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Some Things to Remember
About the Races
Remember the last 3 Days of July
Those are the dates for the races
Remember about two weeks beforehand to
invite your friends to visit you during the f
Remember that Columbus made good last
year, and the racemen will return and
bring friends. We'll have 150 horses . .
Remember the big home
the announcement of
Remember that SURENA, the guideless
trotter, will be with us again this year
Remember that our track was the fastest
- in Nebraska last year, and is much better
Remember the good time
and plan your work
Remember the races bring more people to
Columbus, give more enjoyment for the
money than any attraction of the year
Remember that the races will come on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July
29th, 30th and 31st
NOW PLEASE REMEMBER
DO NOT FORGET
Columbus Driving Club
6US SPEICE, Sec'y
Bout Mo. 5.
Farnk Chlopek Is hauling lumber for
a new barn.
A number of the young people will
hold a picnic at Gus Hadwiger's next
Carrier No. 5 is taking his annual va
cation and the substitute, Mrs." F. L.
Habn, is delivering mail on the route.
W. H. Honser ia using the road drag
on the road from the Platte bridge to
Chas Cockson's Jcorcer and is making! a
big improvement on that part of the
Eoate So. 1.
John LuchBinger and family visited at
the hone of Rudolph Jenny last Sunday
ChriB Michaeleon of Route 1 and Miss
Emma Krumland of Route 3 were viBit
ing at Leigh last Sunday.
Supervisor Schwarz was out on the
route Monday inspecting the bridges on
Shell Creek that the Standard Bridge
company has been building.
Last Sunday Otto Groteleuchen came
in from a western visit. He did not
mention the place he came from, but
judging from the nice team and buggy
and the smile on his face, it must have
been something important.
Soate So. 4.
Mrs. Gertie Zimmer lost one of her
best horses last Friday.
Roy Hall and Earl Douglass are har
vestiing wheat for E. M. Blore.
Herbert Person of Columbus, who has
been spending a few days with his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kleuver
returned home Friday.
Patrick Foley has had one of the
finest monuments in Platte county
placed in I8t. Joseph's cemetery. It re
quired seven wagons to take it to the
Mrs. Jacob Hoerley returned to her
home in Clearwater last Saturday, after
a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Smith Hilliard. Master Roy Hilliard
retained with her.
Mr. and Mrs. John Janing are chaper
oning a camying party at Steven's lake,
consisting of Messrs. Eilert Mohlman
aad Frank Kersenbrock and the Misses
Vera Stevenson and 4 Emma Zinnecker.
Irate . 3.
Chas Branken spent Snnday in Joliet
Eddie Brunken came down Friday to
see the clowns.
EdM. Obrest of Fayette. Iowa, is
working for Fred Buss.
Fred Bargmaan returned to his home
To Remember Everything About
the Races, put an X in
race and watch for
its date. It will be a
you had last year
so as to attend all
HOMER ROIBNSON, Pris.
in Riverdale, after a few dayB visit with
There was a party at the home of Mrs.
Seefeld last Sunday in honor of her
Farmers are all busy in the fields now,
Barley and wheat are good this year and
corn is laid by.
Arthur Viebruck, formerly with the
Park bain, is working for Fred Beblen
during harvest. '
Henry Raskowsky of Madison was 'the
guest of Miss Lena Godekin from Sat
urday until Monday.
Miss Tillie Niver, a graduate nurse
from Hahnermann hospital, Chicago,
who has been taking care of Mrs. J. C.
Moschenross during her sickness, re
turned to her home in Spalding Tues
day. Poet's Wife a Milliner.
Mrs. Richard Le Gallienne, the wife
of the well-known writer, will shortly
set up a real hat shop in Paris. It
is sure to do well, for she herself
did not disdain to begin at the begin
ning, working in a Paris modiste's
atelier until she had acquired all
those "beggarly elements" of hat
making which it is so dangerous to de
spise. Mrs. Le Gallienne, as many peo
ple know, is a Dane, born Miss Julie
Norregard, and her marriage to Mr.
Le Gallienne took place ten years ago,
the year after he published "The
Quest of the Golden GirL" Like her
husband, she has written a good deal;
in fact, she has been a very clever
and capable journalist, corresponding
for Danish papers as well as contrib
uting to the English press.
Thought It Time to Leave.
