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Osceola, Nebraska
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W. li, Davi3 at Lincoln Friday, a Father Wagner was a visitor, at Central 'City trains, jester Wm. Kelly made, a trip to pniaha Saturday on business, returning home Rudolph Thanel, which occurred Tuesday of laat afeek. He was accompanied by 'John GabeL 1 Ira lrland who has been visiting her1 parents Jfohn' Rosenberrys, went home Tuesday evening; and was accompanied by "her Mrs. Rosenberry for short visit.

is help- ing Mr. 'Rosenberry I to bolld' Ills' ar bought the Myers known) OS the Benisch place, four miles north of Shelby for $2320 per' acrev WTi German Jtas moved to; the; place and are fisbtlnswith oar backs to tbwallrV-Field Sir Doug A'j tiera-wai belching of gttns. and on rushing1-' at- and crisis wia athand; though each German asaault.ihad been THEIR BACKS brought to a' halt. j- Dates 28; 29, '30 Oct. iJf 'y- SU A very enthusiastic group of men.

numbering about: gathered In this court room Saturday, -March iBth to talk over the: Fair 'situation Tor an i -l Several members mada; vthe atate-inent that if Was" the best attended fair meeting held in in years, in spite of the adverse Condition of the wed ther and roads; -4 pr'Ti The BoaNi ot Managers, met in the forenoon i laf conjunction with the committee appointed by rthe Commercial Club' to work out plan to present to county meeting-1 for (he indebtedness now hang- ing over. the Fair 'Association. After thoroughly considering ihe matter from all angles the proposition was finally agreed upon and presented to the county meeting' which area indorsed and read aa The city pf Osceola has agreed -to zaisfl for the jfalr association and the county ia to raise balance, All 'money tobe- solicited as-loans, (not donations) 'for theJFair; Association will issue notes, payable but at the net proceeds of the Fair Association prorata without biteresL The city of Osceola' is handling theirend of it and the matter of the county a voted to be placed in the hands of thb Executive boayd of the Fair Association cofialatfng. of tone miuih evenr: ppeiBlncL 7 The executive -board is aa follows: Btromsburg Hackberry Platte Osceola' Canada' VaUey.i-'s Pieasant Home Clear Creek Island Director. A.

"Harpert Peterson W.E Dake G.ESamuelson C. E. Caselbury O.J.. Kropatsch Ernest A Olson Clandei Kinsman Gus Hadwiger PROMINENT STROMSBURG CITIZEN PASSES AWAY AT KANSAS CITY THIS MORNING i 'S iWord was received hero this morning of fife: death of Aaron Anderson, early settler and prominent Stroma-burg at: fife' hospital, to: Kansas City 1 this morning." Information yesterday among friends at' Stromsburg was that therowaa little hope for hjs recovery) Funeral arranged ments are incomplete; as the Record goes to press hut the serylces will probably; Jn Stromsburg Sunday Anderson came to Polk CoUnty in 187fand bought the farm; throe miles southeast of Osceola; where hia Joseph; Andereon now resides. His wife passed away thirty years ago and he la survived by.

the1 following children: Joseph Anderson; Osceola, 'Anderson, Chicago, Albin ErAnderson, 8trpmshurg, Frank Anderson Edwin Montana, Mrs. August Anderson, Mrs. Arthiir Nelson and Miss Ines Andersen of Stromsburg. Obituary complete in- the Record next week.S5-: jz .4 Wade miller The marriage of Mis.

Eleanor B. Miller this city to Mr. H. Wade of 1 Rising ocdorrodi A-i prand Island yesterday, March 10. After a short trip to Oxnajfe ithe young be, at home Tona; farm nearRlsing I'ir Y-.

Tlie (bride is a kpown Osceola young lady and a daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs; jW, F. Miller; formerly residing on the valley, now living at Columbus. She' -Is highly esteemed among all who know- her and a large -cirpleof friends her The groom is ffneyoong farmer boy, of Rising City, swx of O. EWade.

and was overseas in the military' service and has a good: record as a soldier, The Record extends congratnlatlonB. to fight when you have plenty of room tP; fight ih ft' la easy to -live in buoyancy wbn there is nothing to depress youi likewlse it ls easy tq do when yon have plenty to-do with, but it is hard. for the man who' came Into possession of some' sort.1 and size by easy bequests; appreciate uphill job of the whose little is his all and whose all la' mighty little. Moreover the conclusion is, 'this Is the-particular phase of, earthly experience where It la grave' question whether. Ia getting tetter.

