The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, October 05, 1910, Image 1

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Files of The Journal October 10, 1877.
A great many inquiries have recently
been made by parties who desire to pur
chase lands on the Pawnee reservation,
when the sale will take place, and in
what way it will be eo'.d. We are in
possession of very little reliable informa
tion upon the subject. It appears that
the Secretary of the Interior has the
control of the matter nnd is authorized
to advertise and cause these lands to be
sold at earns not lesB thnn the appraised
value in any crbbT We do not fnrtber
know the terms of the sale, whether
for cash in hand or on deferred pay
ments. We are not advised whether
the sale will be conducted at public
auction or private bids at the appraised
valoe. Just now n large number of
persona are seeking homes in Nebraska,
and are muking anxious inquiry about
the reservation lands.
The fire northeast of town Monday
night was a fearful looking night until
the rain Bet in and quieted it down.
The wind was high and the Jinnies
pushed their way rapidly. At the foot
of the bluffs, east of J. II. Keed'a it de
stroyed two small stacks of hay for Pat
Griffin, and sweeping westward it took
in one small stack and three large ones
(in all, probably one hundred and fifty
tonBofhay). belonging to Mr. Reed.
These last had been plowed around, a
double line of fire guards, and those at
them watching and Ghting the Ore were
congratulating themselves on having
saved them, when nil at once, and as
quick as a man could turn his hand, the
wind veered to the west and whirling
the Haines backward climbed the stacks
and consumed them. We learn that the
same tire burned seven stacks for Mr.
8tenger and about four tons in cock
for Mr. Reagan, four stacks for Mr.
Crites, and Dan Sbedee lost a lot of
corn, and it was only by the hardest
work that his house and wheat stacks
were saved.
Advertised Letters.
Following is a list of unclaimed mail
matter remaining in the post office at
Columbus, Nebraska, for the period end
ing October B, 1910:
Letters George Corson, George P.
McGraw. George Masters. Harry E.
Moore, Harry J. Scott, R. E.Strunck.
Cards Dick Burrns, Mrs. Carl Boon
stra, Bert Barron, Mre. Dorothy Bart
lett, M. M. Dobbins, Natuan Elledge,
Mrs. Mary Kozial, Miss Myrtle Lyons,
Will Mertens, Miss Maude Pool, A. L.
Olson 2.
Parties calling for any of the above
will please say advertised.
Caul Kuamek, P. M.
All the latest shades and
styles in
Paper Hanging
and Decorating
Sip Writisg a Specially
Last Thursday there was a shooting
affray foutbwest of Platte Center that
might have ended fatally. The affair
occured on the Mylet farm and the
participants were J. W . Mylet and John
Dalton. During the forenoon there had
been a dispute over the division of the
farm products, the Dal tons being rent
ers on the Mylet farm. According to
the version given the Journal, the My
Iete, J. W. and his father, went to the
place to make arrangements regarding
the division of the crops and the first
trouble started over some potatoes.
This was for the time apparently settled
but later there waB a dispute over the
millet, which led to the shooting. This
they could not agree on and the youn
ger Dalton struck Mylet in the face,
when he shot the aggressor in the ohin
with a 22 calibre revolver. Dalton kept
on coming at Mylet, when he received a
second bullet, this taking effect in the
side, but striking a rib and glancing.
After the shooting Mylet came to Platte
Center and gave himself up and later
was taken to Columbus by Deputy
Sheriff Burke. The wounded man was
brought to the hospital in this city, but
it is understood that since he has been
able to return home. So far no com
plaint has been filed againBt Mylet, and
at present it looks as though none would
be, as the wounded, man will be all right
in a few days.
Henry Inman, father of Emmett In
mnn of this city, died at the hospital
Friday morning, aged 05 years. Mr.
Inman was born in Peru, 111., Novem
ber 2, 1845, and in 18C8, he moved to
Council Bluffs, la. In 1879 he located
in Omaha and for twenty years was an
employe of the Willow Springs distillery.
