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About The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (July 1, 1909)
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Local Shop Men Take Day Off
and Visit Capital City.
The local shop men's excursion train
to Lincoln Tuesday was crowded and
those in attendance at the meeting re
port a very enjoyable time. The men
congregated at Coates Hall and headed
by the M. V. A. band fell in line and
marched to the B. & M. station where
the train was waiting. Large banners
were fastened on the engine, reading
"Burlington Shop Employes, Platts
mouth, Neb." "
The seven coaches were already part
ly filled and with the addition of the
164 men who marched down there, was
a total of perhaps three hundred aboard
the train, which departed at 11:30 amid
the cheers from the passengers and
music by the band. Denning Iliatt of
the Olsen photograph Co., was on hand
and took several pictures of the train.
The special returned to Plattsmouth
at eight p. m. and the men marched up
Main to Sixth street and broke rank?.
At the auditorium in Lincoln address
es were delivered by Vice Pres. Wil
lard, V. B. Stone and others interested
in railroad matters, the speeches being
Local shop men whose activity con
tributed to the success of the excursion
were Fvank Buttery, Victor Anderson,
J. W. Bookmeyer, Frank Newman,
Jos. Peters, Matt Joy, Harry Barth'okl,
Val Burkel, Master Mechanic Wm.
Baird and General Foreman Hayes.
Mrs. Mary A. Rude of Mendota, 111.,
arrived in the city last evening for a
few weeks' visit at the home of W. L.
Street. Mrs. Rude is an aunt of Mrs.
, Struck by L ghtning
The farm house of Mrs. Thomas Sul
livan south of Plattsmouth was struck
by lightning Monday morning during
the severe electric storm and though
little damage resulted from the blaze
and no one was injured the affair could
easily have been very serious.
The bolt struck at the northwest
corner of the house and though four
children were asleep in the room di
rectly below none were injured and but
three were awakened.
Bert Satchel who lives in the house
was at the barn milking the cows and
the first he knew about it was when
one of the little girls came down and
said she heard the brick3 fall. A little
later upon returning from the house,
where she had been sent for a saw, she
told Bert the house was on fire. He
immediately went to the house and was j
fortunately able to locate the blaze j
which he put out by the use of a half i
dozen buckets of water. The bolt
seemed to travel to all parts of the
house and anything made of metal with
which it came in contact was partly
melted while the woodwork was badly
All of the wire screen around the
large porch was ruined, w1iileNa spade
leaning against the screen had one
cornor melted oif. .lso a ring varying
in size from a pea to a five cent piece,
was burned around each nail used in
fastening the tin to the roof.
The members of Mr. Satchel's family
and the owner of the house are lucky
indeed to have suffered no serious loss.
The Luildintr is insured in the Farmers
! Mutual of Cass county and Jacob Falter
the secretary wa3 notified at once and
a meeting of the adjusters will be
called to fix the amount of damages.
Miss Isabel Wiles was in the city
Wednesday evening, having returned
from Omaha where she had been on
and bring it with you when you
come in to buy your suit and
we will make you a present
equal in value to from 10 to 12ya
per cent. Read our ad in the
last number of the NEWS-HERALD
for full particulars.
We have the agency for the
'Nancy Hanks" Suspenders
"Where Quality Counts."
District Convention of Epworth
League was a Most Profita
Rev. A. A. Randall and E. H. Wes-'
cott returned this morning from Te
cumseh where they had been in attend
ance at the seventeenth annual conven
tion of the Nebraska City district of
the Epworth League. They report a
most excellent and profitable meeting.
Dr. Randall's two numbers on the pro
gram, "The Lamp and the Guide,"
were listened to with close attention,
and the consensus of opinion was that
they accomplished much good. The
principal speaker of the occasion was
E. A. Schell, president of the Iowa
Wesleyan University and past general
secretary of the Epworth League. He
had many good things to say and he
said them in a manner that was inspir
ing to nil who heard him.
At the election of officers, Mr. E. H.
Wescott of this' city, was re-elected as
president, and Auburn was chosen as
the place for the convention to be held
Stepped on a Rutty Nail.
Miss Verla Schneider, eldest daugh
ter of Wm. Schneider, manager of the
Farmer's Elevator at Cedar Creek was
in the city for a visit at the home of H
A. Schneider Wednesday.
Miss Verla says her sister Helen has
a very sore foot as a result of stepping
on a rusty nail. Dr. Worthman, of
Louisville, who was called, thought
blood poison might develop but applied
the proper medicines, and the wound is
doing very well at present.
See us for sale bills.
Comings and Goings of
People you Know.
Julius Engelkemetr spent Monday in
Adum Schafcr made a trip to Manley
Joe Wagner made a business trip to
Hammond Beck delivered hogs to
Nehawka market Tuesday.
- R. A. Young shipped cattle to the
South Omaha market Tuesday.
Last Wednesday the wind blew down
the large corn crib of W. H. Puis.
