The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, April 12, 1911, Image 5

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From Uio DcmiMTJit
T. 1). liobieon. Job. Muff and Geo
I'Vhnnger went down to Columbus last
Friday to attend a meeting of the de
puty a".85Bora called by County Asses
sor Clark for the purpose of deciding on
an equitable and just basis of valuations
for assessment.
The Humphrey Dramatic Compuny
lias re-orgauied with Win. StcrnbiTgy as
1'resideiit, Prof. Maloue, Vn: President,
ami Frank Fisher Cenrral Manager.
The company have tialheied logetlier
the best of local talent and will stage a
comedy entitled "The M-rry Cobbler"
in the course of a few weeks.
Miss Rose Kiseninenger who lias been
teaching part of the past year in the
Madison public schools has been reap
pointed for the coming year. Miss
KiHcuue'iiger is a graduate of our schools
and afterwards taught several terms in
the intermediate department and was a
hard and conscientious worker. Madi
hiiii evidently appreciates her worth as
an instructor.
The Humphrey fun- and basvball en
thusiasts will be interested in kno'Aiug
: hat the Sunday baseball law legalizing
the playing of baseball on Sundays in
Nebraska was parsed over the ;iivt:i
(ir'n veto this week by a vole of til to II.
Uy this bill baseball is put on the eaine
plane with lawn tennis. croiiet. auto
iiioluling ami other sport, and shouh!
be just as clean as any aiiuiiieul
Much of the objection to baseball lia-
come from tne iiiigentlciuanly and roivdy
onduct of some players and we trii&t
that the local management will see that
t!i games this s-ason will 1m conducted
as they should be. as a good, clean and
wholesome amusement. La'cr: Since
the above wiib wntt n th" lower hoiiHe
killed the bill, but we've played bull
here lor sometime and expect to keep
light on.
Tin. villnge elect iui p itwed off ipnetly
Tuesd.o. and yet to some it 111113' appear
that there was not as much quiet etude
about the day as there might have been,
.los. Mender and Kichard Olne-r, being
the 1:01111:11 es of the caucus held a couple
of weel.s ago, their names were the only
ones appearing on the printed ballots,
but early in Hie day a boom was started
for the re-election of Peter P.odewig as
a member of the town bo-ird, and alt-o
the name ol Matt Oi.eti was brought
mto the riinuini:. with the result that
.los. Header and Mr. Iiodee. ig proved
to be 1 he swiftest limners, .ttid for the
uet ear. at least. then- will be no
change in the pnseut board In all
there were '2't votes cast, of which Jo?.
Mender received lOlI. Peter Modewig ('.'!,
iiu'hnrd (Miner .""7. and Malt Ola.-sen ."i.
Somebody evulenilj wanted to make
.sure tint .!o. Smith is .1 memher of the
board art he ieiv:etl two vo'es. tie Nn:liwe-eiii 1 ad n nil or
t)iinioliiih else jm'Ik bi!r- .on, people
goin lo the Northwe It rn i!ep()t will
have t lat.e the loail for it. ('"cause, at
a 11 net int; of the illaue boatd Monday
night, the present wilk from the .street
north of the creel: to the depot was con
demned on account of 11 being unsafe.
All of the walk 111 question is i.ot on
railroad propeity, bin for iiinni eurs
the Northwotern railroad comproiy has
kept the walk in rep ur. Of Il. how
ever the company hue refu-i d ! p'l any
more work or expem; on the walk be
yond its own propei J v. anil as there is
no law to compel the company to take
care of sidewalks outside T c mpaiiy appears that it 1- up ' the
board to devi-o a w"ay out of ihe "illleul
ty, and The Democrat is ostium ibis mil
be done. It has already been -u.:jji
od, thnt the riilroad company, the town
and Harney Eckholt, who owns the
Gents' Furnishing Goods
405 11th Street.
for the ame fight haven't any place
ic our curriculum. The business of
is more matter of fact. In our work
and among our tnpplies we ueo the
best the market affords in the way of
Cocks, FauGets, Pumps
and other auxiliary sundries. We do
yood work at reasonable prices.
