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PLATTSMOUTH 8ESH-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
HOBDAY, NOVEMBER IS, 191S.
DOCTOR LOSES FI6H1
FOR LIFE OF
MRS. HAROLD WALKER. BRIDE
OF FOUR DAYS. DIES OF
Married While Critically 111 After
Engagement of Five
Kron Saturday's Da 11 v.
Dr. Harold II. Walker, a young
physician of Kansas City, lost a des
:;rate fight Thursday afternoon to
fave the life of his bride of four
r'vs whom he married when hope of
her recovery from pneumonia had
almost Wen given up.
The bride was Miss Wanda Rara
F. y. daughter of Mrs. L. F. Kamsey.
Locust street. Two weeks ago
Miss Ramsey became ill of influen
za. Last Friday pneumonia develop
ed and Dr. Walker, to whom she
had been engaged five years, was no
tified and he hurried to Omaha.
Sunday, although there was little
hope of her recovery, relatives and
a few intimate friends gathered
about the bedside and Miss Ramsey
and Dr. Walker were married. Then
Dr. Walker took up the fight to
nurse his wife back to health.
For four days and nights - he
scarcely left her bedside. Tuesday,
the seemed better but Wednesday
h-r condition became serious. She
was Kept auve oy oxygen aim an
electrical device to stimulate respi
ration. This afternoon she died.
Dr. Walker is a nephew of Dr. W.
II. Walker. 29C5 Harney street.
MKs Wanda Ramsey, it will be re
member, formerly lived in this city,
and is the young lady, whom men
tion was made in this paper of yes
terday. DEATH CLAIMS ANOTHER
Miss Hilda Harris. Who Has Been
Sick for Two Weeks With
The "Flu" Dies.
From Saturday's Daily.
Just two weeks ago today, Miss
Hilda Harris, who was at the time
employed at the Russell Restaurant,
was taken with Influeaza, and which
later developed into pneumonia.
Miss Harris had been very ill for the
past few days and fought "bravely
for her life. Being strong and the
very pneture of robust health, and
for a time was able to give valliant
battle with the disease, but during
the past few days very little hopes
for her recovery have been enter
tained by the attending physician
and those most loving and dear to
This morn ins the ebbing of life
was perceptible; and at about nine
thirty the end came, giving rest after
the struggles of many days and their being attacked by that dis
nights for the retention of the life; ease, you should procure a bottle of
of this excellent ' young lady. Miss j Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and
Hilda Harris was a very ameable I study the directions for use, so that
and pleasant young woman, having ! in case of an attack you will know
a host of frieuus in this city who exactly what course to pursue. This
will be pained to know of her de- j is a favorite and very successful
parture. A little brother, Paul, ; remedy for croup, and it is import
eleven years of age is just at this ant that you observe the directions
time very sick, and hi3 recovery is , carefully.
in doubt, but as he is strong with lots
of vitality, hopes are entertained
that he may be able to pull through.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
The War is Over
and we have a very few Ford Cars on hand!
1 1918 Sedan
1 1918 Coupelet
1 1918 Roadster
2 1918 Ford Ton Trucks with Farm Bodies
A few 1917 Touring Cars
If you want a Ford Car better come in quick and
make a selection, They won't last long. We have a
.first-class repair shop with competent mechanics. Bring
your Fords and other cars to us for repairs and storage.
Gasoline 26c per gallon at our Filling Station.
T. H. Pollock Garage,
Tel. No. 1.
The deceased young lady is the I
Harris residing in the south jart of
HEARS FROM HIS
SON IN ENGLAND
From Saturday's Pally.
George K. Statts has Just received
a letter from his son Clarence, that
was written from England, and
which tells of the country but did
not hold out much hope that he
would be in France very soon.' He
tells of attending church on Octo
ber 20th in a church that was built
in 1302, or one hundred and ninty
two years before the discovery of
America bv Columbus.
WILL 60 10 SUPREME
GOORT WITH CASE
MRS. LENA BETTS. THROUGH AT
TORNEY WILL TAKE MAT
TER TO HIGHER COURT.
