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Having made preparatioos for an extensive December trade,
we are prepared to snow the trade the most extensive line of
fine tailor-made Clothing ever shown under one roof in central
Nebraska, and at prices that cannot help meeting the approval
of all who want to purchase Good Honest Clothing.
Our Men's suits in Single and Double Diagonals, Vicunas,
Clay's Worsted, Black and Fancy Worsteds, Cheviots, Serges
and Oswego's, in Cutaways, Frock, Single and Double-breasted
OVERCOATS in Chinchilla, Verumba and Germania Beavers, King and other Kerseys, Melton's
Irish Friezes, in Blacks and Grays, all of which go to make up an interesting December sale.
In Youths' and Boys' Suits we have a large and elegant line. Our Two and Three-piece School
Hints attract the attention of all who see them. Such Clothing for the prices asked, is new to the people
.f Platte County.
In Boots and Shoes we carry the best makes; perfec fit, and wear guaranteed, and prices the lowest.
Our line of Underwear consists of Natural and Australian Wools in Natural and Fancy Colors,
White and Colored Merinos and heavy Fleece-lined.
In Hats and Caps we have everything.
This week we have received the largest invoice of Gloves and Mittens ever seen in Columbus.
Anything m the Glove or Mitt line you can find with us.
The One-Price Cash House of
John Flynn & C9.
P. J. HART, Resident Partner.
Boots & Shoes.
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L. A. WILEY'S
Groceries, Fruits, Nuts,
Candies and Cigars.
Leader Low Prices 1 Good Goods.
LHik over the following list of prices ami if you can save
iii "iu'V b trading with me, come in. These prices are STRICT
L FOR CASH.
. vanned Siujar Corn ... .. $ .10
.'. ( 'n! t for u in Table Pinches '20
' pie 10
i ' mini! Pumpkin lor, three for '2.1
ilitiitrt Bakim Pointer, per eun 20
Anchor " " " 20
i.o.r.trift icith Cake Knife .'2.1
rlhir White liussiaii Snap . . . .'2.1
II met i hjii i f Crackers . -23
Jii .. iiiunulaleil Sugar ... 1.00
tin, !-.. Anchor Matches c. tiro for . . .
PFT J A A and MOCHA COFFEE M
1 hate a full and complete line of STAPLE AND FANCY
GROCERIES. All prices in proportion to the above. 2f Store
on Olive St.. opposite Meridian Ilotel.
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LEBANON LODGE No. S?. A. F A A. 31.
Kccalar meetings M W edneijiay in each
mouth. All bivthreninvited to attend.
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jiBKt- meets Tceisday evenings of each
-week at their hall on Thirteenth
- stret,t. Visiting brethren cordially
invito. , H. C. Seww. N. G.
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RE0RG.VK1ZED CHURCH OF LATTER-DAY
SdintJ hold regular sorytces every bnnday
st 2 p. ni-. prayer meeting en J ednelay evening
t their chapel, corner of North strert and Pacinc
ii -Anr,iallv invited.
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"srrice every Sunday at 10 JC a. m. Bap-
E. De Grt.TTH. Pastor.
r -Dry goods
E. D. Fitzpatrick's
Follow the crowd.
Clean old newspapers foreale at this
JOHN FLYNN & CO'S.
Come to The Jocknal for job work.
Fine job work done at The Jocknal
- Dr. Neumann, dentist. Thirteenth
-A big snow Thursday in north Ne
braska. Stillman's is the place to buy crepe
Dr. T. R. Clark, Olive street. In
ollice at nights.
j Banker Gray is out again after a
1 bhort spell of sickness.
j -The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs.
! J, S. Murdock Dec. 23, at 3 p. m.
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I llOUM tlllllt1 lllirrtM 1.1'TS.
.! ;lt Oelllr it'll Bro'S.
- "There is no way of getting children
to be good like showing them how."
Little Marguerite Chambers has
been very low for the last forty-eight
Buy your Christmas perfumes of
Stillman; he keeps the best of everything
m his line.
Farm loans at lowest rates and best
terms. Money on hand, no delay.
Becher, Jaeggi & Co.
If you want a good orchard, contract
with John Tannahill. He will do the
work and run all risks.
