Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 15, 1911)
- "; "T .
is more seasonable now than at any other time in the year. If you have
plumbing that should be done for the betterment of sanitary con
ditions, you ought to eend for us at once.
WE WONT OVERCHARGE
but we will guarantee to do your work as well, if not better, than you
could have it done elsewhere.
411-413 W 13th St.
Miss Bell Newman, teacher in the Ml.
l'leasant district, was u guest at her
Columbus home over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. It. IJnrnicu returned
home laBt Saturday from Columbus
where they had been visiting Mies Min
nie Harnica who is a patient at St.
Mrs. Marie Lareen died Tuesday at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. F.C. Harris,
at Newman Grove, at the age of f.0 years.
Interment was made Thursday at a cem
etery near Fullerton where her husband
waB buried nine years ago.
From the Sun.
The farmers' dance in Shelby Tuesday
veiling was undoubtedly a record break
er for the town in point of attendance,
110 tickets being sold. The participants
certainly enjoyed themselves as the
dance did not breakup until five o'clock
the next morning.
.lameH From is takiug a forced vaca
tion from work in order to give nature a
ihaneo to patch up :i couple of broken
ribB which he fractured last Friday in
rather a peculiar ninnner. lie went to
tun his automobile out or the barn by
hand and placing his breast against one
or the wheels and taking hold of the
spoked with his hands, the machine not
btarting to move as easily as expected,
he exerted all his strength on the wheel
with the result as stated above.
From the Ktvonl.
Miss Jeannette Itarnea visited in Col
umbus the last of the week, the guest of
Miss Louise Taylor and Miss Florence
Mrs. Mary Schmoker or ColumbuB
and Mrs. Lydia Coffey spent the latter
part or the week at Win. Houser's assist
ing in caring for the sick.
There were four deaths at Stromsburg
Sunday, as follows: John Holmquiet
aged fi5, Mrs. Margaret Samuelson aged
SI, Mrs. JohanaTroil agedW aud Albert
Olson aged IS. The funeral of each
was at Stromsburg, except that of
Allert Olson whose remains were taken
to Saronville for interment.
Duncan Hansel has been carrying his
arm in a sling as the result of a rather
peculiar accident, lie went to Platte
Center a couple of weeks ago to visit his
brother, who greeted him with a vigor
ous hand shake, and there-by dislocat
ing his shoulder. A doctor was called,
and had to administer an anesthectic be
fore the fracture could be reduced.
From the News.
Ling Williamson was exhibiting a
novelty in the shape of fruit which had
been sent him by Doo Gates from St.
Augustine, Florida, They were kum
quals, or oranges about the size of an
ordinary plum. They were not especial
ly fine to eat, but they were surely a nov
elty. Ma. Rebecca Dresser passed away at
her home in this city last Thursday
I ITEMS OF
Gents' Furnishing Goods
RELIABLE GOODS AT
405 11th Street,
A. Dussell l Son
ABOUT OUR NEIGH
BORS AND FRIENDS
CLIPPED FROM OUR
morning. She had been ill for several
weeks and the end came not unexpect
edly. She was HI years of age and this
was against her recovery. Their early
life was spent in Wisconsin and Iowa,
but in 1871 they moved to Itoone 0011013',
Nebraska, and settled on n claim just
north of Albion . They were among the
earliest pioneers of the county. In a
history of the Albion Methodist church
is found this statement: "In the month
of April, A. I). 1871, the first white set
tlers crossed the Pawnee lleservation
and settled on what is now known as
Boone county." Mr. Dresser came in
the spring of that year and Mrs. Dresser
and the girls came in September.
From the World.
Otto Nelson left Wednesday morning
for a two weeks visit with relatives and
friends at Newman Grove and Oolnm
bns. Mr. and Mrs. Ediv Fritzpatrick drove
over to Columbus Saturday evening, for
n visit with relatives. Mr. Fritzpatrick
returned home Monday accompanied by
his brother and Mrs. Fitzpatrick visited
in Columbus until Tuesday.
