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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 10, 1910)
The Avoca epsirtmemi'S
News Itemt Githered Each Week
Election passed off very quietly
('has. Jenkins was at Manley.
Wm. McKenzle spent Sunday at
Thanksgiving post cards at Copes'
J. W. Palmer was over from Ne
Ullss Imo Johnson was here from
Samuel Johnson was at Omaha on
John Ruhge made a trip to Ne
hawka Wednesday. ,
C. D. Quinton was here
Miss Louise Ruhge was at Berlin
the first of the week.
Louis Khlers hauled out a new
corn elevator Monday.
Mrs. Hanger, of Lincoln, is visit
ing Avoca relatives.
Ben Mohr made a business trip to
Central City this week.
Miss Alpha Andrews visited with
Imo Johnson over Sunday.
L. J. Marquardt left Wednesday
for a few days' visit at Utica.
A young child of Mr. and Mrs. M.
Meyers, east of town, is seriously 111.
Samuel Johnson has sold "Betsy,"
his touring car, to Chas. Hin.e, the
Edward Wilson, of Wabash, was
here Sunday visiting his sister, Mrs.
Clarence Flesh man and family, of
near Nehawka, spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ruhge were at
Berlin Monday, attending Mrs. 1 1 1 1 1
man's birthday party.
Mrs. L. W. Goesch and children, of
llaxton, Colorado, are here visiting
at the home of her mother, Mrs.
Henry Thomas went to Lincoln on
No. 13, Wednesday.
J. A. Shaffer went to Lincoln Wed
nesday morning on No. 13.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Skiles left on
No. 13, Wednesday, for Overton, Ne
braska, to visit relatives.
Rev. J. L. Snavely went to Lincoln
Chas. Jordan and Ed. Stone were
At Weening Water last Friday.
Miss Mae Prouty was shopping In
Lincoln last Saturday.
Uncle Able Prouty visited with his
neice, Mrs. Emma Cashner, a few
days this week.
Mrs. Carlton Gullion and son were
Lincoln visitors Sunday and Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Rasp, of Omaha,
visited the home folks, Sunday.
Harry Vickers visited his mother,
Saturday and Sunday, returning to
Omaha, where he works.
Commissioner Jordan was doing
county business In Lincoln last week.
Miss Nellie Dreamer, of Lincoln,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs, Geo.
Robert Johnson and son were Lin
coln visitors Tuesday.
J. II. Stroemer returned home
Tuesday from Barnestown, Nebraska,
where he has been helping his father
for the past few weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Johnson re
turned home last Saturday from
Utica, Nebraska, where they have
been visiting for some time with their
daughter and family.
Born, to Mr. and Mis. Alex Jones,
November 6, 1910, a boy.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Curyea were
transacting business in Lincoln, Mon
day. L. I). Mull, sr., went to Aurora,
Nebraska Tuesday, to visit his sister.
L. B. Appleman returned from Lin
coin last week.
Joe Waldrort was In Lincoln last
' Wednesday and Thursday on busi-ne.'-s.
Henry Greer went to Lincoln on
No. 13 Tuesday.
George Foster, who has been visit
ing here for two weeks, returned
home to Lincoln, Tuesday, on No. 13.
The series of meetings held In the
United Brethren church closed Sun
day night. Miss Nelson Joined the
church dining the meetings. Rev.
i Weaver, of Omaha, gave a ttmpcr-
anco lecture Monday evening.
1 Win. Cook and family and Frank
Cook end wife went to Manley, Sun
.' day, by the auto route. On their re-
turn home they made the run in 53
' E. M. Stono and C. R. Jordan were
Greenwood visitors Monday.
? Mrs. Fred Foster, of Hebron, spent
ft few days with her sister, Mrs. Harry
Parsoll, tho first of tho week.
.Died, at her homo In Elmwood,
early Sunday morning, November C,
1910. Mrs. Wm. Hunter. Deceased
formerly lived where I.saac Dallen-
by a Special Reporter for Thia Department of the Semi-Weekly Journa
"Alvah Green and a Barrel of
Fun," is the next number of the
lecture course, December 6th. Re
served seats on sale at Copes' drug
A box social will be given at the
Stone school house, three miles east
of Avoca, on Wednesday night, No
vember 23. All are Invited and the
teacher and scholars would like to
see a large crowd In attendance.
