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Vol. VIII FALLS CITY, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, JUNE, 30 1911 Number *4
THE PAST WEEK
On Tuesday morning at 8:110
Grace, the youngest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Janies Cronin of
this city, was united in marriage
to John McClealan. liev. Bern
ard Sproll performing the cere
mony at the Catholic church.
The bride wore a gown of
white silk mull, trimmed with all
over lace and satin, white picture
hat, white slippers and carried an
arm boquet of bride’s roses. The
bride attendant, Miss Ruth Kan
aly wore a beautiful dress of
Avhite embroidery. 1’ete Mahan
Avas the groom’s attendant. Af
ter the ceremony about fifty in
vited guests assembled at the
bride’s home, Avliere a delicious
Avedding breakfast was served.
In the evening a reception was
given for the young friends.
Avhich Avas attended by a large
croAvd. Both young people are
well knoAvn in the community,
having resided here since their
childhood. The bride was employ
ed in the office of the Rulo Reg
ister, the past tAVo or three years.
The groom is at persent lineman
lor the Telephone Co. A number
of out-of-toAvn guests Avere pres
ent. The young people have many
friends, avIio Avisli them a long
and happy life.
WED AT THE AIRDOME.
Thursday evening the air dome
was well attended as the result
of the announcement that all
people attending Thursday night
were invited to stay after the
play and witness the wedding of
two members of the troupe, Mil
lard A. Reid of St. Louis, and
Miss Bertha C. Nichols of l’liil
lipsburg, Kas. The ceremony was
performed by Justice of the
•Peace Spragins who allowed him
self tin1 privelege of kissing the
bride, with the result that he re
ceived a large share of the rice
intended for the bride and groom
and thrown by some of the small
boys around the platform.
Roy Leming went to Grand Is
land Friday where on Sunday he
was united in marriage to Miss
Blanche Boyce. Mr. Leming has
made his home in this city but a
short time and at present is em
ployed as baker at (he Sanford
Miss Mabel Shier and Dr. Todd
Waggener of Dawson were unit
ed in marriage at the home of
the bride’s mother, on Wednesday
evening. The groom is a son of
Dr. J. A. Waggener and wife and
a borther of Dr. Wm. Waggoner j
of this city.
Thursday evening at the home
of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Stockton, Miss Clara Dale
Stockton and Mr. Eugene Sher
man were united in the holy
bonds of matrimony by the Rev.
Mr. Keeve of the Methodist
The bride was attired in a beau
tiful white embroidered dress and
carrie a large borpiet of roses on
her arm. The groom wore the
conventional black. The rooms
were tastefully and cxsquisitely
decorated in ferns and cut
flowers. The ceremony was per
formed in thhe large bay window,
which was beautifully arranged
for t.he occasion, and were attend
ed by the bride's brother. Mr.
Frank Stockton and his young
wife. The bride is one of Falls
*'ity's popular young ladies, bav
ing grown to young womanhood
in this oity and lias many friends
who will wish her joy and hap
piness in her new life.
The groom is not so well
known, having been here but a
short time, but lias many friends
who speak well of him.
The young couple left for
Omaha for a short honey moon
and from there they will go to
Kansas Citv where they will
make their future home.
Wednesay evening Chester Mc
Dowell and Miss Celia Dittmar
were united in the bonds of holy
matrimony by Kcv. lieevc of the
Mctliohdis' church at the home
of the bride’s parents in the east
part of town.
Only the immediate relatives of
the contracting parties, and a
few intimate friends witnessed
‘lie ceremony. The house was
prettily decorated with American
beauty roses. The bride was dress
• (1 in white, using the beautiful
dress that marked the day of
her graduation from High school
to mark the day of her entrance
(-11 the pathway of life with
another. Later in the evening
many of the friends of the young
couple came as a ehivari crowd
and were invited inside where
they were served with iee cream
and cake and each presented
with one of the beautiful roses.
Both Mr. and Mrs. McDowell
are well known in this coiimninitjr
having attended school here and
graduated from this same school.
They have many friends, who
though very much surprised at
the march stolen on them, wish
them all the happiness possible.
Mrs. McDowell was a favorite
among the girls and truly num
bering her friends by her ac
quaintances. .Mr. McDowell is
also a very popular man among
the young men of this city hav
ing lived here for some years.
