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PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA. MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1919.
ST. LUKE'S MET
GEORGE E. DOVEY HOME SCENE
OF A VERY INTEREST
PLEASING PROGRAM RENDERED
Incorporating Various Phases of In
dian Mission Work Accomplish
ed by the Church.
From Friday's Dally.
A delightful afternoon was spent
at the George E. Dovey home yester
day, when the daughters of Mr. Do
vey. Mesdames 11. F. Patterson and
John W. Falter entertained the
auxiliary of St. Luke's Episcopal
church. The afternoon was largely
devoted to a missionary program and
a discussion of the work of the
church in the missionary field of
There was a short business ses
sion of the organization and then
the remainder of the afternoon was
given to Mrs. Wilbur S. Leete, who.
having charge of the entertainment,
presented an Indian program cover
ing the work of the church mission
aries among the Indian tribes of the
northwest. Mrs. Leete read a paper
giving a brief sketch of what had
been accomplished by the church
missions among the Indian tribes of
the United States.
Mrs. James T. Begley then took
up the work of the Indians in the re
ligious life of the nation, and gave
a very interesting talk on this sub
ject. "The Tepee and the Cross." cov
ering the advancement of the dif
ferent Indian tribes along the re
Following the remarks of Mrs.
Begley, Mrs. T. B. Bates gave a re
view of the early history of the
church and the gigantic strides that
have been made in missionary work
since the 17th century, notably the
work of Bishop Hare, the great mis
sionary, among the Indians in South
The last paper was an interesting
account of the missionary work
among the Indians of the Wind Kiv
er reservation in Wyoming, under
Bishop Thtunas, by Miss Dora Fricke
Mrs. J. S. Livingston, in charge
of the nation wide campaign in the
church in this city, gave a few re
marks on the progress of the cam
paign and urged the members to a
devout and heart feLt prayer service
for the success of the movement
that is hoped to lead those outside
of the church into the active life o
The second portion of the program
consisted of a series of tableaux un
der the direction of Miss Nettie
Hawksworth, illustrating the differ
ence between the children of these
savage people of the plains before
and after they had been educated by
the missionaries of the church and
become Christians. Most wonderful
indeed is the work which has been
accomplished among this race of people-
the American Indian. The ser
ies of tableaux given by the little
folks of the church reflects the great
est credit upon the ladies having the
program and training of the child
ren in charge, as wen as upon me
little ladies and gentlemen taking
part and their clever and winsome
tnacting of the different roles added
much to the enjoyment of the alter-; Smith and family. Mr. and Mrs.
noon. Mike Cisney and family, Mr. and
The spacious dining room of thejjIrs- Glen Rhoden and family, Mr.
Dovey home had been arranged as a;an(i Mrs. John Gregory and family,
stage and here under the glow of, Mr. an(j Mrs. Earl Terryberry and
the crimson tinted lights the young ' family, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Willis,
people impersonated the Indians in Ella, Elsie and Harry Lohnes, Nita
the periods of savagery and civiliza- Cook, Fritz Terryberry, . Gold Rice,
tion. As a prelude to the tableaux, ; Hugo Drown, Louise and Grace Val
Miss Barbara Gering read the story eryt jr. and Mrs.' Frank Hogue.
of the 'Christmas Barrel," and at Robert Troop and Hershel Pettit.
the conclusion the folding doors
were drawn aside disclosing the lit
tle feathered warriors and1 squaws
gathered around the "Christmas
Barrel" given by the mission to the
children and their glee at receiving at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ora
the gifts made a striking picture of Edwards , in Eight Mile Grove pre
the simple children of the plains at cinct. All are doing nicely and re
the time of the advent of the church ceiving the congratulations of 'their
mission into their lives.
The second picture was that of
the Indian children, educated and
civilized by the church missionaries
and garbed in the costume of the
white man. The children taking
part in the program were Ruth
Smith, Helen and Edith Ledgway,
Jennie and Lorene Windham, Jane
and Marian Fricke, Helen Clement.
Ida Egenberger. Edward and Her
bert Patterson, May Egeuberger,
Dorothy l'eters and Violet Begley.