-H. J. Arnold, M. D., physician and
surgeon. Two doors north of Brod
fnehrer's jewelry store, tf
John Huber, jr., returned Friday
from Omaha, where he has been attend
ing commercial school.
Mrs. Anna Warren is prepared to
give lessons in voice culture on Fridays,
Saturdays and Mondays. tf
Frank Taylor started Wednesday for
England, his old home, expecting to be
gone daring the winter.
Fine chipped and frosted glass ell
ready to put together, for making fancy
glass boxes at Stillman's Pharmacy. 2
W. F. Beckett of Lincoln, traveling
salesman for a wholesale harness estab
lishment, was in the city Wednesday.
Henry Zinnecker returned Tuesday
from Mount Pleasant, Iowa, and will
remain at home through the holidays.
Bishop Vincent of the Chautauqua
system of education is to lecture at the
State Teachers' association at Lincoln.
-Peter Schmitt, of the Shell Creek
Valley Roller Mill, made this office a
very pleasant can saiuraay, on uusiness.
A grand ball is to be given at the
opera house, Wednesday evening, Dec.
26. by the Ancient Order oC fiiternifux
There is a wedding on the tapis for
tomorrow, but v;q are not allowed to tell
who it is.
W. M. Hutt, associate editor of the
Mail at Plankington, S. D., was in the
( city Wednesday, going home from Iowa.
A 5-year-old son of George Young
near Belgrade was crushed to death
Friday by a pile of wood toppling over
We learn that Clarence Newman
very much enjoyed the eating of the
chicken pie. How much, only himself
Will Lehman and Ernest Gerrard
returned Friday from Lincoln. Good
! reports come concerning these univer
I sity men.
Samuel Reinke (brother of Charles
! Reinke of this city), died Thursday at
i his home in Bismark township, aged
Ab. Lash, conductor on the Norfolk
branch, has gone to Oklahoma, and
Hugh Compton has taken his run while
he is away.
i W. A. McAllister was at Lincoln
last week, engaged in trying the case of
i Thompson v. Gerrard, before the U. S.
I land office.
' It seemed for a very little while
j Monday morning, as though we were to
j have colder weather, with wind, but it
didn't last long.
i The poverty masquerade ball at the
home of the Misses Well man Tuesday
evening of last week was highly enjoyed
by those present.
Engineer Campbell of Denver, who
t had been at St. Edward, where he has a
farm, stopped over in the city, going on
to Denver Saturday evening.
Mrs. W. B. Rochon of Bell wood is so
dangerously ill that her recovery is des
paired of by her relatives. She is a
sister of David Smith of this city.
George Lehman and daughter Miss
dura started Thursday for Chicago, the
former to return shortly after New
Year's, the latter to remain for a time.
The Presbyterians will have a tree
tonight (Christmas eve), tableaux, lit
erary and music program, a Santa Claus
and a nnmberof other interesting fea
tures. Becher, Jaeggi Co. insure build
ings and personal property against fire,
lightning and cyclones, in good and
reliable companies at lowest current
The North Nebraska Teachers Asso
ciation hold their next meeting. April
3-G, "95, at Norfolk. The lady officials
are determined to make this session a
Henry Hauser, across the river, is
the happy father of a pair of twin baby
girls. All concerned are reported as
doing well, and Mr. Hauser is entitled
to be congratulated.
E. S. Daniel, painter and paper
hauler. All v.ork promptly attended
to, and satisfaction guaranteed. Paper
hanging a specialty. Leave orders at
Stillman's drug store, tf
Chris. From, at Monroe Friday, acci
dentally got his foot into a hay press,
and in jerking to get loose, wrenched his
back. He is at his home in the city, and
is improving right along.
Columbus furnished seven witnesses
to attend court at Madison Wednesday
last against the Tilden robbers, one of
whom, Martin, was convicted and will be
sent to the penitentiary.
Social science (6 lectures) by Prof.
A. W. Small of the University of Chi
cago, is one of the courses that Chau
tauqua readers here are thinking of
obtaining. The cost is nominal.
Rev. Mrs. Bross expects her two
sisters from Grand Island to stop over
Sunday, and on Tuesday following she
and Rev. Bross will accompany them to
Omaha for a short visit with friends.
