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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 30, 1913)
PEARS IAD OF
We Sure Have It
Both Large and Small
And hope to have enough to supply you all.
But to make sure you're not too late call Indepen
dent phone 128, and order your coal either large
Also a Good Line of Soft Coal
Lumber and Coal Company
"The Divorce Question" at Par
mele Last NigH Fleased Every
body in Attendance.
Those who failed to attend I lie
performance of "The Divorce
Question" last evening missed
seeing the lies!, dramatic, produc
tion thai, lias been here for a
number of years, and I ho play is
one that leaves a deep impression
upon all witnessing it,
as it is a
brutally, frank and truthful ex
position of the divorce problem,
from I he pulpit, as it brines the
jrrc.nl object lessons iorward in a
manner that, (ouches the hearls
.of all. There were few dry eyes in
llio theater last evening when the
final curiam fell on Ihis Rival
story of four wrecked lives due to
tbo selfishness of I hi! parents,
who sought lo gratify their own
selfish pleasures instead of look
ing out fop tin' welfare of I heir
The. company thai presenled the
drama here was first class in
every respect and I hey Rave u
wonderful portrayal of the slnry
of the play, deoie A. Lemming,
as Kal her .leroine, was an ideal
priest anil possessed a splendid
voice I hat could be heard dis
tinclly all over the I healer, and
he rose to some tine climaxes dur.
ing the progress of Hie play. The
part of (he mother, Mrs. Manners,
was depecled by Miss I torn Hast
ings, and she was without doubt
one of the lluest actresses that
has appeared here, and she was
particularly effective in her act
ing in I he last two act s of the play,
when she begins to realize the
awful position she lias tken and
how I he w eakness of herself and
Tier first husband lias ruined the
lives of I heir I wo children am
kroughl them to shame and death.
The part of the son of the di
vorced couple was taken by Henry
Wyall, as "Dopie Doe," and his
appearance in tins character was
truly a wonderful piece of acting
especially in Ihe last act, whore
his brain, tilled with the done, was
wandering back lo the lime when
lie and his lillle sister were happy
in their home with their parents
before the blight of divorce had
driven their parents apart and
caused them to bo thrown ' out
homeless on the cold world. As
tbo sister, Mamie, Miss Shirley
Moore pave a very pathetic rep
resentation of the unfortunate
child of circumstances thai bad
been forced into the underworld,
and her grief at the failure of her
part-ills, when they discovered her
identity, to give her a home was
truly hoarl rending. The lighter
characters in the play were rep
resenled by Miss Itly Power as
Katherine Spaukling, a winsome
young girl; V. J. McCarthy, as
Patrick Skelly, and Russell Davis,
as the young lover of Katherine,
furnished the light strain of coin-
edv I hat served to somewhat oil'
set. Hie beavv. somber effects of
Manager Shlaes is making ar
raiigemenls lo have the company
return on eillier alarm i or i:,
and if he is successful, the show
ought lo receive a packed bouse.
February 2 is the Date, but Hunt
ers Report He Has Been Out
for Several Days.
Mr. (iroundhog, alter his six
months' siesta, has made bis ap
pearance about ten days ahead of
his scheduled visit this year, Feb
ruary is the date, established
by custom, on which the little
weather prognosf icalor isv sup
posed, like a bad golfer, to hole
himself out" during the twelve
hours of the day. Farmers and
hunters assert that for the past
several days the little fellows have
opened their underground homes
and on sunny days may bo seen
romping about the hills and
Hecause of their early appear
ance, l lie question wneiner nis
visit will forecast six weeks of
cold, bard weather or a continu
ance of the "mildest winter in the
memory of the oldest inhabitant"
will be undecided. Hunters and
trappers who are familiar with
the habits of the little fellows
stale that because of their leav
ing their winter homes so early
they are sure that the winter is
practically over and that we will
have but lillle bad weather from
now on and mat, we win nave an
unusually early spring.
