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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (June 13, 1910)
M. Fanger Preparing to Remove
Trrm Friday's Daily.
' Voilay m. Fanger, the depart
ment store man commences his big
auction sale which Is to continue for
several days or until the entire Btock
is disposed of. Mr. Fanger Is clos
lag up bis business here preparatory
to moving to Omaha where he will
open a large department store on
Douglas street next door to the Calu
met restaurant. Mr. Fanger at this
Bale Intends to dispose of everything
la his store at prices which his cus
tomers can fir for themselves. This
includes the stock of dry goods,
cloaks, women's suits, hosiery, glov
es and all articles of women wearing
apparel, alj men's furnishings, hats,
caps, shoes, men's and boy's suits,
underwear for both men and women
ties, sox, trunks, valises, suit cases
and all the many lines which he has
carried !n stock here for years past.
. These things will be put up as called
for by the patrons and they will Bell
for what the customers want to bid
for them. This is a grand oppor-
nnltu fnr nhtninlnir excellent goods
. , ... ,, York; home, Mrs. Frank Root, Bea
tern rhuon an th fltnek will have tO I
. . 11 , ver City; pastor, Rev. R. A. Schnell,
be closed out regardless of cost or of "r
... i in ...,i iiiubuiikb; iiiiHbiuuary. nev. r . u
The auction sale will open today
and will be prosecuted every
day until everything la gone or If the
public does not care to clean up this
Btock here, it will be boxed up and
removed. In any event Mr. Fanger
states he Intends to sell all this stock
and when he opens in his new loca
tion have a new and fresh stock of
goods. The public is invited to at
tend this sale and take advantage
of the bargains which will be offer
ed. A competent and accomodating
auctioneer will be on hand to point
out the merits of the articles and
this part of the business will be very
carefully looked after.
The State Sunday School Convention.
A special from Beatrice, under
date of June 9, says: me state
Sunday School convention, one of the
most successful yet held by the state
association, closed here this evening
after a three days' session. The at
tendance was not as large as was ex
pected owing to the inclement
weather, but over five hundred dele
gates were registered. A parade was
held this evening in which nearly
one thousand men participated, two
bands being in the procession, and
large delegations being in from Fair-
bury, Wymore, Blue Springs and
Lincoln, special trains bringing many
from those towns.
At the business session this morn
ing an effort was made to raise $10-
000 for the Sunday School work in
the state. Of the amount necessary,
$6,000 was apportioned to the va
rious counties, $2,500 was pledged
and the remaining $1,500 can easily
be secured, according to the officers
of the association.
Officers for the ensuing year were
elected as follows:
President, G. G. Wallace, Omaha;
vice president, E. J. Wightman,
York, recording secretary, C. C.
Wescott, Plattsmouth; treasurer, E.
C. Babcock, Lincoln.
Department superintendents: Teach
er training, Rev. J. M. Kersey, Om
aha; adult, B. G. Dawson, Falrhury;
intermediate, Mrs. W. E. McCloud,
E OF IDE
Knauer, Nelson; temperance, Rev. J.
D. M. Buckner, University Place;
visitation, Rev. Mr. Clark, Lexing
ton. . .
Among the division superintend
ents chosen was Rev. C. A. Burdick
of Kehawka as one for the south
eastern district. There was a great
deal of routine business transacted
also. Cass county was highly honor
ed In the selection of C. C. Wescott
of this city as recording secretary
and Rev. C. A. Burdick of the Relig
Ions Field Glass.
Mr.' Fanger's determination to
A Warm Reception.
