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The football season will open Fri
day; September 30, with the high
school boys going to Maywood, Ne
braska. where they will play the Cur
tis Agricultural school, which is a
branch of the Nebraska University..
The game was scheduled to be play
ed in Curtis, but as the southwestern
Nebraska State Fair is being held at
Maywood, the Hoyloke boys were ask
ed to play at Maywood instead. The
game is to furnish the major sport
and attraction of the day.
The football prospects for Holyoke 1
look good, with twelve letter men
back, and with the addition of Schnei- f
der. Kirk. Court it, and Andrews, it
should make one of the fastest and
heaviest teams in the country.
Most of the time has been spent
in developing a new back field, ow
ing to the loss of Cory and the two *
Starbuck boys. W. Trego being the
only back field man left from last
year's team. Benson and Tucker will
look after the half back positions,
either W. Trego, Schneider or Kirk
will play full bark, and D. Wier ut
Keen competition is being shown
for the line positions. Slack. Clark.
Kepler and Meill handle the ball well
at center, either one of the four be
ing able to take left guard while Hart
plays right guard.
y There is good material for the
tacklers . G. Weir and Harmon are
on hand as usual, with Condit and
Kirk ready to step in at any time,
brfcfc- hnvinf.; previous' experience on
other teams.
Captain Edgar stands alone ut
right end. He is big. rangy, uud fast
- on bis feet, capuble of playing a per
fect over head gume. Left end finds
Itouze, Andrews and Mailander.
The schedule up to date
September 30 -Holyoke at Curtis.
October B—HolyokeB—Holyoke at Wray.
October 15 —Holyoke at Haxtun.
October 24 —Julesburg ut Holyoke.
October 20 - Sterling at Holyoke.
< November s—(lame to be arranged.
November 11 (Armistice Day)
Haxtun at Holyoke.
November 24—(Thanksgiving Day)
Holyoke at Julesburg.
Admission to uil games here for
football will be: Adults, 85c. chil
dren of school age. 25c.
Rev. George P. Horst
of Chicago to Speak at
Presbyterian Church
Rev. George P. Horst. I). D. of Chi
cago will speak at the Presbyterian
church next Sun lay morning at 11:09
Dr. Horst Is field fecretary for
m*»n’a work for the whole country,
und Is one of the ablest and most tal
ented of the ypunger leaders of the
church. It Is difficult to socure the
services of these big natlonul leaders
because of heavy detnunds upon their
time, hence It will be u privilege to
heafr Dr. Horst speak.
Bring your neighbor und friend and
come. Regular Hunduy school und
evening services.
Mr. B. A. Hoskins of Galena, till-;
mils, uncle of Mrs. J. H. Painter. Is
enjoying a visit with relatives und
friends In Holyoke this week.
Mr. Iloaklng was n resident of Hol
yoke s number of yean ugo. He con
ducted grocery store In the building
now occupied by the Phelps cafe. He
was county treasurer for two terms
and will be remembered by old resi
dents us the first mayor of Holyoke.
Mr Hoskins luis resigned his posi
tion os superintendent of lead
and zinc mines a) Galena. Illinois,
a position be 4u}* filled for a number
of years, and if now on his way to :
southern CullfcWnla to make his
home, stopping at Holyoke for a short
visit with Judge am! Mrs. Painter.
Murrhrt at the Baptist parsonage
at noon on Wednesday. September 28.
Miss Florence Logan and Lewis Con
over. both of Sterling. Flunk E Dray
Fred C. Holstead
Dies Suddenly
Fred C. Holstead died at the local i
hospital on Sunday evening at 5
o'clock, 'aged forty-two years.
Mr. Holstead was taken suddenly I
ill Wednesday with acute appendici
tis. He was taken to the hospital
and an operation performed at 3
o'clock. He suffered such violent
pain that he could not be kept quiet
and the incision was ruptured, neces
sitating another operation. He did
' not froni <the second operation ,
and death came Sunday evening.
Mr. Holstead came to Holyoke
some two years ago from Tecumseh. |
Nebraska with his family and settled I
on a farm sixteen miles southwest of'
town. He was a man who made
friends readily, being a live, ener
getic, upright citizen, and all who
knew him liked him, as was evi-!
dent ed by the large concourse of'
neighbors who followed the remains
i to the train.
He whs the son of Mr. and Mrs.
