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About The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1909)
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.
Rev. G. L. Neide returned from
Hiawatha Sunday afternoon.
Basil Boyl and wife returned
to their home in St.Louis,Sunday.
Miss Mary Hungate of Weep
ing Water is in the city the guest
of Mrs. T. J. Gist,
Mrs. George Story and son
Wilber are in Auburn visiting
relatives this week.
Mrs. Dave Griffith spent Sun
day in this city with her brother,
Grant Windle and family.
George Story spent the first of
the week with his daughter, Mrs.
Ida Green at Onida, Kans.
Lloyd and Paul Davies are in
Verdon this week visiting their
grandparents. J. D. Griffith and
John Higgins of Baker, Kans.,
was in the city the first of the
week visiting his uncle, Wm.
Ephrain Withee and wife re
turned to their home in Stella
after visiting at the home of John
Walter Boyl, who has been
visiting his mothei, Mrs. J. ('.
Yutzy returned to Omaha the
first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. J,im Davies re
turned to their home in Trenton
after visiting the former’s brother
D. M. Davies in this city.
Clias. Eeiger and family of
Fairview, Kans., spent the week
’ in this city with his sister, Mrs.
Carrie Schaible, and other rela
The Knights of Columbus and
the Daughters ot Isabella of this
city will attend a dance in Daw
son tonight given by the lodges
of that place.
Peter Menen returned to his
home at Burlington, Iowa, Sun
day. He spent several days in
the city at the home of George
Capp. He also visited a cousin
at the convent.
J. A. Hossack of Primrose and
George Hossack of Niobrara ar
rived home baturday morning.
They are both employed by the
Western Bridge and Supply Co-,
of Omaha. George is suffering
from the quinsy and will remain
home for a few days.
The telephones between here
and Auburn were kept busy Wed
nesday evening when our basket
ball boys found they could not
reach home on the plug and take
their lady friends to the dance.
The girls, however, attended but
were compelled to go alone.
The south end of town is to
have a series of revival services
beginning on Monday, Jan. 4th.
The meetings will be held in the
Presbyterian Mission Hall and
w;ll be conducted by Dr. Bailey
and a number of the workers from
his church. Special music will
be a feature of each meeting, and
the general public is invited to
Private money to loan on Real
Estate. Mortgages bought and
sold. Call at First National
Bank. 3-tf A. J. Weaver
My “ Made - to- Order "
Glasses make all the
world seem BRIGHT
Eye, Ear, />foje and Throat
Falls City, Neb.
A good residence property; six
rooms, three lots and a good
barn. See II. A. Messier at Bur
ris’ News stand for particulars, tf
Monday,Dec 2Sth, was the day
adopted bv the Freemasons of
Brownville tor the celebration of
the festival of St. John the evan
gelist, and on that day an elab
orate banquet was held at which
Dr. Bailey was present to make
the address of the evening. Mrs.
Bailey and Elsie also went along
and a visit to the community was
enjoyed for a few days.
Poultry wanted at Hermes Bro
thers We will pay the following
prices, good all next week and
will pay the ratesif market should
be higher. Hens, Me; Springs, *>c.
Phone 35. Hekmis Bkos.
August Deuchler of near Rulo
was operated on for appendicitis
Sunday morning. The work was
done by Dr. Wallace of St. Joe,
assisted bv Dr. Boose of this city
and Dr. Henderson of Rulo.
Mrs. Ida Vincent and daughter
Bessie of Shenandoah, arrived in
thecity Wednesday.They brought
little Maxine Vincent here to be
with her mother, who is ill at the
home of W. L. Sears.
Mrs. H. E. Kennedy left Wed
nesday for her home in (tkmulgee,
Okla , after visiting her parents
here. She was accompanied as
far as Kansas City by her mother,
Mrs. P. H, Jussen.
Charles Humphrey and wife of
the Verdon Vedette were pleas
ant callers at this office Saturday.
They spent Sunday in this city
at the home of George Abbott.
W. O. Sharrah was over from
Sabetha, Saturday. While i n
town he called at this office and
placed his name one year ahead
on our list.
Mrs. Geo. E. Ward and chil
dren of Rulo and Mrs. Edgerly of
Excelsior Springs were guests in
the citv at the home of T. F.
