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About Plattsmouth weekly journal. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1881-1901 | View Entire Issue (April 9, 1896)
THE DAY'S DOINGS
What the People In and Around
Flattsmonth Are Doing.
OSCAR THOMPSON IS MISSING.
A Demented Young Man Iiisainears From
Ills liome In Thi City A Sixteen
Mile "Wild Goose" Chase
A Demented Man at Large.
The other day Oscar Thompson, who
has been slightly demented for some
time, and who has been carefully
watched by his mother, managed to
get oat of her sight for a little while
and soon disappeared. A search of
the town failed to reveal his where
abouts, and the authorities of sur
rounding towns were notified. The
following, from the Omaha World-
Herald, may throw some light on the
matter: "Chief bigwart has a letter
from S. C. Thompson of Plattsmouth
asking that the Omaha authorities bf
on the watch for Oscar Thompson, hit?
brotht-r. He Btated that Oscar,
young man of twenty-one years,
slightly demented. From the accurate
description of youngThompson, Jailor
Havey is satisfied that he was given
lodgings at the station Sunday night.'
Death of J. W. Colvln.
The remains of John W. Colvin were
brought to this city from Araphoe on
1J. & M. train No. 4 this morning, and
were taken out to the Eieht Mile
Grove cemetery, for interrment. Hev.
Oouffer of the M. K. church officiated
Mr. Colvin was about sixty-five
years of age, and was unmarried. For
several Years he has been a sufferer
with Bright's disease, which eventually
caused his death.
He was well-known in this city,
having resided here for many years
lie was an old soldier and enlisted
with the First Nebraska Cavalry. Mr
Colvin was a brother of Mesdames J,
C. Cummins, Samuel Richardson, Zeke
Kennedy and A. Drew, all of this city.
A Long- Drive For Nothing.
Tuesday evenine the "Foresters"
team of the local Modern Woodman
camp journeyed out to Cedar Creek in
a large carryall, where they had been
invited by the camp of that place to
initiate a new member. The "Forres
ters" took along enough paraphernalia
to make the ceremony an interesting
one for the prospective candidate, and
arrived at their destination in due
time. It was then discovered that the
candidate, who was a young German
farmer, had not put in an appearance,
asd it wa3 learned that he had
"weakened" and decided to wait and
let the Cedar Creek Woodmen perform
the initiating act. This did not suit
the Plattsmouth"Foresters," however,
and they proposed going out after the
victim. After a drive of six miles,
they located the young German, but
all sorts of persuasion would not in
duce him to "ride the goat" that night,
so the discomfitted "Foresters" were
compellad to return to Cedar Creek
without him. The Woodmen of that
place did all in their power to aleviate
their dampened spirits, and the even
ing was very pleasantly spent. Never
theless, the "Foresters" of Cass camp,
No. 322, give their friends a stony stare
when asked what kind of a time they
Didn't Want to be Left.
A little old man with a large valise
created considerable excitement at the
depot this afternoon. When No. 7
arrived the mail car was uncoupled
and the train pulled up the track a
short distance, in order that the pay
car could be attached to the train. The
old man evidently thought the train
would not come back, so he made a
run and managed to get on the front
end of the baggage car. Seeing his
mistake, he jumped off the moving
train and after cutting several queer
antics, tumbled over, his valise, hat
and spectacles all flying in different
directions. He was assisted to his feet
by some bystanders and, after feeling
in his coat pocket to assure himself
that he had not broken a half pint
bottle, which was protruding from his
pocket, he gathered up his chattels
and boarded the train, which had by
this time backed down to the depot.
Kye Flacked by a Crane.
Johnny Simpson, a sixteen-year-old
boy of Tecumseh, came up from Pern,
Neb., last evening enroute to Omaha
to consult an oculist. YoungSimpson
went hunting Monday and his com
panion shot and wounded a sand hill
crane. Young Simpson ran to secure it
when the crane revived and plucked
him in the right eye almost severing
the member from its socket. The physi
cians at Peru thought that Dr. Gifford
of Omaha could save the eye. Ne
braska City Press.
Mew Spring Footwear.
From reliable makers. We are ready
with the newest fads and fancies in
footwear for men, women, young
women and children. There isn't an
unworthy shoe in the lot, and you are
not asked to pay one penny more than
is often charged for shoes not so good.
Wm. Herold & Son.
Supreme Court Decisions.
The supreme court yesterday made
the following decisions concerning
Cass county people:
Carter vs. Gibson. Appeal from Cass
county. Reversed and remanded.
Opinion by Commissioner llyan.
