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MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1918.
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OVER THE COUNTY
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IN.ni to Mr. ami Mrs. Krnest M
Shoemaker a son. Moiulay, P?pt. It
Andrew O'sen bought through the
T. L. Davis Lain! Agency 2fto acres
!' the Arthur Wiles farm, west of
town. Coiisitu-rat ion $2"0 per acre
Mr. A. !!. Twadell and family of
Ii-I.i. Kansas, arrived last Tuesday
morning for a few clays visit at the
Troy Pavis hciiue. .Mrs. Twadell and
.Mr. Pavis are sisters.
Werd from Mrs. II. 1!. ("one of
Council Muffs states that her fon
Jes. Hansen is now in Fncle Sam's
service. being stationed at" Ft.
Leavenworth in the signal corps.
Harold Cleveland, wife and baby
who live,! on the ("aygill farm outh
w,-.-t of town, moved to Fagle Grove.
I ' . Saturday. He sold his personal
rfrects on the farm to Pan Suddith
who has moved there and will farm
The place next jear.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Howard of
miaku were Sunday visitors at the
Mrs. Amelia I'lizbe home. Mrs.
I'lihe accompanied them to Omaha
t : i? evening and left Monday for
.Vm-wor' h to visit af tlu home of
:.t r son George.
A lane Tehran ha.- been seen
aliove town and on the lake. The
v ;i:ve warden is giving out instruc
tions 'o not shoot this bird, but let
i !t.v.t around here. Other orders
i !.i the warden are to refrain from
d'.ieks on the creek.
Fredrick Pay of Michigan visited
his cousin. Frank Pay Friday and
Saturday. He i an old soldier and
bad been to the encampment at
Fortland. Oregon, and also visited
his two sons on the western coast
and was on his way home when here.
Pr. F. I. U'-ed received bis call
Sunday for medical service. With the
c.il came the app .ir.tmepnt of cap
tain in the medical corps and the in-.-ructions
to report for duty at Ft.
Kiley. The doctor is bu-y tliis week
arranging his affairs and the pack
in of l:is otfice fixtures in order to
report for duty in a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Jameson
and family of Arradia. who have
been spending a week with rela
tives here, left for their home Tues
day. Hotner reports good crops and
lets of pasture out there and says
v e Cass county people will have to
cruue cut there for corn this year.
Charley Poty of Oklahoma City
was visiting relatives here the first
of the week. He was called here by
the serious illness of his father,
William Poty. who is very at a hos
pital in Omaha. Charley is in the
id! business at Oklahoma City and
has thirteen men employed to carry
on his business.
Miss Iluth Miller went to Diller,
Xebr., the latter part of last .week
where she will teach in the public
schools of that place.
Grandma Hollenbeck has gone to
Topeka. Kansas, to spend the wint
er with Mrs. Maddox expects to
have soon for France.
Miss Lucile Greiser returned to
Lexington. Mo., after having spent
tV; summer with her grandparents,
."ir. and Mrs. Henry Miller.
Chas. S. Stone left on Wednesday
: r ('(dorado where he will look after
his banking interests.
I. M. Liston returned on Tuesday
from an auto trip to various points
in Kansas while gone lie helped put
up bay on one of his farms.
Mrs. IP-ckwith was one of the
i n t est ants at the state fair with
h r oil printed pictures and she was
'iccessful in getting two first prizes
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out of the four pictures exhibited.
Chas. Fry and Mr. and Mrs. Otto
Cole of Thurston. Xebr., arrived
here last Friday and visited over
Sunday with their old time friends
I. J. Fuller and the O. S. Turner
Mrs. II. J. Harnsberger and daugh
ter Hazel have returned to Lincoln
' after spending the summer here.
Hazel will teach at the Capitol
i school at Lincoln this year and they
have changed their residence in
order to be close to the school.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Maddox and
j two children of Topeka. Kaijsas.
were visiting with Grandma llollen
beck and Mr. and Mrs. A. "W. Xei
liart the first of the week. They
were on their return from Sioux
City, Iowa. Mr. Maddox has enter
ed the V. M. C. A. work in the V. S.
Don Strahn. went to 1'eru Tues
day evening where he entered the
military training of that institution.
His class of the high school gave
him a reception and a big time
was enjoyed until the eleven o'clock
when they escorted him to the train
and wished him well in his new
Floyd A. Tyson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. L. A. Tyson. who several
months ago went to Hillings, Mont.,
where he was employed in a large
bank returned to F.lmwood Tuesday
evening. Floyd is in the new draft
and ve up his position there and
contemplates entering the State Uni
versity course prescribed by the gov
ernment. 3 Sfc 2L 2 Sm J 3m
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Wm. Trotter and family of Poug
las. were Sunday visitors with Mrs.