H. C. Fisher of Verdon was a
business visitor in this city Sat
urday. Before returning home
he called at this office.
Mrs. Elton Sherdeman left Mon
day for her home in Hastings af
ter visiting her parents, J. M.
Jellison and wife.
Misses Ethel and Florence
Parchen spent Sunday in Verdon
at the home of their uncle, Ed
Dr. Boose reports the arrival of
a babj girl at the home of Wade
Whitney and wife near Hamlin
Charles Sharts and wife spent
a few days the past week with
relatives and friends in Hum
George Norris and wife of Hia
watha were guests of C. A. Mc
Creery and wife the past week.
Caly Edwards of Humboldt
visited his brother, L. C. Edwards
in this city during the week.
Mrs. Brenizer accompanied Mr.
and Mrs. Jobe to Lincoln the lat
ter part of the week
Mrs- D. O. Schrader of Tal
mage was the guest of Mrs. C. II.
Marion last week.
A large crowd of young people
enjoyed a dance at Wahl's hall
Mrs. Cbas. Marion and daugh
ter were guests of friends in Tal
mage this week.
E.‘E. Butler on route 2, called
Saturday and paid us rash on
Miss Flora Albright is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Hayden Prater
in St. Joe
—For sale—Lakeside organ, as
good as new. Inquire at Trib
Hayden Prater and wife of St.
Joe spent Christmas in this city.
M. Kiley of Dawson was a busi
ness visitor here Wednesday.
John Martin returned to Coun
cil Bluffs Sunday afternoon.
Get your potatoes at Heck’s
feed store, 75c per bushel.
Col. Marion was a business vis*
itor in Omaha this week,
i —Order vour coal of C. A.Heck.
Guy P. Greenwald is a new sub
scriber this week.
Ethel Walbridge is visiting rei*
atives in St. Joe.
Guy Crook spent a part of the
week at Albany, Mo.
Fred Graham spent Christmas
with his parents in this city.
Mrs. E. F. Sharts was in Lin
coln this week visiting her brother
Anna Mason is enjoying a va
cation Irotn her school duties.
The order ol Eastern Star will
have initiation Tuesday night.
II I». Kelley of Salem was a
business visitor here Saturday.
Ethel Hershey came down from
Humboldt to spend Christmas.
John Mason came down from
Lincoln and is visiting his mother.
Guy Wahl came up from At
chison to spend the holiday vaca
Jim Pickett and wife are re
joicing over the arrival of a baby
Miss Flora Shuck visited Miss
Sadie Daeschner of Preston last
George Harral of Humboldt
was a business visitor here Sat
1). W. Sowles and wife spent
Christmas with their son Hal in
Tom Radinsky spent Sunday
with his sister, Mrs. James
Herman Koehler sends us a
Christmas greeting from Alaba
ma this week.
Mrs. Augusta CrotTord of route
1 came in Saturday and renewed
J. P. King of Shubert renewed
his faith in this great weekly
during the week.
George Slocum and wife of
Stella spent Christmas with J. L.
Slocum and family.
Miss Elizabeth Miller came
down from Lincoln to spend
Christmas at home.
Esburn Wheeler and wife were
the guests of Harry Jenne and
wife over Christmas.
Henry Kuper of Humboldt re
membered The Tribune on sub
scription this week.
Miss Olive Jones of Lincoln is
in the city visiting her parents,
John Jones and wife.
Prof. J. Carl Leister returned
yesterday from a visit with friends
in Minneapol's, Minn.
On Tuesday afternoon Luceil
Mettz entertained a number of
girl friends at her home.
Elmer Schneider of Raymond,
Neb , visited old time friends in
this city over Christmas.
Elder E. L- Yoder and family
were the guests of relatives at
Morrill, Ivans., Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. Saylor of Morrill
were in the city yesterday visiting
at the home of J. Spragins.
Mrs. B- F. Foster was called to
Indianapolis, Ind., the first of
the week by the serious illness of
her daughter, Mrs.Thos- Snyder.
Mrs. L. W. Crowford and
daughter of Forest City, Mo., re
turned home Sunday after a few
days spent at the home of Mrs.
Tne ladies of the L. B. T. Club
closed the old year with a meet
ing with Mrs. Wylie. A very
pleasant afternoon was enjoyed
and fine refreshments were served.
