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VOLUME XXXVI LOUP CITY, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1917 NUMBER 4
CLEAR CREEK SAND
Mrs Frank Kuhn has the grippe
E J. Garnett l* putting up ice this
Ont Speitc is ob the sick list this
Henry Heed drove to Loup City on
T. C Chamberlain is on the sick
hat this week
A D Jones was hauling wheat to
John Ratnlorth is storing aw&v his
► ammer supply of ice.
Mr and Mrs Shettler were trading
4 * Mason City Friday
F T Richmond and G. A Rich
mond are putting up ice.
Bet Spr.u is enjoying a visit from
hi* brother from riysaes.
Clear Creek society met with Mrs
H J Banter last Thursday.
Mi** Maine Mead went to the dent
ist at Maaot City last Friday
Tresaa Metier visited Saturday and
Sunday with Letha Hickman
F T Rt< hmond hauled wheat to the
Mason City mill last Saturday
Mrs Roaa Goethe is visiting her
parents at Marquette, this week.
O A Clark is not able to be around
very moth as he has a lame back.
STnrrs and Alma S*strom visited
with home folks through vacation.
Ruth Hill is absent from school
wfciie ber mother is m ih« hospital
Skating on the Creek is the past
time at the young people these days.
Si-* Ed Shipley and two children
are having a tussel with the grippe
J VC Hcapy Just frushed a new
bam on hi* farm -xcupied by Joe
Mias Mary McCoy of North Loup.
s visiting her sister. Mrs Jennie
. - —■ am - - . - ■ -* * ka Kr .fna nf T hichr
1 -atxcr on Dm -ember 12th and left a
Mtas Stable Kuhi went to Mason
Otv to have some cental work done.
Dr Rydberg wa* called to see John
Weber last Friday who was sick with
Glen Duncan son >f Jot.t Duncan, is
e very > k with typsotd fever They
have a curse
S C. Eastabrook and family re
turned Sunday evening from their vUn
at Hetman, Xeb.
P T Ryfcmomd and S C. Ease.
1 rook snipped a car of hog* to South
G A K> J.mond and family visited
with Harvey Bnrtter and family at
S C Eastabrook and Martin Burt
t er are having wheat to Litchfield
for SI M per bushel
Henry Kohls and family visited
with Mrs Kohis' relatives at Boelus
several days last week
Henry Kohls and L Smith are new
owners of a Ford car which they pur
< raaed from G W. Lang
Mr and Mrs. J H. Mead are suiting
in Omaha Mr Mead went with a car
of hogs to South Omaha
Lr’.e Ruth Kohls is recovering from
1 er long ve.ge of sickness since her |
operation for appendicitis
liar. Mendenhall slipped and tell out
of the hay ioft Jarred him up but
otherwise not badly injured
We were somewhat surprised Sun
day morning to bea* that Scott Haddix
paaaed away the nigh; before
H J Ber-er started the New Year
t*y ha v ng a gooue roast and inviting
all the children to help eat It
The funeral of Scott Haddix was
i-eid at 'he school boose and be was
buried in the Lome Eim cemetery
J L Ri'-hmond went to Omaha. Fri
da< evening to brag back a new Ford
Raac-'i-r purchased from Geo. Lang
Rev. Waggoner preached at Cleora.
Sunday. He came from Amherst in
the afternoon to meet his appointment.
Mrs Ona Hickman left Sunday eveu
mg for Broken Bow to be present at
the burial of her aunt. Mrs. W. W.
G. A. Richmond and wife. Albert
Heapy and wife autoed to Ravenna.
Tuesday, to take in the show, "The
Birth of a Nation."
S. C. Eastabrook and family. Miss
Retta Gasteyer and Miss Garra Hill
attended Sunday school and church at
Frank Kuhn and wife. Mrs. F. T.
Richmond. Mrs. G. A Richmond and
Miss Martha Burtner attended East
ern Starr lodge. Friday.
Mrs W H. Hill is at the hospital at
Mason City, where she underwent a
successful operation. She is getting
along nicely and will be able to come
home in a few days.
