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THURSDAY, FEBP.tJART IS, 1S15.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY 70tTRNAC
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H. M. Soeiviuchsens Daylight Store
:. FORTY YEARS AGO.
Wavbright ami wife are
We have to thank Miss Julia Porter
fo.- Washington papers.
Ed Simmons, a crazy man from
South Rend. Cass county, who h is
?en in jiil for several day?, was
taken to the insane asylum at Lin
coln by Sheriff Cutler and Dr. George
John Fitzgerald has just returned
from a trip up in Wisconsin; he re
r:t. snow two feet, plenty of sleigh-ir-r
and co'.d weather till you can't
Arthur White of Crete and Cla -e-ce
Reed of the s?ne p!ace called on
the Herald yesterday. Roth young
f er.t'.err.en are in the grain business.
Mr. White we all know as an old
stt'cr in Cass county, though a young
man in years.
Our friend, Dick Cushing, is also i
sojourner in Plattsmouth again after
n long trip up north. Dick goes from
one extreme to another Wisconsin to
Tonr.essee. That's c.uite a change cf
William Hardin of the Field Sports-r-cn's
c!;:m cf Orrahn, has challenged
Tom I'aiker of the Plattsmouth
Spoitsnicn's club for the "Champion
Cup" won l y Parker at the state
tournament last spring at Lincoln,
m l held Ly Parker against nil chal
Ic.ge.i in the state. The match comes
cfT next Saturday at Omaha, and we
fcop'j our hoys will back Tom up by
their attendance. Martin's best birds
will le on hand and several sweep
rtake matches will come off at the
same time. Turn out, hoys, and beat
Orr.rha if you can.
Mr Lew Smith, residing in Fre
rr.or.t county, Iowa, a brother-in-law
of Mr. EfT. White, while threshing
grain on the James Porter t'"c9,
rear Mr. Doud's. had his leg caught
in the horse power, making an ugly
rrrsh on the inride of the leg near
the ar.kle, which w i'l probably lay him
i;p for several weeks. Our unap
pioachahle surgeon. Dr. Livingston,
d re rred the wound. The doctor also
?t a bad dislocation of the elbow for
our boy. Trow Pettee, caused by fall
ing from the pony yesterday.
Walrtdt, in Louisville precinct, met
with some very bad luck last week.
His houe caught fire while he was
away from home, from a defenctive
flue, and was burned to the ground
with all its contents. His loss is
about $1,000. A man named Thomas,
who was working for him, had his
trunk and all his clothes and about
?1." in money burnt. This is a severe
loss to Mr. Walradt, as he is com
paratively a poor man. We under
stand a subscription paper has been
started for the purpo?e of enabling
him to rebuild, and all who are able
should respond liberally.
The Cass County Pioneer associa
tion met according to call, in the
court house in Plattsmouth, at 2
oc!cck Tuesday afternoon. W II.
Schafer in chair, W. L. Wells, sec
retary. The minutes of previous
meeting were read and approved. On
motion, the secretary read constitu
tion and by-laws. On notion, those
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Wear American Lady Corsets, just the right model
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proven the best?
L:ok for the name "American Lady." on every pair
$100 Reward, $100
The roa.l'T of this inrT will pleased t
Irani time there U nt least one dreaded clitea
th:it selenep hus be-n able to cure, in all it
Mace, mid tint is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
i the .nly iitlve eure now kuowu to the DieU
leai fraternity. Catarrh b'inr a constitutional
lii-ne. require a constitutional treatmeut.
Hall s Catrrh Cure I taWea internally, acting
directly iiin the Mood and mucous surfaces of
the system, thereby destroying the foundation
'f the disease, and frivinjr the patient strengtll
tir liulldine up the rwtitutlnn and assisting na
ture in doinu its work. The proprietors bnT
in much faith in it curative powers tnar iney
ofT'-r one Hundred Dollars fir any case that It
fails to cure. Send for list of testimonials.
Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.
Sold by all PrucKists. 7."c.
Take Hall's Fanjlly rills for constipation.
present, not members, who were resi
dents of this county prior to 1800,
were invited to become members by
signing the constitution and paying
the fee, SI. The secretarj' was then
requested to read the list of members,
who aie: D. H. Wheeler, Mrs. D. II.
Wheeler, Wm. L. Wells, A L. Child,
Wm. Gllmcur. V. S. West, J. 7.
Haines, M. B. Cutler, W. II. Schafer,
J. W. Jennings, F. M. Dorrington.
Thomas Thomas, Wm. Young, P. L.
