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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1918.
1 . 1 A GODS
BORN IN GERMANY. LIVED HERE
NEARLY HALF CENTURY,
MOTHER MANY CHILDREN.
ft STROKE OF PMLLYSIS
From Which She Rallied Some
Zvlonths Since. But Decline
From Ti.la "'s Daily.
Mrs. Kiiiinu (Jons, nee Miss Kmma
Mi:mm. at the advanced a tie of over
seventy-six years, is called to her
Ung home, yesterday morning- at
t' home of her daughter. Mrs.
.er Mutism. Mrs. Goos has enjoy
. very fair health, until about a
ear since, she was stricken with
paralysis, but from which she re
covered, and was able to return from
Minneapolis, at which place she was
at the time she was afflicted. Mrs.
Go..s was born in Germany, and was
e.irly in her womanhood united to
Geo. Goos, and coming' to America
r.tid to Plattsmouth in 1SC. they
lived just south of this city on a
farm, the husband passing away in
There were ten children born
to this union of which eight have
passed on and two remain, they be
ing Mrs. Peter Mumm. living south
of this city and Mrs. James Marasek.
who makes her home at Grant. Ne
braska. Mrs. Goos. leaves two sis
ters one in Germany. Mrs. Hans
Kemp at Lock wood. M.. and one
brother John Mumm living in Wy
oming. The funeral will occur from
the home tomorrow afternoon at
2:00 o'clock and will be conducted
by Rev. J. II. Sieger of the St. Paul's
INTE NOW ON
PICTURE AT W. E. ROSENCRANS
SHOWING HUN-CHIEF TRYING
A GAME. BLUFFING.
Kn-m Tm-Kla ys Daily.
V. L Ro.-encrans, the enterpris
ing realtor, who goes after every
thing which, lie undertakes with a
vim. and just now it is advertising
the Fourth Liberty Loan. He has
obtained a picture from Kansas City
which he has placed in his window,
and it is a representation of I'nele
Ham and the Hun playing at a game
of card.-, with the stakes all on the
table. Uncle Sam has placed three
of the cards on the table, and an
other one he is just letting the Hun
fee, which, represents the Fourth
Liberty Loan, while the fifth an ace.
which he holds in reserve.
This speaks very plainly, and calls
for an ante on tikis game, in the
share of a largely over subscribed
liberty loan. Ray, people, will you
make the ante large and generous?
This is the time we need the loan
and is the time when it will do the
GOT THE WRONG CAR.
From Tuesday's Dally.
Kd Gansemer, came to town and
having a Hudson super six. left it
standing in front of the Farmers
Bank, when along came the daugh
ter of Edward Becker, and the car
looking like her father's she thought
it was his, and appropriated it to
her u;e. and when Mr. Gansemer
was ready to go home, his car was
gone. He complained to the sher
iff, and upon search the car was
found in the street near Bauer's
garage. The car was returned, and
some effect.; left' therein told who
had been using it. It was a joke on
the owner of the car. as he thought
it was stolen, while the joke was on
Miss Becker also, as she thought she
had her father's wagon, instead of
having picked one up.
1 red sow and thre? pigs and one
that weighs about 75 pounds. Stray
ed from my homo. u. L. Barnard,
WENT EAST YESTERDAY.
Frf.rn Tuesday's Daily.
Yesterday the boys who have been
at Lincoln for the past two months
taking special training, departed for
the east, passing through this city
near six o'clock, for the east, just
where, is not known.. Among those
from this city were Frank Marshall
and Leland Rriggs. while from Mur
ray went Clyde Kniss. There were
others to have gone but were not as
Vet over the epdemic sufficiently to
IT WILL TAKE OVER A WEEK AT
THAT RATE TO GO OVER
From Tuesday's Dalls.
The amount which was sold at the
Burlington shops, and at the various
banks in the city, aggregated about
twenty-five thousand for the day.
