The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current, January 06, 1910, Image 2

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    Tlhe Avoca Department
Ntwi Item
, Gathered Each Week by . Special Reporter for This Department of the Semi-Weekly Journa
Albert Sill is visiting relatives la
Claud Fahnestock returned to Lin
coin Saturday.
Mra. EII Lunday visited at Dunbar
tiTer Sunday.
Robt. Wilkinson was up from Dun
bar Tuesday.
W. H. Bates, Jr., was at Omaha
Tuesday with stock.
Have you seen the new clay wood
at Copes' drug Bto're?
II. G. Wellenselk spent new years
day with Auburn friends.
Mrs. Edward Shackley was on the
Sick list the first of the week.
Louis Carter was at Omaha Tues
day with a carload of cattle.
G. A. and Wm. Maseman were busi
ness visitors at Elmwood Tuesday.
J. V, Waldrup Is visiting relatives
and friends near Des Moines, Iowa.'
The general stores will close at 8
O'clock, commencing January 1, 1910.
Mrs. Louis Haney and son were
here from Dunbar Saturday visiting.
W. II. August returned the first
of the week from a trip to Oklahoma.
Henry Hchrns Is our, new stock
buyer, having taken charge Monday.
Henry Franzen was over from
Plattsmouth Saturday, returning Sun
day. E. L. Shackley has been busy this
week filling his Ice house with a fine
quality of frozen water.
Mrs. J. W. Brendel, Miss Maud
Klrby, Harry and Miss Selma Mar
quardt, were vlHltlng at Murray Fri
day. 6. II. Larson had the misfortune k
lone one of his hUmIs one day last
Harmon Bros, orchestra furnlphed
music for a dance at Manley Friday
Ward Httman of Omaha, visited
bis parents, T. S. Pittman and wife
last week.
Clyde Graham returned to Lincoln
Saturday to resume his work at the
state university.
The danco at the town hall Friday
evening given by the Avoca Cornet
band, wan a decided success.
Mrs. John Ruhge returned to her
home at Murdock on Monday, after
having spent several days visiting
relumes in and nenr Avoca
We would certainly appreciate
visit from more of the parents. Come
and see what your boys and girls are
Ray Lewton was absent Wednesday
Gustave Buss, a Prominent Cit
izen and Postmaster Passed
Away Tuesday, Jan. 4.
Daniel L. Willard, Vice President
of the Burlington Will Leave
January 14th.
January 14, Daniel L. Willard, vice
president of the Burlington, leaves
that system to take the position of
president of the Baltimore & Ohio
railway. He succeeds Oscar G. Mur
ray who resigned yesterday. For sev
eral weeks rumors connecting Mr.
Wlllard's name with this proposed
Job but nothing certain has been
town has boon received in this city
of the death at Avoca of Gustave Buss known until, the announcement of
for the past ten years postmaster of yesterday. Mr. Murray retains his
that city. Mr. Buss sank into rest connection with the B. & O. in the
on Jnuary 4, 1910, at 9:20 p. m. capacity of chairman of the board of
lie had been confined to his bed but directors. The change it now de
five days, although he had been all-jvclops was due to the influence of
the narriman system in ine is. n u.
stock. It is said that Willard's selec
ing for some time past.
Ho was one of Avoca's best clU-
Alfred Stroemer returned home
from Barneston Sunday.
George Hall shipped cattle to the
South Omaha market Monday.
Harry Parsell was taking in the
sights in South Omaha Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. I. Bird and fam
ily spent new years day at Warren
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cashner visited
at Henry Snoke's near Eagle last
Charles R. Jordan went to Lincoln
Friday on business, returning home
Perry Cook lost his fine single
driver that he purchased of George
Sheesley last spring.
We heard a party ask Harry Vick
era Sunday why he was going to Mur
dock so regularly?
Mrs. M. L. Keeler entertained her
sister, Mrs. Ethel Jacobs of Raymond,
a few days this week.
Chas. Hito and Mrs. Will Lewis
were called to Council Bluffs Friday
by the death of an aunt.
. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stroemer enter
tained Herman Rogge and family of
Elmwood at dinner new years.
C. G. Anderson will have a sale at
his home northwest of town January
17, of stock, Implements, etc.
Mrs. Sam Cashner and father, Mr.
Snoke ate new year's dinner with her
The King ia dead, but then the King was old.
His eye was pale and dim, his blood was cold,
His heart no longer beats fearlea and bold,
The King is dead, his beard lay o'er his breast,
White as the winter snows and he loved best
To Bit beside the hearth and dream and rest.
Well that the King is dead-'tis meet the crown
Should cover curling locks of golden brown,
'Tis well the King should lay the scepter down.
' it
Long live the King! so strong and fresh and fair,
With eyes so darkly blue and goldea hair, -And
bold as some young lion in his lair.
Long live the King! The down is on his lip,
His sword is in the scabbard on his hip;
The cup of glory he is fain to sip.
Long live the King! A ruler just and true,
The best of all the Kings we ever knew,
Because the latest flowers his way bestrew!
Isabel Richey.
-wr 't"'-'-- .1 ; a r
tion is due to a desire to head off brother Elton Sncke and family.
zens ana a man universally renpecieu. - i
He was a most estimable citizen and the rise of Edwin Hawiey, wno is tnej Henry jacooson or tnicago, visitea
a kind and loving husband and his principal owner of the Cheaspeak & with G. W. Cook over Sunday, re
widow and other relatives have the 0hl Bt0(k and who haa bcen mak" turning to Minneapolis Monday,
most sincere and heartfelt sympathy matters exceedingly uncomfor- Mrs. John McDowell of Cairo, Neb.,
of the entire community In their sad, table for the B. & O. In that connec- ls visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Measure Introiucsd Makes Rad
ical Changes in Law.
Mr. Buss was a native of Ohio, hav
ing first seen the light of day on
April 12, 1863, at New Bremen, In
that state. He has been a resident of
Nebraska since the year 1883 when,
ho came to Nebraska City and en-
tered a storo In that city as a clerk.
Later he went to Syracuse and Avoca,
tlon. the C. & O. being a strong com
petltor of the former road. '
Mr. Willard had his rise in tho rail
road world from a section laborer
and has traced a strong career
through the various steps until now
he ls at the head of one of the big
railroads of the country. He is a man
I well iiKea uy me uuningiuu employes
C. R. Jordan and other relatives.
Rev. John Lehman of Murdock, is
assisting Brother Story In the revival
meeting held at the M. E. church.
Miss Orpha Mullen returned to her
school at Murdock Sunday after her
vacation at home with her father.
Mr. and Mrs. Lelbhart returned
and one who knows railroading from ' Monday to their home at Lincoln, af-
wnere no cierKea, nnauy enieiuis i"-14 ter havinir snent the holidavs wl
tnr hlmaplf nf thn latter"18 v,u..cui , -
Jjarius Miner, nrai vice presiueui in , -
Mrs. Herman Illlderbrandt of Prim-
lard. He is an old railroad man and rose, Neb., came In Monday to visit
la Donular and well liked by the em- i realtlves. She returned home Wed-
to business
Tn Tiiaa 1QAA Vi n woo annnlnt.
, , . . ,. I charge of traffic will succeed Mr. Wil
ed postmaster at Avoca and has since j. ....
filled the position to the eminent sat
isfaction of the many patrons of his
Deceased was married In Omaha,
Neb., on February 22, 1892, to Miss
Lula D. Packham, who survives him.
In addition he ls survived by three
brothers, a sister, several nephews
ployes of the company.
nesday evening.
Most of the young people who were
home from University Place for the
Christmas vacation, returned to the
and nieces. He was alao a member
Mrs. Fred Beckord returned to her of the Odd Fellows. The community
home at Utica Monday after spend- suffered a most severe loss In his
ing a few days visiting her dauhgter,
Mrs. L. J. Marquardt.
Secure your tickets for the second
umber of the lecture courso at
Copes' drug store. January 15th. Is
the date. Midland Jubilee singers.
