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Loup City Northwestern
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VOLUME XXXVI LOUP CITY, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1916 NUMBER 2
LOUP CITY NEWS NOTES.
P E Hansen went to Hastings last
Fnd»f u» spend Christmas with home
W. P. Couk came down from his
l(*w in St Psul. Wednesday, on busi
Lsowning Chanton was a business
passenger to Grand Island. Wednes
Peter Rowe was s business passen
ger to Boetas. Saturday, returning in
Jack A mirk was a Grand Island
\ passenger last Friday, returning home
la the evening
A. X Cook returned home from
Ashton last Friday evening where he
has been working
Miss .Alice L<eMasters went to St.
Pawl last Saturday morning to spend
her vacation with home folks.
Mrs. Minnie Jung and daughter,
lietma were Grand Island passen
fers last Saturday morning
Albert Magnuson rame up fr<-tn
Ijscsto last Friday evening to spend
the holidays with his parents
Alvta Uaddow came down from his
Lome near Aus'in. Wednesday noon,
returning home the same day.
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Mi** MULe Newman went to Ashton
last Saturday morning to visit over
« hrtstma* with relative* and Mends
Miss Fu ve Depew came borne
Irwn Kea last Friday evening to
spend bn mtion with her parents
J. Warren Davidson went to his
home la Hastings last Saturday morn
i&C to spend his vacation with borne
Dee H.ddlesam came up from
Hastings lam Fnday evening to visit
over the holiday vacation with home
I«avsd Morrow was a passenger to
A Batin, last Saturday morning to
work He returned home in the even
Miss Mabie Hansen went to Hast
-ngs last Thursday awning to spend
4 hnstmas with her parents and manv
Miss Luciie Det'amp tame up from
ldwcotn. Saturday evening for a short
v isit with her sister. Mr* S. A. Alien,
Paul Magnuson < ame up from Auro
ra Last Friday evening to spend the
4 hnstms* holidays with relatives and
E J Mans *#» an ear-bound passen
ger last week Thursday morning to
► pend ('hnstmas with his parents and
Paul Mr Daughlin went to Aurcra on
last Saturday morning to spend his
4 hnstmas vacation with relatives and
John W Dung left Wednesday on a
business trip to North Carolina. He
experts to be gone about a week or
Mias Estelle Oilman went to Cairo,
last Saturday morning to spend her
va-atioa with her sister. Mrs. Julius
Miss A Vsndegrift came up from
:.er home a( Austin last Friday and
aid some sh ipping returning again on
the noon motor.
The Misses Mae. Edith, and Alice
Hendrickson who have been here
visiting their sister, Mrs. Alfred Min
l ehull and family.
Misf Ann Van left last Saturday
morning for Fremont and other points
to visit over the holidays with rela
lives and friends.
Mrs. John Dietz and baby came up
from Rockville last Saturday to spend
ja few days with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. John Stanczyk.
Mrs. G. R. Xorseen and children
left last Thursday morning for an '-s
i tended visit with relatives over the
Christmas holidays in Iowa.
Miss Xellamae Grierson returned
| to her home at Ansley last Saturday
' morning to spend her vacation with
j her parents and friends.
Miss Orpha Outhouse came home
: from Fremont last Saturday evening
where she is teaching, to spend the
holidays with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Chisolm re
turned home last Friday evening from
Giltner. where they had spent several
days visiting with relatives.
Roacoe Owens came up from Grand
Island where he is attending school,
last Friday evening to spend Christ
mas vacation with home folks.
The Misses Segrid Rasmussen and
! Margaret Long were passengers to
Rockville. Wednesday to visit several
days at the Jens Rasmussen home.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Zwink and baby
were eastbound passengers to Grand
Island last Friday, to visit a couple ol
weeks with relatives and friends.
