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Mrs. Mary McCarthy, Consort of Dennis McCarthy, Died This
Morning, After More Than a Qnarter Century Residence Here
From Saturday's Dally.
At the advanced age of 70 years
and 17 days, Mrs. Mary McCarthy, an
ld-tlme resident of this city, died
this morning at about the hour of 7
'clock. Mrs. McCarthy had been 111
for several months, caused by a gen
eral breaking down of her powers by
reason of age, and her death had
been expected for some weeks and
her, life has been despaired of for
Mrs. McCarthy was born In Lim
erick, Ireland, February 1, 1841, and
when quite young both of ner parents
died near the same time, leaving the
daughter to make her own way In the
world. At the age of 16 she had
saved enough of her wages to pay her
passage to American, and went to
Amesbury, Mass., where she found
employment In the mills. She re
mained there until she had earned
enough money to pay her younger
brother's fare to America, and to
gether they toiled and saved until
they had sufficient to bring their re
maining sister over. During the war
Mrs. McCarthy worked at making
clothes for. the soldiers of the union
at Manchester, N. II.
She was married to Dennis Mc
Carthy at Manchester, N. H., Decem
ber 27, 1863. To this union seven
children were born, of whom four
INCIDENTS AROUND THE
HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING
The debating team, composed of
John Falter, Matthew Ilerold and
Elmer Halstrom, are putting In some
good work on the debate to be held
next Friday night at South Omaha.
A list of names has been submitted
to Principal Itichey from which the
Judges for the debate are to be
selected. The names of the Judges
have not yet been given out.
Superintendent N. C. Abbott has
been named by Chancellor Avery of
the state university as one of the
delegates to the Nebraska Conserva
tion Cengrcss, which meets in Lin
coln February 23 and 24, 1911.
Superintendent Abbott will be unable
to attend for the reason that he will
be out of the state at that time at
tending the educational meeting at
Superintendent Abbott has just re
ceived a typewritten letter from Miss
Nellie J. Brinson of Nebraska City,
who was totally blind and deaf for
seventeen years, and who has recent
ly undergone an operation on the ad
vice of Mr. Abbott, which has partly
restored the young lady's sight. Dr.
Glfford performed the operation, giv
ing his services without charge. The
letter is well written and a neat look
In County Court.
State of Nebraska, Cass County, ss.
In the matter of the estate of John
E. Leesley, deceased.
Notice to creditors of Bald estate Is
hereby given that all claims against
said estate must be presented and
filed within six months from the 4th
day of March 1911, and that hear
ings will be had before me at Platts
rnoutb, Nebraska, March 4th, 1911,
and September 6th, 1911, at 9 o'clock
a. m., of each day.
Witness my hand and seal of said
County Court, this 1st day of Febru
(Seal) Allen J. Beeson,
Subscribe tor trie Daily journal.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bcighl
VE HAVE A NICE BUNCH
ot rcmnants in a variety of cotton materials and also
a few wool pieces that are bargains. Come in and
.look them over. They might be just what you want.
We want you to see the line of summer Foulards we just received.
A beautiful cloth for a reception dress, evening wear or a nice dainty
summer dress. They are durable and inexpensive.
Don't forget that we sell the Red Seal Ginghams. We have an
mrnenso stock, all the new patterns at the same old price, 12Jc per yard.
A few specials In Ladles Hand Bag 93c.
ZUCKWEILER & LUTZ
survive. The deceased Is also sur
vived by her husband, who resides at
the Soldiers' home at Dayton, Ohio,
he having been a member of the crew
ot the Cumberland battleship. The
surviving children are: William of
KImmswick, Missouri; Frank and
Joseph of Plattsniouth, and one
daughter, Mrs. Kate Johnson,
Albuquerque, New Mexico; a
niece, Mrs. Agnes Elsworth.
One son, Jack, a member of
the United States navy during the
Spanish-American war, has not been
heard from for years, and Is supposed
to be dead. One brother, William
Neville and one sister survive Mrs.
The deceased came to riattsmouth
with her husband In 1884 from Cin
cinnati, Ohio, where they had - re
sided since the war. For the past
twenty-seven years she has resided
in this city. She was a kind and
obliging neighbor, a faithful wife and
loving parent and possessed very
many warm friends in the community
where she has resided so long.
The funeral will occur from St.
John's Catholic church, of which the
deceased was a faithful adherent.
The date of the funeral la not yet an
nounced, as her son, William, resides !
some distance from the station and
It Is desired to hear from him before
making the announcement.
