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L5S PAIS FOB THE
JOURNAL ONE YEAJt
THREE CTS. A WEEK
VOLUME XXXV. NUMBER 2S.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 7, 1904.
WHOLE NUMBER 1,746:
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No Business Man
should think of keeping his money any
place bat in a bank. Why, yon say.
There are a great many reasons, bat the
principal one is the convenience in pay
in? bills. Besides that, yon are sure of
a receipt for every dollar paid out if you
use checks. Come in and have a talk
with as. It won't cost yoa anything.
TIM First National Bank
t. Loaia and all
poiata Bast and
Salt Lake City,
and all point
Jo. 22 Paas miter, daily ficfot Sunday. 7:25 a. m
Sn. XI Aetjnioiatin, daily except
dscbrday. ...... , .4:30 p.m
Nrkt&PsaseiufTC'.daily. except Sunday. S-M p.m
Ho. SI Accommodation, daily ?xpt
SonMay ,.1-J0p. nr
TIME TABLE U. P. R. R.
aisr bochd. kaix lucx.
12. Chicago Special ... - 4:23 a. ai.
4:10 a. m.
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No 73. Mixed dJlla. m.
ao 70, PmmeaicM' 1.ai p m.
So 14. Xixotl ssJp. m.
XocfolJt piuHniif-r trai&ii ran daily.
3k Lrmina ua Albion and Spaldint? branch
Coioibus Ix-ml daily pxrppt SoniLiy.
W. H. Bkihax. .Unt.
So prtiatndjiac . -
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John Ghaf i
Joiin J. f M.LICV
(4ekof Dintrict t'otirt
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BOAKD OF tiCPERVUOGU. j j hig brewery tQ . ScfajIver
Johji (iorrz.Oiiunnan ' . - r -
Pstkk BKNDKn He informs us that no such transaction
"' "I.:.::: .:.K Ka"vhas been made. The Schuyler Free
Kcdolpu C Mcxxjoi
Loci Ukld. E.J. EassT
t'haritt H. Dietricii, I. IL
Mesiicx of Cosnnicsx, 2d Di.sthict, J. J.
Gowrmr. Jolln H. Mickey. Sx-rftair State, !
Go W. Mar-di; Anditor. t harl. 11. eton:
T'imm P M.irtenih: Attimev fienemL
Frank S. "Pnmf; Superintemlent Public Inrrnr-
tina. William K. Fowler; l"ommirioaer Public I
Laada. uurx D. Fillaier.
Jci5is iItu Judicial Distmct C. Hollen
bck.J G. Kewier.
Sknatob- W. .. Wny.
RxeaKsicsTiTivicitTH Distiiict -J.W. Bender
FcotT RXT1UUKNTT1VK E. E. Fellers.
COVGBEIJATIONAL SHblmth -ohool. n:3 a.
m. Prr!iiint. 11 a. m. aad 3 p. ia. Junior En-t
doavur. Saw u. m. Snior Endenvor. 7?.W
p. m. Prar-r m-etinir Thnrl:iy. -xj p. m-
tallies .mxiuary. arsi. rsii-fi.ij iu r-i4 iu..ui.
t 3ii p. au (J. .v. Mcnuo. Pastor, i
rnuai i ium..i- .-muunut .h.-f. . .w -.. j
Srnion. ll.i a. m. Senior Endeavor. .s"0p. m. j
niiLV!u'pvonu o..ui .u c.a.1 u.i: i 1
Kfointf er35in. ii' p. m. rmyer meeiius aai
aCs.iv of the SahtMrh ch.)l lemMm. ss) V. m.
Wltkh X- H.lsky. Pat-tor. J
METHODIST Preachimr. 11 a. m. and - n. m. i
sjeklay mmL ira"0. ni. Junior LeaiTJe, 3il p. j
m. Epworth Lenie,7atp. m. Prayer meetinr.
Tt,n!r 4ln rt Ijulin. Alii S.H-11'tT eVerV I
It. A. LrcK. D. D Pastor.
GEKMAN REFORMED-Sanday Sch,l. 90
Ladiw Guild, ar-t Thursday inench month. (
29tf p. n.
lUv Nkcyaakxb. Paior. I
BAPTIST- sumlay Schol. UlrJt) a. m Sermun
il3tt a.m. Junior B. Y. P. U-. 3isj p. ai. Ser-
33 p. m. lrarr nieeutut. i3Up.m.
Ret. E. J. Umxa. Pator.
