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The Avoca Department
New Item Githered Each Week by a Special Reporter for Thi Department of the Seml-Weekly Journ
Joseph C. Zimmerer was at Omaha
Louis Ruhge, jr., sports a bran
Roy Fahnestock was at Weeping
II. G. Willenslek was over from
Miss Imo Johnson was here from
II. J. Behrns and wife were Omaha
B. C. Marynardt fnd wife were at
Roy Petttgrew of Dunbar was in
Clarence Tefft and family autoed
ver to Avoca Sunday.
Charles Jenkins was a Weeping
Water visitor Friday.
Mr3. John Peckham Is enjoying a
visit from her sisters, who reside in
Miss Marguerite Francis of Dun
bar was visiting Avoca friends over
George Wanderer and Mrs. Robert
Long are among the first to have
George Sudman and family have
moved to the Wohlers' farm south
west of town.
M. G. Keedy and Charles Jenkins
went to Manley Sunday via the Arm
Fred Batler loaded a car Here this
week and shipped to Chapman, where
he owns a farm.
Last Saturday Dr. Kruse removed
an epithelioma from the arm of
Dr. Kruse made a professionaKprank McAndrews
risit to Berlin Friday.
Muller Shackley was under the
doctor's care this week.
Adolph Zimmerer was over from
Nebraska City Tuesday.
Mrs. T. W. Malcolm and son re
trned from Cook Friday.
Misses Sophia and Anna Ruhge
rcade a trip to Omaha Monday.
G. A. Malcolm Is again carrying the
mail after a two weeks' vacation.
Mr. Biggs and family moved to the
yrs. Schmidt property last week.
John Ruhge and Loui3 Dunkak
ave returned from their trip west.
D. G. McAlister was hero from
Lorton Saturday visiting friends.
John Behrns and wife are the
parents of a baby boy, born March 1.
Jacob Opp was attending to bust
Bess matters at Nebraska City Friday.
Mrs. J. 1. Dunbar and son, Glen,
were visiting at Nehawka this week.
Miss Mary Hanson went to Omaha
Thursday, returning Friday evening.
John McBride of Omaha was look
ing after business matters here Fri
day. Carl Schroder and wife were enter
taining relatives from near Nehawka
Gu s Hanson and Fred 1 1 lid and
families were visiting at the Henry
Wulf home Sunday.
Mr. E. F. Ethridge was here from
Cook Saturday visiting her daughter,
Mrs. T. W. Malcolm.
J. M. Dunbar and wife enjoyed a
visit from their cousin, Edward
Jameson, last week.
Fred Rehmeler was down from
Omaha several days this week visit
ing his brother, Simon.
Loul3 and Edward Shoemaker
moved over near Murray, where they
will farm this season.
Mr. and Mrs. John Stubbendlck
and baby daughter, Llllis, are visit
ing friends In this vicinity.
Henry Franzen and family expect
to move next week to the George
Peters' farm east of town.
Fred Wllhclm and wife were up
from Cook this week visiting their
daughter, Mrs. Fred Neumelstr.
Henry MInderman, who ha sheen
seriously ill with pneumonia, 13 re
ported as being greatly improved.
J. M. Dunbar Bhipped a ear of fine
porkers to Omhaa Friday. Mr. Dun
bar and Edward Morley accompanied
A box social was given at the Paap
school last Saturday evening. A large
crowd was present and a nice sum
Misses Judith and Donna Straub
were over from Nebraska City the
first of the week visiting their
parents, M. M. Straub and wife, east
Louis and Fred Ruhge todk out a
load of household goods this week
to fit up their abode for bachelor
housekeeping. Better get ,a house
Ora E. Copes, the druggist, has
just received his spring shipment of
wall Paper. He has one of the
strongest lines ever shown In Avoca.
Call and see the many new things In
wall paper this season.
"The Vrlglnia Warblers," said to
be one of the best colored jubilee
singers organizations on the road,
will appear at Avoca next Tuesday
night, March 7. This Is the last num
ber of the lecture course, and we hope
a large crowd will greet them.
