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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14. 1918.
THOUSANDS PARADE. AND STltL
OTHER THOUSANDS WATCHED
ALL rVIANlFESTED PATRIOTISM
A Day Long; To Be Remembered By
All Who Were in the
rv-n Tuesday's Daily.
For ;i brief respite, not
! ople rested, in order
anew, the celt -brat ion. at
pointed time of two o'clock, where
Use procession formed a new at the
court Louse some six thousand be
ing in the march at one time. The
band prececded. followed by the
Home (luards. and then civic so
cieties, and mostly citizens, four
abreast, in order that in passing
around a number of blocks, the last
of the procession might be out of
the way of the front rank. as it
came to the place of starting. After
having made a circuit, of the prin
cipal streets, the crowd assembled
around the bell at the intersection of
Sixth and Main streets, and also
filling the side streets, nuking a
vast concourse of peopk. Mounting
the supports of the bell. Mayor
Schneider, secured some semblance
of attention for the enthusiasm was
greater iha.n the desire to listen. He
proposed three cheers rer tne victory
of the allies, followed by one for the
president of the United States, and
Oeneral I'ershing. and later by one
for Gen. Foch. and then the boys
"Over There" and lastly for the
Home Guards. Then he introduced
Rev. M. A. Shine, who spoke for a
few moments and and received good
attention, with repeated cheers for
his fine points. There then was
more marching, music and shouting
as well as singing, and when they
assembled as-ain. around the Liberty
Hell. Judge J. T. P.egley addrerv-ed
the crowd, who were with the speak
er as they had been with Father
Shine and cheered at his good
Mayor Schneider said he did not
knew whether the celebration would
another hour or tea hours
!:u n . After some more marching,
this tine : ing to the Burlington
station to meet the evening pas
stnger train and being joined by
t 1. o Hume Guards of Murray who
r.re a very clever bunch by the way,
they again re-assemble 1 at the in
tersection of Sixth and Main, where
they were addressed by Captain C.
A. K.iv.ls of th Plattsmouth Home
Guards. This b-ing his second ad-dies.-.
L" having made one be
fore day. The one (hiring the ev?n
iti" like the other was filled with
fne point?, with patriotism and
logic. He was cheered to the echo.
Carried the Bell With Them.
The two young sons. of il. F.
!';.tt rson, who were dressed a-s sold
iers made the 'Welkin King' with
the hell which they had mounted on
the Ford Service truck of their
uncle T. H. Pollock, and which Ray
Hitchinan drove. They were in the
parade, and kept things lively with
Uncle Samuel and Columbia.
Two of the nest features of the
occasion yesterday was the imperson
ation of I'nele Samuel by Clarence
Mason, making an ideal Fncle Sam.
and as he so gracefully headed the
procession, being followed by Mayor
Schneider and H. Grassman as flag
bearers made an elegant setting to
the happy crowd, as they celebrated.
Miss ( lara Mae Morgan was an
ideal Columbia, as she stood in the
car as it was driven by Wallace
Warner, and brought home to the
minds of the people the idea of lib
erty a? they had not seen it for a
The Home Guards Here end There.
With the excellent drilling and
the spirit of all who were of their j
number to render the best of ser
vice, made it possible for their work,
coupled with the Home Guards from
Murray to mcke a part of the cc-le- '
bratiou which would have been im
possible, had they not have spent
the many evenings in their drills,
which would have been nice for them '
to have spent at home when they
were tired after a hard days work
during the summer. They have
drilled with a spirit and enthusiasm.
only equalled by their high patriot
ism. hen anything is desired to
be done you may count on the
Home Guards doing their part.
The Plattsmouth City Band.
