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The Avoca epartmeinit
News Item Githsrad Each Week by
Adison Johnson was at Union Sun
day. Mrs. B. C. Marquardt has been ill
for several days.
Linton Brinton is ten fined to his
bed by rheumatism.
Mrs. Sophie Dnnknk was sick sev
eral days last week.
M. M. Straub is on Jury duty at
Plattsmouth this week.
Edward Hensley Is plastering the
kitchen of F. W. Ruhge.
Henry Straub was at Nebraska
City on business Saturday.
Emll and Henry Straub were
Omaha visitors Thursday.
HenryVulf and wife attended the
funeral of Borcherding at Berlin Fri
day. Frank Copes of Palmyra visitel
with his brother, Ora E. Copes Thurs
day. C. E. Tefft was down from Weep
ing water .Monday in uu new auto
mobile. There will be union memorial ser
vices at the Congregational Church
Fred Hillman and wife and Dr.
Scholl and wife autoed up from Ber
Austin Brooks Lewtoa spent sever
al days this week visiting relatives
Mrs. Turner and son and Miss
Flossie Taylor are visiting Dr. Bren
del and wife.
Herman Wellenseik enjoye.l a visit
from August Ruenholl anj family
one day last week.
William Ludwig Is using crutches
on account of his foot coming in
contact with a cows horn.
Mr. and Mrs. Haines of Auburn
were the guests of M. G. Keedy and
wife a few days last week.
Ed. and George Shaekley have
been enjoying a visit from their fath
er whose home is in Denver.
John Ruhge, wife and young John
drove to Weeping Water Sunday to
visit at the home of W. O. Ogden.
George Braezele and wife who con
duct the Berlin Hotel drove to Avoca
Sunday afternoon to visit friends.
Zimmerer and Giliin Lave been
painting and papering the store
" room formerly occupied by Ora E.
H. W. Wellenseik, O. Tefft and O.
E. Copes went to Auburn Friday on
the freight and returned in Herman's
G. O. Harmon Is papering the in
terior of his residence with some
of the artistic wall paper that Copes,
the druggist sells.
Miss Clara Marquardt and Dorothy
Dunn drove the latters Shetland pony
down from Weeping Water Thursday
evening, returning Friday morning.
Miss Eda Marquardt came In from
Roseland, Neb. Tuesday where sho
closed a very successful year of
work as principal of tho school.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Nutzman en
tertained a few friends at somerset
Saturday evening. Mrs. Nutzman ser
ved dainty refreshments during the
Gub Ruhge accompanied his wife
and children as far as Omaha on
their way to Ardmore, South Dakota,
where' they will visit Mrs. Ruhge's
Sam Johnson Is very busy these
days subduing his new Oakland car,
which he brought from Oiiial.a Thurs
day, assisted by Addison Johnson and
At the Congi actional church Sun
day morning and evening, Miss Tay
lor and Mrs. Turner assisted In the
music. Mrs. Turner accompanying
Miss Taylor who gave several violin
selections and vocal solos.
L. J. Marquardt and wife attended
the circus at Lincoln Saturday on
their way to I'tlca. L. J. returned
Monday leaving Mrs. Marquardt' and
the children for a visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reekord.
Dr. Tuck was down from Weeping
Water Saturday evening to minister
to the needH of an ailing mule be
longing to farmer Graham. Th
animal was Injured by a harrow lever
striking It's hind foot.
IS YOUR BLODD PURE?
In former days at this time of year our ancestors used togo
to the woods with a shovel and roots and herbs which they
compounded into a home made blood purifier.
You can't do this because you're too busv, Wrause you
could not find the necessary ingredients and might not know
them if you saw them.
The medicine makers have kept step with the march of
nrogreps and prepared several scientific compounds containing
the same ingiedicnts our forefathers used, making it conveni
ent for everyone. We sell them.
ORA E. COPES,
a Special Reporter for Thl Department of the Semi-Weekly Journal
Wm. Bollner was at Lincoln the
first of the week.
Claud Durham and mother were
at Weeping Water Monday.
L. F. Dunkak was a business visi
tor at Omaha Wednesday.
Louise Ruhge accompanied her
mother to Lincoln Tuesday.
Miss Clara Mohr is visiting her
Elster, Mrs. Albert Benecke.
Mrs. Chas. Roloff made a business
trip to Weeping Water on Monday.
Miss Dora Kemple entertained a
few friends Friday evening at cards.
