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THURSDAY,. MAY 18. 1916.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
As further suggestions we might mention Handkerchiefs, Glove, (both silk
and kid) Collars, Collar and Cuff Sets, Hat Pins, Pin Sets, and any. number
of other items we might suggest to you at prices to suit.
Call Phones S3 or 54.
T. H. P0LL00I
Office and Salesroom
Tel. No. 1.
6-Cylinder 7-Passengcr Touring Car $1145.00
To date the Willys-Overland Company has manufactured and shipped
over 125,000 1916 Model Automobiles, which is more than double of any
automobile manufacturer with the exception of one. It is also more cars
than the Overland Co. themselves made for 1914 and 1915 combined. We
have cars of each model in stock and will be pleased to demonstrate same.
JOHN BAUER, Agemt "
JUST A FEW SUGGESTIONS
All the new shades in solid colors, black and
white stripes and polka pots, at per pair.
Trays, Buffers, Files, Combs, Hair Receivers, Powder Jars,
Hat Brushes, Etc., at all prices.
Ivory Fans, Plain White, and Ivory Ostrich Feather Fans
delicate shading, the very latest.
Tokio Leather, White, Buff and Gray Kid,
new shapes in black leather, at prices rang
ing from 65c to
HARE TREAT TO MUSIC
'"The Eo?e Maiden,' whbh is to be
given by the choir and nice club of
the Methodist church on next Friday
evening, is one of the most beautiful
musical entertainments that has ever
been offered in this city and a preat
deal of care and preparation has been
made for its presentation by these
two talented organizations. It is a
treat well worth while and there will
be no admission charged to the enter
tainment, and the silver offering
taken will be devoted to the purchase
of new music for the use of the musi
cal department of the church.
R. B. Windham was a passenger
this morning for Omaha, where he
was called to look after some matters
" Willys-Knight 1125.00
" Model 83 Overland 695.00
" 75 " 615.00
75 " 595.00
We Live to Serve
PURCHASES FINE HORSES.
William Hild, a former resident of
Cass county and at present engaged
in farming near Brady, Neb., has been
here this week visiting, and while
here purchased a fine thoroughbred
Percheon stallion of James W. Sage,
the horse man of this city. Mr. Hild
denies to have the best possible stock
for his farm and in securing this fine
registered animal certainly has one
that will be found to be one of the
host animals that money can buy. The
horse will be shipped tomorrow to
Brady. The horses owned by Mr.
Sage are among the best in the state.
There is nothing more enjoyable
than a good cigar and the "Eagle''
and "Exquisito" made by Herman
Spies are among the best in the
f. o. b. Toledo, Ohio
I Peter Coyle of Wayne, a veteran of
the civil war, has Just received honor
able discharge and a pension from the
government after having been listed
I for nearly fifty years as a deserter.
Many Nebraska Methodists approve
the action of the subcommittee in rec
ommending to the -Methodist confer
ence at Saratoga Spriifgs tjjat the ban
on dancing and card playing be lifted.
While on his way to Coleridge to
take a train for Omaha, Rev. V. Heft
ner was stricken with cerebrai hem
orrhage and was carried into a farm
house, where he died in a few hours.
The food, drug and oil department
for Aprjl made a total of 2,028 inspec
tions, of whfca 739 were cars of oil
and gasoline. There were 131 sani
tary orders issued and four prosecu
tions. The necessity of Increasing public
improvements forced a total city levy
of 37 mills by the Hastings council, an
Increase of 9 mills in a year, of which
nearly l mill is for the only municipal
band in the state.
Victor "Westcott of Ravenna, em
ployee of a traction sawmill outfit,
met death while moving from one lo
cality to another. A bridge over a
small stream broke down and West
cott was caught in the machine.
As the result of a lovers quarrel.
Ruth Embody, a nineteen-year-old
Lincoln girl,' shot herself with a re
volver, dying almost instantly. Her
lover, George McWifliams, has been
held In jajl pending investigation.
Sale of 3,520 acres of state school
land, largely to settlers thereon, in
Custer. Logan and Dawson counties.!
will be considered by the state hoard
of equalization this week. The pro
ceeds will go to the state school fund.
