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STATE OF NEBRASKA
This is to certify that the Co
lumbus State Bank has complied
with the laws of this state for the
protection of Depositors, and that
its depositors are protected by the
Depositors Guarantee Funds of
the state of Nebraska.
In testimony whereof the State
Banking Board has caused this
certificate to be executed and
attested by its chairman and sec
retary under its official seal.
Done at the city of Lincoln this
1st day of July, in the year of
our Lord, one thousand, nine hun
dred and eleven.
Chester H. Aldrich,
Chairman State Banking Board.
Secretary State Banking Board.
The above is a copy of the offi
cial certificate for the Guarantee
of Deposits of the
New Supply of Loom Ends
received at 2 1-2 cts. Gray's.
Dr. W. II. Slater, veterinary. Both
C J. Garlow went to Lincoln this
mornng, on business.
Miss Nelle Kennedy spent Sunday
with her parents at St. Edward.
Rev. Phillips, of Monre, spent Mon
day at the home of N. D. Wison.
Mrs. Wm. Lohr spent Saturday and
Sunday with friends in Schuyler.
Dr. W. R. Neumarker Office with
Dr. C. D. Evans. West side Park.
Miss Dora Babcock entertained the
Noah Ark club Tuesday afternoon.
Thomas Roberts, of Joliet township,
was brought to the city Friday, suffer
ing from an aggravated case of heart
trouble, and for the present is stay
ing here in teach of medical assistan
ce. He is reported to be improving
More people, men and women, are
suffering with kidney and bladder
trouble than ever before, and each
and each year more of them turn for
quick relief and permanent benefit to
Foley's Kidney Remedy, which has
proven itself to be one of the most
effective remedies for kidney and blad
der ailments, that medical science has
devised. For sale by all druggists.
At a special meeting of the board
of control of the fire depatment Mon
day evening it decided to celebrate
labor Day as Firemen' Day again this
year as has been done for several
years past. A committee was appiont
ed to solicit among the business
houses for appropriate premiums for
the various events. Another commit
tee was appointed to frame a program
for the day. Invitations will be is
sued to the mayor and city officials and
council, and various labor organiza
tions represented in the city to cele
brate with them The date is the day
of the regular Labor Day celebration,
Special for Saturday. Milk
fed spring chicken, 15 cents
per pound. Columbus Mer
of .land within
2 miles of Col
umbus is offer
ed at a bottom
price for a
Mrs Nichols left Saturday for York
for a visit with her daughter.
Get your meals at the new Eagle
Cafe. W. E. Eahart, proprietor.
Miss Catherine Kruger went to Fre
mont Monday for a short visit with
Mrs. C. J. Scott is expecting her
mother, Mrs. I. Burdick, of Harvard,
Mrs. Martin Bloedorn and Mrs. Hun
ger went to Genoa Tuesday for a visit
Mrs. Deegan left Saturday for a
two weeks visit wth her son at Burke,
Mrs. R. Miller is entertaining Mrs.
Lyons, of Lyons, and Mrs. Potterfield,
of Fullerton, today.
Miss Edith Lohr returned Saturday
from Schuyler, where she had been
spending the week.
Mrs. Lane Williams, of Omaha, ar
rived the first of the week for a two
weeks' visit with friends.
Mrs. C. C. Sheldon and children
left the last of the week for Blair for
a month's visit with her parents.
Mrs. Louis Zinnecker and children
returned Saturday from Osceola, where
they had been spending the week.
Miss Donnelly, who is the guest of
Miss Gwendolne Garow, will return to
her home in Plattsmouth Thursday.
Mrs. Anna Anderson entertained
Mrs. Motter and daughter Ruth, of
Bethany, from Saturday until Monday.
The G rue til Society held a picnic last
Sunday at the home of Sam Mueller.
A most enjoyable time was reported.
Mss Adria Lay returned Saturday
from Fort Erie, Ontario, where she
had been visiting relatives for the
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grip, of Burke,
South Dakota, are spending the week
with Mrs. Grip's mother, Mrs. E.
S. L. Whitney left Saturday for a
vacation trip of one month, the great
er part of which he will spend at his
old home in Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Welch and
Miss Martha Watts left Saturday for
Excelsoir Springs Missouri, where
they go for the benefit of Mr. Welch's
Mrs. Samuel Munger and daughter
Alva, went to Genoa this morning to
complete arangements in regard to
Miss Munger's school.
