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DIRECTOEY OP BRAYTON CHURCH.
Sanday services reaching 10:45 a. m. Sunday School 12:00 m. Preaching 7:00 p.m. Jnuior Society 3:00 p. m. Is in that city. !N. Sheakly and wife were fore up in Exira Tuesday taking chickens to that market. lorace Bartlett expects to have new house ready for the plasterers in fiext Friday and soon be in it. leo. McGuIre moved from Oak /d over to Brayton last week and is 'now nicely settled in their new home. F. B. Heath was fixing up a little his hall the past week by putting new covering on one of his tables. Mrs. Donnel arrived last Friday rom Kansas and is visiting at the home of tier brother-in-law, Finley Donnel. Most everybody in Brayton was own to Atlantic during the past week and every one managed to have a splendid good time. Mrs. Jas. Beard of Exira and Mrs. Otto Thomas and son of Carson, were down Tuesday between trains visit ing with Mrs. Chas. Bisom. A line of good coal always on hand 8. We have always carried it and expect to keep on. N. L. Hansen traded off his faithful .iding horse, Old Jim, one day last e'ek and the old fellow will not practice his wiles and tricks on some ther fellow. I As Mrs. Jake Blom was working bouyliei place the first of the week, he accidentally stepped on a nail that •""Wfied into her foot making a very linful sore. ••Mies Edna Pearson was laid up |Ith the grip last Thursday and Fri |y and unable to go to her school, will make up the time.some time 'the future. 'The Killen sale last Monday was a cce88 aDd was attended by a good ed crowd. The prices were on a od if not a better average than all lest liis year. •F. B. Heath sold his driving team past week to Knud Hansen, ey area team capable of much ser and Mr. Hansen got a good bar iu them. Jjohn Cotton's little girl, Helen, •tfad the misfortune Monday to get er arm broken we are informed. waB playing in a tree and losing ^r balance fell. ^The 3 Smiths are busy vet on their ilding, they now have it enclosed are putting on a good asphalt bfing. They hope soon to be able nove into it. 1 '}Ji ce Rogers has his new barn com bed and its 26x40 iu size makes it erv desirable building to kelp the oks on the farm and at the same ime a very handy one. I. P. Hal lock has seven wagons in UU fields taking out the golden corn, has a great deal of work to do in is line and is starting early so as to nish it all up in good season. The schools in Oakfield and Bray ni will close Friday for their tall cation. The teachers have all done lendid work and the children feel a ew days rest will do them good. vW. H. Pearson has been nursing a il on his hand since last Saturday, hen he had to lay oft' working to iTuesday. He had lots of work on and but was unable to attend to it. Rouse Clean ma Oakfield Braytorv. B. Y. P. U. mooting Friday evening, 7:30 p. Prayer meeting Wednesday evening, 7:30 p. m. Covenant meeting Wednesday eveningpreced first Sunday in each month. 0. M. Wu,cox, Pastor. iChas. Sykes went back to Audubon 'onday tc serve on the jury agaiu. Col. Griswold of Exira, was down esday looking after insurance busi es. -Jjee Chever and Chas. Buford drove to Stuart Tuesday to visit with GREEN BAY LUMBER Co. Fred. Franklin enjoyed a visit Sun day from his father and sister from Lewis, who came up to see how he and Mrs. Franklin are progressing. A girl was born in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Scharff lafet Saturday to keep company to the mother in 4bture years as their son will to the father. Percy Hal lock i& quite sick this week having an attac of appendi citis. He was better Tuesday and his friends hope to have him with them again soon. Chns. Cotton of Butte, Montana, arrived last Saturday on his way west from a trip to Washington, D. C. He expects to make a short visit here and then go on to his western home. John Berg got home from Colfax Tuesday where he has been for the past five weeks for his health. He feels and looks much better and says he gained ten pounds during his stay there. Nels L. Hansen went out to Omaha Monday with a car of butcher Rtuff from the yards of Hansen Brothers. The boys are hustlers and are making some good money in these prosperous times. Mrs. Nick Poulsen is having I. N. Sutton fix up her property by put ting on an addition and adding to other parts of the house. He is doing a good job and she will have a very pleasant home. M. E. Jenkins expects to have John Cotton to begin to rebuild the build ing in which the harness shop is now located. It will be extended, bolster ed up, cleaned up and then the hard ware store will be moved to it. Mr. Ellis Cannon has been spend in? the week at her home visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Hackenberry. Ellis has been batch ing it or at least living at home wherever he may take his meals. Hon. Geo. W. Cullison of Harlan, will speak in the hall in Brayton, Tuesday evening, Oct. 28th. Mr. Cullison is an able speaker and is candidate for congress from the ninth district on the democratic ticket. Lost —An old