The members of the Congregational
church held their annual church din
ner and business meeting Thursday
last. Those present report a pleasant
time. , :
Midland Jubilee singers aro the se
cond number of the lecture course,
January 15th., at tho town hall. Bet
ter get your tickets now at Copes'
drug store.
Ora E. Copes, Carl Schroder, Ralph
Graham and W. I. Smoots, attended
the Odd Fellows lodge at Nehawka
Saturday evening. Thoy report hav
ing been royally entertained while
MIhs Imo Johnson gave a delight
ful party to a largo number of her
young friends Thursday evening.
Oames of all kinds were Indulged In.
Delightful refreshments were served.
Those present report a very enjoyable
Tcn!ng and Miss lino as a fine en
tertainer. ' '
Glen Dunbar, the five year old Bon
of James Dunbar, living south of
Xown, was unfortunate enough to
slip and fall in the Icy yard and break
cue of the bones of the forearm. Dr.
Brendel was failed and the fracture
" reduced. He is getting along nicely
at present.
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Marquardt en
tertained a small party of friends
"Wednesday In honor of their daugh
ter, Mrs. Eugene Spencer of Huntley,
Neb. The evening was spent In
gmes, and dainty refreshments con
slating of Ices, rakes and punch were
served to the guests. Those present
wore: L. J. Marquardt and wife, J.
W. Brendel and wife, W. A. Hollen-
hexger and wife, Ora E. Copes and
demise and the greatest sorrow ls ex
pressed by all who had the, fortune
to enjoy his acquaintance.
Don't Get n Divorce.
A western Judge granted a divorce
on acount
would have prevented it. They cure j nnij Mr8. Ray Llnch and Warren
Constipation, causing bad breath and Llnch of Omaha, visited with rela
Liver Trouble the Ill-Temper, dispel tives new years day.
of ill-temper and bad school Sunday evening.
Dr. Kink's New Life Pills , Mr. ani Mr8. carl Johnson, Mr.
banish headaches, conquer
25c at F. G. Frlcke & Coi
Probably the greatest coffee sub
stitute yet produced is that now
known to grocers everywhere ns Dr.
Shoop's Health Coffee. It actually
goes a third farther than all others,
and besides it Is "made in a minute."
No 20 or 30 minutes tedious boiling
ls at all necessary. Pure toasted
grains, malt, nuts, etc. have been so
clevcrely blended as to give a won
derfully satisfying, true genuine cof
fee flavor and taste. And not a grain
of real coffee Is used. 100 cups, 25c.
Sold by F. S. White.
Wash Your Face and Hands
A. D. S.
Its Constant Use Tends
to Keep the Skin White
25c a Cake
The Druggist
Will Have New City Hull."
A special from Louisville under
date of January 4, says? "Louisville
will Issue bonds to the amount of
$5,000 for the building of a city
hall. The, proposition carried by 19
majority at a special election held
today." i
Hurrah for Louisville. The little 1
The Misses Marie and Gladys Ap
pleman returned Sunday evening
from Atlantic, Ia., where they spent
new years with their cousin, Mildred
Edward Stroemer and family re
turned home Monday from Barneston,
where they were called by the Blck
ness and death of Mr. Stroemer's
Mrs. George Foreman and daugh-
clty has dono something that Platts- r Aure'. reiurnea cuiuruay irum
mouth ought to do but evidently University Place. They were accom
panied by Mrs. Arvuia L,incn, tne
Misses Eva and Helen Llnch.
cannot afford It.
Miss Flora Bovles and Miss Pearl
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has Reefer ,eft gunday evenlng for Iowa
never disappointed these who use It
for obstinate coughs, colds and Irri
tations of tho throat and lungs. It
stands unrivalled as a remedy for all
throat and lung diseases. Sold by all
The Coldeht Yet.
This morning was the coldest of
the winter in this city and locality,
(ho f hprmnmntpr ntnnritnir at 1 9 holnw t l . , i Vnmmnn onA Ml
zero at 8 o'clock at the Burlington I attended the dance at Greenwood , W"8J court I.
Washington, Jan
School Notes.
