The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current, September 22, 1910, Image 1

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Connors, Pitches Good Ball in Both Games But Errors in Sunday's
Game Allows Indians to Win.
From Monday's Daily. i
On the Chicago avenue diamond
last Saturday afternoon the Platts
mouth Red Sox defeated the Cherokee
Indians from Oklahoma In a fast
game of 6 to 4. The game was won
in the third inning when McCauley
singled to center sending in two
The features of the game was the
pitching of Connors, who struck out
eleven men and had five assists, the
batting of McCauley, Droege, Mason
and Hulse, the fielding of Kolpln,
Hulse, Beal, Mason and Peterson.
Gentry struck out six men.
McCauley got three hits out of four
times at bat, and drove in five runs.
Very few hits were sent to the out
field on either Bide.
' Story of the Game.
In the first inning Hulse, the r.rst
man up for the Indians, was hit by
the ball and took his base, then stole
second. Robertson fouled out to Ma
son, Rumler struck out, Kolpin sing
led to center for a base, Hulse scor
ing. Kolpin stole second, Van walk
ed, Kolpln out stealing, Ilerold to
McCauley to Peterson. One run.
Plattsmouth ttec: tne score in their
half of the first inning. Beal, first
man up, singled to center for a base,
Droege singled to the same place for
a base, Beal going to second, Beal
out stealing, Chanteau to Robertson.
Fitzgerald sacrificed to Chonteaus on
an Infield fly, Droege going to sec
ond. Droege stole third and scored
when McCauley singled to center
field for a base, Herold ended the
inning by going out, Gentry to Van.
One run.
Nothing was done in the
line till Plattsmouth's half of the
third inning. Connors up took his
base on four balls, both Beal and
Droege struck out. Fitzgerald walk
ed. McCauley singled to centerfleld
for a base, Connors and Fitzgerald
scoring, Fitzgerald going home all
the way from first base. Herold out,
Robertson to Van. Two runs.
In the fifth inning a fast double
play was pulled! off by the Indians.
A.B. R. H.
Beal, cf 5 0
Droege, ss 4 2
Fitzgerald, 2b.... 2 2
McCauley, lb.... 4 0
Herold, c 4 0
Peterson, 3b 3 0
Mason, If 4 0
Mann, rf 4 1
Connors, p 3 1
0 10
1 1
A. E.
0 0
I led to center for one base, Robert-
son scoring, Rumler tried to steal
second, but was caught after running
up and down the line one halt dozen
times and was out, five men figured
in this play, Connors to Mack to Fitz
gerald to Connors to Droege who got
him. Kolpin out, Connors to Mack,
Van singled to center for a base, Gen
try singled in the same place for a
base, Lenapoh lined to Droege who
muffed the ball, Van scoring, Lena
poh stole second but was left there as From Monday. Dally,
Schemmel fanned. L'dia Ann Newland, an old
Plattsmouth got their run in the time resident of Plattsmouth, died
seventh, and saved them from a shut ja8t night near tne hour of twelve,
out, Herold fouled to Rumler, Peter- . nf hp ,,,,.. Mr
I 1 1 . . m 1 . L I .1 I " '
1 1 son waiKea, sioie seconu turn wmu,
barque as it went into the water. It
uau oeen tne intention oi xnem to i
comply with all of the rules in such
cases and break a bottle of cham
pagne over its bow as he christened
the boat "Norma" but the launching
occurred on Sunday, prevented this
eheerlshpd rirpnni and the linnt una
Death of Mrs. Lydia Ann New- christened without the champagne.
Ian, at the Home of Her
Daughter in Bartlett.
Total 33 6 10 27 16 5
A.B. R. H. O.'A. E.
