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THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE.
. Vol. IV FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , JANUARY i7 , 1908. Whole No 208
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Bank Cases Settled
The First National bank of
Hnmboldt has gotten rid of all
its litigation which was imposed
upon it by the Saniuelson failure
by compromising all the cases
against it. The settlement com
prehended all cases which have
not been tried as well as all cases
in which judgement has been
rendered. When court meets on
the 27th of this month the docket
will be cleared tf all bank cases.
The Tribune feels like congratu
lating all parties interested.
Home Teams Win
The basket ball games played
at the Jcnne opera house Friday
evening between the Pawnee City
and Falls City high school teams ,
proved very interesting to the
large crowd present , both games
being won by our home teams ,
the girls score being 30 to 3 and
the boys 30 to 21.
A number of friends accompan
ied the visitors to this city , and
althoughthey suffered defeat , were
loud in their praise of the hospi
tality shown them by our young
people and the splendid entertain
ment given them.
Basket ball continues to grow
in favor and each game proves
more interesting than the former ,
and we are glad to note that our
citizens are encouraging the
young people more and more by
List of Deputy Assessors.
Following is tile list of ap
pointments made by Assessor
Judd far the various- precincts of
the county :
Rule M. J. LeBlanc.
Arago Joseph Fredeiick ,
Jefferson Chas. Brecht.
Barada Gus Buchholz.
Ohio II. J. Prichard.
Liberty F. W. Ileir.eman.
Salem II. B. Stitxer.
Falls City Twp. John Jones.
Falls City City T. L. Ilim-
Muddy N.V. . Kellenmvn.
Speiser J. E. Wi&sler.
Porter IL. . Plaster.
Hnmboldt Twp , Robert Ho-
Ilumboldt City A. II. Fellers.
Nemaha S. B. Lee.
Grant M. C. Kiley.
Franklin Harmon Loenneg.
Roy II. Dunn and Miss Grace
Martin , both of Barada , were
married in this city Wednesday )
January 15th , at the Brethren
parsonage , Rev. Teeter officiat
ing. They were attended by
Win. McGowan and Hazel Dunn ,
a sister of toe groom.
Immediately after the cere
mony they returned to Barada
and an elegant supper was served
by the bride's parents , Mr. and
Mrs. C. II. Martin , only the im
mediate relatives being present.
This young couple are well and
favorably known , having grown
to manhood and womanhood in
our midst. The groom is the
junior partner of the mercantile
establishment of R. J. Dunn &
Son. Always affable and courte
ous to all , his friends are legion.
The bride , the youngest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Martin ,
is one of liarada's iairest and
most popular young ladies. They
will go to housekeeping at once
at their home in Barada.
We extend to these young people
ple our sincere congratulations
and best wishes for a haopy and
i prosperous journey through life.
Gospel meetings are in progress' '
at the Christian church. You arc
invited to attend. Subject for
Friday evening , "Conversion ,
What is It ? " Saturday evening ,
"Repentance. " Sunday morning ,
"Remission of Sins , How Ob
tained ? " Sunday evening sub
ject "Tekel , " a lecture sermon.
A. 0. U. W. Debate.
Protection Lodge No. 28 , A. O
U. W. of Falls City will have a
series of debates at their hall in ,
this city during the winter. The .
question for January 23 , is Re
solved , "That the Organization' '
of Labor has Proven itself a
Detriment to the American ;
Affirmative W. W. Urown ,
Rev. C. A. Mastin , J. 12. Leyda.
Negative V.G. Lyford , Paul
Weaver , George Reichers.
Have Come Back
Jim Powell and wife are again
residents of this city , Mrs. Powell
arriving Sunday , and Jim coming
in Monday with their car of
household goods. Mr. and Mrs.
Powell went to Gordon. Neb. ,
last spring , intending to locate
there permanently and would
have done so had not ill health
overtaken Mr. Powell , but final
ly deciding that good health was
the only thing really worth striy-
iug for , came back to Falls City ,
and sav they have come to stay.
While all are sorry to hear of
Jim's poor health , we are glad to
have them here again and know
it will not be long ere he is re
stored to his old time self.
J. S Everts Dies Suddenly.
The sad news reached this city
Wednesday , through John W.
Towle , of the sudden death of
his father-in-law , J. S. Everts ,
which occurred in Omaha that
afternoon from apoplexy' .
J. S. Everts is well known bv
most of our people , having been
identified among our foremost
business men at different times.
Coining here from the east he lo
cated on what is now known as
the Fisher farm , building "Louie-
land , " then the most beautiful
farm home in this part of the
His wife died some time ago ,
and for the past few years he had
made his home with his daughter
Up to the time of going to
press we were unable to get any
of the real facts concerning his
death or the arrangements for
A New Firm.
