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THURSDAY. OCTOBER 2. 1919,
P1ATTSM01TIH SEMI-WrlEXY JOITRIiAL
ERNEST VERHULE MADE GET
AWAY LAST NIGHT UNDER
COVER OF DARKNESS
HIS WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN
Although It's Presumed He Went to
Omaha Was In. on a 3inor
Charge Not in the Cell.
AWAY WITH A
ENTER STORE OF W. F. DIERS AT
LOUISVILLE AND TAKE A
LOT OF MERCHANDISE
TRACED TO SPRINGFIELD DEPOT
By Beatrice Bloodhounds Station
Agent There Sheds Light on
Identity of the Men.
From Wednesday's Daily
Yesterday afternoon Ernest Yer
hule, the young lad taken in by Of
ficer Henry Trout on Monday night
for stealing a shotgun belonging to
Ed Lynch, was transferred from tne
city jail, where he had been placed,
to the county jail and a few hours
later he was at liberty. As the of
fense of the young man was such as
to give him only a reformatory sen
tence, he was not locked in the cell
From "Wednesday's Bally.
"The town of Louisville received an
unexpected and uuweleome call from
some midnight visitors on Monday
nisht, who succeeded in getting a
good haul from the store of Y. K
Iiers, which will amount to several
The robbers secured entrance to
the store from the rear portion by
breaking a window and from traces
found on the front door of the store
PAYS FRIEND A
JAMES BUSTER. WHO LIVED IN
NORTHERN OTOE COUNTY
CALLS ON JOHN CORY
DENT OF CITY
CHARLES E. BELL. JR. AND MISS
ELLA WOLFF JOINED IN
WEDLOCK SEPT. 24.
HAD NOT MET FOR YEARS PASTl WILL RESIDE AT DAVENPORT
Although They Were Neighhor Boys
Together Nearly Half Century
Ago Pleasant Visit.
in the main portion of the Jail. buthad evidently attempted to force the
was confined in the room on the.
door as the wood-work was scarred
. x . :i l i i
i .ip i.oor u! iue gun aim m. PiaC-ijind spliutered as If from the effects
cd there was apparently in a very do-Jof a pry The visilor8 maUe a caJV
ful selection from the stock in
Later in the evening wlien Sher
iff Quinton made an inspection of
the jail it was found that the bird
had flown and the manner of his
exit from the county baMile was
made through one of the windows,
the bars of which yielded to pres
sure and allowed the lad to gain his
liberty. Getting through the win
dow, the young man dropped to a
small projecting roof beneath and
from there reached the ground und
vanished into the darkness and to
As Boon as the escape was discov
ered a search was made for the boy,
but without success as Le had fail
ed to visit his home and from all in
dications had made his way toward
Omaha, where he has made his home
a part of the time.
This is the third escape made In
a similar manner from the jail and
its holding power does not seem to
be very great judging from the ease
with which the offenders get their
LAD MEETS WITH ACCIDENT
From Wednesday' Dally.
Yesterday afternoon as Myron
Connors was encaged in playing on
a swing at the E. H. Wescott home
on high school hill In company with
his playmates, he was unfortunate
enough to fall and severely fracture
the left wrist. The little boy had
stopped on his way from school and
was swinging on a rope swing- and
when he let go of the rope he fell
in such a manner as to light on his
left wrist fracturing It quite badly.
The members of the Wescott house
hold at once called medical assistance
for the boy and Dr. H. C. Leopold
set the injured wrist and while tne
little lad is suffering some from the
injuied arm it is thought that he
wiil be able to use the member in
a few weeks.
One man with car to work out of
Plattsniouth. A big money making
proposition. Have three men now
making big money. See us at once.
F. H. Kesnick, Nehawka, or Geo. O.
Meyer, Nebraska City. 6-2sw
For Sale: Four Duroc Jersey boars
for sale, weighing 200 lb3. each.
Frank Blatzer. 6-2sw
the store, securing twenty-two pairs
of shoes, two suit cases and a num
bii of pieces of woolen underwear
as well as a few suits of clothing.
