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Wlncs, Liquors Cigar
We are Belling as good
goods as anybody in town.
If you donbt oar word, drop
in and be shown.
O. J. OflRLOW
Colombo Bute Bank
A. M. POST
tUtwrncu : at : Law
DR. GfM8. . PLflTZ
Physician and Surgeon.
P.O. Block : : Colnmbus
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The Union PaciGc will soil
Round Trip tickets to St.
Louis and return at follow
ing low rates.
FIFTEEN DAY TICKETS
Every day to Nor. 30, good to re
turn 15 days.
SIXTY DAY TICKETS
Every day to Nov. 20, good to re
turn CO days.
Every day to Nov. in, good np to
W. I. KIWI, Igt.
Colnmbus, R. F. D. No. 1. (Cor
respondencesEvery body came to
town last Saturday bat granny".
Franz Frese was in town Tuesday
Das Jessy has the material on the
ground for a large barn.
Henry Cattaa lost a large fat bog
last Smaday, from the heat.
Hiss Lena Schacker visited friends
at Duncan from Thursday until Sen
day of last week.
The farmers on our route are near
ly all throagh harvesting and are hay
ing and fall-plowing.
John Wurdemn, Sr. took the train
Monday for Norfolk to look after
some business interests there.
Will Ernst is laid up with a sprain
ed ankle which he got while trying
to run a foot race at the picnic one
day last week.
The Independent Telephone Com
pany has extended its lino to the Donn
Creek valley, to the residence of
Henry G. Lmeschen.
The people of Doan Creek gathered
last Sunday afternoon for social visit
at Henry Lueschen's. About seventy
five were present While tbero they
took a vote on Roosevelt and Parker.
A majority of the ballots were for
I Have Bought
X THE TAILORING
J Of S. E. Baker over Commercial
$ National Bank and am prepared
J. to do all kinds of cleaning, repair
Y. ing and dying of ladies and gentle-
men's clothing. I also bare a full
. and complete sample line) of rea-
sonable woolens which is open for
I R S PALMER
Birds-Eye View of the Colum
An attractive topographical map, in
colors, giving a comprehensive idea of the
country on and tributary to the Colum
bia River. This map is in folder form,
on the reverse side contains an interest
ing description of the Columbia River
route. Copies sent free by E. L. LO
MAX. O. P. & T. A., U. P. R. R. CO.,
Omaha, Nebr., on receipt of four cents
$11 50 Te St. Louis ami Ketarn.
The Burlington offers the above low
rate for tickets good in coaches and
chair cars (seats free). On sale Tuesdays
and Thursdays during August and Sep
tember. See me for full particulars.
L. F. Rector,
K. F. D- Ho. 3.
R. F. D. No. 8 (Correspondence. )
A nice bright eyed little bov arriv
ed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Behlens, jr., on Friday hist. All in
terested are delighted.
Some things follow the flog, but in
these parts the postoffico follows the
Mrs. John Jeldon presented Iter
husband with a sweet baby girl last
E. R. Eisson, an old soldier on this
ronte, received notice last week of an
increase of 4 in his pension.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brunken were
visiting the home of Mr. Brnnken's
boyhood on this ronte last week.
Mrs. Fred Seefeld leaves this week
Thursday for a visit with her sister,
Mrs R. Ranz, living near Fremont,
A great deal of grain still romainF
in the shock, and if it remains there
much longer some of it will be hard
Mrs. Elizabeth Erb received word
Satarday evening of the serious ill
ness of her daughter Rosa who resides
Mr. W. D. Benson and Mr. George
Hall, U. S. mail carriers Nos. 1 and
2, attended a meeting of tho county
letter carriers ac Platte Center on
At this writing we need rain, for
we notice that some of the corn is
fired quite badly where there is alkali ;
also in a number of fields whero it
did not have proper tillage the bottom
of the stalks have a yellow appearance.
