The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, February 13, 1901, Image 3

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"Wish to announce to the public
that they have purchased the
Henry Ragatz & Co. large and
well assorted stock of
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Crockery, Glassware,
Lamps, Etc.,
And will take charge of the business FEBatUASY
1st, 1901.
To the patrons of the old firm, they extend greet
ings and ask a continuance of their patronage, also
to all others they extend cordiaL invitation to give
them a share of their patronage, assuring all that
they will receive prompt and courteous service,
square dealing and the best quality of goods the
market affords.
The same force of clerks will continue to wait on
customers for the new firm.
Telephone 26.
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No 7, Columbus Local
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No 74. Miseii
Norfolk paewnaer trains ma daily.
.No trains on Albion and Cedar Eapidx branch
Colombaa Local daily ezrept bandar.
W. H. BErciAX. Apent.
St. Joseph.
Kansas City,
St. Louis and all
paints East and
Salt Lake City.
San Francisco
and all paints
No. 22 PatHtenser. daily except Sunday
7 jj a. m
No. 32 Accommodation, daily xcept
Saturday. 4:30 p. m
trains ashixz.
N. 21 Passenger, daily except Sanday Sa)0 p. m
V ! ommniljiriim- dailr flXCtfDt
Snndily fc30 P
Wheat, f? bushel 6g
winter 5t1(S
Corn, shelled bushel. . . 2S
Corn, ear e? bushel 29(
Barley, $ bushel M?
Oata, bushel 20
Sve bushel 37
Hogs cwt. 4 S0 -i 90!
Fat cattle cwt 3 0Q3) 4 25 j
Potatoes 3 bnshel 4045
Butter- 12U
Eggs dozen. 1-S
Markets corrected every Tuesday af
Snow again Thursday.
Mielenz for best photos.
Tomorrow, the 14th, is Valentine day.
Q J. Garlow went to Beatrice, Mon
Dr. Naumann, dentist, Thirteenth
street, tf
Mark Carraher of Madison was in the
city Sunday.
Blank farm leases for sale at The
Joubnal office, tf
Dr. Baker, physician and surgeon,
office Olive street. tf
Dwelling house to rent. Inquire of
W. A. McAllister. 2
Adjutant General J. N. Ellian went
to Lincoln Monday.
Dr. L. C. Toss, Homeopathic physi-
cian. Columbus, Neb.
Dr. C H. Gietzen, dentist, in Bar
ber block. Thirteenth street. 1m
The thermometer Saturday morning
early registered 10( below zero.
Arnold Abts has gone to Creston.
expecting to make that his home.
Drs. Martyn, Evans i Geer, office
three doors north of Friedhors store, tf
Chicago Inter Ocean and Coixacars
Jnr-raAT. one Tear, in advance SLjo. tf
For fine watch repairing, call on
Carl FroemeL 11th St, Columbus, Neb.
.. Wiggins Lewis shipped a load of
hogs to the South Omaha market Mon
day night.
Dr. Geers new building on Thir
teenth street is enclosed and ready for
the tin roof.
Valentines at von Bergen's from 1
cent up. Envelopes free with. 1 to 10
cent lace valentines.
February 1. Frank Brichacek com
mitted suicide by shooting himself in
the head. Howells Journal.
Frank Bridel has leased the Hoppen
saloon property, corner of Eleventh and
M streets, and taken possession.
Ice is being hauled from W. T.
least's pond to the Bismark: creamery,
mmi l"o to the brewery in this city.
Columbus, Neb. X
-Do not fail to .see our 8-foot galvan
ised steel mill for $32.00.
'Son. tf
Louis Lachnit visited with relatives
and friends at Humphrey the first of last
Dr. Naumann extracts more teeth
painless than any other person in this
county. tf
The U. P. sent a double-header train
load of horses from here to Sioux City
Hulst Jc Adams delivered groceries
Saturday in a align, something out of the
usual order.
Fob Sale Thirty sows, coming in
in April; also 25 tons of hayin the stack.
Frank Arne. 2
They are putting in electric light at
Humphrey a company of citizens own
ing the plant.
Dr. McKean's method of making
aluminum plates places them on an
equality with gold.
Thomas Connor has disposed of his
farm and offers his personal property for
sale Friday, Feb. 15.
The new deal of the Union Pacific
promises to be an excellent thing for all
the cities along the line.
