The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191?, September 04, 1908, Image 7

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    The County in General
Crowded off the regular Correspondence Page.
Si May lost a valuable cow Sunday.
Frank Ball took atrip to Kansas last
Arba Duncan Las moved from Pres
ton to Rulo.
Mrs. Pope was a White C'oud visitor
last Friday.
Mrs. Larando was a White Cloud
visitor Friaay.
Ira Kay came down from Humboldt
the other day.
A1 Randolph was a Falls City visitor
last Saturday.
Clyde Asbury and wife wore St. Joe
visitors Sunday.
Tom Bowker was a Falls City visitor
one day last week.
Opal Hays wa> a White Cloud visitor
one day last week.
Mrs. Henderson was a White Cloud
visitor last Friday.
Ira Philips of Wymore was a busi
ness visitor Monday.
Mrs. Will Cunningham wus a White
Cloud visitor Friday.
Frank Biair of Highland, visited his
mother here last week.
Della Martin attended the street fair
at White Cloud Friday.
Mrs. Gagnon of Falls City spent the
week here with relatives.
P. J. Emig was a business visitor in
St. .Joe last Wednesday.
Mary Hoimtz visited with Ilulo rela
tives a few days last week.
Abe Vanvaulkenburg of White Cloud
was a Rulo visitor last week.
J. M, Gustafson of Wyraore was a
business visitor here Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wollly of Hiawatha vis
ited here the first of the week,
Mrs. Henderson went to White Cloud
Friday to attend the street fair.
Robert Paul and family visited Mr.
Peabody and wife here Sunday.
Mable Koeler of Fargo was a Rulo
visitor for several days recently.
Mrs. Dick Goolsby of Dawson arrived
Sunday fora visit with relatives.
Stella Butrisk of Fortescue, spent a
week with her grandmother here.
E-sie Marsh returned from Stella
Sunday after taking in the picnic
Mrs. Hayward’s daughter has been
visiting her for the past two weeks,
John Ryan returned to Preston Sun
day after a short visit with relatives.
Lewis and Sophia Thomas were busi
ness visitors in Rulo one day recently.
Rob, Ruth and Gertrude Kanaly at
tended the White Cloud picnic last
Retta Winterbottom of WTiite Cloud,
visited with her grandparents here last
Emma Shepherd left Tuesday for Wa
keeney, Kan#., where she will trim this
Maude and Virgie Close returned
last week from a visit with St. Joseph
Merl Harrison went to St. Joseph
last week for a few days visit with
Eward Davis, Less Cronin and Char
ley W'halen were Falls City visitors
Will and Lemon Butrick went to
Missouri Friday to spend a week with
A. H. Vogelein, principal of the
High school, spent several days here
last week.
Charles Richardson has been visiting
relatives in this vicinity for the past
two weeks.
Emma Paul returned recently from a
visit with her sister, Mrs. James Has
ford at Dawson.
Ray McVey returned the first of the
week from a visit with his brother’s
family at Crete.
Mrs. Kern and daughter Edith have
returned from Kansas City after a few
days spent there.
Mrs. Witman and son have returned
to Auburn after visiting her mother
for several days.
Edith and Amy Brinegar returned
the first of the week from a visit with
relatives at Salem.
D. C. Kcnneburgand family of Wash
ington, Kan., were visiting Rulo rela
tives for several days.
W' H. Gingrich and family of Beat
rice, spent several days last week in
Rulo visiting relatives.
Bess Miller left Friday for Shubert
after spending several days with Mrs.
Wm, Carico in Falls City.
Henry Scott has changed the name
of the hotel since taking possession of
the same. It is now the Hotel Burling
ton instead of the Commercial.
Mrs. Roy Hart and children returned
Sunday from a ten days visit with rela
tives at Crete, Neb. After a three
days stay with relatives here, they
went on to their home in St. Joseph.
Mrs. Wm. Johnson and .daughters.
Mesdames Charles Boerner, Will Ful.
ton and Harry Spicer, returned Wed.
nesday of last week from Falrview.
