The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, June 28, 1899, Image 3

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The coolest and cleanest place in town.
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We have just received our 5
.-econd large shipment of E
S consisting of 2000 rolls, moetly 5
s of the fashionable reds and E
E greens and can show the larg-
est selections of desirable pat- E
terns in central Nebraska. s
We alco carry everything in .
Paints, White Lead and
E Oil; Varnishes, Window
(ilass, Brushes, Etc.
E Wo invite you to call and get
r our estimate when needing
anything in this line. Com- s
7 petent paper hangers and S
5: painters furnished on short E
E notice E
E Selling Wall Paper and
f Paint, (HEAP
Wheat, spring, $f bushel.. 58
Wheat, winter "$ bushel... 55
Corn, oar bushel 28
Corn, shelled ty bushel... 25 '
Oats $bnshel 21
Kye o? bushel 43
HogaHP cwL 3 20 3 30
Fat cattle- cwt 4 00 4 50
Potatoes - bushel 75 1 00
Butter - f 1114
Eggs --"$. dozen 10
Markets corrected every Tuesday af
ternoon. Celebrate in Columbus.
Herrick for refrigerators. 3t
Glorious Fourth next Tuesday.
Fino job work dono at The Journal
Dr. Naumann, dentist, Thirteenth
street, tf
Room moulding, 2 cents per foot, at
Herrick's. 3L
DR. SEYMOUR here in July for
Pearson D. Smith of St. Edward was
in the city Friday.
Dr. L. C. Voss, Homeopathic physi
cian, Columbus, Nob.
C. C. Hardy has moved into his new
house on Seventh streoL
We can get for you any newspaper
or magazine you may wish.
Rev. Ijozee of Albion exchanged
pulpits with Rev. Weed Sunday.
F. M. Sackett of Boone county was
in the city Thursday on business.
Drs. Martyn, Evans & Geer, office
three doors north of Friedhof's store, tf
Chicago Inter Ocean and Columbus
Joukxal, one year, in advance $1.75. tf
Do not fail to see our 8-foot galvan
ized steel mill for $25.00. A. Dnssell &
Sou. tf
Stamp photos and photo buttons at
Patterson & McG ill's studio, ground
floor, tf.
Mrs. George Loshbaugh is again
aronud after a threatened attack of ty
phoid fever.
The Omaha Bee pleads againBt low
ering the standard of educational work
in their schools.
Born, June 20, at Plattsmonth to
Mrs. Will Coolidge, a son. That makes
H. P. grandfather once again.
J. C. Martin, editor of the Clarks
-Enterprise, has sold his plant to J. T.
McLean, who now has charge.
Gettelman's Pure Malt Beer, the
finest Milwaukee produces, at Wm.
Bucher's Beer Garden. 24aug
Information and California literature
on request, J. Francia, General Pass
enger Agent, Omaha, Neb. 4t
A big dance at W. H. Randall's Sat
urday night, 6ome forty couples present
and an enjoyable time reported.
H. J. McCarn of Lincoln has moved
-here with his family and expects to
make Columbus his future home.
For fine photos, sure to please, call
at the ground floor studio, Olive street
Patterson & McG ill, photographers, tf.
Furnished rooms with or without
board, can be had of Mrs. C. Cushing.
11th street, one block from U. P. depot. 4
; C. H. Joseph of Humbolt, Nebraska,
.fell under a train at Creston, Iowa, Fri
day, and died from bis injuries in a few
. Presbyterian church services July
'2. Morning subject: "A Voice." Even
ing: "Saving Baptism." All ace wel-
' Promotions in the First Nebraska
will be found in fall on the first page of
today's Journal. It is now Major
Baptist church, J. D. Pulis, pastor.
Services June 25, 11 a. m., and 8 p. m.
. Morning "Peace." Evening "Patrio-
Wm. Schilz makes boots and shoes
- in the best styles, and uses only the very
,; best stock that can be procured in the
market tf
. Chris. Meedel was. in town yeeUr
. day. He is having considerable trouble
with his eyes, not having read a paper
for several months.
