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From the Signal :
Chas. Gossman has this week been
hauling material with which to build
a new residence on his farm, a mile
and a half southeast of town.
Mrs. AS. J. Morris and son Joseph
arrived Monday from their home at
Brooklyn, N. Y., on a visit with her
brother and sisters, the Lynch family.
Encouraging reports have been re
ceived from the bedside if Miss
Laura Krings, who is a patient at the
Columbus hospital, she having sub
mitted to an pe rati on for appendici
tis several days ago.
We learn the vacant lot between
the Bloedorn building and P. J. Riley's
building has been purchased this week
by Diers Bros., who will at once erect
a brick building on it and open a gen
eral merchandise store. This linn
has ten stores in different parts of the
state, including one at Humphrey.
Miss Sara Mylet arrived here Sun
day from her home in Scotia for a
brief visit. Miss Mylet reports herself
and her sister Gertie enjoying health,
happiness and prosperity.
Ed Cooney, a brother of M. E., ac
companied by a neice arrived here
from Chicago Wednesday evening.
Mr. Cooney is a member of the Chi
cago police department, and is enjoy,
ing a vacation. He has visited here
several times before and made many
acquaintances who are all pleased to
Gustav Weis, the 15 year-old-son
of Mrs. Dietrich Brunken, living east
of town, met with an accident Sunday
which may cost him his life. With a
younger brother lie accompanied his
parents to Emil Schoen's, on the Ed
I'erkinson farm, two miles southeast
of town. The two boys, accompanied
by Schoen's ll-yearjold-son, went to
Shell creek. The Weis boys had, un
known to the old people, brought with
them a 22 rifle and a 32 revolver, and
of course they took them along to the
creek. In some manner which the
boys are unable or unwilling to tell,
Gustav received from the revolver a
bulletin the left side, below the ribs,
which penetrated the intestines. He
was quickly brought to town and tak
ing to Dr. Benthack's residence,
where Dr. Voss was called from Col
umbus in consultation, but it was de
cided not to probe for the bullet. The
boy is resting easy and it will be a
day or two j'et before the result can
From the Times:
Have you noticed that the law
against selling tobacco to the boys un
der 18 years of age is not respected
in Genoa? There is very little differ
ence between the tobacco bootlegger
and the whisky bootlegger. What
has become of the spring reformers
who bob up once a year and then bob
V. C. Stoddrd, of Denver, was in
the city Tuesday for the purpose of in
specting 320 acres of land north of
Genoa which he owns but never saw.
The farm was a birthday present from
his aunt a widow -who resides in
Fremont. Her husband died four
years ago leaving an estate valued at
$500,000. Several hundred acres of
land in Nance county is embraced in
Axel Anderson was circulating a
subscription paper Saturday for Mrs.
George Kretz who is in a destitute
condition. She has two small child
ren to supjKrt and claims that she is
unable to provide her little ones with
the necessities of life. She earns
SI. 50 a week working at the wash-
Our Annual Red Tag
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th.
Do Not Miss Seeing Our Prices
Saucers $l.QO per doz.
Side Dishes, $1.00 a doz.
Big Reduction on Children's China Dolls
and Entire Stock of Toys.
tub, which is all the income the fam
Although the office of coroner is not
a remunerative one, Ben Person has
the satisfaction of knowing that he is
the only candidate in the field for an
office that was originally instituted in
the year 1194. In early days, says a
writer in The Union, the coroner had
wider and more general jurisdiction
than he now enjoys. Coroners were
wont to "hold their views" not only
ujxm deaths where an investigation
was considered necessary, but also up
on various serious crimes which were
treated as occasion for the raising of
revenue for the crown. The mission
of the coroner of the state was not
alone to investigate crimes and bring
felons to justice. He superintended
the forfeiture of money and personal
property by criminals to the crown,
for the recording of which he was responsible.
From the Leader
The Misses Eliza and Mae Kenedy
departed this week for Devil Lake,
Wisconsin, where they will spend a
few weeks vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. John Reimers went
over to Iowa the last of the week, be
ing called there by an accident to a
friend. Mr. Stevenson came up from
Columbus to look after the cream sta
tion during their absence.
