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IM.ATTSMOUTII, ' ICISli A?! A, MOV. v V, JANrirAIV II .:
VOL.XLV NO. (55
ALEX CLIFTON DEAD
Fo:-nra,lhth-rr.out.h Citizen Fas
scs Away Friday at his
HoTTlO in Onul a.
Friilav morning the many I m tuts oi !
Al x Cnf Lo;i i'p grieved to am oi j
h s sudd-m d.-mi.-'! at hi.i homo in Om-,
ihn early thin morning. I
Hi:, death cmni' as a shock to the
PluttMimuth friends, art they had not
known of his beirg ill. and only recently
tney had met him on the street in Om
aha. Mrs. Clifton teleponed Frank
Rndinsnu shortly after his death, whi-h
named about 4 o'clock in t ho morn in jr.
of the wad event. LaUrMrt;. Clifton
r quested Mr. Robinson to gotoO naha
which he did accompani-d by his daugh
ter Miss Ethel on the- won train the
Mr. CI fton wan well known in this
he with his f-.tniy having made
their homes '.l-ri
formany years, remov-
ine: from this p!ac- to Ilaveiock,
I ,t, v to Omaha. Wherever he has re
i .1 w,. rM.fi Viiiu won tho rettoect I
:" Hi t neighbors, ho
Alexander Clifton was horn at New
Orleans, I.a. Fob. 19, 1846 At the
age of eighteen he joined the navy of
the United States and served through
out the civil war. After his discharge
he traveled extensively. On October
18, 1882, he was married to Miss Ellen
Henderson, at Chicago, Ills. The union
was blessed with three children, one
boy and two girls, of which Edith, thir
teen years and the youngest, ad the
mother alone survive him.
Mr. Clifton was a pioneer railroad
man, working for the B. & M. railroad
in the west over twenty years, holding
responsible positions in this city, Alli
ance and Havelock. He was a member
of the Masonic order and this order had
:hargeofthe funeral services which
were held in this city Sunday morning
from the Missouri Pacific depot. He
was also a memder of the Grand Army
of ih-j Republic.
Talking ol Other Days.
Charley Mi Per of near Thurman,
Iowa, was in town Wednesday evening,
hivnii been out to Eagle on business
and a late trhin r;ave him several hours
stop-over here. He was a welcome
::a lar at this oCW and we had the
ploaPtiro of pbyr.g over again our base
hall jraines of twenty-live years au'o
,', r,en we and o'her "pher.oms" like
,lnn Patterson. Kelly Fo::, Cliet Smith,
Tap Laov, Minis O'Roi'iko. Charley
I), ike and others, were hustlers on the
diamond. In those days Mr. Miller
answered to the name of "Whitty" ho-au-e
his hair wasn't red, and we an
swered to "Red" because our hair
wasn't while. How we'd like to mix
in the gane again with all the boys of
the days when H. M. Bushnelll um
pired some of the games and Johnny
Ojtnght was a thirty-third degree
Henrv Noeltinrr of Nebraska City
made a short business visit in this vil
lage Saturday morning. Ho was in the
hardware business here a number of
years ago, and meeting him recalled
many incidents of the days when wo
laily saw the faces of Harry Wills,
Willis Perkins. Harry Peters, Herman !
'Britcnetein. Dr. Wallace, Joshua Lynn,
Gcorse Spirer. Franz Bauer. Owen
t. . r- i aii j , i
Ross, Peter timber, Al Kmv and many
others who were here in the early days !
,f the town. Many of the first inhabit-!
int are deceased, many of them hm'O
located in distant places, and when we
happen to meet ore of the "old-timers"
ve are reminded of the others, which
ealls to mind all of the pleasant inci
dents of bygone days when the "boys"
ere all hore.-Union Ledger.
i .. . t iL. i... I
Last Friday evening a crowd had
-lathered at the raffling room in the
hack rart f W. L. Hobsona' under
taking rooms and among the crowd
was Del Austin who had been indulging
luite freely in drink, and spying a jug
he thought it was full of whisky and so
took a drink, he wus mistaken for the
jug contained some of Mr. Hobsons
embalming fluids, formaldehyde. Will
Austin, a brother, was present and,'
when he saw what his brother hud done '.
c immediately summoned Dr,. Dihel
ho administered a hypodermic and
rtrvchnine. It took uome hard work to
brir.ij him through but after a time he
carno out of it and is now feeling all
right. No doubt Del will be more care
fulin the future what he drinks. -gsgle
M it-.-; Misry Trotter t-n 1 1-it :ii n'l t!
