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..... HOLD. RECEPTION
Largo Crowd Present to Partici
pate in tho Enjoyment
The active turners last evening
gave an "at home" to a number of
their friends at Turner hall. There
was a very large' attendance and
everyone had an enjoyable time.
The principal attraction was music,
there being a large number of selec
tions, both vocal and Instrumental.
Mi:s Marie Fitzgerald, Miss Etha
Crabill, Miss Genjeve Howard and
Prof W. G. Brooks were among those
favoring the" audience with numbers.
Miss Howard gave a most delightful
solo, , "Just a Wearing For , You.'
Prof., Brook? also favored, the larr '
audience with a fine vocal number. I .
addition there were a number -of
short addresses by well known cltU
zens. Mayor John P. Sattler deliver
ed a short talk upon the benefits of
the Turners society which was well
received. President Wm. Weber of
the society also spoke at length Ion
the good to be derived from member
ship tti the "'order and', p.' O. Dwyer
also "added ;hls word! cf.' praise for
the organization. Mr. Dwyer es
pecially dellver'eff a fine" talk and
showed where the Turners developed
the best there way in a man. The en
tire. 'evening was snent most", delight
fully and 'when the speeches were'
over the floor was cleared and danc
ing continued to a late hour. The
active turners consisting of Messrs.
Ernest Wurl, Fred Mann, Fred Daw
son. Fred Jess and Emll Droege gave
a short exhibition drill which was a
An enjoyable luncheon was also
servei during the" .evening. The turn
ers have beeti maklngvulendld pro-
r:t.L. n . ri....i:. r.
mi men vi4s 111 tiutuuuii bu-,w,
1 'lertains Lirge Crowd at High
, The entertainment given -.at the
high school on Monday evening by
Miss Fitch's class In elocution was
well attended and a flattering suc
cess socially and financially. The
class was assisted by the Seniors of
09 and Juniors and the entertainment
Practical Work Counts.
; " - "Tou" public men whoworry over.
your lack of power should study the
methods of those who exert great
power. 'ou wear yourselves, and
your hearers out dedaiulng about
men or power devote their time tell
ing them how to do. Most of us
jknow our spiritual ,. moral and ma
terial needs. Most of us want to live
well and accumulate some property.
Most of us want good government,
good roads and good crops. We need
one to' tell us what we ought to do
along these lines, because we already
,know what we ought to accomplish
' those desires.
On May 22 the Government will open it's second tract of 12,000 acres of per
fectly irrigated land in the Big Horn Basin, near Gailund and Powell, Wyom
ing, lhis irrigation project 01 the Government is first-class and reliable. This
land is adjacent to and along side of the Burlington road. Powell and Garland
re prosperous towns. The community is absolutely first-class, and there is not
a better place to live in the whole west for climate, sunshine, productiveness of
And thus it happens soil and many other good reasons, than the Big Horn Basin. This land is $45.00
rriLD dnrlni the nastSMlYr and now una IhnmupMv nnlnvnrl hv' thnsA for.
have: their attlve class In fine shape, 'tunate enough to be present. Each I that We -fle from the man who harps n cre n ten annual installments, without interest
These evenings "af home" are coming dumber on the program was of such,?" ugm to ao and hurry to
muc to the attractiveness of this high character as to be w
to be most delightful affairs and add
much to., the . attractiveness of this
fin- order.' " . , v-
One pleasant feature of this, social and capable manner in which thry
-ithcring was the work of Prof. andled their parts showed careful
Garrble who annonced the. 'several training and preparation on the part
numbers cf the program and In other 0f both pupils and Instructor. ' .The
ways-participated lii'maklng the en- nusical numbers, which consisted of a
t-rtalnme it one of the most enjoyable vocal duet by Mr. and Mrs.H.'S.
thisockyhaJijid It Is largely Austin. Instrumental solos by Miss
T .workwhlcX PrQf... Qam-- Estelle Balrd and Mr. E. H. Wes'cott
.''ehasd'ne for the society that their and a vocal solo by Prlneipal-W. G.
active cV"i f In s ;ch good shape and Jprcoks, also aided materially to the
so ur-' -''ate.' Prof. Gamble Is one success of the entertatlnment.
of t' ' best er: '"i ft t 'e ocal One of the numbers deserving spec
lodge and his wcrk In Its b half Is ! al mention is the "I'rophecy of the
duly' appreciated. , '" " Iseniors of '09," interpreted by Miss
In addition to the above the Turn- iMIldred Cummins. Each Senior &p-
,orthy oj the man who.-can tell us the way to
, . .uu. . , 1 lie irecner wno lens you
speciay mention, space prevents us . . ,v
. . u . . , j 1 the . amount that ought to be raised
from doing so. Each showed marked . ' . t . ..
elocutional talent sn.r th article fr , fhllrCh Uprise w1 not
, 1 juii uus.v nan as iasi
one who tells you how to do it.
