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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1916.
rLATTSMOirrn semi-weekly journal.
A QUEST FOR A
GOWN " OPERATTE
A Home Talent Play to Be Given for
1). A. II- Benefit on Thursday,
Practice for the D. A. R. play is
P'cresi:ig favorably Those 'who
Lave r-cen it are enthusiastic in its
j..aie. while the young1 people taking
part are jut bubbling1 over with en-ha-:asm
and bound to give us the
i-v.-t b'-r.o taler.t ever staged here.
Ti e rr.j-ic. dancing and costumes are
The pl.t i follows:
Act 1. I.' !. Fairbury, a tine but
.--.err: -cuthcrn gentleman, comes to a
i r.vtr.t t take hir two grand-i;-jch:t'
with him on a trip to find
"j, rir-b--t daughter, and incielental
ly her mother's wedding gown, which
.-he t .': with her when she eloped,
f rty years or mere before. The
grardd.-.u-rhtcr? are fun-lcving girls,
a- i with the jolly little bell boys in
th- cc.. ci.t. play a trick on grand-fa-her
which causes him to leave in
j- t..t -..v.zvr. during a rousing chorus
f i i--iri: a-. I 'hading and hand-wring-:
:. A i j:.t.1 flag drill is shown
c: i r.:a i..: are pre.-er.te J by D. A. P..
U. '..-.- f..r the most graceful exhibi
ts Six musical numbers are shown
George IFiId StiU Sick.
From Saturday's Dally.
George M. Hild, who for the past
two weeks has been confined to his
home suffering from a severe attack
of erysipelas, is reported as being
slightly improved, although still quite
sick, and his family and friends feel
that he will bea Me to be up and
around in a short time and this will
be most pleasing to them, as this
genial gentleman has been greatly
missed from the familiar circle of his
friends and his return to health will
be the occasion of much pleasure.
BALL LEAGUE HERE
HOW HOGS CAN BE
Department of Agriculture Issues
Bulletin on the Marketing
THEY SUGGEST GOOD FOODS
From Friday's Dally.
Last evening four of the basket ball
teams of this city met and took the
first steps toward the organization of
a city basket ball league to promote
the interest of the game and tof ur-
nish an opportunity for the teams to
play with each other and more fully
develop into better form. The teams
represented at the meeting were the
Y. M. B. C. A. of the Methodist
! church, the Y. M. U. C. of the Pre -
Washington, D. C, Feb. 4. Ho.v
the raiser of hogs can make the beat
of a poor market is the subject of a
bulletin issued by the U. S. depart
ment of agriculture.
The low prices received for hogs
during the past year have been dis
couraging, the depaitment admit:'.
The hog should be a paying animal,
lie requires less labor, less equipmen.,
less capital, makes greater gains cn
100 pounds of concentrates, ienvo
duces himself faster and in greater
number, and returns the money fast
er than any other farm animal.
So that even with these lew prices
that have been prevailing Dr. D. F.
clary of agriculture, be-
j iievcs that the hog can still nit moit
ge.ges lor hi:? owner if that owner
r. -hit," and with
will study and apply i-ome or the fun
damental nrincinles underlying the
byterian church, the Christian church j i,u.-incsi:.
Best Weiht to Sell.
Dr. Hor.siun thinks that the best
can be made of a poor market by hr.v-
C -'vr .
act. eve: y or.e
v - rncats.
II. Scene in the roof garden
k. w'r.tie gia: v.father and the girls
H-.'ir? the .-'c'nts. after two
-.a- , f arching for the lost
ig'r.t and Drar.e, a
giving a rousing
He becomes in
n the girls and
lie modem dance-.
e more infuriated,
t pu. th e triils back in
-pacaliag the new ad-
rr.u ii al numbers, most-
:u.-. and sevcial special
:". ;.v.:ri r..i'.;c t'.'.is a.1, exeep
t ti:.c r.vt. Drane, in
. .-tt- .i- aew ;d.al again, i;iys
- : :ck on grandfather, which
.c'r.v.- .4rr.i":-.ir. but rather cm-
: D aae.