Sheriff V. I). Quinton was notified
early Tuesday morning and hasten
ed to the scene via auto, but was
delayed a short time by a blowout
which necessitated repairing and on
Lis arrival the trained bloodhounds
from Beatrice were on the scene and
ready to take up the chase for the
The bounds, securing a fresh
scent, followed it closely and led the
snerlff and members of the party to
the town of Springfield, across the
1'iatte river in Sarpy county and at
euee followed the trail to the Mis
souri Pacific depot where they made
a great demonstration as the traces
c I the robbers seemed to end at that
The station agent was Interview
ed and stated that early in the morn
ing two strangers bad appeared at
the depot with two brand new suit!
cases and well dressed appearance,
and had inquired as to the time of
the f.rst train Into Omaha and upon
learning they would have a short
stay had slept in the depot until
the arrival of the train and then
boarded It for the metropolis. The
description given cf them tallied
closely with that of two strangers
Hin in Iouisville Monday and was
apparently that of the parties who
pulled off the robbery at the Diers
The end of the trail was at Spring
field as far as the direct pursuit of
the robberB was concerned, and it
will be necessary to comb the under
world of Omaha in an effort to secure
the trace of the robbers or the stolen
property, and with the present de
moralised condition of the police
force In Omaha It will be a job that
will be hard to carry out.
The Social Workers will meet on
Wednesday afternoon, October 15,
at the home of Mrs. Charles Man
ners. All members are requested to
be present as there will be special
Mall Paper. Paints, Glass, Picture
Framing. Frank Gobelman.
Studebaker's New Models
1 Iiv HERE
We can make immediate deliveries of these
classy cars and take in your used car at prices
you can't afford to turn down. All factories
are speeding production and each new car
means another used car placed on the market.
What will result?
With a steel workers' strike, prices of steel
are not going to decline to say the least. Now
b the appointed hour to make your, purchase.
FOR DEMONSTRATION CALL 79
From Wednesday's Pally.
Yesterday. John Cory, the pro
prietor of the Perkins house, receiv
ed a very pleasant visit from one of
his od friends, with whom he chum
med some forty-five years ago when
thev were both boys here in Nebras
ka. This gentleman was James Bus
ter, who now resides In the great oil
fields of Oklahoma, and who, while
in this section of Nebraska, decided
to drop in and visit with his old
friend, and the occasion proved one
that both of the old friends will long
Mr. Uuster was a mere boy In 1862
when he located in Nebraska and
made his home down in the northern
portion of Otoe county where he be
came acquainted with Mr. Cory . and
where they spent their boyhood days
together in farm work, as Mr. Cory
was at that time a resident of the
southern part of Cass county. It
was while living in this locality that
Mr. Buster was married to Miss Mag
gie Austin, who resided near where
the town of Union is now located
and shortly after that the family
removed from Cass county and final
ly located in Oklahoma.
Fortune has smiled on Mr. Buster
in his new home and he has just re
fused a lease on his farm for 13 5,000
on the oil rights. There are oil wells
on the land surrounding Mr. Buster's
farm and he has been besieged to
lease the laud by the large oil syndi
cates of the east.
After his visit for the day here
with Mr. Cory, Mr. Buster departed
for Union last evening to visit there
at the home of his brother-in-law.
A. II. Austin and family.
Iowa. Where the Ceremony was Pei
formed and Where the Bells
Make Their Home.
HAD A PLEASANT VISIT
From Wednesday's Dally.
F. J. Hennings was in the city yes
terday afternoon for a few hours
accompanied by his son. Albert. Mr.
Hennings has Just returned from a
visit of a few weeks through Wis
consin and northern Illinois In com
pany with his son, Herman, and re
ports a most delightful time. They
visited for a time near Beloit and at
Milwaukee and Chicago, taking in
the sights of the big cities. It was
the first time in many years that Mr.
Hennings has visited the old horn,?
and the first time Herman has ever
had an opportunity of enjoying a
visit among the scenes where his
father and grandfather resided,, and
some time was spent in looking over
the old scenes.
RETURNS FROM HOSPITAL
From Wednesday's Dally.
