to North's saying that ho hadn't been in
the employ of tho railroad since about
ten years ago.whon he sold their lands. He
didn't see how this could well be, when
in the same paper containing Mr. North's
letter there was an advertisement of
Speico & North, railroad lands for sale.
"If North is not an employee," said
Jewell, "ho is not entitled to a pass, but
ho does ride on a pass, and I ride on a
He next took up tho report that ho had
pledged himself and perjured himself.
We snpposo he had reference to a report
that he had "made his peace with the
railroads, &c" in speaking of which he
used some strong language as to what
should be done with him, provided he
betrayed his trust. We have not space
to further follow his remarks, and, not
withstanding that Mr. J. seems a very
plausible, smooth talker, there is all the
greater reason for voting for Mr. Oleson
F. 31. Cookingham,
The republican nominee for county at
torney, was born in Schohario countv,
N. Y., Aug. 2S, 1856. His youth was
passed on the farm, and ho obtained his
education in tho public schools. Ho
worked out from homo on a farm, pur
chased an interest in a erocerv and from
J880 to '82 ho was in that business.
After disposing of his business, he re
moved to Nebraska in December, '82,
On the 12th of January, 1871, ho be
came a resident of this county, taking a
homestead on Grand Prairie, where he
resided fifteen years, the remainder of
his slay being in this city.
Mr. Spoerry has served fifteen years
as a justice of the peace in this county;
as sencol director tor many years; ib
now a member of the city council. He
was elected a representative of Platte
county in former years, to succeed Guy
Barnum, jr., who served one year and
removed from the county-Mr. Spoerry
being elected for the unexpired term.
He has been oil these years a close stu
dent of the needs of the people, and of
the laws of the state, and will make
himself felt in the legislature, in the
enactment of just laws and in the needed
amendment of those now on the statute
A SPLENDID RECORD.
for Congress, in
Read Meiklejohn's record in the nine
teenth session of the legislature. He
House roll 324:
"A bill for an act to classify the rail
ways of the stato of Nebraska, and to
establish maximum rates for freight and
passengers thereon, to prohibit the pool
ing of the earnings of railways, to pro
vide penalties for the violation of any of
tho provisions of this act, and to repeal
sections 1 and 2 of article 5 of chapter
72 of the compiled statutes of Nebraska,
entitled railways, and all acts and parts
cf acts in conflict herewith." Page 558.
He voted for senate file 171:
"A bill for an act to classify the rail
ways of the state of Nebraska, and to fix
maximum rates of froight and passenger
tariff, to regulato tho conveyance of
freight and passengers thereon, etc., and
to repeal sections 1 and 2 of article 5 of
chapter 72 of the compiled statutes of
Nebraska, and to repeal acts and parts
of acts inconsistent therewith." Page
Ho voted for senate file 14:
"A bill for nn act to regulato railroad
corporations in their transportation of
passengers and baggage, and to fix max
imum rates of charges therefor." Page
Ho voted for senate file 70:
"A bill for an act fixing tho liability
of corporations operating railroads, for
the injuries of persons and employos of
such corporations, through the negli
gence, or mismanagement, or wilful
wrong or default of agents, engineers or
other employes of such corporations,
when such negligence, mismanagement,
or default is connected with the opera
tion of any railroad on which they shall
bo employed, and to prohibit tho limi
tation of such liability by contract."
He voted for senate filo 129:
"A bill for an act to require railroad
companies operating lines of railroad in
this stato to connect their lines of rail
road with other lines of railroad, and to
receive and transport freight over their
lines of road, and to provide a penalty
for tho same." Page 437.
Ho voted for senato filo 2G5:
"A bill for an act to regulate the salo
of 1,000 milo tickets." The travelers'
protective association bill.
He voted for house roll 115:
"A bill for an act to regulate the style
and construction of cars to bo used in
tho state for the transportation of live
Ho voted for house roll 157:
"A bill for an act for the relief of em
ployes of railroad companies so as to
enable such employes tu recovor for
personal injuries caused by the fault,
wilful wrong, negligence of co-employes
in operating railroads." Pages 655 and
He voted for tho amendment to senate
"A bill for an act to provide a board
of railroad commissioners, to define
their duties and provide their salaries."
