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healthful and nutri
tious when raised with
The only baking powder made
from Royal Grape
Cream of Tartar
ABOUT OUR NEIGH
BORS AND FRIENDS
CLIPPED FROM OUR
From the Newa-Ionrnal.
JiasB Bros, living west of Fullerton,
have sold their ranch to Mr. Walker of
Platte county, and will leave for the
further west in a short time looking for
Mre Uoda Brooks passed away from
earth after an illness of several weeks at
7 o'clock a. m. Wednesday, Feh., 10th,
1909, aged 50 years, 1!) days. The f un
eral -services were conducted by Rev.
Henderson of Palmer. The body is in
terred in the Qlenwood cemetery.
Ilhoda 15 rat, ton was born at Ashtabula,
Olno, Jan., !nd, l&V.I. She was united
in mama; to Isaac Brooks Oct. 1 1th.
18112. They moved near Columbus,
Ueb , in 1-sS.", and from there to Cotton
From t'ic Kcconl.
Mrs. Frank Natlu-r and Mia Fred
Hasclie of Columbus were in the city
the latter part of the week, the guests of
the family of A. L Scholz. These ladies
arc sisters of Mr. Scholz.
Sheriff Eblers recovered the watch be
longing to Mrs. Thelen of Shelby at
Columbus yesterday. This is the time
piece that Horner appropriated and
turned into a pawn phop over there to
paj his running expenses.
We have always heard that it's an ill
wind that blows no one good. The high
wind of a couple of weeks ago brought
to Charles Cockson's home a twelve
pound daunLter. Mr. and Mrs. Cockson
have the congratulations of their magy
From the Democrat
Mrs. Flora Fromel and Mrs. Frank
Schmitt went to Columbus Wed
nesday to help their mother celebrate
her eightieth birthday last Thursday af
ternoon. Fred Fargmnn and daughter returned
from the hospital in Columbus last
Thursd iy and are rapidly recovering
from the effects of their recent operations
Mrs. H. J. Heroes died at the home of
her parents Mr. and Mrs. Billerbeck at
Osmond Wednesday at midnight of con
sumption. Mrs. Herbes has been in poor
health for several years and since the
death of her husband last fall she has
made her home with her parents. Gert
rude Billerbeck was born in Freeport,
111., on Dec. 2S, 1SG5. In 1890 she was
married in this city to Henry Herbes and
to them were born sis children, three of
whom are left to mourn the loss of a
good and devoted mother.
From the Sand
Matthias Ruff, father of John Ruff,
who lives 4 miles west of town, died
February 17. He was past 83 years of
age and had lived a long and useful life.
Weduesday was a busy day in the
marriage line. Dan Cupid had spent
some time among the Polish residents of
the neighborhood as the fruits will show.
At Duncan John Kutz and Katie
Sholke were married by the accomodat
At the Cracow church northwest of
town, Tony Sockel and Katie Eodiez
both residents of the neighborhood, were
united for better or worse.
At noon, Feb. 17, John Dueh of Dan-
can and Victoria Starostka of the Island
were married at the Silver Creek Catho
lic church. A half dozen of the young
man's relatives and an canal number of
ladies all gaily decorated for the occasion
From the Gazette.
Frank Zelzer visited at Columbus
Wednesday with bis son Adolf.
Mrs. Baeer of Columbus visited with
her sister MraH. A. Whitney, on Thurs
day of last week.
Mike Delaney, one of the oldest set
tlers of Butler county, died at his home
at David City on Friday of last week.
Deceused held the olHcc of county su
perintendent for several years when
Butler county was in swaddling clothes.
He had many warm friends throughout
the county. Funeral was held Monday
and was very largely attended.
A fire broke out in the little town of
Garrison Wednesday evening about
seven o'clock and destroyed every build
ing on the west side but one, that of
the meat market kept by Marti and son-in-law.
The fire was caused by the ex
plosion of a gasoline plant in the bard
ware 6tore of Mr. Vanderkolk. Help
was summoned from David City, but too
late to render assistance.
From the World.
Mr. and Mrs. . H. Hyland were over
from Columbus Monday evening in at
tendance at the St. Valentine's ball.
