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VOL. XLVI 64
new Dutchess trousers at less than wholesale prices. We
have placed them for cash selling in 3 lots namely
$1.39, $1.99 and $2.49,
all sizes 29 to 48 waist measure. This is the first and last
announcement of these bargains, so take notice and take
advantage of them now.
C. E. Wescotfs Sons
THE HOME OF SATISFACTION.
New Corporation Tax Law will Pro
duce $25,000,000 Annually.
WILL AFFECT ABOUT
Will Be Subjected to Penalties
They do not Register.
WASHINGTON', Nov. 27 The
printer lias finished the corporation
tax regulations and the same n'e in
the hands of the secretary of the
It is estimated that the income from
tins source will he about !?2.",000,000
Those not registered should apply
immediately to the collectors. All
returns are expected to lie invthc
collectors' hands hy March 1.
The government takes the position
that the tax, while it is for the calen
dar year preceding the collection,
really does not (late back; that it is
an excise and not an income tax and
that it is, in fact, merely a license to
do business during the year for which
it is collected.
STORY OF SIXTY
Conrad Schlater Tells of Ills Trip
Across the Water.
The following clipped from the
Louisville Courier will be interesting
reading for those acquainted with
After a seven weeks' hard trip across
the Atlantic Ocean, we landed at the
nouth of the Mississippi in the latter
part of April, 184!). Here wc were
ordered to throw our sleeping mat
tresses overboard, thus causing the
death of thousands of bed bugs and
other vermin. Wc here met a tow
boat and several sailing velscls ready
to enter the Mississippi river. Wc
could plainly distinguish the differ
ence between the waters of the
Mississippi and the Atlantic Ocean
The ocean water was a clear blue
color, while the river was of a yellow
mud color. It seemed that the ocean
water rebelled against mixing with
the yellow water of the river by driv
ing the same back. One ship was
placed on one side of the tug boat
and the other vessel on the other side
and with three more behind we
steamed up the Mississippi river
toward New Orleans.
Everything from now on was new
to us. When We left Germany in
March it was winter weather. Now
it was delightful spring and everything
was green, and such monster trees
with long moss hanging from them
front top to bottom. The land seemed
j JU be level on each side of the river
rr rtnd we could see cotton fields and
again the negro slaves, men and wo
men, with an overseer with a whip in
hand and on horseback watching the
elaves as they worked in the cotton
A big shipment of Dutchess
trousers came to us by, mistake.
Rather than ship Jthem back at
this late date they preferred we
sell them out at a discount. So
here's your chance to buy bran
fields. We saw many such planta
tions, the houses of the masters sur
rounded by villages of log huts for
the slaves, each of which was surround
ed by a garden filled with cabbages, to
matoes, potatoes and all kinds of
vegetables, orange and lemon trees
full of fruit. The sight was beauti'ul
to us. We also cbjoyed the singing
and dancing of the negroes on the tug
After a two days' passage up the
Mississippi river we landed at New
Orleans on the first day of May and
stepped on American soil, full of joy
and with the -best oV health and de
termined to become good citizens of
this glorious country.
Next come a miserable rattletrap
of a steamboat, no doubt hired by
some scoundrel nt good pay, to take
us on board. Again the plank was
hoisted to our ship to take trunks and
baggage on board to be deposited
in the lower hold. I did not like this
and my brother and myself watched
for our trunk and when it came wc
grabbed it and took charge of same.
This left us free to look for a better
boat, which wc did. We left on the
steamer Lafayette for Louisville, Ky.,
and had a confortable boat, plenty
of room to walk about the deck and
good bunks to sleep on. As for eating
we tipped the colored cook and had
the very best to eat on the trip. We
arrived at Louisville all (). K., and
changed boats for Cincinnati, the
mecca of the Germans and a fine city,
but owing to the cholera raging there
it was hard to find employment, so
I volunteered to assist in nursing the
I have written this and other arti
cles for the Courier to show the hard
ships our old pioneers had to undergo
from the day we left the old Fatherland
until we arrived in Nebraska.
An article in the Journal stated tha
I owned several pieces of property
and that the trouble of my husband
did not affect me in the least, which is
not true. It also stated that Mr.
