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FORTIETH YEAR NUMBER 36.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY,
WHOLE NUMBER 1,986.
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i Begins Nov. 5, 1909 5
Stock open for sub
IECNER, N0CKENBER6ER &
William T. Allen, one or the retina
engineers on the Unior.Pst.flc died st
St. Mary's hospital lsstThuradsy morn
ing, from a. stroke .of paralysis. His
list railroad work was oe the western
divMion of .the Usige Pacific, hebeiqg a
passenger engineer' between Laramie'
and Rawlins. Itrwsi while here he
made the record ran for the road, mak
ing the best time for the Jarrett Pal
mer yain. which was enroute from New
York to San Francisco. In 1875 he was
transferred, to this division, and later
had oharge of the switch engine here.
For a short time he was master mechan
ic at Los Vegas, New Mrx jco. Mr. Allen
I was Dorn at uovemrv. uneans eonntv.
I Vermont, November 22, 1842. His wife
J I died at Council Bluffs on December 28,
1900, and was brought to this city for
burial. One daughter, Mrs. O. B. Miller
of Imlay, Nevsds, survives him, who,
with her husband and their son, George
II Miller, were here for sever days prior
to bis death, Mr. Allen was a veteran
of the civil war, and also a member of
the Masons Funeral services were
held Fridsy afternoon at the Presbyte
risa chnreb, being conducted by Rev.
KANT TEAMS AGO. .
Filet of The Journal, Dec. 13, 1876.
J. P. Braun, director, informs ns that
school closed in school district No. SO, on
the 8th. Miiw Sarah Fitzpatrick, who
was employed as teacher, hss given gen
James Rae, who left Boone county in
May last for the Black Bills, returned to
this city Monday. We met him at the
Hammond house and listened to an in
teresting account of the new gold region.
Mr. Bae expects to retnrn to the Hills in
a few weeks.
8. C 8mith informs ns of a gentleman
from Illinois, a wealthy man, seeking
investment in real estate, and who is
well pleased with onr country. The sit
ustion is far different and infinitely bet
ter than he expected to find it, .from
reports in the east. Nebraska is not
afraid of the truth, and can and will
prosper even in the face of a host of
misrepresentations, both at home and
We recently heard of a joke perpetrat
ed by Judge Higgins in a case tried be
fore him. Considerable evidence had
been adduced before his honor cs to a
certain cross cat saw in dispute, and at
last the plsintifF brought the saw into
court, on seeing which the judge very
gravely desired to know whether he
desired to file the saw in court. But the
best part of it is that the judge wss
afterwards taken to task for desiring the
party to sharpen the bsw in court.
HmrknAaa. anil man tUa Innal Imloa nt
nnrmraiu wimvana " " - - -"--'
iuuumeuo maaaais. i u18on8.
Hogs, top 755
We are closing out all oar
trimmed hats at less than half
cost price, $5.00 hats for $1.50.
We have the largest line of hair
goods west of Omaha switches
from $1.50 up. Braids, Biffs,
etc. We have secured a sample
line of ine linen handkerchiefs,
oa sale at jobbers prices. We
are showing the new imported
corsage bouquets, now the rage
in the cities. H. H. STIRES.
F. M. Cookingbam of Humphrey, one
of the well known attorneys of Platte co
unty, died at his home last Saturday
evening, after a short illness. He had
been in his nsual health until a short
time before he died, and had transacted
business at Madison daring that day.
Mr. Oookingham was one of the pioneer
residents of Humphrey, snd at the
time of his death was the oldest settler
residing in thst town. He came there
as a clerk for Newell South in a hard
ware store, and wss lster elected justice
of the peace. He was then admitted to
the bar snd was apraotieing attorney
until his death. Mr. Cookingham al
ways took an active interest in politics,
being a stannch republican, and a mem
ber of the county organization this year.
For some months he had been in poor
health, and was st 8t- Mary's hospital
for come time Besides .his wife, he
leaves a dnugbter. Miss Blanche Cook
ingham, who is a teacher in the Platte
county schools. Funeral services were
held in Humphrey Tuesdsy afternoon, a
number from this city going up to at
tend the services.