Tou can buy blank farm leases at
The Jocbsal office, good form, two for
5 cents; five for 10 cents.
George Schram was down from Mad
ison Sunday. He is well pleased with
his outlook for business.
Every one who could make the raise
of a horse and cutter was out Sunday
enjoying the fine sleighing.
Don't forget, yon who dance, that
February 22, at the. opera house, the
Hookies have their dance.
The Gray Mercantile company have
purchased an engine of Henry Lubker.
to run their store elevator.
Twenty-five witnesses for the state
have been subpoenaed at Platte Center
in the Nick Gentleman case.
Oscar Burns is visiting in Osceola
this week. He expects to go to Holt
county on or about March 1st.
The Hook & Ladder boys, will, as
usual, have a first-class costumer here
the day of their masquerade ball.
Saturday morning the sun shone out
clear and fair, and the snow was of suffi
cient depth to make good sleighing.
Nebraska land is steadily rising in
1 price; even in Holt county the increase
! in the past two years is 25 per cent.
I Jack rabbits to the number of 40,000
have been ordered from England of one
of the South Omaha packing houses.
When you wish good, neat, clean
handsome work done in the line of
printing, call at Tax Joubhal office.
One of the best farms in Colfax
county, belonging to Fritz Nieman, was
i sold last week for fifty dollars an acre.
A marriage license was issued
! Lincoln Saturday last to Joseph Mostek
of Columbus and Vera Kula, of Lincoln.
T. H. Adams of the firm of Hulst k
Adams, is moving into one of the Mur
dock houses on west Fourteenth streeL
Should the jury system be abolish
ed? was the question for debate by boys
of the High school at Fremont recently.
Dr. J. a Clark, dentist, fine gold
fillings, crown and bridge work a spec
ialty. Office in North block, Thirteenth
street. tf
Miss Bena Turner made the trip to
Omaha and back Wednesday. She had
occasion to consult the Columbian
Mrs. Mary TL Pugh has begun
divorce proceedings in the Can county
district court against Dr. Pugh of Platte
Wm. Schilt makes boots and shoes
in the best styles, and uses only the very
best stock that can be procured in the
market, tf
Messrs. Murdock & Watts were tak
ing an invoice of stock Saturday, Mr.
Murdock having porch ased Mr. Watts'
Mrs. E. L. BoMter and Peter Mc
Caffrey, sister and brother of Charles
McCaffrey, conductor, went to Omaha
Ed. "Rnsoiter and George Fairchild.
also Mw Mae Boaaiter attended the
funeral Saturday, at Omaha, of Charles
S. McCaffrey.
February 22 is the date for the
ball, and as usual, just
about everybody are making calcula
tions to attend.
The ladies of the Methodist church
at their supper last Wednesday evening'
cleared 982. after paying expenses, which
were abont $11.
Tou can buy shoes at a very low
price at von Bargen'av Yon wOl get a
ticket for a free onnanskna irith
1$1 cash for shoes ap to MarehaEth. 4
5.000 chickens, ducks and turkey
wanted every week for export.
Joffjr Sckxoceex, Agemt.
rhriht Ftrfin. Ifrinr nrwr "Bfrilsarf .
will have a sale February 27, of farm
implements, horses, hwfara, koweeknld
goods, etc 3
February 16, G. B. Speiee, referee,
will sell at the U. P. stock yards, a bunch,
of cattle belonging- jointly to Qmy C and
George E.Bernum.
To be closed out for cash, sea's.
buckle Arctics $1, boys' SOc, ladies' 75c,
misses' 60c, children's 50c Other good
bottom prices at Hooahan'a. 4t
Alfred McTCillipe and Wm Davy
Gerrard of Bellmood were aurried at
David City Wednesday, Judge Skike
officiating. Bellwood Gazette.
Thursday MIsb Grace Woods, substi
tute teacher in primary took charge of
Miss Sheehaa's school, she betas; absent
an account of her mother's fllnnat
At their last meeting directors of the
Commercial National bank authorized
loans in sums of $500 and upward to be
taken at the rate of eight per cent.
Kearney officers raided a gambling
place recently. Three boys were arrest
ed for gambling, and a fourth for owning
the place and allowing the gambling:
Thomas Williams of this city has
received the appointment as farmer at
the State asylum for the insane, at Lin
coln, and has entered upon hie work.
