Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911 | View Entire Issue (March 9, 1904)
-r -T3ir-r-mT' -nstt
.s-'xinv. -- .,
J "? i
'-" VeT-1 -ifai "
B fe --'
biuuncB Mat 11, 1870
InVMl Vttesstsrs 7-
tkbxs or scBScamioa:
One year, by mail, postar pnpaM tLlg
Sis BMtht 2
ThrS0 XSOntSa.... .... .. .... .. V
WEDNESDAY, HABCH 9. MM.
01b Subscribers of tan Jour-nal:-Please
look at the dsto oppo
atto jomr name on the wrapper of
your Journal or oa the margin of
The Jonrnal. Up to thla date, jomr
subscription la paid or accomnted
lewoslican County Cearaitiea.
Bepublican voters of Platte county, Nebraska,
are hereby notified to meet in their respective
precincts anil wards on Saturday, May 7, MM,
from 2 p. d. to 4 p. in., for the purpose of select
ing delegates to the county convention, to be
held nt I'latte Center, on Saturday. May 14, MM.
at 1 o'clock p. m.. of that day, to choose dele
gates to the republican state convention, aad
delegates to the republican third congressional
convention, for the further purpose of Bominat
ins candidates for county attorney, delegates to
the twenty-fourth district representative conven
tion, delegates to the tenth district senatorial
convention, to nominate representative for dis
trict nnmlier twenty-four, to select officers aad
members of the central committee for a term of
two years, and for ench other business as may
come before the convention.
The township meetings will also nominate
The several wards and precincts will be entit
led to delegates for each ward and precinct, and
to one delegate for each fifteen votes and major
fraction thereof cast for Jndge Barnes at the
last general election, awl will have the follow
ing number of delegates:
City of Columbus
First ward.... .... .... 4 Bntler 3
Second ward ft lioup 3
Third ward K Lost Creek 7
Columbus township.. tiranville. 5
Rismark. I Burrows 3
Hherman.... .......... 4 Monroe.... ........ 7
Ooston.... 7 Joliet..... ........ 5
tihellCreek. 4 Ht. Bernard. 5
iirand Prairie 3 WoodviUe. 15
Humphrey 5 Walker 7
Edwin Howe. Chairman.
J nBKTT Hci-st, Secretary.
Omcial Call for Bepablic&n State
The republicans of the state of Nebraska are
hereby called to meet in convention at the Audi
torium in the city of Lincoln, on Wednesday,
May 1 S. 1901, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, for ths
purposcof placing in nomination candidates for
the following ollices. to be toted for at the Beat
general election to be held in the state of Ne
braska, November S, 1901, viz:
Secretary of state.
Anditor of public accounts.
Superintendent of public instruction.
Commissioner of public lands aad buildings.
Kight electors of president and vice president.
And toeleet four delegates at large aad four
alternates to the republican national convention
to bo held in the city of Chicago, 111., on Toes
day, June 21, 1904; and for the transaction of
such other business as may regularly come be
fore eaid Mate convention.
Tlte Imsis of representation of theseveral coun
ties in said convention shall he the vote cast for
Hon. John B. Barnes for judge of the supreme
court at the general election held on November
3, 1903, giting one delegate for each 100 votes or
major fraction thereof so cast for said John B.
Barnes, and one delegate at large for each county.
Said apportionment entitles the counties men
tinned liclow to the following representation in
the con vent ion :
H. C. Ijnknav, Chairman
A. B. Ai.i.kx, Secretary.
On the afternoon of March 2 the Ohio
legislature in joint session elected to the
United States senate General Charles
Dick in the place of the late Senator
In a decision banded-down in the case
of Lang vs. the Royal Highlanders, at
Seward, Jndge Good sustains the suicide
clause in the Royal Highlanders' insur
It is estimated that the damage caus
ed by the earthquake of Friday will
amount 10 5500,000 in this city alone,
says a Herald dispatch from lama, Peru.
Reports from other cities have not been
Tite cannon firecracker, the cartridge
pistol and the dynamite cane were all
given a blow by the Grand Island city
council last week. Hereafter the sale or
use of these popular nuisances will lie
According to a compilation of reports
of meetings of the state educational
associations of eight central Western
states this winter, Nebraska heads the
list in the matter of actual attendance
of teachers, and largely in proportionate
At Lincoln Thursday last at 1 o'clock,
afternoon, the thermometer indicated
79' which is said to have been the high
est temperature for March of which
there is a record. One hour later it had
fallen 20' and at 7 o'clock in the evening
the reading was 10 above zero, a fall of
63 in sis hours, a descent likewise with
out precedent in the state.
