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We Solicit Your Business.
Clara Young was a I'lal tsnioul li
J. II. Farris spent a few hours
in the county seal Tuesday even
ing. 11. A. Hoot made a short visil
with friends in Lincoln last Sat
urday. Hoy. Ilanna is spending a few
days this week visit ing friends in
Mrs. A. L. Maker is In Omaha
this week taking treatment at St.
Albert Young and Mert Hoot
are building a hay barn for Fred
Hamge this week,
i The social tit 4 lie Christian
church Sal unlay evening was a
success in every way.
Freddie Shoemaker and wife
and his fattier and mother were
visitors in Murray Sunday,
i Shafer Bros, shipped two cars
n-ach of cattle and hogs Monday
lo the South Omaha market.
Mrs. Charles Freeze was in
Omaha last week, called there by
the sickness of her sister.
Story telling hour at the library
from 3 to 1. All children invited,
but good behav ior is required.
Dr. (iilmore went to Platts
mouth Wednesday evening to
look afler some matters of busi
Mrs. F.dward Lman b-fl Sun
day morning for Mrunswiek. Neb.,
for :i week's visit witli relatives
Hob Windham came down from
I'lallsinouth Wednesday to llnih
wiring the new home for the
Mrs. .Tames llatcbutt and
daughter, Vera, were Nebraska
City visitors Saturday, spending
the day with friends.
August F.ngelkemeier and Al
fred (lansemer shinned a car
load of Tat hogs o the South
Omaha market Wednesday.
Mrs. Dooley relumed home
Tuesday morning afler spending
a few days with her aunt, who is
confined in the hospital in Omaha.
Prepare for Your
Spring Work Now!
VOUR plows need
sharpening, and other
machinery may need re
pairing. Line them up
now and bring them in,
and let me put them in
goodcondition for you by
the time the Spring rush
arrives. You will be busy
then and so will I.
COME IN NOW!
Blacksmithing and Horseshoeing
If good roads brings business
to a town, then why not have
William Porter of Mynard was
transacting business in Murray
A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Al llennegar, ten miles west of
Murray, on Saturday, May 17.
Dr. O. II. (iilmore spent Wed
nesday in Omaha at the meeting
of the Slate Medical society, re
turning home on the midnight
The regular meeting of the
Library association will be Wed
nesday evening, May 28. All per
sons interested in any way in I he
library are invited.
L. Ingwerson of Nehawka has
just completed a well for II. G.
Long. Henry has thirty-six feel
of water, which certainly speaks
well for a dry town.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan While are
not feeling very well Ibis week.
We trust these excellent old peo
ple will soon be themselves again
in the enjoyment of good health.
Hen Land and wife, norlhwesl
of Murray, are rejoicing over the
advent of a new baby girl at their
home. Mother and daughter are
doing nicely, ami lien is jusl as
happy as a big sunflower.
Alf Nickels, our hustling asses
sor, is making his Una! round
this week, Mr. Niohels lias heeu
knocked out somewhat on account
of pool- health, bill will complelt
his work in lime for the meelinj.
of I he assessors.
W. W. Hamilton. Herl Hoot ami
Albert Young were taken
I'lallsinouth hy s. u. I'llmau in
his car Friday, and from then
they all went lo Omaha but Sam
who returned home, and tin
others returned on the midnigh
Last rnday S. O. Pitman, nl
the drawing at McF.hvain's jewelry
store in Plallsmouth, was the
lucky man. He held the lucky
number (hut called for the hand
some hand-painted chocolate set,
valued at $25. Sam was born
under a lucky star.
The Misses Kva Laltue, Opha
Haker, Hulh Hamilton und Master
Everett Spauglor are the eighth
grade pupils passing the exam
ination. They will go to Weeping
Water to the graduating ex
ercises. John Ferris and Steven Copon-
haver were summoned to Omaha
Wednesday evening to see the
brother of the latter, who is at
one of the hospitals there in a
very serious condition as a result
of an operation performed sov
oral days ago.
Miss Rosa May Creamer, who
was taken lo the hospital in Oma
ha Tuesday by Dr. J. F. Hrendol
lo be operated upon for an
pendicilis. She went through
the ordeal the same day she enter
ed the hospital, and at the last ac
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counts me young tauy was in a
fair way lo recover. Miss Creamer
has many friends who will be
pleased lo see her pleasing conn
lenance among (hem again. She
is a very popular young woman
among her legion of friends
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Country
man, and children were Platts
inoulh visitors Saturday.
Fred Hamge, sr., of I'lalls
inouth, spent Sunday with his
sons, A. O. and Fred Hamge, jr.
