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MONDAY, NOV. 11, 1929.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEXLY JOUENAL
A. E. Lake and wife and Mrs. W.
O. Gillespie were visiting with friends
in Ashland on last Wednesday.
Mrs. A. J. Tool was spending last
week in Omaha, where she was
frues-t at the home of her daughter
Mrs. George work.
Mrs. O. J. Hitchcock, of Havelock
and Miss Olga Mary visited at the
home of their sister and at the home
of L. Xcitzel last Sunday.
I. C. Timmes. of Ashland, repre
senting the Ashland Motor company
was looking after some business mat
ters in Murdock on last Wednesday
Mrs. Gertrude Parsons, of Parsons
Kansas, is at the home of G. V. Pick
well, where she is caring for hr
sister, Mrs. Pickwell, who is very
II. W. Tool was a visitor in Lin
coin last Tuesday, where he met with
the Shriner band at their practice
and was also looking after some busi
ness matters as well.
Mrs. C. W. Smith, of Elmwood,
and R. M. Dennis, her son, the moth
er and brother of Mrs. Shelby Bridg
mon, were visiting at the Bridgmon
home on last Sunday.
A. H. Ward and wife were over to
Omaha on last Wednesday, where
they were enjoying the historical
parade and also looking after some
business in Council Bluffs.
Henry A. Guthmann and wife were
spending last Wednesday and Thurs
day at Omaha, where they were at
tending the state bankers' convention
which was meeting there last week
The Beatrice cream station, which
has been conducted by George Kunz
of Elmwood, for the past month, has
been closed. Mr. Kunz and wife re
turning to their home in Elmwood
Lacey McDonald has had the home
repainted and tripped, so that it pre
sents a very handsome appearance
the work being done by that ac
complished artist, John Amgwert, of
John II. Buck and family were
over to Omaha on last Wednesday,
where they were visiting with a rel
ative in the hospital and also looking
after some business matters for a
W. P. Cook, of Plattsmouth, who
does considerable business selling
fish, was a visitor in Murdock last
Tuesday with a fine lot of fresh fish.
and which were liberally purchased
by his customers.
Henry Carson, better known to his
friends, and he has a lot of them, by
the name of "Slats," says, "I have
lived in Murdock for three years,
and there has never been a preacher
in this place of business."
Miss Magdaline Gakemeier, who
has been visiting for some time at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Wayne
Propst, for the past several weeks, ar
rived home early last week after
having enjoyed a very pleasant visit
in the west.
Ruth Miller, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George Miller, who has been vis
iting for the past two weeks at Big
Springs and Grand Island, with two
of her sisters, and where 6he enjoy
ed the visit very, much, returned
home early last week.
To keep fit and also to assist his
friend in getting his corn crop out
before the bad weather of winter ar
rives, Lacey McDonald, who carries
mail during the morning, is assisting
in picking corn at the home of Leo
R. Rikli during the afternoon.
Superintendent of the Murdock
schools, the teachers of the same,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Amgwert and
Miss Mary I. Tool were enjoying a
pirni. ii:.d hamburger roast at the
grove on last Tuesday, where all en
joyed the occasion most pleasantly.
The Bridgemon cafe has been en
joying a very fine business and has
kept ."'Irs. Bridgemon, who operates
the t-atLig house, hustling to care for
all the business which comes that
way. There is no better place to eat
in this portion of the county than at
Arthur Jones and wife, of Weep
ing Water were in Murdock for the
day last Sunday, where they were
guests at the home of L. B. Gorthey,
and where they were visiting with
the mother of Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Vand
erberg, who has not been in the best
Harold Kunz sustained a second
fracture of his arm, which was just
knitting from a former break, when
he fell and turned the arm under.
He had broken the arm before while
trying to induce an auto to operate.
The second break has put the healing
Last week John Gakemeier sold
what is known as the Charles Allison
farm near Greenwood to a man named
Judkin Meyers, of near Memphis. The
farm has been occupied by J. F. Fries
for the past five or six years and the
trade will require him to secure an
other place to farm.
Homer H. Lawton is demonstrat
ing he can do something else besides
painting, notwithstanding he is an
excellent painter at that. He has
been assisting in picking corn at the
home of Albert Theil, where he is
making a good record and where Mr.
Theil has a good crop.
John T. Evans, formerly of Mur
dock and South Bend, where he was
Dry Cleaning and
Absolutely Best Service
Leave Work at Barber Shop
r Prices Right
Lugsch, the Cleaner
In the grain business, but who has
been making his home in Lincoln
for a number of years, was looking
after some business matters and at
the same time visiting with his many
friends of former years here.
