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The 1911 Interlocking Style
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A ROAD LAW THAT
WOULD WOOD ROADS
The Sioux City (Iowa) Tribune,
commenting upon a bill introduced
by Senator Van Law In the Iowa leg
islature, hits the nail right on the
head, and would prove Just as good
law for Nebraskka as in Iowa. The
"lie proposes the creation of a
state highway commission of three
members, composed of the civil engi
neering professors at Iowa Oity and
Ames and a civilian to be appointed
by the governor, these three to serve
-without pay and to appoint a state
highway engineer, with a salary of
$4,000 a year, who shall serve during
.sood behavior. This engineer would
lay out plans for a system of state
highways and see to their building,
charging half their cost to the coun
ties In which they are laid.
"It Is a wise provision to make the
engineer's office non-partisan and
put up a salary sufficient to, attract a
competent man one who cannot be
Temoved except for mismanagement,
neglect of duty or disability. It Is,
however, a serious question whether
the bill should not go further and
provide for county engineers.
"Let these engineers have absolute
charge over the highways and bridges
of the county, taking over the work
that now develops upon the county
surveyors. Let them be empowered
to make recommendations and put a
veto on county appropriations of
money for work that will not stand
the test of a scientific road builder
"The efforts of boards of super
visors and township trustees to build
and maintain roads have been and
cannot but be monumental failures
and a waste of public money. Un
trained men cannot successfully un
dertake and carry on engineering en
terprises. Trying It they have ex
pended millions of Iowa money that
might as well have been sent up In
emoke for all there Is now to show
for It. The colleges are turning out
hundreds of properly trained men.
Provide the machinery for a wise ex
penditure of road and bridge funds,
make It easy and rapid to operate and
keep It "well oiled," and there will
be no need for additional wheel
Charles Gerlack, of Manley, who
was elected as justice of the peace
last November, has written the com
missioners for his supplies. You can
hall Charles as "Judge" In future.
SPORTSMAN and TELEPHONE
During the hunting season a man may want to
go only a few miles away, or ha may desire to travel a
long distance from home. But wherever he goes he
wants immediate teltphone connection with hit-family.
The universal policy of the Dell Telephone System has made
it possible to get immediate communication with your home
nearly everywhere you go. Bell
Mrs. William Wynn Very Sick. '
Saturday evening Mrs. William
Wynn had a serious attack of illness
from which she partially recovered.
Sunday she was sick most of the day.
Yesterday morning a physician was
summoned and prescribed for the
patient, and said she had had a
stroke of paralysis, and that by care
ful nursing Mrs. Wynn would get
some better, but that another stroke
might recur at any time.
IS. GOON EIGHTY YEARS
OLD SENT TO ASYLUM
Yesterday the Cass county board of
Insanity, composed of Attorney D. O.
Dwyer, Dr.-B. F. Brendel, of Murray,
and Clerk of the District Court Jas
M. Robertson, held a session of the
board at Weeping Water, In which
Mrs. Anna Coon, the aged widow of
Norman Coon, was ordered re
strained at a private hospital.
Mrs. Coon Is 84 years or age, and
has been acting queerly ' for some
weeks, her falling mind being attrib
utable to her extreme age. Mrs
Coon is the step-mother of Mrs. D. M
JoJhnson, of Weeping Water. Mr
Johnson, who Is Mrs. Coon's
guardian, has been directed by the
board to take his step-mother-in-law
to St. Bernard's hospital at Council
Bluffs, as Mrs. Coon has ample means
to maintain her comfortably a3 long
as she lives. The aged woman's hus
band has been dead about eight
Might Have Proven Serious.
