The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, September 09, 1908, Image 1

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Files of The Journal, Sept. 9, 1874.
Luther 11. North of this place, who
returned on Friday laBt from General
Ouster's exploring expedition, submitted
to an interview by a Journal reporter,
who obtained from him the following
particulars: Mr. North was connected
with the scientific part of the explorers,
as assistant to G. B. Grinnel, a paleon
tologist of Yale oollege. The expedition
started from Fort Lincoln, under com
mand of General Custer, on tbe 2d of
July, with ten companies of cavalry, two
of infantry, besides teamsters and pri
vate citizens, to the number of one hun
dred and fifty. Bismarck, opposite Fort
Lincoln, is tbe last settlement. Mr.
North describes the country between
that and the Black Hills as poor and
desolate looking, vegetation short and
dry, and the conntry all burned over on
their return. The water along the route
until the foot of tbe Hills, is poor, im
pregnated with alkali. Mr. North de
scribes the Black Hills as a wonderful
.country. The valleys are narrow, but
look productive. There is a vast amount
of pine timber, mostly pitch pine, but
some spruce. The water in the moun
tains is very excellent. Game is abund
ant, audi as deer, elk, grizzley bear, be
sides plenty of small game. Good fish
are fouud in abundance, but of a variety
which none of tLe expedition seemed to
be acquainted with. There was no
trouble with the Indians at any time,
though fresh camping grounds were
found. There was nothing of extraor
dinary interest occurred, and nothing of
special note discovered. At tbe head of
tbe Grand river, the explorers came upon
a cave, of which they had heard a good
deal of their Indian guides, one of them
saying that the devil and all his imps
lived there, and that the Great Spirit
had painted hieroglyphics on the walls,
that these often shone like fire, and that
yells and groans were heard to proceed
from the cave. When explored, however,
it was found to have no particular inter
est attached to it. The "reception room"
was about fifty feet long and twelve feet
high, and they succeeded, by crawling on
their bellies, in running to a point four
hundred feet from the entrance. The
hieroglyphics turned out to be rude pic
tures of Indians, suns and horses, such
as savages paint on their buffalo robes,
and some of the party allowed that if the
"Great Spirit" couldn't paint better than
that he bad better sell out. This is tbe
first expedition that ever entered tbe
Black Hills, though several had been
aiound tbem Gold was found, and the
miners were satisfied from tbe prospect
ing that there was abundance of it. At
a depth of six feet it "panned out"
twenty-five to fifty cents a pan. The
expedition returned to Fort Lincoln on
August 30th.
Two and one-half
acres located 12
blocks from our
postoffice. A beau
tiful site for an
outside home.
AND 60.
The old settlers of Oolfax county held
thair seventh annual picnic last weak at
Schuyler. It was a great saoeess, tbare
beiag three taoaaand people in attend
ance. Tbe following is taken from tbe
Free Lance: "W. A. McAllister, for
years an attorney of Colnmbaa, but one
of the first settlers in this county, the
family locating south of Richland along
the lake that now bears the name, was
the next speaker. He said he came here
as a boy fifty years ago when there were
oountless buffalos and when Indians
were plentiful. He told about an Indian
massacre at Plum creek. He reviewed
the trials and hardships of those days
and told how they had to go to Omaha,
to market, which meant a week's trip
three days each way hauling grain down
and provisions home. The settlers sold
feed to freighters and emigrants and al
ways got from one to two dollars per
bushel for it. In those days there was
but one threshing machine in the coun
try to do threshing for the settlers who
were along the Platte river and few and
far between. The prices were ten cents
per bushel for wheat and six cents for
oats. He mentioned the old settler and
their dances and entertainments, going
miles to same. It was an interesting
and entertaining 'review. One good
point was the pride he always took in
tbe state, even at that early date."
