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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, AUGUST 2C, 1918.
BTTI.IET WOUND TM
RIGHT ARM MAKING SIX
EREAKS IN THE BONE.
MEMBER LOYAL SON'S CLASS
First of Thirty-Six Members In Ser
vice To Receive An
Fmm 1 Kiirpilny's Daily
.Mrs. Fred Kissling who has just
returned from North Yakima,
Wash., where s'.ie has been visiting.
:it the home if lirr parents C. M.
Fost-r and wife, brings back the
news of the wounding of her broth
er Ralph Foster, of July 0th. the
same day that Rvron Arries was
wounded. The wound was a severe nS school, says. "In their examina
one, and the young man is in the ticns of the week, all are doing
American Hospital at Paris, where finely, and come through the week,
lie is b-ing treated. The wound with good records."
v.-a s in the riht arm above the el- i
bow, and the bone was badly shat
tered., the ball which struck the
bone shattering it, and making six
The nurse in charge, wrote to the
t North Yakiraa, telling of
hi.- condition, and saying that the tied in the stable and getting fright
wound was progressing as well as ened at something, the horse pulled
could be expected, but was very
severe from the nature of the in
jury. Ralph Foster is the second son of
Mr. and Mr. C. M. Foster, who
formerly was employed in the Bur
lington shops, before they moved to
the west seme years ago. Ralph.
was but a youth w hen he left here j when the purchaser asked for a price
and was a member of the Christian ! on it, but he refused to sell the arii
church and a member of the Loyal mal.
Pons class at that Sunday school, j
He attended the schools here, and !
was employed in a mercantile es
tablishment in North Yakima, be
fore he entered the service from
his state, Washington. His address
is Ralph Foster, Co. A Sth Regi
ment A. K. F. His many friends
here will be grieved to know of his
injury and hope for a rapid and
WILL GO OVER SEAS.
Fr'm Ti.urs-la v's Dnilw
George Nut;lin and wife with
their little child of Nebraska City,
were in this city this morning en
route for Keokuk, Iowa, where they
go to vibit with Mrs. Nuglin's broth
er James Coleman, who is shortly
to depart for France. Mr. Coleman
has been inrpector of ammunition
at Brockton. Mass., until just re
cently, and having been given a
furlough for a few days before he
r!ill go abroad.
CASS COUNTY FORTUNATE.
From Friday's Daily.
This county is fortunate in that
it has two candidates for the posi
tion of Lieutenant Governor. One
real citizen, while the other was
formerly a citizen of this count.
W. B. Canning one of the real live
wires of this county has been chosen
the candidate for the position of
lieutenant governor, by the Demo
cratic party, is a man whom the
citizen-? of this county have learned
to take a meaning enterprise, pep
and get there, and one of the most
reliable citizens of eld Cass. "
Again I A. Barrows or Tel Bar
rows, is one cf the most reliable
citizens of the state, and a man well
known over the state. Mr. Bar
rows was the editor for the Platts-
mouth News-Herald, for some tfme, I
years since, when it was in the
hands of Earnest Pollard.
UNFURNISHED ROOM FOR RENT.
T hav, an un f u rn it,rl to
rent to school students who wish to
do lisht housekepninj? Ti o q
No. 403 Marble and 11 Sts. Olive
Gass. S-9-2v.ksd4twkly ;
The New Hope War Savings So
ciety will meet Thursday, August
29th. at the School house west of
DIVORCE MATTER SETTLED.
From Fri Jay's Pally.
lne matter or the case stine vs,
Stine winch is a case wherein Wm
Stine had brought suit against his
spouse for separation alleging ex
treme cruelty, and has stipulated to
pay ?."00.00 alminoy. The case of
Mr. Stine was looked after by At-
torney ('. L. Craves, while the in
terests of Mrs. Stine was looked af
ter by Attorney C. A. Rawls of this
city. At the hearing the defense did
not appear, and the decree was giv
en to the plaintiff by default, and
on account of the stipulation the
defendant was given almony to
the amount of $500.00.
ALL CASS COUNTY
BOYS DOING WELL
From Friday's Dolly.
