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From The Deiiiwcrat:
Mat Audrew-. Huph Drake anil
Squire Follioti uvnt up to Sioux City
last Friday -wning and are putting in
a few (Jays hunting and camping up
tht Mi.wmri rivt-r.
A Jand deal of considerable note
transpired here this week when S. S.
("boat traded hi.-, half section farm
ju'-t across the line in Madison county
to lien Uphotl", of Cedar Rapids, for a
half section of Iioone county land.
We did not learn what the consideration
was on either tract of land. We un
derstand that this deal mean that Mr.
and Mrs. CpboiFwill again take up a
residence in this community, but
whether or not it means that Mr. and
Mrs. Choat will leave here, we do not
know, but we would rather believe
that it will not.
A very -ubstaiitial and line looking
iron fence ha- been erected along the
front of St. Francis cenn-tery tile past
wei k wliicli adds wonderfully to the
appearance of the place. At the en
trance a larre arch appears over the
gate upon which is attached the name
of the cemetery in large white letter.-.
With this last improvement and other
minor improvements which have been
made in the ehemetery of late. St.
Francis cuinetery presents an appear
ance which is very pleasing and it re
flects great credit on those who are
resMn-ible for the improved condition.
Norman Maclaren. a former Hum
phrey Ixiy. died on the third of this
month at the iiomenf his sister Maud"
near I'n.-peet, Montana, and the re
mains were luoiigt here and burried
beside tho-e of his father and a brother
in the Humphrey cemetery. The
cause uf the(ung man's death is said
have been tuberculosi- of the throat.
can lesson her toil and
make her kitchen more
comfortable during the hot
summer weather by using
ELECTRIC FLAT IRGNS
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. If your lights are
dingv or vour eves weak
TUNGSTEN OR MAZDA LAMPS
The kind that make dark
corners look like day.
Light, Heat and
Cold Weather Coming
And with it the need of a good heater for your home. For
the loi.g winter evenings there is nothing so comfortable as a
Radiant Home Heater
The large base of the Radiant Home affords ample capacity
for absorbing cold and impure air, thus serving the double
purpose of ventilating the room and by the increase of the
supply of oxygen in tiie stove, the fuel is completely con
sumed, thus cutting the fuel bill from 15 to 25 per cent.
The Radiant Home has an established record of ... .
33 Years Successful Experience
and has kept pace with the onward march of progress. It is
one of the few articles whose Record Guarantees its Future.
Rothleitner & Co
Norman Maclaren was born in
Humphrey within a few days of twenty
two years ago. Something like nine
years ago he accompanied his mother
to Lincoln to make their home and
after going through the city schools
at that place, he secured employment
with the Iiurlington railroad company
in Lincoln. For a few weeks prior to
leaving Humphrey Norman was an
employe of this office having made up
his mind to learn the printers trade,
but quit on account of his mother leav
ing Humphrey. On accoount of the
delicate health of Mrs Maclaren she
was unable to accompany her son to
the place of his birth and the last rest
ing place ol his body. the remains
were accmpanied byMissIsa. a sister,
and Frank and Dave, brthers of the
From the Advance:
A new paper reached our exchange
table this week under the familiar cap
tion of "The Iioone Enterprise." Its
editr is II. I). Criss, and from the ap
pearance of this sheet and the lots of
spicy news items contained therein, it
is evident that a man is behind the
paper who understands his business.
Dr. T. .1. Jones went down to Col
umbus Tuesday and returned home
with .la-. Cummings who has been in
the Columbus hospital for the past
two weeks as a result of injuries re
ceived from a fall from a windmill
tower. While Mr. Cummings is still J
in a serious condition every hope is
now entertained that he will recover
in the course of time.
