VOLUME 34 DISTRICT COURT RECORDS OF RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA


1. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs George Kliren, defendant filed April 13, 1925. had in his possession intoxicating liquor was convicted once 2 nd cause sold liquor to Walter Shirley, 3rd cause sold liquor to Ed Rinck pleaded not Guilty, jury found him Not Guilty pages 1-12

2. Dorothy V Dedrick plaintiff Vs Clifford Dedrick defendant filed May 21, 1925 divorce married July 14, 1919 at Stockville, Nebraska. issue of marriage Dorcy C Dedrick age 4, and Dallas D Dedrick born August 14, 1924. both with the plaintiff. charges non support and extreme cruelty, wants a divorce, custody of children, and support for her and children. divorce granted pages 12-14

3. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Dan Yost defendant filed Oct. 7, 1925 carried a concealed weapon , a revolver. pleaded guilty, fined $100.00 and costs . pages 14-17

4. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Geo Vaughn defendant filed Dec. 15, 1925, sold Fred Ashe , intoxicating liquor. pleaded guilty fined on 2 counts $100.00 each and 90 days in county jail

they appealed the case and his sentence was parole for one year pages 17-21

5. State of Nebraska Vs Jud Scott defendant filed Jan. 30, 1926 . broke into a store and stole money belonging , goods, chattels, pleaded guilty and sentence was suspended and given parole

pages 21-25

6. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Harry Edwards defendant filed Feb. 8, 1926. carried a weapon concealed on his person . pleaded guilty as charged and was fined $250.00 and costs . pages 25-27

7. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Geo. Carfield and Lawrence Gordon defendants filed Feb. 8, 1926. stole Auto. tires, rims and tools . pleaded guilty and sentence is suspended , and parole for 2 years. pages 27-31

8. Samuel L Puckett plaintiff Vs Loren R Hamblen defendant filed Feb. 1. 1926. wants judgment for money owed him from the defendant. Court granted the judgment in favor of the plaintiff Pages 31-33

9. G H Watkins plaintiff Vs John Harrison, Joseph V, Harrison, and Charles S Thompson defendants filed Jan. 5, 1924. was in court once and judgment was for the plaintiff , but it was never paid. they have 20 days to answer , judgment for the plaintiff pages 33-39

10. Edwin Rausch plaintiff Vs Lenora M Rausch, Eulema Heintzleman, Lewis Heintzleman, Emma Wataman, Howard Wagaman, Mary Walbert, Joseph Walbert, Amanda Fenatermaker, Jacob Fenstermaker, Mary M Leiby, Lurbirda Arndt, William Arndt, Carrie Daubenapeck, Jacob Daunbenpeck, Laura Perry, Hugh Perry, Pearl Boger, Willard Boger, Charles Fenstermaker, a minor of the age of 17 years, Earl Fenstermaker, a minor of the age of 16 years, Homer Fenstermaker, a minor of the age of 15, Ida Bower, James Bower, Lewis Fenstermaker, Frank Fenstermaker, Emma Rausch, The First National Bank of Bethlehem, PA. Mary Jones, George Rausch, Elizabeth Rausch, Ida Reitz, Levi Reitz, Ella Smith, James Smith, Beulah Kunkle, Warren Kunkle, Susan Rausch, Frank B Rausch, Fred E Rausch, Stanley J Rausch, Rosie Sechler, and Daniel A Sechler defendants filed Nov. 6, 1925 to settle the estate of Charles Rausch , deceased. the land was sold and divided according to the law pages 40-51

11. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Jack L Hamilton defendant filed Dec. 3, 1925 transcript, the defendant delivered a chattel mortgage to Everett Sliger on an Oakland Roadster , he then took it out of state without Sligers permission. pleaded guilty, sentence suspended and put on parole for 2 years. pages 52-55

12. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Marion Lytle and Charley Brown defendants filed Jan. 6, 1926 transcript. stole a set of work harness value of $75.00. from William Koetter, pleaded guilty, Charley Brown sent to prison for 2 years at hard labor he is 26, Marion Lytle is guilty, but because of his age he is paroled to his parents for 2 years. pages 55-59

13. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Dan Kern defendant filed March 3, 1926 . made an Assault on Ray Van Pelt with a knife. pleaded guilty , fined $100.00 and costs pages 59-62

14. Case # 834 State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Frank Bryant defendant filed March 12, 1926 transcript. mortgage his car and then took it out of the county without the consent of the one with the mortgage. considering his age his sentence was suspended and given parole for 2 years pages 63-65

14. Case # 875 State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Jack Smith defendant filed March 24, 1926. transcript. stole 18 chickens value $20.00 form James Harris, pleaded guilty, sent to the County Work House for 40 days at hard labor pages 65-68

15. Linus E Southwick plaintiff Vs Henry A Jacobs, Sylvia B Jacobs, A L Osterberg, Margaret Osterbert, William Osterbert, -------Osterberg, his wife, real name is unknown and Mary Doe, real name unknown defendants. filed Aug. 5, 1925. foreclosure of mortgage, judgment for the plaintiff, pay mortgage or sell real estate and pay mortgage pages 68-74

