The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191?, August 27, 1909, Image 1
The Falls City Tribune Vol. VI FALLS CITY, NEBRASKA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1909. Number 34 THE WEEK’S SOCIAL EVENTS AS TWAS TOLD TO OUR SO CIETY EDITOR V Various Kinds of Entertainment by Individuals, Lodges, Clubs, Churches. Etc. The Stinnyslope Kensington met on Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Bahr. Quite a crowd . was present and a pleasant time was had. Miss Pearl favored them with a recitation and Mollio Stewart with a guessing game, which was very inter esting. Wednesday evening, Sept. 1, the ladies will entertain their hus bands at the home of Chris Wamsley. Mrs. II. C. Barton and Miss Jose phine Graves are entertaining for the Friends in Council this (Thurs day) afternoon. Mrs. Abysilla Powell, who is visit ing her sons, John and James, who given a post card shower Tuesday, August 21th, that being her seventy eighth anniversary. Seventy-five rel atives "and friends sent her cards. The Willing Workers of the Chris tian church gave one of their popular teas at the home of Mrs. Peter Ros terer Thursday evening. Mrs. Joseph Lord entertained a few friends from this city at her country home south of Salem Wed nesday, and a day of feasting was in order. Only those who have par taken of Mrs. Lord’s dinners can ap preciate them and on this occasion the fortunate ones were Mrs. J. S. Lord, Mrs. Houston, Mrs. Wanner, and Miss Mary Gillispie. Mrs. Peter Kaiser was hostess to a number of friends on Wednesday afternoon, complimentary to her dau ghter, Mrs. Harnack of Hiawatha. The ladies met for a good visit and at five o'clock an elegant four course dinner was served,consisting of all seasonable delicies. Mrs. Kaiser is a clever hostess and every pleas ure and comfort was arranged for her guests. Those from out of town who were present were Mrs. Harnack of Hiawatha, Mrs. Notacker of St. Louis and Mrs. Sedelmeyer of Kansas City. James Coupe and sister, Miss Nel lie, entertained a large party of friends Tuesday evening at their home south of the Nemaha in honor of Miss Ina Keller of Chicago, who is visiting at the Couiie home. Milliards, cards and dancing furnish ed amusement for all and at twelve o’clock a lovely supper was served. The guests were conveyed to the Coupe home in automobiles and hacks and the wee small hours could be counted before they returned to town. The out of town guests were Miss Keller of Chicago, Miss Smith of Topeka, Miss Eversole of Elk Creek and Miss Coupe of Effingham, Kas. Mrs. H. C. Barton and Miss Jos ephine Graves entertained thirty five guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Morgan Wednesday from two until five o’clock. The enter tainment was in the form of a ken sington, though needle work played a very unimportant part in the af ternoon pleasures. An interesting and pleasing guessing game filled in most of the time. A few measures from fifteen mucical numbers were played by Mrs. S. L. Davies and the guests were to guess the cor rect name of the selection. Mrs. J. R. Pickett won the prize, a hand paiuted cup and saucer, for guessing the most correctly. Lovely refresh ments were served in two courses by the hostesses, assisted by Mrs. Mor gan. Mrs. A. Keller entertained a doz en ladies last Friday afternoon com plimentary to Mrs. Notacker of St. Louis and Mrs. Wm. Harnack of Hiawatha. The afternoon was one of J special pleasure,, spent in visiting and friendly conversation. At five. o'clock the guests were invited toj the dining room where an elegant four course dinner was served. The pleasure continued until late in the evening, when the guests departed for their several homes feeling un der many obligations to Mrs. Kel ler for her generous hospitality. Mrs. Wm. Faller gave a dinner par ty Monday evening complementary to her sister, Mrs. Notacker of St. Louis and Mrs. Harnack of Hiawatha. During the afternoon the guests ar rived and the time passed with a splendid visit among old friends. At six o’clock dinner was announced and a bountiful repast was faultless ly served. The guests remained un til a late hour, loth to adjourn so pleasant a gathering. M. .1. Schaible was given a jolly surprise by the families of his broth ers and sisters last Monday to re mind him of his fifty-third birthday anniversary. Twenty-eight guests were present and after several hours devoted to varied pleasures, a fine