Reynolds and Miss Lovah.
Horn, to .Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Troop
living a few miles north of town, a
nine pound girl baby Monday morning-
Mr. and Mrs. Will Porter and
daughter. Letha of Fnion spent
Sunday afternoon with relatives and
friends in Xebraska.
Mrs. Frank Robinson and daugh
ters Winnie and Rosie. of Xebraska
City, returned home last Monday
morning after having spent a few
days at the Tom Mason home.
Mrs. Doctor Lockridge, and the
Doctor's mother. Mrs. Agnes Lock
ridge, of Omaha are visiting at the
home of John Doughty this week.
Mrs. K C. Giles, of Nebraska, de
parted "Wednesday night of last
week for a visit with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. I. L. Sheldon and other
relatives and friends at Ellenburg
Depot. New York.
John L Rough and wife made
a trip to Tekama the latter part of
the week, where they closed the
deal for ISO acres of choice land.
Mr. and Mrs. Rough are well pleas
ed with the country there, and say
crops are away ahead of this coun
ty. W. H. Schoemaker bad a narrow
escape of getting hurt Monday,
when his team hitched to a corn
binder became frightened and ran
awav. no damage was done to the
machine and everything was al
right, which was surely a super
C. V. Fleshman attended the
state fair last Friday, where he met
his uncle IL R. Conrad, and on Sun
day following, in company with him
Fred L. Carson and Ed. Morley the
party drove to Rockport. Mo. Mr.
Fleshman reports a big crop of corn
in northwest Missouri counties.
Mr. Frank Donaldson, who has
been Xehawka's hotel keeper the
past ten months, has leased the
business to Mrs. Jackson, of Valley,
Xebraska. Mr. Donaldson has
found employment in a pool hall in
Xebraska City to which place he
went last Monday morning to begin
work. Mrs. Donaldson will remain
in Xehawka until the end of the
month when she will join her hus
band in the City.
Cfm Ci m 3fc !t Sfc
C. II. Taylor and family of Oma
ha visited relatives here Sunday.
Chas. Graves was transacting
business in Omaha the first of the
Miss Eva Frans of Omaha visited
her cousin, Marie Frans over Satur
day and Sunday.
Tim Talkington a former resident
of this place came in from Surprise,
last week for a short visit with
Jack Chalfant moved Saturday
from his farm southwest of town to
the residence he recently purchased
here in Union.
Mrs. Mary Davis left Friday for
Camp Funston where she will visit
several days with her son Ralph
who is in training1 there.
Wm. Kennedy, who had been visit
ing relatives here the past week left
Thursday for Xehawka for a visit
with Z. W. Shrader and family.
Mrs. Woodruff of Los Molines,
Calif., arrived the latter part of last
week for a visit with her mother,
Mrs. R. Taylor and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Reynolds and
daughter, Miss Ida autoed to l'eru
Sunday where Ida will attend school
this year. This makes her second
Misses Fay Hansel and X'ettie
McCarroll were taken to Feru Mon
day by Mr. and Mrs. Hansel, via
auto where the two girls will at
tend school this fall.
Mrs. Riggs and son from firewa
ter who came down Wednesday to
visit her sisters, Mrs. Relle Frans
and Mrs. Jennie Frans. left Friday
for Plattsmouth where she will
visit her mother, Mrs. Fitch.
IL M. Frans motored to Omaha
Sunday where he met his wife who
was returning from her trip to
Colorado. She reports a wonderful
time and was much impressed with
the beauty and climate of the coun
try. Joe P.auer was the unfortunate
person in an accident which occur
ed at the Jim Easter farm last Sat
urday. Mr. Bauer has been build
ing a house there and soon after be
ginning work that morning a nail
which he was driving struck a knot
and it flew back and hit him in the
eye. spreading the pupil thus mak
ing it very painful. He was brought
to town immediately and from here
Mr. W. R. Panning took him to an
eye specialist in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. John Petersen and
little daughter, of Pleasant Pale, ar
rived Monday for a visit -with rela
tives and friends in Louisville.
