The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191?, June 18, 1909, Image 1

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    The Falls City Tribune
The Best Talent the Country Affords to be Heard at Falls City Chautauqua. July 24th to August 1st
Various Kinds of Entertainment by
Individuals, Lodges. Clubs.
Churches. Etc.
he Baptist ladies Kensington will
Friday afternoon at the home
of Irs. Charles Banks. All the
U" hers are requested to be pres
Mi. and Mrs. Will Holt entertained
th- K. K. club Thursday evening at
tb- .• beautiful country home west of
The ladies of the Presbyterian
h i, h will serve a tea at the home
oi ' alien Hutchens tonight (Friday.)
Vjm- ybody invited and :! splendid
a-.)' 1 time is assured.
• he ladies aid society of the Pres
i • ri&n church met with Mrs. K. C.
I .Uey Monday evening. This was
regular moiitlily business meet
>f the society and was well at
;-. M-d.
The senior class of *09 have plan
i. i ,n afternoon’s outing at the home
ot ‘ ertrude Gossett this (Thursday)
aft-’ noon. They will watch the
ecl; so and have a sort of a re
. i. > i. Refreshments will be served.
M s. James Ramsey entertained a
; ’her of her friends at her home
Thu sday, in honor of Mrs. Margaret
v ultig of Omaha, who is visiting
V - Jesse Crook An elaborate din
ne vas served at twelve o'clock A
pT ant social afternoon was spent.
r i untie Hargrave, with a couple of
a s playmates, had a genuine picnic
door on the Hargrave lawn Thurs
day afternoon. A nasserby got a
glimpse af a huge pie, baked pur
por ly to make a boy’s mouth water,
hi, 1 all kinds of fruit displayed on
tb table of grass.
FPss Maud Nation was the victim
v, a very pleasant surprise Monday
ev-: ng. Her mother and sister plan
ts i) the affair in honor of her eigh
teen i birthday and the surprise was
co .' Iete. A nice six o’clock dinner
w; - served and a number of girl
fi ■ Is were present.
c ry Jones was taken completely
b - uprise Saturday evening when a
< 1 of friends arrived at his beau
tit ii home, one mile nortli of town,
" 'out his knowledge of their com
ing The evening was a fine one and
all 1'ioroughly enjoyed themselves. At
a ‘ hour a nice lunch was served,
so .) asant an evening.
1 ing to ttie heavy rain Friday
at: iooii only a few ladies attended
tb. 1'egree of Honor kensington held
at Fie liome of Mrs. Harvey Wahl
Sh always proves lierself to be an
id- I hostess, and those who were un
a 1 to attend are losers in every
sc is of the word.
T'i-' Episcopal people held a parish
pic iio in Wilhite’s grove on Chase
,stt* t Wednesday afternoon. A t)ig
cro-.d was iif attendance and enjoyed
th- .iselves, At six o’clock a fine pic
nic dinner was served. The St. Ag
ncr guild held their last meeting of
thi -cason at the picnic and a nice
program was rendered:
Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Davies enter
tain d a company of friends at their
home Friday evening. Soin'r set was
ph. d at five tables during the even
ing. and in addition to this a fine
mm cal program furnished entertain
ment. A delightful lunch was served
by the hostess. Those present feel
ind- ted to Mr. and Mrs. Davies for
"ho members of the W. It. C. met
at x;ie home of Mrs. Catherine Hoppe
Mi... lay evening and proceeded to the
ho..,, of Mr. and Mrs. James Pierson,
to f renade the happy couple, who
wi married at Hiawatha Saturday.
Aftr:- much rice and laughter the
company was invited into the house,
wh, re the evening was spent with
music and social conversation. Ice
cream and cake were served and all
retu. ned home at a late hour, wishing
the vorthy couple a happy wedded
Private money to loan onReal Es
tate. Mortgages bought and sold.
Cal! at First National Bank. tf.
Has Had Two Meetings Since Our
Last Issue.
On Friday night the city coimell
met at tlie council rooms.
Davis moved, which carried, that
the bonds of Ike Brannum for $1,000,
with John Powell and \Y H Crook
as sureties, l»e approved.
The report of the finance commit
tee was read, approved and made a
part of the records.