The Master said; that "the poor ye, have 'always you," but: It is a. mighty, unfortunate thing to run the iace of poor. durlng the time, however one iS Tunnlng changq that comes in the general make up of liv-Ing conditions these dsys, seems. to put those who are already, fighting with their' backs to the even closed yeL and while this may be argued as natural rather than' an artificial result of a remote cause. It is none -the less mighty' unpalatable, for the fact is that it hears still more heavily each day oh' those who are least: able to bear restlessness Of labor during" the- days since jthe closing of-the war, shows' where the shoe pinches hardest and whether we iqrxnpathlze with them as we should and assist them as we should, there is one thing mighty sure and that is that they are fighting a fight every day with their backs mighty close to the wall.

'Which of course emphasises the claim that Jn all walks of life, there are. those who are fighting a. battle In which their margins are close and the rational routine in the case of every man, is that necessity for economy- and conservation of resources and talents that has been so strong-ly emphasized since the" beginning of the' In these days also there Is a strong tendency of people in every walk of life to live outside of beyond income, so that many are kept with their noses' to the grindstone and their backs to the for the simplex-reason that they recklessly and thoughtlessly exceed their re sources and then complain because the battle. is It is as necessary for the individual to budget his expenses -and then STAY INSIDE THE BUDGET as it is for the corporation, the state and the nation to do those things. The fight is hard enough," the disappointments of life are trequent' enough, the difficulties to; are strenuous enough, so that it challenges the -best that WILLIAM OF THIS CITY ONE OF THE FEW i -THE STORY The Record dips, the following item frozn County pub- lished at 'Ogatalla, givjog.

a- mention of some at; the survlrors of the suak en.Sultan The statement Is in error in that those mentioned are tbe only survlrors, as Rev. William Crisp' of this city a 6 one of. the remaining heroes of -Jhat ill starred expedition. item fromthe Keith County, News Is as The Indianapolis Nqars of recent date, contained a lengthy up of the sinking of the Sultana in the Mlss- lssippl seven miles above Mem- phis, April 27.7 The sinking of the vessel which caused the loss of 1500 lives is graphically described by J. If.

Kimberlln of MCCordsTllle. one of, the survivors. There are. only two 'known survivors of the catastrophe in Nebraska 8. F.

Sanders of lloldrege and M. Woods Ogal- late.) i Mr Woods; informs us that' he' -floated down the river below Mem- phis a distance pf about ten milev also, advises ns that aevea survivors met at the last. National Grand Army. EncampmenL 7-. In correcting the Item the 7.

Record give herewith. a short blog-; raphy of Rev. Willlam Crisp, of this1' city, -whose sacrifices for hi country In fte houV of need constituted a very -much larged portion than waa the lot' of many of its other heroes to Few1 if any in the military 7. service of the United' Statro at that tlme! endured more suffering of. various sorts than did VUllam Crisp.

He waa bofn fa Cambridgeshire, England; Jan. 8,. 1884 and to this country, with his parents at the age of two years, locating In'LockporL N. where they Mlcfi- llllls- to man- August, of the of the He Wallace Army cam-: Stone Mountains, i. i i'- WALK yet thelr rushes Vhard3 to frlthstand.

7 From the smoke of the pterf Flanders that? day; came message urlth to all 'from' those fields idled ywlth dead, came the npessage which said, We fight with ocr backs to the It la easy to fight, with no foeman.tu eight, where no' dangers appear Xhe way; when the skies are all cleah and no trouble' is any one can go out and make hay. But the tlme It takes nerve, you will quickly "ob serve, Js when errors and terrors appall; and theres no time to; squirm; and you've got to stand firm, when you fight with your back to the wall Is easy to smile, and be gay all the while, if Fortune has fallen your way; you can stand on your without thought of retreat, and have not1 a fear of the fray. But you are not sure, when the footing Is poor, and. reverses repeatedly call and I feel for those men, whom I see now and then, Who fight 'with their backs Ho the wall. margin, is slight, on which some people fight, they are near to the edge; of the bank; and when they are gone, the procession moves on, and scarcely observes that they sank.

