The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911, August 02, 1909, Image 1

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Funeral of
Conrad Heisel
The death of Conrad Heisel, pioneer
wheelwright and mill owner of this
city, closed the life of another of Cass
county's oldest and most highly re
spected citizens. A suflferer from gan
grene poisoning in the foot, the result
of an old injury, he made a noble strug
gle against the disease till the end
which occurred at his home Wednesday
evening July 28, 1909.
Conrad Heisel was a native of Cell,
Province of Hesse, Darmstadt, Ger
many. He was born April 24, 1830,
and was 79 years, 3 months and 4 days
old at time of his death.
Coming to America he located in Illi
nois and later removed to Plattsmouth
arriving in this city August 6, 1856.
He was married at St. Louis to Miss
Amelia Rubaumen, the newly wedded
couple returning to this city where they
have resided for over 50 years. The
six children bom to this union are
George, Fred and John.sons, andTillie,
Amelia and Anna, daughters, all of
whom with his widow survive him.
Mr. Heisel was a man of excellent
business principles, his word being con
sidered as good as a bond, the confi
dence of friends in his integrity being
attested during the early eighties when
the mill burned down ms friends com
ing forward at once and voluntarily
offering a loan of money to lebuild the
mill. A modern roller mill was con
structed which proved successful be
yond expectation, the loans together
with interest beirg soon paid back.
Old age compelled Mr. Heisel to turn
the management over to his sons, who
are splendid millers and the business
has greatly prospered. The deceased
was a member of the German Lutheran
church and the funeral services were
conducted by Rev. Bruckert of Omaha,
assisted by Rev. Mangelsdorf of this
city. A quartet composedof Mrs. J.
W. Gamble, Miss Estelle Baird, B. A.
McKlwain and G. L. Farley Ban
"Load Kindly Light" ir.d "Nearer my
God to Thee," while Conrad Schlater, a
lifu long friend of the family, sang i
with deep feeling, the solo "Face to
Face." Miss Verna Cole and Mrs. Al
trogge presided at the piano.
At the close of the services the re
mains were conveyed to Oak Hill ceme
tery and interred in the family lot, the
pall bearers being Jacob Tritsch, Frank
Buttery, Martin Butler, H. M. Soen
nichsen, Walter White, John Buttery,
all old friends and neighbor of the
deceased. The News-Herald joins the
many friends of the family in extend
ing deep Fympathy in their bereave
'merit. .
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A V 1,3
The late Conrad Heisel.
A Sunday Wedding.
Yesterday morning at . 9 o clock oc
cjrred the ceremony which united the
life interests of Miss Freda Herold of
this city, and Mr. Percy Field of Salt
Lake City. The ceremony was per
formed at the residence of the bride's
mother, in the southeastern part of the
city by Canon Burgess of the Epiaco
pal church and was witnessed only by
the immediate relatives of the con
tracting parties.
Mis3 Herold needs no introduction at
our hands, having lived among us all
her life. Mr. Field is a young man of
sterling character and worth and met
his bride-to-be for the first time during
a business trip to the city last spring.
After the ceremony a wedding dinner
was served by the bride's mother.after
which the young people took the Bur
l ngton train at 2 o'clock for Omaha
where they will spend about a month
visiting. They will then depart for
Salt Lake where they will make their
future home. The News-Herald joins
with their many friends in extending
congratulations and best wishes.
Bureau of
Spokane Chamber of Commerce
Has New Scheme for Direct
ing Emigration
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Whereas, Death has entered
Waverly Barnharl.
Waverly Barnhart.aloiig time resident
of this city died Thursday evening from
a complication of diseases. While his
dc ith was not unexpected his demise
comes hs a shock to his many friends.
Mr. Earnhart was a son-in-law of
Thomas T. Fry, residing in the Second
ward, ur.d the funeral service were
held from the residence of the latter
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, being
conducted by Re . Luther Moore of the
Christian church. Inttrment was at
Oak Hill cemetery.
mid.t and removed from us one of our
beloved members, John V. Egenberger,
i ana
Whereas, Our beloved brother has
for mar.y years past been an honored
citizen of our city, actively identified
with its growth and development, and,
up to the time of his death, one of its
foremost business men, and
Whereas, By his death the Com
mercial Club and tho cky of Platts
mouth, Nebraska, loses a faithful mem
ber and the business fraternity of our
city a friend and ever loyal associate;
Therefore be it
Resolved, That we tender this pub
lic expression of our appreciation of
our departed brother and assert that in
truth a good man has gone from us. Be
it further
Resolved, That a copy of these
resolutions be placed upon the records
of the Commercial Club and also con
veyed to the family of our beloved
friend and brother.
