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PLATTSMOUTn SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
MONDAY, MARCH (5, 19K5.
LY SHOCKS 111 DEATH
OF MRS. HARRY WM
The community was greatly grieved
ar..l shoehed yesterday morning to
ka:n that the angc! of death had
rttka intot he city a:iJ taken ficm
th; mil-it of her family Mrs. Hairy
Craig, who hail beer, in a very critical
rendition for the part week. The blow
that falls -n the heart-broken hus
1 and ard motherless little ones 13 such
:. - u bring to them the deepest syrn
: J:y the r.tire community in their
i .era: aide loss. The death cf Mrs.
C:a:g removes one of the highest
:. :.v.-.d la.iit . who since her resi
de :.ee in this city has won many warm
I'rUr.ds by her many pleasing ways
an-i kin.ily dealing with all those
wh m .-he came in contact with.
iV-mir.g here two years ago to make
this city their home, Mr. and Mrs.
I'laij: have formed many warm
fiLndshirr- and the death of the esti
mate lady cannot lu, bring to these
f.kr.Js a .-en.'e of the deepest sorrow
i-r.d grief in the loss that they have
i her passing.
i-; r.hvays a time of greatest grief it is
ra; ticularly .-o in this case, as the lit
t'e chlMrtr f tender years and the
lit'.'.o 1 li'e
war.: the !
. - e e
only r week old must
r care v. hich a mother's
re can give. Such a bereave
- this 1. lings the greatest re-eve:yo:-..
in the city and the
will .-hare their sorrow with
e who ha 1 the pelasure of
rr l .". l
thi- estimable lady.
THE DEMOCRATIC CITY
EVENING, MARCH 11TH
.k moo tats of Plattsmouth City
i e ca:.e:
to meet in delegate conven-
S-.turday evening. March 11.
: c.V'.ock p. m., at the council
: 1:. .-dd city. The convention
n; the fctlowir.g olliccrs:
myor for the teim of one
y- !. . e city treasurer for the teim
.i t r.e yea'-, one city clerk for the
t-.v n : e". year, one city engineer for
tile t.::n of one year, two members of
th-- b .:: d of fdacativ!i for the term
of thrte ye:s each. There will also
I e i op-!' uted re rotincilman for the
Fir.-". w.rd fcr the term cf two ytars,
I'll-: "ur.cdrr.i.n from ihcs Second ward
i" .r the term of xvro ys-rr, cn.e coun
cilman for the- Third ward fcr the
.-iri of two year.":, en; ccuncilrran fcr
ihe I oji th v.t.:
'tars, :-nd c::?
tot:r.ci!r.-.a:t for tin
Fi.'ih wani for the t?:r.i of two ycarr.
thc Fi -3t ward at the
.:'. ( -." her; f?cc.-.J ward. Turner
rd; Third ward. Man speaker's ham;
rth ward. Journal o:nce;
v.. !. inch's -tore. Th
;h 11 P.- held at
o'clock p. ni. on Sat-
uiday. Maich 11th.
The of rrnrcscntaticn in the
cenvtntion will or.o dee'gate for
each tn otcs ca.it for John Xcmetz
for city c!e:k at the 1015 election, a3
I"i .-t ward . .
ce nd ward
I oi 'th ward
The convention will trarsact such
other business as mav come before it
J. P. FALTER, Chairman
Taken to Omaha Today.
This afternoon Mrs. J. H. Thrasher
was taken to Omaha where she wil
enter the Immanuel hospital to take
ticatmtnt and consult the specialists
Mrs. Thra.-her has not been well for
the pat few weeks and it is thought
best to have her taken to the hospi
tal where the specialists will deter
mine what is best to be done to relieve
he- sickness. It is to be hoped that
th? will find the needed relief and
scc.:i be able to return home to her
family restored to her accustomed
Another Ilig Wolf Hunt.
Another big wolf hunt has been pro
jected for next Wednesday, March 8,
wt-st of this city. The limitations set
for the hunt are the east line at Cul
lorn, the west line at Cedar Creek,
south to Louisvilla road and casl to
the Decker school house. The meeting
places for hunters to assemble will be
as follows: East line at August Keil's
and Ed. Decker's farms, north line,
Hugh Alexander; south line, John
Meisinger's and Henry Horn's farm
and west line at Cedar Creek. There
will he a shoot and hot lunch served at
the establishment of S. J. Reames at
Cedar Creek. . . . .'