Tickets are now on sale at Copes'
The wrestling match at the town
hall Monday night was attended by
a large crowd. The first bout, be
tween Pittman of Avoca and Rich of
Weeping Water, went eleven minutes
for each fall, Rich being the winner,
although Tittman made him work
before being pinned to the mat. After
a four-round bout with the gloves
between Fahnestock and a gentleman
from Weeping Water, the tug-of-war
began, Rehmeler of Avoca and
Peters of Kansas being the contest
ants. It was a pretty match, in which
Rehmeler showed great strength. It
being his first match, everyone was
well pleased, as It required thirty-two
minutes before Teters was able to
secure the fall. G. W. Harshman,
jr., acted as referee, and John Betts
as timekeeper. Everyone present
surely got their money's worth.
Stewart's Horse Clipping Machine!
Stewart's No. 1 Hall-Bearing Clip
j er is very strong and compact, all gears
enclosed, preventing any damage by be
stuck or from coMccting dirt. It is the
only ball-bearing machine made.
Stewart's 1902 Horse Clipping Ma
chine, a much heavier and is recommend-
, .ed for use where you have any great
amot nt or clipping to do. Has 6 feet
shaft txtra strong and durable. Both machines use sane
knife and clipper head PRICE $10.75.
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W. E. Rosencrans was out from
Plattsmouth the forepart of the weekr
J. A. Schall of Mason City, Neb.,
rother of Mrs. M. R. Beck, Is spend
ing the week here attending to busl
j Carl Bauers went down to Nemaha
county for a visit with his girl. He
was gone a week and the boys were
ready for a charivari upon his return.
They were surprised when he came
Some party tried to ruin the new
town engine by turning the water out
of the cooling jacket. At last, in
desperation, the board placed a man
n guard, and to date no further de
predations have been reported.
H. II. Swarts and wife were re
leased from quarantine Friday and
the house was thoroughly fumigated
fcy B. I. Clements with his little germ
killer. Mr. Swarts has a full crop of
whiskers -with his moustache . cut
hort. That they are glad to be re
leased goes without saying.
Born To Mr. and Mrs. Irvin
Meyer of Thurman, la., Friday, Feb
ruary 17, a daughter. Grandpa Dur
bln told us this news with the air of
an English nobleman, and we doubt
ot that he was justified in so doing.
He will complete his present car
penter work before going over to
John Kear will go to Lincoln for a,
couple of weeks'stay, after which he
will locate on a farm near Plalnvlew,
Neb. While we dislike very much to
toe Mr. Kear leave our neighborhood,
we will wish him success In his new
location. Cupid dwells where'er he
may find hearts that he would aim at,
ut here or there methlnks It Is the
tame to him for ah that.
Albert C. (Bud) White, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Ed White, and Miss Grace
Harley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William Harley, residing south of
town, were married at the home of
the bride's parents on Thursday of
last week. We are not In a position
to write up the wedding, as we did
ot get the particulars, hut we know
that the contracting parties are num
bered among our most highly respect
ed, and we are pleased to join thelf
numerous friends In eharty congratulations.
Mary Kellberg Is In school again
after a week's absence on account of
Robert Viall, who succeeds William
McConnell as carrier on mall route
No. 2, will assume his new duties
Ray Pollard, Frank Boedeker,
Ernest Young and Nelse Anderson
went to Omaha Thursday in Ray's big
machine to take in the automobllo
. The roads have been fearfully
rough this week, but a little judicious
manicuring with the road drag, when
they soften up, will put those that
are graded In fine shape.
C. A. Duckworth was called to Iowa
Tuesday by a telegram Informing
him of the serious Illness of his
mother, who was not expected to get
well. He left that evening.
G. E. Young and D. D. Adams went
up to Omaha Tuesday evening, where
they expected to take part Wednes
day In a blue rock ehoot pulled off by
the Omaha Gun club.