We have been informed by one of
our valued readers that Mr. and Mrs
John Group, residing near Louisville
experienced a slight runaway las
Friday that might have resulted very
serious. He was coming to Louis
ville and in passing down a hill the
neckyoke broke and let the tongue
fall, at which time Mr. Group en
deavored to stop the buggy by grab
blng the front wheel. He was thrown
to the ground, alighting upon hi
head and shoulders, but was not in
Jured to any serious extent. Th
team ran into Louisville and stopped
at the customary.hltchlng post. Mrs
Group remained in the buggy and
Mr. Bolden and wife, of Wabash,
were looking after business In Judge
Beeson'8 office this morning, having
come down to the county seat last
evening to look after matters of .im
portance to Mrs. Bolden.
service is direct, efficient and
uui I EM .
C. L. CLARK, Local Manager.
Loses Her Trunk. I
Miss Grace Dalton, who has been
attending York college, returned
from that Institution last evening,
where ste went afier the Christmas
holidays to put a tracer after her
trunk, which was lost by the railway
company during the rush of holiday
traffic. Miss Dalton checked the
trunk for Plattsmouth when she got
her ticket to come home to spend the
Christmas vacation, and has never
seen the trunk since, and It seems
that no trace of It can be found by
the railway agents. Miss Dalton went
back to school after the vacation was
over hoping that the missing trunk
could be traced and returned to her
at York, but up to the present time It
has not been found.
RiCKW OF PHIL
ADELPHIA IH THE TOILS
Richard Turner, of Philadelphia,
who arrived from the city of broth
erly love Saturday, was so chilled by
the reception accorded him In Platts
mouth that he Immediately took to
drink to drown his disappointment.
He soon accumulated a Jag that ren
dered him unconscious and was gath
ered in by the police and given quar
ters at the county jail with the com
Yesterday Turner was wrought be
fore Judge Archer with his counten
ance so badly disfigured that he re
sembled a prize fighter Just out of a
mill. He informed the judge that he
was looking for work, that he had no
recollection of anyone belting him on
the Jaw. The court gave him the
usual fine for first offense, $5.00 and
costs. In default of payment Turner
was returned to Jail, where he will
board at the city's expense.
Some time before the man was
found in the beastly state of Intoxi
cation he found his way Into Dr.
Ransom's dental office and asked the
doctor to examine his Jaw. He was
at that time so drunk that his tongue
was becoming thick and his speech
difficult to understand. By the aid
o' an Interpreter Dr. Ransom ascer
tained that something was wrong
with Turner's face, and on examina
tion it was discovered that the Jaw
was broken. Turner then went with
Dr. Ransom to Dr. Livingston's office
and the Jaw was set. Jt is likely that
Turner did not recall the Incident at
;lie doctor's office as he said nothing
about it to the court.
FIRE STARTED FROM
SPARK FROM ENGINE
Last evening while the hack teams
were standing at the Burlington sta
tion awaiting the arrival or No. 2 the
switch engine In passjng the station
threw sparks at a lively rate, one of
which alighted upon the blanket cov
ering one of the Parmele barn horses,
setting the blanket on fire. The
driver was not far away and noticed
the black smoke arising from his
team and rushed over to It and re
moved the blanket from the horse
and threw It on the ground and
stamped the fire out, but not until a
hole the size of a man's hat was
burned In the blanket. The spark
fell on the back band of the harness
and had not yet reached the animal,
but had it not been discovered at the
moment, there would have been a
lively runaway very shortly.
(nod Fire Alarm.
We are Informed that Louisville
has a new fire alarm that Is a daisy,
and never fails to call the people to
the rescue. This new alarm was dis
covered during the fire that flour
ishing little city experienced a few
days ago. It Is said that when the
fire broke out all the bells and horns
available In the city were set going
to call for aid without the desired re
Bult. Finally the trusty city marshal,
C. M. Seybert, put In his appearance,
and with one yawp from his massive
vocal organs, aroused the entire city
and surroundings. Since the new
alarm has been discovered it is the
duty of the city of Louisville to In
crease Cam's salary end let him
serve as chief of the fire department.
Sam Shuniuker Falls On Ico.