How little -we know, of the measure of' woe, of the many whose margins are small; who day after day, hoe a mighty hard way, and who fight with their backs to the wMl. Few were the messages of equal brevity and greater significance, which were transmitted daring the late war, than those few words In that suggestive message from Marshall Haig," when the British were so -badly pressed by the onrushlng Huns, In the summer of 1918, and when the real crisis of the war was on. For, at that time, it was plain (hat Hinden-burg and Ludendorff neither knew, or cared of the German losses, but their set determnatlon was to pierce the allied lines and' make some-gains at all Then it was that their fines were -hurled In mass formation t. -'T lines were in mass fonnatloa againit tbq s' M. of the allied Armies and-; rank; after rank of the' invading hosts were literally mowed down like weeds.

From this tremendous it was for the enemy' ever again to rise and the flower of the kaisers army that went to quick death in those days could never be replaced, nor try as they was there any strategy, camouflage or -of any kind that could prevent -the knowledge of those losses from getting to the ears of the commander-in chief of the allies -and fife great forward offensive that was immediately planned by General Foch. was -with the full knowledge that the kaisers armies from that time on were only a shell of the mighty hosts that for four long years had war so terrible to Christendom. It was during that great German offensive, and while the English troops were all bat fighting in the last ditch, that. Sir Douglas Haig gave that laconic in While XH he was taken tai -Vi March v- fTT" v. Board of.

Managers were. given sole powerte go. ahead -and for whatever line of amusements they saw fit and the meeting as a body voted, to stand by the boafd and give them their support In, whatever action they deemed advisable to take. Mr. Stryker representing, the Live stock exposition presented his line of entertainment and Alex.

Swfeler representing Western Vaudeville managers presented hia cbmpany both of which looked quite iavormble. 27 isl and sday of last week was con- fanner IzUthe county ChisUe 3 should immediately begin tb 'prepare some grain livestock or exhibits some nature to bring to the fair this year. There will be features of an educational- nature for the young people and the boys and girl that Folk Co. has never witnessed before. School-Boards should begin at once to inake ''plans tor their -school to make some exhibit and some in a body to receive the benefits of the fair.

They should instruct their teachers to line up with the County SupL and County Agent and cooperate in every way to. make this, fair1 a real event of educational value to the county. Teachers should study into the many ways' open for their school children to get some of the good out of the fair' by organizing some of the Bore and Girls Clubs In, their schools and prepare for the fair. Legion Dance At the meeting of the Osceola Legion nlghL It. was voted to public: ball on the' March 22, "at, the Auditorium All lovers of good mnslc dancing, are invited be Flynns Harmony Trio of farnish -the Cairo The State ti.

Jacobson which March I8th, at ,10 1 'oclock la a case wherein acob-' charged with having received automobile at his home in precincL' He is under the sum of County is prosecuting and Johnston is defending. Type of Ceuragb. examples heroism are everyday 1 life. To keep In the face obstacles Theres little in lifes to awaken poesy, -but to challenge, admiration. flag her, dnua beat many soul fight against odds that leave no chance for success, the soul fa beaded right it neither, retreat nor defeat.

It only to 'move, forward. It 1865, when. the prison overflowed to high waters and the prisoners rushed to Mobilei then up, the bigbee and finally -a bunch of or, four thousand: among wbom Crisp, were recaptured Wilson and taken to they heard the news of Lees and the assassination of dent After. weeks stay at Vicksburg, during time they werescrubbed and and glvbn lxfew uniforms, they the river packet Sultana north. The boat carried 196S nearly aUtfl whom were prisoners of war from Kentucky and There, were.

also, several dred Tanned soldiers and the crew making a total of T800 that started on that trip. a cargo, of sugar at family livedr.for five years: when moved to the. wooded hills of limn, near; the; present site of dale. Here Mr. Crisp grew hood and here on the 27th of 1862, he answered the; call, Union and enlisted In.

Co; rD" 18th Volunteeri.Infantry. served under Generated Lehr and A. J. Smith and was in the' of 'the -Tennessee during paigns which saw the battles1 of River; Lost 'and Kenesgw Chlckamagua and Chattanooga. operatlng in1 western 'Alabama' heba.

