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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 19, 1911)
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We aim to serve ech customer alike
in all business matters, and give each
the best bank service.
A man with a small volume of busi
ness receives the same attention from
our officers as does large depositors.
Our service means accommodation.
Service in matters of consequence also
means with us. service in minor deal-ingi-in
We are alwajs glad to talk over busi
ness matters with you. whether you are
a customer or not. We are confider.t
that our service will giveyou entire satisfaction.
M. G. Churchill was a riattsniouth
visitor Wednesday morning.
H. C. Long wan In South Omaha
Tuesday with a carload of hogs.
Mrs. W. C. Brown has been num
bered with the sick for the past week.
II. G. Todd shipped a car of stock
to South Omaha Wednesday evening.
fi. M. Mlnford shipped a car of
cattle to Fouth Omaha Monday even
ing. Henry Long shipied a car of hogs
to Fouth Omaha on Monday of this
Mrs. Mlra McDonald took dinner at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
Mrs. James Loughrldge and moth
er, Mrs. W. A. Brown were In Omaha
James Campbell were In atti'iid-
ance at the play in Plattsmouth Tiles-1
I'at Campbell was among those In
Bttendnnce at the play In riattsniouth
W. K. Dull went to Lincoln Wed
nesday morning to attend the meet
ing of the elevator men.
Mrs. Win, lllce has been numbered
with the sick for the past few days
suffering with a severe attack of ton-
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Young, Mrs.
Berger and Mrs. Carroll were In at
tendance at the play In I'lattsmouth
Mont Robb was visiting with his
numerous friends In and near Murray
going to riattsniouth In the evening
to attend the play.
Mrs. L. A. Baxter, who has been
visiting with friends and relatives In
Cheyenne, Wyoming, for tho past few
months, returned home Wednesday
W. H. McDunlel, who has been
working with tho M. P. at Nebraska
City, came homo this week Buffering
with an attack of LaOrlppo. He will
remain homo for a few days.
Tlirlnia, the little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Alex Rhoden, who has been
no 111 with bronchial pneumonia for
the past fovv days, Is some better at
this time. Tho tralued iiurso who
has been In attendance for the mist
week, returned to her home In Omaha
Wednesday evening. Tho little one
belne out of danger.
Jol:n Fanis and Will Rice, who
have been visiting with friends and
relatives at their old home In Vir
ginia, returned home last Friday.
They report a very pleasant visit with
old friends and relatives, but they
have no deRire to return to that part
of the world to make their home.
They prefer Nebraska.
In the last Issue ot tlio Journal
thero appeared a local news Item
picked up in Palttsmouth (dating that
Mrs. Tessle Stokes and Mr. Ed. Slo-
urn vv.ro In attendance at tho play In
I'luttFTrouth a few days previous.
This Item road as though they attend
ed tho play In company, when It
should have been In two soparato
items. While both parties were at
tending tho paly they were not In
racb o'hers company.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L'. naker eniur
talned a number of friends last Fri
day evening In honor of their father,
Mr. M. C. Baker, who was visiting
hero from Nodaway, Michigan. Card
was the entertainment of tho even
ing. At the usual hour fresh orsters,
celery and coffeo were served. Those
In attendance were Messrs. J. W.
Holmes, W. C. Urown, M. G. Church
Ill. D. C. Rhoden, Dr. A. E. Walker,
Dr. J. F. Urendel, Jeff Urendel, Jas.
Iioughrldge, Lee Nickels, George
Nickels, M. C. Maker and A. L. Ba
ker. A royal time was enjoyed by
all In attendance.
Dr. A. K. Walker was an Omaha
visitor last Saturday.
J. T. Torter was a business caller
In I'lattsmouth today.
Mrs. I. M. Davis and daughter Lora
were Omaha visitors last Saturday.
Mrs. Itountrce, of Nebraska City,
was visiting friends here last Satur
day. S. G. Latta Is numbered with the
sick this week, suffering from an at
tack of tho grip.