C. A. Major, representing the
Council Bluffs Remedy Company,
manufacturers and compounders
of stock remedy, left today for
Council Bluffs to attend
the annual convention of sales
agents during the convention.
The anatomy of the hog will be
thoroughly and carefully studied
and Mr. Major will return to us
with many valuable pointers for
the stock raiser.
German Evangelical Ghurch
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
10:45 a. m. Sermon.
7 p. m. Young People Alliances
7:30 p. m. Sermon.
Prayer meeting Wednesday 7:30
Friday choir practice 8 p. m.
Petek Schumann, Pastor.
Police Kept Busy.
Shortly after dinner Tuesday a
man entered Kob’t l'ruesse’s shoe
Ishop and while talking to Mr.
I Preusse, who was engaged on a
raised platform, picked up a pair
of shoes from oil the counter and
pusting them under his coat left
the shop. Mr. Preusse suspi
cioned him and followed him to
Leeds’ saloon, where he was try
ing to dispose of the stolen goods.
The shoes were returned to Mr.
Preusse and the thief given in
custody of Chief of Police Mart/,.
Prof. Carrington Resigns
Prof. George Carrington, coun
ty superintendent of public in
structions of Nemaha county, has
tendered his resignation to take
effect January 1 and will move to
Lincoln. It is understood that
Prof. Evans of the Antioch
schools of that city is to fill the
Mr. Carrington has many
friends in this city who wish him
success in his new field.
The Boher Bros, have the third
story of the National enclosed and
have turned it over to the plas
terers. With this addition the
National presents a very neat ap
pearance. The weather has been
remarkably nice for the past few
weeks and the carpenters have
lost no time and have pushed the
work through. It will be only a
short time until it will be com
At the last meeting of the(J.
A. R. it was decided to install the
new otlicers elect on Thursday
evening, Jan. 7 at their hall on
Lane St. The office of the W.
R. C, will be installed at the same
time. This installation will be
An oyster supper will be ser
ved by the ladies and all old sol
diers are cordially invited.
A Faithful One
On Saturday, .1. R. Cain came
to this office and renewed sub
scriptions for Nellie Cain of
this city and Harry Cain of Lin
coln. lie also subscribed for
the Tribune for his daughters,
Mrs. Mary McCoy of Hiawatha;
and Mrs. Sue A. Julian of Long
Beach, Cali., and his son J.
Ingram Cain of Choteau, Mont.
On Tuesday of this week a deal
was made whereby a Mr- Fugate
of Cambridge, Neb., became the
owner of the Vaught Pool and
Billiard Hall. We have not
learned what Mr. Vaught’s in
tentions are for the future.
Mrs. C. II. Marion and daugh
ter Audra were guests of rela
tives at Morrill, Kans., during
Everett Peckinpaugh of Otta
wa, Kans., spent Sunday in this
city the guest of Miss Florence
Earl Cline, who is principal of
the Sidney schools, spent a few
days with friends in this city.
Miss Florence Wylie was a
caller at this office Monday and
renewed her subscription.
Oscar Rhodes, who is teaching
at Diller, is enjoying his Christ
mas vacation at home.
Isaac Rhodes on route 1, came
in Monday and renewed his faith
in this weekly visitor.
W. C. McDertnend has our
thanks for cash on subscription
during the week.
Cass Mooreof Ainsworth,Neb.,
was in the city on business dur
ing the week.
Frank Messier and wife of
Fairbury are visiting relatives in
George and John Hall of Ver
don were business visitors here
Mrs. J. C. Leister spent Christ
mas in Salem with Mrs. Belle
i We received a postal yesterday
from Ralph Jenne at Washington,
Myrtle Bowers went to Verdon
this week to visit relatives.
O. R. Ross was down from
At a special meeting of the
city council Tuesday eveningthe
council ordered an auto sparker
for the motor pump at the water
works plant. They also adver
tised for bids to install com
plete and put in successful
operation in the city’s water
and light plant the following
items of machinery:
One new 200 to 210 horse
power water tube or internally
bred double-drum boiler
One new IS00 horse power)
open feed water heater equal
to Cochrane make.
All steam piping necessary
to install this pump and boiler
complete and connect it with
the present system.
