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WVXX4 MiMiasippi Exposition.
Linseed Oil Cake
Oehlrich - Bros.
PAPER I i
We have just received our
second large shipment of
. consisting of 2000 rolls, mostly
of the fashionable reds and 5
greens and can show the larg-
est selections of desirable pat-
terns in central Nobraska.
We also carry everything in
Paints, White Lead and 5
Oil; Varnishes, Window
(J lass, Brushes, Etc.
We invite you to call and get 2
our estimate when needing S
S anything in this line. Com- s
c petent paper hangers and s
5 painters furnished on short 5
Selliut? Wall Paper and
Wheat, spring, fjJ bushel.. Gl
Wli.ut, winter bushel... 58
Corn,-ear bushel 24
Corn, shelled bushel... 2C
Oats- bushel 21
Rye - bushel 42fc0
Hogs- cwt 3 20 3 80
Fat cattle- ewt 4 00 4 SO
Potatoes -y bushel 75 1 20
Eggs doeen 10
Markets corrected every Tuesday af
ternoon. Herrick for refrigerators. 3t
Ripe, red cherrios at Mrs. Young's.
- Fine job work done at The Joohnai,
Dr. Naumann, dentist, Thirteenth
Born, Monday night to Mrs. C. A.
Lut z, a son.
Room moulding, 2 cents per foot, at
Best meals in town for 25c at
DR. SEYMOUR here in July for
ONE DAY ONLY.
Dr. L. C Vobb, Homeopathic physi
cian, Columbus, Neb.
C. A. Speice was at his place of
business again yesterday.
Born. Sunday morning, to Mrs. John
Lehman, a 14-pound son.
Mrs. M. Alits has been seriously
eick for several weeks past.
Wo can get for you any newspaper
or magazine you may wish.
Col. J. R. Meagher is agent at Avery,
on the Union PaciGc line near Omaha.
M. J. Smith recently of Schuyler,
has opened a store on Eleventh street.
Dra. Martyn, Evans & Geer, office
throe doors north of Friedhofs store, tf
Chicago Inter Ocean and Columbus
Jookxal, one year, in advanoe $1.75. tf
Do not fail to see our 8-foot galvan
ized steel mill for $25.00. A. Dussell &
Stamp photos and photo buttons at
Patterson & McG ill's studio, ground
Seems very little trouble to rain
this season. Every evening brings mois
ture, and plenty of it.
Good meals served every day with
ice cream for dinner at Mrs. Phenny's,
tirst door west of Galley's.
Mrs. Andrew Anderson, who was
badly injured in the Herman tornado,
died at Blair Monday night.
Gettelman's Pure Malt Beer, the
finest Milwaukee produces, at Wm.
Bucher's Beer Garden. 24aug
Information and California literature
on request. J. Francis, General Pass
enger Agent, Omaha, Neb. 4t
Dr. W. I. Seymour, Omaha's emin
ent optician, is to visit Columbus. Do
not miss the chance of seeing him.
There was a large crowd of people
at Boms' grove Sunday at the picnic of
the American-Swiss band of Duncan.
A first-class meal with ice cream for
dinners, also lunch at all hours at Mrs.
Phenny's, first door west of Galley's.
For fine photos, sure to please, call
at the ground floor studio, Olive street.
Patterson McGill, photographers, tf.
A large crowd of children gathered
at the home of Dr. Mieeeler Saturday
afternoon, the guests of Minnie Miessler.
Furnished rooms with or without
board, can be had of Mrs. C. Cushing.
11th street, one block from U. P. depot 4
Fifty thousand young pike were de
posited in the Loup river by the fish
comnrianoiftrom their car the other day.
The Monroe Looking Glass says it
has received notice of the death of L N.
Taylor, but gives no further information.
J. C. Fillman visited his Boone
county possessions last week, and is
very well pleased with the prospect for
Have your eyes examined by Oma
ha's noted eye specialist. Dr. W. L
Seymour, who will visit Columbus in
Wm. Schilz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and usee only the very
best stock that can be procured in the
Baptist church, J. D. Pulis, pastor.
Services June 25, 11 a. m., and 8 p. m.
Morning-"His Mind in us." Evening
'The Things Certain."
I Enquire of Herrick. 3-3t
Ripe, red cherries at Mrs. Young's.
Mrs. George Sprecher, one of the
early settlers of central Nebraska, has
been very ill the past week at her home
Mr. and Mrs. George Thomazin
were in the city last Thursday. George
reports the country in their direction
looking very fine.
