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BRINGS OUT LARGE CROWDS.
JUDGE BEESON KNOWS
HOW TO FIX THINGS
Track in Excellent Shape and Coasters Take Advantege
of Perfect Weather and Get Busy.
THE CARNIVAL WILL CONTINUE
TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT.
Crowds Are Expected in Large Numbers if Weather Con
ditions are Favorable,
One winter night
When the moon shown bright,
And the 8iio w was crusted o'er,
With a damne! iw fair,
As Seraphs are,
We slid from the hill down lower;
E'er we readied the base,
Like a horse on a race
The swift gliding sled careened,
And with tresses fair
Streaming back on the air,
.Sweet Sallic went hand over hand.
Last night a large crowd was out
to attend the coasting carnival and
enjoy the sport hughly. The track
was smooth and fast and the coasters
passed down the line as if shot out
of a cannon and down through the
subway under the Burlington track
to the Missouri.
A large force of police anil others
interested were present to keep things
going along nicely and to see that the
roasters did not follow each other too
closely. It is a rule of the manage
ment not to allow one crowd to follow
another until the first bob had reached
the bottom of the hill and well out onto
Main. In this way there was no dan
ger of a collision.
The sporting on the hill last night
was very fine and baring one or two
minor accidents the evening's coasting
was a great success. The track in one
or two places was somewhat rough,
but this is easily remedied, with
a little snow and water. The s"ubway
: should have two or three lanterns
. suspended from the center, and no
doubt the committee on track will
"look after the matter for the remainder
of the carnival. At the exit of the
mibway the truck could Ik; improved
(considerably with a little labor with
a pick and shove;. By getting out
under the trucks ..... .1111 is something
over half mile and tin velocity at tained
between ;Vv a...l !'.T,hth streets
is very pxlii: r:'.'ng. The track will
be much faster tonight than before
us there has been no softening today.
The steering geer on one of the bobs
licing out of repair and the inexper
ience of the young man at the wheel,
caused the cargo to be suddenly
precipitated to the ground, by the
sled coming in collision with the
post at the North entrance to the
subway. The sled was carrying
jit the time several people from
Murray, among them were Miss
Mattie Manners, Miss Ida Bocdiker,
Mr. 0. A. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Pitman, James Campbell and Hugh
Ci ruber, of Union, and others. Miss
Bocdiker was considerably shaken
up and one of the men got a slight
scratch on thr. nose. The bob fared
worse as it was put out of commission
for upwards of an hour.
Another sled grew weary and laid
down on its side opposite the M. E.
Church, its load of youthful human
ity was spread carefully on the snow.
No bones were broken, Mr. Jean got
a hand Bcraped clean of cuticle,
but did not complain.
The out of town people in attend
ance last evening whom we noticed
were O.A. Davis and wifc,Sam Pitman
and wife, Dr. (J. II. Gilmorc and wife
and son, J. W. Halmas and wife and
son, Miss Patience Oldham, Miss
Mattie Manners, Miss Ida Bocdiker,
0. W. Bocdiker and wife, Mr. Holmes
and wife and Mr. Smith and wife, all
There is one thing that we believe
the people who are so fortunate as to
own coasters should do, and that is to
be a little more generous with them
and invite the people who are stand
ing at the top of the hill to ride occas
ionally. Don't take the same crowd
all the time, but frequently invite
the stranger who has no bob to go down
with you and give them a chatice to
enjoy the sport with you. Many do
not care to ride but enjoy looking on,
but there arc others who would like
to make the trip'just once who never
had a chance to coast who would
like the novelty of taking a slide
down the hill. You should remember
that Nebraska is a prairie state, and
many people out from the section
around here never sec enough of a hill
to think of sliding. We know of
several last night who never saw
coasting before who enjoyed seeing
the sport and two or three of them
would have liked to have made the
trip had they been invited to do so.
This is in no way finding fault with
the coasters, but we believe that
it would be about the proper
thing to take one or two new ones with
you on the trip down each time. Try
it tonight and sec how it works. All
owners of bobs who would like to
take a few strangers on the trips, if
they will kindly notify any of the
committee, the committee will appre
ciate the knidness very much. Last
night the coaster which was intended
to carry strangers broke down and
for the balance of the evening was out
of commission which accounts for
the stranger within our gates being
left out. The machine will be all
right to night and with the proffer
from those who have private coasters
to accommodate occasionally a new
passenger the crowd ought to be well
taken cure of.
The members of MeConihie ( t. A. It.
