WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2, 1883.
There are 11,000 one-legged men in
the United Slates.
Ten inches of enow fell the other
pay at Lexington, Ky.
The latest fashionable amusement
in England ib mule-riding.
Ex-Goveenor Lowe, of Iowa, died
at Washington City on the 22d nit.
A man named Simms was frozen to
death in Atlanta, Ga., the other day.
Jay Gould figures his losses in
stocks at various times at over f 100,
000,000. The- clergy of Tonkers denounce
Mr. Beecher and his' words as in
famous. President Fillmore's mansion at
Buffalo is to be turned into a board
Secretary Folger is better and
has appeared at his office to resume
Two boy burglars, not yet in their
teens, were in jail the other day at
There have been 109 murders in
Leadville since it opened up &b a
London Bible societies have given
away 4,989,660 copies of the scrip
tures this year.
In New York lilac sprays were sell
ing last week at $1.50, and lilies of
the valley $1.00.
It is said that the two moons of
Mars are not more than ten miles
each in diameter.
Three out of every five newspapers
in Michigan favor the restoration of
Mrs. Gen. Roszcrans ia dead, and
her funeral took place at Washington
City on the 27th ult.
Matthew Arnold now says the
Americans arc " great, intelligent,
The ground in California is so dry
that a cloud of duet follows every
plow that is running.
A crying baby at the public meet
ing is like a good suggestion it
ought to bo carried out.
A San Antonio court quashed an
indictment in which a single horse
was described as a team.
It is stated that five thousand per
sons have died from fever in Sonora
and Sinaloa, New Mexico.
A saloonkeeper in Marin county,
Cal., charges for watering stock, and
throws in beer and other drinks.
During the first five months of the
present fiscal year the total internal
revenue collections were $51,279,438.
A severe gale the other night did
great damage to the town of Gibral
tar, and also to shipping in the harbor.
The least destructible portion of
the human is tho hair. In Egypt it
has been known to survive 4,000 years.
The Infidel tries to make the world
useful to himself the Christian tries
to make himself useful to tho world.
The citizens of Gadsden, Tenn., are
afflicted with the 6tnalI-pox. Out of
twenty-six cases, fourteen have died.
A buzzard with a bell on its neck
is frightening people in Maryland.
They take it to be the Angel of Death.
It is stated that Denver is about
organizing a liars7 club. We had not
thought that Denver was ready to
The last raid on North Carolina
moonshiners yielded three distilleries
and 6,500 gallons of beer, but no
Henry Curtin was murdered the
other night at Petersburg, Pike Co.,
Ind., and Charles Harvey is suspected
of the crime.
There were eighteen murders in
Kentucky in November as against
thirty in October and twenty-seven
It is claimed that Saturn is a thou
sand times larger than tho earth, but
the materials composing it are no
heavier than cork.
A new through line from Chicago
to New York, via the Grand Trunk
and West Shore roads, will be inaug
urated next month.
Buzzards arc reported so plentiful
nc&r Hollister, Cal., that large limbs
of trees arc frequently broken by
their united weight.
Miss Martha Williams, 21 years
old, because of uurequitted love, shot
herself in a barn tho other morning in
Elbridge county, HI.
A log cut in Suwannee county,
Fla., required sixteen mules to haul
it, and made 50,000 feet of lumber.
This is a big tree story.
The recent 6now storm reported in
central Illinois was the heaviest
known in years, and a consequent
delay of railroad trains.
Ex-Gov. English, of Connecticut,
who started out in life as a carpenter,
is now worth $6,000,000, and is the
richest man in his state.
It is claimed that a conductor on
the Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia
road is worth $50,000. He has been
at the business a long time.
Henry Stockek, of Southwark,
Ma68., fell dead while in a fit of pas
sion, caused by the refusal of his
11-year-old son to obey him.
Wm. K. Nelson distributed bibles
in the vicinity of Millersbnrg, Ohio,
and stole horses nights. They found
him out finally and jailed him.
The North Pacific whale catch this
season was 11,200 barrels of oil, 162,
244 pounds of bone? and 310,000
pounds of ivory, all worth $860,000.
Mary Dunn of Danville, N. Y., for
six years unable to speak or rise from
her bed, is now out walking and
talking the result, she saye.of prayer.
