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Points to its long
record of success
fully caring for the
needs of its custo
mers with just
pride, and asks for
future business on
its past record.
The Oldest State
Bank in Nebraska
Mrs. R. Jenkinsou and Mrs. C. E.
Pollock, Misses Vivian Jenkinson and
Maud Galley went to Julesburg. Colo
rado. Tuesday to attend the Winter-bothon-Labee
wedding, which oc
Miss Emily Rorer left Tuesday for
Omaha, where she will meet a party
with whom she will tour Europe. They
expect to sail from Montreal about
the 24th. going straight to Glasgow.
The party will be gone until Septem
ber touring Scotland, England. Ger
many. Holland and Switzerland.
A double wedding took place today
noon at the home of Mrs. M. K. Tur
ner, IIS West Ninth street, when
Miss Hulda Malm, of Wahoo, was mar
ried to Ralph Turner and Miss Rena
Turner became the bride of Alfred J.
Anderson, of Omaha. The ceremony
was performed by Dr. C. W. Ray, of
the Methodist church, and was wit
nessed by the relatives only. The
Lohengrin bridal chorus was played
by Miss Martha Turner just before
the ceremony, and as the wedding
party took their places in the parlor
before a bank of greenery. The beau
tiful and impressive ring ceremony
was used. Following the ceremony a
three-course luncheon was served.
Mrs. Mary Phillips and Mrs. Axel
Lindblad presided at he table and
Misses Alice Craig. Minnie Anderson
and Clara Rrown served the luncheon.
The decorations in the dining-room
were pink and green, the room being
darkened and illuminated with pink
candles. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson and
Mr. and Mrs. Turner left during the
afternoon for Wahoo, where a recep
tion was given in the evening by the
relatives of Mrs. Turner. Both brides
wore white and carried pink roses.
Miss Malm and Miss Turner are grad
uates of the Peru state normal, the
former in the class of 1904 and the
latter in the class of 1909. Both have
taught school in Columbus and other
places. Mr. Anderson is a railway
mail clerk between Omaha and Chey
enne. Mr. Turner is associate editor
of the Practical Engineer, Chicago.
The out-of-town guests were, Mrs.
Olof Anderson and daughters, Emily
and Minnie. Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Karl
sou. Mrs. Ayel Lindblad, Mr. and Mrs.
W. S. Craig and daughters, Alice and
Clara, and Mrs. Mary Phillips, of Lin
coln. Mrs. Howard Rowe, of Omaha,
Mrs. G. M. Brown and daughter. Miss
Clara, of Cedar Rapids.
of land within
2 miles of Col
umbus is offer
ed at a bottom
price for a
8T. FRANCIS COMMENCEMENT.
A crowded bouse greeted the class
of 1911 of St. Francis Academy in the
auditorium last Monday evening, to
witness the commencement exercises.
The class numbered six young la
dies, three of whom. Misses Nellie
Ryan, Nora Tomaa and Anna Laden
burg, graduated from the academic
course, while Miss Ryan, together
with Misses Clara Abts and Angelina
Shields graduated from the piano
class of the music department nnd
Miss Margaret Snyder from tbe yio
The program opened with an en
trance march, played by an ensemble,
consisting of Misses Lauretta Jungles
and Clara Jonas at one piano and
Misses Mabel Reinbard and Antonia
Willenbring at another. This was
followed by a class song of welcome
by the school, and this In turn by a
much appreciated piano solo by Miss
An oration on the subject of
"Belles-Lettres" was then delivered
by Miss Anna Laudenburger. She di
vided the subject into three divisions.
history, poetry and literature, giving
at the same time a brief descriptive il
lustration of each, and making short
references to some of the leadig ex
ponents of the several sub-divisions in
which she divided her subject.
A piano solo by Miss Nellie Ryan
was the next number and it was well
rendered and enthusiastically received
by the audience.
