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PLATTSMOUTH; NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEM2ER 22, 1917.
ITALIANS ATTACKING WITH AL
A CRITICAL POINT IN DEFENSE
"Enemy Has Brought Up Large Force
from Russian and Other Fronts
to Crush This Sector.
Italy's armies are holding firmly
11 1 ilie point 'which is at present the
most vital to the preservation of the
Piave "river line. The Austro-Ger
man attempts with heavy masses of
troops to drive southward along the
west hank of the Piave from Quero
and thus outflank the lower river
front have been checked by the he
roic resistance of the Italian troops
at the Mcnte Tomba-Morifenera line.
Italian positions north of Venice
and the secruity of the Piave line
depend apparently on the outcome of
the desperate battle now in progress
between the Piave and Prenta rivers.
It appears from the German war
ofUce report that the Germans did
not capture Monte Tomba, but only
positions on its northern slope, and
the Berlin report says that the Ital
ians are making: strong counter at
tacks here, which so far have been
Rome reports also that the strug
gle between the Austro-Germans and
Italians on Monte Monfenera and
Monta Tomba in the mountainous re
gion of northern Italy continues. The
invading forces were driven back as
many as four times when they at
tempted to take the Italian posi
tions on the Monfenera spur.
The enemy is seemingly attempt
ing to drive a wedge between the
Italians in the region of Asiago and
those along the Piave. Mcnte Tomba
is on the western side of the Piave,
six miles northwest. of Vidor.
The Austro-Germans are reported
to have brought up Austrian troops
from the eastern front and to have
transferred General Von Bulow's
army to this sector.
At last reports the Anglo-French
reinforcements have not reached the
Italian fighting zone and from Ital
ian headquarters it is announced
that these troops could be used be
tween the Piave and the Brent a, at
which place the pressure of the in
viders is strongest.
Around Asiago. the Italians have
checked the Germans and have been
successful in offensive operations.
DIED LAST NIGHT AT
From Wf-'lnf-sdaVo Daily.
Mrs. Peter Zhine. or Kenosha.
Wisconsin. formerly Miss Marie
Kanka. died last evening at a local
Jhospital at that place. Mrs. Zhine
wIV was born in this city, and liv
ed here until her marriage about ten
years since, has lived .in Kenosha,
since that time. But little is known
regarding her sudden death, other
than she was taken to the hospital
fer an operation but who did not
survive the ordeal. Edward Kanka
departed last evening for the east
from Omaha, where he is living, and
will return wi'th the remains of his
sister, arriving here Friday morning,
the funeral being at that time.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
From Monday's Daily.
The Knights of Columbus have
just started in a drive for the rais
ing of one hundred and fifty thou
sand dollars for the same purpose
as that which is Just completing for
the Y. M. C. A. The St. John's Par
ish have Just appointed a committee
for this city as solicitors, which are
to organize and canvass the city for
that purpose, and which is compos
ed of E. II. Schuhloff, Frank Bestor,
A. W. Cloidt and Thomas Walling.
These gentlemen ny call upon
you in the near future and explain
the purpose for this drive, and will
tell you for what purpose this is to
be used. It ia timilar to what work
the V. M. C. A. is doing only it wil
be for those boys who are members
of the Catholic church, and also in
addition there will be the Catholic
alter for the worship, which the Y.
M. C. A. has not with the exception
of setting apart a portion of the
Sunday' worship for that church like
it does for the other churches.
KNIGHT TEMPLARS ATTEND
A FUNERAL AT NEBR. CITY
From Monday's Pailv.
A number of the Knight Temp
lars of the Masonic order here, at
tended the funeral of the late Grand
Chancellor of the Nebraska Masons,
Dr. Watson, at Nebraska City yes
terday. Dr. Watson was called to
the country last Friday and on re
turning, he stopped at a house along
the way and asked for a drink of
water, which he was given. Upon
drinking it he dropped dead. The
funeral was held at Nebraska City,
yesterday afternoon, and those at
tending from here were James M.
Robertson, F. L. Cummins. W. A.
Robertson. E. J. Rlchey, Glenn Pex-
ry, John F. Wehrbein. Will Rummell,
L. B. Egenberger, C. G. Fricke. Ol-
ver C. Dovey. E. P. Lutz. Fred T.