Kicked By a Horse
The little six year old son ot
Gotleb Wechter, living six miles
east of this city, was kicked by a
horse Christmas eve. The little
fellow was playing when the
horse turned and kicked him in
the head. He was immediately
taken to Dr. Kellar’s office where
the wound was dressed, and it
was found necessary to take sev
eral stitches. At this writing he
Broke His Leg
Jesse Harris of McCandlass
switch drove to this city yester
day. As he was going down
Main street his horse became
frightened and ran away throw
ing him out and broke his leg.
The accident happened just as
we were going to press and we
did not learn all the particulars
of the accident.
Judge Kapur held a short ad
journed session of the district
court on Monday. Aside from a
few minor orders on motions not! -
ing was done. The sale of the
Schaihle eighty to Andy Bergner
was confirmed. It is believed that
the next jury session will be called
for the latter part of January.
Will Make Extended Stay
\V. C. McDermend and wife
leave this week forToukawa, Okl.,
to spend some time with their
children. From there they go to
San Antonia, Texas, for a yisit.
They will be absent until June.
Before returning they will visit
Mexico City, Old Mexico.
On Tuesday night while Mr
and Mrs. Will Casey were absent
from home, some one entered the
house between nine and ten by
cutting the screen door- They
took with them several pieces of
jewelry, a 32 revolver and about
$100 in money. At this writing
no arrests have been made.
Sweet Smelling Herbs.
The nice old custom of putting lav
ender and other scented herbs in linen
presses and ether places containing
clothing Is not bo much practiced now
ns It was a generation ago, orris-root,
satchet powder and other things be
ing used Instead. Have you any con
ception of how old the custom Is?
Turn to the twenty-seventh chapter
of Genesis, In the Hlble, and you will
read that Jacob, when old and blind,
“smelled the smell" of Jacob’s rai
ment, which he compared to the “smell
of a field which the I<ord hath
blessed." It Is evident that Rebecca
had put sweet-smelling herbs where
her favorite son's clothing was kept
A Boat in a Knapsack.
A Servian named Merehep has de
vised what he terms "a boat In a
knapsack" for army purposes. The
boat Is composed .of linen rendered
impermeable by a coating of rubber:
It. Is provided with oars, which fold
Into each other to the size of an or
dinary walking slick, and a cork seat,
which also serves to keep It taut
when open. The model can accommo
date one person only, but larger ones
may be made on the same plan for
the conveyance of troops and bag
gage when crossing rivers. Merchep's
Invention Iihh been tried on the Seine
by naval experts, who speak of It in
Looking Into the Future.
A minister of a church in Edinburgh,
Scotland, recently surprised the con
gregation at a Sunday evening ser
vice by banding in his resignation,
lie was only CO years old and was In
good health and vigor. The following
Sunday a committee of the members
waited upon him and expressed their
regret at the step lie wan about to
take. They said to him: "You have
plenty of work In you yet. Why re
sign ?" "Yes,” he replied, "I know
but you bad better accept my resigna
tion now. When I am 70 you will not
be able to get rid of me.”
The Eternal Feminine.
“I'll tell you how I'm saving money
bo that I can entertain friends at din
ner, Marie," said a Stenographer to
her chum as they soar* I upward In an
office elevator. “Whenever I am in
vited to dine out and do not hav.e to
pay for my own dinner, 1 put the
1 amount I save In my little Iron bank.
However,” she continued, with the par
ticularly pleasant, purr that sometimes
! precedes a scratch, “that plan won’t
do you any good, will it, dear, for you
are never Invited out, are you?"
Cleveland & Son Sell Out
During the week Cleveland *v
I Son sold their department store
in this city to R. A. Dittmar of
I New Jersey. They began in
voicing ami Mr. Dittmar took
charge at once. The new mana
ger is a stranger in this city but
we speak for him success, and
are glad to welcome him in our
Extra good well seasoned seven
foot hedge posts for sale.
4h-2t C. F. Reavis.
Simple Remedy for LaCrippe
Hacking lagrippe coughs that may
develop into pneumonia over night are
quickly cured by Foley’s Honey and
Tar. The sore and iutlamed lungs are
healed and strengthened, and a dan
gerous condition is quickly averted
Take only Foley’s Honey and Tar in
yellow package. Kerr’s Pharmacy.
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