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Consolidated with the Colombo Times April 1, 1904; with the Platte County Argus January 1, 1908.
VOLUME XXXVII. NUMBER 48.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY. MARCH 6. 1907.
WHOLE NUMBER 1,842.
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Dr. J. W. Term
BestEeaipped Optical Oatieei
la The Wert
in the front rooms over Pollock
& Co. 's Drug Store. Will be in
Columbus offices Sunday, on
day, Tuesday and Wednesday of
each week. Spectacles and eye
glasses scientifically fitted and
repaired. Eye Glasees adjusted
Files of the Journal March 12, 1873.
Mr. C H. Davis is erecting a furniture
store on Eleventh street, two doors east
of Speice & North.
8pring weather has certainly set in,
judging from the warm rains and sunny
days we are having.
John Bobinson exhibited at the Jour
nal office yesterday, a very fine sample of
the swan, white as snow, and measuring
seven feet from tip to tip.
Brick dwelling houses will supercede
frame, whenever the proprietors feel
able to incur the additional expense.
Brick houses here are very warm, dry
Frank Simmes returned from his
sojourn east, Monday. Frank was at the
inauguration of the President, but says
Le couldn't got near enough to him to
hear his address. He ju6t could tell that
Gen. Grant wore a stove pipe hat.
Files of March 19, 1873.
We see quite a good deal of the lumber
of the Loup bridge nas been recovered
and returned. So much saved, anyhow.
The young men of this place organized
a brass band Monday night. There are
sit members, John Stauffer leader. The
band will be at considerable expense
getting their instruments, and deserve
all possible encouragement. We are not
advised as to the time we may expect the
first tune, but we hope it may be soon.
Mr. Edward Fitzpatrick informs us
that on last Friday morning, at three
o'clock, a hail storm swept over his
neighborhood, seven or eight miles west
of Columbus, and reaching as far east as
Patrick Murray's. Some of the stones
were as large as pigeon eggs, and Mr. F.
thinks that if there had been much wind
considerable damsge would have been
done to the windows.
The building known as the American
house was saved from perishing by fire
one day last week. The flames burst
out in one of the openings into an un
occupied room. Sheriff Lehman noticed
the smoke, and going to the room, he
managed to throw some salt down the
chimney, drowning out the fire. Had it
occurred at night, the house would, very
probably, have been burned to the
The business men of Columbus suc
ceeded in making arrangements for a
flag station a half mile west of the rail
road Loup Fork bridge, at which point
freight and passengers will be received
or set off. This accommodation will last
until the wagon bridge across the Loup
shall be completed. Fare will be 35
cents, and freight 7, 9 and 11 cents, res
pectively, for 1st, 2nd and 3d class
Dre. Paul and Matzen, Dentists.
The Journal ads pay good returns.
Cassia solicits your meat trade.
Dr. Lueschen Occulist and aurist.
Smoke the Lasso 6 cent cigar.
Dr. Vallier, Osteopath, Barber block.
Dr. W. H. Slater, veterinarian, phone
Tender oats sad prompt delivery at
White sewing machines. Carl Schu
bert. White is long.
Joseph Hengeller moves this week to
his ranch near Stockville, Nebraska.
Oa Friday. I
3 lavvkc f Is.s Wflw
Mrs. J. L. Sturgea of Famam, Neb. is
here visiting her daughter Mrs. Wm.
Kaaffmaa, and will remain about a
Bad Newman leaves this week for
Piagree, South Dakota. Hehasehater
ed a freight car and will go over the
Mrs.A.M. Mahaffey living north of
tha city and who has been dangerously
ill, k better and on the road to health
Clyde Douglas is better and hismaay
schoolaiatg friends wfll be glad to know
that he will soom be able to
Dr. Naumaaa, Dentist IS St
Dr. Mark T.
Edison tslkisg soachines and records.
Dr. a A. Allsnbarger, ewsseiaaew
State Bank buUdiag.
-Wedding rings and high elaas jewelry
at Carl Fromel'e. Eleventh street.
W. L. Chenoweth left for Chicago last
Thursday on a two weeks business trip.
F.W.Biemerwaa taken suddenly id
Monday morning, and baa bean under
the doctor's care since.
Martin Langley made an extra trip up
the U. P. braBch Monday as baggageman
for a friend trainman who laid of for a
Mr. and Mrs. Chss. Jones left yester
day morning for Hot Spring, Arkansas.
They will be absent from home at least
two or three weeks.
