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Loup City Northwestern
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VOLUME XXXVI LOUP CITY, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1917 NUMBER 5
Rev Langseth went to Sweetwater
Littie Frink was a Ravenna caller
There were 4C ai attendance at Sun
Rev Troy filled his regular appoint
Mrs Treadway was leader at the
Mis* Vi vena Peterson went to Grand
Island tast Thursday *
Jam*-* and Wm Erazim came home
from Ravenna. Saturday
Rev Langseth went to Broken Bow
' Sat urday. and returned Monday.
Miases Mary and Emma Erazim
were Ravenna callers last Thursday
R Russell of Ravenna, transat ted
business :n Hazard one day last week.
O J Wallhers motored to Grand Is
land Thursday and returned' on Xo.
Miss Alta Sfcattenkirk went home
Saturday to 'Wood River, returning on
John Sharfoger returned from Iowa.
• here he has been working the past
lien Clausen, our rural mail carrier.
ma*:e* his rounds before dinner as he
has a car now
Mr and Mrs C la ranee Jacobson
went to Mason City. Saturday, to visit
< ari Ja< •>~on Ernest Peterson and
Henry Rasmussen were Ravenna cal
lers last Sa* urday
Walter C adwalder and H. L. Han
rt* k were here Saturday night and
Sunday from Loup City
Fete Jacobson went to Mason City.
Tuesday, and will attend the sale of
hit son-in-law. Wm. Hurley.
J E Orme of Grand Island, was in
our bur* Friday and Saturday for the
interest of the Knt*hts and Ladies of
Rev Langseth went to Lincoln. Fri
day Bonutg and accompanied Mrs.
L*usgaach heme Sfce has been there
for medical treatments
Mr and Mrs Charles Holt and two
children were passengers to Grand Is
land. Wednesday, of last week and re
turned home Thursday
Lews* Olson and family, of Sweet
water have rented a house here They
will stay here for about two months.
then ihrt wtli ius* to 1 tunning
l»eVera Car.r:n*ham is visiting bis
brother Albert Cunningham and other
tr end* DeVern has been working in
the eastern part of the state this sum
mer He arrived here Wednesday.
The people of Hazard have quite a
supply of coal at a reasonable price.
I* 3d to IS ad a ton. delivered. That
pn-e was for two days only. There
were some fancy prices paid for hogs
the same day This top price was ten
cents per pound
January 3. 1117.—
County b-iard of supervisors met
this afteraocn at the court bouse with
all members present
settlement had with the county
treasurer and his statement on mo
board cm motion adjourned sine die
L B. POLSKI County Clerk.
January 4. 1117.—
Hoard met as per adjournment of
Icecember 2* with all members pres
et' Minutes of last meeting read and
aa marine approved as read
Fee books of county officers ex
ks- ned and on motion approved
Sheriff last half ..4 130.00
Count Judge, last half_ 376.h©
Cl--A I» ** Court last half— 717.15
County Treat eireas fees for
the year __ 999.44
County Clerk, excess fees for
the year __ 1,467.75
Board on motion adjourned for din
Met after dinner.
All township officer bonds on file
Bonds of county treasurer and dep
uty county treasurer on motion ap
All county offcers bonds approved
except bond of deputy sheriff.
County judges request of transfer
Claims committee reported that they
had allowed all claims except de
ductions made for delinquent taxes,
which report was on motion accepted
and the clerk ordered to issue war
rants on the respective funds:
Hansen Lbr. Co., coal.$ 6.15
L. A Williams, sheriff _ 135.04
Dierks Lbr., & Coal Co., lum
ber. etc. .. 23 45
E. A. Smith. Co. Judge . 233.15
Hiyo Aden, supervisor—. 46.43
O. Lovitt. labor _ 6.00
F T. Richmond, supervisor. 19.09
W. O. Brown, supervisor. 16.40
D. McDonald, supervisor- 22.40
W. Rewoiinski. supervisor. 18.00
E F Kozel. supervisor.. 19.00
J. H Weltv. supervisor .. 30.00
J Friedman, keep Dickerson ... 24.00
L. L. Stephens. Co. Attorney.— 218.00
L. B. Polski, county clerk. 13.55
C. W Trumble. hardware. 14.01
Julius Dilla. bridge work. 2.50
E B. Corning. Co Surveyor. 10 60
Hazard Twp.. road dragging. 80.00
Board on motion adjourned sine die.
