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THTTRSLAY. OCTGEIR 2. 161&.
FLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WZEEXY JOURNAL
ING ITS FIELD
OF OPERATION PURCHASES NE
HAWKA PLANT AND WILL
PLANT HERE NEARLY READY
Contract TIade for Furnishing Elec
tricity to Weeping Water
Other Towns Want It.
Plant in This City Now Hearing;
Completion Will Supply Large
Territory Thruout Cass County.
From Wfdncfday's Tailv.
The Nebraska Light & Tower
company of this city which i? com
pleting the installing of new ma
chinery in the plant in this city has
secured quite an additional territory
in this county that will be supplied
from this city with current to furn
ish lit-ht and power to the rosum
ors alone: the line In the county.
Tiio local company has purchased
the plant at NMiawka. owned by
lion. K. M. Pollard and will take
over the service there. The Ne
hauka plant has had a twenty-kilowatt
capacity while the amount of
current consumed has demanded a
much larsrer service that reached
near loft kilos. This plant has the
furnishing of current to the Sheldon
manufacturing plant as well as
stone riuarries. in that locality that
calls for quite a larcre amount of
current. A contract for the furnish
ing of current to Weeping Water ha?
also been closed whereby the local
company here wholesales the current
to the Weeping Water company. A
prr posit ion is v.lo boirg considered
whereby the Nebraska Light &
Power company is to furnish service
10 the towns of Murdock and Green
wood which, places are very desirous
of having a good lighting system
and under the improved conditions
of having a plant in operation in
this city ir is ervpected to be able to
furnish. As he lines are extended
n great many of the residents along
the lines in tha country districts
are preparing to apply for service in
their hmes that are convenient to
the transmission lines.
Continues until close of this week!
This occasion in our store makes it a pleasure and
an advantage now for you to buy blankets. Here you
will find the weave you prefer; the quality you ex
pect; the patterns you like.
Wear well Blankets
Meet Every Requirement for
Only material of select quality is used in the mak
inz of them. They are specialty durable. The short
felted nap does not wear off and scatter lint. Let us
show you these splendid Llankets tomorrow.
We have them at Every Price and Size
$4.00 to $15.00
I (iS j
Bean have any weight you wish. The size, too, is ample.
kt m u" i l ! f l r: .
range from $3.50 to $10.00
Home made silkoline comforter. Yarn tied. Size is
72x90. F'rice, each . . . $5.00
Other Items in Bedding for Winter Months!
The work at the plant in this
city has progressed very satisfactor
ily aiid within a few days it is ex
pected to be able to turn on the
steam in the boilers and have the
new engine in working order. The
new switchboard that has been
ordered will be here in a short
time and make the plant complete.
TAKEN TO Oil AHA HOSPITAL.
From Wednesday's Dally.
Yesterday afternoon Gordon Wil
coxsen. the young lad who several
weeks ago had his right arm se
verely fractured in a fall from a
horse was taken to Omaha where he
will enter the Immanuel hospital to
have the injured arm examined and
treated. The fracture has been of
a very severe nature and will
necessitate an operation to place it
in proper condition and the young
man will remain at the hospital un
til the member is in such shape as
to bo used again.
EVERY DAY SOCIAL
AT M. E. CHURCH
Attended by Larger Number Than
Are Allowed to Gather in
Omaha These Days.
From Wednesday's Dali.
The pariors of the M. E. church
were the scene of merriment last
evening when the ladies of the M.
E. Ladies Aid society held an Every
Day Social and Parcel Post Sale,
which was a most delightful social
occasion. Everybody had been re
quested to come attired in their
every day, or in others words, their
working clothes and those who dared
come in their Sunday best, were giv
en a heavy fine, this fine being used
to help swell the amount in the
treasury of this splendid organiza
tion. Along with the many other
pleasing features and amusements
of this evening's entertainment, an
excellent program of readings, vocal
and instrumental music, had been
arranged, which was rendered at a
suitable time, each number being
given in a most charming manner.
Following this appreciated program,
the Tarcel Post Sale was held, at
which the ladies realized a neat
sum. During the course of the ev
ening's entertainment, luncheon was
served, which was likewise thor
oughly enjoyed. There was a large
number in attendance and the la
dies who had planned this delight
ful entertainment, felt well repaid
for their efforts and declared the
occasion to be one of success.
are these pretty
Silkoline and Sa
tine covered all
nicely tied with
fine wool yarn or
stitched irt pretty
designs and you
CONFESHED HIGHER DEGREES
ON THREE MEMBERS OF
THE LOCAL ORDER.
LODGE IN FLOURISHING SHAPE
And Members Enjoyed Banquet at
Close of Work Last Night
From 'Wednesday's Dally.
Last evening the members of
Platte lodge No. 7, I. O. O. F. en
joyed a very interesting session at
the lodge rooms on lower Main street
in which advance degrees were con
ferred by the lodge upon Tom and
Earl Short and George Lynch, three
of the young members of the order.