H. A. Straub made a business trip
to Nebraska City Saturday In his
Wm. Kuabe and wife t?.u.e up
from Berlin via automobile route
Nicholas Trook, with his mother
and sisters were visiting Union re
Erma Spencer of Weeping Water,
spent from Saturday until Monday
with Avoca friends.
Mr. A. Zimmerer is doing some
papering this week. Miss Margaret
Kohl assisting with the work.
August Thlele and Rev. Gundel
were at Sterling Sunday to attend the
dedication of the Lutheran college.
Joseph Zimmerer finished his duties
as assessor Tuesday and took his
returns to Plattsmouth the same
Mary Zimmerer boarded the train
for Elmwood on Wednesday, May 19,
where she played the wedding march
for her cousin, Miss Mary Brown
who was married at that place to
Mr. August Stander of Manley.
School Districts 96 and 84 will
hold a picnic on Friday, May 28, near
the old Churchill farm. A good pro
gram races and amusements of var
ious kinds will be the event of the
School closes tomorrow, Wednes
day. . A dinner will be served at
the school house at noon, with an
appropriate program and an exhibit
of the work of the pupils in the af
ternoon. The tenth grade have prepared
some of the best herbariums we have
evr r'Cii-td in any school. Al
though the spring was very late they
have worked diligently and most of
them have their fifty specimens pre
pared at the close of school.
Examinations were given Monday
and Tuesday, and the teachers are
putting forth every endeavor to get
the grades to the pupils on Wednes
Miss Lydla Benecke was a pleas
ant visitor all of Friday afternoon
Two of our library 'books cannot
be found. Nature's Myths and His
tor;' No. 4, and Grimm's Fairy
Tales No. 84. Should you find these
books kindly return them to the
library. The school library will be
kept open on Saturday's from four
until five o'clock during a part of
Sunl Creek School Closed.
Last Friday Miss Grace Rlcketts
closed her term of school with a good
program and a picnic in the woods.
They met at the school house from
there they went to a beautiful place
In Mr. Fred Nutzman's timber where
the children played various games,
while the ladies prepared the table
and the men turned at the Ice cream
Carl Balfour with one camera un
der his arm and one stationed on a
tripod was busy taking pictures long
before anyone knew he was operat
ing these machines. Now some one
blew the dinner horn, and all gather
ed around and ate of the goodies
until their hearts were contented.
After the many things left over
were gathered up they went back
to the school room. The opening
of the program, a song by the school,
entitled "The land of learning."
Address of "Welcome" by Gert
rude Straub. Every scholar had a
pnrt or parts In which to show their
ability. It was great Joy for the
parents to listen to the program and
see the progress they made during
this year. The school board In turn
made a few praising remarks, thank-
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Avoca, . Nxbravakat.
U t.h. QTDAIIR U
IS THE MAN THAT SELLS
n Farm Implements and n
WAGONS AND BU66IES
Be sure and see him when you
need anything in his line.
lng the children and teacher for the
way they spent their time. Carl
took a few more pictures of the
scholars, then all departed for their
respective homes never to forget this
beautiful and joyful day.
Look Here Farmers and Investors!
A few odds and ends In land at a
great discount. 160 acres two miles
from Burr Neb., with fair Improve
ments, $100.00 per acre, worth $120.
240 acres, seven miles from Council
Bluffs; all bottom land; $35.00 per
acre. Would consider merchandise as
part payment on the 240. Some other
bargains. If Interested call on or
L. U. Hupp.
The Real Estate Hustler,
Condition Itenialns Poor.
Messrs. A. R. and F. M. Young, Jr.,
are spending the day In Omaha with
Mrs. A. R. Young at the hospital
where she has been for several
weeks. It Is to be regretted that Mrs.
Young Is not making the progress
which the attending physicians had
hoped for. She does not seem to ral
ly from the effects of the operation
as rapidly as expected and her con
dition causes her friends some un
easiness. oxvc )ovvts; ccoxsc$
Tc 0cs tocwc$vco
Fig Syrup Co.
SOLO BY LEADING DRUGGISTS W A BOTTLE
(Special Correspond nc.).
Abel Prouty and son-in-law, Geo.
Foreman went to Omaha Thursday.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Myers
at Ceresco on Sunday, May 23, 1909,
Mrs. J. H. Stremer, Mrs. Belle
Bernett and Mrs. Geo. P. Foreman,
jr. visited in Elmwood Friday.
Frank Parsell returned from Om
aha Thursday evening.
Alfred Stroemer departed on the
evening train Friday for Barneston
to visit relatives.