Wise, J. W. Marshall, J. G. Hays, A.
B. Todd, E. K. Todd, Ben Albin, B.
Hemple, A. L. Sprague. William
Young being the oldest resident of
Cass county, was elected president of
the association. Benjamin Albin and
W. II. Schafer were elected vice
piesidents Association adjourned to
meet at call of president.
WANTED 1.000 PEOPLE TO
that we can save you money on can
ned goods, fruits and vegetables. Cail
and see our fine line of pood candies,
from 1-cent up. " Orangres, lc each
and up. Cranberries, oc quart. Splen
did coffee, 25c pound. We DELIVER.
In order to make room will sell ')
bushel3 of those good Minnesota pota
toes at 75c, so be quick.
PLATTSMOUTH BASKET STORE.
Four or five tons of grood timothy
and prairie hay, in the stack, on the
Gorder farm. W. H. Sutton.
We will be in need of several girls
in the next few weeks and would like
the application of all looking; for work
for the sumer. Olson Photo Co.
When you are looking for the very
best articles in the line of fancy box
stationery, call at the Journal office,
where you will find an excellent
variety to select from.
Subscribe for The JournaL
.. 0. LARSON
of all kinds and classes of
work pertaining to building.
Work contracted for or done
by the day to the entire satis
faction of all classes of DeoDle.
$ The o'dest builder in Cass
county. Telephone or talk ti
him about what you intend to
do -he will help you out.
KAISER WILL TENDER
APHLOGY TO GERARD
Will Personally Express Regrets
For Insult In Thea'er.
Pasel. Feb. IS. Acording to a tele
gram received here from Uerlin Km-
peror v uiiam v.ni apologize personal- ain France and liussia respecting the
ly to James W. Gerard, the American demands of the Tokvo govern meat 0:1
ambassador to Germany, for the hos- china omits certain of the n-quii.:-tile
demonstration which occurred at ,1:ents original! v presented to Pekin,'.
a Berlin theater cn the night of Feb. 9. : These negotiations had for their oh
The emperor, it is said, will expre-s ject the definition of the future status
his regrets to Mr. Gerard on the or-ca- of Japan's relations with China,
fion of the ambassadors visit to :h The Peking government did not con
emperor at the East Prussian fortress ceal its conccrn over the situation thus
of Koem'gsburg. Mr. Gerard is report- brought about, and Feb. G Sun Pac
ed ;n the dispatch to have accepted Chi the Chinese foreign secretary, in
the emperor's invitation to go to Koc conference with the Japanese minister
nigsburg. jat Peking, rejected Japan's proposals
Ambassador Gerard and a party on lhe grciind that they were inco:u
from the United States embassy were ,,atible with China's sovereigntv am!
attending a theater in Berlin on Feb. t.onflictPll with t.xlstIng treaties be
9. whn a man in the audience pre tween China and other foreign powers
tested because they wer speaking Tfce Japanese minister then asked 101
English. When informed that his re an acceptance in principle, stating that
marks were directed against the am- tua
bassador. the man began a violent
"i "uc o6aluJi uic l imi-ii outits ivr
permitting the exportation of arms.
The Individual was finally suppressed
by theater attendants.
PACKERS ASK REHEARING
Oucted Companies File Motion In Mis
souri Supreme Court.
Jefferson City, Mo.. Feb. 18. A mo
tion for a rehearing was filed by the
five packing companies which wero
conditionally ousted from the state
and fine d $23,000 each by the supreme
court last week on a charge of viol it
ing the state anti-trust law. The com
panies concerned in the suit are Mor
ris &. Co., Swift & Co., Armour & Co.
St. Tenuis Pressed Beef and Provisions
company and the Hammond Packing
The motion recited that onlv three
of the supreme court justices ac
quiesced in the opinion and that the
companies were found guilty on sn?
picicn and it attacks the validity of
the statute under which the proceed
ing was brought.
. New York, Feb. 18. Joseph E. Da
vies commissioner of the bureau ol
corporations, prom'nently mentioned
for the chairmanship of the federal
trade commission, discussed retenl
trust legislation before the Merchants
Association of New Ycrk and outlined
the aims and workings of the law ere
ating the trade commission.
He said the spirit and purpose be
hind tfce law was that of "even handed
Justice; vigilant protection of the pub
lic interest from encroachments of dis
honest business and, as well, construe
tive he'.p to business which is honest
ly and fairly desirous cf accoinmodat
ing itself to the law."
Outlining recent trust legislation.
