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I Neutsy Notes ?wm
(From thu Citizen.)
Honry Ii mi ks and Miirlo Woirlok
noro tniirriod Sunday nt the Gorman
Luthoran church in Campbell.
.1. C. Brooks, jouthoust, of town, is
building u now Iioiiho ami burn, im
provements that will cost him about
Miss Bertlia Hrio.kson, following an
nit nek or appendicitis, was takon to
Omaha Friday of last week to bo opor
MIsh Lulu Hughes on last Wodnos
day closed n vory successful and sat
isfactory torm of school in IMst. No.
Mrs. O. Boaueheno, who was takon
to tho hospital at Omaha lust week, is
recovering rapidly from an operation
which alio undorwont.
From tho Loader.)
Fred Gorlach, of nour Ilosomontf
left Monday for Logan county with
a car of young cattlo which ho is tak
ing for his son, who is farming thoro.
Wo learn that Miss Boulah Ashby
of Hildroth, daughter of W. S. Ashby,
our predecessor, was married to II. II.
Childros at Holdrcgo last Thursday
Tho I. O. O. P. lodgo horo after Riv
ing eight newmemborK tho final initia
tion, gave a banquet Monday evening.
Rev. Hummel, of Rod Cloud, was af
forded thu placo of honor at tho tablo
ii nd delivered a vory nico talk on tho
benefits derived from Odd Fellowship.
(From tho Times )
Tho Lebanon high school baso ball
team dropped another gamo to Smith
Center Friday. Scoro f to 2.
At highunou on Monday, April 22,
Robt. It. Nowtou and Miss Lutdlo Rico
iroro united in the holy bonds of
Cliiroid Hatch and a Miss Scott of
Concordia, passed through Lebanon
Wednesday evening enrouto to Burr
Oak, where Clifford's brother had
W. W. Johnson was charging his
soda fountain Tuesday afternoon
when ono of tho tanks exploded.
Some part of it struck Will on tho
right hand bruising it badly.
Tho flro engine was called to tho
Chas. Winogar homo Tuesday in re
sponse to an alarm. Somo straw had
boon piled against a shod adjoining
tho barn and had caught flro in somo
(From the Sentinel.)
A. Van Camp departed Friday
morning for Koarnoy on receipt of
news announcing that his fatlior was
critically ill at that placo.
Josso Burton's forco of railroad
workmen wero put to work Friday
grading nud leveling off the ball
grounds south of Burkor's hall.
A strange pageant passed through
our streets last Saturday afternoon,
iwontictn contury progress, you see
Tho spectacle was that of Jas. Conk- preach at Benny Creek school house
ling driving his hogs to market, not Sunday at 11a.m. A cordial invitn
on foot with staff in hand, but with Ition is extended to all.
Tho baso ball boys have built n fluo
grand stand on their grounds south
or Markers hull this week capable of you are dissatisfied. Return the bal
seating several hundred people. It is mice of the tube to your druggist, and
covered and will prove a profitable your money will be cheerfully roturn
attractioii for those who will view our , cil. Take advantage of this olVer. Sold
ball games this hummer.
(From tho Messonger)
Tho big well for oil, gas or mineral is
now down 1,IK0 feet and is tied up on
account of caving sand.
Last Friday ovoning No. 10, oast
bound, known as tho "Jersey," at (J
p. in. run onto a few railroad ties laid
lengthwise in tho middle of tho track,
ut the crossing two miles east of Atliol,
where Hanson was killed throe years
Guy, thirteen year old son of Henry
Irish of Martin township, met with n
serious accident Tuesday evening
while out to the pasture driving iu the
cows. Ho was found beside the body
of his dead horse iu an unconscious
About 10 o'clock Tuostlay night, tho
Red Front" caught lire. Alex Oglo
had a restaurant, in tho building and
was fixing the gasolluo tank to his cof
fee heater, when quick as a Hash flro
caught to every iuflttmmablo ',fabric in
ten feet of tho tank. For a moment
or two, Ogle and ouo or two othets
tried to beat tho (Ire outbutthey could
not make it.
(From thu Journal')
A. M. Miller is enjoying a visit from
a cousin, a Mr. Young, who is a bro
ther of tho noted baso ball pitcher
Miss Dora Spoor certainly has
staying qualifies rarely found in a
school teachor or anyone elso, for that
matter. Miss Spoor was elected
teaoher in the Superior public schools
for the twonty-third time at. tho last
meeting of tho school board, having
boon teachor in tho primary depart
ment of tho Superior public schools
forvtwouty-two consecutive yours.
(From tho News Letter.)
Orla Lamb started Thursday evening
for California, wlioro ho expects to
spend the summer.
