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About The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 6, 1909)
TWICE A WEEK
NEWS. Fln.lll.fd Nov. B. 191
UKRA1.D. E-.ubiuil.cd April 16. 1664
Consolidated Jan. 1. 1896
PLATTSMOUTH, NEIlKASIvA, MOXOAY DKCHMlltfH G.11K).
VOL. XLVI (id
Account of Big Plattsmouth Ban
quet Not Published.
ALL OMAHA PAPERS
TURN DOWN STORY
Probably Afraid this City May be
The Omaha papers up to this time
have failed to give any account of
the big banquet given by the commer
cial club of this city last Monday eve
ning, notwithstanding accounts of
same were sent to the papers there.
It is supposed that the Omaha pa
pers are afraid, now that rlattsmouth j
lias taken a boom, that the town will
grow to such proportions that Omaha
will no longer be the metropolis of;
the state. I
There may be grounds for their
fears, for if the speakers from Omaha j
:tre to be believed, the furute of this
city in very bright. Omaha is most j
too close to Niuth Omaha to ever be,
u real mctronolitan citv. thoudi the I
Smith Omaha aroma which floats J
over the city up the creek may have :
elements of value not yet discovered. !
At present the airship problem has
been agitating the Omaha people,
for the reason that they have been
trying to get above the smell, but so
far it has not given satisfaction be
cause they were unable to get back
In fore eight o'clock, and between the
South Omaha aroma and the loss of
the usual custom of pushing their vest
fronts up againM the bar of a wet em
porium, they prefer the aroma.
The capital city did not mention
bur banquet, though they were given
a chance. It is intimated that they,
fear that the capital may be moved to
Plattsmouth, nrovided the governor,
calls that extra session. Put then,
l'iattsiiiouth doesn't want the slate
house. There are too many politi
cians left stranded after their terms
of office are out who are unable to get
oul of town, and spend their time
finding fault with the government
and who also imagine that they as
"insurgents" and other things, to
make desirable citizens.
Plattsmouth is filling pretty good.
She has a clear conscience. She has a
good class of citi.ens. She has a whole
lot of good thing-; that the swelled up
places do not have. And there is one
thing especially which we will put up
against the capital city and the metro
politan city which we possess and that
is our rustling commercial club with
its cracking bunch of good officials.
Do vou call us?
:jjjs wjf( .,!, y(..,rs ago.
New Telephone Books. "Mr. Murray was well known in this
The new directories for the I'latts- city and vicinity.
mouth Telephone company are ready,
for delivery. Those basing phones j Visited Wlrdy City.
are requested to call at the office of; Among the pilgrims to visit Omaha
the company, first door norrh of the i Thursday were ('. C. Parmele, J. K.
post office, and get one.
T. II. Pollock,
Holeproof Hose for men, women or children Put
up in a beautiful holly box, with a signed guarantee
of 6 months without holes. Come in black, brown
and-all fancy shades. Price $1.50 and $2.00 per box.
A more appreciated and a more practical gift you
cannot find. If you prefer we have Holeproof hose
certificates for Christmas. The new way of mak
ing the gift.
Handkerchiefs, silk or linen. With or without in
itials' We have some handsome leather cases for
ties and handkerchiefs that make a fine present.
Handkerchiefs 5c to 75c.
Handkerchief Cases , . .$1.00, $1.50 an $2.00.
Many other useful things here that make your
choosing easy. Everything of the good true qual
ity that counts.
C. E. Wcscoffs Sons
THE HOME OF SATISFACTION.
ACCEPTED BY HAVELOCK
Football Game for $200 will
Played at Grand Island.
HAVKI.OC'K, Dec. 3. Havolojk
accepts the challenge of the Alliance
team to play a post season game at
f!rand Inland on New Year's day,
for n purse of at least S200 and this
will probably be raised to a larger
sum before the game is played. The
game between the teams played at
Alliance on Thanksgiving day re
sulted in a victory for the Alliance ag
gregation, the score being 5 to 0, so
the contest on New Year's day has
all the prospects of a hard fight. The
local team claims that it did not get
fair play at Alliance which is the real j
reason for the scheduling of the post
Weds Damsel of Thirty-five ant
Wedding Bells Ring Merrily.
BRIDEGROOM WELL KNO.V;
IN CASS COUNTY
World-Herald Account of the Wed
ding in that City Yesterday.
After two long days of waiting and
almost of dispair Miss Klizabcth
Schwartz, the bride, finally arrived
from her distant home in Alleghany,
Pa., and Joshua Murray of Pender,
Neb., who is 7f years of age, became a
happv voung man again vesterilay
Miss Schwartz is only
v") years of j
age. She iciched
i miana j uesuay :
. . . I 'l'. . I I
night and the two were married at
the home of the Hcv. ('. W. Savage
at i) o'clock yesterday morning.