Wr. poesch,
Candies, Cigars,
Tobacco, Station
ery, Fire Works, 0
And flnnl Tlrinlrs.
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ICE - CREftl - SOU.
Golden Row Seed
fiiY!!! Tk first prize at Trent
. U, Mississippi Kzposition.
Wire Fence,
Binding Twine,
Rock Salt,
Linseed Oil Cake
lOehlrich - Bros.
Enquire of Herrick. 3-3t
can get an 8-foot Freeport Galvanized
steel windmill from A. Dussell & Son
for only $25.00. tf
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson of Lincoln are
rejoicing over the arrival Saturday of a J
fine boy. Mrs. Nelson is remembered
hero as Miss Sybil Butler.
Dr. Seymour's skill in his profes
sion is unquestioned. Consult him re
garding the condition of your eyes. At
the Thurston Hotel July 11th.
Dr. W. I. Seymour who will be at
the Thurston Hotel July 11th, devotes
special attention to the treatment of
children's eyes with glasses. It
For relief and comfort in Asthma
has no equal. Price, 25 and 50 cents.
Dr. A. Heintz and Pollock & Co.
Two old men, Wm. Nelson and a
man named Duncan were baptized Mon
day at 10 o'clock, by immersion in the
Loup river, Rev. L. Lohr officiating.
David City will put off her Fourth
of July celebration till later along, when
the' will add to their jubilation on ac
count of the volunteers home-coming.
Five inches of rain in two hours
Monday night at Kearney, and their
canning factory wrecked by lightning.
Much damage to crops in the vicinity.
Word from Manila Monday was
that the First Nebraska was boarding
their transport, the Hancock, and would
probably sail within twenty-four hours.
A little water spaniel in the western
part of the city was deemed dangerous
last week, and Wednesday afternoon
was put out of the way by a pistol shot.
Our neighbors of the Telegram since
the completion of the work of the paper
hangers now have one of the nobbiest
of offices as clean and bright as a new
For Sale, some rare specimens of
birds from South America, also some
hand-drawn work. Anyone interested
is naked to inquire at The Journal
office. X
The ladies of tho Presbyterian
church will give a lawn social at tho
residence of Mrs. Miller, Wednesday
evening, June 28. Everybody cordially
Northwest Missouri farmers are be
ginning to think that the common
cocklebur is poisonous, and is respon
sible for tho great loss of hogs there
Mr. Miller on Sunday had an ex
perience with a young colt, not down on
the program. The untrained horse,
even in a cart, will sometimes cause
All defects in sight can be remedied
by perfectly fitted glasses. Secure
perfectly fitted glasses by consulting
Dr. Seymour at the Thurston Hotel,
July 11th.
Scott Gardner's aged father arrived
here Saturday from Louisiana, where he
has been living for several years past,
and expects now to make his home here
with his son.
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
Best mixed paint, sold by
Herman Oealrica & Bro. Call
for B. P. S. (Best Paint Sold).
Also best grades of white lead
and oil. m2.
The death of Mrs. George Sprecher
calls attention to the fact that her hus
band, ten children, and three grandchil
dren have taught school in this county.
Schuyler Quill.
The Sons of Herman had a picnic
Sunday at the farm home of W. T. Ernst,
three miles north of town. A very large
crowd were present from town and sur
rounding country.
One of the rulings of the revenue
department is to this effect: "An order
payable or redeemable in merchandise
only (and not in money) does not require
the 2-cent stamp."
The boarders of the St Francis
Academy school were treated to a picnic
Thursday. Two hay racks were utilized
and the crowd went out to Duncan,
where they enjoyed the day.
Fob Sale: Purebred Duroc Jersey
pigs, from registered stock; four and five
dollars per head. I must sell these pigs,
to make room, call at the farm or
barber shop. L. G. Zianecker. tf.
A good program has bee arranged
for' the celebration here on tho Fourth
and the committeemen are all working
with a will to make the festivities the
best ever witnessed in Columbus.
A child of Con. Hewitt's got hold of
some tablets designed as medicine for
an adult, and was injuriously affected
nv tltam tltifll rha avrua fmarliaa aA
i applied. The child is now all right
Miss Paris, Miss Becher and Prof.
