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VOL. no. xxxvm.
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1921.
GIVES HIS ALL TO
AN OLD FRIEND
MOVES TO NEW HOME
LEGION AND BLAIR
PLAY A TIE GAME
t r r n .1 . i i
jjfjiij' uie auu laiimy, who nave
for the past thirty-two years been I
PPirlpnta nf thnt nnrHnn rf xllv I
known as Wintersteen Hill, have re
moved to the first ward and now
reside at the residence formerly Football Contest Yesterday Afternoon
ownea by Mrs. Jacob Meisinger on. Results in Neither Side Scor
DRAWS DOWN FINE
North Fourth street. The home is a
cozy one and will make a most de
WILL OF PAUL STADELMANN IS Hghtful residence for the Ofe fam
FILED FRED WAGNER THE
From Tuesday's Dally.
The will of the late Paul Stadel
mann. former Plattsmouth boy, who
was killed in an auto accident at
Omaha Thursday night, was filed
yesterday morning in the probate
court at Omaha. The document
leaves the larger part of the estate
to Fred Wagner of this city, who
was a close friend of the deceased
voung man while he was living here
and who had frequently assisted him
in business .deals that added to his
benefit and for this kindness the
crippled lad has remembered him in
the last will and testament that was
drawn by Attorney Calvin H. Taylor,
of the firm of Palmer, Taylor &
Palmer, of Omaha.
In speaking of the matter the
World-Herald has the following ac
count of the proceedings:
"Paul Stadelmann. crippled news
boy, who was killed in an automobile
accident Thursday, by his will left
his aunt and two uncles '$1 each in
rememberence of their indifference to
me in my crippled condition."
"Fred" Wagner, of Plattsmouth.
who befriended the man for years, is
residuary legatee of most of Stadel
mann's property, which consists of
the equity in a house at 4313 Seward
street and some personal property,
the exact amount of which i3 not yet
known but which may exceed $5,000.
"The relatives whom Stadelmann
disinherited are Kate White, wife of,
.Mark wnite, rormeriy or kock t$iun,
Cass county, and now of Los Angeles,
California; William J. Stadelmann of
Santa Monica and Fred Stadelmann
of Seattle, Washington.
"Attorneys Palmer, Taylor and
Palmer yesterday filed the will for
probate in county court.
"Stadelmann alwayjgwauted to be
treated as a business man "and he
was in fact. He always wanted a
home and though ntS grandfather
left a bequest to the Masonic home
at Plattsmouth on the condition the
young man should be cared for, Stad
elmann left the home voluntarily in
March, 1920. to come to Omaha to
engage in selling papers, by which
occupation he had made his living for
years in Plattsmouth.
"The young man, crippled though
ing Eoth Show Skill
From Monday s rallv.
The redoutable Clair football ag-
ily. It is also adjoining the residence
Yt-.TaT r f t .. 1
..rtV, f VvT xt, At . :aa negation, heralded as one of the
mircnased bv Mr. fifp rn ArmiaMVo : . . . .
.wi i 1 Hardest teams, in the northeast part
of the state, came down yesterday to
attempt to repeat their defeat of the
Legion team of this city and were
unable to get away with the goods
as the event was a draw neither
side being able to put over the neces
The local Legion team showed a
great improvement ia many depart-
T . ,1 n i m n . , iiii'ins ui me game aim were iiie as
Lindsay (Cal.) Gazette Tells of the sreESOra the greater part of the time.
day and at once they comenced the .
arrangements for the moving.
SKETCH OF LIFE OF
LATE J. E, M'DANIEL
Death of Former Plattsmouth
Resident in That City.
The following taken from the
Lindsay (Cal.) Gazette of November
4th tells of the death of the late J.
E. McDaniel, for a number of years
a resident of this city and a brief
sketch of the life of the departed:
"John Edward McDaniel passed
away at eight o'clock yesterday
morning. November 3, 1921, follow
ing an illness of ten days from dia
betes. From the time he was taken
ill he became unconscious and re
mained so until the last. This was
the first severe illness of his life.
"Deceased was born in Des Moines.
Iowa, September 16, 1865. being 56
years of age. He was married in
Salina, Kansas, to Miss Virginia K.