Valentines, valentines, lace, card
mounts and drop valentines, also valen
tine novelties. Don't fail to look at von
Bergen's assortment, Eleventh street.
Rev. C. A. Weed of this city has de
clined the call from the Episcopal church
at Nebraska City to become its rector,
which means that he will remain here.
Peter J. Barnes, a pioneer of Madi
son county, was in the city Monday on
his return from Chicago, where he had
been to purchase a fine blooded horse.
Rev. H. C. Meyers, at one time a
prominent clergyman at Schuyler, after
wards we believe, preaching at Denver,
recently purchased a farm near Stanton.
William Albers of Shell Creek town
ship, a well known farmer, was brought
to the hospital Friday afternoon, a very
sick man. and is now under a doctor's
The coffee served at the chicken pie
supper, given by the ladies of the M. E.
church on last Wednesday eve, was pro
nounced first-class by alL and was donat
ed to the ladies by the Gray Mercan
tile Co. 1
There are, only three aorta of people
in the world nowadays; those that have
the grip, those that have had, and those
that expect to have it. Fremont
acter to deliver and collect in Nebraska for old.
established mannfacrnring wholesale noose.
$900 a year, sore pay. Honesty mors than expe
rience required. Oar reference, any bank in any
city. Enclose aelf-addrcasod stamped envel
ope. Mannfaituiera, Third Floor. 334 Dearborn
St.. Chicago. IZxnch
Envelopes with your return card
printed on them, for 50 cents a single
hundred; for larger quantities, and dif
ferent grades, call at Tim Joitbsax.
office for prices.
The eminent eye sight specialist, Dr.
J. WilL Terry of Omaha, will be in
Columbus for one week, Feb. 18, 19, 20,
21, 22. 23. Consult him about your eyes.
Consultation free.
Eight freight cars were attached to
the Albion passenger train Monday.
Business on the branch roads from here
has always been good, but this kind of
double train is unusual.
It is said that one of the smallpox
patients is afraid of catching the
measles from one of the others. It is
authoritatively reported that all three
are getting along finely.
In a quite lengthy article in the Lin
coln Journal of Thursday last, Dr. B. J.
Kendall tells how he knows that con
sumptives will be helped and cured by
drinking milk strappings.
A close observer says that in Nebras
ka good crops invariably follow a winter
with plenty of snow. According to this,
this section should be blessed with
abundance the coming season.
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 & Co.
We are told that Hale Lindsay,
while working at Frank Olcott's, south
of the Platte, Monday, had one of his
hands nearly cut off by a steam saw.
We did not learn farther particulars.
Walter Eggleston fell from a load of
straw Wednesday and suffered a fracture
of his skulL Walter Brooks, who was
with him, lighted on his feet, and was
not so badly hurt. Creston Statesman.
One of the livery teams at the
funeral of Mrs. Drinnin Tuesday after
noon of last week; took a run after the
pall bearers had got oat of the vehicle,
doing no special damage, except to a
front wheeL
C. Funk recently marketed at South
Omaha a cow which brought him the
snug sum of $76.99. The animal weighed
1770 pounds and sold at $435 per hun
dred. She made a pretty good steak, for
Mr. Funk. Schuyler QuilL
The village of Edholm, seven miles
west of Linwood, Neb., was wiped out
by fire Monday morning at 5 o'clock,
consuming the postoffice, blacksmith
shop and a general store; only light in
surance. The fire was caused by the
bursting of a lamp.
Frank Proses bought the Verba
farm of 290 acres last week, paying $41
an acre for same. This place is fire miles
northwest of town and is one of the best
farms in that section, there being 90 acres
of fine hay land, 60 acres of pasture and
130 under plow. Schuyler San.
Yon can help anyone whom yon find
suffering from inflamed throat; laryn
geal trouble, bronchi tie, coughs, colds,
etc, by advising the use of BALLARD'S
HOREHOUND STBUPr the great rem
edy for coughs and colds. Price 25 and
50 cents. A. Heintz and Pollock fc Co.
An exchange says: "A boy can sit
still on a sled sCxinches square, tied to a
sleigh moving eight miles an hour, but
couldn't sit still on a sofa five aunntea
for a dollar. A man will sit on an inch
edge of aboard and talk politics for three
hours; put him in a church pewforforty
minutes and he gets nervosa, twatts and
goestosleep A man will fill bis cheek
with filthy tobacco juice until it runs
down hat earn; feels good; batahatrxa
the hatter lolls hiaa."