W. H. Puis and wife, and Mrs. Alf
Gansemer made a trip to Weeping
Don't forget to celebrate the 3rd at
Murray and have a good old fashioned
Quite a number of this locality at
tended the platform dunce at J. B.
Dawson's Saturday night.
Marvin Fleming and wife left Mon
day for their home at Coleridge, Neb.,
after spending about a month at the
home of Mrs. Levi Rusterholtz.
Our annual school meeting was held
Monday night at 8 o'clock P. M. J. L.
Yourg was re-elected, treasurer and
W. K. shepherdson was elected direc
tor to fill vacancy.
State Temperance Meeting.
The Nebraska Temperance Union
hereby calls a meeting of representa
tives of the Temperance and Civic or
ganizations of the state of Nebraska, to
be held at York on July 8 and 9, 1909.
The first session will be held at 1:30
p. m., July 8, in the Methodist church.
In the evening of that day a great pub
lie meeting will be held in the York
Chautauqua Pavalion.and at 8:00 a. m.,
July 9, the final session will be held for
summing up results and organization
for vigorous work.. Good speakers and
music will be provided for all of these
The purpose of this meeting is to get
all Nebraska Temperance agencies and
forces more closely and effectively
united for an immediate and aggressive
campaign for County Option and ulti
mate statewide Prohibition.
Every man, woman and child in the
state, who desire a part in the triumph
ant overthrow of the open saloon, is
cordially and earnestly invited to attend
and take part in this meeting. The
only credentials required will be a will
ingness to help stamp out the infamous
liquor traffic from our beautiful and be
York, famed for having never har-
j bored an, open saloon within her bor
ders, has flung wide open her gates
and awaits our coming with cordiality
and a hearty welcome. Entertainment
will be provided for all who attend, at
very nominal cost, in the homes and
hotels of that clean little city, known
and respected for its hospitality and
All roads will lead to York on July
8, and you are invited to be there and
join in the mighty battle against our
common foe, the shame of our nation
and the enemy of our homes -the open
v Dated at Lincoln, Nebr, this 28 day
day of June, 1909.
The Nebraska Temperance Union,
Attest: T. M. Wimberley, Pres.
Frank A. Harrison, Sec.
Dry Weather Needed.
John McNurlin drove in from Cullom
this morning where he had been on i
visit to his brother-in-law, W. H
Seybert. John was surprised to see bo
much mud here and states that but
enough rain fell to lay the dust nicely
in that vicinity. He says dry weather
would suit the farmers best right now
as small grain will be ready for har
vesting as soon aa corn can be laid by.
j Mr. Pearly Clymer aged 22 and Miss
j Lulu Carr, aged 19, both of Greenwood,
Nebr., were married at the courthouse
j by County Judge Becson Wednesday.
; The groom is a son of Mr. and Mr?.
i Jos. Clymer and the bride is a daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Carr, nil
prominent residents of Greenwood.
The News-Herald join3 their many
friends in extending best wishes to the
Acorn cigars 5 cents each. S.noke on
"Acorn" and be happy.
Enjoy Fiahing Trip.
Ed Lutz, and son Eddie and Dick Os
borne, head clerk in the grocery de
partment, made a hurry up trip out to
Cedar Creek last Tuesday evening
where they expected to slip up una
wares on the black bass and croppy
in the fish pond there and cap
ture wagon loads of the poor unsuspect
ing things. Each gentleman had a
arge basket of lunch with him and up
on being informed that there was a
splendid hotel at Cedar Creek, ac
knowledged the fact but declared they
would be too busy throwing out their
tackle to go up town for supper. Ed
had made arrangements with Conduct
or Johnson to stop the special train
there and returned home that evening.
We have sought to have an inter
view with the boys since their return
but for some unaccountable reason they
are keeping close under cover. How
ever, we learned from other sources
that they developed a huge appetite,
and were able to devour every crumb
of their lunch; also that Ed, Sr., and Jr.,
each had several fine plump mosquito
bites while the little bass gnawed all
bait ofF of Dick's hook. Of course this
is only hearsay and when the boys re
turn from "Tall Timber" wc will glad
y correct any misstatements.
The News-Herald Publishing Com
pany has been incorporated with a cap
ital stock of $7000, with Ernest M. Pol
lard, Wm. L. Pickett and A. L. Tidd,
as incorporators. The plant is to be
put in first class condition. The busi
ness will be increased, and all kinds of
printing will be handled. Considerable
new machinery will be added. It is
the purpose of the new company to
publish one of the best newspapers in
the state, and make the job department
complete in every detail. This will be
a paper of which the city of Platts
mouth may feel proud of. It will en
large the field of printing business and
give the city wider publicity.- The po!'
icy wilkjbfe tcT give " riattambuthand
Cass county the very best newspaper
to be found in its field.
Married at St. Johne.
Wm. Swatek ar.d Miss Josephine
Yelinek were united in marriage in this
city Tuesday morning by Father Shine
of St. John's Catholic church. The
ehurch had been beautifully decorated
for the occasion with roses and foliage.