Shinn, of West Virginia. September
11. 1890. To them were born three
children, all of whom are living:
Mrs. C. It. Close, of Solomon, Kansas;
Floyd E. McDaniel of Lindsay and
Ellen Bell, also of Lindsay.
"The family lived in Salina. Kan
sas and Plattsmouth. Nebraska, be
fore coming to Lindsay two years ago
last June, when he became a part
owner of the Brunswick Amusement
"Deceased is survived by a wife,
three children, a brother at Ottum
wa, Iowa, a sister, Mrs. W. C. Allen,
in Pomona and a nephew, Dr. Fred
Allen of New YNrok. .
hut their brilliant playing was on
set by a number of misplays that
prevented their crossing the goal
line of their opponents.
-In the use of the aerial attack the
locals were far and away the better
of the two teams as three passes re-
' suited in great gains for the locals
that were lost however in the suc
ceeding plays. The Elair team broke
through the line on several of the
downs and checked the advance of
the Plattsmouth halfs and in two
cases forced them back for losses.
As ground gainers for the locals.
King and Herold were the chief fig
ures as they tore through the Blair
line for long gains in line rushes
and end runs while Stromberg in the
last quarter of the game made a
brilliant catch of the pass of Mc
Carthy and. brought the ball to the
visitors twenty yard line where the
The visitors found their most suc
cessful plays in the end runs, pulling
off two very successful runs that
brought them in Plattsmouth terri
tory only to lose in the succeeding
In the tackling line Briggs and
Vroman were very effective for the
Legion and Briggs, especially, was
able to check the attempts of the vis
itors to get away with anything
From Monday's Dally.
This afternoon John C. Brittain,
was fined $10 and. costs in the court
of Judge Allen J. Beeson on a charge
of assault made by County Attorney
A. G. Cole on the complaint of Ceo.
Scott. After hearing the statements
of both parties and the plea of guil-
that as far as he knew the commit
tee had done nothing.
The final estimate on the work of
paving in district No. 23, the alley
near the Bach store was read, show
ing that the contractor, Bert Cole
man, was entitled to the sum of
8465.74, and which amount was or
It was also decided by the council
to meet on the fourth Monday in
tv of the defendant the court imposed
the fine. Mr. Brittain stated that he , WATER C01IFAMY SUBMITS FIG- IePPniher as a board of equalization
had approached Mr. Scott not know
ing who he was while the complain
ing witness was taking- the wife of
the defendant and two of her ehild-
URZS THAT SHOW ALMOST
DOUBLE PRICE NOW.
LAID TO REST HERE
(the city's business affairs.
I The first matter to-come up
Ja petition from George XV. Brinklow
GREEN EYED MQM-
OTCB Tf DI APfiC,aniJ otcor residents of Smith avenue, j
Of Lit 9 li BLflSil asking that the thoroughfare be nar-j
, " "j rowed to thirty feet instead of the
County Attorney Takes Hand in the Iff the moti
Hatter of Gun Play Made-by -ted that t
present uncertain width. In support
' r. c At - -. : . 1 . . . ; 1 n r .
mj :i i.uuuini.iuii Plainer
he street wns not used
'much and tne residents tnere had
agreed that thirty feet was ample for
.ill Vw-. tliot i ,t..-cr fn'vn Tli r
, tii lC 11.. I ll.L . I V-.tia f ' - J1 -
I matter, was then referred to the
SPECIAL CHILDREN'S SERVICE.
"Mr. McDaniel was a life member
of the Elks lodge as well as a member
of the Knights of Pythias.
"The funeral will be held at the
home tomorrow (Saturday) after
noon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by
the Rev. V. B. Eellis3 of the Epis
copal church. He will be assisted by
the, Elks lodge." Interment will be
made in Olive cemetery.
"The business houses in Lindsay
he was. was DODular in Plattsmouth
and hi3 funeral there Sunday was iwill close tomorrow, afternoon from
n that city, it '2:30 o clock out of respect for Mr.
the largest ever held i
is said. Among the treasures that
he left in a tin box is an autograph
photograph of Ethel Dovey Truesdell,
dated in 1911.
"Stadelmann bought the house 1n
which he lived, but recently had
trouble meeting payments and it is
ASKS $5,000 DAMAGES
From Monday's Daily.