As Sam Shumaker attempted to
board No. 15 this morning he slipped
on the Ice, and although he had hold
of the Iron rods supporting the coach
steps he got a hard fall, sliding al
most under the car, which would
have crushed him had It been In mo
tion at the time. Mr. Shumaker re
gained his footing with difficulty and
sustained no Injury apparent at the
time, except a severe shaking up.
Constipation Is the cause or many
ailments and disorders that make life
miserable. Take Chamberlain's Stom
ach and Liver Tablets, keep your
bowels regular and you will avoid
these diseases. For sale by F. O.
Frlcke ft Co.
DEATH OF DR.
Passes Away This Morning at
His Home in This City
From Weilnonclay'i "Dally.
Dr. A. P. Barnes, who has been
more or less of an invalid for the
past three years, passed away at his
home on South Ninth street this
morning near the hour of 10 o'clock.
Anthony Tolaskl Barnes was born
in Michigan,' August 1, 1S51. He
grew to manhood in his native state,
coming to Nebraska, he settled at
Schuyler, while yet a young man. Be
ing possessed of a roving disposition
he did not reside at Schuyler long,
but later went to Texas, where he
lived for about three years, after
ward he resided at Fremont for a
time. While he resided at Schuyler
he took up the study of veterinary,
which he pursued with diligence, and
began the practice of his profession
at that place. During his practice
Dr. Barnes accumulated a large
library which he had the misfortune
to lose by flre. He was married
twice, the first marriage being with
Mrs. Nora M. Lockwood, at Cold Har
bor, Michigan, the ceremony being
solemnized on the 2Sth day of Sep
With his wife Dr. Barnes went to
Missouri, where he practiced his pro
fession for a year, removing from
Missouri to Nebraska, coming to
Plattsmouth for the first time about
twenty-one years ago.
Three children were born to this
marriage, one of whom, Leandor G
Barnes, survives. On coming to Cass
county, Dr. Barnes settled at Elm
wood, where he resided for about six
years, when he removed to Auburn,
where he resided a year or so, rcmov
ing to Plattsmouth. About eight
years ago his wife died, and in 1907,
Dr. Barnes was married to Mrs. Katie
Barkus, at Omaha.
After his marriage the second time
Dr. Barnes was engaged in the res
taurant business and did a thriving
business until the flood of three years
ago which caused him to be a heavy
loser. Dr. Barnes' illness dates from
his exposure In the waters of the
flood which filled the basement of the
building he then occupied on Sixth
street. His labor to save his prop
erty at that time, wading in water
several feet deep and the worry over
his loss, caused him to be sick after
ward and he never. fully regained his
health, but has gradually failed, and
a n.onlh or so ngo became so reduced
l:i strength that he was compelled to
take to his bed.
He is survived by his wife, one son,
Leander G., and three step-sons, Roy
and Frank Barkus, of Omaha, and
Lester Barkus, of Plattsmouth, re-
Biding at home.
He Is also survived by one brother,
C. S. Barnes, M. D., of Burr, Nebras
ka, and one sister, Mrs. Nancy Came
ron, of Battle Creek, Michigan.
The funeral will occur Thursday
afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Meth
odist church, conducted by Rev. Aus
VISITS THE NEBRASKA
STATE FA1AT LINCOLN
Ben Horning was a Lincoln pas
senger on the morning train today,
where he expected to attend the sale
of surplus blooded hogs at the state
farm tomorrow, where there will be
a sale of cattle and hogs at noon.
While In Lincoln Mr. Horning will
attend the annual meeting of the
Farmers' Mutual Insurance company
of the State of Nebraska. This pop
ular company wrote $13,600,000 of
new business among the farmers last
year. The company has In force In
Cass county two and one-half million
Insurance. It takes no risks except
on farm business and Insures against
fire and lightning, wind and torna
does. In County Court.
