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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 2, 1912)
THE BEST EVER
Total Receipts About $16,000
ia Excess ol Last Year.
Actual Profits Little Above Record of
1911, Owing to Increased Expense.
Live Stork Dress Parade Marks Fin
ish of State Fair.
lies .MoiiiiM, Auk. 31. The total ru
eiiit lc r the state lair this year will
De about $P),li(K) more than those uf
last year, but to offset this gain the
show this year is costing about $12,imh)
more than the 1911 fair. .The estimat
ed expense this year is $150, Ou),
while in 1011 it was $137,8i;7.Gl. The
profits from the fair this year will he
above the $"0,000 mark, but to offset
this Is a (lef t of approximately $20,000,
incurred In MiiMing the new cross sec
lion horse barn.
The attendance did not come up to
the expectation of the fair board. A
10 per cent sain was thought possi
liio, but the unofficial flRiires make the
total 27t;,007, or f,223 gain over the
;?0,;S2 A last year.
"The fair just closed Is the best
ever held In Iowa," C. E. Cameron of
Alta, president of the state board f
Agriculture, nald. "The departments
never were so well balanced. Each
Htiperlntcmlent lias reported that the
exhibits in bis department eclipsed
those of former years. The amuse
ment features were the best ever at
tempted. The horse races were ex
ceptionally good and several world's
marks were nt during the week.
Attendance Not Satisfactory.
"If the attendance had been ns Bat
Isfaetory as the fair Itself wo would
have had tin exceptional year. We ex
pected an Increase of 10 per cent In
the attendance and we did pot get it.
Two tilings are responsible for tho
failure to get the people here.
"The refusal of the railroads to
grrint excursion rates must be placed
ahead of the second reason. The farm
era ate behind with thlr work. Thlt
kept many of them away."
A parade of live stock representing
a million dollars In value marked the
finish tJ the fair. Kvery prize winner
In the live stock departments had a
place in the procession.
Corn School at Ames, Dec. 33.
The annual corn show of the Iowa
Corn Growers' association will be held
at Amcf from Dec. 30 to Jan. 11. Pro
fcBsor W. J. Kennedy, who Is at the
tocaa of the extension department ot
Iowa State eoIleKO, appeared before
the executive comniltteo and asked
that the show he taken to Ames. He
represented the college and the Com
merclal cliih of Ames.
"In view of the fact that the col
lego Is primarily an
school It. Is right that we should get
mien exhibitions as the corn show,'
riofessor Kennedy said. "It will serva
n rood purpose In giving the students'
a chnnee to see the displays
Farmers Fix Fuss With Arbitration.
' Two farmers living between the
municipal farm and Clyde have e
elded to settle their differences by ar
filtration. The cows belonging to a
farmer named Crulkshnnk got Into a
rorn field of a neighbor and did con
!doruble damage. Watson Roberts,
superintendent of the municipal farm,
and Pierce Mott have been appointed
arbitrators. If they rnnnot agree, they
nre to choose a third person.
Urge State Aid for School Plans.
The better Iowa schools commission
In session nt the state house recom
mended state nld for rural, consolidat
ed nnd town f( hools nnd the details
of the plnn will be worked out by the
subcommittee, along Ideas suggested
by practical educators who attended
the session. The uuestlon of teaching
Agriculture In high schools was Anally
referred to a committee.
BUMPER CROP OF ONIONS
Ylold In Scr.tt County Is 330,000 Bush,
ell From 300 Acres.
Pnvenrort, la.. Aug. 31. Scott conn
ty raised this year the largest crop of
onions ever recorded In the history of
the county. The total was san.noo
burhels from only 300 ncres, an aver
age of 1.100 bushels per acre. The
Average price paid In the fields was
40 cents, miking the return from each
acre $410, or n total to the onion rnls
ors of 132,0(ft. Tho expense of work
ing an flcre Is about $70, which would
leave a net profit to the fanners of
370 nn acre.
The famous red onion district of
Scott county Is confined to a narrow
trlp of land bordering the Mississippi
river in Pleasant Valley township.
Severs Artery While Entering Room.