Mr. Murray applied for license last
Monday, but was denied the permit
for the time being because he could
not supply the necessary infi.rmidioii
in regard to his wife's mother.
"Never mind," replied the aged
bridegroom, "she'll be here soon.
Don't need the license anyway until
she gets here."
passed and most of
she did finally come,
Mr. Murrav. who was married in
( hnaha yesterday, came to Cass county j
in 1S.71, and is one of the oldest cit
izens in Nebraska, lie resided a few
miles from Plattsmouth formally years
then removed to this city where he
resided about live years, and has re
1 sided in Pender the oast four years.
A. W. White, D.
Have you ever been stumped to
know just what to buy for Christ
MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY
TO LAY SOME NEW TRACK
Nine Carloads of Men arrive and Operations will Com
mence at once.
NFW STEEL BRIDGE ACROSS THE PLATTE RIVER
Several Carloads of Material already on the Ground
for the Work.
(!ood news comes from the Missouri
! Pacific railroad company that oper
ation will be at once begun for the
l laying of new rails on the line through
A large force of men arrived this
week and the work will be pushed as
! far as (iilmorc as quickly as possible.
1 When the new track is all in there
t will be a new train put on from Omaha
to St. Louis and return which will add
Mrs. J. W. Davis and her daughter,
Miss Fllcn, of Weeping Water, passed
through this city Saturday to Tabor,
Iowa., where they will attend the gold
en wedding of the former's parents,
Mr. and .Mrs. W. K. Utterback next
Wednesday, December!!. Mr. I'dder
ba k was born in Indiana, and is 73
years of age, w hile his w ife was born
in Tennessee and is (IS years of age.
The children will all be present and
are Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Mien Kingman
May Pershall, both of t'he-
irt it' i
..n, n asii
M. M. 1'tterback. Alberta
Canada; Mrs. T. I', (loodfellow, Ash
land, un.l . II. I'tterback, Tabor,
Pollard to Haiti.
Hon. K. M. Pollard was in the city
this morning for a short time in mat
ters of business, lie will leave for
Haiti Saturday evening where he will
spend the winter with his family.
Mr. Pollard has nothing to give out
politically at this time regarding his
candidacy for congress, the announce
ments which have been given being
surmises on the part of those who
have talked with him. He is being
urged to make the race from all over
the district, but at this time has not
Returned With Grandchildren.
Mrs. John Segravcs returned to
her home in thes city today from
Cherokee, Iowa, where she visited her
(laughter, Mrs. Anna Schultz, ami
family. She brought two of her grand
children home with her, the younger
being two years of age.
Don't forget to bring us your eggs,
we pay the highest market price and
besides we are giving two prizes to
the fanner bringing us the most eggs
between now and Xnias. The firt
prize gets the choice between the two
water sets worth at least $2.00 each .
J. II ATT it SON.
The quarantine has
from the home of J
cashier of the Plattsmouth State
Hank on high school hill, and he is at
home once more with his family.
Departed for Home. I1"""0 in M'" Valley, Iowa. lie
! , j formerly resided here,
i Mrs. John Woods and daughter: '
;who have been visiting her brother,'
ill. H. Kuhnev, and other relatives,' Poultry Abundant.
.departed Thursday for their home ini
Seward, taking with them Miss I.ula I
Kuhnev who will remain indefinitely. .
Fnloyed Visit. j
t t J. M ,,t I.I I
.miss .iary .--ninii oi .iouni j'leas
ant, Iowa, who has been the guest of
the Mioses Mildred and Amy Cook in
this city, departed Thursday for her
Till From Toll.
Ceorge Hair fell from a telephone
poll this afternoon in this city and
sprained his right ankle very badly.
Dr. Livingston dressed the member.
Charles Morse was a
Omaha Thurdsay. He
is a former
materially to the popularity of the
Several carloads of bridge material
for the new steel bridge across the
l'latl, ninth of the city arc on the
ground and work on the bridge will
be started in about two weeks. With
all these improvements going on the
M. P. will be a busy line from now on
until the bridge is completed, which
will take about a vcar to build.
Flatt ,mcutli Girls Won.
The Plattsmouth High school girls
basket ball team returned home this
morning bearing the smile that wont
come oil. Score; l'iattsiiiouth 22,
The Plattsmouth girls speak only in
praise of the treatment they received
while in (ilenwood . The Misses Fern
Long and Lent a Parton slopped at
the home of a merchant by the name
of Fleming and were highly entertain
ed. While Mr, Fleming was return
ing home from his store in the evening
he was assaulted by unknown parties
and rendered unconscious. A number
of his teeth were knocked out and his
jaw bone broken. One young man
Edward White Dead.
The sad news of the death of Ed
ward While was received in this city
last evening with much regret. Mr.
White was an unusually bright young
man was highly respected for his
many superior qualities by all who
knew him. He was born and grew
to manhood in this city, where he
graduated from the Plattsmouth High
school and later from the I'nivcrsity
of Nebraska. Since the death of his
father, Will A. White, he has been the
main stay of his mother. The body
will be brought home for burial.
