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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1914.
SUFFERS FROM IN
JURYREGEiVED In Omaha August 10 in Attempt
ing to Stop a Runaway Team,
Taken to a Specialist.
From Frilav Daily.
This iinTi' inir William Rinker
was tak ii In Omaha where lie will
be examined by a specialist in
order tn i ! ' ' 1 1 i 1 1 1 i n the nature nf a
1 1 1 ; i i ; i I that has alrlictd him and
whiih lia iiiiilf! fii him a!si 1 ntf
l helpless. (Mi Mi .liiiay. Auuu-t
loth. Mr. Pinker and family were
in Omaha al I ei d iii-v t In liini-'lii!
circus ami while there a railway
(if one of teams belonging to
the ireu occurred aiiil Mr.
Linker made ail attempt ti stop
the team with the result lliat he
wa- thrown In the pavement
iii' his In-ad mi tin pavement. At
the time j was uit t li 4 1 1 1 1 1 any
thim; of the accident a- the injury
it; ! no -e.-m -erioii- ainl he re
1 1 1 r i i hmne feel in i:' m bad ef
!. . Is ,.f he fall. A few ilays later
he 'if in! :i i :;i'ii of feeling pains in
his hut -Jill nulhiir-r was
1 1 1 i : i i t '!' -i.iii:eet iuir tic ar.
e,.i -!it in omaha with his trouble,
lie enii! iiiue.l at his work as u-ual
liiii1)- this time u!:til esterday
Win n he -liU'-ted a complete ei-1-Iap-e
ami was unable to le.tvev his
h'.'l,e being feliilele,! a h - 1 U t e 1 V
ll Iple-s ainl -eeli)ei afflicted with
What seemed tn he i-i"i!ICUsiiil of
the brain. This morning the right
siile of his JmhJv was Compb'lely
paralyed a:ii lie Ma- unable (o
ll'lir a sound ami seeme.l lo he
iii only a semi-conscious condi
tion. His condition is quite
alarm ing anil il was thought
h-t thai ii" 1-e taken to
Omaha where he will I -ubjected
In a:i ex; in iiiat : m in order to ib'
li'i'hiiin' the cau-e of the attack
ami tn try ami re!iee the suffer
ing if tin- unfortunate man. It is
t.. lie hole ii t illit it Will he possible
to bring ha"k Mr. Riuker to his
family in ! with the prospects of
h.-imr i-.-toie.l !o hi:,lth. A. II.
I!in!er. father of the young man
n'til William Oeaitl accompanied
him to ( imaha. !
KNIGHTS AND LADIES OF
SECURITY ELECT OFFICERS
FOR THE ENSUING YEAR
There was a large number of
the me'he?s of tile Kllighfs ail-1
I. allies of Security present last
evening at the meeting of the
order to pai t ieipale in the annual
election of olliceis of the lodge.
The result of t!ie election was as
President U. P.. Wimlham.
Second vice- president ieo. I,.
prelate Mrs. Henry Mauzy.
Treasurer C. II. Smith.
Secrcetar A. O. Moore.
I'oiiduclo!- Mi-s Heirnia Wind
ham. Ouard T. H. Thr asher.
Sentinel Mrs. V. C. Tippen.
Organi-I Mrs. C. II. Smith.
The retiring president of the
lodge. Mrs. J. H. Thrasher, lias
held the oflice for the past few
ears ami at the close of the elec
tion last evening. Mr. Windham
arose and in a few well chosen
-words experssed to the excellent
ret iring president, the apprecia
tion of the lodge of her splendid
service in the office to which she
had Uem such a force. The of
ficers will he installed at. the
meeting of the lodge two weeks
from last night at which lime
I here w ill he refreshments served.
County Assessor W. P.. Bryan,
wife and daughter, Lucille ar
rived home this morning from
Fort Collins. Colorado, where they
have been for Ihe past month
visiting an.l taking in the sights
of that state.
Returns From Iowa Trip.
Col. J. II. Thrasher and wife
hac jus; returned frnni per.-ia.
Iowa, Where they have lii-fll en
joying a short visit at tin home
f Mrs. Thra-her's sister ami
famiiv riear that plaee on a farm
The colonel brought with him a
iars-e ear of the famous vejjow
d nt corn that is surely some corn,
ami was raised on the farm where
Mr. ami Mrs. Thrasher were visit-
iii'r and if the whole crop there is
as j-ood as this one specimen they
cei tainly hae -ome corn they can
le proud of. The h ip to Iowa and
relum was made in an auto, and
was one thoroughly enjoyed by
our- tw o woi I hy friends.
