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with sufficient twist to 1
give most wear.
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rons because we
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From the AdvHUf'.
Mrs. O. K. Willard returned home
Monday to Oolumbus after a brief visit
to St. Kdwurd relatives and friends.
Nl-Ib llaBHelbalKh returned home Mon
day from Excelsior Springs, Mo., where
he Lhb been taking treatment for ht'iatica
Mr. and Mre. Simon Burrows left Mon
day for their new home at Albion. Mr.
UurrowB has purchased a line property
at the county seat and expects to make
that his home, lie mill likes St. Edward
certainly entertains the same feeling for
him, but he waB inlluenced to move to
Albion because he had relatives there
and thought it would be more homelike.
nun I'll KEY.
From the Doinoi'rat
E. McCarthy and J. Elder of Oolum
bus arrived in town Wednesday evening
and have made arrangements to conduct
aSuitonum at this place and locale here
M. H. Hardin returned home Tuesday
evening from Omaha where he had taken
his son, Leonard, to have the eye he had
injured last week by the explosion of a
ntle cartridge attended to. He tells us
that a small piece of the cartridge went
all the way through Len'a eye and that
on last Saturday the doctor had to re
move the injured optic, which will be re
placed by a glass one. Len is feeliug
lirst rate and will be home the latter
part of the week. Mrs. Hardin went to
Omaha Wednesday to keep her son com
pany until he returns home.
From the Nmim-H.
Mrs. W. P Kizer, residing west of
town, was thrown from a buggy at the
Union Pacitio depot Tuesday morning
and had one of her shoulders dislocated.
Sh had driven in to take the Stroms-
burg train for Beatrice to attend the
state Sunday school convention and hud
reached the yards when a passing train
frightened the horse and the buggy was
upset. Dr. Newell Jones was immediat
ely summoned and he attended to the
iujury. Mrs Kizer was taken home and
will wait until next year to attend the
state convention. She has many friends
who wiuh for her speedy recovery.
Poor seed corn, cold weather, and wire
worms have made a combination that
has caused farmers in this section a
great deal of extra work tlii spring
The Noupareil man haB talked to inauy
farmers in the last week and the major
ity of them say that they have had to re
plant portions of their corn. Some have
had to replant but ten acres while others
have had to replant as much as ninety
acres. Poor seed is ropoumble for
much of this trouble, but the cold wea
ther and early planting is blamed almost
as much. The wire worms have also
done damage, the laek of sunshine and
warm weather being very fuvorable to
From the News.
G. W. Williams, who was taken to an
Omaha hospital a week ago Saturday for
an operation for quinsy, has been getting
along nicely and is expected borne in a
day or so.
Last spring P. J. Mullin informed us
that he had invested in a seed corn tes
ter and was going to test his seed before
planting. A few days ago he said that
he had a splendid stand of corn and was
greatly pleased with his investment.
It is these little things which to some
seems like a useless waste of time and
money that are making some farmers so
Several people were injured in a fire
panic at a moving picture theater at
Norfolk, last Thursday night. The
films caught fire from croased electric
wires and exploded, setting the theater
on fire. Esoape by the front entrance
was cut off and the rear exits were
packed at times. The house was crow
ded with women and children. One
girl was thrown through a window by a
man. Seats were knocked over, block
ing the aisles. No one was seriously injured.
From the Republican.
Fred Read left Friday for Pleasant
Hill, Mo., where he will join his wife and
children who have been visiting rela
Mre. E. O. Morrow left Saturday for
her home in College View, Neb. after a
abort visit with her daughter. Emeline
After a lingering illness, Mm J. T.
Evans passed away at her home Wed
nesday morning, The funeral will be
held Saturday at 2 p m , from the Welch
church, as relatives from a distance are
expected to arrive.
Miss Emeline Lawrence entertained
about twenty-five of the young people
Thursday evening in honor of Miss
Goldie Snyder. The evening was spent
in playing games, after which refresh
ments were served. All present report
it a very enjoyable affair.
