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Every Seat In the Auditorium of
the Church Occupied.
RT. William Hiom of LloeU Delivers a
Win' Address H. D. Travis Present
the CUM With Diplomat Presbyterian
Church ' Beautifully Decorated In
Honor of the Occasion.
The crowd that filled the auditorium
oi the Presbyterian church last even
log waa a flattering tribute to the
school officers and the graduating class
of 1900. Every seat was occupied, all
available aiace filled with chairs and
standing room at a premium. It was
an extremely warm evening, but the
large audience remained until the last
number of the program was completed
and listened with close attention to
the musical and literary numbers.
The stage decorations were not elab
orate, but very pretty, the letters of
the class motto "Labor Conquers
Everything" being suspended by in
visible wires and artistically deco
The exercl8 opened by a piano solo
by Miss Kessler, followed by the invo
cation by Rev. Sleetb. Misses Patter
son and Vallery sang "Spring's Greet
ing" very sweetly, Miss Fletcher a con
tralto solo "Asleep la the Deep"
and The News quartet furnished a
musical number entitled "Until the
Dawn," which was exceedingly pretty
and well received. The valedictory by
Miss Eunice Davis was very good.
"Perseverance" being chosen for her
subject. Miss Davis has a pleasant
voice and clear enunciation, and the
class made no mistake in choosing her
for their valedictorian.
Tha address, hv Ftnv William Manas
of Lincoln was a fine effort very elo
quent and scholarly throughout. lie
charged the class to impress their per
sonality on the age in which they
lived, and cited various heroes of his
tory, the record of whose lives will
never die. In spite of the discomfort
of the heat and crowded room the class
and audience followed his words with
attention that showed genuine appre
ciation of the subject.
At the close the class came forward
- and received their diplomas at the
ands of H. D. Travis, the thoughtful,
earnest faces of the young men and
young women composing the class
showing the impress of the ysars of
study that had reached theculminat
tng point last evening. .acn year
shows marked improvement In school
work, and the class of 1900 goes forth
well equipped for the battle of life for
which these years of school training
have been but preparatory lessons.
DEATH OP MRS. SHERMAN
Away After a Lingering Illness
With Heart Disease.
After a lingering illness of many
months with heart trouble, Mrs. C. W.
Sherman passed away at her home in
the Second ward at 11:20 last night.
During the family's long residence in
Plattsmouth, Mrs. Sherman has made
many friends by her kind acts and her
place in the community will remain
Deceased was born at the village of
Pittsburg, . Van Buren county, la.,
then a part of Wisconsin territory, on
August 24, 1842. She was reared
in Marion -county, Iowa, and was
married August 20, 1866. Ten chil
dren blessed this union, seven of whom
are living three daughters and four
sons Mrs. Eva Belville of Knoxville,
la.; Charles S., of Lincoln; Mary
Louise Holloway of Lead, S. D.; Frank
M. of Lincoln; John W., Albert L and
Deceased was a devoted wife and
mother, a sincere but unpretentious
Christian and a true friend, and the
bereaved family have the sincere sym
pathy of the entire community.
Funeral services will be held at the
residence, west of the High school, at
8 a. m. tomorrow, conducted by Rev.
Dr. Baird of the Presbyterian church
The remains will be shipped to Glen
wood, la., at 9:20 a. m., where inter
ment will be made by the side of a de
Unusual interest was taken in the
exercises in the various rooms of the
schools Thursday. A large number
of parents ana otners spent me aiier
noon with the children and young peo
ple. The high school had a fine musi
cal program. In Miss Ktnkead's room
alone there were some thirty visitors
present to enjoy the excellent program
which had been prepared. Eich
grade, from the lowest to the highest,
was prepared to entertain its guests
and those privileged to attend were
delighted with what they had seen
and heard during their visit. It was
very gratifying to both pupils and
teachers to have so much interest
taken la their work.
