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THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE
Vol. Ill FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , AUGUST 10 , Whole No. 135
Pursuant to call , the republicans of
this county met in convention at the
Court House at 2 o'clock on Monday
afternoon August fith 11)00. ) It was
the largest republican county conven
tion ever held in this city and the two
hundred and fifty-six delegates , all
being present , were full of enthusiasm
and business. From start to finish
the convention was a wide-awake and
Moved byCrook that .T. K.Cain , jr be
temporary chairman and the same
Moved by Holland that .7. L. Cleaver
act as temporary chairman and the
name was made so.
On motion by Crook , E. ! " . Sharts
and H. E. Boyd were elected as tellers
to serve during the convention.
G. J. Crook iv.adc the motion that
the acting Secretary and Tellers be
elected as committee on credentials ;
same was carried.
Committee on credentials proceeded
to their work and reported all pre
cincts being represented there being
Moved by Holland that repor * of
Credential Committee be received and
same was carried.
On motion made by Holland the
temporary organization was made
permanent for the session.
The following resolution by C. F.
Ileavis was then read and adopted.
WIN the republicans of Richardson county In
convention assembled hereby endorse the
action of the state committee In providing that
a candidate for United States senator be nom
inated by thchtate convention and we hereby
declare that our choice for such position Is
Morris lirown , the present Allornej ( leneral of
Hie Mate of Nebraska , whose conduct and
actions have soclearly Indicated that he stands
for a square deal for all and special privileges
Therefore be it resolved that our delegates to
( ho state conxcntlon be and ar < - hereby In-
Ktiucted to use all honorable means to secure
the nomination for United States senator for
Morris lirown and are hereby instructed to
cast the solid vote of Richardson county at all
times in favor of his nomination for MIC !
Crook , Holland and Weaver were
reported as a committee to introduce
the Eon. E , M. Pollard.
Mr. Pollard then delivered an able
address wherein he set forth his reas
on for taking the money before he
was duly sworn in.
He did this by citing a law passed
in 180- fixing the salary of congress
men , closing with the remark that if
the people of the convention thought
he had done wrong in this affair , then
he did not ask for their endorsement
The following resolution intro
duced by Holland was then read ami
We are proud of President Koosevclt , thu
crcat leader of our party. W - admin- his maw-
nificent couraito and sterling integrity. Wi
are in hearty sympathj with him in ills effort
to control the trusts , to build the Panama
canal , to regulate railroad rates.and to lia
legislation enacted and placed upon our
Ktatnte bookh which will inure to the irood of
the whole people.
We are in fa\or of the creation in this statu
of a Hoard of Railroad Commissioner to 1 -
rlected by the people , which shall have tilt
authority and the power to fix and preser\e for
th : people just and e'liiitable rates for tin ,
transportation of all llnd& of freight upon the
various railroads within the state , and to pre
vent discrimination between shippers by thu
crantlni : of rebates or other concessions.
Wearein fa\or of the enactment of a law
which will prohibit the railroads within the
Ktatu from accepting or receiving a hluhcr
passenger fare than two cents per mile \\lthli
the state and which will prohibit the irlvliiL'
nf passes to any person other than employes.
We are in favor of an elective primary law
whereby the candidates for the various offices
In Hie state shall be selected at a prlmarj
election , thus giving to every voter In tile state
therltrhtof makinira choice of who shall IM
the candidates for office , and we hereby de
maud that the nominees of this convention fo
the legislature , pledge themselves to use al
honorable means to secure t-ald atxue legis
Ernest M. Pollard has made an excellen
congressman. In the sessions of the grea
congress just closed , he was an active am
Influential member. He assisted our grea
President in putting upon the statute book
legislation ko much desired , and needed. II
conies from the farm and combines the Intel
llgcnccofall the people with the practica
needs of the farm. He has already institutei
legislation in Congress whereby the farme
will be aided and assisted in his efforts t
Kecnre the best results in this selection , pn
dnctlon and growth of thu farm , and he ha
given his best energies to the agricultura
Interests of our country.