411-413 West 13th Street
land along which the eidcwnlk runs, will
join in the expense of a good and per
manent walk at this place mid each hear
an equal amount of the expense. It
would be an injustice to Mr. Eckholt to
force him to put in this sidewalk, as it
would probably cost more than the land
iB worth. There is a question too as to
whether a property owner can be forced
to put in a walk of this kind.
From 1 he Signal.
School. iii district No. '2:1, the Kegan
district, has been closed the past week
owing to a number of the pupils having
measles. Several older people in the
neighborhood are also alllioted with the
same disease.
Mr. and Mre. Dwight McCombs from
near Columbus, spent Sunday with the
Ci. X. Lamb family .
aire. Matt Gilsdorf, whose illness we
mentioned last week, submitted to sur
gical treatment at the Columbus hospi
tal last Friday, and is reported to be
impioviiig in a satisfactory manner.
At the time of the death several weeks
iu;o, of D. F. Donoghuo's brother, at
(iuthrie. Oklahoma, the remains were
brought to Omaha and deposited in a
voilt. '' he remains were interred Sun
day and Mr. Donoghue went down to be
present at the burial.
The village of Platte Center had a very
spit u less election Tuesday. Two mem
bers of the board of trustees had to be
elected, but same as two years ago, no
one seemed to take enough interest to
see that a ticket was nominated, so the
tickets were printed blank and voters
had to write in the names of those they
wished to vote for. Notwithstanding
this state of affair 1(X! votes were cast,
the largest number in the history of the
village. And there was evidently pre
concerted action, as Henry Hitrke and
12. W. Hoare each received (m votes, J.
K. Malier received :l and 1. .!. lliley
js. Three ballots were thrown out for
irregularity, and the balance of the total
were scattering. Burke was re-elected.
The board for the ensuing year will be
John Moffett, Max Mruckner, Fred Mey
er. Henry Burke and I'j. W. Hoare.
1'iotn 1 lie lippnlilkan.
Arthur Watts was very sick the first
of the week, and is under the doctor's
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Frank left this
week for their old home in Iowa, after
visiting some time with friends in Mon
roe and vicinity.
Misses Maude and Hester Hill were
guests Columbus friends Wednesday
and Thursday. They were accompanied
home by Miss Grace Lubker, who will
visit here for a few days.
Jacob Smyer returned from Kit Oar
son county. Colo., several days ago.
where he invested in nquurtcr section of
laud. He is located about lifteen miles
from Murlington, the county seat of that
Last week the the wind did quite a
bit of damage to the F. Bel ford house,
formerly owned by C. Li. CJerrard of
Columbus, moving the house in such a
position from the new built foundation
that it tore the foundation to pieces.
Frank Lamb tells us a great story
about a hen that was buried in their
corn crib last fall, and this week, as he
was passing by the crib he happened to
see the hen through the crocks ami get
ling a saw. cut :i hole in the crib, and
ook her out. He says there could have
ben no other way for her to get in
there, only by being covered up as they
tilled the crib last fall. She hud eaten
the corn all around her and wn still
alive, and was a fanny looking sight, her
feathers sticking straight oat How is
this for a hen story ?
Tuesday a village election was out of
the ordiniry for Monroe in fact not in
a number of years has the contest been
so hot. And it was not for members of
the village board, as there were only
three candidates, and contrary to the
usual custom, no names were written on
the ballots. The tight was on the pool
hall, and those against it carried their
campaign so far that it reacted, and the
majority for the proposition was larger
than it would otherwise been. There
were titi votes cast. 42 for the pool hall
and 24 against. The three trustees,
Howard J. Hill, Wm. Sigea and John
Gibbon, each received GO votes, about
four or Dve of those who voted declining
to vote for trustees, but voting against
the pool hall proposition. There are
a number who'were not strongly oppos
ed to having the pool ball, conducted as
it has been during the last year, and
much preferred it to the secret gambling
which it has beeu responsible for stop
ping. The judges and clerks of election
were: Clerks. J. C. Bead. C. W. Hol
lingshead; judges, Hugh Hill ,J. E. Dack
and . W. Mann.
