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About The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191? | View Entire Issue (May 6, 1904)
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, ' . VOLUME : I FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , MAY 6 , 1904. UMBER 18 \.i )
I - \ . \ . . , ' ' LOCAL AND PERSONAL
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. : ' The first barefoot boy has ap-
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. \ Dick Mo10ne of Humboldt was
. in town Tuesday
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, . L. F. Gilbert of Stella was ' a
. , .i , Falls City visitor'ruesday.
A. R. McMullen of Stella was
, I . in town on business Tuesday.
_ . Clarence Wiltse left Sunday
for a trip to Los Angeles , Cal.
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' , Mrs. Chas Sedylmayr left
t t Tuesday for a visit in Omaha
C. H. J-Iargrave went to St. Joe
r Tuesday to purchase new goods
: Frank Snethen of Humboldt
\ I was in the city on business Tues-
t - day.
, M. : J. Clancy and family of
, , . . , > Stella was in the city yVednes-
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, ' lay.
. ' W m. Jennings of Surprise , is
"s . .
. ' , visiting at the home of J. A. Mc-
.Mrs W. S. Fast visited with
friends and relatives at Corning ,
P. H. Jussen left Tuesday to
: . . . . . .look after business interests in i
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T-1 r John W. Powell has sold his
, _ " interest in the Star livery barn
" I - Frank Wylie
The front of J. S. Johnstons
- & Sons store looks very attractive
. - since it has been repainted.
: Mrs. Martha Weaver returned
to Zion City , 'Vednesday after a
: 'w visit of several weeks in this city.
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t- , . The season at Sycamore springs
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, . . ises to be more popular than
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J " , - Peter Fredrick jr , H. C. Davis
. . , r . and George Dietsch went ' to Au-
burn Tuesday to see the street
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I Dave Sowles has installed a
. gasoline engine to furnish the
. , _ motive power for his big ice
. . " The tennis players are begin-
ring to get in practice. The
Towle court has been put in shape
Mrs J. J. Faulkner , who has
, been visiting friends and relatives
, - in ttris'cit-y-left Wednesday for
her home in East St. Louis.
I ( 1rs. : George Coddington came
. ,4V1' ' ) : ' down from Auburn this week and
visited her sisters , lrs. A. , V.
, Burchard and Frankie Dixon.
I . . lrs. Coddington left Tuesday to
\ join , her husband at Holton , Kas ,
t. , . where they will make their home
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John Starbel has made a good
street commissioner and the mayor
did the right thing in reappointing -
ing him. 1r. Startzel is an
earnest convert to the "dragging"
system and by keeping everlast-
ingly at it has put the streets in
Th : circulation of The Tri-
bune has passed beyond the
boundaries of the United States
of America. The first name to
go on our foreign list is John
\Vissman , High River , Alberta
Canada , , who became a subscriber -
er this week.
J. O. Phillipi , general freight
agent and J. P. Barrett assistant
freight agent of the Missouri
Pacific were in town Wednesday.
Both gentlemen denied that they
had any divisions concealed about
The annual junior reception
will be held at the high school
on the evening of May 20th. The
annual reception is always a brilliant -
liant affair and the class this
year promises to break all records.
The very sight of Chief of Po-
lice Aldrich almost makes man ;
afraid of himself. A man who
will do wrong in this town during
the next year , will evidently have
a grudge at himse1
It does any progressive' citizen
good to see so many new and
permanent sidewalks being laid.
By the way that one in front of
the Commercial hotel is going to
ae a dandy.
There will be preaching ser-
vices at the Baptist church on
Sunday. May 8th. both morning-
and evening by A. 1. Alexand.er
of Burchard. All are invited.
The first excursion ticket : read-
ing from Falls City to St. Louis
over the Missouri Pacific was
sold to John Towle.
A , fine Chickening baby grand
piano was delivered to Mrs T. J.
Gist this week. The Chickering
piano is one of the very best
. P. A. Beach ) ? , wife and son
of Chicago and 11rs. Alice Beachy
of Beatrice arc visiting at the
home of Norman ! vluss 1man.
Two fine big flower beds have
been laid out in the southwest
and northwest corners of the
court house square.
The Presbyterian ladies ken-
sington club met Wednesday afternoon -
ternoon and were spleudidly entertained -
tertained by Irs. Bohrer. Not
only was the meeting very pleasant -
ant but very profitable as well.
