The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911, October 25, 1909, Image 1

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NEWS. E.-tjib!ifh1 Nov. B. 1891 lr.iij..,i i. i ias
HKRAU). KaUblkhed April 10. lf ( Cn1"i'lt"1 Jn- 1896
C. E. Wcscolfs Sons
Another Boost
For Plattsmouth
Our Rustling Red Men land
Grand Council for
next Year.
riattsmouth, Neb. Oct., 22, 1901).
To Editor of Daily News:
I beg leave through your paper to ' games and social conversations, afti r
state that as a delegate to the Grand wniL'h a lfllc suppi'r was spread to
Council of the Improved Order of Hed- i which all did ample justice. At a late
men of the Reservation of Nebraska to ! hour thu Party left for home feeling
state for the benefit of those who were j that Jt nml l,et-' B1,tl for tnc'm to be
not there that it was one of the great- thcre antl wishing Miss Eva many more
est gathering that I ever had the ! SUL-h ccasiona.
pleasure of attending. We have men j In short the Ward's proved beyond a
of all callings from barbers to United ; doubt to he roya entertainers.
States Senators, U. S. Marshall, U. I "
S. Judges, and Judges of the Distrst ! Brin the Girls Home.
Court of the State with lawjers galore, i The attention of the public it called
And I want to say that it v. a one of ; to the fact that the establishment of a
the most prominent bodies of men that factory in this city by M. E. Smith &
1 have ever had the pleasure of meet-1 Vo., of Omaha will furnish nn oppor
ing with. i tunity to bring back to the city many
While at the Lyric Theatre where E'rls aiul 'ounK women who in the
the degree was demonstrated, we were I search for employed have found it
given the keys to the city of Omaha by
Mayor Duhlman who told us to go
where we pleased and what we pleased
and if any one got in trouble to tele
phone him and he would rescue us from
all danger. The initiation was just splen
didgienina way that was most im- equal, and these are urged to notify
pressive on the minds of the many j tneir absent ones of the change in con
hundreds of Pale faces. , ditions about to be inaugurated here,
I want to kmv that ho uhnmincr I and assure them of the opportunity to
old Plattsmouth was a great advertis
ment for our town, for they were
throwing boquets for Plattsmouth from
the time we landed on the special the
19th and though the meeting of the
Great Council on the 20th and even
went so far as to Bay what ever Platts
mouth wanted in the way of honors
they could have. And now Brother
Redmen and the citizens of Plattsmouth
we think that we have given our
town the best advertiseirg that it
has had for many moons. We have
also landed the next great council of
the Improved Order of Redmen at
Plattsmouth which will meet some time
next October, so if you want to help
us out get in on the ground floor take
off your coat and help us boost our
town. Respectfully,
John C. York.
District Court.
In district court Thursday Judge H.
D. Travis granted Mrs. Rose Norton
the furniture and $20 per month alimony
and the case was continued until next
spring. Attorney W. A. Robertson
appeared for the plaintiff and A. L.
Sullivan for the defendant.
Some Mow
Our trade like good clothes and
like to be sure of always getting
that kind. That's the reason our
Quality Clothes have attained
such a sale. Many people have
learned the value of buying Qual
ity Clothes and now insist upon
that kind. The reason is they find
our clothes fit just right when new
and continue in shape and stylish
looking to the very last. They out
wear and outlast twice over the
cheaper clothes. You'll enjoy look
ing at the many new Fall models
in the latest fabrics especially our
exclusive patterns no two alike.
Prices are $20 to $35. Others not
o good but as good as others show
$5 to $18.
Surprise parly.
Last Friday evening about fifty young
people consisting of the Loyal Sons and
Daughters of the Christian church con-1
gregated at Jesse Terry's barber shop
chartered carry-alls and drove to the
home of Thomas South, meeting others
here, they wended their way to the
home of Miss Eva Ward where the
I jolly crowd gave her a most delightfull
i surprise.
j The evening wbs spent in music,
necessary to scatter to the four winds
of heaven. Numerous families here
have girls employed at various points
I throughout the state, many of whom I
i would doubtless perfer being at home, j
' opportunities for employment being i
(steady, remunerative employ-
Crandpa Conrad Schlater.
