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Vol. 21 No. 27
FRIDAY. JUL7 5. 1901
$1.00 per Year
ke3 is a fine tonic, and helps instead
our Kentucky Yellowstone
much good as a doctor's prescription. If you don't how good it is
call in and try it at
Phil Thierolf's Casino
Also agent for the Celebrated Anheuser-lJiisch St. Louis Beers.
The Lincoln News says: If Judge
Cornish's opinion stands the tet of
the higher court, tlx dead Imdy of
Edward 1. ("agney will repose where
it has lain for many years, in Mount
Calvary cemetery in this city, not
withstanding the demand of his moth
er. Mrs. Catherine McEntee, of Platts
mouth, and his brother and sister,
David and Marista McEntee, that it
be given to them for inlermeut in
The decision was given verbally at
11 o'clock Wednesday morning. The
..uit was one in injunction brought by
thp(';iNs county relatives to restrain
Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald, an aunt, and
Bishop lionacum from Interfering with
them in the removal of the body.
The court deplored the fact that
the effort of tlie mother and other
near relatives was resisted by those in
whose custody the Uidy had teen. and
expressed the lelief that if 'atrney
were conscious of what was going on
here he would say that he would rest
better if the wishes of his mother,
whose footsteps now totter toward
the grave, were complied with in ef
fect stating that Mr.-.. Fitzgerald
ought to tind out if the mother really
desired her boy's remains to lie lieside.
hers when she goes to her eternal rest
and if she does to grant her that re
quest. It had leen maintained, here
tofore, it may e explained, that the
sister was the really active party in
the controversy, and that she was
actuated by a dislike of the Fitz
geralds. Yet the court said the law and logic
dictated that he should eny the in
junction and hold that the ixidy should
remain where it is. He was moved to
this determination by the Tact that
the testimony disclosed that the. ex
pressed wish of the deceased was that
he should I buried in the Fitzgerald
kit. There was no denial of this by
the other sidf, save a disposition in
the argument to disbelieve that such
wish was expressed. The fact, how
ever, said the court, that the deceased
bad willed all of his property to Mrs.
Fitzgerald, a wealthy woman, and ex
cluded his near relatives, compara
tively poor, would seem to corroborate
Hurrah for Fourth of July !
and Morgan's tine line of Boys' and Children handsome Clothing.
This is what the boys are shouting now-n-dnj's. We are giving a ball,
n bat and a catchini; mit with each suit. They will not last long, so
you had better not delay.
TME LEADING CLOTH I BR.
502 Main Street, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
Is cheapest in the end. Poor
whiskey is not only disagree
able to the taste, but un
doubtedly injurious to the
stomach. A little good whis-
of harming. Such a whiskey as
for instance, will do you just as
the contention that it was his wish
to lie buried in the lot of the family
with whom he had lived for many
years, and which was in hislatcr years
home to lorn As a trial judge, how
ever strong his sympathies with the
aged mother might le, he eould do no
other than follow what seemed to lie
the last wish of the dead man.
For sale or exchange for eastern
Nebraska lands. 25 ranches; all sizes.
B. B. Windham,
On Iecember 12. 1900, 11 A. Young,
of Cass county, Neb , bought in .South
Omaha, forty-eight head of branded
Colorado steers that appeared to he
ShTTrtrmrn tmrdes. They -were weighed
out of the yards at 875 pounds average.
They were put into the feed yards and
had their choice of alfalfa hay in
one rack and clover and timothy in
another, and all the shelled corn they
wanted after they wer got on full
feed by the usual careful methods. On
June 27th these cattle were returned
to the South Omaha market, and
weighed out to packers at 1,322 pounds
average, a gain of 447 pounds. These
cattle ate alfalfa in preference to all
other feeds. They had no salt in cold
weather, and no condiments or stock
ftods at any time. Thejr made their
feeder lifty cents per bushel for all
the corn they ate, and paid $300 on
the hay bill, and there are 120 head of
fat hogs in the feet lot to be marketed
the first cool period. Nebraska Far
mer. June Mortgage Record.
Recorder Hay's hooks show that
during the month of June there were
filed in farm mortgages seventeen in
struments and twenty-one releases,
while in town and city mortgages
eighteen instruments were filed, and
eight releases, involving the following
FA K M TKOPEKTY.
