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:'J Calamlm -s - .rvi'";a - v y T -v, trs-n': & "t? .7 WHOLE NO. 881. COLTJMBTJS, NEB., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1887. $0ttrtraL m 9 VOL. XFH -NO. 49. 't i- R: i; X. f : y COLUMBUS t STATE BANK. COLUMBUS, KEB. Cash Capital $75,000. HO W TO 'BE BEAUTIFUL. Here's a question the maidens are asking: How can we make ourselves fair? One thinks that her cheeks are a little too red; Another is puzzling her pretty head , To know now to cnrl her straight hair. This lassie's cheeks are a little too pale; How can she make them red? And this little lady's hands are not Quite So smooth and slenaer ana son aw wmw :'Asa.lady' should be," she said. And this one thinks she's a trifle top plump; Another one thinks she's too smaU; Her Un-th are not quite as pretty as pearls; And what thall we do for these poor, poor girls That cannot be happy at alL , And I who look at them can not see " Wh they are dissatisfied; . They look like a garden of roses in bloom; Yet over them all there is resting the gloom Of some lanciea tieauiy ueniea. The mystical secret is mine to impart; Listen, all who covet the power Of beauty's magic: The wonderful art Lies down in the depths of a gentle heart. And shines from the eyes every hour. DlRECTOlM: LEANDER GERHARD, PreVt. . GEO. W. HULST. Vice Pres't- . ' -.JULIUS A. REED. It. H. HENRY. J. K. TASKER, Cashier. If innocent blushes and health be there. They are pretty enough to love. If over the beautiful lips, dear girls. But gentle words are amid; And whether the form be plump or slight. If only the heart be pure and light. You are pretty enough to wed. . Abbe Kinme. Bask of WepoMlt, D14COHI Callectleaa Promptly Wade ! all Pol ac. Pay latereMt llH. Time Uepe-2.4 COLUMBUS Savings Bank, LOAN & TRUST COMPANY. THERE'S WORK FOR ALL TO DO. Come, boys, the world wants mending. Let none sit down to rest. But set to work like heroes. And nobly do your best. Do what j ou can for fellow man With honest heart and true. Much may be done by every one There's work for all to do. You can but do a little? Tliat little's something still. You'll find a way for plenty If ou but have the will. Untiring fight for what is right. And God will help you through; . Much may be done by every one There's work for all to do. Be kind to those around you. To charity hold fast. Let each think first of others. And leave himself till last. Act as you would have others Act always unto ou; Much may be done by every one There's work for all to do. HOME SONG. Capital Stock, $100,000. -o- OFFICERS: A. ANDERSON. Pres't. O. V. SHELDON. Vice Pres't. O.T.KOEN.Treas. ROBERT UHL1G, Sec. gy Will recene time deiKMts, from $1.00 and any amount upwards, and will pay 'he cus tomary rate of interest. Z3T We particularly draw jour attention to our facilities for making loans on real estate, at the lowest rate of interest. o t-City, School and County Bonds, and in dividual securities are bought. 16june86y Stay, stay at home, my heart, and rest; Home-keeping hearts are happiest. Those who wander they know not where Are full of trouble and full of care; To stay at home is best. Weary and homesick and distressed They wander east, they wander west. And are baffled and beaten and blown about By the winds of the wilderness of doubt; To stay at home is best. Then stay at home, my heart, and rest; The bird is safest in its nest; OVr all that flutter their wings and fly A hawk is hovering in the'sky; To stay at home is best. THE OTHER SIDE. Ah. husband, do not scold your wife And make her poor heart ache. Because she can't build pies like those Your mother used to bake. That is, unless you're quite prepared To see the whole thing through. And buy the sealskin sacques just as Her father used to do. Jferrmnf Traveler. FORTHE WESTERN COTTAGE ORGAN CALL OX A.&M.TURNER Or . W. K1BLEK, Travel!!? Salesaaaa. gff-These organs nre first-class in every par ticular, and so guaranteed. SGMFFROTH t PLITH, DKALFBS IX WIND MILLS, AND PUMPS. Buckeye Mower, combined, Self Binder, wire or twine. Piaps Repaired on short aottct. ErOne door we-st of HeinU's Drugstore, 11th reet. Columbus. Neb. KnovSJ-tf street, HENRY G-ASS. UISriDEHT-AJKlEIl ! COFFINS AND METALLIC CASKS AND DEALER IN Furniture , Chairs, Bedstead, Bu reaus. Tables, Safes. Lounges, tec. Picture Frames and Mouldings. Eg-Ilepairwg of all kinds of Ujihol- stery Good.. 6-tf COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA. PATENTS C1TE1TS. TKADE MABfcS AD C8PYRIGITS Obtained, and all other business in the U.S. Patent Office attended to for MODERATE 'FEES. Our oflice is opposite the U. S. Patent Office, and we can obtain Patents in less time than those remote from WASHINGTON. Send MODEL OK DRAWING. W- advise as to patentability free of charge: and make NO CHARGE UNLESS WE OBTAIN PATENT. We refer here to the Postmaster, the Supt. of Money Order Dir., and to officials of the U. 8. Patent Office. For circulars, advice, terms and references to actual clients in your own State or county, write to gwoWetCQ., Opposite PatcnnWceTWashiBBton, D. C. A SWEET WILD ROSE. "Well, since you mentioned it your self, Hal, I