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REPIWUCAN STATE TICKET.
. C. H. DIETRICH, Adams.
E. P. SAVAGE, Custer.
Secretary of State,
G. W. MARSH, Richardson.
WILLIAM STDEFFEB, Coming.
CHARLES WESTON, Sheridan.
F. N. PBOUT, Gaga
GEORGE D. FOLLMER, Nuckolls.
W.'K. FOWLER, Washington.
" CsagrMslamal Tiekst.
For Congress, Third District,
JOHN R. HAYS.
Republican national convention, Phil
adelphia, June 19.
Democratic national convention, Kan-
City, July 4.
It is generally believed that now the
only alternative for President Krueger
is to sue for peace.
Br all means, send Edgar Howard of
Papillion against Mercer. Give him all
the hard hills to climb.
It is confidently given forth that Sec-
. retary of Navy Long is to be the run
ning mate of McKinley.
Senator Allen nominated William J.
i- Bryan for president. Charles A. Towne
is the candidate for vice-president.
The twenty-seventh annual meeting
of the Nebraska state homeopathic med
ical society will be held at the Lindell
.hotel in Lincoln Tuesday and Wednes
- . day.
Lokd Roberts entered Kroonstad,
unopposed, May 12. Before leaving
Kroonstad President Steyn issued a
proclamation making Lindley the seat
of government of the Free State.
Mrs. Ed. Farley died Wednesday
last at Bancroft She was daughter of
Joseph La Flesche, the last recognized
chief of the Omaha Indians; was well
educated and much respected by every
body, and was a power for good among
the Indiana She was the mother of
TnE steamer Quito sailed Thursday
for Bombay with 200,000 bushels of corn
for the famine district. This, the lar
gest cargo ever carried by any vessel on
a similar errand, comes from the people
of all denominations in every part of the
United States. The Kansas India fam
ine relief committee is represented by
20,000 bushels, and the Mennonites'
committee by 8,000 bushels. It is ex
pected that the voyage will bo made in
Last year there were sixty-eight rail
roads, representing 9,011 miles, in the
hands of receivers. During the last
democratic administration the average
for the three years lKH-TO was 171
roads, representing 30,383 miles of Una
Railroad conditions are certainly more
prosperous when there are no democrat
ic panics running at full speed all over
the country. Protection and prosperity
are now running with a full head of
steam on. Wahoo Wasp.
Governor Potnter has gone to Sioux
Falls to attend the populist national
convention, but when he returns he will
have these figures staring him in the
face: Assessment of railroad property
in Nebraska for 1893 by a republican
board of equalization, $194,733,124; as
sessment of railroad property in Ne
braska for 1899 by a fusion board of
equalization, $169,105,905. Governor
Poynter is head and front of the State
Board of Equalization. When he comes
to make the 1900 railroad assessment
what is he going to do about it? Bee.
The lawyers were tabooed in the re
publican state convention about the way
the pops in their infancy used to swat
them, observes the Albion Newa Tbe
only lawyer on the ticket is the candi
date for attorney general, for which
place it was thought best to have a law
yer. As to the rest of the ticket:
Dietrich is a banker sad real estate man,
8avage is raanfcmsn, Marsh is an editor,
Fowler is a teacher, Weston is an insur
ance and cattle man, Follmer is a lum
bar dealer. Staffer is a banker. The
only lawyer on the ticket is Frank Prout
Some of the outcry against the pen
sion department comes from a peculiar
soarce, the following being a sample
Nebraska case: A Missourian tempora
rily residing in Pawnee county arrived
here (Washington City) tea days ago.
' He came to see why his pension claim
bad not been allowed. He had left home
with exactly enough money to pay his
tare to Washington. Arriving here be
was escorted to the pension department
and there learned that his "claim" had
not been allowed because he had no
discharge from the army, and was on
record as a deserter. He appeared aar
prissd to learn that this was any'bar to
the allowance of a pension, and admit
ted that he had found fault with
the pension department through mmc-
cessrve adauaistrauona He Had no
CEonao to offer for the charge against
him on the record. It took him one
boar to find out what he had known for
thirty-f ve years, and he spent the next
.ten days begging money and transports
tien to get oat of town. It is certain
that aaeh misguided individuals do
mach to stir np local sentiment against
rasjnn commissioners, it being ddncult
for neighbors to judge of the worthta
of the case. P. A. Harrison.