country silver watch, open faced, on the road between the depot in Bravton and the Geo. JeR sen home. Finder leave same at F. B. Heath's and receive reward., GEO. JESSEN Jr. Soren Daugaard is getting to be quite a land agent. He left here again on Monday for Dakota with more seekers and this makes several trips he has made. He has consider able land up there himself and be lieves in its future prosperity. Mrs. Buckley expects soon to move their household goods to Dallas Cen ter where he has purchased a harness shop and is now operating the same. Mr. Bnckley understands the busi ness had a good trade here and is deserving of success in his new home. Mrs. Joe Walker, living down by the south county line, expects to go to California this week to make a visit to a sister she has not seen in many years. She will no doubt have a very enjoyable time in that at this time of the year delightful climate and with her sister. The Ladies Aid of the Baptist church will give an. oyster supper and mneical in the hall at. Brayton Fri day evening, Oct. 31st, to which all are cordially invited. They are hard workers for the good of the church and should receive the enthusiastic support of the community. John Christensen, who works for Hansen Bro., was quite sick the first of the week and unable to attend to work on the farm. He is one of the boys who saw service in the Philippines and was quite sick while in the army and the present bilious attack is more or less caused from the past. George Rogers has just arrived at that age when most young men begin to look around for an'eligible partner to go to evening parties, to church and Sunday School and in order to enjoy the greatest ease and comfort and to be up with the other boys came to our dealers one day last week and made the purchase of a fine new buggy, just the right size for two only. He has a good team and you may see him on his way to church— but not alone. Stricken With Paralysis. Henderson Grimett, of this place, was stricken with partial paralysis and completely lost the use of one arm and side. After being treated by an eminent physician for quite a while without relief, my wife recommended Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and after using two bottles of it he is almost entirely cured.—GEO. R. MCDONALD, Man, Logan couuty, W. Va. Several other very remarkable cures of partial paralysis have been effected by the use of this liniment. It is most widely known, however, as a cure for rheu matism, sprains and bruises. Sold by W. A. Hamler and all patent medi cine dealers. is in full force now. The house wife is busy planning her cam paign and how to make the rooms look the most attractive. Slie wants WALLPAPER and we are closing out every thing to make room for new. 20 patterns of the best paper going. Come and see it. Tredfi. franklin $€o. jbextcrttjr Im Hwillhig MuionrttM. "The Ingenuity of some of the han dlers of marlonatSea," said a show man, "Is incredible. I know a man who conducts a marionette theater wherein on- orchestra of eight pieces plays under marionette leadership while In the boxes a dozen marionette spectators lough and applaud and on the stage a marionette drama briskly enacts Itself. The conductor of all this stands exposed to the waist at the back of the stage, and apparently he is motionless, though really each finger of both hands and the majority of the toes of both feet are working with un exampled rapidity, for each marion ette is connected by a string with a toe or a linger of the operator, and this string sometimes has as many as ten or fifteen branches, Joined to the man ikin's face, body, arms, legs, etc., so that it may dance, smile, wave its arms and do a number of other lifelike things. One of these figures. Indeed, is connected by thirty-two strings to the operator. It Is bewildering to think of the number of strings there must be altogether, and really it is Impossible to conceive of the dexterity and the thought required in the artistic manip ulation of a band of marionettes.—Phil adelphia Record. TricUa of Physiclunii. "The best thing a physician or sur geon can do Is to go off about six months every two or three years and give patients a chance to miss him and then come back and resume prac tice. They will flock back to him in swarms, provided, of course, he has established a reputation and gained their complete confidence." So says a leading and eminently successful sur geon. Hero Is a physician living in a city of 50,000 Inhabitants, with a practice of $20,000 a year, of which he collects $12,000. "The moat successful practi tioners in my town," he says, "are two young men who Bpent a year each in Vienna and Paris, apparently studying the latest methods and cures. All that they know they learned right in New York, but the mere fact of their having taken a course or two In Europe, or having pretended to, has given them a vogue which no one who has never been abroad can appreciate. A for eign reputation is worth $10/XX) a year to a five thousand dollar doctor."