will confess tbat I was sur prised to find you engaged to Mise Brookfield," eaid Ned Chester to his life-lnno- rlmm Hal Elmendorf. "for when I went abroad you were most em phatically denouncing the heartless ness, and selfishness and extravagance I and a few other amiable characteristics of the girls, and seemed sincere in your determination to remain a bachelor. And your letters have given no hint of a change in your sentiments. Quite the contrary. Your last, by the bye, was most perplexing. In it you suddenly jumped from the Clauson mine to a 'sweet wild rose,' of whom you had pre viously told me nothing. If I remem ber aright, the sentence introducing her read thus: 'And the dividends tnis year are much larger than this sweet, wild rose that I have found in this lonely place, and am almost persuaded to court and marry, after the manner of Tenny son's landscape painter.' " Elmendorf threw away his cigarette, looked thoughtfully into space a mo ment, and asked, "Should you like to hear all about it, old fellow?" "Of course I should," replied Chester. "Lives there a man with a soul so dead, vhn nnvfir to himself hath said, 'I take no interest in sweet, wild roses?' " "As you remarked a few moments ago," began Elmendorf, "just as you crossed 'the briny' I became disgusted with fashionable young ladies in gen eral, and, as you did not remark, for fear of hurting my feelings, with Eudora Brookfield in particular. It was rather hard on a romantic young fellow, who was awful spoony on a girl, to be told by that girl that his fortune considerably enhanced his attractions in her eyes, and that for her part she thought love in a cottage, no less than five thousand dollars a year, must be the dreariest of existences. We quarreled as you Know, and parted. I, filled with scorn of man aging mammas and fortune-hunting daughters, donned a blue flannel suit and broad-brimmed hat, and carrying with me only a small valiBe, started for anywhere anywhere out of the world. "At noon of my second day's travel the train stopped at a quiet, tree embower ed station, and following the impulse of the moment, I jumped off, struck into a lonely, shady road, resolving to keep on, on foot, until fate should say, Thus far, and no farther.' "I would not .be married for my for tune. I would be loved for myself, or not at all. And, growing stronger in resolution at every step, I suddenly found myself in front of a small, gray cottage. "On the poarch of this cottage sat a a middle-aged woman, sewing. To her I advanced and humbly preferred a re quest for a drink of water. And she, rising with hospitable quickness, bade me take the seat she left while -she went to the welL She returned with a glass of water and a glass of milk. I drank them both not at once, of course, but during the conversation about the weather that ensued and had risen to depart, when the prettiest girl I ever beheld came tripping up the garden !, a nail nf water in each hand. 'A sweet wild rose,' I said to myself, and sat down again, convinced by a glance at that lovely face and form that this cot tage was Fate's 'No farther.' "Accordingly, I told mine hostess that I was a poor story-writer (you will ad mit that waB no lie, for all the editors to whom I have submitted my manuscripts hav said the same thing), with a book to finish, and I begged her to let me stav there a few weeks, promising to make her as little trouble as possible. Well I dou't see nothin' agin it, if father and daughter don't, said she, and away she went again, and, from the murmur of voices in the hall, I knew the matter was being discussed by the family. And in a few moments a shrewd-looking old man appeared, looking at me sharply, and asked brusquely, 'Kin you 'ford to pay $1 a week?' I told him I thought I could, and he seized my valise and car ried it into the cottage, I following. Ned, old chap, it was a lovely spot, and no mistake. Every morning the birds awakened me with their songs, and fra grance enough from the rose-vines float ed into that attic room in one day to perfume Eudora's handkerchiefs for a whole year. "As for Alice the sweet wild rose no poet ever dreamed of maid more beautiful Large, innocent, dart-blue eyes, with lashes so long that they cast a faint shadow on her rounded cheeks; mouth, nose, chin, ears, hands, feet, simply perfection; and a voice, not as musical as Eudora's, it is true, but with a childish ring and sweetness; and when she spoke, which was seldom, it was with a pretty, modest hesitancy that made you want to catch her in your arms and kiss the words from her full red lips. I had only seen her three times when I was madly in love with her, and thought the plain calico gowns she wore the prettiest gowns in the world. I wrote you a very long letter, in which, among other things, I reviewed my Eudora ex perience, and I told you of the treasure I had found in the cottage by the wood. And a few days after posting this letter I asked the sweet wild rose to be my wife. She raised those glorious, inno cent blue eyes to my face for an instant and then hid them upon my breast, while she whispered the shy darling. " 'Don't ask father and mother just yet. until I get used to the thought myself. It seems so very strange. " 'And you are sure you love me? And will you be willing to wear calico gowns and live in a little cottage all your life?' said I. " 'Try me,' she replied, with glowing cheeks and an arch smile. " 'Now am I really loved!' said I to the birds next morning. 