Raymond Gibbon who has been sick
with the appendicitis for some time,
weut to Oolumbus Saturday and Mon
day underwent an operation at the hospi
tal. His parent were with him during
the operation. His operation was a suc
cessful one and it is hoped that he will
recover and return home soon.
John Talbitzer returned on Wednes
day morning from Alliance, Neb. He
reports his brother Will is doing as well
as could be expected. Will's injuries
are quite seriouB, while no bones are
broken he is covered with scratches ami
bruises from head to foot. The injury
was caused by a switch engine leaving
the traok throwing him and anotheryard
mac under the front running board of
the engine and dragging them some dis
tance. Ben Nelson is the first man on the
route to comply with the new ruling of
the post office department regarding the
fixing and painting of the boxes, aud it
is surely neat and shows that the owner
appreciates what the government is do
ing for the farmers. It is nearly eight
years since the service was established
and some of the boxes are in very bad
condition, no care being taken of them.
Posts are rotted and ditches washed In
front of them. Some are on wire fences
others on telephone poles, which is
against the rules. A few minutes, some
rainy day would put them in shape. The
routes will be inspected soon and it will
not make a very good showing if only
one patron has complied with the de
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. 1. - Columbus, Neb.
THE COLORADO DESERT.
Its Stunted Tree Forms and It Petri
In places In the Colorado desert are
stream beds wlvre perhaps once Id
several years heavy rains In distant
mountains will cause water to flow for
a short time. In these dry water
courses several varieties of stunted
tree forms are often found. The des
ert willow, which resembles the willow
with which we are familiar, though
smaller In size; the val verde, or green
tree, a tree which Is a bright green
from trunk to tip of limb in every
twig, and the Ironwood, so dense In
fiber that It turus au ax's edge, are the
principal varieties. They are rarely
above twenty feet high and, like all
desert vegetation, have not a leaf.
They are apparently outcasts from
the two great tree divisions, deciduous
and citrus, for they have leaves nei
ther to lose nor to keep. These may
be called the living dogs of the tree
family. We will find here also the
Not far from the mountain range we
will come upon the remains of what
were once extensive forests of gigantic
trees, now turned to stone and lying
as they fell centuries ago. The great
trunks, perfect In grain, knot and bark
fiber, cumber the ground In tangled
confusion In those places which have
been protected from the drifting sand,
giving evidence that what Is now a
desert was once upon a time a tropical
wilderness. Travel Magazine.
From ttie World.
The neighbors of U. Johannes says
that he has already begun planting corn.
But we have noticed that be always has
good corn when it comes husking time.
A rouoing game of base ball was play
ed at the Emil Burger farm last Sunday
between the Platte county aud the Col
fax county boys. It was a rattling good
game und the Colfax county boys come
out victorious by the score of lfi to VI.
Wm. Lueschen and family of Colum
bus, Fred Schindler and family of Schuy
ler. John Uenke of Bissell, and Henry
Loseke and family, of route 3, were vis
itors Sunday at the home of Herman
Losekc where a pleasant day was spent
and the visit thoroughly enjoyed by all.
We received a card from Fred Oltman
ns the first of the week from Liverpool,
England.' He in company with Wm.
Wenk, sr., of Creeton, are making a vis
it to the old country and he states that
they arrived in Liverpool May 24. He
adds that they had a very pleasant voy
age and are enjoying themselves immen
sely. Itay Alberts showed the boys last Sat
urday afternoon that he could run an
automobile about as fast as any one and
sailed through main street at a great
rate of speed. On his return he was
taken in charge by Marshal ijee anu
taken before Justice Carletcn for violat
ing the speed law. Mr. Alberts plead
guilty and was given the minimum fine
which is 325 aud coats, amounting to
$31.50. There are many around here
who should have received anoh a dose
From the Han. '
George Hoar has disposed of his inter
eat in the saloon business to his partner
Frank Kutledge and has sold his pool
hall to a patty from West Point. He
contemplates moving his family to
Young man, let us givn you the benefit
of our observation. We have noticed
that at least nine tenths of the young
men who have been lief ore the courts for
misdemeanors are those who take no
interest whatever in education, seldom
read a newspaper, and are always ready
to make fun of other young men who use
correct language and try to be somebody.