Yout.g I'l-opU ' Society at her homo ,
east of town Friday evening. Games'
wrr indulged in and refreshment., and :
a very pleasant time whs had by all.
Tlmcc present were: Nellie and John 1
Norris, Pearl and Grace Hinkie, Ralph
!'jt,,1 AviLip f Hivt-i V it 'ni:,i f.i'-j-
... . ' ' . .V.
lie Want, Walter and Lora 1 hacker,
Ray and Irglo O'Day, Ray, John and
O'ivc Whileman, Tom and Ella Mason,
Ilaro'd Ki ib 11. Nelson end Marguerite
B nor, VVid and Harry McConnoll.
Nellie Doughty, Clara Rutherford,
Pearl Burdick." Mary, Clifford, Clar
ence, Norma and Esther Trotter. No
Young Man At Weeping Water
Injured By Explosion of
I) mgerous Article.
The Weeping Water correspondent:
to the Stale Journal under date of Jan.
8 Rives the fwlliuving account of a seri-
place The correspondent .says:
A frightful accident happened here
todav to Albert Carter, adopted Kon of
W. W. Carter. Albert was engaged in
throwing out several sticks of dynamite
when in some unexplained way the
dynamite exploded with tremendous
force. The calf of the left leg was
torn away, the right leg badly cut by
splinters of wood and pieces of tin, and
the right arm badly lacerated. He is
in a critical condition. I'hysicians were
at once called and the wounds dressed.
Such was the force of the explosion
that the windows on two sides of the
house were completely shattered and
doors thrown from their places. The
shock was felt at a distance of half a
mile from the scene. Mr. Carter stood
but a few feet away. He was thrown
to the ground and his face cut by
flying splinters. Mrs. Carter was at
the well about fifteen feet away hut
was uninjured. Friends are giving such
assittancejis they can.-. Mr, Carter- if
about twenty-two years old.
Big Episcopal Event.
Bishop Lemuel II. Welis of Spokane,
announces that the eighth annual ses
sion of the n.isf ionary council of the i
Episcopal church will metl in Spo!;arn
?arly next April, wh'.n it is expected1
there will b: bishops, clenry and lay-:
men from the distiicts of Washington, j
Id d:o. Nebraska, California, Mexico, i
Oregon, l:tah. Nevada, Alaska New
Mexico ai d the Philippines. Bishop
Nicho'.ln of California, wiii preside at
several of the sessions during the four- j
days meeting of the council. One of j
the matter;" to tie discusseit is the in
stituting of a seminary to train young
men for the priesthood, and mstttrs of
general arrangement of the details in
providing for the growth and exten
sion of the church throughout the. dis
trict will nLo he considered. Bishop
Wells expect! the attendance of from
l.'O to 200 delegates, who will afterward
visit various parts of the Inland Empire
and the Northwest.
Tad on Labor Situation.
George Von Eschen, business agent
of the Spokane Carpenters' Union, has
received a letter from William Howard '
Tuft, :n which the the president-elect j
1 . "l"" '"
dcal 1 '" mt The.e words, taken to
be a message to tae wot king men in
f, Ms 'to " rongratu-,
'" wu nwjiiii. mi. i mi cm-lien
; said he has takt n Mr. Taft's message j
to indicate that the opposition of the
leaders of the American Federation of j
Labor to the election of the Ohio man
wiil have no weight with him in the i
discharge of his duties as president, j
"We sympathize with President
Gompers. but if he went too far and is
amenable to the law he should be pun
ished. If the law is wrong it should be
changed, hut so long as it is law it
should he olieyed. We believe that any
member of organized lalxr should be j
subjected to the tame punishment as j
any other man, no matter what his)
position or station in life. We do not!
open defiance of a !