A new firm has been launched
in this city , whose business card
reads Falloon & Cain , Collectors.
The linn is composed of E. V.
Falloon and J. B. Cain , two
young men ol our city , who are
still in school but will conduct
their business out of school
hours. Their office is up stairs
the second stairway north of the
post office , where they will be
pleased to receive anyone having
collections to make. Both are
energetic young men and have
started out in a way that is sure
to redound to their credit. It is
a good business and we wish
them every success.
Visited Our Library
Miss Charlotte Templeton of
the State Library Commission , in
company with Mrs. Crawiord ,
librarian of Ilumboldt , spent a
short time in this city the first of
the week. The library at Ilum
boldt is being reorganized , and this | i
visit by these ladies was made for
the purpose of visiting our library
and in company with our librar
ian , Miss Spencer , spent several j i '
hours studying the methods used |
here and which have given this ,
institution the reputation of be
ing one oi the best conducted in I
the state. The ladies returned ! j
to their homes much pleased and I I
greatly benefitted by what they
had seen and learned. ! < '
WinBoose was called to St. I
Joe Wednesday evening by a tel !
egram announcing the sudden '
death of his son , Lewis. '
Society News. |
Miss Grace Iloppe was hostess ,
to the T. B. club Wednesday
evening. About thirty guests j
were present and all report a
most delightful time. Rav Stew
art of Hiawatha , and Miss Truel j
Johnston of Nebraska City were
out of town guests.
The Woman's Auxiliary of the
Episcopal church met with Mrs.
T. L. Ilimmelreich Monday eve
ning. Roll call was responded to
by quotations from the Psalms.
The lesson. Japan , with Rev.
Neide as leader , proved both in
structive and enjoyable , to the
members present. T h e next
meeting will be the second Mon
day in February , and a most cor
dial invitation is extend to all.
Mr. A. W. Cross presents Mr.
Edmund Carroll in Mr. Walker
Whiteside's great comedy success
"We Are King" at the Gehling ,
Saturday. Jan.18th. For a num
ber of years Mr. Carroll played
leads and characters in Mr. White-
side's productions , making such
favorable impressions with the
public that last season , Mr. Cross
decided to present him in this
successful comedy , a play that
gives him ample scope for his un
limited talents. Mr. Carroll will
be supported by an exceptionally
Miss Myrtle Ramel was hostess
to the following young ladies at
a house party at her home in
this city the first of the week :
Mrs.V. . E. Hunt , Davenport ,
la. , Mrs. R. B Waller , Dor
chester , Neb. , Miss Stella
Wheeler. University Place , and
Misses Lila and Irene Spurlock ,
Benlah and Mar } ' Russell , JJula
McCool and Orrie French of
Salem. The affair was in honor
of Mrs. R. B. Waller and Miss
Stella Wheeler and was most
enjoyable. On Monday evening
the above ladies made up a
theatre parly that witnessed
Mr. and Mrs. CF. . Cain have
issued cards announcing the
marriage of their daughter , Sue
Lettie , to Dr. Adelbert Otto von
Oven , which took place at
Bozeman , Mont. , on Thursday ,
January ) th. We are not pre
pared to give any particulars of
the important eyent and can only
say that the bride was raised in
Falls City and was one of our
brightest and most popular
young ladies , and her many
friends here wish her a long life
of unalloyed happiness. As to
the groom , he is the leading
dentist of Bozeman , and must be
a gentleman in every sense of
the word , otherwise he would
not have won this prize. The
happy couple are now on a tour
through the west and will be at
home to their friends at Boze
man after February Oth.
Notwithstanding the stormy
weather Wednesday evening , a
large crowd was in attendance at
the lea given by the ladies of the
Episcopal church at the home of
Mrs. Ilimmelreich , about $10 be
ing realized. i
Mrs Dr. M. L. Wilson enter- j
taintd a few friends at whist ;
Tuesday evening. There were !
guests for three tables and a de j
lightful time was had. At the i I
'close of the game dainty lunch ,
The drainage board lias been I
in session all week hearing evi- '
deuce and objections as to the location - | [
cation of the ditch. [
Next Sunday morning at the' i
Brethren church Rev. Teeter' '
will preach on the subject , ' 'The
Foundation of Character. " His
'evening subject will be "Before
the Looking Glass. "
Tired of Life
Thomas Malone a man about
tO years of ane committed suicide
in this city Sunday afternoon ,
January l2th at about 3:30 : o'clock
by shooting himself in the head
with a revolver. Deceased was
not a resident of thisdty but had
formerly made his home on a
farm near Dawson , where he was
employed as a farm hand , lie
made frequent visits here how
ever. and at this time had been
around town for about two weeks. .
Lately he had been staying nights
with Georue Minnie ! : , and it was
in the yard at the hitter's home
that he committed the deed. He
was alone at the lime but the
shooting was witnessed by sev
eral persons on the street.
