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About The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191? | View Entire Issue (June 16, 1905)
An Old Poinccr Dead.
On Saturday morning' , June 12 ,
Mrs. Albert Provst died at her
home east of this city at the ripe
age of eighty-four years. She
had been sick lor a number of
years and her death was not
Mrs. Pcovst came from St.
Charles , Mo. , in I860 'and with
her husband moved to St. Joe ,
in 18f > 2 they came to Richardson
county landing at Rulo. When
this state was yet a territory
the'bought 80 acres of land of
Charles Rule , six and one-half
miles east of Rulo.
There in the sixties they built
them a log house at the edge of
the timber , which being remodel
ed was her home when she died.
Mrs. Provst was a good Chris
tian woman and a member of the
Catholic church. She had no
children of heron ; v but raised two
or three orphan children. She
had a warm heart and was loved
by all who knew her. Funeral
services were held from St. Fran
cis Catholic church an Sumhiy
conducted by Rev. Bex , with in
terment in the Catholic cemetery
east of town. A large number
of friends attended the funeral
and by so doing expressed their
sympathy to her aged husband ,
who is left alone in this life.
In response to invitations about
twenty-five ladies gathered at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Martin on Friday , June 9th.
The invitations were issued b3r
Mrs. J. C. Martin and Miss Helen
Martin , the occasion being a tin
shower in honor of Misses Lillian
and Anna Dorrington.
The house was beautifully
decorated for the occasion. The
double doors between the front
parlor and sitting room were the
center of attraction , it having
several dozen twine strings
woven in a web and the ends
strung to the different
rooms of the house on
both the first and second floors ,
and at the end you would find
some ver3r useful piece of tin
ware. The evening was spent
in music and social conversation.
About ten o'clock the Misses
Dorrington began to earn their
tinware by taking hold of one
string at a time and going
through the various rooms of the
house. It being a ver3' warm
evening , by permission of the
hostess , the marriageable ladierf
were permitted to assist the girls
in their search for tin treasures.
During the evening lemonade
was served in the punch bowl in
the dining room. Ice cream and
cake were also served. About
midnight the guests returned to
tiieir 'home having spent a most
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Another good entertainment
was rendered by the children of
the convent. On Wednesday
evening a long program was en-
jo } ed by a large crowd. The
Sisters as well as the children de
serve much credit for the war the
program was carried out. The
music was exception all } ' good.
On last nighi June 15 the best
program ever given at the con
vent was listened to by the many
friends of this worth } ' school.
It was divided in two parts , the
first being a musical and literaiy.
The second part entitled "The
Precious Pickle" and a number of
musical selection. The Holy
City was well renered by Mrs. 33.
Scott and a beautiful tableau
closed the evening program.
Attention Modern Woodmen.
All Neighbors are urged to
meet at M. W. of A. Hall Sun
day 18th 3 o'clock sharp to go to
cemetery to decorate graves of the
thedepartedNeighbors , also meet
at the Hall at 7:30 : p. m. , march
to the Christian church and will
be address 03 * Rev. Cronenberger.
By Order of Officers.
Dr. Mitchell of Nelson was in
this city "Wednesday.
' Bert Emert and wife of Salem
were in this city Wednesday.
John Oswald made his usual
trip to Stella Wednesda.v.
F. P. Eversole is at work again
after enjoying a weeks vacation.
II. G. Brown of Hiawatha was
a business visitor in this city
John Holocheck one of Hum-
boldt citizens was on our streets
Howard Jones returned from
Shenandoah , Iowa , the first of
the week. *
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Jackson of
Rule , were visitors in this city
Sunda } ' .
Mrs. John Rogers of Beatrice
is visiting her mother , Mrs. J.
Win. Harnack was a Missouri
Pacific passenger to Verdon Wed
Miss Minnie Albright and Mar-
gurcte Foehlinger were Iluni-
boldt visitors last week.
Miss Jennie Fellers of Hum-
bold t was in tliis city Wednesday
to attend the Dorrington wed
Misses Jessica Page and
Birnice Smith of Dawson were
quests of friends in this city
Miss Grinstead returned from
Kentucky last week , where she
has been attending school dur
ing the past 3'ear.
The young people of this place
who were attending the state
universit3' have returned home
for the summer vacation.
A fishing party consisting of
Misses Sarah Hutchins , Minnie
Jussen , Ma'ggie Ewalt , Carrie
Slocum , Marv Sullivan , Mr. and
Mrs. Burt ReavisDoll Whitaker ,
Bert Baker , Will Schock , Frank
Schiable and Ike Lyons drove to
the Missouri lakes Tuesday and
spent the day fishing. They re
turned home late that evening.
Rev. Cronenberger went to" Re
serve , Wediiesda3r and in the eve
ning held services in the Chris
tian church at that place.
The Presbyterian Junior C. E.
Societ\r with the church Cradle-
Roll enjoy ed.a . picnic together at
the home of Jvliss Mable Green-
wald on last Tuesday after
noon. > -
Mrs. Minnie Johnston Grin-
stead of Lawrence , Kansas lect
ured at the Christian churh Monday -
day night. She is a guest of her
niece , Mrs. John Gilligan while
in this city.
Choate on Texas Justice.
One of Ambassador Choate's
legal stories told at a gathering of
lawyers on his last visit to this
country related to a Texas judge
before whom a prisoner was
brought charged with horse steal-
Ing. The judge promptly sen-
tem-od the prisoner to be hanged ,
but his lawyer intc-i-nipled.
"Yon can't hang this prisoner
according to law , your honor , " he
"Guess you're right , " said the
judge. "Well , I'll discarge him
and it's up to the boys to hang him
according to the regular custom. "
N. Y. Times.
"Are you a friend to William
Bliggins ? "
"That ne'er-do-well ? I should
say not. "
"Then you'll hardly be interest
ed to hear that he has inherited
"What ? Dear old Bill ? . "
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