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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 13, 1911)
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IBL CLUB WARMLY MID
Nebraska City and Plattsmouth Business Men Anxious for Con
genial Relationship Between the Two Cities Which Bids Fair
to Bring Good Results to Both Cities.
From Saturday's Daily.
A committee of three from the
Nebraska City Commercial club,
consisting of Messrs. Jackson,
secretary; Assistant Postmaster
Thorp and Harry Rolfe, met a
committee of four from the
Plattsmouth Commercial club at
a little spread at the Riley hotel
last evening and discussed details
regarding the minstrel perform
ance to be given next Wednesday
night at the Parmele. The dinner
was a sumptuous affair and one
calculated to maintain the high
reputation which the Hotel Riley
has acquired under the elllcient
management of Landlord Dunbar.
Our people were assured by the
committee from the city that the
entertainment will be of high
class and is vouched for by the
theater-goers of Nebraska City.
The charge made for seats will be
50 cents all over the house and
25 cents for the gallery.
After referring to the general
good feeling between the business
interests of the two cities, Presi
dent Pollock of the Plattsmouth
club informed the committee that
everything was in readiness for
the opening celebration. The two
committees then perfected plans
for handling I he crowd and ar
ranged fur meeting the special
train coming from Nebraska City.
Unless the weal her interferes one
Special Train to Plattsmouth.
A special train will be run to
Plattsmouth on Wednesday of
Ttet week, the dale of the ap
pearance of the Good Roads Min
strels in the Cass county town.
The train, which will consist, of
a baggage car and two coaches,
will leave Nebraska City at i
o'clock in the afternoon and will
leave Plattsmouth after the per
formance. As this is an occasion
when the ladies will be very wel
come the men who contemplate
going should also include their
wives and sweethearts.
Further information regarding
this train mav bo obtained of Sec
retary L. F. Jackson of the Com
mercial club. Nebraska City
Subscrlbs for the Dally Journal
Where Quality Counts"
If you will take time to look it up you
will find that the men who buy our
are the best dressed and best satisfied clothes
wearers in Plattsmouth. "There's a reason."
You'll find it if you examine these match
less garments. All the new fabrics and
styles are shown in our Fall and Winter
stock. Quality line $20 to $40. Others $5
of the biggest throngs ever seen
in Plattsmouth is expected.
Mr. Pollock is in receipt of let
ters from J. C. Gibson of Atchi
son, Kan., stating that their Com
mercial club will send two dele
gates to the meeting of the
good roads meeting on the 15th,
and a letter from K. II. Sprague,
president of the Omaha Automo
bile club, written to Joseph Fetzer
of this city inquiring as to the
dale, of the opening, has been
turned over to Mr. Pollock.
Mr. Sprague says in his letter
that it is the purpose of the
Omaha Automobile club to go over
the route from Omaha to Platts
nioulh a few days before the
opening and mark the course so
that those wishing to attend the
opening will have no trouble in
following the route to the bridge.
The keeper of the toll bridge
has been selected, Mr. James B.
Tipton of Cedar Creek having
been selected out of a list of fif
teen applications for the position.
Mr. Tiptini formerly operated the
engine at I he pump bouse for the
Plallsinoulh Water company and
is a very capable man in any po
sition in which he is placed. The
public will receive courteous
treatment and get a square deal
at I lie hands of Mr. Tipton and
the bridge company are fortunate
in securing his services.
The following is clipped from
I be Wabash items in the Weep
ing Waler Republican:
Quite a serious auto accident
happened a half mile south of
town Saturday. Mr. Shuelke and
Mr. Marr of near Greenwood were
coming down I he long hill this
side of the old Berkley farm
w here one of I ho front w heels
came off throwing Mr. Barr out
in front of the machine, badly
bruising and cutting him about
the head, and breaking his nose,
lie was taken to the home of John
Gerdes, where medical aid -was
summoned. He is now rest in easy
and will be out in a few days. Mr.
Shuelke is a brother of Mrs.
Try the new ciarar, "P. & B.,
manufactured by Ptak & Bajeck.
PRECINCT OFFICERS MID
i ROAD OVERSEERS ELECTED
Complete Returns Show That
Justices of the Peace and Con
stables Were Elected in
T be following named gentlemen
vere duly declared elected to the
oilice of oveiseer of highways in
the road district in which they
live: Mike Lutz, district t; Frank
Platzer, district 2; James M.
Platzer, district 2; J. M. Hoover,
district 3; C. T. Richards, district
4; J. C. Lomayer, district 5; L. B.
Appleman, district, 6; William
Rush, district 7; Alex. Miller, dis
trict 8; William Sheehan, district
9; Ben-Beckman, district 10; J. C.
Niday, district 11; J. A. White
men, district 12; C. H. Spohn, dis
trict 13; Walter Norval, district
li; II. P. Hayes, district 15;
Henry Snoke, district 1G; Walter
Byers, district 17.
The following gentlemen will
be addressed as "your honor,"
having been elected to the oilice
of justice of the peace: Tipton
precinct, Harry Graves and
George. Pelers; Greenwood, J. P.