—De troit Free Press. Rnaiaiu Take Very Little ExerolRe What exercise Russians take Is usu ally more of a gentle promenade than anything else. They will stroll up and down the principal street In the town or in some small public square or garden for hours quite contentedly. Thum, In spite of the unique, opportu nity for skating which tbelr long win ter gives them. It Is rare to find any Russian who can skate well. If you do find two or three good skaters, you will probably learn on Inquiry that they are englishmen or Germans. I was, however, surprised to find most of the Englishmen who are In the country on duty (as I was, for the pur pose of learning the language) any thing but pleased or contented with the life they are obliged to lead.— Corahill Magazine. The Worm In the Chestnut. A physician explains how the worm gets into the chestnut. When the nut is still green, an insect comes along and, hunting a warm place in which to have its eggs hatched, lights upon the green chestnut and stings it At the same time it deposits some of its eggs in the opening thus made. The chestnut begins to ripen, and at the same time the eggs are hatching. The Insect selects chestnuts as a place for depositing its eggs as being the best adapted place by Instinct The floury matter in the nut turns to sugar, and sugar contains carbon, which produces beat Where Be Htucd It. "Ah," he said as they were exploring among the rocks back of the hotel, "here is 'Lovers' lane.' Let's go through" What this Boy's Mother Says has been said by the mothers of many other boys and girls, re garding the wonderful curative and strengthening qualities of MUes* Nervine HASTING, NEB. "Our little hoy, Harry, had spasms fcr 3 years and we feared the disease •would affect his mind. Though we doctored continually he grew worse and had ten spasms in one week. Our at tention was directed to Dr. Miles'Nerv ine and we began its use. When he had taken the fourth bottle the spasms disappeared and he has not had one for five year*. His health now is per fect" MRS. B. M. TINDALL. Dr. Miles' Remedies are sold by all druggists on guarantee to benefit or money refunded. Or. Miles Msdloal Co., Elkhart, Ind. ft.-- 'I' "That deep place there, wnere ir» so dark, with the steep, rocky sides?" "Yes. Come on." "I'm afraid you would kiss me if we were down there alone together." "No, honest!" "Well, then we may as well remain up hero "—Chicago Rccord-Herald. One Boy's Worth. When Horace Mann made a famous speech for the dedication of a building that had cost many thousand dollars devoted to the reformation of bad boys, he said, "If all this which has been spent upon this building results in the reformation of one boy. It Is money well spent" Somebody said to him, "Mr. Mann, do you think one boy is worth all that money?" He replied, "Yes, if it is my' boy or your boy."— Primary Education. More Than He Conld Stand. "After you have taken this medi cine," said the physician, "give your self a hot water bath and go to bed at once." "Gosh, doc!" exclaimed the shaggy haired patient "Can't you make it a mustard plaster or something like that? I always kltch cold when I take a bath!"—Chicago Tribune. Sncceaa. Success, like a trolley car, is liable to strike us unexpectedly. When it does, we want no fender and guarantee there'll be no suit against the compa ny.—Ida Young CHIT. The man who loudly announces be fore marriage that he Is going to be master Is the same who after marriage pulls carpet tacks with his teeth.— Baltimore News. Modern inks only date from 1798, at which date the researches of Dr. Lewis in the chemistry of Ink began." Napoleon Got HI* Spaalclno., Daring his exile at Elba Napoleon related that one day his mothers mother was hobbling along the street In AJacdo, Corsica, and that be and his sister Pauline followed tbe old lady and mimicked her. Their grand" mother, happening to turn, caugbt them, in the act She complained* to Mme. Letitla. Pauline jvae at once "spanked" and disposed of. Napoleon, who was out in regimentals, could-not' be handled. His mother bided her time. Next 'day, when her son was -off his guard, she cried: "Quick, Napo leon! You are Invited to- dine with tbe governor!" He ran up to his room to change his clotblng. 8ho quietly fol lowed and when ebe Judged that tbe proper time had come rushed Into .the room, seized her undressed hero before beiguessed her purpose, laid Mm-across tbe'maternal'knee and belabored blm earnestly with the flat of her band Ancient gkynwpen. Numerous conflicting estimates have been made of the height of tbe tower of Babel, but one fact never has been denied and that is that It was a sky scraper. St. Jerome In his commeiv tary on Isaiah says that the tower was already 4,000 paces high when God came down to stop the work. A pace is about two and one-half feet therefore 4,000 paces must be 10,000 feet consequently Babel was twenty times as high as the pyramids (which are only about 500 feet). Father Cal met says the tower was 81,000 feet high and that the languages were con founded because the