(itUCE EPl'UPAL Low celebration. "SW
a. m. Sunday School. 10-U a. m. l'renohimr.
.XlaW a. a. Eenins -nn.. -sl p. m. St. .An
drvwa Bruthep. e.-.inil Tue-tlay of each month.
Daatr of the Kinir. -e.-ond Tue.lay of each
SOBth. Ladiew (tuild. sertnd Wednesday of
wach moath. Rkv- w". .. Cash. Rect4r.
GKEM.OJ LCTHER.VS Preachinu. lOdii a. m.
Btialay Scsoul. 1 p. m. Ladies Society mtsta
oawTbtiniilay in each month.
Rv. H. MisssLxa. Pastor.
wvicva. maw and miiuoq it s, ? anil lofli i
o'doek. Sunday school and benediction r s
aad ti su'clock mas altvrnately in(rennaa anl 1
.! I. Tl,j O . l.i.ir mMiM. t invn in Hftllfh
: Fd ao-cra?io3andiorcfa bur band are the mas-
bawMlictvia. ConfeaoioO! heani from J tu D
o'clock Saturday and trrnn to a on xxnttay
im.-.;nff ConfemionH alo Sunday mornim; be
"fcl a o'clock niaaa. .
Fathxb Thkobais YLzml.j i. Pnec
-"; . ' LOOGES.
1" VAflHXl DACGHTEBS OF REBEKAH. No.
. MS MwCa in Odd Fellows hall, aecund and
jmjilli Wadaeaday of each month. Mr. Maud
" iDaaaaU. aob grand; Mrs. Fairchild. secretary.
' TWITSMgLDA So. li. O. D. H. S. meta tb
)naT iaa loerm Jionuaj in n aiuaui uz iv.
p, il. Alois Maier, preudeac and J. H.
w W oTA. So. 2S9L Meets second and fourth
t a. ol r. nail. iww Afju, v. v
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... T$ j. BcCaSrer. scrarj-.
1" whjjky lodge. So. 44. l o. o. f.-m
' 3L. GiaS" FairchiM. secntacr.
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. 1 Tfi Sat is Xoadar ia Odil
i."n aS IwHcaOa. C. P.. J- M.
LABOR DAY IN
EXEECISES BY FIftSXEI.
Crewd at fwiHwt Park to
mm Kaeaa-Daaaa ia K
iaeat Oruaaws Hall.
Lnbor day was nremaa'a day ia Co
lumbus. Business houses generally
were closed durinir the afternooa aad
the attendance at the exercises ia Frank
fort park was the largest that tke fire
boys have ever had on such occasions.
The parade started at one o'clock, and
led the way to the park. Cily Attorney
Cornelius and Capt. August Wagner
m.de short addresses and tke band furn
isaed music The entire nee program
was held according to previoas announce
ment, and everytninff went off smoothly
and with spirit.
At the dance in the Orpheus hall in
the evening there was a good attendaace.
The admissions to the water tiirht ic
the afternoon and the daace in the nett
ed the Are department something over
The afteraoon program, with the
winners and prize? . was as follows-
Boys' Foot Race, 10 Yrs. Under 1st,
Chas. Windiscb. sweater; 2d, Ed Brian,
pocket-knife; 3d. Frank Moersen, belt.
Boys' Foot Race, 15 Yrs. Under 1st,
Arthur Easton, pocket-knife; 2d. Bee
croft, parr gloves; 3d, Mat Drawbaugh.
Men's Foot Race, Free for All -1st, A.
Kurt, sack tionr; 2d, T. Moersen, pipe.
Firemen's Foot Race 1st, A. Kurt,
picture; 2d, H. L. Doseel, ham; 3d, W.
Schroeder, waica fob.
Potato Race 1st, Tony Gutzmer,
gloves; 2d, Mat Drawbaugh, caff bat-
A Three Legged Race Beecroft and
Gatzmer, pocket knife and stick pin.
Sack Race 1st, Ed Brien, gloves; 2d,
V. Brien. dictionary.
Shoe Race 1st, Arthur Wilson, sweat
er; 2d Otto Merz, jr umbrella.
Barrel Race 1st, M. Branigan, halter;
u, v. xinen, wuip.
Girls' Foot Race, 15 years and under
1st, Mary Fairchild, umbrella; 2d, G.
Dowell.handkerchief; 3d, Vivian Jen kin
Ladies' Foot Race 1st Alwin Rood;
2d Victoria Sus, One box face powder.
