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PLATTSMOUTn SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
MONDAY, MARCH 19, P17
SMALL BLAZE AT THE HOME
OF JOHN BORDER YESTERDAY
ljv a little excitement was oc
yesterday afternoon at the
l.-.rae of John Gorder where an over
billed furnace pipe caused a small
M.;r.e. but nothing serious to the
j...jt-ny. The furnace pipe extended
through a wooden partition from the
furnace room to the laundry in the
l ament and this becoming over
l.c it.-d cau.-ed the wood t ocharr and
f.;.al!y bleak into a blaze. The
.-:--.. ke was notie-d by Mrs. Gorder and
prompt acti"n in getting water on the
l.;...e Mon had it extinguished before
the arrival of the tire department,
li t re was no damage to speak of
the h.ue as a few inches of the
1 :Mt:li n was the only thin? burned.
It i very fortunate that the fire was
d -ocred at the time it was as it
l ave cau.-ed a very serious
:.;;.ze and did a great deal of damage
'.n-fnv it was found. As it was the
n.cm'oers of the family were only
iriwn a bad scare for a few minutes.
FROM PERU NORMAL.
The .-cience club lecture Monday
twnir.g was given by Prof. Gregg,
who p.ke on "Vitalized Hygiene
Ti aching." He illustrated his talk
with a ct of colored lantern views of
ttii- wnk as being done in various
.-cht.o!s in accordance with his course
f adv. which provides for the teach
ing of this .-ui-ject as nature study in
One of the most delightful social
i'-nits of the year was the party given
t-. the seniors Saturday evening by
the training school faculty.
An unusually attractive program for
commencement, week has been ar-lar.ged-to
take place as follows:
Friday, June 1.
p. m. Open session of Phiio
rn ttheon and Everett Literary socie
ties. Saturday. June 2.
K' a. m. Dedication of new train
ing building; addresses by Dr. A. E.
Win. -h;.p. Governor Keith Neville,
President J. W. Crabtree, Superinten
dent Clemmons and other prominent
- p. m. ( lass Day exercises.
7 p. m. May Pole drill.
s p. m. Hand concert.
p. m. Annual Senior Class
11 a. in. Baccalaureate sermon by
Pi-hop 11. (". Stuntz.
2 p, m. Union meeting of all Chris
tian organizations; address by Presi
dent D. W. Hayes.
Monday. June I, Annual Festival of
a. m. Open air band concert,
lo a. m. Stabat Mater, chorus and
2:"o p. m. Pied Piper, chorus of
s p. m. Grand concert.
Tuesday. June .", (irand Reunion and
lo a. m. Addresses by former nor
mal school presidents and prominent
2:30 p. m. Address by Dr. Claxton
and other notable speakers.
S p. m. (irand Pageant, "History
of Educational Development of Ne
braska." Wednesday. June fith. I7th Annual
M a. in Address by Dr. Philander
P. Claxton, national commissioner of
CARD OF THANKS.
W wish to thank the many friends
ai d neighbors for their kindly assist
ance and words of sympathy during
the illness and burial of our beloved
husband ar.d father.
Mrs. Katherine Leis,
Mrs. Lousa Harn,
S. J. Leis,
( has. I. Leis,
C. J. Leis,
NEW SON BRINGS JOY. '
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Kabb, Jr., was gladdened on Saturday
afternoon when the stork paid a visit
there and left in their tare a line
little son and heir. The little one is
of the regulation size and weight and
together with the mother is doing
very nicely. Tiiis is the first child in
the family and the occasion has
brought untold joy to the happy par
ents ami the grandparents and other
relatives and friends of the family.
EGGS FOR HATCHING.
Light Brahma eggs. $1.00 per 15;
S.Vl.'O per 100. Telephone Murray 1124.
Mrs. J. W. Stones, Alyr.ard, Neb.
A NEW GARAGE TO BE BUILT
BY ADOLFII GEISE
From Friday's Jailv.