supper was served. A beautiful leather rocker was presented to Mr. Schaible by the relatives, who wish ed him many more happy anniver saries. In response to in vita dons issued by Misses Florence and Elta Iloose a large party of friends met with them at their home on South Fulton S(. Tuesday afternoon to enjoy a lcen sington. During the afternoon sev eral interesting readings and enjoy able musical numbers were given for the pleasure of the guests. Dainty and tempting refreshments in two courses were served by l lie hostesses at six o’clock. They are most hos pitable young ladies and the after noon was very pleasing to their friends. Miss Jerometta Kelly entertained a number of her little friends at the home of Rev. H. Bex Wednesday af ternoon. Games were played on the lawn and the little folks thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon. Delightful refreshments were served by Miss Hattie Eiting. Misses Maude and May Maddox gave a kerfsington last Friday after noon for their friend, Miss Bobbitt of Tecumseh. Twenty-five guests were present and spent the afternoon with music, games and dainty fancy work. At half-past-five dainty re freshments were served. Mrs. Will Uhlig entertained compli mentary to her sister, Miss Florence Wylie, last Saturday afternoon. The surprise of the afternoon was for Miss Wylie, when she was asked to open an umberella in which many pairs of hose had been fastened. They were all colors and kinds.and about eighteen pairs in all. Social conversation and cards were enjoyed upon the lawn. Dainty refreshments were served at five o’clock. This was the last of a very pleasant ser ies given for Miss Wylie before her marriage. Misses Helen and Constance Ly ford entertained a few friends on Friday afternoon for their friend,Miss Edith Robbins of Lincoln. Interest ing games were played, most of which were enojyed upon the lawn. At six o'clock the young ladies were invited into the dining room, where an elaborate dinner was served, pre sided over by Mrs. Lyford. After the dinner hour games and music were again enjoyed and as a whole, the occasion was an exceedingly pleasant one. Miss Edna Crook gave a final din ner to a few of her intimate friends Tuesday evening. When all asscm bled she told them of the arrange ments for her wedding which was to take place quietly on Wednesday. The bridal gown was brought out and each guest was asked to put in a few stitches; accordingly the row of French knots bordering the bod ice was made by her friends. Din ner was served at six o’clock and a merrier party never partook of a meal. The company Included only ladies. Those present were ‘Misses Gertrude and Grace Lyford, Mildred Holland, Frances Ramsey and Mrs. j W. H. Crook. Miss Ruth Wilson entertained the members of her club Monday even ing for Miss Edith Robbins of Lin-, coin. Som’r set and other games made up the amusements of the J evening, and music was contributed by several of the young ladies. Mrs. Wilson served dainty refreshments. _ Mrs. Sandusky entertained at din ner Tuesday evening, for Mrs. Me-j Lean and her sons of Denver, who ' are guests of Mrs. McLean's sister, Mrs. George Jennings. Resigned as Janitor. W. L. Hendricks has resigned ns janitor of the Harlan schools and Ir win Yoder will be appointed to take his place . THE HURST-CROOK NUPTIALS A PRETTY HOME WEDDING AT HIGH NOON WEDNESDAY. - » Two Popular Young Society People Joined in Wedlock Ho$ts of Friends Are Theirs. The home of Mr. and Mrs. William 11. ('rook was the scone of a very pretty home wedding at High-Noon, on Wednesday, August 25th, when their eldest daughter, Edna, became the wife of Edward K. Hurst. The marriage lines were read by Rev (’. A. Mastin of the Methodist church, the beautiful and impressive ring service being used. The bride and groom wore unattended, and the cere mony was witnessed by the immedi ate family only. The bride looked beautiful, wearing a gown of white liberty satin over white silk. The design was princess in effect and was beautifully trimmed with hand embroidered Paris net. Slit1 carried a shower boquet of white roses and wore roses In her hair. A breakfast of four courses fol lowed the ceremony, the only decora tions in the dining room a floral centerpiece of white carnations and ferns aiuL- festoons of sinllax upon the table, at which covers for twelve were placed. Miss Crook was essentially a Falls City young lady; she was born here and most