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THE HOME OF
There is a place, a season
and a reason for everything
This is the Place
For Every Seasonable Thing in
the Grocery Line
And there's a reason why we sell them the Quality!
Try these they'll please
Ferndell Canned Goods
Put up in the Best Rich Syrup
By Men who Know How
11th Street Grocer.
The Fall Term
will open on
Monday, Sept. 4,
at which time new classes
will he organized in all the
Business and Stenographic
branches. Write for cata
logue and special terms.
L. A. CARNAHAN, President
Dr. L. P. Carstensen, veterinarian.
Or. Vallier, Osteopath, Barber Block.
Dr. W. II. Slater, veterinary. Both
Dr. H. ,T Arnold, office on ground
floor. Meridian hotel annex.
Fancy pears at $2.25 per
crate at Echols & KumpPs.
Betterton has the ability and the
know-how in matters of sign painting.
Alice Lyons went to Omaha today
to visit for several days with her sisters.
Tin following poultry market is re
ported on Aug. 17. 11)11. Prices sub
ject to change:
Old Boosters 3
Spring Chickens, per lb 9
Butter, per lb 15-20
Kggs, per dozen 13
Stock axd Grain Mahkkt
Wheat, per bit 78
White corn, per bu 50
Yellow and mixed corn 50
Oal, per bu '.'i
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Hojrs. .r PR) lbs $G.f0$fi.75
Dr. E. II. Nauiuann. dentist.
J)r. W. R. Neumarker Office with
Dr. C. D. Evans. West side Park.
II. D. Frankfort and family have
moved into their new bungalow on
! North street this week.
Professor I. H. Britell, of Wayne,
was a Columbus visitor today, making
the trip from Wayne in his car.
Leo Schonlau and family have moved
-their household goods from Genoa,
and will make Columbus their future
home, taking up their residence at
Nineteenth and Olive streets. Mr.
Schonlau has accepted a jMisition with
T. B. Hord & Co.
Mrs. Wilkins and family, of Grand
Island, spent Tuesday at the D. C.
Kavanaugh home. They were enroute
home from a visit of several weeks
at Lake Okoboji, making the trip in
their car. Miss Eileen Kavanaugh
accompanied them home.
Eagle Cafe new manage
ment clean, fresh, up-to-date.
Drop in and give us a
THE STATES BEST PRODUCTS
TWO AEROPLANES IN DAILY FLIGHTS
LIBER ATI MILITARY BAND AND
GRAND OPERA COMPANY OF 61 PEOPLE
GREAT RACES PATTERSON SHOWS.
fireworks, night races, vaudeville.
Our Annual Red Tag
SATURDAY, ADGDST 12th.
Do Not Miss Seeing Our Prices
Heavy Hotel Plates and
Saucers $l.QO per doz.
Side Dishes, $1.00 a doz.
Big Reduction on Children's China Dolls
and Entire Stock of Toys.
Felix and Bruno Luschei drove to
Platte Center Monday, where they
have rented ground and intend to put
Bert Stevenson and wife transacted
business in Schuyler Thursday.
Fred Kluck was a county seat visi
Mrs. Henry Smith, of Shell Creek,
visited with her mother, Mrs, John
Mrs Ed Yonkie entertained a few
relatives at luncheoon Thursday.
Mrs. Fritz Settgast has been quite
poorly of late, and is under the doc
William Bell is enjoying a lay off
visiting friends at Genoa.
Mrs. Thomas Stellman took the
Tuesday for her new home at Gothen
burg, Nebraska. Mr. Steelman arid
his brother followed with their house
hold goods, stock etc., which they
shipped. Friday evening before their
departure about forty of their neigh
bors gave them a farewell surprise.
All enjoyed the music, songs and re
freshments provided, and spent an en
joyable evening after which good byes
were said and best wishes extended for
good luck in their western home.
A baby daughter arrived at the
George Rambour home Sunday.
Signs of all kinds artistcally execut
ed for all business. Ben Betterton.
Mrs. Myrtle Flaxel has recently
been granted a divorce from John C.
Flaxel, for which she sued a few
weeks ago. In the decree she is per
mitted to resume her former name of
Mrs. Myrtle McPatry.
Emil Schwartz has written home
folks that his address in the future
will be at Aurora. He and Paul
Hoppen have decided to branch out in
the theater business,". Paul staying in
charge of the Kearney house and Emil
going to Aurora, where they have pur
chased a theater.