Mayor Keeling appointed N. T. Von
Winkle as water-commissioner for the
ensuing year. Grace VanWinkle
was appointed as his assistant., at
$20 per month,
A permit was granted (’. A. lleck
to erect metal coal sheds on lots IS,
14 15, 10, 17, in block 102, in Falls
The bonds of N. T. VanWinkle for
$5,000, with .1. K. Slocum and K. S
Towle as sureties, were approved.
The board adjourned to meet on
Wednesday evening.
Wednesday evening \V. K. Knight
was appointed chief of the fire de
It was moved by Hahn and second
ed by Jenkins that the report of the
finance committee be published four
weeks in the Falls City News.
It was also moved that the proceed
ings of the council be published in
the city papers: The News, Journal
and Tribune, at the rate of 1c per
line, said publication to begin July
The finance committee gave an
estimate of the amount of money nec
essary for the purpose of running the
city for the fiscal year.
Council then adjourned.
The Hinshaw Grand Opera Quartette.
One of tiie most notable engage
ments for the Falls City Chautauqua
Assembly is that of the Hinshaw
Grand Opera Quartette for July 28.
The success of William Wade Hin
shaw in grand opera and oratorio is
such that might well arouse the
keenest envy in the heart of any
singer in America who has aspira
tions in these arts. But it doesn't
—there is no envy in his own being
and he arouses none in others. He
is so big mentally, physically, vocally
—of such splendid musicianship and
sings with such ease and grace that
his contemporaries gladly extend to
him the hand of good fellowship, find
ing in him that which arouses inspir
ation rather than envy.
Odd Fellows Memorial
The Humboldt Odd Fellows and
their auxiliary, the Rebekahs, met at
the Presbyterian church in Humboldt
Sunday afternoon and listened to a
memorial address by Rev. R. C. Bail
ey of tliis city. After the speech the
members of the order marched in a
body to the cemetery, where flowers
were strewn on the graves of the de
parted brothers and sisters. Appro
priate music was rendered.
After the exercises the members
returned to the hall where ice-cream
and cake were served. Some fifteen
members from the Verdon lodge were
Fiirst Degree Work.
The first degree work was put on
by Nemaha Valley lodge No. 36 I. O.
O. F. at their hall in this city Fri
day night. Auburn furnished two
candidates, who received the degree.
About fifteen Odd Fellows came from
that place on the stub. Visitors from
other towns were also here to see the
crack drill team of the state put on
the work. Falls City’s team, by spec
ial invitation, will put on this de
gree at the next session of grand
lodge, to be held in Lincoln.
Feed ’Em.
Now that there appears to be no
more danger of war with the Japs,
isn’t it about time that the city mar
shal cross the line and step over in
the First ward and see that the nice
little bunch of red pigs, within a
stone’s throw of the court house, are
properly fed? As we belong to a
society for the prevention of cruelty
to animals,we hope the aforesaid pigs
will receive the proper attention.
Will the gentleman in uniform at
tend to this? Passerby,
Convention at Barada.
A number from this place attended
the Sunday school convention held at
Iiarada Thursday. There were dele
gates present from most of the Sun
day schools in the district and the
session was an interesting one from
tilt opening until the closing num
ber The meeting proved to be very
profitable to all who attended.
James K Pierson. An Early Resi
dent. Passed Away -R D
Allen, of Salem Dies
James K. Pierson.
James K. l'ierson. after an illness
of more than eighteen months, died
at his home east of this city Sunday
evening. He suffered from a com
plication of diseases.
The deceased was born in Buchan
an county, Mo . in 1844, and moved
from there to Nebraska. After liv
ing here for a while he moved to
Litchfield, Neb., where he made Ills
home for twenty-two years, hut two
years ago returning to his farm east
of here, where lie lias lived since.
Many years ago he was married to
Miss Frances Forney and to them
was horn six children. There are
four of them now living: Joseph A.
Pierson of Omaha and George B. of
this city, and Mrs.Ida Gibson and Mrs
Ethel Heaty, both of Litchfield, who,
with their mother,are left, to mourn tlie
loss of a kind husband and father.
Mr. Pierson was a charter member
of the Christian church of this city.
IIi> was also a member of the A. <>.
U. VV. and the Masons.
Funeral services were held at the
home Wednesday, conducted by Rev.
F. E. Day, and the remains were bur
ied in the Pierson cemetery.
Theodore Mosier.
Theodore Mosier died in Lincoln,
Nebraska, Thursday, June 10. He
would have been fifty years of age
had he lived until September 1st.