Jim Armstrong day yard foreman in
the U, P. yards here, is taking a few
days rest from duty and is succeeded
during his absence by the old reliable
Mrs. Henry Considine, of Peoria, BL,
visited a few daya last week in our eity
with relatives. Her husband Henry
Considine will be remembered as yard
master hereof or the Union Pacific several
Henry Allen and Carle Horst came
down from Madison Sunday and were
interested spectators at the shooting
grounds of the gun elub durisg the
afternoon, witnessing the clever work of
Captain Hardy with gun and revolver.
George Dowell who wasyard foreman
a few years ago for tne U. P. here, but
for two years past baa farmed the
Mitchael Abts place south and east from
town, hss again taken up railroading
and yesterday began work as night
D. C. Kavanaugh and CI B. Mills have
entered into partnership in the painting
and paper hanging business. They
have opened up a first-class uhop on west
Thirteenth street and are now ready to
paint anything in any style and do inter
ior decorations fit for the kings.
The sermon next Sabbath morning at
the Congregational church will be based
upon the third beatitude: Blessed are
the meek, for they shall inherit the
earth. The evening sermon will seek to
answer the question, "Dees it matter
what we think of Christ?" G. A. Munro.
Mrs. Seth Brann returned borne from
Duncan Friday where she had been visit
ing her mother-in-law, twho has been
quite sick. Later The very next day
after her return home she received word
that the lady had suffered a relapse and
immediately returned to her bedside.
Six marriage licenses were issued by
Judge Batterman last weeks as follows:
PerlBedd.Coila Sutton, Silver Creek;
Wm. S. Wilson, Ruth E. Wingren, Genoa
Peter C Pederson, Karen C Buhl, Lind
say; Emil A. Hunteman, Mary Oldigs,
Leigh; John Oldigs, Sophia Hoeft, Leigh;
Fritz Yenz, Sophia StoeSel, Greston.
During the recent rush of business on
the Union Pacific the crossings have
been blocked quite frequently, with long
freight trains, requiring an unnecessary
wait by those traveling across. But the
other day Chief of Police Schaak took a
hand, with the result that the crossings
were promptly opened and since then
there hss been less complaint.
On last Friday E. H. Chambers of
Becher. Hockenberger A Chambers filed
eighteen instruments at one time, which
Deputy Clerk Jerry Carrig says is the
record since he has been in the office.
The total filed by that firm for the day
was twenty, and on the same day Elliott,
Speice & Co. filed eleven the total for
the day was forty-six, which is the larg
est number for one dsy since the first of
Handling poor homeless children by
the carload is no rare observance and
becoming more on the common every
year. Albion m soon to De tne deposit
ing place for a carload of friendless
children, and homes will be sought for
them. The Argus says: "We understand
there is to be a car load, more or less, of
children imported from the east and will
arrive iu Albion for distriubtion thel5th
There will be quite an assortment in age
size and appearance. There are several
ways of looking at this matter. From a
humorous standpoint we might suggest
to some of our childless citizens that
here is an opportunity to lay a founda
tion for a hercb To be mean and selfish
we might aay it is an outrage to ship in
a lot of paupers for us to support. But
charity says here is an opportunity to
help the orphan. Poor children, not
to blame for their existence, thrown out
in the worldwithout the comfort and
advantage of a good home. They must
grow up to adult sge and become dtisena
Jast what sort of citizens they will be
well depend lsfgely oa the kind of homes
secured for them. Whe hope there will
be enough of the best people of the
community, who will Had it is their
hearts to welcome these unfortunate
children. If only half of them could be
trained up to be earnest Cariatisa people
what a great work it would be! Tea, if
oalyoae, for the worth of one consecrat
ed maa or woman in a community is
. The" anaooaoemeat that the
Prince Opera Co. will be seen at North
opera house Friday eveaiag will be re
ceived with pleasure by all Blesses of our
theatergoera. The label of approval has
been plaosd upon tha company by criti
cal audiences everywhere aad the com
pany engaged in the production are o
capabtocollectioa of artists. It la indeed
a pleasure to offer sincere commendation
to aa organisation so ddightfally free
from those features which tyo often mar
farce comedy produotione, aad each aa
opportunity. ia offered ia speskisg of
Beggar Prince Opera Co. This is tha
kind of an entertainment to which peo
ple can take their whole faauliea, so par
ent aad child ean laaga together ia
A big roar baa been going up of late
by citizens because of the crossings on
the main thoroughfare across the Union
Padfic rjeing dosed by trsias. The last
tea days the U. P. has bees crowded for
yardroom and on more than one ooession
the crossings have been held way over
the company's limit rights. Yesterday
the city officials were hunting for a
certain crew whom it is claimed bald tha
crossings far beyond reason. Thistie
iag up of so maay crews ia surely giving
to the citizens the proper test of whata
railroad is to a towa when it runs
straight through the business portion of
Monday a colony of about fifteen
people arrived on tha branch from
Fallerton, sad took No. 3, their destiaa-
tion being Seattle Washington. Among
the party were Mr. aad Mra.D. H. Keller
and family, Mr. and Mrs; Dr. E. E.