III. Ail the folk' have come
I'Kers reunion in Phila
. : 1 t-.kirg the girls
c. ,-.' r.t. but they stop ;
team and the Cosmopolitan club team.
A preliminary schedule was arranged
which will be discussed by the teams,
and if possible will allow one or two; jn?, te hotrS i0ndy at the time when
games a week between the locals. All
of the teams have splendid material
in them and the series of games will
be well worth attending and each one
will be a double-header, with all four
cf the teams contending, and will set-
lh.it market wants them most. Usually
this is in September ir.d October. And
that market wants uie hog between
17." andJil'i pounds, which is the me-t
economical point at which the farmer
can dispose of hi.; hos. Dp to that
tie th3 question of the city craimpio:!-1 1:(,:rt he takes on VPry cheaply,
ship between the boys in a friendly j rjevond MoO nounds department of
fashion, as there is a spirited i ivalry ' iCUitUre experts question whether
between the team?. This is a move-1 i.r ,,mfi(.-i,iv f.i und -r
ment that win be greatly appreciated
by the lovers of the game. Everyone
should be a boost?r for the new-league.
generally prevailing conditions. To
catch the September market means
! that the hog raiser mut have little
THE NEBRASKA RETAIL
I pigs in March or early in Februa?.
j Under certain conditions !t may be
j impossible to bring .-bi-mor.ths hogs
j to the 200-pound mark, but Dr. Hous
ton believes it cr.n be dene, generally.
I'ooe's for Hogs Suggested.
The bea t information on the feeds
available in the farmer's locality ca.i
EBS 10 MEET id
IMHi- ' lVen t-adily and -iccurately by his
ifLLiA ' Ptato experiment station. Pigs mal.e
A. R. i-
sevf-r:d more in-
have gathered here.
I attia.a- (i a real old-ir-
cr-;ume, and the
::e! r"ristrar, sings a
(i- rr-an s .ra'.
h .- be-:? in love with Margaret
r-t a i. has followed her here,
b:ii.:rs out many hearty
Six more musical numbers.
ahaar -trr-rtrK- with the jdot
. a id t the third act, and the
1 ,'at:it:c rpirit and decora-
a f.ttirir e'irrax for a play
l-trac-rU a patiiotic scciety.
V. t a:e .: tain th.at no or.e who sees
th- ph.y. able in it-elf and rendere
by jeh W talent as Platt.-rnoulh
:.rTvr'-. iv.-i i;i any wise be disan
From Saturday's Dally.
The program for the first annual
! meeting of the Nebraska Retail
Clothiers' association, which will be
held at the Hotel Fonierelle in Omaha
on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb
ruary have just been printed
at the Journal printery for the .-ec-retarv
of the association, Mr. C. C.
. r ,1
rnu ncinunnpi v cun
L'ti HLIUItUUIILI UUU
Re ii.tere. ltd in your neighbor, but
I t ari.us.
Gi m'r;.ing" or "good evening.
5- ea-ily .-aid and dr-e.-; not take much
i f .ar time.
l.rr-Av i...t and tnen you may not
;!.- a-k-l t' knd.
R -it your neighbor's line full of
van tlothe-. a'id eio not select her
w;i-ri i;ay ior tne beating ot your
ru g -.
It i- sai walls have tars, therefore
.-?-ak iow if you would keep your af
D'Ti't consider your neighbor's house
a nr i'r,ir-in rlace, to enter without
Dor.'t tart a quarrei over your
rcjr.b.:'- children, but iicst-rve
f.-if i'diir t .--.
Always be ready to help your neigh
ix - i- time of r eed, but don't intrude.
Make your little girl use the soft
j.:al when practicing, if there be
k-kr.c-.-s iii your r.elghboi's house.
NeighlfCi-IIr.ess should be nothing
note than a steady courtesy.