Henry, the sixteen year old son of
Mrs. Herman Johannes, died last Sat
urday at Beatrice, where he had been
in a hospital. He had not been in
good health for some time. The body
was shipped home for burial, the fun
eral being held yesterday afternoon at
the home of his mother, being con
ducted by Rev. R. Neumarker. In
terment was made in Columbus ceme
tery. A good many of the people of any
community are always glad when they
have the opjNirtunity to help one of
their neighbors in any event open to
wide competition, especially if there
be no other competitor in the same
community. Wilmer Barnes has en
tered the big autmobile contest of the
Omaha Daily News, and will appre
ciate all the help he can get from any
of his friends in the contest. Let us
bring that grand prize to Columbus by
helping Wilmer Barnes win it.
The county board met Monday after
noon, the meeting having been calle
to arrange the levy for the various
funds for the next year. This morn
ing a resolution was presented by Su
ervisor Dasenbrock, of the Creston
district, looking to some way of secur
ing the opinion of the people of the
county in regard to the matter of se
curing a new court house. The board
this afternoon is considering the mat
ter and will probably devise some way
in which the sentiment of the eople
can be ascertained before taking up
the projtosition of calling an election,
as they wish to find the popular sen
timent without going to this exiicne.
Should the Hople appear to favor the
proposition a special election will
probably be called later.
Methodist Church Notes.
O'r Sunday school begins at 10 a.
m. All classes invited hear the ser
mon at 11 oclock; the topic will be
Our Star Differeth from Another Star
in Glory. Epworth League at 7 p.
in. Leader, A. D. Anderson. Topic
for evening sermon is The Result of
Chas. W. Ray, Pastor.
On occasions America treats Its
gypsy mouarchs with full regal iomp.
Matilda Stanley -was accorded au al
most royal funeral in 1STS at Dayton.
O., where, ten years later, another
queen was crowned with all proper
ceremonial. In England, too, gypsy
queens have received all due honor.
Esther Faa Blythe, who died In 1883,
had many members of the aristocracy
on her visiting list, and she, too, had a
regular coronation. But. on the whole,
the gypsy has not had a very good
time In England. An act of 1392, for
example, made it a felony without
benefit of clergy to be merely seen for
a month in the society of gypsies,
while for actually being a gypsy no
punishment was too severe. London
A Premium on Marriage.
In Belgium they place a premium on
marriage by allowing a married man
two votes at an election as against
the single man's one. In Madagascar
one must be a father or pay for the
ie fault. If a man Is unmarried or
childless at the age of twenty-five he
must contribute annually $3.75 to the
support of the state, and each woman
who has remained single or is child
less at twenty-four is taxed ?1.S0 per
A "Friendly Match."
I speak of a "friendly match," not
at all forgetting that dictum of the
old Scot to whom his opponent, break
ing some trivial rule, said. "I suppose
you won't claim that in a friendly
match?" "Friendly match!" was the
reply. "There's no such tiling at golf!"
Much Is done in the name of friend
ship; so are many. Excaaaf.
"" THE CYCLOPEAN EYE.
It Exists Today In Rudimentary Farm
In Man's Brain.
The Greeks were, unwittingly, very
aear an anatomical troth when they
ascribed to certain monsters called Cy
clops only one eye apiece, which was
placed in the center of their foreheads.
The cyclopean eye exists today in
the brains df men in a rudimentary
form, for in the pineal gland we find
the last vestiges of that which was
once a third eye and which looked out
Into the world, if not from the center
of the forehead, at least from very
near that point. There Is alive today a
little creature which would put to
shame the one eyed arrogance and
pride of Polyphemus and Arges and
Brontes and Steropes and all the rest
of the single eyed gentry who, In the
days of myths and myth makers, In
habited the "fair Sicilian isle."
The animal In question is a small
lizard called Calotls. Its well develop
ed third eye is situated in the top of
its head and can be easily seen
through the modified and transparent
scale which serves It as a cornea.
Many other laeertilians have this third
eye, though it is not so highly organ
ized as it is In the species just men
tioned. A tree lizard which is to be found in
the mountains of east Tennessee and
Kentucky has its-third eye well de
veloped. This little animal Is called
the "singing scorpion" by the moun
taineers. On dissection the third eye
will be found lying beneath the skin.
It has a lens, retina and optic nerve.
New York Herald.
And the Tiny Cells That Give Them
Their Brilliant Hues.