For the present the young peo
, le will make their home with
Mr. and Mrs. Dittmar.
POLICE COURT NEWS
Neill Ellington, the negro por
ter at the National Hotel, was
hauled ip) before Judge Spragins
on the charge of imbibing too
much Eldeberry wine, and disturb
ing the peace. He was fined $5
ind given a severe reprimand by
The eacs of the State vs. .John
and Charile Putnam for destory
ing side walk was heard before
•Judge Spragins in Police court
Monday and resulted in a deci
sion in favor of the plaintiff.
The ease of the State vs. John
Doe alias Claud Ginger, on the
charge of cutting with tin* in
tent to wound was given a pre
liminary hearing Thursday morn
ing before Judge Spragins and
continued until duly 7.
Doe, alias Ginger, is accused of
quarreling with a follow employee
of the Henry Wagon show at
Humboldt. It is said that during
tin* quarrel Ginger drew a dagger
.on 1 lie other man and cut an
artery in his arm. The injured
man was taken to St. dosepli and
it is thought that lie will recover
though is is possible that lie will
he unable to use the fingers of
the injured arm. Ginger made
his get-away to Syracuse where
he was irrested and taken to
Xebarska City, where Sheriff
Feuton go» him Wednesday.
The ease of the State vs. Peter
iFrederiek Jr., for speeding of
auto over the limit, hgs been con
tinued until duly 10.
doe Miles dr. and Carl Jluth
man were also arrested for over
Friday afternoon one of tho
best, games of the season was
pulled off at the ball park when
Falls City Forresters played the
Clarinda team. According to one
of the fans there were “things
didding” and there certainly
was some fine playing. Both
sides worked hard and the pit
chers did splendid, Tho batter
ies for Clarinda wore Walkers
and Harmony; for Falls City,
Juslis and Yandcrhill.
Clarinda 1-0-0 0-0-0-1-0-1 >1
Falls City 1-0-0-0-0-1-0 0-0 2
The games Monday anil Tues
day were very interesting and ex
citing. 'The two contesting teams
were Shenandoah and Falls City.
The batteries for Monday’s game
were as follows Shenandoah,
Crocker and Castle, for Falls
City, Woods and Frazer. Later
in the game Castle was benched
and Ellis took his place. The
game was very good and was
well played. The Forresters did
not all play in their own places
Monday owing to the fact that
McNeil had not yet fully recover
ed. But Tuesday each man was
in his own place. The batteries
for Tuesday's game were both
good strong batteries, Finch and
Vanderbilt being the Falls City
battery while Johnson and Castle
filled that position for Shenan
doah. Both games were well ap
plauded, although the score re
sulted in tile defeat, of our boys
in noth games.
Falls City 2-0-1-0-0-0-2-0-0 5
Shenandoah 0-0-0-1-3-1-0-0-1 0
Falls City 1-0-0-1-0-0-0-2-0 4
Shenandoah 1-0-0-1-0-1-0 0-2 5
Wednesday witnessed the third
defeat of Falls City by Shenan
doah. Many and varied were
the comments of the grand stand
Ians as the final score went up
9 to 4 in favor of Shenandoah.
The batteries for Shenandoah
were Duran and Castle, lor Falls
City, -lustis and Vanderhill. lh>th
pitchers were worked hard and
the game was very interesting.
Shenandoah 0-0-2-0-0-5-0-0-2 9
Falls City 0-0-1-1-0-1-1-0-0 1
.Miss Maud Graham entertain
ed the Kaffee Klatch at her hom
'luesday afternoon. A very pleas
ant afternoon was spent in needl
work and eouversation. Late in
in tile afternoon dainty and ele
gant refreshments were served
by I lie hostess.
COURT HOUSE NEWS.
Henry Pribeno of Arago was in
the city Saturday and called at
(lie court house to pay liis taxes.
X. \V. Clark of Kansas City
was in the city Saturday to pay
A. M. Shubert of Sliubcrt was
in the city Friday and paid his
t a xcs.
The following eases were filed
in 1 lie District court:
Murrel Helmick vs. Eugene
ilelmick, divorce on grounds of
cruelty and desertion. Mrs. Hel
mick asked for the custody of
Mary Teihen vs. John Teihen.
Divorce on the grounds of cruelty
She asked for alimony and the
custody of the children.
