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It is economy to use Royal Baking Powder.
It saves labor, health and money.
Where the best food is requited no other
baking powder or leavening agent can take the
place or do the work of Royal Baking Powder.
From the Poat.
"Nick" Gasper shipped 50 head of
hogs to South Omaha Tuesday evening
that averaged 470 lbs. That is the
heaviest load of hogs ever shipped out of
We have a grape-vine report of a sad
death which occurred 10 miles north of
town. On Monday evening last the
family of a Mr. Olson were making taffy
and the gasoline stove exploded. Xo one
whs directly injured or burned, but the
little girl, 11 years old became so badly
frightened that she died Tuesday.
Fro ai the Sand
Mrs. G. W. Keifer received word from
her mother Tuesday evening that her
house and all its contents were destroy
ed by fire. This is a serious loss, the
house being one of the most valuable
farm residences in Platte county.
John M. Felton has resigned his pas
torate of St. Stephen's Episcopal church.
He has been accused of snndry wrong
doings, which he denies, but his useful
ness as a minister of the gospel in Silver
Crek being ended, he has concluded to
quit- He claims to be innocent of all
wrong doing, and the dean of the church
has exonerated him.
From the Journal.
At an early hour Wednesday morning
Mrs. Brichacek and her children, Mary
and Frank, were almost asphyxiated by
escaping gas from a hurd coal base burn
er. When the family attempted to arise
they found themselves very ill, bat Mary
rallied sufficiently from a fainting spell
to get to the home of the nearest neigh
bor, Frank Evert, to summon assistance,
and then became unconscious again
while on the doorstop. She was immedi
ately taken home and Dr Meyrs called.
He responded at once and in a few hours
Frank was able to be about again, but
Mrs. Brichacek and Mary's recovery was
not so rapid. They were fortunate in
escaping as easily as they did for it was
a close call.
From the Gazette.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Judcvine and
daughter of Bamboo, Wisconsin, are the
guests of J. J. and Fred Judevine and
family this week. Arthur is a nephew to
Barney Sheldon pulled up at Bellwood
Saturday evening from Omaha. He
carried coal up two fights of stairs or to
wherever the consummer may want it
for $1.75 per day and states that for
every job there are one hundred idle
men standing ready to jump at it.
When a man comes home at night,
his wife pours forth a recital in a mill
stream of all that has happened all day.
Then she gets a hook, puts on her bait,
and begins to rjsh to find out what He
has done all day, and she Never Catches
a Thing. Then she goes off to bed mad
because she told so much. Ex.
From the Snn.
Frank Stanek of Howells was before
the board of insanity one day last week
aod was adjudged insane and sent to the
Announcements are out by Mr. and
Gents9 Furnishing Goods
RELIABLE GOODS AT
405 11th Street,
GRAPES, from tbarmort Iiealtli-
ful properbe, gnre KUYAL its
active and principal ingredient
ABOUT OUR NEIGH
BORS AND FRIENDS
CLIPPED FROM OUR
Mrs. John Joseph for the marriage of their
daughter Bertha to Mr. Hector Ernst on
the 17th of February, the ceremony to
take place in the German Lutheran
church at our neighboring town" of
Schuyler can boast of two good imita
tors of the Rooseveltian strenuousness
in physical life. These popular young
men started from herein the early morn
ing of 8unday last and covered the dis
tance between this point and Columbus
afoot easily in four bourn and a quarter,
returning on one of the afternoon pas
senge's. Had it not looked like rain up
on their arrival home they probably
would have whiled away the remainder
of the day in a jaunt to Fremont.
From Uie New.
Ed, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sticka,
died Wednesday afternoon from lockjaw
resulting from a bullet wound received
accidently a few days before. This is in
deed a sad case. The wound did not ap
pear to be at all serious and no special
concern was felt until lockjaw set in the
first of the week. The funeral was held
Friday from St. Michael's church and in
terment was made in the Catholic ceme
tery. Mrs. A. Mellem, living in the east part
of town, was badly burned about the
face and arms Monday morning about
eight o'clock by a gasoline explosion.
