WEDNEiDAY. JAN. 15, 1879.
Communications to lnurc insertion
in the next issue, should be in hand on
Mondavg; if lengthy, on Thursdays
preceding issue-day. Advertisements,
of whatever clas, should be In baud by
Advertisements under tills head 15
cts. a line fint insertion, 10 cts. a line
each bubjeouent insertion.
Masquerade ball to-night.
Fresh butter and eggs at Eimer's
"Economv is calculation realiz
ed." The addition to the Tattersall is
The Loup river was "lined" with
ekaters last Sunday.
No business before Police Judge
McAllister this week.
--Anderson shipped four car
loads of hogs cast yesterday.
N. Millet, Esq., is at Lincoln in
attendance on the U. S. Court.
A. M. Poet, Esq., goes to Lin
colu to attend court this week.
E. A. Gerrard has invented a
window-stop which is a success.
Freeh milch cow, five years old,
for sale. Inquire of J. E. North.
Edwin Iloarc lost last week, by
dry murrain the be6t cow he had.
The new band instruments were
shipped from Chicago on the 10th.
"Walter Phillips is off on a visit
to his friends in the Elkhoru valley.
Col. Whitmoycr rejoices in an
accession to hid household. It is a
J. N. Taylor is filling up the
low plicc iu front of his lumber
Good house for sale cheap. In
quire of George X. Dcrry, Nebras
The German Theatre at the
Opcia House last night was well
IJansdnll & Smith have been
doing a killing business in the
Hon. T. C. Ryan will accept our
thanks for special favors from the
Dr. John S. Christen, former
ly of thi city, has located at Omaha.
Success to him.
Sociable at Rev. J. A. Heed's
Friday evening. A general invita
tion is extended.
Cioicj Missouri Sorghum syrup
best out, at Iiullard & Smith's
T. II. Sanders, of the Clothcr
Ilouee, returned Sabbath from his
homo near Schuyler.
Mrs. J. E. North was very sick
la-t week, but on Monday last wa
reported much better.
They had a full house at the
revival meeting in the M.E. Church
l'ist Sabbath evening.
Mr. I'ostle has started back to
Illinois lor more horses, which he
intends for this market.
Foit Sai.k. One good cow and
two yearling steers. Inquire of F.
D. Hardy, or at this office.
Thanks to Hon.Thos. J. Majors
for a copy of the If ecord, containing
Senator Christiaucy's speech.
Twenty-two wagons obstructed
the street in front of Tiffany &
Itoutson's stable Motiday night.
Clark Cooncey and Win. Davis,
formerly of this county talk of open
ing a store in Genoa this spring.
Allen Vincent, one of Rutlcr t
county's staunch farmers, renews
his subscription to the Jouicnal.
The place to find out how much
disinterested bcuevolencc there is
in mankind is at a good, first-class
Henry Rros. shipped two car
loads of fat hogs to Omaha last
week. S. O. Raymond made the
I). I). "Wadsworth has purchas
ed the new brick building erected
by Dr. Ilcintz, last summer, on 11th
Rev. J. A. Hood of Schuyler
was in the city on business Mon
dav. He is looking in excellent
Among the ministers and
church-going people the week of
prayer was faithfully observed in
A. E. Sage and family start
Friday next to visit friends in Iowa,
and expect to bo absent four or
The Knights of Honor were not
installed in this city on last Friday
evening, as stated in the Era's blun
Jno. S. Miller of the Omaha
JVeiM called on us yesterday. He is
representing one of the best papers
in the west.
Miss Beatrice O'Callahan ex-
pects to leave the city next mouth
for Canada, where she will complete
7-Our Wattsville letter arrived
too late for publication last week,
but will be found to contain some
items of interest.
Some splendid ice has been put
up here in the last two weeks clear
and pure, and from fourteen to
eighteen inches thick.
George Riedcr is making im
provements in the rear of his store.
He is fitting up rooms for his family
where he purposes keeping honse.
Fob. Sale. West End Lumber
Yard, Central City, Neb. Terms
easy. There is money in it. Eu
quire of A. Henry, Columbus, or of
C. G. WHlmjn, Central Citv.
John Rickly is anxious to have
his shovel and saws and picks that
he advertised as loaned and not
Florian natz has purchased J.
E. Bonn's interest in their store, and
has moved into the Haney building
on 11th street.
Mrs. G. Kramer of Kearney ar
rived in the city laBt "Wednesday,
and with M. Kramer 6tarted for
Chicago on Thursday.
"A glimpse of Heaven and a
peep Into Hell" is to be Rev. Sher
man's subject at the Congregational
church next Sunday evening.