The II. E. Case building on Third
streett. more familiarly known as the i
old opera house, is being torn down
this week and in its place will be
erected a new opera house. The build
ing is an old land mark and has long
'since served its davs of Usefulness,
I In the erection of a new playhouse in
St. Edward, a long felt want will be !
j filled. I'pon many occasions move
'ments have been started to build a new
i opera house here but even attempt
i has thus far failed as it is generaly
, recognized that an opera house is not
as paying an investment as it might
! be. This may be due to the fact that
l our chautauquas and lecture courses
. have set a standard with which the
ordinary road show cannot compete, j several years. The remains were
and they no longer receive the patron- brought to Genoa for interment,
age which makes a playhouse a paying , A tQwn QVer ;n Iowa has empiOVe(1
proposition. With this idea in mind, ! Rra(uates from an agricultural col
Mr. Case does not propose to depend ' . for both superjntemk.nt and j)rin.
upon the few shows and dances which , dpa, j g() acres of ,and adjoin.
may come St. Edward for the support - , :.: to teach the kids
of his house, but expects to also run
a moving picture show in the building
on such eVtnings as it is not otherwise
s SILVER GREEK. s.
From the Sand:
Will Howland and wife came up to
day from Schuyler. Will is rapidly
recovering from his recent illness.
Supervisor W. II. Campbell went
through here Tuesday on his way to
attend the Farmer's Congress at
Cincinnati. Ohio. He will aNo visit
his old home in Kentucky.
Ed Adams found a mailpouch in his
cornfield near Gardner about two
hundred feet from the track. It was
a letter sack and had been cut open and
the contents taken. No shortage has
been reported at the jostffice here,
and how the sack came to be there
will probably remain a mystery.
Eight years ago today the first issue
of the Silver Creek Sand appeared,
It was not as large as it is now. but
it was welcomed by our people and
has been very well supported consider
ing the size of our town. Silver
Creek has grown materially daring the
eight years and most of our citizens
have prospered. May we continue to
grow. .Nothing succeeds liKe success.
Gus Zipper sustained a painful in
jury to his wrist last Sunday when he
was cranking up his auombile. Gus
had spent the day in chruch and it is
hoped that his sir.s will be forgiven
and that his wrist will heal.
Jimmie Criss is baching this week,
his wife having left on Monday for a
visit with relatives at South Omaha.
She was accompanied by her grand
mother. Mrs. N. J. Raymond, who
has been visiting at the Criss home.
Alex McQueen returned last week
from a visit to his Saskatchewan,
Canada ranch. He says that owing to
the dry weather the quantity and
quality of wheat is not at the usual
limit, but that oats were fine, many
fields in that section yielding as high
as 100 bushels to the acre.
When Edward Lindquist came home
Tuesday after a visit at the Ak-Sar-Ben
and looking after his interests in
Cuncil Bluffs, he concluded that he
wanted a change of clothing. On en
tering his room at the Leeland Hotel
he missed the garments he wanted to
wear. Upon investigation he found
that an overcoat, a sackcoat and sever
al undergarments were missing, also a
Stetson hat. It is not know who the
thief was. but strong suspicions are
enterained by Mr. Lindquist and the
The contractor to whom the contract
was let to lay the new wxiter mains
was in the city Monday and informed
the Leader that he expects to begin
work the middle of the present week.
News reached this city Tueday an
nouncing the death of a sister of Mrs.
Wesley Long, who has been in the
asvlum for the insane at Beatrice for
. , , , Th ,.
tiroressve i,i.-a sureiv.
'" oucnannon. navmg resigneu nis
job as night watchman and gone to
David City to work in a meat market,
the city dads assembled and appointed
John Vaught to take his place. So if
you happen to see John sneaking
around your back door during the wee
small hours of the night don't shoot;
he is prboably locking that door you
The fire gong called the hose com
pany into action on Friday night last
to quench a fire which had started in
the old building formerly occupied by
A. M. Horton for a harness shop.
The fire evidently started in the floor
at the base of a boiler used by the
cream company. The fire had burned
through the east wall when discovered
and was shooting flames up between
the buildings, but was soonundei con
trol. As usual at similar fires the
greatest damage was done by water
j and wreckage. Max Venger, who oc-
jcupies the west half of the building as
a store house, suffered considerable
damage to his goods from water.
And the fire occured on Friday night
1 again, which causes the Leader to
suggest that the city dads appoint a
lot of extra watchmen to serve on
. Friday nights.