Conrad Schlater visited friends in
the Nebraska Masonic Home today and
favored his old friends with some of
music, both vocal and instrumental.
Grandpa Schlater presided at the firtt
organ during the services in the Meth
odist Episcopal church in this city and
says he enjoyed the meetings very
much, both the Sunday School and the
divine services
Last Sad Rights.
Dr. John J. Baird conducted the
funeral services of II. K. Dunbar in
the Hotel Riley this afternoon at 2
o'clock, after which time the body was
then taken to Ashland for burial. The
services were quite largely attended,
many friends from Ashland and other
towns being present. The relatives
have the sympathy of the community
in the loss of a kind and loving husband
and father.
Miss Lucy Arnold
Omaha Monday.
visited friends in
We Carry the Load
2000 BAYLOR coal man
He Shot
His Friend
Chas. Steele of Avoca While In
, toxicated Shoots His Friend
Charles Martin-
j Chas. Steele is in jail and Chas. Mar
tin, his friend, is in the hospital at Om
aha with a bullet in his hip, all the re
sult of too much booze. The men had
' gone to Jens Rasmussen's place, a
mile and a htlf west of Avoca, Sunday
i afternoon, where they proceeded to fill
up and as a result became quarrelsome.
I About six o'clock as Steele was stand
ing inside of the building Martin is said
to have thrown rocks at him and re
; fused to desist when told to do so.
j Steele, it is alleged, thereupon seized a
rille and fired upon Martin, the bullet
entering his hip and lodging. Steele
j immediately went to Avoca and sur
! rended to Constable Bogard who in
; turn notified Sheriff Quinton and the
latter left at once for Avoca and rej
! turned with his prisoner who is now in
jail. The rille used in the shooting was
a 22, the property of Rasmussen.
Dr. Brendel, who was summoned to
Martin's aid was unable to find the
bullet and had the wounded man taken
j to a hospital at Omaha Monday morn
ing. It is said that Steele and Martin
were old time friends, coming to Ne-
j braska from North Carolina five years
ago and so far as could be learned no
former trouble existed between the
j men. "Martin will not prosecute me,"
said Steele, when talking about his
j rasn act with the sheriff. Whether or
not Martin will feel like forgiving the
IlUb J11U1 bill TT 111 IVVI IVfllllll
man who shot him remains to be seen.
In the meantime Steele will remain a
guest of the county for some time.
To the Public.
I wish to thank the public for the
liberal patronage, which greeted the
opening nigh: of the Majestic theatre,
under my management. My desire is
to make the Majestic a home theatre,
and the money paid out for its main
tenance will remain right here in Platts
mouth with the exception of that por
tion paid for film rental, the motion
pictures will be of the very best possi
ble to secure. My pianist and violinist
are Plattsmouth girls (the Misses Mild
red and Amy Cook,) and render music
well worth hearing.
The stage is being enlarged suffici
ently to admit of properly putting
on song productions, sketches, ect.,
and these will be produced with home
talent as far as possible.
Prof. Austin.
For Sale.
I have a first class 80 of Cass county
land for sale at $100 per acre, for cash
or half cash and balance to suit. GO
acres under cultivation; 20 acres pas
ture with some natural timber, and
good spring. Good house and large
barn and other buildings, well and cis
tern, 8 miles from Plattsmouth and 4
1-2 miles from Murray. The way land
is advancing this 80 will be worth $110
before spring. John M. Leyda,
6t D & SW. Plattsmouth, Neb.
Public Reception.
There will be a public reception given
to Rev. W. L. Austin, the new pastor
of the First Methodist Episcopal
church, and his family in Coates hall
next Friday afternoon, October 29,
from 6 to 10 o'clock to which the pub
lic is cordially invited.
Hearing in County Court.
In county court a final hearing was
had in the estate of August Stohlman.
County Judge Beeson appointed Hiram
F. Kunz administrator of the estate of
Louis Gustin, Monday.