Last Friday evening at ten o'clock p.
m., the spirit of Misb Olga Kiuntke took
its (light. leaving the bod) cold and still
in death, complications following the
operation for appendicitis a few days he
fore being the cause. She was n strong
healthy looking young lady almost eigh
teen years old and acted as maid of all
work at Adolph Glugges. She came
over from Germany with her folks a
year ago and was just getting used to the
ways of our country.
FOR AGED PEOPLE.
Old Folks Should be Careful in Their
Selection of Regulative Medicine.
We have a safe, dependable and alto
gether ideal remedy that is particularly
adapted to the requirements of aged
people and persons of weak constitutions
who suffer from constipation or other
bowel disorders. We are bo certain that
it will relieve these complaints and give
absolute satisfaction in every particular
that we offer it with our personal guar
antee that it shall cost the user nothing
if it fails to substantiate our claims
This remedy is called Rexall Orderlies.
Rexall Orderlies have a soothing, heal
ing, strengthening, tonic and regulative
action upon the bowels. They remove
all irritation, dryness, soreness and
weakness. They restore the bowels and
associate organs to more vigorous and
healthy activity. They are eaten like
candy, may be taken at any time without
inconvenience, do not cause any griping,
nausea, diurrhoea, excessive looseness,
flatulence or other disagreeable effect.
Price 25c and 10c. Sold only at our
store the Rexall store. Pollock fc Co.,
corner 13th and North streets.
Rays and Raise.
"Everybody emits rays. An angry
man emits violet rays; a contented
person emits pinkish rays."
"Sounds Interesting. I wonder If my
boss would ralt e ten dollar raise of
salary!" Louisville Courier-Journal.
from the Bapablicaa.
H. J: HOI and Mr. and Mm. Ed Farm
er were at the county seat Wednesday of
Mm.Cbaa Kelley and Mm. H. L.
Smith and daughter Lok vara among
the Oolumbsa visitors Thuraday.
Bert Bryan left the first of tha
for Emporia, Kaa, where hie parents re
side, and may remain during the sum
mer. The dance given by the Monroe dan
cing club Monday evening was well at
tended. Musie was furnished by the
Oolumbns orchestra, and all report a fine
J. Will Campbell, who attended the
first annual meeting of the yard mana
gers of the Walrath & Sherwood Lum
ber Co., in Omaha this week, returned
home Wednesday evening.
Word received by relatives from Har
lan Morrow says that he is slowly im
proving, and that he had been very sick,
the malady being typhoid pnenmonia.
Should he continue to mend it is only a
question of time until he will have re
J. D. Stirea or Columbus, who owns
the place occupied by Bert Beckwith
last year, is having a new residence
built on it . At the time the house burn
ed last year the place was rented to
Dave Williams, and as he will farm it
this year the house had to be ready by
Warm weather or the last week is
melting the snow and also the ice in the
river. At present the ice in the river is
from ten to twelve inches thick, and is
still strong. The Union Pacific railroad
are watching their bridges, both at Ful
lerton and Ooluinbue, and making pre
parations in event of the ice starting to
This week A. C. Loucks closed the
deal for the Sacrider residence property
now occupied by J. C. Read. Mr.
Loucks iB at present occnying the W.
W. Frank residence, bnt this was sold
a short time ago. and the new owner,
Mr. Boker, expects to move into it soon,
so Mr. taucks bought a property for
President Campbell of the Commercial
Club will call a meeting of the directors
Tor Thursday evening, February lfi. At
that time the reports or the two com
mittees, the one regarding the bridge
and the membership committee, will be
heard. There will be other important
matters before the board and all mem
bers should attend.
List Saturday the Platte County Tea
chers' meeting was held at Humphrey,
and an interesting program was given.
Prof. John Engleman, and the Misses
Elsie Adams, Anna Potter and Susie
Smith were in attendance, making the
trip in an auto. Prof. Engleman and
Miss Adams took quite an active part in
the meeting. The next meeting of the
association will be held in Columbus in
April, and Prof. Engleman is on the pro
gram for a paper.
From the Duorrat
Mr. and aire. Sidney Smith took their
seven year old boy down to Columbus
Tuesday for an operation for appendici
tis, but owing to their inability to get a
place in the hospital, they came home
and wt-nt down again Wednesday. Just
a few weeks ago one of their other chil
dren was operated on for appendicitis.