FARMERS, ATTENTION. You
can get an 8-foot Freeport Galvanized
steel windmill from A. Dussell & Son
for only $25.00. tf
Thk Jocbnal is indebted to its old
friend, L J. Nichols of Creston for
recent favors one of the best of men
on general principles.
Prof. Garlichs has begun practicing
for another operetta "Titani," which he
will give soon. He will have about 200
children in the chorus.
For relief and comfort in Asthma
BALLARD'S HOREHOUND SYRUP
has no equal. Price, 25 and 50 cents.
Dr. A Heintz and Pollock & Co.
Four high school scholars recently
spelled against four citizens of Greely,
the citizens all failing, while none of the
scholars, it is said, missed a word.
Mat Calto has word of the serious
illness of his father, Henry Calto, of
Fredonia, Wisconsin. He is now 83
years old, and has been married 52 years.
Hazel and Harvey Risb, children of
W. H. Riflh of Norfolk, were made sick
by eating freely of bean candy, the
poison supposed to be in the coloring
The commencement exercises of the
St. Francis Academy will be held next
Monday afternoon the 26tb. A splendid
program has been prepared for the oc
casion. For Sale, some rare specimens of
birds from South America, also some
hand-drawn work. Anyone interested
is asked to inquire at The Journal
Michael Welsh has received a letter
from his son, Frank V., dated May 13,
in which, among other things, it is
stated that he is serving as orderly to
The game of base ball Sunday be
tween Schuyler and Columbus nines re
sulted in 14 to 8 in favor of Columbus,
stopping at the 8th inning on account
of the rain.
Dr. Baker, physician and surgeon.
Residence, Seventeenth and Quincy.
Office, Olive st, first door north of Brod-
fuehrer Telephone: Office 20; resi
dence 46. tf
Omaha is expecting to entertain the
First Nebraska on its return from Ma
nila. Among the propositions is a gold
medal for each soldier, the total cost
Best mixed paint, sold by
Herman Oehlrich & Bro. Call
for B. P. S. (Best Paint Sold).
Also best grades of white lead
and oil. ni2.
As Dr. Seymour has many appoint
ments made by mail, those anxious to
consult him regarding their ey 69, should
call as early as possible. Will be in
Mrs. Mary Legg, a former resident
of Fremont aged about 90 years, died
Thursday at the Old Ladies' Home in
Omaha. She had been totally blind for
about seven years.
On the first page of today's Journal
will be ""found a pretty full description
of the terrible disaster at Herman last
week doubtless the worst storm ever
known in the state.
July 15 is the day fixed upon for the
Bryan picnic at Humphrey, and the
committee will make every preparation
to entertain the large crowd that will
doubtless be present.
John Clark came down from Platte
Center Saturday. That thriving burg is
to have a new Catholic church of large
dimensions, and is also planning for a
system of waterworks.
R. B. Sutton of Monroe was in the
city Monday. He has bought a half
interest in the Carrig calf, which is now
two years old and is an interesting freak
of nature, an 8-legged creature.
Omaha sent above a thousand dol
lars to the Herman sufferers Friday.
They will need help for two weeks.
People who before the storm were well-to-do,
have literally nothing left.
Fob Sale: Purebred Duroc Jersey
pigs, from registered stock; four or five
dollars per head. I must sell these pigs,
to make room, call at the farm or
barber shop. L. G. Zinnecker. tf.
You probably will never find a bet
ter season for investing in Nebraska
land than this one that we are now en
joying, at least it looks that way to The
Journal. Buy while the price is down.
Saturday, July 15, is the day fixed
by the Humphrey people for the recep
tion to W. J. Bryan, and they are invit
ing everybody to come and see them,
whether they believe in Bryan's politics
or against them.
Hardly a day passes, in families
where there are children, in which BAL
LARD'S SNOW LINIMENT is not
needed. It quickly cures Cuts, Wounds,
Bruises, Burns and Scalds. Price 25
and 50 eta. Dr. A. Heintz and Pollock
Biennial Convention, International
Epworth League Indianapolis, Ind.,
July 20 to 23rd. For this occasion, the
Union Pacific will sell tickets at one
fare for round trip. For dates of 6ale
and further information call on W. H.
H. J. Hudson was at Logan, Iowa,
last week, on church business. While
on the Iowa side he saw the storm
clouds which struck Herman. He says
they appeared in shape, like two im
mense cigars, nearly parallel, one a little
behind the other.