. Charles Chrlswisser, who has been
building a fine modern residence here
this winter, moved Into his new home
this week. Mr. Chrlswisser has one
of the finest residences In town, mod
ern throughout, and with every con
venlence outside as well as In. He
will engage In the stock business
Beulah Trotter, who has been
through a Biege of scarlet fever, has
so far recovered as to be out of bed
The family Is quarantined and they
have kept Beulah rigidly Isolated
from the balance of the family. None
of the rest of them have developed
the disease yet and It Is to be hoped
they do not, as that would stretch
the quarantine out to a dreary length.
been put to work getting out stone
and the work on the structure will
be pushed as fast as the weather will
The school friends of Charlie
Huber gave him a pleasant surprise
party Monday night. . This was also
In the nature of a farewell, as the
family expect to leave in the near
future for their home In Canada.
A new baby girl came to gladden
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Delezene of Lincoln Tuesday, Feb
ruary 21. Grandma Delezene and
Aunt Nora Brunson went up on the
evening train to see the little
E. G. Steele departed with his
family for Grand Island, Neb., last
Friday, where Mr. Steele has rented
a farm. Mr. Steele has been In charge
of Lyman's sandpits here for more
than a dozen years, but resigned a
short time ago to become a farmer.
If you have trouble in getting rid
of your cold you may know that you
are not treating It properly. There
h no reason why a cold should hang
on for weeks and it will not If you
take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
For sale by F. G. Frkke & Co.
Do you know that of all the minor
ailments colds are by far the most
dangerous? It Is not the cold Itself
that you need to fear, but the serious
diseases that It often leads to. Most
of these are known as germ diseases.
Tneumonla and consumption are
among them. Why not take Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy and cure
your cold while you can? For sale
y F. G. Fricke & Co.
Grandma Gruber has been sick the
W. C. Frampton, one of the prom
inent attorneys at Lincoln, Sundayed
In Louisville, renewing old ac
John McNurlln was up from
riattsmouth Monday paying a ehort
visit to his Louisville friends, among
whom the Courier's editor Is pleased
to be Included.
The short young man who kissed
teh tall young lady the other even
Ing near the postoffice must be
firm believer In the old Baying that
"good things come high."
A 'phone message from Omaha
Thursday stated that Bert Barr was
seriously 111 with pneumonia, with
the chances for recovery very slim.
The work of excavating for the
new opera house Is In progress this
wek. A gang of quarry men have
WKKPIXO WAT EH
Born To Mr. and Mrs. S. J. James
Tuesday, February 21, 1911, an
eight-pound boy baby.
Dr. J. C. Fate Is on the sick list
and In a rather serious condition,
suffering from a hard cold.
Miss Mable McNamee went to
Atchison Wednesday to attend Mrs.
McNamee, who Is sick.
F. Speck went to Plattsmouth
Saturday, going there to accompany
his wife back, who has been visiting
homo folks for the past week.
A. B. Gibson returned home from
Omaha Saturday, where he has been
taking treatment for one of his eyes.
He round It very painful, but thinks
now it is all right.
George Philpot and bride came In
last Friday from South Dakota and
have been visiting relatives. Mr.
Philpot expects to locate in Omaha
and secure work In an automobile
garage or shop.
Miss Jessie Jones returned home
last Saturday from a trip to Seneca,
Neb. Miss Jones took a Klnkaid
homestead In Cherry county next to
her father's, and expects to Becure a
school there and hold down the
Postmaster Lon Cone of McCook,
nephew of the Misses Bates, was an
over Sunday visitor. He had been
to Lincoln to attend a meeting of the
executive board of the state associa
tion of postmasters.
The members of the M. E. church,
at a meeting held last week, decided
to commence work on a basement of
the church. It Is expected that the
excavation will Include space enough
to give them a largo banquet room,
kitchen and as much Sunday school
class room as possible. They find the
church proper too small, and they
have long felt the need of a place for
holding social affairs.
William Ktzcl spent several days
visiting at riattsmouth last week.
