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THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE
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Vol. V FALLS CITY NEBRASKA FRIDAY JULY 17 1908. Number 26
AS 'TWAS TOLD TO OUR SO
Various Kinds of Entertainment by
Individuals. Lodges , Clubs ,
Churches , Etc.
Mrs. D. M. Davics entertained
a few young ladies at a six o'clock
dinner Friday evening in honor
of Miss Elizabeth Miller of Lincoln
coln- Covers were laid for eight
and all report a pleasant time-
A large number from the
Junior Society together with the
Cradle Roll of the Presbyterian
church was delightfully enter
tained at the home of Mable
Greenwald Tuesday afternoon.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church willl give a I5c supper at
the home of Mrs. A. Graham
Tuesday night of next week from
5 to 7 o'clock. All are invited to
attend and enjoy a social hour.
All Highlanders will regret it
if they fail to attend lodge next
Tuesday evening as arrange
ments are being made for a very
pleasant eyening. There will be
initiation with refreshments and
good social time to follow.
Ladine , the little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Plege , enter
tained a number of her little
friends Saturday afternoon in
honor of her 5th birthday. Twen
ty-two little tots were present
bringing with them many nice
gifts for their hostess. Nice refreshments -
freshments were served-
The Book Worm club met in
the library Friday morning and
enjoyed another of their pleasant
sessions. Helen Lyford and Bes
sie Wilson were leaders in the
lesson on Turkey. The young
ladies dressed in Turkish costume
received their guests , who upon
entering removed their shoes and
were seated upon the floor on
cushions. After the lesson re
freshments of coffee , raisins and
popcorn were served.
The Womans' Auxiliary of St.
Thomas church met with Mrs.
Himmelreich and enjoyed a very
pleasant session. Roll call was
answered to by quotations from
Proverbs. The lesson was Alas
ka and two most interesting
papers were read by Mrs. Orville
Schoenheit and Sallie Schoen-
heit. After the lesson the host
ess served light refreshments and
the guests departed feeling that
they had spent a very instructive
Eleven members of the Book
Worm club met at the home of C.
Heineman Saturday morning at
six o'clock and went to the old
Maddox farm for a morning out
ing. The first thing they did
was to build a fire and prepare
their breakfast , which they did
in true campfire style and all did
ample justice to the spread. The
young ladies say it was one of
the very best times thev ever
had. They were chaperoned by
The members of the W. R. C.
and G. A. R. chartered hacks
and started early Tuesday morn
ing for the home of L. J- Hitch
cock , northwest of town , where
they spent the day. They took
with them an abundance of good
things to eat and enjoyed them
selves as only this jolly crowd
can do. Mrs. Elizabeth Carne } ' ,
of Western , Neb. , a former Falls
City W. R. C. worker , was pres
ent and renewed many old ac
quaintances. Mrs , Hitchcock in
vited her neighbors and friends
from Salem , who added to the
thirty-five from here made a very
merry crowd. The lawn was
artisticly arranged with rockers ,
couches and hammocks for the
comfort of the guests and tables
were set in the yard and such a
feast. At 3:30 : the hostess as
sisted by her daughter Altha.
served icecream , lemonade and
cake which was much enjoyed.
John Oswald arranged the com
pany that he might make a pict
ure for future generations to gaze
ipon and admire. In the even
ing the guests departed after
thanking Mr. and Mrs.Hitchcock
or a day of much pleasure.
Interesting Session To Be Held
Here Next Week
A summer meeting of the Ne
braska State Horticultural society
will be held in the court house in
this city next Tuesday and Wed-
icsday , July 21 and 22.
The object of this society is
: he promotion of interest along
the general lines of horticulture ,
loriculture , landscape gardening ,
etc. Membership in our society
s not restricted to only those who
arc directly interested in these
lines of work , but is open to all.
The fee for an annual member
ship is $1 ; for a life membership
$5.00. All members receive the
bulletins and annual reports of
Any one having fruits or llow-
ers to be named , or for display ,
are requested to bring them to
Through the kindness of II. C.