Garlichs will give a musical Friday
evening, June 30, at Maennerchor HaU.
Tickets on sale at Stillman's and Pol
lock's drugstores. Price 50 and 25 cente.
David Rankin, the Millionaire fann
er of Missouri, has an extra farm maxim,
which reads: "Thou shalt not sell corn."
We suppose the corn raised is to be fed
on the place, which is a good safe rule.
The girls of the senior class went
to Schuyler Saturday to visit Mrs.
Ballon, the boys going down Monday.
Monday evening the senior class of
Schuyler entertained the Columbus class.
J. M. Curtis has moved his office to
the north part of C. A. Speice's coal
office. He is prepared to do all kinds of
copying and typewriting, and when you
need anything in this line give him a
Wm. Buoher has engaged for a
series of entertainments at his garden
on Eleventh street every night com
mencing Monday, July 3. Contortion
work, singing and pictures of the Spanish-American
war are the specialties.
Theodore Beebe of Osceola is dead,
the funeral taking-place Tuesday of last
week. He was about 65 years old. He
built the Beebe hotel in Osceola, and
kept it for several years. He was well
known to many older Journal readers.
The Presbyterian, Methodist, Cong
regational and Baptist Sunday Schools
contemplate having a union picnic. If
arrangements can be made, grounds will
be secured near Bellwood and a train
chartered over the B. & M. for the trip.
Hardly a day passes, in families
where there are children, in which BAL
needed. It quickly cures Cuts, Wounds,
Bruises, Burns and Scalds. Price 25
and 50 eta. Dr. A. Heintz and Pollock
& Co.
A committee of four of the Fuller
ton city council were here Thursday
looking over our .waterworks system.
They were out on an inspecting tour,
having in mind some improvements to
their home plant that have been found
A young married woman named
Knox living near Richland, committed
suicide Saturday by taking poison, dying
about 6 o'clock. We learn that she was
20 years old, and that despair because of
ill health is supposed to be the cause of
the deed.
Joseph Dodds on Wednesday last at
Henry Welch's on Shell creek, was
kicked by a horse, and suffered the
fracture of a shoulder blade and three
ribs. Dr. Baker of this city was called
and the patient is reported as getting
aloug all right
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 sale
and further information call on W. H.
Benham, Agent.
Mrs. Harriet S. MacMurphy who
has lectured here, and was a former
resident of Schuyler, has charge of the
school of domestic science at the Great
er America Expo. Mrs. Mao Murphy
had charge of the same department at
the Trans-Mississippi.
Bert Lock, a 16-year-old boy of Cen
tral City, suffered a crushed ankle last
Tuesday and a cut-off foot by trying to
catch a ride on a passing train, missing
his hold and falling under the wheel.
Physicians amputated both legs, one at
the ankle and the other below the knee.
A. W. Armstrong is making con
nections for irrigation at J. H. Kersen
brock's ranch six miles west of Milford.
He has 140 acres of potatoes, besides a
big lot of other garden stuff, and for
about half of it he raises the water 75
feet for purposes of irrigation by a
rotary force-pump.
Saturday evening Sheriff Byrnes
arrested Frank Koch at his former home
some six miles north of this city. In
1897 Kdch was convicted of attempted
criminal assault, and was sentenced to
six years in the penitentiary at hard
labor. About three weeks ago he es
caped from his guards at the peniten
tiary. We notice in an opinion by Judge
Sullivan of the supreme court: "A real
estate agent who has been instrumental
in producing a purchaser for land listed
with him for sale, is entitled to his con
tract commission even though the owner
of the property commuminate the sale
in ignorance of the services rendered by
the agent"
One little girl in this city, (says the
Nebraska City News) who had two lota
planted in strawberries, is said to have
cleared nearly a hundred dollars on the
same and is still selling them daily.
This does well for a boy or girl and any
one could do as well, if they would only
take the trouble to put out a patch and
properly tend the same.
The gentle passion still works havoc
occasionally among those who do not
understand it Thomas Van Farage, a
young man of 19 employed at one time
on the Madison Reporter, took carbolic
acid enough to kill a mule, says an ex
change, and consequently is no more.