A leaf Is one of the most beautiful
things in nature, and it is very won
derful to think that it owes its lovely
color to minute little living bodies or
cells of chlorophyll. This word comes
from two Greek ones, chloros, green,
and phullon. a leaf, and is used to
describe the ordinary coloring matter
The chlorophyll cells or granules
absorb the light and heat of the sun's
rays and .in some marvelous way,
which only scientists can understand,
manufacture the sugar which is neces
sary for the life of the tree itself by
combining the carbonic acid gas of the
atmosphere with the water drawn in
by its roots. These tiny cells are vo
very small that as many as 400.000
have leen counted In a square milli
meter of the leaf of a castor oil plant,
and In order that they may come in
contact with as much sunlight as ms
slble the leaf turns slightly on its stalk
toward the sun.
If you notice the arrangement of the
leaves on a bough you will see that
nature has placed them so that they
form an almost ierfect "light screen"
aud catch all the sunshine that there
Is. If it were not for the constant
work of these little chlorophyll cells
the splendid trees In our forests would
wither and die and there would be no
green things left In the world. Lou
don Home Notes.
The Secretary Bird.
The Ionic legged South African sec
retary birds travel in pairs, male and
female. If disturbed or pursued their
pace Is about as fast as that of a run
ning horse. They seldom use their
wings and if compelled to do so can
soar to a considerable height. They
build bulky nests, and where trees are
to he had they select one fifty to a
hundred feet above the ground. Their
nests are built of sticks aud sods, lined
with grass, and measure as much as
five feet in diameter and three feet in
thickness. As a rule only two eggs are
laid. Incubation takes six weeks,
which is done by the female. The
young have to remain in their nests
several mouths before they can stand
on their long, slender legs, which are
very weak and brittle. The , ig
easily break their legs if disturled.
Old Time Theater Rowdies.
Rowdyism in London theaters was a
common occurrence in the old days, as
Is shown by the following from the
Loudon Post of Oct. 27, 171)8:
"Two men in the pit at Drury Lane
theater last night were so turbulent
and riotous during the last act of
'Henry V. that the performance was
Interrupted upward of a quarter of an
hour. The audience at last asserted
their power and turn d them disgrace
fully out of the theater. This should
always be done to crush the nice of
disgusting puppies that are a con
stant nuisance at the playhouse every
Water melons, from 10 to
35 cents. Both home grown
and imported, at Echols &
ri ll I wi4o
is something that all of us have to
seek sooner or later in our lives.
Monev crives Drotection when all
othor things fail; therefore every
one should open
A SAVINGS ACCOUNT
and prepare for the uncertainty of
the future. Our bank solicits your
account, no matter how small the
deposit may be. Start your account
with us today and make it grow.
you have the protection of the Guar
antee Fund of the State of Nebraska.
THE HOME SAVINGS BANK
G. W. PHILLIPS, Cashier
The Reece Shoe Company
Cordially invites you to call at the
opening of its new Shoe Store, on
Saturday, August 26,
and inspect its new and up-to-the-minute
line of fine Shoes, a line, without
question, of the most complete assort
ments, the most attractive styles and
the best values ever exhibited in your
city. Floral gifts and souvenirs will
be distributed among its friends
and patrons on the opening day.
In U Miiaf. 510 M 11 1
SEEING THE FAR EAST.
It Sheuld s Viewed Threugh the Si
ble and "Arabian Nights."
The best books on the east, as every
one knows, are the Bible and the "Ara
bian Nights." and yet 1 found most
travelers were saturating themselves
with suippity descriptions of monu
ments and places, with tabloids of his
tory, with technical paragraphs on ar
chitecture and the ethnic religious.
with figures about the height of this
and the length of that or condensed
statistics of exiiorts and imports and
the tonnage through the Suez canal
and dates about the Pharaohs and the
Mugbals. Xo wonder they see nothing.
know nothing, enjoy nothing and come
home bringing a few expletives, adjec
tives and photographs which can be
had for a small price in either New
York or London.
The first thing to do in going to the
east is to turn your education out on
your desk so that you can get at the
bottom of It, and there you will find
the Bible and the "Arabian Nights"
and the "Odyssey" and "Iliad" and
"Virgil" and "Herodotus" and "Xeno
phon," and you will realize what a
fool you were not to have devoted
more time to them when you were
asked to do so. Guide books can get
you to the east, but they do not get
you inside. It is temperament, not
trains, that counts. Price Collier in
Civet is an aromatic substance of
the consistence of honey and Is ob
tained from u pouch on the civet cat.
au animal from two to three feet long
and about ten or twelve Inches high.