The' man who tells you the need of
good roads Is simply ringing a
chestnut bell, but the man who tells
you how to get them Inspires you to
practical effort. And so it goes all
along the line. The hint in all this.
brethren Is to be practical. Cut
out all those meaningless platitudes
bout opportunities, duties and needs.
Replace them with practical plans
for doing things and you will become
bright and shining light.
320 ACRE MONDELD ACT:-Select locations for homesteading in Wyom
ing near Newcastle, Upton and Moorcroft Plats on file. Write me.
I conduct an excursion on the first and third Tuesday of each month, Only
$27.50 round trip homeseeker's excursion rate. No charge for my services.
Write meat once about this new tract. The excursion of May 18 or in June will '
be in time for good selections.
D. CLEM DEAVER, General Agent,
Land Seekers Information Bureau, Omaha, Nebraska.
W. L. PICKETT, Ticket Agent.
I. W. WUEIEY, B. t. ., Oiuhi, Rib.
era ad'opted a resolution of thanks tq
Prof. Gamble and also to Mrs. Jos.
Droege whohas' taken so' active an
nteVesV in the welfare of the society
and "whd has aided' so largely
pohre'd, engaged lii th'e voVatlcri'Svh'ich
Miss Cummins prophesied' they will
ave vhofen and .she prophesied that
Clarence Real would be a foot.bnll
Grace Dalton society belle;
makinfc their social affairs a success. (Ethel TJentley hair dresser; Johi
Mrs. Droege'' has spa'red no 'pains to iHernrlch lawyer; Marie Fitzgerald
make matters' attractive to the boys nurse; Clara Wohlfarth milliner;
who1 belong to' the active class and 'Alice Root cook; Joe Hall actress;
they' are not the kind to fail to ap
preciate It. ' Their thanks last even
ing came from the heart and the reso
utlon was carried with great enthu
lasm. . ., , .;.
(From the Beiflster.)
Lee Klrkpatrick was going around
on Friday and Saturday with a
"crick" In his back, occasioned by
lifting too hard on logs while sawing
wood for F. P. Sheldon.
Mrs. Luclnda Chapman who has
been visiting her daughter Mrs. Wm.
Newman at Farnam, Neb., for the
past four months, returned to her
home Saturday morning.
Melvin Sturm was kicked by a
horse Thursday morning and a gash
cut In the side of his nose near the
eye that required a couple of stitches
to close It. It was a narrow escape
for his eye.
Miss Bertha Klaurens came down
from Murray Saturday to help her
father "pull off" his seventy-ninth
birthday. Uncle Jacob says he Is
feeling better every day but when
we wanted to administer the usual
' licking" he proceeded to make his
Nehawka was visited by a small
twister on Wedesiay afternoon that
raised havoc with a number of out
huildlnps. It picked up one belong
ing to Henry Behrns and completely
demolished It; It took the shingles
off of some of the buildings and went
on its way rejoicing.
Vilas P. Sheldon drove his Oddsmo
l)ile to Edgar, this week, starting on
Sunday morning, and making the run
without any serious mishap Mrs.
P. C. West and Miss Irene Norrls ac
companied him. He returned on
Wednesday, bringing' little Merril
with him. He was also accompanied
by B. O. Tucker and wife.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Wolf received a
box of remarkably fine oranges the
ether day direct from Colton, Cal.
They were sent by Mr. and Mrs. S.
Gilbert and were picked from trees
In their grove after being properly
ripened. We had the pleasure of
eating three and pronounce them the
finest we ever tasted.
Marie Bookmeyer cow girl; ' Will
Shopp policeman; Carl Smith farmer;
Clarence Staats choii boy; Marie Hi
er telephone operator; Nettle Jlr
oiisek head bookkeeper for 'J. D.
Rockefeller; Anna Kopla artist; Ethel
Leyda an old maid; Mtna Thlerolf
Ruth Bryan's maid; Ellen Pollock
A Remarkable Cow.
F. G. O. Nelson living on August graduate; Helen Kline teacher; Jen-
Ost's farm south of town has a cow nle Johnson missionary; Ida John-
that hsld's the record, and as Mr. son stenographer; Helen Jess nun;
Nelson tells us there Is no mistake .Mabel KIser chemist, and Muriel Mul
about It we wll Hell it. Us music teacher.
