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Henry Ragatz & Co.,
WE ANNOUNCE THAT OUR STOCK OF
Glassware, Lamps, Etc.,
I- more complete than ever and invite one and all to come in and inspect it. All
or the leading STAPLE and FANCY GROCERIES are to be fonnd in our store.
uuMiuling all of the latest novelties, and we offer, for the first time in Columbus,
the fumonB FERNDALE CANNED FRUITS and VEGETABLES which are ab
solutely the best.
In fine Teas and Coffees, Chase & Sanborn's, as usual, take the lead. We
sell t he celebrated Log Cabin Maple Syrup and warrant it to be the best.
Voit will find onr Queens ware and Lamp department very complete and can
easily find what you want. Persons buying in large quantities will do well to call
cm us as we have the right goods and will make the prices right. Careful atten
tion and courteous treatment accorded to all.
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'Eleventh Street, - Columbus, Nebraska.
WEDNESDAY. MAKCH 14. 1100.
B. 4 M. TIME TABLE.
St. LohU sad all polats
tmX mm 4 noata.
salt Lake CU7.
Saa Fraarl.ro sad all
Til UN 3 DEPART.
No. l'aam.nrer, daily tixcppt Sands' 7:31) a. m
Si. X! Accommodation, daily tsxcvpt
ffciturda). 4 JO p. m
N. 21 laiupr. daily except Sunday. H.-00 p. m
Nil 31 Accommodation, daily
1:30 p. m
TIME TABLE U. P. R. R.
EST BOCND. JtKIS LINE.
J (Vilumhas Local lv :W a. m.
lie, Fast Mail. :W P- .
rt. Atlantic Express 2:10 p. m.
2. Overland Limited 4:44 p m.
4. Chiearo Special :W a. m.
26, Freirfit fiflOa m
WEST BOCND, 31.UJJ UNX
No 1. Overland Limited 10 JO a m
No. 101. Fast Mail 112W a. m
No 2. Pacific Express . 658 p. m.
No S. Colo. Special 1:5 a m.
No 7. Columbus Ik-h1 8:20 p. m.
Nu 23, Freight. 70 a. m.
6:00 a. m.
No 68, Passenger..
No 71, Mixed ..
No 'M, PaaaenKer 1230 p. m.
No 72, Mixed 11:30 p m.
ALBION AND CEDVB RAPIDS BBNCH.
No 69, Pasaemcer 2:15 p. m
No 73, Mixed 6:a m
No. 70. Paitaentter 15 p.m.
No 74, Mixed .-00p. m.
Norfolk paiener trains run daily.
No trains on Albion and Cedar itapids branch
Columbus Local daily except Sunday.
W. H. Bexhoi. Agent.
fyAll notices under this heading will be
sharged at the rate of f2 a year.
A LEBANON LODGE No. 58, A. F. & A. M.
n Ileular meetings 2d Wednesday ia each
JVavT montli. All brethren invited to attend
' C. J. Gablow, W. M.
Oca. G. Becheb. Sec'y. aojaly
r meets Tuesday evenings 01 each
-week at their hall on Thirteenth
street. Visiting brethren cordially
Invited. W. A. Wat. N. G.
Geo. Faibchild. Sec'y. 27jan91-tf
COLUMBIAN CAMP No. 35. WOODMEN OF
the World, meets every second and fourth
Thursdays of the month, 7 JO p. m., at L O. O. F.
Hall. Thirteenth street. Regular attendance is
very desirable, and all visiting brethren are cor
dially invited to meet with us. jan23-"V5
EOllGAMZEDCHUBCH OF LATTER-DAY
Saints hold regular services every Sunday
at 2 p. m.. prayer Keeting on Wednesday evening
at their chapel, corner of North street and Pacific
Avenue. All are cordially invited.
lJiulSO Elder U. J. Hcdsos. President.
T.ERMAN REFORMED CHURCH.-Sundaj
School at X a. m. Church every Sunday
at 110 a. m. Christian Endeavor at 7 JO p. m.
.Ladies' Aid Society every first Thursday in the
month at the church. 14nov4H
Wheat, "$ bushel -49g
Corn, shelled bushel . . . 27
Corn, ear ? bushel 27
Oats, bushel 18
Rye V bushel 40
Barley, f? bushel 27
Hogs- cwt 4 3T 4 50
Fat cattle-Vcwt 3 50 4 25
Potatoes bushel 20
Butter ? lb 1517
Eggs V dozen 10
Markets corrected every Tuesday af
ternoon. Enquire of Herrick.
