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THE LOCAL LORE
HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST TO
YOU AND ME.
What Your Friends and Their
Friends Have Been Doing the
Eat Sowles Candy.
Dr. Tefft. Dentist, Maddox block,
opposite court house.
—Cold weather is coming. Get
your Coal of C. A. Heck.
George Watkins was down
from Verdon to hear Hoke Smith.
Isaac Eoucks returned Wednes
day from the land drawing coun
Mr. and Mrs. M. Sharp left
yesterday for a visit in eastern
We go to press too earlv to
give a report of the ball game
now in progress.
B. F. Morgan went to Kansas
Citv Wednesday morning to at
tend the horse show.
John Wilson and Will Goolsby
have great faith in thir luck and
went to O’Neill to register.
A. J. Weaver and wife return
ed the latter part of the week
from their extended eastern trip.
Allie Keeling returned to her
work in the central office, Wed
nesday’ after ? week's absence.
D. C. Kirkpatrick went to
O’Neill, Wednesday to add his
name to the list of land seekers.
Inez Griffiths of Verdon came
down Tuesdav for a few days
visit at the home of Mrs. Dave
Misses Margaret Steele and
Carrie and Jennie Keim left Tues
day for O’Neil to register for the
N. T. VanWinkle and daugh
ter Grace, were among those
from this city who registered in
O’Neill this week.
Lincoln seems to be in the
throes of a suicide epidemic, five
persons having destroyed them
selves in the last eight days
Mrs- Dave Davies, Mrs. Tom
Gist, Mrs. C- F. Reavis and Mrs.
Jennie Ewalt are delegates to tne
club meeting in Omaha this week.
Miss Spencer, our librarian, will
go to Hastings the first of the
week to attend the state meeting
of the Nebraska Library associa
Carl Miller left Tuesday for
Tecuraseh for a few days visit.
From there he will go to Lin
coln to visit with relatives for a
Mrs. A1 Doerner left Wednes
day for a visit with relatives in
various parts of Oklahoma, She
will also visit in Missouri before
Rev. Reichel who was called
home because of serious illness in
his father’s family, will be home
for Sunday services. Services as
usual, morning and evening.
Roy Heacock and Clare Foster
left Thursday night for Dallas.
They expect to organize a ball
team in order to have recreation
while holding down their claims.
Mrs. Simon Davies and little
daughter returned Tuesday from
a two months visit with her pa
rents in Cheyenne, Wyo. They
were met in Omaha by Simon who
returned with them.
L- P. Wirth and Dick Coupe
represented the local Knights of
Columbus at their big doings in
St. Joe on Monday evening. Ward
Knight went along just to see
that they got back home all right.
I wish to sell my two farms
near Rulo, priced for quick sale.
135 acres half mile south of Rulo
with $4,000 house, at $7,000. 100
acres 2'A miles southeast of Rulo,
$0,500. Inquire of James Wiltse
or myself. Joshua Murray,
30t4 Rulo, Neb.
News was received by friends
in this city during the week of
the arrival of a baby girl at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Dar
ner at Columbus. Ohio. Mrs.
Darner was formerly Miss Jennie
Leister, who has many friends in
this city who rejoice with her in
Saved his Boy's Life
“My three year old boy was badly
constipated, had a high fever and was
in an awful condition. 1 gave him two
doses of Foley's L'rino Laxative and
the next morning the fever was gone
and he was entirely well. Foley's
Orino Laxative saved his life.’’ A
Wolkush, Uasimer, Wi-. Kerr's Phar
Prof. William Harnack says
that he was for Bryan every oth
er time that he ran but this year
he is for Taft, tirst. last and
always. Harnack, like others, is
beginning to see just hovv much
of a four flusher Brvan is- Bryan
has done nothing, knows nothing
of governmental management,
and is nothing more than a great
orator and a hot air vender. Taft,
on the other hand, has had the
experience ot a lifetime in work
ing governmental machinery.—
Washing the family clothes
is women’s hardest work. Many
women suffer untold pains re
sulting from using the wash
board or heavy clumsy out of
date wooden washer. Try
an Adams washer free. It has
no contraptions to.it.—W. L.
