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PLATTSMOUTH, iSEER ASTTA. THURSDAY. AUGUST 14, 1919.
DOVEY IS AT
AFTER SERVICE IN FRANCE AS
A Y. M. C. A. WORKER
GLAD TO GET BACK
SPENT LONG TIME OVERSEAS!
Looking After the Needs of the Sol
diers Sailed for States Early
in July Visited in East.
From Monday's Party.
Miss lone Dovcy, daughter -f Mr.
and Mrs. II. X. lovey. returned to
her heme in this city Saturday after
iuon after a seven months' term of
st-rice i:i Franco with the Y. M. C.
A., in the war work department.
Miss Povey has been on active
duty at the general headquarters of
the American Expeditionary Forces
at C'hai:rriont. France, and assisted
in the many featur-s of the "v
work p rtair :ii: g o the comfort of
the American so'idi. rs. The Y. M.
C. A. hits maintained in France a
large number of canteens, hostess
houses and clubs for both officers
rr.i enlisted men and these institu
tions of nece-jsity brought a great
deal of work fo the secretaries and
the American la lie- who had volun-,
t--red for service with the army de
partment, aid Mir. I.;vey has been
nuitit'Tf! anurg ti e Divny hundreds
ef true hearted American girls who
l ave ben .ver.-eis as.i-ti.i'.r in look
in after the cure and comfort of the
: .ridier-; of t! . A. K. F.
rxr.ty ha.s be-n in'the Fnited
States the i;i.t two w.-e:s. huv-
ii.g sailed from I'.rost in ti.e early
part of July, and hi? b-en enjoying j rnosphere in the vicinity of the land
a two weeks' outing in the east andjing field.
recTyera' i n g frcr- the effect of thei The advent of the air craft at-ttrenuor-
w.rk over, e-a While in jtracied a very large crowd and tli
the east, sh" visit-J for a week atjkeenest interest v.-as shown by the
Chicago, v. irh her brother. Grovi r- Jcitizens in examining the different
nor Povey and wife. During her it y j parts of the machinery and the gen
ahroad Miss Povey was r:ven therr;-l construction of the plane. The
opportunity ef visi'ir.g a number of: two gentlemen required ten minute
t. larp'-r cities of France. includ-Jin making the trip from On.aha to
intr Paris end Mar-eilles. both of, this city and this gives an idea of
which arc among the worlds most
beautiful and interesting c'ties. j
Trie many friend or Mis--s nmey
will he iiiiFl! p'ea.-ed to learn of her
return from her pltndid services
ttroad ar.i ere delirhted that she
has safely arrived at home and has
stood the service in foreign lands
ER SUFFERS STROKE
"f Paralysis Yesterday Afternoon
Follov.-3 Cloce Upon His Being
Overcome by the Heat.
rrt.ti Tuesday's rally.
Yeerday afternoon Adam Kaf-
f-nberger. residing in the west part
f the city, suffered a slight stroke of.
paralysis at his home and for some
time his condition was dangerous,
but this morning he was resting
romewhat easier although he is still
in a very serious shape. Mr. Kaffen
bereer ha- been in failing health for
a number cf months and last week
was overcome by the heat while go
ing from his home to the post office,
and at that time it was a very close
rail from being f;tal to him. ow ing
lit arre and feeble condition of I
health. As soon as the stroke oc
curred last evening medical aid was
summoned and the aged man reliev
ed as much as possible and it is
hoped by the family that he may be
able to recover from the effects of
the stroke although in hi? condition
and vt his age it will be some tjme
before lie is cb'e to overcome the
effects of his anliction. if ever. Mr.
Kafi'eriberger is one of the old resident-,
of Cass county and has resid
ed in this locality fur many years,
and some two yea'-s aco moved to
Plattrmotith to make his home.
If yon are looking for a few good
sheep attend the bi auction sale in
Murrry on Saturday. August 16th.
A grea offering of ewes and lambs.
Fancy box paper at this office.
LOCAL PEOPLE MURRAY PEO
SOAR HIGH IN PLE HOLD BIG
AIR SUNDAY RECEPTION
COMMERCIAL AEROPLANE FROM
OMAHA TAKES PASSEN-
GERS AT $15 EACH.
NOVEL AMUSEMENT THEY SAY;
A Half Dozen Enjoy Trip to the
Clouds from Plattsmouth
From Mondays Pally.
