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THE JOURNAL.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF PLATTE COUNTY.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2S, lfSO.
Communications, to Insure insertion
In the next issue, bhould be in hand on
Mondays; if lengthy, on Thursdays
preceding Issue-day. Advertisements,
of whatever class, should be In hand by
noon, Tuesdays.
Advertisements under this bead lo
cts. a line first insertion, 10 cts. a line
each subsequent insertion.
The JOl'MAL esUllUk
meat In bott p?rmely lo
cated ob lltta utrcet, p-tIr
la ike JOURNAL Imlldlaif.
Business good.
A. IT. Gibson has moved to town.
J. E. North visited Genoa Fri
day. A very slight full of snow here
yesterday.
Four car loads of soldiers went
west Saturday.
Several communications too late
for insertiou this week.
Hou. T. C. Ryan, of Platto Cen
tre, was in the city Friday.
Fancy box paper 15 ctB. at Do
laud's Columbus Drug Store.
J. C. Morrissey's son Hillard was
ill last week with sore throat.
School bookB at Ed. Fitzpat
rick's, opposito the post-office.
L. B. Shepherd, shipped his cat
tle from this point Monday last.
For a fir6l-class boot or shoe
aud the best stock, go to Honahau's.
Wallace Mannington and wife
of Monroe, were in the city, Friday.
Ladies' fiue Bewed shoes for
$1.00, at J. M. Honahaa's ou Olive
street.
Coffee sociable at the Congrega
tional Church to-night. Everybody
iuvitcd.
Allie Rickly who has been very
sick for a week pnst, was out again
Sunday.
Non-Explosive Metallic Lamps.
Cannot be exploded, at Stillraan's
Drug Store.
Win Schmilz has rented the Mc
Mahon building on 11th st. for his
saloon business.
Fun Ahead Valentines! Valen
tines 1 from one cent up at Fitzpat
rick's, opp P. O.
Thos. Coffey of Platte Centre
was hi the city several days last
week, looking hearty.
Jacob Shot well, and his brother,
lately arrived from the cast, gave us
a pleasant call Friday.
The post-oflko has a ucw wheel
barrow, but it has not the Lrass
buttons attached, as yet.
Win Grant will close out a con-
vl UXn n.nl' " flatlPorinir 1000
bushels of corn in the city.
Win Lamb will pay the b'l
market price for 500 "n CSS.
his store on N-AveDUC-
onn Mullcr will accept the
thanks of the Joukkal boys for a
nice lot of fresh fish last week.
Last Wednesday evening the
wind blow violently, but Thursday
turned out calm and delightful.
Clinton Smith, son of Marshall
Smith, of this city, was reported
sick with typhoid fever last week.
Sassafrasso cures chapped hands.
It never fails. Try it. Prepared
and for 6ale oaly by A. W. Dolaud.
The Miunticrchor' now hall in
Rudolph Kuininer's new building
on 11th st. is iuddced a beautiful
place.
Win. Eimers, of this city, has
becu at Humphrey the last two
wocks putting up a store aud ele
vator. Louis Smith, grain buyer at
Silver Creek for E. J. Baker of this
city, came down to sco his friends
Saturday.
All persons kuowing them
selves indebted to the undersigned
must settle beforo the 10th day of
Feb. W. II. Randall.
The Hook Si Ladder Co. of this
city will give a Masquerade ball on
the evening of February 23d. Full
particulars next week.
Blank notes, bank, joint, indi
vidual and work-aud-labor, neatly
bound in books of 50 and 100, for
sals at the Journal office.
Mrs Beyer, late resident in the
southeastern part of tho city, died
Mouday morning last, at 2 A. M.,of
inflammation of the lungs.
Charley Mclutirc sold his black
horse "Ralph," last week to a Mr.
Sutton, lately of Now York, who is
in this couutry buying land.
O. A. Stearns wauts everybody
to kaow that he is now getting out
the best photographs ever seen in
Columbus. Give him a call.
Go to J. C Elliott's new pump
bouse if you want pumps, wind
mills, corn shelters, horse powers,
and feed grinders, for cash or on
time.
Our well known fellow citizen,
Judge Hudson, was taken down
'with erysipelas, last Thursday, and
we learned Saturday he was not
any belter.
C. L. demons, Veteriuary Sur
geon, formerly of Fromont, Neb.,
we learn, is about to locate in this
city, and engage in the practice of
his profession.
Masquerade ball at Jackson
given by the K. of H., on the even
ing of Feb. 13th. Tickets, fl.00.
.Masques can be rented of L. Kuhne,
where, also tickets can be a.nd,
Palmer's Perfume iu bulk, the
best in the World, at Doland's Co
lumbus Drug Store.
Geo. Smith, who was lately at
tending military school nt Lincoln,
has concluded to accept a situation
at Denver.
