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I'rmii tin- llt-i.ilil.
A few iIityH ago we were shown u .tute- j ' Q tin SiVnulV account of tho death of
icnt i-nued by h b-tnk in utjiuull village r- nd Mra. Matt Schiltz'fl baby last
in Hohomia nmlsi-nt by :: relative ii: that
country lo Html Petr of tin Fanners
week wc etnted Hint it probably wna
smothered. WehavoBinre been inforiu-
i ...- . . i.
State hunk. Tho .tiit-iiii-iit looks noun- "" "" "cu from sioinuen iroume.
what Himihir to tin-on. s belied .piart.-r-( prof otnidoveo ami Dr.Pngh report
ly bylhelmnlis here, but it goes r.Uher ( iiavnu, Heen IJalloy's comet about .'WO
mor into It-tail Aitoh.-. tho hottom of ''puesdnv mornim?. throneh a field i1hm.
ono of th pages .r tin- rvpoit is punted, j They said it was doubtful if it could ho
"Thin hank is option Thiiir-day ami iMm w;Ul the nvLw ,.yu t that time.
Sunday afternoon of each wei k. That
no iloiiht, miswcis wll enough i:i tho
Ifiml of Francis Joseph, hut what a kn-k
would ho hi-ard hero if our hmk- with
A. (I. Parker arrived homo from Omaha
Wednesday evening last week, when he
had been an inmate of a hospital and
. , , . ,, i ,. , .1,.,., I, 'submitted to it surgical operation. He
open only two half days in tlie uwu -, . .
and ono of those days Sunday.
From tin- World.
Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Maten c.wiio up
from ColumhuH liietMilurdny for a ueeks
visit with their .son Citric and family.
Charley Hidden ami hi gang of men
arc busy this week putting m it eyBtein
of water works on ihe farm of (Jus
Mr and Mrs. I Hint: Rrnek and children?
of Columbus, and Mm. Fred Wobken
and children, of Sciibner, visited fiom
lis recovering; in a satisfactory mnnner.
j but will not resume his work for a few
Occasionally a farmer had begun
planting corn before the last rain
Owing to the pretty general destruction
of winter who:tt nearly every farmer will
have an increased acreage of com, and
they are anxious to get at it as soon as
From Urn Di-uiut-rtit
K. C. Halm is expected home this
Wt t-L from Marn, Iowa, where he has
., . , .i.n i .. ii if.... .. i been for tho na-t two weeks assisting
Snturduv until Tuesday at the ISei-n m ; ... . . . .
..... ." i Homer KoliiiiKon of Columbus invoice a
UlUIUH uoiue. . I r l i - I I . i i r
sioi-l; of K'oods which lie traded for re-
We just learned that hums Miller had l,.(.,,ijy
a runaway with four hoi- hurli-d '- a j .,., Jkyp. ,inH prcllMed B hnnw
disc-harrow The hui-.-h i:.i tan'.-.l . ti ,, ,iio nnt, . .- .. .
f ii v-iiiiiiiiiio iiuti ud tiit ma nuu unvf
ret in ned from Colorado and propose
to make their home in Columbus.
Their eon GeorRc, we understand has
greatly improved in health, and it is
thought he is well on the road to com
W. 1. Sternberg, a young attorney
from Omaha litis pnrchscd the law lib.
rary of tha late I'. M. Cookinham anil
about the first of June he will locate in
Himiphre permanently in the practice
of law. Mr. Sternberg is a CSennau and
comes highly rerommended by promin
ent attorneys of the state
Hriiuo Zuerline returned home last
Friday from Lost Springs, Wjoming,
where lie had been for three weeks doing
some brick work for a mining company,
some of the stockholders of which live
at Dodge, this state. Hruno Miys they
hail real winter weather in Wyoming
while he was theie. and while we had a
slight touch of such weather in Xchras
ka. it wa nothing compared with what
in a wire fence cutting one i-ewn-h and
demolishing the disc harrow.
A horse belon-ring to Ilmlolph Wurdc
niMii was attacked by u bull in the pas
ture the other da and iiite badly u-ed
up: in fact so much so that it is a p ion
ium whether the animal will live.
-.in. i :.
While driving home from town hist
Friday Edward Helmer's team became
frightened ami started to run away.
The tongue of the wagon came down,
and in jumping out of the wagon to get
rid of what threatened to be a bad mix
up, 1-Idward lit on one foot in such a
manner as to bieak Iih ankle.