The man was taken to the Na
tional hotel and given all the at
tention possible , but he died at 7
o'clock without ever regaining
consciousness. The cause of the
rash act is not known but it is
presumably due to despondency ,
as he had been drnking heavily
for some time. A deposit slip
forSlOO on the Rule bank w s
found on his person.
A coroner's inquest was held
Monday forenoon , t h e jurors
agreeing that deceased had come
to his death by a pistol shot in-
llicted by hisjown hand with sui
The body was retained at the
Rcavis & Abbey undertaking
rooms until word could be receiv
ed from relatives. A brother
was located at Beatly , Kan. , and
immediately upon hearing of his
brother's sad ending , ordered the
body sent to him for burial which
Mrs. John Holt Injured by Fall.
As the result of a fall Mrs. J.
W. Holt is now suffering from a
broken nose and other bruises.
Tuesday night as she was en
tering the bath room she became
suddenly ill and fell over striking
on the bath tub with the above
results. 'Mr- Holt heard the fall ,
and upon investigation found his
wife in an unconscious condition.
She is still under the care of a
physician and quite ill.
. t * .
New Board of Supervisors.
The newly elected members of
the board of superyisors met on
Tuesday evening for the purpose
of organization. W. J. McCray
nominated John Hinton as per
manent chairman , and on motion
of Xoellcr the nomination was
made by acclamation , and Mr.
Hinton was ? made chairman for
the ensuing year by the unani
mous vote of the board.
One Wednesday morning the
chairman announced the follow
ing committees :
Grounds and Buildings Henry
Fritz , Charley Xoeller.
Bridges- . O. Stalder , W. J.
McCray , Henry Frit/ .
Claims- . J. McCray , Henry
Siemering , jr. , J. O. Stalder.
Revenue and Taxation Joseph
Glasser , Charles Xoeller , Henry
Siemering , jr.
Supplies W. J. McCray , Hen
ry Fritz , Joe Glasser.
Printing-- Henry Siemering , jr ,
J. O. Stalder , Henry Fritz.
Settlement with County Offi
cers Charles Xoellers , Joseph
Glasser , J. O. Stalder.
On motion of W. J. McCray the
chairman was made a member of
the committee on grounds and
The Electric Theatre
On Friday , Jan. 17 , at 7 o'clock
and on Saturday , Jan. IS. at 4:30 :
'and 7:30 : , will sho.v The Bandit
King , Rogues Trick , Foxy Hoboes
and When We Were Boys , illus
trated song. Over 2000 feet of
film. Admission , adults lOc ;
How IK Ar WM M it. Props.
Mrs. Rosalie Godfirnou died
at her home in this city Satur
day , January 11 , 1'jOH , aged 72
, -1 months and -I days.
Deceased was born July 7 ,
1 1.HI5H , in Ghent , Belgium , where
she lived until about U ! years
of age , when she came with her
! parents to America. After a few
years her parents died , and be
ing left on her own resources ,
acted as interpreter for persons
crossing the ocean , making the
trip seven times. She enjoyed
the distinction of having at one
time been maid of honor to the
Princess Mural and went with
her to the courts of France ,
England. Belgium and Italy.
She was married in Brussels ,
Belgium , October 2-1 , 18755. To
this union two children were
born , Mrs. Fernando Keim and
Louis Godfirnon , both living in
this city. Her husband preced
ed her to the grave only a few
years ago. In 1870 , she with
her husband and daughter came
to Falls City and had resided
here continuously until her
Her's was an eventful life ,
made up as it was of more than
the usual experiences of the
ordinary person , it was always
a great pleasure for her friends
to listen to her pleasant remi
niscences of the trips across the
water , and this , together with
her friendly manner , made her
a welcome guest In any home
among her wide circle of friends.
She had been in poor health
for about three years , and a
great sufferer , but through it all
bore her burdens with a true
The funeral was conducted
from the Episcopal church Mon
day afternoon , Rev. G. L. Neide
officiating , using the beautiful
burial service of that church ,
in which failli she died. Inter
ment was in the Steele
All unite in extending sympa
thy to the bereaved son and
daughter , who have nothing
now but the memory of a loving
mother , and the hope of that
reunion which is promised t $
the faithful in the great beyond ?
Lewis Andrew Boose , son of
Mr. and Mrs. WinBoose of this
city , died in St. Joe , Mo. , Wednes
day , January 15 , 1'JOS. aged 3' )
years , 3 months and 12 days.
The remains were brought to
this city yesterday and the funer
al will be conducted from the
Presbyterian church this after
noon , January 17th , at 2:30. :
The Electric Theatre
Special for school children on
Saturday afternoon at 4:30 : , we
will show The Bandit King , Foxy
Hoboes , Rogues Tricks and When
We Were Boys , illustrated song.