The ritualistic work was carried out
by the officers of the lodge in a most
After the regular session of the
lodge the members adojurned to the
dining room where a sumptuous
banquet was spread aud to which
the members proceeded to do ample
justice. John P. Sattler presided
over the feast as toastmaster and in
troduced the different members who
were called upon to deliver toasts
and this feature was one much en
joyed by all of the members present.
County Judge Allen J. Beeson Re
turns After Trip of Week in the
Lake Regions of Minnesota.
From Wednesday's I"ally.
Last evening County Judge Allen
J. Beeson arrived home from a
weeks' visit through the lake reg
ions of Minnesota and in the Jted
River country where he looked over
the land in that locality. The
judge made the trip in company
with A. J. Trilety, Joseph Skalak
and John Beeson. in the auto of Mr.
Trilety and the remainder of the
party remained at Sioux City owing
to the muddy conditions of the roads
on the return trip from Minnesota.
The chief point of the expedition
was in Ottertail county, Minnesota,
and they visited several towns in
that region, among them Fergus
Falls, which was almost destroyed
by a tornado in July and the city
still bears evidence of the destruc
tion wrought by the wind the judge
states. Returning the party came
along the North and South Dakota
line and visited at Watertown and
Sioux Falls. South Dakota. Land
there is excellent the judee states
and especially in the way of pasture
land as the abundance, of moisture
makes the grass very plentiful for
IS BACK HOME
Sailor Boy Returns After Service on
the Deep for Uncle Sam Cover
ing the Past Two Years.
From Wednesday's Dally
Last evening George Lamphere,
Jr., arrived home after a service of
some two years for his country in
the navy. George arrived with the
Facific fleet at the Mare island navy
yards two weeks ago and from there
was sent to Denver where he was
given his discharge from the navy
and released from the service. He
is looking fine and has stood the
service as only a husky young Amer
ican can in the best of shape. It is
needless to say that the arrival of
the young man has been the source
of a great pleasure to the parents.
Mr. and Mrs. George Lamphere, sr..
and to his host of friends here who
were delighted to once more greet
the young sailor boy.
The demand today is for a better
tvpe of business trained young men
and women. No limit is placed on
salary. Merit, ability and charac
tor orA the factors bv which the
business man chooses his help. The
Grand Island Business College, of
Grand Island, Nebraska, is strong
and progressive. It is incorporated
under the laws of the state of Ne
braska and for thirty-five years has
been the leading Business Training
school in the west. A free catalogue
will be sent on request. 90-10.
Wall Paper, Paints, Glass, Picture
Framing. Frank Gobelman.
DEPARTS FOR FRANCE.
From Wednesday's Daily.
Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Paul J.
Dowley, who has been a guest at the
J. II. Robertson heme for several
weeks, departed on her way to Ho
boken from where she is to sail for
France. Mrs. Dowley has been
awaiting her passports and neces
sary transforation to join her hus
band. Major I. J. Dowley, overseas
where he has been since the first of
the year. The wife will spend a
short time visiting in the east and
expects to sail a week from Wednes
day for Brest from where he will
join her husband. Major Dowley
has been detained in France to as
sist in the work of checking up
engineering property thc.t has been
purchased by the French govern
ment from the United States and it
will be several months before he is
able to return home to the TTnited
DEATH OF FORMER
Edward Parriott. For Many Years a
Resident of Plattsmouth, Passses
Away at His Home at Peru, Neb.
From Wednesday's rnlly.
Last evening at hi.s home at Peru.
Nebraska. Edward Parriott was call
ed to his last reward after a long
illness covering sci.ie four years,
having been a sufferer from the ef
fects of a paralytic stroke which be
fell him in 191G and from which he
never recovered, gradually growing
weaker until the visitation of the
death messenger. Mr. Pariott is
one of the best known figures in the
A. O. V. W. order in the state having
for many years served as deputy of
the order in this state and occupied
the different offices of the grand
lodge was one of the foremost work
ers in the advancement of the inter
ests of the organization to which he
devoted so manv vears of his useful
life. Mr. Parriott was a native of
Iowa but came to Nebraska with
his parents when but a child of two
years and made his home in this
state since that time. He was for a
great many years a resident of
Plattsmouth where he was employed
in the Burlington shops here and
possesses a host of friends through
out the city who will learn with the
greatest of regret of his death. The
departed was sixty-eight sears of
age and leaves to mourn his passing
the wife and seve-K children: Glen
Parriott. Atlantic, Iowa; Joseph
Parriott, Stella. Nebraska; Mis
Helen Parriott. Ogallala. Nebraska:
Mrs. .Vern Lone:. Nebraska City;
Misses Myrtle. Nevada and Clara re
siding at Peru. He also leaves to
mourn his death Mrs. "W. II. Rainey
and Grover Parriott, sister and
brother of this city.
