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In the Kitchen
Handy articles for comfort and clean
liness are just as necessary and as
fully appreciated as articles for other
parts of the house.
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Mops. Brushes, Brooms,
As well as clothes lines, Pearline, Sapo
lio and other items, can always be had
here, "Johnny-on-the-spot," and at low
est possible prices. Leave an order.
You know you need them.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
ABOUT OUR NEIGHBORS AND
FRIENDS CLIPPED FROM OUR
Frem the Osaatts.
there he weat to
Omaha oa baaiaess.
Gid Gates, who baa beea a resident of
David City for the last thirtyyeara, sold
his restaurant to two mea from Valpar
aiso and ia about two weeks will go to
Seattle and raa a hotel there.
tieroy Eayeart aad Miss Emma Bants
were waited ia marriage laatWedees
day 'at Osceola. Both are highly respect
ea youag people aad well knowa to
many of oar reader. They will live on a
farm west of Bellweod.
Weddiag aaaonacemaats are oat for
the marriage of Hiram Dam, formerly
a BeUwood boy bat bow of Hartford,
Kne., aBd Miss attaimlto Hopkins, which
will take place thelCthof thMasoalhat
the home of tbe bride's mother.
Faom the Sand.
Mrs. H. P. Boad was a Oolambas
Mr. aad Mrs. Ed Mustard leave today
for a vhitto their old home place ia
Hoop Pole towaabip, Pike eoaaty
W. J. Bryan. oalla W. H. Taftthe
-Great Postpone." Probably Bryaa
will find himself right for once, Taftv
aomiaatioa would oartsialy .postpone
Bryaa'a ekctioa to the prestdeaey in
- Ia its report of a wedding last week
the Oaceala Democrat ssys that the
bride is aa estimable "young lsdy who
has made bar home ia aad arouad Shelby
for saaay years." How aaaay years
yoaag doyou aappoae ahe ia?
Moaday moraiag last at the Catholic
church ia Silver Creek Mies Katy
Btarostks aad Mr. Joseph Zelasnywere
married., The groom is a resident of
Polk couaty and the biidenadaaghter
of Oearge 8taroatka of the lalaad in
Mrs. E. P. Ewiag want down
lambua Moaday on a few days
Mrs. F. T.Walker of Colambaa, vis
ited frieada aad relatives ia town a taw
days Uis weak.
to Mr. aad Mrs. Ohartee Magsa-
leporta all deiag aicely.
405 11th Street;
RMMTZ & CO.
to celloa frieada before hie departare
for West Punas, Missouri. Hereturaed
the same eveaiag. .
George Kohler and family moved to
Columbus this week to make their home.
Daring their few yeara stay ia Hum
phrey Mr. Kohler wos many friends who
will be aorry to leara of his moviag
ABnoaaoements are out for the mar
riage of Mies Christina Schueth, a daugh
tor of Judge and Mrs. Schueth, to
Okmas Muff, a brother of Maraaal Jos.
Ma The wedding ceremony will take
plaee ia SuFranois charch Tuesday
moraiag, October 8th.
Meadsmes Geo.. M. Smith aad Ed.
Kruae were dowa to Golumbaa yesterday,
to call oa Miss Clara Cooperwho ia at
St. Mary'e hoapitsl'reeeiving medical
treatawat. We are informed that Miss
Cooper Ja not improving very rapidly and
will probably be bresurht home.
Last week' Jae. Bipp sold his rastau
TBBtbiirinesn and flxtureato WnuBraun,
who took posBBBsioB October let. and on
Tuesday of this week he aad hiafaaiily
left for West Plaiaa, Missouri, wnare
they wfll make their future hoeae. The
Bipp'a have beea resideataof Humphrey
for the past tweaty-ive years aad have
many frieada here who regretted to aae
them leave, batwhowiah them health
aad prosperity ia their new home.
Mias Mame Bathbura and Mr. W. B.