From the Signal :
Mrs. Ed Gogan left Sunday for an
extended visit with relatives at Ster
Mrs. Albert Duster and children left
Wednesday for a brief visit at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Dowd, at
The three-year-old child of Mr. and
Mrs. Archie Itorrow, who was under
the care of a physician the early part
of the week is now convalescing.
Charles, the seventeen-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhlen, from
the St. Anthony vicinity, who has been
under a physician's care the past ten
days, is reported much improved.
Returning from an extended visit
with relatives at Boone Iowa, and
different points in Illinois, enroute
their home at Bakerfield, California,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dyers stopped
off here last Wednesday evening for u
three weeks' visit with their many
relatives. Mrs. Dyers will be remem
dered as Miss Bay Lamb.
The H. N. Zingg family received a
message Monday appraising them of
the death of Mr. John Emanuel, a
cousin of Mrs. Zingg. at Pleasant
Valley, Dodge county, Monday after
noon. Mrs. Zingg and daughter Alice
left Tuesday to be present at the fun
eral, which occured Thursday morn
ing. Robert Pinson. our genial postmas
ter, sprung a genuine surprise on the
people of Platte Center last Sunday.
He went to Columbus on the noon
train, and if any one here knew what
he went for thev didn't tell, but when
he returned in the evening be was ac
coompanied by Mrs. Pinson, whom
with the assistance of Rev. Ray of
the Methodist church in Columbus,
he had captured. The name of the
bride was Mrs. Mary C. McCarty,
of Kenton. Ohio. Mrs. McCarty, ac
cmpanied by Miss Georgia Jones, a
friend and companion came to Colum
bus on Saturday to meet Mr. Pinson.
Upon their arrival here Sunday even
ing, they proceded to Mr. Pinson 's
home and started housekeeping at on
ce. Miss Jones will remain with them
for the present. The Signal joins all
friends in extending congratulations
and best wishes.
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From the Gazette:
Miss Bertha Flaxel of Alexis town
ship and Mr. Albert Shelby of Polk
county were united in marriage Mon
day at St. Joseph's Catholic church,
west of Bellwood. Rev. Father Bick
ert tied the nuptial knot making the
two one. The bride wore a beautiful
dress of gray silk, the groom a suit of
black. Miss. Nora Flaxel, a sister of
the bride was bridesmaid and Rudolf
Smith was groomsman. The young
couple are well known to everybody
in this community and are numbered
among our best citizens. As they
embark on their journey through life
they have the well wishes of every
body in this vicinity and in Polk coun
ty. They went to housekeeping at
once in Polk, where Shelby has been
fanning for some time. A dance was
given at the groom's home in the eve
ni"g. About fifty were present at the
A modest but very pretty wedding
that marked the culmination of a rom
ance which had its beginning in Nebr
aska years ago was solemniized yes
terday afternoon at 1 :-0. at the home
of the groom's aunt, Mrs. H. F.
Spanuch. the Rev. F. Carter olHciat
ing, when Miss Mamie Bock became
Mrs. Ora A. Brandenburg. The home
of the young people is in Bellwood,
Nebraska, but they will spend the
winter in Wallace. The grooom is a
nephew of Mrs. Spanuch and Mrs.
George Ruggles. After the cere
mony, an elaborate dinner was served,
the guests being Rev Carter, Mr. and
Mrs. Spanuch, Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Ruggless, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Pell.
Mr, and Mrs. A. L. Gorden. of Miss
oula, and Mr. and Mrs. Brandenburg.
The above we copied from the Press
Times, of Wallace, Idaho. The young
couple have the well wishes of every
body in Bellwood and surrounding
BY DUNDAS HENDERSON
Advertising Manager of the C. E. Zimmerman Co., Chicago
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Put "Punch" Into Your
When you are attacked by some one
who wants to do you bodily injury, if
you are the average American man.
you straighten out your body and give
him a straight hit from the shoulder
that lays him out a candidate for
That is called a punch.
But there are other kinds of punch.