The marriage of Mr. Charles Weber
and Mis- Ijotue Seh-itV occurred here
Tin-ftihij at the Catholic chinch, a num
ber of friends and relaties being p:e-ent
towitiiehS the c-rMiiony. The happ
counle will bt'irm hinisekei ii rjir at once
on ii farm about m .en miles northeast of ' il vv:i Wyoming, and Kruno is mighty
,i:i.id to get b-.ck to the hot state in the
Shelby. They have the list ehe of a
large circle of friinds.
Nearly every automobile ;u Shelby
was pressed into service last Sunday to
carry passengers to Columbus to ee the
Nebraska Indians and ihe Colimibus
team play ball, and the upp'y of much
Sues was not epial to the demand. The
boys all say that it was one of the best
games they ever saw played. Ten H
ni:gs were played and not a single scoze
made bv either team.
Til admit 1 was trying to get some
thing for nothing."
"I uot what I deserved." Washing
Never t ruet that the nearest np
pro:u h t. perfect domestic happiness
mi earth is the cultivation of unselfishness.
RELIABLE GOODS AT
405 Ilth Street.
From the Bepnblican.
Mr. and Mra Marshall McWilliams
and son Raymond and Mrs. David Mc
Williams of Shelton arrived here Sunday
for a visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mra. Chaa. Kelley went to
witness the operation on their Bon Eddie
who went to Omaha last week. He will
be operated on for appendicitis Thursday
at the hospital.
Cards are out annnnncing the wedding
of Neil Hollingshead and Miss Maude
Baker of CentrnI City, on Wednesday
May 11th at the home of the bride.
They will make their home here on a
Union Pacific painters nre here painting
the depot and coal houee the regulation,
color a light yellow with red roof and
white interior. This work wonld not
have been done for some time, had not
the fire necessitated repairs and a partial
rebuilding of the depot.
The Monroe Presbyterian church will
have a pastor in the near future in fact,
there will be u man herein a week or two
to look over the field with a view of lo
cating if other satisfactory arrangements
can he made. Now that the church has
a good manse, it will be much more con
venient for a pastor.
The graduating exercises of the Mon
roe High school will be held in tho Town
Hull, May 20th. Professor Lawrence
Fossler, head infractor in the German
department of our State University will
give a lecture entitled "Life'e School
masters." Prof. Fossler comes to us well
recommended as one who can entertain
and at the same time give us something
worth while. Several good musical
numbers have also been promised. Ite
served seats will he on sale about May
14th at the Drug store. Admission 15
cents. The class consists of Anna Smith.
Bertha Kelley, Eva Patterson, Mabel
McWilliams, Mary Gillespie, Laura
Mann. Raymond Terry, Katie (Ileason
and Pearl McCone.
Tuesday or this week Win. Welwter
II. I. Gipe. A. C McDontld and .1. C.
Read, representing the Monroe Com
mercial club, went lo Columbus to get a
hearing before the board of supervisors
regarding tho proposed bridge across the
Loup river, south of town. Owing to
the amount of business before the hoard
they did not succeed in getting a hear
ing, but tho board gave thorn a date,
which will he May 25, to hear their case.
While the committee did not present the
matter at this meeting of the board, they
have good hopes for fnvoi able considera
tion. And from the scope of country
this bridge wonld accommodate, there
should be no opposition to the project.
The increase in land values, and conse
quent increase in the amount of tax paid
will more than offset a slight increase
in the levy for the present. While the
hridgo will be more benefit to Loup and
Oconee township, it will also be an ad
viintnge'to the entire county.
Have your house wired
Heat & Power Co.
From lint Siiml
L A Gates and family moved this
week to Columbus to make their home
there. They have ha.l this matter in
contemplation for some months and it is
noi-i matter of surprise, but of regret to
their many friends that they have moved
out of town.
(t)uite a crowd of Silver Greek fans
took in the ball game at Columbus Sun
day between the Nebraska Indians and
Columbus. It was a good game, neither
side having scored at the end of the 10th
inning, when the game whs called in
order to allow the Indians to make train
connections. If Columbus keeps this
gait up she can count on a good crowd
from Silver Creek quito often.
The Haven bridge seems to be a sure
go. At the meeting of the Hoard of
Supervisors last Tuesday the matter
was practically placed in the hands of
tho bridge committee, which, with the
exception of M. J. Harry was in favor of
the proposition. It looks as though this
was a matter favored by T. B. Uord,
The Western Bridge and Construction
Co., Dana Little, jr., and two or three peo
ple living in Polk county who have a
political pull on at least one of the
members of the board of Connty Com
missioners o'f Polk county Merrick is
under obligations to pay $4,000 towards
the construction of the bridge and Polk
county obligates itself to pay an equal
amount and the same sum has been
subscrlted by private parties.
