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NOTE: from great granddaughter, Paula Harris Wolkerstorfer
Creed and Margie were married on April 8, 1891 in Marion, Virginia. So, if you add 60 years to 1891 you get 1951. The article is a clipping but on the back is a partial identification of the newspaper that suggests it might be from the Plattsmouth Journal.

Mr. & Mrs. Crede Harris Note 60th Anniversary

One of the outstanding events of the Spring season was held last Sunday afternoon, April 8, from 2 to 5 o'clock at the Baptist church honoring Mr. and Mrs. Crede Harris on their 60th wedding anniversary. In spite of a disagreeable day and muddy roads, one hundred and fifty relatives and friends were present to congratulate this highly esteemed couple.

The large serving table was covered with a beautiful linen cloth, and was centered with a very attractive, large wedding cake which was circled with sweet peas at its base and the cake was decorated with frosted sweet peas. White tapers were on each side of the cake. Beautiful potted plants and many colorful bouquets were placed gracefully around the dining room and reception room.

Refreshments of servings of ice cream with a small "60" in the center, was [sic] served with the cake, nuts and coffee. The ladies of the church served the refreshments.

The record of an invalid daugher's voice who lives in San Jose, California, was appreciated very much by the family. This daughter is Mrs. Ella Schrader. Other members of the family are: Vance, who is stationed in Iceland, J. C. Harris of Seattle, Washington (is coming later in the week to visit his parents). Present were Donald Harris and family of St. Joseph, Missouri, Mrs. Vance Harris and four children of Omaha, Enid Morris of Weeping Water, Mary Little of Omaha, Mr. and Mrs. Hall Pollard and son James of Nehawka, and Miss Delores Hild of Plattsmouth, Mrs. Margie Newman and two daughters of Albion, Nebraska, Mr. and Mrs. Fulton Harris of Plattsmouth, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Stone, two sons and daughters of Weeping Water, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Harris of Union, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Faris, Mr. and Mrs. Durward Jay and two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Anderson, all of Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. Randall Faris and two children. Other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Dill and three children of Lyons, Nebraska, Mrs. Ernest James of Sioux City, Iowa, and Mrs. J. K. Rose, Lyons, Nebraska. There were other guests from Plattsmouth, Nehawka, Nebraska City, Lincoln, Murray, Avoca Weeping Water, Syracuse, Omaha, ???, Iowa and Leavenworth, Kansas.



GROVER CLEVELAND DEAD.

Wednesday forenoon dispatches from Princeton, N. J., announced that Ex-President Grover Cleveland died at 8:40 Wednesday morning at his home in that city, the cause of his death being heart failure super-induced by stomach and kidney ailments from which he had suffered for a number of years. His age was 71 years, 3 months and 5 days.



Plattsmouth Journal, Saturday, May 3, 1952

CEDAR CREEK CHURCH FOUNDED 50 YEARS AGO

A double anniversary of the Presbyterian church at Cedar Creek is slated for Sunday, May 4. The church will observe the anniversary of its founding, and also the anniversary of its organization as a Presbyterian church.

Special services will be conducted at 11 o'clock Sunday morning. A covered dish fellowship luncheon will be held at noon following the special service.

The church was founded April 24, 1902 as a Union church but on May 2 1915, was organized as a Presbyterian congregation. The anniversary will be the 50th of the founding and 37th as Presbyterian.

Friends of the church are invited to participate.



Plattsmouth Journal, May 1952 (written in pencil at top of article)

REMEMBER WAR DEAD, LEGION COMMANDER ASKS

Members of the American Legion were urged to be among the first to put on memorial poppies on Poppy Day next Saturday in a message issued today by Gene Krings, Commander of the Plattsmouth Legion Post.
          Reminding the veterans that the poppy is a symbol of remembrance for their fallen comrades, and provides very real aid for the disabled and needy children of veterans, Commander Krings said:
          "We all remember those comrades of ours who gave their lives for America so on Poppy Day let us be among the first to put on their memorial flower. Wearing a poppy is a little thing to do but it has big meaning. It means that we honor and are grateful to those who gave their all that America might remain a free land. We who returned safely from war service most certainly owe this symbolic gesture to those who did not come back."



