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THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 1914.
PLATTSMOUTH SEIhI-WEEKLY" JOURNAL: '
"It breaks the speed limit to
That's a candid opinion about
this story. There may have
been swifter tales, but not re
cently. It's an aeroplane of a
yarn, moving so fast that you
lose your breath white you fol
low it. Bat you don't need any
breath, anyway, because you for
get about respiration with your
eyes on reading of this kind.
Every man has his day of days.
Yours may have come and you
may be swimming in the full tide
of fortune. If so, read how P.
Sybarite found his. If your own
ship is still in the offing, you
will enjoy learning how the little
spunky red headed bookkeeper
won a fortune and an heiress,
foiled all 7iis enemies and had
some of the most amazing ad
ventures ever penned all in less
time than it takes the hour hand
to round the clock dial twice.
TimouCII the lialls resouuded
the cacophonous clangor of a
cracked pons: anuouiicliiir diu-ii-r.
Sighing. P. Sybarite rose
mid knocked the ashes delicately from
Lis pipe, saving the lttl for a geod
night whiff :ifter the theater.
Ileing Saturday, it w.-ts the night of
Lain and Leans. I. Sybarite loathed
h.im and beans with a deathly LatL
in. Nevertheless, he ate Lis d.'e of
Van and L-ans. He sat on the lnnd
lidy's ritrht and was reluctant to Lurt
ler feeiiuus r in nr her displeasure.
1-vides. he was hungry.
Miss I.fsinir sat mi the same side
f the main 'dining table, Imt half a
il'Tn h:ii;s away. I. Sybarite could
not se- Lit save by craning Lis neck,
lie refused la crane Lis neck it might
Violet and Lr f'enrze ieeiip:rd ad
Vuning chairs at antl.rr and smaller
ab!e. Their attendance was occasion
ally manifested through the medium
f gizeies and guffaws. I. Sybarite
en'. ied th tn.
Iy custom the landlady reiiiupiished
Lcr sent seine minutes in advanep of
any guest. When P. Sybarite left the
room he found Ler established at a
desk in the baomcnt hallway. Pans
Jnsr. he delivered unto Iir the major
portion of Lis week's ware. Setting
aside another certain amount airainst
the cost of laundry work, tobacco and
in'-identals. be had left.
He wondered if he dared risk the
extravagance of a modest supper after
iho theater, and knew he dared n t
Lnew it in a wretchedness of spirit,
cursing Lis fate.
TLere remained La If an leuir to be
kiKed K-fore time to start for the
theater. George I?ross joined Mm oa
TLey smoked pensively.
It was snrimr the tenth spring P.
Sybarite had wathed from that self
1 i-oiiteiit bred in him a brooding
di'-peiidency. He felt quite sure that
the r.-iilists were right about life it
vasn'f worth living, after all.
At Lis side, i leorje Ilross. on his be
half, was nursing his private and per
Hut presently Miss F'rim and Miss
I.essing apper;reI and changed all that
in a twinkling.
Well." observed Violet generously.
T thought lit tie me was pretty well
stride broke, but I gotta Land it to
oris. lie's son)" actor. He had n;e
iZ'KHS from the tirst snore."
"Some a tor is right." affirmed Mr.
t;-.is with conviction, "and some
show. too. If you wanta know. I couid
si r thrtuigh it twuct. Say. I couldn't
juit thinkin" what a grand younjr time
I'd stmt in tliis old bur;: if I could
only con this "Kismet thins into slip
pin me my day of days, p.elieve me
or not. there would be a party."
-Wlmt would you do?' asked Molly
-Well, the- fir-t Hop I'd nail down
all the com that was handy, and then
Pd buy uie a flock of automobiles
and Lave a bible reserved for me at
tie Knickerbocker for dinner every
n.'cht and" Imagination Ragged.
Weil." he concluded defensively. "I
can tell you one thins: 1 wouldn't do.'
-What':" demanded Violet.
