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' 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
' i3 wnv we are enabled to distance all nnmTvHtnrc
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ami tjuaiiiy ana price.
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Hie same courteous treatment accorded to
alL We solicit your patronage and will strive to
please you. ()
Eleventh Street, -
WEDNESDAY. JANUARY. 17. Ma).
B. M. TIME TABLE.
St. Loal aaJ all point
eaat ! uth.
Halt Lair CU7.
Saa Fraaciaro aad all
No. Piunt&r, doily except Sunday 7:20 a. si
N.i. 32 Accnmaodatioa. dally except
sttrvrday. 4:20 p. a
No.l PaHiier. daily except Sunday 9aM p. m
Ha. 31 Aeconisiodarioa. daily except
Sunday 10 p. m
TIME TABLE U. P. R. R-
E.VST BOOD, MAIS LI1-
Culnatrait Local iv. .. ti:W a 21
HE, Fast Mail H" P- m
d. Atlantic Express. - -Ap ai
2. Or-riaad Limited 4:j p m
.Chiciuro Special. - a
No. a.KrLit. 50 a m
. 22. Freight, W-JOp m
WIST EOOD. JIMS LISX.
Sa U Oyerlnnd Limited.
No 10U Fast Mail
No 3. Pacinc Expr b
No 5, Col.). ap.il
N, 7. Colnmbua Local
No 23. Freight
. . His a
. ii5e p. m.
7i) p ni
6:00 a m.
1250 p m.
S3, PABnier .
No. t5-l. P4ncsr
No. 72, Mixt-d
ALSION AT) CSD VB RAPIDS Ha.lSCH.
'o M. Pasaenirer -& P a
Na 73. Mixed t5:5a m
No 70, Paaecer lP m
Ho 74. Mixed - SaWp ni.
Norfolk paaa-mrer train.- ran daily.
No train wi Albion and Cedar Eapida branch
Colomboa Local daily except scnday.
W. H. BxxH-vx, Aijent.
iyAH noticea under thw heading will be
charged at the rate of $2 a year.
A LEBANON LODGE No. M, A. F. A. M.
iBtfCalar meetings 2d Wedneaday in each ,
C.J Gaai.ow. W. M.
Oct. G. Bkcji. Sec'y. 20jnly
WILDEY LODGE No. , L O. O. F
;meeca Tuesday e-renuur of each
-wwk at their hall on Thirteenth
treet. Viaitins brethren cordially
Invited. W. A. Wat. N. G.
Geo. Fatjchuj. Sec'y. 27ja91-tf
COLUMBIAN CAMP No. 25. WOODMEN OF
the World, meets every second aad f oarth
Thcradays of the month. 730 p. m at L O. O. F.
HtH, Thirteenth street. Reolar attendance is
very desirable, " all viitin: brethren are cor
dially invited to meet -with na. jan2S-"95
REORGANT2ED CKTJBCH OF LATTER-DAT
Saint hold regular aervicea every Sunday
-H 2 p. TH, prayer meeting on Wedneaday evening
at their cnapei. corner of North street and Pacific
Aenne. All are cordially invited.
Umlstf Elder H, J. Hcimox. Preaident.
8 ...BIG-.- SS
To close out what little remains of
our Holiday Goods, consisting of
Perfumes in Boxes. Atomiz
ers, Ebony Mirrors, Puff
Boxes, Manicure Sets, Etc.,
We will for the next TEN DAYS
give a discount of 25 per cent up
on all articles shown in our east
window. Many choice goods are
left. Call early and GET A BIG
Stfllman's Drag Store
We give Knives and Atlas Checks
to our Customers. ....