Columbus is going to have the largest
grain elevator in the state outside of
Omaha and Lincoln and it will be com
pleted and ready for business by Decem
ber 1. The T. B. Hord Grain Oo. are
erecting this building for their use and
it is being built modern throughout,
and is to be used mainly for cleaning in
transit tbe grain bought at their twenty
one elevators located on the Union Paci
fic. The elevator will have a oapoity of
230,000 bushels, and is 182 feet long and
the elevator portion on the west part
will be 107 feet high, from the track. It
will be equipped with power unloaders
for unloading cars; car puller, cleaner,
and patent cooler for taking care of grain
that may become heated. Belt convey
ors, one at the top and one at the bot
tom, and each 150 feet in length, will be
used to transfer the grain from one por
tion of the building to another, and two
elevator stands will be used for elevating.
It will require individal motara whose
power aggregate seventy-five horse pow
er, to operate tbe machinery, and this
will be furnished by the city plant.
Twenty-five cars of lumber, sixteen cars
of tone, twelve oars of saad and three
oars of cement will be used in the con
struction of the building.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Stevenson was tbe scene of a pretty but
quiet wedding Monday afternoon when
their oldest daughter. Miss Vie, was
united in tbe holy bonds of matrimony
to Lawrence Shaw. The nuptials were
pronounced by tbe Rev. Dibble, pastor
of tbe Congregational church, late in the
afternoon, in the presence of a few re
latives and intimate friends of the bride
and groom. Mr. and Mrs. Shaw depart
ed immediatly after th9 ceremony for
Omaha for a short sojourn. The bride,
who has been employed as stenographer
in the Columbus Creamery, which is
owned and operated by her father, is well
known, and by her kind and gentle man
ner has won many friends. The groom
who was formerly from Kearnev, is one
of Columbus' progressive young men
and for tbe past year has been employed
as book-keeper in tbe Columbus Cream
ery. Mr. and Mrs. Shaw will make this
city their future home.
Tbe Fourth annual reunion and en
campment of the Westlicber Krieger
bund (German Western Veteran Asso
ciation) will be held in Columbus
September 4, 5 and 6, 1909. The reunion
this year was held at tbe German home
in Omaha and about 8,000 people were
in attendance. The two delegates rep
resenting the local order were Bert
Engleman and Gust Harms, and besides
the delegates Editor Kinder of the
Biene and others were in attendance.
The organization is three years old and
composed of men who have served an
enlistment in the German army. The
distriot which will be represented at the
Columbus reunion is composed of all
tbe western states, and as the order is
growing rapidly at least 4,000 people
will be here then. The local society was
organized last spring and has member
ship of twenty-eight, Peter Schmitt
being president and H. F. Greiner, sec
retary. Dr. A. G. Luesohen, who has been lo
cated in Columbus for tbe last few years,
has sold his practice to Dr. Campbell of
Beatrice, bis successor taking charge
about November 1. Sometime ago Dr.
Lueschen took a trip to the Pacific
coast and the city of Los Angeles, and
tbe result was his decision to move to
that city and engage in bis profession.
Tbe doctor will leave this city about
November 1 and go to New York city for
a post graduate conree. after which he
will go to his new location. This deal
does not include the new building which
he is putting up on Olive street, as ho
still holds that and will rent tbe second
story to his successor and the floor to
Mrs. Foskett, who will move the Racket
store into it.
Eighty acres of land for sale
ia Butler eoaaty E. 1-2 S. W.
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drnaa A. f.aHranr. 99AA Inmate
Dr. Nausaaaa. Dentist 18 8b
O. S. Prieb, paiatiag and paper
People who get results advertise ia the
Dr. C.A. Allenbnrger, office ia new
State Bank building.
A full line of street bate at popular
prices. H. H. Btirea.
Ralph Drake was a Lincoln visitor
several days last week.
Drs. Carstenaon ft Hyland, Veterinar
ians. Both phones 212.
Dr. D. T.Martyn. jr., offioe'new Oolum
bos State Bank building.
Balance of our wall paper goes at SO
per cent discount. Leavy.
