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THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER, 7, 1 1) 1 C.
VLA TTSMOUTI1 SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
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A Statewide. Noipctisan '
Organization of Tux-
VESL.CV P. ADK MS
DR. C. C. ALLISON
Z. M . BAIR3 " 1
J. L. BAKER
J. W. BENPCS I
ALFRED pr? ATT 1
CAS. H. BROV.'N .
REAL ESTATE INVEITMENTI
W-: J. 6 UR5ESS
HABRY V. BUKKLEV
W. M. BUSHMAN
LOUIS E. CEETS
STOCK MAN. KEAHNIT
. M. FA ! n F I Ek. D
HEAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
JOHN N. FBEMra
RE AL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
EjR. R. GIL-MORE
RMr!iC!AN ANO lUBStOH
T. V. GCLJEN
CAPITALIST, r- NT!LL
J. J. HANISHtN
. FRFD P. HUNKCn
(TTr'RNEY. W'ft POINT
FRANK P JOHNSON
CAHA TRiNTINa CO.
C. J. KARBACM
HON- J. T. KFELEY
P. J. K "LLY
FRANK B. KENNAi:n
B LJ r t ATT A
RANCH OWNFR. TEKAMAM
E. M. F. L:FL:n
O. V. . MEGEATH
Coal. rRf RATOi
JOHN A. M?HRACH-
lOPH'JS F. NEBLE
FRANK A. HVi
R1lr3 r-St. rALLI C1TT
J. J. NOVAK
J. J. O'CONNOR
MERCHANT NEBRASKA ClTf .
HON. V.A-5CIN L PURfY
FT!0 FAREft COLUSEJE
JOHN c RJilwKY
J. C RCTH
W H. ECHMOLLER
THEDPPRe H. SFRK
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HARRY E . 6IHAN
PAUL F. fcKlvn
A. F. SMITH
N. A. SFIE'BERCFH
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Prohibition has not solved the crime problem
in Kansas. The best evidence on this point is
found in the First Biennial Report of the State
Board of Corrections of Kansas. (The Latest available
printed official report.)
We reproduce herewith from page 25 of the
Kansas report the list of new prisoners (605)
received at the Kansas State Penitentiary during
the two-year period ending June 30, 1914, and
the character of crimes committed.
Tallo S. For Biennial Period, Ending .Tune 30, 1914
Charsrleroi Crime N
Arson, fourth degree
Arson, third decree
Attempt, false pretense..
Assault with intent to kill
Assault with intent to commit
Assault with intent to commit rape 1
Assault with intent to rob 1
Assault with deadly wenpon 4
Attempt to commit burglary,
first degree 2
Attempt . to commit robbery,
Attempt to commit robber,
Attempt to commit burglary,
Attempt to commit rape
Attempt to comnut robberv,
st derree .
Burglary, first degree.
. . AJ
Burglary, third degree...
Burglary, second deirree
Burglary, second degree and jail
Burglary, first degree and larceny 2
Burglary, third degree and lar
Crime against nature
Concealing mortgaged property
Character of Crime
Forgery, first degree
Forgery, second degree
Forgery, third degree
Forgery, fourth degree
Great bodily harm
Larceny from dwelling
Larceny from person
Larceny from railroad
Larceny of domestic animals . .
IIanslaughter, first degree
Manslaughter, second degree.
.Manslaughter, third degree...
Manslaughter, fourth degree..
Iilisuse of mails
Murder, first degree
Murder, second degree
Receiving stolen property
Robbery, first degree
Robbery, second degree
Robbery, third degree
Selling mortgaged property...
Total - - -
. . . ' .24
. . J
Local Option and High License Mean Regulation. Pro
hibition breeds the unregulated alley joint. The alley
joint breeds criminals.
he Nebraska Prosperity League
OPPOSKD TO STATE PROHIBITION. IN I A OR OF LOCAL OPTION. HIGH LICENSE
President, I.. T. CEIOFOOT Treasurer, V. J. COAD Secretary, J. B. HAYNES
Send for our literature. OMAHA, NEBRASKA
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KANSAS COUPLE MARRIED
AT GGOP.T HOUSE YESTERDAY I
Y-f ttnlay County Jui'IlTv 1 U'C.-on vu.-
caHed ti'i t ;T:ri;;te at two very
l!ea.-ant weddings at his o'Tice in th'j
eoiirt housf, find joined two couple.? in
hi- usual piCasri.LT inar.iKT in the
i.'.imIs of wedlock. The fnt corple
married were Mr. Thomas Y'"dhou;--e
and Katie Kusy. hoth :f Cui.r, Kan..
who .soupflit ut the jud:-c to huve the
nuptial knot tied. Harry Fred Kuhl
and Mi; s IUuiuh Florence Lee of Pa
cifi;" .luneiicn v.ere the second couple
to. he joined i:i v.c::lock 1-y the court,
and departed lor their home in Mill?