Roundup Cattle After Accident North of Union

          an old-time western roungup continued north of Union this afternoon for 29 head of cattle which strayed after being thrown from a semi-trailer truck which went out of control early Thursday morning.
          Deputy Sheriff Charles Land said this morning that the 29 head of cattle were roaming in a two mile area of the wreckage after the truck, driven by R. E. Drake of Humboldt, apparently went out of control.
          The truck was extensively damaged.



Swatek Shows Rapid Recovery
          W. A. Swatek, local hardware dealer, who has been a patient at the St. Joseph hospital in Omaha the past ten days, is reported as being greatly improved. He has suffered from a sinus infection but is so much better that it is hoped he can return home at the week end.


Plattsmouth Journal, Thursday, March 20th, 1952


EVERS NOTES 32ND YEAR AS MASONIC HOME SUPERVISOR

     William "Bill" Evers, superintendent of the Nebraska Masonic Home at Plattsmouth, received recognition from employees at the home Tuesday, in recognition of his 32 years of service at the home.
      In honor of Mr. Evers' service, employees at the home presented Mr. and Mrs. Evers with a basket of flowers. They also received a lazy-susan dish from infirmary employees. Evers was named superintendent of the home in 1920.
     Active in Masonic affairs, he has been a past master, past high priest and past commander of Plattsmouth Lodge No. 6, A.F. & A.M., Royal Arch Masons and Knights Templar at Plattsmouth and a past patron of the Eastern Star. He has also held offices in the Grand Lodge of Nebraska.



Mrs. Nickel used a rawhide across the face of a man named Sherman, at Omaha last week. Sherman had indulged in slanderous reporst about Mrs. Nickel, and she took this method of punshing him.

We learn from Stephen Hobson, Esq., that a Christmas Tree will be exhibited at the Mt. Pleasant M. E. Church on Christmas evening.

A statement from Mr. Tomlin, assignee of J.A. Ware, of Nebraska City, shows an excess of over $24,000 after deducting all Mr. Ware's liabilites.

The annual election of officers of Plattsmouth Lodge No. 6, A.F. & A.M. took place last evening, and resulted as follows:
Jacob Vallery, Jr., - W.M.
M.B.Murphy - Sen. W.
F.E. White - Jr. W.
E.T. Duke - Treas.
A. d'Allemand - Sec.

     Dr. Marvin, of Nebraska, was arrested in this city last Sunday by Sheriff Johnson, assisted by Sheriff Grebe, of Omaha. The doctor is charged with having caused the death of a girl from Wood River, Nebraska, while attempting to produce an abortion.
     The Omaha papers are quite severe on Marvin, and claim that he left there with the intention of fleeing from justice. Marvin denies and such intention, and asks that the judgement of the public be suspended until the whole of the facts are produced.
     He claims that the girl had taken medicine before he was called, and that he did nothing more than assist in a result which was already inevitable. We await the result of any investigation before expressing any opinion.

THE MARVIN CASE

     The Omaha papers contain the evidence before the Coroner's jury in the above case, which shows beyond doubt that Marvin produced the abortion, and that the girl, whose name was Eliza Oliver, came to her death in consequence thereof.
      It also appears that a man named Sam. Boyd was interested in her case, and spoke of her to parties as his wife. The verdict of the Coroner's jury was that "the said Eliza Oliver came to her death from the effects of an abortion, and that such abortion was produced by Geo. W. Marvin"
     Dr. Martin was confirmed in jail after being arrested here and his preliminary examination was fixed for today.

      Marshall has those new Yale lock boxes in place now, and the rush for them is lively. If you want one in a good location you should speak quick. The office has been rearranged, with boxes on each side and a dozen extra large drawers added with Yale locks, besides the patent boxes.
      Cap. is bound to keep the Plattsmouth P.O. up to the times. -- The first time we ever saw Marshall's beaming countenance it was behind a couple dozen of rude boxes in the little room now occupied by Dr. G.H. Black, where he dispensed the honors of the Plattsmouth P.O. with the same pleasant smile as the present.
      He has attended closely to the wants of the people, and there is probably no man in the State who has given such general satisfaction in a public office as has Capt. J.W. Marshall.

