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PLATTSMOUTH, NEIJUASKA, THURSDAY, FKliKUAHY IS, liOi
VOL. XLV NO.
FARMERS ORGANIZE MARRIED ON COAST
Cooperate in the Far West to; Miss Ethel Dovey Figures in
Secure Better Prices for ! Pretty Romance in Land
their Products. j of Setting Sun.
Spokane, Wash., Feb. 17. Ten thou-j Word has been received in this city
sand ranchers in Washington, Idaho : of the man iage of Miss Ethel, daugh
a id Oregon, controlling an out put of ! tet of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Dovey of
more than 30,000,000 bushels of grain, j this city. Mr. Fred C. Truesdell was
formed a combination to market their the lucky man, and the event occurred
products direct through a commission ; on the 6th mat. in San Francisco,
at an excutive meeting of the Farmers' j The news came as a surprise to Miss
Educational and Cooperative Union in ! Dovey's many Plattsmouth friends, all
Spokane. The purpose is to eliminate ; of whom, however, join in extending
the middleman and get into closer touch j best wishes. It appears now that Dan
with the consumer. It was also decid-1 Cupid worked up quite a pretty ro
ed to establish warehouses in the var-imance in Miss Dovey's affairs. Mr.
grain-growing centers in the three Truesdell is the son of a Michigan
states. I banker and has been on the stage
L. C Crowe, president of the organ- j several years, singing tenor parts. He
iztion, said that the combination is not ; met Miss Dovey when they left New
for the purpose of injuring any legit- j York together recently with the "Stub
imate business, but rather to prevent ; born Cinderella" company, and by the
manipulators of the markets detracting ; time they had reached the western
from the commercial channels several j coast he had won her, and they had
millions of dollars annually to their own I decided upon an immediate marriage,
pockets. It is believed the union can However, they intended to keep the
handle its grain cheaper and keep the , matter a secret until the end of the
selling price higher than private indi-! season. But such news is hard to keep,
viduals. The fight is against wheat ! and was public property shortly after
STANDING OF CONTESTANTS
pits and exchanges and bucket shops,
which he said, have snapped the pro
lits from the farmers' fields until the
open market and free exchange no
Other resolutions adopted at the pub
lic sessions, which were attended by
7H') farmers, are for the repeal of the
duty on jute and grain sacks and coal
ar.d lumber imported into the United
the event occurred.
he has the run between Lincoln and
Elmer and Lana Dettman spent sev
eral days this week visiting relatives
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. George Hess, of Wabash, Friday,
c. t u,. ..ti.i:i,...,f ,.f February 5th.
the parcels post, alr.o postal savings, Mrs. Emery Clizbe and children, of
banks without any limit to the amount I Weeping Water, visited Elmwood rela
of deposits, demanding the repeal of ! tives over Sunday,
the present tax law and asking that all . Dick McNurlin, the veteran house
property be equally taxed, with no ex
emption to credits and notes. The
union also placed itself on record in
favor of the local option bill, now be
fore the senate at Olympia, which pro
vides for a county unit. Telegrams
were sent to the legislators, urging the
passage of the measure at the present
Krcm the Leader-Echo.
Charles Cook of I'lattsmouth, visited
at John Dreamer home this week.
A son wa? born to Mr. and Mrs.
Leslie Stark Monday, February 8th.
John Gonzales went to Dunlap, Iowa,
Wednesday for a few days with rela
tives. E. B. Lambert furnished salt lunches
this week for Fred Brunkow and Philip
Miss Maud Colbert, of Wabash, was
the guest of Miss Lottie Lambert over
Wm. Custer and wife and George
D.ankle spent Sunday with relatives in
Mrs. J. F. Hoover spent this week
visiting relatives at Lincoln and
Chaley Hulfish clone duty as a postal
clerk on the U. I'. last week between
Valparaiso and Beatrice. This week
mover of Weeping Water, wa3 an Elm
wood visitor Monday.
Wm. Lefler went over to his Sarpy
county farm Wednesday to see how his
hogs stood the blizzard.
Mrs. J. R. Woodcock has been at
York the past week visiting the
Mothers' Jewels Home.
Mrs. Ceo. Johnson and children left
Monday for the old home at Corning,
Iowa, for an extended visit.
Prom tho Ledger.
Mrs. Elbert Queen and her son Frank
made a visit to Murray last Saturday
W. L. Hoback and Orin Ervin went
to Nebraska City on the forenoon train
Mrs. W. B. Banning and her son Hol
lis went to Lincoln on the forenoon
Will A. Brown of Murray came down
yesterday to catch the forenoon train,
going to Lincoln.
