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DAILY PERSONAL NEWS
Short Items of Interest, From Fri
day Evening's Daily Journal
Frank Trility returned to his home at
Roy Savage was a business visitor in
Omaha this afternoon.
Henry C. Long was a business visitor
n the city this morning.
Miss Opal Fitzgerald was a visitor in
Omaha this afternnon.
A. W. White was a visitor in Omaha
an 1 Council Bluffs yesterday.
A. S. Will was a business visitor in
South Omaha this morning.
Mesdames James and Floyd Chalfant
were visitors in Omaha today.
Miss Marie Toman was a visitor with
friends at Omaha this morning.
Mrs. W. L. Thomas was a visitor
with friends at Omaha this morning.
G. A. B. Hicks was a visito- in the
city this morning from Cedar Creek.
I). R. Jordan living on the old Fair
field place is very sick and confined to
Mike McCool came in last evening
from Omaha and will visit in the city
for some time.
Clarence Staats formerly of the News
carrying force is very sick at his
Joseph Skoumal was a visitor in the
metropolis yesterday afternoon, return
ing in the evening.
Misses Ruby and Jennie Reynolds
arc reported as being on the sick list
with something like the grippe.
A. F. Dutton and family came in
last evening and will visit with Mrs.
Datton's parents for a few days.
J. P. Falter returned last evening
from a trip to Clinton, Missouri, where
he has been looking after some busi
Rev. A. A. Randall was a visitor in
Omaha this morning looking after some
Edward Ackerman departed this
morning for Omaha to look after some
Atrs. A. H. Hunger and son, Carl,
were business visitors in the city this
morning from Rock Bluffs.
1). C:. Nelson of Nehawka was a vis
itor in the city last evening looking
after some business matters.
R. Rummerfield and family re-j
turned this afternoon from a visit at
H:. ,:"jrg and other Iowa points
C. F. Weber of the Nebraska Light
in company was a visitor in Omaha
this morning looking some business
A.rs. J. W. XSewell was a visitor in
t'u citv over night at the home of her
puieiits departing for her home at Om-
jh this afternoon.
"E. W. Cook and wife returned this
m Tiling from Salem, Iowa, where they
h.ivi teen attending the funeral of Mr,
Cook's mother, Mrs. O. H. Cook.
Edward Hyde and wife of Glenwood,
Iowa, came in this morning and are vis
itinA for a few days with Mr. Hvde's
brother, Bennie Hyde, and a niece.Mrs
A. L. Anderson and wife returned
from Red Oak last evening where the
gentleman was sick for the past week
He departed today for Ashland where
he will take up his work again.
Frank Albm departed last evening
with an immigrant car for Wausa,
this state, when he expects to make
his future home.
Mrs. Will Renner, who has been vis-
isting with her sister, Mrs. W. T.
Richardson, at Mynard for the past
few davs. departed for her home at
O'Neal this afternoon.
W. G. Moore of Silver City is visiting
with his son, Reno, for a few days and
reports that word comes from his son,
TJi mas Moore, formerly a compositor
on the Journal force, which says that
he i-5 threatened with matrimony.
Chas Grassman of Alliance came in
last evening and is visiting in the city
with his brother, J. W. Grassman, who
is very sick and family, and other rela
tive in the city. He will return to
morrow night in order to begin
Nels Hawkinson of Havelock was a
vbitjr in the city this morning with
friends and looking after some business
which has needed his attention for some
time. The layoff for the three days of
thi.i week afforded him an opportunity
to look after it.
J. C. York has not given up yet, al
thought he has been sick for the . past
wee!:, he still ' stays at . his business,
an 1 while hardly able to drag himself
around thinks to fight it out and not
get down. We admire his duck, , but
kntw well it is a difficult thing to do.
James Terry berry came in this morn
ing from South Omaha, where he was
attending the fine stock sale yesterday.
C " -
Jim says a number of
attended from here
among whom were
and John Treitsch.
the pepple who
Julius Pepperberg was a passenger to
Omaha this morning.
L. C. Kerr of Omaha was a visitor in
the city this morning, looking after
some business matters.
C. C. Copeland, of Milwaukee, Wis
consin, was a business visitor in the
city this morning. " having some busi
ness matters to look after.
Frank Duxbury was a passenger to
Omaha this morning where he goes to
visit his wife who is in the hospital at
Omaha having been there for some
Mrs. Frank Albin and family, and Mrs.