Equalling in enthusiasm and pat
riotic service, of the Home Guards
was the members of the city band
as iney paraded, and tramped over
hard stones of the pavement, at the
same time keeping time and music
for the thousands of people. who
were josling and jolting as they
surged in the enthusiasm, to ex
press their joy and gladness at the
termination, and in a right manner
the war which has caused so much
misery. i lie hoys or the band are
entitled to a great deal of credit for
the splendid work which thev have
done not alone in this instance, but
in many others. Hurrah for the
There Were Two Drum Majors.
During the day Roy Mayfield
officiated as the leadcr of the band
in the person of drum major, and
made an excellent person for the
position, as also Mrs. Ren Hankin-
son did in the evening. They both
demonstrated their ability to per
form properly the functions.
in Hard Grassman made an ex
cellent flag bearer, as he stuck with
the parade through thick and thin,
for it mostly was thick for all the
time there was a large amount of
people who were anxious to parade
in the name of Liberty.
C. A. Atkinson, the barber, from
e?r!y in the morning when the notice
first came until away along in the
day towards noon, was one that kept
t lie colors flying at the head of the
WILL VERT SOON
SAIL FOR FRANCE
MISS EDITH MARTIN. OF PLATTS
MOUTH ENLISTED IN RED
From Monday's Pail v.
Miss Edith Martin of this city
has ottered her services, to the gov
ernment and they have been accept-
ed, she will soon sail for Europe, to
do service for her country as a work
er with the Red Cross. Miss Martin
is a lady with much vigor and spir
it, and is capable of much work,
and with much enthusiasm and
energy. She is the daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. J. B. Martin of this city,
has been engaged in teaching school
at which she was very successful.
Later she has been engaged with a
lyceum bureau, and is a graduate of
an eastern conservatory of music,
and is well equipped both as to her
ability, and natural disposition to
fill to the best the position to which
she has offered her services to her
From Tuesday's Daily.
The county commissioners are in
session this morning, having some
business matters to look after for
the county. Henry Suoke from his
heme near Eagle, and C E. Hecbner
from Nehawka and J. A. Pitz from
the precinct, are with the county
clerk Frank J. Libershal holding a
session to transact the business for
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MOUTH GIRL DIES
AT RELLE FOUSCHE
DAUGHTER OF HARRY COOLIDGE
MRS. ELIZABETH NOBLE
' PASSES AWAY.
LEFT HERE MANY YEARS 160
Has Lived In the Northwest
More Than Score Of
From Monday's Da it v.
The following from the Belle-
fousche (S. D. Northewst Post.) tells
of the life and death of one of the
young ladies who was born in this
cjty many years agoN and who will
be remembered by many of the peo
ple living here at this time.
"On Tuesday morning, November
at six o'clock, the Angel of Death
entered the home of William L. Nobl
taking therefrom the beloved wife,
Although confined to her bed for
only a brief period with a light at
tack of influenza, Mrs. Noble had
been in failing health for a year or
more, and this together with a weak
ened condition of the heart from
childhood, made it impossible for
her feeble strength to withstand the
final shock. Conscious from the be
ginning that her chances for recovery
were slight, she conversed with her'
husband, her mother and her aunt.
who were constantly beside her, and
bade "good-bye" to Life as one who
lies down to pleasant dreams.
Edith Eliabezth Coolidge was born
in hMattsmoutn. en., uctoDer i,
18S9, and was the eldest daughter of
Harrv and Elizabeth Kennedy Cool
idge. When sue was six years of
age ner parents removed to ieau,
S. D., and her fother engaged in the
hardware business with his broth
ers, and which is still conducted in
that city. She was graduated from
the Lead High School in 190S. and
was a member of the Student's Glee
club. Soon after leaving school she
came to this city and was employed
in the office of J. W. Vanllorn. then
register of deeds, and until her mar
riage was almost constantly engag
ed in clerical work at the court
On September 2. 19413. she was
united in marriage with William
Leslie Noble of this city. Roth had
been much esteemed members of the
younger social crowd, and their
marriage made another home where
friends were welcome.