P. A. Jacobson returned last v :rk
from a trip to Morrill county to
look after his farm interests at that
place. He reports conditions line
Miss Alpha Loberg has returned
to Glen wood, where she is taking a
course in the Glenwood hospital, af
ter a visit with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Hans Loberg and family.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Lloyd Group join the Courier in ex
tending congratulations on the birth
of a sweet little daughter that ar
rived at their home on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Loberg and
daughters. Misses Katherine. Edith
ir.d Ellen have returned from a
oleasant visit with their other
daughter, Mrs. Riley Wat kins and
family at Glenwood. Iowa.
Mrs. Eunice P. Cook arrived tin's
week for a short visit with her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. R. X. P.cnedict
and familv. Mrs. Cook has been
Mving in Kansas City but will go
from here to Council liluffs wi:?r
she will reside in the future.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Spence return
ed last week from Maywood. Fron
tier county, where they have been
with their son Joe and family all
summer. They report the folks
out there all well and say that Joe
thinks he has the finest little boy in
Frank Wheeler still carries his
right hand bandaged and says it is
not healing as fast as it should. He
injured it over a month ago in crank
ing his car and in some way. lie
must have poisoned it as the injury
healed all right but his hand broke
out as thought poisoned and his
physician assures him that is the
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ahl have re
ceived word from their daughter,
Mrs. X. F. Hennings of Poca'sset.
Okla.. announcing her arrival at
home after an extended visit in this
vicinity with her parents and other
relatives and friends. She was ac
companied by her children. She
writes that she found everything in
flourishing condition in that vicin
ity and that they have had plenty
of rain. They had a small cyclone
just before she reached home, but
the damage was slight in their
J ,V. .y,
Misses Minnie and Mary Althouse
came out from Lincoln and spent
Sunday with home folks.
Misses Eva and Fern Narrell.
whose father was pastor of the M.
E. church a few years ago, spent
Saturday and Sunday here with
Jay Adams did a very nice job
catching premiums at the State
Fair last week. He brought home
three firsts and one second on hi? !
exhibit of Rhode Island Red poul
try. Valley and Wm. Trumble, who
are located at Ft. Logan. Colo..
came last Wednesday on a 10-day
furlough to visit the relatives and
friends in Eagle. They return to
Wm, Snyder left Tuesday morn
ing for Indianapolis. Ind., after a
pleasant visit with his son. Chas.
P. Snyder, of the Eagle hotel. He
will visit another son in Indianap
olis before returning to his home in
George Alt house and son Keith
met. with a serious accident Tues
day in which the father had a rib
broken, a limb dislocated and other
bruises more or less painful, and
the son was scratched and bruised
considerably. The accident was
caused by a runaway team attach
ed to a binder.
Word comes that George Trim
ble is now located at Camp Kear
ney, Calif., and is doing fine in the
Medical corps. Instead of being
invalided home as The Deacon er
roneously announced last week he
has earned two stripes on bis sleeve
and you could not drive him away
from the army he likes it so well.
Floyd Pysart, who lives three
miles south of town, was a prize
winner at the state fair last week.
He exhibited three mules in the
four year old class and took 1st.
2nd and 3rd in county, and 2nd. 3rd
and 4th in state. These mules were
taken off the gang plow Saturday
and put on exhibition Monday with
out preparation. Floyd has sure got
f'rf.in Sat iir.lay's la'ly
Oliver Gapen was in the city last
night from Murray attending the
coelhrat io nof Pershing's IJirthday.
Ora Pavis ard L'-e K:ii-s were up
lst evening t'r m .M'irrny to a'ter.d
the celebration of !' T.-hingV. birth-
.1. M. Jordan was a visitor in this
city this morning from his home
near Cedar Creek, and was lc-oking
after some business for thv- day.
Jrtcob Kre::gcr and wife were in
the city h.st evening from thir
home south of Ced-,. r "ie?k, doing
ome trading with the merchants.
John W. Kinder who has been at
"edar Creek for th" past few d:ivs
plastering a house for Jacob P.each
Vr. who has moved that place
-.nd is building hira-e!f and v.tfe a
Me.-dames llattie Godwin of Sid
ney. Iowa, and Mrs. Amanda Pill of
Iliverton. Iowa, arrived last evening
and were met by their brother
Jeorge Parks, they going to the
i'ark home near Murray for a visit
iv r Sunday.
John Frish and son Virgil both
"roni south of Cedar Creek were in
he city this morning coming to
ook after fome bu-ines regarding
ome farm machinery which they
ire having to get repairs for. and
lso doing some trading in the city.