16. Northwestern National Life Insurance Company plaintiff Vs Edwin Carfield, State farm Loan CO. John E Kelley, Trustee in Bankruptcy of Edwin Carfield, Bankrupt, E S Kirtland, (first and real name unknown) , Citizen State Bank of McCook, NE. A Van N Peterson, Receiver of Citizens State Bank Of McCook, NE . Farmers and Merchants State Bank of McCook, NE. and John Doe defendants filed April 17, 1924. that it be adjudged and decree the first mortgage on the premises and if not paid sell for the satisfaction of the mortgage . judgment for the plaintiff pages 74-83

17. Henry Johnson plaintiff Vs William H Ferguson, operating as the McCook Ditch Company defendant filed Dec. 6, 1924. defendant left the water ruin 30 acres of corn , jury found for the plaintiff pages 84-92

18. Franklin Banchor Vs Frank Hackenkamp and Josephine Hackenkamp , husband and wife defendants filed July 27, 1925. the plaintiff has legal title to said Real Estate, but the defendants are in possession of land and he has not been paid for the crops wants judgment for what is owed him. Jury found for the defendants ordered a new trial pages 92-97

19. LeRoy Jones and Clara Jones husband and wife plaintiff Vs William N Casford and May Casford husband and wife defendants filed Dec. 14, 1925. each share in the Real Estate , wants to Divide it if this cannot be done sell and divide the money. cannot be divided equally so must sell real estate pages 98-104.

20. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Harry Hoffman defendant filed April 16, 1926, Transcript ;

stole 18 chickens from Mrs. James Harris value $20.00 . guilty , sentence was suspended and given 2 years parole and court costs. pages 104-107

21. In the Matter of the guardianship of Dorothy M Clouse, an Incompetent person , petition to sell Real Estate for education and Maintenance of ward. filed Nov. 14, 1925. granted pages 107-113

22. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs James Weldon defendant filed March 18, 1926 stole goods and money from a store . belonging to Dick , Jones, Casford . Jury found him not Guilty pages 114-117

23. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Max Thomann defendant filed April 5, 1926 Case # 691; Sold and gave away intoxicating liquor to Floyd Fatig, found guilty and ordered to pay $100.00 and costs appealed Jury found him guilty, Motion for a new trial pages 117-120

24. Transcript # 917 filed May 15, 1926, State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Jasper Parsons, Fred Blood, Norris Lytle, Bennie Tegner and Donald Dillon defendants broke in the store of Jennings and Hoyt and stole merchandise value $ 135.00 pleaded guilty , Jasper parsons age 15, he was released on parole, Fred Blood is 14 he was released on parole, Norris Lytle is 14, he was released on parole, Bennie Tegner is 13 , released on parole, Donald Dillon is 13 released on parole, Donald Jasper, and Fred broke their parole they were sent to Kearney to boys home pages 120-126 Balance continued to page 210 of this record

25. Marion Powell plaintiff Vs A L Osterberg, Margaret Osterberg, William Osterberg, Mrs. --------Osterberg, wife of William Osterberg, B H Hawkins, and Fred Carman, defendant filed April 19, 1926 . foreclose . judgment for the plaintiff , if they don't pay must sell real estate and pay mortgage. pages 128-131

26. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Frank Bryant defendant filed March 12, 1926 case # 834 Transcript. mortgaged his car , then took it out of county without the consent of Degraw Motor Company. pleaded guilty as charged pages 132-134

27. John Clouse plaintiff Vs Miss S E Bailey defendant filed Jan. 9, 1926, wants the title quieted and confirmed. that the title and possession is for the plaintiff. pages 135-138

28. Anna L Abbott plaintiff Vs Ralph L Mahan, Nettie Mahan, Wealtha Passwaters and Edward C Passwaters defendants filed July 18, 1925 . to settle the estate of Loren Mahan deceased, plats of land cannot be divided equally . pages 139-146

29. David E Martin plaintiff Vs William F Martin and Jane R Martin his wife, and Carl Hannemann defendants filed May 15, 1925. bought land together , but the plaintiff hasn't received any of the rent. wants it divided cannot be divided without prejudice so will sell real estate and divide money pages 147-156

30. Continued from complete record volume 30 page 700. C W Poore plaintiff Vs Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company defendant. Jury found for the plaintiff for hog loss damages pages 157-160 for completion of case see complete record volume 35 page 104

31. Leonard J Wright plaintiff Vs Lillian Mae Wright defendant filed Oct. 31, 1926 divorce married August 3, 1910 in Red Willow County, NE. charges extreme cruelty, and adultery , with J A Calvert she files she wants support money during the court . he wants a divorce. pages 160-162 balance of this record continued on page 249 of this volume.

