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COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, JUNE 28, 1911
Points to its long
record of success
ful! v carina for the
needs of its custo
mers "rith just
pride, and asks for
future business on
its nast record-
The Oldest State
Bank in Nebraska
. i . i tt . i :.- - r rtr i m irairnor wim t .
Mis r. .1 Lelana. or uncain is tne rm ugai c6t -"-. -- ...
ruest af Mrs. F E. Rusche this -week. ; see the Gerharz-Flynn Company.
John Grant, of North Platte, spent j ra Julius Nichols entertained her
Sunday with Mr and Mrs. John j annu . Julia Miller, of Omaha, last
i Miss Lena Glur went to Bellgrade
Monday for a week's visit with
'harl-s G. Nelson, of Genoa is in
-aeVcir- today, a guest at the home
jf ' D Wilson.
Miss Stella Sparhawk left Tuesday
' tor Genoa, where she will have charge
i of a patient at that place.
Now is tne time to prepare for next
' winter bv arranging for your supply
of coal, and Kaagiand's is the place to
Mrs. W H. Benham entertained
'he Liew-le club at a 9 o'clock break
fast Tuesday at her home on North
.Mrs. Carson returned to ner home
Gibbon Monday alter a two week's
visit with Mrs. John Geer and otner
i Miss Mable Sloan, of Sioux City
Iowa will arrive tne last of tne week
for an extended visit with her sister
Mrs. E. J Scott.
A little money will buy
firework at the 5 &
10 Cent Store.
Miss Nellie Ryan left this week for
a visit with friends and relatives at
Oklahoma City. Oklahoma, where she
will spend the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goehring. of
Denver, spent a few days this week
with Mr. and Mrs. E. Hockenberger.
They were enroute home after spend
ing a year on their claim in South
Join the camera club. A camera
club ia being organized at the T M.
C. A.. All members of the association
who are interested in amateur or pro
fessional photography are asked to
come in and see us at once. First
meeting Friday evening of this week.
James Mace filed a complaint in po
lice court this week, charging Ed
Mont with fighting and theatenmg to
fight, tne first consisting of making
an assault on the complainant. The
it. .-..-hT, Rusche left tne first court aeciueu tnat an assaun uau. uu
of -ae wk for Chicago, where she j committed and assessed Mont a fine
w-:: -nter the Chicago Art Institute of five dollars and costs.
or a -summer tuuiai-.
Evramg m building
at -he ayard with th- bi
Louis Glur and Miss Mary Stanza!
w-re married at the Catholic churcu
last Thursday morning at 9 o'clock.
7 ct-iebrateti Monarnn line of Port-1 Both tne young people are well known
1 imann dentist.
and cement. Georg" A. Hoaglaad.
Mrs. K. Robinson and daughter
M.ss Sr-ila. returned from Omaha,
i where thev have been visiting Mrs.
i.,- ,nH ! Sullivan and Mrs. Needham for
-,en' rr.i.ir'lav j.uu
ra-sr ot ria-
:i.':i:iore Rusrne id spending
h. iU L:nciln the guest of
" Oors. auto and carnage pamr-
Shop aW west Eighteenth
-t- Ino. pnoue 4. 1:215"
Mr. 2d Mrs. Ro Pierce, of Omaha,
iv-d Satardav for a few davs visit
tn Mr md M- ' e Scott.
! past week.
Mrs. Mable Swift left last week for
Memphis. Missouri, wnere sne will
visit at her home during the summer
vacation of tne Columbus Commer
The 'ongregationai Sunday Scnool
;wiU hoia their annual picnic iaurs-
day at the H. A. Clark grove. They
plan to leave me church at 1 o'clock,
and will spend the afternoon on the
F m-' K dae- ""..s "t
.:i.zr' l ir - l- s.;ar-
and 'ji.niti-" T" ".it-a;
sa.- i- l""i-g -:-
:nta:n just the Miss Helen 3rusger wno has been
-"sraiate and j j-tendmg college at Mt. nolyoke i
ne past year, re-
here having been brougnt up in Co
lumbus, the groom at the same time
celebrating his twenty-fifth birthday
They wre accompanied bv Mr Jo
seph Stanzei and Mr. Otto Glur and
Misses Tena Stanzei and Anna Schctz.