Ladies' Nail Driving Contest 1st, Et
ta Lohr. Gloves; 2d, Polly Buzinski, bot
Ladies' Egg and Spoon Race 1st,
Polly Buzrinski, tooth brush and comb;
2d. Emma Rumsen, picture.
Pig Race, boys fifteen years and n
der Morse Branigan.
Hose Company No. 1 and Hose Com
pany No. 2 ran a race, the latter winning
by one second. v
The W. Y. Bisaell Co. aad Pioaeer
Hook and Ladder Co. ran races bat we
were unable to procure the time made.
The water fight was the principal
event of the afternoon sports, and the
contestants, E. C. Kavanaugh, H. Tif
fany, A. Kurt and John Winkleman
I were heartily cheered daring the fight
j The judges did not decide which side
won. for the reason that the water was
turned or? before either side had con-
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Lance last week published the following
ia reference to the matter: "George
Rambonr went to Columbus today to
look after business, as he has parchased
the brewery there of Mr. Kersenbrock
and will operate it.
He expects to move
there with his family, but will operate
here as at nnwnt. Vr
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hambour complains as to the way the
home brewery is treated here by the city
council not compelling the outside
brewers to pay 3500 license and thus
protect the home industry. In Colum
bus this is done and it means much to
the brewery there which is not -frozen"
out by the big outside concerns. It is a
point well considered
and our council
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should do as well as Columbus and
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.a. tn.i rutYi. . . . . .V. .
while doing SO much good Work, COnSld
i er that matter."
At tke Opara Herns.
The funny New England comedy,
Cncle Josh Spruceby will be the next
big event at the North Opera hoase
linintTi Tuesday ept 20. This
j charming drama is a series of pictures
of New England life on the farm, and
the troubles of "Uncle Josh" in making
a visit to New York are incidenfly touch
ed upon: the characters are all taken
from Vermont rural life and are true to
nature, the play containing a mixture of
pathos and hamor. Special scenery is
used to mount the different scenes, and
the great saw mill scene used in this
production is the most realistic piece of
stage mechanism ever presented.
Twenty people are in the company. In
the cities visited this season the press
are lavish jn their prais. of the pro
auction. Manv new and catchy special-
are presented. A solo operatic
A big parade is given at
noon daily and the concert of popular
music rendered by band is very popular
and attracts large crowds.
Review of the weather in western
Platte county for August, 1904:
Mean temperature of the month 71JB
Mean do same month last year .....7Q.1I
Highest, temperature oa Hth, " 5(4-
Loweet do oa the 23d.. ..... J
Clear days 5
Fair lay 13
Cloudy days -3
Calm days............ . ..... 15
Hih win! days. . . . 1
Rain fell during pordoaa of days II
laches of rain fall .... ............... 2J
Do. same moath last year I, 7.12
General direction of the wind S to SfL
Thunder storms oa 1st, 2d. 3d, 5th, 6th,
15th and 18th.
Hazy on 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th, 16th, 19th.
Slight frost reported on tke 22d ia
low damp places. Fogs oa 30tkaad 31st.
DIM Paralysis in
Joha Wiggins, oae of tke old set
tlers of this city, died Sunday aaorn-
iag at his hoaae in the east pan of
tke city, after oaly taw day's asri
oaa illnea. Wedaeeday aaorning about
6 o'clock he saffered a severe stroke
of paralyiie, and fruai that hoar grad
ually becaaw weaker. Mr. Wiggins
had a wide circle of acqaaialaacea
throaghoat tke coeuuy. Coaiag to
the city in 1S7, ha has been closely
coanected with its baaiaeea interests
John Wiggins was born Jane D. 1S49,
in Salisbary Geatar, New York. He
was married Jaaaary 32, 1S74, to Miss
Rosanna D. Metcalf. Before moving
west he owned and operated a cheese
factory. In March. 1S7, ha moved to
this city aad parchased the hardware
store of H. P. Uoolidge. In 1880 he
was financially interested in establish
ing a packing hoase, and in 1886 he
engaged in the live stock business, in
which he continued until a few months
ago, in partnership with W. H. Lewis,
when he sold his interests to O. Breese.
Mr. Wiggins was for six coasecntiTe
years an active member of the county
board of snpe. visors, was a member of
the Colambus school board several
terms, and was a prominent member
of the Masonic and Workman lodges.
He leaves oae daughter. Miss Rosa M..
and two sons, John L. and Ralph D.,
aad one half-brother, Uayden MitcheL
John resides in Kansas City and Mr.