Ben Riecliers, Bert Windle,
Stella Schock and Myrtle Kamel
spent Sunday in the woods near
St. Deroin. After a picnic dinner
prepared over a camp fire, the
young people visited the famous
Indian cave on their way home.
Mrs. S. M- Saylor has leased
her house to M. Seff for the
winter. Mrs. Saylor has not
fully decided where she will
spend the winter, but it will prob
ably be in California.
Shirley Wilcox, who has spent
some time in this city with her
grandmother,. Mrs. M. A. Jen
kins, left the latter part of the
week for her home in Burlington,
I am now prepared to do all kinds
of Pump and Windmill repairing.
Can also furnish you Pumps, Wind
mills and Gasoline Engines. Phone
12-11 J. D. HAYS.
Subject of the sermon next
Sunday evening at St. Thomas
church is “The Thousandfold
Man.” Good music at this ser
vice. All are invited.
Mrs. G. R. Spencer and two
little ones came down from Oma
ha, Monday and will spend a
couple of weeks at the home of
Mrs. T. J. Spencer.
Miss Sarah Hutchings returned
Saturday from a trip of several
weeks through the east, where
she visited many places of in
Clay Davis, Pete Frederick, A.
N. Cook and L. Leeds, who have
been hunting in the sand hills
near Alliance, returned Monday.
Rev. Bailey returned Tuesday
night from Wayne, Neb-, where
he has been for the past week,
attending the Presbyterian synod.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mosiman of
this city are doing a land office
business in Dallas, feeding the
hungry land seekers.
Mrs. Bert Harpster of Burch
ard, Neb., was the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Marts the latter
part of the week.
Bert Baker, George Holt and
Fred Brecht left Saturday for
Dallas, to try their luck for a
piece of land.
Come out next Thursday even
ing and oav proper respect to
Gov. Sheldon, who speaks in the
Mrs. George Rhoads, living
south of town, is very sick at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Kratz.
in this city.
Miss Dora- Richards returned
Saturday from a short visit with
relatives in Burlington, Colo.
C- F. Nicholson, state daug
inspector of Nebraska, was in
the city Saturday.
J L. Slocum, arrived home the
latter part of the week from his
Dr. Roberts and wife returned
Tuesday froti} a few days spent
Ethel Cade returned Sunday
night from a weeks stay in Kan
Order vour coal of C. A.Heck.
J. M. Jellison returned Satur
day from a week spent in Stella.
John Shrauger of Huruboldt
was a Saturday visitor in our
Prof. A. H. Voege'ein of Kulo
was in the city Saturday and
Wanted 10.000 bushels of Wal
nuts. will pay cash for them Heck
Mrs. W. L. White returned
Sunday from a few days visit
with her daughter in Lincoln.
John Stitzer came in off the
road Saturday night for a few
days visit with his family here.
Kev. Teeter returned Saturday
evening from a speech making
tour in the western part of the
Mrs. Ed Norton of Humboldt
and sister, Mrs. Scott of Colo
rado, were guests of Mrs- Dr.
Wolfe in this city Friday.
Miss Martha Stockman came
down from Lincoln Saturday and
remained over Sunday the guest
of Miss Lillian Oswald.
Mrs. George Holland went to
Lincoln Friday and remained a
few days the guest of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Kay DePutrin.
Saturday from Mitchell, S. D-,
where she has been for some time
visiting with her brother, Frank
Wanted—Apples at the Leo
Cider and Vinegar factory, for
which we will pay 25 cents per
hundred,from October dth and
for the remainder of the season.
The ladies of the M. E. church
will give a chicken pie supper in
the basement of the church
Thursday evening, Oct. 22- Ev
erybody come. Supper 25 cents.