For thirteen years Mr. Mosier lias
been a sufferer from epilepsy, hut at
times lie seemed quite well and would
bo able to work. For tlie past few
weeks he grew steadily worse and
a short time ago it was decided that
lie be sent to Lincoln, where lie could
receive treatment.
But, on Thursday tlie end came,
and lie was relieved of his sufferings
The remains were brought to this
city and taken to his home
He leaves a wife and five sons to
mourn his loss. The sons are Guy,
William, Nelson, M Ivin and Lester.
All are at home with the mother ex
cept Guy, the oldest one, who is at
Gordon, Neb.
Rev. ('. A. Mast-iu of the Methodist
church conducted the funeral services
at the home Saturday afternoon, and
tlie remains were laid to rest in the
Steele cemetery.
R. D. Allen.
The many friends of R.I>.Allen will
be grieved to hear of his death at
Salem Tuesday. He was an old man
and one of Richardson county's early
pioneers. He has made his home in
Salem for many years.
Mr. Allen lias been in poor health
for a long time, but bis death came
as a shock to the community in whicli
lie lived. He was an old soldier and
has been an active worker among the
(i. A. K.'s for many years past.
The deceased leaves a number of
grown children to mourn his loss.
The funeral services were conduct
ed by Rev. F. Ellsworth Day, at the
Christian church in Salem. Thursday,
and the remains laid to rest in the
cemetery at that, place.
Myrtle Wamsley.
Miss Myrtle Wamsley, the nine
teen year old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Wilson Wamsley, died at her
home just south of Barada early on
Thursday morning.
For some time she has been a suf
fer from stomach and heart trouble,
and all that could be done was done,
but she could find no relief.
The deceased is a niece of Chris.
Wamsley of this city. The funeral
will be held today.
Memorial Exercises.
Memorial day was observed by the
Ancient Order of United Workmen
and Degree of Honor here Sun
day. Both bodies turned out hi full
force, reaching to the Methodist
church, where Rev. C. A. Mastin de
livered a most interesting address.
At the close of the church services
the company went to Steele cemetery,
where the graves of their departed
brothers and sisters were decorated
with beautiful flowers.
Lady for County Superintedent.
Miss Cora B. Dill of Shubert has
announced herself as a candidate for
county superintendent on the non
partisan ticket.
Fred Brecht Elected as a Delegate to
Denver Convention
On Saturday afternoon a number of
the Highlanders met in litis city to
elect a delegate to attend the ex
ecutive castle meeting to lie hold in
Denver in September. Fred Hrecht
was elected as delegate from tills dis
W. 10. Sharp. M. I. I* . and Mr. Mc
Williams, Itis private secretary, wore
present from Lincoln. The former
gave an address on "The Condition
and Strength of the Order," after
which the meeting adjourned until
eight o'clock.
After supper a large crowd of mem
bers from tills and other places
gathered at the hall and enjoyed a
delightful evening. At a late hour
refreshments were served tit Shield's
Cafe and all went to the National to
wait for the late train.
Those from Auburn Were Mr. and
Mrs. John Maddox, Miss Hobson and
Mr William/
Insurance Meeting at Verdon.
Several hundred men from differ
ent parts of the county, attended the
animal meeting of the Farmers’ Mu
tual Insurance Company at Verdon
Monday. The company was organ
ized there twenty-two years ago. and
lias now several million dollars worth
of insurance in force. It is free
from debt and has fourteen hundred
dollars on hand. The old officers
were elected. They are: I. YV.
Harris, president; John U. Hall,
treasurer; Samuel Lichty, secretary.
The ladles of the Congregational
church served dinner for the multi
tude, and the spread was pronounced
very satisfactory indeed. About fifty
went to the meeting from here. The
time of the meeting was changed to
October—the next session will be on
the first, Tuesday in October, 1!H0.
District Court.
Judges Pemberton and Raper ar
rived in tile city and opened court on
Thursday morning.
The case of the Missouri Pacific v.
Drainage District, was decided In fa
vor of the district.
Judgment to the amount of $ 18t»
.80 was given G. M. Scheidegger of
Mrs. Millie YV. Frank v. Howe, et
al, to quiet title; judgment was ren
dered in favor of the plaintiff.
This (Thursday) afternoon the
Doerner divorce case will be tried.