Hev. Ross Williams, of Lincoln,
tilled the pulpit at
for the' first
Win. Rice was looking after some
business matters In the county seat,
and while heer paid the Journal
offlco a brief call.
Mr. M. C. Baker and daughter, Mrs.
Robert Smith, departed this week for
Clay Center, where they go for a visit
with a daughter of Mr. Baker, Mrs.
E. A. Burton.
Mrs. Jamos Holmes returned home
from Burlington Junction Tuesday,
where she had accompanied her Bis
ter, Mrs. Adda Keenan to the springs
The dance given at the Jenkins hall
on last Saturday evening was not so
well attended as usual, owing to so
much sickness and the bad condition
of the roads.
Mrs. Lloyd Gapen, who has been so
seriously 111 for the past few weeks,
Is Improving. The trained nurse who
was attending her has returned to
her home In Omaha.
Mrs. James Holmes and Mrs. W. S.
Smith entertained a large number of
friends last Thursday afternoon In
honor of Mrs. Wm. Holmes, of Car
bondalo, Kansas, and Mrs. Lena
Brooks, of Dawn, Missouri.
Miss Paulino Oldham spent last
Friday In I'lattsmouth, going up to
attend the musical given by the
Junior Auxiliary of St. Luke's church
and remaining over to take care of
her class In public speaking on Satur
day. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Walker depart
ed Tuesday morning for a few weeks
visit with friends and relatives In
Texas. They will spend a part of the
time with 8. C. Patterson at Sweeney,
and from there will go to Galveston.
They expect to be gone about a
Tho Time To Pay Vp.
As this Is tho time of tho year
when all business men are required
to meet their numerous obligations
that fall duo on the first of tho year,
wo are compelled to call upon our
friends to Bcttlo their llttlo unpaid
bills at this time. We have always
been ready to favor our friends and
patrons and ever regret that we are
compelled to ask for a settlement at
Holmes St Smith.
Ben Brooks was a traveler to the
metropolis on the morning train to
day, whore he was called on business.
AND VICINITY ESPECIALLY
in this vicinity ami tcill mail same to this
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Rhoden was the scene of a most
pleasant and agreeable surprise on
Thursday evening, January 12, 1911,
when about forty friends and neigh
bors appeared to assist Mr. Rhoden In
celebrating his 31st birthday. While
Mr. Rhoden was considerably sur
prised, he survived the shock manful
ly, and was able to enjoy the elegant
and dainty lunch served by Mrs.
Rhoden. The guests remained until
a late hour, when they repaired to
their homes with the wish that Mr.
Rhoden might live to partake of
many more such Joyous events.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Good, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Sands, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Mldcalf, Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Wolfe, Mr. and Mrs.
Elbert Queen, Misses Bertha Nickels,
Etta Nickels, Vera Yardley, Margaret,
Vera and Francis Moore, Pearl Du-i
gay, Horcnce Mldcalf, Thelma and
Bessie Sans; Homer Yardley, Ceorgo
Oscar p.nd Mont i Shrader, Homer
Shrader, Gussle Good, Robt. Shrader,
Victor Sans, Matt and John Mldcalf,
Oscar and Oliver Lloyd, Joe Hath
away, James Tigner, Fritz Tigner;
Mrs. Belle Shrader and the host and
hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Rhoden.
Nodal Time Enjoyed.
At the hospitable home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. Porter, three miles south
west of Murray, on the evening of
January 13, 1911, occurred one of
tho most enjoyable events of the sea
son. Quite a number of neighbors
and friends had called to spend the
evening, and among the amusements
was some very' interesting musical
numbers, consisting of Instrumental
and vocal, with following participat
ing: Mr. G. W. Lloyd, violin; Mr.
Chas. Cole, alto horn; Miss Esther
Lloyd, organ, and Mr. Fred Candy,
vocal. At a late hour refreshments
were served, and when the hour for
parting arrived, all went , to their
homes feeling that the hostess and
host had been more than kind to
Those present were: Chas. Cole,
George Lloyd, T. L. Smith, Calvin
Suavely, Miss Esther Lloyd, Agnes
Lloyd, Mrs. Fred Candy, Mrs. Jessie
Porter, Mrs. Chas. Cole, Minnie and
Grate Porter, Mrs. Geo. Lloyd, Mrs.