We noticed in some tapcr tho other
day, we forget which one, that this
is the time to promulgate the doc
trines of the vegetarian we mean
during the great strike. Tho vegn-
tarian claims that eating meat is a
relic of barbarism, a disgusting habit,
an indication of low culture and in
verted appetite. The eating of meat
makes man kind of the tiger, tho lion.
the Thomas cat. The thing to do then
is to cut it out. cease to eat meat.
notwithstanding the learned discourse
of Col. Thomas Benron Murdock en
the benefits of grease as a diet.
cleaned up to be in readiness for the
fall term of school.
North of Shell Creek postoflice the
rends on some of tho worst hills have
been graded up, making quite an im
provement. Now if tho ftmfiowers
along tho road could- b9 cut it would
add much to tho looks or. tho roads
not only but tothe farms in general.
There aro a number of places along
the Star Ronte where tho sunflowers
are so tall and thick it is like driving
through a tunnel, to drive through
i the gauntlets they, form along the
Altred Lnesahen lost one of his work
horses Monday nichr. The cause of
its deatii was not known.
Ilenrv Wilka gave us a basket of
the finest apples we have seen this
rear. Thoy were splendid eating
apples as well as excellent cooking
apples. Mr. Wilko has lots of bearing
frnir treei on his farm, especially
Tho writer had occasion to stop at
the farm of Adolf Grotelnschen Tues
day ami to say that ho has an ideal
farm homo is not overdrawing in the
least. Tho honso stands on a slight elp
vation from tho road and tho other
buildings with nice widn lanes from
tho roads to the honso and from the
house to tho barn with ash grovo and
a tine orchard. Mr. Grotcluschen in
formed us that ho ran bo in tho fhntio
at all times of tho day while doing
bis chores Ho is quite an extensive
Tho largo farm house of Rudolf
Korto is noariiig completion. It is nil
plastered and tho carpenters doing the
framing work outside, aud when it is
completed Mr. Ivor to will have a
houso that is second to nouo iu tho
community for size and beauty.
Tuesday morning the danger signal
wa out at Jos. Johnsons mail box and
as tho conductor on tho Star Konte
halted to Hud out tho cause why ho
found tho lio lull of largo ."jnk-y
peaches under wuich was a ronplo of
letters to bo maikd and a nolo on
which was written these words(pleat-e
mail and masticate. )i is unnecessary
to sav whether the latter instruction
was obeyed or not. and such peaches!
tho llavor would put California peaches
to t-hamo but wo aro not goinir to
thank Mr. .lohuson for these. They
were in the mail bov and no stanps on
them so wo follow suit of II. F. P.
No 1. and uiastir-nto them, held for
Tho rush lor subscriptions to the
Journal for tho just ton days along
tho Star Route, lias been second only
to tho Rosebud rush, but every appli
cant mndo a drawing of one of those
f: maps. Thero aro no blanks and
ovory one is pleased both with the
Journal and with tho map.
Owing to tho strike, hog meat is
rather high, so Jimmy Jones and his
wife nud his kids wers not in town
One day this week wo wero under
tho painful necessity of holding for
postage somo sacked oats at 1). Bytank-
eu'. But that has como to bo tho cus
tom, and wo believe in justice to all
and special privileges to none.,
Dnrward Davis enmo homo Tuesday
evening from Shell Creek, ho will re
main at homo as it is so near timo
for school to open.
departed.'the yoaag photographer aw
ing with them.
Ed Meedel has come hoaM.nursin; a
S. Imhof . bought a new mower and
hay Bweep in Silver Greek last week.
Died: J. H. Pope, one of 'Silver
Creek's most popular citizens.. Than
day morning. August 11.
J. G. Kummer is nuking prepar
ations to build a fine bow barn. Mr.