' NO CALAMITY IN OtJKS.
At the close of the year of the Bryan campaign the gold ia the
treaearyaaxmnted to $97,000,000: Now it ia $42600,000. A whale
pyramid of each comparative figares furnishes one of the reasoas why
the people are not going baofc to a calamity administration. St Lotus
Am Interesting Letter firm a Soldier
ley Cainaigiing in the
Daet, Luzon, P. L, March 12, 1900.
Mr Dear Father: It is some time
since I have addressed a letter directly
to you. I have thought the joint family
letter would reach all of you sooner, and
this one is intended for the others also.
On Feb. 15 we left Manila Bay on the
S. S. Yenua Our boats had been loaded
for more than two weeks to take us to
Mindanao, but General Bell's expedi
tionary brigade was decided on to invade
the Camarines Provinces and as we were
ready to go somewhere, we were assigned
to it More than a week previous to this
our Second Batallion had gone to Le
gaspi in Albay province to aid a batal
lion of the 47th which was reported be
sieged in a convent
The 45th regiment joined us just at
the entrance to the bay. Our fleet con
sisted of the Venus, Castellano and Sal-
vadaro carrying the 40th, or rather two
batallions of it The Tartar, carrying
the 45th. The Athenian, carrying horses
and detachments of cavalry and artillery,
the dispatch boat Baltimore and the
It had been intended to enter Gubat
just as we rounded the south end of the
island of Luzon, but the sea was so
rough that the ship's captain did not
dare attempt the entrance between two
narrow reefs. So the entire fleet went
on to the Gulf of Albay and the next
day, Feb. 18, the Venus went back to
Gubat, where we expected to secure
some cascoes to land in. As we came
near the shore we saw crowds of nativea
No Americans had landed here, but an
Englishman has lived here for twenty
years and it was believed the natives
were friendly, and so it proved. Three
small boatloads of soldiers went ashore
and were the center of about two thou
sand wondering natives who crowded
about eager with curiosity. We stayed
only long enough to secure two thirty
foot sail boats. No cascoes were to be
had. Tbe next day we joined the fleet
in the Gulf of Albay.
The fleet arrived in the bay of San
Miguel the morning of Feb. 20 with
orders for all troops except officers in
charge of ships and a guard of ten men
from each company to be in the small
boats at 8 a m. We had been obliged
to anchor about two miles from shore
on account of shallow water. Much to
my disgust I was put in charge of the
Venus and Castellano. The Baltimore
and the launch from the Marietta soon
came along side and took our strings of
boats and pulled away for the beach.
What followed I learned later, but will
tell it conscutively. Our batallion, the
1st, under Major McNamee landed at
Barceloreta; the tide was out and the
men waded through mud waist deep.
They were pretty heavily loaded, each
man carrying his blanket roll, canteen,
haversack with three days' rations in it
his belt with one hundred rounds of
ammunition and his rifle. We met no
resistance at Barceloneta but found the
place totally deserted. Here they se
cured two guides and started for Neuva
Cacerea This town, the capital of the
North and South Camarines provinces,
was the objective point and it was pro
posed to enter it from five directiona
Our batallion- had reached the vicinity
of Libmanan, a march of nearly eight
miles, when they discovered armed na
tives ahead. The major sent forward
the gnide to ask for a surrender but the
insurrectos sent back word that they
wanted to fight So the column was de
ployed into skirmish line, the four com
panies extending about six hundred
yards, and the advance begun. A line
of intrenchments was 60on discovered
and the fire was brisk. About three
hundred yards had been gained, when
the left of the line failed to continue the
advance and Major McNamee went to
discover the trouble. He found B com
pany under Captain Kendrick in a hand
to hand conflict with bolo men. They
were soon dispersed and the batallion
got into the town just before dark after
a hard fight of three quarters of an
hour. Thewounded were brought up and
it was found that seven were hors de
combat Lt Galleher, the batallion ad'
jutant, was shot through the abdomen
and of the six enflsted men, three had
gunshot wounds and three were cut by
boloa Lt Galleher died the second day
after. The enlisted men are all doing
It was too dark to discover the lass of
the enemy that night but the next
morning sixty -five dead natives and
thirteen wounded ones were found on
the field. We have aiaee learned from
friendly natives that the total loss of the
enemy in dead and wounded was two
hundred. Fifteen Mausers and thirty
Remingtons were captured here besides
a great number of boloa spears and
bows and arrows. Perhaps yon do not
know what a bolo ia It is the knife
that is universally used here in place of
an ax, hatchet bntcher-knife, cleaver
and sword. Those carried by the insur
rectos are lighter than those used in
domestic life and are somewhat modified
in she pa They have a heavy blade,
thick at the back and ground very sharp.