Millar were united ia sssrriase at Bone
ateel, & D.t last Saturday afteraooa at
oaeo'dook. They left there immediate
ly for a wedding tour to southeast Iowa'
aad will return here ia a couple of
weeks, where they will be at home to
frisBda'after Oct. 96th. We join their
sssay friends. ia exteading'eoagratula-
Died at hie borne ia our city, Thursday
moraiag, Oct. 3, at 5:15 o'cloek, Jsmes
Ducey, aged '77 years, 1 mouth and 18
daya, Jasses Ducey waa born in Tip
parary couaty, Irelaad. on August' 15,
1890, and came to this country in 1871,
settling on a homestead one. aad a half
iailss south of towa. There he resided
for 81 yeara; .moviag to town just five
yeara ago. He leaves aa aged wife, five
daaghtera aad three aona to aaoara his
death. Fueral servioss were 'held at
the Oataolio church, Satarday asoraiag,
at aiae o'clock. He was i,mu of gea-
and aever forgot the
of the ptoaaar. The
though a beggar, aever
Mm! to find find and sbettsr if J he
sought it at Us hands, and he was t
home by the bedside of lb aide and
delighted ia'all Uada of aeighborly
oSfeaa.- Ha had Ikm adversity bravely,
aseajoyed prosperity quietly. Hehad
Sited the varioua relatione of life, aaaon,
hatband, father, brother, friead, aad
tiled them-welL Who oaa do mora?
ea from the ever leaseaiag roll of our old
eetUera, aad a solitary wosnaa in the
saaaet of lif e, aad a lonely hosae, are left
to attest how sadly they wfll an hiss.
It ataat be ao; these tender human Uei
Icaasot be severed without a pang. Yet
ia aaoh a death there is really ao oaaae
for grief. Hie life work waa done, aad
well done. He had pawed his goMea
wedding: day aad wearied with life's
duties aad ares, weary of esdferiag sad
waiting be lay dowa to rest. tHe lired
aobly aad died peaeef aUy at the ad
vasccd age' of 77 years. The stem
Reaper found bus se a shock of corn,
fully npe for ttmharvent." Not for him
be our tears! Bather; let aa orowa his
grave with garlaads; few of us will lire
aa km or aa watt, aad fewer yet will the
Aagal of Death great with saoh a loviag
Bora, oa Moaday, September 8Q, to
Mr. aad MavOllie Uaad. aaoa.
Bora, on Saaday, September 29, to Mr.
and Mm. Wsa. Webster, a daaghter.
Mias Alice Sahram want to Oolambas
Moaday, where ahe will attend baaiaess
Miss Grace Labker speat Saaday with
folks ia Oolumbua. She was
psaied by Mim Maude Hill.
Mrs. H. E. Darham aad two ehildrea
of Oomstock, aad Mm. Traelove of Co
lumbia areyiaitiag Moaroe fnenda aad
John Kelly hsa sold bis farm west of
town toOhas. Kelly, aad' bat week he
moved to Moaroe, oooapyiag the resi
dence recently vacated by G. H. Nash.
Lester Kelley went to Omaha last
Wedaes-lsy to take araaunation for sec
tioa foreman, and waa given the Fuller
ton eection for a permaaeBt poaitioa.
He moved bis family to that place last
WrE. Cole of Garden City, Kansas,
waa ia Moaroe over Saaday calling on
friends. He waa transacting business in
the eastera part of the atate aad came
ap to apead Saaday with friends and
There waa a romance in Monroe last
week which ended 'ia a weddiag at the
county seat Thursday.1 MtssZeUsLyon
arrived here from Evanaville, Iediaaa, a
week ago Moaday to visit with Mrs.
Tillie Muater, intending to remaia in
Moaroe. On Tuesday evening' of last
week Orville Baraard of Oheyenne arriv
ed here oa a haatiag trip, aad the two
aseC It waa a ease ofloveat first sight,
aad the result waa a jooraey to Golum
baa, where Judge Battersssn performed
the ceremony.'; They expectto remain
here' abeat a month and then go to Mr.