"It is a surprising fact," says Prof,
Houton'that in my travels in all parts
of the world, for the last ten years, I
have met more people having used
Green's August Flower than any other
remedy, for dyspepsia, deranged ltver
and stomach, and for constipation.
find for. tourists and salesmen, or for
"persons filling office positions, where
headaches and general bad feelings
from irregular habits exist, that
Green's August Flower is a grand rem
edy. It does not injure the system by
-frequent use, and is excellent for sour
stomachs and indigestion. " Sample
bottles free at A. W. Atwood's.
Sold by dealers in all civilized coun
The Vienna bakery now has a bread
wagon, and anyone wishing bread de
livered at their homes can leave or
ders at the store or call up Nebraska
telphone No. 21 &
' J. G Ptalc, the leading tailor, has
process to clean your suit that no
one else has.
NEWS Bit IE FLY TOLI.
Social dance Jane 2d at Turner hall
Call at the Vienna bakery for fresh
bread, cakes, pies, etc.
Doughnuts, cookies, buns, rolls, etc
at the Vienna bakery.
" J. C. Ptak, the leading tailor, makes
fashionable suits of clothes.
Wanted Experienced girl for bouse
work. $3.50 per week. Apply at New
Have your trousers made to order
J. C. Ptak carries a fine stock of pat
The King's Daughters will have an
"unusual social" June 8 at the home of
Mrs. Dr. Marshall.
Harvey Boavor and wife, from the
vlcinltv of Elmwood, visited with
relatives in the city Thursday.
Have your suit cleaned and pressed
It will look like new. Hudecek & Mc
Elroy will be glad to do the work for
Evergreen camp, No. 7, Woodmen of
the World, initiated four new mem
bors at' a special meeting held last
The case of Brrr vs. Tinkham and
the hearing of several motions occu
pied the time of Judge Jeaeen in dis
trict court today.
County Superintendent W. C. Smith
is wearing his left eye in a sling today
that member being severely aftlicted
with granulated lids.
Cards are out announcing the forth
coming marriage of C. S. Polk and
Miss Elizabeth Eikenbary. The happy
event will occur Wednesday, June 6.
June 2d is the date fixed for the
social dance at Turner hall. The
vounff ladies who have matters in
charge will see that all present have
in mentioning the attachment case
of S. E. Hall & Son vs. Kl Smith, yes
terday TnE News made a slight mid
take. C. S. Polk appeared for the do
fendant and not for tho plaintiff, as
The Gund Brewing comuany's stor
age house in the Burlington yiirds re
ceived a coat of paint today, and the
appearance of the structure has been
greatly improved. A. Nitka and Gid
Archer were the artists.
Misses Gene Marshall, Bertha Kn
nedy, Maggie Mapes, Lizzie Eikon
bary and Messrs. ltoy Dodge, Albert
Fricke.IIilt Ve9Cott and Charley Now
man, of the High school graduating
class of '97 chartered a carryall and
drove out to the farm of Iv. White this
morning to spend the day picnicing.
The case of the State of Nebraska
against Jake Miller in police court was
again continued this morning on nc
count of the fact that the attorney!
were busy in district court. . It was
continued to June 15 This is tho case
whereing the defendant is charged
with disturbing the peace and threat
ening to strike Mrs. llosa Kupp with
a coupling pin.
Miss mora Uonovan. who has been a
teacher in the local echools during the
term just closed, departed yesterday
for Denver, where she has accepted a
position in the Arapahoe County hos
pital. This hospital is a school for
trained nurses. Miss Donovan's many
OBSERVE MEMORIAL DAY
Plattsmouth friends wist
in her now field of labor.
Mr. and Mrs. II. R. Neilzel returned
from their eastern trip Sunday room
Mrs. John C. Stroy made a shopping
trip to Omaha Thursday.
beveral of our business houses nre
dressed in new coats of paint.
Crops In this part of tho county
never looked better this early in the
Mr. and Mrs. F. Wolf returned from
their extended trip, to Omaha and
Madison Thursday evening.
Mrs. E. T. Tool and daughters have
gone back to their old home in Storm
Lake, la., for a few weeks' stay.
We are glad to welcome Mrs. L. A
Gow, a dressmaker of Wabash, to our
business circle, and hope she may
prosper in this field.
xienry uutnman wno omciatou as
local cashier duriog the absence of Mr.