I wouldn't let any ward poMtL-inu
li'o' that there Wazir. or whatever
them A-rabs call hi:u. kid me into try
Ins to throw a Ikuu'i at Charlie Mur
pay or unything like that."
But. you bonehcad," Violet argued
candidly, "he had to. That was hi
p:.rt. It r writ ton Lj the play."
i;vati! If he'd just stalled round
jil refused to jump through the au
tlior'd'vj? framed up boiae other way
April 30 Days jj
1 A I
By LOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Copyright, i'912, by the Frank A. Munsey Co.
out. Wliy blame ill he'd've Lad to!"
"That will le about all for me," said
Violet. "I don't feel strong enough
tonight to stand any more of your
dramatic criticism. Lead me Lome
and please taik baseball all the way."
With a resentful grunt Mr. Pross
clamped a warm, moist hand round the
plump arm of his charmer and with
masterful address propelled Ler from
the curb in front of the theater, where
the little party had paused, to the
northwest corner of Broadway. P.
Sybarite, moving instinctively to fol
low, leaped back to Uie sidewalk bare
ly in time to save his toes a crushiug
beneath the tires of a hurtling taxi
cab. He smiled a furtive apology at Mol
ly Lessing. who Lad demonstrated
greater discretion, and she returned
the smile in the friendliest Jiannor
His heed was Iv.'zi'ing. and Ler eyes
were kind. Neither spoke, but for an
instant he experienced a breathless
sense of sympathetic isolation with
her. there on that crowded corner.
The wonder and the romance of the
piny were still warm and vital in Lis
Imagination, infusing Lis tlioughts
with a roseate glamor of unreality
wherein all things were possible.
For three hours he had forgotten Lis
lowly world, had lived on the high
peafes of romance, breathing only their
rare atmosphere that never was on
land or sea.
Difficult he found it now to divest
his thoughts of that enthrallment. to
descend to cold and sober reality, to
remember he was clerk, his compan
ion a shopgirl, rather than a prince
disguised as C'alauder esquiring a prin
cess dedicated to fatal enchantment
that "Kismet" was a quaint fallacy,
one with that whimsical conceit of ori
ent fatalism which assigns to each
and every man Lis day of days, -wherein
he shall range the skies and plumb
the abyss of Lis destiny alternately
lord and puppet-
liut presently, with an effort, blink
ins, he pulled Lis wits tosetlier. and. a
tmtlic policemau creating a favorable
opening, the two scurried across and
plunscd into the comparative oltcuti
ty of West Thirty-eighth street, sturdy
Corse find Lis modest Violet already
a full block in advance.
"If we hurry we might catch up,"
suggested Molly Lessing.
"I don't miss "em much,' he admit
ted, without ofTerins to mend the pace.
She laughed softly.
"Are they really in love?"
"George is." replied V. Sybarite, aft
er taking thought.
"You mean she isn't?"
"To blush unseen is Violet's idea of
nothing to do not. at least, when one
is a perfect thirty-eight and possesses
a good digestion and an infinite capac
ity for amusement a la carte."
"That is tu say" the girl prompted.
"Violet will marry well if at all."
"Not Mr. Rross, then?"
"Nor any other poor man. I don't
say she doesn't care for George, but
before anything serious comes of it
he'll have to make good use of his day
of days if 'Kismet' ever sends him
one. I hope it will." P. Sybarite add
"You don't believe really"
".lust now? With all my heart: Pin
so full of romantic nonsense I cat:
Again the girl laughed quietly to hi
"And si nee you're a true believer.
Mr. Sybarite, tell me what use you
would make of your day of days."
"1 Oh. I" Smiling wistfully, he
opened deprecatory palms. "Hard to
say. I'm afraid I should prove a fat
uous fool in George's esteem equally
with old Hajj. I'm sure that, like
hi:n. the sunset of my day would see
me proscrited. a price upon my head."
"I'm afraid I'd try to use my power
to right old wrongs."
