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Pleasant Time Spent at Home of
O Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Marshall.
Affair la Honor of Oscar Meatier, Who
Bm Played the Flp Organ at the
Presbyterian Church For the l'"t
Tear Mra. John Kuhney Surprised By
In honor of Oscar Mesaler, who has
presided at the pipe organ at the Pres
byterian church duriDg the past year,
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Marshall enter
tained the church choir last evening
at their pleasant home on North Sev
Mr. Messier is a most worthy young
man.and is entitled to the high esteem
in which he is held by the choir and
members of the church and congrega
tion. He has served the church faith
fully and well, and it is much to be re
gretted that he is to leave the city.
He departs for Chicago this evening,
where he will visit for a day or two,
after which he will goon to Worcester,
Mass. He has been engaged to play
the organ in a Congregational church
in that city, and while there will study
The evening was pleasantly spent in
social conversation and music, vocal
and Instrumental, furnished by Misses
Lillian Kauble and Edna Marshall and
Messrs. Oscar Messier and J. G. Koch.
The Male quartet also gave several
selections. Delicious ice cream and
cake were served during the evening,
which added much to the pleasure of
The hour becoming late, the boys
sang "Sleep, Oh Sleep." This was
followed by all joining in singing
"Blest Be the Tie." The company
then expressed good will and wishes to
Mr. Messier and thanked Mr. and Mrs.
Marshall for their hospitality.
Those present were Mesdames Sarah
McElwain, M. W. Twitchell, C. "S.
Johnson; Misses Lillian Kauble, Cap
itola Black, Margaret Farley, Edna
Marshall; Messrs. Oscar Messier, C. S.
Johnson, James Fogerty, M. W.
Twitohell, H. E. Weidman, B. A. Mc
Elwain, J. G. Koch and George L.
On account of the wedding of Miss
lily Mathews Misses Ethel Dutton,
Louise Smith and May Baird were un
able to be present.
Birthday Surprise Party.
The members of Star lodge, D. of H.
had a fine time at the home of Mrs.
John Kuhney last evening. The
hostess was very agrooably surprised
when the guests put in an appearance
early in the evening and signified
their intention of helping her cele
brate her birthday anniversary. Var
ious social amusements were indulged
in, and the affair was most heartily
enjoyed by all. As tokens of friend
ship, the guests presented Mrs.
Kuhney with a lovely salad dish and
spoondish, and also a pretty cup and
saucer. . '
Those present were Messrs. and
Mesdames Leesley. Burkel, McKay,
Johnson, Burley, and Mesdames Wells
and daughter. Dot; Lake, Vermllyea,
Lutz, Budig, Allis, Marler, Duke,
Ftuland and Buzzell.
WEEPING WATER MOTES.
J. E. Leyda and family of Falls City
spent a few days here visiting friends
The manager of the new lumber
company, Mr. Bon, has his residence
about completed. His mother and
sister will keep house for him.
Company D is making preparations
to hold the "republican national con
vention" in the opera bouse June 15.
They are after raising funds to fit up
The Childreos' day exercises at the
Congregational church Sunday night
were a little the best ever held. The
church was nicely decorated and the
little ones all did their parts to perfec
tion. The Missouri Pacific changes in time
table keep people hereabouts guessing.
The latest change, while satisfactory
In a few respects, makes it inconven
ient in others. When Weeping Water
people want to go to I'lattsmouth now
they can save time by walking.
Herman KlellBch'a son, Harvey,
climbed on the ice wagon last Saturday,
got mixed up in one of the wheels and
narrowly escaped with his life. The
wheel was removed and the boy taken
out and found to be bruised over nearly
all his body, but no bones broken. He
suffers a good deal of pain, but it is
thought will recover in a few days.