The undersigned will sell at Public
Auction at his farm, eight miles west
and two and three-quarter miles
south of riattsmouth, or six miles
east and two and three-quarter miles
south of Louisville, or five and three
quarter miles south and two and one
half miles east of Cedar Creek, com
mencing at 12:30 o'clock p. m. sharp,
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 23, 1911,
The following property, to-wlt:
Horses and Mules.
One black team, coming 5 years
old, weight 2,400.
One balck mare with foal, coming
4 years old, weight 1,400.
One sorrel mare with foal, coming
5 years old, weight 1,450.
One span of mules, 8 years old,
Also one good milk cow.
One Wenzelman corn elevator.
One Tri-Bclle riding lister, good as
iOne six-hole Joliet spring corn
One Milwaukee . mower, with
One Western Belle stalk cutter.
One 12-horse Aultman-Taylor en
gine. One No Name cultivator.
One corn crib.
One Force feed seeder.
Two farm wagons. .
One Bteel truck.
One new top buggy.
Two sets or harness.
Two sets of fly nets, good as new.
Eighty rods of hog fence.
One 6-barrel water tank.
One 2-Inch pipe, 18 feet long.
And other articles too numerous to
Terms of Sale.
All sums of $10 and under, cash
In hand; over $10, a credit of twelve
months will be given, the purchaser
giving good bankable paper bearing
interest at 8 per cent from date. No
property to leave the premises until
FRED KAUFMAN.V, Owner.
Q. K. Parmele, Auctioneer.
C. O. Fricke, Clerk.
C. J. Melsinger came down from
Cedar Creek this morning for a visit
with his parents, Jacob Melsinger,
and look after business matters. He
called at this office and renewed his
subscription for another year. He
was accompanied to the city by his
undo, Mr. G. P. Melsinger.
HOUSE CLINGS TO
Re'usas to A!nlis!i Capital Pun
Isl.in3.it Icr Histi Grimes.
GALT HAS PAQHI31TIDH B1L
Clay County Representative Plana t
Put Nebraska Legislator! on Record
Measure Would Prohibit All Dealing
in Intoxicating Liquor in the State
Lincoln, Feb. 18. Two bills abolish
big capital punishment were killed in
the house after a spirited debute, in
which there was considerable quoting
of the scripturo and some aerial era
Kotouc nnd Nelr were the author!
and they advanced the usual argu
ments against capital punishment
that it Is barbarous, not a deterrent
of crime and exceeding the right ol
society as against the Individual.
Kotoue quoted statistics from othct
states where capital punishment has
been abolished to prove that In states
where there is punishment by death
It Is harder to secure a conviction foi
murder. Mockett of Lancaster and
Johnson of Johnson loth Bpoke foi
Neir's bill was only applicable to
cases where the conviction was bo
cured through circumstantial evidence,
but even it was objected to. Skeen ol
Nemaha was particularly strong
agalnut tho bills because he was ol
tho opinion that only capital punish
ment was a strong enough punishment
For State-Wide prohibition.
State wide prohibition is contcm
rlatcd In a till Introduced by Rjpre
sensitive Gait of Clay. The bill pro
hlbils all dealing In Intoxicating liq
uors of all kinds, exempting the honit
manufacture of wino and cider and
the making of wine for sacramental
purposes. The law reads as follows:
"Any person who shall either direct
ly or Indirectly, whether as principal,
ageut or employee, manufacture, sell
or barter or distribute any spirituous
malt, vinous, fermented or other intox
icating liquors shall bo guilty of a
midenieanor, and upon conviction
thereof shall be fined In any sum not
loss than $100 nor more than $500, oi
bo Imprisoned In the county jail uot
less than thirty days nor more than
sixty days, or both. Provided, that nc
person shall be prohibited from uiak
ing wine or cider from grapes, applet
or other fruit grown and raised by
such person, or from tho making ol
wine for sacramental purposes."
The bill was given tho number 40!)
It has been criticised by the members
who have been examining It for .dis
crepnncles in the legal phrasing oi
the title and the actual contents of the
bill and it Is generally supposed that
ihe purpose of introducing it is to get
the members of. tho house on record
for or opposed to prohibition.
Stock Yard's Bill .Goes Over.
The Benate deferred action on the
Ollis ftotk yards bill at his request
because of i" number of senators ab
sent. The Inland bill for a parolt
board similar to the one passed by
the last legislature and vetoed by the
governor was recommended for pas
Representative Bnssett read his
thanks to the house for their vote of
confidence. He did not go Into the
question of the right of his vote upon
capital removal, but Bpoke of his love
for bin people In Buffalo county and
said that only their misunderstanding
of the way in which legislation Is done
led them to condemn him.