A judgment foreign to the issues
joined and for which there was no
prayer by the party in whose favor it
was rendered, must, upon appeal, be
reversed in the supreme court.
Manker vs. Sine. Error from Cass
county. Reversed. Opinion by Chief
The district court may on motion
and satisfactory proof that a judg
ment had been fully paid or satisfied
by the act of th parties thereto, order
it discharged and cancelled of record.
2. The plaintiff, against whom an
action of replevin judgment had been
rendered for the return of the proper
ty in dispute, or for the value thereof
in case it could not be returned, paid
the amount of costs assessed against
him, also the damage awarded
for the wrongful detention of the
property, and thereupon made a suf
ficient tender of said property to the
defendant. Held, a discharge of the
ilternative judgment and that satis
faction thereof should on his motion
be entereil of record.
Col. N. II. Parks of the Columbus
Telegram is having a hard seige of ill
An effort is being made to organize
a G. A. It. post at Harrison, Sioux
The brick work on Gosper county's
new court house at Ellwood is prac
The farmers are being roped in to
subscribe for stock in the new daily
paper at North Platte.
The Missouri river is having its
usual spring tantrum. At last re
ports it was rising at the rate of a
foot every six hours.
Hon. Loran Clark of Albion, who
was thought to be fatally injured, is
now at the Rattle C reek, Mich., san
itarium, and said to be slowly recover
ing. Gus R. Speice was elected mayor of
Columbus over John Wigeins by four
votes. Frank Wurdeman, for treas
urer, was the only republican elected.
W. II. Hurlbert of Osceola was
dragged over the dashboard by a frac
tious colt. His face was pushed in.
one eye seriously injured and a collee
tiou of his ribs broken.
Ten citizens of Clay Center have j
leased twenty-five acres of ground and
will engage in beet sugar culture in
order to lurnisn work lor the unem
ployed of the city.
The Stromsburg News has thrown
away its shoe peg and melon seed type
and is now appearing regularly with a
handsome dress of new type, with
many new editorial features worthy of
The Polk county republican conven
tion was opened with prayer,and after
the delegates bad been chosen and the
resolutions adopted the doxology was
sung and the convention dismissed
with the benediction.
The effects of the defunct Farmers'
and Drovers' bank at Rattle Creek
were sold at auction for $140. The
property comprised a complete bank
ing paraphernalia, including a burglar
proof safe with time lock.
Michael Matthews was standing on
the platform of a coach as the train
pulled into Rradish, Roone county,
when a strong guest of wind blew him
overboard." He landed on the
wrong end and broke an arm.
Chadron folks cling to the hope of a
sugar beet factory in the far distant
future. They are trying to encourage
the farmers to raise beets this year in
order to fully demonstrate that beets
can be had if a factory should come,
and are shaping things for another big
effort in 1897.
Gus King, a farmer boy living near
Union, cracked a whip around the
egs of Elmer Smith, telling him to
dance. He danced out a pocket knife
and slashed King to the thigh bone,
and now King is laid up for repairs,
Smith resting under a charge of as
sault with intent to do great bodily
Mattings 1 Mattings:!!
The ideal floor covering is growing
in popular favor more and more each
succeeding year. Fifty rolls just re
ceived at Wm. Herold & Son's that
will be sold at prices not to be dupli
cated this side of China or Japan.
Missouri Pacific will sell home-seekers'
tickets at the ratio of one fare
plus $2 for round trip, with stop-over
privileges to points in Iowa, Minnesota,
Wisconsin, North and South Dakota,
Arkansas, Indian Territory .Oklahoma,
Texas and Arizona. Dates of sale,
March 10, April 7 and 21st and May 5.
For further particulars call at Missouri
C. F. Stoutenborougii, Agent.
At our new spring capes, jackets,
wrappers, etc., discloses many a sty
lish garment that does not cost , as
much as you would guess.
Wm. Herold & Son.
PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE.
Dr. Marshall, Graduate DENT
IST, Fitzgerald block.
W. II. Hearing went up to the me
tropolis this afternoon.
Attorney T. R. Wilson of Ashland
was a court house visitor today.
Jno. A. Davies was a passenger on
No. 7 for Omaha this afternoon.
Hendee can sell bulk seeds at less
than half the price of packaev seeds.
Mrs. D. R. Smith and daughter. Eva,
were passenger for Omaha this after
noon. J. C. Peterson, the butcher, has
some genuine Early Ohio seed pota
toes for sale.
W. C. Renfer, of The Joubnal,
made a short business trip to Omaha
Frank Wooster, the barber, has re
moved his shop to the room under the
Wanted at once Girl 10 to 15
years old, to board and go to school.
