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Cost of Guarantee of Deposited
The cost to the State Banks for the De
positors Guarantee Fund is very great.
The protection afforded, costs you noth
ing. Secure this protection by depos
iting your money with this Bank.
Fred Moore, of Schuyler,
Sunday with Fred Schmcker.
Miss Emig, of Omaha is a guest of
Mrs. G. B. Speice this week.
Ray Hart, of Central City, spent
Monday with friends in the city,
Hugh Hell, of, Shenandoah, Iowa,
is spending the week at the home of
W. A. McAllister.
Fred Strother returned Tuesday from
Monroe, where he had been visiting
his brother Kenneth.
Mrs. C. E. Pollock left Saturday
for Denver for a visit of several
weeks with relatives.
Miss Madge Harris left Tuesday
for Omaha where she will visit
friends for a few days.
Miss .lennette .lonhson is entertian
ing a little friend this week. Miss
Alice Harne, of Omaha.
Mr. Clarke, of York, and Mrs.
Chatre, of Bellevue. spent Sunday at
the II. A. Clarke home.
Misses Ruth Clark and Belle New
man will leave Saturday for a visit
with friends at St. Edward.
Mrs. C. V. Woosley accompanied
by Misses Miller and Kell, of Norfolk,
auto'ed to Schuyler Tuesday.
Miss Alice Lyons, who has been
spending the week with friends at
Humphrey returned Sunday evening.
Rev. Meissler went to Lincoln Tues
day to attend a meeting of the mis
sion board of which he is a member.
Miss Velma Covert returned Mon
thly from Fullerton, where she had
been visiting friends and attending the
Miss Molle Richards who has been
visiting at the home of her brother
I). R. Richards, returned to her home
in Fremont Tuesday.
Miss Ella Smith returned Friday
from a visit of six weeks with frienps
and relatives at Wagner. South Dakota,
and at Rristow, Nebraska.
Miss Myrtle Olson, who has been
the guest of Miss Ruth Clark for
several days, returned to her home in
St. Edward Tuesday.
Miss Elsie .laeggi entertained a few
friends at a Lyric party Monday eve
ning in honor of Misses Peggy Cars
ten and Zee McCorkle, of Albion.
Miss Ellen Leisy, who has been on
a home-stead near Ellsworth since
March, returned Tuesday and will make
Colmubus her home in the future.
Mrs. .1. R. Geitzen. is expected
home from the west Thursday evening,
after a three months visit with friends
and relatives in Washington and Cali
ifornia. FOR SALE Six room house in
fine condition 1521 Sixteenth Street
On account of moving away property
will be sold very cheap. Mrs. C. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Timtn. of Osce
ola, accompanied by Mrs. John Jan
ings and Mrs. Frank Kersonbrock aur
toe'd to Creston Saturday to visit
their sister Mrs. W. Jackson.
of land within
2 miles of Col
umbus is offer
ed at a bottom
price for a
Mrs. Fred Sawyer entered the hos
pital Monday morning and Tuesday
underwent an operation, from which
she rallied very nicely.
Miss Jennette Johnson entertianed
ten little girl friends Tuesday after
noon in honor of her tenth birthday.
Games were played during the after
noon and a dainty lunch was served.
Miss Myrtle Scott entertained ten
little boys and girls, members of her
Sunday School class, Friday afternoon.
Games were played during the after
noon, one a guessing game in which
Freda Westbrook received a box of
candy for the best work.
Henry Hellbusch, who moved from
Grand Prairie township to Nance
county a few years ago, was killed
yesterday afternoon near his home,
west of Fullerton. He was driving a
threshing engine, and in crossing a
bridge the structre gave way. The
Tender was thrown forward on the en
gine, catching the young man and
crushing the life out of him. He
lived about an hour after the accident
Misses Mary and Belle Newman re
turned Sunday evening from a three
months tour of the west,. They ex
pressed themselves as very much pleas
ed with the country and especially the
climate, which is ideal. The young
ladies spent a month with their bro
ther D. E. Newman at Pocatello,
Idaho, then continued their journey to
Washington, spending several days at
Seattle and Spokane, From there
they went to Portland, Oregon, where
they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hil-
! ton White. Mr. and. Mrs. White are
very much in love with that country,
believing it to be even better than
Nebraska. San Francisco drew a share
of their attention, and they declare it
was the liveliest town they visited.