The length varies (com a foot to eighteen
The morning of the 24t oar fcfltaUion
entered Neuva Caeerss si abont the
same time with four other oolamas one
other of onr regiment and three of the
45th. It wm expected that the most
decided stand would be made here, but
Libmanan bad erideofiy scared them
out and tbe town was completely de
serted. After vesting hare a day Major
McNamee was ordered to aaarch to the
Bay of Lagonoy, part of bis command
to go to the north and part to tbe aoaihj
of Mount Ysarac. Companies A and B
nnasr Captains Kendrick and KaUy
went to tbe north and' Major McNamee
with companies C and D went to the
aonth. The trail to the soath was roagh
and over very many streams, but there
was a Spanish gnide who was aure of
the way, so no mistake was made in the
trail. When ont abont a day and a half,
when about to ford a mountain stream
about waist deep, the advance guard was
fired on by the enemy from the opposite
bank, which was steep and obscured by
undergrowth. Major's horse was hit
twice and his bugler beside, him was
wounded in the shoulder. They were
unable to see the opposing force, but
the men could not stand there in the
river and stand the rifle fire, for it was
found later that the insurrectos had two
brass pieces from which they were firing
scrap iron, so a charge was ordered and
the enemy driven from bis position. A
stop was made only long enough to care
for tbe wounded, four, when the column
hurried on to reach Tigoon for it was
almost dark. It was not ascertained
now many riupinos were lulled or
At Tigoon Sergeant Heedy, who had
been wounded in the abdomen, died and
was buried in a corner of the old church
About noon next day the two compa
nies reached San Jose where they were
to meet Capt Kendrick's column. But
the other column was not there nor did
it arrive the next day, so the major de
cided to go on to the Barrio de Lazonoy,
leave his wounded, get rations and come
back to meet Capt Keodriok.
I shall have to go back a little now.
When the troops disembarked from the
Venus I chafed under my orders to re
main aboard, but there was no remedy.
The next day, 21st I was ordered to
take a boat's crew to Barceloneta where
the troops had landed and get off a sail
boat that was stuck in the mud. On
account of adverse wind and low tides
I was nearly twenty-four hours doing
this. When I got back to the ship I
was ordered to take a guard of twenty
men ashore at another point and super
intend the unloading of horses from a
catamaran. We were in the water up to
our necks most of the time and as for
wet feet, that was an old story. There
are no docks in this part of the world.
or this part of the island, so when the
small boat touches the sand yon get out
and walk with the water nearly to your
knees, the ships being obliged to stand
out half a mile or mora
When I returned from this duty I
reported on board tbe Tartar for orders
and there learned of the Libmanan fight
and Lt Galleher's death, which was
quite a shock, for I knew him very well
and he was universally liked. There I
received orders to take the Venus around
the south end of the island to Pasacao,
a town on the other side of the neck into
which the island narrows just here, and
there ration for one month, two compa
nies of the 45th which had marched
across the neck. It was a run of about
350 miles and we had delightful weather.
We landed the supplies with a good deal
of labor through the surf saw another
deserted town, save for the troops before
mentioned, and put to sea again at 4
p. m., Feb. 27, two hours ahead of my
ordera By these I was now to proceed
to tbe Bay of Lagonoy and take aboard
Major McNamee's batallion, thence back
to San Miguel bay and report to Gen.