Enquire at J. R Meisinger's store.
The R. & M. pay car came in this
morning on No. 4 and made the regu
lar monthly disbursement among the
Mrs. A. M. Wilcox returned to her
home at Omaha this afternoon, after
a visit in this city with her daughter,
Mrs. C. W. Green.
Bennett & Tutt, the grocers. are pre
pared to fill all orders for BULK and
PACKAGE GARDEN SEEDS at
prices to suit the times.
The celebrated Anheuser-Busch
Bock beer is now on tap at the Casino
and Riley Annex saloons. Call and
try a glass of the only genuine Bock
beer in the world.
Sixteen new applications for mem
bership were presented at the meet
ing of the Modern Woodman last
evening. This order now has over 150
members in Plattsmouth.
Democrats, don't forget the pri
maries Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.
It's the only chance you will have for
assisting in nominating the candidate
Mrs. Rozzilla Condon of 1'awnee
City is in the city, the guest of Mrs.
II. C McMaken. She will deliver an
address at the G. A. II. camp fire this
evening, and is a very pleasant
The rain of yesterday left the farm
lands in splendid condition for the
seeding and growing of small grain.
It was very general throughout the
state, and has put formers in a splen
Prof. De'AlIemand and Geo. Colvin,
accompanied the remains of the late
John Colvin from Arapahoe to this
city this morning. The former is
well known by old residents of Platts
mouth, having taught school here a
number of years ago.
District court has again been ad
journed until next Monday. Judge
Ramsey writes that the condition of
his brother-in-'aw. Dr. Waterman, is
still very bad. Court will have to
be adjourned at Nebraska City also. as
the date conflicts with the session here,
commencing next Monday.
Otto Wurl, who lias been for some
time manufacturing cigars on bis own
account over L. R. Egenberger's gro
cery, 310 Main street, today put the
first installment of his make on the
market. "The Cabinet," his five cent
cigar, and the "Imperial," a ten
center, "he especially commends to
smokers, and solicits a trial.
For the above occasions the R. & M.
will sell tickets to Tecumseh, April 12
and 13, for one fare for the round trip,
good to return until April 14. Also for
the republican state convention, to be
held at Omaha, April 15. Tickets will
be sold April 14 and 15, good to return
April 17, for one fare for the round
trip. w. L. Pickett, Agent.
For a clean, cool, sweet smoke FJor
de Pepprberg, Ruds and Rock'y are
superior to any other brands of cigars
in this western country.
J. Pe ppe u be no . Mf 'r.
Foit Sale A new set of "Encyclo
pedia Rrittanica," twenty-five vol
umes, black silk binding. Cost $50,
will sell for $35 cash. Call at II. D.
RAILROAD TIME TABLE
U.AM. II. K.
No. 2, dally 5:31, p. m.
No. 4. dally . 10:24, a. m.
No. 10, from Schuyler except Sunday. 11:65, a.m.
No. 12, dally 8:25, p. m.
No. 82, dally except Sunday 12:23. p.m.
No. 30, freight from Louisville 2:60, p. m
No. 20, dally.
...3:43, p. m.
..3:22. p. m.
. .4:00 p. m.
. .B:C5, p.m.
No. 3, dally
No. 8. daily
No. 7, fast mail, dally
No. 9, to Schuyler, except Sunday.
No. 11, dally
No. 29, freight to Louisville
M . P. K. R.
GOING NORTH: Leaves.
Passenger, No. 1 4:50 a. m.
No. 193 ..4:50p. m
Freight, No.127 (daily exc'ptSunday) 3;35 p. m.
Passenger, No. 2 lo:43 p. m.
No. 194 11:52 a. ro.
Freight, No. 126 (dailyexceptSunday) 9:35 a. m
Union and Lincoln accommodation, No 363,
arrives 12:55; departs, No. 364, 3:45 p. m.
O o o o o o o (
If you have tried one of Gkring
A Co.'s French Briar Pipes and a
Package of their Smoking To-
I bacco, you have enjoyed life, In
9 every sense of the word
? It's Solid Comfort . . .
T After having eaten a hearty
Y meal, to Smoke one -of these
X Pipes. The best brands of CI-
gars, Tobaccos and Smokers'
9 Articles always in stock. A 9
Trial will convince you q
I Gering & Co., Druggists,
Y PLATTSnOUTH, NEB.
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Uicycle Cilveii Avy
By Morgan, the Eeading Clothier, to
the most popular lady in Cass county.