The anniversary of the landing of
the Pilgrims was observed on the 22d
by the Pilgrim society on Pilgrim
., Tboi. Bnseell preaidiag. 1
Walnut planting is receiving great
attention in California. The nuts are
marketable, and when tho trees, are
fit to cut down they sell for big
The largest apple tree in the world
isoppoBite the junction of the Mau
mee and Auglaize Bivers, at Defiance,
Ohio. It is six feet four inches in di
ameter. James Anderson was arrested the
other night at Chicago and locked up
on a telegram from Leavenworth,
Kan., where he is wanted for embez
zlement A deserted damsel rushed iuto a
ball room at Alviso, Colorado, the
other night and threw a pan of molas
ses upon the shirt front of her faith
A young married couple were
found fast asleep in their chairs when
the janitor went around to turn off
the gas after a concert iu New Lis
John Riely, of Frederick county,
Va., will be 107 years old on the 25th
of Jan. '84. He is in excellent health
and frequently walks to Winchester,
ten miles distant.
Democrats and republicans of Salt
Lake united in a public meeting the
other evening to endorse President
Arthur's recommendation for a legis
lative council for Utah.
A train broke through a bridge on
the Chester & Lenon Narrow Guage
railroad in North Carolina. Joseph
Henderson, fireman, and William
Simmons, a brakeman, were killed.
The Mormon organ at Salt Lake
says that God struck Congressman
Haskell with a 6tran:e, mysterious,
incurable disease because he was con
spicuous in anti-Mormon legislation.
The official canvass of the vote of
Dakota in adopting the state consti
tution was made the other day at
Yankton, showing a total of 19,150,
with a majority for the constitution
Edmund and Frank Long, two oil
men of Bradford, Pa., were drowned
the other day in Duck creek, Ohio,
while trying to reach Marietta in a
skiff. The bodies have not been re
covered. Mrs. Judith Fitzpatrick, an aged
widow, living near Lecompton, Kas.,
was murdered at her home the other
night, and an attempt made to burn
the house, with the purpose of con
cealing the crime.
A Toronto man died of small-pox
twenty-six years ago, and last week
his grandchild slept upon the same
bed and took the disease. The doctor
says the germs of the disease were
there all that time.
Jesse Clement, of Chicago, an old
newspaper man and the first editor of
the Dubuque Daily Times, in 1857,
and was entensively known through
Iowa, died at Butlerj Mo., very sud
denly on the 25th ult.
A sale was recently made of 32,000
acres of land in Stafford county, near
Great Bend, Kansas, for $160,000. It
was purchased by capitalists at Stan
ton, Va., for the purpose of establish
ing a colony of Dunkards.
Moses Taylor, of Unionville, N.Y.,
built a big barn, which his nighbors
wanted him to paint. "Paint it your
selves," was his reply, which they did
one dark night, putting on all the
colors in the chromatic scale.
There is a one-legged Confederate
soldier in Georgia who has never
drawn any pension from the state,
because all of his command were
killed and there is no one to certify
to his having been in the army.
John S. Anstietz aud two daugh
ters, of Cleveland, Ohio, were out
sleighing op the 25th ult, near Buf
fington and while crossing the Lake
Erie and Western track were struck
by an express train and all killed.
Chas. Sowers, of Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, shot himself through the heart
the other morning. Cause despon
dency ; also, Mrs. R. W. Auburn at
tempted suicide by cutting her throat
She will die. Cause, family trouble.
The Christian convention recently
held at Philadelphia to form an anti
secret society league denounced Ma
sonry particularly, and resolved that
the G. A. R. was "an insidious, dan
gerous and useless form of secret
A very large number of postoffices
have recently been added to what is
known in the department as fourth
class aud assigned to the presidential
grade. These grades have been in
creased mostly iu tho central and
A fire at Kearnoy, Neb., on the
evening of the 25th ult, burning the
tenant house of P. W. Wilson and the
houso of W. Nash, and most of the
furniture destroyed. The origin of
the fire is unknown. Tho loss is es
timated at $1,500.
The family of Henry Hagedorn, of
Cleveland, Ohio, was found suffocated
with coal gas in their residence the
other morning. Mrs. Hagedorn and
a 9-year-old girl were dead, while the
father and two other children were
unconscious, but soon recovered.
Mrs. Andrew Koerner, a young
woman, was found dead iu bed the
other morning and shockingly muti
lated in her home near Indianapolis.
Her husband, with whom she lived
unhappily, has been imprisoned for
the crime, and tells conflicting stories.
It is stated by one learned in such
matters, that the air of the equator is
lending always toward the poles,
while that from the poles moves as
constantly toward the equator.
Where the currents clash, rotation
ensues and 6torm centers are formed.
