The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current, January 04, 1912, Image 2
HDH UNI MEETS WITH FATAL ACCIDENT WHILE FELL1HG A TREE The Accident Occurred at His Home a Few Miles Southeast of Union Yesterday About 1 1 O'clock, and Died Last Even mg About 8 O'clock Skull Fractured. As a rt'sult of a distressing '- ident which occurred about 11 o'clock yesterday, Andrew F. Tay lor, brother of County Attorney G II. Taylor, died last evening about 8 o'clock. When the accident oc curred Mr. Taylor, with his broth er, Will Taylor, were chopping down a free in tin? limber at his home, a few miles .southeast of Union, and in falling the tree Struck Mr. Taylor on the head, fracturing his skull and otherwise maiming him. Medical aid was summoned, but to no avail. He never regained consciousness and died about the lime stated above. Mr. Taylor was a native of Cass county, and a son. of the late, Henry Taylor of near Union. He grew to manhood on his father's farm and was educated in I he schools of this county and was a progressive young farmer and business man of that vicinity. He was married about ten years ago 4o Miss Mary Kendall, a daughter of Frank Kendall of that locality, who survives. Mr. Taylor is also survived by one daughter, llaehel, about 8 years of age, and also by his mother, Mrs. Marbara Taylor of Union; as well as by two broth ers and seven sisters. His broth ers are C. H. Taylor of Plalls moulh and W. I,. Taylor of Union. His sisters are Mrs. Jesse Pell, Mrs. A. L. Meeker, Mrs. C. F. Mor ton, Mrs. Joe Manning and Misses Flsic and Hal lie Taylor, all re siding in or near Union. One married sister resides in California. Mr. Taylor was a son of one of the pioneers of Liberty precinct and was a young man who stood very high in the estimation of his neighbors and aemtainlances. He was a kind and devoted husband, a loving parent, an obliging neigh bor, an honorable and upright citizen, and he will be greatly missed in the community in which he lived. No announcement- has been made of when the funeral will oc cur, but it will probably lake place tomorrow (Friday). Journal Gets Contract. The Journal was awarded the contract for furnishing supplies to the county for the ear 1912, the contract covering books, blanks and stationery and every thing needed for the use of the county in the stationery line ex cept the record books. In com petition with the Journal for the contract were the York Mlank Mook company of York and the Smith-Premier Typewriter com pany of Omaha. THE ICE HARVEST IN PLATTSMOUTH Many of Our Ice Men Are In a Quandry as to How to Secure a Good, Clean Quality. (Jood, clean, pure ice is a neces sity in summer, and without an artificial plant the supply must some from nature and the Mis souri river. The unusually low water last fall, or some other sause, has intervened lo make tin; ice to be had from the west bank f the river and anywhere con venient to the cily, very poor, and too full of sand and dirt to be lit for use for any purpose. Yesierday afternoon Carl Kuns niuiiu, John Schippiacasse, I'1. !. Egcnberger and (ieorge Poisall made a search for ice on the river and located a line Held of about twenly acres of clear ice in a c jtockel on the Iowa side. If rangemenls can be made lo tlie ferry loose ami gel, the ice ver lo this side of the river a nice lot of it can be put up. Tin1 city is up against the proposition oi imiiiy needing an i arlilirial ice plant. II, is said $12, 00 would llnance the enterprise, and the plant would employ at least half a dozen men all the year round, and the community would secure good, wholesome ice for use at all seasons of the year. There is no douhl but the plant Mr. Green's Loss Settled. Heslon Green, whose property was damaged by lire on New Year's day, had his loss satis factorily adjusted, Wednesday, January 3, by the Phoenix of Hartford Fire Insurance company. The adjuster, John F. Dale of Omaha, arrived yesterday on No. i. and at once set about ascer taining what it would reipiire lo place Mr. (Sreen's property in as good condition as before the lire. In company with (Ieorge Sayles, the company's local agent, Mr. Dale found a contractor, who made an estimate of what he would do the work for and furnish everything necessary, and on Ibis basis a sell lenient was soon agreed upon. The dwelling was insured in tin; company for $700, and I he loss was estimated at Hi 1. 