Mrs. R. E. Shcehan and son, Master
Chester, who have been visiting with
the former's parents, Postmaster and
Mrs. C. H. Smith, departed Thursday
for their home in Galesburg, 111.
The Good Work
Has Begun
Work on Street Lighting System
is Doing Pushed as Vigor
ously as Possible.
Work began on the street lighting
system this morning and in all prob
ably in ten days some of the lights will
be in operation.
Main street and the boulevand will
bo lighted with 45 candle power gas
lamps, while the residence portion will
receive the benefit of sixty Tungston
electric lights of 40 candle power each.
Efforts will be made on the part of
the comoany to have the system com
pleted and all lights in service by
It seems that things have livened up
around these diggings and at the rate
Plattsmouth has been moving the past
two weeks it will be a question of hut
a short time when there will be some
thing doing in this berg all the time.
Laid to Rest
Mrs. Alexander Hunter, who acci
dent ly shot herself with a rifle Wednes
day night, passed away Sunday morn
ing in Clarkson Memorial hospital in
Omaha. The body was brought to this
city Sunday evening and taken to the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jesse Hiner on Day street, between
8th and 9lh., where the funeral services
were conducted Monday afternoon by
Cannon II. B. Burgess. The pall bear
ers were her four brothers. William.
Bert, Henry, Frank and her brothers-in-law,
Claus Boetel and Harry Ship
ley of South Omaha. The deceased is
survived by her husband and three
children, Hazel, aged 5 years; Mary
3 years, and John, 3 months old. In
terment was in Oak Hill cemetery be
side one son.
Birthday Party.
Yesterday being Mrs. Menervia
Johnson's 71st birthday anniversary
qu;te a number of her friends called to
help her celebrate the occasion. They
laughed and talked about olden times
and afterwards returned to the dinning
room where a" table was laden with as
m:iny good things as tho heart could
wish, and they did ample justice, and
at u late hour they returned home
wishing Mrs. Johnson many more
happy birthday anniversaries, and leav
ing her many nice paesents. Those who
attended were: Mrs. Michael Hild,
Mrs. John Busche, Mrs. J. M. Young,
Mrs. H. Steinhauer, Miss Sophia Hild,
Miss Gladys Steinhauer and Mrs. John
son. Injured In Runaway.
Word was received in this Sunday
that H. W. Lloyd, a prosperous farmer
residing southwest of Union, was
severely injured in a runaway Satur
day evening. In company with Maplon
Applegate he was driving a team,
which became frightened at an auto.
The team ran for some diutance and in
turning a corner the wagon was upset,
throwing both out. Mr. Applegate,
who is well known in this city, received
a broken hip and was badly bruised and
Mr. Lloyd received a painful injury in
his arm.
First Organ in Cass County.
E. H. Wescott and George Hall car
ried the first organ that came to Platts
mouth more than fifty years ago to the
l oung Men s Bible class room in the
basement of tho First Methodist Epis
copal church Saturday afternoon. The
organ was presided over for several
years by Conrad Schlater, both at the
Sunday school and divine services. J.
Coleman, who owned it for many
years, gave it to the young men, just
before his departure for his future
home in Kansas City.
Voluntarily Increase Wages.
Brief mention was made in the Daily
News, exclusively, last Saturday of an
increase in wages from employees of
the Burlington shops. The increase
was one cent per hour, and dates back,
"s niomt'ned in the former item, to
September 1st. In round figures the
men receive m the
aggregate aoout
$10 per day increase. The advance was
not demanded by the men. but was
t : made voluntarily by the company and
j was in me nature oi a welcome sup-
prise to the beneficiaries.
5 .
Mrs. J. II. Teegarden, who has been
visiting her parents, Postmaster and
Mrs. C. H. Smith, departed today for
her home in Brock, Neb., where her
husband is station agent for the Burlington,'
National W. C.T. U.
The National Women's Christian
Temperance Union convention is in full
blast in Omaha. Among those from
here who attended and. heard Mrs.
Mary Harris Armor of Eastman, Ga.,
preach the annual convention sermon
in the auditorium Sunday afternoon
were, Mesdames B. C. Kerr, L. A.
