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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 12, 1912)
lMuttsmouth I.t. :i, ISM.'.
Houro cum puiouanl to luljoiimmi-nl.
'resenl, M. L. Fileili'iili, ('. I;. Jordan
and O. K. Ht'thntT, Count v t'mmni.s-,
Moneis; I), t Morgan, County Clfik.
Minutrs of previous .session read and
approved, when the follow Inn' liusi ness
was transucted in regular form:
liosa HennitiKs was this (lav refunded
$-.o;t personal ta for Kinht Mile drove
precinct for 1910 iiecounl of double as
.sessed. John W. Crabill came before the
Hoard Muling the time was up for cure
of tho tower clock and asked that he
he allowed to continue caring lor same
for the year 11J, at $40.00 per year
and the name was agreed upon.
Mr. It. D. I'ollard came before the
Hoard on behalf of the liiirllnKlun Hall
way objecting to the valuation of shop
tools and LiuiUIiiiks at t'lattsmouth on
account, of a misunderstanilinff between
Mr, l'ollaid and Mr. SSotnnlchnen, county
assessor at the time the schedule was
made and upon recommendutlon of Mr.
rfoennlclisen the valuation of Bhop
toolB was cut from 71,SXo to $57,000 and
Mr. I'ollard asked to pay the taxes un
der protest and County Treasurer in
structed to refund the difference of
Bond of N. Opp, road orseer for
road district No. 12, approved.
Bond of Aug. Krccklow, road overseer
for road district No. 8, approved.
The following claims were allowed on
i he general fund:
M. L. Friedrich, salary and ex
0. K. Jordan, salary and expense 39.00
C. E. Heebner, salary and expense 42.05
.Smith & Mauzy Drug Co., medi
cine to county 1.10
1. Hatt & Son, mdse, to poor.,,. 23.50
Al. Archer, state vs Hawkinson 3.80
C. 1). Quinton .state vs. Hawkin
son ' 2.10
Mary 12. Foster, salary and ex
Kd ERonberKor, admstr, fuel to
court house 182.34
C. D. Quinton, boarding city pris
oners, and committments 7.85
J'. U. Quinton, boarding county
prisoners, jailer fees, and
J. H. Tarns, salary for November
Hans Kievers. salary and laundry 78.00
G. P. Kastwood, repairs at farm
and court house 6.48
C. F. Vallery, treasurer S. I). No.
37 room for election IMatts
mouth precinct C.OO
C. F. Vullery, care of booths,
riattsmouth precinct 3.00
John liauer & Son, repairs at
court house 4.30
M. M. llutler, M. P.. room for elec
tion Weeping Water city. First
k . Larson, repairs to jail .... 8,00
C. H. Taylor, salary and expensel22.7'J
l. C Moi'Kun, salary and expense 242.96
;. w. Hayior x. Co., coal to
. . c
J. W. Crabill, care of tower clock
and repairs 40.00
13. Manspeaker, salary for Novem
.tt.umsin liikiiiiiik vu., sua iu
court house and jail and street
Hammond & Mentions, supplies to
;ounty superintendent 27.50
J 'hut smooth Water Co.. water to
court house 10.31
Win. Clement, att., 2 tickets to
Uncoln und return H . 92
riattsmouth l.odgo No. 8 A. O. U.