Copple, Mrs. E. B. Copple and family,
Chas. Wellmanaad family, Harve Bald
ridge and Wm. Means. They were met
st the train by J. B, Keller of Omaha
who ia a brother to one of tha amegiants
and who visited with them dnring their
stay here between traiaa. The party is
composed of old Naace county residents
and are biddiag fare well to Nebraska
for their future western home.
The failure of a brakemsn to throw a
switch at the right time eaased a wreck
in the east end of the yards Monday
morning. The train crew were doiag
some switching, aad instead of throwing
the switch for the sidetrack, the oars
were sent back oa the train with force
enough1 to reduce several empties to
kindling wood. Tha maia line waa block
ed for several hoars, and when the wreck
waa cleared what remaiaed of the cars
The Bonnie Dee company who held
the boards st the north opera house last
Thursday, Fridsy and Saturday nights,
gave good satisfaction, and pat up a good
article of eatertainmsnt. The audience
was not as huge as the company deserved.
Bonnie Dee, the child oomediaa, was first
class aad ssansged her parte to the en
tire satisfaction of her hearers. She is
but eight years old and showa wonderful
taleat. The other members of the com
pany were good and the moving pictures
Hose cart eompaaies No. 1, and 2, are
msking extensive arrangements for a
grand ball on Easter Monday. They
say this dance will eclipse all former
eccssions if hard work and money will
do the work. The companies hsve met
and picked their various oommittees who
are now at work arranging for the grand
event. Keep your eyes on the
calendar and dont miss being present.
Mitchael Abts has not been able to
move onto his farm as ha anticipated,
owing to the oondition of the bridges and
roads between here and his new eountry
home. He says however that if a little
late in beginning to role over the rich
and fretile soil he will jast harry up a
little sad be ap with the rest of the boys
in his neighborhood anyhow.
Mrs. Clyde Templsten and two child
ren arrived from Newman Oroya Satur
day noon and will make oar eity her
home. Her husband ia employed in the
Telegram and they will make their home
in the L. B. Latham house on west
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COLUMBUS. .... Nekraska
' ' I I S s Mf ,
We send them to your home to
tell you about our goods, aad
how we caa be helpful to you.
For instance- Tour kitchen
clock stops suddenly some
night, without the least warn
ing. Tou can't coax it to go.
It's on strike.
Now, it is plain that there are
oaly two things to be done lay
the old dock aside for good and
all, or let ns fix it for you.
Of course, in some cases a new
clock is preferable but the
right thing to do would be to
let our repair department de
cide what is bast to be done.
We mean the beat from your
way of looking at it.
More than likely a cleaning, a
renewal of, a worn part, and a
little general adjusting would
put new life into the old time
piece. Bring it to us.
red elever and
Thursday a little boy baby came to
take up its future home with Mr, and
Mrs. Nowelsin east Columbus.
Call and see our new stock of wall
papsr in the Murray building, on west
Thirteenth street. Mills & Kavanaugh.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Gerrsrd of Monroe
returned the first of the week from their
California trip. They visited with
Marshall Smith and family at Denver
going and returning.
A new girl baby made its appearaace
last Sunday week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. O. Kenoyer. The newcomer is
aa bright ss a dollar but it will 'be some
time before she can take charge of her
father's books at the rag factory.
