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COMMENTS ON A FEW OF THE
The Following Arc Among The Best
To Appear During The
DKNTON C. CKOWI , .
lectures o f
Sain u e 1 P.
Jones , in
voice , man
ner , style ,
pathos , fun and good hard sense.
Mr. Growl is the only person who
ever received permission from
Sam Jones to use any or all of his
lectures or sermons. This enter-
taimnent will be unique as well
as most pleasing. Mr. Growl will
appear on August 11.
PKOK. M. I. . BOSIAN.
Pro f. TU
The Midland Jubilee Singers
will furnish music for Saturday ,
August 8 , Farm Day. They will
giyc a concert both afternoon and
evening , which will be high class
in every respect. These singers
are a great favorite at Chautau-
qua gatherings , and never fail to
HON. j. G. CAMP.
Hon. J. li.
Camp , who
will be a
August 13th ,
is an ex -
mem b e r o f
the legi s 1 a-
L. Boman of
lege i s o n e
ot the very
best speak ,
e r s in his
line , and is
sure to be
a drawing card ior farm day ,
August 8. He will visit the lo
cal cornfields before the lecture ,
and after studying the stands of
corn , the insects , pests and dis
eases and the methods of farm
management , will give an ad
dress , which should be heard by
every farmer in this section.
ture of Geor
gia , and is highly recommended
by both press and public as an
orator and educator. He has
been styled "The Orator of The
South. " and in the past four years
has delivered more than 1000 lec
War Against Consumption.
All nations arc endeavoring to check
tbe ravages of consumption , the "white
plague , " that claims BO many victims
each year , Foley'a Honey and Tar
cures coughs and coldb perfectly and
you are in no danger of consumption.
Do not risk your health by taking some
unknown preparation when Foley e
Honey and Tar is safe and certain in
results. Kerr's pharmacy.
Files are easily and quickly checked
with Dr. Shoop'e Magic Ointment. To
prove it 1 will mall a small trial box as
a convincing test. Simply address Dr.
Sheep , Racine , Wls. I surely would
not send it free unless I was certain
that Dr. Shoop'g Magic Ointment would
stand tbe test. Remember it is made
expressly and alone for swollen , pain
ful , bleeding or itching plies , either ex
ternal or Internal. Large jar 50c. Sold
by all dealers.
CHINAMEN AS RUG MAKERS
Their Product , Long Known In East
ern Market , Is Now Uclng
Chinnincii ns rug makers nro now
( o the western world but not to the
eastern. In Taking more than 1,000
persons arc employed in the produc
tion of rugs of all kinds of material ,
silk , sheep's wool , camel's wool , felt ,
jute , hemp , ynk hair , and oven.tho
hair of the cow. The industry re
cently has been mlrouced in several
of the industrial schools for the em
ployment of the poor. The sillc car
pets are like those from India , Tur-
kdy or Tersia so far as colors and
quality of material arc concerned ,
but they are vastly different in de
sign , unless a pattern from abroad
has been submitted for copying. The
foreign designs are faithfully repro
duced when furnished. The wool
rugs are used throughout China ,
Japan and the orient. They are also
exported to Europe. The popular
Chinese patterns for carpets * are
floral , geometrical and dragon do-
signs. The carpets are fully half an
inch thick. The Chinese carpet in
dustry originated in saddle cloths
and trappings made for horses used
in processions and by Chinese of
high rank , developing into the rug
and carpet crafts on the advent of
the foreigner. The saddle blankets
still are used and often are highly
finished in the most elaborate de
signs and patterns.
THE MATHEMATICAL MIND.
A literary worker who wished to
do a large amount of reading by
proxy advertised for an assistant
capable of digesting the contents of
a treineittlous quantity bf books in a
very short while. "While weighing
each applicant's qualifications for
rapid , assimilative reading he in *
quired carefully into his mathemat
ical acquirements. Finally he chose
the man who was most skillful at
untangling arithmetical problems.
"On the surface that seems an uu-
iccessary accomplishment in this
case , " he said , "but experience has
taught me that anybody who is ex
pert in figures can read any kind of
iterature put before him with great
er accuracy and speed than tbe per
son lacking in mathematical acu
IN THE BRITISH ARMY.