Page 618. This was a bill making it the
duty of railroad commissioners to sched
ule maximum rates.
In the 20th session of the legislature
he voted for eenate file 163:
"A bill for an act to tax sleeping cars
and dining cars."' Pago 653.
Ho voted for senato file 32:
"A bill for an act to prohibit grtiin
dealers, partnerships, companies, corpo
rations or associations from combining
or entering into an agreement or con
tract to pool or fix the price to be paid
for grain, hog3 or cattle, or stock of any
kind whatever, and to provide pun
ishment for the violation of the same."
He voted for house roll 192':
"A bill for an act to govern railroads,
corporations aud express companies
doing business in this state, and to
provide a board of transportation."
The Democracy aud the Independents Try
ing to 3Iake n "Deal."
The domocracy of Nebraska has been
used to making all kinds of shifts to put
themselves in line with their national
party. They have swallowed them
selves, so to speak, in times gone by, but
now they are expected to do a deed even
more difficult than that. Evidently
thoso of the stato committee
who met last Thursday night at Omaha
were in considerable of a quandary. Tho
question is: "How can we, as demo
crats, fuse with tho populists by voting
their electoral ticket, and yet keep our
state, congressional and local tickets in
tho field without injury?" They seem
ingly have concluded that they can do
this, by an understanding among the
knowing ones to quietly vote for the
Weaver electors. The Bee of Friday
last gives a three-column account of the
talk of the committee, and it will be
found interesting to party workers to
know that the chairman and secretary
of the people's party stato central com
mittee, also General Van Wyck were
present in the city to consult with the
Fusion on the state ticket was the
canso of any number of stormy inter
views. Ono proposition was for Van
Wyck to withdraw from tho canvass and
agree to take the support of both par
ties for the U. S. senate, but whether
the General was afraid the democracy
wouldn't "tote fair," or whether a regard
for Bryan for that office was in the way,
wo have not been able to learn.
One member said that his folk3 were
working for their local ticket and con
gressman, and ho felt satisfied that if
the party tried to do any funny business
they would lose everything. Another
thought it would do no good if they
throw the entire democratic vote to
Weaver, "for," he said, "there ar nnv
God's quantity of independents who are
going to vote for Harrison electors."
Still another was inclined to think that
democratic votes could not be thrown
to Weaver, without causing a goodly
number to go to Van Wyck.
Closing these remarks, the Journal
would say that it now looks as though
all this work on the part of the demo
crats and independents in Nebraska will
go for naught, and why should it not?
'In politics, as in everything else, the
direct, open, daylight methods aro the
only ones for men who mean to do right
Henry T. Spoerry,
Republican candidate for representative
of Platte county, was born Jan. 31st,
1830. in canton Zurich, Switzerland, and
he ha3 tho chief, good characteristics of
his countrymen, a love of liberty, a
determination to see equal justice done,
and a tenacity of purpose that holds fa6t
to tho end. Ho landed in New York
city Nov. 8th, 'Jl, and at that time un
derstood four languages, Gorman,
French, Latin and Greek. He lived in
Wisconsin, in different parts, until the
fall of 1801, when he enlisted in the Sec
ond Wise. Vol. Infantry, second Co. K,
serving with his regiment through all
the battles of the Potomac, up to June
30, 1864, when he was mustered out by
reason of expiration of time of service
of the regiment,
locating at Humphrey, this county,
where he has since resided. On the 1st
day of January, 83, he was married.
The first year and a halt, he worked for
Newoll South in the hardware business;
in the fall of 83 he was elected justice
of the peace, and in the discharge of tho
duties of this office he acquired a fond
ness for the study of law, which he then
began to study with Judges Bowman
and Sullivan. His law practice bogau
witn nis stuayana nasmcreaseu ever
since. He has been a member of tho
board of trustees of the village of Hum
phrey, part of tho time president of tho
board, and has always taken a lively
interest in public matters, so that he
has become well posted in municipal
and county affairs, and pledges himself
to the faithful and impartial conduct of
the office in the interest of tax-payers.