A young Scotch emigrant was
brought before the magistrate of a
Nova Scotia court, charged with hav
ing deserted his work on a certain
farm without giving due notice to
his employer. When asked what he
had to say in his defense, he replied:
"Weel, they gied me nout but brake
shaw to eat." Brakeshaw, it may be
explained, is the flesh of animals which
have died a natural death. "How was
that? asked the magistrate. "Weel
it was this way. Te ken, the auld coo
deed an we ate it, the auld bubbly
jock deed an' we ate it. Then the old
woman deed an I left"
Trained Nurses at Sea.
One of the great transatlantic steam
ship lines has added trained nurses
to the medical personnel of its ves
sels. This opens a sea career for the
trained nurse. Undoubtedly other
lines will do the same, and the nurse
will become as indispensable an ad
junct to the first-class passenger vessel
as the ship's doctor Star York State
Journal of Medicine.
SUBSTITUTE Ftft FRESH EGGS.
City Bakeries Use Them Powdered
An Appetizing Omelet. '
Powdered eggs are used by many
bakeries and have been looked upon
as successful in making custards and
dishes requiring many eggs. The
fresh egg is unque'stionably the most
wholesome and to be desired above all
others, yet it is seldom that city
dwellers procure them unless they are
well acquainted with the source of
supply, as cold storage and various
methods are resorted to to hold eggs
off the market until the prices have
risen above a certain figure.
When eggs are very high the omelet
la a forbidden luxury in many house
holds, says the Delineator. An
omelet made in this manner, however,
will meet all the demands of economy,
and will, at the same time, be as light
and fluffy as though prepared in the
ordinary and more costly way. Put a
cupful of finely-crumbed bread into a
bowl, and pour over it two-thirds of a
capful of sweet milk. When the
bread has become thoroughly mois
tened stir it with a spoon until it is
entirely smooth and free from lumps.
Add the yolks of two eggs, beating
them into the bread and milk one at
a time, then fold in the stiffly whipped
whites and pour into a well-buttered
baking dish. Bake in a moderate oven
until well set A pleasing variation is
to sprinkle the top of the omelet with
grated cheese and paprika before re
moving it from the oven. If a sweet
omelet is desired a general sprinkling
of maple sugar will prove pleasing.
NEW WAY TO SERVE BERRIES.
Slice of Orange Adds to Flavor of Dish
for Afternoon Tea.
A dainty way of serving strawber
ries was noted at an afternoon tea.
The hostess was a Virginian, and she
stated modestly that her idea was not
original, but that she had copied it
from a very pretty tea in Richmond.
Large navel oranges were cut in
rather thick slices without peeling.
One of these was placed in the center
of a pretty Dresden plate and heaped
high with powdered sugar. About it
was arranged a circle of large un
hulled berries, each with its stem
pointing outward. The dishes, as
served, looked so attractive that every
one exclaimed. The commingling odor
of the orange and strawberry was en
trancing, and the taste left nothing to
be desired. Even with gloves on it
was an easy matter to eat the berries,
taking each by its long stem, dipping
it in the sugar already flavored by the
orange, thence conveying it to the
mouth. The slice of orange was a
bonne bouche by itself, a spoon being
used to dispose of that after the
strawberries. Delicate wafers accom
panied the berries.
Queen of Puddings.
Take one quart of milk, one pint of
bread crumbs, the yolks of four eggs,
one teacupful of white sugar and the
rind of one lemon. Beat the yolks and
sugar together, then stir in the
crumbs and milk and bake until a
light brown. Beat the whites of the
eggs to a stiff froth, stirring in four
tablespoonfuls of granulated sugar.
Place over the top of the pudding a
layer of tart jelly currant is very
good and over all spread the egg
froth. Bake in the oven until this
meringue is a light brown. Served
either hot or cold, with or without a
wine sauce, it ia an appetizing dish.
For special occasions an addition of
currants and raisins makes this pud
ding even more delicious.
General Rules for Washing Day.
Light the fire and get a good supply
of hot water.
See that all materials, such as soap,
soda, blue, salt and ammonia are at
Rub the clothes, and not your
Use nothing that will injure the
Take care to get out all the dirt
Have plenty of clean water, or the
clothes will soon become a bad color.
For woolens and prints very hot
water is not required, so while the
fire is burning up begin to wash the
One quart of milk, one pint of cream,
two cups of sugar, whites of eggs,
Juice of two lemons. Dissolve one of
the cups of sugar In the quart of milk
and the remaining cup of sugar with
the lemon juice. Place the milk and
sugar in an ice cream freezer and
freeze to the consistency of thick
cream. Add lemon juice and sugar
and when this mixture is frozen nearly
solid turn in the white of eggs beaten
stiff. Freeze the whole until solid and
pack with ice and salt and allow to
stand for two hours before serving.
