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WEDNESDAY. MABCH Iff. 18W.
n. & !. TIME TABLE.
Kt. liValt ami all iat
east aa4 Math.
Malt Lake fitr.
Kan Franrl-r and all
, fe TAIN DEPART.
No. 22 Passenger, daily except Bandar. :10 a. m
'o. S3 Aconmmodation, thuly except
Kunday 4:l- P-n
A TEAIXS ARUTE.
No. 21 Passenger, daily except Sunday. J5 p. m
No. SI Accommodation, daily except
. Sunday . 20 p. m
Umitrd 1124 p. m
Fast Mail 7:15 p.ia
Or. Ik. Local. fifip.m
Col. Local.... 5.39a. m
Atlantic Kx... 13!a.m
Or. I, lxical. a. m
FnstMnil 2:15 p. ro
Or. In. Ijocnl 7 a. m. daily except bunday.
No. 3, Fast Mail, carrie liaMiengcrM for
through points, (ioing went at 7:15 p. in., ar
rives at Ienver 8:10 a. m. No. 2, Fast Mail car
ries epvMW-ngers to Schuyler, treinout. alley
anil Omaha going east at 2:15 p. m.
The freight train leaving here at S."5 p. n. ear-ri-
passengers from here to Valley.
COLUMBUS ASP NOnmLK.
Passenger arri-e- from Sioux City. ..
leaves for Sionx CUr
Mixed leaves for Sionx City
.. 7:15 p. in
.. 8.00 a. m
FOH ALBION AND OKDAlt UAPJBS.
8:20 p. m
12:20 p. m
' trV-All notices under this bunding will l-o
charged at the rate of f 2 a year.
A LEBANON IMWiK No. 5H. A. F. 4 A. M.
. liJar rni-etinKM 2d Wednesday in each
7 month. All l-tffJVSr1
J. Kasvushek, Sec'y. -Ojuly
Wll.DEY LOUOE No. 44, 1.O.O.F.,
t.1 - r.n..n!nl .f AUth
SPweeSc at their hall on Thirteenth
5&.v MrWjl Visiting brethren conlially
nvit..l. , W. A. Wav. 1 N. G.
W. It. NrtTTSTKIM. Sec'y. .TjanM-tf
COLUMBIAN CAMP No. 35. WOODMEN OF
th World, tnerta everj- wiad and fourth
ThurMU)Bof tho month, 730 p. in., at R.ot I.
Hall. Eleventh htreet. lteular nttentlance is
very desirable, and all visitiuK brethren are cor
dially invitM.1 to meet with ua. janJt- .i
EOROAK1KEDCIIUBCH OF LAnWUDAY
HuiuU hold regular cervices eFr- Handay
at 2 p. in., i.rajer ui.-tiu on We.lnes.lay eyenin
kt their ci.ai.el. comer of North street and Pacific
Avenue. All are conlially invited.
IliaiiTJ wai-r jj. v. uva... -
GEItMAN BEFOBMEU CHUBCH.-Sunday
- Sch.xd at l3(ta. m. Church every Handay
at 1030 a m. Christian Endeavor at 730 p. m.
Indies' Aid ihiety every first Thursday in the
month at the church. 14uov-V4
IEIMAI 1EIL1ICE & III
Wheat -'(? I mshel 78
O.rn, slicllca f lmeliel.. . . 19l
Oats -? lmsliol 21
lfe -f lmshel 7
Hojjs-tf cwt :t :w 3 40
Fat cftttlo-? nwt :l 75 4 00
Potntoefl - ? lmshel 40 f0
Itntter '? It) 8 n
Kjfjrg dozen 7
Markets wht.h;I1 ewry Tuesday afternoon.
Enquire of Ilerrick. 2
Enquire of Ilerrick for iron beds. 2
Go to Strauss for the liest photos.
Fine job work done at TnR .Toitrxai.
Dr. Kallmann, dentist, Thirteenth
nt foryHemakjfl neuctnre
Rev. Rogers preached at Albion
Miss Ida Meagher is quite sick with
Louis Schvarz had business iu
The board of supervisors meet again
' on the 18th of April.
Judge Albert is holding court at
Fullerton this week.
. Dr. L. C Yoss, Homeopathic pbysi
. V clan, Columbus, Keb.
