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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 18, 1904)
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PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA. THURSDAY. FEBUARY 18. 1904.
TART CURB-STONE J0SH1NGS
And Other Items of Interest Prepared Es
pecially tor the Journal Readers.
Tlit-lv !ih n old Imly iiumril Ihimmli.
Ihi-.Him-I nil a l i of liitnuiiit;
W llli it itllp iin.t it -,ll,ln
More -.tup. .hr i,ii-i
Than uri- mi-nun tln-SUr-SmiiKli-tl IIiuiiht.
Cold comfort this cold weather.
Charity should always begin at home.
Honest, now, liow many valentines
did you get?
Help the poor, pity the sic,k, and aid
those who need assistance.
Thc greatest afllctinn anions some
IMattsmoutli people is "talkltls."
You might as well hang up the spade
and the iuc for a few more weeks,
Even the man who claims to like
winter always lias enough hy the time
It Is over.
Next Monday Is the anniversary of
the father of our country George
It's all right to sing about the "good
old summer time," hut the parlor stove
Is a cinch this weather.
, The more wheels a man has the bet
ter off he Is if they arc In his pocket
book Instead of Ids head.
What's the use of minding your own
business when your neighbors are al
ways ready to do it for you.
Just about the time the furnace gets
warmed up the weather man puts an
other cold wave on the track.
Did you ever notice that it took a
man longer to fasten the skates if the
girl Is pretty? Well, we have.
When we look Into our coal Hn and
see the sun come up bright each Feb
ruary morning, hope riseshlgher in our
The Journal Is not engaged in mak
ingcitycandidates.but what's the mat.
ter with Mayor Morgan? Ain't he all
Prudence and wisdom have been
crowded away from a great many coun
cil llr'es, and their places have been
taken by nerve and gall.
The leap year fad went to t lie limit
at Des Moines, where an old maid cap
tured a burglar and then begged fur bis
freedom that she might wed him.
Wo live for those who love ns,
Kur lh isc who lovi' us much,
Who do not croak
When wi- am lirukp
And have to make it touch,
A Herlin Judge, deciding a libel suit,
declared a newspaper could say any
thing it wished about a man who woic
a red necktie. And some people say
Germany is slow.
The hens arc still on a strike and
eggs are yet scarce in this market, with
the price as high as ever. It is about
time for the hens to be willing to arbi
trate this matter, and get clown to
luisiness once more.
When the Atchison (Jlobe man wants
ti say anything he says it, 1 1 is latest
remark Is that "'it must be a queer ex
perience to freeze todeatli and Mien go
to hell afterwards." Then don't take
any chances of freezing to death.
An old farmer remarked the other
day that it w as no trouble to keep farm
hands if you are the possessor of a hand
some daughter. Fortunnately for this
fanner his girls are all 1kvs, and don't
have to hold out such Inducements.
A Plattsmouth lady sent her little
daughter down to Kunsman & iiamge's
meat market the other day to 'See if
they had pig's feet." When the child
returned she said: "Mamma, 1
couldn't see they had llieirslioes on."
A Carthage (Mo.) paper speaks of
one Frank Yeast as a rising young
man. The Kansas City Star takes It
for granted that he is well bred, also.
If he is all tills he should experience
but little difficulty in getting a girl
with plenty of dough.
There seems to be a lull in the Platts
mouth matrimonial market. What's
the matter with our marriageable
young ladies, anyway? On an average
they are certainly as pretty a lot as can
hi found In any city in any Mate. The
fault must lie witli the boys.
We hear of an old maid In Mils city
who has been "grouchy" since Sunday
"I li.id a very severe sickness
that took off all my hair. I pur
chased a bottle ef Aycr's Hair
Vigor and it tuouht all my hair
back again. "
Vt'. D. Quinn, Marseilles, III.
One thins is certain,
Aycr's Hair Visor makes
the hair prow. This is
because it is a hair food.
It feeds the hair and the
hair grows, that's all there
is to it. it stops falling
of the hair, too, and al
ways restores color to
It M i MUt. 01 rrIU.
H iiir rtrr-vi r'himt ii-piy ton,
'iiU u ci U 1 1 r m'l v will r'i'M
V'M l'lll.. ' Mil' lllllt fl l (III Milll'
ol lour iiPiril rii'ii n t.n.. i A'l',,i'v
J I . k I.I! I ii . I.mri:. Mm
because she failed to receive a valen
tine. They never get too old to ap
predate love rhymes, something like
this: "The rose Is read; the violet
blue, candy Is sweet, and so are you."