32. Lucille McKown, Vernon O Morris her father and next friend, plaintiff Vs Laurel McKown defendant filed April 12, 1926 Vernon Morris is the father of Lucile McKown who was 14 years old July 18, 1925. that the defendant and plaintiff was married April 10, 1926 at Norton, Kansas without the consent of her parents. plaintiff prays the marriage be set aside and held for Naught. granted pages 162-163

33. Andrew Murphy and sons , a corporation plaintiff Vs John E Kelley defendant filed July 6, 1925. Judgment against the defendant for an automobile he converted to his own use. Jury found for the plaintiff a new trial was ordered pages 164-176

34. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Glenn Bethel defendant filed March 20, 1926 transcript Case # 861. Irene Bethel gave birth to a child she being un married and has no way to support the child it became a ward of the county Glenn Bethel is the father of said child. pleaded guilty and is charged with support for child until reaches age 16., pages 177-179

35. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Milford Parker defendant filed April 2, 1926 transcript case # 875. has in his possession a still for making intoxicating liquor. Jury found him not guilty pages 179-182

36. O H Peters plaintiff Vs J H McIntosh defendant filed May 7, 1926, plaintiff prays judgment against the defendant for due note plus interest. . Judgment for the plaintiff pages 182-184

37. J B Colt Company a corporation plaintiff Vs W E Welborn defendant filed June 8, 1926. Prays judgment against the defendant on a Note plus interest . judgment for the plaintiff pages 184-185

38. E Maud Bell plaintiff Vs Edward M Collins, his unknown heirs, devisees and legal representatives, if deceased, -----Collins, wife of said Edward M Collins, first name to plaintiff unknown; her unknown heirs, devisees and legal representatives, if deceased, and all persons interested in, or claiming any interest in said real estate bought on tax certificate sale. that he may be adjudged the owner in fee simple . granted pages 186-190

39. Northwestern National Life Insurance company plaintiff Vs Edward Aspegren, W L Tilden, first and real name unknown, Harry E Halker, Bessie F Halker, E S Kirtland , first and real name unknown, Marlin T Perkins , the Home Bank of Elwood and John doe first and real name unknown defendant filed June 2, 1926. foreclose on premises . judgment for the plaintiff pages 190-200

40. Ameridan National Red Cross plaintiff Vs Perlee Scott, ,Executor of the last will and testament of Thomas G Rees deceased, filed April 27, 1925. to settle the estate of Thomas G Rees The residue of the estate due to this plaintiff which the defendant retains and refuses to pay , although often requested to do so. judgment for the plaintiff pages 200-210

41. Continued from page 126 of this record , findings recorded on page 126 .

42. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Bert M Davis defendant filed April 19, 1926 complaint . gave Blanche Davis poison that she drank and died charged with murder. jury found him guilty of murder and sent to prison for life pages 216-240

43. Catherine Schlick plaintiff Vs Mabel Kennedy, Martin Kennedy, Walter Schlick, Cecelia Schlick, Frances Schroder, August Schroder, Lucy Zoeller, Charles W Zoeller, and Glenn Schlick defendants filed May 15, 1926 to settle the estate of John Schlick , deceased, cannot divide equally must sell real estate and divide moneys pages 241-248

44. Leonard J Wright plaintiff Vs Lillian Mae Wright defendant filed Feb. 27, 1926 , continued she was granted temporary alimony. she has committed adultery with J A Calvert and has lived with him since being separated from husband. plaintiff wants a divorce. she filed cross petition pages 249-250

45. Minnie Fogle plaintiff Vs John Fogle defendant filed June 12, 1926, divorce issue of marriage John Fogle age 6 and Dorine Fogle age 4 years, they are in the custody of the plaintiff, charges willfully deserted her and children wants divorce and custody of children granted pages 251

46. Mrs Della Wilson plaintiff Vs Elza W Parmenter defendant filed July 1, 1926. he took money out of plaintiffs account and bought stocks in his name she wants her shares. judgment for the plaintiff pages 251-254

47. In the Matter of Clarence Harouff, Dewayne Harouff, and Garth Harouff dependent and Neglected children filed April 8, 1926. that Carl and May Harouff are the parents of said children; Clarence age 10, Dewayne age 8, and Garth age 4, parents are separated and children are in the care of the mother. they are not taken care of proper stay in house without any heat in the winter. case continued pages 254-255

48. In the matter of Robert Rude, and Harry Rude delinquent children filed Oct. 15, 1926. under the age of 18 broke into schoolhouse and stole goods value of $ 35.00 . boys given parole pages 255-257

49. I E Neel plaintiff Vs William M West and Mrs. William M West his wife defendant filed May 17, 1926. prays he is the owner and in possession of legal title . granted pages 257-259

50, In the Matter of Guardianship of Addie E Blair, Elmer I Blair, and Elsie R Blair Minors filed July 24, 1926. license to sell Real estate for money to care for the minors. granted pages 269-264

51. Charles M Lofton plaintiff Vs The Nebraska Mortgage Company and all persons having or claiming any interest in said real estate filed Sept. 25, 1926. that he be the owner of title in fee absolute. . granted pages 264-268

52. The Nebraska Central Building and Loan Association plaintiff Vs Loren M Wardlow and Mabel Wardlow defendants filed Oct. 11, 1926 Mortgage be foreclosed. granted premises be sold to pay Mortgage pages 268-270

53. State Bank of Omaha plaintiff Vs C S Thompson defendant filed Sept. 11, 1926 Continued from record # 32 page 203. Jury found for the defendant and plaintiff ordered a new trial which was denied and the plaintiffs case was dismissed pages 271-272