W.M. Stevens, living two miles
weBt of Richland, has 1,000 bushels
good Grass seed wheat for sale for
cash or on time.
John Peters. County Clerk of
Boone county, was in the city Fri
day. He was on his way to Oma
ha and Lincoln.
V. T. Price visited Genoa Sat
urday. He is of the opiuion that
that town will grow and be a good
point ere long.
W. N. Nason, representing the
Singer Sewing machine company,
was in the city last week in the in
terest of the Company.
Rumor has it that Hon. D. C.
Loveland has received an appoint
ment at the hands of the U. P., as
stock aud land appraiser.
Bro. McCune of the David City
Republican paid us a very pleasant
visit Saturday. His next ride to
Columbus will be on the cars.
George Lehman informs us that
he will open up in his new hotel
about the 25th of February. He had
not decided what name to give it.
Don't forget that J. C. Elliott
sold the combined sheller and grind
er that grinds the feed for Baker &
Gillott. He has also large power
shellers.
Roy. Julius Reed made a very
interesting little speech at the me
morial services of respect to the
memory of Reuben Gaylord at
Omaha, Suuday last.
F. B. Webster, who murdorous
ly assaulted Chester Goodale,(broth
er of Rev. Goodalo of this city) at
Egremont, Mass., last September,
has made a full confession.
The A. & N. road was six miles
out of David City Saturday, which
brings it within 13 miles of this city,
and by the end of the present week,
it will be very nearly completed to
the Platte.
Mr. and Mrs. David Anderson,
left Columbus on Friday last, for
Chicago. They intend, while gone,
to visit their daughter Emma, who
is attending tho Sisters' School at
Joliet, 111.
Last Saturday night somo sneak
thief broke Into J. B. Senecal's har
ness room and stolo a good set of
harness. This is tho ouly theft of
much importance reported in Co
lumbus for a long time.
Isaac Linley, who is in tho office
working with Judge Geer, tells us
that if tho Judge is all doubled up
like a iack-knife from sickness years
tigi, tie can perioral more moor in
his line than any man in town.
The Mayor of Platte Centre fail
ed to put in an appearance Sunday.
About a hundred people were asking
for you "Dick"; and "Jin" and the
boys in tho shop came very near
having a warrant served on you..
Wo learn from the Butler-Co.
Republican that the business men of
David City, Ulysses, Milford and
Soward are making arrangements
for a grand excursion to the capitol
this week over the A. & N. railroad.
The Methodists are having an
interesting Revival meeting at
Wesley Chapel in Polk County.
Over tweuty persons have becu to
the Altar for prayer, aud twelve or
more have professed faith in Christ.
Captain E. Hortman gives the
proper auswer to the stock problem,
100 head for $100, viz: 5 cowb at $10
a head ; 1 hog, $3 ; 91 sheep at 50 cts.
The Captain calls for more. Master
Sanil. Jofaelyn also gives the num
bers correctly.
The respective committees ap
pointed at tho Irish relief meeting
of Saturday week, are working en
ergetically in the cause, and the
Treasurer, J. P. Becker, informed
us Saturday, that there was somo $90
iu his possession.
Young People's Lecture next
Sunday evening at tho Congrega
tional Church. Subject "To , what
extent arc we tho arbiters of our
own destiny?" "When do we con
trol circumstances, and when do
they control us?"
Newman & Turners have pur
chased the poultry yards located
near Heintz's lake in the southwest
ern part of the "city, where they
proposo to raiso poultry by the hun
dred, artificially and otherwise. Joe
Camp has charge of tho yards'.
A game of base ball was played
between the school boys' club in
Dist 13, on their ground, and the
2nd nine of the "Independent's,"
Saturday afternoon, the school boys'
coming out II to 1, after only one
inning's play, wheu the 2nd nino
quit in utter disgust.
The last heard from Barney Bev
erstock was- that be was down in
Ohio somewhere, stuck in the mud,
and no way of getting out. Just
keep up your courage, a few days
longer, Barney. John Wurmoth is
going down with a yoke of Texas
steers, and he will "snako" vou out.
The entertainment at the school
house in Dist 13, last Friday even
ing, was largely attended. The re
ceipts were nearly $11,00 which
nearly pays for their organ. Prof.
McGinitie tolls us that the teachers
and scholars contributed generously
uot long ago, aud bought a beautiful
glass case, which now contains their
excellent curiosities.
11. Woods Prop'r of the Chica
go Barber Shop, has procured the
services of D. II. Flanagan, former
ly of N. Y. City, a first-class work
man, and is now n-cpared to meet
one and all of his customers, and the
public.
.A. D. Clark and family accom
panied by George Westcott, arrived
from Illinois last Friday morning.