Friends of William Allen, engineer
on the Albion branch, will be glad to
learn that his injuries by a "squeeze"
I ftKirtrrli lnfarnnl nnrl iannnrrli if lax- Tiim
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out of work for awhile), are not consid
Mrs. Charles Stanley Brown, (pupil
lf LondoQ Academv, England, also of
. prof r a Burcap Mus. ancl j.
Charles Tyler Dutton, of New York),
will receive pupils for singing and vocal
culture. Terms moderate. Apply at
tbe Thureton. or Episcopal rectory.
Wonderful stories are passing of the
new forage plant sacaline, which is said
to produce as much as 100 tons to the
acre, and relished by cattle, horses and
sheep. It belongs to the buckwheat
An old-time Columbus boy now of
the great northwestern country writes to
a former boy acquaintance here express-
i ing his desire to send a car load of wheat,
and asking him to take charge of its
Arrangements are being made to
hold a meeting of the Dodge County
Farmers' Institnte in Fremont early in
February. A number of leading farmers
and others have been requested to pre
pare and read papers. Herald.
Mr. Weir has resigned his position
as secretary of the 'Y," to take effect
the first of the year. The association
has been and is in very many ways,
helping the youth to help themselves,
and their work is beginning to tell.
Editor Parks has been down south
and says it is a good land for the Ne
braskan to stay away from. This is his
deliberate opinion not only as the result
of his recent trip but from 'a long resi
dence in the sunny land in the long ago."
On the margin of The Journal, or
on the wrapper, following your name
you will find the date to which your sub
scrintion is naid or accounted for. If
the date is past, you are respectfully re
quested to renew your subscription. See
Next Sunday Rev. T. C. Clendening
of Omaha will preach at the Methodist
church, at 10:45 a. m. Preaching in the
evening as usual by Rev. Bross. Rev.
Olcott will lead the prayer meeting
Thursday evening in the absence of Mr.
Bross at Omaha.
Starting with Oct. loth, 1S94, The
Columbus Journal subscription rates
are $1.50 a year, if paid in advance,
otherwise 62.00 a year. Settlements up
to that date must be made on the basis
of the former rate. All premiums now
advertised hold good.
Judge Marshall of the district court
was hearing some equity cases Monday
forenoon. It was thought that the
Thurston property deed question would
come up in the afternoon. As we go to
press early Aionuay atiernoon, we can
not of course give the result.
Frank Prince is to be manager of
Madison's new opera house, and he will
doubtless make a good one. He cer
tainly has a well-developed love of
amusement, and will know a good com
pany by instinct. Our northern neigh
bor is to be congratulated on house and
Two strangers taken before Justice
Hudson Thursday for stealing goods at
Barber's and sentenced to ten days in
the county jail, five of them on diet
limited to bread and water. One of
them insisted of the judge enlightening
him as to the constitutionality of the
A Seward county man, from appa
rent appearances, stands a mighty good
show of receiving one of the largest and
jnciest plums that is soon to be given
out by Governor-elect Holeomb. It is
that of chief oil inspector and the, m all
probability, successful candidate is the
Hon. Simon Johnston of Milford.
A Grand Island jury in the case of
Edward C. Hockenberger, returned a ver
dict of acquittal. The suit was brought
by the county board of Hall county,
based upon a report by Expert A. E.
Fowle, in which it was charged that ev
County Treasurer Hockenberger was
short during his two terms something
John Wurdemann jr., will answer to
the same charge that he was tried on
Thursday at the district court, Judge
Hudson considering that way correct.
Bond 61,000. It would be better, it
seems to us, if in all such cases the
parties in interest could settle between
them, without bringing them into the
A tin plate and glass factory are to
be erected at Des Moines, la., at a cost
of 6500,000. The price of steam coal uO
cents a ton, is given as the reason for
locating. With such power as Colum
bus could furnish, with a power canal
from the Loup, we could have here all of
such factories that we could accommo
date, and why not?
During the past week Mrs. M. K.
Turner, at her dwelling-house in the city
has been nursing four of her children
sick with scarlet fever, and differently
affected. Rena came first, then Gladys,
Martha and Frances. At this writing
they are all as well as could be expected,
and with no relapse, are expected to be
all right in due time.