We therefore endorse him for a second tern
and we hereby instruct our delegates to til
congressional convention of this district t
cast their votes for him , and to use all honor
able means for his selection as a nominee o
that convention for congressman from till
Recognizing in George L. Sheldon th
Roosevelt type of manhood , and knowing hln
( o be staunch and honest , and posscssln
courage to carry out his convictions , we hear
ily endorse him for governor , and wu instruc
onr delegate to the state convention to HSU it
test efforts In securing for him the nominatio
to that hich office.
Judge John W. Rapier of Pawnee county ha
Ix-eii proposed as our cancldate for judge ol '
this district. The people of Richardson county
know him to be an able lawyer , fearless , con <
sclentlous and just. This con\entlon second *
tis nomination and Instructs Its delegates to
it1 judicial convention toolc for hl mutil
C. F. Kcavis selected by the conven-
ion as delegate to the State conven-
.ion to be held August 4J2nd at Lin-
Upon motion of J. E. I eyda , a com-
littce , composed of a delegate from
ach precinct , was chosed to select the
elegates to the various conventions.
A. K. Kelin the stalwart who is ever
cady for good words and good works
long republican lines introduced the
'ollowing resolution , which upon con-
[ deration from this body was defeated
y an over whelming majority.
ResoUed that It Is Hie judgment of tills con-
entlon that no man who has accepted .1 pass
rom a railroad company or any favor from a
tiblic service corporation since June , l'n ) . Is
suitable person to send to any contention to
epresent In good faith tin1ishes of the repiiln
can party of Richardson county , and the
iminlttoi1 to recommend delegates are hereby
nstructcd to report the name of no man for
eleirate that lias accepted such fators.
Nominations for chairman of the
ottnty resulted in four nominees : O.
V. Holland , G. M. Bants , W. E. Dor-
ingtonamlA. K. Keim. The first
wo declined , and the ballott taken by
> recincts resulted in 163 for W. E.
) ori'ington and 91 for A. K. Keini.
John L. Cleaver was unanimously
lected secretary of the County Cen-
ral Committee for the ensuing term.
J. K. Wilhite was make the choice
f the convention as chairman of the
Congressional committee of Kichard-
Messers Wiltse , Scott and Guile
ve're the nominees for County Attor-
icy and after a spirited contest , John
Wiltse was declared the choice of that
convention on the fourth ballot.
The committee selected to name
delegates to the various conventions
reported as follows ;
Delegates to the state convention to
> e held in Lincoln , August 22nd ;
C r Rcavls r.eorge Goolsby
U Howe J I ) Griffith
It KCrlnstrail UCHI11
A R Kelm A A Tanner
' .eorge K Ward J W Powell
r 1. Hall W U Keeling
Uaniey AnUrom Kd Uhri
J V Klmhert W J Peck
Delegates to the Congressional con
vention to be held at Auburn , Au
folin Itrockman ( ) A Jorn
M M Stearns Pat Clancy
C H McDowell Krncst Porr
John W Crook J Shirley
lenry Xoeller K J Dnryta
C J HulKT R Anderson
C H Welck W T Garver
IVash SailorK J C Leyda
C II Martin G J Crook
M Uvans Carl L.'ppoltl
I \\Vller X Mussulman
J R Cain , jr Henry Pattercon
Delegates to the Judicial convention
to bo hold at Tonniu h August 20th ;
Joel lal ! > cock Marion Arnold
J A Shaeffer C I ) Simmons
John A Wagoner U Gumming *
I.oii McCumbcr R I. Hoff
KC Jones W r Guile
August Helfenbein G W Sprairlns
August Steinhrink G W Holland
John Mark ! 1' Shutz
J II Lewis OCAyers
A W Montgomery R I' Conrad
Delegates to the Senatorial conven
tion to be held at Humboldt , August
TJ Teasel John Uov.ty
John Moore J W. Watson
Chas Xoeller George Smith
W R Holt N Campbell
II Kdgecomb lr E C Wittwcr
Conrad Smith Harry Pence
Christ MadowMGeo W Reneker
I'rank llntler O E Zook
E R Ray amui-l Germaino
Nominees for Representatives were
Albert Staldcr , Frank Shubert and
Cass jones. There being no other
nominees these were made the choice
of the convention , as representatives
The following resolutions , concern
ing the amended school law , was in
troduced by C. F. Reavis was dis
cussed by several of the delegates
both pro and con and being put to
ballot was lost by a small number o
votes. Its nature was not generally
understood or explained , and it me
with vigorous opposition from severa
university graduates so that whei
voted on it was not adopted. The resolution
elution is all right and should hav
been adopted , as it will be supporte
by our representatives , who all approv
of it. This resolution will be found 5i
our report of the committee.