Mrs. C. C. Davis, Mrs. Conrad
Brecht and son Alfred and Mrs.
James Stewart came down from
Falls City, Tuesday, and were
guests at the Stewart home.—
Dr. Reneker left for Chicago
Tuesday night, where he will
take a post graduate course in
the Chicago, Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat college. The doctor will
be absent about one month.
The family of Mr. ttower,
proprietor of the Electric theater,
arrived in the city the latter part
of the week, having decided to
locate here, They have rented
the property recently vacated by
Ai Resterer returned the first
of the week from a visit with
Frank Greenwald and family in
Mitchell, South Dakota. Mr.
Resterer and Frank both regis
tered for land and each is confi
dent of winning.
—Don’t kill yourself off using
an old style wooden washing
machine. This is the “Steel
age.” Get an Adams washer of
W. L. Sears. It’s built of steel
and is guaranteed to give five
long years of perfect satisfaction
and costs you but $8. tf
Henry Bean, this week sold his
home property in the east part of
town to Miss Lois Spencer, hav
ing decided to make his home
with his children near Reserve.
Miss Spencer will build a neat
modern cottage on the property,
which will be for rent.
Mrs. S»am Marts returned home
Thursday from a week’s visit in
St. Joe, where she had been to
attend the celebration of the fifth
wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs John Kefeer. While in the
city Mrs. Marts was pleasantly
entertained by Mrs. J- A- Wahlev
at a 6 o’clock dinner.
H. C. Smith, Miss Martha
Stockman, Miss Lillian Oswald
and Miss Beck made up an auto
mobile party Sunday that went to
Rulo and spent a very pleasant
day the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Jones. The quartet feel
honored that they were the
guests of this couple who have
celebrated their 75th weddi.ig an
niversary, possibly the oldest
married couple in the state. Mr.
Smith secured a picture of the
couple and had the pleasure of
taking them an automobile ride.
Mr. Bacakos of the Candy Kit
chen has his work rooms so ar
ranged that any one so desiring
can visit them at any time and
receive a hearty welcome* To
those who have never seen the
workings of a candy kitchen we
will say it is worth your time to
visit this one. as it is very inter
esting to watch the workmen
prepare the various kinds of
Mrs. C. B. Elliott received a
telegram Thursday, stating that
her brother-in-law, J. W. Snider
had been killed Wednesday even
ing at Spokane, Wash., in an
automobile accident. Mrs.Snider,
wife of the unfortunate man, is
well known in this city being for
merly known here as Miss Moilie
— Blue Monday is no more. The
Adams washer puts the clothes
on the line in half the time that
is taken with the old style wood
en washing machine, and they
are never torn out boiling or rub
bing. Don’t take my word for it
but come and get one on trial.—
W. L. Sears. tf
Mrs. C. B. Elliott spent a day
in Oneida. Kas., last week, re
turning Friday accompanied by
her mother, Mrs. Munson, who
visited here until Wednesday,
when she went to Herndon, la.,
to spend sometime with a daugh
Saturday brought one of the
largest crowds that Falls City
has witnessed in some time and
they were all spending their
money. It is needless to say that
the advertisers enjoyed a tine
Monday was clean up day and
every merchant was out bright
and early doing his share of the
work. For general cleaniless we
will compare Stone street with
any of them
Joseph Crook, an old Falls City
boy, but now one of those awful
traveling men with headquarters
at Omaha, spent Sunday in this
city with his uncle, G. J. Crook
The great Horace K. Turner
art exhibit will arrive next week
and be on display at the library
Tuesday and Wednesday after
noon and evening.
Mrs- W. C. Sloan and sons of
Verdon spent several days of this
week in the city at the home of
John Hossack and family,
Louie Davison returned Mon
day from a few days spent in
Lincoln with his sister, Mrs. Will
C. F. Reavis and Roy Heacock
went to Chicago Saturday to wit
ness the Clncago-Detroit game
Dr. Greene and family are now
living in the Mrs. J. M. Whitak*
aker property, having moved this
Mrs. W. H. Keeling and Mrs.