Attorney 0. G. Lcidigh came up from
Nebraska City last Saturday evening
on legal business.
Mrs. F. L. McLeod went out to Lin
coln on Monday to visit her mother,
who is seriously ill.
Elba Dodson of Nehawka passed
ANNUAL PANT SALE
Every February we hold a clearance
sale on odd trousers. We take all pants
left over from suits and all single pairs
left over from the regular lines and put
a price on them to close them out. This
jear we ham no old pants. Every pant
in the house was bought since the flood
last ummer so that these re all new
pants. We have put them in 4 lots:
$1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00
Some of these pants are worth $4 and $5.
Look in our west window. These are
C. E. Wescott'S Sons I
The 0te9 in the News-Herald andl
the Nebraska Farmer automobile-piano
subscription rally were counted this!
week fur the first time and tho stand- j
ing of the contestants are announced
in this paper. A good many votes have
been issued that have not been cast in
the ballot box, or voted for anyone.
Whenever money is received on sub
scription at this office we issue a voting
card for the number of votes tho pay
ment is entitled to and that card may
be cast in the ballot box right then and
there or it may be taken away and
voted at some later date. Several cards
have been taken away and will come
in later. The votes cast in the ballot
box will be counted each week and the
standing of the contestants announced
in the paper. The votes will be count
ed every Wednesday evening and they
must be in the ballot box ly that time
in order to be published in the paper of
the same week.
THK COUNT KOK THIS WEEK STANDS
Zetta Brown, Murray ... 800
E. H. Miller, Murdock 1600
L. E. Hickey, Gretna 1G00
Harriette Ad tms. Plattsmouth . 2100
F. S. Sheldon, Plattsmouth.... 1200
Pauline Burris, Plattsmouth.... 1200
lone Kiscr, Mynard 1200
Stewart B. Rough, Nehawka ... 2000
J. R. Noycs, Louisville 2100
There are not as may many active
contestants in this race as there should
be. We should have a good lively con
testant in each locality of the county
and by glancing over the list you will
see that there are several localities not
yet represented. The contest is ju3t
gett;ng started and now is the time to
get in the race. If there is no one
working on your locality why not send
in your name and let us furnish you
with supplies so you can go to work.
For the value of the prizes to work for
we .should have at least a dozen good
There is never anything accomplished
in this world without an effort and this
is one of the times that it is well worth
making the effort. If you will get in
the race you may he tho owner of a
fine automobile when the contest closes.
You can at least win some one of the
We have been looking over the list of
papers that are in this contest for the
automobile and from a close study we
do, not hesitate to say that a contestant
in this county has an equal chance. If
not a much better chance to win this
fine machine than anyone from the
other counties. The conditions are
right, for someone here to secure more
votes than anyone of the other contests.
Here is the list of papers that are in
the race. Look over them for yourself
and then decide if we have not got an
equal chance, if not better, than some
one in the other contests to win the
Dokata City Engle.
West Point Republican.
The automobile will be awarded the
contestant receiving the most votes in
all of these contests, and there is a fine
piano and other prizes in each local
contest that will be awarded the con
testants not receiving the automobile.
The same schedule of votes is used in
each contest so all have an equal chance.
"Where Quality Counts.
throught here Monday forenoon on his
way to Nebraska City.
Remember the date of the sale at
Mrs. Thacker's, Thursday, Feb. 18,
five miles northeast of Union.
W. H. Blair of Geneva, a cousin of
L. J. Hall, was visiting here a few days
this week, and returned home yester
Oscar Hoback and wife arrived yes
terday from Lexington, NebM to make
a visit with parents and other relatives
in this vicinity.
Reese Delaney was a passenger to
Elmwood on the Wednesday evening
train, where some business matters re
quired his attention.
Miss Ethel Chenoweth of Lincoln
spent a few days here visiting John R.
Pierson and family, returning to Lin
coln on Wednscday.
Miss Iva Saxon, who was called home
from Peru on account of the illness and
death of her sister, departed Monday to
resume her work in the State Normal.
Dr. W. H. Tuck, the veterinary sur
geon at Weeping Water, was called to
this place Sunday night to treat a valu
able horse belonging to Rufus M. Tay
lor. Dr. J. A. Pollard, a former resident
of Nehawka, now located at Salem,
Neb., passed through here Saturday,
enrouto home from a visit at Lincoln
Miss Mary Foster,' accompanied by
her friends Misses Josie Yelinck and
Francis Hiber of Plattsmouth, were
guests at the Foster homo southeast of
this village last Saturday and Sunday.
