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FLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
THURSDAY, TUliE 6 19IS.
BOOZE OAR IN
BAD MUD HOLE
SAM DIXON, OWNER OF CAE, IS
CAPTURED. WHILE THK BOOZE
SENT OUT A S. 0. S. GALL
The Car Was a Cadillac Roadster,
Bearing License 1918 Number
From "Wednesday's Daily.
During the early portion of the
ni?ht before. J. E. Mason received
a request to come near the home of
Luke Wiles and help a car out of
the mud, which had stuck. He told
his driver of the car, which serves
the railway stations, when he re
turned from the Missouri Pacific
train at midnight to come and help
vet the car which was a Cadillac
roadster, bearing Nebraska License
ISIS number 12392S. out of the
mud. When Mr. Orvil Newton re
turned Mr. Mason was back also
having gone out with a rope, which
he had broken, and was after a
cable to pull the car out with. They
both went out and spent the remain
ing hours until morning getting the
car out of the mud and down to the
Mason Garage. At about seven
o'clock Luke Wiles telephoned to
Ocer Jor.es. telling him about the
car. Mr. Jones notified Chief of
Police Barclay, and went to the place,
the car being pone, when Mr. Bar
clay notified Sheriff Quinton and
they went to look into the matter,
they found that the man, Sam Dix
on was at the home of Orvil Newton,
and arrested him, and when arraign
ed pleaded guilty to having had the
intoxicating liquor and to having
offered the same for sale. Tie was
eiwn a fine of one hundred dollars
on ach charge with fines besides.
Sam Dixon claimed not to have had
any money, but said that the car of
whiskey which he had had was gone.
When arraigned he testified that
he had unloaded the liquor by the
side of the road, when the car had
ran back against a culvert punctur
ing the gasoline tank on the car,
and allowing the gas to escape. He
said that he sold the liqwor to some
one on the road, but when he was
asked to pay his fine, he said he had
During the interval between
12:Hrt a. m. and about seven o'clock
J. E. Mason and Orvil Newton were
working on the car to get it removed
and Mr. Newton says there was no
one that came and got the whis
key, but on the ground was broken
bottles and many labels, and a path
In the mud. which showed the whis
kev had been carried up the bank
Writh the testimony that no one cam
and took away the "booze" and still
when the car was brought to the
e-iiraep in the morning it makes
things difficult for those who do not
know about the devious way of the
bobtleeeer, to believe. As we go to
press Mr. Sam Dixon is still in the
custody of the court officers, and
the car in the local garage awaiting
DRIVES BUICK FROM CALIFORNIA
From Monday's Daily.
E. L. Berry and wile arrived in
this city this morning from Omaha
where they have been visiting with
their son W. C. Berry and family,
for the past ten days, having driven
from Los Angeles in a Buick car.
coming through the mountains anu
visited the places of interest be
tween here and there. Stopping in
the Grand Canyon, Colorado. and
many of the cities bewren the coast
and Omaha. They will depart this
afternoon on trip to Oklahoma
where they will visit for sore time
with friends and relatives before
returning to their home in the
west. They leit Los Angeles on
April 30th. and could have arrived
at Omaha in eight days, but prefer
red to see the country and cities
along the way.
RETURNED AFTER YEARS AWAY
From Tuesday's Daily.
L. I. Newton who formerly lived
n this city but,-who has been niak-
ng his home in the western portion
of this state for the past eleven
years, has just sold out his farm
there and yesterday morning arriv
ed in this city. Mr. Newton who is
he father of Hoawr dand Orvil New-
on of this city, is not in the best
of health, nor has been for the past
two months but hopes to rapildy re
gain his health from now on.
THE DOCTOR SURPRISED
AT THE COATES HALL
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, '18
D-inoinu from S p. m. to 12 M.
KltM-tri1 fans to kn-p ynu cool.
I'.-st if order anil a pool time.
I-a.li-s fr-e c-iieok room.