Although they enjoyed themselves im
mensely, the young ladies are glad to
get back to Nebraska.
Chester M. Davis, an old time prin
ter of this city, who had recently
been working at his trade in various
cities of the state, was killed in the
railroads yards near the Schroeder
mill late Saturday evening. How he
happened to be there, or what he was
there for will never be known, al
though some of the members of the
family believe that he had met with
foul play, as a watch he had been
carrying was missing. The accident
occurred about ten o'clock, and he
died about two hours later. He was
born in Putnam county, Missouri,
November 24, 1S64. Two sisters,
Mrs. Jacob Benefield, of Shenandoah.
Iowa, and Mrs. William Hixon, of
Glenwood, Iowa, and a neice, Mrs.
Stoddard, of, Shenandoah, Iowa, are
here to attend the funeral. Two
other sisters, besides his mother and
two brothers live at Seattle. His
immediate family consisted of his wife
and two sons, George and Verne Davis,
and two daughters, Mrs. Roy Miller,
of Columbus, and Mrs. William Meth
gen, of Beatrice. Funeral services
were held yesterday afternoon at the
Methodist church, with interment in
Columbus friends of the con-tract-ing
parties were much surprised to
read in the Lincoln papers today an
account of the marriage of Robert F.
Stewart, of North Platte, to Miss
Fannie Geer, of this city. The bride
needs no introduction to the people
here, as she has lived here for many
years, having been city librarian for
the past eleven years. The groom
was for two years a plumber in the
employ of Dussel & Son, and has many
friends here. The following account
of the marriage is taken from the
Lincoln Journal: Miss Fannie A
Geer of Columbus and Robert F.
Stewart of North Platte were married
last evening at 8:30 at the home of
friends, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Heater
2342 Garfield street, Rev. Rudolph
Caughey of the Westminister Presby
terian church officiating. Only a few
friends were present. Mrs. Heater
served refreshments following the
ceremony. Mr. Stewart is a merch
ant at North Platte, where they will
go at once to make their home. Mrs.
Stewart has for eleven years been the
city librarian at Columbus and has
lived practically all her ife in that
city. Her father was one of the well
.known attorneys of the state before
WINTER IS COMING
and along with it you will want COAL
for your comfort. See us about it
and you will have
SOME MONEY LEFT
after your coal is bought. Coal of all
kinds for range, furnace or heater.
T. B. Hord Grain Co.
PHONES: Independent 20G
100 feet of new garden hose for
sale cheap. Call at this office.
Miss Carrie Merz spent Sunday in
Fremont, the guest of relatives.
Miss Abbie Grady, of Schuyler, was
visiting Columbus friends Monday.
Mrs. Wood Smith returned from a
ten day's visit with relatives at Ful
lerton. Miss Hattie Seehause, of Schuyler,
spent Sunday in Columbus the guest
Miss Nolle Sullivan, of Platte Cen
ter, spent Sunday with Mrs. Alice
Miss Ethel Baker will leave today
for an extended visit with friends in
Ralph Boyd, of Norfolk, spent Sun
day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. C. Boyd.
Mrs. Sarah Brindley, of Kearney,
arrived Sunday for a visit with Mrs.
O. L. Baker.
Miss Fannie Britell, of Way'ne, will
arrive Friday to spend a few days with
Mrs. Will Kaufman will entertain
the afternoon Five Hundred club Fri
J. Ebner and Will Gruenther left
left Tuesday for a stay of several
days at St. Edward.
Misses Lulu Lueke and Vinta Nash
will go to Omaha Sunday to spend
the day with friends.
Mrs. Willaim Newman is entertain
ing her brother Mr. Bisson, of Okla
homa City. Oklahoma.