About six years ago Mrs. Noble's
father passed from this world, but
of her immediate family her mother,
sister, Ethel, and three brothers sur
vive her; the oldest brother, Bern
ard living in Oregon, Richard with
the U. S. navy in New York, and
Henry in France, and also two uncles
Charles and Frank Coolidge, of
THE BOYS FROM PLATTSMOUTH
WHO HAVE PAID THEIR LAST
FULL QUOTA OF DEVOTION.
From Tuesday's Daily.
Yesterday was one of the greatest
day's which this city has seen, with
out an exception there were more
people in the parade yesterday than
on all former occasions. Mention
was made of the boys who from this
city had given their all for the cause
of Liberty, the first was Private
Edward C. Ripple jr., who died
facing the enemy in action, on the
western front, and a member of the
famous Rainbow division, who has
born so much of the fighting of the
boys over there.
August Hesse, who died in a hos
pital at a camp iu the south, after
having fought the grim monster
death for a long time in the hos
pital, but finally succumbing after
months of illness. He was a mem
ber of the St. Paul's church which
carries a gold star on their service
flag in his memory.
Sergeant Geo. H. Kopischka, who
went to Funsion, and alter liavin
gained the position ot Sergeant, was
ready to be transferred to the east,
when he was stricken with the
Spanish Influenza, and later died of
to serve his
Sergeant Matt A. Jirou.-ek, who
gave up his position as deputy coun
ty clerk, and went to Camp Cody,
where he by the application and
demonstration ci ainhtv became
Sergeant, ai d on his way over to
serve best his country, was also
stricken with pneumonia, and died
on ship board.
These comprise of those who have
been lost who were from here di
rectly, others who formerly lived
here have paid out their lives, but
had made their homes elsewhere be
fore joining the army.
Claude Riggs and Frank Rigg?.
both who have been making their
homes at this city ;;nd vicinity for
the past numb": of years, went to
Camp Dodge with the quota from
this city several months .-ince. and
from there were sent east, where
each died with the pneumonia, their
remains being shipped to Hammond.
Mo., for interment, the place where
thev lived before coming to this citv.
SAILS NEXT WEEK FOR FRANCE
From Monday's Dally.
C. C. Wescott, who for the past
forty years has been a citizen of
this city, was born in Rrushcreek,
Iowa, now Arlington. Iowa. October
rd. !Ss73. and has lived in Platts
mouth since he was five vears of
age. Having grown to manhood
and made this his home since, he
has become identified with the in
terests of this city in a way that
makes it seem as though he was an
integral part of this city and in life.
He departs this "week from New
York for France, where he will en
gage in the Y. M. C. A. work, with
the boys there. It would seem that
now the war is over that perhaps he
would not be needed, but as there
will be required some two years in
which to disband the army, it will
be that long that there will be re
quired for the returning of the sold-"
iers, and therefore the services of
secretary. Mr. Wescott as all know
C. U. Wescott.
has been one of the best of citizens,
always willing to do his part in ev
ery laudable enterprise. Before his
going he was the secretary of the
Nebraska Retail Clothing association
and made one of the best of officers,
bringing to a successful issue their
banquet in Omaha last season. He
was also the secretary of the Ne
braska Sunday School association,
and resigned the position of secretary
of the Defense Council of Cass Coun
ty. We know that Cliff will make
a success of the mission in which
he has enlisted. His course will be
a credit to himself and family, and
an honor for the city which sends
SPENT SUNDAY WITH FRIENDS.
From Tuesday's Dally.
Thomas Skoda and wfe and . Mes
danies Ed Penonke and Mary Renzek
all of Omaha were visitors in this
city for over Sunday, and were
guests at the home of Mrs. Rose
Krivonek, taking dinner at the hos
pitable homo of this lady. They re
turned to their home on the late
train Sunday evening after having
spent a delightful day in the city.
MR. LeROY CLINE. VHO IS AT
TENDING SCHOOL AT MAN
HATTAN. KANSAS. AND
MISS MARIE SPIES.