They came right out of the mud
there, and of course arc charmed
with the contrast iu Nebraska. Mr.
Clark is the gentleman who bought
Mr. Gibson's place near the city, and
will be a valuable citizen.
Levi Kelly was arrested Satur
day ou complaint of James Russell
for taking two children away from
him who had been legally bound to
Mr. Russell; the defendent was
taken before Justice Builey, and
held one hour, then set at liberty on
accouut of the prosecuting witness
not appearing in time to try the
case.
W. Wats. Burgess, who has
been in our employ for three months
past, has severed his connection
with this office and will go to
Genoa to conduct the Magnet. Our
young friend is" a generous, impul
sive creature, and ought not to let
those Fullertonians impose on him.
We know he will give Genoa a good
paper, aud that thriving little town
ought to do well by him.
A goodly number of the boys
have agreed to meet at McGill's bil
liard hall Saturday night and con
tribute a small amount toward get
ting a pound of tobacco each, for
Dan. Kavanaugh and Joe. Camp.
This will save tho boys a great deal
of trouble, and all those who have
boon accustomed to pullingout their
tobacco wheu either of them wcro iu
sight will respond with pleasure.
Quite a humorous incident oc
curred the other day with ono of our
leading business men. Returning
home one evening from David City
rather dreading to go home for fear
of hearing bad news of oue of his
sick children, was thus greeted by
his wife's speaking to the children :
"Its dad." He thought she said
dead, and was a long time recover
ing from the shock. The child is
well and running around.
Dr. C. L. Clommons, veterinary
6urgcoh, has located in Columbus.
J. II. White, Henry Johnson, F. M.
Stratton, Gregory & Perry, John
Gaskiu, and others ot Wahoo, unite
in a card expressive of their regret
iu "loosing so able and skillful a
veterinary physician and surgeon,
aud useful citizen," aud offer their
"unqualified tostimony to his rare
ability, each of us having had op
portunity by personal experience or
observation to know whereof we
speak."
At a meeting of the Genoa Cem
etery Association, held Jan. 2-11 h,
1SS0, the old Board of officers were
elected for the ensuing year, viz:
President, Jonas Hedmau ; Secre
tary, Geo. S. Trumau ; Treas., Jos.
Webster. Additional members of
the Board, Albert Roso, Nils Miller,
Lafayette Anderson aud William B.
Coffin. A portion of the ground
has been laid out in lots, which will
be disposed of on reasonable terms,
and the location is one of the best for
the purpose iu Platte county.
Tho present condition of Co
lumbus is probably a parallel with
that of Fremont a few years ago,
when now railroad points establish
ed all around it, bought in tho bulk
of the farm produce around it
though at the same time the retail
dealers of Fremont soon began to
absorb this money paid out at the
aforesaid now trading points. Jack
son and Platte Center, aro no doubt
barking liko whiffets at Columbus,
when the old dam will rake iu the
bulk of the money they take in.
Pen & Plow.
G. W. Wescotl, purchased a
valuable farm two miles north of
this city, and with hia family located
thereon about eleven mouths since,
and within that period his sou-iu-laws,
their families, and other
friends have arrived in tho county
until the number has reached thirty
two souls. Mr. Wescott and his
friends have purchased over GM0
acres of land, aud for that and other
improvements they have paid out
in mouey over $5,000. Such settle
ments and iilvcstmcuts speak well
for the location where made.
The National Live Stock Jour
nal for January, 1880, reports the
sale of a Kirklivington Duchess
heifer for $S00, and of the yearling
heifer Airdrie Duchess 8th by 23d
Duke of Airdrie out of Duchess 2d,
for $10,000. These sales were made
by Messrs. Avery, Murphy and Steb-
bins, uai of their herd of short horns
at Por
Rumsy at
named heifer
r
bull
cattle raisin
John Rickly
going to open up an A. &
yard on the burnt district
city. Quite an interesting incident
occurred over that tract Thursday.
The U. P. workmen were digging
post holes preparatory lo fencing it
in, according to orders from head
quarters, wheu Mr. Rickly, who
holds the property in charge for his
children, stepped upon the scene of
action and forbade any further pro
ceedings of the kiud in a very firm
tone. The "Boss" rather reluctantly
concluded to abido the consequen
ces, aud Mr. R. hastily enclosed the
lot with barb-wire.
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Major IVorili'! Letter.
Ceres, Stanislaus Co., CaU
January 18th, 1SS0. S
Dear Joukkal: I have really
been moro negligent in my corres
pondence than I ever thought I
would be, but I shall plead want of
time and health. I have written
several short letters home, when I
was suffering so with asthma that I
could hardly hold the pen, and I am
very little better now. I arrived
here on the 10th inst., and went at
once to Dr. Cyrus Lee's, where I
have been since, and will remain
two or three weeks, at the end of
which time, if I am no better than
now, shall probably return home.