An action asking damages in the
sum of $5,000 was filed in the office
that a foreclosure pro- of Clerk of the District Court, James
reeding faced him at the time of his M. Robertson, by Worth Click against
death. His equity in the property is Harry Kircher.
valued at $2,000. In the petition of the plaintiff it
"Stadelmann left a legacy of $500 is alleged that on November 9th the
for the education of Norris Nystrom, ! defendant in the presence of plain
son of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Nystrom, : tiff and others accused the plaintiff
who kept his home for him. He spe-'of having taken thirty or forty bush
cifieJ this should be used for the ols of corn that did not belong to him
boy's education, but Norris died last and it is also further alleged that a
summer and the money will go to Mr
"When Stadelmann died, an un
known friend placed a wreath on his
old stand at Sixteenth and Douglas
from Monday's" Dally. .
Yesterday was observed at the St.
Luke's Episcopal church as godfath
er and godmother day and on which
occasion the members of the parish
with their godchildren were present
to attend the special services that
had been arranged for the occasion,
and in which the Little Helper's Font
The church was filled at the ser
vice hour with the little ones rang
ing from the babes in arms to the
other children of more mature years
and was a very inspiring sight, in
dicating the future workers of the
church. The Little Helpers of school
age were given their promotion from
the font roll to the primary depart
ment of the church school while the
little ones also presented their mis
sion boxes, filled with the year's of
fering to the missions of the church.
Father W. S. Leete, rector of the
church, gave a special sermon for
the little folks dealing with the
struggle of might against right, the
brute force of the physical man and
the teaching of Christ as the vital
force in the conquering of the world,
similiar statement was made by the;"sIng as the representation of force
defendant on November 10th in the
presence of several parties.
The plaintiff claims that as the re
sult of the statements alleged to have
streets and as long as it remained been uttered, he has been injured
there or until Stadelruann's burial, 'to the extent of the amount of dam
no newsboy would sell papers from aged claims and asks that the amount
DISTRICT COURT OPENS
From Monday' raiiv.
of $5,000 he awarded him by the dis
The parties in the action reside
southeast of Murray and are engag
ed in farming in that locality. C. A.
Raws of this cLty appeacs at the at-
the battle ax and of the Christian.
that of the baptismal shell.
During the service the choir of
the church gave several very appro
priate hymns that added to the im
pressiveness of the event.
RETURNS FROM SAD MISSION
This morning the district court torney for the plaintiff In the action
for the regular November term was,
convened by Judge James T. Beg-!
ley and the-jury roll called with alii
of the members of the panel, who I
MARINES GUARDING TRAINS
had not teen excu;ed. in attendance.!
From Tuesday's Daily.
Th ffrt ,..,11,1 in compliance wnn me recent ur-
Enos T. Hughes, et al vs Margaret j?1 of ?feeret?ry of the Navy Denby.
Langdon. et al. and the morning ses- the mall trains of the various rail-
i , . I roads are now carrvine armed guards
to trrthir,-e KU"ns a JUry from the members of the Marine 'ette. and one daughter. Mrs. Mattie
lO ir mis case. I U'omnctor n1n nf I.nfavettP ro loft
T-irw nr tha cfoto r -ntv, i corps. inis morning iu. o over tuc - r - . .
Latt Sunday, Gust in Minnear. of
Dunbar, accompaaied by four of his
sors, Walter, Jacob, Chester and
Ivan, all well known in Cass coun
ty, returned from Lafayette, Ind.,
where they had been on the sad mis
sion of consigning to their last rest
ing place the remains of the wife and
mother, whose death occurred early
Besides the four sons named, two
others, A. O. Minnear, of Danville,
111., and Edward Minnear of Lafay
ea vs Emil Koukal Is "scheduled 7 o r ' Burlington from the west carried on. to mourn the passing or the mother
friaV be7ore the courloVow ! their mail cars two of the snappy ap-Ul "even of the children were pres
morning at 9 o'clock, providing the Paring young Marines who have., eni ine luuera w oug
i rrnpr rn coca Tnar Tin nnf nripn ins mv " . r- r - - - ...v..