Later he was employed by the school
board, nntil poor health prevented him
from continuing his work. Mr. Inman
came to thia city with his son, who is
conductor on the Spalding freight, and
made his home with him, except for the
two months he was at Portland. Ore.,
and other points in the west for bis
health, having been sick with stomuch
trouble, which caused his death. Since
his return from the west his condition,
instead of improving, became worse,
and he was taken to the hospital for
treatment. Seven children, five sons
and two danghters, survive him, Wm.
Inman of SL Louie, Emmett Inman of
Columbus, Uny Inman of Emerson, Neb.,
Frank Inman of Lusk, Wyo., Walter
Inman of Omnba, Mrs. J. J. Nelson of
Omaha and Mabel Inman of Emerson.
Funeral services were held Saturday
from the home of Emmett Inman,
Seventeenth and Speice streets, and
were conducted by Rev. Ray of the
Methodist church, nnd burial was in the
Columbus cemetery.
Monday evening the school board de
cided to equip the high school building
with a safety fire escape, of the same
pattern as the one demonstrated at the
Second ward building a short time ago.
The other buildings will be provided
with these escapes later. This year the
teachers arc only asking for n leave of
one day with pay so they can attend the
stale teachers1 meeting. In former
years this meeting has been held in Oc
tober and the teachers given a two days
leave with pay, but the date this year
has been changed to Thanksgiving week,
and as there is no school on Thursday
and Friday of that week, the additional
day will give them three days to attend
the meeting. Hereafter the high school
tnition for non-resident pupils will be $3
per month, the same as is paid by the
district under the high nchool law.
Formerly it was S2 per month and the
scholar whose tnition was not paid by
the district received it for less than other
wise. Miss Clara Reeder was elected
instructor of the physical science de
partment. Elmer Guiles, living in the Okay
neighborhood, northwest of Monroe,
met with an accident last Thursday
morning that resulted in his death a few
hours later. He was working with a
threshing crew and just as they were
coming to the Guiles home place he was
riding on the tongue of the separator.
A sudden jolt threw him to the ground
and be fell in front of the machine, and
before it could be stopped ran partially
over him, breaking his collar hune, and
crushing him bo he died in the after
noon. At first his injuries were not
considered fatal, but it later developed
that he bad been injured internally.
Mr. Guiles, who was about forty-five
years of age bad lived with his parents
on the old home place for the last thirty
years, and was unmarried. Funeral
services were held Saturday at the Okay
chnrch and burial was in the New Hope
John Kyle, from Loup township, was
in the city Tuesday, and in speaking of
the conditions during the last season
said something occurred this year that
bad not before in his forty years' resi
dence in Platte county the west side
of the old Barnum pasture became so
dry this summer that it was impossible
for cattle to find grass and they were
compelled to eat the green leaves of the
trees. Located as this pasture is, be
tween the two rivers, and the distance
to water being very little, it is surpris
ing that these conditions existed.
Miss Minnie Glur of the Journal force
returned home Sunday evening after a
month's holiday spent with relatives in
Omaha and at other points in the eastern
1 1 part of the 6tate.
Dr. Naumann. Dentist 13 St.
Dr. Morrow, office Lueschen building.
Baled hay for sale. Ernst & Brock.
Wm. Dietrichs, painting, Ind. phone
Red Tag sale at Gipe's, 403 west Elev
enth street
Four room house for rent. Elliott,
Speice & Co.
Show cases for sale cheap D. H. Gipe,
403 Uth street.
Dr. C.A. Allenburger, essoe in new
State Bank building.
Dr. L P. Carstenson, Veterinarian, In
firmary, 11th and Kummer Sts.
Lost or strayed from oar place, a red
heifer calf, about eight months old.
Mrs. J. Kipple.
Weldin, the photographer, now locat
ed on Thirteenth street, north of Fne
dbot's, is prepared to do all kinds ot
Don't be afraid to send a child to the
Palace Meat market, it will be treated
the same as the president ot the United
Mr. H&riy Deckoaa will sing
illustrated songs at the North,
commencing tomorrow, Thurs
day night.
I own two good level quarters of hay
and farm land near Bassett. A fine field
of corn and lota of good hay, price t20
per acre. Address Owner, Box 23, Bas
sett, Nebraska.