J. P. Falter )
E. H. Wescott
A. L. Tidd )
Frank McCarty of Omaha, . v isited
with his mother in this city the latter
part of the week.
FineJ CleaiYce
Following our July sale we have grouped
the remaining lots for a final clearancea
quick and final riddance of every bit of sum
mer merchand ise, Prices talk 1 isten !
Men's Suits 4 very low prices 7.90, 9.90. 11.90, 13.90
Boys Wool Suits, 3 wonderfully low prices. . .1.39, 1.99, 2. 19
Hoys Wash Suits, one big lot, one low price 49c
Boys Waists ; 16c
Boys Stockings .lGc
Boys Shirts 23c
Men's Wool pants, just 2 lots to close 1.39, 1 99
Men's Shirts with or without collars 39c
4-in-hands , '. 12c
Men's Sox 5, 8, 19c
Men's fine silk tics 29c
Our standing assures the genuineness of these! bargains.
"Where Quality Counts.
Spokane, Wash., July 31. -Wanted
a bureau of colonization under the con
trol of the federal government, to di
rect tho current emigration to tho re
claimed and unsettled lands of the coun
try and Bhow the homcscekers how he
can make sure of a generous living and
enjoy a satisfactory social life.
Levi Grant Monroe, secretary of the
Spokane chamber of Commerce, "and
representing that organization as a
delegate at the 17th sessions of the
National Irrigation Congress in Spo
kane, August 9 to 14, will present the
foregoing proposition for endorsement
at one of the meetings. In support of
the movement h? said:
"Recognizing the fact that the as
simiation of foreign population is be
coming more difficult year by year and
that the congestion of the large cities
is already a national problem, the best
solution, in my judgment, would be a
well organized and fully equipped bu
reau of information, conducted by the
government. Such a department work
ing on broad lines,with the co-operation
of the commercial organizations, could
handle the newcomers' from foreign
lands and make them self-supporting
almost from the beginning.
"More than that, it would be the
means of giving our own people a
thorough knowledge of the possibilities
in developing the resources of the coun
try. This information, correctly com
piled and presented in concrete form,
would have more weight with the peo
ple in the crowded centers of popula
tion than any other plan that could be
"The present system of settling a
new country is expensive. Jt is too ex
pensive for the prospective- settler,
from the fact that in most instances he
is obliged to make a trip into the coun
try alone before bringing hia family.
If he could have what he knew to be
authoritative information at first hand
and be convinced that conditions are
actually as represented he would not
hesitate to undertake a journey half or
all the way across the continent, thus
saving considerable expense.
"As a "nation the time has come when
more people must till the soil.
This applies to the agricultural districts
in the eastern and New England states
as well as it does to the southern and
western parts of this continent. More
over, farm lite 13 more aigninea touay
than it has ever been before. It has
become a profession, especially in hor
ticulture and husbandry, and as such it
is recognized by the foremost men in
the land."
William E. Smyth, originator of the
idea of a national irrigation congress
said of the plan:
"We need a bureau of colonization
that (-hall work at this problem on
scientific lines. Ultimately, we shall
get it as we did the bureau of forestry
and the United States reclamation ser
vice. "It seems to me that the great lesson
we should impress as deeply as possible
on the minds of colonizing hosts, Is
that they need a little land under di-
j verse and intense cultivation, rather
I than big areas that will be wastefully
' used. That is to say, we want the true
home builder rath than the land-grab-jber.
! "There has been much excuse for
land-grabbing in the past the excuse
that it did, after all, assist the develop
ment of the country by interesting merv
' who would do something to' improve
our arid wastes where otherwise noth-
I ing would be done.
"But now the government provides the
! most vital improvement the water
supply; and we should give weight to
another consideration, which is the fact
; that we really have but little land in ,
comnarison to our future needs, and
that this little must be put to the very !
' highest uses.
"I do not believe that any man should j
be permitted to take more than 10 acres '
: of land under a government canal, ex- :
cept in the regions where the seasons
i are very short, ar.d that even there he
should be limited to a maximum of 40
acres. I
"lhc measure of value is not acreage, !
but productive capacity. Intense cul
tivation multiplies many times over
the productive capacity of a single
acre. ScttN-rs sfhould be taught to ,
take from the land what they need fi"
h'mo consumption, and tha.i to cater
to the market nearest at hand in the
selling of their surplus products. They
will thus make sure of a living.