PLATTSMOUTH NEWS-HERALD Thursday, Dec 21, 1871



GREAT-GRANDMOTHER IS PLEASED.

      At the farm home of Adam Kaffenberger, the stork left a small bundle this morning, which contained the daintiest little girl baby imaginable, a present for the fond parents, who are greatly elated over the arrival.
      Not alone are the parents pleased, but Grandma Tritsch, and if you could see the happy smile that lights up the face of Great-Grandmother Wehrbein, you would know the little one was bringing joy all along the line.
PLATTSMOUTH JOURNAL, July 19, 1917



Plattsmouth Journal, Thursday, May 16, 1918 KEEFER-OLIN NUPTIALS

      The marriage of Miss Virgia Pearl Keefer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christley Keefer of Alvo, to Mr. Roy Olin Cole, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Cole, of Mynard, took place at the Alvo Methodist Episcopal Church at 8 o'clock Thursday evening in the presence of about 100 guests. The church was beautifully decorated with spring flowers. Messrs. Herbert Prouty, Alvin Cashner, LaVerne Stone and Boyd Edwards, acted as ushers.
      Immediately before the entrance of the bridal party, Miss Lois Keefer, sister of the bride, accompanied by Mrs. Dale S. Boyles, sang "At Dawning" by Cadman, and "O Promise Me" by De Kovern. As Lohengrin's Wedding March was being played by Mrs. Dale S. Boyles, Mr. Cole entered accompanied by his best man, Carl D. Ganz, and Rev. C.E. Connell.
      Preceded by little Donald Keefer, brother of the bride, who carried the ring in a lilly, came the bridesmaid, Miss Flora Boyles, in embroidered pink crepe do chine and carrying Ophelia roses. Last to come was the bride.
      Her gown was of white georgette crepe and she wore a veil of plain tulle which was confined to the head by lilies-of-the-valley. Her shower bouquet was of white roses and (looks like) swansonia. Rev. Connell then read the impressive ring ceremony of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mendelsohn's wedding party was played while the bridal part left the church.
      A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents immediately following the ceremony, in the receiving line were Mr. and Mrs. Christley Keefer, Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Roy O. Cole, Carl D. Ganz, and Miss Flora Boyles. Miss Lois Keefer directed the guests to the dining room which was decorated in pink and white sweet peas. Assisting were the Misses Opal Cole, Clara Dickerson, and Maria(?) Prouty.
      Mrs. Cole is a graduate of the Nebraska Wesleyan Conservatory of Music and has taught piano and public school music since here (sic) graduation. Mr. Cole is a farmer residing near Mynard. After an extended trip in the east, Mr. and Mrs. Cole will be at home on their farm near Mynard.
      Among the out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Cole, parents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wiles, all of near Plattsmouth. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Skiles and family, David City, Mrs. Sam Cashner and Alvin Cashner, University Place, Lyle Stone, Color., Mr. and Mrs. Will Cook and family of Elmwood.



Children Births and Deaths, 1917-1918

The Plattsmouth Semi-Weekly Journal

May 21, 1917 (Monday)

      Word was received in Elmwood the latter part of last week by friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Slothower of Lincoln, that they were parents of a fine bouncing baby boy. They have the congratulations of all here. Mrs. Slothower is a daugther of Mr. and Mrs. A. Wallinger.

      Mr. and Mrs. E. McCowan are the proud parents of a bouncing baby boy which arrived Monday night.

      Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carper are mourning the death of their infant son, who died Monday night at 10 o'clock at the age of 1 month and 4 days. Short funeral services were held at the home Tuesday afternoon and the little body was laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery north of town. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the entire community in their hours of sorrow.

May 28, 1917 (Monday)

      (Nehawka) The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank McConnell died last Friday night after a short illness. Funeral was held at the U.B. church Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. W.S. Lynde. The body was laid to rest in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery.

June 4, 1917 (Monday)

      (Louisville) Dr. Worthman reports the arrival of a fine baby boy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Group Wednesday, May 30.