Mitchell in Clearwater, Neb., all of
whom were hero to attend the funeraL
His wife died in April, 1903, and
one daughter Florence several years
Funeral services were held at the
home Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock,
Rev. Monro conducting the service
and the Congregational choir furnish
ing the music The pall-bearers were
Messrs. Jonas Welch, C. H. Sheldon,
O. X. Roen, G. A. Schroeder. A. M.
Post and j. E. North. The Masonic
and Workman lodges attended the ser
vices ia a body aad the firemen sent a
delegation to represent them. The re
mains were laid to rest in the Colum-
The regular council meeting Friday
night was without incident. Bills were
allowed ia the sum of I960. 78. Reports
of police judge, chief of police and over
seer of streets were received. Bills of
F. L. Asehe and H. Ragatz & Co., for
merchandise furnished patients fa quar
antine, were allowed, the city attorney
rtportiaf that the county would not pa- p
the tuaruupiM esa of paupers. "The
chief of police reported that notice bad
been served o J. A. Turner to construct
new sidewalk. Tie council will meet
again next Friday night in adjourned
sessios, when sidewalk matters mainly
will be considered.
The ball game last Sunday was a
good game. The home boys walked
away with the game without much ex
citement, though at one time the David
City folks got two men oa bases with no
oats. Lohr pitched a good steady game
and Folmer behind the bat was in
league form. The final score was 4 to 1
in favor of Columbas. Colambas made
6 hits and David City 4; errors, Colum
bus 1, David City 4. A pretty play was
in the sixth inning when FuLmer came
to bat. The David City pitcher passed
him op one of those slow dew-drops and
Folmer reached oat aad laid it gently
over the canvas beyond left field. It
was the only home ran of the game
The David City battery was Mcintosh
The festive tented season is once more
upon as and oar hearts beat in unison
with oar happy yoangBters in the glad
anticipation of again witnessing the
thrilling acts of trained athletes; the
antics of the perennially amusing clowns,
the marvelous intelligence of the highly
trained animals, and the fearsome, awe
some, yet fascinated wonder which
thrills our hearts when we gaze upon
the wild beasts confined in the mena
gerie. It is always an event when the
ever welcome Norris i Rowe's big shows
give exhibitions in this city, and this
season more than ever before will the
excitement run higher, for to the really
splendid show they brought as last sea
son, these clever young managers have
added a huge circus world in itself. It
contains gymnasts, acrobats, tumblers,
equilibrists, clowns, and athletes, whose
marvelous flights through the air will
prove spectacularly thrilling to the au
dience. The greater show is just twice
as large as it ever was before. It will be
given in two rings and upon an elevated
stage. A multitude of new features
never before presented in this country
will be shewn. It will contain a
menagerie of wild and native beasts
performing elephants, camels, lions, tig
ers, tapirs, llamas, buffaloes, kangaroos,
ostriches,- elk, deer, ponies, goats and.
monkeys, bat most wonderful of all will
be thrilling acts performed high up in
mid air by the athletes. Managers Har
ris and Rowe have secured this season
to make good their claim that they have
a big circus and though there has been
an enormous outlay of capital in order
to secure these acts aad novelties, no
other than the old established scale of
prices will prevsiL The mammoth new
tents will therefore rarely hold immense
audiences and this wt-.y will repay the
owners for their generous outlay. The
new big shows will give two perform
ances at ColumbfM, Monday, 3spt. 19.
S. J, Bray, Geo. C. Byeca, San Ganen,
Mr. Daley, George Dry, EJEeJoaes,H.
Buoy 3i nasais. Martin Tapp.
Caii. KuAMta, P. M.
Get a Jenmal wall chart yourself
ad tall your friends now to get it-
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It will give yon also all the local new, town aad county, while
it is news.
It will cost you ten ceaca a week, delivered at your door.
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SUICIDE OF AGED LADY.
The body of Mrs. Marian Landeaklos
was found in Lot Creek at 7:30 "'this
morning, near the residence of her son,
Adolph Laudenklos. who lives oa the
William Ernst farm two miles north of
St. Francis academy, known as West
cot t farm.
Mrs. Laudenklos was heard by her
son's family to leave the house about
three o'clock. When she w s not pres
ent in the morning, Mrs.' Adolph Laud
enklos told the children to look for her
and her body was soon found ia the
small creek that runs near the house.