W. H. Eimers of Los Angeles, Cali
fornia, arrived in town Tuesday morning
on business connected with the vacation
of the Eimers store building which is
taking place this week. Mr. Eimers is
trying to interest somebody in putting
in a new stock and occupying his build
ing, and if he fails in this, he
eayp he will return to Humphrey and
open up the store himself. There are
many who would be pleased to see Mr.
Eimers return to Humphrey.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bender of Oornlea,
were in town yesterday on their way to
Columbus with' their little daughter who
will submit to an operation for appendi
citis. The little girl had been in a seri
ous condition for some time and it waa
thought best to have an operation im
mediately for fear the trouble might ap
pear again. Mrs. John Ratterman who
was at Cornlea assisting in the care of
the little girl, returned to her home in
company with Mr. and Mrs. Bender.
2ln eastern editor says that a man got
into trouble by marrying two wives. A
western editor aays that many of them
have done the same thing by marrying
one. A northern editor aaya that a
number of his friends found trouble by
merely promising to marry without go
ing any farther. A southern editor saya
a friend of Ma waa bothered enough
when simply found in the company of
another man's wife. Which looka very
much like it's as much as a man's life is
worth to go near a woman, married or
Mr. and Mrs. John Hallatz, srM cele
brated the fiftieth' anniversary of their
marriage at the home of their boys,
John and Joe east of town last Sunday,
and the day was an event long to be re
membered by those present. The im
mediate relatives and the close neighbors
were the only invited guests. Mr. Hall
atz is 84 years old and Mia. Hallatz will
be 70 years old her next birthday which
will be in a short time. An elaborate
dinner waa served and the afternoon
was most en joyably spent in cards, musie
and other enjoyable amusements. Mr.
and Mrs. Hallatz have been residents of
Platte county for a great many years
and they have a host of friends who hope
they will be able to live many more
years and enjoy good health and happi
ness. Nice Selection.
She Now that you have looked over
my music, what would you like to
have me play?
He Whist or demlnos.--Boston Traa-script
IN OUR NEW HOME
You will find us better
equipped that ever to
attend to your wants in
Let us wire your house
Heat tfc Power Co.
We invite all who deeire choice
steak, and the very best cuts of
all other meats to call at our
market on Eleventh street. We
also handle poultry and fish and
oysters in season.
S. E. MARTY & CO.
Telephone No. 1. - Columbus. Neb.
A Ulsguissa 1 oast.
At one time the officers under Lord
Howe refused to drink his health at
their mess, for, though n splendid ad
miral, he was not popular in the navy
on account of a certain shyness and
want of tact with those about him.
The chaplain, who was a protege of
his lordship, was mortified at this and
determined that the officers should
drink to Lord Howe. When called
upon for a toast one day he said, "Well,
gentlemen, I can think of nothing bet
ter at this moment than to ask you to
drink the first two words of the Third
Psalm, for a Scriptural toast for once
may be taken from one of my cloth."
The toast was drunk. Not one of the
officers Indicated by word or look that
he was Ignorant of the words alluded
to. On referring to the Bible it was
founds that the Third Psalm begins,
"Lord, how are they Increased?"
Worth Her Weight In Buttar.
Curious customs still prevail with
regard to marlrage. In some parts of
Uganda the custom is to offer sis
needles and a pack of India rubber for
a wife. Some of the Kaffirs sacrifice
oxen. The Tartars of Turkestan give
the weight of the prospective wife in
butter. In Kamchatka the price va
ries from one to ten reindeer. Some
savages require a certain amount of
labor. Among the aborigines it Is said
the current rate for a wife is a box
of matches, which prompted a Paris
contemporary to speculate whether one
of the French government boxes would
Light an a Dark Subject.
Caller There's one question I should
like to have answered. When a thought
flashes across the intellect does It 'ef
fect any molecular changes in the cel
lular or muscular tissues composing
the material substance of the cerebral
mass, or does it operate merely in
the realm of the spiritual ego, thereby
leaving no trace subject to detection
or classification in the domain of sub
stantiality? Information Editor (turn
ing again to his desk) There is no pre
mlum on the coin. Chicago Tribune.