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Tweaty-f ye years of experi
ence in the business has taught us
what to buy. We are constantly on
the lookout for bargains. The best
products of the coast ry are to
be found in oar store. Among them
the celebrated cammed goods of
Curtice Bros. We are sole agents
for Chase & Samfcorm's ne Teas
fFRVS REFORMED CHURCH.-8aaday
" tscnool at 9:30 a. in. Chcrcfa every Sunday
ar lliW a. a. Christian. Endeavor at 750 p m
Ladu" Aid Society every first Thursday ia the
month at the chorea. I-tnovJW
l Wheat, old 7g? bushel.. .. 50j
J Corn, shelled "g bushel . . . 204$
i Corn, ear ? bushel 20H
1 Oats, 7 bushel. 1S
I Bye ? bushel 35Ej
' Barley, ? bushel 256J
,Hogs ""? cwt. 4 15g 4 25
I Pat cattle " cwt 2 90g 3 65
; Potatoes 7p buahel 20
Butter f? lb 15&1
1 Eggs g? dozen 12
Markets corrected every Tuesday af
Enquire of Herrick.
Do not forget Myers.
Dr. Nanmann, dentist. Thirteenth
Fine job work done at The Journal
Dr. Baker, physician and surgeon,
office Olive street. tf
Mrs. Charles Davis is sick with neu
ralgia of the heart.
Dr. L. C. Toes, Homeopathic physi
cian. Columbus, Xeb.
Quarantine has been raised at
Schack's and Frischiiolz'.
Drs. Martyn, Evans 4 Geer, office
three doors north of Friedhofs store, tf
Furnished rooms with or without
board, at the Huber on Thirteenth street.
A crowd of children gave Eber
Smith a surprise party Friday evening.
For 5ne watch repairing, call on
Carl Froemel, 11th St Columbus, Neb.
Miss Mary Borowiak entertained
the Bachelor Girls last Friday evening.
Do not fail to see our S-foot galvan
ized steel mill for $25.00. A. Dnssell
For sale, one bay horse and one
black mare, each six years old. Henry
Co-operative home building is the
other name for loan and building asso
ciations. Plaits and cnt flowers at the new
green house. A. C. Anderson, east
Eighth street. tf
Miss Alma Segelke entertained
about twenty friends to a card party
Tilton Hill, who once lived north of
the city, moving afterwards to Colfax
county, is in the city.
Almost any ordinary business want
can be easily supplied by a short adver
tisement in the newspapers.
Button Photos est
Saley's. Ns Money in advance.
FARM FOR SALE.
A good 160 acre farm under a high
state of cultivation. For sale by Her
man Oehlricfa k Bro. 2m
L. Sturgeon has been very ick
hue paeb tu weeu.
1 Bring us your orders for job-work.
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They will receive prompt and careful
Miss Baby Henoley entertained a
number of friends Thursday evening to
a card party.
H. P. Coolidge sent a very handsome
pair of chickens to W. W. Mannington of
You can buy siw shoes as cheap at
Honahan's as old stock from some of the
other dealers in town. 3t
"David Harom,n the book which so
many are reading, is said to have had a
run of 400,000 copies.
The dancing club gave a ball Wed
nesday evening. The Italian orchestra
of Omaha furnished the music.
Stock men are especially invited to
meet Mr. Failor at Silver Creek Satur
day, and with C. K. Davies Sunday.
We have now on hand a line of
tregretT cards and envelopes. Also suit
able for afternoon party invitations.
We learn that Verner, son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Ernst, is Tery ill of scarlet
fever, at his grandmother's in this city.
Mrs. Saffran was brought home Sat
urday from the St. Mary's hospital much
improved in health after an operation.
Wm. Schilz makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only the very
best stock that can be procured in the
The St. Mary's hospital is filled with
sick patients. This week there have
already been three important operations
FARMERS, ATTENTION. You
can get an 8-foot Freeport Galvanized
steel windmill from A. Dussell & Son
for only S25.00. tf
D. McDuffee went to Kansas City
Monday to visit his sister, Mrs. Thomas
Clifford, who lately suffered the fracture
of her right arm.
Baptist church. J. D. Pulis, pastor.
Services January 21, 11 a. m 7:30 p. m.
