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WEDNESDAY. DECEMHEK 26. 16M.
Journal & Bee.
We give you The Columbus
.Touksal and the Omaha
Weekly Bee for $2 a year,
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scriptions may bepin at any
time, and now is the time
to begin with the two,
whether subscription to ei
ther has expired or not
Bee & Journal.
It is said that trichinae has been dis
covered in horse meat in Paris.
Kearxet. has had three bank failures
in the last three months, the last one
the "National" cause, inability to make
Miss Maggie Warrick, a highly es
teemed young lady of Hastings, has been
adjudged insane, said to be caused by
her inability to find work.
It seems that at the recent state con
vention of school men it "was developed
that under the present law a voter on
the school question need not be a citizen
of the United States."
The explosion of a lamp left burning
during the night caused the loss of the
residence of A. B. PerkinB at Clay Center
Friday morning. The family all escaped
uninjured and saved considerable fur
niture. News from Sioux City Friday says that
a sudden rise in the Missouri of nearly
six feet carried out the pontoon bridge.
Four men on the draw were taken off by
a skiff after an exciting time. A terrific
snow storm caused the rise.
ScHMiTTUEROER, captain of police of
New York made confession Friday Ihj
fore the Lexow committee that the
entire police system of the city with the
exception of Sup't Byrnes and a few
others is rotten to the core. His dis
closures occupy a large space in the
The Schuyler Herald (dem.) i3 very
pointed, very emphatic and abrupt when
it says of President Cleveland that "it
required Beveral hundred words to tell
what he thinks about the currency, but
that the people can tell "mono expressive
word their estimate of the Trust presi
dent 'traitor. "
A century ago there was not a mile
of telegraph or telephone wire in exist
ence, not a foot of railroad nor a steam
loat, und the great argument of our fore
fathers against the extension of territory
included under one government rested
upon the fact that means of communica
tion were bo limited that a large country
would fall to pieces.
At Picton, Texas, Prof. Gray and Wil
mer Randolph, a school boy, had a racket
because the latter would not obey the
rules. Gay started to whip the boy,
when he stabbed him and ran out. Gray
drew a knife and cut the boy as he went.
Randolph fell and the professor walked
to the nearest residence, bleeding as he
went. It is thought both will die.
A special from Cheyenne says a
Chicago syndicate having a capital of
812,000,000 has bought the properties of
the Van Dyke, Sweetwater and Rock
Springs Coal companies, comprising all
the mines of Rock Springs, Wyoming,
not controlled by the Union Pacific com
pany. The syndicate is said to have
bought mines in Kansas and Nebraska.
Congressman Meiklejoiin- happened
Saturday to be in the pathway of a mur
derer, Joseph Bean, (who had unloaded
three revolvers into the body of his step
daughter), and pinioned his arms to his
side. The murderer, noticing by Meikle
john'a watch chain that he was a Mason,
gave up, told of his crime, surrendered
his revolver and. without resistance, ac
companied an officer.
The apple has yielded about 1,500
varieties up to a few years ago, yet some
other species of the genus may be quite
as capable of useful development. The
different varieties of wheat aro believed
to have originated in a seemingly unim
portant forage grass, and a wild plant
still growing on English and French
coasts has given us the white and red
cabbages, cauliflower and common
Messrs. Coxet and Browne, who made
such a stir in Washington last summer,
were at the capitol Friday to resume
efforts in behalf of the Coxey bills, one
for good roads and the other for non
interest bearing bonds. An arrangement
was made with Representative Bryan,
chairman of the ways and means com
mittee, to which the bills were referred,
to give Coxey and Browne a hearing
about January 15.
It seems that Daniel F. Beatty, the
organ manufacturer of Washington, N.
J., has come to something of his just
deserts at last, having been convicted
by government prosecution for the
fraudulent use of the mail. E. D. Saw
yer of Reading, Pa., proved to the satis
faction of a jury that ho did not receive
from Beatty the kind of an organ he had
ordered, by catalogue, and in aiumi an
hour after the- case went to the jury a
yerdict o! guilty was given.
The Joubxaii is one of the four news
papers of the county selected by the
present county board of supervisors to
publish for them.
One county board is not constituted
like another, always, party considera
tions vary, chairmen vary, members of
committees are not uniform in their
knowledge of affairs, and thus it hap
pens that what constitutes publishing
for the county varies along with the rest
of the variations.