Office supplies at the Journal oilice.
MRS. HENRY LAHODA RE
TURNS HOME FROM HOS
PITAL MUCH IMPROVED
Yesterday Mrs. Henry Lahoda, who
for the p.ast several weeks has been
at St. JcscphV, hospital in Omaha re
covc; ing from the effects of an opera
lien, was able to return home to her
family in this city feeling a great deal
improved since the operation. Mr.
Lahoda was a visitor in Omaha yes
terday mid accompanied his wife
heme fror. the hospital. It will be
.e:y pier: ing to the many friends of
this est:. viable lady to learn that she
is showing such improvement and it
will be their sincere wish that she
may continue to show a gain for the
better. Mrs. Lahoda has not been in
the best of health for some time and
it is a pleasure to learn she has
benefited som uch by her treatment.
IN MISS HEISEL'S ROD
AT CENTRAL BUILDIN6
From Saturday's Daitv.
I-hiday morning the pupils of Miss
Anna Heisel at the Central building
of the schools gave a mo.t enjoyable
piogiam which they had prepared for
the occasion anil invited the pupils
of Mr. Elmer Frans to join them in
the pleasures of the gathering. The
program was one that was enjoyed
throughout by everyone of the young
people and included several exception
ally clever number;-. Miss Marie Wil-.-on
gave a very pleasing leading,
"Kentucky Bll,'' which va received
with mmked favor. A "u:l! given by
Henrietta Wamtr uii.. Kuth Hall, Myi-i
tie Peterson, Lillian Carstens ar..i j
Rose Eclahlovy, was one of the pleas
ing features of the program and re
flected great credit upon the young
ladies taking part. Miss Ruth Hall as
Evurgeiir.e and Marjciie Chambers as!
'an Indian maid tell of the exile of J
tli Aicadian. During the ;:econd ;
rart of the program a very pleasing
time was spent in listening to the ma-'
?ic of the victrola under the direction !
of Mr. Fran.'-, while Miles Altmun
contributed a most annrenriate violin'
rulo which was verv much eii ic-cd :
an.l ihoweil the abilitv of this vou;g !
man. The pupils of the room cf Mi.-s i
TVnrl Sfn-K- ;.U., vo n v.irv hrt
rilf-i i i- t nrn T'.!Pi ftr- tHn T-iiTir!
cf the room ot Mrs. Mae Morgan, who
were their gue;;ts.
FGHTY-nVO GEtslS TO
00 OVER THE DuFiliK3-
TC?i TQ OMAHA HQWi
to Omaha over
peiled to pay forty-two cents instead
cf thirty-eight cents for one fare, un
der th: new tariff sent out by the
cornprny. This rate is a straight' two
cents a mile, as it is twenty-one miles
over the Burlington, to the metropolis
from this city, but heretofore the Bur
iington has met the rate over the Mis
souri Pacific of thirty-eight cents, but
iince that road had rahed to thue
cents a mile the Burlington will oper
ate under the straight two-cent fare.
This is still consideiably lower than
the rate on the Missouri Pacific which
is fifty-seven cents from Plattsmouth
LEONARD MEISIfiGER WINS
PRIZE FOR WINDOW DRESSING
From Saturday's Dally.
ine rjiyiepiur. clothing company
held a nation-wide window dressing
contest in which prbrcs were given for
the most attractive and tasteful win
clow displays made of the famous
Styleplus clothes, and in the class of
cities from 2,000 to 5,000 population
Plattsmouth has captured the first
prize, ine window display was made
by the firm of C. E. Wcstcott's Sons,
the local representatives of the Style-
plus company and the window was ar
ranged and decorated by Leonard
Meisinger, the artistic window dresser
of the firm, and it is a worthy recog
nition of his excellent work in the
awarding of the first prize of 25 to
this window. Mr. Meisinger has splen
did ability in this line and has several
times received most flattering com-
medation for his window dressing
which he well deserves.
Farm Position Wanted.