"I have just recovered from n sec
ond attack of the grip this year," says
Mr. James O. Jones, publisher of the
Leader, Mexia, Texas. "In the latter
case I used Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy, and I think with considerable suc
cess, only being in bed a little over two
days, against ten days for the first at
tack. The second attack I am satisfied
would have been equally as bad as the
first but for the use of this remedy, as I
had to go to bed in about six hours after
being 'struck' with it, while in the first
caso I was able to attend to business
about two days before getting 'down.' "
50 cent bottles for sale by C. E. Pollock
& Co. and Dr. Heintz, Druggists. tf
Wo want every mother to kuow that
croup can be prevented. True croup
never appears without a warning. The
first symptom is hoarseness; then the
child appears to have tasen a cold or a
cold may have accompnnied the hoarse
ness from the start. After that n pe
culiar rough cough is developed, which
1b followed by the croup. The time to
act is when the child first becomes
hoarse; a few doses of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy will prevent the attack.
Even after a rough cough has appeared
tho disease may be prevented by using
this remedy as directed. It has never
been known to fail. 25 cent, 50 cent
and 81 bottles for sale by C. E. Pollock
& Co. and Dr. Heintz, druggists. tf
There is no danger from whooping
eough when Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy is freely given. It liquefies the
tough, tenacious mucus and aids in its
expectoration. It also lessens the se
verity and frequency of tho paroxysms
of coughing, and insures a speedy re
covery. There is not the least danger
in giving it to children or babies, as it
contains no injurious substance. 50 cent
bottles for sale by C. E. Pollock & Co.
and Dr. Heinz, Druggists. tf
Plans of city, suburban and farm
houses of low and moderate cost So to
830 per set complete. These are copies
of dwellings built in the last three years'
regular practice, and are designed with
an understanding effort in agricultural
refinement, convenience and good taste.
Please write, stating number of rooms
you wish, and at what cost. Corre
spondence solicited for architect's ser
vices in general. Chas. Gerald, archi
tect, N. Y. Life, Omaha. 26-6p
Some foolish people allow a cough
to run until it gets beyond the reach of
medicine. They often say, "Oh, it will
wear away, but in most cases it wears
them away. Could they be induced to
try the successful medicine called
Kemp's Balsam, which is sold on a posi
tive guaranteo to euro, they would im
mediately 6eo the excellent effect after
taking the first dose. Price 50c and 81.
Trial size free. At all druggists. 33-y
The homeliest man in Columbus as
well as the handsomest, and others are
invited to call on any druggist and get
free a trial bottle of Kemp's Balsam for'
tho throat and lungs, a remedy that is
selling entirely upon its merits and is
guaranteed to relieve and cure all
chronic and acute coughs, asthma, bron
chitis and consumption. Large bottles
50 centB and 81. All druggists. 33-y
When Baby was sick, wo gave her Castorla.
When she was a Child, she cried for Costoria.
When she became Miss, she clung to Cestoria.
When ihe had Children, she gave them Castorla.
English Spavin Liniment removes all
hard, soft or calloused lumps and blem
ishes from horses, Blood Spavin, Curbs,
Splints, Ring Bone, Sweeney, Stifles,
Sprains,. Sore and Swollen Throat,
Coughs, etc. Save 850 by use of ono
bottle. Warranted the most wonderful
Blemish Cure ever known. Sold by C.
B. Stillman, druggist. 26novlyr
Rheumatism Cured in a Day. "Mys
tic Cure" for Rheumatism and Neuralgia
radically cures in 1 to 3 days. Its action
upon the system is remarkablo and mys
terious. It removes at onco the cause
and the disease immediately disappears.
Tho first dose greatly benefits, 75 cents.
Sold by A. Heintz, druggist, Colum
bus, Neb. 14-y
To the Iusuring Public.
This is to notify all parties, especially
farmers who desire to procuro insurance
through our firm, that J. H. Johannes
is not in our employ and is no longer
authorized to accept insurance in our
29-2 Becheb, Jaeogi & Co.
Stent Markets Closed on Sundays.
After November 1st our respective
will be closed
S. E. Mabtt,
W. T. Richly,
St. Patrick's Pills ore carefully
prepared from the best material and
according to the most approved formula,
and are the most perfect cathartic and
liver pill that can be produced. We
sell them. C. E. Pollock & Co. and Dr.