CAR SERVICE IS BLAMED
Coroner'g Jury In Sherrow Case Rec
ommends Air Brakes.
Lincoln, Feb. 18. The coroner's
Jury In tho case of Emcrlll Sherrow,
the boy killed In a railroad accident
Feb. 15, recommended that tho street
cars of Lincoln be equipped lramedl
atelv with air brakes to prevent such
accidents. The jury found that thu
boy came to his death through no
criminal act on the part of the motor,
man, but that the car was going faster
than was consistent with public safety
and that the only thing that will make
traveling on the streets safe is the
addition of air brakes to tho equip
ment of the "Lincoln Traction com
Staley Convicted Again of Bigamy.
Lincoln, Feb. 18. Alfred Staley,
convicted of bigamy once before and
sentenced to a year at hard labor In
the penitentiary, then given another
trial by the supremo court, was again
convicted nnd given tho same sen
tence. The Jury was out only about
on hour. The pica mado by Staley
was that he had been told by threo
attorneys that his first marrlngo was
Invalid and that ho had acted upon
George O. Reet Ends Life.
Omaha, Feb. 18 George O. Roes of
Schuyler, Nth., despondent because of
financial troubles, committed suicide
in his room at the Schlltz hotel. Roes
shot himself through tho bnso of tho
heart with a revolver, but tenaciously
clung to life for three hours, when he
died at the Omaha General hospital,
lie was tho only Ron of a widowed
mother, who Arrived from Schuyler
just a few minutes too late to bco her
FLAN FOR NEW INTERURBAN
Proposed Line From Iowa Falls to
Boone to Connect With Des Moines.
Webster City, la., Fvb. 18. An In
terurban line is being projected from
Iowa Fulls to Boone to connect with
the Fort Dodge, Des Moines and
6outhern. The Iowa Falls Commercial
club has taken hold of the proposition
nd through its secretary, Frank U
Foster, is sending queries to towns
along the proposed route in an effort
to find out that backing the enter
prise may expect from the towns It
The route of the line projected runs
from Iowa Falls to Jewell, thence on
to Story City and thence southwest
to Boone. Mr. Foster has queried the
commercial clubs at Jewell and Storj
City as to their attitude In the mat
ter. Both these towns pledged theli
support to the enterprise.
FIRM HOLD ON WATER WAGON
Two Sioux City Men Take Swearing
Off Oath Before Justice of Peace.
Webster City, la., Feb. 18. James
G. Gorfine and C. li McParland, both
traveling men whose headquarters art
In Sioux City, walked into the ofllct
of Justice G. F. Tucker in this clt
and almost floored the justico by re
questing him to draw up a pledge foi
them binding them not to uso whisk)
or tobacco for a period of ono year
The paper wa3 duly drawn up in legal
phraseology and tho two men solemn
ly took an oath that they would re
fraln from the use of both tobaccc
and whisky during tho coming twelvt
months. Tho procedure was most un
usunl, and Is the only paper of th
kind ever known to have boon drawn
In a Justice's office In this city.
Order Restraining Des Moines
from Flushing Streets Dissolved,
Red Oak, la., Feb. 18. By a doclsloi
which will be announced in the federa.
court at Des Moines today Judgt
Smith McPherson sets aside the tern
porary Injunction which the Citizens
Waterworks of Des Moines recentlj
secured against the city of Des Moines
to stop it from using water to flush
streets, sewers and reservoirs.
Judge McPherson .. will pay that
while there may bo cause for a dam
age action, there are no apparent
grounds for a permanent Injunction.
It Is alleged that when the Citizens
waterworks began operation it was
under obligation to furnish the cit
water In exchange for tho franchise
After tho recent heavy snowstorm tht
city connected many leads of hoso tc
hydrants and flushed the streets and
aewers and some say reservoirs. Tht
water company objected to this use ol
water and secured a temporary Injunc
tion against tho city.
Many prominent Des Moines attor
neys declare that by tho terms of tht
franchise the waterworks company is
bound to furnish water to the city re
gardless of the purpose for which It
HUNTER FATALLY HURT
Chariton Man Wounded by Accidental
Shot While Entering Boat.
Charlton, la., Feb. 18. J. T. Flatt.
proprietor of a confectionery store
here, was shot and probably fatally
wounded when his shotgun was dis
charged accidentally while duck hunt
lug. Tho full charge struck him In
tho right leg near tho body.