Mrs. C. C. Gray and daughter Miss
Geraldine left the first of the week
for Colorado Springs, Colorado, for a
month's stay. Mr. Gray will join
Misses Leona Richards and Julia
Prichard of Fullerton, where Colum
bus callers between trains Friday, be
ing enroute to Omaha to visit with
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Agnew, of Oma
ha, arrived Saturday for a brief visit
with relatives. They were accom
panied by Miss Martha Hirschbruner,
who had been their guest for a week.
O. B. Anderson returned last week
from his summer vacation which was
spent at various points in Iowa and
Wiconsin. He reports that he spent
a very pleasant month visiting with
relatives and friends and studying new
methods for his winter work.
Robert Miller, the thirteen year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Miller,
returned Friday from the hospital,
where he had submitted to an oppera
tion for appendicitis two weeks pre
viously. He had a very severe case,
and is considered fortunate in getting
out as soon as he did.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Becker left
Monday for a two months trip. They
expect to go first to Minnesta for a
short stay and then through Canada
to Washington, touring the western
states before returning home. Miss
Josephne Hockenberger accompanied
them as far as Omaha, where she will
Miss Velma Covert entertained a
number of young people Monday eve
ning. The evening waspleasantly
spent in playing Somerset. Those
present were Misses Mary Wilson,
Olga Rasmussen, Janet McAllister,
and Velma Cvert; and Messers Arthur
Wilson, Manly Logan, Vera Wlson,
and Rev. Phillips, of Monroe.
This office turned out a large job
of work for the Nebraska Telephone
company this week, in the shape of a
directory to be used at Beemer, Wis
ner and West Point. The company
has recently installed a common bat
tery system at West Point, and made
other improvements, involving an ex
pendture of about thirty thousand dol
ars. Gray's Annual Loom End
Sale continue until Satur
day, Angmt 19th.
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Miss Margery Leach, of Fullerton,
spent the week with Miss Helen Mc
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Walters, Mrs.
Greisen, and Otto Walters auto'ed to
Platte Center Wednesday.
Misses Marguerite Keating and
Marceline Flynn went to Albion Tues
day to visit with relatives for a week.
Misses Enola Hall and Alice New
man are guests this week at a house
party "iven by Miss Alice Lindberg,
Mrs. C. E. Pollock will leave today
for Estes Park, Colorado where she ex
pects to stay until frost for the bene
fit of her health.
S. L. Whitney left Saturday for the
Y. M. C. A. camp at Williams Bay,
Wisconsin. Mr. Whitney expects to
spend about a month enjoying camp
Mrs. E. H. Ott and children re
turned the last of the week from Wal
nut, Iowa, where they have been vis
iting relatives for the past three
Mrs. Robert Neumelster returned
Sunday from Sheboygan, Wisconsin,
where she had been for the past six
months, caring for Mr. Neumeister's
mother, who has been seriously ill.
The preliminary hearing of Edward
Higgins, jr., who is charged by Frank
Sullivan with a vicious assault on him
about ten days ago at Platte Center has
been set for August 25. Higgins
appeared before Judge Ratterman
last Saturday, and was released pend
ing the hearing, under bonds of five
Mrs. E. Reinsmith entertained the
Clear Creek court of Ben Hur Satur
day at a twelve o'clock dinner.
Plates were laid for Messers and Mes
dames Frank Olcott, Henry Houser,
Wm. Thompson, A J. Lentz, Robert
Church, Ed Hahn, and Mrs. J. T.
Bonner. After spending a delightful
afternoon at the home of the hostess,
the guests autoed to Schuyler and
spent the evening.
James Coldwell of nearCornlea and
Miss Cecilia Bender of this place,
were united in marriage at St. Fran
cis church in this city at nine o'clock
on Tuesday morning of this week
Rev. Father Kurzer officiating. Af
ter the ceremony a reception was ac
corded the young couple at the home
of the bride's parents near town to
which only the relatives of the bride
and groom and a few close friends of
the two families were invited. The
bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Bender. She was born and raised
in this community and has a large cir
cle of admiring friends. The groom
is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Coldwell of
Cornlea neighborhood, and he is known
to be an industrious and trust-worthy
young man. The young couple will
immediatly go to housekeeping on one
of Mr. Bender's farms east of town.
Mr. William W. Ernst, of Duncan,
and Miss Anna Glur, of this city,
were married at eleven o'clock this
morning at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Glur.