There must be some very bad peo
ple living in Indiana. The last re
port from one of them says James
Dyer, of Owen county, is on trial at
Terre Haute for burning his house
with bis two crippled children, who
were in the way of bis second marriage.
Philadelphia's new post-office,
which is soon to bo occupied, cost
about $8,000,000. Its dimensions arc
175 feet and 9 inches on Chestnut
street, 175 feet and 1 inch on Market
street, and 484 feet on Ninth street;
height of the dome above the curb,
Gen. Grant, on leaving home in
New York city on the 27th ult,
slipped upon the ice and fell, receiv
ing a Bevere shock and seriously in
juring his thigh. The surgeons say
that no bones were broken, but think
the limb will be paralyzed for the
The Ponca Journal reports a dis
covery of coal in Dixon county by
Prof. Perrigone. The vein is about
eight inches thick and of & good qual
ity. There is hardly enough of it to
create much excitement among the
Poncaites. It is like the gold in the
The most stylish turn-out on Sev
enth Avenue, New York, is U. S.
Grant, jr's. It ia a Russian drosky,
such as the General used to drive in
Galena, drawn by three Arabian stal
lionB harnessed abreast. The vehicle
is decorated with flowing plumes of
gold and blue.
The Porter elevator, owned by
John Lindenholm, of Essex, Iowa,
was burned the other night and is a
total loss. The insurance on build-
ins and stock is $5,500. The cause of
the fire is unknown, but believed to
have been'a hot journal on machinery
on the second floor.
N. W. Fitzgerald, S. C. Fitzgerald
and A. B. Webb, pension attorneys,
indicted by the grand jury at Wash
ington City, appeared in the criminal
court the other day and gave bail iu
$2,000 each. They have been sus
pended from practice since bills tvero
found against them.
News from Tombstone, A. T., says
that tho sheriff arrived there the other
evening with Red Sample and Texas
Willis, two of the Bisbee murderers
and supposed Gage Station train rob
bers in custody. The attempt to
lynch the prisoners failed, and they
were safely lodged in jail.
The secretary of the interior, In
spector Benedict, Agent Tufts, and
special agent Townsond will go at
once to Muscogee, Indian Territory,
and investigate the Creek troubles
arising from the recent election of a
chief, aud make recommendations
looking to their settlement.
At Baltimore, the other day, Henry
Smith, with many aliases, just as he
was embarking for Europe, was ar
rested for robbing Wells & Fargo's
express in Nebraska, and the United
States mails on the Pacific railroad.
The former crime waB committed last
March, and the latter in September.
Efforts are being made by the
CatholicB of Denver, to make that city
the seat of the largest Jesuit college
in America. Twenty-five thousand
dollars have already been subscribed
toward a fund for the erection of the
necessary buildings, and much moro
is promised under certain conditions.
The senate has confirmed the fol
lowing postmasters for Nebraska: C.
K. Coutant, Omaha: J. M. Davis.
Wahoo; W. U. Wiedaman, Norfolk;
H. Rice, Albion ; P. F. Petereou, Te
katnah ; G. Little, Plum Creek. Ben
C. E. Westaul has been appointed
railway postal clerk from Omaha to
Edward Ducuamen, of Cincinnati,
the other morning stabbed his wife
and thought he had killed her and
gave himself up to the police. He
was locked up, and the case investi
gated. His wife was not seriously
hurt, but in the three weeks she lived
with him, he had twice threatened to
At Beverly, W. Va., the coroner's
jury, after five days' investigation,
has found that Mrs. Summcrfield and
her child, whose remains were found
in the ruins of their burned bouse
last week, were murdered before the
nouse was fired, and charged John
Flannagan with the murder. He is
now in jail.
South Carolina has a local option
law which applies to incorporated
cities, towns and villages. When a
place votes in favor of prohibition it
is said to have gone "dry," and when
another votes for license it is said to
have gone "wet." More than twice
as many towns have gone "dry" as
have gone "wet."
The rise and fall oflhe great lakes
is puzzling the old settlers. At Grand
Traverse Bay the water 6lowly rises
for seven years, and then recedes for
the same length of time. The Sault
Ste. Marie Democrat says that the
water in the "Soo" is lowering every
day. At Traverse City the water is
encroaching on the west side of the
One of the novelties in London is
tho literary bracelet. It is made ol
twelve tiny books (silver or gold),
attached to each other by a double
chain. Each little book bears the
enambled name of a favorite poet or
novelist. There are also musical
bracelets of the same model, only
tbey, of course, have the names of
operas or composers.
