The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, February 14, 1900, Image 3

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I3 more complete than ever and invite one and all to come in and inspect it. All
:of the leading STAPLE and FANCY GROCERIES are to be found in oar store,
- .including allot the latest novelties, and we offer, for the first time in Columbus,
the ramous FERNDALE CANNED FRUITS and VEGETABLES wkich are ab
solutely the best.
la fine Teas and Coffees, Chas 4 Sahbors's. as usual, take the lead. We
.ell the celebrated Log Cabin Staple Syrup and warrant it to be the best.
You- will find oar Qaeensware and Lamp department very complete and can.
easily find what job, want. Persona buying1 in large quantities will do well to call
on is M we have the right goods and will make the prices right. Careful atten
dee and courteous treatment accorded to all.
Eleventh Street,
C ohtmbits gaunial.
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Salt Lake City.
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No. TPaMner. daily exempt Sunday
Nn. 32 Aeouamudatioa. daily except
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N.1: 21 Paaaempr. dally except Sunday 9:00 p. m
No. SI Accommodation, daily except
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So. i.Z Columbcut Local It.
No 102, Fat Mail
No 4. Atlantic Kxpnma. .
No 1, Overland Limited.
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Norfolk paaaettpr trainii ran daily,.
No train on Albion and Cedar Rapid branch
Colasibo Local daily except Sunday.
W. H. EvinsJL Aent.
gieit if Jgthtes.
SaTAll nodeea under thi heading will b
ehargwl at the rate of $2 a year.
rRecolar meatusa 3d weaneaoay in aaca
aoBta. All brethren invited to atread
C. J. trASLOW. W. SU
Gca. G. Bscaxa, Sac'y. 3BaiT
lBu Tneaday evening oc aacn
k at their hall on Thirteenth
atreec Yiaiun brethrea cordially;
Invited. .AAi,a. i.
Geo. FAracHm. Sec'y. gjanffi-tf
V the World, meet every ecoad and fourth
Thnradaya of the aoath.7J0 p. nu. at L O. Q. F.
1H L Thirteenth street. Rea-olar attendance i
very desirable, and all visiting brethren are cor
dially invited to
with a.
Saimta hold regular aei iu.ea every Sudaj
at 2 p. w-, prayer nMenngoa Wedaaaday eveaiac
at their chspei, comer of North street and Facile
iu. All are cordially invited.
Elder H. J. Hrnaos. Preaideat.
firaov REFORMED CHTBCH. Sunday
V3T School at 9 JO a. m. Church every Sunday
at ll.- a. ai. Chrisbas Endeavor at 7 JO p. nu
Ladise' Aid Society every first Thursday in the
moalh at the church. 14nov-4
Wheal, old "f? bushel . . 49
Com, shelled f? bushel . 22
Corn, ear fl bushel . . . 22
Qta f? buafceL 1S
Bye bushel -ill
Barlev. V boahel 25J
Hogs-V cwt. 4 353 4 50
Pat cattle t? cwt 2 S0 3 55
Potatoes- bnaheL 3)
BaUer- tx 1417
Eggs f? dosec 12
Markets corrected every Tneaday af
ternoon. Enquire of Herrick.
Do not forget Myers. tf
' District court next week.
See Gates Bros5, cattle and horses.
Dr. Naumann, dentist, Thirteenth,
strajat. tf
Fine-job work dene at Txx Jocssax.
Wxadow shades from 15c upward.
Dr. Baker, physician and svrgeoa,
oce Olive street. tf
isrmoaBeter 6s below zaro Satax-
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j amrsmc ir :au
Dr. L. C Toaa, Hoaaeopathie phyai-
eaa. Goixaaboa, Xsh.
- . Dr. B. D. Miisa deatist, over Pol
lock's, 13th aavd North streeta.
afl 1 Era Lasfcfeaagh satertaiaed a
party of friiwiiia Wtdasariiy
Drs. Msrtya, Evssai k
..tawa6Vxsaorca!7ridhofw store, tf
. Oar aew assaple liae of earaetswill
sasw be ic Wait lor them. The Fair.
For aaw watch rwpams, call oa
Cad Fm !, 11th St, Colamboa, Xeh.
Eagatz & Co.
A Careful Groceryman
fills your orders with precision and
promptness- We not only do tht bat
we fill them with the choicest and best
quality in this line that can be procured.
We are expert judges of
and our'LCmjMe4 Gftw-is and TaMe
Delicacies we procure from the most
reliable and best manuikcturers.