H ne '.if vs Lansrdon i riisnnsfid of
Judge Begley faces a very stren- lo enier tne mam cars ana me peu
ii rn q month 99 in addition In hia cco laity of tampering with the cars is
siou .of court here, he has been .! death as the Marines have orders to
quested by Chief Justice Morrissey to
sit with the state supreme court on
Nofember 28 and hear a number of
GIVES PLEASANT SURPRISE
love and tenderness lowered the re
mains of the sainted mother to their
resting place amidst the scenes of
shoot to kill nnvnnp whn attemnts to ! her cnudnooU
break into the cars. In case that
they are attacked by train robbers,
the orders to the guard are to fight
to the last, though they may be kill
ed In the discharge of their duty.
EIGHT POUND BOY
Sixteen grandchildren have also
been born, one of which preceded the
grandmother in death. These were in
attendance at the funeral, acting as
flower bearer.1? and carrying the many
floral tributes, which were tenderly
laid on the grave of the departed.
Mr. and Mrs. Minnear had lived a
m x a. . 6 1 J a
From Tuesdays Datlv nappy lony-iwu years 01 weuueu me.
Tho otn.i, i.-t !j K:ana me passing 01 uie wae 13 neeniy
The stork last evening visited the . . ' -mmh
Mrs. Joshua Andrews was given a
very pleasant surprise on Saturday
evPTiin"- hv n number of frinia anH
.-- c 1 oLui iasi cieuiUK isi icu 111c . . . . v..,?,j
which she will nle.1s.1n tl v rem em her. I li rtrno rf TLf n A HTe ITn C A l Iv.LL uy tilt; li U r u ill ill ciuu til i ill! cil
. 1 - v I'll , UUU 1 O. JlUhU uifluu , . . . .
The even in cr was snent in irames and ' pr j The funeral services were conduct
the': enjoyment of social conversa-1 care a fine eight-pound son and heir ?d . from thettbKd!ft iCh?!Th &l
tion -Iioid to comnlete tlie occasion whn with ta -mTi, ! Lafayette, and the body laid to rest
dainty refreshments were served, ly and the event haa nrnv.n nt in Springvale cemetery there
Thos to take part in the event were! pleasing to the proud father and the
Messrs. and Mesdame3 William An
drews of Omaha. Frank SIvey. L. E.
Lancaster, Gus Swanson, Leslie Me
KJnney, Ed Vallery and children.
Mesdames Barney Wampler and son.
H. Kaufman, Ed Cotner and son,
Mrs. Cowles and daughter. Mrs. Goo
dman. Sandy Andrews, Helen SIvey
and Tillie KautaaB.
other relatives. The many friends of
tne ramiiy are extending their best
wishes for a long and hajpy life for
the youns man.
If you want good printing let us
do your work. Best equipped job
shop in southeastern Nebraska.
DEATH OF BABE
From Tuesday's Dally.
The two months' old infant of Mr.
The city council was then ad
dressed by one of the representatives,
of an Omaha bonding company rela-,
iive to the issuaifce of the city re
ren, ana nis worry over lamiiy ai- From Tunxiayv rany. umuing i,oiius m me sum oi
fairs had caused him to do the act I All of the citv lesislators were at (and offering a bid on the bonds
complained cf. The court admonished the uost of dntv l;"'t ovenins when! which will be taken under con?idera-
the defendant in the future to re-.: t he avel of Mn-or Johnson fell. ltio" along with other propositions
frain from any gun play or threats with tl.o excention of Councilman I In the matter of water service the
to anyone. j Brittain and the t ugut body at j council discussed the advisability of
tonce entered irto the discussion of!auns a water gauge piacea in me
city jail fo that the condition of the
water in the stand pipe could be
readily discovered, since there was a
dispute some time ago as to the con
dition of the stand pipe between the
company and the cit
The following claims were receiv
ed and ordered paid by the city fi
Alvin Jones, salary $
H. J. Chandler, same
M. Archer, same
Water Co., water for paving
Karl Zavgren. ins. paving
Ed Cotner, street work
W. Gouchenour, clean alleys
Carl Eger.berger, for hauling
Ed Cotner. cleaning alleys
John Zitka. street work
Claus Boetel, burying 2 dogs
Neb. Light Co., st. lights
Bruce & Group, sidewalk gde.