Miss May Lewis went to Omaha
Wednesday evening to visit Miss
May Creamer at St. Joseph's hos
pital. 1. H. Nickels was in Platts
niouth last Friday delivering an
other load of his apples, which
w ere sold on I he retail market.
Mrs. William Oliver and daugh
ters, Mrs. Charles Contryman and
Miss Elizabeth Oliver, were visit
ing friends in Plattsmouth Sat
urday. Joe Wheeler was down from
Plattsmouth Wednesday visiting
and looking after business, re
turning to the county seat in Ihe
Harry Todd went (o Omaha
Tuesday, reluming Wednesday
morning with the workmen who
are to put the lighling plant in
at his new home.
Charles Creamer went lo Oma
ha Wednesday evening lo visit his
daughter, Miss Hose, who was
operaled upon for appendicitis at
Si. Joseph's hospital Tuesday.
Joe Lloyd was in Murray Wed
nesday for (he first time since he
cut his foot. Joe can now wear
his shoe on Ihe injured member.
but still limps considerably.
Mack Churchill and D. Shrader
were in I'latlsmoul ti Wednesday
morning. Mack returning on Ihe
ocal freight, and D. Shrader wen!
on to Omaha, returning at night.
Mrs. James Drown and daugh
ter were passengers for Plalts-
iiioii I h Wednesday evening, where
they visited until the midnight
train, on which I hey relumed
Will Merger was up from Ne
braska Lily Sunday visiting with
the obi folks al home. He is a
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Merger,
and relurned home the sa,uu
J. 11. Cable, traveling freight
ind passenger agent -of the
Noil h western railroad, was in
Murray a few hours Wednesday
looking after the interests of his
Wednesday was another "hog
lay" for Murray, ami Ihe farm
ers I com west ot town were here!
in great number hauling in pork
ers lo be shipped lo Ihe isouili
Another car of lumber for II.
Long's new residence arrived
Ibis week. Work on Ihe founda-
ion is progressing and soon Ihe
carpenters will be in evidence in
that vicinity, when Hilly Hamilton
ami employes will make tilings
Little Miss Kalherine Mrown is
engaged in assisting her Grand
ma Merger this week wilh Ihe
dining room work. Mis Kalher
ine is a worker and her grand
mother is beginning lo realize
lhat it is going lo be hard to get
along without the lit 1 1 lady's
Warren Wiley, who recent Iv re
turned from near IMainview, Neb.,
where he has been farming, will
make his home here. He and his
wife were reared in Ibis vicinity
and I hey are right al home among
their friends. Mr. Wiley will ac
repl our thanks for a renewal of
his subscription lo the Journal
Mr. and Mrs. Walker Philpot,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ward and Mr.
Lloyd Philpot of Weeping Water
were guests at the home of Wil
liam Oliver and family Sunday.
The trip was made in Mr. Phil
pot's car. Miss Elizabeth Oliver,
who is teaching school near
Weeping Water, roturned with
the parly in the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Porter were
county seat visitors Thursday of
this week. John has just finish
ed . planting his corning and
thought he was entitled to ono
day's rest, and spent the lime
with Plattsmouth friends. While
iu the city he called and had his
name placed on the Journal's
daily list in place of Ihe weekly
Our good-natured friend, n. A
Young, w as in I own Wednesday
morning with a load of hogs, am
handed ye reporter the wherewith
lo pay up all arrearages on the
Journal and one year ahead. Do
is one of Ihe best fellows in Ihe
world, and il is always a pleasure
to meet him. He has in the bin
over 1,000 bushels of wheal
which he thought he would
111 is week.
Fred Engelkemeier and son,
Julius, were Plattsmouth visitors
Thursday of (his week, going up
on the early morning (rain from
ray. They made the Journal
office a pleasant call and Julius
renewed his paper for another
Meek Davis, one of (he enter
prising farmers from west of
Murray, was in town Wednesday
morning. Meeting up with the
reporter of the Journal, he hand
ed us three dollars, which paid up
all arrearages and one year ahead.
Thanks, Mr. Davis!
A station for the Meatrice
creamery is soon to be establish
ed in Murray, and will be under
(he management of Joe Cook,
with headquarters at his grocery
store. Joe is (he right man to
handle (his business.
Men Dill returned from Hast
ings Tuesday evening, where he
went as a delegate from Cass
Lodge No. 365 to the state meet
ing of the A. O. U. W.
On his return Men visited
Ihe Yocuni family in northern
Kansas and spent a few pleasant
hours wilh thorn.
Wouldn't il be better to receive
a check from an insurance coin
pany afler a tornado or cyclone
takes away your home than to be
compelled lo use your own hard
cash to rebuild? 1 represent
Standard Obi Line Companies, and
can write your insurance at a low
rale. Metier look up your policies
and if you have no tornado insur
ance call at the bank and let me
fix vou out.