Barnard's home ia Cheyenne.
From the Lochias Olam.
The new priaiary law ia good for the
fellow that wants aa omce bad enough
to pay five dollars for, the privilege of
telling people that know he wants it.
'On Friday last two young Mormon
Buauonariea from Utah called on oa aad
requested the aae of the charch to hold
who objected The youag men talked
quite seaaibly aad vary plassantly; We
send missionaries to Utah and would
thiakit hard if the people there would
not give them a heariag aad lay it to
their fear of the light. Theprobabilitiea
are that they judge as the asms, and it ia
to their credit that theyame to the
ohurohea to proclaim their theories. If
they went around in the dark we might
object bat when they come to our light
for oompariaoa we ahould not fear.
From the SisaaL '
Wsa. 8ohrosder, of Columbus,
agaest of Mr. and Mrs. George
Scheidel, sr... the latter part of last
Fred W. Meyer departed for Harrison.
Nebraska, Wedaeaday where he will
assume, the priacipalehip of the public
A postal card from Wm. Bloedorn,
dated at Estea Park, Colorado, informs
aa that he aad his bride will be at home
October 1st, at Park Aveaae, Coun
cil Blafs, Iowa. '
Prof. F. 8. Lecroa came dowa town
last Saturday eveaiag with a asaile on
his face that "wouldn't vacate, and
whea aakad wherefore said, it8 a big,
fat boy, and I'm glad of itr
Mr. aad Mas. John Hennessey return
ed from Omaha Saturday evening, where
they bad beea called by the illness of
Mr. Heaaessey's aiater, Mrs. Margaret
Fogarty. Thar were aocompanied by
Masters Eddie aad Fraakie,soaa of Mrs.
Fogarty. Whan they left Omaha the
aiek lady waa improviag and considered
oat of.daager, but oa - Moaday a dis
patch informed them that aha waa dead.
On Tuesday Jan. Heaaesey aad the eld
er Fagarty boy weat to Ossaha to attead
the faneral, rataraiag Wedaeaday.
A couple of Morasoa preaehera held
forth on the bridge of sigbsia oar towa
evaaiag with aiagiag and
They, briefly told of the
peculiar faith of their charch, aad were
respsctfally Ustiaed to by a goodly buss
bar of people. Aasoag the liateoara
ware- Deaay Baberts aad Tha Croaia.
At oaa tisse they looked very edema, aa
-alssost pefaaaded." bat they
of the aAsrsksaDehef which was a(imm-
a law yeara ago by aa. act of cob-
and their hearts euddealy bsaama
A. bsaatiful doahw weddiag took
erne ef Mr. aad
1H fflg .
mawP'sL tI )ar at EvVLtbw
' bEHfetJ7Sair3L a, v9DP
-Aut. gU-ny aamalSrJi.
CBHwowr -s .----
THE WAY DP FLOUR
for pies and partly and of course the
Old Reliable bread is that manu
factured by the Cvlanawlg Roller
Mills. Uaiform in quality, there
can never be any "seconds,' for it is
made from the best selected wheat by
the latest improved scieatifc methods
and appliances. The use of WJ Up
flour meaaa a contented home.
Cilnbis Rsller Mills.
Tuesday, the occasion being the marri
age of Tbereaia Greisen and Guatav
Bernt, of Shelby, and Anna Greiaaa to
Mathew Giladorf, of Humphrey. The
tmpreaaive and beautiful ceremony was
performed at St. Anthony's church in
the morning. The aurriage ceremony
was performed, daring solemn nuptial
high mass, at which Father Detideroue,
of St. Anthony, and Father Floreatias,
of Humphrey Father Maroelenaa, of
.Columbus, assisted. The two bridal
couples and attendaata made a very im
pressive and bsaatiful appearance dar
ing the ceremony. After the marriage
an elaborate wedding feast waa given to
the soany guests at the home of the
two brides. Threats and AanaGraisen
were both born and raised in St. Anth
ony. There they spent their childhood.