Batea We were to arrive at the Barrio
de Lagonoy at noon on the 28th, but
bad weather coming around the south
end of the island made us four hours
late. We reach onr anchorage a few
hours before dusk but could distinguish
no troops in the little village half a mile
distant, but a good many natives were
moving about As I had only thirty
men aboard ship I decided to wait until
next morning before attempting to land,
which my orders did not require nor
expect me to do. But naturally I was
concerned because the msjor did not
appear. The next morning no troops
were to be seen and in spite of the fact
that the few natives we could see seemed
anxious to keep out of sight for they
sneaked from one bouse to another with
an eye on the boat Well, I took twenty-
five men and went ashore, formed a line
of skirmishers in the water and took the
town, with abont five sick men in it
The rest had all fled at the approach of
our boat We went to the edge of town
toward San Jose and after an hour saw
the head of Major McNamee's column
approaching. It had been nine days
since I had seen or heard from them
directly so I was glad to see them and
they were out of rations, so they were
glad to see ma
Charles C. Pulis.
(Continued next week.)
In eulogizing the wonderful war roc
ord of Col. Bryan the,. Omaha World-
"He possesses a remarkable degree tbe
essential qualities of a soldier, viz., a
strong physique, eoaraga bravery and
The truthfulness of this statement
nan be verified by nearly any member of
the Third Nebraska regiment Strong
of physiqae; aonrageona in enlistment;
brave in drawing bis par and etragetic
in deserting hie regiment at the front
end returning homa Ord Quiz.
Review of the weather mtr Qenoa for
tbe month of April, 1900.
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PreveiUay ainde from 19.W. to 8. j$.
Very hacy on th, ftb, Sgd.
Foggy on the 7th and fth.
Lunar halo on the 6th. -Vary
heavy frost on the 11th, 12th aaa
18th enthellth ground slightly froeen.
ffeanderatorme on the 95th and 27th,
tbelreteieoQnanaajad hf alight hail, the
siad in both naass from JUS.
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UNDER AUSPICES OF BAKER POST,
NO. 9, G. A. R.
Te be Held at Frankfort Square Wed
nesday, May 30th, 1900.
All comrades of the G. A. R. and Sons
of Veterans will meet at their hsll at 1
p. m. Exercises will commence at 2
The Columbus Fire department will
meet at their hall at 1 o'clock.
line of iiabcb. ' '
Commence at Firemen's hall; led by
Columbus City Band, south to Eleventh
street east to G. A. R. hall, where "the
Comrades and Sons of Veterans join tbe
column, led by the S. of V. Drum Corps;
east to Lewis street, where the First and
Second ward schools will join the col
umn. Thence north to High school
building, where the Third ward school,
the High school and the Sisters school
will join the column, thence proceeding
to Frankfort square.
1. Music by Colnmbas City Band.
i. Reading of Orders, Adjutant D. N. Minor.
J. Prayer by Post Chaplain. A. W. Clark.
4. Sons, "America," by the schools.
5. Recitation, "The Meaning of the Day;"
6. Recitation, "Decoration Day," Violet Woos-
7. Recitation. "No Flowers on Pa's Grare,"
Rosa Lea vy.
8. Recitation. "The Pride or Battery B." Elsie
9. Music by City Band.
10. Music, selected. Eighth Grade.
11. Recitation. "Memorial Day." Lottie Becher.
12. Music, Sisters' School.
IS. Recitation, (selected) Herman Zinnecker.
14. Recitation, "The Soldier's Cradle Hymn,"
15. Recitation, "The Soldier's Pardon." May
IB. Music (selected) Eighth Grade.
17. Recitation, "Scatter Flowers," Marie Zin
18. Recitation. "The Mother or a Soldier,"
19. Recitation, "Independence Bell," Rose
20. Recitation, "Union and Liberty," Elise
21. Mnsic. "The Star Spangled Banner,"
22. Address, W. N. Hensley.
23. Address for the Firemen, Major Kilian.
24. Services by Baker Post, Firing Salute by
Sons or Veterans Gun Squad, and Taps
by Bugler, Charles T. Miner.
25. Dirge, by City Band.
The several details from the Fire de
partment. Sons of Veterans and G. A. R.
will then go to the cemetery and deco
rate tbe graves.
The following is the list of soldiers and
sailors buried in the Columbus cemetery:
J. B. Tschudy, Wm. Schroeder,
J. W. Early, Fred Schutte,
Frank North, Jacob Ellis,
B. Hunt, R. B. Mclntire,
James Jones, Henry Woods,
George Drake, John Lawson.
