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WEDNESDAY. KOVEMBER 2. 18.
B. & M. TIME TABLE.
halt Lake City,
Su Fraacisr aa all
EaaaaaCtty, SULaaU aa all aalats
ast aa ssata.
. -.." ,,r 'TBAIXS DEFABT.
. Kg. 22 raaMBcer, daily except Sunday. 7:10 a. m
'-? ; No. 32 Aecoaaiodatioa. dally except
: .. . . Sunday ............................... 4:15 p. an
. - . .. TBAIHB ABJUTK.
-.- ."-." No. 21 Pasenr. daily except Soaday. 25 p. at
.. . No. SI Accommodation, daily except
.. Scaday ..... .................. ....... 10 P ai
TIME TABLE U.P.RR
28 p. m.
4:10 a m.
320 p. m.
620 a. m.
... . 955 p.m.
11:17 a. m.
7:10 p. m.
855 p. m.
70 a. m.
2f t rfeiff u l .-
4 a 4nlS0Q -
. ill I XtXl
7:15 p. m.
. .. 80 a.m.
... .110 p.m.
ALBION AND CKOAB BAPIDH BBAXCB.
.. 230 p. m.
.. 70 a.m.
.. 120 p.m.
.. V:10p. m.
13, Miaul .
Daily except Sunday.
' Trains 7 and 8 run between l,olutnbu and
t'oiiuril Bluff only. .
Tickets on sale for all point in the United
' Htat p and Canada, n&ggace checked to desti
nation. C. E. Jot. Agent,
1-tTA1I notice under Uiia beading
charged at the rate of $2 a year.
LEBANON LODGE No. 58. A. F. & A. M.
JWrular meetings 2d Wednesday in each
month. All brethren invited to attend
V. 8. Fox. W. M.
KabmcsseS-. Sec'y. 20joly
Wl LDE Y LODO E No. 44, 1. 0. 0. F..
niiwtM Tneditv evening of each
Fweek at their hall on Thirteenth
afreet. Visiting bretbrea coraiuuy
W A Wav Vf
W. kNotimtkin. Sec'y.
COLUMIUAN CAMP No. 35. WOODMEN OF
tuo World, meet every second and fourth
ThurMlaya of the month, 730 p. m., at L O. O. F.
Hall. Thirteenth street. Iteg-ular attendance is
er !! ruble, nod all vitating brethren are cor
dially invited to meet with us. janS-95
EOKUANIZED CHURCH OF LATTEB-DAY
Hainta hold regular service every Sunday
at 2 p. 01.. prater meeting on Wednesday eveaiac
at their chain;!, corner of North street and Pacific
Avenue. All are cordially invited.
13iul89 Elder H. J. HuPSQM. President.
GERMAN KEFOltMED CHUBCH.-Bnaday
School ut 930 a. ro. Church every Sunday
at 10.30 r. m. ChrtBtian Endeavor at 730 p. m.
Ladiee Aid Society ever first Thursday in the
month at the church. 14nov-SW
Linseed Oil Cake
Oehlrich - Bros.
Wheat bushel 50
Corn.old, shelled bushel 23
Oats bushel 20
Rve -& bushel 40
.HogB-- cwt 3 15 3 25
Fat cattle- cwt 4 00 4 75
Potatoes -$ bushel 45
Butter- fb 1218
'EggB dozen 15
Markets corrected every Tuesday af-
.. Mieunerchor kail.
Tomorrow, Thursday even
iiig. Come to The Journal office for sale
'Children's trimmed hats 25c. J. C.
. Dr. Naumann, dentist, Thirteenth
Some fine weather in Nebraska the
: past week.
John Meyer is now located at Red
Now is a good time to subscr ibe for
Try Foster & Smith Lumber Co. for
.' hard and soft coal.
. . '. Dr. L. C. Yose, Homeopathic physi
cian. Columbus, Neb.
Nobody could well ask for finer
weather this time of year.
Senator Thurston was the guest of
A. M. Post while in the city.
Bargains in ladies and children's
hose at tod Bergen Bros', tf
All our corn cribbing for ssl, cheap,
by the length. S. C.Gray A Co. tf
Wanted, a girl for general house
work. Call on Mrs. Clinton C Gray, tf
Drs. Martyo, Evans k Geer, office
. three doors north of Friedhofs store, tf
-j-Chicago Inter Ocean and Columbus
' Journal, one year, in advance $1.75. tf
. Fair for the benefit of St Mary's
hospital, at Maennerchor hall, Not. 16-18.