Morning, UA Possibility; erening, "The
The U. P. wrecker, made especially
for the large No. 1300 engines, is able to
pick one of them entire out of the ditch
and place it on cars.
r red. Jlaroir of jieboville called at
these headquarters Friday on business
in which both he and The Jouksai. are
All dry-oods. Gents fur
nishing sroods, skirts, etc.,
selling at reduced prices at
Asche & Ryan's.
Prof. J. T. Pospicel of Schuyler will
assist the Columbus City Band at their
entertainment on Friday evening, Feb.
2, as clarionet soloist.
Pearl Hart, who has been working on
the construction of the Beet Sugar fac
tory at Ames, says the structure is com
plete, and at work, full stint.
The yewman Grove Herald says
that J. P. Johnson recently sold his farm
south of town to John Nelson of Platte
county. Consideration 3450.
A state convention of the Sons of
Herman is to be held in the city this
Tuesday afternoon. Mayor Fitzpatrick
is to deliver the address of welcome.
We have a line of tinware, kitchen
utensils, underclothing, stationery, boots
and shoes. If you need anything in our
line call and see us. von Bergen Bros.
It seems that the courts have decid
ed that a marriage contract is voidable
if made on Sunday. The evident moral
attached is not to do courting on Sunday.
W. F. Cody says the Wild West
show, which opens at Madison Square
Garden, New York, the middle of April,
will not leave the United States this
Mrs. McBride, wife of J. C. McBride,
formerly of Schuyler, then of Lincoln,
died at her home in Alvin, Texas. Janu
ary 4. leaving her husband and three
When the public invests its money
in anything, in the way of official service
or improvements of any kind, it should
be very sure of getting its money's
worth in fulL
J. E. North of this city was in
attendance at the Nebraska territorial
pioneers' meeting held at Lincoln Wed
nesday, taking part in recalling reminis
cences of the early days.
Revival services were held all last
week in the Methodist church, with good
success, the church being well filled
every evening. Rev. Yost expects to
continue the services for two or three
At Orpheus hall last Saturday night
the Indies' Orpheus entertained their
friends with dancing, music, etc., light
refreshments being served during the
evening. A jolly good time is reported
by those present.
The name of the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob Tschudin whose death on
Sunday, Jan. 7, was mentioned in last
week's Jocssxl, was Rosa, aged about
ISyears. She was a dutiful, good daugh
ter, beloved by alL
Miss Anna Gietzen writes from
Riverside, CaliL, where she is spending
the winter, that she has experienced six
earthquakes since Christmas. Miss
Gietzen is in better health than when
she left home last falL
Mrs. Gua. Priebe was taken sudden
ly very ill Saturday week, after eating
canned meat; feeling Tery thirsty, she
partook of milk, which, the doctor after
wards said, was all that saved her. She
was very ill for a day.
The fragile babe and the growing
child are strengthened by WHITE'S
CREAM VERMIFUGE- It destroys
worms, gets digestion at work, and so
rebuilds the body. Price 25 cents. A.
Heintz and Pollock Co.
Whosoever has suffered from pues
knows how painful and troublesome they
are. TABLExTS BUCKEYE PILE
OLNTMEST is guaranteed to care piles.
Price 50 cents hi bottles. Tabes, 75
cents. A. Heintz and Pollock t Co.
George A. McArthur, who hasn't
been heard from since he made aa
attempt to ran a newspaper in Platte
county without gotag broke, aad failed,
turns up at last aa editor of the Casaers
at Krai merer, Wyo. Tiacohn JoaraaL
Martin Eanter. neDhew of 1. Gluek.
started yesterday, from Chicago, on his
return trip to Europe.
Envelopes with your return card
printed on them, for 50 cents a single
hundred; for larger quantities, and dif
ferent grades, call at The Jocbxjll
office for prices.