Sometimes, at the first annual meeting
of the board in January, publishers are
requested to present bids for "such legal
notices as are required by law to be pub
lished in a newspaper of general circula
tion in the county," and this would in
clude supervisors' proceedings, road
notices, tax-list, the county treasurer's
semi-annual statements, the estimate of
expenses, the notice for supplies to be
f nrnished the county.
Sometimes publishers are requested to
place bids for publishing such legal
notices required to be published in a
newspaper, and which are "at the dis
posal of the board." And it has several
times been contended that the road
notices, the county treasurer's semi-annual
statements (and perhaps 6ome oth
ers that we do not just recall), are not
"at the disposal of the supervisors," but
are "at the disposal" of the officer in
charge, whoever he may le.
The past year four newspapers have
been publishing the supervisors' pro
ceedings, and the tax-list, The Columrcs
JouRNAii, the Columbus Telegram, the
Columbus Wochenblatt and the Humph
rey Democrat, each being allowed one
third legal rate, maKing a cost to the
county of four-thirds of one full legal
The legal (or statute) rate for the pro
ceedings is three and one-third cents a
line, which gives one and one-ninth cents
a line to each of the papers mentioned.
The statute rate for the delinquent tax
list is 20 cents for each description of
land and 10 for each town lot, and the
rate to each paper is six and two-third
cents for land, three and one-third for
Outside of one item, wo beliove, The
Journal (though one of the contract
naners). has been given none of the
printing at the one-third rate except
supervisors' proceedings and tax-list.
The road notices, etc., have been placed
elsewhere, as not at the disposal of tho
board, whether nt the one-third rate or
not we have not ascertained, but we
most respectfully insist, not only aa a
tax-payer but as a contract-publisher for
tho county, and a business manager of a
business institution, that the county,
which pays the bills, ought to have any
benefits there are in competition, and
that public work is not a private clutch.
People who observe business matters
in a business way and give any further,
penetrating thought to it will have
noticed that almost all the legal notices
emanating from the county jndgo'sotlice
are placed with the papers of the county
judge's particular brand of political
faith. We would infer from appearances
that Judge lleusley is a democrat, which
of course he has a right to be, but, not
withstanding, never the less, parties in
interest, widows, orphans, debtors, who
have hard work to meet their obligations
and can't meet them, and must submit
to be sued, sometimes having little or
nothing left, and they, above all others,
should have the right graciously accord
ed to them of making the best terms
they can, at the lowest rates they can.
We presume that Judge Hensley would
say he didn't care a continental where
notices are printed, just 6o the work is
done right, and we propose to see to it,
so far as lies in our power, that at least
widows and orphans, especially of the
poor, shall have a cut rate, just as well
as the county or the city, and then let it
lie understood that the party in interest,
those who pay the bills, themselves direct
where the publishing shall be done.
Certainly, an official (and these remarks
apply to the county sheriff as well as tho
county judge and all the rest of them)
has no right to compel the tax-paying
public, or expense-paying heirs or
orphans to pay the highest rato that can
be by law exacted, when a low rate can
be secured that will be just as effectual.
Now we do not understand and do not
say that these officials fix the fees, but,
let them alone, and let the matter go
through the channels fixed by them,
and the bills will come in at the full
legal rate, 10c a line for the first time
and 5c a line for each subsequent time,
with 25c for each affidavit attached.
Here is a sample of what a little com
petition does for the city, and if it is
good for a wealthy city like Columbus
(which makes no deduction for a pub
lisher's occupation tax or his other
taxes and makes him pay as much for
water as do other people which is all
right), why competition ought to be
good for the lowering of expenses to the
widows and orphans of the poor. Last
year The Journal printed the ordi
nances and notices of the city for 3c a
line, and one of our force attended very
nearly every meeting of the council,
almost as certainly as did any member
of the council, took notes of the pro
ceedings, wrote them up, after which the
men of the office set them up in type and
they were published, all of which was
done without a cent of expense to the
city. This year, the Telegram, on a
competitive bid with The Journal cut
away down to (if we remember rightly)
ll cents a line. They do not, however,
make a rule of attending the council
meetings, and our (at present occasional)
reports of the proceedings are so satis
factory that they reproduce them with
out having the labor of attending the
meetings, and for the publishing of
which they, of course, like us last year,
get no pay except the satisfaction of
good done "virtue is it3 own reward"
surely, in this case.