Columbus, Nebraska.
Mielenz for best photos.
Miss Minnie Dishner 3 again very
Final appearance of Morrison's
! Faust.
Chancy S. Mapes has been granted
a 36 pension.
Bruce, son of E. D. Brink, is under
the doctor's care.
Edith, daughter of George Galley,
jr., is quite sick.
Bayard Fuller moved last week to
Durant, Oklahoma.
Opera house, Tuesday, February
20, Morrison's Faust.
Something new every season with
Lewis Morrison's Faust.
Wanted, a girl for general house
werk. Enquire of Mrs. L Gluck. tf
Friday evening, Feb. 16, Prof. Porter
and his elocution class at opera house.
Gov. Poynter and Gen. Barry are
expected this Tuesday evening in the city.
Married Monday at Platte Center,
John Gleason and Miss Bessie Higgins.
Mrs. T. Keating has been confined to
the bed with sickness, but is now better.
Do not fail to see our 8-foot galvan
ized steel mill for S32.00. A. Dussell &
Son. tf
The Lincoln Journal is illustrating
by the use of home-made cuts, Johnson,
Bring us your orders for job-work.
They will receive prompt and careful
The Hookies' mask ball February
22, promises to be a record breaker for
The aluminum plates made by Dr.
McKean are fast taking the place of all
other dentures.
If you are thinking of getting an
aluminum plate, go and see samples at
Dr. Naumann's. tf
The Epworth League wdl give a
social at the residence of M. K. Turner
Friday evening.
Mr. Wemple has been appointed
postmaster at Lindsay, in place of Mr.
Pryor, resigned.
Dr. McKean 's method of making
aluminum plates places them on an
equality with gold.
Major Kilian is department com
mander for the Spanish-American war
veterans of Nebraska.
Special services at the Baptist
church every evening this week except
Saturday. All invited.
A. X. Tost of the Omaha Bee was in
the city Friday, stopping for sapper
with his son, Bev. Yost.
Several different kinds of weather
here the past week, variety enough to
suit the most fastidious.
Prof. Porter has superior talent as
an impersonator and reciter. Lieut.
Governor E. A. Gilbert.
C F. Gleason, agent for Kimball
Bros-, Lincoln. Granite and marble for
all kinds of cemetery work.
Barton Photos Hft"?
SaJey's. N Maney in advance. tf
We have never noticed that as a man
gets well off he is content to have his
pockets picked Looking Glass.
The Union Pacific company paid
into the Colfax county treasury the other
day as taxes for 1899, 96379.9L
Married, Saturday last, by Judge
Bobiaon, Delarm Shinn aad Miss Josie
Timothy, both of Platte Center.
Henry Ragatr Co. have something
of interest to say to Jocbsax. readers in
their new advertisement this week.
We have now on hand a Kn of
"regret" cards and envelopes. Also suit
able for afternoon party invitations.
E. von Bergen, whose physician di
rected him some days ago to keep within
doors, has been steadily improving.
Mm. Elizabeth B. Merrill has been
granted a divorce from Jay Merrill, a
former resident here, later at Omaha.
Bring your orders for job-work to
thiaofsce. Satisfaction guaranteed, and
work promptly done, aa agreed apon.
The BeHwood Gazette reports a
number of thefts of corn and wheat
lately from granaries in that vicinity.
Fire escapes were placed in the rear
of the Thurston hotel last week, a very
valaable and necessary improvement.
Wax. Srhfla makes boots and shoes
in the beat styles, and aaea only the very
best stock that can be procured in the
market, tf
Bed pepper is an excellent eondi
meat, and its effect on the liver is
tisasrlriWf Ifskrta aad intsrmitteat
ehEk eaaaet eadare the prance of red
BepfMr, which shoadd be apoa. every
tabie,-SatMMl Health JouraaL
We hare a
sent oat by order of Senator Tharstoa,
for free dtstrAttioa. Call aad get a
John Stovieek above the heazaeto
Schayler Moaday for his employer,
Heary Gaes, undertaker. We did not
learn farther.
can get an 8-foot Freeport Galvaniaed
steel windmill from A. Dussell & Son
for only $25JQQ. tf
Mrs. J. P.Becker aad Mrs. Tiffany
will give a tea at the home of Mrs.
Becker, Wednesday afternoon. Come
and briagyoar friends.
The Butler Coanty Press has started
to pabliah twice a week fnstad of once.