At the close of the afternoon the
hostess served very dainty and de
licious refreshments which brought
to a close a most deliglnful afternoon
filled with pleasure and instruction.
DEATH OF GEORGE
A. HAY SATURDAY
Former Register of Deeds of Cass
County Dies at Sioux City
Long Resident of Nebr.
From Friday's Dally.
George A. Hay, former resident of
Cass county, where for eight years he
served the people of Cass county as
register of deeds, passed away at his
home in Sioux Citv. Iowa, on last Sat-
urday. and was laid to rest in that
city on Mondav. Mr. Hav
known throughout the entire coun
ty and during his residence here was
quite actively identified with the re-j
publican party in the county and
Some twenty years ago the Hay
family removed to South Dakota,
where they resided for a number of
years, later moving to Sioux City,
where they have since resided.
.II. A l a , ia i in in Luc ui luic u&
life, having just passed his sixty-
sixth, birthday and leaves to mourn
his death the wife. two sons and
Lfour married daughters. One broth-ll,lc
Water and was at Sioux City to
was sick only a short time and only
for a few days was his case consid
A VERY PLEASANT
The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Gailen
Rhoden Gather at Home to
Tender Them Shower.
From Friday's Dally. ,
The beautiful country home of Mr.
and Mrs. George W. Rhoden was
the scent of a very pleasant gather
ing on Wednesday evening, October
1st, when the many friends of the
iamily gathered to tender their son,
Gailen Rhoden and bride, a miscel
laneous shower in honor of their re
For several hours the home rang
with merriment as the members of
tne party whiled away the time and
it was an occasion that will long be
very pleasantly remembered by all
those fortunate enough to be in at
tendance. The guests had come with
ell filled baskets, which added to
the pleasure of the happy occasion.
rnd in honor of the event, Mr. and
Mrs. Rhoden received many hand
some and user in gins wmcn mey
il! treasure in the years to come
as a token of the kind friends.
At a late hour the members of
the party wended Xheir way home
ward, wishing the bride and groom
many years of happiness and suc
cess. Those who were in attendance
were Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Vallery,
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Vallery and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tilson and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Marion War-
jthan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jake
A VERY HAPPY OCCASION
The stork last evening in
flight over the country made a call
friends on the advent of the
CASS COUNTY ADMIRERS OF THE
GREAT AMERICAN HAVE
OPPORTUNITY TO AID.
PUBLIC TESTIMONIAL TO MAN
Who Stood Four-Square for Advance-:
ment of Everything American '
Even to the End.
The proposed memorial fund that
is being raised throughout the Unit
ed States for the purpose of erecting
a monument for the late ex-President
Theodore Roosevelt in Washington,
as well as securing the Roosevelt
home at Oyster Bay, N. Y.. is to be
raised by small contributions from
the Peoijle of the Uni,ed Slates
v .u iucma 1,1 onui -
(ing the needed lunds. w eaitny ; town and parties went to his home,
jfriends of tho late president in the ! where he lived' alone. Upon enter
least have offered to contribute sums'ing a most sruesoms spphc mut tiiir
greater than the cost of the suggest- -
ed memorial, but the committee in
charge has waived them aside in
favor of the idea of making it
great public testimonial to the
of Colonel Roosevelt.
However much a person might
have disagreed upon the domestic
I questions oi me nation as vieweu
by Colonel Roosevelt, there is no
one who would withhold from him
Roosevelt, American." His
pition has won for him the undying
honor of the nation and its people.
Serving his. country in the field as
a soldier, or in the position of the
highest honor that can be given to
an American citizen, Theodore Roose
velt was always alert to see that the
best interests of the nation were
With the dawn of the great war.
Colonel Roosevelt made his position
known to all and remained unfalter
ingly in the front ranks of the de
fenders of his country. Unable to
be of personal service in the active
part of the warfare, he gave to his
country four sons, one of whom died
across the sea while two of them
were wounded in fighting for the
The proposed memorial is to stand
as the public expression of the love
of a grateful people to their fallen
leader and for this purpose the funds
are asked from the great mass of
the American citizenship with which
Colonel Roosevelt loved best to
For the campaign in Cass county.