'where he was held until ii'Cs McGrew Father Wagner and Emil. Schott county seat visitors Moses Umshler has been'- on the list during the week, but Is better now, Kuntleman went to Omaha yesterday be is taking treat-mentforhis J. hUlncNtef Kldder. Mo, is' in the city for a visit with former friends and acquaintances hero. 7 Rev.

C. E.Ruch is conducting a series of revivals at the M. E. church, beginning last Sunday. rV O.

W. West is able to carry the' mail' on -Router 1 -again after, a few weeks of being laid up. Allen Barker and Mrs. Martin Foa-bender and daughter, Rcth. were passengers to Omaha, Monday.

Tom Reece left for Detroit: Friday, where he will spend a month in the school of the Ford at that place. Mrs. Roy Hart son went to Osceola, Tuesday evening 'for a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M.

Al Hartson. L. Aden returned home Tuesday afternoon from a visit with Mrs. Maggie Rysing at Yuma, Colo. Mra.

John Rasp- went to Omaha Monday with hey little daughter, Mae who returned to. school at that place. Mrs. Mike Wefet and Miss Llzze Kcnkel returned to Lincoln Tuesday after a visit at the home of Mrs. John S.

W. Ballenger went to York Tuesday for, afew days -visit at the home of his brother, J. W. Ballenger and family. Miss Belle Sutherland and Miss Dorothy Koon, two of the Shelby teachers, were in Lincoln visiting the week end.

Miss Nina Dotson who is working in a bank at David City, was in the city Sunday for a visit with her relatives here. Hubert Thelen and family came in last week from their winters sojourn in Texas, and all' are reported in fijie health, Albert Blevins and John Rosenberry weiii to Omaha the last of the and qrove' a pair of Ford trucks for ,7 mw Guy. Funkhouser went to Kansas City yesterday. for a visit with Funkhouser, who is taking a medical course" there. John Rosenberry is building a new garage, on the Moon place to which he has.

moved and which he bought some time ago. Walter Stunkel left for Bird City. KSns. Sunday going by way of Min-den' 'where he visited the family of John R. Davis.

Mrs. Karl Kreizinger had the misfortune to step on a nail Friday resulting in an injury from which she is suffering week. J. R. Wilcoxen, former manager of the Farmers Union Store hero, left Monday evening tor Sheridan, on a business errand.

-John Lucas went, to Gothenburg Thesday morning accompanying his sister on her return to that place she Is -Dennie McBeth shipped a couple of cars of sheep i to Omaha today, Clint McBeth and Dick West going down, with shipment. Frank Smith'; and Emery Abbott were passengers to Lincoln, Tuesday the former on the federal jury and the latter a business errand. Carl Thelah drove to Custer County Monday and will bef absent for a week or ten days and then expects to move his family to the. new farm home. Silas' Davis has word.

from his bro-ther, Ferry; that; the. latter -will go, to his' homestead in Wyoming 1 in' a few The land Is near Gillette. W. H.J Inness of tOrd was in the city a fewdays. last week on his way Kansas CJity and visited at; the home of; his daughter, -JdrsJ.

There will be commlasiqn sale in "Shelby I on Saturday, Morph 20th. List any property 'you -want to, sell with J. Peterson. Clyde Hayhurot, Auctioneer. si -if Dr'and Mrs: J.

R. Inks; returned Sunday from a visit at and Morse Bluffs latte; town being the home of their Mrs. Hot-tenw Lehmer' w. B. Michener wilV move' to the Pete Sommers tedt the residence now occupied by the iMichener folks will be occupied Henry Millers who have bought' it and will move to town John Hasteit.

came down from Faiy well. Tuesday where he recently moved and took his car home With the' family Hastert while from ih- here. i Harry i Blevins came down Omaha Mpnday and states that hia daughter; Esther Blevins jls 'getting along quite-, well and; that llkely undergo an f. operation while there'-'' -V A V-'W. Mrs.

Lena; Rosso and children' came in from. Wheeler County: Tuesday to her 1 father; Harman Taddekln, who haanot been well for past fqw weeks. Their home is at DanielThanel returned from Sta pleton Tuesday afternoon he will there rthlo season, j. -cJ' Hotchkiss has' made the pale and i delivery of hl l6f f- Implements to fhe Farmers' Union1 and Mr. Hotchkiss wJll'remain and manage the business aud may be retained permanently in- Fred Shiank moved last week from the farm southwesC of 'townto the Ted Stull the valley Fred will manage quite fin acreage down there; this year and hehas thd machinery.