Mr. Flatt, with Julius Crane, a
local Jeweler, started duck hunting
on the Burlington railway reservoli
here. The guns were placed In the hot
torn of tho boat and In some manner,
when the two entered the. boat, ont
gun was discharged, the load striking
Ho was Immediately brought to hla
home, where It was stated that there
is but little lfope for recovery.
COMES PACK TO LIFE
Iowa Woman placed, in Coffin li
Aroused and May Recover.
Corydon, la., Feb. 18. Mrs. Benja
mln Anderson, living near this city,
came back to life after having been
pronounced dead by physicians. She
had been laid gently in her coffln and
ell the arrangements made prepara
tory for burial. A son had been sum
moned from a distant city and he
was about to take a last look at his
mother's face. Overcome wlta grief,
ho asked her to speak to him, when to
the astonishment of all she opened
her eyes and attempted to speak.
Physicians state that the woman will
Grange Opposes Reciprocity.
Davenport, la., Feb. 18. Tho Scott
county grango at a convention at Kid
rldgo ordered its ofTlcers to telegraph
Senators Cummins and Young re
questing them to uso their efforts to
Pot Bolls Over; Woman Killed.
Chlcaco, Feb. 18. A coffee pot
which boiled over Is blamed for tho
death of Mrs. Wallcy Evnns, 4051
North Roboy Btreet. Tho woman was
found dead in her kitchen, while gas
poured from a burner of a range over
which a pot containing coffee and
water rested The boiling water Is be
lieved to have extinguished tho blaze,
allowing the gas to aspbyxlato the
The undersigned will sell at public
i action at his farm four and a half
miles west of M array, or five miles
no tb and one mile west of Nehiwka,
Nebraska, commencing at 10 o'clock
& in., sharp, on
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1911.
The following property, to-w'.t:
One bay mare, seven years old,
One brown mare, four years old,
One bay mare, four years old,
One bay gelding, three years old,
One bay mare, three years old,
One steel gray mare, tour years
old, weight 1,400.
One black gelding, seven years old,
One gray mare, four years old,
One lady's single driver, ten years
old. weight 1,440.
One saddle mare, four years old,
One brown colt, weight 1,000.
One yearling colt.
One Shetland pony, coming three
years old. Broke to ride or drive
safe for any child.
Seventy head of stock hogs.
Fifty brood sows for March and
Two farm wagons.
One hay rack, complete.
One hay stacker.
One hay buck.
One hay rack.
One hay rake.
One top buggy.
One new carriage.
One wagon bed.
One pair sleigh runners.
One feed grinder.
Ono broadcast seeder.
One old buggy.
One riding lister.
Two walking listers.
One pair horse clippers.
One pair sleigh runners.
One set carriage harness.
A few chickens, some household
goods and numerous other articles.
Terms ot Sale: All sums of $10
and under, cash In hand; over $10, a
credit of bIx months will be given, the
purchaser giving good bankablo parer
bearing Interest at eight per cent
from date. No property to leave the
premises until settled for. Lunch
will be served on the grounds at
J. L. Young,
Wm. Dunn, Auctioneer. Owner.
W. G. Boodeker, Clerk.
FARM RESIDENCE BURNED
NEftR UHiON THIS MORNING
From Rnturdny's Pally.
A disastrous fire at the farm home
of Frank Bates, residing on the
Grubcr farm, west of Union a short
distance, this morning resulted in a
total destruction of a valuable resi
dence belonging to the Grubcr estate,
as well as tho household furniture of
Mr. Bates. Mr. and Mrs. Bates, with
the youngest of five children, had
gone to the Missouri Pacific station
at the village to take the train to
Louisville when the fire was dis
covered. Four small children had been left
In charge of the house not a half
hour before tho fire was discovered,
and for a time It was feared the chil
dren could not be rescued from the
burning building, as the flames
seems to bo burning fiercely. Mr.
Bates and several men hurried to the
scene of the conflagration and alarm
ed the children In time to get them
out of the building. The fire had
gained such headway that but llttlo
of the household Btuff could be saved.
The houes was a total loss and was
valued at more than $1,500.
F. C. McClelland of Hamilton,
Montana, formerly superintendent of
the Tlattsmouth schools for bIx years,
was an over night visitor In tho city,
departing for Nebraska City on the
morning Missouri Pacific. Mr. Mc
Clelland came to Plattsmouth to take
charge of the school twenty-one years
ago and was a very popular In
structor, making many warm friends
In this city.
Do you want an
If you do, get ono who hns
Experience, Ability, Judgement.
Telegraph or write
Dates made at this (Mice cr tho
Murray State Bank.
Good Sc. vice Reasonable Rales.