After a pause she asked diffidently,
"Perhaps. Yes, my own. certainly.
And possiLly another's, not so old. but
possibly quite as grievous."
"Somebody you care for a great
Thus tardily made to realize into
what perils Lis fancy was leading him.
Le checked and weighed Ler question
with Lis auswer, gravely judgmatic-ai.
"Perhaps I'd better not say that."
he announced, a grin tempering Lis
temerity. "P.nt I'd go far for n friend.
somelMMly who had lioeii kind to me.
stud ah tolerant if she were in trou
ble and could use my services."
lie fancied her glance was quick and
sharp ajiid searching, but her voice
when she spoke was even and lightly
attuned to Lis whimsical tu-jo-d.
'"Then you're not even sure she
jour friend is in trouble?"
"Pre an intuition. She wouldn't be
where she is jf she wasn't."
Tier laughter at this absurdity was
delightful. Whether with or at him.
It was infections. Ue eefcood it with
"Put. seriously, you're not sure, are
you. Mr. Sybarite?"
"Only. Miss Lesslng." he said sober
ly, "of my futile, my painfully .futile,
She seemed to start to speak, to
think of it. Jo fall silent in a sudden,
shy constraint. Compunctions smote
him. With his crude and clumsy ban
ter he Lad contrived to turn her
tlioughts to sadness. lie would have
given worlds to undo that blunder, to
show her ttvit he had meant neither a
rudeness nor a wish to desecrate her
reticence, but only an indirect nssur
ance of gratitude to her for suffering
him and willingness to serve her.
He respected her silence ami held Lis
own in humility and mortihVation of
spirit until they were near the door
yard of their boarding Louse. And
even then it was the girl who loosed
"Why. where are they?" she asked
Startled o.;t of the deeps of self con
tempt. P. Sybarite realized that she
meant Violet and George, who were
"Violet said something about a little
supper in her room." explained the girl.
"I know." he replied. "Crackers and
cheese, beer and badinage, our humble
pleasures. You'll be bored to extinc
tion. Put you'll come, won't you?"
"Why. of course. I counted on It
"TLey must have hurried on to make
things ready Violet to set her room to
rights. George to fetch the wash pitch
er to the corner for beer. And very
"Get rid of this microbe.
likely pending our arrival they're lin
gering at the head of the stairs for a
kiss or two."
The girl paused at the gate. "Then
we needn't hurry." she suggested,
smiling. "Wait just a minute, Mr.
"As many as you wish." Le laughed.
"As a matter of fact, I loathe draft
"Lo be serious," she begged. "1
want to thank you "
He was aware cf a proffered hand,
slender and tine, in a shabby glove,
and took it iti his own. uneasily con
scious of a curious disturbance in his
'It was kind of you to come." he
said jerkily in Lis embarrassment.
"I enjoyed every moment." sbe said
warmly. "Put that wasn't all I meant
when I thanked you."
His eyebrows climbed with surprise.
"What else. Miss Lessing?"
"Your delicacy in letting me know
Disengaging her hand, she broke off
with a startled movement and a low
cry of surprise.
A taxicab. swinging into the street
from Eighth avenue, had boiled tip to
the curb before the gate and. pausing,
discharged a young man in a hurry.
In a stride this man crossed the side
walk and pulled up In silence, trying to
master the temper which was visibly
shaking him. Tall, well proportioned.
Impressively turned out in evening
clothes, he thrust forward a handsome
face, marred by an evil, twisted
mouth, and peered searchinsl.v at the
Instinctively she shrank back inside
the fence, eyins him with a look of
faseinated dismay. As Instinctively P.
Sybarite bristled between them.
"Well?" he snapped at the intruder.
An impatient gesture of a hand. Im
maculately gloved in white, abolished
him completely, as far at least as the
other was concerned.
"Ah! Miss T.esins. I believe?''
The voice was strong and musical,
but poisoned with a maliciou" triumph
that grated upon the nerves of P. Syb
arite. He declined to be alo!ished.