Do not forget Myers. tf
Mielenz tor best photos.
Dr. Hoehen was on the sick list last
Dr. Naumann, dentist, Thirteenth
Fine job work done at Thk Journal
flank farm leases for sale at The
Journal office, tf
Dr. Baker, physician and surgeon,
office Olive street. tf
Dr. L. C Vose, Homeopathic physi
cian, Columbus, Neb.
Dr. R. D. McKean dentist, over Pol
lock's, 13th and North streets.
"Blooded animals are just as cheap
to rapport as the poorest scrub."
Dra. Martyn, Evans k Geer, office
three doors north of FriedhoTa store, tf
For fine watch repairing, call on
. Carl Froemel, 11th St, Columbus, Neb.
-rEusden's Second Hand- Store
forallkimciaot doneatie articles. A fine
xUof psrkfuniitmieforsslecAeap. 4
A Careful Groceryman
fills your orders with precision and
promptness. We not only do that, but
we fill them with the choicest and best
quality in this line that can be procured.
We are expert judges of
TEAS AND COFFEES,
and our farmed Goods and Table
Delicacies we procure from the most
reliable and best manufacturers.
-Watch our new goods.
Watch us for cheap goods.
Watch us for the Adam Westlake.
Watch us for wedding outfits.
You should enquire of Herrick. 3
''The first element of true culture is
"It you would be strong conquer
Rev. Rogers preached in Harvard
"A hen appreciates variety of food
as well as a man."
J. C. Lanktree has sold out his res
taurant in Genoa.
Miss Winnie Young is teaching
school near Monroe.
The Methodist church is being
painted and repaired.
Col. Whitmoyer was on the sick list
several days last week.
What is serving God? Tis doing
good to man. Franklin.
Editor Wooster of the Silver Creek
Times was in the city Tuesday.
von Bergen Bros'. 50c shirt and 50c
overalls are leaders. Look at them. 2t
Fred. Gottachalk's oldest daughter
is afflicted with typhoid pneumonia.
Do not fail to see our 8-foot galvan
ized steel mill for $32.00. A. Dussell &
D. L. Bruen was in the city Thurs
day. He is building a big house on his
Rev. and Mrs. Olcott were in Lincoln
last week to attend the funeral of a
Bring us your orders for job-work.
They will receive prompt and careful
You can always find good bargains
on the 5 and 10c counters at von Bergen
Bros1, store. 2t
"Science is truth, and religion is
love and truth and lovo are the soul of
If you are thinking of getting an
aluminum plate, go and see samples at
Dr. Naumann'a. tf
C. C. Johnson was the first man
shaved in W. Brown's new shop in the
Dr. McKean'8 method of making
aluminum plates places them on an
equality with gold.
George Barnum said Saturday that
the ice had gone out of both rivers,
Platte and Loup.
F. H. Rusche on Thursday last acci
dentally fell from his wagon and was
laid np several days.
Buff Cochin eggs for sale for hatch
ing, one block north of new High
school W. J. Mitchell. 4t
Theo. Fnedhof is going to give a
percentage of all his sales on April 1st
to the public library fund.
Graniteware, the best that is made.
You can find now at the Cheap Cash
Store of von Bergen Bros'. 2t
John Ahrens sold Thursday eight
head of 2-year-olds, averaging 1122
pounds at $4.00 a hundred.
C. F. Gleason, agent for Kimball
Bros., Lincoln. Granite and marble for
all kinds of cemetery work.
Button Photos "rsT"
SaJey's. No Meney in advance. tf
Mrs. Elizabeth Schaad, living north
of the city, has been seriously sick for
some time. She is 74 years old.
W. J. Mitchell leaves with us an egg
which came from a three-year-old Buff
Cochin hen. It weighs 3i ounces.
Bring your orders for job-work to
this office. Satisfaction guaranteed, and
work promptly done, as agreed upon.
Company K of this city received
their new uniforms Thursday last and
the boys look very soldier-like in them.