Commissioner Davies said the purpose
of the Newlands-Covington act. which
created the federal trade commission
"was to provide an expert body, which
should be ever watchful of the public
Interest, but which should as well be
clothed with power to obtain facts and
information for the good of the putTic
and business generally and which
should serve also as an agency not
only to enforce the law, but to aid
expeditious'y in the more easy accom
modations of the remedy to the wroni
tnd to the accommodation of business
to the requirements of the law."
Those who desire to rent clown
suits for the Eagles' masquerade
Saturday evening" can secure them at
Coates' hall in the afternoon or evening-
of the dance for the sum of 50
cents each. -
SAY NEBRASKA RATE IS LOW
Railroad Freight Men Testify Order
No. 19 Was Confiscatory.
Omaha, Feb. IS. The hearing of
the Nebraska railroad rate case by
Examiner Dowe of the interstate com
merce commission continues to attract
a large number of railroad attorneys
end freight traffic men to the federal
The testimony of S. E. Stohr, gen
eral freight agent of the St. Joseph
and Grand Island, generally was on
the effect that order No. 19 of the Ne
braska state railway committee, ef
fective Sept. G. 1914, would have had
upon the earnings of the Nebraska
roads in the event it had not been
suspended by the commission.
Order No. 19 made a horizontal
cut of about 20 per cent on the rates
on practically all classes of merchan
dise handled by the railroads in Ne
braska. I ne contention or Mr. Stohr was
that the reduction in rates as applied
by the Nebraska commission would
nut fbfi road in a r,ndi in u-JiPro dcv
would have had to do business at less
than cost, almost entirely cutting off
the revenue on freight hauled within
C. F. IJalch, the Northwestern man
from the Chicago offices of the com
pany, the chief of the rate making de
partment. asserted that the rates were
almost confiscatory- and if allowed tr
stand as promulgated by the commis
sion meant ruin for the roads.
Held Incompatible Willi Sover
eignty of Celestial Empire.
Peking, Feb. IS. The memorandum
recently given by the Japanese lega
tion to the diplomatic representative?
here of the United States. Great Urit-
ducted laU ,t t, Pek!ng gov
nient returned the same answer as tc
the principles involved.
KAISER GAINS AT HOLY SEE
Resignation of Belgian Envoy to Vat
ican Due to Germanic Headway.
Koine, Feb. 18. The resignation of
IJaron d hrp, Ueigian envoy to the
,- , .
atican, was not given because of the
advanced age of the baron, although!
-his action has been explained in that
way for diplomatic purposes. The real
reason is known to he that he did not
secure satisfaction from the Vatican
for statements concerning his country
whieh he alleged to be false, ami also
that he viewed with alarm the growing
hostility to the cause of the allies in
influential circles of the holy see.
Finds Accident Was Unavoidable.
Gothenburg, Neb., Feb. IS. The
LTnion Pacific board of inquiry that
convened here to attempt to place t!ie
responsibility for the accident which
resulted in the death of Freight Con
ductor N. F. Akeyson and Iioadmaster
C. II. Johnston, found it "due to un
foreseen accident., which could not
have been prevented by exercise of
any reasonable precaution." It oc
curred at the testing of a mail deliv
ering and catching device.
Posse After an Indian Outlaw.
Cortes, Colo., Feb. IS. A posse un
der command of United States Mar
shal Nebeker of Salt Iake started for
Bluff, Utah, in an effort to arrest a
Piute Indian outlaw named Hatch
charged with the murder of Juan Cha
con. a Mexican, on the Ute reserva
tion. Reports reaching here were that
Hatch had gathered a band of fifty In
dians and was armed and prepared 10
Forty Made III by Poison In Flour.
Alma, Neb., Feb. 18. Several cUi
zens of Alma .narrowly escaped serio i
injury from poisoning. It appears that
at one of the local eating houses a
quantity of arsenic was accidentally
placed in the flour bin. Forty people
who ate of bread made from the flour
were affected by the poison, but no
fatal results are expected.
Will Ask New Becker Trial.
New York. Feb. 18. J. B. Johnston
of counsel for Charles Becker, the
former police lieutenant who is under
sentence of death for the murder of
Herman Rosenthal, the gambler, an
nounced that within three days he
would inake formal motion for a new
trial for Becker.
Five Men Die In Hotel Fire.
Miirshfield, Ore.. Feb. 18. Five men
are dead, two are missing and four
Bre badly Injured as a result of a. fire
which destroyed the Bunker Hill ho
BOXING BILL GIVEN
Measure Is Killed and Revived
IS SENT BACK TO COMMITTEE
Members Hold Long Discussion Over
Bill Intended to Supervise Ring Con
tests Stock Shippers' Pass CM
Goes to Governor.