Louis Penterman, aged 64 years,
died at the home of Henry Maseman
Tuesday morning. The remains were
taken to Elmwood and Interment was
made in the cemetery there, lie
J leaves a wife and eight children.
A social and entertainment will be
given at the town hall on Thanks
giving night. A fine program will be
rendered, and everything good to eat
will be served. Everyone, both old
and young, are invited to attend.
Proceeds are for the benefit of the
ball team for 1911.
Saturday evening a very enjoyabla
party was given at the hospitable
home of Samuel Johnson, in honor
of Miss Imo, who was home from
Lincoln, where she Is attending high
school. About forty of the young
people were present. Games and
music made the evening pass pleas
antly and quickly, after which dainty
refreshments were served.
The Trier Sisters Concert and
Opera Quintette, a novel combination
of five sisters, was the third number
of the Avoca lecture course. They
gave an evening of genuine pleasure
end entertainment and gave our peo
ple a chance to hear some of the
best and highest class of music such
as Is not often heard outside of city
The hall was filled to its utmost
opacity, showing that the people of
this vicinity appreciate the high class
beck now resides. Tho interment
took place in the Elmwood cemetery
Wednesday at 3 p. m. The family
has the sympathy of many firends.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cashner visited
In Lincoln Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Jno. Elliott and son Johnny
went to Lincoln Saturday, returning
Mrs. Sam llardknock and children
returned home Sunday from Platts
mouth, where they had spent a week
with relatives. ,
Mrs. Walter llardknock, Mrs. Era-
ma DeVore and Grandma Bird, were
Lincoln visitors last Friday.
Harry Appleman and Rev. and
Mrs. Uptegrove visited Saturday and
Sunday In Lincoln.
Miss Jessie. Skiles and Miss Long,
of Murdock, visited with relatives at
this place from Saturday until Wed
nesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McKinsey, of
Martlnsburg, Mo., came In last Wed
nesday and visited until Monday with
Rev.- E. L. Uptegrove and family.
Last Friday being Mr. Henry Hard
knock's birthday, hi3 children sought
to surprise him, which they did by
gathering at his home to spend the
evening. Among those present were
his daughter, Mrs. DeVore, and sons
Walter and family, Jesse and Sam,
whose family was In Plattsmouth
visiting; Ell Evan and family and
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cashner. An ex
cellent oyster supper va3 served and
everyone had a splendid time. At a
late hour tho guests departed, wish
ing their host many happy returns of
the day. Mr. llardknock remarked
that "he wns in Atlanta, Georgia, 45
Saturday, November 5, 1910, being
the forty-second wedding anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Bobbitt and the
forty-first anniversary of the date on
which they homesteaded on their
place south of town, and the thirty
fifth anniversary of tie date of tho
laying the foundation of their Ah'o
home, they celebrated bv having
their children homo to visit them.
Their eons, Chas. Bobbitt, wife and
daughter-Ruth; L. E. Bobbitt, wife
and daughter Hazel, of Lincoln, and
George Bobbitt and family, who re
side on tho old homestead south of
town, were present. L. E., who Is
employed in Ihe Lincoln posfofflre,
returned home Sunday, and Charles
and family returned home Tuesday.
Will Sutton drove in Tuesday even
ing to visit home folks, from Weld
county, Colorado, where he lias taken
a claim and has been living for sev
Miss Ollio Foreman visited her
parents, Sunday, between trains, re
turning on No. 17 to University
Place, where she Is employed.
Elmer Rosenow visited in Murdock
from Friday until Sunday.
Chester Ough went to Lincoln Sat
urday, returning Sunday.
Miss Grace Foreman entertained
several of the "Oro Society" girls and
their friends, of University Place,
of entertainment furnished by the
lecture course. The sisters were
charming in all their quartette, duet
and solo work, but especially bo in
their little operetta from Martha.
Miss Edna Trier, as accompanist and
reader, was enthusiastically applauded.
After a heavy meal, take a couple
of Doan's Regulets, and give your
stomach, liver and bowels the help
they will need. Regulets bring easy,
regular passages of the bowels.