Music for tooth pulling is a novel
method adopted by an Iowa dentist.
He has recently installed a pianola as a
new equipment to his office. The doc
tor has the instrument attached to his
electric drill and during the operations
of fillingorcleaning the teeth the instru
ment discourses music, thus doing away
with anaesthetics or cocaine.
At Hambolt, Iowa, one day last week,
Charles Adams' little baby, aged 1 year,
died, the cause of death being tubercu
losis. The doctors after making an
examination found that the cow on
whose milk the little one had bean living
had a well developed case of tubercu
losis, and this was given as the' direct
cause of the boy's death. The cow was
8o far as we have heard there is bo
argument against Gov. Mickey except
that he has made religion and morality
too prominent, reasons the York Times.
Those who oppose him declare that be
is offensively religious. Nothing has
been arged against his adBuniatration.
It seems as though it would be aa up
hill pull to go before the people of Ne
braska with such an issue Granted
that he is guilty as charged, what harm
is there in it? Can not a atan be a good
governor and adhere to his religion?
Gov. Mickey is a pretty otrsight laced
, to be sure, bat really, in this
i land has never been thought
to disqaalify a man for oflka, Some
thiag more potent aad effective will
have to be discovered against him before
the people of Nebraska will consent to
throw kin overboard. ,
SVLUVAS FOR VICE PMESIDENT.
For wwral'weahe past, friends of
Judge Sullivan of this city have
looking attar ail
tbefoUowiac bit of
published ia the Oasaha Boa, will be of
interest to Mr. Sallivan's aeqaaintaaoes
in this section:
"The movesaent to make Ex-Chief
Justice Sallivan of the supreme court a
vice presidential candidate oa the desao
cratie ticket has reached each propor
tions that thank little doubt bat the
democratic state convention will endorse
him aad sead a delegation to the na
tional convention to work for his nomi
nation. Friends of Jadge Sullivan believe
there ia a splendid chance to secure aim
the honor, believing, however, that the
action of the national convention will
depend largely apon Mr. Bryan. If ha
will use his inflaence to secare the nom
ination of Jndge Sullivaa there are few
deaiociate in the state, so it is reported
in Lincoln, but who believe that the Co
lnmbus man will secure the prize. None
of these doabt but Mr. Bryan will have
great influence in the con ventionXthoagh
not enough to secare a 16 to 1 plank in
the platform) and they believe that if
he will consent to a conservative plat
form, that is one without the Bryan
frills, then in turn the convention will
allow Mr. Bryan and the Nebraska dele
gation to name Judge Sullivan. One
prominent democrat remarked this
morning that if Mr. Bryan would say
the work Judge Sullivan could secure
the nomination i
For a while democrats looked apon
Judge Sullivan as a gubernatorial can
didate, but this honor the judge de
clined, sayiag that under no circum
stances would be be a candidate. It ia
the opinion now that he will not be en
dorsed for senator because it is not likely
that the democratic convention will en
dorse, relying on the republican conven
tion to do that and then playing the
field against their' candidate. Conse
quently there is little else to give Judge
Sullivan except the vice presidential
endorsement and that more likely will
The latest in war news comes from
Seoul dated March 6. The Japanese
Steamship company's vessels of the
Osaki line have resumed passenger ser
vice between Kobe and Chemulpo. Its
first steamer, the Chikago Own Mara,
arrived at Chemulpo today, carrying
foreigners among its passengers, inclad-
ing Americans of both sexes, in addition
to Japanese. A reference to the map
showing the proximity of 'Port Arthur,
the great Russian Asiatic naval base to
Chemulpo, shows even to the uninform
ed the really wonderful success which
the Japanese now have won by cleaning
both the sea of Japan and the Yellow
sea of the enemy, who twenty days ago
unhesitatingly claimed naval superiority.
Today Japanese steamers sail both seas
unprotected by accompanying warships.
The resamption of commercial inter
course is necessarily incomplete, because
the Japanese government has chartered
many transports and therefore steamers
A bill has been introduced in the
Iowa legislature permitting any child of
school age who desires to attend any
high school in the county of its residence
or an adjoining county, and who can
pass an examination prescribed by the
county superintendent, shall be allowed
to eater the school preferred, the ex
penses for tuition to be collected from
the district or township of the pupils
residence. It is argued that one-third
of the farmers in Iowa are renters, and
have not the means to send their chil
dren to higher schools.
Norfolk is to have a aew factory, a
firm within a few weeks starting the
manufacture of building Mock. The
building block stuff is made from Port
land cement. It is white in color. The
agents claim that they compete in Min
nesota with it against lumber and brick
and that this year the firm will have
more than it can attend to, although the
industry is still in aa infant state.