R. B. Beokner and little child departed
this morning for Wausa, this state,
where they will make their future home,
their husbands having departed last
evening with their goods in a car.
Mrs. J. E. Leesley and Mrs. Virginia
McMickers were visitors in Omaha this
morning looking after some business
matters and visiting with a friend, Mrs,
Emma Turner, who will shortly depart
for Portland. Oregon, to make her
Harold D. Parker of Gretna, came in
last evening and visited over night with
his uncle, Wm. Dalton, departing this
morning for Valisca, Iowa, where he
will visit for some time with relatives
Paul Budig, after visiting in the city
for some time the guest at the home of
his parents, departed this morning for
his home at McCook, where he is en
gaged in business for himself, being a
cigar maker at that place, and employ
ing one man besides himself.
w. i. Kicnardson oi Mynard was a
business visitor in the city this morn
ing, and while here said to a reported
that the meetings which are being con
ducted by Rev. Wachtell at that place
were doing much good, and many peo
ple there were becoming members of
R. E. Coleman and wife of Ottawa,
Kansas, came in this morning from
Greenwood where they formerly lived
and have been visiting with old time
friends and acquaintances for some
days past, and will be the guests of
his brother, J. C. Coleman, and family
here for some time.
I will sell at public action at my home,
3J miles southwest of Murray and
four miles north of Nehawka, on
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, '08
the following properly, to-wit: One
span bay geldings, five years old, weight
2400 pounds; one bay mare, 7 yrs old,
wt. 1150; one bay gelding, 17 yrs old,
wt. 1200; one gray mare. 12 yrs old, wt.
1100; one span ponies, 14 yrs old, wt.
2000; six coming two-year-old steers;
one coming one-year-old steer; seven
milk cows; two heifers, soon be fresh;
five one-year-old heifers; one Dnrham
bull, six months old; one heifer spring
calf; seven summer and fall calves; three
setts 1J harness, one nearly new; one
Bradley riding lister; one U. S. separa
tor; one John Deere walking plow; one
two-hole corn sheller; two Badger rid
ing cultivators one new; one new Deere
cultivator; one new Deere sulky stirring
plow; one McCormick mower, nearly
new; one Hoosier Jumbo force feed
seeder; one three-section harrow; one
two-row stalk cutter; one hay rack, with
running gears; one low wagon; one
wagon; one top buggy; one spring
wagon ; eleven tons of prairie hay and
eleven and one-half tons of clover haj.
Terms of Sale!
All sums of $10.00 and over a credit
of 12 months will be given, purchaser
giving note with approved personal se
curity, bearing 8 per cent interest from
date. All sums under $10.00, cash in
hand. No property removed until set
MRS. J. W. JENKINS,
Do you wish one of our special '1908
seed and Pottawattamie county, Iowa,
nursery stock price lists?. If so write
D. Harris, Council Bluffs, la., and you
will receive one by mail free of cost.
The best stock and prices to be found.
Write t oday. . -
The Plattsmouth Journal
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It. A. BATE. 1'uklish hit.
Entered at the postolfU-e at 1'la.ttsmoutb. Ne
braska, an socondclass matter.
To Select Delegates to the State and
The democratic county convention is
hereby called to meet at the court house
On Saturday, February 22, 1908,
at 1 o'clock p. m., sharp, for the purpose
of electing delegates to the state con
vention to meet at Omaha, on March 5,
and also to elect delegates to the con
Delegates from the various precincts
and wards to the county convention shall
be selected by primaries, duly called by
the committeeman of each precinct and
ward, the same to be held at the regu
lar voting places in the various precincts
and wards on Thursday, February 20th,
The basis of representation shall be
one vote for every ten votes, or major
fraction thereof, cast for Hon. George
L. Loomis for supreme judge in 1907.
The various precints and wards shall be
entitled to representation as follows:
Kliriit Mile Grove.. II
Elm wood ... 7
Mt. Pleasant 7
Hock Bluffs(seconU) 4
Salt Creek 8
South Kend 5
eeitnr W ater Pr ct.
Weeping1 Water City,
Second w ird :
Third ward 13
Fifth ward 6
Henry R. Gering, Chairman.
W. C. Ramsey, Secretary.
Roosevelt's special message to con
gress sounds more like Bryan making
a speech to that august body, than a
document from a republican president.
What has become of the "full dinner
pail" we have heard so much about?