Attorney Charles L. Graves of Un
ion was In the city this morning and
while here paid the Journal office a
pleasant call. Mr. Graves while In
leave will be received with genuine
resrret anions a sreat many Platls
mouth neonle. He has been a resi- lue veriem.y sirayeu upon
dent nf thl rltv for twenty vears ine reservation of Missouri Tribe No,
r.ast. havln started into business DJ- 'mPvea uraer or ilea .Men ana
here without a cent of capital and WM CttPtured by Chief Black Hawk
having built up a splendid amount of w 0 ,nien" 10 Kepp n,m Prlaoner
uniu next inursaay nignt when the
tribe will give him the choice of Join
Ing the tribe by adoption or burned at
the stake. The prisoner was given
to understand this morning by the
business during his residence. Mr,
Fanger has been an undoubtedly aid
to the general business interests of
the city. ' People had come here
from many miles around to take ad
vantage of his bargains which he had 8'gn language that he hatl to make
put on sale as trade winners and
this resulted In a general increase of
the business of the city and helped
tne other business men and mer
chants. His leaving takes away one
of the city's best known men and
ne of the live wires of the com-
u p his mind at once and he signaled
that be wanted to Join. Hence the
decree of adoption will be signed on
next Thursday night and he will be
christened Chief Hit's-the-Ball in
commemoration of his early base ball
days. There promises to be a large
munltv. He some time since came tendance of warriors present at
to the conclusion that the field here thls meetln& to adout the auburn
did not afford him an onnnrtunltv nalre(1 Paleface- Mr. Graves had leg
to expand as he wanted and for this al buHlne88 ln city and returned
reason he has been looklne ahnnt fnr at lu:j!d tnl8 morning
a location which would meet his re
quirements. Finding an available
site ln Omaha for a large store, he
concluded to make the change and
accordingly is disposing of his In
terests here. The store which he
proposes to open will be a compe
titor of the large department stores
of the city and those who are aware
of his ability ln business lines be
lieve he will make a winner out of
Mr. Fanger has a very charming
Pain anywhere stopped ln 20 mln
utes sure with one of Dr. Shoop'g
rink Pain Tablets. The formula Is
on the 25-cent box. Ask your doc
tor or druggist about this formula!
Stops womanly pains, headache, pains
anywhere. Write Dr. Shoon. Racine.
Wis., for free trial bottle to prove
value. All dealers.
xotick tii r-iiK.niTniiu.
State of Nebraska.)
f.mii., r, a i i in" roiintv. 1
' auu UBe many im thr MATTKR of TUB KSTAT13
good friends in the city during their 2?? AI.'LIAM l'- hailky, Sr., lk-
Notice In herehv nlven that tha iniii.
ior or mill (loccnHod will meet th
anmlnlHtrator of nalil entato, before
iiib, cuumy juciKe or casit rountv, Ne
hrimka, at the county court room In
I'lattRinnutli, In mild county on the
r'lnJl,y or June' A- i' and on
Inft 97th flu if r t HaiiAml.An 1AIA a, n
the expectation of Mr. Fanger that "'dock ,;h iny, for the Dur-
ur iiroKeniiriK wieir claims for ex-
ammiiuon, anointment anil allowance.
m iiiuninn are allowed for the credl
inrs or inlil leceaned to ireent their
clalniR. and one year and nix months
for the mlmlnlatrator to nettle aald
Dtai9'l0rOm 1,18 25lh dny f June A
Winona my hand and aenl nf iM
i-uuniy conn, ai rinumnouth, Nebraa
ka, tills C3rd day of May. 1910.
i, .Bl ) . County JuilKe.
residence here. Their departure will
be hailed with the deepest regret by
all but they carry with them the
best wishes and hopes for their fu
,ture prosperity and success. It Is
he can complete the Bale of his prop
erty and remove within a very few
days, not exceeding a week or ten
days at the outside.
Colonel H. C. McMaken this morn'
lng received word that his brother,
Captain Andrew McMaken at Atchi
son, had suffered a relapse and was
slowly Biuking. For several days he
had rallied and hopes were entertain
ed that his splendid vitality might
pull him through. His age, how.
ever, has militated against him and
he could not continue on the upgrade
as hoped for. Owing to the frequeny
cy with which Captain McMaken ral
lied from these Blnklng spells ln the
past, It Is hoped ho can continue to
pick up and overcome this one now,
The letters to Colonel McMaken do
not hold out the greatest hopes how
Mrs. E. R. Queen and MIhs Ettle
Nickels of the Murray neighborhood,
were in the city today and were bus
inens callers at the Journal office,
Both are very estimable- ladles and
wo were pleased to have them call.