Lincoln, Feb. 18. By a vote of 43
to 41 the house, after a debate of over
two hours, indefinitely postponed the
'i11 to legalize boxing. Jn the atu-r-j
uooii Richmond called up the hil! .
again, having received assurance dur-
the recess that opponents of the.
bill would be willing to let it go Lack j
ir amendment to me juaiciai commit
t e, and on a vote of 41 to 30 it was j
Kent back to the committee. i
Tie bill was vehemently denounced
liv its opponents as an attempt to re-!
move the ban on prize fighting in N'e-1
braska. Friends of the bill counter d;
with a letter written bv liishou
Ctcorj-'e A. IJeecher cf Hastings giving
the bill his apptoval. and they de
clared emphatically that thf passage
of this a'-f would do away with fake
slugging niatf hes and put the sport o.i
John Lloyd Jones Gives Peace Talk.
Charging that tbe T'niU'd States
was responsible for the present Eno
p-an war, because of its hi.h handed
action in seizing the Panama canal
zone, John IJoyd Jones of Chicago aci
drpssed the legislature in joint ses
sion. The meeting was called by Gov
ernor Morehead in recognition of a
hundred years of pence between Kn.g
lish speaking pet:p!e. The sjieaker
blamed the present European war
partly to th "curse of prei):ir:'dno.-s
for war." and that the theory had
proven an absolute failure.
Pass Bill Goes to Covernor.
The first bill to come to Governor
Morehead for his sinat'ire. outside of
the legislative appropriation bills, w.ia.day visiting- his brother.
Senator Grace's bill for froe tranvj Lafe 3iuuen was transacting busi-
portation both ways for shippers of I ne,s in Linco3n Monday.
le siock. 1 nis uhi wnn two ct:ier
senate bills of minor importance wero
put in the governor's hands. Th-jy
will be signed by him. as far as known,
and become laws of the land in due
Fruit Tree Exemption Bill Passes.
Senator Qtiinby's bill exempting
fruit trees from taxation passed Mie
uiper house on third leading wil'iciit
flny serious opposition. Only six r.ieui
Btrts voted against it.
Water Power Bill Lost.
The Hoffmeister bill for a tax of 5
per cent on gross earnings of water
: power companies was indefinitely post-
i 1X11:0,1 on a recommendation of the ir-
! risation, drainage and water power
Chiropractors Bui Receivina SuccOrt.
H d uHf.
Ultn ,n,t one or two "Renting
votes, senate file S.-. which licenses
chiropractors, was advanced to third
reauing u me senate committee or
Torrens Hearing In House.
House roll 222. providing for the
Torrens system of land title transfers,
was taken up as a special order in the
house this morning.
UTILITY BILL HEARING SET
Gives Rail Commission Authority Over
Organization of Corporations.
Lincoln, Feb. IS. One of the live
liest committee hearings during the
legislative session is promised for this
afternoon, when house roll 2u7. the fa
mous bill introduced at the request of
Railway Commissioner Tom Hall, will
be taken up by the house committee
on ciiies and towns. Hall will be
present to defend the bill and a num
ber of its opponents will alD be heard
The bill places in the hands of the
railway commission power to prevent
the establishment of any competing
public utility in a community where
there is already a plant of the same
kind in operation. It is intended par
ticularly to apply in the situation at
Sterling, where a competitive tele
phone company has obtained a local
franchise and is asking the railway
commission to approve its stock and
Sons of Veterans End Session.
Columbus, Neb.. Feb. IS. The thirty-first
annual encampment of Nebras
ka division. Sons of Veterans, closed
its session. This year the Sons of
Veterans will maintain headquarters
at the state Grand Army encampment,
to be held at Minden In June, to brin
tho orders in closer touch and the di
vision officers will attend. It. it.
Strother of Columbus is the new di
Madison Man Heads Optometrists.
Hastings, Neb., Feb. 18. The Ne
braska Association of Optometrists
closed its annual state convention
leaving the selection cf next yeai's
meeting place-to the executive com
mittee. The new officers are: A. 3
Miller of Madison, president; Mrs.
Adie Brooke of Hastings and J. M.
McClusky of Fairbury, vice presidents;
Tillson of Harvard, secretary.
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Saturday Evening, February 20th
AT COATES HALL
23SFOUR CASH PRIZES!
Cents. 50c Ladies in Mask Free Ladies, 25c
Kememl)cr this is the bg time of the season
J!rin your friends and come out
Bert Kitzel had business in Mur
Stock tonics and chix supplies at
-he drug store.