Children Cry for
MoFARLAND-DEUVELL-Oct. 22d, at the
residence of the groom's parents in this city, by
Jndfe Hensler, Samuel A. McFarland of this
city, and Miss Roeelia Denvell of David City.
Tex Journal joins a multitude of friends in
congratulations, and good wishes.
Advertisements under this hoad five cents a
line each insertion.
TXTM.aCHILTZ makes boots and shoes in the
" best styles, and usos only ths very best
stock that can be procured in tho market. 52-tf
SSOnrquotations of the markets aroobtained
Tuesday afternoon, and are correct and roliable
at the time.
Shelled Corn -5
fc-ar Corn.... ........................ ,. 22
y e ................ ... ..... ........ .... 3.
Jl iOUr .. ........... $2 j0d 00
fe JS" tely
lrOlaXO8 . O60
PathogB $1 50$5 00
QC Cub oa J J. nl 4)
&L tiiiCC ' 4$3 hJH 00
XAv fllvCro t. SX s mC3 Am
f fJOClOrD it t 9" S 3U
Hams 12Kf15 I
BECHER, JJEG6I & CO.,
REAL - ESTATE - LOANS, - INSURANCE
.MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS at lowest rates of interest, oa short or Ion time, in aaowi 1 1
to snit applicants.
liONDED ABSTRACTERS OF TITLE to all real estate in Platte connty.
Represent THE LEADING INSURANCE COMPANIES of ths World. Oar farm policies are
tho most liberal in nso. Losses adjusted, and promptly paid at this office.
Notary IMblic always in office.
Farm and city property for sale.
aiake collections of foreign inheritances and sell steamship tickets to aad from all art
of Europe. " laastl-tf
or on fire or tsmyears time, in annual payments to salt purchasers. We hare also a lane and caeiat
ioc or otner lanom, uaproTsa ana unmmproTea, roc
Boainess ana xenotni
ice lots in the city. We ksep
W. T. RICKLY
Gie, Praltrj, aid Freeh Fish.
tVCeafc paid for Hides, Pelts, Tallow. Hlsiiemnutflcetpriea paid for fat Mle.'Vi
Olive Street, tire Deen Nerth ef the First Natitial Baak.
Chloral and Tobacco Habits.
The remedy for alcoholism and kindred diseases contains bi-chloride of gold,
but no hypodermic injections are used except in the most atrcrravated cases. The"
patient can take his medicine at home without loss of time from business or work,
without publicity. The remedy for the tobacco habit contains no bi-chloride of
gold. No hypodermic injections are given, and the remedy is wonderful in every
E3F"Tho best of references given. For full particulars, write the secretary, or
consult the medical director.
A. M. Swartzendruver, PrP6idont. C. A. Woosley, Secretry.
C. A. NeWman, Treasurer. Dl L. C. VOSS, Medical Director.
HENRY RAGATZ & CO.,
KEEP CONSTANTLY ON HAND A FULL LINE OF
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
ALSO AS FINE AN ASSORTMENT OF
As Can be Found in This Section of Nebraska.
ETho very higheBt market price paid in trade for country produce
the. present, in tho Glnck block, corner of Eleventh and North Streets
Looking for a shade ilic
Best of It?
We cau give it to you on the price
of an umbrella with
I'd 0. S'.llc "Cm.
closing out several other
JSyWatch our window for our 25c
ED. J. NIEWOHNER,
Sigu of the Big Watrii.
Dr. CLARK'S INSTITUTE
FOB TUE TBEATMEJIT Or TDK
Drink Habit !
Also Tobacco, Morphine and
other Narcotic Habits.
Private treatment given if desired.
H. F. J. HOCKENBKIOKS
for the tale of
sais at low price ana on rsssnasnis
a complete abstract of title to all real
All Kiida f SauageSpeialtj.
CURE OF THE-
nEKMAN OEHLRICH & BRO.
Offer all kinds of
Field Seeds at VERY
Call and see hem.
Mnr 2 mo.
CANNED AND DRIED, OF ALL KIND
GUARANTEED T(J BE OF BEST
DRY GOODS !
BOOTS & SHOES !
W-THAT DEFY COMPETITION.-;
BUTTER ANB EGGS
aadaUgoodEdeliyered free of charce
10-tf J. B.SLPMAK
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