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HERALD. Established April 16. 1864 Co""1"1 '8M
FLATTSMOTJTII, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY NOVEMUEIt 2f,UK)!
VOL. XLVI (53
Nebraska State Hist So .
Judge Sullivan and J. E. Rait will
Make Fight for Dahlman.
Governor Asked to Furnish Attor
neys with Copies of Charges.
LINCOLN, Nov. 2:$. Governor
Shallenberger has received a communi
ealion from Judge Sullivan, late can
didate fcr tlie supreme court, asking
liim to furnish him with a copy of
the charges filed by the anti-saloon
league against Mayor Dahlman and
the hoard of police commissioner of
Omaha charging them with the non
enforcement of the eight o'clock
interest in tlie outcome here is m-
ensc on account ot the tact that
Judge Sullivan is interested in the
111. ,1.. Mil
ease, unci mai means tnai t wi c
hittcilv fought out.
Prizes For Farmers.
Hatt it So Son arc sure enterpris
ing nnd their latest Lid for popular
ity is made in the columns of the
Daily News today. They have two
beautiful glass water sets and they
offer them as prizes to the farmers
as prizes in the following manner:
There will be two prizes to the farmers i
bringing in the' greatest number of
eggs between this time and Christ
mas and they will give the first the
choice of the sets. The farmer bring
ing in the second greatest nimber
will be given the other set. Xow,
farmers, have your hens get busy
and win one of these handsome
IT'S UP TO
COMMERCIAL CLUB WILL
HOLD BIG BANQUET
Great Success Reported In the Sale of Tickets
For the Big Spread Next Mon
WILL BE PRESENT
President Talt Not Satisfied With
Bound to Be the Great Event Of the Season
From a Business, Social and
AMERICAN WAR SHIPS
ARE ON THE WAY
ONLY THE DEAD
CAN NOW BE FOUND
Nicaragua Must Make Reparation
for Execution ol Americans.
Work ol Bringing up Bodies
. Miners Still Continues... -
CIIKKHY, Ills., .Nov. 'Jo.-The
work of bringing up the miners out
of the wrecked mine still continues
and last night the third vein was:
tapped in hopes of finding more bodies. .
Thousands of gallons of water have
been forced into the mine in the hope:
of putting out the flames above thej
Notwithstanding that there is little
chance of findi nganyone alive there
are still many who have not lost liopC
of saving some yet. Following is thei
situation so far: !
Number trapped in mine 310
Rescued alive 20,
Hodics recovered 101 j
Still unaccounted for Is!)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22.-Presi-of
' dent Taft is not satisfied with the ex-
.,. jplanation of the Nicaraj;uan president ,
regarding the execution of the two!
An ericans, Grace and ( annon, and ml
conference withh Secretary of State!
Knox Saturday he gave out that repar-
ation must be made by that govern-1
ment or there would certainly be!
something doing. j
The president proposes to make thei
lives of Americans respected wherever
they may be, and will make an exam
ple of the Nicaraguan affair in order
to warn other nations what they may
expect. The cruiser Buffalo has al
ready been ordered to South America
from San Francisco.
Davis and familv
. r. Davis and lannly have ar
rived from Arriba, Colo., and were un
loading their household goods, etc.,
Monday. Mr. Davis has purchased a
farm a few miles south of the eity.and
his son, M. K. Davis of Vermillion,
Kansas, will assist in .building a new
dwelling where the familv will reside.
j Jesse Ulunt set a steel trap in the
south' part of the city and caught a
! large possum. There are many of
j the animals along the banks of the
Platte and Missouri rivers.
The work for the big banquet of the
Plattsmouth Commercial Club is pro
gressing in good shape, and while
nothing definite can be announced at
this time the progress made is such that
it is destined to be one of the greatest
if not the greatest event ever pulled off
in the history of the city.
Over one hundred tickets have al
ready been sold and the demand is
increasing, so that those who have put
off seeing the committee cannot afford
to put it off any longer as the number
has been limited to one hundred and
fifty and that number only can be ac
commodated. Hon. (ieorge V. Iloldrege of the
Burlington will be one of the speakers
of the evening and Hon. (1. W. Wat
tles, president of the Omaha fc Coun
cil Bluffs wail way will talk on the
matter of connection with Omaha by
A representative of the new shirt
factory will also be one of the speakers
and Judge Travis, ). H. Weseott and
other local speakers will be on the pro
gram. Hon. Byron Clark will act as
Gone to Texas.
Mrs. W. K. Fox and son Bill de
parted Monday for Houston Texas,,
where they will remain indefinitely.
Mrs. Fox has a daughter residing
The fact that over thirty tickets
have been taken by men at the shops
shows how the matter is interesting
the people there.
An effort is also being made to sc
sure Mr. Ralph Duff, who will talk on
the Platte river bridge.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church will serve the banquet which
will consist of well, we won't iindcr
take'lo make it publicj but if you miss
that banquet you will miss the best
thing of your life,
All holding tickets will meet at the
F.Iks' club rooms, which have been
generously donated for the occasion
and will go in a body to the banquet
room. Remember, there is no re
quirement that you should be a mem
ber of the commercial club in order to
get in on this banquet. It is up to
anybody who is interested in Platts
mouthh and has the fifty cents to
have the opportunity of laying aside
dull care for an evening and enjoying
themselves. Be at the F.lks' club
rooms at 7:15 p. in., sharp.
Notice to Contractors.
Sealed bids will be received by the
county clerk at his office in the court
house at Plattsmouth, Neb., up to 3
o'clock p. in. Monday, December f,
1000, for the construction of wood and
steel bridges for Cass county, Nebras
ka, for the year 1910.