A lady of this city was scanning the
marriage column of a daily paper the
oilier day and remarked to her hus
band: "llerc'sastrange coincidence
a William Strange married a Martha
Strange." "Strange, indeed," replied
the husband, "but 1 expect the next
news will be a little stranger,"
The latest is the "onion social."
One of the young ladies bites Into an
onion and the young men try to tlnd
which of them Is guilty of the act. In
stead of finding her, wo would want to
keep away from her as far as possible.
Tills Is one kind of a social that litis not
yet been introduced among the young
people of Plattsmouth.
One little, old, black skunk, not as
huge as a rabbit, can stink up a drove
of a thousand sheep, and then trot off
with Its tall over its back. In like
manner one long-tongued, lying gossip
can stir up a whole town and besmirch
the fairest characters In it, and trot off
unharmed. Of the two, we had rather
be the skunk, for the gossip Is sure to
go to hell, but the skunk won't.
THE MID-WINTER MEETING.
A Large Attendance and a Most Interesting
On last Saturday there was held at
Louisville the mid-year association of
the teachers of Cass county. County
Superintendent C. S. Wortman had
prepared the program weeks before
hand, copies of which were in the
hands of every teacher under his juris
diction. The attendance we learn was
large, there lieing nearly one hundred
teachers present. The teachers in the
vicinity of Plattsmouth suffered disap
point incut in getting there on account
of the freight train which carried
them being several hours behind time.
Superintendent Rouse, of the city
schools, manifested his Interest in the
educational work of the county at
large by being there and lending his
assistance on the program.
Judge Travis who ;as to have a
place on the program was unable to
be present on account of olllcial busi
ness. While it is reported that every num
ber on the program, including several
pieces of music, was good and well
received, yet those which seemed to
Interest most and which were most
widely discussed were "Corporal Punishment-can
it be dispensed with?"
and a paper by Prof. Gamble of Union,
on "Stumbling Mocks In Arithmetic."
From all accounts the meeting was
a pronounced success which reflects
favorably on the untiring efforts of
It Pays to Advertise.
Mere Is a new phase of the advertis
ing story, taken from the Chicago Inter-Ocean.
The Chicago revised ver
sion Is undoubtedly the correct one,
and we give It to our readers for what
it is worth:
Hilly Jones wrote on tlieblacklMiardt
"I'.illy Jones can hug the girls better
than any boy in the school." The
teacher seeing It called hi in up and
asked. "William, did you write that?"
"Yes ma'am," answered Mlly. "Well,
you may stay In after school," she
said. The children waited for Hilly
to come out, when they begnn to guy
dim: "(Jot licked, didn't yeV" "Nope."
"(Jot jawed?" "Nope." "What did
siie do? they asked. "Shan't tell."
replied Mlly, "but it pays to adver
tise." A Grand Success.
The annual masquerade ball, given
by the I'lattsnioiith Turnvereln Sat
urday night, was very largely attended,
and it was perhaps the most successful
one given in the city so far this winter.
The Parmele theatre orchestra fur
nished the music. The prize for the
best lady's costumes was awarded to
Mrs. James Weber, of Omaha, while
John Wllkens, of this city, captured
the gent s prize. Mrs. Mary Hertz
man was awarded the prize for the
best character representation, while
the gent's prize went to Jas. Weber,
of Omaha, A party of twenty-three
from Omaha came down to attend the
hall. In every particular the affair
was a grand success.
Joined in Wedlock.
A marriage lieetme was Issued Tuev
day to Hurl I'., livers, aged it, of Alma,
Nebraska, and Miss Pauline (J. Mar
tens, aged 1'', or tins city. So.m after
obtaining the necessary papers the
young couple were married by Rev. II
I!. Hurgcsw. hvlnrofst. Liike'schurih
Mr. and Mis. Hwrstook their depart
ure on the afternoon train for Ahna,
their fut nre home.
Card of Thanhs.
Jo the many dear friends who so
kindly assisted us (luring the Illness
and deat h of our beloved husband and
father, we take this means of express
ing to you our heartfelt gratitude for
your kindness to us which we willeverT
rhcriuh, and liod will reward you.
Mu. Mahv M. 1 1 vi i
IS HELD UNDER $500 BOND.
Judge Munger Decides Adverse! In the Case
of Young Deles Dernier.
Judge Munger of the federal court,
at Omaha, last Saturday decided the
caso against Chester Deles Iernier.