OVER DIRECT VOTE
Ho Progress is Hale on Meas
ure During tiie Day.
HEYBURN BULKS ON PROPOSAL
Idaho Senator Refuses Consent to
Agreement Upon Definite Time for
Vote Three Speeches Delivered on
Subject For and Againit.
Washington, Feb. 18. Enmeshed la
an apparently hopeless tangle over
the Joint resolution providing for thu
ploctlon of United States senators by
direct vote and in the face of positive
opposition from the champions ot tho
measure, the senate adjourned. It
had been hijpod by frlonds of the
measure 1hnt a night session might be
held and a vote taken at least on tho
Sutherland amendment retaining the
control of tho senatorial elections In
congress. As a matter of fact, how
ever, no progress was made save that
threo speeches on tho subject wore de
livered In opposition to the Suther
land provision and by Senators Car
ter and I ley burn In support of It. I ley
bum was the last speaker. Whilo he
was on tho floor several senators en
gaged In an active propaganda In fa
vor of an agreement upon a definite
tiino for a veto and the Announcement
was made at last that Hey burn was
the only senator whoso assent to this
arrangement had not been obtained.
When he was approached on the sub
ject, ho declined.
When Borah, tho other Idaho sena
tor, asked for an agreement to vote
next Wednesday Heyburn promptly
objected. Ono objection Is sufficient
to prevent unanimous agreement, nnd
becauso of the at.tltudo of his col
league no course was lift to Borah
except that of pressing the mensuro
by nsklng tho senate to stay for a
night session. Galllnger moved an
adjournment. Tho friends ot the
measuio rallied and on n roll cnll vot
ed tho motion down, 44 to 3fi, hut
when a few minutes later S 'nntor Nel
son, who hnd waited patiently all day
to get nn opportunity to speak, inndo
a plea for a night's rest, tho objection
to doping tho pesslon faded away, ad
journment coming Boon afterward.
EPIDEMIC OF PNEUMONIA
Hundreds of Deaths In City of New
York Since First of Year.
Now York, Feb. 13. Tho epidemic
of grip hero shows no signs of subsi
dence and health department records
show a largo Increase In the number
of deaths from grip nnd pneumonia
over last yenr. Inclement weather Is
the cause of the unusual number of
cases of grip.
Records of the board of health show
that during the month of January 733
deaths occurred In New York city
from pneumonia. AIho there wore 152
deaths from grip.
ARRESTED FOR OLD CRIME
James Brennan to Ee Tried for Mur
der Committed Twenty Years Ago.
Oklahoma City, Okla,,' Feb. 18.
Twenty years after tho crime was
committed Governor Cruce honored
the requisition for James Brennan, a
wealthy farmer of Kiowa county, Okla
homa, to bo returned to Woods county,
Kansas, to stand trial for the murder
of Sam Woods, the founder of Woods
dale, Kan. The murder formed a sen
sational chapter In an early day coun
ty sent war. Brennan was In bod ill
Hurls Brick Through Gould Window.
New York, Fib. 18. Angered when
refused alms at the door, a disheveled
tramp retired to the street and hurled
a brick through one of the library win
dows of Miss Helen Gould's Fifth ave
nue residence, Miss Gould was In an
adjoining room and was unhurt, hut
Mrs. Fdward Scholes, standing near
the window, was struck Bquaroly on
the head and escaped serious Injury
only because of an abundance of hair.
Bill to Prevent Gambling In Cotton.
Washington, Fob. 18. Under an
agreement that they would vote on the
bill to prohibit gambling In cotton
futures the committee on Interestate
decided by a voto of 6 to 5 to report
U to tho senate without recommenda
tions. Hatpin Jab Causes Death.
Bopton, Feb. 18. Captain Andrew
Englund, one of tho best known sea
captains on the New England const, U
dead as a result of a Jab from a hat
pin, lie received the Injury whllo
riding In a crowded street car.
Condition of Pope Better.
Rome, Feb. IS. Popo Plus X., who
Is suffering an attack of Influenza, had
a relatively calm night. .Dr. Petacrl
found his holiness In a satisfactory
condition, and expects his henlth will
be completely restored In a few days.
Tennessee Packers Bankrupt.
Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 18. A peti
tion In bankruptcy was filed against
tho Tennesseo Packing company, a
local concern, capitalized at $2,000,000,
by Now York parties hero.
"Fainting Bertha" Paroled.
Joliet, 111., Feb. 18. "Fainting Ber
tha" Llebbecko, a notorious woman
pickpocket, was paroled from tho state
penitentiary here. RelcUvci In Iowa
took her In charge.
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