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is more seasonable now than at any other time in ibe year. If you bnve
plumbing thai should be done for the betterment of .sanitary con
ditions, you ought to send for us at once.
WL WONT OVERCHARGE
but wo will Kimrantee to do your work aa well, if not better, than you
could have it done elsewhere.
411-413 W 13th St.
From iIim Kulniii".
Down in Kansas they are mukini;
sausage out of rabbits It is rather n
new dish, but thoHe who have tried itsay
it ia all right anil worth considering in
thepe. days of increased cost of living.
What might have proved a serious ac
cident happend while G. A. McConnell
was separating cream Mondny morning.
The sepal at or eploded with such force
that it tore the machine loose from the
lioor and threw a part of it across the
room making a hole in the plasterini;.
The separator was damaged Iieyond re
pair, but fortunately no one was hurt.
From tho Sun.
Mr. Geo. Messing was at Columbus
last Saturday and sold four ferrets, re
ceiving four dolh'.is. apiece. He was do
ing .tiite a little hunting with them this
While the Jaa brothers iren trapping
for wolves recently, they were surprised
one morni:::.' by finding two of William
I flatter doga in the trnp. Tho dogs
were so mad that blanketn were thrown
over them to hold them down until
they could be removed from the traps.
Mr. Amhro (iabriel, who has for the
past three years r more attended faith
fully to ringing the bells in the Catholic
church promptly on time, morning. noon
and night, was not forgotten by Santa
Ohms this year. The citizens of the
town made up a purse of Si -15, which
they presented him in appreciation of
From tin N'wst.
E. T. Long was up from his ftirm on
business Tuesday momiDg He has
lived in Boono county forty years, which
is n long as anyone has
Walter Roberts went down to Colum
bus Saturday evenu.g After a few days
visit with his mother and sister tiiere he
i, going on to Chicago to visit his bro
ther Harold and family.
Mrs C. M. Cott-rmnn who returned
just recently from the Philippines, is
here visiting relatives and friends. She
stopped in Omaha when she arrived
thero for a visit with her daughter Xana,
who came here with her to spend the
Mr. and Mrs. Love arrived here Satur
day from Canada. Mrs. Love is a neice
of E. Lambouru. They are coming
here to n.ake their home with Mr. Lam
bourn. Mr. Love expects to return to
Canada in u few dajs on business and to
complete arrnngments for moving here.
From the Now! ltirn:il.
A pound package of butter is six in
ches long. If all the butter made in
Nebraska in one year were placed in
pound cartoons and the cartoons stacked
up end on end. it would make a column
of butter the best in the world O.S20
mile. high. Laid end to end it would
paralel every mile of railroad track in
the state of Nebraska
Postiuaster General Hitchcock has an
Gents9 Furnishing Goods
RELIABLE GOODS AT
405 11th Street,
A. Dussell 8L Son
ABOUT OUR NEIGH
BORS AND FRIENDS
CLIPPED FROM OUR
nounced that alter next January, the
government will discontinue the printing
of stamped envelopes, and recommends
that the same be done by the local news
papers, in every town where there is a
newspaper printed. The department
will also soon make a ruling, that no
first class mail will be allowed tranmis
sion through the mails, until it has a re
turn card printed or written thereon.
Having n return card on first class mail
mntter will insure the delivery of ibe
same back to the sender should it fail to
find the person to whom addressed, ami
will greatly decrease the matter going
to tha dead letter office.
From tli- Kecurd.
That there is a well defined determina
tion to fire the Meyers building at the
southwest corner of the square, occupi
ed by the hardware firm of Albin and
Jackson, it now seems to beu certaint .
Another attempt wns made Monday
night, but like the one a few weeks ago,
it was clumsy and failed. The other
time the fire was pet in the cellar under
the store and wa set on the top of a
machine oil barrel, the party evidently
supposing it wob inflamable oil. This
time the attempt was made in the mach
ine ware house in the rear of the store,
where a lot of machinery and implements
are stored. Waste material saturated
with oil was found in the building and
the tire was ignited in front of a row of
barrels containing machine oil. As the
blaze llared up, it ignited the top of an
old carriage that stood within a few
feet of the barrels and the top of the rifl
was pretty badly burned, the cushions
also being destroyed. The flames were
discovered again by nightwatchman
Heed and the fire alarm turned in. Very
shortly the company responded and the
stream that was thrown onto the blaze
soon put it out, with slight loss.
From tho Outlook.