A letter received by the writer
from his son Leland S. Briggs who
is an instructor in the branch of
Auto Mechanics, at the state farm.
where the boys of the last quota
from this county which was sent to
Lincoln are. Leland in speaking
about the boys all of whom he has
met and are with him, in the train-
LOSES VALUABLE HORSE.
From Fr 'Jay's Pally.
Carl Egenberger is the loser of
an excellent horse, which died from
a peculiar accident. The horse was
back, and when the halter broke,
the horse's head struck against the
joist of the stable inflicting an in
jury in the head of the animal,
from this a gathering was caused in
the head, from which it died yes
terday morning. Carl had just re
fused $225.00 for the animal, and
HAS HIS SUPER SIX
From FriOay's Pally.
Henry Stutt, the banker of Avoca,
who some time since lost his Hud
son Super Six, he having some one
nip it while it stood just out side
his home at Avoca, has recovered It
and has it home again.
Mr. Stutt has just returned from
a trip to Colorado, when the car
was stolen. He invoked the assist
ance of the chasers of 'stolen cars,
and through Charles W. Pitkin of
Omaha, the car was recovered at
Kansas City and returned.
WAS HERE 46 YEARS AGO.
From Saturday'." Daily.
Yesterday Charle3 Hall living at
Havelock, and a number of the fam
ily, namely. Francis, Ray, Maurice.
Ronald. William and Fred, accom
panying him they came for a drive
and had four cars. After looking
around the city, they went to the
Big Burlington bridge, and looked
around at the river and then return
ed to their home atNJIavelock.
In 1872. Wm. Hall, the father of
Charles Hall came to this city, and
crossing the river here went to near
Louisville where they lived for
seme two years but did not return
to Plattsmouth as they found a
trading point at Louisville. After
having resided there they went to
near where Havelock now is and
made their home there ever since.
During all this time they never came
back to Plattsmouth, having passed
through here 4G years ago, and
thi3 the first time they found time to
come back here. The thirteen year
old boy who passed through this city
with his father is now a man only
j one year from sixty years of age.
They came through this city, travel
ing with a covered wagon from Gil
The Joy of Living.
To enjoy life we must have good
neaun. ro one can reasunauiy iiupe
to et much real. Pleasure out of life
when his bowels are cloggeu a good
share or tne time ana me poisons
lnat should be expelled are absorbed
Into the system, producing headache
and indigestion. A few doses of
Chamberlain's Tablets will move the
bowels, strengthen the digestion and their son Louie and daughter Lil
give you a chance to realize the real lian who have Deen at Camp Dodge
tnv nf living Trv u
Read the Journal Ads It Payt
GDLIDE ON HILL
ONE COMING DOWN THE Mo
KOHNKIE HILL. THE OTHER
ONE HITTING FOR IT.
ONE GAR TURNED TURTLE.
Occupants Thrown Out Of the Car
But Fortunately No One
From Friday's Dally.
Last evening as Oscar Gapen, sis
ter Helen Gapen and two cousins of
Mr. Gapen, were coming down the
McKohnkie hill, and were near the
bottom, a car from Union, going
south and traveling at a good rate
of speed, on account of desiring to
make the steep grade, collided with
the result that the car of Mr. Gapen
was overturned, and the occupants
five in number thrown from the
car, which was an Overland, while
the other which was a Ford, lost
one wheel, but stayed the right side
up. Th? wheel from the Ford was
torn off, and the casing thrown off,
and ran about sixty feet up hill be
fore stopping, thus indicating the
speed at which the cars were travel
ing. Both cars were considerably dam
aged, and very fortunate it is that
the occupants escaped without in-
MEETS WITH SERIOUS ACCIDENT
From Saturday's Dailv.
Yesterday when Eddie Waintroub
desired to go to dinner he hopped a
passing car, driven by a man from
the country, and when he had got-
en near the store of E. P. Lutz, as
sayed to hop off again, and in doing
so was thrown to the ground, his
head striking against a portion of a
brick which cut a long deep gash
ust behind the right ear. and
rendered the young man uncon
scious. . T. wasseu ana ine driv
er of the car picked the unfortunate
boy up, and carried him to the of
fice of Dr. Livingston, where he had
he wound dressed. As they neared
the office, the young man recovered
onsciousness and wanted to be put
down so he could walk. He was al-
owed to walk into the office sup
ported by the assistants. After the
wound was dressed he was able to
go to his home, and was feeling
pretty well with the exception of a
dull heavy headache during the
RETURNS HOME FROM HOSPITAL
'rom Friday's Pail v.