Foster Buck of Riverton, Wyoming,
arrived in Omaha last Saturday to visit
his sister, Mrs. Ed. Pittman, and came
down here Tuesday for a visit with his
relatives and friends in the old home
Randall Stowers of Nelson, Neb.,
was a welcome caller at this office last
Saturday. Mr. Stowers was a resident
of this vicinity a number of years ago,
and finds it a great pleasure to meet
the old acquaintances and make new
Prom tho Reulster.
M iss Gilmour was a visitor at the Old-town-on-the-rivcr
Peter Opp and daughter Lulu have
been under the weather the past week.
Robert Willis and family moved on to
tho George Conrad farm Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Matt. Shoemaker spent
Monday with K. D. Clark and wife.
Miss Nettie McCarthy came in Mon
day evening for a visit with Mrs. A. F.
Bertha Jameson of Weeping Water
was a Nehawka visitor Monday even
ing. Otto Carroll vas a visitor at the vil
lage of Weeping Water on-Saturday
Miss Willsie and Miss Gertrude Sturm
were passengers for Nebraska City last
Mr. Will Blair of Geneva is here vis
iting his cousins, Mrs. R. B. Stone and
Miss Isadore Hall.
John Garber spent the day in Manley
last Friday. He reports that a boom
hps struck that place.
John Harter returned to his home at
Inavale, Neb., Monday after a few
days visit with friends here.
F. P. and V. P. Sheldon have sold the
land they purchased a short time ago to
their brother G. L., whose land it joins,
Robert Viall and son Ralph who have
been gone on a trip in the west for the
past month returned home Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. .Will Waldo are rejoic
ing over the arrival of a baby boy who
came to make his home with them on
Tuesday, Feh. 9th.
Mr. and Mrs. Case who have been
visiting their daughter, Mrs. Robert
Viall for some time returned to their
home at Blair Monday.
D. D. Brann of Manley was in Ne
hawka on business on Friday, andvit.it
ed with Joshua Sutphin for a short
time. He is the principal business man
of that place.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Rough went to
Weeping Water Friday evening to at
tend a declamatory contest at the
Academy, between the juniors and the
Miss Minnie Baier was visiting at
Henry Weasel's last Saturday. She
had been attending a session of the
Auburn school and stopped off here on
her return home.
Scott Norris purchased the west half
of the farm that West & Palmer pur
chased from Isaac Pollard, paying for
it $110 per acre. He now owns one of
the finest building sites in Cass county.
George L. Sheldon and family left
on Monday for their plantation near
Greenville, Miss., where they will spend
some months. Miss Hunter of Lincoln
who has been engaged as governess
for the children accompanied them.
Word has been received from the
j families of C. W. Frans and H. R.
I Conr; , who left for Canon City, Tex.,
Thursday of last week. They had a
j hard trip, the trains were delayed by
j the storm and they did not reach their
j destination until Sunday.
Governor Shalienberger will At
tend I'.ig Meeting at Spo
kane This Summer.
Spokane, Wash., Feb. 17-Nebraska
will send a representative delegation,
headed by Governor Ashton C. Shallen
berger, to the 17th National Irrigation
Congress in Spokane August 9 to 14,
when government ollicials and experts
in their lines will discuss forestry, deep
waterway, reclamation of Bwamp and
arid la.uls, good roods, home buildings,
education and other problems under
the presidency of George E. Barstow
of Barstow, Texas. Between 4,000 and
5,000 delegates and visitors are ex
pected from various parts of the United
States and Canada, Europe, the latin
republics and the orient.
Governor Shallenberger has sent a
letter from Lincoln to R. Insinger,
chairman of the local board of control,
in which he says among other things in
replying to an invitation to participate
in the exercises at Governors' Day:
"It is now my expectation to vinitthc
Alaska-Vukon-Pacilic exposition, which
enterprise has designated August 17 as
Nebraska Day. So I presume it will
be quite possible that I can stop off Bt
Spokane at the time indicated in your
program on my way to the coast. We
expect to take at least two cars with
our party, and I shall be very glad in
deed if we can enjoy a day with you in
your city on the way. We will advise
you later regarding the matter."