Mb. Bland, chairman of tho com
mittee on coinage, weights and meas
ures favors recoining tho trade dol
lars into standard dollars and thinks
the issuing of the latter should not be
stopped. He is of opinion that a
mint ought to be established in the
Mississippi valley, and on account of
the advantages offered by St. Louis,
favors that city for the location.
Rev. Mb. Miller, of Zion church,
Hempstead, L. I., had received no
salary for several months, and having
nothing to eat, took $22 of the church
money tbatcame. into his possMtioB,
and gave the church credit. They
concluded that if he couldn't work
for nothing and board himself 'he
should give way to one who could,
and appointed Rev. Mr. Hicks in his
A reinforcement of 6,300 troops go
to Tonquin. soon. The government
has no information about Sontay be
News from Hong Kong says' the
French have captured the principal
outpoBts of Sontay, embracing iive
strongly fortified villages. The ene
my made a stubborn resistance. The
French loss was 200 men. and fifteen
officers killed and wounded. The
Chinese still hold the fortress of Son
tay, butaresurrounded by theFreuch.
Recent news from Loudon says the
police declare without foundation the
rumor of a plot against Gladstone and
for the destruction of public build
ings. The precautions are in conse
quence of vagne threats.
The British regiments in Egypt will
be filled to the strength of 1,000 men
each and seven moro regiments-areto
be ordered to Egypt
A dispatch from Hong Kong states
that the fight at Sontay occurred on.
the 14th. Two outworks were -captured
and the citadel surrounded by
Mr. Cullom has introduced iu.'the
senate a bill to establish a board of
railroad commissioners and to regu
late interstate commerce. The board
under this bill will consist of five
members at a salary each of $5,000
making a total of $25,000, rather an
expensive method of securing the
right. We may be mistaken in our
opinion, but we incline strongly to
the belief thai a plain, good law regu
lating railroads and interstate com
merce would be readily complied
with by the railroad authorities and
when violated could readily be en
forced in the courts without the annu
al expenditure of $25,000.
An important and somewhat won
derful compact was signed by the
railway officials at Omaha on the 29th
ult, and the new organization, the
result of their labors, will be known
as the Western Trunk Line Associa
tion, and embraces the following
roads : The Northwestern, the Rock
Island, the Missouri Pacific, the Mil
waukee, the Wabaah, the Illinois Cen
tral, the St. Paul & Omaha, aud the
Union Pacific. The Union Pacific
will commence on Tuesday of this
week to bill goods direct from Salt
Lake to Chicago and all points on the
lines of its allies. This new associa
tion gives to the Union Pacific the use
of twenty-six thousand miles of track,
and their eastern allied roads will use
the U. P. track in like manner.
Congressman Cox, of New York,
who was appointed chairman of the
house committee on naval affairs, is
reported to be dissatisfied with the
appointment, and will probably de
cline to serve on that committee. It
is claimed by his friends that twenty
two years' experience in the house
entitled him to the chairmanship of
foreign affairs, a place which he de
sired to occupy as he contemplated
advising a number of reforms in the
line of reducing the number of for
eign ministers, iuvesting consuls with
diplomatic power when necessary,
and improving the consular system
so as to make it a more powerful
agency for the advancement of tho
commercial iuterests of the country.
Congressman Springer's friends also
report that he is dissatisfied with the
chairmanship of the committee on the
expenditures of the department of
justice, as be desired the chairman
ship of the committee on elections.
His friends claim that his constituents
have been insulted by his omission
from all important committees.
Harrison' Ram ox lived for many
years iu Hinckley, Medina county,
Ohio, and amassed considorable prop
erty, most of which was in cash. He
would not trust his money to the
keeping of a bank, but hid it about his
own premises, keeping the hiding
place secret even from his own fam
ily. A short time ago he told his
wife that he had bidden about $30,000
in money, and that pretty soon he
would inform her of its whereabouts,
so that in case of his death she would
know where to look for it. He neg
lected to do this, and about a week
after he died of apoplexy. After hits
death an examination of his papers
showed that he had 1335,000 in money
all hidden about his premises. The
most thorough search failed to reveal
the hiding place, and the widow began
to despair. Then she was impressed
with the notion that if she prayed
with faith the Lord would direct her
to the place where the mouey was
bidden. On Wednesday she prayed
all day and night. On Thursday
night she was impelled to go to the
beehives, which stood on a bench
near the house, and in ths excitement
of expectation she knocked over one
of the hives, disclosing to her view
the top of a bench with a pile of
greenbacks of large denomination
upon it. A search under the other
hives resulted iu finding a total of
$15,000. In the afternoon one of the
family dropped a bunch of keys
through the barn floor, which necessi
tated taking up a plank to find them,
and when the young man put his
hand down he struck a half gallon
fruit jar, which be pulled out to find
partly filled with $20 gold pieces.