Ire cream and rake ami
!iinks will l,e served in
Gents. 50c Ladies Free Spec's, 25c
IMu War Tax to Help I.i k the Kaiser
From Monday's Daily.
Dr. H. C. Leopold whose birthday
arrived today, was surprised last
Saturday evening, by one of his
piatients. ,Mrs. C, E. Sydebotham.
who had been receiving treatments
from the Doctor was called up and
asked to be in the office at eight
o'clock when she was told he would,
she said will Mrs. Leopold be there
also, when the answer was givn in
the affirmative, the telephone was
hung up. This was all Dr. and wife
knew about it until the time arrived,
when in walked Mr. and Mrs. Syde
botham, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stinc,
and carrying a package, which when
unpacked proved to be an elegant
birthday cake, and they all proceed
ed to a delightful birthday supper,
other portions of which were sup
plied as well as the c."ke. Hearty
congratulations were also exchanged
as the party departed.
Lame Sack Relieved,
For lame back apply Chamberlin's
Liniment twice a day and massage
the muscles of the back over the seat
of pain thoroughly at each application.
FIRST OF JUNE
MISS MARIE DONELLY AND 1ST
LIEUTENANT EDWIN FIN
GAR SON UNITED.
PARTOOK OF MILITARY STYLE
Luke's Church Decorated with
Flags, Etc., for Saturday
Good eight room house, barr. and
sheds, located on Blocks 4. 5, C.
Townseds addition, north Eighth St.
A bargain if taken at once. IT. F.
We have never offered more
serviceable or more attractive
You will want one or more of
these smart gaiments; in gabar
dine, linen, pique and cordaline
novelty patterns and plain white.
Each garment is tailored in first
class fashion. Some of the styles
are shirred or pleated at the waist
line, others have modest pockets,
yokes and panels.
$1.95 to $10.00
FRED P. BUSCH, Manager
From Monday's Dally.
Last Saturday occurred one of
the most beautiful and nicely ap
pointed weddings which has been
solemnized in this city for some
time, when Miss Marie Donnelly was
united in marriage with First Lieu
tenant George Edwin Fingarson, at
the St. Lukes Episcopal church. The
church had been decorated in mili
tary colors with flags abounding in
profusion everywhere, being looped
from the ceiling of the church and
a large one was hung on the wall.
After the congregation was seated
the pews were roped in with orna
mental ropes, which formed a pass
age way for the bridal part-.
The bridal party entered, the bride
upon the arm of her father, preced
ed by little Elizabeth Aldrich, of Ne
braska City, about four years old.
carrying a bonuet, wniie lonowing
was the groom and Lieutenant M. B.
Johnson, of Fort Crook, the best
man, and Miss Gretchen Donnelly as
maid of honor and Ztrs. John W.
Falter as matron of honor.
The ushers. Lieutenants Doughton,
ndrews. Carter and Milne, all of
FortCrook. with a nicety that pro
claimed military precision, cared for
the audience and looked after the
wants of the wedding party. "The
Star Spangled Fanner" was played
by Mrs. George II. Falter, of Falls
City, being followed by Lohengren's
The march ended under a looped
canopy of American flags, where the
bridal party was met by Rev. Wilber
F. Leete, pastor of the Episcopal
church, who, with the beautiful
itual of the church, said the words
that united the hearts and lives of
these two young people.
After the ceremony was conclud
ed, the bridal party, with the same
precision and stately movement that
haracterizes army regulations, left
the church for the home of the
ride's parents. The pews which
had been closed to the aisles, were
then loosed one at a time and the
eople passed out in order, each pew
nil assembled in the form of pla
toons of military men.
Following the ceremony was held
a reception at the home or the urines
parents, attended by a large number
The bride was dressed in white
georgette, trimmed iii point lace and
carried a shower boquet. The vail,
which had been her mother's, was
arranged coronet shape and held In
place by a crown of orange blossoms.
