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PL: REISSUE BONDS.
THe Commissioners and County
t'A Clerk Go to Lincoln.
They Uiitc Arrmufcd for the Ralssaanca
of the 865,000 Outstanding Court
',' Hoai Bond H. W. A. Installation
Plvasant Dinner Party at the Home of
;-Mn. J. W. Johneon.
, Count Commissioners J. P. Falter,
TurnerZink and J. W. Cox and County
nrk .Tames Robertson went to L.in
coin this morning Tor the purpose of
completing arrangements for the
reissue of the $65,000 court house
It will be remembered that the com
missioners and the clerk went to Lin
coln several weeks ago and made a
payment of $15,000, or fifteen shares,
together with $4,000 interest, on the
old $80,000 issue. This left bonds to the
amount of $65,000 to be reissued, and
arrangements were made with the
board of public lands and buildings and
the etate treasurer to reissue the same
at the rate of 4 per cent 1 per cent less
than has been charged heretofore. To
day was eet for signing the bonds and
-The new rate of interest will be a
Baring to Casa county, in one year, of
$1,400. r -
. - M. W. A. Installation.
The .Modern Woodmen of America
ware Dleasantly eurprieed last evening
by the ltoyal Neighbors. Shortly after
they had settled down for the work of
the evening, it was discovered that the
Rntfi-room was filled with members of
the Royal Neighbors order and the
latter were invited to assist in tne in
stallation services. The following of
ficers were duly installed:
, . .Venerable consul S. P. Holloway.
Worthy advisor John Corey.
L Banker G. M. Spurlock.
Clerk Will Coolidge.
. Escort Dave Sampson.
"- Watchman Frank Wooster.
- Sentry James Kinkead.
i Physicians E. W.Cook, E. D. Cum
mins and W A. Humphrey.
: : Manaeer William Budig.
-After the installation some of the
visitors suggested that the Woodmen
wait until the necessary arrangements
hid been made for a repast. The good
things broucht forth were heartily
enioved bv all. and altogether the
"event .will be long remembered as a
' t. ... A Dinner Party
;1:Mm.-J. W. Johnson invited a num-
berof her friends to a dinner party at
her home yesterday. The dining
room was beautifully decorated with
Sowers and plants, and the repast
sordid before the guests was partaken
of most heartily. The following ladies j
Mesdames Schildknecht, Eads, Har
rison, 11. J. Sireight, Turner,Schultz,
Dicka-iD. McEwain. Dutton, Fred
Ljhuboff, sr., Johneon anu Grandma
Mrs. O. I Stewart is on the sick
Miss Lena Denning returned to
Mrs. C- L Meyer spent the week in
Lincoln with her parents. .
Evans & Hare are remodeling their
elevator and increasing its capacity.
(J ran villa Barbee has opened a
butcher shop next door to the drug
D. J: J. Conzott from Ackley, la.,
will occupy the office ju6t vacated by
August Dehning is taking in the re
tail implement dealers' convention in
Omaha this week.
Miss Bertha Goehry relieved O. P.
. Stewart by teaching the Manley
school Monday of this week, while his
; vwifo was ill.
-DivH. C. Madding and A. Zub.-l
tornado a trip to Lincoln this week to
(( pecure houses for their families, who
leave here '.his week.
Icf B.'fi Holmes of Holmes & Ander
son made a goods buying trip to
Omaha last Saturday, preparatory to
their opening this week.
""Messrs. L. Neitzel and A. Rikli will
T take a few days off, leaving here Sat-
urday for Milford where they will
.' visit old friends a few days.
The lumber for the now Methodist
. 'church building arrived this week
and work was begun Thursday morn
i , ingby Contractor Schmidt The build
ring will cost close to $2,000.
Henry Dinning bought the dwelling
occupied by S. M. Shatte and will
." rent the same to his brother-in-law,
;.. who has just arrived from Germany.
Tne latter is a mason and now all the
traded are represented in M,urdock.
. V; p. Wolf is giving the store building
' occupied by Holmes & Anderson a
general overhauling, putting on an
addition, a new roof and painting it
throughout. This will give us two
general stores that will compare very
favorably with any in Cass county.