From the Advance.
Nels Hasselhach returned home Mon
day afternoon from Omaha where he has
been taking treatment for rheumatism.
Mies Hilda Johnson of Newman Grove
took the noon passenger here Monday
for Columbus where she intended visit
ing a few days.
Miss Bell Newman who has finished a
very successful term of school in Diet.
47, Platte county, left Tuesday for her
home at Columbus.
A. J. McKelvey and Mcsdames F. L.
Sisson and E. L. Sisson, left Tuesday
for Uaswell, Colo. Mrs. E. L. Sisson to
make her home there and Mr. McKelvey
and Mrs. F. L. Sisson to visit relatives.
E. C. Kennedy and Jnlius Wolfe, left
today for New York City to meet Max
Wolfe who will arrive in New York next
week from Europe with forty head of
Belgian and Percberon horses. This
bnnch of horses will even surpass in ex
cellence and quality the importation
made during the fall and will Gnd a
ready market ic and aronnd Albion and
St. Edward where good horses are being
more and more appreciated as money
Actor I have been iu your company
ten years. Is It not time that yon do
something extra for me? Manager
Yes. From now on you shall play all
the parts in which there is eating.
Columbus Plumbing Co.
LUEKE ii MULLIGAN
Steam and Hot
13th and M Streets
A MEMORY TEST.
The Act by Which One Controversy
Three men were disputing in Berlin
one day :i to which of them had the
best memory, and finally they asked a
well known writer to decide the mat
ter. "Rend me any page of Coot he's
prose works." said one of The three,
"and I will :it once repeat It word for
"I ran do better than thai." said the
second one "Put me in :i corner of
this room, and I will play three games
of chess simultaneously without ever
looking at ihe iMt.irds."
"Thai's nothing lo what I can do."
said the first speaker again. "Begin a
conversation with me now nbout the
most absurd things possible, and at
the end of an hour I will repeat the
entire conversation to you.'
The third mail was silent, and the
referee said to him: "Wiry don't you
tell us what you can do? A few min
utes ago you were boasting a good
deal of your wonderful memory.'
"I know it." was the reply, "but I
did not then know that my two friends
took the matter so seriously. And as
they are so much iu earnest I will not
try to surpass them, for I cannot for
get that each of them did me a favor
"Yesterday?" asked the referee.
"Yes." was the reply.
"And you have not yet forgotten It?
In that case the laurels belong to you,
for you have indeed a wonderful mem
ory." Guarded His Beard.
As Sir Thomas Mure laid his head
ou the block he begged the executioner
to wait a moment while he carefully
placed his beard out of reach of the
ax. for, he said, "it hath not commit
ted treason." which reminds one of
the story of Simon Lord Ltivat, who
the day before his execution tin Tower
hill bade the operator who shaved him
be cautious not to cut his throat, as
such an accident would cause disap
pointment to the griping crowd on the
morrow. English Magazine.
We invite all who desire choice
steak, and the very best cuts of
all other meats to call at our
market on Eleventh street. Wc
also handle poultry and fish nnd
oysters in season.
S. E. MARTY & CO.
Telephone No. I. - CoInmbuB. Neb.
The riclit party ran
secure mi excellent ixi-itinti. -.ilarj-
iir coninu ion lor vyoiuniuii- mm vi
cinity. State nee, former orcnimtinn
ntul kiv reference. Addre?? MN'K
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JCOUFOLK. SIWLMNO & ALBION.
No. 77 inni 1 7:20 am No.7'. msil..d eKXani
No.2Vikis . il7.G0pnf N.31i8 . illiHOpni
No. SO pas -a 1:111pm No. 32 pas ..nlJ.SOpiii
No. 73 m xil.. at; 10 pm No. SO mxil..a7:00p in
Dai I j- except Snnday.
Nos. 1, 2, 7 ami P nre extra faro trains.
Nix. 4. 5, 13 ami II are local iiaf-feecw-ra.
No. !& nnd r,!l are local freight.
Nos. 9 and 16 are mail trains only.
No. It due in Omaha t:!5 p. m.
No. S dne in Omaha 5:UU p. m.
C. B. t Q.
Remarkable Capture of a Wolf.
"In the winter of 1896-7, I was depot
agent at Duncan, Nebraska, a small
town on the main line of the Union
Pacific railroad, 09 miles west of Omaha.