She was doing her washing and using
the gasoline in the wash water. In
snme way there was an explosion. Mr.
Mullen happened to be home just at the
time it occurred and help was secured at
once. While the burns are bad, it is
thought that with good care she will get
along all right.
From the Times.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Williard have
planned a trip through Mexico. They
expect to leave in about ten days.
Within the past two months fourteen
old residents of Genoa have left, or will
soon leave, to make their homes in other
Ben Currier has gone to Cuba where
he expects to remain for at least five
years, and engage in the culture of
oranges. Any Nance county .girl about
to become a bride will receive orange
blossoms free of charge by forwarding
Ben a postal card giving her name and
The proviso attached to the bill appro
priating money for the Indian school is
not entirely satisfactory to the people of
Genoa. The measure provides that the
appropriation shall cease at any time the
secretary of the interior decides to turn
the grounds and school buildings over
to the state or dispose of them to private
Five years ago Mrs. S. Cedar fell and
broke her limb, and since the accident
was an invalid up to about one year ago
when she was able to walk with the aid
of crutches. Last Saturday morning
Mrs. Cedar had another fall which re
sulted more seriously than the first. The
limb injured five years ago was again bro
ken, the last time in two places. Mrs. Ce
dar is 75 years old aod the second injury
will keep her in an invalid chair the
rest of her life, so her daughter, Mrs. J.
O. Green says.
From the Bepabliou.
Another cass of scarlet fever was re
ported in town Thursday, Fay Fuller
being taken down with it. He is at the
home of Mm. Farrar 'aod a quarantine
has been established for him.
Tuesday of this week George Emerson
finished husking his 320 acres of seed
corn. This is being- raised for sale to
farmers who want something extra and
will be sacked and shipped to Fremont.
W. L. Obrist and family of Polk coun
ty, are here this week visiting Mr. Ob
rist'e parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Obrist,
while enroute to their new home at
Centralis, Wash . where Ben Obrist re
sides. After a short illness with diphtheria
andfcarlet fever, Effie May, two year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John 8my
er died Tuesday afternoon. Tbie is
their second child to die of the dread
disea&Aand makes it all the more sad.
The funeral was private and held that
evening, burial being in the Friends
cemetery, west of Monroe. The two re
maining children of the' family, two little
sons, are down with diphtheria, but the
disease is in a .mild form, and there is
every hope for their recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. David Williams 8 miles
north of Monroe suffered quite a loss by
fire Tuesday, their house burning to the
ground. At the time Mrs. Williams was
sick in bed, but was taken to the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Owen Parry. The
fire caught from a chimney and when
discovered the roof was all ablaze. The
telephone soon called their neighbors.
and they succeeding in saving all the
furniture on the ground floor, but every
thing upstairs was burned. Mr. and
Mrs. Williams have moved into the house
vacated by their son John.
J. H. Katz, secretary of the Katz-Craig
Construction Co., was here Tuesday
evening to make a settlement with the
village board for the waterworks system.
When he came he understood that every
thins was satisfactory and that the
plant was in first class condition, but
when the board told him that there was
a leak in the mains, as the pressure
would not hold, he said the company
did not ask a settlement until everything
was completed and the board was per-
fectely satisfied and willing to recom
mend them in case they were asked to.
The board made the company a proposi
tion to make a part payment on the final
settlement, withholding enough to cover
the expense of any work neceFsary to
put the plant in first class condition,
which they have under advisement.
Mr. Katz stated the company would
send a man here at once to make the
From the Democrat
Miss Lillian Belford of Columbus has
accepted a position as stenographer in
the law office of B. P. Drake, and began
her duties Tuesday.