Anderson Miller spent Sunday
with relatives in Table Rock.
Harry Clark of Kansas City
was a busihess visitor in this city
the first of the week.
R. B. Simpson, our genial
jeweler, spent Sunday with home
folks at Wahoo.
—The Candy Kitchen can furnish
you with ice cream, bulk or brick
W. L. White spent a few days
of this week in the city with his
Mrs. V. G. Gyford spent a few
days in Lincoln during the past
Grant Windle, wife and little
daughter spent Sunday in Ver
Scott Sailors left last Sunday
for a week’s visit in Kansas City.
John Crook left Tuesday on a
business trip to Muskogee, Okl.
Miss Kittie Seibel has been on
the sick list during the week.
R. E- Grinstead was down from
Salem the first of the week.
Mrs. Shertn Byerly of Verdon
spent Sunday in the city.
C. P. Reavis attended court in
Pawnee City this week.
—The Adams washer is guar
anteed for five years. tf
Wanted Walnuts at Heck’s
A. H. \S’ills is a new subscriber
since our last issue.
“Jane Kvre" is the attraction
at the Gehling this( Friday levell
James Grant came in from
Gorden to visit his mother, Mrs.
Mrs. Jim Powell went to Hum
boldt yesterday for a few days
visit with friends.
Wanted Young ladies to
take the training. St. Mary’s
hospital, Pueblo, Col.
Mrs. Howard Young of Stella
visited with her sister Mrs. John
Oswald, during the week
John Ward of Tecumseh was
looking al ter business interests in
this city the first of the week.
Don't iniss the art exhibit
Tuesday and Weduesday, Oct.
20 and 21.
Fred Miller went to Tilden,
Nebraska, this week with a car
load of apples.
Chas. Whetstine and family and
George Prichard and family spent
Monday night with the Spicklers
Mrs. George Cassity of Tonka
wa, Okl., is in the city visiting
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. McDermand.
Mrs. Olmstead of Omaha who
has been the guest of Mrs. P. H.
Jussen for the past week, return
ed to her home Wednesday.
The ladies of the Episcopal
church will conduct their regular
food exchange at Morsman’s
drug store Saturday afternoon.
The democrats have rented the
Maddox building and fitted it up
in a most inviting style to be
used as democratic headquarters.
Get your tickets for the art ex
hibit from any of the school chil
dren. Adults single admission
25c, children 10c. Season tickets
55c and 20c.
Miss Rose gave a few readings
at the High school last Friday
morning. Miss Rose is a splendid
reader and she proved a great
pleasure to the pupils.
—The attention of the ladies is
called to the elegant line of hair
goods on display at the Patzman
Sisters millinery store. You can
get anything you wish in the way
of switches, puffs, curls, etc.
The laundry is again in run
ning order and “China” is happy.
From the amount of work they
are doing one would suppose
there had been no washing done
by his patrons since the fire.
Mrs. Edgar Hutt of Gordon,
Neb., who has been the guest of
Mrs. Jim Powell for the past
week, left Wednesday for Omaha,
where she will visit, for a time
before returning to her home.
W. M. Harding, the auctioneer
from the west end, and Joseph
Glasser, his clerk, were in the
city a short time Tuesday on
their way to the farm ot Chas.
Zoeller. where thev had charge of
W. H. Marks of Verdon was a
pleasant caller at this office while
in the city Tuesday. Mr. Marks
says the Tribune gets better ev
ery week and he made this visit
to see that his name was ahead
on our list.
—The Adams washer washes
easier, faster and cleaner than
any other in town. Costs but $8
and is guaranteed for five years.
That’s but three cents per week
for its quaranteed life and it
saves enough soap to pay for
itself.—W. L. Sears. tf
Ouite a number of our Knights
of Columbus went to St Joe Mon
day to attend the celebration
given by the Knights of that city
in commemoration of the landing
of Columbus. It was an elabor
ate affair and the Fails City dele
gation report an excellent time.