Wm. Schilz makes boots and shoes
in the beet styles, and uses only the very
best stock that can be procured in the
FARMERS, ATTENTION. You
can get an 8-foot Freeport Galvanized
steel windmill from A. Dussell & Son
for only $25.00. tf
For a good set of hand-made harness
or anything else in the harness line, call
on F. H. Rusche. He will make the
price to please you. tf
Dr. Naumann can serve you in any
thing that is known to the dental pro
fession. Aluminum plates, gold plates,
crown and bridge work, eta, etc
A few more of the Failor stock of
thoroughbred bolls and heifers left and
for sale at C K. Davies' place. Address
Silver Creek post-office, or better, call
Vrtfciif Like Cfckktti
A lot of those nice Plymouth Bock
cockerels for sale by
4t H. P. Coombge.
Fancy the world m hilL lad;
Look where the million stop.
Yoa'll find the crowd at the base. lads.
There a always room at the top.
N. D. Howe.
Hendryz Jc Co. near Monroe are
having a large sale of stock and farm
implements today, Tuesday.
When you wish good, neat, clean
handsome work done in the line of
printing, call at Tkx Jockxai. office.
Mike Ebel, in town Saturday, said if
the weather kept on as it was that day
they would sow oats at his place this
WilL Hensley has returned from
Leavenworth, Kas., where he took the
examination for cadetship to West
Baptist church, J. D. Pulis, pastor.
Services March 18, 11 a. m., 7:30 p. m.
Morning, "God Helping.'' Evening,
In the Albion News items of twenty
years ago, the markets quoted are those
of Columbus, for the benefit of Boone
Stewart Kennedy, teacher of the
school at Oconee, rode down to Colum
bus Monday after school on his wheel,
returning in the cool of the evening.
Ivan Perkins of David City is the
inventor of a new kind of lister that is
said to have been thoroughly tested and
to have given the best of satisfaction.
Rev. D. K. Tindall, D. D., will de
livar a lecture at the Methodist church
Friday evening March 16. The public is
invited. No admission will be charged.
The G. A. R. post of St Edward are
making arrangements to erect a monu
ment to the memory of Lieutenant
Siseon, killed in battle in the Philip
Attention is once in a while called
to the fact that in Nebraska property
should, according to the statute, be
assessed at its actual cash value. Is it
John Meyer, the old soldier who has
been living south of the river, has con
cluded to come into the city, and has
purchased the Mike Weber property on
The ladies of the Woman's club
have steadfastly worked for the advance
ment and improvement of the library,
which is being more appreciated every
day by the public.
Among portraits of prominent
Masons of the state, the Omaha World -Herald
of Sunday gave a pictnre of J. E.
North, who is one of the vice presidents
of the veteran Masons.
Burglars were operating in David
City last week, taking from the home of
Mrs. Yandoozer a gold watch, and $10 in
money and the wedding ring of his wife
from the home of G. W. Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. H. Oehlrich are
planning to make a visit to European
countries the coming summer, and of
course will view tno fans Exposition
while away. They leave here in May.
The Messrs. Gray are clearing off
the space at the south end of their brick
business building, making ready for the
erection of an addition to the south to
fill out the space to the post-office build
ing. Dr. C. D. Evans is strongly talked
of as a probable candidate for mayor by
the republicans of Columbus, and Charles
L. Stillman is mentioned as the man
who will oppose him on the democratic
When children have earache, satu
rate a piece of cotton with BALLARD'S
SNOW LINIMENT, and place it in the
ear. It will stop the pain quickly.
Price, 25 and 50 cents. A. Heintz and
Pollock & Co.
J. H. W. Myers has disposed of his
book store to L. W. Snow of David City,
who took charge on the 4th. Mr. Myers
has not yet decided as to what he will do
next We hope he may conclude to re
main in the city.
Those who were at" Platte Center
Saturday say that they are buying a
large amount of grain there, one set of
scales being used for weighing the full
loads and another set for the empty
wagons, and both were busy.
George L. DeGrush of Perry, Iowa,
is in the city. He is taking orders for
signs, having what seems to be a supe
rior thing in that line. Mr. DeGrush
was a dweller in Columbus for a few
weeks about a dozen years ago.
Landlord Mahood has quite a docu
ment in his possession, an accumulation
of red tape in his endeavor to collect a
bill for feeding and lodging certain
recruits signatures, all the way from
attorney J. G. Reeder to Gen. Otis.
