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PLATTSMOUTH, NGltlSASIvA, T1IUKSDAY, APKIL 15, 1!0?
VOL. XLV NO. i:
Mrs. A. D. Beach of Weeping Water
died Saturday at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Oscar Zir.k, at Wabash.
Mrs. Beach has lived in Weeping Wa
ter for the last fifteen years and with-,
in a few milea of there for more than
forty years. She was on a visit to her .
daughter and was taken down with
pneumonia, from which she died after a j
brief illness. She is survived by her
husband, one son and two daughters.
The son, Charles, lives in Lincoln, and
is employed in the postoffice in that
city. The daughters are Mrs. Oscar
Zink of Wabash and Mrs. Miller of
Omaha. Mrs. Beach was about seventy
years of age. She was a woman of
beautiful Christian character, and was
very highly esteemed by all who knew
her. The funeral services were held
from the Congregational church at
Weeping Water on Monday afternoon.
The pastor, Rev J. H. Andress, con
ducted the services, and the burial was
in the Oakwood cemetery.
Ralph Twis3 left for Minnesota Tues
day. J. R. Noye3 wa3 in Plattsmouth
Grandmother Jackman is very il!
Mrs. T. E. Parrr.ele was in Louisville
Mrs. Geo. Delezer.e went to Omaha
L. J. May field returned Monday from
Born to Mr. and Mm. J. J. Meisinger,
April 11, '09 a girl.
Mr. Geo. Waldron left for part of
the week for Minnesota.
Mr. M. N. Drake and son, Chas,
were in Omaha W ednesday.
Mrs. B. G. Metzgar is confined to her
room this week with sickness.
Mrs. Worthman and son, Herbert,
returned Tuesday from Seward.
Mrs. John Kilgove the R. F. D. man
is sick, unable to go over his route.
Misses Sada Rivitt and Millis were
visitors in Weeping Water Sunday.
Miss Sada Rouiter went to Iowa for
a few days visit fore part of the week.
Miss Minnie Jochim and Mrs. Geo.
Voegeler were Omaha passengers Mon
day. Ladies of the W. C. T. U. will give
a chicken pie so:ial Friday evening tt
Miss Amelia Stholman left for Elk
horn Mon lay for a few days visit with
Mr. and Mn. D. J. Vanskoyoc re
turning to their h me in Lincoln Mon
Miss Mirth Alio way ais'stant post
mistress ia visiting fiiend3 in Omaha
Emil Stutznipgar rct jrred this week
from Mexico, where he ha3 spent the
TTfc if 1
j if i p
last three months. i
Mrs. C. Soybert entertained the M.
E. Ladies Aid Society Tuesday after-'
noon. Dainty refreshments were;
The sons and daughters of J. H. j
Meisinger pave him a glad surprise at
his home Thursday in honor of his!
sixty-sixth birthday anniversary. A I
sumputous dinner was served at high
noon, and Mr. Meisinger was presented
with a beautiful gold watch and best
wishes for many happy returns of the
Receives Back Pension
W. E. Cess was made to rejoice this
week by receiving a check for $184.40
back pension and the granting of $12
per month hereafter. Mr. Gess is cer
tainly deserving of this and it is a great
help to him in his present physical con
dition. Louisville Courier.
R. W. White, mangager of the Ne
braska Telephone Company's business
at Nebraska City, spent Easter visiting
hi? parents in this city. Ralph is a
popular and successful telephone man
as well as a genial pood fellow.
Nez Perce Tribe in Idaho Will
Take Prominent Part in
War on Rum.
One thousand opper colored follow
ers of Chief Joseph, a once powerful
leader of the Nez Perce tribe in the
panhandle of Idaho, will join the pro
hibition forces in the fight against the
rum shops in Nez Perce county, when
the campaign begins to make the dis
trict part of the arid zone. The Indian
Voters' league has organized its forces
under the direction of James Stuart,
district forester, who is instructing the
reds in the duties of citizenship. The
Nez Perce treaty contains a clause for
absolute prohibition, inserted by the
United States government at the
urgent request of the chieftains, who
declared they would not otherwise
ratify the compact, a3 they had watched
the effect of rum on the reds. Many
of the Indians in the county are edu
cated and wealthy. They own consider
able farming land on the reservation,
and will soon receive more than $130,
000 from the government, most of
which will be deposited in the First
Americans' Bank at Fort Lapwai,
Idaho, where Corbet t Lawyers, a full
blooded Nez Perce Indian, has full
Do this with your children-
School children should be fed plenti
fully and frequently on Quaker Oats.
