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I . . . ' . + . , . ' " . ! . ' . : PAGES 24 t ctIii ! (1t4t t. nut. , PAGES 24 I , \ " " ' . . , . , \ . VOLUME I' FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA FRIDAY , MAY 13. 1904. ' NUMBER ig ' - y ' * ' - . . , . ' . . . " A Small Fire. " A blaze in the office of thc ' Falls City Compound Co. , upstairs over Cleveland Bros. ' store , came near resulting in a dIsastrous conflagration yesterday morning ' : Bart Messier who was at work . - in the laboratory , accidcntly - dropped a lighted match HI a ves- _ sel containing a quantity of gaso- lenc , and ill his excitement upset , the vessel and allowed the burning - . ' ing liquid t.o run over the floor. Time whole interior of the room was in a blaze almost instantly and the hall-ways on the second . floor of the building were filled with smokc. The prompt arrival - of M. Sweency , manager of the 6 company , averted a serious conflagration - . ' } - - flag ration , for he succceded in f' throwing the blazing can out of the window and extinguishing the flames mother can contain- ing b"o gallons of gasoline was in the roam , but did not ignite. - The location and nature of the fire caused considerable excite- - ment among the occupants of the building. The actual damage done was comparatively slight - - ' , ; * - - ' Mrs. Dora Miller. a- 1\1rs. Dora : Miller died at her home in Kansas City last Satur- day , at the age of 25 years. The deceased was a native of Scot- land , but while she was yet an infant her parents came to this country and located in this city. When Dora was only two years ' . old her mother died , after which she was taken into the home of W S. Korner , where she was tenderly cared for and became known to our people as Dottie Korner. She was , married six . J . _ _ II , / - . , years ag-o. _ _ The remains were brought to this city on Tuesday and interred . in. Steele cemetery beside those ot her mothcr. - - - ; . Wolf Scalps . , . . County Clerk Tanner paid I bounties on wolf scalps this week . . . , ' as follow : S. Timmerman . , 5 I young wolves ; Archie Bacon , 9 - ; young wolves ; Joshua Burnie , 4 - young wol \'cs. City Council The city council met in special " session on i\Ionday evening and . t : finished some business left over ' . ) - : from the regular session. The bonds of thc dcctrician- the engineer were approvcd. . Married : " . . Our old time friend and fellow ' : citizen , 'Villiam Phebus , taking advantage of one of the few spring like days we have eXlcri- ? S Sf cnccd this season , took his lady love , Miss : Sarah StC'phens , out to the residence of Judge Cleaver , on Wednesday evening , the 11th inst. , when they were by thc Judge united in the holy bonds 9f matrimony in thc approved and agreeable manner customary with the Judge. After congratulations had been extenaed they all enjoyed a sur- prise in the way of refreshments prepared by lrs. CI aver. After spending a pleasant eve- ning at the Judgc's , Iv1r. Phebus took his new made bride to their new home on IVlorton street , where everything had been pre- pared in advance for their rccep- tion. May they live long and prosper is the hearty wish of the Tribune Laura Gianini and Albert Speer were married at the home of the bride's parents , 1'11' . and 1\Irs. M. Gianini Wednesday evening. Rev. Alexander performed the ceremony in the presence of a few friends and relatives of the bride and groom. . The bride is a very excellent young lady , commanding the highest respect and esteem of a wide circle of friends who have known l1er since childlwod. The groom is in the employ of J. S. Johnston & SOilS , and during a comparatively short residence in this city has impressed all as a worthy young man and fully en- titled to the confidence and the best regards of thc commt111ity. : Mr. and l\1rs. Speer will be at home to their friends in the Weaver cottage Morton street aftcr June . ' ( . 