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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (March 26, 1909)
03E'PREAC;i:l SLAYS AS'lf'.!:
Complslnts flii'.rir. Vi'.::cr.t tzt- J. s. Wend. -11 enl wife were pas
vice Cu-se c. rin.i.ij. I scngera yesterday for Lincoln, where
Lebanon, .!o., March ihc Rev.
Villl3 WW Cortcnis Cspta
in CisvsSaal Palics Station.
PROVE TO EE SHARON COUPLE.
. jj.i...a ti.i killed tlii
aui3..,..a O L..;l, i,-. a ol LcL-
nui, lol.y... j a i...ai .tu" at iluii, a
vl..uu tea;- .. .: .-. liio Kev. Mr. Jo..a
aou is j,;iiio:- u. t.. i it twill Uapti.il
church, i.ui tiij hj ki.W wus
paitur ol tt.e cuuiJ .: .:..id Presbyteriua
church. Joi.ii.Oii but.. adored.
The Rev. r. Johuon is a capitalist
as well as u i.a.tor. Ho is president
of the Laclece County Telephone com-
will make a wsit for several
Cays Man la the One Who Took Him
from School and Ceclaree Woman la
the One Who Cared for Him and
Acted the Part of Nurse.
Cleveland, March 25. Willie Whit
la identified the man and woman held
on suspicion by the Cleveland police
r.i the persons who kidnaped him from
the school at Sharon, Pa., last week
and held him for the $10,000 ransom,
which was paid by his father, Attorney
James P. Whltla, Monday. Willie said
the man, who gave the name of James
II. Boyle, was the one who took him
from school and carried him through
a tortuous route to Cleveland, then to
Ashtabula, back to this city and placed
him la the house in the east end,
where he was held until the money
Willie also declared the woman
was the one who cared for him at the
house where he was detained and who
acted the part of a nurse. Boyle said
the woman is his wife. Boyle Is said
to reside in Sharon and is a plumber
by trade.' He Is said to have a wid
owed mother, four brothers and a sis
ter. The woman, who Is accredited with
being the wife of Boyle, declared soon
after her arrest that her identification
would cause a aonsatlon in Sharon.
When the identification was com
pleted Mr. Whltla would say nothing
regarding the woman. lie said be
knew Boyle slightly.
Taken Before Grand Jury.
Immediately after Willie Whltla
had seen the man and woman at the
Central police station they were taken
to the country court house and there
appeared before the grand Jury. They
were examined for the purpose of aid
lag the Jury In Its attempt te find an
Indictment against the two prisoners.
The charge under the laws of Ohio
against the man and woman, if an in
dictment was found, will be blackmail.
This is based upon the payment of
the $10,000 ransom paid by Mr. Whltla.
Ag Boyle and his wife are held by
the police on suspicion only, an indict
nent will afford a means of placing
them under arrest formally and then
they can be held indefinitely.
Immediately after leaving the grand
Jury room Mr. and Mrs. Whltla, Wllllo
and the janitor of the Sharon school
which Willie attended, loft for Sharon
As the prisoners have not waived
extradition they will be held here for
two or three days until the necessary
papers fur their removal to Sharon
can be arranged.
A woman known as Mary DIener
who, the police say, may have been
an associate of the kidnapers or was
implicated in the plot, committed aui
clde by drinking morphine. The worn
an drank the poison while ataudiu
In front of a drug store in the east
end, not far from the house in which
Willie Whltla was detained here. She
died In an ambulance while bclnj
taken to a hospital.
. Lar of Kidnapers le Located.
The police located the house in
which the Whltla boy was held while
la Cleveland. It la the "Granger," a
downtown apartment house of the bet
ter order. It Is a three-story building,
containing several suites, most of
which are occupied. It is located on
Prospect avenue, near East Twenty
second street. The man and' woman
rented a aulte on the second floor
front. Willie said he spent consider
able time at the front window and no
ticed the names on the street cars
which pained. He also said he read
a alga across the street, which be re
membered. It was through the aid of
the signs and the street car slgus that
the lair of the kidnapers was located.