Jno. R. Miller from Polk coun
ty was arrested Saturday evening
for intoxication and fined $1 and
costs. Ho paid it and went his
Hon. Loran Clark, of Albion,
has been appointed foreman of the
grand jury of the United States
District Court, now iu session -at
They do say that Jno. Slauffer
pays fiftj' cents a piece for raw
pig's feet at least he paid that
much for one. Brodfcuhrcr or
Pohl can tell all about it.
P. H. GrifHn distributed last
week a large number of copies of
the Irish World, containing, among
other things, a very fanciful sketch
of Grant as supposed Dictator in
--Clark Cooncey returned from
Lincoln last Friday. He was in
formed that no "timber" cases would
be tried in the U. S. Court at this
session, but have been deferred till
the March term.
There was no Knights of Honor
lodge established at Xeligh, as stat
ed in the last Era. Off again. It
should be a little more careful in
stealing from the Journal, and
read it correctly.
C. H. Lee, of Silver Creek, call
ed at the Journal office Friday. He
reports business at that point as
lively and improving. The bridge
across the Loup iu that vicinity has
brought considerable trade from the
From the Omaha Republican
we learn that the John Compton
case was taken up on Monday at
Lincoln. About twenty-three wit
nesses for the prosecution will be
examined, and it is expected that
the trial will last four days.
Arrangements will prohibly be
made between Craig & Clark (owu
crs of the Township Farm near Mad
ison) and Father Ambrose and B.
Sclu cuder, whereby the latter will
colonize as much of the same as pos
sible within the next two years.
O. P. Reed is canvassing for a
hitorical work called "The Foot
pi luts of Time," by Chas. Bancroft.
We have seen, as yet, only specimen
pqges of the book, but they arc
good, and the lovers of history will
exa'i'iuc the work with pleasure.
Hon. J. T. Clarkson, senator for
this district, has been appointed
chairman of the committee on Ag
riculture, and is a member of the
following other ceinmittces Live
Stock and Grazing Interests, Judi
ciary, Internal Improvements and
Two of our townsmen are think
ing of making a visit to the old
country, Herman Oehlrich, who
goes to Hamburg, Ilolstein; and
Geo. Wandel toStutgard, Wurten
burg. They will make a summer
visit, starting from heic about the
first ot May.
Mr. Giddiugs, engineer of the
Atchison and Nebraska R. R. Co.,
arrived in the city Saturday. The
preliminary survey of the route for
the new road from Firth to Colum
bus has been completed, the line
crossing the Platte, a little below
the mouth of the Loupe.
We overheard a fanner the
other day say to one of our dealers,
who refused to give him "time" on
some goods, "a man in business is
never in need of money," and wc
arc informed that the same opinion
prevails with a great number of
people. Strange, isn't it?
Louis Kramer and Barney
Bevcr&tock of this place, and Carl
Kramer, brother of Louis, are to
take charge of the new dry-goods
store at North Platte. They are
clever gcutlemen, and wc commend
them to the citizens of North Platte
as worthy their best regard.
James Cady, an old acquaint
ance and friend, now of Boston, was
iu the city Friday and part of Sat
urday. We were sorry to know
that he was quite indisposed, bu he
struck out ou Saturday for the
west, where his business pressed
him to go. Our best wishes for
improved health go with him.
S. N. Weudelboc, who lives in
Polk county at the foot of the bluffs,
and is well known to many of our
citizens, and respected for good
qualities, has leased his farm for a
term of five years, to Emil Hassel
back, his brother-in-law, and will
return to Denmark, his former
home. For some unknown reason
his family have not had good health.
Startling exigencies discover
and bring out what there is in man.
"When an individual wakes up at
night with the shelves of- the store
tumbling about his head and the
same ou fire, he thinks quick, and if
at such a time he carries a kitten
out of the fire and danger, it show6
that he has other thoughts than of
E. "Weinscheuck, who conducts
the Kramer dry-goods store at Sil
ver Creek, spent the Sabbath in the
Go to S. T. Hill's to get your
watches, clocks and jewelry repair
ed. Store with C. L. Hill's book
store on Olive street.
S. E. Phillips, formerly of this
place, lately of Rising, has sold his
business there and returned to Co
lumbus, where he will take a rest
George Derry remarks that he
never knew hens that were euler
prising enough to lay eggs when
they were selling at twenty -five
cents a dozen.
J. E. North received a letter
from Lute since his departure, say
ing that the cattle at the rauche on
the Dismal are doing finch', and no
trouble from Indians.
At Jos. Rosuo's sale on Wed
nesday last, cows brought from $24
to $34; two-years-old, $15 to $20;
calves averaged 9 each time, one
year. So 6ays John Huber, the
The M. E. Sabbath School of
this city will give a concert next
Saturday evening in the church at
7 p. m. At the close of the concert
a collection will be taken for the
benefit of the school.