T. L, Smith, Anderson Lloyd and
Mrs. A. L. Baker entertained a
number of lady friends at her home
on last Friday In honor of her sister,
Mrs. Maude Smith, of Eldora, Iowa.
A delicious two-course luncheon was
served. One of the moat enjoyable
features of the afternoon was the
guessing contest, formed with adver
tisements of various kinds, leaving
off the Bubjert of the ad writer, and
letting those in attendance guess as
to what line of gooas tie was adver
tising. This created considerable In
terest. Prizes were offered, and the
party guessing the greatest number
right was the winner. The prize was
captured by Mrs. Torrence Fleming.
Following were those In attendance:
Mrs. W. S. Smith, Mrs. J. W. Holmes,
Mrs. O. A. Davis, Mrs. G. II. Gllmore,
Mrs. M. G. Churchill, Mrs. T. J.
Brendel, Mrs. J. F. Brendel, Mrs. T.
.W. Fleming, Mrs. James Loughrldge,
Mrs. M. L. Smith, Mrs. William
Sporer, Miss Margie Walker, Miss Ida
Beodeker, Miss B. F. Brendel.
Homiiert His Destination.
Arnold Holmes writes to his rela
tives here this week that he has
reached his destination, Newport,
Rhode Island, where he enters the
Navy School of Training, lie reports
a very pleasant trip, going via Chi
cago, where he visited with his broth
ers a few days, and from there 4o
Brooklyn, spending a short time In
the Brooklyn navy yards. He went
from Brooklyn to Newport via boat,
which was a pleasant trip for him.
He will remnln four months In the
training school, and then comes the
final examination, and should he pnss
this post he goes on board of a man-of-war
en route for the European
countries for the summer. Up to the
present time Arnold has passed the
best of examinations. The only point
whero he was a little weak was In
the weight. At his age he should
weigh 120 pounds, while here he
balanced tho scales at 115. Owing to
the excellence of his condition physi
cally he passed this shortage without
a murmur. It will be a great educa
tional trip for Arnold.
Dr. E. D. Cummins was called to
Omahs on the afternoon train todsy
on professional business.
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Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ranard, of near
Murray, boarded the morning train
here this morning for Omaha, where
they went to consult Dr. Allison rela
tive to an Injury received by Mrs.
Ranard some four months ago. The
lady was on a ladder which was lean
ing against an apple tree when It fell
with her, breaking her leg. ,The
broken limb was set and seemed to
heal properly, but later her knee got
to troubling her, when she went to
the hospital for two weeks. The In
Jury is not entirely well, and Mr. and
Mrs. Ranard will consult the doctor
relative to It today.
Mr. and Mis. I. N. White.
Mr. and Mrs. I. S. White, two of
Cass county's pioneers, are qlute sick
at their home in Murray. For several
weeks past they both have been suf
fering with severe colds, resulting in
a siege of the la grippe, also bron
chial trouble for Mr. White. They
have been confined to their bed for
several days. Dr. T. P. Livingston
was called to Murray yesterday after
noon In consultation with Dr. B. F.
Brendel to see them. Mr. and Mrs.
White are two of the best known peo
ple In eastern Cass county, and It Is
hoped by their many friends that
their sickness may be brief in Its
nature and that they will soon be up
and around again.
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Scratch! The more you scratch the
worse the itch. Try Doan's Ointment.
It cures piles, eczema, any skin itch'
Ing. All druggists sell it.
Too Late For Thin Week.
We had the promise of a number of
news items this week that will not
appear in this Issue owing to the us-'
ual lateness of the arrival of the M.
P. train in Plattamoulh on Thursday no one to look after but himself, and
evening. The train did not arrive In financially, his cares were very limit
time for the mail to be handled at ! cd- Under tn f Dr. Brendel,
the postofflce so we are compelled to I of Murray, the wound will soon heal
print the paper and leave them over
until Monday issue. Should they
arrive our Murray readers will find
them In Monday's issue.