The point we wish to emphasize is
that the public should not be allowed
to discriminate against any newspaper
or newspapers on a merely business
proposition; newspapers should not be
compelled by the pressure of unjust
conditions to discriminate in favor of
rich city or wealthy county, and against
poor widows and needy orphans the
Telegram or The Journal (or any other
paper in the county) can well afford to
clip some from the' regular, legal, max
imum rate, if some method can be de
vised whereby the printing for county
and city, through judge and sheriff and
J treasurer, anu county cierK anu uisinct
court clerk and superintendent of schools i
can be fixed at living, reasonable rates.
IJet the county supervisors (whose
office is ono of honor-rather than emolu
ment, whose bonds are large and wages
comparatively small), start in with their
work the coming year on the principle
that they are tho first conservators of the
county's welfare; that, as it is they who
must approve bills, and they who must
order warrants drawn for their pay, they
have the right of direction and contract.
Let other bill-payers work on the same
principle with all the county offices.
Let us make Nebraska's motto, "Equal
ity before the law," an honest maxim of
conduct not only for newspapers and
toward newspapers, but for everybody.
The Public Funds.
Everything in relation to the financial
affairs of state, county and municipality
must necessarily receive greater atten
tion from now on than ever before in
Nebraska. The last few years has de
veloped a spirit of investigation, critical
inspection and searching inquiry into
details, which is made all the more nec
essary to the men who have the bills to
On one phase of our financial prob
lems the Kearney Hub seems to have a
little information. At least it assures
us that a prominent populist is au
thority for saying "that Governor Hol
comb will recommend in his inaugural
address the repeal of the present de
pository law for placing public funds
and the enactment of a law requiring
public treasuries to keep their moneys
in their own vaults at their own risk and
behind time locks the same as banks.
No matter how this may be, it is certain
that the present system of farming out
public money has been a detriment to
the banks, and it cannot bo gainsaid that
it has hoodooed two or three Kearney
banks within the last three years. It
would be to the interest of tho banks to
refuse to touch a dollar of county money
under the present law and to the interest
of the depositing portion of the public
as well. The county treasury would
lose something in interest charges, but
there is no good reason why the county
should speculate in the county's funds,
and it should also be made impossible
for any county treasurer to do it either."
Would the Hub be in favor of making
it obligatory upon county supervisors to
invest surplus funds in county warrants,
school warrants, state warrants, and
also the accumulating amounts of sink
ing funds in U. S. government bondu, so
that the county would be getting some
interest in return to offset what it pays
itoniW anil tiolil.
It is doubtless well enough that even
democrats are divided as to the policy to
le nursued bv the administration on
vital questions affecting every commer
cial interest of the country. Nebraska
democracy's only great newspaper organ,
tho World-Herald, occasionally has some
very pointed criticisms to make against
the state of affairs existing at the White
House and among them the following:
"When tho syndicate of New York
bankers pledged themselves not to with
draw any gold from tho United States
treasury to buy bonds with if their bids
were accepted, there were many wise
people who thought they saw a chance
for a joke at the expense of the World
Ilorald because this paper had predicted
heavy gold withdrawals.
But the figures now show that since
December 1 the gold has been leaving
the treasury almost as rapidly as it
poured in when the syndicate began pay
ing for its bonds. In other words the
syndicate furnished the gold one week
and on the following week began indi
rectly to draw it out again by presenting
treasury notes for redemption. Since
December 1 the treasury reserve of gold
has decreased almost SR.000,000, and tin's
has taken place in spite of the fact that
the general conndition of treasury finan
ces has improved on account of increas
When the bonds were offered for 6alo
the gold reserve in the treasury amount
ed to about $60,000,000, and the bonds
brought nearly as much more into tho
treasury, but by January 1st it is probable
that the gold reserve will again fall be
low the $100,000,000 point.
