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Remember the Falls City Chautauqua , July 21 to 31 inclusive. Arrange to be with us the entire Session.
THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE.
Vol. IV FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , JUNE 28 , 1907. Whole No. 179
One of the prettiest home
weddings that has occurred re
cently was that of Tuesday
night of this week , on JUne
25 , 1907 at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Conrad Brecht where their
second daughter , Elizabeth
Margaret , was married to
Charles Clay Davis in the pre
sence of only near relatives and
a few close friends.
Miss Brecht and Mr. Davis
assisted in receiving the guests
and at 8:80 : o'clock took their
places in a bower of simlax and
white roses where the impres
sive marriage service , using
- the ring , was read by Rev. W.
T. Oliue Ph. D. of the Method ,
est Episcopal church.
Miss Maude Davis , a sister
of the groom played softly
tluriug the cermony , Green's
"Till we Meet Again. "
The bride looked beautiful in
a gown ot white Parisian chiffon
fen over silk , elaborately trim
med with Mechlin lace. Her
shower boquet of bride roses
reached to the bottom of her
gown. The groom wore the
usual black evening dress.
After congratulations were
extended an excellent three
course supper was served in the
diniug room which was taste-
iully decorated in pink and
Mrs. Clyde Davis served
punch during the evening in
the back parlor where white
and green were used in the
decorations , potted plants and
palms being used in profusion.
During the evening Mrs.
John Tipton of Albany , Mo. , a
cousin ol the groom , sang sev
eral very pleasing selections.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Davis are
so well known to our people we
can say little to commend them
Mrs. Davis is a graduate of
the city high school and also
of the State Normal. She was
one of the successful teachers
in the Central school for three
years. She is a young lady of
very pleasing address , refined
intellegent , and holds a high
place in the esteem of hosts of
friends lor her pleasing person
ality and admirable womanly
Charlie Davis , like his wife
vas born and brought up here
nd enjoys the respects and
steem of the business and
ocial world lor his many good
qualities , his integrity and up.
' ghtness in business , his genial
, greeable manner to all he
jeets. He is the junior mem-
er of Davis fc Davis of the
i alls City News and his origin
ality and adaptability are recog
nized by all the readers of The
The happy couple were the
recipients of many beautiful and
choice gifts , tokens of the good
wishes and esteem of their
Mr. and Mrs. Davis left Tues
day night for Denver and Sail
Lake City and after a month's
trip will go to housekeeping in
this city in a house already fur
nished for them. They have
the congratulations and best
wishes of hosts of friends for
all the joys and pleasures of
this life and in the language of
the News , "May they found a
Clarence Heck of this city and
Miss Mae Jones of St. Joseph
were married Friday June 21st
in St. Joseph.
Both bride and groom are
known to a large circle of friends
here , Miss Jones having lived
icre at one time and who is i
mown to many friends who ad- ,
nire her for her pleasing ways
ind agreeable manner. The
room is associated with his
ather , ( ) . P. Ileck in the feed
and fuel business and is an en- '
: erprising , industrious young
Mr. Heck returned Saturday
: hough his wife did not accom
pany him and for a while he
as inclined to keep the matter
to himself. The marriage
probably first became known
through the St. Joseph papers
Mrs. Heck came to this city
Monday night and for the pres
ent the young people will remain -
main at the home ot the groom's
The Tribune extends congra
tulations and wishes Mr. and
Mrs. Heck long lives of happi
ness and prosperity.
A Bellowing Fourth.
A Fourth ot July as our fathers
used to make , will be held in
Holland's ParU by the L. B. T.
club and the following program
is arranged :
( > a.m.Salute , By the entire club and
100 Soda Crackers and devil chasers.
8:00 : a. m. Grand march to the ground
preceded by. Prior's dray and sonic
10:00 a. m. Flute solo Harry Jenne
"Shoe Fly. "
11:00 : a. m. Reading1 Declaration in
Concert followed by song , My Country
and an encore Yankee Doodle by male
quartette , Holland , Sandusky and
11:50 : Oration and Sack Race , Mrs.
11:52 Wheelbarrow Race , Mesdames
Wylie , MusbClman , Sandusky and
11:35 : a. m. Fancy riding and pole
vaulting , Pete Restorer and wife.
12:00 : High dive from water tower ,
Ephriam Sandusky ,
12:50 : Patriotic refreshments. Crack
ers , Baking Powder , Elijah's Manna ,
Crowing Fowls and 1776 Limburger
with Hag bouquets , Mesdames Jenne ,
Holland and Slocum , chief chef * .