From Saturday's Dally.
heme mcntlis since we were re
galed by the divorce proceedings of
Mrs. Lena Betts vs. W. II. Betts,
and which attracted much attention.
at the time, on account of the divi
sion, of the property, the custody of
he children, and other phases. The
matter of perfecting the appeal, by
Mrs. Betts, is in the hands of her at
torney W. H. Titzer of Nebraska
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
The Bank of Cass County
of Plattsmoutl), Nebraska.
Charter No. 642.
Incorporated In the state of Nebraska, at the
close of business. November I. Iils.
foans and discounts
Ilonds. SeMirit ies. judirnients etc...
M ln-r assets l.ilx-rt y Ilonds ....
15jiikiiir house furniture and fix
tures Other real estate
Current ex peiises.taxes and Interest
Cash items .
2 AM eO
' 1 2 u;
Due from national and state hanks 15..'1 10
Checks and items of exchange 3 S.
I. ,721 tx
Stiver, nickels and cents ..
Capital stock paid In ..$ 50,000 (0
.-urplus f mid 30.1100 00
Undivided profits .TO.Ki'4 (4
Individual deposits subject to check 3l5.ftJ 44
Time certiticates of depsit 32.'4 s-
Casliier'sclierksoutMandimr 4.'J0.i !
Iue to national and state banks 17.372 S5
Hills payable 4t.'K 0J
DeiK)sitors" sruaranty fund .1U 40
State of Nebraska, t
Cocxty or Cass '
I. K. I Patterson,
Cashier of the above named bank do heieby
swear that the :itove statement is a correct
and trui- ropy of the rejwirt made to the State
liaukinif lioaid. 11. I-. i attekson
Chas. C. I'ARMCr.z. Director
J Acoa Tritscii. Director
suis--ried anu sworn to liefore me this 15th
day f Noveml(er. J'.'ls'. Ax.xrC Hasm.kr.
My commission expires Seiit. 2"J. 11C3.
If your children arc subject to
croup, or if you have reason to fear
Rand-McNally war maps Tot tale
t the Journal office.
AUGUST BACH AND WIFE WHO
WERE MARRIED 50 YEARS
AGO RENEW VOWS.
From Saturday's Dally.
November fifteenth, eighteen
hundred and sjxty-eight, at the
town of Kssen, Germany, August
Bach and Miss Wilhemenia Ocklen
burg, plighted their vows, in a con
tract of matrimony. and eleven
years later came to this city to make
their home. Two children were
lost in Germany, while three were
lost here, there having been seven
born to this union. Today after
having traveled life's journey to
gether. they are now passing the
fiftieth milestone of their married
life, and celebrated the anniversary
of their wedding very quietly. This
morning early they repaired to the
church, and the Rev. M. A. Shine
of the St. John's Catholic Church
said Mass very reverently for them.
and heard their responses, when
they anew pledged their marriage
vows. The day was very quietly
spent at their home in the south por
tion of the city with their children
and grand children, the wedding
dinner being eaten by the family
only. There are only two children
they being, A. G. Bach of this city,
and Mrs. P. A. Welch of Omaha, and
the grand children. The happy
couple will spend the day with their
children and grand children at Oma
ha. Sunday and eat dinner with Mrs
P. A. Welch, their daughter. This
couple have made their home in
Plattsmouth the past 39 years and
have helped make Plattsmouth the
city it is today.
GO TO THE BOYS
SO FAR THE FOLLOWING NAMED
BOYS IN FRANCE HAVE BEEN
SENT XMAS PACKAGES.
From Saturday's Dally
Under the provision for the send
ing of Christmas packages to the
bovs in France, there have been a
number sent, and the time has been
extended to the 30th of this month.
The boys hearts will be gladdened,
when the packages arrive from the
home, and which have been prepar
ed and packed by the loving hands
of their friends. The following
will get packages, and have been
forwarded up to this time:
Harry Winscot. John P. Miller.
Frank H. Schuldice, Louis Rothman,
Harvey J. Heneger, Louis Baumgart,
Albert Carnes. Walter J. Wunder-
lich, Martin L. Lohnes. Wilber A.