RAILROAD SOTES AND PERSONALS
. , The dining car "Lincoln" has just
been overhauled at the local shops,
' : and was taken out on No. 7 this after-
,Koad mister O'Donnell of the Bur
lington was in town today on company
i The second entertainment Sun
day evening, January 14, by Prof.
E. Leischke and his classes in zither,
piano, violin and vocal, assisted by L.
Ottnat. New songs and! the latest in
muBlc. A social hop after the pro
gram. ' Admission 25 cents. Children
under fourteen years, when accom
panied by adults, admitted free. En
tertainment to be given at . Turner
hall..,. . . ... v
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i.fu i f lri weather before us, and prospects of havingto pay from 25 to 33 1-2 per cent more for Blankets, Underwear,
v. J fa a l venter Merchandise next season, due to increased cost of raw material and labor, it would be a good speculation
tn'huvloCr needs in this line now, as we bought our fall and winter stock last spring and summer, when all classes of merchandise
to buy your neeas in xn Drobably will not be duplicated again within the next five or six years. All woolen goods. Dress
15 t Ifperl all cotton goods are from 20 to 33 1-3 per cent higher than six months ago, an d
St Sthout Reason, as raw cotton that six months ago was 4 3-4 cents a pound is now worth 8 3-4 cents and a corresponding advance
?n at the mills has increased from lO to 20 per cent, but long as our present stock lasts we will contmua to give
our customers the benefit ot our eariy purendbeb.
of Jackets, Wraps, Skirts and
Many good things are here, but they
must go because an unwritten law of this
store says,. 'No garment shall be carried
over from one season to another." So
here is the chance for the shrewd buyer to
make an investment which will surely
prove a paying one. Yonrs is the gain,
ours shall be the loss, as long as we'll have
clean tables when this January sale is
over. We have placed our entire stock of
Cloaks in three lots, as follows.
LOT 1 All Ladies and Misses'
Jackets that sold at $6, $6.50, $7 and $7.50
your choice for $3.75.
OT 2 All Ladies and Misses
Jackets that sold at $8, $8.50, $9 and $10
your choice, $6.75.
LOT 3. All Ladies Jackets that
sold .at $11, $12, $15 and upward your
choice for $9.75.
First come, first served. At these
prices they must bring cash. We have in
structed our sales force to sell all our re
maining stock of Ladies Tailor-made
Suits, Dress Skirts and Golf Skirts "at
the first figure," which is cost.
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Al UlUULUUlMIU IttLL
Fred Itamge, a "News" Carrier,
Thrown From His Horse.
Two Bones In HU Right WrUt Broken -Woodmen
of the World Lodge Holds
Its Annual Installation ot Officers
Frauenvereln of the German Evangel
ical Church Hold a Meeting.
Prftd Ramere. one of the crrrier bojs
for '1 HE NEWS, met with a painful ac
cident about 5 o'clock last evening
. i t i '
TTa was ridintr his horse along Lincoln .
, . . ma
avenue, on his way to the office for h,.
ened at a switch engine in the etaop
yards and shyly stepped to one side of
the road. In so doing one or us xeet
caught in an opening In the road, and
both horse and driver were thrown to
the ground. The boy fell under the
horse, and his position for a short
time was perilous.
Ho was taken to the office of Dr.
Schildknecht, and it was found that
the two bones in his right wrist were
broken. It wi s a very painful frac
ture, and one that will deprive him of
the use of that member for some time.
The wrist was properly dressed by
the physician, and, besides experienc
ing considerable pain, he was reported
as getting along fairly wall today.
Woodmen of the World Installation.
The Woodmen of the World lodge
held one of its liveliest meetings last
evening, the special business ot the
order being the installation of officers.
Attorney J. L. Root conducted the in
stallation services in an able manner.
Following is a ILt of the new officers:
Couocil Commander H. M. Soen
ichsen. Lieutenant Advisor S. P. Holloway.
Banker J. I. Unruh.
Clerk C. E. Witherow.
Escort Gus Rhode.
Sentry J. R. Kelly.
Watchman II. T. Batton.
Manager Tom Walling.
