The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, July 13, 1910, Image 5

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From the Statesman.
Joe Kilmer, residing on a rented farm
northweat of towu, loat nearly all of his
household goods by fire, on Wednesday.
An organ and some chaiis is about all
that they managed to get but of the
house after the fire was discovered.
Some time before, they had been shoot
ing Are crackers near the house, and it
is supposed that a part of a firecracker
had blown under the porch, and every
thing being dry, started the fire.
From the Gazette.
Those who have been cutting wheat
this week claim that the bundles are
heavy, which is a sign that the berry is
plump, and many of them.
If you have a home and are out of
debt, don't fret and worry yourself and
wife into the grave for the sake of mak
ing money. You have only one life to
live, and it is brief at best Take a little
pleasure and comfort as you go day by
day, and try to do a little good to others.
A morbid, insatiate desire to posses the
earth, to grab everything in sight, is at
the foundation of more misery tbanal
most any thing. Wealth alone will ne
ver keep memory green; a good life and
kind actions will.
From the Sand
E. J. Zimmerman who lives on the Is
land lost two head of cattle by lightning
Thursday morning. They were insured.
Mark P. Sears, assistant cashier of the
First National Bank of Clarke and Mies
Alma Westgate. a popular young lady
also of Clarke, were married last Wed
nesday. Frank Carter was knocked out for a
while last Tuesday. He was struck by
the sweep on the capstan which was be
intt iiRpd to move the school house.
Frank was driving his mules which were
furnishing the power when a loosened
stake allowed the sweep to loosen up and
hitbimablow. His injuries were not
A nice rain last Saturday night and a
cooling of the atmosphere by a thunder
storm Tuesday night with only a slight
sprinkle, and onother good rain Thurs
day were gratef uUy received. The small
grain harveting is proceeding nicely be
tween bhowera and corn is growing to
beat the band. Take it all in all things
look mighty good to us in this neck o'
the woods. Of course, small grain is a
short crop, but corn promises well .
From the Kcconl.
The barn of Andrew J. Swanson in the
south part of the county was Btruck by
lightning in the storm Tuesday night
and the roof ripped up and shattered.
However the building did not take fire
and the loss is not great.
Strt Commissioner Rufus Walker
Gents' Furnishing Goods
405 I lth Street,
Not Iron
But LoU of
Hard Wear
in Them.
505 Eleventh Street
commenced the removal of the hill near
the track west of the southwest corner
of the fair grounds and when the work ib
completed, those who have deplored the
existence of- that obstruction, will find
that it has melted away.
Dr. S. O. Whaley is having a new
barn 24x28 'built on his farm edited by
F. G. Frizzell, three miles south of
Shelby, A. A. Gray doing the work. The
boys go out in an auto every morning
and come back each evening in time for
supper, a nine mile run. That is some
thing different, isn't it.
Fred Schmnker was the victim of a
very painful accident Friday afternoon
and one that will incapacitate him for
some time. While tying a span of horses
behind the wagon, he got his band caught
in a noose in the rope and one of the
horses i earing back, caught both fore
fingers of the right hand, tearing them
in frightful shape and nearly severing
the first finger. He bad the hand dress
ed at once, but it is in very bad shape
and will lay him up for many weeks.
Krom the Democrat
Mrs. J. E. Ilugg returned home Sat
nrday evening fxjra'iI6t Spring?; SD.,
where she went a couple of weeks ago to
accomnanv her sister there for treat
ment for rheumatism. She reports her
sister sufficiently recovered to be able to
return Lome.
Mrs. Powers of Denver, Colorado, who
has been visiting at the Patrick McDon
ald home northeast of town, returned to
her home last Saturday. She waa accom
panied as far as Columbus by Miss Kate
McDonald, who spent the day at that
place visiting friends.
Mesdames Geo. Schewda and Jac.
Frittler nnd Ollie and llattic Robdaof
Cleveland, Ohio, arrived in town this
week for a month's visit at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Lachnit and family.
Mesdames Schewda and Frittler are Bis
ters of Mrs. Lachnit and Ollieand Hattie
Kohda are a nephew and neice.
Mrs. J. K. Muldoon left Wednesday
morning for Sioux City, Iowa, for a few
days visit with friends. From there
she expects to go to Vermillion, S. D.,
nnd Charter Oak, Iowa, to spend part of
the summer with relatives, after which
she will go to Orleans, this state, where
her husband. Dr. J. K. Muldoon, is
practicing medicine.