A sudden stop ot the freight train on
which he was breaking, caused Frank
Missick to be thrown against the car,
and he sustained a broken nb. which
will prevent him from working for some
Joe Martes, who has been employed
at the Union Pacific coal shed, sustain
ed a fall last Friday, which resulted in
two broken ribs for him. Just how the
accident happened, no one seems to
know, as he was alone when it occurred.
The manager ot the North theatre has
arranged with a Chicago music publish
ing house to forward him all instrumen
tal and vocal pieces as soon as published.
In this way the patrons of the North
will enjoy all the latest musical produc
tions as soon as tbey are out.
Felix Andreas, the union Pacific fire-'
man who was so badly burned at Clarks
last week, by the falling of a crown
sheet on one of the 300 engines, is at St.
Mary'a hospital and improving slowly.
Hifl condition at nresent is serious, and
at one time there was no hopes of bis
Wood Smith of Fnllerton has leased
the Fiizpatrick building on Thirteenth
street, and will open up a five and ten
cent store, such as they have in the
larger cities. The front ot the building
is to be torn out and a new one pat in,
as the present one was condensed by the
city some time ago.
Mr. nnd Mrs. D. N. Jennings and young
son of St. Edward were in the city Sat
urday enroute for the west. Their first
stop will be at Denver for a visit with
Mrs. Jennings sister. From there they
proceed to Los Angelee, expecting to
enjoy the climate of a California winter.
They will return in May.
Tuesday of this week the First Na
tional bank took charge of the Eagle
restaurant, on Olive street, and will pro
ceed to foreclose, as they have a mort
gage on the fixtures. A meeting of the
creditors was held Monday evening, and
it was decided to run the place until
such time as it could be sold under the
Gottwerth Erb living west of the city,
who left last May for a sojourn in Ger
many and other countries in Europe,
returned home Tuesday morning. When
be left Columbus he was accompanied
by Christ Wunderlsch and George Ram
hour. Mr. Wunderlich returned some
time ago, and Mr. Rambouris expected
home this week.
Frank Richter, a former Platte county
boy, was in the oity last Saturday on his
way to bis home in Winona, Washington,
where his father, Andrew Richter, moved
to from the Postville neighborhood eight
years ago. Frank has been working in
Omaha and vicinity for some time, but
goes to Washington to remain aa he
likes that locality very well.
Frank Davis ot Oklahoma Oity was in
the city a few days last week visiting
relatives and shaking hands with old
time friends. It has been twenty-one
years since Frank left Nebraska, and
during that time has wandered over most
of the United States and Canada. In
all his travels he tells us thst he has
saw nothing that looked better to him
than Nebraska does at present, and that
Columbus has improved more than any
small city he knew of.
A meeting ot the Commercial club has
been called for this (Wednesday) even
ing to arrange for the opening of the
new Platte river bridge, some time this
month. It is the intention ot the pro
moters to make this a big event for
Columbus, and also a welcome to those
on the south side ot the river who have
been compelled to go elsewhere since
early in the spring. A definite program
will be decided on at the meeting and it
is quite probable that the day will be
one of the events of the year in this city.
Four Room House
Good repair. Full lot, barn and
shade. Located on Washington Ave
nue, near Eleventh street.
Price $1,500
160 Acre Farm
Improved, 6 miles east of Columbus
$50 Per Acre
EIliott-Speice-Ecliols Co.
Post Office Block Columbus, Neb.
Dr. W. S. Evans, Union Block.
Drs. Paul and Matzen, Dentists.
Dr. Vsilier, Osteepatb. Barber block.
Dr. Chas. H. Campbell, oculist' and
aurist, 1215 Olive street
Dr. W. R. Neumarker, office with Dr
O. D. Evans, west side ot Park.
Watch for bargains in qneensware and
china at Gipe's, 403 west Eleventh street.
Mrs. J. E. Nichols of Omaha is here
visiting her daughter, Mra Frank Mor
row this week.
Geo. Ji. Scott has begun excavating
for a residence on the lot east of the
Presbyterian church.
Mrs. O. H. Lindberg of Polk, Ncb
was a guest at the G. M . Hall home
Monday evening, while enroute home
from Omaha.
Tom Askew, express messenger on the
Union Pacifio between Council Bluffs
and Denver, was a guest of Columbus
friends Sunday and Monday.