Alter the ceremony, they went to
Omaha for a snort visit sz the home
of the groom s sister Mrs. Kurz. re
turning home Sunday evening. Thev
are now at home in their own home
l on Lover's Lane.
The Omaha papers of last Wednes
day contained an account of a farmer
Platte county boy Louis Klebba. form-
'eriy of Humphrey a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank T. Klebba and a nephew
af Prank Walker, well known here.
The following is the story as printed
m the World-Herala
WHEN WE DELIVER COAL
to you. vnu know that you are get
ting the best Coal and the most
prompt -service possible.
TRY OUR ALFALFA MEAL
For Feeding Your Live Stock
IT WILL PAY YOU
T. B. Hord Grain Co.
PHONES- Independent 20G
!n response ro a caL issued bv Dr
N Matzen.as secretary of the "omnibus
Automobile club about a dozen auto
mobile owners assembled at the
North opera house Monday afternoon
to listen to an address by Mr. D. E.
Watkms. secretar- of the Nebraska
Automobile Association. The purpose
of the nieermg was to discuss the or
sanization of a county asociation to
affiliate with tae state association,
and tnroush ;t wrh the national as
sociation. On account af the small at
tendance if was decided ro try ;i
again on Tuesday evemmr in the fire
man s nail, and those who were pres
ent Monday called -on their friends
and uraed upon them the importance
of being present. Mr. Watkins was
present and defined the purposes of
the organization at length, which was
tnat the memoerahip for the first vpar
should cost 5I.7-". and after tne first
year one dollar eacn year, of wnich
on-half noe ro tne national associa
tion and rhe remainder ro remain with
tne stare. This is to include payment
for the official magazine of the as-
Louis Klebba. 244 Dode street.
-lie dinners Massacnusetts. tor .ne pas,. ? - nm,u, - ,r-n n ihinme ftimre
j , .. - i3 I.I1I4 UTW. " ... .....-- .
ursei. Fjr'rurn,u Weanesciav to spenu. uei aum-
aier vacation at her nome Miss Esther
srrauuated this spring
New firm, new goods. Get
vour Fireworks at Speice &
i -i.- i til' . a
A..ion ir -ti Thursda" from
r-n -r ?.' Jeir zrandmotaer
i s T'ltmoj. K.jKa:..itf
rroni the kmderaarten department at
Oberun. Ohio, accompanied her home
William Nav who for the past two
-ears has been m the empiov of the
HLeann Jnd arotner j construction uepartment of tne Union
Pacific in Wyoming, returned home
.ast Saturday to recuperate tram a
severe attack from wnrcn he nas been
suffennz for some time. He is much
better than he has been, but will not
return to his work for sevral weeks.
. , i.ia-' r North Phitte and
- T ira r ' ae Journal force.
. i- .1- Tribune- foumai. nav
. j-ia wri u-r laur Montiay
u I tLtrr retaraed the first
,.. v -i :-.m Berw-.nd. Toiora-
x a jjd neen on business.
.i. ep)r- rhe condition of the
L Kar- i
.-; T'lur-sua- o tae illness ot
-rruaasou Mron Oiseen.
-i au '.; reoor riuir he .s much
-u a. -j.s wrr.ng.
r 'i'TO'S. wno has been
- aer .sr- Mrs. Rav Hea-
- r -:i- last month returneu to
:. me a K-arnev :oda"
- .ulia Rasaiussen w:U -ctertain
1 Hanired c:ub at
.. ,iav ;ou to read the Her
ncii -jd m -ais paper mis we-k. aiso
to call at his storj and sie the win
dow dispiav of Hoaiier Kitchen Cab
inets We are making a special rate
on these -a.s w-k. Remember some
on, r, :n j; -nee riae caomets
Mr Irving G. Proud a well-known
hair specialist is m the city tms week.
conducting a demonstration of Cres
cent Hair Touic at tne Punty drug
store. Mr Proud will be here during
rae remamuer of the week and will
be slad to meet anv one who may be
in need of his assistance. While here
he is being assisted by Miss Lorraine
-afeo iW a
. - -noou r
:. me Fda-
of land within
2 miles of Col
umbus is offer
ed at a bottom
price for a
Dr A. L. BIrby wno is now travei
as m tne western states wrote to
the State Journal one aay msi -veen.
jf me-tmg D F J. Schug. formerly
jf this citv at SpoKane He says the
doctor is just about tne same old jaliy
fellow that he was m the days of oiiL
-xcept that his brown hair is now
white. "Ris" also refers to the time
when he was publishing a newspaper
.n Columbus and was sorely tempted
ro break the locks on McAllister and
Corneilus caal bins to keep from
freezing to death.