Judge Beeson was engaged this
morning hearing the petition for the
probate of the will of the late Chris
ten N. Fessenbek, who died at his
home In Elmwood, on the 19th of
December last. The property In
volved aggregates some ten thousand
dollars of personal property, consist
ing of notes and mortgages, and cer
tificates of deposit. The heirs are
four adult children and the widow.
The will by Its provisions gives the
bulk of the property to the widow.
Attorney Dalles Dernier appeared In
court for the petition asking the pro
bate of the will.
Th only tnrgictl houtt is the
Weat wher ail fining it don
by so cipert. Largest stack
of Iruise In th West.
THE W. O. CLEVELAND DRUQ CO.
OMAHA, MURABHA 7 '
l'lirliiiton Closed Tlm Station!!,
Three of the smaller stations on
the Burlington lines west of the Mis
souri were announced as dosed by
n order Issued by G. W. Holdredge,
general manager. The three statlous
closed were Roxet, Wyoming, Janu
ary 14; Willard, Colorado, January
17; Fort Laramie, Wyoming, January
20. The closing of these stations was
caused by the fact that the railroad
business In the west at present Is
very quiet, not only on the Burling
ton lines, but on all the roads. Both
in the passenger and freight depart
ments the business is at the lowest
ebb of the yea,r, and will probably
not pick up until after the middle of
Febrauary Omaha Bee.
Plattsmouth, Neb., Jan. 1G, 1911.
Editor Journal: In Saturday's
Issue of the Journal appeared an
article signed by an "Inquirer" and
commented upon by the Journal
man to the extent of confessing In
ability to answer same.
Now, the Inference to be drawn
from the article Itself and the editor's
mild comment Is that, the writer of
the article, and the editor are not
Ignorant as to the real reason for the
different attitude, especially of courts
of that character (federal courts)
and, however much we may deplore
or deny, the fact remains there are
classes In "this land of the free and
home of the brave" (?) referred to
by you In Saturday's Issue of the
ournal. And those classes referred
to are the possessing class and the
producing class, or In other words,
the capitalist class and the working
class. And the capitalistic class who
through their large campaign contri
butions control the hiachinery of
government and put up for election
for Instance, such fellows as our fat
man Taft, for president, who In turn
appoint to such positions as federal
Judges (gentlemen of the cloth) who
decide such cases In such manner as
referred to In Saturday's Issue of the
Journal on behalf of the fellows with
the big purse.
Therefore, Moyer, Haywood and
Pettibone, of Colorado; representing
the underpaid miners of the Western
Federation, and Fred D. Warren,
editor of the socialist weekly, of Kan
sas, are not the same stripe of lndi
vlduals and did not represent the
same class as did ex-Governor Taylor,
of Kentucky, hence their respective
treatment at the hands of the class
conscious capitalist court.
Briefly stated I consider this to be
the reason for such unjust and very
A Constant Reader,
GERMAN CLUB MOST
From Wednesday' Dally.
The members of the Junior and
Senior German classes of the High
school assembled at the home of
Miss Mildred Cummins last evening
for the purpose of organizing a Ger
man club, which will meet every two
weeks at the homes of the members
of the club. After the club had been
thoroughly organized the following
officers were elected: Matthew
Herold, president; John Falter, vice-
president, and Reu Frans, secretary
At these meetings the evening will
be devoted to the study and mastery
of the German language, with Miss
Johnston as Instructor. Following
the election of officers, the time was
very pleasantly spent In singing Ger
man songs. Misses Opal Fitzgerald
and Fannie Will presided at the
piano. A number of recitations In
the Cerman dialect were also given
Light refreshments were served
There were fifteen present last even
ing. The club will meet in two weeks
and on Friday evening at the home of
Carload of Broom rorn.
James Rcbal, the boss Plattsmouth
broom man, will soon be busy once
more at his old trade, that of broom
making. He Is receiving a carload of
corn from Oklahoma this week. Mr.
Rcbal has experienced considerable
trouble for some time past In secur
ing corn to even Bupply his homo cus
tomers, and owing to the scarcity of
the corn and the very high price, Mr.