Jriends and
COLUMBUS, JTEBRASRd, February 1, 1901-
WeJtave sold our stock of groceries, 'crockery, glassware, etcfo
Hulst Adams- For the liberal patronage received from the good
people of Columbus and vicinity, ice urish to thank them one and allr
and assure tJiem that although temporarily out of business ice icill
continue to make Columbus our home and ltope to do our share to
wards it3 up-building.
We retained our books and wish to say that parties owing us on
account should make settlement with us.
Those who have a credit will please call and receive the amount.
We have opened an office in the basement of the Commercial Na
tional Bank building, where parties having business with us can
find us during business hours.
Captain E. C. Hockenberger, of the
Evans "Riflpo, not only passed bis ex
amination but, among twenty-eight cap
tains and lieutenants, only one captain
led him in percentage, and that by onJy
four-sevenths of one per cent. Three of
the lieutenants failed entirely.
Dr. W. H. Slater, a veterinarian, who
recently moved here from "Iowa, was
taken to the pest house Wednesday,
making the third case of smallpox in the
building. Mr. Slater's home has been
quarantined, his family having been ex
posed to the contagion through him.
Wednesday evening last, at the
home of the bride's parents five miles
east of St. Edward, Frank O. Nelson of
Platte Center and Miss Bertha Greig
were married, Bev.E. B. Fung officiat
ing. The new couple will make then
home at Platte Center. St. Edward Snn.
Are you nervous, run down, weak
and dispirited? Take a few doses of
HEBBLNE. It will infuse new energy.
riAw Kfe 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
M. Weisenflnh will have a public
sale at 'Duncan, Tuesday, Feb. 19, begin
ning at 10 o'clock, of horses, cows, hogs,
chickens, farm implements, household
goods, etc 310 and under, cash. Above
$10, six months' time, bankable notes at
eight per cent, two per cent off for cash.
Seebilla 2
A telegram Thursday from Merced,
California, says that-as a result of the
heavy rain of the last two preceding
days, the city was under water, from
three inches to three feet standing hi
every yard in town; every cellar filled,
and business at a standstill. Stand up
for Nebraska.
Don't let the hand of time paint
wiinkles on your face. Keep young, by
keeping the blood pure and the diges
tive organs in a healthful condition.
HEBBINE will do this. Health is
youth, disease and sickness bring old
age. Price 50 cents. A. Heintz and
Pollock & Co.
County Treasurer Becher is sending
out statements of personal taxes delin
quent with the addition that "same must
be paid on or before February 29, 1901.
Executions will be issued and placed in
the hands of the sheriff promptly after
said date for the collection thereof by
distress, if not paid."
A special to the Omaha World-Herald
from Monroe revives the old claim
that there is coal underlying the country
northwest of Monroe, so asserted by
John Gleason years ago. Mr. Gleason
had seventeen years' experience in min
ing, and his observations have strength
ened his belief long held.
C. A. Brindley, who has been at
Humphrey several weeks, returned Sun
day. He has been interviewing the
pioneers in the northern part of the
county, a goodly number of whom have
moved into Humphrey, which. Mr.
Brindley says, is gaining rapidly, in the
amount of business done.
A citizen of Platte county owns a
half section of land for which he paid
seventeen dollars an acre. Samuel C.
Smith, former land agent here, several
years before he bought the half section,
offered him the whole of the very same
section at $450 an acre. Nebraska land
is certamly-ucresamg in price.
Hans Elliott says that at a sale for
William E. Humphreys, Joliet township;
horses sold well, from $47 to $100, cattle
not so high as last year, hogs high. The
amount of sales was $117430, about the
half of it cash down, the balance banka
ble notes. George Dopson of Newman
Grove, and Mr. Elliott were the clerks.
Here is a genuine bargain. 160
farm, 100 acres cultivated; 60 acres
pasture; 6-room frame house; barn for
8 horses and 10 head of cattle; granary;
ice house; wind mill; wefl. Owner will
take $3,600, if sold at once. Very eas
terms. If you want a good farm, en
quire about this. Nebraska Land and
Loan Co.
Bargains ! Great BargmJas
im all keaTy eis. We aimst
Mare raftaa fer r fcig stck f
sf ruir so4s. Ce asi sire
Bomey. , Tie Wkite-Frait Dry
Go4s Stare. . D. Fitzjat
riek. tf
The Columbian Optical Co. of Omaha
have arranged to have their expert, Dr.