Smith we are enabled to give our
readers the detailed program of
this meeting , and a glance at the
same will convince those inter
ested in such questions , that they
cannot miss one session of this
meeting. Following is the pro
Tuesday , July 21 9:30 : a in.
Address of Welcome Mayor
Response President Saundcrs
Opportunities for Horticulture in
Southeast Neb. .G.S.ChristyJohnson
Flowers for the Farm
C. S. Harrison , York
2:00 : p. in.
Eifty Years in Nebraska
W. G. Swan , Uim-ersity Place
A Few Flowers. . . .C.II.GrecnFremont
Rare and hardy Shrubs and Flower
W. U. Bruiting , Cedar Bluffs
Evening Session. S:00 : p , m.
The Home Beautiful and its Kcla-
tlon to Character Building
Hon. Gco. Coupland , Elgin
Horticulture in Its Relation to Ag
riculture. .Prof. E.Burnett , Lincoln
Wednesday , July 22 , 9:30 a. in.
The United States Department of
Agriculture ana Its Work
Hon. E. M. Pollard , Nehawka
Spraying for the Coding Moth and
Apple Scab in Nebraska
G. E. Mcrrell , U. S. Dep of Agrical
Reports of Committees
Broke the Record.
Fred Nettlebeck is very proud
of the fact that he broke the re
cord while in Colorado in making
the trip from Manitou to Pike's
Peak. He started from the for
mer place at 6 o'clock in the mor
ning and reached the top of the
Peak at 11:15 : , covering the dis
tance in five hours and fifteen
minutes. Out of the crowd that
made the start but two completed
the trip , Fred and one other
gentleman. Fred is a little puffed
up over this record , and says if
you don't believe this just come
to him and he'll show you the cre
Will Leave Falls City.
Next Sunday Rev. Dunkleber-
ger will preach his farewell ser
mon in this city at the Christian
church , and sever his connection
with that organization.
Rev. Dunkleberger and his es
timable family haye made many
friends here , both in and out of
his church ) who will be sorry to
see them go , and the Tribune es
pecially , as we feel indebted to
him for the many favors he has
bestowed upon us , and wherever
he decides to locate he may fee !
sure of our best wishes-
ACID IN THE DEMIJOHN.
Joe Varncr Has Narrow Escape
From Serious Injuries.
We would advise 3011 not to
ask Joe Varner anything about
that little experience he had
last Frida3r , as it is something1
lie would rather not talk about.
In handling the express at the
depot that day , he came across
a demijohn.Now a demijohn
looks good to a great maii3' people
ple , likewise did this one to Joe ,
but he hadn't figured correctly
on the contents , which happened
to be acid used in testing cream ,
and which is very poweriul , as
the results will show. In pick
ing up the package the cork
flew out throwing the contents
on Mr. Varner , almost burning
his clothes from his body , even
to his shoes and socks , but lor-
tunatel } ' did not reach the flesh.
Joe was iu an awful plight , and
had it happened in the days
when the telephones were not in
use , he would have been com
pelled to go home in a barrel ,
but he went to the phone and
told Jim Pickett ol his predica
ment , who immediately came to
the rescue with a new outfit , and
tins is the reason for Joe's
spruced up appearance , and not
because his wife is out of town ,
as many supposed.
However , it was a close shave
and hereafter Joe will have noth
ing more to do with the handling
of the express.
MOW YOUR WEEDS
We Should Begin at Once to Clean
up For Ghautauqua.
In just three weeks our chau-
tauqua will open its gates , and
we would suggest that every res-
idcnt mow their weeds and get
their property in the best pos
sible condition before then. No
doubt thousands of visitors will
be in our city during the assem
bly and nothing will give them
as good an impression as beauti
ful lawns and clean streets.
We feel sure the city officials
will do their part in cleaning up
the streets and all city property
and it is hoped the citi/.ens will
display enough pride in their
home town by maiding their
property as attractive as pos
sible , so that when our visitors
go home they can take with
them the memory ol one of the
prettiest towns they ever visit
ed. Do your part.