The trustees sale, which was conduct
ed by Attorney Drake of Humphrey, at
the opera house in Cedar Knpids last
Thursday morning, wa3 not very well
attended, owing, no doubt, to the stormy
weather. As a consequence, the bidding
was slow The laud comprised a section
in all, but not all together. The whole
bunch was finally sold for $44 an acre.
A gentleman from Columbus was the
lucky bidder. It is said that some of
this land is worth better than Sfif an
One of the most unique Christmas
gifts we ever heard of wns the one given
S. S. Hadley by n neice living in the
east. The gift is a family history dat
ing back 2:55 j-ears, and it is complete
from that date until the present time
with sketches of the ancestors. The his
tory comprises about twelve sheets of
paper the size of this page and we un
derstand the lady who took the pains
and trouble to fathom out this work,
worked six years on same. Coming
generations will have no trouble to keep
the history complete indefinitely from
now on and a thousand years hence will
make interesting reading to the members
of the family who take part in the
world's doing at that time.
From the Republican.
Mr. and Mrs. Morrow of College Mew,
are visiting at the home of their daugh
ter, Mrs. Ohas McWilhams.
Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Crawford and eon
left last week for a visit at Kalonia, Ia.
and other points in that locality.
Mr. and Mrs. Sar Percy and children
of Valley, Neb., arrived Saturday to
spend Christmas with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. U. J. Hill and daughters
Hazel and Genevieve, left Friday for
Dennison, la., to spend Christmas with
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Alcock arrived the
last of the week from Butte, Neb for a
visit with their daughter, Mrs. David
Last week Vestel Moore traded bis
residence property in Monroe for a res
tanrant business at Merna, Neb., and
Thursday of this week be ami Mrs.
Moore left for that place to take charge
W. L. Obrist and Dexter Obrist of
Centralis, Wa-b., arrived last week,
called here by the serious illness of their
father. M. Obrist. W. L was formerly a
resident of this locality, but this is Dex
ter' s first visit to this locality. Their
father is much improved at present, and
W. L. Obrist is visiting at Polk. Net.,
for a few days.
The recent change in the trains on
the Union Pacific main line has caused
much inconviencc here, so far as the
mail service is concerned. Omaha dail
ies reach herein the afternoon instead of
the morning, and this delays them twenty-four
hours on the rural routes, and
the same condition also exists regarding
the letter mail, to a certain extent.
There has been some talk of the old sche
dule being put back, and the additional
service on the branches has been sug
gested, but it is quite probable that when
business on the main line picks up the
night mail train will ttgaiu be put on.
Wm. Dikes und his sister, Mrs. Preston
accompanied by Sirs. Preston's daugh
ter, arrived last week for a visit with
old time acquaintances of years ago. Id
the early days Mr. Dikes' father owned
a homestead that has since been washed
away by the Loup river, being located
about half way between Monroe and
Oconee where the big bend in the stream
now is. In l$7f Mr. Dikes left here and
went west, and later moved to Texas
which has j-ince been his home, and this
is his first visit here in a third of a cen
tury. His sister, Mrs. Preston, resides
at Springfield, Neb., and she was here
about twenty five years ago. When Mr.
Dikes left here he was a boy, and he
could hardly realize that such a change
had taken place here. During their
etay tbey were guests of the Kelley and
Smith families, and also C. E. Cbapin at
Oconee. They left the first of the week
for Springfield, where after a short visit
Mr. Dikes will return to his home in
From the S ureal.
Mr. Patrick Carey, whose illness we
meutioned in a recent issue, is not im
proving satisfactorily, and his condition
Mrs. Alice Sullivan and three children
r.f Columbus, and Mrs. Jerry Grady of
Colfax county, have been speeding the
holidays at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Ed Ballon aud children and Mrs.
Herman Brodfnehrer and little son re
turned Thursday to their home at Col
umbus, after spending a week with their
numerous relatives at this place.
The Nebraska Telephone company
sent their workmen here again last week
and they dug up and reset their poles
along Michael Spellicy's premise?. They
this time placed them 27 feet from the
middle of the road, as the 6tatute sajs
tbey may, and they think they will let
them remain for a time.
We bear a man who was out hunting
Monday tell about scaring rabbits out of
trees. A listner laughed at the idea
that rabbits climbed trees, but several
listeners said that they had frequently
scared tbem from the branches of trees.
What do you know aliont this? Did
you ever see a rabbit climb a tree?
On her way from the depot last Satur
day, just after the passenger train had
gone south, Mrs. Harry Hill lost her
pocket book containing seven dollars.
She did not miB it until she was over
town; by that time all who were at the
depot had also come over town. The
purse was picked up by Mies Fannie
Higgins and returned to the owner.