Anybody can kodak if you'll let Nie-
wohner explain. Kodaks $1 to f 100.
Miss Mildred Woods of Rogers, was
visiting Columbus friends a few days
last week.
For Sale Four room house with two
ots, a bargin. Inquire at the Nebraska
Biene office.
Aristo gold post cards
Print. Wash. Fix.
for kodakers.
That's all.
John Brunken left Wednesday morn
ing for Tahoma, Oklahoma, to visit with
his son Gustav.
J. G. Soderlund, Sam Anderson, A. J.
Westine, of Genoa, were visitors in Co
lumbus todsy.
Millinery First showing of fine
tailored and ready-to-wear fall models.
H. H. Stires.
Mis. Jamss Curtis of Palmar, Neb.,
was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. O. C.
Shannon, last week.
Mrs. E. H. Jenkins goes to Madison
Thursday morning for a short stay with
friends, and to see the county fair.
Mrs. Will Templin and Miss Minnie
Smith of Monroe, were the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Martin Bloedora Monday.
Robert Albert, son of Judge Albert,
left last Wednesday for Valparaiso, Ind.,
where he will attend a medical school.
Oscar Witte, who has been visiting
friends in tbe oity for tbepsst few days,
returned to Waco, Nebr., Monday even
ing. "
Luoile Merz infant daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Otto Mere, who reside east of
town has been quite ill for the past few
Harry Hagel returned Saturday night
from Lincoln where he had been for
several weeks visiting with his brother
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hollenbeck return
ed this morning from a ten days eight
seeing trip through Colorado, Wyoming
and Utah.
Lost Between town and the Platte
bridge, a man's brown coat. Finder
leave same at John Branigan's barn and
receive reward.
Cigar salesman wanted in your local
ity to represent us; experience un
necessary; $110 per month and expenses.
Write for particulars. Monroe Cigar
Co., Toledo, O.
The latest word from L. F. Gotteohalk
is a card dated London, England, Aug.
26. He had finished his tour of the con
tinent, and the next message from him
will probably announoe his homeward
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kummer and two
daughters, Stella and Helen, returned
Saturdsy evening from Cambridge,
where they have been visiting relatives
for the past two weeks.
There will be a civil service examina
tion held at the Columbus post office for
the position of substitute city carrier,
tbe successful applicant to fill tbe posi
tion now held by Substitute Carrier
Harry Graves, for more than two
years holding a lucrative position in
Washington, D. C, returned home
Thursday evening. He has a two
months' leave of absence, but if the fish
bite to suit him tbe chances are that he
will remain here during the winter.
J. E. Kaufman went to Grand Island
several days ago and submitted to an
operation, which was preformed upon his
throat the same day he arrived in that
city. His many friends will be pleased
to learn that he is getting along nicely,
but it will be some time before he will be
able to return home.
H. B. Reed, rural carrier on route No.
3 from Columbus, is at York this week
attending the state convention of rural
carriers as a delegate from Platte coun
ty. There are representatives from this
county, tbe other one being Mia. Ruth
Kenyon of Monroe, and they will try
and secure tbe state convention for this
Secretary GrueBther of tbe Bryan volu
nteers moved his headquarters aad office
force to Lincoln the first of the weak
and opened them up in the Lincoln hotel.
As Mr. Gmenther is secretary of the de
mocratic atate oomnitte, and they are
located in the same place, it will be much
more convenient for him to keep in
touch with both orgaaisatioaa.
Wall Paper
Now that spring is on
the way, would it not be
a good idea to think
about repapering the
rooms? Our line of wall
paper has never' been
surpassed, either in qual
ity, pattern or price,
and all who have had
work done by us have
been well satisfied.
Kavanaugh t Betterton
Drs. Paul and Matzen, Dentists.
Dr. Luesohen Occnlist and aurist.
Dr. Valuer, Osteopath. Barber block.
Dr. W. H. Slater, veterinarian, phone
First-class printing done at the Jour
nal office.