If yon want a photo that will do you
justice go to Strauss. 2-tf
W. T. Ernst sold a fine bunch of cat-,
tie to Jim Frazer yesterday.
The Cecilian club will meet with
Mias Parker Monday evening.
Editor Voo6ter of the Silver Creek
Times was in the city Monday.
It is now claimed that gold has been
discovered in Scott's BlnfF county.
Wiggins & Lewis shipped a carload
of hogs to South Omaha last night.
R. S. Dickinson sold about $200
worth of stock, farm machinery, etc.
j Let us show you our new line of
("spring capes and skirts. Lamb & Co. 1
Drs. Martyn, Evans & Geer, office
"" three doors north of Friedhof s 6tore. tl
Do not fail to see our 8-foot galvan-
ized steel mill for $25.00. A.'Dnssell &
J. C.Martin was in the city between
trains Monday en route to Fullerton to
William Gerhold was on the South
Omaha market Thursday with four loads
of fat steers.
S. S. McAllister came down Satur
day night to visit his family, and re
turned to Humphrey Snnday.
Dr. R. D. McKean, dentist, raceas
to Dr. Hoaghawoat, gnmad ioor, 4
aVwa north First Katiomal Bank, tf
THE WHITE FB9NT.
Spri.g CtjiL Wrappers,
them a4 getsWr prices. -
E. D. FITZPATBICK.
k Enquire of Herrick far Jbaby bag'
Mt W. H M. h -ow erofm.fi.
,,, bloom, looking auHi.l.
W. H. VaiiahKwe iad two loads f
hogs on the Sonth Omaha market yester
day. Two young lads got themselves into
trouble stealing five chickens sad an old
Attorney J. O. Boeder left Monday
for Fullerton, where he has 'cases :ia
John G. Becher, we leara is talked
of as a democratic candidate for city
Attorney Doyle of Greeley psnsiirl
through .the city Monday bound far
Rev. Palis went to Lincoln' Friday,
and was not well enough to return by
The History club will meet with
Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Nauman this Wednes
day evening. f""
Walter Scott has qittjwrtt'atrthe
round house and will worirat Ihe car
We are told that John Wise baa
been suffering more or less since Satur
day with an attack of heslroabls.
of cattle, and H. Olcotti and brother
Charles one each to SoutVOn)aha Sun
day night, "-"'f.' '
jSee our new line of ties, the Litest
And most popular in stripes, plaids and
checks, at Mrs. M. W. Walters', Thir
teenth street. 2t
Jim Frazier shipped two loads of
cattle over the B. & M. on Sunday night,
and six loads on the U. P. last night to
WurdemaX at the -Turner ranch snath
of ColumbuBw w 1p
Ll FARMERS, ATTENTION. You
fata get an 8-foot Freeport Galvanised
steel windmill from A. Dussell & Son
for only $25.00. tf
The Geiser Bros, have moved into
the city and will start a milk route.
They understand the business, and will
donbtlees do well.
Usual services in the Presbyterian
church next Sabbath. Morning sub
ject, "The Kingship of Christ;" evening,
"Forgive." All are welcome.
The League of the M. E. church
will have a social at the residence of M.
K. Turner Friday evening. The League
and their friends are invited.
An effort is being made to have
Stanton and Madison counties go
together in preparing an exhibit for the
I jQ-Good building lots west of Third
Invaxd school, for sale on easy terms, also
MinnAa irA i..rl lavrt n rPPAlftlt otvwkikf
cheap. Inquire of L. G. Zinnecker. tf
At Galley's store they have invested
in a latest-improved Densmore type
writer, and it is a "daisy," or whatever
be the proper name to call it by.
about aOQacres extra-good
and afxnre landknown atneJ
Haney islandHas not ban pasuired
for tsro years. Iiwire soonoC-Becher,
Hnghopjmpton resumed his posi
tion as conductor of the Norfolk freight
Monday morning, after a week's substi
tute work for Conductor Overton of the
The old wagon, a single harness and
the four sackB stolen by Frank Robinson
are still nt Madison awaiting identifica
tion. The Chronicle says the sacks are
marked "J. McD."
-Washable veils. Your attention is
ojaUed to our washable veils, will out
wear six of the ordinary. Just the thing
for the early spring winds. Mrs. M. W.
