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Vni.nfK XXVI. NUMBER 88.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 15, 1905.
fl HOLE NUMBER 1,7781
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Ye" nrc! c.;U!3tiC6
in oviTv tr:i s,iciio!i ' l.r bnk. We
Hitfv i "" i by complying
with a I t-- r .t. d i" in nent bank laws
Every Dollar Deposited
villi our bank i- :is secure as it would bo
in tlu treasury au.l. Our diafts are
honoro.I at home and a'.roul, Wherever
you go our comnierri.il standing is rec
ognized. Do jour banking withus.it
will help you.
The First National Bank
Mr. J. B. (Jpitzen went to Lonp
City Sunday to b9 gone a week on
The Ladies' niil society of the Pres
byterian church met with Mrs. Oscar
Barns this afternoon.
The literary department of the
Woman's club met last Saturday after
noon with Mrs. L. Gemini.
Mrs. Sumption of Salina. Kan.,
arrived today to visit with her (laugh
ter, Mrs. W II. Beuhani until tho
Mr.. Young and little sou returned
to Lincoln this iiimniug after two
week's visit with relatives. Dr.
Voung returned lat week.
Mrs. W. M. O'Brien entertained at
six o'clock dinner Tuesdav evening in
honor of Mrs. Young of Lincoln.
Covers were luid for eight.
Miss Anna (leitien and her cousin
Mis Jnila Weisenberg will go to
Humphrey the latter part of the week
to visit relatives for a few days.
Mr. M. Kothleitner, left for Omaha
today to attend the Machinist conven
tion. Hb was accompanied fcy Mrs.
Kothleitner, who will vibit relatives
and friends for a few days
The ramago sale netted thd ladies
of the Episcopal church nearly two
hundred dollars last week Tho .sale
will be continued afternoons of thi
week. Refreshments will not te
served, but the- articles "will be on
sale as during last week.
The Journal ct lis especial attention
to the big laud ad of Becher. Hockeu
borger X Chambers in this issue. The
best bargains left in liud in Nebraska
are found when t io large ranches are
broken up. Tnis firm has some gen
uine bargains. Read their ad mil
then call and soj them
The dauhgter of Mr. Mary Pferfer
arranged a birthday surprise for their
mother last Satnrday afternoon.
About twenty guests were present,
and tho surprise was a complete one.
Mrs. Pferfer was the recipient of
6omo beautiful gifts from her friends.
A dainty luncheon was served.
Thinking of ramace sales, reminds
us of the experience of a Lincoln lady.
On her way home from shopping one
afternoon, she stopped at tho place
where her church was holding a ram
age sale. On a shelf she spied a pe
culiar candle tick that just matched
one she had. ami bad never been able
to match. So she borrjht this one for
fifty cents and took it homo There
she unwrapped it and showed it to
her daughter, who exclaimed "Oh
mamma, that's our old one. I just
gave it to the :umge sale yesterday.
Friday evening, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. McAllister, the
teachers of the Columbus schools
tendered a reception to Superinten
dent and Mrs. E. B. Sherman. There
were about fitfy invited guests, in
cluding the members of the school
bnard. their wives and visiting friends
of the teachers present. "Each guest
was suppposed to represent some boob,
and some very uu:que get-ups were
the result. The evening was spent in
guessing contests of several kinds,
music, both vocal and instraseutal,
and exquitite refreshments were
served. At a late hour the guests de
parted, after a most enjoyable evening
of social intercourse.
We have some choice bar
gains in city property for sale
and a few very desirable res
idences for rent.
See us if you need a loan
on either city or farm prop
Elliott,Speice and Co,
Dr. E.H. Naumann
Has one of the beet dental offices
in the state.
Fully equipped to do all den
tal work in First-Class manner.
Alwavs reasonable in charges.
AH work guaranteed.
Over 14 years practice in Columbus.
Dr. E. H. Nuiau.
M. McWilliams of Creeton wu in
George Willard, jr..
with nis parents.