-and. the pep tq jhandle it The Rebekahs held qqite a feast and frolic last nlght at-which Hlme a class of about forty members -were Inducted Into thq border, -The -drill team of, the Osceolafeamp came down put on the work and -very fine time Is This week has wltncsHed quite an exodus of moist every direction, fourcafs having been loaded Out during week. Hollle Rosebernr goes to Scotts BIuffs O. A. Elchhbrn to; Peoria Myron Thompson Litchfield and Bert Hutchison leaves for some point r- There was d.

farewell-surprise at the home, of Oadea Friday about forty of. the taeighboro and friends on them, and giving them a ver pleasanf time. Having sold' the farm to Julius Bernt, they expect to move to Lincoln about the 20th, inst, wheryUhey will make their home, VVAYLAND Mrs Rachel Moomey James and trf- little daughter spenthe past week here' visiting friends and relatives, -Miss Lauretta Conway; te teaching near Polk was home the latter part of last week on account of Illness; The bad blizzard which swooped down upon us Wedhesday hindered many frefer and Mru Forrest. Marble and little son Vic tor spdnl fife Sunday IvWrdff-dMrsRWeneT The in community been losing some stock recently. Lee lost, mare and Jerry Rosenberry lost-a calf.

Miss -Mary and Miss Helen Dunbler spent last Sunday with Dorothea Peters. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hawley afe family spent last Sunday with Vic Hillyera 1 Gresham. Little Jones, spent Friday and Saturday with her aunt, Mrs.

Pearle Stephenson. Adam Keehn marketed his hogs Monday. Harry Van Husen loaded his car at Stromsburg, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs.

Cory Stephenson were callers in the Walter Rystrom home last Friday afternoon. George Bonds have been haying the decorator and painter renew the interior of their bomqlhe past. week; Mra. Brlndle has a large students table to the Ichurch basement for the convenience of her Suit-day school class. Mr.

and Mrs. Hoffer spent the Sunday, afternoon with Mr. and Mrs; -e The members of the O. Clasa rendered a fine program at the church Friday evening. The crowd then went down Into the basement where Orville Keebaugh auctioned off the.

pies that theladiea hroughL The' proceeds were $130, which goes fojp- a good 'cause. As the object of. the' social was to raise for the suffering Armenians, -V A large truck from York, made several to' the Dick Moomey 1 farm and moved their? household effects to their hqme near York, which they hava recently IN THE-RECORD' -f. A. -if, Papa f-T i 'Sultana Survivors; of Aaron Anderson Shelby News Center Fire; center-- The County A1 9.

I PaAU Bystander Cqmmlsiiionerv la Merchants r- Page- 4 Boys and Girl Club Lutheran Correspondence Other Adv. os. w- yx yS.rK 'K i Page jE Locals Osceola Merchants' Page Stromsburg News -W' Monsons Ad fX, due. were three wis A by Gen. where surrender Presi-; of which cleaned took -T tor the soldiers re-qaptnred Ohio, VIr bun- boats souls' After unloading Memphis, We most all cooperate fair; tbe boat started on Its7 journey, at boosters and workers 865 days in the.

3 oclock in the morning: Tit had just year if we bring Folk County to the passed the Hen and Chickens, a small front where It should be. group of islands' seven -miles out and Suggestions, are solicited by indl- headed for the main when a T'v vldnala all over the county concerning terrific explosion occnrrqdand one of-A' criticisms, suggestions and Ideas that the boilers was destroyed. The' boat 1 you would like to present to the Fair took fire and burned to the water's formation of the situation on the Mrs. H. B.

Snyder Creston. Enlish front, we are fighting with is in the city for a few days viBit our backs to the walL at the home of her sister, Mrs. R. Chain, arriving 1 1 And there are others too. besides A.