Mr. Casper has our sympathy. Wecoald
wish him a better fate.
Dr. Naumann can serve yon in anything-
that is known to the dental pro
fession. Aluminum pTitea, gold plates,
crown aad bridge work, ete etc.
Misses Oiga and Ida Egger, Charles
Finecy, W. B. Dale, and Wax. La Bae
were among those from here who at
tended the funeral of Lieut. Sisaon.
We have a line of tinware, kitchen
utensils, underclothing, stationery, boots
and shoes. If you need anything in our
line call and see us. voa Bergen Bros.
Married, at the Methodist parson
age in this city, by Bev. J. P. Yost, Sat
urday, February 10, Clayton E. Giles and
Miss Edith Archtberg, both of Genoa.
AL Williams has lost two of bis
children by scarlet fever, and the two
others are sick with the same disease.
He is a brother of Thomas Williams of
this city.
Few speakers range from the deepest
tragedy, the most pathetic, to the light
est humor, as does Prof Porter. His
tact of entertainment is excellent. York
A few more of the Failor stock of
thoroughbred bulls and heifers left and
for sale at C K. Davies' place. Address
Silver Creek post-office, or better, call
personally. tf
Mrs. W. C. Sutton is at St. Mary's
hospital, and has undergone an operation
for cancer of the breast and arm. She
is eighty-four years old, and her home is
St Edward.
James Burrows was in the city
Saturday, doing business at the court
house. He eays that the recent wolf
hunt up the country was not a success
in gathering wolves.
At W. A. Schroeder's sale the other
day, farm machinery sold at very low
prices; horses low, but cattle went fairly
well calves $13 and $11, cows $42, year
ling steers as high as $24
When pain or irritation exists on
any part of the body the application of
give prompt relief. Price, 25 and 50
cents. A. Heintz and Pollock fr Co.
Down at Ulysses a restaurant was
searched by the peace authorities and
there were found sixty-three bottles of
beer, four of ginger ale. a keg of Jamaica
rum and a jug of rum quite an outfit.
Tuesday evening, February 27, there
will be an Epworth League rally at the
Methodist church in this city. Several
good speakers from Omaha and other
places will Ise present. Everybody in
vited. The family of J. S. Hatfield will
leave next Monday for Hooper, Colorado,
where Mr. Hatfield has a position as
miller. The family have been residents
here for a number of years and the good
will of their many acquaintances goes
with them.
At the Beferees' sale Monday of the
Yoeman land, the SO acres brought 240,
the purchaser being G. W. Phillips,
county clerk, who owns adjoining tracts.
This land was years ago owned by Wm.
Graves of this city, who entered it aa a
Miss Akes Plumb left here Monday
morning for Franklin county, Nebr.,
called there by the illness of her sister
Alice, who has been making her home
there the past year with her brother
Henry. If able to make the trip, both
will return soon.
It seems from authentic report
which has just reached us that our
cousin's son, Chester Clark, (who so
journed a few weeks in Columbus last
year), was the first U. S. soldier to make
the landing on Cuban soil, in the Spanish-American
George Thomazin and his young son
Bobert were in the city Monday, coming
down to meet Mrs. Thomazin, who ar
rived Monday forenoon from a six weeks'
visit with relatives at Peoria, Illinois.
It had been some thirty years since Mrs.
Thomazin had been there.
If the weather should prove favor
able the Hookies will give a parade on
the afternoon of the date of their mask
ball, February 22, and we hear that the
procession will he headed by the famous
"Si Plunkard Babe Band,' which will
be worth going miles to see.
O. Johnson, who bae for the last few
weeks been located at Evanston, Wyo.,
as chief clerk and cashier of the freight
department for the Union Pacific com
pany, likes the place and the position
very much. We do not understand that
his family will more at present.
Just aa we close oar forms, we are
assured that the new opera house will
surely be erected, and that on the lots
66 feet east of the Thurston hotel, and
owned by J. E. North, a sufficient
amount having- been pledged, Full par
ticulars, so soon as we can get them.
- The increased business at M. C
Casein's meat market has compelled him
to make some changes which will aeon
take place. He has sold to a Schayler
party the entire inside fixtarea of his
market, includina; ace box, and a new
and more capacious set will soon be in
Dont let the hand of time paint
wrinkles on your face. Esep young; by
keeping- the blood pore aad the efiaestivii
organs in a altafal condition. HEBB
LNE will do thia. Health is youth, dis
ease and airrnfsa brings old age. Pries,
50 centa. A. Heiatx aad Pollock iCo.