At a. nreviou meeting a committee
had beea selected to make arrange
ments for entertaining the members
nn this nnnaaion. and they bad se
cured Fred Stadlemann to prepare an
old-fashioned oyster supper. To say
that the feast was enjoyed will be
heartily attested to by every member
who wab present. It will be 6afe to
state that the meeting last evening
was the best, from a social standpoint,
that has been held for a number of
Mrs. H. N. Dovey, assisted by Mrs
W. K. Fox. entertained about fifty
ladies yesterday afternoon in honor of
Mrs. Dearing of Lincoln, who is visit-
sng in the city for a few days. The
guests were invited from 4 to 8 o'clock
and the afternoon was spent in playing
high-five and dominoes. An elegant
6 o'clock tea was served and as the
guests dispersed many expressions of
nleasure were heard for the delight
ful entertainment furnished by Mrs
To Care La Grippe In Two Days '
Take L&xatire Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
E. W. Grove's signature is
rciuuu IUC uiwucj it it laus iu luic
on each box. c.
of Blankets, Comfortables,
Mitts, Knit Goods and
There are many who have not bought
their needs in this department, but the
prices that we quote throughout our stock
will make it good economy to buy for fu
ture use. Everything goes nothing re
served at a strtight cut of
20 Per Cent Discount.
All $5.00 Blankets during
All 4.00 Blankets during
All 3.00 Blankets during
All 2.00 Comfortables in
All 1.75 Comfortables in
All 1.50 Comfortables in
Charles Sharpe Is Jailed r Burglary
By the Lincoln Authorities.
The following clipping from the Lin
coln Post will be of interest lo Cass
county people generally, inasmuch as
Charles Sharpe, one of the principals
in the cb, has committed a number
of crimes in these parts:
"Judge Waters' court room looked
like a second-hand clothing store this
mnrnimr. the cause beintr thai the
goods alleged to have been taken from '
a Hock Island freight car by Ilnrry
Vinpont And Charles Sharpe. were
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stacked ui in a room, wuiio mo wio-
stacKeu xiy , ,
liminary exammauon oi luemcuo,
be 8een thut
illCI O V 0O va u t vw v
'The men are charged with larceny.
Ud thn huro-lnrtf of the car is said lo
have taken place in another county.
while the goods were brought to Lin
coln. Witnesses were called In the
persons of the conductor of the freight
and likewise the engineer, as well as
people who were able to Identify the
goods. The men have been tried
twico for burglary,but on one o -casion
the jury disagreed nd the other time
a juror got sick and the trial had to
Sheriff Wheeler received a tel -phone
mefSge from Louisville one
day last summer asking him to come
to th.it place to serve a warrant on
Sharpe, who, with two others, was
charged with obtaining money under
faUe pretenses. He was brought to
this city, but was released shortly
afterwards his father, who lives near
Louisville, going upon his bond.
Sharpe also stole a large supply of
clothing and other articles at Avoca,
and was captured with these things in
his possession while on the road to
The probabilities are that his latest
crime will land him behind the bars
for a while, at least.
William Chapman has been on the
sick list for a few days.
D. C. West is somewhat of a profes
sional photographer now.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Carper of Unadilla
are visiting Mrs. O. Carper.
Dr. Wallace of Union was up to se t
Mrs. E. M. PolUrd one day this week.
Robert Case was in town Wednesday
evening to attend a meeting of the
Jacob Gruber, jr., who has recently
undergone operation for career, died
last Saturday and was buried Sunday.
The funeral services were preached
by Rev. J. J. Lohr.
At the regular meeting of the Odd
Fellows last Saturday night the fol
lowing officers were installed: Henry
M. Pollard, N. G., Gus H. Road. V.
G., W. E. Cundy, secretary, A P.
Sturm, financial secretary, A. L.
Any one who has been placed in
quarantine in the city of Plattsmouth
on account of diphtheria or any other
contagious disease, is urgently re
quested to obey the rules of the board
of heafth. W. W. Slater,
Mitts, Hoods, Fascinators, Knit Skirts,
Flannelette Skirts, Wool Skirts, Flan
nelette Underwear, etc., at corresponding
Make your "New Year's calls" early
and make this opportunity to own mer
chanise at a low price yours.
Mrs. Joseph Fetzer is reported on
the sick list.
Loui.- lleinhackle was a sight-seer
in Omaha to J ay.
Dave West, the Nehawka banker,
was in town today.
Sam Shumaker visited in Omaha
i nd Council Buffs today.
S. L Cable and D. J. Pitman of Mur
ray visited in town today.
D in Hay of Wabash was a caller at
the court house this afternoon.