54. Joseph E Dodge executor of the Estate of Birdie J Dodge , deceased, plaintiff Vs Thomas B Carpenter defendant filed Oct. 18, 1926. Judgment against the defendant for house rent for him and his family. Judgment for the plaintiff pages 273-274

55. C H Boyle plaintiff Vs Jesse J Hadley, alias J J Hadley, Flora B Hadley, Linus E Southwick , C S Quick , and C S Quick Jr. defendants filed Sept. 18, 1926 purchased real estate at a tax sale. that the defendants pay the taxes with interest on 4 causes . that the land be sold separate and money paid the plaintiff . pages 273-279

56. Bullard Lumber Company plaintiff Vs Harry E Kammerlour defendant filed transcript Feb. 27, 1926. Case # 1777. prays judgment for goods , merchandise, and building materials furnished the defendant. Judgment for the plaintiff. The Farmers and Merchants State Bank of McCook are the intervenor. the defendant owes them money. pages 279-284

57. A B Wood, as administrator with the will Annexed of the estate of Edward E Smith plaintiff Vs Napoleon Demere, John E Kelley , Catherine Marten and Frank A Carver defendants filed Sept. 20, 1926. foreclose on mortgage , judgment for the plaintiff on the mortgage notes pages 284-289

58. Indianola Equity Exchange plaintiff Vs Jesse J Hadley, and Orley Hadley, a copartnership , doing business under the firm name and style of Hadley Bros. defendants filed Nov. 4, 1925

Judgment against the defendants for money owed. the court dismissed the cases against the defendants, plaintiff ordered a new trial. 290-297

59. Bullard and Hassler Lumber Company plaintiff Vs W W Tidrick defendant filed July 2, 1926 Transcript. prays judgment for Goods, Wares, and Merchandise bought by the defendant , Jury found for the defendant pages 298-301

60. Doris W Ebert plaintiff Vs Fred S Ebert defendant filed March 22, 1922 divorce married Dec. 17, 1921 at Oberlin, Kansas. Issue of marriage Darold Ebert age 3 is now in custody of the plaintiff. charges extreme cruelty and non support , and drinks to much. wants divorce and custody of child and suitable alimony divorce granted pages 301-303

61. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Marion Lytle defendant continued from page 59 of this record. took Geneva Boyd away she at age 13, to detain the child from her parents, he had been given parole for stealing harness from William Koetter , parole was revoked and he sent to prison for one Year pages 304-309

62. Louis C Longnecker plaintiff Vs Katherine L Wilson, James E Wilson , and Nellie E Longnecker defendants filed Jan. 13, 1926 to settle the estate of John Longnecker , deceased .could not make equal shares so sold the real estate pages 309-315

63. G G Thompson plaintiff Vs Marvin P Bemus, Harry J Davis, Charles C Brown, Kela Brown his wife. Dale S Boyles and John Doe ,occupant filed Aug. 8, 1925, they were foreclosed on but didn't pay mortgage, plaintiff prays they pay and wants a receiver appointed to handle the rent from premises. granted pages 316-325

64. Jessie Mae Roberts plaintiff Vs William Amos Roberts defendant filed March 13, 1926 divorce married. March 1, 1902 at Bachtwon, Calhoun County, Illinois. 5 children issues of marriage Dora Roberts Predmore Married; William Ellis Roberts age 20, Floy Roberts Williams Married; Homer Ward Roberts 15, Grandville Franklin Roberts age 10, Homer Roberts is living with his sister Dora Pedmore, who expect to educate and provide a home for him. Willfully deserted her and family . wants a divorce and custody of Homer Roberts . divorce is granted and custody of Homer , the father is not to interfere with him or visit him . pages 325-326

65. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Cecil Cramer defendant filed Oct. 30, 1926 transcript, to defraud Earl Wheeler doing business as Vogue Clothing Store. by giving a check which was no good. guilty , sentence was suspended and given parole for one year and pay costs pages 327-330

66. Continued from complete record # 33 page 428 Receivers report # 4 of Farmers State Bank, Bartley NE. pages 330-360

67. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs The Citizens State Bank of McCook, NE. Dec. 19. 1925 . continued from complete record # 33 page 639. a list of assets and debts of the bank . pages 360-396

68. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs James Johnson defendant Illegal possession of intoxicating liquor. jury found defendant not Guilty pages 396-397

69. Mabel Wardlow plaintiff Vs Loren Wardlow defendant filed May 19, 1926. Divorce , Married ; April 28, 1921 at McCook, NE. charges extreme cruelty , non support , wants divorce and permanent alimony and court costs. divorce granted . pages 397-399

70. George W Everts plaintiff Vs Charles W. Everts, Deborah C Everts, Lewis S Everts, Elenora M Church, Ann E Kendall, George W Everts, guardian of Charlotte E Everts, incompetent, Elizabeth Everts, Jason C Everts, Sr. Alberto E Everts, Minnie R Everts, Martha Everts, Edward E Everts, Della Everts, Bessie P Everts, Melvin R Everts, Jason C Everts, Sofia Everts, Edward Everts, Lillian Everts, Laura Everts Rankin., John J Rankin, Charles Everts Chapman, Albert E Everts, Arthur H Church, Dunice Church, Almon J Church, Nellie Church, Nora G Peterson, Willie Peterson, Willie G Everts, and all persons having, or claiming any interest in the said real estate filed July, 23, 1926. to settle the estate of Elvira L Wittaker deceased, pages 400-410

71. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Joe Pycha defendant filed Jan, 6, 1926 transcript Case # 1101. injured two mules by shooting them with shot gun belonging to Joseph Ogorzolka, case settled between the parties pages 410-413.