"Successful Failures" was the sub
ject of an oration by Miss Nora
Thomas. She deplored the methods
of some people in their scramble for
wealth, which was used to no good
purpose, and which added nothing to
tbe things which were worth while to
its possessors. She also referred to
some of the people which the world
has called great for the time being.
but when put to the test were found
to be sadly lacking. On the other
hand, she also made references to
some people who went about doing
good in a quiet, unobtrusive way, and
while the world called them failures
it was because the world did not know
of the good deeds done by them.
The next number, a violin selection
by Miss Margaret Snyder, showed
well the training received. andalao
that the young lady possesses consid
erable talent in handling ber chosen
instrument. Following this was an
other class song, a tribute to "Our
Flag," and a piano solo, by Miss Clara
Abts, each of which received hearty
and merited applause.
The next and last number on the
program was the valedictory oration,
which was delivered by Miss Nellie
Ryan. This oration is printed in full
in another column.
We wish we were able to present
each of the orations at length to our
readers, but this would be impossible
at this time. Those who were fortun
ate enough to be present and to hear
them, however, know that each of the
young ladies in the class, whether in
oratory or music, acquitted themselves
in such a manner as to reflect great
credit not only upon themselves, but
also in the magnificent institution of
which they are now alumni.
Following the regular program,
Father MarceHlnus appeared on the
rostrum and made a few remarks ap
propriate to the occasion and of ad
vice to the young ladies who were
about to leave the school and enter
actively into a broader field. He then
delivered the diplomas and medals to
the graduates, and made the an
nouncements of the pupils in the
school who had passed from their
respective grades to he next higher,
presenting each with a medal and a
certificate of promotion.
After this had been done, the grad
uates and their parents repaired to
the spacious dining hall of the Acad
emy, where a sumptuous repast had
been prepared In their honor. The
tables were tastily decorated with fo
liage and candles were placed at each
In the center of the table was
placed a large mirror, representing
the sea of life, on which the guests
of honor were embarking, while small
gondolas represented the ships in
which they were to set sail.
The alumni of the Academy have
never organized into an association as
such, although each year at com
mencement a considerable number of
the graduates of former years are
present to extend welcome to the new
members. The-Sisters in charge an
nounce that it is their purpose to or
ganize an alumni association within
the next year, and such an organiza
tion cannot but stimulate and keep
alive among its members the memo
ries of the most pleasant period of
their lives the days of the sweet and
innocent associations of childhood
Miss Grace Lubker has accepted a
position as stenographer in Wagner
and Albert's law office.
Last week Karr Newlon had
something to say about Kansas in gen
eral and this week they become more
specific; telling more of the conditions
and especially of Finney county,
where their Interests are localized.
Household Goods, Kitchen
Utensils and Garden
Ghicks, Chickens, Barred
Plymouth Rocks and
J. W. LOUIS
413 West Fourteenth St
New PMtaffic BaiMteg
Mrs. C. S. Raney spent Tuesday in
Lincoln visiting friends.
Mrs. A. Harms entertained the S. S.
Club this afternoon at her home.
Mrs. P. G. Cunningham will enter
tain tbe R. K. club Friday afternoon.
Miss Ruth Berger is spending the
week in Silver Creek visiting rela
tives. Fred Schilz Is spending tbe week In
Platte Center, the guest of his
brother. Martin Schilz.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Gutzmer. of
Norfolk, spent Sunday with friends
and relatives in this city.
Gus Rousch. of Brooklyn. New
York, is the Tribune-Journal foreman
in the absence of O. H. Walters.
Mrs. E. H. Chambers is entertaining
Mrs. Stoney, of Lincoln, and Miss
Cowdery. of Omaha, this week.
Mrs. Austin Drumm and Miss Bes
sie left Tuesday evening for North
Platte for a shortjrttjt with relatives.
Miss Mazie Magill returned Friday
from Genoa, where she has been as
sisting in the Times office several
Mr. and Mrs. F. Gallagher, of Rosa
lie, and Mrs. Anna Nugent, of Greeley,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E.