..Man with family wants poistion on
farm, - with: residence.. . Lifetime ex
perience in work. Inquire of II. M.
Gentry, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
YEAR PARTY AT THE
From Friday's Daily.
Tuesday evening on the odd day of
the year the S. S. club wended their
way over to a boy friend's home and
escorted him to the Sattler home on
High School hill where they enter
tained at a leap year party.
On their ariival the guests proceed
ed to make merry and indulged in var
ious games until at length the boys
were requested to write a recipe for a
cake and in this contest Hilt Martin
was successful, capturing the favor
from his opponents. Music was fur
nished, other games were played and
later they all adjourned to the dining
room which was beautifully decorated
in the club colors of pink and green,
bows flowing from the chandelier an:!
the place cards were in the cohr
scheme of pink and green, while niir:
ca: nations and ferns ail-jined. After
the refreshments had been served a
prophecy was read which pi edict;: J
good for ail and portrayed the ambi
tions of many of those piesent. A hut
trimming contest was held and in this
the favor v. as awarded to Harold Hull.
Then more games v.tvj continued ?.r.d
it was a very hue hour when the party
brvke up whiio the girls as hostesses
received many thanks from the guests
for the pleasant evening that they had
derived from the paity.
V?UULfi-?L. ?fc9H ILL.
I..:, t even!
ttv :Oio: e o o ci act;
14 1 1
ic of the prominent re-
Kknts ot ine csiv ar.-i c!;e oi uit? ue
krrown men in this .-ection if the coun
ty, was sudderdy taken very ill whilj
in the loluy of the postt it'ice and for
some time w;is i'; a set mlngly v.nco!:
rcio condition, and making it neces
sary to have a cab convey h'm to hi-;
home or; Pearl street. Mr. Albert wns
-tandlr.g in the lobby of the jio.-tefi'iee
waiiir-.g ai:til th j mail was ditribt.t
etl and was appaivp.lly in the hesc of
Wl -l l'-';i
:e cenvv.rsea with a number
1 ri e : i I1- wn .v., v : . j t wa : - i . ; g.
san: to the li"or .-uiterir.g iiom
intiag rpxdl which grerxily a la it
: th-O.-C Who WO! O I !1 tit'..
Wi . f i in I : iit'tiii'-i . Fii ii
........... , -
vtr; until a c. i
V .tS Cldy a 1 CV. niiK.
j ai 1
I into whi'-h the s:ck man wa.
p;af. o ai!i taken to his home where
j medical a.-sista;
e 'as summoned aid
ii : r re v : : t. :
r e t was ! ';!.. g.'it out oi !:nger
-i-. r.,i- ..r a
war. able to egxin con. cior -:.e-r
ir still in a very .'-eriou
his family and friends are very an.v-iou-;
as lo ttie outco.ne of tile iilne--'
which seems to . in the nature of i n
attaek oJ heart trouble. It is to he
hope.! that our old friend will soon
tally froin the attack and be al.ie to
c ,' i e ;;i) again as usual a.; his ab. ence
will he keenly felt by his friends and
BASKET BALL TEAM
From Saturday's Daily.
The Plattsmouth high school basket
ball team with all kinds of handicaps
to mar their effectiveness last evening
staged a senrational game at Elrn
wood with the team representing that
school, and while defeated by the
icovc of V) to 11 played a most bril
liant game throughout and this in
view of the fact that Larson an..
Ma: shall, two of the experienced mci
of the team, were not in the game
me oattie was one mat held the clos
est attention of the spectators from
the stait to the finish when a luc!
f t n .i .
oariK irom the wall won the muen
needed basket for the Llniwood boys.
The team of the local school has been
operating in hard luck in the last few
weeks, owing to the loss of their reg
u!ar center, but are gradually getting
back in form with the new players
and new plays, which they are using,
While not in the hopes of being able to
carry oil the game at Elmwood, the
boys put uj) a game that will long be
discussed and their showing is ore
they can well alford to feel proud of.
The team will go to Lincoln on
Wednesday morning to enter the state
tournament and are scheduled to play
the High school team of Friend tn
Wednesday afternoon. There will
likely b'j quite a number of the
Plattsmouth f.tns accompany the boys
to see their showing against the fart
teams out in the state.