72. Irvin R Morearty plaintiff Vs The City of McCook, defendant filed August 6, 1926. employed by the city as consulting engineer, he did his job Plaintiff wants judgment against the city. court finds for the defendants and against the plaintiff and dismisses the case pages 413-421

73. J Stanley Hill plaintiff Vs Arthur Ehlers defendant filed August 16, 1926, transcript. the plaintiff filed a Bill of Particulars, he states he is a Physical and Surgeon he performed services for the defendant and his family , he prays judgment for services. Jury found for the plaintiff , pages 421-425

74. In the Matter of Pete Howe , dependent, delinquent , and neglected child. filed Feb. 1, 1927. growing up in Idleness and crime without an supervision. he is 12 years old sent to the State Industrial School for Boys at Kearney, NE until he is 21. pages 426-427

75. The McCook Building and Saving Association plaintiff Vs Leonard P Davis, Ruby G Davis, his wife and Ray Davis defendants filed Oct. 29, 1926. foreclose on premises, court finds for the plaintiff . a sale was had and the mortgage paid pages 427-431

76. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Grover Harmon defendant filed Feb. 8, 1927 Case # 1126.

bought four stolen chickens, with intent to defraud the owners. pleaded guilty and sentenced to 30 days in the county jail at hard labor. pages 431-434

77. The First State Bank of Traer, Kansas plaintiff Vs A M Stephens and Mollie Ann Stephens defendants filed Jan . 14, 1924. to foreclose on land, order of attachment , given 30 days to make settlement pages 434-441

78. The Nebraska Central Building and loan Association plaintiff Vs W A Brenton, Bertha Brenton, Joseph B Dewey, and Lucy R Dewey defendants filed March 27, 1926. foreclose on Real Estate mortgage. granted 20 days to pay mortgage or sell premises pages 441-446

79. Carl England plaintiff Vs Alice England defendant filed March 13, 1926 divorce , Married Jan. 7, 1925 at Oberlin, Kansas. extreme cruelty, adultery, plaintiff 'wants a divorce. divorce granted pages 447-448

80. In the Matter of Alfred Harm, a dependent , Neglected, and delinquent, child. filed Feb. 8, 1927. under the age of 18, parents are Fred and Anna Harm, that he is growing up in unstable conditions he did steal a spot light from Arch Davidson value $ 2.50. Leonard and Rudolph Harm are also Dependent, neglected and delinquent children placed on parole for one year. with rules to follow. pages 449-450

81. Amalia Schilling plaintiff Vs Andrew Schilling defendant filed March 10, 1926 divorce married Feb. 10, 1907 at Loveland , Colorado. issues of marriage Amelia age 17, Emanual age 12, Andrew age 10, Oscar age 7, Rosemary age 4, and Marjorie age 17 months. charges extreme Cruelty, she prays for divorce and child support and alimony . the defendant cross petitioned and won custody of the children and part of the real estate in the settlement . divorce was granted pages 451-456

82. Thomas Benton Canaga Jr. plaintiff Vs Mabel Leota Canaga defendant filed May 25, 1925 divorce, married April 11, 1921. extreme cruelty, adultery , wants a divorce. granted to the plaintiff . pages 457-458

83. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Fred Swartz defendant filed Dec. 24, 1926, transcript. complaint filed by Joe Crocker, said he has fear that the defendant will strike , wound, and Bruise, . at the time of the complaint the Joe Crocker had reason to fear the defendant , but the fear no longer exists, the defendant is discharged upon payment of court costs pages 459-460

84. Linus E Southwick plaintiff Vs B Belle Lockhart, Anna Mary Nolan, L C Nolan, and Mike Jussell filed Sept. 17, 1926. foreclose, and sale according to the law. granted ordered a sale pages 461-466

85. In the Matter of John Herron, Cecil Hollenhore, Leonard Harm, Rudolph Harm, William Webster, Robert Webster, and John Powers , dependent, neglected and delinquent children. filed Feb. 2, 1927. That Cecil Hollenhore stole 5 gallons of gas from Dempsey Wolfe and Cummings.