F. T. Richmond went over to the
county seat. Wednesday, to be pres
ent at the meeting of the county board
H. J Burtner. S. C Eastabrook and
Ivan Mendenhall. Fred Kohls and Lou
Kohls are all laying in a supply of
Mr and Mrs. S. T. Richmond. Mr.
and Mrs M. M. Stouffer. Mr and Mrs
L. B. Hickman. Mr. and Mrs. F. T.
Richmond. Fred Richmond. Jr.. Miss
Florence Richmond. , Letha Hickman
and Tressa Weller, took dinner a:
the A D. Jones home. Sunday.
Harold Beck had a narrow escape
from getting his legs broken when 8
board that he was sitting on broke
letting him down under the front
wheels of the wagon which was load
ed with ice The wheel passed over
the thigh but luckily no bones were
broken. The mules stopped when he
called to them or he might have been
pretty badly hurt. Pretty stiff and sore
as it was
The superintendent's special was on
No. 40. Tuesday morning
Mr. and Mrs. George Van came in
from Lincoln, on No. 39. Saturday.
The old school house is rolling
down the street to its new location.
Miss Mary Hulbert was a passeu
ger to Henderson, on No. 40. Friday.
Miss Ira Ward was a passenger to
David City via Grand Island on Ttrnrs
Al O'Brian and J McAllister, of Ma
son were in town Thursday after
Scott Haddix. a pioneer resident of
this county, died at his home on Clear
Wm. Engleman. who has had a se
vere attack of rheumatism, is some
Mrs. Floyd Graham was a passen
ger to Hazard. Sunday, on No. 40. r'
turning on No. 39.
Joe Cording had to leave the store
Tuesday afternoon on account of an
attack of the grippe.
Dr. J. E. Bowman was on our
streets last Monday as happy as ever
by the looks of him.
Miss Mary Gibson returned to her
school at Amhurst on No. 40. Friday
via Grand Island and Kearney.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duncan came
in on No. 39. from Kansas, where
they spent the holidays with relatives
J. F Lamars and H H. Schultz
went to Pleasanton. Monday and visit
ed with Frank's father. H. H. Lamars
Henry Duncan and John Dickerson
were passengers on No. 40. to attend
the horse sale at Grand Island. Mon
Miss Margariete Clark returned to
her school at York, on No. 40. Sun
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 surprised and
delighted by the bewildering array of
all kinds of Men’s Furnishings to be
found in our store. Any articles at ^nv
price to fit the pocketbook.
Come Here for all of Your
; day. after spending her vacation at
George Betts returned to Hy&nnis
on No. 43, Tuesday mining, after
■ spending the holidays here with Fred,
Rev. Ben Kwegker, who has been
visiting his father for a few days, ro
i turned to his home at Henderson, on
j No. 40. Friday.
Mrs. Charles Greenhalgh and Miss
j Williamson came in on No. 39. Tues
day from Grand Island, where they
were on business.
Miss Vem Myers returned to her
studies at the University at Lincoln,
on No. 40. Sunday morning, after a
short vacation with home folks.
Clelan Litsenberger. brother of Mrs.
Call Wills, who has visited with them
for two weeks, returned to his home
at Bradshaw, on No. 40. Monday.
George Lang, with the assistance
of his brother. Carl, and J. H. Whit,
went to Omaha the latter part of last
week and drove home some new cars.
B. H. Achenbach left Monday even
ing on No. 44. to attend a meeting of
the stock holders of the Nebraska
Iowa Mercantile Co., which convenes
in that city this week.
J. T. Campbell, who has been here
for a few days on business, returned
to Lincoln, on No. 40. Sunday. He
with his family start for Zephyrshill,
Florida, where they will spend the
Grandpa Weldon came down from
Seneca on No. 40. Thursday, to attend
to some unfinished business. Mr. and
Mrs. Weldon went to Seneca to stay
with their son. Earl, who is in the
employ of the Burlington Railroad
l ne spelts rsromers. me mtcnneia
horse buyers, shipped another load of
horses on Sunday to the Grand Island
horse market. Anyone within fifty
miles having good horses for sale,
will do well to write them and they
will call and see you.
Mrs. Ryman. daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Rumrey. cae down from Ansley
to spend a few weeks with her pat
ents. brother and sisters, here and at
Mason. Her sister. Mrs. Francis Run
yan. came down from Mason last
Thursday to visit with them.