Walters, Thirteenth street. 2t
r ThkdisplasVJive stock at the
TMns-Maaissippi Emjsition proi
td be the greWeet ever seeaV The Omah
Bee will givV full particunhx.- The
Weekly Bee C5 cants a year.
The board of directors of the Wo
niau's club will meet with Mrs. Herrick
Saturday at- 430, to make further ar
rangements for the lecture to be given
by Mrs. Heller in a few weeks. .
Becher, Jaeggi & Co. moved Monday
from" the quarters in the State Bank
building, which they have occupied for
years, onto Thirteenth street, in the cor
ner building next to Murdoch's.
John Boss, who has been employed
on the Oehlrich farm east of the city the
past year, has rented the Hornbostel
farm near Monroe, and will remove there
with his family in the near future.
The work of the farmers will be well
represented at the Trans-Mississippi
Exposition. Yon can learn all about the
agricultural display from The Omaha
Bee. The Weekly Bee for one year 65
D. L. Bruen of Grand Prairie town
ship was doing business in the city
Thursday last. He has very pronounced
views on the Cuban question and gives
expression to them in quite an emphatic
Miss Emma Gambill, who has been
working at the Meridian hotel, Colum
bus, for some time, came home Tuesday
night, quite sick. She had to be helped
from the car to the Tjus. Madison
Oet your walking hats and sailors
y. I have just opened up a hew
in all the latest stylet, colors and
combinations of colors. Also a lot of
children's and misses' Tarns, at Mrs. M.
W. Walters'. 2t
and Pollock ft '
cd. wurdeman was in town Thurs
day last, and made this omce a pleasaat
call, and subscribed for Tm Joumnai.
and Chicago Inter Ocean. Ed. aad bis
brother Frank are now located on the
Turner ranch sonth of this city.
Walt Mason says that akim milk
alone is pretty thin food, but whea a
little scalded oil cake meal is added, yon
have an ideal calf food, and some of the
most sncessstBl breeders in the country
vse it ia preference to new milk,
, h uuvwur iikui. wirtmin
OlKinan preferred InquireVf EM.
Unaiiaras sduiiuiiucli. iwrc i
ano nam it win noi uieve: no awmiiuui
nV wound itill
ealJt will- cur. frost bites.
inra rnrnn aw. A. Helntz
Joha Hbtr received a
Friday last aanovncuif the
ess of hi son Charles at his
Catiforaiai Charlefwaa a Oolanbas
hoy in tbeTTSstand his former acqmaiat-
anoes wilTbe sorry to hear oY his illness.
-Corbettaad Reagaa.the crack ball
players of central Nebraska, have
l - Cdar Rapid., Lv, team
1 1 tbi Mon .battisry, and their
ty friends in this section expect to
heai make good records for them-
Ella Rogers, wife of Joha C. Rogers,
deetased, by her attorneya;
Wooalsy t, Stires and A. hL Post,
bromght two sails against Wsa. H.
of WJsraasiB.ona for IMyOOO and one for
$fi00, and kads in Nebraska hare bean
Miss L M. SatWrUad, who has
been vety UL the past 'three weeks, was
taken to the kosnital at Cotambas last
Mr. aad Mrs, Gadson weat np to
her 8nndayaad hsr friends will be
Blessed to hear that aba is batter.
Sunday, March 14, ia Polk
Jhstaat relief It -allays .infaamutlon
and heals. It Is proatpt la its action
and posHive inks efTect. It Is the kind
that cures without pais or discomfort.
It m for Biles oalr. Sac Takes, 7ScDr.
A.;Helhtx and PoltockaY Co.
Henry T. Spoerry gives it as hia
opinion that $25,000 is too big a bond to
place on the district just now for addi
tional school room; that all the
ble property should first be placed upon
the assessment list, now short tens and
thousands of dollars.
There is a disposition abroad in the
land to bring to time those who charge
exorbitant fees. A justice ot the peace
at Brady Island was sued for $50 dama
ges because he charged twenty cents
more than the law allowed for making
out some legal papers.
A few minutes after 1 Monday,
while the wind was at its height, the
large smoke-stack at the Elevator Rol
ler Mills fell with a loud crash, owing to
the breaking of a guy. The stack was
recently put up at a cost of about $150,
and was forty-two feet high.
iLjStop that barking by use of Ballard's
I fiorehound Syrup. It arrests-the cough,
I allays Irritation of the throat, and re
lieves congestion of the lungs in a day.