They are a splendid example of young
women reared in the healthy atmos
phere of rural life. Mr. Bernt. though a
stranger, has made a most favorable im
pression on all with whom he comes ia
contract. He ia a prosperous young
farmer near Shelby, and where they will
make their home. Mr. Math Gilsdorf is
tbe second oldest son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Gilsdorf of Humphrey. He was
born and raised ia Platte county. He
has, prepared a bosae for hie bride in
Humphrey, where he ia engaged in
business. Wa extend aineere congratula
tions to both oouplee.
From the Tlraea.
U.M. MeFayden received a letter
from Tampa, Florida; Tuesday,-conveying
tbe sad news of the death of hie aia
ter Alice on the 24tfa of last month. De
ceased wss married io Mr. Brooks, snd
went to Florida with her husband in
1885. Mr. Brooke died ten or twelve
years sgo aad bis" window married
again. Her aeoondu husband died one
Neil" Oarwright went to Columbus
Tuesday to appear before the pension
board for examination. Mr. Cartwright
served four yeara in what ' is termed
Tbe Late Un pleasant Beas." He is now
badly crippled and his eyeaight is fail
ing him, being completely blind in one
eye. Urn frienda in Genoa nope that the
board will report, favorably on bis ap
plication for an increase of penion.
Ignoring father, mother, home and
friends, Lulu Simpkras and Tressie
Hawk, fourteen and sixteen yeara of age
respectively, started on Wednesday to
see more of this world thsn wss visible
ioNeligh. They were driven by a girl
friend to Oakdale and from there they
took tbe 'train to Albion, where tbe
sheriff of Boone county detained their
further progress. He had been pre
viously notified by sheriff Miller of Ne
Iigh to arrest and hold them if they came
his way. It waa the intention of tbe
run-awaye to land .at Genoa. Norfolk
"Wonder where old Jones is going,
remarked a young man at the depot tbe
other day aa W. G. Jones -boarded the
train.- Sosoe one, who appeared to
know, volanteered the information that
Mr. Jones-was going to Shell Lake,
Wiscbnsie, where he owned - real estate.
Only a few'people ia Genoa know Mr.
Jones. He is a plaia, unassuming man
of a retiring disposition, yet he no doubt
can command aa much money aa any
man in Nance oounty, but never makes
a display of his wealth. He is a aative
of Wales but came to this country sever
al years ago in search of health, and as
the climate of Nebraska agrees with him
better than any other place on earth, he
concluded to remaia here. Back in hie
native lead are factories, mines and
other industries ia which he is interest
ed, but be prefers a home in Nebraska
to a etreauoua business career in, Wales.
One year ago he took out hia Bstarali
zatioa papers and ia now aa American
Tbe rainfall in Una section eisoetsst
Friday registered four and oaa half ia
ebes. It wduld aeem that this would be
enough for tbe present. It has oertain
ly pat the ground in fine shape.
Cards were received by relatives last
week annouaeiag the marriage of Paul
Katoa at Oaklaad, California. Good for
Paul aad here is bopiagthat all aorta
of good thiaga may come to Mr. aad Mrs.
Eatoa in their father life
Wa leara that August Johnson will
return from California ia tha Bear f ntare
aad aaove oa to his father's farm south'
of the Beaver, and it ia ruasorad that Geo.
Robertson aad fasuly wfll slsoretua to
Genoa to'again to snake their home.
They all come back.
It .would be supposed Jadge Haasiey
aad JoBBaie Bares of Oelembue -know
They raided a farsssrw watarmelloa
patch tha last of tost week and
thsy got hosM discovered they were
Heary Hiaaiags. the maa who broke
his. leg while with the Union Pacific
t gang aboat three soontbs ago.
ia towa Moaday, having recovered
ao ha could leave the hospital hi Omaha.
J. D. Samuell of Archer is entitled to
the belt this year aa the champion pota
to grower of the county. Ha pleated
ao seres hut epriag and now has over
8,000 bushels to showor hia labors. The
tubers are of good quality. Next year
be will plant one hundred acres.