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Let us fill your wants in
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AVOCA, : : NEB.
from Friday until Sunday evening,
there being eleven in all. Miss Grace
took her guests and Miss Flo Boyles
for a drive Saturday afternoon and
while out visited at Miss Pearl Reef
er's home. They spent Saturday
evening with Miss Boyles and re
turned on No. 17 Sunday, voting Miss
Grace a charming hostess.
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its clean-cut, fearless stand on pub
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from now until January 1, 1911, or
seventy-five cents Including Sunday,
money but send to tho pulih-hers di
rect at Lincoln.
Mr. William Lefler, one of the lead
ing democrats of Elmwood, was a
county scat visitor last evening, .hav
ing brought In the election returns
from his town. Mr. Lefler was much
elated over the general results of the
From Thursday1 Dally
Mrs. A. Peitrup was a passenger
to Council Bluffs this morning, where
she will visit friends for a time.
Sam Smith was an Omaha passen
ger on the morning train today,
where he was called on business.
Mrs. Frances Chaloupa. of Morrill,
arrived today and will be a guest of
Mrs. James Nowacek for a few days.
Andy Thompson, the Cedar Creek
liquor merchant, was called to Platts
mouth to give bis evidence in the
Mr. C. R. Rhode, or Waterloo,
Iowa, traveling for the clothing con
cern of Glmble & Son, of Chicago,
called on C. K. Wescott's Sons this
Mrs. II. J. Strelght and Mrs. P. E.
Ruffner went to Omaha on the morn
lug train today and spent the day
with Mrs. Streight's daughter, Mrs.
Mrs. Vlcroy, of Tecumseh, who has
been the guest of her aunt, Mrs.
William Street, for a few days, de
parted for her home this morning on
the early train.
Mr. P. C. Peterson went to Omaha
on the morning train, today to make
arrangements for his departure
within a few days for Eugene, Ore
gon, where he will reside in future.
Mr. George II. Woo'.s, of Weeping
Water precinct, arrived last evening,
bringing in the returns from the
election. Mr. Woods says that there
was a good vote out on last Tuesday.
M1ss Bernke Newell, who has been
visiting friends at Omaha for a few
days, returned last evening.
Mrs. R. B. Hayes spent tho clay
with Omaha friends, departing for
the metropolis on No. 15 this morn
ing. E. G. Dovey & Son unloaded a car
of fine northern potatoes this morn
ing, which the firm retails at the
Mrs. A. W. Smith was a passenger
to Malvern, Iowa, on the morning
train today, whore she spent t lie day
Dr. A. P. Barnes has been on the
sick list for the past week or two,
but his numerous friends hopo to see
him around soon.
Mrs. A. Vhek departed for Chicago
last evening, where sho will make
her future home. Mr. Vleck will fol
low In a few days.
Mrs. Charles Miller and daughter,
Mlas Kate, were passengers to Omaha
this morning, where they will visit
friends for the day.
George Morrison, of Rock II luffs,
came to Plattsmouth this morning
and went over to Pacific Junction to
spend the day with friends.
Miss Amanda Saltier, who has been
quite sick for the past six weeks with
typhoid fever, has recovered and will
bo permitted to return to school this
Perry Marsh and wife and daugh
ter drove up from the farm this
morning, and Perry boarded No. 4
for Pacific Junction, where business
Mrs. C. E. Tunnel, of King City,
Missouri, accompanied by her sister,
Miss Pearl Moore, arrived last even
ing on No. 14 and will pay a visit to
their mother, Mrs. Oda Moore.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Hawksworth and
their daughter, Mrs. Dr. E. W. Cook,
were Omaha pnssengers this morning.
L. G.' Larson, contractor and build
er, wns called to Omaha on the morn
ing train today, to look after business
A. L. Anderson transacted business
In the metropolis this morning, going
up on the morning train for that
Mr. William Schneider, of Cedar
Creek, visited Plattsmouth today, and
was In attendance oithe trial In the
A. Trllity, the real estato denier,
was called to Omaha on the morning
train today on an Important real
"Bishop Sunbeams" will make any
one a fine Christmas present, especial
ly for tho young people. Paul Sta
delnian is agent for the book.
Mr. C. C. Hennlngs and his brother,
Mr. John Hennlngs, of near Louis
ville, came In from their fnrni last
evening and looked after business
matters at the court Iiouho today.