The Stalker hotel changed hands
this week, having been purchased by
Win. Burdict who came here a couple
of months ago with the range pedd
ling outfit. It is rumored that Stal
ker has purchased a hotel at David
Wolbach went dry last spring by a
majority of 10. The wets were not
satisfied and called for another elec-
Ition under the new law which was
pulled off last week and resulted in a
majority of 11 in favor of continuing
The Belgrade Herald solemnly an
nounces that a new cement sidewalk
has been laid in that berg across the
street connecting the saloon with the
meat market. Now will the Herald
man tell us what earthly reason there
could be for desiring sidewalk connect
ing a saloon with a meat market in
that town. If we have been correctly
informed the citizens up there make
a break for a saloon early in the
morning and remain as long as their
money and credit holds out. But
maybe the walk is for the benefit of
Mrs. E. L. Burke and children
expect to depart next Tuesday for
California to spend the summer and
will probably not return here to re
side as they will locate in Omaha
next fall. .
We understand that Earle Willard
was sandbagged and robbbed at Salt
Lake City while on his way to Cali
fornia recently. He was picked up
and carried to a hotel and when he
regained conciousness he discovered
he had been robbed of all his money
A series of unearthly noises startled
our citizens yesterday morning, which
started the rumor that some one had
stolen the keys of Hades and turned
the inmates loose. But it proved to
be a false report. The racket being
made by several auto loads of Fuller
ton people out boosting for the chau
tauqua. They were accompanied by a
preacher and proved to be a gentle
manly bunch, and the Leader resents
the remark made by a Belgrade citi
zen, who happened to be in town, that
"weather they came from hell or Ful
lerton it was all the same."
From the Gazette:
Miss May Barkalow is visiting in
Columbus this week with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Williams re-
turned to Belhvood Tuesday eveninE
On their rambles they visited wit"
Ed. Drawbaugh at Gooding, Idaho and
report Ed. doing fine and has good
crops of everything. From what we
can learn several families in this vici
nity are booked for that state in the
Mike Stemper fell from a lod a of
hay Tuesday breaking two of his ribs,
Medical aid was summoned and he is
getting along as well as can be expect
ed. Primary election day is also a
Catholic holliday. Same day there
will be a circus in Columbus. All
saloons must be closed on election
days, there fore those visiting the cir
cus on said day will find Columbus a
Mr. and Mrs. R. Fredricksen left
Bellwod Wednesday morning for
Idaho, to look over the country and
with the intention of investing in real
From the Sand:
Word was received from Mrs. W.
S. Gray who is at Walled Lake,
Michigan, that her father, Charles
Ranons, died last Tuesday morning.
Mrs. Gray left Thursday of last week
so that she arrived there in time to
see him before he died.
Merrick county has one supervisor
of whom it should be proud. A. J.
Parker came to Lone Tree without any
more clothes than Father Adam wore
when he was born. It was in 1S5G.
Ad. is still there and making good.
A few days ago he sold five acres of
land for $2,500, off from which he
kicked the coyotes in the early days.
When Ad came here he started in
teaching school, putting in six months
of his time at that tiresome job.
Then seeeing that he could not get
rich at that, he bought a pony and
chapps and went to herding cattle.
Like the wise boy he was, he saved
his money and bought a piece of land
near where Central City now is and
has lived a respectable life ever
since. He sold five acres of it the
other day at $500.00 an acre just
to show what Nebraska land is good
for. He has plenty of it left. Also,
he is supervisor of his district and is
making good on that. If you want
to see a good man, go to Central and
see Ad Parker.
Tuesday morning Elliot Lundy met
with an accident that will cause him
some pain and loss of time. He was
lifting a cement block to a fellow
workman above his head and the stone
slipped from the other's hand fell
about eight inches, catching the end
of his thumb between it and the plat
form, smashing it badly.
From the Dmocrat:
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kohl and daugh
ter and Mr. andMrs. John Eden and
two daughters who were guests of the
Nels Pederson family for several
weeks left Monday for their homes at
Kankakee, Illinois. They went by
the way of Sioux City and Peter Ped
erson went along to drive Mr. Eden's
car. There were many parties given
in honor of the guests and every eirort
made to make their visit here as
pleasant as possible.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Wolf and son
"Maynard went down to Columbus
Tuesday afternoon where they will re
main for a few weeks in an effort to
improve the condition of Maynard's
health which has not what it should
since his recent illness. Mr. andMrs.
David Thomas, parents of Mrs. Wolf,
have gone to the coast for a few
weeks trip and Mr. and Mrs. Wolf
will keep house and take care of the
Thomas home during their absence.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Goebel of Ivan
hoe, Minnesota, arrived in town Mon
day on a visit to the Richard Olmer
and Caldwell families of this place
and at Com lea. Mrs. Goebel is a
sister of Mr. Olmer and the two had
not seen each other in twenty-two
years. The coming of Mr. and Mrs.