"On the social side there is much to
be said in favor of the small farm,
which brings neighbors near together,
and even of the village settlement,
which enables them to have such im
provements as good streets, sidewalks
and sewerage, and which brings them
near to all the civic institutions, such
as tho school, the library, the church
and club house.
"The first great battle has been won.
It is putting the water on the land.
With the triumph of national irrigation
in the passage of tho Newlands act of
1902, and the completion of several
great projects, the need of fighting to
secure the reclamation of arid lands
has cua u'd. The policy is established.
Like tjd Massachusetts, it 'speaks for
"Tb next great battle is just be
ginning. It is getting the settler and
establishing him on a basis of absolute
economic security with fine civic and
social institutions. What we need now
is to build the superstructure of social
and industrial life on the broad foun
dation laid by the earlier movement."
Overcome by Heat.
Henry Stendyke was overrome by
the heat Friday morning and for a time
his friends were apprehensive that his
condition might be very serious. This
is the second attack, the first occurring
several days since while at work at the
farm of Fred Gucnther west of the city.
Friday while crossing the street from
the Riley hotel he was again stricken.
Friend assistedhim to bis home on
Vine street. Later in the day upon
consulting a physician his trouble was
pronounced to be sunstroke. While his
condition is not considered serious great
care w ill have to be exercised to pre
vent a recurrence of the trouble.
Fine job work done at this office.
;V?$V-' ;. " I
The late J. V. Egenberoer.
Chang In Insurance Agency.
On account of failing health I have
disposed of my Insurance business to
Mr. J. E. Barwick.
This agency includes the following
Companies which I have represented
the past 17 years, to wit:
The Home Insurance Company of
New York.
The Liverpool, London & Globe Ins.
The Springfield F. & M. Ins. Co.. of
The Insuranco Co. of North America,
The Fire Association of Philadelpia.
The Franklin Fire Ins. of Philadelphia.
I wish to express my appreciation of
of the liberal patronage with which I
have been favored, with the hope that
same will be continued to my successor
Mr. Barwick, who will give the inter
esta of the Assured the same careful
attention that I have endeavored to do
in the past. 31-2 Thos. Pollock.
Shut Out
Plattsmouth 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 -5'
Louisville 00000000 0-0
The above shows the score by innings
in the ball game at the ball park Satur
day afternoon between Plattsmouth
and Louisville. It was a splendid game
and though the Louisville boys were
gritty and did some very fine playing it
availed them not and they could chalk
up nothing but goose eggs all the way
through. The home team also made
zeros in all except the 1, 2, and 5 in
nings where they made their five scores
and to say they won easily would not
hug the truth so close as to be noticed.
The home team tried out a new bat
tery and were greatly satisfied at the
showing made. Williams kept them
guessing at all times and at no stage of
the game was there much danger of
the visitors batting the ball far out of
the diamond.
Louisville made one double play from
Ingram to Ossenkop, retiring the bat
ter and base runner.
Errors, Plattsmouth five and Louis
ville three. It was a dandy game, no
rag chewing, nobody hurt, and every
body satisfied with the decision! of the
umpire who was Henry Schneider.
Following is the line up of the two
Louisville Plattsmouth
Pankonin c Copes
Connor p Williams
Ossenkop lb McCauley
Tenant 2b Smith
Ingram 3b Drocge
Wood ss Larson
Burns If Mann--
Swartz cf Warga
McLawren rf Ramsey
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Salmon are
rejoicing over the arrival of a handsome
baby boy at their home.
Boys Suit Special
Will last this week only. We refuse to let anything
get shopworn in our store. We need the room for
Fall goods and we need the money to pay for them.
That's why we're selling what we, have left in boy's
suits for less than wholesale. Every suit in our boys
department is made knickerbocker style, every but
ton on them is riveted, and all seams are taped.
Beatiful line of patterns. Many people have taken
advantage of this opportunity in the past week.
Better come in we'll show you gladly.
All suits $3.50 to $4.50 for 2.75
All suits $5.00 to $6.00 for. , 3.75
All suits G.50 to 8.00 for 5.75
Reduced prices on straw hats. See window.
The Home of Hart SchafTner & Marx clothes.