Ramge, H. S. Barthold. J. L. Mauzy,
J. C. Peterson. John Bauer. Mike
Mauzy and W. B. Bannins. from
VISITS HERE AFTER
Frm Wednesday's Dailv.
Mrs. Bourdenday of California, an
aunt of Mark White, being a sister
of the late Mr. I. S. White, arrived
from her home in the west a short
ime since and is visiting at the
:ome or her r.ephew, south of this
city. Many years ago she and hus
band lived on and owned the place,
where Mr. White lives now. She
was a visitor at the home or Henry
Boeck and wife ,a..f-wdays -sinca,
they have known each other years
SHOWING SOME IMPROVEMENT.
Frm "Wednda v's Rail'.
George Rhoden and Mrs. D. C.
Rhoden departed this morning for
Omaha, where they go to visit with
Mrs. George Rhoden who is at a hos
pital at that place, where she is be
ing treated for blood poisoning
caused by a wound on one of her
TRAINING FOR SERVICE.
From Morula Vj Daily.
At the Christian church there has
been organized a "training for ser
vice" class, which is to embrace not
only the training of its members for
the teaching of the Bible school
classes in the Sunday school, but to
instruct and train them for more
efficient service in the vineyard of
the Master. Arrangements have been
perfected for a meeting of this class
on Wednesday evening of this week
and each Wednesday evening there
after. A course of study has been
outlined, and the text books were
selected by a committee "appointed
for that express purpose. They have
been ordered and will be here this
week, ready for the class to begin
its work in earnest next week.
DEPARTS FOR CAMP CODY TODAY
From Monday's Daily.
Corporal Clyde Holland who was
stationed at the Burlington bridge
during the summer and was. after
wards sent to Camp Cody, where he
has been stationed since until but a
short time since, when he was al
lowed a furlough, and came north
visiting here and at Omaha, was in
the city yesterday and today, depart
ing this afternoon for Deming, New
Mexico, going again to join his
regiment. He is well acquainted with
almost the entire number of boys at
the camp from here and takes greet
ings from their friends here to them.
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CLOSE GERMAN SCHOOLS AND
SUBSTITUTE NATIVE PRIESTS
FOR GERMAN TEACHERS;
Rio Grande Do Sul, Nov. 20.
Prominent German agitators, in
cluding leading business men in this
city, are fleeing into Argentina.
Before martial law was declared
one of the first persons to leave was
a man named Bromberg, a wealthv
business man. t Christian Meissner,
the Austrian consul, whose attempt
to smuggle out interned German
sailors led to the declaration of
martial law, has escaped into Para
guay through Argentina.
Reports received here from . Rio
Janeiro say the government is plan
ning wholesale arrests of spies in
this state. German schools are being
closed and German priests in Cath
olic schools are being replaced by
FROM ONE OF THE BOYS
AT CAMP FUNSTON
From Wednesday's Daily.
The following letter .from Elic
Monger, one of the boys from Cass
county to Mr, Phillip Tritsch. adds
some to what has already been told
by others of the camp life at Funs-
on. Since the below was written.
Mr. Monger has been promoted to
Corporal, and from his letter is en-
oying camp life quite well:
Mr. Phillip E. Tritsch,
Dear Friend: I received your
most welcome card, and was mighty
glad to. hear from you. Letter; from
friends are to soldiers like water to
. man in the desert. Talk about
raining, I claim that the boys from
Cass county are at the top, and can't
be beat for rapid learning, and take
t from one who knows, this army
ife is going to make men cut of
some of the specimens of manhood
hat we have here. Some oPthem
are as hue a hunch 01 men a 3 you
could iind anywhere, and some of
hem are , well I guess
you know humanity. My regimental
orders are to stand retreat (that is
when the flag is lowered in the
evening) with a clean shave and
shoes shined even day. You should
see how awkward some of the men
are with a razor. Sunda is wash
dav for most of the men, and wash-
ng is something new to most of
them too. Well, I don't know much
worth writing or telling, so I will
close, hoping to hear from you soon.
Write often and long letters. Re
gards to all. ELIC MONGER.
WILL PRESENT LINCOLN'S
PICTURE TO HIGH SCHOOL
From "Wednesday's Dailv.