If your sight is blurred with specks
and spots floating before your eyes, orl
you have pains on the right side under
the ribs, then your liver is deranged,
and you need a few doses of HERBINE
to regulate it. Price 50 cents. Dr. A.
Heintz and Pollock & Co.
The question now is What is Colum
bus to do for street lighting? The val
uation is quite a bit lower, and the
amount of levy cannot be increased, so
that it seems, Columbus must depend
for light on free contributions, go back
to the occupation tax, or go dark.
George H. Kingham passed through
the city Monday on his way home to
Chicago from Albion, where he has
been nearly three weeks. He notes a
great many changes in Nebraska in the
last eight years.
Rev. Frank Crane of Chicago deliv
ered the commencement lecture at
David City. A slight admission fee was
charged, and thus laughing and talking
during the speaking were got rid of.
No complimentary tickets were given
out, not even to parents of members of
Carl T. Seeley, formerly editor of
the Madison Chronicle and one of the
best-known newspaper men in the state,
was married last Wednesday morning to
Miss Minnie Steen, formerly u resident
of Clarke and well known to many
Journal readers. The Journal ex
Among the relatives who were here
to attend the wedding of Miss Gerrard
and Mr. Pound were: Mrs. Pound and
daughter of Lincoln; Miss Clara Weaver,
Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Gerrard,
Mr. and Mrs. Burt Strother, Mrs. Henry
Gerrard and Mrs. Matson of Monroe.
A farmer drops in to tell us that
when Burgess mentions the populist at
the tail end of the list of bad things in
Nebraska, as the least of all, he makes a
big mistake, because wrong thinking is
not a, small mistake; in government
matters the consequences are nearly al
Mrs. Sadie Hart Miller, the Osteo
path, meets patients in Columbus on
Monday, Wednesday and Friday of. each
week. All curable diseases treated
withut the use of drugs or knife. Office
first door north of Pollock's drug store.
Hours from 10 a. m., to 4 p. in. Con
sultation free, tf
A sallow, jaundiced skin is a symp
tom of disordered liver, as it springs
from biliary poisons retained in the
blood, which destroy energy, cheerful
ness, strength, vigor, happiness and life
HERBINE will restore the natural func
tions of the liver. Price 50cents. Dr. A.
Heintz and Pollock & Co.
Adam Staab and family arrived in
Leigh last Wednesday from Hay Springs,
where they have been living, and have
come to stay, says the Leigh World.
Adam has a position in G. C. Hull's
store as clerk. He and his famdy are
well known in Platte county, and we are
all glad they are back again.
Come to the Presbyterian church
next Saturday and Sabbath evenings,
June 2425, at 8 p. m., and hear one of
the best of the national temperance
lecturers. She will also conduct a
ladies' meeting at three p. in., Sabbath.
Lecture free. A collection taken up at
the close. Come one, come all.
Gertie Russell, the girl charged with
infanticide, had her preliminary before
Judge Hale, all day Wednesday and up
to noon, Thursday. Sho was bound
over to the district court in the sum of
$2,500, and failing to give bail, was
placed in jail the waiting room in the
court house. Butler County Press.
At Ean Claire, Wisconsin, last Sun
day, the New Richmond tornado was
the subject of the sermons, the general
sentiment being that it was a mysteri
ous dispensation of Providence, but Rev.
Joseph Moran of the Episcopal church
said it was the devilish work of an un
known power, and not the act of God.
Prof. Garlichs asks that about 300
children of the city meet him Thursday
afternoon at 2 o'clock in the opera house
to arrange for the Fourth of July cele
bration. Besides having a large chorus
of singers, Prof. Garlichs is preparing
large floats for the parade, where all the
states of the union will be represented.
We notice that our friend W. C.
Phillips of Lincoln has received the
nomination for clerk of the district
court. As this honor by the republi
cans of Lancaster county is considered
equivalent to an election, the politicians
are beginning to figure on places and
Thomas Shea died Saturday C p. m.
at St. Mary's hospital, this city. He had
been ill several days, and was brought
to the hospital Saturday. Stricken
with heart failure, he expired in a few
minutes afterward. He was about 07
years old, 3d had lived near Platte
Center a number of years. The remains
were taken to his home Sunday morn
ing for burial.