Lynch; Salt Creek, William Rob
erts ami W. K. Hand; Stove Creek,
A. W. Neihart; Flmwood, H. Cast
and Chris Miller; South Bend,
W. P. Sawyer and John Kupke;
Weeping Waler precinct, Jim
Schwab; Center, Charles Gerlack;
Louisville, L. J. Maylleld and J.
P. Wood; Avocn, O. TelVt and Jos.
Zimnierer; Light Mile Grove, A.
B. Ault and James Tiplon; Ne
hawka, J. I. Long and F. A. Kirk-
pal rick: Liberty, George N. La
Rue anil R. Foster; Rock BlufTs,
first district, J. W. Holmes and
I). J. Piltnian; Rock Binds, sec
ond (lislriel, John Smith and
William Sbera; Weepintr Water
city, Harry I). Deed and F. B. Tay
lor; Plaltsmoiith city, M. Archer
and J. C. York.
Constables were elected as fol
lows: Tiplon precinct. W. F.
Norris and Fred Spabnle; Green
wood, Arthur Bird and C. B.
SI rung; Salt Creek, F. T. Carnes
sinve Creek, Si Mairs: F.I m wood
George Ult; South Bend, Levi
Fverelt and George Votrel; Wcep
insr Waler precinct. Judson Reed;
Center, C. W. Jenkins and R.
Bergman; Louisville, Charles Rci
hart; Avoca. Carl Schroder and
Ben. Molir; F.icrht Mile Grove, W.
J. Schneider apd H. Leuchtweiss"
Nchawkn, II. lleelmer; Liberty
Wes Clark and James Wilson;
Rock Bluffs, first district, O. A.
Davis and James Lonshridge;
Rock BlufTs. second district, Perry
Marsh and William Baker; Weep
ing Waler precinct, C. T. Noel
and R. D. McNurlin; Plattsmouth
city, John Corey and J. R. Den
son. Post Chiefs Entertained.
From Saturday's Pally.
The past chiefs of honor were
entertained yesterday afternoon
by Mrs. II. 0. Van Horn at a
Ihree-course dinner. Her par
lors and dining room were very
tastefully decorated in green.
After the usual amount of busi
ness was disposed of the after
noon was pleasantly spent in va
rious amusements. Mrs. Van
Born was assisted in entertaining
by her sister, Mrs. Thomas Wiles.
Mr. Van Born busied himself in
aiding bis wife to make their
yroests comfortable and his ef
forts In that regard were, much
appreciated by the company. Mr.
and Mrs. Van Horn were voted
most excellent entertainers by
the past chiefs present yesterday.
As Long as He Wants To.
Reuben FoFster of Union and
former police judge of this city,
was here today, the guest of I. B.
Manson. Mr. Foster is 82 years
of age and one of the most active
men in this part of the country,
and every day works at his trade
as a carpenter. He says that
good, active men, who eat with
moderation and takes half way
care ol himself, will live as long
as he cares to. Nebraska City
First to Cross New 3rldg.
From Saturday'! Dally.
Dick Stewart and Mr. lacquist
of Omaha were the Prst to crosi
the new DutT-Poi'ock motor and
xagon bridge aft.r its compleS.n
In u new six-cyiind: : Mitchv.il car
at 11:10 this morning. Messrs.
Stewart f.nd Jacqm-it drove imijj
ti e nw I lidge, cros ng ov )?, am?
arrived in Plattsmoi th at !:!',
where I hey met Posident Pollock
f I he Plallsmout') Commo,v.'.tl
cl , I'jd a short co ference wnb
him and n turned n Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kaufmann
and daughter, Miss Nellie, went
to St. Joseph hospital this morn
ing to call on Elmer Boedeker,
who is recover in tr from an opera
tion for appendicitis.
We have just received a lot
they run from 1
York at a bargain, and we are going to sell them
to you at a greater bargain.
We have a few 9x1 2 Rugs of
terns that we will give you a
There are some
IV?r. and Mrs. Ed Cranton Sur
prised on Their Fifteenth
Prom Snturiluy'a Pally.
Yesterday was the fifteenth
anniversary of the marriage of
Mr. and Mrs. Fd Bratner, and
their .daughter, Janet, planned
and executed a surprise for her
parents' which will cause I hem
to hold in pleasant memory Ibis
occasion. With the aid of her
aunt, Mrs. N. Schulze, a splendid
lunch was prepared and the
neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Brat
ner invited lo be present and to
keep the invitation "mum" when
in I he presence of Mr. and Mrs.
Bralner. The plan worked fine,
as Mrs. Bralner went to lodge,
and afler a short session went lo
the telephone office to await for
her husband lo accompany her
home. But before Mr. Brnlner
was near ready lo go home he
was summoned by phone to hast
en home as a man was there on
urgent business. On reaching the
house the lights had been extin
guished, and imagine their sur
prise w hen on t urning I hem on
(hey were surrounded by a num
ber of smiling faces.