The entertainment in the Presby
terian church Wednesday evening, given
by the Wales concert company, was one
of the finest of the kind ever given in
the city. The audience were entertained
throughout with a superior program.
A man named Moor is trapping
skunks on Shell creek, near Smith's
mill, where there seems to be a multi
tude of them on a small compass. Forty
traps are in use. The lard of one skunk
is worth about $1, and the pelt 50 cents.
Through the courtesy of Hagel &
Stevenson and Frank Fugard, their but
ter maker at Genoa, Tax Journal force
enjoyed some fine buttermilk for several
days last week. The article was pro
nounced extra good by those who sam
J. H. Boardman left Monday for
Amherst, Buffalo county, where he has
purchased a farm and will make his
home. He has been a resident of Butler
county for six years. Thx Joukxatj will
keep him posted on the local history of
Rev. Tindall will give a lectors in
the Methodist church Friday evening.
No admission will be charged but m col
lection will be taken. Rev. Tindall has
traveled through the holy land and is an
eloquent speaker. All 'who attend will
be well repaid.
There was a time when there was a
40 per cent penalty put as interest on
delinquent taxes in Nebraska. Public
opinion became so determined on the
matter that this outrageous provision
was cot in two and for some years now
it has been 30 per cent, bat there is a
growing belief that the public is entitled
to no gouge game upon its debtors, and
there will be an effort to have this pro
vieioa again lowered.
Couldn't help getting a cold never
cures it; bat carrying home a bottle of
BALLARD'S HOBEHOUND SYRUP,
and using it as directed, will core the
worst kind of cough or cold. Price, 25
and 50 cents. A. Heintz and Pollock &
We can hardly refrain from inform
ing our old friends, resident now at
Fitzgerald, Ga., that Mrs. W. H. Lewis
of this city has crocuses in bloom, and
W. H, not to be ontdone by his better
half, has radishes up, and all out-of-
The annual oratorical contest of the
Columbus High school will take place
this (Tuesday) evening at the opera
house. One delegate will be chosen to
represent the schools at the North Ne
braska association, which will meet at
We believe that it is now in place
again for the press of Nebraska to say:
Plant trees, more or less, every year.
Shade trees, fruit trees, forest trees. It
is the very best way to invest spare
money on an extended loan, bringing
R G. Hurd leaves next Monday for
Mt Vernon, Washington, where he will
run a stationery engine for a creamery
plant. His friends will wish him well in
his new home. His daughters, Mrs.
Warren and Miss Irene, expect to leave
in a few months.
No one knows the unbearable tor
ture one undergoes from piles unless
they are so afflicted. TABLEP.'S BUCK
EYE PILE OINTMENT is a quick,
6afe and painless cure. Price, 50 cents
in bottles, Tubes, 75 cents. A. Heintz
and Pollock & Co.
Mildred, the young daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Swain, who went from
here to Fitzgerald, Georgia, was very
severely burned lately while at school
her drees catching fire while standing too
near the stove. We have not learned
In Justice Curtis' court Saturday,
N. P. Nelson waived examination on a
charge of adultery, and was bound over
to the district court in the sum of $500.
The woman concerned was the wife of
his employer, C. C. Peterson, a farmer of
f Woodville township.
A piece of vandalism was committed
on the soldiers' monument Saturday
night, some one taking a cold chisel and
cutting off one of the four balls at the
corners of the die. The ball has since
been found, but no clew to the person
who disfigured the monument
Rev. Dr. Pubs has had a letter from
his two sons, Charles and Frank, dated
at San Philippi, Jan. 24. They were
going to Mindanao, and evidently to
stay, as they were to take a year's sup
ply. Both were well, but Frank had
been through a Beige of the mumps.
Frank Klaus, a former Columbus
boy thirteen years ago, now of Ashville,
Ohio, arrived in the city last week and
will remain several days visiting relatives
and friends. Since leaving here, Frank
has learned the photographer's art and
has a fine business in his Buckeye town.
The Omaha World-Herald advises
that vacant lots in that city be sown to
alfalfa, for the good of the place and also
for the improved appearance that the
alfalfa will bring. Why wouldn't the
suggestion be a good one for all cities,
towns, villages and by-ways of the state?