That Leonard and Rudolph Harms stole a spot light from Arch Davidson, William and Robert Webster stole oil and containers from Dempsey Wolfe and Cummings. John powers Jr. paroled to his father for one year. for William and Robert Webster they were paroled to W A Blake for one year. John Herron paroled to F W Wagner for one year. pages 467-469

86. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Carl Miller Case # 1125 filed Feb. 7, 1927 transcript. he stole from Frank Claar , automobile parts valued at $ 60.00. . pleaded guilty, he was ordered to prison in Lincoln, NE but he had already been there so they sent him for one year to Lancaster, prison in Nebraska. at hard labor pages 470-473

87. F W Deere plaintiff Vs Anne e Bunting, widow of Samuel A Bunting; Percy Bunting, Mike Bunting, wife of Percy Bunting, Ray Bunting, Emma Bunting his wife, Arlich Bunting, unmarried, Harry Bunting, unmarried, Wade Bunting; Robatine Bunting, his wife, Rebecca Jones; John Jones, Also known as Jack Jones , husband of Rebecca Jones, Eliza B Stewart, Charles T Stewart, her husband, George W Bunting, Catherine F Bunting, his wife, John M Bunting, Frances Bunting his wife, Belle Bunting, widow of Daniel Bunting, Charles Bunting, unmarried, Lizzie Bunting, unmarried, William Bunting, unmarried, Emma L Huddelson, J . Russel Huddleson her husband, Curtis McClure, Helen McClure his wife, M. Essa McClure, unmarried , Pearly McClure, Nora McClure his wife, Fannie McClure , unmarried, Walter Davis, a widower, Harold E Davis, a minor, The heirs devisees; legatees, personal representatives and all other persons interested in the estate of Mary H Knowland, Samuel A Bunting, William Bunting, Halleck bunting, Fannie Bunting and Sarah McClure, deceased . defendants filed Dec. 31, 1926

to settle the estates. and to get clear title to said real estate. granted pages 474-479

88. Hazel Wiggins plaintiff Vs Clyde Wiggins defendant filed Feb. 10, 1926 divorce married Feb. 12, 1925 at Oberlin, Kansas. non support , wants maiden name of Hazel Weskamp restored and divorce . granted pages 479-482

89. Home Building and loan association of McCook, NE plaintiff Vs J H Cooper, Marjorie Cooper, Dwight Zediker, _____Zediker, His wife filed Aug. 26, 1925 . foreclose ordered to pay bill for materials pages 483-493

90. Charles F Horner plaintiff Vs AL Taylor, A Thuman, C H Brown, Bruce Vastine, J W Ruetzell, E A Willet, L L Darby, C A Dalzell, H P Armitage, and A T McCoy defendants filed July 14, 1924 transept. filed a Bill of Particulars, the plaintiff booked performers for the defendants but now they won't pay for them.. judgment for the plaintiff pages 493-499

91. Edity M Dolph plaintiff Vs Merle V Dolph defendant filed July 27, 1926 divorce married January 4, 1922 at Norton, Kansas. issue of marriage is one son Derwood Dolph born Aug. 24, 1922. he is a habitual drinker, extreme cruelty she wants divorce, custody , and alimony. granted pages 500-502

92. Farmers State Bank of Indianola, NE plaintiff Vs James Eugene Dolph, Lora Dolph, and John Schmidt defendants filed Dec. 14, 1926. foreclosure on mortgage, granted pages 503-505

93. Ruth Long plaintiff Vs Baxter B Austin defendant filed Nov. 21, 1922 fore close on notes judgment for the plaintiff pages 506-507

94. State of Nebraska in the interest of Esther Schmidt, a minor child under the age of 18. filed Sept. 18, 1925. she is age 9, and is living with her father and step mother who beats, and abuses her she needs medical treatment but the parents refuse to do. held over until the next court pages 507-509

95. Van E Peterson , as receiver of the Farmers State Bank of Culbertson, NE plaintiff Vs Fred Scheidt and Sarah Scheidt defendants . foreclose on note. judgment for the plaintiff pages 509-510

96. Lucy R Dewey plaintiff Vs Joseph B Dewey defendant divorce , married July 14, 1923 at Oberlin, Kansas . she had two children when they married William Lester Nickel and Albert Chester Nickel. issues of this marriage are Joan Betty Dewey born June 16, 1924, and George Stanley Dewey born May 22, 1925. charges extreme cruelty, non support and willfully deserted her and children, wants divorce, support for children and alimony , he pay the court costs. She dismissed the divorce and wanted separate maintenance for her and the children. Granted pages 511-515.

97. Clara Rosander plaintiff Vs Otto Rosander defendant filed Sept. 1, 1926 divorce married Oct. 31, 1899 at Holdrege, NE. issues of marriage are ; Mildred age 20, Helen age 18, Evelyn age 9, charges willfully deserted her and the family gone back to Sweden . she wants divorce and custody of children. divorce granted pages 516-517

98. Peter Ide plaintiff Vs Pearl Ide defendant filed August 10, 1926 divorce married March 18, 1896 Sioux City, Iowa. issues of marriage are; Charles Ide age 29, Ruby Reynolds age 26, Clarence Ide age 24, Claude Ide age 19, Clifford Ide age 18, the defendant is living with her two minor sons near Huntley Wy. charges willfully deserted him , He wants a divorce. cross petition , two more children Dora Alice born Dec. .23, 1891, and Ruby Ellen born March 28, 1903. divorce dismissed. by the court pages 518-521

99. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs C, E Hanning defendant transcript filed April 20, 1926 complaint ; that the defendant carried a concealed weapon on himself a 32 automatic pistol. pleaded guilty, court ordered a $ 500.00 fine and stay in jail until court costs and fine are paid pages 521-525