This question whether a word
should have its adverbial or its ad
jective form seems to me to have little
to do with the sense. Now, what ii
the difference between talking loud
and talking loudly?"
"No difference," replied the pedagog
ical friend. "But look here. For a
large fee you give legal advice freely,
but you dou't give it free. I think
that will retain you for awhile."
WANT TO BUY
The bait irrigated land, with the beat
water rights, which has produced iom-
nor rmn lor me mat u ytr. hit
- - M. k IUU
-MaoBibie. 'lenna very mi. rur ir-
M.UI..M. nTArma yafv
"rr "Z. - - - mr
Ucnlara write Iaaac Conner, Omaha, NVU.
No. 11 856 am
Ho. I 1028am
No.il 11:25 am
No. 17 3:05 pm
No. 15 SSpm
No. 3 J."pm
No. 21 1140am
No. 19 1120am
No.2J 838 pm
No. 7 25 pm
No. 4 ........
W U D
No 1'..,, ...
No. 10.... ...
No. 22 ,
2:16 p ra
No. 8 6:16 pm
HPALDIXO A ALBIOX.
Xo.77msd. d 720am
No.29paa ..d 7:00 pm
No.aOpaa ..a 1:10 pm
No. 78 mxd..a6:l0 pm
No.79mxd..d 6:00 am
No.Slpaa ..d 1:30 pm
Daily except Sunday. s
No. 1, 2, 7 and 8 are extra fare trains.
No. 4. 5. U and 14 are local pamengwa.
No. 58 and Mar local freight.
No. aad IS are mail traiaa onlr.
No. 14 das in Omaha 4:45 p. m.
Mo. Sao in Omaha 5:00 p.m.
C. I. t .
Na.S2.Paat. (daily ex. Saaday) laTe....725s m
No. 3S, Pit. & Ac (d'jr ex. Satarday ) lv.5ee p m
No. 21. Paaa. (daily ex. Sanaa) arriTa..fc20 p m
No. It, Frt. & Ae. (d'y ex. Sunday) ar. ..6:15 a m
From the Joaraal.
Geo. Palaseteer, a former business man
of this place, waa greeting some of his
HowaUs frieade laat Saturday, having
stopped off oa hie way from bis present
hoaaa at.Texko. New Mexico, enroute to
hia old hoaae at Oreetoo. He tells us
that the dry weather ruined most of tbe
crops in New Mexico, as well as in parts
of Texaa last year, and that as a result
there haa been quite a fall in real estate
Rudolph AUey, a pioneer settler of
Maple Creek precinct, departed this life
at Schuyler on Tuesday. For a number
of'yeara the deceased has been making
hia home in that city with one of hia
daughters, Mn. M. Becker. For a year
paat hia health has been gradually fail-.
isg, and tbe grim messenger came not
unexpected. Rudolph Abley was a na
tive of Germany, in which country be
waa born nearly eighty years ago.
When a young man he came to America
settling in the far south, and for years
worked on the boats that plied up and
down tbe lower Miviesippi. From there
he came to Colfax county in 1870, or ror
ty-one years ago, which means that a
little more tbandf of bis life was spent
within the bordffs or this county. It
waa only a few years after he took up
hia residence here that his wire was call
ed to the better world, and then came
the hard years that all tbe old-timers
experienced. Through it all he wan
both father and mother to his children,
a helpful, tender, christian parent to
whom no sacrifice was too great if made
for the welfare or his loved ones. He
was among one or the first men we learn
ed to know ae a boy, 'and throughout all
the intervening years we have honored
and respected him. It haa been said
thai an honeat man is tbe noblest
work of the Creator such a man was
Rudolph Abley. Ue did hia full share
in the upbuilding of our commonwealth,
waa a good citizen each and every day he
lived in it, was a good neighbor, a most
steadfast friend, and a model parent.