M. C. Calto made a business trip to
Omaha Tuesdsy.
Daisy worm powder (for hogs.) Does
the work. Leavy,
For storage room, enquire of the
Columbus Hide Co.
You'll get fountain pen satisfaction if
you go to Niewohner's.
Julius Phillipps of Genoa, spent Sun
day at the home of Leopold Platb.
Many an hour's comfort in a good
pair of glasses. Try Niewohner's.
The Miawon Bertha Hirsbruner and
Maggie Seipp spent Sunday at Rogers,
visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Staub are the proud
parents of a fine babygirl, which arrived
at their home Sunday.
Miss Ernstine Rhode returned home
last Taesday after Y" few weeks' visit
with relatives in Illinois.
Otto Walters will leave again this
week for Lincoln where he will resume
his studies at that place.
Miss Alice Lyons of this city has ac
cepted the position of primary teacher
in the Lindsay school.
Miss Bernice E. Breecrof t of Omaha,
arrived in tbe city Saturday evening for
a short visit with friends.
S. E. Baker of David City, formerly of
this city, was calling on Columbus
friends several days last week.
Mrs. E. L Browne returned last
Thursday from 8t. Louis, where she has
been visiting friends for several weeks.
Miss Agusta Kaufman left Friday for
Grand Island where she will visit with
her sister, Mrs. Harry Lohr, for a few
The Orpheus society held their last
pioaio for the season last Sundsy at their
halt A large crowd attended, and all
reported a good time.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Damron returned
Saturday evening from Plattamouth,
where they have been visiting relatives
for the past few days.
Miss Mazie Magill left Saturday for
Oreston, where she will visit with friends
and relatives for a week, and will also at
tend the Madison fair.
Mrs. U. S. Conn and children have
returned from Fargo, North Dakota,
where they have been the guests of rel
atives for several weeks,
Al Rieder went to Germantown Mon
day morning to take charge of a lumber
yard for two weeks, while the local mana
ger is having his holiday.
Smoke Victoria, five cent cigar, and
White Seal, ten oent cigar, both Colum
bus made goods. They are tbe best
brands offered in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becher arrived in
the city last Friday evening from Miss
ouri. Mr. Becher says he intends to
stay in Columbus for the present.
Mr. and Mrs. August Mere returned
to this city from Denver, where they
had been the past few months. They
have not yet decided what they will do.
Anyone desiring large pictures of Taft
and Sherman can sroire them by calling
onR. S. Dickinson; office in the base
ment of tbe Commercial National bank.
Miss Louise Gass, who for tbe past
two months has been visiting relatives
at Egg Harbor, New Jersey, and other
places in the east, is expected home the
later part of this week.
R. 8. Palmer the tailor, clean, dyes
and repairs Ladies' and Gents' olotbing.
Hats cleaned and reblocked. Buttons
made to order. Agent Germania Dye
Works. Nebraska Phone.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Van A Is tins of
South Omaha, were the guests othe
former's parents several days last week.
They made the trip in an automobile
aad report a vary pleasant journey.
Ancient Order of Hibernians.
Columbus, Neb. Sept. 6, 1908.
The thirteenth bi-annual convention
of the Ancient Order of Hibernians con
vened here today, atate president Con
Sheehan of South Omaha, presiding.
The following delegates were appointed
to act on the various oommittees:
Ladies Auxiliary Wm. Maher, Oma
ha: Patrick Hyland. Omaha; H. Shan-
ahan, Omaha; J. McLaughlin, Omaha.
Resolutions P. J. Lennahan, South
Omaha; Rev. P. McDaid, Omaha; J. J.
Ourtin, South Omaha: J. J. Kinney,
Press J. F. Belford, Columbus; J. J
O'Donold. South Omaha; J. S. Haney,
Columbus; J. A. Sbehan, South Omaha.
Irish History John Powers, Omaha;
Thomas Gabn, Omaha; Peter Donnsly,
Omaha; S. J. Ryan, Columbus.