100. The Lincoln Fixture and Supply Company plaintiff Vs Mrs. C G Horton , first real name unknown filed Dec. 10. 1926. she bought fixtures and goods and hasn't paid for them. judgment for the plaintiff pages 525-530

101. Farmers State Bank of Indianola, NE plaintiff Vs C R Behnke defendant filed March 22, 1927. judgment for the plaintiff for money owed, the defendant is in default so he is to pay the money to the bank pages 531-533

102. Mary Lehn plaintiff Vs Annie Koll, Nicklas Kessler, Katie Jurgensmier, Mathias Kessler, Bibianna Rayer, John Weinand, and Alexander Weinand defendants filed Dec. 13, 1926

to settle the estate of Mathias Kessler , deceased. The real estate cannot be divided equally it is best to sell it and divide the money granted pages 533-542.

103. George Leland plaintiff Vs M E Knipple and Joshua Gerver defendants filed Nov. 14, 1924 prays judgment against the defendants for the 5 causes Jury found for the defendants , plaintiff took it to Supreme Court and they stood behind the district court for the defendants pages 542-549

104. William M Casford plaintiff Vs Daniel B Dick and Leroy Jones defendant filed August 20, 1926. these men formed a partnership , and when it ended the plaintiff wants an accounting of the inventory and transactions. court ruled the things should be divided according to the contract pages 549-562

105. The McCook Co-operative Building and saving Association plaintiff Vs Sadie Belle Griggs, M H Griggs, Claude K O'Dell, P Pearl O'Dell, Sibilla Karthouser, PeterO Karthouser, and Harry D Wheeler defendants filed dec. 31, 1926. the plaintiff is the legal owner of the property and wants possession of it. pages 562-573

106. The McCook Co-operative Building and Saving Association plaintiff Vs M W Wiggins, Mae Wiggins, his wife, the Bullard Lumber Company , Robert Drain, W H Tolley , Elizabeth Tolley and Mable Judd defendants filed Jan. 31, 1927. foreclosure of mortgage, judgment for the plaintiff, ordered a sale of the premises pages 574-585

107. Ross Zimmerman plaintiff Vs Fern Zimmerman defendant filed Jan. 25, 1927 divorce married August 27, 1925, At Red Willow County, NE, willfully deserted him wants a divorce. granted pages 585-586

108. Margaret Ann Robarchek Plaintiff Vs Jay Amel Robarchek defendant filed Feb. 15, 1927 divorce married; Dec. 15, 1925 at Burwell , NE. extreme cruelty, non support, wants divorce and maiden name restored to Margaret Ann Dillon. divorce granted pages 587-588.

109. In the Matter of David Koon and William Morcumb, delinquent children filed Aug. . 19, 1927. parents of David are E L and Dora Koon , and Martha Harrison is in charge of William each being under age 18, They stole a watermelon and other articles out of the house of Charles Heber. they were given parole for one year pages 588-590

110. Ethel Haddock plaintiff Vs J C Penney Co. defendants filed Aug. 8, 1927 Petition in appeal from the Award of the Compensation Commissioner. she fell on stairs while working . the defendants is to pay medical and hospital , Doctor bills and wages for time she couldn't work pages 590-597

111. Anna Herring plaintiff Vs Marks Herring defendants filed Sept. 18, 1926 divorce married; July 22, 1920 at Fort Morgan, Colorado. willfully deserted her and non support wants a divorce and her maiden name restored to Anne Martin . divorce granted pages 597-599

112. International Shoe Company plaintiff Vs E D Perkins , first name unknown filed Aug. 14, 1926. for merchandise bought by the defendant , court finds for the plaintiff and the defendant being default ordered to pay bill. pages 599-601

113. McCook Milling Company plaintiff Vs Consolidated Bakeries and Nebraska light and power CO defendants filed Jan. 7, 1927 . sold the bakery flour and merchandise , the plaintiff prays for judgment of merchandise. judgment for the plaintiff pages 601-606

114. Melvin Guinn plaintiff Vs Benjamin Sherman defendant filed March 26, 1927. had a contract for the plaintiff to work in clothing store in Hasting, NE for one year until the defendant opened a store in McCook, and then he would manage the store in McCook and at the end of the year would be given 1/5 interest in store. the jury found for the plaintiff pages 606-610

115. Clarence E Kidder plaintiff Vs Louis Lee defendant filed Nov. 27, 1926. the plaintiff wants to recover his costs and expense from the defendant. judgment is awarded to the plaintiff pages 612-613

116. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Conley Barr defendant filed Sept. 7, 1927 transcript . transported intoxicating liquor with intent to sell. jury found him not guilty pages 613-617

117. In the Matter of Harvey Witt a delinquent , filed April 6, 1927, his parents are Edwin and Helen Witt he is under age 18, stole a receipt book and collected bill s and gave the people a paid receipt given parole for one year pages 617-619