Mrs. A. X. Myers was a Lincoln
W. E. Casey returned fiom Omaha
Mrs. C. C. Eucknell went to Lincoln
Elmer Earrett was in Lincoln Fri
day and Saturday.
W. E. Cr.ey shipped cattle to South
Alex Skiles was in Murdock Tues-
A. Eulofsz was a passenger for
Lincoln Tuesday evening.
William Kitzel was a business vis
iter in Lincoln Monday.
Dell Tyson, living west of Eagle,
was in town Wednesday.
Lance Cites went to Hooper Wed
nesday to visit relatives.
Alfred Stroemer was a business
visitor to Omaha Tuesday.
Frank Cook was looking after busi
ness affairs in Lincoln Monday.
Mrs. W. E. Casey was visiting in
Omaha Tuesday and Wednesday.
Operator Cash was transacting
business in Lincoln Wednesday.
Henry Ileil of Manley visited Mon
day and Tuesday with F. M. Grove,
Pale S. Boyles and Harley Wolfe
had business in Eagle Wednesday.
Mrs. W. E. Casey went to South
Omaha Tuesday to visit relatives.
Miss Marie Appleman spent Satur
day and Sunday with her parents.
Mrs. C. F. Rosenow and daughter,
Esther were shopping in Lincoln
Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpatrick were
n.i?spnp.ers for Lincoln Friday on
Scott Jordan went to Lincoln Tues
day evening to attend a thresher con
Better try Wright's Ham Pickle
and Liquid Smoke. Get it at the
Miss Flo Boyles, a student at the
state university, spent Saturday and
Sunday at home.
Dean Kamm and William Althouse
shipped hogs to the South Omaha
Miss Marie Stroemer came home
from Elmwood Saturday to visit home
folks over Sunday.
Earl Quinn and Eddie Sheehan of
Manley spent the week-end with Mr.
nd Mrs. F. M. Grove.
The Ladies' Reading club held a.
We have gone through
short lengths. These we will
Many items can be purchased
shoes in Misses' and Children's that sold up to $1.50 per
pair can be had at 90c per pair.
mckweilef . . hutz,
naity at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.
E. Casey Friday evening.
Mrs. J. P. Rouse and daughter,
Mrs. Ralph Uhling, were shopping in
Mr. and Mrs. II. Moore and daugh
ter visited Mr. and Mrs. II. Stutheit
in Lincoln Sunday afternoon.
O. II. Allen, commission man, of
the firm of Bryson Brothers of South
Omaha, was in town Friday looking
C. R. Jordan, John Murtey, P. J.
Linch, R. W. Stewart, Fred Diekman,
J. II. Foreman, sr., and J. II. Fore
man, jr., were taking in the sights at
the capital city Wednesday.
Anna Elizabeth Baker was born
near Columbus, Ohio, December 12,
1841, and departed from this life Feb
ruary 11, 1915, at her home near
Alvo, Nebraska. She came to Pella,
Iowa, with her parents and in 1S5
was married to Andrew Sutton. To
this union ten children were born,
three dying in infancy. Mrs. Sutton,
with her husband, were early pioneers
of Cass coanty, settling in their pres
ent home in 1873, and experienced all
the hardships of pioneer life.
When a girl ten years of age i-he
was converted and united with the
Baptist church, living in that faith
until twenty-three years ago she. with
her children, united with the M. E.
church of Alvo, and has always been
a faithful member. Her life has been
beautiful and uplifting to all who
knew her. She was a cheerful giver,
ever mindful of those in need and al
ways ministering to those in sorrow.
During her sickness she was bedfast
two months, suffering greatly, but
patient and loving. She was con
scious to the last moment and talked
to her family, all of whom were with
her except the youngest son, Thomas,
who lives at Chappell, Neb.
The funeral was held at the M. E.
church February 12 at 3 o'clock in the
afternoon, conducted by Rev. Keitl,
and the remains were laid to rest in
the Alvo cemetery. Those left to
mourn her death are her husband, An
drew Sutton; daughters, Delia and
Kate Sutton, and sons, Charles,
John, George. William and Thomas,
and nineteen grandchildren. The be
reaved family have the sympathy of
their many friends.
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enclose with 5 cents to Foley & C.,
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our trial packages of Foley's Honey
and Tar Compound for coughs, colds.
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coughs; Foley Kidney Pills and Foley
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pur stock and sorted out all
oner at a great reduction.
at a bargain. Also a lot of
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