G. Holds of Central City,
one of the referees ia the Yocmm lead
ease, was in the city Moaday, and gave
Tax Jbcaaux. a baesaeaa calL He set
tled in Nebraska ia 1871, oa a
stead, pnrchaaiaf; hislamber
4Halst. He has sua
of the early days hi 3
back to
throagh the state to
Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Sixteenth and Last Tear ef the
Unite States.
Powerful Cast! New Scenery' Com
pany Carry a Special Car! Grand Cho
rus! Elegant Costumes! Marvellous
M-byy"' and Electrical Effects!
jyNo advance in prices. 35, 50 and
to cents. Seats on sale Sonday, Feb.
18th at Pollock Co. s drug store.
N. B. This Company is secured under
a heavy guarantee, and it ia hoped it will
meet with the generous patronage it
deserves, as the opportunity is seldom,
given of witnessing a production so re
nowned. You can help anyone whom you find
suffering from inflamed throat laryn
geal trouble. Bronchitis, coughs, colds,
etc, by advising the use of BALLARD'S
HOBEHOUND SYBUP; the great rem
edy for coughs and colds. Price, 25 and
50 cents. A. Heintz and Pollock 4 Co.
There is probably no disease or con
dition of the human system that causes
more suffering- and distress than piles.
MENT cures them quickly, without pain
or detention from business. Price, 50
cents in bottles Tubes, 75 centa A
Heintz and Pollock Co.
Henry Bagatz recently received in
quiries from wholesale houses in Omaha
in regard to building a canning factory
here. The fact that irrigation is pro
curable here is what brings the inquiry.
It would be a great thing for this com
munity to have several factories where
more employment would be given, farm
land increase in value, etc
Mr. B. T. Wetherell has disposed of
his furniture business to Mr. F. E.
Matthews, of Columbus. Mr. Matthews
has had experience in this business and
promises to do his best to make it a suc
cess here. He appears to be a man of
considerable ability and energy and we
trust he will meet with the realization of
his expectations. Clarks Enterprise.
C. K. Davies was in the city yester
day, and says that on Saturday last he
sold five of the thoroughbred cattle, that
he has been advertising in The Jocbxal,
to Mr. G. J. Campbell, formerly manager
of the Bay State Cattle ranch, who
bought them to sell again. Mr. Davies
is making' arrangements to engage more
extensively in raising thoroughbred
Wherever money is expended for the
public there is one safe rule and that is
to see that the public gets its money
worth. There have been so many trans
parent, unmitigated jobs put up on the
innocent that it is no wonder the air is
full of suspicion, but ic is just in such
times that enterprising men can go ahead
and work wonders. Honest effort and
capital can go ahead with anything
needed -
The Youth's Companion is beyond
doubt one of the best publications in the
world. Its good qualities are solid and
useful; it has a working merit that needs
only be tested to be appreciated. The
last number contains a sketch by Lyman
J. Gage on "Character, Credit and Capi
tal," that is worth a year's subscription
to any young man or woman, and inter
esting and profitable to any who may
read it.
Having made a reference to the
school building muddle at Fremont, it is
in place to give the following paragraph
from the last Tribune: "The school
board should reject all bids for erecting
a high school building and start again.
The plans and specifications are too in
definite for building a granary. They
should be discarded and a competent
architect hired to get up a new set upon
which bids may be intelligently made.
There is no use to invite trouble and
perhaps scandal from the start.'
It has been suggested to the Jora
SAX. editor that he write a book entitled
"Household Hints." If we should un
dertake such a task, among the first
items would go down the different ways
of starting a fire, properly, with some
comments on the many improper meth
ods, and among these, the use of either
benzine or kerosene would have an im
portant place. Along with this would
go a dissertation on gases in general, and
the necessity of knowing the explosive
power of different substances in common
While Dennis Flynn was returning
home from town last Saturday one of the
tugs became unhitched and his team
became frightened and started on the
run. The wagon tongue dropped down
and Mr. Flynn was thrown from the
wagon. He received an ugly cut on the
head and two of his ribs were broken.
He was patched up by a physician and
will be all right again in a short time
Dr. D. A. Lewis went to Columbus Tues
day to be treated at the hospital for in
somnia. His son Frank accompanied
him. Albion News.