Goebel was unexpected, and unknown
until they walked into Mr. Olmer's
house. The meeting is no doubt an
enjoyauie one. airs, uoeuei is also a
sister of Mrs. Caldwell.
- Dress Goods for Nothing
at Gray's Great Loom End
Loss of Time Means Loss of Pay.
Kidney trouble and the ills it breeds
means lost time and lost pay to many
a working man. m. uaicnt, 1214
Little Penna. St., Streator, Illinois,
was so uau irom Kiunev ami bladder
trouble that he could not work, but
he says "I took Foley Kidney Pills
for only a short time and got entirely
well and was soon able to go back to
work, and am feeling well and health
ier than before." Foley Kidney Pills
are tonic in action, quick in results
a good friend to the man or woman
who suffers from kidney ills. For!
sale by all druggists. I
Ml PAY OVER m M AN AUTOMOBILE
READ that line again. Think of it think of it seriously before you spend your money.
If you expect to buy a car you owe it to yourself to make a comparison, all we ask is
to have you see our car, ride in it and examine it, or get a catalog and compare it
with other cars. We have in the Reo 30 all the Power, Speed, quiet running and dependa
bility that you get in any 30 h. p. car. We have as handsome a car as you can buy at any
price, and we have a car as good, we offer you a car noted for endurance.
In comparing cars try and find one that uses Timken Roller Bearings and then compare
the price. The Reo is the only car sold as low as $1,000 that use these expensive bearings.
Pierce-Arrow, Kissel, Locomobile, Speedwell, Marmon and other cars of that class use Tim
ken Roller Bearings in exactly the same places that the Reo uses them front wheels, drive
shaft and rear axle. 95 per cent of the large trucks four and five tons capacity use Tim
ken Roller Bearings. We have never had a single case of trouble nor replaced a Timken
Another Important Point to Consider
is the transmission. This is a weak spot in many cars not so in the Reo, because we use a
standard 40 h. p. transmission, giving us ample strength for all emergencies. The Reo fac
tory are at present installing a number of large gear cutting machines and will, in a short
time, cut all their own gears, but at present are using Warner's transmission gears. In con
nection with this will mention that Warner gears are exactly like the ones in the Reo, from
the same factory are used in Kissel 30-50-60 h. p., Chalmers 30-40 h. p., Auburn 40 h. p.,
Overland sliding gear 40 h. p. and a number of other well known cars.
Now, consider a moment, here are cars selling at from $1,500 to $3,000, with exactly
the same transmission as the Reo and the Reo costs you $1,000. Perhaps you wonder at
the Reo having these good features that are found only in cars selling at twice its price.
Here is the reason: Taking the financial reports as given out for 1910, we find that the
E. M. F. factory paid 6 times the dividend that th Reo factory paid. Ford 2l2 times;
Chalmers 8 times; Rambler 5 times. Do you see why you have to pay more for some 30's
than for the Reo? You pay more but in actual car value don't get any more. So we say
DONT PAY OVER $1,000 FOR AN AUTOMOBILE
Buy With Both Sides of Your Dollar Buy a Reo.
The following poultry market is re
ported on Aug. !, 1911. Prices sub
ject to change:
Hens, per lb 8
Old Roosters 3
Spring Chickens, per lb 10
nutter, per lb 15-20
Kjrjjs, per dozen 13
Stocic and Okaix Makkct
Wheat, per bii 78
White corn, per bu 51
Yellow and mixed corn 51
Oats, per bu .'56
IIo-?s, ner 100 lbs 6.60-$G.75
August 11th and closes August 20th.