THE MISSOOBI RIVER
GAME LAW IS STILL
If FORCE AND EFFECT
Stale (iame Warden Ruthenheck
ha- received no otlicial notice of
any chamm in the national irame
law. A man who is alleged to be
a uov ei iiiuent inspector or assent
recently announced at Omaha that
tin national law would permit an
o;iei) season on tin- Missouri river
the national law. The original
n- rih of Nebraska City eommene
i n Oi-! ober 1 . No ollicial not ice of
such a change has been received
by the state uanie warden who is
-Uppo-ed to co-operate with the
:- i iTiinn'iil's ai-enis in enforcing
the nai ioiial ':anie law. The oriial
national law. so far- as he knows,
-till stand-. II provides for a per
r laneTit closed season on or aloii
the Mis-oiiri river from Nebraska
Ci!y to Bismarck. S. I). olh tin
national and stale laws say the
open season on water fowl in Ne
braska begins Seplember 1. The
uovernment was unable o enforce
the law against sprint: shoot int:
this year on accmit of lack of
funds and the state same wardens
did md have authority from the
trovernmenl to make arrests under
the Liovernment law. so the
national law was laxly enforced
last -print:. Lincoln Journal.
THOMAS RUBY AND FAR!-
TRIP TO M'COOK, NEBR.
Thomas Ruby and family, resid
ing near- Mvnard. have ju-t re
lumed home from a most delight
ful auloinobile trip out in the
vo'-fern part of Ihe state, where
they iited at the home of Mr.
ltubv's father, Martin L. Ruby, for
a few days. Mr. Ruby while out
some twelvve miles southwest id'
McCook dcked up in a canyon a
lai-e bom' thai fr-om all appearance-
seems as tin u-: h it was
thai of a lhit:h bone of a masto
don or some animal of prehis
toric aire. He has left the bone
al the Journal ollice, where it has
attracted u ureat deal of attention
from parlies who have all made
surmises as to what the bone was
from, but it is hard to tell unless
it was subjected to the examina
tion of a person making this a
study. The Ruby family return
home preally pleased with the
trip, and report conditions there
as beintr very I in the farm
Funeral of John Swanson.
From Friday's raiiy.
The funeral of tbe late John
Swarison was held yesterday after
noon from the home on South
Tenth street, and vasat I ended by
a lart:e number of the old friends
and neighbors of this highly
esteemed f-'t'Il 1 1 Lilian. The services
were conducted by Rev. 1'. M.
Druliner of the Methodist church
and following the service the
body was conveyed to its last
restintr place in Oak Hill cemetery
The wealth of floral remem
berances at the funeral silently
attested the esteem and respect in
which the deceased had been held
by his many friends.
Buy your stationery at the
THOSE WHO POT
UP THE GASH AT
What it Cost the Various Candi
dates to Run for the Nomina- -tion
in Cass County.
The candidates, who at Ihe last
primary oifered themselves as a
sacrifice to serve the voters in the
different offices of the county.
hae all complied with the re
ipiireineiils as lo the lilim: of
their expense accounts with the
county clerk, and the followiu-r
shows the sums expended:
1. I. Clements, county coroner,
on the republican ticket, expended
sG. the tilint: fee. '
A. L. (lash, who sought lo win
the republican nomination for
county superintendent. t;ave up
-s ;,". 7 5 on the experiment.
John Onstin. who was a can
didate for the democratic nomin
ation for state l epl esentat i e,
expended -J7, while R. V. Mc
Oonabl for the same office. uae
s7.u0 on lh.' try-out. M. O. Kime.
Ihe scucessful democratic candi
date expended the sum of st", J. 00.
C. I'. Pool, the republican nomi
nee, had no opposition and t:ae
!5l(.75 for- his expenses.
l or the oflice of sher ifT the can
didates were veiv liberal. I.elt
Reed expended i7.."n iii an at
tempt to secure the mm i in at ion.
F. R. CunniDuham, a republican
i-andidale for the nomination
spent sltj.rm and Sheriff Ouintoii
who was the successful man . on
the republican ticket spent js'51.
John Wunderlich who captured
Ihe democratic nomination t:ave
up s(i while his opponent spent
In the county clerk race on the
democratic ticket Frank J. Liber-
hal expeiuled s'iS.71 and 15. O.
Wurl, -S70.15. (n the republican
side it cost John M. Creamer s.'5
to win the race and A. L. Amb-r-
on s."(.7 t in the search for- voles.
County Treasurer W. K. Fox
expended only SJO for the deuo
cratie nomination and Majoi-A.
Hall s' 15.no for the republican
For ret:iser of deeds, a. J.
Snyder, the democratic candidate
expended H and his republican
opponent Mont Robh, slN.5i.