The next term of the District
Court for Platte county will be held
in this city on the 25th day of Feb
ruary, A. D., 1879. Parties having
Parties having business in this court
will take notice accordingly.
There was a large attendance at
the "Literary" last Friday evening
but the debate did not take place,
owing to the illness of the debaters.
It will positively take place next
Friday evening, and a cordial invi
tation is extended to the public.
The Congregational Society of
this city, at a meeting held for that
purpose Inst Thursday evening
elected the following officers: Pres
ident, Rev. E. L. Sherman ; Clerk,
Rev. J. A. Reed ; Trustees, E. M.
Spsirhawk, S. C. Smith, J. H. Reed,
C. G. Hickok, Wm. Foxwcll, J. E.
Tasker and W. T. Rausdell.
Revival meetings will be held
in the M. E. Church of this city
every evening this week, commenc
ing at 7 p. m., Satuiday excepted.
Rev. Dr. Roe of Omaha, is assisting
in the meetings. The public are
cordially invited to attend. Christ
ians of sister churches are especially
requested to participate iu the
Last Suuday, while Mrs. D.
Anderson and her dauglhcr Mrs.
Laura Spielman, were visiting a
sick woman in the northern part of
the city, their horse became fright
ened, broke loose from his anchor,
and scud away, considerably damag
ing the buggy. It was very fortunate
that the Indies were not in the
buggy at the lime.
Dr. Slaughter, the presiding
elder iu this district, while attend
ing a quarterly meeting at David
City last week, was suddenly and
violently attacked with inflamma
tion of the bowels, similar to the
attack which recently cost Hon.
Cyrus Allen his life. Prompt med
ical aid relieved the Dr. temporarily
and he went to his home at Omaha
where he still remains, at last ac
counts, iu a critical condition.
The Columbus Mamucrchor will
give a grand concert and Ball at the
Opera House on the evening of Jan.
30th. Tickets can be had at Brod
feuhrer's jewelry store. The con
certs of the Mamnerchor are always
good, and the public may expect in
this a rich treat. After the concert
will be the Ball, the music for which
will be furnished by the Mienner
chor string Baud. AH lovers of
music and dancing should bu in
"We have received our copy of
Hill's Manual of Business and Social
Forms, from Mr. W. II. Motter, the
agent who has been canvassing in
this vicinity. "We have not had
time for examining the work at
leisure, but its title is a complete
index of its character and contents.
It is a treatise ou the art of penman
ship, on short-hand writing, on letter-writing,
on intercourse on
courtship marriage &c. &c. The
book is printed on heavy, tinted
paper, is neatly bound, and is orna
mental as well as useful. It con
tains, in neat form, a great variety
of useful information, found hereto
fore only in a number of books.
David Anderson informs us
that "Western Nebraska, Colorado,
and a large portion of "Wyoming has
becu covered for weeks with six to
twelve inches of snow ; that the
cattle on the great western ranges
arc already suffering for food, and
especially do they run wild iu search
of water, as the rivers, ponds, lakes,
&c, are all completely frozen over.
Barton, of North Platte, the Schi
dles and other large owners of stock
along the Platte, have their herders
break the ice at various points along
the river, and thus their cattle are,
in a measure, provided with water
enough to satisfy the demands of
nature. Mr. Anderson thinks there
will be a lively demand for fat cat
tle during March, April and May in
the Rocky Mountain region, and
that Nebraska and Kansas will find
a good beef market west between
now and grass. Cattle on the west
ern plains arc accumulating so fast
that large owners of stock told Mr.
A. the feed was becoming poorer
each year, and that heavy snows
and great prairie fires were a great
hindrance to the growth and fatten
ing of their cattlo.
Krause's Hardware Store and Wm.
Lamb's Grocery Burned to
All Praise to the Fire Department and
a still air for Confining the Flames.
Monday morning at 1 o'clock an
alarm of fire was given, and a great
many of the citizens of Columbus
were wakened from their slumbers
to find that the fire was at work on
the hardware store of G. II. Krause
& Sons aud the grocery store of
"Wm. Lambadjoiningiton the south,
both of them south of Bouesteel's
two-story brick building on the
corner of Nebraska Avenue and 13th
street, west side. There was but a
breath of wind, so that the fire de
partment was able to keep it in
check. George Fairchild and Otta
Baker, who slept at Arnold's jewel
ry store on the opposite side of the
street, and who went to bed at 20
minutes after twelve, were awaken
ed by the light at five minutes after
one. Just at that time John Mc
Mahon, night watchman, rushed
around the bank corner, crying
"fire." He says that he first noticed
the light when at Grcisen's, on 11th
street, and thinks that the fire must
have originated iu the hack room of
the Krause building, as he had pass
ed it only a few minutes before, and
had uoliccd nothing cut of the way.