Just received, by Foster & Smith
Lumber Co. foarteen cars hard and soft
. The Cecilian club will meet with
Miss Anna Gietzen next Monday even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. L H. Brittell attended
the teachers' meeting at Monroe Satur-
Do not fail to see our 8-foot galvan
' feed steel mill for $25.00. A. Bassetl k
' Son. tf
Daa Clother of Geaoe cane down
. Tiwusdey to hear John M. Thurston's
Vote for McAllister for judge.
-Look out for campaign roorbacks!
We can get for you any newspaper
or magazine you may wish.
Schuyler has a debating club that
seems to be doing a good work for the
When is Columbus to Have a Lyce
um something after the fashion we used
to have or better?
J. M. Curtis was up at Stiver Creek
Wednesday to gather particulars of the
Hear Mathews tomorrow,
ThargJay, ereaiag, at Maea
Lost, a brown pocket-book, contain
ing some notes, reward to the finder.
Albert Stenger. tf
Miss Duffy is moving her millinery
goods to Madison, expecting to locate
--Envelopes with yonr return card
printed on them, for 50 cents a hundred
at Thk Journal office.
Samuel Bickly is making improve
ments on his residence property in the
eastern part of the city.
George Barnum gives a graphic de
scription of Heaven and Hell as repre
sented at the Exposition.
Dry OoodS. Dry Goods. E. D.
Fitzpatnck will be glad to give you
prices. Call and see. 4-tf
Jonas Welch, who had been under
the weather for a week, was reported
mending, the last of the week.
George Barnum received the other
day from a man in New Mexico $2.50 for
a peck of his prehistoric corn.
When you wish good, neat, clean
handsome work done in the line of
printing, call at Thk Journal office.
Dr. R. D. McKean, dentist, succes
sor to Dr. Houghawout, ground floor, 4
doors north First National Bank, tf
There was a surprise party Thursday
night last on Roy From, which was
enjoyed by a number of his young friends.
Gtis. Lockner came up from Omaha
Sunday and returned home Monday, in
the meantime, seeing his farm in Bntler
We understand Hans Elliott is con
templating building a fine residence on
bis newly purchased lots north of G. G.
Wm. Schilz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only the very
beet stock that can be procured in the
Underwear. Underwear. Do
not forget that at E. D. Fitzpatrick's
you can save money on underwear.
Follow the crowd.
FARMERS, ATTENTION. You
can get an 8-foot Freeport Galvanized
steel windmill from A. Dussell& Son
for only $25.00. tf
' The Columbus township board of
election are: Judges, J. J. Galley, Fred.
Schofield, T. H. Johnson; Clerks, A. W.
Clark, H. B. Reed.
The Epworth League had a Hollow
e'en party Monday evening at the home
of C. A. Lindstrum. A very pleasant
evening was passed.
Elmer E. Leah, the gentlemanly
salesman of the Carpenter Paper com
pany, was in the city Friday in the
interests of his firm.
A double-header on the Norfolk
branch Tuesday morning. Prosperity
carrying beets to the factory, and there
are more in the yard here.
Foster k Smith Lumber Co. can
supply yon with Colorado coal, Excel
sior nut coal, Rock Vail lump, Maitland
lump, Trenton, (111.) lump coal. 2t
CautOS. Capes, Collarettes, Col
larettes, Jackets, Jackets, much cheap
er and much prettier than last year's.
Call and see. E. D. Fitzpatrick.
The Art department of the Woman's
club will meet with Miss Martha Turn
er, Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock. All
members are requested to be present.
Usual services in the Presbyterian
church next Sabbath. Morning subject,
"Doing what we Can." Evening, "Has
Every man his Price?" All are welcome.
There was a surprise party on Miss
Alma Segelke Saturday night, at which
a number of her young friends were
present, and passed an enjoyable evening.
Miss Ida Martin, who left here to
teach in Trinidad, Colo., last year, has
been very eick for two months past, but
expects to begin teaching again this
The Columbus Brewery has been
making improvements in their plant, in
fact they are always adding something
in the way of facilities for doing busi
ness. Friday morning, smoke ascended
nearly perpendicularly about 150 feet,
then spread out, indicating the dividing
line between the lower and the upper
All other business was laid aside in
Omaha Monday for people to attend the
fair, which is now a thing of the past.
The work of tearing down began yes
terday. There was some $800 difference in
the bids on Mr. Sibbernsen's new busi
ness house on Thirteenth street. E. O.
Hamilton's bid being the lowest, he got
Dr. Baker, physician and surgeon.