'It is Hal Elmen dorf wins the heart of Alice, not his for tuneno signing for gems ana goiu, no longing for silks and velvets and satins, knows this simple country maid. She is even unaware of her own marvellous grace and beauty, and she is also un aware, it cannot be denied, of many of the rules of grammar and pronunciation. But these I can soon teach her, Heaven bless her!' And I made up my miml to start for the nearest city immediately and obtain the ring. "So, pleading urgent business to my darling, as soon as breakfast was over I bade good bye for a day or two. " 'Oh, if you should never come back,' she sobbed, clinging around my neck. " 'But I will, dearest,' I said, unloos ing her lovely arms, and kissing tho tears from her eyes. 'I shall be back again before you have time to miss me.' And J teas; for I had only gone a mile when I discovered I had left my pocket book behind, and full of anger against myself for my carelessness, I hastened back. As I ueared the cottage I heard loud voices the voice of Mrs. Burdock, my prospective mother-in-law and could it be? Yes, it was my sweet, wild rose. " 'Well, it's a regular mess, and I don't know what to say to Bill Tryon when he comes back from sea,' the elder lady was saying. 'He'll raise the ruff off the house.' " Let him,' replied Alice; Til build you a better house nearer to folks; for I'm sure I never want to come back to this lonely hole again after I once leave it.' " 'But s'pose the man shouldn't be so rich, after all, persisted the prudent mamma. " 'He's as rich as Schreechus,' answer ed the daughter, in anything but a sweet voice. And oh! how dreadful the gram mar and pronunciation sounded in it! 'Do you think I'd give up Bill if Iwarn't sure of it? He writ a long rigmarole to some friend of his one day, and he lost" a piece, and I found it " "The mm almost ending with the Clausion Mine, and nearly beginning with the sweet, wild rose," interrupted Chester. "Just so," assented his friend. "But to go on with the conversation, to which I boldly confess I deliberately listened. 'I found it, he never missed it, and I read it,' said tfie simple country maid. 'Some fashionable jgirl wanted him for his fortune, and he got mad and cleared out, and walked around till he found me. A sweet, wild rose he calls me, and he ain't 60 far out, neither.' it You'd better let your pa inquire about him some before you promise sure to marry him,' advised Mrs. Burdock. " 'BubbishH exclaimed the rose. 'Pa going snoopin' round might spoil every thing. I know he's got lots of money, and I bet he's gone off now to buy me something elegant. Calico gowns, in deed! ni wear silk every day of my life. But come along, ma, let's go up stairs. P'rhaps he's left his satchel un locked, and we can rummage through it' "No, he hasn't,' said L coming for ward; 'but don't let that prevent your enjoying yourselves, ladies; .here is 'the key, at your service.' "With a shrill scream, the sweet, wild rose fled. I reached my room under the eaves in three bounds, gathered togeth er my belongings, left some bank bills on the table, and fled, too." Sit Langaajre. The following extract is from the Annals, whioh, we think will be interest ing to our readers: 'The language of signs is as universal and as simple as nature. In the sum mer of 1818, a Chinese young man pass ed through Hartford, Conn. He was so ignorant of the English language that lie could not express it in his most common wants. The Principal of the American Asvlnm invited the stranger to spend an evening within its walls, and introduced him to Mr. Clare, an assistant teacher in the Asylum. The object of this intro duction was to ascertain to what extent Mr. Clare, who was entirely ignorant of the Chinese language, could conduct an intelligible conversation with the for eigner by signs and gestures merely. The result of the experiment surprised all who were nresent. Mr. Clare learned from the Chinaman many interesting facts respecting the place of his nativity, his parents and their family, hia former pursuits in his own country, his resid edence in the United States and his no tions concerning God and a future state. By the aid of appropriate signs, Mr. Clare ascertained the meaning of about twenty Chinese words. When the con versation began, the stranger appeared to be bewildered with amazement at the novel kind of language addressed to him; soon, however, he became deeply inter ested in the very expressive and signifi cant manner which Mr. Clare used to make himself understood, and before an hour had k expired, a very quick and lively interchange of thought took place between the two so lately entire strang ers to each other The Chinaman him self began to catch the spirit of his new deaf and dumb acquaintance, and to em ploy the language of the countenance and gestures with considerable effect to make himself understood." THE TWO GATES. 