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DAILY PERSONAL NEWS $
Short Items of Interest From Fri
dayEvening's Daily Journal
Miss Lulu Ames departed this
this morning for Bartlett, la., where
she was called by the Illness of her
Uyron Clark Is looking after pro
fessional business this morning In
Omaha, going up on the early train.
Miss Hanna Horkstrasser was a
passenger this morning on the early
train for Omaha where she will
spend the day.
Miss Julia Telpel Is spending the
afternoon In Omaha, having been a
passenger on the fast mall for that
city at noon.
George Dovcy Is among those
spending the day at Omaha, being a
passenger on the mall train at noon
for that city.
H. C. Long, the prominent farmer
from near Murray, Is in the city to
day looking after business matters,
driving up this morning.
Walter L. Thomas and son Glen,
were passengers on the early train
this morning for Omaha where they
go to attend the automobile show.
R. B. Trook of Union was in the
city this morning for a few hours,
returning to his homo on the morn
ing M. P. train.
Mrs. D. B. Smith is spending the
day with her daughter in Omaha be
ing a passenger for that city on the
early train this morning.
James Terryberry of Louisville Is
In the city today attending to busl
ness matterB, having come down this
morning on The Schuyler.
It. A. Troop was among those
traveling to Omaha this morning to
attend the automobile show, being
a passenger on the early morning
train for that city.
Mrs. B. W. Livingston was a pas
nenger this morning for Omaha
where she goes to Bpend the day,
having come In from her home
south of the city to take the early
morning train on the Burlington.
Mrs. Henry Born came in this
morning from her home west of the
city to take the early morning train
for Omaha where she will visit her
sister Mrs. Geo. lleil at the hos
pltal during the day.
Mrs. Adam Stoehr was a passen
ger this morning on the early train
for Omaha where she will visit Mrs.
Geo. Hell in the hospital. Mrs.
Stoehr ennto In this morning with
Mrs. Horn and the two were passen
Earl Albln and sister, Edith, de
parted this noon on the mall train
for Wausa, Neb., where they live, re
turning home after a visit with Wil
liam Nlckles and family of several
L. C. Hanson and wife of Green
wood, who were In the city attending
to business matters, returned to their
home this noon on the fast mail.
Jacob Trltsch and wife are among
those visiting this afternoon In Oma
ha with Mrs. John Lohnes at the hos
pital, going up on the fast mall at
Clarence Tefft, the Weeping Water
attorney, was, in the city this morn
ing for several hours looking after
business matters, departing for his
home on the morning M. P. train.
Miss Edith Hughes of Chicago, 111.,
will arrive in the city this evening
on the flyer, and tonight speaks at
the Presbyterian church. She will
be the guest of Rev. J. H. Salsbury
and wife during her stay in the city.
Lewis Curtiss and wife arrived
home yesterday morning from Green-
castle, Mo., where they spent a few
months for the benefit of Mr. Cur
tiss' health, and his many friends are
pleased to notice that he Is much Im
proved. He Is now able to work and
will reopen his barber shop lmmedl
ately. Union Ledger.
George Cook of Alvo, a brother of
Charley, our popular friend of the
precinct, has been paying that gentle
man and his estimable family a visit
for several weeks, returning to his
home this noon on the mall train
Mr. Cook Is ohe of the most promi
nent and popular farmers of his vi
clnity and, like Charley, he is one of
the best liked and most sterling citi
zens of the county. He is a good
friend of The Journal and an evei
welcome caller, lie stayed long
enough this time to have a (I in; visit
Andy Thompson of Cedar Creek
the proprietor of the saloon in that
place, came down this morning to
look after some business matters I
the city. Mr. Thompson has an ap
plication pending before the county
commissioners for a license at that
point during tho coming year, the
same being set for hearing at the
next meeting of the board. There I
also an application on file by Henry
Iieuchtwels for the same location an
considerable rivalry is being Indulge
In between these two gentlemen for
lriKisiliiii on Foot to Make Milford
Soldiers' Home a Hospital.
There is a well grounded plan on
foot to consolidate the soldiers' home
at Milford with that at Grand Island
and convert the Milford institution
into a hospital for the treatment of
dipsonianlals. A caucus of the dem
ocratic members of the senate was
held last night and this was one of
the principal topics discussed. No
conclusion was arrived at however.