Ed Mason who has been interested
in the auto livery business for the
past two year has just purchased the
interests of G. II. Manners in the
garage on lower Main street includ
ing the equipment of the repair de
partment and Mr. Mason will remove
the plant to the new garage of Adolph
Geise on Ffth street, as soon as the
structure is completed and will en
gage in a general garage business
with a full and complete repair outfit.
Mr. Manners and Mr. Fitt expect t-j
be connected with the new garage and
with their experience in the repair
department, should prove valuable
assistants toMr. Mason in the eon
duct of the business. The contract
for the new garage building has just
been let to Peter & Parker for com
pletion by May st.
SELLS SO.ME FINE CATTLE.
Louis Born, one of the enterpris
ing farmers residing near this city
the last of the week shipped a car
of fine fat cattle to Omaha to the
market and the stock which was in
the prime of condition brought a good
price for the owner. Mr.. Born has
been fattening the cattle for the
past four months and by careful
methods had brought then into the
pink of condition for the market.
Th eprice received was one very
gratifying to Louie and will net him
a very handsome profit.
C. W. BAYLOR IMPROVING.
C. W. Baylor, who has been suffer
ing: for some time from an attack 'of
bronchitis and the grippe, took ad
vantage of the clear weather this
morning to visit downtown for a short
time. Mr. Baylor is still feeling the
elflftcts of his illness and during the
past few days has been kept closely
at home by the extremely bad weather.
His friends will be pleased to learn
that he has so far recovered as to
be out on the street and trust" that
he may continue to improve until en-
All E OFFERING BONIS.
"The Country Gentleman," one of
the leading papers of the country de
voted to the farm, garden and fire
side, has offered to their agents spe
cial bonus for securing additional sub
scribers during the next few weeks,
and Paul Stadelman of this city is
looking after the interests of this
publication, and hopes to be. able to
land a number of new subscribers.
This weekly magazine is also offering
100 for the best criticism cfUheir
new serial story, "Cecilia of the Pink
Roses," which is now appearing in
MEETING AT GLENDALE.
There will be a meeting at the
Glendale church on Monday, March 20,
at 2 p. m., for the benefit of the ceme
tery. Everybody is urged to attend.
By order of committee.
J. M. Craig, who has been spending
the last two weeks in Fort Worth and
Dallas, Tex., and other points in that
section of the country, stopped off for
a short visit in this city with his old
friends, departing this afternoon for
his home at Burwell.
We placed on the bargain counter
for o,uick sale.
One lot of Gents shoes, these can
be had at a very 'ov ju ice if we have
your size. Price, per pair S2.."-
One lot of ladies sizes 2 1-2, '.i 1-2,
and 4. Odd lot at per pair 1.1W
One small tot of childrens' shoes
at per pair
One lot of taffeta. hair ribbon at
per yard iif.
Toweling at a barbain price. We
offer several bolts of good weight
toweling in a one-half bleached at
per yard : l-2c
One lot of Red Seal Gingham to
close out at per yard 12 l-2c
Remnants in Pillow Tubing, V,C, and
40 inches in width, at per yard... 18c
A lot of ladies shirt waists, each
C. M. C. crochet thread all sizes
in white 'J0 to ."0 in colors at. per
NEW ARRI VEALS: '
Ladies Sport Coats.
Ladies Auto Caps.
Special curtain rods requires no
tacks or screws; each 10c
Zuckweiler & Luiz
From Friday's Daily.
I'. A. Horn and wife were in the city
yesterday afternoon for a few hours
looking after a few matters of busi
ness. Mrs. Harry White, who has been
here visiting with her parents and oth
er relatives and friends, departed this
afternoon for her home in Sioux City,
Mrs. Rachel Ford of LaPlatte was
in the city today for a short time look
ing after some trading with the mer
chants. Nicholas Ilalmes of Weeping Water
was in the city yesterday for a few
hours looking after some matters of
Henry Born and wife returned home
last evening from Omaha, where they
have been enjoying a short visit with
relatives and friends.
Mrs. Martin Martin returned home
last evening from Omaha, where she
has been visiting at the hospital with
her sister, Mrs. Charles Engelkemeier,
who has been there for the past few
George Edgerton of Hugo, Okla.,
who is here enjoying a visit with his
relatives and friends, departed this
morning for Omaha, where he will
visit for the day looking after some
Mrs. S. A. Wiles, Mrs. J. E. Wiles
and Miss Elizabeth Spangler were
among those going to Omaha this
morning, where they will spend a few
hours looking after some matters of
business in that city.