Claud Hollenberger and Fred Ami
una new pupils in the high school.
Several have been absent this week
on account of the woather,
Harold Nutiman of Bertrand, was
sr. visitor the first of the week.
Belle, Sterrll and Beulah Hock
otfiorn aro new pupils In the inter
mediate and primary rooms.
If you want to know anything
about civil war ask Lloyd.
Norma Scacat was compelled to ro
Ctirn homo Thursday on account of
City, Ia. They were accompanied to
Lincoln by Maurice Keefer. They
took the midnight flyer Sunday night.
George Oliver, "the old reliable"
Washington, Jan. 5. A bill making
sweeping changes In the, interstate
commerce laws for the regulation of
railroads was introduced In the house
by Representative Mann of Illinois,
chairman of the committee on Inter
state and foreign commerce. The bill
ls not in accord with the one pre
pared by the committee acting under
the direction of President Taft and
known as the "Administration Rail
road Bill," but was prepared by Chair
man Mann during the summer vaca
tion of congress.
The measure does not provide for a
Bpecial court to hear Interstate com
merce cases, as has been reported
would be the form of legislation on
this subject, which President Taft
would recommend. It proposes, how
ever, to create in the department of
common o and labor a bureau to be
called the "bureau of transportation,"
where a shinier may file a complaint
agajnst a railroad'. If, after an lr
vestlgatlon, the commissioner of the
bureau of transportation finds that
there ls Justice in the complaint he
' must report the facts to the attorney
general of the United States, and if
the attorney general is satisfied that
there Is a cause of . action he is re
quired to file a petition w;th the inter
state commerce commission and prose
cute the case at the expense of the
Mis. Dryden Heads Pottawattamie
County Schools.
Council Bluffs, Ia., Jan. 5. Miss
Charlotte Dryden of this city was
elected county superintendent of pub
lic instruction by the board of super
visors. MJss Dryden at present and
for the past year has been principal
of the city schools' of Glldd'en, Ia.
She has aeccpted the appointment and
has filed her bond. Professor M. E.
Crozier of Avoca, who was elected to
fill the vacancy caused by the resigna
tion of Superintendent E. R. Jackson,
Today ls another one or tne num
erous red-letter days In the history
of Guy McMaken. This handsome
young man passed the thirty-first
milestone In his existence on this
mighty chlppen and decidedly spry on
that account. His merry whistle
which Is a landmark so to speak, In
this locality, could be heard today
pealing forth loud and clear as he
Journeyed down the street. It Is the
wish of Guy's many friends that he
will continue to enjoy many more
anniversaries and live to a ripe old
age. '
painter and paper hanger, ls again : decl,ned- Miss Dryden l8 well known
In AlitA H..n H it n tJ f wrrir fn hla Una
1 11 AIIU 1 1UUJ uu II Ul n ii u i.uu.
Leave your orders at the Alvo Drug
Co. Phone 20 B. Alvo, and Black
1535 Bell.
Arthur Ryver, Miss Luella Stout,
ers' association. It will be the first
time a woman has presided over the
ichools of Pottawattamie county.
Btation and being probably 25 during 'Saturday night. They say It was due
the night. Pacific Junction which ls
In the coldest part of the world, re
corded a temperature of 25 below on
a government thermometer which ls
some cold. Trains are belated In all
directions although trains from the
cast have been coming through In
fairly good shape. From the west
trains are running from two to five
hours late. The Missouri Pacific
trains are getting through as well as
could be expected.
o Art's good driving that they did not
upset going over, as part of the road
was unbroken. They had a fine time
at the dance.
Mrs. Albert Cook, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. J. Foreman, died at Sher
idan, Wyoming, Monday evening. She
had been quite poorly for some time
and had gone. west for her health.
The remains will be brought to
Waverly, where they will be Interred
In the Waverly cemetery Thursday.