Mr. and Mrs. I., Balckmore of
Monroe were in Columbus 8anday.
The Hibernians announce their
utual big dance for Thanksgiving
D. D. Roberta the German hog buy
er f Platte Center was in the city
Sam Connelly and Miss Katie Con
nelly cf Lindsay were in this city
Mrs. Paul Erause of Albion has
been visiting since Snnday with Miss
Mrs. Everitt Carrech, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. DusaelL returned to
her home in Fremont Monday.
Julius Phillips of Genoa was in
Columbus over Sunday to see his
mother, who is in very poor health.
Peter Schmidt has added a lot of
improved mill machinery which
makes his "Pride flour", better than
Frank Schram is behind the counter
at Keating & Schram's for his brother
Will, who is making Frank's trips for
a few days.
The Orpheus society will give a re
caption at their hall tonight in honor
of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gass, jr., and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schilz.
F H. Schlick of Creston, was in
the city Tuesday on business. Mr.
Schlick is one of the many recent ad
ditions, to the Journal family.
William Farrow of St. Edward has
been in Columbus several days trying
to pick np corn buskers for the farms
of P. D. Smith at St. Edward, He
finds plenty of hoboes here, but -he
-ays they never learned how to bosk
The Dorr estate, southeast of St.
Edward was sold at the court house
Monday. Jas. Greig bought it at $40
an acre. John Zimmerman, Andrew
Iverson and A. B. Dorr ' were Among
tho Woodville township people at the
H. L. Dussell. who left a few weeks
ago for Los Angeles, writes his broth
er E. P. Dussell that hi health has
improved so that he is able to work
again. Harley's many Columbus
friends will be glad to hear this good
news. Rheumatism had kept him
from work for several months before
The Columbus fire department was
called out at one o'clock Monday
afternoon to put out a baize that had
started in a pile of piling belonging to
the Union Pacific company near the
round house The fire was probably
started by a spark from an engine.
The timbers were tarred, causing a
dense cjoud of smoke to rise which
attracted a large crowd of spectators.
Little damage was done.
Hoseer Robiasoa was in Omaha last
Rev.' Ulmer oocapied the palpit of
the Albion Baptist church law. Snn
Claude Rife, of Lincoln, was in Colum
bus from Friday to Monday visiting
Mrs. Clarence Sheldon returned
Monday from Blair where she had
been risitiag her parent.
Mr. Guatave Bobrich and Miss Grace
Nieenerof Bell wood were married yes
terday by Judge lUttermnn. Mr. and
Mrs. Lloyd of Bellwood witnessed the
Gerald Bednar and wife, nee Miss
Gertrude Csrr, of Schuyler, were in the
oity today between traias enroute for
their new home in Oklahoma. They
were married this morning at Schuyler.
uiu o.vjomm emriy xor year
Christmas Photo's. A -rrmit cal
endar or Platiaam folder given with
each dozen from now aatil January
1. MoAllister Studio.
J. H. Galley sold his mercantile
business at Spalding this week to
Frank Gross. WiU Galley who has
had charge of the business wiU re-
maia in charge for thirty days, col
lecting aooouaU. Frank Becher who
has bean clerking for Mr. Galley is at
St. Edward has been weU
seated ia Columbus the
The following named are
the number: W. D. Foada. Mr. aad
Mrs. J. W. Carrier. Mr. Martha aad
Miss Anna Weldoa. A. J. McKelvey,
B. E. Case. Pat CabiU, George Gan
der-nan and George So wards..
Wm. Pollard, tax agent for the Bur
lington, called on Treasurer Beober last
Tuesday and tendered $830.10 in pay
ment of the 1905 taxes against that rail
road amounting to $1,285.75. Mr. Bech
er, acting under the advice of ' Attorney
Ueneral Brown, refused the part pay
ment, pending the termination of the
tax cases now in federal court.'