Assessments Equalized. I
Plattsmouth, June 11, 1901. Board :
met as a board of equalization. All
members present. I
Upon a report of the county clerk
that the valuation of Cass county as
returned by the assessors for the year
1901 was ,675,505.32, the board pro-
ceeded to adjust and equalize the sev
eral classes of property as follows:
Ileal estate assessed by the board:
Se se 2 -12-10, 40 acres S3to
Lot 12. Mock 87. Plattsmouth city So
Board examined complaints on as
sessments and adjusting them as fol
C. Neff. personal, reduced to $ 100
T. E. Parmele " " 350
Lot 8. block 17, " " 100
Lot 3 block . " 700
W30 ft 2 " " 300
Lot 7. blk 3, " " 225
Lot 10. blk 18. " 2 5
Lots t-9. blk 31. " " 200
Lots 1-2-3. blk 14. " " 150
Lots 4-5-, blk 89. " 00
Lots 4-5-6. blk a. While's ad. red. to . CO
K24f t lot 12, blk 29. reduced to 1.700
Pt lots 8-S-IO. blk 31. " to 1.800
Lots 4-5-. blk 93. " to 0
Lot 12. blk 30. " to 1.500
E'i lot 11. blk 30. " to 350
E'A 9. all 10. blk 27. " to 3,000
O. P. Bailey sr.. personal 1.000
Lots 2 to & blk 3. Townsend's ad 35
Lots B-9-10. blk 3. Brown's sub-div 40
Lot 3. blk 5") 80
Lot 1 blk 1. Donelan's ad 2o
Miss Buelah Eicon's personal stricken
Lot 1. 1.1 60 sun
C Barlr. personal 50
84S ft 1 2. bl3C 750
Lot 7. bl 37 2iw
KH 2. bl 36 300
in-M-12. iilis 250
Lot 1. 1.1 41 100
Lot U. bl 55 250
Pt 4. all bl3C 425
Lots 1-2-1 bl 22 tu fee's ad K0
Lots 7 to 12. b!22 " 125
Lot 3-4. bl 3. V & H ad 15
X70 ft 11 12.bl36 an
Lot 14. bl 49 100
Sub-lot 6-12-13 14. bl 32 400
Lot 12. bl 33 75
EH 2. bl 33 30J
Lots 3-, 24-12-13
Lots 1 to 10. bl 17 So Park
Lots 7 to 12. bl 19 -
Lots ltoti and to 10, bl So Park
Lots 1 and 3 toll. b 21. '
Lous 7 to 10. bl 22. "
Lots 1 to and 10 to 12. bl 25 So Park...
I1 1 2. bl 26 " ...
L Jts 10 to 12, bl 2s.
Lots 5 to h. bl 11
2. So Part
Lot lu.bl 9. So. Park
Lots 10 to 18. bl 12. So Park
Lots I to 6 and 9 to 12"
Block 15. "
LoU 16-31-31. 24-12-13 "
5S lot 5. Dove's ad
Lot 6. Porter Place
Lot 8, 2s 12 13 150
W4 sw 36-12-11 600
Lot 5. 14-12-11 700
So 3-12-13 1.2 0
Sw 3-12-13 1.100
Se 3 -12-13 1.100
WS nw 10-12-13 500
Lot 6 nw 22-13-13 25
Nw 1 12-13 950
Lot 7, block 3 Murdock.
Lot 21. " 13
Lots 2 3 "7
Sw ne li 10-12
Lots 3-4-5 bl 6. So Park. .
W'S nmhi 5-10-9
EQUALIZATION OF PRECINCTS.
Tipton 3 per cent, lower.
Greenwood, no change.
Salt Creek 3 per cent lower.
Stove Creek 4 per cent lower.
"ElmwotKl, 6 per cent raise.
South Bend, 2 per cent lower.
Weeping Water, 2 per cent lower.
Center, 3 per cent lower.
Louisville, 3 per cent raise.
A voca, per cent raise.
Mt. Pleasant, 2 per cent lower.
Eight Mile Grove, 4 per cent lower.
Nehawka, 3 per cent raise.
Li!crty. (i per cent raise.
Rock Bluffs, no change.
Plat tsmouth, 8 per cent raise,
second ward Plattsmouth, 5 per
Third ward Plattsmouth, 5 per cent
On this 1st day of July, 1901, all
members of the board being present,
a recapitulation of the valuation for
the year 1901 shows the total valuation
of the county 4,fi(8,910.32.
Tlie following levies were ordered
Brldjre !.""!."!!!!! 4
County road 3
Court house bond o
Plattsiuoutlt precinct 3
Louisville precinct 5
School district No. 17 bond 3
" ai - o
The levy for school purposes for
school District No. 1 was placed at 20
mills on the dollar valuation.
Cold stuff for warm weather. The
fine, clear blocks of ice you can get
from McMaken, the ice man. Buy a
book, and save money on your ice bills.
I'hotos at Reedy 's $1.25 and up.
Dr. W. B. Elster, Dentist, Water
Don't forget: Keedy takes photos
- ! Balky watches made to work by Me
j Elwain, the jeweler.
