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A Christmas Gift
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that is hoth useful ami ornamental, can easily
he selected lrom our
stock of Fancy China,
Cut Ci lass, Lamps or
We carry the largest
stock in the county and
are better prepared than
ever before to supply
your wants, and at prices
that suit all purses. We
would be pleased to show
vou the stock. Don’t
forget the Cut Glass and
I land 1 ’ainted 1 late Samples. Special prices ai
Chas. li. Wilson's
Ail the Time
Old Mexico and
Southern and Cuban Resorts
Cold, biting winds, snow, sleet and zero weather are unknown.
You can purchase winter tourist tickets, with long limit, at low
cost, and escape all the discomforts of a northern winter.
Better w'rite or talk to me about traius and fares.
nE. G. WHITFORD, Ticket A*enl. Fall* Cily. Neb.
L. M. WAKELEY, C. P. A., Omaha, Neb.
P. S. There will also be some special round trip rates to
Denver, January 8, 9 andIO, for the Western Stock Show
WE ARE NOW PREPARED
To quote you tlie best possi
ble prices and show you the
bi^est and best line of mon
uments in Southeastern Ne
is Our Success
It is our constant aim. Our
reputation for QUALITY in
sures your fretting the best.
Don’t depend altogether upon
what you are told, but make
Established 1881. F. A. R. A. NEITZEL, Mjrs.
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MANY A FRECIDENT
RECORD OF PLAGIARISMS IS
Kitchener's Recent Use of Lord Cur
zon's Speech Recalls a Few His
toric Instances of Oratory
That Was Not Original.
They are telling a tale on laird
Kitchener of how his siiecch, when
he hade farewell to India, wan prac
tically a repetition of the address of
laird Curzon on a similar occasion,
two or three years ago. and what
would add to the embarrassment of
the circumstance is the notorious fact
of the bad understanding between the
two when they divided authority as
rulers of the most populous and pos
sibly the most extensive of all the
Something like it occurred in our
country the first half of the last cen
tury. John White, a member from
Kentucky, was the speaker of the
Twenty-seventh congress. lie was
from the mountain section of the
state, proud and sensitive, and got to
be speaker because he was the fol
lower and protege of Henry (’lay.
It was a very stormy congress,
owing to the quarrels between the
president and the two houses, and t he
speaker was a very busy man the dos
ing hours ol the last session. When
h<- returned I hanks for the accus
tomed resolutions commendatory of
his official conduct, it was a beautiful
speech he made, but it subsequently
developed that It was verbatim the ad
cress Aaron Burr had delivered in the
senate in 1S05 upon retiring from the
vice presidency, and the most stately,
as well as the most beautiful address
an American presiding officer ever de
livered himself of.
v> lino explained mat a menu pre
pared" his address, and that he was
totally ignorant of Its origin. Never
theless, he took Ills own life not long
afterward. It is pretty safe to con
clude that Kitchener, the grim sol
dier, is of more callous fiber.
When it was found out that John J.
Ingalls' eulogy of Representative
Rams of Missouri was taken from the
funeral oration pronounced by Mas
sillon on that son of France wtio was
the Telemachus of Fenelon's immor
tal work, the brilliant senator from
Kansas said not a word, but only
shrugged Ids shoulders and twinkled
It affords food for speculation if
Fenelon's pupil had survived to suc
ceed lands XIV. on the throne of
France, and had reigned a score of
years. It is safe to say the crown
would have reformed the administra
tion, and its wearer been the king of
his people as well as of his nobles.
Had that occurred there would have
been no revolution, no terror, no em
pire, Mirabean, Danton and Robespier
re would not have been prominent.
Neither would Napoleon Honaparte.
Hut God doesn't make such folks as
they without, providing them with a
job. Hence he took the French Tele
machus to himself.
Indians Not Decreasing.
Tlie popular idea that the American
Indians are decreasing in number is
dissipated by official figures showing
that to-day there arc more than 300,
000 red men in tlie United States.
The increase in population of about
40,000 during the last two decades is
attributed to the government’s con
stant effort to uplift the Indian to the
level of contemporary civilization.