"Say the word." he suggested se
renely to the girl, "and I'll bundle this
animal bael; Into that tnxl and direct
the driver to the nearest accident
wnrd. I'd rather like to. really.'
"Get rid of this microbe." interrupt
ed the other savagely, "unless you
want to see him burled between glass
slides under a microscope."
The g!r! turned to V. Sybarite with
pleading eyes and imploring hands.
"If you pleuse. dear Mr. Sybarite."
she begged in a tremulous voice. "I'm
afraid I ruut speak alone w ith this
there wis n bare'y perceptible pause
"gentleman. If you won't mind wait
ing a moment at the door" :
"I it pleases you. Miss Ijesslng. most
certainly." He strutted back to the
brown stone stoop, out of ear shot.
but within easy hail. j
Hearing nothing, he made little more !
of the guarded conference thnt began
on his withdrawal. The man entering'
the dooryard bad cornered the girl inl
kk IJf Sir
an angle of the fence- He seemed nt
onre insistent, determined and thor
oughly angry, while she exhibited per
fect composure with some evident eon
tempt and implacable obstinacy. Nev
ertheless, in a brace of minutes the
fellow seemingly brought forth some
telling argument. She wavered and
her accents rose in doubt.
"Is that true?"
"You don't dare doubt me!
"Very well." she said in a tone of
-Yoa'll go?" '
He moved aside to give her way
through the gate, but she hung back,
with a glance for P. Sybarite.
"One moment, please," 6be said. "I
must leave a message."'
She showed displeasure in the lift of
her chin. "I think I'm my own mis
He growled indistiuguishably.
"You have my promise." she cut him
short coldly. "Wait for me." And she
turned back to the house.
Wondering, I. Sybarite went to meet
her. Impulsively sbe gave him ber
hand, a second time: with as little re
flection he took it in both his own.
"Is there nothing I can do?"
Her voieejtvas broken: "I don't know.
I must go it's imperative. Could you
"Anything you ask," he asserted con
fidently. Hesitating briefly, in a tonelittleabove
a whisper. "I must go," she repeated.
I can't refuse. But alone. Do you
"You mean without him?" P. Syb
arite nodded toward the man fuming
in the gateway.
"Yes. if you could suggest something
to detain him long enough for me to
get into the cab and say one "word to
"Leave it to me," said P. Sybarite.
"Molly!" cried the man at the gate.
"Don't answer." P. Sybarite advised.
"Do be quiet," suggested P. Sybarite,
not altogether civilly.
The other started as if slapped and
strode in to the stoop. "Do you know
who you're talking to?" he demanded
wrathfully. towering over P. Sybarite,
momentarily forgetful of the girl.
Stepping aside, as if in alarm, she
moved behind the fellow and darted
through the gate.
"I don't," P. Sybarite admitted ami
ably, "but your nose annoys me."
"You impudent puppy!" stormed the
other. "Who are you':''
"Who me?" echoed P. Sybarite in
surprise. tThe girl was now instruct
ing the chauffeur). "Why." he drawl
ed, "I'm the guy that put the ioint in
disappointment. Surely you've heard
At the curb the door of the taxicab
closed with a slam. Simultaneously
the drone of the motor thickened to a
rumble. The man with the twisted
mouth turned Just in time to see it
"Hi!" he cried in surprise and dis
may. Put the taxi didn't pause. To the
contrary, it stretched out toward
Ninth avenue at a quickening pace.
With profanity, appreciating the
fact that he had been tricked. Le pick
ed up Lis heels in pursuit. Put P.
Sybarite had not finished with him.
Deftly plucking the man back by the
tail of his full skirted opera coat, he
succeeded In arresting his flight before
It was fairly started.
