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DAILY PERSONAL NEWS
Short Items of Interest, From Wed
nesday Evening's Daily Journal
Wm. Heiner was business visitor in
W. II. Clark visited in the city this
morning from Pacific Junction.
Alva C. Godwin was h passenger to
Omaha this afternoon on business.
Casper A. Hospenthall was a visitor
in Omaha on business this afternoon.
John Gauer of near Ixmisville was a
business visitor in the city this morning.
James Anderson was a visitor in Om
aha this afternoon, going on the fast
T. E. I'armele was a visitor in Louis
ville last evening, going on the Schuyler
John W ilkens of Plainview, was a
visitor in the city this morning visiting
with old friends.
Attorney Byron Clark was a visitor
in Omaha this morning, looking after
some legal matters.
Fred Obernalte, of near Manley, was
a visitor in the city last evening, re
turning home this evening.
J. W. Grassman is reported as suffer
ing with rheumatism and Mrs. Grass
man with an attack of the grippe.
A. G. Earle was a visitor in Omaha
this afternoon, where he is looking after
some business and visiting with friends.
F. M. Kenaston of Springview, Key
aPaha county, is in the city visiting with
the families of Isaac and Stephen Cecil.
Miss Teresa Hempel was a visitor in
Omaha this afternoon on business for
the Degree of Honor of the A. O.U.W.
Miss Mable Burch has been secuied
as trimmer in the Fanger department
store millinery department for the
Henry Kauble and wife were visitors
in Omaha this morning, where they
will visit for some time and look after
some business matters.
Cure baby's croup, Willie's daily cuts
and bruises, mama's sore throat, grand
ma's lameness Dr. Thomas' Eclectri
Oil the great household remedy
F. A. Reynolds of Kansas City, was
a business visitor in the city looking
after some real estate transactions, and
departed this morning for his home.
V. V. Coates departed for Kewanee,
111., this morning, where he has a de
partment store, and will look after his
business interests there for some time.
Mrs. RoLei-t Ward and daughter, Miss
Agnes, are Loth reported as being
somewhat improved from a recent and
severe attack of the grippe, and are up j
and around again. j
Mr. and Mrs. David Hiatt, after vis- j
itirg in the city for some time, the j
guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and i
Mrs. I. S. White, departed this after-;
noor. for their home at Sidney, la. !
Mrs. Arthur Cnssman came in Mon
day evening and is visiting in the city
with relatives and friends, the guest of
her mother, and will remi-in for some
two weeks .
Eugene Brady is greatly improved
and is so that visitors win now oe au
mitted to see him. His condition has
been very bad and we are glad to know
of his improvement.
Will N. Baird came in this morning
from Salida, Colo., where he is employ
ed in a banking institution at that place,
: and will visit with his parents in the
city for some time.
George M. Porter returned from Lin
coln last evening, where he has been
working for the Omaha Bee. As he
went Monday morning, Mrs. Porter ac
companied him as far as Weeping
Water, where she is visiting at the
Will Davis and sister, Mrs. O. J. Gil
son, returned Monday from Defiance,
Iowa, where they have been visiting
for some time with a brother and sister
whom they have not seen for years.
Mr. Davis departed this morning for
his home at Anoba, Colorado.
Uncle Lemon Bates returned this
afternoon from a visit of sometime at
Tabor, Malvern and Glen v.ooa. ana was; been vjsitjn a few days with her
accompanied on his return by his nephew, daughter, Miss Blanche, who is em
Ralph Grendel of Glenwood, who will . ployed as trimmer for Mrs. Ecke, a
visit in the city for a short time and j milimer n tne metropolis,
then go to Avoca where he will visit for ;
a few days with his uncle. Fred West- : and Amelia, two children Ox
lake, before returning home. : M. L. Freidnch, are much better at
! present, having materially recovered
B. K. Windham departed for his home j from their attack of the grippe to such
at Glenwood, la., this morning, after ' an extent that they will soon be able
visiting in the city for some time, the to resume their work in school.
guest at the home of his brother, R. B.
