VOLUME 26 OF RED WILLOW DISTRICT COURT RECORDS

1. Continued from volume 25, Elizabeth Jennett; Patrick H Jennett: Matthew R Jennett; James Jennett, Matthew Finn; Marie Finn; Dora Berry; Sarah Nolan; Mary Cain; Thomas Cain, Marcella Prendergast; Anna Comiskey: Matthew Cain; Elizabeth Prendergast; and Margaret Cain; (Known in religion as "Sister Rose of Lima: ) plaintiff Vs William H Jennett; Thomas M Jennett; and William H Jennett and Thomas M Jennett as administrators of the estate of Hugh A Jennett, deceased; Irenus Jennett, a minor; Harold Jennett; a minor; Margaret Jennett, a minor and Giles Cain, a minor. defendants filed July 15, 1913 petition Appointment for services out of State.

Had sale of Real Estate and divided it according to the will pages 1-7

2. Seward Flanagin plaintiff Vs Walter F Sammons, Georgia B Sammons, Rudolph Finder, Mary Finder and Harry Sabin defendants filed March 26, 1913 Foreclosure of Mortgage.pages 7-13

3. Jacob Baringer plaintiff Vs Anna M Butterfield ; Frank H Butterfield; Fred Unger and Clarence Unger Filed March 29, 1913 Foreclose on Mortgage and sold to pay mortgage pages 13-23

4. Ado Gerdes plaintiff Vs Samuel H Mosier, Zilpha Mosier, Mary Colling, Arthur Colling, H T Swain, Whose first and real name is unknown and -------Swain his wife first name unknown defendants filed Sept. 2, 1913 to foreclose on a first lien mortgage pages 23-27

5. Richard Gavit plaintiff Vs Edmund Davis and Mary Davis defendants filed Sept 6, 1913

foreclose on notes and promises pages 27-35

5. Pearl Lowely plaintiff Vs Earl Lowely defendant Divorce Filed April 22, 1914 Married April 6, 1908 Holdrege,Nebr. issue of marriage one child Mildred Darlene Lowley age 5, charges cruelty and bad language in front of child . She wants custody of child and if she doesnt get it wants a third party be assigned custody, wants child support for the child. pages 35-37

6. Irvin T Hill plaintiff Vs Lena Hill defendant divorce filed April 4, 1914 Married July 14, 1903 Monvoris California, Issues of marriage Harold Hill 9, Russell Hill 6, Marjorie Hill 2, He charges mis conduct and deserition He wants custody of children and divorce . she filed a cross petition and ask for custody of children 50.00 a month alimony for as long as the court decrees pages 37-42

7. Ernest E Fiechter plaintiff Vs Jennie D Fiechter defendant Divorce filed Nov 26, 1913 Married April 30, 1902 McCook, Ne Charges Willfully deserted him he wants divorce there was no children pages 43-44

8. Sophia Morosic plaintiff Vs Mike Morosic defendant divorce Filed March 5, 1914 married July 10, 1913, at McCook, Nebr. Willfully deserted her and children , and she supported them after he left. she wants reasonable alimony pages 45-47

9. Anna McDonald plaintiff Vs Arthur G McDonald defendant divorce filed July 19, 1913 Married October 8, 1908 at McCook, NE charges non support wants divorce and maiden name restored to Anna Burnett pages 47-48

10. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Andrew J Suttle defendant filed transcript March 18, 1914

criminal Case #63 docket # 1 page 66. forged a check against J E Kelley for $15.00 he pleaded Guilty as charged pages 49-5`1

11. Filed May 23, 1914 order of Sale : Charles F Lehn plaintiff vs William E Glynn defendant

foreclose of lien of taxes paid pages 51-54

12. Pauline Burtless plaintiff Vs The McCook Irrigation and water power Company defendants filed June 5, 1912 damages toher crops for water being shut off without notice pages 54-76