Promptly at 9 o clock the bridal party
entered and marched up to the alter in
step with the strains of the wedding
march where they were met by the
priest who performed the ceremony in
the presence of a large number of re
latives and invited guests.
Miss Frances Hiber was bridemaid
and Chas. Yelinek was groomsman.
The bride wai exquisitely attired in
in dainty white, while the bridesmaid
wore green. The g.-oom and his best
man were dressed in conventional black.
After the ceremony the bridal party
enjoyed a splendid wedding breakfast
at the home of the bride's parents,' Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Yelinek. The bride
was reared in Plattsmouth and is one
of Cass county's efficient school teach
ers. The groom is an energetic young
man employed as a foreman in one of
the departments of the stock yards at
The young people start their new life
under very favorable circumstances
and their many friends join News
Herald in extending best wishes for a
happy and useful journey through life.
Emmons Richey returned from
business trip to Omaha and other points
Lmmons had recently sent in an or
der through the firm of Parmele & Bar
ker for a fine Overland runabout and
the machine was here when he re
ChafTeur Barker took him for a spin
or two down main street after which
Emmons assumed control and handled
the car like an old timer. The auto
will save him many dollars in his busi
ness as well as afford him much pleas
ure. Will Make Extended Visl'.
Mrs. Amanda Brown and son Roy of
Taylorville, III., arrived in Plattsmouth
this week for a visit of several months
with relatives here.
Mrs. Brown U a sister of L. B.
Brown, of Rock Bluffs, and an aunt of
Mrs. John Cory. As it has been thirty
two years iince theaa rilatives had met
there was on affecting reunion.
Cronology of Events at the Oy
ster Bay of Nebraska.
Miss Carrie Allison, of Murray, is
visiting with Mrs. D. C. West.
Miss Florence Todd was a passenger
to Weeping Water Wednesday.
The Royal Neighbors held an ice
cream social last Saturday evening with.
The Entre Nous club were enter
tained at the home of Mrs. B. O. Tuck
Wayne O'Day of Denton, Nebr.,
called on his father, T. J. O'Day, Mon
At the school meeting Monday even
ing H. F. Kropp tvas reelected modera
tor on the school board.
Mrs. Maggi of Lincoln, who has been
visiting with Miss Florence Todd re
turned home Sunday evening.
Mrs. Kate Nelson's new house is
gradually neuring completion and will
be the next addition to Nchawka's
L E. Stone and family of Cherokee,
Okla., are paying a vacation visit to
relatives in this vicinity. Mr. Stone,
who is a banker was formerly the drug-
gist at this place.
T. J. O'Day went to Plattsmouth
Monday evening and from there went
to Atkinson, Neb., on a visit to his
uncle, J. II. Overton, who has a ranch
near that place. Mrs. O'Day and Mas
ters Ingle and Lester preceded him.
there about two weeks ago.
Messrs. F. B. Sheldon, F. L. Nuti
man, and A. F. Sturm went to the
county seat Tuesday evening to attend
the stockholders' meeting of the Cass
Land Co., who have 2H15 acres of land
near Lamar, Colo. This company has
about 400 acres in wheat which looks aa
though it would make about twenty-
five bushels per acre. .
Tuesday, June 29th, was Miss Nora
Livingston's ninth birthday Anniversary
and to assist her in celebrating the
event, Miss Nora had six of her little
friends spend the afternoon with her.
The principal amusement was derived
from various games and childish pranks,
which were entered into with much int
erest and enthusiasm by the little
guests and which occasioned much mer
riment. At an appropriate hour the little
girls sat down to the birthday supper
spread in the dining room and not the
least of the many tempting dainties
was the birthday cake, which stood in
center of the table, lighted with nine
Miss Nora was the recipient of some
very pretty gifts, which will assist her
in remembering the happy event. In
the evening they attended the moving
picture show at the Majestic theater.
A Big Corporation.
Attorney C. A. Rawls who has been
visiting in the city with his family and
friends for a few days departed Wed
nesday for Granada, Col., where he is
now located as manager of the large
ranch owned by the Cass Land Comp
any. Mrs. Rawls accompanied him as
far as Omaha.
Mr. Rawls has been actively engaged
in farming on the ranch, and has one
hundred acres of wheat all up fine and
headed out, and three hundred acres of
alfalfa which grows well there. Besides
the splendid prospect for crops there
are hopes of building of a line of elec
tric road through the territory in which
event the couutry would be quickly
settled, and the largo ranches divided
into tracts suitable for men of ordinary
means and sold.
, The Methodist Sunday school is mak
ing preparations to celebrat the great,
grand and glorious Fourth on Monday,
July 5, in an appropriate manner in the
grove south of the ball park on Chicago
Ave. Father Winn has been unani
mously elected1 marshall of the day.
There will be amusements of various
kinds, but no fireworks of any kind wilt
be allowed on the grounds. With their
lunch in their baskets the members of
the school and their friends will assem
ble in the park about 10 o'clock in the
forenoon and will probably remain until
about 5 in the evening, providing the
weather is pleasant.
Fine job work done at thii office.
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