Goorgo McCall had tho misfortuno
to cut his hand protty sovoroly tho
foro part of tho week on a lawn mower.
Georo Columbia started Friday
morning for Manitou Springs, Colorado
whoro ho has concluded to locate for
tho summer. Ho will drive through
with a couplo of teams and will doubt
less have an enjoyable trip.
(From the Advocate.)
Thoro seems to bo a movement on
hand to organize a baud iu this city
for the coming season.
Chas. Conkling was quite seriously
hurt one day this wool; by being drag
ged by an unruly horso.
Mrs. W. If. Millor roturnod tho first
of tho week from Omaha, where slio
had been for two weeks at ono of tho
Tho baso ball fans of fhis city met
last night and organized the first nine
for tho season of '07 by electing Chas
C. Brown mnuagor ami lid Lantz
socrotary and treasurer.
Listing corn is the order of tho day.
S. C. Shuck has shipped his cattlo to
L. A. Haskins and W. J. Huskins
shipped their cattle to St. Joe this
Amos Gust is nble to bo around
again aftor passing through a sovoro
siogo of asthma.
Rev. Crawford and wifo nnd Mrs.
Miller of Lebanon were guests of John
Shoop this week.
Miss Cora Weosnor has closed her
school in district No. 8. She gavo
Kov. J. J. Campbell and wifo visited
friends in Lino tho last of tho week.
They will move to Sutherland, Nob.,
some time in May.
Rev. Struyor of Bed Cloud will
Your money refunded if after using
three-fourths (",) of a tube of MntiXiiii
I by Henry Cook's drug store.
"Pineulcs" (non-alcoholic) made from
resin from our pine forests, used for
hundreds of year.s for Bladder and
Kidney diseases. Medicine for thirty
days, 81. (iiiaraiitced to give satisfac
tion or money refunded. (let our
guarantee coupon from Henry Cook's
A friend of the hom"
A foe of the Trust
Complies with the Pure Food Laws
of all States.
The Way They Terrorized the Citizens
In the Old Days.
Some curious particulars of the dan
gers of London streets in the old days
are given In an article on "The Scow
rors and thr Mohocks" In tho British
Monthly Review. The favorite prac
tice of the Seowrers was to Invade
somo tavern In the evening, drive out
tho customers, 111 treat tho proprietor
and his attendants, wreck the prem
ises and, above all, "roar." Steele
tells of the Mohocks, ono of whose pas
times was to "Inclose women in casks
and roll them down the street." In
" 1712 a royal proclamation was Issued
I offering a reward of 100 for tho ap
prehension of any Mohock. Soon after
the accession of George IV. to Lie
throne In 1820 there was a recrudes
cence, though hi a milder form, of
Mohock rowdyism, and attacks on the
watch "boxing the Charlies," as the
phrase wont one more became fash
ionable among the wilder spirits of
Loudon. Those revelries, however,
were rudely disturbed by the estab
lishment in 182!) by Sir Robert Peel of
an olllcifiit body of police.
Yet again In early Victorian days
there was another Mohock outburst un
der tho auspices of the Martinis of Wn
terford, and once more knockers and
bell handles wore wrenched off, public
monuments injured, lights extinguish
ed and crockery smashed. This form
of humor, however, was quite wasted
upon the local authorities, the marquis
being promptly Knocked down by a
watchman and taken up half dead.
The same authority tells us that In the
following your ho and some other men
of fashion were convicted at Derby as
sizes of trying to overturn a caravan, '
screwing up a toll barkeeper and paint
ing houses and people rod. For these
recreations they were fined 100 apiece. '
Electricity Moro Potent Than Aladdin's
Famous Lamp. I
Was Aladdin's lnmp so very wonder
ful? Today wo touch a button when
a messenger is needed; we press an-'
other, and the room Is Hooded with '
light. It Is not recorded that Aladdin's
old brass Implement was of any value
for Illuminating a dark room. Our
slaves of the lamp do not terrify us by
tlioli Horrid appearance. They aro
placed afar off in a home of their own
and are always ready to furnish us
with light and heat at any time of tile
day or night. Is not that simpler and
more direct than to have to carry an
ugly piece or brass about with us,
which when rubbed did not give what
was wanted, but merely brought the
And was the magic "mirror so much
superior to the telephone? Who would
not prefer to talk with his friends to
merely seeing them dimly through a
(loaded mirror? Truly the telephone
Is one of the most romantic devices',
that has over rewarded man's endeav
ors. And yet the magic mirror, while
it seems improbable, may lead to it,
but i' von then It would only supple
ment the telephone.
And in what way was the fairy boat
or coach superior to the electric launch '
or automobile? True, the rider did not
know how or why It moved, but this '
same advantage holds for many who
today use these very equipages. And
one can canity believe that we are not
far from the true Hying machine. J
A Real Distinction.