Miss Josle Hite went to Murdock
Friday to visit her sister for a few
Mrs. Charles Ayres returned home
from Lincoln Friday. She reports
Mr. Ayres some better.
Mr. George Foster came down
from Lincoln Sunday to spend a few
days with relatives and friends.
Ed. Casey went to South Omaha
Mrs. Harry Appleman and daugh
ter Marie, were Lincoln visitors Fri
day and Saturday.
Harry Parsell went to Lincoln
Chester Ough went to Lincoln
Saturday evening to visit his sister
a few days. ,
A. N. Myres went to Ceresco Sat
urday. Harry Clements Is looking
after his farming during his ab
Chas. Snarely, Al. Brunkow, Geo.
Oliver and Wm. Newkirk went to
Greenwood Saturday evening.
Mrs. J. H. Stroemer and Mrs. Belle
Bennett attended the exerlclses given
by the Wesleyan University Saturday
evening at University Tlace.
Mrs. George P. Foreman, Jr. went
to University Place Saturday even
ing. Last Friday afternoon the Alvo
High School Base Ball nine played
Alvo business men. The game was
won by the high school by a score of
11 to 6.
The Alvo school closed Friday,
May 21. On May 19 the school
exhibited some very commendable
work at the Alvo hall, also served
ice cream and cake. In the evening
the high school pupils presented the
play "Too Much of a Good Th'ng"
to a very appreciative audience. Mr.
Wilcockson took his grades out north
of town Friday morning, where they
spent the day plenlcinij.
J. II. Stroemer received a mes
sage Wednesday morning that his
brother at Barmeston was not expect
ed to live. He left for Barmeston
Prof. Jacobson has gone to Uni
versity Place where he will spend
his vacation. He will attend school
there the coming year.
Alex Skiles, P. J. Llnch, Fred
Leldlg and Harry Vlckers started
Tuesday for North Platte to look af
The Ladles Aid Society served Ice
R. A. Stone went to Omha Tues
day. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Uptegrove and
Mrs. E. L. Uptegrove went to Omaha
Tuesday. Frank will go from there
to South Dakota.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlton Gvllion.
went to Omaha Tuesday.
Henry Rulofz went to Lincoln
Miss Pearl Clltes went to Lin
Miss Estella Griffin went to Eagle
Saturday morning to take the early
train to Lincoln where her mother
met her. Mrs. E. M. Stone accom
panied her. They spent the day
shopping, returning to their homo at
Jansen In the evening. Mrs. Stone
returned home Sunday.
Fred Prouty, O. P. Foreman and
Carl Johnson shipped three carloads
of cattle to South Omaha Tues
day. Mrs. Mary Skinner spent Monday
with her mice, Mrs. C. F. Rosenow.
W. K. Strain and daughter, Miss
Floss Strain of Agra, Kansas camo
In Friday to visit Mrs. C. J. Vin
cent. Mr. Strain returned home Sat
urday and Miss Strain will remnln a
month with her aunt.
llic Morning Duty.
In the morning when you wake
up, you start another diy of life.
Will it he n pleasant dn? Consult
your mirror. If your eyes :rj dull,
your eomplextlon muddy, your
tongue coated, tint day will not he
one of joy, hut i.f mole or less suf
fering. When you wash and your
mouth mid teeth are well attended to
take a dose of Tilnrr's American
Kllxr or Hitter Wine bcfor.i brenk
fust. Do (In. Hump In fore 1 u n h and
dinner, i.ud you will lianli.li nil suf
f' ring. Your eyes will become rl.-ar
hkmIii, you will enjoy a healthy appe
tite and your work will not become
a burden to you. The few symptoms
nientloin d above show that there
noiiiei li n k wrong with your diges
tive organs, mid. In dlst urbaticea of
Hi" dl;;eii(in there Is no heltr rom
dy th.it Trlner's American Kllxr of
Hitter Wine. At drug stores. .Ion.
Tiiner. Olfi-(522 South AHhlan.l Ave.
mum m '
To our line of Rugs we have lately added the Olson
Fluff Rug a rug you are no doubt acquainted with
and which gives the best of wear at moderate prices:
Size 27 inches by 45 inches $1.45
"30 44 "60 1.88
41 27 ."63 44 1.98
44 36 " "72 4 2-50li-N
If in need of small and medium sized Rugs you
should see these. You will appreciate at price offered
A lot of Carpet and Rugs about 27x54 inch size! at
from 79c to 'SI. 25.
A nice selection of Moquette Rugs in popular sizes
27x54 arid 36x72. Also large size in beautiful patterns.