I L f II I I . . . ... . n. .
i'1"1' . v r scfitt. ot this citv. 1 no nmrram'
which cover the purpo-e of the meet
ing, as well as tho many good feat
ures, have been placed in the hands of
the members of the Retail Clothiers'
association in order that they may be
come more familiar with the many
good features that ate in store for
The list of speakers at the different
meetings contain some of the leading
tradesmen of the west and their ad
dresses will be very enlightening to
the association members. On Tues
day forenoon C. E. Wry, of Dcs
Moines, secretary of the National As
sociation of Retail Clothiers, will ad
dress the meeting, and in the after
noon Alfred T. Capps of Jacksonville,
Illinois, who has made the statement,
"From the Sheep to the Man" famous
over the world, will speak, as well as
Yern C. Divine, of Chicago, who
speaks on 'Advertising a Clothing
Store." On Wednesday morning
Charlie Reno, of Council RlufTs, will
give a talk on '"Ginger," which will
adei to the enthusiasm and interest cf
the meeting1, while O. X. Magec, of
Lincoln, will talk on '"Developing the
Sales Force," and in the Wednesday
afternoon meeting C. W. Russell, of
Omaha, vice president of the M. E.
Smith company, will speak on
' Speeding the Turnovers." The meet
ing will be closed Wednesday evening
by a splendid banquet at the Hotel
Fontenelle. This is the first real con
vention that the clothiers of the state
have ever held
i on SALE.
the boi-t ii--e of concentrate?. The-.
can be fed in a el f-feed ?r, and can
be supplemented by various slaughter
house, bakery or table by-products. A
by-product, to be t-eenorr.ica', should
be fairly concentrated, should be
moderate in juice per ln pounds of
nutrients, ami should be fresh an 1
free frrm taint.
During the winter leguminous hays
fe 1 in addition to the concentrate help
reduce the ccr-t of production. In the
summer pasture crops such as rare,
alfalfa, clover, crimson clover, re,
i tc, make very economical and f f
ficient supplements for hog feeding.
!n practically every iarrning district
in the United States cheap and e f
ficient forage and grain crops are
available for hog production. The :e
should be diligently studied by tie
farmer with the aid of the state a id
fedeial force.;, Dr. Houston thinks.
HOG SALE AT MIS
Card of Thanks.
To our kind friends and neighbors
who by their sympathy and comfort
aided us in our hour of grief at the
death of our beloved husband and
father, we desire to express our deep
est appreciation of their many kind
deeds and words. We also thank the
Nebraska Guards and Woodman Circle
and others for the beautiful flowers at
Mrs. Elizabeth Mailer and
For S: Ie.
TOR SALE 7-room house, 2 lots,
iara and outbuildings; 3 blocks
from Columbian schooL Inquire of j Inquire of J. E. Tuoy, or 'Phone No.
llimer Shiader. ll-S-tf-d&w : 207-W. 1-20-tfwkly
From Raturtja v's Jiaiiv.
V. R. Po;ler of Mynard, just lc
turned from MUsouii Valley, Iowa,
wlure lie was attending tli3 Durcc
Jersey Iioc sale of Moats Rros. & Co.
of that place. Mr. Porter tells us that
Moats Rrothers purchased last No
vember the most widely known and
highest priced male hog of this par
ticular bre;d that has been' sold at
public auction for years, paying the
sum of J?l,81.r for "Illustrator," who
was the grand champion at the Illinois
stato fair in 11M. Mr. Porter pui
chaed a sow at this sale bred to "Il
lustrator," and with his present stock
of "King the Cole" bred stuff, com
bined with his Gold Medal and Crim
son Wonder breeding sows, will put
him in the front rank for supplying
bleeding stock to the trade.
Some notes of this, sale might be of
interest to a few readers, as it was the
highest average price paid of any tale
in the coi n belt yet held. Twenty-!
tliree sows ureei to Illustrator mae.e
an average of $127 per head, and the
whole sale of forty-six head sold for a
little over $-i,(il)0. One fall boar pig,
Illustrator. weighing about .r,0
pounds, sold for This plainly
shows what the breeders think of "II-
Taken to the Hospital.
From Saturdays Dallv.