The Chicken Gar'
bus every week, and offers the highest
market prices for poultry, for export to
foreign countries. Call or address. John
Schmocker, agent. lmo
I have 30 acres of timbered land in
Muscatine county, Iowa, within eight
miles of Muscatine, which I desire to
trade for a house and lot in Columbus;
will assume some incumbrance, not too
much. Price of land, 330 per acre, no
incumbrance. C. S. Eastern. 3
James O'Brien, who was injured
some days ago by the accidental dis
charge of a pistoL returned Thursday
from Omaha, where he had been under
special treatment, and where the ball
was located and extracted. It is thought
that his eye-sight will not be strong as
it would have been if the injury had not
Fred. Drummond while at work at
the Hemp works, Friday morning about
8 o'clock as he was feeding tow had his
glove caught, the mill taking in a por
tion of his right hand, tearing the thumb
off, and so mashing the fore finger that
it was found necessary to amputate it
While the other fingers were badly
injured it is not supposed that am
putation will be necessary.
We understand that Friday even
ing, January 26, there will be a public
meeting in this city to which all are in
vited for the purpose of giving expres
sion to sympathy with the Boers in their
struggle against the English. Who the
speakers are to be we are not informed,
or whether the expression of sympathy
is to take the form of enlistment as
"farmers" emigrating to the TransvaaL
DEATH OF JOHN ELLIOTT.
Departed this life, at his residence in this city, Monday morning, January 15.
1900, after a protracted illness. John Elliott, in the seventy-seventh year of his age.
John Elliott was born October 14. 1823, in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania,
and during his childhood and younger manhood lived with his parents on a farm.
He enlisted in the Mounted Rifle regiment, when yet young, going from Carlisle,
Pennsylvania, into active service July 10, 1846. He had many interesting expe
riences in the three years of service, and was promoted to be second sergeant of
his company. A parchment certificate of honorable mention signed by James K.
Polk, president, and Wm. L. Marcy, secretary of war, August, lSi7, was one of the
souvenirs greatly prized by him.
He served under General Taylor at Monterey, and under General Scott on the
Vera Cruz line and in the taking of the City of Mexico, fighting in the battles of
Contrares, Cherubusco, Molena del Rey and Chapultepec, receiving honors for
distinguished services in the first-named engagement.
After returning from the war Mr. Elliott was a merchant at Carlisle, Penn
sylvania, until in 1376, when he came to Platte county, settling on his farm on
Shell creek. In about 1S83, he came to Columbus, where he has ever since resi
ded. For seven years he was street commissioner, and was bailiff of the District
court many years, serving in that capacity at the term before his last sickness,
which began December 27, with a stroke of paralysis, since which he had been con
fined to his bed, suffering other strokes, and finally departed this life Monday
morning at 2:40.
He was one of the very first members of the order of Knights of Pythias in
the United States, and was an ardent knight at all times.
Mr. Elliott was married November 1, 1849, to Mary Jane Smiley, who survives
him, with their five children: Joseph of Salt Lake City, Utah; Mrs. Charles Gil
Ion, Neosho, Missouri; Hanson S., of Columbus and Mrs. E. H. Andrews of Lead
The grandchildren are all now here except Miss Florence Elliott and James
Services at the residence at 10 o'clock, Wednesday, Jan. 17, at which it is ex
pected Rev. Hayes will officiate, in his absence. Rev. Rogers.
Chief Bert J. Galley, accompanied '
by the delegates from the engine, hook j
and ladder and hose companies of the
Columbus Fire Department, leave this '
Tuesday evening for Norfolk to attend!
the state convention of firemen which j
will be in session Tuesday, Wednesday I
and Thursday. I
The Central City Nonpareil of Jan. ,
11 contains eighteen notices of redemp- (
tion from tax sale, signed "The County I
of Merrick, Purchaser." They contain
the notification that if not redeemed f
within the time specified "proceedings
will be instituted to foreclose the lien of '
said taxes on the same."
HERBLNE should be used to enrich
and purify the blood; it cures all forms
of blood disorders, is especially useful in
fevers, skin eruptions, boils, pimples,
blackheads, scrofula, salt rheum and
every form of blood impurity; it is a safe
and effectual cure. Price, 50 cents. A.
Heintz and Pollock i Co.