Glen Duncan is quite sick with Ty
phoid fever. He has been sick for a
week and the doctors were undecided
as to his troubles for several days.
John has telegraphed for his sister in
California to come home although
there is no immediate danger.
Albert Dickerson, we are glad to
report is able to be around town after
a seige of the grippe. U left him rather
weak but his good hearty constitution
enabled him to stand the hardships of
the early fifties is still with him.
Mrs. Dickerson although getting along
nicely is still confined to her home.
Mrs. Daley left on No. 40. Sunday,
for St. Michaels. She reports her fa
ther. Tom Bell, a well known settler
of Pleasant Valley, where we used to
put up over night on our trips to Kear
ney. to be quite poorly. He left his
farm in the Valley in charge of his
son. and moved to Kearney where ho
has resided for a number of years.
THE CURFEW LAW OF LOUP CITY
READS AS FOLLOWS:
It shall be unlawful for any minor or
minors under the age of eighteen years
to loiter on or about the streets and
alleys of this city after the hour of
eight o'clock P. M. from October 1st
until May 1st and nine o'clock P. M.
from May 1st until October 1st unless
accompanied by parent or guardian.
The penalty is a fine of from $1.10
to $10.00 and we understand the City
Council has instructed the night
watchman to enforce this law unless
the child violating the law is upon ar.
authorized errand for his or her par
ent or guardian. We understand the
fire bell will be rung each night at S
o'clock as a curfew.
CITY COUNCIL MEETS .
Jan. 5. 1917.
Loup City Council met in regular
session. All members present, name
ly G. W. Collipriest. John Ohlsen. C.
C. Cooper, and Wm Graefe. The
meeting was called to order by Mavor
R. H. Mathew..
Order of business: Reading minutes
of previous regular and adjourned
meetings. By motions the minutes were
approved as read.
A11 claims against the city was then
taken up passed upon by the auditing
committee, found correct and allowed
with the exception of two which were
held up. pending further investiga
The City Attorney. J. S. Pedler, was
then instructed to investigate certain
matters in regard to the welfare of the
By motion the council adjourned tiU
next regular meeting February 6. 1917.
PETE ROWE. City Clerk
I hereby fix the following dates tor
holding terms of court in the Twelfth
Judicial District of Nebraska, for the
year. 1917, viz:
Buffalo county, jury term. May 14, t
Dec. 3. Equity term. Jan. 22: Oct. 1.
Custer county, jury term. April 30. i
Nov. 12. Equity term. Feb. 12; Sept.
Sherman county, jury term. Sept.
4; Equity term, Feb. 27; Oct. 23.
Said terms of court wiU be adjourn
ed from time tc time as the public
business may require.
BRUNO O. HOSTETLER.
Judge of the District Court of the
Twelfth Judcial District of Nebraska
Clerk of the District Court of Sher- !
man County, Nebraska.
I Congress, like Niagara, is roaring
, E. L. Reiter went to Ravenna last
Matt Robertson returned from Grand
Margareite Olson went to Grand Is
land last Wednesday.
Harry Thompson made a business
trip to Omaha. Monday.
O. J. Walthers went to Lincoln on
No. 44. Thursday night.
Myers Peterson made a business
trip to Omaha. Monday on No. 4.
R. Russell of Ravenna was a busi
ness caller in Hazard. Tuesday.
Walter Newberg of Sweetwater, was
a Hazard caller. Monday evening.
Floyd Graham and wife visited with
Charles Graham and wife. Sunday.
Rev. Langseth returned from Hem
mingford the first part of the week.
John Olson and Matt Robertson
were passengers to Grand Island, on |
Carl Olson and James Krichan were
passengers to Ravenna the middle of I
M. R. Scribner of Pleasanton trans- j
acted business here Wednesday of i
j last week.
Mrs. Clara Grassmyer of Kearney, j
is visiting her father. Charles Graham, j
for a while.
Mr. Shoopman returned to Cairo on I
Monday. He has been visiting with his
daughter. Mrs. Lew Reed, and family.
O. J. Walthers. George Russell. Har
ry Thompson and Hivo Aedn. made
a business trip to Loup City last Wed
.virs. yj. yy . iTumoie ana cauaren |
went to Lincoln the middle part of
last week. They will visit there about
Mrs. Charles Hall. Mrs. Erazim. Joo
Hennis. Fred Langaeth. Henry Ras
mussen and Joe Erazim were Ravenna
Mrs. Pete Jacobson. Frank Criffield.