Other jars and a grain bag were also
found containing gold and silver, and
when it had all been counted the total
amount figured up over $213,000. The
widow was overjoyed, and in her
statement to the correspondent said
she believed that the discoveries were
in direct answer to her prayers.
The annu-il dinner of the Now Eng
land Society nt I'tMinsylvauit, was
held tliir) M-aoii at the Continental
Hotel, Philadelphia. Among the
guests were President Arthur, Secre
tary Chandler, Senator Hawiey, Rev.
Dr. Leomrd Wool3ey B:icou. In
response to the toast, "The President
of the United State?," General Arthur
said: "I confess Mr. Chairmm. that
ray enjoyment of this annual dinner
has been somewhat inirred by. the
knowledge. that-1 should be at this
moment dining with my own chapter
of this society, and that it has been an
act or'abmdoniug my brethren of the
New York branch of the society
which has brought me within reach of
your generous hospitality ; but what
difference can it make whether I dine
in Philadelphia or in New York The
president cannot be in both cities at
once. Iudeed, I heard it said that it
ia only a relic that can be in more
than one place at a time, aud surely
no president tihould bo classed a a
relic until he has given his place to
his successor. Last evening I dined
with the New England society of
Brooklyn and the hearty welcomo ex
tended me, so completely bereft me of
thanks to the expressions of pleasure
that this fresh draft on my power
finds me utterly bankrupt. I thank
you very much for the welcome given
roe, aud can only say, 'Long lifo to
your society and its promoters.'"
Secretary Chandler, in responding to
the toast, "The army aud navy," paid
tributes to Generals Grant, Sherman
and Sheridau, and expressed the hope
that "a grateful eougress and williug
president" would restore tho former
soldiers to the rolls of the army. Re
ferring to the navy, he spoke strongly
of what he termed "complete restora
tion," with doing away with all
ancieut ships and smooth-bore guuH
and substituting steel ships and high
power cannon, of which we have not
one single specimen to show. Chand
ler, iu the course of his remark, spoke
iu praise of the steamers of the Amer
ican Steamship Company, as being
the only line of foreign steamers fly
ing tho Amorican flag, whereupon
Shortridgc, director of the American
Steamship Company arose and said
the company were negotiating for the
sale of its ships, as it could not be
made to pay while ruu under the
American flag, but could be under the
ensign of Great Britain. This state
ment was not received with applause.
Lippitt, Leak & Co. are subject to
all tho mishaps aud disappointments
that other meu are liable to who carry
on an extensive business iu any di
partment ot lite. But they were in t
expecting their business to be inter
rupted by the action of a genuine
thief in stealing aud appropriating to
his own uso a portion of their best
property shipped to their salesmen of
this city, Galley Bros. The stock aud
quality of tho goods may not be so
good as our salesmen may have ex
pected and required by reasou of the
action of the thief. 1
Application for Druggists Permit.
Matter of application of Edmond F. Pow
ell, for Druggist's permit.
"VTOTICE is hereby given that Edmcnd
1 F. Powell did upon the 1.2th day of
December, A. D., 1883, file his applica
tion to the Board of Supervisors of Platte
count-, Nebraska, for a druggist's permit
to sell malt, spirituous and vinous li
quors, at Platte Center, in Lost Creek
precinct, Platte county, Nebraska, from
the 25th day of January, 1884, to the 25th
day of January, 1885.
If there be no objection, remonstrance
or protest filed within two weeks from
December 19th, A. D., 1883, the said li
cense will be granted.
Edmond F. Powell,
34-3 - Applicant.
Land Office at Grand Island, Neb.,
Dec. 5th, 1883. J
NOTICE is hereby given that the
following-named settler has filed
notice of his Intention to make final proof
in support of his claim, and that said
proof will be made before the Clerk of
the District Court of Platte countv, at
Columbus, Nebraska, on January 10th,
Daniel .Slock, iiomesteau 2o. loU,
for the S. E. i Section 0, Township 19
north, ol Range 3 west. He names the
following witnesses to prove his contin
uous residence upon, and cultivation of,
said land, viz: John Hammond, Peter
Plant, of Columbus, Platte Co., Neb.,
John V. Clark, of Postville, Platte Co..