The weather was bitterly cold. One
morning shortly after daybreak. Herman
Ernst and his hired man were going
after hay, and a short distance west of
my station detected a gray wolf standing
between the rails, his head down to one
rail as though tied there, and as the
wolf did not leave as the wagons ap
proached nearer, Herman grabbed his
fork and ran up to the wolf, thrusting
the fork repeatedly through its body,
and in its last death throes the wolf tore
loose from the rail leaving the tongue
fast to the steel. I investigated this
enrious incident and came to this con
clusion: A passenger train had passed
just a few minutes before the wolf was
discovered and had ran over a jack rab
bit at this point. The wolf bad either
been chasing the rabbit or camo along
immediately afterwards and had attempt
ed to lick the blood oft the rail, when his
tongue stuck fast to the steel and the
more he slobbered the tighter it stuck,
nntil at the time the wolf was killed the
ice was almost an inch thick over his
tongue, cementing it solid to the steel.
I bought the hide from Mr. Ernst and
sent it to Omaha and had it tanned.
The hide is now need for a rug in one of
our bed rooms nnd shows between thirty
and forty holts where the fork tines
went through. The above facts will be
ratified by Herman Ernst if anyone
wishes to investigate them by address
ing him at Duncan, Nebraska.'
The above story was published in the
Wide World Magazine, of New York
City, in the April number. W. L Kan
did, of this city, was awarded second
prize by this magazine, which offered
prizes for the most unique actual hap
penings. Gothenburg Tiiiien.
From the Nonpareil.
Running broadside into a hure driven
by Mr. Jllaseof llnrdville, Jim Smith'e
auto proved its superiority over iU
equina competitor K.ittiid.iy night nnd
left it lying dead n the Ii I ! of l-.tth-.
although it siitdhim-i! miiiih dmiiiu-ug
niHrks of tho encounter Air Sn.rl. wis
taking Dr. Itoyd on a t-ali to Arehr, tie
latter'.-, son, Ei.-gt-n-, acuomp-injing
them. Just this side of the Wil!oughh
school house they met Mr. Mlnse, who
with his brother had been to the Carn
pasturo north of town with a herd of
cattle. The brother was riding borne
back liehind the buggy. For some ren
son Mr. Blase turned to tho left to pass
the auto and got directly in front of the
machine. He suys that he thought
Smith was going to turn to the left.
Jim saw that ho was going to strike the
rig and threw on the emergency brake,
bnt it was too late to stop. The car
strnek the horse squarely and crashed
over it onto the buggy. The three
occupants of the car were hurled out,
but fortunately nonn of them was in
jured. Mr. Blase was slightly scratched
about the head, but received no .serious
injury. The hor.-e was so badly hurt
that it died before n gun could be secur
ed from tho Hartford home to shoot it.
Its front and hind legs on the side next
the auto were both broken nnd it was
badly crushed. . The auto was badly
damaged, the radiator, lumps, hood nnd
springs being smashed. The dnmage to
the car will amount to between 20U
A COOL RECEPTION.
It Was Nat Surprising, Though, In
View of the Explanation.
Letters or introduction are not in
variably serviceable. For one reason,
they may le too fr.ink. Harry Fur
niss in his -Confessions of a Carica
turist" says that when a brother artist
was setting forth on his travels in for
eign climes he was provided with n
letter of introduction to a certain Brit
The writer of the letter inclosed it
in fine to the artist, saying that he
would find the consul a most arrant
snob, a bumptious, arrogant humbug,
n cad to the backbone. Still, he would
probably offer some courtesies to any
one who had a good social standing
nnd thus compensate the traveler for
having to come in contact with such
an insufferable vulgarian.
On the return of the artist to Eng
land the writer of the letter asked
how he had fared with the consul.
"Well, my dear fellow." drawled the
artist, "he did not receive me very
warmly, and he did not ask me to din
ner. In fact, he struck me as being
"Well, you do surprise me," rejoined
his friend. "He's a ead. as I told you
in my letter, but he's very hospitable,
nud I really can't understand this state
of things. You gave him my letter of
"Why. I thought so; but. do you
know, on my journey home 1 discov
ered it in my pocketbook. so I must
have handed to him instead your note
to me about him."
The explanation was quite adequate.
Surmounting a Difficulty.
A man of tact always manages tc
gel out of a ditliculty. The clerk of a
parish in England whose business it
was to read the first lesson iu the
church came across the chapter In
David in which the names Shadrach
Meshach and Abednego occur twelve
Finding It extremely difficult to pro
nounce these names, he went tbrougo
the chapter referring to them as "the
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No. 21, Frt. & Ac. (d'y ex. Snnday) ar. ..6:15 a m
Her Self Possession.
"Miss Oldcastle is always self pos
sessed no matter what happens."