Mr.' Insinger said that the executive
committee had already received favor
able replies from governors in the mid
dlewestern and southern states, "and,"
he added, "it is also likely we will have
President Taft and several members of
his cabinet with us one or more days
during the Congress.
"I may add," he said, "that many of
the matters to be discussed at the ses
sions of the Congress are certain to be
of vitual interest to the people of Ne
braska. It will also be a pleasure to
entertain Governor Shallenberger and
NEBRASKA WINS OUT
Grand Island Man Gets First
Prize for Wheat at
Nebraska wheat has won first place
against competitors of the world, as the
variety best adapted for light bread
flour. The wheat awards were made by
the National Corn Exposition this week
after the samples had been judged
by inspectors from tho primary grain
marketsof the United States; given tho
chemicaltests in the most modern labora
tories of the country and finally milled by
one of tho largest mills in Minneapolis.
W. D. Stelk of Grand Island is the
man who brings this honor to Ne
braska. His sample of wheat was
entered against thirty-five samples from
states mure famous for wheat growing
than Nebraska. It scored 81 out of a
possible 100, which were divided as
Yield of flour 20 points
Texture and color of loaf 15 points
Sisc of loaf HO points
Absorption 10 points
Soundness and flavor 15 points
Per cent and quality of gluten. .10 points
While Minnesota received most of
the prizes on wheat, the award to Mr.
Stelk of $300 for the best light bread
making wheat is a Bignal victory for
Nebraska. Quantity and quality of
gluten was the first requisite in making
the wheat tests, and it has taken al
most two months to test the wheats
exhibited at Omaha. The second prize
went to John Cheney of Warren.Minn.,
the third to J. W. Binnall. Woodbine,
Iowa; and tho fourth to B. II. Thomp
son of Rifle, Colo.
Preparations are being made to
emphasize the importance of wheat at
the 1009 Exposition which is to be held
in Omaha, and will participate, having;
won in the light bread flour class at the
From tlie Co.iriPr.
Mrs. John Wolff and Mrs. John
Given of Cedar Creek spent Sunday
here with their parents, Jim Duganand
Clark Hardy is here from University
Place visiting with his brother Vaughn,
time-keeper at the National stone quar
ries. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Diers are at
Excelsior Springs, Mo., where they
went last Friday to visit a brother of
Mr. Diers, who is there takin treat
ment. George Waldron returned from the
hospital at Omaha last Saturday, and
is getting along as well as could be ex
pected, considering the nature of the
operation he underwent.
Erma Koop, Alice Twiss and Mae
Steele went to Springfield last Saturday
to attend the fifteenth birthday anniver
sary of their former schoolmate, Anna
Hot.. The girls all report a most plea
Henry Bornemeier and Henry Gake-
meier, two prosperous farmers livinjr.
near Murdock, have gone to South Dak
ota to buy more land, to raise more
corn to feed more hogs to buy more
Marion, infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
Jacob Cain, died Wendsday. The fun
eral occured Thursday afternoon from
the family residence in Sarpy county.
The little one was aged one month and
The Nebraska Girls club met last
Saturday with Eva and Margaret
Thomas. Games of Various kinds furn
ished the amusements for the after
noon. The next meeting of the club
will be held Saturday, February 13,
with Ruth Jones. Katherine Richey,
Advertised Letter Lit t.
Remaining uncalled for in the post
office at Plattsmouth, Neb., Feb. 16,
i Mrs. Hazel Welch, J. E. Gullian, K.
! A. Kehoe, Calvin Kitchen.
! These letters will be sent to the dead
j letter office March 2, 1909, if not
delivered before. In calling for the
J above please say "advertised" giving
date of list. C. H. Smith, P. M.
Send her a post card of your favorite
float. At Nemetz & Co.s'
4CIMMM t lift
Wise Talks by the Office Boy
Keeping at it is what counts in advertising.
You can take my word for it-whatever
a fellow hopes to be, he will be, unless he
gets on the wrong car. Whenever I hear
one those worldly wise chaps using that
exprcsssion, Where do I get off?"
always feel like edging ud and savinc
"Put him off at Plattsmouth because he
will then know just where he is going to
get off and we will all know where he is
getting off. We know that he will get
off better than he expected for the
simple reason that we are Drimed
to the muzzle with new goods and we don't
care how soon the people know it. Times are improving,
business is improving, people are imtroving, everything
is improving except the weather and you can't improve
that because it isn't made to be bossed. Have you tried
our riattsmouth brand of M & J coffee? Then you can't
go wrong on.
j; H. M. SOENNICHSEN !