It was but a few minutes alter
citizens and the fire department
reached the spot when the walls of
the Krause building gave way and
the Lamb building was past saving.
Nothing was taken out of the hard
ware store, but a few things were
saved out of the grocery, the safe
being carried into the street un
scathed by the fire. In a few min
utes both buildings were burned
down, and the summer kitchen at
tached to the Bonestccl building,
and the small frame west belonging
to E. A. Gerrard were on fire. The
former was torn down and the lat
ter was flooded with water, and all
but tho rear cud saved. Both fire
companies were promptly on hand
and worked like beavers, under the
general supervision of R. II. Henry,
chief of the department, who re
ceives unbounded praise for his
management. He was ably assisted
by George Clother, foreman of the
Hook & Ladder Co., aud his first
assistant Herman Oehlrich, and Jno.
J. Rickly, 1st assistant foreman of
the Engine Co., who took charge in
the absence of the foreman, and
likewise by George Spooner.
The hardware store building be
longed to Will. II. Winterbotham,
and was insured for $1,000. The
stock of hardware, owned by G. II.
Krause & Sons, estimated to be
worth $6,000, was insured to the
amount of $5,000, in the Hartford,
Franklin, Springfield aud Home
Mr. Limb had an insurance ol
$1,G00. His stock is variously esti
mated from $800 to $3,000.
Rev. Sherman, whose family oc
cupy the upper story of the Bone
steel building, lost about fifty dol
lars worth of goods that were stored
iu the summer kitchen.
The south wall of the Bonesteel
building is cracked iu several places.
The fire was most admirably
handled or it would have made sad
havoc iu that part of town the
large frame hotel of Clother's being
just south of the fire. Indeed it was
iu imminent danger at one time,
.some of the shingles on the roof
being on fire. It was exceedingly
fortunate that there was no wind, as
in that case, with the headway the
tire had when first seen, nothing
would have prevented a wide fire
swath through the very heart and
business portion of the city.
INCIDENTS Or THE FIRE.
Cinders were strewn in every di
rection, aud a small hay-stack in
the rear of T. C. Ryan's grocery on
11th street, south of the R. R. track,
was set on fire, but was immediate
ly put out by Thomas Coffey.
There were powder cans in both
stores, and cartridges, besides, iu
the hardware store, all of which
exploded at intervals, adding to the
iutcrest and danger of the occasion.
The shock of the explosions was
sufficient to break glass on the op
posite side of the street, and loud
enough to he heard at E. M. Spar
hawk's, three miles away.
Kraue's safe ( a Diebold ) was
opened, after being "as red as a
cherry," having fallen into the cel
lar, and the contents were intact
steamed a little, the backs of the
ledgers and day-books warped
somewhat, but the contents all right,
and the money, some two huudred
dollars, iu prime condition.
John J. Rickly had his back bad
ly wrenched, and in removing
Krause's safe he mashed the thumb
of his right hand, so that the nail
had to be pulled off.
Herman Oehlrich had his left
shoulder put out of joint.
The clerk at Lamb's was aroused
from his slumbers by the falling
The only life lost was that of
' Frank," "Will Winterbotham's
larirc dog, that wa3 at the time in
the hardware store.
Several pieces of silver money
were found, some blackened, some
slightly curved and some melted
out of shape, which the boys will
keep as relics.
Georgo Spooner 6aye that when.
the door of the grocery was knock
ed in, he saw a man enter, pick up
a large box full of soap, and make
way with it. If it had been con
venient to do so, he says he would
have water-marked him.
From all we can learn, the night
watchman was tho first or nearly
the first to give the alarm, and,
judging by the rapidity of its work
after it was seen, there can be little
doubt that It was seen very soou
after it began.
Tho fire originated iu the Krause
building, but just where or how can
not be ascertained. They had had
no fire in the shop, and a bracket
lamp over the writing desk iu the
store had been put out at 11 o'clock.
Probably half the town was asleep
through the fire, and heard nothing
of it until breakfast time. This
suggests to us to recommend that
in case of fire everybody should
yell at the top of his voice, and all
the bells in the city be rung.