W., room for election 1'latts-
uioutli, Third ward 6.00
The l'lattsniouth Journal print
ing und supplies ' 12.74
11. II. Scott, auto livery to com
J. O. York, barber work at farm .1.15
h'red I'litterson, ofioa-work and
Tho following claims were allowed on
l he road funds:
J. C. Nldav, road work, road dis- ' ""
trict No. 11 70.60
A. I. ltird, blacksmith work, road
district No. 6 5.00
Joe Wnldron, road work, road
district No. R 4.40
Joe Allen, road work, road dis
trict No. IB 51.H0
C. 15. Strong, blacksmith work
road district No. 6 ' 4.10
C. M. Jordan, road work, road
district No. 6 8.80
M. H. Tyson, roafl worfc, road
district No. IS 30.85
Sam Westlake, road work, road
district No. 16 2S.40
i. W. Curvea Ar Son, hardware,
road dlATilct No. 6 2.22
J. C. l.omever, road work roud
district tin. 5 ' 40.00
'. H. N'ohl I. win her Co., lumber
to road district No. 6 5.88
.Mike l.utz, road work, road dis
trict No. 1 249.40
Lee Arneit Co., culvert, roau
district No. IS 94.02
Lee Arnett Co., culvert, road
district No. 7 20.45
Leo Arnett Co., culvert, road
district No. 4 69.54
l.w Arnett Co., culvert, road
district No. B 22.14
Lee Arnett Co., culvert, road
district No. r. 22.14
Lee Arneit Co., culvert, roud
district No. 14 58.64
A. K. Slurin. coal, road district
No. 13 19.55
A F. Sturm lumber, rood dis
trict No. 12 ) 306.75
C. II. Spolm, roud work, roud
district No. 14 39.00
Jeorge Spohn, rond work, road
district No. 11 11.75
Wm, Ash, road work, road dis
trict No. 14 32.60
John McKay, road work, road
district No. 14 4.60
J. II. Latrom, material, roud dis
trict No. 16 1.85
Wm. llassler. blacksmith work
road district No. 1 4.20
Frank l'latxer road work,
road district No. 2 135.95
John lverson, blacksmith work,
rood district No. 1 1.50
W. K. l'ulmoter, sharpening
grader, road district No. 15.. 9.00
L Neitzul, indse to road district
No. 7 5.43
Walter Norvul, road work, road
district No. 14 129.80
Walter Hvers, road work, roud
district No. 27 26.50
K. T. Tool, lumber for road dls-
irlct No. 7 18.31
The following claims were allowed
on the bridge fund:
J C Nidav bridge work R.fiO
A F. Sturm, bridge material... 6.30
Nebraska Construction Co., bridge
bridge work 2IX.47
(1. H. liennls, bridge work 106. HO
Walter Myers, bridge work.... 12.75
J. Adams & Son. bridge mat'. 30.l
Nebraska Construction Co..
bridge work 2,350.72
The county attorney Instructed to
settle tin- Snrpv county bridge suits
The following claim was allowed on
the commissioners road fund:
City treasurer I'lattsinoutli City, pro
portion commissioners' road
Board adlourned to meet lecember
1. 1912. O. C. MORGAN.
riattsmouth. Neb., Iier. 4, 1912.
Board met us tier adjournment, with
all members present.
A pel It Ion presented to Itourd for
change In public rnad No. 2 In section
.'1-10-11 signed by W. W. K Irpatrlck ami
iwentv-one others, petition dated Juno
24. 1912. and filed with the county
clerk, June 2T. 1H12, lis follows:
We the undersigned freeholders of
i "ass county, respectfully petition you
to change the public highway, com
mencing at a point where tho rond en
ters section 3-10-11 at the northwest
corner, then following the Missouri Pa
cific railroad through section 3 to a
point where the old road crosses the
Missouri Pacific railroad in the north
west of the northeast quarter of sec
Also nnnlher petition presented,
d,ted August 21. 1912. and filed with
the countv clerk, August 24. 1912,
signed by VV. V. Klrkpntrlck and nine
others as follows:
"We the undersigned landowners,
residents of said Cnss county, respect
fully petition for the appointment of
a commissioner to examine and vncat
that portion of road No. 2, a Cass coun
ty road, commencing at the northwest
corner of section 3-10-11. running
thence east on section line, as near as
practicable to where the road crosses
the Missouri Pacific railroad In said
It appearing Pint the Intention of
the above petition is to vacate the old
road described in said petition on the
condition that the new road be located
and it appearing that a tleed to a
strip of land over which the new roaa
is to run lias been executed by the
I owner of said land and delivered by
eim to toe county clerk and It uppear
l i.ig to this hoard that it is lor the pub
; lie good to vacate said old road, the
,luions are granted as prayed for
I and county clerk instructed to draw
a warrant for the consideration of the
I oeeu ami to have the deed recorded.