How do the people like to have the
national debt increased withont any
August Trimrorn, a banker of Oak
land, Nebraska, last Thursday night was
aroused by a fusilade or shots and on
getting up and investigating found him
self and family all present and nearly as
sound as usual, but on entering the room
where the shooting had occurred, he was
surprised. He had, before entering,
endeavored to find his revolver to defend
himself against the midnight burglars,
but could not, and, despite the danger,
he determined to investigate alone. Tho
dispatch to the World-Herald tells tho
remainder: "He cautiously entered the
room and found it to be filled with smoke
and coal gas. The base burner which he
had carefully filled on retiring was
almost wrecked and pieces of coal strew
ed the floor. In three or four places the
walls were plowed and broken, and in
general the room had rather a disorderly
look. Further investigation of the 6tove
showed the cause of the midnight fusil
ade. On filling the stove at night Mr.
Trimborn had in some way dropped his
loaded revolver in with the coal and it
was the discharge of the cartridges that
caused the shooting. Mr. Trimborn told
the excited ueighbors who had gathered
by this time the cause of their awakeuiug,
and ull hands went back to lied. One of
the bullets was later found in the bed
occupied by Mr. Trimborn's two little
children, but fortunately nobody was
Judge Doane has collected the last
$500 of the fee agreed upon between him
and the committee of the legislature
which managed the impeachment trial
of state officers of 1893. When the trial
commenced Doane, Lanibertson, Pound
and Greene were employed and the fee
of $2,500 to" each agreed upon. After
ward the committee scaled these fees
and paid only $2,000 to each, except
Greene, who only received $500. Lam
bertson got $500 for preparing a brief,
and Judge Doane went into the courts
and got an order to the auditor to issue
a warrant for his remainiug money.
This is the money which he now col
lects and Judge Pound is considering
the advisability of going after the S500
which the committee cut off from his
share. He will decide in a day or two
what be will do about it.
Nebraska Plas Irrigation.
When you come to think of it and
draw the reasonable picture of what the
combination means, it is marvellous t3
see the long vistas opened, of plenty
peace and prosperity. The Fremont
Herald adds a touch to the canvas:
"Nebraska can stow away at least
5,000,000 more people than we now have
in the state, and furnish a means of gain-
ing a livelihood for them when once the
western half of its soil has been brought
under suitable and reliable irrigation
ditches. It is often asserted by those
who should know the facts that a farm
of forty acres of irrigated land will yield
a more certain revenue than three times
that number when dependent upon the
rainfall, which in the western counties is
The Herald takes a decidedly opti
mistic view of Nebraska's future and
firmly believes that tho movement now
fairly started in the way of redeeming the
arid land within our borders, will bo the
means of producing results in the way of
developing the unused resources of the
state that will surprise the most san
guine, not excepting even the gentle
manly class of people who have spoiled
good farms by cutting them up into town
lots in order that all should have a
chance to invest in city property.
Remember, our prophesy is to the
effect that with the year '95 will come to
our people unfailing evidence of better
times and that by the middle of '96 Ne
braska will be in the midst of one of her
best and most lasting booms. If the
year 1900 does not furnish the census
enumerator 300,000 names inside the
limits of the city of Omaha and at least
2,500,000 people in tho state, it will be
largely the fault of her own citizens for
there is practically nothing that "push"
will not accomplish in this country and
there is no place where its beneficent
influence can be so readily shown as in
tho development of certain communities
when blessed with enough push.'"
To nn'se the depressed, by a wiso cul
ture, to tho dignity of men, is the high
est end of the social state.
Religion, by teaching men their near
relatiou to God, awakens in them a con
sciousness of their importance as individ
uals. The path to perfection is difficult to
men in every lot; there is no royal road
for rich or poor, but difficulties are
meant to rouse, not discourage. The
human spirit ia to grow strong by con
flict. In our worldly and sensual pro
pensities lie the chief obstructions.
No man receives the true culture of a
man, in whom sensibility to the beauti
ful is not cherished.
Regard your child as an intelligent,
spiritual, immortal being, and honor him
One of tho great evils of society is that
men, occupied perpetually with petty
details, want general truths, want broad
and fixed principles.
Hence many, not wicked, are unstable,
habitually inconsistent, as if they wero
overgrown children rather than men.
To build up that strength of mind
which apprehends and cleaves to great
universal truths is the highest intellec
tual self-culture. Channing.
What U an Ad?
A lever of trade.
The dealer's sure road to success.
A money-maker, getter and saver.
Infallible bait to catch customers.
The life-blood of modern business.
A helpmate to prosperity in business.
A Hash of information to all the people.
A medium for the increase of business.
