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About The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 18, 1909)
SAYS THE JURY
Automobile Driver Acquitted of
Manslaughter at Lincoln.
KILLED YOUNG LADY
AT STREET CROSSING
William Coon, who Killed Miss
Nellie Smith Goes Free.
LINCOLN. Nov. 17. Wm. Coon,
owner of the Lincoln Automobile Co.,
who has been on trial in the district
court for the murder of Miss Nellie
Su.Lh, a young lady of this city whom
he ran over at a street crossing last
full, was acquitted last night of the
The accident occurred on April 30,
1908. Two sisters, Misses Nellie and
Lizzie Smith, had lecn shopping dur
ing a portion of the noon hour and
were on their way back to work. They
were crossing Twelfth street on the
wuith side of 0 street and had gone
about fifteen feet uito the street when
they saw the nutomobjlo coming to
ward them front the south. One of
the girls jumped back out of the road,
but Miss Nellie Smith was struck by
the gunrd and thrown a distance of
ten or twelve feet, her head striking
the pavement. She was picked up in
an unconscious condition and carried
into a drug store. Dr. J. F. Stevens
who was near when the accident oc
curred, examined the injuries and
found that the woman cou Id not live
I Ier.sk ull was fractured. ; She died
within a short time. j.'Siivj.
A number of persons saw the aeci-
dent but their statements differed as to
the speed of the machine and the dis
tance the young woman was thrown.
It was found that Mr. Coon was driv
ing the machine without a number on
it. The estimates on the rate of speed
the machine was . traveling varied
greatly. Some thought it was less
than ten miles per hour, while others
placed the estimate at a much higher
rate. The distance covered by the
auto nftcr striking the woman was
considerable, and some regarded this
fact as evidence that the machine was
. going at a high rate of speed. Mr.
t Coon's statement at the time was that
he could have slopped the car much
quicker, but In! was so excited after
Miss Smith w:s hurt that it was some
time before he was able to make the
Biscuit are more than mere soda
crackers. They are a distinct,
individual food article made from
special materials, by special
methods, in specially constructed
They are sealed in a special
way which gives them crispness,
cleanliness and freshness which
crackers" from the paper bag
always lack. They are the Na
tion's accepted soda
NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY
Died In Chicago.
Word has been received by Henry
Uoeck from Mrs. J. V. Jennings that
her son David, aged 10 years, died in
Chicago Monday morning ami that the
body woul l arrive over the llurlhigton
Tuesday morning. The funeral ser
vices will be held at the undertaking
rooms of M. Ilild at 2 o'clock in t he af
ternoon. A Dustitl ol Corn.
A bushel of corn makes four gallons
of whisky. Four gallons of whisky re
tails at tlti.H). The fanner gets 50
cents. The United States gets SI. 10.
The saloonkeeper gets $7. The man
gTls drunk. The wife gets a broken
heart. The child gets rags.
Notice to Contractors.
GOES DOWN WITH
Nearly Fllty Pa&svniicrs Perish By
Drowning and Sharks.
Scaled bids will be received by She
county clerk at his oflice in the court
house at riattsniouth, Neb., up to 3
o'clock p. m. Monday, December 0,
HUM), for the construction of wood Mid
steel bridges for Cass county, Nebras
ka, for the year 1910.
All bids must be accompanied by a
certified check for ?00.
Plans and specifications now on filv ingaiHrf, coliid
at the oflice of the courty clerk, at I tcamer Ouda and
Bids will be opened December 7,
County commissioners reserve the
right to reject any and all bids.
W. F. Rosencrans,
l'lattsmouth, Neb., November S,
Dunn ol Omain Rub.
Against Court Ovitt.
A Earing Robbery.
STi'KC.IS, S. I)., Nov. 15. One-
Some of tlio j
new things j
I that are just
coming in. j
MXC.APOHE, Nov". 15. (W of
die most thrilling scei.rs ever experi
enced in ocean traffic occurred hist
evening when the mail .steamer La
Seyne, running bctweim Java ud
.viu the liriJish
hank within two
The incident was m ule- morn tlmn
usually thrilling and dnrwrntt 17
reason of the fact th.it the waters
mound the wrecked vessel was filled j
with sharks, making it most dangerous
for those who were clinging to the
pieces of wreckage.