PLATTSMOUTH YOUNG PEOPLE
Groom In the Army
From .MiMiilav's Dailv.
Yesterday afternoon LeRoy Clint,
who has been spending a furlough
from Manhattan. Kansas, where he
is taking special training as a ma
cninisi. and ;.uss .wane hpies. were
liiii'e;! in marriage, at the heme of
Father M. A. Shine, uastor of the
bf. John s ( athohc church.
The young people are well and
favorably known by all to the citi
.ens ot Plattsmouth, and the wed
ding was the joining of two who
have been very devoted to each oth
er tor some time. The sroom. who
is now at Manhattan. Kansas, where
he is taking special training with
1 ne 1 . . Army as a machinist, is
only home on a short furlough and
departed yesterday afternoon for his
station, and will in a short time de
part from there for service else-
wntre. 1 ne nride. .Miss Aiarie hpies
is the youngest daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Spies of this city, and
?. very popular young lady, having
many accomplishments and genial
winning ways. Fntil it is known
wnere Mr. t line win he located rhe
will remain at the home of her
moth er. after which she will join
him. Mrs. Cline accompanied her
husband as far as Omaha yesterday
on his departure for the camp at
HAD DOORLE CAUSE
DR. J. B. MARTIN AND WIFE
CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING
AND PEACE TOGE:
From Tuesday's Daily.
Yesieiday with the booming of
the guns, and the ringing of the
bells and the glad acclaim, announc
ing that peace had come to the
world. Dr. J. B. Martin and wife
had also cause for rejojeing. for
fifty years their life has ran along
like a song, in peaceful bliss, as the
years have glided by, bring joy.
fune hard work, many dear mends,
and the losses of friends, the com
mon lot ot all. I hev were more than
pleared on thir, occasion to be able
to see the world return again to
peace, after the devastating war of
the past four y Cti rs.
Josial H. Martin and Miss Almiia
Cranmer were united in marriage
on November 11th. 1SS, at New
Carlisle, St. Joseph county, Indiana,
and have made their home in Platts
mouth many years. Yesterday on
account of the ban of the Spanish
Influenza, they were not able to
have a formal reception, which it
was intended by their daughter Miss
Edith Martin. Miss Edith was call
ed away to Omaha on some business
connected with her departure for
Europe, which is to occur at an
early date, but did not forget to
send a large bouquet of very beau
tiful flowers, as also did others of
They were remembered by their
friends and neighbors, the society of
the P. E. O. of which Mrs. Martin is
a member, remembered her with
$25.00 in gold, while Mrs. Paul
(Jering gave a five dollar gold piece,
while D. C. Morgan and wife pre
sented her with a two dollar and
a half gold piece.
Their many friends extended con
gratulations and wishes for a long
and happy life.
Smith Hide Co., Market Square,
St. Joseph, Mo., a.e paying 19c lb.
for No. 1, salt cured hides. Horse
hides $5.00 to $7.00 each. Write
for free shipping tags and fur
CELEBRATES 82ND BIRTHDAY.
From Monday's Daily
Yesterday was the 82nd birthday
of uncle Jesse McYev. who makes
his home at the Perkins House, and
a hale heart v gentleman he is to for
i he age. Mr. McVey is a jovial old
soul, and alwavs trying to make
some one happy, and more than that
he is doing it too.
He was the recipient of many con
gratulations from his manv friends
nere. 1 ne Journal, with his manv
otner triends, wish that he mav en
joy many more of the happy birth
days, and the beginning of another
year is made more pleasant bv the
celebration of this victory for the
Liberties of all the peoples of the
World. He was born at Port Jeffer
son, Uh:o, Nov. 10th. 1S3G.
THE BOYS WILL
NOT GO THIS WEEK
THE ORDER FOR ENTRAINMENT
OF THE 78 BOYS FOR CAMP
From Tuesday's Daily.