Terry remain hi Columbus for oas week
this visit, Feb. 18, 19, 30, 2L 22, 23, 24
You can consult him privately about
your eyes, 8 to 10 a. ul, 4 to Tp. rnat
his office, the Meridian hotel parlor, or
at A. Brodfaehrers jewelry store, dafly
from 10 a. m. to 4 p. au Caasalaatiam
Late Fatrtms.
As to the Nebraska i Gulf railroad
project, which will very evidently be a
good thing for this section, if it shall
come to a successful, practical and active
existence, as projected, we learn that the
survey has been finished from the Platte
river near Havens (between Silver Creek
and darks) to Concordia, Kansas.
There is probably no disease or con
dition of the human system that causes
more suffering and distress than piles.
MENT cares them quickly, without pain
or detention from business. Price 50
cents in bottles. Tubes, 75 cents. A.
Heintz and Pollock & Co.
The special train on the Union
Pacific which brought the Souea Band
from Omaha to Fremont made the run
in forty-ax minutes. The best time that
has ever been made is forty-one minutes.
If the wind had not been so strong in
the face of the train, the probabilities
are that the record would have been
tied. Herald.
Mortgage indebtedness record of
Platte county for the month of January,
1901: Thirty farm mortgages filed, $43,
510.95; same released 67, aggregating
$65,195.13. Seven city mortgages filed,
$2,673.80; same released 8, $4,900. The
chattel record shows 72 mortgages filed,
$19,38L50; same released 52, $12476.74.
No deeds in foreclosure filed during the
Supervisor Liaco tells us that there
was no truth whatever in the report cur
rent in the city last Wednesday that
there was a case of smallpox near his
farm south of the Loup a man traveling
through. The report was traced down
to its reputed origin, and found to be
without foundation in. truth, or any
excuse at all for the falsehood, manufac
tured from start to finish.
Miss Martha Turner left Wednesday
morning tor Chicago where she enters
the Art institute in that city to take a
term in a profession of which she is a
natural adept, and we feel sure a bright
and promising future is before her. She
will be missed in this city of her lifelong
home most of all by our esteemed con
temporary, Thk Jocbsal family but we
hope not for long. Times.
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 system
and assists to that sort of flesh, which
creates strength and power of endur
ance. Price 25 cents. A. Heintz and
Pollock & Co.
To make hens lay, says a writer in
the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, take one
tablespoonful of ground cayenne pepper,
one tablespoonful of cinnamon, ground
fine, and two tablespoonfnls of oyster
shells, ground fine. Mix this with
enough corn meal dough to feed twenty
or more fowls, and they will produce
twice as many eggs as usual This will
make hens lay in winter as well as
Otto Hembd and Miss Mary M.
Adamy were married this Tuesday
morning at Saint Bona Ventura church,
this city, Rev. Father Marcelinus of
ficiating: The weddmg celebration and
festivities took place later in the day
and evening at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Adamy, ten
miles north of this city. A host of
friends extend their congratulations to
the happy couple.
.Henry Thomson sold bis farm of
forty acres five miles northeast of town
to Jas. Fiala. The consideration was $40
per acre. This deal was made by C. W.
Smith. It happened that A. L. Norris
sold the same piece of land at the same
time to another party and it is now a
question as to who has a right to thai
muchly sold property. This is a great
country where farms can be sold while
you waiL North Bend Eagle.
The funeral services for Mrs. J. H.
Drinnin, (mention of whose death was
made in last week's Jocssax,), were held
at the Congregational church, this city,
Tuesday afternoon of last week, Rev.
Munro preaching an impressive sermon,
the choir singing: "Nearer, my God, to
Thee"; u Abide with ma," and "It is not
death to die." The pallbearers were: J.