The groom is a son of E. J. Ernst, of
Butler township, and is engaged in the
livery and darying business in Dun
can. The bride is the third daughter of
Mr. and Mr. Jacob Glur, and has
lived in Columbus all her life For the
past few years she has been teaching,
having taught two years in the country
districts and last year in the city. The
marriage ceremony was performed by
Rev. R. Neumarker of the German Re
form church, and was witnessed by
only the members of the two families
and a few close friends. The young
couple were attended by Mr. Otto
Ernst, of Schuyler, and Miss Bertha
Glur, and the weddng march was
played by Miss Emma Neumarker,
while little Pauline Egger, neice of
the bride was ring bearer. The happy
couple left this afternoon for a short
honeymoon trip in the east, and upon
their return will settle down in Dun.
can, where Mr. Ernst has provided a
homefor his bride.
Miss Mabel Sloan, who has been
the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. J.
Scott, for the past three weeks, re
turned to her home at Sioux City,
Mrs. E. Kuehnel was the guest of
her brother Frank Adams at Lup City.
Mrs. Kuehnel was a guest at a
fishing party, which numbered thirty.
It is needless to say that a good time
was reported and many fish were
A Columbus boy and a Columbus
horse -are making good on the eastern
turf this summer. The boy and the
horse both belong to Thomas Branigan.
Monday at the big races, Willie Bran
igan drove the mare, Belle Tolus, to
second money in the 2:16 class. The
lad is only fifteen years of age, and
was pitted against some of the best
drivers in the country.
United States Senator William P.
Frye, of Maine, died at his home yes
terday. Senator Frye had been a
member of the senate for many years,
and for about fifteen years had been
president pro tern of tne senate. His
death will be a distinct loss to the re
publicans, as he had been a prominent
leader, and furthermore the state leg
islature is democratic, which will
choose a democratic senator.
The funeral of George Washington
Erb, mention of whose death was
made last week, took place Saturday
afternoon, the remains being shipped
here from Central City that day, and
being met at the train by members of
the family and of the Modern Wood
men, of which order he was a mem
ber. He was also a member of the
Royal Highlanders and the Knights of
the Maccabees, holding his member
ship in all three orders in Alliance.
The following sketch of his life is
taken from the Central City Non
At 12:15 yesterday morning George
W. Erb passed away, following an
illness of about three weeks. He
suffered from stomach and bowel
trouble and this ailment caused his
death. He had been a sufferer for
nine fears from stomach trouble and
or rheumatism and had been unable to
engage in active work for much of
that time. The funeral services will
be held at the Methodist church Satur
day morning at 10:30 and the family
will then accompany the body to Col
umbus, where interment will take
place in the Shell Creek cemetary.
George Washington Erb was born in
Columbus, Ohio, February 22, 1S56,
and was thus 55 years, 5 months and
ten days old. When he was nine
months old his parents came to Nebra
ska, settling near Columbus, where
he grew to manhood. On November
28, 1882, he was married to Amanda
F. McCormick. To this union two
sons were born, Michael C, who
died at the age of seven, and Harry
A., who survives. In 1891 the fam
ily moved to Alliance, where they re
sided for six years, then removing to
Central City, where they have since
resided. Mr. Erb had been a member
of the Methodist church since 1889
and was a regular attendant at all its
services whenever it was possible for
him to attend. He was a man of
strong faith and his life was a re
flection of his faith. Besides his wid
ow and son, Harry, there is an adopt
ed son, Allan, nine years of age to
mourn his departure. Mr. Erb was
the oldest of fifteen children, of
whom one brother and four sisters an
still living Andrew C. Erb, of
Clarks; Mrs. J. G. Engle, Clarks;
Mrs. H. B. Reed, Columbus; Mrs.
Henry Engle, Richland; Mrs. J. W.
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to themselves or their parents.
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COLUMBUS - NEBRASKA
Miss Kitte Costello is entertaining
Miss Minnie Meehan, of Omaha this
W. J. Walters, Charle Segelke and
O. Waters autoed to Spalding on busi
Mr. and Mrs J. Johnson, of Council
Bluffs, spent Sunday at the home of
Martin Bloedorn, making the trip in
Mrs. F. H. Peterson and children,
who have been guests of Mrs. Samuel
Munger, left Friday for their home
in Grand Island.
Mrs. Julian Oseen and son Myron,
of Lincoln, arrived Wednesday for a
two weeks' visit with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Karr.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rhodes and
daughter. Helen of Chicago, and Mrs.