Whereas the session of the legislatur
amended our school laws so as to make i
difficult for teachers to meet thu requirement
for qualifications to teach.
Also in placing the certification of teacher
out of the county and placing same in a tx > ar
to be appointed by the stale superintendent a
Therefore , be It resolved that our nominee
to legislature be and they are hereby InMructc
to use honorable means to repeal and amcm
said law. Opposed by several nnlverslt
graduates and was lost.
Thus closed the important and it
teresting Republican Convention.
Dr. Yutzy Resigns.
Dr.J. C. Yutxy , after years of
faithful service , has resigned his
position as the local Weather
iniii and has turned over the
> araphernalia to the Postmaster.
Mic doctor finds the hard work
nd care connected with the
osition too pressing on his time.
or years he has been the most
aithful and prompt of officers ,
eceiving no remuneration , and
ve as a community are grateful
0 the Doctor for favoring us
vitn agreeable weather in the
It Occurred in Hiawatha.
It happened at a band concert
11 Hiawatha. She was from the
Kansas town , he was from Falls
City. The } ' had known each
ther about thirty minutes and
ach was tr3'ingfor an impression
yy using a choice line of conver-
She was speaking of the late
ohn J. Ingalls as one of the
hoice products of Kansas. She
poke of his service as senator
1 ml of his great oratorical
"That's all true enough , " said
le "but he was too bellicose. "
She blushed a little but showed
she was no quitter by replying ,
'You are mistaken , lie was ver } '
After which the band plai'ed.
'I don't know where I'm going ,
but I'm on the way. "
The estate of the late William
A. Margrave will not be adminis
tered. It was the desire of the
leceased that his business should
je conducted after his death as
near like he conducted it in life
as circumstances would permit-
For this reason the family have
.leterminded to incorporate the
estate. It will take some time to
secure an appraisement of all the
property as the estate is very
arge , until the appraisement is
obtained the business will be con-
lucted as a co-partnership.
Business College Will Open.
College students will be
leased to learn that Prof. G.
M. Barrett will open up his
3usiness college this year , thus
giving them the opportunity of
attending an economical , prac
tical and up-to-date school. Mr.
Barrett has had the business
college here for so many years
that the loss to the community ,
were it to close , would be too
The Institution will open up
Monday , September 3rd , and it
would be well for the intending
students to make arrangements
to start in their work on the
opening day. We wish Prof.
Barrett and his students a suc
Struck by Train.
While walking down the Mo.
Pacific track , last Tuesday ,
young Greenlee of Salem was
struck in the back by a train
and was knocked irom the
Aside from severe bruises he
was very fortunate as he sus
tained no serious injury.
Jerry Richards has a bad left
hand which is effected with
blood poison. Last week a
slight skin eruption appeared
on his thumb and Jerry quite
thoughtlessly scratched it , witl
the result that the entire hand
and torearm is swollen almost
twice their usual size. His con
dition is very serious.
The C. E. society of the Chris
tian church will give u ten cent
musicale next Tuesday evening
at the Christion church.
The city papas met in regular
session on Monday evening and
wedcd through a busy time. All
responded to roll-call and pro
ceeded to business.
