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Easter Comes Late This Year
YOU do not have to wait for the
showing of styles that will pre
vail in mid-season. We have a
fine line ol Tailored and ready-to-wear
Hatsthe latest styles shown
so far this season. They are reason
able in price in fact they are the
best values for $3.00 to $5.00 we
have ever been able to show.
Our Regular Opening
will not occur until March 28-29.
For your best Hat, it will pay you to
wait. We will then show the very
latest. We are making; greater pre
parations than ever and the prices
will please you.
Let Us Show You
H. H. STIRES
One That Swallowed Whole a Shark
Fifteen Feet Long.
Frank i Hullcn. the noted -writer of
sea tales, in one of his lectures said
that in New Zealand he once saw a
whale opened and there were found
in its stomach a number of fish which
must simply have swum down its
throat, and among them was a shark
fifteen feet long and nine feet round.
The huge Greenland whale was de
scribed. Mr. Hullcn asked his au
dience to imagine a monster of 250
tons and told how such a one was
taken on a voyage in which he took
part, enough whalebone being taken
out of his head to pay a good dividend
on the voyage. For sis months in the
year this particular kind of whale,
which was the most helpless of all.
led a life of alarums and excursions,
for he was always being chased.
A third kind of whale, the hump
backed whale, was shown In a picture
jumping from the water, and Mr. Bul
len explained that this was no indi
cation of joy in life. They were, in
fact, if not driven out of their minds,
certainly driven out of the water by
parasites adhering to their bodies.
This particular whale was greatly de
voted to its young, and if a man hap
pened to kill a calf he needed all his
ingenuity to escape from the mother.
On one occasion fifty-two boats went
after whales in thp bay of California
and by accident a calf was killed. In
one hour the parent destroyed fifty of
the fifty-two boats, killing a number
of men, and then sailed out to sea
without a scratch.
"In the English county of Wiltshire,'
aid a customs official, "the natives
are called moonrakers.' There's a
Wiltshire story, over a century old,
about some rustics who were found
one night raking away in a pond at
the reflection of the moon, which they
took for a cheese.
That's a very good story, a very
funny skit on the men of Wiltshire,
but ask a Wiltshire man about it and
with a contented chuckle he will say:
"Oh, yes, people tell as how they
give the uame o' moonrakers' to us
Wiltshire pecple bekase a passel o'
stoopids one night tried to rake the
shadder o' the moon out o' the brook,
takin it for a thin cheese. But that's
the wrong cud o' the story. It's alto
gether the wrong end. Them chaps
as was doitf this was smugglers and
they was lishin' up some kegs o bran
dy and only pretended to rake out a
cheese. The policeman as axed 'cm
what they was about had a good laugh
at 'em. but. by Harry! they had a
better laugh at him when they got
home with the stuff."'
A Death Lure.
According to tradition. Kenith. the
legendary kin;: of Scotland, was al
lured to his death in a most novel man
ner. Kenith had slain a son and broth
er of Fennella. who to be avenged or
dered Wiltus. a famous silvcrsuiitli. to
construct a death dealing statue of sil
ver. In its right hand the statue held
a basin and in the left hand an apple
of pure gold, both set with diamonds
and other precious stones. To touch
the apple was to defy death. It being
so arranged that any one guilty of
such vandalism would be Immediately
riddled by pols-oned arrows shot from
openings in the body of the statue.
Kenith was invited to inspect the won
der, and. as Fennella had hoped, lie
tried to pluck the precious imitation
fruit When his hand touched the ap
ple he was wounded by the arrows and
died where he fell.
I Two young women were talking
over their lestaurant luncheon the
other day :ib..u: the quality of a cer
tain prima donna's voice.
"Oh. she an sing." cried one or
Jhein enthusiastically. "She certainly
can sing. Music like that would coax
Apollo from his lyie."
! The other irl Hushed and looked
troubled After a slight pause she
spoke in uentle reproof.
"I don't want to correct you. dear."
die said "But don't you think that
word is usually iro;ioiii!cl 'lair': i!
jis spelled l-a-i-r. you know." Phila-
i delphia Ledger.
Desds That Count.
Maud Why don't you prefer Harry
to Will? Harry i capable of big deeds.
Edith Yes. but Will owns some. Bal
Distinction is the consequence, never
the object of a treat mind. Allston.
Grenada Was Bought Cheap.
The i-dand or ('reuada. the I'rit
fsh West Indies, was bought by the
Freiu-h from the Caribs by a solemn
treaty in the middle of the seventeenth
century . and the price paid was two
bottles of rum. Esau's mess of pot
tage was a good stroke of business by
comparison. The Caribs soon regret
ted having sold their birthright and
vainly tried to get the island back by
force. It i-: now one of England's u:o-t
prosperous colonics in the West lmiti--
Milk and Popped Corn.