Kummer is surely enjoying hia
The people of the German
church of Duncan are going to hold
a Sunday School picnio at the real-'
dence of Wm. Ernst. Sanday, Aug
On August 13th the board of ex
aminers will be in Duncan to examine
applicants for the position of mail
carrier for the newly laid out roate
from that office. r-
Grentlli is getting to be quit an
important place. A photorgapher and
two news piper reporterv,one for each
of the two leading coaaty papers,
and we will soon nave rural fret de
livery. Tho women of this vicinity had a
quilting bee some time aco and of
course the girls had to shake the oat
after tho quilt was finished. Fanny
the girls always deny aay intention
8T0RY OF THE FLAG
MOOIID OP THE UNION STAND
v AND PROM ITS BIRTH.
Misses Bdttba Miller and Mary Hig-
of getting married and yet try awry J vWted ,nelr ,rleBd- MrB- Bart
sign to find out who will be the first
I Howls I
I Good bread bakers, as I
well as beginners, can I
always learn something I
I new about making bread. I
Send for our bread book, I
which explains "How to I
Make Bread" with Yeast I
Foam the best yeast in the
H Good home-made bread I
is delicioas, nutritions, and I
&, and is justaseasy I
m to make as pie or cake, if m
L you use Yeast Foam and EM
Rk follow the directions. jflnL
m which is the first essential jl
BY of good bread, imparts a M
flavor and aroma of its own. H
It's made of wholesome
'vegetable ingredients, and
r liim the secret of that
aweet, nutty, wheaty taste I
which is the delight of all
I The$ecretismth yeast I
I Yeast Foam is sold by all I
grocers. Each park age I
H ceaAams7cakes eaoaghto I
I make 40 laavei sad sells I
aer 5 cents. It's the most
I gaameatef cost. Write for
9k beak to-day. We mail
I itfrr Ms
Ronte 4. (Correspondence). The
past week has been very favorable for
threshing and fall plowing. Farmers
who stacked their grain have com
menced tho harvest of their hay which
will be a big crop. Some estimate
their meadows will yield as much ns
3 1-2 tons per acre.
Chas Zugler is building on extensive
barn on his farm occupied by F. If.
All that is necessary to make John
Hilliard walk on air is to call him
Enola Hall visited with Mildred
Ohapin and friends at Oconee from
Friday till Tuesday.
The Rev. Angle held a very interest
ing meeting in the Oconee church
hut Sunday and Miss Bertha Chapin
The Misses Mary and Marguerite
Deneenwho have been attending the
North Nebraska Normal at Wayne,
returned home Thursday.
Ora, the little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Carter, has been verv sics
the past week but at ihis writing is
improving very rapidly.
Carpenters were at work last week
re-shingling and otherwise repairing
the school house north of Oconee neai
K. A. Gerrard is improving hi;
farm occupied by Chas Posegate,
with a new granary. E. Dillon ol
Monroe is doing the work.
P. J. Keenan who has been living on
the Bushman farm 3 1-2 miles west of
Colnmtms has moved to Colnmbus.
Mr. Keenan contemplates starting a
livery barn in the near future.
Ifland Bros.have commenced haying
for P. Murray on his fine meadow
in Lost Creek township. H. J. Aden
has finished threshing his large field
of winter wheat. The yield was about
25 bashels p;r acre and of fair qual
ity. (Too late for publication last week.)
Ronte 4.. Colnmbus. Nebr.. (Cor
respondence. ) On Saturday Angus!
fith while riding with his father on a
riding plow, little Hiram Stndlev fell
aader the plow and sustained a serious
and daageroma injsry which came
vary near being fatal, the roUer caught
him in the back of the neck making
a cat nearly 3 inches long and deep
enongh to expose the large artery lo
cated in that part of his neck. Had
the artery been severed he would have
bleed to death in a few minutes.
Under the skillful care of Dr. Evans
the womnd is healing nicely and the
little hoy hi likely to recover.
Monroe. (Coiepimdenco. ) Mon
roo isn't all puffed out of shnpo bo
causo 0110 of onr citi.ans. Isaiah
Lightnor, was honored by the nomin
ation for lieutenant governor !v tho
prohibition party. Hut should Mr.
laghtner bo olecUd, wo feel safe iu
saying that no 0110 from Monroe
would over blush for any of his offi
Professor Alcock and Tainily return
ed from Lincoln Fridaj.
