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Leaves 12:10 p. m.
Leaves from Coal Chute.
2 .... Overland Lltn lted .
4 Atlantic Express..
6 Oregon Express...
8... Los Angeles Limited
J William P. AUgood, of Peru, and
Wanda E. Jacobs, of Humphrey, were
married at the office of County Judge
Judge Ratterman performed a mar
riage ceremony this morning for And
rew Johnson, of York, and Nita F.
Zellar, of Sargeant.
Gus Plath and Mrs. Plath arrived
in the city last evening from Ger
many, where they have been for the
past several months.
5:26 p. m
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6:16 n. in
10... China & Japan Mall 3:12 p. m
12 Denver Special... 6:30 a. m
14 Colorado Special.. 10:28 p. m
16 Colorado Express.. 2:16 p. m
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22 'North Platte Local. 1:00 p. m
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Leaves 1:20 p. m.
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E. G. BROWN.
A. R. M'KEEN.
Assistant Ticket Agent.
No. 22. Pasa (dally ex. Sun) lv..7:25 a. m
No. 32. Frt. Ac. (d'y ex Sat.) lv 5:00 p. m
No. 21. Pass, (dally ex. Sun) ar.9:00 p. m
No. 31. Frt. Ac (d'yexSun) ar6:45 a. m
Frank Echols peddles bills.
Dr. E. H. Naumann, dentist.
Dr. L. P. Carstensen, veterinarian.
Dr. Vallier, Osteopath, Barber Block.
Dr. W. II. Slater, veterinary. Both
Car of Cobs for Kindling. Tele
phone Hord Grain Co.
Earl LaViolette was a Columbus
visitor a few days this week.
Dr. W. R. Neumarker Office with
Dr. C. D. Evans. West side Park.
The very best life Insurance. Tbats
all. See Mr. Shoemaker, agent for
New York life.
Now is the time to prepare for next
winter by arranging for your supply
of coal, and Hoagland's is the place to
Columbus property or equity want
ed in exchange for four room house,
barn, and fire acres of laud near de
pot in Oconee. Ind. phone 1422.
Miss Fannie Wright, who had been
visiting her friend, Miss Georgia
Boone, for several days, returned to
her home in David City Saturday.
Mrs. Loshbaugh's division of the
Ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist
church will serve tea in the church
parlors next Wednesday atfernoon.
E. B. Feaster returned this morn
ing from Chicago, Detroit and Lans
ing, Michigan, where he had been vis
iting some of the big automobile fac
tories. E. N. Waide returned home Friday
from Cheyenne county, Kansas, where
he had been harvesting his wheat
crop. He reports that he had a very
fair yield of wheat, and that he will
make a fair return on the money invested.
Roy Chittick, the popular center
fielder of the Columbus team last sea
son, arrived in the city Monday morn
ing to resume his old place on the
team. He has not been playing ball
this season, but his return to the lea
gue and the old team will be hailed
with delight by Columbus people. He
will play his initial game this after
noon against Grand Island.
Next Saturday evening is the time
and Platte Center is the place where
the Platte county automobile associa
tion will hold its next meeting. At
that time it is expected to perfect a
permanent organization. President
Feaster, who has just returned from
the east, is now more enthusiastic
than ever, and everyone who is inter
ested in the subject will do well to
turn out to the meeting Saturday
Fifteen years ago the 3d day of
July of group of young men of the
Duncan neighborhood got together and
organized what afterwards became
famous as the Swiss band. Of late
years this band has not been very ac
tive, but once each year all the mem
bers get together and have a grand
reunion. This year the reunion was
held at the home of E. J. Ernst, the
occasion being last Sunday, and every
member of the original band was pre
sent. There are few things that give
a person more real pleasure than to
meet with the associates of bygone
times and talk over the things that
have happened in the long ago, and
the Swiss band is no exception. All
reports indicate that they enjoyed the
reunion to the fullest extent.