Iost of this city met in their lodge
rooms Saturday evening and installed
the following officers :J. II. Thrasher,
Commander, John Barnhardt, Sr.
Vice Commander, William McCaully,
Jr. Vice Commander, T. W. Glenn,
Quartermaster Thomas Carter, Chap
lain, R. B. Windham, Adjutant and
John Penny, Gaurd. The installing
olficer was, Judge J. W. Johnson, of
whom there is none better in this city.
The post is in excellent condition
financially, and has increased in
membership, during the year just
closed almost to double its former
membership. The new commander
says he wants to see every old soldier
that has ever worn a button present
at the next meeting, which occurs on
the evening of the 15th. inst.
Has Nervous Trouble
Ed. Fitzgerald went to St. Joseph's
hospital this morning to visit his
brother James, who is there at the
present time for nervous trouble.
Dr. Allison said he would have an
expert on nervous uiseases railed in
and would have some definite state
ment to make today as to the patient's
Dr. HI. M. Butler Appointed.
The Hoard od Commissioner!) while
in session today appointed as County
physician and chairman of the board
of health Dr. M. M. Butler, of Weep
ing Water. The compensation fixed
is $5.00 per day for time employed,
milage not to exceed $20.00 per day,
conditioned that total fees shall not
not exceed $500.00
Inebralte Case Heard.
Two Souls With But a Si
Thought Never Need Be
No 92 Birlington train, yestonliy
brought to the County Judge's ollic"
a youthful couple who were in quest
of license to wed. When the Judiro's
office was located the bashful sv.ain
informed the dor!: that he lsired to
see the Jinie privately fi- a few
minutes. In private audience with
the Judge he informed his honor, that
the bride was only sixteen years of
age, and inquired if the court knew
of some way in which her extreme
youthfulness could be overcome so
that a license could be issued.
Judge Beeson quickly informed
the young man, that if the brides
parents could be communicated with
by phone he thought that the matter
could be arranged all right
After considerable delay in getting
connections with the parents in Omaha
whose consent was given to the
marriage, the license issued and the
ceremony performed by the Judge,
in the presence of Miss Foster, Co.
Supt., and Miss Beeson. The wedding
party later departed for Omahe where
they will make their futuer home.
This morni ng the Board of Insanity
composed of Clerk of the disrtict
court, James Robertson, Dr. Brendel,
of Murary and Attorney 1). O. Dwyer,
had a hearing at the sheriffs ollice,
over one Samual Thomas, of Green
wood. The subject was present
having accompanied Sheriff Quinton
in from Greenwood last evening.
Aiier a neanng tne cause was con
tinued, with the understanding that
there would be no further meeting
in this case while Mr. Thomas ob
served total abstainencc from the
use of alcoholic stimulents. W. E.
Hand and Henry Weideman, of Green
wood were witnesses.
The undersigned will sell at Public
Auction at his farm two and a
half miles southwest of Mur
ray and five miles north
of Nehawka, on
MONDAY, Jan. 17
the following described property, to
16 Head of Good Horses
One span dapple gray geldings, 5
years old, weignt JJoii. One hay
gelding, 5 years old, weight 1050. One
bay gelding, 7 years old weight 15."il).
One black gelding, 7 years old, weight
l.'JOO. One black gelding, 2 years old,
weight loOO. One bay mare, 8 years
old, weight 1700. One bay mare, 7
years old, weight lo;0. One black
marc, 2 years old, weight 127)0. One
black mare, 1 year old. One bay
suckling colt. One stallion, coming 4
years old, weight KS00. One sorrell
horse, 6 years old, weight 137)0. One
span of mules, 5 years old, weight
1!)(M). One mule, 10 years old, weight
FA KM IMPLEMENTS. ETC.
One spring wagon, one Jumbo
seeder, one corn drill, four farm
wagons, Badger cultivator, Deere 2
row cultivator, Avery corn planter,
Avery walking cultivator, Deere walk
ing lister, one 7 foot Decring binder,
mower, one top buggy, 3-section har
row, 2-section harro.w, 16-inch stirring
plow, new Departure cultivator, one
wood rack, 40-gallon iron kettle, six
doxeii chickens, one riding lister, one
tank heater, Kemp manure sprure
spreader, stock cover, 24x10, four sets
work harness, McCormick hay rake,
one saddle, one milk cow, 40 tons
prairie hay, two hay racks, 100 rods
wire and numerous other articles.