The last day of my closing out sulo
of millinery will lie the 18th of
June. Mrs. Julia Pwyer.
iMimrrc to inknown iikthm and
l l-.yi.SKKH AND NON-ltK.SIDICNT.S
To the unknown hulr ami tlavlunni
pf Ia-wIr Johnmin. decenxed; the itn-
Knowti neir and devlneea of Mnnrarct
JolinMon, docenwed: the unknown heirs
lino ueviHeea or Netn Johnmin. deceived;
mo iiimiuitvn neirs ami uevlMeoN or John
W, .lohnxnn, tlecciiMed: and to Solomon
Hortiee, Mrs. V. II. l.eiuh, flrxt mime
uiiHiiiinn, wire ot w. 11. I.earh: Mrs,
11 Itatit JohiiHon, first nunie unknown
wife of William Johnson; Frederick I.
Kiiton; Wllllmii T. Katon: Simon F. F.nt.
on; (1. U. Henry; OrcenNherry It Henry;
A I.aiteiiliy; Aiiibrosn Uaxenby, and Mrs.
AmiiroNe l.axenby, first name unknow n,
wife of AmOroso Luzniby, non-icslUont
You will (nke iioIIm that on the 12th
lny of April. 1810. Oootue M. I'nrier,
plaintiff, filed his lietllioit In the ills-
irici court or I'iixh count v, Nebrnskn
In which you with others were nunim
The object and prayer of suhl peti
tion ; to unite title In nntil iilnhitirr in
and to lot., ten (10) and eleven (11) la
mock iiiiuy.eiKhl ;;m or the city ol
I'liiltHinouth, In Chns count v. Nebraskn,
nnd to exclude the ilefeiiduutti from uny
You are' reuu red to nnsu-er sttlil tin
"i r before the 2MH day of July
(leorire f, l'ortor,
ny liutkett, Wilson & lliuvn, ami K. F.
Both are Likely to Recover From
The story of the shooting of Mrs.
Melvin Karth by her husband and
his subsequent attempt at suicide at
Salt Lake, which appeared yesterday
exclusively in the Journal, has arous
ed considerable Interest in mis city
where the couple were quite well
known and where they resided for al
most a year. There was consider
able speculation as to whether or not
excessive drink the cause given by
Mrs. Karth was really at the bot
tom of the trouble and later devel
opments conclusively prove that her
statement was not correct.
Last night it was acertalned that
Karth and his wife were both still
alive and that it was believed they
would both survive their injuries.
Their chances for recovery It was
stated by the attending physicians
on Friday morning were very fair
and unless complications which were
not looked for set in, indications
were that they would both be able
to be out of the hospital ln a com
paratively short time.
The investigation into the case of
the tragedy by the police, resulted in
their conclusion that jealousy was
at the bottom of the matter. De
velopments showed that Mrs. Karth
had met a man named Marcus G.
May, proprietor of the Teddy Bear
Cleaning works, at Salt Lake, about
one month ago and had fallen ln love
with him, transferring her affections
from Karth to the new flame. This
came to Karth's notice and he was
roused to an insane rage. He at
once took a layoff from his work
with a butchering establishment in
the city and started out to investi
gate the stories which had reached
his ears. He had very little trouble
apparently in finding corroborative
evidence of his wife's faithlessness
and made plans to kill both her and
With the latter end in view he call
ed at May's home and told his wife
that he intended to kill her husband.
He told her of what he had found
out and that after he had killed May
he would kill Mrs. Karth. Mrs. May
pleaded with him not to kill Mrs.
Karth on account of the children of
the family, but she admitted to the
police she didn't ask any clemency
for May and, as he had transferred
his affections to Mrs. Karth, it didn't
make much difference to her if he
was shot. It was after this inter
view that Karth started out on his
murderous expedition. He had been
drinking all day the day before the
tragedy and when he left home for
his work, he had made up his mind
to slay May and then return and
kill his wife. He went up town but
May had fled and he then came home
and at first refused to talk to his
wife. He afterwards commenced to
accuse her of Intimacy with May and
began abusing her. He told her at
this time that he intended to kill
her. The little son of the couple.