With a vicious snarl, the man turned
and snatched at his coat. But P. Syb
arite added implacably:
"We were discussing your nose," he
At discretion, he interrupted himself
to duck beneath the swing of a power
ful fist. And this last, falling to find
a mark, threw its owner off his bal
ance. Tripping awkwardly over the
low curbing of the dooryard walk, he
reeled nnd went a-sprawl on his knees,
while his hat fell off and (such is the
impish habit of toppers) rolled and
bounded several feet away.
Releasing the cloak. P. Sybarite
withdrew to a respectful distance and
held himself coolly alert against repri
sals that never'cauie. The other pick
ed himself up quickly, cast alout for
the taxicab, discovered it swiftly mak
ing off. already forty yards distant,
and with a howl of rage bounded
through the gate and gave chase at
the top of Lis seod as the taxi turned
the northern corner.
Gravely, P. Sybarite retrieved the
stranger's hat. Then he went back to
the stoop and sat down.
Turning the affair over in his mind.
P. Sybarite decided (fairly enough) that
it was on the whole mysterious, lend
ing at least some color of likelihood
to George's gratuitous guesswork.
Certainly It would seem that one
now had every right to assume Miss
Molly Eessing to be other than as she
chose to seem. She might very well
be Marian Blesslngton after all!
In which case the man with the
twisted mouth was. more probably
than not. none other than that same
Bayard Shaynou, whom the young lady
was reported to have jilted.
Turning the topper over in bis hands,
it suddenly occurred to I. Sybarite to
wonder if he did not in it hold a valu
able clew to this enigma of Identity.
Promptly he took the hat Indoors to
find out. investigating it most thor
oughly by the flickering, bluish glare
of the lonely gas jet that burned in the
: It was a handsome and heavy bat of
English manufacture. It carried nei
ther name nor initial, on its lining.,
anil lacked every least hint as to Its
owuershin-ror. as it seemed, until the
prying fingers pf P. Sybarite turned
down the leather and permitted a visit-;
Ing card corct flutter to
The ball rack was convenient. Hang
ing up the hat. I. Sybarite picked up
the card. It displayed in conventional
script the name Bailey Ponfield. with
the address. t)7 West Forty-fifth street.
One corner, moreover, bore a penciled
hieroglyphic which seemed to read. "O.
"Whatever." P. Sybarite mused,
"that may laeau."
Ue turned the card over ar-d exam
ined its unmarked and taciturn re
verse. Stealthy footsteps on the stairs dis
tracted his studious attention from the
card. He looked up to see George de
scending with the wash pitcher wrap
ped in, but by no means disguised, by
"Hel lo! Where's Molly?"
"Miss Lessing?" P. Sybariu: looked
surprised. "Isn't she upstairs wiUi
"That's f Jimy."
"Why. wLien'd she leave you?"
"Oh, ten minutes ago or so."
"She must have stopped iu her room
"But why didn't you come up?"
"Well, you see, I met a man outside
I wanted to talk to for a moment, so
I left her at the door."
"Well. Vi's waitin'. II un on up. I
won't be five minutes. And knock on
Molly's door and see what's the mat
ter." "AH right." returned V. Sybarite se
renely. (To He ConUnuod.
Make Your Wants Known
Advertisements nnler th is lit-ading
five cents per line each Insertion.
Six .wolds will be counted as a line
and no ativei tisement taken for lest
than ten cents.
r'AHMs? I UII SALE b acres im
proved, one miles trout J'latts
inoulh; 80 acres improved,
.seven miles, from Piatt smoutli ;
0 Ii- miles from Pacific Junc
tion; also one team of black
holies. 7 JI.'JII'S old: O'HJ cow
and calf ami some implements.
1 or j articular? addicts the
! li ijAI.l- A number of tlior
.uilibicd l' duml-Chiua male
hogs. K. W. lb-ins, Plattsiiioutli,
II. 1). No. 1, Tel. 3J1 1.
FOIt SALE Two-story brick resi
dence on Main and Lighth streets;
contains S rooms, not including bath
room and closets. Beautifully located
and modtrn fixtures. Two and one
naif lots, with trees, barn and out
houses. For further particulars ad
dress Silas Long, 613 North l!ilh street,
Lincoln, Neb. i-Slmtnliw
FOlt SALF Pure bred Du roc
Jersey boars. The red hog-. The
Log of vigor. Pedigrees fur
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at Mynard. V. U. Porter.