It comes natural to them to discourage
the studious and ambitious young men
of their acquaintance. Their minds run
toward dirty stories, midnight sprees
and bad company. This in a short time
means trouble, a sheriffs invitation to
attend court, and a fine or term in jail.
A preacher came at a newspaper man
in this way: You editors do not tell the
truth. It you did you could not live;
your newspapers would be a failure.
The editor replied: You are right and
the minister who will at all times and
under all circumstances tell the whole
truth about his members, alive or dead,
will not occupy his pulpit more than one
Sunday, and then be will find it neces
sary to leave town in a hurry. The
press and the pulpit go hand in hand
with whitewash brushes and pleasant
words, magnifying little virtues into big
ones. The pulpit, the pen, and the
grave stone are the great saint-making
triumvirate. And the great minister
went away looking very thoughtful
while the editor turned to his work, and
told of the unsurpaasing beauty of the
bride, while in fact she was as homely
aa a mud fence.
RUB THE OTHER EYE.
And Let the One In Which the Bit ef
Cinder Lodges Alone.
Nine persons out of every ten with
a cinder or any other foreign sub
stance In the eye will Instantly begin
to rub It with one band while hunting
for a handkerchief with the other.
This Is all wrong. The right way hi
not to rub the eye with the cinder hi
it, but to rub the other as vigorously
as you like.
A few months ago I was riding on
the engine of a fast express. The en
gineer threw oien the front window
of the cab. and 1 caught a cinder In
my eye, which jntve me intense pain. 1
began to rub the eye desperately, when
the engineer called to me:
"Let that eye alone and rub the oth
Thiuking he was chaffing me, I only
rubbed the harder.
"I know the doctors think they know
it all, but they don't, and If you will
let that eye alone and work on the
other one you will soon have the cin
der out," shouted the engineer.
1 did as he directed and soon felt
the cinder down near the Inner can
thus and made ready to take It out
"Let It alone and keep at the well
eye," again shouted the engineer.
I did so for a minute longer, and
then, looking Into a small glass the
engineer handed me, I saw the offender
on my cheek. 1 have tried It many
times since, always with success. Chi
Gents9 Furnishing' Goods
RELIABLE GOODS AT
I FRISCHHOLZ BROS
405 11th Street, Columbus.
From the Signal.
Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Parker returned
Sunday evening from a short stay in
Omaha. Mr. Parker is anxious to again
resume his duties at the depot, but his
physicians advise another month of
After an illness of several weeks Mrs.
Jobn T. Evans died at her home nine
miles northwest of Platte Center on
Tuesday evening June 7th . Her health
had not been good for some years, but
her serious illness dates back about
The latest new enterprise in Platte
Center is a second bank. It was whis
pered around last week that such an
enterprise was contemplated now it is
a settled fact as will be verified by read
ing the articles of incorporation of the
"Farmers State Bank." published in
another column in this paper. Mr. Kil
leen, who is to be president of this bank,
lives in Schuyler and is president of the
First National bank of that city. Mr.
Dowd, who is to be cashier, is now a
resident of North Bend, where he is con
nected with a bank. Matt Nenbauer,
whom everybody here knows, is to be
assistant cashier. The list of charter
subscribers for stock is composed of
substantial business men and farmers of
this community. The corner lot oppo
site Cronin'e drug store has been pur
chased from Geo. Seheidel, sr., and we
learn that a substantial brick banking
building will be placed on it at once. In
the meantime the bank will be opened
for business in temporary quarters the
latter part of July or first of August.
from the Leader.
News reached the eity Tuesday night
that Frank Bellman, who has been work
ing for Harry Wells out on the Skeedee,
disappeared Tuesday afternoon, and up,
to this writing, Wednesday afternoon, no
trace of him has been found. No cause
for his disappearance can be imagined,
and his wife and friends are very anxi
ous fearing that some accident may have
happened to him.