Miss Ruby Charlton arrived home
last Friday from Cedar Falls. Iowa
to spend the holidays with her par
eats. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Charlton.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huebner and
baby were eastbound passengers tc
; Chapman, last Friday to spend Christ
mas with Mrs. Huebner's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Vatusek who have
been visiting at the John Stanczyk
■ home for some time returned to theii
' home in Omaha. Wednesday morning
The Misses Grace and Mable Lang
left last Saturday morning for Lin
coin, where they will spend theii
Christmas vacation with home folks
Miss Winnie Outhouse came ove;
from Ravenna last Saturday, where
she is teaching school, to spend the
Christmas holidays with her parents
Miss Margaret McFadden came ui
from her home near Austin, Wednes
day noon, and done some shopping
returning on the Union Pacific passen
Miss Ruth Taylor, who has been
here for some time visiting with her
, brother. Wm. Taylor, and wife, re
turned to Omaha last Saturday morn
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Schwietzei
and children left last Thursday morn
ing for Indiana, where they will visit
for some time with the former’s pat
Mrs. J. H. Miner and daughter.
Ruth, were eastbound passengers tc
Lincoln last Saturday morning to visit
I over the Christmas holidays with
Mrs. M. Leschinsky was a passen
ger to Rockville last Thursday morn
, ing to sepnd several days visiting
with relatives. She returned home on
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miller and two
Our Men’s Furnishings
Not only Something for Every Man
But Everything for any Man
If you are a man and wear clothing
as all men must—we have the goods to
please you. You will be sui prised and
delighted by the bewildering array of
all kinds of Men’s Furnishings to be
found in our store. Any articles at any
price to fit the poeketbook.
Come Here for all of Your
| SOMETHING OUGHT TO HAPPEN . }
children of Scotia, came over Monday
for a visit with the E. P. Daily fam
ily. Mr. Miller returned home Wed
Miss Verla Fowler went to Aurora
last Saturday morning to spend Christ
mas with relatives. From there she
will go to Omaha to spend the re
mainder of her vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Davidson arrived
here last Friday evening from Denver.
Colorado, for an extended visit with
the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Brandt, and family.
Cornell Brown was a passenger to
Austin Wednesday, to visit with his
sister. Mrs. Karl Mickow. He re
shun and family returnng to their
home near Austin Wednesday.
Miss Mable Young, who is employed
at the First Trust Company, was an
eastbound passenger for Omaha, last
Saturday to spend Christmas with
Mrs. A. H. Hansel and daughter.
Mrs. Elmer Chaffee, arrived home on
last Friday evening from Omaha,
where Mrs. Chaffee underwent an
| operation for appendicitis.
Mrs. Charles Bass and daughter.
Florence, were passengers to Raven
na last Saturday morning to spend
Christmas with their daughter and
sister, Mrs. Harry Roberts.
Mrs. Carl Mickow and baby, who
have been here for some time visiting
with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. O.
Brown, and family, returned to their
home at Austin, last Friday noon.
Mrs. F. H. Vincent and children, of
York, passed through our city last
Saturday evening enroute to Sargent,
to visit several days with relatives.
She is a sister to Mrs. E. A. Shipley.
Miss Florence Leininger, who is
teaching school at Fremont, returned
home last Saturday evening to spend
her vacation with her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. J. P. Leininger, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Lytle, of Bur
well. arrived here last Friday noon for
a short visit with Mrs. Lytle's aunt.
Mrs. J. F. Nicoson, and with the Eg
Miss Hattie Froelich after having
had a successful milliner business here
left Wednesday noon for Oklahoma,
where she expects to take several
months’ rest. She expects to return
in the spring.
Miss Mable Daddow left last Satur
day morning for Friend. Nebr., to
visit for some time with the E. A.
Brown family and also to attend the
wedding of her cousin, Miss Flora
Brown, who was married Christmas
Mrs. Claus Eggars went to St. Paul,
last Friday, to meet her little daugh
ter who was returning home from
Omaha, where she is attending school.