Last Fridsy a Complaint was filed in
Judge Batterman's court by Miss Maggie
Blocker, daughter ofC. H. Blocker of
Walker township, charging William
Fitzsimmona of Lindsay with being the
father of her unborn child. It seems
that Fitzsitnmons was keeping company
with Miss Blecker until about three
months sgo, and they were engaged to
be married. However, Fitzsimmons left
that locality and went toFremontwhere
he was employed in the round house,
and in the meantime married another
woman. Deputy Sheriff Lachnit went
to Fremont Saturday and succeeded in
locating Fitzsimmons and brought him
to this city,' He hsd his preliminary
hearing Monday and wss bound over to
the district court, the bound being placed
at $1,000. So far he hss been unable to
secure bail and is confined in the county
Miss Mathilda Schneider, living in the
southeast part of the city, entertained a
quartette of her lady friend Sunday
afternoon. Those present were. Miss
Mabel Douglas, Miss Carrie Merz, Mies
Martha Kummer, and Miss Minnie
Shaker. The gathering waa entirely
informal, but it hss rescbed the ears of
the Journal through our grape vine
news service that there wss moie to the
affair than games and light refreshments.
We understand that a club was organiz
ed, but the nsme and meaning can't at
present be. found out. It is whispered
that the affair was for the purpose of
renewing the several "died-out" old
maids' organizations which years ago
used to work with so much discomfor
tore among the young gentlemen of
Columbus. The names of the club
officers could not be learned but will
venture that enough vice-presidents
were chosen to give the jolly gathering
each an office.
tie thy, heme agyam
Walt Scott waa ap from Omaha a few
daya tha past weak.
Miss Gertrude Steubaugh visited rel
atives ia Fremont over Sunday.
George'Fairchild departed this mora-,
ing for a sojourn at Excelsior Spriage,
aear Kansas City.
Mr. and Mrs. Coa Keating have bean
visited the last weak by Mr. Fox of Fro
asont, father of Mrs. Keating,
Miss Ella Kemp has of late been tak
ing lessoss at "Central'' preparatory to
becoming a permanent operator.
' The household goods of G. 6. Burns
was loaded oa the cars this week and
shipped to his new home in Frontier
TtsMoaghbred Hereford bull for sale
fertrgaa, also two high grade Hereforda
or sals or trade. H. L. Smith, Monroe,
Mra. Boy E. Pierce of Omaha ia spend
ing a few daya here visiting her mother,
Mrs. Gregorious, and other relatives and
Leafy Gray night "hello" girl for
the Bell phone people hss been off duty
a few daya this week entertaining a bad
attack of gripp.
Father lesrn your children to get the
oaring habit. Start them with a pass
book in the Equitable Building Loaa and
Don't you want to buy or build a home?
The Equitable Building,. Loan and
Saving Ass'n. will help you, and furnish
you the money on a momenta notice.
Jossph Stovicek underwent an opera
ation at the hospital lsst Tuesdsy for
the relief of a rupture which has troub
led him for a long time. He is much
Miss Ollie MoFarlaad, of the Bell
operators, is planning a trip this sum
mer to the dreamy hills which surround
Spokane, Washisgton, 8se will also
visit that city before returning home.
John Quinn hss purchased the Zoa
broom place .in the southeast part of
town and moved hie family there this
week. Mr. Zonbroom has moved out
onto a farm with his family,
Go to Poesefc's bakery aai
caMdy factory for iee cream
bricks, all sizes, sherbets,
ices, reatein cups, angel's food,
lady lagers, naearooas, faaey
aakias aad -all kinds of cakes
for parties aad entertaiaaients.
The Mitchell Star published at Mitch
ell, Neb, under the pen of Pete Barron,
formerly of Columbus hss lately made
much improvements snd his friends here
will be pleased when they read the
following: "The Star is now located in
its new office in the Hobart building, It
is prepared to do all kinds of job print
ing with neatness and dispatch and at
living prices. Drop in some time, bring
your work and stsy sll dsy."
Nels Terspper and wife of near Lind
say were in Columbus Saturday and left
Mondsy for Denmark. They were join
ed here by the latters father Peter
Peterson when they left on their long
journey for the east They will stop at
Syrause, N. Y., for three week's -visit
with relatives and expect to leave New
York City, Feb. 26. They expect to be
absent from this county about six
Pare Curia Okie
The blood and smoke of the Tuesday
night scrap of the MeTsggsrts, had not
fairly cleared away when Bsrnsy got in
to it again Thursday st the opera
house with Ed Williams who has charge
of the- house. Bsrney had s knife and
Willims hsd a hammer which he used to
good advantage. But before any serious
results occurred Bsrney called upon
Justice O'Brien and hsd Ed arrested.