FOR SALi: 1 15 II. P. Lawson
ga engine, very cheap, inquire
of W. II. Hush, Munlock, Neb.
Wanted--Position as farm hand
by th- month or year around,
or janitor work in the cily. A1
dres Box 510, Plattsiiioutli,
WAX TL Owner oT Ford car to
demonstrate self starter,
lMaltMiiout Ii and vicinity. Also
other lerriloi-y still open:
son. no per week without inter
fering willi other business.
Starter and price appeal to
oer- Ford owner. No ine,t
men! returned. No canvassing-.
Exceptional opportunity for
young man, city or country.
Write today. L. II. MoConney,
loth and Jones Sts., Satlley
l!!dg.. Omaha, Neb.
FOIND On Filth street, a M
bracelet. Owner may have
same by calling tit this otlice
and paying for Ihis advertise
LOST An "Aulo" strap ami
safety razor. Finder please
leave same at this ollice. I'-'J-wk
I have for sale seeral small
improved acre tracts adjoining
Plaltsniouth. J'. . pollock, Tel
W illiam and John F. Wherbein
were in the etty yesterday motor
ing iu from their farm homes west
of this city !o attend to the hear
ing of the ease in county court in
which they were interested.
List your farms with mc. I
have buyers for good Cass county
land. T. H. Pollock. Plattsmouth.
Tel 215. 0-3-2twkly
A la.y liver leads to chronic
dpepiu a:id constipation
weaker s the whole system. Poan
Regule's (r,c per box; act mildly
on the liver and bowels. At all
New Fall Suit
Fred P. Busch
Hotel Riley Building Main and
From Tuesday's iJaily.
1. J. Pitlmau oi Murray came
up Ihi.-. morning from his home to
look after matters of business ut
the court house.
Mrs. Edith Hamburg and child
ren of Oretna who have been here
isilin at the William Hudi'
home departed tlii-. afternoon for
Joseph Vetersnik and two s-on-.
of Alberton, Montana, who have
been here visiting with their le
lativcs, departed this afternoon
for their home.
J. C Meisinper. wife and little
laughter departed this afternoon
for Madison,., to attend the wed
diui: of Fred Me'siner and Miss
J. E. Johnson and wife of
Omaha came down this afternoon
from their home to visit for a
short time' at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. V. Johnson.
Mrs. A. E. Smith from the
iciiiity of Jjock r.lull's was in tto
city today for a few hours look
ing alter -ome matters of bus
iness with the merchants.
Walter Meisiti'-cr and sister
Miss Lena Meiin;-rer were anions
I tie passengers for the north this
afternoon nointr to Mtidi-on to at
tend the Meisinirer-Sobuiiou wed
diiiir. Clarence Stenner was anion;-'
the passenpers on Uie early Uurl
i uton train this morning f'r
Omaha where he will spend the
dey look in e; after some matters of
(ieorue Slander departed tins
iiorninjr for Omaha where he
locs to briujj his daughter. Mis
Sylja home from the hospital
where he has been for the pat
two weeks underj;-ojnir an opera
tion for append ie it is.
Henry Mauy, wife ami daugh
ter. Miss Marion returned last
evtmin- on "o. from Kearney
where they have been viitiuy at
the home of Dr. and Mrs. T. J.
Todd. Mrs. Todd is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Mauy.
A. M. Holmes and Dr. J. F.
'rendel of Murray were in the
cily yesterday afternoon for a few
hours looking after some bus
iness matters here and having
bronsh! lr. . V. Premlel this fat
on his eastward journey.
Albert Funk, who is eiia'-ed in
briil-re work for the Nebraska
Construction Co., "in the rapacity
of foreman was a passenger this
mornin? for Lincoln where he
will visit the head olliee of the
company and secure inslruclion
as to his work.