Also an application to re-open tin
Barnes v. Miner case.
Unveils Monument At Nelson.
While Rev. F. Ellsworth Day was
pastor of the Christian church at
Nelson, Neb., he did much to assist
the people there in raising $1,500 to
erect, a monument in memory of the
departed soldiers. The money lias
been raised and the monument erect
ed. On Monday Rev. Day went to
that place to deliver the address and
assist in many ways with the unveil
ing services. He returned home on
Will Make Improvements.
Phil Hermes lias purchased the
brick building where he lias his teed
and poultry business and also the
residence property just west of it. He
will make many improvements on
the house and will move his family
there. Phil says life is too short
to walk a mile for every meal he
eats, and that is what he has been
doing for many years, having lived
at the south end of Stone street.
Receives Announcement.
Mr. and Mrs. ,T. R. Wilhite this
week received an announcement of
the marriage of Clyde Whetmore, a
former Falls City hoy, who now lives
at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Miss Flora
Dyke of Waterloo. Iowa. The groom
was a cousin of the late Orville
Schoenbeit and lias numerous friends
at this place.
Will Receive Treatment
Miss May Jackson of Salem was
brought before the insanity board
tiiis week and examined, It was found
she suffered greatly from epilepsy
arid it was deemed advisable to send
her to Lincoln for treatment.
Seriously Injured.
The little six year old son of Mrs.
Ed Curtis, living north of Stella met
with a painful accident Friday. He
was watching men working a hay
loader and caught hold of a rapidly
moving rope, which burned tiie flesh
and tore it from his hand. The bones
were laid bare In places.
What Your Friends and Their
Friends Have Been Doing
the Past Week
The Missouri river at Kulo Is very
high and Is still rising.
John Wilts** made a business trip
to Central City Thursday.
Jerry Kamily and Norm Musseliunn
leave today for Nowata, Ok.
The paperhangers have been busy
at the court house this week.
Dr, J. f, Yutzy has had Ills den
tal offices newly papered and painted.
K. 10. Auxler of Dawson was a
business visitor to this city Monday.
Mrs. T I., Davies spent a part of
this week in Auburn, visiting friends.
Cin s. Atwood was down from Hum
boldt, Wednesday, looking after busi
Miss Gladys Holland is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Kay Del’utran, in Lin
lien 1*11 ley of Hiawatha spent Sun
day in (liis city, the guest of lien Po.
Basil Hoyle of Si. Louis is in (lie
city visiting Ids mother, Mrs. .1. 0,
W. It. Davis of Itulo wits a visitor
ai this place tile latter part of the
Miss Ethel Parchen is recovering
from a severe attack of tonsilltls
tills week.
Misses Helen, Constance and Flor
ence Lyford are visiting with friends
in Lincoln.
John Conover of Verdon spent Sat
urday and Sunday with Bryan Morris
in tills <dty.
Rev. and Mrs. F. E. Day are the
parents of a baby girl, born Thurs
day morning.
Miss Rue tiates went to Hiawatha
today to visit her sister, Mrs. Park
Ingalls, and family.
Joe Forney came ip from the west
ern part of the Htat.e and attended
the Pierson funeral Wednesday,
Reavis (list starts next Thursday
for Arizona to spend the summer
with iiis uncle, John Dorrington.
Carl Boutman and wife went to
Sun Springs Sunday in their auto.
Mrs. John Brockman of Humboldt
is spending a few days in the city
witli Judge and Mrs. J. R. Wilhite.
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory came down
from Nebraska City and are the
guests of Stephen Prior and family.
Amos Frank of Verdon spent a
few days in this city this week and
attended church at. the auditorium.
Ben Pierson of Mound City, Mo,,
attended the funeral of his brother,
Poke Pearson, in this city Wednes
Rev. Ratcliff, pastor of the Chris
tian church at Verdon, attended the
meetings at the auditorium Tuesday
Mrs. Sinitli ol Omaha arrived in
this city Wednesday for a visit with
her sister, Mrs. Shields, at the variety
Mrs. Kli/.aheth Boyd of St. I.ouis
arrived here Thursday evening for
a visit with her sister, Mrs. C. M,
Mrs. Kate Teel and son and grand
son of Baraboo, Wisconsin, are vis
iting tin' former's brother, <’. M Far
rington, and wife.
Merril Cowman and Bruce Borland
of Humboldt spent Wednesday in the
city. They were pleasant callers at
The Tribune office.