Alvena Peterson and Mary Erazim
went to RaY'enna to see the dentist,
C. L. Hall and son. Jay. returned i
home to Hemmingford. Saturday. Thev
attended the funera’. of Mr. Hall’s sis
ter. Mrs. Francis Fuller
Misses May and Stasha Cronon and
their father. M. 1.. Cronon. returned
to Cairo. Friday. They have been here
visiting Mike Cronon and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. James Stapleton are |
staying at the Matt Robertson home
for a few days. Mr. Stapleton has
charge of the Dierks Lumber and coal
Rev. Schmidt of the Black Hill Basin
country, was in Hazard. Tuesday. He
failed to fill his appointent Sunday af
ternoon on account of the funeral at
Mrs. Langseth and Mrs. Lew Simon
son went to Lincoln the middle part 5
of last week for medical treatments. |
Mrs. Simonson returned home Sunday
Three sisters and brother. Simon j
son’s children of near Newman Grove,
are visiting their cousins, the O. A.
Larson children. They arrived here or.
Mrs. Spangsberg and daughter. Miss
Clara, went to Grand Island. Tuesday j
morning. Miss Clara will receive medi
cal treatment. Mrs. Hans Peterson ac
F. L. Grammar and M. R. Scribner ’of
Pleasanton, transacted business at the
Hazard bank. Tuesday. Mr. Titus of
Litchfield was also a caller at the
Hazard bank. Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reinertsoc.
Mrs. Bets and Lizzie Frink, went to
Ravenna. Monday. Mrs. Bets is a sis
ter of Mrs. Alfred Reinertson. She is
here visiting with relatives. Her home
to iu .*vi lauia.
Russel Biethley returned to Grand
Island. Monday evening. He has been
here visiting with his father-in-law;
and family. Mr. Biethley’s wife has
been here for a week visiting her par
ents and friends. Her parents are Mr.
and Mrs. Lew Simonson.
Miss Jennie Hall was born in Wil
liston. Vermont, on July 7. 1845. She
was married to Francis W. Fuller at
Burlington. Vermont, in 1867. To this
union one son was born. Frederick.
Mr. and Mrs. Fuller lived in Galesburg.
I1L. where they had a book store. In
the spring of 1884 Mr. Fuller and
family came to Sherman County. Ne
braska. With the exception of five
years since 1884 they have been in j
Sherman County. Mrs. Fuller departed '
from this life on December 30. 1915.
She was 71 years. 5 months and 23
days old. Mrs. Fuller is survived by
one son. Frederick, and her husband
and two brothers. C. L. Hall of Sioux
Nebraska, and Frank P. Hall, of Sa
lida. Colo, besides a host of friends.
Mrs. Treadway will be leader next
Mrs. Nellie Treadway. President;
Roscoe Hane. Vice-Pres.; Winnona
Sanders. Sec.; Estella Hane. Treas.;
Vera Robinson. Organist; Alvenna
Peterson. Ass't Organist.
Miss Vera Robinson was leader nt
Christian Endeavor Sunday evening.
Rev. Troy filled his regular appoint
ment at 8 o'clock. After church the fol
lowing officers were elected for the i
There were 47 attended Sunday
school. Officers were elected for the
ensuing year as follows: Geo. Bent.
Supt.; W. H. Hane. Ass't.; Winnona !
Sanders. Sec.; Alice Jacobson. Treas.;
Vera Robinson. Organist.
DEER CREEK NUGGETS.
F. J. Maciejewski butchered a beef
Martin Bydalek butchered two pork
Thos. Lubash fenced his hog yar
with new wire*last Friday.
Fal Rein of near Ashton, spent Suv
day with the Plambeck folks.
John Plambeck visited with the F
Rein family. Sunday evening.
George Ritz helped ins mother-in-lav.
haul hogs to Rockville. Monday.
John Bazmen helped Thos. Lubash
fence the hog yard last Friday.
Martin Bydalek is digging a large
cistern this week for stock use.
Andrew Bonczynski shelled corn for
Frank Hackbert last Saturday.