A party of hunters of Murdock,
who are interested in the Pawnee
lodge on the Platte river, were over
to the river and enjoyed a very fine
hunt during the latter portion of
last week. Those from here were
A. J. Tool, H. W. Tool, Henry A.
Tool, W. O. Schewe, I. G. Hornbeck
The interior of the telephone ex
change has been altered by the build
ing of a sleeping room for the opera
tors in one portion of the room and
the changing of the switchboard and
long distance booth,' which will make
it more convenient for the operators.
The work has been done by Henry
Heinemann, the carpenter.
Mrs. Henry Heineman, who has
been kept to her home for many
months on account of illness, is now
showing good improvement and was
able la6t week to walk down town
for the first time in six months. Her
many friends are pleased to know of
her improvement and are hoping she
may soon be entirely well again.
Herbert Bornemeier has completed
the picking of his corn and the help
which he has had will now go to
Alvin Bornemeier, where they will
hasten to get his crop in the crib
while the good weather lasts. The
pickers have made good averages
during the picking as the corn has
been yielding well. Fred Poppe, dur
ing the entire time which he has
been picking has averaged one hun
dred and five bushels per day.
Mesdames Alvin Bornemeier, Gust
Gakemeier and Mary Rush and Miss
Elsa Bornemeier were over to Omaha
last Tuesday, where they were visit
Ing with friends and enjoying the
celebration that was being held in
commemoration of the passing of the
Diamond Jubilee birthday of the
great state of Nebraska. They re
port a very fine time and a large
crowd of enthusiastic Nebraskans
participating in the celebration.
r Whippet coach to settle es-
Driven only 1100 miles.
CHAS. I. LONG.
o2S-2t Mpg Murdock, Neb.
Married in the West
Francis Miller, son of Mr. and
Mrs. George Miller, who ' has been
making his home in Banks, Oregon,
for the past year and a half, return
ed here last week and surprised the
folks, as he was accompanied by a
wife, whom he . had married two
weeks since and they were taking a
wedding trip. When they arrived
here Guy Miller, of Elmwood, offer
ed Francis a position with him driv
ing and operating a truck, which he
accepted and will make his home in
Elmwood in the future.
Mrs. L. D. Lee Better
Mrs. L. D. Lee, who was at the
hospital at Omaha for some time last
week, where she was receiving treat
ment for her health, has been show
ing very satisfactory improvement
and was able to return home during
the past week.
We .have the only self sealing
buriel vaults, automatically seals it
self, excluding water or any other
substance. We deliver them on call
to any place in Cass or Otoe coun
ties. MILLER & G RUBER.
Many Bridge Parties
Bridge was very popular during
the past week and parties were held
at the homes of Mrs. Una McHugh.
Henry A. Tool and Harold W. Tool,
where the game was properly dis
cussed and enjoyed by those who
Will Sell K. K. Xahinets
Noel Gelch, the hustling young
man who has been employed witn
the H. W. Tool Lumber company as
general hustler, will go out with an
assortment of Kitchen Kob Kabinets,
selling them, taking orders for fu
ture delivery, and when they insist
on a delivery immediately, ne win
have the goods and be ready for
them. As Noel is a hustler and the
goods are the very best and what is
needed, he should make a success of
Entertain at Party
The Misses Verna and Opal Knaup,
of Murdock, entertained a number of
guests at a Hallowe'en party at their
home, Monday, November 4th. The
evening was spent playing games and
n a general social way. At the close
of the evening, delicious refreshments
of sandwiches, ice cream, cake and
coffee were served.
The following guests were present:
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Amgwert, Mr. and
Mrs. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Thimgan and little daughter, Miss
Van Valkenberg, Miss McVey, Miss
Smith, Miss Fosler, Miss Nickel, Miss
Schroeder, Miss Mary Tool, Miss
Gene Fitch, Miss Irene Stroy, Floyd
Miller, Rev. Norenberg and Robert
MRS. BURROWS SEEIOUSLY ILL
From Thurnday's Daily
The condition of Mrs. Lester Bur
rows is quite serious as the result
of her illness of some duration that
culminated in the operation per
formed yesterday morning at the
Wise Memorial hospital in Omaha.
Mrs. Burrows was suffering from
what was thought to be a goitre and
it was necessary to perform the
operation yesterday and the patient
was doing as well as could be ex
pected under the circumstances but
her condition is very seriou6.