8. 8. OONAKT. A pilgrim once (bo runs an ancient tale). Old.; worn, and spent, crept! down a shadowed OneUher hand rose mountains bleak and high; ChiM was the gusty air, and dark the sky; The aath was rugged, and his feet were bare; His Sided cheek was seamed by pain and care; Uia Keavy eyes upon the ground were cast. And eveiy step seemed feebler than tne.last. The valley ended where a naked rock Uose sheer from earth to heaven, as if to roocK The pilgrim who had crept that toilsome way ; Bat while his dim and weary eyes essay To ana an outlet, in ine mounuuu mo A- ponderous sculptured brazen door he spied. And tottering toward it with fast-failing breath. Above theiportal read, Thk Oatjc ok Dkatu." He could not stay his feet, that leadlthereto: It yielded to his touch, and passing through, He came into a world all.bnght and fair. Blue were the heavens, and balmy was the air; And, lo! the blood of outh was w his veins. And he was clad in robes that held no stains Of his long pilgrimage. Amaied, he turned: ut,nirit imMan Hnnr behind him burned In that fair sunlight, and his wondering eyes, NEBRASKA NOTES. Now lustreful and clear as those new skiss. pro from the mists of age, of care, and strife, Abtovs the portal read. "TH Uatk of ufk. THROUGH THE IVORY GATE. & I had a dream last night, Dream of a friend that to dead, He came with dawn's first light And stood beside my bed. And as he there did stand. With gesture fine and. fair. He passed a wan white hand Over my tumbled hair, Saying: No friendship dyeth With death of any da; No true friendship lyeth Cold with lifeless clay. Though our boyhood's play-time Be goue wmi "'""""V1 No friendship fades with May-time, No.friendship dies with death. Then answer I had made But that the rapture deep Did hold me half afraid To mar that rose of sleep. So, with closed eyes, I lay. Lord of the vision fair. But when 'twas perfect day Only the day was there. Wendell Phlllipf Advice. Robert Purvis, one of the founders, and many years the president of the Anti-slavery society, in a reminiscent mood yeeterday said: "During slavery days Wendell Phillips lectured one evening of a day on which a number of Methodist ministers held a conference. Tho preachers were on the same train .;i, -pfcilHnn firm of the ministers, a n iiu -a. - big, blustering fellow, inquired in a loud voice if Wendell Phillips was on the train. " Vm. sir: there he is,' answered the conductor, pointing to the great abo litionist, who sat quietly in the rear of the car. "The inquiry naturally excited a great deal of interest, and everybody in the car turned aronnd to take a look at the man then so much talked about. "You're Wendell Phillips, are you?' yelled the minister, half turning in his seat. "'Yes, sir; that's my name,' replied Phillips, with characteristic blandness of voice. " 'Well, sir, I want you to understand, sir, that there nre no slaves up north here. Y'ou have no right to go about raising disturbances and delivering un pleasant lectures. Why don't yon go down south and lecture?' " 'Sir,' said Phillips, half rising in his saat, 'you are a minister of the Gospel, are you not?' " 'Yes, sir.' "'It is your mission to save souls from hell, is it not?' " 'Yes, sir.' " Then why don't you go there?' "In the tumult of laughter that fol lowed, the minister grabbed his valise and fled to another car." Philadelphia Times. A Isnon in Pronunciation. "Mr. Featherly," said Bobby at the dinner table, "how do you pronounce d-o?" "Do, Bbby," replied Mr. Featherly, indulgently. "How do you pronounce d-e-w?" "D-u-u-ew," and here Mr. Featherly put on a genteel air for the benefit of Bobby's big sister. "Well, then, how would you pronounce the second day of the week?" "Tewsday, I think." "You're wrong." "Wrong? How would you pronounce the second day of the week, Bobby?" "Monday." AT. Y. Times. Making Children Happy. There is no better test in the world to apply to a household than that of wheth er the children in it are truly happy happy in their association with their parents, and happy with any chance company under the roof. The house hold in which this is not the case is a melancholy, a fairly tragic failure. Per haps the highest acnievement of civiliza tion, refinement, education and religion is a home in which, an at once loving and reverential relation subsists between children and their fathers and mothers, children are the familiar and welcome guests of the house. Boston Heixild. Hope for Doll Boys. There is no task devolving on a school boy moro irksome than composition writing. When I was a lad. my tutor, in whose head ideas lay imbedded like tire in a flint, sought to emphasize the fact that, with a little practice, it was as easy as turning over; and so it is when you know how. He would set no rules for composition, being impressed with the Platonic idea that rhetoric consists in ruling the minds of men, and that this art cannot lie learned from text books. Whenever the boys complained of the difficulty they experienced in evolving their ideas, he would say: "Do not be in haste to accomplish a great deal at