Because he knew his patient the doc
tor was not at all nulled when she ex
claimed: "But I can't, doctor; it is no use talk
ing. I just can't. I hale milk. I can't
drink it. I will take any kind of med
icine you wish me to. but I cannot
swallow sweet milk."
"Very well." he said soothingly.
Then he opened the door, and from the
kitchen there drifted in the smell of
'Who is popping corn':" she asked.
"Your nurse." said the doctor.
Half an hour later he persuaded her
to taste a spoonful of milk
"Why. that's not so bad after all."
she said. "What did you do to it?"
"Soaked that popped corn in it." said
he. "flives it an entirely different
taste, doesn't it? Sweet milk's bitter
est enemy is bound to say It Is drink
able after it has soaked up the essence
of popped corn for ton or fifteen mln-Utes."-New
"Matrimony." aid a modern benedict
the other flay, "produces remarkable
revolutions. Here am I. for i us t a nee.
in a few short months changed from
a sighing lover to a living sire." Il
The Time to Think.
A man who is really thoughtful of
the family name should begin to think
about it quite awhile before it occurs
to him to enter the name of John Doe
on the police blotter. Atchison Globe
tm V M,
"i'm fzi sxt-w
Magnificent Dispiay of Spirng Millinery. Suits Goats and Gowns
Don't Fail To Get a St. Patrick Emblem
Spring Opening: Thur.. Fri., and Sat.. March 16-17-18
Stunning new models
in great numbers from
Pi other New York Desian-
m or, as well as strictlu
r up-io-aate moaeis from
our own workroom
H. F. GREIIMER
CROCERIES AND STAPLE. DRY GOOD
Corner Eleventh and Olive Streets
We give you Value Received for your money in Quality
We have our Spring Stock ol Dry Goods on hand and ready for your inspection. A fine line
of Ladies' Muslin and Knit Underwear
Corsqt Covers from 25c to 75c
Ladies' Gowns from $1.0O to $2.00
Muslin Drawers from 50c to $1.00
A large assortment of Embroideries
of all kinds. Come in and see our
We also carry a good line of Ging
hams and Percales.
Laces of all kinds.
Lace Curtains, lull size, 42 inches by
3 yards; from $1.25 to $2.50
Window Shades, from 25c to $1.00
Our Goods are the Best of Quality and You
Will Save Money by Buying Prom Us
4 packages Corn Flakes 25c
1 pound Chocolate 39c
Now is the time to buy your SUGAR;
PER SACK $5.00
Flour has never been as cheap as this
for years; per sack $1.25
5 pounds of good Rio Coffee $1.00
A No. 1 extra fine Santos Coffee, a good
value at 30c per lb., 4 lbs. for $1.00
Island Herring, the best of its kind,
about 3-4 lb. each, 1 dozen for 50c
Extra fine Smoked Herring, 6 for 25c
Bob White Soap, the best white soap
made. 6 bars for 25c
7 boxes of Rex Lye 50c
Lenox Soap is where you get full value
for your money, 7 bars for 25c
A Full Line of Dried Fruit Always on Hand
Keep the Fire Burning.
It used lo be (lie custom in some old
English inns for tin tire to lie kept
constantly limning I:iy and night.
One such inn mentioned in "Old Pinui
try Inns" was the Plow, at I'pper
Dicker, in Sussex, anil at the Chequers
inn. near Osuintlicrly. in Yorkshire,
the hearth lire has been burning unin
terruptedly for at least V.V) years. The
tradition points to a time when the
public house was necessarily resorted
to for puriwscs of all kind's.
The Injured One.
"What did that woman do when her
pet dog jumped on you and bit you?"
"She gave me a very reproachful
look." replied Plodding I Vie. "an then
she ordered the dog's valet to give it a
bath. Washington Star.
He Xo. the boss dornt pay me any
more than I am worth. She How hi
the world do you manage to live on it?
Public Auction of Farm implements
Saturday, March 18, 1911, at 12 o'clock
On the above date I will sell to the highest bidder the
following new Vehicles and Implements:
Buggies, Carriages, Wagons, Cultivators,
Disc Plows, Planters, Harrows
and other Machinery and Farm Implements
Mr. Farmer, be sure to attend this Sale where you can
buy your supplies at your own price.
TERMS: J) month's time will be given on good bankable
paper. All sums of $10 and less to be paid in cash
W. J. VOSS, Owner
Bruce Webb: &. B. Morehead, Auctioneers
f. F. Plagemann, Glerk
BE SURE AND ATTEND
Youth Look here! This horse I
hired from you rims on to the pave
ment every lime he sees a motorcar.