Moved by Wimlle and seconded
by McKievor that request of S-
L. Davics to build a carpenter
shop twenty by thirty and four
teen feet high on lot eighteen ,
block sixty-nine , be granted.
Same was carried and work will
soon commence on the construc
tion of said shop , on the lot just
north of the Episcopal church.
Moved by Ilutchins , seconded
by Maust that request of J. E.
Leyda to have a grade establish
ed along the west and north of
lots twenty-one , twenty-two ,
twenty-three and twenty-four-
block seventy-one , in order that
he might build a cement walk ,
be referred to councilmen of the
2nd ward , with power to act.
Motion was carried.
Moved by Fast seconded by
McKiever that the bid of EA. .
Maust to furnish mine run coal ,
for city supply at $2.50 per
on be accepted. Same was
Moved by Ilutchins seconed by
? astj that the matter of opening
the alley through block one
nmdred and fifty-none be re-
'erred to councilmen of 3rd ward ,
which on a vote was carried.
Motion made by Ilutchins se
conded by Wimlle that warrants
be drawn for claims audited by
: he auditing committee , on funds
is follows ;
Electric light fund $317.4f
They were voted on an ordered
Moved by Ilutchins and second
ed by Fast that Treasurer be
ordered to call in two Light
jonds. Same was carried.
Carried that owners of defec-
ive sidewalks , reported , be in
structed to repair and construct
Council ther. closed in due
The business men and several
of our citizens , have secured the
services of the Hiawatha band
to render two concerts in this
ity Saturday , August llth.
Having no band of our own we
did the next best thing , consequently
quently the hiring of the best
band in Hiawatha , lest we for
get what such music sounds
A concert will be rendered in
the afternoon and one in the
evening , and those who were in
strumental in securing this
excellent band deserve the grat
itude of our citizens.
The following program will
Kansas Rcfjularb' March Mclta
Poet and Peasant , overture . . . .Suppo
Lnzano , waltz Blunkc
Baritone eolo J. Haubers Tohuni
Bohemian Girl Halfo
Belle march Wavcn
Calanthc , wait/ Holzrnann
Patriotic march Alexander
An Able Sermon.
Rev. Griffin delivered one
of the best addresses of the
many given during the chautau-
qua at Salem last Sunday morn
ing. The theme was an excel
lent one and his delivery showed
a great amount of study and
time devoted to it. An immense
crowd occupied the large assem
bly tent and were well repaid
for their attention by the excel ,
lent sermon of Rev. Griffin.
Change in Proprietors.
This weeks A. W. Sen" sold oui
his large stock of merchandise t <
his brother M. Seff. Mr. Sef
has been identified with our
business circles for many years
and it is with regret that we lose
iiim. However we understand
that his brother has a large busi-
less experience and we bespeak
for him a good share of our citi
zens patronage. Jacob Lanskcyi
of Kansas City has been secured
is manager , by M. Seff and will
conduct the business ably and to
the mutucal benefit of both his
employer and the patrons.
The store is being remodeled
on the interior , many changes in
: he shelving room being made.
The display windows have re
ceived special attention and con
tain many bargains. Items of in
terest to the public will be found
on page eight ol this issue.
Last week Messrs. Keneker ,
Holt and O'Kell went on a trip
to Taylor Park , Gunnison coun
ty , Colorado , to inspect the
Woods-Gould Mining camp at
that place. They enjoyed a
very pleasant trip and have a
very decided opinion that it is
a great camp , Although locat
ed forty-five miles from the
railroad it has a 100 ton smelter ,
has center tunneling and every
facility lor rapid work. There
is an outcropping ledge of ore
two and one-hall miles in
length. The party enjoyed some
good trout fishing and while
going over Cotton wood Pass ,
with George Holt as driver , and
also in their descent from Gris
ly Peak , in order not to disturb
Dr. Reneker's side of the seat
Mr. O'Kell ' strapped himself to
the side of the wagon seat.