Last evening Mr. and Mrs. John
Bauer returned from a stay of about
a week at the hospital at Rochester,
Minn., where Mr. Bauer went for
treatment, and where he underwent
an operation about six days since.
They arrived at Omaha over the
Northwestern road, and were met
at Omaha by auto, and arrived at
home late last night. Mr. Bauer is
feeling fairly well, is able to walk
across the room, and has some appe
tite. His many friends wish that he
may soon be able to be out again.
PRETTY GOOD NATURED MAN.
From Friday's Dally.
Frank H. Steppat, was in the city
this morning, and he has always
been meeting us with a smile and
a cheery "good morning', and "how
are you" but this morning when we
met him, he seemed a little more
pleasant, and as he poked a good
smoke in our direction, we glanced
a little more directly into his pleas
ant eye, and also smiled, and he
confessed "It is a girl, and every
body doing nicely." Wo did not
smoke but extended congratulations
and good wishes all the same. Sure
he and wife are pleased at the ar
rival of the little Miss.
RETURNED LAST EVENING
FROM CAMP DODGE
From Friday's Dally.
Joseph Schessel and wife with
for tne Pas few days returned
home last night, and tells of seeing
their son and brother Geo. Schessel
who was still there but expected to
get away soon. The camp is about
half deserted at this time and will
be almost entirely empty in a short
i time. Few are coming now, but in
a short time will be filled up again.
Mrs. Schessel tells of the camp, say
ing it looked like all the people in
the United Slates were there. Y?s.
this is a bisr country, and Hftv In
one hundred thousand people when
gotten together seem a lnrge crowd,
but when there are millions of them
the crowd is larger.
Still we hear the tramp of mil
lions more of free men, as thev come
answering the call in thn name of
Humanity and Civilization.
ANOTHER FAMILY NOV .
From Friday's Pally.
K. Mewis the maker of new tires
out of old. and the solver cf the
troubles of the traveler by auto.
"who has a blowout, ha also solved
some of his own trouble.-. He has
been here some time and been hav
ing to board at the hotel. while
awaiting for the household goods to
be shipped from Ashland. They
finally arrived and are installed in
his new home, and last evening the
family came also, and everything, is
all right and the tire repairer
whistles at his vorl'.
VISITORS IN THE CITY TODAY.
From Friday's I si 11 y.
Mr. C. S. Newlon, Mr. 11. F. Mar
shall and daughter Mi?s Carrie of
Weeping Water, Mrs. Frank Mar
shall and Miss Faith Murfin of Wa
bash motored to this city this morn
ing for a short visit with friends
and to attend to seme important
business matters. Y.'liile here Mr.
Newlon took time to call at this of
fice and renewed his subscription
for another year.
MISS KATHERINE WHITAKER
DEPARTS TOR HER HOME
From Friday's Dailv.
Miss Katherine Whitaker of Lin
coln who has been visiting in this
city for some time past the guest of
her friend Miss Grace Beeson. de
parted for her home last evening
and was accompanied by Mi?s Grace
Beeson for a two weeks visit. Mrs.
Allen J. Beeson gave a supper in
honor of her daughter Miss Grace
and her friend Miss Katherine Whit
aker, yesterday, at which a large
number cf the friends of these
vcung ladies were present, .Miss
Whitaker was ah-o feted at a six
o'clock supper by her friend Miss
Katherine Schrack and a five o'clock
tea, by Helen.
VISITING HERE FROM
From 'Friday's Daily.
Herold Barnes arrived in the city
last evening from Camp Cody, where
lie has been for the past months, as
sisting in drilling, of new men, for
the array. Before he was on the
Mexican border, and is home on a
furlough. It will be remembered
that he was at the Burlington bridge
during the time that guards were
placed here. He is a cousin of Roy
Cole, and was his guest while here.