E. J. Richey, supls. to city
John Maurcr, same
O. L. York, street work
W. II. Gouchenour, same
Frank Boetel, same .
Carl Egenberger, same
J. N. Elliott, st. cemmsr
John Iverson, repairs
William Grebe, special police
William Hassler, repairs
Frank Detlef, sp. police
O. K. Garapre. repairs
Fire Dept.. 3 watchmen
Collins Oil Co., gas, truck
Helen Hild. stenographic wk.
Lincoln Tel. Co., rent3
C. E. Hartford, s.tamps
Neb. Gas & Elec. Co., meter
reading et city hall
C. E. Hartford, fuel, city hall
A. H. Duxbury, stamps
Wm. Barcl:?y, meals to jail
From Monday's r)a1!.
m i- ; f . a . .
lius murmur wmiy Aiurney a. . Fpt .ii, ,,,,1 hrirlTP rvurrrifteo
G. Cole filed a complaint against one : for aC(jon "
of the prominent officials of the city Anoth;r communication received
who had let the green eyed monster was tropi the piattsmouth fire depart-
01 Jiousy B(fl me ua vi 1 :n analuient giving the list of officers re
made a gun play on one of the taxi r-Mv r.itoi mi whirh nn rotinn
was rec?ived end the names as read
drivers of the city.
rrum me mmj Di'Jreu ,n me ear ; were confirmeti by the council, being
u iu toi .1 y eg.u nuviwi me Frank M. Bestor, president: J. '
uiiver n.m m i.ue wuiw ouuuayHattt v,;ce-president: C. C. Smith,
evening secured the wjfe of the de-, pecrearv ; G uy w Morpan, treasurer;
fendant and a son as pasengers and Loig Krc.hlert assistant chief; Har
vas responding to the cail when they,rv omf!h fmon hnnk n.i larl-
v.ere ect upon by the victim of the
green eyed devil, who had been con
cealed across the street and when
the taxi approached and stopped,
rushed forth flourishing a piece of
light artilery otherwise known us a
revolver and with which he threa-1
icr; F. I. Bucch. assistant foreman;
E. J. Veyrich, chemical expert;
David K. Ebersole, assistant.
Chief of Police Alvin Jones report
ed that for the past month there had
been R13G collected in fines and costs
; and this was sent to the police com-
Funeral Services Yesterday After
noon at St. Luke's Church are
Very Largely Attended.
Fro.n Monday's Dally.
Yerterdjy afternoon the funeral
services of Paul Stadclnian. the vic
tim cf the auto rpopiltr in Omaha on
fi nno ' Thurtdav night, were held at the St.
els and I-ke's church city, where the
t.,. decease 1 had so often gathered to
worship while a resident here in
The church Mas crowded with the
friends of the unfortunate young
man to pay their last tribute of re
spect to hi3 memory and by their
presence and the many beautiful
flcral remembrances, attested the
deep feeling of affection in which
the community had held this unfor
tunate lad. who from his earliest
childhood had suffered the handicap
of physical affliction.
Father W. S. Leete, pastor of the
church. celebrated the Episcopal
service which was impressive and
beautiful and duriug J,he service the
choir of the church gave throe of the
hymns. "Hark, Hark My Soul," "An
gel Voices Singing" and "Nearer My
God to Thee."
At the conclusion of the service the
body. was borne to Oak Mill cemetery
where it was laid to rest in the family
plot there, the pall bearers being se
lected from among the old friends and
associates, Harry W. Smith, Fred
Wagner, Byron Golding, Henry
Soennichsen. B. A. Rosencrans and
tened to blow up the driver of the m5tlee witIl the rcport of Poiice
car and accused him of entertaining : Juf1 M Arcfcer tliat showed the
malicious and wiched intentions in!s,,m'of SgG in fines and costs, which
making the visit. The possessor cf. . doei! not cover some of thefmes as
the revolver did not open fire and . ren0rt?d by the chief
the driver of. the. car departed in j ity Clerk Aubrey Duxbury had
Ea5y" . , . , , i had a verv pleasant month and $29 4.-
xhe matter was placed before the,07 the legal ten(!er of the land
authorities this, in jrning and tje.wa3; rciJOrted as having been turned
tuinpiHiiut uii'u 111 me uuice ui uuue- c7er j0 tj-e cjy treasury.