Republican Candidate for
Frankfort Park
Saturday, Oct. 8
At 2 P. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Neater of York,
Pa . arrived Monday of this week for a
two weeks' visit with Mr. Neater's broth
er, Frank Neater of this city.
Mra. Lloyd Swain and daughter Oath
ryn, and Mre. Swain's mother, Mrs. Par
ker, went to Norfolk Tuesday evening
for a short visit with relatives.
Miss Sarah Mylet, who has been night
operator at the Independent Telephone
office for the last year, left last week
for Scotia. Neb., where she will have
charge of the Independent exchange at
that place Her successor is Miss Hazel
Carter of Fairbury.
On account of having my building
moved into the street, I will offer my en
tire stock at cut prices. Some goods
are sold at cost or even below cost..
Eleventh Street Jeweler.
ia alone sood enough for our custo
mers. We have been in this business
in Columbus for many years and have
learned by experience many points in
the coal trade which makes it possible
for us to serve you better cheaper and
more satisfactory than anybody eke.
City Band Concert.
The City Band will render the follow
lowing program at the park Friday even
ing, October 7, 1910:
1. March Brooks Triumphal
2. Orertnrc LoBpiel
, a Br the Light of tho Silvery Moon
b Tat on Your Old Grey Bonnet
4. Medley-Dear Old Germany
5. Cornet eolo The Holy City
C Porto ltican Banco.. ... . ........
7. altz Nordics. . .....
8. March-Chicago Marino.
Mr. and lira. J. O. Cochran of Crcston
were in the oily Tuesday, and returned
home that evening with their daughter,
who is attending the high school in this
Democratic headquaters in this city
are deserted during Aksarben week, as
Chairman Byrnes and his assistants are
all in Omaha at the headquarters in that
Congressman Hitchcock of Omaha was
in the city Saturday evening and Sunday
conferring with the state chairman and
Others. While it is not given out, it is un
derstood that the Telegram's attitude
on Mr. Hitchcock's senatorial candidacy
hail a good deal to do with his visit.
Mrs. D. W. Ziegles of Monroe was in
the city Wednesday, enroute home from
Chicago, where sLe was called to attend
the funeral of her brother's wife. Mra,
F. O. Hornliestel. Mr. and Mrs. Horn
bestel were residents of thia county
twenty years ago, living between Mon
roe and Oconee.
C H. Aldricb, republican candidate
for governor, will speak in Frankfort
park in this city, Saturday, October 8, at
2 p. m. Mr. Aldrich is a good talker and
all should turnout and hear his views on
the issues of the campaign . Should the
weather be unfavorable, the meeting
will be held in Maennercbor hall at the
same hour.
While grading north of town in the
townshiD.S. P.Drinnin and Al Butler
came nearly having a mixup. There
were ten horses bitched to the grader,
and a passing automobile frightened
them, resulting in nearly all the horses
being down at once. After much trouble
tbey were released, the only damage be
ing to the tongue of the grader.
W. T. Gillespie, who met with an ac
cident while going to his home from
Genoa a week ago Saturday, and was
unconscious, did not regain conscious
ness and died on Saturday. October 3.
His funeral was held Monday from his
home in Woodville township. Mr.
Gillespie was one of the older settlers of
Woodville township, coming there a
number of years sgo.
Fritlay evening the City Band will
give their last concert of the season in
the city park. During the summer
manv neonle. including a number from
outside of the city, have enjoyed these
concerts and have spoken words of
praise of them. The bnya have given
excellent programs and many have made
it a point to reach Columbus on Friday
to listen to the concerts.
P. F. Luchsingerof the First National
bank leaves this week for an extended
visit in Europe, the greater portion ot
his time to be spent in Switzerland.
The trip is both of pleasure and busi
ness, and as Mr. Luchsinger has not seen
his native land for sixteen years, the
trip will be an enjoyable one for him.
He expects to return to Columbus about
the first of the year.
Since his election to the presidency of
the state association of the Nebraska
Rural Letter Carriers' association, H. B.
Reed of Route 3 has decided to become
a citizen of Oolumbus. lie has leased
his farm to F. J. Suiter of Coneroaugb,
Pa a brother-in-law of C. E. Devlin,
and will move to town and occupy his
property. He expects to make the
change in the near future.