Butter a baking dish. Put a layer
of bread cut In pieces one Inch
square with crusts removed. Sprinkle
thin sliced cheese over the
bread and dust with salt and a few
grains of cayenne. Add other layers
of bread and cheese, seasoning as be
fore, using In all about one cup of
cheese. Beat two eggs slightly, add
one pint of milk, pour over bread and
cheese. Bake about half an hour in
Economical Plum Pudding.
This Is said to be equal to any plum
pudding and is certainly far less ex
pensive. Mix together a cup and a
half of flour, one cup brown sugar,
one cup grated suet, one cup seeded
raisins, one cup of cleaned currants
or chopped prunes, one cup of grated
carrot, one cup of grated potato, one
quarter cup of mixed orange peel, nut
meg, cinnamon and clove n taste.
For a quart of strong lemonade al
low a half pint of bottled grape juice
or home-made sweet grape wine, and
two tablespoonfuls of shredded pine
apple, if fresh Is not available. And
if in season, crushed strawberries
Stir well, serve with crushed ice and
seltzer or mineral water.
A Center af Discussion.
"There is one bad feature about
1 sfcaald say so. Ha ajacs thzoagk
H. G. PERSON
Smithing, Wagon Making and
REMEDIES AT HAND
MEDICINE CLOSET IMPORTANT
ADJUNCT TO HOME.
the Country, Where Physician
Not Available for Immediate
Call, Supply of Drugs Is
Keep your medicine closet in order.
In every household, especially in coun
try homes, where doctors and drug
stores are far away, there should be a
well-supplied and well-kept medicine
closet This should be locked or high
up out of reach of children.
Have everything labeled and plainly
marked, with the average dose written
on it Have drugs marked "for exter
nal use" if used for that purpose only.
It is through carelessness and lack of
plain marking that many cases of
poisoning have occurred.
It is the custom now, however, for
all poisonous drugs to be put in blue
bottles so as to help prevent mistakes
of this kind. Labels all prepared to be
stuck, with mucilage on the back, can
be procured at drug stores or station
ers, and are very convenient for re
marking medicine bottles if they need
It is a good plan to go through your
medicine chest once or twice a year
and empty out old prescriptions, as
they become stagnant and worthless
after several months that is, some do
and they undergo changes from
Keep a few empty clean bottles in
your medicine closet and clean corks,
also keep some soft clean old linen
cloths for cut fingers, etc. Have a
few bandages of different widths, a
spoon and a medicine glass (like a
small wine glass, only it is marked
off in eight teaspoons, making one
You should keep on hand in your
medicine closet some staple drugs,
such as calomel, in tablets or powders,
of one grain each; quinine, one grain;
brandy, codeine (for pain), one-quarter
grain; castor oil, Epsom salts, Rochelle
salts, carron oil, for burns; alcohol, for
external use; turpentine and vaseline,
for external use, especially for colds
in the chest and bronchial colds; mus
tard leaves, so-called, which come as
an already prepared mustard paste, for
Have your medicine closet beyond
the reach of small children, as fatal
accidents have occurred from children
having access to the medicine closet
It belongs to good housekeeping and
to the complete homemaker to have a
medicine closet up to the usual de
mands of ordinary circumstances. If
you do not need the medicines, so
much the better.
When I say closet I do not mean, of
course, the usual large closet built in
all modern bedrooms. I allude more to
a wall cabinet or shelves inclosed and
containing doors. These are provided
or built in all modern houses, gen
erally in the bathroom, but in country
houses, especially in old-fashioned
houses, where there are none, one
could easily be made by a carpenter.
Fasteners for Waist.
An improvement over hooks and
eyes for a waist that is to be opened
on the shoulder and down the side is
to sew on the small ball and socket
fasteners that are used for the vents
in dress skirts. There will be no tear
ing of lace or embroidery in hunting
for eyes or loops, for tco fasteners
clamp together easily and arc just as
Ware & Leland
Private wire to Chicago
and all other s market
J. N. OLSEER, Hgr.
Spend Your Summer Vacation at
Aug. 7th to 16th
Finest camping grounds in the state
Abundant shade High hills Boat
ing Charming scenery A splendid
program continues through the ten
Partial list of Talent: Mrs. Flor
ence E. Maybrick, of English pris
on fame Guy Carlton Lee Walt
Holcomb Sylvester A. Long
Strickland W. Gillilao-H. H. Har
monBess Gearhart Morrison
Cleveland Ladies' Orchestra Dun
bar BelT Ringers Fullerton W. O.
W. band Hon. Arthur K. Peck
Virginia Warblers and others.