1 Charles Holstead and was born and
raised ut Tecumseh. Sixteen years
'ago last May he was united in mar
! riage to Miss Sophia Morris. Three
; children came to bless this home,
but one was taken. A son 13 and a
-daughter 6, together with the- wife
are left to mourn the loss of a lov
ing husband und father.
The remains were removed to the
home of Mrs. D. W. Hotaling. and on
Tuesday the body was taken to his
old home for burial.
The father and mother, a brother.
Lloyd, und a cousin, Jud Holstead.
came Monday from Tecumseh and
Mrs. M. Morris of Omaha, mother of
Mrs. Holstead. who accompanied the
wife and children back on their sad
The funerul was held ut the church
in Tecumseh where the family for
merly attended worship .and a large
concourse of friends followed the
flower laden casket to the cemetery.
The entire community extends
words of sympathy to ttie grief strlk
en family.
County School Notea
A Hallowe'en entertainment and
pie supper will be given by the school
in the Bunnyside district No. 3 on
Friday evening, October 2S.
Otto Brandt bus been appointed
president of the school board in
Morning View district No. 48 to suc
ceed Charles Fulsclier. resigned.
Miss Rather Sanders of Morning
View* district has been elected uisist
unt teacher In the school of commun
ity Center district No. 71 and will
enter upon her duties October 3.
Mrs. Charles Hllyard acted as sub
stitute teucher in the Lone Star
school Inst wedk. -owing to the Ill
ness of the teucher. Miss Marreu. .
The new school house In North
Star district will be completed In
time for the school to open Octo
ber 17.
Mrs. James K. Hinkle, teacher of
the Liberty sehoOl. was on the sick
list last week. Her husband. James
Hinkle. ; acted ns substitute teacher.
Charles Llndgren of Fairfield dis
trict No. il was a visitor at the office
Saturday Mr. Llndgren was looking
up some matters concerning his dis
J. B. F. Bishop, teacher of Pleas
ant Valley school, spent Saturday and
Sunday at Wray visiting his old
time friends.
The enrollment In the county high
schools reached the 290 mark last
Roy Kinch Dies
Roy Kinch pussed away at the
home of his parents. Mr. und Mrs.
James Kinch, on Friday morning at
rt o'clock.
The young man has not been ro
bust since an attack ten years ago
of tuberculosis of the hones In his
Tin* funeral will he held some time
Sunday. An obituary will appear In
our next Issue.
Word reaches us of the death of
Karl Hamilton ut his home In Arkan
sas. Tuesduy of this week, of typhoid
fever, caused by drinking Impure
Karl Is the sou of -Mr. and Mrs.
Lon Hamilton, who only recently
moved from Holyoke to Arkansas,
lie leaves a wife and baby, father and
mother, one sister and three brothers
| to mniirit*Hs loss.
Official Paper of Phillips County
Fair Association Faced Problem in Handling
Situation, but Condition Helped by Many
Improvements to Grounds
The Phillips County Fuir opened
Tuesday with everything In readi
ness for the largest fair ever held (
in this county. The day was Ideal .
and the entries came in early. By
night the large lmrn was filled with
horses and mules und a tent was
erected for the cuttle . The hog
house was inadequate to hold all the f
entries and pens were contracted
along both sides of the building, and
these were filled.
The 1921 fair had by far the larg
est entry of cattle, horses, mules and
hogs and poultry ever on display
here. All were of the very best type,
showing a marked Improvement in
The Phillips county farmers are
abreast of the times and ure produc
! Ing pure bred animals of all kinds.i
,as shown by the animals on exhibi
Five grades of cattle were shown: !
Shorthorn. Hereford, Holstein. Jersey,
and high grade beef cattle.
The horses were such as to cause
an unusual amount of praise. W. II
Perry and W. C. Krueger having the
largest entries. Mr. Perry entered
a sucking colt, n yearling, a two-year
old. a three year-old. a four year-old
and a stallion. H® has been a breed
er of Belgian horses for twelve years
and holds many ribbons from state
fairs. His horses shown nt the fair
are the outcome of*pure breeding.
Special mention is due me poultry
department Th« fine t turkeys we '
ever saw were on exhibit, together
with all kinds of pure bred chickens.
Rhode Island Reds Plymouth Rocks.
White Wyundottcs. Silver-laced Wy
andottes and bantams were on exhi
bition. also ducks and geese.