Judge and Mrs. I. L. Alberts and
Miss Dora Babcock attended tbe Milliard-Moore
wedding at Albion last
Rev. H. Miessler went to Grand
Island today to attend the North Ne
braska Conference, which is in session
at that place.
Gene Huse. of the Huse Publishing
Company, of Norfolk, was in the city
Sunday, enroute to California, for a
short visit with relatives.
Mrs. George Burrows, of Platte Cen
ter, was a guest at the home of her
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Scheidel
from Friday until Saturday.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church will serve home cooking at the
store of tbe Columbus Mercantile
Company Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Gass, Jr., left
Saturday afternoon for Los Angeles
and other points in California, where
they wil visit for several weeks.
Mrs. S. E. Baker spent Monday with
Mr. Baker, who is in the hospital at
David City. Mrs. Baker reports that
he is doing fine and will be at home
the first of tbe week.
Word has been received from Floyd
Munger, that he bad arrived at his
destination, Salt Lake City, and likes
iinai pare oi tne country nue. nova
expects to spend tbe summer in the
When Weigded in
of popular esteem our confections are
never found wanting in purity or fla
vor. Pure sngars, real fruit flavors,
ripe, sound nuts and the pest of other
ingredients only are used in their
I Columbus Candy Kitchen
I "IheUifcst aad coolest la Coltuabas"
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, JUNE
George Flynn was a Lincoln visitor
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Malone went to
Beatrice Friday to spend the day.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Erskine enter
tained Mrs. Erskine. of St. Taul. Sun
da. Mrs. H. S. Robinson went to Omaha
Wednesday to spend a few days visit
Mrs. Wood Smith went to Fullerton
Friday to spend a few days visiting
Jacob Glur. Jr.. is visiting with
friends in the Gruetli neighborhood
Misses Martha Turner and Jacob
son, of Lincoln, are spending the week
with Mrs. M. K. Turner.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Miller and Wood
Smith motored to Fullerton Sunday,
returning the same evening.
Mrs. Louise Hunger, of Burlington.
Iowa, will arrive Thursday for a
month's visit with her sister. Mrs.
Kansas is certainly a great state,
and conditions are right for investiga
tion of the homeseeker and investor.
See Karr & Newlon.
Miss Queen Heath, who has been
the guest of Miss Sophia Moersen for
the past ten days, returned to her
home in Crete Saturday.
Lost Between Columbus and Oco
nee, on June It, an Eastman folding
kodak. "Reward for return to Howard
McCray. Independent phone 1093.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Coffman left Fri
day for Kansas City. Missouri, where
Mrs. Coffman will enter the hosuital
and later will undergo an operation.
Foley Kidney Pills contain just the
ingredients necessary to regulate and
strengthen the action of the kidneys
and bladder. Try them yourself. For
sale by all druggists.
Mrs. Lorenzo Lewis, of Monroe,
was in the city yesterday to meet her
mother, Mrs. Conrad, of Hastings,
who came over for a visit with her
and with friends In the city.
Father Hurley, of Omaha, was In
the city yesterday for a short time,
while on his way home from a visit
to O'Connor. He is an old friend of
C. J. Carrig, with whom he spent nis
time while here.
Rev. William L. Dibble left for
Crete Saturday morning to attend the
commencement exercises of Doan col
lege. On Sunday Rev. Dibble deliv
ered an address before the Y. W. and
Y. M. C. A. of that college.
James Carrig. of Kearney, arrived
in the city yesterday for a visit at
the home of his son. Jerry Carrig. and
other relatives here and at Platte
Center. Since moving from this
county to Kearney a few years ago,
it has been his custom to spend his
summers with his relatives about the
old home community. .
J. J. Hoarn, who has been working
for Edward Abrens during the spring,
is at the hospital, suffering from a se
vere attack of blood poisoning.
brought on by having his hand cut In
barbed wire. The accident occurred
last Thursday, and he was brought to
the hospital the following day. The
arm has become affected, and it is
feared he may lose his arm as a re
sult. Joseph Ray is carrying his right
arm in a sling as a result of an acci
dent which befell him at Platte Cen
ter Monday evening. He was stand
ing on the side of a freight car, sig
nalling to the engineer, when he
struck a switch lever, catching it in
his elbow. The impact tore loos the
ligaments of the arm and caused a
bad sprain of the shoulder, which will
cause him to remain on the retired
list for some time.