Mr. Lee is suffering fearfully with
asthma; ho tells me this is his first
attack in two years. I have not seen
Thos. Lee but am told that he is
suffering from the same complaint.
I cau't say that I am stuck on Cali
fornia; of courso the climate is very
different from ours, while at the
same time it is almost as disagreea
ble; no real freezing cold weather,
but a cold damp air that chills one
more than dry cold. I have never
visited a city iu winter where more
wraps aud furs were worn than in
'Frisco and Oakland, and as to fruit
the same kinds are higher here to
day than in Columbus. This is also
so highly spoken of as a honey mak
ing country. If it is, I have failed
iu my travels to see the proof posi
tive. One would see more of the
genuine proof in tho Indian Terri
tory iu oue day's travel than he
would here in a month, i.e., accord
ing to my observations. Well I
reckon I had better begin where I
left off with my last. After a night's
rest in Virginia City, I called on
Captain Mathewson (an ex-army
friend) and we visited the miues. I,
of course, could not stand the pres
sure of venturing down the shafts,
hut noted the process of sending
people down, and also bringing ore
up. The cars (which arc all iron)
aro lowered into the shaft, filled
with ore, hoisted, run out on an iron
rail some three or four hundred feet
to tho stamp or crushing mill, aud
dumped into hoppers which carry it
under the stamps. The mill wo vis
ited was running eighty stamps, and
of all the rattle-tc-bang noises that 1
ever heard this beat. Our guide
could only talk by sign, and as I am
some on that, we got along nicely.
From hero the crushed ore, which
has had water turned onto it, is car
ried in a tight sluice-box half a mile
to the pan mill, where there were
two hundred pans at work grinding
this stuff as fine as tho finest Hour;
from this the metal is gathered with
quicksilver, and then put in the
retort, where the heat is so great
that the quicksilver is forced out,
leaving nothing hut the Amnlg:un,a
ji n ...i.j ui iMiicu i saw and
was inquisitive enough to ask how
much mouey it was worth and was
told thirty-five thousand dollars.
This is then made into large bars
and sent to Carson to tho mint.
About now my train was ready and
I bid my friend farewell, boarded,
and went to Carson, where I spout
the night and Now Year's day with
friends; also had a nice ride with
the celebrated "Hank Monk," which
filled my ambition to tho brim. I
took tho evening train and landed in
San Francisco the next morning at
10:50. Well, I shall have to take a
good rest boforo attempting to tell
you what I have seen in this won
derful city, so good-bye for the
present. Very truly,
Frank North.
Ilendley'M Grant.
This is ono of tho very best books
of the season, aud contains, tho illus
trated life aud travels of General
Grant, a brilliant record of his re
markable career, from his boyhood's
homo to tho completion of his ex
traordinary journey around the
world, the guest of queens and em
perors, the honored of all nations.
The hook is a truo history from tho
time he hauled wood to St. Louis, to
his reception by kings and emper
ors of the Old World. The author,
J. T. Hcadlcy, the prince of descrip
tive writers, has visited in person
most of the places visited by General
Grant's parly, and the descriptions
of them are taken chiefly from his
own note books. His histories arc
standards, admired for their concise
ness and pictorial power. The work
is published in one elegant volume
of over 850 pages, printed from large
clear type, ou fiuo-toned and super
calendered paper, is enriched by
about 250 illustrations, and is bound
in elegant style. Mr. C. L. McClure
at Doland's Columbus Drug Store
two doors north of the post-office, is
agent for the sale of the work in
Platte county.
A Slight Correction.
PiATTK Centkk, Jan. 23, 1880.
Ed. Journal: In a late issue of
your paper, among some items from
this place, your correspondent
("Jowler") made aa assertion,which
led some to believe that I had some
connection with the statement afore
said. I knew nothing whatever of
the action of Mr. "Jowler," till I
saw the article in the Journal. The
pupils under my charge will bear a
favorable comparison with any
school in the county, taking air
things into consideration, yet I think
his statement rather sweeping; but
if such is your candid opinien, thanks
Mr. "Jowler." No harm done any
way. Yours respectfully,
J. J. Mauguax.
A Trip up tlic Vullcy.
Your correspoudent took a pleas
aufrido to Genoa, Thursday, in com
pany with Geo. WiHard. In passing
Col. Stevens's place near the city, in
dications of thrift are visible, and
George will no doubt have an early
garden next spring.
Pat. Murray's corral was filled
with over 200 fine looking cattle. He
was clearing a little patch of timber
on his farm, probably for fire wood.
Thence we next beheld the new
railroad. Lost creek depot, at the
Junction, is a creditable structure.