Kans., where they had been to visit re
latives, who are ill with typhoid fever.
| Mr. and Mrs. Huttertield of Ham*
i burg, Iowa, left for their home alter a
| short visit here. While here, they
I superintended the placing of a beauti
| ful monument at the grave of Mr. and
Mrs. Dennis, and had the burial lot
cleaned off. which adds to the beauty
1 ot the cemetery. They also had a stone
j placed at the grave of Leo Dennis, a
grandson, who died several years ago.
1 Mrs. Huttertield is a sister of the late,
j Mr. Dennis.
Fred Harrison and family who have
i been visittng Ruin relatives for several
I days went to St Joe to visit his broth
er's family, from where they will re
turn to their home in Ridgeway, Mo.
Two steamooats passed through Rulo
the same day last week, one going up
the river, the other one down, and an
other one scheduled for night, which
failed to put in an appearance.
Fluid True, accompanied by his
grandfather, arrived from Union Sat
urday for a few day’s visit. Fluid will
return with him and attend school at
Union this year.
Charley Frederic has purchased two
lots across the street from where he
lived and moved his house on them.
Cecil Kanaly went to Salem Satur
day. Monday her school work for the
coming year commenced.
Charlie Johndrow hauled peaches to
Kulo last week, which were being
shipped by Mr. Christian.
Mrs. Van has returned from Smith
Centre, Kans., after a month spent with
her daughter there.
Mrs. Emily Fischer, who has been
visiting her daughter here returned to
her home last week.
Mrs. James Osburn and son Merrill
went to Lincoln Monday to spend the
week with relatives.
John Dunn visited with his son Ro
bert and family in Rushbottom Wed
nesday of last week.
Apple packers are busy these days
and a great many peaches are also be
ing shipped out.
James Tagney Jr. aud family en
joyed a pleasant trip to Atchison one
day last week.
U. T, Duncan and family have moved
from this place to .heir farm northwest
of town.
Mrs. Peter Niedecker and daughter
Anna were Kulo visitors one day last
Mollie and llalpn Winterbottom at
tended the White Cloud street fair
Mrs. Emma Wallace and Vearl and
Ilva True were Atchison visitors Sat
Sue Hinkle of Bigelow spent a few
days with relatives here the first of the
Ralph Clark and L. It Chamy of
Stella were in town one day last week.
Dode Anderson, wife aud daughter,
visited his parents at Reserve Sunday
Mr. aDd Mrs. Wit, Carico of Falls
City, visited relatives here Sunday.
The Ladies’ Aid Society met Thurs
day afternoon with Mrs. Aikman.
A1 Doerner of Falls City was a busi
ness visitor one day last. week.
John Christiun of Rockport, Mo ,
visited his son here this week.
Agent Hope sold eighty-four tickets
to White Cloud, Friday.
Dr. Josephine Printy came over from
Oregon Saturday night.
Mrs. Frank Brown was a White
Cloud visitor Friday.
Louise Russell was a White Cloud
visitor Friday.
Herman Kloepfel was a White Cloud
visitor Friday.
Dave Zeigler was a Falls City visitor
last Saturday.
Grace Cronin is visiting home folks
this week.
George Davis left for the West last
Real Estate Transfers
Eli M. Knapp to Ethel Brown wd to
lot 21, blk 2 Clark's add to stella 8400
John Huss to John Randolph wd to
ten acres in Sec 36-1-17.$100
Mrs. Mary Stevens and husband to
O. F. Harlan wd to Its 3 and 4 blk 102
Falls City.$200
John L. Scott and wife to Harriet
Parker, wd to 40 acres in Section
4-2-1.} . $1
V. C. Blair, Mrs. H. M. Edgecomb,
to Elizabeth Jones, wd to ne$ sw'+ or
the sei Sec 7-1-18.$1000
E. J. Duryea and wife to Randolph
Marmet wd to Its 1 and 2 blk .'IS and
all of blk 39 Dawson .. _.$1800
Wilson Lilly and wife to Thomas
Lilly wd to one-sixth interest inne‘+
of Sec 15-3-15.$2800
Karl Wessell and wife to Alice O.