All bids must be accompanied by a
certified check for J500.
Plans and specifications now on file
at the office of the county clerk, at
Bids will be opened December 7,
County commissioners reserve the
right to reject any and all bids.
W. E. Roseticrans,
Plattsmouth, Neb., November S,
Attempts Slide to Second on Mag
istrate and Gets Spiked.
FINED $100 FOR
Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Man and
Has No Money to Pay It.
Will Be Prosecuted for Defrauding
USE FALSE BOTTOMS
IN THEIR TRUNKS
Government Has Lost Millions on
Account ol Smuggling.
IT'S A SAFE
that of buying your
clothes at this store,
Where Quality Counts.
It's safe because for 30
years this store has held
to the squarefdeal principle. We make it our busi
ness to see that our customers are satisfied. We
think more of your trade than we do of your money.
If you are looking for real satisfaction and your
money'slworth you won't need to look any further.
C. E. Wescotl's Sons
THE HOME OF SATISFACTION.
Hard Storm Raging on Lakes
SPEED OF WIND
Lakes are Furiously Lashed and
Few Vessels Brave Storm.
CIHCAC.O, Nov. 2:$. One of the
hardest storms for years has been
raging on the lake since yesterday.and
while much damage has not been re
ported so far it is feared that when
the storm is over that considerable
may have been done. . .
The freighter Boston had har rudder
smashed by the storm and was thrown
0 lithe beach. Happily her crew of
j sixteen men were unharmed. Three
i other steamers left the docks but
were driven back and barely escaped
I being wrecked by hitting the piers.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2.1-Dressmakers
returning from abroad and
others have? been swindling the gov
ernment out of millions in duties by
reason of having their trunks equipped
with false bottoms under which were
secreted silks and other valuables
which thus escaped the duties.
1 he government will institute a
very thorough investigation of the
matter and under the new rules which
have been put in force it will probably
Uo away with the custom.
CLKYFLAND, Nov. 23.-()ne hun
dred dollars and costs was the amount
of the line assessed against Tyrus
Cobb, the Detroit base ball player, for
attempting to stab (ieorge Stanfichi
night watchman at the hotel hen:
one day last summer.
The two men had become engaged
in an altercation which developed
into a fight in which the watchman
was stabbed. Cobb was allowed to
plead guilty, but when the fine of
$100 was assessed against him he
claimed to not have the money and
was given time to get out and get it.
Alp persons knowing themselves to
be indebted to us in any sum arc re
quested to call and settle at once,
either by cash payment or by negotia
ble notes. Asemissen Sl dinger.
Burllnnton Time Table.
ClilciiKo 1 11"! I'raln .... 7
Iah'hI to CliiciiKit II:
l.iM-iil lo I'iK'illi- .let ... I:
Sliili lo I'aelllc Ji:l 'I
ClilrnKo fust train ft:
Iionil from Oniitliii II
Arrive from I jmiIhvIIIc.:)
Still) from Oimilia 4:
Local from (Vclur Creek
anil 1OiiiKVilln 7
Vnnt train for Mnroln . . K
Local lo Omaha I
Jill a. in.
51 a. in.
12 p. in.
40 p. m.
(HI p. m.
25 p. III.
:ki p. m.
(Ml p. IU.
10 a. m.
HI a. m.
5M p. m.
20 p. in.
Governor of Kansas Gets Alter the
Gould Promises to at Once Begin
Laying of New Ralls.
Guilty ol Bigamy.
In the case of the State of Nebraska
vs. Charles J. Haker the jury after
'being out an hour brought in a ver
dict of guilty. Haker was arrested on
the charge of bigamy on camplaint
of his first wife whose home is in
Ohio. He plead not guilty to the soft
impeachment, but the jury after lis
tening to the evidence of wife No. 1
thought otherwise. Sentence lias not
been imposed at this hour.
TOPEKA, Kas., Nov. 23. As a
result of a telegram sent to George
Gould, president of the Missouri' Pa
cific system, by Governor Stubbs of
Kansas threatening receivership pro
ceedings if he did not at once begin im
provements on the central branch of
that road in Kansas, which runs
through a fine farming country and
which had been alloewd to run down,
Mr. Oou. Id very quickly responded
with a telegram that work would be
begun at once in the laying of new
S.Vpound rails on the road.
For quick sales of farms write to or
see Harry Smith, Plattsmouth, Neb.,
i R. F. D. No. 2. . 63-4
Deputy Grand Holly.
William Holly has just received
the appointment of Deputy Grand
Patriarch of the Encampment No.
IU. Independent Order of Odd Fellows,
which honor he fully appreciates. He
is receiving the hearty congratula
tions of his friends.
C. II. Hoedcker and John M. Huby
of Murray returned this morning from
Las Vegas, New Mexico, where Mr.
Huby bought a section of laud, lay
ing $10 per acre. They report the
We Fit the Bumps
Nine out of every ten men have irregular shaped
heads, and therefore can not wear a stifi hat
and be happy. For the comfort of such men we
have placed in our hat department a French
First, with this machine we take a perfect im
pression of the shape of your head. The hat is
then placed on the heating device when warm
enough it is drawn over the form, which is the
exact shape of your head. When the hat cools
off it hardens, and retains the shape always.
Our large assortment of hats includes all of
Stetson's shapes and shades for Fall.
STETSONS $3.50 to $5.00.
OTHERS $1.00 to $3.00.
Glad to show you any day.
We put your initials in the hat.
The Home of Hart SchafTner & Marx clothes
Manhattan Shirts Stetson Hats
Falter & Thierolf
Value G icing Clothiers.
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