R. B. and Jaoob Held, sr., went to
Council Bluffs Wednesday to see Ed
Held who is at a hospital in that city
suffering from an attack of nervous pros
tration. Four children in the family of John
Bott, of Norfolk, died within the past
ten days. Three succumbed to scarlet
fever, the'last bleeding to death as a re
sult of his condition following the fever.
Ferdinand Balloweg, aged 55, dropped
dead on a passenger train between
Creighton and Winneton, Neb., Tuesday.
His daughter at the depot to meet him,
anticipating a visit, was greeted by the
On Thursday forenoon of last week at
Wahoo occurred the marriage of Dr.
Chas. D. Eby of this place to Miss Mamie
Bowers of Schuyler, Rev. Austin per
forming the ceremony. The young
couple returned to Leigh on Friday eve
ning and went to housekeeping at-oace
in the Matzen cottage, south of the J.
W. Philson home.
Death claimed the spirit of Mis. Maria
Katherine Pieper at 5:10 a. m. Thursday
morning, death being due to old age
The funeral was held Sunday morning
from the residence of Mrs. A. M. Tabke
and the remains laid to rest in the Ev.
Luth. cemetery south of Leigh. Mrs
Maria Katherina Pieper was born Dec
ember 28, 1832, in Hagel, Oldenburg.
Germany. In 1867 she came with her
family to America locating right here in
Colfax county. On December 2, 1895
her husband, Julius Pieper, passed on be
fore and since then Mrs. Pieper has made
her home with her only daughter Mrs.
A. M. Tabke. She reached the ripe old
age of 76 years, 1 month and 21 days.
PILES! PILES! PILES!
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment will core
Blind, Bleeding and Itching Piles. It absorbs
the tnmore, allays itching at once, acts as a poul
tice, gives instant relief. Williams' Indian Pile
Ointment is prepared for Piles and itching of the
private parts. Sold by druggists, mail 50c and
f L00. Williams' MTg. CoM Props.. Cleveland. O.
Gents' Furnishing Goods
RELIABLE GOODS AT
405 11th Street,
From the Bepnblicaa.
Wm. Hill, who has been spending the
last two months in Canada, at Hamilton
,and otherpoints in the province of
Ontario retained Tuesday of this week
While there he visited'hb fathers rela
tives. E. A. Gerrard and Chas. Poetter went
to Hastings last Thursday evening to
attend the meeting of the wheat growers
of the state. Mr. Gerrard returned Sat
urday, but Mr. Potter went to North
Loup for a visit with his brother, return
The Misses Hester Hill and Dora Mo
Williams returned, last Saturday from
their visit at Dunbar. Miss Maud Hill
remained in Linboln for a short visit
with Mrs. David Maclaren formerly Miss
Lottie High, and tbey both came np from
Lincoln Wednesday evening, arriving
heroThursday morning. Mrs. Maclar
en will make a visit with old time
Chas. Watts returned from Sargent
last week, where he went to put npa
house for his brother Ed. When they
arrived there with the car of goods they
found out that the agent who had the
farm in charge had practically sold it.
and the sale netted Ed over $2,000 profit
on what be paid for it. When Ed dis
covered this he concluded to let go and
change his plans, but just what he will
do he has not as yet decided.
Last Saturday three Indian boys from
the Genoa Indian school concluded they
would return to the reservation without
asking permission from the superintend
ent of the school. They made their
getaway from Genoa all right, but soon
after one of them weakened and returned,
the other continuing. When tbey reach
ed Monroe tbey thought the barber shop
a good place to stop and warm. When
they came in Mr. Christner at once sup
pected them of being runaways, and
notified Marshal Groves to take care of
them and notify the Genoa authorities.
Word was received from the school lo
hold them, which was done, the marshal I
having them in his custody until some
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time muuuay on account oi toe storm,
when they were taken back by some of
the employes who were sent for them.
From the Signal.
Mrs. Robert Bupprecht who has been
taking treatment at St. Mary's hospital
in Columbus for several weeks is now
reported as convalescing.
Mrs. Catherine Fischer, formerly of
this place, who underwent an operation
tbe Columbus hospital last Thursday is
convalescing in a satisfactory manner.
Mre. Michael Maher is on the sick list
with a complication of ailments. A
trained nurse from Omaha arrived Mon
day morning to care for her. She is rest.
ing easy at this writing.
