The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191?, November 23, 1906, Image 1
* , * * TS5v ! r ' * j"trf * ' ? st" , 'T * | i" * fRw'- " ! * f7 ! ! * Ulslorlcixl Society THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE. Vol. HI FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , NOVEHBER 23 , 1906. Whole No. ISO Death Record. Andrew J. Edwards , father of County recorder Lewis 0. Ed wards , of this city , died at his home in the north part of Ilum boldt , at a late hour Thursday evening. Mr. Edwards has been in failing health for some mcnths and it was known that he could not enjoy life very m u c h longer , and at the time o' his demise was seventy , one years and two months of age. age.Andrew Andrew J. Edwards was born September 9 , 1835 at New Lis bon , Ohio , but was reared in South Beiid , Indiana. He was a faithful member of Company B i48th Indiana volunteer In fantry , serving for three years and three months , aud taking part in several important en gagements. At the close of the war he was attached to the volunteer reserve corps and stationed at Washington , D. C. while the federal army was be ing disbanded. The deceased came from Johnson County in 1885 and settled in Humboldt , where for a number of years he was janitor in the public school buildings. He is survived by a sister at South Bend , Indiana , by his wife , four sons and two daugh ters. Funeral services were held , from the family residence , in Humboldt , at 10 o'clock Satur day morning the old soldiers taking active part. At the home of his daughter i Mrs. Lena Lomax , at 805 north 23rd street , St. Joseph , Mo. , on Tuesday , November 13th oc curred the death of August Henry Dorste , aged 81 years , 3 months and 18 days. Mr. Dorste was formerly a resident of Arago and Rule , but lately had made his home with a daughter at St. Joseph. August Henry Dorste was born August 8 , 1825 at Alton- burg Saxen. Germany. In 1853 he came to this country , sett ling in New York , where the following year he was married to Miss Margaret Bensel. Mr. and Mrs. Dorste moved to Arago , Nebraska in 185 ! ) and here eight children were horn to them , of whom seven are liv ing. They are : Mrs. Lizzie Shatz , Corning , Mo. ; Mr. II. A. Dorste , Goff , Kansas ; Mrs , Lena Lomax , St. Joseph , Mo. ; Mrs. Anna French , California ; and W. F. and H. G. Dorste of Rulo. i Mrs. Dorste died in the year 1874. During the Civil war Mr , Dorste served for three years in Company 13 , 4th Missouri Cav alry , receiving an honorable discharge in the year 1805. In 1875 he married Caroline Stroble , who departed this life May 20 , 1900. Wednesday morning Novem ber 14th , a prayer was read al the home of the daughter in St. Joseph by Rev. Tailor and from there the remains were taken to his old home at Rule Nebraska. Thursday morning the funeral service was con ducted by Rev. Gradenval , in terment being in the Aragc cemetery. W. L. Ratekin was born Feb. ruary 10,1835 , in Galliacounty Ohio , and died November 14 1900 of heart disease , aged 7J years , 9 months and 14 days He was married to Mary Anm Vaughn in February , 1858 b\ \ Rev. M. D. Vaughn. They cami to Rule in 1804 where they set /f tied on a farm one and a hal miles from Rule and here the ] lived until about three year ; ago , when they moved to Rule To this union were born thir teen children , three of whom were born in Ohio , and the rest on the old home place. The de ceased leaves a wife and nine children. They are : Marion iatekin , Hiawatha , Kas. ; Sarah undcrburgh. Butte Valley , Cali. Mary Wilhoit , Centralia. Cansas ; John Ratekin , Eckert , Col. ; Ida Coupe , James , Will , Minnie and Dan Ratekin , of : Julo. Also one brother , John son Ratekin , of Falls City , and one sister , Mary Sanguinette , of Preston. Mr. Ratekin was a Christian nan , having been converted at .he age of nineteen and becom- ng a member of the Baptist church. As there was no church it Rule of that denomination he inited with the Methodist church , but at the time of his deatli he was a member ot the loliness 'church. Funeral services were held at lulo last Wednesday. Give Dance. A number of the young people of this city enjoyed a dance that vas' given in honor of Miss Helen Martin , Tuesday evening. Miss Martin is the guest of Miss vlayme Eustice. X e in a h a County Republican. Bear In Mind. It might be well to bear in nind the fact that the stub .rain from this city going north , now carries ma ; ! . This is quite a convenience to the public and