It makes the best possible breakfast for
anyone who is to work with either brain
or muscle. It's easy to prove this v
your own family. Increase the daily
consumption of Quaker Oats and you'll
see an almost immediate improvement in
the health and energy of those who
Regular size packages for city tra!c,
large size family packages for those who
fe not convenient to the store.
Breakfast on Quaker Oats every day.
Auto Collar Rain
proofed. All wool
black. Well made
Sizes 34 to 42.
C. E. Wescotl's Sons
"Whore Quality CounU"
Read our advertisements.
R. E. Fox left yesterday for his home
at Dunlap, Iowa.
Ceo. Deurr of Louisville was a busi
ness visitor yesterday.
See Baurs' add on chicken wire fenc
ing. Will save you money.
Mrs. Ren Brooks is visiting with
friends and relatives in Omaha.
County Surveyor Scott of Lancaster
county was in the city yesterday.
Mrs. Rreedlove of Hamburg, la., is
visiting with her daughters in this city.
J. E. Johnson and wife of Lincoln
Sunday as the guest of J. W. Johnson
Wm. DelesDernier, the Elmwood at
torney, was transacting business in this
Mrs. D. Henshaw of Tarkio, Mo.,
is visiting in the city with the family
of O. G. Hale.
Theodore Starkjohn left Monday for
Custer county, where he will look after
Mrs. J. B. Anderson of Sheridan,
Wyo., is visiting the family of L. C.
Anderson this week.
Mrs. J. W. Duthow and children of
Lincoln are visiting her mother, Mrs.
McElwain, this week.
Mrs. Lcttie Smith of Omaha left for
home yesterday, after spending several
days visiting Mrs. Archer.
Mrs. Lcttie Uird left Monday for
Liberty, Neb., where she will visit her
Cousin, Mrs. Goldie Barnard.
Miss Lucille Randall of Fremont,
Neb., spent Easter with her parents,
Dr. A. A. Randall and wife.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Noyes and Mrs.
C. E. Noyes of Louisville came to
Plattsmouth by automobile Tuesday.
Mrs. Ryerson of Wichita, Kansas,
left yesterday for her home, after sev
eral days visit with the Crabill family.
J. Schiappacasse and daughter, Cecil,
returned yesterday from their trip to
Italy. They report a most delightful
Mrs. L. W. Barger, who has been
visiting her father, J. C. Peterson and
family, left Monday for Hebron, Ne
braska. Miss Maud Fitch returned to her
home in Bartlett, Iowa, Tuesday, after
visiting her cousin, Miss Grindle for
Paul Morgan, one of Plattsmouth's
bright young meen, who is attending
the Nebraska University spent Easter
with relatives and friends in this city.
Rev. and Mrs. F. W. Brink left yes
terday for a visit of two months in Gei-
many. Rev. Brink is pastor of the
United Brethren church south of the
Oscar Larson who has just recovered
from an attack of pneumonia, returned
this week to resume his studies in
Bellevue College. Oscar is bright and
energetic and will soon make up what
he lost by sickness.
Miss Florence Dovey entertained a
number of her friends Monday evening.
Those attending were Misses Lena
Fricke, Minnie Guthman, Mis9 Patter
son of Omaha and Messrs. Fritz and
Ed Fricke, Henry Guthman and Liv
W. A. Robertson, who is editor in
chief of the University year look spent
Easter with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James Robertson. Will will graduate
from the Law College of the State Uni
versity in June. We predict for him a
I successful career in his chosen pro
Thayer Propst, one of the bright and
, energetic young men of Mynard, passed
j through here on his way to Ralston,
1 Neb., where he is contemplating lo
1 eating a store. He has selected a good
i location, and with this young man's
push back of the cntersrise, we pre
i diet for him great success.