The muss cost Williams about a half a
Don't know what editor Davis of the
Silver Creek Ssnd had under his belt
one dsy last week, but he is responsible
for the following rabbit story: "Hsrry
Wade went shooting rabbits one day
lsst week, when the snow waa deep on
the ground. The first bunny he shot at
Btsrted to run ss though he wss crippled,
snd Hsrry thought to save his ammuni
tion and gave chase. He caught Buany
and was surprised to find that his shot
had never touched it. The rabbit was a
freak, without a right front leg or
shadow of a shoulder. It ought to be a
good subject for a museum."
From the Mitchell Star, published by
Pete Barron, at the western town where
& W. Hobart lately located we learn
that the Columbus men are right to the
front in matters of interest. In the law
business we note thatvMr. Hobart was
the attorney in four different esses in the
local court hut week and came out vic
torious. Another item in the paper
says' regarding a certain resolution:
"The resolution was uaanimously pass
ed, each member of the board expressing
himself aa cordially in, favor of it. It
waa stated at the meeting that R. W.
Hobart bad agreed to attend to the
drawing up of tan ordinance and to ad
vise the board in the necessary legsl
steps without cost to the village. Mr.
Hobart has alsoaatered utooorrespoad
eace with other towaa to arrive at aa
expanse aad plaaa."
Death hassgsia claimed baa of the
pioaeersof Colambus aad Platte eoaaty.
George W. Galley, Sr. after a siekaess
laatiag about oaa year, passed away at
bis home ia the east part of towa oa
Moaday eveaiag, aged 77 years. While
he had been ia poor health for aosae
time, the ead waa unexpected. Mr.
Galley was' bora ia Mseclesfisld, Eag
land, Jan, 10, 1830, and oasse to America
ia 1851, crossing the plana that year
with one of WaddeU k Co'a. freightieg
outfits, bound for Salt Lake City. There
he remaiaed aatil 1859, aad was married
to Mary Ann Py sit in 1853, who died is
1896. In I860 he retraced his steps to
Nebraska and located in Platte county
where, with- the exception of a abort
stay ia Missouri, he has since aude hie
home, liviag on a farm east of towa un
til 1887, and from that time aatil his
death waa a reatdeat of Columbus.
During the early daya Mr. Galley, with
the other pioaeers, waa compelled to
put up with the away disoomfbrts of
frontier life. Ia the early days, aad ia
fact aatil the advent of the Union
Pacific, he waa compelled to parehase
supplies in Omsha,that being the aearest
poiatand the tripe were made with a
team or wagon. Daring the early days
he served two terms aa a member of the
board of county eommismoaers, aad dar
ing hie term of office the first permanent
bridge wss built across the Platte river.
As long aa be remaiaed'in school district
No. 9 he held the offioe of director. Mr.
Galley has always been a proauaent
member of the church of tha Latter
Day Saints, and since the death of Elder
H. J. Hudson, he hss been presiding
elder of the church, aad has been a
member of it ever siaos its orgaaizatioa
uCoIumbae. Besides a wife Mr. Galley
leaves two sobs aad two daughters, John
J. aad George W. Galley of aear Colum
bua, aad Mra. Haaaah Button of Gran
ville, N.T., and Mrs. Anna Hutehina of
Medow Grove, Neb., and oae brother
aad two sisters, J. H. Galley of Colum
bus, Mrs. Martha Barrowa of Salt Lake,
and Mrs. S. A. Rkkly, of Creighton,
Neb. Funeral services, will be held
from the home Thursdsyrafternoon, at
2 p. ul, aad tha burial will be in the
The morning service aext Sunday at
the Methodist church will be devoted to
the first of a series of foar studies based
upon the different manifestations of the
Christ. This aeries will dose with the
Easter number. The theme for aext
Sanday ia "Jesus, tha Man Among Men."
The evening service will continue the
general subject, Gospel Light on Modern
Sociology with a disenssioa of "Christ
and the Bum." Lotan B. DeWolf,
The six weeks' old son of Mr. snd Mrs.
John Lachnit of near Platte Center, died
last Friday at the home of Mr. Lachnit's
parents in this city. Mrs. Lachnit wss
on her way to Cedar Rapids, where they
are moving, to join her husband, aad
stopped a few daya in the city. The
funeral wss held Snndsy sfternoon from
the Catholic church and the burial wsa
in the Catholic cemetery.