Miss Alta Story of Lincoln visited
Saturday and Sunday with Miss Mario
Mrs. Lou Dinsmltt left Wednes
day evening for her new home at
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Birkholder
are the grandparents of a little
daughter, born February 23.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cashner of
University Place visited between
trains with Mr. Cashner's parents
Byron Forcmnn, who has been real
slik for the past week, Is much Im
proved and left Sunday on No. 14 for
Miss Ollle Foreman went to Lin
coln Saturday for a few weeks' visit.
The M. E. church entertainment
last Saturday night was a success.
The porgram was well rendered and
much appreciated by the large audi
ence. Miss Nellie Dreamer of Lincoln
came down Sunday, spending the day
with her brother, Fred, and family.
Fred Dreamer went to Omaha
Tuesday on business.
J. H. Foreman, jr., spent Sunday
Clarence Curyea was In Omaha on
Ray Parsoll went to Lincoln Ties
day. T. W. Barry went to Lincoln Tues
day to visit his son, Leo, and family.
Mrs. Orvillo Quellhorst loft Tues
day for her new homo at Spencer,
Neb. Slio was accompanied as far as
Lincoln by her parents.
Stops earache In two minutes;
MIks Cora Stout and Mr. Elmer . toothncho 0P pnn ot burn or scald hi
John W. SIckelsmlth, Greensboro,
Pa., has three children, and like most
children they frequently take cold.
We have tried several kinds of
cough medicine," he says, "but have
never found any yet that did them as
much good as Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy." For sale by F. G. Fricke
Mr. A. 0. Moore and his sister,
Miss Pearl, were passengers to Oma
ha on the morning train today, where
they looked atfer some items of busi
ness for a few hours.
At this time of year it is well
to keep a bottle of cough medi
cine in the house. A slight cold
may develop into pneumonia or
croup. We handldTicveral first
class cough remedies which have
been on the market for years and
have Btood the test of time. They
contain no harmful narcotics or
alcohol and are reliable remedies.
Klymer were married on Wednesday,
February 22, 1911, at Omaha, Neb.
They are visiting relatives at Dalton,
Neb. Their many friends wish them
a happy and prosperous life.
Mrs. Taul Jhonson Is enjoying a
visit with her brother from Custer
Jesse llardnock returned home
. John Copley of near Elmwood ship
ped his goods to Plymouth, Neb.,
Monday, where he will mako his
M. I. Gilbert shipped his house
hold efTects to Simla, Neb., Wednes
day, where he will locale.
Miss Grace Wilson spent Sunday
with her folks near Greenwood.
John Welchel returned on No. 14
from Lincoln last Yednesday.
The Misses Ethel and
five minutes; hoarseness, one hour;
muscleache, two hours; sore throat,
twelce hours Dr. Thomas' Electric
Oil, monarch over pain.
Located Near W. J. Bryan's
Famous Ranch-Next Excur
sion March 7th.
Seven thousand acres of the
choicest Irrigated lands In the Ixier
Rio Grande Valley. Texas, are for sale
Verna'by the Standard Land Company ot
Stewart of Lincoln visited the homo Lincoln, Neb., under the Louisiana &
Ora E, Cope,
DRUGGIST AND JEWELER
Avoca, - - - Nebraska
L. R. Upton returned Tuesday
night from a business trip to Walt-
Miss Rose O'Donnell went to
Plattsmouth last Friday evening to
make an over Sunday visit with
Mrs. M. H. Shoemaker departed
Wednesday for Lorton, where she
will make a visit with Fred Mont
gomery and wife.
George N. LaRue was numbered
with the sick for a few days, but we
are pleased to notice that he Is able
to be out again.
Moss McCarroll and wife returned
Sunday from Omaha, where they had
spent several days visiting with Will
Frans and wife.
Mrs. Caleb Eaton departed on the
Wednesday morning train for Hart
Ington to make a visit with relatives.
Caleb accompanied her as far as
Kay Frans rheumatism made him
a call the first of this week, and as
a result he was confined to hla bod,
but we hope to eee him at the Btoro
Matt McQuIn and wife departed
Monday evening for Sloan, Iowa,
where they will Bpend a few days,
after which they will goo to Laurel,
Neb.; where they will visit Tom Mc
QuIn and family.