One of the city papers contained an
item last week that might possibly be
misconstrued by some people. It was
concerning the electric light repair at the
Methodist church. The connection was
made outside without the knowledge of
Rev. Bross, and, it seems, during preach
ing. The jets have been inside the
church for a long time.
Sunday about noon, while Walter,
4 2-year-old son of Otto Heuer, was cut
ting a string on his shoe, he fell forward
and both points of a pair of scissors en
tered his right eye, one of them on the
side, the other in the middle, it is feared
penetrating the brain somewhat. The
child may live, but it is said that the
injured eye is destroyed.
Moses Kennedy, formerly of Cadiz,
Ohio, was in the city Thursday, stopping
between trains, on his way to San Fran
cisco. He was in good health and spirits,
and had evidently set his heart upon
seeing the far-famed land of sunshine,
flowers, gold and Chinamen. An honest
lad, he is determined to make his way in
the world, and he will do it.
Mr. Plath has completed the irriga
tion plant on the farm of McAllister &
Cornelius south o the Loup. A 13-foot
wheel is the moving power, under the
manipulation of Nebraska zephyrs.
The stroke is S inches (to be lengthened
to 12), the well 15 feet deep, with 6 feet
of coarse gravel, and the combination
will doubtless be a grand success.
First it was an advertising agency,
then it was Editor Rosewater of the
Omaha Bee, and now it is Dr. Little,
superintendent of the asylum for the
insane at Norfolk, all of whom have
been, are now or may soon be after our
esteemed contemporary, the Telegram,
for uttering words alleged to be out of
the strict line of truth. Certainly
Brother Parks is having more than his
1 share of free adyertuing these days.
Columbus Camp No. 299, Modern
Woodmen of America, held their an
nual election of officers Saturday even
ing at the Maennerchor hall. The fol
lowing were elected for the ensuing
year: Venerable Consul, Louis Held;
Worthy Advisor, C. A. Brindley; Ex
cellent Banker, G. W. Phillips; Clerk.
E. Pohl; Watchman, Hugo Schaad;
Escort, Henry Hockenberger; Physician,
Dr. T. R. Clark; Sentry, Louis Meyer.
Platte county's peculiar politics has
been costing Platte county tax-payers
too much money, and if the board of sup
ervisors will look to it; investigate it as
they would their own private business;
give all officials to understand that they
are the servants of the people and not
their masters; that the same business
principles mnst be applied to country
affairs as are or ought to be to personal
ones, there would be a lower rate of tax
ation. C. H. Walker bought a carload of
thoroughbred Herefords at Bellwood
last week of Hon. R. H. Henry, president
of the state board of agriculture, for
Messrs. Walker & deClercq, to be placed
on their ranch near Sundance, Wyo.
We understand these gentlemen intend
making the breeding of thoroughbred
Herefords a specialty. Mr. Henry's rep
utation as a breeder of this class of
cattle warrants us in congratulating
them on their purchase. Surprise Her
ald. There are boys all the years up from
nine to nineteen who have, after night
fall the range of streets and alleys in the
city, and they go in squads. When the
police are not near they engage in a
number of petty meannesses and are
fast going the downward road. Au
ounce of prevention is better, cheaper,
wiser than ten pounds of attempted
cure. Take the boys, wasu them, dress
them, keep them at school in the day
time and in decent company at night,
and most of them can be saved from be
On Tuesday the eight-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mefferd had his
right arm broken between the elbow and
wrist, both bones being fractured. He
was at school and during intemission
the boys were playing and swinging each
other around. Ray was swung around,
then let down, and being dizzy, fell to
the ground with results stated above . . .
A buffalo skeleton was unearthed from
the bank of Maple creek last week on the
farm of Alex. Legge. It was supposed
that the buffalo had mired while attempt
ing to cross the creek. Schuyler Quill.
Platte county was ably represented
at the Irrigation convention at Kearney
by G. W. Phillips, R. S. Dickinson, John
Kersenbrock, J. W. Lynch and Albert
Stenger. The main body of the delegates
were from the western part of the state,
and they were very enthusiastic over
irrigation, but seem to lose sight of the
importance of water power along with
irrigation. The "right" law of California,
with some modifications, is thought to be
best suited to the condition of Nebraska.
The next place of meeting is Sidney, the
dav in December next to be named later.
