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. " ) if VOLUME I FALLS CITY , NEBRASK- A , FRIDAY . , MARCH 25 , 1904"- " NUMBER S ,12 , . s- :
Mrs. Elza Ma.rtin.
: Mrs Elza Martin died on Wednesday -
. nesday at her home northeast of
this city , at theage.of sixty-eight
. The death of Mrs. Martin
. marks the passing of a most excellent
' cellent woman. She was a
' . . .
. woman of deep seated religious
} : " ' , convictions and the Methodist
church never produced a purer
. . . ' type of Christian character or , a
more exemplary exponent of its
teachings and virtues. From her
! girlhood she lived in an atmos-
, . . .
1 phere of Christian sanctity , and
t . . . her life was a model ot consis-
tency. In the years in which her
. husband was a mInister of the
f' } \ . . , . gospel she was his helpmeet in
- : an things spiritual as well as ma-
teiial matters. As a mother she
gave to her children a beautiful
. influence and kept undefiled the
Christian atmosphere of the home
circle. Hers was a life crowned
f by good works , wrought in the
: years of faithful service and when
. , the finger of God touched her ,
If ; , , , , . the pain was eased . , the suffering
' , .
I' . . ended and she fell into the blessed I -
, ed sleep of . those who die in the
1 The deceased was born near
t : Columbus , Ohio in August 1835.
i At the age of eleven years she
moved with her parents to Daven-
port , Ia. , and in her twelfth year
ti united with the Methodist
\ church. She was married in January -
uary 1853 to Samuel Mace mber
r I and to them two children were
i born , J. \faComber and \frs.
l' ' G. J. Crook of this city. Mr.
j 1\laco mber was killed in action
t J , j during the Civil war and in 1867
' the deceased was married to Rev
, Ehm l\'Iartin. ' They removed to
: t this county in 1869 and since that
. ! time have resided near this city
r To Rev. and lrs. Martin were
born two children , Prof. George
. . .E.Iartin of Nebraska City and
, : Miss Anna Martin of this city.
To the husband and children
I ' .
; many friends extend sympathy.
" . The funeral will be held this
; afternoon from the Methodist
t . . church.
j i . Deputy Assessors Met
" The deputy assessors met at
the court house Tuesday for the
purpose of making plans , and
\ talking over matters pertaining
to the coming : assessment. CQu tty'
Assessor Jorn was also present
as well as several members of the
county board. The meeting was
' , I not formally organized and the
deliberations consisted of general
discussion of the various topics
brought up. The new revenue
law provides for the taxing of
dogs and poultry and it was de' = :
citled to place the minimum value
of a dog at one dollar.- If you
have a dog and don't want him
get rid of him before April 1st.
There will be no discrimination
whatever in the matter of assess-
. ments and the assessors will use
every endeavor to carry out the
letter as well as the spirit of the
Franklin Precinct , March 22.
1904-Editors Tribune : It is
currently reported up here that
the present county attorney , F.
E. Martin , has tried no criminal
cases in the district court since
he came into office , but on the
contrary has dismissed every case
on the docket. How is this ?
It is further reported that he
applied to the Board of Supervisors
and obtained an : ncrease in his
s lary to $1,000. Give the facts
in your next issue.A .
A TAX PAYE12.
14' . E : Martin assumed ' the du-
ties of county attorney in January -
, uary , 1903. . The records show
that since . . that time about twenty
criminal cases have been docketed
and disposed of. There is no
record of convictions except in
one or two cases where the defendant -
fendant pleaded guilty. In sev-
eral instances the county attorney
has disposd of cases by entering
a nolle pros , or refusal to prose-
cute. He has been county attvr-
ney for a year and a half and has
neither convicted nor prosecuted
a single case in the district court
in that time. He has been paid
at the rate of one hundred dollars
each for dismissing ' cases.
On July 17th. 1903 , the county
board passed a resolution increas-
ing the salary of the comity attorney -
torney from 8800 to 81,000 per
Dr. Rcneker reports the follow-
ing new arrivals during the week :
A fine boy to Spence Foster
and wife of this city yesterday.