Miss Higgins just the day before fonnd
a pnrse containing sixty cents which she
has not yet found an owner for.
DON'T BE BALD.
Nearly Anyone May Secure a Splen
did Growth of Hair.
We have a remedy that has a record of
growing hair and curing baldness in 13
out of every 100 cases where used accord
ing to directions for a reasonable length
of time. That may seem like a strong
statement it is, and we mean it to be,
and no one should doubt it until tbey
have put our claims to an actual test.
We are so certain Rexall 0:;" Hair
Tonic will cure dandruff, prevent bald
ness, stimulate the scalp and hair roots
stop falling hair and grow new hair,
that we personally give our positive
guarantee to refund every penny paid
us for it in every instance where it docs
not give entire satisfaction to the user.
Rexall "93" Hair Tonic is as pleasant
to use as clear spring water. It is de
lightfully perfumed, and does not grease
or gum the hair. Two sizes, 50c and
Sl.OO. With our guarantee back of it,
you certainly take no risk. Sold only
at our store the Rexall store. Pollock
& Co., corner 13th and North streets.
;jv,.''lM c ,, 5'
Bread-: KinciiJ 3k Co Claintf.
CVEN the most critical
college man cannot
but like our two button
models. They have an
elegance of tailoring and
smartness of style which
will force the attention of
anyone having any ideas
about clever style.
BREAKING A CUSTOM.
How the Salt Shaker Was Introduced
to tho Spaniard.
Until a few years ago no Spaniard
had ou his dining table any other re
ceptacle for salt than the old style
open cellar. An cuterprisiug Briton
saw this, noted that the salt was al
ways dirty and gummy aud deter
mined to introduce a certain famous
salt shaker from which clean salt
would run freely in the dampest
weather, P.ravely he started to tour
Spain for the company.
"No. senor; no est costumbre usar
mas quo esto" ("No. sir; it's not cus
tomary to use more than that" the
old cellar), was the answer of every
dealer to whom he presented the nov
elty. Again and again he was re
buffed. He began to despair when,
standing one day gaziug into a Jew
eler's window, a brilliant Idea struck
him. He entered. Realizing the child
like curiosity aud impressionable char
acter of his quarry, he persuaded the
jeweler to display a shaker In bis
window and coached him about sell
ing it A Spaniard came along, look
ed In the window, saw the curious ob
"It is very pretty for the toilet ta
ble," he remarked after prolonged
scrutiny, "perhaps useful for the chil
dren. What goes in It perfume?"
Indifferently the jeweler glanced up
from some scribbling. "No, sir; only
"Yes. Possibly I could get you a lit
tlethe kind that doesn't get sticky
to try. But I don't know."
The simple gentleman was amazed,
angry, affronted, by the novelty, but
he took It aud an ounce or two of the
special salt home with him. The jew
eler ordered another shaker and more
samples of salt. By and by the gen
tleman had used all bis salt and want
ed more of the same kind. The busi
ness of that company today Is worth
many figures in Spain every year, and,
more than that, as It Is "costumbre"
now to use that particular sort of
shaker and brand of salt there Is vir
tually no competition. Arthur Stanley
Iliggs in Century.
Bossing ths Boss.
"Your clerks .veeni to be In a good
humor," remarked the friend of the
"Yes." replied the great merchant
"My wife has Just been in, and It
tickles them to death to see somebody
boss me around." Philadelphia Rec
ord. On Her Side.
"I didn't know you had nny Idea of
"I didn't The Idea was here."
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SPALDINO & AI.EIOX.
No. i.mxd. dTriUam 1 No.TP mxd..d ri.-OOam
No.2ipas ..d7lrTpm No. 31 pas ..it 1:30 pm
No.SOpas ..a l:lipm , No. si pa ..nliJOpm
No. smxd..at:10pra J No. eO mxd..a 70 p m
Daily except Scaduy.
Nos. 1, 2, 7 aud a ar extra fare trains.
Nos. 1. 5, 13 and 11 are local pasarairpra.
Noa. ra and 59 are local freights.
Nos. v and 16 are mail trains only.
No 14 doe ia Omaha 4:15 p. m.
No. 8 dn in Omaha 50 p. m.
G. B. i Q.
& I? vS9(,iai1' Sa---) leave-X 7:25 a m
w S- E11 ,c--, (d y ex Saturday) MSjOO p m
5- ; ""-cVul-;f .-- St---y2 am-..ft p m
No. 81. Frt. & Ac. (d'y ex. Sunday) ar. ..8:15 a m
m t i r x..M -u i.