The wedding bans of Thos. Werner of
this place and Miss Anna Smith a daugh
ter of Fred Smith, who formerly lived
west of town but now in Oklahoma, was
announced Sunday. The marriage will
take place in Oklahoma in the near fu
ture. J. H. Fangman has purchased the Mc
Killip residence in the south part of town
together with the three acres of land sur
rounding it. This will make Mr. Fang
man and family a splendid home and
expect to take possession of it in the
spring. Mr. McKillip takes the Fang
man home on upper Alain street as part
payment and will dispose of it to other
Auty Carson, the Madison county
young man whose arm was caught in a
cornsheller and torn from bis body, last
Thursday, died Saturday from the effect
of his dreadful accident. The unfortu
nate young man lived near Enola and at
time of the accident was trying to clean
out the clogged machine, when his arm
was caught and drawn into the shelter.
Before collapsing from pain he gave
orders how to unfasten the bolts of the
shelter before he could be extricated.
From the News-Journal.
The post office department has just is
sued a new order relative to the non
mailable character of that variety of
post cards ornamented with tinsel pow
dered glass and other matter that is liable
to come off the cards in handling while
in transist in the mails. The new order
directs that such cards are nonmailable
unless securely and completely sealed
within an envelope and are thus subject
to letter postage.
E. D. Gould of Kearney was here
Tuesday closing a deal with Oy Greek
of Genoa. He sold the home ranch,
known as the Gould & Baker ranoh on
Timber Creek, consisting of 1280 acres
to Mr. Greek for $70,000 This ranch is
one of the oldest and best in Nance
county, and has long been a great bene
fit to the small farmers in that vicinity
where a market was always to be had for
grain and hay.
From the Nonpareil.
T. B. Hord was able to come np town
yesterday in a carriage. He is gaining
steadily and his complete,, recovery is
now a matter of but a short time.
It now develops that Adolph T. Kro
ger and Miss Ethel.B. Bush, who eloped
to Cheyenne, Wyoming, several weeks
ago, an account of which appeared in
the Nonpareil, at the time, were married
at that place on December 19th. The
report given to the authorities here was
that they were not married when appre
hended. The Nonpareil, was -shown a
letter from the county clerk .of that
county, however, stating tM the .re
cords show their marriage to have taken
'K w - Vj
There is nothing
better for a man
in cold weather
than a nice fur
coat. My line of
fur and fur lined
coats is better
and larger than
ever. It will pay
you to come and
look at them
F. H. RUSCHE
The right party caa
secure an excellent position, salary
or commission for Columbus and vi
cinity. State age, former occupation
and nire reference. Address LOCK
BOX 4X8, Lincoln, Neb.
HIS THRIFTY SOUL IN REVOLT.
Cause of Deacon's Opposition to Pas
tor's 'Exchange of Pulpits.
Although the Rev. Mr. Carter knew
that the senior deacon of his new
church was a thrifty New Englander,
he was not entirely prepared for some
of the evidences of Deacon Getchcll's
peculiar thrift "I don't know as I
favor your exchanging with the Har
borville minister more than once in
the year," said the deacon, shaking his
head at Mr. Carter's suggestion of a
"I thought you all enjoyed his
preaching," said the minister, with
surprise. "I had understood so."
"That's not the point," said the dea
con'6 chin took on the look so familiar
to his family and friends. "The point
is that we pay $5.25 more a Sunday
for our pulpit than they do over to
Harborvllle. So when you go over
there it's just the same as making
the Harhorville church a present of
that sum, and what I'm saying is that
once a season's enough for us to con
tribute to their support." Youth's
ACT AS SPUR TO MAN'S A IDE.
Love and Belief Are Powerful Agents
Love and belief in a man can never
hurt him. It will always act as a
spur to his pride, which is Invariably
close to a man's love, whilst it has
little or nothing to do with a woman's
Even when the schoolboy falls in
love with the little girl in pinafores
his first instinct is to acquit himsell
in her eyes in some magnificent way
to knock out some other hoy, or in
timidate a foe.
This instinct remains with men un
til they die, just as girls from the
cradle or inspired by love seek beaut
to appear lovely in the eyes of their
And the masculine pride and prow
ess and strength are what the wise
girl will use in her desire to reform
some man who is merely weak.