13. Fowler S Wilcox plaintiff Vs D F Hostetter, Eunice V Hostetter, D. D. Bowsher and J S Beam defendants filed May 16, 1913 Peaecipe a receiver be appointed to take care of the premises , foreclose on notes pages 77-92

14. Anna P Smith plaintiff Vs Arthur A Fish, Gertrude S Fish, Charles E Wiggins, Mary E Wiggins husband and wife, Horace S Wiggins, as executor of the last will and testament of Jacob Wiggins , deceased , Horace S Wiggins , Ida D Wiggins, husband and wife, Will E Wiggins , Mary K Wiggins , husband and wife, and Ben H Wiggins and Kate Wiggins husband and wife defendants filed Feb 21, 1914, foreclose on notes petition satisfaction of decree from plaintiff pages 92-97

15. Josephine A Miley plaintiff Vs L E Barger; Lulu M Barger, Lowell m Higgins , Dora E Higgins, and Clara V Woodgate defendants filed Dec. 24, 1913 foreclose on notes and mortgages and sell premises to settle mortgage loan pages 97-116

16. Henry C Remington plaintiff Vs Abraham A Easter, and Anna Easter his wife, Henry A Pierce and Clara A R VamArsdale defendants filed March 4, 1914 foreclose on notes and mortgages pages 116-122

17. William Droegemiller plaintiff Vs Mary E Pierce, George B Pierce, John Doe whose real name is to the plaintiff unknown, Mary Doe, Whose real name to the plaintiff is unknown filed March 27, 1914 foreclose on notes and mortgages continued to Volume 27, page 33 pages 122-125

18.The First National Bank of McCook, Nebraska plaintiff Vs Isaac M Smith, Charles A Fisher, Ed. D Perkins , and the Southwick Loan and Trust Company defendants filed April 3, 1914

foreclose of notes and mortgages pages 126-132

19. The First National Bank of Albion, Nebr plaintiff Vs Robert W Stillinger and May J Stillinger, his wife, George C Stillinger and Sarah A Stillinger, his wife, Sherman M Penny and Mary E Penny his wife, E E Penny , Whose first and real name is to plaintiff unknown, Clarke, Buchannan Co. The Boone State Bank of Bone, Nebraska defendants filed June 13, 1913 to foreclose on mortgage Real Estate pages 132-144

20. Wilhelm Friehe plaintiff Vs Edwin Carfield, and Pauline Carfield defendants filed Oct. 30, 1913, foreclose for balance of case see Volume 26 page 385 pages 144-146

21. Henry Hartman plaintiff Vs Albert J Helm, Mary E Helm, James L sims, Clara E Sims E G Caine and C H Russell defendants filed Feb. 18, 1913 foreclose on land pages 146-154 Balance of this case on page 315 of this volume

22. Earnest Dutton plaintiff Vs Laura Clyde, formerly Laura Laymanand Mitchell U Clyde her husband, Middy Robins , formerly Middy Gillhouse, and Thomas B Robins her husband, Marcella Harshbarger, and Albert Harshbarger, her husband, Olive Adams and George Adams her husband, Rett Harris, Unmarried and Clara Stroud, Unmarried defendants filed January 20, 1914 to foreclose on Real Estate and order a sale pages 154-164

23. The First National Bank of McCook, Nebraska plaintiff Vs Mary A Rector, as administrator of the estate of Oscar N Rector deceased, Mary A Rector Clifford Earl Rector, Ada M Rector, Cleo G Rector, Mary Bernice Rector, Thessa T Hartman, Gordon A Hartman, Connell L Rector, Avie L Rector, Argyle F Rector, a minor, Merlin H Rector , a minor, Audry C Rector a minor, Peter Foxen, Bertha M Foxen, Ambrose Strawder; Sarah E Strawder, Jacob R Howell and Maud Howell defendants filed January 6, 1914 foreclose on notes and mortgages , for balance of complete records see page 463 of this volume pages 164-180