W. G. Moedeker.
Pasture for Horses.
One dollar per month per head.
Call or write Churchill & Wilson,
Murray, Neb. H-JJ-Jlvvkly
Returns From Springfield.
Ai l bur L. Maker, representing
Ihe local camp of Ihe M. W. A.
at Ihe national insurgent conven
tion al Springfield, Illinois, last
week, relurned home Saturday.
The meeting was a large one, over
liOO delegates being in attendance,
and was mosl enthusiastic
I hroiighoul , which denoted that
Ihe insurgents meant business,
nut also was the lore-runner of
new order of things in the
future conduct of the M. W. A.
1'here were eighteen stales rep
resented, ami Nebraska was on
band with a full representation.
Mr. Maker says I Dal Springfield
treated the boys magnificently.
md he returns home well pleased
wilh Ihe I rip, and also wilh the
good work accomplished bv Ihe
Kensington for Library.
On account of the school picnic
Friday Ihe kensinaton to have
been given at Mrs. Margaret
Mrendei's, will be given Thursday
afternoon, May 2t. As advertised
before, this is for Ihe benefit of
the library, and a fee of 10 cents
will be charged for refreshment's.
H-H-I' I-M-H -H-K- K-H
4 (Special Correspondent.)
I-H-H M-M-l HM-J H-H
Ham! Hain! Rain!
Mill Boelter was home over
Sunday with his parents.
George Hubble of York visited
a friend (?) here a few days last
Ed Taylor of Louisville was
visiting friends here Tuesday and
Miss Vera Giesekier of Lincoln
was visiting her sister, Miss
Marie, last week.
Mrs. Lawton and Mrs. John
Coopple of Wabash were visiting
friends here Monday.
Miss Leal a McDonald was in
Weeping Water Saturday taking
Morn To Mr. and Mrs. Claude
Cole, a bouncing boy, May 19.
Mother and baby are doing fine.
Another dance will be given
Saturday evening, May 31. Every-
tody come. Good music, good
rder and a good time.
Mrs-. J. W. Hughes was taken
to the Immamief hospital in Oma-
ui Saturday for an operation.
She is in a very critical condition.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Williamson
and daughter and Vera Eisenhut
n it down in Ihe car lo Syracuse
md t'nadilla Sunday. It was a
line day and a line ride.
large crowd of young folks
urprised Emma Margman Salur-
iv afternoon, this being her last
week in town. She intends to
oep house for her father this
F. J. Hennings of near Cedar
Creek was in Ihe oily today for
n few liours looking after some
trading with the merchants, and
reports thai Ihe section in which
e resides was visited by a very
heavy rain Monday night and
Fuesday morning and that much
or the corn was washed out and
will have lo be re-planted.
That Saturday Picnic.
Weanies, sauerkraut, potatoes,
gs, coffcei etc., etc., etc., was
the menu at Ihe nicnic Saturday
veiling. Word came lo pack
our baskets and be on the warm
side ol l he tiill liy ( o clock. Di
(iilmore gave the orders and Will
Smith ilid Ihe cooking. Albert
Young furnished Ihe wood, Sam
and Dick Pit man baked the
cakes, (lien Moedecker and Philip
Shaffer run Ihe grocery delivery,
and James Loughridge and Walk
or (iilmoro were dining room
girls. The women would o
casionally add a suggestion, but
these were not well taken. Mrs
Mont Hobb of Stanton was the
guest of honor, and so pleased
was she w ith the excellent supper
that each ono of these men are
recommended to the Slanton bote
Donations to the Library.
Mrs. Finley of Omaha made a
donation of hooks to the library,
and among the number is "The
Ne'er Do Well," by Hex I3each
and a number of Alger books
Ono of the books Mrs. Finley gave
she found in the wreckage of the
Easier slorm and sent it to thi9
library as a souvenir. This
makes the second collodion of
books Mrs. Finley has given, and
the people here certainly ap
preciale the interest she has
Miss Dora Moore gave two
year's subscription lo Ihe Munsey
Magazine, which will be very in
(cresting reading and much ap
FOR SALE While Plymouth
Hock eggs. .3.00 pei 100. Mrs
Cieorge A. KalTenberger, Route
Plattsmouth, Xeb. 3-17-tfd
(ENKETH MCARTY BURNS
SEVERAL FINGERS SEVERELY
rum Tuesday's xally.
This morning Kenneth Mc-
'arly, who is employed in the
iurliiigtoii brass foundry, re
ceived a tiadiv nurneit hand as a
suit of his at templing to start
lire in one of the machines in
Ihe foundry. The lire did not
burn as rapidly as he desired and
lit lie oil was used to start it,
and some of the oil running. down
the handle of Ihe poker he was
using burned several of his ling-
ts and compelled him lo seek a
loclor lo have Ihe injured niciii
per dressed and he will enjoy a
diort vacation of a few days.