Nagging drives such men into the
depths. Every look of derision, snub,
insult, sinks the iron deeper into their
A Harder Job.
The tributes to the popularity of Mr.
Hammond's son pleased the father,
who was the oldest summer resident
of Shrubville. They pleased him the
more because they came from natives
or the soil, whose good opinion could
not beforced in any way.
"He's a real good boy, that boy' o"
yours," said Capt. Hollis Towne, and
CapL Lothrop James added bis word
"I like the cut of his jib," he an
nounced, with decision, 'and I like his
ways; he ain't too forth-putting, nor
yet he ain't too stand-offish.
"Thing of it is you and his ma
haven't tried to have him "brought up.
same as most of the summer folks do
with their children; he's just been
'raised' like we were, and that's why
he gets on with everybody in this
town, sir!" Youth's Companion.
Disappearing Home Life.
The flat dweller ought not to keep a
dog, prefers not to keep a cat, cannot
have a garden, has no chance of keep
ing house, has no possible place for
memories and, most emphatically of
all, has no use or accommodation for
babies. Although it may be possible
to make homes without kittens, or
babies, or flowers, or memories, or
cupboards, the spirit of home is hard
to woo and win without any of them
PILES! PILES! PILES!
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment -will enre
Blind, Bleeding and Itching Files. It absorbs
the tumors, allays itching at once, acts as a poul
tice, gives instant relief. William' Indian l'ili
Ointment is prepared for Pita and itching of the,
private parts, sold by drugzists, mail Wc and
tt.00. Williams' MTg. Co Props.. Cleveland. O.
We invite all 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 and fish and
oysters in season.
S. E. MARTY & CO.
Telephone No. L - Coin rohus. Nob.
Dates can be made at the
From the Record."
Oscar and Irvin Drnm of Columbus
were in the city Tuesday visiting the
family of L. J. YanHcosen and other
friends and relatiyee.
JJH. J. Brian has purchased a residence
on West 19th St. in Columbus and will
move into town shortly. Retired farm
ers are getting pretty thick in Clear
Creek precinct and most of them go to
The sad. news of the death of Mrs.
Jerry Grouse at her home on the valley
was received here yesterday. Mrs.
Cronse give birth to a baby girl Tuesday
eveuintf, her death occuring at 3 o'clock
the following morning. She is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. L Mickey,
living on the valley. '
An Osceola woman called the station
Thursday evening to know whether the
Saturday evening train would be on
time. Examination of Agent Run van
showed that be had fallen off bis chair
in convulsiou and the clerk was stand
ing on his head in the corner, gasping
for bretth. The telegraph (instruments
were playing a tattoo to the tune of a'
hot time and Pearl Lewis' mules sound
ed a joyful heehaw in concert on the out
side. What Runyan told the lady he
really can't recall at present.
From the Signal.
Thomas Maher is taking treatment in
Columbus for the diseased condition of
one of the bones in his fool.
Mrs Wm. Nay came up from Colum
bus Saturday for a brief visit at the
home of her son Robert and family.
' Miss Marguerite Considine, of Colum
bus, was a guest at the home of her
grandparent?, Mr. and Mrs. John Con
sidine over Sunday.
The farm residence of Mrs. Axa Wil
liams, seven miles northwest of Platte
Center, was consumed by fire Tuesday
afternoon. We learn that most of the
contents were saved. We did not larn
the origin of the fire or whether an in
surance was carried.
A pretty wedding occurred in Lindsay
last Monday, the affair being attended
by several Platte Center parties The
contracting parties, Mr. Patrick Ducey
and Miss Mamie Sweeney, are well and
favorably known in this neighborhood
The ceremony was performed by Father
Rnbnnne, at the Catholic church. Mis'
Mable Ducey, sister of the groom, acted
as bride's maid, and Patrick Sweeney,
brother of the bride acted as best man.
ONE MILLION DOLLARS FOR A
This Offer Should Be a Warning To
Every Man and Woman.
The newspapers and medical journals
recently have had much to say relative
to a famous millionaires' offer of a mil
lion dollars for a new stomach.