Hulse, ss 3
Robertson, 3b.. . . 4
Rumler, cf 4
Kolpln, 2b 4
Van, lb.... 2
Lenapah, If 4
Chouteau, c 4
Spencer, rf 4
Gentry, p 3
Mason walked and stole second, Mann
enfrlflcert a flv fo Hentrv and Peter-
son scored from third, Connors struck dangerously ill for several weeks and
Vermilla A. Schooley at Bartlett, la.
Mrs. Newland had been considered
olbck-Djff B ridge to be Larg
est in Nebraska.
out. ,v-.w , , , one of the biggest wagon bridges
Tn the r,lnh Hernlrf Ringed fnr A 88 81 DedSHle. r.MS. ISewland' Vebrask la selected In the
base, Peterson forced Herold, Mason fa'led "cognize him but the phy- eastern part ot the 8tate tDe 1lfttte
reached first when Schemmel drop- " l"ol''V ' " " river at Plattsmouth. In all proba.
,u""' uu, Ueui- m re- bUity WOrk on the new structure will
turned nome last evening
Mrs. Newland's maiden name was
Miss Lydia Ann Shears. She
4 3 24 11 4
Total 33
Score by innings:
C'kee Ind...l 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 14
Platts 102000 30 6
Two base hits Mason and Hulse.
Stolen bases Hulse, Robertson, Len
apah, Droege, Kolpin, McCauley and
Connors. Sacrifice hits Van and
Fitzgerald. Ease on balls off Con
nors (1), off Gentry (3). Struck out
by Connors (11), by Gentry (6).
Double play Hulse to Van. Hit by
pitched ball by Connors (Hulse).
1st base on errors Cherokee Indians
(4), Plattsmouth (3). Left on base
Cherokee Indians (4), Plattsmouth
(7). Umpire Barney Bardwell.
Scorer Gross. Time of game 1
hour and 30 minutes.
The Second Game.
On Sunday afternoon at the same
place and same line up, the Cherokee
Indians defeated the Red Sox by the
score of 5 to 1, through very poor
playing and errors in the first part
of the game. Connors who won the
first game, went in to pitch the see
ped his fly, Mann hit to Hulse, who
threw to Robertson getting Peterson,
Robertson threw to Koplin getting
Mason, making a double play. Mann
got to first, the game ended 5 to 1.
A.B. R. H. O
Hulse, ss 5 0 0
Robertson, 3b.. . .5 1 1
Rumler, c 4 2 2
Kolpln, 2b 5 0 1
Van. lh 5 1 2
Gentry, cf 3 0 1
Lenapoh, If 4 0 0
Schemmel, rf. . . . 4 0 0
Chouteau, p. ... 4 1 3
begin late this fall and an attempt
made to finish it before the fall trade
nnd Pflmn Tl'.n Tnrllnna t-aa nn in
T, i .. t.-i..i " "" "1' "
ncai new uuu iu nuiiJiu, ui uese . . .
tt.., .... t.illlls same.
Connors had nine strike outs to
Chauteau's three.
The features of the game was the
nntting of Robertson, Chanteau, Rum
ler and Van for the Indians, Droege
and McCauley for Plattsmouth; tle
fielding of Hulse, Lenapah, Schum
mel, Mason and Fitzgerald.
The Indians were in two fast dou
ble piays, Hulse to Van; Hulse to
Robertson to Kolpln.
The Indians began scoring in the
first inning, Rumler walked on four
balls, Kolpln lined to Mann who
muffed and he was safe on first,
Rumler going to third. Then Rum
ler tried to steal home after running
up and down the line between Her
old and Peterson, Rumler eventually
scoring when Peterson made a bad
throw to Herold who muffed it.
Nothing was doing till the second
Inning when McCauley for Platts
mouth started a rally, when he doub
led to right for two bases, and stole
third, but died there as Herold flew
out to Robertson, on a infield fly
Peterson was out to Hulse, and Ma
son lined to Schemmell and was out
the soldier boy from Ft. Crook made
a good catch.
Chouteau got a two base hit in the
third inning but was left there as
Hulse and Robertson both struck out
and Kolpln was out, Fitz to Mack.