Windham and family. Mr. B. K. Wind
ham had the misfortune to be thrown
off an ice wagon some time since and
have his shoulder injured, and is visit
ing with friends and relatives during
the time he cannot work.
CVR.ED WITHOUT THE KNIFE!
Fistula Fissure, Bleeding, Itching, Ul
ceration, Constipation and all Rectal
Diseases a Specialty,
THE GERMAN SPECIALISTS,
532 Broadway, Council Bluffs, la.
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Mrs. C. C. Parmele was a visitor
with friends in Omaha this morning.
C. F. Rheihart, of Cullom, was a
business visitor in the city this morn
ing. Oscar Nord was a brief business visi
tor in the city this morning from Orea
polis. Miss Freda Herold departed for Om
aha on the fast mail, where she will
visit with friends for the day.
Matt Gering returned home this morn
ing from a trip to Lincoln, where he
has been attending to some legal mat
ters. Miss Anna Johnson departed for Ne
braska City this morning, where she
will visit with friends for a short
Floyd Kuhney was confined to his
home a few days with the grippe, but
is again at his duties at the barber
Mrs A. B. Hass, of Oreapolis, was
a visitor in the city this morning with
her mother and looking after some busi
C. F. Weber was a visitor in Omala
A. W. White was a business visitor
in Omaha this afternoon.
Mrs. G. F. S. Burton was a visitor
in Omaha this afternoon.
Dr. E. D. Cummins was a passenger
to Omaha this afternoon on professional
Eugene Brady is reported as getting
along nicely, and it is hoped he will soon
be up again.
Miss Irene Jess departed for Colum
bus this afternoon where she will visit
with friends for a few days.
Ed. Kelley accompanied the Maurer
boys as far as Omaha this afternoon,
where they started to New Mexico.
John May field was a visitor in Lin
coln this afternoon on business con
nected with the Burlington company.
W. D. Jones departed this morning
j for Union, where he will cry a sale for
' A. C. Carey, who lives a few miles
north of that place,
i Jesse McVey is much in proved frcm
, his attack of the grippe at the Perkin's
house and was able to be up ana eat
his dinner today and write a letter or
Henry Meisinger.of near Cedar Creek
was a visitor in the county seat this
morning transacting some business
with our merchants.
Jesse L. Root, supreme court com
missioner, returned home last evening
from Lincoln, where he has been looking
after some legal matters.
R. M. Hogabone, of LaPIatte, was
1 transacting business in the city this
! morning, coming on the morning Burl
; ington train and returning on the fast
! Miss Teressa Hempel returned home
t this mornine from Omaha, where she
i was lookinrr after some business mat-
j terg for the De?ree of Honor since
John Gorder is credited with saying
that twenty teams worked yesterday
all day on a strip of road forty rods long
to effect an opening, but were not able
to pass by night.
R. M. Collins, a lineman of the West
ern Union Telegraph company, came
in this morning from Omaha, and is
making some alterations of the wires
at the Burlington station.
John Lahey of Richmond, Indiana.re
presenting the Consolidated Crucible
Steel Company of America, was a visi
tor in the city this morning, having
business with the Burlington railway.
W. R. Brown, who is trying to get
moved to Greenwood, is having a seri
ous time, as he is unable, although hav
ing his goods loaded in wagons, to get
them to the station on account of the
depth of the snow.
Mrs. John A. Murray retrned last
evening irom umana wnere sne nas
Miss Lalla Morris, of Portland, Ore
gon, after visiting in the city for a week
with her friend, Miss Pearl Robinson,
departed for Henderson, la., where she
will visit for some time with relatives
and friends before returning home.
uWm- SaKe waf a Finger to Omaha
this morning, where he is looking after
some buisness matters.
C. VV. Hampton was a visitor at Om-
aha and other points this morning, look-
ing after some businees.
G. M. Porter departed this morning
for Creston, Iowa, where he w ill collect
for the Omaha Bee today.