Horse Iea!er--Yell. you don't expect
j a horse to run up a telegraph pole or
climb a tree, do you? New York Journal.
It Suited Him.
Silas Say. did you ever see n gol
durn boil jest where you wanted It?
Storekeeper Yep: the one on you is
exactly all right fer me. Si. Boston
It requires verj- little trouble to find
fanlt. That is why there are so many
UKI'OCr OK TIIK CONDITION
COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK,
At Columbus, Xcbrttsfcu, ut the Close of
Stishicss, March llh, 1'Jtl.
The Tough Chicken.
There are several ways of transform-
schools owe their
log a venerable fowl into a respectable j to the llev. Thomas Charles, who about
A Classy Blend
We Sell Them
family piece de resistance. In fact, by
the following method such fowls havr. j
been made as tender as spring chick
ens: Let the bird, after drawiug. sea
soning and stufliug. simmer until over
half done. Then place it in the oven
with a piece of pork laid over Us
breast. I'our the liquor over and
around the roast in the pan. Finish
the cooking In a very hot oven, bast
ing frequently with the drippings.
When ready to serve skim oft any su
perfluous fat that may be In the pan
before preparing the gravy. The pork
prevents the fowl from becoming dry.
aud if a small onion Is also added it
will have a more savory flavor. The
simmering lessens its toughness. In
fact, slow simmering Is just the thing
for any tough meat, bat it should sim
mer, not boil. Boiling will toughen
the tenderest of meat.
IS11 set up one at Ilala. Wales, which
proved to be quite successful. In 1S3'.
or ISIO the English Uishop IlintL;
strongly recommended such schools for
poor adults, who. on account of en
forced labor, had no chance to secure
an education. The idea was taken in
hand by the Itritish privy council In
1SG1. and from that date evening
schools began to be considered serious
ly. At the present time they are nu
merous throughout Great Britain.
America and many other leading na
tions. Xcw York American.
Overdraft". pecured and unbectired.
U. b-Houdrt to wenn- vtrrtilatioii
ISon.lt, Securities, etc
ItankiuK lioiie. furniture and fixture
Dmi fr.nn iitiuii.-il ltankt (not re-
Dut from approved rep itvh agent ..
('hecks unci othrr cash items
Note of other National Hank ...
Fractional pajier currency. uickelH
Specie I'.V-Tl l
Legal tender note. .'..110(0
Kedeinption fain I with U.
S. TreuMirer (." er cent.
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Every occupation lifts itself with the
enlarging life of him who practices U.
The occupation that will no: do that
no man really has a right to occupy
himself about. Phillips It rooks.
Cheap by the Hour.
"I must say you've got a pretty lot
iif citizens to allow themselves to be
charged at the rate of 5 cents a mile
from here down to the Junction on a
miserable one horse branch road." said
'he shoe drummer bitingly.
"I'll like ter call vcr :iitoniio lirinw
J fact before you go on usin any more
; lech language." answered the ticket
I gent calmly, "and that H that, while
it may be Ti eeuts a mile, it's only CU
cents an hour." Metropolitan Maga-rine.
apitnl Mock paid in $ l.(iui l
Surplus fniul...... 'MJim W
Lnilivided profits, less ejtenhe and
. Iii.. :,&;
National l.aiik note outhtandirn: ao.WW (ni
iriiiiVKinai.iepoMitH miDject lo check i:ii1.1 15
Time certificates of depor.il 2.?l.nrt :H
rwliipr' checks ontHtandin- 10,71100
State of Nebraska,
County of Matte. ) "'
I, Daniel Schrani,Caliierof th.taloto. named
Itfink. do Mileiunly hwear that the alw.vo Mtate
nieiit iliiietothu lf)t or my kuowlcdso and
i,- . ,.. ',,AN',K"I. Cashier.
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M. 1 liitAY. DinttorH.
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SiiWril.d aii.1 Hwi.ru to IhTohi me this l.ltl,
day ol Marrli. I'll I.
V.'. 31. rnn.NKi.irH.
, ... Notary Pnblic.
t oimmi-Hfiii expire January 21. ll'lT.
SPRING SUITS AND OV&RGOflTS for Men
and Young Wen. YOURS IS HERE!
Gome in and see it.
We say Your Suit or Overcoat because we feel
certain that no matter what you like in clothes we
have just the one you have in mind for Spring.
You get to choose here from the best productions
of the top notch clothes makers of America and it is
reasonable to think that you should be more apt to
find what you like in such a great assortment and
such a ereat varietv of stvles ami nntfoc u
f could possibly find in any one line.
Spring Suits and Overcoats
$10:00 to $25.00
Columbus' Leading ead to Foot Glothiers
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