Miss Verna Kornrumph. also of Oma
ha, accompanied them here for a short
Miss Marie Cooper returned home
from Niobrara, last Saturday even
ing, where she is teaching, to spend
her Christmas vacation with her par
ents. Miss Marion Orr. of Niobrara
and Mr. Charles Heider. of Elm Creek,
accompanied her home for a short
Mr. and Mrs. J. Petska came over
from Ord last Friday, and visited
over Christmas with the latter's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. James Bartunek,
and family. They returned home on
Tuesday morning. Miss Emma Bar
tunek accompanied them for a couple
of weeks visit.
A Public Mask Ball will be given j
January 1, 1917, New Year's night at j
the Garland Theatre by »he Germania
Verein. Everybody come
Don't forget that with every $ paid
iu on purchases on account at my
1 store till January 1st. we give one
j chance on $150.00 Edison.—Lou Sch
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Martin, of Oma
ha. and Mrs. Arthur Hansel and little j
! son of Grand Island, came in last Sat- i
urday to spend Chrstmas with their
parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. \V. Amick.
and family. Mr. Martin returned to
Omaha. Monday, tfh.ie Mrs. Martin,
remained for a longer visit.
Ray McMichael and Miss Eva Jack
son were westbound passengers to Ar-1
cadia. last Friday evening. On Satur-1
day morning they went to Grand Is-'
land where they were united in mar- j
riage on Sunday, December 24, oy:
Rev. Jackson. They retunied to Loup!
City Monday noon. The Northwestern
joins with its many friends in wish-!
ing them much happiness.
H. L. Grassmueck went out into the
country several miles last Friday j
evening in his big six-cylinder Buick
car.. He tarried long and when he!
wanted to return to town he couldn't
start the pesky car. After several hours
of vainless exertion it was discovered i
that the cylinder head on the car had
frozen and was cracked from end to
end. Next time the weather is about
twenty below Mr. Grassmueck will
probably see that his car is properly
cared for, especially when his visit is
of indefinite duration.
James Bartunek’s drawing last Sat
urday was attended by about 500 peo
ple. The day was cold and raw and the
drawing bein& held in the Vic Swan
son's old store building made it very
convenient. W. F. Howard got the set
of harness. J. E. Roush the shot gun
and John Otlewski the coaster wagon.
Albert Johnson. Chas. Bass and Supt.
C. U. Bitner had charge of the affair. ■
which was pulled off without a hitch.
Mr. Bartunek wishes to thank all for
their patronage and is well pleased
wth the result of the last campaign.
FINE CHRISTMAS PRESENT.
Attorney R. P. Starr is very elated
over a Christmas present which he
received Saturday evening. The pres
ent consisted of a 12 pound dressed
goose, a dressed chicken and four
pounds of butter, sent him by Mrs.
Ross Miller, of Wallace. Neb. Mrs. Mil
ler was one of the parties whose hus
band was killed in the recent wreck at
Elmwood. Neb., and Mr. Starr was her
attorney in her settlement for her
claim. This present indeed shows that
Mrs. Miller was pleased with the ser
vices of a Loup City attorney.
Want to buy 100 head of mules.
Sucklings, yearlings and twos. Call
Sam Fletcher, at Rockville. Phone
No. 4202 51 3.
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank all my
friends for their patronage in
the past and asking for a con
tinuance of the same when I
return from my vacation. I
take this method of thanking
the people of Loup City and
Yours for a Happy and
Prosperous New Year.
I HATTIE FROEHL1CH
Walter Moon was born in St. Law
rence county. New York. Jan. 25th.
1S35. and died Dec. 22. 1916. Aged SI
years. 10 months and 27 days.
He lived in New York until about
ten years of age then the famly moved
to Kane county. Illinos. where he
grew to manhood. Shortly before
moving to Forestville. Iowa, he was
united in marriage to Mary C. Harris,
who died in less than a year.
August 21. 1S59. he was married to
Sarah A. Gilbert, who shared his jovs
and sorrows until her death Jan. 10.
To this union were bora six daugh
ters and one son. Qf’ these -eh Hire it
four daughters are left to mourn ihc
loss of a loving fctther.
The daughters are. Mrs. G. P. Cal
laham. of Torrington. Wyo.. Mrs. A. S
Main. Mrs. Ed Angier. and Mrs. C. C.