H-nry Tiaden died at his home in
Loup township, fourteen miles west
jf I'oiumbus of a hemorrhage. He had
been ill for some time, being confined"
his oed for the last few weeks. He
I was V. vears and thre months old at
t-he time of his death. Funeral serv
( 0s were held at tne home Satur
, dav forenoon, the services being con-
j ducted by Rev J 3. 3raun. He was
born in Germany and came to this
i country in 1381. and to Platte county
i -s-entv-seven years ago. He is sur-
wed by two sons and one daughter
Coiumbus will not celebrate the
Glorious Fourth this year, but instead
3f a celebration the Methodist. Presby-
I , -enan and Congregational cnurches
1 have aeciuea to unite ana nuiu a
I monster union service in the gymna
sium of the Y M. C. A. building Sun
day evening. The meeting has been
called vs. response to a joint request
by President Tart and King George,
asking all the churches in the United
States and the United Kingdom to ob
serve this Sunday as Peace Sunday.
The principal addresses of the evening
will be delivered by Louis Lightaer,
while the choirs of the three churches
will unite to render special appropriate
music for the occailon.
in tne musical world if the judgment
of well-known voice specialists counts.
Klebba is barely 21 years old. and at
the present time has tne remarKable
range of low "G" to high "D " He
sings high 4D" in a full, robust tone.
and his voice is like a bell in quality
on the high tone. He is now working
on tenor solos front the operas with
Harry Cockrell. He will go to New
York this summer for further study,
and from there to 3erlin. Germany.
to prepare for grwnd opera under
Moratti. When Klebba first started
vocal work his voice was a high bari
tone. He took lessons of Mrs. Millie
Ryan, and under her training devel
oped an estraardinarv robusto tenor
His first lessons were taken m the
spring of 1910. A few months later
he was advised that he had a grand
opera career by the voice specialist of
the Chicaeo Grand Opera company.
Encouraged by this opinion young
Klebba took a trip to Detroit to have
ais voice tested bv Singer the well
known musician who has toured with
Caruso. Singer gave him everv en
couragement, with the result that he
is now diligently working towards the
srand opera career wnich has been
nredicted for him. Klebba is of
Polish-Gennan-Insh parentage. At the
present time he is a stenographer in
rountv Judge Lisle'a office.
Goto the 5 & 10 Cent
Store for Fireworks.
A terrific wind storm broke over
the citv and surrounding country
shortly before midnight Sunday night.
The day had been very warm, and a
storm had been predicted, but no one
was prepared for the terrific force
with which it appeared when it did
come. Large trees which had stood
the test for many years were broken
down, and in many cases completely
uprooted, and the west half of the
large plate glass front of the Dussell
building was blown in. A number of
small buildings in different parts of
the city were overturned. In the
country several windmills were re
ported to have beea blown dawn. At
the Sheldon farm, occupied by George
Simpson, the entire east end of the
bam was blown out. At the Merve
Kuntzelman home the large bam was
moved about two feet on the founda
tion, and the kitchen to the house was
moved several incae. The wind was
followed by a heavy rain, which has
proved of great value, especially to
pastures, which had become quite dry.
and also to the oats. Reports from the
north part of the county say that con
siderable hail fell in some sections,
while reports that nearly three inches
at rain, fell at That place, while the
rain tall at Humphrey ia reported to
afcont twn ixxcka.