Now will be the harvest of the
The "Man up a Tree," the re
publican editor of our Democratic
contemporary, the man who keeps
the Diary, pretends great concern
for the Journal, and wants to know
where it stands on the U. P. R. R.
question; whether its editor has a
pass, &c. For fear the anxious soul
aforesaid may burst its mortal
prison if the desired information is
not forthcoming, wc will state that
the Journal is now standing where
it always has stood, and where it
expects ever to stand in the future
for justice to the road, and justice
to the public. The Journal be
lieves that a railroad corporation is
equally as amenublc to law as is a
hank corporation, an insurance cor
poration, or any other sort of com
pany to which special powers for
special purposes nie given. If the
legislature has the right to say that
money shall not be loaned for more
than eight or ten or twelve percent,
per annum, it has the right to fix a
reasonable tariff for the transporta
tion of goods aud persons, within
the limit of its jurisdiction. Cor
porations (the whole brood of them)
arc the creatures of law, and can not
rise above their creator. There are
all shades of opinion, on all sorts of
corporations, but justice to all will
hurt no one, although it may be of
fensive to demagogues, who are but
as bubbles on the current of public
opinion, and yet pretend to be the
cause of the current.
As to whether the editor of this
paper has a pass or not, it may sur
prise our anxiously-inquiring friend
to 6ay, we have not, but if w e had it
would not influence our opinion or
action one way or the other. There
are men, no doubt, whose possession
of an invitation to even a partially
free ride would be "sufficient to put
a collar" on their necks, and, judg
ing from the language of our pecu
liar friend, we might reasonably
suppose that he was one of this kind,
as men are prone to judge of other's
motives by their own.
It may be well enough to add that
wc attach no particular importance
to the above except as a possible
means of saving our very peculiar
friend from wearing anxiety aud
carking care on our behalf.
The following is a review of the
weather at Genoa, for the year end
ing December, 31st, 1878:
Mean temperature of the vear-deg. 49.33
31t an doof 1877 . . . . -18.15
Mean do or 1870. 15.37
Highest temperature during the
ye:ir, Aug. 23d 103
Lowest temperature during the
year Dec. 23th 10
Ordinarily clear days 202
Very cloudy days 81
Calm days 110
High winds, days S3
Fogs, d-jys 23
Hazy, days 23
Depth of Snow in inches, 27.00
rain " 20.73
Number of days on which snow or
rain tell ... 70
Rain or snow fell during every month
or the year the largest amount or rain
being in 3Iay, inches, and the small
est in November 0.45 in., while the
greatest depth or snow was in December
11 in., and the smallest in February,
The last frost in spring, Mav 12th.
The first frost in fall, Sept. 20th.
Hail fell April 13th, ilay 22nd, June
2np and 20th.
Thunder and lightning occurred four
times in April four in 3Iay, five in June,
four in Jul', two iu September.
Parhelia were visible twice in Decem
ber. Lunar Halos were visible in January
twice in February, and once in 3Iarcb.
Mirage seen two times in January,
once in February, and three times in
First appearance going north of the
LarKs, March Ctb: Blackbirds. March
9th: Geese and Dram, March 17th:
Crane, March 19th: Swallows, April
ITtli : Mirtins. April 22(1.
Martins leave Aug. 15th.
Locusts lly S. to S. W. Aug. 15th to
25th. also during portions of Septem
ber and October.
Geese flv south, Sept. lltb; Cranes
on Sept. 18th.
At the meeting of the Engine Co.
Monday evening, the following of
ficers were elected for the coming
year : Foreman, E. D. Shcehan ;
First Ass't J. J. Rickly; Second
Ass't, C. E. Morse; Forcmau of the
Hose, Geo. Spooner; Assistant, D.
C Kavanaugh ; Secretary, C. A.
Newman; Treasurer, "Win. Becker;
Trustees, J. W. Early, Gus. Lock
ner aud Fred. Matthews, with O. C
A MoHse Story.
John Wiggins tells us that in one
trap (the "Delusion") in one night
were caught nine mice; also that
Mr. Eastman with the same kind of
I trap, in one night, caught ten mice.
To Whom it may Concern.
Parties knowing themselves in
debted to me will please call and
settle their accounts, cither by cash
or note, on or before the first day of
February, 1S79. By complying
with the request you will save costs.
All old accounts must be settled by
this date. Your respectfully,
E. D. Sheehan.
Mr. Editor : I have a pouy mare
with colt, aud lately she has con
tracted the ugly habit of flying back
aud hanging to the halter-strap.
Will some experienced horseman
among your numerous readers tell
in the Journal how to cure her?
He may thus confer a benefit to
many and especially to a somewhat
For Sale Cheap lor Cah.
Three cows, in calf, ono bull, two
years old, one heifer, ono year old,
one team of mules, also some farm
tools; the above can bo seen at
Stearns Prairie P. O., Platte count y,
Advertisements under this head live
cents a line each insertion.
Boots at $1.75 at L. Kramer's.
Pure cider viuegar at Hudson's.
Grain Bags $2.25 at L.Kramer's.
Cloaks for $2.50 at L. Kramer's.