County Clerk Phillips informs us
that the valuation of the city is about
921,000 less than ever before. Among
the reasons given are twelve blocks of
the original plat of the city washed away
by the Loup, and stricken from the tax
list. Millard addition, platted in 1890,
by an order of court vacated last fall;
and reduction of bank stock to the
amout of some $140,000.
The Northwestern Yeast Company
of Fond du Lac, Wis., and Chicago, HI.,
are out again this year distributing free
samples of their now famous Yeast
Foam. There is hardly a man, woman
or child in the United States not familar
with the good qualities of this favorite
bread raiser. You make no mistake
when you buy Yeast Foam at 5c. a
package and refuse to take imitations.
Sure enough, it is a wonderful
season for the growth of vegetation in
Nebraska, and here is one. sample of
what is being done in greater or less de
gree all over Nebraska in this last year
of the century. At the farm of Christ
Wuetbrich in the valley four miles west
of Columbus, a leaf of pie plant was
found which measured around its outer
edge fourteen feet as large as a good
sized breakfast table.
William, the 12-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. William Connor, northwest of
the city, died Wednesday last, after an
illness of nine days. We understand
that an autopsy showed that appendici
tis was the cause of the death, a grain of
wheat being found lodged. The funer
al took place Thursday, Rev. Mickel offi
ciating, the M. W. A. taking charge.
The family have the sincere sympathy
of the public in their bereavement
A column article in the Sunday
Chicago Inter Ocean by C. D. Thomp
son in regard to Nebraska is neatly
written, telling of the advantages of
what was once called the "Great Ameri
can Desert," and as Mr. Thompson says,
"has never been anything else than a
misnomer." He states that when we
get the new railroad from Yankton, S.
Da., through to the south (which will
pass through Columbus) Omaha will be
the Gate City to the west
John Rhoades, formerly a rough
rider, is the inventor of a new way of
saving towns from waterspouts by shoot
ing the latter with salt. lie bought
four old cannon in Cuba, and brought
them to Hennessey, where citizens pur
chased them. When a cyclone appears
on the horizon, Rhodes mounts a horse,
rushes to the cannon and fires the salt
into the cloud. June 13 it is thought
the town would have been destroyed
had it not been for the shot
The Washington Post makes an
outcry against overloading the curricu
lum of the public school by a general
movement intended to compress into
the few years allowed to the average
child for schooling an amount of work
that could not well be performed in two
decades; not only the children but the
teachers are overloaded, and the result
is that instead of thorough training in
a few indispensable branches there is a
scanty nibble at many tempting things.
July 15th, Saturday, at Humphrey,
is the day that so many are looking for
ward to as a day of outing. The silver
advocates are making great calculations
on accessions to their ranks, or at least
a stirring up or enthusiasm for the
cause, but we are of the opinion that
they will be disappointed in both these
respects. The situation is against them,
so far as the administration of the gen
eral government is concerned, and it is
certainly not in their favor, so far as
county or state affairs are concerned.
Assignments of teachers have been
made as follows: First ward. Miss
Anna Hoehen principal and teacher of
4th and 5th grades; Miss Rickly, 2d and
3d grades; Miss Emma Dawson, 1st
grade. Second ward, M. M. Rothlight
ner, principal and teacher of 7th grade;
Miss Znra Morse, 3d and 4th grades;
Mrs. Glidden 1st and 2d grades. Third
ward, Mrs. S. C. Brindley, principal and
teacher of 1st grade; Miss Pearl Mos
grove, 2d and 3d grades; Miss Alice
Watkins, 4th and 5th. In the high
school building I. H. Britell, principal,
R. M. Campbell and W. S. Weaver, as
sistants; Mr. Latham, 8th grade. Miss
Fitzgerald, Gth and 7th grades; Miss
Alice Luth, 3d and 4th; Miss Sheeban,
1st and 2d. Prof. Garlichs was elected
instructor in music.
HE St. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, about three miles southeast of
Humphrey, is perhaps the largest
building is 75x28 feet, with a steeple 75 feet high; a brick veneer with a neatly
furnished interior. On the 22d of March last, twenty-five years bad passed away
since the foundation of the parish. On May 29th, a large celebration of the anni
versary was held. The congregation is composed of fifty families and is in every
way prosperous. The building is estimated to have cost about $4,570, without
the furniture, which amounts to over a thousand dollars. A good school is con
nected with the church and entirely supported by the tuition of the pupils. The
ten acres owned by the church was given by Wm. Eimers of Humphrey.