Sister Andrea arrived in town last
Friday from Lincoln to take charge of
the music at $t. Francis Catholic church
during the absence of Sister Oeciliana,
who went to Omaha last Thursday for
medical treatment. Thirteen years ago
Sister Andrea had charge of the musical
department at the Parochial school at
this place, bnt since that time she has
traveled around the United States quite
a bit and also made a trip to Germany.
The many old friends of the Bister will
no doubt be glad to hear of her return
and we know her stay in Humphrey will
be made most pleasant.
From the Bepablican.
His. WiU Hornbofltel of Chicago spent
Sunday with D. W. Ziegler and family,
WiU being a brother of Mia. Ziegler.
Miss Suaie Ziegler left Wednesday for
Hartford, Kas., where she will spend a
month with her sister, Mia. Fred True
love. Horatio Hendryx returned to his
home in Kearney Friday, after visiting
for a week at the home of his aunt, Mia.
Chas Kelley.
Thursday morning the heaviest rain
of the year fell in this locality. The
fall was so heavy that roads were turned
into rivers, and many of them badly
washed . Northwest ol here the fall was
heavier, the Looking Class raised until
the water was over the railroad
track between here and Genoa, requiring
section men to put in the best part of the
night, and the freight in the morning
took up cinders to' repair any damage.
Right around Monroe there waa a little
hail, some of the gardens being oat bad
ly. This however, was over a limited
area, which is fortunate. This locality
has been fortunate in getting rain this
year, but for some time was on the east
ern edge of the moisture belt.
Owing to the poor health of Mr. Gipe,
they have concluded to retire from the
mercantile business, and this week sold
the stock to J. E. Erskine of Columbus.
Since coming to Monroe they have built
up a splendid trade and it is still on the
increase, but indoor work began to tell
on Mr. Gipe some time ago, and it be
came imperative that he should seek
other work. The work of invoicing the
stock will be completed this week and
the store turned over to the new prop
rietor, who will place Chas. McWilliama
in charge, and iu this he has made no
mistake, as Charlie is one of the best
olerks ever in Monroe. For the present
Mr. Gipe will remain in Monroe and take
a much needed rest, and later he will no
doubt conclude to embark in some other
About a week before the Fourth John
Swisher, formerly a resident of this
locality, met with an accident that re
sulted in his death on July 4th. At the
time of the accident he was driving
home, when, going down a hill, the neck
yoke broke, and he was thrown from the
wagon on to his head. For a time his
injuries were not inongnt io oe lauu,
but later he took a turn for the worse.
Mr. Swisher resided in and uear Monroe
for quite a while, and before leaving for
near Spalding, was on the Webster farm,
north of town. He and the family were
well known in and aronnd Monroe,
where they bad many friends. Besides
hiB wife. Mr. Swisher leaves three chil
dren, two sons, George and Earl, and
one daughter. Mr. Swisher was a mem
ber of the Ben-Hur, holding a member
ship in the Monroe court. Funeral ser
vices were held Wednesday, several from
this locality being in attendance.
From the Signal.
1$. H. Schroeder. wnY went to Creigh
ton last fall and assumed the position of
cashier in a bank, has resigned that posi
tion, moved to Madison and on the first
dny of July took up like duties in a bank
in that city. He spent the Fourth here.
Mrs. Schroeder and little daughter have
been here with her parents for the past
Here is another one to the credit of
Platte county, Clay. Robinson & Co., a
South Omaha commission firm, report
that E. T. Graham, of Creston, had the
distinction of shipping three cars of cat
tle that brought the highest figures ever
paid for full car loads. There were fifty-
four steers in this shipment and they
averaged 1,555 pounds and sold for $8 25
per hundred.
Ven. Sister M. Leontina, of St. Jos
eph's Academy, is receiving a visit
from her mother, Mia. E. B. Geharthy,
and two little brothers, who arrived here
last Saturday from their home in Mem
phis, Tennessee. While enroute here
they had a narrow escape from death.
In passing through Missouri, near Mont;
gomery station, their train waa entirely
wrecked by the spreading of the rails.
Two persons were killed instantly, and
all others on the coach were injured,
many of them so seriously that they died
before medical aid could reach them.
Mrs. Geharty and children were the only
ones in the coach who escaped injury.
From the Nonpareil.
A lether-luoged damsel of uncertain
age furnished amusement for a erowd on
the street Saturday and incidentally
traded some phony jewelry for some
good coin of the realm. From the
standpoint of the fakir the yonng woman
was a dandy, bnt her line of conversa
tion would hardly pass muster in a draw
ing room.
Harvest began in good earnest the
first of the week and the hum of the
binder is the best music in the country
at the present time. A large number
of new binders were taken out Friday
and Saturday and the implement men
are wearing smiles that won't come off.