Benscoter, John A. Miller, Clifford
M. Forbes, Ernest F. Wallengren.
Elmer F. Spies, Herbert Thacker,
Daniel S. Bestor, Lieut. Edmund
Spies; Oliver Watson, Louis S.
Rhotten, Russell E. Mullen, Frank
M. Rice, Major A. Arries, William
Andrews, Donald E. Arries, Fred II.
Rutherford, Julius Kalasek. Ray
mond J. Larson, Robert Walling,
Thomas Walling, Harold D. Park-
er, Edward Bashus, Major A. A.
Fricke, Ernest Stenner, Marion Dick
son, Anton Rys. Pollock Parmele.
From Friday's Dallr.
Watson Long from west of My-
nard was a visitor in Plattsmouth
for a short time yesterday afternoon.
Wm. Wal forth from west of My-
nard was a visitor in this city last I
evening looking after some business I
for a few hours. .
John Bashman and son John from
west of Mynard, were in the city
last evening looking after some busi
ness for a few hours.
Will and Charles Hennings from
near Cedar Creek were looking after
some business in this city yesterday
afternoon having driven in
Earl Hackenberg of near Cedar
Creek was a visitor in this city this
morning, coming to look after some
matters at the court house, and also
having some business to transact in
Edward Howard and son Floyd,
who have been working for Oscar
Gapen, was a passenger tor Omaha
this afternoon, having' Jusjt com
pleted the job. of picking corn for
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Speckt was
visiting in Plattsmouth today from
their home at LaPlatte, coming over
to have his question blank filled
out, and finding after having gotten
here that it was not required.
Mrs.- Herold Koop who has been
at the home of Will Krecklow for
some time past having her foot WSBSSSimisxsasmTVsiHm
treated, is so far recovered that shejN
wna fihlp tr donort fnr hoe h-mio at i
Louisville j'esterdaj' afternoon.
This morning Mrs. Edward Cot
ner departed for Tabor, Iowa, called
there by the death of a little child
of her sister, Mr. Leila Lyant
which had died but a few days af
ter birth with the whooping cough.
Henry Albert who is sick with the
pneumonia, at his home near Cedar
Creek is progressing nicely, though
his fever is still over one hundred.
Dr. II. C. Leopold is treating Mr.
Albert and this morning Mr. Al
bert's mother and Henry Sanders,
accompanied the doctor when he
made his call.
Miss B. H. Kear, who is' employed
as nurse at the home of Henry Eiken
berry was a passenger this morning
to Omaha, where she will spend the
day with her folks, returning1 to
take charge of Mr. Eikenberry. Mr.
Eikenberry is reported as maintain
ing about the same condition of
health all the time, with no change:;
for the worse, or show no improve
From Thursday's Daily.
I). A. Young of near Murray was
a visitor in this city this morning,
coming to take up some matters with
the local board.
Colonel Hueston of LaPlatle was
a business visitor in ths citv for a
few hours this afternoon lookir.g
after some business.
S. J. Reams electrician of Cedar
Creek was in the citv this morning
coming to look after some work
which he has in hand here.
John Spangler from near Louis
ville wa3 a visitor in the city this
afternoon and was looking after
some business for a few hours.
C. D. Spangler and wife from
near Murray were visiters m tins
city this afternoon having driven
.up in their car for a short time.
Francis Lemon of Greenwood was
a visitor in the city yesterday com
ing down to take the physical ex
amination before the local board.
John Albert who ha been visiting
at Louisville and looking after some
business there as well for a short
time returned home this morning.
George Malcomb of Nehawka was
a visitor in Plattsmouth this morn
ing coming to take the physical ex
amination before the local board.
Dr. J. F. Brendel and wife of
Murray were in the city this morn
ing coming to look afte'r some busi
ness for the day, driving up in their
Chas. Fetzer of Louisville, was in
the city Monday, and while here
called at the Journal ofiice and re
newed his subscription for another
J. J. Meisinger of Cedar Creek was
a visitor In this city this alternoon
havng driven flown in his car to
look after some business for a short
E. W. Laltue of Union drove up
this morning in his car, and was
looking after some business mat
ters in the city and also was trans
acting some business at the court
Owen Clifford of Weeping Water,
who has been visiting in the city
for the past few days, a guest of his
brother T. C. Clifford, departed this
afternoon for South Bend, where he
will visit for a short time.