Among those offering to enlist in
the army last year it was found that
27,921 unskilled men came forward ,
against i3,02 ; skilled tradesmen , in
addition to 15,2315 men classified
separately , such as fishermen , boat
men , stewards , barmen and clerks.
About one-fourth of each category
was rejected , the unskilled having a
slight advantage in the numbers
passing. In the army Englishmen
predominate ; there are 178,240 ,
against 3,588 Welshmen , 18,129
Scotsmen , 22,830 Irishmen , 9,014
Colonials and 25 aliens. Westmin
ster ( Eng. ) Gazette.
The "Alpine Journal" contains a
full account of the recent ascent of
Kabru , near Darjeeling , by two Nor
wegian climbers , Messrs. Monrad-
Aas and liubonson. Tbe height of
the peak , according to the Indian
survey measurements , is 24,015 feet.
The oncoming of darkness turned
the climbers back before they could
quite reach the top ; but they report
that they pitched their highest
camp at 22,000 feet , and succeeded
in attaining an elevation of "about
23,900 feet. " This , so far as is
known , is a record.
LOVED FOR HIMSELF ALONE.
"I saw little Tommy Bangs at the
"Who was with him ? "
"That's the point. He is the only ,
only child , and the devotion to him
is really touching. Tbe whole fam
ily connection came with him just to
enjoy the dear child's pleasure , and
they were awfully distressed when it
was over because they couldn't find
"Yes ; I gave a million last year
to charity. "
"I want to know ! "
"How I got the money , eh ? That's
my affair. " Exchange.
HE DIDN'T TAKE THAT.
"Don't you think he is ft very tak
ing sort of a man ? "
"Not if I judge by the way ha received -
coivod my proposing bint tbe otbor
Mrs. Eliza Thonidson was In Dnradn
M. K. K. Holejack was In Falls Cltj j
Mrs. Anna Hlshlrc and family wore
in Barada Monday ,
K. II. Dunn and sister IIa.cl were
Shuberl visitors Monday.
C. H. Martin and son Mclvln re
turned Sunday from Oregon , Mo.
Win. and Wynne VanOsdol mtule a
trip to Omaha returning Monday.
D. 13. Stickler and wife and I < uey
Smith were Shubcrt visitors Sunday.
Mrs , Clara Wagner is visiting her
arents mid other relatives at Brown-
Richard Slaplc who has been attend-
ig school in Pern returned home Sat-
W. F. Butler and family spent Sun-
ay at the farm with their son and his
iiicy Smith came down from Peru
londny for a visit with .Mrs. D. J5.
Mrs. James Tillmau accompanied
icr daughter , Mrs. J. A. Gusbard to
ancohi for a visit.
Mrs. Lulu Moncravlc visited the first
fthe week with her brother , Jess
fan Osdcl and family.
Will Kubrick of Verdon visited Sun-
ay at the home of Mrs. Kubricks
istcr , Mrs. E. E. Butler.
Frank Walton and Louis Schulen-
jurg and wife spent Sunday with J.C.
chalcnburg and wife in Shubcrt.
Mrs , Susan Williamson spent Satur-
ay and Sunday with her brother ,
Robert Rcddick and family near Hum-
Mrs. Mina Hinton who has been
/isiting Mrs. J. B. Grant for some
rt-ceks past left Tuesday for her homo
n Gregory , S. D.
Jesse Cox who is attending school in
'eru was down to spend Sunday and
ilonday with the home folks and get
acquainted with his new brother.
News reaches us from Hattie Lilly
, vlio is visiting in Illinois that she is
having n delightful trip. She cx-
: iects to visit Chicago soon. She will
. isit St. Louis on her way home.
Lucy Smith left Monday morning for
Chas. Smiley and wife spent Sunday
J. S. Lord of Falls City was In tbe
C. A. Lord returned homo from
Olive Crews has returned to her
homo in A"burn.
Clms. Shulenberg and wife were in
Falls City Saturday.
Grandma Levels celebrated her 07th
birthday last Sunday.
Miss Chas. Felt Is now entertaining
company from St. Joe.
Born to J. H. Beldln and wife on
Tuesday , Julv 13 a son.
Mrs. J. Weddlo and son spent Sun
day with relatives here.
Mrs. Lenord Loyd entertained out
of town company Sunday.
John Evans and wife enjoyed a visit
from their niece in Stella.
F. N. Kinton had employment in
the country most of last week.