Receipts upon the 2-per-cent tax on
the gross earnings of foreign insurance
companies doing human in this state
are exceeding all expectations, the life
insurance mmpaaian paying in far more
than the fire.
In addition there are some dozens of
smaller concerns which have turned in a
few hundred dollars each, all of the com
panies whieh owed leas than S1.000 hav
ing already paid up.
With the reciprocal tax added the re
ceipts from insurance companies of all
classes will exceed the receipts of last
year by more than 360 per cent.
Toe National Guard is "cleaning
house." Worn, soiled and out of date
property, the aowimalation of ten years.
is being condemned by a board of survey
consisting of Major McLaughlin, of the
First, Major Phelps, of the Second, and
Captain Eberle, of the First. Aa fast as
the goods are discarded it is sent to the
storekeeper at Lincoln and will be auc
tioned oar from time to time.
In order to avoid additional expense
Major McLaughlin and Major Phelps,
already salaried osaoers, were detailed to
Food Commissioner Thompson is
pressing the "milk oases" in Lincoln
most vigorously and is determined to
discover whether or not the present laws
are suffkient to protect the public
against adulterated lacteal fluid.
Last Friday evening Governor Miekev
attended a camp Ire given br th tt A
B.-boya of David City. The governor
delivered a fifty minute address in whieh
he praised the American atissn as a sol
dier sod the Anricnusc4diermatizeu.
Superintendent Fowler has returned
from the msetiag of the denartment of
superiateadeataof the National Edaea-
at Atlanta, Ga.
H.O.Stadleysnd family will
Mm week to their aew home , Co
Iambus.... Warn, Teaseadorf and family
left Monday for Greer, Idaho. They
wfll visit in Oolambas until Friday....
Mm, A.E. stna aad daughter of Co-
. Mr. aad Mm. W. T. Strotasr.
2 : : LOCAle : :
Last Wadassday at the noon hour
the thermometer of C. C. Gray registered
77 degrees above aero, and at 6 o'clock
ia the evening it was 12 degrees above,
Thenhsjige came almost within a half
hoar's time between 13 aad hisfpsst
Since Wednesday, however, Nebraska
has shown bar usual smiliag countoa
aace. Grass has been sesa growing in
many spots, meadow larks are singing
and everything indicates spring.
The general meeting of the Woman's
club Saturday, held at the homo of Miss
Galley, the ladies decided to eatertaia
the visiting teachers who will be hare at
the association meetings the latter part
of the month at a reception. A com
mittee of three, composed of Mesdames
Garrard, Gietxen and Gear were appoint
ed to investigate the cost of procuring a
drinking fountain for Frankfort nark.
The ladies have been noaaidsrisg for
some time past the plan of putting in a
fountain whieh wonld be n credit to the
city aad they will no doabt be encour
aged in tbeiresTorts by all loyal citizens.
The republican county central com
mitteemen met in the council chamber
Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock, and
chose Platte Center aa the place for
holding the county convention. Mr.
Cookinghsm made an effort to take the
convention to Humphrey, but upon an
ameaded motion by Dr. Frank of Mon
roe, Platte Center was finally chosen.
The committeemen present were: D. N.
Newman Second ward, and C. C. Gray
Third ward, Columbus: Fred MeedeL
Butler; Chris Meedel, Loup; Dr. Frank,
Monroe; Bert Strother, Lost Creek;
Harry Lamb, Joliet; F. M. Oookingham,
Humphrey and Ed. Hoare chairman and
Garrett Hulst secretary.
"Ole Okwn'tbe bright, lively and
laugh compelling Swedish dialect com
edy drama, will be presented at the
North opera house Thursday evening.
March 17, by an excellent organization
of players directed by Ben Hendricks.
This popular Swedish comedy drama is
familiar to moot theatre goers, but it re
tains a firm grasp on their favor. In it
is found a genuine, homely comedy,
mingled with just that aimple touch of
nature that makes the whole world kin.
Ole, the uncouth Swedish immigrant, in
his rough clothes, has his heart in the
right place. He ia good natnred. even
under ridicule, but has the qualities that
turn rjdicule into admiration.
The North Nebraska Teachers' asso
ciation which meets in this city March
30, 31 and April 1, is one of the most de
sirable gatherings in the state a class
of the beat citizens who will be in the
city three days and who pay for their
board and rooms, is more to be sought
than n shorter season convention.