From tho Sun.
A buuch of men with a tape line made
some measurements near the depot the
last of laBt week which looked very much
like measuring the site of the new build
ing. They were like the usual railroad
survey gang knew nothing about why
they were taking the measurements.
Isn't it fanny bow somo men can draw
money for doing a little work and more
money for keeping still.
Knth and Idn Brock of Columbus
spent a few days here with their grand
parents Mr. and Mrs. II. W. Smith.
Saturday Mayor Zeulow took over the
reigns of government in the post olllce
and he can now nlllx the title o 1. M .
to his name. All the old employes arc
still there and will probably remain for
some time at least and it is possible that
they cannot be removed as a law was
parsed by Cougress making the clerks in
a post ollice a civil service employee.
Otto is already mcasuringotittbe stamps
at the front window and he doesn't look
at all bad behind the bare.
Friday morning of last week the
hearts of the board of directors of the
Schuyler Library were rande glad by the
receipt of a letter from Andrew Carnagie
stating that he would be more than
pleased to give them nine thousand dol
lars fcr a library building. Isn't that
great news? About a month ago a com
mittee of the library board asked the
city council to make a levy of two mills
for maintenance of such a proposed
building- it was granted. Mr. Carnagie
was immediately notified of the board's
action and a request made that he bnild
us a library. As the city levy is about
nine hundied dollars we get a building
costing that many thousand. At the
present time the liuard are investigating
a suitable site There are about three
under consideration aud it may be but
a short time until it is selected and turn
ed over the city council for acceptance.
From tlinSuu.
A wrestling iiihIcIi win; pulled off at
the opera house Monday night between
T. L. Slieghmakcr and Jack Gorman.
Sleighmaker uuderlook to throw Gor
man three times in lo minutes but failed
in the third round to get Gorman down
within the allotted time.
The home of Air. ami .Mrs James Mc
Meekiu, living five mile.-; north of Shel
by, was the scene ol a quiet home wed
ding Wednesday afternoon when their
daughter. Mar, was united in marrisge
to William Inness. The oreinony took
place at four o'clock in the presence of
about fifty close fiiemla aud relatives.
Rev. T. K. Surface, pastor of the Shelby
U. B. church officiating. After con
gratulations had been freely bestowed
upon the happy couple by the guests, a
bountiful wedding dinner was served.
The bride is the daughter of one of our
most prosperous nnd respected farmers
and is well known in this community,
haying lived here all her life. The
groom is the youngest sou of Mr. and
Mrs. John Inneps, and is also well and
favorably known in and around Shelby.
The young couple intend to begin house
keeping at once on the old Inness farm,
two and one-half miles sonth of Shelby.
They have a wide circle of friends and
acquaintances in this county who ex
lend congratulations and wish for them
a full realization of their bright prospect
for future happiness and prosperity.
Here Arc Facts We- Want You To
Prove At Our Risk.
Marvelous as it may seem. Ilexall
'9:j"' Hair Tonic has grown hair on
heads that were ouce bald. Of course,
in n(.ne of these cases were the hair
roots dead, nor had the scalp taken on
a glazed, shiny appearauce.
Kexall "03" Hair Tonic acts scienti
fically, destroying the germs which are
usually responsible for baldness. It
penetrates to the roots of the hair
stimulating and nourishing them. It
is a most pleasant toilet necessity, is
delicately perfumed, and will not gum
or permanently stain the hair.
Wc want you to get a bottle of Ilex
all "1)3'' Hair Tonic and use it as direct
ed. If it does not relieve scalp irrita
tion, remove dandruff, prevent the hair
from falling out and promote an in
creased growth of hair, and in every
way give entire satisfaction, simply
come back and tell us, and without
question or formality we will hand back
to you every penDy you paid us for it.
Two sizes, 50c and 81.00. Sold only at
our store The Bexall Store. Pollock
& Co.. corner 13th and North streets.
Why Darn?
the whole family there'll be
SOfc Lule Half Hose for
MEN, black, tan, aavy and
Lisle Heae for LADIES, me
dium and gauze weight;
black or tan.