A. H. Engelkemeier and wife came
up this morning from their home west
of Murray and departed on the early
Burlington train for Omaha, where
they will spend a few hours with Mrs.
Charles Engelkemeier at the hospital.
From Saturday's l'ai'.y.
Henrv Horn of Cedar Creek was in
the city today attending to some mat
tors of business.
Fiank Kor.frst was in Pacific Junc
tion today looking after some carpen
ter work in that city.
Hariy G. Todd of near Murray was
i:i the city today for a few hours look
ing after some matters of business.
Miss Roe Mae Creamer departed
this afternoon for Omaha to spend a
few. hours in that city with friends.
A. B. Fornoff of Cullom'war, in the
city -for a khoit time today looking
after a few matters of business with
James McCullough was among those
going to the metropolis this morning,
where he was called to attend to some
matters of business.
Aubury Jacks departed this morn
ing for Council Bluffs. I J., where he
was called to look after some business
matters for a short time.
Frank Bucacek was among those
spend a few hours in that city looking
going to Omaha this afternoon to
after some matters of business.
Mrs. George A. Kaffenberger and
daughter were among those journey
ing to the metropolis this morning to
visit for a short time with friends.
Frank Sitzman was among those go
ing to Omaha this morning, where he
was called to spend a few hours in
that city looking after some business
Mrs. Fred Haffke and Mrs. Frank
Steppatt were among those going to
Omajia this morning, where they go to
spend a few hours in that city looking
after some matters of business.
Henry Heebner of Nehawka was at
tending to some business matters in
the city this morning, returning to his
home this afternoon. He was a pleas
ant caller at this office.
Clarence Meisinger and August Kaf
fenberger of Cedar Creek drove to
this city this morning for a short visit
with friends. Mr. Meisinger was a
pleasant caller at this office.
Mrs. II. O. Ehlers and little daugh
ter, who have been here visiting at
the home of Mrs. Ehlers' parents, Air.
and Mrs. William Tuey, returned this
morning to their home in Omaha.
Anton Meisinger and son Earl and
W. T. Meisinger, residing west of
this city were visitors here today, at
tending to some business matters.
Mr. Anton Meisinger was a pleasant
caller at this office.
Airs. R. C. Tarrant, of Sheridan,
Wyo., who has been visiting at the
Matt. Sulser home south of this city
for the past few days, was a passen
ger to Omaha this afternoon where
she will visit a sister for a few days
before returning to her home at Sher
idan. Robert Will, who has been making
his home at Ogden, Utah, for the
past several months, returned home
this morning for a visit with home
folks. Mr. Will reports a great deal
of snow through Utah and Wyoming
For Rent A small acreage tract; a
o-room cottage, furnished.
Philip Hirz was in the city Satur
day afternoon looking after some
trading with the merchants.
Miss Lizzie Heil is in the city spend
ing a few days with her relatives and
George Rhoden and son, Gall, were
among the visitors in the City today
looking after a few matters of busi
ness. C. F. Vallery was in the metropolis
today for a few hours looking after
some .matters of business in that
Ralph Larson of Louisville was an
over Sunday visitor in this city re
turning to his duties this morning on
Herb Chisswisser of Havelock was
in the city Sunday to enjoy a visit
with friends and relatives while en
joying his vacation from school work.
Fred Gruenther and wife and
daughter, Mrs. Ed Becker, were
among those going to Omaha this
morning where they will visit for the
day in that city looking after some
GARAGE OPEN FOR SERVICE.
The Probst garage on Vine Street
is now open and ready for the service
of the public in handling all kinds of
repair woii as well as in caring for
tne automobile storage. The garagu
has been placed in first class shape
by Will Propst and he Will see that
all business is looked after promptly
and in the best workmanship Iik 2
manner. An expert in this, line of
work has "neen secured by Mr. Propst
and will be on the job from now on
to attend to any needs in the- way of
automobile repair work. It is the
desire of the management to see that
everyone is given the best of treat
nent in doing business with th i
CARD OF THANKS
The members of the Junior class
wish to thank the patrons of the
High School, who by loaning articles
helped to. make; the carnival of last
Friday night a success.