J. A. Silence and wife of Platts
mouth have been visiting L. C.
Curtlss and wife this week. Mr.
Silence Is working In the interest of
the Woodmen of the World, and will
endeavor to establish a lodge here.
Jesse Dysart transacted business
In the county seat ast Friday morn
ing, some saying that he went to get
a permit to move from Cass county,
and while the officials hated to Bee
him go, they gave their contesnt.
The most common cause of In
somnia Is disorders of the stomach.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets correct these disorders and
enable you to sleep. For sale by F.
G. Fiicke & Co.
folks the latter part of last week.
Mrs. Gulllon of Lincoln spent
Saturday and Sunday with her son,
Carlton, and family.
Miss Graco Foreman returned home
from Lincoln Friday.
Clarence Bucknell went up to Lin
coln Friday evening, visiting relatives
till Sunday, returning home on
J. H. Stroemer returned from
Omaha Saturday on No. 13.
Miss Flora Boyles visited the home
folks Saturday and Sunday.
George Foreman, Jr., Is preparing
to move onto the J. O. Powell farm,
recently, purchased by Byron Fore
man, Harry Towell, who lived there
the last year, having moved Into the
Charles Sutton house In town.
Miss Effie Higglns went to Lin
coin Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Curyea and
daughter, Lillian, visited Sunday with
Mrs. Curyea's parents.
Steve Foreman has been quite sick
for several days.
Albert Foreman went to Lincoln
Miss Lizzie Taylor visited Sunday
with Mrs. Arthur Bird and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lynch came In
Saturday on No. 17 to attend the M.
E. church entertainment, and they
visited at the home of J. II. Foreman
and family till Monday, when they
- Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Boyles return
ed Wednesday on No. 14 from Lin
coln, where they had visited W. 0.
Boyles and wife Blnee Thursday
Henry Snoks drove to Douglas
H. S. Ough visited in Lincoln be
tween trains Sunday.
Miss Orpha Mullen spent Sunday
Tom Sutton loaded his car of
goods and started Tuesday for Cham
pion, Neb., where he goes to make his
Charles Clotfeltcr loaded a car of
household goods and stock Tuesday,
leaving for Inman, Holt county, Ne
braska, where he will make his
home In the future
James Jordan was In Omaha be
tween trains Saturday.
Rio Grande Canal Company ditch,
Just opened. Two railroads cross the
land; two towns, San Juan and Alicia,
are already on the land and the
county scat, Edlnliurg, adjoins the
tract. Personally conducted ex
cursions to this lund leave Lincoln
the first and third Tuesdays of each
month. Railroad fare for the round
trip Is only $27.50 from Lincoln and
the Company furnishes berths and
meals for fl.CO per day, with freo
boat ride on the bay at Galveston,
free trolley ride and Inspection of the
sea wall at Galveston, two days' free
automobile ride In the Valley. W. J.
Bryan's ranch Is within eight miles
of our land.
For further partiiulars call or ad
dress: Standard Land Co.
1210 P Street Lincoln, Neb.
GEO. L, FARLEY, Local Agcntr
ASHLAND DRAINAGE DISTRICT.
To all Parties Interested:
Take notice that the Hoard of
Directors of Ashland Drainage Dis
trict will meet at Knights of Pythias
hall, In the City of Ashland, Saunders
County, Nebraska, on the 4th day of
March, 1911, at the hour of 10 a m.
to hear all parlies Interested In the
apportionment of benefits to the
various tracts of land In said district,
by reason of the drainage Improve
ment therein ordered, at which time
and place all such parties may appear
In person or by counsel, or may file
written objections thereto, and at
which time said Bonrd of Directors
will proceed to hear and consider all
Ashland, Nebraska, February 18th,
Ashland Drainage District,
By Nelson Sheffer, President.
(Peal.) A. B. Fuller, Secretary.
Most disfiguring Bkln eruptions,
scrofula, pimples, rashes, etc., are due
to Impure blood. Burdock Blood
Bitters la a cleansing blood tonic.
Makes you clear-eyed, clear-brained,
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