The usual peace and quietude of
Sunday was enlivened yesterday
shortly after the noon hour when a
wingeu visitor irom the big city up
i he river made its landing in the
field just north of the Dach resi
dence on the Missouri river bottom,
east of the l'urlinglon station. The
aeropiane was a small machine of
the- Curtis type and it one of the
machine? which the Canadian gov
ernment has sold to individuals in
the Fnited States.
T.it .... crait was in charge of L.
L. Wade, of Oiaa-ha. who is well
known here, where he was engaged
in automobile work in the Amiek
garage last year. Mr. Wade was ac
companied by George Wyant as pilot
of the aeroplane. The machine is
one of a number sold by the J. T.
Stewart company, of Omaha, and is
tin- property of the Omaha Aerial
The gentlemen in charge of the
machine ottered to take up any resi
dent of I'latUmouth who desired a
teal thrill and Sheriff C. D. Quinton
accepted the invitation and for sev
eral minutes soared through the at-
the immense power
these aeroplanes in traveling .thru!
After a few trips through the air
over the Missouri river bottom, the
machine wa taken to near the C.
K. Cook farm south of the city and
there several flights were made with
passengers as the residents of that
locality were all anxious to try the
experience of flying through the air
and Joseph J. Johnson and son. Joe;
John Gorder. Fred Mann and Will
Jean took advantage of the oppor
tunity to go up with the pilot of
AT GARFIELD PARK
Attended by a Large Congregation
Able Sermon Delivered by
Rev. A. V. Hunter.
From Monday's Dally.
The union services held at Gar
field park last evening were attend
ed by a very pleasing congregation,
and those who were present were
well repaid by the pleasure of list
lening to the very able sermon de
,ivere(1 hy piev. A. V. Hunter, pastor
of the First Methodist church. The
pastor chose as the title of his dis-
course. "In the Cool of the Xay."
and it was one that was thoroughly
enjoyed by the audience and given
by the talented speaker in his usual
able manner made a deep impres
sion upon the hearers.
The music cf the evening was un
der the efficient leadership of Don C.
York and proved a delightful fea
ture of the service.
These meetings are growing in in
terest and the Plattsmouth church
going people find the park a splen
did place to hold the services as it
is cool and comfortable there after
the heat of the day.
Do you want a few sheep? At
tend the auction sale in Murray, on
Saturday, August 16th. You will
OPEN HOUSE TO RESIDENTS OF
I THE COUNTRYSIEE LAST
IN HONOR OF SOLDIER BOYS
Large Number in Attendance to
Greet Captain Gilmore and
From Monday's Daily.
Tho good people of Murray have
the reputation of doing things right
when they take hold of any public
movement and Saturday evening
again demonstrated this fact in the
public reception tendered to Captain
G. II. Gilmore. who has just return
ed from France, as well as the oth-
er soldier boys of Murray, w ho have
come home from across the sea. The
reception had been arranged by the
Murray commercial club and Ted
Barrows, president of the club, pre
sided at the reception and assisted
in seeing that everyone in atten
dance had a splendid time and had
the opportunity of meeting the sol
The reception was held on the
beautiful hiwn of the Gilmore home
and for the occasion the scene war?
nude attractive by strings of vari-
ro'r.rod Japanese lanterns as well as
clectri: lights. A sliort program was,
given during the evening that was 'many friends w ho iearn with tiiejwo sr,(V; and Tore 1 his ;rnm mnte.
thoroughly enjoyed by everyone in j deono-t regret of her dea.h. In her J r;-, came ril back et the
attendance. A vocal solo hy Miss j Girlhood she , a.Tilial wih I he ! Onjaha bunjh in the -s-econd inning
Mae Ivoughridge. as well as a duct j Christian church p nd.- V :i 'evo'.f a", ; , 7 vl t wn'ru!'.; To their credit
number by Mios I-oughridge and Miss ( member of that fhith'i'p to the time j 3n'i took the lead in the game. Mc
N'eva I-atta. added much to thei-.r lt.r death. I rsnVv v,;t -vff to the left aarden;
pleasures of the evening and these
two numbers were most enjoyable,
the accompaniment bejug played by
Mi-s Oiga Minford. one of the talent
ed musicians of Murray.
District Judge Ji.ines T. Degley
wes called upon for a f-w remark" j
and expressed the sentiments of the!
community in regard to the soldiers
and railors who. sacrificing their
private interests, had hastened to
the call of duty and ferved during
the world war in the lands over
the seas and assisted in adding glor
ious peges to American history that
will live through all the centurier.