A. D. Dick spent Sunday in
La Verne Stone autoed lo Have-
Sam liams of Lincoln was in
John Murtey returned from
Mr. and Mrs. George Leibhart
went to Omaha Monday.
F. E. Patterson was in Lincoln
on business Saturday.
Mrs. James Fisher was shop
ping in Lincoln Saturday.
Mrs. A. N. Meyers and son were
Lincoln visitors Wednesday.
Sam Cashner was in Omaha on
business Monday and Tuesday.
Andrew Christianson made a
business trip to Elmvvood Mon
day. F. M. Groves spent several days
last week with relatives in Lin
coln. Miss Thompson of Lincoln was
a guest Sunday of Miss Anna
Miss Floss Strain of Bethany
was a guest of Mrs. C. D. Vincent
Alfred Stroemer and Elmer
Mennelt were in Lincoln on busi
Mrs. S. 0. Movies visited her
sister, Mrs. Joe Prouty, in Uni
Miss Verna Hydor of Lincoln
visited over Sunday wilh Mr. and
Mrs. S. C. Coyles.
Hoy Armstrong visited his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Arm
strong this week.
Mrs. Elmer Klyver and sister,
Mis Mabel Stout, were shopping
in Lincoln Saturday.
Mrs. John Walker of Lincoln
was a Sunday guesl of Mr. and
Mrs. John Weichel.
I. J. Lauzon of Mobile, Ala
bama, visited a few days last week
wilh Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Casey.
J. D. House of Peru visited a
couple of days with his brother,
J. P. House and family, last week.
Fred I'routy spent Sunday with
his brother, Joe, at University
Place. Joe has been ill for some
The Misses Esther Hosenow,
Frances Meyers and Emma Sut
ton were Lincoln visitors Satur
day. Among those going to Lincoln
Wednesday on business were S.
C. Moyles, Charles Ingwerson and
children and Charles M. Jordan.
Myron Foreman left Thursday
for his home at Niobrara, Neb.,
after spending several weeks
here with relatives.
Miss Stella Sheesley was a pas
senger on No. 17 Sunday evening
for Lincoln to visit with her sis
ter, Mrs. Carlelon Quillion.
Among those going to Lincoln
Friday were the Misses Delia Sut
ton and Eva Jordan and Messrs.
Sam Jordan and Elmer Barrett.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Eveland of
Judith Basin, Montana, came iu
Monday to visit with Mr. and Mrs.
George Leibhart and other rela
tives. Mr. and Mrs. Midlan and son
of South Omaha came in Saturday
to visit Mr. and Mrs. John Murtey.
They spent Sundav fishing at
W. S. Jordan and James Jor
dan shipped two cars of cattle
and hogs to South Omaha Wed
nesday. They accompanied the
Mrs. F. M. Grove ami children
returned from Central City Wed
nesday, afler having spent Ihe
past week with her sister, Mrs.
Vamroy and family.
Grandma Foreman returned
Sunday from Lincoln, after a two
weeks' visit with relatives, and is
now spending a few days with her
son, James Foreman and family.
Isaac Hoi Ion bock lost two
valuable cows, John Kunlz six
head of cattle, August Johnson
one and John Arres one by
lightning in the slorm last Mon
We are informed by J. P. Rouse,
Alvo agent, that the storm of
Easter Sunday cost the Farmers'
Mutual of Lincoln, Neb., $75,000.
The claims have been promptly
and satisfactorily settled.
Mrs. Harry . Appfeman and
daughter, Miss Marie, and Farley
Young, of Lincoln, came down
Friday evening lo visit at the
rptegrove home. They returned
lo Lincoln Sunday evening on
Ned Shaffer came in Friday aft
ernoon from Beatrice and re
mained until Saturday with his
brother, J. A. Shaffer. He left for
his home in Denver, Colorado,
Saturday, afler having spent two
weeks wilh relatives in Nebraska.
Miss Graycc Foreman enter
tained Ihe "Oro" society at a
"slumber" parly last Saturday
evening. Those present, were:
Misses Anna Paylon, Fullerton,
Neb.; Francos Underwood, Oma
ha; Anna Thurson, Dora Carroll
and Madge Boise of University
Place; Zola Ochiltree, lladdam,
Kansas, and Flo Moyles of this
place. Those from out of town
relurned to their homes Sunday
morning, wilh the exception of
Mi.s Underwood, who remained
until Sunday evening, and Miss
Thurson, who remained over
Sunday. Messrs. Lahinan and
Thurson of University Place
also spent Sunday at the Foreman
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