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New City Officers
The city council met on Monday -
day night and after some remain-
ing unfinished business had been
transacted the old council adjourned -
journed sine die and the newly
elected officers were sworn in as
follows : I-I. C. Bartou , m ) 'or ;
John Powell , councilman first
ward ; Grant Windle , councilman
second ward ; Ed McKiever coun-
cilman third ward Mayor Bar-
ton took the chair , and having
called the new council to order ,
announced the following com-
mittees for the ensuing year :
Finance-Powell , Clegg , Holt.
Water and Lights-Reagan ,
Clegg , Powell.
Supplies - lYlcKiever , Powell ,
Poor-Windle , Holt , Reagan
Railroads-Clegg , Reagan , , Mc-
Commerce - Holt , McKiever ,
Prin ting- IcKiever , Powell
Sanitary.-Holt , Windle , Rea-
Streets and Sidewalks-Coun-
cilmen of respective wards.
.i Mayor Barton then announced
the following appointments : L.
L. Aldrich , chief of police ; Sam
Marts , patrolman ; Aug. Neitzel
water commissioner ; A. E. Gantt ,
city attorney ; John Startzel ,
street commissioner. The coun-
cil confirmed the appointments
and approved the bonds. No
change was made at the water
works , Geo. rviorrison : , electrician
Ike Brannum , assistant and H.
C. Lapp engineer were .ppointec1.
The council then took up the
matter of liquor licenses and per-
mits and after examining the
bonds and applications in each
case , granted all the licenses and
permits as prayed for.
The Prisoner Escaped
Frank Boyd a printer who has
been working Harry Custer for
some time , having become disorderly -
er1y and drund and obnoxious
generally , he was arrested and
given a jail sentence. When in
front of the j : f it ' door , the prisoner -
er made a break for liberty and
succeeded in scaling the high
fence. By the time the officer ,
who could not duplicate the feat
ran around to the gate the pris-
oner had escaped and has not been
Samuel Diffenbaugh died on
Wednesday at the Gardner hospital -
pital at the age of eighty-four
years. For a long time Mr.
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Diffcnbaugh had been a sufferer
from gangrene and a few weeks \ '
ago one of his limbs was amputated - , \
ted and although Mr. Diffen- l--r
baugh stood the operation well , ,
his advanced age prevented his
recovery. I . - . , 1
The deceased was born in Penn-
sylvania in 1820 and his life ha !
been as eventful as it had been
long. He had lived in this com- ' " 0. ;
munity for a number of years and
had a. wide acquaintance and r
many friends. lIe leaves a sister
errs Barbara Dilts , several nehn- .
ews and other relatives to mourn \ "
his loss Funeral services were p
held on Wednesday , after which
the remains were taken to Norris , " -
Ill. , for burial. "
Two strangers attempted a rob-
berry at Hall & - Greenwald's shoe
parlors yesserclay afternoon. - Entering -
tering the store together , one of
tnem drew Mr. Hall's attention -
by pretending to make a purchase ,
while the other attempt to get
away with several pair of shoes.
When their game was discovered ,
they 'attempted to escape but
Chief of Police Aldrich was too
quick for them and the next thing
they knew they were in police 4
court. Judge Cleaver gave each ,
thirty days in jail.
Married Ladies Kensington.
vIrs. John , Oswald and Mrs. J. ,
W. Pickett entertained the mem-
bers of the Married Ladies Ken-
sington club and their husbands
at the home of Mrs. Oswald last
evening , The ladies spared no
efforts to afiord their guests a
pleasant social time and their ef-
forts were abundantly repaid.
Ladies Art Club.
Mrs. J. L. Slocum entertained
the Ladies Art club on Wednes-
day and despite the rainy weather -
er the attendance was large.
It was . a very pleasant meeting
the congenial spirits of the guests
and the generous ' hospitality of
the hostess combining tq make it
H. S. M. Club.
Georgia Beaulieu was hostess
for the H. S. M. club on last Sat-
urday evening. The musical
program consisted of varied selec-
tions 'by the different members
and after the program dainty refreshments -
freshments were served.
Mollie 'lOran isdangerously ' l1
at a hospital in Kansas City w
small hopes for her recovery'
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