Captain Gnmore was then called
upon by his many hundreds of
friends present and in a few well
chosen words tc!d a little of the ex
perience found abroad by the Ameri
can soldier and expressed his appre
ciation of the splendid welcome home
that had been tendered to him as
well as to the others from Murray,
who had so gallantly served during
The soldiers of Murray, .who had
returned from service were given an
opportunity of meeting their many
friends and as the hundreds ot visi
tors passed in line they expressed
personally to the boys the feeling oT
love and esteem in which their home
community held them.
During the evening the Caldwell
orchestra of Plattsmouth gave a
number of highly pleasing selections
which proved very enjoyable.
A dainty and delicious luncheon
of ice cream and cake was provided
at a suitable hour, which added
greatly to the delights of the even
The occasion throughout was one
that reflects great credit upon the
patriotic people of Murray and at
the same time demonstrates that
they are certainly master hands at
RAIN DOES MUCH GOOD.
From Tuesday's Dallv.
Early this morning the western
sky gave promise of a very severe
storm with banks of heavy clouds
and a close sultry atmosphere pr
railing but the worst cf the storm
passed to the north ot this city. A
gentle rain commenced falling at 8
o'clock and while not as heavy a
could be desired Etill did a gicat
deal of good and made it much more
comfortable getting around for the
average citizen who has "been suT-
ferine from the intense heat of tbelall the family.
Ipast two weeks.
DEATH OF A
DENT OF CITY
MRS. FRANK T. DAVIS PASSED
AWAY AT HOME IN WEST
WEEK AGO SUNDAY.
WAS BURIED AT LGS ANGELES
Deughter of the Late Doctor
bcmiclinecrit v as a
Fiom 'iiiejxlay'n raily.
Deputy County clerk Wil! T.
Adams has just received a letter
conveying the sad r.ev.s ol' the death j
of his cousin. Mrs. Frank T. Pavi.i
at h:r home near Los Angeles. Cali
fornia, on Sunday. An?' t ::. 1 f 1 : .
Mrs. Davis has been in very poor
health for rurae time r.nd reronlly
j underwent an operation for
stones and she graehialiy failed in
health until death can.e t: her re-.
... , , , . I
avis will be remembered bv I
, . "
r re-.idents of this- t:tv as'
the youngest daughter of the late
Dr. W. H. Schildknecht. and she
was reared to womanhood in Platts
mouth. completing her education in
ithis city and fater was united in j
::i;.riiage to Mr. Frank Tj Dj;v-. who'
v.ith several children are left to
mourn me ueam ti me win- :-nu .
mother. M.-j. Davis va. a lady who'.
by her rphnriid Christian life mii!;
The Davis family left
some twenty years ago and has , ra his hnce. and then Deal proceed
since that time made their hme in j ed to break the gatv.e up with a hot
California, locating i:ar Ivc An-me over third base that scored both
gelrs. The funeral of Mrs. Davis ; MeCauley and ITerold.
held at l.os Aniele..
the berenved faniilv
1 .:c .)-.;-
, ., .. , . . ... third and was advanced 10 seronn
est svmpr.thv of ih? o!d fricn is w-.ll , , .
ton a sacrif.ee bv Pkonmal end on the
he extended in th ir hour 1' :rr:! : , ' , c
ihir of Tenmer to the ccn'er n-ld
over the loss of the kin.l ;.nd loving' , ... vt
1 Fuehv came over with a score but
w.te and mother. j nn qt Trtnn,pr waR of.
Three Seek Honor of Representing
Cass County at Erafting; of a
New State Constitution.
P'om Tuesday's Daily.
The list of candidates for dele
gates to the constitutional conven
tion of th? state of Nebraska, which
is to convene .on December 1'. liI0.
at Lincoln, has been closed and the
choice will soon' be up to the voters.
In this county there has been a suf
ficient number file to make necessary
the holding of a primary election to
determine who the two candidates
to come before the fall election shall
be. In all. three candidates in this
county seek the honor of represent
ing the Till district, comprising Cas?
county, at the drafting of the new
constitution, which will be made the
basic law of the state tfter its adop
tion by the voters of the state. They
are Hon. E. M. Pollard, of Nehawka;
Attorney A. L. Tidd. of Plattsmouth;
and Searl M. Davis, of Murray.