To encourage the industry of tlie
Indian tlie government lias found
feasible the plan to cut down the num
ber of approved leases on Indian al
lotments, and thousands of Indians
have become competent to conduct
their own affairs free from govern
mental control. During the present
year the leases approved numbered
about 3,000 less than during 1908.
During 1908 about 1,000 Indians were
given the privilege of handling their
own allotments, although the legal
title was retained by the government.
A New Electric Clock.
An interesting electric clock, run
by a single dry cell and quite inde
pendent of external connection, lias
just been put on the market in Eng
land. A heavy balance wheel is kept
in motion by an electric magnet,
mounted diametrically across it. As
the balance wheel swings against
ihe action of the coiled spring, a stud
on the axle makes contact with a
light spring, this completelng the elec
tric circuit and energizing the mag
net, which acts for a moment upon
the balance wheel. This impulse is
given once every four seconds. It is
said, that a dry cell will run the clock
for 1.000 consecutive hours. The
movement is noiseless, and tlie clock
may be placed in any position without
interfering with its running.—Youth’s
Her Pleasant Occupation.
Attorney 1\ .1. Brady is the father
of a daughter named Bertha, aged
four who is as surely the boss of all
sue surveys as ever the Emperor
Charles V., in whose possessions the
sun never set. She is a demure young
miss, but she doesn't miss any of the
tun that's lying about loose.
The other morning her father came
upon her as she was carefully altering
the shape of his new four-dollar derby
with a garden mallet—one of those
> roquet things.
"Goodness, child!" he exclaimed,
"nhat are you doing?"
"Oh," she replied, giving the hat an
extra dent, "nothing particular lust
keeping out of mischief "
DOG A CENTER OF MYSTERY
Peculiar Actions of Collie Have
Proved Puzzle to Residents of
New Jersey Town.
A large dog—a collie- has spent the
most of its time before the Sussex Na
tional bank. The dog stands all day
long, unless disturbed, looking into
. onct , a though it i xpected its hist
master to Came and claim It. Hut the
master never comes.
The dog wears a tag with a number j
and the initials “N. Y. 8. P. C. A.,” but
the New York society is unable to
give the name of the1 master or tell
anything about any dog of that de-i
Uesidcnts of this locality have been .
attracted to the dog, which is friendly
f nougli, though never cordial.and some
of them have tried to adopt it, but i
failure has met every effort of that
kind. Archibald Hough took the dog
f.home, in the suburbs. The dog
was tied up over night, but the next
day the collie was down In the village
again at the old post.
Kx-Assemblyman Levi II. Howell
sent the dog out to his farm, two
*ui!i s front Newton. They chained the
collie to a pump that night. Next day
tin dog was before the bank, chain
and pump handle and all.
Pats and other dogs may come and
go freely and never receive so mticn
as the raising of an ear from the
stranger. The police do not want to
dispose of the dog, and the dog war
den won't touch it, so it is becoming
th<' problem of the town.
The superstitious say it is a strange
dog, ami that there are many things
which are apparent, but not real.—
Newton Dispatch to New York Times.
O! all I lie classes of homespun prob
ably the most famous is the Harris
tweed, made on the island of Harris,
in tlie Outer Hebrides, off the west
const of Scotland, but some of the
tweeds known as "Harris" are made
on the isle of Lewis and also in the
North Cist. All of these tweeds are
legitimately designated as Harris
tweeds, as they are made by almost
Identical methods, and it is'practical
ly impossible even lor an expert to
differentiate between tweeds made on
these islands. These homespuns are
heavy of weight and the natives being
proficient in the use of dyes the cloth
Is uniformly of various soft colors,
such as browns, greens, drabs or rich
and harmonious blendings of these
colors. It is a curious fact that very
lew ol these islanders possess the se
cret of dyeing black, and gray is like
wise an uncommon color in a real Har
ris tweed. These 'tweeds have gener
ally, but not invariably, a question
ably pleasant odor, with which any
| one who has ever worn a Harris
tweed will be instantly familiar, and
which to it considerable extent conies
from the petit smoke, or "peat reek,"
as it is called, peat being the fuel uni
versally burned on these Islands. The
dyes also contribute to the odor as
well, particularly a lichen called . rot
tic, which is very red o', it. The pres
ence of this o,lor h- ■ way of telling
a genuine IL iris horn the machine-1
intuit s .1: , itute.
