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V0L. L1I1 NO. 6
NEMAHA, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1908 Old Settlers picnic Aug. 5. , Criley, photographer, Auburn. Tomorrow is the glorious 4th. Hogs are dying in Nemaha and vicinity. &. Did you see the eclipse Sunday : morning? y, Cottonwood lumber for sale by .A. J. Strain. A drizzling rain fell nearly all day Thursday. It has rained four days during the past week. Apparently the rainy season has set in again. Mrs. Mollie Hoover returned to Auburn Wednesday. Rev. G. W. Ayers is moving back into the parsonage. Mrs. Muntz of Alliance, Nebr., arrived in Nemaha Monday. Idle men are few, and they from choice, if able to work. For sale Five nice shoats. C. A. Curtis, phone 57. Claud Jarvis started for Wa bash, Nebr., Saturday evening. Sunday school convention July 19. Old settlers picnic August 5. C. M. Woodward returned to Kansas City Thursday of last week. The democratic national con vention will be held at Denver next week. Tomorrow being a legal holi day, the. rural carriers will not make their trips. " " 1 " F. L. Woodward went to Kan sas City Saturday, returning Wednesday morning. The roads are in bad condition, with gulleys on the hillsides and deep mud in the low places. Miss Villa Galloway returned home Tuesday after several days' visit with Miss Maud Burns. Pres Barker says he doesn't have to visit his neighbor every night now he has a cave of his own. Glass! Glass!! For all sizes call on Edwards & Bradford Lbr. Co. - t ir ' We Have the Goods We again have a full stock of Furniture and Hardware. Call in and see us in our New Store Room. This Hot Weather Calls for Screens for your Doors and Win' dows. We have them. You will als need one of our nice Hammocks. Get Fly Nets and keep your horses as comfortable as pos sible. A Ne wWashing Machine Will make work easier for the housekeeper. We have a number of the best kinds. Edwards & Bradford Lbr, GEORGE HARTWIG, Manager, 5:K C. W. Roberts has had a fine. cement arch cave made and now ' has a place of refuge in case of a cyclone. The Modern Woodmen lodge will meet next Tuesday night. ! All members are requested to be present. Miss Blanche Flack of Brown ville was the guest of Mrs. A. G. Warren Thursday and Friday of last week. Mrs. W. F. Sherwood went to Omaha Saturday and on Monday started for Pleasant Valley, Ore gon, to join her husband. Miss Dora Morton returned home Wednesday morning after a few days' visit with Mrs. M. H. Taylor of Shubert. Kindig & Peubody write cy clone, tornado, and windstorm insurance at lowest rates. Loans negotiated at lowest rates. Ed. E. Moore is arranging to attend the democratic convention at Denver and help "holler" when Bryan is nominated. On account of the prolonged rains the opening of the state holi ness campmeeting at Lincoln has been postponed until July 19. We had a heavy rain Saturday night, two and one-half inches of water falling. Sunday night the rainfall was six-tenths of an inch. Harry White started for Oma ha Wednesday afternoon. If he doesn't get a position there he will probably go on to St. Paul, .Minn. - - Mrs. Alf Rowen went to Ver don Tuesday evening to visit her brother, W. F. Sanders, and wife, returning home Thursday morning. Rev. J. W. Sapp has given the contract to Elmer Dovel to put a furnace, bath ro6m fixtures, etc., in the house he is building. He intends to make a comforta ble home of it. Conductor Snyder, running on trains 97 and 98, hurt his knee while unloading some baggage last Friday, and had to lay off a few days. Conductor Griffin of the Beatrice freight took his place. Co, 513 plenty of music. Fuller Burns, went to Dunbar Tuesday morning to visit his daughter, Mrs. Frank Burgess. i nc returned nome Wednesday evening. John R. Keeling of Shelbyvillo, Ind., who has been visiting his parents, Dr. and Mvs. VV. W. i Keeling, went to Omaha Monday morning. The A. 0. U. W. lodge at Ne maha recently, surrendered its charter and the members have been transferred to lodges in other towns. Mrs. Lydia Collins of Kansas City, Mo., who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Dan Bennett, for about three weeks, returned to her home Tuesday. The Missouri river has been falling for the past week. Little water is now on the bottom and that only in low places or where it cannot drain off. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Yates received word several days ago of the birth of a daughter to their daughter Minnie now Mrs. Ralph Halstead of Kansas City, Mo. We have had high water so long that it seems a little strange now not to have to go through water to get to the depot. But no one regrets this unless it is the small boy. Born To Mrs. Mary Cowell, Sunday afternoon, June 28. 