24. Mary Elizabeth Helm plaintiff Vs theresa Uerling , Nicholas J Uerling, her husband, Anna C Morosic , Micheal Morosic, her husband, Victoria Harrison , John T Harrison her husband, Frank C Brahler, Otto J Brahler, Louise C Brahler Wolf, Elmer, Wolf, her husband, Josephine Brahler, Amelia Brahler, Nettie Brahler, Margaret L Brahler, Theresa Uerling as guardian of Amelia Brahler, Nettie Brahler, and Margaret L Brahler minor, Gale Miller, Francis Miller, Marie Miller, and Alonzo L Miller as guardian of Gale Miller, Francis Miller, and Marie Miller , minors , and Albert J Helm defendants filed August 2, 1913 to settle the estate balance of complete record see page 540 of this volume pages 180-188

25. The McCook Co-Operative Building and Saving Association plaintiff Vs Mary A Rector, Administrator of the estate of Oscar N Rector deceased, Mary A Rector, Clifford Earl Rector, Cleo G Rector, Mary Bernice Rector, Tressa T Rector, Connell L Rector, Avis L Rector, Argyle F Rector, Oscar Ned Rector, Merlin H Rector, Audry C Rector and Charles H Boyle Defendants filed Dec. 23, 1913 Motion to Consolidate was filed Jan. 26, 1914 Pages 189-194

26. In the Matter of the Application of Charles Hopt, Guardian of Albina Hopt, insane, for leave to sell her interest in certain Real Estate filed April 8, 1914 To sell Real Estate because they are both getting of an older age pages 194-200.

27. The State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs John O'Brien defendant filed July 27, 1914 transcript Case # 57, Criminal Docket # 1, page # 70 Complaint of Burglary and Larcency, broke into residence of A L Parker stole $45.00 of goods and Chattle , Guilty and went to Penitentiary . pages 200-202

28. The German-American Bank of Auburn, Nebraska Plaintiff Vs Edwin L Paris and Mary C Paris his wife, J M Clark , E E Moore, John Doe , whose real name is unknown and Mary Doe , Whose real name is to plaintiff unknown. filed March 23, 1914 to foreclose and sell according to the law pages 2202-209

29. The State of Nebraska on the relation of W M Somerville , County Attorney of Red Willow , Nebraska plaintiff Vs Laura Clyde Formerly Laura Layman, formerly Laura Fox alias Laura Hughes, Mitchell U Clyde, husband of Laura Clyde; Middy Robbins formerly Middy Gilhouse alias Minnie Brown defendants filed Sept 19, 1913 Using house in McCook for lewdness, assignation and Prostitution and is a public nuisance. to close and sell furniture , musical instruments and close place down pages 209-218

30. Dora B Higgins plaintiff Vs Lowell M Higging defendant divorce filed January 2, 1913,

Married August 21, 1885 at Tuscola, Illinois, Committed adultry with a woman name unknown, he spent all his money on, Nellie Guyer, Pearl Smith, Mable Greenwood and did not support or cloth his own wife, issues of marriage are Cora M 26, Homer C 24, Ernest M 22, and Glen 14, each of the children are old enough to choose their own guardian . the plaintiff wants divorce and permenant alimony . they agreed on a settlement pages 218-221

31. The Southwick Loan and Trust Co. plaintiff Vs Joh J Barr, Emma Barr, Maggie Barr McCaulley , Frank M McCaulley,and Fannie Barr defendants filed May 27, 1914

for a quieting of the title so land doesn't have a cloud over it and it can be sold pages 221-226

32. Victoria Lumb plaintiff Vs Mark Lumb defendant Divorce filed Feb. 28, 1914 Married Oct 27, 1877 at What Cheer, Iowa Issue of marriage one son Wilke Lumb who was a minor when the defendant willfully deserted the plaintiff . she wants $200.00 a year alimony since the time she was deserted. and a divorce the defendant cross petitioned and charged she was seeing other men while married to him pages 226-234