Ladies' Union Suits, low neck, sleeveless, cuff knee,
35c, 50c and SI. 00.
.Low neck, sleeveless, lace trimmed, 35c, 50c, 75cand$l
Low neck, sleeveless, extra sizes, 40c, 50c, 75c and $1.25
Ladies' knit pants, cuff knee and umbrella style 'at
25c, 35c and 50c.
Extra sizes 35c and 50c.
Ladies' Vests good quality at 10c, 15c, 25c and 50c.
Extra sizes 15c, 25c and 50c.
Long sleeve vests at 25c, 30c and 50c.
Knit Corset Covers at 25c, 35c and 50c.
Just received for the sweet girl graduotc a beauti
ful line of Fans. Prices from 25c to $2.50.
Hand embroidered handkerchiefs, exquisite designs
Fancy Hose in all the late shades plain, gauze,
lisle and embroidered.
New and up-to-date things in Umbrellas and Parasols.
From the Register.
Earl Vlall has been suffering from
an attack of pneumonia and was very
sick tho first of the week, lie Is Im
proving slowly, but la far from re
covered. Mrs. R. C. Lyle and children left
on Monday morning for their new
home in Ilerlin where R. C. has pur
chased a blacksmith shop. We wish
her well In her new home and regret
their departure from among us.
A card received from Miss Ixula
Ross at Scot's liluffa that says she
will return there next year and that
she has been given an Increase of
$5 In her salary, making $60 a
month that she will receive next
year and she Is worth It and more
IJ. W. Hates, who for the past 20
years has held the record for being
the heaviest man In Nehnwka has
surrendered the honors to nnother.
The other day ho and Henry Hocb
nor weighed and Henry was tho
heaviest by the margin of a few
John Hansen, a son of F. A. Han
sen wa severely Injured while help
lug water somo horses 011 Monday.
In somo manner one of the horses got
Its bridle tangled up In tho Iron nlpe
that leads the water from the well
to the tank, and In trying to get
loose threw Its head In such a man
ner as to strike the boy In the fore-
head and render him unconscious for
a number of hours.
William H. Tills, Jr from near
Murray was In Nehawka on Tuesday
and had the pleasure of renewing ac
quaintances with him. Mr. Puis Is
one of the prosperous young farmers
near Murray, and reports that whll
the hall of last week was heaviest In
his locality that the damage done
was not near so bad as reported.
Small grain was not hurt to any great
extent but much fruit was pounded
off the trees and this will be a short
Aycr's Hair Vigor
IrtKrrrNents: Sulnhur. Olyrrrln. Qulnln. Sodium Chlnrlrf.
1 CpKum. Sag. Altohol. Wulcr. Cerium.
Anything injurious iicrc?
Anything of merit here?
Will it stop falling hair?
Will it destroy dandruff?
Does not Color the IHair
IWEV & M
crop. Mr. Puis was hauling lumber
from Sturm's lumber ryarjjif
Charles Urandt arrived In Nehawka
Tuesday morning for a short visit
and there were maoj a clad hand
shaking with his frlHm'UAvtio were
more than pleased to have him with
them again. He report's" filat he has
plowed a hundred acren for corn and
that the prospect for' small grain Is
very good, though they have: not had
as much rain as we have find here,
but light showers falling every week
has kept everything growing; fine. He
expects to remain a couple of weeks
visiting In other parts of tlpji county
Plowed up au Indian.
Jack McDanlels .while plowing a
field on tho old Sam Kverelt placo
southeast of the city this 'morning
plowed up the remains of an 'Indian.
The red man had been hurried for
more than fifty years and tho re
mains hud long since dlslnteregnted.
Tho bones were separate and In
pieces, lie secured several of the
bones and teeth and had them up
town this afternoon showing them
to his friends. The bones were un
doubtedly of an Indian as they were
red while tho white man's bones pr
whote. There are many graves
which hnve never be n opened on
tho hills southeast of the city.
ICains Delay Trains.1"
Sunday night tremendous rains
deluged the western' pari" of tho
state the rainfall running ft'om'3 to
!i Inches at various points1 Many
washouts were reported on tlio dlf
ferent toads, the HuiiiiiKloii nuffer
rerlng especially near .Mc.Cook. No.
C ysterday moml;ig was sift hours
late and No. 10 Tuesday moriing was
annulled. No. fi was half nn hour
lato this morning presumably caused
by slow track. ' 11
Ask your doctor.
Ask your doctor.
Ask your doctor.
Ask your doctor.
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