Keiser Its 1, 2 and 15 blk 25 Hum
W. E. Dorrington, etal to city of
Falls City wd three fourths of an acre
in Sec 15-1-16.... .$1
John W. Dorrington etal to city of
Falls City wd to 5 acres in Section
15-1.16. $1750
P. J. Enig and wife to John W.
Livingston wd to lot 9 blk 7 iiulo
Elephants and White Ants Played
Havoc with Poles and Wires
Along Line in India.
Some American engineers, in eon
| struct ing n power-transmission line
! in Inii'j, had several things to eon*
j sider and avoid that had never eon
i fronted them before, perhaps. The
| line, which was nearly a hundred
miles in length, was carried on tall
poles through the jungle, and in 1*011
strueting it the ravages of white ants
and the playful pranks of wild ele
phants had to he provided against.
That sounds amusing, hut the en
gineers found it a serious problem.
The ants attacked the first poles set
and fairly riddled them; and the
elephants reached up with their
trunks and tore down the wires. So
iron sockets seven foot in height were
used to set the poles in. which cir
cumvented the ants: and after a
careful measurement of the highest
reach of an elephant's trunk, the
poles were made tall enough to keep
the wires out of the way.
For live years students in the
senior class of the University high
school have been constructing a giant
clock to be hung shortly in the
Mitchell tower of the University of
Chicago. The clock, which meas
ures 13 feet in diameter, will he
finished on May 20.
Prof. Idarl Bixbv Person designed
fhe timepiece, but all the work lias
been done in iho shop of the manual
training department of the school.
The clock will hang 150 feet from
tlie ground, and will have four dials,
all of them transparent, so that the
time may be read at night.
The report of the Woman’s For
eign Missionary Society at the Meth
odist conference in Baltimore shows
that there are 5,998 auxiliary socie
ties, 158,100 members, 1,493 young
people’s societies with 38,923 mem
bers. The finances of the society for
the quadriennium totals $2,392,378.
The society gave $73,000 for the In
dian jubilee and $42,956 for the
China centennial. The society lias
real estate valued at over a million
dollars. It lias 313 missionaries in
active service, 108 new' missionaries
having been sent out during the past
four years.
Ernest Henan, the great author
and member of the French academy,
lived a life of great simplicity, going
to lied with the chickens and arising
with the lark. Not long ago a min
ister of state pressed lit nan ft) attend
a ball lie was giving. Henan at first
stubbornly refused, but after awhile
he said :
“By the way, when do you go to
supper ?”
“About five a. m.”
“Very good,” said Henan. “I’ll
get up half an hour sooner, join you
and make it my breakfast.”
She—I hear you are a lover of
He—Oh, yes; but don’t let that pre
vent you from playing.
Lord Kitchener a in uses himself by
making a wonderful collection of old
china. This amiable weakness is
becoming a positive passion with the
commander-in-chief. Lord Kitehen
er still holds his view that matri
mony means the end of a soldier’s
career. One lady, the wife of an of
ficer, is credited with having reduced
Lord Kitchener to silence on this
point by asking him, “if tlie ollicers
of the army of to-day an; not to
marry, where will you look for thy
offieprs of the army of to-morrow.”
“What we want is to keep striving
for greater, higher things,” said the
“Well,” answered the architect,
“aren’t we? Look at our sky
The following proposed amendment to flu*
constitution of the State of Nebraska, as herein
after set forth in full, is submitted to the elector®
of the Slate of Nebraska, to l»e voted upon at the
general election to be held Tuesday, November
3rd. A. 1>. m ~.
A JOINT HRSOLUTION to amend Sections
two (2), four (4), five (5), six (tl) and thirteen (13)
of Article six (fl) of the Constitution of the State
of Nebraska, relating to Judicial Powers.
Hk it Hkhoiakd by thk Lkoisi.m i uf of thk
State of Nkbh \hka .
Section I. Amknomknt Puopohf/p. I'lmt Sec
tion two (2) '.T .Article six »P of tin* Constitution
of the State of Nebraska be amended to read as
follows •
DIOTION.) The Supremo Court shall consist of
seven (7) judges; and a majority of all elected and
qualified judges shall l>e necessary to constitute
a quorum or pronounce adecision. The Supreme
Court shall have jurisdiction in all cases relating
to the revenue, civil cases in which the state is a
party, mandamus, quo warranto, habeas corpus,
and such appellate jurisdiction as may he pro
vided by law.