Chas. Wilson and wife of near Stella
was In town Saturday evening.
Mrs. Hill of Nemtiha spent a part of
last week with her son and family.
Clyde Hill was up from Falls City
and spent Sunday with homo folks.
Misses Stout and Carrlngton of Au
burn were guests of friends hero last
Wm. Single of Barada was a busi
ness visitor hero ono day during tbe
Mr. Poppy of Missouri spent the
most of last week with his daughter ,
Mrs. F. Shlrkolk.
A. J. Holmic and family of Stella
was the guests of J. C. Shulenborg and
wife at dinner Sunday.
Cbas. Shulenberg and wife enjoyed
a pleasant evening Sunday at the homo
of F. Shirkolk and wife.
M. F. Fill and Willard Shubert left
last week for Sycamore Springs where
tbey will search for good health.
Mrs. John Stotts and daughter Floy
returned home Friday evening from a
several weeks'stay In Dakota where
they visited relatives.
W. W. James and daughter of Peru
came down during the week and took
possession of their property , which ho
purchased ot Mr. Imler.
W. H. Ogg who has been In poor
health for gome tlmo was laid to rest
last Sunday in the Prairie Union cem
etery. To the bereaved ones our sym
pathy is extended.
Mrs , J. C. Shulenberg who celebrat
ed her 48th birthday last Sunday by
the homo coming of ail her children
and grandchildren , bringing with them
a supply of good things to eat. The
Uay was spent in such a manner as will
be remembered by those present for
years to come and it ia honed that she
may live many more years to celebrate
Fall Suitings !
New Suiting Novelties , in suit lengths , are in and af
ford ladies wishing the coining season's ' best colorings
and designs , for very early wear , a splendid assort
ment , The shades are all entirely novel and will not
be found in equal perfection in ordinary fabrics ,
Light Wool Skirts
22 Light Wool Skirts of most ex
cellent design , and meritorious in every
way , go now at
These Skirts were sold early in the
season at from $4 to $10.
Every Summer Printed
has been put in one of four lots at
5c , lOc , 12&c , and 15c
" Among these are those fine , sheer ,
half-silk , SQC Tissues that are so suitable
for summer and winter evening costumes.
15 Ladies' Suits to Co
at Half Price
Among1 these are some of our best
styles in Brown , Blue , Black and Fancies ,
adapted to year-around wear and new
this season , at
These arc genuine bargains and af
ford an opportunity to supply your needs
at very small cost to you.
Parasols 15 % Discount
35 Parasols , including all the Wanted
colors and combinations , sold at from $ i
to $4 , now all at
15 % DISCOUNT
25 % Off on All Women's and Misses'
Spring Wraps and Jackets
For those who are planning early Fall trips , these gar
ments are just the thing , They will cost you now
anywhere from $1,85 to $15 , Plain Black Cloth
Jackets , costing you $4,50 to $7,50 , are very attractive
and useful ,
V. G. LYFORD
Ten Days of High Grade Entertainment !
Every Day a Big Day ! !
THE SECOND ANNUAL
City Park , Falls City , Nebraska
One Block South and TWo West of National Hotel
August 7th to 16th , 1908
The names on the program speak for themselves. Every attraction guaranteed
to be good. No experiments will be tried. This will be a great campaign of education ,
Culture. Religion and Amusement. The Chautauqua Is the people's and it has come to
stay. You can hear all this talent at about six cents per program on the season ticket
plan , and your children at about three cents. Buy your season ticket now and assist
Rent a tent and take your vacation at home with your family and neighbors. In
vite your children home. The "Chautauqua time" Is the real "Home Coming time. "
Write the Secretary , or Thos. J. Whltaker for program or tent. Splendid camping
facilities good shade , Water , light , police protection and sanitary conditions.
The business men of Falls City are desperately In earnest about the Second An
nual Chautauqua and are determined to make It a great success at any cost.
ADULT'S SEASON TICKET-Admittlng the Bearer to All Programs , 32.00
CHILD'S SEASON TICKET-SeVen to Thirteen Years of Age . . . 31.00
SINGLE ADMISSION-Adults 25c
SINGLE ADMISSION-Children I5c
JOHN LICHTY , Pres. PROF. T. J. OLIVER , Sec. W. A. OREENWALD , Treas.
S. M. HOLLADAY , Supt. THOS. J. WHITAKER , Manager