Call No. 6 with your order ioi
Mr. and Mrs.
Well Known Besident of Murdock
Have Pleasure of Celebrat
ing Golden Wedding
Albert E. Lake was born in Ver
mont, in 1849, and is eighty years
of age. Miss Barbara Gramlich was
born November 4th, 1859, and on
the fourth day of November, 1879
this couple were united in marriage
at the town of Papillion in Sarpy
county. The bride was the daugh
ter of a farmer living near that city
while the groom, was a teacher or
rural schools, and had been the
teacher of the Mainland school
which was recently removed, but
stood near the homes of Albert Zei
rot, George Mills and A. J. Neitzel
This couple have lived in Cass county
for a half century and have witness
ed the country emerge from a raw
prairie, to the very garden spot of
Twenty-five years ago they cele
brated the passing of their twenty
fifth wedding anniversary, and cele
brated the silver wedding. George
Vanderberg and wife were present
at this celebration. Mr. Vanderberg
has passed away since then, but Mrs.
Vanderberg has had the opportun
ity to extend congratulations to the
friends of sixty years, for she knew
them before they were married, on
the event of their golden wedding
The families of Albert E. Lake,
Geerge Vanderberg, and George
Buell, who were all very close
friends have resided here for a half
century or more, in truth sixty
Last Monday was the fiftieth anni
versary of the wedding of this excel
lent couple. Flowers and cards were
sent and a number of their friends
called to extend congratulations
There were some sixty-two cards of
congratulations sent to make the
day pleasant for the couple who lab
ored to bring to Cars county one of
the agricultural sections of the great
state of Nebraska. The Journal joins
with their many friends in extend
ing congratulations and well wishes
to this estimable couple.
DEATH OF PIONEER TEACHER
The death of Miss Ida Freeman
74. of Union, occurred yesterday at
an Omaha hospital following an ill
ness of some six years. .
The death of Miss Freeman re
moves a loved and highly esteemed
lady and one who was a pioneer
resident of Cass county, as her fam
ily came to this rart of the west in
1SC4 and settled in the vicinity of
Union. Tire Freeman family came
from their old home at Prescott,
Wisconsin, in one of the old time
covered wagons which was drawn
by four oxen and in making the trip
westward it required months before
they arrived at the banks of the
Missouri river where they were to
make their home.
Miss Freeman attended the Peru
state normal school and after grad
uating there she spent the greater
part of her lifetime in teaching, be
ing engaged in that profession until
her retirement some twenty-five
The deceased lady is survived by
a brotner. juarK J. t reeman oi
Omaha. The body will be taken back
to Union where the funeral services
will be held on Saturday afternoon
at 2 o'clock from the Baptist church
at that place and the Rev. W. A.
Taylor will have charge of the
INTEGRITY OF OFFICE URGED
Des Moines, Nov. 8. Cd-operation
of teachers in molding public opinion
to the attainment of the intent of the
constitution, -and in view every con
troversy by the same rules of Jus
tice, was urged before the Iowa State
Teachers association here Friday by
.Tii dee Florence Allen, first woman
supreme court justice in Ohio.
"As I look into history,"
Judge Allen said, "I find that
the frame work of our govern
ment was achieved for one rea
son mainly, and that was that
the man of training and talent
of that day co-operated in the
building of government.
"They did not deem it be
neath themselves to fill what are
sometimes held to be small offi
cial positions with small sal
aries." We have slipped back from the old
conception, to demand the same stan
dard of integrity in public life as in
our individual relationships, she
We have slipped hack from the old
conception that every branch of our
governmental life is to be Handled
for the interest solely of the people
who constitute the state, she con
QUEEN ESTHERS MEET
From Friday. Dally
Last evening the members of the
Queen Esther society of the Meth
odist church were ! most pleasantly
entertained at the home fo their
teacher, Mrs. C. C. Wescott, at her
home the event being in the nature
of a Bhower ; given by the girls in
honor of Miss Mildred Fleming, one
of their members, whose marriage to
Mr. Stoll of Nehawka will occur on
The young ladies enjoyed a mock
wedding at which a great deal of
pleasure was derived by all of the
party and following this the bride-to-be
was showered with the many
handsome gifts that had been pre
pared by the friends.
The members of the party enjoyed
the dainty and delicious refreshments
that had been prepared for the event.
Advertise in the Journal!