It is whipered about on Eleventh
street that one of our popular young
men has about seocumbed to the teasing
beckoning of msster cupid. The sup
posed young man lives in the block on
which the Journal ia located, snd the
first young lady to guest bis name and
inform this paper when the event will
take place will receive (free of charge a
year's subscription to the Columbus
Journal. Get on yours "posies" and
make a guess
Manager O. W.Holliday of the Neber
sska Telephone company requests that
subscribers consult the new directory
before using the telephone, aa the
operators have no way of findiBg out
the new members. Under tne new
system they refer all questions to the
Saturday evening Hugh Hughes wsa
taken suddenly ill with a complication
of heart and stomach trouble, and for a
while aia friends feared there would be
serious results, but we are glad to state
that the senator is able to be out of his
room and walk about the streets.
Patrick Horan, looked on the wine
while it was red, wsa locked ap Tuesday
evening by chief Schaak, and Wedaee
day morning a complaint waa filed in
polioe court charging him with beiag
drunk and disorderly.
H. M. Oeheltree of Wymore, this state,
purchssed the billsrd hall fixtures of J.
Gslisgher, Tuesday of last week, aad
removed them from his ataad to the
Krug building formerly occepied by
Mr. N. a Mitchaer, father, and Walter,
brother of George Mitchner of our city
spent last Sanday in Columbus. They
returned to their homes in Gresham
Ed Tsohudy wsa up before Police
Judge O'Briea, charged with distrubing
thepsace, snd drew anas of $25. Beiag
unable to liquidate, he waa sentenced
to work on the streets.
Attorney W. M. Cornelius waa takea
suddenly ill last Saturday afternoon sad
hie oondition Moaday was quite serious,
but at preseat he is improving.
Miss Ftoreaee Kramer left for Chicago
Saaday for a visit with her sister Mra.
M. J. Kelly. She waa aoeomaaaied aa
far as Omaha by her father Oarl
Ft 6MO awl 6W.
Pollock & Co.,
On the Gtm-er.
Go to Poeseh's bakery aad
caady factory for ice cream
bricks, all sixes, sherbets,
ices, resneia caps, aagel'g food,
lady lagers, miacarooas. fancy
aapkias aad all kiads of cakes
for parties aad eatertatiasneats.
Miss Martha Kummer of Duncan ia
visitisg at the home of Misa Mathilda
The eonaty board hss been in session
tbJswesk,traasactiBgthe usual routine
Mies Helen 8haanon went to Monroe
Tuesday, where she hsa a position ia the
Tha Pope CaultoB litigation from
Merriek eounty is beiag tried here this
week before Judge AM. Poet ss referee.
It everything plsna out well, the
Nebraska telephone people will be
nicely located in their new quarters
some time next week.
H. a Carrig, aad Henry Wilkina of
Colambaa aad Hilger Greisen snd Ed
Perkinson of Platte Center left Tuesday
moraiag over the Burnagton for Browa-
ville, Texas. F. T. Walker left for the
use place Mondsy snd will join the
party ia Ksnsss Ci(y. T. E. Douglass
aad .Theodore DeGroat of Madison left
fortheLoae Star sate the same day,
their destination being San Antonio.
A large number of Columbus citizens
have signed the Commercial Club mem
bership list who have not yet paid in
their dollar membership fee. A still
larger number have not yet been called
upon by the soliciting committee. It is
desired to have every dollar paid up be
fore the snnual meeting on the last Tues
day of March when there will be an
election of an new Board of Directors.
It is also desired to have the name of
every citizen of Columbus on the roll of
membership. To facilitate the work of
the committees every member who has
not paid and every citizen who is not yet
a member is asked to call on auy one of
the following persons as esrly as possible
snd pay up the small fee of $1: G. W.
Phillips. L. G. Zinnecker or F. H.
M. D. Karr, President.
F. H. Abbott, Secretary. -
The members of the Ministerial As
sociation met last Mondsy morning in
the parlor of the Baptist church. Mr.
Munro had chargd of the devotional . ex
ercises to which each member devoted
twenty minutes. Although the purpose ,
of the meeting wss specisl devotion we
found time enough to attend to business.
Besides renewing an interest in the rais
ing of the McCone funeral expenses
action was taken to investigate the con
dition of several children reported as
very destitute. I dare, I am sure, in
behalf of the Association that the pastors
of Columbus will be grateful to anyone
who inforssa them of people, eapecially
children, who are destitute or otherwise
criminally neglected E. J. TJlmer,
.REAL ESTATE AMD LOANS.
' Whenever desiring investment
ia reel estate, either fsrm Isads
or towa lots, it will be to your
interest to consult our lists. We
slso have severs! good dwellings
for rent in Columbus, aad it will
pay yon to come aad ass aa before
completing your arraagemeats.
Money to loan in any amount on
Fire, Tornado and Accident
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