Michael Spellicy, for nearly thirty
years a resident of the Platte Center
neighborhood, died very suddenly last
Thursday noon, from heart trouble.
He had prepared for his dinner, and
was awaiting the' call to the table,
when he suddenly fell over and ex
pired almost instantly. He was born
in Cooleen, County Claire, Ireland,
about sixty-one years ago, and came
to this country in 1867, remaining In
New York City for one year, when he
went to California to seek his fortune
in the gold fields. He returned to
New York in 1881. and after remain
ing there for a year, came to Ne
braska, settling on what was known
as the James Leary homestead, which
has since been his home. He was
married October 6, 1882, to Miss Ann
Behan, of New York, who came to
Omaha to meet him, and together they
established their new home. Five
children were born to them, two of
whom died In infancy, the other three,
John, of Omaha, and Thomas and Miss
Anna, of Platte Center, survive Mat
with their mother. The funeral was
held Saturday forenoon at Platte Cen
ter, and interment was Bade la St"
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PHONES: Independent 206
A bright baby girl arrived at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Boyd
Miss Agnes Flynn, of Norfolk, is
spending the week with her aunt,
Mrs. Mark Burke.
Mrs. O. D. Wood returned to her
home in Lincoln after a brief visit
with her mother. Mrs. J. Geer.
Mrs. Phil Echols spent last week
In Fremont as tbe guest of her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Waterhouse.
Elton Dickinson, who has been at
tending Doane college the past year,,
returned to his home last evening to
spend bis summer vacation.
Miss Gladys Heacock, of Kearney,
who has been the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Heacock for the past two
weeks, returned to her home Monday.
Mrs. J. H. Johnson and children,
Bert and Janet, will leave Saturday
for Omaha, where they will visit
friends and relatives for about three
George Driaaia was operated on
yesterday at the hospital for kidney
trouble. He Is reported this morning
to be resting easily, and to have spent
a good night. His many friends will
wish for his speedy and complete re
covery. Miss Clara Abts entertained four
teen young lady friends Tuesday even
ing in honor of Miss Grace Schwind,
of Dubuque, Iowa, and Miss Anna
Eberhart, of Grand Island, who are
ber guests. Music was enjoyed dur
ing the evening. Misses Garlow and
Schwind delighting the company with
several selections. Light refresh
ments were served during the even
ing. Mrs. H. J. Brian entertained the
Alpha kensington club Thursday aft
ernoon. As it was drawing near the
time that Mrs. J. E. Peterson would
pass another mile-stone, the club
turned the kensington into a surprise
for ber. During the afternoon a two
course lunch was served, the table
being daintily decorated with small
red roses. The place cards were
hand-painted, with the rose design.
One feature of the lunch was the
birth-day cake with its lighted can
dles. The ladies presented Mrs. Pe
terson with a silver spoon with the
word "Alpha engraved in the bowl.
Kodaks and Prerao Cameras
$1.00 to $65.00
Thermos bottles, keeps con
tents cold 36 hours, not 24.
Telescopes $2.50 to $8.00
Field glasses $4.00 to $50.00
Gilettesafety razors.. $5.00 to 120
Auto strop safety razors... $5.00
Mehens safety razors $2.00
Mehens stroppers, strops
"any blade $2.00
Star sasety razors $1.60 up.