Any one of the hundreds of thousands
of laborers now out of employment can
answer that question right now to per
Speaker Cannon has now put his own
private, double-action currency plan
back behind the desk after exhibiting it
to the public. He may feel relieved
himself that it did not go off and the
public feels relieved because he has left
no doubt that he knows it's loaded.
When everybody who has money to
spare after paying taxes lends it and the
loans are guaranteed by taxes we may
come finally to the question of guaran
teeing the taxpayer to such an extent
that he can afford to pay the taxes and
have something left to lend.
When dinner buckets, ready to be
filled with prosperity, are presented to
the Dingley contractors who insisted cn
taking that contract, they will be wise
to reflect that objurgations, reproaches
and threats of injunctions and riot guns
are not edible.
Leslie M. Shaw explains that a stack
of letters on his desk in New York are
from people who are foolish enough to
think that he would make a good presi
dent. Advices from Iowa indicate that
he will put most of the answers to his
inquiries about the Iowa delegation in a
Speaker Cannon has actually re
strained his gavel long enough to allow
a democrat to object to the way dollar
marks on Secretary Cortelyou's type
writer operated in distributing the treas
ury surplus to Wall street sufferers
from the empty dinner pail. This may
be the first symptom of his new jeans
suit. Nothing else could account forit.
"Making a Fight on Bryan," is the
common every-day big head line one will
note in the republican metropolitan jour
nals these days. The only opposition to
Mr. Bryan's nomination happens to come
from the republican side of the house.
"Have the democrats nominate anyone,
Good Lord, at Denver but Bryan," is
the republican prayer that goes up by
night and by day.
Almost daily we read accounts in the
big daily papers about the death of the
"Oldest Mason," the "Oldest Odd Fel
low," the "First man to hoist the flag
over some fort," "the man who was
first to see Lincoln's assassin,", and so
on through the list. It seems the sup
ply of the "oldest men" will never run
out. We haven't heard whether George
Wash ton's old servant is dead yet or not.
Governor Cummins begs leave to sug
gest to the Hon. Leslie M. Shaw that
any time Iowa feels the need of a "fa
vorite son" it will not have to send to
Wall street for one.
The people of Nebraska are opposed
to both the Fowler and Aklrich currency
and letters are pouring into Washington
to Senators Burkett and Brown to op
pose either measure.
The Burlington people are not the i
only railroad company that are closing
down their shops. Other big railway
systems are doing the same. Has Teddy
been swinging his Big Stick too lively?
All opposition to Mr. Bryan's nomin
ation at Denver seems to have vanish
ed as quietly as the every-day sun be
hind the western horizon. The federal
officeholders don't want him; of course.
President Roosevelt, in his specia
message, says that he "does not believe
the acts of the administration have
brought about business distress, but if
the panic was necessary at this time to
expose corruption, he has no misgiv
ings." Bravely spoken.
The republican full dinner pail has been
put entirely out of commission as far as
the next campaign is concerned. Such
incidents as that at Seattle, where three
thousand unemployed men marched
to the mayor's office and demanded work
to keep their wives and children from
starvation, is pretty hard on the repub
lican full dinner pail.
The democratic county convention for
the purpose of selecting delegates to
the state and congressional conventions,
is called to meet in this city on Satur
day, February 22. The precinct prima
ries will be held on Thursday, February
20. Let every democrat turn out to the
Farmers' Institute at Plattsmouth
Monday and Tuesday, February 3 and 4.
Everyone interested in tilling the soil
should attend both days. Remember
these institutes are held purely in the
interests of the farmers, and they all
should be present and hear something to
their advantage. Remember the days
and dates Monday and Tuesday, Feb
ruary 6 and 4.
You have heard it said numerous times
during the past few weeks that the panic
is at an end. It seems hard to make
people believe this. Right on the heels
of these declarations you read of the
failure and closing of the doors of
another one of the big banking insti
tutions of New York. A few days ago
Havemeyer's bank closed its doors in
order to give all depositors an equal
The Nebraska City News is responsi
ble for the following: "The republican
papers of Cass county are still congrat
ulating Jesse Root on account of his ap
pointment as one of the supreme court
commissioners, but with commendable
pride they do not score the people of
this district for not electing him district
judge. Those editors are evidently
pleased that there are appointive
They are making a fight on Congress-
mens Henshaw and Norris because they
did not raise their voices in opposition
to the salary-grab, which feathered their
own nests to the extent of $2,500 addi
tional salary per annum. Pollard is as
equally guilty, and was "as was as quiet
as a mouse" when this "steal" went
through congress. Will the republicans
of the First district endorse Pollard
with his ship subsidy record and salary
The republican primaries for Cass
county will be held Saturday, February
15, and their county convention on the
following Wednesday. This convention
is for the purpose of selecting delegates
to the state convention at Omaha and
the congressional conventionVhich is to
be held at Lincoln to select delegates to
the national convention at Chicago. We
are anxious to see whether or not the
Cass county republicans endorse Con
gressman Pollard, ship subsidy snd all.