Wm. H. Thomas, I. J. Slattery,
Edward Arnold, P. J. Lawrence,
Wm. Malloy. Mathias Koenig.
John Hammnnd. Spencer Campbell,
Fred Matthews, J. V. Stevenson,
A. J. Whittaker, Solomon Edwards,
O. H. Archer, John Wise,
R. H. Henry, O.E.WeUs,(Ex-Conred.)
Col.T.W. McKinnie, Lewis White.
In the Catholic cemetery, E. D. Shee
ban and E. C. Kavanaugh.
Besides these, the Post will decorate
the grave of Mary Griffin, who had been
an army nurse, and who was for many
years before her death a soldier's widow.
Major Kilian and Co. K of the First
Nebraska regiment are respectfully in
vited to participate in the exercises.
It is the desire of Baker Post Xo. 9 to
have all soldiers, whether federal or ex
confederates, attend Memorial services
at the Methodist church, Sunday, May
27, at 11 o'clock (meeting at the hall at
10 o'clock), and also the Decoration ex
ercises, at which all the graves of sol
diers, federal or ex-confederate, are to
Other city papers, please copy.
For Four Days Only !
Our eye expert, Dr. J. Will Terry, will
be at A. Brodfuehrer's jewelry store
May 23, 24, 25, 2G. Dr. Terry is truly an
expert optician, having had twelve years
of successful practice. We feel sure if
you are having any trouble with your
eyes or glasses, you would do well to
consult Dr. Terry, and as consultation is
free there is no reason why yon should
not avail yourself of this most excellent
opportunity of having your eyes exam
ined and fitted to glasses if required,
suited to tbe eyes' strength. The value
of perfectly fitted glasses with reference
to health cannot be over estimated.
Their effect upon the nervous system is
direct and through this, indirectly upon
the entire organism. If you are troubled
with headache, eye ache; if your eyes
water or are inflamed; if you are nerv
ous, or if your eyes tire after reading
fine print for a short time, and your only
relief -is to stop and rest your eyes.
These and many other symptoms are the
result of poor eyes end should have your
don't neglect the chtldkes's byes.
Dr. Terry, carries a complete set of
ophthalmic instraejsnts and tests, and
will make a thorough examination of
yonr eyes. All work done, by Our Eye
Expert is guaranteed by us. We are
The Columbian Optical Co., the largest
exclusive wholesale and retail opticians
wen of 2ew york. We are established
Omaha, Sfab,, gee Mou?.eB 1- reas
flity, Mov Jfenyer, Goh7 and Salt Lake
The pubus are striotly forbidden to
hnnt upon the whole of seetion g, in
which is located tbe Irrigation Pond.
Any persons trespassing will be prose
cuted to tbe full limit of tbe law.
!$- Py-J W. T. Erkst.
From the World.
Robert Jark took bis mother to Co
lumbus Tuesday, where she will receive
treatment at the hospital.
Dr.'F. H. Geer of Columbus was here
in consaltation with Dr. Cain Tuesday
evening in regard to Julias Puis.
Early in tbe spring Carl Staab had on,
exhibition a wireless check row corn
planter and it attracted considerable
attention on account of its novelty.
This new machine was sold to Oliver
Olson and it works like a charm. It is
easier running and drops more accurate
than the wire check row.
Lightning struck Henry Brnhn's house
last Sunday afternoon about 3 o'clock,
striking the chimney and knocking off
some shingles and then entered a bed
room and scattered plaster all over the
room. Damage about $25; fully insured.
It also struck a barn of Fred Rabelers,
northwest of town, splintering some tira-
I ber. Damage about $20; fully insured.
Ileal Ittate Transfer.
Becher, Jaeggi & Co., real estate agents,
report the following real estate transfers
filed in the office of the county clerk for
the week ending May 12, 1900.