The proprietor of the Electric
theater , after hearing our band
practice on Monday night , recog
nized their ability , and realizing
the good a band is to a town , de
cided to aid them and at once of
fered them his place of amuse
ment for next Tuesday eyening
as benefit night. This is a liberal
offer on the part of Mr. Bower
and it is hoped every citizen in
town will turn out and aid the
band on that evening.
OUR CHAUTAUQUA DAILY
The Tribune has decided to issue a Daily
Paper during" Chautauqua week. The exact
plans have not been decided upon , but will be
WILL CHANGE LOCATION.
The Leo Cider and Vinegar Com
pany Purchases New Site.
The Leo Cider and Vinegar
company last week purchased
from Ben Poteet ten acres of land
adjoining the city pnrk and will
at once move their plant to that
location , where it will be en
larged and many improvements
made. The business of this in
stitution has made a wonderful
growth since opening up in this
city about two years ago , com.
pletel3T outgrowing their present
quarters , thus making this-move
necessary. The Leo Cider and
Vinegar factory is an industry
of which our citizens are all
A Streak of Hard Luck.
John Kloepfel went to Kulo
the first of the week to assist his
son , Henry , in his lurm work.
When he returned he informed
us that on Monda3f a fine mare
belonging to his son was badly
cut in the wire fence , and on the
same day the team hitched to a
binder ran away smashing up
the machine and throwing Henry
off bruising him up in such a
manner as to laj' him up for sev
The services for Sunday will
be held as usual. Sunday school
at ( J:45 : a. in. followed by the
preaching service at 11 o'clock.
The evening service begins at 8
o'clock. Prayer meeting Wednes
day at S p. m. Our congrega
tion is increasing and we feel
that our work is growing in
spirituality and loyalty. Come
and worship with us.
Pastor , G. F.
WILL HAVE BAND.
Organization Perfected at a Meeting
For some time an effort has been
made to get our band together
and reorganize that body , and on
Monday eyening the boys met in
Wahl's hall for that purpose and
succeeded in perfecting an organi
zation by electing the following
President Ralph Jenne.
Secretary Guy Crook.
Treasurer George Lyon.
The boys have gone to work
with a vengeance and are deter
mined to have a band in a few
weeks anyone would be pro yd of.
They have several good contracts
in view and give it out that they
are now open for all engagements.
The name , "The Falls City
Merchants' Band" , has been
changed to the "Falls City Mili
tary Band" .
We feel sure the boys will make
a success of the band and hope
our citizens will help them at
every opportunity. We all realize
what a band means for a town
and are glad that we are t'o have
Win Two More.
The game last Thursday after ,
noon with Mound City was a
very poor exhibition of ball
playing , even worse than that
of the day before , and proved
that the visitors will have to get
about nine new players if they
expect to meet this aggregation
again. They are a nice bunch
of fellows , all right , but they
just can't play ball. As to the
score , we really do not know the
final outcome , but at last re
ports it was 14 to 7 and our boys
still making the rounds.
On Tuesday we expected to
see a good game but were again
disappointed. The Preston In
dians were represented as the
best over , but fell an easy prey
to our bo3' . The score was 8
to 7 , but was not as good a game ,
as the score would indicate , as
it should have been a shut-out
aiuc , our boys getting careless ,
knowing they did not have to
| ) lay ball.
On next Thursday , however ,
will be the game of the season ,
when Hiawatha comes over.
There will be no foolingon that
day and everybody will be in
the game and play ball. Don't
miss this game.
WITH OUR CITY DADS.
Much Business Transacted at Thcjr
Meetings This Week.
The city council met at their
rooms Monday evening with all
members present except Maust ,
and transacted considerable
The sidewalk committee gof
busy and the clerk was instruct
ed to issue notices and have the
police serve same on property
owners of condemned sidewalks
in the third ward.
The city clerk was also in
structed to advertise for bids
for coal for water and light plant
and lor hauling same.
The council instructed the city
engineer to make plans and spe
cifications of mains and standpipe -
pipe , giving si/.e of mains from
well to the southwest corner of
Joe Miles' block just west of the
High school grounds , also the
same to a point opposite 10th
street on the park grounds , and
show total cost in either place
of location of stand pipe. After
a general discussion of the sub
ject the council adjourned until
the next evening.