Finanoe T. O.'Hogan. Columbus; W.
P. MoWade, Omaha; Morris O'Donold,
Omaha; John Hyland Omaha.
Grievance John MoGorry, Omaha;
Patrick Cummings, Omaha; D. J. Staf
ford, Omaha.
Insurance Thomas Kane, South Oma
ha; Patrick Donoghue, Omaha; J. M.
Curry, Colombus.
Organization Daniel Dannehy, Oma
ha; J. E. Johnston. Omaha; J. F. Oarrig,
The following resolutions were adopt
ed by tbe convention.
Resolved, That being in duty bound,
we again renew our expression of love
and devotion to our Holy Father, Pope
Pious X, and pledge our fidelity to him
as head of the Catholic church.
That we express our deep gratitude to
our Right Reverend Bishop Scannel and
the Clergy of Nebraska, who take a deep
interest in our order, and we hope that
by our conduct, we will prove worthy of
their confidence.
That we return our sinoere thanks to
the members of the order in Columbus,
for the beautiful reception, and kindly
way in which we were entertained while
in their oity.
That we again assert our unswerving
fidelity to the fundamental principles of
our order, vis: The complete independ
ence of Ireland; while we welcome any
measure that will bring relief to our suf
fering bretherain Ireland, never-the-less
we will never be satisfied with anything
less than complete and absolute separa
tion from England, and we pledge our
selves to work unceasingly to attain that
That while we are glad to see any
movement that will uplift our race or
better our people at' home or abroad, we
cannot as an organization indorse any
special policy, but, we recognize the
right of the individual member to take
part in any movement he deems best;
and while tbe Ancient Order of Hiberni
ans stays clear of all other organizations,
we will yield to no organization or so
ciety in our efforts to presume the purest
principels of Irish Nationality, and will
not allow any set of men to dictate to us
the policy of our order.
That we heartily indorse and pledge
our fullest support to the revival of Irish
Industries, whioh naturaly will be tbe
greatest relief, to tbe people of Ireland,
until they be allowed to manage tbeir
own affairs. That we commend the
great work of the Ladies Auxiliary and
recommend that organization to the
earnest support of all our members.
That we are in hearty sympathy with
the recommendation of our National
President, in regard to organization of
juvenile divisions, and we refer this sug
gestion to our incoming offloers for their
most earnest consideration and develop
ment. That we heartily congratulate our
National Editor Patrick J. Hartigoin on
the able and scholarly way in which he
has edited the National Hibernian, and
we belief that tbe people of every Cathol
ic home would be better for reading
such a paper.
We most earnestly recommend to our
members and their families, the True
Voice of Omaha, a paper whioh is an ab
solute necessity in every Catholic home
in Nebraska, and we thank the Rev.
Editor for the kindly way in which he
has at all times treated our order, and
we sincerely hope that tbe True Voioe
will find its way to every Catholic home
in the west.
As members of a race whose devotion
to tbe Catholic church is known the
world over,, we belief that our ohildren
cannot make good citizens unless they
receive a thorough Christian Education
in their early youth, we earnestly re
commend tbe Parochial schools for tbe
children of Irish parents and we pledge
ourselves to give tbem our earnest sup
port at all times.
We view with great pride the progress
that has been made in Ireland with the
Gaelic Language, and we recommend
that tbe incoming State President in
terest himself in organizing a Gaelic
class in each division of our order in
That we highly commend the action of
our Nationol President in bringing
about tbe alliance of our order with tbe
German-American Alliance.
We warn all officers and members that
they mast not in any way use the An
cient Order of Hibernians for any politi
oal purpose; each indivudal member baa
tbe right to chose his own political party ;
but our order cannot by any means be
used by any class or party.
The following officers were elected for
the next two years: President, Dr. T.
R. Mullen, of Omaha; Vice President, S.
J. Ryan, of Colajabua; State Secretary
J. J. Kinney, of Omaha; Treasurer, P. J.
Lensabam, of South Omaha.