John V Thomas was born in Corn- j
wall England, on December 24th. 1852 j
and died at the home of his son about i
five miles southeast of Loup City, on j
January 15th. 1917. aged 64 years and
In 1877 Mr. Thomas came to Ameri
ca and went to Idaho Springs. Colo.
He lived there until November 14th.
1903. when he came to the farm home
near Loup City He was married to
Jane Parsons. October 12. 1871. his
companion passing away on October
The deceased leaves to mourn his
departure one son and three daugh
ters ; Vo Thomas and Mrs. Frank
Daddow of Loup City. Neb.. Mrs. Sam
May and Mrs Thomas Dunstan. of
Idaho Springs. Colo., besides many
friends and neighbors. Mr. Thomas
was a highly esteemed neighbor and
citizen and the sorrowing loved ones
have much sympathy in their bereave
ment The home was crowded with
friends attending the funeral, which
was conducted Wednesday. Jan. 17. at
10 o’clock. Rev. Vincent R. Beebe, pas
tor of the Methodist church officiat
ing The body was shipped over the
Union Pacific to Idaho Springs. Colo,
where interment was made.
AS OTHERS SEE US.
The Sherman county public schools
are moving forward very steadily. In
this j-ounty is found one of the few
"Standard Rural Schools." A number
of fine new rural school buildings have
been erected recently. All are of mod
ern. or mostly modern type. Few of the
rural teachers have only common
school preparation. The great majority
have completed part of the regular
Normal School course. A flourishing
study center under the direction of
the Kearney Nonna] School is being
carried on in Loup City. The work pre
sented is a college course in The
Novel. Twenty-seven students are en
Last September a splendid exhibit
of school work was made at the Sher
man County Fair. A unique feature in
-—-—-—-—-—■ —— ■■■ ■— ■ -r
| Special January
j During the remainder of January
Special Prices will be made
on the following
Overcoats Sheep Lined Coats
Mackinaws Duck Coats
L nderwear Flannel Shirts
Dont Forget Thkse Bargains
Come In and See
connection with it was a marching
contest among a number of schools.
About sixteen hundred pupils were in
line. A local paper characterized this
as a “red letter" day in the history of
Loup City. Now the efficient county
superintendent. L. H. Currier, is or
ganizing a County Track and Field
Meet, to be held next spring, at whien
time the eighth grade commencement
is to be held. Educational progress in
this western county ppeaks loudly of
efficient, careful work.—The Nebraska
ROUTE 1, LOUP CITY.
Howard Smith shelled his com re
W. T. Kratzer is sporting a new 1917
John Olson was having his com
Howard Smith was marketing some
There has been a good many skating
parties on the river lately.
Andrew Franzen has been on the
sick list the past few days.
Elmer Larson is working at the Al
lie Bailie farm for the present.
A light snow and heavy frost cov
ered the route Sunday night and Mon
John George and hired men have
been hauling com home from town re
C. S. Reynolds sold forty head of
cattle and is to deliver same the 1st
Arnold Johnson has been hauling
com to town and taking home lumber
Oscar Bechthold has been doing
some varnishing for E. T. Krone, the
S. F. Reynolds has been seen on his
way to the Hendrickson farm several
A large number of the farmers from
the west have been cutting ice on
Ed. and Eph. Johnson have been
cutting down a few trees on the Creek
near Round Grove.
Counting all mail handled on the
route now is one of the pasttimes of
the R. F. D. carriers.
Ashley Conger and Julius Scharnov’s
mail boxes have been put on a wheel
which makes it much more convenient
for the carrier.
The road leading from the west
bridge to R. D. Hendrickson's place,
has been greatly helped by the use of
the road drag, recently.
Mrs. Cora Brush and daughter. Miss
Grace, of Cleveland. Ohio, ilso Mr. and
Mrs. George Parker and family of Ar
cadia. spent Sunday with the carrier
From now on and for all time there
wil be no more pennies taken from the
mail box for postage on your letters
or cards. Buy stamps, keep a few on
hand as Uncle Sam will never sell
them any cheaper than at the present
GARLAND THEATRE PROGRAM.
Commencing Thursday Night, Jan. 18.
“THE LITTLE DUTCH GIRL”
5 Acts (World)
“Saving the Family Name.”
5 Acts (Bluebird)
“From the Maddening Crowd.”