Mrs. Claus Plambeck shipped a half
a car of hogs to Omaha. Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Stobbe visited at
the St. Wroblewski home. Monday.
Chris Hansen marketed three loads
of fine porkers at Ashton. Monday.
F. J. Maciejewski has been busy
this week hauling wheat to Ashton.
Miss Tille Bydalek was a passenger
last Saturday to visit with relatives.
Harry Maciejewski helped his fa
ther haul wheat to Ashton this week
Seabold Brothers of near Boelus. au
toed ot Rockville on business. Tues
Chris and Henry Hausen spent Sun
day evening with the John Heins
A. E. Lorenz shipped his hogs Mon
day with the Farmers shipping asso
Miss Agnes Bonczynski is employed
with her cousin. Mrs. Anton Bugney,
Mrs. Josephine Lubash visited with
her daughter. Mrs. John Wcitesczev
ski, last week.
Tony Bonczynski. with his brother
large crowd. Readings and speeches
Peters last Friday.
Leon F. Lubash visited school Dist.
No. 12 last Monday. Come again Leon
you are welcome.
Mrs. St. Dymek who underwent an
operation at St. Paul, is reported as
getting along nicely.
Miss Mathilda Peters of near Boe
lus, visited with her cousin. Frank
Bydalek. over Sunday.
Henry Peters visited school Dist.
No. 12 .Wednesday. Henry, you know
yon are always welcome.
Mr and Mrs. Paul Kryski and family
visited Mr. and Mrs. Mike Slobasc
zewski and family. Sunday.
Charles Kryski started Monday for
Ashton, where he will attend the
Catholic school for six months.
Johanna and Adlie Reimers and
Richard and Arnold Hackbert visited
Sunday with the Careten family.
Andrew's outfit, shelled corn for J. W
Leonard, have been cpii’e sick the
past week and this with the la grippe
Mr. and Mrs. George Ritz and
daughters. Lydia, and Elsie, visited
with Mrs. C. Plambeck and family, cn
Joe Goo came up from St. Pan!
last Fridav to spend Sunday’with his
relatives. He returned again Monday
Ed. John and Frieda Plambeck and
Ed. Crowell autoed to the county seat
last Tuesday on business, returning
home the same day.
Messrs Edward and August Careten
were passengers to Grand Island last
Saturday to visit with their sister.
Mrs. John Bookman.
r. j. .vanejewsS! took lour norses
to Ashton last Saturday to be sold,
bat brought them back as the price 1
did not satisfy him.
Tony Stobbe has been in Kearney
the past week attending a big cattle
sale. He returned with five high grade ]
cows which valued at $5(10.
Joe Grudzenski had the misfortune
to cut his hand last week. Blood poi-:
son set in but I>r. Wanek operated on
it and it is getting along fine.
Henry Plambeck and Ed. Cowell de
parted for their home in Carpenter.!
Wyo.. after visiting with his mother, j
Mrs. C. Plambeck. and family.
Mrs. Frank Biester of Omaha, ar
rived here last week to visit with her}
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sme- j
dra. and family, for a few days.
Mr and Mrs. R. Lemberg and son. i
Claus, and daughter. Lena, of near
Farwell. visited with their son and
brother. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lemberg.
Fine weather is visiting ns at the
present which makes ns all feel good, j
but maybe in a few days a change will
come and we will have some more win- j
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Tony Kalkow- j
ski. on the last day of the year 1916. a j
fine baby girl. Mother and daughter
doing nicely and pa is wearing a smile
that wont come off.
George Ritz. accompanied by his
brother-in-law. CKus Plambeck, left
For Omaha with a car load of hogs and
From there they will leave for Avoca.
Iowa, to visit with relatives.
Vic,Sorenson has been on the Creek i
soliciting subscribers for the Omaha
Daily News. He is after that Bull
tractor which will be given away on
the 31st of this month. We wish you
Last Friday there was a lecture at
the Brammer school which drew a
lareg crowd. Readings and speeches
were given by a few of the farmers
and an entertainment given by the
young people. They will give another
one on January 26th. Everybody wel
Say. Mr. Man. if you want to own
a fine Buick four cylinder car for your
use during your life, here is your op
portunity. and wont cost you a red
pennyT If you will enter the North
western contest which starts on nevt
Monday and work a little and then
it will bring the determination to win
and you will get the car in eight weeks
from Monday. Tfc'nk it over.