June 13, 1917

      (Louisville) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roman Meier Wednesday, June 6.

      (Elmwood) On Tuesday of last week, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Uhley at Alvo, Neb. Bother mother and baby are doing nicely and the parents are receiving congratulations from their many friends.

June 18, 1917

      (Louisville) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Buckman are happy over the arrival of a fine baby girl at their home on Tuesday, June 12, 1917. The (Louisville) Courier extends congratulations.

July 12, 1917 (Monday

      Dr. E.H. Worthman reports the arrival of a fine baby boy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Satterfield, north of Louisville, in Sarpy County.

      After a lingering illness, Keithly, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hoback, was called to the great beyond last Friday evening at 9 o'clock. He was born March 25, and had been ill practically all the time up to his death.

July 16, 1917 (Monday)

      On the seventh day of the seventh month of 1917, the stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sheehan and left a fine young daughter.

August 20, 1917 (Monday)

      (Union) A fine ten-pound baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ben Roddy Tuesday. Mother and baby are getting along nicely.

      On last Sunday, a little baby girl came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roll Miller. The little lady and mother are getting along nicely and congratulations are extended to the happy parents.

September 24, 1917 (Monday)

      (Louisville) Born Sunday, Sept. 16, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Krecklow, a boy.

      (Louisville) Born, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Whitaker, a girl.

      (Eagle) Jesse Westlake is the proud father of an 11 and a half pound boy which arrived at his home on the 14th inst.

      (Eagle) A fine girl arrived at the home of Bert Dopp on the 11th inst. The young lady proposes to remain indefinitely to cheer the home of her happy parents.

      (Eagle) Charlie Trimble is jubilating over the arrival of a fine boy at his home on the 16th. Mother and child doing well, but Charlie is said to be beside himself.

      (Weeping Water) Word has been received here of the birth of a 10 pound boy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.I. Maddox, at Oconto.

October 1, 1917 (Monday)

      (Elmwood) A boy was born on Saturday, September 22, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Colbert.

      (Elmwood) A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lodge Caygill on Wednesday, September 26, 1917.

      (Louisville) A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Kelly, of Cedar Creek, Monday, September 24, 1917.

      (Louisville) Mr. and Mrs. Riley Watkins are receiving the congratulations of their friends upon the birth of a fine boy Sunday, September 23, 1917.

      (Weeping Water) The stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus Winther Saturday, September 22nd, and left a fine baby girl.

November 19, 1917 (Monday)

      (Elmwood) On Wednesday, a fine girl baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray D. Fentiman. Both mother and baby are doing nicely and the happy parents have the congratulations of the Leader-Echo and their many friends.

February 11, 1918

      (Eagle) Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ira E. Morgan, on Saturday morning, a girl. The parents are receiving the congratulations of friends.

      (Union) A bouncing baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Ausburn last Thursday. Mother and babe are doing well.

February 28, 1918 (Thursday)

      (Alvo) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Lewis, Feb. 22, 1918, a son. March 18, 1918 (Monday)

      (Eagle) A new boy has arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wall. The youngster has an inclination to make his residence permanent.

      (Eagle) The twin boys which arrived last week to enliven the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gardner, have been named Clarence Vernon and Clyde Allen. Several ladies tendered a shower in honor of the new arrivals, for which the happy parents return grateful thanks.

      (Louisville) Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles II Lau, Jr., Saturday, February 23, a boy; to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ossenkop Friday, March 1, a boy; to Mr. and Mrs. William Hennings, on Friday, March 8, a boy.

      (Nehawka) A girl baby came to Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Giles Saturday, March 9th, weighing 8 and a quarter pounds. They have named the little Miss Louis Ernestine, which is real pretty, don't you think?

      (Nehawka) Omar/Oscar Schlichtemler announces a boy baby was born to them Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha. This gives them a pair of boys.

May 16, 1918 (Thursday)

      Last Thursday, the stork visited Mr. and Mrs. Will Schewe and left with them a baby boy. Mother and son are doing nicely and Will, well, he'll survive.