, Joseph, the little son of Mrs. Maud
; Ord, died Sunday morning from pneu
monia, at the home of his grandparents,
! Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Rennie, in this
city. He was a bright little fellow and
1 was sick but a few days. His funeral
was held Monday afternoon, and inter
ment was made in Oak Hill cemetery.
Leon Burton came in Tuesday even
ing from L03 Angeles for a visit with
his parents in this city, Mr. and Mrs.
G. F. S. Burton, and his wife, who ar
rived several days ago. Ho was ac
companied by Will McCurdy. The
young men are thinking some of loca
ting in Omaha, although they may re
turn as far west us Colorado Springs.
Second Church ol Christ, Scientist.
Sunday school, !):l." a. m.
Divine service at 11 a. in. Subject
"Doctrine of Atonement."
Mid-week meeting Wednesday even
ing at S o'clock.
Church is located on Sixth street,
two blocks south of Main street. The
public is cordially invited to all services.
The reading room in the Coutes block
is open ever Tuesday. Thursday and
Saturday afternoon from 2 untill 5
; Cuban Trouble
F. A. Murphy Declares that Pop
ulace is Too Restless.
F. A. Murphy, clerk in the War de
partment and for many years of the
clerical force of the Department of the
Missouri headquarters, returned Tues
day ! morning from a three years'
absence in Cuba, whore he has connect
ed with the American army of occupa
tion. Mr. Murphy, who has had ample op
portunities for observing affairs in Cuba
can se trouble coming.
"I do not think," said he "that the
restless, revolutionary spirit among the
native Cubans can be extinguished dur
ing this generation at least. There are
but two classes in Cuba -the rich and
tho extremely poor. There is no middle
class as in this country. The unscrupu
lous and adventurous spirits of the rich
er class can always rely upon a big
following from the poorer class, and a
revolution can be started there in little
or no time.
"I think as a rule that the native
Cuban would prefer the Spanish to the
American occupation. Under the Span
ish system the country was run on the
loot, rob, tax, graft and brigandage
system, and the Spanish grandees en
couraged the system as a plan saving
them lots of trouble, and at the same
time permitting them to hold the im-
proverished classes in the most complete
WAR GOOD PRETEXT.
"A revolution was a good pretext for
Spanish terrorism and gave license to
the revolutionary spirits to rob, murder
and steal without hindrance. Under the
American system this activity and
diversion is not permitted, so many of
the Cubans are without an occupation. '
"The conservative and business ele
ments of the island are decidedly in
favor of American occupation and
American annexation. This is partic
uarly true of the Spanish business in
terests as well as of the American,
Canadian, German and English business
men, who are the dominating business
influences of the island. It is they who
own, control and operate the the rail
ways and all the big enterprises of the
President Gomez is a politican rather
than a statesman. I do not think he is
very friendly toward the United States.
At the same time, I am satisfied that
he wants to make a good administra
tion. Vice-President Diaz is the better
statesman and diplomatist of the two,
but his influence is overshadowed by
that of Gomez. He is disposed to be
friendly to the United States, recogniz
ing tho diplomacy of such friendship.
President Gomez is determined to crush
out every incipient rebellion against
his authority. He has issued orders for
the immediate execution of all revolu
tionists who seek to oppose his power
and several have executed, with others
marked for summary removol.
"Cuba is a country of tremendous
possibilities, and as soon as a stable
form of government is assured, the
island will be one of the most prosper
ous countries on the globe."-Omaha
Joke Was a Boomerang.
A good joke is going the rounds at
the expense of Col. Falter, (the council
man.) Dropping into Col. Irwins' cigar
stand recently for his customary morn
ing smoke, he picked up the dice box
and made a few throws. First came
out four trays, then three sixes, then
I five deuces, then four fives. The big
gun of the first ward immediately con
j eluded that he was "right" and went
' out on a still hunt for Col. Thrasher, in
i tending to even up an old score. In the
meantime the word had been passed
around and quite a bunch of the faith
, ful had gathered to see the fun. But
alas! Col. Falter nays he is done for
ever with the dice. Ho was beaten
I four straight panes.
Will Murray Meets Death at Mis
souri Pacific Elevator.
A most frightful accident occurred
this morning at the elevator of C. L.
Jean & Co., located near the depot on
the Missouri Pacific tracks, in which
Will Murray lost his life. As he was
alone at the time the exact particulars
will never be learned.