W. II. Puis, candidal.' for float
representative on the democratic
licket expended -LJ.50 for the
For the oflice of state senator
for Cass and (Hoe counties, . K.
'turru, the republican candidate
-pent Si-'. 15 and Dr. J. Ii. Hun
rate, si 1.75, in seekintr the,enio
In the race for the oflice of
county superintendent Miss Mary
F. Foster expended 2 i for her
nomination, while J. II. Slolhower
pave s55.-'l in seeking the suf
frages of the voters. Miss Edna
Marguardt spent the sum of .s.'17
for the nomination to the ollice on
the republican ticket.
In the race for the nomination
for county commissioner in the
third district on the democratic
ticket, C. T. Richards spent .!), C.
R. Jordan, $10. and Henry Simke
lfi.i5, and won Ihe nomination.
On the republiea side, J. W. Col
bert the successful candidate ex
pended -ln while his opponent
Fred Meunchau paid out only the
filintr fee .5.
In the second district the can
didates had no opposition iir their
own parties and County Commis
sioner C. E. Heebner spent only
-s15 for the republican nomina
tion, and C. II. Spohn s7 for the
democratic. R. 1). stine the social
ist candidate spent 815 in petting1
acquainted with the voters.
For the oflice of county judge
C. L. Craves expended 822.70, and
Judge Iieeson the tiling fee of Sio.
Fred PaUerson for county sur
veyor paid out the filing fee of 85
as did Judge Archer for the office
of police magistrate for Platts
mouth. P. S. Barnes, magistrate
at Weeping Water reports not a
Returns Home From Hospital.
From Friday's Daily.
Charles, the little son of Mr.
and Mi s. Charles L. i eese, who
has been at Ihe hospital in Omaha
for the past ten days recovering
from the effects of an operation
has improved so much that it was
found yesterday that he could be
i-rout-'ht home from the hospital.
II is a great pleasure to the
friends of Mr-, and Mrs. Fr-e-e
that the little bo has sM far re
covered ami they trust that he
will improve in the same rapid
manner now that he js at home.
REV. F. M. DRULINER AND
T. M. PATTERSON WIN
. DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP
The fourth annual inler-rounfy
le.inis t ouruaiiienl closed in this
city on Wednesday last, when the
doubles champion-hip of tin
tournament was won by Rev. F. M.
luulim r and T. M. Patterson from
Oeoi-pc and John Falter in a m i v
exciting match. The tennis sharks
had been greally inleie-led in the
outcome of this match and there
were quite a few present to wit
ness (be .nit come. The result of
Ihe names were as follows; in Ihe
opening set Falter ami Faller
won (-5 but in b'h two -ucceedini:"
-ets paller-oii and Ornliner won
---'. "-:;. In the fourth s- t Falter
and Falter- won -: while in the
last set Patterson and Orulim-r
won O-'J and nailed the champion
ship. The winners received as
their prize two hand-oine leather
rackef cases. On Tue.-day Patter
son and Oruliner defeafed Mc
Clusky and Larson by a score of
(-L C,-. ti-3.
ORGANIZATION OF GERMAN-AUSTRIAN
SOCIATION OF CASS CO.
This week the plans and or
ganization of the derman-Au-trian
relief a-socialion for the
relief of the widows and orphans
of the-e two nations in the great
European war was perfected by
the election of the following of
ficers; President. William Staik
johu; secretary, Ludwig Miller,
treasurer. Carl C Fricke; direct
ors. Herman TiekolJer. Oeorge
Tams" and Au-ust Rakow. The
commil I ee vv i II meet each Tuesday
evening al the Sous of Herman
hall to discuss the relief wor k and
the forwarding of supplies and
money to the front. The detailed
amounts of the money collected
each Monday will be published in
the Journal each week. The lisfs
which will be left at the follow
iirr stores will be open until Oct
ober 17th for contributions; A. O.
Kach, dins hotel, John Oorder,
William Schmidtmann. Milium
bakery, l'elzer shoe store, Oering
Co.. Falter- v Thierolf, Wagner
bakery, Mrs. Jacob Henn'ch,
restaurant, Herman Spies, Wil
liam Holly, II. M. Soeiinichsen,
Wesch shoe shop, Herold book
store. Weyrich iV. Hadraba, E. A.
Wurl. M. Hihl. F. J. Frick, Tiauer
garage, Zuckweib-r i Lutz. John
Jrrousek, John Kopia, Platts
mouth Turn-Verein, Herman
Soehne, A. O. U. W. rJ'here will be a
mass meetinp held at the Oernian
Iiome on Sunday Sept.' l.'RIi. to
further aid the project of the re
Moves House to Erect Another.