The building li lu a populous district.
The kidnapers ate at a restaurant
BLACK HAND KILLING IMDROOKLYN
Italian Killed by Saloon Keeper With
Whom he Had Quarreled.
New York, March 25. Another kill
ing which the police declare should be
added to the list of crimes of the
Black Hand society eras committed on
the atreeta of Brooklyn when Joseph
Cenaro, a rlgarmaker, and supposed
to be the father of a vaudeville per
former of that nunio, was shot dowa
and klUd lu a fusillade of bullets that
followed a meeting of Uennro and a
crowd of seven Italians.
The police ma le several a-resta and
Mra. tienaro, who stood by and lui
plored her husband's enemies not to
shoot him, dmiured that Antonio Cliv
rotta, a saloon keeper, one of the prls
nera, had killed he rhusband.
Detectives have had Ctnrotta under
surveillance lor some time, Mlcvlng
that he might know souu-thliu of the
tnovemeuts cf te ISlurk Haud Jclcty,
Kills Wlfa'a Atiailant.
Hennas City. March 25. I. i 11
Brady, a mining engineer, s!i ami
killed Jchc; li C. Flanagan, a t ilux
promoter. The shooting took pi. . a
the Uiarly home, in Kast Flit titli
atreet. Urudy was taken Into cusf dy.
He told Him police that Flanagan at
Marked Mrs. Brady Id the ball of their
M 111 Il l,
pany, the lines oi wmcu cover uns
county. Recently some of the sub- tne early triln
Bcribers, including tne Kev. Mr. u ueu,
made complaint regarding the telo-
pbon service. This led to a quarrel
between the two preachers. To ad
ust these differences, a conference
was held. A quarrel ueveiopuu ui
that time and later meeting O'De.11
outside, Johnson spoke again of the samples.
trouble. Witnesses say that the Rev.
Mr. rrrvil had an ouen knife in his Matthew Uering was a passenger
hand when the other preacher ad- on tne-noon train to council uiuns
dressed him, but he closed the knife having legal business to look t-fter
and began pulling off his coat and
that the Rev. Mr. Johnson (then drew
a revolver and flr.ed' at the other min
ister, who fell mortally wounded.
IS RETIRED TODAY
Miss Cora Walker Li spending the
dt.y In Omaha, being a passenger on
the early truiu fcr that city thin
G. Knapp Is attending to business
matters lu Oiiiaha today going up cn
the morning train.
James Rishel Is spending the day
In Omaha going up this morning on
W. A. gharpe is looking after bus
iness matters In Omaha this morn
ing going up on the early train.
H. E. Wilson & Son, painting and
paper hanging. See our wall paper
Phone White 289 Platts.
Arthur Holmes cf Murray drove
tc the city this morning and was. a
passenger at noon for Omaha where
he had business matters to attend to. j
Mrs. William 11. Renntr departed !
this noon on the fast mail fcr Cuca- j
monga, Cal., where she will make r.:i j
extended visit with her sister Mis. j
Jas Patterson. Mrs. Reuner takes i
a route which takes her over a large
section of the western country and ;
tVrkiicrVi u eil.K mitnVi f- r a Citauarv I
She goes from here to Denver, Col.,
over the Burlington, from Denver to
Ogden, Utah, over the Union PaUfic,
from Ogden to Sparks, Nev., over the
Oregon Short Lane and from Sparks
to her destination over the Central
Pacific. Her trip will take several
G RANIS KIILUKEY
Enquire about the price of granu
lated sugar then take advantage of
our Friday special offer. E. G.
Dovey & Son.
Carl Kunsman is looking after bus
iness in Omaha this afternoon being
a passenger for that city on the
mall train at noon.
Charles A. Miller came In this
n n 4x m Yt I n 9 n m hah li 11 nm n n
fie (I la i I liuuil ll vii 1110 iai ui Ufoi luuuuau,
British Navv Loses is Most k., ror a visit with p. d. Bates and
I m it. 1 1
iamny ior several uuys.
D. O. Dwyer is attending to pro
fessional business today in Omaha
being a passenger for that city on
the early train this morning.