Residence, Seventeenth and Quincy.
Office, Olive at, first door north of Brod-
fuehrer Telephone: Office 20;
Goods, double fold,
from 10c up. See the latest styles from
35c to $1 per yard. It will pay you.
E. D. Fitzpatrick, the White Front Dry
Excessive moisture is said to be
threatening the corn crop over in Iowa.
Corn on stalks in the field is down, the
moisture prevents husking and rota the
ears in spots.
Charles Wilson, late of the regular
army, and who has seen service at Santi
ago, returned here Thursday. He went
to Omaha to look at the Exposition
through the last days.
The way to defeat Mr. Foster for
assessor is to vote for Mr. Shannon.
There is 'absolutely no reason why
Foster should be elected the good
reasons are all against him.
George Engel had such good success
last year with winter wheat (twenty-five
bushels to the acre on twenty acres),
that he has this fall put in ferty
which he says is looking fa.
Two locoaaotives aad ten freight
rers smashed in the railroad wreck
Sunday night two utiles west of Fre
mont. One tramp was esverely bruised;
no one seriously injured. .
We hear rumors of a field of 27 acres
of winter wheat in this neighborhood
yielding 42 bushels to the acre. We are
waiting "for the lame messenger" before
we make a note of it, by particulars.
T. L. Matthews passed through the
city Friday on his way home to Fremont
to register and return to Schuyler to
make a speech the same evening. He
spoke at Madison Thursday evening.
Thursday night the Platte Center
band would circle around under a street
light and play for the benefit of the
fusion meeting, followed by the drum
corps for the republican meeting, then
by the boys with tin horns for the .
The lsdies of the Methodist church
will give a chicken pie and oyster supper,
evening of election day, Nov. 8, at the
old Murdoch building, supper served at
6 o'clock, 25 cents. Oysters from 6 to
12 o'clock, p. m.
The Nebraska Central Irrigation
company have elected the following
officers: President, H. E. Babcock; first
vice-president, Fritz Jaeggi; second
vice-president, Adolf Jaeggi; secretary,
L Sibbernsen; treasurer, A. A. Kendall.
The man who spends the hours
which should be devoted to sleep, in
some other way, cannot properly do his
accustomed work, and the same applies
to school children. Teachers in such
matters must have the co-operation of
parents and guardians in order to do
Louisa, the infant and only child of
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Mielenz, aged 14
months,died Sunday of cholera infantum,
after an illness of one day. Funeral
services will beheld this (Tuesday) after
noon. Mr. and Mrs. Mielenz have the
sympathy of their friends in their great
Rev. Miokel has had returned to him
his railroad permit and his mail. Mr.
McFarland found them in the tool-box
of bis mower, where they had doubtless
been placed by the thieves, seeing they
were of no use to them quite a consid
erate thing to do, after all!
It was the Swiss friends who in
vaded the home of Rev. and Mrs. De
Geller Tuesday night of last week, sur
prised them in force, so to speak and had
an enjoyable social time till late in the
night. Handsome silver presents were
donated to Mr. and Mrs. DeGeller.
It is said that the Exposition au
thorities have decided to keep open the
gates at regular rates of admission for
as long a time as the public demands.
We suppose the amount of patronage
will decide the length of time. Later
information does not tally with this.
The Second Nebraska regiment was
mustered out Monday of last week. To
the 1,078 men on the rolls, $85,000 was
distributed. Those who were willing to
renew their service, either with the
First or Third Nebraska amounted to
156 names. Each private received pay
ment at the rate of $15.60 a month.
Arthur C. Sirams of Co. F., Madison,
died at Manila, October 23d of acute
diarrhoea; Alfred J. Erismann of Co. L
of Bennet, Oct. 22d, of typhoid fever;
Earl W. Osterhut, Oct 27 of typhoid
fever. The Lincoln Journal says the
last named is probably E. W. Ostenhaus
Co. E, David City.
Ladies, for the next 10 days, I will
sell at a special sale trimmed hats at
75c; walking hats 25o; sailors 25c; tarns
25c; fascinators 25c; hoods 20c; hose
10c; undervests 25c, etc., etc. These
prices are lees than cost to manufacture
them. Lay in your Bupply before they
are all gone. J. C. Fillman.
Fred. Stenger seems to be among
the fortunately situated farm owners so
far as the irrigating canal is concerned.