Rev. J. E. Baumgartner of Murdock,
was a Plattsmouth visitor today. j
Lute Bjedeker and Dr. HollUter
were m towa today from Louisville.
Ex-Judee George Spurlock was a
passenger for Omaha this morning.
Mayor F. M. Richey returned this
morning from a short visit at Louis
ville. Conrad Wehrman, a farmer from
ntar Murdock, was a county sect vis
County Superintendent W. C. Smith
m-ide a business trip to Omaha this
Mrs. W. U. Fisher and son, II imer,
of Auburn are in the city for a visit
with Mrs 11 O. FellowB.
Messrs. Frank Green and B. L
Kirkham made a business trip to
Omaha on the early train.
Councilman John Hinshaw left last
evening for Kansas City. He expects
to visit in that place for a week.
Claude J. Robertson of Oklahoma
Cltv. Okla.. i in the city for a few
day's visit at the home of S. A. Davis
Mrs. R se Hyers- Williams of Kansas
City is visiting at the home of her
father, R. W. Hyers, and other rela
Miss Helen TutUe,daug! ter of Judge
Samuel Tuttle of Lincoln, is visiting
at the home of Mr. and Mr?. A. F.
John Wright, a former P.attstnouth
boy, who is now employed by the
Oregon Short Lino at Salt Lake City,
Utiih, is in the city for a short visit.
Miss Dora Becker, accompanied by
Mr- B. E. Peacock, left this morning
for Kansas City, where they will visit
for several weeUs with relatives and
C. C, P.irmole returned last evening
from a trip to Arapahoe, Neb., where
be went to attend a meeting of stock
holders of a b.nk in which he is in
terested. Frauenvereln Meeting.
The Frauenverein of Evangelical
St. Paul's church held their first meet
ing in the new year yesterday after
noon at the home of Mrs. Henry
Marten. A dainty luncheon was
served, consisting of coffee, cake, etc ,
And all report an etijoyable social time.
Among those present were the follow
ing: Mesdames Fricke, Thierolf, Hein
rlch, E Lutz, J. Lutz, Rhode, Horn,
Kllnger, II ffmann, 1L Marten, J.
Marten, Grebe, Lehnhoff, sr.. Misses
Henrietta Meister, Gusta Rader and
Rev. P. H. Freund.
If you never saw a battleship you
can see ooe at White's hall tomorrow
Greatly Reduced Prices...
KID GLOVE SALE.
Our sale of Kid Gloves has been re
markably large this season, leaving us
with a great many broken lots, which we
are desirous of cleaning up before the ar
rival of our new spring stock month. We
have placed them in three lots and priced
them as follows, which is much under
Lot 1. About 150 pairs of guaranteed
gloves that sold at $1.50, $1.75 and $2.
Real kid, some silk lined, and the Grinnell
sample line of $1.75 and $2; Mocha gloves,
your choice 9gc a pair.
Lot 2. About 100 pairs of $1, $1.25
and 1.35 gloves, all sizes and about three
dozen size 5 of $1.75 and $2 gloves. Your
choice 75 cents.
Lot 3. A lot of $1 gloves, slightly
soiled and messed; a quantity of cream and
white chamois gloves that sold 79c, your
choice 49c a chance to buy good gloves
cheap that you should not miss.
Lot 1. Children's shons from broken dozens, sizes
5 to 8, sold at 75c to $1. Your choice 60c.
Lot 2. Misses' shoes, siz-ss 8 to 2, sold at $1.75.
Your choice 753.
L t 3 Ladies' Kid shoos, style a liltlo off, but ex
cellent stock; shoos that sold at $1.25; your choice 75c
Lot 4. L -dies' Shoes from broken dozens; shoes
that sold at from $1 75 to $2 50. To close out and re
duce stock we offer entire lot at $1.39 for your choice.
The county commissioners went
down near Union this morning tolook
afier some road matters. ,
A wator pips at the Hotel Riley ,
broke last night and did some damage .
to the plaster on the ceiling in the ,
, ostoffico. j
The Piatt-mouth Telephone com-'
p ny has i force ot eighteen men and
two te-inis at work today putting in a j
coppr met illic circuit betweon this :
city and Union.
Jailor J. D. MuBridtt reports that
the county jul has bieu empty, with
the xception of one day, since Dicem- j
ber 27. This is considered a goo a
showing for Plattsmouth.