- The New Humpty Dumpty or The
Yankee King, MrlX D Ellsworth's new
startling vebiole is scheduled for North
Theatre Friday Dec. 10. It is said thst
this clever comedisn never appeared in
so rich a comedy. The part of Willie
Last, The Yankee King, was written for
him and he is making this the crowning
success of his career. The play is novel
in point of theme snd construction.
The seenes sre lsid in nowhereland, an
island in the Bed sea, peopled by a
semi civilized race, affords opportunities
for msny weird and novel characters new
to the stage. The musical numbers are
new and cstchy. The costuming is new
and gorgeous. The jeweled Zetoma
gown worn by Miss Gray is a sensation.
The scenery (Japanese Silko) is said to
be the best work turned out by the Cox
studio, s studio famous for great scenic
Holiday gifts at Leavy's. r
Dr. NsumaaB. Dentist 18 Si.
Dr. Morrow, offfee Lueschea building.
People who get results advertise in the
Journsl. " ,
Four room house for rent. 'Elliott;
Speice & Go.
Tou can still have photos for Xmas at
the Davis studio.
For Sale A small cash register.
Mrs. H. H. Stires made a business trip
to Genoa Monday.
Dr. C. A. Allenburger, canoe in new
State Bank building.
See the big doll in the east window at
Leavy's Drug atore.
Dm. Carstenson & Hyland, Veterinar
toas. Both phones 212.
See the Oolumbna Hide Co. before you
sell your iron and junk.
See onr candy and nuts.
Schram & Echols.
Pays for a bouts at feast ones.
If you pay tor year, horns thseegh
Bring your tickets Dec. 11 aid see
wbst time the clock stops.
Dr. W. B, Neamarker. offloe with Dr.
O. D. Evans, west side of Park.
Box candy, cigars, pstfusses, toilet
sets, stationery and drug sundries, at
Miss Minnie Glur spent 8unday and
Monday at Genoa with Mr. and Mrs. O.
Get your best girl one of those nice
set rings at Carl Froemel's, Eleventh
It pays to sell your hides where yon
can get the most money from these. See
Columbus' Hide Co.
Found A i Highlsnder pin, gold.
Owner can have same by celling at
Journal office and paying charges.
AUCTION ia Gray's China
Department erery afternoon
until Christmas. Honrs 2 to 4.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Costello returned
Saturday from Sogers where they at
tended the funeral of Mr. Costello's
A nest and tasteful line of watches,
clocks snd jewelry, suitable for Christ
mas presents at O. Froemel's, Eleventh
aad Savings Aasoriattow
yoa pay for it bat one sad it is
yours. If you oaatiaue to rent,
you psy for a hosse every few
years but it still resjsins the pro
perty of the laadifrd, . If yoa are
paying form homirfor your land
lord, call at our omse and we will
explain to yoa how you can pay
for a home, of yourown.
ELLIOTT, SPEICE CO.
Following is a list of unclaimed mail
matter remaining in the post office at
Columbus, Nebrssks, for the period end
ing December 8, 1909:
Letters Chss E Gibson care of C A
Bobinsoo, H S Knspp 2, Paul Morns,
Mrs Lizzie May, Nate Bodstrom, 8 W
Cards G D Brisben, Jack Fitch, A J
Herman, Loyd Steinbaugh 2.
Parties celling for any of the above
will please say advertised.
Carl Krauze, P. M.
All the latest shades and
Sits Wrttiss s Specially
D. C. KAVANAU6H
A carload of candy means sweets for
a good many people, and it is a whole
lot of candy. This amount, which is a
carload, wss manufactured in Columbus
during the last two months by the
Poesoh candy fsctory. This year they
have pushed their out of town business
harder thsn ever with the result thst
tbey hsve made a new record for candy
shipments from Columbus. A few years
ago they thought their business hsd
practically reached the limit, but they
did not count on the popularity of their
product, both at home and in nearby,
towns. Since he started in Columbus
Mr. Poesch hss been gradually enlarg
ing his wholesale business, until this
year it hss compelled his force to burn
midnight oil for two months to fill or
ders. County Superintendent Lecron is
sending out notices to the various school
bosrds of the county regsrding a recent
order issued by the state superintendent.