To see this new road running thro'
the county is only evidence that Ne
braska, in general, and Platte county
in particular, is fast approachiug
note worthy standing in this couu
try. Next we see the grade to
Genoa, an air line to the junction. It
is thought that rails will be laid, and
cars running on that branch by Feb
ruary. The farms along tho road
iudicate enterprise, aud the stock
interests are looked after. Farmers
seem to realizo the fact that stock
raising is their best hold.
The sightly residence of Will Wal
ton looms up like a picturesque
cottage on the distant bluff, aud we
next come to the crookedly located
houso owned by our straight Quaker
friend Geo. Trueman. His place is
indeed in a remarkably thrift condi
tionhis great flock of heavy-wool-ed
sheep and stock of overy kiud,
besides the excellent appearauco of
everything but the "diagonally sit
uated" residence tell the story.
We next land at Gonoa. This
place is rapidly improving, and we
predict it to be a flourishing little
city, inasmuch as its geographical
location and railroad aud water
power facilities will make it such.
Nance county will undoubtedly be
one of tho foremost in Nebraska. It
is being filled up with well-to-do
citizens, and everybody appears to
bo active and wide awake. It is
hoped that their county affairs will
soon be sottled, so that its citizens
will know no distinction aud that a
Fullertonian will bo just as good as
a Genoaite and a Genoaite just as
good as a Fullertonian, and that
peace aud harmony will reign su
preme throughout tho entire county.
So mote it be. Equality.
The Slater' Hospital.
The same enterprise and push that
was showu in tho construction of
the Monastery aud tho school house
has been shown on the hospital. It
will he remembered that the build
ing is frame, to bo veneered with
brick. This latter will bo done so
soon as the weather will permit. If
the weather shall permit plastering
will bo begun shortly, aud work
hurried along, to provide for the
care of patients at the earliest date
possible. The insil rP"'1" wUI'K
is nearly finished. The building
fund has not all becu provided, and
solicitation by the Sisters will bo
made for money to complete the
structure. Every intelligent person
knows tho character of these insti
tutions, which havo received the
support of people of all creeds and
conditions, and which make no dis
crimination whatover in the bestow
al of their charity. Lot every good
man aud woman who would sec
human suffering alleviated give of
their means to this enterprise.
From David Anderson, who was
in Omaha with a shipment of hogs
when, Boyd's gicat packing estab
lishment was destroyed by fife, we
learn that Mr. Boyd's individual
loss is about $100,000, aud that this
is the third great loss he has sustain
ed since starting the packing busi
ness eight years ago. Besides this
great loss personally to Mr. Boyd,
Mr. Anderson says it is the most
serious misfortuno to Omaha and tho
hog trade throughout the State, that
could have happened. Hundreds of
dealers from all over the state are
financially affected by this terrible
blow. Also that about ono hundred
poor laborers iu Omaha aro thus
unexpectedly, iu the dead of winter
thrown out of employment. If Mr.
Boyd don't rebuild, the trado in
Nebraska will havo to look for a
market farther cast in tho future.
JLoMt Creek Items.
John Dack has ornamented his
farm with a Stover wind mill.
Tho Walt8villo Literary is even
more successful this season than it
was last, and had drawn a full houso
during tho coldest weather, and the
darkest evenings. The question for
discussion Saturday evening Jan.
24th was, should ex-confederate offi
cers be debarred from holding office
in the United States Congress?
Disputants, F. Jewell, L. H. Jewell,
J. H. Sackrider and Mrs. West for
the affirmative ; and II. C. Magoon,
E. Moncrief, J. H. Watts and Mrs.
Miller for the negative.
Humphrey Item.
Mr. Has ford conducts the singing
school here aud the scholars aro fast
progressing.
Our district school is a good one,
and all those interested therein seem
to appreciate it.
The young folks met at the house
of Mr. Dorr on tho evening of tho
16th to "tip the light fantastic toe,"
and all had a pleasant time.
Great Scotts! how proud and dig
nified Josh. Van Biargan is. There
is a newcomer at his house: that's
what's the matter: its a boy, and
weighs about a dozen pounds.
Legal lilanks of all kinds, by
the dozen or hundred at E. D. Filz
patrick's Book-store, opposite P, O.
--
Shell Creek.
Editor Journal :--Everything is
moving on smoothly in tho Sholl
creek valley.
Tho greatest event of the week
w'aB a spelling-match between the
pupils of districts No. 4 aud 12, which
took place on Thursday evening, the
22d. At an early hour tho respect
ive champions, accompanied by their
numerous friends, began to arrive.
At eight o'clock, the room being
filled to its utmost capacity, the ex
ercises commenced. It was suggest
ed by the authorities that it would
be better to spell down ouce with
sides chosen from all present, to ac
custom the pupils to the peculiar
intonation of the pronouncing par
ties. This was done, and Martin
Hogan overcame all competitors in
this opening effort.