of rhe siare. showing the roads im
proved under the ausjnci of 'he asso
ciation. Ir ;s the iiirnnse . organize
permanent iv wunn .ie vxi two
wks wiien a m-"r:ns will probably
b- called a some .rne ?own m he
coimrr E. B. Fe-isi-r was chosen as
temporar- pridenr dnd Dr. N .Maten
dfi. temporary secrrar'- ami treasurer
.md thse two rugt.ier w-.rh one ro r'
appointed from each of rhe other
towns will form a committee to draft
by-laws and make otner arrangements
for tne nermaiient organization. The
ciub now numbers about fortv mem
hers, and it a? eppri within a shon.
time to hav- at least half of the thr-e
hundred automobile owners in the
county The funds for this purpose
are expected to be derived from the
money paid in licenses by machine
owners as provided by the new law.
waich makes provision for a license ot
-wo dollars on each machine to be
paid into the count r treasur- ami to
be usei .n nuiM.n.1 -nads. The as
sociation will ask the fountv board
to allow :r to be use! on these roads
between towns and across rh county
in different places. It is estimated
that between one hundred and one
aundr-d and .vjr-r,,o miles of road
"an be A")T n ::r3r-'i.iss condition on
he rnone- derved mm rms source.
Quality Fireworks at
Canada will harvest the largest
crop in her history, and I have the
best facilities for the accommodation
of Canadian land buyers. Chas. I
Dickey. State Bank Building.
Rev. William L- Dibble and family
leave next Tuesday for Watertown.
South Dakota and St. Paul. Minne
sota, where they will spend the
month of July.
The Episcopal Sunday School will
hold their annual picnic at Stevens
Lake. It is their plan to meet at the
church at 1 o'clock and spend the
afternoon at the lake.
3uy your accident, health, life and
insurance of every description from
one who is personally interested in
giving you the best for the money.
Chas. L. Dickey. State Bank Build
ing. Rev. William L. Dibble has been in
vited to address a union service of
the First Congregational and First
Presbyterian churches of Lincoln the
third Sunday of August. Mr. Dib
bie is receiving many invitations to
speak at different meetings out in
One of the most damaging losses
sustained by the storm an Sunday
night was at the farm of F. A. Sco--'ieid.
just west of tne city, when his
large silo which was erected last
summer was blown down. The silo
was damaged to the extent of between
-wo and three hundred dollars, and
was covered bv insurance.
William Terreil left yesterday morn
ing for Excelsior Springs. Missouri,
where he will remain for a few weeks.
Carl Kramer, who left here ten days
ago. for Buffalo. New York, to attend
'he head camp of the Modern Wood
uieu. is mixing pleasure with his busi
ness tnp. Since the close of the con
vontion. he has been visiting relatives
m New York City, and before return
ing will visit Washington and other
cities in the east. He will probablv
not return for two weeks yet.
Mr. and Mrs. William Albers and
Airs. J .H. WUckens will leave this
afternoon for a visit to their old home
:a Germany Thev expect to be gone
about three months.
Henry Wilckens arrived in Columbus
Saturday from his home in Los Ange
ies. for a business trip. He reports
-hat ail the Columbus people in Los
Angeles appear to be prosperous and
nappy. Henry Ragatz. Jr.. is building
up a flourishing real estate business,
laving closed a large deal which
brought him a good-sized commission.
Dr. Hansen and Thomas Dack live on
rhe same street as he does, and J. F
Siems a little further down the street.
Mr Wilckens announces that in about
a year he expects to make extensive
improvements on his farm in Grand
Prairie township, his plans being to
expend about ten thousand dollars in
making his farm one of the most mod
ern and up-to-date Improved farms in
-his part of Nebraska.
W. H. King went to Grand Island to
day on business.
The many friends of A. L. Koon will
be very sorry to learn of his serious
Illness with typhoid fever. Mr. Koon
has only been sick about a week, but
his condition this morning is very
much improved, and it is hoped he
will pass the crisis In safety.
Miss Julia Schad. of this city and
Mr Grip, of South Dakota were mar
ried at Omaha Thursday afternoon.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. E.
Kuehnel and the groom is engaged in
the grocery business at Burke. South
Frank Farrand. formerly of Colum
bust. but now living at Central City.
is reported as very 111 with typhoid
fever at his home. At this writing
there was a slight change for the bet
ter in his condition, and it is hoped by
his many friends he will continue to
Mrs. W. A. Way was called to South
Omaha Friday by a message stating
that W. W. Way had the misfortune to
fall from a tree and was seriously in
jured. Mrs. Way will visit her
brother. Mr. J. A. Dodge, m Omaha
and Mrs. William Bluedorn in Coun
cil Bluffs, before returning home.