The Newa-H krald is dot 'irous of se
curing a correspondent in every commu
nity in the county, end to this end will
Ik pleased to communicate with anyone
who would like to act in this capacity.
It is the purpose of the new manage
ment to make the News-Herald the
best papar in this part of the country.
Mia Trotter Entertains
RETURNS TO STATES
National Forest Last Year Brings
to States Handsome
Washington, Jan. 9. Special to the
I Ni:ws Hkrai.o-During the hist fii-cal
year ending Juno 30, the United Stntes
' Forent service issued to settlers in the
; neighborhood of National Forests in
j western st'ites over IM.ODO "fne uau"
I permits, under which the settlers re-
ceivei' iibotit 201,000 cords of lirewrod,
j potts, poles and saw logs, worth $H, 320,
I or about 61 cents per cord in the forest
a low valuation.
j Hi'sidcs thin, the diff event atateB re
ceived for school and road purposes 23
per (tut of the income from the Nation
al Forests amounting last year to
$l7,(ifil. The direct return to the
1 "tares in lieu of taxes on the 17 million
acres, the estimated area of aiipntontt'd
I land in the National Forests, amount
j ing then in the last year to ?fil(!,:-l in
ea-ti ana free use timber. .
In TJ07 the total of "free use" ma
terial and money paid over amounted
to about $2K1,400. The increase
amount given to the states from 10 per
cent to 25 per cent of course is largely
responsible for the large return in 1908,
but even had this percentage not been
charged a good increase would have
been shown, despite the demoralization
of the lumber business caused by the
financial flurry. In fact, this increase
may be looked for up to many times
the present amount as the demand for
timber increases and the forests are
developed more and move.
This is an Easy Test.
Sprinkle Allen's Foot-Ease in one
shoe and not in the other, and notice
the difference. Just the thing to use
when rubbers or overshoes become ne
cessary, and your shoos seem to pinch.
Sold everywhere, 25c. Don't accept
'. 1 1 IU.U . J'l J1. :'-
fS that the kind of print
ing you want? Right
Up-to-Date in the mat
ter of Stock, Type and of
Composition? Do you like
neat tasty and stylish sta
tionery or other printing at
reasonable prices? And do
you sometimes need a job
done in a "rush"? Then
partment is riht uuto
1909 in every respect.
We have a reputation for
Good Work and prompt
Delivery. We have expert
Letterpress artists whose
taste and knowledge of the
craft are well known. Our
Tjrices are consistently low.
i .! I'jcoti 'rtai,um
ii I I- 'mtiiv l cls.'whore in this
t'.e N .: -v.l 'li.'.UI.I) has secUd (I a
ty cf oand ow mantle clock ,
and it 1'iii'po e is to prehetH them to
I's teaders. Or.O will lie presented 'o
aeh pi r:-o:i who will secure three mil
M't'iber.N for U-. One of which may be
his own. Since the daily edition w.is
(lijeontirued wo realize tint we mum
MTure a larger city circulation and u
this end will herd every energy in the
next thirty day-. When d-wn town
drop in and see these clocks, Htul we
are sure you will r solve to secure one.
Dr. A. f. Barnes was the first to net
ono of them, subscribing for thre
copiu-. of the paper to be sent to rela
tives. THE LOST IS FOUND
Boy Advertised for by Sheriff is
Picked up at Hastings.
Fred Draper, the lad who disappear
ed from his home in Atlantic, Iowa,
lat August, and a search for whom
was commenced last week, has been
of the"Vllte' I'aBti,nB8 Nco , as the fol
lowing dispatch to ine uincoin incws
relates: Papers and police stations
over the country have been anxiously
injuiring for a fourteen-years-old boy,
named Fred Draper. His home is in
Atlantic, Iowa, and he left there last
August. Since that time nothing had
been heard of him and his family were
heart-broken. His father and mother
have worried till their health was break
ing and a brother and sister refused to
attend school without him. Tuesday
this boy was found in the Burlington
depot at this place by a detective who
had followed him for some time. He
at fint refused to admit that he was
the one wanted but finally consented to
return home, saying, "If father offers
$100 for my return, I think I had beUer
go and possibly I can get something
myself." He was taken home at once
by the detective.
k 1 A
Transact Large Amount of Busi
ness Willi All Members
Board of County Commissioners met
(lingular session, with all members
present. Minutes of previous session
read and approved, whereupon the
following business was transacted in
Tux refunded on the east Co feet,
lots 8. 9, 10, town of Avoca, years IWti,
1907 & 1008.