Every kind of human action originated
by a human being may be strong or
weak according to the energy put into
it by the person. The effect of those
actions on the rest of the world, or
on any particular person, when those
actions make a deep and paralizing
impreession, is called punch. We talk
about the punch of a theatrical play,
meaning the strong permanent blow
of its action on the feaJings of the
audience. A story has princh and the
most ordinary clerk in your store can
give punch to his daily work and life
that will leave a lasting impression
on the people with whom he comes in
contact. It is punch that makes you
successful without punch you cannot
even hope to start on the road to pros
perity. Punch should enter into everv ac
From the Post:
Willie Duucey threw his wrist out
of place Saturday, while engaged in a
Joe Hoffman, Nick Thomas and
Ralph Johnson formed a party that
went to South Dakota to register for
Miss Sadie Moore, of Omaha, a
niece of Mrs. David McAuliffe arrived
Saturday evening to visit relatives and
to act as bridesmaid at the Winkler
and McAuliffe wedding.
Messers. and Mesdames William
Lewejohanand Henry Lachnit of Col
umbus, and Joe Smith of Humphrey
attended the wedding dance given in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. McAuliffe Tues
A deal was made the fore part of
the week whereby Peter Jensen sold
his livery business to Anton Hansen,
of route one. Mr. Hansen has taken
possession and expects to run the busi
ness with good accommodations.
Last Saturdav Ed. Mortensen, the
genial calrk at Lausen's. had the mis
fortune to strike his left eye. cuting
a dep gash just above with the mach
ine they use in loading salt. Ed. also
ha., a black eye to remind of the oc
casion. Tuesday morning at 8:30 at the
Holy Family church occurred the
marriage of Mrs. Maud Winkler to Mr.
David McAuliffe. The wedding was
performed by Father Clement, the
ceremony being the nuptial high mass.
The bride was handsomely gowned in
grey satin messaline and wore hat to
match. Miss Sadie Moore of Omaha,
a niece of the bride, who was brides
maid was becomingly dressed in white
messaline with lace trimmings. The
groom and his attendant, Michael
Ducey wore the conventional black.
At the conclusion of the ceremony the
bridal party were escorted to the home
of the bride's mother where an elabor
ate reception was given. Mr. and
Mrs. McAuliffe are both too well known
to need any introduction to the people
of this city. Mrs. McAuliffe is a
woman of many graces of mind and
person and has the respect and esteem
of all that know her. Mr. Mcxuliffe
is from one of our best families, and
much admired for his manly qualities.
In the evening a wedding dance was
given in their honor at the Firemen's
The dancing season is here
Remember the Owls
A Medicine that gives Confidence
Is Foley's Honey and Tar Compund.
Mrs. T. J. Adams. 522 No. Kansas
Ave.. Columbus. Kansas, writes: "For
a number of years my children have
been subject to coughs and colds. I
used Foley's Honey and Tar Compound
and found that it cured their coughs
and colds, so I keep it in the house all
the time." Refuse all substitutes.
For sale by all Druggists.
tion of vour life. If you prav, put
punch into it. If you sell goods in
your store, put punch into your sell
ing talk. Punch shows sincerity just
the same as that blow from the shoul
der on the part of the man. If you
ook a woman or a man in the face.
1 anil put punch into the arguments and
suggestions you use to sell your goods.
'you will create an impression that you '
believe in what you sell and that fact
alone goes a long way toward consum
ation of the sale.
When you look carefully over the
wiitten accounts of the men and wo
men who have made history and been
really great in all walks of life, you
will find innumerable instances of
punch, showing clearly that success
was built on it. as much as on their
Many men and women believe all
that is necessiary to secure success in
life is to conceive an idea and carry
out the actions in connection there
with along well defined rules. They
even become imitative and follow the
rules laid down by the great men and
women I have enumerated. That is
the road to failure. No matter how
good your plans are or well laid the
methods of carrying them out you
must put punch into their executing to
make them successful.