Mrs. Anna Warren gave a concert in
Platte Center, Friday evening for her
pupils, assisted by others. Prof. Gar
lichs. Miss Lora Becher, Mrs. L. Jaeggi,
Miss May Davis, Miss Neumarker, John
Early, John Neumarker and Fred Saff
ron went up from here to help on the
program in various ways. Others from
Columbus who went to attend the enter
tainment were: Mrs. McCann, Mrs. Wal
ters, B. G. Hard, Misses Emma Kersen
brock, Angie Early, Chrieta Kipple, LL1
lie Ernst, Grace Hatfield, Hed wig Jaeggi,
Paul Hagel and Rudy Miller. The enter
tainment, we understand, was a success
artistically, as well as financially.
From everywhere eome the moat
nattering reports of Lewis Morrison's
"FaaaC" which is being presented thai
year mounted in a most sublime manner.
The press have been decidedly enthn
staetic over the surprising additions
which have been made to this play. The
l-preeent production is said to sarpess all
former ones and considerable has been
said aad written about the vivid aad
weird Bracken scene, as well as the
beautiful gardea setting; which ie said to
be a perfect bevy of flowers aad arranged
so naturally that one almost rnaginTtt
they are in haling the fragrance of the
real article. Oeera
The faaeral of Lieateaaat Saasoa took
place at St. Edward Friday last, the
remains bemsr escorted from here by
Sergeant John Brock, jr.TBugier Charles
Miner, George Brodfaehrer and BL
DeLong. former members of Mr. Season's
Co. K, First Nebraska. At St. Edward
depot a procession formed and the body
was taken to the Presbyterian church.
After noon the chareh was filled aad
two hundred coald not gain admittance.
Business hosses were closed from 1 to
3:30. The boys of the First Nebraska
under command of Major yflfarr mirraaiT
in with full uniform and took seats oa
the right of the casket.
After music and prayer, Ber. Trezona,
of the M. E. chareh, North .Bend, aa
intimate friend of the family, preached
from the text IT Timothy,23: "Endure
hardness as a good soldier."
He spoke of the high repute in which
the soldier of ancient times was held,
and of the great delight with which the
rank and file of the army as well as the
general went into the strife. He also
spoke of some of the qualities necessary
to the makeup of the "good soldier,
such as obedience, courage, a worthy
object for which to contend, and a wil
lingness to endure the toils and hard
ship incident to the soldier's life. Hav
ing done this he called attention to the
fact that "our soldier boy," lieutenant
Siason possessed these qualities and as
a young soldier had few, if any superior
in his regiment. In conclusion he called
attention to the need of soldiers in the
moral realm, soldiers who will show their
coarage by their obedience to the Mas
ter's calL
The Album, militia acted as pall-bearers
at the cemetery, where the casket
was lowered into the grave, followed by
three volleys with "taps" sounded by
Bugler Miner.
Lester was born June 23, 1873, at the
homestead four miles northeast of St.
Edward in Platte county. When sixteen
he learned the printer's trade in Colum
bus, and worked here in several of the
offices and also in Lincoln. He headed
twenty-six recruita for the First Nebras
ka, going with them to Manila, and pro
moted from sergeant to lieutenant, hold
ing that rank when he was killed in a
charge upon the enemy at Quinga, April
23, 1S99, almost instantaneously with
CoL Stotsenberg.
We condense the foregoing from the
St. Edward Sun.
One block west, four doors from
Schwarz & Easton's hardware store,
where we will be pleased to see our cus
tomers. Our line of dry goods is better
than ever. One thousand yards of best
calico on sale at 5c a yard.
2t ThzFaib.
Are you nervous, run down, weak
and dispirited? Take a few doses of
HERBLNE. It will infuse new energy,
new life into the exhausted nerves, the
overworked brain or muscular system,
and put a new face on life and business.
Price, 50 cents. A. Heintz and Pollock
4 Co.
Nervous children are almost always
thin children- The "out-door-boy" is
seldom nervous. WHITE'S CREAM
VERMIFUGE is the best preventive
of nervousness. It strengthens the sys
tem and assists to that sort of flesh,
which creates strength and power of
endurance. Price 25 cents. A. Heintz
and Pollock Co.
The Norfolk folks, it seems from the
following paragraph in the last week's
Journal, are not so well pleased as they
might be with the deal they made:
"There is considerable complaint on the
part of mechanics who worked on the
opera house building that they cannot
get their pay. One or more mechanic's
liens have been filed, and it is said that
others will follow. It certainly seems
that with the amount Mr. Warrant suc
ceeded in working out of the people of
Norfolk, he should pay the men who
furnished labor and materials for the
new 'Norfolk's pride' unless he wants
the people of this city to pay all the
bills on the building for the privilege of
having him own it."