The programs for the academy com
mencement announce the bacca
laureate sermon, by Dr. Eugene May
of Washington, D. C, to be given Sun
day, Jane 17; the exhibition of con
servatory of music, Wednesday, June
20. 2:30 p. m ; commencement address,
"The Responsibility of an Academy
Graduate," by Rev. W. H. Manss of
Lincoln, Wednesday, 8 p. m.; com
mencement program, Thursday, June
21. 10 a. m.; alumni banquet, 5 p. m .:
musical union concert, 8 p. m. The
graduates are Louise 1. LnIbert,George
B. rotter, James u. w lies, tyaia js.
Wiles, Ray C. Wiles and Pearl I.
Entertained Her Friend.
A party of young folks from this city
drove down to the home of Miss Nellie
Roberts, two miles south of town, Sat
urday evening, and had a good time.
The evening was very pleasantly spent
in social amusements, and the guests
were also invited to partake of dainty
Those present were Misses Mary
O'Neill, O'.ga Timm, Agnes Neville,
Emma Goos, Louise Heinrich, Agnes
McCarthy, Gertrude Faebender, Mabel
and Nellie Roberts; Messrs. Thomas
Keppei, Walter Cummings,DicK Stultz,
James O'Neill, Will Carsten, Frank.
Kroehler, James Kinkead.
NEWS BRIEFLY TOLD.
A. W. Atwood sells the beet paint on
Frank Massle was in town . today
from the vicinity of Nehawka.
A. W. Atwood has the largest stock
of wall paper in the county from 5
cents per roll up.
If you want a new spring suit, made
in the latest style, call on Iludecek &
McElroy in Kockwood block.
The Plattsmouth club will meet
this (Tuesday) evening at 9 o'clock
at the office of H. B. Groves.
Have your suit cleaned and pressed
It will look like new. Hudecek & Mc
Elroy will be glad to do the work for
Jesse Davis of Weeping Water was
in town today putting up bills an
nouncing the Fourth of July celebra
tion to be held at that place.
The Imperial Mystic Legion will
initiate several new members tomor
row evening, after which they will
have a short musical program.
Messrs. Sam Shoemaker and W. D.
Jones made a trip to Omaha on tho
early train this morning. They went
up to purchase several new buggies.
Mrs. Luke Boyce came in from Uni
versity Place yesterday to look over
her property interests in I'lattsmouth,
with a view of making some repairs.
R. B. Wigdham, as agent for the
owner, today sold twenty acres of land
located near Oak Hill cemetery at 875
per acre,netting the neat sum of $1,500.
The wedding of Constable John R.
Denson and Edna E. Jones is an
nounced to occur this evening at the
home of the former's brother, Fred, on
The Vienna bakery now has a bread
wagon, and anyone wishing bread de
livered at their homes can leave or
ders at the 6tore or call up Nebraska
telphone No. 21G.
The deed, whereby Joseph Veter
snek becomes the owner of forty acres
of William Crawford's farm, known as
Fairview Gardens, was filed with Un
cord er Hay j'esterday.
Fred Ackerman, a barber who has
recently secured employment at Char
ley Johnson's barber shop, Is contem
plating moving his family from Omaha
to this city as soon as he can secure a
There will be an ico cream social
this evening at the homo of A. J.
McKinney, on Lincoln avenue, for the
benefit of the Christian church A
carryall will stop at tho corners of
Fifth and Sixth streets for the conven
ience of those who wish to rido.
Mrs. Grace Cook, a sister of Mrs. T.
H. Toliff, came in last evening from
Hastings, where sho has been teaching
school. She left this morning for her
home in Wisconsin, accompanied by
her son, Horace, who has been making
his home in this city with the Tolitls.
Charley Goldsmith, a young farmer
from the vicinity of Ashland, was in
town yesterday shaking hands with
some of his Plattsmouth friends. He
left last evening for Nebraska City,
from which place he goes to Kansas
City for a visit of several days with
Meek Davis and wife went to Om iha
this morning to attend the wedding of
the latter's youngest brother, Iwa
Minford, which occurred at that placo
at 5 o'clock this evening. Mr. Min
ford was born and reared in this
county, and ho has many friends who
wish him success and happiness.
The South Omaha correspondent of
the Bee says: "Last evening llav. Dr
Wheeler married O. D. Mills and Miss
Lillian Mathews. The groom is one
of the trusted employes of W. D. God
frey, while the. bride is a well known
teacher In the public schools. Mr.
and Mrs. Mills left on tho night train
for a wedding journey.
