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The Avoca Department
Nimi Its n i dr.ival Wjsk b a Special Reporter for This Department of the Semi-Weekly Journal
W. J. RAU. Ma nag or
V. W. STRAUB. President HENRY WOHLERS. Vice-President
H. C. WELLENSIEK. Cashier
We Solicit roar Bonking Easiness.
... , A . o a I
Dick Steffens and wife spent Sunday I
Seimer'a Cornet Band will be here on
Hear U. S. Senator Brown on August
Cth, at Avoca.
W. It. Graham was at Omaha Tues
day and JWlay.'
L. F. Dunkak made a business trip
to Berlin Tuesday evening.
Postmaster McEachron, of Berlin,
was a business visitor Monday.
Mrs. Walter Nerval returned last
Saturday from a few days visit at Cook.
Dan Prime and wife, of Arapahoe,
were visiting relatives here la.ct week.
Miss Gladys Graham and Florence
Wilkinson, left Tuesday for Elizabeth,
II. G. Wellensiek was a visitor in the
county seat of Otoe county Tuesday
Gus Mohr was a visitor in Nebraska
City Tuesday where he had some busi
ness to transact.
Miss Virgie Ethridge, of Cook, spent
several days this week visiting at the
home of Ora E. Cope.
Hon. Orlando TefTt
mouth visitor Monday
home Tuesday. It is
was a Flatts
rumored that he
will be the republican candidate for
The largest crowd that was ever in
Avoca is expected here next Thursday
to the Odd Fellows picnic. A good
ball game and balloon ascension will be
some some of the attractions.
Don't you forget the good time you
will have by attending the Odd Fellows'
picnic at Avoca next Thursday, August
6. Don't forget to bring your family
along with you.
Mrs Sam Johnson and daughter re
turned home Tuesday night from Sum
mer, Neb., where they had been called
on account of the dangerous illness of
Mrs. Frank Johnsoh, the wife of a
brother of Mr. Johnson here.
Weeping Water was quite well rep
resented in Avoca Tuesday and they all
went home heavily "loaded" with beer
and "bug juice." Weeping Water,
the model temperance town of Cass
county, is represented here almost
every day by fellows who will have it
at any cost, and they generally go home
well supplied for several days future
Tom Straub says Sheriff Quinton was
so fortunate in the selection of a most
estimable young lady for a wife, that
he feels himself as though matrimony
would be a good thing for him. and
thinks of opening a correspondence
bureau in the hope of securing some
good lady who desired to marry with a
young man (age about 38 years) who
has plenty to care for the young lady
the balance of her days. Remember
F. H. Straub, Avoca, Neb., when you
begin tc correspond.
i High Grade
Good stationery is a mark of culture and
refinement. It creates a favorable impres
sion in the mind of the one who receives
your letter. When out of stationery do
not buy a cheap tablet and cheap envelopes,
but get a box of our high grade stationery.
A Large Line to Select from at Moderate Prices
ORA E. COPES, 22:
When you need anything in Fresh or Salt Meat Line you
want to be sure and get it of
THE MEAT MAN
He also sells Poultry and Bread and is always prepared
to fix you withice! ice!! ice!!!
Surplus $3 ,5 OO
The new telephone building, being:
. , . v.m- Mtl m-
pany is about ready for occupancy. It
is a nice, comfortable place for central
Fred Buckman is erecting a large
new residence in west Avoca. The
residence is one of the finest in Cass
county, and when completed will cost
in the neighborhood of $5,000.
The apparatus for extinguishing fire
arrived Tuesday and delivered over to
town authorities. Talk about your live
business men here is an illustration of
what they do here when they want to.
Not desiring to saddle the indebtedness
which the purchase of this fire extin
quisher would incur upon the taxpayers,
a subscription paper was passed around
among the business men and in a very
short time, enough money was subcrlb
ed to discharge the obligation. Now
the good people of Avoca can go to bed
at night feeling that if dread demon
does visit them they will have some
means of shoving him ofl". Hurrah for
Personal Rights League.
A. J. Miller of Omaha was here on
! Tuesday organizing a Personal Rights
League and was successful in securing
quite a number of members. He went
from here to Berlin where he did the
same, Louie Dunkak accompanying him
to that place. This organization is be
coming quite extensive throughout Ne
braska, the membership now number
ing about 25,000. Mr. Miller is quite
a nice young man, and we were pleased
to make his acquaintance.
Remember the Date.
Arrangements have all been perfect
ed for the Odd Fellows' picnic next
Thursday, August 6. From present
indications an immense crowd will be
in Avoca on that day. The committees
have been ver busy getting things in
shape to entertain the people, and they
determined to have an entertainment
that will not only be a credit to the
order but to the town of Avoca, also.
These annual picnics have been an an
nual fixture, and this year the manage
ment expect to out-do all former event.
Get your work in shape so you can
bring your entire family, and let all
enjoy a day of pleasure. Plenty of
music, fine speaking, refreshments in
abundance, and the merry-go-round
will be here to furnish the children
amusement galore. Don't fail to be on
the grounds early and remain the entire
day. Harvest is over, the corn is laid
by and there is nothing to prevent the
farmers from attending.