From the Sisnal. ,
Mrs Max Bruckner entered tbe Col
umbus hospital Wednesday and expects
to submit to an operation in a few days
for an ailment which has caused her
much trouble for some time.
We made mention h few weeks' ago or
the critical illness or Mrs. P. F. Doo.ly
at her borne in Cheyenne. Word haa
sinced reached us that Mrs. Doody's
condition is somewhat improved, but
that she is not entirely out or danger,
and that Mr. Doody is a patient in a
sanitarium at that place, suffering from
a serious attack of liver trouble and
other complications. We sympathize
with the good family in there misfor
tunes. Surrounded by five or their sons and
one daughter, twenty-nine grand child
ren and one great grand child, Mr. and
Mrs. Christopher Handing celebrated
their golden wedding at their home near
Oreston last Monday. The wedding
vowa were renewed at St. Mary's church
during tbe High Nuptial Mass, at 10
o'clock. A large number of people were
in attendance at the church during the
ceremony. After the services tbe couple
repaired to their home for the great cele
brationofthe day. All of their rela
tives and most intimate friends were
For some time it had been talked
around town that A. G. Parker, tbeU.
P. agent here, would quit tbe job unless
tbe company would furnish a helper.
Monday evening Mr. B. M. Buskirk,
from Miller, Neb., arrived and Tuesday
morning the business waa turned over to
him, Mr. Parker retiring. There is no
question about there being more work at
tbe Platte Center depot than one man
can do and do it right. Mr. Parker has
been here over seven years, and has been
a faithful servant for the company and
haa given satisfaction to tbe public, and
they regret that be is compelled to quit.
FOR BALD HEADS.
A Treatment That Costs Nothing
if it 'Fails.
We want you to try three large bottles
of Rexall iH Hair Tonic on our per
sonal guarantee thai the trial will not
cost you a penny it it does not give you
absolute satisfaction. That's proof of
our faith in this remedy, and it should
indisputably demonstrate that we know
what we are talking about when we Bay
that Rexall "93" Hair Tonio will grow
hair on bahl heads, except where bald
ness haa been of such long duration that
tbe roots of the hair are entirely dead,
the follicles closed and grown over, and
the scalp is glazed.
Remember, we are basing our state
ments upon what has already been
accomplished by tbe use of Rexall "93"
Hair Tonic, and we have the right to
assume that what it has done for thous
ands of others it will do for yon. In any
event you cannot lose anything by giv
ing it a trial on our liberal guarantee.
Two sizes, 50c and 9100. Remember,
you can obtain Kexall Remedies in tbia
community only at our store the Rexall
atore. Pollock & Oo.. corner 13tb and
Saving produces a peace of mind un
known to him who in time of misfor
tune must depend on the bounty of bis
friends. Determine to save, for will
power Is tbe prime essential. Deposit
regularly. Lay aside some portion of
each week's or month's income. De
posit extra and unexpected receipts.
Werse Than Hard Word.
"Why did you Idll your parrot? The
poor bird meant nothing by its pro
fanity." "I could stand Its profanity, but it
learned to Imitate the lawn mower last
summer." Washington Herald.
Prayer carries us halfway to God,
fasting brings us to the door of his
palace, and almsgiving procures us ad
and wholesome than the ready
made f oaad at the shop or grocery.
ROYAL BAKIMO POWDER CO., NEW YOB.
ALL OF ONE NAME.
80 Thsy Had to Tag Each ef tha Many
Perhaps no community more care
fully and frequently set forth Its er
ratic fancy than did tbe early settlers
of Xarragausett, IL I., of whom W. B.
Weeden tells In "Early Ithode Island."