Combed Egyptian Hose for
BOYS,hght or heavy weight,
blacker tan.
Lisle fine gauge Ribbed Hose
fer MISSES, medium or light
weight, black or tan.
MISSES silk lisle fine gauze.
ribbed, black or tan.
25c a pair, Feur Pairs
to the Box, $1.00.
For Sale B
Columbus, Nebraska
From tlm ?aiul.
J. W. Vatli, U. li. Galley and Karl
Hawkins of Columbus have beon hunt
ing iu this vicinity for a few days.
Miss Opal Merrill went to Oolunibus
last Friday and met her cousin Miss
Ruth Burger of Clay City, Iud.. who ex
pects to spend the summer here.
Tuyrza and Krma Buchanan are un
der the doctor's ordera 011 account of
having contracted the small pox, to
which they were exposed- when Elva
Klass came down from Gothenburg to
attend her mother's funeral. Neither of
the girls are very ill. Pupa Buchanan
is at home making garden and Ass't
Cashier Jim Jackman has quit writing
drafts at the bank for a few days. The
Board of Health has closed the schools
until April 17, also ordered all public
meetings to be abandoned until that
date. These are simply precautionary
measures, nobody having particular
reason to be alarmed over the matter.
From tin Ariih.
T. A. Bunker has the lumber trust
beat a whole city block. He has just
finished a uew burn Kix'.'4, with 18-foot
posts, with side wings 14x21, made
mostly out of cottonwood lumber grown
and sawed on his own place. The trees
were planted on the place before he
bought it by Wanzer and Widaman. Be
had the J-inch et 11 :T sawed full 2 inch,
so that be has a very strong structure
That e the way to do it raise your own
The I. O. O. F. people have made for
themselves h line home. A short time
ago they bought the Drake building,
at one time the old llolliiiaii hail, and
have takeu the partitions out papered
and painted, till they now have a hall
worthy or the order.
Talking with Chas. Nichols alwui his
railroad accident he said the adjuster
came up and settled all satisfactory,
both with him and Tom Doty. It is
surely a ca-e where nil ought to feel
thankful, first thnt 110 ono was killed or
crippled, and that now it is all settled.
Wm. Silvers, former sheriff of Boone
county, in the good old ilBys when po
pul ism ran rampant over the country,
dropped off here, with bis good wife,
last Friday. He has been living in
Washington, in the famous apple
country since he left here nnd has come
back to see the folks once more.
From tho News.
Dr. H. H. Millard urrived home Sat
urday afternoon from Columbns. He
had been spending a few days hunting
near bilver Creek, making the trip in
his auto, but owing to the snow and
muddy roads, left his car at Columbus
and took the train home.
The liremeu have lately received about
WW feet of new tire hose and Tuesday
afternoon gave it a trial. They
been crippled by the need of sufficient
dependable hose and with tli:s new
supply, ought to be pretty well eijuiped.
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Daily except Snn'Jay.
Noe. 1, 2, 7 ami H are extra faro trainn.
N08. 4. 5, 13 and II are local passengers.
Noo. r8 anil M are local f reightfi.
Noe. 9 and 16 are mail trains only.
No. 14 dne in Omaba 4:45 p. m.
No. 6 dne in Omaha 5:00 p. m.
C. B. Q.
Tint Tailt
No, 22, rase, (daily ex. Sanday) leave. ...72i a w
No. SJ, Frt. & Ac. (d'y ex. Saturday) lv.5:00 p m
No. 2L, rasa, (daily ex. Sunday) arrive.. P20 p m
No. 31. Frt. Si Ac. (d'y ex. Sunday) ar. ..6:15a m
From the Gaztb.
Itra. Wm. Barkalow went to Ulysses
Wednesday morning to vi6it with old !
friends While she was washing one (
day last week, a needle that happened
to be m the clothes, penetrated the
llesby part of her left hand. She still
carries the needle in her hand and she
thinks it is working its way to the
elbow. W. U. accompanied his "better
half" to Ulysses, where they attended
the funeral of Jliss Mahotiey's brother,
who was killed in 11 railroad accident
last Sunday.
