The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current, November 07, 1929, Image 1

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NO. 80
Officers Pick
Up 'Ax Man Out
in the County
Man Held in Jail Here Several Days
Will Now Be Sent to Walla
Walla, Wishington
From Monday's D&:iy
Last night Deputy Sheriff Rex
Young and Officer Dave Pickrel were
called out to the vicinity of the
Taylor school house on the Louis
ville road where a stranger was re
ported as prowling around the school
and in the nearby fields and which
caused some apprehension from the
residents of that locality.
On the arrival- of the deputy and
the police officer at the scene, the
man was seen near the school and
the officers alighting threw the rays
of their flashlight on the man and
discovered that he was Bob Strick-
ler, who was in jail here several
days last week under investigation
and was later released as no charge
was preferred against him.
Since the time that the man was
released word has beeti received from
Walla Walla, Washington, that the
man is wanted there and accordingly
the officers were very much pleased
. . , , . . , 1,1"' t. CUVCl kttiilCU tUC
iu :c iiiiii, uui iuc iJicitsuie was an
the officers as Mr. Strickler did not
demonstrate any degree of joy over
the reunion
Deputy Sheriff Young informed
Strickler that he would have to re
turn to Plattsmouth and be placed
in jail, taking the bundle that Strick
ler was carrying and placing it in
the car, and inviting the man to get
fnr thp hhp As Mr Vnn n p- st nrt fd
. .
to get in the car, Strickler leaped
out and started to run along the
road to the school house where Tie
raced around the building but Mr.
Young was able to keep him in the
rays oi me nasn ligui anu noi kuu-
ing the lay of the land very well,
Strickler was soon stopped by a three
wire Itnte aim tuc ucuij a.o
him before he could get away
Strickler, it will be remembered
was picked up here a week ago by
Officers Pickrel and Hadraba near the
Ford garage and held in the city
Jail for some time until he was dis-
n- , m -n It . . .
covered by Chief of Police Libershal
with an ax concealed In his cell and I
was then sent to the county jail for
sare Keeping.
Since being released from jail here i
Strickler has secured somewhere a
new soiaiers unnurm uuu un.u "c
wa3 wearing when gathered in. 1
Strickler will be held here tor tne
Washington authorities and further
information as to what crime he is
wanted for.
TJlattomnnth American Legion POSl
members have been invited to attend
the annual Armistice banquet of Om-
aha post No. 1. to be held at tne
Rome hotel in Omaha. Each year it
rtm.nna nnat to have
as their guest at the Armistice ban-
quet the newly elected national com-
mander and this year will De no ex-
rmtion. In fact, they will have as
honor guests both the national com-
manaer of the Legion ant tne nation-
al presitent of the American Legion
Due to the fact tnai me
nation commander must be back in
"Washington on Armistice day, the
banquet will be held on Saturday
evening of this week. November 9th,
and immediately after his speech, the
national commander will leave via
airplane for Minneapolis, where he
has an engagement Sunday, flying
from there on east for appearance on
Monday. Both Legion members and
their wives may attend this banquet,
the price per plate being $1.25. The
hour of serving is 6:15. at the Rome
W. T. Distell has been appointed
chairman of the local post committee
to check up on the number of Platts
mouth Legionnaires who expect to
attend, so that reservation can be
made in advance, and is desirious
that all those who plan on going let
him know not later than Wednesday
n'ght. For those who have no cars
of their own, free transportation will
bo provided thru courtesy of the more
fortunate comrades. At least ten or
twelve from here are expected to at
tend the banquet.
Sheriff Bert Reed has received
from the office of State Sheriff W. C.
Condit a copy of the criminal record
of Bob Strickler, who was arraigned
near this city on Sunday night. The
man has a record that covers two
type written pages and covers a large
list of crimes of various kinds,
largely burglarly and breaking and
entering and also It has developed
that he has spent the greater part
of his lifetime In penitentaries over
the country and especially on the
Pacific coast. Strickler It seems is
somewhat of a slicker in getting
away as he has escaped several times
from officers while en route to prison
and was able to escape while going
to the Washington penitentiary for
a 1 to 15 year sentence, but was later
captured His latest escapade was at
Basin. Wyoming, where he escaped.