The constitutional convention will
have an immense amount of work
on its hands and the gentleman who
is chosen for the position from this
county will have no easy job. In the
Sth district, composed of Otoe and
Cass counties. Attorney YV. II. Pitz
er, of Nebraska City, is the only
1 candidate having filed, and conse
quently no primary election will be
held in the district to determine who
shall be the candidates before the
CARD OF THANKS
I take this method of expressing to
my friends and neighbors my deep
appreciation of their splendid work
in assisting in saving my property
from destruction by fire and their
action will long ba remembered by
GEO. A. KAFFEN'BERGER, Jr.
i THE BALL GAME
THE PURITANS OF OMAHA WERE
TRIMMED DY THE SCORE
OF 5 TO 4.
AN EVENLY MATCHED CONTEST
' The Game Was Rather Interesting
From the Start, Rein? Contested
to the Last Inninsr by Each Team
From Monday's Paily.
The lied Sr,x yesterday afternoon
hung a defeat on t lie fast Puritan
team of the south side of Omaha by
the score of r. to 4 in a game that
was MIed wiih great interest lrcni
itart to finish. Atkinson, who did
the torsmg for the local aggrega
tion was one of the big factors of
the gam1 with his timely stick work
and in his retching received excel
lent support from his team mates.
The Red Sox team was changed
around in the plaving positions
the gam? Sunfiav end Fred Me
; ley, who in the past has often filled
the initial corner of t lie diamond
was hack on the old job and played
I an excellent same. while Peter
t Herold was officiating at short stop
I and p?sicted several cf the Omaha
! nlavers out at first hv his fielding,
I In the opening the visitors scor-
d li(.n,, v:t.u ? ichy hit iafe
.,.,, r,,j f.,iv.wo(! bv
ci.n..n,i whn rpnned the ball for
i Herald wr.s hit by Vooley and giv-
i The fifth saw the visitors add to
' t li ri r score when Puchy -p.it snte i
. . . . ,
rn the second sack as the two suc
ceeding batters struck out.
In the sixth inning 'both teams
l! proceeded to do business with the
score board. The visitors opened
with R. Lane seruring a safe bingle
to the right garden and was follow
ed by George Lane who hit to right
feid and rcored his team mate. On
the out of Rapp from Ilerold to Mc
Cauley. George Lane scored with
the run that brought the visitors
total to four. Tor the Sex MeCau
ley drew a walk and when O'Donnell
hit to short Mae was caught at sec
ond. Atkinson proceeded to warm
things up with a three sacker to the
left field that scored O'Donnell and
Deal again saved the day with a
timely hit over second that brought
Atkinson home and tied up the
In the eighth inning the Ked Sox
cinched the game with the hit of
Ilerold to center field that brought
in Atkinson. Atkinson had reached
first on an error of the Omaha team
in leaving the first sack unprotected
and when Pete straightened out on
one of the slants of Wcolsey the
Plattsmouth pitcher came across the
plate with the needed run that spell
ed victory for his team.
In the ninth the visitors were un
able to connect with the ball and
retired in one, two. three order giv
ing the contest to the local ball
OOL. M. A. BATES ABLE TO
BE OIIULITTLE TODAY
From Monday's Dally.
This morning for the first time in
a good many weeks. Col. M. A. Bates,
editor of the Journal, was able to
leave his home and enjoy a few
minutes out on the street and in
visiting the Journal office. The col
onel is showing much improvement
and while still far from well Is able
to be up and around the' house most
of the time. His many friends will
be pleased to learn of the marked
Improvement in his condition in Ux
past few -weeks.
SERVICE IN THE
HENRY G. SOENNICHSEN ARRIV
ED HOME YESTERDAY AF
TER LONG SERVICE
ISEM8EB OF COAST ARTILLERY)
Was in Machine Gun Company of
the Old Sixth Nebraska La
ter Enlisted Again.
Pro.Ti Monday's Pally.
There was much rejoicing yester
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. II.
M. Soennk'hsen. of this city, when
the son and brother, Henry G. Soen-
nichsen. arrived home aftr a ser
vice of some two years in Die ranks
of the khaki clad army of I'ncle
At the commencement of the war
with Germany. Henry heeded the
call of his country and enlisted in
the Gth Nebraska infantry and was
as:-ined to the machine gun com
pany of that regiment under Captain
Ijuehler Metcalfe. With the Sixth
regiment. he departed for Camp
Cody. Deniing. New Mexico, where!
he spent several months in training
and while there, to his great disap
pointment, he war? discharged on am
ount of his physical condition.