The Village election was held Tuesday
and resulted as follows: W. U. Grant,
"dry" candidate, 52 votes; Geo. Wads
worth, "dry," 51 votes; A. Yanike,
"wet" candidate, 4!) votes; II. Berger,
"wet," 49. It will be noticed by the
vote that both parties shot pretty
straight. There were two spoiled bal
lots. Both parties put in their best
licks. The vote is about the same as it
was a year ago. There were no black
eyes or no one killed . During the day
but two voters were challenged, one of
them being Wm. Price, now a preacher
in Holt'county, but formerly of Bell
wood, the other, Ike Severn, who recent
ly moved out of town to work for his
brother. Both swore in their votes
David City went "dry" Tuesdry by a
reduced majority over last year. UlyB
sea also went dry. Brainard, they bay,
is "still ia doubt."
From UmTiiiic".
A deer, supposed to be the one that
escaped from a private park in Humph
rey, has been several tirueu during the
past weeks southwest of Genua along
the Loup.
The election Tuesday was very iiict.
The names of B. I) Gorman and Alfred
Alfreds appeared ou the ticket by peti
tion for village trustees and they w re
elected without opposition.
At a meeting of the Business Men's
Club held Monday evening at Firemen's
hall, it was resolved to make an effort to
secure money by subscription to im
prove the condition of Main street and
the side streets and to sprinkle the busi
ness streets during the tr: miner months.
Flank Johnson and W. K. Martin were
appointed as a committee to solicit funds
and got busy Tuesday morning. A gen
erons sum was secured.
Ethical Culture Man Would Have Chil
dren Begin by Learning to Play
on the Diahpan.
A member of the faculty of the Eth
ical Culture school of New York urges
the development of music in the home
by unusual though simple means. He
would have the growing child learn to
play upon his mother's dlshpan as an In
troduction to the keyboard of the pla
ao, and graduate from thrumming upon
a rubber hand to the strings of a vlo
ub. He mentioned also the triangle
and the xylophone as examples of the
more primitive instruments a child
rould learn to play, and he might have
extended the list with the instruments
employed in the kinder-symphony the
cuckoo, the water whistle, tho watch
nan's rattle and the other diminutive
editions of the cacophonous Inventions
of Richard Strauss.
To carry the Idea further, a child who
has the laudable ambition to become
the tympanlst In a symphony orchestra
might be taught to drum on the win
dow pane on rainy days; he should be
fed on drumsticks; he is to be encour
aged to practice the reveille and the
rataplan with his knife and fork on the
pdge of the table. Hereafter judicious
parents will not throw away empty to
mato cans, for, given a stout bit of
twine and a piece of rosin, their nolse
maklng possibilities are almost Infinite.
By sliding downstairs children will cul
tivate a faculty that will prove useful
In the manipulation of the slide trom
bone, and the use of the shoehorn will
suggest the French horn and the Eng
lish horn subsequently.
Deserving No Mercy.
"Here," said the policeman after he
had hurriedly entered tho dentist's
reception room, "what's goln on?
You've had a man in there hollerin'
bloody murder for nearly half an
hour. Why don't you give him some
thing to stop his pain?"
"Give htm something to stop his
pain? My dear air, you don't under
stand. I had occasion to take a lady
to lunch one day last week oh. It
was a business matter, nothing more
and this chap saw me. Well, the
next day he happened to meet my
wife, whom he knew before she was
married, and he mentioned he had
seen me and wanted to know what
the other lady's name was. Of course,
"Oh. never mind. Go ahead and
kill him." Chicago Record-Herald.
In the
Meridian Annex
You will find us better
equipped that ever to
attend to your wants in
Electric Lighting
Electric Irons
Let us wire your house
Columbus Light,
Heat & Power Co.
AH kinds of Ladders, from 4 to
40 feet in length.
We handle Roofing in car lots
and therefore are making
right prices on it.
6, 8, and lO foot cypress Stock
Tanks always on hand.