5 Acts (Mutual)
Feb. 9th. “The Eternal City.”
Feb. 23rd “An Alien.”
CAMPAIGN UNDER WAY
The Loup City Northwestern sub
scription campaign is now well under
way and the eight weeks will go by
j before we know it.
Several candidates are in the field
and are working hard to secure the
votes necessary to win the car. Now
! is the time to help your favorite can
While the weather has been cold
for several days all contestants have
I been working right along as they know
; that the worker will be the one to get
: the automobile.
The prize is well worth working for
and w-hile the wepther the past few
days has not been very good auton.o
! bile weather, better weather is com
| ing. when some one will drive a fine
* Buick auto that only cost them a few
; weeks' time and work.
The ballot box will be ready to re
ceive votes by Saturday. January 23.
' Votes will be issued any time after
that day and the contestants can
deposit the votes in the ballot box at
their pleasure. As all votes will
count double that are issued up to and
including February 3. it will be to the
contestants' advantage to have all the
votes they can obtain dated before
that time. However, it is requested
that all subscriptions be turned in by ,
Jan. 21 at least and weekly reports
be made thereafter.
Contestants should make an extra j
effort to get new subscribers as every ,
block of five new subscriptions count j
10.000 extra votes. Many people in;
Sherman county do not take The i
j Northwestern and now is the time to .
1 get them on the list.
Just a little time and work to se
' cure this big prize—so keep right at ;
Two new contestants have'entered 1
since last week's issue. No more con- i
testants will be allowed to enter af’er '
Thursday. January 25.
The contestants Votes
Mrs. Nettie Doner. Loup City.. .10.000
S. T. Richmond. Litchfield.10,000
, C. R. Sweetland. Loup City.10.CXXL
;Alta M. Johnson, Loup City_w 10.000
Frank Manchester, Ashton R3.. .10.000
J. J. Golus. Loup City.10.000
C. L. Tapolski, Ashton .R3.10.000
R. L. Arthur, Loup City.10.000
Lee Bly, Loup City.10.000
Fred Walker, Loup City.10.000
| Ignatz Haremza, Ashton R1.10.000
j Harry Bydalek, Boelus, R1.10.000
LOUP CITY SCHOOL NOTES
Normal trainers will take their
teachers exams this coming Thursday
School was dismissed last Thursday
afternoon so that all who wished to
attend the ceremonies pertaining to
the laying of the cornerstone for the
new librair. could. A large delegation
of pupils were present. -
Students are very busy taking the
examinations which will close up this
semester's work. Next week will be
the beginning of the second semester.
School work has gone fine this first
semester and we hope to make the
! second the same or better. Report
cards will be out early next week.
David V. Bush will lecture in the
high school auditorium an Jan. 26th.
He comes well recommended and has
been contracted with by the high
school. He will speak on. "Pikes Peak
or Bust” or 'The Possibilities of the
Will." In connection with his lecture
he offers ten dollars in prizes to school
children who will recite his poems the
night he is here. It will be a fine lec
ture and will be worth your while.
Boelus came up last Friday nigh* to
play the return game. Both our teams
were victorious. The girls coming out
with & score of 16 to 6 and the boys
17 to 13. At the end of the first >»»if
in the girl's game the score was a tie.
4 and 4. but in the last half the girls
showed real spirit and in this, we had
our own ball and it seemed that the
girls could throw goals better with it.
This half ended with a acore of 12 to 2
in our favor. In the boys gamp. Boelus j
was ahead at the end of the first half,
the score standing S to 7. In the last
half it was a tie. 13 to 13. With two
minutes to play. Daily threw one foul
and Bass another closing the game
with 17 to 13 in our favor.
CLEAR CREEK SAND.
G. A. Richmond is sawing wood.
O. A. Clark killed a beef. Monday
G. W. Hager butchered a beef last
Lewis Kohls butchered a beef on
Dwight Chamberlain is hauling his
wheat to Litchfield.
Warren Edison of Upper Clear Creek
has installed a new telephone.
George Ellinger has a new telephone
on line X'o. 55 north of Litchfield.
G. A. Richmond shipped his fat cat
tle Tuesday to the Omaha market.
Wm. Weber is the owner of a new ;
Ford, purchased from G. W. Lang.
Blanche Miller visited with Mrs.