The Cherokee Indians sewed up
the game in the fifth Inning on poor
head playing. Chouteau got his sec
ond two base hit when he doubled
to right field, Hulse was out to
Droege, a good catch. Robertson flew
out to Mason, Rumler hit to Ilerold,
who, threw wild to Mack, the bail go
ing to right field, Chouteau scoring
and Rumler going to third base.
Kolpln singled to center and went
to second on the throw, Rumler scor
ing. Peterson dropped Van's third
strike but he was out going to first,
Peterson to McCauley.
In the sixth Inning for Platta
mouth, Droege singled to right for a
base, Fitzgerald hit to Hulse and was
out, Hulse threw to Van, getting
Droege, making a double play.
In the seventh, the Indiana got
two more runs, Robertson trlppled to
renter for three bases, Rumler s.'ng-
reached first, when Hulse muffed his
hit, Fitzgerald hit into a double play,
retiring Droege and himself, Hulse to
Van, a good one hand, sensational
The Indians got one run in the
sixth inning, Gentry out, Peterson to
Mack, Hulse struck out, Robertson
reached first when Peterson muffed
his hit, and stole second, Rumler hit
to Peterson ho threw to Mack for
the put out, but Mack failed to get
the easy throw, it went over first
base, to the outfield, Robertson scor
ing on the play, Kolpln struck out.
The seventh inning was again a
lucky one for Plattsmouth, Mann
singled to right field for a base, and
reached second when Kolpin muffed
Chouteau threw to get him stealing.
Connors out, Huse to Van; Beal out
on an infield fly to Gentry, Mann
going to second. Droege singled to
center for a base, Fitzgerald went
all the way to second base when
Spencer muffed his fly, Mann scor
ing. Droege went to third, McCau
ley singled to center for a base, his
third hit of the game. Droege and
Fitzgerald scoring. Herold struck
out. Three runs. In the eighth,
Spencer struck out, Gentry out,
Droege to Mack, Hulse doubled to
centerfleld for two bases, Robertson
singled to center for a base, Hulse
scoring, Rumler out, Droege to Mack.
One run.
Peterson singled to center, Mason
bunted and was safe, Mann flew out
to Rumler, Connors forced Mason,
Hulse to Kolpln, Peterson going to
third, Connors stole second, Beal flew
out to Spencer.
Kolpln reached first wlien Fitz
gerald muffed his hit, and went to
second when Mack made a bad throw
to get htra stealing. Van sacrificed,
Herold to Mack. Lenapah reached
second when Mason muffed his fly,
Kolpin scoring. Lenapah stole third,
Chauteau out, Herold to Peterson to
Mack, Spencer struck out ending the
In the fourth Inning with one out,
Mason doubled to center field for
two bases, but was left there as both
Mann and Connors went out.
Total 39 5 10
A.B. R. H.
Beal, cf 4 0 1
Droege, ss 4 0 2
Fitzgerald, 2b... 4 0 0
McCauley, lb. . . .4 0 2
Herold, 3b, c... 4 0 1
Peterson, c., 3b.. 3 1 0
Mason, If. 3 0 0
Mann, rf 3 0 0
Mann, rf 3 0 0
Connors, p 2 0 1
A. E.
2 0
1 0
4 0
2 0
1 0
0 0
0 0
0 1
3 0
13 1
WU8 of next vear.