Des Moines, Aug. 31. Attempting to
f!n an entrance to the rooms of Mrs
Mary Clear, 716 West Ictist street,
Edward Baker, a railroad man, drove
his right arm through a window pane
and cut an artery. He was removed to
the police rtitlon In a critical condi
tion and will probably die.
Iowa City Gas Sale.
Iowa City, Aug. 31. The Western
Y,l'tllltles company ot Chicago and
5rand Rapids bought the Iowa City
3as and Electric company's Interests
The lows Oltv corporation's stock Is
tin IV flfto, and Its first mnrtrnrn linnri.ti
Miss M arii hi Pettis of Lincoln
i- in llif city, a guest of the il
Ii.mii Clements home.
(i. It. OImui ri.'l iuii'mI from
Omaha this afternoon, where he
was railed on business.
William Puis, .-r., of Mt. Pleas
ant precinct, transacted business
in Plat Union! h today.
Margery Kimball tf Lin
coln is isjtinn .in Hie cily, tin
uuc-t of Ml-s Calherine Dovcy.
I'M Slimiiuker of near Murray
linive in from I In- farm today ami
1 1 ; 1 1 i -; i t i J liu-itiess in the county
William Fa I
nil I he 1 1 1 1 1 liilU
lie will spend
Inu left, for 1 a ie
train today, where
Stimlav with his
Peacock drove in
this morning and
early train for
f ri in her home
boarded I lie
William Split, from near Mur
ray, was looking afire some busi
ness mailers in he county neat
Hymn (build ami wife ami halie
relurned from Omaha yesterday,
wl.ere I hey have visited rrlaiivcs
for a lime.
illc was a I
Clauhorn of Louis
Mat I siuoiil li visitor lo
Iieen called here 'on
Waller Scolt left for Fort
llode, Iowa oil I he llflel'lloon
train ycslerday, where he was
called do business.
C. W. Itilil.le of Lincoln visited
Plallsiiioiilh this . morning, hav-
j ing called here on husiness of
Mrs. (ieorge Happ and daughter,
Miss lltilh, from Cleveland, Ohio,
(lie guests of llev. J. II. Sieger of
SI. I'aul's church.
M. Fanger of Missouri Valley
arrived on No. L'i yesterday to
look afire the department store
for a .short lime.
Mrs. James Johns returned
from lied Oak yesterday after
noon, where she had visited with
friends for a few days.
Mrs. John Ferris and Mrs.
Stephen Copenliaver of near Mur
ray were Omaha passengers on
:Xur.i!,,,,! mnn,in ,rnii1 ,,,,i,iy-
nnd Klenor Proeh
Ihis morning and
will visit their sister, Miss Proch-
aska, at Father deck's home.
Mrs. Charles Hartford and son,
Joe, relumed from Council IIlulTs
last evening, where they had visit
ed friends for a eouple of days.
Mrs. Fred Oenson and her sister-in-law,
Mrs. Hanson, of Xe
hawka, were Omaha visitors to
day, going on the morning train.
Helen and F.dilh Farley return
ed from Lincoln this afternoon,
where they have lieen the guests
of Virginia Waimh for two days.
Carter Alhin and daughter,
okla, of near Union, were Plalts
inoulh visitors today, looking aC
er liusiness mailers for n few
A. F. Scyhert and wife and Mrs.
W. II. Sejhert drove in from their
home near Cedar Creek this morn
ing and dealt with I'lallsnioiilh
Mrs. Pugsley of Panama, Iowa,
who has been a guest of li,er par
enls, William Taylor and wife, for
a few days, returned to hfr homo
Janet nnd Mabel Grassninn,
who have been visiting relatives
in this city for several wveks, left
for llieir home at Alliance jes
lerday afternoon on No. 3.1.
Mrs. 0. R. Todd and children,
Lloyd, F.dilh and Fred, who have
been guests of Mrs. Todd's par
ents, A. J. Smith nnd wife, of near
Hartlett, Iowa, for n week, return
ed this afternoon.
j cm it ui. meisinger w as a pas
senger lo Omaha on tho morning
t rain loday, where ho went to visit
his wife at St. Joseph's hospital.