After a recess of five minutes the
pupils of the competing districts
were arranged by their leaders in
battle array for the grand contest.
After a well contested combat of
more than an hour in duration vic
tory was at length decided iu favor
of district 12. Deunis Flynu, one of
the pupils of said district, was the
triumphant party. It being now al
most ten o'clock, aud all feeling
jubilant and not at all sleepy, it was
proposed to close tho proceedings
with a social dance. This was en
tered into with great zest by the
young people. It was kept up with
great vigor uutil two o'clock, a. m.,
when they all dispersed to their
homes, very well satisfied with the
night's amusement, and wishing oc
casions of the same kiud would occur
more frequently. Cau.
A Card.
Our friends in Columbus will
please accept our most sincere
thanks for their kindness to up dur
ing the late illness and death of our
little daughter. It is most gratify
ing to us to kuow that we aro living
among frionds in titno of sickness,
although wo aro comparatively
strangers.
Ciias. Smith, -Maggie
Smith.
Letter KAt. .--
The following is a list of unclaimed
letters remaining in the post-office, in
Columbus, for the week ending Jan.
24th, 1880: ,.
Brown Mr Simon Penstog Ilenrv
Cornpell Mr Simon filling John V
Duster Valentine Rohrer John
Ghen Enos Stnuhma W'oijech
3Iorris Peter Whitmore E
ladies' list.
Man Mrs Thompson Mary
If not called for in 30 days will be sent
to the dead-letter office, Washington, DJ
C. When called for please say "adver
tised," as these letters are kept separate
E. A. Gkhuakd, I. M.
IVotice.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Columbus Music Hall
Association will be held at their hall
on the first Saturday, being the 7th
day, of February, 1880, at 7 o'clock
P m . to lnct five directors and ono
treasurer aud to iruusniu hucii oilier
business as may come before said
meetinir. It. II. He.vuy.
rfr Secretary.
f'f IectHre.
" Saturday, February 7th, 7 :?0 p. m ,
I will deliver a lecture at the Re
formed Church, Subject: "How I
became a Homeopath." Great se
cretsstartling revelations ! No pa
rent or other intelligent person can
a fiord to miss it. A question of
health or sickness life or death.
M. Ds are especially invited. Ad
mission free. C.G.A.Hullhorst,
MARRIAGES.
WOODS-iIAKKIS-Onthc 22d int.,
by Judge J. U. Higgins, Goo. T. Woods
aud Addie Harris, both of Platte county.
SMITH SM1THSOX On the 23d
Inst., by Judge J. G. Higgins, Louis
Smith and Velma V. Smithson, both of
Butler county.
MACKIE HURLEY At the resi
dence of the bride's father, Jos. Hurley,
in Polk county, by Kev. J. Q. A. Fle
carty, Mr. David T. Maokie to Miss
Mandana E. Hurley, both of Polk county.
The occasion was one of more than ordi
nary Interest and numerous presents of
silvor and glassware bestowed upon the
happy couple.
DEATHST
SMITH Jan. 22d. of dinhtheriucrouii.
Dannie, daughter of Charles and Maggir
Smith, aged -1 years, 11 months and 10
days.
COLUMBUS MARKETS.
Our (notations of the markets aro ob
tained Tuesday afternoon, and arc correct
and reliable at the time.
grain, c.
Wheat Xo. 1, testf9 lbs..,,.. k;
" " 2, m ..!.. 8
" " 3, " 51 7
" Itejccted 70
Corn Shelled, is
Oats, 28
Corn in Ear 17
Kye 44
Flour, : $3 50(34 2Ti
Graham, 1 jin82 55
Meal 1 oi 20
PKODUCK.
Butter, 10l.r
Eggs, 1012J
Potatoes, 4050
Onions $ bu 150Q200
LIVK STOCK.
Fat Hogs, 3 HO
Fat Cattle, 2 503 00
Yearlings, 12 00(315 00
Calves 4 OOgGOO
Sheep 3 00
Good veal, per hundred 4 00
Hides, green salted 4 4 W."
MKAT8.
Hams, 10
Shoulders, 4T
Sides, 709
Corned Beef H7
Steak S12J4
LUM1IKK.
Finishing 'M 00040 00
Flooring i", 00((3, 00
Siding 20 00&24 00
Drop Siding 27 &030 00
Ship Lap 23 00
Framing ( 10 to 20 ft) 20 C5
Sheeting 18 00
Well Tubing (per bunch).. 1 50
Lath(prM) 4 50
Shingle (perM) 3 00 4 00
Doors -s xC-8, thick.... 1 00
44 2-.Gx-tf, Vi " .... 100
" iax0-0, 1 " .... 100
Wind 1 00 2 00
Felt( b.) 4 cents.