Clerk of the District Court James M.
Robertson has been selected as the
official bead and he in turn has des
ignated the representatives in the
different precincts to carry forward
the work of giving the people an
opportunity of contributing to the
IN SUPREME COURT
From Thursday's Dally.
The Dovey estate of Plattsmouth,
which has been in the courts for a
good many years, was the subject ot
another suit argued and submitted to
the supreme court Wednesday. Heirs
are suing Geo. E. Dovey for an ac
counting as administrator. The
suit involves a claim for $73,000 in
terest on money invested in a gener
al mercantile business. State-Jour
SUFFERS A BADLY
Robert Hunter Lost Hold and Fell
with Arm Across Rails Run
Over by "Jitney Motor,"
From Friday' Dally.
Yesterday afternoon Robert Hunt
er, employed in the Burlington store
department, met with a very serious
accident in the yards near the Bui
lington depot. Robert was engaged
"ew:in delivering some supplies for ship
ment to the depot and a "Jitney mo-
tor" was being used to transport the
load of supplies and as Mr. Hunter
attempted to get on the car he los;
his handhold and fdl. with his left
arm striking across the rail and be
fore the rubble car could be stopped
it had passed over the arm of tho
young man, fracturing the bones a:
the elbow joint.
He at once came up towil to seek
medical aid and reached the Wes
cott store when he became so weak
ened with the pain and thoek of
the accident that he was unable to
proceed further and it was necessary
to summon a car to take him to the
office of Drs. Livingston, where the
injured arm was set and the patient
made as comfortable as possible.
MURDOCK MAN TOOK
OWN LIFE LAST WEEK
Eody Discovered Sunday when His
Absence About To-wn Was
Noted Buried Monday
On last hunday it was diseov
that Carl Eisenhut, a resident of
Murdock, had taken his life. It seems
um ue naa oeen museu around tli?
sight. The deceased was lying on
the floor with the entire top of his
head blown off and a shot gun lay
a close by.
Everv evidence went to
he had taken his own
It was the opinion that he had
placed the end of the shot gun iii
his mouth and then pulled the trig
ger with the above results. Witness
es who saw the scene of the suicide
say that it was a most horrible af
fair. As they relate it, it would
seem as though he Jiad sat down on
the ede of the lu.m. plared theud
of the muzzle of the shot gun in Lis
mouth and then reached over and
pulled the trigger.
The explosion was sufficient to
blow the entire top of his head off
and bits of it were spattered on the
ceiling and walls. When discovered
the body had fallen forward and
the gun backward with the muzzle
resting on the edge of the bed.
The remains were buried on Mon
dav at the Evangelical church near
Louisville. Elm wood Leader-Echo.
NEHAWKA BOY AR
RIVES HOME TODAY
Edward Wood Completes Service as
a Member of Uncle Sam's Navy
After Two Years.
From Friday's Dally.
This morning Edward Wood, one
of Uncle Sam's sailor boys, came in
from Chicago, where he has just
been discharged from the service of
his country. Mr. Wood has been
serving on tne i . t. b. Kentucky,
one of the battleships of the Atlan
tic fleet, for over two years, having
entered the navy at the outbreak of
the war, and has been giving his
service to tne cause oi uis counirj
since that time.
He is enroute to his home in Xe-
hawka and left this afternoon tor
the old home, where his coming will
bring joy and happiness to his fam
ily and friends. Mr. Wood is a friend
of Charles Dovey, of this city, and
was with Mr. Dovey at the discharg
ing station at the Great Lakes train
ing station, and states that Charles
expects to arrive home next Monday,
having stopped for a few days visit
with friends in the windy city.
FINED FOR SPEEDING
From Friday's Palls'.
In the case in which Street Com
missioner Mike Lutz was complainant
against Blythe Rosencrans for speed
ing on the west end of Washington
avenue. Monday, and which was tried
vesterdav afternoon in Police Judge
Archer's court, the fine and costs
amounted to $13. The speed limit
is twelve miles per hour and drivers
had better take heed least they be
picked up on similar charges.