of her life lias been spent in her native town. Agraduate of our High school and of the seminary in Sherman, Texas, she has cultiva ted accomplishments and talents of which she may be proud; abpve all, her sunny temperament and her friendly, lovable disposition lias en deared her to the hearts of hosts of friends. Professor Hurst came to Falls city two years ago, in the capacity of principal of the High school, a posi tion he still holds. He lias made many staunch friends during his resi dence here, and is recognized as an intelligent, industrious young man of sterling qualities. In the life upon which they are en tering so happily, they have the best wishes and congratulations of hosts of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Hurst left in the af ternoon for a short trip to Omaha, and will return in about ton days. SHOT AT. Two Young Men at Humboldt Nar rowly Escaped. Special from Humboldt. Ernest Reiser and Charlie Davis narrowly escaped being shot as they were coming into town Saturday even ing. As they were near the Gustave Do ck farm some unknown person fired several shots which struck their buggy, one shot passing through a part of the clothing worn by one of the occupants of the buggy. A “Gun Toter.” Fisherman Tanner, from over in Missouri, imbibed too freely of stim ulants last Saturday and became noisy, to which Chief Marts objected. He also displayed an ugly looking gun. which is against the laws of the chief’s domain, and he promptly walked him up to Judge Spragins, who asked him to contribute $14.80 to the .education of the school “kids.” He objected and was placed in Hotel Marts, where he remained until Tues day, when he concluded Missouri was cooler and paid his fine, hitting the dust for home, fish and mosquitoes. Machinery Here. Most of the machinery for the ce ment work which is being installed in our midst by W. II. Putnam & Sons, arrived the past week. It is being installed as fast as possible and .they now think that within tlie next thirty days they will be ready to turn out a finished product from this new industry. They are shipping in the best qual ity of sand and cement obtainable, and everything that leaves the works bears with it the guarantee of this substantial firm. At The Lakes. Mrs. James Powell and Mrs. Will Sehmelzel are with a party of young people from this city at the Missouri lakes this week. The party is com posed of Misses Lei a Powell, Helen Kanaly and Maude Davis; Messrs Blaine Yoder, Frank Kanaly, Frank Bucholz and Alvin I’orr of Hum boldt. BEAUTIFUL HOME WEDDING A POPULAR FALLS CITY YOUNG LADY WON BY KANSAN. Only a Few Relatives and Friends Present--The Young Couple to Reside in Kansas. The home of Mrs. Katherine Wylie was the scene of a beautiful home wedding Wednesday, August 2.'th, 1909, when she gave her youngest daughter, Florence Irene, in marri age to Mr. Everett Pccklnpaugh of Ottawa, Kas. Only a few relatives and friends were present at the marriage. At High Noon, Mrs. George H. Nei de played the wedding march ns the bride and groom entered the parlor, preceded by Rev. George L. Ncldc. who read the marriage service and pronounced (In1 words that made them husband and wife. The cere mony was simple and Impressive, the song being used according to the rites of the Episcopal church. The ceremony took place before an altar erected in a bay window, which was banked with terns, palms and roses and lighted with candles. Miss Wylie looked charming and dainty in a gown of sheer Paris muslin, over white silk and carried an armful of white roses. She was attended by her mother who gave her away. After the ceremony and congratula tions a splendid wedding breakfast was served in the dining room. Where covers were laid for sixteen. The table held a floral centerpiece of roses and ferns, with garlands of smilax. Heart-shaped place cards were adorned with bride’s roses. Many gifts were bestowed upon the bride by relatives and friends from a distance. Mrs. Peckinpaugli lias grow’n to womanhood in this city. She lias been a favorite among her friends, whom she numbers by the score, who regret her departure from her old home, while wishing her happiness in her new one. Mr. Peckinpaugli is interested in the shoe business in Ottawa, where lie has a home already furnished fpr his bride. He is an estimable young man in every way and has our con gratulations upon tlie prize lie lias won. Mr. and Mrs. Peckinpaugli left Wednesday