B. Taylor, C- G. Hickok, C. C. Sheldon,
Mr. Engel, H. E. Babcock and B. S
There are aot a few people who are
opposed to vaccination for themselves,
just at thai time. They say they would
rather take their chance of catching
smallpox or whatever it is in the light
form it is going-, than of getting some
vile disease through vaccination. It is
our understanding that the manner ia
which the vaccine matter as now pre
pared aad applied, is all right in every
Years ago the preparation was
t,aad there ware thea severe
blood lisusw, the
the third ilin lof the Platte
: Saturday aad taraatsaa to take
that straetars out 2
are aot taken wheat a thaw oseaxs. The
water tram tamchaaaet has hacked up
and part of it is raaaasa; across Baker
awaad, cutting oat the grade m a couple
of places. Weds aatley the work of build-1
mg temporary bridges over the places
was begun aad the eroaautg will no doubt
be safe when this is completed.-1CIarks
Matthew Brian, am old settler of
Polk coaaty, later of Fremont; leaviag
there about a year ago for Moaataia
Grove, Bear Hawaiaal. Mai, died at the
latter pkea, Saaday; Feh. 3. The re
mans arrived hare Wedaesday moraiag
and the faasraL under the charge of the
Columbaa branch of the order of Bea
Hut, of which Mr. Brian was first chief;
took place Thai ails afteraoon. The
services were conducted at the lodge
room, br Dr- L. a Toss chief of the
order, oration hy Fast Chief Garlow:
Almost aamberiees are the aoddsats
recorded from ceaseatrated lye and car
bolic arid. Tos much care cannot be
OTsrcieed, especially where there are
little caildrea. Iadesd, wa heard re
cently of a "ehild of larger growth,"
man-grown, who, eomiag- home from hie
work late ia the eveaxag; picked up the
tea pot oa the back of the stove, took a
swallow from it aad yelled oat to his
wife "What did you leave in this tea
pot?" She was going to cleanse the
tea pot, using some lye water, leaving it
to heat on the back of the stove.
Table Talk ia a magazine needed by
housekeepers everyday, for it toarbea the
art of good cooking and of wise and
economical living. The February issue
contains several excellent articles, among
them "Winter Luncheons," "The Art of
Living Well," "Pandora Box," "The
Boquet Garni" and others. The regular
departments of "Housekeepers' Inqui
ries" and "All Through the Year" are
filled with useful information. Recent
issues of this magazine will be sent free
to any of our readers on application to
the Table Talk Publishing Company,
Philadelphia, Pa.
We are told that a-number of former
Clarkson citizens, who have been resid
ing in Wisconsin, are preparing to return.
They find that it takes an endless amount
of work to grub out a farm in a section
of country that ia covered with old pine
stumps and underbrush. They get the
land cheap, paying from five to eight
dollars per acre, but when one stops to
consider that it takes fally fifty dollars'
worth of work, and sometimes more, to
clear an acre, it isn't so cheap after alL
Then, too, after the land has been cleared
it does not begin to compare with good
Nebraska prairie. Howells Journal.
Nicholas Gentleman was arraigned
February 4 oa the charge of murder and
plead "Not guilty." Since that various
motions have been made preliminary to
the trial by jury. We understand that
the accused is fully prepared for the
trial, and it is doubtless begun as we go
to press, 2 o'clock this Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Earlier in the day a special venire of 50
had been ordered by the judge. Mr.
Gentleman's attorneys are: Beeder k
Albert and McAllister k Cornelius. For
the State, County Attorney O'Brien, J.
M. Gondring, Judge A. M. Post and
Attorney Dolxsll of Fremont. Judge
Hollenbeck, presiding.
Mrs. Nora B. Lewis and her minor
children are plaintiffs in a suit against
Fred W. Horst and Louis Loerke, saloon
keepers of Madison, and George M.
Smith of Humphrey, and their bonds
men, are defendants. The petition in
the case sets forth that Lewis, her hus
band, came to town on the morning of
August 31 and alleges that he drank in
the saloons of the men above mentioned
and became intoxicated, and recites the
accident and its outcome, in which he
was killed. It further states that the
deceased made $1500 a year with which
he maintained his family. The amount
of damages sued for is $10,000. Madtson.
This Tuesday evening at the opera
house, "Nevada" or "The Lost Mine."
presented by Evans Rifles Dramatic club
for the benefit of Company K. Home
talent. At Maennerchor hall Wednesday
evening, will take place the auction sale
of lunch baskets prepared by ladies of
Columbus, the purchaser in each case,
eating with the lady who prepared the
lunch; a voting contest to determine
which young lady shall wear an elegant
gold watch; also a voting contest on the
volunteer firemen, which one shall wear
the fine gold badge provided. These
voting propositions are to continue
Thursday and Friday evenings. Thurs
day evening, supper at Maennerchor hall,
25 cents. Friday night, a grand ball at
the opera house.