For program books, prices of tents
and tickets, address
H. M. Kellogg
WOMAN BRAVES FROZEN NORTH.
Makes a Trip of 1,100 Miles on Snow
shoes or Dog Sled.
After a trip of 1.100 miles through
the unknown northland, Mrs. Beech
has arrived in Winnipeg with her hus
band and son, none the worse for the
trip, which was the longest ever un
dertaken by a white woman under
similar conditions, says the New York
Press. With 18 dogs", they left their
homestead, north of the Churchhill
river on December 10, the trip occu
pying a little more than three months.
Their adventures and the privations
they suffered were far worse than they
Mres. Beech is more than 55 years
years old, and the trip was made
against the advice of traders in the
far north. She arrived, however, in
excellent health. For the first week
the snow was In first-class condition
for fast time and they reached the
Nelson river on the seventh day out
They found the river flowing, how
ever, and crossing Impossible. Food
was scarce, and after 23 days in which
they were close to starvation they
were able to cross the river and ob
tain supplies from the Hudson Bay
For 45 days Beech and his wife and
their son were continuously on snow
shoes. The worst experience of the
trip was from January 23 to 27, when
the thermometer registered 60 below
zero. The party managed to kill a
polar bear, which provided needed
food for the travelers and their dogs,
the skin eventually being disposed of
to the Hudson Bay company for $30.
Beech witnessed a queer Indian
funeral on his way down. It was that
of Chief Sinclair of the Norway House
Indians, the body being followed to
the grave by 3,000 members of his
Beech was once a prominent mem
ber of the Winnipeg grain exchange,
but several years ago lost heavily on
wheat, and then decided to go into
the north country for rest and means
of earning a livelihood.
When Conkling Posed.
When the first suspension bridge
was thrown over Niagara there was
a great and tumultuous opening cere
mony, such as the Americans love,
and many of the groat ones of the
United States assembled to do honor
to the occasion, and among them was
Roscoe Conkling. Conkling was one
of the most brilliant public men
whom America has produced; a man
of commanding, even beautiful, pres
ence, and of, perhaps, unparalleled
vanity. He had been called (by an
opponent) a human peacock. After
the ceremonies attending the open
ing of the bridge had been concluded
Conkling, with many others, was at
the railway station waiting to depart;
but though others were there, he
did not mingle with them, but strutted
and plumed himself for their benefit,
posing that they might get the full
effect of all his majesty.
One of the station porters was so
impressed that, stepping up to anoth
er who was hurrying by trundling a
load of luggage, he jerked his thumb
in Conkling's direction, and:
"Who's that feller?" he asked. "Is
he the man as built the bridge?"
The other studied the great man a
"Thunder! No," said he. "He's
the man as made the falls." Put
Some Fast-Day Superstitions.
In Armenia, fasts, both of necessity
and of choice, are very general, and
strictly observed. The most common
length of time for abstinence from
food is seven days.
Throughout this long period the Ar
menians, imbued with religious fever,
partake of no food. Only in the case
of the young unmarried woman Is
any concession allowed.
The young men, on the seventh day
of their fast, are allowed, by old and
sacred custom, to eat a little cake, free
ly mixed with salt.
By this means dreams of pure,
sparkling, fresh water will be certain
to visit the young man.
strange superstition is connected
with these visions. The dreamer will
see a maiden approach the stream,
aad she will carry him a jug. filled
fto the brim with sparkling water.
The dream maiden will be the girl
whom Fate has decreed ha shall
This strange superstition is found in
Armenia wherever the habit of fast
ing is observed, and it is believed in
with the utmost faith by the unmar
He Worked for It.
Some years ago there lived In Ar
kansas a man named Reynolds who
owned a narrow gauge railroad from
Malvern Junction to Hot Springs. It
was partly due to the fact that he
had put by a neat little fortune, and
partly to his habit of wearing an enor
mous diamond shirt stud that he
had won the nickname of "Diaaiond
It was Diamond Joe's boast that bo
one had ever stolen a ride on bis
little 25-mlle road; aad, not content
with telling this to his friends, he of
fered a reward of $100 and a suit
of clothes to the man who ceald 4o it.
One elear moonllgnt nlgnt a man
came into his office, dripping from
head to foot.
"Is this Mr. Reynolds V he asked.
"Yes," replied the owner of the nar
row gauge, Involuntarily glanotag out
to see If It was raining.
"Wall, rve come for that suit of
clothes and the $100. I've beat say
way on your road, Mr. Reynolds, in
the boiler tank of the engine; It was
hard work keepin 'my bead above wa
ter, but I did it and here I am!"