Herman Meyers vs. Westing
house. Church. Kerr & Co., a cor
poration, in action for damages.
Win. G. Rutledge of Auburn
\V»s a visitor at the court, house
Wednesday in tin' office of flu*
elerk of the District court.
The following is the docket of
the County Court for the first
week in J uly :
July 1. Il(*nring claims in the
Charles K. Wedner Estate.
July Hearing claims in the
Marshall H. Lildtee Estate.
July (i. Hearing claims in the
Dorothy Jones Estate.
July 8. Hearing Petitions in
the Ephriam Butler Estate.
M. B. A.
The M tdron Brotherhood of
America met Wednesday night in
regular form at Wald's hall. Af
ter the regular routine, of busi
ness a small class of candidates
were initiated into the mysteries
ol the order. State Manager of
Nebraska work, S. S. 1 layman of
Brand Island, gave a very pleas
ing and helpful address. After
the closing of the lodge the doors
were thrown open to admit a
large number of invited guests.
A short hut excellent program
was rendered after which the
guests indulged in dancing and
cards. Punch and wafers wen
served. The program was a , I'd
Vocal Solo Miss Nina Meade.
Reading, "l’a’s Revenge”—
Miss Haze! White.
Vocal Selection, "Stars of the
Summer Night,”- Young Mens’
Sextette, composed of Harry .1.
Pittock, Stanley Dixon, Roy
Wahl, Janies Jaipiet, Carl Mason
and Roy Woods, with Miss E.
Bailey as accompanist.
Heading, "The Bachelor Sale”
.Miss 11 >lea Gagnon.
BoLli readings were exception
ally good, being in a lightly
humorous vein and the musical
selections were also well ap
Fourth of July Dance
Given by the Falls City Fire
Department at Wahl’s Hall.
Everybody invited. Admission
Last Sunday evening tlie Young
IVojiks Alliance gave their an
nual mission program at the
Lva-igelieal church of our city.
Although the day had been ex
tremely hot, and the evening be
ing still warm and sultry, never
theless a large attendance was
present to bear ihc program.
The rendering of the program
was a decided success. The rapt
attention of the large audience
was held from the beginning t<|
the end. *
The well drilled choir under
the efficient leadership of Mr.
Edward Daesebner, sang five
beautiful Anthems mostly from
Bilhorn’s Leader. The Misses
Mary and Louisa Werner sang
a beautiful duet, “At Evening
time there shall be Light.” Miss
Martha Werner pleased all with
a solo. The select reading by
Miss Mary Bickel was good.
Splendid recitations were given
by the Misses Louisa Bickel, Iti
niee and Edna Nanninga and
Martha Daesebner. The panto
mime, “.Jesus lover of my Soul,”
by seven girls was very impres
sive. The close of the program
was an excellent drill by eight
young ladies, commanded by Mrs.
Liza I touchier. During the ren
dering of the program, both Rev.
Nanninga and Rev. Daesebner
gavf brief talks on missions. The
entire program was so ararnged
10 create interest in mission work.
A free-will offering was taken
which amounted to $21.(X).
A. J, ITelmick of Stella was in
the city Thursday bn matters of
Art Weaver and Uoo. Maurer
went down to the Yards Wednes
day evening to load some stock
ears, in the Weaver automobile.
They left the ear by the tracks
and went over to the yards.
They also left their coats in the
car. When they came hack the
coats had both disappeared. Both
coats were very good ones, Mr.
Maurer’s being a new one. The
Sheriff and his deputy with the
police force set out to find the
missing property and located it
in a box ear but the thiefs got
away. Nothing was missing from
the pockets except a. few private
papers of Mr. Weaver’s which
were not important.
Frank Perak Sr., is recovering
from u self-inflicted wound, re
suiting, it is said, from an at
tempt to commit suicide Satur
day afternoon. Mr. Porak lias
been in poor health many months
and having become despondent
over tliis fact, committed the de
pioruble deed. Without the know
ledge of his family he secured a
razor and during their absence
for a few moments severed an
artery in his arm, before lielp
arrived he was in a very critical
condition from loss of blood and
bis life was dispaired of for a
Born: to Robert Goolsby and
wife, Sunday, June 1S, a daugh
George Wist and wife arc the
parents of a little daughter, born
to them on Tuesday.