On Monday a girl to W. C.
Morrow and wife of Barada pre-
. .County Judge Wilhite has is-
sued the following marriage licenses -
George Belden , Dawson------------ -21
Maye Heim , Dawsonnnnnnnu19
James E. Young , Falls City _ _ - _ . _ _ _
Della R. Vaughn , Falls City -------23
Scott W. Carlisle , York , Neb. onuu23
Lillie D. Saville , Salemunnnu26
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The First district congressional
convention was held in the Audi-
torium at Lincoln on Tuesday and
the convention endorsed Harry
Lindsay for the United States
district attorneySfiip , renominat-
ed Congressman Burkett , selected
W. J. Crandall of Firth and
Frank IIelvey of Nebraska City
for national delegates , approved
C. H. Merrill for national committeeman -
mitteeman and commended John
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HON. E. ] . BURKETT
L. Webster for vice president , adjuring -
juring the delegates to nothing
inconsistent with steadfast sup-
port of President Roosevelt.
Resolutions were also passed
endorsing the administration of
the president and the congressional -
sional career of Mr. Burkett.
This was done . with remarkable
unanimity and the convention
was in session scarcely more than
thirty minutes. The delegates
were instructed to vote for Roose-
vel t. -
Ernest Pollard of Nehawka was
chairman and L. 1. Noble was
secretary. IvIr. Pollard reviewed
the national administration and
the success of republican policies
in a short speech and then the
convention was permanently or-
ganized. Mr. Burkett was nomi-
nated by acclamation and the resolutions -
olutions and endorsements were
put through without a dissenting
vote. A committee headed by
Judge Hayward presented the ,
resol u tions.
The annual meeting of the
Kansas conference vangelical
association was held at Bern ,
Kan. , last week and was a nota-
ble gathering. . Bishop Horne
presided and about sixty ministers
k ' i t } t , < f 1 . , , E
were ill attendance . At . the r
meeting 011 Sunday the' ' sum of
$1,030 was raised for missionniry
purpose. The . following were
the assignments of some of . the'
ministers well known } in l + ' the'I i I
City : . . ' 1- : . .
Rev Schnlldh to St. Joseph ;
Rev Mallshart to Falls City ; Rev . .
Zenner to Atchison ; . Rev . Klip-
hart to Leavenworth ; Rev. Rode-
walt to Camp Creek ; Rev Brandt
to Leonardville ; Rev Schuman
to Topeka ; Rev.Linge to Preston.
The Tribune has already out-
grown its original quarters arid it
has been found necessary to ex-
pand. We have rented the large
room on the second floor of the . '
Jussen building and win use the
same for a composing room. .
Some fine new machinery and 'ma-
teral will be added to the plant
in the near future. The volume
of business has far exceeded the
expectations of the founders of
the paper and the future of The
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Tribune in now assured. ,4-0.
Falls City is to have another
fraternal picnic this year and J.
H. Kleber secretary of the fra-
ternal picnic association ' informs
us that the dates decided upon
are August , 25 , 26 and 27. The
fraternal picnic has become a
permanent event in this city and
the picnic this year will be better
than ever. The Fraternal Picnic.
Assocation has called its next
meeting at the G. A. R. hall on
Monday March , 28 , at 8 o'clock
p. m. All representatives are requested -
quested to be present.
Kicked by a. Horle
The ten year old son of.Mr. :
and Mrs. James Clark who reside
near Barada was kicked by a
horse and seriously injured. The
lower jaw was fractured , all the
front teeth knocked out and he
also sustained a badly cut chin
and ip. ! Dr. Van Osdel was sent
for and dressed the wounds and
the little fellow is getting along
as well as could be expected.
A FaIls City couple recently
celebrated their pearl wedding.
How many years of married life . .
calls for a "pearl" wedding ? ,
- Honest now , Mr. Tribune editor ,
ten us. We are seeking knowl-
edge. . -Morrill : News.
The' pearl wedding celebrates
the thirtieth wedding anniversa'ry.