The entire course of study from the
kindergarten to the university should be
the best attainable at every stage. It is
just as important that the maximum of
training be secured for the grades and
high schools as for the university. The
course of study throughout should be so
well balanced as to bring into action
every faculty of the pupiL The best
results cannot be attained when one
division of public instruction forces its
requirements upon all others. The
course of study for high schools should
not be wholly determined by those who
are interested only in college work.
Nothing is truer than the foregoing
taken from the Layman's Corner of the
Lincoln Journal, and it is a subject that
forces itself upon the school authorities
of this state.
The most important item of railroad
news announced for several months is
that on May 1 the Burlington and North
ern. Pacific railroads will establish
through train service in both directions
between Portland and St. Louis by way
of Billings, Mont. To maintain this
through service, ten trains will be re
quired, and orders for the new equip
ment have already been placed. The
new trains will carry sleeping, dining,
tourist and smoking cars, as well as first
and second class coaches. The Burling
ton Route ia becoming a big factor in the
passenger situation in the Northwest,
and the arrangement now being perfect
ed will undoubtedly have a tendency to
make the BQlings gateway even more
popular than it has been in the past.
It is with regret we receive the in
formation that this will be the final
season of Lewis Morrison's magnificent
and long to be remembered production
of "Faust," though from the extensive
and expensive mountings which have
been given the play this year one would
imagine it was just entering the field to
remain for many seasons to come. Every
thing is entirely new, and recent inven
tions in the way of mechanical and elec
trical stage craft have been taken ad
vantage of, resulting in a thoroughly
surprising and decidedly gratifying- pre
sentatioB. of a play which so long has
been among- the most successful theatri
cal enterprises. As stated, Lews Mor
rison's "Faust" will positively not toar
after the conclusion of this season, but
it will continue to live for years to coeie
xa the memories of the thoaaaads who
have sees it. Opera hoase, Taesday,
I lawaml fiaasaw 5
3 ttsJi WmtMOttU m
i i linn Mi1
Ed. Hoare was xa the city Maaday.
Homer DeLong- was in Omaha Saaday.
John Wiggins was ia Omaha Satur-
Mas Louisa Keyi
m Clarks.
visiting- at home
Mam Laura
a S. McAllister of Hamphrey '
the city Moaday.
Frank Bnssiter of Silver Creak,
i in
the eity over Saaday.
Pan! Hagel was ia Omaha Friday aad
Saturday c bsamaese.
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. BoaaiUr of Silver
Creek visited ia this city last week.
Misses Ethel Hearieh aad Marjorie
Wilbiaas spent Saturday sad Saaday ia
Platte Center.
Miss Jessie Unsaid of Cedar Bspids
came down Moaday to visit her friend,
Mks Lillie HegaL
Mias Hattie Seltssraad Mav Leaks
Matthews were ia the city Satarday.
They left a the afternoon for Chicago.
Mrs. W. E. Kerr of SHver Creek and
Mrs. Q. H. Swartwood of Salt Lake,
visited Mrs Late North last Satarday.
Mra.J.aFUlmsa retaraed Satarday
from Utica, where she bss been visiting-.
Her sister. Mm. Teanhsffh, retaraed with
Mr.and Mm. George Streeter of Grand
Prairie, started last Tussday for an ex
tended pleasure trip to Ogden, Boise
City and Portland
Mrs. Anna Warren, Mrs. Dr. Vase,
Mm J. G. Beeder, Mas Phoebe Gerrard
and Miss Anna Nichols went to Lincoln
Monday to hear PaderewakL
Am Ia-tortant Trasjrfar.
The sale of the Hendryx farm near
Monroe, 400 acres at $50 per acre, to one
of the largest seed growing companies of
this state was closed Tuesday last, H. E.
Babcock negotiating the sale.
The sale means much to Columbus, and
to the farmers of this community. It is
the highest price ever paid for a large
tract of land in the county. It demon
strates the fact that these rich soils, when
irrigated, are being appreciated by non
residents. It means the location of ware-
rooms and general offices in Columbus,
and the industry will employ, in busy
seasons, over 100 people, and will dis
tribute approximately $50,000.00 per
annum throughout the city. It means
the growing of 3,000 to 5,000 acres of seed
crops in this vicinity which will require
a large force of men. Diversified farming-,
higher-priced land, rests rising to as
high as $8 per acre, large profits from
intense cultivation, will naturally and
inevitably follow. It ia a step towards
the building up of the home market.