The lcst known of animal odors is
musk, whieh is obtained from the
musk deer. China furnishes the best
quality. Twenty-five pods or sacks
are packed in oblong boxes composed
of plates of lead inclosed in a caddy
made of pasteboard. Musk is obtain
ed from Assam, Siberia, the Altai
mountains and other parts of northern
Asia. Ambergris is another animal
odor. It Is secreted in the intestines
of the spermaceti whale. A very curi
ous fact is that ambergris is only ac
cumulated by disease that is, it is
only secreted in a sick whale. It Is
very hard, of a light gray color and is
found in quantities varying from twen
ty to fifty iioonds. It is worth about
G an ounce. London Standard.
Mucilage and Gum.
"I went iuto a stationer's shop in
London one day." said au American,
"aud said to the shop assistant:
"'Do you keep mucilage?
" 'No, sir.' the young man answered.
'We try to take in all the papers, but
there are so liuiuy new ones coming
out. Still. I can order mucilage for
you, sir. Which number did you
"I learned afterward that I should
have asked for gum. They don't have
the word 'mucilage' over there in Eng
land. "But an Englishman traveliug ou
one of our railways stopped a train
boy and said:
'"Have you got any gum?
"'No; I don't use it. boss, the boy
replied In friendly fashion, 'but I can
let you have a chaw off this here
plug "Washington Star.
The eminent physician on chronic
diseases will visit our city
Wednesday, August, 30, 1911
And will be at the Thurston Hotel
until 5 p.m., one day ONLY
Dr. Potterf, president ot the stair
of the Boston Electro Medical Instit
ute, is making a tour of the state.
He will give consultation, examina
tion, and all medicines necessary to
complete a cure FREE. All parties
taking advantage of this oiler are re
quested to state to their friends the
result of the treatment.
Cures DEAFNESS by an entirely
Treats all curable cases of catarrh,
throat and lung diseases, eye and
ear, stomach, liver and kidneys,
gravel, rheumatism, paralysis, neura
lgia, nervous'and heart disease, epilep
sey, Bright's disease and diseases of
tha bladder, blood and skin diseases,
and big neck and stammering cured.
Piles and rupture cured without de
tention from business.
Asthma cured in a short time.
If you are improving under your
family physician do not take up our
valuable time. The rich and the poor
are treated al ike. Idlers and curiosity
seekers will please stay away. Our
time is valuable.
Remember NOT A.PENNY will be
charged for the medicine required to
make a cure of all taking treatment
tiiis trip. Oflice hour is 9 a. m.
Positively married ladies must be
accompanied by their husbands. Re
member the date Wednesday. August
.'10 at the Thurston Hotel Columbus
Foley Kidney Pills will check the
progress of your kidney and bladder
trouble and heal by removing the
cause. Try them. For sale by all
Kr Social Arrangements
Social life in no.UMj American cities and towns has
been made brighter by means of the local and long dis
tance lines of the Bell Telephone System.
The Bell Telephone is today serving the social need.
of the entire nation over six million telephones.
The lines of the Bell System make neighbors of us
all city and country, state and nation. Its service
reaches nearly everywhere.
W Jfik v, alL-b TaIahIiiiiia 11a
nouiaoM i oiopiiuiw uu.
C. I. MARTZ, Commercial Mgr.
An Accomplished Linguist.
"Did you learn any French while you
were in Paris?" asked Bildad, meeting
Slithers shortly after his return from
"Oh, a little," said Slithers. "Not so
very much, though. I got so I could
say cigarette in French."
"Good!" said Bildad. "What is ciga
rette in French?"
"Cigarette," said Slithers. Harper's
Taking Away From the Subject.
When Frederick Robertson of Brigh
ton, the great preacher who had writ
ten much about Tennyson's poems and
for whom the poet had a high regard,
first called upon him. "I felt," aald
Teaayson, "as if he had come to pluck
out the heart of my mystery, so I talk
ed to him about nothing but beer."
To California and the
Low One-Way Colonist Fares
September 15 to October 15, 1911
Standard Road of the West
For the First Cemer.
Young Man So Miss Ethel is your
oldest sister. Who .comes after her?
Small Brother Nobody ain't come yet,
but pa says the first fellow that cornea
can have her. Boston Transcript
Fancy California peaches,
$1.00 per crate, at Echols &
I 1 1 kQ3pIDf
Electric Block Signals
Excellent Dining Cars
"For further information relative to fares, routes,
etc., call on or address
ELLIS G. BROWN
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