Women Interrupis Political Speaker
A well dressed woman interrupted
apolitical speaking receutly by con
tinually coughing. If she bad taken
Foley’s Honey and Tar it would of
cured her cough quickly and expelled
the cold from her system. The genu
ine Foley's Honey and Tar contains no
opiates and is in a yellow package.
Refuse substitutes. Kerr’s Pharmacy.
NOVEL AND PLEASING SIGHT
Novel and Pleasing Sight Devised for
International Exhibition in
One of the most novel and fasci-*
nating sights among all the fascina
tions of the Franco-British exhibi-i
lion i: the soap Imhhle fountain ini
the British Hall of Textile and
The fountain consists of a double
basin surmounted by a graceful fig
ure; concealed under the base is an
electric motor, air blast and pump;
the first drives the two latter, which
force soupy water through a pipe
connected with 87 different outlets,
each one of which emits thousands
and thousands of bubbles, which in.
over changing hues full like a:
kaleidoscopic cascade round the base.
In the daytime it is a marvelous
sight, hut at night, when innumer
able electric liglds beneath the bub
bles are turned on, it is the most
dazzling scene possible, and, borrow
ing an expression from the “Arabian
Nights," one might most aptly speak
of it ns the “fountain of a thousand
jewels," so sparkling, so radiant is
MOTORING IN PALESTINE.
Apropos of the trip of Ame&ioan
tourists who were the first, to enter
Palestine with a motor car, the con
sul at Jerusalem, Thomas R, Wal
lace, reports that the tour was made
with ease, even roads that had been
pronounced impracticable for motor
cars being traversed without diffi
culty. He says that great interest
has been aroused throughout the dis
trict, and that a number of people
are talking of investing in cars. He
recommends a light, strong car, with
good clearance, a good hill climber,
and of medium price, and suggests
that a repair and supply shop would
add greatly to the chance of sales.
At present permission from the
Turkish imperial government must
be obtained to travel through the
country in motor cars.
GIRL SEIZED BY SHARK.
Milena Sgambelli, a Dalmatian
tishergirl, was bathing near Zara
with other girls when two sharks
rushed into the midst of them.
Milena ran to the beach, on which
she found an iron rod. Seizing thia,
she rushed boldly into the water
again, striking at the sharks with,
the rod in order to save her com
She overbalanced herself and fell
at full length in the water, when one
of the sharks seized her leg in ita
month and bit it off above the knee.
Her companions dragged Milena
out. but she died from loss of blood.
DOG RESCUES KITTEN.
George YY. Da Cuuha, an architect
of Valley road, has a dog which pre
vented the drowning of a kitten that
has been its companion since its
birth. Mr. Da Cunha’s hired man
took the kitten to a pond with the
intention of drowning it. The dog
accompanied the man. and when the
latter tossed the kitten into the water
the dog jumped after it. YVhen Mr]
Da Cunha heard how persistently!
the dog had intefered to save the life
of the kitten he refused to have itj
killed.—Montclair dispatch to N. Y.
“You’d be surprised.” said thq
woman who is supposed to be wise^
“how many people are perfectly!
ignorant of the correct way to writa
acceptances and regrets when they)
are asked to entertainments. I(j
would pay some enterprising woman
to go around writing them for thosn
who don’t know how. You’d bo
amazed to see the people who come
to me to ask how it is done or to getj
me to write them. And,” she admit
ted, “if the truth must be told, I
don’t know so awfully much about it
HAS FINE APRICOT CROP.
With trees bending under thn
burden of the heaviest crop in
years—perhaps the greatest in the
history of the state—the harvest of
apricots in California is at itq
It is estimated that the green crop
will total 120,000 tons and that the
return to growers will be $1,250,000.
The pie und sauce possibilities are
appalling. Because of rapidity of
ripening possibly ten per cent, of the
crop will not be gathered. Th# fruit)
is exceptionally luscious. 1
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