70, the amount the carpenter said he would do the work for. Mr. Given received a check for I his amount and was satisfied with the settlement. The company and its agents, Messrs. Dale and FIRE BOYS ELECT OFFICII FOR 1912 Frank Libershall Serves His Time, Three Years of Which as Sec retary of the Department. At the annual meeting of the members of the lire company the following ollicers were elected for the year 1912: President, J. C. Mrittian; vice president, William (iravett; secretary, R. E. Sawyer; treasurer, H. L. Kruger; chief, C. M. Manners; assistant chief, II. W. Toogood. Frank Libershall, the retiring secretary, has served in that capacity for three years, and next March will have served the re quired five years to entitle him to a certificate of retirement. Hi9 record for the past three years shows that in 1909 the city had twelve fires; in 1910, eighteen, and in 1911 the same number. January of last year had one fire on the 9th, February had two, one on the 2('ilh and one on the 27th. May had three, one on the 4th, one fin the 1 1 1 It and one on the l.llh; April, June and October had no fires; in July there were two, August, Ihree; September, one, and November, three, occur ring on Hie 2d, 23d and 2ith; De cember bad one, on the 22d. The fire on November 21 was that of tin; Manspeaker livery barn, in which the loss was between $2, 000 ami $3,0(10. The total losses for tin; year by fires are roughly estimated at $5,000 in the city. I 8 B. 5 K ft 8 8 8 ft -Our Semi-Annual Clearance Sale- 1 IS ON C 1 You should attend our Clearance Sale for the sav ings it affords. Never before have we placed on sale so large a quality of desirable clothing at such a ridiculously low figures. We are clearing our stocks of Fall and Winter goods: $-1 f buys Suits or Overcoats which sold at VP $15 and $16.50 $1 A buys Suits or Overcoats, which sold for $18, $20 and $22.50 $4 Q buys Suits and Overcoats which sold for O $25, $27.50 and $30 8 8 8 !S Sip latm Hills ' If,., .),,.,.,, k.' m - - - - - a f. i i a it. f , kjiii I to ar" .Sayles, certainly deserve credit for i 1 1 be rapid rate at which the claim I was adjusted, as scarcely forly- etgni. nonrs ciapscn net ween tne lime Hie fire occurred and the lime Mr. (Ireen received his check. If there is a company in town I ha can beat this record it should re port at once, as Mr. Sayles claims the distinction of making the diiickest adjustment, on record in Plallsmotith. George Young Visits Plattsmouth. (ieorge Young of Alva, Okla., a tould find a market for its pro- former ('ass county citizen and duct, as the cily itself would use ex-counlv cotntnisisoner of Ibis a large iptantily and the rale un doubtedly would be much lower than I he consumers have been re quired to pay under existing conditions. county, wtis in I he cily today shaking hands with bis friends. Mr. Young and his wife and his sisler, Mrs. Carroll, arrived front Oklahoma, a couple of days before Christ mas and have visited rela- II. F. (Sansenter of the vicinity lives near Murray for ti week. Mr. of Mynard was al lending to busi-i Voting is looking rugged and not ricss mailers in (his cilv Tuesday a ''1,v older than when be left Cass and look time to call at Ibis office 1 county eight years ago. and slarl the new year right by renewing his allegiance to the Old flood barn for rent. Call on Reliable. , -lie Journal for particulars. tf ALVO DEPARTMENT Items of Interett to Journal Readers Will Be Received at the Drug Stoie Miss Vera Prouly was in Lin coln Friday. Mrs. Frank Davis went to iLn coln Monday. C. It. Jordan went to Platts mouth Saturday. Harvey Hasp was a passenger to Lincoln Sunday to visit friends. Horn To August Clemme and wife, January 2, 1912, a son. has purchased the interests of the Stroenier Lumber and Grain company here. Mr. Murty for merly owned the business. When his family arrives they will re side in the late Henry Hardknock's house. Miss Nellie Dreamer of Lincoln came in on No. 18 Sunday to spend New Year's with her broth- 8 i 1 TWENTIETH ANNUAL wvm. mm m GIVEN BY T. J. SOKOL Saturriay Night, January 13, 1912 AT THEIR HALL, Plattsmouth, : : : : Nebraska Six Big Prizes Will Be Given! CENTS 50c ft ft ft ft I LADIES 25c $ Henry Miller wa sin Lincoln to visit a sick (laughter Salurda. Will Foreman of Havelock was visiting home folks New Year's. Charley Suavely has purchased I he pool hall from Win. Newkirk. John Newkirk returned Satur day from Ansley, where he has a claim. Farley Young of Lincoln visited at the. home of L. M. last week. Mr. and Mrs. Farley Vancleave visited Sunday with Ghas. ("'.uod ley and family. Mr. Emerson wen' to -Lincoln Saturday on business, lie return ed home Sunday. William Newkirk went lo Sreenwood Monday morning, re turning Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Shaffer