Soma six hundred instructors will be
here this year. Last spring many, mer
chants expressed themselves aa pleased
with the large trade they received dur
ing the three days session, and said they
would be glad to assist in defraying ex
penses another year. The season tickets
will be sold for SOc and 8upt Leavy will
be glad to have your subscription.
K. O. Kohler of Ellensburg, Wash
ington, son-in-law of Mrs. John Stunner
of this city, had an experience in a heavy
storm on seaout from Tacoma, the night
of January 18th that he will no doubt
remember for many years. The steamer
Elwood on which he was riding became
lost in a blinding snow, and fortunately
drifted onto n sand bar with but a few
hundred dollars damage to the vessel.
The Tacoma Ledger in referring to an
interview had with Mr. Kohler, who was
on his way to Seattle, says: "Mr. Kohler
said the passengers behaved in a most
sensible manner. There was no signs of
a panic, but all were anxious to do their
little in assisting the captain and crew.r
The following notice from J. A.
Clark, president of the State Normal
school, in regard to the entertainment
given by the state school for the blind.
which will be in North opera bouse
Tuesday, March lfi, indicates the inter
est manifested wherever they have ex
hibited their work: "Permit me to ex
press the pleasure which the entertain
ment given by your pupils in our chapel
gave to all who were present What we
especially enjoyed was the practical
educational side of the work; I wish that
the evidence of such teaching could be
known widely throughout the state, and
I am glad to commend your present
undertaking to school men and citizens.'
Next Tuesday evening at North
opera house, the Nebraska City state
school for the blind will give an enter
tainment to the public which will be of
interest to all. Seventeen members of
the school are to take part in the work.
The program will consist of music, both
instrumental and vocal, as also work from
the other departments of the school.
Boys will sew brooms, net hammocks,
cane-seat chairs and use the typewriter.
Girls will sew on the sewing machine,
sew by hand, knit, crochet, do bead and
raffia work. The method used in teach
ing mask) will be illustrated. The trip
is being made under the superintendent
of the Mind school in order to give the
people throughout the state a slight idea
of what can be done for the Mind.
The remains of Mrs. T. B. Van
Alstiae, mother of Frank Van Alstine of
this city, were brought to Columbus
Thursday, and funeral services held
Friday morning in the Congregational
church, Rev. Munro preaching the -sermon.
Mrs. Van Alstine died at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Maud Sin Clair of
Adams, Minnesota, where she had made
her home the past year and where she
bad been nick since last August from n
stroke of paralysis. She leaves besides
her son Frank of this city, one son in
Denver and two daughters, Mrs. Sin
Clair af Minnesota, aad Mrs. Nettie Fax
ton of Omaha, who accompanied the
remsias of her mother from Omaha to
attend the funeral. The deceased was
72 years old. Her haeband died in this
city thirteen years ago, where they made
The school teachers of the city en
joyed the evening of Friday at the home
of Miss Baby Bickly, which was the first
tors will have daring the balance of the
year. Including the special instinrtoiB
in supply teachers there are about twea-ty-ive
people. As the guests arrived
they wars draped ia white sheets aad
of the diffsreat ones ceased
it, The balance of the
d ia playing pit, the
served, each finding their places at
table by peculiarly worded cards repre
ssating their names. Those entertaiaiag
Friday ware Miss Biokly, Miss Bssehaa,
Miss Lynch, Miss Graham aad Prof, and
The city council held its rsgular
masting Inst Friday evening. B. W.
Young presented a request sskisg.for a
lease of Hanover sqaare for ssothsr
year at the rate of $6 per year whieh was
the amount paid last year. The request
was granted. The committee on police
submitted reports on the monthly report
of the chief of police aad polios judge
whieh were approved. The committee
on public property and waterworks re
ported signs had beea prepared and the
park' commissioner instructed to place
them in the proper places in Frankfort
square to warn persons off the grass in
the park. The committee on fire recom
mended the purchasing of a fire esoape
for the fire department, and the report
was adopted. The committee on paMie
property and waterworks reported that
they had conferred wirb Dr. Heintz in
regard to the atreet lighting situation
here and that Heintz proposed to place
anywhere the council may direct, fifteen
closed arc lamps of the capacity of 72
volts and run them six' hours each night
if the contract is made for a term of five
years at fl,51&33per year. Upon motion
the committee was granted further time
in which to investigate the light atten
tion, to confer with Dr. Heintz in refer
ence to 20 or 30 lights, also to geteati-
matea from the manager of the. Fair
banks, Morse k. Co. with reference to
furnishing n light plant for the city.
The overseer of streets and city treats
urer submitted reports which were refer
red to the proper committees. The
monthly MUs were allowed and the
meeting then adjourned.
Platte lifeT lifts.