Paul, stood beside bis father and
heard the terrible words which the
frenzied man poured out upon the
woman. Quarrels between the cou
ple were so frequent that the boy
did not regard it as anything new
and especially had this been the case
since Karth had found out about
May. Suddenly Karth drew a small
revolver as told in yesterday's paper
and opend fire with it. The woman
was wounded as told ln the paper
yesterday, in the shoulder, the head
and the hand. The bullet which
struck her head knocked her doww
and the little son started to run
toward her when Karth threatened
him with the revolver, bo he Bays,
and he turned and tried to get out
of the house. He found the door
locked and on turning saw his fath
er slash himself with the butcher
knife and fall to the floor. In get
ting away from the crazed father,
the boy stumbled over a chair and
wrenched his ankle. The remainder
of the Btory Is Identical with tnat
printed yesterday ln the Journal.
The story of the trouble which was
told by Mrs. May, the wife of the
faithless husband in the case, and
which employes of May's cleaning
establishment confirmed, was that
May became acquainted with Mrs.
Karth about one month ago. It
seems that May was taken with the
woman from the start and after they
had talked matters over awhile, he
offered her a position ln the estab
lishment as a clerk. Mrs. Karth
seems to have been equally enamored
of May nnd accepted. When she.
told Karth that sho was going to
work for May, an ugly row ensued
anil ho protested vigorously. It did
no good for the woman went to work
just the same and then affairs reach
ed such a stano that there was no
question aa to the relations of May
and his clerk.
Mrs. May's story follows: "I used
to look out or the window in my
little home and see my husband
caressing Mrs. Karth over in the
cleaning works. When I 'spoke to
him about it he would not answer.
About two weeks ago he made a date
with Mrs. Karth and the two were
out until midnight. I think the
husband of the woman found out
about them that night for he came
around to the cleaning works to
make Inquiries on the following
day. He also asked me what I
thought about the case, and I gave
him my mind just as I knew the sit
uation to be. This revelation seemed
to break Karth's heart. He thanked
me for telling him and went home
Then followed the tragedy, one
which it was sought to blame upon
liquor but which plainly is caused
by the faithlessness of the woman in
It has been learned ln connection
with the case that Karth's name' was
Melvin and that he and his wife had
lived around over eastern Nebraska
for many years, he being an expert
butcher and having worked in shops
in the larger towns throughout the
state. The couple had had a stormy
and tempestous married life and the
woman had frequently been the
cause of talk. Karth himself was
not rated very high personally in
most of the towns either. The cou
pie resided for Borne little time at
Fremont where he was employed
during the summer of 1906. He was
considered an excellent butcher by
the firms in that place, although the
papers state his personality was nev
er above par. Mrs. Karth's actions
there were not such as became a
wife and mother either. They fln
ally quarreled while there and Mrs
Karth left him and went to Omaha.
Karth then sold out his household
goods and also took his departure. It
was some little time after this when
they came to this city and made
again. Their subsequent llf and
troubles here were told in yester
day's Journal. ,.
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L. W. WAKELEY, Plattsmouth, Neb.
General Paseenger Agent, Omaha, Neb.
Funeral This Afternoon.
The funeral of the late William F.
Leuchtweltf took place this afternoon
from his late residence, the serv
ices being conducted by the Rev. V.