Miss Elsie Jaeggi entertained
Misses Alma and Emma Carsten. of
Albion, the last of the week.
Miss Marguerite McKelvey spent
Sunday with friend in Fullerotn and
also attended the Chautauqua.
Rev. C. W. Ray was called to Nor
folk Saturday to conduct funeral servi
ces for a former parishioner, Mrs Nel
Miss Nancy Smith who has been
visiting Miss Rose Leavy for several
days, returned to her home in Burwell
Miss Neta Worden went to Schuy
ler Tuesday to visit Miss Nola Robin
son and to attend the institute, which
is in session there.
Misses Bertha and Caroline Miller
are expected home the last oi the
week from a two weeks visit with
friends at Calmar, Iowa.
Mrs. Alfred Palm and children, of
Norfolk will arrive the last of the
week for an extended visit with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Boyd.
Mrs. Homer Saunders and baby, of
Eedgemont South Dakota, arrived the
first of the week for an extended visit
with her mother, Mrs, Julia Rasmus
sen. Miss Elsie Jaeggi, accompanied by
her guests Misses Zee McCorkle and
Peggy Carsten, of Albion, spent the
week end in Omaha the guests of Miss
C. C. Gray left Tuesday for Colo
rado Springs. Colorado to spend a few
days with Mrs. Gray and Miss Geral
dine, whj have been at the Springs
Miss Elsie Jaeggi entertained two
sorrity sisters, Misses Zee McCorkle
and Peggy Carsten, of Albion this
week, the young ladies returning to
their homes Tuesday.
Mrs. Frank Strother returned Mon
day from a six weeks tour of the west,
spending some time at the home of her
brother Fred Naylor at Stockton, and
with friends at Los Angeles.
Miss Clara Howard, of Lincoln, has
been appointed city librarian to suc
ceed Miss Fannie Geer, who has re
signed. During the past five years
Miss Howard has been librarian at
Get your meals at the new Eagle
Cafe. W. E. Eahart, proprietor.
List your farm and town property
with Chas. L. Dickey, State Bank
Judge Post leaves this afternoon
for a business visit to Chicago. He
will be absent several days.
Refreshments will be served in con
nection with the public dance at Orph
eus hall next Tuesday evening.
Dont' forget it.
Joseph Mostek drew a fine of ten
dollars and costs in police court this
week on a charge of procuring liquor
for his father, who had been for bid
den to indulge.
On compliant of Maude Crist, Dewey
Hatcher was brought into police court
Monday on a charge of using bad
language toward her children. The
evidence showed that one of her
daughters had struck the Hatcher boy
with a fire shovel on the shoulder.
In defense of his wife and daughter,
J. T. Crist addressed the court and
did so in language that the court
thought was worth about ten dollars
for contempt. This fine was later re
mitted, and the case against the boy
As a result of the primary last
week, former county Judge Robinson,
of Humphrey, was nominated as the
republican candidate for the same
office. Judge Robison was one of the
regular democratic candidates for the
nomination, but failed to receive the
nomination, and received that of the
reublicans instead and has filed an ac
ceptance. The republicans also nomi
nated Giedon Braun of Loup township,
for county suerintendent, and he has
filed an accetance for that office.
The vote for clerk of the district court
was a tie between C. M. Gruenther
and E. H. TiafTny, each receiving 81
votes, the tie being later settled by
lot, Mr. Gruenther winning the nomi
nation. He has not yet filed an ac
ceptance. Not all" the candidates for the nomi
nations for the various offices at the
John Graf, in
clerk, was high
have filed their ex
statements as yet.