C. E. Givens, of Kirkville, Missouri,
are guests at the home of Dr. and
Mrs. D. T. Martyn.
A. L. Koon walked down town yes
treday for the first time since his re
cent serious illness, which has kept
him confined to his home for a number
of weeks. He say he feels fine, but
is rather weak from his long confine
James Browner was placed under
a peace bond yesterday by Judge Rat
terman, on compaint of C. E. Jones.
Mr Jones complained that he feared
that he might suffer bodily injury at
Browner's hands and secured the bond
in the sum xf five hundred dollars.
Fred Hempleman is this week re
ceiving a visit from his sister, Mrs.
Alice Foules, and her two children,
of Denver. The brother and sister
had become separated in early child
hood, and it was not until a few
months ago that the sister found out
that she had a brother. After mak
ing the discovery, arrangements were
hastily made for a meeting, which oc
curred here Sunday evening. They
had not met since they were babes
about thirty years ago.
I. J. Lane, manager of the Nebras
ka Telephone company, who has been
in the city during the week, showed
us a coin with a history the other day.
It is a ten dollar gold piece, and
bears the date of 1845. It is made
of Australian gold, having been mint
ed three years prior to the discovery
of gold in California, and was given
to Mr. Lane's father by General Cas
sius M. Clay in 1854. Since that
time it has been kept in the Lane
family as a cherihsed keep-sake and
as a memento of the famous soldier.
The members of the committee hav
ing in charge the preparations for the
Y. M. A. C. lecture course for next
winter announce that they have ar
ranged for the program, which is an
exceptionally strong one. The course
will consist of four numbers and every
one is a gem in its class. There are
two lecture numbers, the lecturers be
ing Francis J. Heney, the great graft
prosecuter of San Francisco, who will
tell the story of the overthrow of graft
in that city, and Edward Amherst Ott,
who choses for his lecture the some
what abstract subject of "Sour
Grapes." But whatever about the
subject, the lecture itself has attract
ed large crowds of appreciative people
wherever it has been delivered. An
other number will be Montaville
Flowers the impersonator, who comes
in a Shakesperean role. A number of
Columbus people will remember Mr.
Flowers as having appeared here a
number of years ago in a reading of
"Ben Hur," at a meeting of the
North Nebraska teachers' association.
The fourth number of the course is
the Chicago Glee Club, which is now
traveling in its thirteenth year, and is
sure to prove a treat for the music
lovers of the city. The sale of season
tickets will commence before long,
and the task of selling enough of the
season tickets to insure the procuring
of this strong course is a large one.
Let us jremember that nothing is too
good for Columbus, and everybody
help to inaore its success.
Mrs,. R. S. Dickinson left Tuesday
for a several days visit in Omaha.
Eagle Cafe under new management.
Try it. W. E. Eahart, proprietor.
Frank Jodiat, of Omaha, spent the
week-end at the home of Frank Rudat.
Miss Carrie Men entretained Miss
Laura Nettfelt, of Grand Isalnd, Sun
day. A. R. McKeen of Omaha was visit
ing with friends Saturday and Sun
day. Mss Marguerite Keating, of Denver
arrived Saturday for a visit with re
latives. Mrs. Neiderheiser will leave Friday
for Kenasaw for a brief visit with
John Elliott, of Sioux City, Iowa,
spent Sunday at the home of E J.
Miss Martha Bean is enertainng
Miss Grace Mickeljohn, of Omaha
The S. S. club met with Mrs. John
Brock this afternon, at her home on
Miss Clara Weaver went to Lincon
Thursday to visit friends and to at
tend the Epworth assembly.
Mrs. Alvin Poole and children will
arrive the first of the week for a visit
at the home of G. O. Burns.
Miss Sophie Moersen returned Sat
urday evening from Crete, Nebr., af
ter a ten days visit with friends.
Miss Alica Clark, of David City,
will arrive Saturday to be a guest of
Miss Ethel Baker for a few days.
Mrs. E. H. Tiffany will entertain
the Afternoon Five Hundred club Fri
day afternoon at her suburban home.
Misses Alta Benson and Anna Pues
chel expect to go to Waterloo next
Monday for a visit with Mrs. Harris.
Miss Stella Becher returned to
her home last Friday after a weeks
visit with friends and relatives in
Miss Fay Scofield is expected home
Saturday from a visit of two weeks
with her aunt, Mrs. Hans Hanson, at
Mrs. F. H. Rusche and daughers,
Eleanor and Louise expect to go to
Fullerton Saturday to attend the
Chautauqua for a few days.