118. In the matter of Andrew Schilling, Oscar Schilling, Emanual Schilling, Marion Harmon, Leroy Harmon, Dean Harmon, Jess Allen, Leonard Bell, Harry Lenhart, George Schilleriff, Bruce Herron , Dependent, neglected, and delinquent children. filed August 23, 1927. the children entered the home of Mrs. Dryer and stole personal merchandise , and did damages , Andrew and Oscar Schilling stole apples 2 bushel from Henry Stroh. put on parole for one year pages 619-621

119. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Fred Jussell filed Dec. 14, 1926, transcript , did have and possess intoxicating liquor . Jury found him not guilty pages 622-623

120. In the matter of Ethel Roberts a dependent , neglected, and delinquent child filed April 6, 1927. parents of Ethel are Clara Roberts and J L Roberts and he does not live in Red Willow County, Clara has custody of said child. the child does not mind her mother and she is a run away left with another girl and 2 men. she was sent to the Industrial School for Girls at Geneva < NE until the age of 21. pages 625-627

121. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs L D Tuller defendant filed July 9, 1927 transcript . he willfully deserted his wife Anne Tuller and his children Dane Tuller age 3, and Delman Tuller age 2. pleaded guilty, sent to jail for 90 days and pay court costs. pages 627-630

122. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Henry Washington defendant filed July 12, 1927 He brought Margaret Smith from North Dakota to NE . to become a prostitute . Jury found him not Guilty pages 630-632

123. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Roy Frear defendant filed June 13, 1927 transept. with the intent to defraud W H Rishel gave him a bad check , with no money to cover it in the bank. Jury found him not guilty pages 633-636

124. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs J E Relph defendant filed Nov. 6, 1926. transcript, gave a bad check to Sam Hawkins and John Dick . Jury found him Not Guilty pages 636-640

125. Claude Van Osdol plaintiff Vs Beatrice Van Osdol defendant filed March 3, 1927 divorce married Dec. 16, 1922 at McCook, NE. willfully deserted him and committed adultery with one Albert Moers at McCook, NE. issue of marriage one child Gloria Van Osdol age 3 , he wants a divorce and custody of child. divorce and custody granted pages 640-641

126. Jessie A Springer plaintiff Vs Ray Springer defendant filed January 20, 1926 divorce married Oct. 11, 1911 at Indianola, NE. issue of marriage Richard Springer age 13, extreme cruelty , she wants custody , alimony and support . granted for the plaintiff pages 642-645

127. Home Building and Saving Association plaintiff Vs Conrad Hoffman, Manie M Hoffman,

Carl Jaeke defendants filed Sept. 14, 1926. foreclose on Real Estate Mortgage. judgment for the plaintiff they have 20 days to pay mortgage if not paid ordered to sell premises pages 645-648

128. The Nebraska Central Building and Loan Association plaintiff Vs Harry E Kammerlohr, Adeline Kammerlohr, and Harold Benjamine defendants filed Jan. 19, 1927. foreclosure on Real Estate Mortgage. Judgment for the plaintiff have 20 days to pay mortgage or else sell according to the law. pages 648-654

129. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Jake Yost defendant filed Jan. 18, 1927. Certificate of Transcript. forge and counterfeit a check . Court suspended his sentence gave him 2 years parole. he broke his parole so was sent to prison for a year at hard labor pages 654-662

130 State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Clarence Layman defendant Case # 1135 transcript filed March 7, 1927. forge and Counterfeit a check for money with intent to defraud. . pleaded not guilty and sentence to 1 year in prison at hard labor pages. 663-667

131. In the Matter of Application of Jennie A Crampton, Executrix for license to sell real estate.

prays that she may sell enough real estate to pay the debts and expenses of Grant Crampton to settle the estate. granted pages 668-677

132. Harry T Groves plaintiff Vs Fred S Groves, Lillie Doyle, Ida Doyle, Bessie Huet, Fren Runk, Minta Groves, Carrie Groves, Charles Doyle, Jess Doyle, Otto Huet, and J Walter Runk, defendants filed Jan. 15, 1927. to settle the estate of George Groves, deceased, could not be divided equal so sold the property and paid costs and divided the money pages 677-681

133. The Nebraska Central Building and Loan Association plaintiff Vs Robert D Austin, Viola Austin, John E Kelley, and the McCook National Bank defendants filed Dec. 22, 1926. Bond for Real Estate Loan. plaintiff prays to foreclose on Mortgage, granted they have 20 days to pay mortgage then must sell premises and pay mortgage. pages 682-687 See Journal # 12 Page 224 for confirmation of sale.

134. The First Saving Bank of Friend NE plaintiff Vs J Clark Parker, John Doe real name unknown, and Mary Doe , his wife, real name unknown defendants filed August 14, 1926. foreclose on mortgages, granted . they have 20 days to pay mortgage ,if not paid must sell premises and pay mortgage pages 688-691

135. Home Building and Saving Association plaintiff Vs M E Wiggins , Mary Wiggins, Frank LaShell, Frank M Colfer as administrator of the estate of Burl Abbott, deceased, Charles McCoy, and Hazel McCoy defendants filed Dec. 14, 1926. to appoint a receiver to collect the rent and pay taxes on said premises. Foreclose on Mortgage. they appointed a receiver, foreclosure granted they have 20 days to pay mortgage if not paid the premises will be sold to pay the loan. pages 691-697