1 i Tt a i t . . i n I
uoiu ..i nuruoru, tunn., omy , i6a T Po0(.k. of Plattsmouth. and
and resided there until she was a girl U A Duff of Nebraska cltVi are be.
ten years or age wnen ner parents hlnd tna rono. thnt th(,
I X A i rti a . I
removea to vv isconsin
went with her parents to New York
where she resided for some time and
later coming west to Iowa, where in
1S74 she was married to Jeremiah S
Newland. In 18S0 with her husband,
Mrs. Newland, moved to Nebraska,
and settled in Plattsmouth where she
has resided since with the exception
of two year's residence in Lincoln, kf tnlrtytwo feet
1 7 27 18 6
Total 31
Score by innings:
C'kee Ind. ..1 0 0 0 2 0 2
Platts 0 0 0 0 0 0
u u o
0 0 0---1
To Mr. and Mrs. Newland were
born three children, Emery S., of
Omaha, Mrs. Vermilla A. Schooley,
0 of Bartlett, la.; and Miss Blaine A.,
1 of this city, who w lth two step sons,
0 William F., of this city, and George
V, of Pacific Junction, remain to
mourn her loss. One sister,
Mrs. John A. Smith of Iowa.
Mrs. Newland's husband, Jeremiah
S. Newland, died in Plattsmouth, in
1886. since which time she has resi
ded here with her children and step
children. The deceased was a con
sistent member of the Christian
eta ui!h, having been raised in the
faith of the Seventh day Adventlsts,
She was also a member of the Fra
ternal Union of America, and the W'O'
Two base hits McCauley and men'8 Relief CoI'Ps- Mrs- Newland
Chauteau (2). Three base hits
Robertson. Sacrific fly Mann. Stol
en bases Gentry, Lenapoh, Beal.
Mason, Droege, McCauley and Peter
son (2). Struck out by Connors (9),
by Chouteau (3). Base on balls off
Chouteau (3), off Connors (2).
Double plays Hulse to Van, Hulse
to Robertson to Koplin. 1st base on
errorsCherokees (4), Plattsmouth
(1). Left on base Cherokees (8),
Plattsmouth (5). Umpire Read
Time of game one hour and thirty
minutes. Scorer Gross.
was an active member in botn or
these organizations and will be great
ly missed in her large circle of good
She later Ltream be bri(ged at a point Just
seventy feet from the Burlington
railroad bridge. At this point it
would take a structure over 400 feet
long to cross the stream as it w idens
out before entering the Missouri.
In detail the bridge would have
four eighty-foot spans over the chan
net and a tressel span on each end
A sixteen foot
roadway would be on the space over
the channed and a ten foot over the
tressle spans.
As there Is not a wagon bridge
over the Platte nearer than Louisville
it would undoubtedly be a positive
blessing to farmers in eastern Ne
braska and could easily be made to
pay on the toll plan. A drive of
twenty-five miles could be shortened
for the farmer living on the south
side of the Platte and wishing to go
to Omaha. It would also make easier
the handling of grain from one side
of the river to the other.
Residents of Plattsmouth, Nebras
ka City and other South Pla.tU towns
are In high glee over the prospects
of the new bridge, as it will put thenf
In much closer touch with the me
tropolis of the state. It will make
but a forty-two mile drive from Ne
braska City to Omaha, and It Is pro
posed to envolve a plan to keep up a
splendid road all the way. Omaha
From Monday's Dally,
Eniil Weyrich yesterday saw the
completion of a task which has oecu
pied his spare time for the past two tnreBlie(1 out twenty-one bushels per
acre, and his oats made as high as
Successful l'uiinlii);.
Dr. J. H. Hall has demonstrated
that seed selection Is one of the se
crets of success In producing a large
yield of all sorts of farm products.
He hns eclipsed all of the farmers in
his locality for yield per acre of
wheat and oats. His Bprlng wheat
W. C. Beufer, wife and son, Ken
neth, came down from Lead last
Thursday evening, the wife and son to
visit with friends and "Ben" to hav
farewell duck hunt. Mr. Benfer
has sold his paper in Lead, the Daily
Register, to his former city editor,
J. E. Balllnger, and after a brief stay
n this vicinity will take his family to
Denver where he expects to again en
ter the printing business as a hired
man until such time as an opportun
ity presents itself to purchase a plant
In some of the adjoining towns of
that city when he will branch out for
himself again. He has had a strenu
ous time In the management of the
Register for the past five years, and
particularly the last year, during
which time he has been sleepless in
attempting to keep the miners' union
alive. In doing this, from principle,
he has met all kinds of discourage
ments, many of those who believed
differently from Mr. Benfer doing ev
erything possible to make life a bur
den for him, going so far as to enter
his office at night time and breaking
up his machinery with sledge ham
mers, and on other occasions sending
rifle balls into hU office with the
hope, presumably, of ."accidentally"
knocking him off the Christmas tree.