BLOWOUT ON HILL
SENDS CAR INTO DITCH
Wednesday afternoon, as Seward
Day, Lee Brown, George Dennis and
Charles Philpot were returning from
Gandy, Nebr., where the men had
been on a hunting trip, Mr. Dennis
and Mr. Philpot met with a severe
accident, when a tire on Mr. Dennis'
Studebaker blew out while going
down hill, landing them in a deep
ditch, and inflicting gashes in Mr.
Philpot's head, which required 12
stitches to close. The accident oc
curred near Ravenna, Nebr., and Mr.
Philpot was taken to that city for
medical aid, and was -placed in the
hospital there until able to return
home. He received no other injuries
aside from the cuts, and Mr. Dennis
received an injury to his back.
Unaware of the accident. Sward
Day and Lee Brown drove on to
Weeping Water, and upon their ar
rival about midnight were surprised
to learn of the accident from rela
tives here who received word about
6:30 last evening. The trip to the
west was made in the car of Mr. Den
nis, which was completely overturn
ed in the accident, but the menwere
driving home Knud Jensen's car from
Ogallala, where Mr. Jensen had pre
viously left it, following a break
down near there on a recent trip.
Mr. Philpot had been visiting in the
home of his children near Gandy,
and had taken advantage of the in
vitation to ride home with the hunt
ers. No doubt he will recover from
the effects of the accident. Weep
ing Water Republican.
Session at Louisville Attended by a
Number of the Clergymen
of the County.
The ministers of the Cass County
Ministerial Association assembled for
their regular meeting in the Meth
odist Episcopal church at Louisville,
Neb., Monday, Nov. 4th at 10:30 a.
m. On account of the absence of
Rev. C. Lewien, the chairman. Rev.
H. E. Sortor kindly asked Rev. O.
Wichmann, pastor, of the Evangel
ical Synod church of Plattsmouth, to
take charge of the devotional service.
Rev. H. G. McClusky, thereafter,
read a well prepared essay on the
theme, entitled, "The Supreme Ser
vice of a Church to a Community."
This essay was replete with deep,
careful thought, interest and instruc
tion. The three main divisions of the
paper were: 1. The Church Politi
cal; 2. The Church Physical; 3. The
A very profitable general discus
sion followed the reading of the essay
in which the various pastors par
ticipated. This discussion proved to
be a great inspiration and blessing
to all concerned. At 12:15 p. m
light refreshments were served and
an nour was spent in muiuai, ira-
ternal fellowshiD which was Im
mensely enjoyed by all.
The next meeting will be held the
second Tuesday in December in the
M. E. church at Weeping "Water
Rev. O. G. Wichmann was delegated
to write an essay on the theme, "The
Relieious Contribution Which the
German People Have Made to Amer
SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY
"The safety movement today is
essentially spiritual rather than ma
terial," said Albert Whitney. Acting
General Manager of the National
Bureau of Casualty and Surety Un
derwriters, in a recent address
"Mechanical guarding is only an evi
dence of something more fundamen
tal, namely, a changed attitude of
Industrial safety, according to earl
ier conceptions, was considered . ex
trinsic, something that could be ap
plied from without. It was regarded
as being detached from the funda
mentals of the production process.
It was even the general opinion that
safety measures would retard the
speed of industry and make it less
Now a safety ideal, based on a new
philasophy, has become evident. The
day of the short-sighted industrialist.
scoffing at safety as being impracti
cal, is over. It is generally realized
that safety is an integral part of in
dustrial efficiency and economy. No
modern executive can afford not to
take the steps that will make his
place of business as safe as possible.
We are a long way from perfec
tion in the safety movement. But
knowledge is spreading; the great
factory of today is a marvel of safety
compared to the factories of the
past. The bond between safety and
efficiency and good business cannot
Lincoln, Nov. 4. Ralph C. Mose-
ley of Lincoln said Monday he will
be a candidate for the Republican
congressional nomination in this dis
trict next year. His filing will not
be made, however, until after Jan
uaryl. Mr. Moseley was one of a
large field of candidates in the pri
mary two years ago.
KRATOCHVTL CHAMP '
IN COUNTY HUSKING
Pierce, Neb.. Nov. 5. Anton
Kratochvil Jr.. won the corn husking
championship of Pierce county by
husking 1,0662 pounds of corn in
the time allotted. He will "represent
the county at the state contest to be
held near We&t Point.
Eead the Journal Want Ads.