For tasty printing you can't
wrong In having the Journal office
turn out your Job.
You will find a nice line oT popu.
lar copyright hooka at the Journal
OF WEEK ACQ
MRS. KLDIM AND GUEST. MRS
BECKER ARE FEELING
GAME iN IN A BUGGY TODAY
Their Car Still Being on the Retired
List Accident Occurred Near
Murray Last Week.
From Thursday"? Da'.ly.
This morning Mrs. Jennie Klimm
residing south of the city, came in
with her guest, Mrs. Margaret Beck
er, ot i'lainview. .Nthraslia, to rc-
Iceive medical attention for their in
juries sustained a week ago in an
automobile accident 'on the road
south of I'lattsmouth.
The ladies made the trip this
morning behind a faithful old horse,
the car being still on the retired
list as the result of the accident. At
the time of the mix up Mrs. Klimm
was driving the car and was going
at a very reasonable rate of speed
along the road east of Murray when
the steering apparatus of the car
became unmanageable and the car
was turned toward the roadside and
before it could be stopped it had
climbed up a small embankment and
i overturned, breaking the windshield
as well as one of the front wheels
and tearing the top of the car badly
as well as damaging the body.
The, ladies were badly bruised by
being pinned under the car and Mrs
Becker sustained" qurCTseverC- "IicVra-
tions on the body, one of which re
quired sixteen stitches to close. Se
curing aid from a passer by. they
were able to' come on into the city,
where their injuries were dressed,
and they are now feeling fine al
though rtill a little sore over the
accident. Mrs. Becker was visiting
at Lincoln during the state fair, go
ing from there to Denver,: Colorado
Springs and Pueblo. Colorado for an
outing and on her return stopped
ior a short visit at the Klimm home.
She will return shortly to Plain view.
NEBR. SYNOD ELECTS OFFICERS
from Friday's Dally.
More than 200 delegates attended
the second day's session of the 4 7 Hi
annual convention of the Nebraska
Lutheran synod, being held at Grace
Lutheran church in Omaha. The
convention will close its three day
The program opened with com
munion services in charge of the
Rev. S. II. Ycrian, who gave the ser
mon, and the Rev. G. B. Weaver, of
Beatrice, statistical secretary of the
Following the report of the outgo
ing president of the, Nebraska synod,
the Rev. S. H. Yerian, and the re
port of the treasurer, Joseph H. Mil
ler, and the secretary, Charles B.
Lowe, an address was given by Dr.
William Freas, of New York City.
These officers were elected: Rev. C.
II. B. Lewis, of Emerson, president
of the Nebraska synod; Charles R.
Lowe, of Dakota City, secretary; Jo
seph H. Miller, of Surprise, treasur
er; Rev. G. B. Weaver, of Beatrice.
! statistical secretary and R. A- White
of Wolbach, historian.
THE DRINK THAT
William March, of Murray, Fined
$25 for Eeing Drunk Case
Delayed by the State.
From Thursday's Daily.
Yesterday afternoon William II.
March, of Murray, was in the city to
complete the last chapter of a sad
sad story, dealing with the brief ex
perience of Mr. March in the joys of
the flowiug bowl, once so familiar in
the good state of Nebraska, before the
drouth of 1917.
The offence of Mr. Marcn was
committed on September 25th. but
the hearing of his case was delayed
owing to the fact that several of the
"dicks" from the state capital were
sent in to detect the source of the
supply that had furnished Mr. March
with the ingredients of his jag.
The state agents, who were act
ing under the instructions of Gus
Hyers, spent some little time in the
vicinity of Murray and so far have
not divulged the extent of their in
formation as to the location of the
one vet spot.
The defendant in this case was ar
raigned before Police Judge M. Ar
cher on the charge of being drunk
laid confessing the fact that it wns
true he was handed a package of
$25 and costs, which was paid, am".
peace and quietude once more set
tied on the police court.
EASTERN STAR KEN
SINGTON CLUB MET
Fleasant Session Wednesday After
noon at Parlors in Masonic
Temple Good Time.