Mrs. Cook in Hospital.
Dr. 10. W. Cook was a passenger to
Omaha to visit his wife, who had a
I tumor removed from her left breast by
I Dr. Davis in Imnianuel hospital last
.Monday. Mrs. David llawksworth
accompanied the doctor to visit her
daughter. The many friends of Dr.
Cook hope for her speedy
In County Court.
county court Saturday
t heard the application of T. L. Davis
of Omaha to be appointed special ad
ministrator of the Silas . Cirad
estate. Attorney A. L. Tidd ap
peared for the minor child, Paul K.
Cirad, and Clarence TelTt of Weep-
i ;nir Wnier for ilu. m-fitim,...-
Visited Old Home.
Ross lhrdsall who has been visiting
his sister, Mrs. Sam (ioiichenoiir and
family here, left this morning for his
The Clarinda Poultry Company1
.shipped fifteen more coops of chickens
from this citv Tuesday. Thursday
Hatt tV Son siiippnl seven coops of
Railroad Taxes Paid.
The Ibirlington has paid its person
al ('ass county taxes to Frank F.
Schlater amounting to S'22,ll."),7li.
The Missouri Pacific paid ? 1 .VJ(i.". I S
and the Hock Island $ l,:!(lli.0:t.
"Coon" Plead Guilty.
The colored man who stole the cloth
ing from Wescott's store pleaded
guilty to the charge of petty larceny
in Justice Archer's court Friday and
was sentenced to serve in jail twenty
MORE TROUBLE FOR
Columbus Woman Arrested for
Murder of Husband.
COLl'MM'S. Neb.. Dec..'. Mrs.
Dixie of this city who was recently
arrested on the charge of bigamy will
now have to face a new charge, that
of the murder of her former husband
who died suddenly some time ago,
arscnis having been found ih his stom
ach. Badly fnured.
While A. J. Hack and his wife
were going from the store to the home
of his parents last evening the horse
shied and one wheel of the buggy
went off the bank, turning the buggy
over and spilling the occupants out.
Mr. I Inch had his right, knee badly
sprained and is confined to the bed
today. Mrs. Pach was not injured.
WAR FOR SURE
Nlcaraguan Minister Given Pass
ports and War Declared.
PRESIDENT ZELAYA MUST
FISH OR CUT BAIT
Monkeying with Uncle Sam will
Not Be Tolerated.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 In re-
turning to Minister Kogrigues his j
passports as minister from the Nicar-1
aguan government, the I'nited States,
severed relations with that govern-1
incut which is a virtual declaration
()f war ;
l,tli l,i'w i if coiil'ipss to make the
action a declaration of war. The
letter of secretary Knox to the Nicar-
iiirii.in iiiin'wt or u'i4 ii verv romnlrli
and plain statement
which now exist and which have ex
isted for some time. He accuses tin1
president of that republic of being a
menace to law and order in South
America and that he more than any
thing else is responsible for the con
stant turmoil down there.
Enjoyed Visit In Denver.
Petes Lindsay and wife returned
home Friday evening after a week's
visit in Denver.
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Organization at Omaha Wanted
to Sing National Song.
DID NOT KNOW
TUNE OR WORDS
Funny Incident Pulled oft In tht
There are many funny things hnppr
in Omaha, but the latest takes the
whole liniburgcr. There was a gath
ering up in that city a few nights ago
and they thought it would be a good
thing to open the meeting up with it
rendition of the national hymn.
Somebody struck lip "Where the
Silvery Colorado Wends its Way,"
but there did not seem to be anybody
who could strike the high places.
Then another fellow tried "Meet
Me by the Moonlight Alone," hut.
no one seemed to want to meet him,
and he gave up the job.
Then someone suggested that they
try "Dixie," but nobody knew the
Then a happy thought struck anoth
er fellow, and he volunteered to go out
and find a book and find out what whs
wanted. While he was out in warch
' of the right article, someone suggested
it hat they sing something that every
body knew, and straightway they
struck up the familiar Omaha anthem
..y(. .ll Co Home at Fight O'clock"
(.V).rvm,y w able to sing
Wrs. Grade John son Dead,
"Auntie" Crane Johnson, as she
familiarly known, passed away
Thursday in this
city. She had re-
sied in this
1 was a well
city for many years with
Tnele Ned" Maker, who
known character and ft
milium isapusi. .inn iu.i uram iw
removed to Omaha, but returned to
this ciry tecently. Her son, Ceorge,
says that she was born in Louisiana
a slave, and was married when quite
young, and was at, the time of her
death about (u years of age. The
colored woman was laid to rest beside
her husband in Oak Hill cemetery.
Miss Alice Hubbell has
from Hartlett, Iowa, where
visiting with her pnfrcnts.
for "His" Christmas.
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