Gus Schwenicker, who has been an
employee at the B. & M. co ch shop.
has resigned his position and will try
his hand at the farming business he
having leased the Dove farm and
crops, located about eleven miles south
of town. Mr. Dove's health has been
quite poorly of late, and he expects to
go to the state of Washington with G
C. Covalt and family in the near fu
The fire department was called to
Bach's store, on Lower Main street,
about 10:30 last evening, but the bli ze
was extinguished before they arrived
on the scene. One of the clerks was
putting out the lights preparatory to
closing up the fctore, when a big hang
ing lamp accidentally fell to the floor,
spilling tho oil and setting it afire.
The damage to the floor and fixtures
The local Turners are making an ef
fort to introduce physical culture in
the public schools. They have inter
viewed a number of prominent profes
sional men and also eevoral of the
school authorities in regard to this
matter, and have received a great deal
of encouragement. The society offers
very liberal plans, and they have
bright hopes of making satisfactory
arrangements with this object in view.
The marriage of Frank Busche and
Miss Mary Winkler . occurred this
afternoon at 1:30 at the homo of the
groom's brother, John Busche, in the
Fourth ward. Rev. Burgess of tho
Episcopal church performed tho cero
mony in the presence of a few relatives
and intimate friends.
The groom is an upright and pros
perous young man and is employed at
theB.&M. shops. They will begin
housekeeping at once in the home
which the groom has furnished on
Eighth afreet, opposite the Columbian
The News joins their friends in ex
Call at the Vienna bakery for fresh
bread, cakes, pies, etc.
Woodmen of tlio World Hold
an Impressive Ceremony.
Monument Over the Grave of Oswald
Uothmann, a Deceased Member, Un
veiled R. B. Windham Makes a Brief
Address And Kecltea a Beautiful
Fr&m Monday's Daily.
Oak Hill cemetery wns the scene of
a solemn and impressive ceremony
yesterday afternoon the unveiling of
the monument erected to the memory
of Oswald 6uthmann by the members
of the Woodmen of the World lodge,
of which he was a member.
The members of the lodge, headed
by the Bohemian band and accompan
ied by a large number of citizens on
foot and in carriages, formed the cor
tege that wended its way to tho place
of final interment to do honor to a
dead brother and impress on the living
members tho mutuality of all earthly
J. L. Rjot conducted the ceremonies,
which were after tho ritual of the
R. B. Wiudhara mado a brief addross
and read the beautiful poem, "Why
Should the Spirit of Mortal Be
Proud?" with deep feeling and tender
eloquence. The voices of tho News
Quartot blended sweetly in the grand
hymn, "Nearer My God to Thee," and
were heard later in another selection
that added greatly to the solemn in
terest of the occasion.
Floral tributes were laid upon the
gravo of Mr. Carlson, a deceased mem
ber of the fraternity, whoso monument
was unveiled about a year ago. At tho
conclusion of the ceremony tho profes
sion returned to the cily, the band
playing appropriate musie on the wy.
K. of P. Memorial Service.
The members of the order of Knights
of Pythias assembled at Castle hall,
Gauntlet lodge No. 47, at S::u Sunday
morning, and from thence proceeded
to the cemetery, where memorial ser
vices wcro held, consisting of two
songs by Tho Nows quartet nnd a brief
address by Attorney A. L. Tidd. The
graves of their deceased Brothers were
then properly decorated, after which
tho members returned to tho hall, from
whence they marched in a body to the
Episcopal church, where a very beauti
ful and appropriate service hnd been
piepared for the occasion, lie v. Bur
gess preached a very ablo discourse,
filled with practical ideas as to what
mou's lives should be and how we can
be helpful to one another. Excellent
rnuoic was furnished by the choir, and
Miss Alice Dovey sang a beautiful solo,
which was the special feature of tho
1, O. O. F. and A. O. V. W. Lodge.