"Wyoming." which will be seen at the
North opera house Friday night, Nov. 17
is probably the best attraction booked
here sinoe the Prince of Pilsen. People
living on the branch roads from Colum
bus can reach here on the freights in
time for the perforauuice. This play baa
been accepted with great applause wher
ever presented and for a play of its kind
the Journal feels safe in recommending
A aew piano has been placed in the
The tint number of tho lecture
course will be Thursday night. No
vember 16 in the new gymnasium
Seats maibe reserved free ot charge
batao reserved statswillbebeld
later than 8:90.
Miss Ora Beard in aioting
P.itwch's candy store this weik.
Dre. Marty n, Evans & Ev-ih. Con-
illation in German aud Englis i.
Newman & Welch can fill your orders
for hard and soft coal and furnace
Miss Florence Mills who has been the
guest of Mrs. Wm. Cash, returned to
her home in Schuyler Tuesday.
Grays' department siore is overflowing
with buyers this week, some
of whom have been attracted from a
distance of fiftv miles by the big festival
Marriage licenses were i&6ued last
week as follows: Joseph Erans, Cedar
Rapids and Lizzie Rohatch Humphrey;
Frank Morrow and Goldie M. NichoLs
Columbus; Edward A. Iverson and Jen
nie M. Hazlett Genoa; Gastave Uohrich
and Grace Niesner Bellwood.
Heabh is Essential to a Happy Ai d
And how may you have health? It
is a proven fact that ninety pt-r cent
of ill health is due to catarrh, and
furthermore catarrh of thn throat nnd
lungs has its origin in the tins tin ti
some condition in the no-e of which
the patient is not conscious. And
when this condition is corru.'ted hi
catarrh, hay fever, month brt-aihmg,
snoring, certain speech defects aud
some diseases of the eyes will result
in an immediate cure. Through the
nose we inhale disease germs and the
more perfect the nose the less chances
of reqniring the dreadful throat and
lung diseases which have such a high
Dr. Lueschen, who has made a
studr of the diseases of these organs
under the best eye. ear, nose and
throat specialists of Omaha and Chi
cago, and who has already gained a
reputation in this line in the past year
can always be foind in his office for
Prices fair and perfect satisfaction
Gifts for November's
HOT WATER BOTTLES
Perhaps your old hot water bottle did not
last as long as it should. There might have
been better rubber in it. Our bottles are
made of pure Para rubber from Brazil, one
of the very best in the whole world. Our
hot bottles will not disappount you
CHas. H. Dack, Druggist.
Hear the mellow weddimr belLs.
What a world of happiness
their harmony foretells.
You are probably made aware
of the fact that November
rivals June as a month of
weddings-by the number of
invitations you have received.
Of course you will have to
send presents to some of the
brides, if not all.
We've now ready an unusual
display of suitable things, the
latest efforts of the best do
mestic and foreign makers of
china and glass.
Marvellous creations for lit
We'll hold your selections for
next month's delivery.
Ed J. NiGwohncr
yon hear n strange noise at night
don't worry about your money and lay
awake for fear some one is going to
break in the house and steal it. Deposit
it in a reliable b ink and then you know
it is safe.
Did you ever hear of a bank failing
wh.in all the men connected with it hnd
lot.-of property? Where that property
wjis mostly in farms and real estate?
Select a atronjr bnnk and you need
have no fear for the saTety of your de
posit. The Old Reliable
Columbus State Bank
Z The two-year old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Martin Uostello died of brain
fever November H, and was buried
the following day in the Catholic
One of James Honey's brown horses
dropped dead from fright in front of the
Thurston hbtel last night. Sir. Haney
was driving aronnd the corner when he
met J. F. Siems in his -automobile which
had just been stopped and was making
the chugging sound characteristic of a
stopping automobile. The horse reared
and fell over backward stone dead.
J. J. Wrin, who was formerly in busi
ness here, was in the city yesterday. He
and bis brothers have traded their stock
at Furnam for a farm and are now out
of the mercantile business.