The state sheriff and officers at Basin
sf7ieJ,n8trUctfd Sherlff Reed to hold
till IV' UwU1. offlcere can arrive to
take him back to the west
From Monday's Dally
The funeral services of the late
Mrs. Katherine Schmader were held
bunaay morning at the St. John's
Catholic church in this city and with
tne interment at the Catholic ceme
tery. There was a very large number
Present at th Cprvicca arwl r ro
their last tribute of love and respect
to tnis estimable lady who had spent
so many years of her lifetime in this
community. The mass of the church
was celebrated bv Father Genre-
Agius, pastor of the church. The floral
tributes at the grave silently at
tested the deep feeling of esteem in
which Mrs. Schmader had been held
in the community.
Platts Athletics
Hand Defeat to
Fontenelle Club
locals Win Game on Brilliant Play
by Spangler in the Opening
Quarter of Game
From Monday's Dally
Tne T1 a t amrit V A fVili.Irt fll.t, ,
t.rH aft .t-ttA
ronieneue Ainieuc ciud or Omaha
on the local park in the favorite fall
I i: , uulua"' lin ine resuu mat
the local team annexed a 7 to 0 vie-
rrt .
me visitors naa a very Clever
team and made good a great deal of
their aerial attacks as well as off
tackle plays advancing in the third
miartor tn tho vtrnlv rf a. T1ott
? V," v" .
mQuin goal dui tney were unaDle to
penetrate the local line and were
forced to surrender the ball on
The locals had a very effective
line anH nn tno Hunoltro tlia urnrlr
of the Athletics was particularly ef-
f.-ti inoa Mr7 onioiiv nn.
ticeaDie for nis tackling and which
Sprvort tn rSprV mmv nf the nlavs I
OI tne Visitors.
The first and only scoring of the
gace came in iae nrsi quarter wneii I
the Fontenelle's had brought the ball
on a series or end runs and short I
JXiOOTTO LU t.UC X laOlllUULU Lllll t.J I
yard line Homer Spangler, who
,. j -- i,c r I
Lincoln as a miier, showed his goods
to the best advantage at this stage
- f. nmo n no waa the hall
ld sweeping ar0und the ' Platts-
mouth end he was headed Into the
pneT,v countrv and was able to I
nake off the 8eCondary defense and
with the field clear raced seventy
vards for a touchdown for Platts-
mouth. i
The extra point for Plattsmouth
wn mart whpn the nass from Sed-lln
lacek to Koubek back of the line was I
-nnri and left the tallv. Plattsmouth
7, Fontenelle, 0, which it remained
f0r the rest of the game.
The cool northern breezes ana tne
threatening clouds served to hold
rinwn th attendance from the game
which was one of the best played
here and in which both teams showed
up very eu.
rrom Monday Dally
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the rainy season of Monday. Tuesday.
and Wednesday of last week, and the
work of getting their unloading sta
tion moved and set up at Mynard,
the paving crew working south of
Plattsmouth began , work this morn
ing at the corner two miles north
of Murray crossroads and will spend
the next two weeks or more bringing
the concrete ribbon in this direction.
When they get up to the Spangler
farm, the mixer will be brought to
the end of the pavement on Chicago
avenue, and the final stages of clos
ing In the mile and a half Btretch
be undertaken, with hopes of com
pleting the work by December 1st,
if Old Man Winter himself doesn't ap
pear on the scene and call a halt to
all paving activity until Spring.
The Iowa gangs are hurrying up
the work on various projects, the Sid
ney to Shenandoah road being; about
completed, while on U. S. 75. which
Is being paved between Onawa and
Missouri Valley this year, only a
short distance on the Missouri Val
ley end remains to complete this all
paved route between Council Bluffs
and Sioux City.
The greater part of this 40 mile
stretch, completed earlier In the sea
son is now open to traffic and only
a short detour north of Missouri Val
ley is now necessary, where formerly
traffic was directed on east to Dun
lap on the Lincoln highway, doubling
back to Onawa over a traveled state
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Todd of Long
Beach. California, report that their
son, Albert, has. practically recov
ered from an attack of diabetes, and
that he is now attending the Long
Beach school.
Mr. and Mrs. Todd have for several
years made Long Beach their winter
home and are always glad to return
to their old home. '
Mr. Todd says he enjoys the win
ters of Southern California, but that
he has not gone- back on good old
Young People
are Joined in
Marriage Today j
ss Anna Marie Sievers and Mr.