Sale to Commence at 10 o'clock
Sharp. Lunch Served at Noon
TERMS OF SALE.
All sums of $10 and under, cash in
hand: over $10 a credit of ten months
will be given, the purchaser given
good bankable paper bearing eight
per cent from date. All property must
be settled for before being removed.
C. M. Chriswisser, Ownor.
Robert Wilkinson, Auctioneer.
W. G. Boedeker, Clerk. W-76-2
THE KIND OF WORK
THAT LOOK5 GOJD
J. W. Grassman Nearly Ready to
Reiyrn to His Hoire and
A eccnt letter from J. W. Grassman
t::!ls of improvements, in his health,
w lich every one of his many friends
i t this city will be pleased to learn.
A letter from the physician in charge
of the sanitarium, at which Air.
Grassman is staying, also writes that
in about a month or so that Mr.
Grassman will be allowed to return
home, a fact which will be very grati
fying not alone to himself and family,
but to his host of brother Woodman
and other of his friends. In the
sojourn of Mr. Grassman in the west
at Colorado Springs, where he has
been taking treatment at the Modern
Woodman, sanitarium for relief from
the dreaded white plague, he has made
an excellent and heroic fight for his
life, and one which with the suppored
odds against him at the time of his
going, was wonderful in its effects.
On his return to this country he
is instructed to sleep and be out of
doors as much of the time as possible.
There is no member of the Woodman
but will posrss a feeling of gratifi
carion, at the result obtained by the
sending of Mr. Grassman to Colorado
for treatment, and well they may for
theirs has been a good work.
Miss Lucy Hesse Inured.
A distressing accident occurred
last evening during the liveliest part
of the sport on the carnival hill. The
left hand runner on the front bob of
the sled belonging to Glen Bawls
gave way just before Seventh street
was reached and the load of young
people thrown with considerable force
over onto the track over which the
coasters return to the hill top. The
overturning sled caught a party re
taining with their sled,and Miss Hesse
was thrown against the returning sled
striking roiiic of the sparp wood with
sufficient force as to cut her face
badly. The unfortunate young lady
was taken to Dr. Cook's office where
where it was necessary bo take several
stitches in order to close up the wound.
Miss Hesse stood the punishment
bravely and did not show the least
sign of nervousness during the ordeal
of the surgeon putting in the stitches.
lUMMLIUslAL ILUD 1Y1E.LI111U
THE VERY BEST ON RECORD
An Interesthj Address Was Given by Hon. Gsorg B.
Irving a Hustler From Chicago.
BUSINESSMEN OF THE CITY
A HARD DRUBBING
Says They Hold the Future of the City in Their Hands
and it is Up to Them.
Plattsmouth, Neb., Jan., 11, 1010.
Sealed bids will be received at the
office of the County Clerk, up to noon
on Mnoday February 7th, 1010, for
county printing for the year 1010, as
Printing Treasurer's report.
B;:r Docket, Per Case, Other pages.
Notice to Contarctcrs.
Call for Bids Etc.
Printing Commissioners Proceedings
D. C. Morgan,
Last evening at the Commercial
club rooms in this city Mr. Gco.B.
Irving the traveling representative
of the Iron Age and seventeen other
mercantile periodicals, met with the
members of the club and other
gentlemen and delivered one of the
best lectures on Plattsmouth and her
interests, which it has ever been the
lot or good fortune of the writer to
listen to. The speaker was intro
duced as the Dry Goods Reporter by
Mr. Hilt Wescott in a neat preliminary
speech, in which Mr. Weseott appol
ogized to the speaker for the size of
the audience by explaining that this
was the night of several important
lodge meetings, .".ad that the Platts
mouth business men were not sliding
down hill. The speaker, a large firc
appearing gentlemen explained ti the
audience, of probably a hundred Low
he happened to lie in the city and
present with the club. He also called
the attention of his auditors to the
fact that a small expenditure of
money in the right direction could be
made to aid the material interests of
the city. The speaker accused Mr.
George E. Dovey as being the cause
of the speaker's presence, and asked
that the club "kill Mr. Dovey if the
meeting was unsatisfactory and let
the speaker go". A postal card sent
out by his publishing house, with a
printed request upon it for the lecturer
presence in Plattsmouth had been
received by Mr. Dovey, and signed by
him and mailed with a one cent stamp
on it was the whole cause of the
meeting. The speaker said in sub
stance that the commercial life of the
small towns was being throttled by
j the large cities; that the tendency of
people now was to fro to the large
cities to buy their goods. The inter
urban lines . and automobiles and
other quick modes of transportation
wen; saping the life out of the smaller
towns. It was his mission and the
mission of his house to help the small
towns, by showing them how to help
themselves. Thi. mild only be ac
complished by a good live commercial
club judiciously managed. The speak
er suggested that community pride
and home spirit, with every man
boosting for his tjwn was the sole
and only way to make a town.