John G. Maher arrived here Wednes
day from Lincoln and will remain for an
extended visit. Mr. Maher has returned
from old Mexico, where he bad sojourned
as a representative of a prominent real
estate firm in New York.
Miss Maggie Began came up from Co
lumbus Monday evening for a brief visit
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J.
Regan, going from here to Monroe to
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Sheridan, who are preparing to make
their home in Spalding.
Married, at tbe Sacred Heart church
in Omaha, on Tuesday, February 16th
Mies Sadie Catherine Roberts and Mr.
Thomas M. Corrigan. The bride will be
recognized as the youngest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Roberts, of Platte
Center. She was born and reared in
our midst and is a very estimable young
lady. Mr. Corrigan is a stranger here.
We learn that he lives in South Omaha,
where he is in the employ of one of the
From the Times.
Genoa will soon lose another old set
tler. Henry Stevens has sold his farm
east of Genoa in Platte county to W. N.
McCay, of Merchiston, for $81 per acre.
Mr. Stevens has purchased a section of
laud in Dawson county and will engage
in the stock business in company with
his son James.
A few years ago most of the land in
Prairie Creek was considered undesir
able for general farming purposes, but
time and bonntif ul emps have increased
the value of real estate in that town
ship. O. H. Sheldon, ' of Columbus, re
cently purchased the Watt farm, former
ly owned by Frank Blimp, for $66 per
There was on deposit in the four nati
onal banks of Nance county on February
5. nearly $762,000. Of this amount,
$124,868 was in the Fullerton banks and
$336,889 in the Genoa banks. With the
deposits in tbe state bank of Belgrade
added to the amount on deposit in the
nationals, would make a total of about
$861,000 on deposit in the banks of the
George Martin, residing south of the
Loup, met with a bad accident last Fri
day morning. In attempting to turn off
the water from a gasoline engine he got
his right hand caught between the shield
and fly wheel. The arm was severely
injured, part of the flesh below the elbow
was stripped away and one of the bones
broken and crushed. It may become
necessary to amputate the arm of the
From the Adrance.
Charlie Thomas went down to Comm
ons last Saturday evening to visit Mrs.
Thomas who is a patient at St. Mary's
Albert Basmussen was over from
Lindsay Monday and Tuesday shaking
hands with old time friends. He reports
that he has sold his interest in bis busi
ness over there to Mr. Laaesen.
vMr. and Mr. Luther Bennett went
We wish to . announce that
Will begin on Friday, February 26, 1909
and continue until. Saturday, March 6, 1909
This stock does not represent odds and ends, or goods
bought of manufacturers for Special Sales, but our regular
stock, consisting of all the BEST GOODS in their particular
lines. During this SPECIAL WHITE GOODS SALE we will
offer a new and complete line of Ladies' Muslin Underwear,
Embroidered Plouncings, Embroideries, Insertions and Laces,
Table Linens, Napkins, Sheets, Pillow Slips, Sheeting, Cambric
Three Garments in one
Corset Cover, Skirt and
THREE PIECE GARMENT
Is the daintiest and most desirable garment that has even been
introduced. It is so cut that the three articles are in one, and yet
take the place of three separate garments' formerly worn, which al
ways produced a clumsy effect about the waist line, while in the
'-Leona" there is no fullness about the waist line or hips. This gar
ment is made in French Nainsook, trimmed laces and embroideries
of exquisite patterns.
The Prices range from $2.00 to $4-00
A Large Stock of Lace Curtains on Sale
J. H. GALLEY
505 Eleventh St.
down to Columbua to take their little
eon Glen to the hospital for treatment.
Glen had tried to stop a cream separa
tor by placing one of his fingers in the
Mr. Verne Taylor and Miss Mable
Waterman were married yesterday at
Albion. They are at home to their
many friends at Lindsay where the
groom is in the jewelry business. Both
these-yoang people are well known in
St. Edward where tbey are held in high
Boss Saunders has a pair of hounds
whicL he recently imported for the pur
pose of having a little sport hunting
the various kinds of wild animals that
infest this vioinity. Wednesday evening
he, with a party of friends, went down
along the Beaver and captured a coon.
One of the hounds was nearly put out of
business as he had a tussel with the
coon in tbe river where Mr. Coon was on
tbe job in the manly art of self defense.
Thursday evening they went back and
captured another coon that they had im
prisoned in a hole the night before.