When you want to make your bus
iness a scucess. and you know that the
highest grade of salesmanship, both
inside and outside your store is neces
sarv be sure vou also allow for punch
in the execution of your plans. In I
your publicity, for instance, you ,
need punch in the salesmanship used. (
No matter what your business, you
require punch in that salesman
ship to impress your goods on the
minds the people and make them re
member you sufficntly long and earn
estly to buy. It is just the same
punch as is referred to in connectin
with the theatrical play. Unies that
play has punch it would not leave a
sufficiently good impression on the
play-goers to make them criticise it
to its advantage. Use punch then
in your advertisements. Punch home
"straight from the shoulder" into the
minds of the prospective customer
and he or she will remember you long
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CHAS. L. DICKEY
REAL ESTATE, LOANS, INSURANCE
The U! S. and Mexico Trust Co., Fiscal Agents for
The Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Ry Co.
er and more favorably than all pos
As you already know, there are four
points to a successful advertisement
that must be made operative before it
can be successful. It must capture
the attentaion of the prospective cus
tomer; it will have to create interest
in his or her mind and it must after
wards bring conviction that the goods
are what they are represented to be
and that they are needed by the pros
pect. Lastly the advertisement must
cause the actual purchase of the goods.
Any man who has studied advertis
ing closely can very easily combine all
these principles in some sort of a way,
but it requires an exprt to combine
A salesman in your store may eas
ily apply all the rules of selling to
the customer that comes in but he may
not be successful through lack of
forcefullness punch. It is the same
with an advertisement. You need
punch the appearance of forcefull
honesty and convicting power in the
wording and expression of the ad to
bring the results that you have a right
to expect from it.
It is punch that makes all the
difference between success and failure
in the advertisement of our greatest
retailers It is punch that will bring
success to you through your announce
ments aid unless you are abble to in
corj)orate punch into them you may as
well do no advertising at all.
The best way to get advertisements
that have not only the necessary punch
but that are constructed in every way
to bring results is to buy syndicated
advertising service. This service is
offered in a series of 52, one adver
tisement for each week in the year.
Each ad is supplied along with an at
tention compelling copperplate cut, the
illustration drawn by a high priced
artist. The whole series has been
consructed by an advertising expert
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In over one million homes in all sec
tions of the country, from Maine to
California-FAVORITE BASE BURNERS
are providing warmth, comfort, satisfaction, and are
saving money every day they are in use. There are
scores of such Favorite homes right here in this
town and vicinity.
If you will go into any one of them, you will be
invariably told that the Favorite saves from 2 to 3
tons of coal every year, keeping the entire house lux
uriously warm and comfortable, day and night, in
We sell Favorite Base Burners because we know they are
the best heating stoves built in point of beauty, durability,
and fuel-economy. Let us show them to you. You may as
well save three tons of coal this winter with a Favorite, and
you will get more heat and satisfaction, too.
BOYD & RAG ATZ
The Kansas City.
know doting its asp of
165 miles across thehiaom
Lower Pecos Valley in
Western Texas. This rich
undeveloped empire law
bessf tecMa to settlers aad
mvestors. Here is your
chance to buy fertile land
at opening prices before the
railroads get there. Such an
openins comes only once
in a lifetime.
LOWER PECOS VALLEY
FRUIT kt woa mmr aaa at
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lit m finer mi mm.
LOWER PECOS VALLEY
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aa acre profit
- we. Cp-$500. Om twowKmOJUonimCtf
bmer Pkoi VtJkjr. Abe oae aft dolm
get a Free Trip
aad 1 wil get the vtluUe i&fa-aukMto-rMMtaiWB.
with a national reputation who has
made success for many other mer
chants in the same position as your
self. It would be impossible to buy
those advertisements at the low price
at which they are sold from one dol
lar per week up but for the large
numbers of each kind that are sold to
thousands of retailers throughout the
country. Only one merchant in each
trade is allowed to use a service in
his own town.
The retailers here would do well to
get full particulars of this new syn
dicated advertising service from the
editor of this paper. The use of such
advertising salesmanship on paper
which may be called advertising with
punch in it is the straightest road
to advertising success.
For further particulars
write to the undersigned
or inquire at the office of
Becher, Hockenberger &
1349 Constance Street
Los Angeles, California.
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