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,U1S3 natulan uci;icii ucjjoi lcu iui
Omaha this morning where she will
visit for some time with friends.
Glen Highfield was a visitor in Ash
land today with friends and relatives,
going on the early Burlington train.
Photographer V. V. Leonard was a
passenger to Omaha this afternoon
where he is looking after some business.
Julius Pepperberg departed this morn
ing for Ashland, where he will look
after the sale of some cigars, the
output of his factory at this place.
You will miss something good if you
fail to see the basket ball game and
turning exhibition at Coates hall Feb
ruary 22nd next Saturday. Only 25.
J. F. Wolfe, from near Cedar Creek,
was a passenger to Omaha this morn
ing, where he will visit with friends for
the day and look after business as well.
George H. Griffin, Superintendent of
the Masonic Home, was a visitor in
Omaha this morning, looking after
some business matters relative to the
Mrs. L. M. Kuhney is reported as
making very satisfactory progress at
the hospital at Omaha, and will be per
mitted to return home the coming Sun
day. Charles Hazen, aged 18, and Miss
Lillie Hulett aged 18, were licensed to
marry in Council Bluffs yesterday.
This young couple from Louisville, Cass
Electrician E. H. Eltorf of the Platts
mouth Telephone company, departed
for South Omaha this morning, where
he is looking after some business for
Mrs. F. D. Palmer of Lincoln, de
parted for her home this afternoon on
the fast mail after visiting in the city
for a short time with her friend, Mrs.
Roy Fleck departed for his home at
Leiehton, Iowa, this morning after hav-
of Q. K. Parmele, and at Union with !
Otto Marks, for the past week. j
A. M. Holmes since his return from j
the east is reported as getting along
nicely, and walks from the residence of
his son to the store in Murray, a dis
tance of five blocks without any trouble.
Will Schutz and Russ Todd, from
northwest the city, rigged ud a bob
sled this morning and came to town,
but say that the snow is deep and some
places almost impossible to get along.
O. B. Hodson, of Bonesteel, S. D.,
came in last evening, and is visiting in
the city with friends and relatives, a
guest at the home of R. Hale and fami
lv. Mr. Hodson being a causin of Mrs.
Mr. Georgia Gore, representing the
Sprague Manufacturing Company of
Grand Rapids, Mich., was a visitor in
the city this morning, looking after
some business matters and departed for
Omaha on the Burlington train.
Troy and ArthurHolmes departed this
morning for Topeka, Kan., where they
will visit for a short time and look af
ter some business matters, before re
turning to Chicago, where they are en
gaged in the autimobile business.
"Aldie," atDovey's, says that since
the snow storm there has been a wild
cat sleeping in the warehouse, and at
an unguarded moment it got away and
is recreting itself somewhere, and will
not be induced to come out again until
the snow is gone.
Mrs. Laura Garges and son, Everett,
departed for their home at McPaul,
Iowa, this morning, after visiting in
the city for some time, with relatives
and friends, the guests at the home of
T. J. Hickson and wife, the latter be
ing a daughter of Mrs. Garges.
Send Thanks for Flowers.
At the time of the death of Mrs O.
G. Home, nee Miss Grace Montgomery,
the class of 1904 sent flowers as a token
of the love the class bore for their
teacher. In recognition, and bearing
the thanks of the bereaved husband for
the feeling the class cherished for their
former teacher, yesterday Roy McKin
ney received a letter from Mr. Home
bearing his thanks for the kindly feel
ing expressed. J
AMAZING BLOODLESS CURDS.
As great as were the recent cures in
Europe they are greater in America to
day. The cure of Rupture and other
diseases without the knife is now an ac
domplished fact as can be proven by
The German Specialists, of Council
With special instructions used by no
other doctor they can diagnose diseases
so accurately that patients are astonish
ed, especially because they do not ask a
single question in finding the cause of
The validity of their claims can be
tested by all who write for appointment
card. Tneir ad stating time to cure
various diseases appears elsewhere in
An Extra Fine 800 Acre Farm
Seven Miles East of Chap
All good farm land, with 150 acres
under cultivation, a large two-story
frame house containing nine rooms,
large barn and cattle sheds, two wind
mills, two wells and two cisterns, all
fenced and cross-fenced. Best improved
farm in Deuel county. Price $16.50 per
Also 24 quarter sections in the same
county for sale at from $10 to $15 per
acre. All good land, for sale or trade
for city property. For particulars call
on or write Frank Stanley,
This Qusstion Should Be Answered
Easily by Plattsmouth People.