This afternoon Mrs. Itainey. Grov
er Parriott and daughter and Ora
Rhodes, an old friend of Mr. Par
riott, departed for Peru where they
will attend the funeral services to
be held there tomorrow.
Let me fit you with a Spencer
corset, strictly made to your meas
urement. Call 639 for engagement.
Mrs. Frank Dunbar. 2.--tfd
''Hi srallantly tlx-y fared forth in k!i:iki :im1 in lil.io:
.nn-iica s i-rusinl i nir Imsls of warriors liolii ainl true
Ttn-v lmttlrtl for tli- riuhts of man l.csiiie oar lrave
Aim! r.ow tliev're cumins home to us with glory in
Our hoys have seen the old world as none have seen
They know the prisly horror of the Herman Iods of
The nolle faith of Britian and the hero heart of
The soul of I.elKlum's fortitude and Italy's romance.
They ior our country's great word across the roll
Wmeiira swears brotherhood with alt the just and
Thev wrote that word "victorious" on fields of mortal
And manv a volliant lad was proud to seal it with
Oh! M'olcum" honie-in heaven's peace dear spirits of
And welcome home ve living sons America Lath
The lords of war are beaten down; your glorious
task is done
Yoii fought to make the whole world free and the
victory is -won.
Xow its home again and home again;
our hearts ate turning west.
if all the lands beneath the sun America is bot.
We're iroing .home to our own folks beyond the ocean
Where the air is full of sunlight.
And the Hag is full of stars.'
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by K j. Khj iiuttls
NEVER was such right-handed-two-fisted
smokejoy as you puff out of a
jimmy pipe packed with
That's because P. A. has the quality!
You can't fool your taste apparatus ny more than you
can get five aces out of a family decw So, when you hit
Prince Albert, coming and going, and get up half an hour
earlier just to start stoking your pipe or rolling cigarettes,
you know 3'cuVe got the big prize on the end of your linel
Prince Albert's quality alcne puts it in a class of its own,
but when you figure that P. A. is made by our exclusive
patented process that cuts out bite and parch well you
feel like getting a fleck of dictionaries to find enough words
to express your happy days sentiments !
Toppy red ba?s, tidy red tins, handsome por.nd and half-pound tin
humidors and that classy, prr.ciica.1 pound crystal glass humidor with
sponge moist erier top that keeps the tobacco in such perfect condition.
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Ccnipzny, Winston-Salem, N. C
ELK DANCING SEA
Voted at fleeting Last Night to Give
Dances Every Other Week
From Wednesday's Pal'y.
At th' meeting last night, mem
ers of l'lattbinouth lodge li. P. O. K.
voted unanimously to open the danc
ing reason with the present month,
i:id to hold dances every other week
there during the winter months.
The da nets lust yep.r proved so popu
lar they were held with weekly
regularity, and should this again be-:-onie
the cao, it was voted to fur
nish the hull and lights free as many
other nights as occasion demanded
the dancers themselves to "pay the
fiddler." Among the members of the
Klks there are large numbers of
dancers and it was due in no small
part to the dancing ac-.ivities of the
lodge that the membership was so
materially increased last spring.
Exalted Ruler Schneider will ap
E. W escotfc's Sons
Our store will be closed Saturday afternoon from 12 to 6
LjLjr X i I !!!l!fii
point the dancing committee for Oc
tober at an early date and announce
ment will be forthcoming soon of
the date of holding the first dance.
ICO ACRES FOE SALE.
3 miles from a good town in Cass
County, good improvements, fenced
and cross fenced, running water, on
main road, and close to school.
There is about 60 acres under
cultivation, and plowed ready for
wheat, about 4 0 more can be clear
ed for cultivation, balance rough.
This is positivelj- the best stock
farm in the county, and is put on
the market for a few days at $140
per acre. C E. Haney. Plattsmouth.
Xeb. Phone 42S. l-3tdltw
Oscar Wilson and wife departed
this morning on the early Burling
ton train for Omaha where they
will spend the day.
Jlrs. E. G. Shellenbarger departed
this morning on the early Burling
ton train for Omaha where she will
visit for the day with friends.
Joaroal Want-Adt Fy!
Saturday, Oct. 4th
From Revielle to Taps
The big jobs done and nobly,
done. "It's over, over there. As
with sad, but trusting hearts, we
bid you good-bye now we with
pride and joy unspeakable bid
you "Welcome Home.' Bring on
the music and the flags and the
feeds and the fun " n 'everything.'"
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V. '! i ll
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A splendid 7 room house, newly
painted, water in house, gas lights
and gas for cooking, sewer connec
tion, one lot, across street from
High school. Owner leaving city
and will sell at a bargain. Call on
or address ("has. E. Martin, agent.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children
fn Uso for Over 30 Years
DR. H. C. LEOPOLD
Special Attention to nineaara of Wotne
ACUTE DISEASES TUEATF.K
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fittfd
Night Call Answered After Honn
and Sundays "by Appointment
:30 a. m. to 12:00 1:30 p. m. to 6:30
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