New Palermo Lemons at Hud
son's. Boy's boots at $1.00 at L. Kra
mer's. Pure apple juice cider at Hud
son's. New Messina Oranges" at Hud
son's. Choice Fancy Candies at Hud
son's. Pure Buckwheat flour at Wm.
"Woolen scarfs for 10 cents at L.
New shirts at 25 cents, at L.
Blankets at $1.00 a pair, at L.
Good plaid shawls for 75 ceuts
at L. Kramers.
Silk handkerchiefs for 10 cents
at L. Kramer's.
The best place to trade is at
Billiard & Smith's.
The new cigar "Desirable" 3 for
a dime at Hudson's.
Undershirts and Drawers 25 cts.
each at L. Kramer's.
Children's shoes at 15 cents a
pair at L. Kramer's.
New Year's presents, nice and
cheap, at L. Kramer's.
Gent's rubber overshoes for 50
cents at L. Kramer's.
The best brands of cigars can
be had at Wm. Becker's.
Canned fruits and confectionery
of all kinds at Hudson's.
Save 25 cts. by buying your
flour at Bullard & Smith's.
Fine unlaundried white shirts
for 50 cents at L. Kramer's.
Grey and whiie Flanuel nt 15
cents a yard at L. Kramer's.
New golden dates, figs and ma
ple sugar bricks at Hudson's.
Best Albion flour at Bullard &
Smith's, at $2.50 per hundred.
IS yards heavy Cotton flannel
for one dollar at L. Kramer's.
Recollect that Shotwell & Ran
dall pay the highest price for hides.
Pickled pig's feet, souced lamb's
tongue and pickled tripe at Hud
son's. Oranges, sweet cider and Mich
igan apple just received at Hud
son's. For best goods at lowest prices,
go to Wm.Eimers' Columbus Cheap
Cash Store. 52-2.
Lace handkerchiefs for 10 cents
at L. Kramer's New York Cheap
A few pairs of those fur-lined
slippers aud shoes still left, for sale
at M. Smith's. 53-3t.
Shotwell & Randall pay the
highest market price for live or
Boys' and Ilea's Winter Caps
for 25 cents at L. Kramer's New
York Cheap Cash. Store
Fresh fish right from Prairie
Creek for sale at Ransdall & Smith's
opposite the post office.
Hotels, saloons, and country
dealers supplied with oysters at bed
rock prices at Hudson's.
Go and see the concentrated ap
ples for pics, at Win. Eimcrs' Co
lumbus Cheap Cash Store.
I have made arrangements for
regular delivery of pure sweet cider,
guaranteed. II. J. Hudson.
Choice grades of coffees and
teas at Wm. Becker's. He stands
back for none ou quality or price.
Oysters received daily and sold
by the dish, can or case at II. .1.
Hudson's, two doors west of the
Ladies, beforo purchasing any
where, be sure to go to the Central
Block, and Mrs. Drake will furnish
you a complete outfit.
If you want choice teas, cofTces,
syrups, spices or anything else good
in the grocery line, call at William
The best place in town to buy
buckwheat flour aud good Missouri
sorghum to spread on your cakes, is
at Bullard & Smith's.
Children's, Misses' and Ladies'
fashionably-trimmed hats at 50 cents,
$1.00 and $1.50, at L. Kramer's New
York Cheap Cash Store.
Those who desire a pure and
good article should call nt the Cali
fornia Wine Depot of Sam Ga3s's
aud try some of the white Califor
nia grape brandy.
Teachers, pupils and others oc
casionally need blank news paper.
We will furnish it in sheets the size
of the Journal, 25x38 inches four
sheets for 5 cents, eight for 10, one
quire for 25 ceuts, uud cut to suit.
M. K. Tdbneb & Co. 445-tf
Tca ! Tea ! I
Teas below cost at Marshall
M. Smith, at the Central Block,
will sell you seven pounds of good
Rio coffee for otic dollar. 3t
I will not impose on the public
and my customers by advertising
what I cannot substantiate. Call
and convince yourself of the fact.
Shotwell fc KaHdull
On Olive street are furnishing tho
best of beef, pork, sausage, &c, &c.,
at prices to suit the times.
Go toS. T. Hill's to get your
watches, clocks and jewelry repair
ed. First door south of C. L. Hill's
book store, Olive street.
A farm of 159 ncrcs, 125 broken.
One mile west of Bnrnuin's. Please
call on A. Haight ou the Big Island.
Terms easy. 361-x
Good news to people of Platte
aud adjoining counties. Great re
duction iu Lumber prices ut tho
yard of Jaeggi & Sehupbaeh.
Prices down to lied rock terms
strictly cash. Give them a call.
All of you who would like switch
es, puff's curls, or anything made to
order, phiin or fancy hair work, for
masquerade or any other purpose,
should call soou at my sample room,
where you can find all shades and
styles. Mrs. A. N. Burgess,
It 15th and R. Sts.