1 Claim i I C. I), ijiiinton presented for
i l.-i- lees lor the vears 1907. li0S,
1909, 1910 and .1911, amounting to $1.-
.,!. uul hoard appointed a commit
, lee of the county attorney and the
couiuy i lei k to investigate and report
to tl;e I'.oaid.
Hoard agreed to continue in session
from day to day up to and including
I iccember 7. 1912.
The following claims were allowed
on the generul fund, liecember 4, 1912:
Nebraska Institute Feeble Mind--r.Mised
eil Youths, clothing for Anton
- Hamilton $ 44.85
S. F. Glrardet. mdse. to Miss
Hans Sievers expense attend
ing Mrs. McPlierson 3.00
Albert 15. Gibson, land for roud
No. 2 Weeping Water prec 423.50
Weeping W'uter Republican,
printing bar docket i. su
The following claims were allowed
on the road funds:
F. H. Baldwin, road work, road
district No. 8 2.60
C. T. Ktchard.s, road work, road
district No. 4 15.10
The folowlng claims were allowed on
the road funds, liocember 6, 1912:
Wm. Sheehun, road work, road
district No. 9 $629.20
Henry Schlueter, return of poll
tux, No. 21 2.50
Geo. S. Uehlerklng. road work
road district No. 15 33.80
Johnson A Jones, blacksmith
work, road district No. 13 12.85
The following claim was allowed on
the bridge fund:
Wm. Sheehan, bridge work .... 31.20
Board adjourned to meet iuesday,
December 17, 1912.
H. C. MOKGAN, County Clerk.
J. lleacon. 4
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Horn To Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Wenzel. Monday. December a
Mike Lee has been quite sick
the past week al the home of his
parents, but is better at this
August Bergman shipped a
carload of cattle to South Omaha
the fore part of the, week. He
was accompanied by Owen Wall
Hudolpli Schullz of Bennett and
Miss Lena Spahnle of Eagle were
united in marriage in Lincoln
Wednesday, December S. by
County Judge Kisser.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hrinkwnrth
of Lincoln are the proud parents
of a boy which arrived at their
home Tuesday, December 3. Mr.
Ki'inkworlh was at one lime pub
lisher of the Beacon. !
Joe Allien, who lives north ofbrara. Neb.
lown, had I he misfortune of lljss Ellen Simcker and brolb
breaking his big toe Saturday byler, Fred, of Lincoln, were guests
letting a log fall on il. His son,j(lf Miss Marie Slroemer Friday
Una. who... has been Hllending j
school, came home for a Tew (lays)
to do chores, etc '
Dr. C. V. Palmer and Miss
Katnerine Zapf were united in !
marriage at tho home of the
bride's parents al Elkporl. Iowa.
Thursday, November '-'8, Kev.
Minotiue oiliciating. The groom is
one of our enterprising young
business men. and although he
has only been in our community
for a few weeks he has made a
great many friends.
Largest, line of dolls in the city
nt Mordock's Variety Store.
J Courier. J
Horn Tuesday. December 3, to
Mr. and Mrs. Charles lleim, a boy.
James Terryberry visited rela
lives at Tabor, Iowa, this week.
(leorge Fraler visited his sister
at Marysville, Mo., over Sunday.
Mrs. Marrett and two children
returned lo llavelock Saturday
after a few days' visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mc
Nurlin. Miss Mabel Ossenkop has re
ceived word from I he J. L. Hums
family al Moffat, Colorado, an
nouncing I he marriage of their
daughter, Louise, to Mr. Charles
Craig, a wealthy ranchman. They
will reside in Moffat.