Bond of Geo. A. B. Hicks, road over
seer, r. d. 2, approved
B-'iid of M. Sulser, road overseer, r.
d. 1, approved.
Bond of Frank Rouse, road overseer,
r. d. 5, approved.
Bond of C. E. Hurlhut, justice of the
peace, alt Creek precinct, approved.
Bond of W. S. Kitrell, constable
South Bend precinct, approved.
Fourth quart r report of County
J uilio filed showing fees collected
Mime report of County Clerk $2-10.90.
County Recorder $M3.2r
" 44 County Clerk $240 90.
2nd and 8rd q County Sheriff $103.95,
All of the above reports approved
County Clerk was ordered to sdver
tiso for bids for county printing for the
year 1909 commencing '.February 22nd,
1909 and ending Feb. 22nd 1910.
County Clerk ordered to advertise
for bids, care of county physicians ,dis
County Clerk ordered to advertise
for bids for burial of pauper poor.
J H. Tama was this day appointed
"uperintendent of poor farm for year
. r. uirarnet, muse, to co ? uu
F. E. Schlater, postage and ex. 9 67
M. L. Friednch. sal'y and ex .
L. D.Switzer, M "
Mary E. Foster 44 44 44 . .
E E. Hilton 44
James Robertson, 44 4th qr. ....
C. I). Quintan, fees State vs.
C. A. Rawls name
James Robertson, same
J. F. Wolf, co.sts Stale vs Daily
U. u. rryo, tamo
II. A. Leucht.weis, nami 2 00
. Thompson, same 2 00
0. R. Jordan, same 26 00
W. E. Rosencrans, sal'y and ex. lit 36
Stone Mercantile Co., mdse to
M. Archer, costs State vs. Bur
rough M. Arcnrr, costs State vs. York
Burlington Route, ticket to pau
per C. R. Cove, mdse
C. A. Rawls, sal'y and exp. 4th
qr. .. , 2-'0 00
F. M. Svoboda.sal'y and laundry (52 RO
JaniBS Loughridge, room for
elec. rcpr. booth
Plattsmoutn Water Co., repair
J. R. Denaon, State vs Alvin
Jones 2 CO
M. Archer, same 4 60
James'iRobertson, same 9 83
M. Welch Mfg. Co., supplies. . . 46 20
Klopp and Bajtlctt, supplies. . . 271 115
Weeping Water Ropulican.prinl-
E. (i. Lewis, care of smallpox
J, A. Edgcrton. repair work at
Fidelity Deposit Surety Co., pre
mium : . . . .
J. Hatt & Son, mdse
Dora Fleischman, care of blir.d
man JH 00
A.C. Bach, mdse
John T. Buchanan. fees State vs
James Robertson, same 20 06
Mae Murphy, same 11 38
C. D. Quinton, same 11 S8
Dr. N. I). Talcott, same C 30
H. H. Weidoman, same 5 30
J. J. Andrus, samo.... 5 30
Gua Crock haga, same
Chas. A. Hclmo, same ....
