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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (March 10, 1919)
PLATTSM OUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1019.
A PIONEER OF
THOMAS WILES COMING HERE
IN 1857. AND LIVING HERE
FOR MANY YEARS. DIES.
LIVED HEAR WEEPING WATER
For the Past Thirty "Years. Leaves
Large Family. Was Sick
From Saturday's raity.
Thomas L. Wiles, aged sixty-five
year?, and a son of Mrs. Elizabeth
Wil's cf this city, pas-ed away at
his heme in Weeping Water yester
day, aft rTiirc!i about three o'clock
r.f a dista-e of the liver. Mr.
Wile- uas horn south of Glen wood.
In-a. on July "0th. IS.",?,, and when
only a s:n:;ll hoy come to Platts
rr.outh and r-i-Jd just in the edge
of this city until bavin? attained
his majority, ami was united in mar
riage wi:h Mi-s Lllen Horning, they
moving to i.ear Weeping Water,
where they have lived since. Mr.
Wiles has h"n very fortunate in
the accumulation of property, and
bus fiicfi';!-'..! r.ir.'h better than the
averag" mar., lie was one of four
teen children, two of who died in
infancy, the remainder being Mrs.
L C. W. Murray of Weeping Water,
.lames Wiles also bavin? died sev
eral years apo. John Wiles. Murray;
T-uac Wile- of Wkjuie Water; Mrs.
W. II. Warner cf just west cf the
city. Joseph Stephen anj B. F. Wiles J
living just outside cf the city, and
Mipk Isabel Wiles living with her
mother. Mrs. El;7abeth Wiles who
is well advanced in years.
Of his own family there are four
sons. F.r.v (
T 1 "T Y.;'" ;
Wi. Mail; Wiles. Ar-
v.d Monroe Wiles.
living t.t ar Weeping Water and four
daughters. I.ylia Leyda. living just
weft cf M'irray, Nannie Hart. Father
Grower and MK
Teresa Wik living :
!iP2r and in Weeping Water.
The funeral will occur at V.
ir.g Water tomorrow, at 2:.o.
the ii ttrn;f n! '.e mad? there.
From Saturday's Ially
Viitf-rdi'' being the sixtieth
birthday of Mrs. J. B. Higley. her1
c-bih'.r'-n nnd their fnmiiies gather-
ed to rive hr a merry time, and
they did so for everyone enjoyed
themselves, and caused a very, pleas
ant tim-3 for 'he n. other and grand
mother. For fifteen yers she and
husband have lived together, and
this is the firt tirpe in-thoce years
that all of the children have ben
toeether. A very sociable time was
had. and a Isiun! eous dinner par
takcii bv all. The children did not .
hardly know what to present to the
mother, and therf contributed to a
fund allowing the mother ta make
iliu Ti:?n-l,-i-e herself.
T,.ro -.v.re i.re.ent besides her
brother John Richardson and fam-
By. ana tier own iramuiaieiy iam-
ily. Geo. B.irr and family. Haywood
Ellege rud family. Grover Kllege
rnd fan ily of this place. Mrs. I. J.
I Toman of Omaha. Jack Ellece and
children c f Council Bluffs. Lee John-J
r-on fnd family of Stella. Gladys J
Harri? of Schubert and Miss Effie
Harris cf Schubert.
CASS COUNTY LAND
From Saturday's Iailv.
Just recently there has been lor.ic
more tr:;n fers of land, which are
ronii'iandine some pretty f?ncr
prices. Fancy we say. but still J
worth the money and thtn some. A
E. Todd has jut fold an eighty
acres northwest of the city to At?g-
ust Nolting for the sum or $2.mm
or $300.00 per icre. While A. L
Todd who has a forty, has disposed
of his holdings to Mrs. Ida Tritch
for $275.00 per acre or $11.0000.
GOOD WHITE SEED CORN.
I have an abundance of
white seed corn. Walfcrd Nord.
Plattsmouth. Neb. 8-tfdAL-w
Journal Want-Ads Pay!
j ENSIGN ARTHUR. WHITE I
SEES GREAT MANY SIGHTS
From Saturday's Dally.
K. H. Wecott today received a
letter from Knsign Arthur Wliite,
I formerly of this city, but who has
1 been in the Navy for some time, and
which was written from some wort
in Germany, telling of his trip to the
far t-ast and of bavins passed thru
the Straits of Gibralter. and seeing at
one glance Europe and the straits
of Africa at the same trine.