Manila, June 19. The Utah artil
lery, it is understood, will accompany
the Nebraska regiment on the Hancock,
leaving their guns here. The U. S.
transport Sherman, which sailed from
San Francisco, May 24, with 1,800 men
and 75 officers, under command of Brig.
Gen. Fred D. Grant, has arrived here,
after a smooth voyage. One privnte
died after the transport's arrival.
Meadow Grove Correspondence in
Battle Creek Republican: While re
turning from his appointment at Mt
Hope chnrch on Sunday, Rev. Leedom
and wife met with quite a misfortune.
The neckyoke of his buggy was caught
in the wheel of a vehicle ahead letting
the tongue fall to the ground. The
team became frightened, and in trying
to control them Mr. Leedom let one line
drop and in trying to secure it, was
thrown from the buggy. The team then
ran about 20 rods when the tongue ran
into the ground throwing the top back
ward, Mrs. Leedom with it Mr. Lee
dom was not badly hurt, but Mrs. Lee
dom, falling as she did, was injured
quite badly and is suffering a great deal
at the present time.
H. G. Cross has a relic of the Herm
an storm. He was right under the
storm clouds at Rogers, that afterwards
burst upon Herman, and later along be
drove over to the latter place, where his
brother-in-law, Andrew Jones and family
live. He says it is an utter impossi
bility to give anything like a descrip
tion of how things look'. The usual in
consistencies were noticeable a water
tank weighing many tons, carried several
blocks, and an ordinary wash tub not
moved from a corner of the house where
it stood. For six or eight blocks in the
town you could walk on the heaped-np
rubbish without touching, the street.
His conclusion is that a cellar or cyclone
cave, and cyclone insurance are the only
safeguards. Mr. Cross' relic is a piece
of cottonwood, the bark all pealed off.
Captain T. H. Russell died at Dead
wood, S. D., on June 6. He will be re
membered by the old citizens of Neligh
as commanding the first expedition that
started for and reached the Black Hills.
With a large company he passed through
this city during October 1874, and
for a couple of days was camped a
short distance west. Many supplies, in
cluding flour were purchased at this
point Neligh Leader. J. J. Bump,
of this city, was a member of that com
pany and started with it from Colum
bus. Mr. Bump was much grieved to
hear of the death of his old time friend.
The history of that trip as told by Mr.
Bump would fill a good sized volume of
very interesting reading, involving as it
does the trials and tribulations, both
serious and comical, incidental to the
exploration of a new country filled with
Joseph, the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Eder of this city died Sunday and
was buried Monday, the funeral services
being held at the M. E. church and con
ducted by Rev. N. A. Martin. It will be
romembered that these people lost a
daughter the last part of April and the
son has been ill ever since. The disease
was supposed to be spinal meningitis
but developed other complications
which caused the little fellow's death.
He was 6 years, 11 months and 11 days
old. The parents are, indeed, to be
sympathized with in their double
bereavement Schuyler Sun.
Deputy Collector C.P.& Williams
has been in Seward for several days
past, looking up matters connected with
internal revenue. He spent some time
at the office of the county clerk and at
the banks, and found a good many docu
ments that had not been properly
stamped according to law. In each case
the document has to be sent to the col
lector of internal revenue, with an
amount equal to the omitted stamp
and a penalty of $5.00. It is understood
that the collector will remit the penalty
in most cases. The law has been in
terpreted in so many different ways that
it is not strange that errors have been
made in the stamping of documents.
The Central Nebraska Bankers' as
sociation was organized here last week
by the election of E. F. Folda, Schuyler,
president; A Anderson, Columbus, vice
president; P. E. McKillip, Humphrey,
secretary; Thos. Wolf, David City, treasurer.-
The dato of the next meeting, the
second Tuesday in May, 1900, at Colum
bus. The meeting here last week was
presided over by Felda of Schuyler,
McKillip of Humphrey being secretary.
Mayor Fitzpatrick made the speech of
welcome, Arnold of Osceola responding.
A program had Iwen arranged for the
occasion which elicited considerable in
terest: Competition, Thos. Wolfe of
David City; Interest on Deposits, P. L.
Hall, Lincoln; Same, Jas. A. Cline,
Minden; Express Money Orders, II.