his race for county
ian in the matter of
expenditures, his statement showing
that it cost him $79.50 to get the
nomination and he was followed close
ly by Shell Clark, who Jspent $77.65
to get to be second man in the run
for county treasurer, while Adolph
Luers admits that he spent $75.50 in
his campaign. Judge Hensley spent
$43.75, not including three items of
printing, the amounts of which are
not yet filled in. Otto Heuer swears
it cost him just $52. 67 to be nominat
ed for treasurer, while Louis Schwarz
spent $58.05 and W. F. Dodds$17.00
in making a vain chase after the same
prize. Louis Hied is out $52.07 as
a result of his campaign for clerk of
the district court, and Judge Thomas
spent $10.10 to get on the ticket for
judge of the same court. Judge
Robinson disposed of $60.11 in his
effort, while F. S. Lecron, who had
no oppsition for the nomianation for
superintendent, opened his heart and
his pocket-book to the extent of
$41.00. Gideon Braun was compeled
by law to pay up his filing fee of five
dollars to get on the republican ticket
for superinendent, and that was all he
spent. The same statements are
made and sworn to by Supervisors
Smith and Schure, who are candidates
for re-election. Judge Albert spent
$79.00 in the campaign for judge of
the supreme court.
I have just received a quantity of
20 year Boss Gold
in small 12 gentleman size. They
come in either open face or hunt
ing style. The movement is the
nickle, seven jewels. Will run
and keep good time a lifetime.
Ed. J. Niewohner
Jeweler and Optosetrist
fid. J. Nicwobner
L Columbus Bk
Ours is a
Steam and Furnace
Now is the Time to Provide
for the Coming Winter
Coal is cheaper at this time of
year. You can get better service
in handling now than
when the rush is on.
COHE IN AND TALK IT OVER
Geo. A. Hoagland Co.
Richard Goehriag, Mgr.
COLUMBUS - XE1JRASKA
William Heuer was a Fremont visi
tor last Sunday.
Arthur Linstrum spent Sunday with
friends at Mil ford.
Willis Summers, of Malvern, Iowa,
has been visiting friends here this
Arthur Wolf and family of Humph
rey are spending tne week at the home
of David Thomas.
Mrs. Jacob Glur Js spending the
week with her daughter, Mrs. W. W.
Ernst, at Duncan.
Miss Ida Darlow, of Omaha wll ar
rive today to be the guest of Miss
Mary Howard for a few days.
Mrs. L. H. Leavy and daughter
Miss Rose went to Omaha Tueday
evening for a several day stay.
Mrs. Odelia Patsch who had been a
patient at the hospital for several
weeks returned to her home Wednes
day. Miss Anna Boettcher who has been
a patient at St. Mary's hospital for
the past four weeks, returned to her
home last Friday.
J. W. Putnam and family were
Omaha visitors last week. They were
accompanied home by Mrs. J. T. Dol
an, who had also been visiting in the
Henry H. Jones, of Winside, was in
the city Saturday afternoon between
trains on his way to Denver. While
here he was a guest of his sister
Mrs. W. M. Mason.
M. S. Binney spent Sunday in Ful
lerton visiting his parents and attend
ing the Chautauqua. Enroute home
he stopped in Grand Island on a busi
ness trip .returning Monday.
Chris Wunderlich made a flying trip
to Denver last week, in company with
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lang, of Chica
go, who had been guests at the Wun
derlich home for several days.
Isaiah Lightner and Mrs. Charles
Lightner, of Monroe, were in the city
Saturday evening on their way home
from Richmond, Indiana, wehre they
had been attending a gathering of
Friends for the past ten days.
John "Sweeney, formerly of Lindsay,
but who for the past three months has
been living at Mitchell, was brought to
the city Saturday to enter the hospi
tas for an tpperation for appendicitis.
He is a very sick man, but his family
and friends hope for his early and com
C. E. Pollock is now president of
the state base ball league. President
Sievers left last week for a sojourn
of several weeks in California, and
before leaving called the board of di
rectors to elect a president to take his
place, and Mr. Pollock was chosen.
The offices of the state league will
not be taken from Grand Island for the
remainder of the season.
Eugene Condon, a former Columbus
business man was married at Denver
Tuesday evening of last week, to Miss
Maud E. Orr, of that city. That is
the story told in announcements rece
ived by friends of the groom living
here. Mr. Condon at one time con
ducted a stationery store here in com
pany with his sister, Mrs. Jennie
Walker. The happy couple will make
their home in Denver.