This is for the entire county, and
with the remaining $200,000 still
to raise it should be done in one
day. The big rally at Weeping
"Water tomorrow night should assist
greatly, and with the patriotic meet
ing for this place for Thursday
evening we should be able to go over
the top soon. This is the time
when all should be done for this
loan possible, we can win this war
only when all are working and work-J
ing in earnest. We should do our
instintedly and do it now in the
matter of this bond deal. The best
proposition out of doors is to own
some Liberty Bonds.
STILL HOLD AN INTEREST.
Ft on Tuesday's Dally.
The enterprising firm of Peters &
Parker, while having completed the
new high school building, and hav
ing during the time of its construc
tion had 'Old Glory' flying from th3
stall above the "building, and it
having become somewhat faded,
having concluded that a new flag
would look nicer, and today have
floated a new one from the staff sur
mounting the new building. This
we think very nice in this firm,
and is a demonstration of their pat
THE TABLET WHICH TELLS OF
DEATH OF EDWARD C. RIPPLE
From Tuesday's Daily.
The Woodman of the World, of
which Edward C. Ripple was a mem
ber in accordance of their practice,
have ordered a monument to com
memorate this gallant soldier of
W. T. Wassell, manager of the Cass
County Marble Company. Mr.
Ripple was a brave soldier, and the
order to which he belonged desires
to make the monument to his mem
ory one worthy of the noble young
man, and have specified that this
piece of work be such as will show
fully the patriotism of their broth
er member. The design of this
stone is one made especially for the
occasion by Mr. Wassell.
The Woodmen of the World are
to be congratulated that they were
able to get this work here, and at a
price which competes with such a
class of work anywhere.
Mrs. E. S. Mason who has been
at Omaha with her little daughter
for some time, returned home this
Patriotic crepi paper decoratlMi
t the Journal office.
" Money to lean on city rea? estate
by the Plattsmouth Loan & Building
Association. See T. M. Patterson,
Everybody's friend Dr. Thomas
Eclectic Oil, the great household
' remedy for tooth?cre, earache, ore
' trhoat, cuts, bruises, scalds. Sold
' at all drug stores. 30c and 60c.
$25,000 IN BONDS
FEEDS STOCK, THEN TAKES LIFE
WHILE SISTER PREPARES
NO KNOWN CAUSE FOR ACT
Had Sold Farm Recently, Received
Good Price. But Not In
From Monday's Daily.
Yesterday morning, Deitrich Lief
fer, a single farmer, who has been
living about a mile and a half north
of Avoca. where he has owned a
farm of one hundred and twenty
acres, until recently, on which he
lived witb his sister, who kept house
for him. arising at the uual time,
and went to the barn to do the
chores. He first fed the stork, and
then taking a rope made a nixwo,
p.nd going to the grainery hanged
himself, and was found by his sis
ter, where after waiting for some
time he did not appear for break
fast, had gone to search for him.
She thinking that life probably was
not yet extinct, hastily secured a
butcher knife and cut the rope,
letting the body down, which was
hanging until this time, with the
knees about touching the floor. Th
neighbors were then notified and
the body was taken to the house.
Mr. Leiffer has not been in the
best of health for some time, but
his health was not so bad as it was
thought would have caused him to
commit such an act. He has just
sold the farm for $230.00 per acre,
and was in good circumstances as
far as money matters was concern
ed. LINCOLN DENSON
AN ALMOST PIONEER OF PLATTS
MOUTH. LAID TO REST YES
From Monday's Daily.
Yesterday the funeral of the late
Lincoln Benson was held from his
late home in the southeast portion
of the city, and there were gathered
a large number of his friends and
relatives, to pay their last sad
tribute to his memory. Lincoln
Denson was nearing the three score
years, and has been a good worker
all his life. He was stricken with
rheumatics some five years ago to
that extent that he was not able
longer to work, and was kept at
home since that time.
He has been a patient sufferer.
and a great charge for the wife and
family who so noble worked in his
care, and to make a living.
The burial was made at Oak Hill
cemetery. Mr. Denson had many
friends and many of whom gathered
to show their respect to his mem
WILL MAKE HOME IN WEST.