Mrs. Steimker entertained at-tea
yesterday afternoon twelve lady
friends. High five and the discus
sion of elegant refreshments ren
dered the afternoon a pleasant one.
John Lindeman, who was called to
St. John. Kan., several weeks ago by
a telegram announcing the crit cal
condition of his father, returned home
ye-terday. He reports his parent very
Messrs J. P. Palter, Turner Zink
and W. J. Cox, county commissioners.
and Clerk J. M. ltnertson returned
from L'licoln last evening.haviug com
pleted arrangements for the reissue of
outstanding court house bonds.
D. A. Young brought some hogs to
Lmdloid Curtis was a Nebraska
City visitor last Monday.
William Royal and wife cf Rock
Bluff visited Joe E lington and family
There has been a new crossing put
across Main street near the Presby
Mr. Schlictemeier brought in two
head of nice cattle to ship from this
The members of the Imperial Mys
tic Legion gave an ojster supper
at Woodman hall Tuesday evening.
The following are Thursday's Mur
ray markets: Corn, 22l; wheat, 43c;
hoffs. 84.05: oats. 19c: butter. 17c;
Ex-County Commissioner George
Young passed through Murray Tues
day enroute from Plattsmouth. He
said this was the first time he ever
saw the mud so bad in Nebraska that
it would lock the wheels of a wagon.
An Old-Fashioned QuUtlng Party.
Mrs. Wintersteen entertained about
twenty ladies very delightfully at a
dinner and quilting party yeterday,at
ber home on Wintersteen hill. An
old fashioned quilt was stretched upon
frames and the ladies were required
In dpmnr.HL rata their ability in that
line belore partaking of a sumptuous 1
o'clock dinner, served from two pret
tily decorated tables.
That the quilting of our grand
mothers is not t lost art, as has been
averred, was proven by the equiaite
work dona by Miss Baker and Miss
Black, who tied for the prize the re
sult being the carrying away of a
beautiful, fancy box of bon-bons by
Miss Black. The work was all so well
done that the judges had some diffi
culty in deciding ho were the prize
January Clearing Sale
Wool Dress Goods.
There are several reasons why we in
augurate .this sale, but we mention the two
First To reduce stock before our an
nual February inventory, and prepare for
Second We are anxious to make 1900
better than the one just closed. "So goes
Monday, so goes all the week," says the
old adage, and we propose to make Jan
uary a busy mouth. To accomplish this
we will offer a
i $ per cent discount on all cash
purchases of Dress Goods during- January
Remember this is no "bunco" depart
ment store scheme, witn goods marked up
for the occasion, but a straight 15 per cent
off on all cash purchases from our regular
selling prices, which are "always the low
est," and with the price of Dress Goods
steadily climbing upwards in the whole
sale markets, will be equivalent to 25 per
cent discount from the retail price six
months from now.
6. E. wesoou & Son.
I OVER 6,000,000 BOXES SOLD YEARLY.
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i The enormous sale of Beecham's PiHs has been achieved without the publication
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Our stock is complete In all Hues and we
Invlta our friends to look It over We will
sndeavor to please you. Call and see us.
STREIGHT C STREIGHT.
(Sueoessors to lietry Boeok.)
THE PERKINS HOUSE
F. R. GUTHMANN. Prop.
Rites 51 and $1.50 pp,r ray
PLATTSMOUTH, - - NEB
"Lest We Foroet"
Says Oom P.tul, us ho twists
the British Lion's t'lil.
Lst you forget wo wish to re
mind you that our lino of Men's
All Wool Suits nt 5j7..'( is a
bargain. You'll pay n ev?j
$10 for them next yorr.but yours
now while they last at
Q tried for
It's Like Pouring Water
TfiroiiQli a Sieve.
to buy poor co il. We claim, and we
think ju.-tly, to s 11 a really perfect
coxl. nr.d are content to sell itta
really fair price. Those who u;-e it
are unanimous in their opini n of its
qtiHlity, and it is free from dirt, stone
and c' ir kr. Intense heat with tlow
combust on i one of its tx-ommn Ja
tions. f-'W pi ico is another.
Mendota $4 SO
Hard Coal 9.oo
PCBlehMter E.U.h Dfa-s-d Bras.
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