By order of the Provost Marshall
Crowder, the order for the sending
of the call for 300.000 to the canton
ments have been cancelled, and they
will not be sent. Just what will be
done with those now In canton
ments and training camps, the near
future will determine, and the only
way to ascertain is to await the ac
tion or tnose having the matter in
charge. Those who were to have
gone may known now that the neces
sity of their going has ceased, and
hev will not be called upon. They
there'ore can take up their every
Marshall Bros. Nurseries, the old
reliable, announce that their agent.
Andrew Stohlman. will call on their
many patrons and customers soon.
and would appreciate if they will
look over their wants for spring de
livery, also replaces, as help is very
caree. ami this would greatly aid
Mr. Stohlman in taking orders when
he calls, to give you an opportunity
to look over their line up-to-date
varieties of all kinds of nursery
stock, priced right. 33 years. of bus
iness in Nebraska, and e:gnt suc
cessful years in Cass county. Owing
to present conditions we may be un
able to make only one tour of Cass
county for the spring delivery, so
be prepared for Mr. Stohlman when
One way to relieve habitual
stipation is to take regularly a
laxative. Doan's Regulets
recommended for this purpose.
a box at all drug stores.
JZr - - - I V
A Safe Deposit Box is the
keep my Liberty Bonds? This is
tne cry we near every day. 1 Here
is no safer place than a safe deposit box
in our fire, storm and burglar-proof
Remember, unregistered Liberty Bonds
if stolen or destroyed by fire cannot be
redeemed. You should also protect
your insurance papers, mortgages, notes
or negotiable paper of different kinds.
Don't wait until something happens be
fore you take action. If you wait too
long you may have no use for a safe de
posit box. We invite you to inspect
First National Bank
CHESTER W. BAY
LOR LAID AT REST
MORTAL REMAINS OF FORMER
CITIZEN SLEEPS LAST SLEEP
AT OAK HILL CEMETERY.
Private At St. Luke's Church. Ser
vices At Cemetery By
Frrini AKinitay's Daii.
Last evening there was held the
funeral services, at the St. Luke'.s
church which was only attended by
the immediate family, and the mem
bers of the choir of tluj church, on
account r f the Spanish Influenza.
Rev. Wilbur Leete, conducting
the services, while the choir sang
sweetly "Lead Kindl Light" and
"Fought the Good Fight" these being
the numbers which are selected for
their funeral esrvices. The floral
offerings were very beautiful, ami
in a way tended to snow tne respect
and esteem in which he was held by
his many friends and friends of Mrs.
Baylor. At the cemetery the re"
ular service of the church wa also
held, as well as the service of the
Masonic order of which Mr. Baylor
was a memher, the Kev. Keete act
ing as ciiaplain or tne .Masons.
Mr. Chester W. Baylor was born
l". labor, Iowa, and there lived din
ing His noynoon, turn removing 10
Omaha when a young man. W;h
united in marriage to Miss Lie.:
Reese about ten years ago, and was
at that time a frayeding salesman,
but engaged in business here pur
chasing the coal business of Mr. H.
M. Soennichsen. which he conduct
ed for a number of years, but some
time since sold the business to C. O.
Fricke and removed to Bovina. Colo.,
where he engaged in farming, and
was thus employed at tne time 01
his death. He leaves besides Mrs.
Baylor, three sons, they being Chest
er jr., David and tiny uicnard.
THEY PURCHASE A NEW FLAG.
'"mm Monday's Daily.
The T. J. Sokol society have just
purchased a large new tlag lor their
hall which is six by ten feet. This
society is a very patriotic one and
one which has in their heart the
Liberty of the World, and who are
ready to make any amount of sacri
fice for the things which they hold
most dear. Liberty for all the
Mrs. Fred Sass departed this
morning for Omaha, where she i
visiting with friends for the Oiy.
A S A KE I L A C R T
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