South Omaha was selected as the
place for holding the next Convention.
After the convention the delegates
were served with a banquet by the Ladies
Muoh oredit is due to the local arrange
ment committee consisting of the follow
ing: D. M. SnUivan, J. M. Carrie. T. O.
Hogao, Martin Oostello and Mark Burke
for the success of the convention.
A Change at the First National.
Rudy Miller of Fullerton and P. F.
Luchsinger of Platte Center, two
former Columbus men, who gained
their first experience in banking in
the First National Bank of this city, will
return and again be identified with that
institution. They represent a syndicate
that about a month ago completed
arrangements to purchase a block of
stock in the bank, and last week the
details of the transaction were made
Mr. Miller went to Fullerton eight
years ago after serving in the First
National bank here for ten years and
organized the Fullerton National bank
with a capital of $'25,000. He built the
bank up to the point of having at this
time assets of a qusrter of a million dol
lars and a capital, surplus and profits of
Mr. Luchsinger was for many years
connected with the First National bank
as casbier and comes here as no stranger.
About three years sgo he went to Platte
Center and took up his duties as casbier
of the Platte county bank, and the
splendid increase in the bank's business
during that period speaks well for his
excellent qualifications as as a banker.
A. R. Miller who is one of tbe parties
connected with the reported purchase of
an interest in the First National Bank
here volunteered the following informa
tion. Associated with Mr. Miller are the
following parties:
P. F. Luohsinger, now casbier of the
Platte county bank at Platte Center and
and formerly an assistant cashier of the
First National bank here.
A. R. Miller, known in Columbus ss
Rudy Miller, now cashier of tbe Fuller
ton National bank and formerly an as
sistant cashier in tbe First National bank
Franz Luohsinger is one of Platte
oounty's most substantial farmers.
A. D. Hinmao, who was formerly
President and owner of the First Nati
onal bank at St. Edward. Mr. Hinman
is one of Boone county's substantial
J. R. Russell a large land owner and
banker at Fullerton.
Henry Miller owner and proprietor of
the Calmar wagon works at Calmar,
Iowa. He is the father of A. R. Miller.
P. A. Peterson, a former business man
of Calmer, Iowa, and brother-in-law of
A. R. Miller.
Edward Johnson one of Fullerton's
most substantial business men and one
of Nance county's well-to do citizens.
Mr. Anderson retains an interest in
the bank.
Mr. Miller came to Columbus this
week and will identify himself with tbe
First National bank at an early date.
Mr. Luschsinger will follow in a few
weeks, and take np bis duties ss assist
ant cashier. No other changes in the
officials will be made this year.
Complete primary returns were not
available until the work of the canvass
ing board was completed last Friday
The republicans were interested in M.
D. Karr for railway commissioner and
the democrats were pushing Edgar
Howard's candidacy for congress. Mr.
Ksrr received 317 votes, and carried the
eannty. but he was beaten in the state.
Edgar Howard polled 862 votes, which
gave him a majority of 619, but be was
defeated in the district. A light wss
made against John 8wanson for float
representative and he received only 168
votes, but he received a majority of 119
in Nanoe county' which gives bim tbe
nomination by a majority of 21 John
Goetz, who bad a contest on his hands
for tbe supervisor nomination, won
As Edward and Ernst, sons of Fred
Stenger were returning from a short
drive in the country their horses became
frightened and ran away. The horses
were caught near the Branigan livery
barn by Ed Branigan, who returned
them to their owner. Mr. Stenger with
tbe assistance of Mr. Branigan rehar-
nessed the horses and decided to master
them, but upon starting out they became
unmanageable and ran into a telephone
pole, throwing the occupants out of tbe
buggy. Mr. Stenger was thrown sgainst
the telephone pole and was badly bruised
about the head and shoulders, while
Mr. Branigan received a painful injury
in tbe leg. No bones were broken in
either case.