The attendants at the wedding wore
pink organdie dresses quaintly old
fashioned, trimmed with lace, and
blue ribbon poke bonnets trimmed in
pink organdie with streamers of blue
ribbon, carrying nosegays of ward
ward roses. The flower girl's dress
was of pink and white, with tiny
nosegays of ward roses.
The Donnelly home was decorat
ed with foliage, white flowers and
trailing vines. Assisting at the re
ception there were Mesdames J. A.
Donelan, It. F. Patterson, J. S. Liv
ingston, Henry Ilerold, Anna Britt
and W. II. Clement and Misses Mia
and Barbara Gering, Dora Fricke,
and Verna Leonard. Those who as
sisted in the serving were Misses
Madeline Miner, Edith Dovey, Jean-
nette Patterson, Margaret Donelan
and Lillian Dwyer.
The out of town guests at the
wedding were Miss Calire Hermann,
Watertown, Wisconsin; Miss Char
lotte Hayes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin;
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Aldrich, Nebras
ka City; Mrs. Frances Welch, Chi
cago; Misses Stella Shannahan, Jo
sephine Grace, Eva Bragg, Marian
Zimmer and Violet Dodge, Dr. R. A.
Dodge, Mrs. Withnell and Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Harris, of Omaha;
Lieutenant and Mrs. Paul Reinke, of
Fort Crook; Mr. and Mrs. George H.
Falter, of Falls City; Warren Pow
ell and C. Goerke, of Omaha; Lieu
tenants Powell, Thome, McCulloch,
Johnston Marsh, Cassady, Drake
and Harding, of Fort Crook and Miss
Jennie Donnelly, Yates Center, Kan
sas. The bridal party departed, on the
midnight Missouri Pacific train for
a short trip to Kansas City, Mo.
From Wednesday's Dally.
G. A. B. Hicks, of near Cullom
was looking after some business in
the city for the day, coming down
Charles Christweisser was a pas
senger to South Omaha this morning
where he has some matters to look
after at the live stock market.
Harris Bates and wife were in
this morning from their home near
Greenwood, and were looking after
some business in the city and before
the local board and to register.
S. A. Green and wife, of Louis
ville, were visitors in, the city this
morning, Mr. Green coming to reg
ister with the local board, while
hey will visit with relatives for the
Wm. Wendt and son Leonard of
Louisville were visitors in the city
this morning, coming to look after
some business matters in the city,
and also that Leonard might regis
ter for the service.
M. Fanger of Missouri Valley, la.,
was a' visitor in Plattsmouth this
afternoon, coming to look after some
business in the city and to spend a
few hours visiting with his former
friends in this city.
J. W. Young and son Wayne, ac
companied by Carl, Fay and Glen
Rutledge came up this morning from
Union and are looking around over
the city, the three latter coming to
register at the court house for mili
M. B. Chamberlain, from near
Cedar Creek, accompanied by his
wne ana names, were visitors in
Plattsmouth this morning, coming to
look after some business matters in
the city and also to attend to some
matters at the court house.
Will 11. Wehrbein brought two
cars of fat cattle in last evening, and
loaded them out for Omaha, they go
ing during the night, to be on the
market at South Omaha this morn
ing. Mr. Wehrbein went up early
this morning to be on the market at
the opening of the selling.
Clarence Heebner, son of Henry
Ileebner. arrived this morning from
his home near Nehawka, coining to
register as one of the boys having
passed his twenty-first birthday in
the last year. He was accompanied
by J. S. Rough, who is looking after
some business in the city today.
Wm. Puis and daughter Miss
Laura, drove to this city yesterday
afternoon from their home in Mur
ray, and the sudden shower, which
really was a hard rain, put the
roads in such a condition that they
did not care to drive home and they
therefore left the car, and returned
on the railroad.
NOT A S-A-L-E ,
BUT SOME REAL WAR TIME VALUES!
We do not specialize in little children's duds, but we have a number of Bread
winner play suits, rompers and wash suits that should be doing their bit. These
we will sell at less than half present wholesale prices
15 SUITS AGES 3, 4 and 5
in ginghams, linens and chambrays
Just right for summer.