V. (4. Lyford returned Thursday
from Lincoln, where he spent sev
eral days and attended the com
mencement exercises.
C. P. Fordyce of Lincoln spent a
few days in this city this week at
the home of Wess Maddox. He re
turned to Lincoln Wednesday.
Sheriff Fenton returned Wednes
day night, from a visit with his par
ents at Dawson. Jlis mother, who
has been in very poor health is im
Mrs. T. J. Gist left Wednesday for
a visit with friends in Lincoln She
will also visit at the home of Mrs.
Hungate in Weeping Water before
returning home.
The ladies of the Christian church
will give a fifteen-ccnt tea at the
home of Mrs. Poor, Thursday even
ing, June 24, from five until eight
o’clock. All are invited.
Held Installation.
The Masons met in regular session
Monday night and installed officers
for tlie year. K. G. Whitford was
elected W. 1’.; S. Bayne, senior war
: den and Ike Brannum, junior warden.
! They will meet again June 2S.
Married In and Near Falls City
This Week.
■ Friday evening, June 11, Karl Swan
and Gertrude Shollonberger slipped
duletly away from their neighbors and
! friends and went to the Methodist
' parsonage in Stella, where Rev. Gould
pronounced the words which united
the hearts and lives of this young
The bride is the daughter of Mrs.
Anna Shallenberger and will he miss
ed greatly by her many friends In
The groom Is the youngest son of
Mr. and Mis. 1.. At. Swan, and Is
now cashier of the. II. <.<- M. at Sar
gent, Neb.,
The happy couple left on the night
train for their future home at Sar
gent, and take with them the best
wishes of the entire community.
Married at Hiawatha.
Mrs. Hose Houston of this city and
.James Pierson of Griswold, Iowa, ski
prised their friends by driving to
11 It wntha, Saturday, and getting mar
ried The Metliodlst minister at that
place performed the ceremony. They
returned to the bride's home in thin
city late that evening.
Mrs. Pierson is well known to ail
Palls t’lly people, having lived here
for many years.
The groom comes ill a stranger to
us. He bus, for some time, been
employed ns an electrical engineer
at Griswold.
The happy couple leave this week
for his home to spend a few weeks
with relatives. They have not de
i Ided where they will make their
future home.
At Gagnon's Office.
K. Aliert. Jaderqulst and Miss Eli
zabeth Jaderborg, both of ltosedale,
Kas., were married at the county
Judge's office by Judge Gagnon this
A marriage license was issued to
Alvin Gingerich and Matilda Kiossrier
of Humboldt.
Bail Boys to Sun Springs.
The local fans "picked up" a team
and went over to Sun Springs Sun.
dav, where they met Sabetha. Thu
game was a dandy and resulted In a.
score of 1 to 0, our hoys making the
score. Tom Poteet did the "hack
stop" act, while Uuy, of Auburn's
team, did the "pillin' over the plate ”
Fatally III.
It. S. Malony of Humboldt, who is
well known to most of our people, in
fatally ill, suffering from Plight's dis
ease. He was taken to Lincoln to a
hospital Thursday. His many friends
hope that he may recover.
Dawson Will Celebrate.
Dawson w'ill celebrate on July 3d.
A big parade ut 10:30; prominent
speakers, botli morning and evening;
bund concerts; and a big display of
fire works at night.
Every one come;
See big hills! !
For concessions see or write E. R.
Convent School Closes.
Tuesday evening tie* pupils of the
convent rendered an exceptionally
good program at their assembly room.
This closed their school year. A.
large crowd attended and the entire
program was good, especially tho
musical numbers. This has been a
very successful years work at that
Body of a Man Found.
When tlie section men of Langdon,
Mo., were going to work Wednesday
morning they found the body of a
man, mangled and crushed, lying on
the It. & M. track, a short distance
from town. The men placed the
body in a box and took it to Lang
don, where an inquest was held. At
this writing they have not learned
who he was.
Sealed bids for the erection of the
superstructure of a new Catholic
church at Falls City, Neb., will be re
1 ceived by the building committee of
i the Catholic church up to
at eight o'clock p. m.
Plans and specifications may be
seen at the hardware store of Wirth
&. Winterbottom, and at the Cathciic
The building committee reserves
l the right to reject any or all bids.
See Catholic Church committee.