Last Thursday Deputy Sheriff Burke
arrested John Persok. a farm hand em-
ployed on the Hilger Greisen place near
Tarnov, for statutory assault on Katie
Klein, a fifteen year old girl, the com
plaint being signed by Jarviga Klein,
the girl's father. He was brought to
this city, and Friday he had a hearing
before Police Judge O'Brien, snd was
bound over to the district court, bis
bond being placed at $500.
Y. M. C. A. Notes.
The monthly meeting of the board ot
directors will occur next Monday night.
Mr. Whitney will attend the confer
ence of employed officers ot Nebraska
whioh meets in Omaha this week.
The Young Men's Christian Associa
tion and other societies have united in
to one national unaeotarian movement
to better boys under the leadership ot
the Boy's Scout Movement. In Eng
land the boy scouts do not teaoh any
kind of religion but expect each boy to
have some and to stick to it and they
make it a part of their religion to help
others, and not let a day pass without
having done a good turn to somebody,
and not to tell .of it unless asked.
The Intermediate, Seniors, and Busi
ness Men's gymnasium classes will start
next Monday, October 10. The Inter
mediate class will inolude all those be
tween the ages of 16 and 18 and work
ing boys under that age who cannot get
into afternoon classes. The Senior class
will include all those, who held full
memberships who do not belong to the
Business Men's class. The secretary or
physical director will be glad to advise
with anyone about any of these classes.
The following is a weekly schedule of
the classes: Junior A (boys 13 to 16)
Tuesday and Thursday, 4 to 5 and Sat
urday 10:30 to 11:90. Junior B (boys
10 to 13) Monday and Wednesday 4 to 5
and Saturday 9 to 10. Business Men,
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 5 to 6.
Intermediate and workmen, Wednes
day and Saturday 7:15 to 8:15. Seniors,
Monday. Wednesday and Friday 8:15 to
9:15. Boxing club, Tuesday and Fn-
day 7 to 8. Leaders classes, boys Fri
day 4 to 5; Men, Saturday 8 to 9. Basket
ball practice Tuesday 8 to 9. Clip this
schedule and keep it in your pocket.
Congregational Church.
We sometimes hear men say. "I am as
good as the church member.' The pro
position reels on what goodness is. If
goodness ia negative; if it is simply
keeping ones self oleitn, pure, we might
grant the claim. Christ's view-point of
goodness is serrice. The best helper is
the beet man. Patriotism bares its
arms in country's cause; philanthropy
seeks the needs; knowledge finds its ex
pression in serviceable activity and
Christ tells us that goodness is not
wrapping ones talent in a napkin and
keeping it clean and secure, but invest
ing it in noble service. The church
offers the largest opportunity for service
of any organization today. Its Gj!d is
unliantcd. Its opportunity outstrips its
capacity because so large a per cent of
men shrink from under the obligation
and leave the burden on the few. We
must contend that the active worker in
the church is a belter man than the
idler without.
Next Sunday morning our pastor will
speak from the subject: Praiseworthy
Virtues. This theme will be discussed
in the light of christian ethics. You
cannot afford to miss this service. We
shall be glsd to greet you.
Route No. 4.
Cbas. Bolt has just completed a new
corn crib and granary.
Miss Irene Snyder, who has been at
the home of D. D. Bray for some time.
left Monday for her home in Lincoln.
Wm. Uossinnn isexcava'ingfor anew
house, which will be 28x32. eighteen
foot pouts and coinent block foundation.
A number of tbu young men who were
Sunday visitors on tha rout were com
pelted to remain until Monday on -count
of the heavy rainfall.
Lois McComb and James Thomazin
were married in Columbus Tuesday, and
after the ceremony a reception was given
them at the home of the bride. Mr and
Mrs. Thomazin will reside in Platte
Center until after the crops are taken
care of, when tbey will move on the
home farm, as Mrs. Maria Thomazin is
going to make her home in Platte Cen
Route No. 3.
Henry Gsrma is erecting a new dwell
ing house on bis farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Seefeld left
Monday for Loup City, for a three days
visit with relatives.
Henry Meyer is doing some excellent
work on the road running east from the
German Baptist church.