Miss Effie White entertained at one
o'clock luncheon last Satnrdiy at her
home. Abant twenty young ladies and
young married Indies were present. The
guests found their places by means of
hand painted place cards done by Miss
White. Afler tho luncheon a guessing
game was the program, the prize, a hand
painted memorandum book, being won
by Miss Martha Post. j
retsnV V -----nauauauauaavT
may be had no matter what your age if
you will haue a competent Dentist make
and tit them. As a matter of health as
well as looks
it is to have firm, regular teeth to prop.
erly masticate your food.
. CaU and have an examination and es
timate of cost made that will give you
Dr. C. V. CAMPBELL
By E. ALLEN MARTIN
h Night (hi; !
North Opsra Hon
The largest and most Complete
Production that ever ap-
peared in Columbus.
Old Time Stage Coach
Full Carload of Special Scenery
Horses, Soldiers, Cowboys and Indians
Extracts From Denver Papers:
D. T. Clcjtt.
Kev. D. J'. Olcott of this citv one
of the pioneer Methodist ministers of
Nebraska died of heart failure on
board train near Pulaski, Ken., yes
terday afternoon. Rev. Olcott had
been visitng his daughter, Mrs. Marj
Goodell at Marion, Va., for six
months, and was returnnir to Colum
bus accompanied by his grandson,
Frank Repass. At the time of hh
death he was distant only about enc
hundred miles from Marion.
The telegram received yesterday by
I H. Britoll, son-in law of the de
ceased, contained no particulars, but
announced that the body would reach
Columbus TliurMlay forenoon.
To give' the many friends of the
deceased an opportunity to view the
remains, the casket will bo taken to
the Methodist church aud opened from
one till one-thifty o clock tomorrow
(Thursday), and a short service will
be conducted by Rev. DeWolf. Then
the body will be taken to St. Edward
on the afternoon train where on Fri
day at eleven o'clock the funeral will
be conducted by Rev. H. 11. Millard
at the Methodist church from which
Sirs. Olcott, wife of the deceased was
buried about one year ago.
D. T. Olcott was born at Stafford,
Genessee county, N. Y , October 1.
1S23. He was one cf seven children
only one of whom Mis. Miranda Wil
son, three years his senior, is living.
Educated in an academy in New
York, he entered the ministry of the
MetiiDdist church and joined the Wis
consin conference in l&Ki, serving
various appointments till lXSi when he
removed to Nebraska. At first be ac
cepted a supply appointment at At
kinson which he served two years.
Then he joined the North Nebraska
conference, serving three years at
Creigton, one year, at Planiview and
fonr years at St Edward.
' At St. Edward he suffered au
attack of heart failure which forced
him to abandon active work and he
entered a superannuated relation to
D. nver Post, Oct, 31 TI ose ho ven
tured into the storm Snnday and found
their wny to the theatre to mm "Wyoming''
were well repaid, as Wycaing" is one of
one of the beet and stoat interesting plays
Denver News, Oct 31 "Wyoming" ap
peals especially to Colorado people, a most
interesting story,, well told .and-capable
company presenting the play.
Denver Uepnli i. an, 0-t. :!! '"tVjomirg
a most intending try, :i strong company
all protmyed the characer assigned to
them in a int satisfactory manner. Von
cannet make a mistake by going to "Wyo
Denver Times, Oct. 31 "Wyomfng" is a
great play ana wflKno doubt continue to
play to packed houses all week.
WYOMING, a sister play to Arizona, the first time to appear in Colnmbus, and by the largest company
the conference. Since lSi2 he has lived
with his daughter, Mrs. I. H. Br i tell
of this city, often speaking from local
pnlpits and taking as active part in
church work as his failing health
He was married twice, to his first
wife. Miss Cornelia Bacon in New
York in 18-11, who bore one son, now
aeed. and one daughter, Mrs. Mary
Goodell. To his second wife. Mis?