Rev. Father Dalfossa relinquished Isst
week his work aa priest of St. Michael's
parish, f ollowiag a ssrviee here of about
twelve yeara. He went from here to
Ossaha aad thence to Chicago where be
will be connected with the work in a
oataolio achool. Hia successor is Rev.
Father 0Ooaaor, fbt the past yearas-'
Blatant priest at the St. Agnes church
in South Omaha. -
-Oeewhis! "Look at that crowd, re-
saarked a Central City travaUag
the other day, as tha Burlington
gar pulled -in from the south aad a
throng of people surged around tbe oar
steps. 'Thst's whst we fellows are up
agaiast every where we go in Nebraska.
This 8-oent fare is certainly making bae
siBessfortbe railroads. It's gettiag ao,
we don't expect to find a seat more tana
half of tha time.
The announcement of ,tbe marriage of
Mias Jennie L. Johnson to Wilber Anson
Johnson, which took plaoe st York oa
Moaday of laat week, will be received
with considerable interest by Central
City people. Miss Jennie spent the
greater portion of her girlhood here and
baa saany frieada in this county. t With
her mother she moved to York about
two yeara ago SBd has since- been em
ployed in the telephone office there.
A good story is being told on Judge
Grimisoo, who waa in Central City a
short timesgo. When he got ready to
go home he purchased a ticket for
Sohnytor and shortly thereafter a pes
seager train pulled in. Without asking
any qaestiona Mr. Grimiaon picked up
his grip and atartedto board the train.
At the steps, however, he was stopped
by, the conductor who asked him where
he wsa going. The Jndge statsd his
destination. The conductor replied:
"You can't ride on this train. "I'll
show yoa whether I can't ride on Una
traia. Mr. Griminson rejoined which
sosse warmth. "I've pud my fare and
you have no right to keep me off "
"Well, all right, chmb 00," the man in
tbeunifoim remarked, and Hixzoner.
babbling over with wrath at the arro-'
ganoeof a big'oorporation, mounted the
step and found a seat in the coach.
He paid no atteation to the landscape
for some time after the. train started,
but finally, whea he glanced out of the
window he noticed that there wsa some
thing wrong with the country. Itdid
not look juat like the good old Platte
valley. He looked a little closer snd
discovered that every thing waa new to
him. A little alarmed he began to make
inquiries aad boob found that he was on
the .Stromsburg train and at that mom
ent waa speeding along towards Polk,
having left Hordville a few minutes be
fore. At Polk he disetnarked and wait
ed for the returning train.
Wednesday, Sept. 36, at the Swedish
M. E. church, at 3 o'clock p. m., in pres
ence of sbout two hundred invited guests
occurred the marriage of Andrew E.
Swanson to Miss Alma A. Nordgren,
Bev. Stromberg pronouncing the words
that made them husband and wife. The
new church just completed waa beauti
fully decorated with flowers for 'the
occasion, and the wedding march waa
played by Miss Ester Anderton. After
congratulations all repaired to the home
of the bride's parents, where all partook
of a bountiful .wedding dinner. The
newly wedded couple received many use
f ul gifts of which tbe following ia a list:
Mr. aad Mia, Joha 8wanaoa,oae hoodrad dol
Ian; Gilbert W, Swaaaaa, mantel clock; Olirer
M . Swaaaoa, hanging lamp; Fred N. Swaaaoa,
lamp; F. L, Swaaaoa, berry est; O. H, Bwaaeon,
tambteia; Mias Hiaaie Swaason, match safe;
O E. Swaaaoa, jelly epoon; J. M. Swaaaoa,
nae; Mr. aad Mia. Aagnat Earaan, table c)oth
aadBapkias; Mr aad Uta. Erick Laiaoa. table
cloth aad aapkiaa; Mr. aad Mrs. Martin Swaa
soa, tablecloth; Mr. aad Mrs, Clanace Mataoa,
table cloth; Mr. aad Mra. Frank 8alaader, table
cloth; Mr. aad Mia. Alfred Stone, lace caiViiia;
Alex sad Aaaa Rood, lace cartaiBa; Mr, aad
Mia.Chaa. Stone, towek; Mia. Borg and chil
dren, floor rags; Mr. aad Mrs. Martin Nehwn,
floor rags; Mr. and Mrs. Swan Swanson. floor
rags; Mr. and Mia. J. P. Johnson, floor rags;
Mr. and Mia. Chas. Billstone, floor rags; Mr. and
Mrs. Angnst Swanson, berry set; Mr. and Mrs.'