ncreases the service from Falls City just one point. This pouch Iocs not close until 0:30 : each norning and if you have neg- ected to mail a letter the night orevious , just get out a trilie earlier and catch this opportun- lty < Catholic Fair. Under the auspices of the Liv- ng Rosary society , at Rule , Ne braska , November 27th , 28th and 29th , I90f > inclusive. Tuesday night , Nov. , 27 dance , Wednes day night Nov. , 28th musicak and dance , Thursday night , No vember 29th dance. Best of music will be furnished each night. Dinner will bt served Thanksgiving Day fron 12 to 2 o'clock. All are cordially invited. COMMITTKH. Presbyterian Church. Rev. W. T. Griffin after hav. ing been requested a number o ! times to repeat the discourse he delivered at the Salem chautau. qua , the past summer , has al last consented to repeat tin same , next Sunday morning a' the Presbyterian church. The subject of the discourse was "Immortality , " and was one o the most able selections deliv ered at the.chautauqua. interest ing a large audience. Evening subject , "Heir Where , what and why is it'r Supervisors Meets. The county board ot super visors convened Tuesday in tin county clerks oflice and pro ceeded to commence on the busi ness on hands. A greater par of Tuesday and Wednesday wa taken up in allowing variou claims which had accumulate * since their last session , Th board made an appropriation o one hundred dollars to aid in th carrying out of the Farmer's In stitute to be held in this cit ; next month . Arrangement were made for the sending o Dr. Scott , sr.to , the old soldier home , he being a member o Company 1 , Regiment 14 , Illi nois Cavalry. It is probable that the boar < will complete their work befor Saturday and the full doings o that body will be contained ii our next issue. i Thanksgiving Service. i The Annual Thanksgiving I service will beheld next Thurs- iday morning , I0t0 : ! o'clock , at the Uretlircn , church. Rev. Lindenmeyer of the Christian church will deliver the sermon. i A cordial invitation is extended to all. Wreck. ICarlv Friday morning a freight train on the M. P. road , was wrecked near Howe , which is the station beyond Stella. Six or seven cars were derailed and the passenger trains were delayed , but the wreckage was finally cleared late in the afternoon and traffic resumed. Fractured His Arm. Charlie Huston while out playing with some other chil dren last Sunday afternoon , re ceived a fractured arm. While playing in the yard at the Wirth home he attempted to catch hold of the swing and missing it , fell on his arm. splintering the large bone. Dr. Kerr was called and attended to the frac ture Suicide At Seneca. Henry Hunninghakc. a cattle ) uyer at Seneca , Kansas , who vas arrested and put in jail for orgery , committed suicide last Saturday. He had been drink- ng hard lately and early that morning had delirium tremens. He bumped his head on the side of the cell from the results of which he died. The facts came ; o view that he was connected with several forgery cases and different citizens of this city ear losses. Damage Suit Settled. Miss Mabel B. Smiley , step daughter of Conductor George Smiley of the Burlington , who formerly lived near Tecumseh , has settled her $50,000 damage suit against the Minneapolis. St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company , in the courts at Philadelphia , Pa. , for $10,000. Miss Barret , who is now living with her uncle , William G , Conkwright , at Philadelphia , brought suit for the amount stated for the loss of her mother and stepfather , and . her own foot , the same happening on ; i wreck on that railway systen in November of last year. Th < case came on for trial in Phila delphia and at the end of th < third d a y of the t r i a representatives of the railway company ell'ected the settlemen with Miss Smiley on $1(5.001 ( basis. She is but fifteen yean of age. Two Big Land Deals. Our townsman , J. U. More head is interesting himself ii some choice land in the westen part of the county. He , will Colonel M. W. Harding has jus purchased the eighty.four acn tract of land belonging to J. II Beery , at the western edge o Humboldt , the consideratioi being $8,800. Mr. Morehead i ; already an extensive land owne in this section , having some o the most choice tracts in tin county. During the same week Henr ; II. Kuper , prominent breeder ii the west end , purchased the II1 acre farm belonging to Charle ; E. Nims , for $12,000. These two real estate deal are large