Tuesday of last week was so warm and
spring like, that the ice in the rivers
started to break and gave indications of
an overflow. The water in the Platte did
more damage up stream than below us,
as much of the ice gorged on the north
side of the river where the Loup joins
At Grand Island, the railroad bridge,
at Chapman, Clarke, Silver Creek and
Central City the wagon bridges are all
reported badly damaged by the ice and
unfit for travel. The bridge at Central
City went out about 5 o'clock Tuesday
morning, and by tl o'clock that evening
the ice had gorged south of Columbus
and carried away seven spans of the
wagon bridge. Two more were taken
out Wednesday morning, making nine
spans in all to be repaired. The most
damage done to the bridge is on the
north end. Water overflowed the banks
into the pastures, but no great damage
has been done to property.
At the Loup river railroad bridge, all
day Wednesday workmen watched the
structure and blasted the ice with dyna
mite on the north side of the bridge, but
the ice had not yet broken up stream,
and is still in the river.
The B. & M. railroad bridge was close
ly watched all day Wednesday, escaping
undamaged, but is still to stand the
strain of the ice from the Loup.
The greatest damage reported along
the Platte was from Fremont to Mercer,
where high water has flooded the country
since Thursday, and has not yet subsided.
Nick Schreiber, an extensive stock dealer,
east of Fremont, estimates his loss of
stock at $10,000. Other farmers have
lost animals and small buildings by being
washed out by the flood.
The Union Pacific company was com
pelled to run its trains over the North
western tracks from Omaha to Fremont
until Sunday, when it was cut off from
that source by the breaking down of the
Northwestern railroad bridge over the
Elkhorn river between Arlington and
Fremont, thus cutting Fremont off from
communication from all points east.
The Union Pacific has several bad
breaks between Fremont and Valley due
to the overflow of the Platte river "that
have not been repaired. The bridge at
Arlington has not collapsed but ia weak
ened by the breaking and sagging of
weak timbers. Some of the Union Pacific
engines are heavier than any the
Northwestern uses, and their weight is
largely responsible for putting the struc
ture out of service.
XieUaaa ana Vicinity.
Miss Ethel Stevenson has tonailitis.
The entire family of John Bell are
wrestling with grip.
Bev. J. A. Hutchins of Monroe occu
pied the M. E. pulpit Sunday evening.
John Wacha is building n large cattle
ahedon his farm miles north of here.
Frank Eller moved onto the old Ful
ton farm recently purchased by Gus
Sam Miller and family departed' for
their new home last Friday, the Barnnm
Mesdames Swenson and Higgins were
callers in the northern part of the town-
ahip Thursday. v
Earl Kluck is again at homester
being under the doctor's care at Colum
bus, for two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brockleaby have
returned from their winter sojourn at
Santa Barbara, California,
Minnie Werts is still confined to
her rooms with tonsilitis. She was com
pelled to dismiss her school in district
23 for two weeks.
During the high wind Wednesday of
last week a runaway blaze set fire to the
haystack joining the fine large barn be
longing to Jake Wacha and destroyed
both, together with granary eoutainiag
300 bushels of oats, also a largo hog abed.
Mr. Wacha had gone to Schuyler aad his
hired man, Jake Smith, did not ate the
fire coming. His windmill was also de
molished. 8parks from the building set
fire to the grass a quarter of a mile away
and only by the hard fighting of Fred
Miller aad father, Adam Smith, Mueller
Bros., Joe Disebner, Burt Stsveasos.
John Bell and Jake Swadrell were three
other farms saved from the angry names,
those of John Bell, Mr. Swadrell aad
Fred Miller. At the same time Mr.
Kunkle, three miles northeast of Rich
land was fighting fire from n strawstaok
whieh had recently been burned bat
biased anew when the high wind name
up. Flying cornstalks set fire to the
stubble joining the buildings on the
.Mr. Kunkle aad
with wet rags oa pitchforks
succeeded in saving the buildings.
Mm. A. a Mc'llister was a Genoa
Mr. Aaselma of Humphrey
Columbus visitor Friday.
Miss Cora Graves visited hei
Mrs. Lucy Terry arrived Friday from
Chicago to spend a month at home.
, E C Wordea returned last Wednes
day from n week's visit ia Harlan, Iowa.'
Mm. J. a. Frncell went to Omaha
Tharsday to .visit her son, Clyde, one
Frank Matthews came up from Schuy
ler and spent Sunday at homo with his
Mrs. Wm. Thomas of Schuyler visited
last weak with Mrs. J. C. FrazeU, return
ing horns Thursday.