The four local Odd Fellow lodges
held memorial services yesterday. At
S:30 a. m. a committee from each of
the orders went out to the cemetery
to decorate the graves of deceased
members, and at 10:30 arpropriate
memorial services, according- to th
Odd Follow ritual, woio held in the
quarters of Cass lodge No. 14G, in the
The members of the Ancient Orde
of United Workmen also held thei
memorial services, ard tho work of
decorating tho gravo9 and eulogizing
the lives of the dead members was lov
ingly carried out.
WEALTH OP CASS COUNTY,
Krlurim of the AmenHOM Show a Total
Value of 3,535,S0G.
The assessors of the various wards
nnd precincts of Cass county have
made their reports with County Clerk
Robertson and that official completed
tho tat-k of footing them up today
The total value of real estate and per
sonal properly reaches tho neat sum of
Tho total value of farm real estate
is $2,281,(68, while that of the city
property is $4(J0,(i!G. The total .value
of the personal property is $750,834
The classification of the important
items follow: Horses, $1)2,078; cattle,
$118,030; mules and asses, $10,3S6;
sheep, $221; hogs, $37,11)0; engines and
boilers, $0,104; safes, $701; carriages
and wagons, $19,917; watches and
clocks, $2,370; sewing machines, $3,-
000; piano-fortes, $0,274; melodeons
and organs, $2,S2S. merchandise, $131,
115; household or- ofiice furniture,
$40,510; agricultural tools and imple
Marriage Licenses Issued.
Judge Douglass and his assistant,
Mrs. Hasse, woro kept quite busy for
a time today waiting on applicants
for marriage licenses. The following
Name and Residence. Age.
i William S. Shera. Rock Bluffs r9
( Mary Ana Stewart, same '-
( Jacob W. Tritsch. Cedar Creek 21
Laural M . Hyel. Plattsmouth 19
) Frank I. Busche. Plattsmouth
I Mary Winkler, same
1 John R. Denson, Plattsmouth 4:1
) hdua 1. Jones, same . IS
The former couple will bo joined in
wodlock at 8:30 o'elock tomorrow
evening at the court house by Judge
Cheap Kates Ualore.
Hero's a list of reduced rates that
will interest you Look it over.
If you wnnt more information call at
the BurliLgton ticket tflico the agent
will take pleasure in answering your
DeB Moines and rctU'-n,Juno 18 to 22,
Philadelphia and return, June 14,15,
Chicago and return, June 25, 20, 27,
Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs
and return, June 21, $i9. .
Glen wood Springs and return, Juno
Ogtien. Salt Lake and return, June
Hot Springs and return, Junel,9rJ.
DlJUGGISTS ON WARPATH
They Are l'lannlng to Suppress tho Cut
According to reports which come
from tho meeting ol the Nebraska as
sociation of retail druggists Omaha is
to undergo another attempt of the
druggists to re-eetublish and maintain
prices upoj prescriptions and proprie
tary articles which prevailed before
the cut-rate druggists interfered, says
At that meeting tho actuary of a
certain society organized to maintain
rates was present and sub rosa an
nounced to the assembled delegates
that arrangements were almost com
plete, tp shut off the supply from those
druggists who sell goods for loas than
the price stamped upon tho original
"It is better to walk two blt-cks than
to writo a line," said tho representa
tive, "aud there i no written agree
ment between .ho wholesalers, but
each for himself will refuse to eell to
the price wrecking houses. Following
the same plan there willbe no tangible
organization between the local retail
ers, but each will maintain the rates
established under penalty of having to
close his doors for lack of supplies."
It was stated by local druggists that
the fight will begin in Omaha within
sixty days and will be kept up until
tho cut-rato houses go out of business
or join in tho combination to keep up
W. C. Nyo and A. lluhy wore in
town today from Murray.
Deputy Sheriff J. D. McIVido was in
Havlock today on business.
Mirs M;ittie Cur muck was a passen
ger for Omaha on tho f i.t iu il.
Sam Henderson was a business visi
tor in the metropolis this afternoon.