ones and the land i among the best in this country Colonel Harding and famil ; will occupy the first namei farm after the first of nex month. G. II. Fallstead was a busines visitor at Salem yesterday morn ing. Ancient History. Trinidad , Colo. , Nov. 7 , ' 015. Falls City Tribune : It is a pleasure to look in ipon your prosperity and the general improvement in city and .n the country , but are you lappier now that you were .wenty-live or more years ago , when Ben Morgan rode a line lorsc , buying fine cattle , and Elder Britt was the "main apostle" of the town , and Prof , .ttck was High school man ? Are you busier now than when Stone street was so full of teams , ivagons and buggies that you couid scarcely pass ? When .Judge Weaver's resi- leice : stood like a queen , al- nest by itself , in the north part of the city , when Judge Rcavis lad only a "grey hair here and .here upon himself , " before Elder Dorrington had buried his wife. re the candles had touched with gentle light. : Ier hair and his so white , so white " I low about ' 'Lincoln and rlolt" one of the leading busS- less firms in all the country , 'Gist and Campbell ? " What about Gillispie as a .awyer and many others ? Have "taken stock' ' you re cently and compared notes with : he bygone years ? And what of the future ? Where are you lovers of art , of applied science , of advanced educational institu tions , are you sowing that kind of seed to be harvested in the years to come ? I am sorry to say that though my city is great in business , our prospect for great Scholars if- not Haltering , though we have a great Superintendent of Pub lic Instruction and large schools well equipped and well taught , but the air is full of commerce , commerce. Rnv. B. F. LAVU2K. . Foot Ball Game. The business college boys are endeavoring to have a foot ball game here Thanksgiving daj but as yet they have not been able to place an engagement with any neighborhood team. Basket Ball Game. The Basket ball game playei on the local campus last Friday afternoon resulted in favor o the Humboldt high school , UK score being : Humboldt 24 am Falls City 4. Base Ball Meeting. The meeting Monday eveninj relative to the determining whether or not Falls City shoul < have a team here next summer was not very well attended am the meeting adjourned to mee again soon. It is hoped that ; larger number will be in at tendance at the next one. St. Thomas Church. Sunday Nov. 25th. Ilply communion , 7:30. : Sunday school , 9:45. : Holy communion and sermon 10:45. : Bishop Williams will delive the morning sermon , and wi ! also conduct the regular evetiini service next Sunday. At The Gehling. Hi Henry and his popula minstrel troop appeared at th Gehling Theatre last Frida evening and entertained a larg crowd. The first part has on of the finest settings ever seei at a minstrel , calcium light making the scene all the mor pleasing. The specialties wer all good , especially so , beini the cornet solo by Hi Henry himself. Alarrled. William H.Schmclx.el and Uessie e Davis were married at the ionic of the bride's parents , Mr. nd Mrs. II. C. Davis , on Wednes- lay evening , November 21st , at > o'clock. As Mrs. James Mc Dowell played Mcndcllsohn's vcdding inarch , t h e wedding jarty descended the stairway and ook their position in a corner Icovc of the parlor. Charley lavis , brother of the bride , and Miss Nelle Cain preceeded the bride and groom. Miss Davis , a nquant brunette , was beautifully gowned in white chiffon over vhitc silk and carried a shower ) oouct of white roses. Miss Cain vore a becoming dress of white nitl pink , and carried pink roses , n the presence of a large party if friends and relatives , K'ev. W. P. Cline performed the marriage : ercmony , using the ring service. After congratulations light re- reshments were served in the lining room by Mrs. B. Simanton , assisted by Misses Maud Davis , la Powell , Myrtle Huffnal and ionise Rule , Mrs. A. E. Hill resided at the punch bowl. The floral decorations through out the house were elaborate. Palms and ferns formed a bower vhere the ceremony was pcr- 'ormcd and in the dining room vcre carnations in profusion. Mr. and Mrs. Sell incize ! re el veil many beautiful and valua- ) lc presents as tokens of esteem rom their many friends. The groom is a young man of ability ind integrity , and has made a ; cry successful traveling repre sentative of the Moline Plow ompany'of ' Omaha for several years. The bride is one of the nest popular young ladies of ! Talls City