Mrs. Meisinger is recovering from
the effects of nn operation sho
underwent two or throe weeks
ago. Mr. Meisinger expects his
wife home within n very short
Mr. Harrow of Lincoln was a
IMatt. -mouth visitor yesterday
looking after Hurlingtoii business.
WANT TO THAI jL Two rolls,
about years old, for good driv
ing horse. Inquire at this ollice.
8- JH-t f,t.
Mrs. Alin Murray departed for
llavclock on the afternoon train
yesterday, where she will visit
relatives fur a time.
.1. .1. Svolioda, sr., departed for
Hay Springs today, where he will
visit the (ieorge Koelinke home
for a time.
Mcs. Au'-mjsI Itakow and daugh
ter, Kama, and Mrs. Schuhech
and daughters, Elsie and llerlha,
departed for Omaha on (lie morn
ing train today to spend the day
ru.-l ieal ing in the parks.
Thomas Walling and sou were
Omaha passengers on the after
noon train yesterday, which was
delayed two hours and twenty
minutes on account of the engine
of No. 2 going on the ground.
Mrs. J. II. Thrasher and her
guests, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
Thrasher, and Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur KefTeler hoarded the early
train today for Ihe metropolis,
where they spent the day.
Miss Maeeey of Ashland visited
her friend, Miss Merniee Richards,
between trains yesterday, return
ing to her home in Ihe afternoon,
accompanied by Miss Richards,
who will be her guest for si few
Mrs. Albert Smith and daughter,
Fay, and son, Merle, who have
been guests of Mrs. Smith's
brut her, Roy liurdirk and family,
for a few days, returned to their
home at Knoxville, Iowa, on the
morning I rain today.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. porter of
near Murray and Mrs. May Hryan
of Kodak, S. I)., were in Platls
inoiilb today, driving up from the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Porler. Mrs.
Hryan is a co.u.
and has been
in of Mrs. Porter
visiting at their
mm', . also oilier friends and
relat ivos in I his county.
Peter H. Miller bought the)
( ieorge (1. Adams farm east of!
town, consideration, $20,000. " '
Misses Klsie Thierolf and
Helen Hunter of Plattsmouth
visited Miss Nellie Fowler several
days, returning home Tuesday.
Misses El hoi and Ellen Leyda
and Mina Thierolf of Platts
inoulh came over last Saturday
lo visit Mrs. (i. II. Olive and at
tend the chautauqua.
H. I. Reed made a business trip
to Colorado Tuesday. He ac
companied Thomas Murley to
Omaha, with William Dunn act
ing ns chauffeur in the hitter's
Harold lunn departed last Fri
day for Minneapolis, where ho
will continue at the state uni
versity, lie expected lo attend the
encampment prior to the opening.
Adolph Mogenscn, whose arm
wits so severely injured recently,
went lo Lincoln Tuesday for
treatment.. The arm heals so
slowly that be is somewhat dis
couraged. Mrs. H. S. Thomson departed
for her home in Malcolm, Iowa,
Monday. She left her mother,
Mrs. Reed, about the same, her
ondition not having changed
much the past week.
Miss Mildred Hutler went lo
Herman Monday lo visit her sis
ter, Mrs. Johnson, and family, and
I lien goes to Albion, w here she
will teach this school year, in
structor in Latin.
Mrs. Charles Hansen and
daughter, Florence, left Wednes
day for NVnusa, Neb., for a visit.
Mrs. Hansen, who underwent an
operation about a month ago, does
not seem lo gain in strength very
fast, so decided that
would help her.
Miss Katherino (libsbon return
ed home last Saturday from her
California trip. She enjoyed her
vacation hugol.v, visited with ninny
friends in different places nnd
made many automobile trips from
Los Angeles into lower California
i.ounty urveyor I'atlerson
came over from Plattsmouth
Monday, nnd went out to get his
bearing on I In land of A. B. fiib-
son, west of town, where tho new
road is to be located along tho
railroad track. When Ihe public
is nble to use this new road it will
cut out I ho very worst piece of
hill and rock road that can be
found in Cass county. Tho next
improvement should bo lo cut out
Ihe Wolcotl hill, and it can be
done if wo go after it.
i i i i
Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Platlsmmith were here
Hoeek of :
this week ,
niece of Mrs. T.
here this week vi:
J. E. Wood, a
of Omaha, a!