Art Hughey, the popular traveling
man, came In this morning from the
north, to spend the day with the lo
London, March 24. Great Britain
loses today the services of Its most
picturesque admiral, and British pri
vate life gains a figure that has been
much in the public eye in recent years.
The sailor who retires today Is Admi
ral Lord Charles Bcresford, who baa
been in the naval service balf a cen
F. G. KricKe was at Cedar Creek
tury. According to the usual course of yesterday doing some hunting and
procedure in the British navy, Admi
ral Beresford would not have been re
tired until 1911. Ills retirement bow1
.:- . .'v '
Is reported to have landed several
fine ducks and geese.
Rev. F. W. Brink and wife are
spending the afternoon in Omaha
going up this noon on the fast mail
Sheriff Qulnton was called to
Weeping Water this morning on Im
portant business being a passenger
on the M. P. for that point.
Brace Grown Lowers Time for
Ten Miles at Daytona.
Daytona, Fla., March 25. A fast
course, large attendance, a stiff south
ern breeze blowing up the course, and
the shattering of world's records in au
tomobile, motor cycle and bicycle
events characterized the second day's
Daytona Beach tournament. In a five
mile motor cycle record trial Walter
Goerke made the distance in 3:301-5,
establishing a new world's record.
The first heat In the Invitation race
for five miles, in which Robertson, De
Palma and Fitrtatrlck were entered,
was won by the huge Benz, driven by
Robertson in 2:45 1-5. breaking the
world's record for gasoline cars, held
by Lancia in a100-horse power Fiat
of 2:54 31-5. Bruce Brown, the ama
teur, at the wheel of the Benz car, and
Ralph De Palma driving the Flat, had
a thrilling race at ten miles, Benz
winning In the wonderful time of
5:14 2-5. The previous world's straight
away ten-mile record was 6:15, made
by Arthur McDonlad.
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8loason Outplays Cutler.
New York, March 25. George Sloi-
son of this city outplayed A. O. Cutler
of Boston in last night's game of the
international 18.2 billiard champion
Mrs. Frank Buttery and daughter ship at Madison Square Garden
Pauline, were passengers on the
morning train this morning for Oma
ha where they will spend the day vis
iting with friends.
Harry Vanfleet who has been
spending a few days In the city with
hla folks, returned to his work at
Omaha this morning on the early
Mark White came
afternoon from Rock
a lond of seed whoat.
this wheat is of an
Bluffs to get
He states that
grade and he was well plpased with
ADMIRAL LORD CHAllLltA IIBIIKSFORD.
Is said to be due to hU lack of sym
pathy with the admiralty and the de
sire of the naval authorities to group
the channel squadron, which he has
commanded, with the main fleet, under morning on the early train, Miss Hall-
the command of Vice Admiral May.
Lord Bcresford'a friends believe that
he baa been forced out of the navy by
the faction that follows Sir John Fish
er, first lord of the admiralty, with
whom he has recently waged a con
Wooster Divorce Case Dlsmiaaed.
Central City, Neb., March 25. The
celebrated Wooster divorce case hai
been finally dismissed without preju
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Features of the Oay'a Trading and
Chicago, March 24. Wheat prices
advanced from l2c here today owing
to active covering by shorts, based ou
bullish foreign advices. The market
closed strong at a net gain of &
IVic. Corn closed firm, oats steady
Remember that the millinery event
of the season will be held in Platts-
mouth on Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday of this week, and all mothers
and daughters are earnestly requested
to be present on Saturday at which
time one of world's greatest child
musicians will be present, Little An
nette Leof, only five years of age, and
not only plays several hundredv se
lections from her own repertolr, Dut
will readily play any selection that
you may sing or play for her.
This little lady and her parents are
Russian exiles, and her opportuni
ties for gaining such a thorough
musical training has indeed been
very limited, but she is certainly a
wonder for one so young and mere
ly demonstrates what many children
might do in the musical line if their
parents would put forthe the proper
Remember lhat during this open
ing you will find the grandest dis
play of millinery ever seen in Platts
mouth, also a full and complete line
of the popular Wooltex suits and
Miss Leof has endeavored to make
'a concert date In Plattsmouth under
the auspices of some society, but
up to the present date has failed, her
parents being poor people Mr. Fanger
has taken this Interest In her with
the hope that she may be given the
proper advertisement. Make it a
point to hear her.