; Cass county corn is on the boom,and
most of the farmers are laying it by
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Northcutt, of
Omaha, spent the 4th in the city, the
guests of relatives.
Tne high wind preceeding the storm
last evening put a kink in the iron flag
staff at Garfield park.
Mrs. Fred L. Battell and baby, of
Chicago, are here for a visit with
Grandpa Judge Chapman.
Keedy s studio is tne only one in
Plattsmouth turning out the new finis!
platinum water color phot.
We call for and repair all kinds of
furniture. Call us up. Our telephone
is 137. Sattler Furniture Co.
Every democrat in the county can
get new subscribers to the Journal if
but a.sks his neighl)ors about it.
Mrs. II. L. Oldham and daughter
Polly, of Murray, were in attendance
at the band concert on Tuesday even
When you get warmed up nicely, just
call up P.atts. Tel. 72-73. Neb. 72, and
get bl.K'k of COLI ICE just the
Chas. W. McKetrick, late foreman
in the Journal office, and his brother
William, left the city for Omaha on
You are looking for a Phoenix &
Northern tire policy. A. W. White
will write it. He is sole agent for
Ed Mann has gone u St. Joseph,
Mo , where he expects to go to work
in the supply department of the Bur
The B. & M. band returned this
morning from Lincoln, where they
furnished music for the Enginemen's
The Turning class of the Tlatts-
mouth Turnverein gave an exhibition
drill at Glenwood. for the benefit of
the picnic celebration there.
Who says Captain Archer would bet
ter change the name of his ball team,
and call them the Lambs? They have
been lammed quite badly of late.
Master Paul Morgan was the victim
of the usual 4th of July accident, and
is nursing a sore hand as a reminder
of tlie glorious Independence day.
If there is one store in Plattsmouth
that makes you want to buy every
thing they have it's that of the Sattler
Furniture Co. tlie hie store on Sixth
Flor de Aya, Bed Axe, Acorns ask
for one of these brands when you want
a smoke, and learn for yourself that
the cigars of Ptak & Bajeck are equal
Mrs. E K. Pirmele expects to leave
on Monday for California, where she
will make an extended visit with a
sister whom she has not seen for many
J. N. Howland, who is now in the
employ of the B. & M. as a machinist
at Ieadwod, has been in town during
the past week visiting with relatives
Ion't forget that Ptak & Bajeck are
manufacturers of several lines of fine
cigars, which have just teen put upon
the market. Try them for a tine,
Elegant? Well, I should say: That's
what every one says of the line of
baby carriages, go-carts and sleepers
at the Sattler Furniture Co.'s big
store on Sixtli street.
The Tigers ball club went to Have
lack on the 4th, where they met a club
from that place. The game resulted
in a score of 17 to 0 in favor of Have
lock in a five inning game.
The heavy wind which accompanied
the rainstorm Monday evening played
havoc with the electric light wires
around town, and many people were
were without lights on that night.
L. E. Myers, an old-time resident of
Plattsmouth and formerly in the drug
business at Cedar Creek, was in town
during the week renewing acquaint
ance with his Plattsmouth friends.
The funeral of Vera Salvage, a six-year-old
child, who died on Monday at
her home in the Union block, was held
from the Methodist church Tuesday
afternoon, interment was at Oak
A train of coaches came into Lin
coln from the west this morning from
which every window on one side was
demolished, the paint beaten off and
the roofs battered by a hailstorm
through which it had passed last even.
Gering & Go's Bargains
Twenty-four Sheets of Paper
Twenty-four Envelopes, 5c
Two Hundred Best Matches, 1c
Ice Cream Soda "Water, 5 Cts.
Our Famous Birch Beer, 5 Cts.
Mr. and Mrs George Koehnke have
returned from their wedding trip to
Hay Springs and Black Hills points,
and will go to housekeeping, residing
at the corner of Fourth and Locust
The young ladies of St. Agnes guild
of St. Luke's Episcopal church served
icecream in the corner room in Union
block during the band concert Tues
day evening, and netted a neat sum
for their treasury.
Get your photos taken at Keedy's
studio and get a chance on a 2ux30 por
trait painted in oil. We paint the
picture from life or photo. Also one
platinum water color panel witli each
dozen cabinet photos.
The Ebinger Hardware company is
sole local agent for the Peerless cream
separator, tlie best in the market for
quick and thorough work. Examine
the apparatus at the store, Main
The platinum water color photos so
closely resemble a miniature portrait
in water colors that it is almost impos
sible to denote the difference. This
work can only be secured at Keedv's
studio on Main street.
Lr. Geo. II. Gilmore was in town
Tuesday night in the interests of the
4th of J uly celebration at Murray, and
extended special invitations to many
of our citizens to attend, which were
quite generally accepted.