"Well, she ought to be seeing that
she has had practice in the self pos
session Hue for at least thirty-five
Economy, unlike charity, doesn't usu
ally begin at home. In fact, economy
doesn't beglti anywhere as often as 11
should. Atchison Globe.
Illinois, Rock Spring's
and Colorado Coals
at prices that will interest you. Let us
figure with you lor your winter's supply.
T. B. Hord Grain Co.
11 . ttBNMMBV 9WZW
m Km zwmr
"jfc ! Pfc'OtsO
TVTANY homes should have better bath rooms
1 A than they now have. We have always
tried not only to do better .
plumbing than we ever did 2 (
before, but better than any
body else can do. The vol
ume of work we are now
doing shows how we are suc
ceeding. Wc use only genuine "StomdmdT
plumbing fixtures and employ only
experienced workmen. Our repair
ing service is prompt and reliable.
A. DU&SEUL fit SON.
Ax Ksad Money.
When Schlieiuauii was diguing :.t tin j
supposed site of Troy he dNcovei I
masses of siher in the form .f ::
heads. Uotze suggested that the-i
were intended not for implements. .u;
for money, llronze ax heaiN have :d-i
been fli::covercd in aiioieul rei.:ii is.
mingled with metal pieces in the form
of rings, in such :: manner as to sug
gest that all alike were intci.dcd ti
serve a money, and the coiieIi:.-i :i i;
drawn that iu ancient times the met::'
:t. head had come to he a j.'-:mi!:ii
unit of a!iie for purpose- of barter
After it had disappeared ::v actual
money the memory of it. :n-co'Vii..g to
thi theory, was jm-trv.-d in te -o:n::
of Teiicdos. which bore the figure of
an ax head. It ha:: been suggested
that the "wedge of gold" which Aehan
stole from the spoils of .leri-l- ami
for the stealing of which Joshua had
him stoned to death was a specimen
of the ancient ax head money. -Harper's
A Youthful Joke.
"When .Mark Twain was the editm
of the Virginia City KuicrpriM-." sail1
an essayist at the Fn'ulcliii inn hi Phi!
adelphia. "a crv:uit uirl in th. ne"'i
boring town of Lovelock u:topoetcdh
fell heir to $:t:n.t;no. Her name v.a
.Miriam Rogers. A day or two aftei
the announcement, while all Virginia
City and Lovelock hummed with Mir
Iain's good link. Mark Twain printed
on the editorial page -S th. Hnterprisr
"'If Miriam Rogers of L-vehv-k.
who recently inherited a large fortune
will call at this ollice sh v.i!t hea:
something greatly to her advantage
We are bachelors. "New York Press
Numerous are the ipieer beliefs con
corning the number seven. From the
very earliest nges the seven great plan
ets were known and ruled this world
nud the dwellers in it. and their mini
her filtered into every conceivable
matter that concerned man. There are
seven das in the week, "seven holes
in the head, for the master stars are
seven." seven ages both for man and
the, world iu which he lives. There are
seven material heavens. There are
seven colors iu the spectrum and sei
ou note in the diatonic octave, and
the "leading" note of the scale is tin
seventh. Re it noted that the seventh
son is not always gifted with benefi
cent powers, iu Portugal he is be
lieved to be subject to the powers of
darkness and to be compelled every
Saturday evening to assume the like
ness of an ass. St. James Gazette.
The measurement of microscopic ob
jects is done by rulings on glns.
which are produced by wonderfully
delicate inacliim-s. These rulings are
const ruct-d -so :: to ar-.-rrntery divide
an iii'-h or any other init of measure
menl into any dodrcd number of
part ; a. for i::-!:mm-i-. o.ie one-htm
dredth of an inch or fin- omr-thou
saudlh t I" an inch i.r even one ten
thousandth of an iin h. The lim-st nil
ings thus far pn dtici-d b. any of the
maehim.; are :;t the rate of something
like liOtUKKi to the inch. Home idea or
the closeness of tin- ruled lines can be
obtained from considering that a thou
sand such line-; would occupy only the
space inch.-h-d iu the thickness of a
sheet of ordinary writing paper. New
THE JOURNAL FOR PRINTING
Go Out Into The
Union Pacific Country
Where there are greater opportunities and less com
petition; where nature is generous in both climate
It is in this section that thousands will find homes in
the next few years.
"Tho Safe Road"
Electric Block Signals
Dining Car Meals and Service "Best in the World"
Low Homeseekers' Fares
Firfit and Third Tuesday of Kucb Month During HUM
To Mnny Points in (Jolorndn. Wyoming, Utah. Idaho. Oregon and
For information relative to rates, routes, etc , call on or nddresn
E. G. BROWN, Agent, Columbus, Neb.
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