Miss Georgia Boone entertained
Misses Gladys Levine, of York, Elsie
Farnsworth, of Boone and Fannie and
Bessie Wright, of DavidCity, last week
Mrs. Dan Echols and baby daughter,
who had been the guests of relatives
here for the past two weeks, returned
to their home at Excelsior Springs,
Phil Echols spent Sunday in Fremont
returning Sunday evening, accompan
ied by Mrs. Echols, who had been
spending the past two weeks visiting
relatives in Omaha and Fremont.
Miss Hazel Studley was visiting
with her many freinds Friday she be
ing enroute to her home to Creston.
Miss Studley has attended the Nor
mal the past two months at Kearney.
Mrs. Frank Farrand, of Central
City, spent a few days in this city last
week visiting friends. She reports
Mr. Farrand as very much improved and
that at the present time he is with his
daughter, Mrs. Worden, at Ogalalla.
H. C. Wilson has been quite ill at
Hastings for the past week. He Mas
standing on the street when he was
overcome with a fainting spell, and
fell to the sidewalk, striking on his
head and cutting an ugly gash in his
skull. He is reported to be improving.
In a letter to the home folks, writ
ten from Oakdale, California, Misses
Mary and Belle Newan state that
they are having the finest of times
and will not be home until the first of
September. They also write that the
weather is very cool and it is very com
mon to see people wearing their furs.
A letter receved by N. D. Wilson
this week from his sons, Ervan and
Mryon, who are touring in Colorado
states that while driving one day re
cently, they met with an accident, in
which Ervin suffered a badly spraihed
ankle. He reports that he is able to
get about with the aid of crutches, and
will probably be laid up for several
Another business change totk place
in Columbus this week, when Carl
Schubert sold the Eagle Cafe to W.
E. Eahart. The deal had been in the
air for some time, but it was not un
til Monday that it was closed. Mr.
Eahart took possession of the place
immediatly, and looks as natural be
hind tne lunch ranter as if he had
never done anything else in his life.
Buy a Dress and well five
you one. GRAY'S Great
Loom End Sale now on.
For 15 dy. If it doa't
Your Money Back Quick
QaarU 35c Half dU Me
New Supply of Loom Ends
received at 2 1-2 cU. Gray's.
Mr. Wm. Huer was a Fremont vis
Frank Strother was in Omaha the
first of the week, on business.
Otto Kinder of Omaha was a Col
umbus caller Saturday and Sunday.
Dr. W. S. Evans entertained F. D.
Evans and W. J. Schealy, of Salt Lake
City, Monday. The gentlemen had
driven their car from Omaha to New
York, and now were enroute home
from New York in the same way.
Fred Albert, who has been in the
employ of the White Irrgation Com
pany a Shoshone, Idaho, arrived this
city yesterday morning. He does not
expect to go back to Idaho, but will
enter the State Universty in the fall.
Do not allow your kidney and blad
der trouble to develope beyond the
reach of medicine. Take Foley Kid
ney Pills. They give quick results
and stop irregularities with'surprisng
promptness. For sale by all drug
gists. Mrs. Emma A. Roberts, of Lind
say has filed a petition for a divorce
from William J. Roberts. The
grounds for the action have not been
made public The couple were marri
ed by Judge Ratterman on June 24,
last. Mr. Roberts was in the city
yesterday on business, but decined of
discuss the matter for publication.
The big feature in Columbus base
ball circles the past week was the
resignation of Manager Corbet, which
took place Monday afternon. The
board immedately elected Paul Kissel
to the position of manager, Manager
Kissel pitched the first game under
his own management, himself, the
game being a slugging match, York
getting thirteen hits and Columbus
seven. York won the game by a catch
of a long drive, caught by Hennissey
in left field when the bases were full
and this making the third out and re
tring the side. The final score in the
game was seven to six. The team
will be at home until Thursday of next
week and will then be away again for
six days, returning on August 28 for
three days only. That will be the
last time they will play at home, and
the management is very anxious to
have as large an attendance as pos
sible for all games from now on to the
end of the season. Columbus is now
in the first division, being in fourth
place, Superior still being in the lead
by a small margin over Fremont, and
Grand Island third.
Special for Saturday. Milk
fed spring chicken, 15 cents
per pound. Columbus Mer
Six Room Houso
On West 17th St.