Ill health and despondency over a love
affair are given as the cause of the rash
deed. The girl still lives.
Ab Lash, who was for many years
conductor on the Union Pacific branches
out of this city, died at his home at
Wakumis, O. T., last Friday, of con
gestion of the lungs. Mr. Lash and
family resided in this city for a number
of years and have many friends who will
be sorry to learn of bis death. He was
45 years old and leaves, beside the wife,
three children, the youngest about 12.
Sergeant Fred BoUin of Company
K, First Nebraska, arrived home Satur
day, direct from Manila, having left
there May 18. Several other soldiers
were on the same transport, Conemaugh:
Sergeant Ed. E. Drammond of the
Seventeenth Infantry; Mr. Gregory of
the Hospital corps; J. M. White, Co. C.
Second regulars; the Kramer Bros; F
and I companies,- Fullerton. When
they left the firing line, Company K had
but forty men it for duty.
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. m. Con
sultation free, tf
A sallow, jaundiced skin is a symp
tom of disordered liver, aa 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
tion's of the liver. Price SOcenta. Dr. A.
Heintz and Pollock k Co.
The David 'City News is authority
for aaying that business men there are
"on their ear over a new station to be
started on the Union Pacific road be
tween David City and Brainard," and
seems to think if the company persists
in their proposed action, the merchants
will in retaliation ignore the interests of
the road.
W. H. Lewis has received a letter
from Dr. T. R. Clark at Clovis, Califor
nia, in which he speaks very highly of
the new town and his surroundings
generally. His sister, Dr. Nellie, is
partner with him, and they have a good
practice. Alfalfa sells at 27, baled;
butter at 25s. The fine vineyards and
fruit orchards are a sight to see.
Rev. Moore, former pastor of the
M. E. church here, was in the city
Thursday between trains. His young
est daughter, Juaneta, has the distinc
tion of standing the highest in her
studies of any pupil in Douglas county.
Bert was also presented with the gold
medal about two weeks ago for the best
drilled boy among the 400 high school
cadets, and promoted as their captain.
A. J. Barney, of Dublin, was in the
city Monday with some 900 pounds of
wool of his own raising. He was going
to ship it to Chicago. Mr. B. has a
flock of 85 sheep and thinks they are the
best stock any one can raise in Nebras
ka. He seems to be making a success of
it and is going to increase his flock. It
is a pleasure to meet a man who likes
his business and is doing well at it.
Albion Argus.
The A. O. U. W. order is among the
best there are for promptness and effic
iency, and right royally do they keep
the record good. Last week Recorder
John Wiggins received a circular in re
gard to helping Lodge No. 268 at Herm
ana lodge of about 100 members, who
had lost pretty much all they had in a
cyclone, and immediately sent the ten
dollars asked, saying that he knew the
lodge would approve it all right, with
more, if needed.
The Omaha Bee has started out on
its course of illustrating, selecting a
special addition for Sunday. Like
everything the Bee starts out to ac
complish, its aims are high, and its
purposes commendable. Admiral
Schley's portrait graced the first num
ber, and last Sunday's, the second num
ber, bears the familiar features of Geo.
L. Miller, the former well known editor
of the Omaha Herald. The illustrated
Sunday edition is to be a special feature
of the Bee.
Mrs. Latham, daughter-in-law of
Mrs. G. W. Hulst, arrived from Phoenix,
Arizona, yesterday for a visit Mr.
Geo. Barnum and Hon. L. Gerrard of
Columbus, were looking over the hogs
under the charge of Dr. Snoddy at the
G. & Z. ranch, on Tuesday Mr. M.
Brugger of the Columbus State Bank
made a pleasant call at this office today;
he was on his way home from Newman
Grove, accompanied by H. S. Elliott,
Fred Stenger and Emil Hyer of Colum
bus. Monroe Looking Glass.
On' Wednesday of this week in
Charles Wooster's strawberry field, a
singular phenomenon was observed. It
was doing a light thunder storm late in
the afternoon. The atmosphere seemed
to be charged with electricity, and all
at once it was noticed that the hair on
the head of every girl, woman and child
(no men or boys are allowed in that
patch) was standing on end, or vainly
trying to do so, if coiled or otherwise
confined. Silver Creek Times.