This is one of the oldest, largest, and
best established Chautauquas in Neb
raska. The management have always
given the people a good program, but
the Chautauqua Board think they have
a little the best talent this year they
ever had. On the program is to be
found such noted lecturers as Ex-Governor
Folk of Missouri, Chancellor
Bradford, Dr. Lynch, Allan A. Tan
ner, father AlacLorry, trie 1'auist
priest, one of the best known orators presented will begin the day's festivi
in the country. Dr. Chase, Sias, Long ties. The parade is billed as an en-
and others of National reputation as
lecturers, Sid Landon, the character
delineator, Packard, the great plat
form cartoonist, and Laurant the ma
gician. Ihen there is tne Koyal Ital
ian Guards Band This band has only
been in this country two years, and
this is their first appearance west of
Chicago. To hear this band is a
treat no one should miss. TheKillar
ney Ladies' Orchestra is another of
the great attracations that will appear
at the Chautauqua. These artists
were selected from the schools of both
America and Europe. Nowhere can
you get as much for your money as at
the Fullerton Chautauqua, in addi
tion to all this Fullerton furnishes one
of the most beautiful parks in Nebras
ka. Go to Fullerton and join the city
of tents for a ten days' vacation. If
you can not spend so much as ten days,
then look up the program and be sure
to hear and see some of the choice at
tractions. Write J. D. Barnes, Secy., for il
A special train will leave Columbus
at 8:30a. m. for the Fullerton Chau
tauqua Sunday August 13th. and 20th.
returning after the evening program.
Special attractions have been arranged
for both days.
Methodist Church Notes.
Our Sunday school begins at 10 a.
m. At 11 a. m. sermon topic is
"God Recognizes Goodness Wherever!
found." Epworth League at 7 p. m.
At 8 p. m. Chancellor Fulmer, of the
Nebraska Wesleyan university, will
speak on "Christian Education."
Make these servicse helpful by being
present and taking some active part.
Chas. W. Ray, Pastor.
SHOW DAY AT HAND.
World's Largest And Best Circus
Comes Next Tuesday,
The Adam Forepaugh and Sells
Brothers' circus will roll into town
next Tuesday, August 15, on its mile
long train. Its coming is awaited
with great interest, as it is not alone
the model circus of the world, but it
is as well the largest. It now comes
after an absence of several years with
an entire new equipment, a brand
new parade, a million-dollar menage
rie and a company of European per
formers the like of which is unprece
dented in Americian circus history.
Everything points to a banner cir
cus day and the railroads are fixing
to handle a banner crowd. Those who
expect to attend one of the two pre
fonnances to be given here will do
well to secure their seats in advance.
The down town ticket office will be
located in Pollock's Drug Store and
will be open to the public early in the;
1 , m. -
morning ot snow aay. ine prices
for reserved seats and admissions will
be the same at this office as at the re
gular ticket wagons on the show
The Ionirost and best parade ever
tirelv new affair, novel in every fea-
ture and absolutely new in construc
tion. There is no question of its
wonderful attractiveness, judging
from the report that comes from other
cities. It will be presented here ex
actly as in New York City and other
eastern points where it was received
with great praise.
In brief the startling features of
the long and varried program under
the main canvas included the mid-air j
double somersaulting automobile act,
the Ty-Bell sisters' wonderful and
thrilling "Human Butterfly" specta
cle, Capt. Webb's two troops of per
forming seals, the three best trained
herds of elephants in America, Prof.
Taylor's monkey circus, the forty fun
niest clowns in the world, the new
menagerie and a great gathering of
he best acrobats, riders, jugglers, gy
mnasts aerialists, equilibrists and hy
ppodromc contestants of Europe,
Asia and America.
This is the most popular circus in
the world, and it is the only circus
that has made complete tour of the
earth. It is as well known and as
well liked in Australia, in China or
in South America as it is in the
United States. Like a ball of rolling
snow it has gathered and gathered as
it traveled along and now brings home
to America the most remarkable as- j
semblage of foreign features ever seen
in this country. Those who attend
either of the two performances to be
given here will see everything worth
seeing in the way of circus specialties
and exhibits, and not one old thing to
connect this big show with the past.
All is newness, bigness and elabora
tion. Dr. VaUIer, Osteopath, Barber Block.
For The Week Ending Augdst 9,
LETTERS Mrs. M. BEatti, Ella
Beebe, Dr. Joe E. Gaskill, Martin
Miller, Gus. Schoneck, Russell E.
CARDS Perry Burger, Joy E.
Craig, Jacob Elmer, Mrs. A. C. Fil
ter, J. O. Goins (2), Morris Lakin,
Merl N. Musselman, Joe O'Conner,
Mrs. Lizzie Philips, Mrs. Emma
Quinn, Otto Theilen.
Parties calling for any of the above,
will please say "advertised". Wm.
A. McAllister, P. M.
Unheard of Bargains
Loom Ends at Gray's.