It is safe and pleasant to take, and
never disappoints. 2uc. & 50c. Dr. A
Helntz aud Pollock A Co.
If Salesmen wanted to represent a
I Manufacturing concerh'in Columbus and
I aprrounding towns. A good thing to the
right party. No competition. Expe
rience not necessary.' Sell to business
men only. Address with stamp, Wm.
Randolph Adams, Topeka, Kansas. 2
The Schuyler Herald says that
George Little sold 1200 head of sheep to
Frank I. Long of Lindenwood, Illinois,
last Saturday and C. H. Chase sold 600
and Adolph Dworak 5000 to the same
party. The cheep were all shipped to
Chicago over the B. & M. this week.
Thursday about noon snow began
falling with a good strong wind from
northeast; however, the snow was so
damp and heavy that it drifted but
little. Friday morning the snow was
four and a halt inches deep, and was
equal to a rain 47 hundredth ot an inch.
April 1st there will be a company of
orphans and homeless children here to be
placed in homes suitable." Rev. J. W.
Swan, State agent of Wahoo, and B. W.
Tice, agent of the Society of New York
will be here. Everybody is invited to
come and see the children for them
selves. At 1:15, Monday morning, the Union
Pacific depot at Richland was burned.
Everything was destroyed except the
papers in the safe. A. B. Cady, who was
both agent and postmaster, lost between
$250 and $300. Some machinery and
merchandise that was in the building
The democratic city primaries will
be held Friday, March 18, from 12 to
7:90, First ward at the court house;
Second ward at the council chamber;
Third ward at the livery office of F. E.
Stevens. The city convention to be held
Saturday evening, March 19, at the
The statement is made on tlie au
thority of the Orange Judd Farmer,
whose editor was recently at Fremont
and made a careful study of the entire
beet sugar situation, that Fremont and
Ames have pooled their issues and that
a million-dollar factory will be put up
in time for the 1899 crop.
R. S. Dickinson has purchased of
the Commercial bank the J. E. North
residence property on Fourteenth street,
getting it for $200, and expects to
move his family to the city in about two
weeks. R. S. and his family are-among
the best people in this country, and we
are glad to. see them coming to town.
The general freight agent ot a large
railroad says that eighty-five per cent of
the mistakes made in his office by 200
clerks are traceable to the thirty-two
who use cigarettes. He says that in the
future he will employ no young man
who smokes cigarettes, and he intends
to get rid of all now in his department
who use them.
George Francis Train has taken to
boxing in his old age, and purposes
starring through the country with his
trainer. He does this just to show what
a perfect man he is physically, as he has
already shown the world what he is men
tally. Wonder it he will favor Colum
bus with an exhibition, as he did of his
John Sturgeon and his son Henry
started for Montgomery, Illinois, Friday
with seven car loads of sheep, which
they will bold at that place for shearing
and a few weeks' feeding for the Chicago
market The B. k M. have facilities
there for shelter, feed, eto, that are
highly appreciated by shippers becanse
these accommodations mean money
Don't forget the republican city
primaries Saturday ot this week, and the
city convention- Monday evening next.
The soaree of political power aad influ
eaceiswith the individual, party mem
ber, ia Bttendaneeat the primary of hia
party, aad activayt the f artherance ot
his potitieal priaeiplest by the choice of
good man to look attar the public ia-
ebaaty, oaUbe road sdtoh of
miU, a Booaat-bsok oontkia
aad vajaablelaapsrB. A ssasoaable re
ward win be Wiveo by leariag at the
ConMBsrdU BJak, this dtyNsr at the
EevaMfaMi Otjr Owvennnc
The repnblicaa electors ot the city of
Colambus are' hereby called tomeet' u
delegate conveatioB at the conaeU
chamber oa Monday, March 21, at 7Jt
o'clock, p. m., for the parposs of placing
in nomiaation candidates for the various
city oatoes, to be voted upon at the
coming city election, and for the trans
action of such other business as may
properly come before the convention.
The different wards will be entitled, to
representation as follows:
First ward, 10 delegates.
Second ward, 9 delegates.
Third ward, 10 delegates.