From the News. .
. H. Mullowney was in a gas explo
sion at Utica, this state, Tuesday. He
was in the Merchants bank on business
the explosion occurring in the basement
of the building. All the occupants of
the bank were hurled to tbe ceiling but
escaped without injury. The explosion
was of carbide gas being forced into an
automobile tank. The building was
Krom the Argoa
When it comes that at a public sale
P.O. hogs bring an average of $30,
Berkshire $22, bulls $66. cows $70, colts
$265, and mares sell for $400, $440, $465
and $650, you can begin to understand
why our land is selling for $100 and bet
ter per acre These were the prices at
King Bros, sale Thursday.
For three weeks A. R. Leedom has
been a very sick man. In fact when be
came home the first of the year be was
practically a nervous wreck and in condi
tion to take most any kind of disease
that might come along. And he has had
them. Chief of which has been inflama
tory rheumatism. For three weeks he
has been almost helpless. Dr. Thomp
son has been in attendance and has
about come to the conclusion that a
warmer climate is necessary to his re
From the Son.
Peter F. Carry, of Platte Center, has
purchased the furniture business of
August Herde and will take possession
In our conversation with H M. West
Wednesday morning he informed us that
his father, Wm. West set the type for
tbe first paper ever printed in Schuyler.
It was edited by Captain Mel J ride and
was issued 38 years ago. The name of
the paper was Tbe Register which was
afterwards consolidated with The. Sun.
Sir. West-has the oomplete files of Tbe
Register for the first two years.
Geo. H. DeVasse was captured by
policeman Kunkle Wednesday and taken
to Fremont by Sheriff Kaspar on a
charge of embezzlement. He bought a
farm near Fremont claiming that he had
$3400 in a Kansas bank and on the
strength of this he got $500, security by
Palmer & Terry of Fremont, when tbe
draft was presented it was not honored
and the man was looked after. He came
to Schuyler and was probably trying tbe
same deal here when Mr. Kunkle captur
ed him. It is reported tbat he was juBt
released from the asylum.
From the Nonpareil.
Word comes to Central City that Mies
Ellen Larson, of HordviMe. and George
Dolan were united in marriage in Coun
cil Bluffs last Friday. The marriage
conies as a surprise to the friends here
and but few of the details have been se
cured. The bride was employed at tbe
Nordstrom store here for several month.-
a year or so ago and has spent much of
her time in Central City. She is popular
with a regiment of friends. Mr. Dolan
is a brakeman on the Union Pacific and
makes headquarters in Omaha, where
they will reside.
Sheriff Her, Deputy Sheriff Dizney
Marshal Foster and Milt Solt entered
the Klondike restaurant Friday night at
8:30 and after a short search found a case'
containing 20 quarts of whisky. The
liquor was found in a bed room opening
off from the main room. Will Baratt
and Chas. Johnson were taken into cus
tody. Tbey were taken before County
Judge Peterson immediately. Johnson
pleaded guilty and was fined $100 and
costs. Bsrritt was held until the follow
ing day when the case against him was
dismissed, there being no evidence to
show that he was implicated in the keep
ing or selling of the liquor.
Only Road to Success.
Remember that you cannot be car
ried to success in a carriage with the
hinges oiled, the backs padded, and
the scats cushioned; you must trudge
on foot along the dusty highway.
The average man Is o economical
that he makes his wife's wedding
clothes last her two years. Atchison
Considering the annoyances of life,
a patient man or woman Is entitled to
a great deal of credit. Atchison
Sincerity and .Accomplishment.
Lowell: No man can i.raduce sreat
things who is not thoroughly sincere
The right party can
secure-an excellent position, salary
or commission tor Columbus and yI-
cinity.- titate age," former occupation j I
. ana gire reierence. Aauress mtn
bua 43D, Lincoln, neo.
Shows Immensity cf Russia.
Trains from Moscow travel 4,326
miles before they enter Chinese territory.
IF YOU'VE GOT
a little more money ;han-you need
for cvery-day uses, that's liable to
find its way to Wall Street some
time "for goodness sake' in
vest 1 5 cents of it in the March
EVERYBODY'S and find out
how much chance you've go: in
the big fellows' game."
Your 15 cents will pay you back
in $ $ $.
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. - Uolnmbu. Nh.
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