A. Reynolds, js
of this place, came in yolerday
morning from Oregon for an ex
tended visit with friends here.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Hemphill of Seal
tie, Washington, are here for- a
visit lo L. W. Innwersen and
family. Mrs. Hemphill is a cou
sin of Mrs. Ingwersen.
Miss (iertrude Sturm returned
Saturday morning from Colum
bus, Ohio, where she had been
for the last en days as a deleaale
to the. National Tri-Delta con
vention. Mrs. Floyd T. Milchell and two
children, who have been visiting
relatives here for the pa.-t month,
left for their home in Wildorado,
Texas, Wednesday. Miss Annie
Petersen accompanied I hem as
far as SI. Joseph.
Wednesday afternoon the
switch crew, got a car of ballast
off down at the east uarry in
such a way as to block Ihe main
line for several hours. The east
bound passenger' train ran down
lo (he wreck amf-was met by the
main line train and a transfer of
passengers and express made.
Mrs. I). C. West and Miss
Gladys returned Tuesday from
their trip lo Colorado. Mr. Stone
did not accompany them home, as
he was not through with bis visit
yet. Mr. Wesl met them in Lin
coln and brought them on home
in Ihe car, Miss Coon accompanied
them for an over-night visit.
!r. J. Pollard of Salem, who
for a good many years looked af
ter the health of this community,
was here the lirsl of the week
visiting his brother, M. (I. Pol
lard and oh(i- relatives and
friends. The doctor, who is
growing old, kindly paid Ins re
spects to this fdliee and left a
dollar's worth of cheer with the
Workmen burning the pninf
from Josh Sulphin's store Mon
day, started a blaze that for a
short time threatened lo he
serious. The lire was started lie
hind Ihe weather boarding on the
northeast corner and bad begun to
blaze fiercely by the time they
could cut through and get water
to it from above. A large crowd
of volunteer firemen gathered
(tiickly and if was only a few
minutes until the danger was
Mr. and Mrs. YV. F. Oiers and
I wo children wont lo Gresham
Tuesday evening to visit, with
James Merril, brother of Mrs.
V,. C. and Mrs. John Twlss, who
was formerly well known in
Louisville, died t his home in
Clagary, Alberta. Canada, Aug
Chester Mrriam will soon be
gin the erect ion of a live-room
modern collage on his lot he
purchased of L. J. Mayfield last
spring. The building will be.
2l.'J2 and provided with all the
Prof. U. I). Kvans moved his
family to Alexandria, S. I)., last
week, where Prof. Evans tajecs
charge of the schools in Ihe ca
pacity of superintendent. Mr.
and Mrs. Evans are excellent peo
ple and have hosts of friends
here who regretted to have them
C. (1. Mayfield, wife and son,
Lewis, and daughter, FMith, left
Tuesday morning in their auto
mobile for Dewese, Neb., where
they will visit'wilh the family of
Jesse Livingston for a few days.
Posters announcing a four
days' has ball tournament to be
held nt Ihe Louisvillo base ball
park, September 11, 12, 13 and
I I, will be out in a few days. It
is sure lo be aldg event. Watch
for Ihe announcement.
F. A. Secord of Omaha, well
known lo many Louisvillo people,
has been appointed superintend
ent of telegraph of the El Paso &
Southern railway, wilh headquar
ters at El Paso, Texas. Mr. Se
cord is a son-in-law of G. W.
Mayfield of this city. For the past
fourteen years ho has been in the
employ of the Union Pacific at
Omaha, and for seven years has
edited the children's page in the
Sunday World-Herald under tho
name of "Uncle Ross." It might
not be out of order lo say here
that one of Uncle floss' stories,
recently printed in the World
Herald, has been dramatized In
Ihe cast and will net the author
a neat commission.
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wfDO naiDsi COlon'l
iu bars of new
style soap 25c
Chilisauce and Pork
Lipton's Coffee, per lb
-E. A. WURL-
Mrs. I). C. Hunt of Ibdlon, Kas.,
arrived last week to make several
days' visit wilh tier sister, Mrs. J.