and she will be greatly nissed by the social set here. The happy couple will travel through Montana until after the lolidays when they will probable ocate in Omaha. The Tribune extends sincere congratulations. The following is a list of the out of town quests : L. Mar- burger and wife , Ilumboldt ; Mrs , Sarah Marburgor , Humboldt ; J A. Tipton and wife , Albany , Mo. ; J. L. Dal hey and wife , Shu bcrt ; Sam Stewart and wife , Re serve ; Esburn Wheeler and wife , Stella ; Mr. Pugh , Lincoln ; Mrs Chas. Rowe , Omaha ; Mrs. Chas Stanton , Savannah , Mo. ; Misi Jennie Fellers , Ilumboldt ; Mrs J. K. McDowell , Tecumseh ; Mrs Will Julian , Long Beach , Cal. Miss Sara , Ronnesvillc , 111. ; am Miss Margaret Meyers , Johns town , Pa. Quarterly Meetings. Next Sunday will be the Is quarterly meeting at the M. h church. Rev. Dr. George I Wright of Nebraska City , ou Presiding Elder will hold quart erly conference on Saturda evening at 7:30 : p. m. and preac on Sunday at 10:15 : followed b the communion service. At the Sunday evening sei vice at 7:30 : p. m. Rev. W. > Tobic of Urbana , III. , wi preach. lie is a brother to Supt. Tobi of our city schools. 1 All cordially invited. W. T. CLINK , Pastor. A Call For Aid. Those who have any ol clothes for older people , in tli way of winter underwear c other wearing apparel woul confer a favor if they woul notify Humane Officer Ilershe. or Officer Marts , who will glad ly call for the same for the need of the city. Also those wh are in need of such aid can sc cure the same by calling at th office of Mr. Hershey on Frida afternoons. Society News. The Methodist Kensington had i very enjoyable meeting at the ionic of Mrs , Simon Davies on Vetlnesday afternoon. Mrs. Francis Martin enter- ained her lady friends at whist iMitirsday afternoon. The Shakespeare club held a cry enjoyable and profitable ession at the home of Mrs. D. J. Rcavis Tuesday afternoon. OUK : the pleasant features of he programme was the written omparison of two characters in he play "Merchant of Venice , " > y Mrs. P. S. Hcacock. The lub adjourned to meet with Mrs. I. K. Miner Dec. 4th. Kate llcacock was hostess to he KalTec Klatch club on Thurs' ay afternoon. As is usual with lie meetings of this club the iccting was a very pleasant one. Margaret Meyers , of Pcnnsyl- ania , was the guest of the club. Mrs. Ned Towle very pleas- ntly entertained at a Kensinp- ; on Oil Wednesday afternoon , he is a very popular hostess and icr social entertainments are Iways most pleasant. The members of the Kafl'ee vlatch club gave a handkerchief howcr at the home of Nelle ain last Friday afternoon , for Bessie Davis. The members of the young narried ladies Kensington club bartered a hack Thursday after noon and drove to the spacious ionic of Mrs. Will Holt , west of his city , where they were roy- illy entertained. After t h e tsual needlework and pleasant ries , elegant refreshments were crved. The S. S. 0. of the Brethren church met with Mrs. John ichty on Thursday afternoon. The members of the Baptist church gathered at the home of , V. C. McDcrmott and wife last evening for a farewell party , as ; hese estimable people leave sooner or a new location. The visitors brought their suppers with them ind a pleasant evening was en- oyed. The Friends in Council were the guests of Miss Cleaver on Friday evening. Nearly all the members were in attendance. A delightfully pleasant musical program w a s rendered , after which refreshments claimed the attention of those present. The Woman's club held a ycry interesting meeting at the home of Miss Reichcrs 'on Tuesday. The music department was in charge of the program and Chop in was the compohur under con sideration. After a preliminary business session the members gave their attention to the study of the life and artistic services of that consumatc but often misunderstood - derstood and misinterpreted uen- ius. Selections from his compo sitions were then given as fol lows : Piano duet , Military Polonaise , Mrs. Chas. Wilson and Misv Schoenheit. Vocal , The Little Ring , Miss Helen Martin. Piano , Valse , Op. ( > 4 , No. I , Miss Clara Boose. Vocal , Maiden's Wish , Mis * Edna Crook. Piano , Etude , Op. 25 , No. " , Miss Reichers. Piano , Ballade , Op. 47 , Miss Banks. The next meeting of the club ' will be held with Miss Margaret Stecle , Dec 4th , and will be devoted - voted chiefly to the study of some' phases of French art. Important business will also be under con sideration , and a full attendance is desired.