William Wamhaff of Cody,
Wyoming, Married
From Tuesday's Danr
This morning at 11 o'clock at the
ei. raui s .evangelical church oc-
curred the marriage of one of the
popular young ladies of this city.
Miss Anna Marie Sievers to Mr. Wil
liam Wamhoff of Cody, Wyoming.
The wedding was very quiet and
bride and a few of the intimate
friends of the contracting parties.
The marriage lines were read by
the Rev. O. G. Wichmann, pastor of
the church and the beautiful ring
service was used in the uniting of
the lives of the two estimable young
The bride and groom were at
tended by Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Delaney
of York, Nebraska, as best man and
matron of honor.
The bride and Mrs. Delaney were
gowned in dark velvet, the bride
I u'oarincr a trnu' rt rt f tfia V.-wti val.
I t trirvmd it tOT, -a-
I " k...-v - t lit mil VJ i V
coiiar ana cuns wun Drimants as or-
naments, wearing a picture hat of
6 corpse oi
the Bride roses. Mrs. Delaney also
tt tuisage oi roses.
I TT 11 An.i l .11 i j i
ruiiuwiiig iue weuuing me uriuai
party returned to the home of the
bride's parents where a very delic-
lous wedding luncheon was served,
I Miss f:lara Wlrlrman. Mlsn Anna
KT" ."" 7 "Tl ,, " ,
oeyuiore ui iom ana airs, ineoaore
Starkjohn serving.
I Mr. and yrs. Wamhoff departed
I by auto immediately after the wed-
ding luncheon for the east where
thV Will enloV & honevmOOn Clf sev-
eral months before returning U the
west where thev will make their
home on the ranch of the groom near
COdV. WVOIlline. in tfie tUtUre.
"c u,luc U1 lut
pllshed and popular young ladies of
vuiuuiuuh; nut one c3 u
and brougnt up and nas received ner
euucauuii in me local scnoois anu
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Mrs. Han Siever. old residents here,
She has In the nast few vears been
engaged in the service of the Lin-
coin Telephone & Telegraph Co.. in
their exchanges at Plattsmouth.
David City and York, serving as
cnier operator at tne various points
and was a most efficient worker and
one held in the highest esteem and
affection by all who knew her.
me groom is one oi tne leading
young ranenmen oi near uoay ana
has been very successful in his work
the ranching business and is a
young man that possesses the highest
oi inuse who nae me picas-
ure 01 Knowing nun.
ine many inenus uere join in ex-
lenums iu "'f; muon
ineir dcbi wisnea ior a. me 01 nap-
piness ana success tnai tne so weuiig. waa annriseri of hla wife's de-tth
The death of Mrs. Rosana Maurer.
66; for many years a resident of
Plattsmouth, occurred on Sunday
mAFnin cr at "h rm a 1 A K Li. T I
street. South Omaha, where for the
five years she has made her j
home, Mrs. Mauer has not been In
the best of health following the
death of her husband. John Maurer,
Sr., several years ago and which was
followed In a very few weeks by the
death of the eldest Bon, Edward.
The news of the passing of Mrs.
Maurer will bring a great regret to
the many old time friends in this
community where Mr. and Mrs.
Maurer were numbered among the
industrious and highly esteemed
residents for a great many years and
made their home In the south portion
of the city.
The deceased lady is survived by
two sons. John W. Maurer of Sum-
merville, Kansas, and Eugene Maur-
er of Omaha and two daughters, Mrs. I
Magdalina King of Fremont and Mrs. I
Charlotte Stevens of Omaha. There I
are also eight grandchildren survlv-
ing the passing of this good woman,
The body of the late George Hut
ton, Sr., was taken Sunday to Har-
vo i-f? MAhraaVa wnere If tiroa lalrt to
the last long rest in the cemetery
there and where the wife was buried.
There was no service held here but
the services held at the old home
where a large group of the old
friends were present to Join in the
tribute 'to the departed.
The body I
was accompanied from this city by
George Hutton, a son. and at Har-
yard the other children met the
funeral party.