BURLINGTON WANTS MEN TO
ASSIST ON THE RIPRffPING
PLAYERS' CLUB ENJOY A
PLEASANT SOCIAL GATHERING
J lb IS
The Murlinglou railroad is very
delirious of securing ten oi
lifleen men for use on their rip
rap on the east side of the river
where they are preparing io n.
things up so Ihaf Ihe raise in the
river in Ihe spring will not wash
(Mil any of Ihe prolecl mg dikes
that have been pul up lo bold III.'
river in check. For the past two
seasons the old Missouri has
shown a great desire lo break oul
of its present course and follow
I bat of Keg creek dow n Ihrough
tho Junction, culling off ihe big
bridge over the present, channel
of Ihe river, but, through heroic
ctTorls on the part of the railroad
company at Folsom the danger
was avoided last year and they in
tend lo prepare it. this year for
the high water.
For Sale Cheap.
House of six rooms, pantry,
porches, well, cistern, chicken
house, sheds. All in good condi
tion.. Three lots. Young, bearing
fruit trees. Cement walks, Call
on Mrs. Emily Dickson at Mor
dock's store. l-21-2wksd&v
The Plallsmoulh Players' club
last evening enjoyed one of their
pleasant social gatherings at Ihe
Woodman hall. Kach member of
the club had been given the
privilege of bringing a friend
w ith I hem, and as a result a large
number of gnosis were present to
enjoy the hospitality of tho club.
A very interesting program bail
been prepared by I ho club, but
two of those assigned to furnish
numbers on the program were un
able to attend, and as a result it
was shortened considerably, but
the numbers given were very
pleasing lo Ihe merry crowd.
Miss Kllcli Windham, who pos
sesses remarkable ability as a
speaker, was on the program, and
her selection was up lo the usual
high standard which she has
maintained in her recitations be
fore audiences in this city. A
most charming vocal selection
was given ny lurs. n. .vusun,
which was received with much ap
preciation by the gathering, as
was the instrumental number by
Miss Emma Cummins, who is
apidly becoming one of the lead
ing pianoists in the city. During
the progress of the evening
games and social conversation
served to entertain a number of
the party, whilo others enjoyed
themselves tripping the mazes of
the dance, ami at a lato hour all
departed for their home, feeling
that this bad been one of the most
delightful occasions they had
ever taken part in.
Anything you want in this Gfcat Big Stock of Dry Goods at
8c om the ollarr
or in other words any $1.00 worth of merchandise you buy only costs you 80c.
There will be nothing held back the eritine stock with the few exceptions be
low will be out for you to select from.
Groceries, Carpets, Rugs, Linoleums, Cotton Thread, Carpet Warp and Paper
Patterns will not be included in this sale.
Saturday, February 1st to Satur
day, February 8th, 1913
Buy your fancy
the Journal office.
-Paul's News Stand!-
You are Cordially Invited
A full line of Magazines, Daily Papers and Popular
Periodicals. A splendid stock of
Foreign and Domestic Cigars,
Tobaccos and Smoker's Materials, best brands of
Chewing Gum, Post Cards, Etc.
Will Appreciate Your Favors
Bookmeyer Building, Plattsmouth, Nebraska
HE SUE IF 8. It. UK-
SM HE Mini
The' public sale of C. V. Liv
ingston, which was held on the
Walker, farm, south of this city,
Tuesday, was very successful and
all the articles offered brought a
good price from the large crowd
of bidders who were in attendance.
The sale brought in some .$1,080,
which is a very good showing for
the number of articles offered.
William Dunn of Weeping Water
acled as auctioneer, while K. G.
Dovey of the First National bank
of this city acted as clerk. Mr.
Livingston and family expect to
leave shortly for Clay county,
Nebraska, where they will locate
on a farm near Fairfield. The
best wishes of their many friends
in this county will go with them
in their new home.
Marriage cf Mr. I. T. Koontz and
Miss Helen Chapman Occurred
in Omaha Yesterday.
Yesterday in Omaha occurred
the marriage of Mr. I. T. Koontz
and Miss Helen Chapman, the
ceremony being performed by Rev.
.1. W. Jenks of the First Presby
terian church of that city. The
young people were accompanied
to the metropolis by Mrs. Agnes
Chapman, mother of the bride,
who witnessed tho wedding cere
mony, returning to her homo on
the afternoon train, while the
newlv wedded nair departed for
Chicago for a short wedding trip.