Fountain pens that will not
leak $1.00 to $6.00
Collapsing cups 75c to $7.50
Pocket flasks $2.50 to $10.00
Hurse timers $5.00 to $20.00
Soft shirt collar pins for
men 25c up
Soft shirt cuff buttons, can't
Coat watch chains.... 25c to $20
Pocket hatand clothes brush-
es $1.50 to $5.00
Pocketmanicuresets $1.50 to 7.50
Pocket cigar and cigarette
cases $1.00 to $20.00
Suit case, umbrellas $5.00 to $15
Traveling clocks. $1.50 to $15.00
Beads, "all the rage" coral
amber, jet, garaett, pearl
all other colors. ...25c to $15.00
Silver mesh bags .$2.50 to $35.00
You need me every hour this
Wanted a girl of about 14 or 15
years for general housework. Mrs. J.
S. Bosserraan, Bell Phone Red 25.
F. A. Gores, auto and carriage paint
ing. Shop 909 west Eighteenth
street. Ind. phone. 433. 1216
Mrs. R. G. Strother and daughter,
Helen, left Monday for Tyndall.
South Dakota, for a visit of a month
with relatives and friends.
Don't forget the Ice-cream social
on the Y. M. C. A. lawn Friday even
ing. Given by the Christian Endeavor
of the Congregational Church. Every
The Christian Endeavor Society, of
the Congregational church, will give
a Ice-cream social on the Y. M. C. A.
lawn Friday evening to which every
body is invited.
Mr. Hans F. Peterson, of Benson,
and Miss Ida Heberlinger, of St. Ed
ward, were quietly married last Wed
nesday at the Presbyterian manse, by
the pastor, Rev. Samuel Harkness.
The young people will make their
home on a farm near Benson.
Mrs. Edmund Miles, of Joliet town
ship, who has been quite ill at the
home of her sister, Mrs. Samuel Ma
hood, for the past two weeks, was
taken to a sanitarium at Lincoln
Monday. She is suffering from severe
attack of nervous prostration, but tbe
physicians at tbe sanitarium assert
they will probably e able to arrest
the course of the disease in a short
Miss Ada I. Lamb and Mr. William
Meyer were married at the home of
the bride's father, George N. Lamb,
in Burrows township last Wednesday,
Rev. Chas. W. Ray. of the local Meth
odist church performing the cere
mony. Both these young people are
well known and very popular in the
central part of the county, where
they were raised. The groom Is a
son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meyer, of
Grand Prairie township. They will
make their home on a farm near
Rev. William Dibble spent Saturday
and Sunday at Crete. Saturday even
ing he attended the reception given by
President Perry, of Doane 'College, to
the senior "class "and their friends.
Sunday evening- he delivered an ad
dress from the subject "Specification
for Life Building as Revealed in Je
sus," to the Christian Associations of
the College. This Is a time of rejoic
ing for the Congregationalists of
Crete. The commencement exercises
were held in the beautiful new
church, which has a seating capacity
of seven hundred. President Perry
was successful In the campaign for
SI 00.000.00 endowment. A class of
twenty-four was graduated.
Mrs. Ellen Connell, wlflow or the
late Michael Connell, died Sunday at
the home of Daniel Hayes, In Joliet
township, where she had gone a few
days previously for a visit. She was
born In Wisconsin fifty-eight years
ago, and came to Nebraksa in an early
day, settling at Fremont. Later the
family removed to Denver, but re
turned here again and settled In Col
umbus. Mr. Connell died about eleven
years ago. She is survived by one
son. John Connell. of Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma, and three sisters, Mrs. S.
J. Ryan, of this city, Mrs. J. J. Brady,
of Oklahoma City, and Mrs. T. Durkin.
of Tombstone. Arizona, and one
brother. Michael O'Neill, of Colum
bus. The funeral services were held
this forenoon from the home of S. J.
Ryan, with interment in the Catholic
Mrs. Sylvia A. Mahaffey. nee Price,
wife of Andrew M. Mahaffey. died at
the home of ber daughter, Mrs. G. M.
Douglas, last Wednesday night. She
was born in Huron county. Ohio, May
14, 1837. When in her thirteenth year
she removed with her parents to Mc
Lean county, Illinois. Here she was
married to Andrew M. Mahaffey on
November 12, 1860. In 1868, they
came to Nebraska, and five years la
ter took a homestead in York county,
where they lived until ten years ago.
when they removed to Columbus,
which has since been their home. She
became a member of the Christian
church at tbe age of thirteen, and
since that time bad been a faithful
and devoted follower of her Savior.