afternoon for their Otta way home, the best wishes of scores uf friends going witli them. The out of town guests at the wed ding were: Mr. and Mrs. Allan D. May, Auburn, Neb.; Mrs. Crawford and daughter, Forest City, Mo.; Ed gar Peckinpaugli and sister, Ottawa, Kas. and Ben and Lulu Dilly, Hia watha, Kas. McDOWELL-BEAUCAMP. Stole Away To Tecumseh and Sur prised Friends. Friends of Warren McDowell and Miss Florence Beaucamp in tills city were surprised to learn that they had gone to Tecumseh and were mar ried, keeping it a secret since Sun day of last week. Both of the young people are well known here and have a host of friends who will con gratulate them. Birmeley. Emma Minnie Birmeley, daughter of Charles and Mary Birmeley was born at Lakin, Illinois, and died near Reserve, Kansas, August IS, 1909,age twenty-seven years and three days. Until about a year ago, Miss Emma was a strong and healthy young lady; but she began to fail in her usual good health. The parents anxious to do all they possibly could, sent her to some of their friends in the mountains in the hope of benefitting her health, but it was of no avail. When her case turned to be hopeless she longed for her folks and home. Her mother went after her in Juno and brought her home. Here again in th(' circle of her own, she calmly awaited her release. Emma had cast her lot with the people of Hod when but fourteen years old. She lived a consistent Christian life. She leaves to mourn her early death,father,mother, one brother and five sisters, and many friends that had learned to love her many noble qualities of heart and mind. Her funeral was held from the Evangelical church in Kalla City and interment was made in Steele cem etery. J. It. Nanninga RECOVERED STOLEN WATCH. Jacob Hemmerman Arrested, Brought To Falls City. ‘‘Juki'" Happen, a farm hand who works for John Lyons,two milos south of Dawson, was unfortunate and for tunate* in the same day, Friday last. He had been out In the field work ing and the family had all left the house, in attend the funeral of Jos eph McGinnis. When ho arrived at the house lu* found that someone had been then* during their absence and taken possession of a watch, valued by him at $65.00, and a good gold ring, lie phoned to Dawson imme diately and Sheriff Fenton, who hap ponod to be in town at the time pro ceeded to hunt it up for him. He found a suspicious looking follow and upon questioning him decided lie was tlie man who had the watch. lie persuaded him to tell where il was, whereupon the fellow, who gave the name of Jacob Hemmerman led him down the alley, lifted up a box, dug around in the dirt and produced the stolen property. The watch and ring were restored to the owner and the transgressor brought to Falls City, where he will hoard at the Hotel do McFarland. NEARLY A CENTURY OLD. Grandfather of Mesdames G. L. Slo cum and A. J. Baldwin of Stella. Special from Stella. Mrs. G. L. Slocum and Mrs. A. J. I laid win received the news, last week that their grandfather, George Hicks, had died at Warren, 111. Mr. Hicks was ninety years, two months and four days old. He came from Eng land sixty years ago and had lived at Warren fifty-eight years. He leaves a wife, two daughters, three sons, twenty-two grand children and twenty-seven great grand chldren. Lewis. E. t). Lewis received word last Thursday of the death of ilia niece, Miss Blanche Lewis, who died on the previous Tuesday, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. (Jharles Lewis of Hoxie, Kansas. The "par ents brought the body to this city Thursday afternoon, to the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchings. Saturday morning at ten o’clock burial services were held in Maple Grove cemetery, where the body was laycd at rest, conducted by Kev. Zeike of the Evangelical church. Blanche Lewis was only twenty-four years of age and much of the past year has been passed in suffering from that dread disease, cancer, which blighted her young life During her visits in our city with relatives she made many friends who extend their sympathy to the sorrow ing parents. Team Ran Away. One of Charlie Helneman’s teams took a short spin down the alley be hind the Gehling Theater Wednesday noon. They turned east when they reached Wahl's store and would have gone north on Stone street had it not been for a conveniently planted tele phone pole, which stopped them on the corner. The tongue was broken and the wagon turned