It does one good to see the pro
gress being made by both men and
women anti children in producing a
higher type of farm animats and
Tile fancy work display wus one
of the finest ever shown and a whole
section was given over to the school
children's display. This dlspluy con :
Hissed of all kinds of school work. 1
maps, dqiwings. fancy work, manual
truining work and cooking.
The fair committee hud worked j
faithfully with the manager, W. C.
Krueger, to muke tin* fair a success
in every way. A good line of sports j
I Holyoke and Laniur cleaned up in i
the fair baseball tournament, the
Cubs winninK two guinea and the Ne
hraskans w inning two and loglsg,
one. Paoll w.m eliminated by Lamar
after defeating llaxtun. and Lainar
I wbh In turn defouted by Holyoke
I With the exception of the first In
ning of the laat game, the Lamar
twlrlera pitched atellar ball. Norman
and Kuni being the pitching stars of
; the gerlea Of the playerH who took 1
port in more thun one game, Blanch
uni hit heaviest, getting seven hit*
and six rniiM In fifteen times at but.
II. Miller of Pacll and Murlatt of
Holyoke also did much damage with
their sticks.
The Interstate champions won tli
' first game of the tournument from
llaxtun 16 -IB. It was featured by
heavy hitting and frequent errors,
llaxtun scored twice In the first In
ning. but Pnoll evened things up In
i the second and went two better In
the thlnl. llaxtun ran In six runs
, In the fourth and one In the sixth
but Paoll scored twice in the same
liming and ruu In eight scores In the
eighth ami one in the ninth The
Tigers rallied and canto within one
score of tying in the ninth Hush
played spectacular ball, while the
poor head work of Mulvlhill In par
ticular and th<< ragged fielding of the
; team In generul cost llaxtun (Ip
was given each day. including ball'
games, horse races, auto races, bal
loon ascension and airplane flights,
with band music, merry-go-round and
Ferris w*heel.
Wednesday was Haxtun day. The
crowd was immense and the weather
fine. During the evening a high wind
sprang up. which did considerable
damage. The large tent was blown
down, also the cattle tent.
The purade headed by the Haxtun
band marched through the streets ut
10 o'cblock. It consisted of floats,
ducorated automobiles, two hands
and the *xhihit of horses and mules.
The Holyoke fire department received
first prize, 850. for their float. It
was a minature house, on fire, and
the toy firemen playing the hose on
the roof and others entering the up
stairs windows by means of ladders.
George Ifeginhotham received sec
ond prize, bis auto being decorated
In orange und silver.
Thursday was cool, but n good
crowd was present to enjoy the ball
gutue and races.
Wednesday's Races
Half mile saddle horse race, farm
and ranch horses in county only:
Tim, Ist. Roy Pratt owner; Silver,
2nd, Burl Slack owner; Coley, 3rd.
K. W. Johnson owner.
Half mile saddle horse race, coun
ty: Ribbon, I. D. Rilev owner, fst:
Diamond. 2nd. Pete Jones owner;
Bay, 3rd (Jennie Childers owner.
Half mile horse race, open to the
world: Flossie t\. Ist; Little Jim.
2nd: Bet? Bay. 3rd.
Ford touring car race: H. j. Happ-
I r. Ist. R. H. McPheetOrs. 2nd:
I Vera Decatur. 3rd.
Thursday’s Races
Holyoke won the ttig-o-wnr from
Fat men’s race, 100 yards: R. R
Broughton, Ist; Bert McKellaf. 2nd;
Roy PratL 3rd
Free* for all men's race. 150 yard
dash: J. P. Smith. Ist; Harold Ta
bor, 2nd; Ralph Gale, 3rd: K. H
Flatter, 4th; C S. Bryant. sth
One mile running horse race, open
to world! Ben Bay. Ist; Innocent
Inez. 2ndi Margaret Crip. 3rd. Time:
Half mile running race, open to
(Continued on page eight.)