''Uimy rej iicincr in their new found
happiness. Mr. Kuhl is employed on
the farm of James W. Srtire, south of
Pacific June ticn. while the bride is
one of the most popular younjr ladies
in that section of Mills countv.
VIOLENT BAIH ANO
WIND STORM HERE
ON LAST EVENiNl
FOR S A LE iV.land-Ch inv. male pig.
Inquire el C. E. Ile'Jmer, Xehawha,
A Special w eave
FOR A SPECIAL PURPOSE!
AUTO ROBES FOR SALE BY
n E fT2 Th f'i
Implement Dcrierar.d Dogc
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V . A.
Tiiis section ( f Cass county was vis
ited hy ore of the heaviest storms of
the summer last nicrht between 7:
and i o'clock and while the rainfall
in this city v:is only slight a few miles
south of here the storm was most in-
tense and accompanied bv a h:$rh wind.
!The rain came down in sheets and in
ithe nei'hboikood of Pock Diuiis iinr;
several miles north the corn suffered
a irreat (leal from both the wind and
rain nrd on h.illsiees r. jrreat deal was
washed out. Hock Creek was filled
to overflowing by the deiuo and in
places overflowed the low lands caus
ing a rev.t deal f.f damage. Several
of the farmers suffered the loss of
poultry from the rain and hi;rh water
while the apple tree.-; in a number of
localities were stripped ,f their fruit.
.t tht farm of Lafe Nelson, five mi'es
south of the (iv a .ere at deal of his
corn was blown d'r.vn and at the home
of Commissioner Julius Pitz his corn
was reported as heinr darnaired bv the
torm. During tiie caily part of the
evening the storm looked very b".d and
the . residents of this city feared that
we were to be vi.-ited by a heavy wird
and rain storm but it travelled .son -J.
of rhe town before breaking in its
full fury. A number of the residents
of the county who were at Lincoln at
tending the :V.ate fair experienced dif
ficulty in returning especially those
tesidinir in the southeast part of the
county and several were caught here
by the storm and compelled to remain
BALL TEAM WILL 3E
HERE NEXT SUNDAY
Stewart's Phonographs, only ?5.00,
at Davvson's, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Creejnwood will send their base ball
team flown next Sunday to undertake
to demonstrate the prreat rational
sport to the Red Sox of this city, nd
from all reports the team from the
west side city will be one that will
be a real one in every way and a
stronp: contender for the prate receipts.
The Greenwood team had expected to
be here on the opening day of the fall
festival, but owinjr to the bad weather
was forced to let the date pro, and will
try to please the crowd Sunday. The
team that is promised will be a pood
one and one that will make the Sox
cret up and po some to beat and
should be a real drawing- card for the
It is expected that a larpe delega
tion will accompany the Greenwood
team to this city and demonstrate the
loyalty of the fans of that place to
The. result of the four-srame series
last week and Monday, with a three to
one result for the Red Sox, is cer
tainly verv pleasinpr to the fans, and
they are looking forward with interest
to the struggle with Greenwood, as it
is the first time in several years that
this city has sent a ball team here to
Kit of auto tools. th owner may
have same by calnng on me and pay
ing for this advertisement and prov
ing property. Roy Howard.
From Tuesday's Dally.
Miss Lequessa Nye, of Alliance, has
been visiting at the Benschoter home
in this city during the Home Coming.
L. A. Tyson of Elmwood came in
yesterday to attend the republican
banquet and remained over today to
visit with his friends.
James Terryberry, one of the lead
ing farmers of Eight Mile Grove pre
cinct, was here last evening and at
tended the republican banquet.
Dell Hudson departed this morning
for Crete this morning in response to
a message announcing the serious con
dition of his father in that city.