33. The State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Ben Olcott defendant filed Sept 8, 1914 complaint filed by Harry Casford of Usurpation and Robbery H posed as a policeman for the city of McCook, he stole liquor from Harry Casford . he pleaded Not Guilty and the Jury found him not Guilty . pages 234-239

34. Cora Anna Crammer Plaintiff Vs George William Justice and Regina Justice , his wife, Laura Belle Oliver and David S Oliver, her husband, Robert S Justice and Elsie Justice his wife, Alfred M Justice and Lottie Justice his wife, Louis W Justice and Edna Justice his wife , and Joseph Crammer defendants filed May 27, 1914 to settle the estate of Mary Justice deceased pages 239-252

35. Adolph M Bower plaintiff Vs George A Long , a minor defendant filed May 29, 1914

to sell the Real estate and divide the money according to the law pages 252-261

36. John F Cordeal, as guardian of Charles A Wasson, an incompetent person plaintiff vs Peter Nelson defendant transcript filed April 11,1914 case #1012, Docket # 8 page 110 the defendant took goods and chattels belonging to Charles A Wasson,and suing for judgment for the worth of the goods and chattels the jury found for plaintiff the sum of # 396.25 with interest the defendant ordered a new trial pages 261-276

37. In the Matter of the estate of Vocances Franklin , deceased Probate case # 972, Probate Index page 112, Probate Fee Book # 4 page 107 Transcript filed January 9, 1914 to probate the will of Vocances Franklin deceased pages 276-305

38. Frank H Mueller plaintiff Vs Amilie Ebert, and albert Ebert Wife and husband, and Gotlieb Leibbrant and August Bahr defendants filed April 29, 1914 to foreclose mortgage notes and sell real estate pages 306-314

39.Henry Hartman plaintiff Vs Albert J Helm, Mary E Helm, James L Sims, Clara E Sims, E G Caine and C H Russell defendants filed Sept. 4, 1914Objecctions to Appraisal and Sale

continued from page 155 of this volume. which was for foreclosure and sall of land objected to sum land sold for page 314-322

40. The Southwick Loan and Trust Company plaintiff Vs John R Brown,Anna May Brown and Stephen A Austin defendants filed August 1, 1914 Foreclose on mortgages and sell premises and then pay off mortgage and interest pages 322-329

41. Continued from page 131 The First National Bank of McCook, Nebraska plaintiff vs Isaac M Smith defendant Sept 26, 1914 foreclosure of Mortgage on Real Estate pages 329-335

42. Charles J Bills plaintiff Vs Edward G Bohanan, Hattie Bohanan, Charles D Mullen, Margaret Mullen, Elliott Lowe, Stella S Lowe, Ella L Jackson, Charles F Jackson, William J Blystone, C C McPearson , Frank J Polley, Sadie Polley, william L Lowe Mary B Lowe, and August Nothnagel defendants, foreclose on Real Estate Mortgage and sold and he be paid what owed him pages 335-349 for balance of this record see Volume 26 page (410-414)

43. The First National Bank of McCook Plaintiffs Vs Alonzo Cone Defendant Filed July 18, 1914 Bill of ParticularsJudgment against the defendant for money owed plus interest. issued an order of Attachment for lands. goods and chattels pages 349-355

44. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Albert Meade defendant filed Feb. 22, 1915 transcript ,Complaint by Milton Osborn for assult with intent to do Great Bodily Injury. he pleaded Guilty as charged and sent to prison from 1-5 years pages 355-360

45. Thomas B Canaga plaintiff Vs John w Dutcher and John G O'Dea defendants filed Feb. 7, 1913 transcript ; case # 969 Docket 8, page 48, filed Petition in Replevin, found for the Defendant pages 360-366

46. William F Nieweg plaintiff Vs Levi M Berryman and Gottlieb Unger defendants filed April 15, 1913 to foreclose on Real Estate sold under false statements pages 366-382