The ditch goes through the center of a
quarter section in such a way that all
the south eighty can be well irrigated,
and also quite a goodly portion of the
L Sibbernsen has purchased of
Charles Reinke the corner lot occupied
by .Murdook, Becher, Jaeggi k Co. and
the vacant 22 feet east of them on Thir
teenth street, 66x132, and will proceed to
erect a brick business house on the
heretofore vacant 22 feet. 'This is a val
uable bit of property.
The political assassin imitates the
method of the people who blew up the
Maine cowardly, cruel, and as secret as
possible, afraid to see the light, and
afraid to take the chances of open com
bat. Let us not be Spaniards. The
meanest American ought to be above
Vote for Wiggins for supervisor. He
has had abundant experience; is well
posted on all the important interests of
Platte county, and can go right along
with the good work which he has been
doing. A new man, a man inexperienced
in work of the kind, has to spend con
siderable time in learning what needs
Sidney L. Holman, in the early 70's
a citizen of Columbus, is now an attor
ney at law and land and loan agent at
Michigan City, Indiana. In all these
intervening years he has been a subscri
ber .to The Journal, and has doubtless
followed with interest the local history
of his former residence, where he had so
many warm friends.
H. P. Coolidge's mother, who was
83 years old at her birthday in July, has
sent him a crazy quilt of her own device
and make entire (all handstitched in the
last year), as a present for his 63rd birth
day. October 6. It is an exceedingly
nanasome quuc maae 01 snan, cssnmere
lined, and highly prized by H.P. as a
love token from his revered mother.
In the southern part of the atate,
which has been pestered so much by
chicken thieves, they have begun to set
gun traps for them. A colored man
sprung one of these at Lincoln Saturday
evening, and admitted that if the trap
hadn't .worked so well, he would have
got what he went after. He will recover
in a abort time, and is being cared for
in a hospital
. , -......-...
Boston's school board rules out all
schemes to collect money from pupils in
their public schools; among other evils
they claim that "it brings unnecessary
humiliation on children whose parents
are too poor to contribute their hard
earned money, whether the object be the
raising of a statue to Lafayette or raising
money for Mayor Quincy's music hall
The judges aad clerks of the city for
the coming election are: First ward, H.
G. Cross, J. 8. Freeman, F. A. Hagel;
Second, & E. Wiley, O. L. Baker, L
Gluck; Third, S. F. Mills, C. H. Ray
mond, C F. Glesson. Clerks, First, C.
E. Early, John Graff; Second, Jacob
Schram, E. H. Jenkins; Third, Dennis
O'Brien, J. M. Curtis.
The only way you can vote against
Senator Allen's re-election is to east
your ballot for Tannahill, Olson, and
Mubpht. Remember these names.
They are all republicans who will, when
they get to Lincoln, vote for some able
man to represent Nebraska in the United
States senate, and sustain our good
president in the work be has done.
One who has lately been out through
the country says that between Colum
bus and Creston is one of the very best
sections in Nebraska or in the west any
where, for that matter. Good farm,
dwelling houses, good barns, good
shelters for stock, orchards fenced, pas
tures, land under cultivation, forest and
shade trees, and every evidence of in
dustry thrift and prosperity.
A surplus in the pockets of the peo
ple is just the- same kind of "goodness"
for those people individually, as a sur
plus in the national treasury is for the
nation. In either case, the surplus is
muoh more convenient, agreeable, satis
factory and useful than a deficit. Vote
for the republican ticket. Send Norris
to congress, who will help see that the
surplus situation is continued.
B. S. Wyatt has been promoted by
the Singer Sewing Machine company and'
will remove to Grand Island, which will
be his headquarters. He will hereafter
have charge of all territory in Nebraska,
north of the Platte river except Douglas
and Sarpy county. Mr. Wyatt is to be
congratulated, as the promotion means
a nice increase in salary. Mr. and Mrs.
Wyatt have made many friends during
their stay here, who will regret their
departure. Norfolk Journal.
The Presbyterian and Congregation
al congregations united in services Sun
day evening at the Presbyterian church.
The 6:30 prayer meeting was led by Mrs.
Rev. Rogers. Misses Minnie Becker and
Bessie Sheldon gave splendid reports of
the annual state convention held in
Hastings. Special music was given by
the Congregational and Presbyterian
choirs and a beautiful solo by Miss
Miss Blanch Patrick assisted by
Misses Roasa Wiggins, Bessie Sheldon,
Minnie Becker, Anna Becker and Alice
Luth entertained friends to a Hallow
e'en party Monday evening. A gypsie
and her assistants told fortunes and the
whole evening was suggestive of ghosts.
The gentlemen present were Messrs.