The Columbus team has not been
stirring things to a very great pitch
of excitement the past week. Two
days, Sunday and Tuesday, no games
were played by them on account of
rain. Monday a double-header was
played at Kearney, of which we lost
both ends the first one by a score of
two to one. and the second by five to
two. The latest change in the per
sonnel of the team is the release of
Weisenberger and the substitution of
Roy Chittick to his old place in cen
ter field. This move meets with the
hearty approval of practically all the
fans in the city.
Columbus is now at home for a ser
ies of twelve games, three games each
with Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings
In the precentage column Columbus
still holds the second place from the
bottom, with York forming a comfort
able cushion underneath.
The following is the table as pub
lished this morning:
I Fremont 36
Grand Island 35
FOLEY'S HONEY AND TAR COM
POUND. Is effective for coughs and colds In
either children or grown persons. No
opiates, no harmful drugs. In the yel
low package. Refuse substitutes.
For sale by all druggists.
Methodist Church Notes.
Our Sunday School begins at 10 a.
m. At 11 a. m. Dr. C. N. Dawson,
of Omaha, will preach, and give an
address at 8 p. m. on the Methodist
hospital. Don't miss hearing him.
Epworth League at 7 p. m. Leader
is Miss Mary Wilson. All church
members whose pastors are on vaca
tion are invited to worshipwith"us.
Chas. W. Ray, Pastor.
The new automobile chemical and
hose wagon which was purchased by
the city for the use of the fire depart
ment last spring is somewhere on the
road between here and Columbus,
Ohio, Chief Galley having received
the bill of lading stating that it had
been shipped from there last Tuesday
by way of St. Louis and Omaha.
During the past week the fire com
mittee of the city council has gone to
each of the several automobile houses
in the city to solicit bids for the
housing, running and caring for the
machine, the contract finally being let
to Max Gottberg, whose bid was five
dollars a month for storage, seventy
five cents an hour or fraction there of
for running, and one dollar for clean
ing the machine each time. The
chief has detailed two men from each
of the four fire companies in the city
to act as a chemical company, but a
separate company will not be organiz
ed at the present time. The new ap
paratus is equipped to carry one
thousand feet of fire service hose, and
the hose from the cart of Hose Com
pany No. 1 will probably be used for
this purj)ose. There is also consider
able talk of redistricting the city into
seven fire distrticts, instead of the
present four districts, and the fire
committee of the council and the offi
cers of the department have been
working on a feasible plan of making
the new districts. Then the plan will
probably be presented to the council
at an early meeting for ratification.
We had a good rain last Saturday
night. Still seems dry in this part
of the country.
Edward Holman is quite busy
threshing what little' was left by the
A little baby boy came to stay at
the home of Adolf Henkes last week.
Quite a number of people attended
the Missionary Festival at Leigh last
Sunday. It was well attended and
they collected $182 for the mission
Adolf Marty shipped hogs to South
Omaha last week.
Rudolf Jenny, Adolf Marty and
Henry Brock autoed to Stanton county
last week, making the trip and back
in two hours.
Fred Jenny had the misfortune
while autoing to Leigh to overheat his
engine, melting and cracking it badly.
He now has it in the garage awaiting
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moeller went
to Columbus Friday on business.
Mrs. Herman Johannes is still quite
There was a datae at Rudolf Wur
deman's Saturday evening, which was
well attended and a good time was re
ported by all.
Henry Moeller went fishing last
week in the Elkhorn.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Marty visited at
Henry Brock, Jr. 's, last Sunday.
Henry Brock, Sr., was quite sick
last week, but has recovered nicely
The following poultry market is re
ported on July 19, 1911. Prices sub
ject to change:
Hens, per lb 8
Old Roosters 3
Spring Chickens, per lb 12
Butter, per lb 14-20
Eggs, per dozen 10
Stock and Grain Market
Wheat, per bu 73
White corn, per bu 53
Yellow and mixed corn 53
Oats, per bu 37
Hogs, per 100 lbs $5.75 $5.90
The principal of construction in the Underwood was
found first in the Underwood, and every typewriter seeking
business in the same field with the Underwood which
has been put on the market since the advent of the Under
wood, has been an imitation of, and in general appearance
like, the Underwood.