From Monday's Dally
Sheriff Carl Ryder of Otoe county!
came up yesterday from Nebraska I
City to secure J. C. Wheeler who!
was caiten in custody Dy tne ponce
nere baiuraay nignt on the telephone
Instruction of Mr. Ryder. WTieeler. I
it waa stated, was wanted In Otoe
county on a oaa cnecK cnarge ana
warrant ior nis arrest as sworn out
Dy county Attorney ueorge 11. 1
ieine 01 utoe county. I
Mrs. G. O. Schwenneker of this
city returned home Sunday from St
josepn, .Missouri, wnere sne was
called the last part of the week by
the illness and death of a sister, Mrs
W. T. Clary, who passed away on
Thursday while Mrs. Schwenneker
was en route to tier bedside. Remain
ing over for the funeral services.
While at St. Joseph, Mrs. Schwen
neker met a number of the old time
friends and associates of her girl-
I noo aays and wtuie tne mission was
one OI 6rrow 11 was un occasion that
gave Airs. acnwenntKer tne oppor
tunity of seeing so . many of the
friends of years ago. ' The school
friends are now well advanced" in
years and the reunion of the old
5riend3 was one lhat a11 appreciated
Bridge Company
Capital Stock of the Company Is Set
at $175,000 by the Incor
p orators in Filing
Thi mr.rninr in tho r-,
ty clerk George R. Sayles the incor-
poration papers of the Louisville
Bridge Co., were filed, the same to
h r,mrHpH t thp nflW f the
I . v.
I The nnmnanv iriirci as ita hticfnoc
th f nr,ir0 Qt t n:,Uo
Nebraska. the operation of the same
and the collectioa of tolla on tne
. ... ...
siruciure untn it is made a free
The capital stock of the company
as named in the articles of Incorpora
tion at $175,000 made in shares of
$100 each.
The incorporators of the company
are E. G. Pautsch, L.. J. Mayfield. H.
A. Schneider. R. H. Hastain. E. H.
Worthman and F. H. Nichols, all
of the incorporators being residents
nf Tnlavillo with 'the OTPentinn of
,r cVnil,H t .
Mrs. Peter Van
Fleet Dies at
Lincoln Home
Former Resident Here and Wife of
One of the Early Methodist
Ministers of the Church
Mrs. Peter Van Fleet, seventy-
three, wife of the vetpran Nehraska
minister, died In T.innnln Mnndav
mnrnini? after an Illness nf nhnnt
tWo months.
Rev. Mr Van Fleet, recovering
in a Lincoln hospital from injuries
received in an auto accident Sept
Monday evening. Altho knowledge
of the loss was a severe shock at
first, his physical condition appar
ently was not affected, according to
his physicians. The news had been
withheld from Rev. Mr. Van Fleet
during the day at the request of
rol nf xrca
He is eighty-one years
Mrs. Van Fleet had lived in Lin-
coin about fifteen years. Her hus-
band was first pastor of Normal
Methodist church here and later of
St. James Methodist. He was at
one time financial secretary of Ne-
braska Wesleyan and for a number of
years has been a member of the
board of trustees of the school.
Rev. Mr. Van Fleet resigned as
pastor of St. James church' about
a year ago. In the past few years
he and Mrs. Van Fleet had traveled
extensively in the United
Canada and Mexico.
They came to Lincoln after a long
service to the church in southeast
Nebraska. Rev. Mr. Van Fleet held
charges at Hebron. Falrbury, Seward,
Table Rock, Auburn, Peru. Platts-
mouth, Nebraska City and Elmwood.
They called Table Rock their home
before coming to Lincoln. They
made their home at 5243 Leighton
avenue, Lincoln
The friends of the Van Fleet fam
ily in this county will regret to
learn of the sorrow that has come
to the family circle, as Rev. and Mrs.
Van Fleet made a host of friends in
Pastorate in Plattsmouth and
From Tuesday's EaJlr
Last evening the Chotsie club
wre entertained at Bingo and danc-
hnS at the home of Miss Carlyne
Thomas in honor of her cousin. Miss
1 nomas 01 luriocR, camornia.
The home was very handsomely
arranged. In the decorations of pink
and yellow chrysanthemums while
the color scheme was carried out
also in the refreshments served.
In the course of the play first prize
was awarded to
Miss Marie Lutz,
with the guest prize to Miss Carol
Thomas, guest of honor, and the
consolation to Miss Patricia Ferrie.