John Rood and family returned Fri
day from a week's visit with Osceola
Marshall MoWilliams returned from
a husiuuss trip to Omaha. Thnrsdiy
Willie Head who has been visiting
his undo W. T. Ciaig. returned to
his homo in Friend, Monday.
The bass ball gamo on our cr on nils
between onr "kid" team and a Co
lnmbus "kid" team, resulted in a vic
tory lor tho visitor?.
John Smith came down town step
ping about a foot higher than nsual
on Satarday moruiug. fnqnirv reveal
ed tho fact that ho is tho father of a
braud now bal3' boy, an eleven pound
er. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill and son
William, visited at the homes of
Win. Webster and Howard Hill last
week. Mr. Jlill came to attend n
meeting of the board of directors oi
tho Rank of Monroe.
W. K. Colo and son Lron started
Thursday evening for Komaueo, Illi
nois, wboro they will visit for a few
days. On returning W. E. will be
accompinied by his father Joshua
Colo and wife, who e.ect to make
an extended viit in Nebraska.
Platto Center, Neb. (Oorreipon
deuce. ) Miss Alice Oonsodine return
ed Saturday evening from a two weeks
visit in Omaha.
Miss May Hughes is visiting in
Fremont this week.
Misses Ada Bloedorn and Anna
Nelson were Columbus visitors Mon-'
Chas. Bloedorn leaves this weex'for
the coast, being called there on impor
Mrs. Thornton of Alliance visited
last week at the home of her sister,
Mrs. Frank Hughes.
J. Bloedorn leit Monday for Frank
lin, Neb., where he will attend
nchool the coming year. " " ' '
Sepcial services were held at St.
Joseph's church Sunday evening for
tho purpose of dedicating tho new
John McGnane and Mrs. Richard
McGuano went to Beaver Growing
Thuisday. called by the illness of
Mrs. Riordou. ai'x" ,u
Miss Marion Lamb departed for IU-'
inois on Tuesday of last week. Sbe
expects to remain until aboat Sept.
1st, visiting relatives. '
Mrs. B. J. Hilsabeck departed Fri
day noon for Central City where she
will visit friends a few days beforere
turning to her home in Franklin.
Dr. McMahon and sister Minnie of
Columbus, and Frank Bebaa and Mias
Mario Griffin of Omaha, were gnesta
at Pat Murphy's on Wednesday of
Quite a number enjoyed an oatiog
at tho river Sunday. A hayrack ride.
a sumptuous basket dinner, bathing,
fishing and hunting was the order of
Grandma- Bloedorn died at her
home Monday evening after a abort
illness. She was 81 years of age and
was the wife of Martin Bloedorn who
died just one year ago. She leaves to
mourn her loss two sons, Martin and
William, and two daughters. Mrs.
Smith of Monroe and Mrs. Meniece
who lived with her mother, besides
a largo number of grandchildren.
) Hot ys: cool
Dry an n bane; dmety aa aver. Good
for haying. .
r8ohool open two weeks from next
Cnnmllmenmd Valer ef Ofif
nl TwHtoan State By An Act Urn
Mini tripes Te That Number.
Mr. and I2r Cd Yeaxkia entertain.
Joe Diachnex delivered grain here
Tkarsday and Friday.
Bart Stevenson had barley on the
Oolambne market hut week.
Mr. and Mra. Gas Clack spent Sun
day with relative on Shell Creek.
Adolph Klnck has erected a new
windmill at his farm on Section 6.
Pete Steraason waa perambalatiag
.the thorough fares of Columbus Fri
day. -Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henry of
Schayler spent Friday with relatives
Miliar Bros., Clint Sievenson. and
Ed Yoavie delivered grain here Fri-
The Bisselltcam played oar 'crack
er jacks" Sunday on the Richland
Mr. and Mrs.U. Ohldag spent the
Sabbath with Mr. and Mrs. Julias
f Klaok. north of town.
Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Morrow from
near Columbus were oat driving in
this township Friday eve.
Robert and Nina Gresap and Mary
Higgles spent a recent Sabbath with
Marr. MoBride, northwest of this
The Smith Center school hoase east
of town and which was recently burn
ed by incendiary origin will be re
built aoon. The $400 insurance pay
ing for the same.
The young folks have already warn
ed Pete Stevenson that to insure good
lack to hia fine new barn he must
give them a dance. Mr. S. nocording
ly promisee to tender them a hop aoon.
Don't feel ofTended if yon don't
see your name in onr locals. We
want to get yonr name in and not
slight anyone. ' So please step over to
headqaartera and inform us of any
news. We are always glad to get
. Oaring the electric storm of last
week the Urge barn on John Wood
worth's farm was strack and burned
to the ground. Lightning also strack
Mrs. M. O. Stevenson's bam bat did
a damage except to split np the wood
Rente. (Correspondence. )
mmm in the Driaain dis
trict is being painted and otherwise
Monroe Route Jfo. 2
Monroe. K.F.D. No. 2 (Coircspon
deuce. ) Farmers along this route are
mowing tho roads. It looks good.
Mrs.Gleasonhas her threshing done.
Mrs. John Gibbs was in Monroe
E. 13. Dannals moved to Newman
Daniel WiUon was iu Platte Center
Mrs. B. J. Baker was trading in
Mrs. Anderson and children of Dun
bar, Nebraska are visiting at August
Swanson's this week.
Wm. Pollard shipped a car of hogs
Tuesday. Several of his neighbors
helpeu him haul them.
J. A. Vanght had a painful accident
lact Thursday. His horse became
frightened and ran away, going
throagh a barbed wire fence. Mr
Yaught was badly cut nud bruised
though no serious results aro apprehended.
Humphrey. ( Correspondence. )
J. W. Bender informs us that he is
still working on that cave.
H. Brewer of Cornlea was doing
besiuass here last Thursday.
We aro now having summer weath
er, tho warmest of the season.
Capt. Jens and family have return
ed rrom their David city visit and re
lort a nice time. v
E. A. Brodblol and Henry CJarist
enson passed through hem Saturday
en ronte tor Columbus. """ '
Wo have had no rain for nearly a
woek now and the steam whistle of
the tnresher can be heard in all dir
ections. ' '
Thos. Ottis has received news that
his brother Frank is dead. He took
the train Sunday for Montana to at
tend the funeral. ' ,
Why do people have to carry "guns
when they go into the country these
days? Everybody is peaceful and the
little chickens won't hurt them unleas
they are cornered. .
The element that have'beea kicking
Mickey because he is a Methodist are
up against the real thing, aa Barge is
a Methodist aud attends the' same
cbnrch with Mickey.
The Columbus Journal charts are at
tracting considerable attention at
present. By the way, call on F..M.1
Cookingham when in Humphrey and
be will tell you how to get one.
Judge Scbueth has been !ookin
after bis farm business in Boone county
for the last week so everybody had to
ba good as there would be no one to
tax up the fiues and costs if theyiwere
There is soon to be a wedding.
The initials of the name- oft the
parties is all I dare give and they
are Ferdinand Lachnit and Mary Lang.
I will tell all about it later. hoWthey
have provided a home on upper Main
Marshall Dacy and Joseph Karth of
Lindsay were in town Sunday ami at
tended the bell game. They reported
that they had been notified that, the
case of the State vs. BrodboU had bean
set down for Friday the 19th by Judg
Ratterman in hia court. - r
The democrats in this vieinity feel
like taking a bath since the state con
vention threw np the sponge And let
a few office seeking pop have their
state ticket A thorough democrat
said to yonr reporter that if h lived
T Irarywher and lack. The lir
linfttsft Lew I ammer late.