The Nebraska Central Irrigation Co.,
builders of the Great Eastern canal and
of whom Mr. Babcock is the general
manager, expended several thousand
dollars this season putting in a large
acreage to seed crops for the purpose of
demonstrating to seed-growers the super
iority of seeds grown where moisture can
be furnished just as needed, and the
demonstration was complete. The sale
of this land, and the location of the new
industry here result. It is the first dis
tinctive victory for irrigation in Platte
Mr. Frank T. Emerson, manager for
the Western Seed and Irrigation Co.,
who have purchased the Hendryx farm,
has been for the past fifteen years in the
same business at Waterloo, Nebraska.
The company will move to Columbus and
make this their headquarters, a great
Schasi sTotsa.
Miss Grace Dodds of the Tenth grade
was sick daring the latter part of last
week, but is again able to be at school.
Charles Bloedorn of the Senior grade
was absent last week, making business
trips for his father, to several neighbor
ing cities.
Prof. Carey of Platte Center visited
our schools last week, as the schools of
Platte Center are closed on account of
scarlet fever.
The pupils from High school, who
attended Mrs. Warren's concert at Platte
Center Friday night, were: Marjorie
Williams, Angie Early, Ethel Henrich,
John Early, John Neumarker and Fred
Saffron. They report a pleasant time.
Wm. Wagner of the Senior grade will
begin writing school notes for the Tele
gram this week. William is an ener
getic young man and will undoubtedly
keep the Telegram well posted in school
news. In a like manner, Laurence Hohl
will contribute for the Times.
The Juniors and Seniors delivered
their program last Friday, a Lincoln
program. The president, Fred Saffron,
and the secretary, Blanche Niewohner,
being absent, George Morris and Delia
Newman filled the vacancies. The pro
gram opened with a patriotic song, fol
lowed by up-to-date current events by
Louise Frader. Gus Becher 9 essay
brought out both sides of the Transvaal
question. Petite Martyn had a well
prepared impersonation. A very inter
esting' history of our town was read by
Bella Ltaco. Recitations, "Why Should
the Spirit of Mortal be Proud?" Arvina
Luers. "Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech,"
Madge Cuahing. "Lincoln's 2d Inaugu
ral Address," Wm. Wagner. "When
Lincoln Died." Alice Lickly. "Lincoln's
Burial," Rosa Stauffer. -Abraham Lin
coln," Vera Kramer. "Ship of State,"
Tena Zinnecker. were all well rendered.
"Characterization of Lincoln" was well
prepared and read by Louise Tomlis.
Essay by Mattie Poet was good. Esther
Johnson, in a very able way, compared
the lives of Lincoln and Washington.
"Humorous Anecdotes of Lincoln" by
George Moras, produced a great deal of
TTiii-th RfladingTr, "Death of Lincoln,"
and "Vengeance of the American Flag,"
by Delia Newman, were good. Marjorie
Williams played a piano solo in her
usual rflnritr manner. The paper ded
icated to Lincoln by Peter Duffy
well read by Florence Kramer and
followed by great applause. After the
program was over one of oar visitors,
Mm. Wbl. Speicev arose and expressed
her appreciation of the afternoon's pro
gram, sayiag it eras the best she had
ever beard ia the High sehooL vnrmg
oar other visitors we noticed Mark T.
MrMshrsi, Jesse E. Rector, Bobert
ry sad Fret Porter, of York,
Be M
lnii niltsJH,
LiaMit mi
Ladies, call and see our line of Fur Col
larettes and Muffs, just the thine; for
A new line of Men's FUR COATS, just
opened up. Prices from $12.50 to $22.50.
OirHitlii "SUMaliWi RtisnaHtPrios"
303 EleTeath St.,
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 oar prices and terms are decided
TUateesttfc SU
Fref. Psrtsr Class.
Grand entertainment at Congregation
al church, Friday evening, February 16,
at 8 o'clock. Admission 25 and 15 cents.
Patronize home talent, by a good crowd.
Class carefully drilled by Prof. W. W.