Many ills come from Impure blood.
Can't have puro blood with faulty di
gestion, lazy liver and sluggish bow
els. Burdock Blood Bitters strength
ens stomach, bowels and liver, and
purifies the blood.
W. S. Phllpot, of near Weeping
Water, motored to PlnttHinouth yes
terday morning to rcsumo his duties
ns Juror for Jho balance of tho Octo
ber term, but was excused until Mon
day, December uth.
Two babesa boy and a gtii
wero born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry
'Krnger last evening, but tho little
ones were not destined, It seems, to
live long to gladden the home of this
worthy couple. They passed away a
few hours after birth, and Mr. and
Mrs. Kruger have the sympathy of a
large circle of frleuds.
Mrs. Curtis was a rassenger to the
metropolis on the afternoon train to
day. Mr. A. W. While, the merchant,
was called to Omaha on the after
noon train today.
Chicken pie, all you can eat, only
25 cents, Thursday evening at the
Mrs. E. Manspeaker w ent to Omaha
on the fast mall today to look after
some items of business.
Mr. F. J. Trimble, of Oconta. Ne
braska, is In the city the guest of E.
Manspeaker and family.
R. M. Schlaes and wife transacted
business In Omaha this afternoon, go
ing on the afternoon train.
Mr. A. S. Will departed for Akron,
Colo., on the afternoon train today,
where ho was called on business.
Mr. G. P. Meislnger, ot near Cedar
Creek, was in the city today attend
ing the trial of Kee.cr and Sitzzman.
J. C. McCrary. of LaPlatte, was a
Plattsmouth visitor, looking after
business matters between trains to
day. Mr. L. L. Ingalls and wife and son
returned from Arkansas last evening,
where they have been sending their
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Steppcrt were
Omaha passengers on the fast mall
today, where Mr. Steppcrt was called
R. L. Metcalfe's "Bishop Sun
beams" Is a fine book, and just the
proper thing for a Christmas present.
See Paul Staddelmnn, agent.
Paul Roberts, of Cedar Creek, was
In the city today, cnlled here as n
witness in tho ease of the state
against Kee'.er and Sitznian.
Mrs. Mabel Smith, who has been
absent from this city for the past
severnl weeks, returned home last
(veiling. Mrs. Smith has Just closed
a very successful season as head trim
mer In one of the leading millinery
stores at one of the lively little cities
Itching, torturing skin eruptions,
disfigure, nnnoy, drive one wild.
Doan's Ointment brings quick relief
and lnstlng cures. Fifty cents at any
Mrs. Albert Stokes and little
nephew, Jesse Blunt, and Mrs. Stokes'
little daughter were Omnha passen
gers this afternoon, going to tho hos
pital to accompany Mrs. Blunt home.
Those who fall to seo "Ishmael" at
the Parmelo Saturday night will re
gret it all their lives, as this has the
reputation of kelng one of the finest
productions of the age.
John Hiber. who has been on the
sick list for two weeks, wns able to
be on tho street, today. His many
friends hope that lie will be able to
resume work at the shop soon.
Mrs. Everett Knton was a passen
ger to Laliatte yesterday at noon,
where she went to accompany her lit
tle daughter, Laura Elizabeth, home.
Little Iaura Elizabeth went to Ln
Plntto last Friday with her aunt
Gladys for a visit wit'.i friends. For
a little tot this was quite a stay, and
she was very much pleased to see
her mother. They returned hon
It Is said that there are certain
springs In Europe that give relief and
euro Eczema and other skin diseases.
If you knew that by washing In these
waters you could be relieved from
that awful Itch, wouldn't you make
every effort to take the trip to
Europe at once? Would you not bo
willing to spend your last cent to find
But you need not leave home for
these distant springs. Relief Is right
here In your own home town!
A simple wash of Oil of Winter
green, Thymol and other Ingredients
as compounded only in D. D. D. Pre
scription will bring Instant relief to
that terrlblo burning Itch, and leave
tho skin as smooth and healthy as
that of a child.
If you liavo not already tried It,
get at least a 25 cent bottle today. We
assure you of Instant relief.
Weyrb h & Iladraba,
Red Cross Drug Store.