He also advised that all surplus
capital be invested in home industries.
rather than in some "wild caf'mining
scheme. A home industrial fund of
$50,000.00 was suggested, it could
be made more, but that sum would be
a great protection against the en
croachments of outside enterprises
which were pulling for surplus capital
to start industries in the cities, which
ciould as well be carried on in the
Loyalty to the home merchant was
another way in which every citizen
could boost for his town, nnd the
speaker mentioned the fact that the
Oi .J:a Bee and World Herald, with .
t;.ir attractive advertisements were
a great dctrimnntto Plattsmouth, and
were saping the trade. He suggested
that the local papers be read more and
the city paper be discarded. The
Ladies Home Journal and Saturday
Evening Post came in for a roast, and
the purpose of their wido circulation
being to take the dollars out of the
country away from the smaller towns
and dump them into the tills of the
merchants in the large cities.
Mr. Irving cited many instance
,.i i f i
miuw mg uiu inconsistency oi merchant
in going away from home to buy
articles not in their own line, lie
spoke of a town in Wisconsin where the
commercial club hired detectives to
get the names of those receiving retail
articles at the express office, and the
the merchants found many of their
own names in the list. This was an evil
which they then..sJves could remedy.
The speaker '.: jested that a town
slogan was o -i thing to foster town
spirit. It was decided at the close of
the lecture to have Mr. Irving deliver
a lecture here on the 27th inst at the
Opera house which every one may
attend. The admittance will !.t fixed
at -.) cents so mat every n
attend and derive the benefit
Mr. Irving is a man of wide
icnee in tins one oi worK, am! goes
into every state in the union, and his
lecture will be equal if not bi tter than
any ever delivered in the city.
COUNTY TREASURER'S ANNUAL STATEMENT.
Collections and Disbursements from July 1st 1909 to Jan. 5th 1S10.
Jul. 1,09 drawn
Burllniilon Time Table.
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KAST IIOI NI).
C'lilcaok'n Kii.it Triiin
Local to CIiIcrko. . ,
Ixh'hI to I'ncllli; .let
Stub to I'uclllc .let.
CIiIi'iiko fust train . .
1.h'iiI from Omaha.
.Arrives irom i.mnsvmo ,i .Hi p. m.
St uli from Onmhn 4 (HI p. ni.
WST IK XT.V
oonl from (Vliir Crook
ntiil Loulsvillit 7:10
Fust truln for Lincoln. , . H 1 r,
loritl to ituilm 1 :.r.
New Enterptlse Will Come
A. E. Todd is the inventor of a
patent horse collar which promises
to displace all other patents in ex
istance, and he is now casting r.hout
for a place to locate a factory. He and
his associates have been tendered a
good proposition from the South
Omaha Commercial club, and the
proposition is under consideration
now. The concern will employ about
sixty people to run it, and all the pro
moters require of the people where
the factory is located, is a building in
which to place their machinery and
operate, their plant.
Mr. Todd interviewed the officers of
Plattsmouth Commercial club a few
days ago, and other things being
equal, would give his home commun
ity the preference. The writer is
informed that the matter will recieve
serious consideration by our com
mercial club, and every thing be done
possible in order to secure theenter-prise.
PnHfnwr to Knnsas
t'ltv It St. I aula.
K. C Rtlll St. ly
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5:03 p. m.
6:3.1 a. 111.
2:30 p. m.
In Police Court
Ae.ath P. Barnes filed a complaint
in Poli e court this morning charging
George Poisall Jr. with disturbing the
peace on the 11th inst. by dog fighting
and other vicious conduct. According
ly a warrant was issued and placed
in the hands of tho proper officer for
State General Fund
" School fund
" University Fund
" Redemption. . .Fund
" School Land Principal
" " " Interest
" " " Lease.
" Soldier Relief
" Commissioners Road 1 1709.0.S
" " Bond..
111 U U
Weeping Water City. .
South Bend Village. . .
Free High School
Tax Under Protest . .
Scavenger Tax Sales.
98034. S3 340. 53
No outstanding Registered Warrants
14293. 46jl22840.72j 131714.41
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