State of Nebraska to Katharine Haf her,
nw4 sw4 SMO-le. wd $ 290 00
Same to Nick Hafner et al, sw4 36-20-
le,wd S90 00
Pioneer Town Site Co. to Frederick
Schmadeker, jr.. lot 23. blk 12, Lind
say, wd 145 00
Pioneer Town Site Co. to John Part-
zer, pt oat lot A Lindsay, wd 30 00
L R Evans to M A Watts et al, pt nw4
Be4 20.17-le.wd 100
Martha A Watts etal toLR Evans, pt
set net 20-17-le, wd 100
ChasEChapin toR P Brodmer et al,
e2se4S.17-2w.wd 2M0 00
Geo Scheidel to John Moffitt, pt set se4
12-18-2w,wd 130 00
Heinrich Moersea to Ang Range, lota 5,
8, blk 140, Columbus, wd 1050 00
D W Jenkinson to H J Hendryx, lot 2,
blk A Monroe, wd. 95 00
Ten transfers, total. 4,512 00
"John Dubasof Prairie Creek was
brought to town Wednesday evening.
He is as crazy as a loon and the author
ities have been having their hands full
in taking care of him. His wife says
that last Monday he commenced acting
queer and has been steadily growing
worse ever since. About a year ago
Joe lost his house, barn, cattle, hogs
and everything nearly, by fire. Later
he lost his farm by mortgage, and these
facts coupled with hard work he would
do, is thought to be the reason that
caused the aberration. He will be taken
to Norfolk as soon as a place can be
secured." The foregoing is from the
Fullerton Post, and officials were in
company with the unfortunate man Sat
urday on their way to the asylum at
Norfolk, resting here from noon till
The Way to go to California
is in a tourist sleeper, personally con
ducted, via tbe Burlington Route. Yon
don't change cars. Yon make fast time.
You see the finest scenery on the globe.
Your car is not so expensively furnish
ed as a palace sleeper, bat it is just as
clean, just as comfortable, just as good
to ride in and nearly $20.00 cheaper. It
has wide vestibules; Pintsch gas; high
backseats; a uniformed Pullman porter;
clean bedding; spacious toilet rooms;
tables and a heating range. Being
strongly and heavily built, it rides
smoothly, is warm in winter and cool in
In charge of each excursion party is an
experienced excursion conductor who
accompanies it right through to Los
Cars leave Omaha, St. Joseph, Lincoln
and Hastings every Thursday, arriving
San Francisco following Sunday, Los
Angeles Monday. Only three days from
the Missouri river to the Pacific Coast,
including a stop-over of 1 hours at
Denver and 2 hours at Salt Lake City
two of the most interesting cities on
For folder giving full information, call
at any Burlington Route ticket office, or
write to J. Francis,
Gen'l. Passenger Agent, Omaha, Neb.
Thirteen Cash Prizes $U5.00 for Be
Burlington & Missouri River Railroad
in Nebraska, Passenger Department,
Omaha, Neb., May 10, 1900. General
Passenger Agent Francis of the Bur
lington Route offers $115.00 in prizes for
letters about Nebraska, its resources,
possibilities and opportunities. The
letters will be used to encourage immi
gration to this state. This contest is
open to all. The letters should contain
between 200 and 1,000 words, and must
reach Mr. Francis at Omaha, by July 1,
A circular giving all the conditions of
the,, contest will be mailed on applica
To Chicago and the last.
Passengers going east for business, will
naturally gravitate to Chicago as the
great commercial center. Passengers
re-visiting friends or relatives in the
eastern states always desire to "take in"
Chicago en route. All classes of passen
gers will find that the "Short Line" of
the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Rail
way, via Omaha and Council Bluffs,
affords exoellent facilities to reach their
destinations in a manner that will be
sure to give the utmost satisfaction.
A reference to the time tables will in
dicate the route to be chosen, and, by
asking any principal agent west of the
Missouri river for a ticket over the
Chicago, Council Bluffs & Omaha Short
Lice of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St
Paul Railway, yon will be cheerfully
furnished with the proper passport Tie
Omaha and Chicago. Please note that
all of the "Short Line" trains arrive ip
Ghjaagp jn ample time to oonnsct with
theesprasstrainsof all thp great through
oar lines to the principal eastern etties,
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Ia the county court of Piatt; county, Nebraska,
In the matter of the estate of John Wise, de
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application to said county court to have the
time extended for pa)ing.the debtx, and settling
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notice is ordered published in Tun Columbus
JoDB2fl three weeks successively prior to said
day of hearing.
Columbus, Nebraska, April 2ri, 1U0O.
T. D. Hobiso.v.
2majS County Judge.
J. M. CURTIS,
Justice of Die Peace.
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