Fred Kaffenberger, of near Cullom,
who has been suffering for the past
two weeks with a severe attack of
tonsilitis and throat trouble, was
taken to Omaha this afternoon, where
he will be forced to undergo an opera
tion on his throat in hopes of giving
him relief. He was accompanied by
his wife and Mr. and Mrs. Will
If 1 1 IS LIU I UUU
COUPLE HURRIED IN
Fnnn Saturday's P.iilv.
Frank Cherry and Miss Clarrisa
Noell were married Wednesday, Feb
ruary 2, at 12 o'clock at the home of
the Groom's brother, Edgar Cherry,
at 101 Grace street, Omaha. Neb.,
Rev. Lenvitt, pastor of the Plymouth
Congregational church of Omaha, of
ficiating. Only a few relatives were
present to witness the ceremony and
enjey the splendid dinner which fol
lowed. The happy couple returned on the
evening train and were elrivcn in an
auto to their home in the northeast
port of town, which the gioom recent
ly purchased r.nd h "l in readiness to
receive his bride. They were met at
the depot by a large delegation of
High school pupils and. friends, who
were handed a large box of candy that
was eagerly sought for a the car
rolled away with the bridal party.
The groom is the youngest son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Cherry, who are
pioneer residents of this community,
where he has grown to manhood and
has a host of friends. The bride is the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. T.
Noell. She wa.-, born in this city and
an indication of the number of her
friends was plainly shown by the num
ber of school pupils who gathered at
the train to wish well one of their
recent schoolmates. Weening Water
TWO IRE FILINGS
FOR COUNTY OFFI
CIALS M PRI1R
From Saturday"? Dally.
Countv .Hidtre .Alh'.i J. Roeson wil
in a few davs enter the race for re
election on the non-partisan ballot fo
the office he has held since the ye
R07, when he succeeded Judge H. D
Travis in the office of county judge
There has been petitions circulated in
several precincts of the county asking
that the name of the jiuhje be place
r.'i the ballot, and these will be lilee
in a few days in the office of the
county clerk. The judge, if elected
will round out eleven years in the of
f'tce, and there does not seem as though
there would be any formable opposi
tion to his return to oflice. Since the
passage of the non-partisan judiciary
law there will be no more party
designations on the ballot.
There has been several petitions
circulated eut in the county asking
that the name of James Robertson
present clerk of the district court, be
placed on the primary ballot as a can
didate for re-election on the repub
iican ticket. Mr. Kohertson has heli
this cilice lor a number ol years anc
from his long resielcr.ee in the county
is well known to a great many of the
citizens in all sections. This petition
wiil probably be presented Monday.
Mrs. W. A. Swearingen of Omaha
was a visitor in this city over Sunday
Good span mares, weight 2,000 lbs. with friends, departing this morning
on the early Burlington train for the
m ARCHER RE
TOES 0L0 SKACK
NEAR GERMAN HOME
From Friday's Haily.
Sam Archer is or.e man in Platts-
mouth that really deserves a gold
meelal, and that is due him for the
fact that he has just completed the
work of tearing down the old frame
.-hack on Washington avenue, just
west of the German Home. This old
reli; has year by year become more
and more of an eyesore until at last
Mr. Archer decided that he would re
.Tiove the same, and it is now a thing
of the past and the site of the old
house will be filled in and made as
presentable as possible, and it certain
ly will go a long way toward helping
-.he looks of the street, to which it has
been a nuisance for years and for a
time was a regular hangout for bums
ANOTHER BOB-SLED I
PARTY TO THE HOME j
nr nppfin oanru
UT UOUHn UHI TH
From Saturday's ralljr
A very pleasant gathering ol" young j
people was held Thursday evening at
the hespitable country home of Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Gapen, southwest ofj
this city, and the event will be long
very pleasantly remembered by those
fortunate enough to be piescnt. The
members of the party from this city
proceeded en;t to the Gapen faun by
bobsled and the ride was o;i tilled,
with the utmost pleasure and enjoy
ment to the jolly party of young peo
ple, with the crisp winter air adding
to the geneial enjoyment of everyone.