Thefe were so many of one name that
the bearer must have a descriptive
prefix lest he be lost In a concordant
multitude. Mr. Updike cites thirty
two Tom Hazards living at one time
and thus Illustrates a few:
College Tom, because be had been at
college. Bedford Tom was bis son and
lived at Xew Bedford. Barley Tom,
because be boasted how much liarley
he raised from an acre; Virginia Tom,
because he married a wife there; Lit
tle Xeck Tom, from the farm of that
name; Nailer Tom. tbe blacksmith;
Fiddle Head Tom, an obvious resem
blance; Pistol Tom, wounded by an
explosion of that arm; Young Pistol
Tom. his son; Short Stephen's Tom,
the father low, against Loug Stephen's
Tom, the father tall; Tailor Tom needs
The Georges were not so numerous,
but they were distinguished as Beach
Bird George, of little leys; Shoestring
George, an opponent of buckles; Wig
George, Dr. George and Governor
Long before the devolution a young
printer in PhilauVlpliiu when In bad
taken off bis working apron at uight
used to sit poring over his dozen of old
volumes by firelight. He soon knew
them by heart and hungered for more.
But books were costly, and he bad but
little money. He had eight or ten
oroides, young mun who. like himself,
were eager for knowledge; Ranging
bis books on a shelf, he invited his
friends to do tbe same, that earn of
them might have the benefit of them
nil. Ben Franklin thus laid the foun
dation of the first circulating library In
"My son." said Harker as In pointed
to the Ivy in front of the co;ta-. "al
ways lie like th( vine cilmli."
The little boy was thoughtful.
"1 don't think I'd want to be like that
vine," he responded seriously.
"And why not. Tommy':"
'"Cause If 1 was I'd Ijj a imreb
climber." Chicago News.
The Only Time.
Thomas Dad. when is the freedom
of the city given to a man? Dad
When his wife goes to the country for
the summer. Harper's Bazar.
Every age has Its problem, by solv
ing which humanity is belficd forward.
To California and the
Low One Way Coloniat Rates
March 10. to April 10, 1911
Standard Road of the Wert
ELECTRIC BLOCK SIGNALS
DUSTLESS, PERFECT TRACK
EXCELLENT DINING CARS
For literature and information relative to fare?, routes, etc ,
call on or address
ELLIS G. BROWN, Agent,
wOL fhe loo Is Haer,
more tasty; clesjaly
A LIFE FOR A LIFE.
Cheerful New Guinea Custem Whieh
CauMs Fraqusnt Murders.
Everywhere In New Guinea the
traveler is continually brought face to
face with death, and the natives are
devoid of the slightest pity or respect
for the dead or dying, although after
a death they will often wall aad
mourn for a considerable time
Murder is an everyday occurrence,
and nothing could be worse than the
morals of the natives. In fact, they
have none. They thieve and lie with
a persistence and cunning which are
The Papuans have a cheerful cus
tom which demands a life for a life.
Should nny one die at the first oppor
tunity they kill some one they are not
very particular whom to make up for
It "While we were at Humbokl
bay," says Professor Pratt In the Wide
World Magazine, "a Malay died of
dropsy. He was the first Malay who
had ever come to that part, and the
Papuans greatly respected him.
"'Very well,' they said, we mast
shoot n Malay with our bows aad ar
rows to pay for his death.' And soon
er or later some innocent person would
be killed to square the account, when
everybody except, presumably; the
victim's friends would be satiafled."
"Mr. Chairman." said the new
ber of the literary dub, "I move ye.
"I rise to a point of order. Mr. C lalr
man." interrupted ono of the other
"State your point of order."
"Tbe gentleman says 'I move you.'
It is not only out of order but utterly
absurd, for aman of 114 pounds to talk
of moving a chairman who weighs
"The point is well takenl" roared the
presiding oflicer. bringing his gravel
down with a resounding thud. "The
gentleman will merely movtf or take
his seat!" Chicago Tribune.
A cent Is a little thing, but In the ag
gregate it Is mighty. Welpeak of tha
"copper cent." but it is not eatlrely
copper. Its composition is 95 per cent
ropner. 3 per cent tin and 2 per ceHt
ziuc. That alloy Is In reality bronze,
and the official name of tbe cent Is
"bronze." There used to be a copper
cent, but an act discontinuing Its coin
age was passed In 1857. For seven
years (1857-G1) we had a nickel cent
and up to 1857 a copper half cent.
Tha Joke en Her.
"I suppose being the wife of a hu
morist Is a continuous joke." said hex
"Yes." she sadly sighed. looking at
ber faded and old fashioned gowB,
"aud It's on me." Exchange.
Powered by Open ONI