George Borcbers is putting down a
well on his fsrm, locating itoa a hill so
he can build a reservoir and install a
system of waterworks for his residence
end also for other purposes.
Route No. 1.
Louis Wilken and bride returned last
Saturday from their wedding trip in
Misses Clara Stamp and Dorotbey
Mueller returned to their home in Yntan
last Saturday, after a two weeks' visit at
the home of Rev. Mueller.
Sunday evening there was a small
twister in Sherman township, on the
north end of the route, which knocked
I down several stacks and did some dam-
age to buildings.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to extend our tbaaka to the
friends and neighbors for their many
acts of kindness snd also for the floral
offerings st the death and burial of our
I father. Childbkx or Hknbt Inman.
We're readu
to properly care for your
every banking want. We
always have saoaey to loan
toourcustossers when seed
ing the i
Money deposited with us is
protected by our capital and
surplus of $85,Mt.Maadtbe
Individual liability of our
stockholders of $75,MM,
snaking $lM,fM.M of pro
tection. Calimbis State Baik
Capital t Surplus, S85.000.0O
Mrs. J. F. Belford left last Saturday
for Chicago, where she goes to eater oae
of the large hospitals in that city foraa
operation, under the direction of her
brother. Dr. Thomas H . Traiaor. Tues
day Mr. Belford left for Chicago, being
called there by a message, so as to be
with her. About a month ago the ser
iousness or Mrs. Belford's trouble made
aa operation inevitable, aad she has
been arranging to go to the hospital.
Tuesday evening the retailera of this
city met and organized the Ketaiiera'
association of Columbus, with Phil
Echols, president; M. C. Keating, vice
president; Otto Merz, treasurer; Paal
Johannes, secretary; board of directors,
F. A. Brenn. J. S. Hansy. Wm. Krusa
land. This association is a branch of
the Federation of Nebraska Retailers,
end is organized for co-operation of the
retailers, especially regarding the present
credit system. Another meeting will be
held soon to arrange details and perfect
the organization.
Last Friday Conductor Burke of the
Union Pacific blocked one of the cross
ings for forty minutes with a freight
train, and Chief of Police Bcbaok filed a
complaint against him in Police Judge
O'Brien's court. A warrant has been
issued and aa soon as the eooduotor oaa
be apprehended he will, be, brought up
for trial. And in thia connection the
chief proposes to put a step to the pres
ent practice ot many of the passenger
conductors of doubliBg the crossings oa
North and Olive streets, blocking traflc.
Officers timed one of them the other
evening and over thirty minutes had
elapsed before the teams and pedestriaas
on either side could pass.
The board of supervisors were ia ses
sion Mondsy and Tuesday of thia week,
the msin business transacted, besides
the routine work, being the arraagisg
for the acceptance ot the new Platte
siver bridge. There are some formalities
in connection with this, one of the im
portant matters being the proper notifi
cation of the counties of Polk and But
ler, who are expected to pay their share
toward the repairing ot the structure.
The hoard allowed some of the bills of
the Standard Bridge company for work
on i he structure. An adjournment was
taken to a later date, which was not de
cided oa aa yet, as the exact date ot the
completion of the bridge is indefinite.
and at that time the boatd will be called
in session.
Marriage Licenses.
Joe A. Usstreiter. Humphrey 23
Ids A. Ward, Humphrey 20
Peter Vshiski, Petersburg, 22
Anna Gdowaki, Platte Center 18
Walter L. Moore. Schuyler 38
Lillian M. McKenzie, Schuyler 30
Oarsten Peterson, Platte Center 28
Alvena J. Uoeffelmann, Platte Center 20
John Martys, Columbus 22
Katie Robuck, Oolumbus 23
Frank 8. Golus, Loup City 21
Katie F. Plebanek, Tarnov 19
James Thomazin, Monroe 27
Lois E. McOomb, Platte Center 18
We have the agenoy for the
famoua Munsing Underwear, the
best popular priced Union Suits
on the market. Prices in men's
from 11.60 to $4.50. Prices in
boys' from 60c, 75c, 11 and $1.35.
In two piece garments we have
a splendid line ready for yoar in
spection and ranging in price
from 60c to $2 60 a garment. Buy
early while the sizes are complete.