Last Saturday a young lady driving
along Thirteenth street had qnite a little
scare all to herself. As she went to turn
the corner at the Thurston her horse
stumbled, and for a little while tried his
best to stand on his head. The sudden
jerk forward threw the young lady on to
the dash-board, where she did a very neat
bit of mid-air balancing. The horse
finally got on his feet, the young lady
regained her seat, and away they went
up the street, minus a tin bucket that
had fallen out during what she after
wards said came near being a Mid-Winter
Rev. Sisson is creating quite a stir at
Norfolk with his earnest pleas for chris
tian work. The line of his thought is
that God has done, is doing everything
possible for the world. Salvation is for
all men, envelopes the whole earth, and
can reach the lowest. He works through
human instrumentalities in the salvation
of the world. A teacher, he says, draws
something out of the pupil, not merely
crams something down him. Awakens
thonght and teaches the pupil to think.
The spirit will inspire the heart of the
teacher to point out the thoughts of God
as recorded not only in the word, but in
everv work of his hand.
Horace Harding is sojourning in the
far-away south, the land of the croco
dile, the bayou and the tarantula. Like
his great namesake, the noted Roman
poet, he is quite an entertaining writer,
and we expect to have some letters from
him that will be interesting to his old
friends here. We were not given the
privilege of quoting from a letter re-
1 ceived (neither were we enjoined ), and
we cannot well refrain. In describing a
band he says: "They are composed of
saw-mill hands from Minneapolis and
all the hobo musicians in the conntry,
but they play good music when they
are sober enongh to read it."
Rudolph Wurdeman met with an
accident Saturday night that might have
terminated seriously. He started home
with his team and buggy in the storm a
little after dark and as he turned the
corner south of town and started to go
west his team slipped off the grade, ran
against a post and turned him out. He
was stunned by the fall and lay there
some half or three-quarters of an hour
when Chas. Lund found him and brought
him to town. He was taken to the
North Western hotel, where he was treat
ed by Dr. McKinley. It was found that
he was only stunned and chilled and had
not been seriously hurt. He was able to
go home Sunday morning, his team hav
ing been brought to town. Leigh
The Quill believes that the proposed
irrigation ditch should be built by all
means and hopes our land owners along
this valley will favor it. With irrigation
not only would all crops be assured as
well as incre.ised, bnt we could then
raise potatoes and sugar beets in fine
style, as both need plenty of moisture.
A sugar factory for Schuyler would be an
assured fact with that ditch in to guar
antee the raising of the beets in large
quantities and when a crop failure is out
of the question. Irrigation means also
smaller farms and that is what we must
come to. Renters then could raise as
much off forty acres as they do now off
eighty and their rental prices would be
just half as much in total. What the
Quill says in the above concerning Schny
ler applies with equal force to that part
of the ditch in Platte county. Work was
1 begun, on the ditch Wedawday last.
Remember Christmas comes but once a
year and it's a long time a coming. The great question is, then,
What shall I buy for a Christmas Gift? We will answer the
question. Call at J. H. GALLEY'S and examine their large
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DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS & SHOES,
And be convinced that they have enough presents at present to
supply every person in Columbus and vicinity. Here they are,
Dress Goods. '
In Hop Sacking,
Silks, Satin, Velvets
& Ribbons to match.
There is no question
but what wo have one of
the largest and best se
lected lines of Gents'
Neck Weak in the city.
IIICT DCPCIUCn tbr the Holiikivs. a complete line of SILK HDKFS, Silk and Cashmere
JUOl IILUMf CUi MUFFLERS, PICTURE DRAPES, SILK MITTS, FASCINATORS,
and Children's HOODS, Gents' FINE SUSPENDERS and NECKWEAR. You are cordially
invited to call and inspect our goods ami get our prices, as we guarantee all goods to be of first
quality and prices that are correct. Yours respectfully.
505 Eleventh St.,
Ryan December 21, 6:30 a. m
lnni? trouble, after an illness of
week, Frank, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J.
Ryan, aged seven years.
The funeral will be from the Catholic
church Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 25, at
The sorrowing parents have the heart
felt sympathy of all in their affliction.
The Humphrey Democrat says: E.
A. Stockslager and Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
W. Clark started Thursday for Califor
nia, expecting to be gone till March . .