We have blank note books, for
sale, in books of 100 each, suitable
for threshers, mechanics and others
for work and labor; also the com
mon form, and the note "payable at
Columbus State Bank." Also re
ceipts iu book form. M. K. Tun
nkr & Co.
Closing Out at Cot.
Having bought the whole stock
of F. W. Ott I will sell anything iu
the Book, Stationery or Music line
nt cost. I will and must sell the
stock within the next fourteen days.
Call, who want to buy cheap.
W. A. SciiiueuER.
The Tattersall Livery Stable is an
excellent place to stop at when you
are in town with a team. Good ac
commodations. Reasonable charges.
On Olive street, one door south of
Coolidge's hardware store. Try
For Sale Cheap.
At Dan Ryan's stable, one yoke
ot work oxen, one span of marcs,
one span ot pony mares, one good
cow, two sett of single harness, one
sett of double harness, one heavy
6priug wagon, one buck-board with
patent cover, one sulky.
Inquire at this office, or nt the
The People Want ProoC.
There is no medicine prescribed
by physicians, or sold by Druggists,
that carries such evidence of its suc
ress and superior virtue as Bos
chee's German Syrup for severe
Coughs, Colds settled on the breast,
Consumption, or any disease of the
Throat and Lungs. A proof of that
fact is that any pcr.-on afflicted,
can get a Sample Bottle for 10 cents
and try its superior effect before
buying the regular size at 75 cent.
It lias lately been introduced in this
country from Germany, and its
wonderful cures are astonishing
everyone that uses it. Three doses
will relieve any case. Try it. Sold
bv A. Heiutz, C. B. Slillman snd
BY VIRTUE or an order or sale di
rected to me from the Clerk or the
District Court or Platte County. Ne
braska, on a judgment and decree ob
tained before the said District Court at
its December adjourned term, A. D.,
1877, or Platte County, Nebraska, in
favor f Andrew J. Hodges, as Plaintiff
and against John Witchey and Victoria
C. "Witchey as Defendants for the sum
or Tour hundred and thirty-live dollars
and ninety-seven cents and the further
sum of forty-three dollars and lifty-ninc
rents attorney's fees and costs taxed
at $9.07 and aceriiingeosts, I have levied
upon the following real etate, situate
in said Platte County, taken at the
property of said Defendants, to satisfy
said order or sale, to wit:
The Island No. four (4), or Section
nine (U), Township No. MXteen (1G), or
Range one (1) vct, in the district or
lands subject to sale at Omaha, Nebras
ka, containing sixty and forty-one hun
dredth acres" according to the United
States patent or the same; alo north half
(l)or the northwest quartcr(J)orSec
tion four (4), Towhhip No.sixteenflC),
and the south half () of the southwest
quarter ()f Section thirty-three (33).
in Township seventeen (17), north of
Kanc one ( 1 ) west, containing one hun
dred and titty one and twenty-seven
hundredth (iril.27) acres according to
United state-" patent of same, and will
offer the same for sale to the highest
bidder, for cash in hand on the iWd day
or January, A. D., 1870, in rrontor Court
House, at the hour or 2 o'clock p. in. or
said day, when and where due attend
ance will be given by the undersigned.
Dated at Columbus, this 17th day or
Sheriff or said County.
Jn the matter or the estate or John Bar
NOTICE is hereby given that the
creditors oT said deceased will
meet the executrix or the last will and
testament or said deceased before the
County Judge or Platte County, Ne
braska', at the County Judge's oilice in
said county on the Uth day or February,
1879, on the Gth day or May, 1879, and on
the nth day of July, 1879. at 10 o'clock
a.m.. each day, for the purpose or pre
senting their claims for examination,
adjustment and allowance.
Six months from January Gth, LS79, are
allowed creditors to present their
claims against said estate.
JOHN G. IIIGGIN5,
TIMBEE CULTUBE NOTICE.
U.S. Land Office, Grand Island, Ncbrl
December 19th, 1S7S. j
COMPLAINT having been entered at
this office by Victor Yung against
Adam Walkingsbaw for railing to plant
any timber, seeds, nuts or cuttings as
required by law on his Timber-Culture
Entry No. 446, dated April 29th. 1878,
upon the northwest Section 10, Town
ship 20 north, Range 3 west in Platte
County, Nebraska, with a view to the
cancellation or said entry: the said par
ties are hereby summoned to appear at
this office on "the 27th day of January,
1879, at 10 o'clock a. in., to respond and
furnish testimony concerning said alle
gations. Denos tious iu said case will
be taken at the office ofSpeice & North,
Columbus Platte Co., Ncbr., January
23d, 1879, at 11 o'clock a. m.