Neitzel, left a good impression among
the business men here. In time he
will make a good banker.
A. N. McCrary and family intend
leaving for a prolonged vacation next
week. They .intend calling on all
their relations and friends near Ply
mouth, Ind. We wish them a good
We are sorry to announce that
Danny Thlmgan who went to Omaha
to have an operation performed has
had to have his limb amputated above
the knee. He Is now getting along as
well as could be expected.
Dr. Hall of Plattsmouth, one of the
oldest and best known physicians in
Cass county, has decided to throw in
his lot with us, and we can assure him
of the "glad hand"where he is known.
We bespeak for him success.
The case of the United Mutual nail
Insurance company vs. J. M Craig
was to have been tried before County
Judge Douglass today,but by an agree
ment among the parties interested the
case was continued thirty days. The
plaintiffs seek to recover assessments
which they claim are due on a certain
policy held by the defendant.
Two Years In the 'Pen."
Fred Hartman, the young man who
last week plead guilty to the charge of
daylight burglary, was sentenced by
Judge Jessen this morning to two
years In the penitentiary. Hartman
is the fellow who burglarized Mike
Mauzy's residence last August.
A. W. Atwood's drug store is head
quarters for wall paper.
lMattsinouth People Pay Tribute
to the Dead.
Appropriate Exercises Held at White's
Hall, After Which the ProcessloD,
Headed By the B. & M. Band, Marches
to tbe Cemetery Graves Profusely
Decorated With Flowers.
From JTlmrsday's Daily
The memorial exercises held in this
city yesterday afternoon were attended
by an unusually large crowd despite
the warm and threateniner condition of
the weather. Flags at half-mast were
displayed on the flag poles on the court
house, Garfield park and other promi
nent public places, and earl' in the
morning many of those who have loved
ones resting in Oak Hill cemetery
could be seen wending their way out to
that cherished place, carrying biskcts
filled with beautiful flowers and other
tokens of respect. The graves were
decorated and the day was otherwise
spent in honoring and cherishing the
the memory of tho dead. 'Tin true
while this loving work was in proeress
many tears were shod and many hearts
were sad, but the thought that it was
paying a tribute to the memory of the
dead seemed to have aconsoling effect.
The B. & M. band played several pa
triotic airs on Main street in front of
White's hall just before the opening of
Kxerclnes at the Hall.
The oxercisos' in the hall were en
joyed throughout. On the stage were
Beated the speakers of the day, mere
bers of the bar, the county officials an
the singers. Hon. It. B. Windham
presided and in opening made a few
Hintid and most appropriate remarks
After the prayer by the chaplain an
the reading of the general orders by
the adjutant, the audience, led by
chorus, united in singing "The Sta
Spangled Banner." The chairman in
troduced Hon. John A. Pavies, who
delivered an address that stirred th
hearts of everyone present. He spok
of the two-fold object of their comin
together to decorate and to commem
orate. They were to commemorate th
patriotism and the gallant deeds not
only of the dead, but those of the liv
ing as well, lie spoke of our inetitu
tions, their evolution and the general
progress of tho nation; the changos
that had been made in our constitution
from time to time, necessitated by ou
growth and changed conditions. II
spoke particularly of the old electoral
college and of slavery, both of which
while onco uphold, today have few, if
In speaking of the practical and
tangible results of tho struggle he
enumerated the following: First, free
laor; second, a more perfect union
tmru, more period anu inre perma
nent peace. Mr. D.tvies also spoke
touchingly of his visit to tho national
cemetery, Nashville, Tenn., whero lay
1(,000 union soldiers of the profound
impression the sightof eo many marble
slabs makes upon one, otc.