Tuesday morning st 11 o'clock Otto
Kumpf and Mies Grace Miller were
united in marriage at tbe home of tbe
bride on West Fifteenth street, Rev. L.
R DeWolf officiating. Only relatives of
tbe couple present, including Mr. and
Mrs. Demur of David City, grand par
ents of the bride. Tbe groom is em
ployed as a steam fitter by Dussell ic Son
and the bride was saleslady in tbe Gray
Department store. After trip to
Omaha and other points in Iowa they
will be at borne to tbeir friends at tbe
residence of the groom on East Eighth
treat. .
One Gallon Makes 72
Gallons of U. S.
Best Disinfectant far ftftaMv Um
The Druggist on the Comer
Columbus, Nebraska
Drs. Martyn, Evans & Ireland. Dr. D.
T. Martyn residence phone, Bell 12, In
dependent 12. Dr. O. D. Evans resi
dence phone. Bell, black 62. Independ
ent 256. Dr. G. A. Ireland residence
phone. Bell, red 22, Independent 22.
Office phones, Bell 19, Independent 22.
Office west side of city park.
D. H. Smith and family of Cheyenne,
Wyo., arrived in the city Tuesday even
ing and are guests at the home of Perry
Loshbaubg. They have been at Omaha
and Shelby for a few weeks. A num
ber of years ago Mr. Smith conducted
the Jones bakery on Twelfth street and
has many acquaintances in this city.
Joe Gross, a prominent business man
in this city for twenty-five years sgo.
now living in Chicsgo, was in the oity
Wednesday last on his his way to Madi
son to visit his brother Moritz. Mr.
Gross tells us that his brother Herman,
who has been doing business in Milwau
kee since leaving here, baa retired and ia
taking life easy.
Prof. Laviollette, accompanied by his
mother and brother Gerald of O'Neill,
Nebr., arrived in tbe city Tuesday for
short sojourn with relatives and friends,
and while here'will be the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. S. J. Ryan. Prof: Laviollette
and brother will leave in a few days for
St. Paul, Minn., where the former is an
instruoter in music.
At 5:30 o'clock Sunday evening, tbe
oity fire department was called out to
extinguish a fire which had started in
some unknown way at the Karr-Nichole
brick yard, and had gained considerable
headway before the department arrived.
Owing to the distance from any hydrant,
which was about seven blocks, it took
considerable time to get water to the
fire, but was easily put under control
as soon ss the water was turned on.
The exact loss has not yet been learned.
Columbus gets tbe next state conven
tion of tbe rural letter carriers in 1909
through the efforts of tbe two delegates
from this county, H. B. Reed and Mrs.
Ruth Kenyon. who attended tbe conven
tion at York this week. In addition to
this Mr. Reed was elected vice president
of tbe state association, and Mrs. Keny
on was mentioned for tbe presidency of
the astociation , which she declined. Be
tween two hundred and Fifty and three
hundred delegates will be in attendance
at the convention next year.
Col. and Mrs. M. Whitmoyer received
a message Thursday evening announc
ing the marriage of their daughter, Mies
Florence to Dr. W. S. Evans of this city.
The ceremony took place at Los Angeles,
California, where Miss Whitmoyer went
several weeks ago for a short visit with
relatives. Nothing concerning the wed
ding has yet been learned, but tbe par
ents of tbe bride have been informed that
Dr. and Mrs. Evans, have departed for
Columbus. Before returning they will
visit in San Francisco, California, Den
ver, and Grand Junction, Colorado, at
the latter place they will be the guests
of Rev. and Mrs. Munro former Colum
bus people. Dr. and Mrs. Evans are ex
pected home Saturday.
We have the agency for the
famous Munsing Uoderwear, the
best popular priced Union Suite
on the market. Prices in men's
from $1.50 to $1.50. Prices in
boys' from 50c, 75c, $1 and $1.25.
In two piece garments we have
a splendid line ready for your in
spection and ranging in price
from 50c to $2 50 a garment. Buy
early while tbe sizes are complete.