Arnold, Osceola; Shipping Currency
mail or express. W. C. Kerr, Central
City; Sugar Beets, C. Cersack, North
Bend; Cattle Paper, P. E. McKillip,
Humphrey; Exchange on Checks and
Drafts, J. A. Richenbacb, Risiug City.
country church in this county. The
wild animals and savage and treacher
ous Indians. Albion News.
Miss Grace, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Leander Gerrard, was married
Saturday afternoon at the home of the
bride's parents, at 5 o'clock, to Mr.
Roscoe Pound of Lincoln, Rev. Weed of
the Episcopal church performing the
ceremony. The ceremony was witnessed
by about forty-live guests, almost all
relatives of the family. The bride,
robed in pearl white satin with cheffon
with her father, met the groom and the
minister iu the front parlor, all march
ing in to the strains of Mendelssohn's
Wedding March, played by Miss Mary
Henry. The ceremony was beautiful
and impressively rendered, the audience
all standing. After the congratulations,
the company was invited to the large
dining room, where an elegant supper
was served. The couple were profusely
showered with rice as they waited for
the evening train. They will spend
about three weeks in the west and after
July 17th, will be at home at 1632, L.
Street, Lincoln. Miss Gerrard was
born in Columbus, and with the excep
tion of attending the State University
where she graduated, she has lived here
all her life. She has many talents and
all ifio virtues of an excellent woman.
Mr. Pound is a son of Judge Pound of
Lfncoln. He has gained a large prac
tice in law and has every prospect of a
brilliant future before him. The many
friends of the happy couple wish them
a life of prosperity and bliss.
W. N. Hensley, jr., of this city was
the successful candidate at Norfolk last
week for the West Point cadetship. In
the examination Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday, in studies, such as history,
grammar, algebra, etc., he stood second
among twenty -one candidates, being
five-sevenths of a point under the first,
but this candidate was rejected physic
ally, standing no show at all, while
Hensley was first in the physical exami
nation. If he passes the examination at
West Point, he will, as we understand
it, be entitled to four years' thorough
schooling such as is given by the gov
ernment at the .West Point military
school with $400 a year and expenses
paid, after which he will be under obli
gations to serve the U. S. government
in a military capacity for four years,
wherever assigned. It is regarded as a
fortunate thing for any young man an
assignment to a cadetship and it has
meant a good deal to many of our men
who later became prominent in military
it the predisposition to worms in
children is not cured they may become
emaciated, weakly and in danger of con
vulsions. WHITE'S CREAM VERMI
FUGE is the most successful and popu-
lax remedy. Price 25 cte. Dr. A. Heintz
and Pollock & Co.
M. H. Watts was in North Bend Fri
day. Mrs. W. L. Thomas of Lincoln is visit
ing Mrs. Frazell.
C. W. Stevenson of Fremont was in
the city Monday.
Mrs. Stewart and son Robert of Silver
Creek were in the city Friday.
Miss Anna Becher arrived in the city
Wednesday from Omaha, and is visiting
George Menzerof Richland was in the
city over Sunday visiting with O. D.
Mrs. Trainer of Chicago is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Belford, one mile north
Mrs. C. W. Spicer of Louisiana is vis
iting with her sister, Mrs. Frank Sto
venson. Mr. and Mrs. John Crann are making
several weeks' visit to their old home in
Mrs. J. E. Erskine and son Vernon
went yesterday to Yankton, S. D., for a
month's visit with her sisters.
Misses Martha and Amy Galley of
Creighton are visiting their cousin, Miss
Delia Newman and other relatives.
Mrs. Bradly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
G. W. Elston is visiting her parents.
Her husband is engaged as operator in
the U. S. signal service.
Messrs. Carl, Allen and Burt AIoKin-
uie of St. Louis returned home Wednes
day last, after spending two weeks with
relatives, the Turner family.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Kingsley of Mead
ville, Pa., have been visiting Mr. and
Mrs. John S. Freeman. Mr. Kingsley
was teacher in this neighborhood years
Mr. and Mrs. Temple and son Bird of
Loup City returned home lust week,
after visiting Bird Ellis and other
friends. The Temple family will be re
membered as living on the Butler farm,
5 miles north of town several years ago.
Mrs. Prof. McClintock of Omaha vis
ited Mrs. M. Brugger Saturday on her
way home from Madison, where she had
been visiting her parents, Rev. and Mrs.
Little, former residents of Columbus.
Prof. McClintock is one of the teachers
in the Omaha high school.