Judge Ratterman issued marriage
licenses to the following this week:
Albert Lutz and Miss Marv Newman,
of Columbus, John Schweizer and
Miss Emma Waldman. of Duncan:
George Randall and Mrs. Lula Severn,
of Coiumbus. William Roberts and
Mrs. Emma Riede, of Lindsav. and
Archie Ogg. of Ogallala. and Miss
Maud- Dibble, of Plainview.
O. B. Anderson, physical director
of the Y.. M. C. A.. expect3 to leave
Fndav for a month's vacation, which
he expects to spend with relatives
and friends in Iowa and Wisconsin.
He will go first to Spencer Iowa, and
then to his aid home at Beloit. Wis
consin. He will spend some time at
the training school at Lake Geneva.
Wisconsin. During his absence he
will visit the associations at Omaha.
Sioux City Milwaukee. Chicago and
other places. He expects to return
to Columbus about August first.
The members of Porter Nest-Nc
1107 Order of Owls and the members
of Platte Aerie. Fraternal Order of
Eagles had a ball game at the league
diamond last Sunday That is the?
were to have one. but when the rime
ame for rhe game to begin, an' one
loue Eagle could be found thai was
ready to so up against rhe Owl prop
osition. Accordmglv a number ot
Cmon Pacific employes and other
spectators came to the aid of the dis
.l-essed soarers and the game pro-c-dd.
the final result snowing a de
:"-:it fur the Owls by a s-'or or six
i em to 'en. The game was a 'eiy
quiet rie. practically Lhe onb tea turn
he ni5 a double pla rrom Elias r
Enst. for the Owls. Ir i-i the mten
r.cn of the Owls to chai'enge some
body for another game on the first
open date convenient for them.
Have You Tried
B. P. S.
It is Easily Alie4 and
gives entire satisfactMB
1 pound cans . 50c
2 " . $1.00
ARE YOU TROUBLED
Th- present warm weather mav
jm to you to be the cause for
tnat heaaache wh.cn troubles
you. Instead, it mav be the nrst
symptoms of eye-train.
It w'.i be far better to come here
and nave your eye- examined
than to uoe yourself with medi
cine :n an eiTort ro -eaeve it.
A pair of irlas.-es ittai by an ex"
pert optometrist here will no
doubt relieve the pain, thereby
relieving- the eye of strain.
1 caanre nothing for a prelimi
nary test to rind if iriasses are
needed or not. I do cnari'-eS.'l.Ofl
for a c.impiete aiag-nosis. but
this fee is dtd Jcted waen glasses
ED. J. NIEWOHNER
For several weeks complaints have
been coming in that a certain bridge in
Bismark townsnip was being taniper--u
with by some one not in authority
ro do anything with it. The bridge
was twice meddled with, each time
some depredation tteing committed,
but theru seemed to be no definite
knowledge as to who the guilty party
might be. Monday, a complaint was
filed tn Justice O'Brien a court charg
ing the depredations to G-orge Heng
sler Sr.. George Henggler Jr. and
John. Aims. William and Peter
Henggler on three counts of destrov
I mg the bridge. The three counts are
J identical, except the dates, which are
i respectively June 1. June 15 and June
21. George Henggler. Sr., appeared
before the court and asked
that the preliminary hearing be con
tinued, which was done. The hearing
will be held on July 6, the defendant
furnishing his own recognizance for
five hundrHi dollars to appear at that
At the meeting of the city council
last Friday evening it was decided to
follow the example of a number of
other cities in the state in the matter
of oiled streets. The committee on
streets and grades made their report
of what they had found on a recent
visit to Omaha, and the council has
ordered one Doris Standard road oil
I spreader, to be attached to the water
; sprinklers, and two cars of. asphalt
1 road oil , of 6,000 gallons each, to be
used an the business streets. It has
' not yet been decided when the oil
will be applied. The Columbus Sew
! erage and Drainage company reported
I that its twenty-year franchise, given
j June 23. 1391. was about to expire and
i asked to have it renewed. The matter
was referred to the judiciary commit
tee. The council also opened the bids
for building cement street crossings.
the contract being awarded to Jacob
Glur ax a rate of twenty-one cents per
.Miss Anna Glur is spending this
weelc in Platte Center the guest of
A matchless union suit far summer
and for comfort. See the Gerharz
Miss Elizabeth Daniels, of David
City, is visiting her sister. Mrs. Max
Elias this week.