Hayes, Campbell, Weaver, Chenewoth
At a meeting of butter-makers,
creamery men and others interested in
butter manufacture, Wednesday last at
Omaha, an association was formed,
George Haskell of Lincoln being elected
president, E. Lytle of Omaha secretary,
and Paul Hagel of this city treasurer.
Arrangements will be made at once to
make a creditable association exhibit at
the annual convention of national butter-makers
to be held at Sioux Falls in
A. M. Jennings received a letter
Monday from Wm. J. Thurston of Fitz
gerald, Georgia, under date of Oct. 27,
in which he tells of setting out straw
berry plants that day. That morning
they had the first frost of the season,
blackening tender tomato vines and the
like. The city is to get
artesian water for their water works, or
the contractor is not to have anything
for the wells. The electric light and
waterworks plant belongs to the city.
Thurston is well. Roy Jennings had
been home on a furlough and was all
Don't make a mistake. Vote for
Shannon for assessor, Wiggins for super
visor, Drake for county attorney, Tanna
hill and Olson for representatives, Mur
phy for senator, McAllister for district
judge, and the entire republican state
ticket as found under the eagle on page
two of The Journal. Don't make a
mistake, and don't be deceived by mere
talk. Do your own thinking, and vote
what you believe, what you know to be
Quite a number of pranks were
played Monday night by the Hallowe'en
raiders. It would, of course, take a
small army of police to keep down the
greater army of mischief-makers, but the
city, all the same, will have to pay some
body to replace the street and alley cross
ings disturbed. As usual, we suppose
the property of citizens that has been
disturbed will be cared for by the dis
turbed citizens at their own expense.
The three Guilds of the Grace Epis
copal church, will give a supper and
sale at Murdock's old store, Saturday
afternoon and evening, Nov. 5, for the
benefit of the church. The tables will
fairly groan under their load of good
things for the inner man. Many fancy
articles will be displayed. One entire
table containing the children's work.
Especial attention has been given to
our approaching Christmas time wants.
Mexican drawn work will form an im
portant feature at very low prices.
Charley Riley is home on a thirty
days furlough. Charley is one of the
regulars and says he is not sorry he en
listed. He sees visions of visiting Ma
nila and thinks before' he is done with
it he will be pretty far traveled. When
you see him on the street in his uniform
you mustn't take him for a street car
conductor because he don't like it, and
then besides you will show how green
you are. Charley isn't very fat either
but then he says he is fatter than he
was. Anyhow the boys all congratulate
him on getting home alive after his se
vere sickness. Albion Argus.
Mr. Smythe must have struck pretty
hard lines the evening he was in this
city. The audience was by no means
numerous from one-sixth to one-fourth
as many as turned out to hear Senator
Thurston in the opera house, in the
next block from where Smythe spoke
Maennerchor hall. Mr. Smythe con
fessed to a republican at Humphrey that
he had never had so little encourage
ment in conducting a meeting since be
had been in politics, ss he had in Co
lumbus. At Humphrey the hall was
about half full, and a good proportion
of them were republicans, who attended
out of curiosity to see what Smythe had
to offer in excuse for his diUtoriaess aa
Ho man should fail to vote, and cast
your ballot the same as you would if the
entire result depended upon your one
vote. The state of the country depen Js
upon the state of the people, and their
will should be clearly and strongly ex
pressed at the ballot, so that those who
are elected will know just exactly what
is expected of them, aad then they can
be held to that expectation.
The Schuyler Sun editor makes this
brief comparison between the two candi
dates for congress. Of Robison he says:
"He sat down with the look of a man
who had been trying hard to create
something out of nothing, and didnt
know whether be had been successful or
not. He is no such a speaker aa Judge
Norris, and he has not the breadth of
thought nor the knowledge of public
The assessor for Columbus is about
as important a local officer as we are
called upon to elect this fall. He should
be a man of good judgment, well
acquainted with the value of your prop
erty, which forms the basis cf the tax
levy; he should be at all times qualified
for business; he should be level-headed,
and capable of working on lines radiating
from good general principles. Vote for
Shannon, and be sure that you do, so
that there will be no possibility or prob
ability of electing Foster.
The east-bound train wrecked on
the U. P. west of Fremont Sunday night
was in three sections. The special had
orders to meet the first section at Valley
and the second at Fremont. The west
bound' train met the second section of
No. 20 at Fremont, but evidently didn't
notice that it carried signals for another
section, and the engineer on the second
section of No. 20, it is stated, did not
give the whistle signal calling attention
of the west-bound train that another sec
tion was following.