, Taken Up. .
Two yearling heifers, one black and
one red, both with white face.- Owner
may have same by calling at my - place
and paying' damages, and the .cost of
this advertisement. Call at my farm
4J miles southwest of Mynard.
Geo. J. Meisinger.
IT LOOKS LIKE
Relatives Fear that Edward
W. Murphy Has Been
The Omaha World-Herald, of Friday
January, 31, says, in regard to the dis
apperance of Edward W. Murphy,
prominent young farmer of near Man
The wife and relatives of Edward
William Murphy, 24 years old, who
lived on a farm four miles from Man
ley, are much distressed by his disap
pearance in Omaha.
He came to Omaha Tuesday morning
with a considerable sum of money to do
some shopping. His failure to return
that evening caused no uneasiness, as it
was supposed that he might spend the
night with his sister, Mrs. Charles Wan
der, at her Omaha home.
When, however, Murphy did not re
return Wednesday, telephone inquiry
from Mrs. Wander brought the infor
mation that she had seen her brother
only for a few minutes on the street at
Sixteenth and Famam, at 1 p. m.,
Tuesday. She met him there by chance
Thursday morning Mr. Murphy's
father, James Murphy, his father-in
law, James Carper, and his two uncles,
Charles and John Murphy, came to Om
aha and are making search for the mis-
They can suggest no theory to account
for his disappearance save that robbery
and violence, since yonng Murphy is a
sober, thrifty young man.
He has two children, one of whom is
a babe of two weeks.
Murphy is described as five feet eight
inches tall, weight about 160; black
hair, blue eyes and smooth face.
Since the above has been put in type,
we, in an interview with parties that
are neighbors of the Murphy family,
say no word has been received as to
Mr. Murphy's whereabouts, and the
mystery of his disappearence deepens,
rather than clear away.
To Rural Rcuts Patrons.
Postmaster W. T. Richardson of
Mynard desires to call attention to the
practice of some patrons of rural de
livery of placing loose coins in their
boxes each time they desire to dis
patch letters instead of supplying them
selves with postage in advance of their
This practice imposes undue hardship
on rural carriers in removing loose
coins from boxes and delays them on
the service of their routes.
The postmaster, therefore, urgently
requests that patrons of rural delivery
provide themselves and keep on hand a
supply of stamps consistent with and in
advance of their needs. It is also very
desirable that that rural patrons place
in their mail boxes small detachable
cups of wood ortin in which to place
coins, when necessa-iy, in purchasing
supplies of stamps.
Glenwood Prisoners Escaped,
A special from Glenwood, la., under
date of February 2,says: "Charles Par
ker, awaiting trial on charge of for
gery, and Richard Tysor, charged with
assault, broke jail at 7:30 last evening.
These prisoners were allowed the free
dom of the corridor while eating their
supper, and after hastuJy stowing away
the meal dug through the north wall of
the building and made tracks in the
snow northwest. Parker is 35 years
old and was committed from Silver
City for forgery. Tysor is 25 and com
mitted an assault on his wife at Hast
ings. Neither is considered a danger
ous criminal. They are both thinly
clad, and unless receiving assistance
soon after their escape must have suf
fered severely from the zero weather
that met then outside the enclosure."
The Farmers' Institute.
As we go to press Dr. Ashburn is ad
dressing a good sized audience of farm
ers and their wives on the subject of
farm buildings, and touching upon the
matter of the selection of seed corn.
The latter incidentally, as his main
subject is in regard to the erection of
farm building for the shelter of stock.
The proper ventilation and other things
pertaining the best keeping of the
animals housed. The institute promises
to be well attended and a meeting of
Message Tells of Brother Dying.