From Monday's Dail.v.
After having made this place
their home for more than sixty
years, Henry Boeck and wife de
parted for California this morning
going via the Burlington to Kansas
City. Henry Beck and wife have
lived in this city, and made this
their home here during more than
a half hundred years, have labored,
making their living here and con
tributing to the welfare and ad-
vancment of the city in which they
elected to make their home. Tiiey
have acquired a large circle of
friends, and now after this time go
towards the setting sun, to make a
new home in a far distant land.
Where they expect to find the sun
a little warmer, and the winds a
little softer. We hope their declin
ing days may be filled with enjoy
ment in the west. Mr. Boeck passed
his 85th milestone February 26th,
last winter, while Mrs. Boeck is jun
Stationery at the Journal office.
ALFRED GREEN VISITS HERE.
From Monday's Daily
Alfred Green, wiio it will be re-
, numbered sold papers here a few
years ago. came in last Saturday
evening from Ilia v. atha, Kansas,
and visited over Sunday, and this
morning departed r G'.mvood,
Iowa, where he reported to the local
board for service, tuid then goes to
Malvern, where he will engage in
picking corn for Far! Bp yes. until
such a time as he shall he called for
service. Alfred is' n:nv twentv years
of age, and a fine locking young
THE VICTIM OF SPANISH INFLU
ENZA. E0RN IN THIS CITY.
LIVED IN IOWA.
From Tuesday's Dally.
Yesterday just afternoon at a hos
pital at Missouri Valley, Iowa. John
Hall .son of Mr. and .Mrs. Julius M.
Hall, of this city died from ?pani:-h
Influenza, while his wife and child
ren three in numbt-r a!.-:o are afflict
ed. Mr. Hall was known to have
been very sick, and but little hope
of his recovery was entertained. .Mr.
Hall was born in this city. a:i i has
lived in Missouri alley l,.r s-onu
time. The remain?- were brought to
this city this afterivum via the Mis
souri Pacific train, arriving i ;i th.
afternoon, the funeral was held from
the home of J. M. Hall immediate
ly, and interment made at Oak I-ill
cemetery. Mrs. J. M. Hail, of this
place. Mr. George. TIal! of Fails City
and Mrs. Myrtle McKcm-.ie who have
been at Missouri Valley, ret;: 'nod
with the remains.
THE LOYAL GRAND ARMY;
The members of the Grand Army
of the Republic Post at this plac?
last Saturday afternoon at The court
house raised one hundred dollars,
with which they purchased a Liberty
Bond. This is nic of this organiza
tion, while probably i? might crump
seme of the bovs of '61 to '6! to do
this still their heart is in the ri
place and others who far. better af
ford it should take the matter up
and make their own purchased larg-
EVERETT E. WD
BRINGS TO NEBRASKA, BODY OF
COMRADE. FROM EAST TO
From Tupsdav's Dally.
Last evening Everett K. Ward ar
rived from Newman Grove, where
he has been, in charge of the re
mains of Private Arthur Hinman.
who died a few days since at Aber
deen, Md., of Pneumonia. The
young men were both clerks in the
ordnance department, and were fast
friends. Mr. Ward passed through
Omaha Sunday afternoon, in charge
of the remains. Mr. Ward will re
main here for a while and visiting
with his relatives and friends, as he
has until October 2Hrd to get back
to the camp. Robert B. Ward of
Auburn happened to be visiting
with his family in the city guests
at the home of their parents Robert
Ward of this city ami remained to
visit with his brother for a while.
MARKETING HOGS IN OMAHA.
From Monday's Dally.
Frank Moore and John Hobschcidt
were visitors in Plattsmouth for a
short time, coming this way with
two loads of hogs, which Mr. Moore
is taking to Omaha to market. The
truck business is solving many of
the knotty problems of the farmers
Mrs. A. E. Sidenberder, Rockfield.