Cures baby's croup. Willie's daily
cuts and bruises, mamma's sore
throat, grandma's lameness Dr.
Thomas' Eclectic Oil the great
Resigns Position to Farm.
II. Howitzer and family removed to
Missouri a day or two ago, and Mr.
Howitzer will engage In farming,
taking charge of his father's largo
farm of which he will have the man
agement. Mr. Howitzer worked the
second trick as operator and. train
dispatcher at the Burlington station,
and had made many warm friends In
this city who will regret to hear of
his determination to remove from the
city. Mr. Howitzer resigned his posi
tion some time ago to take effect on
the 12th, since which time he has
packed his household belongings for
Hero From Minnesota.
August O. Obergalte and wife and
son Burnell, of Henderson, Minneso
ta, arrived today en route to their
new home In California. Mr. and
Mrs. Obernalte will visit their rela
tives. N. Halmes and family, tear
Plattsmouth, Simon Obernalte, near
Wabash, and George Hansen and
other relatives near Nehawka, before
resuming their journey to California.
KU Smith In Town.
Mr. Eli Smith, one of the leading
Foland China hog raisers In the
county, was In the city today, having
driven up from his farm in Liberty
precinct. Mr. Smith Is preparing to
make his annual sale of thoroughbred
hogs on the 9th of February. He has
a number of fine animals which will
be put In the sale.
Removes Back to Piiittsinoiidi.
George Bruhl and wife, who have
been making their home In Lincoln
for some time, removed to riatts
niouth a few days since and will In
future mako this city their abiding
place, and George will take the same
run he formerly had, from here to
Charley Tucker, wife and sister-in-law,
Miss Addle Dill, were up today
from near Murray, looking after
some business matters and also doing
some trading with our merchants.
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ADDRESS The Weekly Star, Kansas City, H9
says IT HE
WANTED TO DIE
Despondent Cass County Man
Attempts to Take His Own
Life, But Fails.
Ed. Hugson, well known by most
all the people of eastern Cass county,
while In a mood of despondency, at
tempted to take his own life at his
home, about ten miles south of Platts
mouth, on last Friday morning. Mr.
Hughson is a middle-aged man, and
a bachelor, living on the Dave Mur
ray farm. Last Friday morning, pos
sibly when seized by one of his spells
of despondency, he took a 38-callbre
revolver, pressed it to his forehead
and pulled the trigger. The ball
passed Into the forehead taking an
upward course and came out at the
top of his head, and while Inflicting
a very ugly and painful wound, the
results will not prove serious, and In
a few days he will be as well as ever.
After the shot was fired Mr. Hugh
son left his home and walked to the
home of hte" brother about a half
mile distant, where Dr. Brendel was
called from Murray and dressed the
wound. It was surely Mr. Hughson's
Intention to end his life, for it Is said
that he had written a letter to his
i friends and relatives before commit-
ting the rash act, stating as the cause
of his action that he wished to die.
From all Indications he was pursuing.
the proper course and had he raised
the handle of the weapon very little,
the ball would have passed through
his head. There seems to be no other
rau8e for Mr- Hughson's act than as
! stated. He Is a hard working man,
and he will be himself again In a few
Walt Vallery Slightly Injured.
Walt Vallery, residing near Mur
ray, was in the city today looking
after some business matters, and
noticing that he was having a rather
hard time In making his usual rounds
owing to a game leg, we asked him
the cause. He said It was caused by
a leap from his buggy last Saturday
when coming to Plattsmouth. The
neckyoke to his buggy broke and he
leaped to the ground to prevent a
runaway. This feat was successfully
performed, but Walt came out of the
affair with a slightly bruised limb
Well Pleased With New Home.
Park Chriswlsser, who formerly re
sided In this county, but who recently
removed to Dunbar, was In the city
over night, visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Bennett Chriswlsser, and
looking after some business matters.