The lsw provides that school boards
shall levy a ten cent per capita tax for
every child of school age in their dis
tricts, to be used for a library fund. In
some portions of the state this provision
has been ignored, and in order to enforce
the law the state superintendent has is
sued a circular to all county superintend
ents requiring them to withhold the
state apportionment from all districts
who fsil to comply with the library law.
Superintendent Lecron saya that so far
ss Platte county is concerned, the order
ia unnecessary, but he is sending out
tbenotioes to comply with the circular
from the state superintendent.
Last Fridsy Edward Pollard, the 22
year old son of Supervisor Po'lard, met
with a very serious, though luckily, not
fatal seddent. He wss putting the
teams in the barn, leading a horse and
walking behind a span of mules, one of
the animals, thinking it was kicking at a
horse, struck him on the bead and frac
tured his skull. For some time Mr. Pol
lard was unconscious, but soon recov
ered. A physician waa called and he
discovered that it ws necessary to re
move several small portions of the skull
beore the petieBt secured relief. Luck
ily the injury waa no worse, but it will
lay him up for at least two months.
We will haye.; a nice line of
Xmas candy, nuts and frnits.
Special prices to churches and
H. 8. Elliott snd Dsvid Thomas toft
Tuesdsy evening for Leeetrarg, Idaho,
where they will look after their mining
interests. They expect to resosin there
shout two weeks. t
Tuesdsy morning was the coldest win
ter so far, the thermometer registering
seven below zero. The absence of wind
however, did not make it seem so cold
ss on Mondsy morning.
The county board of supervisors is in
sessionthis week until Wednesday noon,
settling up and getting ready for the
new board to take oharge the last of this
month. A road petition or two and al
lowing bills constitutes the business for
December 17 the city council will
open the bids for the new wells at the
city water plant and award the con
tract. The work of putting down the
wells will be pushed aa rapidly as possi
ble, as they are needed to supply suffi
cient water for. the city in case of sn
The New Humpty Dumpty or The
Yankee King oomes to the North next
Friday evening. Bringing a breath from
Fairy Land. A touch of Yankeetom in
a strange setting. A smattering of musi
cal numbers. A pretty love story, and
a wealth of new and noval comedy.
Prices 25-35 60-75c
8heriff Bsbb of Fultortoa waa in the
city lsst Saturday,. enroute to Lincoln
with two prisoners for the penitentiary,
one of them being Maurice Starmer,
who was formerly in the employ of the
Walrath ft Sherwood lumber company at
Genoa, and was found guilty of embez
zlement and sentenced to one year in the
George Hagel toft Tuesday afternoon
for Omaha, and expects to return Thurs
day with his wife who has been in a
hospital for treatment for the past two
months. Mrs. Hagel has improved from
her recent operation so that she has been
dtochsrged from the hospital, and only
bad weather will prevent her returning;
home this week.
Will Sipple, formerly of west of Mon
roe, but later of Columbus, to in the city
this weekv on business. He now lives in
Denver and to engaged in the land busi
ness. For some time after leaving here
he lived on a farm he purchased, located
between Plattevilto aad Lupton, Colo
but later sold that aad moved to tke
metropolis of the Mountain state.
Thursday of lsst week B. J. Gilder ef
the Omaha World Herald was ia the
city in the interest ef that paper oa the
Doxey esse. In sseshlag of this city,
Mr. Gilder ssid he had often wished to
make a visit here, but had been unable
to until the present time. He said Col
umbus was fur ahead of what he expect
ed to fisd, aad wss very favorably im
pressed withtbe city. '
Dra, Paul aad Matatn, Dentists.