She left no word of any kind, aa'd the
only motive that can be suggested by
her son's family is that of mental weak
ness due to advanced age and financial
distress. Mrs. Adolph Laudenklos said
that her mother-in-law had baea" dis
appointed about some money that was
due her from one of her sons living
in the east, aad that site bad been des
pondent End had appeared meatilly un
The deceased was 77 years old having
bean born ia Switzerland. Her husband
came to Amerioa 30 years ago aad his
family never beard of him afterwards.
Mrs. Laudenklos came to this couatry
17 years ago, and lived in the east until
1903; since that time she has made her
home with her son Adolph. She has
tao more sons who live ia Providence,
The funeral will be held tomorrow at
3 o'clock from Gass' undertaking nwrns.
Rev. Neumaker officiating at the
FLY AWAY OIL
Is a preparation taawast Ihe flies aad insects away from animals,
-v - smaaarwreaieam, Tau rntawtjrrulwiHBg i osTwitk a cloth. It
works fine and if yoa once ase it yoa will not be without it.
Large quantity cheaper.
Chas. H. DacK Druggist
Miss Eloise Roen went
Thursday to visit friends.
Miss Mamie Sheehen returned to
Kearney Thursday after a visit to
Miss Vera and Harold Cramer re
turned home today from a two week's
visit to Chicago.
Miss Anna Ottis of Humphrey was
the guest of Miss Elizabeth Sheehen
Wednesday and Thursday.
Miss Mabel Robinson of Genoa vis
ited her grandmother, Mrs. C. Baker,
returning home yesterday.
Miss Hannah Harris of Central City
was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Vred
Roberts, Monday and Tuesday.
J. W. Wisentine left Tuesday for
Cambridge, O., to visit a sister whom
he has not seen for thirty years.
Invitations are issued for an at home
by Mrs. R- W. Hobart and Mrs. H. S.
Elliot at the home of Mrs. Hobart,
Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
At the Presbyterian church next San
day evening, Mrs. L. W. Kennedy will
sing uThe Penitent" by Van de Water,
and a string quartette will play a Hay
Miss Martha Matscn of Fullerton
came down Saturday and will remain
with her grand-parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Matson. and attend the Colum
bus public schools tne coming y
Mrs. Dr. Condon of Humphrey
in the city Thursday to visit her sis
ter. Sister Pauline, who was visiting
at the St. Francis Academy. Sister
Pauline is superior of an academy in
Reports of petty thievery are coming
in from the country about Columbus.
Last week W. D. Benson had a patch of
sweet corn cleaned out, Mark Lowry
lost some cabbages and Tom Cassia had
tea chickens itolen.
There is only one rural play booked
far this season as the North Opera
House, and that ia the beat of its kind,
nwauager Saley has secured Dave B.
Levis' big production of Uncle Josh
Spruceby. The show has been having
an excellent run and is sure to please.
Will Farrand was held no in front
of the residence of R. W. Hobart Mon
day night about 10:30 o'clock aad re
lieved of 93.50 in cask. The man who
did the desperado act is amid by Will
to beef lam build, and wore a soft
felt bat. It was very dark, and no
description could be
Tke fallowing item w
in a LnFayette, Ind.,
will be of interest to the
frieamsia Celseubua: "
PUline aha at i nsapli mail and
ive vwsmg lady who baechari
Betel Hsnes cigar stand, ia an
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DAILY JOURNAL !
DAILY JOURNAL will make its
a period twelve hoars later
M. Brugger received word Friday
that bis brother. TheophiL was miss
iag from his home ia Portland. Ore..
aad indications all seem to poiat to
the fact that he wss drowned in the
Lewis river while attempting to ford
the stream. The river has been
dredged and everything done to find
the body, bat nothing more than the
horse he was riding could be found.
Theophil was a young man thirty-six
years of age, and had the promise of
a very brilliant future. He was a
graduate of the Nebraska state uni
versity, spent one year in study ia
Berlin, and from there weat to South
Africa, where he was manager of
mines for some time. He visited Aus
tralia aad other countries and returned
to tke Unite! States, completing a
trip around the world. He has lately
been teacher of sciences in the Port
land high schools. Last year he vis
ited his relatives here, and renewed
manv former acqaaintances, who will
asoarn his departure with sincere re
gret. Card af TaaaJrj.
We wish to express oar heartfelt
thanks to the members of the Masonic
and A. O. U. W. lodges, friends and
neighbors, for their kind assistance dar
ing oar late bereavement.
John Wiggins,, jr.,
Mr. and Mrs. Harden Mitchel.
ried to D. P. Oatman, of Presidio,
Ontario, Canada, on September 14th.