T. L. Murphy, wife and little
daughter of Omaha were here over
the Home Coming, departing this aft
er noon for their home in the big citv.
J. II. I'usche of near Cedar Creek
accompanied by his son, Clarence,
came in this morning to attend the
meeting of the board of county commissioners.
Attorney C. L. Graves of Union
was here yesterday afternoon to take
ii the base ball game, and incidentally,
the republican banquet at Coates' hall
for a few hours.
Rev. J. H. Steger departed this
morning for Tecumseh, Neb., where
he proes to attend the conference of
the Evangelical church being held in
that city this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Upton, of Union,
and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Lynde, of
Springfield, Mo., were in the city for
a few hours Saturday afternoon at
tending the Home Coming.
Dr. T. J. Todd and wife and son
departed this afternoon for their home
at Kearney after an over Sunday visit
here with relatives and friends and en
joying the Home Coming.
Bert Despair, of Colorado Springs,
Colo., who was here visiting during
the Home Coming with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Despain, departed
this afternoon for his home.
Frank Boedeker, cashier of the Ne
hawka State bank, came in last even
ing from his home to spend a few
hours here attending the republican
banquet and calling upon his friends.
"George Murray returned home Sat
urday from Hot Springs, Ark., where
he has been for the past few months
taking treatment for rheumatism,
and feels much better since return
ing. Augurt Panska and August Standc-r,
two of the prominent farmers of near
Louisville, were in the city today for
a few hours, attending to some matters
with the board of county commission
ers. George Brinklow of San Antonia,
Tex., is here enjoying a visit with his
relatives and friends and on his re
turn home will be accompanied by Mrs.
Brinklow, w ho has been spending the
Miss Mary Hcnogtr and Miss Ai na
and Chas. Weide'ourg, from near
Weeping Water, who have been vislt-
irg for the past week at the home of
Iiss Gladys Sttinhauer. returned to
their home Sunday.
E. J. Harvey of Charles City, la..
who has been here visiting with his
nephew, C. A. Harvey and family,
departed this afternoon for Omaha
for a few days' visit and will then re
turn to this city to visit over Sundar.
E. C. Mickey, of Osceola, and a mem
ber of the board of control of the
Masonic Home was a visitor here over
Sunday going to Omaha this morning
to attend the board meeting-. Mr.
Mickey is a son of Ex-Governor J. II.
Mr. and Mrs. John Schwartz and
Mr. and Mrs. John Livingston from
near Iihica, Neb., were Plattsmouth
visit us Sunday and Monday, driving
dow i in the auto to spend a portion of
the Home Coming celebration in
Mrs. Julia Thomas and sons, G. B.
and A. E. came down from their home
in Omaha Saturday evening to attend
the Home Coming, and while here
were guests at the home of their
daughter and sister, Mrs. Monte
Franks and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Smith and Mr.
and Mrs. Hagood, all from near Car
son, la., were in the city yesterday
visiting at the home of the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, west of
Plattsmouth. They drove over Sun
day and returned home yesterday ow
ning. L. D. Hiatt and wife came up from
.Murray this morning and departed
this afternoon for Lincoln to attend
the state fair and from there they will
go to Rising City to visit D. W. Hiatt
and family. Mr. Hiatt is the eldest
brother of Demmie and a pieasant
visit is anticipated.
Mr. and Mrs. Monte Franks and lit
tle daughter, Aura Loune, returned
home Friday ,'cxeninjr from an ex
tended trip through the Black Hills
and Opal, S. D., where they visited
v.ih the former's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. M. Franks and their many
; friends. While there they looked after
their land interests.
Miss Alma Larson spent Labor day
with her sister, Mrs. R. E. Foster and
family, near Union.
Ed Steppatt of Blair arrived Satur
day to visit with his relatives and
friends in this locality for a few days.
Florence H. McCarty of Union was
in the city last evening attending; the
republican banquet and visiting with
James Rishel and wife returned to
their home at Glenwood this morning,
after an over Sunday visit in this city
Editor Lee Mayfield and J. M.
Hoover of Louisville were here last
evening taking; in the republican ban
quet at Coates' hall.
Hon. W. H. Newell departed yester
day morning for Marquette, Neb.,
where he will attend to a few matters
at his ranch near that place.
Rev. J. H. Presson of Lincoln, one
of the pioneer ministers of Platts
mouth, was here Sunday to attend the
Home Coming service at that church.