Prom Friday's Dally.
The ladies of the Eastern Star
Kensington club enjoyed a very
pleasant meeting on Wednesday af
ternoon at the parlors in the Ma
sonic temple, at which a large num
ber of the club membership were
The hostesses of the occasion were
Mesdames John Wehrbein, William
Wehrbein. Alice Cowles and C." R.
Frans, and these ladies entertained
most delightfully the members in
their usual accomplished manner.
Each lady had brought with them a
jar of fruit and glass of jelly, which
will be donated to the Eastern Star
orphanage and be enjoyed by the lit
tle folks making their home there.
During the afternoon the ladies spent
the time in sewing and preparing
articles of clothing for the children
of the orphanage.
The ladies of the Kensington clnb
have a very pleasing custom of pre-
iariK a g'.ft'tiit is draw? by cr
of the club members at each meet
ing and on this occasion the gift
was a beautiful flower basket pre
sented by Mrs. William Baird, and
which was drawn by Mrs. Will Wehr
bein. The afternoon passed all too
rapidly and it was with regret thac
the ladies departed homeward feel
ing that it certainly had been a rare
pleasure to have been present.
A REAL CRIMPY
The early risers this morning ex
perienced a touch of what is to ccme
a few weeks hence, as they awoke
and discovered that during the night
the mercury had taken a tumble and
hat it was a morning that made the
ace the most useful piece of
furniture around the house. From
the northwestern group of states
comes tales of snow and oiustry win
ter weather and it Is with great re
gret we bid au revoir to the joys of
summer time and prepare for a
wrestle with the furnace and base
burner for the coming six months.
But at that winter is not so worse
as' it brings with it turkey, cranber
ries, mince pie, nd everything.
An Invitation to Small
This bank invites small accounts, and takes special pains
to see that the owners of those accounts receive every con
sideration. This is one of the reasons why our services are so high
ly valued by scores of small growing concerns and by so
many individuals of limited means.
Your account, regardless of its size, will receive every
The First National Bank,
"Tlie Bank where You Feci at Home"
ERS HOLD TWO
DISPOSING OF ROUTINE AND
OTHER MATTERS A NEW
MUCH BUSINESS BEFORE THEM
$10,000 Transferred from General
Ccnnty Fund to Eridge Fund
to Care for Repairs.
From Thursday's Daily
The board of county commissioners
yesterday concluded a two days
bufine.s se.Fion and as a result of
their efforts disposed of a liuinbiT
of matters which were demanding
The Meyer Crushed Stone Co..
which has opened a quarry south
east of Weeping Y'ater, presented a
request to the buard for permission
to build a siditig from tl'e Lincoln
branch of the Missouri Pacific to IM?
quarry and which necessitated the
laying of track over the punlic high
way. The desired permission was
granted by the beard.
The commissioners also approved
the petition of a r. umber of the res
idents of Weeping Water for the ap
pointment of E. P. Buck as justi.
of the peace and the new justice w..:
duly appointed Ly the board.
To care for the need of ftuid to
repair and maintain the bridges of
the county, the commissioners by a
unanimous vote, decided to tranMVr
$10,000 from the general fund of
lb" county to.he bridge fund. .
The board of regents of the ft ate
university presented a letter to the
county board recuesting that tne
taxes of an eighty acre tract in Li:
tbty precinct, the property of the
state, be stricken from the tax lit
ur.d the request was granted and
the county clerk instructed to have
the same removed from the list of de
In the matter of the construction
of a new road extending from Ne
hawka precinct into Avoca precinct,
the commissioners received the re
port of the county "surveyor recom
mending that the road be construct
ed as petitioned for. This road con
nects the road through Nehawka
with the O street road to the south
and will be a mile "and a half in
DOING SOME IMPROVING
The home of Dr. P. J. Flynn, on
south Eleventh street is being great
ly improved by the building of a
new porch and other smaller im
provements in the home that will
serve to add to the appearance of
the house and the comfort of the
family. Dr. Flynn is a believer in
being progressive and his home is
one of the most attractive in that
section of the city.
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