Passing on eastward he saw the;
Massena. that famous volcano which !
erupted with such disastrous results
a few years ago. He describes the I
wonders of the Mediterranean as be- I
sign unite will be in these waters
for some time and will be enabled
to see them in all their splendor.
LAID TO REST IN
OAK KILL CEMETERY
Remains of Mrs. Elias Sage. Who
Died at May-wood. Interred
Here This Momir.r.
From Tmirpilay'S" raily.
Accompanied by her daughter.
Mrs. J. If. Burnett and husband, the
retrains of the late Mrs. Klias Sago
arrived here from her late home at
May wood this morning and were con
veyed" to Oak Hill cemetery, where a
shoit service was held. Amidst a
falling snow storm Rev. Levi Scott.
pastor of the Christian church, said
the last sad rites at the grave. The!1'"1 one contracted bronchial pneu
deceased lived in Plattsmouth for ainionia
long time, and some fourteen years
ago went west to make her home
with her daughter. Llias Sage and
wife were one of the finest couples
imaginable and lived in peace and
harmony with their friends, of whom
thev had man v. Thev were honor
ed, loved and respected by'all within
their range of acquaintance.
Caroline Chambers was born
ork. May ft. 1S2S.
her youth she united with the Bap-
tist church and on September "0th,
1"0. she was united in marriasre toj
Samuel E. Potter. To this union '
was born one child, Nellie
1 . . t tt ti . . .
who is now .wrs. J. 11. uuruni, ui
Maywcoil. Mr. I'otter died
2". IS".:;, after which Mrs.
removed to I'ekin. Ill
and was later
united in marriage with Elias Sage,
who was the father of three child
ren. Mrs. Amelia Duke, of Omaha;
Harvey and Eugene Sage, of May
wood, all of whom have now passed
After her marriage t-o Mr. Sage
they removed to Plattsmouth. where
they resided until the time of his
death fifteen years tigo. since which
time "Grandma" Sage went to live at
the home of her sin-in-law, J. H.
Burnett, of Maywood, where she re
sided until the time of her death
which occurred March 4. 191?, af
ter an illness of almost four .months.
She was 90 years, 9 months and 21
21 days old.
Besides her only daughter, Mrs. J.
H. Burnett, Mrs. Sage leaves to
mourn her death five grandchildren
land several great grandchildren as
well as a host of friends.
pEUNG PRETTY FAIR, THANKS
From Saturday"? Daily.
Amnion Gamlin was in the city
over night last evening, coming to
see his wife and their little son of a
fcw days of age, both of whom are
getting along very nicely. Mr. Gam
lin. who is employed in Omaha, de
parted this morning tor racinc
Junction, where he will visit with
his parents for a short time before
returning to his work In Omaha.
The young man who has come
will, we hope, be a means of bless
ing to his parents and to all whom
he may meet.
Has Had Stomach Trouble tor Seven
Theodore . Sanford of Fenmore,
Mich., has had stomach trouble for
seven years and could not eat
vegetables or fruit without pain in
the stomach and restless nights.
. By taking Chamberlain's Tablet he
j is now able to eat vegetables or fruit
; without causing pain or sleepless-
If troubled with indigestion
i or constipation give these tablets a
trial. They are certain to prove
CALLS BABE OF
! LITTLE VIOLET MARY LTJSCHIN-
SEY DIES YESTERDAY AT
SICK LESS THAN A WEEK
Taken With Bronchial Pneumonia
Had Attained Age when Child
ren Most Interesting
From Saturday's raily.
Yesterday. at the home of her
grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Van
Fleet, at Kalston, little Violet Mary,
the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Otto Luschinsky, after having put
up a wonderful fight for one of such
tender age, against the grim in on-!
ster, Heath, was carried home by!
the Angels, to be forever freed of
sorrow, sickness, pain and trouble. I
The mother, Mrs. Lusch insky, had1
not been enjoying the best of health
for some time and had but lately
prone to Ralston to visit with her
parents, and when sufficiently re
cuperated to enter the hospital for
an operation, .and it was while she
and the babv were there, that the
which was the direct cause
I of her death.
j The remains will arrive on the
1:12 train over the Burlington to
i morrow and will be taken to the
Ihonie of Mr. and Mrs. Gorge Lusch
: insky, v. here a short funeral service
wlil be conducted at 2:20 by Rev.