Caroline Bitell he was married in
Wisconsin in 1SC3. From this union
one child was born. Mrs. I. H. Pri
tell of this city. The deceased was a
pioneer minister nearly all his life
add had mary friends throoghour Nebraska.
Tho McAllister studio for vonr
Christmas Photo's. Come early. A
handsome calendar or Platinum folder
with every dozen photo's until Janu
The remains of Rev. D. T. Olcott
will arrivo in this city tomorrow at
il a. m and will lie in state at the
Methodist Episcopal church from 1 to
1 ::'0 a. m.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. VanAlstine
returned from Omaha Tuesday, where
they had been since Thursday of last
week visiting their son. Incidental
ly they consulted a physician concern
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"k "". uuAisiiue s neaitn and re
The burial ot John G. Eisenmann
of Loup township, who died on No
vember Dth, took place last Sunday
afternoon at one o'clock. The funeral
services wore conducted by Rev. B.
Johnson, assisted by Rer. J. B.
Braun With the excoption of two.all
tho children were present at the ap
ppointed hour. A large number of
friends assembled to do honor to him.
whom they had learned to know and
respect during his life. For this
manifestation ot respect, and for any
help and kindness shown dnring their
bereavement the family wishes to ex
press their heartfelt gratitude and ap
Frank Garrard, one of the charac
ters in Wyoiniug is taken from real
lifo. Frank Gurrard lately passed
away, but tho author of this play
spout sevearl weeks in Mr. Gurrard' s
company, going over the different
parts of Wyoming and gathering , ac
curate date for his play. At the end
of their travel, Mr. Gnrrard made Mr.
Martin a present of a revolver that
was found on tho Custer battle field,
two days after rho Custer Massacre.
This revolver was found within ten
feet of General Caster and the revolv
er that was found by General Custer
and the one that Mr. Gurrard gave
M Martin, were tho only two that
were found on tho battle field. This
revolver is on exhibit at the Grand
Theatre. Mr. Martin refused five
hundred dollars from Col. Wm. F.
Cody, "Bnffalo Bill," for this weapon.
Many of the Journals friends have
responded to our request two weeks
ago to send in new subscribers. We
ar in earnest in our determination to
raise the Journal list to 2.0C0 before
January, l, and wo are appealing
The cojiI famine which has struck
Nebraska has not affected the coal sup
ply at Newman & Welch's. We ordered
early and pounded the railroad company
for our cars. As a result we have a
large supply of both lump and nut coals
on band, enough to fill both large nnd
small orders. 33tf
again to -Journal readers to help the
good work along. A Journal solici
tor has called on a majority of Platte
county peopie and many of those
solicited promisea to send in their
names this fall. Now is the time to
do it. A word from each of our sub
scribers to a neighbor or friend will
help us to reach more than the 2.000
mark. If you appreciate the Joui
nal's endeavor to pnblish all the news
and to use its editorial columns in the
interest of clean government and fair
play, join us in boosting the Journal
dnring the next thirty days. The
largest circulation for 'the benefit of
Journal advertisers, and the best pos
sible newspaper for Platte county
readers is our motto.
Platte Co., Nebr., Nov. 14, ISO.!.
Notice is hereby given that the tax for
the year 1905 became due on November
1, 1905. Personal taxes will become de
linquent on December 1, and will draw
10 per cent interest from that date. All
unpaid personal taxes will be collected
by distress warrant after February 1,
1906. Real estate, taxes will become de
linquent after May 1, and will draw 10
per cent interest after that date.
V. A. Becher,
33-3t County Treasurer.
in an np-ro-date effice, is the beet
thing we have to offer.
We can and do fill and extract teeth
rOSITIVEI.Y WITHOUT I'AIX.
We give a written guarantee with all
work. If it fails or proves unsat
isfactory AT ANY TIME
we will either replace it
or refund the money
Dr. J. E. Paul, DentUt.
Over Niewohaera cor. 13th aad Olive Sta.
S.-E. corner oPark.
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