Mrs. Earl R. Travis wa3 a passeng
er this morning for Omaha, where she
will visit for the day with relatives
Files for County Assessor.
From Friday's Dally.
Yesterday another filing was made
in the political race, when Homer Mc
Kay of this city filed for the repub
lican nomination for the office of coun
ty assessor, subject to the wishes of
the voters at the primaries on April
ISth. Mr. McKay has been a resident
of this city for years ami has never
heretofore been engaged actively in
ANOTHER GASS COUNTY
NOTORIETY IN LINCOLN
From Saturday's Dally.
In the university circles in Lincoln
there is a young man who comes of
one of the foremost families of Cass
ctnr.ty who is making his mark in the
musical woild through his composi
This young man, C. LeRoy Meisinger,
has taken a very prominent part in
the annual production of the Kosmet
Klub, the dramatic organization of
the university, as he composed the
greater part cf the witching music
of the operetta. 'A Knight of the
ymphs" which was given by the stu
dent . at the Oliver theater on Friday
evening, February 13. The critics
present at the operetta speak very
h'ghly of the delightful music of the
offering, a greater part of which came
from the pen cf Mr. Meisinger, and
its tuneful strains was of a very high
standard and the composer was in per
ioral charge of the orchestra during
th? performance of the operetta. Mr.
rdeh-increr is a son of John I). Mcisin
ger, who resides at Lincoln where h
is engaged in the lumber business, an.
the young man is a grandson of the
late Pals Meisinger one of the pio
r.eors of Cass countv. It is with great
p-easure that t!v re'atives and friend
o" the farr.il v in -this count: learn of
the wondrrful progress of Mr. Mcis
ir ger at the university, and it is safe
to say that a brilliant future await
him in th v.r:l 1 of music for which
he has such a talent. The program of
the operetta has a handsome half-tone
c: the composer in its pages.
Still Very Sick.
From 5:i tn rl a Vo pal'v.
Clans Iloetel, who was taken sick
f-evcial days ago hy a severe attack
of the ;rrippe is reported as showing
very little si.ns of improvement ami
nis co'untion is stun as to cause his
'Y.mily much apprehension of an at
tack of pneumonia which in his weak
o.ned condition and aovancetl age
makes it very serious. Mrs. Doete
i aho suffering from a very had case
of the grippe.
CALLED TO BROKEN BOW
m ACCOUNT OF ILL-
NESS OF SISTER
r'rom Saturday's Dally.
This morning C. H. Vallery ani
Walter Vallery departed on the early
Iluvlington train for Uroken Bow
Neb., where they were called by the
seiious illness of their sister, Mrs.
Carl Seiglcr. The message was re
coived yesterday afternoon too late
of the Messrs. Vallery to leave on the
evening train and they were compelled
to wait until this morning before leav
ing for the bedside of the sister. An
ether brother, J. R. Vallery, is out in
the state on his ranch and all efforts
(o reach him by t?!phone faild, as it
was desired that he join his brothers
in their journey to the sister's bedside
It will be the source of great regret
to the many friends of Mrs. Seigler
in this county to learn of her serious
School Teachers Visit Shops.
From Saturday's Pall. .
This morning a large number of
the fair young school teachers of the
county who were attending the special
leading circle made a visit to the Bur
lington shops where they spent an
hcur locking over the different sights
cf this great establishment which is
operating in full blast turning out
material and cars for use on the sys
tem. The only drawback of the oc
casion was the illness of one of the
young men clerl:3 in the repair de
partment, which prevented him acting
as guide for the party.
$100 Reward, $100
The n-uil.-rs of this ihtt will ho nlf',l to
I'-aru tlmt tlicrc Is at l'-iist ont dreaded dls.'a-
that si'lfiiPi lias liceti able to rur In all lt
Mairos, and that N Cutarrti. llall a Catarrh Cure
1 tho only positive cure uiw kuonn tu the nied-l'-al
fraternity. Catarrh lieinif a constitutional
disease, requires a constitutional treatment.