The wheat is in good shape and will
make a larger yield than was expected
earlier in the season.
Mrs. Malinda McHugb, residing near
Olarks, was brought before the insanity
board Tuesday for an examination as to
her mental condition. She is seventy
seven years of age- and for the past few
months has been acting queerly. She
lives with an unmarried son who has
been unable to give her the attention
she ought to have and it was upon his
request that the examination was made.
The board concluded that she was a fit
subject for treatment at the asylum.
Sheriff Her took her to Hastings Tues-
I day evening.
We invite all who desire ehoiee
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.
Telephone No.l. CoImmbue9Neb
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23 Will lecture at Chautauqua
Couldn't Hear Them.
"I've been worried about my hearing
for some time." said a local banker,
who tells the story on himself, "and
finally the fear of getting deaf became
a sort of obsession to me, nnd 1 de
cided to go over to New York to con
sult a specialist I got over there and
went to see the doctor, nnd be looked
so grave 1 was more scared than ever,
and 1 was feeling pretty blue as I
walked down Fifth avenne with a
"Suddenly I saw two 'special trol
leys' coining-down a cross street filled
with children waving flags and appar
ently having an awfully good time,
but I 'couldn't bear a sound. In an In
stant, without stopping to realize that
I could bear all the other noises of the
traffic and my friend's voice, I turned
around and seized him by the arm and
-Heavens. Jo, I'm deaf! I can't
bear those children at all.'
"Neither can I,' said my friend,
with a roar of laughter. They're
mutes. "Philadelphia Times.
The Rod and the Child.
I do not believe in the government
of the lash. If any one of you ever ex
pects to whip your children again I
want you to have a photograph taken
of yourself when you are In the act.
with your face red with vulgar anger
and tbe face of the little child, with
eyes swimming In tears nnd the little
chin dimpled with fear, like a piece of
water struck by a sudden cold wind.
Have the picture taken. If that little
child should die I cannot think of a
sweeter way to spend an autumn aft
ernoon than to go out to the cemetery
when the maples are clad In tender
gold and little scarlet runners are com
ing, like poems of regret, from the sad
heart of tbe earth and sit down upon
the crave and look at that photograph
and think of the flesh, now dust; that
you beat 1 tell you it Is wrong; It Is
no way to raise children. Make your
home happy. Be honest with them.
Divide fairly with them in everything.
Robert G. Ingersoll.
"When I was in London," said Miss
Warner to the little group of friends
round the dinner table who were lis
tening to her account of some amus
ing experiences she bad abroad last
summer. "I tried to be as British as I
could, but I was constantly getting
mixed in my English phrases.
"You know one of the underground
railroads In London is always spoken
of as the Hu'penny tube. so one day
when 1 wished to be transported In a
hurry from one side of the city to the
other I astonished a big, pleasant faced
bobby by asking where was the near
est station of the 'twopenny tub.
Every one at the table laughed ex
cept the young Scotch guest. He lean
ed across the board nnd said, very se
riously. "Ye know ye man get n bawth
in Lunnon for tu'pence."
Helped Out the Gunner.
Gadebuscb. in the grand duchy of
Mecklenburg-Schweriii. In celebration
of the birth of a grand ducal belr de
cided to fire the regulation salute of
101 guns. An ancient cannon was
hauled out for the purpose, and the
firing began. Unfortunately the pow
der ran short after the ninety-third
shot, nnd there was no means of ob
taining nny more In tbe town. The
burgomaster was In despair, especially
as ninety-three shots indicated that the
grand ducal baby was a girt At this
moment tbe municipal bandmaster
came forward with a luminous pro
posal, which was eagerly accepted.
He dispatched bis big drum major to
the market place, where he struck
eight powerful strokes on his instru
ment to make up the 101 shots, and
thus the situation was saved. London
Setting Hsr Right.
Mistress So you want to leave,
Mary? With what motive are yon
leaving? Cook It ain't a motive,
mum; Ifs a policeman. Boston Cou
rier. Fame.
"Why are statues erected to famous
men. father?" said a child.
"So that they may become known,
dear. was tbe answer. Exchange.
Who by aspersions throw a stone at
'the bead of others hit their owe.
. .
from tke Leader.
A card was received at this office this
week announcing the marriage of Geo
rge M. Bear to Miss Helen Morrill at
Kent. Wash.. Thursday. June 90 The
groom is well known to oar citizens,
having been an early settler in Genoa
aad having been engaged in the lumber
business here for many years. The
Leader joins his many friends in extend
ing coagratBlatiocs and best wishes.
Last season waaa hard one on bees, a
large per eeat of which died last winter
from starvation and other causes, and
among those who thnsly suffered was S.