Mis. John Ewirg and little daught
er of Marysville, Mo., arrived yester
day morning for a few days' visit with
her mother, Mrs. Claus Speik, sr., and
Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Li-lin-tT of
Omaha came down to this city Satur
day morning: arI -spent the dy with
Mr. Lehnhoff's mother and sister, Mi. ;
Tillie, and to attend the Home Coming;
J. I. Hild and mother, Mrs. Mary
Hild of Pekin, III., who have been at
through the statu visiting" with tht ir
relatives and friends came in Satur
day to enjoy a visit at the home of .Mr.
i.nd Mrs. Henry -Horn, in the vicinity
of Cedar Creek.
Mr. and Mrs." Floyd Richard,-.. n ai,:
the proud parents of a brand i v
seven and a half pcund baby b-'.v,
which arrived at their home thi .
morning at 7 o'clock. The mother and
little son are reported as getting along
very nicely, while Floyd is wealing
the smile that won't come off.
D. C. Oclin and wife, from i:eir
Watson. Mo., were here for a few
days' visit during the homo coming
time. They came up last Saturday
and visited during- the time at tin
home of their daughter, Mrs. Ma'-:
Pries. While here Mr. ()!in w;., a
the Journal ol'ic
J. C. Thvgeson
and famiiv of Ne-
briL-L-'J I if I M'i-H'i C.-.. .....
and Labor day, vh-iting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. White ar.d
Lee Johnson, wife and two children
of Stella, Neb., arrived Saturday for
a short visit here at the home of Mrs.
Johnson's-mother, Mrs. James IligLy
Fred W. Lea nh off and family of
Omaha were here Saturday .--pending
the day with their old friend.-: a'.d
enjoying the pleasures of the Home
Misses Sophia Chaloupka. Susie
Bitner, Edith Kelley, Mary and Marie
Eiran departed yesterday morning for
Omaha where they- spent the day vis
iting with friends. -
Frank McNurlin and family of
Eight Mile Grove were in the city yes
terday taking in the Labor day cele
bration and visiting- with their many
friends for a few hours.
Mr. and Mrs. John Manners ot
Grand Island, wdio motored in from
their home for a visit at tjie home
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Manners,
have departed for their home.
James Kir.kaid and family of Coun
cil Bluffs came down Saturday even
ing and visited over Labor day here
with their relatives and friends, and
enjoyed the holiday very much.
Miss Anna Has-ler departed Sun
day morning for Lincoln, where : he
enjoyed an over Sunday visit with
her brother. Will Hasslcr and family
and other friend? in that locality.
Glenn Rutledge cf the Nehawka
News, was here Saturday, attending
the great fall festival and also taking
in the base ball game between the Red
Sox and the Omaha Gas company.
Paul Outland and wife of Omaha
returned home yesterday morning
after a visit in this city over Sunday
with relatives and friends and enjoy
ing the Home Coming celebration.
P. H. Meisinger and wife and son
Carl, and daughter, Mir-s Lena, were
in the city yesterday for a few hours
looking after a few matters of busi
ness and taking in the celebration.
Elmer Hallstrom of the Murray
State bank, who has been visiting over
Sunday and Labor day with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hallstrom,
'departed this morning for his home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Leach and babe
and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Tutt of Murray
were in the city yesterday for a few
hours, visiting with their friends and
enjoying; the Labor day exercises.
Isaac Cecil, wife and children, who
have been in Illinois for the past two
weeks enjoying their vacation and out
ing, returned home yesterday morn
ing and report a most delightful time.
Miss Marie Bookmeyer departed
yesterday morning for Omaha where
she will take up her work as a teacher
in the South Side schools in that city
in the domestic science department.
Misses Lucile and Helen Gass who
have been attending the University
of Montana summer school at Mis
soula, Mont., returned home Monday
and Miss Lucile will resume her work
in the schools here.
Hon. Francis E. Write and family
of Omaha were among the old resi
dents visiting here over Home Com
ing and enjoying the society of their
many friends and relatives.