The last "Blind" advocates of importance have now
fallen into line, and there is not to-day a single "blind
writing" typewriter actively on this market. Recall all
the arguments you have heard in past years by Underwood
opposition, and you will realize what an advance agent of
progress the Underwood has been; then bear in mind that
the Underwood was the first fully "visible," has had tim
to develope and improve, and is to-day the most perfect
Showers are light ones.
We are at midsummer.
Sales and shows and everybody goes.
Tell us the local you know and a
Advertise in the Tribune-Journal
and make your business go.
Mrs. John Rendall, of Shell Creek,
was in our village Saturday.
Mr. Will, Jr., attended the dance
in Schuyler Saturday night.
George Engle, of Shell Creek, was
a moving medium in our village Thurs
day. Mrs. L. Luschi and children eniov-
ed the hospitality of Mr. and Mrs.
Fritz Settgast Sunday.
Frank Stevenson is reported on the
Tom Stellman and Bruno Luschi
wree in Cedar Rapids Monday on land
Mike Cassin, of Columbus, was out
Tuesday and purchased a fine bunch
of fat cattle from several of our farm
es. Miss Lottie Keller has returned
from a four months stay with relatives
J. J. Hanssen is enjoying a visit
from a brother, rho came out from
Illinois last week.
Ward Stevenson has been ill at the
home of M. C. Stevenson, of Colum
bus, with a bad case of blood poison
ing in his right foot the past week.
John Bell has purchased the old
Wm. Bucher eighty acres north of
town for the sum of $135 per acre.
Frank Fendrick unloaded a new
Rum ley threshing outfit here Satur
day, and expects to make the straw
The shower of Sunday afternoon
stopped a game of ball here between
the Shell Creek boys and the Rich
Rev. George Ring delivered an ex
cellent sermon here Sunday after
noon. Adam Smith, Jr., and family com
muned with John Klug and family on
Felix Luschi has no luck fishing in
Shell Creek. He fished from six a.
m. to 10 p. m. one day and only
caught a crab.
A newspaper is like a man be
cause generally it reflects some man,
and as a man, it should be judged on
the whole. No man lives a perfect
life; no editor prints a perfect paper.
If an editor is honest he is bound to
offend some one everyday of his life.
If he doesn't offend some one he is
nambypamby and flabby. The same
is true of the average man. A news
paper is bound to make mistakes.
In getting news it must necessarily
take hearsay. But if in the long run,
week after week, and year after year,
a paper stands for decency, for honest
thinking and clean living, if it speaks
fair for those who are trying to do
good and condemns sneaks and cheats,
then it isa good paper.
The Best Road Material.
One of the best posted road experts
in the grain belt when asked as to
the best building material for roads
made the rather unexpected reply:
"Enthusiasm." Being pressed for
an explanation he declared that even
where the best materials lie close at
hand and where the cost of building
and maintaining roads is small, it is
impossible to get anything done un
til the people become enthusiastic
over the question of good roads.
More progress has been made in
road building in such states as Iowa,
Missouri and Illinois in the past two
or three years than in the ten years
preceding. Not because new road
building materials have been discov
ered or because the cost of road
building has lessened, but because the
enthusiasm of the people has at last
been aroused. Next to enthusiasm
the important question is that of local
materials. Mr. T. H. McDonald,
of the Iowa State Highway Com
mission, is authority for the state
ment that in his state fully 50 per
cent of the public highway could be
put in splendid condition with local
materials, by which he means materials
within easy hauling distance. There
is an all too too general impression
that to secure a good, permanent high
way it is necessary to send some dis
tance and secure material which can
not be had locally. Mr. McDonald,
from long experience, is convinced
that the road problem is much sim
pler than many people are inclined to
think. If the people of the different
states will simply utilize the road
building material which lies near at
hand the situation could be improved
immensely and at a much smaller cost
than is generally supposed.