The wedding will take place in this
A series of parties have been given for
the Methodist church choir the past
week in honor of Albert Colman, Will
Farrand and Ralph Turner, all of whom
leave shortly for Lincoln to attend col
leges and the state university. Mr. and
Mia. Newlin entertained Friday evening,
Mr. and Mrs. Erskine last evening and
Mrs. Farrand this evening. All the
gatherings were musical entertainments.
The Presbyterian Sunday school has
been divided in half, and the two
halves will have an attendance con
test extemling through the next, twelve
weeks. The two sections will be
known as the reds and bines, and the
side showing the larger aggregate at
tendance daring the twelve weeks will
be accorded the main part in a public
entertainment to be given at the ex
piration of tke contest.
Next Sunday Rev. Luce will preach
morning and evening in the Methodist
church, and this will be his last Sun
day as pastor of the church. He will
leave Monday morning for Omaha and
Wednesday will attend the conference
held in Wayne. Mrs. Luce will leave
Saturday tor Lyons to visit until def
inite arrangements have been made
for the future. On account of the ill
health of Mrs. Luce, Rev. Luce has
decided to retire from the ministry
and they will reside in Omaha, whera
they own a home.
Joaa Wasa, the ten-year-old son of
Mrs. Wass, a widow woman residing in
the southeast part of the city, is suffer
ing from a severe case of lock-jaw,
which developed yesterday. About one
week ago the lad accidentally ran a fish
bone into one of his feet but no serious
results were anticipated until yesterday
when he became almost as stiff as a
board. As far as we can learn, this is
only case of lock-jaw in this community
for about ten years. The father of
young Wass died about one year ago.
Dr. Vosa is the attending physician.
C. E. Giwits, assistant superintend
ent of the Child Saving Institute of
Omaha, occupied the pulpit Sunday
evening in the Methodist church and
gave his congresjitiija a good idea of
the work being done by that inetitutr.
Mr. Giwits asks the local newspapers'
aid ia undine homes for children, and
any aid which may be given in the
way of saosjey, produce or fWig
will be thankfully received, if ad-
to than, at 18th aad Ohio Sim,,
Oae of the best departments
with the home ia the tain-
UNCLE JOE CANNON
TO SPEAK HERE.
FAMOUS SFIaYED OF HOUSE.
just been received that
Joseph G. C
on, lasaasr or tae na-
of representatives, will
speak in Columbus oa seme evening in
the last week of September. The date
has not been finally determined, but it
will probably be Wednesdsy. the 38th.
The announcement brought great joy
to republicans of Columbus and the sur
rounding couatry. for "Uncle Joe"
Cannon is one of the biggest of the big
guns who will take partia the campaign.
As a stamp speaker or debater, his fame
At least one other big nu will be
assigned to Columbus ia the present
campaign, aad possibly two. but they
have not yet been decided on.
Excursions will be run to Columbus
en the branch roads and there will no
doubt be one of the largest crowds ever
seen here. The date, as finally deter
mined, will be given in aext week's
Journal, though it is almost a certainty
that it will be the 38th.
The Nebraska State Bureau of La
bor has just issued Bulletin No. 3.
This bulletin contains some statistics
on our resources that should thrill
with pride the heart of every Ne
braskan. The first page contains the follow
ing: Nebraska has the largest creamery
ia the world.
Nebraska has the largest broom fac
tory in the world.
Nebraska has the largest individual
cattle feeding station in the world.
Nebraska has the largest and only
beet-sugar syrup and refining plant
ia the world.
Nebraska tea the second largest
siting works ia the world.
Nemaaka baa the third largest meat
packing industry in the world.
Nebraska is the third state in the
production of corn.
Nebraska is the fourth state In the
prodactioa of wheat.
Nebtaaka ia the foarth state in the
prodactioa of oats.
Nebraska is the foarth seats ia the
production of beet sugar. -
Nebraska is the first state in the
production of rye.
Nebraska is the fourth state in the
unsanction of cattle.
Nebraska is the fourth state ia the
prodactioa of hogs.
Nebraska is the seventh state in the
production of horses.
Nebraska is the tenth state in the
productiaa of milch cows.
Nebraska is the first state ia the
production of vine seeds and sugar
corn for seed purposes and prodaces
more than all the balance of the
United Stares combined.
Nebraska has the greatest nam her
of distinct varieties of native pasture
aad bay Misiauis of any state in the
Nebraska has, ia the east half of the
state, land of higher agricultural val
ue and producing more than any equal
area ia the United States.