M. FANGER'S DEPARTMENT STORE.
Prof. H. S. Austin was a passenger
on the fast mail this noon for Omaha
where be goes to transact some bus
iness for the firm of E. G. Dovey
Rev. C. C. Rolllt who spoke at the
Episcopal church last evening and
who was the guest of Canon Burgess
during his Btay in the city, departed
this noon on the mall train for Omaha.
Miss McLaughlin of Sutton, Neb., and provisions weak. Closing prices:
Wheat May, $1.17; July, $1.04-
Corn Maj. -,u!tc; July, 66c.
Oats Mi , . .;i54?ic; July, 48c.
I'ork J. ;-.7.i7Vul July, $17.67..
Lard I. . . ,x0.15; July, $10.27Va.
Ribs M.. , f!.35; July, $9.50.
Chicago ci.3h Prices No. 2 hare
II. E. Wilson and wife and son Rex wheat, $1.16'H,u 1.20K; No. 3 corn, SoV
came in last night from a six weeks 65c; No. white oata, 48Q63c.
stay at Benklemen where Mr. Wilson
who has been visiting in the city
for several weeks past with Miss Hall
nshan departed for her home this
ashan accompanied her for a short
Arson aa Means for Promotion.
New York, March 24. In his queat
for occasions for distinguishing him
self and thereby obtaining promotion
which In time would lead to his being
made a director of the Standard' Oil
company, William Reddy, an eighteen-year-old
youth employed in the filling
department of the company, confessed
on several occasions he bad set fire
to the Kent avenue plant of the Stand
ard In Brooklyn. Hla object, he de
clared, was to Impress his friends by
hla alertneaa in discovering the blaze
and later by hla courage and deter
mination in fighting it. lie was locked
up on a charge of araon.
Mornlngatar Defeats Sutton.
New York, March 24. Ora Morn
lngatar defeated George Sutton in
their match in the 18.2 billiard cham-
plonablp tournament la progress at
Madison Square Oarden. The match
was , very close, Mornlngstar winning
by the score of (00 to 490. The game
waa bitterly fought, Aral one man and
then the other aasumlng the lead, and
the spectators thoroughly enjoyed the
and son had a contract for papering
and decorating a fine new mansion
aha Live Stock.
. March 24. Cattle-
strong to 10c lower;
Spring n Hoods!
We havo received a fine line of Economy Linen
SuitingB in White andColored-one of the
new and up-to-date things for this Spring.
Fast colors, 46 inches wide, per yard
In Stripes, 32 inches wide, per yard....j. 35c
Tissues at 20 and 25c
- , ... , tteceipis, ; airuug iu ivc iuwur,
there. Mrs. Wilson also made a brief u t $4.506 6.66; cows aud
trip to HUlrose, Col., dhere she hits
a brother living.
At the woman'a meeting in the
Methodist church Sunday Miss Ida
V. Jontz, secretary of the Associate
Charities of Omaha will address the
women. Miss Jontz is said to be a
heifers, $J.:i.&5.60; western ateera.
3.50(& 6.7s; Texas ateera, $3.00 5. uj;
canners. Vl.l.a't'lb; stockera au:
feeders, $3.005.40; calves, $3.B0j
7.60; bulls, slags, etc., $3.00&4.&u.
Hoga Receipts, 32,400; 6c lower;
heavy, $6.5t, Iff 6.75; mixed, $5.45C-t5;
llrht. 16.256 6.35: pigs. $4.7666.76:
woman of exceptional powers as a 0f i0ie( $6.456.65. 8heep Re-
A Fine line of Messeline and Foulard Silks, C"! ff
We have juBt opened up our Spring purchases of Em
broideries and Insertions. Some beautiful things in matched
speaker and a large attendance Is as
aured her, some of our people having
heard her before.