From the Journal.
The top price for Maple Greek preciuct
land, 9160 per acre, was paid Iaat Friday
when Olans Anderson sold eighty acres
owned by him six miles straight eouth of
Howella to John Muller for thai price.
After making the purchased, John sold
10 acres of his home place to bis brother
Henry P. Muller, for the seme price,
giving the bojs 209-acre farms tach.
We regret to state that the sale of Mr.
Andersons place means that Mr. Ander
son will leave Colfax county, after a re
sidence of nearly forty years, he having
purchased a Dodge county farm a few
miles north of Ames, However, he still
has an interest in Colfax county as he
retains his old homestead in Maple
Creek precinct which is farmed by one
of his sons.
If the lean years are coming, and in
dications seem to point that way, it be
hooves him who would weather the
storm to exercise care in bis expendi
tures). In the last ten years our people,
as a whole, have been traveling a rapid
pace and it is high time a halt was call
ed. Economy should b.' the watch word
all along the line: avoid going into debt
live within your income, and strive to
save a little every month, und "bard
times" will have no terrors for you. If
you cannot secure work at the wuge you
think you should have, work for what
you can get, and above every thing do
not be idle. Work and economy are the
two sure roads to independence und suc
cess. If yon have not traveled on ibis
road, commence following it with the
new year and you will never regret the
step in after life.
From the Sand.
Dr. Robinson has been ill for the past
few weeks and on Wednesday he went
to Columbus for treatment at a hospital.
Reports are favorable and we hope to
see the doctor home and well in a few
George Rose and bis daughter Juanita
are in a hospital at Columbus. Both of
tbem are suffering with appendicitis and
are there for treatment. We hope to
see them home soon, both well and
One of the old settlers of Merrick co
unty and a man who has built bouses
and lived in Silver Creek died last Satur
day evening at G:'V) o'clock nt Hudeon,
Mich., and was buried Tuesday. Sand
is sorry that it has no more particulars
at hand, hut mails ate slow now.
There will lie a wolfe hunt in the
valley in Polk county, Monday, January
9 to which the public are invited. The
west line will be the Kropatch farm,
north line the river channel, east line
John Bernt's farm, south line the Platte
Valley bluffs with tho round up at the
Gerrard pasture at noon. Xo rifles on
ly shot guns loaded with not heavier
than No. I shot. Cuptains, A. Joban
sen, Nels Ilaeselbach, Jan. Hoadiey aud
From the World.
Henry Loscke, jr., has sold his farm
that John Wanek has been renting to
Adolf Marty for $110 per ncre.
Floyd Brisack. 12 year-old son of Fred
Brisack formerly of this place bnt now
residing in Oregon, recently shot a wild
cat which measured fifty-seven inches
from tip to tip.
H. Johannes has finished busking corn
and the hoys are repairing tenet e. They
say there is no frost m the ground at all.
They jUBt scratch ibe snow away and
dig with spade and auuer.
Henry Moeller niado bis wife a Xtuas
present of a new washing machine rigged
to bo run by a small engine which eaves
Mrs. Moeller a great deal of burd work
and makes wash day a pleasure.
Dan Penrod heard from his wif. who
waa reported cut and bruised in h wieck
near Chicago while on her way to Indi
ana for a visit last week. She said
nothing about being hurt but lost her
baggage by fire as the baggage and mail
cars were burned.
THERE'S NO RISK.
If This Medicine Does Not Benefit
You Pay Nothing.
A physician who made a specialty of
stomach trouble-?, particularly dyspep
sia, after years of study perfected the
formula from which Re.xnll Dyspepsia
Tablets are made.
Our experience with Kexall Dyspepsia
Tablets leads ns to believe them to be
the greatest remedy known for the relief
of acnte indigestion and chronic dys
pepsia. Their ingredients are soothing
and healing to the intir.med membranes
of the stomach. 1 hey are rich in pep
sin, one of the grcHteet digestive aids
known to medicine. The relief tbey
afford is almost immediate. Their use
with persistency and regularity for n
shoit time brings about a cessation of
the pains caused by stomach disorders.
Rexall Dyspepsia Tablets will insure ,
healthy appetite, aid digestion and pro
mote nutrition. As evidence of our
sincere faith in Rexall Dyspepsia Tab
lets. e ask yon to try tbem at our risk.
If they do not give you entire satisfac
tion, we will return you the money you
paid us for them, witbont question or
formality. They come in three sizes,
prices 25 cents, 60 cents and 31.00. Re
member you can obtain them only at
the Rexall store. Pollock & Co , corner
13th and North streets.