Platte county occupies a place among
the first twenty counties in the state
in production and general prosper
ity. Taxable land in Platte county is
valaetl at 17,708.695, or 42.42 an
acre, while live stock is valued atil,
533,083 40. This live stock is classi
fied as fallows: cattle. 35, 535 head;
hogs, 43,607 ; sheep, 541 ; horses aad
The acreage of cereals this year in
Platte county is distributed as fal
lows: winter wheat 21.211; rye, 1.907;
spring wheat, 4.351 ;corn 108, 624 .oats.
68,952; barley, 5,317.
Miscellaneous crops were: Irish po
tatoes, 1,142 acres; sorghum cane, 360;
sugar beets 154 : millet and Hungarian.
3,904, broom corn, 17.
Platte countr has in tame grasses:
timothy, 4.613 acres: clover. 499; blue
grass, 1,540; alfalfa, 3,497; other
tame grasses, 1,378.
In 1903 Platte county farmers raised
734.644 bushels of wheat; 73.236,375
bushels of corn; 2.304.588 oats; 224.
The total valae of this crop was $3,-!
071.823. or 1116.78 per capita.
Reports of Platte county banks for
the quarter ending November 17, 1903
shows deposits in state banks amount
ing to S605.403.30; national banks.
$674,699.85; total S1.3S0.103.1S or
972.13 per capita.
Birds-Eye View of the Colas
An attractive topographical map. in
colors, giving a comprehensive idea of the
country on and tributary to the Colum
bia River. This map ia in folder form,
on the reverse side contains an interest
ing ilsscriptioa of the Colombia River
route. Copies sent free by E. L. LO-
MAX. G. P. T. A U. P. R. B. CO.,
Omaha, Nefar, on receipt of four cents
Ta Ba ia Cslmmn the Laa Was
ia Tislimhn Isj, Crowd Aati.
$1140 la St. Lewis aad Sctm.
The Burlington offers the above low
rate for tickets good in coaches and
chair cars (seats free). On sale Tuesdays
sad Thursdays during August aad Sep
tember. See me for full particulars.
Ticket Ages t.
fwi rars t.
(From files of Journal December 2S.
We learn from J. W. Early that a
new and commodious school house is
aearly completed in district number
eleven. Lost Creek, ami that a tax of
two-tenths per cant, or two mills to
the dollar is to be levied for the pur
pose of raisiag fundi to erect a high
M. Ms bar has riven as fmaa hi
well kept book the following state
meat for the year '69 aad '70. In the
spring of '69, 9500 were invested in
cows, tea ia number, and buttermak
ing began in March and ended in No
vember. During the season 1004
pounds of butter were sold at an aver
age of thirty cents per pound realiz
ing 9300. Ten calves from the cows
were worth 9160. The result of te
summer of '70 are equally encourag
ing. With a few changes, the most
of the milch cows kept over. Start
ing in the spring with twelve cows
whose value was 9600. the amount of
butter sold was 1441 pounds, at an
average valae nf 27 1-2 cents per pound.
9360.25; there were twelve calves, two
of which are not counted, one dvins?
by disease, the other being destroyed
by a mountain lion, whose valae was
9150 at least. The past season was
very unfavorable, being the dryest we
have had for several years.
From the Lincoln Journal we clip
the fallowing: ''Columbus sends
greetings to her sister towns and not
ifies them that she has gone and done
it. The greatest nuisance in Nebraska
has been abated, the barrier that sep
arated the two divisions of the state
in the spring and fall as effectually
as though the Atlantic rolled between
them, has been overcome the Platte
has been bridged. We hail with de
light this achievement of the plucky
little city, and congratulate her upon
the life aad prosperity that it justly
entitles aad enables her to enjoy. Co
lumbus has emerged from the cloud
that has so long settled over her pro
spects, and is bound to become one of
the busiest towns in the state. Let it
be remembered that in addition to
this enterprise the people of Platte
county have voted 9100,000 to another
bridge for the Nemaha Valley, Lin
coln & Loup Fork railroad, and 9100,
000 more to the railroad itself. Blood
will tell, and a city that shows this
kind of energy and public spirit can
(From files of Journal of January 4,
We are indebted to W. T. Callway
for the following statement of the
number and class of houses built in
Columbus in 1S70 : store houses 10 ;
lumber offices 2 ; barns 6 ; dwellings
22 ; aad each of the following, one :
printing office, bakery, saloon, barber
shop, ware hoase, slaughter hoase. In
Married on New Years day, at the
resideace of J. A. Baker. Edward EL
Baker and Miss Tilda SenicaL I. N.