Those present were Constable
John Corey and wife and daugh
ters Misses Garnet and Florence,
C. P. Richards, wife and familv,
Fd Weaver, wife and family, Fd
Tutt and wife, John Hallslrom
and wife, Fred McCauley, N. P.
Shnlze, wife and family, Fd Brat
ner, wife and daughter, Janet.
Returns From tho Hospital.
From fSaturday'a Pally.
Mr. A. N. MeCrory and son Tvan
molcred from Flmwood to this
city iU'H morning to meet Mr. Me
Oroiy'e daughter, Mrs. Vern
Perry, who today returned from
Ihe hospital, where she underwent
an operation two weeks ago. Mr.
Perry accompanied his wife from
Omaha. Mr. MeCrory and son
expected to meet Mr. and Mrs.
Perry nt Murray this morning
afler the M. P. passed through,
but Mr. and Mrs. ePrry were un
able to reach tho . station at
Omaha in time to catch the train
and the plan was changed to meet
them at Plattsmouth.
Mrs. John Roller was a passen
ger to Omaha on the morning
train today and visited Ncls Cris
singer and family for the day.
Miss Margie Crissinger, who
returned wilh I hem this morning,
has been spending her vacntion
with her uncle at the Junction,
Miss Janet Betison, a teacher
of Waverly school, tamo down
from Omaha this morning with
Miss Teresa Hempel and visited
the Hempel home in this city for
a short time.
8x36 inches up
picked these Rugs up in Wew
beautiful patterns in this lot.
Too Many for Roams.
Krom Snliiriliiy'a Pally.
S. J. Reams, a genial citizen of
Cedar Creek, was called to Omaha
lo look afler some business mai
lers among I lie jobbing houses
yesterday and aelually became so
bewildered from looking at so
many "school inarms" Ihat be got
left at the slalioii and had lo
come lo Plallsinoulh on No. 2 last
night, lie went from one job
bing house to another to find the
doors packed with Nebraska
teachers. The M. F. Smith & Co.
building was filled with thein and
oilier large industries the same.
THE GREAT Si LOUIS
VALLEY IN COLORADO
Fine Exhibition of Various Cere
rIs, Vegetables and Other
Crops Can Be Seen at the
Rosencrans & Sons.
W. K. Rosencrans & Sons, tho
popular riattsmouth real estate
dealers, have arranged I heir show
window to exhibit the products
o f their San Luis Valley, Colo.,
lands. The showing is remark
ably line. There are various spe
cimens of wheat, oals, grasses
and vegetables to be seen. A fine
specimen of manglewort, or sugar
beet, measuring nine and a half
inches in length; a pumpkin sixty
inches in circumference are lo
be f-een. One of the heads of
wheal contained seventy-six ker
mls by actual count. The oals
were six feel high when standing
in the field and yielded ninety
three bushels per acre.
Six varieties of wheat are
found in the exhibit, which aver
aged fifly-three bushels per acre,
and of splendid quality. The al
falfa stands five feet and eight
inches high. Timothy and millet
grow equally as well; in fact, the
soil is fertile and will produce
any kind of crop one may wish
lo plant, and in abundance.
The source of waler supply for
ixtra Size Ooats!
We are showing a line of extra large size coats
for laidies, priced at
$8.50, $10.00, $11.00, $13.00 and $16.00
These are exceptional values. Our stock is still com
plete. Call and see them. See our Flanneletts at
10c per yard.
of Hew Rugs;
to 9x1 2 feet.
last year's pat
irrigation is the snow-capped
range of mountains bounding the
valley on the east and numerous
mounlain streams. The waler is
galherrd' in reservoirs, from
which it is distributed to ami over
the land by canals and ditches.
It would pay any one interested
in real eslale investments to step
in at the Hosencrans oilice and
have the plan of irrigating these
lands explained. It is worth any
nne's while lo see (he products
above referred to in the window
of their oilice. .
TO JE BOOSTED
Plattsmouth Will Soe Meeting of
Enthusiasts on Wednesday.
I In conjunction with the, Good
Roads Minstrels which will hold
I heir minstrel meeting and per-
' lormance in naiismoul.li on
Wednesdav next will be also held
a meeting of the enthusiasts
along the river between Omaha
and Kansas City, acocnling to ad
iees from the Cuss county town.
It is believed iinw that (hero
will be delegates present from
each town of importance between
the two big cities and it will b
Ihe effort of the delegates to pro
mote good roads by effecting u
permanent organization to keep
the road along the west bank of
the river in good repair and to
keep up Ihe enthusiasm.
It" is believed (here will bo it
good attendance at tho meeting
and that Ihe performance given
by the minstrels will lie well at
tended. Proceeds from tho min
strel performance, of course, will
be devoted to the good roads pro
ject. A rehearsal of the minstrel
company was held last night at
the Overland and it was carried
off in perfect, order. Nebrasku
Cigars and tobacco at Book
rneyer & Maurcr's.
GOOD ROADS ARE
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