About two hundred people witnesed
the ball game between the local nests
of the Owls and the Eagles down at
the lot last Sunday. Both sides had
picked some of the very best players
in their respective organizations.
Albert Ernst and Steve Donuglas did
the twirling for the Owls with
Everett Benson behind the bat while
the Eagles' battery consisted of Dolan
and Gates, and Stovicek. At the be
ginning of the ninth inning, the score
was a tie with twelve runs each. The
Eagles drew a blank and the night
birds followed with a deciding score
by Taylor. A game will probably be
arranged for next Sunday between the
Owls and the railroad men.
Mrs. J. E. Peterson and daughter
Vergie, spent1 Sunday with relatives
at Silver Creek. They were accom
panied home by Miss Ruth Berger.
Theodore Friedhof Sr., Miss Fried
hof, Theodore Friedhof jr. and Edgar
Uilde auto'ed to Lincoln Tuesday.
Mr. Uilde will continue his journey
from there to his home in Mexico
Miss Luiu Talbot, who has been the
guest of her sister Mrs. Mullholland,
for the past week will leave this af
ternoon for her home in Wood River.
Mrs. Mullholland and children will
accompany her home for several weeks
Marriage licenses have been issued
to the following this week Fred W.
Laun and Miss Anna Laun, of Platte
Center, James Hugh and Miss Hanna
Lambrecht, of Schuyler and Wm. L.
Chenoweth and Miss Ruby Rickley of
Sophia Stach has commenced action
in district court against her husbanad
John Stach, involving the title of cer
tain real estate. She alleges that at
the time of their marriage about three
years ago. she was possessed ot tms
real estate and some personal property
and money, but thather husband has
appropriated her property and used it
in the purchase of other real estate.
She asks for the property to be ac
counted for and that she be given a
permanent alimony. The parties live
Sheriff Lachnit and County Physi
cian Neumarker were called to Monroe
last evening in response to a message
announcing the sudden death of a Mr.
Johnson. The sheriff was called in the
abence of coroner Gass from tho co
unty. The phyican made an examina
tion of the body and and decided that
he had come to his death through a
stroke of appoplexy, and on his'recom
mendation an inquest was not deem
ed necessary. Mr Johnson had lived
in the Monroe neighborhood for sever
al years and leaves a family.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Snow are now
back from their trip in the west.
Mr. Snow arrived here just in time to
see the circus parade come marching
down the street last Tuesday, whil
Mrs. Snow remained for a few days to
visit relatives in Colorado, arriving in
Col umbus 1 ater in the week. M r. S now
says in speaking of their trip that
they did not find just what they want
ed in the west. It will be remember
ed that when they left here they had
in mind one or two business proposi
tions, which they might take up, but
they have decided not to accept either
one. He says he likes southern Cali
fornia much better than he does the
far north west, but for the present
will not locate anywhere.
Mrs. W. H. King last week en
tertained her sisters, Mrs. Robert
Bowman, Mrs. N. W. Huston and
Miss Ella Wing at her home. Miss
Wing left Saturday for Glenwood,
Iowa, where she is this week deliver
ing a series of twelve lectures before
the teachers of Mills county. From
there she will go to Corning, Iowa,
to address, the woman's club, and will
then return to her home at Tipton,
Iowa where she has taught manual
training in the schools for the past six
years. Mrs. Bowman will leave in a
few days for Sioux Falls, South Dak
ota, where she will join her husband,
who has his headquarters there. Mrs.
Huston left yesterday for her home in
Manhattan, Kansas, where she is en
gaged with her husband in the publi
cation of the Manhattan Nationalist.
She is a practical newspaper woman,
and a member of the Kansas Woman's
Press Club. She has any friends here
who knew her before her marriage.
Tuesday at high noon at the home of
the bride's father William J. Rickley
occured the marriage of Miss Ruby
Ray Rickley to William L. Chenoweth.
The ceremony was performed by Rev.