TryLeavy'sLsxitivt Lozeeges 10c
See those beautiful dolls at Leavy's.
Dr. Valuer, Osteopath. Barter btook.
Dr. G. A. Ireland.fitate Bank bidg.
Dr. W. H. Sister, veterinarian, phone
Firat-class printing? dose at the Jour
Auto robes are airland water proof.
L. W. Weaver ft Son.
Dr. Cnas. H. Campbell, oculist and
aurist, 1215 Olive street
Get yonr Xmas tree at
Crushed rock salt -for hides, aad for
stock. Columbus Hide Co.
Still time for your Xmas photos.
Elite Studio, successor to Saley.
LaBook's A handsome tailored suit,
Xmss price at oae-half the regular value.
For fine watch, clock and jewelry re
pairing, try Carl Froemel, the Eleventh
street jeweler. v
If you want it engraved do your jew-
elry baying;, now. Ed.
jeweler aad optician- -t v- ?
AUCTION in Gray's China
Department erery afternoon
until Christmas. Honrs 2 to 4.
Don't let this Ohristmaa go by without
securing a Viotor talking msobise at
Carl Froemel's jewelry store from $10
DeHart studio for Christmas photos.
We have lately fitted our studio so we
can get out all Ohristmaa work prompt
ly. H. G. Frioke returned Monday from
hie three months' sojourn in Germany,
where he went to see his father, who waa
Doll buggies, go-csrts, shooflies, rook
ing horses, tool chests, magic lsnterns.
all kinds of eleetrio and mechanical toys
Lost Esst of the "city, a time book
containing $15 in bills, postage stamps
snd two aluminum cards. Finder please
leave at Journal office and receive reward.
Miss Catharine Busohe will have'an
exhibition and sale of Art Craft and
Water Colors, beginning November 80th,
1909, and continuing until after Christ
mas, at 504 West 14th street, city.
Beautiful piano henehes.
scarfs aad music stands far
Christmas presents at Fontein
Bros store. They should match
the instrument with which
they will be used, and theie
fore selections should be made
now so we can place yonr or
der. Salesroom in Thurston
"The place for particular people"
to what Fitz's jewelry store is oalled, aa
everythisgis perfectly new and up-to-date,
aad aattofsction guaranteed.
When you are down
shopping and get cold
and fatigued, drop in
and drink a cup of our
HOT MILK CHOCOLATE
with Whipped Cream)
It will revive you.
We take particular pains to
oar Hot Drinks the best
They are served clean and dainty
Purity Drag Store
Union Block Olive Street
Both Phones No. 80
Doxey Charged With Murder.
So far aa Columbus to concerned, the
last chapter ia the Doxey affair waa
written into weak, when Mrs. Doxey,
sposmpanied by her husband. Dr. L. B.
Doxey, her father, Jefferson Fuller.
Judge I. L. Albert aad her nurse, Miss
Snaraawk, was taken to tiL Louis Friday
afternoon to answer the charge of mur
dering, W. J. Erder. Late Wednesday
the aeamtasUon,of portions of Erder'e
body dieelona the pressnee of arsenie,
and aa iatonuatioa wss filed at once ia
St. Louis, charging Mrs. Doxey with
murder, and the chief of .noltoe of St
Lows wired Chief Behaok to arrest her
oa that oharge andjfcet aa offlesr would
leave there at once to take her back.
Immediately upon receipt of the tele
gram, Chief Scssck, seeenneaied by
Ed Bawdier, weat to the Doxey resi
dence aad placed her under arrest. Mr.
Bossiter guarded her until the morning.
From then until the arrival of the St.
Louie ofiteer, Detective Sergeant Wade
Matthews, Thursdsy afternoon, eke waa
ledwgeof theloclccere. Atirstit
wss indicsted that the extradition of
Mrs. Doxey would be contested, but
later they consented to, return to St.
Louto without the papers.
Before leaving here the statement was
given out that Mrs. Doxey wss anxious
to return to St. Louto to face the charge
against her, and that she would be able
to prove that ehe was not the woman
rho married Erder.
