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About The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (May 24, 1909)
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There always have been soda crackers;
there always will be soda crackers
There never were and never will be
any other Soda Crackers to equal
The Soda Crackers of
England loaned the Canard Steamship
line Sl::,(X)'),0'O to build the-two magni
ficent trar.s-Atlantic liners Mauretanin
and I.u.-.itania, the vessels being con
structed i:i lias with British naval needs
to l2 used as scouts in timi? of war.
The cost cf each ship was $G, COO, 000.
The Cur.fcrd line i.s given the free use
of these boats for a period of 2') vcars.
British government making but
requirement that the Cunard
The graduating exercises of the
Ph'.tsmouth High School will be held
at tho Parmele Theater Friday, May
28. The class sermon will be proached
Benediction, Dr. Baird.
Following is a list of the graduates:
Ethel J. Bently, Marie B. Bookmeyer,
Grace O. Dalton, Marie K. Fitzgerald,
Jo E. Hall, Mable B. Kiser. Helen L.
Kline, Anna L. Kopia. Ethel M. Leyda,
Muriel M. Mullis, Marie H. Hiher,
Helen M. Jess, Netty M. Jirousek,
Mrs. J. C. O'Connor, of Battle Creek,
Neb., arrived in the city Saturday for
a few days visit with her brother, R.
0. Witters, manager of tho News-Herald.
Steamship line t-hould endeavor to run
the vessels without further loss to the
Sr.pTjc.-e Americans should attempt to
build two similar vessels to run in com
petition between New York ar.d Queers
town: It would co.,t u: to build one of the.-e
s'fiips $5,12.",C-jO. We would pay 5 per
cj:.t for our money. 106,230. The
Englishman would get his boat at G,
SOOiOO. at 23-4 per cent interest, or
$7,850. It would cost us $218,075, 31-2
per cent, for repairs; the Lusitania
costs 21 -2 per cent for repairs, or?lC2,
300. It wi uld cost U3 5 per cent for
wages. The Englishman wculd pay 3
per cent for v.agc3. We would pay
$100,250; tho Englishman would pay
J195,QOJ. We would pay 4 per cent for
food; the Englishman would pay 31-2
per cent for food. We would pay $323,
OOOjthe Englishman would pay $211,230.
We would pay for insurance 6 percent;
the Englishman would pay the same.
For depreciation we would have 3 per
tent, the same as the Englishman pays.
But ue are paying this on $,123,000 so i
that o;;r in.-urance bill is ?4S7,500,
agat.-.-t the Englishman's of Rrw.000.
arid our depreciation is fl0i.230 as j
against the Englishman's $.323,000, or :
an annual hat dica on account of dif-;
ference in cost ar.d charges of S0'.i3,873. !
F.r 20 yea:.-, which is the lif j of the
English contract with the Lusitanin,
tl;' handicap would arr.ouat to $19,917,
To pay a 5 per cent dividend tho
American would have to earn $403,250;
i Th Engii.-hmar. would have to earn
j $'23,000, or an annual increase of earn
i ings in the part of the American
amounting to $S1,230, uhicn, in 20
year.1, would amount to $l,r.25,CO0; or
in other words in order to be on an
even keel with the English boat the
American boat in 2 ) years would have
to earn $21.5-12, 50) more than the
Englishman. In the meantime the
Lusitania gets ;i subsidy of $,3 0o,000,
plus the interest at 2 3-4 per cent.
This is thi kind of competition which
we are obliged to meet; it i3 bitter ut:d
it is destructive, for, of two ships of
equal capacity, officered and named
with equal ir.telligpr.ee, managed by a
crew of equal ability, directed by a
company of equal sagacity, that "one
ship will get the business which can
carry the trade the cheapest, and that
ship can carry the cheapest which cost
the least to build, maintain ar.d operate.
J. H. Waterman, formerly a resi
dent of this city ar.d at one time city
treasurer, was honored at the meeting
of the international organization of the
railway storekeepers' association, held
in Chi .aga Wednesday, being selected
as first vice president. This associa
tion was organized six years ago, since
which time Mr. Waterman ha taken a
prominent part in its deliberations.
Other oilicers elected by this organiza
tion were: President, D. A. Williams,
Baltimore, Baltimore and Ohio lailroad;
second vice president, W. F. Jones,
New York, New York Central railroad;
secretary-treasurer, J. P. Murphv,
Lake Shore railway, Collinwojd, O.
MILLMRY SPECIAL t
Call and get prices;
A Big Reduction.
f Mrs. Julia C. Dwyer
Opposite Post Office. Platts- .j.
TH T3 TTfc H
What does pay day mean to
you? Perhaps you get just
enough to carry you through the
month with out a dollar to spare.
Perhaps you don't got even this
much. If such is the case the
I N T E It N A T luNAI. CORRESPOND
ENCE Schools, of Sckanton, Pa.
would like to get in touch with
you. They have raised the sal
aries of hundreds of discouraged
men ar.d are at tnis very moment
helping hundreds of others to
better themselves. Salary raising
is the spec;alty of the I. C. S. If
you would like to have your f alary
raised, drop a postal to
Clms V. Mump
INebrjsko City, eb.