Stimulation Without Irritation
That is the watchword. That is what
Orino Laxative Fruit Syrup does.
Cleanses and stimulates the bowels
without irritation in any form.
DUNKAK & MASEMAN
OF ALL KINDS
Carpenter Tools, Tinware
Agents for the Monarch Range
Sharpies' Cream Separator and Bart
lett Sewing Machine.
EDISON 3 PHONOGRAPHS
and t Full Line of tbe Latest Records
A full line of Dry Goods, Gents'
Furnishings, Groceries and Seeds-
KIRKENDALL AND GOODMAN
Agents for the White Sewing Ma
chine and Tailor-Made Clothes.
A Pleasant Birthday Party.
Last Monday evening Charley Poisal
had a delightful birthday party at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Poisal, on Sooth seventh street.
A large number of the lad's friends as
sembled and proceeded to show him
how good they felt to see him turn the
eleventh milestone in what they all
hope will be a long and pleasant, life.
A merry time was had, all entered
into the spirit of the occasion and par
taking of the various games and amuse
ments which enlivened the evening,
there being also much music to while
the hours away. Many nice presents
were showered upon Charley by his
After the merry-making a delightful
luncheon was served, Misses Myrtle
Poisall and Alma Speck assisting, after
which the guests departed wishing
their host a return of many such oc
casions. Those present were Roy Ray, Ralph
Newcomer, Will Bell, Charley Isner,
Floyd McDaniel, Charley Bell, Stewart
Randall, Joe Chapman, Louie Wain
traab, Raymond Bell, Tom Lindsay,
Clement Chapman, Chester, Tuey,
Theo. ScJuappacasse, Will Kyle,
and Richard and Charles PoisalL
IS THE MAN THAT SELLS
Farm Implements and
WAS 0 MS AND BUGGIES
Be sure and see him when you
need anything in his line.
From tlie Leader- Kcho.
Floyd Woolcott returned Sunday night
from his visit at Denver and Ft. Collins,
Mrs. Byron Rector and children, of
EIReno, Okla., are guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Eells.
Our base ball team put up a splended
game at Syracuse Saturday, beating
Syracuse by score of 5 to 2.
Capt. James White has been very
low the past week, but was a little im
proved at time of going to press yester
day. The adjuster for the insurance com
pany holding the policy on the fixtures
in the Willitt & Raker pool hall, was in
town Wednesday and paid the amount
of the policy in full.
Ed. Backemeyer left Tuesday for
Sioux City, Iowa, where he expects to
undergo an operation for appendicitis.
His sister, Mrs. Herb S warts, accom
panied him as far as Omaha, where he
was met by his brother, Fred who went
to Sioux City with him.
Miss Nana Neihart had a narrow es
cape from serious injury in a runaway
Wednesday. While driving in from the
country and near D. Smith's, the horse
she was driving (Buster's 16 to 1 mare)
became frightened by stepping into a
harrow, and run east through the alley
and into the fence in front of Peter Van
Buren's, where Nana was thrown to the
ground with great force, striking on
her head . She was picked up and taken
home and medical aid summoned. It
was found that she was uninjured be
yond some severe bruises. The horse
broke loose from the buggy which was
quite badly wrecked, both front wheels
and shaves being put out of business
From the Courier.
Fred Hotz was called to Lynn, Kan
sas, this week to see his mother who is
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Secord returned
to their home in Omaha Thursday
morning after a weeks visit here whit
Mrs. Frank Clement and little daugh
ter Marjorie, left for their home in
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Thursday morning
after a months visit here with relatives.
Prof. L. P. Grundy is here this week
from Brownville visiting at the home
of F. H. Nicholos and calling on his
many old time Louisville frieds. Mrs
Grundy and little son are expected in a
Mrs. O. F. Reihart, of South Omaha
is in town this week with the object in
view of establishing an electric light
plant in Louisville. He is making a
canvass of the town and tells the Courier
that he is meeting with very good en
couragement. If tbe required number
of subscribers can be secured he will
ask the village to grant him a
franchise and will establish the plant
at once. An electric light plant is one
of the essentials of a live town, and he
should receive every possible encourage
John Meier had an experience the
other day that he would not care to
have repeated. One of Mr. Meiers'
children dropped a cap in the well, and
after vainly endeavoring to fish it out
he concluded to go down in the well
bucket after it. When down about
fifteen feet the rope severed but for
tunately the well was not a large one
and by sticking his feet out in one
direction and his back and shoulders in
another he was able to hold on until
assistance arrived. The well was about
fifty feet deep and his escape is a little
less than miraculous.
One tract of 30 acres just west of
Plattamouth. Call on or write to Barle
Clark, PlatUraouth, Neb.
Ed. Hessenflow was in Omaha Friday.
Dr. J. M. Green, formerly of Manley,
is now located at Falls City, Neb.