A. V. Hunter, pastor of the Metho
dist church, and burial will be in
Oak Hill cemetery. The funeral ser-
t men will be held at Kalston in the
Tins little ray of sunshine was at
just that age one and a half years!
when the development of a little;
life is most interesting and when
parents are as much wrapped up in
- i : i l . . . : . - . . - 1 . . . .
enuureii as ai aii iniic 11: nit uuti
years. Therefore her lofs at th is
time is a most keen disappointment
'iu the minds and hearts of the par-
the only hope of consolation
being in the fact they they may some
jay rejoin their loved one in the land;
where sorrow and parting can come
SMILES A LLTTLE ERIGHTER
Prom Saturday's rai1y.
Always a pretty pood
Everett E. Gooding this morning ' peared before Polite Judge M. Ar
presented an unusually happy ap-'cher. who administered a reprimand
pearance. The sparkle of his smil-'and gave warning to these juvenile1
ingv eyes was more pronounced and
the verv flash of his dark brown
optics told of happiness, which he
did not wait for us to inquire about,
but fished an excellent smoke out of
his coat pocket and presented it to
us with a smile from ear to ear, say
ing, "Its a boy and both the young
ster and his mother are getting
along all right." The young Amer
ican who is to make his home with
the happy parents, is starting in the
race of life at just 7 pounds, and
bids fair to make a good race, strew
ing smiles and sunshine to all the
world through which he passes. Here
is to you, young man, and may your
path be strewn with roses and filled
with service, a blessing to your par
ents and a benediction to all you
RECEIVES LETTER FROM
YOUNG FRIEND OVERSEAS;
From Friday's raily
Col. M. A. Bates
editor of the
Journal, is in receipt of a letter ! rebuilding the home. This snows a
from his friend, Thomas Walling, j spirit which has built empires, and
Jr., who is in France, and who 'cleared the forest before the on
writes that he is getting along fine , ward march of civilization. With
and is willing to remain there asithe burning of Chicago in 1S71 a
long as he is needed, but is also
willing to come home, as he has
been away from home now for a
long time. The folks also received
three letters from Thomas in which
he wrote with a spirit -of optimism
and Americanism. -
Thomas does not know now soon
overseas and he will be able to cornel
back to the states. Col. Bates - was
truly pleased to hear from his brave
EVENING FOR WEST
From Thursdays I'aily.
Last evening Lloyd Gapen. who
had loaded his lmus hold poods and
1 farming implements as well as a
great deal of his stock, into a box
cor and departed for t he west where
he will make his home. lie roes
to Chase county, ami will have his
home near Palisade, in his depart
ing for the v. est. Lloyd who is a
royal fellow, says that he is taking
"Good Luck" with him. and that be
will surely succeed. We are of the
same opinion, and he i a rustler,
and has made a success here and
should there as veil. We are wish
in.tr you an abundance of success in
your new home.
ASKS CAPTURED GAN
NON FOB THIS CITY
CongrcEsmar. C. F. Ravis Introduces
Bill in the House Asking cr
Two Enemy Gur.s.
In the house
of representatives at
Washington a short time since,
gressir.an C. F. Kca'.i.; of this
grecsional district introduced a bill
asking for the allot ling of two eap-
itured German gur.s ;''r this place,
, to be used as the city n.ay see fit to
I mount them in so tin- (f th p".b!ic
I places cf the town.
The ccurt house lavn is now grac
' od with a cannon w!iich war. cap
jtured in the Spanish-American war,
and for which we ar- duly grateful
tO'Cnrle II. C. McMalren. And bv
!the wry the sight of l'i:cle McMsken
driving through o'tr streets would
be a familiar one to many of our
cili?e:is and would regale i'laits
rs:outh petp!e with scene-, familiar
but a short tin.e si:To.
We hope that the gans requestel
by rcne'fssr.ian Hvis will be al
lotted to this city, where they may
be set up as a eorcrete example or
lesson, as it were, on Peace. Human-
I lty and Liberty.