Dr. J. T. Hay, same
Dr. E. D. Cummins, same 2 00
Dr. J. II. Hall, same 2 00
Mrs. Sidles, same....... 5 50
E. G. Dovcy & Son, mdse 20 77
Dr. E. 1). Banghart, 1th qr. sal
ary co. physician 10 00
H. M. Soennichsen, mdse tt 85
Louis Schutz, pig to farm. a 00
J. H. Tarns, salary.". 00 00
I'lattsroouth Telephone Co. rcr.t
and tolls 24 05
C. D. Quinton, sal'y and board
ing county prisoners .... 230 80
D. Qiiinton.bourding city pris
oners ... . 7 HO
Neb. Tele. Co., tolls and rent. A 75
II. A. Schneider, ex p. Recorder's
office 19 K
W. J. Schneider, return poll tax
r. d. 2
A. l. Hathaway, samo, r. d. 11.
F. A. Creamer, same, r. d. 4 ...
Purl Long, rame, r. d. 9
C. L. Creamer, same, r. d. 7 ...
W. Richards, road work, rd 4..
II. P. Denning, same, r d. 7....
A. Sutton, SHino, r d 16
C. M. Seyhert, same, rd 9
J. W. Rnhga, same, r d 14
M. Sulser, same, r d 1 . .
R. F. Wa'do, same, r d 12
Robt. Viall, satne.r d 12
Chris. RoKB.ssmo, r d 12
Geo. Hansen, same, r. d. 12....
Henry Albert, same, r d 2
D. A. Eaton, same, r. d. 11....
Chas. Ayros, same, rd f
P. Mei.-inger.same, rd 2
Chas. Haertel, fame, r d 6
John Froley, same, r d 10
Geo. A. B. Hicks, same, rd 2..
W. F. Spencer, same, r d 2
Henry Albert, same r d 2
B. Meisinger, eamc, r d 2
Clarence Meisinger, samo, r d 2.
J. M. Campbell, same, rd 6.,..
Frank Grauf, same, r d 10 ....
II. II. Parkhurst, lumber, r d 4.
M. Dalby, same, r d 5
J. Adams & Son, same, r. d. 16.
M. Dalby, same, r d 6
A. W. Barrett.Hame, r d 8. . . . .
Sheldon & Sheldon, same, r d 24
E. T. Tool, same, rd7
M. Dalby, same, r d 6
Wabash Grain Co., coal, rd 8..
Jacob Goehry, labor, r d 7
Henry Wessel, nails, r d 9
Opportunities For Young Wowsn.
The Pniiil'Jnhia school for nurses,
2219 Chestnut Strt5 Shiladclphia, Pa..
offer. Free ScholarshiptT'nf "Trained"
Nursing to young women in every slate
in the Union. The scholarships cover
the full two years course, with room,
board, uniforms, laundering, etc., in
cluded, and railroad fare paid to home
town or district upon the completion of
A homo study course and a short
rojideiit course are abi pro
vided, which quickly open the door to
opportunity and enable progressive
students to render a noble service to
Immunity and at the name time acquire
for themselves a substantial income
from the best paid occupation now
open to women; besides qualifying every
student to deal with emergencies in the
homo that may mean the saving of a
loved one's life.
Far-seeing philanthropists are adding
to the resources of this school, with the
view of ultimately extending these
benefits to earnest, energetic young
women in all country districts and in
all the smaller towns and cities.
The institution Is approved and en
dowed by leading physicians and edu
cators of the entire country. Some of
the loading men of this state are its
strong mioporters and endorsers, as
will be seen by Ihe catalogue which
will be sent to any one who writes to
the school for it.
Saturday morning one of Kunzman
ii. Ramge's delivery hor.es and cart
made a lively spin on Main street. The
animal was hitched to the weight with
a Ions strap and the weight served to
eirelo the frightened animal about the
street at n lively pace. Alter it had
made several circuits Carl's attention
was called to the horse and he immedi
ately ran out and Etopped the whole
proceeding. No damage was done ex
cept to wind the horse, and it soon re
covered its breath, and was lead back
to the curb and hitched to n telephone
When Rubbers Beooms Necessary.
And your shties pinch. Allen's Foot
Ease, a powder to be shaken into the
shoes, is just the thing to use. Try it
for Breaking in New Shoes. Sold
everywhere, 25c. Samplu Free. Ad-
I ftwia Athm Q fltmefiinf f a Dau KI
Y. Don't accept any substitute.
When Yow Put on Stockings.
Of the heavier fort, do your shots
' pinch, and your feet swell and perspire?
j If you sprinkle Allen's Foot-Ease in
I your shoes, it will give you rest an
comfort, and instant relief from any
I annoyance. Sold cverwhere, 26c.
1 Don't accept any robstitut?.