We are told that Supervisor Lisco is
especially anxious for the defeat of
Supervisor Wiggins. If so there must
be some especial reason, personal to Mr.
Lisco. The public are not especially
concerned in falling in with the schemes
of officials who are especially at work for
their own individual personal ends.
What Columbus and Platte county need
always on the county board is men that
you cannot "pass the hand through";
men who will do what they think is
right, and who will do their best to
ascertain what is the right; men who
have no special deals on hand; men who
neither domineer over others, nor are
domineered by others, and such is John
The leading features of the Ameri
can Monthly Review of reviews for No
vember are: The editorial comment on
the State and Congressional campaigns
(illustrated); an illustrated account of
the work of the "Y. M. C. A." in connec
tion with the army and navy during the
war with Spain, by Albert Shaw, an art
icle on "The Newspaper Correspondents
in the War," with numerous portraits;
Mr. Creelman's own story of his Santi
ago adventures; "Onida's" "Impeach
ment of Modern Italy," with Signor
Vecchia's reply; "The Nicaragua Canal
in the Light of Present Politics," by
Prof. L. M. Keasbey; and the Nicaragua
Canal and Our Commercial Interests,"
by Dr. Emory & Johnson.
The democrats and populists are
distributing a campaign dodger headed
"To the Nebraska Voter," purporting to
come from "Committee," and to be "a
statement of importance from the repub
lican association," whatever that may be.
But there is about the whole two-page
circular an air of scandal and slander,
without the name of the author any
where, or even a hint of where or by
whom it is printed. Whether or not
there is the least foundation in truth of
the charges made (which, by the way,
are all against George A. Murphy, re
publican candidate for lieutenant gover
nor), the manner of the thing is that of
the stiletto, a stab by a fiend, in the
dark. Look out for frauds and cheap de
vices of all kinds. A copy of. this cam
paign dodger can be seen at this office.
Qua. G. Becher, as guardian of Willie
Saner, has sent him to Chicago, where
he can live with his brothers Gus. and
Max, and attend school. He had been
attending commercial school at Omaha,
and has shown considerable aptitude for
telegraphy, to which he will devote him
self. Mr. Becher accompanied him to
Omaha Saturday. Willie will be remem
bered by Journal readers as the boy
who lost the four fingers of his left hand
about ten years ago at a railroad cross
ing in this city. He is now sixteen years
of age, and will doubtless be able to
make good use of his $2,000 obtained
from the railroad company, when he
becomes of age. His brothers are in
good positions at Chicago, and Willie
will have a better opportunity for
progress than the great multitude of
Journal readers who are Platte
county voters are mostly acquainted
with John Tannahill, either personally
or by. general repute. In his quiet, un
oetentious way he has done more in the
way of developing this section of Ne
braska to .what it now is, than many
men of- great pretentions to public
gratitude. When the government need
ed men in the War of the Rebellion, and
also in the Spanish-American contest,
Mr. Tannahill's services were proffered.
Whenever his services were accepted he
was found true to his trust, and a good,
loyal soldier of bis state and nation.
He is a long-time resident of the state,
and knows thoroughly the interests of
his constituency. He will support the
administration of President McKinley
by voting for a man for U. S. senator,
who will justly represent the people of
this state at the national capital.
Among those who visited the Fair
last week were: Mrs. Jas. Pearsall, Mrs.
C. H. Sheldon, Miss Bessie Sheldon,
Mrs. Wm. Dawson, Mr. and Mrs. John
Dawson, Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Lay and
family, M. K. Turner, Miss Martha
Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Boyd, Dave
Boyd, H. L Murdoch Mrs. Harry New
man, Miss Delia Newman, Mrs. J. Sac
rider, J. A. Turner, G. W. Turner, Sam
Gass, Miss Mary Henry, Gus. Becher,
Henry Gass, Emil Hoehen, Con. Keating,
Misses Elsie, Zura and Mary Morse,
Georgie Post, Mrs. W. N. Hensley, Mrs.
Jos. Frevert, Mrs. Geo. Bradshaw, Madge
Cuahing, G. W. Phillips and mother,
Miss Emma Cornils, Charles Segelke, D.
Shaff, Geo. Lehman, John Cornils, Hen
ry Welch, Walter Henry, J. A. Ernst,
W. T. Richly, O. L. Baker aad Carl
8. C. and C. C Gray were visitors in
Mrs. A. C.Ballou visited friends in
Roy Coraelius and Carl Hoehen visited
the Exposition Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boyd went to
the Exposition Thursday.