There was quite a crowd at the depot
to witness her departure, notwithstand
ing that those in oharge did not want it
known which train she was to depart on.
At Omaha there waa also quite a orowd
air the depot when they made transfer
from the Union Pacific to the Wabash.
Upon their arrival in St. Louto Satur
day morning Mrs. Doxey wss turned
over to.the authorittos and placed in the
city jail. The officer in charge said that
she waa shamming her sickness, and tkat
it waa ths result of the morphine she had
been given on the trip from Columbus to
St. Louto, and that f did not need to
be sent to the hospital. This was con
firmed by the jail physician, and she was
then locked up. Dr. Doxey wss not
arrested, but to stopping at a hotel near
Tuesdsy morning the inquest over
Enter's remains wss commenced, and
when into is completed the evidence will
be turned over to the grand jury.
rurtner developnteatswui be anx
iously watched by Columbus people, snd
when the trial takes place no doubt
several from here' will be called as
The latest developments in the Doxey
case are told in the following dispatch
from St. Louis, dated December 7:
Dr. Loren H. Doxey of Columbus, Neb.,
and hie wife, Mrs. Dora E. Doxey, who
have been in jail here since Saturday on
an Information charging murdsr, were
held to await the action of the grand
jury tomorrow by a coroner's jury late
Dr. Doxey was arrested st the door of
jsil as he wss seeking admission to his
wife snd lodgsd in the holdover.
Fourteen witnesses identified Mm,
Doxey as the women
V. M. a A. Notes.
- Bev. Dell of Central City delivered a
very atrong and helpful address at the
mens' meeting last Sunday af tsrnoon.
The boys' meetiac last Sunday after
noon wss the moat interesting aad help
ful we have had-yet. Three boya speak
era, Lester .Dibble, James Colton and
Everet Welch, were oa the program and
they did surprisingly well.' a a Shel
don Bpoke briefly to: the.. boys 'eom
mending , teem for their excellent
oondaet during -the convention. Next
Sunday afternoon the boya will meet
with the asea ;in the gymassium at 3
o'cleck to hear Bev. Harrison on "Ameri-
caa Oittosaship." ' Possibly some of the
parenta would like to see what the boya
are doing at their Sunday meetings if so
bear in mind that visitors are welcome.
The boys are doing special work in the
gymnsmum this week. They sre pre
paring for the Sunday school boys' ath
letie meet, whieb taken place next Sat
urday evening at 7:90. According to the
rales only the boys who have had perfect
sttendsace at their own Sundsy school
for the past- four weeka will be allowed
to take part in thia meet. The boys are
prepared forit and there is good evi
dence of considerable pstriotism among
the boya of the different schools. Sun
day schools which intend to enter sny
oontestsnts in thia meet should notify
Lester Dibble, chairman of the physical
committee and leave a liet of the entries
at the Sftsocistioo offloe. A general in
vitation is extended to the publio to
attend this meet which is the first of its
kind ever held here.
Just a reminder that
and that a
to the ideal gift for "any
with "any kind" of a I
THINK IT OVER
The Druggist on the Comer
La-Book's new arrivals in long coats,
blsck aad colore, just what you want
in Gray's China
Hoars 2 to 4.
From now nntil Christmas, during the
rusb.it will.be to your advantage te
make appointments for your sitting.
Next Sundsy, December, 12tb, at 3l1eilRr1,8 B"io.
o'olockabigmasa meeting will be held! Large assortment of albums, photo
in the T. M. O. A. gymnasium. This I and postal cards, toilet, manicure, shav-
who lived with
William J. Erder, the man ehe to accus
ed of poisoning, as hto wife. Dr. W. H.
Warren's report showing arsenic hsd
been found in the body of Erder waa
The jury returned the verdict as fol
lows: "The jury finds that William J. Erder
came to hto death on July 10 by arsenie
poisoning, administered by his wife,
DoraE. Erder, alias Dora E. Doxey,
alias Dora E. Fuller, and that Loren B.