The address of Mr. Davies was fol
lowed by a se!ection, "Calmly Best,'
by The News quartet, which was very
appropriate and rendered with splen
After the reading of Lincoln's ad
dress at Gettysburg by B. C. Kerr
Jadge Paul Jessen was introduced by
tbe chairman and delivered an elo
quent address full of sympathy and
patriotism. He baid that to him the
day did not t:ind for bitterness of war
or for a victory over a vanquished foe
The people today look upon the vet
eran of the south as an honored foe
worthy cf tho best we can do for them
The speaker dwelt at some length on
patriotism, calling attention to the
ditTeront grades found in our citizens
He thought that the patriotism that
had been baptized in fire was perhaps
the strongest. Reference was made to
the strong courage and patriotism of
the women who now compose the W
11. C, and attention was called to the
fact that tho same spirit which actu
ated the soldiers of 177fi and 1SG1 moved
our young men to volunteer in 1898 for
tho war with Spain. Tho president
called for 125,000 and 500,000 promptly
responded. The judge closed his ad
dross by making use of a beautiful
poem relating to the gates of our na
tional cemetery at Arlington again
opening this tirno for tho gallant sol
dicrs of our late war.
Tho services closed by tho audience
rising and singing "America."
Tho procession which marched to
the cemetery consisted of the B. & M
band. Junior Order, members of the
W. It. C, soldiers of the Spanish
American war and tho erav-hairod
veterans of tho civil war. The rain
somewhat interfered with the services
at the cemetery, but tho program for
the occasion was fully carried out and
the graves of departed comrades were
each of these estates has been required
to pay a tax to the govern m3nt, regard
less of the amount of the property in
herited by or bequeathed to each heir
or beneficiary. The amount of tax
thus collected is several thousanl dol
lars. The collector is preparing state
ments of all cases where the tax was
wrongfully collected and the adminis
trators or executors will receive notice
to apply for a refund of the tax.
The syllabus of the opinion of the su
preme court is that "the words 'whole
amount of relate to the sum of each
legacy or distributive share considered
separately. Lficies not exceeding
$10,000 aro not taxed. Kite of tix is
progressively increased by the amount
of each separate legacy or distributive
share and not by tho whole amount of
personal estate of deceased from which
the legacy or distributive share were
Tho decision of the supremo court
will result in tho payment of alarga
sum of money to representatives of es
tates, if the condition at the Omaha
ollieo is any criterion.
A Detective Kn gaged.
As yet there has been no trace dis
covered of Jack Robinson, the tenant
farmer who has been missing from his
farm over the river east of this city.
A detective has been engaged to work
up tbe case and to see If be can find
any trace of the man or any causa for
his sndden departure and if be was
murdered to find out, if such a thing is
possible, the guilty parties'. The
neighbors seem to think that he was
murdered for money and his body
thrown in the river, after being re
lieved of all papers or other things
which might lead to his identification.
Nebraska City News.
For Whooping Cough, Asthma,
Bronchitis, or Consumption, no medi
cine equals Ballard's Horehound syr
up. Price, 25 ar.d 50 cts. F. G.
Fricke & Co.
If you want a new spring suit, made
in the latest style, call on Hudecek &
McElroy in llockwood block.
TUg Sweet Girl Graduate 1
and the Flowers hoM sway
just now. We hold sway in the mat
ter of Summer Neckwear. Nothing
so "Cool, Light and Airy" as a Kum
chunda tie. You want to sec them in
our west window all the new crea
tions in this popu'ar Silk Persians
and Polka Dots, yolid colors and fancy
patterns and the price is only
Clothiers and llnbri'claslit'rs.
ONE PRICE AND NO MOMKCY BUSINESS
Tin: war 1kvi:nuii tax
uirge Amount or lazes round to Have
Keen Illegally Collected.
The collector of internal revenue is
repaying to certain persons money col
lected under a false construction of the
war revenue tax, says the Omaha Bee
A recent decision of the supreme court
upon that part of the law relating to
taxes upon inheritances is to the effect
that the tax must be levied upon each
separate legacy and that all legacies
unuer tne sum of $10,000 are exempt
by the terms of the law.