This great multi-millionaire was too
busy to worry about the condition of bis
stomach. He allowed his dyspepsia to
run from bad to worse until in the end it
His misfortune eeives as a warning to
Everyone who suffers with dyspepsia
for a few yearn will give everything he
owns for a new stomach.
DjispepBia is caused by an abnormal
state of the gastric juices. There is one
element musing. The absence of this
destroys the function of the gastric
tlnide. They lose their power to digest
We are now able tosnpbly the missing
element to restore to the gastric juices
their digestive power, and to make the
stomach strong and well
We know thtt Rtxal Dyspepsia Tab
lets will positively and permanently cure
disordered stomachs, indigestion and
dyspepsia. We want yon to try them
and will return your money if you are
not more than satisfied with the result.
Price, 25 cents. Pollock & Co. the drug
gists on the corner.
NOTICE OF INCOKPOKATION.
Know all Men by thee Presents:
That we. Homer 15. Rnbinn. Albert J. Ra
mnsKn and Homer B. Tiffany, do hereby asso
ciate nntfcelves together for the inrpoool form
ing and becoming h corporation in the State of
Nebraska for the transaction of the basiness
1. The tiumo of the corporation -hall te Co
Ininbus Mercantile Company. The principal
place of transacting Its business f hull be in the
city of Colombo.', county of Platte and state of
2. The natureof the business to be transacted
by -3id corporation shall y toe conducting of a
g-nfral retail grocery and qoeeoau are business,
the baying and telling of groceries, qoeensuare
nd oilier commodities of INa diameter, the
baying, selling, owning, operating and leasing of
stonrooms, uare hweg, store bnildings and
other property, real or personal, that may be
convenient or necessary in the transaction of
any and all kinds of the above business.
3. The authorized canital stock of said corpo
ration shall le SS5.00O.00 in 250 shares of $100 each
to lv mhocribed and paid for as required by the
Board of Directors.
4. The existence of this corporation shall
commence on theTtli day of January. 1909, and
continue daring a period of i" years.
.". The bnsinp of said corporation shall be
conducted by a Board of Directors composed of
thn-e percons to bo elected by the "toclbolders.
hnch election to take place at -ach time and be
conducted in such manner as shall be prescribed
by the by-law- of the corporation.
ti. The officers' of said corporation shall he a
President, Secretary anrt Treasurer, who shall lie
chesen by th Board of Director, and "ho shall
hold their offices for the period of on year and
nntil their successors shall be elected and qual
ify. Until the firt election of officers the said
riomer B. ltobinon shall bo President, the said
Homer B. Tiffany shall bo Secretary and the
said Albert J. Kasmnssen shall be Treasurer of
7. The highest amount of indebtedness to
which said corporation shall at any time subject
itself shall not exceed two-thirds of its paid up
8. The manner of holding meetings of stock
holders for the purpose of electing officers and
the method of conducting the busiress of the
corporation shall be as adopted by the Board of
Inn itnes whereof the undersigned have here
unto set their hands this 7th dBV of January, 1909.
Homer B. Robinsox.
Albert J. IUsmcsses,
Homes B. Tiffany.
State of Nebraska.
Platte County. I"
On this Tthdayof January. 1909. before me
ft R. Sneice. a Xotanr Public, in and for said.
county, personally appeared the above named.
nomer u uocicson. Aiuen u natiuiusmu tutu
nomer B. Tiffany, who are personally known to
me to be the identical persons whose names are
aifiied to the above articles as parties thereto.
and they severally acknon ledge the instrument-
to lie their toluutary act ana ueea.
Witness my hand and seal the date aforesaid
in Columbus, Platte county, Nebraska.
. sKiiJ Notary Public.
Rwn & LiasXHXB, Attorneys. 41-4
A car of the "good as gold" Price &
Teeple this time.
This shipment, with the car of Lawsons
received last week, together with other
heavy shipments from
ton, fill our store to overflowing, with as fine
a lotof pianos as can be found in the state.