Those who enjoyed the pleasant
event were Ruth. Rose and Patricia
Ferrie. Ellen Nora Meisineer. Marie
Meisineer. Mildred Jahrisr. Marie
Lutz, Kathryn Hirz. Marie Vallery,
Lola Dow, Carlyne and Carol
Woman's Club
Holds Most Inter
esting Meeting
J Ladies Civic Organization Gathers
at the Home of Mrs. J. E. Wiles
Have Fine Debate
From Tuesday's Da!l
Plattsmouth Woman's Club held
a very interesting and well attended
meeting last evening at the home of
Mrs. J. E. Wilts. The meeting was
presided over by Mrs. E. H. Wescott,
president, and very encouraging re
ports of the various departments and
their work was given. The Club at
present has a membership of 77 and
the membership committee are still
very active and new members are be
ing enrolled continually. The dues
of the club are $1.50 per year and
every women in Plattsmouth is in
vited to become a member
Mrs. Mullen, Chairman of Finance
Committee, announced the play
which will be sponsored by the club
entitled "Sixty Miles an Hour" and
this will be given on the evenings
of Dec. 19th and 20th.
Mrs. Turpin, Chairman of Year
Book, presented the Year Books to
the club. These are very interesting
and show much work and thought on j tests In which 91 young Nebraskans Bergman, Frank Bergman of Man
the part of this committee, composed I are taking part during the Diamond ley, Joseph- and Anna Martis of
of Mrs. L. L. Turpin, Mrs. W. G.
Kieck and Mrs. R. E. Bailey.
Very interesting reports of the
State convention recently held at
Norfolk were given by the delegates
Mrs. J. E. Wiles and Mrs. L. L. Tur
pin, who with Mrs. E. H. wescott,
represented the local club very ably
at this meeting.
The delegates gave some interest
ing information gained from the var
ious speakers at the convention.
There are 341 vlubs in the state with
a membership of 15,600 and the re
ceipts for the year totaled over $11.-
nnn it' i. a i
the opening program of the conven-
tion, which was very unique, insplr
ing and beautiful. She portrayed by
pageant the three different parts of
the work of Woman's Clubs the
General Federation, the State Feder-
ation and the District Federation.
There Were some 400 delegates in at-
and some 174 clubs re-
Mrs. Nuqist was elected President,
Mrs. Whitfield, vice-president. Mrs.
Thompson, secretary and Mrs. Gal
braith treasurer of the State work
for the year. The state club work
is very much interested at present
in the foundation which is a plan to
provide funds for General Federation
v The Library Dept. of the club
work , brought out the fact that 90
per cent of all libraries were started
by club women.
The Convention went on record
, v
as favoring the ban on fire works
and the elimination of bill boards
over the country.
The program of the evening was
in the nature of a debate on the
question "Shall We Disarm" the af
firmative being taken by Mrs. Wm.
Woolcott and the negative Mrs. D.
O. Dwyer. These ladies were very
fine and held the clubs undivided in
terest while they discussed the pros
and cons of the question.
The evening closed with serving
of delicious refreshments by the hos
tess, assisted by Mrs. M. E. Brant-
ner, Mrs. Mildred Lloyd, Mrs. Carl
Ofe and Mrs. John Griffin
The next meeting of the club will
be on Monday Nov. 18th at the home
of Mrs. George Farley.
The death of Joseph T. Llston, for
many years station agent at Platts
mouth for the Missouri Pacific, oc
curred on Monday afternoon at the
home in Lincoln where he has for
many months been in a very critical
condition, having suffered a paralytic
stroke over a year ago and since
which time he has been gradually
Mr. Llston was retired from the
active service of the railroad as one
of the veteran employes and since
leaving this city has made his home
at Lincoln.
The deceased was a member of one
of the well known families of Elm
wod and it is in the old home com
munity that he will be laid to rest,
the funeral occuring on Wednesday
afternoon at 2:30 at the Methodist
church at Elmwood with the services
by the Rev. Victor -West, an old time
friend of the family officiating.
Mr. Llston is survived , by the wi
dow, Mrs. Hattie Liston and three
daughters, two of whom reside at
Lincoln while Miss Gladys Liston is
located in Georgia where she is en
gaged in teaching.