K S. Parr-tow and Charley Forbes
were in O.naha thi- afternoon on busi
ness. Mrs. Mat V?Tins, accompanied by
her sou and daughter, spent the day in
(iooro Sl.iinm h ft this afternoon
for a visit with his b.o'.b.. Emit, at
Fred McCauley left this afternoon
for MeCook. where he will visit for a
week or ten days.
Abe lVpporburg wns in Lincoln and
llstvelock tt day in the interests of his
father's cigar factory.
Colonel J. II. Thrasher, the real es
tate dealer made a business trip to
Omaha on tho fast mail.
M's. John Buck, fiom near Murray,
was in town today doing soroo shopping
with the ice il merchants.
Miss Annie Philippe of Chicago, a
niece of Mrs. E. 1). Cummins, is in tho
city to spend tho summer.
II. J. Streiglit and wife went to Lin
coln this morning for a short visit with
their daughter, Mrs J:ckson, and
Frank Curtis and wife departed this
afternoon for Alliance, whore they
will visit with relatives for a week or
Thomas Murty, tho Weeping Water
banker, was a county seat visitor to
day. Ho was accompanied by his
Henry Tartsch and wife, who have
been visiting relatives in the city
siti co Sunday, departed this morning
for their homo at McCook.
Miss Minnie Thomas and Rnxip Bell
of Nebraska City, who have been vis
iting relatives in this city for a week
past, returned to their homes today.
Mrs. Casper Kucther and three
children came In from Doadwood, S.
D., yesterday on a visit with her sis
ter, Mrs. Joe Droege. They will re
turn in a few woeks.
INKOKMATION AMU OI'IMON.
A carload of evaporated eggs was
shipped from SprinCeld last woek for
Cape Nome, via San Francisco. The
shipment is valued at $14,000. Tho
eggs were put in one pound cans and it
is said they will answer any purpose in
tho culinary lino except boiling. Tho
moisture is taken out of them when
they are evaporated by heat, and con
sequently there is nothing left to boil.
Springfield claims to have the largest
egg evaporating plant in the world. A
pound can of ovaporatod eggs repre
sents four dozen fresh eggs. Tho
Springfield plant consumes about 400,
000 cases a day. The process of evap
oration by hot air requires eight
The attendance at the University of
Nebraska May 1 was 2,205, with indica
tions for a few more before tho sem
ester ends. Tho requests for Univer
sity Bulletins are so numerous that tho
attendance next year will probably
Statistics compiled by the registrar
concerning tho graduato school the
University of Nebraska show 14S stu
dents registered the last year ninety-
ono men and fifty-seven women. Of
theso 120 are candidates for degree and
twenty-eight non-candidate?. Forty
institutions, among them tho first
school of tho country, are represented
and seventeen states. The average
ago is 20.
Loss than two years ago Grant Gil
lette was perhaps tho leading cattle
dealer and speculator in Kansas. He
was worth millions. Just before
Thanksgiving, 1S9S, he collapsed
through over-speculation. Cattlemen
and banks are now fighting over tho
remains of his once vast estate, and
Gillette is now peddling in Chihuahua,
For relief and comfort in Asthma
Ballard's Horehound Syrup has no
equal. Price 25 and 50 cent?. F. G.
Fricke & Co.
KAILKOAD S0TES AM) PERSONALS
Passenger train No. 6. on the Bur
lington . was several hours lte this
morning. The train was an unusually
heavy one, havicg thirteen coaches.
George Weidman went up to Om ha
this morniDg. where it will Le neces
sary for him to ttke an examination in
order to become a full Hedged messen
ger. Superintendent Ed Bigcell of the
Burlington stopped off at this place be
tween trains for a short time today.
A letter received in the city yester
day from C. S. Polk reports that he
aud his bride are enjoying their wed
ding trip immensely. They are now
at Minneapolis and, Mr. Poltc says.
Superintendent Melluh accompanied
them on an excursion to Lake Minne
tonka last Saturday morning. Mr.
McHugh is spending the summer with
his brother at Minneapolis.