It would be a most opportune time kf or
you select your piano, but whether you
expect to buy or not, come in and look them
Visitors Welcome at all Times
FOSTER BROS. PIANO CO.
Warerooms Thurston Hotel 'Block
THE HOUSE OF QUALITY
youngsters taught to smoke.
Two Centuries Ago English Children
Carried Pipes to School.
The practice of juvenile smoking in
this country in the seventeenth cen
tury was practically universal, says
the London Chronicle. Jorevin de
Rochefort, a French traveler of that
period, in an account published in 1671
gives a description of an evening he
spent in Worcester. He was catechised
by one of the townsmen as to the hab
its of the French poeple. "While wc
were talking about the town," he
writes, "he asked me if it was the
custom in France, as in England, that
when the children went to school they
carried in their satchels with their
books a pipe of tobacco which their
mother took care to fill early in the
morning, it serving them instead of
breakfast, and that at the accustomed
hour every one laid aside his book
to light, his pipe, the master smoking
with them and teaching them how to
hold their pipes and draw their to
bacco, thus accustoming them to it
from their youths, believing it abso
lutely necessary for a man's health."
Always Light in the Sky.
"The sky," says the Scientific Amer
ican, "is never dark. This, however,
is not due to the sun, but to the stars
The Milky Way is above the horizon
iu summer in our latitude, and it gives
a great deal of light by night, enough
to make the night sky of that time
brighter than when it is not a part
of our night sky, as is the case in
winter. Then, too, the stars which
cannot be seen by the unaided eye
give us much light. The stars which
are not visible to the eye give more
light than those which are visible."
Would Not Have It Lessened.
Dr. Walter C. Smith, the popular
Scotch poet-preacher, on one occasion
tried to explain to an old lady the
meaning or the scriptural expression,
"Take up thy bed and walk." by say
ing that the bed was simply a mat or
rug easily taken up and carried awa-.
"No, no," teplied the lady. "I canna
believe that. The bed was a regular
four-pester. There would be no mira
cle in walking away wi' a bit o' mat
or rug on your back."
EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY
should be photographed at regular intervals. The photographs are a
pictorial history of their progress and growth.
HAVE YOUR FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHED
hero and yon will secure the best portrait? it ia poib!e to proiloce. Do it now while
they nroall ith joa. The dearest possession in sumo household it a pfctnre taken of
some loved one u ho has cone away or beyond.
Successor to Wm. Helwig. DeHART STUDIO.
In fact, for anything in tb. book
binding line, bring your v ork to
Journal Off ire
New York and Bos
HOW BEETHOVEN BECAME DEAF.
Injured in Excess of Anger Caused by
Beethoven gave the following ae
count of how he became deaf to
"I had to deal with a tiresome and
capricious tenor. I had already writ
ten two great arias to the same words,
neither of which pleased him, and also
a third, which he did not care for the
first time he tried it, but which he
took away with him. I was thanking
heaven that I was rid of him and had
settled down to something else when
in less than an hour I recognized his
knock at the door.
"I sprang up from my table in such
a rage that as the man came in at the
door I flung myself on the floor as
they do on the stage I fell on my
hands, and when I get up T found I
was deaf. The doctor said I had in
jured the nerves."
Lovers of the great master can oc
cupy themselves thinking of things
they would like to do to the luckless
. i( tne rvUi.-u.
Domestic and marital peace and har
mony depend on the kitchen and the
dining-room table much more than
some dreamy idealists are willing to
admit. Technical schools and hos
pitals are devoting more and more at
tention to dietetics, and in a few
years housekeeping will be revolution
ized as the result of the growth of this
science and art.
HAS GOT THIS MONTH
Two screaming stories by Ellis
Parker Butler and Lindsay Denison,
each racing to see which will bump
your funny bone hardest.
One tragedy that will grip your
And articles by Russell, Paine and
Dickson that cut deep into things.
L00I OUT F01 EVEIY10DFS THIS
MONTH. THE CAT IS BAG!
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