A young matron of West Kuil avenue
Is the only one of her family who Is
not In "Who's Who," her father being
n well known clergyman and her moth-1
or, brother and sister being more or'
less celebrated writers. One day her
sister was condoling with her on her
lack of distinction In this respect. i
"Never mind, Belle," said the literary
sister, "you may not be In 'Who's
Who.' but you're the only member of
the family who Is In the telephone
book, and that costs real money."
New York Press,
Your Eyes and Your Stomach.
It was a matter of surprise to Emer
son, says t':e Health Record, that tho
following little piece of advice by De
tjulucy should not have attracted more
attention: "The depth and subtlety of
the eyes vary exceedingly with the
state of the stomach, and If young la
dles were aware of the magical trans
format loir which can be wrought In
the deptli and sweetness of the eye by
a few weeks exercise I fancy we
1 should see tl habits on this point al
tered greatly for the better."
HIS TWO BOYS.
O'M the Hero, the Other the Black
Sheep of the Family.
"Let's see," said the man who had
been away a long time, "you had two
boys, didn't you?"
"Yes," replied Pat. "They would uv
been three nv thlin, but one was born
"I remember now. Tom and Andy
you named them, after Thomas Jeffer
son and Andrew Jackson, didn't you?"
"As I remember Tom he was a very
bright little fellow. I never knew so
much about Andy?"
I .. "Ah. but that Andy! He's tho boy!
He led the big lague twlct In battin',
and now he's managln' a club In Mis
souri and has a contract for five years
at a terrible big salary. Me and his
ma can't get over bein' glad wo never
made Andy go to school, but lot him
play ball In all the corner lots of the
neighborhood. And all tho neighbors
have Ills pitcher In their parlors. They
are proud of him."
"That's fine. I am glad to hear that
Andy Is doing so well. But what about
Tom? I always had an Idea that ho
was going to turn out well."
"No: Tom ain't ainotintln' to much.
Ho was more for wastln' his time goln'
to college and that. He's only the chief
Ht'ry adviser or something like that,
for one of these concerns that prints j
books. But thin, you knoAv, they say
there's n black sheep In nearly every
family." Kansas City Independent.
A FISH'S TAIL
The Wonderful Power It Develops In
A fish's tall Is Its whig. Thanks to
the machinery of muscle set along Its
spine and to Its cleaving form, a trout
or salmon can dart through the water
at a tremendous pace, though Its rapid
flights, unlike the bird's, are not long
ones. It is soon dead beat. Tho wa
ter is not so friendly to flight as the
air. The stroke of the fish's tail is due
of great power, and by means of It ami
the writhing, suakellko flexion of the
body, high speed Is reached. The
strength behind this speed is shown in
the way a II di or sea mammal out of
the water will raise its tall and strike
the ground or boat. A fbhoriuun told
tho writer he once had a rude proof of
this power. He caught and, with aid.
got Into his Inat a whale thresher. Aft
er lying still awhile as if spent or dy
fng, the creature, on Its captor ap
proaching, suddenly lashed furiously
up and down. Tho startled nieii and
their captive between them nearly up
set the boat. It was an experience
they wish never to repeat. The slap
ping stroke of a helpless and landed
fish may be often a spasm and no
more, but when a large and naturally
aggressive fish or manimal like this
thresher lashes on the enemy up
proachlug. it docs look like conscious
fight.-Coorge It. Dewar.
Bailie Craig, tho magisterial author
ity of a small town in Scotland, had
six stout sons, with whom he loved to
parade the market place, says Dr. j
Kerr In his "Memories." They furnish- j
ed him the basis of a mathematical J
Joke. . j
"A line family you have." strangers
would often say. "Is this the wholo '
"No. Indeed." the bailie would reply.
"I have two sisters at homo for each
and every one of them."
"What!" the visitor would exclaim,
rapidly counting the sons. "Twelve
"No, Indeed, .lust two."
Cromwell and Foolscap.
The triumph of Cromwell! What N
foolscap? Kvcrybody the world over
recognizes that paper foolscap size
means a standard measurement of
thirteen Inches by sixteen, yet how few
can give the reason why. Iu Kngluiid
the paper mark was originally a crown.
and when the commonwealth was set
up Cromwell was approached as to'
what mark should 1m used In the fu
ture. He, with characteristic contempt
for crowns, replied, "A find's cap," nnd
so it became and remained, for at the
restoration' the matter was overlooked
until too late to act upon the ultimate
discovery. London l 'hronlcle.
Mme. do Stael's Reply.
