The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191?, June 16, 1905, Image 1

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Vol. II. FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , JUNE 16 , 1905. Whole No 76
Wednesday at 10 o'clock a. m. ,
at the residence of W , E. Dor-
rington , occurred the marriage
of Ed Fisher to Miss Lillian
Dorrington , and Harry Ross to
Miss Anna Dorrington. One
corner of the spacious sitting
room was tastefully arched with
' .vhites3rringa and curtained with
palms and ferns , while a white
dove was suspended by elaborate
loops of white ribbon.
Here Rev. Ciine , in the presence
of about one hundred guestsread
the ring service while Mrs. T. J.
Gist played "O Promise Me , "
very effectively. Both brides
wore beautiful costumes of white
crepe and lace , and carried
shower bouquets of while roses.
After congratulations elaborate
luncheon was served in courses.
Many valuable and useful pres
ents were given the j'oung
couples by their friends. Among
these were two checks for one
hundred and fifty dollars from
the brides' uncle , John W. Dor
rington of Yama , Ariz.
Both young ladies were born
and reared in Falls City and have
many sincere and lifelong friends
here. They are among the most
charming and cultured of our
town's young women. Miss
Lillian has been a successful
teacher in the public schools for
several years , and Miss Anna was
identified with the Falls' City
Telephone company
Ed Fisher is also a Falls City
product. He was one of the
young men who went to the front
during the Spanish war , and saw
active service in the Philippines.
He has charge of the Wells-Fargo
Express companys business and
is both industrious and compe
tent. Harry Ross is a news
paper man , of Greenwood , Wis.
He has made many friends during
his visit here and is a young man
with a bright future.
The party left on the Burling
ton for Kansas City. Mr. and
Mrs. Fisher will return to this
city in a few daj'S and Mr. and
Mrs. Ross will start from there
for Greenwood , Wis. , to make
their future home. A large crowd
was at the depot to start them in
the proper manner and many
pranks were played.
The Tribune joins many friends
in congratulations. ,
At the home of the bride's par
ents , Mr. and Mrs. John Mosi
man in Falls City , Wednesday
A. J * /
. . . . -A Change . . . .
This is the last issue of The Tribune in its present
A consolidation of The Humboldt Enterprise and
The Tribune has been effected , the two properties being :
owned and controlled by The Tribune Publishing : Company -
pany , an incorporation with a paid up capital stock of
The stock is held b } ' fifty-two stock holders most of
whom live in the eastern half of the county and all of
whom are among : the leading republicans of the county.
The paper will be published in Falls City under the
title "The Falls City Tribune. " It will be equal in size
to the largest paper published in the count } ' , and we
hope to make it the superior of all in reading matter.
It will have a guaranteed circulation of more than
2,000 subscribers , which is by far the largest circulation
of any county paper.
The subscription price ' will continue at $1.00 per
year. The advertising rates will be fifteen cents an
inch except for contract work which will be twelve and
one-half cents an inch.
The paper will be republican in politics.
The consolidation of these two papers was con-
sumated at the recent republican county convention , and
was in response to a universal demand among the republicans -
publicans of the county to have a republican paper
published at the county seat which would meet the
requirements of the party in size , equipment and circu-
The Tribune is now prepared to compete with all
competition in all things pertaining to newspaper work
and job printing.
We ask to be judged by our accomplishments and
not our promises.
June 14 at 7:30 : p. m. , was the
happy occasion of the marriage
of their daughter , Miss Ida , to
Robt. R. Johnston.
At the appointed hour Miss
Lillian Schmidli took her place
at the piano. As the strains of
music arose the bridal party , con
sisting of Robt. R. Johnston and
Miss Ida Mosiman , attended by
Miss Anna Schmidli andDr..Mit-
chall took their place under a
large white and green wedding
bell , where Rev. Manshart of the
Evangelical church pronounced
a beautiful wedding ceremon3r.
After cordial congratulations
a sumptious supper was enjo3fed
by all present.
The groom is the son of J. S.
Johnston of Sterling and is a
member of the firm of J. S.
Johnston & Sons of this citr. He
has only lived here a short time
but has made many warm friends.
The bride is the accomplished
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Mosiman of this citr and has a
wide circle of friends. Miss
Mosiman was dressed in white
silk and carried beautiful bride's
Elizabeth and Charles Mosi
man , niece and newphew of the
bride , gowned in white , acted as
ilower children. Anna Schmidli
was the bridesmaid and was
dressed in white Persian lawn.
Dr. Mitchell , of Nelson , acted as
best man. The house was beau
tifully decorated in green foliage
and pink and white roses.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnston left
Wednesday night for Omaha and
from there , to Chicago. They
expect to be gone about ten clays.
They will make their home in
this city on North Stone street.
Many valuable and costly pres
ents were received. We all join
in wishing this young couple a
prosperous and happy life.
Wednesday evening June 14th ,
at 8 p. m. at the M. E.parsonage ,
Falls City , Mr. Simon L. Davies
and Miss Zola E. Jones were
united in marriage by Rev. W.
T. Cline , in the presence of a few
Mr. Davies , the groom , is a
young man of sterling character
and has the respect of all who
know him. Miss Jones , the bride ,
is one of Falls City's estimable
young ladies who has hosts of
friends We all join in wishing
the happy couple a joyous and
successful life. Their new home
will probally be in our city.
Minnie E. Clift and Guy Will
iamson were married on Wednes
day , June 14th at 3:00 : p. m. at
the home of the brides parents ,
Mr. and Mrs. George Clift. A
large number of friends and re
latives were present.
Miss Clift has taught school in
this county for a number of years
and is admired by all who know
her. Mr. Williamson is a pros
perous young farmer and has a
host of friends. They will make
their home on a farm near Hum
boldt. The Tribune extends
At the home of Mr. and Mrs.
R. R. Hanna 2)4 miles south
east of Falls City on Wednesday
June 15th at 3 p. m. their daugh
ter Miss Olive Hannawas united
in marriage to Mr. Otho Thacker
son of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Thack
Rev. W. T. Cline pastor of the
Falls City M. E. church officiat
ing. These young people are
favorably known in this city and
they have many friends. Their
future home will be near Thack
er's mill. We all join in wish
ing them a long and happy life.
On last Wednesday at the home
of the bride's father Henry Plank
north east of this city , Miss Anna
Plank and Mr. Carl Lewis Paul
Gabriel of Kansas City were
united in a marriage by a Ger
man minister of Kansas City.
To this worthy young couple
we extend sincere congratula
Mrs. II. Selenger , wife of Rev.
PI. Selinger formerly pastor of
the local Baptist church , died on
Tuesday evening at her home in
Gering , Nebraska. Her two sis
ters from the east were with her
when she died. The remains
were taken to New York for bur
Rhine Shelly was up from
Preston Wednesdaj' of this week.