Moore and Lura Meredith.
Mrs. Armor has the reputation of
speaking "like a house agre." Her
stylo is that of the exhorter and her
speed that of the lightning express.
She spoke in this city about one year
ago. Several times she swept her
audience into applause at some telling
shot against the liquor traffic, or
elicited occasional laughter by a
uniquo illustration or curious character
ization. Mrs. Armour styled the picture she
drew of states falling one after another
before the ribbon a vision given her by
God, not a dream. She saw the first
beginning in Nebraska, going from here
to Missouri, then to New York and so
on, one by one to the various states,
finally ending in Washington with
action by congress.
New Insurance Company.
A well attended meeting was held in
the real estate office of J. E. Barwick
Friday night. The object of tho meet
ing was to interest Plattsmouth peoplo
in the organization of the Common
wealth Life Insurance Company of Ne
braska. The meeting was addressed
by Mr. Arthur Vernon, of Omaha, who
talked insurance intelligently for an
hour or more, creating a good impres
sion in the minds of those present. The
Commonwealth Insurance Company
was chartered August 23, 1900, and the
par value of the stock is placed at $20
per share. Mr. Vernon, assisted by
Mr. Barwick, is meeting with good
success, having placed a number of
shares here.
A Social Event.
A pleasant social event occurred in
the home of Mrs. J. W. Peters, occa
sion being in honor of her birthday an
niversary. The time was most delight
fully spent in music, games and social
conversation. Those who enjoyed Mr?.
Peter's hospitality were the Mesdames
Charles Bell, Ward Clark, Mathew Joy,
Soloman Adamson, George Born, B. G.
Wurl, J. W. Bookmcyer, John Busche.
YOU'LL be able to take your choice
this Fall from a very large variety
of styles in Hart Schaffher & Marx
clothes we have brought together for you. You needn't wear the pat
tern or style that others wear if you don't want to; we have plenty of
good things to show you; new grays, blues, olives, worsteds, cheviots,
serges, tweeds; all the high-colored, smart weaves; in all the best and
most fashionable models. ,
You can't buy better clothes than these; thare are none better made
All-wool, best tailoring, correct fit.
H. S. & M. Suits..
The Homo of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
Manhattan Shirts Stetson Hats
Falter & Thierolf
Value Ghiny Clothiers.
Newsy Wabash
Ed. Dorr went to Omaha Sautrday
A. W. Waltz drove to Lincoln with a
load of apples Monday.
Miss Grace Lowton is home front
Peru on account of sickness.
Mrs. Jacob Witt enjoyed a visit from,
her father and Uncle Sunday.
Mrs. Myrtle Wilson aud mother, Mrs.
Squires was Weeping Water visitors
Mrs. Emma Clapp, who has been
having a siege of recumatism, is abla
to be out again.
Mr. Lyndal and wife of Missouri,
have been visiting the Reese, Lane
and Johnson families, the ladies all be
ing Bisters.
II. C. Richard has returned from his
visit to tho Seattlo Imposition, he says
that he seen a number of people that
used to live here.
There was a moving picture show at
the hall Saturday night, they carried
their own electric plant with them and
had a wagon fitted up supposed to cost
15 hundred dollars.
Shirley Barrett and Gordon formerly
of this vicinity, but now of Kansas
just returned from Alberta, Canada
all bought land and will move up thero
in the spring. Mr. Gordon stopped off
at Wabash for a few hours to visit
with relatives.
Exit Drinking Cups.
One of the new things which may bo
seen in all the public school buildings
in South Omaha is an automatic drink
ing fountain for the use of students.
The fountain is so arranged that it will
be impossible for one child to pass
contagion from lip to lip as in the case
of the old drinking cup. The cups
carried in the children's desks arc
quite as apt to become unsanitary as
the drinking cup used by all. Tho
authorities arc more than usually
vigilent owing to the prevalence of
diphtheria and the dangers of anterior
polemio mylitis.
We are delighted to say that the
automatic drinking fountains have been
placed in the Plattsmouth public school
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imn itvuii utr a. nari t
$18 to $30.
310 to $30.