1:00 : p. m. Song , 'Happy Land , '
1:25 : p. m. Greased pole stunts , San
2:00 : p. in. Grand bawl gamechildren
3:00 : p. m. Conundrums on Washing
ton and Lincoln , Mrs. Wanner , Pete
Resterer and others.
400 ; p. in. Baleen ascention , Wanner.
4:20 p.m. Grand explosion of Fire
BY OHDEH or COM.MITTKI : .
On July 1st I will begin cut
ting weeds in the streets and all
parties must have the weeds cut
upon their property and out to
the curb line within three days
thereafter , or the city will pro
ceed to cut them and the cost
will be assessed against said
property and collected the same
as other tax.
C. T. LIPPOLD ,
Emmanuel church of the Evan
gelical association will be dedi
cated next Sunday June 30th.
On Saturday evening there will
be a song service and an address
by Bishop Thomas Bowman.
The morning services at which
time the dedication sermons will
be preached will be in German
while in the afternoon when
the dedication services are held
the Bishop will conduct all the
service in English. Bish o p
Bowman is a line orator and a
wonderfully capable man and
his sermons will be well worth
hearing. Rev. John Naninga
and Rev.Manshardt.the resident
pastor , will assist the Bishop.
Special music has been pre
pared. A cordial invitation is
extended to the public.
The improvements 'continue at
the National hotel. New steps
have been built to the west porch
which has been extended and
treated to new paint.
His Deeds Live A'fter Him.
The many friends of lion.
Julius Smith will be shocked to
learn of his death which occurred
suddenly last Thursday evening *
< "or some time Mr. Smith has
been troubled witli his heart ,
i ml only last week while attend-
ng court in Falls City lie suffered
a fainting spell that worried his
riends greatly , Hovvcyer , he
lad recovered from that and was
ecling'unusually well up until
supper time of the day of his
leath. Aftersupper he arranged
the work for the next week and
conversed quite cheerfully with
lis family. He left the house ,
and walked about the yard to
lis bee hives to attend to a little
work in that connection , hut be ;
ng absent sometime his family
went to look for him finding him
ying near a hive dead.
Julius Smith was born in
Germany March 5th , 1S37. At
the age of fourteen years ' \e
emigrated to America , making
the journe } ' across the ocean in a
sailing- vessel , landing in New
Orleans. In the spring of 1852 ,
lie started northward in search
of relatives who had proceeded
liim to America , and after much
difficulty he located tlu-m in St.
Josephi Mo. , where he com
menced working on a farm.
Availing himself of whatever
advantage the winter school's
afforded him he worked and
studied until 1S56 , at which time
lie came to Richardson County
and has lived with us ever since.
In 1862 he married Rosalie
Schmitt , of Brown Count ) ' , Kan
sas , who with eight children sur
Mr. Smith has always taken
an advanced position in public
affairs and was elected to the
legislature from this county in
18 % . serving with ability and
faithfulness to his people.
It is difficult to speak of such a
man as he analytically. He has
been one of us so long , having
lived on his farm of 320 acres for
the past thirty-eight years , we are
intimately acquainted with his
life and good qualities that a
plain recital of his
life's history seems fulsome
praise. It may all be summed
up in the statement that he was
a good citizen ; in every avenue
of his life he was that. No
more beautiful home life has been
lived anywhere than that found
in his home. Kind , considerate ,
just alwaj'S and at the same
time charitable and generous.
We could ill afford to lose him.
The heritage he bequeathed his
children , not that of great riches
but rather a good name , pleas
ant memories of a gcod father
will do much towards alleviating
the grief of those who are now
bowed in sorrow.
Besides the widow Mr. Smith
leaves the f < Mowing children :
Mrs. Dan Kell , Mrs. C. William
son , Mrs. L unbert Whitney ,
Mrs. George Cade , Mrs. Frank
Martin , Mable Smith , and Isaac
Smith , as weil as two brothers
Hon. Chas. Smith , Peter Smith ,
and one sister Mrs. Chas. Poor.
To these the Tribune extends its
A large concourse of friends
attended his funeral Sunday ,
from the Gospel Union church
The dancing party given by
Dr. and Mrs. Miner at Wahl's
hall Friday evening in honor of
Mr. and Mrs Rathburu of Colum-j
bus , was a most enjoyable occa
sion. Ilaruack's orchestra fur
nished the music which was all
that could be desjred. Ruthllca-
cock and Mrs. Ilimmelreich as
sisted Mrs. Miner in receiving
and in serving delightful refresh
ments. The hall was beautifully
decorated with carnations and
ferns. Altogether it was one of
the most distinctive parties of the
season and a source of delight to
the guests. /
Mrs. Henry Meyers entertained
St. Martha's Guild at her home
North of town on Monday night
of this week. Contrary to the
usual custom refreshments were
served by Mrs. Meyers and her
( laughters. Though the even
ing was an enjoyable one the
pleasure was some what marred
by the storm which came up and
necessitated the early return of
tin- party to town.