Plattsmouth Journal, Monday, May 28, 1917

      (Weeping Water) The farmers east of town are having a corn planting bee today and are planting the corn for their neighbor, T.H. McGill, who has been sick and unable to get his crop planted.

Plattsmouth Journal, Thursday, August 9, 1918

      STRAYED. From my farm at Mynard, one male hog, weighing about 300 pounds. Phone R.L. Propst, No. 548, who will call and pay all damages.

Plattsmouth Journal, August 27, 1917

      Wm. Baldwin, who is farming on the Ida Applegate place, came in town Tuesday with some of the best stalks of corn we have seen. He has three stalks which contained in all twelve ears and shoots. This corn was planted June 26th.

Plattsmouth Journal, Thursday, September 27, 1917

      WILL RAISE SOME WHEAT
From Tuesday's Daily.
      Robert L. Propst departed this morning for Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa, where his is looking after some business in the line of purchasing a new threshing outfit, and enginge, for his son Thayer Propst of Ralston. Mr. Thayer Propst has been running a small machine during this season, and has seen the need of a larger one, which he will run next summer in connection with his business at Ralston.

      Mr. Robert Propst, while waiting for the train, said the he liked the rain, for he was just getting into the seeding of his wheat for the next year, and that he was putting in one hundred acres. Mr. Propst evidently believes in putting in enough wheat that we may have what we want for our use and to feed our friends as well.

Plattsmouth Journal, Monday, October 8, 1917

      The picture of one of the largest ears of corn ever seen in Nebraska appeared in the Omaha Sunday Bee. It was raised on the H.P. Sturm farm near Nehawka and was taken to Omaha by F.P. Sheldon of Nehawka. The ear was fifteen inches long, weighed two and a half pounds and had eighteen rows of kernels. Can anyone beat that?

Plattsmouth Journal, Monday, June 17, 1918

      GREAT DEMAND FOR CHERRIES
      From Saturday's Daily. John R. Beeson, who has the cherry orchard, south of this city, and where he will sell this year more than two hundred bushels of this delicious fruit, says that he will be unable to supply one-half of the amount of cherries which the people are calling on him for cherries.
      John has about two hundred and fifty trees, which are pretty well filled with the fruit, but even then he is not able to near fill the demand.



Plattsmouth Journal April 1918

WERE BOTH SEVERELY WOUNDED IN BATTLE OF SHILO

More Than Fifty Years Have Now Elasped, but the Recollection is Fresh in Their Minds.

From Monday's Daily.

      Yesterday, the writer dropped into the Burlington station just before the afternoon train went east to see what the traveling public was doing, and found two of our dear old friends there telling of the time which has long since passed of the battle of Pittsburg Landing and of Shiloh, which were fought fifty-six years ago Saturday and yesterday.
      These men, now aged as we count life, were then in the prime of their young manhood and filled with enthusiasm for the cause. They are Justus Lillie and Uncle John (Dad) Renner. they were both in the battle and each received a wound. The battle, which lasted two days, was not without its effect in the ulitmate outcome of the war, and although the northern forces were sorely beaten the first day they rallied on the next and with the aid of reinforcements, were able to carry off the honors.
      The first day of this battle was the 6th day of April, 1862, and it was on this day that the southern army drove the federal forces back with such rapidity that they nearly pushed them in to the river. This was largely due to raw recruits being used in the northern army and the divisions were badly broken up and scattered. A detachment (illegible) would, however, be detailed in hold back the rebel forces as long as possible while the troops were formed into a semblance of an army again, and thus the fighting continued until nightfall.
      By the morning of the 7th of April, General Buell had arrived with reinforcements and the result was the battle went against the rebels. Albert Sidney Johnson was in command of the rebels while Generals Grant and Sherman were in command of the union troops. The reinforcements which Buell brought up gave the northern side greater numbers, although the main advantage was in the troops which came to (article torn) being more seasoned fighters. The confederates were driven to Cornith, and the battle won by the Union troops.
      In the battle the Union troops lost in killed 12,573 men and the losses of the Confederates were 10, 699. Dad Renner was wounded in the left arm and suffered a slight scratch across his waist line, the bullet cutting the waist band of his trousers as he was standing sidewise to the direction from which the shot came, and passed through his left arm near the elbow. Justus Lillie was wounded on the top of his left shoulder near the collar bone. The wounds of both of these men were so near serious that the excitement was intense, especially when so many men were being killed, dropping on every side.
      These two jolly comrades were talking and laughing about the battle yesterday, but then it is now more than fifty years removed from the present day, and the war of the rebellion has been a matter of history for a half century.