As stated in these columns last week,
the young man enlisted in the navy at
Seattle, Washington, last fall, and
after serving a short time, concluded
that he would return home, and did
so. Hon. Wni. Deles lernier, father
of Chester, in company with several
from this city, appeared before Judge
Munger with an appeal for his release
from further service. Their plea was
that tho young man was a minor when
he enlisted, and is still a minor, and
that his enlistment was brought about
by undue influences and unlawful
methods held out by the- recruiting
ofllcer, but the temporary writ of
habeas corpus, previously issued, was
vacated and the young man placed
under bonds in tho sum of $500, to
await the action of a higher court, to
which the matter will be appealed. If
the case is there affirmed, then the
young man will have to return to the
navy and serve his time of enlistment.
It looks to us as though that if the
proper parties were appealed to In
Washington that there would belittle
trouble in securing his release under
the circumstances cf his enlistment,
and this being free America, we don't
believe the boy should be retained.
Certainly the United States has
enough material out of which to make
sailors without holding young men,
wiio have made a mistake in enlisting
and who would not have done so had
not a glowing future been presented
to him by the recruiting officer, such
as has leen painted for the use of en-
velgllng other young men into the ser
Judge Munger has been severely
criticised recently for some of his acts,
and while the Journal has groat con-
lldence In his ability as a Judge, these
past criticisms may have had some
thing to do with his decision in this
matter. Whether It did or not, the
Journal hopes the younf man will
eventually obtain ills freedom and that
after which he will in the future
always consult his parents (his dear
est triends) in every act of his career.
This, every young man starting out In
life should do; and If such acts were
moro thoroughly lived up to, there
would be more happiness at tho old
home fireside than thero Is, and
not so many broken-hearted fathers
or mothers tilling graves today caused
fiom the acts of wayward sons and
Laid at Rest. .
The funeral of tho late Stephen M.
Davis occurred Saturday morning at
10 o'clock from the late homo of the
deceased, tho sorvlces betug conducted
by Rev. Ezra M. Ilusnell of Heatrlce,
Neb. A large audience of sympethetlc
friends of the family attended the ser
vices, after which the remains were
taken to the Eight Mile Grove ceme
tery for interment. A large number
of neighbors and friends of the family
from Mils city attunded the last sad
rites at tho grave. Many from differ
ent sections of the county, who had
known the deceased for many years
were also present.
Fire-Proof Drop Curtain.
ts stated in the Journal two weeks
ago that the Parmele Thcatro would
soon lw provided with anasbestosdrop
curtain was a fact. This valuable and
necessary addition Is now in use, and
Is very pretty to gaze upon. The deco
rative work was done by the Drew
Scenic Company, and represents In
different colors a very pretty rural
scene. Other Improvements will soon
bo made In the stage scenery general
ly. The house, has been pluocd under
the direct management of James Don
nelly, who will also have charge of the
bill hoards throughout the city,
Investigate Before Buying.
When you get a catalogue from a big
mall order house, Just look it over and
see what they pay for your products
Also Investigate and see how their
terms of credit are In case you do not
linvo llio ready uah how much will
they givo in keeping up the sidewalks.
Just write and see how much they will
give toward tho erection or a church;
how much will they give to assist tho
poor In your community. After you
have done this and receive their reply
see If your home merchant don't do as
Couldn't Print all the News.
"A man told us the other day," says
an exchange, "that wo didn't publish
all tho things that happened, We
should say we don't. In tho first place,
we have others to depend on us for a
living. If we published all that hap
pened there would soon be another
angel In heaven, In order to please
the people we must only print the
nice thing about them and leave the
rest to the gossip. Yes, it l a fact,
we (inn i prrnt mi u,. nows. i
did, wouldn't it be spicy reading? Put
UliH oull lt for on week only. The
i ih'xC weejt you would read our uhltu
air, andhcr o.uhl be anuthcir editor
Getting Ready for 1904 Taxes.
County Clerk Tyson has received the
new assessment books and is getting
ready to turn them over tothe County
Assessor by the first of April. The
books are much larger than those
Under the old law a man owning ItSO
acres of land would haye each forty
acres essessed separately, but under
the new law all laud owned by one
party in a single section will be assess
ed as In a body, regardless of the num.
ber of acres. A man owning two or
more city or town lots will find them
assessed as one piece of property in
stead of each lot separately as hereto
fore. The former system of separate
descriptions of small subdivisions of
real estate grew up In tho days when
the laws provided a fee for each and
every entry In the tax books and as
many descriptions as possible were
consequently made. This system has
been followed up to this time more as
a matter of habit than otherwise
1 VERY SERIOUS ACCIDENT.
Ed Brantner, of This City, Terribly Crushed
While Performing His Duties.