the outset. Study hard and practice constantly. Be easy, natural and wide-awake. Never imitate, except so far as it may be necessary to form your taste. Bead good books nay, the best books-and trust your in stinct to the end." Most boys fail in their early projects because their ambition outruns their energy. Our youth should not forget that they are boys and girls, and that ereat things will not lie required of them until their powers have matured. Stndv nature; be easy and unaffected; never spread your wings until you have learned to walk with a firm step on the ground. One aim should be kept steadily in view. Do the best you can. What is failure to a mind disciplined in the hither uses of his talents? It is but a whip that spurs it on to renewed effort. Our early failures give us hints of suc cess. Oftentimes, when writing a note, we say, apologetically, "In great haste." This is a fair excuse for one who has few intervals of leisure. But it will not avail as an apology for the shortcomings of a work which is supposed to engage bebt talents, and wiucn invites our criticism. Nothing great was ever ac complished in haste. Agatharins, an Athenian painter, val ued himself upon the celerity and ease with which he executed his work. Whereupon. Xeuxis, the great artist, remarked to him: "If I boast, it shall be of the slow ness with which I finish mine." Once get the notion out of your head that there is an easy path to fame and fortune, and you may soon boast of a wisdom greater than that of the school room. . Drawing a Dim Religions Line. Minister (to Uncle Bastus) Surely Uncle Bastus, you are not going fishing on Sunday? Uncle Bastus Yes, sah, 'specs I is. You see, Mistah Goodman, I don't be lieve in dis yere 'ligion berry much. Ise Ml a Jl H.4V.Mt am Qttnil'iv what wiiiun , uu u,uu u . -'-T-rAfoersabanabandof locusts ain't wicked fer to do any odder da), p sah. Minister Then why dont you saw wood instead of wasting your time after fish? Uncle Bastus (indignantly) Mistah Goodman, does yo think dat I would wo'k on the holy Sabbath day? Why We Should Know Ourselves. One man succeeds brilliantly in his calling, and another man is thereby temp ted to leave liis vocation and think to imitate his gains by following his foot steps. Self-knowledge would tell him of the folly and failure of such a course. And we need to be resolute in the matter; am bition and love of gain incite us to paths that look promising; and it is for us to know ourselves, and utterly refuse to throw away life in work for which Nature has given us no preparation. Contribu tor. . A flock of girls is called a bevy; a bey nf wnlvpfi a nack: a nack of thieves a gang; a gang of angels a host; a host of porpoises a shoal; a shoal of Buffaloes a herd; a herd of children a troop; a troop of partridges a covy; a covy of beauties a galaxy; a galaxy of ruffians a hoard; a hoard of rubbish a heap; a heap of oxen a drove; a drove of blackguards a mob; a mob of whales a school; a school of worshipers a congregation; a congrega tion of engineers a corps; a corps of rob- a swarm, and a swarm of people is called a crowd. A gnn club has been organized at Hilton. The Grand Island street railway has been in corporated. The driving park at Lincoln will be cut up into lots and sold. Mr. Packer of O'Neill, 88 years old, started for a trip to Denver. A building and loan association is being or ganized in Nebraska City. E. 0. Anderson of Fremont has recently lost three children by diphtheria. Charles Pitcher and Miss ora Kennard were married at Lincoln March 23L The assessors of Otoe county, following the example of Douglas, have raised Valuations 2U per cent. A building and loan association has been or ganized at Neligh with an authorized capital of $20,(K)0. The Omaha Republican don't like Church Howe so well as it did last fall, and don't praise him bo highly. Citizens of Falls City are asking for a schedule time-table that will give them better communica tion with Omaha. Fred Reck, an Omaha boy, was killed last week by being rat over by the can. No blame is attached to any one. Lincoln was too slow to catch Swift. He planked down a quarter of a million dollars for a packery on the main line in Omaha. The Missouri last week was on a rampage at Nebraska City. No mails or freight were crossed for two days, but sent around via Lincoln. A gentleman living near Ruahille, soys the Sun, discovered Beveral grasshopjiers hopping around on the prairie at a lively rate one day last week. A recent census shows that the jiopulation of Sutton has doubled in the last year. There are seven new additions to the city now asking ad mission. The all-absorbing question in Lyons is whether the town shall have saloons another year. The matter will probably enter into the near coining election. In the oratorical contest at Franklin the honors were carried off by the fair sex Miss Lena Miller and Miss Maud Dawes, the first receivinc $13 and the second $10. The Missouri Pacific wiU probably tap Hast ings before the dog days wane. The Itoick Island and Elkhorn Valley are heading for the same common center. The B. A M. shops at Plattsmouth are crowded with