When you start out on your wild
scramble to pay up last year's debts
lust make this office your first step.
Our pockets are long, leas and empty.
IS CREATING INTEREST
The Northwestern's subscription I
campaign will be in full swing by the I
fifteenth of January, the day the cam
paign commences. A number of live
contestants have entered the race and
a great deal of interest is being mani
This subscription campaign is be
ing conducted by The Northwestern
and no so called “expert” or “con
test manager” has anything to do
with it. The automobile is on display
at the local Buick agency in Loup
City and the car will not be driven
a mile during the contest, the winner
will be the first person to drive the
The car is a fine Buick four-cylin
der. five passenger touring car cost
ing $725.00 and is a prize well worth
striving for. This is the best prize
ever given away by a newspaper in
this section of the country. All con
testants not winning the car will be
paid a commission of ten per cent on
all business turned in.
Last week we failed to mention that
every five new subscriptions would
count 10.000 extra votes. Every five
new subscriptions will be called a
block and every block of five will count
extra votes. It is not too late to en
ter the contest—it is just the time.
Now is a good time to get busy. Call
at The Northwestrn office and get the
necessary* supplies and get into the 1
race. The person who puts in the
proper amount of time and goes right
after this car and keeps everlastingly
at it will get the car.
The Northwestern has not yet made
arrangements for counting the votes.
This part of the contest will be looked
after by at least three disinterested
parties and a complete record of the
subscriptions turned in by every con
testant will be kept, in addition to all
receipt book stubs.
We believe that this subscription
campaign is being conducted at a
good time in the year, as many peo
ple are not very busy at this time of
No subscriptions are to be brought
in to The Northwestern office until
Saturday. Jan. 20, at which time prop
er arrangements will have been made
to take care of the votes.
As a special inducement to contest
ants to cast all their votes, all votes
the first three weeks of the campaign
cast up to and including Saturday.
Feb., 3. will count double, after that
date votes will be counted by the ori
This subscription campaign will be
run in a fair and business like man
ner and the person getting the most
votes will be the wnner. No favors
will be extended to any contestant, all
will be treated alike.
Last but not least, don't forget the
blocks of five new subscriptions and
the extra votes they count.
The contestants Votes
Mrs. Nettie Doner, Loup City... 10,000
5. T. Richmond, Litchfield.10.000
C. R. Sweetland, Loup City.10,000
Mta M. Johnson, Loup City.10,000
Frank Manchester, Ashton R3. ..10,000
J. J. Golus, Loup City.10,000
C. L. Tapolski, Ashton R3.10,000
Lee Bly, Loup City.10,000
Fred Walker, Loup City.10,000
B. L. Maciejewski, Ashton R1... 10,000
Harry Bydalek, Boelus, R1.10,000
LOUP CITY NEWS NOTES.
T. R. Lay was a business visitor at
L. A. Williams drove over to Litch
Seld. Wednesday morning on business.
Peter Rowe was a business passen- j
rer to Rockville. Wednesday noon.
Wm. Benschoter went to Dannebrog
sn Wednesday morning, returning on
the noon passenger.
Mrs. 'Robert Young was an east
bound passenger to Omaha. Wednes
iay morning, to visit with her mo
Mrs. F. B. Martin and little son.
Prank, went to Red Oak. Iowa. Wed
nesday. where they will visit for some
time with relatives. Mrs. John Fisher
went as far as St. Paul with them.
At the meeting last week the board
of county supervisors presented Miss
Pearle Xeedham with a nice rocking
chair in appreciation of .her ten years
service at the court house as deputy
county treasurer. Miss Xeedham has
been a faithful and efficient official
snd it is with regret her many friends
see her leave.
At the regular meeting last week.
Wednesday evening of Hermion Tem
ple No. 30. Pythian Sisters, the follow
ing officers were installed:— Mrs.
Jennie Gallaway. M. E. C.; Mrs. Orra
Larsen. P. C.: Mrs. Barbara Mason. E.
S.: Mrs. Etta Swanson. E. J.; Mrs. M.