Following is vote to date:
Maude Eaton, Plattsmouth 1150
Mabel Koberts.Plattsmouth ior.0
P.eesie Walker, Murray 6T0
Mrs. J. F. Barnes, Cedar Creek .. ..160
Alice Murray. Mynard 160
Ethel Perry, Mynard 130
From the Register.
Charles Heebner and wife are feel
ing very aristocratic this week, all on
nccount of being blessed with another
daughter, who appeared on the scene
Young Luther Hall is puttiug in 200
acres of small grain this spring and
will have 2S0 acres of corn.
Miss Emma Edwards opened school
Monday a few miles southwest of
town, and is boarding with her sister,
Mrs. J. D. McHride.
The Kearney bicycle factory is be
hind on its orders and will have to in-
creas its facilities at once.
It would only cost you $1.00 to send
the Weekly Joukn'al to a friend in
the east for a whole year.
A Kw Special For Itnrgaiu Hunter.
We have gathered up the odds and
ends, remnants, broken lots, etc., of
wash goods, lawns, dimities, laces and
embroideries, and price them so there
will be few or none left the next day.
Have you ever participated in these
values ? Wm. Herold & Sox.
No old seeds at
stock every season.
l he daughter ot a Montpener, t
couple is the only child ever known in
the United States to live whose weight
at birth was only one and one-half i
pounds. She is now four ears old. but
has not yet strength enough to walk.
Are buying shirt waists now, because
the prettiest of these lots cannot be
duplicated. The makers sold out the
season's production months ago. Those
who want style, quality, and are will-
ine to p,iy a fair price should inspect
our offerings. Wm. Hkkold & Son.
For Sal Clirap.
Five acres of land inside of the city
limits. Owner is desirous of remov
ing, on accout of ill health. Apply to'
Chas. Grimes, agent.
Thk Daily Journal, prints all the
local news. Delivered at vour house
for only ten cents a week.
' i seeds that will grow and get
them in bulk. Hendee sells them.
Try The Journal 10c per week.
KEPOltT OF THE CONDITION
BANK OF CASS COUNTY
At Plattsmouth, In the State of Ne
braska, at the Close of IIusIuhh,
March 28, 189G:
Loans and discounts $130,073 44
Overdrafts, secured and un
Due from National Banks,
Due from State Banks and
Bankincr House, furniture
and fixtures 13,829 52
Current expenses and taxes
paid 1,257 36
Other real estate 1,474 23
Checks and other cash items 305 01
Bills of other banks 2,220 00
Fractional paper currency,
nickels and cents T. 64 90
Specie 12,846 85
Legal-tender notes 4,315 00
Total, $181,391 35
Capital stock paid in $ 50,000 00
Surplus fund 5,000 00
Undivided profits 1.9S3 41
Individual deposits subject
to check 67,310 61
Demand certificates of de
posit 3,400 00
Time certificates of deposit. 48,697 33
Notes and bills re-discounted
Total $181,391 35
STATE OP NEBRASKA,
County of Cass. )
I, T. M. Patterson, assistant cashier
of the above-named bank, do solemnly
swear that the above statement is true
to the best of my knowledge and belief.
. T. M. PATTERSON, Ass't uasnier.
I Subscribed an1, sworn to beforo me
this 2nd day of April, 1896.
. Notary Public.
My commission expires June 28, 1901.
You often hear this remark.
In order to satisfy the Public Mind on this question,
F. J. Morgan J
...Plattsmouth's Leading Clothier,
Will offer a way to the solution.
For Every Dollar Received.....
By him, either for goods purchased, or on open
account, he will give a card, entitling the holder to
TEN VOTES on the question. The vote will be
published every day in the daily papers and every
week in the weekly papers, so you may know where
each contestant stands at any time. The voting
will close at 12 o'clock sharp, on July 4th, 1896, and
the lady receiving the highest nnmber of votes, will
IN ALL CASS COUNTY
AND WILL RECEIVE
grade.. Lady's Bieyele
. . . .With this object in view, we have taken extra pains
it selecting our Spring Line and you will find that we can
suit the most fastidious in....
Color, Pattern and Price.
All voting is to be done
Bicycle is on exhibition
T2nj3 ZLiead-inngf Clothier
...YOU MUST HAVE...
MONEY TO THROW AWAY
.... If you pay more than $47.50 for a GOOD
BICYCLE, or $71.25 for the VERY BEST.
Are World-Beaters. Come and See Them.
PRICE, - $50
PRICE, - $50
The Most Popular Lady g
at Bank of Cass County.
at the store of...
PRICE, - $75
To us Done at
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