Doxey had guilty knowlegdeof the fact.
Doxey did not attend the inquest
but the witnesses were taken to the jail.
Her sole reply to her indentification
Dr. Doxey did not testify. Theooc-
oner asked him two questions, to whioh
he ref ussd to reply. He was not sworn
i a witness. Mrs. Kstherine Erder,
mother of the msn Mrs. Doxsy to ac
cused of killing, testified her son became
ill after eating ' a blackberry pie which
his wife had made.
All witnesses before the coroner's jury
were subpoenaed to appear, before the
grand jury tomorrow.
Mrs. L. E. Doxey of Columbus, Neb..
who is sccused of causing Erder'e death
waa not present at the corner's proceed
ings. Dr. Watson, the jsil physicisn,
decided that because of theoold weather
and her weakened condition it would be
unsafe to take her to the coroner's office.
Because of, Mrs.1 Doiey's absence the
witnesses who were depended on to iden
tify her ss Mn. Erder wss taken to the
women'e quarters in the city jsil. There
four other women were plsced on cots
like that occupied by Mrs. Doxsy.
With one exception all the witnesses
idedtified Mrs. Doxey ss having been
known to them as Mm. W. J. Erder.
The identification were made by nine
men and five women. Among the latter
was Mtos Kate Erder. stoterofthe dsad
man, but Mm. Doxsy gave no-sign that
ehe recognised the woman whose efforts
to clear up Erder'a death resulted ia her
After five of the witnesses had pro
nounced her to be the Mrs. Erder, Mrs.
Doxey was asked:
, "Are these witnesses mistaken aa to
your identity?" .
"They most emphatically are." waa
the reply with considerable vigor. Then
as another witness was ssoortsd into the
room Mm Doxey saak back on her pil
low, apparently in a stupor. . J
meeting will take place of both the re
gular mens' and the boys' meeting.
Everyone, msn women snd children are
invited to come to this meeting snd bear
Bev. H. B. Harrison of Hastings sneak
on "American Citizenship. Bev. Har
rison to one of the strongest minfoters in
Nebraska and has recently been called
to the vice presidency of Washburn
College of Kansse, and he will soon
leave the state to occupy that position.
We consider ourselves very fortunate
in scouring him for sn address at this
time. The opportunity to hear him is sn
opportuaity you must not miss. Re
member the time, 3 o'clock Sundsy sf
ternoon. and the subject, "American
i. A.!:. j
Little Evelyn Sorrick is on the eiok
list this week.
S. E. Euing's new line of Xmas goods
arrived last week.
Wm. Englebart made bis regular trip
to Columbus Mondsy.
Stella Leach waa a visitor at Humph
rey last Friday and Saturday.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mm
Wm. Luesebsn, jr., last Monday.
Mm. Gray who hss been sick for the
last week is sgsir able to be around.
Bruce Webb went to Ooiumbua Mon
dsy, to crie a sale them on Tueeday.
Dr. H. G. Morris, ;Bruce Webb and
families were Leigh visitors on Monday.
The Creston schools opened up oa
Mondsy sfter having a week's vacation.
J.L. Sharrar attended the funeral of
F. M. Cookingham at Humphrey Tuee
day. Amelia Walters has been quite sick
for the psst-week, with tonsilitto, but is
John Goeb'went to Columbus Mon
day to attend a meeting of the county
Gus Prang to having a tubular well
put down at hto place here, now occu
pied by Fred Westcott.
John Handing, a prominent black
smith at this place to kept busy night
aad day horse-shoeing.
Floreaos Burgees who is at Omaha on
dsr the care of Dr. MoClannshan to ex
pected home this week.
Mesdsmss Fisher snd Lemmermsn
left Saturday for Oakdale where tbey
will visit relatives snd friends.
The third number of the ladies sid
lecture, whioh wss to be given on the
6th was posponed until some future date.
L. Westcott returned home Thuredsy
evening from Omshs, where he hss been
visiting hto daughter, Mm. E.E. Austin.