AGED CASS COUNTY LIA1I
CALLED TO HIS BEWAF.D
City Treasurer Hartford reported
that at the present time there was a
bp.lance in all of the city funds of
S19.S63.44. while the outstanding
warrants amounted to 133,000.
i Chief of the Fire Department Dr.
rcsi. j O. Saudin reported in detail on the
iirc-s at tne nome oi-.mts. u. a. itam-
Saturdav just as the-clock was , ?e'- t!,e barn belonging to Mrs. Mar
ing at 2:15, the spirit of Wm j tha Petersen and the residence of
avis, who was born September j James G.enn.
In the matter of the claim of Wil-
Oom Tuesdays Da II v.
For over sixty-four years a
dent of Cass county and Nebraska
HOtli 1S7 treV ita flitrbt return
intr to its maker. For over sixty- j liam Kief for constructing sidewalks,
four vears this aged gentleman has jChairman Piacek of the streets, alleys
made his home in Nebraska and for : and bridges committee reported that
sixtv-two of these j-ears has lived his committee had examined the bill
near Union. Mr. W. B. Davis was for 522 and recommended that $13
born S3ptember 30th, 1827, In Hard-, be allowed, which was ordered paid,
ing county, Tenn., and when thirty. Chairman L. L. McCarthy of the
vears of age came to Nebraska, set- pe and water committee reported
tling a few miles northeast of Un-;that the committee as well as the
ion, where he lived for twenty-four : : mayor had conferred with George F.
vears. On Mav 2nd. 1S47, ten years .West, manager of the Plattsmouth
before coming to Nebraska, he was '.'ater company and that the corn
united in marriage to Miss Sarah ;pany would give the city until Jan
Simmons, thev for over a half cen- ary 27th to decide if they wanted
tury joyfully treading life's pathway; to purchase the plant and if they
together, finding joy and imparting ' did not a raise in rates would be
the same to all whom they met. They , made by the company, which were
were members of the Presbvterian ' also read by the committee for the
church and at the time of his death benefit of the council. These rates
Mr. Davis had been in the service of 1 are almost double the present rates
the Master as a member of that j and show an increase in cost to ail
church for three-quarters of a cen- classes of consumers of $8,344.43 per
turv. j- ? On meter consumers the
T othis couple were born three! first 1.000 feet will cost under the
children, they being Mrs. Wm Eik
enberry of Burr, at whose home this
aged gentleman passed away Nov.
12th. 1921. O. T. Davis of Union,
and Mrs. Joahanna Carper of Leba
non. Kansas. The wife preceded this
aged man to the other world about
twenty year3 ago.
Mr. Davis took up farming when
he came to Nebraska and the home
still remains much the same as when
he left it a score of years ago. For a
number of years he was postmaster
on the farm, which was named Un
ion on .account of the union of two
churches near there, and with the
coming of the town of Union the
postofnee came there.
The funeral was held from the
Methodist church last Monday after
noon, the services being conducted
by the Rev. W. A. Taylor of Union.
Thoe of his old time friends and
neighbors to carefully and lovingly
bear the remains of this excellent
Nebraskan to its last resting place
and consign it to .the churchyard
which he loved for so many years,
were: Messrs. R. D. Stine', Daniel
Lynn, E. B. Chapman, J. E. McCar
roll, James C. Niday and T. W. Swan.
TRUCK GOES INTO DITCH
pew plan, 40c against 22 14 c as at
present; 2.000 at 30c instead cf
lSVic; 3.000 at 20c instead of 15c,
and 4,000 at 15c, instead of ll'ic,
as at present.
On the existing family rate of $6
per annum it is proposed to hike the
amount to $10.00; for bath use the
present rate of $4 will be raised to
$5. The minimum for family use Is
placed at $10.00 instead of $6.
The hydrant rental to the city i3
increased from $40 per hydrant to
Councilman Ptacek iwrged that the
Water company be compelled to place
in the eight new hydrants ordered
at the old rate.