Mrs. Frank Hall of Lincoln, one of
the most active workers in the state for
all public enlightenment and one of the
brightest speakers in the state, will lec
ture in this city for the Woman's club
on March 30, afternoon and evening.
Her lectures will be illustrated by atere
John Schmocker has been appointed
truant officer, and has issued 78 notices.
He has found two cases where parents
have no control over their children, and
a few where there is insufficiency of
clothing. Compulsory attendance is re
quired a part of each year between the
ages of 8 and 14 years.
Herman P. H. Oehlrich recently pur
chased two very valuable thoroughbred
Short-horn bulls, Captain Oglesby,
145184, and General Miles, 145199. The
animals are said to be perfect beauties,
by those who have seen them, and will
be quite an acquisition to go at the head
of Herman's extensive herd.
Are you sick? If so, investigate the
merits of HERBINE. It is a concen
trated medicine, the dose is small, yet it
quickly produces the most gratifying
results, digestion improves, the lips and
cheeks lose their pallor, the eye becomes
bright and the step elastic. Price, 50
cents. A. Heintz and Pollock & Co.
J. D. Kern has purchased four lots,
a half block, on Fourteenth street, near
the Catholic cemetery, has taken posses
sion, and purposes enjoying life to the
best of his ability. His son, W. L., start
ed Thursday to carry the U. S. mail be
tween Columbus and Boheet, serving out
the remainder of Mr. Johnson's year.
Gus. B. Speice and Hans Elliott will
open a land and loan office in the Meri
dian hotel building this week. These
gentlemen are well known in the city
and county, the former having been clerk
of the court a number of years, the latter
county treasurer. Both are good busi
ness men, and will no doubt have a share
of the public patronage.
Baker Post No. 9. G. A. R, assisted
by the ladies of Columbus will serve
meals from 11 a. m. until 6 p. m., at the
hall two doors east of the State bank on
Thursday. The proceeds to apply on the
monument fond which, we understand,
is still short some $125. Take your
meals there the day of the unveiling of
the monument and thus assist a worthy
Swan Nelson, a former citizen of
Platte county, came in Tuesday evening
of but week from his present home near
Linne, California, to look after his landed
interests here, still owning 280 acres of
land on the Looking Glass. He owns 93
acres of wheat bind in California, and has
been living there the last eleven years.
He and his family like the country very
Invitations are out for the marriage,
Thursday, of L. G. Zinnecker and Miss
Laura Burns, at the home of the bride's
parents near Osceola. They will be at
home to their friends after April 15th,
at their residence, corner of Fifteenth
and L, which was recently purchased
and repaired by Mr. Zinnecker. Mr.
Zinnecker and Miss Barns are well and
favorably known here, and have the
hearty congratulations of their many
THE SOLDIERS' MONUMENT.
IN THE SUMMER OF 1898, J. R Meagher wrote to the ordnance department
of the government for a cannon to be used here on public occasions, a little
while afterwards getting answer that the government were not giving away cannon
that were fit for use, but that they would donate condemned cannon to corpora
tions or societies for monumental purposes, bat not more than two pieces to any
one corporation or society; at the same time saying that there were a number
such at Fortress Monroe, Va., and at Fort Benicia, California.
Mr. Meagher happened to show the letter to H. T. Spoerry, bat supposed that
his work had been for naught But something seemed to suddenly strike Mr.
Spoerry, and he said "We want two cannon." "What for?" asked Meagher. "For
a long time, we have been asked occasionally to send money east for the erection
of soldiers' monuments, and why not erect one right here in Columbus to oar own
common rank and file?"
J. H. Galley was at the time commander of Baker Post No. 9, and to him the
two comrades went with their happy thought, and the result was that at the next
meeting of the post a monument committee was appointed consisting of J. H
Galley, H. T. Spoerry, J. R Meagher, D. N. Miner, E. O. Rector, & L Rosstter
and Ed. W. Clark.
Designs were advertised for, a subscription paper started, two cannon were
brought from Benicia, Calif., one weighing 3575 pounds, the other 3568, and the
site of the monument was located finally in the middle of Frankfort square.