LUDWIG IIALAS, President.
A fresh cow, linear-old Ilolstein
heifers and some young calves. C. E
Babbitt, Plattsmouth. 2td 4tv
ROSE COMB R. L EGGS.
$1.00 for lo; J
Union. Call or
r for 100, F. O. B
For Sale One 3-year-old horse,
weight 1,150; heavy bone, smooth,
good disposition. Also good family
nag with foal. See R. D. Dalton
Phone 127-W. 3-15-2td2tw
Mrs. C. II. Phelps went to Elm
wood last week for a visit with re
Frank Wheeler was a Omaha vis
itor Tuesday, where he went to attend
to some business matters.
Mr. and Airs. v . t. Piers at
tended the Retail Dealers' conventio i
at Omaha Wednesday and Thursday
Aliss Julia Stohlman of Omaha was
down over Sunday visiting her par
ents, Air. and Airs. Frederick Stolh-
Airs. Fred Christeniaener and baby
ot .Malcolm, came down lor an over
Sunday visit with her mother, Airs.
George Stohlmas. Airs. Chrisiaener
was formerly Aliss Aadlia Stolhman.
Airs. Charles Ilousel and' little son,
of Chicago, visited Paul Phelps and
family last week. Airs. Housel was
called to Havelock last week on ac
count of the serious illness of hei
mother, Airs. C. W. Spence, who has
been seriously ill with erysipelas of
Since so many robberies have occur
red over the state of late Louisville
has decided to employ a night watch
man and accordingly has secured the
services of A. J. Spooner and armed
with a gatling gun and other imple
ments of war he parades the streets
and alleys from dark until sunrise.
Woe be to the crook who attempts, to
get in his work in Louisville when
Spooner is on the job.
The Courier is in receipt of a high
ly colored post card from Dock Stork
at Ollie, Montana, stating that he had
left a wee new baby girl at the homeJ
of Air. and Airs. P. O. Esmay on
March 3. The weight of the little
miss is given at 8 pounds and 8
ounces. Mr. and Mrs. ,smays many
friends in Louisville will join with the
Courier in extending congratulations
to the happy parents.
& IN PLATTSMOUTH
. FORTY YEARS AGO.
John Chalfant came
likewise Airs. Chalfant.
Billy Wells moves out on his farm
soon, and starts a law office in South
Andrew Kain. of Eight Alile Grove,
calls in and pays up for the Herald as
Iocs all of our well-to-do farmers.
Aliss Ollie Wintersteen and Miss
Alaggie Dawson go to Nebraska City
to the convent the last of this week.
Sheriff Ilycrs is off to Illinois for
a visit. Air. AIcElwain, the deputy
sheriff, is attending to business in his
Archy Holmes has a new hor?e com
ing, a Clydesdale, that is said to be
beauty of his kind and
fcod kind, too.
General George S. Smith
f:om Lincoln yesterday.
The Tailor, estate seems to
good deal of trouble. '
Wo nre si ry to learn that Mrs. J.
P. Young has been quite sick.
B. S. Ramsey was in town Saturday,
and says Louisville is up and coming
and busy, too.
In Plattsmouth there is a !r-e;T-old
boy that weighs 17."i pounds the
first two letters of his naive is I'-vd
Gorder, jr., but he don't war, anybody
to know it.
About twenty teams are busy haul
ing sand from the Platte bottom, av
eraging about sixty leads a day. The
most of it is to be us?d for building
Fire Company No. 2.
Was organized Tuesday night at the
court house. The house was full at
the time called for meeting. V. V.