Taylor officiating. Both are of Platte
(From files of Journal January II.
On Friday last Henry Carrig sold J.
P. Becker eleven hogs weighing 3250
lbs., being an average of 295 1-2 lbs.
We understood that Gay C. Barnum
has five that will clean 350 on an aver
age and Jno. Wolfe has five tnat will
weigh 2200 lbs.
The Columbas debating club will
discuss the following at their next
meeting: Resolved, that the location
of a distillery in Columbus will be a
greater source of revenue than anv
other business requiring the same
amount of capital; affirmative, Guy
C. Barnam,Rev. Elliott, L N.Taylor;
negative J. O. Shannon, Rev. Wilson.
We learn from Major Troth of the
Pawnee Agency, that supt. Janny
and himself have been authorized to
effect a treaty of peace and amity be
tween the Pawnees aad Sioux. Spot
ted Tail has expressed his anxiety for
a treaty, and it is confidently expect
ed that the long unpleasantness be
tween the two tribes will soon be
brought to an end.
ST. LOUIS JIND RETURN.
On Sept. 1. 3, 4. 6. 8, 11. 13. 15. 20, 22.
27, and 29, the Union Pacific will run
special Coach Excursions from Colum
bas to St. Louis and return at the low
rate of 311.50. Tickets will have final
return limits of seven days, good only in
day coaches on any train, regular or
special. Illustrated guide to Fair free
Inquire of W. H. Benham, Agent.
TMSday. Stfttufetr 20
15TH YEAR OF SUCCESS.
ALL HEW THIS YEAR.
DAVE B. LEVIS' BIG PBO
DUCTION. Uncle Josh
GUARD OPERATIC ORCHESTRA
HEW AHO HOVEL SPECIALTIES
CARLOAD SPECIAL SCEHERY
GREAT SAWMILL SCEHE
SUPERB MECMAHICAL EFFECTS
A lion at yoar door would probably
scare thieves awav. An account in our
bank is the lion which guards you
against those thieves of ambition, dis
tress and want,
GelMlMi Stat Baak.
5 We own and control 10.000
acres of the choicet land iu 5
2 Thomas County Kansas. s
5 Here is what we claim for 5
S thw eountryr E
E It ia fine, smooth, well-grassed E
2 prairie land; rich, deep black soil 2
S on clay subsoil; an inexhaustible
supply of pure water, and the E
E most healthful climate in the state. 5
E Good neighbor and good schoois.
2 The dairy will pay the Thomas E
3 county farmers jl50,()t0.00 this E
E season. They raise bumper crops E
E of all kinds-over 1,000,000 bnsh-
S els of wheat this season, many E
E fields yielding 40 bnsheLs per acre. E
E Other crops m proportion. E
S Thomas is the county of fat E
2 cattle and hog!, fine horses and E
E mules, and the thrifty hen that E
E never gets sick in this country. 5
E Price, only 36.00 to 915.00 per E
E acre, on terms to suit purchaser, s
E Isn't this jnst what yoa have been E
S looking for? We court investi- E
S gation. E
ELLIOTT, SPEICE & CO., f
E Columbus, Nebr. 2
"VauSjws9fSBSSSJBSjAMIII uWSvVsnrwwwBBswSm CwwawwaTS
Parties desiring to sell or ex
change their high-priced lands in
Platte and adjoining counties will
do well to examine our lands in
Sherman county. We also have
lands in Buffalo, Custer and other
counties in centra! Nebraska.
Prices 310 per acre for rough
unimproved land to 330 and 335
for well improved valley lands.
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 II I
lid just receivfctl
a new stoek of
Fine Wall Paper I
We Invite the pub
lic to look, the line
over before buvinsr.
J Risers' Staiifiiir Finish.
Sold ia ail shmi. ia nnfjnalM
by aa7 paints or other stoim.
A ritcrl pharaaciHt will
cnmponsit all prescriptions.
Call oa on.
LOUIS SCHREIRER. Jr.,
If a Man is in Love.
THAT'S HIS BUSINESS.
If a Woman is in Love,
THAT'S HER BUSINESS.
Bat if they mtecd to get married,
THATS MY BUSINESS.
J. M. CURTIS
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
NoTAnr Pxnrtjc a-i Typewrite.-;
ATTOaUrST AT LAW.
OliTa SC fnarth door aofta, of First
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