Farm land in this county touched
another high mark in the deal recently
cousumated whereby Wm. Dawson came
into possession of the J. A. Hinshilwood
farm in Cedar valley. The price paid
$40 per acre is the highest yet paid
for land five miles from town and when
the fact that the farm is not what ia con
sidered swell improved one is taken into
account one readily gets a good idea of
the value of our farming land With
each year sinca the drouth seven years
ago the price of land has been steadily
advancing and the present good times
have given to it an impetus that will
continue to shove it still higher. Ne
braska promisee to push to the front in
near future as she never did before.
Fullerton News.
It seems to Thx JotrasAL that in
every community there might well be
sustained with profit to everybody a good
literary association meeting at least one
evening in the week, for mutual enter
tainment and benefit; In just such in
stitutions for the discussion of subjects
of current interest, many of the
statesmen of this country have
found their first practical train
ing for public life, and the first
strong incentives to the study of men
aad nations; of customs, laws aad his
tory. The eomiag years are to be more
than ever devoted-to sound, practical
affairs. We are living in a time which m
becomiag more aad more scientific. The
desire to quit conjecturing and take up
proofs; to throw guessing aside, and
begin to know, ia the longing of these
rimes. Public dicrnminn of public affairs
has been the one prominent feature of
civil liberty ia the United States.
that dammaaon has been falL free
sad fair, the Bessie have beau vigilant of
without it, nsaiainsitiea
I have arranged with the Columbia Optical Co. of Omaha to have
FEBRUARY 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23.
DV TEBBX will be at my store, eaah
p. m.. ONLY. For iwaademriag to
ha has arranged to have eafae hears at
to 10 a. au, aad from 4 to 7 p. au, duna
Consult the Doctor shout your eyea
DR. TERRY has worked for
past two years. All speak i
Trusting you will avail yoarseir af
"Iting au expert about your eyes, I
We are now located on
Eleventh Street, opposite
im Mr. brlie's vasee,
X Where we will be rkid to see old
3tf have a large list of farm and citv
v at 5 per cent and small commission. V
S etswal fitmixtra. S
L. A. Ewing was down from Hum
phrey Sunday.
Chaa. L. Stillman is in Omaha for
several days.
Mrs. Mathewson of Chili, Wi&, is here
Tutting her mother, Mrs. Millet.
Miss Frances Sheridan of Lindsay,
has been visiting friends in the city.
Mrs. W. N. Hensley visited with her
daughter Meta at Lindsay, over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Clark of Omaha
were in the city over Sunday visiting at
Judge Post's.
Miss Martha Turner of Thk Jocbsai.
force started Wednesday for Chicago,
for a month's sojourn perhaps.
Miss Susan Leedom of Albion passed
through the city Thursday on her way to
Gothenburg to visit her brother.
P. H. Kohl of Wayne and D. W.
Ziegler of Monroe, both delegates to the
Woodmen convention at Kearney, were
pleasant callers at Jotxbxal headquar
ters Monday afternoon.
Death of Charlss S. McCaffrey.
Charles S. McCaffrey, conductor on
Union Pacific freight train No. 19, was
very severely pinched about 1 o'clock
Wednesday morning, at Millard station,
and taken to St- Joseph hospital in
Omaha, where he died at 4 o'clock Thurs-
dav afternoon.
The Omaha Bee gives this brief account
of the happening: "At Millard a draw
head was pulled out between the waycar
and the Markel commissary car and he
had gone in between the cars to fix it,
when, it is said, a train came up from
behind, bumping the waycar and crush
ing the conductor's chest."
Peter J. McCaffrey and Mrs. B. L. Roe
siter, brother and sister of the injured
man. went from here on receiving a tele
gram, and stayed to the funeral, which
took place Saturday.
We are informed that the deceased was
about 40- years old; had been a former
resident here engaged with the Union
Pacific for about twenty years, the past
bix or seven having lived at Omaha. He
leaves a wife and three children, their
residence being on South; Eleventh
street. Omaha.
Mr. McCaffrey was well and favorably
known here, and the family have the
sympathy of all in their severe affliction.
Demtk af Mrs. Daniel Jenny.
Died, Tuesday, February 5, 8 o'clock,
a. m at the home of the family, sixteen
miles northeast of Columbus, Mary, wife
of Daniel Jenny. The cause of death
was heart failure, the result of pneumo
niaan illness of three days.