Fred Meyer was a business caller at
Jousxai. headquarters Wednesday, re
newing his subscription to Ths Joubxaz.
and the Chicago Inter Ocean for another
year. He tells us among other items
that Columbus dealers last week paid
202 cents a bushel for corn when Bell
wood was giving but 19 cents.
Mr. Johnson's room in the Bruger
block was broken into last Wednesday
and f S stolen out of his pants pocket.
He is cook at the Rickly restaurant, and
when he came to his room in the evening,
found things scattered around generally
and the money gone. The thief had
entered through a window in the hall
The Soldiers7 monument is not yet
complete and so we defer our write-up of
it until later. It is about 30 feet high;
is located in the middle of Frankfort
square; the heaviest stone weighs about
16,000 pounds, and is 9x9 feet; the die is
four feet square and 4 high, and on it
are cut 132 names. The stone column
is surmounted by a bronze eagle with a
spread of six feet; the two cannon are to
be placed on pedestals (one on the east,
the other on the west of the column)
three feet square and. four high, the
mouths of the cannon to the south. W.
R. Emball of Kimball Bros., Lincoln,
has beea superintending the work,
usefulness greater than any other reme
dy. A day seldom passes ia every house
hold, especially where there are children,
that it is not needed. Price, 25'and 50
cents. A. Heintz and Pollock & Co.
The entertainment to be gives by
the Columbus City Band February 2, is
to be one of the very beat of the season,
the program consisting of twelve num
bers, eight by the band itself, one by a
ladies quartette consisting of Ma. Gar
low, and Misses Martha Turner. Eula
Rickly and Zura Morse; a baritone solo
by Martin Schilz; a clarionet solo by
Prof. Pospishel of Schuyler, and a vocal
solo by Miss Ethel G. Galley.
Many a bright and happy household
has been thrown into sadness and sorrow
because of the death of a loved one from
a neglected cold. BALLARD'S HORE
HOUND SYRUP is the great cure for
coughs, colds and all pulmonary ail
ments. Price, 25 and 50 cents. A. Heintz
and Pollock & Co.
Colonel John G. Maher, a son of
Michael Maher, late of Platte county,
deceased, and brother to our court
reporter, is just now active "in ascertain
ing how many men there are in thia
country who would be willing to assist
a struggling people in any way that ex
pediency might dictate," at least so says
the Omaha World-Herald. He is coni
dent of large numbers going and that
they will have the pleasure of seeing
Dodge county's treasurer has pub
lished his semi-annual statement as
required by law for the information of
tax-payers. The total credit balance on
hand Jan. 1, 1900. was 3927&S3. The
disbursements from July 1, 1599, to Jan.
1, 1900, were 8134,616.02. He received
3415.09, interest on county moneys de
posited in bank, nearly 370 a month;
during that time 47 cents was paid for
advertising; the receipts of the fee fund
Bring your orders for job-work to
this office. Satisfaction guaranteed, and
work promptly done, as agreed upon.
Many of the blotches, pimples and
other affections of the skin are caused by
the failure of the liver and kidneys to
cast off impurities, which remain in the
system. HERBLNE will stimulate the
Ivrer and kidneys, and cleanse the system
of all impurities. Price, 50 cents. A.
Heintz and Pollock & Co.
We Ieam that Miss Anna Rasmussen
of Pueblo, Colorado, has resigned her
position in the schools there, and that
she eoes to Enrooe for further instruc-
tion in manual training work, most of
the time to be spent at Stockholm,
Sweden, and Leipsic, Germany. After
getting her diplomas, she expects to see
Paris before her return to this country.
Miss Rasmussen's many friends here,
where she formerly resided, will wish
her a pleasant time abroad and a safe
James Cady of Beatrice, an old
time, boy acquaintance of Thk Joutcax.
family dropped in on us for a few min
utes the other day, and during that
brief time recalled many incidents of
the 1850 and 1860 decades at Cadiz,
Ohio. As a boy of ten years, he was
both a poet and an artist, of great re
nown among his fellows, added to which,
he was bidextrous. with his hands in any
shape, whether in play, work or battle,
and on sudden emergencies could do
double duty, and double-discount oppo
nents. The reception given by the Woman's
club Thursday afternoon at the resi
dence of L. Gerrard was attended by
over one hundred people, members and
friends of the club. The Mandolin club
furnished music during the evening, and
Mrs. Warren and Miss Ethel Galley each
sang solos. Miss Florence Kramer gave
a recitation that was well appreciated.