The animal referred to Is Just a Another particular feature was the
common cow, but in the record, she reading of Miss Marie Douglas, "If I
has made, is a very uncommon anl- Were King," the one she will give at
mal. Onhe 16th day of March she the state declammatory contest at
Drougnt nome a uiacn can. Air. Alliance rriaay. mips Douglas was
Nelson cared for her but had much at he rbest and kept the audience
trouble with her udder to keep It thoroughly at attention by her flnlsh-
from swelling. ' She was turned out ed style and manner of reciting and
to pasture with the rest of the cattle, we predict for her, victory In the
and was milked regularly, but on contest. . '
April istn sne gave mrtn to a rea L.ast, DUt not least, was tne wax
male calf, and refused to admit that . ork under the direction of Profes-
It was not her offspring almost be- sor Benjamin Windham. This num
coming frantic when It was taken ber proved very Interesting and en
from her. tertainlng and produced much laugh-
Mr. Nelson is absolutely certain ter.
that the first one was not a stray that j For the occasion the auditorium
wandered off from a neighboring pas- and hall had been very prettily and
ture and assures us that the cow Is aristocratically decorated In Japan
mother of both. Some are skeptical ese style by the members of the Jun
but the bwner of the cow Is not. Ne- lor class. Tissue paper streamers,
hawka Register. ranches containing paper peach bios
Boms, paper chrysanthemums, and
Japanese lanterns were festooned
For Constipation. everywhere and In the hall was ar
Mr. L. H. Farnham, a prominent ranged lattice work.
druggist of Spirit Lake. Iowu, says: During the evening at booths tas-
'Chamberlaln's Stomach and Liver tlly decorated fruit puii'h and pop
Tablets are certainly the best thing corn were sold by several young laly
on the market for constipation. "Give (members of the Junior class dressed
these tablets a trial. You are cer- in Japanese style. The entire enter
tain to find them agreeable and pleas- talnment was of faslnatlng interest
ant In effect. Price,' 25 cents. Sam- and everyone felt amply rewar lei and
pies free. For salo by F. G. Frlcke so far as the financial end of It Is
concerned over $54 was realize' --id
The many fronds of Roy Denson
athered a,t his home In the .south-
rn part, of the. city Jast Friday njght
ana gave mm a very pleasant -sur-
rls.ej Tho occasion was the fifteenth '
anniversary of the, young man and
he certainly found many to wish him
a' return, of many more. The even-
lig was very''('pleat8antly spent In
games of various kinds and much
music. It. was a late hour when the
happy guests departed "hoping to re
turn' for many thdCe'anhlversarles.
Those attending were: "
Miss 'Hattle' Hoffman, Svea John-
on. Emsie O'Neill. Pearl O'Neill
Gladys Stelnhauer, Mary Swartz, Lot-
ta Lair, Trua South, Thelma Denaon,
Edgar Stlenhauer, Otto Luti, Henry
Lutz, Elmer Hallstrom, Roy Denson,
Otto Polln. Clarence Busche, John
Schwartz, Raymond O'Neill.
' D. N. Dunbar, of Pacific Junction
was In the city today and called on
the Journal. Dave Is night baggaee
master at the Burlington depot, and
we have know hlra a long time. He is
a good fellow and we are always glad
to meet him.
The Sleeping Girl.
Eagle has a sleeping girl.
Tuesday Miss Katy.Reltter went to
sleep and everything was done that
could be done to waken her, but to
no avail. She aroused between three
and four Thursday morning and ask-
llss Douglass will go to Alllan e
Traveling Agent Here,
Claud Stockham, traveling passen
ger agent of the Union Pacific Rail
way was In the city this morning
looking after business connected with
the Elk's convention to be held In
ed for samethlng to eat. and after!Lo AngPiea Ca. next July Mr
eating she again fell asleep and at
present Is still unconclnus, but her
relatives and friends have hopes for
her recovery. She lays with her eyes
open. Louslville. Courier. .
DAILY PERSONAL NEWS
Short Items of Interest From Tues- X
day's Evening Journal
J. P. Falter was a passenger for Mrs. L. C. Kline and family of
Waterloo this morning going out Omaha returned this noou on the
mall arter several days In the city.
Mrs: L. C. Kline and family of
there to attend to business matters.
F. M. Rlchey, former mayor, was a
passeger this morning ror . umana
where he will attend to business matters.
Rev. J. T. Balrd It attending to
business matters In Omaha today be
ing a passener on the morning train
tor that city.
County ' Commissioners Frledrlch
and Swltzer departed this morning
for the country where they will In
Dr. J. F. Brendel and wife of Mur
ray were in the city tms morning
Won't Slight a Good Friend.