Halls Catarrh Cure Inkcn Ini.rnulu- m.tli.i,
directly nixin the hliK.il and mucous Mirfnre of
the nvHteiii. tLcrebr desf riirliin- Din f.,iin.li.H.,n
f't the disease, and pIvliiR the patient strenKtb
hy buildiiiK up the constitution and assisting na-
rn much faith In It ciirativn min-xru thnt- th
ui- in uoiiiir irs wr. 'i no nronnorora nnva
offer One Hundred I)o!ar for any case that It
tans it cure. M'Dd ror list or testimonials.
Address F. J. criEXEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all Druggists. 75c.
Take Hail' Family FUls fox conaUpatloo.
S3. 50 to
jEGREE of honor en
joy PLEASANT MEET
ING LAST EVENING
From Friday'? Daily.
Last evening the members of the
Degree of Honor enjoyed a very
pleasant meeting at their lodge rooms
in the A. O. U. V. building, which was
cjuite largely attended by a large
number of the membership of the
order. Mrs. Mayme Cleaver of Lin
coln, grand chief of honor of tho De
gree of Honor, was a visitor with the
lodge and gave a short address to the
membership which was much enjoyed
and added greatly to the pleasures of
the evening. The evening was also j
made very pleasant by a most ele
lightful program, which had been pre
pared in honor of th.e event. The De
gree of Honor is one of the leading ,
fraternal orders of the city and its
meeting last evening was one of the
rarest pleasure as well as interest to!
nil of the members present, who, de
spite the stoimy weather conditions,
had jrathcred to irreet their chief of
honor and enjoy the gathering that
had been arranged lor their benefit.
The musical program given was one
of exceptional worth and every one
of the young people taking part ac
quitted themselves in fine shape and
their efforts were appreciated to the
utmost. Piano numbers were given
by Catherine Waddick, Agr.es Bajeck
and Ruth Moffett, which demonstrated
the talent of these yovng ladies, while
Robert Kroehler gave a very delight
ful violin solo, the accompaniment be
ing played by Miss Elizabeth Bajeck,
and this added very much to the
pleasures of the evening. Dainty and
delicious refreshments were served at
a suitable hour, adding a great deal
to the enjoyment of those in attend
LADIES MEET IN A KENSING
TON AT HENRY OFE HOME
From Saturday's Dally.
The ladies on Wintersteen Hill held
a most delightful afternoon party and
kensington yesterday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Henry Ofe. The ladies
brought their fancy work and spent
the afternoon in a most delightful
manner, plying the busy needle while
sociability reisrnetl . supreme. At a
suitable time a most delicious and
dainty luncheon was provided by the
hostess, which was likewise most
thoroughly enioved. An hour or so
devoted to a little further social time
and then the guests departed for their
homes, very much indebted to the
hostess for the delightful afternoon
they had spent.
Those in attendance were Mesdames
A. T. Fitt, John Schulhof, Fred Kiss
ing, John Weyrich, Altman, Mattie
lerold, Percy Fieldo and Henry Ofe.
You occasionally see it stated that
colds do not result from cold weather,
That is rank foolishness. Were it
true colds would be as prevalent in
miusumemr as in mmwineei.
, T I
microbe that causes colds flourishes in
lamp cold weather. To get rid of a
ml.? fnkfi Chamberlain's Cough Rem-
edv. It is effectual and is highly rec-
ommended by people who have used it ing of each day and gives ample op
for many years as occasion reciuired, portunity to everyone to attend.
and know its real value. Obtainable
P. H. Meisinger, jr., was in the city
Saturday for a few hours attending to
some trading with the merchants and
visiting with friends and relatives.
The Hat that
This Seasons Most Successful Model made by
Jno. B. Stetson Co. for this Store.
The new Spring Stetsons are here and among them one special
model made specially for us. This model is the "Angle so
named because it looks good from any angle. It has distinctive
style and character and is adapted to all ages from I 7 to 70.
A dozen different men can wear it in as many different ways the col
lege fellow with a bit of a care free air the young business man with
as smart a dent as you please, or the more sedate with a"just so" crease.
It comes in pearl, seal, moselle, glen gray, marine and black with band
to harmonize or match. It is becoming to 90 men in 100. It is the hat
of the season. Standard Stetson Quality in all sizes at $4.