Miss Alice Clark, of David City,
sepnt Wednesday and Thursday with
Miss Ethel Baker
There will be children day exer
cises at the German M. E. church next
Sunady Jul" 1. at 10-:30 a. m.
Mrs. W. H. King, who is attending;
the University summer school, is ex
pected home Friday to spend the
Mrs. Gertie Brock arrived the last
of the week from her home in Fair
burv for a brief visit with Mrs. C. H".
Yon will be taking your tracatlaa
soon. Look at ""the" Gerharz-Flynn
Compan's lines of grips and bags. Best
line in Coiumbus.
Mrs. T E. Peterson and daughter,
Miss Venne left Friday far Kit Car,
joii. Colorado, where she will visit
rkinvis for the next ten days.
Otto Kackman. who is employed in
i bank at Cedar Rapids, returned to
Ins work Fndav after spending a few
davs with his parents. Rev. and Mrs.
H. H. Hachman.
Mr3. George Karman. of Omaha,
and .Mrs. William Hollenback. of
Council Bluffs, returned to their
homes Tuesdav alter a short visit
with Mrs. F G. Hollenback.
Mrs. McNeil and daughter Margaret
who hav- been visiting Mra. C. J
Gariow tor th past month, returned
to their home in Omaha this morning.
Miss Gariow accompanied them home
for a few davs' visit.
Last Thursday morning at ti ::). at
the home of the bride's parents. Mr
and Mrs. Harry Newman, occurred
the marriage of .Miss Mary NVwman
and Mrs. Albert W. Lutz. Both the
voung people have b-en raised m
'oiumbus and are deservedly popu
lar amoujr the youaaer set. The
i5room is associated with his father I this rime enjovmg her vacation
.Miss Williamson, of Kansas City,
amv-d the last of the week for an
extended visit at the R. Y. Lisco home.
Miss Williamson is i nurse in one of
th- Kansas Cif hospitals and is at
in the wooden-soled shoe factor', be
ing the secretary of the firm, and
rhe bride has for several years been
a successful teacher in the schools
of the county and city. Immediately
after the ceremony Mr and Mrs. Lutz
teft for a week's visit with relatives
at Crete. They will make their home
in the house now occupied bv the
Newman family, and which was a wed
ding gift to the bride from ner par
ents. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. Samuel Harkness. of the
Presbyterian church, and was attend
ed by only the immediate friends.
The young couple were attended by
Mr. William Heuer and .Miss Matil
da Lutz. a sister of the groom.
Advertised Letter List.
For the week ending June 2S. 1911:
Miss Anna Bruns.
George Kail wait.
Rev. W. R. Lawrence.
Mrs. James McEnstrv.
Parties calling far any af the above,
will please say. "Advertised."
Wm. A. MCALLISTER.
Last Wednesday evening about eigh-r-en
men. members of the Methodist
Brotherhood were taken by various
conveyances to the home of J. J.
Barnes, four miles south of this city
and mven a royal good time. The
fore part of the evening was devoted
to the work of the club. Mr. S. L
Whitnev save a talk on "The Business
of Religion.' which was followed by
impromptu talks by several of the
members. The latter part of the even
ing was devoted to music. Wood
Smith favorimr them with several
cornet solos and Miss Janet Barnes
with a number of vocal solas which
were much enjoved. Light refresh
ments were served.
JULY I, llll
KIDNEY DISEASES ARE CURABLE
under certain conditions. The right
medicine must be taken before the
disease ring progressed, too far. Mr.
Perry A. Pitman. Dale. Tex.. say3: "I
was down in. bed for four months with
kidney and bladder trouble and gall-
atones. One battle of Foley's Kidney
I Remedy cared me well and sound."
Ask tar it. For sale or all Druggists.
Try a few Shares
Columbus Land, Loan
ec Building Association