Ind., states: "For an attack of
bronchial trouble which usually as
sails me in the spring I find Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy the only
thing that gives me relief. After
using it for a few days all signs of
bronchial trouble disappears."
JOHN HALL DIED
GLEN C. EDWARDS LAID AT REST
AT OAK HILL CEMETERY
FUNERAL HELD Ifi THE OPEN
ly Friends Paid Their Respects
In Honor Of An Excellent
From Monday's Drily.
A large crowd of the friends of
the late Glen Kdwards gathered at
his late home yesterday to pay their
last respects to the memory of this
excellent young man. and to extend
by thi; act their sympathy to the
beraed wife in her loss. 'Glen
LI wards was a hard worker and one
of the best young men. true as steel
as a friend, and a lover of home
and family. When the work was
over lie immediately went to his
Lome when- he enjoyed the society
i f the v.if? and little son. The fun
eral services were conducted by Rev.
A.'V. Hunter of the Methodist
church, while the singing was furn
ished by a euartette composed of
Rev. A. V. Hunter. Mr. and Mrs. K.
It. We-C!t and Miss Florence Rais
er. The interment was at Oak Hill
cemetery, and the cr-k'-t was born
by .-ix of his young men friends:
Willis R. Hoin.es. J. K. Wiles. Fred
.Mann. L. L. McCarthy. VI. K. Good
ing and Kverett Noble.
CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to extend our heirtfelt
thank to the many friend?, who so
kindly an dwith such love and teml
crncss. ministered during the illness
and at the death and burial of our
beloved husband and brother. Glen
C Kdwarus. and to tho:e who did
the singing and for the beautiful
MRS. GLF.N C. EDWARDS.
MRS. J. D. McBRIDF,
MRS. C. O. LARSON.
C. S. JOHNSON.
GOES TO SEE SICK SISTER.
From "WVdnesitav's Dally.
Mrs. Kdward Ripple, departed this
morning for Omaha, where she was
called to the bedside of her sister.
Mrs. C. T. Sands, who is not ex
pected to recover from a very se
vere sickness. Some time since she
was compelled to undergo an opera
tion for Goiter, which resulted in
pneumonia, from which she never
entirely recovered. Later she con
tracted another rase of pneumonia,
and is at this time very ill, and
with but little hopes entertained of
NAMES PASSED UPON. AND TE3
CARDS SENT OUT CALLING
Frn Wednesday's Daily.
Below will be found a list of the
boys of Liberty Precinct, who have
been passed upon by the local hoard,
and whose cards have been sent out
for notification of call of examina
tion. Of the forty-seven herein,
there are 33 who are placed in class
one, three in class two, ten in class
four, and one in class five.
Herewith is the list as they ap
pear: Loyd John Yorker 1-a.
Johnathan Wood 1-a.
Herman Christy Ross 1-a.
Floyd Myron Saxon 1-a.
Ira Weldon Cook 1-a.
Alda LcRoy Taylor 1-a.
Donald Wayne Nickles 1-a.
Robert LeRoy Pill 1-a.
Hiram Willington Pickering 1-a.
John Pearsley 1-a.
Francis William Pace 4-a.
Emmet Floyd Morton 1-a.
Henry O'Donnell 1-a.
Lewis Bird Mougey 1-a.
Charles Thomas Moore 4-a.
Lonne Preston Mead 4-a.
Edward Gillette Lewis 4-a.
Ellis Walker LaRue 1-a.
oJhn Marlin Klimm 1-av
Reuben Rufus Hathaway 2-b.
John Manning Hansen 1-a.
Jesse Earl Theeman 1-a.
Leo Lester Finkel 1-a.
Arnold Carl Fahrlander 1-a.
Burton Bruce Everett 4-a.
Cedro Doumingous ."-f.
Herald James Daniel 1-g.
Arthur lb Crunk 4-a.
Herman Forest Comer 1-a.
Charles Elmer Cogdill 1-x.
John Dorrell Young 1-a.
Harry Price Home 4-a.
Frjnk Iiorne 1-a.
John Schuyler Chidester 2-b.