Will save lots of washing.
Fancy Wash Suits!
' 65 SUITS AGES 2 to 8.
at 50c, 65c, $1.00, $1.50 and $2.00
Don't waste your time making
them. The materials alone will cost
your more than the finished suit.
The above is old stock, guaranteed workmanship and fast colors. They are
for sale as long as they last.
From Tuesday's Daily.
Low Meyers of Cedar Creek was a
visitor in this city yesterday looking
after some business and last evening
returned to his home.
John F. Wolf was a business
visitor in this city yesterday after
noon, coming from his Lome in
George Wiles from Weening Water
was a visitor in this city this morn
ing, coming to look after some busi
ness in the county seat.
Charles Knutson of Louisville was
in the city this morning coming to
look after some business matters
with the county clerk.
Herman Richter of Murray was
attending to some business matters
in this city yesterday afternoon and
was a pleasant caller at this office.
Judge Brobst, of Louisville, was
looking after some business in this
city today, coming down this morn
ing to take up some matters at the
Judge W. E. Hand of Gre:nwood
was in the city today looking after
some business in the city and also
having some matters to look after at
the court house".
Oliver Gapen drove from the home
near Murray to this city this morn
ing to catch the train lor umana.
where he is looking after some busi
ness for the day.
G. P. Meisinger, the assessor of
Eight Mile Grove precinct, was in
the city this morning to make final
report of his work to the County as
sessor, George L. Farley.
John Mefford of Greenwood was
a business visitor m tins city tins
morning coming in to make the re
port on his work as assessor of that
precinct, and to look after other
matters at the county seat.
Charles Spacht the teacher of ath
letics in the high school during the
past year, and who went to his home
at Alliance about a week since, ar
rived here last evening for a short
visit, and will in the near future
enlist in the army or navy.
Fred Weidman, of Plainview, who
has been visiting in this city for the
past few days, departed this morning
for Omaha where he is looking af
ter some business and will return
here for a longer stay before going
o his home in the northern part of
Lee Mayfield. editor of the Louis
ville Courier, was a business visitor
n this city today, having some mat
ters before- the Board of County
Commissioners and was also looking
after business in the city. He found
time to call upon the editor of the
Journal and pass a few moments
Miss Ellen Nolting and Miss Ag
nes Bajeck departed last evening for
Peru, where they are going to enter
the summer school for teachers. They
are both graduates of the Platts
mouth High school, and are young
ladies who will claim a place in
the teaching fraternity of the state.
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Christiansen
from near Murray were visiters in
this city this morning, coming from
their city on the Missouri Pacific,
and deparing via the Burlington for
Red Oak, Iowa, where they will
visit for some days at the home of
Fred Bosse and family. Mesdames
Bosse and Christiansen being sistcfl-s.
From Monday's Dally.
Mrs. J. P. Keil visited over Sun
day at Cedar Creek, where she was
the guest of her son and family.
Adam Meisinger from near Cedar
Creek was a passenger to Omaha,
where he is looking after some busi
ness for the day.
J. W. Edmonds of Murray was a
visitor in this city tod;:y coming up
to look after some business at the
Miss Mable Kaffenberger depart
ed last Saturday evening for Cedar
Creek, where she visited with her
sister, Mrs. George Horn over Sun
day. The final hearing of the settle
ment of the estate of the late C. E.
Babbitt is being heard in he county
court today, and the estate settled
Charles McReyiiolds of south of
Murray was a business visitor in
this city last Saturday evening look
ing after some trading with the
Misses Edna Morrison and Mattie
Larson departed this afternoon for
Peru, where they will enter the
summer school, for teachers, and will
remain for about two months.
Miss Almeda Haddon, who has
just recently graduated from the
schools at Lousville, arrived In the
city and will make her home at C. G.