Or.e reaching the Gapen home the
guests were welcomed by the mem
bers of the family nr.d made to fcol
entirely at home and given full pos
session of the commodious home for
their fun. Games of various scits
were enjoyed during the evening and
these served to add very much to the
delight of the young people who com
posed the merry party. At a suitable
hour the occasion was further re
gailed by the reiving of dainty and
delicious refreshments, which were en
joyed to the utmost by everyone.
Those who were pre-ent to partici
pate in the pleasant event were:
Messrs. Wiil Schmidtmann, Arthur
White, Robert Walling. Will Richard
son, Tom Walling, George Snyder.
Hurley Wi'e:-, Ray McMaken, Howard
Wiies, Will Xolting, Dewey Zuck
weiier, Raymond Lai son, Glenn El
liott, Major Hall, George and Chailes
Dovey, Misses Helen Livingston, Ab
ide Rrown. Agnes Rajeek, G rr.ee
N'olting, Loretta Prepst. Lenora
Snyder, Frances Mooie, Ida T. ch:r
ren. Zcla Elliott, IKdla Fran-, Minn
Kaffenberger, Elizabeth Hall. Mnttie
Gapen, Kelith Gr.pen, Mary Ro.
crar.s, Janet Pat t err on. Ilkai'T
Schulhof, Cathciine Schrr.ck and Lola
Showing Much Imprc emcnt.
fro m Krl d a y"s La M , .
Mrs. Allen J. Reeso.i, who is at the
Immanel hospital in Omaha i-eeovering
from an opeiation, i.-, repoitod as do
ing nicely and her fa.nily and attend
ing physicians are very hopeful for
her early recovery and her restoration
to her family and home in this city.
Mrs. Rceson was feeling so much im
proved today that her little daughters
were able to visit at the hopital with
the mother for the fiit time since she
wa- taken there.
Stttles With Woodman Accident Co.
From Friday's Daily.
Phil T. Pecker, one of
3 for 25c
t ..4 :
Boys' Heavy Knit Sweaters
Fleece Lined Union Suits.
Shirts, biues and fancies . . .
These are prices you can save money
THE DEM0GRAT1G BAN
QUET I IPORTAilT
This week is one that will ba filled
Vvi'.n a number of notable events, and
SURPRISED ill 000
PH'eat many of '
; l ,4' ... i i:
emocratic b a n u e
will Le the bi dollar
on Thursday even
ts' lu.'l, at which the
will take part in a ".-cat united rect
inc to the distinguished numbers of
the j-aity who wiil b-.t present as the
fper.kc'is of the evening. Attorney
lejrnl representatives the state
had in recent years, will be pres-
that ha-.e bee-!
to tlie rcp"e
in the cojn.tj
: i: i re. I v. ill be
re -sav:e of .'rood
..n tat ives of the
. which they can
well worth h?ar-
.mber;- of the state of
irclu lirv' Ciovernor
Mo. chead. will be present if it is pos
sible for them to eet away from their
duties and join tlie Cass county boys
in tr.eii- irathor.r.r. The la iit s ol the
.St. Ma-y's CiuibI are to serve the din
ikt at Ceates' had and it is desired
years or of the ch.
iho city, an 1 it i ; oi '.
resident rc-tair..; ar.-l
that he notices th
radical change that
all parts of the city
have been, v.e are j.;;;
best and la. tinr imj
city. It was only a f w
a foiiner Plattsmouth
. . ... i r i.
;;o i'e:novei irom i:e:e in tr
nineties, and he was more tiai.i plea
eil at the improvements that had bj-..!i
made in all parts cf the city, bo'h in
i he ledden.t section, Wei! as i i tie
lU.-ir,e-s part of the Jty. New ln?me-i
and business houses :.A Lee;i eivcted.
the old frame building's eli'av.d fioni
:r pcojvle have
irr. rr jvements
a ti:e parrt few
v which, have
i out all over
when a former
iews th.e town
us occurretl in
ail of the-e
tc .;;', for the
.vement of the
lays e eo that
mail came i.i
eai ! v
enc i a I
ent younr farmer of this section of
the county, has received a settlement
from the Woodman Accident Insur
ance company which settled his claim
in full for his accident which occur
red a few weeks airo, and from v.hicl
he has just recovered. Mr. Pecker is
well pleased with the settlee rant se
eureu and desires to express r.is
thanks to the Woodman company for
their prompt and business-like settle
ment and assures evervone that the
ocmpany can be depended upon.
be st a
: ea v
the ticket l:oi:ier.