Ever since R B. Sutton told ns the
snake story current at Silver Creek, we
have been looking to see further devel
opments. A son of Fred. Bucheliz, so
the story goes in the Silver Creek Times,
while plowing corn, saw a huge snake
about twenty feet long and as large
around as a telephone pole. The snake
started after him, when he mounted one
of the horses and rode for his life. The
Fullerton Post, referring to the story,
endeavors to account for it, by saying
that at the last election Silver Creek
went dry.
The following dispatch from Genoa
of June 22 to the Friday Omaha Bee is
of interest to Columbus people. Mr.
Parker was a former resident here and
is a brother of Mrs. Judge Sullivan of
this city: "Two of Genoa's leading so
ciety people were united in marriage at
3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the
Congregational church by Rev. Mr.
Hinman Miss Gertrude Morton and Al
bert G. Parker. Miss Morton has been
one of the most successful teachers in
the city schools and Mr. Parker is in the
employ of the Union Pacific railroad
oompany. Immediately after the cere
mony a reception was given the young
couple at the home of the groom's pa
rents. Mr. and Mrs. Parker loft in the
evening for Salt Lake City, where they
will spend their honeymoon."
Tuesday afternoon of last week,
Prof. E. E. Blackman of Roca, lectured
before the Teachers' institute upon the
"Coronado Legends," a subject that he
has paid considerable attention to for
several years past He believes that the
site of the ancient city Quivera was
where Columbus now is; that it con
tained many four -story houses and
thousands of people, and was probably a
dozen miles in length; that they were
advanced in agriculture, and in certain
lines of manufacturing. He expected to
find here some remains of ancient pot
tery, but did not North of Fullerton,
however, he was very much gratified by
finding a scope of country six miles in
extent which had been devoted to that
industry, aa pieces of the Astec pottery
picked up indicate. Mr. Blackman ia
engaged in a serial publication upon
the subject, putting his thoughts in
verse, expecting to publish in illustrated
book form when his studies are competed.
Scrsfuxl ifaitlt. . S
Paul flagel went to Schuyler Mon
day. J. R. Meagher was up from Avery Sat
urday. Paul Krauae of Albion was in the city
Miss Paris of Omaha is visiting Miss
Lora Becher.
A. M. Jennings went up to St Ed
ward Tuesday.
Miss Jennie Brohman spent Sunday
in Silver Creek.
Miss Ida Meagher spent the first of
the week in Omaha.
Miss Katie Hayes of Platte Center was
in the city Saturday.
W. T. Rickly was in the western part
of the state last week.
Mrs. George Lehman visited Mrs.
Spear in Norfolk last week.
Miss Lizzie Sheeban is in Fremont
attending tho Normal school.
Francis Perkins of Cedar Rapids came
down Monday to visit cousins.
Miss Beulah Wheeler will spend this
week at the Beatrice cbautauqua.
Mrs. Rev. Mickel and sister, Miss May
King, are visiting in Grand Island.
Mrs. G. B. McGill returned Thursday
from several days' visit with friends in
Howard Geer returned home Thurs
day from Crete, where he is attending
Jerry Carrig and editor Grunther
wore visitors here Saturday from Platte
Miss Tena and Herman Zinnecker vis
ited last week with their sister, near
Mrs. MeKeller and Mr. Black of Cedar
Rapids were in the city last week. on a
business trip.
Dr. Wilk Speice of Chicago arrived
here Thursday to spend two weeks with
his home folks.
Mrs. Milt Speice of Kingfisher, Okla
homa, is expected here Wednesday, on a
visit to relatives.
Miss Clara Brown of Cedar Rapids is
visiting the Turner family, on her way
home from Humphrey.
J. C. Fillman went to Excelsior
Springs, Mo., last Tuesday, where he
will spend several weeks.
Mrs. E. G. Brown and children of
Humphrey visited the Turner family
Monday and Tuesday of this week.