R. W. Bryan and wife, who have
been visiting with relatives in Ash
land, for the past few days returned
home this morning, and brought
with them a life sized picture of A.
Lincoln, which they are going to
present to the High School. Mr.
Bryan who is a great admirer of
Mr. Lincoln, was so engrossed with
the picture, that ' he forgot to take
his overcoat when the change of cars
was made at Oreapolis. and had it
brought back on the next train. The
picture which theyt are presenting
to the school is surely a nice one.
and looks like it would not mind
speaking to one.
SOME RESULTS OF TAB
ULATION OF REGISTRATION
From "Wednesday's Pa it v
After a lot of work by county
clerk Frank J. Libershall and dep
uty, the registration cards, have
been arranged, and the results de
sired have been tabulated. The
classes arranged are for the purpose
of selecting the calls to service
which are to follow. Those who
were exempted under the calls here
tofore, are not now exempted, but
must be re-examined, and stand a
chance of being called Just the same
as if they had not been called.
Of the 1701 which -were register
ed in the county; the quota to go.
was 94, to get these 235 were called
for examination, of this amount 212
appeared and were examined, six
asked to be examined elsewhere,
when the call was made, and 17 re
fused to respond to the call, they
having changed their residence. Of
this last number ; sixteen have been
located and have been sent to the
training camp, one Chas. Freeman
then at Greenwood, still has not been
located. Of the 92 which were to
be furnished by this county SO have
been sent, and one. has been return
ed by the District Board since, at
Of the married men who were reg
istered which was GS9, there has
been 9ii examined, and So discharg
ed while ten only have been sent to
the training camps. -
Of the appeal to the district hoard
82 were discharged on account of
dependents, and 21 on account of
industrial occupations. There were
1012 single men registered, and of
those examined 4 8 were exempted
and 92 called.
There were registered lf71 na-
citizens, of these there were called
94. while naturalized citizens there
were twenty-six and Aliens r",.
There has beer. 145 of the reg
istered men not called. Of the 2?,
which has been excused 102 were
accepted, while were not ac
FARMER WEST OF CITY TO
FEED CATTLE THIS WINTER
mm Monday's Daily.
Fred KalTenberger, who livers west
cf this city on one of the farms of
John Wehrbein. has purchased a car-
oad of cattle and will feed them
his winter, ile has juct completed
some feeding sheds and cribs, which
are particularly designed for the
landling of the corn to the best ad
vantage. 'Many farmers from far
and near have coma to sef the sheds
and footling appliances with a view
o constructing some similar.
YARDS AT MARE ISLAND
From Holiday's Paily.
This morning Charles R. Baker, of
Weeping Water, with his car, pass
ed through this city enroute to Om
aha, where he was taking Fred Hen
nager, N. R. McNurlin and Lee Hen
ager. to take the train on the Union
Pacific for the wet-t. The boys will
go direct to San Francisco, where
they go to work in the U. S. Navv
ards at Mare Island, at the ship
building trade. Thus, are they en
deavoring to do their bit in the mat
er of serving their country and of
helping to win the war.
From Monday's Pall v.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Wolph of Ne
lawka and Mrs. J. H. Ilaldeman of
this city, who has been visiting at
the Wolph home for a few days,
motored to this citv Saturday after
noon. Mrs. llalderiian returning
home after a pleasant viut at the
Wolph home and Mr. and Mrs. Wolph
visiting friends for a few hours
While here Mr. Wolph called at this
office and renewed his subscription
for another year.
MISS MINNIE KISSLING SICK.
From Monday's Patty.
Miss Minnie Kissling is very sick
at her home in this city with ap
pendicitis, and wis to have gone to
Omaha where she was to have been
taken to a hospital at that place for
treatment. She was to have gone
this morning but -the car which had
been ordered did .not make connec
tions, and until the train was dile,
did not make a move to go after the
sick girl. She will be taken to
Omaha at an early time for treat
ment. In Sanitarium Three Weeks.
Splendid results in kidney and
bladder troubles are achieved by
Foley Kidney Pills. Mrs. Effie E.