Which is wiser to have confidence in
the opinions of your fellow-citizens, of
people you know, or depend on state
ments made by utter strangers resid
ing in far-away places? Read the fol
lowing; Mrs. Claude Butler, of 613 South 10th
street, Plattsmouth, says: "My two
little boys were troubled with a weak
ness of the kidneys and auxiliary organs.
The older child complained much of
backache and headache. We were kept
busy in trying remedies, hoping to find
something that would overcome the
difficulties but with little success until
I got Doan's Kidney Pills at Gering &
Co. 's drug store. The use of this pre
paration soon made a marked improve
ment in both cases. It is needless to
say that our appreciation of Doan's
Kidney Pills which brought about such
positive results, is exceedingly great."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50c.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, New York,
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other.
Married in PlattSmOUth.
Arthur I. Cleghorn of the Nebraska
metropolis, and Miss Nina J.Blue hailing
from Council Bluffs, stepped off the
train at this place this morning, and
notwithstanding the deep snow,
and the absence of the county
judge from the city, secured a
a license from the clerk, Miss Gertrude
! Beeson, who can issue as good a license
as the judge, and were soon made one.
With the necessary papers in their
hands they immediately found the of
fice of Judge Archer, who tied the
knot that made them happy. The groom
was 23 years old and the bride 19. The
young man was formerly a resident of
this county, having lived for a number
of years near Weeping Water, and
went to Omaha a few years ago, where
he has a good position.
The young couple were accompanied
by W. L. Philips, who with John R.
Denson witnessed the ceremony. They
will make their home in Omaha. The
Journal extends best wishes for their
future welfare and prosperisy.
Getting Into Clear With Lines
The Burlington electrican, J. A. Col
lins of Ashland, was in the city this
morning placing a telephone in the
coach shops, which is attached to the
system which has been installed in the
shops. Mr. Collins says that he will go
to work immediately in the installing
of 'phones at Gilmore, Ft. Crook and
Pappio, which will be connected with
Oreapolis, from which place there is a
line connecting Oreapolis and Platts
mouth. The Missouri river bridge and
In this line will also be placed Cedar
Creek. The new arrangements will
solve the problem for the company of
operators at Cedar Creek, Pappio Ft.
Crook and Gilmore Junction. Mr. Col
lins says that it is the intention to make
the lines matallic circuit, and that the
company will have them in operation
before the law becomes effective March
Snow Stops Work in Plaining Mills.
The plaining mills at the Burlington
shops are taking a rest on account of
the lack of lumber to do the work which
is crowding very much. The recent
heavy snow is so great and the facili
ties for getting away with it is so limited
that the lumber, while in the yards,
cannot be gotten to the mills until the
snow is disposed of.
Lands for Sale.
In Lincoln, Logan, Keith, Deuel, Chey
enne and Kimball counties, Neb., east
em Colorado and Wyoming. Special
rates to land buyers.
Special Sales Agent Union Pacific
Lands, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Masons Will Confer Third Degree.
The Masonic order will confer the
Third degree to a number of candidates
tomorrow (Friday) evening, at their
ALLEYS MAR CITY
PLAGUE SPOTS STILL EXI3T
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
Situation Net as Bad as It Used
Ee, but There Is Yet Necessity
for Removal of
The national capital, v.'.lh all its
pride of marble and bronze, its broad
avenues and green circles, is never
theless declared to be "rotten at the
core." The phrase Is Jacob Uiis". He
"turned Washington Inside out" a few
years ago and went back to New
York's east side for a breath of fresh
air, says the New York Sun.