Mr. and Mrs, John (iroup re
turned Wednesday from a week's
visit wilb the family of Newt
Young at Hastings. They visited
relatives at Ked Cloud, and stop
ped over in Lincoln lo attend the
runeral of o. B. Polk.
Key. Elmer Wilkon, the new
minister of the M. E. church, is
moving his family into the par
sonage this week. Key. Wilkon
con es from Tunnel Hill, III. The
local church has been without a
pastor since conference and the
fad that the church is now to
have regular service is welcome
news to the congregation.
Postmaster W. C. Dorscy sur
prised his many Louisville friends
on Thanksgiving day when he
alighted from a Missouri Pacific
I rain accompanied by a lady whom
he introduced as his wife. He
had kept the secret from his
friends so carefully that none
knew him to have been exposed,
ami when the announcement was
made the surprise was general.
Men's heavy fleecn lined under
wear at 75c a suit at Mordock's.
K. M. Stone was home over
Charles Strong went to Lincoln
Julius Krecklovv went to Lin
John Allies was a capital city
.Mrs. Fred l'rouly was an Oma
ha yisilor Tuesday.
Mrs. John .Murty was a Lincoln
J. A. Shatter was in Lincoln on
business last Friday.
James Foreman was in Lincoln
on business Tuesday.
Fred Prouty went to Lincoln
L. 1$. Applenian was a passeng
er for Lincoln Tuesday.
C. H. Jordan went to Lincoln
on business Wednesday.
Mrs. E. Brantner went to Lin.
coin Wednesday on No. 13.
Hubert Strong went to Lincoln
Monday, returning Tuesday.
John Murtey and Fred Prouty
shipped a car of hogs Monday.
Paul Thurason of Lincoln visit
ed Sunday with friends here.
L. E. Hobbitt and family of Lin
coln visited over Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis llorlcn-
beck returned from their trip in
the west Monday.
Mrs. C. C. lHirknell and daujdi
ter were in Lincoln last week
having dental work done.
Mr. and Mrs. William Powell of
Lincoln visited Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Shaffer from Saturday until Mon
Clifford Applemen returned
Wednesday evening from Iowa
where he lias been for some time
Miss Ethel Stewart visited over
Sunday with her brolher, It. W
Stewart, relurniiiir to Lincoln
Mrs. Ira Moore and children
left Wednesday for Minnesota to
spend the holidays wit 1 1 her par
Mr. and Mrs. (ieorge Foreman,
jr., left Friday evening for a
week's visit wilb relatives al Nio-
Mjss Vjll,(,, ()uKh (lf LmvuUi is
visiting her sister, Mrs. J. A.
jiavjllff (.((M1(1 (Wm ast
, , .
F1" K"''" '" "s band
(ipUM' irUIHI M II III it I ll II .IIIIMI-
'der Wednesday morning, bill no
i bones were broken. Il is thought
1 he will not lose his hand.
Mrs. John Wood and son came
j in from Morton. Washington,
Saturday lo visit her sister, Mrs.
Thomas Sloul and family. The
i sisters had not seen each other
! for twenty-two years.
School District No. 'J gave a box
social and program Saturday
evening, the proceeds of which,
amounting to over !3i. will be
used to purchase books for the
library and other school roo::i ne
cessities. The school is satis
factorily taught by Miss Mona
Alvo Homestead No. 17 IT) of the
Brotherhood of American Yeomen
elected otllcers Thursday evening
for the coming year as follows:
C. 11. Suavely, F.; J. E. Parsell, M.
C; L. D. Mullen, M. A.; Mrs. C.
O. ShafTer, C; Dr. L. Muir, over
seer; J. H. Slroemer, chaplain;
Alfred Slroemer, watchman;
Henry Hanson, guard: K. V.
Stewart, sentinel: Mrs, C. M.
drove, L. K.; Mrs. N. B. Suavely,
Oct ready for Santa Glaus.