Mrs. Paul Krause of Albion spent
Sunday in town with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Oehlrich were at
the Exposition a portion of last week.
Miss Celia Wagner is taking a month's
vacation from teaching near Humphrey.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krause of Genoa
were in the city between trains Saturday.
Mrs. Page went to Omaha Saturday
to visit friends and see the Exposition.
J. H. Galley and family passed a
goodly portion of last week at the
Mrs. Otterpohl and children of Hum
phrey are visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Perry Loshbaugh and Mrs. Wm.
Hagel went to Schuyler Saturday to
Lon Galbraith was in the city Wed
nesday to see his brother Frank, who
had an arm broken.
Miss Martha Turner went to Omaha
Thursday for a- last two days look at
Burt Coolidge spent four days at
home here with his parents, returning
to Lead, S. D., Monday.
Mrs. G. W. Brown visited her sister,
Mrs. Turner last week, going up Sunday
to visit her son in Humphrey.
Rev. St. Louis and family of Humphrey
visited the Cross family ever Friday on
their way home from the Fair.
J. G. Reeder and family returned Sat
urday from their trip to Erie, Pennsyl
vania, very much pleased with their
Mr. Wagner, a prosperous young far
mer near Monroe, was one of the U. P.
passengers Thursday morning for the
Mrs. Wrigbter and baby will return
home to Wyoming Saturday after spend
ing tho summer with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. Tiffany. Miss Lonella Tiffany
will return with her sister.
Far the Soldier.
James D. Gage, assistant adjutant
general, Lincoln, Neb., has been ap
pointed forwarding agent by friends of
the soldier boys, to ship donations.
Those for the 1st regiment must be
prepared at once so as to reach Manila
by Christmas, and must be shipped by
Nov. 15. That for the 3d by Dec. 1.
Friends of the boys at each home
station are to organize and communi
cate. Each soldier is to be sent a box not
larger than 18x8x8 inches, made of pine.
These to be put in a strong shipping
case large enough to hold 50 individual
Clothing or trinkets of any kind may
be sent in safety. Of edibles, fruit cake,
preserves, jellies or any canned goods
may be sent, but no fruit or cooked food
of any kind other than that named
above should be included.
Mr. Gage suggests that each box
might contain 2 undershirts, all wool; 2
pairs of draws, all wool; 6 cotton stock
ings, 6 colored handkerchiefs, 6 medium
sized Turkish towels, hair brush, comb,
tooth brush, one dozen needles, ono
spool of black linen thread, one dozen
Eants buttons, one dozen pearl shirt
uttons, one small pin cushion and pins,
one dozen stamped envelopes, six of
them directed to the mother or dear
friend of the soldier, one quart of home
made pickles, one quart of cherries, one
pound of fruit cake, one pint of grated
horseradish. The committee at each
company station is asked to see that
each soldier in the company receives a
box, whether he has friends in the com
munity or not. If this is done no sol
dier will be slighted.
This work must be done by the com
mittee at the home station, and attend
to it at once. If not, then the boys from
that station will be left out in the cold.
The members of the G. A. R. are ex
pected to lend a helping band. Who
knows better than they the benefit de
rived from such work?
We give, below, a letter bearing upon
this subject, directed to Comrade Brock
of this city, all of which, in summary at
least, it would be well for local papers to
make mention of. Everything that
beare upon the welfare of the boys
away from home, in their country's ser
vice is especially worthy of close and
prompt attention, so as to reach them:
Washington, Oct. 26, 1898.
J. R. Brock.
Columbus. Neb. P.O. Box 61.
Sir: In reply to your letter of the
24th instant, I am directed by the
Quartermaster General to inform you
that boxes weighing not to exceed
twenty-five pounds for each soldier, will
be forwarded to Manila from San Fran
The boxes should be carefully ad
dressed, care of Depot Quartermaster,
San Francisco. California, and sent
charges prepaid to that point.
The last steamer is expected to sail
from San Francisco for Manila about
Nov. 15, 1898.
Col. k Quartermaster U. S. Vol.
LET US REXEXBER OUR BOYS.
In compliance with the above commu
nication, we the undersigned, have ap
pointed Col. H. T. Spoerry, Mrs. W. N.
Hensley and Mrs. J. B. Gietzen as com
mittee to collect Christmas gifts for
members of Co. K, First Nebraska Vol
unteers, which was raised in Columbus,
Nebr., now stationed at Manila; also
those at Honolulu.