C. Mulick. Mgr.; Mrs. Belle Conger. M.
of R. and C.; Mrs. Lucinda Sweetland
M. of F.: Mrs. Mattie Hayhurst. Pro
tector; Mrs. Druzilla Pedler. Guard.
After the meeting a delicious lunch
was enjoyed at the Ideal Bakery.
LOUP CITY SCHOOL NOTES
Mrs. J. P. Leininger visited school
last Thursday afternoon.
Ruth Miner visited Senior English
class Wednesday morning.
Mrs. Oltjenbruns and Mrs. Steen
visited the grades Monday.
The 10th English are writing their
closing themes on Silas Maraer.
Wednesday and Thursday of next
week will be mid-semester examina
Don't forget to attend Mr. Bush’s
lecture entitled "Pikes Peak or Bust”
to be given January 26th in the high
The following program was given
Wednesday morning during assembly
seriod: Piano solo, Katherine Curtis;
Vocal solo. Lois Henry; Piano solo.
Jack Amick; Vocal solo. Katherine
The basket ball teams played the
St. Paul teams last Friday night. The
girls come out victorious with a score
Df 26 to 6. In the first half both sides
Fought hard and it was close. We were
ahead by 13 to 5. In the last half the
St. Paul team began to pick up. but
Unip Cjty played just as hard during
he whole game, every girl doing her
very best. A good sized crowd witness
ed the game and helped us out by
their rooting. We hope to have them
all come again to the coming game
with Boelus. Friday night at 8 o’clock.
The boys game was much faster than
the girls. Our boys lacked practice and
it took quite a while before they began
to show any spirit and fight. Our
boys lost by a score of 45 to 13. The
boys are putting in the necessary prac
tice and will be in good trim for the
Three new pupils entered the Prairie
Dale school this week.
The ninth grade are taking up book
keeping this week.
Harley McCall took a load of hogs
to Loup City. Monday.
John Heil and family are slowly re
covering from the grippe.
Alvin Jack missed- school the past
week on account of the grippe.
N'. T. Daddow was over to his farm
on Wiggle Creek. Wednesday.
Mrs. Alonzo Daddow is suffering
with the la grippe this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom McFadden visit
ed at Stewart McFadden's Sunday.
Lew Ridherson of Arcadia, spent
Saturday and Sunday with Harlev Mc
Mr. and Mrs. Clippson and daughter.
Fannie, attended church at Austin last
Christian Endeavor was held last
Sunday evening instead of directly af
Quite a number of people heard the
communion ervices at the Austin
Mrs. Ethel Throckmorton and sons
took supper at the X. T. Daddow home
last Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Gregg and Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred Gray visited at the A. R.
Jack home Tuesday.
A. W. Throckmorton returned to
Austin. Tuesday, to spend a few days
with the Austin folks.
George Pritchard of Creighton. Neb.,
spent Saturday and Sunday with his
brother. Wm. Pritchard.
Ernest Bell and family. Press Bell
and Mr. and Mrs. Jack, visited at the
Stewart McFadden home last Sunday
Arthur Couton. Carl Pritchard and
Marion Fletcher attended .he basket
ball game at Loup City, Friday even
The Loup City basket ball team
called on one of the Austin boys (Carl
Pritchard) to help them out Friday
Miss Margaret McFadden spent Sat
urday and Sunday at her home, return
ing to Rockville, to resume her school
duties. Monday morning.
A. R. Jack. Wm. Couton. F. O. Hen
drickson and John Heil autoed to Loup
City last Friday evening and attend
ed lodge meeting.
Hugh McFadden returned to his
home at Kimball. Neb., after spending
the holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Stewart McFadden.
REPORT OF LOUP CITY TOWNSHIP
For 1916 up to and including meeting of January 2, 1917.
ROAD DISTRICT 14.
Money spent on roads........$2,404.55
Money spent in bridges...... 345.80 $2,750.35
ROAD DISTRICT 15
Money spent on roads........ 1,586.51
Money spent on bridges____ 281.95 1,868.46
ROAD DISTRICT 20
Money spent on roads.... 1,877.25
Money spent on bridges..... 162.10 2,039.35
Money spent on General Fund..... 393.37
To Road Dragging $265.46 included in total. _*
LOU 9CHWANER, Township Clerk.
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