Ora E. Copes is on Ihe sick list.
Mrs. Buss and Mrs. W. E.
Ilinze were Weeping Water visit
William Maseman and wife
were Omaha visitors the early
part of the week.
F. W. Kuhge is having Ihe pool
hall decorated. Fred Herselheck
is doing the work.
Miss Mabel Hanger was visiting
at the home of Samuel Johnson
Ihe llrst of the week.
(ienrge Shackley is busy decor
ating the interior of the William
Slemhoff residence, northwest of
The Woodmen held a business
meeting and oyster supper Tues
day evening, which was well at
tended. Our merchants have all got a
line line of holiday goods. No.
need lo go out of town to pur-
chase your Christmas gifts.
Miss Helen Spreisrcl is visitins
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. II. C.
Young, helping take cr.re of tin
new boy that arrived there last
Key. Bashford of the Congrega
tional church gave a very inter
esting iiuisiraleii lecture on Mis
sionary Work in India," before a
crowded hmise last Sunday even
ing, which was very much enjoyed
by all Mvsent.
Slraub Brothers have returned
from Chicago, where they exhibit
ed their herd of (iallowavs at the
International Live Stock show,
coming off with many first, and
also sweepstakes in some classes.
We have not received all the par
0. Heeuey was in Omaha one
day this week.
Kolin Coon has been on the sick
list this week.
Mrs. Essick is enjoying a visit
from her brother,
i Leo O'Brien has a very bad
case of diphtheria.
Mr. Omer Coon was a Lincoln
passenger this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Murphy were
Omaha visitors Tuesday.
Ed and Jno. Fleischnian autoed
to Louisville one day last week.
Miss Callie Miller, daughter of
Alex Miller, has the diphtheria.
Will Ash's lillle child that has
been sick is reported some better.
Mrs. Essick, who has been sick
for some time, is slowly improv
ing. Dick Boone's children have
been sick with sore throat the
Virgil Miller did not attend
school this week on account of
Mrs. Will Stohlman and daugh
ter, Miss Martha, were shopping
in Omaha Saturday.
The Misses Peterson of Kan
sas visited with Miss Katie
O'Leary last week.
Mrs. Howard Johnson has been
very sick I he last week with a bad
cold on the lungs.
The Ladies' Aid society met
with Mrs. Fordyce last week and
enjoyed the usual good lime.
Mrs. Louisa Itoiirke was a pas
senger for Omaha Saturday,
w here she spent t he day.
Will Kennedy, from the western
pail of Nebraska, is here visiting
friends and relal ives.
Mrs. M. C. Walker returned lo
her home, after a few weeks'
visit with her mother in Min
(iraiidpii' Wright of Weeping
Water visited with his lillle
granddaughter, Mary Miller, Mon
There will be no Christ mas
entertainment al Ihe Fnion
church on account of Callie MiT
ler having the diphtheria.
Omar Coon has returned from
the western pari of the slate,
where he has been Ihe past week
looking after land interests.
Virgil Miller has no been at
tending the academy al Weeping
Water Ihe last week on account
oT the diphtheria in Mauley ami
Mrs. It. V. Kuby, living south
of Mauley, died Wednesday morn
ing and was buried at Eight Mile
drove Friday. The citizens of
Manlev extend their sympathy to
(lie bereaved family.
Joseph Port is returned from
his trip to Missouri and he is now
visiting al Wabash. Joe expects
lo farm in Missouri the coming
vear. The people of Mauley will
John Kautli and son, Herman,
Thursday and Friday
emuiine Kid Body oil
13-inchcs long, moving eyes, braided hair, shoes and stockings for
Assortments of beauti
ful gifts for everybody.
Piatt smouth's most
Xmas buying easy here.
should not fail to see our brilliant display of
Watches, Rings, Bracelets, La Valliers, Lockets,
Chains, Sterling Silver, Cut Glass, China, Mani
cure Sets and Novelties.