A contract was made with Kimball Brothers of Lincoln for the erection of
the monument, which is 30 feet high. The heaviest stone weighs about 16,000
pounds, and is 9x9 feet; the die is 4 feet square and 4J high, and on it are cut 132
names. The stone column is surmounted by bronze eagle with a spread of 6 feet;
the two cannon with the muzzles pointing south, are placed on pedestals, one on
the east, the other on the west of the column these pedestals 3 feet square and 4
There are said to be thirty tons of stone in the foundation and thirty-five tons
above ground. The monument is of Barre, Vermont, granite, rough, except the die.
The actual cost of the monument is reckoned in round numbers at $2,400, be
sides the cannon, which cost the freight, $99.75.
The contract with the Kimball Brothers was signed by Commander Galleyt
Quartermaster Spoerry and Adjutant Meagher, but in the absence of Mr. Meagher,
the main part of the work of looking after the funds, etc., has fallen upon the
other two, and the monument is a credit to all concerned in its erection. The
names on the monument are:
Adams H L
H 27 111.
E 41 Wise
AUen W T
Anderson A "
Andrey John "
Burrell John "
Brown J L "
Bisson E R
Becklam Wm "
Burrows Jas "
Borders E W
Bean Henry "
Brock John R "
Biodgett Jared O"
Couch Ed J
Cady Anthony "
Clark A W
Clark D J
Caffrey Bernard "
Cleveland S J "
Deneen John "
Dodds W F
Devany Lackney "
Early John W "
Elston Geo W u
Frazier Jas "
Farley Patrick "
Fleming Frank "
Galley James H "
Graham E T
Gerber Fred "
Griffey John A "
Graves J J "
Gleason C F "
G 1st O V
1 2d Neb
D 51 111
C 29 Wise
G 144 Ind
D 45 111
B 105 111
B 103 111
A 20 la
A 26 Ind
G 96 111
K 64 III
C 9 Conn
1 116 N Y
1 153 III
E 132 111
G 38 Wise
I 200 Pa
I 31 Wise
I 42 Wise
H 52 111
F 10 Mass
Capt Co H
Henderson John First
Lt Co I 33 la
Henry B H
Co B 11 Wise Inf.
" B9Ky Cav.
" I13Tenn "
" B 105 N Y Inf.
Hensley W N "
Hilliard J R "
Hopkins Geo N "
Heitman C "
Hickok C G
Howard Thomas "
Jenkins Levi "
Jones Lewis "
Johnson F P "
Ives AH "
Irwin Wm "
Krueger Julius "
Keeler John "
Kelley P H "
Lehman Geo W "
1 3 Wis
H 1 Minn Hv Arty.
E 42 111
G 13 Mich
A 30 Ind
F 96 111
K 2 Wise
D 129 O Inf.
The monument is dedicated, "In memory of the Union Volunteers of the Civil
War, 1861, 1865.
The ordinary price of such a monument is reckoned at $3,000.
Gibbon has a memorial stone twelve feet high, and costing $1200, with a figure
of a soldier on top.
This is the first monument of the kind in the state, and without question the
best soldiers' monument in Nebraska.
F. L. Kimball is the sculptor. Those who worked on the monument here, in
one way or other were: W. R and John W. Kimball and Frank Holland of Lin
coln; George Bradshaw, A. Breed, D. N.and Charles Miaer, and C. F. Gleason,
the local agent of the firm who had the contract.
W. N. Hensley's youngest son
hurt by the explosion of a cartridge
Sunday. The physician thinks his eye
sight aaay be saved.
LueechenHenryJ" E 3 Wise "
Luschen Het'n G " E 3 Wise "
LocknerAug " H21NY Cav.
Luchsinger Fred " K 2 Wise Inf.
LuthA " H2NJ Cav.
Lawrence Wm " D3IU "
Lodwick J C " C 106 lad Inf.
Lane Martin " H 12 El Cav.
McKinnie Thorn Lt-Col 126 O Inf.
Meagher J R " 6 Ky Cav.
MoranRobt " 2WVa Inf.
McAllister W A Co B 2 Neb Cav.
Martyn DT " D 37 Ills Inf.
Merrill OF " I 1 R I Cav.
ManningtonWW" I 71 Pa Inf.
Morrow EC " C 155 Ind "
Miner DN " H 150
Maloy David " A 75111 "
McFarland Jos'h" C 57 Pa "
McQaownWL M A 61 Pa
McDnffeeD " G 2 Mich Cav.
Mielenz Franz " C 16 Wise Inf.