ARRESTED FOR VIO
Officer Ben Raiey Picks Up Three
Boys About To-vn on Tuesday
Tuesday night three 'young boys
Minder the age which the regulations
prescribe shall be permitted on the
streets after nine o'clock, were pick
ed up by OtPcer Pen Rainey when
found loitering about town after
that hour. Next morning they ap-
fi,r 1 i n- ii i.t to re-
peat the crime under fear of a sec-
ond arrest and subsequent punish
ment. The young men were then
released upon their promise to keep
off the street after nine o'clock. The
law laid down in thin respect is go
ing to be rigidly enforced in the fu
ture and this should serve as a fair
warning to all who are under age.
FROM THE FLAMES
Yesterday the Hcn:e r.f W. R. Clem
ents Eamaged hv Fire and To
day He's Rebuilding.
From Thursday'? T'hHv
Within rmp HaV t fter the vsound-
. - t.a , " , flre. which told
of"the res5dent of will R. Clement
being on fire, he has Bert Coleman
and his gang of carpenters at work
larger, grander and more progres
sive city spent. up before the smoke,
which had consumed the old build
ing has been wafted by the fire for
it crowded streets and alleys. At
San Francisco, again was exempli
fied the "same spirit of progress. In
this same way th new home of Mr.
which Quenched the fire has found
I they way back to the river from
whence it was pumped.
Journal Want-Ads Tayl
LARGE CROWE WATCHES HOME
TEAM EE FEAT THE BOYS
ATTEND STATE TOURNAMENT
At Lincoln Nest Week and Hope to
I'.Iake Good Showing Have
.Played Excellent Ball.
From Friday's Daily.
Probably ti.e best game of the
season to be played on the home
floor, was engaged in la.--t night by
i'r- hnii-.-t liull l.n?T'c of T'lnt turnout fi
and Havelock high schools. The pre
liminary game was between the sec
ond high school team and what is
known as the town team, being com
posed cf form; r students of the high
school. The line-up of these teams
was as follows: High school second
team. Robert Burkel. Wm. Sprech-
er. Earnest Subec, Gust Bubaker.
Gien Jones and Carl Thomas, while
the tov. n team was made up of Geo.
Dovey. Fred Speck. Albert Janda.
Lawrence Sprecker and Victor Kri
vanek. This was a good game and
while there was not at any time
much crubt in the minds of the High
school studeii's as to the outcome,
yet the game was closely contested,
and resulted in a victory for the
?econd high school team by a score
of :'.", to 17.
Then followed the event of the
evening, it being the game between
the riattsmouth and Havelock High
school teams. Those playing ou the
local flligh school t?:.n are John
Sat tier, Hilton Martin, Harley Ce
cil. Josei.h McCarthy and A. C. Mar
shall, Jr. (June) with Roscoe Hill.
Carl Thomas and Carl Schneider as
Lieut. Parish, of Omaha, was
present and acted as referee.
The game started off brisk, with
Plattsmouth leading. At first the
Havelock boys did not seem to play
with much pep but as the game pro
gressed they showed a gaining ten
dency to take the aggressive.
At the close of the first half the
home team was in the lead with a
margin that the visitors were not
able to overcome, although they
played a dandy good game in the1
The final score was 35 to 21 in
favor of the home team.
This being the last game of the
season on the home floor, it was well
attended, and was thoroughly enjoy
ed alike by the participants and by
those who saw if. The team goes
to Nebraska City this afternoon, at
which place they will engage the
Nebraska City High school team in
the last regular game of the season.
outside of the series of games they
will participate in the at tournament'
at Lincoln next week.
Returning from the game at Ne
braska City they will engage in in
tensive team practice preparatory to
attending the state tournament to
be held in Lincoln four days the last
of next week, commencing with Wed
nesday evening. One hundred and
seventy teams will be represented in
this tournament, and they will be
grouped according to classes, the
schools of each class competing only
with schools of a similar class. A
large number of constituents cf the
different teams, especially those with
in a radius of fifty miles of Lincoln,
will be present to help their team to
victorv with enthusiastic encourage
raent and there is no reason why a
goodly number of Plattsmouth peo
ple should not take enough interest
to accompany our boys to the capitol
city and watch them clean up their
The Journal is expecting the home
team to come back from the tourna
ment with some substantial win
nings to their credit. Keep your eye
on the Plattsmouth team at this an
nual tournament pf state teams.
Albert Queen departed this morn
ing for Omaha, where he is looking
after some business for the day. and
has some matters to look after at
j Council Bluffs as well.
ARE MOVING FROM THIS CITY.
From Satrrrtay's Iiallj.