Miss Lycha Gertsch returned Monday
from n two weeks visit to her home peo
ple north of Monroe.
Mrs. W. J. a Smith of Malvern, Iowa,
arrived here Thursday on a abort visit to
her sister, Mrs. H. P. Ooolidge.
Mts.G.0. Bares aad Master Milton
Rothleitner left Friday morning for n
week's visit to Mrs. Hansen in Harlan,
. .Mrs. Rasmus Henning aad daughter
of Columbus, returned yesterday after
a visit with relatives in this vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs, E. A. Window of Ogal-
lala were guests at the Garlow home the
first of last week on their way to South
Dakota, where they will reside for sev
Mrs. G. W. Hulst came up from Omaha
Saturday to visit with her son Garrett
and other relatives. Her nephew and
niece John Hubt and MaryMerritt ae
Mary Chris has brought suit in district
court against Sophia Tober, both resi
dents of Columbus, charging her with
alandering her good reputation and ask
ing damages to the amount of $500and
costs in the esse. She alleges that on
the 2d day of March, 1904, the defendant
stated in the presence of divers persons
that "she entered through the window
and stole f&or and that the said words
were false and by reason of the defend
ant apeaking them, abe has injured the
good name and: reputation of the plain
tiff. August Wagner is attorney for
On March 3, Judge Reader granted n
divorce to,Mra..Jaary A. Avery from
John P. Avery, giving the mother the
custody of the three children.
From the SicaaLJ
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Burk of Columbus
were visiting with relatives at this place
aunng uw rore pan or we wees.
Miss Etta Hoare was again quite sick
tne rore pan or too week and iJr. Mar
tyn of Columbus was called in consulta
tion Tuesday evening. The patient ia
mucn improved now.
They were dynamiting the ice in the
Jjoup river near Columbus Wednesday
and the explosions were distinctly heard
here. Some of the concussions were
great enough to rattle windows.
Denny Roberts was compelled to an
chor his summer palace, adjacent to the
bridge or signs, with a leoee board dur
ing the high wind Wednesday, to keep it
from joining the brimming river on its
maddening rush toward the ocean.
A telephone message from the Maber
home Wednesday to J. G. Began, just
after the passenger train went south,
said that sparks from the engine had set
fire to the prairie grass near the bridge
wnicn crosses toe diten and that the fire
was coming rapidly towards the build
ings. A crowd of about thirty wai
quickly started to render what assist
ance they could, but before they reached
there the fire had burned to the creek
which fortunately stopped it and the
danger was practically over. Aborning
spare: was carried across the creek and
dropped in some straw, but fortunately
Ed. Maher was within two feet of where
it lit and ho threw himself onto and
smothered it before it could blaze. A
second's delay would have meant the
destruction of all the buildings. No
damage was done, but it seems almost a
miracle that in that high wind, when the
weeds on the north side of the creek
burned brands were not carried across
that could not be controlled.
During March and April the Burling
ton will sell one way tiekets to the Pacific
Coast at very low rates. Here are some
$25.00 to Saa Francisco and Los An
t25.TOtoPortlaad, Tacoma and Seattle.
$220 to Spokane.
taOjOO to Salt Lake City, Butte and
916,75 to Big Horn Basin, Wyoming.
Proportionately low rates to hundreds of
These rates offer aa excellent opportu
nity to see the great Northwest which
presents .unusual attractiona to the
homeseeker. It possesses the iron and
lumber of Michigan, the wheat of Min
nesota, the wool of Ohio, the fisheries of
New England and n seaboard rivaling
the Atlantic Coast.
If you will tell me where you are going
I shall be glad to give you full informa
tion about rates and train service and
send you advertising matter descriptive
of these wonderful sections. J. Francis,
General Passenger Agent, Omaha. 8t
Review of the weather near Genoa for
the month of February, 1904:
Miialiiiiiissfiiinrfiin ninntli 21.82
Mass desasssaseata last rear 18.s
Hiiasst Imiiisfici on Itli S3
Lowest o on the 8th (below zero) 8'
IfMfsnaT uusjm JU
sTaslaT usnpup v
CloswT days ........
(am qiw. ........
Hia winds dm...
, v v SS
CJuT ulunaValsnafi " a"
nOnwHauuv enWMSUe nawsi -vfJasar 1Vj
Inches of rata or fsltatl snow. ooe
JJO fununsw? nurOsStal luuutyfuel .
Fogs on 17th. 90th, 24th and 27th.
Sleet on the 17ti.
We consider our Blend Coal at t&GO
per ton at yards to be the best coal for
cook stoves for the price on the market.