. oi der tin
ea v.: time. ;
:"i ilov cf S:
aikw the ;
t the feast may
ad the least oi
a: co'rin!tr; m
'.embers ot tiie
pnnerity seemed tu pervade all lire-s
ef trade. This year ovi n jrreatc-r im
provement should be rv.'.ie and a ld.e.'i
Lui c of Piat-irouth
aim set for the
th.it will make it e r.
towns of the state, a;
are many t.i. auvanr.
come, . still this can
of the livest
tne i e
..cres to be over
iI - . 1 . I ,.. 4 -.-.41-. 1 . . . i . - .
fhe ?ntere--t in the jrathenn.ir operation ot every resident oi tiie com-
ih- fd'iMiv i- .i::iir intense and niuilllj.
Suffering With the (irippe
iroin Katuraay's realty.
G. P. Eastwood, the hardware man,
after sufferinir for the past week with
the prippc, was compelled to piit this
morninjr and return home and tlo bat
tie with the malady which has been
effect in ir so manv of late, hut it. is all
the family can do to keep our old
friend in, as he feels he should be on
duty at the store.
25 lbs of granulated sugar
10 lbs Langhorsts Special
Blend Coffee $2.50
L. M. McVey of nerr Union was in
the city toelay for a few hours lock
ing after some trading with the mer
chants and visiting with friends.
In order to introduce this
special blend coffee we make
he very liberal offer above
OR 30 DAYS-CASH
WITH ORDER. An absolute
guarantee of satisfaction cr
money refunded. Mail your
L F, LANGHQRSTi-
many of the democrats from
:ion wiil be resent. Every
democrat who can find the time to I
psave should bc present and par
ticipate in the meeting and by their
efforts and jr.esei.ee aid in the ad
vancement of the best interests of the
Subscribe for the Journal.
CARL fi. OERBGBEN TAKEN
to the mma hospital
ih.is moj-r.mir Larl A. berire.ren was
taken to Omaha, where he wiil be
I'laced in the Immaiaael hosjutal to!
take treatment for stomach trouble
from which h.e bias been a great suf
ferer for the past several nu ntns ami
since Thanksgiving he has been con
fined to his bed and has giadaally
grown weaker until it was decided
that it was best to have him taken to
ihe hospital for treatment and an
operation, if necessary. Mr. Berggren
is quite weak and His condition 1
been the source of a great deal
wony to his family and friends, and
they will anxiously await word lrom
, . , ... i. . - ''..i. v. w..,r ni
o-j ,i sk e. luninir iii.f. m
relief in the treatment at the hospital.
V ! 1
id van ta ire
t ie 20 reduction on overcoats?
Why not be one of the lucky
fallows and get some good out
c r . . .i . . .i.
Monona was unfounded, and that our "1 uui UP lo u btraJ :
informant was not fuily suppiied w ith J overcoats, built to put the cold-
st weather on the calendar to
rrr, Co i. r-a a v'o DaIIV.
i. I "n. ....... . - . i . r
Il.u.rv Kautmnnn. rcsunnj,' souin oi
... . - t j 1
this citv states that tne article in tne
Journal in regard to his moving to
the facts, as Henry does not intend to.
leave Ca,: county or Nebraska to re
Farm for Sale.
ICO acres, L'bj miles west and Je
mile north of Murray, Neb. Good new
house of six rooms and hall. Barn for
12 head ot norscs, pity oi grameiy , ia,lm(,an S;iirts
room, double corn cno and other out- m,s
cuildings. Plenty of good water. A
snap for a short time at $150.00 per
acre. See John Colbert,
Weeping Water, Neb.
Cor hart Overalls
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