Beat to a cream two eggs, one and a
half cups sugar, three-quarters of a
cup of butter or the same amount of
lard to which a little salt la added.
Chop fine a large cupful of English
walnuts and beat into the creamed
mixture. Add enough lour to roll,
about two heaping cups, and a scant
teaspoonful of baking powder. Roll
as thin as possible and bake In mod
erate oven. These are delicious and
not at all expensive if lard be used,
as this quantity will mak about AO
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r BJfeBIi!BJa 'SssSBr
BT BT Vfj(!JBjBB as
"Master of human destinies am I,
Fame, love and fortune on my footsteps wait,
Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate
Deserts and fields remote, and passing by
Hovel and mart and palace soon or late
I knock unbidden once at every gate.
If sleeping, wake if feasting, rise before
I turn away. It is the hour of fate,
And those who follow me reach every state
Mortals desire, and conquer every foe
Save death; but those who doubt or hesitate,
Condemned to failure, penury and woe,
Seek me in vain and uselessly implore.
I answer not, and return no more."
I can find no words to express the present situation more clearly than
'the above beautiful poem from the pen of John J. Ingalla.
Stop and ask yourself the cold blooded business question: How long
will land that produces from 35 to 5 bushels of premium wheat, 8 to
135 bushels of oats, and all other small grain and grasses in the same pro
portion, remain at the present low price of $14 to $15 per acre?
There is NO SPECULATIVE FEATURE about this proposition-it is
a business INVESTMENT of the MOST CONSERVATIVE NATURE.
Our next trip will be
The private car, Ienza, will leave Columbus direct for Canada.
You will find some of your friends on the car.
CHAS. L. DICKEY, Representative
TOLL TO NEPTUNE
HUMAN LIFE IS THE C08T
Officers Declare Accidents Unavoid
able If Men and Ships Are to
Be Kept Up to the Proper
Within recent months there have
been serious accidents to naval ves
sels belonging to several nations. Al
though they have been due to a va
riety of differing causes, they may be
divided, broadlv sneakinc. into two I
classes: due to errors in fnaneuver- f far as that Se3- l have been on BUm
ing. resulting in collisions, and those j mer practice cruises with one of the
due to explosions in the ammunition Atlantic squadrons, along the New
stores. I England coast when, as we crept from
Naval officers say that such acci
dents are merely so many manifesta
tions of fate; that a sailor takes
chances when he goes to sea, and that
once in a while he is bound to have
a chance against him.
The navy which keeps its ships and
Its personnel up to an efficiency near
est to that which would actually hold
in war-time is the navy most likely
to have accidents, they say. And in
witness of this they point to the Brit
ish navy, with its ceaseless maneuvers,
in fog. rain and snow, and the frequent
target practice on American men-o-war.
"It is not fair to ascribe accidents
such as those which have visited the
English men-o'-war to neglect of duty.
In any way or fashion," said an officer.
"And when you say psychologicad influ
ence, you mean, in effect, that they
permitted something to step between
their duties and themselves. This is
not so, I am sure. A man who goes to
aea particularly a man who goes to
sea on a warship, is bound to have to
"If a nation keeps its navy up to a
oolnt of maximum efficiency it is
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oound to be in more danger than it It
lay, like the Chinese navy, swinging at
anchor In some home port. In the
English navy they are great on man
euvers. . I don't know that they have
any more than we do I should say
they probably have about the same
number, and of no more stringent a
"But. anyhow, they make a specialty
of sending out their ships in all kinds
of weather, fair and stormy. The Eng
lish channel is a maze of tricky cross
currents, and the coasts of the British
Isles are often obscured by thick fog
blankets. The weather in that part
of the world is not a bit better than
it ought to be, which does not make
It an easy maneuvering ground. As
port to port, we were constantly sur
rounded by a mantle of fog.
"it's six of one and half a doxen of
the other. No matter how highly you
train men. how careful they are, or
how little chance they take, once in a
while something must happen. We are
training our sailors to be as good
marksmen as any in the world, and
keeping them rigidly to that state of
ability, but we can't do it without risk
ing lives and losing them. You caa
take every possible precaution and
still there are chances of accidents.
Call them sheer visitations of Provl-
j dence If you will guard against them
cioseiy, out yet tney are apt to nap
pen. They are the price of efficiency."
Were you ever annoyed by having
your boiled dumplings come to the
table in a more or less solid mass in
stead of in well-shaped, separate balls?
If you have been, watch the cook.
She probably dropped the dumplings
into the water together instead of put
ting them in one at a time, as should
always be done if they are not to stick
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