The dining room was decorated with
the club colors, green and pink. Large
rose bowls of pink carnations were on
the tables and mantles. The refresh
ments were served in the dining room
by several young ladies. The ladies are
very proud of the work their different
departments are accomphehing, aad are
anxious to strengthea the club by more
interest from outsiders, which these
annual reeeptaoaa aadoabtedly will do.
By Tharsday evening. January IS, at
the latest, it is aeeaasary we should have
the fund in hand to pay the contractor
for the monument, and we urgently
request those who have subscribed to
the fund to pay ap before that time. "
J. H. GT.T,TT.
Chairman Monument Committee, i
There is talk, as spring approaches, '
of the improvement of the park in the
part of that city. It ia a good
location, the trmaa in mipm mm mm th
sod mast be good. It isnt far from a i
water-main, aad if we remember rightly,
one of the big arguments for extending
the mains ia that direction was the fact
that the park should be improved, and
why not aow? The extension one block
and the beautifying that park (do you
know the name of it), should be a labor
of love for the opening of spring.
J. M. Hili of Virginia, Gage county,
was in the rity Saturday on his way
home from attending the funeral of his
mother, Mary A. Hill, who died Wednes
day last at St. Edward, Boone county,
aged 79 years. She suffered a stroke of
paralysis the previous Sunday, from
which she never recovered. Mrs. Hill
was a resident of this city some years
ago, and made a number of warm friends
during her stay. Her husband died in
the army in 1864. Mrs. Hill was grand
mother of Lieutenant Lester Sisson, who
was killed in the Philippines. She leaves
four children, fourteen grand-children
and seven great-grandchildren.
Johnny Baker, the celebrated crack
trap shot, who has been with Buffalo
Bill's Wild West show since its organiza
tion in this city in 1963, passed through
the city Monday on his way from North
Platte to New York city. He had been
called home by the death of his father,
who was a pioneer in this country, and
a man much respected in the community
where he lived. Besides being a crack
shot, Johnny is CoL Cody's first lieuten
ant, and in giving orders to the army of
employes connected with the show, he
does it in such a manner that everything
moves like clock-work, and at the same
time he is very popular with all hands.
He was accompanied by his two bright,
R. B. Thompson, a character pretty
well known in this county, recently a
resident of Creston, it seems has gotten
himself into trouble at Emerson, where
he located to practice law, and is now in
the county jail at Ponea, awaiting the
continuance of bis preliminary hearing
on the charge of obtaining money under
false pretenses. The trial is set for Feb
ruary 5. A special to the Omaha World
Herald gives the following in regard to
his doings: "Smiley, an Emerson mer
chant, having some financial entangle
ment, sought Thompson's advice. The
charge is that Thompson represented
that he had bills for collection which he
was compelled to push as Smiley s cred
itors were getting alarmed. Shortly
afterward he called on Smiley and in
formed him that warrants were out for
his arrest and that the sheriff was in
town to serve them, and the best thing
he could do would be to gire him
(Thompson) power of attorney, and turn
over his property. Meanwhile an ac
complice called, saying he was the sheriff
of Dakota county, and was after Smiley.
Thompson conferred with him and put
him off while Smiley turned his prop
erty over to Thompson and with Thomp
son's assistance left the state. In a
short time Smiley found a trick had
been played on him, and returned and
caused Thompson's arrest."
Wm. T. Allen, who has for some
months been in the employ of the Mexi
can Central Railway company at Tam
pico, Mexico, has returned home to stay,
not liking that country as a home. He
says he did honest work for his dollar,
but when he received his 31.000 in Mex
ican money he was compelled to ex
change it for $47250 of United States
money. He would like to have every
free silver advocate of Nebraska live
awhile in Mexico to fully appreciate the
value of the situation. United States
money, whether metal or paper, is eagerly
grabbed up. Much trading is done with
pennies, and they illustrate the relative
merits of the currency; it takes three of
ours to weigh as much as one of theirs,
while one of ours is worth two of theirs.