Miss Blanche Patrick, who had been
visiting with her sister, Mrs. J. N. Kilian,
the past several months, returned Friday
to her home in Blair, Nebr.
Mrs. S. F. Bnaot and children re
turned to their home at Sioux City Sat
urday after a visit of two weeks with
her mother, Mrs. Daniel Condon.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Dussell and daugh
ters, Miss Jessie and Mrs. Tschudy, vis
ited in Platte Center last week. Miss
Nellie Frevert returned with them.
Mrs. McCann and daughter-in-law,
Mrs. John McCann, left Wednesday
evening for Denver, where they will re
main. Mrs. McCann's daughter, Mrs.
Sipperly and son John are now in Den
ver, Mrs. Judge Sullivan and Miss Maud
Parker were in Genoa last Wednesday,
attending the wedding of their brother,
Albert Parker. George Whaley was al
so there and acted as best man for the
Mrs. Mary Bremer returned Saturday
from Salem, Oregon, where she has
spent the past six months with her
daughter. Mrs. Bremer is well pleased
with Nebraska, after a visit west, partly
perhaps because she had poor health
away from home.
Death of Mn. J. P. Abta.
Thursday morning, June 22, at 10:35,
after an illness of ten weeks, Mrs. J. P.
Abts departed this life.
Elizabeth Gruenhack was born August
3, 1837, near Cologne, province of the
Rhine, Germany; she was married to J.
P. Abts June 29, 1857, and in a few days
after the wedding, started for America,
settling in Grant county, Wisconsin,
whence they moved to Cedar county,
Nebraska, in 18C9. From there they
went to Stanton county, residing two
years, coming to Platte county in 1877,
and have resided here ever since. She
was ailing for ten weeks, suffering a
great deal. We understand that there
was fear on the part of the physicians
that she had not the physical strength
to endure the surgical operation which
seemed absolutely necessary to be made,
as a chance for recovery.
She leaves her sorrowing husband and
eight children, bereaved of a faithful
wife and loving mother, three of her
children having preceded her to the
Summer Land. The surviving children
are: Mrs. Maggie Stoltze, Sioux City;
Mrs. Oilia Patsch, H. W. Abts, M. Abts,
Chris. Abts, Arnold Abts, Mrs. Frank
Stupfel and John Abts, the last men
tioned, the youngest, being twenty-one
years of age. There are twenty-two
grand children.
The funeral services were conducted
at the Catholic church Monday,
Requierm High Mass by Father MarceU
nus and his assistants, and the body
laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery
near by in the presence of a large con
course of friends, who sympathized deep
ly with the bereaved family.
At a business meeting of the teach
ers Wednesday, C. F. Carey of Platte
Center waa elected president and Miss
Ella Coleman of Humphrey secretary.
It was determined that the first stated
meeting of the association will be held
at Lindsay, Saturday, Oct 28. On Fri
day, at a called session resolutions were
adopted returning gratitude to the
county superintendent and his proficient
corps of instructors for their untiring
interest, and special aid outside of
regular institute to Miss Lydia Bloe-
dorn aa organist; to the board of edu
cation for the use of the building; to
visitors for their presence, and to citi
zens of Columbus for the kind and
courteous hospitality shown.
If your sight is blurred with specks
and spots floating before your eyes, or
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.
HeinU and Pollock A Co.
I. Tftykc.
A recent letter from E. P. McCormick
tells m that L N. Taylor died June 3d,
in Phoenix, Arizona, to which place he
moved from Nebraska in 1886. His
chief ailment waa heart diaease, which
waa complicated with other troubles
during the last four years. He leaves a
double family: The widow, Samuel,
Chas. K, cashier of a bank, Edward K,
in California, Frank B., on the family
ranch, and Stella, Mrs. a a Montgom
mery; Dora died some ten years ago.
Mr.Taylor will be remembered by many
Jouknaii readers as a man of mark here
in his time. Ha came to the city highly
recommended aa a scholar and a man of
intelligence. He waa a partner of L.
Gerrard from 1868 to 1870, attending to
the. land part of their extensive business.
Afterwards he waa a partner here of S.
C. Smith; then removed to Oakdale and
afterwards to Arizona.