Speed on Arter
Supreme Court States That Drivers
Have No Special Right-of-Way
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 6. An opinion
today by the Nebraska supreme court
hinged upon an appeal by William
S. McCulley, Omaha, a minor, from
an adverse Judgment in Douglas
county district court in his 40 thou
sand dollar claim for personal in
juries against Andrew Anderson, re
versed the lower court ruling and
prescribes serveral rules relative to
the rights of motorists on arterial
The case was woven around a
crash at Forty-second and Leaven
worth Btreets, in which the claimant
was alleged to have been permanent
ly injured when tossed from his
motorcycle by Anderson's machine.
The court held that the motorist
crossing an intersection, having stop
ped at the arterial highway and hav
ing looked both directions before en
tering that highway, had a right in
crossing to presume that motorists on
the through street shall exercise care,
"and if necessary to prevent a col
lision, slacken their speed."
The court also held that the as
sumption of the driver on an arterial
highway that another motorist on a
cross street will come to a stop be
fore entering the intersection, does
not permit the former to exceed the
speed limit or to disregard other traf
No rules providing arterial high
ways, grant drivers on those high
ways, grant drivers on those high
ways any exclusive privileges, nor
require those crossing it to do so at
their peril regardless of the duty of
motorists on all highways to obey
traffic regulations and to exercise
due care, the court added. World
ATTEND FUNERAL SERVICE
The funeral services of the late
J. T. Liston were held yesterday af
ternoon at the former home at Elm
wood and very largely attended by
the friends there and from Lincoln
where the family has resided in rec
Mrs. Ed Wilcox of this city. Mrs.
J. L. Sindlear of Omaha and Mrs.
Elmer Hallstrom of Avoca, daugh
ters of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Propst,
old neighbors of the Liston family
motored over for the funeral serv
ices and to extend to the bereaved
wife and daughters their sympathy in
the loss that has come to them.
Joseph Thomas Liston was born in
Vigo County, Indiana. April 4. 1856.
He died at his late home in Lincoln,
Nebraska, November 3, 1929. He had
lived 73 years. 6 months and 2D days.
In early youth he was converted
and united with the Baptist church.
He later placed his membership with
the Methodist church at Eagle, Ne
braska. He was ever a faithful
worker and worshiper in his church.
Leaving Indiana, he came west to
Missouri, where he was married to
Miss Hattie Hyatt, at Gunn City, on
September 20, 1S94. He came to Ne
braska in 189 6.
Mr. Liston was. for 35 years. Sta
tion Agent and Telegraph Operator
for the Missouri Pacific R. II. He
served this Company in Missouri, and
then in Nebraska, at Walton, Eagle,
Elmwood, and Plattsmouth. He was
retired on pension in 1924, while
Agent at Plattsmouth. Two years
later he moved to Lincoln, where the
family still reside.
Mr. Liston was stricken with par
alysis in February, 192S. Since that
time he has been unable to, in any
way, care for himself, and not many
times able to recognize those near
and dear to him. In quietude- and
peace he passed away as if he had
dreamed himself out of one world
He leaves to mourn his going, his
faithful wife, Mrs. Hattie Liston;
and his devoted daughters: Mrs. J. J.
Kutin, Clarkson, Nebraska; Mrs. R.
L. Johns. Auborn, Alabama, and Miss
Pauline Liston, of Lincoln; and one
grand-daughter, Marilyn Jean Kutin.
Mr. Liston was the last of his
father's family, his brother, I. M.
Liston, having preceded him in death
by but one month.
Mr. Liston was a quiet, unassum
ing gentleman, devoted to his fam
ily, interested in his friends and
careful with any tasks assigned to
Sustain Severe Injury.
On Wednesday evening as George
H. Dennis and Uncle Charles Philpot
both of Weeping Water were re
turning from a trip to Gandy in Cus
ter county, they met with a very
severe accident, when a tire of their
car blew out, and overturned the
car in which they were riding, pin
ning both gentlemen under the
wreck, with their heads downward
and do what they could they,, could
not relieve themselves. For over an
hour they were thus situated, and
after which they were released by a
passing auto, and taken to Grand Is
land where they were given treat
ment. The wounds in the head and
scalp Uncle Charles Philpot, who is
eighty-four years of age, were so
severe that it required some twelve
stitches of the surgeon to close them.
The account of the accident was tele
phoned to Weeping Water and a car
was sent for them and they brought
home. They are both feeling much
better than it would have been
thought they would. They were in
deed fortunate in that they were not
Law Brief Printing T Sure, the
Journal does it at right prices. Tel
your lawyer you want ,u to print
Here are a few samples of low, everyday prices,
picked at random from our large stock of staple
and fancy Groceries. Watch our ads constantly for
announcement of special values. We not only sell
at lowest prices, but pay highest market quotations
for. Farm Produce. Bring us your Butter and Eggs.