With a determination to do his
;;t and serve in the world war.
Henry came heme and at once at
tempted to get back into active ser
vice, and after a few attempts to
enlist was finally enrolled iu the
lri.iy and early in 1:'1S left for Jef-
"erson Barracks. Missouri. from
.' here he wes assigned to the coast
irtillery branch ef the service and
'hortly thereafter was sent with his
ecimc-nt to Honolulu. Hawaii, where
;e was stationed at the famous Kan-;
die fortress, remaining there for thei
greater part of the time of his ser-'
ice. Mr. Soennichsen has spent the'
!ast week awaiting discharge from
the service and at la; receive! the
document that places him back in
the ranks of civilian life.
The friends in this city of this
splendid young man will rejoice to
learn of his return and his determi-
lation to elo his part personally in
the great war is a demonstration ol
the strong, steadiest American spirit
that makes the gre.it sacrifices when
'he call of the country is heard for
her sons to defend the principles up-
r.n which the republic is founded.
The sojourn chroad has been a
;rcat experience to the young sol-
ier and one that he will long re-
mer.iber and has given him a broad
tiowledge of the island possessions
3f the Fnited States that will be
When baby suffers with eczen? ; or
some l'ching sKin iroume. use
Doan's Ointment. A little of it
oes a long way and it is safe for
children. 60c a box at all stores.
Wall Paper, Paints, Glass, Picture
Framing. Frank Gobelman.
A Good Place for Crop Money!
nrnvirlft a safe, convenient and
lillWulCJ m-r J-"-
profitable place for the proceeds
We issue them for any desired amount. 1 hey are ne
gotiable by endorsement, and can be cashed anywhere. Left
with us for 6 months or longer the money earns 4rr.
The regularity with which farmers take out these cer
tificates is their best recommendation.
The First National Bank,
"The Bank where
SERGEANT EARL SHORT RE
TURNS HOME FROM SER
VICE WITH ARMY.
BOYS COMING BACK RAPIDLY
Joseph Smetana Arrives From
Years Service in Uncle
From Monday's T'ltlv
The list of the Plattsmouth young
men returning home from service in
either the army or navy during th
world war. is growing large-r day by
day and there- are very f.-,v ne.w who
have not been able to reach he m
These homecomings have been the
occasion of great joy to the parent
and friend of all th young men
the boys are fortunate iti e-rturning
home. safe and sound. Two of the
latest arrivals from duty e.er.--:is
are Sergeant Karl Short v. ho hj
been serving in France with 1!.
medical corps and Jeseph Srti"t.iiia
who has been strvirg in th" : jvy.
Mr. Short has be en in service t ince
the early part of 1 1 7 and !"ft with
the Nebraska national guard in S-;.-teniber.
3 ft 1 7 . fi.r Camp Cody. New
Mexico, where he remained urri! hi
division was ordered overa':i and
since the summer of Ulv b.-.-n
on active duty with tb- tr 'o;-s r
the American expeditionary forces.
Mr. Short just prior to hi rf.;r:i 10
the states was stationed at LeM.irf.
the headquarters ef th" AuiTic:' :i
embarkation center and cue of th"
principal French cft'er. oceupie-d 1 v
the American troe;p'--. Mr. Sin rt is
delighted to be back home i:g;:i'i
with his family and to meet ;;fs
brothers who have also jus recent
ly returned from service. ?!r
Smetana has been on activ-? de.ty i.i
'he navv since ihr outbrcik if the
war in April. 1017. ai"! v - ; ov ( f
the first fro! this city to cntrr the
service of his cnurtry and a Ter
part of the tim1 was on the banle
fhip South Caroline, which was e;ne
of the fleet assigned to service 111
foreign waters and while there had
a great opportunity to see duty
a part of the fleet en traced in pro
tecting American anil allieri ship
ping from the raids of the lion V
boats that were active i'i att writ
ing to sink the American trans
ports bound for France.
SUFFERS FRACTURE OF ARM.
From Monday's Pa II v.
Saturday afternoon while Alice,
the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
L. W. Lorenz was engaged in play
ing around the house she had the
misfortune to fall and fracture her
right arm. As soon as the accident
occurred the little one was given
medical treatment and the injured
member set and it will be several
weeks before Alice will be able to
use the arm. The many friends of
the little lady will regret to learn
of her unfortunate accident.
of crop and livestock sales.
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