North Frank Major 1st Batt Pawnee
NovalWm Co H 10 N Y heavy Art
Nolan John U S. Navy
Nolan Jas Co C 118 Ills Inf.
North LH " K 2 Neb Cav.
Nyhoff C W
O' Conner Thos
Owen D C
Plant Peter '
Pruitt W H H
Rosstter R L
Rightmire W H
Spoerry H T Lt
Stevenson J V
Sacrider John A
D 2 O Inf.
F 10 Kas "
G 11 Ver
G 20 Ind
H 33 Wise "
A 33 Wise -
B 10 Mass "
K 28 N J "
K 2' Wise "
E 6 Wise
D 65 Ills
Sturgeon J L
Co. A 18 Wise Inf.
" B 9 Wise "
" C 156 Ills "
" G 2 Minn "
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George W. Doty has sold his inter
est ia the Platte Coanty Desaocrat to
his brother, Charles G. B. P. Duffy of
this city staicomtiaaes as editor.
The merchant who had no faith in
onr prosperity got left, and most now
pay from 25 to 50 per cent more for
his goods. We saw it must come and
placed our orders last year for a big
supply. They are arriving now, and
we intend to double our business by
selling at nearly old prices. Better
still, we are going to distribute among
our customers Twelve Standard Pol
ished Oak Drop-head $45.00 SEWING
MACHINES, with all the latest im
provements, and complete set of best
One to be given away every month
to the holder of the lucky number.
A ticket given with each $1 purchase.
F. H. LAMB & CO.
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 onr prices and terms are decided
BECHER, JAEGGI & CO.,
COLUMBUS, - - NEBRASKA
C. J. Rundell of Wayne was in the
city Wednesday night, the guest of J. S.
Freeman. He says that the Nebraska &
Gulf Railroad company have sold about
$50,000 in stock, have made survey of
seventy miles from Davenport Nebraska,
to north of the Platte, and have secured
the greater portion of the right of way
for that distance. Several precincts in
Polk county have bond propositions now
pending, and it is expected that the
bonds will carry. It is thought that the
road will cross the river near Genoa and
go up the Looking Glass.
The four-room house occupied by
Clyde Ward, the barber, one door east of
the Lindell hotel, Eleventh street, and
owned by F. H. Rusche, caught fire
Friday forenoon about eleven, but it was
only a few minutes until the flames were
most thoroughly squelched by water, the
small house being quickly covered by
the subduing flood. The fire originated
in the kitchen with an oil stove, and the
flame, it was thought, had been subdued
by the bucket brigade, but it broke out
again at the roof, and the alarm was
turned in. There was no insurance on
the building. A good part of the furni
ture was saved from the water.
The populists held their county
convention at Platte Center Saturday, at
2 o'clock, J. S. Freeman, chairman;
Clarence Gerrard, secretary. A resolu
tion was passed, favoring fusion, and as
a candidate for vice president, a populist
or a free silver republican. The list of
delegates chosen for the State conven
tion were: Ed. Van Allen, J. C. Byrnes,
A. W. Clark, John Clayburn, Thomas
Dack, Dan Driscoll, C. L. Gerrard, A. H.
Ives, J. W. James, J. P. Johnson, Fred.
Jewell, R. Y. Lisco, J. W. Maher, Gns. J.
Merek, Thos. P. Mylett, Wm. Shelp,
Henry Stevens, E. M.-Vanght, B. M.
Walker and W. J. Welch.
A. D. White was the guest of Sheriff
Patterson from Saturday night until
Tuesday forenoon. A raid was made on
bis drug store at St Edward Saturday
night and considerable liquor was found.
A trap door had been cut in th& floor of
the building and a place arranged under
neath in which to keep bottles contain
ing liquor. This place was so ingenious
ly covered with office furniture that it
would have been difficult to discover,
and probably would not have been dis
covered had not August Rouecb, one of
White's former employes, got on the
"outs" with him and told of the Becret
chamber. Mr. White gave bonds in the
sum of $1,000 Tuesday to appear before
the district court, and took the morning
train for St. Edward. Albion News.
We learn that Mr. White has already ex
pended about $2,000 in his endeavor to
bid defiance to the law, and to the wishes
of the community as expressed in their
The funeral of E. Pool, whose death
was recorded in last weeks Jocbxal,
was held Wednesday afternoon, services
at the opera house, the body of the hall
being occupied by the Maennerchor
society. Modern Woodmen, A. O. U. W.
and the Firemen; the galleries filled with
sympathizing friends of the family. Rev.