Ed. Brantner, of this city, while em
ployed as8wltchman In the Burlington
yards at Pacific Junction, met with an
accident last Tuesday morning, that
from the manner In which it occurred
would in most Instances have resulted
in instant death.
It seems that while In the perform
ance of his duties, about six o'clock in
the morning he was riding on what is
termed the foot-board of tho yard
switch engine, whloh wasooming from
the round-house. On the way a freight
engine, which was headed for the
round-house, collided with them. Mr.
Brantner seeing that a collision was
Imminent attempted to jump, but for
some cause he was not quick enough,
and was caught between tho two en
gines. Several men immediately rush
ed to his assistance, and as soon as
possible he was extricated from his
perilous position. While this was be
ing done, Dr. Uacon was summoned to
administer relief to the unfortunate
man. As soon as possible a train was
gotten in readiness to bring him to
this city, where he arrived about an
hour after the occurrence. Upon ex
amination by Drs. Livingston and
Cook, it was found that, Ed. was torrl
bly crushed about tho abdomen and
the loft side, near tho hip-the latter
Injury being caused by a bolt on one
of the engines which was forced Into
tho flesh, crushing the hip bone and
causing Internal hemorrages. His
shoulder bone was also broken. From
the very serious nature of his injuries,
at first no possible hope for recovery
Mr. Brantner was ennsidored ono of
tlto best swltohmen on tho road, and
It was by no caMess act of his that he
met such a fate. It is also said that
the rreight engine had no headlight,
and if this was the case, the cause of
the collision rests on the shoulders of
sonic one. Ed had only been at work
In this capacity but a few days, but
had been In the employ of tho 11. & M.
as switchman for several years, off and
on. He Is a son of Win. Brantner and
a son-in-law of John Cory, to whose
home the unfortunate man was taken
on arriving here. He has a wife and
one little daughter, aged about five
years. At this writing, (Wednesday
morning) the reports are very con
tUctlng as regards his condition. One
report is to the effect that ho has im
proved some, and that slight hopes
are entertained. The Journal hopes
that he may fully recover, but from
the nature of his injuries it will cer
tainly lie a miracle ir he Is that for
In Search of a Brother.
L. D. Ewlng, who Is connected with
a wholesale grocery house in IK'S
Moines, Iowa, was in Plattsmouth one
day last week In search of his brother
Charles, who he said was married
aliout two years ago, and came to Ne
braska. Mr. Ewing claims that his
father died two months ago, leaving a
largo estate, and he wan desirous of
finding his brother before tho estate
can le dispose! of by the proliate court.
Ilo found no cluo to tho whereabouts
of his brother n this city.
"Side Tracked" Is due hero f. ir nn.
other visit at the Parinele Theatre,
Mondav. I'CO. '11. To sav that thn
piece has been brightened up seems
like a wen worn story, out it Is s
that tho large audiences whleh
wimble nluhtlv to lauirh at thecoma
antlcH of Unnitlo, the gentleman vaga
bond, unit many features In the play
never liefore seen. The specialties
this season are oai tlcularlv l-ooiI nml
tho actors portray their Individual
parts with much vigor.
One was pale and sallow and the
other fresh and rosy. Whence the dift
fen-nce? She who is bhi.l.ing with
health uses f r. Klni; New Life Pills
to, maintain It. By gently arousing
, tho hujf organs they cjmpel good di
gust and hew! oil cot 1st I put ion. Try
them. Only at V. ( I I'lleke -fcCo.,
I JL, , SLOW PBOTOrl
OJ&Ii 1 A,ul timcs a "dead stop" i the fate $
ol the man who drives into mud and mire
W'MlS' w,th a ,lcavlly laden waKn- II
: Oi W IIe is much like the unwise buyer who: U
jT lj temps fute l,y buyinff thc chcaP striPe of'
K M clothing and tries to whip through the muds 4
Aj!5 aiUl miru f a season's wcar. as compared. K
' 1 with the Wise mnn a'!h- Kmto Vir
Come and hih-h
end of it as to
I He Leading
We Have a new steel ceiling on our store and want you all to see it.
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County Treasurer's Semi-Annual State
State lleform School
State Insane Hospital
State Institute Feeble Minded
State Ke ef
State Capitol lluilding
State Live Stock I iirl.-mnit.i-..