NOTICK TO NON'-KESIDKNT DKKXDANT
Frank Van Allen, noti ivsident defendant,
will take notice that there ison lllcin theoiilce
or tlii; Clerk or the District Court, within arid
ror Platte county. Nebraska, tin petition
airainst him or the undersigned plaintiff who
.sues to recover the sum or fit I Jt with interest
thereon at the rate or per rent per annum
from September -'nd. IWJ. as a balance due
note or .viuw. cxeeuteu iv saw ue
ffmiant to the plaintiff, on the :m day or
Said defendant is riirther notiueil that an
order or attachment has been issued against
him in said cause on the affidavit or the under
signed plaintiff, pursuant to which there has
been attached certain money or said defend
ant heretofore received on his account and
now held for his u-e by John Katlcrmau
County Judire ror I'latte county. Nebraska.
Said defendant is required to answer said
petition on or before the :th day or August.
1911. or the same will be taken as true and
judgment rendered accordingly.
NOTICK TO DKKKNUANTS.
William J. Collins. Collins, wire or said
William J. Collins, llrst or christian name un
known. John W. Martin. Nina Martin, the
unknown heirs and devisees or William J. Col
lias, deceased, the unknown heirs and de
visees or John W. Martin, deceased, the un
known heirs and devisees or Nina Martin
deceased, the unknown heirs and devisees
or Phillip; Cain, deceased, the Credit Mobi
lier ol America and Thomas C. Durant as
Trustee and his successors in trust and
each thereor will take notiee that there
is on tile against them In the District Court ror
Platte county. Nebraska, the petition or the
undersigned plaintiff, who sues to establish anil
iiuiet as aeaiust them and each thereof his
title to the East one-third or Lot Three CI) in
Block Eighty-Seven (V7) in the city of Colum
bus. Platte county. Nebraska, also to cancel
ol record a certain mortuaue on said premise
executed by John w. Martin and Nina .Martin
his wire to Philip Cain on the 13th day or Octo
ber. 1179. and recorded in Book I. Kecord of
MorttraKes for said I'latte county, at Ia;i ITS,
also to remove the cloud cast upon the plain
tiffs said title by said record and by am and
all claims of title to or lien upon said property
by said defendants or either thereor.
Said defendants are renulred to answer said
petition on or before the 4th dav or Septem
August. 1011. Plaintiff.
Michael Whitmoycr. plaintiff vs. U illiam J.
CoUins et aL defendants. No. IKO.
Now on thisHth day or August, it'll, it ap
pearini; to the court rrom the affidavits or the
plaintiff and his attorney annexed to the peti
tion herein pursuant to the provision of Sec
tion Kl or the Code of CUil Procedure und to
the plalntlfTs application for service by publi
cation pursuant to the provision or Section ..
or the Code or Civil procedure that it is neces
sary to join as defendants herein the unknown
heirs and oevisces of certain deceased per
sons, to-wit: William J. Collins, deceased.
John W. Martin, deceased, Mna Martin, de
ceased, and Philip Cain, deceased: and that
the names and residences or places of abode
r .,,. -..v.-r-i! defendants In said petition
named includim,' said heirs and devisees are
unknown to tne piainuu aim iu ms ununn.-.v
It U ordered that the plaintiff be and he here
by Is authorized to proceed against such un
known heirs anil uevisces witnoui nauuux
It is further ordered that service be made
upon all defendants herein, including such un
known heirs and devisees, by publication ror
four consecutive weeks in the Columbus Tribune-Journal,
a weekly newspaper of general
circulation in said Platte county.
By the Court. . ,
CEO. H. TIIOM A S. Judge
I hereby certify that the above is a true and
perfect copy of the order or the court in above
entitled cause. GRCENTHEK. Clerk.
By ANNA CASS. Deputy.
August e. mi.
can lesson her toil and
make her kitchen more
comfortable during the hot
summer weather by using
ELECTRIC FLAT IRONS
ELECTRIC PLATE HEATERS
ELECTRIC WASHING MACHINES
and many other labor sav
ing devices that we have
on display at our office.
The expense for operating
means nothing when com
pared to the comfort de
rived, f your lights are
dingy or your eyes weak
TUNGSTEN OR MAZOA LAMPS
The kind that make dark
corners look like day.
light, Heat and
are now arriving;. Please give
us your winter orders
Successor to Speice Coal Co.
A Cracker Dainty.
friend in the Walton News tells
visit to Wilkes county, where he-
treated to a new dish, "rabbit
gauMse." which he declared wi
fly lae." JjUoon Telegraph.
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