work, and $15,000 worth of machinery has been purchased to meet the demand for rolling stock and repairs. Last week wns one of the busiest of the season at the West Lincoln packins-houi.es and the total receipts of hogs for the six dos amounted to nearly 10,000 head. The new Catholic church at Erina, Garfield county, was recently destrojed by a big prairie fire, which also burned a good xrthm of the hay stacked in that section. There is a great scarcity of houses to rent in Omaha. New-comers an constantly arriving, but they have great difficulty in finding places in which to set up housekeeping. A good many clerks in the Union Pacific head quarters building at Omaha are on the anxious seat these spring days, owing to a rumor that there is to be a big cutting down in the force. Daniel Etter of Plattsmouth, who recently started to Omaha to visit f riemN, and who luul about $1,450 in money in his pocket, is missing. He is a tall man, with gra whi-kers, carried a cane and is somewhat cranky. At Kearney Chase & Kohn's clothing hou-s was burglarized last week. The thine broke in the back door and carried awa four or five hundred dollars worth of clothing, famishing goods, hats, cajs, etc. The same firm was burglarized three weeks ago. R. A. Baker, who is sturing 770 head of nheep in Vesta precinct, Johnson county, aH he has neer sheared sheep that the wool did not average over $1 per sheep and considers t hem more profit able than hogs, cattle or horses, and can e kept with less exiense. Rut.hville turned out with a brass Ijond to we the forty Indians from Pine Ridge Agency oft to New York to go with Buffalo Bill's show to Europe. A by-stander suggested that it would lie a wild show to see the forty, all in line, alioard ship, casting up their accounts. The Fremont Tribune puts it pretty forcibly, thus: "Omaha will never bo batihfied until she gets n decided advantage overall other Nebraska cities-until she gets the earth tied up in a deli cate pink ribbon. She will not be satisfied until she can annihilate the fifty miles of space be tween Omaha and Fremont. She will never 1? satisfied." J. E. Spencer, the station agent at Dtle, who was reported to have skipped out leaving many creditors to mourn, luis since returned and has been re-installed by the company as agent at tliat place again. Mr. Hatton, whom it was retorted acted somewhat crookedly while Siencer"s cred itors were endeavoring to get a settlement, lias since been found to have acted justly in all his transactions. Some of the wags captured a drunken man in Lindsay a few days ago and put him through a regular police court trial. The "court" fined him fifty cents and costs but agreed to let him go if he would divulge where he got what he drank. The man was a stranger in these iarts and took the proceedings in earnest and made statements from which it appears whiskey is sold in this neighborhood without license. Argus. Columbus and Schuyler are good illustrations of the advantages and disadvantages of high and low license. At Columbus they will have seven teen saloons this year, and at Schuyler ten at the most. And at the present license will bring in a revenue of $10,000, while nearly twice the number we have, at Columbus, will bring into the treas ury of that school district but $8,500, or $1,500 less than we derive from our ten Schuyler Herald. for the insurance company for the purchase of the property, is now in the city to complete ar rangements for building. The plans contem plate a perfectly fireproof structure 138 feet square, the lower stories of which wiU be of heavy Colorado brown stone, the upper of red pressed brick with carved and stone trimmings and elaborate ornamentations of terra cotta, the whole to be surmounted by a tall tower with a square base and rounded dome. In a word, it will be as handsome as a structure so massive can be made. The stle will be modern and metropolitan, the windows of plate gltUa, and even thing about the building of the very best character. A portion of the lower floors will be occupied by the company for their own business, which will have here its headquarters for a large section of tlie West, and the remainder will be arranged wholly for offices, with ample elevator facilities and means of egress. Occupying so high on elevation, the building will be one of the most conspicuous objects in the city for some time to come. Omaha Republican. TBI WTWMT National Bank! or COLUMBUB. -HAS AN- Authorized Capital of $250,000, A Surplus Fund of - $20,000, And the largest Paid ia Caak Capital of any bank in this part of the State. Aaamed of Work. Ashamed of work, boys good, hard, honest work? Then I am ashamed of you ashamed that you know so little about great men. Open your old Roman HiBtory and read of Cincinnatus. On the day they wanted, to. make him dicta tor, where did they find him? In the field plowing. The great Cato you have surely heard of him, how he rose to all the honors of the Roman State; yet he was orten seen at work in the field with the slaves. Scipio Africanus, who con quered Hannibal and won Carthage far Rome,. was not ashamed to labor on his farm. Lucretia, one of the