1 1. Shrader, a few miles northeast
of this villaue.
Mrs, J. It. Jiysart arrived Tues
day evening from West Plains,
Mo., to make a visit with her
relatives and numerous friends in
this village and vicinifv.
Joseph Fllinglon, the Utile 2 i0
pound schoolboy friend of the
editor, was one of our very wel
come callers Saturday. Little Joe
now resides near P.loomfiebl. Xeb..
and is making the Knox count v
soil produce a splendid crop this
Miss Emma TlneM of Platts
inoulh spent the week here visit
ing Ffer sister, Mrs. Bert Tulene.
I. W. Foster and wife left last
Sunday for an extenrffl visit
wilh relatives and friends at
Colunibns and other points in
Mrs. Margaret IIesDernier and
Mrs. Artinv Ingwerson, mother and
sister of Xorman Dele-rermer,
departed Tnesday for thcrr home
ot Zlori City, Illinois, after spend
ing six weeks wif.fr relatives in
this county and in other parts of
Charles Hemphill and wife ar
med last week from- Seattle,
Washington, to make an extended
v'sit among relatives and friends
nt Union and vicinity. They re
sided here some years ago, Mrs.
Hemphill being a daughter of Mr.
and' Mrs. Ren F. Ifohacfc, living
southwest of town.
Prof. A. P. Sloekdale returned
Tuesday from CJiadron, where he
t-pcrit most of the lime since Ihe
close of our schools last May. He
says he is in "fine trim" for an
other year of good work as prin
cipal of Union schools, and
awaits the ringing of Ihe gong
Henry Keeker left Tuesday for
1 Auto and Wagon
U TOLL RATES ONE WAY: $
H Automobile and driver 50c W
Motor Cycle " M 15c
Y$ Team, wagon and driver with load of garden truck, fruit, Vf
U poultry, hogs, calves, grain, hay or any other me.rchan- (5
$j dise....: : 50c g
Team, wagon and driver without load 25c
j Horse and buggy 20c A
,Horses or cattle led or driven 10c
S Hogs, sheep or calves driven 5c
The above rates for team, wagon and driver are on the $Z
fcf basis of 75c for round trip loaded one way and empty one way. W
v Splendid roads to South
jij Main and 6th St., Plattsmouth to 24th and N St., South Omaha.
t POLLOCK & DUFF
You can always get
fresh groceries here and we can
save you money on your grocer
ies. Read this list. Then why
Fresh Country Butter, per pound. . 25c
Eggs, per dozen. . .A7lc
3 Cans Corm for 25c
3 Cans Tomatoes 25c
3 packages E. C. Corn Flakes for'. '. . .25c
Vampa, Colo., w here he will make
a visit with Charley Stone and
wife and will spend some time
iewing (he iul cresting scenery in
jliicr parts of the Sunllower slate.
Eli Eaton arrived home Tues
day from a visit of several weeks
wilh relatives in Oklahoma and
J'exas and says he had a "way up"
lime everywhere be went and re
turned feeling line as an Iaster
100 acres in Red Willow county,
about live and a half miles west of
Indianola; mostly level. land; 120
acres under cultivation; some
pasture. Can be bought! for $5,
700.00. Time given..
1(50 acres in Loup county, Xe
braska; somewhat rolling; 30
acres under cultivation', 5 acre in
alfalfa, some good hay land, bal
ance pasturage. Price $1,000.
A line $4,000 residence in
Platlsniouth for $2,100: if taken
Two colt ges, one willv 5 rooms
and the other with 3, for $325.00
each. It would cost; twice- this
much to duplicate the- same.
A number of nice 5 and! G-room
collages, at from $800 to. $1,000.
We have a number of desirably
vacant lots for sfl.be at. from. $5f
Investment: ani Loan Co.
Misses F'nnna and Elizabeth.
Falter spent, the day in Omaha,
going on the morning train.
Ed Schulhuf was a passenger to
Glenwood on the morning train
today, when he looked after
business matters for . a few
Omaha exactly 15 miles from
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