Some man whose name was not
learned went to the elevator to seo Mr.
Murray just before the arrival of the
south-bound passenger. He found him
dead, reported the matter to Agent
Norton of the Missouri Pacific and then
took the train. Mr. Norton at once
called the doctor and went to the eleva
tor. They found the unfortunate man
in a kneeling posture by the gasoline
engine, his overcoat tightly wound
around the shafting, and his body badly
bruised and mangled.
The supposition is' that in moving
about the room his overcoat became
entangled in the shafting and he was
thus beaten to death, the overload thus
being placed on the engine being sufli
cient to finally stop it.
Mr. Murray was a young man about
25 years of age and lived with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Murray,
near Mynard, driving back and forth
from his home to his work in this city.
The sorrowing family have the heart
felt sympathy of .the entire community
in their sad bereavement.
The funeral services will be held Sat
urday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the
Mrs. McKinney of Silver City, Iowa,
has returned to her home, after visit
ing several days in this city with Mrs.
Mrs. Carl Kunsman left yesterday
for Des Moines, Iowa, in response to a
telegram announcing the serious illness
of Mrs. Ed Kunsman.
John Wooster left, yesterday for
Tripp county, South Dakoto to make
his selection of a farm, which he drew
in the government drawing last fall.
Col. McMaken informs the News
Herald that six new families have come
to Plattsmouth within the past week.
Two of these are Mr. Florian and Mr.
Fisher, who come here from the West
to enter the employment of the Burlington.
Your Hat Don't Fit Your Head.
The reason for it is that your head is irregular, (!) out of every
10 are.) When you bought your hat, the man that sold it to you,
shaped it with an old out of date wooden stretcher, and just
about two hours later the hat was the same as before it was
stretched" You've been sore ever since you got the hat, and
you've a right to be.
This spring you'll come here lor your hat, we'll show you
the largest assortment of hat?, that has ever been shown in
Plattsmouth. When you've found the hat that strikes your
fancy, we'll take our new r'rench onformoteur, take the exact
shape of your head, heat the hat and shape the hat to fit per
manently. We'll put your name in the hat if you want it. Bring
your old hat in, we'll be glad to shapo it for yoj.
Stetson's $3.50 to $5.00. Iried's & Albortin ' $2 50, $3.00.
O hers $1.09 to $2.00.
THE HOME OF
Manhattan Shirts. Stetson Hats.
Hart SchafTner & Marx Clothes.
THE NEW STORE.
j n ie i
Tuesday evening at the conclusion of
the class work at the German turner
hall the members enjoyed a banque t
which was in thu nature of a celebra
tion of the recent improvement made
I in the hall. Professor Gamble presid
i ed. The following members were pres
ent: Prof. J. W. Gamble, Prof. W.
G. Brooks, Glen Rawls, Ernest Wurl,
Fred Jess, Fred Dawson, John Mauer,
Frank Smith, Frank Cloidt, Clyde
Adanison, August Cloidt, Emil Weyrich
Grosvenor Davey, Elmer Spies and
Newly Elected City Council Met
Tuesday Night For Or
ganizatian. The last session of the old city coun
cil was held Tuesday evening and after
the formality of inducting the new
members into office, the new council
completed its organization.
Mayor Sattler announce the stand
ing committees for the ensuing year as
Finance -Steimker, Schulhof.Dwyer.
Judiciary Dwyer, Steimker, Men
denhall. Fire and Water -Neuman, Dovey,
Claims Dovey, Kurtz, Rezner.
License Bookmeyer, Kurtz and
Streets, Alleys and Bridges-Weber,
Police Mendcnhall, Neuman and
Light - Sehulhof, Dovey, Dwyer.
Hospital Rezner, Steimker, Weber.
Cemetery Kurtz, Neuman and Men
Councilman Steimker was elected
president of the council.
How cattle mav be dehorned withou t
j other apparatus than a good Btror.g
: clothesline and a sharp meat saw, or a
miter saw with a rigid back, is ex
plained in an illustrated article in the
May Popular Mechanics.
Mrs. Grace Thomas has returned
from Omaha, where she has been for
some weeks at one of the hospitals.
Her many friends are glad to welcome
filial t .Ta
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