Fricke's where she will assist in the
house work. ,
Bean Weaver of South Bend, who
is in the city today, looking after
some business, only last week en
listed in the tank service, and will
soon report for training in that de
partment of the army service
Misses Mary Propst from west of
the citv and Miss Stones who makes
her home with Miss Propst were pas
sengers to Omaha this morning
where they are visiting with friends
for the day and looking after some
Sterling Rhoden and little son of
Murray motored to this city this
morning to attend to some business
matters and visit friends for a short
time. While here Mr. Rhoden called
at this office and subscribed for the
Virgil McFarland of North Platte
was a visitor in the city last Satur
day with friends. He will be re
membered having married formerly
Miss Olga Campbell, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Campbell who
moved some time since from this
city to Hoardville, Neb
A carload of selectmen from Wy
oming, passed through this city this
morning, going east, and had old
Glory floating from the car window,
and written on the side of the car In
chalk "On to Berlin" "Over the Top"
and "Give Them Hell." As they
passed the station they cheered
loudly for the United States Army.
On account of the death of a
brother of Mrs. A. H. Bushnell, at
Omaha on last Saturday evening the
funeral of whom occurs today at
that place, the meeting of the Loyal
Workers which was to have been
held at the home of Mrs. Bushnell,
will be held at the home of Mrs. L.
F. Pickett on Wednesday afternoon
of this week.
A. W. Vallery has just received a
letter from his. brother Ed. Vallery
who is located at Fagan, Mont.,
where he is engaged in farming, and
where also A. W., has a half section
of land. .Ed writes that the country
is looking fine, and that the wheat
is good, with the exception of a
small patch in one corner o' a field
which belongs to A. W. Vallery which
he has plowed up and put in oats.
RETURN FROM WEDDING TRIP.
From Wednesday's Dally.
Lieutenant and Mrs. George Ed
win Fingarson, who departed Sat
urday night for a brief wedding trip
to Kansas City, returned, this morn
ing, coming by way of Omaha, and
are spending a short time at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Donnelly.
MARRIES BEFORE HE LEAVES.
From Wednesday's Daily.
The notice of the marriage of
Chester Tuey in the paper of yes
terday, which occurred last week,
was followed by the enlisting of
Chester in the service and he is going
to Ft. Logan, Colorado a few days
since. Chester is a good citizen, and
will make an excellent soldier.
Wheat is looking fine in Chase
county at this time. Rosenerans is
still selling land in this section. He
will make a trip west Sunday even
ing, June 2. Make the trip with
him and look the country over. ?9-2t
To Prevent Belching.
Make a regular habit ot eating
slowly, masticate your food thor
oughly, and you may have no further
trouble. If you should take one of
Chamberlain's Tablets immediately
If you are in need of any farm
implements in the line of cultivators.
read what Mr. John F. Gorder says
he has in the cultivator line.
We have for walkers a genuine
New Tongueless 'Departure. tor
tongue cultivator the Jenny Lind.
For Rider a New Century and
Badger. For 2-Row listed Corn
Cultivator, we have Jik, John Deere
and the Rock Island. John F. Gord
Mr. and Mrs. P. Balser departed
this evening for Buffalo and Dun
kirk, N. Y., where they will spend
about two weeks, visiting wtn
relatives and friends and will take
a vacation for that long a time dur-
ng the warm weather.
DR. H. G. LEOPOLD
Special Attention oDIMf of Women
ACUTE DISEASES TREATED
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted
Night Calls Answered After Hours
and Sundays by Appointment.
8:30 a. m. to 12:00 1:30 p. m. to 5:30
oh!" lUou Plattsmouth, Neb.
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Boys will be Boys
and some day boys will be men. That's why we try to have everything a boy
wants in things to wear, because then later he will come to us for the things a
man wants and that's how our business has been built. We think there is no
store in Nebraska can show you better clothes for boys, or better shirts, or
better underwear, or stockings, or caps, or play suits, or anything a boy wears
than we do. We take pride in our boys' department. We want you to know
about it. Bring the boy here, we'll take good care of him.
Ask about our
American Boy" Club.
C. E. Wescott -s Sons
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