Baker married me for the life insur
ance money that I had received from
a policy carried by my first husband,
which is equally untrue, as that money
was all gone before our marriage. I
do not own any property except a lot
in Oak Hill cemetery, where my first
husband is buried. I have been under
the care of a physician since last
August and my home is quarantined
now and was when my husband was
taken away to stand trial. The county
has been kindly assisting me, but if
Mr. Friedrieh desired he could turn
me and my children, whom I am not
able to work and support out into
the streets at any time.
Please publish the above in the
News, and oblige,
Mrs. Lillian Baker.
Team of good horses, weight 2,1100.
Price, $100. f.3-4x D.M.Graves.
For quick sales of farms write to or
sec Harry Smith, Plattsmouth, Neb.,
R. F. D. No. 2. 63-4
IS HAPPILY MARRIED
Russell S. Harris and Miss Lena Fricke Joined
in the Bonds of Matrimony.
LONG ANTICIPATED EVENT
IN PLATTSMOUTH SOCIETY
Ceremony Most Brilliant, Performed by Can
non Burgess of the Episcopal Church.
A very beautiful wedding was
solemnized Wednesday evening, No
vember, 21 when Miss Lena I'ricke,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.
c'rieke, and Mr. Russell S. Harris
of Omaha were united in marriage.
The beautiful and impressive Epis
copal service was read by Canon
II. B. Burgess of St. Luke's church.
Promptly at S o'clock Miss Paula
Guuthcr of Kansas City, cousin of
the bride, sang most beautifully
"Thou Art Like a l'lower." Imme
diately following the song Miss Claire
Dovcy who presided at the organ
sounded the first strains of the Lo
hengrin wedding march
Carl Harnsbcrger and Louise Wig
genhorn of Ashland, cousins of the
bride, were the ribbon bearers. The
ushers were Hay E. Dumont, Harry
T. Heed, W. Rightcr Wood, of Omaha,
and W. C. Ramsey of this city.
I' ol owing the ushers came the lirule s
maids, Miss Jane Hunt of Fremont,
Neb., Miss Frances Lee Hatch of
Jacksonville, Ills., Miss Florence
Waugh of Lincoln, Xeb., and Miss
Luelhi Lansing of Ashland, Neb.,
who were beautifully gowned in pink
mcssaline and wore short white tulle
veils, carrying garlands of smilax
and pink chrysanthemums. The maid
of honor was Miss Dora I'ricke,
sister of the bride, who looked beau
tiful in pink crepe de chine and car
ried a large bouquet of pink , chrys
anthemums. following the maul ol honor came
the charming male who was exqui
sitely gowned in white satin, with
lace and pearl passementerie trim
mings. She wore a brautiful bridal
veil and carried a shower bouquet
of bride's roses and lilies of the valley.
The bride's father led her to the altar
where she was met by the groom and
best man, Mr. Fritz Fricke, brother
of the bride. After the ceremony
Miss Glint her sang "('aim as the
to the home
party was conveyed
ol the bride where a
tendered the wedding
rooms were profusely
decorated with chrysanthemums and
smilax. Mrs. Ernest Wiggenhorn
of Ashland, Neb., cousin of the bride,
Mrs. Rae Patterson, Mrs. W. I
Pickett and Miss Barbara Gering
assisted in entertaining the guests.
Mrs. A. E. Gass had charge of the
dining room and was ably assisted
by Miss Claire Dovcy and Miss
Minnie Guthman who presided at
the dining room table. Misses Flor
A Sure Thing.
could kiss her," said Branson.
"inside of twenty-four hours."
They were sitting on the beach
four of them. Branson had just come
from the city. The others had been
there for a couple of weeks.
The girl in question was sitting
some distance away under an um
brella, quietly ami demurely reading.
The other fellows looked at Bran
son, each with an incredulous smile.
"That's all right," said 'filter. "So
I thought; but it isn't so easy. Wo
have all tried it on, "he said, "and up
to the present moment we have failed.
For myself, I cannot make out wheth
er she really objects or not."
Branson gave another look in the
direction of the young woman in
"Perhaps you were in too much of
a hurry," he said, reflectively.