The residence of Robert Hayes
on Fifth and Marble street, has
just been moved by J. II. Mc
Maken, the expert house mover
from ils place in the Center of the
lot to the east side facing Fifth
street. Mr. Hayes expects in a
short time lo erect another house
on the lot. on the side facing
Marble street. This addition to
their residences in that section of
the city will give additional room
for another family and assist
greatly in improving that part of
Letter files at trio Journal office.
DING THIS W E
The Groom Was Born in Cass
County and is a Grandson of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Meisinger.
The following account of tin
wedding' of Fred Meisinper and
.Miss Anna Sunderman appears in
the Madison. Nebraska. Star-Mail
of this week, in which city the
ceieinonv was performed last
w eiinesuav. i lie gr oom is a
grandson of Conrad Mei-inger and
wife of this cilv. and several of
the relativs from this city were in
attendance at the wedding cere
mony. The friends of the family
in this county will extend to the
you nt: people their best wishes for
a Ioiit; and happy married life:
At the Oreen Oarden church
Wedne-.lay afternoon at in
the presence of friends and rel
atives. Miss Anna Sunderman
and Fred Meisinger pledged
!h:r nu, triage vows, the wed
ding being- performed by Rev.
.lust. Immediately following the
ceremo iy the party went to the
home of the bride's father
where a bounulous reception was
The yreseiits received by the
newly married couple were num
erous and handsome as well as
The bride is a daughter of
Henry Sunderman of west of
this coy. She is a young lady
of many graces of mind and per
son, who is capable of filling the
home she will adorn with hap
piness and will prove to be a
most excellent helpmate and
companion by the husband who
has chosen to honor with her
The croitm is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. M. P. Meisinper also one of
our most highly respected fam
ilies, living west of this city.
He is considered one of the sub
stantial nd reining young men
of the country, who will make his
mar k : s a worthy sou of honor
able parent s.
I he young couple will reside
mi the farm of the groom four
miles wes( of this city where a
i ew home has been recently
elected and everything is in read
iness to greet I hem when they re
iuin f -oin their honeymoon trip
to Clarimla. Iowa, and various
point s in this state.
If is a pleasure to chronicle the
marriage of such worthy young
people and this paper wafts to
them its warmest congratulations.
Those from out of town in at
tendance at the wedding were
Conrad Meisinger, C. J. Meisinger
and frrnily, Walter, Leon and
Mathilda Meisinger all of Platts
niouth. Miss Anna liroeker of
Norfolk and Orandnian Sunder
man and Eleanore Sunderman of
IMctice to Pay Up.
As will lie seen in another
column of the Jour nal we are soon
ofTerir.g a gigantic money raising
sale, ia connection with which we
wish to inform all our patrons
that we are in need of money, and
must insist, on all book accounts
be settled at this time. The dis
solution of partnership compels
us to make all collections at once.
Please call and settle our account
Fanger's Department Store.
Miss Nellie Cook, who has heen
making an extensive visit at. the
home if her uncle, John Cook
and family, near Beaver City, and
visiting at other points in the
western part of the state, returned
home this morning. She reports
that the crops there are on the
level with those in the east and
that thev can put the farmers of
old Cass county in the shade when
it comes to putting up alfalfa.
Weeding stationery at the
Mrs. Morgan Wax bright ar
rived in the city last evening oy
No. 2 from her home at Lo
Angeles. Califor nia, and will visit
here at the home of her daughter.
Mrs. Allen J. Beeson and family
for several weeks. The friends
of Mrs. Waybright here in Piatt s
rnouth where she resided for so
long will be delighted to meet her
EVAN NOBLE THE VICTOR
IN WRESTLING MATCH
AT THE AIR DOME
The wrestling match which was
staged at the Air Dome on Thurs
day evening proved to be far
better than was anticipated by
those who were in attendance as
the boys faking part in the match
were both up and doing all the
time. "Kid"' Harris of Topeka,
Kansas, and Evan Noble of this
city were the star's that were en
gaged in the work on the mat, and
they were there and over on tlo
wrestling game. Nome was con
siderably lighter than his ap
ponent, but far quicker and was
able to toss Harris lit the mat for
the lirst fall in six minutes and on
Ihe second fall, put the Kansas lad
oui m seven ininuies oi iusi
work. Noble is one of the best
young- athlets in the city in all
departments of the game, and his
friends here were delighted with
the fine showing he made in the
wrestling match against his husky
opponent. The boys expect to
dage another match on next
I hurusday evening at the Air
Dome, and on Ibis occasion the
regular prices of 10c will prevail
as the management win givey a
per cent of the receipts to the
wrestlers while -on Thursday
evening Ihe dome was leased by
the promoters of the match for
the evening and a highr price was
charged for admission to the per
formance. The lovers of this sport
hould be on hand next Thursday
to take in the match and encour
age the lads taking part in the go.