Mr. Taylor was born in Ross county,
Ohio, in September, 1817, waa a cousin
of Governor Wise and a relative of
Zachary Taylor. He graduated at
Athens, Ohio, and waa ordained to
preach by the Presbyterians. He was a
co-laborer with Henry Ward Becher in
Indiana. He was associated in anti
slavery work with John A. Logan, Gov.
Yates, Richard Ogleaby and Gen. Lew
Mr. Leander Gerrard has the kindliest
recollections of his intercourse with Mr.
Taylor, who waa always affable, agree
able, considerate of others and withal
very attentive to business, and very
well informed. Notwithstanding that
his business of surveyor and locating
land for settlers required him to travel
all kinds of weather under all kinds of
circumstances, Mr. Gerrard does not
remember of his ever being sick or ail
ing. Hia mental strength waa aa re
markable as his physical, and many who
read these lines can testify to the
smoothness, the polish and the finish of
his sentences. While here he acted aa
clerk of the district court, as county
surveyor, aa superintendent of schools,
as county judge, and we believe was
elected a member of the territorial legis
lature, but not called upon to serve, aa
the state waa meantime admitted into
the union. We remember that be was
secretary of the state board of immi
gration, during a very important era in
the state's settlement
Mr. Taylor, in the Centennial year,
prepared a very readable but unpreten
tious history of Platte county, a few
copies of which may still be found here
and there, illustrative of the earlier days.
We learn from the Monroe Looking
Glasa that Mr. Taylor left his family in
comfortable circumstances, and that his
mind waa clear up to hia last hours, and
apparently had lost none of its vigor.
Thursday evening the teachers of
the county Institute were all invited by
Sup't Leavy to bring their friends to
the high school, where they were given
a reception. Mr. Leavy had prepared a
treat in the way of lectures from Prof.
Parsons and Prof. Bigelow, as well as
treating to great quantities of ice cream
and cake, after the lectures. Prof. Par
sons, the writing and drawing teacher
waa first called on to give a crayon talk.
Mr. Parsons is a real genius in his art
He keeps up a constant talk one could
hardly call it a lecture the conversation
is so directly addressed to each and so
free from affectation. He ia so droll
and tells so many witty, instructive
stories at the same time making hia
drawings, that he keepa his audience in
a constant uproar. Prof. Bigelow fol
lowed the chalk talk by a talk on the
value of good reading for children in the
home. He emphasized the fact that
growing children should be encouraged
in every way to read more good books.
Mr. Bigelow seems to have made this
subject a study and evidently speaks
from experience. He has introduced
drawing and painting in his schools, the
children studying from nature, and have
produced some fine results. Friday, the
teachers of the institute presented Prof.
Leavy with a handsome leather-upholstered
chair that will be prized for the
esteem his teachers feel for him.
Baal Estate Tnuufe
Becher, Jsggi & Co., real estate agents,
report the following real estate transfers
filed in the office of the county clerk for
the week ending June 24, 1899.
Jonas Kng to Frank Eag, nw4 3-UMw,
Ui 9 OUv IaJ
Julius Parizold to Herman (iebecho.
lota 5.0, tilk7,Loelu9r'aaiifl to Hum
phrey, wd TA(ii
Anna F Schwoder to Tracy K Clark, n
20 ft of a 42 ft lot 4, blk 81. Col., ejed . 1 00
Tracy R Clark to Lena B Arnold, same,
wd 1000 00
H F J Hockeaberger to Ulysses 8
Mace, lot 2, blk 1. Becher Place add
to Columbus, wd 400 CO
Christian Stafford lo Theo Wolf. nw4
2-20-le.wd. 2000 GO
Julias Heibel to Ansa Heibel, swl ae4
23aadw2aw42S-18.le.wd 500 00
Anna Heibel to Jaliua Heibel, n2 swl
se4 23udw2sw4 2ft.18-le.wd 2500 00
Anna Heibel to Seibert Heibel, s2 swl
sol 23-ia-le. wd, 500 00
Thomas Hill and wife to Cathedral
Chapter, Neb., lot 3, blk E. Monroe.
wd. 1 00
Mary A Nicol to Fred A Brnnhober, s2
loUl,2.blk97.ColNwd. 725 00
K AQerrard to Pater Tolia, 1 sq acre
iaawcor.ne4sw46-17-2w.wd 182 00
Twflre transfers, total 938 00
WdkthbichBbock Tuesday, June
27, at the residence of Chris Wuetrich,
four miles west of the city, John Wueth
rich and Katie, daughter of Major John
Brock of this city.