A wealthy lain:. , I:i New York
whippt il a balky horse anil w hile en
gaged in this rather violent effort he
fell over dead. We would not say
that this result was in the nature of a
retribution for a foolish and cruel act.
It is possible that the exertion so af
fected the action of the heart that
death was the consequence.
Hut I he incident should call atten
tion to the fact that (he whipping of
a balky horse is a risk that no man
of sense should accept. For if a man
is not killed by the exertion it hurts
him otherwise, as till mean acts do,
and whipping a balky horse is gen
erally that sort of an act.
Violence is not the specific for a
balky horse and it will seldom do the
horse any good, while it will always
do the driver harm. The driver catch
es the distemper from the horse and
balky men are worse than balky
horses. As a general thing the men
w’ho are cruel to their horses are
cruel to their wives and children,
lfoth treatments arise out of the same
spirit.—Ohio State Journal.
Instructions to the Neighbors.
So many women have called at the
home of I.ysander John Appleton to
see Daysey Mayme's wedding lingerie
(the society name for underclothes)
that the time of the family is entirely
taken tip with visitors when more im
portant matters demand their atten
tion. For this reason, Mrs. Appleton
desires to announce that the lingerie
will hereafter he on exhibition Thurs
day only from two to six p. m.
As the undertaker says at a funeral,
friends will please walk through the
front parlor to the back parlor, to
tajie a last look, and out through the
conservatory to avoid confusion.
(Note: Conservatory is put in to
sound good. The Appletona haven’t a
conservatory, unless one palm, two
ferns and a small geranium can be
called one.)—Atchison Globe.
Settling the Preliminaries.
“Oh, Jennie,’’ said the other girl, “I
had such a queer dream about you
“Don’t say another word if it was
the unlucky kind.’’ Jennie interrupted.
"It wasn't. 1 dreamt I saw you go
ing up the great white way to the
"Wait. How was I dressed?”
"All in shining white.”
And did i have on my white pic
I am trying to make a
They tell me he is strictly up-to
date and well posted cn all classes
of domestic animals and also farm
property in general.
j He can certainly please you, as he has had s xteen years expe
| rience. He is also from Missouri, and if given the opportunity will
? “SHOW YOU" results.
BEFORE ARRANGING DATE, WRITE, TELEPHONE
or TELEGRAPH ;at my exponse)
J. G. WHITAKER
Phones I68-I3I-2I6 Falls City. Neb.
There’s A Reason
There’s a reason for doing all things. The “reason'’in this
case for vour giving: us your
Grain, Flour and Feed
business, is that O-U-A-L-I-T-Y is our most important watch
word. When you g:et it have it of the first t|uality. Free
delivery to all parts of the city. We are located
Just West Falls Citv Auto Co.
Aldrich & Portrev
FALLS CITY, NEBRASKA
RICHARDSON CO. FARMS
40 acres rolling land, $1,400.
94 acres bottom land, $6,500
100 acres rolling land, $5,000.
80 acres good land, $7,600.
80 acres good land, $7,200.
80 acres good land, $9,200.
80 acres good land, $12,000.
110 acres good land, $12,760.
160 acres good land, $16,000.
160 acres good land, $16,000.
160 acres good land, $20,000.
320 acres good land, $25,000.
240 acres improved, $4,500.
160 acres improved, $3,000.
PALLS CITV PROPERTY
A1 four room house, $1,200.
A1 fine modern cottage, $3,500.
5 room house, 5 lots, $2,500.
8 room modern residence, $4,500
10 room, fine residence, $3,200.
9 room modern residence $7,000
6 room residence, $2,500.
7 room residence, $3,500.
The above are all well improved properties and worth the money.
1 also have several good farms to exchange for good income
property or business.
I have a couple of fine business propositions for sale.
Iy you wish to buy, sell or trade see me, 1 may have a bar
gain for you.
0. H. FALLSTEAD
FALLS CITY, NEBRASKA
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x—Daily except Sunday
Local Frt. Trains Carrying Passengers
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E. G. WHITFOKD, Asrent.
—Nebraska’s choicest corn and
alfalfa lands for sale from $75 tir
$85 per acre. Send for free liat~
Nider & Henrichs, Fairbury, Neb
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