Bev. O. H. Moore pastor of the Meth
odist church left Friday morning rfo
Anthon. lows, when be will visit rela
tives. Miss Annette Fresland, who has been
nursing in this vioinity for the pest
wsek returned to bet home in Omaha
Mr. Wells who hss been visiting rela
tives at Omaha, stopped off here on his
way home for a visit with his daughter,
The T. P. S. C. E. social that was to
hsve occurred at the home of J. L.
Brown last Friday evening was post
poned until later.
F. S. Gray who hss bought nut the
Smith furniture stock, is now running
an up-to-datefurniture atore, one that
ursston may oe proud or.
Miss Myrtle Gohrmsn and her two
brothers, Paul and Guy returned to
their home in Grand Island after a two
weeks visit with relatives.
Willie Clausssn who hss been quite
sick from an accident that befell him on
Thanksgiving was in town Saturday, for
toe Qrst time since nie nm
Geo Ogan purchased a fine new Edison
phonogrsph last week, and is now pre
pared to entertain hto friends through
ocuuccoia wintry weather.
ing and smoking 6ete, cuff and collar
bones at Braun's.
Ladies don't miss seeing the gown
worn by Miss Julia Gray in "The New
Hunty Dumpty or The Yankee King."
It is a novel creation. An importation
from Cairo, Egypt, designed from Zeto-
ma, the Kbadive's daughter. The drees
wns designed for Miss Hoffman to be
worn by her now famous Salome dance.
This is one of the msny splendid cost
umes shown in this production whieh
comes to the North Theatre Friday,
Columbus relatives anil friends have
received announcements of the marriage.,
of Homer Tiffany and Mjss Bertha"
Stauffer. at the home of the bride in
Ellensburg, Wash, on Wednesday.
Decembers. Mrand Mrs. Tiffsay are
both former residents of Columbus, Mr. '
Tiffany being a son of Mrs. J. C. Tiffsny,
snd a former business msn of this city,,
and the bride is a daughter of Mm. Elton "
Stauffer, her father, John Stauffer being
county clerk of thia county for a number
of years. Mr. and Mm Tiffsny will be
at home to their friende at Ellenaburg,
Washington, after Janusry 1.
Last Thursday evening Columbus
Council, 928, Knights of Columbus,
eleoted the following officers for the
coming yesr: Frank J. Gerhsrz, grand
knight; Joseph Herrod, deputy grand
knight; M. C. Calto, recording secretary;
Mark Burke, financial secretsry; Dr.M.
T. McMsbon, treasurer; E, O. Kavaa
augb, warden; Herbert Clark, deputy
warden; Chas. 8. Burke, advocate; J. a.
Byrnes, chancellor; Wm. O'Brien, true
tee; T. C. Hogsn, inside guard; Louto
Schroeder, jr., outside gusrd; John E.
Hugg of Humphrey, wss eleoted dele
gate to the state convention with John
Handing, Platte Center, alternate.
Thursday morning Nelson McAllister,
the only eon or Stephen and Emma Mc
Allister, died at tbe home of his grand
mother. Mrs. Augusta Mille'tt. just sect
of the Y. M. C. A. building, bia death
being due to typhoid fever. Of late be
had been employed by sn electric light
company in Oklahoma, but came home
about ten days ago a vary sick boy, aad'
his condition became worse until he
passed sway. He wss born in Columbus
September 23. 1880, and' was an only
child. His mother and grandmother
were with him when he died, but his
father is now located at Lamro, S. D.
Funeral services were held st tbe home
Saturday morning, being conducted by
Bev. Koush of the Methodist church.
We have the agency for the
famous Munsing Uoderwear, the
best popular priced Union Suits
on the market. Prices in men'e
from 81.60 to $4.50. Prices in
boys' from 60c, 76c, 8l and $1.25.
In two piece garments we have
a splenaid line ready for your in
spection and ranging in price
from 60c to S2 60 a garment. Buy
early while tbe sizes are complete.
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