47. The McCook Building and Saving Association plaintiff Vs Norman B Silver and Lela C Silver defendants filed Sept 6, 1913 for balance of this record see Volume 25, page 449,

ordered to sell land and foreclose mortgage pages 382-384

48. The First National Bank of Albion , Ne plaintiff vs Robert W Stillinger defendant filed Sept 8, 1914 balance of this record see volume 26 pages 131-144, for foreclosure of mortgage upon Real Estate. pages 384-389

49. Samuel C King plaintiff Vs Henry J Cozad plaintiff filed Sept. 4, 1914 balance of this record see Volume 25, pages 667-673 Foreclosure of mortgage on Real Estate order of sale , pages 389-396

50. William H Smith plaintiff Vs Chester W Dow and Irma M Dow defendants filed May 1, 1913

Mortgage foreclosed and they pay his the taxes, and insurance he has paid plus interest pages 396-400

51. A B Wood County Treasurer plaintiff Vs The County of Red Willow defendants filed January 13, 1914, for extra help to help transcribe taxes prior to 1900 the claim was disallowed by the County Board. Jury found for the plaintiff defendants ordered a new trial pages 400-408

52. Walter DeVoe plaintiff Vs Eva DeVoe defendant filed Sept 20, 1913 divorce married Dec. 12, 1895 in Red Willow County, Ne. Issue of marriage are Lowel DeVoe 16, Neboy DeVoe age 7, Extreme Crulety and wants Divorce and Custody of minor children pages 408-409

53. Charles J Bills plaintiff Vs Edward G Bohanan defendant filed Nov 21, 1914 balance of this record see Volume 26, page 349., Assignment of Decree , decree of foreclosure order of sale pages 410-414

54. Catherine Snyder plaintiff Vs William O Russell and Louisa Russell defendants filed April 18, 1914 foreclose on mortgage filed Demurrer pages 414-417.

55. Sarah Shaffer and J E Kelley plaintiff Vs Emma Jeffries and William Jeffries defendants filed July 20, 1914 Praecipe foreclose on notes and mortgages plus taxes, insurance and interest on said mortgages pages 417-421

56. Clara M Cusick plaintiff Vs Patrick F Cusick defendant divorce filed August 26, 1914 married June 5, 1913 Falls City, Nebraska He is a habitual Drunk and lost his job because of it , and non support she asks for alimony and her name restored to Clara M Schlagel pages 421-423

57. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs William Fritsch defendant filed Oct. 16, 1914 complaint for Grand Larceny case # 61, docket 1, page 78, stole from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroads. he pleaded guilty as charged pages 423-428

58. Paul S Seeley plaintiff Vs The unknown heirs and devisees of Alanzo A McMillen, sometimes knows as Alonzo A McMillen deceased. filed Dec. 7, 1914 he prays for decree quieting his title . pages 428-432

59. The State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Foster Brown filed Dec 23, 1914 Case # 63 Docket # 1 page 82 , Transcript Complaint for Larceny by Henry Johnson stole 15 hogs , Jury found him Guilty as charged and sent him to prison pages 432-438

60. Albert Cowings plaintiff Vs Fred Brochert, John Doe true name unknown, and Mary Doe true name unknown defendants filed Oct. 31, 1914 that the contract and agreement be treated as a mortgage and foreclose . pages 438-446

61. Elizabeth M Charles plaintiff Vs William Enyeart, Ida C Enyeart, William O Finch and Anna J Finch, his wife , defendants filed Oct. 23, 1914 Praecipe foreclose on notes and Mortgages ordered to sell pages 446-450

62. The Southwick Loan and Trust Company, Plaintiff Vs Henry Martin and Lulu M Martin defendants filed Dec. 26, 1914 Judgment be made for what the defendants owe or a decree be issued and order of sale . pages 450-456

63. The First Saving Bank of Friend Nebraska plaintiff Vs Mary Davis, Edmund Davis and Richmond Gavit defendants filed Dec. 26, 1914 foreclose continued in complete record volume 27, pages 277 pages 456-462