William Schneider and wife with
their two daughters Misses Prla
ir.d Helen, and Mrs. Mary Wolfe,
mother of Mrs. George R. Sayles
were down la-t evening from Cedar
''reek doing some trading, visiting
with the Sayles family, r.nd atfend
:ng the celebration of Pershing's
from Thursday's Daily
A little girl of Frank Vallcry is
reported as being sick at their home
at Murray, with an attack'of bilious
ness. Win. Piers, wife and daughter
were callers in Plattsmouth this
morning, driving down from their
heme in Louisville.
John Vallery from .southwest of
Mynard was a visitor in this city
morning coming to look after some
business for the day.
Ed. Rummell was looking after
some business matters in Omaha
this afternoon being called there on
account of some business matters.
A. P. Fornoff from near Cedar
('reek and son Louis were in the
city this morning driving in with
their car to look after some busines
matters for the day.
Charles- Creamer from south of
Old Rock liluffs was a visitor in the
-ity this morning and was accom
panied by Mrs. Cre.-imer, they do
ing some trading with the mer
chants. Phillip Horn r.nd wife and their
daughter Miss Pernice were pas
sengers to Omaha this morning,
where they were looking after some
business and also visiting with
John Schccl of near Murdock was
a vi-itor in Plattsmouth this morn
ing coming to look after some busi
ness at the court house, and having
some matters to look after at the
office of the county attorney.
A. L. Todd who has been at home
for the past few days from Omaha, j
where he was at a hotel an:! wa- j
operated upon, for a growth which
he was having removed, returned to
Omaha this morning for further op- j
eration, which he expects to result
in his being entirely relieved from
the trouble which he has had or
some time past.
Mrs. Andrew Kaufman of this Iity
has just recently sold her property
in this city located in the west por
tion of the city, and known as the
Fairfield place, where she and uaugh-
nr. Miss Mattie have lived for the
past few years, to Edward Schehan.
taking in payment for a residence
property on north Sixtli street,
where she and daughter will make
Frem Friday's Daily.
Henry Meisinger was a business
visitor in Plattsmouth last evening
coming from his home west of My
nard. I. S. Hill from near Rock Bluffs
was a passenger to Omaha this af
ternoon looking after some business
for the day.
George Lohnes was a visitor in
tlii.; city from near Cedar Creek
this morning and was looking after
some business. ,
Meek Davis of ;iear Fnion was a
visitor in this city last evening,
coming to look after some business
for a few hours.
Lloyd Gapen was transacting some
business in this city this morning,
driving up from his. home at Murray
for that business.
Roy Howard from west of Mynard
was transacting business in this city
yesterday afternoon, returning to
his home in the evening.
Frank Glen and Charles Vallery
were in the city this morning from
Murray and. were looking after some
business for a short time.
Walter Sans and wife were in
this afternoon from their home near
oUck liluffs, and were doing some
trading with th" merchants.
George Snvdir was a visitor in
Omaha this morning where he is
looking after some matters at the
stock market at South Omaha.
Glen Poedaker of Murray was a
vi-ifor in Plattsmouth, this morn
in". driving up in his car to look
.fter roive bu:-ii?-for a short time.
Robert Xeweil of near South Pend
was a business visitor in Platts
mouth for the day. coming down on
the early Burlington train this mor
ning. Mrs. J. II. Teegardcn arrived last
eve .ling from iur h' me i t Purr, and
's vi -it i tig at the home c f her par
ents Mr. a::d Mrs. C. II. Smith for a
Mrs. Fred Reasner who has been
. isitiug in this city at the home of
her parents G. II. Tains and wife,
returned this afternoon to her home
W. T. Vallery and son were in the
city this morning from their home
northwest of Murray. coming to
look afttr some matters of business
in the city.
Mark White and wife were in the
rity this morning from their home
iouth of Rock P!ui:s and were viT.ii
ing with friends here for a short
I. W. Tea garden from Weeping
Water was a visitor in this cily this
morning, coming to look after some
business at the court house and in
the city as well.
Hugh Stander and wife who have
been visiting at Salem and vicinity
for some days past at the home of
Mrs. Slander's relatives returned
home last evening.
Henry Heebner of Murray came
up yesterday afternoon and took the
Burlington for Cedar Creek, having
broken his car so that he could not
make the trip via auto.
Mrs. Thomas Smith, who has been
visiting for some time past at the
home of her daughter Mrs. John
Marquette, on their farm near De
weese. returned home last evening.