B. C. Eppler who has been visit
Ing in the city for several days with
his old friend Jesse McVey, departed
this morning for Tama, la., where he
tcipts, 10,800; alow to 10c lower; year
lings. , $6.25 6 7.00; wethers, 16.60
1.00: ewes. $4.506.75; lambs, $.7i
Chleaoo Live Steak.
Chicago, March 24. OatUe Ke-
teipta. 18,000; weak to lflio kwec;
will make a further visit with friends teer, $6.000 7.00; eowa. $4440e.76;
hefor nln tn Ohio fcla nrUlnnl $3.2506.00; bulla. $8.7896.28;
hSa Guaranteed Hosiery
Ask for the Lastforever all sizes.
Men's Lastforever Hosiery, 6 pairs, guaranteed C
aix months V 1
destination. During the time he
was here, he and Mr. McVey had a
most enjoyable visit and talked over
old Urns to their heart's content.
John Krager, the prominent farmer
and stock raiser of the vicinity of
Mynard last Tuesday evening shipped
two cars of fine cattle to the South
Omaha market, disposing of them
yesterday morning. His cattle were
good weight and brought good prices,
reaching the top notch. He return-
Fatal Tornado In Texaa.
Laredo, Tex., March 24. One per
son waa killed, four others Injured
and property damage estimated at $75-, ed to'thls city last evening thorough-
00(1 resulted from a tornado which
swept through thla city and vicinity,
destroying all wire communication to
the north of taredo.
Lumber 8chooner Wrecked.
Marshfleld, Ore., March 24. The
achooner Marconi, owned by the Simp
son Lumber company and laden with
1,000,0(10 feet of lumber, was wrecked
on the south aplt near Goos bay bar.
Captain Wilson and the crew of ten
men were saved.
Amattur Colfera' Event
Plni'liurHt, N. C March 24. Begin
ning today and lasting until April 3.
games In the ninth annual north and
south ainuteur golf champtn-nshlpa will
be played on the local links.
ly well satisfied with the result of
his trip, finding It more convenient to
come home this way than to wait and
go by way of Mynard.
Will Onsenkop and wife departed
this noon on the fast mall for Omaha
where they go on account of an op
erntlon having to be performed on
Mra. Osscnkop nt St. Joseph's hos
pltnl. Mrs. Osnenkop hns been 111
for Home time past and It wns thought
bet to have the operation performed
at the present time. He many
friends In this city and vicinity, trust
that she will pans through the opera
tlon safely and that she will bo
enabled to soon return home, rom
lalves, $3.508.35; stockera aid feed-
trs, $3.30 6.40. Hogs Receipts, 36,-
100; 6010c lower; choice heavy ship
ping, I6.86&C.90; butchers. IJI g
i.80; light. $C.656.80; packing, $l 70
(jG.S); pigs. ii.5C6.35; bulk of ual .
16.70 6.80. Sheep Recelpta, 2.)0v;
1 5 (i 20c lowe-; sheep, $3.00... 0;
lambs. $7.00(j8.00; yearlings, j.M
THREE CONVICTED CF MURDER
Two Sentenced to Die and Third Given
Richmond. Va., Match 25. At Pow-
hattan Courthouse the Jary in the
Bklpwlth murder and arson case, after
forty minutes' deliberation, returned
a verdict finding Joe and Isham Tay
lor guilty of murder In the first de
gree and John Brown guilty of murder
in the second degree and fixing the
lattcr's punishment at fifteen yeara In
the penitentiary. The flrat degree mur
der verdict carries with It death In the
The men are three of a number of
negroes, charged with murdorlng Mra.
Mary E. Sklpwlth and Walter U. John-
acn, the manager of her estate, aud
afterwarda setting fire to the historic
Odds and Ends in Corsets!
Gap-Downs JUSTR1TE to Close Out:
$1.50 Corset for - 75c
1.00 " " 60c
Madras Waistings at 15, 25 and 38c per yard.
A beautiful line of New Percales in Light and Dark Patterns.
Newest and up-to-date Collars, Tie and Jabots.
X S. I. WE
v & son
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