Services were held at her late home
Friday morning, by Rev. W. L. Dib
ble, after which the remains were
shipped to Waco, where funeral ser
vices were conducted Saturday by
Rev. A. F. Ritchey, of Bethany. In
terment was made at Gresbam. Her
five sons and son-in-law. George M.
Douglas, acted as pall bearers. Mrs.
Mahaffey lived to see herself at the
head of four generations, and to hold
in her arms and name her great
grand-son. She is survived by her
husband and five eons, A. C. Ma
haffey. of Waco; M. B. Mahaffey, of
Columbus; Joseph L. Mahaffey, of
North Platte; Ezra C. Mahaffey, of
Grand Island; and Harry M. Mahaf
fey, of Council Bluffs; and two daugh
ters, Mrs. O. M. Douglas, of Colunv
bttfi, and Mrs. Mary M. Gray, of North
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feel as though you were walking o
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Sprinkle a little Nyal's Eaa'Em lata
do that the first thing la the awn
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it Is medicated and will relieve all
cases of tired, sweaty feet aad lesseaa
the chance of your having corns.
Eaa'Em sells at 25 cents.
T. F. Askew, of Council Bluffs, waa
a Columbus visitor Sunday.
Miss Rose Flynn left Saturday for
Omaha for a week's visit with Mrs
Young and Mrs. Winkleman.
Miss Gertrude Herrod will enter
tain the Jolly Seventeen Thursday
afternoon at her home. x
Mrs. Henry Davis, of Osakosb, la
visiting Mrs. Fred Davis and Mrs.
H. A. Pueschal this week.
Mrs. Myra Gilllsple, of St. Edward.
returned to her home after speadlag
a few days in Columbus- visit lag
friends and transacting business.
A Columbus young lady. Miss Ber
tha Hirsbrunner surprised her many
friends Saturday morning by taklag
the train to Omaha, where she waa
met by Mr. Sam Agnew and the cou
ple was quietly married. Miss Hirs
brunner is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robt. Hirsbrunner and has re
cently been employed in the ten cent
store. Mr. Agnew is the popular
catcher on the Columbus base-ball
team. The young people will reside
The Y. M. C. A. baseball least weat
to Central City last Thursday aad
there is a hard hitting contest
trimmed their opponents, 11 to 19.
Both teams fielded well and it was
not until the 12th inning that the
winning run was shoved over the pan.
Central scored three times in the
opener, while Columbus got two la
the first and one In the second. The
home boys did not get any more until
the eighth. At the end of the sev
enth the score book showed 8-3 In
Central's favor. Then the bakxm
started and Columbus commenced to
crawl, not on errors but hits. Three
runs in the eighth made It 8-6, but
Central got two more in her half.
However, the home team was not to
be denied and by bard bitting pushed
four runs over in the ninth and tied
it up. Todenhoft tightened In the
extra innings and Central could not
hit klm to any extent. In the 12th
Beck walked, stole second and scored
at Todenhoft's single to left. Central
went out one, two, three in their half
and the game was won. Not satisfied
with losing tbe first game the C. C.
bunch invited us over to atay and
play the next day. We did. play on a
diamond ankle deep in mud and lost
in seven innings. 5-2. Vierguts threw
a dandy game for the home boys, the
only inning they touched him being
the nth and that told the tale. Lin
strum and Westbrook scored tbe
home boys runs. Both teams hit
pretty hard, the Columbus outfield
shutting off several runs at the plate
by good throws. Considering the fact
that the boys played tbe beet they
had at Central City, half of them sal
aried players, the "Y" sure did show
them where to go to find a bunch of
worthy opponents. Those making the
trip were Abts, Viergutz. Nelson. To
denhoft, Rector, Westbrook, Frank
furt. Weaver. Linstrum and Becker.
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