Primaries for the selection of dele
gates to the said .convention will be
held Saturday, March 19, 1898, from 12
o'clock noon, to 7:30 o'clock p. m., as
First ward at the court house.
. Second ward at the conncil chamber..
Third ward at the office of Frank Mills.
By order ot the committee.
W. M. CoRmo.ivs,
C. C. Shkldox, Chairman.
Woald it be at all surprising if, here
and there, in pockets on the upper sur
face of the bed rock in the Platte river,
there should be found nuggets, of gold?
Why, no, almost any old, Rocky -mountain
miner would say. Bat,rthejXi5aorr
has not yet been so utilized that men
can turn its advantages in locating such
I if has woi
Vermifugh is mild
rositive worm de-
and Pollock ft
Barnhart Bros. & Spindler, in their
February number of The Type-Founder,
give a description ot ibeox Type-Setting
and Distributing Machine, which
promises to revolutionize the business of
type-setting. It may be that now, after
a short time, we can do all our own work,
and not depend for any part of it, upon
the patent houses.
The Platte County Democrat, which
has been published in this city since
last August under the management of
the Messrs. Duffy, was removed to Hum
phrey the latter part of last week, where
the paper will be continued, under the
supervision of Mr. George Duffy, the
junior member of the firm. That the
change may lie beneficial in n financial
way is the wish of The Journal
Gene Carpenter made a new boat
this week for Jim Jerden, who has now
moved onto Phil Smith's farm on the
banks of the raging Platte. Jim says he
is not quite ready to sail for Spain and
help hold down the Spaniards, but he is
going to try and hold Len Vincent
down, who lives on the opposite side of
the river from him, and keep him from
trespassing in Jerdon's waters. Bell
President Burt of the Union Pacific
railroad has announced that the com
pany will contribute $25,000 to the
Trans-Mississippi Exposition, which was
good news to the management. As the
time draws nearer, it looks as though
the exposition is to be one of the grand
est successes in the entire history ot
such ventures. Some very competent
judges are already, from present indica
tions, predicting the eclipse ot the
The Gluck store building occupied
by H. Ragatz & Co., has been under
going quite a change the past week.
The stairway was taken down and placed
in the middle of the room, the stair
landing coming to the extreme back of
the building. The office is moved to the
back and east part of the room. The
new arrangement gives more room and
light and is more convenient in many
ways. Mr. Ragatz occupies the base
ment and upstairs and is still crowded
for room for his large custom.
The funeral ot Valentine S. Hoy, who
was killed ia Wyoming by outlaws, was
held Wednesday afternoon at Fremont.
The ceremonies were under the direction
of the Masonic lodge of Fremont. The
sermon was delivered by Rev. Buss.
The trouble grew out ot outrages that
the outlaws had committed, one of these
being the murder of a 16-year-old boy
named Strang, who made his home with
the Hoys. The gang were followed, and
four outlaws paid their life as a penalty
for their crimes, and they were wrapped
in their blankets and buried.
Since the decision of the supreme
court sustaining the ordinances passed
by different towns in the state requiring
insurange companies to pay money for
the purpose of sustaining and keeping
up fire companies. Chief Townsend has
been after the companies doing business
in David City, and had up to Tuesday
collected $130.00. There are thirty-two
doing business in the city, and according
to the provisions ot the ordinance must
contribute $5 each per year. There is as
much or more to collect yet as has been
already collected. David City Newa
D. W. Murphy, for ten years a news
paper worker on the Lincoln Journal,
died at his rooms in the Hawthorne
hotel, Lincoln, Sunday morning. He
had been ailing of lung trouble for two
years, the fatal stroke coming from men
ingitis. He leaves a wife and two sons,
seven and five years old. Mrs. Wm.