The electric power controlling trade.
The ''Limited Express" on tho road to
The corner stone of the temple of
The mine that yields pure gold in large
The key-note of progress in the march
The power that starts and keeps trade
A notice that brings best returns for
the least money.
An indispensable to success and busi
That which booms the place and en
riches the advertiser.
A means of communicating items of
interest to wide-awake people.
Personal and public benefits are deriv
ed from its judicious application.
An intelligent message to intelligent
people, profiting sender and receiver.
An electric current that propels the
wheels of commerce. Cincinnati Trib
une. Then and Now.
Times will change and circumstances
change with them. Look on that pic
ture and then on this applies to politics
as well as art, and B'rer Bixby of the
Lincoln Journal sings his song in these
No more on the rostrum will Bryan debate
On tariff and silver and gold;
He tried for the contract of saving tho stato
And now he is out in the cold.
He talked to the gallery benches with vim.
And O, how the rabble took on;
Last fall there was nothing the matter with him
Now, what is the matter with John?
The trouble with him his horses would balk,
A demo-pop team does not "draw,"
So Thurston will stand in tho senate and talk
While Bryan is practicing law.
We Sweep the World.
It is an old saying that a "new broom
sweeps clean'' but when we say "we
sweep the world" we mean that among
all the railways of the world none stands
higher in the estimation of the public, in
all especial points, than the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. It is the
only line west of Chicago which runs
electric-lighted, steam-heated and vesti
buled trains between Chicago, St. Panl
and Minneapolis, and between Chicago
and Omaha. Try it. F. A. Nash,
Gen'l. Agent, 1504 Farnain St., Omaha.
W. S. Howell,
Trav. Passenger and Freight Agt.
The Report of the Strike Commission
on the recent labor troubles in Chicago
has attracted much attention and criti
cism, but the most scathing denuncia
tion of it which has yet appeared has
been written for the January Forum by
Mr. Harry Perry Robinson, editor of the
"Railway Age," under the title of "The
Humiliating Report of the Strike Cora
mission." Mr. Robinson reviews the
events of the late strike and points out
the many misstatements and inaccura
cies contained in the Report.
Hon. Turner M. Marquette, a pio
neer resident of Nebraska, and well
known to our readers as the B. fe M.
railroad attorney, died at Tampa, Fla.,
Saturday, of neuralgia of the heart.
November 12. he first experienced its
symptoms. He was at the time attend
ing U. S. court in Omaha, and while
ascending the stairs in the federal
building, was taken with a fainting spell
TT lnvB a widow and four erown ehil.
The Magician's Wooing.
It was a music teacher bold ,
Who loved a fair young maid.
And when to her his lore ho told
Something liko this ho sayed.
Light of my soul! My life's bright re!
I Ioto you near or fa!"
The maiden turned her head away,
And gently murmured "La!
"Such flighty nonsense doesn't go.
You're not the man for mi;
I want a man who has tho do.
So you're not in it. Si?"
By direction of the committee the fol
lowing information is given for the bene
fit of the public. The organization of
the committee is as follows:
Q. W. Phillips, chairman; Mrs. E. O.
Wells, treasurer; Mrs. dark Gray, sec'y.
The ward committees are as follows:
First ward Mrs. J. A. Barber, Mrs. I.
Sibbernsen, Mrs. E. O. "Wells, Mrs. H.
Second ward Mrs. C. B. Tomlin, Mrs.
Henry Ragats, Mrs. R. H. Mosgrove,
Mrs. A. Haight.
Third ward Mrs. E. H. Chambers,
Miss Sarah Fitzpatrick, Miss Ida
Meagher, Mrs. Clark Gray.
The central committee for the manage
ment and distribution of supplies, con
sists of Mayor Phillips, Supervisor
Fpeice, Jonas Welch, Mrs. J. A. Barber,
Mra. C. B. Tomlin, and Mrs. E. H.
The commercial sample room of the
Meridian hotel will be used as the dis
tributing room. The times for distribu
tion are Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2
o'clock p. m. Persons requiring aid will
please apply to some member of tho
committee in their ward or to a member
of the central committee, each of whom
is authorized, after duo investigation, to
givo an order for supplies, to be present
ed by the applicant to the committee nt
tho distributing room on ono of tho reg
ular distributing days.
Tho committee requests the co-operation
of all good citizens.