The scor**:
AB R 1! PO A K
If. Miller 8!) 6 3 3 1 2 1
Van Meter ss 5 1 0 i 3 2 >
Matthews lh 7 3 3 6 0 1
Morgan c 6 2 2 9 4 0
Platt cf 5 1 4 3 0 1
Plllard p 4 2 11 1 2
Edgar If 5 2 1 0 0 1
G. filer rf 5 0 1 0 0 0
Nelson 2b 4 2 1 « 11
Totals 47 16 16 27 11 9
Hartman i* 1 . 6 1 2 1 0 0
Marlutt 3b 6 2 3 4 0 0
Sherman ll> . .4 3 4 9 0 2
Parhum c .5 2 1 4 0 1
Gale cf 5 1 2 4 0 1
Kush ss 3 2 0 3 5 2
Mulvihill *b . 4 0 1 2 3 3
Beckman 1 0 0 0 0 o
Montltthlf, 4 2 10 12
Mi Mart tie j> 2 2 0 0 0 o
Carpenter f ... 200010
Totals 42 15 14 17 10 11
Score by innings
Pnoll .0 3 2 0 0 2 0 8 2 10
Haxtun 2 it 0 6 0 1 0 0 0- 15
Summary Two base lilt- Platt,
Three base bit—Morgan Home runs
Murlntt, Bb"imun Struck out by
Plllard 9, by McMurtrle 2.
(Continued nty page eight )
Winner a of Fir at
Prizes at Fair
Following are winners of first
prises on cuttle, horses, mules and
Shorthorn —Bulls two years and
over. Otto Jasper; one year and
over. Otto Jasper.
Hereford —Bulls, tw’o years and •
over. O. L. Waterman; one year and
under two yeara. Fulscher A Kepler; i
under one year, Fulscher A Kepler.'
Heifers, two years and over. Harold
Fulscher; one year and under two,
j Fulscher A Kepler; under one year,
| Fulscher A Kepler. Cow and calf
i by aide. Harold Fulscher; champion
bull. Fulscher A Kepler; champion
' cow. Fulscher A Kepler.
Holstein —Bull, two years and over,
i August Rehfeld; cow, txvo years and
over. Fulscher A Kepler . Heifer,
under one year. August Rehfeld.
Jersey—Bull, two years nnd over.'
Frank E. Gray. Cow, two years and
over. Walter Bryant.
Crude beef cattle —Cow, two years !
and over. It. E. Ensminger. Heifer,
, under two years. R. E. Ensminger.
Horses and Mules
Stallion, two years and over. W.
, H. Perry, Belgian; one year and
under two, W. C. Krueger. Percheon. :
Colt (mare or stallion), under one!
year, W. C. Krueger.
Mure, two years and over. W. C.'
Brood mare und colt by side, W. C.
Mare or gelding, two years or over.
W. W. Heilman.
Mare or gelding, one year, under
two. W. H. Perry.
Brood mare and colt. Glen God
Draft team In harness. George Hell*
Sweepstakes, stallion. W. H. Perry.
Sweepstakes, mare. W. H. Perry.
Jack, two years nnd over, Alfred
Mahler; sinking Jack, Alfred Bahler.
Team mules In harness, Roy Olson.
Mules -two years und under three.
C B. Colglarler: three years and
over. Roy Olson.
Ponies Two years and over. Lloyd
Montleth. Mnre and colt, George
Helllger. Jennies, aged, Alfred Bah
Duroc Jersey—Boar, two years. J.
H Boyd; one year. It. L. Anderson:
six months. It. L. Anderson; pig. c
G. Mllllngc. Sow, two years. K. J
Ellis: one year. Ft. L. Anderson; six
months. Warren Pope; pig. Everett
Hurt. Best litter. W C. Krueger
Champion hoar. J. H. Boyd. Cham
pion sow. K J. Ellis.
Poland-Chltta —Boar. two years.
Ed Foster; one year, George Borer:
six months. Ed Foster: pig. Fred
• Marlett. Bow, two years. Ed Foster;
one year, George Krtck; six mouths.
Eil Foster; pig. Alfred Bahler. Best
Mtter. George Krlek. Chumplon boar.
Alfred Bahler. Champion sow. Ed
Hampshire Boar, two years. Les
Slack; one yeur. Larson Hrotlu rs.
pig. W. C. Krueger. Sow. two years.
Jacob Cnrluh: pi*. W. C. Krueger.'
Litter. Jacob l r nrulh. Champion mule.
W. C. Krueger Champion sow. Lar
son Brothers.
spotted Poland-Chtna—Boar pig.
Herbert Jung. How pig. Herbert Jung.
Beat litter. Herbert Jung.
Chester White —Best litter. Arthur
Pig Club—Polund-Chlna sow far
rowed Murch 1: Allred Hahlor. 1st:
Edward Marlett. 2nd: Fg#* Marlett.