He says that a suit of man's clothing
costing 313 here would be 355 there;
shoes 32 here, 36 there; a hat 31.50 here,
same kind there $6; everything in mer
chandise is bought and sold on a gold
basis except tobacco and cigars. Mr.
Allen speaks very highly of President
Diaz, as a patriot, an official who enfor
ces the law, and as an intelligent man
comprehending the needs of the people,
and exerting his energies to accomplish
good for the nation. He says that the
railroads are doing very much in the
development of the natural resources of
the country and the civilization of the
people, but the natives are fitly named
"greasers," being slippery, treacherous,
shiftless, lazy; many of them have no
house to shelter them at night, but
wherever they find themselves when
night overtakes them, they wrap their
blanket around them and he down on
the bare ground to sleep. Near the coast
fhe climate is warm. Until the winter of
'96, which was cold enough to cut down
the coffee farms, the oldest settlers had
not seen frost there, but back in the
mountains, it is colder. Three clerks in
the railroad office, all former residents of
Missouri and also advocates of the free
and unlimited coinage of silver, wrote
their old friends, detailing their experi
ence with the coin and advising them
not to give countenance to say political
party who gave encouragement to such
doctrine. Mr. Allen leaves with us two
samples of lignum-vita, a solid wood
very much in use there. He says that
ebony, which is so costly elsewhere, is
used there for railroad ties, and is so
dense that holes are bored into it in order
to receive the spikes. A singular custom
of theirs is to allow no corpse to be
brought out of the country. Poor people
are wrapped in a blanket, and put under
seal barely sufficient to hide them from
daylight. The rich rent a burial place,
but if the pay ceases, after a year the
dead bodies are cast out. Mr. Allen's
grandson, Georgie, accompanied him,
and awing the first big flag of the Union,
he was very much delighted, and sang
oat a lad's salate to the Stars and
Mattie Post and Miss Madge
Cashing of Columbus were guests of the
CHBJSTMAS IS PAST !
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WE WILL SAVE YOU SOMETHING ON EVERY PUR
CHASE FROM OUR SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF
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A FULL LINE of
Ladies, call and see our line of Fur Col
larettes and Mulls, just the thing for
A new line of Men's FUR COATS, just
opened up. Prices from $12.50 to $22.50.
J. H. GALLEY,
505 Eleremth St., COLTnVEBUS, NEB.
hasn't located all the desirable property
we've some choice bits on our books for
sale at prices that 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
, JAEQSI & CO.,
Short Horn Bilk
ii. Cfci . .i
5 VCtS9a!3i JmcauNTaT. , a. rru by Bev. Smith of David City, at
J the home of the bride's parents in Bell-
. .....minimuy ' "od. Walter B. Henry of Columbus
-a J 1 J J J J J w Md jj Jec::ie Ha2er of Bellwood.
Mrs. Dr. Geer made a trip to Omaha The happy couple left the same morn
Monday, ing for a trip to Omaha. They have the
Miss Mary Wells of Genoa was in the ! hearty congratulations of a host of
city Friday. i ardent friends, and good wishes for long
Mr. I. Gluck was at Tarnov the first aad abundant prosperity.
of the week. They make their home at the Henry
Mrs. Kehoe of Platte Center was in our
Mrs. Fillman made a trip to Schuyler
Paul Hagel was an Omaha visitor Fri
day on business.
Christian Gruenther went up to Platte
Center to spend Sunday at home.
Balph Turner went to Lincoln Satur
day to attend the State university.
Mr. and Mrs. David Streeter of Grand
Prairie were Columbus visitors Monday.