There has been many efforts to boy
cott the paper, also, and all these ef
forts combined has made life some
thing of a burden. But Benfer al
ways kept on hammer and tongs, and
striking where he believed he waa
right, and now, not because he Is
afraid of those who are after htm,
but because he believes that the pa
per in new hands will accomplish the
object for which he has been laboring,
he turning the paper over to the pres
ent owner, feeling that the change
will prove beneficial to all concerned.
Although it is believed Mr. Balllnger
will keep the reputation of the Reg
ister up to its usual standard, yet'
Benfer'B trite sayings will be missed
by the many readers of the paper.
The Northwest Tost, with many
other friends in this Immediate vicin
ity, will wish him all kinds of success
In his new borne. Hello Fourche,
(S. D.) Northwest Post.
Mr. Benfer was roared In Platts
mouth where he learned the printing
business and for years followed the
business previous to going to South
Dakota. Billy Is a very fine gentle
man and the Journal together. with
their hosts of Plattsmouth friends
wish him and his family prosperity
wherever they go.
and a half years. The task referred
to was the construction of a launch
which we predict, will prove the pride I
of the Missouri river, at least for
miles up and down the stream. The
fifty-three bushels per acre on an
average. Dr. Hall screened his wheat
that he sowed twice, and the oats
were a good quality of seed. The
labor on the craft has all been geed wheat and oa(9 were pur(.hase(1
From Monday. Dally. expended by Mr. Weyrlch and when the fichborhood. and the soil on
H. S. Wiggins and H. P. Chestnut, it is considered that the hull is built L.hl(.h the nresent cron was produced
deputy state auditor of Lincoln, were of cypress and the beams of the L,ag about llke that ot tne average
in the city all last week checking frame 01 wnlte oaK ravened W1U1 . . ,e comniunltVi
over the books of the grand recorder copper nails, some idea of tne great
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or tne Degree of Honor. They arrlv- amouni oi worn requireu ol uie uuuu- ItesolutlonN.
ed in the city last Tuesday and re- er to complete u. Da eg dcm aiimaechtigen Gott ge
mained until Saturday, the volume of The len8th over a11 ,8 twenty-six fa,en hat unseren nruder Julius
business of the order being so great feet and one fourth, beam five feet Doehring aus unserer Mltte abzuruf
that it occupied five days in com- and a half, with a displacement of en Be,.eg beBChiossen, dass wis die
pletlng the task. It was indeed a three tnousand pounds, ine boat 13 c.ermanla Logo Nrs 81. deren treues
great pleasure to the grand recorder, constructed with a flush deck cabin, Ultgjed er waF( der traucrnden Fam-
Miss Teresa Herapel, to have such ex- with engine under cover and rurnisn- gowe den Verwandten unset
pert accountants, as they are without InK Plenty or power, ine power, a herzllchstes, Beileld auszudruecken
an exception two of the best in the two cylinder, two cycie uooeri s mo- Ferner sel'es beschlossen, dass cine
state, pronounce her books perfect in tor, cylinders four by three and one- Absohrlft dleser Beschlusse in das
every particular. While this Is slm- half inches, given ten horse power; protokoll der Logo clngetragen wlrd,
ply confirming what Miss Hempel 90 revolutions per minute.