The abundant apple and peach
crop in Richardson county this
season , suggests a thought which
is worthy of consideration. Why
not have a Fruit Carnival in this
city either the latter part of Sep
tember or the first week of Oc
tober ? With a few of our enter
prising business men to take a
hold ot it and give it a good
push , we could show outsiders ,
and our home people as well ,
what south eastern Nebraska can
We have all the facilties for a
carnival of this kind and with a
little time , study and labor could
make it one of the most gorgeous
events in the city. Verdon has
her Old Settler's picnic , Hum
boldt her Firemen's tournaments ,
and what fall amusements ha
Falls City on her list for the
year 1906 ?
We have heard that a Commer
cial Club exists in this city and
we hope that it will sit up
and take notice. We also enter
tain hopes that this said club
come to the front and give us a
Fruit Carnival this fall.
Three days or a week of pleas
ure would do much toward hav
ing a brighter time in the way of
Let's all push and boom the
Well here's thinking about it !
A Pleasant Evening.
The local Fraternal Life As
sociation met and enjoyed one of
the most pleasant meetings since
its organization here on last
After routine business the
members enjoyed an inspection
of the elegant club rooms of the
Elks. Returning to their coun
cil room , a musical program was
Ice-cream sodas , nut sundaes
and delicious cream from the
Candy Kitchen added to the
many other pleasures.
Don't forget the Vastine , Gun'
ningham horse sale at Rule nexl
Tuesday. Col. Marion has charge
Dave Dclph was down from
Nims City Tuesday.
II. R. Thomas was over from
J. A. Ileim of Dawson was
present at the convention.
Frank Blakeney made it down
from Nims City Tuesday.
Rev. J. 15. Holley was up from
Kversl , Kans. , last Sunday.
J. W. Dodds of Salem was in
this city the first of the week.
George Lum of Verdon was a
business visitor here Tuesday.
George Wahl and Will Ramsey
were Auburn visitors Tuesday.
F. A. Nims was down from
Nims City Tuesday of this week.
Art Smith came down from
Humboldt the first of the week.
T. L. Snyder was among the
Salem people here convention
W. G. Hummel of Dawson
helped affairs along here Mon
J. A. Murphy came down from
Humboldt to help the convention
"Toot" Davis is preparing for
the big shoot at Denver next
Mrs. Charles Foehlinger of Mc-
! ook is visiting with J. Goldman
Mrs. Martin Kanaly is visiting
tiring this week with her moth-
r near Rule ,
C. L. Ayers , who resides at
ialcm was visiting with friends
W , II. Hogrefe and Dr. Mont
gomery of Stella attended the
onvention here. ,
Supt. R. L. Hoff came down
rom Humboldt Sunday and
tayed over for the convention.
John Snyder was among the
Salem people here the first of the
veek to attend the convention.
Mrs. Martha Weaver of Kion
liiy is visiting with her son ,
Jaul Weaver and wife , in this
Mrs. Yoder and daughter ,
Mice , returned Wednesday from
in extended visit with relatives
W. G. Jones , while remember-
ng his friends sent down a year's
subscription fund to The Tribune
luring the week.
Fred Freie gave this office a
pleasant call Wednesday after
noon and went away armed with
a Tribune receipt.
Win. Goldnerand wife returned
Sundayi from Lincoln where they
placed their son Eddie under
the care of a specialist.
Tuesday was the day of big
doings at the C. B. & Q. station ,
many people taking advantage
that hotncseekers day offers.
Chas. Atwood was down from
Humboldt the first of the week ,
assisting Bill McCray in looking
after the affairs of the county.
Bert Marts and family have
returned to their home at Good-
land. Kans. , after an extended
visit with his parents , Samuel
Marts and wife.
BOKN A daughter to Mr. aud
Mrs. Emery Clark at their home
in Los Angeles , Cal. , on Friday
August 3rd. Grandpa Ross of
this city is smiling broadly.
Col. C. II. Marion cried a large
sale at Rule last Saturday morn
ing and taking the train there ,
went to Dawson where he sold a
bunch of horses , returning to this
city that evening.
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