31. B. HOXIE, Register.
450-4 Wm. ANYAN, Receiver.
C0LUMBU8 - MARKETS .
Our quotation or the markets arc ob
tained Tuesday arternoon,and arc, correct
and reliable at the-time.
Whcat No. 1, fcstftD lba 5S
2, " 56 6ft
" 3, W " 43
" Rejected '-
IV B... .. .... '
Buekwneat yiour, per lb 0;i
Meal, S01 00
Hutter, ,- 12015
Peas 100(il W)
Onions 4 )
Fat Hog.- 19f.
Fat Cattle 2 0o2 50
Calves. 3 00(t3400
Good veal, per hundred, a 00
Hideo, green salted, 3 50
31 K ATS.
Hams -- 10r?;12
Corned Beer 6&"
Corrected by Columbtii State Bank
Platte County "Warrants
Citv " ....
School District Bonds
Exchange on Europe
" New York..
" " Chicago
" ' Oinahn.
H tc- I0l
75 to SO
75 to i
90 to 100
l'iof I p. cC.
Canada currency, 2 per cent, discount.
Silver change iu large amounts, r ev
Mexican dollars. 75 cents.
Sliver dollars, par.
Advertisement under tbU head five
ceuts a line, tint insertion, three cents
a line ea li subsequent insertion.
3-Fo-it TTored Wells leave or
ders at Ryan's Hotel. MeDcrmot & Co.
R2;ulur Mfock Denier.
All kinds of hornet', stock hought
and sold; aUo fat and stock hogs.
379-y I). Amieic&on.
BSr County Wakkants, school
orders, school bonds and good bankable
notes, also tirst-elaxs mortgage" bought.
Money loaned on good firming lands for
a term nf years by A. lltiiry, Celnin
"Dont Yob JJcl,"
Forir you do you will loe money by
purchasing an expensive Wind Mils,
when jwu can buy one or J. O. Shannon
for about one-hair the money that any
nthefVosts. Call ou J. O. Shannon, on
11th treet, opponite Mahlon Clother'
Store. Columbus, Neb. 411-13
A pair of mares with fonl, wpfcht
1,C00 pounds each. Lively, rant Walk
ers, and true. Age live and eight years.
O. E. Stkahxs Cedar River P.O.,
419 1'jwnce RescrTatiou, Nebr.
To ffntlrts of Ainntfnrllnntlii
For sale, u full set of Brass In
struments for I'-i performers. For price
and further particulars apply to
II. G. CARKW, CoIumbu, Neb.,
4t Sec'y Columbus Cornet Band.
HARNESS m SABDLEK7!
AtH. Cramer's old. stand Opposite
I. Gluck's on 11th Street.
CUSHIONS a specialty. Repairing
neatly done and charges very low.
C. "W. Landkks. Proprietor.
J. C. PaicKpu, foreman.
BULLARD & SMITH,
FRUIT, PROVISIONS, &c.
BEST OF G03D5 AT L9W25T PRICES!
All Farm Products
Bought and Sold.
Highest Cash Price Paid,
Goods Exchanged for Produce.
23"Goods delivered anywhere In the
city free or charge.
NEW 1JUILD1NG OS llTII ST.,
Two Doors East of Journal Office.
GOOD CHEAP BRICK !
AT 3IY RESIDENCE. on Shell Cro!r,
three miles caU or M.ittbit's bridge,
70,000 good, hard-burnt bricli
which will be sold iu lots to juit pur
chaser. 418-tr GEORGE HEN'GGLER.
The undiTincd offers at privatr sale
lii furm two and a hair miles north of
the city coiiitinj: or
tirty acres uudercultivntion, and nixty
acres or n jrood hay laud m can be
round, and under a "portion or it N a
very excellent quality or brick clay.
The improvements upon the place are a
two-story concrete dwelling. 20xSO ft.,
a comfortable and convenient bouse; a
wind-mill: a large, substantial shelter
for stock; shed and yard- for hogs;
corral for cattle; granary; tool bouse,
etc., etc. Also
133 ttJZAJO OF SHEEP,
mostly ew e,beides horncs.cows, steer,
ueifrr. hog, forming implement'. c.
The lornlion ! : ery excellent one
for farming and stock raiding near the
city with easy and quirk aceeas to mar
ket; a fifteen minutes' ridp to the pot
oflice, the railroad depot, the telegraph
oilice and church.
The site or the dwellinr-houe com
mands as tine a view as cm be hud of
the country, for twenty mile in every
direction, and the place would not be
offered for sale except that my increas
ing busiines in the city renders It
desirable to give it my exclusive at
tention. For further particulars call on or
Aaddress il. K. TURNER,
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