The Oregon trail monument near
L.ewellenwill be unveiled and dedi
cated May 26, at the Tatterson grave
in Ash Hollow, one of the historic
spots along the old trail. Governor
Morehead and other state officers will
. Western railroad men assert that
the annual sheep shearing has been
completed in Colorado and that the
gangs are at work in Wyoming and j
western Nebraska. The prospects.'
they say, are for the largest wool
clip in several years.
Henry Roberts, owner of several ele
vators and lumber yards in northeast'
Vftltroel-fl o o fnimil rlAfwl fit lifa -
n T.Lom,!, Pvrv nll,tlm
pointed to Mr. Roberts having died
while suffering from a hemorrhage of
either stomach or lungs.
A composite statement of the ro
suits of the recruiting campaign con-!
duced during the last fifty-eight days
to bring into the regular army the ad
ditional 20,000 authorized by con
gress shows th.U the Omaha district
has produced ninety-two recruits that
Data relative to the Nebraska con
stitution and to the cost of amending it
has been prepared by A. K. Sheldon,
director of the legislative reference
bureau, at the request of the Nebras
ka Popular Government league, which
is supporting a movement for a new
A check drawn on the National
Bank of Commerce of Lincoln by the
Superior National bank for $10,000 the
dflv the latter bank failed will not
have to be paid by the Lincoln bank, i
which received the check the follow
ing day, according to the opinion of
the supreme court.
As the result of a desperate hand-to-hand
encounter between Tolice
Captain John Briggs and James Jones,
a negro murderer, in a house at South
Pistol wound which mav nrove fatal.
while the captain Is nursing a cheek
from which a solid chunk was bitten
by the negro.
The University of Nebraska has pre
pared a booklet setting forth the ad
vantages of a college education and
particularly the facilities offered by
the Nebraska university. It is ad
dressed to graduates of Nebraska
Employees of various,public service
corporations of the state find it easy
to enforce difficult or absurd rules by
insisting that the railway commission
commanded them to do so. That Is
the excuse which the commlssjon now
says has been given in many instances.
According to Insurance Commission
er Eastham, seventy-three Nebraska
farm and village mutual assessment
fire and tornado !rsurance companies
last year wrote $65,000,000 of new
business and had at risk a little bet
ter than $335,000,000 Insurance on
County Judge "NValden of Beatrice
rendered his decision jn the John and
Joseph Gay guardianship matter, find
ing that the two brothers are mental
ly incompetent to 3ook after their af
fairs and appolnlng II. Lacy as guard
ian of John Gay and G. T. Stephenson
as guardian of Joseph Gay. The two
are well-to-do farmers residing near
Nebraska Js to be advertised on a
new. plan. The publshers of sixteen
newspapers of Nebraska are footing
the bill, which amounts to $6,000. Dur
ing the first week. In June, twenty-five
advertising experts of New York, Phil
adelphia and Boston will be brought
to Nebraska, for a trip over the state
In a special train for the purpose of
showing them Nebraska's resources.
Commandant Walsh of the Grand
Island soldiers home and the state
board of control have filed answer in
the injunction suit of William II. Kear
ney, the member recently ordered dis
charged because he was amply able
to provide for himself. The answer
alleged that Kearney was not admit
ted legally, not being dependent or
nnablo to -earn a living by disability
received during the war or otherwise.
RELEASE OF JUDGMENT IN
THE DOVEY ESTATE
Yesterday afternoon a release of
judgment was filed in the district,
court in the case of Oliver C. Doveyj
vs. George E, Dovey and Horatio N. j
Dovey by the plaintiff fettling the
case. This matter has been in court i
for the past several years and was
decided by the supreme court of the
state on appeal'm favor of the plain-)
tiff, Oliver C. Dovey, who received
$59,021.45 as Uhe - settlement of the
case. This 'covers the share of the
plaintiff in the estate of E. G. Dovey,
CLUB MEETING TONIGHT
This evening at the Commercial
club meeting P. A. Wells, one of the
prominent attorneys of Omaha, and
president of the George Washington
Highway association, together with
P. H. Dermont, secretary of the asso
ciation, will be in the city and meet
with the tlub to ,a' before it a num
ber of plans that are being made to
aid in the construction of this great
national highway from Savannah, Ga.,
to Seattle, Wash., and which will pass
through this city. The Washington
highway, stretching from the south
ern to the northern part of the coun
try, lies through the heart of the
United States and is really the most
scenic and interesting route that has
been planned as a part of the system
of national highways. Both of the
visitors are gentlemen who have made
a close study of the proposition and
are in a position to furnish some very
valuable information to the citizens of
Plattsmouth who are interested in the
new route inasmuch as it will pass
"lrCUgn thjS City
from Kansas City
to maha. Come out and hear some
thing that will be of value in under
standing the new national highway.