went lo South Ilenil on No. 18 Sunday, returning on No. 17 Monday. J. A. Shaffer attended the chick en show of the Lincoln Poultry association at Lincoln; Fridav. Miss Estella Grifl'n of Nelson. Neb., visited Mrs. E. M. Stone from Thursday till Saturday last week. Miss Alice Kellogg left last (ek for a visit with her sisler, Mrs. Dora Shaffer, at Minneapolis, Minn. Mrs. F. H. Gaudy and children relurned home Friday from Il linois, where they had been visit ing for some time; Miss Ida Penn of Waverly came, in Thursday on No. 1. lo visit her sisler. Mrs. Arthur Hird. She returned home Friday. Miss Flo Maylos and hndhcr. Dale, relurned lo the stale uni versity on No. 17 Monday, afler spending the holidays at home. The Mnrdock basketball l.eam played the Alvo team Monday evening in the Alvo hall, winning (he game by a score of 2-1 lo 12. Miss Hazel Foreman relurned Tuesday from her visit lo Have lock and Davey. Steve Foreman accompanied her and will remain some time. W. S. Jordan and Win. Kil.el shipped a mixed car of slock lo South Omaha Tuesday. They! and Chas. Ayers accompanied Ihe shipment. Aunt Hing Kilzcl entertained al supper Tuesday evening Mrs. Waugh, C. E. Roper and Hev. Ein brev of Lincoln and E. M. Stone and family. Mrs. E. M. Stone and Miss Pearl Keefer relurned from Plat I s t'oulh Thursday evening, where Ihev were in ullendance at the Johnson-Cole wedding. Miss Frances Myers entertain ed about thirty young folks nl a New Year's party Monday evening al her home. Refreshments were served and a genuine pood time was had. Mrs. W. W. Lvtb- end children and her niece, Miss Fitzgerald, of Tecamah, who have been Msiling 593; cily mortgages tiled, 115,! Miss Lylle's sister, Mrs. Charles amounting to $92, 377; cily inorlg- Kirkpalrick, for several ibys, lefl aires released, 110, amounting lo for their home Saturday. ?82,970. John Murty of Verona, Neb., ELMWOOD. . Leader-Echo. Klmer Dellman is liome from Denver visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Maker and children of Crete spent Christmas with John Gonzales. Mrs. Bertha and Harold Mryan visited F. L. Wooleoll. and family Ihe lirst of the week. Mrs. Ilerllia Walch of Fairbury came Wednesday for a visit with Miss Hannah Dellman. Stephen Hnlllsh of Wabash is reported somewhat improved in health at this writing. Merlha Merger returned home from Farnam, Neb., last week, where she was visiting her broth er, W. II. Merger. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Slander of Louisville spent Christinas with Ihe hitler's parents, Mr. and Mrs. (i. L. Merger. Major Hall and family and Ran Minford and family of Murray were Christinas guests at Ihe Win. Minford home. Fred Mueller came tip from Maileyville, Kas., Saturday to spend Christmas and Ihe holidays with his parents and Elmwood friends. Fred is looking con siderably dilTerent than when he last left Elmwood after a siege of typhoid. Little William Mueller had Ihe misfortune lo break the radius or outer bone of the right forearm while coasting with some play mates on Christ mas day. His sled skidded lo one side of the walk which was being used by the bovs and precipitated William against Ihe trunk of a tree. J. D. Fenliman came to town Fridav morning with a load of rabbit s, 155 in number, and made Ihe editor a present of n fine voting cottontail. The game was batrired by Hay Fenliman, Chas. Will and Albert Fleischmann and Lass Shepherd, the Ihree shooting Ihe least number furnishing an oyster supper for Ihe crowd. The ovslers were on Charles and Will Fleischmann and Less Shepherd. Mr. Fentinian barreled Ihe rabbits for shipment lo a commission firm. er, Fred and family. She return ed lo Lincoln Monday on No. 17. Walter Ilolderness sold his barber shop to Mr. Hall of Heaver Crossing, who look possesison Monday. Mr. Ilolderness will visit his folks in Ohio in the near future. Grandma Weichel died Tuesday at the homeo f her daug!h?r. .Mrs. Appleman i Harnshcrger, at Elmwood. The : funeral will be held al Elmwood Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. She leaves two sons, John of Alvo and Albert of Elmwood, and two daughters, Mrs. Walker of Lin coln and Mrs. Harnshcrger of Elmwood, who have the sympathy of all. LAND! LANDI LANDI Take Your Time and Read This- Do You Want to Buy? Do You Still Want to Pay Rent? Do you want to buy a farm, or do you still want to pay rent for a farm and give everything yos raise to the other fellow? If yoo want to buy call on me, and if there is anything that can be dons for you it shall come you way. Land this side of North Platte at $5.00 per acre, in 010 acre lots, where you can go into cattle rais ing and keep all the chickens yot want. Wake upl go to flgureing, and find out bow much you was worth 10 years ago, and then look at. yourself at the present time. You will find that a change be comes necessary for your better ment. I have land from the grat ing land to the best alffalfa land in the state. I will be in Platts mouth for a week, and if you ars interested 'phone 13 E., or writs lo C. M. SCHLEICHER,- . Brady, Neb. Mortgage Record In Cass County. The following is the report from the office of the register of deeds showing farm and city mortgages filed and those released during the year of 1911: Farm mortgages bled, 220, securing a value of $785,375; farm mortgages releas ed, 200, securing a value of $580, DIED. Mrs. Amelia Mobbitt, wife of Theodore N. Mobbitt, at 11:30 a. m. Sunday, December 31, 1011, at Ihe home of (heir son, Charles E. Mobbill, at Lincoln, Neb. Mrs. Mobbitt was bom in Iowa and lived there until a year afler her mar riage in 188 to Theodore N. Mob hilt; when they came to Nebraska and settled on their homestead south of town, where Ihe young est son, George P., now resides. They lived there until Ihe spring of 1005, when they moved into I heir new home in East Alvo. About seven weeks ago Mr. and Mrs. Mobbitt went lo Lincoln to visit their sons, L. E. and C. ti. and families, when Mrs. Mobbitt look seriously ill at the home of C. E. Mobbill and was unable lo rally sufficiently lo return to Alvo. She Suffered with cancer of Ihe liver and was tenderly cared for by her loved ones until the end came. She had almost reached the age of f(i years. Sh is sur vived by tier husband and four sons, L. E. of University Place, C. V.. of Lincoln, W .N. of Tekamah, and George D. of Alvo. who have Ihe sympathy of many friends. The remains were brought lo Alvo Monday afternoon and Ihe funeral was held at the M. E. church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and burial was in Alvo cemelery. The services w te con ducted by Rev. Fmbrey of Uni versity Place, presiding eitbr of Ihe Lincoln dislriel, who was pastor of Ihe M. K. church al this place fifteen years ago. The pall bearers were: Fd Ca-ey, R. V. Stewart, George Hardknoek, Geo. Sutton, S. C .Moyles and.C. C. Mucknell. FOLEY KIDNEY PILLS always give satisfaction liceaust they til ways do the work. J. 1. Slielnut, Mremen, Ga says: 'f have used Foley Kidney Piils witb great satisfaction and found mors relief from I heir use than from any other kidney medicine, and I've I t ied almost all kinds. I caa cheerfully recommend I hem to aU sufferers for kidney and bladder trouble." For sale by Fricke' A. Co. TAR FOLEY'S HONEY AND COMPOUND s a reliable family medicine. (Jive il lo your children, and take it yourself when you feel a cold 'nixing on. II checks and cures "rihs and colds and croup and m'evenls bronchitis and pneu monia. For sale by Fricke & Co. J. M. Nichols of Omaha arrived No. 21 and departed for Union 'ia loam and sleigh this aHcr noon. In County Court. Judge Meeson today was em gaged in final settlement of the estate of Klaus Fanders, a well-to-do farmer, who recently dies near Flmwood. Mr. Fander's only heirs were his two daughters, Misses Kate and Gertrude Fand ers, who enjoyed their first rid on the cars in coming to the cout- ty seat today to attend the hear ing at Judge Meeson's court. Their neighbor, William Mornemiet, accompanied the yojing ladies ts Plallsmoulh. Also C. D. Clapp of Elmwood and Attorney William Delles Dernier of the same city were in attendance assisting the young ladies in getting Ihe estaU finally settled. THE DANGER OF LA GRIPPE Is ils fatal tendency to pnem moniu. To cure your la gripps coughs take Foley's Honey and Tar Compound. R. E. Fisher, Washington, Kas., says: "I was troubled with a severe attack f la grippe that threatened pena monia. A friend advised Foley Honey and Tar Compound and I got relief after taking Ihe first few doses. I took three bottles and my la grippe was cured." Get the genuine, in the yellow package. For sale by Fricke & Co. Referee's Sale Postponed. On account of an error in the referee's sale notice in the malter of Thomas E. Parmele vs. Charles V. Moedeker, et al., the sale has been postponed from the 10th day of January to the 9th day of Feb ruary, 1912. All parties interest ed will please take notice. Do not allow your kidnev and bladder trouble to develop bVvond Ihe reach of medicine. Take Foley Kidney Pills. They give ouick re sults and slop irregularities with surprising promptness. For 8f.ie by Fricke & Co.