While here he called on the Journal
and ordered the Old Reliable sent to
his address. Mr. Chriswlsser says he
is well pleased with his new sur
roundings, and his family Is well sat
isfied, lie is owner of the only meat
market at Dunbar, and says he has
got so that he can cut a round steak
as well as anybody. May he thrive
nnd prosper Is the Journal's hearty
Married Py Pastor Itatclifie.
Rev. W. T. RatcliiTe, pastor of the
Christian church, was today called
upon to perform a wedding ceremony
for a young couple from Pacific
Junction, Mr. Glen Trice and Miss
Nellie Copeland. The reverend gen
tleman performed the necessary ser
vice In his most pelnBlng and efficient
manner at 11 a. m. today and tho
newly wedded couple went their way
happily united, returning to Pacific
Junction this afternoon.
John Durman desires to Inform
thoso who need his services that he
has opened a shop at the Ora Dawson
place for shoeing horses. Satisfaction
Murray Real Estate.
I have a number of choice pieces
of Murray property for sale. See me
If you wish to purchase.
A. L. Baker.
Read the Dally Journal.
Xotlce of Chattel Mortgage Sale.
Notice is hereby given that on the
10th day of February, 1911, at the
hour of -10 o'clock a. m., the under
signed will offer for Bale at public
auction and sell for cash to the high
est bidder at the front door of the
postofflce in the city of Louisville,
Cass county, Nebraska, that certain
wooden bridge constructed by the
Calhoun Construction Company over
j and across the right of way and rail
road tracks of the C. B. & Q. Railway
Company, In Section fourteen (14),
Township twelve (12), north of
range eleven (11) In Cass county,
Nebraska, to satisfy the Indebtedness
secured by a Chattel Mortgage dated
June 16, 1909, and recorded In the
office of the County Clerk of Cass
County, Nebraska, on June 22, 1909,
at 8:20 o'clock a. m., which mort
gage was made, executed and deliv
ered by the Calhoun Construction
Company as Mortgagor to Hugh Mur
phy Company as Mortgagee to secure
the full performance by the said Cal
houn Construction Company of the
terms and provisions of a certain
contract for, grading, etc., entered
Into by said Calhoun Construction
Company with said Hugh Murphy
Company and that tho amount due
under said mortgage is the sum of
three thousand one hundred and sev
enteen dollars and eighty cents
($3,117.80); that default had been
made in payment of said sum and no
suit or other proceeding at law has
been Instituted to recover said debt
or any part thereof.
Dated this 14 th day oj January,
Hugh Murphy Company,
By W. II. Herdman,
FIGHT STOPPED BY REFEREE
AFTER THIRTY SECONDS
Yesterday afternoon'one of Platts
mouth's champion pugilists met In
the roped enclosure between the post
office and the Independent Telephone
company building, a South Omaha
pug of no mean qualiflcatious. The
fighters were quite wary . of each
other's prowess for the first few
bouts, but the battle had not been on
many seconds before some wicked
Jabs had been administered to the
This seemed to anger the South
Omaha sport, and he went In to clean
up the Plattsmouth warrior, striking
right and left, some of his blows fall
ing on the cool air, and the Platts
mouth pugilist by his dextrous foot
work and agile movements kept out
of the way of severe punishment, un
til finally the Omaha pug landed on
his opponent below the belt, when the
referee stepped In and stopped the
mill, giving the fight to Tlattsmouth's
The hour, was 4:30, and the time
of the mill about 30 seconds.
At the County Farm.
Commissioner M. L. Freldrich has
been looking after the filling of the
ice house at the county farm, which
was filled yesterday with some fine
ice from the Patterson pond.
Wooa or Kale.
One hundred loads ot wood, cut
Into stove length, for sale. Also, a
lot of hedge post3 and corn crib posts
James P. Latta.
Mrs. D. Danlher wishes to rent
forty acres of her farm land, south of
Plattsmouth. For particulars please
inquire at the home on the farm.
Graduate Veterinary Surgeon
(Formerly with U. S. Department
Licensed by Nebraska State
Calls Answered Promptly
Telephone 378 White, riattamouth.
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