Illinois is doing considerable to
solve the road building problem and
at the same time the problem of keep
ing its convicts employed at non-competitive
work. Under proper restric
tions the state will furnish free crush
ed rock to any township which will
use it for road building. The rock is
quarried and crushed by the convicts
confined iu the state penitentiaries.
In performing this labor the prisoners
do not enter into competition with the
free workingman, but at the same
time they aid the state in securing a
system of permanent highways which
must inevitably increase the agricult
ural profits and lessen the disadvanta
ges and discomforts of farm life in the
In every case and in every state.
however, the situation resolves itself
back to the condition which the expert
above quoted had in mind when he de
clared that enthusiasm is the chief
building material. Before anything
can be done the people must be awak
ened. After that comes the question
of material and of supervision, but en
thusiasm is the foundation in every in
stance. The Iowa Homestead.
is the start towards
auoum oe Dome in minu that saving money
wealth. Every man
Get rich, but everyone can save something. No matter how small
your income may be, if you make up your mind to lay up a part of
your earnings every week, it mav
And then rain some more, but with a snug little sum to your credit in
the bank, you can laugh at hard times and poverty. While the Sun
of Prosperity is shining, is the time to save for the rainy days that
Bound to come. We can help you save: our Savings Department does
the business. $1.00 will start an account at
The First National Bank
The Oldest and Largest National Bank in Platte County
ing Goods ....
RELIABLE GOODS AT RIGHT PRICES
405 11th Street
"The Machine Yon Will Eventually Bay"
UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITER COMPANY
1621 Farnam Street
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
Sealed proposals will be received
by the secretary of the Board of Edu
cation of the City of Columbus, Nebr
aska, on or before 7:30 p. m. of July
22, 1911, for the construction of a
frame school house, to be erected
three miles north and one and one-half
miles east of the city of Columbus.
Proposals to be considered must be
accompanied by a certified check equal
to three per cent of the bid.
Plans and specicfiations for said
work may be seen at the office of
Wurdeman & Grabe, architects, Col
The board reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids.
DR. E. H. NAUMANN,
THOSE WHO TAKE FOLEY KIDNEY
For their kidney and bladder ail
ments, and for annoying urinary Ir
regularities are always grateful both
for the quick and permanent relief
they afford, and for their tonic and
strengthening effect as welL Try
Foley Kidney Pills. For sale by all
Columbus Stockhoders, Notice.
The International Asbestos Com
pany, of Wyoming, declared their se
cond dividend Sunday last, July 16th,
at which time their stock went to par
$1.00 per share. Messrs. Seymore
and Jones, state agents, for this suc
cessful asbestos company, are in Col
umbus at the Thurston Hotel, and will
remain until Monday next. Colum
bus people who might be interested
are requested to call any day or even
ing at the Hotel Thurston, and see the
aslestos samples and the manufactur
A small reservation of treasury
shares fully paid and non-assessable
remain for sale in Columbus until
Monday at the special price of fifty
cents per share, no matter how small
the quantity or upon what payments
the purchase is made. This company
will stand the most rigid investiga
tion, such as mercantile references,
Dunn and Bradstreet, First National
Bank of Denver. Mr. Beeler was for
eight years state geologist of Wyo
ming, and thousands of prominent
persons in our state will give refer
ence to tms asoestos company, wmen
is the only one producing this staple
commodity in commercial quantites in
the United States. Our Mr. Chas.
L. Dickey, of Columbus, will repre
sent this company's interest in Colum
For those that are unable to call can
telephone or write to Mr. Dickey im
mediately, who will be pleased to
send free and prepaid of all charges
samples of the asbestos and literature
explaining the entire proposition.
HAVE YOUR TICKET READ "BURLINGTON"
WHEN YOU GO WEST
IN THROUGH SLEEPERS
EVERY DAY TO LOS ANGELES.
Through tourist sleepers via Denver, Scenic Colorado and Salt Lake Route;
personally conducted Tuesdays and Kridays.
EVERY DAY TO SAN FRANCISCO.
Daily through tourist and standard sleepers, just inaugurated via Dever,
Scenic Colorado and the Western Pacific I Railway.