Mrs. Clark Gray, Sec'y.
The following from the Greeley Citizen
of a late date, concerning one well known
to many readers of The Journal, puts a
little different phase upon tho case from
what we had heard. It is a little out of
tho ordinary run of suits in court.
"The intricacies of the law wero never
so obvious as in tho case of the state of
Nebraska vs. Michael Lamb, decided by
his honor Judge Oles lnut Thursday.
Nearly three years ago Mr. Lamb was
accused of abetting two men to commit
a larceny in Boone county, and tho case
was tried in Platte county, where he was
found guilty, and sentenced to two years
in the penitentiary. His attorney Mr.
M. B.Gearon,at once instituted proceed
ings in the supreme court, and after one
of the hardest fights for his clients tho
supreme court reversed the verdict of
the jury, and then it was considered that
it was vain for Mr. Gearon to continue
the fight to save his client from the pen.
But while he was combatting the highest
court in the state he was laying tho foun
dation so that in spite of the jurv and
even the supreme court he could save his
client and he did so.
After the conviction ho procured
Lamb's release through a supersedeas
bond in the supreme court, and for two
years Mr. Lamb has been attending to
his farm. On Wednesday Sheriff Knvan
augh of Columbus, came to Greeley and
arrested Lamb on an order of tho dis
trict court of Platto county, to make him
serve out his sentence. Mr. Gearon
promptly began habeas corpus proceed
ings before Jndgo Oles alleging that his
term of imprisonment had expired and
that the court had no right to hold him
in jail any longer. The point relied
upon was that Judge Sullivan ordered
him into prison on Sept. 3rd, 1892, and
the record did not show that the order
had ever been revoked, and hence in con
templation of law Mr. Lamb was during
all the time in the jail in Columbus. So
complete was tho web woven that Sheriff
Kavanangh admitted that the states
attorneys claimed that the sentence was
served out. It is a great victory for Mr.
Gearon, and a very pleasant thing for
Mr. Lamb, and we may add that the
general feeling in our town was in hi3
For Tnr. Journal.
Proceed from the concrete to the ab
stract. Proceed from the known to the related
Advance from the particular to the
Mental activity is essential to mental
Concentrated attention is neccessary
to successful acquisition.
Confusion prevents couceutration; or,
order facilitates concentration.
The above are 6ome of the guiding
principles that should control the teacher
in his work. Their conscious presenco
in the mind of the teacher will prevent
many mistakes in the work of the school
room. W. J. W.
At my farm four miles east of the city
30 HEAD OF HOGS.
They will average about CO pounds each,
are Poland China, and have no distin
guishing marks. The owner will prove
property, ptiy damages and charges, and
take his hogs, or tho law take its course.
5-Dec-5 E. O. Wells.
To California in a Tonrit Slerper.
The Burlington Route's porsonally
conducted excursions to the Pacific coast
are just the thing for people of moderate
means. Cheap respectable comforta
bleexpeditious. From Omaha and Lin
coln every Thursday. Through to Los
Angeles and San Francisco without
change. Experienced excursion mana
gers and uniformed Pullman porters in
charge. Second class tickets accepted.
Cars are carpeted and upholstered and
have spring seats and backs, mattresses,
blankets, curtains, pillows, towels, etc.
Only $5.00 for a double berth, wide
enough and big enough for two. The
route is over the "Scenic Line of the
World," throngh Denver, Salt Lake city
and Sacramento. All the wonderful
canons and peaks of the Rocky Moun
tains are passed during the day. If you
are going west you should arrange to
join one of these excursions. They are
tho liest, tho very best, across the conti
nent. Information and advertising mat
ter on application to the loc.nl agent or
by addressing, J. Francis, Gen'l. Pass'r.
Agent, Omaha, Nebr. l-Dec-5m
Viit the Fnlkw.
For the Holiday season the Union
Pacific will sell tickets from points on
the system on December 24th, 25th and
31st, 1894, and January 1st, 1895, at
greatly reduced rates. For full informa
tion call on your nearest Union Pacific
Agent, E. L. Lomax.
Holiday Ratex via The Burlington Route.
Dec. 22, 23, 24, 25 and 31, and also on
Jan. 1, round trip tickets to points within
200 miles will be on sale at rate of fare
and a third. Minimum rate 50 cents.