"If ever I need a cough medicine I
know what to get,'' declares Mrs.
A. L. 'Alley, of Beales. Me.,, "for,
after using ten bottles of Dr. King's for a few hours, being passengers for
New Discovery, and seeing Its ex- Omaha on the morning train.
cellent results In my own family and Miss Mollle Reivers and her broth-
others, I am convinced that It Is the er Don, were passengers this morn
best medicine made for coughs, colds ng on the mall train for Omaha
and lung trouble." Everyone who
tries It feels JuBt that way. Relief Is
felt at once and Its quick cur sur
prises you. For bronchitis, asthma,
hemorrhage, cough, la grippe, sore
throat, pain In the chest or lungs Its
supreme. GOc and $1.00. Trial bot
tle free. Guaranteed by F. C. Frlcke
& Co .
A Live Ileal Restate Man.
M. H. Tyson, of Elmwood, came
over Wednesday morning and re
mained until today, the guest of his
sister, Mrs. Quartls Parmele. Mr
Tyson is one of the live real estate
dealers of Cass county, and was com
bining business with pleasure while
In 1I19 county seat. . Mr. Tyson Is
agent for the O. W. Kerr Land Com
pany, of Minneapolis, Minn., who
have . thousands upon thousands of
acres of good farming lands to dis
pose of on the crop-payment plan,
giving the poor man an opportunity
of paying for his home just as he
goes along. It will pay those seeking
for new homes In the Alberta
country to write Mr. Tyson at Elm-
wood. While In the city Mr. Tyson
gave the Journal a business call.
Miss Annabel Moore of Murray
came up this morning on the M. P.
and after a few hours in the city,
departed for Omaha where she will
spend the day.
CUTHM AN & CORY, Proprietors
Plattsmouth, : : : : Nebraska
RATES $1.00 PER DAY
We Solicit the Farmers' Trade
CZJD and Guarantee Satisfaction.
WHEN IX THE CITY GIVE US A CALL
The Perkirvs Hotel
Stockham Is a very pleasant gentle
man to meet and made an excellent
impression upon the local Elk's . Ills
road Is featuring a special train for
the South Dakota Elks who have
endorsed Bro. Sammls of LeMars, la.
for the office of Grand Exalted Ruler.
The convention at Los Angeles bids
fair to be the greatest In the his
tory of Elkdora and there will be a
big attendance from all sections. It
Is probable several will attend from
this city and the expectation Is that
they will travel over tho Overland
route. The trip Includes a return
trip by the Burlington route and the
north Including the Seattle , exposi
tion. Lived 132 Year.
Wm. Parr. England's oldest man.
married the third time at 120. worked
In the fields until 132 and lived 20
years longer. Teople should be
youthful at 80. James Wright of
Spurlock, Ky., shows how to remain
young. "I feel Just like a 16-year
old boy," he writes, "after taking six
bottle of Electric Bitters. For thlr-
ty years kldnev troubles made life
a burden, but the first bottle of this
wonaernn meaicine convinced me
that I hnd found the greatest cure on
earth." They's a God-sond to weak,
slekly. rundown old "nob, Try
them. f,0c at F. O. Frlcke &Co.
where they will spend the day with
Mrs. Chas. E. Duke Is spending the
day In Omaha being a passenger for
that city on the morning train.
Hans Tarns Is doing some work for
the Burlington at South Omaha be
ing a passenger for that city on the
Miss Isabelle Richmond who has
been working In Council Bluffs came
down Saturday night for a visit with
her folks. She was a passenger this
morning for that city expecting to re
turn on the evening rain.
Mrs. Harry Kelsey of Council
Bluffs spent several dayB In the city
with relatives, returning to her home
thU morning. She was accompanied
by her sister Miss Lulu Ames who
will visit her for several days,
Andy Nelsnn came in Saturday
evening from Dallas, S. D., where he
filed on some Tripp County land.
Like Victor Anderson he was struck
on the country and believes he has a
line prospect In the future.
W. J. White and Col. Askwlth of
the Masonic Home were passengers
on the early train for Omaha where
they will attend a meeting of the
board of trustees of the Masonic
W. D. Jones Is looking after busi
ness matters In Omaha today, being
a passenger on the morning train
for that city. He was accompanied
On. aha returned this noon on the
mall train after several days In the
Mrs. H. M. Regner Is spending the
afternoon Inn Omaha being a passen
ger on the mall train at noon for that
Mrs. Wm. Balrd was a passenger
on the mall train at noon for Omaha
where she will spend the afternoon
Mrs. C. E. Blnkley came down this
morning from Omaha for a few hours
In the city returning on the mall
train at noon.