Leonard, chairman; T. II. Taylor, sec
retary. Some time was given to argu
ment, and solicitations offered fop
signers to the organization, une o
two speakers thought the funds were
iather limited, to undertake the or
conization at once. Alayor Johnson
and Councilman Leonard advised
speedy organization ar.d l oth felt and
extended the promise of aid t nun th
city, as soon as the company coal
give some proof of their determination
to work. The "Deacon" observed:
"Air. President, the only way to organ
ize is to organize!" After which, on
motion, they proceeded to the election
of permanent officers, as follows
President, John O'Rourke; vice presi
dent, V. V. Leonard; secretary. T. II
Taylor; treasurer, A. W. McLaughlin;
chief engineer, F. E. White; lirst as
sistant, George H. Thompson, second
assistant, A. Ashley. The officer
vvpio all elected bv acclamation, ex
cept the chief engineer, where V. V.
White received 27 votes to G. H.
Thompson's 11. On motion a commit
tee of five was, appointed to draft a
constitution and by-laws governing
the department, consisting of J. B
Strobe, Al. A. Hartigan, J. W. John
sen, J. P. Young, G. II. Thompson.
The Episcopal church has two
new and handsome chandeliers, the
donation of Messrs A. W. White art!
Geo. Dovey, also a handsome chance!
The City Hotel, kept now by 1- rod
Goos, is getting to be one of the best
stonning places in town. Fred has
hosts of German friends and they all
stop at the "City."
Mr. Hohlschuh has been tilling up
the various low places around cross
walks, with brick-bats. They answer
that purpose well, and will be handy
in case a row occurs.
The wedding of our Bohemian
friends on Sunday morning was quite
celebrated affair. The Bohemian
' Xr f
Band promenaded in front of the
happy couple; whose names were
Air. F Warga, and Aliss J. Nejedly.
j The Herald wishes them all joy.
Returning from the bridge . AI on
day afternoon we struck Capt. Pinney
and the Ferry boat just ready to pull
out for Iowa, in spite of the ice run
ning. He cordially invited us to
i ide ab ard and we did so making
the trip in a few moments and cross-
ting a team each way.
Times are quiet and news is sea re,
we have no tramps, no lightning rod
.nor patent right dispensers, we 'nave
l:eaid of no stealing, no fruit tree
peddlers, no marriages, elopments,
l or pugilistic efforts.
time: for harness oil.
We oil your harness for $1.00 per
set, and now is the best time to have
it done. Also first-class repairing of
all kinds at reasonable prices. Ten
per cent discount on horse blankets
and robes. John F. Gorder, Platts
Despondency Due to Constipation.
Women aften become nervous and
despondent. When this is due to con
stipation it is easily corrected by tak
ing an occasional dose of Chamber
lain's Tablets. These tablets are easy
to take and pleasant in olTe-t.
Dawson Wiii Fix it.
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Spring note full and strong
this season, when it comes
Pick out any one of our snappy Stetsons and you p;ct
the feeling1 instantlv. It doesn't seem to be a matter
of brim, crown, band or color. It's the hut itself all
over anil through and through.
We arc told it's the best Spring line shown hero or
in any other citv. One thing sure wc arc selling
plenty of Stetsons, often two to the customer.
Perhaps you may welcome a change of head wear
yourself. Come and see what a difference a new
hat can make.
A. L. Todd and George Stander from
west of the --city, wore among those
goin. to Omaha this morning to visit
for a fvv hours on the stocK market.
Ralph M. Wiles and wife oan? in
this morning from their country home
and depatted on the early Burlington
tiain for Oinah i to : pend a fev hours
looking alter some matters of busi
ness. G. II. Aleisiiiger leluined home this
afternoon from Omaha, where he has
beer visiting with his wife at the hos
pital. Airs. Cha-le.i Troop was among the
Omaha visitors today looking after
a few mutters of business, returning
home on No. 24.
Arthur Troop and wife came in this
afternoon from their home south of
the city and departed over the Bur
lington for Omaha to spend a few
George AI. Hild, who has been suf
fering a" great deal from rheumatism
for the past few days, expert in do
part this evening for Lincoln, where
he will take treaoment at the sani
tarium in that place.
Aliss Marie Robertson of this city
who is teaching in the Omaha schools
was an over Sunday visitor in this
city with her parents, Air. and Air-.
James Robertson and other relatives.
has struck the
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