This coal we find after selling it all
wiater, gives universal satisfaction, be
ug clean, hot and kindles quickly. You
will make no mistake ia buying our
2t - Wnavan A Nbwjun.
Doat pay rent when you can buy a
home' for the name money. Wo have
the north part of the city and any
for two or
O. J. Soon ft 80s.
Going Otlt vf lu8lsMW8 Save.
In addetioa to the low prices wo have
saade, we are going to give n premium
Beginning Saturday, the 12ik,
We will give with ovary purchases ten
par cent rebate check, This will oast
you nothing and will be good to pur
chase any of our premium goods with.
Every dollar purchase gives you ten
cents to buy nnything you like in our
premium line. Begins Saturday.
F. H. Lain A Co.
FIFTEEN rOvLTRY SPECIALISTS.
WK KEEP ONLY THE BKaT. Oar breed
ers are hisa scoters. It joa waat atil
iaadshowMrdsciveasatrialordsr. We handle all Tarieties of fowls foaad
ia amy hih class poultry yard.
&o,t Snuucijsi Gtmitml
naat aceoBasaay orders when booked.
W. H. 8WAOT8LEY. Maaacer.
Koate 8. CrtambBsTMvbr.
FOR HATCHING FROM BK9T
LAYERS IN THE WORLD.
Rtsi Cm. Brm Ltckifis
Alst arrti HjiMrtl Micks
tWYard located 3 bUKUeast of St.
MARTIN SCHILZ, PropV.
tf Columbus, Xebr.
11 in 11 1 mi 1 1 111 1 Mini
Has just receivetl
a new stock of
$ Fine Wall Paper I
We invite the pub
lic to look the line
over before buying.
Rtgirs' StaiiflMr Fin's..
Hold ia all shades, is aaeqnaleil
Ity any paints or other stains.
A registered pharmacist will
compound all prescriptions.
. fall on a.
LOUIS SCHREIBER. Jr.,
Cylinder Corn Shelter
Can do more and better work
than any other shelter sold.
Our wagons will not scatter
your grain whileon the road to
market or overtax your horses
with needless heavy draught.
Baggies and Carriages
OF THK LATEST AND BEST HAKES.
-All Kinds of-
Come and look onr stock
over before buying : : : :
MrBlarksmith work and
Horse Shoeing done oh short
Wheat, new 70
J an O
Oats V bushel 32
Bye gr bushel 38
Hogs V cwt. 4 700 4 80
Pat steers W cwt 3 25 4 2f
Stock steers-!? cwt 2 500 3 M
Fatcowa cwt 2 250 3 00
Potatoes-? bushel 04
Butter-V t. 14020
Eggs J? dozen 130
FBKD PRICKS AT Jtllih.
Bran, bulk 80
Chop feed. bulk. 80
Chop corn, " 75
Markets corrected every Tuesday af
To aaake good bread, you
wnakhne good yeast. It's
the irst requisite. You
never saw a sweet, wH
raised loaf without it.
Every loaf made with Yeast
Foam is sweet and well
raised, good to look stand
better to taste.
The root of indigestion is
sour, heavy bread which
forms acid in the stomach.
The cure is light, digest-
loss DKcau ISHCU W1IU
Bread made with this
wholesome, vegetable yeast
retains its moisture, fresh
ness and wheaty flavor
until the last of the batch
The reason is simple:
Yeast Foam leavens per
fectly, expandingaad burst
ing the starch cells aad
permeating every particle
The secret ts im At yeast
Each package contains
enough tor 40 loaves, and
sella for 5c at all grocers.
Try a package. Our fa
moas bookiHow to Make
G.I Easton k Co.,
ware, the agency for the
U. S. Cream Separator,
The best in point of construction anil ease in
operation, convenience in cleaning, light run
ingand the most durable Separator made.
If you are contemplating buying one come in
and see it, antl if you once see it you will
buy no other. I also have another shipment
of those heavy
STEEL MAIL. BOXES.
We pay the highest market price for
country produce in exchange for any
thing in our lines.
Uhe Red Front,
2 Eleventh Street,
the State of;
UNTIL APRIL 30, 1904
'11u Uaioa Pacific will sell Oae-Way ColusJst
Tsrkets at lbs following rates froai
125.00 tn Has Frsacisen, Los
HM to Osdsa aad Salt Lake
l,MUUWM JI1I.M 1
iaaes to Baits. Aaacoada aad Hel
SStSBtoHookaae aad Weaatefcss,
SSV.00 to Kverett. Fsirhavea. Whatcom. Vaaroavsr aad Astoria.
$25.00 to Porttaatl, Astoria, or to Tacossa aad Seattle.