E. J. Garnett. Thursday afternoon.
The Ladies of the M. E. society met
with Mrs. C. O. 'lroy Wednesday after
Mrs. Lizzie Hill and Mrs. Mattie
Heapy visited with Mrs. Anna Hill on
Dick Kratzer is the owner of a new
Ford car which he purchased from G.;
Martin Burton hauled hogs to the
Litchfield market Tuesday to load out
A. D. Jones sold a red poll calf for
J6C last week to a farmer south of
Mr. Hickman and daughter. Letha.
took the train for Ulysses. Monday, to
visit for some time.
Mrs. Winnie Garnett entertained the :
Ladies' Association of the U. B. church '
on last Thursday aftenoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reed and fam
ily are enjoying a visit from their
neice and nephew from Kansas.
Frank Kuhn drove to Loup on last i
Thursday to be present at the laying
of the cornerstone of the library.
O. A. Clark is not able te be out !
of the house as he has a spell of plur !
esy. Dr. Paul was called. Thursday. |
Mrs. W. H. Hill, who has been at the j
Mason City hospital, came home Fri- 1
day and is feeling much improved.
George Ellinger is building a new!
house. He has five men working and '
will soon be ready for the plasterers..
Lawrence Berger, who has been I
working on his mothers’ farm on !
Clear Creek, returned to Ord. Satur-.
Mr. and Mrs. Weitzel of Iowa, came :
to Litchfield last Friday to visit with 1
Mrs. Weitzel's parents, Mr. and Mrs j
T. B. Anderson of Mason City, sold
some pigs to F. T. Richmond and
hauled them to his farm north of
Tom Driscol visited with Frank
Kuhn last Thursday and stayed all
night with Dick Kratzer. leaving on
the five o’clock train.
Pearl Heapy. Ernest Garnett and
Mamie Waterbury. are enjoying a visit
from their cousins, the Davis children,
of Julesburg. Colorado.
Mrs. Ona Hickman came home from
Broken Bow Saturday morning. She
brought a beautiful bouquet for the
little Kohl girl who has been sick.
John Weber, who has been sick for
some time with the grippe, was taken
worse Thursday and Friday morning
was taken to the Grand Island hospit
Mr. and Mrs. Vergil Weller. Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Heapv and Mr. and Mrs
Ray Waterbury and Mr. and Mrs. T
J. Garnett, visited with G. A. Rich
mond and wife. Sunday.
Miss Marie Duncan, who has been
in California for her health, returned
home Tuesday evening to see her bro
ther. Glenn, who is sick with typhoid
fever. She came in an auto from Kear
There were quite a few people from
Clear Creek attended joint installation
of the Woodman and Royal Neighbor
lodge last Friday evening. The Wood
man furnished the oysters and the
ladies the cakes.
Mrs. G. A. Curry is shipping a team
and other things to Linscott. where
I her son. Russell, lives and the house
hold goods she wil move to Litchfield
. for a time and visit with her son. Wil
bur. a few weeks.
Ralph Teters. Dorr Spencer. Henry
Reed and Ora Moore, went to Litch
i field to take in the installation of the
, Od Fellow and Rebeccas Saturday, af
ter which they were served to oysters
at the Wm. Garnett restaurant.
There were about thirty young peo
ple gathered at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Ellett Friday evening for
a good social time. The evening was
spent in playing games, after which a
nice luncheon was served and the
youngsters departed for their homes
in the wee small hours of the morning.
CARD OF THANKS.
We want to hereby express our
heartfelt appreciation of the kind as
sistance rendered by our neighbors
and friends during the sickness and
death of our dear father. We will1 ever
bear in grateful remembrance the
comfort and help you have given us
and our Hoved parent.
Mrs. Fred Daddow and Family.
Mrs. Sam May and Family.
Mrs. Thomas Dunstan and Family
On January 9th a marriage license
■was issued to James O. Stapleton, oi
Hazard and Miss Marie Alice Fisher
On January 13. to TVm. Alton Ebert,
of Omaha and Miss Marie Jakubowski
LOUP CITY RIFLE CLUB.
Civilian Rifle club score of shoot
on January 14. 1917.
H. M. Eisner.81 possible 10n
J. TV. Thompson.77 " 100
O. L. Tockey.78 ’’ 100
TV. Miller...68 ” 100
T. R. Lay_61 ” 100
Allen Cole_35 ” 50
AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY.