Tickets and information at the depot.
Tuesday afternoon, and are correct and reliable
at the time.
Shelled Corn 50
Flour in 500 lb. lots $ 8 90
Potatoes $ 75
F&tilOgB .... 3 nJ3 Ml
Fat cows 1 rfil 7.7
Fatsheep $25063 50
Fat steers OOgS W
Feeders 1 502 CO
Advertisement r under this head five cents a
line each insertion.
WM.SCHILTZ makes boots and shoes mthe
best styles, and uses only the very lest
stocktluit can be pri.cnr.tl in tlm market. 52-tf
In tho District court P'.-.tto county. Nebraska.
In the matter of the estate of Paul l'ohl, a
THE cnuf-e came on for hearing upon the ieti
tion of Emil l'ohl, guardian of the estateof
Paul l'ohl, a minor, praiug for license to sell
the bontheatt quarter of Section twenty-four, in
Township thirty North. Kauge seventeen west of
the lit li Principal Meridian, and lot No. four in
block No. eight in the village of Newport, Hock
county, Nebraska, or a sntlicient amount of the
said property to bring the sum of $300, for the
payment of the debts of the said minor and for
the charges of managing his estate, there being
no goods, chattels, rights or credits belonging to
said minor in the hands of the said guardian to
pay said del its and charges.
It is therefore ordered that the heirs and next
of kin, and all ersons interest wl in said estate
appear before mo at cliamliers in the city of
( olumbus, Platte county, Nebraska, on the 31t
day of January, 1SIC, at ten o'clock a. in., to
show cause why a license, should not lie granted
to said guardian to h11 so much of the aloo
described real eMate of said minor a shall lie
necessary to pay said debts and charges.
It is further ordered that a copy of thw order
to show cause be published for four successive,
weeks in the CoLVMHUS Jouknm. (a uewspaiKT
of general circulation is said l'latto county),
prior to the 31st day of January, 1""".
Dated this 11th day of December. 1SU.
Ti, l.nr.wi1 .Initih. non-resident defendant:
YOU are herebv notified that on the l.!tli day
of DtHvmbcr. lb'.'t. Hannah Jo-eph iil.nl a
IM'tition against jou in the district court of
Plat to county, Nebraska, the object and prajerof
which aire to obtain a divorce from jou on the
ground that jou have willfully nhapdoned the
plaint ill without good ca:i- for the term of two
earsla- tv-t. A1m for4.ili:uony. attorney fees,
and for the custody of the children. Ion i.re
requested to answer said vt it iou ou or before.
Monday, the Ith day of February. 1 "...
By McAi.t.isTi:u A Cukm.i.h's. I'laintitl.
Her Attorneys. "ii-Dec-1
Sl.5 per Hundred
Best Thing forMilrii Cows.
Proprietors of the
j?laning - Mill
J-?Scroll &i ins;, Turning. Houv FinisJunr,
iu faet .!utii:i;; mill work or all kiniK We are
prepared to do machine reinirinsr, ami iron
tsEatiiuntes made nt once for jou on nnj--thinR
jou wifh in our li:i". lniiKtf
Mautyn, M. D.
F. 11. (Jkkii,
C. 1). Kvw:, .M.
MARTYN, EVANS & GEER,
Physicians - and - Surgeons
To St. MarjV Hospital and St.
Francis Aei.ilenij ,
United Stat. Fxaminine Surgeon. Asdistant
Surtr.s'ii- Fnion Pacini-. O.. N. A. I!. 11. Kailwajn.
;-r()!Ii''eo;eu nit;! t n;ilu:i. TelephoneNo.
!.. Two hloei.H north L nion Pae:sie Depot.
SELLS THE DEEKLNd
Self-BMer $ Mower.
Thew are, perfect machined, Mtru where
HtreiiKth ia needed. Kverj- letr within ear
reach. "To lie simple it to he treat." The
binder has been reduced to a fewximple pieces
ueii;hint; together onlj- W) poiir.iN. See the
Deerin;; before jou btlj another.
Shop ou Oiivo Street, Columbus, Neb.,
four doors eolith of liorowiak's.
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
"THE NEW SALOON"
On Eleventh tt. Imported and domestic wined
for familj" trade a epecialtj-.
l.rCUHINfSEK X ,11USSEI.VI.N,
Smaytf Cor. Eleventh and SI Hte.