Miss Nellie Ilawksworth, who has
been spending the summer months
at Burlington, la., with her relatives
and friends, returned home yesterday
morning to take up her work in the
Mrs. Chas. L. Creamer, who has
been visiting- for the past five weeks
at the home' of her mother, Mrs. Lucy
J. Martin and daughter, Miss Liilie,
in San Jose, Calif-, returned home
Sunday morning. She reports her
mother, Mrs. Martin, who has been
quite sick for the past few months,
improving at the time the left for
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Cobb and fam
ily, of Chapman, Neo., are in PlaM--mouth
visiting at the hoiac of lii- ir
duuekter, Mrs. Ik P. Stewart. T hex
drove down in their auto, and v. ill re
turn via Omana tomorrow, when- tiu-y
will make a brief vi it. Mr. and Mr.-.
.-ii re.-n .er.is oi
about two years, moving there i'!-n
thi city. While here Mr. Cobb v..
a pleasant, caller at the Jourind o-'; .
Mr. !! i Mrs. Abrrtn Wik-y and ,v
Mr. and Mrs. John Wiley of liu-bo-i,
v. e re lure visitintr amortr f n o.i
and rei.'.iivi .' eurin.; the lb :.. -,i,
ir.g we k. Ti' y p-ve in S:io. !,, ..- -, ..
ai'.' v Hi -. an-i ret u rneu ! "i i-
t.'.ik-e a L'a:-:art n
that everything m
Led (It a. re iooi:n. ; :
guests at the iv-nu
Wiley, south of t'.i-
From Vf-Jn.liivV r.-llv.
Gold Rice and Gait Kh. are ta! -
ing in the stale fair this v,ek.
Miss Martha Va'lery e: m- ir. ;
town yesterday to commer: he:
in the high scire;); in this t i;y.
Miss I It "it Phi.' pot of Ys (;.:
Water is in tire city enjoying a i. -.'
at the home of Mi-. aT.d Mi. Willi. .i :
Dori- Valiery returned horn .-.!;
spending the week at I'lattsmo ,th.
tending institute and preparing to
Li ke up her wo; : ,-f teaching.
August Pautsch. ;f!;.esov of Cent- .
precinct, was in the city today look
ing after a few matters of ha ',;, -at
the court house with the nra.: -sionei
A. Becker of Union motou.i to tl i
city yesterday aftc noon t-. at U i:d
some important burir.e . s niattei s. and
while here was a pleasant caller at
Gooige Llojd. from ti e xici'd'y of
Mm ray, was among those gob.g to
Lincoln this morning, v. h re he will
visit for the day looking over the big
Mollis Lloyd came up from Muriay
this morning to spend a few hour.-.
Morris has ju.-t returned, home from
the ho.-toital, where he was operated
on for appendicitis.
Adam Mtlsincrcr of near Cedar
Creek was in the city yesterday for a
short time, attending to a few mat
ters of business at the court house
and calling on his friends.
C. A. Miller of near Cre ighion.
who has been here vi-iting with hi
many old friends during the lbme
Coming festival, ulcparted this morn
ing for his home in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Sheehy and dau-ld-er,
Alice, and Mr. and Mrs. R. Ik
Conexn and sen. Richard of Omaha,
motored down and spent Labor t'.a.v
with J. R. Vail cry and family.
R. B. Moffett and wife were amot g
those going to Lincoln this morning
to attend the state fair, that i-; being
held there this week, ami they v.irl
enjoy the day there with friend-.
Joseph Jelinek and family of (),
aha, Joseph Chutka and family, Jo--eph
Vrrzl and family and Jamr.;
Dvorak and family of Limb-ray, N (..,
were visitors at the Joseph Jcii.nck
home over Sunday and Monday.
Carl Holmberg departed this aft r
noon for Lincoln, to attend the .-'affair,
and after a few tlayr, th r vol
go to Loup City, rear where he b
some land interests, and will then
visit at Wausa for a short time.
Mrs. Julius F. Ragoss of Louisvi!'-.-.
and daughter, Mrs. E. II. Rc i.- and
little daughter of Kingrsley, la., v. in
are visiting at the Ragoss ho-r, c;mii.
down to this city on the morning train
and spent the day visiting friend.r. ,
Cured Her Two Little Girl.?.
Mrs. Ada Sander.-', Colior.Iou
Tenn., writes: 'Ve use Foley's Honey
and Tar as our bc-t and only con gh
remedy. It never fails to cure my
two litle sirls when they have cr d-.'
Relieves hoarsenes-, tickling throat,
bronchitis, hay fever, asthma, C! t p,
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