From Tuesday" Dally
The many old time friends of the
J. V. Weckbach family, old time
residents of this community, will re
gret very much to learn that Miss
Lydia Weckbach, Is in verv critical
condition at the St. Elizabeth's hos
pital at Lincoln where she was
operated on Monday morning. ' Miss
Weckbach has been quite poorly for
some time and her case became so
severe that an operation was neces
sary and she has not rallied as had
been hoped from the ordeal and her
condition is most serious.
The low -Nebraska Light & Power
Co., are having a large gang of men
operating out of this city in,the past
week as the work of placing new
poles and changing over lines is be-
ing carried on along the lines in this
locality. The company is working on
the building of a new high tension
line from this city to Nebraska City
and which when completed will make i
this one of the important trunk lines
of the light and power company.
The Iowa-Nebraska company is one
of the leading organizations of the
west and has given the residents of
southeastern Nebraska, western Iowa
and northern Missouri the very best
of service in the years that have
j followed their taking over the util-
ity lines in this section.
Cass County
Entrants Still in
State Contest
Vilas bneiaon, Jr., ana Jbiorenoe bno-
gren, Win in First Round of
Citizenship Contest.
The first round in the good citizen
j Jubilee celebration has been finished.
Intelligence and personality tests'
were given at Central High school at!
J Omaha, to the entrants.
The-following contestants success -
fully passed these tests.
Charles Auld. Red Cloud; Reynold
Beck, Franklin; Earl Bragg, Elwood;
Elmer Chederquiest. Hartlngton;
George Flora, Sidney; Robert Frisch,
Tecumseh; Bernard Fuhr, Spencer.
Wilbur Johnson, Norfolk; Kenneth
M. Joyce, Imperial; George E. Moore,
YAnsiae;TI Albert' Moorman Ord;
I Milton Nielsen. Trenton: Earl Rok-
ers, Central City; Vilas P. Sheldon,
jr., Nehawka.
Cecil Stanley, Havelock; Laurence
Taylor, Stapleton; Caleb C. WTorth -
Ing. Kearney; Nine Berger and Glen-
dene Berry, Trenton; Ruth Bozell,
Fullerton; Marguerite Dobesh, Brok -
en Bow.
Marie Duffy, Petersburg; Dorla
Elliott, Rosalie; Vera Freese, Ruth-
ville; Cora Mae Gatch, Melbeta;
Ruth Keyes, O'Neill; Ruth-Mitchell, I
Holdrege; Margaret Meyer. West
Point; Marian E. Nelson, Blair; Max-
Ine Packwood, Riverton.
Arda Salley, Crofton; Helen Sel-
over, Kimball; Florence Shogren,
Louisville; Frances J. Stevenson.
Thedford; Florence Tousignant, Mad-
This group underwent physical and
health tests Tuesday afternoon.
Throueh a series of intelligence
. .
and personality tests during Tuesday
and Wednesday the four best of the
group will be chosen and presented
with medals at the City auditorium
at Omaha Thursday.
The tests were e-lven hv T)r
n L?.J?V'5Z.?I;
mC """"'
W1 1.111 A. A. 1. - -
ine intelligence iesi was me same
given the Edison aspirants and the and Mrg weaver their deepest svm
personallty test is designed to eva- pathy in the bereavement that has
luate traits of the individual: iCome to them in the death of the
The Anheuser-Busch building at
Knurl h and Main afreets 1 heincr
given some attention in the way of j The announcement has been re
exterior decorations that fill make'eeived here of the death at Lincoln
it one of the attractive buildings in - Sunday of Mrs. Earl Ballance, daugh
the city. The building is of red ter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bal
brick and white stone facings and ' lance, for a number of years resi
trimmings and as the main portion j dents of Plattsmouth. The deceased
of the building was painted not so ( lady is survived by the husband and
long ago the facings are now being two small children. The funeral
touched up and John C. Brittain is j services will be held on Tuesday af
engaged in the work. "Jack" as Mr. j ternoon at the late home with the
Brittain Is best known, is an expert ; Interment at the Wyuka cemetery,
at being able to handle these dif-! Mrs. Martha Peterson and Mr. and
ficult painting jobs that require a j
great deal of aerial work and has
no difficulty in scaling a ladder to
a good height or being suspended
on a swinging platform to paint
away as unconcernedly as though he
was setting firmly on the old earth.