AND FRATERNAL PICNIC
AT PACIFIC JUNCTION
The home corning and fraternal
picnic at Pacific Junction this
week has proven a greater suc-
ces than even the promoters had
figur ed on as the crowd has been
arge each day and night. Today
s the big day of the three days'
Mitertainment as all tht old re
sidents of Mills county or who
had ever lived there were invited
o take part in the festivities of
the dav and several hundred
availed themselves of the opport
unity. The enterprise of the little
town across the river in arranging
the three days of entertainment is
lo be commended and they have
shown visitors there a very good
imp. The attendance at, the
lifTerent days has been quite
large. The features of the enter
tainments afforded were ball
games between the Pacific Junc
tion team and others from dif
ferent parts of Mills county, and
the concerts by the fllemvood in-
titute band. Quite a number from
Ibis city have visited the reunion
and report a big time.
The Stork Pays a Visit.
The news has been received
here by friends of the family of
the arrival at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Dick Osborn, in Cynaha,
of a tine new seven pound baby
oy. The little son made his ap
pearance Thursday evening and
eing also the first child in the
family is the object of much ad
miration from the proud and
happy parents. Mr. and Mrs. Os
born formerly resided in this city
where they have many friends
hat will be pleased lo learn of
their good fortune.
The Journal does job work.
MISS LOUISE KLINE
WEDS AT THREE
Daughter of a Gentleman Well
Known to the Newspaper Men
of Eastern Nebraska.
The following is taken from the
Daily Commercial of Three
liners, Michigan of September
2nd. will be of interest to many
A beautiful early autumn wed
ding occur red at the home of John
A. Kline, 113 Hooker avenue, yes
terday, when his granddaughter.
Miss Louise H. Kline, became the
bride of Walter A. Hir-chy. The
ceremony was performed by Hev.
Jno. Comin of the Presbyterian
church al 11:30 o'clock in Ihe
presence of thirty-five relatives
The house was elaborately de
corated with gohlenrod, the color
scheme of yellow and gr een being
carried throughout. The bride
vvwe a gown of white net and car
ried a bouquet of yellow roses and
lil'ies of the valley.
An elaborate weddinir breakfast
was served to the guests at the
ho ne of the bride's aunt. Mr s. 15.
E Andrews. Here, as at the Kline
home, decorations of elov and
trr-'en were car ried out.
The young couple managed to
evade their friends and with an
auto started on a two week's
The contracting parties are two
of Three Rivers' most estimable
young people and have large cir
cle of friends who extend con
Tbe out of town guests were:
Mrs. Matilda Reinhardt of Mad
ison, Wisconsin, and son Joe, and
M: s. W. II. Maul of Chicago, Km-
mr Hirschy of Rensselaer, Ind.,
Mrs. Oscar Hauler of Rensselaer,
Ind., Herbert Nafzider of eUnton,
Percy H. Hauler of Rensselaer,
Ind., Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Sine and
on James of Lincoln, Nebraska,
and Miss Kline's father, W. A.
Kline of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mr. W. A. Kline, the father of
the bride is well known in this
city, where he is a frequent
visitor, being Ihe traveling repre
sentative of the Carpenter Paper
Co., of Omaha, and the friends of
this genial gentleman will be
greatly interested to learn of the
wedding of his daughter-.
DEATH OF A DAUGHTER OF
MRS. B. DANIHER. WHO
PASSES AWAY III CHICAGO
This morning Mrs. Dennis
Daniher of this city received a
message from Chicago announc
ing the death of her daughter.
Mrs. D. C. Evans in that city at
an early hour this morning. The
news was quite a shock to the
mother and brother of the de
parted lady as there had been m
intimation of her illness brought
to her relatives here. Mrs. Evans
was lifty-seven years of age, ami
leaves besides her husband, four
children, all of whom are grown
up and married. She was a daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis
Daniher of this city, where she
has been a frequent visitor at the
home of her parents. Besides the
family in Chicago, she leaves her
mother, Mrs. Daniher, and one
irother, IL IJ. Daniher of this city
and one sister, Mrs. E. F. Crimes
of Omaha to mourn her death.
The brother expects to leave this
evening for Chicago to attend the
Mrs. C. L. Jean and daughter.
Mrs. R. E. Lloyd were among the
passengers tins morning for
Omaha where they go to visit for
a few hours with friends in that
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