Cooper, all of Loup City.
He also leaves four grand childrei
and one great grand child.
Three sisters are still living, one of
them. Mrs. James Stull, of Waterloo.
Iowa, being with him during his last
in the spring of 1873 he came to
Loup City, the family arriving here
Oct. 31. following Tor years the family
lived on the homestead three miles
west of town, which is now owned by
Edwin Angier. anb suffered the hard
ships and trials of the early pioneer.
He enlisted as a member of Co. H.
21st Iowa Infantry July 28. 1S62. and
served three years.
He has been a faithful loyal mem
ber of the Baptist church ever since
his majority, being a charter member
of this church and a deacon since its
He has been a faithful husband, a
loving father, a true friend and a pub
lic spirited citizen: always found on
the side of right in any question affect
ing the moral and spiritual welfare of
AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH
The Xmas entertainment at the Bap
tist church will long be remembered
as a most enjoyable occasion. The
Church was very prettily, decorated
with evergreens, holly and other
Xmas decorations, while the two
large decorated evergreens which
stood near the center of the platform
added much to the delight of the chil
The program was splendid from be
ginning to end. rendered mostly by
the beginners and primary classes
and was enthusiastically received by
the audience, the little folks bringing
many a smile to the graver faces.
The Choir sang a number of beau
tiful songs, and the two solos by the
small boy and girl was certainly
good, as was also the (Juet sang by a
couple of girls in Miss Emily Steen’s
class. Every child in the audience re
ceived a sack of nuts and candy and a
big rosy apple. The apples were then
passed to everyone in the church. All
went home feeling that they had
spent a very enjoyable evening.
GERMAN RED CROSS.
August Jaeschka is circulating a
petition to raise funds to send to the
German Red Cross society. He has
asked all who desire to contribute to
leave the money with him or at Th-j
Northwestern office. Help some
wounded soldier enjoy the Christmas
Previously Acknowledged . 66.00
ffm. Dolling _ 1.00
A. F. Eisner .. .50
O. S. Mason.50
R. F. Campbell.50
O. L. Swanson_ 50
Robert Grutter_ .50
E. T. Beushausen _;_50
If prices cotinue to advance it will
soon be cheaper to ride in an automo
bile than to wear out shoe leather.
, Lester Reider of Hazard was a busi
ness caller in Loup City Wednesday.
Sheriff L. A. Williams was called
[ to Litchfield on official business io
T. W. O. Wolfe was a business pas
senger to Comstock Wednesday even
I ing _
Miss Klea McNulty and Fred An
derson drove to Hazard Wednesday,
returning the next day.
Rev. Archie Kearns of Howard.
Kansas, is here visiting his parents.
IV. and Mrs. A. J. Kearns.
Miss Ruth Rein came up from her
home in Ashton. Wednesday to visit
a short time here with relatives and
Mr. and Mrs. Seth Richmond went
to Litchfield Saturday to spend Chriit
mas with relatives, returning here or
The Miss Barbara Sobieszczyk and
Rose Tapolski came up from their
homes at Schaupps Thursday evening
for a short visit with relatives.
Divern Cunningham, who has been
working in Meadow Grove, the past
summer, came home Tuesday even
ing to spend the winter at home.
The Misses Ada. Frieda, and Mabel
Sandin came to Loup City Saturday,
from their home in Aurora, to visit
a short time at the Cowling home.
Mrs. Will Fisher and daughter.
Blanche, and Wm. Benschoter drove
over to Westerville. Tuesday to at
tend the funeral of Mrs. Fisher’s
Mr. and Mrs. John Tapolski arrived
here the latter part of last week from
their home at Cheyenne. Wvo., to
spend Xmas with Mrs. Tapolski's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Barney Rojewski.
The month of December. 1916. is
proving to be the biggest month in
the history of the Loup City post
office. To date about $800.00 has been
taken in at the k»cal office this
month, with several days more to be
Last week several items of corres
pondence arrived here too late for
publication itj the Northwestern and
'his week several correspondents
have not sent in their items. Poor
mail service on the C. P. is the cause
of our correspondence letters getting
here too late for publication.