Plat ts mouth is losing one of her
best families today with the remov
ing from our midst of James Blaha
and wife, they both being excellent
people. They have made this their
home for the past five or six years,
and during that time have proven
themselves excellent citizens, and
neighbors. During the past six
months or s-o Mr. Blaha has been
employed at South Omaha, and the
wife and family remaining here.
They are today departing for their
j new home, and while it is a loss for
i this city. South Omaha will'be the
gainer. With your departure Mr.
Blaha and wife we are wishing you
an abundance of happiness and
prosperity in your new home.
BOY ON ESCORT
Ben Windham on the Battleship
Montana Accompanying the
President to France.
From Thursday's raily
Previous to the advent of the war
nearly all of us looked at the world
as being a big place and thought of
actions which we read about or
heard discussed as being away off,
and in a sense this is truee. but not
so much now when our boys are
coming back from overseas by the
thousands and even Siberia now
seems as close to us as Pittsburg did
before the war. One of our Platts
mouth boys is aboard the battlship
Montana, which is escorting the
George Washington with its distin
guished passenger President Wilson,
back across the ocean, where he will
remain until the peace conference of
the nations is consumated.
We refer to Ben Windham, a son
Of Honr R.' BrWlndham, representa
tive. from this, district in the state
legislature, and who is now making
his tenth trip across the water, and
is making it safe for travel of the
president, who is going to make the
world safe for democracy.
UNDERGOES OPERATION NICELY
From Friday's Dally.
Yesterday at the Ford hospital in
Omaha Pearson T. Walton under
went an operation for the correction
of organic troubles which have given
him trouble for some time. Mr. Wal
ton has been suffering for a good
while and of late his affliction has
been more intense, and he could not
longer stand the pain, so departed
for the Ford hospital in Omaha, un
dergoing an operation for the correc
tion of the trouble near the noon
hour yesterday. The operation re
quired two hours to complete and at
the time the folks came away from
the hospital late in the afternoon he
was just coming out from under the
effects of the drug administered and
as near as could be determined he
seemed to be in a pretty fair condition.
A Service message
Why Go Without This
( ONSIDERING that a modern, fire, thief
and storm-proof safe-deposit box may
be had for less than 10c a week, it seems
poor policy indeed for anyone to be without this pro
tection for bonds, stocks, insurance papers and other
If your valuables ahe valuable, protect them. The
cost is nothing compared with the trouble, inconveni
ence, if not out-and-out Snancial loss, you may suffer
by keeping your valuables insecurely protected at
We still have a few boxes for rent, but very few. So
make your reservation early.
First NatioivaJ Baivk
P la.ttsmouth, Nebraska.
WHEN OUR BOYS DEFEAT NEBR.
CITY WON NINE OUT OF
THE TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK
At Lincoln, Will be Participated In
By Local Team Expect to
Hold Up Average.
From Saturday's Pally.
Last evening the High school bas
ket ball team of the Plattsmouth
public schools went to Nebraska
City, where they engaged in the
last regular game of the season and
defeated the Nebraska City team.
Our boys are loud in their praise
of the treatment they received at
Nebraska City and also speak well
of the game which the team there
The Nebraska City boys scored
first and continued to play excellent
ball throughout the game. The init
ial lead was hard to overcome, but
the Plattsmouth bovs went after
the honors in their usual business
like manner and soon had the lead
in the game, the first half ending
with the score 11 to 7 in favor at
The game was a clean one thru-
out and was played with zest and
pep. At the end Plattsmouth had
23 f cores to 10 for Nebraska Citv.
At the conclusion of the game the
Nebraska City people tendered tho
Plattsmouth team and those accom
panying it, to tlTe number of about
fifteen, a reception, including a light
banquet, which showed the excellent
feeling that exists between 'the two
teams and schools of this town and
our neighboring city to the south.
During the season just closed the
local High school won nine out of
a possible twelve games, thereby
scoring a per centage of 7",0. it is
not at all extraordinary to expect
them to maintain an equally envious
record at the coming state tourna
ment in Lincoln next week and we
feel certain they will come home
with honors a plenty as a result of
their participation in the champion
A Timely Suggestion.
The next time you have a cough
or cold try Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. It is pleasant to take and
and you are sure to be pleased with
the,-relief which it affords. This
remedy has a wide reputation for
its cures of coughs and eclds.
Wall Paper, Paints, Glass, Picture
Framing. -Frank Gobe'man.
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