He will show you how easily the
I. C. S. can help you secure pro
motion. If you are interested,
write the postal NOW. Don't
put it o!T, you'll forget it. NOW
is the time.
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by Re. Luther Moore, at the Metho- j Jennie tu. jonnson. ma ui. jonnson, Murray,
dist Church Sunday evening, May 23. ! Ellen C. Pollock, Alice t. Koot.W ilhel
Tho cl c puWs of tho irraduatinir class 1 niina M. Thierolf, Clara H. Wohlfarth,
"The Ladies' Aid Society" of Mynard
entertained "The Ladies' Missionary
Society" of Liberty at the hospitable
home of Mr i. Charles Spangler near
are marjoi ami old gold; the class
motto "Not at top, but ascending;"
the class flower, American Beauty rose.
The oi.icers of the class are as follows:
Jo Elizabeth Hall, President; Helen
Louis ? Kline, Vice-President; Will A.
Shopp, Secretary and Treasurer.
Invocation, Rev. A. A. Randall.
Instrumental Solo, Selected,
Ethel J. Bentfey.
Salutatory. "By Their Works Ye
Shall Know Them." Jo E. Hall.
Helen M. Jess.
Vocal Solo, Selected,
Helen L. Kline.
Address, "The Price of a Soul."
Hon. William J. Bryan.
Presentation of Diplomas,
Mr. J. M. Rolerts.
Clarence L. Beal, Carl E. Smith, John
D. Henrich.Will A. Shopp and Clarence
I. O. O. F.
The first lodge of the order was in
stalled April 20, 1319,in Baltimore.Md.,
with five members. The fraternity
now has a membership of 1,900,000.
Its annual income is $15,000,000,
and it spends annually $5,350,000 in re
lief and in care and education of orphan
children and the burial of deceased
members. It has spent in this work
more than $120,000,000. It maintains
0f orphan homes and homes for aged
members, established at a cost of $:,
500,000, and maintained at an annual
expense of $000,000.
Twenty Five Dollars
last Wednesday afternoon,
May 19. Social conversation held sway
during the greater part of the afternoon.
Misses Gertrude Cole, Eva Porter and
Mae Barker furnished several instru
mental selections, and Miss Mae Barker
gave a reading which was greatly en
joyed by those present.
An elegant two-course lur.cueon was
served and as the sun reared the hor
izen the ladies departed for their homes
all voting the Aid Society in general
and Mrs. Spangler in particular a
Those who enjoyed this good time
were, Mesdames Kiehardson, rorter,
Propst, Lair, McCoy, Albert Weten
kemp, Earle Cole, Glen Vallery, Ver
ner Perry, Charles Perry, Wilbur Cole,
Steve Barker, Peter Perry, Murray,
Oscar Gapen, Lloyd Gapen, Sporey,
Virgin, Osral Virgin, Fleming, Ed
Spangler, Fred Spangler, Luke, Wiles,
Will Stokes. W. D. Wheeler, Albert
Wheeler, Joe Cook, Frank Young,
John Spangler, Charles Spangler, and
the Misses Cole.Eva Porter, MaeBark
j er, Lizzie Spangler, Lizzie Wheeler,
. and Glenna Barker.
Dirvn c r a
16TH AND CHICAGO
PLACE FOR 14 YEARS
Will be given to the
one suggesting an
for a new perfume.
Ask us about it.
Besides the hardy pansies and, ram
i bier roses, I now have geraniums, CJn
, nas, hibiscus, the new moon-vine, ver
; bunas, salvia, early nstors and other
! bedding plants ready to plant out.
i 11-2 ' L. A. Mo'oRE.
F. Go Frickc & Co
For Decoration Day.
I shall have plenty of cut flowers to
fill all orders not sent too late and
probably those coming at the last min
ute, although (lowers seem rather
scarce this year. L.A.Moore. 11-2
G. P. Meisinger completed his work
as assessor in Eight Mile Grove pre
cinct and made his return to the Coun
ty Assessor Soennichsen Saturday.
FOR SALE-Stump puller as good as;
new, worth $92 will sell for $43 cash.
Conrad Cend, Cedar Creek, Neb.
"Pierce 4 Cylinder" and Cur
tiss Motor Cycles.
Single Twin 3 and 4 Cylinders.
Second Hand Motor Cvcles.
Tires and supplies for all makes.
All kinds of repairing. National,
Pierce and Iver Johnson Bi
cycles, and parts for everything.
1SDISOS niOXOGRAVIIS AND RBCORDS
VICTOR DISC GOODS.
Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Harmon and baby
were over Sunday visitors witli
tives in Ashland.
Pure Sodi Water at Ce'ring's.'
! OMAHA BICYCLE CO
Send for Catalogue. 16th and Chicago.
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