ALBERT &. REEDEK.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
OthYe over First National Hank,
I HAVE (ON I.LDED TO ENTKK INTO
contract to put out orchards do all the
work, and havo full chaw? of the name from
three to five jears, I to run all riakti of lo&h-.
W. A. MrAi.i.isTKit.
W. M. ("OUSF.I.ICS.
TLTcALLISTER & CORNELIUS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
FREE TRADE PRICES
Gash Bargain Store !
All goods average 25 per cent lower than a year ago. We aro
not loaded with old high-priced stock. Nearly everything bought
this fall, and yon can see the difference. Wo don't sell two or three
things like prints at less than cost to catch you, and make it up
on other goods.
Our Underwearat 25c,50o and
anu mo same wun an our warm seasonauie goous. c
Ribbons at 5c and 10c. Can't be bought elsewhere for double, i
SPECIAL PRICES on Kid and all other Gloves.
Handkerchiefs all kinds -at half former price.
Of all Kinds, .
Toys and. Fancy Goods.
W A llAIKfht tianvt li.i,tl?n flmi,i PnniA nml nnt tli.t ,ifftr t,nu.
t..-.P..A l. l..i .1
iifiiur iup nc&i arc gune, mill you
more nt some other place.
BECHER, JEGGI & GO,,
REAL - ESTATE - LOANS - INSURANCE,
wrLd. 38ea,l Estate.
MONEY TO LOAN ON FAKMSat lowest rates of interest, mi short or Ions: time, in amounts
to suit applicants. r
BONDED ABSTKACTEUS OF TITLE to all real estate in I'hittecounty.
lteprescnt THE LEADING 1NSUKANCK COMPANIES of the World. Our farm policies nt
tho mint liberal in use. Lotsc adjusted, uud promptly paid at this office.
Notary Public alwajB in office.
Farm and city projiertj- for sale.
Make collections of foreiu iuheritances and sell steamship tickets to and from nllpaits
of Europe. Itiug'UMf
65 Cents Per Year.
The largest, brightest and best
Newspaper published in the west.
The Bee for I895 will be a better paper than ever before.
Special Features l
S)HMial subjects lor Women.
Special subjects tor Children.
Special subjects for the Farm ami the Farmer.
One or more sood stories each week tor every
body in the family.
Reliable market reports.
Together with the News from all over the world.
And all lor less than any other Weekly paper in
Send !" cent money order, express order or hank 1 1 rail lir a
year's Mitaeription. If you end filver or currency, reyNter it or
you send it at your own ri-k. Addre- order tt . . .
THE BEE PUBLISHING CO.,
DKALm IK -
Cigars and Tobaccos.
COM AND SEE ME.
SUBSCRIPTIONS taken for all mar
azines, penoilieala anil papers.
Mail Orders Promptly At
M. C. CASSIN,
- rilOl'UIKTOIl OF TIIK
Game and Fish in Season.
fa"Hiyhcst market prices paid Tor
Hideo and Tallow.
COLUMBUS, - - NEBRASKA.
CAKKY ALL KINDS OK
SSrUnvo the finest Ilean-t. in the coanty.
FRED. W. HERRICK,
Cor. Nebraska Ave. and PK7Ll.... u l
yf"17i JiumH5, neo.
75c is just half what others charge 3
- G-OODS I
1 A A..l. I. ... ;, t-,r J3
liiive iu iym nimi is ion or puv
H. LAMB & CO.
H. F. J. HOl'KKNltElUIKH
or caciL memboi
f tiio fa.vr5.il3-. . . .
Can furnish von with
LnmliBr, Latli, SMngles, Doors,
KMNDS, MMK, Ktc., and
everything kept in the.
South of U. P. R. R. Depot, Colmuhns,
Dr. CLARK'S INSTITUTE
HU THE TIO ATJIKNT OK TIIK
Drink Habit .
Also Tobacco, Morphine and
other Narcotic Habits.
5rriwititri;itiiimt kiiii if ilt-oirHi.
COLUMBUS, - - NEBRASKA.
MIRTY & ENGELMAN,
M 4l.ru: IN
FISH AI SALT MEATS,
Eleventh Street, Columbua, Neb
NEW SHORT LINE
J. FRANCIS,Gen'l Pass'r Agent, OMAHA, NEB,
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