Plattsmouth Journal, Monday, May 28, 1917

THE FOREMAN DAMAGE SUIT

A Judgement Against Rock Island Railroad Company for $10,000 in Favor of James Foreman.

      The case of James Foreman against the Rock Island railroad, which has been on trial in the district court before Judge Begley and a jury composed of W.B. Banning, George A. Kaffenberger, J.W. Magney, Charles Schneider, J.J. Bill, George Born, H.H. Stoll, W.N. Minford, C.A. Mathis, E.C. Twiss, A.S. Boyle, and Mont Robb, was brought to a close yesterday afternoon shortly after 4 o'clock when the case was submitted after the arguments by the attorneys.
      The jury deliberated on the case until 10:30 last evening, when they returned a verdict for the plaintiff, Mr. Foreman, in the sum of $10,500. The amount sued for in the case was $50,000.
      This case is the first of four suits growing out of the accident of the Rock Island railroad crossing at Alvo on the afternoon of January 17, 1916, and which resulted in the death of Miss Belle and Edith Foreman and Alma Godbey, who were in the automobile driven by Mr. James Foreman. As a result of the accident, Foreman has been crippled.
      On the day of the tragic wreck, Mr. Foreman and the three girls were driving to Alvo to catch the local train, due to stop there at 5:12 p.m., and while their car was crossing over the tracks it was struck by the through passenger train, which was two hours late and running closely on the time of the local train.
      The plaintiffs contended that the roadway leading to this crossing was in very rough condition, due to the fact that chunks of frozen dirt and ice had been thrown there by the section men of the defendant railroad company, and this rough condition of the road caused the engine of the auto to be killed as they came onto the railroad crossing and resulted in the car being demolished by the onrushing train.
      The railroad company in their argument contended that the occupants and driver of the automobile did not exercise the proper amount of precaution in approaching the track and crossing and did not stop or look to see whether there was a train approaching at the time.



Plattsmouth Journal, Monday, November 4, 1918

COUNTY TREASURER M. TRITSCH VISITS COUNTY
From Thursday's Daily.

      M. Tritsch, county treasurer, was a passenger the morning for Louisville where he is looking after some business, and also will incidentally look after some of his politcal fences. M. Tritsch thinks it should not be necessary for one to go to the country to solicit support, but that the people should know what they want, know when they get good service, and be able to make up their minds themselves, which he says he thinks they are doing.



Plattsmouth Journal, Monday, August 6, 1917

BESTOR SCHOOL IN 1884 - COL BAEHR ONE OF THE PUPILS
From Saturday's Daily.

      Councilman Frank M. Bestor was showing us a record of the Bestor school in 1884, a school district of which his father was the director continuously for forty-three years. This is distict number forty-two, about six miles west of this city.
      We notice the names on the roster of the school at that time, and found many who have since gone elsewhere are now scattered to every part of the country. Colonel Baehr of the new army, which is made in Nebraska, was a pupil. The teacher at that time was Myrtle Gilmore, and who is now Mrs. John Gustin, living near Murdock.
      The list of scholars were; Mary Propst, Rosa Halmas, Ida Wehrbein, Emma Wehrbein, Maggie Jasper, Bartie Jasper, Mary Wehrbein, Minni Falter, Philip Becker, Eddie Becker, Willie Falter, Jacob Falter, Ed Rummell, George Born, Philip Tritsch, Phillip Born, George Halmas, Charles Bestor, Mary Becker, Willie Baehr, Walter Sundell, Louis Born, Guy Bestor, Joe Halmas, Lizzie Falter, Minnie Falter, and Henry Born, making twenty-six in all.



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