Stephen Jaochirn of near Louis
ville was a visitor in Plattsmouth
last evening, having some business
in the city also at the court house
and returned home on the evening
Lee Cole of Louisville and Charles
Barnard returned this afternoon
from a brief trip to Gordon, where j
they went and purchased a car load
of -potatoes which they are shipping
to this city for sale.
Mrs. Samuel O. llackenberg and
daughter Gretal of near Cedar Creek
were visiting in Plattsmouth today,
coming to spend the day with the
daughters. Misses Cressie and Leota
llackenberg. of .Mrs. llackenberg.
Walter Peyers was in this morn
ing from his home near Rock Bluffs.
and tells us that the registration at '
Rock Bluffs eart district was just 4", '
the limit of age, but there was no ;
one to register, though they had six
that were 41. J
I'ncle John Lo lines and son Geo.
frer.i near Cedar Creek, were in the
city fer a few hours today, and
while here the senior Mr. Lohnes
paid thi- ofire a pleasant call. lie
i." always a welcome visitor around
the Journal office.
S P. St. John the Xehawka Mill
er, v as in the city last evening
bringing a load of feedstuff, for the
merchants and broke down his
truck when he had arrived. After
having it repaired, he with Xelson
QT MINEPI m IP
Ul. ifillHLL UflUL
OF GERMAN FRONT
NO W THREA TEN ED
Isolation of Fortress of Metz by Great Encircling Movement
Expected by Washington Observes as Sequal to Elimin
ation of St. Mihiel Salient; French Armies at Verdun
Washington, Sept. 13. The num
ber of prisoners taken by the Amer
icans in flattening out the St. Mihiel
salient now numbers l,'5,C0O, Gen
eral Pershing reported in his coim
raunique for today, received late to
night at the War department.
The text of the statement follows:
"Headquarters American Expedi
tionary Forces, Sept. lu. Section
A: In the St. Mihiel sec! or we
have achieved further successes. The
junction of our troops advancing
from the south of the sector with
those advancing from the west has
given u; possession of the whole
salient to points 12 miles northeast
of St. Mihiel and has resulted in the
capture of man yprisoners.
"Forced back by our steady ad
vance, the enemy is retiring and
destroying large quantities of rna-
teriul as he roes,
pri -oners counted
The number of
.s risen to 1:1.-
Our line now includes Herheu
ville, Thillet, Hat tonVille, St. Penot
Xammes-Biaucourt and Vieville."
Washington, Sept. 13. Complete
liminat i-m of the St. Mihiel salient
'I'-t ger and John Chappell. departed
il. K. Frantz, the banker of Eagle,
an 1 also republican candidate for
Representative, accompanied by J.
1 . Hatsock, drove over this morn
ing to bring the returns of the reg
stering from Tipton precinct. There
.vere 12 S cards sent over for the use
of Registrar--, and of them there were
12C, usc-d. making a pretty close es
timate by the count v clerk.
XILL JIE17 CRYING SURRENDER.
With the Americans in France,
Sept. 11. A general order advises
that American troops adept a policy
during a battle of killing anyone
who suggests surrendering. This
policy originated with a certain
unit fighting at Fismette, where
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FRED P. BUSCH, Manager
by General Pershing's army and co
operating French forces, many army
officials here believe, is only the en
tering wedge of operations of far
Official dispatches were still de
layed and the full scope of the vic
tory won by the Americans In their
first independent action could not
be gauged. It was regarded as prob
able, however, that General Persh
ing's men still were pressing for
ward to get in touch with the new
line the enemy hopes to hold.
Fntil definite word come, as. to
the line acror-3 the mouth of the de
stroyed salient which the American
j now hold, ofl'.cers here will he unable
to form opinions as to the most
probable course future operations in
jthi theater will take. There is a
j strong opinion, however, that the
quick evarnaticn of the St. Mihiel
salient will be made the cornerstone
of a great encircling movement aim
ed at isolating the German fortre.-s
cf Metz, the center buttress of the
whole German front from the Xorth
sea to the Swiss border.
general operations were hampered
when someone in an American uni
form shouted that further resistance
was not necessary and that there
fore the troops should surrender.
Thi-5 was probably a German in
some captured American's uniform.
The unit was advised to kill any
one suggesting surrender and all
American troops are following the
same plan. This means it will go
hard with any German propagandist
attempting to injure the morale of
our soldiers in battle. German pris
oners taken in Alsace report the
kaiser's soldiers are eagerly reading
American propaganda which is
thrown into their trenches.
Now is the time to Join the War
Stamp Limit Club. See Chas. C!
Parmele for particulars.
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