Mrs. C. E. Pollock left this Tuesday
afternoon for a visit with friends at J
A. Jaeggi. Frank Falbaum and SamT. t
Rickly were at Omaha on business j
Mrs. J. Merrill and daughter. Miss j
Fannie, of Omaha, are visiting Mrs. W. ;
A. McAllister. i
Mrs. C. A. Murphv of Wood River
arrived today on a visit to her daughter,
Mrs. E. C. Hockenberger.
Vk Ronhnm rutrtmari hnma Sfltnrr?aT i
to Cedar Rapids, after several
visit with her son. Wm. Benham, the
Union Pacific agent.
Prof. Ed. Amherst Ott delivered his
famous lecture ''Sour Grapes' at the
opera house last Saturday night to a fair
sued audience. Everybody seemed well
pleased with the lecture.
The Seniora and Juniors had election
of officers last Thursday. The officers
elected were: President, Fred. Saffran;
secretary, Blanche Niewohner; vice pree-1
ident, George Morris. The program
committee appointed are: Florence I
Kramer, GusBecher. Peter Duffy. Their
program will be rendered in four weeks. (
Tenth grade delivered their program!
last Friday. President. John Neumar-1
Iter; secretary, Ethel Elliott. The fol-
lowinir carts were rendered bv the.
scnoiars; reatauons, Anna lAjaaa,
Julia Fay, Ethel Elliott, Wm. Kersen-
brock, Otto Schreiber, Grace Dodds. Wm. f
Brewer, Rena Turner, Clara Segelke,
Otto Roen. Grace Hoffman, Ed. Coolidge,
Anna McGowan, Elsie Hudson and Mag
gie Casein. Readings. W. Schroeder and
Ruby Young; composition, "Fleas. by
John Early was very good. Lyda Tur
ner had a well-prepared impersonation.
ue perouc laipciauusfceu was uui upec-
intendent W. J. Williams. Tocal solos!
by Ella Rasmussen aad May Davis were .
very good. Instrumental solo by Ethel
Henrieh was well received, likewise the!
by Misses Hensley and
Hutcn, Taka Xatiee!
The publie are strictly forbidden to
hunt upon the whole of section 8, in
which is located the Irrigation Pond.
Any persons trespassing will be prose-J
cuted to the full limit of the law.
15-nov-y W. T. Eksst.
' GOODS !
GOOD GOODS !
Seven bulls from eighteen to twenty-
two months old, for sale at
Okht.rtch i Bbo's F-ibx.
iXEsi cu.uLtt January ilia, duo
rancn. a nne, large tract or land near
Eavsx Sunday. January 14. of scar
let fever. Charlotte, onlv daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Ern3t."
Funeral services were held at the fam
ily residence at the foot of the bluffs
north of the city. Jlonday, Elder E. J.
Hudson otficiatiug; burial in the Co
District 44 aad Vidaity.
A Mr. Leber, son of Dr. L-br of
Omaha, spent a few days visiting with
his friend. Thomas Ehshner.
Willie Higzins of Oconee came down
Saturday of last week and visited amocg
friends a few days, returning Wednesday
Wm. Moore sold his fine farm one day
Ia3t wek for S?J7-ZS) " acre- The farm
J0"28 th Bismark creamery on the ve
and consists of 16) acres. Mr. Bachen-
f haus northwest of Peter Schmitt's mill
,. miao tout? uauoKi
A man from Butler county (whose
name we have forgotten) and who is- a
brother-in-law of Peter Dishner from
south of the river, has bought John Con
nelly's farm about six miles north of
Columbus, paying 339.50 an acre.
The weather is fine, the ground bare,
frost out of ground about four inches,
winter wheat looks green and is trying
to grow, peach buds not injured up to
last Sunday, in fact everything indicates
for this 1900 a prosperous year, and now
let us farmers do our part and make it a
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A fair, improved. 70-acre farm 1J
miles south from Genoa. Or, will sell
40 acres with improvements. Reason-
able price, tor particulars, address
Blacks it k aa4
HOBSE SHOEIXG A SPECIALTY.
WATEB TANKS. I1 kd mad
niii mv to order.
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Thirtesh St next door ae of
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