R. Neamarker of the German Evangelical
Protestant church, and Rev. Weed of the
Episcopal church delivered the ad
dresses; the Maennerchor society and a
choir of singers from the Episcopal
church rendered music very appropriate
to the occasion. The pall-bearers were
Henry Ragatz, Louis Held, J. E. Hoff
man, John Wiggins, D. Schupbach and
A. Boettcher. The funeral cortege from
the opera house to the cemetery was led
by the Columbus City Band. At the
cemetery, the Maennerchor sang a fare
well hymn, and Rev. Yost of the Metho
dist church, spoke in behalf of the Wood
aea and Workmen, who deposited sprigs
of evergreen in the grave, as tokens of
respect for their departed brother.
Away ! !
7 inch 4
Slemmons At Columbus, Ohio. Tues
day morning. March 6, of heart failure,
William W. Slemmons, aged 53 years.
Born at Cadiz, Ohio, the first part of
his life was there passed. After his mar
riage to Miss Lorena Turner, which
occurred in this city, September 6, 1872,
he located in business at Cadiz, remov
ing after five years to Columbus, Ohio,
since which time he has resided there,
being engaged in business for several
years, besides being deputy sheriff of
Franklin county. His wife, our sister,
died October 9, 1883, since which time
he remarried. He had been an invalid
for many years, suffering from partial
paralysis. We had not seen him since
he became an invalid, and remember him
as a strong, healthy man, active, bright,
very much attached to his friends, and
having his manhood's life mainly before
him. During the more than half a cen
tury of bis career Mr. Slemmons has had
much more than the usual experience,
but "after life's fitful fever," his mortal
remains lie buried in the beautiful ceme
tery at Cadiz, Ohio, and his spirit has
returned to the God who gave it He
leaves two sons, Allen and Mendel.
Peace to his memory.
Seifp After a protracted illness, of
dropsy, Thursday night March 8, John
He was born in Pennsylvania, Feb.
24, 1855. his parents, Jacob and Margar
ite Seipp moving to Wisconsin when
their sou was six months old, first to
Milwaukee, then to Columbus, Wise.
Mr. Seipp came to Columbus, Neb., in
April, 1878. When he first came he
worked as a shoemaker, theo as a cigar
maker, and later as a drayman, in which
business be was engaged when his fatal
illnasa came. June 3, 1879, he was mar
ried to Miss Verena Marti, and besides
his widow, leaves six sons and one
daughter to mourn his departure. Mr.
Seipp was a member of the Maenner
chor society, also the Modern Woodmen
camp, and a former band organization.
The funeral occurred Sunday afternoon
at 2 o'clock, services at the German
Evangelical Protestant church, Rev. R.
Neamarker preaching the sermon.
Chas. Bloedorn visited home folks
Prof. Williams spoke to the High
school Wednesday morning concerning
his trip to Chicago and of the various
schools which he visited in that city.
Miss Ethel Elliott or the Tenth grade
withdrew from her class Wednesday to
attend the Fremont Normal. She will
be greatly missed by her many friends.
The lecture "Seeing the Elephant,"
given by Col. L. F. Copeland at the
opera house Friday, was the best given
here. Undoubtedly Copeland is the
"King of the Platform."
The High school Declamatory contest
will be held at the opera house this
(Tuesday) evening at 8 o'clock. The
speakers and their subjects are as fol
lows: "How we hunted a Mouse," Ralph
Wiggins; "Ah-Goo," Ed. Coolidge; "The
Polish Boy," Tena Zinnecker; "The
Black Horse and His Rider," Madge
Cashing; "Pyramid not Egyptian,"
Fred. Saffron; "The Past Veterans,"
Wm. Wagner; "To His Monument," Rene
Turner; "Roman Sentinel,"PolIy Bucher;
"The Alternative," Albert Brugger.
Price of admission, 25 cents. Reserved
seats, 5 cents extra.
F7.t mnr anrintr tnnini?. leave VOUT
nrrfara with von Ttanron BraaV. as after
April 1, 1 will do no toning in Columbus.
1 P. M. V. XtAOXL.
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