Tarred elt(perlb.) 3 "
IVI w lea l'er Male.
A good pair of young work mules
for sale. Inquire at Jouu.val office,
or at Flyuu'fl Brick-yard.
LOCAL NOTICES.
Advertisements under this head five
cents a line each iusertion.
Fresh sour crout at K. T. Bul
lard's. Soldier Overcoats at $4 00 at
Kramer's.
Try the patent firc-kiudler at
Hudson's.
See the sulky plow- attache
meuts at Lawrence's.
Valencia oranges aud Messina
lemons at Hudson's.
One-half barrel scalding kettles
at the Fouudry for $5.
A good tread power for sale or
trade at the Foundry.
Second hand school books at
Ed. Fitzpatrick's opp P. O.
Don't fool with kerosene. Hud
son's lire-kiudlers are safe.
Fresh sorghum and buckwheat
flour at Builards.
Will T. Kickley pays cash for
Butter aud Eggs and vegetables.
Doable and lace edged Ruching
at 5 cents a yard at Kiamers.
R. T. Billiard will sell grocer
ies at cost, for the next sixt; days.
Toys and toy hooks at E. D.
Fitzpat rick's, opposite post office.
Plenty of the eclobrated Smith
wagons and buggies at Lawrence's.
To be economical buy your goods
at Kramer's New York Cheap Cash
Store.
K. T. Bullard's on 11th st., is
the best place to buy your grocer
ies. Farmers bring your old scrap
iron to the Foundry and get your
cash.
New calico 5 cents a yard at
Kramer's New York Cheap Cash
Store.
Cloaks! Cloaks! At reduced
prices at L. Kramer's New Cheap
Cash Store.
Ed. Fitzpatrick sells the most
books and toys, for tho least mouey,
of any one.
Come and try the White Sew
ing Machine at Doland's Columbus
Drug Store.
-Corn taken in exchange for
pump aud wind-mills, at J. C. Elli
ott's
Coal Tar for preserving fence
posts, &c, for sale at Doland's Co
lumbus Drug Store.
Lanterns, all kinds and sizes.
Come and see them at Dolaud's Co
lumbus Drug Store.
Call aud buy ono of those beau
tiful non-explosive metal lamps at
the Bed Front Drug Store.
Needles for all Sewing Machines
and Sewinsr Machines repaired at
Doland's Coluinbus Drug Store.
Best Condition Powder in the
market for sale at 40 cts. per lb. at
Doland's Columbus Drug Store.
A new lot of embroidered Ed
gings just received at L. Kramer's
which are offered at extremely low
prices.
Best stock of Lamps, Burners,
Shades, Chimneys, &c. ever brought
in Co I u in It u j, nt Dolund'a Coin in bus
Drug Store.
The mo?t complete stock of
Trusses, Shoulder Braces, Support
ers, Syringes, &c, in town, at A. W.
Doland'rf Drug Store.
All accounts due A. W. Lawrence
and not Fettled by the 15th of Jan.,
1880, will be placed in the hands
of parties that will collect them.
All winter goods are offered at
reduced prices, in order to make
room for a large spring stcck, at
Kramer's New York Cheap Cash
Store.
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poAtooo.1 skij uuqooiis "CI "d
You will always find a good
variety of Hour, feed and vegetables
of all kinds, also groceries and pro
visions sold at bed rock prices at IJ.
T. Bullard's, 11th street.
For .Sale I
One good heavy span of tunics and
harness, and one new Whitewater
wagon. Inquire of
f)0l-8 J. C. Elliott.
JKMtrny iVoilce.
Taken up at my place, Sunday,
Jan. dth, a hay gelding pony, white
strip ou nose, left hind foot white;
is about eight years old. The owner
can have his property by paying
expenses.
401-5 G. A. Scorr.
Don't I2uy It!
On about April 30th, 187!), a nolo
calling for .$20, due 7 months after
date, with 12 percent, interest, was
given by tho undersigned, payable
to David Anderson, or order. This
is to notify the public not to nego
tiate for said note, as it hat been
fully paid. N. Ckaiitkke.
Ktrnj- Ilorxc.
Came to the residence of the un
dersigned 2 miles west of Becker's
mill on Shell creek, on Monday tho
17th inst., one sorrel horse, about 1)
or 10 years old. The owner will
please call, pay charges and take
him away. Chas. Havens.
PretM Tor Male.
Having purchased a cylinder
press, we will sell tho hand press
heretofore in use in printing flic
Journal. It is iu excellent order
good as new, for work size of the
bed, 27x41.
Addresf, Journal Office,
Columbus, Neb.
Important Tor Stockmen and
Farmer.