From Tuesday's Dally
The Plattsmouth club of the In-
ternatlonal Rotary at their weekly
luncheon today took note of the ap- .
p roach of Armistice day with a short
program along the line of the observ-
ing of the ending of war and interna -
tional peace and good will. Repre-
sentlng .the service men. Frank H.
Smith gave a iew remarks on the
Armistice observance and the world
peace.. The club also had present two
high school representatives who are
to serve as members for the month
of November in the Rotary, they be
ing Frank Schackeis and Jack Troop.
We wish to extend to the friends
and neighbors the expression of our
appreciation of their many acta of
klndnes during the long illness of
our loved wife and mother, also we
wish to thank those taking part in
the last services and all who sent the
beautiful floral offerings of remem-
brance from this city and other '
points. These kindnesses will lone
be pleasantly remembered. Joseph .
schmader and Family. -
Cass County
People Sue for
528,000 Damage
Manley and Plattsmouth People Are
Plaintiffs in Suit Filed in Ne
braska City Tuesday
One of the largest damage suits
growing out of an automobile acci-
dent ever filed in Otoe county has
een fi,ed in the district court of
loe county for adjudication. The
sum asked for is $28,736.20
The suit, in fact, consists of five
actions brought by five separate per
sons against Vernon Brown, as
agent, and Ted Holmberg, a princi
pal. It is the outgrowth of an ac
cident on U. S.-75 last July 22. when
a car driven by Brown, Nebraska
JCity motor car dealer, crashed into
jone driven by John Bergman, Cass
county man.
I The petitions are almost identical
(except for paragraphs alleging sep-
jarate injuries and causes of action.
ana eacn avers inai urown. driving
I tt o r ,. t ii t
south on U. S.-75, struck the Berg
man car at a point about one mile
south of the north line of Otoe coun
ty, demolishing it and injuring the
occupants, John Bergman, Mrs. Anna
Mrs. Anna Martis sues for $15.-
000, alleging serious physical hurts:
Mrs. Anna Bergman sues for $5.-
i 000; Joseph Martis. $5,090.45; John
(Bergman, $3,130.75, ani Frank
Bergman. $515
Plaintiffs allege that Brown, an
active agent for Holmberg, was driv
ing at an excessive and unlawful
rate of speed; that he had passed
one car at the summit of a hill and
was attempting to pass another when
the accident occurred; that he was
driving a car without lawful license
Ttlntaa Qnd ti?it Vila it V a A fmtltv
Crnt' '
j Rrnwn had been In Omaha, he
Ralrl nftr th af.riflpnt. with a car
.owned b,. Paui Kelloee. Percival.
iQwa. On his return with the same
car he collided with the Bergman
: machine.
1 Mr. Holmberg says his employe,
Brown, vai covered by public 11a-
bility Insurance and the insurance
company will defend the suit. ,
The message was received here
Saturday afternoon of the death of
Mrs. Thomas Wright, mother of Mrs.
George B. Weaver of Mynard, which
occurred Saturday at the family
home in South Dakota and where
Mrs. Weaver has been for the past
week. airs, w rignt, wno is in ner
eighty-fifth year, had recovered some-
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able to be up and around some but
on Thursday she well and suffered
Je hf1racchfnJau ? advl
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sible and she gradually grew worse
until death came to her relief
The many friends in this section
nf th ,.mlntv will extend to Hev.
loved mother.
mmm Mnnilo'i Tt rrw
Mrs. John E. Schutz, old time friends
of the family will attend the last
services at Lincoln.
From Wednesday's Daily
The funeral services of the
Mrs. Rosana Maurer, former - resi-
dent of this city, was held Tuesday
afternoon at the Korisko-Brewer
chapel at Omaha, the Rev. H. L.
Humphrey, officiating. The body
brought by auto from Omaha to this
city and the interment made at the
Joak Hill cemetery were the husband
land the two sons are buried. A
j number of the old time friends were
jat the cemetery to join the family
who had for so many years made this
city her home.
From Tuesday's Daily
This morning Mr. and Mrs. J. L.
Burrows departed for Omaha where
they go to have Mrs. Burrows under
go an examination there by special
ists as she has not been in the best
jof health for some time and it is
I hoped that the causes of her trouble
'can be determined and she be given
' relief from her suffering,
VjyT .nfmTnTnff nnniinii
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