E. G. DOVEY & SON.
E. G. DOVEY & SON
..When You Want to
You 6hould wear the correct thine in Fabrics, as well as the correct cut
of your Suit. It requires an experienced tailor to make a suit of clothes prop
erly. We carry in stock the latest styles of woolens ; also samples to select
from. Our long experience in business here has put us in position to know
just what you want. We also make Crash Suits this season.
Cleaning, Repairing and Pressing.
JOHN O. PTAK,
The Leading Tailor.
Hlatls. 'Phone 2ft.
To Nellie Scott, non-resident defendant, you
are hereby notitied that the county ol Cass, iu
the state of Nebraska, on the 7th day of June. A.
It. UK)), hied its petition in the district court of
Cass county. Neb., against you. the object and
praver of which petit.on is to toreclose liens for
delinquent taxes assessed in the jears 1W, 1!.
lx'.s aud lt-i. for state, county, city and school
purposes against the south sixty feet of the west
tvntv-four feet of lot numbered 3. in block num
bered 4ft. in the city of Plattsmouth. Cass county.
Nebraska: said taxes as assessed being as fol
lows: For lMt6. $WS; 1KJ7. $ 93; lxi. Jf.lO;
14. $10 Ot.and amounting with interest to
The lurther object is to sell said real estate to
pay said claims with interest and costs and for
You are required to answer said petition on or
before Monday, the 23d day of July. A. I. 1W.
THE COUNTY OF CASS.
By its attorney, Jesse L. Root.
First publication, June 124
List of Letters.
Remaining uncalled for at the post
offico "at Plattsmouth, Neb., June 11,
Curtley. II C Kdington. Fred W
Evans. V J Evans, Mrs Mary
Furgeson. J K (iilson, Mrs Hattie
(ireen. Miss Mflla Hitchman, Miss Olive
Holmes. AL Mills. Mias Edith
Noyles, E W Kay, J
When calling for any of the above
letters please say ''advertised."
C. H. Smith, Postmaster.
All persons knowing themselves In
debted to me will please call and set
tle. W. A. Humphrey.
r m . m a
,,-1 w n T-f srinwintr nmf lirio -
Hose Military Stripes, Vertical Stripes and Silk hmhroid-
ered Polka Dots. Swell things for summer wear.
12J cents per foot, up
SPECIAL SALE ON
CENTS and 8 CENTS.
ORGANDIES AT 121 Gt
FORMER PRICE, 30c and
JUST THE THING FOR
Be Well Dressed,.
.'file your wants.
(Special notices under this head will be charged
lor at the rate of one-half (!4) cent per word
for each insertion.)
OR SALE A new surrey and a jood sewing
machine, inquire 01 w. l. street
JOR SALE A good milk cow; inquire of 1$. A.
WAN TED Every one who desires a first-class
newspaper to subscribe for The Evknini;
News, the leading daily of the city. Only 10
cents per week.
HAVANA TAG. 5
Ice, Ice, leet
Watch the big yellow wagons and
get pure spring lake ice best in the
city. Plattsmouth 'phone, office, 72;
Doughnuts, cookies, buns, rolls, etc.,
at the Vienna bakery.
ici some cases do not im
pre. ihfCubaii very troiily.
The advantages of cur up-to-date
line of Men's furnish
ings will impress you lth fa
vorably and strongly. This
ht new things in Men's Fal1C'
i. -A i y
These are a few of the many good
Odors to be found at our stme
Pinatid's Violettc Keinc,
Atkinson's White Kose,
Palmer's Carnation Pink,
Palo Alto Pink,
California Wild Flowers,
Marecal Niel Hose,
Wild Grape Blossom,
F. G. FriGke &;go.
A HOT WEATHER
One of our Hammocks any
one of our dozens of styles will
keep you cool. Lot us show you
the swclb'sl lino in tlio city.
Engine and all kind
done; manufacturer of Ornamental
Iron Fencing; bank and ollico railing
a specialty. Boiler and steam "uago
H. STREITWEIESER, Prop.
Ferry Road one mile
j twnvi one UlUC
southeast li & M depot ;
FUtta. Tel 257
Try The News a week 10c.
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