He returned to Weeping Water th
WILL VISIT FOR SOME
TIME IN THE EAST
From Friday's Dailv
Mrs. E. C. Hill and son Roscoe,
depart this evening for Chicago;
and will visit at the home of a
sister of Mrs. Hill. Mrs. A. B. Smith
and husband of Englewcod, for some
time and will visit at the Great
Lakes training station. Roscoe will
see the boys who have gone from
this city and are there, the two
Duxbury boys, Clarence Beal, Frank
Policek, and A. W. Vallery and a
number of others from this city and
county who there. They will spent
some time at Englewood and visit
with relatives and see the sights.
Owing to the fact that my son
Floyd Richardson will join the
army, the Plattsmouth Ferry will
stop running at 9 o'clock, at night
after September 1st.
24-2td-tw JOHN RICHARDSON.
Wanted Married man, not large
family, to work on farm, good wag-
es, and a house furnished. Call R.
J. Haynie, phone No. 3712. 16-tf
AT HOME OF W. A.
WITH EASY EFFORT THEY
ORGANIZE RED CROSS CHAPTER
And Lay Plans For Very Active
Work During the Contin
uance Of the War.
From Saturday's Daily.
The Social Workers Flower club
with Mrs. H. C. Yanllorn as Presi
dent, Miss Blanche Horning as
Yice-President, Mrs. F. W. Nolting
Treasurer, and Mrs. C. M. Manners
secretary, met at the country home
of Mrs. Wm. Taylor south of this
city on Wednesday afternoon of
this week to organize an independ
ent Red Cross chapter and devote
their afternoons to Red Cross work,
instead of a social time. This
meeting was an all day meeting
and the ladies of this splendid club
had arranged to come to the Tay-
Icr heme and spend the day. At the
noon hour an elegant picnic din
ner, consisting of fried chickens and
ill the good things to go with it,
was spread and to which ell did
The early hours of the afternoon
were devoted to the regular tmsi
ness session, alter wnicti Mrs. t . u.
Dunbar. Chairman and Mrs. C. A
Rosencrans Vice-Chairman of the
riatfir.outh Chapter, who had been
nvited to attend this meeting, told
of the Red Cross work in a most
interesting and charming manner
fter' their explanations, the ladies
of this club decided to organize in
to an independent branch of thf
Red Cross, and to give up all social
entertainments and good times anu
devote their time to the Red Cross
work during the period of the war.
The ladies will hold their next meet
ing in next two weeks at the home
of Mrs. Wm. Gilmour, at which time
a Red Cross Chapter organization
will be completed. Mrs. Dunbar
and Mrs. Rosencrans of the Platts
meuth chapter will, also, be in at
tendance at this meeting to make
further explanations of the work
and will have the materials with
them to show the ladies how the
work is to be done. We know some
excellent work will be sent in b
this chapter, along with the other
chapters, as they are very enthus-
astic in their new work. This
mokes the nineteentn uea cross
chapter in the county, the Platts
mouth chapter making the twen
tieth, and all chapters are doing ex
cellent work and lots of it and this
is especially most pleasing to the
Plattsmouth Chairman, Mrs. Dun
bar. She is very proud of the work
and the results derived from each
chapter. The Cass Countj' Red
Cross Chapter is the largest chapter
in the state, in that it has the larg
est number of auxiliary chapters.
SUFFERS LOSS OF FOUR COWS.
From Saturday's Dally.
John F. Wehrbein is the loser of
four of his best cows, from the eat
ing of cane. They had gotten into
the cane, and as they broke through
the fence they were observed by the
man who is employed on the farm.
Pie hastened to get them out, and
while they only were able to eat a
few mouthsful cf the cane, which
at a certain stage is considered ex
tremely poison, before they were
driven out, nine were affected by
the cane, and four died while they
were able to pull the other five
JUST AS WELL BE
FAIR ABOUT IT
From Saturday's Daily.
One of the farmers from the coun
ty, where wild grapes grow, was
complaining that people from town
ccme to their place when they were
away from home on Sunday, were
visiting in town, and tore the grape
vires all up, and the fences down,
leaving the gates open, where the
j stock were, and generally 'tearing
up jack. The farmer who Is good
natured said, that if they were to
j come to town with a half pint of J
booze somewhere in their car, and
the police was to get hold of it the
penalty would be $100.00 and costs
while from all out side evidences
the ones who went and stole the
grapes besides destroying the vines
and fences, were going to make
wine out of the grapes, and get
away with it. He asks, is it fair
and the question comes to us all.