E. D. Fitzpatrick, Mayor.
J. H. Galley, Com. Baker Post.
Vete for McAllister.
The editor of Schuyler Sun has this
to say of the Columbus candidate for
The election of W. A. McAllister to
the bench of this district means the
election of one of Nebraska's pioneer
citizens, a ripe scholar, a number one
lawyer and as. honest and upright a
gentleman as ever lived. We owe it to
our party to give him all tho support we
possibly can, not so much because he is
a republican but because we know him
to be capable and worthy of the place.
No one will ever regret supporting Mr.
McAllister and hie election should be as
earnestly desired as any man on the
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Senator Thurston was greeted Thurs
day evening st the opera house by a
splendid audience, whom he entertained
with one of his characteristic speeches,
to which no report can do justice. He
completely vindicated the course of the
republican party in the conduct of the
war against Spain, and denounced those
who have been finding fault simply and
only for the sake of finding fault.
He gave a few of the undoubted and
unchallenged evidences of the better
times that had been promised by the
republicans in the event of McKinley's
He denounced Senator Allen for his
general course in the senate on war
measures, after the first providing of
money to begin war operations.
He severely denounced the opposition
for defeating a measure introduced by
the republicans, providing a method for
allowing the soldiers away from home to
Also for defeating another measure
authorizing the enlistment of negro
soldiers to send into the regions of the
enemy which, by reason of the hot and
wet climate were well known to be ex
ceedingly dangerous to men of the north,
not enured to the climate, but compara
tively safe to the negro, whose delight
is the warmth of the tropic sun.
He said that he hadn't heard the sil
ver issues discussed this year, except in
a graveyard, which he thought was a
very appropriate place for such discus
sion. It is really a dead issue. He re
garded the dollar much as he did the
flag. He wanted it at least as good as
the best anywhere, and to be honored
and respected at its full value anywhere
on earth, just as it is today.
The only thing that may properly be
called a political issue now is the dispo
sition of the fruits of the war, and they
were being garnered all right, if the
administration shall be sustained by the
people at the coming election in the
choice of congressmen who will not
throw obstructions in the way, and sen
ators who will do duty as patriots in
furthering the good work done by our
army and navy until peace shall be
assured beyond a doubt.
Railroad tta Killr d.
Tho worst wreck on the U. P. in years.
The three men killed Wednesday
morning of last week at 5:25 in the
wreck at Silver Creek were:
Samuel Hindman, engineer, married
and aged 52 years.
William Ronan, fireman, married and
leaves a wife with several children.
William B. Shannon, brakeman, mar
ried. All were residents of Omaha.
John A. Griffing, also of Omaha, is
The collision was" between regular
westbound freight train No. 27, and an
extra westbound stock train, the former
running into the rear of the latter, those
killed riding on the engine of the second
train when it plunged into the extra.
The two trains were running about
five minutes apart and were going at a
rate of about forty miles an hour, before
the station was reached. At Silver
Creek, says the Bee, the extra stopped
and the rear brakeman was sent back to
signal the second train.
The caboose and four freight cars
were crumbled into small pieces.
Engineer Hindman was thrown back
into the tender, crushed by falling coal,
and badly scalded.
Fireman Boaan was pinned in be
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tween the locomotive and the tender,
the lower part of his body being crushed
in a terrible manner. He died at 9 Wed
Brakeman Shannon was riding on the
engine at the time and died Wednesday
Locomotive No. 774 was pretty badly
smashed, the pilot torn off and all the
light work about the forward part of the
Louis Held is a good man in hie
way, but John Wiggins has had experi
ence as supervisor, and, as captain of
our county ship of state during prob
ably the most trying time in her hietory,
commanded with good success, and
should be continued in the oflke for the
coming term. Let Louis pick up a bit
more experience as city alderman, before
we promote him to practically the exer
cise of the most important functions of
county government. Vote for Wiggins.
Hon. T. L. Matthews of Fremont,
republican candidate for state-auditor,
will address his fellow-citizens tomorrow,
Thursday evening, at Maennerchor hall.
Everybody is invited. Mr. Matthews is
regarded as one of the brightest and best
political speakers in Nebraska, and,
according to all reports of his ability,
those who hear him tomorrow evening
will have a rare intellectual treat. Turn
out, everybody, and crowd the house to
its utmost capacity. A good, large audi
ence of intelligent and appreciative list
eners is an inspiration to any public
speaker. When you go, expecting a
good speech, you get it, if the man is at
all capable of giving it, and in this case,
you are sure to get an excellent speech.
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