The Burlington offers excursion rates
in every direction so low that there is
do excuse for staying at home. Below
is some of them.
St. Louis and back: Three kinds of
daily rates besides the special low rate
coach excursions on Tuesday and Tnnrs-
day during August and September.
Chicago and back: Daily low rates
either direct or via St Louis, with stop
overs at St. Louis, Kanasas City, and
Louisville Ky., and back, $22.25,
August 12 to 15.
Boston and back the only chance of
the season for a liv isle int to w
England. $32.95, August 11 to 13 long
World's Fair stopovers at St. Louis on
Colorado, Utah and Black Hills resorts
there and back practically half rates
To California San Francisco, and
back, August 15 to September 10, only
$45.00. The only chance in 1904 to get
this low rate.
To Portland, Paget Sound and back,
August 15 to 18, one fare for the round
To Miohigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin
and the Great Lake region, the ideal
summer country daily low rate to take
yon away from home.
On the first and third Tuesdays of
each month very low round trip rates to
hundred of points in the northwest,
west and southwest.
Write or call, describe your trip; let
me advise you the least cost.
L. F. Rbctob,
AKhoagh the resolution by which
th flag became n national standard
was not otsclally promulgated by the
secretary of congress until Sept 3,
1777. it aeema well authenticated that
th ragttlatkm stars and stripes was
carried at th battle of Braadywlne.
fonght Spt 11. 1777. This shows that
th contract entered Into by Betsy
Roe must have been carried out with
great expedition, and that the flags
had been distributed among the line
regiments of the levotattoaary army
early in September. The flag flrst dis
played hi battle at Brandywice Creek
had thirteen stripes, alternate red and
white, and as a union thirteen white
stars wero displayed on a blue field.
The flag 'Which vas carried by the
men In blue and bug during the bat
tles of the revolution remained un
changed until the flrst day of May,
1795, when, by a previous act of con
cress, two additional stripes were
added to the body of the standard and
two star to the union. These addi
tions were made to represent the
states of Vermont and Kentucky,
which had just been admitted to the
federal union. As no further change
was man in the national flag until
1818, it follows that the regimental
colors carried during the war of 1812
wer of this design. Thus the Amer
ican flags surrendered by General
Hull at Detroit, and those captured
b the British at Bladensburg and
Washington must all have displayed
fifteen alternate red and white stripes,
as well as the fifteen stars in the
In 1818, by an act of congress, the
stripes of the national flag were again
reduced to thirteen, and it was de
clared that the addition of a star to
th union shc:Ud thence-forward repre
sent each now state. A- newspaper
of the time, still kept in the govern'
ment archives, said: "By this regu
lation the thirteen stripes will repre
sent the number of states whose valor
and resources originally effected
American independence, and addition
al stars will mark the increase of
the states since the present constitution.-
From this time on the increase
of stars hi the constellation which
formed the union was steady, and dur
ing the war with Mexico, in 1846,
twenty-nine white stars were dis
played in the blue field.
The flags borne oy the regiments of
the northern army during, the four
years of the great civil war had thirty-five
stars in the union. This was
tfie full number of states then form
ing the national federation, as the
United States government had re
fused to recognize the constitutional
right of a state to secede from the
union. The retention of the stars
representing the southern states was
regarded ts a serious breach of mil
itary etiquette by the more punctilious
of the confederate leaders, and the
capture of one of the federal stand
ards was always well rewarded by the
authorities ac Richmond.
The regimental flags carried by the
regular and volunteer regiments dur
ing the Spanish war of 1898 displayed
forty-five stars hi the blue field of the
union, ten new states having been
added to the federation since the
great civil struggle which so nearly
severed :-be republic. This was also
the uVst foreign war In which the
state troops of the reualted country
appeared in the field together, and it
was the first occasion on which for
mer confederate officers of high rank
resumed the uniform of the United
States service. The great garrison
flag which was hoisted over Santiago
after the surrender of the city by the
Spanish commandant measured twen
ty feet in width by thirty-six feet in
length, the forty-five white stars
which formed the union showing dis
tinctly against the bright blue of the
One of Nebraska's Standard Institutions. Fifteen eminent
teachers. Two splendid buildings. Thorough Collegiate and
Academic Courses. Normal Courses leading to State Certificates.