Hngo A damson, berry set; Oscar Dnnielson,
berry set; Wsitsrand Albeit Fredeiicson,beiry
set; Mamie aad Ida Atkins, center set; Otto
Nelson, salad bowl; Sadie Johnson, salad bowl;
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Nelson, plates; Ada An
derson, plates; Mr. and Mrs, Eton Swanson,
canter set; Mr. aad Mrs. Yceagreas, gravy
spoon, sugar shell and batter knife: Alex Rear
son, trait plates; Grant Johnson, fralt holder;
Mra. Nordgren, salad bowl and table-spoon;
Nordgren ehildrea, extension table; Mr. and
Mrs. Haas If aaaon, kniTSs and forks; Miss Ester,
Oainaon, linen center pitas; Victor Meyer.'
hand painted pictare; Bev. Mr. and Mrs. Stroew
berg and Miss Carlson, center set; Mr. and Mrs.
N. C Nelson, bon-bon tray; Andrew Anderson,
cracker bowl; Mr. and Mrs. Elias Olson, coffee
can; Mr. aad Mra. Martin Olson lamp; Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Adamsoa, lamp; Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
Parson, lamp; Mr. and Mrs. Albeit Anderson,
bed spread; Mr, aad Mrs. J. P. Anderson bed
spread; Mr. aad Mis. John Johnson,' bed
spread; Alfred Bwsasoa, bad spread; Herman
aad Carl Serers, hall nek; Mrs. Nek Nebor.
Isa aaaiais. 8ethand Selelia Lorn, ten spoons;
Mr. sad Mrs. A. P. Frederkkaon. teaspoons;
Mr. sad Mrs. Tarnell. tra spoons; Mr. and Mia.
O. H. BkaTdahl. ten .spoons; P. Person, tea
spoons; Mr. and-'Mra. Clause Peterson, tea
spoons; Mr. aad Mra. Alfred Olson, table spoons;
Mr aad Mia. George Nelson, table spoons; Ber.
Mr. aad Mrs. Johnson; berry spoon; Mary
Milam sad Baaan Penan.-harry sposn; Angus
Pennon, gravy spoon; Mr. and Mm. Nets B.
iwcUnc ehafa; Mr., aad Mrs. C. A
eentertaUe; Mr. aad Mrs. John Hog-
tnbhn.Mr. aad Mm. Alfred Nord-
gsa, eaaka; EmU Hammer, asnfaa; Gnat
rf sa aa sBMBmMSi
People in Doubt as
"Ding me If there wasnt a lot of dta
cuaslon about those signals," said tha
fat engineer. "A feller would be peg
ging along about 45 miles an hour
with a heavy train V come up agaia'
the signal at Danvera Croealn' all
"Now, Danvera Croeein waa a bad
spot to get stopped, 'n It didat tend
to amooth anyone's feella's to lay
there- the required time for aatomatie
signals n find everything all right
"Of courae, there waa only one ex
"Oh, yea, we decided that at a pro
tracted session of the stove commltr
tee. Farmer Bailey and bis two chil
dren were killed at Danvera CrossuV
duria' that winter V It waa only
"natural that their departed spirits
ahould get back by tamperlm with the
signals and set the operatta depart
ment of the road by the ears.