Things have taken a turn for the
better since then, but the whited
sepulcher Is still a likely metaphor to
bo used in connection with the na
tion's City Beautiful. Last spring
President Roosevelt Rot so stirred up
over some reports of the Washington
alleys that he appointed a commission
to devise a way of removing the literal
and moral stench from the people's
These alleys are without a parallel
In any other city. There are 2SG of
them, and they harbor a population of
20,000 persons. When Jacob litis de
clared that Washington had a rotten
spot at the core he added:
"I mean that, for I have In mind the
hidden back alleys, so well hidden that
I passed them day after day, pleased
with the fine front the block was mak
ing and without the least suspicion of
what It harbored within."
Perhaps if he had known the names
of some of those pestilent byways he
might have suspected their nature.
Ambush court Is one. Blood alley is
another, Jonah row is another, and
there are Pig alley, Splash alley, Cat
alley and other names full of signifi
cance. But the name Is not an unfailing
guide. Otherwise Snow alley would not
be the tortuous, filthy lane which It
really is. And as for Queen's court
not two blocks from the British em
bassy it would scarcely have shown
itself to the shocked Investigators, as
it did for years, a labyrinth of dirt,
disease and Immorality.
"The alleys," says Charles F. Weller
of tho Associated Charities of Wash
ington, "are hidden inner worlds,
standing often in close proximity to
the chief centers of the city's wealth
and culture. Chinch row, not seven
blocks from the White House and only
three blocks from Dupont Circle, was
Chinch row was an arm of Queen's
court, and it was only recently that,
after years of war upon It, its hovels
were torn down. Some of the deplora
ble houses remain, however, so near
the fashionable center of the city that
the contrast is startling.
The ordinary newspaper docs not
print the sort of reading which the
descriptions of many of these alleys
make. It is hardly fit for anything but
the reports of charity committees, and
even they furnish an apology with
each report. Very few of the alley
houses have either water or sewerage j
connection, and it is hardlv to be won- i
dered at that the health authorities of ,
the city are always fighting typhoid. j
Prior to 1903 the government bureau ;
of labor collected for several years of- j
ficial statistics of cities. In its bul- i
letin for 1902 Washington was shown !
as having the highest death rate j
among the 39 largest cities in the I
It was particularly strong in typhoid
fever, tuberculosis, grip and malaria.
Some of the causes certainly are not
far to seek, no further in fact than the j
inside of many fair appearing city
He Cleaned the Oysters.
Three well known young men from
Washington went out on a hunting trip
recently, and, as they intended to
make a day of it, a quart of nice,
large oysters was taken along for the
noonday meal. When noon came the
party made their way to camp with no
game, and the one that had been
elected cook set about preparing the
oysters for frying.
He had just started to roll them in
the cracker crumbs when one of the
others butted in with the question:
"Well, aren't you going to clean
those oysters? Or do you expect us to
eat them without being cleaned?"
His companion Immediately got wise
and backed up the first spe?.ker, de
claring that no oyster would pass his
Hps without first being cleaned. The
cook looked up with mild surprise,
and declared that he had never heard
of oysters being cleaned, but if it was
customary he was willing to do so.
And he carefully cleaned the oysters.
The White House Plate.
The fact that the White House is
equipped with a service of solid gold
plate for use on state occasions is not
talked about too loudly, as it seems,
somehow, to jar on democratic sim
plicity. But the fact that the service
is there is recalled by the fact that
it needs refurbishing, and jewelers
from New York, Baltimore and Phila
delphia are bidding for the work. The
plate was bought during the Van
Buren administration. It is made up of
four large candelabra, five fruit dishes,
and eight table mirrors, which are so
fashioned that they can be formed into
one large centerpiece. It is claimed
that this service of plate is one of
the handsomest in the world, and im
presses even those diplomats -who
have een the plate of the wealthiest
European courts. The value of the
White House plate is not generally
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J lay btf permanently overcome py proper
personal efforts v0ilrc assistance
icono truly Ijcncjiciol tiotic
remedy, Syrup oj Tigs and fcA'uu pSf nna ,
wruck crtnbloft one to form rrular
lalit daily $o that assistance to na
ture may be rat)ua)l dispensed Willi
wWn ho (onvr ncetknf as the tc.st of
remedies, when required, arc to assist
nature and not to supplant tKe otur.
a) functions, vhich must dejx-nd ulti
matcty upon proper1 nourislmcnt,
proper cffort,awd rifcfd livi feudally.