Wn. Staton and Emery Kelberg
both of near Nehawka, were visitors
in this city today, coming to look
after some business matters for the
day and to take the physical exami
nation before the local board.
Henry J. Miller the recently elect
ed commissioner from the third dis
trict of Alvo, came over to see about
some business at the court house,
and to transact some matters also in
the city, driving over in his car.
W. F. Krecklow of Louisville is
visiting in this city having been to
Omaha where he was looking after
some business, and run down here
to visit with his son Will Krecklow
who is the cashier of the Burling
J. E. Fleming and J. W. McReyn-
olds, both of near Union were visit
ors in Plattsmouth this morning,
coming up in their car to look after
some business at the court house,
and to take the physical examina
Ray Beaver who a short time since
moved from Louisvme to tcons
Bluffs, where he is engaged in the
carpenter business, writes that their
town is very lively and prosperou
and that there is employment for all
and that all the family are working.
Winficld Yonker and son Lloyd
Yonker, both of near Union, were in
the city this morning, having driven
up in thfcir car, that Lloyd might
take the physical examination be
fore the local board, while Mr. Win
field Yonker, also had some business
matters to look after in the city.
Ludwig Bornemeier and Adolph
Bockelrnan,, .from near Murdock,
were in the city last Saturday, and
were pleasant eallers at the Journal
office. Mr. Bockelrnan came down
We also carry a complete line of
ladies, misses' and children's
to complete some matters in con
nection with the next army call, be
ing in the next draft list. Mr.
Bornemeier enrolled his name for a
copy of the Journal for one year.
From Saturday's Daily.
Thomas Cromwell of North Platte
came in this morning and is look
ing after some land deals, which he
has In hand.
John Mefford who has been sink
ing some wells near Cedar Creek
was a passenger this morning for
his home at Greenwood.
Frank Blatzer, from near Cedar
Creek, was a visitor in this city this
morning, coming down to look after
some business matters for the day.
Robert Jordan was in the city this
morning from his home near Cedar
Creek, coming down for some trad
ing with the Plattsmouth merchants.
Albert Olsron came down from
Bellevue today, where he is taking
military training, and will spend
Sunday with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. E. Olson.
Harrison McCord went to Belrevue
this morninsr to snend Sunday and
also to be present at a wedding -of
Miss Lena Monroe, who is to be j
Bv the government gauge at
luiriinnion biauuii. me lain iim
night, which seemed almost an in-
cesrant down pour, during 'the en -
tire night, measured 1.0S inches.
John Barkening from near Cedar
Creek came in this morning from
his heme to do some trading, com-
ing down on the train, as the roads
were so muddy that it was diilicult
to get in that way.
Llovd Gapen of Murray was a
visitor in Plattsmouth this morning i Kaiser Has Gone to Hell. We know
having some business to look after j it." There is no rubbing the mat
in the city and coming to meet his j ter out. Brother Thrall will say
brother Samuel who arrived from J 3st what he means, and you need
Basin. Wyoming this morning. j not be left guessing his intentions
hawka, was in the city this after
noon having some business to look
after in regard to his quest ionaire
blank. He informs us that he has
received a card annoucing the arri
val of his brother, Lieutenant Will
Kruger having arrived in Europe.
Samuel Gapen, arrived this morn
ing from his home at Basin, Wyom
ing, and reported that the rain
which has been falling here was
general throughout the state, hav- !
ing been raining since last evening
as they left Brush, Colorado. Mr.
Oapen came on account of the ser
ious illness of his mother Mrs. j
Maria Gapen, who is within less
than p. month of being SS years of
age. While Mrs. Gapen has been
very sick her condition was report
ed as being somewhat improved last
CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our sincere
thanks to those who so kindly as
sisted at the funeral, and at the
burial of First Class Machinist How
ard Julian, who died at sea, on the
battleship Arkansas. Especially, the
Masonic lodge and Eastern Star of
Clovis, New Mexico, the Masonic
lodge and Eastern Star of this city,
the firing squad of the Home Guards,
Mrs. Fred Warner of Council Bluffs,
and Mrs. A. J. Whiting of Clovis.