Samuel Harkness, pastor of the Pres
byterian church and was witnessed on
ly by the immediate relatives and
close friends. At the sweet strains
of the Mendelsohn wedding march
played by Miss Eulalia Rickley, the
bride and groom took their places be
fore a bower of ferns and American
Beauty roses. They were preceded
by Ralph Rickley, of. Omaha, a nep
hew of the bride, who carried the ring
in an American Beauty rose. The
bride wore a white batisti, emboridered
gown and carried a shower bouquet of
bride's roses, Mrs. Chenoweth is the
youngest daughter of William J.Rick-
ely and is a Columbus girl in every
sense of the word. Having been born
in Columbus, a graduate of its high
school and having taught ten years in
its public schools. Mr. Chenoweth is
one of Columbus' popular business men,
for several years manager of the dry
goods department of Gray's depart
ment store. Mr. and Mrs. Chenoweth
left on an afternoon train for a several
weeks trip to Buffalo, and Niagara,
then down the Hudson to New York
City. After October 15 they will be
at home to their many friends at 320
West Tenth street. The out of town
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Will
Rickley and sons, of Omaha, Miss
Courtney Dale, of Omaha, Mr. Cheno
weth, of Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs.
F. Avery, of Texas.
A Good OU
We want just three minutes
of your time when you are again
troubled with Cholera, Diarrhoea
or any bowel complaint.
We will give you one dose of
Nyal's Blackberry Carminative,
free you will be so well pleased
with the result that you will re
turn for a bottle of it. You will
want to keep it in your home.
It u the mkkest aasl
relief for bowel disorders
we kaow of.
Allays irritation cleanses the
bowels before they are checked
and acts as an antiseptic It is
moderate in its action being only
slightly astringent it does not go
to extremes it acts just right in
You can give it to the little
ones with perfect safety it is all
good and good for you all and
that's why it should be in your
Two sizes 25 and 50 cents.
. T A -rcfi
Eagle Cafe under new management.
Try it. W. E. Eahart, proprietor.
Round Oak Steel Range for sale
cheap. Chas. L. Dickey, State Bank
Emil Gutzwiller is spending the
week visitng friends and relatives at
Public dance at Orpheus hall Tues
day evening, August 29. Refresh
ments will be served.
Kharkov winter wheat $1.00 per bu
shel. Simon Iossi, route 2, Colum
bus. Bell phone, Cedar 1362.
The Great Royal Italian Guards'
band will give two entertainments at
the North opera house Thursday, Aug
ust 31 afternoon and evening, under
the auspices of the Episcopal guild.
This is one of the world's greatest
bands. Don't miss this fine musical
Henry Shimek, the young man who
is charged by Mary Briggs with being
the father of her child, had his prelim
inary hearing before Judge Ratterman
last Wednesday. The court found suf
ficient cause to bind him over to the
next term of the district court under
bonds of $750.
Mrs. Michael Schaeffer died at the
hospital last Thursday. She had been
in poor health for some" time, and was
brought to the hospital a few days
before she died. The body was shipped
to her home at St. Bernard, where the
funeral took place Saturday. She
was forty-nine years old, and was a
native of Holland.
Mort Murhy. who for a number of
years waited on the trade in several
local stores, and who left here about
five years ago, has returned to Colum
bus, and accepted a position with the
Columbus Mercantile Company. He
began work in his new placeyesterday.
For the past few years he has been
living in Dawson county.
The matterof vacating H street be
tween Fifteenth and Sixteenth is still
in the hands of the committee on
streets and grades of the city council.
After the original petition had been
presented, a number of freeholders of
that part of the city filed a remonstr
ance, hut later some of them asked to
have the remonstrance rescinded.
The whole matter was then referred
back to the committee.
Notice to Grocery Patrons.
Notice is hereby given that on and
after September 4 the city delivery of
all groceries purchased from the
firms of Johnanes &Krumland, Echols
& Kurnpf, The Columbus Mercantile
Co. and E. N. Wiade will be made by
the Merchants delivery Co. There
will be four deliveries each day, with
a fifth delivery on Saturdays. Sched
ules will be distributed next week.
Read them carefully, and act accord
ingly. Two Lots
Six Room House
On West 17th St.