over. One of the horses was scratched a little,but the entire damage was light. A Case of “Horseless Carriage.” Dave Reavis' horse became fright ened at some children drawing a wagon along the road, while he and his wife wore driving Monday night, and in his efforts fo get loose kick ed himself out of the harness and broke the shafts. Mr. and Mi's. Rea vis were left In their "horseless car riage” to walk hack home unhurt. Presbyterian. Regular services n< xt Sabbath morning and evening with preaching by the pastor. v At the morning service Miss Anita Wilson will sing the offertory solo. The usual anthems by the choir. You and your friends are cordially invited. R. Cooper Bailey. Will Study Music in Kansas City. Miss Edna Wentworth went to Kansas City Monday morning, where she will study music under Prof. Wallace of that city, and her many friends here predict for her a bril liant future. Fractured an Arm. Blaine Evans fell and fractured his right arm while at Syracuse last week, and will not he able to use it for a couple of weeks. POPULAR LIBRARIAN QUITS RESIGNATION TO TAKE EFFECT WITHIN A MONTH. A Most Valued Employe --To Take a Course In Library Work at Training School. Miss Lola Spencer tendered her resignation to the library board this week, the same to take effect within u month. The board will meet next Friday night, when action will be tak en upon It. MiHs Spencer expects to enter a school and take a thorough course In library training. She will be greatly missed in the library and her place will bo hard to fill, for she la very efficient. More than that, she Is agreeable, accommodating and gives universal satisfaction. DIED AT LINCOLN. Stella Citizen Died at a Lincoln Hos pital Monday. Special from Stella. Charles Mason died at Green Guides hospital in Lincoln, Monday evening, at ten o’clock. The body was brought to tils home Tuesday noon. Funeral was held from the Lutheran church, and burial at Prairie Union Wednes day. He was a man well advanced In years and bad been In poor health for a couple of years and last fall was taken to Green Gables. He leaves a wife, three sons and four daughters, besides a host of friends, to mourn his death. PRIZE FOR PENMANSHIP. A Verdon Teacher Secured First, A Falls City Teacher Second. Miss Hattie M. Lilly of Verdon,who teaches this year in Diet. 19, was awarded the first prize by Prof. Dar ner at. the Teachers’ Institute for the teacher handing in the best .specimen of penmanship. Miss Dorothy L. White of Falla Cit. was awarded the second prize Too Much “Joy Juice." Jake Mot singer, from up near Ver don. came to Kalis City witli his wlfo Saturday and when it came time to go home, no Jake was in sight. Up on investigation it was found that he had taken too much “joy juice" and had been "thrown- in.” At midnight he was still so "dead-to-the-world” that hlfl wife had to be taken to a hotel to spend the night,and-1lie au thorities took his team to a livery stable to be taken care of. He was unable to pay ills fine when Monday came but was released on bond furnished by Peter Frederick, Sr. Former Resident Dead. The W. O. W. of this city received word tills week of the death of one of their members, and a former Bap tist minister here, A. K. Myattway, at Akron, Indiana, August. PJ. He was buried at Clarinda, Iowa, August 23, 1909. The W. O. W.of this city carried a policy of $1,000 on his life. The deceased will be remembered by a great many here, who will be grieved to hear of his death. Wanted in Grand Island. The authorities from Grand Island notified Sheriff Fenton of a mail by the name of Hoyd, who was wanted there and was supposed to be in this county. The sheriff had his suspici ons and went to Stella Saturday night and .arrested a man answering the description. The sheriff came in from Grand Island Sunday, found his man and took him back to Grand Is land that night. Died at Omaha. Mrs. Frank Ray, formerly a resi dent. of this city, died at her homo ill Omaha last Sunday of typhoid fe ver. Her sisters Mrs. Clem Fire baugh and Mrs. Harvey Heaston went to Omaha Sunday afternoon. They were accompanied by their bro ther, Mike Casey of Oklahoma, who stopped off here between trains ou his way to Omaha. What’s The Answer? A Falls City paper joins a Hia watha paper in giving Falls City and its several enterprises the devil. Would tin* Hiawatha paper join the Falls City paper in giving Hia watha a few touches of the samo I import?