Funeral services Thursday at Shell
creek church. Rev. Walters preaching;
interment in the near-by cemetery.
Mary Maud Payne was born in Frome,
England. March 29, 1S4I. She married
Henry Maw, 1866; the bad four chil
dren, Henry, who died at the age of 9
months, Elenora, who died at 4 years
of age, and Jessy and Robert, who now
live in Platte county, Nebraska.
In 1879, having moved to America, she
married Daniel Jenny, who was then and
still is living in Platte county. They had
three children, Charles, Violet and Fred
erick. Charles died at the age of five
months. Violet and Fred, still live at
home in Platte county. She was S years
10 months and 8 days old at the time
of her death.
A. Cars.
We wish to teader heartfelt thanks to
Bcsghbors and other friends for their
many kiadaeama in our deep affliction.
2. H. Dmxscns axd vamzlt.
day. rsam 10 o'efaak a. au to 4 e'e
eaasalf the Dr. eh t tasareyei
The Jaandmm Metal farisrs, tram 8 ofr
sack day of this vaat te rtlamhaa
Henry aUgatz' Grocery Stare,'
friends and manv new ones. Wej
propertv ibr sale. Moner to loan. 3c
more than two haadvsd per mCslamhusii
list Hi sis is" kirn lanlailal sail!
that meat eaemUeat nppertnaity of sea
remata years vary resfseoauy;
Tou can buy the best farm implements
for the least money at our store. We are
headquarters for the most modern field
weapons of husbandry in the market. The
behind-hand fellows always have a hard
time of it. Make farming easy and profit
able by using the results of invention we
offer at figures on the leveL
Dsstk of Mrs. lama M. Mselkr.
Mrs. Anna Mary Moeller died February
7, at 9 o'clock a ul, of lung trouble and
dropsy, in her home on the farm of her
son, Gottfried Marty. Funeral services
Saturday at the Loseke church. Rev.
Freese officiating; interment-in the near
by cemetery.
Anna Mary Simon was born in Switz
erland, July 6, 1S37. In 1862 she married
Benedict Marty, and to them were born
four children, two sons and two daugh
ters; one of the daughters died at the
age of four months. May 1369. Mr. and
Mrs. Marty came with their family to
America, locating at Columbus, Nebr,
where her husband died three weeks
later, of typhoid fever. June 1. 1870, she
was married to Henry Moeller, who died
in Baltimore six years ago, while on a
journey. Two sons were born of the
second marriage, Louis, now living in
Platte county, and Frederick of Colfax
Scksal JTstts
The January number of the High
School Reflector came out last week.
Fin. B- Howard. late of Papillion. be
gan school in the Ninth grade. Monday.
Miss Vesta Slater is absent from
school on account of her father's sick
ness. A number of the pupils have been
vaccinated, and arm-striking is not now
a pleasant form of exercise with them.
The High school Lecture Course com
mittee wish to thank the people of Co
lumbus for their liberal patronage and
thus to express their appreciation of the
hearty co-operation they have received.
Florence H. Kramer.
sTATEorrr aarxiPTs.
Sale of tickets S3 05
Baserrsd ssata 113 3D
Bsemptaatdoer... - 34 00
S05 35
LctnrarB aad eBtarrainraenta.
Opera boos and printing
35 OS
d0 35
Total 405 35
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MAajoazs Wrxixuas. Ch. Aad. Cam.
From. th IVnokias Glass.
Geo. Alexander returned from Nebras
ka City Monday.
Jim Fraxier came up and got the San
ford cattle Monday.
The public sales come with marked
frequency, aad all bring good prices.
Mrs. Chaa. Stillman of Columbus vis
ited with her sister, Mrs. F. K. Strother,
this week.
Isaiah Lightner is very much better
than at our last writing and is in a fair
way to recovery.
Be sure to take and read a local
paper. There is scarcely an issue bus
you will find one or more items that will
amply repay you for all the expense.
You may be about to take a journey for
instance, but when you see, by the local
paper that a big bridge on the proposed
route is down, you defer your journey
and save time and expense. Or. a sale is
advertised, at which you may be able to
buy exactly what you want, and cheaper
than the usual market, and also help the
man who perhaps was compelled to sell,
get a better price through your bidding.
Or there may be many suggestions of
better ways of managing than you have
known; enlarged views of life that will
be of untold value to you. Your home
paper is presumed to be at work for your
best home interests.
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