Ed. Lutz, the prominent grocer,
camo In this morning from a trip to
Lincoln where he was called by busi
Julius Pitz Is looking after busi
ness matters In Omaha this after
noon being a passenger for that city
on the fast mall train this noon.
J. M. Melslnger came In today from
his home In the country and paid the
Journal a very pleasant call. Mr.
Melslnger Is one of Cass County's
best citizens and his visits to this
office are certainly appreciated.
Master Wm. Kyle of the Masonic
Home, was a passenger this morning
for Omaha where he will spend th
lay with friends. This Is the young
man's first trip since his arrival In the
Ity, he having been hero a year
and five months. He was delighted
to bo able to get away for a day.
County Clerk Rosencrans and wife
wtre passengers this noon on the
:nall train for Omaha where they
will make a visit with John R. Balrd
st Immanuel hospital. Mr. Ilulrd's
inank friends will bo delighted to
learn that he Is getting along finely
and Is progressing toward recovery In
A Fierce hunt Storm.
Last night this city and vicinity
was visited by one of the worst'dust
storms In the history of the state
For several hours the air was lit
lorlv fMIH with rtlrt nnH d nut and
It percolated Into everywhere. No b Ju W'l "' Nwe"' the.two '
great amount of damage was done al
though the wind reached a fifty mile
an hour enlt at times. Several tin
1 - 1 . 1 1 . 1 ....
roofs , were torn up and the Hnioko !"" "ene.em anmversary anu
stack on the Coates block was badly
tlemen going up to look after each
other. That s what they said. As a
matter of fact, Mr Jones has Just
twisted and ripped up, but as a gen
eral thing everything stood the galetn
good shape. It was a straight blow
out of the northwest and brought
along some cooler weather after the
hot sun of the afternoon. While the
storm lasted It was a very dirty one
only recently celebrated the forty
ninth anniversary of his marriage,
so he thought he should have some.
one to look after him on the trip. Th?
gentlemen expect to return tonight.
A marriage license was Issued laxt
e-nlng by County Judge Beeson lo
Fiank Steppnt, aged 24, and Miss
Louise Trlllt y, aged 20. The groom
Is a son f f Martin Steppat, the well
known farmer of the precinct and Is
young man of marked ability In nil
rei-pects. He stands high In the est I
Kills to Stop tlie Fiend.
The foe for 12 years of John Deye,
of Gladwin, Mich., was a running i-UT(. f wnowink him and Is a man In
without benefit Then nucklln s ar - vory R,,nH0 of th(, word jn mny
cer. He paid doctors over $400.00 fritu oi,.n,l fh..l- nw.irrat ulntloim
nucKiin s (o hm MHR Tr, y a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Trlllty.
wlthoiit benefit. Then
Arnica Salve killed the ulcer Bnd
cured him. Cures fever sores, bolls,
felons, eczema, salt rheum. Infal
lible for plies, burns, scalds, cuts,
corns. 25c at F. G .Frlcke s
oung woman of high attainments anri
marked ability. She Is a graduate of
the Plattsmouth high schools nn.1 has
becu engaged In teaching for some
time. She has a great many friends
L. W. Lorenx Is looking after busl- In this locality who extend th-lr best
I-as In Omaha this afternoon golnr wishes and hopes for a long and hap
there on the noon train. Py married life.
John W: Spence, a prominent
horseman of Louisville, came down
yesterday to look after business mat
ters In the city. He paid the Jour
nal a very pleasant visit and was
very welcome as he Is one of the Jour
nals best friends. Mr. Spence Is In
the horse business at Louisville and
there are no better men In his line In
the country. It will always pay the
man wanting to breed animals to rail
upon him for he has the stock.
E. R. Todd came In today from his
homo In the precinct and nald the
ournal a very pleasant call. Mr.
Todd Is In receipt of a letter from
A. B. Todd at Denver, Col., wherein
that gentleman tells htm thst he Is
feeling better now than he has any
time since th operation was per
formed on him several years ago,
Mr. Todd Is quite gratified to know
his brother Is gettlnst along so finely
and A. R.'a many friends In this sec
tion will be pleased to get this Infor
mation. John Bergman and wife from the
precinct came In this "morning and
were passengers on tho early train
for Omaha. Mr. Bergman Is one of
the best citizens of Cass County and
an old pioneer. He recalled early
davs this morning at the depot and
spoke of the days when steamboata
landed at the foot of Main street.
Mr. Bergman Is one of the Journal's
host friends and It Is glad to know
thnt things have been moving along
nicely with him.
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