Kleppe. Averill, Minn., writes: "I
was at Fargo sanitarium three weeks
for rheumatism and kidney trouble;
got no relief. I began using Foley
Kidney Pills and found immediate
relief. A bottle completed the cure."
' For Sale.
A number of registered Duroc-Jer-sey
male pigs. $30 per choicev if
taken soon. Philip Schafer, Nehaw-
ka, Nebraska. .
MUST HAVE $1 CORN
STATISTICS COMPILED SY COL
LEGE OF AGRICULTURE SHOW
COST OF PRODUCTION ,
$14.50 PER ACRE.
Lincoln, Nov. IS. According to
figures obtained by the department
of farm management of the College
of Agriculture the Nebraska "farmer j
should receive not less than $1 per j
ousnei tor this years corn crop, in
order to meet cost of production,
make allowance for risk, and re
turn a reasonable orofit."
The yield is not high except in
certain areas being estimated at but
24 bushels per acre. Labor, seed,
feed and machinery have all advanc
ed in price, and as a result, the far
mers cost of production has doub
led. The average farmer ir-es approxi
mately eight hours of man labor and
24 hours of horse labor in putting
out and caring for an acre of corn.
If he is allowed :0 cents per hour
for man labor and 15 cents pc-r hour
for hcrse labor, his labor cost until
hulking time is approximately $C per
re. To thi". must be added the cost
f i;eed, machinery, taxes, interest on
money invited in land, and in some
instances cost of manure
On land valued at $100 per acre
these various items total $S.0. so
that the total cost of producing this
year's corn crop at husking time,
even with labor valued at the low
est possible price, approximates
?14.r0 per acre. If the average
yield is 24 hushelo w r acre, the corn
in the fields has cost Nebraska far
mers more than 00 cents per bushel.
On land valued at more than $100
p"r acre t'ie cost i-' necessarily high
er. To the cost in the field must be
added the cost of husking, including
both man and horse labor, and the
cost of storage, shelling -and deliv
ery to market. This gives a cost, de
livered to the elevator, of S2 cents
per bushel, allowing but f cents for
husking. If the farmer is allowed '
30 cents per hour for his labor, the
average cost per bushel is 9 0 cent'',
according to the department of farm
management. This makes no al
lowance for time lost because of in
clement weather or from other caus
es. If the farmer receives a profit
in addition to wages, the value de
livered at the local elevator can
hardly be less than $1 per bushel.
DEPART FOR THE EAST.
From Morula Vs Pally.
S. L. Willis and wife, of Saratoga,
Wyoming, who have been visiting
with, the family of R. L. Propst for
the past two weeks, and who form
erly lived here, departed last Satur
day evening for Chicago, where they
expect to visit for some time, and
then' will depart for the south, prob
ably spending the winter at New
Orleans;, but somewhere in the land
of flowers and sunshine at any rate
LECTUREE AT COURT HOUSE.
From Monday's Pail v.
Professor FVank C. Jean, of Peru,
where he is a teacher in the Peru
State Normal school, was in the
city last Saturday, delivering a lec
ture at the teachers', examination,
which was held here at that time
During the morning of that day, he
delivered a, lecture at Union, this
county. He departed Saturday ev
ening for his home- at Peru, going
bv wav of Pacific Junction and Ne
RETURN TO THEIR WORK.
From Wednesday's rn il v. ..
Roy Leville. Henry and James
Hall and James Darrough. who went
to Lincoln yesterday to attend the
meeting of the Bricklayers union,
last evening, returned this morning
and took up their work cn the Pol
lock Garage this morning.
ST. MARY'S GUILD MEETS.
Fror) Vorinf-sdflv's Paily.
St. Mary's Guild of St. Luke's
parish held their regular meetin
yesterday afternoon and were very
pleasantly entertained by Mrs. J. S.
Livingston, at her cozy rooms, at
the Coronado apartments. There
was a large number "of the members
and their friends in attendance. The
usual business session was held, at
which time various business mat
ter-s were attended to and plans
made for he Christmas Shop which
the ladies will hold December 7th
and Sth. After the business session
the ladies devoting the remainder
of the afternoon to completing
pretty pieces for the "hristmas Shop
as they engaged in social conversa
tion and other amusements. The
Hostess served a most delicious
luncheon, she being assisted ill serv
ing by Mrs. J. II. Donnellv and
daughter Miss Marie and Mrs. J. A
: 1 ook, wnicn was tnorougniv eniov-
ed by the ladies ajid further aug
mented the afternoon pleasures.