The wedding waa largely attended,
and the presents numerous. The cere
mony took place at 21 o'clock, Bev.
Reicbardt officiating. After a brief tour,
the happy couple will settle down to
house-keeping. They have the hearty
good wishes of a host of acquaintances.
Nelson -Nbxson At the Saffran resi
dence, by Judge Robison, Wednesday
last, Anton Nelson and Mias Telka Nel
Colimfcms Ftuiry.
Last Saturday Mr. A. W. Armstrong
made the first ran at hia new Iron and
Brass Foundry on West Tenth street,
this city, and everything is in good
shape. He k now prepared to cast
anything wanted in the trade, and will
guarantee satisfaction in every particu
lar. If in need of anything, call on or
write. Will cast once a week, tf
Mrs. Joseph Knox, who committed
suicide, was 19 years old; the body waa
buried here Tuesday aaornina;, in tba
Catholic; cemetery.
The enormous bunnest 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 all competitors
in quality and price.
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The same courteous treatment accorded to
alL We solicit your patronage and will strive to
please you. (g)(3)
Eleventh Street,
Dealers In
The new store desires your trade, and hence invites
you to call, 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 can save you
money, and we wish your custom
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wishing to spend a few days in
National Ktaratioaal AMeeiatios Xectiaar
For the meeting of the National Edu
cational Association at Los Angeles,Cal.,
July 11-14, 1899, the Union Pacific will
make the greatly reduced rate of one
The excellent service given by tho
Union Pacific was commented on by all
who had the pleasure of using it to the
convention at Washington in 1896. This
year onr educational friends meet in
Los Angeles, and members of the Asso
ciation and others from points East
should by all means take the Union
The service of the Union Pacific via
Omaha or Kansas City is unexcelled and
consists of Palace Sleeping-Cars, Buffet
Smoking and Library-Cars, Dining-Cars.
meals a-la-carte, Free Reclining-Chair
Cars and Ordinary Sleeping Cars.
The Union Pacific ia The Route fob
For full information about tickets,
stop-overs, or a finely-illustrated book
describing "The Overland Route" to the
Pacific Coast, call on
myl0tojul5 W. H. Benham, Agent
laaaaamx aaawraw"
Twety-lve years f experi
ence in the business has taught us
what to buy. We sure constantly on
the lookout for bargains. The best
products of the country are to
be found in our store. Among them
the celebrated caMated goods of
Curtice Bros. We ure sole agents
for Chase & Saabera's lae Teas
aad CoaTces. .
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Columbus, Nebraska.
Country Prod ace. -
Colambns, Mr.
the country. Inquire of
hasn't located all the desirable property
we've some choice bits on our books for
sale at prices tbat appeal to the people of
common sense. The properties are located
in fertile sections, well watered and drain
ed, handy to market and shipping points
and at our prices and terms are decided
Deaiga far Meauaeat.
Assured of contributions saflicktBt for
the erection of a soldiers monument of
goodly proportions, Baker post No. 9,
O. A. R, hereby ask for submission of
designs for the same, to be filed with
the Commander, J. H. Galley, Eleventh
street, Columbus, Neb., by noon, Satur
day, July 1, 1899.
Said design must be of sufficient size
for the inscription of at least 150 names
with company and regiment, for engrav
ing on polished granite, the monument
to be substantial enough to mount
thereon two cannon each 11 ft., 4 in.
long, weighing 3,450 pounds each.
Monument to be not less than twenty
feet high, other dimensions in propor
tion. Twenty-five dollars will be paid for
approved design, the post reserving the
right to reject any aad all designs.
7jan3 J. H. Gaixxt,
Goamaadar Baker Poet No. 9.