Our celebrated thoroughbred bull
Baron Oxford, 13435, will be per
mitted to serve a few good cows at
the rate of 5, payable when the
cow is taken away; if not in calf,
service free. Cows kept at reasoua
ble rates.
The premium Berkshire boar we
brought from the State Fair will
also be let for service at $1 cash ; a
second service if needed will be
allowed free.
Half-blood bull calves and good
young boars, also white Brahma
roosters and half-bloods for sale.
Whoever wants good stock, let
him call on us.
A. Hknuicii & Sons,
Bloomingdale Stock Farm, Sec. 25,
Town 1'J, II. 3 west, Melz P. O.
Wanted.
A good girl to do general house
work, at the boarding house of A.
M. Jenu'osi1-
IXou.ho tor Utile ot Kent.
With five convenient rooms.
Pleasantly located, south of tho
Court Ho'use this city. Apply soon
to Mits. J. R. Meagher.
For Male.
One 14 inch Furst & Bradley iron
beam stirring plow. Inquire of
Chas. Walker, Monroe precinct,
Genoa post office.
For ale.
Three good mares, one gelding,
two wagons and two sets of double
harness. Will sell on terms to suit
purchasers with good security. Iu
quiro at the office of A. W. Lawrence.
For Male.
1 span mules, 2 gpan horses, 2 po
nies, 2 set double work harness, 1
set double buggy harness, 1 new
Bain wagon, 1 new Ilanna wagon
and a Buckboard low down for
cath, or will exchange for hoga or
caftle. Frank Gim.ettk.
SPECIAL NOTICES.
Advertisement under this hvail live
cents :i line, tint insertion, three ceula
u line each subsequent insertion.
J2T'4'riie ColumltUM .Journal"
ami the tinier icun Agriculturist (Oermitn
oi English edition) 5 a yr., in advimce.
FOR CE PUkPS.
J. C. Elliott keeps the Force Pump.
Every person should have one In e:ie of
lire.
ICHlnr Stock laltr.
All kinds of horned stock bought
and sold; also Tat aud stock ho.
379-y D. Anokrson.
F.I ward Harvester.
I have on hand an El ward Har
vester used one season, nearly as good
as new, for sale eheap for cash, or will
give one year's time on trood paper.
MXJ-x (5 US. LOCKNXIt.
A Ills Harg;alH.
I have an Elwood Harvester, in good
repair, used one season, and a good farm
horse, for sale cheap for cash or will
give one vear's time on good paper.
GuS. LocKNKR.
rVotlce 'Fo 'Feaclier.
1 will be iu my office at the Court
House on the tirst and last Saturdays of
each month for the purpose of examin
ing applicants for teacher's certificates,
and for the transaction of any other
business pertaining to schools.
S. L. Harriett,
County Supt.
Miller' Mercantile College.
Arrangements arc made with tho
editor of this paper by which students
can enter Miller's Great Mercantile Col
lege, Keokuk, la., at about half price.
This college is bringing a practical edu
cation within the reach of thousands of
young men who cannot atford to attend
the high-priced colleges. Tuition iu
English branches is only 10 a year.
The New York
CHEAP CASH ST011E.
l must,
On 11th Street,
Respectfully invites your attention
to the Large Addition Lately
Made to his store,
And to the
IINSE STOCK 0F
DRY GOODS,
Carpets,
Clothing,
Hats & Caps,
Boots A'Shocs,
Men's Furnishing Goods,
Ladies' Furnishing Goods.
I aim to famish the
LATE3TAND MOST DSSIRA6L5 GOODS
In Every Department, at the
Lowest Possible. Prices.
An Inspection of my Stock Solicited.
Iu. KEAMEE,
SIGN OF THE
New York Cheap Cash Store,
lltli Street, Columbus.
THE COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT
-OK TIIK-
Opens Jan. 5th in charge of Prof. .1. L.
Makeever, II. S. and 31. Acc'ts. l'ror.
Makeever is a young man of line abilitr
and rare qualifications for his position.
The first term closes March 12th. Sec
ond term opens March l.'itli and closes
June 3d. Tuition for full -Commercial
sourse of two term. 2; for single
terms, $10; incidentals, 'i cents per
term. 'Chose pursuing the following
course to its completion are entitled to
a diploma: Hook keeping. Commercial
Arithmetic, Penmanship, Husiuess Cor
respondence, Commercial Law and De
bating. Any who desire to pursue but
one branch of the course can do so at
reduecd rates. Students who desire to
puruc the University studies can thus
be accommodated. Student admitted
at any time. Hoard at reasonable rates.
For further information apply lo Pres.
J.J. Flelmrly. or Prof. J. L. 5lakeeer,
Osceola, Neb.
MMaffesleyaiUmily
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