Exclusive Styles at the Right Prices!
The largest stock we have ever carried. You are
invited to inspect the goods before the lines are
B. A. McElwain,
" Jeweler- --- ---
"On the Sunny Side
and John Tigho and son, Leo, and I
Will Kennedy of Elm Creek, Neb.,
autoed over to Plattsmouth Sat
urday and took in the play at tho
Parmele Saturday evening.
The annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Mauley Co
operative drain association will
he held in tho town hall Decem
ber 11) at Manley. The meeting
will be called to order by the
president at 9 a. m., and from
that time until noon will be de
voted to the election of otllcers
for the coming year and also
other business that may come up.
At 12:30 the members will all be
given a free oyster dinner al the
hotel. At 2:30 the meeting will
be called to order lo listen to a
talk by Mr. Millard II. Myers,
editor of the American Co-oper-aliv
e Journal of Chicago, who w ill
give us a talk along the line of
en-operation. Everybody' is in
vited to come and hear him, as he
is a very interesting talker.
Gets Nice Present.
Mynard, Neb., Dec. 11.
Mr, and Mrs. Wetenkamp made
a nice present to Iheir mail car
rier yesterday by giving him
several pounds of fresh meat, for
which we are very thankful.
F.very lime Mr. Wetenkamp
butchers we are remembered with
a nice present. We are sure if
patrons on mail routes would do
nate their carriers more than
they do Ihey would receive heller
treatment in Iheir mail service.
Just try il, Mr. Palrons, and see,
even if Ihe present is ever so
small, il is worth more than
money. Can't the oilier carriers
mention through the paper what
Ihey receive from lime lo lime?
llcmciuhcr the Journal is a good
democrat, ami it will soon be
democratic times now.
J. M. Young,
Mail Carrier Mynard, Koute 1.
I am again ready to
not only with Toys, Dolls, Chinaware or other Novelties,
but a nice line Ladies' Coats, Furs, Skirts. Sweaters for men
and children; Suits, Overcoats. Gloves and Mittens and many
other useful and practical articles.
I also received a new shipment of our
Celebrated White Leather Hose
Call and See Them
WE WILL SELL A
The Variety Store
Door Eat of Bank of Cass County and get the lowest prices.
of Main Street.
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J News. 4
John Wundorlich is reported as
among tho ailing ones this week.
Mrs. T. E. Fulton received word
yesterday that her aunt, Mrs. B.
F. Kuby, had died tho night beforo
in Weeping Water. She was sick
a long time.
Mrs. James Wado left Saturday
for Mexico, Mo., where she will
visit for a few days beforo joining
Mr. Wade at Itasca, Texas, where
he has been for some time buy
Mrs. A. J. 0. Schwartz nnd the
children left Monday for Nora,
Neb., where they will visit rela
tives for a week or two. Mr.
Swarlz accompanied I hem as far
John M unlock was in Wednes
day and hauled out a load of lum
ber and a new stove to Otterbein
church, the lumber to be used for
a windbreak and the stove. Jor the
The ienanl house Fred Kose is
building on his farm is about
ready for occupancy, Henry Orub
er having finished plastering il
last week and the carpenters are
gelling Iheir work finished this
Julian A. Pollard, son of Dr. J.
A. Pollard of Salem, visited with
friends here over Sunday. Mr.
Pollard travels for the Americnn
Tobacco company, and his terri
tory is Ihe whole United States.
Pete Jensen, an uncle of Jim
m io and Annie Petersen, was here
from Blair the first of the week
visiting a few days. He left for
Omaha Wednesday evening and
expects lo leave there Saturday
for New York, from where ho will
sail for his old home in Denmark.
He will spend Ihe winler in tho
idd country ami will return to the
slate about March 1.
supply you with your
Do your gift buying
now, uome early in the
day. Avoid the later
crowds shop in comfort
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