Mine, de Stael Is responsible for a
contribution to the woman suffrage
question which may Interest those who'
have done and suffered for the cause. '
"I have no taste," said Napoleon in
talking to her, "for women who meddle
with politics." "You may perhaps be '
right." replied Mine, de Stael, "but
since people have taken I lie freedom to
cut off their heads on account of poll
tics they ought at least to be allowed '
Jo understand why." Westminster Ga
The Old English Custom of Burning
Women Alive. I
The horrible punishment of burning
women alive seems to have existed in '
Snxou Ihiglnnd, but perhaps only In '
the case of slave, ruder the Norman
rulers any woman, bond or free, who
killed her husband was burned alive,
and the same mlsliment for this
crime and also for high treason and
even for coining and other minor of
fenses continued or arose from time to
time through the second and third
periods until it was abolished by act
of parliament In 1Ti)u. the last actual
execution of this kind having, how
ever, taken place six year.s earlier. The
whipping of women for various of-
fouKos continued even later. Public
whipping was not abandoned until
1SI7. and cases of private whipping oc-'
currod as late as lS'JO. I
There can be no doubt, we think,
that the savage human Instinct of
cruelty had something to do with the'
barbarous punishments above men-
tioued. As the old Roman public
longed for the carnage of tho circus, '
asthc "Spanish populace crowded to
the nufo-dn-fe in the flourishing day
of the Inquisition, so the lower (per
haps not only tho lower) strata of Eng
lish nationality took delight In witness
ing tortures which In all probability
wen derlsed and kept up partly for
their entertainment. Judge Jeffreys In
sentencing a woman to bo whipped U
reported to have said:
"Hangman, I charge you to pay par
t wtilar attention to this lady. Scourge
her till her blood runs down. It fc
Christmas time, a cold time for madam
to strip. See that you burn her shoul
ders thoroughly." Cornhlll Magazine.
Getting the Firct Thousand Dollars and
What It Teaches.
"Get the first $1,000. After that mon
ey making Is easy." This Is the old
time Kiige advice of the hard headed,
self made man. That axiom lias sot
many men to saving. They fix upon
that sum as tho glittering, faroff her
ald of a fortune some time to be made.
To a man on a small salary a salary,
say, out of which something can bo
saved weekly without too much depri
vation -the advice Is good. There h
something hi It that acts as a stlmuloH
to economy. And who will deny that
economy Is a good thing or that any
truth that lights tho way to It should
not he knoyn?
Many men, therefore, have been
buoyed up hi their economic by the
belief tint the tlrst $1,000 is the hard
est to got and that afterward all tin?
reft would be easy and the good thing
of the world that follow a bountooiK
supply of money would be within easy
reach. It is a pity that the man wh
invented that saying could not al.-v
have told us with equal advantage how
to turn the $1,000 over and make two
of it. It takes a long time to make a
wage earner see that "money works."
Ills idea of making money is to work
for It himself. It never occurs to him
that money works much easier than he
can and without any of the hardship--he
himself experiences that Is to s.iy.
until lie has got the Hr?t Sl.iMM). Thut
nsually makes a young man feel like .i
financier, ami he talks wisely of investments.-
Just Keep On.
When today's ditliciiltles overshadow
yesterday's triumphs and obscure the;
bright visions of tomorrow, when
plans upset and whole years of ell'ort.
seem to crystallize Into a single hour
of concentrated bitterness, when little
annoyances cat Into the mind very
quickly and corrode the jiower to view
things calmly, when the Jolts of mis
fortuno threaten to Jar loose the Judg
ment from Its moorings, remember
that in every business, iu every career,
there are valleys to cross, as well as
hills to scale; that every mountain
range of hope Is broken by chasms of
discouragement through which run tor
rent streams of despair! To quit In the
cluiMu Is to fall. See always hi your
mlnd's eye thoe sunny summits or
sui-ce-s! Don't quit iu the chasm I
Keep on! System.
Just Won It.
Magistrate- You didn't steal this,
watch? Prisoner - No. sir. Magistrate
Then how did you get It? Prisoner -I
won It on a bet. Magistrate What:
was the lct? Prisoner I bet a friend
that 1 could take It away from the mtiu
who says I stole It. Illustrated Bits.
Protecting His Interests.
Mr. Tightwad (hi Pullman carl
Could I borrow your whisk broom for
a few moments, sir?. The Porter No,
sail. y(' couldn't! If dey's gwlne to be
any 'scrlmluiitlon 'gin de negro In ill
hea 1 1 cah. I ain't a-gwlno to be no
access'ry befo' do fact!- Puck.
Residence: Pirt door south of
Red Cloud .Mill, 101 South Webster
Can be. found at home every fore
noon. Terms reasonable.
Just Received, a Car of
and FEED STORE
You can save money by
taking 500 pounds of him.
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