L. Austin. There was quite a large
attendance of sorrowing friends of
the young man, he having lived in
this vicinity all his lfe and beng very
well known. There were a laree
number of floral offerngs from those
of his friends who could not be pres
ent at the obsequies. The services
in addition to Rev. Austin's sermon
consisted of appropriate music, sev
eral of the sacred songs so familiar
In life were rendered. Rev. Austin's
sermon was an able and eloquent
tribute to the many ercellent traits
of the departed and bore upon his
fortitude in the long trial and suf
fering which was his lot through
disease. The sermon brought tears
to the eyes of many of those who
heard it. Following the sermon, the
remains of the excellent and worthy
young man were laid at rest in Oak
Hill cemetery, the last rites being
performed by old friends and neigh
bors who had known him since child
hood and whose grief at his death
was that of the loss of a son or
Lee Bates and Elias Kildow this
morning had an exciting time with
a mlnature whale which they snared
upon a line ln the Platte. The gen
tlemen had Bet several lines on the
river yesterday and this morning
went out to run them. They also had
a pole line and after baiting that
hook they cast it into the river and
started to run the set lines. Hardly
had they done this when they ob
served a great commotion in the
waters and Bates yelled at Kildow
to seize the pole as there surely was
some whale on It. This he did but
he found that be could not handle
the line and the fish by himself and
he called for help. ' Bates rushed to
his assistance and they slowly towed
the whale to shore. As soon as the
snout of the monster appeared above
the surface the men decided upon
capturing It. Bates slid down the
bank into the waters and soon a
terrific hand to hand combat ensued
between the monster and the man.
Bates is some man though and he
finally secured a strangle hold on
the fish and chocked it into insen
sibility. He then hurled it out on
the bank where it was found to be
a channel cat of nine pounds in
weight. It is a fine fish and well
worth the trouble it cost to get it.
FOR SALE A well Improved 80
acre farm 4 1-2 miles southeast of
Murray and 8 miles south of Platts-
R. F. D. No. 1, Platts.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to return our sincere
thanks to the many kind friends who
assisted us in the last illness and
death of our beloved son and broth
er, William F. Leuchtweis, and we
especially desire to thank Rev. W. L.
Austin for his kind services and
words and the many friends who re
membered the beloved with such
handsome floral tributes.
Geo. Schoerman and wife.
Louis Leutchweis. '
Mrs. John Mumm.
Mrs. Tillie Cleveland.
Dr. George H. Gilmore and W. J.
Phllpot came up this morning from
their homes by auto and were pas
sengers for Omaha on the morning
Burlington train where they had
some business to look after. They
expect to return this evening and
will drive home from this city.
Hose , Shower.
The pleasant home of Mrs. W. H.
Mason was the scene of a hose show
er last evening in honor ot Miss Ella
M. Sattler, whose marriage to Mr.
Jesse Warga will occur on next
Wednesday. For the occasion the
charming rooms of the Mason home
had been handsomely decorated, a
color scheme of pink and white be
ing carried out with a generous use
of flowers and streamers and ar
ranged in a wedding bell with white
The time was nost delightfully
spent in various amusements, such
as social conversation, games and
the like, which were most thorough
ly enjoyed. During the evening a
mock wedding was held which occa
sioned considerable merriment and
in which Elsa Sattler was the bride,
Mrs. Olga Croskary groom, Anna
Warga and Hattle Hofmann, brides
maids, Pearl Mumm best man, Olga
Sattler and Ferris York, ushers; and
Amanda Sattler, ring bearer, she
carrying the ring in a huge peony.
Another pleasing feature of the ev
ening was a dainty luncheon which
was served at an appropriate hour.
The bride received hose of all shapes.
sizes and colors and which will be
constant reminders of the splendid
entertainment of last evening.
Just prior to the close of this most
enjoyable entertainment, the bride
cut a mlnature cake and presented
the guests with a small piece of
same in a white box tied with white
Those who participated ln this de
lightful affair were Mesdames Jacob
Mason, John Lutz, Ed. Mason, J. P.
Sattler, Olga Croskary; Misses Anna
Kopla, Anna Warga, Hattie Hof
mann, Pearl and Rose Mumm, Helen
and Katherine Lutz, Ferris York,
Olga and Amanda Sattler.
W. H. Hell, proprietor of Pleasant
View farm, drove in this morning
from his home, bringing with him
Mrs. Heil and Miss Lizzie Hell, who
were passengers on the morning
Burlington train for Omaha, where
they will spend the day, while Mr.
Heil remains ln this city to look af
ter business matters.
Pasture for Rent.
I have 15 acres of good pasture
for rent, five miles south of Platts
mouth. Good running water.
Mrs, A. E. Smith.
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Others $10 and Upward
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A Full Line of Trunks, Suit Cases and
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