1908, a son. The little fellow has been named Andrew Clinton, after an old friend of Grandpa Buell. Of course Grandma JSuell thinks this is the greatest baby ever born. The eclipse of the sun Sunday morning was seen by most of our citizens. The clouds obscured the view part of the time but at other times a good view could be had. About one-half of the sur face of the sun was hidden at the height of the eclipse. Ed White has torn down the brick portion of his residence. It was pretty dilapidated, and Ed thinks the frame portion is large enough for the present size of his family. The brick was erect ed over fifty years ago, being one of the first houses built here. Mrs. Lottie Wolfe of Shubert visited her neice, Mrs. W. H. Barker, between trains Tuesday afternoon. She had been in the western part of the state, and was in the region struck by tor nadoes, but was not right in any of the storms. She was return ing home. David C. Holmes, who has been in California for some time, returned home a few days ago. His grandmother, Mrs. F. A. Welton, came home with him. David brought some fine fruit gathered from the orchard of his uncle, R. B. Holmes, and left some specimens of grape fruit, oranges and lemons in Pete Ker ker's meat market. Besides the great Libera ti's Military band and Grand Opera Concert company, consisting of GO persons, 18 of whom are sing ers of nationai reputation, the state fair at Lincoln, August 31 to September 4, will have the services of bands from Hebron, eatrice, Aurora and St. Paul. FVnc cVimilrl neenvn nofmno C i k STRAW HATS At greatly reduced prices if V, We have a few pairs of Ladies' and Children's White Canvas Slip pers at way down prices, Bring Us Your Produce JNO. W. KITCHEN Both Phones No. 20 ).A.4f4f4f - - ( - H - f4ff'ff - Miss May Knapp of Brock has been visiting her cousin, Miss Anna Knapp, for the past two weeks. Old Settlers Picnic August 5 A meeting of the executive committee of the old settlers as sociation was held last Saturday afternoon, when it was decided hold the annual picnic and re union on Wednesday, August 5. The committees will be appointed and other arrangements made at a future meeting. Mrs. John Lambert Improving Mrs. John E. Lambert, who was so badly injured in a runa way at Shubert Thursday of last week, is getting along nicely. She is now able to sit up some and will probably be brought home in a few days. Her sister, Mrs. Exava Bennett of Auburn, is helping take care of her. Mr. Lambert has returned home. Recently the Burlington rail road company gave notice that beginning July 1 they would pay section hands only 12 1-2 cents an hour, a reduction of one cent an hour. On Tuesday Section Foreman Shincflew received no tice from Superintendent C. B. Rogers rescinding the former no tice. No reduction will be made for the present, at least. The company has difficulty in getting as many men as they need to keep the track in shape, and talk of putting on a gang of dagoes or Greeks. O. G. Whitfield Hurt in Runaway Last Saturday morning 0. G. Whitfield started to cut wheat, with his span of mules hitched to the binder. They ran away, taking down along the barb wire fence, catching Mr. Whitfield between the seat and the barb wire, scratching and cutting him on the arms and back, one cut on the wrist being a pretty bad one. He has been putting in most of his time patching himself up since then. George Fisher says one of these mules is the greatest thing to work he ever saw. When dinner time came they had to catch her as she came past and blindfold her till they could unharness her. She wanted to keep right on working. S V NEMAHA, NEB ir4ff4)fJfJf5ff)f)f)f On acconnt of the date being so near the Fourth of July, the regular semi-monthly meeting of the W. C. T. U. has been post poned for one week. The meet ing will be held Friday, July 10, at 2:30 p. m., at the residence of Mrs. May Gilbert. Every one is invited. Meet with us and we will try and interest you. No sand can be bought in Ne maha, consequently all cement work, plastering, etc., has come to a stand still. In former years all we had to do was to drive over to the banks of the Missouri river and dig out what we want ed, but recently it has been hard to find good sand', so it has been shipped in from the Platte river. Ernie Alexander wrenched his right knee Tuesday, spraining it badly. It will be several days before he can use it. He was shocking wheat for George Seid. During the noon hour he had been scuffling with some of the young fellows. In making a quick turn he twisted his knee and went down. He will not be able to work probably for a week or two and perhaps longer. District Sunday School Ccnvention Arrangements are being made to hold a district Sunday school convention at Nemaha on Sun day, July 10. If the weather is favorable the convention will be held in the park; otherwise in one of the churches. A union Sunday school will be held at 10 o'clock. The convention will in clude the Sunday schools in Ne maha, Aspinwall and St. Deroin precincts. Further particulars will be given next week. County Superintendent Geo.D. Carrington, jr., was in Nemaha Thursday, meeting the directors of the school districts in this part of the county. If crowded, we are of the opinion that George would acknowledge that he is a candidate for the republican nom ination for state superintendent and would appreciate the votes of the people here. If left to the voters of Nemaha county George would be elected almost by acclamation. See W. W. Sanders for fire, lightning and tornado insurance.