CANDY BARS All the lead
ing brands, THREE for .....
m DAmir DmwncD caiumet. on.
ixmvmu rvT?i.i Mb. tin uov. s
BLUE ROSE RICE Extra
fancy, THREE pounds for.
A lf pound packages can't be beat. Per pkg.
ROLLED OATS I.
Large size package
JELLO All flavors. Avoid sub
stitutes. We, sell the genuine at . . .
I. G. A. Flour, 48-lb. bag $1.79
Little Hatchet Flour, 48-lb. bag 1.69
Watch for Our Big Thanksgiving
"Shoppers Guide" Advertisement
Cass County's Big Economy Center
Telephone No. 42
Break in Prices
Gives New Blow
to Wall Street
Much of Hysteria Noted Last Week
Is Lacking, However Ex
change Closes Early.
Xew York An unexpected and
somewhat mysterious break in stock
prices, rivalling in extent any here
tofore recorded but lacking much of
the hysteria of recent reactions,
threw Wall street into turmoil again
Wednesday as it was struggling to
get back on its feet after the wild
sessions of the previous fortnight.
Prices of many leading issues on
the New York stock exchange drop
ped $10 to $30 a share, several of
them falling below the low levels
established in the spectacular decline.
Oct. 29, with a sprinkling of inac
tive specialties losing $31 to $100 a
share. Similar declines took place on
the New York curb exchange. First
National bank stock dropped $1000
a share, being quoted at $5000 bid.
and most of the other New York
bank and trust company shares fell
$10 to $120 a share.
Exchanges Close Early.
In accordance with a ruling an
nounced before the opening of Mon
day's malrketj, the stock exchange
closed at 1 o'clock, instead of 3 p.
m., but the final quotation was not
printed until one hour and forty-five
minutes after the closing gong had
sounded. Total sales for the three
hour session were 5,914,760 shares,
which contrasts with 6,202,930
shares in the full five hour session
session Monday, the stock exchange
was closed Tuesday, election day, a
legal holiday in New York state.
The market opened heavy as
blocks of 5000 to 25,000 shares were
dumped at initial declines of $1 .to $6
a share. Losses were gradually . ex
tended asiha Session' progreseed with
trading orderly "until tne last tew
minutes of trading when prices of
salted. A very
grade. Per lb
well known brand. 3 for
N. J. C. brand,
Tall cans, 3 for
G. A. brand.
In tomato or mustard
sauce. I. G. A. 2 cans for
several issues broke $1 to $5 be
tween sales in a mad rush of selling.
At no time was there any indica
tion of a general rally, altho a few
stocks made moderate recovery on
Two unfavorable business develop
ments, the shap decrease on freight
car loadings and the falling off in
steel demand, which some observers
construed as an indication that the
recession- in security prices had ex
tended to general business, also tend
ed to weaken confidence, and influ
ence liquidation by nervous investors
and speculators. State Journal.
Kansas City, Kan., Nov. 6. Delv
ing into what was first believed a
double murder, Dr. It. L. Moberly,
Johnson county, Kansas, coroner.
Wednesday said investigation indi
cated that Jesse J. Barnwell, 55,
shot Mrs. Minnie Hare, 4 5. during
a quarrel over a $265 engagement
ring, and then took his own life af
ter a 2-day viigl over the body.
Announcement by the coroner fol
lowed an inquest which Dr. Moberly
said determined that Mrs. Hare di.l
from 24 to 48 hours previous to th"
man. The woman had been dead
about four days when the tragedy
was discovered late Tuesday by a
mail carrier who called at the Hare
home with a special delivery letter.
Officers in constructing a hypo
thetical story of the death were aided
by W. D. Dandy, a city marshal, and
J. A. Keck, a justice of the peace.
Both said Barnwell visited then
about a month ago and complained
had given Mrs. Hare a diamond Tins:
but that she refused to either return
the ring or marry him.
Barnwell said he intended to get
the right back by force or make Mrs.
Hare marry him. "If I don't succeed
I'll kill her." he men quoted him as
saying. The ring was found tied to
the woman's leg.
When entertaining, use Dennisn
iecorative material, favors, etc. The
Bates Eook and Gift Shop carries the
entire Denniscn line.
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