Superior Commercial, Shorthand, Typewriting and Telegraphy De
partments. Beetadvantagee in music,. Expression and Art Tui
tion low Board $1.50 per week. Room 50c per week. Books free.
Delighted patrons. Growing attendance. Students hold good po
sitions. Catalog free. Correspondence invited. Fall term opens
Sept. 12. Addrera
WM. E. S!IKLL, 1). !., Pres.,
The best is none too
ood to rot your head
", eight hours in every
tunny-four. We .sell the
f am o us Kuuuerieh "
feather pillows, all bear
ing this tig
which is a guarantee of
clean feathers and elastic
also bear the tag of quality and we lm e handsome covers for them in leautiful patterus.
NO CHANCE OF CARS
mf VIA H
UNION PACIFIC 1
m In connection with the Wabash Railroad, tho Union Pacitiu
m now runs through Electric Lighted Sleepers to St. Loub W&
W and return. K
mm Pasaeatera are heard at aula eatraaea of tho Kxpo- Ww
flflj stttoa at a coBveateat hour la the uornlng. thu sanuic WM
fflflj ubw mad expense on arrival at St. Louis, aa avoiding the
Bflfl great crowds at the big Uulea SUttou.
I MANY HOURS QUICKER THAN ANY OTHER ROUTE
wA Illustrated Guide to Fair mm
mk free on application to Am
L W. H. BENHAM f
CHANGE FOR A QUARTER.
REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR.
A girl can be fooled by almost any
man that she wants to fool her.
When a girl Is Interested in a mar
ried ..woman It is a sign they are in
terested In a man.
When a man's suit Is favored by a
girl's mother It la a sign be Isn't get
ting aloag so well with the girl.
It's mighty queer how a girl will
carry on vim a muter is flying
around the gas Jet and sit perfectly
still while a mosquito Is chewing
down the middle of her back.
There Is hardly ,anythlag that can
make a woman prouder of her hus
band than to have him repair the
mowlBg machine himself to save
tweaty-flve cents, and break some
thug la It that costs 2 to replace.
New York Press.
ST. LOUIS AND RETURN.
Required to Comply
"How much money does It take to
make change for a quarter?" queried
the man whose fad Is freak mathe
matics. "Twenty-five cents, eh?
You're away out. To change a quar
ter in the various ways it can be
done requires a capital of 70 cents.
If a fellow wanted plenty of coin for
his quarter he'd tax you for twenty
Ave pennies. On the other hand, the
man who wanted the least loose
change for his quarter would come at
you for two dimes and a nickel. The
chap who wanted a diversity of coin
hi his change would get Into you tor
two 5 cent pieces, one dime, and five
pennies, which would allow him to
jingle copper; silver, and nickel in
"Others might ask you to produce
four nickels and five pennies, three
nickels and ten pennies, two nickels
and fifteen pennies, or one nickel and
twenty pennies. If you escaped
these demands you might be request
ed to come up with five nickels, three
nickels and one dime; oae nickel one
dime, and ten pennies; one dime and
fifteen pennies, or two dimes aad Ave
pennies. There are Just twelve ways
of "breaking' a quarter of current
United States coin, and to be there
with the goods for any demand you
require twenty-five pennies, two
dimes, and Ave nickels. In all, 70
1904 several opportunities to go
back East at greatly reduced rates will
Milwaukee & St. Paul
If you want to be kept pouted regarding low rates,
dates of sale, stop-over privilege, and train service, ad
vise me the probable time und destination of jour trip.
Through train service from nny point on the inuin
line of the Union l'acitic 1 tail road to Chicago every day.
r. A. MASH.