Hanson of Elkhorn has been the. soldiers who fight with their in the city for a few days; the guest backs to the wall, and who, try as of hia sons.W. G. and Elmer Han-hard as they may, can never, pull out son. American regular Tuesday hold a' grand -evening of In Osceola.

and good present, York) will Jacobson case; of the. Vrae-called court Thursday ttnued to A. M. This son is a stolen blackberry bond in Attorney -Mills Wilber M. Highest The best found In steadily on takes courage.

common place theres much With neither an heroic seem to Yet when knows lias learned No matter liow hard the struggle is. keep In the face of severest trials great advance have been made. When poverty rises to -Shake oil Its fetters through an attempt to serve humanity challenges to unequal combat anti wins la proportion to file justice of its cause. Believed to Oldest Watch. According, to; well-authenticated reej orde tnrned up; recently In Nuremberg, together wlth a watch' believed to be the" oldest ln exlstcpce, that in stroment appear to The oldest ex-tant sample of the watchmakers' act.

It was made In' Nurembeig in the early part of the sixteen tir'centur. The works of this watch kren I together of iron. matespring has' an auxlrtary Spring In "the form of a pigs bristle de-' algubd to perform the regulatory func tlori. The second-hand wan still far iathe-future, when this timepiece waa mijde. So it has butthe hour and -mlu? ute'hfludss perhaps tlie most eiiyliutrc difference frdm the modern, ideal that thls watch extifelts.

however; is it ex- treme thickness. Thewaf-r as model for a watcli wa ar the alilty -ofthe medieval -i: artlsanr he, had learned yet how to -arrange? jthe works of a tlmepiece i-ujly jn. Spurious SirG. C. LewIs, In his Notes'ind Queries ISG2 expresed his dfebe-lief in any cBse of a bnman llfe ex-ceedlng lOO years He was wrong, of course, yet; undamentallyhls theory is not; to jfe aside Hghtlyv'owingto the fact-that- In 'numerous case of extraonllnary' longevity errors have crept In.

For instance the evidence said to exist In registers hasVoften been proved to refer to two persons of toe same name. In Vorie sensational (se. Carr of Shoreditch said to be 20T years of. Sge. ft was dls- covered that a figure 2 had been over a figure l.

As regards tomb-! atones there: I one, at first instance of 309 being fiVst carved, which may have been an Ignorant stone' cutters wjr. ofniakjng S9. Ex there is; in; ps pro ''gotnElo gjeT Cxpingand A 4 complaining -are Idle past; times and will get no' man anywhere except to the jail or the poor house and in cape you are one of those hard pressed individuals, of whonof there are so many, the thing to do is to meet the situation squarely' and fairly, find the fault and then figure the remedy. Life will be longer and even if the. fight Is hard one.

and the. margins are close, if you stiffen your upper Up and step to it a little hard er. Frank Munson is absent on business at David City today. D. E.

Deeds is the of Stromsburg friends A. P. Buckley of Stromsburg was in the city oh business today, Lindholm was the guest of Stromsburg Tues-C. Anderson; and Gus Samnei- son were, passengers to Stromsburg, Tuesday morning. Mr.

and Mrs." M. Davidson went to York today, haying roceived news of the' illness of their Mrs. '--There. will be sale, of home; made articles at the Lutheran Church, by the Harmony Society, Friday evening, 19. Auction' sale; and refreshments served following sale.

-Owing to an advance in. the cost of repair materials, ail tube and tire' re pairs will advance. ApTil 1st. Get your; work in and have, it done before that time. Osceola Tire Hospital.

'M-: 27-3 w. MARK ET8 A 30 Wheat Corn; Oats Hogsr. Butter Eggs Cream; 32 i a 13.50 i a. fl" A j-5-? CARD OF THANKS We wish! to' thank 'the 'kind, friends and nelghbors for the many acts of kindness, extended to us during the illnesd and death of -our beloved father, also for the 'flowers and to the choir svj Mr.and Mrs. Charles Newcomer 'Mr and 'Mrs.

V. A Newcomer 1 Mrji'and; Tom' Kries and "Mrs.vF, Newcomer 1 -CALL, FOR CITIZENS CAUCUS i The qualified electors of the City of Oscela will meet in caucus at; the District: Court 'Room- in City of Osceola on Wednesday evening Match M. for the purposeof placing in nomination a-; city ficket and to transact such other business as may; properly come before, the i caucus. I- F- Nuquist; Chalrmam R. G.