64. Viola Kelley plaintiff Vs Thomas C Kelley defendant filed July 21, 1914 to foreclose a mortgage on land , and land be sold to pay the judgment of the plaintiff pages 462-480

65. Albert J Helm plaintiff Vs James L Sims and Clara E Sims defendants filed Occt. 3, 1914

that the contract be treated as a mortgage and a order of sale issued according to law. a Judgment was rendered in District Court in favor of the plaintiff. pages 480-485

66. William H Wallace , Executor of the estate of Susan P Rogers Deceased plaintiff Vs Otto Tilgner and Ina Tilgner , his wife defendants filed August 8, 1914 foreclose on Real Estate Mortgage pages 485-492

67. John D George plaintiff Vs Lowell N Higgins, Dora B Higgins ,Clara V Woodgate and Francis M Jennings defendants filed August 1, 1914 foreclose on Real estate Mortgage and ordered to sell to satisfy the debts pages 493-498

68. Fannie May Doling plaintiff Vs Charley Thomas Doling defendant filed January 6, 1915 divorce Married March 4, 1900 Wray , Colorado Yuma County, Issues of Marriage are

Glen 13, Paul 11, Carl 7, and Arthur 5 years of age. charges Extreme Cruelty from drinking Liquor she asks for divorce and custody of Glen and Arthur and such other relief the courts see fit. pages 499-500

69. Vera Arvilla Griggs plaintiff Vs Bert Alfred Griggs defendant filed March 23, 1915 Divorce Married January 10, 1911 at Benkleman, Nebraska, non support , wants divorce and relief the courts see fit. pages 501-502

70. Laura M Holcomb plaintiff Vs Richard L Holcomb Jr. filed Oct 3, 1914 married March 18, 1909 at McCook, Nebraska Issue of marriage one child Lemoine J age 41/2 years old. extreme cruelty and she wants custody of said child , alimony and a restraining order so he cannot sell or dispose of personal property pages 503-507

71. Susan M Gardner plaintiff Vs Clara V Williams defendant filed March 7, 1914. defendant has a title that wasn't released the plaintiff prays that her title be quieted and confirmed pages 507-509

72. Howard M Gardner, William AGardner, William E Drake, Lawrence D Drake, Charles G Gardner, Henry Herbert Gardner, Lucy F Greenman , John R Gardner , and Roxanna R Howe sole heirs at law of Susan M Gardner deceased, plaintiff vs Clara V Williams defendants last will and testament of Susan M Gardner, pages 510-516

73. In the Matter of the Application of E E Smith Administrator for license to sell Real Estate filed January 15, 1915 to sell real estate to pay debts pages 516-524

74. In the matter of the Application of F G Stilgebouer, administrator with the will annexed, for license to sell Real Estate, to sell part of the Real Estate to pay bills pages 524-535

75. continued from page 122 of this volume pages 535-539

76. continued from page 188 of this volume pages 540 the property sold and money divided evenly according to the law pages 541-545

77. The Southwick Loan and Trust Co. plaintiff Vs John W Dutchery, Sarah K Dutcher, Mary E Uhlir, Frank Uhlir, her husband, C W Harvey true first name unknown defendants filed April 17, 1915 to foreclose 2 certain mortgages. pages 546-560

78. State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs George Lehn defendant filed May 6, 1915 Complaint for Burglary and Larceny complaint by Ike Yarter he pleaded guilty pages 561-562

79 State of Nebraska plaintiff Vs Ward Quigley defendant filed May 6, 1915 complaint for Burglary and Larceny filed by Ike Yarter he pleaded guilty had petition signed to take it easy on him and he not drink liquor pages 561-565

80. the Southwick Loan and Trust Company plaintiff Vs John K Carter, Andrew Lehn and Mary Lehn filed April 10, 1915 fore close on loan and mortgages , pages 566-578

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