ORDER OF EASTERN
STAR ENJOY A MOST
Last evening the members of the
order of Eastern Star enjoyed a most
interesting and pleasant meeting at
the rooms in the Masonic temple,
which was attended by a large num
ber of the members. At the session
of the lod?re initiation was conducted
and some time spent in carrying out
the ritualistic work of the order in
conferring membership upon Miss
Nettie Morgan. At the close of the
lodge meeting the ladies adjourned to
the banquet hall, where most tempt
ing refreshments of ice cream, straw
berries, cake and coffee were served,
which added very much to the delights
of the Peasant gathering. The ladies
of he Eastern Star have a most pros
perous and active chapter in this city
and their meetings are always filled
with the greatest interest to the mem
bership, which is steadily growing in
Do Your Moving and
Kinds of Hauling!
Fire Insurance One Year
Fire and Theft Insurance 1 Year
"We write your insurance at the same
rate each year if we get the insurance
on your new cars.
T. H. FOLLQGEI,
This Coupon and 98c Gets a $1.50 Aluminum Kettle!
May 10th to 20th
Any store that sells "Wear-Ever" Aluminum Ware
may accept this coupon and 98c inpayment for one
"Wear-Ever" six-quart Preserving Kettle, which
sells regularly at $1.50, provided you present the
coupon in person at our store before May 20, lyifi,
writing your name, address and date of purchase.
Only one kettle sold to a customer.
The Aluminum Cooking Utensil Co ,
LITTLE BABE DIES.
Early this morning a little daughter
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Klinger at their home on the Weten
kamp faun, near Mynard, but the lit
tle one lived only a few minutes, pass
ing away shortly after its birth. Mrs.
Klinger, the mother, is doing as well
as could be expected under the cir
cumstances. Henry Sass, of Louisville, was in
the city a few hours today, coming
down on the Schcuyler for the. tran
saction of some business matters.
TO BE GIVEN AT THE
AUSPICES OF LADIES GYMNASTIC CLUB
SUNDAY, MAY 21
Omaha, South Omaha and Plattsmouth Ladies and
Gents Gymnastic Teams will Give Fancy
Drills and Gymnastic Exhibitions.
Afternoon Gentlemen, 25c; Ladies and Children, 10c
Evening Gentlemen, 25c; Ladies Free
Dance Afternoon and Evening
gj MUSIC BY HOLLY'S ORCHESTRA
Gift Suggestions for
Favored items for the big event will be found here in
Hat Pins, pair ,25c to 35c
Ivory Articles 25c to $3.00
Fancy Parasols $1.00 to $5.00
Silk Gloves .50c to $1.25
Long Silk Gloves. 95c to $1.50
Neckwear 25c to $1.00
Hand Bags ' . . . 75c to $2 50
Coin Purses (wear on cord around neck) 65c
Neckwear Cords (new ones) 35c
Pearl Beads 25c to $2.00
Tricot Silk Underwear $1.50 to $3.00
Handkerchiefs of Linen 15c to $1.50
" Crepe de Chine 19c to 25c
New Blazer Stripe Skirting in the popular shades Copcn,
Rose and Green, yard wide just the thing for the sport
skirt you'll surely want when June comes,
price yard 50c
E. G. Dovey & Son
DEGREE OF HONOR NOTICE.
The Degree of .Honor lodge will
meet in regular session at the lodge
rooms tomorrow (Thursday) evening
at 8 o'clock. The captain and team
of the Nebraska City lodge will be
present to assist in initiating a large
class of new members. A number of
members of the Nehawka lodge will
also be present. All members and
their husbands are invited to be pres
ent. Come to The Journal for fine sta
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