Douglas, Secretary; J. i i. i of the rut. Life is a mighty- queer procession of activity after any? 'how, isnt it? We come here from no choice of our. own and 'leave-the same way that is, most of us do and while.

we are here, it is a jolly. fight all the way. Vo most of mankind the fight is. Interesting, the competition is just sharp enough to enlist and al his energies and he likes the- game and when the years of his natural probability of existence are he lays down the fight, -feeling that it was good to have lived and views, with some measure of satisfaction the sum' total'of hia accom- pUshments. No.

man is satisfied with all the moves that he makeSon ihe hoard of this checkered but most' inen are pleased for themost, part with whatthey have able to do, and Uie1 preponderance of ac- complishrUent'' of things worth.wWle and the' fact that they mde some progress in the Unes along -which 'their activities'- were bent, affords sufficient and" so, i- are eventually resolved back into their, original state, in (he be-lief that', theirs was 1 a successful life In the principal, things that make for edge and sunk. Fifteen hundred' men perished as a result of this, one of the worst marine disasters In recorded history. T' At the time of explosion, Mr. Crisp was-sleeping on the, mate deck and near the. middle of the boatwith A hla.head to the englnes and about sta-vv; teen feet away.

He waa awakened by fiie noise of thei heavy explosion which carried) huge broken timbers and dropped -their fragments bn the men. 7 sleeping near. Mr Crisp got brok- 7 pn shoulder and three broken "ribsT- from this and badly; burned XX the arms and head, on which- deep set); scare teH mntestory, fifty); years-after this diroster. x-lnT -parboiled condltion and 'dazed -ffrom: the awfulness of the shock, he managed, to get froni under, 'the to.wltness-men by the score si going- over into cold waters of the Mississippi' which at that point was. three miles width.

rirer wu' running because of the 7. floods' of season kccountdd' tor- a7 part of its reat The 7 took fire in. the cabin which burned rapidly and 1, became 'X evident that it was doomed. Increas- teg numbers of men jumped over- board every minute and Mr. Crisp several times laid down to keep, from' being- knocked, off teto the river.

The boat -finally, swung, elear round giving the fire; a chance wUh the wted and its destruction' wife then but tion of a jew Mr, Crisp states-that by that time, those ichosq terror and excitement bul led them 7" to act without thought, had for the most part already gone into the water and the cooled -headed, ones took 7 time to- get, Many of them got planks or pieces of timber to, assist; them.v In hia injured Mr: Crisp let himself Into the water, and started swimming; going down stream in the light of the blazing which. -X (Continued on' 5th Page.) Board of Managers. Write them to the Secretary and they will be given due consideration. As a final word HURRAH! for the Polk County Fair. Secretary.

7'. Death of Royal Brown Warren Brown and Mrs. J. Brown left for Morrill, Nebraska, Tuesday evening in response to a telegram 'rocived that morning the death. of Royal Brown, Mr.

and Mrs. O. B. Brown of that place. The young irya is a.

nephew of J.BrCwn also Warren 4n Myron Brpwn of. this city. He sustained an attack of flu about fix weeks ago 'and since that time resulted in his death He Tas twenty: years pf ageand was one nf tbe seren children, four sons and three, daughters ofMr.widMrs. Brown- 1 1 v) MINISTERIAL' ALLIANCE 1 The Ministerial -Alliance' had an 1 interesting session Monday afternoon. Besides the reports and routine busi-ress there were many things of that came np for discussion.

from the interest tethe' affairs of' life, jhe members of our organization must still have their feet oh the, ground, as practical idealist realizing ideals and ldealizlng realities. Yyy tv Through tae of the press there; will heau article or an excerpt of; a sermon appiter each -week from one- of the As pastors and Churches we i thoroughly appreciate the copperefibn and. generosity on the part of the and we will promise to be' brief, and prompt and with the public we take; a live interest in all the' Important' factors1 of our community life. Religion -is one of the factors if 7 not the that will serve asaguage by; whlch- we may determine as i to -whether or.not our civilization -Is' or declining. At J7-.

A Klein, Vi, -i VrilV.they are never able to U' 3 outrun. -They 'fight hard but; they 'are Hji -V; I always -close- in' and their safety, zone -a one they are from' "to mouth.SlUthe wayiadd -thes fight. all the way tq Hfthe wall, The' clouds always sem to hang Iqw on thehorizon of their hope'ima; Jin; the cloud seems to 'make it nearer yfyi denserrather -'than to waft it a them and pause it to lift It is ewy some people are. born under; a. handicap of adverse circumstances, that; try Al.

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