noblest of Roman matrons, might have been seen spinning with her maids. Better even than the example of noble Romans is the advice of the wise man: "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might." Better than this even are the beautiful New Testament words: "Not slothful in business, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord." Anon. The new baby had proved itself the possessor of extraordinary vocal powers and had exercised them much to John ny's annoyance. One day he said to his mother: 'Ma, little brother came from heaven, didn'i he?" "Yes, dear." Johnny was silent for some time, and then said: "Say, ma." "What is it Johnny?" "I don't blame the angels for liounciug him, do you?" Merchant Traveler. "Hope on, hope ever." How many delicate ladies there are who, while they attend to their daily duties, do so with aching heads?, a sense of fullness, pain in the back and depressed spirits, who are "only keeping about," as the phrase is. Some day they "go into a decline," and leave their children motherless. To such we wonld say, "Cheer up." Time ly use of Dr. Pierce's "Favorite Pre scription" corrects all female irregulari ties, weaknesses, and kindred affections easily, pleasantly and quickly. A 5-year-old friend of ours, starting out for a children's party the other af ternoon, remarks to the maid who is taking him to the place of entertain ment: "Well, I've made up my mind to be a perfect gentleman to-day; I don't mean to kick a single girl." Upon his return home he was questioned as to his liehavior bv his mamma. "Well," he said, "tho only thing I did was to yell 'Chestnuts' when they played the 'Mikado' on the piano." Harper's liazar. jyDepoaits received and interest paid on time deposits. ;y Drafts on the principal citisa in this coun try and Europe bought and sold. "Collections and all other business given prompt and careful attention. STOCKHOLDEBft. A. ANDERSON. Pres't. . HERMAN P. H.OEHLRICH. Vice Pres't. O.T.ROEN, Cashier. J. P. BECKER, HERMAN OEULRICU, U. SCHUTTE. W. A. MCALLISTER. JONAS WELCH. JOHN W. EARLY. KAN DERSON, U. ANDERSON. ROBERT UHlJu.-CAlU.RtUNKE. AprZS- ooti gusiness gards. D. T. M RTYN. M. D. F. J. Schco, M. D. Dri. MARTYH 3CHUG, U. S. Examining Surgeons, Local Surgeons. Union Pacific, O.. N. 4 B.H.andB.M. R. R's. Tele- f'nnmiltation in German and English. phones at office and residences. jarOnice on Olive street, next to Brodfueh rer's Jewelry Store. NEBRASKA, tt-y COLUMBUS, TTAJllirO MEAUK.M. ., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Platte Center, Nebraska. -y M. COKrVEI'lUN W. LAM' AND COLLECTION OFFICE. Upstairs Ernst building. Uth street. Oi;i.UVA REKDI.K, Office over Nebraska. XTTORXEYSAT LAW, l-'iret Nationnl Hank, Columbus, SO-tf C. IK KVA!, M. .. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. fctf-Otnee and nMmw. (Jluck building. Uth stret't. Telephone communication. 4-J M cALLISlK MHOS., ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Ks. Office nn-btairs in Henr. Olive anil 11th ftret-. tarj Public. building, corner of A. McAllister, No- t:uit:.v SURVEYOR. J-" COUNTY J.-rrl'.irtii. desiring Murtfjing done can nd dretiH uie at Columbus, Neb., or call at my office in Court lIoil?. .'.majso-) Where the Other One Was. Child at Washington -"Who are all these men lounging around the outside or the Capitol?" Parent "They arc United States Sen ators, my child." "Are there any more Senators liesides them?" "Only one." "Where is he?" "He is inside, making a speech." Omaha World. N O'l'ICK TO llAillKKS. W. H. Tedrow, Co Supt. I will Ik? at my office in the Court House thu third Saturday of each month for the examina tion of teachers. 3i-f 1K. J.CIIAM. VII.1.. DEUTSCI1ER ARZT. Columbu. Nebraska. JrOth'ce Uth Street. Consultations in En glish, French and (ieruum. tEJiuarsT JOHN OMiUiti INS. C. J. tJARLOW, Collection Attorney. HIGOIHS & QABL0W, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW, Siwcinlty made of Collections by C. J (iarlow. 31-111 No Cause for Complaint. Condemned murderer (to lawyer) You said you could get a sentence of im prisonment for life, and here I am to be hanged next month. Lawyer That's all right. You will not be imprisoned for life and you won't have to drag out any long, dreadful years in jail. Be reasonable, man. iT. I", TtV18. "Molly, I wish you would be a better little girl," said an Austin father to his daughter. "You have no idea how sorry I am that mamma has to scold you all the time." "Don't worry about it, pa" was the reply of the little angel. "I am not one of those sensitive children. Half the timal don't hear what she says." Texas Sif tings. "Pa, what is mist?' " "It is an invis ible vapor in the atmosphere, my son." "Does a man ever turn into mist?" "Certainly not. Who said he could?" "Nobody did; only I heard ma say the other day that you never would be mist." Ex. There was Quite a little excitement over the river Monday night. Several of the farmers got too much "pizen" on board. One of the gang was in the bam sleeping off the drunk when one of the others kicked him in the face several times, the man got up and run, the slugger got on a horse and took after