. The agitation over the water was
a fitting prelude to the report of the
lighting committee that through
Chairman Schulhof presented the re
quests of a number of engineering
firms to do the work of estimating
the cost of a municipal lighting plant
and after more or less time in read
ing the letters of various concerns,
the work was delegated to John A.
Bruce, present engineer on the city
work and who will do all the labor
and prepare the estimates for the
sum of $100.
Some of the councilmen desired
Mr. Bruce to also prepare the esti
mates on the gas and water plans,
but lie explained that this would
Frotr Tuesday's Daily.
This mnrniner the delivery truck of
IT. M Soennirhsen. loaded with sun-imake necessary the physical valua
plies for the Murray store of this ltion of the plants and this would re
firm, was badly mashed up when the'li'Sre more or less time as well as
truck ran into an embankment along! be an expensive preposition, so after
the government highway several : fome discussion it wa3 decided to go
miles south of iths city. The truak j ahead with the electric lisht plant
was driven by William Mendenhall , alone.
and. was traveling through a tract? Councilman Maurer desired to
of soft roadway when the accident know if the board of appraisers, who
occurred and the cause is rtated was were appointed teveral months ago
from a faulty steering gear. The by County Judge tseeson to look into
and Mrs. Gus Kuhene of Oreapolis.
died yesterday morning at the home! truck failed to respond to the wheel "the cost of the lots on Washington
near that place ana tne noay was and before
taken to Sprinfffleld yesterday after
noon for burial.
Mr. Mendenhall could avenue had filed any report by which
check it. it had crashed into the em- the city might be guided in securmg
bankmeat. - j the . lots, but Mayor Johnson stated
HAS E0XING EE80RD
Earl Talbott, of South Bend, one
of the young farmers of that locality,
was in the city today and as Earl is
a former service- man lye decided to
become a member of the Hugh J.
Kearns post of the American Legion.
Mr. Talbott was in rervice for the
entire duration of the war, being on
the "Illinois," "Leviatian" and sub
chaser 355, and also as a naval
guard on one of the freighters dur
ing the service. He is an expert in
the boxing game and has had a num
ber of matches during his time of
service.- He tips the scales at 1C0,
ringside, and would make a scrap
that was worth while for an oppon
ent of his own weight.
Christmas is almost here. Eemem
ber your card friends by buying right
now, while the line is fresh. Call
or send your order to the Journal of
fice at once.
FUNESAL OF MRS. PIRIE
From i'nndy' Datlv
The funeral services of the late
Mrs. A. B. Pirie were held yester
day morning at 9 o'clock from the
home in Lincoln, and the body brot
to this city over the Burlington, ar
riving here at 1:15 In the afternoon.
A number of the old friends were
at the station to meet the funeral
party and the sister, Mrs. Jessie
Byers, who accompanied the body.
From the station the casket wa
taken direct to Oak Hill cemetery,
where it was laid to rett in th
family lot there beside that of the
husband and child. At the grave.
Father W. S. Leete of the St. Luke's
Episcopal church celebrated the
burial service of the church and the
casket was consigned to its last
PRESENT TO HIGH SCHOOL
Blank Books at the Journal Office.
From Ts1ay'a Datlv.
The Plattsmouth high school has
received a very pleasing gift from
two of the interested patrons of the
school, Messrs. A. W. Hollmeyer and
Don C. York, which consists of a
handsomely framed copy of Lincoln's
addresa on "Obedience to Law and
Order." The quotation is a hand
some piece of work and hns at the
top of the quotation a picture of tho
great war president, while at the foot
is the portrait of General Robert E.
Lee, of the southern armies. The
whole quotation and portraits fill a
frame 4x2 feet in size and is a very
appropriate gift to the school and
one that will be much appreciated.
If you have anything to sell, or
want to buy, don't overlook a want
ad in the Daily Journal.
IF : II
Let Us Have More of It!
Confidence has been aptly called
soul of business."
Co-operation, based on mutual under
standing, rests fundamentally upon confidence
in the object to be achieved and in one's co
workers. The First National Bank believes sound
local conditions in Plattsmouth and vicinity
are bound to make for much future, pros
perity. Let us all work with more confidence in
each other and in our mutual aims.
THE FIRST NATIONALBaNK
THE: BANK WHEPE
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