The six mouths old child of Peter Ben
der, jr., died last Friday, its mother died
Dec. 1-4 W. E. Harvey went to the
hospital at Columbus, Wednesday. ..
David Thomas and R. E. Jones went to
Columbus last week and bought sixty
tons of hay and a car load of corn
The editor thinks that locality should
figure in county and official printing,
and says that so far as charges for legal
notices which widows and orphans have
to pay we are all willing to do our share
as well as Mr. Turner.
W. W. Mannington, J. H. Sacrider,
E. A. Gerrard, R. B. Thompson, A.
Watts, Henry Clayborne, P. H. Kelley,
Ed Hoare, W. T. Strother, John Potter,
F. H. Gerrard, Will Potter and Ern
Hoare were in Lincoln this week as wit
nesses in the Thompson-Gerrard land
case . Bert Priest met with a very(
painful accident last week. He was rid
ing in a lumber wagon, and one of the
horses was a colt. Something started
the colt to kicking and she struck the
front end gate, a piece of which hit Bert
in the face, making a bad gash in his
upper lip and lacerating the gum. This
accident will make it impossible for
Cody'' to do any "blowing" for awhile
and he will be missed by the band boys
till he gets in shape again. Monroe
There are several counties in western
Nebraska that have issued appeals for
help and the appeal has both heart aud
merit in it. Bnt the condition has made
it possible for an army of long-haired and
glib-tongued frauds to travel through
the east and prey npon the credulity of
the charitably inclined people. The Sun
has noticed articles in quite a number of
eastern papers speaking of meetings for
the relief of Nebraska drouth sufferers.
As a matter of fact one-half these charity
emissaries who are working the east are
frauds, who will convert every dollar
donated to them to their own nse and
hPTipfit. Manv of them never saw e
benent. .uany oi uiem . --
braska and their tales of woe are purely
a production of a fertile brain. If the j
people in the east desire to aid those who
are in distress on the frontier, there are
many channels through which they can
reach those in need. Let them send
money or clothing or food to the local re
lief committee at any county seat in the
state and it will reach persons who are
in need. Kearney Sun.
Those having eyes to see could look
any direction Saturday and see Santa
Claus. He can do a good deal of busi
ness in a short time (he has become so
used to it), but Saturday he evidently
had an extra "rustle" on himself, be
cause he made things fly at a' pace we,
at least, never before saw. Ordinary
beings seem to be greatly affected by
'the times," "the weather, "the crops,
the "labor question" and such, but good
Kris Kringle seems the same jolly old
soul that he always has been. Some
little children may possibly have to wait
a few davs for his visit, but we are sure
he comes to all in his own way, not al-
wavs our own way. The JocbsalI
wishes all who read its columns, and all !
the little men and women, as well as the i
old boys and girls in the world a Merry
Christmas in the good and true sense, a
Happy New Year, and progress in all ;
the path3 of right living, sound thinking j
and pure motives. Surely the same1
Kind Providence which has certainly
gnided us thus far as a nation, and per-
meated our whole life with the spirit of ,
civil and religious liberty; enlighten-!
ment of mind for all degrees of intel
lectual growth, and thoughtful care of
the weak and unfortunate, is still our
1 Strength and our Habitation.
HOLIDAY MCE. w
CLOAKS, j Linen Dept. ! CARPETS, Etc.
Plush Sacques, !
Newmarkets, and Mufls
to match. i
Do you know that we carry one of the
largest stocks of
Sfen'ei, Youtlis. nutl Clilltlreii'si
Clotliiiie and Overcoats
in the city, and are offering excellent bargains
in the same?
Oa.ll cuacl loe Convinced.
HTMY RAGAT2 & CO.,
Eleventh Street, -
We invite you to come and see us. We regard the interests of our
patrons as mutual with our own, so far a our dealings are concerned cfur
part of the obligation being to provide and offer
Good - Goods - at - Fair - Prices.
fcaTEYERYTHING KEPT that is expected to be found in a first
class, up-to-date grocery tore.
George Taylor came up Saturday from
Omaha to pass the holidays at home.
Miss Alice Matthews passes her Christ-
mas with Mrs. McKelvev at Fullorton.
at vAifi. Tn . f,,a- rulont
U13J .lVt4.l J. Ubbt-rU, 4 VM.. ..t7.l...l
of the city, is visiting friends here this
Misses Phoebe and Grace Gerrard
came up from Lincoln Friday to pass
the holidays at home.
Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Britell. accom
panied by their two children, went to
St. Edward Monday for a week's visit
with his father.
JOHNSON rur'li ueu. Ii7, u,. imunt
Henslev. John P. Johnson and Mrs
-r t- i-... in t... T...1....
Mr. Johnson is supervisor of Walker
township and is to be congratulated on
thfs ovi(lcnce of his d iximer,t.
St. Catharine lteailins Circle.
Will meet with Mrs. Wm. Walker,
Friday S p. tn.
Quotations from Adelaide Proctor.
Physics, pages G7 to S7.
Church history, sections 51 to 58. chap
ters ix to xii.
Instrumental solo, Sarah Fitzpatrick.
Select reading, Mrs. Geitzen.
Vocal solo. Eva Walker.
Declamation, John Byrnes.
Vocal selection. Miss Mamie Sheehan.
Recitation, A. Fitzpatrick.
Vocal solo, Anna Geitzec.
Biography of Napoleon Bocaparte.
j Marku5 McMahoc.
Guitar solo. Miss Lydia McMahon.
C. L. h. C.
Will meet with Mr. and Mrs.
Allister Dec. 29, at 7:30 p. m.
Roll call Quotations on "Our Couc-
"The Growth of the English Nation,"
chapters v and vi to page 123-Mrs.
"Europe in the Nineteenth Century,"
chapters xv to xx inclusive-Mrs. Bross.
Question Table, "Art" and "Current
In Nov. Chautauqnan-Mrs. Brmdiey.
Music Mrs. W. A. McAllister.
Qa Fifteenth street, west end, four lots
;n a bodv. with dwelling-house, barn.
outhouses, etc., all new. Terms to suit
purchaser. Those who want a bargain
I would better call soon.
tf Jobs Cbjuieb.
A Fine Attraction fur Amazement Lovrr.
James A. Reilly, the ever popular
' dialect and sweet singing comedian, with
his excellent company of first-class
ar3 wffl play another engagement at
' our V hoJISO Thursday night Dec.
27th, presenting his great California suc
cess "A German Soldier." They are just
returning from an extended California
tour, during which they produced the
above play ono hundred nights in one
theatre in Saa Francisco, and w are
assured by Manager C. W. Roberts, who
arrived in the city today, that they are
booked to play a return date there of
one hundred nights next year. Thia
speaks well for both production and pro-
! ducer. We feel sure the sweet singing
j 0f jr ReiHy has not been forgotten by
those who were fortunate enough to hear
him when ho was here in lb93.enrouteto
California, and if we mistake not he will
I a"iuuia"; " "-
I have the pleasure of gazm
of the same faces here next Thursday
night. Mr. Reilly and his company aro
entertaining the amusement lovers in
Denver this week, and pleading large
audiences at every performance.
Mistakes wil! occur sometimes no
matter how careful the innocent may be,
but every ono has ecough to answer for
without being compelled to shoulder the
faults, mistakes or crimes of others.
Here is a recent illustrative incident
from the Leigh World" "An unpleasant
mistake was made by a Richland con
stable Saturday which caused John
Seltz a lot of trouble and annoyance.
John is a cousin of the Hansen boys and
! f T.11-.J C-. .....! Tl.,
came uf"2 innu .'miiii'-i onuuuiit. xuc
same day he started from. Millard a fel
low who had robbed a farmer near
Gretna of -50 bought a ticket for Rich
land and rot on the train. The Gretna
marshal telegraphed to the Richland
constable, who followed John up here
and arrested him. holding him until the
man from Gretna arrived to identify
John as the wrong fellow. Such mis
takes happen fcometimes with no one to
The A- O. U. "'.. at their last meet
ing elected the following corps of offi
cers: John Wiggins, Master Workman;
R. L. Rossiter, Foreman; ALSarcuelson,
Overseer; Louis Held, Recorder; W. B.
Notestem, Financier; W. H. Lewis, Re
ceiver; John Hoffman, Guide. The order
of which this lodge is a part, is one of
the very best on earth.
Bring your orders for job-work to
this office. Satisfaction guaranteed, and
work promptly done, as agreed upon.
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