Miss Rill Houston entertained
ast Friday afternoon with
i Kensington in honor of her
friend , Miss Florence Corruthers
of Hiawatha. Eighteen young
adies were present and aside
from the-treedlc work in evidence
some entertaining games had
been prepared. Music was fur
nished by several of those pres
ent during the afternoon.
Damtv refreshments were
served by Mrs. Houston and
Miss Rill. The afternoon was in
every way most enjoyable. Be-
idc Miss Corruthers other out of
town guests were Miss Crum ,
Montpelier , Ind. , and Miss
Davies , Tecumseh , Nebraska.
W. II. Maddox and wife enter
tained twenty guests at dinner
ast Saturday complimentary to
Mrs. Crum and daughter , Mont-
pt'lier , Ind. , and Mrs. Dietsch
ind daughter of Hastings. An
excellent three course dinner was
served which was done ample
justice by all present. The
juests appreciate the cordial
lospitality extends and report a
Mrs. Frank Lamlis entertained
with whist on. Tuesday evening
complimentary to her sister , Miss
Ray Miller of Nebraska City. Six
teen ladies were present and all
enjoyed the evening immensely.
Beside playing whist , consider
able amusement was furnished
by telling the fortunes of some of
the guests. Very dainty refresh
ments were served by the hostess
assisted by Mrs. Morton , Miss
Crum of Montpelier , Ind. , was an
out of to\vn guest present.
Mr. Will Mosiman living two
and a half miles east of town ,
planned and executed a very
clover surprise upon his wife last
Saturday evening in honor of her
birthday anniversar } ' . About
forty-five guests assembled and
all kind of games and outdoor
sports were participated in until
a very late hour. Excellent re
freshments were served during
the evening. All those present
report a splendid time.
Mrs. Will Uhlig gave a Ken
sington on Thursday afternoon
for Mrs. Harry Morrow of Hutch
ison , Kans. About twenty-five
ladies were present. The de
lightful weather added to the
general good spirits ot the guests
and the afternoon preyed in every
way an enjoyable one. Excel
lent refreshments were served
during the afternoon. Mrs.
Allen May of Salem was down to
attend the party.
Master Lloyd Wahl has sent
out invitations to a number of
his little friends inviting them to
help him celebrate his sixth
birthday anuiversay , Monday
July 1st from 2 until 5 o'clock.
Mrs. Henry Meyera entertained
a large dinner party Thursday at
her home one mile north ol town
in honor of Mrs. Crum and daugh
ter , of Indiana , and Mrs. Dietsch
and daughter , of Hastings. Cov
ers were laid for twenty-four
guests and an excellent dinner
served. Music and games were
provided for the entertainment of
the visitors and no trouble was
spared that would contribute to
the pleasure and enjoyment of
Kicked by a Horse.
Austin Grush living between
here and Salem was kicked by
a horse last Friday and his left
arm was badly fractured just
below the elbow. Dr. Boose
was called to attend him and
though the arm was in very bad
condition , it is now believe he
will recover without any per
manent injury to the member.
The Masonic lodge installed
on Monday evening officers lor
the coming year : K. P. Roberts ,
worshipfull master ; G. H. Fall-
stead , senior warden and S. H.
Bayne , junior warden.
On Tuesday at a special meet
ing the mysteries ol the third
degree were conferred upon A.
N. Cook after which light re
freshments were served. The
meetings were well attended
and all report a good time.
After Wahl's hall had been
decorated- last Friday for the
party given by Dr. and Mrs.
Miner , and the ladies had gone
to supper , some one entered and
took all theimmence quantity of
cut llowers that filled the bas
kets and vases and the cards
that had been left on the card
tables. As soon as discovered
as many llowers as could be se
cured were ordered from the
greenhouse. There is no clue
as to who the pilferers were.
Real Estate Transfers.
W. H. Fust mid wf to Win. P. Nutter
w d nil of u ! of n wi 2-MO$8,800.
Edwnnl E. Burrls tincl wf to Hurry
B. Burrls wil sj of lots 1 , 2 , 3 block 2
and 8 ft on a of lots 4 0-0 block 4 For
ney's addition , $1.
Harry B. Burris to Edward E. Burrls
wd ni lots 4-f-0 block 2 , 81.