Sixty-one persons were dually res
cued -of the 100 who conifd.ed the
passengers end crew of the ill-fated
LINCOLN, Nov. 17.--t-.f."i-f in j
tfie supreme court of XebKMKft was in
tensified yesterday when She caw nt
Attorney 1. .1. Dunn of Omaha- rump !
up for contempt.
of tf. most daring? robberies took place
here last night wmmi a hntulit entered
a freight ear in w&iclr were the house
hold (fleets of ,). t. Punrfl enroute to
h;s ho'Kscstead. Tae nAAxn' attacked
Mr. Ptrcell with a knife and over
povvcrii.g him ;;e:MScd hU iwiney. IL;
then threw him fnmi th moving ear.
Mr. Hirccll was not Imdlv hurt and I '
WELL OF LEADER
TO BE SLTREME
I Judgment ol Church Superiors Ac-
CCJflVU Of JMi9. J1CI3UU.
A large number were piont atl . ', ,Klllf n ., , imhrinent of the
when the chief justice pronounced t&ie i ... . ' ' .. " ", V , i rectors u ml that
sentence of disbarment from
eitv. Aaer sonur time, bcutc weak
I icing in all of the courts of the UVr. , , ,T ,,, ...
,7 ,.,, . i arrive wnrre lie notihefl the r.Mthontios
"no m pay sue rovis oi inn tuuri uvs
R JSTOX, Nov. C7. Mrs. August i
I'l Stetson, accused bv the Church of
CSrist, Scientist, of "Mental Mal
practice," issued a state.menr last night
in which s-iie savs that she bows to ti c
mother church di
shc will olry "mv
leader" by uniting with t hose who had
coiK&.'innod her in their testimony.
Guaranteed to wear far years
Mack, white and colros.
Comb in and skb thk Maisr fii.uno.
COMI'HIiSS IT. TllKN WATCH IT KXI'ANu!
See our display of the famous
The Maish is wonderfully
wanner, yet lighter than or
It is made differently.
It is made of one continuous
piece, the exact size of the
finished comfort, the same
fluffy, downy thickness
throughout no lumps, no
We have a fine assortment
of new fall patterns in all sizes,
silkolene, sateen and silk,
ranging in price from $3.00
in silkolene to $18.00 in silk;
Bassinette $1.25 and up; Crib
$1.75 and up.
Come in and see them.
The largest and best
assorted lot of fancy
and plain Handker
chiefs ever shown in
100 dozen plain white
chiefs per doz. only 25c
130 dozen Handker
chiefs at each 6c.
Best line ever shown.
Better grades at 10c,
15c, 25c, 35 and 50c.
The only line that
has given full satisfac
tion in looks, width and
wearing qualities 69c,
89c, $1.00, $1 25, up
We have the new
things coming all the
E. A. WURL
Corner tlth and Main.
J. C. York was in Omaha Monday to
secure some good band for the Red
Men'a dance which was postponed -until
Friday night on account af the raiu.
sileiuT was. impressive.
The court intimated that at any
lime tn attorney showed th! r.ght
spirit and acked the pardon of the
- , . , , , ,- . ; till tii.iii a. iiuiini xv ..7 iiiuiiKiib HI4
court for having broken the rules that .,,p rol)I)tr. loft (h, tr.u-Q at Tilfor(, a
t he court would be glad to print par-! mM m a xicc from
.ion, i ui.it in mc case me niioruey tua
not, seem to show nnv inclination to do
this ami the order would stand. i
and while search wns aJ onee- made for
the roblxr no clue could be secured, i
The wwiiided ni.m wil probably re-1
cover from his injuries, although they I
pre quite serious. It is thought tha
Prt.r Kveland who crossed the river
at thlj point 42 years ago and took up
a homestead near Murdock, is in the
city s a juror. Henry Henmman and
(J. V. Pickwell, also from Murdiock,
were iu the city today.
Mrs. Jennie Mitton of Kewancc,
Ills., who has been the guesU of Jlrs.j
Minnie Hheiner in this city, departed I
Wednesday for her home.
Is Made to Cure Coughs
And Does It.
Sold Only By
Weyrich h Hadraba
The Red Cross Drug Store
Imirr iiiiiiiiiimmhITIiu iilniMim imiinilli i
That is what our groceries
are. Our Store is filled with
not bargain counter stuff,
and you would do well if
you would give us atrial.
If you want some special
delicacy, call us up by
phone we have a full line
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