A Faithful Ssrvant.
Carlyle told once of a lawsuit pend
ing hi Scotland affecting the succes
sion to a great estate of which he had
known something. The case depended
on a family secret known only to on
old servant, who refused to reveal It.
A kirk minister was sent to tell he;
she must speak on peril of her soul
-Peril of my saul!" she said. "And
would ye put the honor of an aitld
Scottish family in competition with tbr
saul of a poor creature like me?"
Exhibits from every westers state,
wnu to growa and Hon to grow it. Exhibits
irrigation and dry fanning methods. Exhibits
showing how to raise more corn wheat
h?S;ar."a!fa,aU,1 ,otatoes- Good roads ex
fllDit ant, lectures how to prevent hog chol
era. .Moving pictures and illustrated lectures
Son 2TcentJsnd . Ad-
Come to the Omaha Land Shwi
INSULTED THE KING.
The Joke a Printer Turned on Louis
Philippe and M. Thiers.
One morning during the reign of
Louis Philippe there appeared iu the
Constitutionuel the following startling
"His majesty the king received M.
Thiers yesterday at the Tuilerles and
charged him with the formation of a
new cabinet The distinguished states
man hastened to reply to the king:
"'I have only one regret, which is
that I cannot wring your neck like a
A few Hues lower down there was
another paragraph running to the fol
"The efforts of justice have been
promptly crowned with success. The
murderer of the Rue du Pot-de-Fer has
been arrested in a house of bad reputa
tion. Led at once before the judge of
instruction, the wretch had the hardi
hood to address the magistrate in terms
of coarse insult, winding up with the
following words, which amply show
that there remains not a spark of con
science or right feeling iu this hard
"'God aud man are my witnesses
that 1 have never had any other am
bition than to serve your august per
son and my country loyally to the best
of my ability.' "
The printer had just cleverly managed
to interchange the two addresses. The
cream of the joke was that it was uni
versally known how very little love
there was lost between the king and
the minister. Strauss' Reminiscences
Last of the Old Orators.
The late Senator John Warwick
Daniel of Virginia may be said to
have been the last of the old fash
ioned orators in the house of the con
script fathers. His fame will rest not
ou his lawbooks, which were excel
lent; not on his speeches in house and
senate, which were strong, but on two
masterly orations on Lee and Stone
wall Jackson delivered before his en
trance into congress. It may well be
doubted whether anything superior to
them, considered simply as orations,
can be found iu the literature of the
world. They would have delighted
Cicero himself. Champ Clark in Cen
tury. Novelty Fop New Yorkers.
"That sunrise flTeet is all wronsl"
said the stnf: manager of a New York,
"What's the difference':" replied the
scene painter. "Nobody who goes to
a musical comedy In New York knows
what a suurise looks like." Washing
Holding a WakeDitto a Girl.
Miss T.ovelelgh The professor was
telling us today about the mcon. lie
says the moou Is a dead body. Jack
Spooner That so? Then suppose we
sit up awhile with the corpse. Boston
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!t will teach you how to raise more corn: to test and Klect
si'i-d: to kep your land in maximum producing order; to com
bat insect pests, and solve almost every other farm problem.
!If vou have monev to
Siv thf Union Pacific exhibit and the great number of open
ings for investment in the Union Pacific country.
you want to move elsewhere
It will giw you an unparalleled opportunity of getting Just
information you are looking for. .--
you want to see the west
Come and sec It under one roof
you want a good time.
You'll find abundant entertainment.
Come via Union Pacific
Standard Road of the West
ELECTRIC BLOCK SIGNALS.
DUSTLESS. PERFECT TRACK.
EXCELLENT DINING CARS.
January 18 to
PMMICI5 f XI1INI
"The reporter who came to see about
the faucy ball was a horrid creature."
"He asked for my picture to publish
with the accouut. and I told him Indig
nantly I did not care for such notori
ety. Then I had to go out of the room
c minute and forget my picture, which
was lying on the table near where he
was standing, .ind"
"He took it and put it In?"
"X-uo: he I-I-rt it there." Raltlmore
IN OUR NEW HOME
You will find us better
equipped that ever to
attend to your wants in
Let us wire your house
Heat & Power Co.
We invito all who desire choice
steak, nuts the very best cuts of
all other meats to call at our
market on Eleventh street. We
also handle poultryand fish und
oysters in season.
8. E. MARTY & CO.
Telephone No. 1. - 0Jnmbu. NV.
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