Section 2. (Amknpmkni Proposed.) That
Section four, (1) of Article six »t) of the Constitu
tion of the State of Nebraska, lie amended to read
ns follows :
Section 4. (Supreme Court, Judges, Li.ku
tion, Term, Kehidknck.) The judges of the Su
preme Court shall be elected by the electors of
the state at large; and their term of office except
as hereinafter provhhnl shall lx* six years. And
sail! Supreme Court judges shall during their
term of office, reside at the place where the court
is holdou.
Section 8. (Amendment Propohkd.) That
Section tive |5| of Article six |t»| of the Constitu
tion of the State of Nebraska lie amended to road
as follows:
Section 5. [SUPREME COURT, .1 EDGES, Kleu
tion, Term, Chief Justice. | That at the gen
eral election to be held in the state of Nebraska
in the year 1909, and each six years thereafter,
there shall lie elected three [81 judges of the Su
preme Court, who shall hold their office for the
period of six years; that at t he general election
to bo held in the state of Nebraska in the year
1911, and each six years thereafter, there shall l>o
elected throe 181 judges of the Supreme Court,
who shall hold their office for the period of six
years; and aft he general election to Is* held in
the state of Nebraska till the year 1918 and each
six years thereafter, there shall bo elected a Chief
Justice of the Supreme Court, who shall hold his
office for the period of six years. Provided that
the member of the Supreme Court whose term of
office expires in January 1911, shall he Chief Jus
tice of the Supreme Court during that time until
the expiration of his term of office. And pro
vided further, that upon the adoption of these
amendments by the electors of the State, the
Governor shall,* immediately upon issuing his
proclamation declaring said amendments adopt
ed, appoint four | 1 j judges of the Supreme Court,
two |8j of whom shall be appointed to hold said
office until their successors shall l>e elected at the
general election.iu 1909, and have qualified; and
t he other two 181 shall hold their office until their
successors shall be elected at the general election
held in 1911, and have qualified.
Section 4. [Amendment Proposed.! That
Section six (fij of Article six (6] of the Constitu
tion of the state of Nebraska, be amended to read
as follows:
Sectionfi. |Chief Justice.] The Chief Jus
tice shall serve ns such during all the term for
which he was elected, lie shall preside at all
terms of the Supreme Court, and in his absence
the judges present shall select one of their number
to preside temporarily.
Section 5. | Amendment Proposed. | That
Section thirteen |18| of Article six [»>| of the
Constitution of Nebraska lx* amended to rend us
follows :
Section 18. | Judges, Salaries. J That judges
of the Supreme Court shall each receive a salary
of $4500, and 'the Judges of the District Court
shall each receive u salary of $3000 per annum,
payable quarterly.
Approved April H, 1907.
J, Geo. C.Munkin, Secretary of State, of the
State of Nebraska, do hereby certify that the fo in
going proposed amendment to the Constitution
of the State of Nebraska is \ true and correct
copy of the original enrolled and engrossed bill,
as passed by the Thirtiet h session of the legisla
ture of the State of Nebraska, as appear- from
said original bill on tile in this office, and that
said proposed amendment is submitted to the
qualified voters of the State of Nebraska for their
adoption or rejection at the general election to
l>e held on Tuesday, the 3rd day of November, A.
D. 1908,
lu testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my
hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of
Nebraska. Done at Lincoln, this 15th day of
July, in the year of our Lord, One Thousand
Nine Hundred and Eight, and of the indepen
dence of the United States the One Hundred and
Thirty-third, and of this State the Forty-second.
[seal 1 Secretary of State.