Hon. C. E. Mctzger came down this
morning, being called hero as a wit
ncES In the Sitzman-Keezer murder
case, now being tried In the district
court, and will probably remain for
several days. Chris bears his honors
mceJily, but feels good over tho gen
eral results throughout tho . entire
"Ishmael" is one of Mrs. South
worth's greatest stories, and those
who liavo rend tho book should tako
the opportunity to see it played.
WASH THAT TGH AWAY
And His Trip
j MEK1CA again established a
i world's record on the cloning
JTA. day of the Belmont park avia
tion meet wheu Itulph John
stone, the young aeronaut from Kan
sas City, wont up to a beight of 9,71 1
feet lu a new Wright biplane known
as the "baby roadster." It was a uew
machine, and after his tligbt was over
Johnstone declared Unit If he hud been
more familiar with handling It he
would have gone the additional "SH
feet needed to have given him the cov
eted record of 10,000 feet elevation.
By his record breaking flight John
stone won $3,r00, but if he had gone
up 10,000 feet he would have won an
additional $ 1,500, or about $."..5 a foot.
To make a world's record ln had to
go higher than t),1S5 feet, the height
reached by llenvl Wynm.ilen, a Dutch
flier, tit Moiruiolon le Grand. Frauce.
two months ago.
Johnstone was so chilled by the cold
when ho returned to the earth that bo
could barely stagger, and nn onlooker
said that fcis efforts at moving were
suggestive of the lirst efforts of a new
ly hatched chicken.
"I wauled to make 10.000 feet." John
stone said. "As long ax. my eiigiin
held out I stu-k to the Job. But it
started to "sputter and skip nnd get
unruly, and I had to come down.
"I went up steadily until 1 got about
8,500 feet high. Then the air got so
rarelied that 1 began to notice changes
lu the engine clue to the effect of tho
nlr on the gasoline. The propellers
got slower, and I did not have tho
Fame Hunting power nil around. I bad
to work up mighty slowly. I pointed
the biplane straight lit. I w'iis silting
like a man lu a lowered morris chair
just about In that position. And that
I'hoto by American l'riwi Association,
ii Ar.ru JOUNHTONK.
sort of posiilou will get your nerve a
Ultlo when you are that far up ubovo
the whole world.
"I had tin iineruld barometer on my
wrlstj nnd I kept looking at. It right
ulong. That steadied me, nil hough I
was getting a bit whlrly In (be bead,
mid 1 was ho colli I could hardly
move. I saw that 1 luul Dealt u t!m
world's record all light, ami then I
wim edgln;; up for the lO.Ono feet. It
wasuwfuliy slow oiU. But up to that
(line my eulne hml I. eld up all r;;!it.
I had gone tip S.r.oo fyet In twenty
flvo minutes, it took lue thll ly-livo
minutes to get up I lie rest of the way
-tit least that.
"Just tin n my engine begun to mis
behave. It sputtered and It missed.
In the bi biplane I had been riillng
all along this wouldn't have worried
me. If the engine gave out altogether
I would have taken my chiitioe on
gliding M rule. lit to fin 1 1). But this lit
tle biplane I was afraid to trust un
less I bad some power to control It
on the 'Hats'-I mean by Hint term nt
the end of n glide, when I would want
to hit n level for n.fcw second.
"I enme down the mile and threo
qnarters tied more In about six inin
Ute!. The little biplane I found va
ready to unswer Hie any time I wanted
to put her on il level."
Machins to Test Propellers.
The HileeosM of the bird men and th'
way In which soeleiy N going lu for
aviation mean mm-h to tin iitmiurac
turers, and not a few of them In tills
country are already ivuplng a harvest
in this direction. It Is abroad, how
ever, that orders nre pouring Into many
of the big planm for work of that. Mini,
and the manufacturers are spending
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K)H TKSTINO A I It rilOlT.M.KIM.
thousands of dollars lu building ma
chinery to meet the demands. One of
the largest llrms In England. vhi h has
recently turned Its attention to the?
building of dirigibles, has Just Installed
lu the works a unique it ml gigantic
whirling table for testing air pro
pellers. The prupoller which Is driven
by a 100 horsepower eiojine make
from 2'A (0 1.000 revolutions per min
ute w hen being tested
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