"If you think," said Quibh, with
a satirical grin, "that you can give
us any points on that proposition,
you are laboring under a totally un
justifiable delusion. I haven't been
spcndiiiH my summers at seaside re
sorts for the past eight years for
"Nevertheless," replied Bronson, "I
bet I can kiss that girl within twenty
ence, Helen, lone and Hazel Dovcy,
Misses Gretchen and Marie Don
nelly, Miss Hallic Parmele and Miss
Lucile Gass served throughout the
dining room. Miss Margaret Don
elan and Miss Helen Gass attended
During the evening Mrs. Ernest
Wiggenhorn and Miss Guuthcr fa
vored the guests with vocal and in
Plattsmouth has furnished many
manning unties, nut none laircr or
more beautiful than Mrs. Harris
rMie is a young woman ol rare per
sonal appearance, pleasing manner
and sterling worth, which lias en
deared her to all who know her. Sin
will be sadly missed in Plattsmouth's
social circles where she has always
been a favorite.
The groom, Mr. Russel S. Harris,
is a graduate of the I mversity of
Nebraska, where he and Mrs. Harris
attended school, and is a young man
who has already attained an envi
able position in the business world.
The bride and groom were the
recipients of an unusual number of
useful and valuable presents.
. Mvnnd Mrs. Harris have gone on
an extended trip to California. After
their return they will be at home at
32nd and Woolworth ave., Omaha.
The out of town guests were: Mr.
E. C Wiggenhorn, Miss Wiggenhorn,
Miss Dora Wiggenhorn, Mr. and Mrs.
E. A. Wiggenhorn, Mrs. W. A. Harns-
icrger, Carl Harnsbcrger and Miss
Louise Wiggenhorn, of Ashland, Neb.;
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Paneoast, Dr.
Albert Fricke, brother of the bride.
ind Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Towlc,
South Omaha; Mr. and Mrs. R. M.
Harris, brother of the groom, Omaha;
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Dumont.
Miss Bess Dumont, Mr. Ray Dumont,
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Draper Smith,
Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Evarts, Mr. J.
W. Gordon, W. Righter Wood, Barry
I'. Reed, Vallerv White. Miss Bertha
White, Mr. Taylor and Miss Lucetta
Patterson of Omaha; Mr. Lindquist,,
Waterloo; Mr. and Airs. Joseph Klein,
Mr. Millard Klein, Mr. Simon Mayer,
Miss Mayer, Mr. and Mrs. Julius
Pcpperberg, Mr. and Mrs. S. II. At
wooil, and Misses Florence and Helen
Waugh, Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Thygcson and Mr. Ralph White,
Nebraska City; Miss Paula Guuthcr,
Kansas City; Miss Jane Bunt, Fre
mont; Miss Franeess Lee Hatch and
Mrs. Lutic K. Batch of Jacksonville,
four hours. There's a spot on the
back piazza, "he continued, "and you
can see it from one of the top win
(lows of that bathhouse yonder. Now,
you boys can see me do the trick. How
would half past five this afternoon
"I'll bet you $100 you can't do it,"
broke in Bubton. "Will you fellows
take a third each " he asked, turning
to his companions.
"Sure," replied Quibb.
I'm in," replied Tiller.
"It's a go," said Branson.
They all met at six behind a friendly
ruck. The trio that bet with Branson
were all pretty well crestfallen.
"You did it," said Tiltcr, discon
solately. "You'rtr a wizard, all right.
Boys, pony up."
"That's easy money," said (Juibh
as he counted out his share.
"I don't know of any better way of
making a hundred," said Huhton,
as he handed it over.
"You mean fifty," he replied.
"Fifty," exclaimed the three of
them in chorus. "You made a hun
dred, didn't you "
Bronson smiled again.
"Fifty of it," he explained, "goes to
OLD SOLDIERS. WERE "
Government Send Stones to Mark
Graves ol Fallen Heroes.
Tomb stones have Ixrn furnished
iy the governmcint and recently
placed in the cemetery for the follow
ing named old soldiers:
Mahlon Dickson, private Co. H,
30th Iowa Inf., died Aug. 13, BIOS.
Thomas Holmes, private Co. K-1I,
40th N. Y. Inf., died Feb. fl, 1900.
Levi Rustcrholz, private Co. C,
74th Ills., died Dec. 7. l'.tOS.
Joseph Mapes, private Co. K, l(i!)th
Ohio Inf., died April 4, UK)",.
Isaac Gouchenour. corporal Co. G.
1st Neb. Inf., died April f, 1 )()(.
John W. Jennings, sergeant major
2nd Iowa Cav., died Nov. 1, 1900.