Tuesday evening the question
of the location of the stand pipe
was taken up , and on motion of
Ha'hn , seconded by I. 13. Whit-
aker , it was decided to locate
same on the Miles property , on
block 15 , situated one block west
of High school.
The specifications for water
works , as read by city engineer ,
Council then adjourned to meet
again on next Monday evening.
To Our Fruit Grow/ers.
When the Horticultural soci
ety meets in this city next Tues
day and Wednesday , it is hoped
they will be greeted b3T not only
a large and enthusiastic crowd ,
but that our many Iruit growers
will place on display samples of
the fruit raised by them. There
will be yisitors here from all
parts of the state and now is a
good opportunity to prove to
them that Richardson county is
the garden spot of the state. A
fine display could be brought in
from around Barada , where the
best fruit imaginable is raised.
With very little trouble , a fine
display could be made which
would redound to the credit of
The "White City. "
Such is the thought that enter
one's mind upon their first sight
of the Chautauqua grounds as
they appear today.
The large auditorium has been
painted a snow white as haye also
the fences and everything need
ing paint , and when the Chautau
qua opens everything will be it
the best of order.
If you have not visited the
grounds recently we would advise
you to take a walk that way am'
see what a pretty park we have.
The residence has been move (
from the grounds , and in its place
is a large flower bed , while many
others are scattered about over
the grounds. The grass is in fine
condition , and many trees haye
been planted. It is now only i
matter of a very short time unti
we have one of the finest parks
HAWATHA AND FALLS CITY TO
Harnack's Hiawatha First Regiment
Band Will Give Concert In
Arrangements have finally been
completed for a game of ball be *
Avccn Falls City and Hiawathai
o take place at Potcct's park next
Thursday afternoon , July 23rd ,
The Iliawatlfa team will be ac
companied by their band and a
arge crowd of rooters , and we all
tnow what that means. The
> and will play on the street be
fore the game and at the park ,
ind in the evening' there will be
i grand concert in the court house
yard. This will be a great treat
'or our people , who are so hungry
'or band music , especially the
< ind Harnack's band furnishes.
We know all about their band ,
jut they will have to show us as
to their ball team. From all re-
jorts they have been playing fast
jail , but there are others. They
enjoy the distinction of having
won eyery game this season , and
think how much fun it will be to
break their record. Of course we
lon't say we'll do this , but we
think we will- Anyway it will
a good game and everyone will
ittcnd , if not for the game to hear
The game will be called at 3:30. :
Follow the band.
A SPECIAL FEATURE
An Automobile Trip For Visitors
at Horticultural Meeting.
Arrangements have been made
for an automobile trip throughout
our rural districts for the speak
ers and visitors who will be in
ittendancc at the Horticultural
meeting in this city next week.
Dr. Miner has the affair in
charge and lie informs us that it
will be on Wednesday morning ,
the party leaving here about
seven o'clock. It is requested
that all owning automobiles , and
ire willing to use them on this
occasion will kindly report to Dr.
Miner. It has also been request
ed that where it is possible to dose
so , the farmers will drag the
roads along their homes thus
making it pgssible to cover a
greater distance as well as leave
a good impression with our vis
Circus is Here
The Sells-Floto aggregation
arrived in the city about eight
o'clock this morning from Ne
braska City and was greeted by
the usual large crowd at the de
pot , and the present indications
are that there will be many
people in town. Reports come
from Nebraska City that while
the show is not so large it is a
good one. We go to press too
early to learn how many were
touched for their watches and
pocket books or how many were
"llimed" in the shell game , but
promise a full account next week.
Chas. B. Howry and Miss Anna
L. Trigg , both of Chicago , were
married at the St. Thomas rec
tory in this city on Monday after
noon , Rev. G. L. Neide officiating ,
Immediately after the ceremony
the young couple left on the eve *
ning train ior St. Joseph.
Well Known Here.
Bryan's candidate for chairman
of his national committee and the
man who is to be made his At
torney General in case of election
is John II. Atwood of Leaven-
worth , Kansas. Mr. Atwood is
well known in Falls City , having-
been here at the various trials of
the Miles will case in which he is
one of the attorneys.
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