TWO NEBRASKA FARMERS ON
Declaring against the wheat em-j
bargo. asking the municipal ownership
of railroads, and favoring Omaha tor1
a Land bank, the National Farmers' i
Equity-Union, meeting in Omaha last i
week took decided stands on import-!
The meeting was the most success
ful since the organization was born. I
more than 500 delegates coming from 1
Iowa. Missouri. Indiana. Illinois. Ohio.
North and South Dakota. Kansas, Ne
braska. Colorado. Oklahoma and Wyo
ming. Nebraska took first honors in
the development of the organization
for the year, the secretary's report
showing 1,172 new members from the
state. Two Nebraskans. Edwin L.
Reed of Haigler. and H. Z. Baker of
Orleans were elected members of the
Board of Directors. C. O. Drayton of
Greenville. Illinois, was re-elected
president, and A. Hoffman of North
The butchers of Europe keep right
on butchering regardless of the num
ber of squeals.
WHO GAVE INFORMATION
Washington. Dec. 27. (Special Cor
respondence) President Wilson's note
to the European belligerents was sent
to the newspapers at eight o’clock in
the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 20. It
was not to be released for publication
until after midnight. Yet at about two
o'clock on that day a news ticker in .
Wall Street carried a report that the
president was about to dispatch a note
urging the warring nations to work
out the terms of peace.
These statements were printed in
the New York Times of Thursday,
Dec. 21, in the course of an article
dealing with the crisis in the stock
market; and there is a natural in
quiry here as to who "leaked” the in
The president's note was dated Mon
day, Dec. 18—two days before it
was given to the press; it was pre
pared. all reports agree, several days
before that. Consequently, its con
tents must have been known to a far
ly numerous group. Washington gos
sip has been busy trying to identify
the men who could have knowledge of
the president’s purpose—and there are
sinister rumors to the effect that some,
people who were “in the know” did
not let the opportunity pass to pick
up some easy profits in the stock mar
ket when securities went tumbling, as
they were bound to. as soon as the
president's note became public prop
The incident serves to emphasize
the power which an administration
holds upon values in this country.
What the president’s note did upon
a large scale which affected every in
dustry whose securities are dealt in
on the market, can be done to a lesser
degree with individual securities by
any gne of a group of officials whose
duties bring them into contact with
the industrial life of the nation. This
power, it is to the credit of American
public life to record, has rarely, if
ever, been abused—and it is signifi
cant that it is only within the past few
years that anyone has ever seriously
surmised that personal gain or any
other private motive lay behind any
ccurse of action on the government's
part. That such surmises are now rife
is due in part to the system which .
clothes officials with such enormous
power and in part to the askance with
which conservative-minded people
have come to regard much of the ac
tivity in some circles of the present
udot&isUvlJos. ' ‘7 '
The remedy is partly legislative—by
limiting the power of administrative
officers—and partly political, by see
ing to it that the government is loged
in the hands of m.en and of parties im
mune to sinister influence. The coun
try. however, has just voted; and it
it a trite observation that a nation re
ceives that sort of government which
NEW U. P. BRIDGE MARKS GREAT
The greatest engineering accom
plishment of the railroad world is the
switching of the new Union Pacific
bridge in Omaha. Traffic was tied up
less than three hours while the new
bridge was put in place, ready for the
gigantic traffic which passes over the
bridge every 24 hours.
The old piers and foundations wero
used. The new bridge, the third across
there, is 1,722 feet long, weighs eleven
and one-quarter million pounds; cost
more than $1,000,000; is seventy-five
feet above water, and is a houble
Six trans-continental railroads use
this bridge, the Burlington, Union Pa
cific, Wabash. Northwestern, Milwau
kee, and Great Western. Three hun
dred and twenty trains cross the
bridge every 24 hours, one every four
and one-half minutes.
New Year Greeting
^ 1 wish to extend to all sincere
thanks for your patronage during
the past year, and to wish you
all a Happy and Prosperous
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