A bill has already been introduced
n the legislature providing for the
establishment of a separate institu
tion for the treatment of those who
are addicted to the liquor and drug
habits. By the terms of the bill the
new hospital Is to be located by the
board of public lands and buildings
and is to be given a name which shall
q no manner Indicate the purpose of
The Milford Home was ordered
built by the legislature of 1899 and
at every session since there has
been more or less talk of consolidat-
ng it with the Grand Island estab
lishment. While the location Is con-
Idered excellent, there has been
many legislators who argued that
wo establishments of this kind are
unnecessary and that one could be
conducted with much less expense
and with great satisfaction and
Ever since the enactment of the
law for the state treatment of dip
somaniacs the state hospital for the
nsane has been over crowded with
this class of patients and it has been
for a great deal of the time impossl
ble to comply with that section of the
law which provides that persons un
der this statute shall not be kept in
the same ward with those who are
committed as insane. There is not
sufficient room for them. Lincoln
(From the Renter.)
The wolf hunt scheduled for Mon
day was called off on account of the
rain. There was a large number in
town and if it had not been for the
rain the wolves would have undoubt
Mrs. Keltner came home from Sa
lem Sunday evening, where she is
working in the Interests of the R. N.
A. She returned Monday morning
and expects to be there until the 6th
of March. She has been very suc
cessful In her work.
John Porter was a passenger from
this place for Lincoln on Tuesday.
He had some apprehension about get
ting back, but was assured that he
would succsesfully make the trip If
he was in no hurry. He wasn't, so
took the chances.
Dr. Alexander Walker was around
Introducing his fancy hunting dog
Jack" to his friends on Tuesday
morning. He is a handsome fellow
and has a most beautiful head. Char-
Icy Brant will take him to Custer
county where he will be used In field
C. D. St. John was the recipient
of a fine gold watch on Friday. It
is a fine time piece and on the back
was neatly engraved his name and
the words: "Compliments of the
Port Huron Machine Co." It was a
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DAILY PERSONAL NEWS
Short Items of Interest From Sat-
urday Evening's Daily Journal
In County Court.
From Friday's Dally.
In county court today several mat
ters were up for hearing. In the
matter of the Estate of John M. Car
ter, a petition for final settlement of
the estate was heard and allowed
The accounts of the administrator
were examined and approved and he
was discharged, his bondsmen being
released from any further obllga
tlon or liability on the bond.
A final settlement was also had in
the two estates of Isaac and Martha
Julyan and the accounts of the ad
mlnlstrator, Ed Martin, examined
and approved and he discharged
His bondsmen were released from
further liability on his bond.
Several other matters were decided
which are noticed in another place
Lee Thacker from near Union, was
a visitor in the city today.
Claud Shumaker spent last night
at Omaha coming down this morn
ing on No. 6.
Miss Lillian Bookmeyer came down
this morning from Omaha to spend
Sunday with her folks.
Mrs. Ptacek is spending the day in
Omaha with friends having gone up
to that city on the early train this
Mrs. Anna Javorosky departed this
morning for her home at Lincoln af
ter a visit with friends in this city
for several days.
" A. A. Stillger departed this morn
ing for Glenwood where he will make
a short visit with friends.
Mrs. Robt Carnes departed this
morning for Cornell City, Mo., where
surprise to him and needless to say she will make a visit with relatives.
was one that was appreciated. You Conrad Bumgartner of Murdock
may ask him the time now and get It. i8 among those in the city today
Henry Knabe took chances on get
ting back the same day and went to
Nebraska City Saturday. He suc
ceeded in getting home last night.
C. D. St. John and Dclbcrt and
Chalmer Swltzer were among the
Nehawkans to visit the Ancient town-
Mrs. Bertha Klaurens of Murray
visited her parents Mr. and Mrs.
Jacob Gruber on Thursday. Nicholas
also came down to attend the horse
Earl Clark, son of Byron Clark of
Plattsmouth, was in town on Mon
day and visited at these quarters.
having business matters to look af
Mrs. H. H. Tartsch Is spending the
day in Omaha being a passenger this
morning on the early train for that
Walter L. Propst is among those
seeing the sights In the metropolis
today going up on the early train
John A. Hennings, the veteran
Cedar Creek farmer, is spending the
day In the city looking after busl
Jacob Meislnger, the prominent
Eight Mile Grove precinct farmer
He 13 agent for the National Fidel- came in this morning to look after
ity and Casualty Co., of Omaha, an business matters.
Insurance company that Insures
against accident and illness. He has
written a number of policies around
here and will be here for some time
In the near future in the Interests of
Joe West came In from Geneva on
Monday for a visit with his little
brother, David C, and a whole pack
of his friends. He is on his good be
havior and we have no doubt that
we will be able to keep him In due
bounds with all man kind while he is
among us. He reports everything
0. K. out west.
Girl wanted at the Hotel Riley at
l-A V'' TO'MV
Jake Hardnock of Wood River is
visiting with relatives and friends in
S. E. Allen, Ed Carr, William
Finke, Henry Trunkenbolz and Au
gust Spahnle transacted business In
Charles Price, who has been con
fined to his home the past two weeks
on account of rheumatism, is report
ed as being a great deal better.