Clinton H. Simpson and wf to E in ran
L Jorn wd lots li and 4 first addition ,
Verdon , 1100.
Emmu Faloon ) and hb to Sum'l AbloU
qcd to ej sejof ncl and wi ot swj ol
t of net 28-IM7 , $1.
Henj , P. Morgan and wf to Edwin S
Towlo wd to 40 n out of s end of e } of
swi 15-1-10 $1,800.
Chas. P. Pclbbeno and wf to C , n.
Nolle wd to nj net 27-2-17 $7,600.
John P Knight and wf to Leonlda ?
Bolejuck wd to lot block 1 and 110 ft
olT n end of out louNo 1 $800.
William B Hunt , Davenport , la. . . .20
Alrida Allen , Salem , . ' ) '
Charles C. Davis , , Palls city 32
Elizabeth M. Urecht , " 21
Homer P Shonyo , White Cloud 2.
Mary Elizabeth Arnold , " . . -.2
Married by Judge Gannon ,
Wilbur Leyda is the possessor
of a very beautiful jewel pre
bcuted him b } ' the K. of P.
grand lodge of this domain upon
his recent retirement as gram
chancellor. The emblem wil
have to be seen to be appreciate (
and Mr. Leyda is always glad to
display the gift to the friends o
the order. It is certainly ;
Mr. and Mrs. John Higgins
went to Clay Center Wednesday
called there by the serious illness
of Mrs. Higgin's son , Neal Mul
W. B. Boyd drove down from
N. B. Judd was down from
) awson Wednesday.
Miss Oddie Lapp spent Tucs-
lay with Hiawatha friends.
Ferd Harlow made a business
rip to St Joseph Wednesday.
Miss Edna Parsons of Verdon
s visiting Vcra Lord this week.
Mrs. W. S. Korncr went to
tliowatha Thursday to visit with
Dave Davies spent a few days
this week in Kansas City , return
Frank McDermond and family
arc up from Kansas City to visit
for sonic time.
Mrs. G. II Russell and Mrs.
W , B. Boyd of Salem visited Mrs.
J , S. Lord last Tuesday.
Mrs. Sarah Wylie , who has
been yisiting friends in Missouri ,
returned to this city Wednesday.
Dennis McCarty had the mis
fortune to lose a very valuable
horse last Sunday of lung fex-cr.
E. S. Norton and wife of Hum-
bold t visited their daughter , Mrs.
Dr. Wolfe a few days this week.
Miss Dora Glines is at home
after closing a successful season
as trimmer in a milliner } ' store
in' Oklahoma City.
A. J. Hinkle and family came
up from Rule Sunday tn visit Mr.
and Mrs. J. II. Miles and Mr. and
Mrs. Stephen Miles.
Mr. R. Horricks and daughter ,
Miss Margaret will leave Wed
nesday for New York to visit relatives
latives during their vacation.
Mrs. Rebecca Griblin of White
Cloud was called to this city on
Wednesday by the serious illness
of her sister , Mrs. Ada Wells.
Phil Hermes went to San Fran
cisco last Friday with the two
cars of poultry shipped there
from this place by Hermes Bros.
Col. Marion returned Monday
from a visit to friends in Abeline ,
Kans. , where his wife and daugh
ter have been for several weeks.
Miss Elizabeth Sanford has re
turned to her home in this city.
She has been employed as a trim
mer in a millinery store in Ab-
elinc , Kans.
G , J. Crook , our postmaster ,
attended the postmaster's con
vention held in Omaha the 25th
and 2f > th. He returned Thurs
Miss Maude Graham is in Chil-
licotha , Mo. , for a few days on
her way home from St- Louis
where she has been visiting for
the past three weeks. j
Mr . John Powell , Mrs. Geo.
Crum , Mrs. George Dietsch and
Miss Maddox will be the mem
bers of an auto party that will
go tp Sabetha Kans. , this even
ing to a large party given at that
place. They will return to this
city after the evening's entertain
Mrs. Dave Reavis , who has
been in Sioux City this week at
tending the wedding of her sister
Miss Philcua Yutscy , injured her
ankle severely Monday evening
by stepping from a car into a
hole in the pavement. While no
bones were broken Mrs. Reavis
requires the assistance of crutches
to move about.
Mrs. Ada Wells sustained a
stroke paralysis Wednesday
morning of this week. When
found in her home she \vas un
conscious and has remained so
ever sence. Her condition is
very serious and her life is des
paired of. LATUK Mrs. Wells
is some what better this , Thurs
day morning , and able to speak §