$5.0to Ashland, KoBeburg; Eufceae. Albaay aad Haleat via Fort
laad. For fall iaforaiatioB iaqnirs of
IT. H. BENHdM, Agent.
We'd like to add you to onr 50,000 subscribers. Each
week our magazine is brimful of practical ideas. Oae
idea may be worth from five to five hundred times the
dollar it cost yon.
will soon publish the following practical articles:
"The Profitable FetdiBic or Tattle for Market."
by Professor H. K. Haiita. the breeder of the
Meer. ('halleBcer." "Ostloek for the Hot:
Basis ia 19M," by E. Z. Kassell. Hseretary
Nebraska Improved Live Htoek Breeder's Assn.
riation. "What the America Fanner t'aa
Learn ia Russia." by Prof. V. K. Heasey. "The
Newest Ideas ia Western Horticulture," by V.
8. HarrisoB. President of Nebraska Park aad
forestry Assoeiatioa. "Practical Irriicatioa."
by D. 11. AadersuB. editor of "Irrigation Are."
Are you raising alfalfa? Feeding alfalfa? Or thinking
of raising alfalfa? On few other crops can yon gain so
much by profiting by the experience of others.
Send 25c for 3 months subscription or we will send a sam
ple copy and handeome booklet free if yon will ask for it.
Splendid prizes for getting new subscribers Premium
Address THE TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER.
1895 Farnaai St, Omaha, Neb.
Frsn Oslssisss. Has..
Every say via Mm Pacific
Sarrh 14 ts April Seta, WM.
To San Francisco, Los An
geles, San Diego, and many
other California points.
To Everett, Fairbaven.
Whatcom, "Vancouver and
Victoria via Huntington
To Portland or Astoria, or
to Tacoma and Seattle, via
Hnntimrton and Portland
or Huntington and Spokane
To Ashland, Boseburg, Eu
gene, Albany and Salem, in
cluding branch lines in
Oregon, via Portland.
1 KQ To Spokane, all interme-
uiair, niaiij biiu unuca iuen
on O. R. & N. Co., also to
Wenatenee and interme
S2000 To Batte, Anaconda, Helena
F man! mil anVmsnsMlimtja an man
line points, including Og
den and Granger.
90 Cm To Ogdea and Salt Lake
movr.w Gty ud wuda ,iae print,
on U. P. where regular sec
ond clsss rates are higher.
"1 4 o oserTrVTsHss sr 4? l4Jr"srVTrVTrTr
DR. R. A. VALUER,
Nebraska 'Phot A 111. Lwlepeadeat
'Phone No. s. ubmw. Harbrrhioek.
allyoaracnss and pains;
utn ilium 111 im 11 tin
Colvunbus, Nebr. R
Aaeles. Haa Diego, aad maay other
! TIME TABLE,
Salt Lake City,
No. ii Passenger, daily except 8mday. 7:25 a. as
No. S3 AccoBJBMjdation. ilaily szcept
DaHtanJssj - wl3o fit, Ba
No. 21 Passenger, daily except rJaaday. S'M p. m
No. at Accommoitatioa, ilaily except
TIME TABLE TJ. P. R. R.
EAST BOCMD. St IK LISK.
12. Chicago Special 1:27 a.m.
4. Atlantis Kxpress. 4X a. m.
8. ColualrtiH Local lc H-JOm.
102, Fast Hail 12.32 p. aa.
a. Eastern Kxpress 2:25 p. sa.
2. Overland Limited 5:3.'. p. as.
wkst aotrxn. vmh link.
5. Pacific Express (1:10 n "m
no. 11,1010. rjpeciai 2:Ma. m.
No. 10L Vast Mail 11:45 a.m.
No. 1. Overland Limited. 12:16 p. m.
No. S. California Kxpress 7:00 p.m.
No. 7,Colamhas LocaL. Mtp.a.
No.23. FreJcat a. m.
n.iw, 7ffrmvr 7:18 p. in. '
No. 71, Mixsd 7:lSa. m.
No. 84. fnasasaaar.. . .12dSp. m
No. 72, Mixsd : 7:10p.m.
ALBIOJt AHB 8t ttNIO BBABCS.
SJn.ss, rassaswrer...... ............... 2Mp. m.
no. 73, ait veil ..... S2mn. m.
Mo. 74, Mixsd
a p. as.
No tialaa n Alktoa amit a -tf k...-L
r trains ran
Mambos Loral daily saesst
St. Lewis ann all
points Kaet and
'Iv'S'fefegfaFgiaV i'1,;3i;:&j& aae
Powered by Open ONI