A young eon of Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Yetter of Upper Skeedee was taken vio
lently ill last week and died Saturday
from what was thought to have been
arsenic poisoning, and a few hours after
his death a small sister was taken with
the same symptoms and Dr. Evans was
called from Columbus Sunday, who pro
nounced it poison. Where they got the
poison is a mystery which was not solved
at this writing.
Here is a good time saving and temper
saving suggestion: Fill an old oil can
of any kind with ashes, then pour in
sufficint kerosene to saturate the ashes,
and put the can in a safe place away
from fire. A table.-'pooi.ful is plenty to
keep a blaze until the wood is caught,
and it is worth all the patent lire kind
lers. There is absolutely no danger,
and by keeping a supply always made
up, the children will not be attempted
to use the kerosene can with the too of
ten fatal results.
Prom the Uazetto.
In many fields the Btand of corn is
poor, caused by poor seed. Wire worms
are also doing considerable damage.
People are now fording the Platte
river to Columbus. Last week Wm.
Houser hauled lumber for a new house
across the river.
While Kay Parks of UlysseBwos plow
ing in the field the latter part of last
week his little 7 year old daughter climb
ed upon the plow, which was a riding
one. Her font got caught between the
beam and the slanting wheel and before
the horses could be stopped her right leg
was broken twice. She was taken to the
hospital at David Oity; but died on
Monday of thi s week.
State Auditor Barton has issued a
statement warning people against buy
ing insurance in the State Farmeis'
Mutual Hail Insurance company of
Minnesota, Mr. Barton says he will not
permit foreign mutuals to be licensed
in this state. He says that if the law
permitted this he would license the com
pany, as it is a strong institution, but
that as long as the law bars them he
does not propose to stand for an invasion
of the law.
Getting Into Moral Debt.
Philip D. Armour, millionaire and
philanthropist, continually warned
young uieu against getting into debt.
He loved free men and despised slaves.
When asked if he admired a certaiu
brilliant orator he said: "He may have
a superb voice and fine presence, but
can't you hear the rattle of his chain?
That man Is not free. He Is uuder
moral obligations that demoralize him
He is not speaking the deepest thing
In his soul, and I haven't time to hear
any slave talk. I want a man to be
just as free as I am."
On another occasion he said: "Don't
get Into debt I mean moral debt. It
Is bad enough to get into debt finan
cially. There goes a young man who
Is mortgaged. That young man Is leg
ging It aloug with a debt, and it will
take twice as much power to get him
along as the man without a debt.
There are other debts and obligations
that are embarrassing In their entan
glements. Don't get Into debt morally,
my boy; don't get luto debt so that
you may not exercise your freedom te
The Cede ef Slang.
It Is rather a clever notion In a re
cent story to make two Americans
communicate with each other by
means of slang In a Central American1
republic at a time when all telegrams
are carefully Inspected. If they used
Spanish, that, of -course, would be Im
mediately understood. If they used
English the officials would find some
one to translate It As they bad no
cipher code prepared in advance, they
could not resort to it. Consequently
the first American telegraphs to the
other American in "the great and m
tent code of slang." Here Is a tele
gram which slipped through the fin
gers of the curious Central American
"His nibs skedaddled yesterday per
Jack rabbit line with all the cola in the
kitty and the bundle of muslin lies
spoony about. The boodle Is six fig
ures short. Our crowd In good shape,
but we need the spondulk-s. You
collar IL The main guy and the dry
goods are headed for the brluy. You
know what to do. Bob." Bookman.
A Fire Alarm.
First Boy Where yer goln In such
a rush? Second Boy (on the rum
Fire alarm! First Boy-Where? Sec
ond Boy-Boss sajd he'd fire me If
I wasn't back from his errand In ten
minutes. Boston Transcript.
Artist-Why do you object to this
miniature? Xurich-It looks like me.
I'll admit, but It's too stingy. Better
make one life size. Llpplncott's.