Daily through standard sleeper via Denver, Scenic Colorado and the South
ern Pacific Kailroad.
Daily tourist sleeper service to San Francisco via Scenic ( 'olorado; and per
sonally conducted tourist sleeper excursions every Thursday and Sunday
to San Francisco and Los Angeles via the coast line of Southern Pacific.
EVERY DAY TO SEATTLE AND PORTLAND.
Complete through trains of chair cars, diners, standard and tourist sleepers,
via Billings and Great Northern and Northern Pacific roads; observation
cars on both through trains.
Please get in touch with the undersigned and let us
show you the convenience of Burlington through service
to and from the coast.
L. F. RECTOR, TICKET AGENT, Columbus, Nebr.
L. W. WAKELY, General Passenger Agent,
C. N. McELFRESH
Post Office Block
COLUMBUS, - NEBRASKA
Sealed bids will lie rect-lvwl at t!ieoMr.if
the County Judge or l'luitc county. Nebraska,
at Columbia, on or Iwfort I- o'clock noon of
AtiL'ust 21st. Wll. for the Krrnlinjr awl improve
ment of the following described roads or
Platte county, to-wlt:
Commencing at the southeast corner of tin
Southwest quarter or the Southwest quarter.
Section l Township ) north. Itanire 1 east
ini ninninc o:ist one and one quarter mils.
ALso commencing at the southea-st corner
Section 1H. Township 20 north. Kanire I east
and running south about I'M reet. Alsoe.im
nieneinjr near the .southwest corner or the
Northwest nuarterof the Northwest quarter.
Section 18. Township 20 north. KaiiKe 1 east
rtn.l nmnin.- north about I70U feet. Also coni-
menciiiK at the northwest corner or Section
18 Township 20 north, IfcinKe 1 east and run
nint: west one-hair mile, aeeordimr to the plans,
profiles, sketches' and specifications on Hie at
theofflceof the County Clerk of said county
The successful bidder is required to five irood
and sufficient bond for the faithful perform
ance of his contract.
The Hoard of Supervisors reserves the mint
to reject any and all bids.
By order or the Board of faueJs.rs.
Dated at Columbus. Nebraska, this 10th day
of July, 1911.
For Sale A lot of second hand
white pine, 2x6, 2x8, and 2x12, In
different lengths, almost clear, at $30
per M. Also about 10,000 second
hand brick, at five dollars per M, out
of the old Clear Creek mill, all in
god shape. James T. Bonner, Ind.
phone H-21. 153
Dre. Matzen & Snyder, dentists, Co
Ladies wishing to do plain sewing
at home address D. Cook, city, i
will call and explain.
Adlerika, the appendicits and stom
ach remedy. Backed by sworn
proofs of cures. Get a book free at
TURN ON THE WATER
in the bathroom after we have pro
nounced it all right. There will !.
no danger of leaks or any waiting
A MODERN BATHROOM
put in by real sanitary plumbers
will save its coats in doctor's bills
every year. Let's put one in for
you while you are renovating your
house this Spring.
A. DUSSELL & SON
Charles H. Campbell, M. D.
EYK, KAK, NONE and THROAT
Both Phonks COLUMBUS, NEB.
$100.00 Mured on a piano
if you buy at Pkrescott Music
Co's. sale now on at 517
11th street, in old Turner
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to extend our sincere and
heartfelt thanks to our many kind
friends and neighbors who, by word
or deed gave us their help during the
sickness and death of our beloved wife
Henry Kluever and Family.
Dreams and Facts.
We never have a fantasy so subtle
and ethereal but that talent merely,
with more resolution and faithful per
sistency, after a thousand failures.
Blight fix and engrave it In distinct
and enduring words, and we should
see that our dreams are the aolldest1
W. M. CORNELIUS
Commercial Bank Building
COLUMBUS, - NEBRASKA
DR.-F. H. MORROW
Physician and Surgeon
Office New Luschea BiiiMiBf
fact that we know. Thoreau.
Bell Phone Red 12
Ind. Phone 12