C. E. Wescott's Sons
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
E. A. Lorenz, et ah, to C. H.
Fuller, part NE quarter
14-12-13. Consideration . .?(J,000.00
John Uerggann to T. E.
Todd, part NE quarter 3-
12-13. Consideration .... 8,750.00
Mrs. V. L. Pickett to J. W.
Elliott, part SW quarter
3H-13-13. Consideration .. 8,000.00
J. II. Be'cker to Mary A.
Kaffenberger, south half
NYV quarter 24-12-12.
R. M. Wiles to T. L. Wiles,
noith half NE quarter,
20-11-13; part NW quar
ter 20-11-13. Considera
William Sheehan to Charles
Ward, SW quarter, part
west half SE quarter 18-
11-12. Consideration 2(3,950.00
I. N. Woodruff to C. F. Pool,
et ah, NW quarter, part
SW quarters, NE quarter,
part NE quarter, SW
quarter 35-11-11. Con-
William Edgar to B. W. Gib
son, SW quarter 13-11-11.
P. E. Hay to G. A. Bird. NW
quaiier SW quarter 1G-10-11.
Sarah A. McCroi y to A. H.
Waltz, lots 1, 2 and 3,
block 1), Elmwood. Con
Henry Bickert, et ah, to C.
P. Hall, S7 quarter, ST
quarter, 20-10-10. Con
Dr. J. M. Neeloy to Emil
Bornemeier, ea?t half NW
quarter, 7-10-10. Consid
C. J. Sack to George Ruff,
part SW quarter 5-10-9.
CASS COUNTY SUNDAY
The committee having in charge the
management of the forthcoming dis
trict conventions of the Cass County
Sunday School association are very
busy arranging for the meetings,
which will be held on April 4, 5 and G
in this county. The first district, com
posed of the Sunday schools of Platts-
mouth. Cedar Creek, Mynard, Murray
and Union, will meet at Plattsmouth I
.i -i ii.. i
On April -lin, wuue ins seeeuiu uisuau
will hold their session on April 5th at j
Weeping Water, and the third district j
on April 6th at Wabash.
The program committee is arrang
ing to have splendid meetings at each
of these places and speakers and
teachers whose thoughts cannot but
be an inspiration io tne memners oi
the Sunday schools will be present to
irniA i ma v.'nrmrs tno npnpnr. nr inp r
experience and thought on the ques-
tions that pertain to the advancement
of this line of work. Ine meetings
will be held in the afternoon and even-
Methods ot improving ana auvanc-
I. . a. a I Ml I
mg the organization work win oe
taken up, as well as the discussion ot
the Cass county work in attaining the i
desired goal in increase in member-
(ship by the time of the assembling I
of the state convention at alls City
makes a Hit!
See our hat window.
in June, when the different Sun jay
schools of the state will review their
work of gaining the increa.-e which
was determined cn at the last siata
The Plattsmouth Sunday 5-chools
and teachers are getting ready to tak
an active part in the district meeiir.g
which will be held in this city, and
will he well represented at all ses
sions. How to Prevent Croup.
When the child is subject to attack-;
of croup, see to it tha: he eats a light
evening meal, as an overloaded stom
ach may bring on an attack, also
watch for the first symptom hoarse
ness and give Chamberlain's Ceujzh
Remedy as soon as the child becomes
hoarse. Obtainable evei vwhere.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to vpress our thc'.rk
and appreciation for the beautif;.!
flowers sent by the Degree of Hor."
lodge. I am up and feeling much bet
ter, but am not very rpry yet.
MRS. JOHN MAURER. '
Route 1, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Sign of Gocd Digestion.
When you see a cheerful and happy
old lady you may know that she ha
gootl digestion. If your digestion is
impaired or if you do not relish your
meals take a dose of Chamberlain's
Tablets. They strengthen the stom
ach, improve the digestion and cause-
gentle movement of the bowels.
Have Become a Part
Great writers make atmos
phere for their characters bv
having them Wear 51LI b(Jl
.Harold rSfll Vvnuhf envc
"I use Stetson in my stories
because the public associates
Stetson with Genuineness and
"The idea of Stetson strength
ens the reader's conception of
the character of the man who
wears the hat."
are here, bright and cheery as
Spring itself. Our service is
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