A young doctor arrived in town
on Sunday, June 25, and took
up his abode with Dr. and Mrs.
II. S. Andrews, lie is full weight,
regulation lungs, and is so high
ly satisfied with the warmth of
his reception that lie lias decided
to remain permanently. Dr. II.
S. has since carried a cigar bog
in' lieu of a medicine case, dis
pensing impartially to whomso
ever lie meets.
Let tlie Triliiine <lo jour print
mg. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Frank Billings of Salem was in
the city Thursday on business.
(iuy Wahl went to Denver
Friday to spend his summer va
As we g<> to press we learn of
the death of Fred Fisher, an old
lcsident of this county. Partic
ulars will appear in next week’s
The ladies of the M. K. kens
mgton gave u lawn party at the
home of Mrs. John Kamel in
honor of their hostess, who will
soon leave this city to make her
future home at Mason City, Nob.
The new prison cells not yet
having arrived, it was necessary
tor Mayor Leyda to pardon two
prisoners Wednesday in order to
make room for more. When the
new cells arrive we will be able
to accomodate about fourteen.
The Order of Eastern Star met
Tuesday night, with a fairly good
attendance in spite of the heat.
The last meeting in July and
August will be omitted on ac
count of the absence of many of
the members on summer vacation
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OMAHA LAND SHOW
Omaha, .Imu* 29., (Special) —
Oovernor f'heater A. Aldrich is
taking a deep personal interest
Mi the Omaha Land Show which
will he held from October 16 to
28, realizing that great good will
come from the opportunity pre
sented to exploit to tlu* world
tile vast resources and countless
advantages offered l»y Nebraska.
In no better way can the home
seeker be attracted to Nebraska
than through the Omaha Land
Show, which will he the great
i.st of its kind ever exploited.
The Oovernor has notified O.
O. Rosewater, president of the
Land Show, that Me will ad as
vice-president for Nebraska, and
in a short time lie will announce
the appointment of an advisory
hoard, which will be called upon
for advice and assistance in work
ing out the plans for tire exhibit.
1 he Land Show management
gives the assurance that choicest
display space in the big ( oli
sen in is being reserved for the
It will pay all parts of Ne
braska to make a fine showing
at the <*mahu Land Show as by
letting the Land Show visitors
know what opportunities we have
in this state we can gain
thousands of good citizens from
those who are leaving the east
and seeking new homes.
The Second Omaha Land Show
will have a feature which will
appeal lo the exposition and like
the popular exhibits ill the Coli
seum building those in tin1 ma
chinery annex will all he live
ones. The newest things in im
plements and machinery will he
shown in operation, and every
thing for use in farm and de
velopment work, from an electric
light plant to a gas tractor pull
ing a gang plow, will he display
ed. The exhibit will he held
from October 16 to US for the
purpose of building up the west
and this county has been invit
ed to take part.
Client or McDowell, Fulls City 24
Celia ]']. Diltninr, Falls City.. 1!)
A. it. Elliott, Robison, Kus... 27
Lena Harrison, Rulu, Neb. .. 28
Joliii Todd WagOner, Dawson 28
Mabel Shier, Dawson, . 28
John A. McClellan, Rnlo .... 2<>
Grace E. Cronen, Rulo.22
S. Berkowitz, Leavenworth .. 22
Betty cBrcowiei, Leavenworth 20
E. Sherman, Chester Penna.. 22
Clara Stockton, Falls City .. 19
Millard A. Reid, St. Louis .. 22
Bertha C. Nichols, l’hillipsburg,
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
The following is the record of
the Richardson County Abstract
Company of instruments tiled for
record conveying title to Richard
son County real estate:
Rebecca J. Brinegnr and hus
band to B. W. Whitten C. 1).
Ids. 7 & 8, Blk. 118 and Its. 4,
J and ii. blk. 117. Salem, $122
Henrietta and Sarah Reiehers
to J. Harvey Smith W. 1). Lt. 12
Blk. 8 Tinker's ad. Humboldt,
David M. Frazier to George
Newton (j. ('. D. It. 2, blk. 2n,
A. R. & Luther Nims’ ad. Hum
The C. E. of the Presbyterian
church held a pi* nic dinner and
business meeting at the city
park Thursday evening. The
following officers were elected;
Elsie Bailey, President; Florence
Boose, Vive President; l"le*e
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