GOOD WHEAT IN THE NORTH
From Saturday's Dally.
Otto Creamer who has been in
the north harvesting for some time
arrived home last evening and says
that their is an abundance of rain
in the Dakotas and especially North
Dakota, where he was. The' wheat
made a good y'eld, averaging about
25 bushels per acre, and some in
stances running as high as forty.
Otto and Joe Seagraves went up
there at the same time and while
there Otto was taken with malaria,
and on that account he came hack,
while Joe Seagrave stayed and is as
sisting in harvesting.
From Saturday's Daily.
Clarence Mason who has been in
Dakota, for the past six months.
where he worked at Winner, So.
Dakota, for most of the time, and
at another point some one hundred
and twenty miles further north, ar
rived home -last evening and will
work here for the present. He ha""
an offer or two here, but has not
decided as to which he would take
Clarence is a good man on an auto
mobile and will do good work for
whoever shall give him employment.
WILL GO TO THE COAST.
'om Saturday's Dailv.
During the past few days Frank-
Cook and wife with their little one
have been visiting in this city with
their folks, the .occasion being that
they are departing for the west.
vhere Mr. Ccok is accepting a posi
tion as a workman in the ship
yards at Seattle, Wash. Frank
Cook who is the son of C. E. Cook,
southwest of the city, has been at
Havelock for a number of years,
where he has had charge of a crew
of workmen. On his departure they
presented him with a fine gold
watch, as a token of their esteem,
and as a memento of their times to
Miss Catherine Schopp departed
this afternoon for McCook, where
she will visit for some time with
Mrs. W. A. Robertson and child
ren departed this afternoon for
Omaha, where they are visiting with
friends for over Sunday.
laffs at the Journal Office.
Deposit Vour Wheat Re
turns in This Bank
and pay your bills by check. It's not only
safer, but it keeps the money end of your har
vest season in systematic order.
Your bank statement and cancelled checks re
turned to you at the end of each month fur
nish an accurate record of your transactions
no nee to keep an elaborate set of books
when you have a checking account in this
First National Bank
RUN OVER A LOG
IN THE WEEDS
AUTO GOING TOO SWIFT A CLIP
RUNS OVER OBSTACLE AND
GIRL GETS SHOULDER BROKEN
Were Endeavoring To Go Around
Another Car On the Road
From Thursday's Dally.
Last evening while traveling
along the road southwest of the city.
Earl Becker, Miss Freda Wolforth,
Otto Wolforth and Harry Speck who
were driving along and the dust
making a cloud in their faces con
cluded that they would pass the
"ar which was causing the trouble
and accordingly pulled out of the
road, to pass the car which was
causing the dust, and they both be
ing moving at rapid pace, the car
n which Mr. Becker and the young
ady and her brother was riding
struck a log. which was partly cov
ered by grass and weeds, with the
result that the car was wrecked,
and the occupants thrown out, with
great violence. Miss Freda Wol
forth sustained many bruises, and
a broken collar bone, which was re
duced by one of the city doctors.
Mr. Otto Wolforth who was doing
the driving and Earl Becker were
considerable bruised also, while the
wo in the rear seat were not so se
verely injured. The injuries of the
persons in the car were dressed "and
they made as comfortable as possible
and the car turned over to the
tender mercies of the garage man.
T IS NOW CAPTAIN
G. H. GILM0RE
"rom Saturday's Dally.
Some time since Dr. G. H. Gil-
more passed the examination as a
Physician and surgeon for the Unit
ed States army, and has been ap
pointed to the position with the
anking of a captain. Dr. Gilmore
passed an excellent examination
and will go to the service in a short
ime. He has secured the services
of Dr. C. II. Ross who was in this
city to serve in his place while he
is away. Dr. Gilmore is an excel
lent physician and will make good
as a practitioner in the army.
Mrs. W. T. Scottin was a passeng
er to Omaha this morning where she
is visiting at the home of her
daughter Mrs. T. L. Murphy for the
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