Complete line of Lumber and Posts
Geo. A. Hoagland
English Writer Says That Nearly
Every Form of Disease Can Be
Traced to Food.
To sum up In a word, wrong diet
furnishes the raw material for every
disease. Without It they arc not poa
slhle. It furnishes the means hy
which inherited predisposition devel
ops into activo disease. In its ah
senco we arc not vulnerable to infec
tion and contagion. Its retention in
the body in the form of foreign mat
ter is the one real disease. For dis
ease is the accumulations or foreign
matter In one part or other of tho
body, and all the manifold names it
bears serve merely to distinguish tho
different conditions arising from this
common cause. The locality, charac
ter and state of these accumulations
may give rise to the most varying
symptoms, disordering tho blood, re
tarding the changes of the tissues,
clogging the joints. Irritating tho
nerves and generally obstructing the
bodily functions.
Wrong diet Is the underlying causo
of consumption, rheumatism, cholera,
epilepsy, ancer. bubonic and pneu
monic plague, heart iliscase. measles,
bronchitis, influenza, appendicitis, bad
temper, melancholia, apoplexy, hys
teria, cataract and arthritis, and i
the commonest cause of suicide.
A Medicine That Doc Not Cost
Anything Unless It Cures.
The active medicinal ingredient) of
Kcxhll Orderlies, which are otlorl?t?s,
tasteless and colorless, is an entirely
new discovery. Combined with other
extremely valuable ingredients, it forms
a perfect bowel regulator, intestinal iu
vigorator and strengthened Kexull
Orderlies are eaten like canity and arc
notable for their agrceableness to tho
palate nnd geiitlenet-s of action. They
do not enneo griping or any disagreeable
effect or inconvenience.
Unliho other preparations for a like
purpose, they do not create u habit, but
instead they overcome the cause of habit
acquired through the uh of ordinary
laxatives, cathartics and liaruli physic,
and permanently remove the cause of
constipation or irregular bowel action.
Wc will refund your money without
argument if they do not do jus wc say
they will. Two sizee, 2."ic. and 10c.
Sold only at oiir store The Kexall
Store. I'ol lock .t Co, corner Kith and
North streets.
You Can Defy April Showers
if You'll Wear One of Our
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Columbus, Nebraska
The funeral procession was moving'
along tho villago street when Uncle
Abo Burse stopped out of n store. He
hadn't heard tho news. "Sho." said
Uncle Abo Burse, "who they burytn
today?" "Poor old Tito Harrison."
said the storekeeper. "Sho." said Un
:lo Abe Burse, "Tito Harrison, hoy? Is
Tito dead?" "You don't think we're
rehcarsln" with him, do you?'" snap
ped tho storekeeper. Cincinnati
are all litted with
I'lio Free Engine Clutch
without extra charge
Holds nil World's Uevords
GetthH l'.Hl Catalogue
F. K. tiOODWIX, Agt.
(enoa, Neb.
We invito all who deuirc choice
steak, and the very best cuta of
all other meats to call at our
market on Eleventh street. Wc
also handle poultryand Gsh and
oysters in season.
Telephone No. 1. - Cnlnmbuu. N'h.
Tin l"t irrhnilol Intnl. with tin lnf-t
wntrr riKhtK Which hna irolucel Imm
lr croH for the it ill jiftri-. Pric
ren-otmlilp. TTuit viry siy. Kr par
tictilarK writo Isaac loutier. Omaha. Neh.
or 'Slip-Ons'
Perhaps, you've had an experi
ence with a Raincoat that was
was not rainproof. Then its as
much to your interest as ours to
let us restore your confidence
by fitting you withaCravcnctte
that really is rain-proof. Were
that all you'll find in our
Raincoats, they will be worth
your while.
But, when handsome styles,
newly woven fabrics, careful
and expert tailoring and perfect
fit are added, the result must,
and is, as near to perfection as
brains can plan and human
hands can execute. If you pre
fer the lighter weight garment
then one of those "Slip-Ons"
will be the best buy you ever
made. Your size in either, at
$10, $12.50, $15, $18
and up to $&5