There was much rejoicing last
evening at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. B. J. Halstead when their little
son, Byron, was brought home frora
the Ford hospital at Omaha, where
he has been for the past few weeks
recovering from an operation for a
very severe case of appendicitis. By
ron has had a very serious time for
the past month as he was first un
fortunate enough to cut his foot
very severely and receive a case of
blood poisoning and this was follovr
ed In a few days by an acute case of
appendicitis, which necessitated an
operation and which for a time made
the condition of the patient very
serious. The friends of the family
certainly are pleased to learn that
the little man 19 doing so nicely.
p J. F WOLFF,
jj Main St. Garage Telephone 79
g Block South of Postoffice
PAPERS HERE YESTERDAY
From Wednesday's Daily.
Th naturalization department of
the office of the clerk of the district
court yesterday enjoyed a boom in
business when James Johnson, of
near Avoca. called and requested
the opportunity of making his decla
ration to become a citizen of the
United States. Mr. Johnson is a
native of Denmark and is very de
lirious of becoming a full fledged
American and was put over the first
steps necessary toward citizenship.
From Wednesday's Daily.
The following taken from the
Davenport (Iowa) Now?, teils of the
marriage 01 Mr. Liiurifs i:. i:eii, a
former Plattsmeuth boy, and a son
of Mr. and Mrs. ( hark E. Bell,
Davenport, Iowa. The wedding occur
red In the Iowa city on Wednesday.
"The high noon ceremony today
uniting in marriage Miss Ella
Agnes WolfiT. daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Hugo H. Wolff, of 11)37 Liliie
avenue, and Charles Edward Bell. Jr.
son of Mr. and Mrs. c. E. Bell, of
209 S. Lincoln avenue, which took
place at the man;e of u;e First Pres-
byterian church, was followed at j
o'clock by a luncheon served at Fe
Jervary park inn. The bride was al
tendvd at the ceremony by her cous
in. Miss Clara Luescht n and Ray
mond Bell, brother of the groom, was
best man. Both the bride and thi
bridesmaid were in fall suits of dai k
blue with fancy blouses of crepe awl
hats to match. Their boguets were
roses in corsaee arrangement.
Covers were laid lor 15 at the
luncheon. the table having astern
in the ralnb6w colors in large bou
quets with place favors and cards
In the rainbow colors.
Mr. and Mrs. Bell left on a short
wedding trip and will be at home
to friends after October oth at a
pretty new residence at 209 Thorn-
wood avenue. Mr. Bell Is connect
ed with the Davenport Locomotive
works as a skilled mechanic.
WEDDED AT 1 0
ALBA JTR0USEK BECAME
BRIDE OF ANTON SV0B0DA
AT CATHOLIC CHURCH
WILL MAKE HOME IN DENVER
Eoth are Well Known in Pltt:
mouth Where They Grew to
Man and Womanhood
New Management Announces .Will
Show Nothing but the Eest
From Wednesday's Daliy.
Under the direction of Roy Foss.
formerly of Grand Island, the mov
ing picture theatre at Elmwood hat
been entirely changed, a stage being
added for the purpose of accomodat
ing good vaudeville acts. The new
arrangements promise to add much
to the service given patrons of the
amusement house and Mr. Foss does
not propose to book anything but the
best pictures and acts obtainable. On
Friday and Saturday, October" 10th
and 11th he will show the "Auction
of Souls" picture, a f.ne production
and one that has been shown at
much higher prices of admission
than will be charged In Elmwood de
spite the size of the town. It
is seldom such productions are even
shown in towns of the size and more
seldom at prices which compare with
those charged In the city where the
greater drawing power reduces the.
From Wednesday's Ial!y.
This morning at lu o'clock at the
Holy IJosary Catholic church in the
west, part of the city, occurred the
marriage cf Mies Alba Jirour.ek and
Mr. Anton Svoboda, of Denver, Colo
rado. The wedding was one of
charm nnd beauty and a large num
ber of the relatives and friends of
the contracting parties were in attendance.