Rebal has been closed down for some
time. He even tried to grow his own
crop this last season, but owing to
the drouth this venture failed. The
new crop now being In ho will soon
bo supplying the people with those
high class brooms that bear the
N. J. Brown, of the government
building construction force, departed
for his home at Little Sioux, Iowa,
this afternoon, where he will visit
relatives until the weather Is such
that work will be resumed on the
"III i BAD "
Many a Plattsmouth Reader.
Will Feel Grateful for This
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trouble. I had severe pains across
the small of my back and on this ac
count It was difficult for me to stoop
or arise from a chair. I tried several
remedies, but to no avail and finally
when I had the good fortune to hear
of Doan's Kidney Pills, II procured a
box at Rynott & Co's drug store.
Within forty-eight hours after 1 took
the first dose, I felt better. Since then
I have always kept a supply of Doan's
Kidney Pills In the house, finding
that they bring the best of results."
(Statement given June 6, 1906.)
A Second Statement.
On December 30, 1908, Mr. Hall
said: "I cheerfully confirm my for
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Pills. I know that this remedy Is a
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. WIOKPIXU WATKlt.
Dr. J. C. Fate, after a long sick
spell, has finally Improved and Is out
of danger. The doctor suffered from
a ahrd cold.
A baby girl was born on Sunday,
January 8th to Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Comer, living on II. A. Schneider's
farm. The baby lived but a short
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spangler are
feeling pretty well satisfied over th
stork'B visit last Wednesday, Jan. 4.
1911, when a girl baby was left at
J. D. Rough and daughter, Agnes,
departed Thursday night for a
month's visit in Wichita, Kansas,
Norman and Enid, Oklahoma. At tha
latter place Mr. Rough's daughter,
There was a freight train wrecked
on the Missouri Pacific a mile east ot
Elmwood, last Friday, besides th
Inconvenience to the passengers,
there was no mall received that day.
Ten cars, the tender and caboose,
were off the track.
Mrs. Theo. Scheffer was visiting
her son Frank, at the restaurant,
Sunday, and when she started to
leave, forgot about a second step at
the door, and in stepping away was
thrown compeltely over on her back
and received such a shaking up that
a conveyance was called to take her
home. She Is getting along nicely
since the accident.
John Behling, a prominent farmer
on route 2, met with a serious and
painful accident last Saturday. He
was climbing a ladder to the loft la.
the cow barn, and carrying some ar
ticles In his hands. When near th
top he lost his hold on the ladder
and fell over backwards, striking th
manger, fracturing one right rib and
the bone punctured the lung. Dr.
Hungate says the Injury Is quit
(icni-gc Ilurr Breaks Ann.
George Barr, who lias Deen work
ing with the force of men for Mc
Maken & Son on the Ice, had the mis
fortune yesterday morning to get his
right arm broken at the wrbt.
George was at the Patterson pond at
the time the accident occurred, and
was walking on a gang plank carry
ing a 2x4 timber, when be lost his
equilibrlam In some manner and fell
to the ground and In the fall broke
his arm. He was taken to Dr. Cum
min's office, where the Injury was
dressed and George taken to his
Mule (till Did Not Make Journey.
Charles Martin, who was expect
ing the little daughter of Mr. Ruby,
of McCook, and who was bo very un
easy becauso she did not arrive on
the train when expected, received a
postal card to the effect that the par
ents did not start the little girl aa
expected for the reason that the Uttla
one had contracted a sore throat at
the time, and her parents thought It
unwise to allow her to make the
night Journey in the condition of her
Mrs. R. Rlvctt, of Eugene, Oregon,
and daughter, Mildred, who hav
been guests ot Mrs. Rlvett's sister,
Mrs. A. B. Smith, for a time, departed
for their homes this afternoon.' Mrs.
RIvett and daughter have been visit
ing In Nebraska lor the past flv
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