Miss Champman is the accom
plished daughter of Mrs. Agnes
Chapman of this city, whero she
was born and reared to woman
hood, and her friends are legion
throughout the city, and they will
be pleased to learn of her mar
riage and trust that the wedded
life of Ihis worthy .couple w ill be
fiee from care. The groom has
been running into Ibis city for the
past few years on the Burlington,
and has made many warm friends
here during that lime, and they
will extend lo tho young couple
the best wishes in the world.
The wedding camo as quite a
surprise to tho friends here, who
were not suspecting that the
event would occur so soon, but
on the departure of the train yes
terday morning the suspicions
were very strong that a march
bad boon stolen by the young peo
ple on their friends, who will be
compelled lo await their return to
give them a royal welcome.
Dies at Sioux City.
The sad news was received in
Ihis city yesterday of the death at
Sioux City of Louis Stcllmachcr,
who Was well known in this city,
having served as engineer on the
Sioux Cily freight out of this city.
Mr. Slellinacher was a former
resident of Louisville, where hi
resided for several oars with his
foster parents, lie was a most
genial and well liked young man
and bis untimely death will cause
much grief among his friends
here, lie was taken w ith rheuma
tism a few days ago and the af
fliction spread until it reached bis
heart, causing his death Tuesday.
CASS COUNTY DISTRICT
COURT TO MEET FEB. 24
Old Country Dance.
The members and social mem
bers of Ihe T. J. Sokol society are
invited to be present at the old
country dance lo bo given at their
ball on Saturday evening, Feb
ruary 1. Members should be on
hand promptly at R:30.
Inquire of A.
pup, 3 months old
O. .Moore for par
Mrs. Rawls to Come Home.
(ilenn Rawls returned last eve u
intr from Omaha, whero ho had
born visiting his wife at tho hos
pital for a few days. Mrs. Rawls
has so far recovered thai she will
be able to return home next week,
provided she continues to improve
as well as she has so far. The
many friends of the worthy lady
in this city will be delighted to
learn that sue will soon bo able
to come, home, much improved in
After a hearty meal, lake Doan's
Regulcts and assist your stomach,
liver and bowels. Regulcts are a
1-29-tfd I mild laxative. 25c at all stores
District Judge Travis has
notified Clerk of the District Court
Robertson to announce to the at
torneys having cases on tho doc
ket for trial that district court
will convene in this city on Mon
day morning, February 2i, and
lhat the jury will be called for
duty at that time.
A suit . to quiet title entitled
David L. Amick vs. Martin I.
Jones, el al., has ben filed in the
district clerk's olllce. The prop
erty in question is some lots
which Mr. Amick owns in this city,
and tho defendants have a title
interest that it is desired to clear
up in order that the property can
Special Notice, Rod Men I
The treat Council of Imperial
Order of Red Men will meet in
llayright's hall, 1 8th and Farnam
streets, Omaha, January 30 and
31. A large class of pale faces
will he adopted on the evening of
the ;i(llh. Croat Council meeting
January 31. Ileep big lime in
ilui'u for all chiefs who wish to at
tend and good lime for all you
pale faces who are thinking of
joining the lied Men to get m your
canoe and we will paddle you
Ihrough next Thursday night.
Leave on r p. in. M. P. I rain. Re
turn at midnight.
If you have anything to sell an
ad In the Journal will sell It.
. , FLOUR
Forest Rose Floor
Guaranteed to Be the Best on
-SOLD BY LEADINtf DEALERS
It is Easy Now
to Own a Farm!
Here is an opportunity for the farm renter, the farm hand, and others to
take advantage of Uncle Sam's generosity and become a farm owner.
THE NEW HOMESTEAD LAW gives you title to a Government irri
gated or a Mondell 320 acre free homestead in threk years and allows five
months absence each year; thus a residence of 21 months now makes title as
against GO months under the old law.
Personally Conducted Homeseekers' Excursions first and third Tuesdays.
i win ne giaa io iaKe a personal interest in neipipg
you. Write today for map3 and illustrated folders.
D. CLEM DEAVER,
1004 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb. Immigration Agent
Week of January 26th
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