Win. Henry Clarence 1-a.
Albert Ward Cheney 2-a.
Herbert L. Br.rbee 1-a.
Cecil Theodore Barnes 1-a.
Forest Melvin Burkbur 1-a.
Claud Cole Tigner 4-a.
James Mack Mead 1-a.
Solomon C. Keckler 4-a.
Ralph Raymond Everett 1
Alva Auburn Covington 1-
Roy Francis Becker 1-a.
Ray Fleming Becker 1-a.
Frank Leonard Anderson 4-a.
J ALVO TO DAY
JALPH PAR SELL. ONE OF THE
SELECTMEN FROM THIS COUN
TY DIES AT CAMP DODGE.
From Wednesday's Daily.
The remains of Private Ralph
Parsell, who went to Camp Dodge
about, three months since, from this
county, and was from near Alvo,
was returned to his town for inter
ment this morning. Mr. Parsell
was taken with the Spanish Influ
enza, several days since, and died
at Camp Dodge, and chipped from
there to Alvo. .Mr. Parsell was an
exemplary young man, and paid his
full quota of devotion to his coun
try, and to the love of humanity
and justice, he died as noble for the
cauce.' as though he had have been
facing the bullets of the hun on the
battle front. He had a hcrt of
friends in his section of the county.
E. G. SEELLENBERGER
VERY SICK WITH THE FLU
From Wednesday's Daily.
E. G. Sheilenberger, the barber,
who has been confined to his home
with influenza, has now the pneu
monia, as a complication. which
has made his case much the more
serious. Everything is being done
for him, and the most" careful nurs
ing given, and hopes are entertain
ed that he will in the near future
A want ad will bring what you wani
IS BOR ED
RESTOCK THE WORLD'S
According tc the U. S. Food Administra
tion there are one hundred and fifteen
million fewer meat animals in the world
than there were at the opening of the
This includes cattle, sheep and swine.
Fowls have suffered yet more severely.
The close of the war will find Europe al
most destitute of meat and dairy animals.
Mr. Farmer, your duty is clear. Help to
increase the domestic livestock popula
tion. If you need funds to produce more
or better stock tell us your story.
First National Bank
r i , v.- c
OTilr Plattsmouth, Nebraska wA
A WINDHAM RE
TURNS TO STATES
HAS BEEN STATIONED AT
HAWAII, FOR LONG TIME AND
GOES TO CAMP GRANT.
From Monday's Daily.
A letter receiver! from Sam Wind
ham by his father R. B. Windham,
of this place announces that Sam
has returned from the Hawaiian
Islands, and when the letter was
written was at San Francisco. The
following is the letter in substance:
October 10, l!ilS.
Just a line to let you know where
I am and where I am going. You
probably have my 'night letter' al
ready, but I am now able to go more
We moved here at nine yesterday
morning, was out eight days. The
weather was fine all way over, was
only sick for about half day, had
many fine young ladies, mos-tly
British, and enjoyed dancing on
way over from the Islands. San
Francisc is a great phice, seems as
busy as Chicago or New York.
Soldiers are Ace high here, we have
not had a dull moment since bind
ing. My chum is well acquainted
and his friends have been showing
us the city.
On arriving here from the Island
the thing which struck me most
forcibly was, the different attitude
in regard to the war, from what it
is a Hawaii. After staying there
for the time I have it seems as
though America was not awake, but
sure she is, and is making the most
gigantic preparations, for the early
winning of the struggle. We leave
for Camp Grant, 111.
REV. J. WALLACE
FORMER MINISTER OF PRESEY
TERIAN CHURCH HERE. AND
From YVrdnf" day's Dally
Rev. J. Wallace Larkin, who for
a period was engaged in the .station
ary and book business, in this cily,
ami was a minister of the Presby
terian church, but who removed
from this city several years since,
has recently died in Omaha, and is
being buried there today. Mr.
Larkin as is remembered by the citi
zens of this city, was a very esti
mable man, and one well likd by
all who knew him.
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