well knew would be the result, it is The motor drives a sixteen by
always a source of great satisfaction twenty-four Inch bladed screw at 600
to one, after a thorough examination revolutions per minute. The launch
by experts, to receive their report is equipped with dynamo and stor-
and endorsement of the fact. We ago batteries, permitting electric
venture the assertion that the Degree search light and cabin lights to be
of Honor's office under the able man- "S(!(' and has a compressed air whls-
agement of Miss Hempel, Is conducted tie that will wake the echoes up and
In a more business like manner than down the valley for miles. The boat
any other similar office In tho state, will run ten miles per hour when the
as her work has received the highest motion is fully limbered up.
commendation by these two expert J,r- Weyrich first laid the keel to
accountants. I)r, Adda W. Ralston his launch January, 1908, and the
of South Omaha, grand medical ex- h(,at was designed entirely by Mr.
amlner, and Mrs. Katlo Schmitt of Weyrlch. Fully 100 people were
Omaha, grand receiver, were also in present at the launching of the craft
Drntlst Drowned.
Dr. 11. S. Ganson, a well known
dentist of Nebraska City, Is supposed
to have been drowned In the Missouri
river early Sunday morning. He had
been In the habit of going to the river
to swim. Ills clothing was found on
the bank near RIvervIew park by
fishermen with his bicycle nearby.
The clothing was neatly folded and
there is no evidence to support the
theory ot suicide advanced by some.
Ganson was very popular In lodge
and church circles. Men have been
dragging the river and using dyna
mite, but the body ms not yet been
und elne Abschrlft der trauernden
Famllle uebergben wlrd.
William Ottersteln.
John Wlckman.
Joe Droege.
Little Hoy Injured.
Jennings Seybcrt. a little five year
old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Sey
bert of Cullom while at school last
week, in a scuffle with some larger
boys fell in such a way as to fracture
one of his elbows. Mr. McNurlln
happened to be at Mr. Seybert'a when
tho little fellow was brought home,
und with Mr. fievliprt. took the little
the city Saturday, the latter officers' and assisted by about thirty men, boy Jn h,a autQ( go,ng flt onro tQ
books being checked at the same time the wagon on which the boat was ,... . . whf,re lha ln.
and while the task required but little taken to the river was backed into Jury vag dresHed and tne 9lbow
time, they were found O. K. in every the water about 200 feet south of the plac(jd ,Q ft p,agter ca(jt ThJ mtlo
Burlington bridge and the new launch
boy is doing as well as could be un
slipped gracefully into the water and k Q clrcum8tance8
nmii h n hAAii fir t n a nagnmn on
v Ul crow. Misses Clara and Alice Wey- Mrs. John Creamer of Wabash
ray were Plattsmouth visitors today, Lch and jIlflo Helen JeS9 were pre- spent Sunday in this city the guost
called here on business. 'Bent and took a snap shot of the of Miss Julia Kerr.
Child Badly Scalded.
A special from Louisville under
date of September 17 sayB: "The
little child of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore
Koop of this place was badly scalded
yesterday by falling Into a dish pan
of hot water. A physician was called
and It is believed the child will live.
Mrs. Koop had been scalding a chick
en and placed the pan of water on the
floor preparatory to emptying it. She
turned away for a moment and as
she did so the child fell Into the pan
From Tundr. v'g Pnlly
Met Willi Painful Accident.
Yesterday morning while cutting
corn for his chickens, Mr. C. Tyler,
who resides on west Rock street, had
the misfortune to sever the end of
his thumb on the left hand. Mr.
Tyler was using a hatchet which was
quite sharp, and in some unaccount
able way got his thumb in the line
of the blow. Tho Injured thumb bled
profusely and he went to the house
and Mrs. Tyler dressed the injured
thumb, and tho patient is getting
along as well as could be expected.
Miss Mary Foster, county superin
tendent, departed at noon for a tour
of tho county schools, expecting to
spend the entire week visiting with
schools. Miss Foster visited her par
entg at Union over Sunday, return
ing this morning.