Have your house wired
Heat & Power Co.
The right party en
ecure an excellent itiou. Mlary
orromraiwion fur Colombo ana .
aud givi reference. Addree IAMa
BOX 438. lancoln. Neb.
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LOCAL KKPKKSENTATIVK-Salary $K0 to
$150 monthly. F.itra roiumttioa and ottiro ox-IM-uses.
liepmtentativo must hnvo r"uttiri.-nt
cwh torariy btiM'k to supply th ilnmml creat
ed by New Ijiuh nnd other ronditioii. Snd
reference!), l'.wition periii-iiu-nt. IJaiit ad
vancement to :"il man. Addiwt SturKis
Thnjer, Saleit Director, 4U0 National llunk t'oin
merro IhiihlinK, Miuneaioli, Minn.
TUKASUU Y DKl'A M'MK.NT. office of Soper
vWiik Architect. WaMilntrtin, D. C .May 28.
I'JIO. Hcaleil rooonln will be received In Hits
office until 3 o'clock p. in. on the Utli day of
July. WW. ami then opened, for tlw conatrnrtioa
coiiiplete.tfnrludinK plainbiiut.KaM piping, heat
in; apiiarntUH. electric rondlitH aud MirinK) of
the l.S. rt Office at Coluinhutf. Nebranka. in
i.rnmhinr.1 with dmwintM anil Mucciticatiom.
copiittof uhich may lie obtained from the cus
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Where History Began.
Describing a visit to tbe tombs of
the Egyptian kings, Albert BIgelow
Paine in Harper's Weekly writes of
"the splendid tomb of Amenophls IL,
of tbe eighteenth dynasty, who lived
In the glory of Egypt 1C00 B. C, a
warrior who slew seven Syrian chiefs
with his own hand. The top of the
sarcophagus Is removed and Is replac
ed by heavy plate glass. Just over the
sleeper's face there Is a tiny electric
globe, and I believe one could never
tire of standing there and looking at
that quiet visage, darkened by age, but
beautiful In Its dignity, unmoved, un
disturbed by the storm and stress of
the fretful years. How long he has
been asleep! The Israelites were still
in bondage when he fell into that quiet
doze, aud for their exodus a century
or two later he did not care. Hector
and Achilles and Paris and the rest bad
not yet battled on the plains of Troy."
Moral Suasion and a Strap.
"She seems to have abandoned her
mnrnl suasion Ideas relative to tbe
training of children."
-now did it happen?"
-Well, I was largely instrumental in
bringing about the change. You see,
she has no children of her own, and I
grew weary of her constant preaching
and theorizing, so I loaned her our
"Loaned her your boy?"
"Precisely. She was to have him a
week on her solemn promise to con
fine herself entirely to moral suasion.
"Did she keep her promise?"
"She did, but at the expiration of
the week she came to me with tears
in her eyes and pleaded for permission
to whale him just once." New York
Confucius on Kingcraft.
"What is kingcraft?" demanded a
Confucius replied. "Food enough,
troops enough aud a trusting people."
"Were there no help for it which
could be best snared of the bree?"
"Troops." said the master.
"And were there no help for it
-which could be better spared of the
"Food." said the master. "From of
old all men die, but without trust ft
people cannot stand'
Rummy Robinson Yes, mum; once
for n whole year 1 turned me back on
likker. Kind Lady -Ah. my noble man,
what were you doing at tbe time?
Rummy Robinson Driving a brewer's
I dray, mum. London Tit-Bits.
Go Out Into the
Union Pacific Country
Where there are greater opportunities
and less competition; where nature is
generous in both climate and soil.
It is in this section that thousands will
find homes in the next few years.
"The Safe Road"
Electric Block Signals
Dining Car Meals and Service
"Best in the World"
bow Homeseekers' Fares
First and Third Tuesday of Each Month During 1910
To Many Points in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Oregon and
For information relative to rates, routes, etc.,
call on or address
B. G. BROWN, Agent, Columbus, Neb.