The home of John Carper was made
bright by the arrival of a bouncing baby
Mr. and Mrs. John Rauth gave a very
pretty birthday party Monday evening
in honor of their son, Herman. Many
young folks were present and all ex
pressed themselves as having a very
nice time. The evening was Fpent
playing out door games, then the sup
per which was much enjoyed, following
this they all bade Herman and the fam
ily good night and departed happy.
A number of Manley 's elite attended
the ball at Murdock last Friday even
ing, in which much pleasure was at
tained. Ed Hessenflow and Bill Heeney were
Omaha passengers Wednesday.
Mrs. Theo Hams left last Thursday
for Wayne, Neb., for a two week's visit
with her parents.
Harry Oberbeck, of Arizona, was
here visiting J. A. Keedy and family
Miss Emily Livingston returned to
her home at Deweese, Neb., after a
short visit with relatives.
Mrs. Peter Coon left Monday for
Broken Bow, Neb., for a two month's
visit with her daughter, Mrs. Mullin.
Goes on His Way.
Officer Ben Rainey yesterday gath
ered in one Chas. Milton for riotous
conduct in fighting, and Judge Archer,
after listening to what Charles had to
say, sustained the officer and gave
Charles a fine of five dollars and costs,
suspending the fine one hour to enable
Charles to make a hot-foot into the
It appeared from Charles' statement
that he was enroute to Nehawa where
he thought he might get work, when
he fell in with a large, gross person
who tipped the scales at about one
hundred and eighty avoirdupois. After
taking on a few, the two proceeded to
mix it, as the poet has said, and while
engaged in this pastime, the officer
swooped down upon them.
Under all the circumstances, and as
Charles expressed a desire to escape
from hi3 one time friend, Judge Archer
applied the celebrated Archer brand of
justice as above set forth, and Charles
wandered rejoicing into the lowlands of
Change of Time
Effective next Sunday, the Burlington
announces a number of changes in the
running time of their trains. The only
one of consequence effecting this city
is the change in the time of No. 7. the
fast mail, which now leaves at 12;48.
Under the new card this train will leave
at 12;23 p. m. The change enables No.
7 to connect at Ashland with the Sioux
City passenger affording direct train
service to Sioux City from Iowa and
Nebraska points east of Ashland. The
change does not effect the time of the
Sunday train which remains at 1:53
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Xyegetahle Prep aratioafor As
similating &c food and Rcula -
fing th? Stnmflrhs and HowpK ct
Promote s TKgestioaChsxrful
ness and Rest.Contalns neHter
OpTumtorphine nor Mineral.
A perfect Remedy for Constipa
tion. Sour S to mach , D iarrhoea.
Worms jConvuIsions ,t everish
ness and Loss OF SLEEP.
Facsimile Signature of
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Clyde Jenkins whm on the hick list
Geo. Coon returned home Monday
after a nhort visit in Minnes.Hota.
Manley Hane Hall Management in
making some decided improvement at
the Ball Park in view of the warm game
Mrs. John Flei.ichman was in Weep
ing Water Tueaday.
Manley and Louisville teams croaii
bata on the Manley grounds Sunday,
Louisville better bring the best they
got or they may get cleaned.
Mrs. John Rugy of Murdock took the
Daily flyer for Avoca Tuesday evening.
The Manley and Cedar Creek game at
Cedar Creek last Sunday resulted in the
adore of 4 to 7 in favor of Cedar Creek
the game was called by Umpire Snyder
on account of rain. It was a good
thing or Manley would have come out
victorous as all bases were full and our
slugger Krecklow was at the bat, and
this was only the sixth inning.
Miss Mary Taylor of Louisville re
turned home Monday after a few days
visit with her sister, Mrs. Fred Fleisch
man. Come out and witness the hot game
at the Manley base ball park next Sun
day. Mrs. Thos. Keckler spent a few days
in Council HlulTs, returning home Tuesday.
Had a Fine Trip.
Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Rosencrar.s who
were visiting in Omaha yesterday after
noon in company with their guests, Mr.
and Mrs. G. A. Raker and Miss Kaker
concluded that they would return on
No. 14 on the Burlington, having left
their smaller children at home while
the remainder of the party were to
stay until the M. P. train. The Iltir
lington train is supposedly due here at
!:'') but last night it put in some four
hours switching at Gibson, reaching the
city at midnight. The M. P. came in
it that time and tin; entire party got
home together. The children were con
siderably older than when Fiosey left
but they were glad to see their parents
just the same. The trip over the Tur
lington is voted a splendid outing botli
by Mr. and Mrs. Rosencrans who
didn't care to see the show anyway.
Reduced Rates For State Fair
Secretary W. R. Mellor of the State
Board of Agriculture andSecretaryW.il.
Whitten of the Lincoln Commercial Club
appeared before the meeting of the
Western Passenger Association at Chi
cago, last week together with represen
tatives from five other states, and se
cured a rate of one and one half cents
per mile for all state fairs in this west
This will be the first reduced rate
granted to farmers since the enactment
of the two-cent fare law, and should
result in an increased attendance for
Nebraska State Fair, August 31st to
Geo. Mattison of South Bend, wa3 a
in the city today looking after business
and enjoying a visit.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
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