State School Land I'rinelnal...
State School Land Interest
State School Land Lease
Count V Court House lioml
County Soldiers' Uelief
County H. & M. 11. II. I'-ond....
District School liond
riattsmouth 1 'reel net, I lot d....
Louisville l'reeinet I'.ond.
Individual Itedenint ion
Weeping Water City
south liend illagc
Mm wood v 1 1 lane
Avoea Village ','
Where there used to be a feelinir of
uneasiness and worry in the household
when a child showed symptoms of
croup, thero Is now perfect confidence.
this is owing to the uniform success
of Chamberlain's Couiji llemedy In
tlic treatment of that disease. Mrs.
M. I. Uusford, of Poolsville. Md.. in
speaking of her experience In the use
oi mat remedy says: "1 lave a world
of confidence In Chatnberlin's (kiuli
Keinedy for I have used It with per
fect success. My child Garland Is sub
ject to severe attacks of croup and It
always gives him prompt relief." Kor
sale oy all druggists.
Miss Catherine Dovev entertained
eleven little girls at a birthday tea
Saturday from 3 to 7 o'clock. Those
who were present, tn assist the little
lady In celebrating the event were
Luello Gass, Ilallio hinnele. Mildred
Cummins, Maiirlne LenhoiT, Marie
Imiiiielly, Adelia White, Catharine
Windham, Klleti Polloek. Helen Clark,
lleatrlce Hasse and Kllaheth Falter.
It Is needless tosay that all the little
ladles returned to their homes feeling
that it wns good to Ik there,
Jewel l!a.sc Ihirner'sat John liaiier's,
np.l.- fi4 tr Dmaiima AttiM!Mi .
ia. irfOAuuvi; u vuuu muiuu iaiieis.7
Sewn MnDon boiea told In past 13 tnontht. Thh sijmatnrO- vft
and has no whipping troubles to wear him O
two or three seasons.
nnin nr ,-4
k ' .-L.wM- jjuum une anu sec wnat we nave on 4
"good" suits for "good" boys and men. ft
Clothier Plattsmouth, Jto
July 1, 1903 to January 6,
July 1, l!io;i
to Count y
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John K. Hines. of Memphis. Mo..
an old friend of the Journal people,
arrived in Plattsmouth last Monday
night. Mr. Hines has lieen general
agent for Northeast Missouri for the
American Ilenevolent Association, of
St. Louis, for a number of years, and
as soon as this company decided to do
business In Nebraska, Mr. Hines was
given the general agency for the state
and becomes here with the Intention
of making this city his headquarters.
Accidental insurance has become quite
popular of late among all classes, and
this company Is the best of Its charac
ter, and in the Immense amount of
business transacted during thc oast
two years it has never lieen sued by a
henellelary, and has paid out thousands
upon thousands of dolluis for acciden
tal and sick benefits. The Journal Is
glad to know that Mr. Hines is going
to locate In Plattsmouth, and we trust
that our citizens, one and all, will ex
tend to liim a cordial welcome. They
will find In him a most clever gentle
man and one that Is worthy of citizen
ship In any community.
Connie Thrasher, who has I ecu so
journing In several southern cities, is
visiting his parents, Mr and Mrs. J.
To Cure a Cold in One Day
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J. L. Barton, County Treasurer
Efforts are being made to llnd a food
that would satisfy tho ailate. Anil lu
at the same time nourishing and ea.slly
uigesieo, oy me over-worked, tired,
and sore stomach. Oats, wheat., nnta
and other fooi stuffs are offered to thc
public, In some Instances enjoyed by
it, but the stomaoh remains sick. Is
It not a iM-ttcr plan to first cure- th
stomach and eat whatever wo desire?
Trlner's American Elixir of Hitter
Wine, will do that. Itclng composed
of pure grape-wine and selected herbs,
it heals tho sore lining of the stomach
and gently stimulates digestion Th
stomach will soon regain full strength
to accept all rood. There will be no
need of Keeking- new food any fool
will do. You will have strong nerves,
new blood, a perfect complexion, and
you will lie healthy. At drug stores.
Jos. Trlner, 7!!) So. Ashland Avenue,
Chicago, Ills., Pllsen Station.
To Cure k Cold to One Day.
Take Laxative Rmmo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
If it fails to cure. E. V. Grove's sig
nature on each box. 2.V.
A Mr. Scott, of Central City, Neh.,
was tho guest of Mr. Washington
Smith and family over Sunday,
& OA every
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