"What seemed to make the spook
theory more plausible' waa that the
tampering with the signals did not
begin unto after negotiations with the
railroad company by Balley'a relativea'
for damage clalma'had become dead
locked. "But I wouldn't fall for any such
thlngamajlgs In mine. However, the
afgnala up that way continued to play
hob with us, n' reports 'n complaints
at the main office didn't bring any Im
provement There was a reign of ter
ror among the train crewa.
1 was comln' east one night with
first 85, the livestock express, 'n' only
had just aa much time aa the law ai
lowa to get In "a make the export
steamer with 'em. I wasn't thlnkin'
much about spooks or spirits, but just
merely payin' attention to business.
"I wsa ahakm 'em along right lively
when comln' along there by Danvera
Crossln' the red .light on the signal
pole waa ahlnln' as brightly as the big
ruoy In the rajah's crown. I kept
steam on just as long aa I possibly
could, thlnkin' that the signal would
turn to white. But it didn't, n I came
to a dead stop.
"From what I could see the track la
the block ahead waa just aa clear as
a politicUn's conscience. However, 1
had to wait the required tea minutes
before procedin. Well, sir, the lan
guage I used about spooks a' auto
matic block signals In general while
we were standln there would have
"All of a sudden -down behind a
bush near the track was a aplashln.
wallerln' sound, as If some sue had
slipped n made a false step In the
ditch. k Immediately I thought It a
part of my duties to go down there
n Investigate. Iebbe I might see
Farmer Bailey's shade n talk him
out of this foolishness of tryin' to get
hep tamperln' with our signal system.
"I ran down the bank toward the
bush. The spook saw me comln' first
'n' evidently not wlshin' to be Inter
viewed, started to leg It across lots,
me hi full pursuit.
"It beat any Marathon cross-country
race you ever saw, nfy contest with
that shade. He was pretty swift on
his spindles 'n' I'm no' sellin' plater
"I was closln' the gap on him pretty
rapidly 'n' I was just mad enough to
give that ghost a good slap on the halo
when I caught up to him. ' Comln' to a
little brook crossln' the lot the spook
decided not to take the Liverpool an'
he stopped so suddenly that I nearly
went through him.
" Well,' I says, swingln' him aroun'.
the pleasure Is all mine. Toucan'
'"No, he returned in a voice
strangely familiar, but that belonged
to no spook, 'it's all mine, I saw it
first Tou just bike back to your train
'n move on.'
- 1 just felt aa cheap as a fur over
coat nt hades. There I'd been chaaln'
the superintendent of signals.
"Tou see the comiany had been
tryin a little test just to see who was
who n up to snuff on the automatic
signala toNfind out what engineers
were observin' the signals properly.
Of course they hadn't thought it neces
sary to take us Into then confidence
Kn except for the super's falsa step
wa wouldn't be wise ret"
" Smii WW. .
Made from cream of tartar derive
vOnety from crapes, the most wSela
dous and hetOtMul of 4U1 lri
to Where i tbe
FALL & WINTER
- Should Frst Come To
After that it hi easy to decide
Agent for the. Hart, Shffner ft Marx
Suits JCnd Overcoats. Also, agent for the
House of Kuppenheimer. Stetson, Tiger
and Champion Hats. Selz aad G. W.
Snow's celebrated Shoes Bear in mind
our prices are one and the same to alL
Let us build yon can. Wo put
nothing but the verr best ssstorial
aad workmanship ia thean. The
price is right.
FmnfieravBring ia your took
andimplemeats to be sharpened
aad repaired bow. It will save
you time when the epriag work
opens up. v
We keep only the latest aaeY
-toggi Mi CwOTtafts
lyOnr .Horseshoes stick "aad
don't lasse your horsetry them.
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We invite nil who desire choice
steak, and the very best cuts of
all other meats to call at our
market on -Eleventh street. We
also handle poultry aad fish aad
oysters in season.
Telephone' No. 1. - Columbus. Neb.
I carry tha best of everythmg
in myliae. The drinking pub-
. lMuiavitadtowoaaain and ass
141 Twelfth 8are
Dates can be made at the
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