Over 2000 feet of film. Admis
sion 5c. Same program at 7:30 :
admission 5 and lOc.
BOWKK & WAI.I.KH. Props.
Charles P. Stump , -a former
merchant of Straussville.but now
j doing duty in the Matthews
istore , is a new subscriber this
| Walter Thomas , son of Mr.
i and Mrs. E. W. Thomas , was in
! Falls City , Tuesday , representing
some elients before the drainage
hearing. Mr. Thomas is the
I junior member of the firm of
. ConnelliV Thomas of Omaha ,
land is rapidly forging to the
front as a lawyer , in which pro
fession his father was such an
* - -
Fred Sebold was transacting
business in Ilumboldt and Dawson -
son this week.
Mock Political Convention.
A mock political convention
was held by the Parliamentary
class of the Falls City High
School lasl Friday evening.
Hlaine Voder called the meet
ing to order and at his sugges
tion Vergil Falloon was chosen
permanent chairman , and Ruth
The convention at once got
down to business , Blaine Voder
representing the reform wing
of the party , in an eloquent
speech nominated the Hon.
Edgar Schock , a graduate of
Yale College , a distinguished
jurist , an able statesman and
friend of the common people ,
for first place on the ticket. Mr.
Schock 's eligibility under the
constitution was called in ques
tion , the opposing faction
claiming that he was foreign
born. A Ily leaf of an old Bible
was produced in evidence to
show that Mr. Schock was born
This was proved a forgery ,
and acted as a boomerang on
Mr. Schock had a plurality on
the first ballot , and the second
ballot gave him a decided
Miss Mable Poteet was unani
mously chosen for his running
mate , and the ticket reads :
For President , Mr. Edgar
Schock , L.L. D. ; for Vice Pres
ident , Miss Mable Poteet.
Mrs- . James Gniliuin Is on the sick
John Conn of Ponder WH * In town
Gcorjro Arnold miulo a biiMne.si trip
to Soneii ; : la t week.
Thomas Murphy of IJaw.-on was on
our streets Monday.
Emmet Glea on of Ilulo vlsilud hero
Tuesday with friends.
Henry Kuker anil family vislLcd A.
C. Stoinhrinh Sunday.
Horn To ( iist Jorn and wife on
Saturday , Doc. 11 , n girl.
Otto Liet/k" liiifl purchased n new
gasoline engine this weok.
A. O. Stntnuriiik took a load of pro-
( l c to Kails City Friday.
J. M. tephenson of Fairmont visited
his hrothiT hero last week.
J. K. Stophcnon of Falls City spent.
Friday with h's ' futlii'r lu'i't' .
Guy Lichty and lfe and Mr * . Quiiin
were hhopplng lion1 Moixhu.
( Ji'ortro Pruy.ue visited this wool ? with
their daughter near Ilumboldt.
Fulton Peter * ha * fcoveri'd discon
nection with the butcher chop.
Philip Murk * and family of Oregon ,
Mo , arc vlbiting relatives here.
Dr. Stonur reports a now hey at , the
home of Jiieob Hlrdhley on * Jan. I ) .
Mabel and Vesta S.illors are veiling
their sinter who lives nisar Dawson.
J. VV. Tillrr-un and wife ol Rockport ,
Mo. , arc visiting ( its parents hero.
Mrs. Clyde llurpor and sister of
Dawton were visitors here Saturday.
Fred Siwnerlng and wife are visit
ing this wt'GK in Wymoro with her
Hev. Walden of Forest City , Mo. ,
was here lad week abating In revival
Snrmiin who has licon vlpltlng
her brother * family at Armour return
MihLottlu Liuigdon returned Sat-
j urday from a vi 'n with relatives In
' Kan hue City.
Mrs. . Lehi Mitvlitll returned Satnr-
I day from n vi'ii iv.ih her parents at
| Abilene , Kan.
, Nick Xiglor brought a load of house
hold goods. from Ilulo fur Frank Fort-
! nor one day last weed.
Mrs. Nellie Pciers who has been
i visiting relative * in KHIHIICit. . \ or u
. couple olvnoks returned homo Filday.
Carl Voltmer of Huekpurt , M'1. , Is
j moving onto the R J.Dunn farm where
1 he e.\ poets to live the eoniing f-em-oii.
The first meeting of the Harada Ly-
cuem on Tuesday wa well attemied
' and a need program rendered. Kvorv
' thing buK fiur to PUI-IM ; .
While riding Unt week Mn * . Ann
Delong was the victim of an ucuMent.
' The wnguo wu upset ami the sustained
a dislocated * -hotider ) .uui a fractured
collar bone 1'bc wo-ind wu * drecscd
and * lie -6 ecu ng nujy