O'Brien of this city is a sister. He had
an excellent reputation as a man and a
craftsman. The remains were brought
to this city Monday evening, the funeral
taking place from the Catholic church
Tuesday morning, services being held at
This is the sort of dry humor that
Thb Joubnai, takes to. A Maine man,
says the Lewiston Journal, had a young
son who had symptoms ot Klondike
fever. The father offered him the neces
sary thousand for an outfit, it he could
transport 200 pounds of paving blocks
overland to Hardwood bill on the air
line road between February 18 and March
30 without the aid of horses, giving him
the privilege of all the hand sleds he
desired and three square meals, state of
Maine and woman cooked, every day. It
is reported that the young man looked at
the blocks, then to the east, shook his
head aad dsaidsd to go to thool.
wur cuuu uus iitiu.
rlaTnwanDetite and tin
IW " tuiiu,w
nn tffe! fcaMM m
ouiy maKes x
irritating its tieuen
cstain in enact, ana is a sane
. mv m
ah well as a
ftmrnl o.K. -
- Mis.Dr. Martyareturaed from Omaha
Bay-atartin of Humphrey, was here
8aaday ' '
SaaMMlGaas had business in Omaha
Mr ladge Bobison is visiting friends
LataNorth was in Omaha several
daysla wank. .
Waw Winston made a flying trip to
mr.Baary Zinnecker of Marquette,
Tlmama Ottis, sr., of Humphrey was
ia the city Monday. -
HairyHaatemsnn of Neboville was
in the oily Monday.
Miss Mary. Brngger of. Oregon is
visiting her brothers.
W.-WWiison of Oconee was a Co
lumbna visitor Monday. -
Miss Morris ot Clarke was here visit
ing Miss Rogers last week.
Miss'Laaa Wuetbrich is visiting the
Missss;Zniaeoker this week.
Mriaad Mrs. Ernest Dnssell visited
over Sndsy at Humphrey.
Mr. aad Mrs. C. K. Davis ot Silver
Creware ia.the city Monday.
jlrsffinman of Genoa was in the
city rrpfinYsday toM6ndsy. ' "l
Mis. G. O.Burns returned Saturday
from' a visit with friends in Central City.
Mrs. Dave Baker, sister ot Mrs. Lank
tree, came downfrom Madison. Sunday.
Mrs. Jerry Burdick of Harvard, Nebr.,
mother ot Mrs. C. J. Scott, is here on a
Mrs. O. H. Archer left Wednesday
evening of last week for her home at
Al. Schram arrived here from Seattle
Thursday, coming by way of St. Paul,
and will make a ten days' .visit.
Miss Alice Plumb left this morning
for Upland, Neb., where she will make
her home with her brother Henry.
Miss Mamie Gallagher left Wednesday
for Maryville, Mo., where she will visit
during the summer, with an uncle.
Mrs. G. H. Guth left today (Tuesday)
for Holton, Kansas, where she was called
by the serious illness of her mother.
J. E. Mnnger of Denver is visiting
friends in the city after an -absence of
eleven years. He looks in excellent
Mrs. L. B. Gates, mother ot the Gates
Bros., returned Saturday from New
York, where she had been visiting for
about a year.
Mrs. Latham, mother of L. R. Latham
who has been visiting her son several
months, left Wednesday for western Ne
braska to visit another son.
of March, will ap;
Friday evening, M
The" .art department of the, Woman's
erab-mii.1 meet with Miss Bessio Sheldon
Saturday, March 19, at 3 p. in.
Roll call, "Art Notes."
Paper, "The Influence of Art Upon
the Home and School," Mrs. I. H.
Reading, "Painters Behind the Scenes,'
Miss Alice Lnth.
Piano solo, Miss Alice .Turner.
Paper, "The Girl Who Posed for the
AngeluB," Miss Alice Watkins.
Paper, "The Relation of Photography
to Art," Miss Martha Turner.
AL Schram expects to visit friends
here for several weeks yet. He looks in
excellent health, and doubtless the
western climate agrees with him. He
works with his uncle, John Schram, for
merly of this eity, now one of the great
business men of Seattle, which, owing
to the gold excitement in Alaska, has
taken up a new commercial life, so to
speak, business of all kinds feeling the
impetus of the going and coming Klon
dike movements of men and products,
golden and otherwise. Among the other
industries that are showing up iu these
times is that of ship-building, including I
orders placed by the government. Mr.