Seal'*I bids will be received nutil 1 o’clock p
m.. of Friday, September 1m, HHJH, at office
of A. K. heiin, for constructing the ditch
es, dykes, levees, spillways, flood gates, in
lets, etc., in Drainage District Number One,
uk: hard sou County, Nebraska Each bid must
Ik* accompanied by a certified check on a National
Hank doing business in the State of Nebraska, or
Chicago or St. Ijouis exchange, payable to the
Treasurer of the Drainage District, in tin* sum
ot five per centum of the amount of the bid, un
less the said per centum exceeds ten thousand
dollars, in which case the certified check shall Is*
for ten thousand dollars. The successful bidder
will Imi required to furnish a bond in an umount
equal to twenty-five jH*r centum of the amount
j of the contract. The right is reserve* 1 to reject
any or all bids. Flats, plans, profiles, and speci
fications can be seen and examined at the office
of Drain Commissioner, K. E, (irinstend, Salem,
Nebraska, or at the office of A. M . Munn, engin
eer, Nebraska City, Nebraska.
II. E. (J KINS'! I'D,
31 t Drain Com. nssioner.
First publication August 21, 1908.
Notice of Probate of Will
I s the County Count ok Kichahdson County,
Nebhakka: In the matter of probating the Last
Wiil and Testament of James M. Whitaker, d«*
ccas* d. Notice is hereby given to all persons in
t.Tested that E. H. Towle has deposited in said
court an instrument purporting to be the last
will and testament of said James M. Whitaker,
deceased, and filed a petition praying that said
instrument may be allowed and probated as the
last will anti testament of said deceased, and that
lie may bo appointed executor thereof. It. is or
dered that the same Is* heard by the court on
Thursday, the 17th day of September, 19UH, at 10
o'clock, a. m., in the county court room in Falls
City, in said county, when and where all persons
interested may appear and contest the prolmte
By order of the court, dated Ah^nst 26th, 19U*,
John (taonon, C«kinty Judge.
First publication Aug. 2s. 3t
Pink Pain Tablets Ur.Shoops -stop
Headache, womanly pains, any pains
any where in 20 minutes. Formula on
the 25c box. Ask your druggist or
doctor about this formula—it’s tin*.
Sold by all dealers.
Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln
Monday, August 31 Lincoln Pay Tuesday, Sept. 1 Governor’s I)ay
Wednesday, Sept. 2—Bryan Day Thursday, Sept 3—Taft-Oinaha Day
Friday, September 4—Parade Day
Best Agricultural, Live Stock and Machinery Exhibits
ever shown in Nebraska
$30,000.00 in Premiums $12,000.00 in Speed
Fifteen harness and eight running races
Pain's stupendous spectHcle
500 people. Immense display of fireworks each night
Liberati'a New York Festival Military Band and Grand Opera Com
pany of sixty persons, eighteen of whom are Grand Opera singors of
national reputation. State bauds from Hqbron, Beatrice. Aurora, St. Paul
League Base Ball Athletic Meet Wild West Show
New 923,000.00 cattle barn, 171 x 255 to hold 636 head of cattle
New 810,000.00 steele frame Auditorium, to seat 1,500 people, to be
dedicated by Kon. W. J. Bryan, on Wednesday, September 2d
For premium list and entry blank, write W. N. Mellor, Sec, Lincoln, Neb.
Wheat Harvest Over!
Before you plant another crop on
the high-priced lands of the old
States, pay a visit to
Texas and the Southwest
Examine the cheap lands, and
many opportunities are there for
the farmer.
Excursions Twice Monthly
On the first and third Tuesdays, a
special low round trip rate is offered
touching every part of this
Resourceful and Healthful Region
Liberal stop-overs are allowed, and
limit for return is extended from 21
to 25 days. You can stop over in
either direction, make side trips to
any point and return from any
station short of final destinatian, if
the complete journey allowed by the
ticket is not desired. Such liberal
privileges give the homeseeker an
excellent opportunity to see and
appreciate the country.
Round Trip Rates
Very Low
Ask for full information re
garding homcseekers’ rates,
and secure some of the inter
esting literature about the
various states in the South
U H- PALNint SolX. J- B. VARNER, Local Agent
The Kansas City Star’s Campaign Offer
From Date to 30th November, 1908—$1.00
We will, upon receipt of One Dollar, mail The
Kansas City Star, Morning, Evening and Sunday, from
date received to 30th November, 1908.
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If you want facts about all parties accept this offer
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