Previous to this decision of the su
preme court the treasury department
ruled that the tax must be coll
pon the aggregate of the estate left
by the descendeut and not upon the
separate legacies. Since the enact
ment of the law there have been many
persons possessed of estates of a greater
value than $10,000 who have died in
the collection district of Nebraska and
George Meisinger of IMattsmouth ;
precinct was a vi-itor in the city to
M. E. Mant-peakcr, the implement
dealer, made a trip to Omaha this
Con S.ra and George Sayles came
in trom Codar Creek on th Schuyler
. T. F. Jamison, nssossor for Third
ward. Weeping Water, had business at
the court house today.
John Kiopp, assessor of Nehawka 1
precinct was transacting business this
afternoon with tho county clerk.
Charley Matous returned to Ilave-
lock this morn'ng, after a visit of sev
eral days with his parents in this city.
Georgo . Harsbman a prominent
farmer residing enst of Avoca was do
ing business at tho court hou-othisl
Peter Perry and M. L. Freidrich-of
Eight Mile Govo precinct wore look
ing after business matters at the court
.Miss Alnud Kennio, who c.iino in yes
terday to attend the commencement
exercises, returned to her duties at
Mrt'. Lizzie DcNedrio, who has been
visiting relatives and friends in the
city for several days, returned to her
home at Omaha th:s morning.
B. L. Kirkham, Charley Grimes, J.
M. Johns and Allen Stultz made up a
party which went to tho La Platte
sloughs this afternoon on a fishing ex
Miss Margaret Davis returned to
Lincoln this morning. She will attend
tho graduating exercises of tho State
University this oveninjr, nr.d will re
turn to this city next week to spetd
hor summer vacation.
ur. A. JJisorow, wno made many
frionds in Plattsmouth whilo here in
the interests of his cure for the liquor
and morphine habits, came aown from
Omaha last eveninc. IIo expects to
leave for California in tho near future
E. G. DOVEY & SON.
Garpets s Rugs
It's the low price and mammoth
stock to select from that gives its the
prestige and business. This is the
best chance you'll have to get a fine
or Velvet Brussels
Made. and Put Down for
SEE OUR SPECIAL
K1UI1T MII.K (iltOVE
nre visiting in
Rev. and Mrs. Toms
S. A. Will has recently purchased a
fine new organ.
The school at this il ice was closed
for Decoration da v.
Miss Dean urovo out to Weeping
J. K. Vallery was a county Feat vis
itor last Saturdav.
Miss Ruth I.evcrago is visiting hoi
sister, Mrs. Albert Satchell
Miss Mary Barker wnsaruestof hor
sister, Miss Martha, Sunday
Grandpa Metteer is down from Elm-
wood for a visit with friends.
Tne Children's day program will be
rendered Sunday morning, Juno 17
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Hild visited
over Sunday with friends at Elmwood
Eight Mile Grovo was largely repre
sented in Plattsmouth Decoration day
Uauiel Kiser and family were patron
lzing tne i'lattsmouth merchants I-n-
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Spangler spent
Sunday with tho latter's parents, Mr
and Mrs. A. S. Will.
Mrs. tranK lixnaruson is enjoying
a visit from her friend. Miss Hooping,
Mr. and Mrs. Addison Kiser at
A. 1 1 1 0 1 m a -.
louueu ine iunerai oi Mr. Kelly, near
Colonel Jenkins camo up from Mur
ray and spent Sunday with Mrs. James
Jenkins and family.
fliiss bmma meisinger is sultering
severely from comintr in too close eon-
tact with a poison vino.
Mrs. Will Cook and children and
Mrs. Steve IJarker and children from
Weeping Water aro vieitinjr at Peter
Charley Murray, formerly of thii
place, but now a resident of Fender,
came in lirt week for a visit with old
Mrs. Greene has returned to her
home in I'lattsmouth after visiting
severrl days with her daughter, Mrp.
Mr. and Mrs. George Mcisinger from
near Cedar rerit wsnt-u iwei-
singer s parents, junn jvraegcr ana
wife, one day last we k. v
There will be a neck tie basket social
at the home of V imam Wotenkamp
Saturday evening, June 10. Proceeds
to bo usod for the chntch.
There was a large number of people
fit the cemetery at this ulace Uocora-
tion day aid several of the graves
wero beautifully decorated.