Sheriff Quinton was In town Tues
day serving subpoenas for the Ossen-
kop trial, which is to resume Mon
day. March 1.
Mrs. Poll of Havelock, who has
been visiting with her parents the
past few days, returned to her home
George H. Woods of Louisville 13
In the city today talkln? Canada
land with the people and looking af
ter other business matters.
Mrs. Fannie Dickson and little son
who have been visiting with Mrs. C.
A. Richey and family at Louisville,
returned home this morning.
Louis H. Kohrell came In this
morning from his farm near Rock
Bluffs to spend the day and transact
business with our merchants.
Miss Amelia Martens is among
those spending the day in Omaha
with relatives being a passenger on
the early train for that city.
Mrs. H. J. Streight departed this
morning for Omaha where she will
make a day's visit with her daugh
ter Mrs. Jackson.
Will Krlsky and wife are spend
ing tho day with friends in Omaha
being passengers on the early train
this morning for that city.
Mrs. and Mrs. C. C. Wescott who
have been spending several days in
Chicago, 111., returned home this
morning arriving on No. 19.
Will Seybert is among the farm
ers in the city today attending ta
business matters, coming in from his
farm near Cullum this morning.
Miss Mabel Birch came down this
morning from Omaha where she is
employed in the millinery depart
ment of a large wholesale house to
C. H. Vallery, the popular farmer
of the precinct, is spending the day In
the city, coming in this morning.
C. Bengen came in this morning
from his home at Mynard to trans
act business with the merchants in
Miss Etha Crabill is among those
making a trip to Omaha this after
noon where she Will spend the after
noon with friends.
Nick Halmes, the veteran farmer
west of the city, Is greeting his
friends in the city today on his reg
ular Saturday visit.
Glen T. Vallery was a passenger
on the mail train this noon for Oma
ha going up to look after some busi
Will Oliver departed this noon on
the mail train for Greenwood where
he will visit with relatives for sev
John P. Kiel, one of the sturdy
farmers from the Cullum neighbor
hood Is in the city today looking af
ter business matters.
Joe Gobbleman and Miss Leona
Edgerton Were passengers this noon
on the mail train for Omaha where
they go to spend the afternoon.
George Hild came in this morning
from his farm and was a passenger on
the mail train at noon for Omaha
where he had business to look after.
John Iverson, wife and babies
were passengers this noon o nthe
mail train for Benson, where they
will make a visit with relatives for
County Clerk Rosencrans had bus
iness matters to attend to In Omaha
this afternoon going up to the ciy on,
the fast mall at noon.
Mrs. W. J. Herring and children
were passengers o'n the mail train
this noon for Lincoln where they will'
visit with relatives for several days.
Aug. Bach was among those travel
ing to Omaha this noon going up to
look after business matters and to
make a visit with relatives and
Richard Ottersteln departed thi
Jay Peterson of Pawnee City, Neb.,
came in Friday noon to visit a few gpond gunday wlth frten(,8
days wun nis parents, jay expects
to farm near Brock this year.
Mrs. Ash worth returned last Thurs
day night from Garfield, Neb., where
Before Eight O'clock Of! Saturday morning she has been visiting relatives and
wo. will romnov thi hnnrd rovcrim now over the I 'r?l"8- Mra- Ashworth expects to
t . t , . i i- 1 A move here soon, as the climate is
num. m oui mw.c, wujriu vvu.nc uu ...u , aKnH,ablw to ,ur htalth
oi me most up-io-uaie loining cnori's in uin (5uy DU.kn8on ad sister Myrtle
State. We want our OPENING DAY to be- came up from Elmwood Thursday
come an everlasting memory in the minds of the evening to attend tho home talent
There will be Music, Cut Flowers,
and Cigars, plenty of them, and
Free to all.
We warn you to come in, even though you
do not make a purchase. We want to get
acquainted with you. Everything will "smack"
of newness in our new store.
play. We rtc glad to have people
from other towns come; for, while
our home troupe are not experts, yet
they certainly do well enough to re
pay those who come.
John C. Wharton the Omaha law
yer, Is In the city today looking af
ter tho final details of the Kram
plen sale which was on for confirma
tion before Judge Travis this morn
Ing in district court.