To get its beneficial effects, always
buy the genuine
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Fig Syhui Co. only
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!C : 1 ZAT CHARM.
Cne cf the
Very f;;v won;'ii realize what an
effect a bwet-t voice has on a maji.
A woman may be very pretty to look
upon, may be faultlessly and bewifclt
Ingly attired and attractive In every
way, and yet directly she opens hr
mouth and speaks the spell Is brokon,
the charm is gone. And thin neel
Very few voices are so naturally
bad that they will not succumb to
training, and the voice can be tralnd
to be Just as sweet and gentle as one
pleat.es to make It.
A woman should speak In a low
voice. She should not allow her
voice to raise Itself to a high pitch.
A shrill-voiced woman is terrible.
She should not shout her orders to
the servants down the stairs, nor call
to any one who may be In another
part of the house. This shouting and
raising of the voice spoils tho tone
and quality of the voice and tends to
make it harsh. A pretty voice Is a
powerful attraction In a woman and
she who would add to her charms a
wondrous fascination should cultivate
a voice "ever soft, gentle and low."
MOTHER INSTINCT WAG STRONG.
Lady Ready to Aid Any One She
Thought Needed It.
! A woman who looked as if kImj had
a commuter's ticket in her handbag
I kept a 1 jng line of customers waiting
In a New York bank on.j morning re
i cently. She was writing something
I and was in no hurry. She was not.
j one of the fashionable "no hips" crea
; tures, but was of such genf-rous pro
I portions that she could not be clr
j cumnavigated. There was nothing to
j do but wait and wonder what her busi
ncRs was. The cashier himself was in
! doubt, but waited politely to see.
"There, young man," she announced
triumphantly to the cashier after put
ting her pencil in her mouth for the
fiftieth time, "there is a presr i i ptlon
that has been in our family for GO
years. It will knock that cold of yourK.
endwise. Hustle right out and get it.
filled and be sure and soak your feet
in hot mustard water to-night. Don't
let your cold run on."
The smiles that went, round were
kindly ones, it seemed so good to meet,
a universal "mother" ready to coddle
any human being that she thought,
needed her ministrations.
Ignorance of South Arr.erica. j
One of our contemporaries referred
yesterday to "little Paraguay.'' That
republic is four-fifths as large as Ger
many. Many persons have erroneous no
tions as to geographical sizes and
lengths in South America. They havo
not the slightest idea that Brazil l
nearly as large as the whole of Eu
rope, that the distance between the
north and south ends of Chile I a:s
great as that between the North Capo
of Europe and Gibraltar, and that
steamers ply almost straight north and
south on the Parana and its Paraguay
affluent for a distance about equaj to
that between New York and Omaha.
New York Sun.
Model of Economy.
A certain farmer, who is noted for
his closeness in money matters, has
a 12-year-old son, who i3 as industrious
as his father is penurious.
Recently the father and son made a
compact whereby the latter would re
ceive ten cents for every cord of wood
he sawed and piled in the woodshed.
Immediately the boy became very
busy at the woodpile and his earn
ings have been pilin? up at a
rate, his mother keeping her
hard-earned savings for him.
"What are you going to do with all
your money?" the thrifty youth wan
"Coin' to buy a new saw with it,"
was the reply.
When Using Strong Acid.
When using strong acids to take out
stains oxalic acid, for Instance dis
solve the acid and then apply with a
medicine dropper. This will cover
Just the surface desired.
An easy way to keep mahogany
bright, and one that la seldom thought
of. Is washing tho wood at frequent In
tervals with cold tea.
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