Schram speaks ot White, Schug and
other former Columbus people flourish
ing. After the city election last spring
the city conncil by resolution designated
the Telegram and the Argus to do the
publishing of ordinances, notices, etc., at
one legal rate for the two papers. It
seems that lately there is a tendency to
let the Argus out, bnt the parties in
interest in that paper are not inclined to
submit to a deal of that kind, and so
have been printing some ordinances and
notices' after the time limit, and present
ed their bill for same according to the
fusion understanding of a year ago. A
bill toir $18.75 was cut down to $15.00,
and tbe'end is not yet. We suppose if
there is a fusion of populists and demo
crats this spring, there will be a little
"stronger" understanding in regard to
I'd like to be a boy again without a
woe or care, with freckles scattered on
my face and hayseed in my hair: I'd like
to rise at four o'clock and do a hundred
chores, and saw the wood and feed the
hoga and lock the stable doors; and herd
the hens and watch the bees and take
the mules to drink, and teach the tur
keys how to swim so that they wouldn't
sink; and milk about a hundred cows
and bring in wood to burn, and stand
out in the sun all day and churn and
churn and churn; and wear my brother's
cast-off clothes and walk fonr miles to
school, and get a -licking everyday for
breaking some old rule; and then get
home again at night and do the chores
once more: and milk the cows and feed
the hogs and curry mules galore and then
crawl wearily up stairs to bed and hear
dad say "That worthless boy, he doesn't
"earn his bread r I'd like to be a boy
again; a boy has so much fun, bis life is
just a roaad of mirth from rise to set of
sun; I guess there's nothing pleasantcr
than closing stable doors, and herding
hens and chasing bees and doing evening
chores. Wslt Mason.
Chicago Inter Ocean and Columbus
Jootuuxi, oaa year, ia advance $1.75. tf
ghvReid, tua celebrated elo-
o s tobeBereon lh2d
pur at theapera house,
aVh 25, 1898. -
April 3, 1894, the school board of this
district submitted a proposition to the
electors to bond, the district for $18,000
for the purpose of purchasing two, sites,
erecting: two school buildings and pro
viding them with furniture.
Tho proposition was voted down, and
since that the school board -has been
planning and contriving the best they
could for room until now they have
again come to the parting of the ways.
The question was whether to make an
expenditure of, say about $3,000 in ad
ditions to the First and Third ward
buildings, with perhaps a house, some
thing like the one-roomed frame build
ing in the Third ward to be put west of
the Meridian line or to put np one
It was proposed to do the first by a
levy; the last requires s vote' by the
people. Two members of the board,
Galley and Gondring, were in favor of
the former proposition. The other fonr
members, Becher, Gluck, Hockenberger
and Scott, favored the bond proposition,
and hence the people are asked to de
cide. It one of these fonr had been like
minded with the president of the board
anil Mr. Gondring, the board would
have been equally divided on the tiro
It ia now for the people to decide, and
of course, it is their business.
The proposition is to issue $25,000 in
bonds of the district, four and a half per
cent interest, running twenty years.
This would be $1,125" interest each year,
making for 20 years, $2200 interest, ia
addition" to the $25,000; total $47,500.
March 11, 1884, a proposition to issue
$25,000 for a like purpose was submitted
to the people and voted down; another
was immediately submitted for $12,000
and carried, the Second ward building
being the result, the two lots costing
$1,800, and the building $8,265.
The expenditure now proposed would
give at least an eight-room building,
and with the usual per centage of in
crease in the school- population of the
city, would probably accommodate the'
needs for the next ten years.
The Journal has no doubt but if the
bonds are VQted, the people will get the
full value of their money in a site, build
ing and furniture, and this is one of the
There is also no doubt but that, if the
bonds are not voted, the current levy
will be increased, and additional build
ings put up, to last' some three years
more, and another bond proposition will
again be inevitable, and there you are.
The majority of the board give this as
their solution of the problem, and we do
not doubt their fairness, their ability br
their integrity in the matter.
Individually, we are not prepared to
vote for the proposition, but we shall
express no word of sorrow if the proposi
NOTICE TO STOCKHOIJERS.
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant
to a resolution regularly passed at tho
last meeting of the stockholders of the
Platte Countv Agricultural Society,
successors to the Columbus Driving
Park and Fair Association, said society
disposed of all its property and is closing
np its affairs for the purpose of going
out of business.
Any one holding shares of stock, or
claims against either of said associations
is hereby notified to present the Bamo to
Gus. G. Becher, Secretary, on or before
noon, Saturday, April 9, 1893.
At that time final distribution of its
assets will be made, and the association
By order of the Board of Directors.
r.f i L. H. North, Pres't.