Neb., and Michael McCallen, of Looking
glass, Platte Co., Neb.
33-6 C. HOSTETTER, Register.
U. S. Land Office, Grand Island, Neb.)
Dec. 12th, 1883. f
VTOTICE is hereby given that the fol-
li lowing named settler has hied notice
of his intention to make final proof in
support of bis claim, and that said proof
will be made before C. A.Newman, Clerk
of the District Court, at Columbus, Neb.,
on the 2d day of February, 1884. viz:
Patrick Condon, Homestead Entry No.
8238, for the W. K S. W. X, Section 2,
Township 19 north, Range 2 west. He
names the following witnesses to prove
hia continuous residence upon, and cul
tivation of, said land, viz: Nils Peter
son, Patrick Carney, James Tate and
Fremont Tate all of Platte Center, Platte
34-0 C. HOSTETTER, Register.
U. S. Land Office, Grand Island, Neb.)
Dec. 17th. 1883. f
NOTICE is hereby given that the fol
lowing named settler has tiled notice
of his intention to make final proof in sup
port of his claim, and that said proof will
be made before Clerk of District Court
for Platte county at (Jolumbus, .Neu., on
January 21th, 1884, viz:
Luther M. R. Pepper for the S. E. i
Section 22, Township l'J, Range 4 west,
lie names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residence upon, and
cultivation of, said land, viz: John id.
Pearce, Nils Berlin, August Abrahamson
and James Dickinson ill of Cone, Neb.
3W5 C. HOSTETTER, Register.
A WORD OF WARNIXC.
FARMERS, stock raisers, and all other
interested parties will do well to
remember that the "Western Horse and
Cattle Insurance Co." of Omaha is the
only company doing business in this state
that insures Horses, Mules and Cattle
against loss by theft, accidents, diseases,
or injury, (as also against loss by tire and
lightning). All representations by agents
of ether Companies to the contrary not
withstanding. HENBY GARN, Special Ag't,
13-y Columbus, Neb.
Came to my premises in Platte county,
four miles east of Genoa, one mile west
of Matson P. O. on the Columbus road,
on the 16th of November,
ONE BLACK .MARE,
guessed to be about 12 years old. The
right hind leg is either swollen or per
manently thick; mare in fair condition.
Owner will prove property, pay charges
and this notice and take the animal away.
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Land Office :it Grand Island, Neb.,)
Dec. 10, 1883. f
NOl'ICK is hereby given that the fol.
lowing named settler has filed notice
or his intention to make final proof In
support of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before Clerk of the District
Court nt Columbus, Neb , on January
17th, 18S4, viz:
llobert K.. Jones, Homestead No. 6151,
for the S. W. K Section 14. Town hip 20,
Range 3 west. He name the following
witnesses to prove his continuous resi
dence upon, and cultivation of, said land,
viz: i'atricK Coleman, S. E. Morgan.
Andrew O'Donnell aud Isaac Jonea, all
of St. Bernard, Neb.
33 G C. HOSTETTER, Register.
U. S. Land Office, Grand Island, Neb.,1
Dec. 8, 1883. J
NOTICE is hereby given that the fol
lowing named settler has filed notice
of his intention to make final proof in
support of his claim, and that said proof
will he made belore U. A. Newman, dene
of the District Court, at Columbus, Ne
braska, on the 2titb day or January, 1834,
John N. Hoffman, Homestead Entry
No. 7492, for the E.&S.E. K Section 4,
Township 18 north, Range 4 west. He
names the following witnesses to prove
bis continuous residence upon, and cul
tivation of, said land, viz: Jamea Kier
nan, Arnold Schmidt. Daniel Shuckers
and John V. Nelson, all ol West Hill
P. O., Platte Co., Neb.
S3-e C. HOSTETTER, Register.
Lind Office at Grand Island, Neb.,1
Nov. 19tb, 18S3. J
NOTICE is hereby given that the fol
lowin;.named settler has filed notice
of his intention to make final proof in
support of bis claim, aud that said proof
will be made before Clerk of Dist. Court
at Columbus, Nebraska, on January 3d.
188 I VIZ"
Frederick Papki, Homestead No. 8205,
for the E. X N. V K Section 20, Town
ship 19, Rauge 2 west. He names the fol
lowing witnesses to prove his continuous
residence upon, and cultivation of, said
laud, viz: James Burrows. George Thorn
azin. Win. Patterson and John Edwards,
all of Platte Centre, Neb.
31-6 C. HOSTETTER, Register.
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