:ird; Doyle Foster. 4th; Eldon Bah
ler. 5th Duroc Jersey farrowed
March 1. sow pig: Everett Hart. 1st.
Lyle Pope, 2nd: Earl Hartsock. 3rd;
Millard Pope. 4th; Grace Russell. 5th
The Pig Club
The pU club was organised lust
spring by F. E Brolllar. Smithsonian
toucher for Phillips county. The
club was open to any boy or girl In
the county. Each one entering wus
to purchase a registered sow far
rowed March 1st nnd care for the
same. Two classes were entered at
the fair. Everett Hart won first
prize In tli Duroc*Jersey class with
Ills sow "Hueon." He also won first
prize In the open class, meaning his
pig was the best In the county. The
prises were $20 cash and a register
ed sow. given by A. (’. Caubln.
Alfred Mahler won first prize In
(lie pig club with his Polund-Chlna
sow pig and first In the open class
i and grand champion.
Tills !*> n greut showing for the
• (•it* nnd there will he many entries
’ next year.
Tuesday evening about 6:30 oc
curred a shocking accident at the
fair grounds when Ralph Henrlckson,
fourteen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
H. Hendrickson, was struck by the
propeller of an airplane and instantly
The plane had just lighted after a
flight about town and u crowd of
hoys rushed up to the machine, as
| boys will, eager to see. Young Hend
-1 rickson apparently w*as not uware of
the propeller which wus revolving too
swiftly to he seen, and was sucked
Into the machine, sustaining a frac
tured skull, causing iustant death.
Medical aid was summoned but
the boy was dead. The body was re
moved to the Colver undertaking par
lors and the parents notified. The
, shock prostrated the mother.
Services were held at the Presby
terian church Thursday, Rev. Illsley
offering words of sympathy to the
grief stricken family, and the body
was taken to Denver on the after
noon train to he*hurled beside rela
Ralph leuves u father and mother,
two brothers and two sisters to mourn
his untimely demise.
The sympathy of th * entire com
munity goes out to the heart broken
family In their sud bereavement
Mrs. Andy Justice was ut home to
twelve of her friends on Friday from
2:80 o'clock to 6:00 li. honor of Mrs
T. N. Drew ry of Galt-nt. Tennessee,
who has been spending th** summer
Th- house wnse beautifully decor
ated with cut flowers, the color
scheme being purple ami green.
Elaborate refreshments were serv
ed and- games and mush were • njoy
ed by the guests.
Local Camp of Royal
Neighbors Entertain
Lodge from Haxtun
Columbine camp of tit Royal
Neighbors of America entertained at
tiie dull rooms on Jhir-da evening
of last week in honor of the Haxtun
The rooms were artistically decor
ated In the lodge colors, purple und
white. Crepe paper was used to fes
toon the ceiling, forming squares of
the two colors. Each station was de
corated with the colors and beautiful
bnquets of flowers.
Tile regular meeting was called to
order uiui three candidates were In
itiated Into the lodge The degree
team did some very' nice work and
a pleasing scene was produced when
,je*el lights were flashed upon the
white robed ladles 111 one of their
At the close of th* meeting a play
was given entitled. "Interviewing
Servants." which was well rendered
by the members. This wus u humor
ous selection, und each lady *.**M
dressed to represent a different c lass
of servunt. The rust Inciilvd Mea
dames Mark Bovee. Bruce Wain,
Harry Foster. Durr Wain. Eurl Rus
sell. Cameron Young and Mary Kep
Another interesting feature of the
evening was the different games
Mrs. Limy won first prize in the
art contest. The contestants wore
requested to milk* an animal on a
card with a stick of gum and u tooth
pick Mrs Llnzy produced u lyoi
which wus quite u piece of art Mrs.
' rhosney won first prize in the butter
fly contest, forming the butterfly
from a paper napkin During l!»*t
games some o.’ the Indies had been
i busy preparing a banquet, which
. was served cafeteria style to tin* s«*v
. enty-five guests There was an abund
ance of fried chicken, suluds. rolls,
i enk*, coffee ami Ice cream,
i i Fifteen ladles from Huxtun wore
i'present to enjoy the evening.
At a very lute hour the onttertaln
» melit came to a close, i dull loft for
i home after having enjoyed tin* even

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