Orduatra. - . - - - - -
Gone with a Hkadao&or 3fan -
. . ProtW. W.Portar
Told br 'he Hoapital Sana Paolina Eliaa
5cea from Julias Camr
Win. Wagaur. as.. .Bracos
Lawrencw E. Hohl. aa. - . - Caarioa
Who 'a Got My Golden Arm? Sana Tomer
Abraham Lincoln .- Vara Kramer
First Settler'a Story W.W.Portar
Orcheatra ... . .... ....
The Spaniah Mother .. . .. Alica Conaidiae
TwoFoaa. - Eliae Bmassr
Solo - ...MiaaBirdDodtfa
Scene (Macbeth) and several homorooa piec
m to . W.W. Porter
lifhTOTd sad Tidaity.
Dave Kluck has returned from Buf
falo, N. Y.
Bev. Hover is out again, after a seige
of la grippe.
Peter Cornwell was doing business in
our town Saturday.
Burt Odell made a pleasure trip to
ward the setting sun last Sunday.
Miss Anna Yossi of Columbus spent
last week visiting her friends, Mrs. Will
Stevenson and Helen Hoppe.
Members of Mr. Stevens' family, who
has moved into the dwelling recently
vacated by Patsy Carrol, are sick with
scarlet fever.
Mrs. Albert Cady, wife of our genial
station agent, has been seriously ill but
is at present better. Drs. Martyn &
Evans are in attendance.
Our village blacksmith has put in a
new steel forge, new anvil and emery
wheel and improved the interior of bis
shop so he is now prepared to do better
work at no higher prices.
The Stevenson brothers received a
bucket of 400 fine oysters Saturday from
their mother at Ocean Springs, Miss.
They were direct from the oyster beds
and averaged 2x4i inches.
One social gathering we failed to men
tion last week. Edgar Brocklesby was
sweet seventeen Feb. 5, and his brother
planned a neat surprise party on him
and those attending say it was oce long
to be remembered.
The Ben Hur and A. O. U. W. lodges
here will serve oysters on the eve of
Washington's birthday. Come out and
help the lodges. We understand the A.
O. U. W. lodge intend erecting- a hall
soon which will be an improvement to
oar town.
All that saved the Fast Mail from
having a bad accident in our town last
Wednesday was. it happened to stop,
which is an nrnanl thing. Just ss it
stopped the big drive wheel fell off, the
axle breaking' close to the wheeL The
crippled engine had to be pushed slowly
up to Columbus.
Sfwdal Istiee sf Susalstism.
Coixubcs, Nas Feb. 5, 1900.
The firm heretofore known aa Schwarz
k Eastoa, hardware dealers, is this day
dissolved by mutual consent, Louis
Schwarz having withdrawn. All notes
and accounts due said firm will be col
lected by C. S. Eastoa.
Very respectfully,
SckwaSZ & Easroy.
P. 3. The basness will be continued
by C S. Eastoa at theold stand. Thank-
iag- yon for pest favors aad soliciting a
coarfassawa of your patronage, I remain
Toots very truly.
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A good 160-acre farm under high cul
tivation, good house. 6 rooms and hall
on first fioor; 5 rooms and hall on second
floor; good cellar. Good corrals and
outbuildings and sheds for stock, hogs,
etc Good corn cribs, granaries and
barn. Two goad pumps. Four miles
south and one-half mile west of Colum
bus. Terms easy.
tf Wx. T.
Cattle and Horses.
We have on hands Hereford and Short
horn bulls, several head; first-class milch
cows, and a large number of stock cows
and heifers, also several good work
horses and drivers for sale. One mile
east of Columbus.
4t-p Gat2s Bros.
The underaigned will sell at public
auction on his farm eight miles northeast
of Columbus, on
the following property, to-wit: 8 work
horses, 52 head of cattle, 15 tons of hay,
50 Poland China brood sows, these sows
are choice individuals bred to choice
boars, and will be a grand investment to
any hog raiser; also about 50 shoata,
farm machinery, household goods, furni
ture, etc Sale will begin at 10 o'clock.
Free lunch. For further particulars and
terms see posters. Should the day be
stormy the sale will be held on Thursday
February 22.
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Hunters, Take Hatice I
The public are strictly forbidden to
hunt upon the whole of section S, ia
which is located the Irrigation Pond.
Any persona trespassing wili be prose
cuted to the full limit of the law.
15-nov-y W. T. Ersst.
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Letter Heada.
Meal Tickpra.
Legal Slacks.
Society Invitation.
Wedding- Invitation.
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Call on or addreaa.
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