architects. were confounded, as they did not know how to bring the building to a head. More over, it is understood that the Chinese language of today was originally the same language as the high German. "A Pretty Custom. South American lovers have a pretty custom. It Is well known that when the petals of the great laurel magnolia are touched, however lightly, the re sult is a brown spot which develops in a few hours. The fact Is taken ad vantage of by the lover, who pulls a magnolia flower and on one of its pure white petals writes a motto or message with a hard, sharp pointed pencil. Then he sends the flower, tbe young lady puts it in a vase of water, and in three or four hours tho message writ ten on the leaf becomes visible. Knew Who to Blame. In a city not subject to earthquakes there lived a family which bad one of those domestics of the break every thing they touch sort Recently tbe town experienced a slight shock. Pic tures were thrown down, crockery and furniture rattled about In the midst of the tumult the mistress went to tbe head of the stairs-and called out in a would be patient tone, "Mary Ann, what are you doing now?" Ancient Llgktniog Rods. The ancients did not'have lightning rods constructed as ours are, but they had lightning conductors, which shows that they knew how to protect them selves from the danger that lies in a thunderstorm. Even so long ago as the tenth century lightning was divert ed from fields by planting In them long sticks or poles, on top of which were lance heads. It is said that the Celtic soldiers used to try to make themselves safe from the stroke dur ing a storm by lying on the ground with their naked swords planted point upward beside them. There was long ago on the shore of the Adriatic sea a stronghold known as Dunie castle, on tho highest tower of which there was an iron rod that was used as a means of telling when a storm was approaching in summer. A soldier was always stationed near the rod when the sea had a threatening look, and it was his duty to frequently put the iron point of his Javelin close to the rod, watching for the spank that would tell him it was time to warn tho fishermen by ringing a big bell. A Daily Problem Solved It's discouraging work to fill the lunch bag day after day. It's uninviting to open the lunch bag and find the eternal bread, bread, bread. Bread is good, but it's monotonous—it lacks novelty. Break the monotony with the new delicacy— Uneeda Biscuit Nutritious—healthful—satisfy ing. Uneeda Biscuit are sold only in the In-er-seal Package, which keeps them airtight and moisture proo£ The boat HetKwC A near relation of the late Baroa Munchausen on tbe maternal side, lineally descended from Ananias and Sapphira. was telling a party of friends about tracing a bull buffalo in one of the great trees of California. "That story lacks likelihood," re marked tbe man who knows every thing, like so many other men. "Tbe buffalo belongs to tbe ruminant fam ily, has four or five stomachs and walks on hoofs. It has no claws at: all and could no more climb a tree a Jersey oow." "As a general proposition you are right" said the etory teller,, with per fectly unruffled mien, "but this case was quite exceptional. We were after, the buffalo with four of the most vicious dogs that I ever knew. One was a boar hound, one a great done, one a psovle, or wolfhound, and the other a registered bulldog, with Jaws like wrought iron. Well, they brought the buffalo to bay at the foot of the big tree and pressed him so blamed bard that be Just had to climb. That was his only salvation.**—New York Times. Where Women Har Sot Pray. There is a practically universal pro hibition against women praying In Mo hammedan countries. They are not admitted beyond the thresholds of tbe mosques but on tbe other hand, the Koran distinctly encourages women to pray in private. Some Hindoo congre gations deny the privilege of prayer to their women altogether. Among the Ainu, a race supposed to be the abo rigines of Japan, women are not per mitted to pray or offer sacrifice except in rare cases as the deputies of their husbands. The reason for this prac tice is that the Ainu women are not supposed to possess souls, and there fore their prayers would be quite un availing. Among tbe natives of Mad agascar women are permitted to pray, but only to the powers of evil, a kind of intercessory prayer. Only men are permitted to address prayers directly to the Supreme Being. Restating Fimei, Doctors tell us in these days of germ and toxins that the thing that counts most In a case is the "resisting power" of the patient Some men and women can pass through an epidemic or even be Inoculated with its peculiar poison germs and yet shake off Infection, un harmed. Others apparently Just as healthy succumb to tho first contact with disease and sink under It in spite of the best nursing. "Resisting power" is an individual affair, and many Bur prises coma to doctor and nurses as the frail looking patient pulls through and the robust seeming one dies. Medi cines can only aid the "resisting pow er." They can never take Its place. It determines in the end life or death in every case.