1st. ; John Hinton Na.tura.lized. John Hinton , chairman of the . county board of supervisors appeared peared before the district court this week , renounced all allegiance - giance to Edward VII , King of . " England and 'having subscribed to , the necessary dcclarations declared by the court to be a citi- zen pf the United States of Amcr- ica. 1\11' I-Iinton was born in England and came with his par- cnts to this country when hc was two years old. His father took out papers and became a citizen of this country which of course made his minor son also a citizen. ' " But thc fathers papers have be- come lost and in order to estab- lish his citizenship beyond any doubt , .1\11' 1-Iinton took out pa- pers for himself. The court also granted naturalization papers to Hugh E. hillips. Charles 'Ventz and Henry Bickel. . . . . - . . . ' LOCAL AND PERSONAL Alice Banks of Preston spent this week with Pearl Prater. J. C. Shulcnbcrg and wife of Barada were in the city Wedncs- day. ' Walter Boyle came down from Omaha Vv ednesday to visit Falls City friends. l\1is : 1\Hnnie Jussen returned this week from an cxtended visit in Kansas City. George Hall and Simon Davies went to Verdon to attend commencement - mencement exercises. The telephone company has a force of men at work putting the line in better shape. Next Sunday is Octave of Ascension - cension day at the St. Thomas Episcopal church. All services as usual , and strangers are wel- come. 'rhere will be a German service next Sunday at the church of the Brethren at 2:30 : p. iii . Rev. A. Kohler will prcach. AU Germans are invited to attcnd. To any boy or girl who brings two paid up subscribers to The 'rribune , wc will give a free ticket to the big Wallace circus. Why carry water for the elephant or crawl under the canvas ? The ladies' guild of the Episcopal - pal church met Tuesday with 1\'lrs. ' J. R. Wilhite. A basket dinner was a feature of thc meet- ing which resolved itself into an old fashioned picnic. IvIrs. D. W. Sowles called up this office vVednesday and invited the force to the ice cream ' parlor where all were served with ice cream and berries vVe have seat he < 1'the dictionary from one cover to the other , but have been unable to find words sufficiently strong to express our apprecia- tion. tion.Dr. Dr. Hannah Fleming's black dog performed a daring feat yes- terday morning. 'fhe dog had been left in the doctor's office and tiring ot the confinement , leaped through a screen on a second story window and landed on a11- fours on the concrete walk in front of thc post office , much to thc astonishment of a number of men who were standing there. The dog seemed none the worse for his high divc. Marriage Record. Time following marriage licenses have been issued : Albert E. Speer , Falls , . . . . . . . _ _ Laura Gianiui , Falls CitY , _ _ _ . . . . . . .22 Wm. tl' S. Phebus , Falls City , _ _ _ _ _ .42 Susan L. Stephens , Falls City------29 May Move Depot , Division Superintendent Rus- " sel of the Missouri Pacific Rus"f companicd by the chief engineer , . was in town Monday invcstigat- ing thc changes that will bc necessary - cssary in order to move the l1CCt nearer thc business part of the'I ; city. It is proposed to move the t station to a point about two blocks west of the Commercia ] hotcl. Superintendent . Russell . expressed himself as , being much in favor of the change , and the chief engineer says thc plan is entirely fcasiblc. . State Delegation ' Fred W. Miller has named thc following persons as delegates to the state convention to bc held at ° t Lincoln , May 18 as follows ; C. F. Reavis , chairman , J. L. Cleaver - er , W. J. Wells , Louis Plegc , Geo. Peck , Earl Lemmon , Cass Jones , Henry P. Rieger jr , C. B. Snyder , T. C. Cunningham , W. 1-1. 'Vigton , Claude Linn , James Stephenson , Martin Werner , H. D. 'Veller , H. S. Belden , W. B , Alexander L. Shelton , O. Ayres , C. Morris , L. Poor and William Brando . , v.More More Expa.nsion. You will notice that The Tri- bune has grown considerable since you saw it last. We know that you will appreciate the good timings tha the change provides. In its present shape 'fhe Tribune is by far thc largest paper in Richardson county and its circu- lation is rapidly assuming the same proportions. Notwith- standing the fact that the size has been doubled the price remains - ' mains the same-one . dollar per yea . ' District Court. Judge Babcock held district court in this city during the week , and while a whole lot of business was transacted , but few cases reached a final scttlement. The time was taken up in arguing motions , and progress was made ill many cases that still remained . on the docket when court adjourned - journed yesterday noon. Several divorces were granted and sever- al decrees of fore closure entercd. 'fhe jury was dismissed Tuesday morning without having been called upon to serve. Pastor Resigns Rev. J. E. 1-Iollcy has tendered his resignation as pastor of the Christian church and the same has been accepted. No defi ite arrangements have been made to fill the vacancy.