New Mexico, the Heme of the
Feeble Minded at Glenwood, Iowa,
for their beautiful floral tributes.
MRS. T. N. JULIAN.
MISSES EMMA, HILDA, AND
MR. AND MRS. E. MARTIN.
MRS. J. F. WADDICK,
C. MARTIN AND FAMILY.
MR. CIIAS. LUCAS.
SECOND SHOWING OF
Misses' and Children's
Your attention is called to our display of Goals in the east
windows. A cheerful and courteous showing of these gar
ments awaits your visit to our store. '
You will find
Style with simplicity,
Elegance with economy.
G. E. Wescoti's Sons
BR0KE THE BANK.
From Friday's Daily.
The vending machine at tiie Bur
lington station, which was installed
only a short time since, has enjoy
ed a good business, and while keep
ing the waiting rooms of the sta
tion . littered with the wrappings of
gum and candy, has exhausted the
stocks which were originally sent
with the machine, and there are
not now anything to vend. New
stocks have been ordered, but are
slow in coning.
WILL ENGAGE IN
From Friday's Daily.
Livingston" Richey who has been
making his heme at Des Moines for
some time past, has just removed to
Omaha, and there associated himself
with Mr. Emmelt Nance, and in
terested in some potash lands, and
works in the western portion of the
state. There has been much money
made during the war on this potash
and potash lands or lakes.
, THE KAISER HAD
BEEN HEARD FROM
j From Thursday's Daily.
1 . A e woifn.-l vnttpffliv iftiirnpnn
' fnr Hip 'Stub' which comes across
j the river. we were pleased to see
(the engine decorated with American
fiaps, ami the genial face of engineer
! E. B. Thrall, who by the way, in
j one of the most patriotic men in
! these parts, peared out from the
! engine window, with a pleasant
J smile for all. Just above the wind-
ow was a placard, in large letters
bearing this information. "The'or ""signed
GOES TO THE PENITENTIARY.
From Thursday's Daily.
Last evening C. D. Quinton re
turned home after having been to
Lincoln, where he took Charles
Smith who stole the automobile at
Greenwood about a week since, and
was captured at Wahoo. The young
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Car of R3ew York Appies
Phone Your Orders 53 and 54
man begins serving out' his sentence
which is an indetermediate one, anil
may only be for one year and still
may be for several years. His con
duct there will determine as to that.
THIS MORNING AT OMAHA
Frnm Friday's Daily.
E. II. Wescott departed this morn
ing for Omaha via the Missouri Pa
cific early train, to be present at the
Methodist hospital. where Miss
Clara Mae Morgan underwent an
operation this morning for the re
moval cf an overgrowth on her nose,
which was giving evidence of form
ing a revelation on her nose. Her
mother Mrs. Mae S. Morgan was
also with her at the time of the
TO FORTY-FIVE MEN
From Saturday's Dally.
You will have to bring your ques
tionaires in and return them to the
local beard. You and the board are
alike held responsible for them.
When the word went out that there
wan no need of filling out the blanks
it did not signify that the blanks
were not to be returned, but to the
contrary it did signify that all of
them should be returned not filled
out as at first required. All those
who have not returned their blanks
to the local board should do so at
once, as the time is now up, and
there is a penalty attached for the
failure to comply with the instruc
tions. All blanks must be returned
to the local board, either signed up
Mrs. D. J. Yates of Council Bluffs.
Iowa, who lias been visiting here
for some days past a guest at the
home of Mrs. J. W. Johnson, de
parted for her home this afternoon.
Mrs. Yates formerly lived in Platts
mouth. Mrs. W. T. Scotton and little
granddaughter a daughter of Mr. am!
Mrs. T. L. Murphy and wife of
Omaha who has been visiting here
for some time, departed for Omaha,
where Mrs. Scotton will visit with
her daughter and take the little girl
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