Misses Ethel and Pearl Kerry and
Charles Ferry and DeWitt Glenn at
tended a birthday party at Walter
Ferry's, near Wabash, last Friday
15c, 20c, 25c and 30c.
Wash Dress Goods
A f Cl
styles zvc. Dine a"vms nr tne cele
brated G. D. Chicago Corset Waist Si,
ve ilo.en of the best Suni
niade lonff ami short
rioie aofents lor tne
Nottingham Lace from 1 up. Urus
sels Net and Irish Point bought Irom a
New York importer at very much below
the regular price. Also..
Fine Lawns, at 7 ami
thing for cool wrappers.
6 Cneen Quality
You know what that means
Oxfords are the coolest,
the best fitting, and the
easiest walking shoes
conceivable. They are
also exceedingly handsome.
otamped on sole.
The best $3.00 Shoe made in the United
States all styles. Also the new things
in Oxford Ties tans and blacks $2.50.
We are sole agents for Plattsmouth.
VR II A VIC THIS BICST
35c Fringed Window Shade
in the county cheap at 50c.
WK HA VIS
Last Year's Prices
on most of our goods,
THE LOWEST, on the
Best Assortment of...
. ..In Plattsmouth or Cass count v.
E. G. Dovey & Son
..IN OUR TAILOR SHOP..
We show you the largest assortment of woolena in the county. We give
you full value for your money. If we make you a Su.t of Clothes, a pair of
Trousers or a fancy Silk Vest you get the latest cut and first-class workman
ship and at reasonable prices. Our guarantee is good. We havo a clothos
e'eanine process that no one else has. Give us a trial.
'latts. 'Phone 2fl.
The Leading Tailor.
: Your Horse.. $
THE NEWS does
iAIIJJ0AISOTIIlEBSOXAl.lp; YOUR WANTS.
A bir steam shovel will bo put to
work Monday morning in the cut just
west of the Burlington's Missouri river
bridge, and tho work of making the
(111 ou the east end of the structure
will be pushed to completion. A large
tank which is lo bo used aa a water
supply arrived yosterday and has been
put in place.
Traveling Engineor Hedges of the
Burlington came in from Lincoln this
morning on company business.
All p.-rporiM knowing themselves in-
deht 'd to in will please call and set
tle. W. A. Humphrey.
Many a fair young child, whose pal
lor has puzz od the mother, until she
h.is suspected rightly her darling was
troubled with worms, has regained the
rosy hu of health with a few dosoj of
White's Cream Vermifuge. Price,
25 cts. V. G. Fricke & Co.
Telfor, Shepard & Co. will clean
your house in and out, top to bottom.
Charges right. Plattsmouth telephone
(Special notices under this head will be charged
lor at the rate of one-hall (H) cent icr word
(or each insertion.)
IOR SALE A new surrey and a Rood sewing
machine. ' Inquire ol V. L. Street.
IITAN l'ED Every one who desires a hrst-class
I newspaper 10 suuscriLm iui inr. i, vrnmi
News, the leading daily of the city
cents per week.
HAVANA TAG. 5
lee, Ice, Icel
Watch the big yellow wagons and
get pure spring lake ice best in the
city. Plattsmouth 'phone, office, 72;
A. W. At wood has the largest stock
of wall paper in the county from 5
cents per roll up.
iii an important iin-mhor
and hhonld l well car-d f'rf 1 f
ho has that ''tirodJjfrYJJ" ()(.
d.x-a not oat as hi'Cl.ould, ti;e. . .
is what ho heed ono or two
tablespoonsful per day will keep
him iu gocd condition.
Three Feeds for One Cent
Sold in 2r,c, f,n.j and tl
i F. G. Fricke & Go., I
V. si. WIIITK,
Eoave orders at F.
Store or at Brick
Sa t isa clion G net remit v .
Neb. Tel. 71.
A HOT WEATHER
Oncofou.' Hammocks any
one of our drzns of styles will
keep you cool. Let us show you
tho swcllest lino in the city.
Try The News a week 10c.
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