Thomas Frye received a message this
morning from Wellman, la., to the ef
fect that his youngest brother was dy
ing with a cancer with which he has
been afflicted for a long time. It will
be remembered that Mr. Frye and his
wife were visitors at the home of his
brother some time during the early
winter, and at that time it was not ex
pected that his brother could last long.
Elias H. Frye is just six years younger
than his brother, Thomas, of this place.
He was born in the place where he now
resides,- and has lived there all his life.
It is hoped that when Mr. Frye shall
have a rived at his destination he may find
his brother improved. He departed this
afternoon on the fast mail.
In Honor of Mrs. J. M. Stone.
The Nebraska City News of Saturday
'says: "Yesterday was the birthday
I m.. T L' f KT
anniversary oi ivirs. o. in. oumc, ui
hawka, who has been making this city
her home, while she is receiving medical
treatmeet. The lady is boarding with
Mrs. Calvin Chapman and that lady last
evening turned her home over to her, in
which to entertain her many friends.
The house was nicely decorated and
there were a number of ladies present.
The evening was enjoyably passed in
music and cards and the honors were
won by Mrs. E. D. Garrow and Mrs.
W. W. Palmer. During the evening a
dainty lunch was served and the tables
tastefully decoratod with carnations and
ferns. Mrs. Stone is a most charming
hostess and all fully enjoyed them
selves." HARRIED BLESSED
NESS SHORT LIVED
Joseph Zuber and Vifo Have
Concluded fo Tread Dif
It will be remembered that on the 5th
of last October at this place, in the
middle of the night, Joseph Zuber, the
foxy night clerk of the Hotel Riley,
with a young lady from Scribner, whom
he had induced to elope with him, came
to this city and rustling Police Judge M.
Archer out of his bed, had him perform
the ceremony. The records show that
Joseph E. Zuber and Miss Anna L.
Schoenfeldt were married and gives L.
B. Egenberger and L. N. Archer as the
From the way Joseph Zuber conducted
himself while he was in this city, and a
married man, having, it was reported,
abandoned his first wife, it is no wonder
his marriage venture came to grief.
During the afternoons, he would pose
on the corner and at the steps of the
hotel, and endeavor to engage in a flirta
tion with some young girl, who had not
arrived at the age of accountability.
Much sympathy was expressed for the
wife he had married when the news was
known and many people wondered if he
had a divorce from t ie former wife.
Now comes the news from Fremont of
the filing of the suit in the court there,
asking for a divorce by Mis. Zuber,
charging her unworthy spouse of in
fidelity of the marriage vow, and naming
as co-respondent, a certain young lady.
an employe of the hotel which they were
running upon capital furnished by Mrs.
Returns From the East.
Jesse McVey returned last evening
from the east, where he has been all
winter. He was called to Sidney, Ohio,
in October by the report of his father.
James McVey, being very sick, and who
died at the age of 98 years and 6 months
a very ripe old age. While not accus
tomed to work, Jesse jumped into the
work and helped get the corn husked
out and things ready for winter, stay
ing for two months after which he de
parted for Windsor, III., where he was
fo the last six weeks. During the
early portion of the season he says it
was very cold in that part of the country.
but of late until within a few days has
been nice there. Mr. McVey says the
whole country back there is not to be
comparedwith Nebraska, and especially
A WELL DESERV
A Former Plattsmouth Ooy
Becomes Assistant Audi
tor the Burling
ton. By a change whicn was made some
time since and which became effective
last Saturday, J. W. Newell, former
freight claim adjuster for the Burling
ton, has been promoted to the position
of assistant freight and traffic auditor
of the Burlington company, with head
quarters at Omaha. This is a good
advancement and is another round on
the ladder which Mr. Newell is climb
ing by his hard work, toward the top in
railroad work. We, with his many
friends, are well pleased to learn of
this well deserved promotion. We trust
we shall soon hear of his taking a step
up still higher, as his ability and good
work entitle him. Here-to-fore, W.
Randall had been at the head of
department, and was succeeded
Saturday, by J. D. Schields who
formerly in the position which
Newell had succeeded to.
Live poultry wanted, delivered near
the B. & M. depot at Plattsmouth,
Monday, February 10th, one day only,
for which will pay the following prices
in cash, craws to be empty:
Hens, per pound 8c
All young roosters 6c
Ducks, F. .F. 6c
CvSCy. F f 5c
Old Roosters ...4c
Call at the store of Zuckweiler &
Lutz for empty coops.
W. E. Keeney.
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