Save ice and money by buying the
world famous Challenge Iceberg Re
frigerators. There are others, but
none equal to this one sold and war
ranted by the Sattler Furniture Co.,
the big store on 6th. street.
The shelving on the east side of Ar
thur Helps' store gave way from a sud
den and severe gust of wind yesterday
evening, and precipitated the contents
to the floor. The shelves were loaded
with books, which were very thor
The B. & M. oand rendered one of
their popular open air concerts on
Main street between Fifth and Sixth
on Tuesday evening, and a large and
appreciative crowd was out to hear
the music. The programme that was
arranged for last Sunday afternoon's
concert was rendered.
Sheriff Wheeler has sent out hun
dreds of postals to officials all over the
west, offering 50 reward and giving
acompletedescription of C. E. Holmes,
the escaped brass thief, but thus far
has heard nothing. He has every con
fidence, however, that he will be ap
prehended before long.
I'eddlers-dolng business in Nebraska
now, other man tnose selling iruit
trees, and products of their own man
ufacture, will have to secure a license
to do business from the county clerk.
The walking peddler will be taxed in
each county $2o per j'ear, a one-horse
rig 50, two horses $73 and four horses
Thomas Whalen, an old-time Platts
mouth boy, now In the employ of the
Union Pacific at Cheyenne, Wyo., came
in .Honaay evening. iom was re
cently elected a delegate to the Boil
ermaker's convention at Buffalo, N.
Y., and left for that place Tuesday.
He reports that Frank Green, who is
also employed at that place, Is doing
The body of Edna Jordan, tlie young
woman who committed suicide at Om
aha Saturday night by jumping into
the Missouri river from the steamboat
Henrietta, was found Wednesday
night at a point just above the mouth
of the Platte river. The remains
were taken to Omaha, and the funeral
held yesterday afternoon.
single roll, 4c
The much advertised bull fight was
the feature of the celebration at South
Omaha yesterday. While the amphi
theatre will seat about 8,00ij ieople.
only about 2,000 persons witnessed
tlie first public performance. There
was a parade of Mexicans, headed by
a band, at 1 o'clock, but even this did
not draw the crowd that wasexpected.
Neither the men nor the bulls was in
jured. The increase in the building line in
and out of town Is well evidenced by
the fact that the Brick and Terra.
Cotta works, which had been closed
down for years, were ojiened up this
spring, and is now turning out well
burned brick at the rate of 60,000 per
week. It takes a force of twenty men,
under the management of Walter J.
White, to do the work.
The Lincoln News says: Secretary
Royse, of the state banking board, on
Monday issued a cliarter to the bank
of Holbrook. The capital is placed at
$o,ooo. J. M. Iatterson is president,
II. G. Miller vice president, S. C. Pat
terson cashier, and S. M. Patterson
assistant cashier. The latter was dep
uty state treasurer during the term of
The old settlers will hold a reunion
this year at Union, the date set for it
being Friday and Saturday, August 30
and 31. This is when people of all
occupations, who enjoy an outing, can
come together and, throwing off the
cares of the present, dwell upon the
reminiscent past, and renewing old,
form new acquaintances among the
home-builders of tlie count' and
mucli good results.
Never in the city's history have the
shade and ornamental trees on the
residence grounds and parks acd lin
ing the streets of the city presented
such a beautiful appearance as they do
at this time, and the sight ought to be
an inspiration to lead every home and
lot owner to plant more trees, to the
end that every street shall soon 1-
bordered by rows of shade trees. And,
by way of suggestion, in the judgment
of experts the hackberry, while not a
rapid grower, when properly trimmed,
makes about the most satisfactory
shade tree that grows.
M. D. Polk was down from the Black
Hills last Friday. He is just now
enjoying an experience that sooner or
later falls to the lot of the average
newspaper man. Several months ago,
in company with a resident of the
hills, he launched the Black Hills
World, a daily paper, at Lead City,
which flourished in the manner usual
with new ventures in the newspaper
line, until the sheriff swooped down
upon them and gathered in the plant,
good will, etc., to satisfy a judgment
against Milt's partnei. Pending the
sale of the property the publication
has been discontinued.
Messrs. Chas. T. Dabb. Fred. II.
Black and George B. Mann returned
on Sunday evening from a trip up the
Missouri river to Henton, Iowa. The
old river is making a few changes in
its course up there, is a very wild and
turbulent stream at present, cutting
away its banks and doing much dam
age to adjoining farms. The strong
wind on Sunday rendered the trip very
disagreeable, but in the evening, when
the wind had gone down somewhat
the run home was made In the main
current of the stream in about an
hour. The trip was made in the gaso
line stern-wheel boat "Sunset," and
the craft worked very satisfactory.
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