him, and pounded him up unmer cifully; they say he had no provocation whatever. Some of the by-standers attempted to stop him from following the man, and he drew his revolver and shot at one of the by-standers but his hand was knocKea osuie ami no narm was none. Burnett Blade. The other day W. H. Mead had a narrow escape in an encounter with a mad steer, on his place across the river. The critter suddenly made a break through a wire fence after him, breaking the wire as thongh it was a twine string, and then they started on a race aronnd a short section of hedge, the animal gaining on every jump for three rounds, when Mr. Mead, almost completely exliausted, dodged into a convenient opening, and the infuriated animal ilashed on against a tree, and luckily forgot who he was after. He afterwards treed two or three men and luul the whole community scared before he was finally brought down with a shot-gun. 31 r. jlead is probably of the opinion tliat lie can get all the excitement and exercise he wants in this country without going west to hunt bears! Fremont Herald. The latest among the magnificent improve ments now in progress in Omaha, is the erection of an immense ten-etory structure for the New York Life Insurance Co., to occupy a quarter of a block, at the northeast comer of Farnam and Seventeenth streets. The ground was bought from Mr. J. H. Millard some weeks ago. and was occupied by his residence, but the surrender was not to take place until the first of June. Being an advantage to the purchaser, however, of obtaining immediate position, so as to hnve the walls complete and wholly enclosed before win ter, Mr. Millard waived his privilege, and the old residence is now being torn down, and the exca vation for the new building ia in progress. Mr. William T. Booth, of Nrw York, who negotiated A negro in Alabama was brought up for stealing a pair of chickens, but de clared solemnly that ho "didn't steal dem ar fowls," declaring, on tho other hand, that the complainant had beaten him brutally with a club. "But," said the judge, "you are twice as large and strong as he is; why didn't yon defend yourself?" "Why, jedge, see hyar; I had a chicken in each hand, an' what's two raw chickens agin' a club?" Life. You never see the struggle between duty and inclination more strongly marked than in the respectful attitude of a dog sitting on the sidewalk, his head bent back and one foot aimed at the back of his ear, undecided whether to spring up and answer the imperative whistle of his master, or sit still and shoot the flea hehas just got the exact range and elevation on. Mamma "Now, Effie, I am going to allow von to sit at the table with all the company but you must not forget to lie polite and say, "Yes please," and "No thank yon." Effie fWith an unlimited capacity for dinner) "All right, ma, I don't think I shall have to say, "No thank you." The Judge. Rev. Dr. Woods, of Andover, was once giving his class some instructions aliout preaching in a manner so as to gain at traction and applause. "Young gentle men," said he, "it's all contained in a nutshell. When you go to preach in the city, take your best coat; but when you go to the country, take your liest sermon." HOMCEOPATHIST. aad Diseases of Specialtv. Ckreaio Diseases Caildrea a J5-Office on Olive street, three doors north of First National Ilinlc --! P H.KINtUi:, I Ith St., opposite Lindell Hotel. Sells Harne-H, Saddles, Collars, Whips, Blankets, Curry Comlis, Brushes, trunks, valises, buggy tops, cushions, carriage trimmings, Ac, at thw Ioweft possible prices. Repairs promptly at tendee! to. M. MACFAKL4KU, ATTORNEY AND NOTARY PUBLIC. LAW AND COLLECTION OFFICE OF- J. M. MACFAHXAND, Columbus, Nebraska. J.J E.C. BOYD, M UFACTCBItR OF Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware ! Job-Work, Hoofing and Gutter ing a Specialty. jyShop on Olivr strert, 'i iUmr north f Brodfuehrer's Jewelry Store. 32-tf Somebody who appears to know how fashionable schools are managed, says: "To educate young ladies is to let them know all about the ogies, omenies, the ifics, the tics and mistics; but nothing about the ings, such as sewing, darning, washing, baking and making pudding." Burlington Haickeye. 9 Baby has been forbidden to ask lor dessert. The other day they forgot to serve him, and as baby is very obedient he remained silent, although much af fected. "Tosephine," said the father, pass me a plate." "Won't you have mine, papa?" cried baby; "it is very A. J. ARNOLD, PEALKK IN DIAMONDS, FINE WATCHES, deck Jewelry AND SILVERWARE. Strict attention given to reiwUring of Watches anil Jewelry- 5SrWHl not be unden-old by anbody.StI Nes).ATeaae. Opposite Cletaer Hoase. 8$ YOU! can live at nome, ami mane more monev at work lor ns. than at any- ithing else in the world. Capital not needed: jou are htnrted free. Both sexes: all ages. Anyone can do the work. Large) earnings sure from first start. Costly outfit and terms free. Better not delay, t osts you nommg to send ns your address and find out; if you are wise you will do so at once. 11. H ix.ktt A Co.. Portland. Maine. dec-J-"f5y clean." 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