The twenty-second annual session of
the Platte County Teachers' Institute
convened Monday morning in the high
The examination usually given at the
close of the session was given this year
at the beginning, the last four days of
last week: so that there was nothing to
do but to begin at once upon the work
of the session which was opened on time
by Sup't Leavy placing every one at
ease with a few appropriate words of
welcome, direction and cheer. He then
introduced the instructors who spoke
briefly, and the regular work of tho ses
sion was begun by Sup't Bigelow or
Falls City, in the subject of arithmetic.
The work has been progressing satis
factorily since, though the teachers re
gret that Sup't O'Connor of Norfolk
cannot be with them. Sup't A. U.
Bigelow of Falls City has charge of the
work in arithmetic, geography, history
and opening exercises.
Sup't Williams of our city schools has
charge of the work in physiology and
Prof. A. E. P. Parsons, supervisor of
writing and drawing at Creston, Iowa, is
giving a very practical course in those
subjects. It will be much enjoyed.
In the afternoon Miss Nettie A. Saw
yer of Grinnell. Iowa, gives work in
primary methods, and has already
aroused much interest.
In addition to the above, Sup't Bige
low is giving somo very practical lec
tures in pedagogy, didactic, literature,
etc. His lecture upon the importance
of teaching history in all grades and its
value as a practical school study was
certainly very convincing and the best
to which the writer has ever listened.
There is a session each day for tho
consideration of general business, fol
lowed by closing exercises.
This, Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock
the public was invited to tho school
building to listen to a lecture by E. E.
Blackman of Rocn, on the '-Quivera
On Wednesday evening at 8 p. m.
President Beattie of the Nebraska State
Normal School will deliver a short lec
ture at the High school.
Thursday afternoon Prof. J. M. Pile of
the Wayne Normal school will talk to
On Friday afternoon State Sup't Jack
son or his deputy will be with us.
The enrollment has exceeded the ex
pectations of Sup't Leavy, there having
been 91 names enrolled the first day.
Reading-circle work was discussed
Monday afternoon, Sup't Williams of
Columbus as president of the reading
circle board presenting the matter to
the teachers, following Sup't Leavy who
spoke earnestly upon the matter.
The singing is an interesting, pleasing
and profitable feature of tho institute.
Visitors are welcome any time dnring
"The best is none too good,'
motto good enough for anybody any
where, and one we should like to see
practically applied by the conntry news
papers of this great state to their own
welfare, because really what is the pub
lic interest is their own best interest, as
they are satisfied with their share of the
public prosperity. Is is the opinion of
The Journal that this country has en
tered upon a period of development, of
business, of enterprises of all kinds, of
improvements along all lines of human
endeavor, the like of which we have
never before known; a period in which
it will be the proper thing for each per
son 'to become a thorough adept in his
line of work in order to do all the good
he can, thus multiplying the practical
ability of the world of mankind. For
many years we have been accustomed to
hear of this being called "the age of
science," but really men are only be
ginning to learn how to know, how to
observe, how to combine to accomplish
what they wish. Only some few indi
viduals of the race have had glimpses of
that world where Truth and Goodness
have their absolute existence. More
than once it has been remarked that the
inventions of the last fifty years are
greater in their total influence upon the
The enormous business done by us keeps our
goods moving: so rapidly that nothing becomes
stale. Everything is fresh. We pay spot cash for
every bill of goods that comes into our store, that
is why we are enabled to distance ail competitors
in quality and price. )())
The same courteous treatment accorded to
all. We solicit your patronage and will strive to
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The new ttore desires your trade, and hence invites
you to cull, examine goods and prices, and, if you are not
already so, become customers for all or at least a portion
of the goods you buy. We know that we ean save you
money, and we wish your custom
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r gains in all of them.
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can't he bent. It is a light and easy run
niug mowing machine, that cnts yonr grass
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velvety na if it had been shaved. Our new
lawn mowers are universally conceded to
be the ideal mower by those who have ueed
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progress of mankind than all the inven
tionsof all the ages of human history
besides put together, and it would seem
as though our geniuses have now and
again been permitted to catch a far-off
suggestion from that inner kingdom,
Tweaty-lTe years of experi
ence in the business has taught us
what to buy. We are constantly on
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products of the country are to
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the celebrated earned goods of
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the conntry. Inquire of
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we've some choice bits on our books for
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which will one of these days change the
face of human affairs, developing phys
ical powers and forces, aad working
effects not now dreamed of by the wild
est theorists, just as the telegraph is in
comprehensible to the aatatored savage.
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