I8EAL.J Gcst Q Ytossua. Sec'y.
Columbus, Nebr., March 3, 1898. 3
Real Entatr Transfers.
Becher, Jseggi & Co., real estate agents,
report the following real estate transform
filed in the office of the county clerk for
the week ending March 12, 1898.
Mary . Thomazin to Watson It. Thorn -
azin, nw'4 aw!i 4-l!t-3w, wl 600 00
E. A. GerranI to ltobt. (i. 8t rot her, lot
26,blk A, Monroe, wl 125 00
A. E. 8trother to Edward A. Oerrartl,
lot 28, blk A, Moaroe.wri. 125 CO
Ciian. Hchoth to John Ternue, bw? 4.
20-lw, wtl 4,000 W
Martha Watts to Isabella Newman, lt
neU seU 20-17-10, il 1 00
Isabella Newman to Nebraska Central
Irrigation Co. same, wcl .V 00
Heirs of John Dishner to Frank Disli-
ner. nii seU and ne!i ew'j 30-18-le,
led 1 00
Same to Thomas Oishner, nlA noli and
seU nwM 3tf-18-Ie, o,cd 1 00
Frank A. Matson to Edward Gates, lot
S, blk B, Monroe, wd .V10 00
Isabella Newman to Henrietta New
man and Martha A. Watte, Ji int. in
sett neU and pt ne! eeli 20-17-le, wd 1 CO
Andrew Larson to August Johnson, n'i
w?i lS-18-Sw,wd 2250 00
Austin Taber to Mary Cielohn, lots .1, li,
blkl97.Colnmbns.wd 230 00
Annie M. Byrne to Barney Siiva, wli
nwtf 11-1&-2W, wd 2000 00
Geo. W. Brown to Christian Grnnther,
lota 1, 2, blk 19, Platte Center, wd 250 00
Sabra A. Jewell to Fred Jewell, owU
eeU 23-18-2W, wd 100
Fifteen transfers, total $10,483 00
Journal: On looking nt the
present high school building, and know
ing that it cost eight thousand dollars,
I think one could be built for ten thou
sand dollars that would meet all the
requirements of the city for several
years to come.
HeaseBeldkGeeAs far Sale,
Bertce moving (Apsil lst
oring ofradiouBeuoId goads wo will sell
activate sam. 1 piano, 1 roboard, I
largasteel ranjbx bed room smrPMables,
chairSMcitcheii sacarpets, etc.
1 . J. D. Stires.
lious, coimtipateu and gen
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liver is.torpwLand a few "ases of Her
oine will cureSgou. 'HerbiiB has no
equal as a healPk restorer. X Dr. A
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We give a very brief summary of Fri
day's markets at Chicago. Most of the
steers went at prices ranging from $4.50
65.05, commoner grade bringing 3.75
fr.-4.15. Fat, heavy hogs sold all right,
bnt light hogs were neglected and the
market closed weaker. Heavy sold at
3.7524.10, light at $3.70&a92.
Trade in sheep and lambs was as active
as the limited offerings wonld admit,
fed westerns fetching 84.00.4.60; year
lings 34.505.00, and lambs $22.214.171.124,
few going below 85.
Receipts Friday: cattle, 3,500 head;
hogs, 15,000 head; sheep, 6,000 head.
At South Omaha good, heavy and well
finished steers sold at strong prices. A
part of .a load of choice 1,410 lb. steers
sold up to 85.00.
Good veal calves are valuable prop
erty, the demand being good and the
market very strong. As high cs 86.75
was paid Thursday, and Friday n small
bunch sold up to 86.80.
Native beef steers, 84.1055.00; cows,
82.503.50; heifers, 83.004.10; stockers
and feeders, 83.605.15.
Most of the hogs sold at 83.80.
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Lyons Sun: A Nebraska farmer was
recently victimized by confidence men
in Chicago, who obtained from him
83,000 in cash and 82,000 in checks.
The police secured the return of his
money after a little trouble. It is only
a Nebraska farmer who goes galloping
around the country with 85,000 in his
pockets, but if 'he is wise he will stay
away from Chicago and invest in more
Osceola Record: It is not very often
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distinctly heard the roar of cannon at
the battle of Ballinamuck, on the 8th of
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TJieee people lived in the place where
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as knows this to be true.
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