General Western Agent.
1524 Farnam Street
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 II I
I Soda Fountain.!
These are just the summer
time trimmings. An old re
liable drugstore. Preacri
tions filled by a registered
pharmacist. Everything in
the drug line and the best
cigars in town.
.......... .. rWWVW
DR. R. A. VALUER, p
Colnmltm, Nclir. X
ONCE IN A LIFETIME.
Loup and Platte Valley.
Lsnpe & Platte Valley News.
(Correspondence. ) People aro about
through stacKing now and eome have
commenced hayihg. flay is good.
The young people of Grentlli last
week met at the home of C. Bienz.
Ice cream was served and every one
present had a good time. The crowd
had their pictures taken before they
to vote this fall be would only vote for
the Parker electors and that wonld he
all. as the balance of the. ticket is
fusion. -T '
The base ball game on th 13th be
tween Humphrey and sTewm Gray
was a "hummer"aad waa weU attend
ed. The Humphrey bora fsayfl hall
except in on inning wl
horse and allowed ih
to run in f onr score.
were goose eggs cooked in th asm.
The final score stood, Hamphrey ;
On Tneaday and Tharaday, Aug. 9, 11,
16,18,23,25 and 30, the Union Pacific
will run special Coach Excursion from
Columbus, to St Louis and return at
th low rat of $11.50. Ticket will
have Anal return limit of seven days
good only in day coaches on any train,
regular or apreiil, IUaatrated gnid to
Fmr free on application.
Iaqnir of W. H. Benham, Agent
Th Union Pneifio in eoaection with
now ran throagh
Electric Lighted Sleeper to St Loni
andretam: rmnanasia are landed at
entrance of Exposition at a conven
ient hoar in th morning, thas saving
tun and xneuwa on arrival at St Lonia,
Union Station. Many hoar quicker
to th Hair free on
Poet Reg rata That Fortune's Favors
Are Not More Liberally Bestowed.
It was a pitiful mistake, an error
aad and grim. I waited for the rail
way train, the light was low and dim.
It came at last, and from a carriage
stepped a dainty dame, and, looking
up aad down the place, she straight
unto me came. "Oh. Jack!" she cried,
"oh, dear old Jack!" and kissed me as
ahe spake; then looked again, and,
frightened, cried: "Oh. what a bad
mistake!" I said, "Forgive me, maid
en fair, for I am not your Jack; and
aa regards the kiss you gave. I'll
that night I've often stood upon the
straightway give it back." Aad since
platform dim; but only once In a
a whole life do sues tilings come
xm OITlTf A
Cylinder Corn Seller
Can do more and better work
than any other sheller sold.
Our wagons will not scatter
your grain while on the road to
market or overtax your horses
with needless heavy draught.
Nflntlcn 'l'hii A
'I'tioui' Ni. IS. OKk-.t,
111. luli mieat A
l'.irljr lilix-Jt. ..
Hi will rtin-all jimrnrliMi and laioa;
liiTiirfn ttf.wi in.ilicii.n f;tilrt.
Biggies aid Carriages
OF THE LaTEST AND BEST MAKES.
Visit the Old Pelkj.
On far plus 12 for the round trip to
a great many points in Ohio, Indiana
and Kentucky. Tickets on sale Septem
ber 6, 13, 20, 27 aad October 11. Final
limit thirty days. Seam for full par
tienlara or write to L. W. Wakele j, Gen-
It rosts you nothing for
of all kinds of 'oed and
Hay. Low est prices and
tip-top iualitieB. Ww
have the lending
Livery and Boarding
Com and look our stock
over before buying : : : :
L. F. Rncros, Ticket Agent
lar-Blaekshiiih work ant!
Horse Shoeing short
Drive one of our rigs
once. Farmers, let us
care for your team Riyht
Ernst & Brock
ORDER BY 'PHONE. PAY"AT"
HOUSE WHEN FEED IS DEK.
UVERED.- - IND. TEL. No."
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