Mrs. Emma Drew and son.
Cierald Drew of Omaha who visit
ed in this city over Sunday with
their relatives and friends depart
ed yesterday for lehir home in the
metropolis. Dr. Drew is a former
Pl.il Isnjuuth youm.- man who has
b-'C.-ine piite prominent at the
Douulas county bar.
Former County Commissioner
L. D. Switer motored over from
his home at Weep in $r Water
yesterday accompanied by his son
to spend a few hours here looking
after srme matters of importance.
It was certainly a pleasure to meet
Mr. Swilzer ajraiu as it has been
some lim since he has visited
this city and his friends were
more that delighted to see him.
H. L. Phi I pot and Lee Drown
of Weeping- Water and John M.
Filch and son Eugene of the
icinity of Nehawka motored to
this cily today to attend to some
important business matters.
Messrs Philpof and John Fitch
were pleasant callers al this of
fice. Mr. Fitch has just recently
purchased a Maxwell car and the
trip to this city was made in this
Mrs. A, G. Dean of South
Initial Belt only
made to your individ
ual measurement from
fourteen of our leading
15-ounce all wool serge
in colors b 1 u e, e; r e y,
brown and fancy striped.
Wear Busch tailored gar
ments made right here
We Do Dry Cleaning.
Sixth Street Plattsmouth, Neb.
Haven, Michigan, who ha, bee;i
visiting here for tin: pa-t suni
niei at the homes of her grand
daughters, Mrs. Oscar Oapcn and
Mrs. Hill Jean departed la evening-
on No. j for her bom' m the
Conrad Meisinger and wife and
daughter, Miss Mailable drparhd
this afternoon for Madi-o;i. Ned.,
where they go to attend I lie wed
ding of Fred Meisinger and Miss
Annie Solomon at that place to
morrow afternoon. The groom
a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Meis
inger. Dr. 15. 1". Urend'-l came up
yesterday afternoon from ln
home at Murray and left on No.
2 for- II a-t where he will iit
for a week or ten day.- at his old
home tit Indianapolis. Indiana.
The doctor ha-. i;o been bark at
the old home for ome years and
he is anticipating a nm-i delight
ful time in review inu the old
From Wednesday's J'uily.
Fatlu-r- William Hi--iiis of
Mauley returned home 1 1 j i after
noon after a .short here with
Father M. A. Shine.
Mis Fanny Will was a pas-en
ger for the metropolis where -lie
will i.si for the day looking after
some items of business.
Jacob Trilsch and wife were
passengers this morning for
Omaha where they g, . .spend the
day in consuliat ion with a
Mis. Oeorgia Creamer from
south of the cily was h -re today
for a few hours looking aflei
some business matters for a few
hours with the merchants.
Mr. and Mrs. J. ". Tr iiseh and
dauuhlep Esther returned today
from Norfolk, where they were
called about a week auo on ac
count of the serious illness and
death of Mrs. Tnts-eh's mother,
Mrs. Amelia llau-el.
From TJi ursday's Iui!y.
Cecil Aiuick of Weeping Water
came in yesterday afternoon ami
spent several hours here lookm
after some matters of njiin--, al
the court house.
Mrs. John speed and children d
Sioux City, Iowa, are here for a
shorl time visiting their relatives
in this eily and in the xjcjnily of
Mrs. Louis Thomas was aniou
those journeying to tin- ii!ctropol
is today for a few hours attending
to soinc pusiness affair there for
I he day.
Mis. L. Y. Copenhaver was a
passenger this morninu for Oma
ha where she goes o as.jsl her
brother, Charles Frees,, home
from the hospital.
Mis. S. S. flooding- wa.s a pas
senger Ihis morning for Omaha
where she goes to isi( for I he da v
in that cjly with her son Exeieii
at the hospital Where he s e
covering from the elici ts of an
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