Preceding the entrance of Jhe
bridal party, Mrs. Vincent Slatinsky
played in a very artistic manner the
Mendelssohn v. edding march, to
which the bridal party entered the
church. The bride made a most
harming picture, gowned in the bri
dal robes of whUe, hc-r costume be-
ng cf white georgette crepe over
white satin with the flowing veil.
The bride carried a shower bouquet
f brides roses, with streamers of
wjiitr- chiffon. The bridesmaid. Miss
Pauline Svoboda. sister of the
bride, was gowned in the soft yel
low georgette made over yellow sat
in and carried a shower of the dain
ty Ophelia roses, held in place by
streamers of ribbon. The groom was
attended by Mr. John Palasek, a
cousin, isotn the groom ana grooms
man were garbed in the convention
The beautiful and impressive nup
tial mass of the Catholic church was
celebrated by Rev. Fr. John Vlcek.
rector of the church, assisted by the
choir of the Holy Rosary.
Following the wedding ceremony
at the church the relatives and mem
bers of the bridal jjirty were enter
tained at the hoiif-s f the bride's
parents at a most.- chrJ-niing lunch
con. Mr. and Mrs. Svoboda departed
this afternoon over the Burlington
for Denver, where they expect to
make their home in the future and
where the groom has a neat homo
awaiting the coming of the new
Both of the happy young people
are well known in this city where
ihty have resided since childhood.
The bride is the charming and ac
complished daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Jirousek and is held in the
'highest esteem by all who are for
tunate to be numbered among her
friends. The groom is a ton of Mr.
and Mrs. Anton Svoboda, Sr., and Is
a young man of the highest charac
ter and worth and Is now located at
Denver, where he has a very lucra
AMERICAN LEGION POST NAMES
FOUR TO REPRESENT IN
TERESTS AT MEETING
10 EE HELD IN OMAHA 10-11
Pleasing Reports Received at Meet
ing Last Night of Increase in
Number of Members.
To feel strong, have good appetite
and digestion, sleep soundly and en
joy life, use Burdock Blood Bitters,
the family system tonic. Price, $1.25.
For tasty printing you can't r
wrong in having the Journal office
turn out your Job.
T3:e American Legion at their
meeting last evening at the court,
house, selected the delegates h
will represent Hugh Kearns Post No.
f. C. of this place, at the state conven
tion to be held at the city hall in
J)nial:a on Friday anl Saturday. Oc
tober 10th and 11th. Edwin Prick",
Emil Hild. Raymond Larson and
Aubrey Duxbury were- f elected ts
the "delegates and the alternates
chosen were Robert Walling, Henry
Lutz, Tom Walling and Frank lieba'..
A very pleasing increase in tin"
membership in this organization cC
the former service men of the cour.
ty was reported and a campaign for
memberthip will be launched at one
to take in all members of the army,
navy or marine corps who served th"
country between April '.. 1917, u;.d
November 11, 1918, to make tb'
organization one that can look after
the interests of the former bervie-
men and aid the national organiza
tion in the plans lor the safeguard
ing of those who terved their coun
try during the war.
MIGHTY HUNTERS ARE
THESE BUSINESS MEN
From Wednesday's Dally.
Yesterday afternoon three of our
business men. Fred P. Busch, Guy
W. Morgan and Roy W. Knorr arm
ed themselves with a number of high
powered rifles and embarking in an
auto drove out to the farm of Rex
Young, near Murray, to play havoc
with the squirrels. The members of
the party through their representa
tive, Mr. Eusch. complain that the
leaves prevented them getting as
many squirrels as they intended to.
as it was difficult to detect the clev
er little animals amid the leaves,
but nevertheless eighteen were se
cured by the party that is Busch
and Knorr secured this many as the
marksmanship of Guy was not suf
ficient to award him any sharpshoot
Lost: On Oct. 1 between Weeping
Water and Murdock auto casing, 36x
46 and rim. Reward. E. L. Hunter,
Weeping Water. Phone No. 9.
For baby's croup, Willie's daily
and bruises, mother s sore
For eczema, tiny, Thomas' Eclectric Oil the house-
more you . cuts
scratch, the worse the itch. Try "throat, grandma's
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