HUNTING QUITE GOOD ON
Th'E RIVER AT PRESENT
From Mtn.7ay's Paily.
Vesterday- was the day for the
man who has to work, through the
week, to get out and take a recrea
tion, and many there were who took
advantage of the pleasant weather
and went hunting some on the
river with motor boats and others
just skirmisdiel along the Four Mile
creek and other nearby streams.
Nearly all of those indulging in
the hunting snort were more or less
fortunate, in bagging some game.
One boat, containing two ni in rods.
succeeded' in bringing in thirteen
ducks, while others did not get so
maiiy. Those who hunted on the
land had, in addition to the ducks
they, bagged, a number of rabbits as
well. We have always thought it
necessary to have snow to get rab
bits, but they seem to be getting
them without any of the whiteness.
RETURN FROM ALLIANCE.
From Wc.lnpsdav's Paily.
S. L. Cotner and Joseph Sedlock,
who have been at Alliance for the
p?.r month working for the uurling
ton. in the car repairing division,
returned home last evening. Mr.
Cotner speaking of Alliance, had to
say. that everything was at full
steam and that it was a good place
for a person who wanted to work.
but a very poor place for one who
did not desire to work, for the cost
of living was high. He said that
last evening they were preparing for
unloading and feeding 1,000 cars of
stock. Speaking of potatoes he said
that they grew potatoes everywhere,
and that good wages had been paid
for their ahrvest which has just
concluded.- Some of the crop was
lost by freezing. Potatoes for
shipping purpose are selling at 85
cents per hundred, which makes 51
cents the bushel.
Complaint Almost Gone
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HAIG GIVES THE
SY QUICK DASH
BRITISH RUSH FORWARD ALONG
WHERE QUIET HAS REIGN
ED MOST OF YEAR.
Loudon, Nov. 20. Following
many days of hurricane artillery lire
along other sectors of the front,
General Haig aj.l.denly shifted the
scene of his principal effort today
to a comparatively quiet part of the
line and sent has infantry storming
forward on the 35-miles front be
tween the Scarpe river, or just east
of Arras and St. Queutin.
From Wednesday's paily.
.Many years ago, in southern Mis
souri, Mrs. Henry Lahoda, now of
Plattsmouth. and Mrs. Eunice Still.
now of Nevada. Missouri. were
school girls together, but the events
which control people and Nations
was not content to allow them to
remain thus Mrs. Lahoda left, and
finally found her home here, having
lived in Plattsmouth for some years.
Mrs. Stiff, married and went south
living in New Mexico, and other
places in the south, but finally
coming back to Missouri, but not to
her native town, but locating at
Nevada. Mo., where slip with her
husband and family live now. She
has just been to visit with her
friend Mrs. Lahoda, and after hav
ing been her guet for the past few
days departed this morning for her
home in Missouri.
HAS FINISHED HUSKING CORN.
From Wednesday's Paily.
George P. Meisinger jr.. was in
the city yesterday and telling of hav
ing finished husking his corn, which
was of good quality, and good yield.
He found but a few soft ears in the
field and the corn averaged about
fifty-five bushels per acre. This is
doing well this year, and with corn
at the present prices makes good re
turns for the land, notwithstand
ing its high price. Mr. Meisinger
came to take his parents Jacob Meis
inger and wife out to the country
for a visit.
LOYAL WORKERS ARE
From Wednesday's Pail'.
The. Loyal Workers of the Chris
tian churcTc, who are a society to
assist in the work of the church, are
hustlers and make every opportunity
to do service that counts. Saturday
they held a market in the north room
formerly occupied by the firm of
Zuckweiler & Lutz. and with the
contributions which were made by
the members of the society,, of mer
chandise, pies, cakes, bread and such
things, held a good ' sale. which
netted them something about fifty
live dollars for their days effort. The
members of the society are to, be
commended on the efforts for the
church and for the success whiQh'
they attain. '
object is to improve bank
directly into the new system to
protect our depositors.
Don't delay any longer to get
under its protection.
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