E. Vaught, who lost every bee he owned.
Having sever moved his hives, he was
recently surprised to discover that a
swarm of bees had taken possession of
one of them. A day or two latere
swarm moved into another, and this
morning he reports that he is the owner
of five swarms of busy, bustling bees.
Where they oeme from he knows not,
and as he owns the' hives of which the
bees have taken possession he reckons
they are his property.
Don't try to be the town humorist.
The town humorist acquires a reputaion
in a short time that he thinks he must
maintain, and as a consequence he soon
becomes a burden of bis friends that is
hard to bear. The town humorist makes
himself so much of a bore that when his
friends see him coming they cross the
street to avoid him, or sneak ont the
back door and hang around in the alley
nntil he is safely ont of the way. Only
about one man in ten million is a nat
ural humorist but about one man in
every ten thinks he is, and feels it his
duty to "entertain" his friends whenever
he meets them, with the result that they
feel like yelling for the police every time
they come in contact with him. If you
want to be liked and respected by your
fellow citizens, avoid with all your might
being considered the town humorist.
Better let them think you are a horse
thief, or a bank robber, or a wife beater.
They will think more of you. Ex.
Before and After.
The Adorer It's wonderful, old man,
what love will eunble u fellow to see
In n girl that he never saw before.
The Onlooker-No doubt, but it's equal
ly wonderful what It won't let him see
that he'll see later.
Biblical Instruction.
"What does exegesis mean, father?"
"1 can never remember long what It
does mean. It Is something theolog
icalprobably n combination of Exodus
ind Genesis, about like Deuteronomy."
Airy Persiflage.
Passenger on Aeroplane What's
that dingdonging noise? Can It be
the cowbell; ou the Milky way? Avia
torNo; that's only Saturn's rings.
Prosperity leads often to ambition
and ambition to disappointment.
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 Daring 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.
From the San.
The biggest real estate transfer ever
made in Colfax county waa made this
week. Tbe old Wells ranch oflOftS
acres was parohased by Gerald Ebrea-
berger for 100.000. Mr. Ebrenberger
then sold to J. Krivohlavek 109 acres for
$66,915 and he also sold to Postmaster
McLeod 1C0 for $19,500, retaining 378 for
Nearly all the watch signs, probably
ninety out of 100, have bands set at 8:18,
but comparatively few people know why
this is. I: is no accident- W.K.Wash
burs, of New York, waa painting a sign
for a jeweler of that city when the news
of the assaaiaatioBot Abraham Liacola,
April 14, 1865, waa received in New
York and tbe latter ordered the painter
to put upon the dial the hands tbe exact
time when the fatal shot was fired,
namely 8:18 and so they have eontinaed
ever since. Whenever yom see a sign af
ter this, recall tbe fact that it points to
the fatal moment.
The big public question, this year will
be road improvements. It seems stran
ge that there would be any "opposition
party" to those who want better roads,
but if you think there is no opposition,
start a road campaign in your locality
and find out. As a matter of fact, tbe
road problem is of far more importance
to the farmer than either tbe tariff or
silver questions. A good road coats
money. It is a business investment re
quiring a large outlay of cash at first,
and tbe interest on this investment comes
back not only directly in the form of
cash, but indirectly, as the farmer along
the road is able to save horse power in
hauling his crops to market. The chief
question is, how is the money to be
raised? Who is to handle and pay it
out? It i a financial matter rather than
a qneation of engineering skill. It
onght to be debated and re-debated in
every echoolbouse in the land.
What sculpture Is to n block of mar
ble education is to a humuu soul. Tbe
philosopher, tbe saint and tbe hero, the
wise, tbe good and tbe great man very
often lie hid nnd concealed In a plebe
ian, which u proper education might
have dlsiuterred nnd brought to light.
Shakespeare's Handicap.
Mrs. Montmorency -Sniythe And I
what were you rending when 1 came
In. my dear? Slinkpsimirc: Ab! What
a wonderful man! And to think that
be wasn't exactly what one would call
a gentleman!-London Punch.
$110 monthly. Kxtrn commlsaton aait office ex
penses. ltereeentativo moat have sufficient to carry stock to xuppljr the demand creat
ed by New Laws and other conditions. Bend
roforonrm. l'cwition Dtnnaneat. Kapid ad
vancement to good man. Addresa Stands
Thayer. Sales Director. 400 National Bask Com-
merco Raildins, MinneapolK Minn.
Elsctric Light
Always Beady .
Have your house wired
Columbus Likt,
Heat & Power Co.
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Nob. 1. 2, 7 and 8 am extra ' m"
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