—Scottish American. What to Do With Old Bats. If you want to make the best use of any old hats that you may have, you should take them to the Nlcobar is lands. There you will be received with enthusiasm, for the people who live in these islands have quite a pas sion for them. Every one likes them, and every one tries to get as many as he can. On a fine morning the sea roundabout theso Islands may be seen dotted with canoes In each of which is a savage, with nothing at all on but a strip of cloth round his waist and a tall hat, and the funny part of it is that old hats are very much more sought after than new ones. The Nlco bar natives regard new hats with sus picion and dislike. Character In the Feet. In the form of tho foot the sexes differ as much or even more than in that of the hand. A woman's foot is usually narrower in proportion than a man's, while his will be considerably stronger in the ankle and more power ful In the formation of the toes, espe cially of the ball of the great toe. When a woman owns a strong, firm, wide foot, many of us experience per haps no sensation of surprise at find ing her "strong minded." When a man trips along upon a delicate little foot people instinctively believe him to be lacking In power and often put him down as effeminate.—Exchange. Pooled the Other Fellows. An old showman says that one Bum mer he traveled with oljcyji side cents sbow. An admission of 10 cents was charged, and all he had was a pig with one ear off. When people came in, be said to them: "Don't say a word. Let OS fool the other fellows." The vic tljns went out saying it was a great show and encouraged others to go in. Americans are always willing to fool each' other —Atchison Globe. A Solly Soother. Young Wife (poetically)—You always seemed to have plenty of money be fore we were married. Loving Husband—It was only seem ing. I had very little. Young Wife—And you told me you expected to be rich. Loving Husband—I am rich, my dear. I've got you. Easily Explained. Mr. Hornspike—You know it is said that the female mosquito is the one that Coes the biting. How do you ac count for that? Mrs. Hornspike—Some man said It— Exchange. He Saw Them. "Did you see any sharks when yon crossed the ocean, Mr. Spifklns?" asked Miss Purling. "Yes," replied Spifklns sadly "I played cards with a couple." Delightful Death. "The doctor says that Mrs. Gadabont is dying from too much shopping," said Mrs. Tellit "How perfectly heavenly!" gushed Mrs. Izzit.—Judge. HOT FROM tHE FRONT. A. War Correspondent and His Story of a Great Event. Nowsgathering, not fighting, is the trade of the war correspondent But It Is news afrany personal cost and a flno unpremeditated heroism often goes with the gathering of it One morning after the siege of Paris. when the city was believed in London to be still in the hands of the com mune, Sir John Robinsob, manager of the Daily News of London, reached his office t«j find the late Archibald Forbes lying on the floor asleep, his head on a postofflce directory, while the printers were hard at work on bis manuscript the story of "Paris In Flames," a most vivid description of the last days of the commune. "Forbes had telegraphed from Dover announcing his coming," said Sir John Robinson, "the printers had been wait ing, and thus the country heard of those terrible days for the first time. "London was ablaze with excite ment Bouverie street was impassable through the newsboys shrieking for copies, and in parliament Mr. Glad stone was questioned that afternoon and could only say he hoped the story was exaggerated. "When Forbes wakened from bis slumber amid all this turmoil, what a spectacle he was! His face was blacEc with powder, his eyes red and ii* flamed, his clothes, matted with clay and dust: he was a dreadful picture? He had been compelled to assist the communists In defending a triangular space upon which throe detachments of the Versailles troops were firing, and had actually taught the citizen* bow to build a barricade*." By aid of dummy dispatches ad dressed to Lord Granville and the queen, Forbes escaped front this threatening triangle and wrote all tbe way to England, being the solitary passenger on tbe mailboat Youth's Companion. The Odor ot Death. A London physician of large practice asserts that owing to his extremely sensitive sense of smell he can foretell the coming of death forty-eight hours. He says that when a patient comes within two days of death a peculiar earthy smell is cmittod from the body. When the fatal disease is slow in its progress, the odor makes its appear ance as much as three days before hand, but when the disease is of tbe galloping kind tbe doctor says he re celves much shorter warning. He at tributes the smell to mortification, which begins within the body before life is extinct. Dogs are thought to have this sense, for bunting bounds have boeu obeetved to begin a mournful baying a day or cwo baSoM tbelr masters died.