John Lindscy, private Co. E, 3rd
Wis. Inf., died Nov. 0, 1 !)()(.
Samuel M. Chapman, sergeant Co.
K, 14th Iowa Inf., died Jan. 5, 1907.
Peter Hanrahan, private Co. II,
2nd Penna. Art., died May 18, 190S.
George J. Jones, private Co. A,
49th Wis. Inf., died Mav 3, 190S.
Peter Beaver, private Co. II, 2nd
Neb. Cav., died Oct. 10, 18SG.
Alfred Johnson, private Co. H, 2nd
Neb. Cav., died May 22, 18S0.
George W. (Mutter, private Co. M,
Iowa Cav., died Dec. 10, 1908.
William Slater, sergeant Co. I,
,u Vi.niuuit, Inf.. i er !)ce. 17. 1908.
Aged Lady Dies.
Mrs. Mary M. Stoehr, aged 75
years. 1 month and 2 days, dcid
Thursday morning about 2 o'clock
and her remains will be taken today
to Elmwood for burial beside
those of her husband who pre
ceded her to that bourne from whence
no traveler returns. Deceased has
lived in this neighborhood for twenty
five years or more. Besides numerous
friends she leaves to mourn her death
six children, Mrs. Peter Meisinger,
Mrs. G. (J. Meisinger and Mrs. John
Wallinger of Elmwood, a daughter in
Illinois, a son, George, at Elmwood,
and Charles at Plattsmouth.
Thanksgiving at Home.
The nonresident teachers and pu
pils in the city schools departed Wed
nesday evening for their several homes
to spend thanksgiving and the re
mainder of the week. Miss Alison
Johnston went to Lincoln, Mis's Clec
Applegatc to Union, Miss Bell to
Memphis, Principal Harrison to Dun
bar and Miss Maud Mason to Ashland.
A lot of you men are going to buy a suit
or an overcoat before
If you are in
town this week we
want you to look into
our show windows.
You will find about 7
or 8 suits shown' in
In the west one you
will see Hart Schaff ner
& Marx fine clothes
from $20 to $30. You
can't find nicer clothes
than these at any
In our east window
we are showing pure
worsted suits at $10.50
to $16.50, chuck full of
quality, better than
others show for more
money. You may see
something in the win
dow that strikes your
eye, if you do or don't
come in. We have
others plenty of them
that we 11 be tickled to
The Home of Hart SchaflTner & Marx clothes
Manhattan Shirts Stetson Hats
Falter & Thierolf
Value Giving Clothiers.
Corn Mills Burn to Ground with
Said to be Worth Something over
Forty Thousand Dollars.
BEATRICE, Nov. 27. Beatrice
sustained a very heavy loss yester
day when the corn mills, said to bo
the largest of their kind in the state,
caught fire and were entirely con
sumed. The mills were doing an extensive
business, shipping tleir prodect to
all parts of the world. The plant
was owned by Ed Miller ef this city,
and was valued at $40,000. Its
capacity was 2,500 pounds per day.
Mr. Miller has not stated as yet
whether or not he will rebuild, but
in all probability he will do so.
UNION DEPOT WILL
Half Million Dollars will be Spent
on Union Station.
OMAHA, Nov. 27. Plans are now
in the hands of the proper offieiah
which call for the expenditure of
1500,000 for the enlargement of tho
union depot at Omaha. The eight
roads which run into the union station
have been looking the matter up for
some time as on account of the crowd
ed condition it has been seen that it
would be necessary very soon.
John Wiborg of Omaha" had bus
iness in Plattsmouth today and was
here for the purpose of transacting it.
Biirlliiutnn Time Table.
CIiIciiko Knxt Trula. . .
Ijm'IiI to ChlniKo
Im-hI to Purine Jet. . .
Mill) to Pacific Jet
CIiIciiko flint trill li . . . .
I.im hI from Omulin . .
Arrive from 1-onlsvlllc
.7 :M a. m.
,'.y.M a. iu.
.1:12 p. m.
.2:40 p. m.
.ft (H) p. in.
2.1 p. in.
..'I HO p. m.
.4 (Ml p. 111.
Mini) from Otnuhu.
Lorul from (Vdar C'rerk
and IjiiiIhvIIIp 7:10 a.
Kttt triiln for l.inroln. . .H ill a.
IH'iil to Onitilm I TiS p.
Srliuykr 3:20 p.
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