The ceremony of laying the corner
stone for the Loup City Township li
brary building was carried out at the
Garland Theatre Thursday afternoon,
owing to the day being cold and raw.
After the program at the Theatre the
cornerstone was laid at the new build
ing. The work as carried out by the
Master Masons was very impressive
and the address given by Bishop
Beecher of Hastings was much en
joyed b the large audience present.
Bishop Beecher is a pleasing and en
tertaining speaker and held the at
tention of the audience during his en
The Loup City band took part in the
exercises, playing several selections
and leading the procession from the
lodge hall to the opera house and
library building. A picked choir added
to the pleasure of the occasion by
singing several hymns. A number of
people from neighboring towns attend
ed the ceremony.
Rev. Myrnalski was a passenger to
St. Paul. Monday.
Carl Mills had charge of Route 3
during John’s absence.
Floyd Janulewicz was here Saturday
on business, from Loup City.
Earl Keeler of Loup City, was a
business visitor here Tuesday.
E. G. Taylor, of Loup City, was here
Tuesday looking after his business
Ray Ault and family moved into ihe
house recently vacated by John Rapp.
Walter Lukesczewski was a passen
ger for Loup City. Tuesday, via the
John Rapp. Jr., has been quite sick
the past few days but is better at the
Mrs. Mike Galezenski went to Loup
City. Saturday antj visited there until
Frank Sobieszczyk of Loup City, was
a visitor here Monday, returning home
on the passenger.
Clara Kwiatkowski came in from
Grand Island. Monday evening and is
visiting with her mother.
Dr. A. E. Wanek returned from Oma
ha. Tuesday evening, where he had
been for several days on business.
Joe Sonefeldt and Frank Stenka.
went to Sargent. Monday evening on
business, also to visit with relatives.
Tom Bandur left here Monday morn
ing for Columbus and other points.
Tom will no doubt bring a cook back
John Smityck of St. Paul, was here
Tuesday with his line of cigars. John
always finds god sale for his leader
Jake Kontor of Idaho Falls. Idaho,
has been here visiting with friends and
relatives. Ke retmed -to his home on
Louis Sowicki is staying with his
brother-in-law. John Spotanski. this
week. John is having a hard tussel
with the lagrippe.
Mrs. Xagorski went to Farwell. on
Tuesday evening. The infant daughter
of her son. August, and wife having
passed away Tuesday morning.
Mrs. R. Wilson and little daughter
of Giltner. visited here the latter part
of last week at the Clyde Wilson
home. They went to Loup City, Satur
We understand the Burlington will
discontinue keeping an assistant depot
agent here after January 16th. Ed.
White, the young man who was hold
ing this position, has made numerous
friends during his short stay here, and
arc- sorry to see him leave.
Prompt and effective treatment is
required in even the slightest of kid
ney ailments. Start early and use Ny
al's Kidney Pills. They strengthen the
kidneys and cleanse the blood of im
purities.—O. L. Swanson.
WANTS BIG DAMAGES.
A gentleman named Eckhard. resid
ing at Hastings, several months ago
filed a claim against Sherman county
for $25,000 damages for injuries al
leged to have been received in an auto
accident between Boelus and Rock
ville. The car which he was riding in
was upset on a bridge that was under
repair and he claims damages for the
above amount. The claim was disal
lowed and Eckhard says he will sue
the county for twice the amount of
his original claim, $50,000.
HE ENJOYS LIFE.
The man who carries a vest pocket
box of those laxative vegetable tab
lets—Figsen—is certainly wise. Why
don't you give your system aid when
it’s needed, by taking these candied
tablets? Figsen is safe, sure and sen
sible. Buy a box today.—Nval Store.
I TO LIGHT PATRONS
Having changed our lamp contract from the West
inghouse Lamp Co., over to the Bryan Marsh Co., we
will give a reduction of 5 cents on each lamp bought
at our office when five or more than five are bought at
The prices on lamps from now on will be:
300 Watt Mazda C.$3.30
200 ” ” ” . 2.23
100 ” ” ” . 1.10
75 ” ” ”.75
60 ” ” 55
40 ” ” 40
25 ” ” 35
10 ” ” .25
71 ” ” 9",
32 *» ” 30
16 ” ” 25
8 ” ” .20
High Low Lamps . 1.00
We also will give a rate of 6 cents per K. W. to any
one putting in electric stoves. This to take effect Jan
LIGHT AND POWER CO.
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