Mr. Foreman and family have the
After Other Remedies Fail
"I have bean troubled wtth a chronlo
oold and bronchitis for a Ions time
and have tried many remedies without
finding relief. Through the kind sug
gestion of a friend I tried Vlnol, and
after taking four bottles, am entirely
cured." A. H. Wilde, 733-8th Avenue,
Minneapolis, Minn.
a McDonald, 147 W. Congress
6t Paul, Minn., writes: "I con
tracted a severs cold last winter and
thought I would never get rid of It I
tried Vinol as a last resort, and It haa
completely cured me."
Vinol combines two world-famed
tonics, the healing, medicinal proper
ties of cod liver oil and tonic iron, do
llclously palatable and agreeable to ths
v vwfwote tVIUAlUi A" VI lUi 1 VH9UM
a strength-
English Spavin Unlmoiit removes; fa f , their 80rr0W(
nam, sou, or uauousea jjumps ana
Blemishes from horses; also blood
Spavins, Curbs, Splints, Sweeney,
Ring Bone, Stifles, Sprains, Swollen
Throats, Coughs, etc. Save $50 by
use of one bottle. A wonderful Blem
ish Cure. Sold by Gerlng & Co., druggists.
. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is a
very valuable medicine for throat and
lung troubles, quickly relieves and
cures painful breathing and a dan
gerous Bounding cough which indi
cates congested lungs. Sold by all
5. The case of
the Prairie Oil and Gas company,
whjch attracted bo much attention In
Oklahoma during the campaign of
1908, because of the intervention by
Governor Haskell In the Interest of
the company, was dismissed in the
supreme court of the United States.
The effect of the dismissal Is favor
able to the governor's contentions.
Burlington Official Elected President
to 8ucceed Murray.
New York, Jan. 5. Oscar Murray,
president of the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad company, resigned, to take
effect Jan. 14. ' Daniel i Willard, vice
president of the Chicago, Burlington.
and Quincy railroad, was elected as
Mr. Murray's successor.
Copyright Hart Schaffher & Marx
You can be well
dressed for any occasion if you come
here for
They're all-wool; best tailoring known;
perfect style.
Every time we sell a Hart, Schaffner
& Marx suit we know we're doing some
body a good service.
Suits and Overcoats SIO to S3Q
Tin limit of
llart, Shaffner A Marx Clothe
Stetson Hats Manhattan Shi
Remember that examination day Is
tt Inst Frldar In pach month. Pre- i Vinol Is unexcelled as
pure yourBelf accordingly. uliaer 01? PP10. "cate Cn-
The eighth grade will finish book- il"?0 Tr"'
, . . . ter sickness and for Chronlo Coughs,
Keeping In two weeks. , Colds and BronchitU
Our latch string hangs out for
vnuors. GERINQ & CO. Druggist
J. Livingston Richey who held
down the reporterlal chair of the
Journal during the absence of Charles
Grimes, returned to his duties at the
state university today. The Journal
ilnnl ham a rv 1 An A It a ntntntiA 1 O n Ij a
Irltw at Omnhfl hsMrtff Inst tno I1UA tO
to Mr. Richey for bis services and i ' :.L:"
3. M. Sutton who has been spend
ing several months at Rosalie, Neb.,
came In last evening for a visit with
relatives and friends. Mr. Sutton had
a hard time catching a train for this
to acknowledge Its appreciation of
his efforts to make It a good paper.
Under all the circumstances Mr.
Rlchey's work was most excellent and
he has demonstrated that bo ls a
writer of unusual promise and more
than ordinary ability.
J. G. Schoerman ls among the good
men of Loulsvlllo spending today In
the city, coming down this morning
on the train and returning this afternoon.
catch the M. P. In the morning and
had to lay In Omaha all day. He re
ports very cold weather In his sec
W. B. Wilkinson and wife of Alex
andrla, Neb., who have been visiting
In the city the guests of Mrs. Wilk
inson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. J.
Decker, are spending today In Omaha.
Mrs. Decker and Mrs. A. C. Tulene
are accompanying Mr. and Mrs. Wilk
inson on their trip.
GUTHMAN & CORY, Proprietors
Plattsmouth, : : : : Nebraska I
We Solicit the Farmers' Trade
t I and Guarantee Satisfaction.
The Perkins Hotel t
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