James Kennedy who has been ly
Ing quite ill with pneumonia at his
home south of the city, is reported to
have passed the crisis of his disease
and is getting along nicely with every
prospect for recovery.
Mrs. W. II. Weherbeln and Miss
Wehrbeln are spending the uay In
Omaha being passengers t! mom
Russ Mick I r .ught his wife hone; Ing on the early train for that city.
from Elmwood Saturday noon, she
having been operated on at the hos
pital there for appendicitis. Al
though not entirely well. Mrs. Mick
JuRus Reinke of South Bend came
down this morning to look after the
fliinl details of the transfer of the
Kramplen lnnd to him, he having
Is rapidly Improving from the effects i,onpi,t the land several days ago as
of the operation and will soon be tu,l(i n the Journal.
THE HOME OF
be out among her many
lllll bitiiil.irr Mm
Detnorrnts to Celebrate.
The Otoe Democratic club of Syn-
(use vvl'l Iihvo a annul gnoii nine huh
llnrrv Smith nnd family moved
this week to their new home on
farm just west of Plattsmouth. They
leave behind tliem many friends who
wish them nrofperlty In their new
home. The Tribune will follow mu
banquet on Tuesday evening. March keep them posted on Mills county nf
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The New Store
IS. Plates will be laid for, 200, the
members of the club to be first sup
plied with tbkets. and then come the
I outsiders. Tiikets $1. The doors
I ef the opera luU:'e will be opened at
p. in. and dosed promptly nt S
p. in . Serving nniiquci win liccia !i
S:(i,"i. The addresses will be de
livered by lion. W. .1. liryan.vtudge
II. 1. Travis nnd others. Nebraska
Iir. i. W. Todd, Dentist,
Is permanently located In tho new
Brandels building, room 103. Omaha.
;ias been spending
e vicinity visiting
fairs. Mills County Tribune
Mrs. l Irwin nnd luir mice .V
Varv Austin have been visiting in tli
city for several days the t;uesls o
Mr. S. S. Cording and family. Mrs
Irwin Is from Spencer. Neb., and lias
been vi.dtlng in Kldoraio Springs,
Mo., stopping off lu re on In r way
home. She departed tins morning
for her home being nccciinpanicd as
fur ns Omaha by Miss Austin, Mrs.
Coodlng nnd daughter Stella. Miss
Austin will remain in tho city for
a short time loiig'-r ns the guest
of the Cioodlngs.
noon on the mall train for SchibnerX
Neb., where h has secured employ-
ment and where he will make his
home in the future.
D. Hawksworth and wife, Mrs. E.
W. Cook, Miss Nettle Hawksworth,
Joe and Marie Hawksworth were a
party of passengers on the mail train
this noon for Omaha where they will
spend the afternoon.
L. M. Orr who h
several days in the
with Robt. Troon and familv and
ouncilman Vondran and family.
departed this noon on the fast mail
hU noon for his home at Gregory,
Miss Dora Kaufman, daughter of
Henry Kaufman, the market garden
er, while standing in front of the
store of II. M. Soennlchsen this
afternoon, fell in a fainting fit.
After a period of fifteen minutes she
was resuscitated and is apparently
Fritz Ortman who . lived In this
city for a number of years and who
later removed to Fort Crook, was in
the city today looking after his prop
erty interests, departing on the mnll
train at noon for Omaha. It is Mr.
Ortman's Intention to make his fu
ture home In the metropolis and he is
advertising his property in this city
Phillip II. Meislnger, came in this
morning from his handsome farm in
Klght Mile Grove precinct to look
after some business matters. Mr.
Meislnger has been one of the old
stand-bys in this city on Saturday
for so long that his failure to ap
pear and greet his many friends
would cause comment. He Is one
who Is popular and who numbers his
friends by legion.
The transcript of the proceedings
had before Judge Archer In the mut
ter of the complaint of tho State vs.
John Clarence has been filed vtu
Clerk of the Court Robertson, as
has also the Information drawn in
due form charging Clarence with
murder In the first degree by the
killing of John P. Thmker. The In
formation is drawn In accordance
with the complaint in the lower
Th'To Is a new Tower in (!.e fty.
she having arrived here dining the
night. The Tower 111 question N
small x whom the stoik left with
Mr. and Mrs. (). II. Tow it. i- l.o is
considered the bent Tower ever mid
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tin- I'liMiu mitl' l tiecu IMM llr!lec leT
(,'qual exists. Ho Is Maudlin; tip un
der his new honors with becoming
dignity and behaves himself almost
ns well a the mother. Itotlt mother
nnd chilil are reported as doing very
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